Benjamin Stauch

Research Statement


Perceptual training on simple visual stimuli has been found to increase perceptual sensitivity for them, while cortical activity and inter-area synchronization have been found to be modified by recently presented stimuli. Using source-localized MEG recordings and psychophysical experiments in humans, I am exploring the connection between these phenomena and investigating the neuronal underpinnings of visual perceptual learning.



Alexander, N., Kirschbaum, C., Wankerl, M., Stauch, B. J., Stalder, T., Steudte-Schmiedgen, S., Muelhan, M., Miller, R. (2018). Glucocorticoid receptor gene methylation moderates the association of childhood trauma and cortisol stress reactivity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 90, 68–75.


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