Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience

The Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience (Bertarelli Chair in Cognitive Neuroprosthetics) targets the brain mechanisms of body perception, body awareness and self-consciousness.
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Nature Comms: Augmented manipulation ability with six-fingered hands

— In collaboration with the groups of Carsten Mehring (Freiburg) and Etienne Burdet (Imperial College), Michel Akselrod and other researchers from the Blanke Lab investigated the superior manipulation abilities of two polydactyly subjects. 

Open position: postdoctoral researcher in human electrophysiology

— The Laboratory of Olaf Blanke at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) is currently looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join our team and contribute to one of our core research topics: the brain mechanisms of consciousness and its link to multisensory bodily perception and the self.

New review article: Heartbeat-evoked cortical responses (NeuroImage)

— Heartbeat-evoked cortical responses - underlying mechanisms, functional roles, and methodological considerations.

New collaboration on Parkinson's disease with Prof. Krack (Bern)

— Blanke Lab launches new collaboration on cortical form of Parkinson’s disease with Prof. Paul Krack from the University Hospital Bern

New Research Project funded by SNF and Pictet Charitable Foundation

— New research project, funded by Swiss National Science Foundation, Fondation Pictet, brings together engineers and researchers from EPFL, Geneva University Hospital, and the University of Geneva at the Swiss Foundation for Innovation and Training in Surgery

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