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Independent Research Groups

Research groups

Section for Computational Sensomotorics

The Section for Computational Sensomotorics investigates theoretical principles in the perception … more info

Motor Control Modeling

The research group „Multi-Level Modeling in Motor Control and Rehabilitation Robotics“ focuses on the generation and control of active biological movements. … more info

Active Perception Lab

Humans are tremendously reliant on the sense of vision to interact with their environment. Such interaction often involves the generation of motor outputs… more info

Neuropsychology of Action

The Research Group "Neuropsychology of Action" is dedicated to investigations of human action… more info

Oculomotor Laboratory

Playing video-games is a widely distributed leisure activity in our society. In order to estimate the consequences … more info


Section for Neuropsychology

The Section for Neuropsychology focuses on the investigation of spatial cognition and object… more info

Systems Neurophysiology Lab

The overarching goal of our work is to understand the operating principles of the neocortex, a unique … more info

Cognitive Neurology

The lab addresses a variety of topics that, at first glance, may look disparate. Yet, there is a common denominator … more info


Human Intracranial Cognitive Neurophysiology

The goal of the Helfrich lab is to unravel the neural network mechanisms supporting higher cognitive functions and their disturbances underlying neuropsychiatric disorders... more info


Molecular Brain Development

The mammalian neocortex is a highly complex and spatially heterogeneous structure, which has expanded significantly in mammalian evolution. Neocortical network function… more info


Neuron-Glia Interactions

The goal of the Snaidero lab is to decipher and control cellular interactions between neurons and glia cells in the cortex, focussing on the dynamic processes underlying myelination. ... more info


Translational Genomics of Neurodegenerative Diseases

The translational research of our Research Division is fully geared by a systematic translational pipeline of developing therapy strategies … more info


Translational Imaging of Cortical Microstructure

My Research Group uses translational MR imaging to understand how cortical microstructure links to human brain function in health and disease. ... more info