PhD Stu­dent Lorenz Fiedler join­ing the Black­mar­ket for Use­ful Knowl­edge and Non-Knowl­edge, No. 19 as an expert

Dis­abil­i­ty, tech­no-bod­ies, and the ques­tion of auton­o­my. On Fri­day the 21th Octo­ber, Lorenz is join­ing the 19th “Schwarz­markt des Wis­sens” in Ham­burg. “The Black­mar­ket attempts to bring togeth­er areas, which gen­er­al­ly do not belong togeth­er in pub­lic per­cep­tion: the real­i­ty of…

[UPDATE] New paper in PNAS: Spa­tiotem­po­ral dynam­ics of audi­to­ry atten­tion syn­chro­nize with speech, Woest­mann et al.

Wöst­mann, Her­rmann, Maess and Obleser demon­strate that the hemi­spher­ic lat­er­al­iza­tion of neur­al alpha oscil­la­tions mea­sured in the mag­ne­toen­cephalo­gram (MEG) syn­chro­nizes with the speech sig­nal and pre­dicts lis­ten­ers’ speech com­pre­hen­sion. Now avail­able online: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/03/18/1523357113 Press release: https://www.uni-luebeck.de/forschung/aktuelles-zur-forschung/aktuelles-zur-forschung/artikel/aufmerksamkeit-in-wellen-erfolgreich-zuhoeren-im-rhythmus-der-sprache.html

New appoint­ments as Han­dling Edi­tor in “Neu­roim­age” and Asso­ciate Edi­tor in “Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science”

It’s a great hon­our to have been appoint­ed over the last days to the edi­to­r­i­al board of two high­ly esteemed sci­en­tif­ic jour­nals, “Neu­roim­age” as well as the super-clas­sic “Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science”. I hope I will be able to live up to the expec­ta­tions.…

Jonas Obleser appoint­ed as Action Edi­tor in “Brain and Lan­guage”

Jonas has just recent­ly been appoint­ed as new Action Edi­tor for the jour­nal “Brain and Lan­guage” (Edi­tor in Chief: Steven Small). Brain and Lan­guage is a clas­sic, key jour­nal in the field push­ing the agen­da of under­stand­ing the neu­ro­bi­o­log­i­cal foun­da­tions of…