Main Focus

Exploring dynamics of cognitve neural networks in healthy aging and aphasia. Application of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques like repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to understand the interplay of domain-specific and domain-general networks. Strong supporter of open and transparent research practices like preregistration and registered reports. Co-organiser of a symposium on Good Scientific Practice: Doing Good – Scientific Practice under Review. Doctoral fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).

Curriculum Vitae


02/2018 - today PhD student   
Cognitive Neuroscience (PD Dr. Gesa Hartwigsen & Prof. Dr. Dorothee Saur)
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Lise Meitner Research Group Cognition and Plasticity &                  
University Hospital Leipzig, Language and Aphasia Lab

2014 M.Sc., European Master of Clinical Linguistics (EMCL)
University of Potsdam, Germany
University of Groningen, The Netherlands

2012 B.A., Linguistics (major) and French (minor)
Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

2009/2010 Two semesters abroad
Université de Provence, Aix-Marseille, France


2015 - 2017 Speech-language pathologist
Median Clinic Berlin Kladow, Clinic for neurological rehabilitation

2014 - 2015 Research internship
Cognitive neurology (Prof. Dr. Agnes Flöel)
NeuroCure Clinical Research Center, Charité Berlin

2012 - 2013 Research assistantship
Center for Language and Cognition,
University of Groningen, The Netherlands

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