Miss Hanna Tolle


University position

MPhil student
Supervised by Prof. Ole Paulsen

Departments

Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Research Themes

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Interests

As a prospective researcher of cognitive neuroscience, I aspire to contribute to a better understanding of the human mind – its mechanisms, its potential and its limits. I truly believe that an increasing knowledge about this so prominent organ of ours is of immeasurable value for mankind, as it could increase our awareness of what it means to be human and what possibilities and responsibilities arise from that. Obviously, one of the most intriguing questions of neuroscience is all about the nature of consciousness. Also, I am keen on discovering the neurological basis from which intelligence can emerge. This might include examining the mechanisms underlying memory formation and creativity. Last but surely not least, I find it highly relevant to investigate the neuronal circuitries involved in the induction and counteraction of anxiety.

Research Focus

Keywords

None specified

Clinical conditions

No direct clinical relevance

Equipment

No equipment indicated

Collaborators

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