New paper by Erb et al. in Cere­bral Cor­tex: Human but not mon­key audi­to­ry cor­tex is tuned to slow tem­po­ral rates

In a new com­par­a­tive fMRI study just pub­lished in Cere­bral Cor­tex, AC post­doc Julia Erb and her col­lab­o­ra­tors in the Formisano (Maas­tricht Uni­ver­si­ty) and Van­duf­fel labs (KU Leu­ven) pro­vide us with nov­el insights into speech evo­lu­tion. These data by Erb et…

New paper in press in ‘Neu­roim­age’: Alavash, Lim, et al

Oble­ser­lab post­doc Mohsen Alavash and Oble­ser­lab Alum­na Sung-Joo Lim are in press at Neu­roim­age! They argue with data from a place­bo-con­trolled dopamin­er­gic inter­ven­tion study that BOLD sig­nal vari­abil­i­ty and the func­tion­al con­nec­tome are sur­pris­ing­ly clear­ly affect­ed by L-Dopa, and (ii)…

We’ll be hir­ing soon: Post­docs want­ed

The research group “Audi­to­ry Cog­ni­tion” (head­ed by Prof. Dr. Jonas Obleser; auditorycognition.com) in the recent­ly estab­lished Depart­ment of Psy­chol­o­gy, Uni­ver­si­ty of Lübeck, is seek­ing to hire sev­er­al Post­doc­tor­al Researchers start­ing by Jan­u­ary 2016, ini­tial­ly for 3 years, with the option…

New paper in Neu­roIm­age by Scharinger, Hen­ry, & Obleser [UPDATED]

A new paper is about to appear in Neu­roim­age on Acoustic cue selec­tion and dis­crim­i­na­tion under degra­da­tion: Dif­fer­en­tial con­tri­bu­tions of the infe­ri­or pari­etal and pos­te­ri­or tem­po­ral cor­tices by Math­ias Scharinger, Mol­ly J. Hen­ry, Jonas Obleser [UPDATE] Link added. Ref­er­ences Scharinger M1,…

New paper in press: Her­rmann et al in Neu­roIm­age

Dr Björn Her­rmann did it again, and is in press at Neu­roIm­age with Her­rmann, Hen­ry, Scharinger, & Obleser on Sup­ple­men­tary motor area acti­va­tions pre­dict indi­vid­ual dif­fer­ences in tem­po­ral-change sen­si­tiv­i­ty and its illu­so­ry dis­tor­tions Ref­er­ences Her­rmann B1, Hen­ry MJ2, Scharinger M2,…

New paper out: Simul­ta­ne­ous fMRI–EEG in audi­to­ry cat­e­go­riza­tion by Scharinger et al.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Obleser lab alum­nus Math­ias Scharinger who this week pub­lished our joint work on simul­ta­ne­ous fMRI–EEG in Fron­tiers in Human Neu­ro­science! Simul­ta­ne­ous EEG-fMRI brain sig­na­tures of audi­to­ry cue uti­liza­tion by Scharinger, Her­rmann, Nier­haus, & Obleser Ref­er­ences Scharinger M1, Her­rmann B1, Nier­haus T2,…

Come and find us at CNS 2014 in Boston this week­end

The Obleser lab will be pre­sent­ing four posters at this year’s Annu­al Meet­ing of the Cog­ni­tive Neu­ro­science Soci­ety in Boston. If you hap­pen to be there, come check us out! A125 — Hemo­dy­nam­ic sig­na­tures of (mis-)perceiving tem­po­ral change Her­rmann, Bjo­ern…

New paper in press: Erb & Obleser, Fron­tiers in Sys­tems Neu­ro­science

Julia Erb just got accept­ed the third study of her PhD project, Upreg­u­la­tion of cog­ni­tive con­trol net­works in old­er adults’ speech com­pre­hen­sion It will appear in Fron­tiers in Sys­tems Neu­ro­science soon. The data are an exten­sion (in old­er adults) of…