Jan Willem de Gee was awarded his PhD with distinction (“summa cum laude”). He gave a beautiful talk that summarized his deep and novel insights into the relationship between phasic arousal and decision-making. This work had started with his MSc internship, already published in
Our lab is excited to launch a new video seminar series “Computational Cognitive Neuroscience”. The series will feature speakers who have made important contributions the field at different career stages. The seminar will start on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, with
We are currently recruiting new Research Assistants and students for MSc projects (6 months minimum) in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience. If you are interested please email an informal inquiry (with CV) to Tobias Donner.
We just published a lay summary of the Current Biology 2018 Report by Talluri et al on confirmation bias in Science Breaker.
Wonderful news: Kostis Tsetsos has launched his ERC Starting Grant at the UKE, remaining closely affiliated with our lab. Congrats, Kostis! He will soon be looking for postdocs and students, so stay tuned…
Within less than two days, Tom received two excellent news. He won the 2018 Best Paper Award of the SFB 936, for his 2018 paper in PLoS Biol on catecholaminergic modulation of perceptual and cortical variability. More importantly, he also
Anke and Bharath have just been awarded a 1-year Postdoc Transition Grant from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, in order to continue their successful work on history effects in perceptual decision-making. Congrats, Anke & Bharath!
Anne has won the dissertation prize of the Dutch Society of Psychonomics (NVP), which is awarded every two years for the best PhD thesis in the field of cognitive neuroscience. The jury was impressed not only by the quality of the
Tom Pfeffer was awarded his PhD with distinction (“summa cum laude”). In the defence of his thesis, Tom gave a fantastic talk that summarised all the diverse work has done over the past 4 years. The committee and one further external reviewer were truly impressed. Tom’s PhD
Our recent paper titled “Dynamic modulation of decision biases by brainstem arousal systems” was selected as the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) “Paper of the Month”. The accompanying text reads as follows: The paper constitutes a significant advancement in the