Latest Research News
Here you can find the latest news from our labs.
Mar 2022 | Election for the board of directors of the German Society for Research in Autism Spectrum Conditions (WGAS)
Luise Poustka und Martin Schulte-Rüther were re-elected to the board of the German Society for Research in Autism Spectrum Conditions (WGAS). Congratulations!
Feb 2022 | New colleague
New co-worker at the SEE-Lab (Marschik-Lab). A warm welcome to Franka Foth who will be part of the VW-IDENTIFIED team studying early development and its peculiarities.
Nov 2021 | Collaborative Research Center „Cognition of Interaction“
The Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 1528 "Cognition of Interaction" will be funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for an initial period of four years, starting on January 1, 2022, with a total of approximately 12.5 million euros. 24 scientists from the fields of neuroscience, behavioral and cognitive biology, psychology and data science will investigate the special demands that social interactions place on our cognitive abilities and thus on the performance of our brain. Within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry the Marschik Lab participates in the SFB investigating infant social cognition.
Oct 2021 | New colleague
Starting on October 1, Mareike Spengler joins the team of the Social Interaction and Developmental Neuroscience Lab. She will work on a neuroimaging project investigating social learning in anorexia nervosa and social anxiety, funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation). Welcome to the team!
Aug 2021 | Toolbox for the investigation of Joint Attention
We have published a new toolbox that enables the creation of interactive experiments using eye tracking. It was developed as part of the BMBF-funded project EMOTISK in the Social Interaction and Developmental Neuroscience research group. The toolbox is available on github and further details are available in the peer-reviewed article in Frontiers in Psychology.