Research Division of Mind and Brain
The research division of Mind and Brain, headed by Prof. Dr. Henrik Walter, is dedicated to research in the field of neuroscience and neurophilosophy on an international level. It is affiliated to the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin at the centre of Berlin.
Projects of the division are divided into different topics:
- Connectomics, Big Data and Imaging Genetics
- Stress, Resilience and Emotion Regulation
- Anhedonia and Positive Neuroscience
- Philosophy of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Medical Ethics
- Finished funded project (Berlin)
Various methods are in use for current research projects: questionnaires, physiological measures (heart rate, skin conductance), electroencephalography (EEG), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), saliva and blood analysis (e.g., Cortisol), genetic analyses (human DNA).
The staff is composed of physicians, psychologists and neuroscientists from different backgrounds and with different skills. Beyond project execution, they are committed to the supervision of students and graduates within the context of internships, thesis preparation and intended scientific careers.
More information on publications can be found on the Team-page by selecting a team member.