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Dr. Benjamin Becker

Employee, Professor (Full) / Head of neuSCAN Lab, Key Laboratory for NeuroInformation / School of Life Science, UESTC

Chengdu, China

Skills

Neuroscience
psychology // METHODS neuroimaging
fMRI
sMRI
pharmacological fMRI
behavioral pharmacology
psychophysiology
multimodal imaging // STUDY DESIGN & CONCEPTION: design & implementation of behavioral & fMRI paradigms
data acquisition & data quality improvement
including MR-sequence modification & artifact minimization // DATA ANALYSIS & PRESENTATION using SPM & matlab based toolboxes
including GLMflex
MARSBAR
RFXplot
VBM8 & DARTEL (sMRI)
gPPI & CONN (functional connectivity)
CONN & GIFT (resting state MRI)
MRIcron & ORTHOview (visualization) // PUBLICATION in international peer-reviewed journals
including Psychopharmacology
Biological Psychiatry
PNAS // RESEARCH FOCUS social cognition
neuropeptides
oxytocin
addiction
long-term effects of clubdrug (MDMA
amphetamines) & cannabis use//

Timeline

Professional experience for Benjamin Becker

  • Current , since Jun 2015

    Professor (Full) / Head of neuSCAN Lab

    Key Laboratory for NeuroInformation / School of Life Science, UESTC

  • Current , since Aug 2010

    Postdoc

    University of Bonn / Department of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy

  • 6 years and 11 months, Dec 2003 - Oct 2010

    Dozent Psychologie / Verhaltensmedizin

    Uniklinik Köln / Med. Fak. / Schulen für Gesundheitsfachberufe

Educational background for Benjamin Becker

  • 3 years and 10 months, Oct 2006 - Jul 2010

    Experimentelle Psychologie

    Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf

  • 1998 - 2005

    Psychologie

    Universität Trier

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

  • Dutch

    Basic

Interests

cognitive neuroscience
neuroimaging
clinical neuropsychology
neuropsychopharmacology
drugs of abuse
mind & brain
electronic body music
media
yoga

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