Rebekka Tenderra

Rebekka Tenderra

Doctoral Candidate (student representative)
Research interests: • neural substrates of (object) recognition and categorisation • organization of cortical knowledge representations (“cognitive maps”) • “Mind-reading”: Decoding of neural signals • disturbances of human object recognition and categorisation (e.g. in dementia) • functional brain imaging • diverse methodological approaches to data analysis


Academic education

since 2019    Doctoral candidate at Max Planck School of Cognition, Leipzig, Germany
                        Doctoral research performed at Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
                        Supervisor: Christian F. Doeller and Stephanie Theves
                        Lab rotations in the orientation phase: Peter Dayan, Christian F. Doeller, and John-Dylan Haynes

2017–2019   Master of Science in Neural and Behavioural Sciences, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany

2014–2017   Bachelor of Science, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Scientific award

2018 Dean’s List awarded by the Dean of Studies, Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen for excellent academic performance in the winter term and summer term



2019              Erasmus & internship scholarship
2018–2019  Scholarship by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung



Photo: Nikolaus Brade

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