Lecture in language


Manfred Spitzer (DEU)

psychiatrist, neuroscientist

„Our brain is kind of a paradox storage device. The more is there, the more fits in.“


One of today’s most renowned brain researchers, known as a critic of the current digitization of society. Prof. DDr. Manfred Spitzer directs the psychiatric university hospital in Ulm and the Transfer Center, founded by him in 2004 for Neurosciences and Learning. He works at the interface between mind and brain in the areas of cognitive and social neuroscience.

  With his books and television shows (Mind & Brain, BR alpha) he conveys results and relations of neuroscience comprehensible to the public. His recent book ‘Digital Dementia’ about More…

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