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  • radio feature: einschlafen und aufwachen – denken wir noch oder träumen wir schon?

    Beautiful SWR2 Wissen radio feature on sleep mentation by Eva Wolfangel, featuring amongst others our own work on imaging memory formation in the transition between wake and sleep. Check it out here!

  • talk: information processing in the transition to sleep

    Svenja B sends her regards from the European Sleep Research Society’s Sleep Science School “The Functions of Sleep” currently taking place at the beautiful Villa Clythia in Frèjus, France. She just gave a talk about information processing in the transition to sleep and how we can image the locus coeruleus–noradrenergic system in humans. This fantastic retreat features great lectures by Gabrielle Girardeau, Vlad Vyazovskiy, Iben Lundgaard, Monika Schönauer et al.

  • new comment: Ripples for recall – The hippocampus constructing the context?

    Svenja B and Jan Born have published a new comment in Neuron.


  • video feature: Schlafphasen und Gehirnaktivität – warum träumen wir?

    Campus TV Tübingen has interviewed Svenja B on sleep stages and brain activity during dreaming – worth at watch: here!

  • new paper: cell-type-specific dynamics of calcium activity in cortical circuits over the course of slow-wave sleep and rapid eye movement sleep

    There is a new paper by Niels Niethardt, Svenja B, and Jan Born published in The Journal of Neuroscience.


  • new lab member: Svenja Klinkowski

    We have a new member in the lab: Another Svenja has joined our team for her PhD!

  • talk: sleep benefits memory retention by enhancing functional brain activity

    Svenja will present her data on the role of sleep for the consolidation of rapidly acquired neocortical memories in the oral session “Learning and Memory” of this year’s ESRS conference. If you are attending, check it out!

  • review paper: memory engrams in the neocortex

    We have published a review on neocortical memory engrams with a focus on humans.


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  • symposium: dynamic shaping of memory representations by physiological and cognitive processes

    Svenja B and Monika have organized a symposium at this year’s Psychology and the Brain (PuG) conference. There will be great talks by Niklas Vocke (DZNE Magdeburg), David Berron (Lund University) and Antonia Lenders (Freiburg University).

  • conference: Psychologie und Gehirn 2021 online

    Our group has the honour, together with Birgit Derntl and Mannfred Hallschmid, to organize the conference Psychologie und Gehirn 2021 online, the Annual Conference of the Fachgruppe Biologische Psychologie der DGPs and the DGPA. Although we miss meeting you in person, we believe that the online conference will be a great possibility to exchange ideas and meet friends and colleagues! You find more information here.