Cracking the code for memory


Navigating Cognition

Spatial Codes for Human Thinking


A map for knowledge

The hippocampus encodes distances in concept space


Visual Grids in MEG

Grid-like Modulation of Human High Frequency Activity


Visual Grids

It’s not where you are, it’s where you look


Memory Snapshots

Coordination of eye-movements and brain oscillations supports memory encoding


Hippocampus as the storyteller

New study reveals how the brain makes sense of movies


An event map in the hippocampus

Disentangling time and space in memory


Grid-like signals in imagination

The brain's spatial navigation system and mental imagery


Mnemonic convergence

Hippocampus combines fragments of memory


Connecting brain waves

Synchronized brain oscillations link distant brain regions that allow us to combine memories


Our mission is to understand how the brain and the mind work. We seek to answer fundamental questions in neuroscience.

“Memory is at the heart of our personality”

Christian Doeller, Principal Investigator

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