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“Kernel” lexicon of languages remains stable in the long run

Changes in the social environment can nevertheless speed up the development of a language’s lexicon
Max Planck Society – Research

Chimpanzee males more likely to kill and be killed

Lethal aggression in chimpanzees and bonobos is better explained by adaptive strategies than human impacts
Max Planck Society – Research

The seat of consciousness

At least two regions of the brain decide what we perceive
Max Planck Society – Research

Carbon, linger on!

Researchers paint a new picture of carbon in land ecosystems and stress that precipitation is an important climate factor in the carbon cycle
Max Planck Society – Research

Synchronous oscillations in the short-term memory

Scientists have decoded the functioning of the short-term memory
Max Planck Society – Research