julian.keil "at" charite.de

Tel.: 0049 - 30 - 2311 - 1879

Ongoing Projects









Finished Projects


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2011-2016: Starting Grant; The multisensory mind: from neural mechanisms to cognitition (PI: Senkowski)



 bmbf pic   2014-2015: Analysis and visualization of neural oscillations in electrocorticographic signals (PIs: Senkowski/Thesen) 




2008-2013: Multisensory processing of pain: An investigation of neural binding mechanisms in electrophysiological and hemodynamic brain responses (PI: Senkowski)


uke pic   2010: Young Investigator Research Fund of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf; Examining speech processing in bilateral cochlear implant users (PI: Senkowski)
logo   2006: Young Investigator Award; The cocktail party phenomenon in schizophrenia (PI: Senkowski)

Our laboratory is located at St. Hedwig Hospital Berlin


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BrainAmp EEG System

128-channel active and passive EEG caps

MagStim Rapid2 TMS-System

SMI Eye-Tracker

PsychLab EMG-System

QuaeroSys Braille Stimulator

Intracutaneous Electrical Stimulator

State-of-the-art stimulus equipment for visual,

auditory and tactile stimulation

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Lange J, Keil J, Schnitzler A, van Dijk H, Weisz N

The role of alpha oscillations for illusory perception

Behavioural Brain Research Year:2014; Volume: 271; Pages 294–301


Pomper U, Brincker J, Harwood J, Prikhodko I, Senkowski D

Taking a Call Is Facilitated by the Multisensory Processing of Smartphone Vibrations, Sounds, and Flashes

PLoS ONE Year:2014; Volume:9; Issue:(8)


Senkowski D, Pomper U, Fitzner I, Engel AK, Kral A

Beta-band activity in auditory pathways reflects speech localization and recognition in bilateral cochlear implant users

Human Brain Mapping Year:2014; Volume:35; Issue:(7); Pages:3107–3121


Senkowski D, Höfle M, Engel AK

Crossmodal shaping of pain: a multisensory approach to nociception

Trends in Cognitive Science Year:2014; Volume:18: Issue:(6); Pages:319–327


Keil J, Müller N, Hartmann T, Weisz N

Prestimulus Beta Power and Phase Synchrony Influence the Sound-Induced Flash Illusion.

Cereb Cortex 2014;


Höfle M, Pomper U, Hauck M, Engel AK, Senkowski D

Spectral signatures of viewing a needle approaching one's body when anticipating pain.

European Journal of Neuroscience Year:2013; Volume:38; Pages: 3089–3098


Keil J, Timm J, Sanmiguel I, Schulz H, Obleser J, Schoenwiesner M.

Cortical Brain States and Corticospinal Synchronization Influence TMS-evoked motor potentials.

Journal of Neurophysiology Year: 2013; Volume: [Epub ahead of print]


Romero YR, Straube T, Nitsch A, Miltner WH, Weiss T.

Interaction between stimulus intensity and perceptual load in the attentional control of pain.

Pain Year:2013; Volume:154; Issue:(1); Pages:135-40.


Pomper U, Höfle M, Hauck M, Kathmann N, Engel AK, Senkowski D.

Crossmodal bias of visual input on pain perception and pain-induced beta activity.

Neuroimage 2013; 66; 469–478.


Keil J, Müller N, Ihssen N, Weisz N.

On the variability of the McGurk effect: audiovisual integration depends on prestimulus brain states.

Cereb Cortex 2012; 22; (1); 221-31.


Höfle M, Hauck M, Engel AK, Senkowski D

Viewing a needle pricking a hand that you perceive as yours enhances unpleasantness of pain.

Pain. 2012; 153; (5); 1074-81.


Senkowski D, Kautz J, Hauck M, Zimmermann R, Engel AK

Emotional facial expressions modulate pain-induced beta and gamma oscillations in sensorimotor cortex.

J Neurosci. 2011; 31; (41); 14542-50.

Talsma D, Senkowski D, Soto-Faraco S, Woldorff MG

The multifaceted interplay between attention and multisensory integration.

Trends Cogn Sci. 2010; 14; (9); 400-10.


Senkowski D, Schneider TR, Foxe JJ, Engel AK

Crossmodal binding through neural coherence: implications for multisensory processing.

Trends Neurosci. 2008; 31; (8); 401-9.


Gallinat J, Kunz D, Senkowski D, Kienast T, Seifert F, Schubert F, Heinz A

Hippocampal glutamate concentration predicts cerebral theta oscillations during cognitive processing.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2006; 187; (1); 103-11.


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