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Prof. Jan Benda

Organization: University of Tübingen


Auf der Morgenstelle 28
72076 Tübingen

Phone number: +49 7071 29-74573

Department: Institute for Neurobiology, Department of Neuroethology

Area: CIN Members

Scientific topic: Signal Processing

Field of Research

We are investigating general principles of signal processing in sensory systems using a combined experimental and theoretical approach. Studying the periphery of sensory systems has the very important advantage that we exactly know what stimuli the neurons naturally receive. Furthermore, from behavioral studies we also know what features of the stimuli are important for the organism and thus have to be extracted by the sensory system.