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.


One in five people is highly sensitive, but what does that mean?

Highly Sensitive Persons wanted for research during the Week of HSP

This week marks the Week of the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), dedicated to raising awareness about high sensitivity, an excellent opportunity to learn more about HSP and to participate in important scientific research in this field.

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Freeze response in dangerous situations is actually very useful

A doctoral research project conducted at Radboud University by Felix Klaassen and defended on the 5th of June shows that the freeze response can be really helpful in dealing with a situation in a well-considered way.

Donders Poster Session 2022

Donders Session: Poster Session

During the yearly Poster Sessions, early career researchers show their work. Within each of the four Donders research themes a small group of judges inspected the posters and decided which one presented their work best.


Tutorial by Anne Collins (UC Berkeley)

PostDoc Ponders - Start of Summer

DCCN Colloquium Anne Collins