Prof. P.H.E. Tiesinga (Paul)

Professor - Donders Centre for Neuroscience – Neurophysics
Professor - Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Director of education - Institute for Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy

Prof. P.H.E. Tiesinga (Paul)
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Heyendaalseweg 135
Internal postal code: 66

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Postbus 9010

The overall goal of my research is to understand how information is processed in the brain and what the role of oscillations ('brain waves') is. Understanding the mechanistic role of oscillations is both important for cognitive processes in the healthy brain as well as for determining the mechanisms underlying impairments in the diseased brain. I aim to achieve these goals by building computational models of the cortex and develop methods to analyze the signals produced by these simulations as well as signals recorded from the brain. I am also involved in experiments where these computational principles are tested using a variety of approaches including optogenetics.
Data sharing is not only important for making the best use of available data, even if these are collected by different researchers, but it can also ensure data integrity and reproducibility. Hence, my aim is to help develop policies and procedures to achieve data sharing in the neuroscience/cognition domain.

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