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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April 14 2015
Tübinger Fenster für Forschung

The „Tübinger Fenster für Forschung“ (TÜFFF) on May 8th 2015 offers a glimpse of the top-level research performed in Tübingen - the CIN makes a showing with no less than eight booths.


April 13 2015
ACTION DIALOGUES | Public Lecture Series

The Public Lecture Series ACTION DIALOGUES brings together some of the leading figures of the major theoretical perspectives on action in Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience.

March 25 2015
"Dem Gehirn beim Denken zusehen"

Scientists of the University of Tübingen decode mechanisms of associative learning in mice (press release in German).


March 21 2015
Do-It-Yourself Neuroscience

Scientists of the University of Tübingen work internationally to offer research and training opportunities in the life sciences in developing countries, using 3D printing and affordable materials.