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Laura Leuchs

Dr. Laura Leuchs

GSN Alumna WS 2018/19

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Nationality: German

Topic of Thesis: Tracking fear learning with pupillometry: Psychophysiological and neuroimaging investigations

Supervisor: Dr. Victor Spoormaker


Leuchs, L, Schneider, M, Czisch, M, et al. (2016). Neural correlates of pupil dilation during human fear learning. Neuroimage, 147, 186-197. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.11.072

Schneider, M, Hathway, P, Leuchs, L, et al. (2016). Spontaneous pupil dilations during the resting state are associated with activation of the salience network. Neuroimage. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.06.011

Leuchs L, Schneider M, Czisch M, Spoormaker M (2016). Pupil Dilations During Fear Learning Correlate with Activity in the Dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex. Poster presented at the annual meeting oft he Organization of Human Brain Mapping 2016, Geneva.

Leuchs L, Eidner I, Czisch M and Spoormaker VI. (2013). Translating animal limbic theta to humans: a simultaneous EEG/fMRI study of fear conditioning and extinction. Poster presented at the Institute Symposium of Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany (poster prize).