Thanks to Lei Zhang, our whole group, including Laura, David, Yana, Alex, Nora, Annalina and Jan were able to participate in the fantastic “Cognitive modeling” workshop held in Hamburg.
We had the great pleasure of hosting Professor Lei Zhang (Centre for Human Brain Health & Institute for Mental Health, University of Birmingham) for a guest lecture at the CBBM. Lei talked about how “to crack the neurocomputational mechanisms of flexible (social) behavior. Abstract: Flexible (learning) behavior refers to the adaptive change of behavior
Lab retreat From September 13th-15th our lab had another great two-day retreat in the beautiful “Grünes Haus” in between Lübeck and Berlin. This year’s topics addressed complexity (Finn Lübber), control beliefs (David Stolz), and social learning (Nora Czekalla).
Lab visit by Boris and Tobias On June 29th & 30th, the Social Neuroscience Lab had a double session with a fantastic talk about “gradients” by Boris Bernhardt (Montreal) and a data discussion in an ongoing collaboration project with Tobias Kube (Landau).
Laura receives the Renate-Maass Prize for Neuroimaging Today, the University of Lübeck has awarded Laura Müller-Pinzler with prestigious the Renate-Maass Prize 2022! Congratulations for this success! The prize is an early career recognition prize sponsored by the Renate-Maass Foundation. Fotos: Guido Kollmeier; Rechte: Universität zu Lübeck
Today, we had a spectacular visit by Geert-Jan Will from Utrecht University who presented his research on the computational mechanisms of self-esteem formation and its relevance for psychiatric conditions. Moreover, we took advantage of the situation (first real-life lab visit after 1.5 years) to discuss links between self-related belief formation, affect, subjectively perceived control, effort exertion,
Lab retreat 2021 Finally! After tough 1.5 years of home office and restricted social encounters we managed to organize a joined lab retreat with the Psychoneuroimmunology lab by Tanja Lange. Across two days we had great table tennis sessions, fantastic “Steinofen Pizza” by Chef de Cuisine David and interesting discussions on potential future projects in
From June 7th – June 14th several lab members presented their newest data at the Annual Meeting of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) in Rome. “Self-attribution shifts affective, neural, and motivational markers of outcome valuation” was presented by David Stolz. “Egocentricity and allocentricity modulate neural and emotional processing of embarrassment in the face
Amidst the mountains of Piermont in the province of Cuneo we held our second joined Social/Cognitive Neuroscience Retreat.