“Whoever sleeps well, learns better.” Michael Hahn and Kerstin Hödlmoser found in a 8-year comparison that a very specific brain flow pattern (sleep spindle) plays a key role in the development of sleep-dependent memory consolidation.
In the end of June, Christine Blume has been awarded a Schrödinger Fellowship from the Austrian Science Fund FWF. From 2019 on she is going to spend two years at the Department for Chronobiology at the Psychiatric University Clinic Basel
The study of Julia Krebs, Dietmar Roehm and their colleagues Ronnie Wilbur and Evie Malaia, investigates the processing of locally ambiguous argument structures in Austrian Sign Language (ÖGS). Their experiment aimed to examine whether these structures are processed by a
In this study Christine Blume and Manuel Schabus and their colleagues sought to investigate to what extent processing of environmental stimuli is still possible during sleep and especially deep NREM and REM sleep. Moreover, they were interested in whether inhibition
In this fMRI study, we compared task performance and brain activation between longtime action video gamers and nongamers in order to investigate possible effects of gaming on cognitive and brain abilities. Despite their comparable task performance gamers and nongamers exhibited clear-cut differences
From 6th December (9:00 – 17:30) to 7th December (9:00 – 13:00) 2017 at the University of Salzburg (Salzburg, Austria). With Genevieve Albouy (University of Leuven), Wolfgang Schöllhorn (University of Mainz), Philippe Peigneux (University of Bruxelles), and many more… For
CCNS member Yvonne Höller received a € 309,125.25 FWF grant for her project “High-Frequency Oscillations in the High-Density EEG”.
On the “Day of the University”, which we celebrated on 31st May 2017, the university also awarded the Young Investigators Awards to young scientists in the categories „Law & Economics“, „Arts & Humanities“ and „Natural & Life Sciences“. Thirty-seven young
For people with severe brain injuries, researchers have found that the rhythm of daily fluctuations in body temperature is related to their level of conciousness, according to a preliminary study published in the April 19, 2017, online issue of Neurology®,
Recently, Schabus et al. (2017) were able to publish the results of several years of research on ‘Neurofeedback’ in the Lab for Sleep and Consciousness Research at the University of Salzburg in the prestigious scientific journal BRAIN.