Research Interests and Projects

Prof. Dr. Nikolai Axmacher

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Frühe Veränderungen bei der Alzheimer Demenz

Tiefe Hirnstimulation

Prof. Dr. Boris Suchan:

Motor Learning and Control

Working Memory

Imaging Techniques in Neuropsychology 
(PET and fMRI )

Executive Functions

Dr. Patrizia Thoma

Executive functions

Cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia

Influence of comorbid alcoholism and depression on cognitive functions in schizophrenia

Test development: german proverbs test

Recognition in transient global amnesia (TGA)

Dr. Hui Zhang

     I am interested in many aspects of memory, especially spatial and episodic memory. My research includes topics as how we update our spatial representations during locomotion in our environment, how our brains integrate pieces of information, neural foundations of successful retrieval of previously learned stimuli, and how we consolidate our memory during sleeping time. I use intracranial EEG (ECoG), fMRI, simultaneous EEG/fMRI, and behavioral study methods to address on these issues. 

Dr. Lorena Deuker

Cognitive neuroscience of memory, decision making, action, consciousness and free will.
Neuroimaging and electrophysiological methods (high-resolution fMRI, simultaneous EEG/fMRI, EEG/MEG, intracranial EEG).
Multivariate analysis methods (pattern classfication, representational similarity analysis).
Investigating brain networks with graph theory (especially resting state connectivity)
Dissertation: „Neural correlates of memory consolidation during waking state and sleep “(2014).

Dipl. Psych. Tobias Schmidt

Neurocognitive mechanism of face and body perception
Social cognition and alcoholism

Sabrina Schenk, M.Sc.

Neurocognitive mechanisms of category learning.

Dr. Marie-Christin Fellner
Brain oscillations
Long term memory and working memory
Stimulus specific representations in memory
Multivariate analysis methods (Representational Similarity Analysis, Pattern Classification)
Multimodal neuroimaging and electrophysiological methods (EEG, iEEG, MEG, simultaneous EEG-fMRI, EEG-TMS)

Gerd Waldhauser

Memory intrusions
Memory control and inhibition
Brain oscillations

Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution


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