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Data-based simulations point to simpler methods for containing pandemic spread while minimizing economic disruptions more

People with less memory loss in old age gain more knowledge

New findings on cognitive development in adulthood more

Young smiling couple wearing disposable masks standing in the supermarket mall, with trolley carts full of vegetables, buying food and groceries, looking for healthy products.

Adolescents—like nutrition experts—use “naturalness” to judge a food’s healthiness more

Other Highlights
In the "Other Highlights" section, you will find references to selected statements, interviews, podcasts, or other contributions in which scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development were involved. more


Tamara Turner has won the 2022 Early Career Prize

The prize is awarded every two years by the British Forum for Ethnomusicology more

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The Social Advisory Council comments on the Federal Government's Pension Insurance Report more

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The BiB collaborates with outstanding researchers in its new Fellow Programme more

Seminars and Events

Colloquium: Enthusiasm: Romantic accounts of a modern emotion

Diana Colceriu, University of Bucharest
Jul 5, 2022 17:00
On site

Seminar: Dean Eckles

Dean Eckles
Jul 5, 2022 15:00
Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, 14195 Berlin, Room: Large Conference Room

Your brain - for life! Closing conference for the Lifebrain consortium

Jun 29, 2022 09:00 - 17:00
Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford, UK

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