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  • bignardi
    12 July 2024

    Giacomo Bignardi wins Robert Francès Award

    We would like to congratulate Giacomo Bignardi on winning the Robert Francès Award for Most Outstanding Student Research Contribution from the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA).

  • Behaviour Genetics Association Award for Lucía De Hoyos
    10 July 2024

    Behaviour Genetics Association Award for Lucía De Hoyos

    Last week Lucía De Hoyos received the Outstanding Associate Member Oral Presentation Award at the annual meeting of the Behavioural Genetics Association (BGA) in London. We congratulate her with this...

  • Alessio thesis
    08 July 2024

    Alessio Quaresima defends thesis 12 July

    On 12 July at 12:30 am, Alessio Quaresima will defend his thesis "A Bridge Not Too Far: Neurobiological causal models of word recognition" in the Aula of the Radboud University. The event will also be...

  • rowan thesis
    13 June 2024

    Rowan Sommers defends thesis on 17 June

    On 17 June at 10:30 am, Rowan Sommers will defend his thesis "Neurobiology of reference" in the Aula of the Radboud University. The event will also be accessible via live-stream.

  • Joery and Laura
    12 June 2024

    Otto Hahn Medals for Joery den Hoed and Laura Giglio

    Each year, the Max Planck Society awards up to 30 young scientists and researchers for outstanding scientific achievements with the Otto Hahn Medal. We congratulate Joery den Hoed and Laura Giglio who...

  • brain
    05 June 2024

    Brain waves shape the words we hear

    The timing of our brain waves shapes which words we hear. In a study published in PNAS, researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics and Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging in...

  • Singing researchers find cross-cultural patterns in music and language
    16 May 2024

    Singing researchers find cross-cultural patterns in music and language

    Are acoustic features of music and spoken language shared across cultures? Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen contributed to a global study of music and speech...

  • Egzi thesis cover
    09 May 2024

    Ezgi Mamus defends thesis 13 May

    On 13 May at 14:30 am, Ezgi Mamus will defend her thesis "Perceptual experience shapes how blind and sighted people express concepts in multimodal language" in the Aula of the Radboud University. The...

  • Daniel Dennett
    22 April 2024

    Daniel Dennett (1942-2024)

    The MPI is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Daniel Dennett (1942-2024), Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Centre for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. Dennett was...

  • Peter Hagoort
    11 April 2024

    Yuen Ren Chao Prize for Peter Hagoort

    The MPI is proud to announce that Prof. dr. Peter Hagoort will receive the Yuen Ren Chao Prize in Language Sciences. The prize is initiated and hosted by the Faculty of Humanities of the Hong Kong...

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