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Study examines how people deal with diverging information more

Study Shows How Language Humanizes AI more

The report on findings of a University of Hildesheim study describes the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB) in the 1960s and 1970s as part of a “network” in which “pedophile viewpoints were accepted, supported and defended”. The founding director of the MPIB, Hellmut Becker, is mentioned several times in this context. The MPIB will take the events that have now come to light regarding the Pedagogical Center as an opportunity to carry out further investigations and to clarify Hellmut Becker’s role in the Kentler case. more


Ute Frevert, Director of the Research Center for the History of Emotions, has been elected to the Presidium of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and to the Council of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW). more

Since 2013, the German FAZ has ranked the performance of the 100 leading economists in Germany. more

Sebastian Grüneisen, Postdoc at the Center for Adaptive Rationality has been awarded a Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). With the ERC Starting Grant, the European Union is supporting promising scientist at the beginning of an independent career with up to 1.5 million euros. more

Seminars and Events

Paul B. Baltes Lecture 2020

Nora S. Newcombe, Temple University
Oct 16, 2020 18:00

Why We Need a Lifespan Approach to Developmental Change

Ulman Lindenberger, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Aug 6, 2020

Choices in Design and Analysis to Study Change

Ellen Hamaker, Utrecht University
Jul 30, 2020

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