Dr. Julia Kürten

Former Affiliation:
Institute of Medical Psychology and Systems Neuroscience       
Von-Esmarch-Str. 52
D-48149 Muenster

Phone: +49(0)251-83 55643
Fax: +49(0)251-83 55494

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Research Areas

  •  Brain plasticity and learning
  •  Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  •  Genetic basis of cognitive functions
  •  Interaction of emotion and cognition

Selected Publications

List J, Albers J, Kürten J, Schwindt A, Wilbers E & Flöel A. (2012) Reperfusion does not improve impaired rapid-onset cortical plasticity in patients with severe stenosis of the internal carotid artery. PLoS One,7(7), e41004. Epub 2012 Jul 23.

Witte AV, Kürten J, Jansen S, Schirmacher A, Brand E, Sommer J & Flöel A. (2012) Interaction of BDNF and COMT polymorphisms on paired-associative stimulation-induced cortical plasticity. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(13), 4553-61.

List J, Duning T, Kürten J, Deppe M, Wilbers E & Flöel A. (2012) Cortical plasticity is preserved in nondemented older individuals with severe ischemic small vessel disease. Human Brain Mapping, doi: 10.1002/hbm.22003. [Epub ahead of printt]

Flöel A, Suttorp W, Kohl O, Kürten J, Lohmann H, Breitenstein C & Knecht S. (2012) Non-invasive brain stimulation improves object-location learning in the elderly. Neurobiology of Aging, 33(8), 1682-9.

List J, Duning T, Meinzer M, Kürten J, Schirmacher A, Deppe M, Evers S, Young P & Flöel A. (2011) Enhanced rapid-onset cortical plasticity in CADASIL as a possible mechanism of preserved cognition. Cerebral Cortex, 21(12), 2774-87.

Kürten J, De Vries MH, Kowal K, Zwitserlood P & Flöel A. (2012) Age affects chunk-based, but not rule-based learning in artificial grammar acquisition. Neurobiology of Aging, 33(7), 1311-7.

Academic CV

2012 Postdoc position with Prof Dr. T. Straube, Institute of Medical Psychology and Systems Neuroscience, Medical Department, University of Muenster
2010-2012 Neuropsychologist at the Dianaklinik, Bad Bevensen
2011 Dr. rer. medic., Medical Department (Neurology), University of Muenster, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. A. Flöel
2007 Diploma in Psychology, University of Bielefeld