FOR 2812's first PhD!

We are delighted to congratulate Dr Sophie Siestrup on the successful defence of her thesis "The influence of mnemonic prediction errors on brain activity and episodic memory - a perspective on memory modification" today at the University of Münster.  Sophie is the FOR 2812's first PhD graduate. Her thesis was supervised by Prof. Dr Ricarda Schubotz and received the highest distiction of summa cum laude. During the course of her time with the FOR she published three articles:

Pictured left to right: Prof. Dr Sen Cheng, Dr Sophie Siestrup, Prof. Dr Ricarda Schubotz

The research unit FOR 2812 "Constructing scenarios of the past: A new framework in episodic memory" is a project funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). The research unit studies the cognitive and neuronal mechanisms underlying scenario construction in episodic memory. We employ and integrate approaches from Philosophy, Psychology, and Experimental and Computational Neuroscience.


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