Born in Argentina, Roberto Cabeza comes from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA, where he still holds a professorship in psychology and neuroscience. In Berlin, the internationally renowned scientist takes up the newly created professorship for Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging and Memory, which emerged from a collaborative initiative of the Institute of Psychology at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. The professorship is intended to strengthen neuroscience research in Berlin and expand international collaborations.
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How are our memories saved and recalled in the brain? In his research, Roberto Cabeza looks for traces of memories in the brain and writes about this in his article "A Biological Computer" as part of the series "Elephants & Butterflies - Science in a nutshell".