Research Department of Neuroscience


RDN Neuroscience Calendar

RUB-Forscher neu in NRW Akademie

Als die 19 neuen Mitglieder in der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste (AWK) am 20. Mai in Düsseldorf willkommen geheißen wurden, gehörte auch ein Neurowissenschaftler der RUB dazu: der Biopsychologe Prof. Dr. Onur Güntürkün. Herzlichen Glückwunsch!


Nerve cells in the fast lane

Dopamine-producing neurons fulfil important function in the brain. Scientists from Bochum and Bonn conduct joint research.

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Magnolia scent activates human pheromone receptor

Just like animals, humans use chemical communication. Scent molecule Hedione triggers different brain activities in men and women.

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Emotions are not just feelings hidden inside

RUB philosophers put forward a new emotion recognition model. Humans perceive feelings of others via pattern recognition.

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Prize for RUB researcher

Junior professor Sarah Weigelt is awarded with the most important young academics Award, she is one of the winners of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize.

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STED-Microscope for the RDN

The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved the building of a STED microscope, optimized for neuroscientific questions. The completion of the equipment is scheduled for 2014. The device will be located at the RUBION.

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