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New paper in press in the Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science

Wöst­mann, Alavash and Obleser demon­strate that alpha oscil­la­tions in the human brain imple­ment dis­trac­tor sup­pres­sion inde­pen­dent of tar­get selec­tion. In the­o­ry, the abil­i­ty to selec­tive­ly focus on rel­e­vant objects in our envi­ron­ment bases on selec­tion of tar­gets and sup­pres­sion of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

09. November 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Attention, Auditory Neuroscience, Neural Oscillations, Papers, Psychology, Uncategorized |

New lab mem­ber Sebas­t­ian Puschmann

We wel­come Dr. Sebas­t­ian Puschmann as a new post­doc in the Obleser/Auditory Cog­ni­tion lab! Sebas­t­ian has a back­ground in Physics. He received his train­ing in audi­to­ry cog­ni­tive neu­ro­science at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Old­en­burg and the Mon­tre­al Neu­ro­log­i­cal Insti­tute. In Lübeck, Sebas­t­ian … Con­tin­ue read­ing

09. September 2019 by Jonathan Mortensen
Categories: Uncategorized |

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 |

Anoth­er chance for a fund­ed post­doc with us:

Dead­line March 15, 2019! Yet anoth­er Post-Doc slot to fill: COME WORK WITH US. I would love to hear from you. (Eng­lish ver­sion to come) @obleserlab — Jonas Obleser (@jonasobleser) Feb­ru­ary 21, 2019 (Here is the job ad in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

26. February 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Editorial Notes, Job Offers, Uncategorized |

Jonas appoint­ed review­ing edi­tor for The Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science

Hap­py and enor­mous­ly hon­oured to start my tenure as a @JNeuroscience review­ing edi­tor! — Jonas Obleser (@jonasobleser) Jan­u­ary 3, 2019 After three very inter­est­ing and instruc­tive years as a han­dling edi­tor for Neu­roim­age, I have just accept­ed an invi­ta­tion … Con­tin­ue read­ing

04. January 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Events, Media, 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 in The Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science: Wilsch et al.., Tem­po­ral expec­ta­tion mod­u­lates the cor­ti­cal dynam­ics of short-term mem­o­ry

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Oble­ser­lab alum­na Anna Wilsch, who is – for now – leav­ing acad­e­mia on a true high with her lat­est offer­ing on how tem­po­ral expec­ta­tions (“fore­knowl­edge” about when some­thing is to hap­pen) shape the neur­al make-up of mem­o­ry! Record­ed … Con­tin­ue read­ing

12. July 2018 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Working Memory, Neural Oscillations, Papers, Perception, Psychology, Uncategorized |

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 |

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