The CCNS seeks to fill the position of tenured full professor in Cognitive Psychology. The appointment can be filled by October 2019.
During the last board meeting in the end of November, the FWF decided to prolong the Doctoral College “Imaging the Mind” (Speaker: Manuel Schabus; Deputy: Josef Perner) for a final third funding period.
Kerstin Hödlmoser has been awarded with a stand-alone project from the Austrian Science Fund FWF (378,908 €). She will investigate the impact of blue-enriched smartphone light exposure before falling asleep on sleep-dependent memory consolidation and emotion regulation in adolescents.
In this gating study Julia Krebs, Dietmar Roehm and their colleagues Ronnie Wilbur and Phillip Alday investigate which cues within the visual signal resolve local ambiguity in Austrian Sign Language (ÖGS). Disambiguation is triggered earlier than expected based on theoretical
The prize is awarded to young researchers by the Austrian Society for Neuropsychology (GNPÖ). Christine receives the prize for her work on circadian rhythms in severely brain-injured patients with disorders of consciousness.
“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.