Main Focus

  • interplay of sleep and memory across the lifespan
  • mechanisms causing healthy age-related and pathological memory decline
  • neuroimaging methods: EEG, polysomnography (PSG), and MRI


Curriculum Vitae

since 09/2019: Postdoc in the Department for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

since 2019: zero-year student at the Max Planck School of Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

since 04/2019: "0-year student" at the Max Planck School of Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

2016-2019: PhD candidate in the Department for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

2016-2019: Predoctoral fellow of the Max Planck International Research Network on Aging, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock

MSc Clinical and Health Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin, 2016

BSc Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin, 2013


Awards

2019: Award for early career scientists provided by the Geman Society for Neuropsychology (GNP)

2018: Grant for early career scientists provided by the Geman Sleep Society (DGSM) 

2017: Best Poster Award of the Salzburg Mind-Brain Annual Meeting (Samba), Salzburg, Austria: Muehlroth, B. E., Sander, M. C., Fandakova, Y., Grandy, T., Rasch, B., Shing, Y. L., Werkle-Bergner, M. Differences in Sleep Physiology Relate to Impaired Memory Retention in Old Age. 


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