Krabbe Group

Internal states, including emotional conditions such as anxiety or stress, as well as physiological need states like hunger or thirst, strongly influence our behaviour. By modulating the contextual perception of external cues that signal potential rewards or threats, emotional and metabolic states can dynamically control the internal valuation system and thereby affect the selection of […]

Grunwald Kadow Group

We combine neuroscience and physiology to understand how brains and bodies communicate on the cellular and molecular level to enable organisms to thrive in their respective environments. Empfindungen und Entscheidungen basieren auf sensorischen EPerceptions and decisions depend on sensory impressions, but also on past experiences and the present internal state of an animal. Behavior is […]

GrĂ¼ndemann Group

Reliable integration of an ever-changing multitude of sensory inputs from the environment is the basis for learning and memory and shapes our behaviours. Our research aims to understand how sensory inputs are represented and computed to elucidate key principals of multisensory integration. To address this question, we combine state of the art circuit neuroscience tools […]