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Dr. Philipp Ruhnau

PostDoc on the WIN2CON ERC Project


LNIF, Via delle Regole, 101, 38123 Mattarello
Office: M204
Tel.: +39 0461 28 3083
philipp.ruhnau at unitn dot it
Consulting hour:
upon request

Research Interests:
  • Event-related potentials/field in relation to perceptual processing
  • Maturation of auditory processing
  • Ongoing brain oscillations and their relation to conscious perception

Short Biography:

since 2012
PostDoc at the CIMeC, Università degli Studi di Trento
2011 - 2012
Erasmus mundus mobility fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City 
2008 - 2011
PhD student at the Universität Leipzig
2003 - 2008
Studies of Psychology at the Universität Leipzig

Selected publications:
  • Neuling*, T., Ruhnau*, P., Fuscá, M., Demarchi, G., Herrmann, C.S., Weisz, N. (2015). Friends, not foes Magnetoencephalography as a tool to uncover brain dynamics during transcranial alternating current stimulation.NeuroImage, 118, 406-413. *shared first authorship
  • Frey, J.N., Ruhnau, P., & Weisz, N. (2015). Not so different after all: The same oscillatory processes support different types of attention. Brain Research, in press.
  • Ruhnau, P., Hauswald, A., & Weisz, N. (2014). Investigating ongoing brain oscillations and their influence on conscious perception – network states and the window to consciousness. Front Psychol, 5:1230.
  • Keitel C, Quigley C, & Ruhnau P (2014). Stimulus-Driven Brain Oscillations in the Alpha Range: Entrainment of Intrinsic Rhythms or Frequency-Following Response? J Neurosci, 34(31), 10137–10140. 
  • Ruhnau P, Herrmann B, Maess B, Brauer J, Friederici AD, & Schröger E (2013). Processing of complex distracting sounds in school-aged children and adults: evidence from EEG and MEG data. Front Psychol, 4:717. 
  • Ruhnau P, Herrmann B, Maess B, & Schröger E. (2011) Maturation of obligatory auditory responses and their neural sources: Evidence from EEG and MEG. NeuroImage, 58, 630-639.

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Philipp Ruhnau,
Jan 25, 2016, 5:03 AM