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Akyel, Dominic

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
(2007 - 2010)

Research Project: The economization of the sacred: The transformation of the death care industry in Germany

 

Alves Conte de Morais, Ana Sofia

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2012 - 2014)

Research Project: How cognitive aging impacts decision making in real-world environments

 

Ansaloni, Sara

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
(2011 - 2012)

Research Project: The role of microRNAs and single nucleotide polymorphisms in Alzheimer's disease

 

Archer, Catharine Ruth

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2015 - 2016)

Research Project: Determinants of the pace of life – studying the effects of sexual selection, mating systems and parental care

 

Bareither, Isabelle

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2010 - 2013)

Research Project: Neural and cognitive effects of imperceptible visual stimuli in older versus younger adults

 

Baro, Hanna C.

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: Aging in Modern and Contemporary Art

 

Barthold, Julia

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2010 - 2014)

Research Project: Sex differences in ageing across vertebrates

 

Basellini, Ugofilippo

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2015 - 2016)

Research Project: Forecasting longevity improvements from pace and shape of human aging

 

Becker, Paul

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
(2011 - 2014)

Research Project: How migrants navigate the formal and informal state in Russia

 

Bisenius, Sandrine

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: Social cognition in patients with frontotemporal lobar degeneration

 

Blanke, Elisabeth

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: Adult Age Differences in Empathic Accuracy and Socio-Emotional Adjustment

 

Bui, Van

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2007 - 2012)

Research Project: Retirement Decisions in a Family Context

 

Burger, Oskar

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2010 - 2013)

Research Project: Ecological Constraints and Life History Tradeoffs among Human Foragers and their Prey

 

Campos Rodrigues, Inês

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2014 - 2015)

Research Project: Sex differences in human longevity

 

Cyffka, Kristen

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2014 - 2016)

Research Project: Advances in statistical methodology in the demography of aging

 

Davis, Lucy

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute
(2010 - 2011)

Research Project: Silenus and the Mythic Dimensions of Aging in European Painting, c. 1590-1650

 

Dewhurst, Elaine

Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
(2012 - 2013)

Research Project: Age Discrimination in Europe: A legal analysis of age discrimination in healthcare, employment and education.

 

Diersch, Nadine

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2007 - 2011)

Research Project: The role of expertise in an aging mind for simulating the actions of others

 

Diliagka, Dafni

Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
(2010 - 2015)

Research Project: The social security schemes, the constitutional and administrative legal aspects of the aging society

 

Dossi, Davide

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute
(2009 - 2011)

Research Project: Alessandro Turchi: An Artist Grows Old

 

Fechner, Hanna Bettine

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: Memory and decision making in younger and older adults: Insights from cognitive modeling and neural correlates

 

Ferrario, Roberta

Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
(2010 - 2013)

Research Project: Equality, proportionality and Individualization in criminal entencing. A comparative study focusing on criminal cases involving elderly offenders

 

Fox, Pia-Leonie

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute
(2010 - 2013)

Research Project: Depictions of children in scenes of the Passion of Christ in 15th and 16th century Europe. Pueri as symbols of past and future and their role in religious instruction

 

Frosch, Katharina

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2007 - 2010)

Research Project: Workforce age, human capital and innovation

 

Gao, Xuefei

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
(2014 - 2016)

Research Project: Aging and Interference Control During Language Processing

 

García-García, Isabel

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2014 - 2016)

Research Project: Aging and Obesity: their interaction in the processing of negative emotions

 

Giaimo, Stefano

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
(2015 - 2016)

Research Project: Game-theoretic methods in evolutionary demography

 

Gruber, Heike

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
(2014 - 2016)

Research Project: Experimental Evolution of Environmentally Dependent Life History Strategies

 

Heinze, Anne Friederike

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
(2007 - 2011)

Research Project: The Evolution of Female Human Life History - Insights from an Agent-based Modeling Perspective

 

Hoffmann, Julia

Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing
(2014 - 2016)

Research Project: Aging mechanisms in a simple animal model: Uncovering the functions of the nuclear receptor DHR96 in the fruit fly

 

Jorgo, Alemayehu Debelo

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: The Role of Age Sets in Identity Politics among the Oromo People of Ethiopia

 

Jung, Christina

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2010 - 2014)

Research Project: Intra- and interpersonal coordination of aiming movements in elderly people

 

Kaiser, Ramona

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2010 - 2013)

Research Project: Detection of social interaction from interpersonal movement kinematics in dance

 

Kampmann, Sabine

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute
(2009 - 2011)

Research Project: Age and Aging in Art and Visual Culture

 

Khechumyan, Aleksandr

Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: The Treatment of Older Prisoners under International Law: Age Related Violations of Human Rights in Prison Context

 

Kluge, Fanny

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2008 - 2010)

Research Project: The individual economic lifecycle and its fiscal implications in an aging Germany

 

Kunz, Franziska

Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
(2007 - 2011)

Research Project: Crime, Deviance, and Older People: a Self-Report-Study among 50-to-80-Years-Olds Discourse Networks and German Pension Politics

 

Leifeld, Philip

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
(2007 - 2011)

Research Project: Discourse Networks and German Pension Politics

 

Marinello, Riccardo

Max Planck Institute for European Legal History
(2010 - 2013)

Research Project: British protective labour legislation for young persons - The formation of youth as a phase of life in 19th century Great Britain

 

Moers, Cornelia

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: Word frequency and cooccurrence frequency effects on language production and language perception across the life span

 

Muller, Welleda

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute
(2014 - 2016)

Research Project: Elderly People in the Scenes of Jesus’ Childhood in the Tuscan Painting, 14th-16th Centuries

 

Nicolas, Andrea

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
(2010 - 2012)

Research Project: Feasting and the politics of age: Tulama-Oromo Gadaa organization

 

Ogato, Ambaye

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
(2014 - 2016)

Research Project: Aging at a cross Roads in Ethiopia? Opportunities and Perils of development initiatives on Aging population and their Social Safetynet programs

 

Passow, Susanne

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2007 - 2011)

Research Project: Age-related Differences in Attentional Control of Auditory Perception

 

von Poser, Anita

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
(2010 - 2011)

Research Project: Bosmun Notions of Aging (Ramu River, Papua New Guinea) comparison of younger and older adults

 

Ringelhan, Felix

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2010 - 2014)

Research Project: Why evolution favoured a certain path of aging in a certain species? The origin of senescence on the Metazoan tree of life

 

Rizzi, Silvia

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2011 - 2015)

Research Project: Statistical analysis of health and rate of aging

 

Roncaglia-Denissen, Maria Paula

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2010 - 2013)

Research Project: Age of acquisition or inter-individual differences: What drives syntactic ambiguity resolution?

 

Scharenborg, Odette

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
(2010 - 2012)

Research Project: Flexible ears: How adaptable is the speech recognition system of older listeners?

 

Schepens, Job Johannes

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2015 - 2016)

Research Project: The Development of Experience-Based Decision Making during Conversations

 

Schrimpf, Anne

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(2012 - 2015)

Research Project: Cultural Factors and Cognition in the development of vascular risk factors with age

 

Schroeder, Julia

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
(2010 - 2014)

Research Project: Follow-up and functional characterization of genome-wide association signals in the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)

 

Schubotz, Louise

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
(2012 - 2016)

Research Project: Gesture – use across the life span

 

Vidor, Gian Marco

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2010 - 2012)

Research Project: "This sweet flower cut down in its prime". Emotions in the 19th and 20th century Italian cemeteries: the case of children's graves

 

Vogt, Tobias

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
(2010 - 2011)

Research Project: Money or Medicine? Rising Life Expectancy in East Germany after the Unification

 

Wolff, Julia

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2008 - 2011)

Research Project: Social Support and Subjective Health as Within- Person Processes – Adult Age Differences in Intraindividual Variability and in Associations between Social Support and Physical and Emotional Well-being

 

Wong, John

Max Planck Institute for Human Development
(2011 - 2014)

Research Project: The aging decision maker: A systematic description of the fast and frugal heuristic adaptive toolbox in sequential decision making paradigms

 

Ziemke, Anne

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
(2007 - 2010)

Research Project: Immortality, Death and Evolution – The Study of Aging in 19th Century Biology