The loss of the flexibility to adapt to new tasks leads to perseverative errors and indicates that a person rigorously clings to past objectives. A research team from the Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) investigated the underlying deficits of information processing and their neural foundations.
In "BrainPlay", the interdisciplinary project team, consisting of Michael Brecht, Daphne Bavelier, Robert Gütig and Dietmar Schmitz, is exploring the question about what goes on in the brain during play.
In October, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) announced the federal funding for the establishment of competence centres for machine learning. This is to say that research projects on artificial intelligence are pooled at four locations in Germany, including Berlin and Tübingen, two central locations of the Bernstein Network. These competence centres will play an important role in the federal government's declared strategy on artificial intelligence.