Sonja Kleih

Dr. Sonja Kleih

Phone+49 931 31-86981
Fax+49 931 31-82424
E-Mailsonja.kleih@uni-wuerzburg.de
Room303
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Publications

  • Recent work

Curriculum vitae

since 11/2015SCIENTIA Qualification Coaching for PostDocs
since 08/2015Psychologist at the neurogerontopsychiatric Clinic in Würzburg (University Clinic Würzburg, Prof. Deckert)
since 09/2015Psychotherapist training (behavior therapy) at the WAPP Institute, Institute for Psychology, University of Würzburg, Germany
since 05/2015Habilitation at the faculty for Human Sciences, University of Würzburg, Germany
 11/2014Certification as Neurofeedback therapist, German Association for Biofeedback, Hamburg (Germany)
11/2014Certification as Biofeedback therapist, German Association for Biofeedback, Hamburg (Germany)
06/2014- 09/2015Counselor for Career Planning, University of Würzburg, Institute of Educational Psychology (Prof. Wolfgang Schneider), Würzburg (Germany)
since 05/2013Systemic Family therapist training, Würzburger Institut für Systemisches Denken und Handeln (accredited Education Institute DGSF), Würzburg (Germany)
since 02/2013PostDoctoral Fellow
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Department for Intervention Psychology (Prof. Andrea Kübler), Würzburg (Germany)
01/2013PhD Graduation, Graduate School of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, International Max Planck Research School, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany,
Thesis title: The Effect of Motivation on Brain-Computer Interface Performance, summa cum laude, Supervisors: Prof. A. Kübler and Prof. M. Hautzinger
05/2010 - 01/2013PhD student at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Department for Intervention Psychology (Prof. Andrea Kübler), Würzburg (Germany) in the EU projects  DECODER (Deployment of Brain-Computer Interfaces for the Detection of Consciousness in Non-Responsive Patients, coordination: Prof. A. Kübler, University of Würzburg, Germany) and CONTRAST (Cognitive Enhancement Training for Successful Rehabilitation After Stroke, coordination: Prof. A. Kübler, University of Würzburg, Gemany)
02/2010 - 04-2010PhD student at the Neuroelectrical Imaging and BCI Laboratory (NEILab), Fondazione Santa Lucia (Dr. Donatella Mattia), Rome (Italy)
10/2008 - 04/2010PhD student at the Institute for Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany (Prof. N. Birbaumer) in the EU project TOBI (Tools for Brain-Computer Interaction, coordination: Prof. J. del R. Millan, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
01/2009- 01/2013PhD studies at the Graduate School of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, International Max Planck Research School, Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany
05/2009 - 07/2009 PhD student at the Cyclotron Research Center, Coma Science Group, Liege University, (Dr. Steven Laureys), Liege (Belgium)
07/2008Master thesis: "The influence of motivation on the P300 amplitude" (Supervisors: Prof. Andrea Kübler and Prof. Martin Hautzinger)
07/2008 - 08/2008Research Assistant at the Institute for Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany (Prof. N. Birbaumer)
03/2006- 09/2006Rehabilitation assistant, Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield, NH, USA
10/2006 - 10/2008Neuropsychologist, part-time, at the Neuropsychological Department Fachkliniken Hohenurach, Bad Urach (Germany)
02/2005 - 08/2005Research Assistant at the Institute for Clinical Psychology, Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany (Prof. M. Hautzinger)
10/2002 - 04/2008Master studies in Psychology, Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany

Reviewer

Clinical Neurophysiologiy (Elsevier), Cognitive Neurodynamics (Springer), Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (open acces), Interacting with Computers (ScholarOne Oxford University Press), Journal of Neural Engineering (IOP Science), PLoS One (open access), Physical Sensors (MDPI open acces), Psychophysiology (Wiley), Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Brain-Computer Interfaces (Taylor and Francis) , Applied Sciences (Open access), Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (IEEE), Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation (BioMed Central), Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine (Elsevier), Interacting with Computers (Oxford Journals), Journal of Medical Systems (Springer)

 

 

Research interests

  • Brain-Computer Interfaces for rehabilitation after stroke
  • Aphasia and attention deficits after stroke
  • Psychological consequences of stroke
  • The role of motivation in BCI use
  • Psychological predictors of BCI communication

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