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Art meets Neuroscience

By News, Society

Renowned Nijmegen- and Berlin-based visual artist Seet van Hout is joining the Donders Institute this autumn as artist-in-residence. For six weeks, Seet will work on art that is inspired by, and depicts, the human nervous system and, especially, deals with human memory.

Expositions and talks will be held throughout this period. Everyone is invited to experience the point of contact between art and neuroscience.

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New paper in The Journal of Neuroscience on hippocampal damage and spatial memory

By News, Research
In humans, bilateral hippocampal atrophy can lead to profound impairments in episodic memory. Across species, perhaps the most well established contribution of the hippocampus to memory is not to episodic memory generally but to allocentric spatial memory. However, the extent to which navigational spatial memory depends on hippocampal integrity in humans is not well documented. We investigated spatial recall using a virtual environment in two groups of patients with hippocampal damage (moderate/severe) and a normal control group.
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DoellerLab on TV

By Media, News

How come we can remember some things very well, while we often forget the rest? Christian Doeller, Sander Bosch and Silvy Collin set out to answer this question using fMRI neuroimaging for the Dutch television show “Katja’s Bodyscan”, starring television personality Katja Schuurman.

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DoellerLab goes back to school

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Students of the Arnhem International School (age 5-9) paid a visit to the Donders Institute. Here, the children experienced what you can learn about the brain with simple and fun experiments organized by our group. Such events bring the brain sciences closer to people and their lives.

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DoellerLab on the radio

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Why do some people always lose their way in a new city, while others have a flawless sense of direction? The answer might have to do with how we sense the world around us. In this episode of the radio show Labyrint, Richard, Bob, Emmy and Henk discuss how their sense of the world sometimes shifts by 90 degrees, while neuroscientists Christian Doeller, Joost Wegman and Tobias Navarro Schröder try to explain this phenomenon.

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