Projects

past & current projects

Currently, we have several Master internship opportunities available in our lab. If you are interested make sure to check out the vacancies page.

audiovisual integraton for goal-directed behavior

  • cortico-cortical networks involved in focused-attention and redundant target paradigms A poster describing our first experiments in the Mongolian gerbil has been presented at IMRF 2018 in Toronto.
  • reaction times and models for focused-attention and redundant target paradigms

thalamic & cortical sensitivity to spatial cues

  • free-field azimuth sensitivity in rat inferior colliculus, medial geniculate body & primary auditory cortex
  • cortical processing in complex acoustic environments

representation of binaural cues in the auditory brainstem & midbrain

  • axonal recordings from the medial superior olive in the chinchilla (Leuven)
  • modelling coincidence detection in the medial superior olive
  • extracellular single-unit recordings from low-frequency laminae of the chinchilla inferior colliculus (co-supervision of a Master’s thesis in Biomedical Sciences; Leuven)
  • interaural time difference & azimuth representation in the barn owl core of the inferior colliculus (Diploma thesis; RWTH Aachen)

sound source localization & detection in complex environments

  • facilitation of tone detection in complex tonal masker backgrounds by interaural time differences
  • human orienting behavior towards synchronous auditory double stimuli in the vertical plane

measuring eye & head movements to study sensori-motor processing

  • extension of the double magnetic induction (DMI) method to 2D head-unrestrained paradigms in humans & animals