April 2018 – Present
Leipzig, Germany

PhD Candidate

International Max Planck Research School on Neuroscience of Communication: Structure, Function, & Plasticity

Thesis Advisory Committee: Angela D. Friederici, Emiliano Zaccarella, & Nikolaus Weiskopf
January 2018 – Present
Leipzig, Germany

Doctoral Researcher

Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences

Supervisor: Angela D. Friederici
June 2017 – July 2017
Santa Barbara, USA


Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience

Directors: George R. Mangun, Barry Giesbrecht, Michael Miller, & Mike Gazzaniga
March 2017 – June 2017
Leipzig, Germany

Visiting Researcher

Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences

Supervisor: Emiliano Zaccarella
March 2013 – July 2016
Graz, Austria

Student Research & Teaching Assistant

Language Development & Cognitive Science Unit, University of Graz

Supervisor: Annemarie Peltzer-Karpf
September 2012 – December 2012
London, United Kingdom

Exchange Student

Department of Media, Culture and Language & Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton


More Publications

. Sprache ist mehr als Sprechen: Eine kognitionswissenschaftliche Betrachtung. In Spektrum der Wissenschaft: SciLogs – Tagebücher der Wissenschaft, 2022.

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. Neuroscience and syntax. In N Allott, T Lohndal, & G Rey (Eds.), A Companion to Chomsky (pp. 325–347). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2021.

Preprint DOI

. Functional neuroanatomy of language without speech: An ALE meta-analysis of sign language. In Human Brain Mapping, 2021.

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Recent & Upcoming Talks

More Talks

The ability to combine individual lexical items into phrases and sentences is at the core of the human capacity for language …

Sign language offers a unique perspective on the human faculty of language by illustrating that linguistic abilities are not bound to …

This basic lecture explores the fundamentals of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and neuroimaging meta-analysis. We start …

Sprache ist ein Eckpfeiler menschlicher Kognition. In der Alltagssprache werden die Begriffe „Sprache“, „Sprechen“, und „Kommunikation“ …

The neurophysiological response during processing of sign language (SL) has been studied since the advent of Positron Emission …