Prof. Wolf Singer conducts research into the physiological basis of psychological processes at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt/Main. He has received numerous renowned awards for his research. In 2002, he was made a Chevalier de la Légion dHonneur. He studied medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and neurophysiology in Paris. In 1971, he focused on methods for observing psycho-physical interactions in animals at the University of Sussex. Singer was appointed Director of the Max Planck Institute in 1981; before that, he worked at the universities of Bielefeld and Zurich. Singer is a member of the Advisory Council to the Volkswagen Foundation and the Study Foundation of the German People as well as a member of the Awards Committee of the Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation.
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