Dr. Ruud van den Brink


Academic positionPost Doc
Research fieldsCognitive, Systems and Behavioural Neurobiology,Experimental and Theoretical Network Neuroscience
KeywordsDecision making, Perception, Neuromodulation, Bistability, Cortical feedback

Current contact address

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Tobias DonnerInstitut für Neurophysiologie und Pathophysiologie, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg
Start of initial sponsorship01/12/2017


2017Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme for Postdocs

Publications (partial selection)

2021Van Den Brink, Ruud L and Murphy, Peter R and Desender, Kobe and De Ru, Nicole and Nieuwenhuis, Sander: Temporal expectation hastens decision onset but does not affect evidence quality. In: Journal of Neuroscience, 41, 2021, 130--143
2020Gao, Richard and van den Brink, Ruud L and Pfeffer, Thomas and Voytek, Bradley: Neuronal timescales are functionally dynamic and shaped by cortical microarchitecture. In: Elife, 9, 2020, e61277
2019Ruud L. van den Brink, Thomas Pfeffer, Tobias H. Donner: Brainstem Modulation of Large-Scale Intrinsic Cortical Activity Correlations. In: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2019,
2019Leon C. Reteig, Ruud L. van den Brink, Sam Prinssen, Michael X Cohen, Heleen A. Slagter: Sustaining attention for a prolonged period of time increases temporal variability in cortical responses. In: Cortex, 2019, 16-32
2018Ruud L. van den Brink, Sander Nieuwenhuis, Tobias H. Donner: Amplification and Suppression of Distinct Brainwide Activity Patterns by Catecholamines. In: The Journal of Neuroscience, 2018, 7476-7491