About: Dr. Henning Beck, neuroscientist and author, supports businesses to use brain-based approaches in order to develop innovative and efficient workflows. He studied biochemistry in Tübingen from 2003 to 2008. After his diploma thesis, he started his research at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research and intensified his work at the Institute of Physiological Chemistry at the University of Ulm. Supported by a PhD scholarship granted by the Hertie Foundation he did his doctorate at the Graduate School of Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience in Tübingen. He expanded his scientific expertise by an International Diploma in Project Management at the University of California, Berkeley in 2013. Until 2014, he worked for start-ups in the San Francisco Bay Area to develop creative workspace designs and advanced communication styles based on neuroscientific principles.
By his genuine approach to feature science in a catchy and compelling way he became the German Science Slam Champion in 2012. He continues to deliver recent scientific advancements in his books “Faszinierendes Gehirn – Fascinating brain” (2016), “Hirnrissig. Die 20,5 größten Neuromythen – The 20.5 greatest neuromyths” (2014) or “Speed up your mind” (2012). Furthermore, he publishes regularly in the GEO-magazine and Wirtschaftswoche and links neuroscience to daily life.