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DAAD RISE Internship


(May-August 2016)


Research Supervisors: Dr. Michael Rose (Working Group Leader, Systems of Learning and Memory Group), Signe Luisa Winterling

Host Institution: Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Institute for Systems Neuroscience (Hamburg, Germany)



  • Examined the effect of aging on memory-related ongoing oscillations, the use of EEG neurofeedback training, and the potential for subjects to learn to modulate neural activities related to memory in order to improve performance.
  • Manuscript in preparation.


Summary of Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Assisted with data collection for elderly group and led data collection for younger group.
  • Researched analysis techniques, pre-processed EEG data to remove artifacts before analysis, refined and helped standardize the pre-processing method, performed preliminary analyses, and created preliminary sets of figures.
  • Prepared an annotated bibliography on relevant scientific literature.
  • Attended group meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and workshops.


Information on DAAD RISE Germany Internship Program:

DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.