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Institute
Research Area
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin / Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Cognition in neurological disorders, memory disorders, neuroimaging
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Cognition in neurological disorders, memory disorders, neuroimaging
Description I am interested in the role of the immune system in cognitive disorders (e.g. memory deficits). We study immune-mediated neurological diseases using immunofluorescence techniques, cognitive testing, and neuroimaging. In one project, we investigate how autoantibodies against brain antigens alter neuronal function and cognitive abilities (e.g. in autoimmune encephalitis and paraneoplastic neurological syndromes). My second area of interest is functional connectivity of the brain and its alterations in neurological diseases using structural and resting-state functional MRI.
M&B topics Topic 4: Brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny
Topic 5: Brain disorders and mental dysfunction
Institute Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin / Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Phone +49 30 2093-1794
Email frederik.bartels@charite.de
Homepage http://www.mind-and-brain.de/people/cognition-in-neurological-disorders-group/
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/
Academia.edu https://uni-oldenburg.academia.edu/FrederikBartelsJuretzki
Institute of Psychology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Affective neuroscience; personal/social relevance; simultaneous EEG-fMRI; autism
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Affective neuroscience; personal/social relevance; simultaneous EEG-fMRI; autism
Description I am interested in the impact of emotional information on human cognition and behavior. My research focused on emotion effects in written and spoken language, facial expressions and pictorial stimuli using event-related potentials and pupillometry. Furthermore, I’m interested in the susceptibility of the visual cortex to emotion, attention and reward. At present, I am investigating emotional face perception in neurotypical functioning and in autism spectrum disorders using simultaneous EEG/fMRI and pupillometry techniques.
M&B topics Topic 1: Perception, attention, consciousness
Topic 5: Brain disorders and mental dysfunction
Topic 6: Social cognition / human sociality and the brain
Institute Institute of Psychology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Phone
Email mareike.bayer@hu-berlin.de
Homepage
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mareike_Bayer
Academia.edu
Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Philosophy group (AG Pauen)
Cognitive representation; Computation; Cognitive Ontology
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Cognitive representation; Computation; Cognitive Ontology
Description My main focus is on the notions of representation and computation in the cognitive sciences. Questions that I have been tackling include: what are the best candidate theories of representation and computation for the study of cognition? Can we provide a naturalistic account of representation and of computation? Do we actually need to? More recently, I got interested in debates on cognitive ontology, especially with an eye to the relevance of issues pertaining to cognitive representation and computation to those discussions.
M&B topics Topic 1: Perception, attention, consciousness
Topic 3: Language
Topic 4: Brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny
Institute Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Philosophy group (AG Pauen)
Phone +49 30 2093-6322
Email dimitri.coelhomollo@hu-berlin.de
Homepage
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/
Academia.edu https://classicsmedicine.academia.edu/DimitriCoelhoMollo
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
Biological psychology, mind-brain-body interactions, affective neuroscience, stress, virtual reality Biological psychology, mind-brain-body interactions, affective neuroscience, stress, virtual reality
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Biological psychology, mind-brain-body interactions, affective neuroscience, stress, virtual reality Biological psychology, mind-brain-body interactions, affective neuroscience, stress, virtual reality
Description I study how mental processes like thoughts or feelings relate to brain-body and especially brain-heart interactions in pathology and health. I conduct psychophysiological and neuroimaging studies in classical lab-based experiments but also using more naturalistic setups like ambulatory assessment and virtual reality.
M&B topics Topic 1: Perception, attention, consciousness
Topic 4: Brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny
Topic 5: Brain disorders and mental dysfunction
Institute Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
Phone +49 30 2093-89754 or +49 341 9940-2309
Email gaebler@cbs.mpg.de
Homepage http://www.michaelgaebler.com
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Gaebler
Academia.edu
Department of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Bayesian brain, Dynamical Systems Theory, Brain modelling, Ontology of Cognition, Enactive cognitive science
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Bayesian brain, Dynamical Systems Theory, Brain modelling, Ontology of Cognition, Enactive cognitive science
Description I work on the intersection between cognitive ontology and computational cognitive neuroscience. I use logical analysis to question the traditional computationalist account of cognition, and motivate a dynamical systems approach to cognition. Specifically, variational Bayes (VB), Dynamical Causal Modelling (DCM), and the Free Energy Principle (FEP).
M&B topics Topic 1: Perception, attention, consciousness
Topic 4: Brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny
Topic 6: Social cognition / human sociality and the brain
Institute Department of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Phone
Email ines.hipolito@hu-berlin.de
Homepage www.ineshipolito.org
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ines_Hipolito
Academia.edu https://hu-berlin.academia.edu/InêsHipólito
Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Social neuroscience, affective neuroscience, embodied simulation, action understanding, intersubjectivity
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Social neuroscience, affective neuroscience, embodied simulation, action understanding, intersubjectivity
Description We are researching the constitution of the self in dependence of others through intersubjectivity and embodied simulation using techniques such as EEG and fMRI. I earned my PhD at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain examining the influence of interpersonal abilities on social decisions and their physiological correlates. I was combining game theoretical paradigms with neurophysiological recordings (EEG) in order to understand the biological underpinnings of cooperation behavior. Beforehand I studied Psychology, Communication Studies and Political Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität in Berlin and University of California, Berkeley.
M&B topics Topic 6: Social cognition / human sociality and the brain
Institute Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Phone
Email
Homepage
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Laura_Kaltwasser
Academia.edu
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, AG Finke: Cognition in neurological disorders, BMBF project VReha & Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Digital diagnostics, cognitive rehabilitation, virtual reality, consciousness, computational image analysis, biomarkers in neuroimaging
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Digital diagnostics, cognitive rehabilitation, virtual reality, consciousness, computational image analysis, biomarkers in neuroimaging
Description I am interested in the development of diagnostic and therapeutic clinical strategies based on computationally guided approaches in cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging. Specifically, the aim of the “VReha” project is to implement an ecologically valid and observer-independent digital tool for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of cognitive deficits based on virtual environments. A second research interest concerns analytical approaches to brain complexity, both on a structural (e.g. fractal analysis) and on a system level (e.g. information integration in consciousness), as well as the ensuing theoretical framework and computational application.
M&B topics Topic 1: Perception, attention, consciousness
Topic 5: Brain disorders and mental dysfunction
Institute Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, AG Finke: Cognition in neurological disorders, BMBF project VReha & Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Phone
Email stephan.krohn@charite.de
Homepage http://www.mind-and-brain.de/people/cognition-in-neurological-disorders-group/
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/
Academia.edu
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin; AG Finke: Cognition in neurological disorders, Berlin School of Mind and Brain; Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, University of Melbourne
Cognitive training, dementia, brain aging, research synthesis
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Cognitive training, dementia, brain aging, research synthesis
Description I am a cognitive training methodologist with interest and expertise in intervention design, clinical trials, biostatistics and research synthesis. In addition, I am interested in clinical trials and community implementation of non-pharmacological interventions for preventing dementia in older people and across brain disorders.
M&B topics Topic 4: Brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny
Topic 5: Brain disorders and mental dysfunction
Institute Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin; AG Finke: Cognition in neurological disorders, Berlin School of Mind and Brain; Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, University of Melbourne
Phone
Email amit.lampit@charite.de
Homepage
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amit_Lampit
Academia.edu
Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Life Sciences / Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Social interaction; autism; brain imaging
Function Guest professor (standing in for Isabel Dziobek)
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Social interaction; autism; brain imaging
Description I am interested in the processes of social interaction, particularly in the approach-avoidance behaviors towards social stimuli, attention bias, school bullying, and related positive coping factors.
M&B topics Topic 4: Brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny
Topic 6: Social cognition / human sociality and the brain
Institute Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Life Sciences / Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Phone
Email muyu.lin@hu-berlin.de
Homepage https://www.psychologie.hu-berlin.de/de/mitarbeiter/1692698
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Muyu-Lin
Academia.edu
Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Institute of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Perception, identity, political philosophy of mind, social psychology
Function
Current status Postdoctoral researcher
Research area Perception, identity, political philosophy of mind, social psychology
Description My background is in social psychology and political philosophy. I work on the European Identity Project at the Philosophy of Mind group with Prof. Michael Pauen.
M&B topics Topic 1: Perception, attention, consciousness
Topic 2: Decision-making
Topic 6: Social cognition / human sociality and the brain
Institute Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Institute of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Phone 030 / 2093-89755
Email ali.teymoori@hu-berlin.de
Homepage https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2227-7361
Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ali-Teymoori
Academia.edu
This page last updated on: 22 November 2022