Research

Focuses:

  • Emerging states of psychoses
  • Psychopathology of psychoses
  • Self-experience in psychotic states, particularly on the distinction between pre-reflective and reflective self-awareness
  • Disorders of selfhood, particularly regarding the perception of ‘agency’ and ‘ownership’
  • Disorders of perception, particularly on the transitions to Auditory Verbal Hallucinations (AVH)
  • ‘Default Mode’ and ‘Inner Speech’ brain networks
  • Resting state and task activated brain functional connectivity.


Methods:

  • Phenomenological psychometrics
  • (Multielectrode) EEG, Event Related EEG
  • MRI and options, e.g. fMRI, ASL