Michael Skeide

Michael Skeide
Research group leader, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Michael Skeide completed his undergraduate studies at Heidelberg University and Harvard University before obtaining a PhD in Psychology from Leipzig University. He is currently the head of a research group at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. His group investigates how cognitive abilities are generated by the developing brain. His award-winning research is published in Nature and Science journals and supported by the European Research Council (ERC), the German Research Foundation (DFG), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Jacobs Foundation.

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