Publications & CV


Lau Møller Andersen - PhD


Contact details

Email: lau.moller.andersen[at]ki.se

Phone: +46 8 524 832 09

Visiting address:

NatMEG, Nobels väg 9,

171 77 Stockholm, Sweden

PUBLICATIONS



PEER-REVIEWED



Andersen, L.M., Lundqvist, D. 2018. Somatosensory responses to nothing: an MEG study of expectations during omission of tactile stimulations. NeuroImage (in press) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.014 Download PDF


Pfeiffer, C., Andersen, L.M., Lundqvist, D., Hämäläinen, M., Schneiderman, J.F., Oostenveld, R. 2018. Localizing on-scalp MEG sensors using an array of magnetic dipole coils. PLoS ONE. 13. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191111 Download PDF


Andersen, L.M., 2018. Group analysis in FieldTrip of time-frequency responses: a pipeline for reproducibility at every step of processing, going from individual sensor space representations to an across-group source space representation. Front. Neurosci. 12. https://doi.org10.3389/fnins.2018.00261 Download PDF


Andersen, L.M., 2018. Group Analysis in MNE-Python of Evoked Responses from a Tactile Stimulation Paradigm: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going from Individual Sensor Space Representations to an across-Group Source Space Representation. Front. Neurosci. 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00006 Download PDF


Ströberg, K., Andersen, L.M., Wiens, S., 2017. Electrocortical N400 Effects of Semantic Satiation. Front. Psychol. 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02117 Download PDF


Song, C., Sandberg, K., Andersen, L. M., Blicher, J. U., and Rees, G. (2017). Human Occipital and Parietal GABA Selectively Influence Visual Perception of Orientation and Size. J. Neurosci. 37, 8929–8937. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3945-16.2017. Download PDF


Andersen, L. M., Oostenveld, R., Pfeiffer, C., Ruffieux, S., Jousmäki, V., Hämäläinen, M., et al. (2017). Similarities and differences between on-scalp and conventional in-helmet magnetoencephalography recordings. PLoS ONE 12, e0178602. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178602. Download PDF


Sandberg, K., Blicher, J.U., Del Pin, S.H., Andersen, L.M., Rees, G., Kanai, R., 2016. Improved estimates for the role of grey matter volume and GABA in bistable perception. Cortex. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2016.08.006


Andersen, L.M., Pedersen, M.N., Sandberg, K., Overgaard, M., 2016. Occipital MEG Activity in the Early Time Range (<300 ms) Predicts Graded Changes in Perceptual Consciousness. Cereb. Cortex 26, 2677–2688. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhv108


Joensson, M., Thomsen, K.R., Andersen, L.M., Gross, J., Mouridsen, K., Sandberg, K., Østergaard, L., Lou, H.C., 2015. Making sense: Dopamine activates conscious self-monitoring through medial prefrontal cortex. Hum. Brain Mapp. 36, 1866–1877. doi:10.1002/hbm.22742


Sandberg, K., Andersen, L.M., Overgaard, M., 2014. Using multivariate decoding to go beyond contrastive analyses in consciousness research. Front. Psychol. 5, 1250. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01250 Download PDF


Andersen, L.M., Visser, I., Crone, E.A., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P., Raijmakers, M.E.J., 2014. Cognitive strategy use as an index of developmental differences in neural responses to feedback. Developmental Psychology 50, 2686–2696.


Andersen, L.M., Basile, B.M., Hampton, R.R., 2014. Dissociation of visual localization and visual detection in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Anim Cogn 17, 681–687. doi:10.1007/s10071-013-0699-7


PREPRINTS


Andersen, L.M., Lundqvist D., 2018. Somatosensory responses to nothing: an MEG study of expectations during omission of tactile stimulations. bioRχiv. doi./10.1101/336479 Download PDF


CURRICULUM VITAE


PRESENT POSITION


2016-

Postdoc at Karolinska Institutet at NatMEG (The Swedish National Facility for Magnetoencephalography)


FORMER POSITIONS


2015-2016

Research assistant at Karolinska Institutet at NatMEG


2012-2015

PhD-student at the Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience at Aarhus University. Main advisor: Professor Morten Overgaard.


2011-2012

Research Assistant at the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit at Aarhus University at the Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience.


EDUCATION


2016

PhD in Medicine from Aarhus University, based on the dissertation Spatio-temporal localization and task specificity in the search for neural correlates of perceptual consciousness, including a research visit to Frank Tong's lab at Vanderbilt University


2011

Research based Master of Science in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. A selective master at the University of Amsterdam including an internship in Robert Hampton's lab at Emory University.


2009

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and Linguistics, Aarhus University, including an exchange with Sheffield University


GRANTS


2018

Travel Award for the BIOMAG conference 2018 The 21st International Conference on Biomagnetism (8,750 SEK; ~900 Euro)


2016

Travel Award for the BIOMAG conference 2016 The 20th International Conference on Biomagnetism (5,000 SEK; ~500 Euro)


2014

Henry Outreach Award (5,000 DKK, ~650 Euro), CFIN, Yearly award for outstanding public outreach activities.


2013

Student Travel Award for the MEG UK 2014 The 8th Annual Meeting of Users in the UK (covering travel expenses)


2012

Procured Grant for fully financed 3-year PhD fellowship: ~1.3 million DKK (~175,000 Euro)


Scientific presentations


Andersen, L.M. Group analysis in FieldTrip of time-frequency responses: a pipeline for reproducibility at every step of processing, going from individual sensor space representations to an across-group source space representation. Poster presented at the BIOMAG 2018 Biannual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA.


Andersen, L.M. Group analysis in MNE-Python of evoked responses from a tactile stimulation paradigm: going from individual sensor space representations to an across-group source space representation. Poster presented at the BIOMAG 2018 Biannual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA.


Andersen, L.M. Somatosensory responses to nothing: an MEG study of expectation during omission of stimulation. Poster presented at the OHBM 2018 Annual Meeting, Singapore


Andersen, L.M. On-scalp MEG using 7 high-temperature SQUIDs. Talk presented at the MEG NORD 2018 conference, May 17th-18th, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


Andersen, L.M. Phalange discrimination, comparison between 7 high-temperature on-scalp SQUIDs and in-helmet MEG. Poster presented at the MEG NORD 2018 conference, May 17th-18th, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


Andersen, L.M. Somatosensory responses to nothing. Talk presented at the MEG NORD 2017 conference, May 9th-10th, Aarhus University, Denmark


Andersen, L.M. Using machine learning to detect onset of conscious visual experience. Talk presented at the Machine learning for functional brain imaging Symposium and Workshop 2017, January 19th-20th, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


Andersen, L.M., Jousmäki, V, Lundqvist, D. Evidence for a tactile mismatch response: Distinctive responses to actual and predicted stimulation. Poster presented at BIOMAG2016, The 20th International Conference on Biomagnetism


Andersen, L.M., Oostenveld, R., Hämäläinen, M., Jousmäki, V., Lundqvist, D., & Ingvar, M. Revelations of scalp magnetoencephalography. Poster presented at the StratNeuro retreat 2016, Sånga-Säby, Sweden


Andersen, L.M., Sandberg, K, & Overgaard, M. A dissociation of conceptualisation processes from consciousness processes. Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, 18th annual meeting, Melbourne, Australia


Andersen, L.M., Pedersen, M.N., Sandberg K., & Overgaard M. (2014). Small Changes in Conscious Experience are Predicted by Visual Awareness Negativity. Short Talk at the MEG UK 2014 The 8th Annual Meeting of MEG Users in the UK


Andersen, L.M., Pedersen, M.N, Sandberg, K., & Overgaard M. (2013). Visual Awareness Negativity correlates with small changes in conscious experience, Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness 17th annual meeting, San Diego, US.


Andersen, L.M., Feyen, P., Hildebrandt, L, Kostka, J. Tired of inhibition – Poster presented at Summer School 2011, University of Amsterdam


OPPONENT DUTIES


2018

Senior opponent on Rasmus Eklund’s halftime seminar at Stockholm University, entitled The neural correlates of awareness


SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOPS


2018

Co-creating the material for the workshop: From single-subject source analysis to group statistics. Workshop run by Robert Oostenveld. See http://megnord.org/2018/workshops/groupanalysis.html or Workshop Page


2018

Creating the materials for the workshop: From raw data to single subject source analysis and also running the workshop for 16 participants at NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet, together with Mikkel Vinding. See http://megnord.org/2018/workshops/single%20subject%20analysis.html or Workshop Page


2017

Creating the materials for the workshop: Source reconstruction in MEG and EEG and also teaching using those materials for 30 participants at NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet, together with Mikkel Vinding. See http://natmeg.se/activities/source_reconstruction/workshop_material.html or Workshop Page


2017

Organizing the symposium: Source reconstruction in MEG and EEG at NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet with international speakers from around Europe. See http://natmeg.se/activities/source_reconstruction/index.html


LABORATORY SKILLS AND EXPERTISE


2015-2018

Responsible for laboratory bookings, helium refills, acquisition settings and support during acquisition and analysis of MEG-data at NatMEG.


PRESS RELEASES


2013

Monkeys can point to objects they do not report seeing http://www.springer.com/about+springer/media/springer+select?SGWID=0-11001-6-1445745-0


TEACHING AND SUPERVISION


2018

Co-organized and taught the course Imaging in neuroscience with a focus on MEG and EEG methods (Teaching time: 19 hours) at Karolinska Institutet for PhD students. See Teaching Material page


2017

Co-supervisor for PhD-student Cassia Low Man Ting on her project: “Selective Auditory Attention and the Influence of Expertise”


2017

Introduction to magnetoencephalography, lecture for master's students at their Theory and method in biological psychology course (6 hours), Stockholm University. See Teaching Material page


2016

Introduction to magnetoencephalography, lecture for master's students at their Theory and method in biological psychology course (3 hours), Stockholm University


2015

Supervision of research year medical student Malthe Brændholt Sørensen on his bachelor project, Cortical alpha waves as a neural correlate of attention, Aarhus University


2015

Explanations and complexity, lecture for Linguistics undergraduates at their Studium Generale course (3 hours), Aarhus University. See Teaching Material page


2013

Teaching at Aalborg University for Psychology Master students in the Neuropsychology programme, Is the Visual Awareness Negativity(VAN) a Neural Correlate of Consciousness (NCC)?


ONLINE MATERIAL


2018

Became a member of the FieldTrip Toolbox on Github at https://github.com/fieldtrip


2018

Provided open group analysis pipelines maintained on Github at https://github.com/ualsbombe/omission_frontiers


2017

Provided open dataset accompanied by analysis scripts for MNE-Python and FieldTrip. See: “Group Analysis in MNE-Python of Evoked Responses from a Tactile Stimulation Paradigm: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going from Individual Sensor Space Representations to an across-Group Source Space Representation” and “Group Analysis in FieldTrip of Time-Frequency Responses: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going From Individual Sensor Space Representations to an Across-Group Source Space Representation” with persistent identifier: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1134776


2017

Provided open dataset accompanied by analysis scripts for “Similarities and differences between on-scalp and conventional in-helmet magnetoencephalography recordings” with persistent identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11633/di.dccn.DSC_3015000.00_677


POSITIONS OF TRUST


2018

Postdoc representative at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet for KIPA (Karolinska Institutet Postdoc Association)


LANGUAGES


Danish: Native Language

English: Fluent

Swedish: Fluent

Dutch: Conversational

German: Conversational

Minimum Norm Estimate

Figure from:

Andersen, L. M. Group Analysis in MNE-Python of Evoked Responses from a Tactile Stimulation Paradigm: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going from Individual Sensor Space Representations to an across-Group Source Space Representation. Front. Neurosci. 12, (2018).

On-scalp MEG

See publication

Andersen, L. M. et al. Similarities and differences between on-scalp and conventional in-helmet magnetoencephalography recordings. PLOS ONE 12, e0178602 (2017).

Beamformer

See workshops page

 

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