Associated research groups  

Associated research groups @ Luisenstraße 56

Philosophy of Mind Group
(Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Institute of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Head: Professor Dr. Michael Pauen
Rooms 305, 316, 422

  • Dr. Dimitri Coelho Mollo (Mind & Brain postdoctoral researcher)
  • Johannes Mahr (visiting doctoral candidate until March 2019, CEU Budapest)
  • Dr. Richard Moore (Mind & Brain postdoctoral researcher)
  • Professor Dr. Michael Pauen (group leader)
  • Luca Settembrino (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Ali Yasar (RTG 2386 doctoral candidate)

Social Cognition Group
(Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Department of Psychology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Head: Professor Dr. Isabel Dziobek
Lab manager: Dr. Jennifer Kirchner
Rooms 306 (Dziobek), 311 (Kirchner), 215, 216, 418, 419

  • Dr. Mareike Bayer (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Katharina Bögl (RTG 2386 doctoral candidate)
  • Caitlin Duncan (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Professor Dr. Isabel Dziobek (group leader)
  • Simón Guendelman (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Jennifer Kirchner (lab manager)
  • Simone Kirst (doctoral candidate)
  • Christian Knauth (student research assistant)
  • Amelie Külker (student research assistant)
  • Silke Lipinski (doctoral candidate)
  • Magdalena Matyjek (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Sandra Naumann (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Jan Schneider (BMBF doctoral candidate)
  • Irene Trilla (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Anne Weigand (BMBF postdoctoral researcher)


Cognition in Neurological Disorders Group
(Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin)

Head: Professor Dr. Carsten Finke
Rooms 217 (Finke), 317 (Bartels, Hallock, Kleinknecht, Krohn, Kuchling, Lampit), 422 (students)

  • Aliena Arnemann (doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Frederik Bartels (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Mira Bierend (doctoral candidate)
  • Leonie Dudda (doctoral candidate)
  • Kimberley Farmer (doctoral candidate)
  • Professor Dr. Carsten Finke (head)
  • Dr. Hariharan Hallock (BMBF project "Brain")
  • Josephine Heine (doctoral candidate)
  • Martina Hoffmann (intern)
  • Barbara Hollunder (intern)
  • Lisa-Maria Keim (doctoral candidate)
  • Johanna Klag (doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Karl Kleinknecht (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Darko Komnenic (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Lisa Kramarenko (Mind & Brain Master student)
  • Dr. Stephan Krohn (BMBF project "Reha")
  • Dr. Joseph Kuchling (BMBF project "Brain")
  • Dr. Amit Lampit (BMBF project "Brain")
  • Maron Mantwill (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Joel Melcop (Mind & Brain Master student)
  • Sophia Rekers (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Timo Strönisch (doctoral candidate)
  • Mona-Marie Wandrey (doctoral candidate)

MindBrainBody Institute
(Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin & MPI Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences)

Head: Professor Dr. Arno Villringer
Lab manager: Dr. Ulrike Lachmann
Rooms 307, 317, 319, 422

Room 307

  • Mehmet Mert Akbal (student research assistant)
  • Zeynep Akbal (student)
  • Dr. Anahit Babayan (lab manager)
  • Miray Erbey (doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Michael Gaebler (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Johanna Grosse Rüschkamp (doctoral candidate)
  • Fivos Ilioupoulos (doctoral candidate)
  • Felix Klotzsche (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Stella Kunzendorf (doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Ulrike Lachmann (lab manager)
  • Dr. Till Nierhaus (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Alireza Tarikhi (student research assistant)
  • Dr. Sabrina Thiel (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Dr. Johanne Tromp (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Professor Dr. Arno Villringer (head)

Room 317

  • Dr. Mauricio Martins (postdoctoral reseacher)

Room 319

  • Dr. Felix Hasler (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Ahmed Khalil (doctoral candidate)
  • Deniz Kumral (doctoral candidate)
  • Evelyn Medawar (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Toni Muffel (doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Vadim Nikulin (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Firat Sansal (doctoral candidate)
  • Anna-Thekla Schmidt (doctoral candidate)

Room 422

  • Esra Al (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Smadar Ovadia-Caro (Mind & Brain postdoctoral researcher)

The Einstein Visiting Fellow 2016–2018

Funded by Einstein Foundation Berlin and Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Head: Professor Dr. Vittorio Gallese (Università di Parma)
Rooms 304, 304a

  • Emin Serin (student research assistant, Mind & Brain Master student)
  • Professor Dr. Vittorio Gallese (head)
  • Dr. Laura Kaltwasser (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Luca Settembrino (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)

The Einstein Visiting Fellow 2015–2019

Funded by Einstein Foundation Berlin and Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Head: Professor Jesse Prinz Ph.D. (The Graduate Center, City University of New York)
Room 317

  • Felix Binder (student research assistant)
  • Aenne Brielmann (visiting doctoral candidate, NYU)
  • Gina Eickers (Mind & Brain doctoral candidate)
  • Dr. Joerg Fingerhut (postdoctoral researcher)
  • Javier Gomez-Lavin (visiting postdoctoral researcher, Pennsylvania)
  • Professor Jesse Prinz Ph.D. (head)
  • Claudia Winklmayr (student research assistant)

Visual Cognition Group 2009–2015
(Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Medical Psychology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin)

Head: Professor Niko Busch (since winter semester 2015 at Universität Münster)

The Einstein Visiting Fellow 2011–2014

Funded by Einstein Foundation Berlin and Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Head: Professor Dr. Raymond J. Dolan (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University Collge London)

  • Dr. Dominik Bach (postdoctoral researcher), now Professor at Universität Zurich
  • Professor Dr. Raymond J. Dolan (head), University College London, Professor HU Berlin Psychology
  • Dr. Florian Ostendorf (postdoctoral researcher), now Oberarzt at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Arezoo Pooresmaeili, Ph.D. (postdoctoral researcher), now Group Leader at Universität Göttingen
  • Dr. Ulf Toelch (postdoctoral researcher), now Postdoc at Freie Universität Berlin
This page last updated on: 22 November 2018