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Prof. Dr. Eric Kandel
Scientific advisor to the foundation of the Academy of Neuroscience and Education of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, the AFNB gGmbH.
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Roth
Neurobiologist and Professor of Behavioural Physiology and Developmental Neurobiology at the Institute for Brain Research at the University of Bremen. For eight years he was President of the Deutschen Volkes Scholarship Foundation and co-founder of Roth GmbH, in Applied Neurosciences. He is one of the most famous neurobiologists in Europe, author of numerous books. In 2011 he was awarded the 1st Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Scientific advisor and director of the master’s degree in cognitive neuroscience at the AFNB – German Academy of Neuroscience and Education.
Prof. Dr. Christian Büchel
He studied medicine at the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim and graduated in 1993. After a postgraduate degree in Philadelphia and Copenhagen he worked at the neurological clinic of the University of Essen and from 1995 to 1999 was a Wellcome Fellow at the Queen Square Institute of Neurology in London.
He then managed one of the research groups funded by the Volkswagen Foundation at the Hamburg University Medical Center Eppendorf. Since 2004 he has been Professor of Systemic Neuroscience and Director of the Institute of the same name in Hamburg.
In 2011 he was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize and the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine.
Prof. Dr. Tobias Esch
Physician, health researcher, neuroscientist and author. He has worked at the Universities of Göttingen, Witten/Herdecke, Harvard and the Charité in Berlin, among others. Harkness Fellow (Commonwealth Fund New York), visiting professor at Harvard Medical School.
Its work focuses on neurobiological aspects of health, including stress management, care and self-regulation. Author of several scientific books, including “The Neurobiology of Happiness”.
Prof. Dr. John-Dyan Haynes
He is professor at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience at the Charité in Berlin and director of the Berlin Center for Advanced Neuroimaging. His research is about how thoughts can be read and predicted from brain activity. Other areas of research include consciousness, intention and freedom of will.
His work covers not only technical feasibility, but also the ethical limits of “Neurotechnology”.
Prof. Dr. Ursula Dicke
Professor of behavioral physiology and functional neuroanatomy at the Brain Research Institute of the University of Bremen, Germany.
His research focuses are: affective-emotional behavior and the basic neuronal principles of aggressive behavior in humans and animals; processes of perception, their implementation in actions and learning habits, as well as the extent to which the senses interact in their creation.
Prof. Dr. Martin Meyer
Born in Düsseldorf, Germany, in 1968. He’s a psychologist and neuroscientist. He studied in Berlin and took his doctor’s degree in Leipzig. He carried out research and teaching in Edinburgh (Scotland) and Zurich (Switzerland), where he also worked at the University Hospital and at the university.
Since 2009 he has been a visiting professor at Klagenfurt and since 2011 he has been a professor at the University of Zurich.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Münte
He studied medicine and neuroscience. After training as a neurologist at the Medical University of Hanover, he was a professor of neuropsychology in Magdeburg for several years and since 2010 has been director of the Neurology Clinic and the Institute of Psychology II at the University of Lübeck.
It deals with the control of human behavior in healthy subjects and patients with neurological disorders, focusing on motivational processes.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Walkowiak
He is professor of Zoology at the Biocentre of the University of Cologne. His research focuses on the neural principles of behaviour control, acoustic communication and sensorimotor integration.
Publications, among others: ” Intuition or reason – How do elite managers decide? An analysis from the neurobiological point of view”; Will, where are you? – Planning and acting from a neuroscientific perspective.
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