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Myriam C. Sander

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Minerva Research Group Leader
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Short CV: 

Dr. rer. nat., 2011, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Dipl.-Psych, 2007, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Research Interests: 
  • Development of perception and memory across the lifespan

  • Working memory and episodic memory processes

  • Interplay between sensory and cognitive functions

  • Neural correlates of developmental change, specifically oscillatory markers of attention and memory processes

  • EEG methods


Selected Literature: 

Fandakova, Y., Sander, M. C., Grandy, T. H., Cabeza, R., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Shing, Y. L. (in press). Age differences in false memory: The importance of retrieval monitoring processes and their modulation by memory quality. Psychology and Aging.

Karch, J. D., Sander, M. C., von Oertzen, T., Brandmaier, A. M., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2015). Using within-subject pattern classification for understanding lifespan age-differences in oscillatory mechanisms of working memory selection and maintenance. NeuroImage, 118, 538-552. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.04.038

Fandakova, Y.*, Sander, M. C.*, Werkle-Bergner, M., & Shing, Y.L. (2014). Age-differences in short-term memory binding are related to working memory performance across the lifespan. Psychology and Aging, 29, 140 – 149. doi:10.1037/a0035347

Sander, M. C., Lindenberger, U., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2012). Lifespan age differences in working memory: A two-component framework. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews36, 2007-2033. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.06.004

Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Lindenberger, U. (2012). Amplitude modulations and inter-trial phase stability of alpha-oscillations differentially reflect working memory constraints across the lifespan. NeuroImage59, 646-654. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.06.092

Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Lindenberger, U. (2011). Binding and strategic selection in working memory: A lifespan dissociation. Psychology and Aging26, 612-624. doi:10.1037/a0023055

Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Lindenberger, U. (2011). Contralateral delay activity reveals lifespan age differences in top-down modulation of working memory contents. Cerebral Cortex21, 2809-2819. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhr076

open all Curriculum Vitae

zuklappen Education

 

06 / 2011 Dissertation in Psychology (magna cum laude), Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany    
09 / 2007  Diploma in Psychology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
2003 –2007 Psychology at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
09 / 2003 Prediploma in Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken
2001 –2003 Psychology at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
06 / 1999 Abitur [Diploma from German secondary school qualifying for university admission]
1990 –1999 Secondary school: “Johann-Rist-Gymnasium,”Wedel, Germany

zuklappen Professional Experience

 

since 04 / 2014

Senior Researcher; Leader of a Minerva Research Group

[01 / 2015 - 12 / 2015 on parental leave]

04 / 2011 - 03 / 2014

Postdoctoral Research Fellow,

MPI for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology (Prof. U. Lindenberger)

[07 / 2012 - 07 / 2013 on parental leave]

10 / 2007 – 01 / 2011

Predoctoral Research Fellow,

MPI for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology (Prof. U. Lindenberger)

04 / 2004 –05 / 2007

Student Research Assistant,

MPI for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology (Prof. U. Lindenberger)

01 / 2003 –09 / 2003

Student Research Assistant,

Developmental Psychology Unit, Saarland University (Prof. U. Lindenberger)

10 / 2002 –02 / 2003

Student Assistant for Quantitative Methods,

Cognitive Modeling and Methodogy Unit, Saarland University (Prof. W. Tack)

zuklappen Fellowships and Awards

 

09 / 2013 Margret-and-Paul-Baltes-Award for outstanding dissertations in the field of developmental psychology
04 / 2008 - 06 / 2011 Berlin School of Mind and Brain, International Graduate Research School at Humboldt University
04 / 2003 – 09 / 2007 Stipend of the “Cusanuswerk – Bischöfliche Studienstiftung”

zuklappen Publications

Fandakova, Y., Sander, M. C., Grandy, T. H., Cabeza, R., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Shing, Y. L. (in press). Age differences in false memory: The importance of retrieval monitoring processes and their modulation by memory quality. Psychology and Aging.

Mühlroth, B. E., Sander, M. C., Fandakova, Y., Grandy, T. H., Rasch, B., Shing, Y. L., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2018). Youth-like precision of slow oscillation-spindle coupling promotes memory consolidation across the adult lifespan. BioRxiv, 268474. doi:10.1101/268474.
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Karch, J. D., Sander, M. C., von Oertzen, T., Brandmaier, A. M., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2015). Using within-subject pattern classification to understand lifespan age differences in oscillatory mechanisms of working memory selection and maintenance. NeuroImage, 118, 538-552. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.04.038
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Fandakova, Y., Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Shing, Y. L. (2014). Age differences in short-term memory binding are related to working memory performance across the lifespan. Psychology and Aging, 29, 140-149. doi:10.1037/a0035347
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Sander, M. C., Lindenberger, U., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2012). Lifespan age differences in working memory: A two-component framework. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 36, 2007-2033. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.06.004
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Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., Gerjets, P., Shing, Y. L., & Lindenberger, U. (2012). The two-component model of memory development and its potential implications for educational settings. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2(Suppl.1), S67-S77. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2011.11.005
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Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Lindenberger, U. (2012). Amplitude modulations and inter-trial phase stability of alpha-oscillations differentially reflect working memory constraints across the lifespan. NeuroImage, 59, 646-654. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.06.092
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Werkle-Bergner, M., Freunberger, R., Sander, M. C., Lindenberger, U., & Klimesch, W. (2012). Inter-individual performance differences in younger and older adults differentially relate to amplitude modulations and phase stability of oscillations controlling working memory contents. NeuroImage, 60, 71-82. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.11.071
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Sander, M. C. (2011). Lifespan age differences in working memory: Insights from behavioral and electrophysiological markers of capacity and selectivity. Doctoral dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.

Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Lindenberger, U. (2011). Binding and strategic selection in working memory: A lifespan dissociation. Psychology and Aging, 26, 612-624. doi:10.1037/a0023055
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Sander, M. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Lindenberger, U. (2011). Contralateral delay activity reveals lifespan age differences in top-down modulation of working memory contents. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 2809-2819. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhr076
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Sander, M. C. (2007). Binding deficits in visual processing in older adults: An investigation of gamma band modulation by stimulus size. Diploma thesis, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.