Dr. Marieke Schölvinck
Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience
60528 Frankfurt am Main
+49 (0)69 96769 360
In daily life, our brain operates in constant interaction with its surroundings. Therefore, activity in a neuronal population will always be shaped by several ongoing cognitive processes at once. In my research, I explore the dynamic neuronal signatures of such superimposed neuronal representations in the context of naturalistic behaviour. I do so using a variety of techniques, ranging from fMRI in humans and primates, and in vivo electrophysiology in rodents, cats, and primates, to computational modelling.
NHP electrophysiology; human fMRI
Genç E*, Schölvinck ML*, Bergmann J, Singer W, Kohler A (2016) Functional connectivity patterns of visual cortex reflect its anatomical organization. Cerebral Cortex 26: 3719-3731. [*co first author]Schölvinck ML, Saleem A, Benucci A, Harris KD, Carandini M (2015) Cortical state determines global variability and correlations in visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 35: 170-178.
Schölvinck ML, Friston KJ, Rees G (2012) The influence of spontaneous activity on stimulus processing in primary visual cortex. NeuroImage 59: 2700-2708
Schölvinck ML, Maier A, Ye FQ, Duyn JH, Leopold DA (2010) Neural basis of global resting-state fMRI activity. PNAS 107(22): 10238-10243.
Schölvinck ML, Howarth C, Attwell D (2008) The cortical energy needed for conscious perception. NeuroImage 40(4): 1460-1468.