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Prof. Jan Born

Organization: University Hospital Tübingen

Address:

Otfried-Müller-Str. 25
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Phone number: +49 7071 29-88923

Department: Institute of Medical Psychology and Neurobiology

Area: CIN Members, Steering Committee

Scientific topic: Memory, Sleep, Eating Behaviour


Field of Research

How are memories consolidated during sleep? What are the neuropsychological and neurophysiological determinants of food intake in humans?

Methods

Behavioural tests, electrophysiological activity (LFP, EEG, MEG), endocrine and immunological measures (hormone assays, FACS, etc)  in humans and rats

Keywords

behavioural neuroscience; learning & memory; neuro-immunology; neuro-psychology; neuroendocrinology; psychology; sleep


Publications
  1. Diekelmann S, Born J (2010). The memory function of sleep. Nature Rev Neurosci. 11(2):114-26.
  2. Rasch B, Büchel C, Gais S, Born J (2007). Odor cues during slow wave sleep prompt declarative memory consolidation. Science. 315(5817):1426-9..
  3. Marshall L, Helgadóttir H, Mölle M, Born J (2006). Boosting slow oscillations during sleep potentiates memory. Nature. 444(7119):610-3.