Prof. Jan Born

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Otfried Müller-Straße 25
 72076 Tübingen
 Germany
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Department Institute of Medical Psychology and Neurobiology
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
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.
Keywords behavioural neuroscience; learning & memory; neuro-immunology; neuro-psychology; neuroendocrinology; psychology; sleep
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News & Press
April 23 2014
Fast or slow? Interplay of rhythms makes brain centers communicate

Tübingen neuroscientists say differing rhythms coordinate the neural activity governing movement

 


April 16 2014
A Profile of Werner Reichardt

A look at Werner Reichardt's career from Max Planck Research.

December 4 2013
No Blue Skies for Mice

Scientists at the University of Tübingen study the differential distribution of photoreceptors in the retina of mice


November 28 2013
A New Computer Simulation for the Treatment of Eye Disease

A new study shows the possibilities and limitations of optogenetics as a treatment strategy for forms of blindness.

Next Events

April 24 2014, 6:15pm
Neurocolloquium - Two memory systems in the temporal lobe: hippocampus and amygdala
Children‘s Hospital, Hoppe-Seyler-Str. 1, Lecture Hall, Floor C3
 

April 29 2014, 2:30pm
An Update on Bionic Vision, Australia's Retinal Prosthesis Program
Lecture Room, Forschungsstelle für Experimentelle Ophthalmologie, Röntgenweg 11