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Liane Schmidt

Liane is a postdoctoral fellow in Hilke Plassmann's team.

Her research interests focus on motivation, learning, expectancy, brain-body interactions, fMRI.

 

2010-2014 Postdoctoral fellow, Columbia University New York, USA

2006-2010 PhD in Cognitive Neurosciences, UPMC Paris 6, France (summa cum laude)

2005-2006 BSc Psychology, Université Rene Descartes Paris 5, France (cum laude)

2003-2005 MSc Biology/Biophysics, Albert-Ludwigs Universtaet Freiburg, Germany (cum laude)

1999-2003 BSc Biology, Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Germany (cum laude)

 

Honors and Awards

2006-2010 PhD Fellowship Ministère de la Recherche et de l'education nationale, France.

2010-2014 Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's disease research grant (CO-I., PI: Daphna Shohamy, Tor D. Wager)

 

Publications

Liane Schmidt, Tor D. Wager, Daphna Shohamy: Mind matters: Placebo enhances reward learning in Parkinson’s disease. Nature Neuroscience 17 1793 (2014).

Stefano Palminteri, Giulia Serra, Anne Buot, Liane Schmidt, Marie-Laure Welter, Mathias Pessiglione. Hemispheric dissociation of reward processing in humans: insights from deep brain stimulation. Cortex 49(10) (2013).

Liane Schmidt, Marie-Laure Cléry-Mélin, Maël Lebreton. Jean Daunizeau, Mathias Pessiglione. Neural mechanisms underlying motivation of mental versus physical effort. PLoS Biology 10(2): e1001266, (2012).

Marie-Laure Cléry-Mélin, Liane Schmidt, Gilles Lafargue, Nicolas Baup, Philippe Fossati, Mathias Pessiglione. Why don't you try harder? An investigation of effort production in major depression. PLoS One 6(8): e23178, (2011).

Liane Schmidt, Stefano Palminteri, Gilles Lafargue and Mathias Pessiglione. Splitting motivation: unilateral effects of subliminal incentives, Psychological Science 21(7), 977-983, (2010).

Liane Schmidt, Marie-Laure Cléry-Melin, Gilles Lafargue, Philippe Fossati, Bruno Dubois and Mathias Pessiglione. Get aroused and be stronger: emotional facilitation of physical effort in the human brain, Journal of Neuroscience 29(30), 9450-9457 (2009).

Liane Schmidt, Baudouin Forgeot d’Arc, Gilles Lafargue, Damien Galanaud, Virginie Czernecki, David Grabli, Michael Schüpbach, Andreas Hartmann, Richard Lévy, Bruno Dubois and Mathias Pessiglione. Disconnecting force from money: the effects of basal ganglia damage on incentive motivation, Brain 131, 1303-10 (2008).

Mathias Pessiglione,Liane Schmidt, Bogdan Draganski, Raffael Kalisch, Hakwan Lau, Ray J. Dolan, Chris D. Frith. How the Brain Translates Money into Force: A Neuroimaging Study of Subliminal Motivation, Science 316, 904 (2007).

Book chapters

Mathias Pessiglione, Liane Schmidt, Stefano Palminteri and Chris D. Frith: Reward processing and conscious awareness. In Attention and Performance XXIII. Delgado, M., Phelps, E.A., Robbins, T.W., (Eds.). Oxford University press, Oxford, UK, (2010).

 

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