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Interaction between sensory and motor systems during task accomplishment

Dr. Janelle Pakan Date & Time: 12.06.2023 | 16:00 - 17:30 Room 2030, Cognium, Hochschulring 18 We are constantly learning from our experiences as we engage with the world around us. During this active learning, our senses work together to build an external reality that is also influenced by our current behavior. A large [...]

The secret social life of fruit flies

Prof. Dr. Jan Clemens Date & Time: 19.06.2023 | 16:00 - 17:30 Location: Room 2030, Cognium, Hochschulring 18 What makes our brain so flexible? What mechanisms enable us to process the vast amounts of sensory information that flow into us every second so seemingly effortlessly? How do we establish efficient and adaptive communication between humans and [...]

MindTalk: Brain on the brink: Self-organization between chaos and order and the bag of tricks of physics (Prof. Dr. Stefan Bornholdt, 05.06.2023, 16:00-17:30, Haus der Wissenschaft, Sandstraße 4/5, Olbers-Saal)

The nerve cells in our head are like little loaded colts: ready to "fire" at any time. Our brain consists of billions of them, connected in a dense signal network. This is stuff for nightmares, because what if the signal fire grows at lightning speed, who stops it? The everyday experience with our brains seems [...]