Address

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

PD Dr. Gesa Hartwigsen

Stephanstraße 1a

04103 Leipzig

Sachsen

Deutschland

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PD Dr. Gesa Hartwigsen

PD Dr. Gesa Hartwigsen

PD Dr. Gesa Hartwigsen

Position:

Research group leader

Phone:

  • +49 341 9940-162

Main Focus

  • Neural networks for higher cognitive functions 
  • Adaptive plasticity and compensation in neural networks for cognition 
  • Plasticity and reorganization in the language network after stroke


Funding: DFG


2017–2020:

2011–2014:

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

2001 - 2006
Studies of Psychology, (Dipl.-Psych.), Kiel University
2007 - 2010
PhD student (Dr. phil.), Department of Neurology, Kiel University
2018
Habilitation (venia legendi: Psychology), University of Potsdam

Career

2010-2011
Postdoc
Department of Neurology, University of Leipzig, Language and Aphasia Laboratory
2010-2013
Guest Scientist
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences Leipzig (Department of Neurology)
2011 - 2013
Principle Investigator (DFG grant)
Department of Neurology, University of Leipzig
2013-2015
Junior Professor for Biological Psychology 
Kiel University
2013-2017
Guest Scientist
Department of Neurology, University of Leipzig
2015-2018
Research Group Leader "Modulation of Language Networks"
Department of Neuropsychology, MPI CBS
Since 2019
Lise Meitner Research Group Leader "Cognition and Plasticity"
MPI CBS

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