Kognitionspsychologie - Cognitive Psychology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D. Fariba Sharifian

 

E-Mail: fariba.sharifian@rub.de

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

professional experience

2018 – Now Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany.

2016 –2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Experimental Psychology, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität, Magdeburg, Germany.

2015 –2016 PhD candidate and Researcher, System Neuroscience, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

2015 – 2015 Senior Developer, Lighthouse Solutions Oy, Helsinki, Finland.

2009 – 2014 PhD candidate and Researcher in System Neuroscience, Brain Research Unit, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Aalto University School of Science, Espoo, Finland.

2008 – 2009 Lecturer, Azad University (Deilam), Bushehr, Iran.

2005 – 2008 Lecturer, Payame Noor University (Lavasan & Pakdasht), Tehran, Iran.

2005 – 2007 System analyzer and Software developer, Mazda (Bahman) Company, Tehran, Iran."

 

education

2009 – 2015 PhD in System Neuroscience. Joint-PhD between Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Aalto university and Institute of clinical medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland.

2005 – 2007 M.Sc.Eng Computer Engineering, Major: Artificial Intelligence, Sharif University Of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

2000 – 2004 B.Sc.Eng Computer Engineering, Major: Software Engineering, Sharif University Of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

Lihui Wang, Fariba Sharifian, Jonathan Napp, Carola Nath, Stefan Pollmann (2018). Cross-task perceptual learning of object recognition in simulated retinal implant perception. Journal of Vision. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/360669

Anne Schmidt, Franziska Geringswald, Fariba Sharifian, Stefan Pollmann (2018). Not scene learning, but attentional processing is superior in team sport athletes and action video game players. Psychological Research. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/353953

Fariba Sharifian, Oliver Contier, Claudia Preuschhof, Stefan Pollmann (2017). Reward modulation of contextual cueing: repeated context overshadows repeated target location. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1397-3

Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vane (2015). Contextual modulation is related to efficiency in a spiking network model of visual cortex. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience: 9 (16) 155. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00155

Simo Vanni, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Hanna Heikkinen (2015). Modeling fMRI signals can provide insights to neural processing in the cerebral cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology: jn.00332.2014. doi: 10.1152/jn.00332.2014

Hanna Heikkinen, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2015). Feedback to distal dendrites links blood oxygenation level dependent signals to neural receptive fields in a spiking network model of the visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology: jn.00169.2015. doi: 0.1152/jn.00169.2015

Fariba Sharifian, Lauri Nurminen, Simo Vanni (2013). Visual interactions conform to pattern decorrelation in multiple cortical areas. PLOS ONE 8(7): e68046. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068046.

 

Conferences:

Carola Nath, Fariba Sharifian, Jonathan Napp, Lihui Wang, Stefan Pollmann (2017). Learning to recognize objects in simulated retinal implant perception. Low Vision and the Brain, Berlin, Germany.

Lihui Wang, Fariba Sharifian, Jonathan Napp, Carola Nath, Stefan Pollmann (2017). Task-independent perceptual learning of object recognition in simulated retinal implant perception. Low Vision and the Brain, Berlin, Germany.

Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2016). Biomimetic simulation of fMRI signal in visual cortex by means of a spiking neural network. Novel Statistical Methods in Neuroscience, Magdeburg, Germany.

Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2015). Area summation is related to efficient neural representation. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Prague, Czech Republic.

Simo Vanni, Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário (2015). Nonlinear area summation in biomimetic V1 increases coding efficiency. Osnabrück Computational Cognition Alliance Meeting, Osnabrück, Germany.

Hanna Heikkinen, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2014). Bridging spatial spread of fMRI and neural responses in a recurrent network model of the primary visual cortex. Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Göttingen, Germany.

Fariba Sharifian, Lauri Nummenmaa, Simo Vanni (2014). Adaptation decorrelates neural activation patterns in visual cortex. European Conference on Visual Perception, Belgrade, Serbia.

Hanna Heikkinen, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2013). Dendritic filtering can bridge functional magnetic resonance imaging and neural responses in a recurrent network model of the primary visual cortex. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA.

Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2013). Bridging functional magnetic resonance imaging and neural responses with a recurrent network, Osnabrück Computational Cognition Alliance Meeting, Osnabrück, Germany.

Fariba Sharifian, Lauri Nurminen, Simo Vanni (2010). A global network of contextual facilitation and suppression in human visual cortex. European Conference on Visual Perception, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Ali kamandi, Jafar Habibi, Fariba Sharifian (2007), Project risk analysis by means of neural networks. International Conference of Data Mining, Tehran, Iran. [In Persian]

Fariba Sharifian, Saeedeh Momtazi (2006). An intelligent method for improving the performance of the partial order planning algorithm. Computer Conference, Tehran, Iran. [In Persian]

Fariba Sharifian (2005). E-Learning and performance, Bahman Management Conference. Tehran, Iran. [In Persian]

 

Thesis:

Fariba Sharifian (2015). Model-based exploration of interactions in visual cortex. School of Science, Aalto University. ISBN (printed) 978-952-60-6529-8, ISBN (pdf) 978-952-60-6530-4.

Fariba Sharifian (2007). Survey and improvement of robust text image watermarking methods. Sharif University of Technology.

Fariba Sharifian (2004). Label updating of a rectangular map to avoid a query point. Sharif University of Technology.