Donders MRI scanner

Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour

The Donders Institute explores the human brain, cognition, and behaviour across various disciplines, including medicine, physics, biology, psychology, AI, and language studies. Our researchers collaborate to enhance knowledge of the brain, aiming to benefit health, education, and technology.



Funding for early detection of stress signals

The DESTRESS project, funded by NWO within the framework of the Dutch National Science Agenda. This eight-year project aims to develop a new approach for timely detection of stress and strengthening of individual and organizational resilience.

Lisa Genzel

From maps to memories: ERC Consolidator grant for study CreateKnow

Lisa Genzel was awarded an ERC Consolidator grant of two million Euro to unravel how knowledge is encoded in the brain.

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Brain Awareness Week

Join on of the activities Donders Institute during the Brain Awareness Week 2024. There is a Radboud Reflects lecture, a Brainhelpdesk market stand, an experiment and workhshop.


PhD defense Rayyan Toutounji

Donders presentation DYNAMIC project

Brain Awareness Week

Investigation of impaired inhibition in Parkinson’s Disease