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Lucia Melloni

Lucia Melloni is currently group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, research assistant professor at New York University Langone Medical Center, and a research scientist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY. Her research centers on consciousness, electrophysiology, meditation, perceptual learning, and predictive coding.

OM Contributions


  • Schwiedrzik, C. M., Ruff, C. C., Lazar, A., Leitner, F., Singer, W., & Melloni, L. (2014). Untangling perceptual memory: Hysteresis and adaptation recruit separate cortical networks. Cerebral Cortex, 24(5), 1152-1164.

  • Aru, J., Bachmann, T., Singer, W., & Melloni, L. (2012). Distilling the neural correlates of consciousness. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 36, 737-746.

  • Melloni, L., Schwiedrzik, C. M., Müller, N. G., Rodriguez, E., & Singer, W. (2011). Expectations change the signatures and timing of electrophysiological correlates of perceptual awareness. Journal of Neuroscience. 31(4),1386-1396.

  • Schwiedrzik, C. M., Singer, W., & Melloni, L. (2011). Subjective and objective learning effects dissociate in space and in time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(11), 4506-4511.

  • Melloni, L., Molina, C., Peña, M., Torres, D., Singer, W., & Rodriguez, R. (2007). Synchronization of neural activity across cortical areas correlates with perceptual awareness. Journal of Neuroscience, 27(11), 2858-2865.