Post-doctoral researcher (alumnus)
Dr Benjamin Stahl holds a PhD in Clinical Neuroscience (2013) from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, as well as a Diploma in Psychology (2009) from Freie Universität Berlin. He conducted a series of randomized controlled trials on the rehabilitation of post-stroke chronic aphasia at the Freie Universität Berlin from 2013 to 2016. He now serves as a postdoctoral researcher at the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin and at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig.
- Speech and Language Disorders after Stroke
- Neural Bases of Everyday Communication
- Rhythmic Pacing in Stroke Rehabilitation
- Intensive Language-Action Therapy
- Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
Publications (until 2016):
- Stahl, B., Kotz, S. A., Henseler, I., Turner, R. & Geyer, S. (2011). Rhythm in disguise: Why singing may not hold the key to recovery from aphasia. Brain, 134(10), 3083–3093.
- Stahl, B., Henseler, I., Turner, R., Geyer, S. & Kotz, S. A. (2013). How to engage the right brain hemisphere in aphasics without even singing: Evidence for two paths of speech recovery. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7(35), 1–12.
- Stahl, B. & Van Lancker Sidtis, D. (2015). Tapping into neural resources of communication: Formulaic language in aphasia therapy. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1526), 1–5.
- Stahl, B., Mohr, B., Dreyer, F. R., Lucchese, G. & Pulvermüller, F. (in press). Using language for social interaction: Communication mechanisms promote recovery from chronic non-fluent aphasia. Cortex.
Doctoral Dissertation Prize (2013) awarded by the German Society for Aphasia Research and Treatment