Prof. Jan Born

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Otfried Müller-Straße 25
 72076 Tübingen
 Germany
Area / Position CIN-Member / Board Member
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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February 9 2015
New CIN Workshops

... in Philosophy and Neuroscience:
Games of the Brain


December 30 2014
Pointless Torture of Experimental Animals by Tübingen Neuroscientists?

Open letter by CIN chairman Peter Thier

December 13 2014
CIN Workshops: Games of the Brain Naturalizing Agency

Saturday, 13th December 2014 | 9.30am - 6.30pm | Hörsaal Forum Scientiarum (Doblerstr. 33, 72074 Tübingen)


December 8 2014
New Publication in Nature Neuroscience

The retina changes its „language“ with changing brightness

A study at the University of Tübingen highlights the intricate nature
of visual responses - findings may help to improve digital cameras
as well as visual prosthetics