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Personal profile

Education

  • PhD, Philosophy (1999) – University of Duesseldorf
  • PhD, Psychiatry (1998) – University of Magdeburg
  • MA, Philosophy (1992) – University of Bochum
  • MA, Medicine (1990) – University of Muenchen
  • MD, Medicine (1989) – University of Bochum/Essen

Experience

  • 2014-present Honourary Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, Philosophy, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • 05/2009-present Canada Research Chair in Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2012-present Full Professor and Head of Mental Disorders, Centre for Cognition and Brain Disorders, Normal University Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China
  • 2014-present Adjunct Distinguished Professor of Research Excellence, Research Centre for Mind, Brain and Learning & Department of Psychology, 1) Mind, Brain and Learn 2) Department of Psychology, National Chengchi University, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, Province Of China
  • 08/2014-07/2017 Visiting Professor, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, Province Of China
  • 2014-2019 Adjunct Research Professor, Arts and Social Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Science, Carleton University, Ontario, Canada
  • 2010-present Joint Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 04/2010-05/2011 Professor, Shuang Ho Hospital, Brain and Consciousness Research Centre, National Chengchi University, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, Province Of China
  • 05/2009-present Michael Smith Chair, Mental Health and Neuroscience, EJLB-CIHR, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 05/2009-present Director of Research, Mind, Brain Imagining and Neuroethics, University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009-present Full Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009-present Professor, Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009-present Joint Professor, Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2005-2009 Full Professor, Neuropsychiatry, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2003-2005 Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2003-2005 Chief Attending; Director, Laboratory of Neuroimaging and Neurophilosophy, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2000-2003 Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Awards

  • 2010, Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • 2000, Senior Investigator Award on Research on Schizophrenia.

Research Interests

  • CULTURAL NEUROSCIENCE
  • DEPRESSION
  • EMOTIONS, EMPATHY AND INTEROCEPTIVE AWARENESS
  • FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY
  • FREUD & NEUROPSYCHOANALYSIS
  • GABA & GLUTAMATE
  • NEURO-ETHICS
  • NEUROPHILOSOPHY
  • NEUROPSYCHIATRY
  • NEUROSCIENCE
  • RESTING STATE ACTIVITY
  • SCHIZOPHRENIA & CATATONIA
  • THE BRAIN & CONSCIOUSNESS
  • THE SELF & THE BRAIN

URL

http://www.georgnorthoff.com/

Education

  • PhD, Philosophy (1999) – University of Duesseldorf
  • PhD, Psychiatry (1998) – University of Magdeburg
  • MA, Philosophy (1992) – University of Bochum
  • MA, Medicine (1990) – University of Muenchen
  • MD, Medicine (1989) – University of Bochum/Essen

Experience

  • 2014-present Honourary Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, Philosophy, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • 05/2009-present Canada Research Chair in Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2012-present Full Professor and Head of Mental Disorders, Centre for Cognition and Brain Disorders, Normal University Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China
  • 2014-present Adjunct Distinguished Professor of Research Excellence, Research Centre for Mind, Brain and Learning & Department of Psychology, 1) Mind, Brain and Learn 2) Department of Psychology, National Chengchi University, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, Province Of China
  • 08/2014-07/2017 Visiting Professor, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, Province Of China
  • 2014-2019 Adjunct Research Professor, Arts and Social Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Science, Carleton University, Ontario, Canada
  • 2010-present Joint Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 04/2010-05/2011 Professor, Shuang Ho Hospital, Brain and Consciousness Research Centre, National Chengchi University, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, Province Of China
  • 05/2009-present Michael Smith Chair, Mental Health and Neuroscience, EJLB-CIHR, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 05/2009-present Director of Research, Mind, Brain Imagining and Neuroethics, University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009-present Full Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009-present Professor, Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009-present Joint Professor, Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2005-2009 Full Professor, Neuropsychiatry, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2003-2005 Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2003-2005 Chief Attending; Director, Laboratory of Neuroimaging and Neurophilosophy, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2000-2003 Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Awards

  • 2010, Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • 2000, Senior Investigator Award on Research on Schizophrenia.

Research Interests

  • CULTURAL NEUROSCIENCE
  • DEPRESSION
  • EMOTIONS, EMPATHY AND INTEROCEPTIVE AWARENESS
  • FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY
  • FREUD & NEUROPSYCHOANALYSIS
  • GABA & GLUTAMATE
  • NEURO-ETHICS
  • NEUROPHILOSOPHY
  • NEUROPSYCHIATRY
  • NEUROSCIENCE
  • RESTING STATE ACTIVITY
  • SCHIZOPHRENIA & CATATONIA
  • THE BRAIN & CONSCIOUSNESS
  • THE SELF & THE BRAIN

URL

http://www.georgnorthoff.com/

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Research Output 1992 2019

Neuronal variability of Resting State activity in Eating Disorders: increase and decoupling in Ventral Attention Network and relation with clinical symptoms

Spalatro, A. V., Amianto, F., Huang, Z., D'Agata, F., Bergui, M., Abbate Daga, G., Fassino, S. & Northoff, G., Jan 1 2019, In : European Psychiatry. 55, p. 10-17 8 p.

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Appetite Depressants
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Anorexia Nervosa
Psychometrics
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Abnormal Resting-State Connectivity in a Substantia Nigra-Related Striato-Thalamo-Cortical Network in a Large Sample of First-Episode Drug-Naïve Patients With Schizophrenia

Martino, M., Magioncalda, P., Yu, H., Li, X., Wang, Q., Meng, Y., Deng, W., Li, Y., Li, M., Ma, X., Lane, T., Duncan, N. W., Northoff, G. & Li, T., 2018, In : Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Altered predictive capability of the brain network EEG model in schizophrenia during cognition

Gomez-Pilar, J., Poza, J., Gómez, C., Northoff, G., Lubeiro, A., Cea-Cañas, B. B., Molina, V. & Hornero, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Schizophrenia Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Electroencephalography
Schizophrenia
Brain
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Brain and self: A neurophilosophical account

Northoff, G., Feb 26 2018, Self, Culture and Consciousness: Interdisciplinary Convergences on Knowing and Being. Springer Singapore, p. 261-286 26 p.

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Brain
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Breakdown in the temporal and spatial organization of spontaneous brain activity during general anesthesia

Zhang, J., Huang, Z., Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Ghinda, D., Nikolova, Y., Wu, J., Xu, J., Bai, W., Mao, Y., Yang, Z., Duncan, N-W., Qin, P., Wang, H., Chen, B., Weng, X. & Northoff, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Human Brain Mapping.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

General Anesthesia
Consciousness
Anesthetics
Brain
Unconsciousness

Press / Media

How your brain creates the illusion of time

Georg Northoff

6/26/18

1 item of media coverage

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Is This the Real Thing? How the Brain Separates Fantasy From Reality

Georg Northoff

8/30/17

2 items of media coverage

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Science of Consciousness 2017

Georg Northoff

5/18/17

1 item of media coverage

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Where is my mind?

Georg Northoff

10/31/16

2 items of media coverage

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Prefrontal neurons not expanded in human evolution [Neuroscience]>

Georg Northoff

8/9/16

1 item of media coverage

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