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Nadja Tschentscher

Dr. Nadja Tschentscher

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Room: Leopoldstr. 13, Room 3.108
Phone: + 49 89 2180 6313

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow


PhD: Cambridge, UK; MSc: University of Münster;


2018-2020: Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Researcher (Individual Fellowship); Biological Psychology Research Unit, LMU Munich.

2016-2018: Post-doctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Science, Leipzig, Germany.

2014-2016: Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Cambridge, UK.



Sauseng, P., Tschentscher, N., & Biel, A.L. (2019). Be prepared: tune to FM-theta for cognitive control. Trends in Neurosciences, 42, 307-309.

Tschentscher, N., Ruisinger, A., Blank, H., Díaz, B., & von Kriegstein, K. (2019). Reduced Structural Connectivity Between Left Auditory Thalamus and the Motion-Sensitive Planum Temporale in Developmental Dyslexia. Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 1720-1732.

Tschentscher, N., Mitchell, D., & Duncan, J. (2017). Fluid intelligence predicts novel rule implementation in a distributed frontoparietal control network. The Journal of Neuroscience, 37(18): 4841-4847.

Tschentscher, N. (2017). Embodied Semantics: Embodied Cognition In Neuroscience. German Life and Letters, 70(4): 423-429.

Tschentscher, N., Hauk, O. (2016). Frontal cortex supports the early structuring of multiple solution steps in symbolic problem solving. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 1-11.

Tschentscher, N., & Hauk, O. (2016). Frontal and parietal cortices show different spatiotemporal dynamics across problem-solving stages. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 1-13.

Tschentscher, N., Hauk, O. (2015). Individual strategy ratings improve the control for task difficulty effects in arithmetic problem solving paradigms. Frontiers in psychology, 6.

Tschentscher, N., & Hauk, O. (2014). How are things adding up? Neural differences between arithmetic operations are due to general problem solving strategies. NeuroImage, 92(0), 369-380.

Hauk. O., & Tschentscher, N. (2013). The body of evidence: What can neurosciences tell us about embodied semantics? Frontiers in Cognitive Science, 4(50).

Tschentscher, N., Hauk, O., Fischer, M. H., & Pulvermüller, F. (2012). You can count on the motor cortex: Finger counting habits modulate motor cortex activation evoked by numbers. NeuroImage, 59(4), 3139-3148.

Tschentscher, N., & Fischer, M. H. (2008). Grasp cueing and joint attention. Experimental Brain Research, 190(4), 493-498.