Main Focus

  • Behavioral and neuronal plasticity across the lifespan
  • Intra- and interbrain dynamics and cross-frequency coupling
  • Cortical oscillatory mechanisms and brain dynamics
  • Network topology dynamics and network complexity
  • Deterministic chaos and complex systems
  • Genetic and psychophysiological aspects of neuronal plasticity

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2004–present  Research Scientist in LIP project “Interactive Brains, Social Minds” (PI), Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin
  • 2002–2004  Research Scientist, School of Psychology, Saarland University
  • 2000–2002  Research Scientist, Physiological Institute, University of Tübingen
  • 1993–2000  Research Scientist, Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tübingen
  • Dr. rer. soc. (PhD), University of Tübingen, 1996

Selected Publications

  • Müller, V., and Lindenberger, U. (2022). Probing associations between interbrain synchronization and interpersonal action coordination during guitar playing. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1507(1), 146-161.
  • Müller, V., Ohström, K.-R. P., & Lindenberger, U. (2021). Interactivebrains, social minds: Neural and physiological mechanisms of interpersonalaction coordination. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 128, 661–677.
  • Müller, V., Perdikis, D., Mende, M. A., & Lindenberger, U. (2021). Interacting brains coming in sync through their minds: An interbrain neurofeedback study. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1500(1), 48–68.
  • Müller, V., and Lindenberger, U. (2019). Dynamic Orchestration of Brains and Instruments During Free Guitar Improvisation. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 13:50. doi:10.3389/fnint.2019.00050


  • 2008  Visiting Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO, USA

  • 1994  Nordmark Neuropharmaka Award for Behavioral Research in Parkinson's Disease

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