Past Interns

Elena Contreras Velez (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis Project)
  • PROJECT: “Auditory Verbal Hallucinatory proneness and Source Detection”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Psychometric analysis, pitch-perception, hallucination
  • SUPERVISORS: Joseph Johnson

Dana Hermsen (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis Project)
  • PROJECT: “Formal and temporal predictions in dyslexia”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: EEG data collection & analysis, prediction, dyslexia, timing
  • SUPERVISORS: Alexandra Emmendorfer

Angelina Palaiokastriti (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis Project)
  • PROJECT: “NERHYMUS – The NEurobiology of RHYthm: effects of MUSical expertise on natural speech comprehension”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: TMS, Concurrent EEG-TMS, EEG data analysis
  • SUPERVISORS: Katerina Kandylaki

Anna Otta (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis Project)
  • PROJECT: “NERHYMUS – The NEurobiology of RHYthm: effects of MUSical expertise on natural speech comprehension”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Stimuli creation, participants recruitment, audio file modification, learning to use Audacity. Evaluating questionnaire results
  • SUPERVISORS: Katerina Kandylaki

Mareike Dickopf (Bachelor of Psychology – Volunteer Assistant)
  • PROJECT: “NERHYMUS – The NEurobiology of RHYthm: effects of MUSical expertise on natural speech comprehension”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Participants recruitment, audio file modification, learning to use Audacity. Evaluating questionnaire results
  • SUPERVISORS: Katerina Kandylaki

Melanie Faltz (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis Project)
  • PROJECT: “The influence of hallucination proneness on attention”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: EEG data collection, ERP analysis
  • SUPERVISORS: Lisa Goller

Simon Brausten (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis project)
  • PROJECT: “Exploring the BAASTA battery in patients with traumatic brain injuries”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Sensori-motor synchronization, traumatic brain injuries, timing
  • SUPERVISORS: Laura Verga and Sonja Kotz

Lotte Baerts (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis project)
  • PROJECT: “Exploring the BAASTA battery in patients with traumatic brain injuries”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Sensori-motor synchronization, traumatic brain injuries, timing
  • SUPERVISORS: Laura Verga and Sven Stapert

Giusy Cirillo (6-Month Research Internship)
  • PROJECT: “Speech reproduction through iterative learning”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Language, speech processing
  • SUPERVISORS: Sonja Kotz and Ben Schultz

Spyros Kardoulias (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis project)
  • PROJECT: “Attention performance and connectivity in hallucinatory proneness”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: DTI, attention, auditory perception
  • SUPERVISORS: Sonja Kotz and Joseph Johnson

Patricia Prudhomme (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis project)
  • PROJECT: “Vocal source discrimination and connectivity in hallucinatory proneness”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: DTI, psychophysics, auditory perception
  • SUPERVISORS: Sonja Kotz and Joseph Johnson

Julia Olszewski (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis project)
  • PROJECT: “The influence of hallucinatory proneness on selective attention and vigilance”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Auditory perception, auditory verbal hallucinations, attention
  • SUPERVISORS: Sonja Kotz and Lisa Goller

Auder Sigurdardóttir (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis project)
  • PROJECT: “The influence of hallucinatory proneness on alertness and go/no go task”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Auditory perception, auditory verbal hallucinations, attention
  • SUPERVISORS: Sonja Kotz and Lisa Goller

Simon Wirths (MSc Neuropsychology – Thesis project)
  • PROJECT: “The role of theta oscillations in selective attention, inhibition and executive functioning”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Attention, cognitive control, neural oscillations.
  • SUPERVISORS: Rachel Brown

Eimear Foley (Research MSc elective project)
  • PROJECT: “Self vs. other voice perception”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: fMRI, auditory perception, agency
  • SUPERVISORS: Joseph Johnson

Letitia Schneider (Research MSc – Elective project)
  • PROJECT: “Structural data analysis of persons with predispositions to auditory hallucinations”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: structural brain analysis (cortical thickness, VBM, DTI)
  • SUPERVISORS: Laura Verga

Jennifer Birchen (MSc student)
  • PROJECT: “How music moves us”
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Synchronization effects of auditory and visual stimuli on the motor system on healthy people. Music perception.  Implications for clinical movement cueing rehabilitation techniques for Parkinson´s disease patients.
  • SUPERVISORS: Benjamin Schultz and Sonja Kotz

Oliver Bradley (BSc student)
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Electrophysiology of auditory temporal processing
  • SUPERVISORS: Michael Schwartze

Marina Tamargo Cuadros (MSc student)
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Salience of sound, interplay of acoustic factors (pitch, rhythm, intensity) to rise the salience perception
  • SUPERVISORS: Benjamin Schultz and Sonja Kotz

Nofar Ben Itzhak (MSc student)
  • TOPICS/SKILLS: Motor rehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease; neuropsychological disorders in children. Neuroimaging.
  • SUPERVISORS: Benjamin Schultz and Sonja Kotz

Miquel Jansen (MSc student)

Violtsa Malo (MSc student)

Diego Marquez (MSc student)

Reine Ramaekers (BSc student)

Almuth Rosenow (MSc student)

Winson Yang (MSc student)