Brandner Catherine

Contact Research Teaching Publications

Research areas

Brain mapping of attention and learning

Brain oscillatory activity of attentional processes

Brain modulation of executive function

Electrocortical correlates of attention



Autres projets

Examination of temporal and spatial modulations of brain activity across learning periods including attentional processes
Applicant: Catherine Brandner
Other collaborators: Paolo Ruggeri
Relates to the research axis "Brain mapping of attention and learning"

Exploration how brain dynamics are linked to variations in attention and learning capacity
Applicant: Catherine Brandner
Other collaborators: Elsa Raynal (PhD student), Paolo Ruggeri
Relates to the research axis "Brain mapping of attention and learning"

Examination of synchronization and desynchronization of oscillatory activity in alpha and theta bands in male and female subjects with high and low subclinical anxiety
Applicant: Catherine Brandner
Other collaborators: Hadj Boumediene Meziane, Paolo Ruggeri
Relates to the research axis "Brain oscillatory activity of attentional processes"

Examination of brain's functional activity during physical exercise and non-invasive brain stimulation in healthy young and old population
Applicant: Catherine Brandner, Jérôme Barral
Other collaborators: Etienne Sallar, Hadj Meziane
Relates to the research axis "Brain modulation of executive function "

Exploration of attentional and processing phases of two types of mental transformation of visuospatial images to better understand gender differences in mental rotation
2017 - 2019
Applicant: Catherine Brandner
Other collaborators: Nam Nguyen (PhD student), Alan Pegna
Relates to the research axis "Electrocortical correlates of attention"

Exploration of behavioral and electrocortical effects of aerobic fitness in sustained attention tasks
Applicant: Catherine Brandner
Other collaborators: Nam Nguyen (PhD student), Alan Pegna
Relates to the research axis "Electrocortical correlates of attention"




ISSUL, Faculté des SSP (UNIL)
Direction d'unité de recherche (UR), projets, publications, directions de thèse.
En 2017 : co-supervision "Physical activity and sustained attention: an electro-cortical approach." PhD thesis, Francesco Di Muccio
Contact : Dr Jérôme Barral, MER

BEAM, Institut de Psychologie, Université de Lausanne
En 2017 : Supervision de thèse de doctorat "Brain dynamics of attention and learning in aging", Elsa Raynal
Contact : Paolo Ruggeri, chargé de recherche


Centre for Biomedical Imaging (CIBM), CHUV
Publications, expertises
Contact : Dr. Jean-François Knebel, Research Scientist


Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry, Université de Berne
Publications, expertises
Contact : Dr. Thomas Koenig, Professor

School of Psychology, University of Queensland
Publications, co-supervision de thèses
En 2017: "Mental manipulation and transformations of visuospatial information: gender differences in cognitive processes and brain correlates", thèse de doctorat, Nam Nguyen
Contact : Dr. Alan Pegna, Director of Clinical Training

Faculté de Psychologie et des Sciences de l'Education, Université de Genève
Expert pour thèses
Contact : Dr. Roland Maurer, MER

Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale (CUSO)
Organisation de workshops dans le cadre de l'Ecole doctorale Lémanique de neurosciences (LNDS) :
Level 1: Good practices for recording EEG
Level 2: EEG methods: an overview


Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Aging in Vision and Action Lab
2017 : séminaire "Impact of healthy visual ageing on visuospatial cognition"
Contact : Angelo Arleo

Centre de Recherche en Neurosciences de Lyon
2017 : Séminaire "Principles and examples of dynamic functional brain mapping with human intra-cranial EEG"

Contact : Jean-Philippe Lachaux. Directeur de recherche à l'INSERM

Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives, Université d'Aix-Marseille
2017 : séminaire "Advantages of the Laplacian transformation in the study of motor control and action monitoring"
Contact : Frank Vidal

Institut du Cerveau et de la Moëlle Epinière (ICM)
2017 : séminaire "EEG source localization: Basis and advanced analysis"
Contact : Denis Schwartz, centre MEGEEG - CENIR

Translational Research Center, Université de Berne
2017 : séminaire "Microstate analysis in evoked potentials"
Contact : Thomas Koenig

Neuroscience Center, Université d'Helsinki
2018 : séminaire
Contact : Mathias Palva

Laboratoire d'Automatique, de Mécanique et d'Informatique Industrielles et Humaines (LAMIH), Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis
2018 : séminaire
Contact : Sylvain Cremoux

Interfaculty Institute of Bioengineering (IBI)
2018 : séminaire
Contact : Dimitri Van de Ville

Département de médecine, Université de Fribourg
2018 : séminaire
Contact : Lucas Spierer

Laboratory for Investigative Neurophysiology, CHUV
2018 : séminaire
Contact : Silvio Ionta


Associate members

Nom Fonction(s)
Dr. Angelo Arleo Director of Research, Vision Institute (CNRS – INSERM) – University Pierre & Marie Curie
Dr. Ricardo Chavarriaga Lozano Senior Researcher, EPFL STI-CNBI, Lausanne
Prof. Bogdan Draganski Head of Laboratoire de recherche en neuroimagerie (LREN), FBM, UNIL
Prof. José del R. Millan Director of EPFL STI-CNBI, Lausanne
Dr. Damien Jougnot Senior Researcher, (University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France)
Dr. Lucas Spierer Senior Researcher, (LCNS), Université de Fribourg
Dr. Jean-François Knebel Research Scientist, Centre for Biomedical Imaging (CIBM), CHUV, Lausanne



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