The Salzburg Brain Dynamics Lab is committed to advancing our understanding of how behavior is generated by large-scale brain dynamics. Our team members pursue research on cognitive and clincal neuroscientific questions mainly in the auditory, visual and motor domain and mainly rely on methods allowing to monitor brain activity at high-temporal resolution (MEG, EEG, sEEG). This is flanked by psychophysics and / or neurostimulation, as necessary to address our research questions. Our team, consisting of established as well as junior scientists, is united by a mutual sense of sharing and distributing knowledge.
Our PhD student Fabian Schmidt @schmidtfa1 got his first paper "A backward encoding approach to recover subcortical auditory activity" accepted in NeuroImage @NeuroImage_EiC! Well done Fabian!
1 down n to go! My first paper (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116961) got accepted for publication by @NeuroImage_EiC. Wanna know what @nweisz2, @gpDemarchi, Florian Geyer (not on twitter) and me were up to? Check out this thread https://twitter.com/schmidtfa1/status/1238053526833676288
How can we make sense of our acoustic environment, considering the fact that different sound sources in our complex environments (e.g. the classically cited "cocktail party") often activate the same receptors simultaneously?
Can distraction result in a shift of spatial attention? Does involuntary spatial attention (inevitably) engages visual processing? And can oscillatory alpha activity be seen as a neural signature of involuntary spatial attention?