Long after finishing hist contract in the lab — and quite some time after submitting his thesis — Thomas finally defended his PhD thesis on the impact of uncertainty and surprise on brain states and decision-making in the beautiful Agnietenkapel
MD for Keno Hagena!
Keno Hagena just defended his medical doctoral thesis on a model-based fMRI study investigating the learning of stimulus-response mapping rules. He delivered a very impressive presentation of his work — without any slides, which, are (like an external audience) are
PhD Position on Arousal & Memory-based Decision-Making
We plan to fill a PhD position within a new DFG-funded Research Training Group “Emotional Learning & Memory” at Hamburg, starting this summer! Short description of our project within this consortium: Mounting evidence points to a strong impact of brainstem
Postdoc and PhD Positions in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience at UKE (Hamburg)
By Stefano Panzeri (Professor of Neural Information Processing, UKE) & Tobias H. Donner (Professor of Integrative Neuroscience, UKE). The Panzeri and Donner laboratories at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) aim to fill joint postdoc and PhD positions starting at
PhD “summa cum laude” for Anke Braun
Anke Braun was just awarded her PhD with distinction. She successfully defended her thesis on the computational and neural bases of history biases in perceptual decisions. She gave a wonderful overview over the background of her work and the empirical
PhD “summa cum laude” for Jan Willem de Gee
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
New video seminar series Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
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
New MSc projects and Research Assistant positions
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.
New piece in Science Breaker
We just published a lay summary of the Current Biology 2018 Report by Talluri et al on confirmation bias in Science Breaker.
ERC Starting Grant of Konstantinos Tsetsos launched at UKE
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…