Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2017
    University of Zurich, Switzerland, SNSF Professor; Department of Psychology, Cognitive Neuropsychology

  • 2013 – 2017
    University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland, Ambizione Fellow; Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology Unit

  • 2012 – 2013
    University Psychiatry Bern, Switzerland, Postdoctoral Fellow; Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • 2010 – 2011
    Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, Postdoctoral Fellow; Social and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

  • 2005 – 2010
    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, Assistant; Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience

  • 2005
    Lic. phil in Psychology (minors: Neurophysiology and Psychopathology) at the University of Zurich

Selected publications

  • Macauda G, Bekrater-Bodmann R, Brugger P, Lenggenhager B (2017). When less is more – implicit preference for incomplete bodies in Xenomelia. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 84:249-255.

  • Azevedo RT, Aglioti SM, Lenggenhager B, (2016). Participants' above-chance recognition of own-heart sound combined with poor metacognitive awareness suggests implicit knowledge of own heart cardiodynamics. Scientific Reports, 6:26545. doi: 10.1038/srep26545

  • Macauda G, Bertolini G, Palla A, Straumann D, Brugger P, Lenggenhager B (2015). Binding body and self in visuo-vestibular conflicts. European Journal of Neuroscience, 41(6):810-7. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12809

  • Brugger P, Lenggenhager B (2014). The bodily self and its disorders: neurological psychological and social factors. Current Opinion in Neurology, 26(6), 644-652.

  • Lenggenhager B, Scivoletto G, Molinari M, Pazzaglia M (2013). Restoring tactile awareness through the rubber hand illusion in cervical spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 27(8):704-8

  • Lenggenhager B*, Halje* P, Blanke O (2011). Alpha band oscillations correlate with illusory self-location induced by virtual reality. European Journal of Neuroscience, 33(10): 1935-1943.

  • Ionta S*, Heydrich L*, Lenggenhager B, Mouthon M, Fornari E, Chapuis D, Gassert R, Blanke O (2011). Multisensory mechanisms in temporo-parietal cortex support self-location and first-person perspective. Neuron, 70(2): 173-5.

  • Lenggenhager B, Tadi T, Metzinger M, Blanke O (2007). Video ergo sum. Manipulating bodily self‐consciousness. Science, 317:1096‐9.

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