Prof. Jan Born
Organization: University Hospital Tübingen
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?
Behavioural tests, electrophysiological activity (LFP, EEG, MEG), endocrine and immunological measures (hormone assays, FACS, etc) in humans and rats
behavioural neuroscience; learning & memory; neuro-immunology; neuro-psychology; neuroendocrinology; psychology; sleep
- Diekelmann S, Born J (2010). The memory function of sleep. Nature Rev Neurosci. 11(2):114-26.
- Rasch B, Büchel C, Gais S, Born J (2007). Odor cues during slow wave sleep prompt declarative memory consolidation. Science. 315(5817):1426-9..
- Marshall L, Helgadóttir H, Mölle M, Born J (2006). Boosting slow oscillations during sleep potentiates memory. Nature. 444(7119):610-3.