A qui­et inno­va­tor: Peter Lakatos (1972–2021)

Our dear col­league and col­lab­o­ra­tor Peter Lakatos passed away sud­den­ly two months ago. With Peter’s so untime­ly death at the age of 49, Neu­ro­science has suf­fered an unimag­in­able loss. It has been an hon­our and priv­i­lege to con­tribute Peter Lakatos’ obit­u­ary…

New grant award­ed by the Deutsche Forschungs­ge­mein­schaft (DFG)

Thanks to the @dfg_public and all involved for fund­ing a new 630 K€ joint research endeav­our of @GesaHartwigsen and @ObleserLab: “The impact of domain-gen­er­al net­works on nat­ur­al lan­guage pro­cess­ing”. Post­doc and PhD trainee op’s upcom­ing at @MPI_CBS and @UniLuebeck soon.…

New paper in Nature Com­mu­ni­ca­tions by Tune et al.

We are very excit­ed to share that Oble­ser­lab post­doc Sarah Tune has a new paper in Nature Com­mu­ni­ca­tions. „Neur­al atten­­tion­al-fil­ter mech­a­nisms of lis­ten­ing suc­cess in mid­­dle-aged and old­er par­tic­i­pants“ is our lat­est and to-date most exten­sive out­put of the lon­gi­tu­di­nal…

New Per­spec­tive paper in Neu­ron by Waschke et al.

We are excit­ed to share that for­mer Oble­ser­lab PhD stu­dent Leo Waschke, togeth­er with his new (Doug Gar­rett, Niels Kloost­er­man) and old (Jonas Obleser) lab has pub­lished an in-depth per­spec­tive piece in Neu­ron, with the provoca­tive title “Behav­ior need neur­al vari­abil­i­ty”.…

New paper in Schiz­o­phre­nia Bul­letin Open: Erb et al., Aber­rant per­cep­tu­al judge­ments on speech-rel­e­vant acoustic fea­tures in hal­lu­ci­na­tion-prone indi­vid­u­als

Hal­lu­ci­na­tions – per­cepts in the absence of an exter­nal stim­u­lus – con­sti­tute an intrigu­ing mod­el of how per­cepts are gen­er­at­ed and how per­cep­tion can fail. They can occur in psy­chot­ic dis­or­ders, but also in the gen­er­al pop­u­la­tion. Healthy adults vary­ing…

We’re hir­ing (again): DFG-fund­ed 3‑year PhD posi­tion, apply by July 12 2020

New PhD oppor­tu­ni­ty: @bjoherrmann (Rot­man Research) and @ObleserLab at @UniLuebeck, Ger­many, have a @dfg_public-fund­ed 3‑year PhD posi­tion! (neur­al dynam­ics, tem­po­ral expec­ta­tion, age­ing). Apply now until July 12! Please RT widely/alert your MSc/RAs. https://t.co/gphGf8Xx4c pic.twitter.com/GneEmTGvaP — Jonas Obleser (@jonasobleser) June 26,…