Projects

EEG-CON

01/2012 – 12/2015:  Funding by Von Behring-Röntgen-Stiftung. Individual grants program, Title: Synchronized measurement of EEG and fMRI: Implementation of the methods for testing the disconnection hypothesis of schizophrenia. (Project number: BR-59-0002). PI: Dr. Benjamin Straube, Helge Gebhardt, Prof. Dr. Gebhard Sammer

EKFS

01/2015 – 01/2018:  Funding by Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung. Title: Effects of a humor intervention on the neural correlates of social-cognitive abilites in patients with schizophrenia – a randomized controlled fMRI study. (Project number: EKFS 2014_A136). PI: Dr. Irina Falkenberg, PD Dr. Benjamin Straube, Dr. Arne Nagels

Gestik3

06/2010 – 08/2016: Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Individual grants program, Title: The neural correlates of natural social-communicative perception processes in patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls: Understanding, recognition and interpretation of verbal and non-verbal information. (Project number: Ki 588/6-1). PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher, Dr. Benjamin Straube

01/2015 – 12/2016:  Funding by RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG. Seed funding, Title: Investigating disorder specific differences in the neural correlates of natural social-communicative perception processes in patients with schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder. (Project number: FI_3). PI: PD Dr. Benjamin Straube

03/2017 – 06/2020:    Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Individual grants program, Title: The neural correlates of social-communicative perception in patients with schizophrenia, major depression und bipolar disorder: Disorder specific and disorder-unspecific aspects of the comprehension, recognition and interpretation of verbal and non-verbal information (Project numbers: Ki 588/6-2; STR 1146/11-2). PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher and Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube

GUI

06/2014 – 07/2019:  Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Title: Neural processes of social interaction in subjects with genetic and environmental risk factors for schizophrenia. PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher (Ki 588/12-1) and PD Dr. Benjamin Straube (STR 1146/4-1)

PACT

04/2014 – 12/2017:  Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). SFB/TRR 135 Cardinal mechanisms of perception: Prediction, Valuation, Categorization (Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karl Gegenfurtner). Project A3: Predictive perception: multisensory consequences of one’s own actions.  PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher, PD Dr. Benjamin Straube

01/2018 – 12/2021:  Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). SFB/TRR 135-2 Cardinal mechanisms of perception: Prediction, Valuation, Categorization (Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karl Gegenfurtner). Project A3: Predictive perception: multisensory consequences of one’s own actions.  PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher, Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube

04/2018 – 09/2022:   Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). IRTG 1901-2 The Brain in Action (Speaker: Katja Fiehler & Frank Bremmer). PIs: Frank Bremmer, Dominik Endres, Katja Fiehler, Roland Fleming, Karl Gegenfurtner, Tilo Kircher, Jörn Munzert, Wolfgang Oertel, Anna Schubö, Alexander Schütz, Gudrun, Schwarzer, Benjamin Straube.

PACT-SZ

04/2016 – 07/2019:  Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Title: The neural correlates of action–perception circuits in schizophrenia: Impaired perception of the multisensory consequences of one’s own actions. (Project number: STR 1146/9-1). PI: PD Dr. Benjamin Straube

PROTECT-AD

Funding by BMBF. Providing Tools for Effective Care and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders (AD).

tDCS

03/2015 – 03/2017:  Funding by Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH. Cooperation, Title: Modulating the aberrant perception of causality in patients with schizophrenia using transcranial direct current stimulation. (Project number: 25/2015 MR). PI: PD Dr. Benjamin Straube

G+

01/2017 – 01/2020:  Funding by Von Behring-Röntgen-Stiftung. Individual grants program, Title: The neural correlates of communicative processes in patients with schizophrenia and the effects of a specific speech-gesture intervention (project number: 64-0001). PI: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube & Prof. Dr. Gebhard Sammer