What we recommend

 

collaborations & funding

Biopsychology & Neuropsychology Lab of Brigitte Röder at the University of Hamburg
www.bpn.uni-hamburg.de
Homepage of the University of Hamburg
Research Collaborative (Sonderforschungsbereich) “Multi-site communication in the brain”
www.sfb936.net
Our group’s contribution is project B1 (click here for further information).
German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG)
The main funding source for German research.
Emmy Noether Programme of the DFG

 

scientific societies

German Society of Psychology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, DGPs)
www.dgps.de
Focuses on psychology as a science. For example, the DGPs has published suggestions for psychology curricula in German universities. Different fields of psychology have their own sections within the DGPs, for example General Psychology (Fachgruppe Allgemeine Psychologie) and Biological Psychology (Biologische Psychologie und Neuropsychologie).

German Society for Psychophysiology and its applications (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychophysiologie und ihre Anwendungen, DGPA)
www.dgpa.de
The DGPA focuses on the interaction of physiological, psychological and social processes.

Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
www.sfn.org
The SfN is based in the U.S. and organizes the yearly conference of the same name that is attended by about 30.000 neuroscientists.

 

national & international conferences

International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF)
www.imrf.info
Focuses on multisensory processing, both in behavior (i.e., classic psychology) and the brain (i.e., neuroscience).

SfN annual meeting
www.sfn.org
Biggest neuroscience conference worldwide.

Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP)
www.teap.de
The meeting point for German experimental psychologists.

Psychologie und Gehirn
www.psychologie-und-gehirn.de
The yearly conference of the DGPA, focusing mostly on research using EEG.

 

awards you might be eligible for

Brain Products Young Scientist Award & DGPA Jungwissenschaftlerpreis
Heinz-Heckhausen-Jungwissenschaftlerpreis & others
www.dgps.de

 

financing your studies or research abroad

German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst, DAAD)
www.daad.de
Human Frontier Science Program
www.hfsp.org
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions of the EU
www.ec.europa.eu

 

brain anatomy

BigBrain
bigbrain.loris.ca
An ultrahigh resolution brain atlas (see article in Nature).

Brain Tutor
www.brainvoyager.com
3D views of the brain, with gyri, sulci, Brodman regions etc. marked. Free & useful tool to study brain anatomy. There are also iOS versions for iPhone (free) and iPad (€ 2.99).

HOPES Brain Tutorial
www.hopes.stanford.edu
Helpful tutorial to study anatomy, with short descriptions and the option to turn labels on and off.

 

data analysis

stack overflow
www.stackoverflow.com
A web community all about programming and statistics.
R
www.r-project.org
Free statistics software.

 

worthwile reading

Retraction Watch
www.retractionwatch.com
A blog all about fraud in science. They report on retractions of papers etc. and give a lot of details on each case.