Brigitte Kaufmann

PhD Student

Perception and Eye Movement Laboratory, University Hospital, Inselspital, Bern

+41 41 205 67 62
Postal Address
Perception and Eye Movement Laboratory
University Hospital
3010 Bern

Luzerner Kantonsspital
6000 Luzern

PhD Student, University of Bern, Switzerland, Research interes: the interplay of visual attention and response inhibtion (since Mai 2017)

Master of Science in Psychology  • University of Bern, Switzerland Majors in Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology/ Psychotherapy (2017).
Thesis: “Modulating Auditory Evoked Potentials and the Perception of Inner Speech A Study using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Healthy Participants”

Bachelor of Science in Psychology • University of Fribourg, Switzerland Major in Psychology and Minor in Neuroscience (2015)
Thesis: “An Evaluation of fMRI Language Tasks and their Implementation in Audito-ry Verbal Hallucinations in Schizophrenia” 

Kaufmann, BC., Knobel, SEJ., Nef, T., Müri, RM., Cazzoli, D., Nyffeler, T. (2020). Visual Exploration Area in Neglect: A new analysis Method for Video-Oculography Data based on Foveal Vision. Frontiers in neuroscience, 13:1412. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.01412

Kaufmann, BC., Pastore-Wapp, M., Lübeck, M., Koenig, M., Bohlhalter, S., Vanbellingen, T., Cazzoli,  D., Nyffeler, T. (2019). cTBS over contralesional homologue areas deteriorates speech output in isolated apraxia of speech after stroke. Brain stimulation, 12(4), 1069- 1071. doi:10.1016/j.brs.2019.03.024

Nyffeler, T., Vanbellingen, T., Kaufmann, BC., Pflugshaupt, T., Bauer, D., Frey, J., Chechlacz, M.,Bohlhalter, S., Müri, RM., Nef, T., Cazzoli, D. (2019). Theta burst stimulation in neglect after stroke: functional outcome and response variability origins. Brain, 142(4), 992-1008. doi:10.1093/brain/awz029

Paladini, RE., Wyss, P., Kaufmann, BC., Urwyler, P., Nef, T., Cazzoli, D., Nyffeler, T., Müri, RM. (2019).Re-fixation and perseveration patterns in neglect patients during free visual exploration. European journal of neuroscience, 49(10). doi:10.1111/ejn.14309

Kaufmann, BC., Frey, J., Pflugshaupt, T., Wyss, P., Paladini, RE., Vanbellingen, T., Bohlhalter, S., Checklacz, M., Nef, T., Müri, RM., Cazzoli, D., Nyffeler, T. (2018). The spatial distribution of perseverations in neglect patients during a nonverbal fluency task depends on the integrity of the right Putamen. Neuropsychologia, 115, 42-50. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.01.025