Principal Investigator

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Carmen Morawetz is a Professor in the cognitive, affective and social neuroscience areas of the Psychology Department at University of Innsbruck. Using a combination of behavioral, physiological, and neuroimaging measures, she is interested in understanding how emotions are generated, how people regulate their emotions and how emotional experiences influence other cognitive functions such as decision-making, language, and memory. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Innsbruck, she completed her Ph.D. at the University of Goettingen and postdoctoral training at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Medical University of Vienna. In her spare time she enjoys running, traveling, surfing, cooking, sewing and handcrafting.


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Stella is a medical student at Charité Universität Berlin and works as a student assistant at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience of Freie Universität Berlin. Before her medical studies, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. She is extremely interested in studying the human brain in general, with a focus on emotion processing as well as methodological issues of neuroimaging. As a graduate student in the Affective Neuro Lab, she investigates the reliability of brain activity associated with emotion generation and regulation using fMRI. In her free time, she enjoys running, doing yoga, cooking and singing.

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