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Fell Workgroup - Cortical Oscillations

PD Dr. rer. nat. Jürgen Fell

PD Dr. rer.nat. Jürgen Fell

Head of Workgroup


Tel.: +49 228 287-19343


We investigate the neural correlates of memory, sleep and consciousness. Current research projects, for example, address memory consolidation during sleep, mind wandering and modulation of cognitive processes by auditory beat stimulation.

Lab members:

  • Leila Chaieb, Ph.D.
  • Marlene Derner, Ph.D.
  • Sofie Krakau, cand. med.
  • Mushfiqur Rahman, B.Sc.

Guest Scientist:

  • Prof. Martin O. Mendez, Ph.D. (Univ. San Luis Potosi, Mexico)

Current publications (selected):

  • Derner M, Dehnen G, Chaieb L, Reber TP, Borger V, Surges R, Staresina BP, Mormann F, Fell  J (2020) Patterns of single-neuron activity during associative recognition memory in the human medial temporal lobe. Neuroimage 221:117214.
  • Cox R, Rüber T, Staresina BP, Fell J (2020) Phase-based coordination of hippocampal and neocortical oscillations during human sleep. Commun Biol 3:176.
  • Cox R, Fell J (2020) Analyzing human sleep EEG: A methodological primer with code implementation. Sleep Med Rev 54:101353.
  • Krakau S, Chaieb L, Helmstaedter C, von Wrede R, Fell J (2020) Reduced past‐oriented mind wandering in left compared to right medial temporal lobe epilepsy. Eur J Neurosci, Apr 17, doi:10.1111/ejn.14743.
  • Chaieb L, Derner M, Leszczyński M, Fell J (2020) Modulation of mind wandering using auditory beat stimulation: a Pilot Study. J Cogn Enhanc 4:40-4

PubMed-listed publications: here

Google Scholar-listed publications: here

Funding/Grants:

  • Memory consolidation during sleep and waking state at the level of single neurons in the human medial temporal lobe (DFG/SFB1089, since 2021)
  • Interrelation between intracranial EEG, local field potentials and action potentials during memory encoding and retrieval in the medial temporal lobe (DFG/SFB1089, 2017-2021)
  • Mediotemporal cross-frequency coupling during sleep and its relevance for memory consolidation (DFG, 2017-2020)

Collaborative Research Consortia/ Scientific Co-operations:

  • Collaborative Research Center SFB1089 (Synaptic Micronetworks)

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