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An island for negative feelings

August 27, 2019

The insular cortex of the brain processes negative emotions and physical states

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Brain region for close-up exploration

August 15, 2019

A mouse’s brain creates a multi-sensory impression of the nearby environment

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Live streaming the brain

July 01, 2019

Neurobiologists show how movement information flows through the fish brain

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At a glance


Departments & Research Groups

Scientists at the institute investigate in five departments and independent research groups the structure, function, development and plasticity of the nervous system.

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Campus Martinsried

A great variety of scientific institutes and establishments, ranging from educational facilities over research institutes to start-up businesses, are found only a stone's throw away from each other on the Campus Martinsried.

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Working at the institute

Join us! Information regarding PhD programs, internships, job offers as well as other opportunities and support support is found on our career pages.

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MaxLab: Hands-on for visitors

Students and visitors of all ages are able to conduct different experiments, all related to the current research of the Max Planck Institutes in Martinsried.

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