Max Planck Research Groups
The International Max Planck Research School COMP2PSYCH is part of the Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research located in Berlin and London. The program combines and integrates training in computer science, applied mathematics and statistics, psychology, and psychiatry with the goal to enable fellows to adapt and develop computational and statistical tools.
The International Max Planck Research School The Life Course: Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics (LIFE) is part of the Max Planck Society's framework of International Max Planck Research Schools. The goal of the Research School is advanced research training in the study of human behavior and institutional systems over evolutionary and ontogenetic (life cycle) time. LIFE takes an integrative and interdisciplinary approach to understanding human development in a changing world, connecting evolutionary, ontogenetic, historical, and institutional perspectives.
IMPRS Moral Economies
The IMPRS Moral Economies explores the “Moral Economies of Modern Societies” by identifying values, emotions and habits that inform and inspire social formations which have emerged since the eighteenth century, in Europe, North America, and South Asia. Research and the curriculum focus on the interlocking of new modes of feeling and the definition and justification of new social values.more
The goal of The International Max Planck Research School Adapting Behavior in a Fundamentally Uncertain World (Uncertainty School) is to study cognitive, social, and organizational adaptations in uncertain and changing situations that involve individuals, groups, and institutions. The program combines a strong theoretical focus with practical applications.
How do I make decisions in our modern, technological world? Questions like these are the research focus of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy (Director: Gerd Gigerenzer). The researchers will conduct studies and experiments and carry out surveys in the general population. Their findings and training seminars shall aid in assessing risks competently and correctly.