Booking system online 

The online booking system of the CNSR has been available since this week. It can be accessed via the menu item "Calendar" and offers all principle investigators the possibility to independently book the resources authorised for their project. The implementation of the data backup algorithms and the online application procedure are planned for the near future.

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CNSR receives grant in the amount of € 160,000 

CNSR has received funding in the Core Facilities Call of FoF4 for the purchase of a 64-channel research EEG system and a second fNIRS system. This grant will allow the psychophysiology laboratory to reach full operational readiness and will set the stage for fNIRS hyperscanning experiments. The equipment is expected to be put into operation in the first quarter of 2022.

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Parent Synchrony Project 

The parent synchrony project, led by Dr. Isabella Schneider (Psychiatric Clinic) and Prof. Sabina Pauen (Psychological Institute), started in November in the interaction lab. This is a study of the Clinic for General Psychiatry and the Psychological Institute of the University of Heidelberg. It examines parenting couples during communication about parenting issues by measuring their brain activity using EEG and simultaneously recording affect-associated peripheral physiological parameters. This method, called hyperscanning allows the investigation of interpersonal neuronal synchronisation processes.

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The biopsychology of emotional and cognitive self-regulation 

You are interested in biopsychology and the ability of humans to specifically control thoughts and emotions? If that is the case, this project seminar is the right thing for you! The focus lies on practical work with different methods of biopsychology to investigate individual and social regulation processes. The seminar is offered by the Department of General Psychology and Cognitive Self-Regulation of the Psychological Institute in cooperation with the Core Facility for Neurophysiological Research on Self-Regulation and Regulation (CNSR). It will take place in the facilities and labs of the CNSR and will be held in winter semester 2021/2022.

This seminar is primarily designed for students of psychology in their 3rd semester of the bachelor’s degree. It is also open to interested people from other institutions. If you are NOT studying at the Psychological Institute and interested in participating, please contact us by mid-September via the following e-mail address:

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