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Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine
Cognitive Neuroscience (INM-3)
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Using behavioural, pharmacological, and neuromodulatory methods, we investigate the neural mechanisms underlying cognitive (dys-)function in healthy subjects and patients suffering from neurological disorders.

Functional imaging (PET, MRI) and electrophysiological methods (EEG, TMS, tDCS) are combined with computational approaches to achieve a better understanding of i) the development of normal brain functions during ageing, ii) disease-induced dysfunction, and iii) cerebral plasticity and recovery of function.

Results help to decode how the human brain enables higher cognition and to develop novel therapeutic approaches.

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Arbeitsgruppe Räumliche Kognition

Spatial Cognition

Using various neuroscientific methods, we investigate the processing and selection of spatial information in the human brain. More: Spatial Cognition …

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Motor Cognition

All cognitive processes are expressed by actions. In turn, complex actions draw upon cognitive functions. Motor cognitive disorders, like apraxia, strongly impair the outcome of stroke patients. More: Motor Cognition …

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Rehabilitation of cognitive impairments

How does stroke influence sensorimotor networks in the human brain? – This is the major question driving our research activities. More: Rehabilitation of cognitive impairments …

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Computational Neurology

The vast majority of motor actions is the result of a complex interplay of various brain regions. In the past decades, brain regions involved in movement generation have been intensively investigated in both animal models as well as in humans. Recent techniques in computational neuroscience allow us to assess interregional interactions from times series acquired using in-vivo techniques like electroencephalography (EEG) or functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). More: Computational Neurology …

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Development of cognitive functions (Cognitive Development)

The aim of the study group is to research and characterize the typical brain maturation as well as possible deviations of this maturation in neuropsychiatric disorders during childhood and adolescence. More: Development of cognitive functions (Cognitive Development) …

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Social Cognition

The focus of the study group is the research field of social cognition, which assembles all cognitive processes, which are relevant for the interaction and communication between human beings. More: Social Cognition …

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Memory Clinic Köln Jülich

The Memory Clinic Köln Jülich (JMC) aims to establish a close cooperation between clinical medicine and research in the field of aging and dementia. The initial consultation and assessment of cognitive complaints takes place at the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Cologne. In cooperation with the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM) at Jülich Research Centre, modern brain imaging tools such as PET-MRI are in use. More: Memory Clinic Köln Jülich …


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