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Mitarbeiter

Klinik für Augenheilkunde
Head of the Section for Functional Vision Research
PD Dr. rer. nat. Sven Heinrich

PD Dr. rer. nat. Sven Heinrich

Physicist/Neuroscientist

Tel.: 0761 270-40601
Fax: 0761 270-41040
E-Mail: sven.heinrich@uniklinik-freiburg.de 

Group webpage: https://www.uniklinik-freiburg.de/augenklinik/fol/vis.html

Research interests

Evoked and event-related potentials

  • Objective assessment of visual function
  • Attentional modulation of event-related potentials
  • Methodological issues, e.g., in signal analysis

 

Psychophysics

  • Perceptual and cognitive factors in testing of visual function
  • Subjective perceptual experience
  • Malingering-resistant testing of visual performance
  • Signal detection theory and decision making in forced-choice situations

 

Electroretinography

  • Applications in psychiatry
  • Stimulation-induced alternation of retinal function
  • Improved signal analysis

 

Eye movements and pupillometry

  • Using saccades to measure visual performance

 

List of publications from PubMed (does not show publications outside the scope of PubMed).

Committee memberships

  • Co-chair, Functional Assessment Working Group (German Ophthalmological Society)
  • Appointed Member, Committee for Quality Assurance (German Ophthalmological Society)

External cooperations

  • Prof. Ludger Tebartz van Elst (Psychiatry, Freiburg)
  • Prof. Claus Normann (Psychiatry, Freiburg)
  • PD Dr. Jürgen Kornmeier (IGPP, Freiburg)
  • Prof. Michael Hoffmann (Ophthalmology, Magdeburg)
  • Prof. Sascha Klee (Medical Engineering, Ilmenau / Biostatistics, Krems a.d. Donau)

  • Contributing to neurobiology/neuroscience modules of the BSc and MSc programs in Biology, MSc program in Neuroscience.
  • Module coordinator (with Nicole Roßkothen-Kuhl) for Cognitive Neuroscience Module
  • CME for ophthalmologists.
  • Journalclub & Methods in Vision Science seminar
  • Thesis supervision for BSc, MSc and doctoral students.