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Johanna Zumer

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    • United Kingdom

    20052020

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    Biography

    I am interested in how the brain pieces together and processes relevant information whilst ignoring distraction.  I aim to use neuroimaging (MEG, EEG and fMRI) to study the brain's activity during attention -demanding tasks, including with visual or audio-visual sensory information.  I also aim to understand how neural mechanisms are altered in cases of disorders of attention and/or perception, such as in ADHD or autism, as well as how these processes are different across the life-span.

    Qualifications

    • PhD in Bioengineering, Joint Graduate Group at U. of California San Francisco and UC Berkeley, USA, 2007
    • BS double major in Applied Physics and Psychology, Yale University, USA, 2001

    Employment

    • 2019 – date: Lecturer of Psychology, Aston University.
    • 2014 – 2019: Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow and post-doc research fellow, University of Birmingham, UK
    • 2010 - 2013: Post-doc research fellow at Donders Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    • 2007 – 2010: Whitaker Scholar and post-doc research fellow, Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, University of Nottingham, UK

    Funding Applications and Awards

    • Marie Curie International Fellow (2015 - 2018)
    • Whitaker Scholar (2007 - 2009)

    Research Interests

    • Visual attention
    • Multisensory integration
    • Neuroimaging, especially MEG and EEG
    • Neural oscillatory basis of attention and perception
    • Disorders of attention and perception, including ADHD and autism
    • Open-source software (e.g. FieldTrip) and open data science

    Teaching Activity

    • PY3356 Cognitive Neuropsychology (2019-2020; Aston)
    • Neuroimaging methods (especially EEG & MEG) (2010-2013; Radboud University)

    PhD Supervision

    • Available for supervision - please get in touch!
    • Co-supervisor to PhD student Nathan Taylor (started 1 July, 2019; Aston)
    • Co-supervisor to MSc student Sebastiaan den Boer (2012-2013; Radboud University)
    • Co-supervisor to MSc student Madelon Vollebregt (2012-2013; Radboud University)

    Contact Details

    Telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 4030

    Email: j.zumer@aston.ac.uk

    Room: SW410b

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD

    Award Date: 31 Dec 2007

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