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.…

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,…

New paper in eLife: Erb et al., Tem­po­ral selec­tiv­i­ty declines in the aging human audi­to­ry cor­tex

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Oble­ser­lab post­doc Julia Erb for her new paper to appear in eLife, “Tem­po­ral selec­tiv­i­ty declines in the aging human audi­to­ry cor­tex”. It’s a trope that old­er lis­ten­ers strug­gle more in com­pre­hend­ing speech (think of Pro­fes­sor Tour­nesol in the…