Category Archives for fMRI

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”. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

24. February 2021 by Felix Greuling
Categories: Ageing, EEG / MEG, fMRI, Papers, Publications |

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 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

03. July 2020 by Jonas
Categories: Ageing, Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Perception, fMRI, Hearing Loss, Papers, Perception, Psychology, Publications |

New DFG project led by Mohsen Alavash on the Net­work Neu­ro­science of Spa­tial Atten­tion

Con­grat­u­la­tions to our cur­rent­ly ERC-fund­ed lab mem­ber and post­doc Mohsen Alavash who has just secured 3‑year fund­ing (~380,000 €) by the Deutsche Forschungs­ge­mein­schaft (DFG) for an ambi­tious project: Mohsen wants to get clos­er to a net­­work/­­graph-the­o­ret­i­­cal descrip­tion of how spa­tial … Con­tin­ue read­ing

21. August 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Attention, fMRI, Grants, Hearing Loss, Uncategorized |

New paper in PNAS by Alavash, Tune, Obleser

How brain areas com­mu­ni­cate shapes human com­mu­ni­ca­tion: The hear­ing regions in your brain form new alliances as you try to lis­ten at the cock­tail par­ty Oble­ser­lab Post­docs Mohsen Alavash and Sarah Tune rock out an intri­cate graph-the­o­ret­i­­cal account of mod­u­lar … Con­tin­ue read­ing

02. January 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Ageing, Attention, Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Speech Processing, Executive Functions, fMRI, Papers, Psychology, Uncategorized |

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 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

21. November 2018 by Jonathan Mortensen
Categories: Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, fMRI, Papers, Publications |

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) … Con­tin­ue read­ing

19. January 2018 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Attention, Auditory Working Memory, Clinical relevance, Executive Functions, fMRI, Papers, Psychology, Publications, Uncategorized |

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 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

19. August 2015 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Ageing, EEG / MEG, Executive Functions, fMRI, Job Offers |

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, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

28. November 2014 by Steven Kalinke
Categories: fMRI, Linguistics, Papers, Publications, Speech | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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