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Prof. Dr. Dr. Friedemann Pulvermüller

Friedemann Pulvermueller

Friedemann Pulvermueller

Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Raum JK 31/232
14195 Berlin


Office Hours

während des Sommersemesters 2021:  during summer term 2021

Mittwochs, 12h-13h

Wed, 12h-13h

während der Semesterferien 2021:

during summer break 2021:

Mi, 21.07., 12-13h

Mi, 11.08., 12-13h

Mi, 13.10., 12-13h

Wed, 21.07., 12-13h

Wed, 11.08., 12-13h

Wed, 13.10., 12-13h

Zur Anmeldung für die Sprechstunde bitten wir Sie, Frau verena.arndt@fu-berlin.de zu kontaktieren; ein Webex-link wird Ihnen dann zugesandt. Bitten nennen Sie uns auch eine Telefonnummer, unter der wir Sie erreichen können.

To book an appointment for the office hour, please contact verena.arndt@fu-berlin.de; a link on webex will be send to you before the meeting. Please also provide us with a telephone number, where we can reach you.

Research Interests

My main interests in science are in the neurobiology of language. I have developed a model of language processing in the human brain, formulated at the level of nerve cell circuits which cut across perception and action systems of the brain. The model specifies neural circuits processing speech sounds, words, their meaning and the syntactic rules that influence their order in time. Words are envisaged to be represented in the brain by distributed cell assemblies whose cortical topographies reflect aspects of word meaning. The rules of syntax are proposed to be a product of the interplay between specialized neuronal units, called sequence detectors, and general principles of neuronal dynamics designed to control and regulate activity levels in cortical areas. Advances in the neuroscience of language are applied in the development of new language therapy techniques. A new surprisingly successful method for intensive aphasia therapy is described here: Aphasia Now

CV (Effective March 2020)

Research areas:

1. Theory and brain-grounded neurocomputational modelling

2. Neurophonology

3. Neurocombinatorial investigations

4. Neurosemantics

5. Neuropragmatics

6. Neurorehabilitation of language

More information:

Recent key publications

HERE you can find a list of all publications of Friedemann Pulvermüller and collaborators.

Google Scholar Page Friedemann Pulvermüller: