Valerie Brandt
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Phone number:+49 451 3101 8223

Personal Information

Name: Valerie Cathérine Brandt, Dipl.-Psych, MPhil (Cantab)

Position/Title: PhD-candidate at the Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck

Address: Paediatric and Adult Movement Disorders and Neuropsychiatry Group, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck, Maria-Goeppert-Strasse 1, 23562 Lübeck, Germany

Phone: +49-451-2903422; Fax: +49-451-2903423
Email: valerie.brandt@neuro.uni-luebeck.de

Education

10/11 - present

PhD-candidate at the Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck, Maria-Goeppert-Straße 1, 23562, Lübeck

10/09 – 09/10

MPhil, University of Cambridge, Department of Experimental Psychology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB

10/05 – 12/12

Diploma, University of Hamburg, Department of Psychology, Von-Melle-Park 5, 2014 Hamburg, Germany

1990 - 2003

Abitur, Rudolf-Steiner Schule Hamburg, Germany

Internships

09/07 – 02/08

Research internship (full-time), Department of Social Psychology, New York University, USA

10/06 – 02/07

Research internship (part-time), Department of Motivational Psychology, University of Hamburg, Germany

Employment history

4/13 – 9/13

Lecturer for the seminar “Attitudes”, Department of Social Psychology, University of Hamburg

 

4/12 – 9/12

Lecturer, “Introduction to Social Psychology”, Department of Social Psychology, University of Hamburg

 

11/10 – 9/11

Student research assistant, Department of Systems Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

 

04/07 – 09/09

Student research assistant, Department of Social Psychology, University of Hamburg

 

07/08 – 05/09

Student assistant, neuropsychological practice Dr. Bodenburg, Hamburg

 

10/08 – 03/09

Student tutor, Department of Social Psychology, University of Hamburg

Awards

09/14

 

 

04/14

 

04/09

 

04/08

 

Conference travel grant of the “Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst” (DAAD), SfN 2014

 

Mary Robertson award for research contribution 2014

 

Scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation for a 1 year MPhil degree in Cambridge

 

Scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation for the duration of the main studies of the Diploma degree in Hamburg

Memberships

2013-present     Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft e.V.

Publications

Misirlisoy, E., Brandt, V., Ganos, C., Tubing, J., Münchau, A., Haggard, P. (accepted). The relation between attention and tic generation in Tourette syndrome. Neuropsychology.

 

Ganos, C., Asmuss, L., Bongert, J., Brandt, V., Münchau, A., Haggard, P. (2014). Volitional action as perceptual detection: predictors of conscious intention in adolescents with tic disorders. Cortex 10

 

Brandt, V., Lynn, M., Obst, M., Brass, M., Münchau, A. (2014). Visual feedback about own tics increases tic frequency in patients with Tourette’s syndrome. Cognitive Neuroscience.

 

Brandt, V., Niessen E., Ganos, C., Kahl, U., Bäumer, T., Münchau, A. (2014). Altered synaptic plasticity in Tourette's syndrome and its relationship to motor skill learning. Plos One 9(5).

 

Ganos C., Kuhn S., Kahl U., Schunke O., Brandt V., et al. (2014) Prefrontal cortex volume reductions and tic inhibition are unrelated in uncomplicated GTS adults. Journal of psychosomatic research 76, 84-87.

 

Brandt, V., Bergström, Z., Buda, M., Henson, R., Simons, J. (2014). Did I Turn Off the Gas? Reality Monitoring of Everyday Actions. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioural Neuroscience 14, 209-219.

 

Witte, H. & Brandt, V., (2010). Social Psychological Research. The Comparison of Four Journals. Hamburger Forschungsberichte der Sozialpsychologie, Nr. 89.

 

Brandt, V. & Münchau, A. (in press). Tics. In H. Reichmann (Ed.), Neuropsychiatric Disturbances in Movement Disorders. New York: Springer.

 

Brandt, V. & Münchau, A. (in press). Tics and Torette syndrome. In C. Falup-Pecurariu, J. Ferreira, P. Martinez-Martin and K. R. Chaudhuri (Eds.), Movement Disorders curricula. New York: Springer

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