SFB News - 2013
17.12.2013 The brain's data compression mechanisms

Primary cortex generates efficiently compressed sensory information. Researchers from the RUB and the University Osnabrück report in "Cerebral Cortex"
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06.12.2013 Writing Challenge 2013

The pupil's writing competition 2013
"A fit brain?" has closed.
Click here to view the winning entries.

20.11.2013 Investigating the visual cortex

Neurons strengthen their synapses in order to remain active after loss of input. Researchers from the RUB and the MPI Neuobiology, Martinsried report in "Neuron".
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29.10.2013 Brain stimulation with sensitivity

Training glove for stroke patients. Passive tactile stimulation improves motor skills.
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25.09.2013 Brain Day 2013

On 25th of September our third Brain Day 2013 "From basic research to therapy" took place.
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01.08.2013 August 2013: Visiting RUB

Prof. Alireza Valizadeh from the "Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences" (Iran) is guest at the Mercator Research Group "Structure of Memory" (Prof. S. Cheng).
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04.-05.03.2013 Learning and Memory 2013

On the 4th and 5th of March, the fourth IGSN conference in cooperation with ths SFB 874 took place, entitled "Learning and memory: mechanisms, functional correlates, control and extinction" Click here for a report and photos

13.02.2013 Why there are bad learners

Research team from Berlin, Bochum and Leipzig discovers and reports in The Journal of Neuroscience: brain does not process sensory information sufficiently. Read more.