Lecture - BCI to increase the experience of presence in virtual reality for the treatment of chronic pain.
Speaker: Andrea Kuebler
University of Würzburg
Prof. Kübler, PhD, Biologist and Psychologist, is Associate Professor at the University of Würzburg, Institute of Psychology, and her major research topics within the field of BCI are psychological aspects, and neuroscientific basis of BCI control and studies with patients in the field. She is working on using neurofeedback for communication, rehabilitation and therapy, i.e. for replacing and improving lost or impaired function. Besides being an expert in the clinical application of BCI she is a trainer of mindfulness based stress reduction dedicated to mindful meditation. She is investigating different aspects of the mindfulness concept from basic questions on how to define mindfulness to mindfulness-based interventions in chronic disease, such as COPD or Parkinson's disease.