Jonathan Schubert will give a talk at this year’s International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF), which is taking place in Pisa, Italy from June 13th to 16th. The title of the talk is “Flexible use of spatial reference frames for touch in sighted and congenitally blind individuals” and highlights new insights into the use of anatomical and external reference frames in touch localization. The talk is scheduled for 3.30 pm on Sunday, the 14th. Make sure to drop by if you’re at the conference!
This summer term, two of our PhD candidates are holding Psychology classes at Hamburg University. Phyllis Mania is giving an in in-depth course on Biological Psychology for first years. Topics range from sensorimotor processing to many others, like comparative and social neuroscience.
Janina Brandes is teaching research practice to 2nd year Bachelor students in “Empirisch Experimentelles Praktikum”. Students are encouraged to design their own experiments, acquire and analyze data independently, and write a short report. The results will also be presented in a poster session by the end of the term. The date will be announced soon, everyone is invited to join!