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Tjeerd Boonstra


Summary

Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales working on complex network analysis (brain networks, muscle networks and social networks), electrophysiology, motor control and mental health.

Anatomy & Physiology Computational Biology Computational Science Data Science Kinesiology Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing Network Science & Online Social Networks Neuroscience Psychiatry & Psychology Social Computing

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Research Fellow

University of New South Wales
November 2007
Black Dog Institute
I am a Research Fellow interested in large-scale neural dynamics underlying cognitive functioning. What principles organize brain dynamics and what type of patterns do these dynamics give rise to? I have a particular interest in the role of synchronous neural activity in motor coordination. We investigate neural dynamics by means of time-frequency techniques and multivariate statistics in EEG and EMG. We also use computational models to identify the key mechanisms underlying the experimental findings. In addition to basic neuroscience research, I recently started applying these techniques to understand the changes in large-scale brain dynamics in people with mood disorders such as depression.

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