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About Martin Dresler

Martin Dresler leads the Donders Sleep & Memory Lab. He was trained in biopsychology, philosophy and mathematics at Ruhr University, Bochum; received his PhD from Philipps University, Marburg; and performed postdoctoral research at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Oxford University and Stanford University before joining the Donders Institute in 2013. He is elected member of the Young Academy of the German National Academy of Sciences. The research of his group centers on the cognitive neuroscience of sleep, including cognitive processes occurring during sleep and the role of sleep for memory processes, neuroplasticity and general cognitive functioning.



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Department Cognitive Neuroscience

This department seeks to understand the development and function of the nervous system with a special focus on sensory processes, neurodevelopment, and plasticity underlying environmental adaptation. read more