News and research highlights from the group "Circuits for Emotion"

Balancing fear

Balancing fear

November 18, 2021

The brain uses bodily signals to regulate fear. more

Recognition for outstanding publications by young scientists

Young Scientist Award 2020 goes to Nikolai Hörmann and Nate Nejc Dolensek more

Scientific highlights 2020

Scientific highlights 2020

December 21, 2020

Many publications by Max Planck scientists in 2020 were of great social relevance or met with a great media response. We have selected 12 articles to present you with an overview of some noteworthy research of the year more

Awarding the research of young scientists

Johannes Larsch and Daniel Gehrlach receive the Young Scientist Award 2019 more

The facial expressions of mice

The face of a mouse reveals its emotions more

An island for negative emotions

The insular cortex processes negative emotions and bodily states more

Neuronal circuits of fear

Neuronal circuits of fear

September 06, 2017

Nadine Gogolla receives an ERC Starting Grant for the investigation of the insular cortex more

Insular cortex alterations in mouse models of autism

Scientists unravel a neural circuit that could play an important role in autism more

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