Ph. D. Fariba Sharifian

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Tel.: +49 / 231 1084 382
E-Mail: sharifian@ifado.de

Vita:

  • 09.2019 - Now Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Ergonomics, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environments and Human Factors (IfADo), Dortmund, Germany.
  • 01.2018 - 08.2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany.
  • 04.2016 - 1.2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Experimental Psychology, Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg, Germany.
  • 01.2015 - 2.2016 PhD candidate and Researcher, System Neuroscience, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 05.2015 - 10.2015 Senior Developer, Lighthouse Solutions Oy, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 05.2009 - 12.2014 PhD candidate and Researcher in System Neuroscience, Brain Research Unit, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Aalto University School of Science, Espoo, Finland.
  • 09.2008 - 04.2009 Lecturer, Azad University, Iran.
  • 09.2005 - 05.2008 Lecturer, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.
  • 06.2005 - 09.2007 System analyzer and Software developer, Mazda (Bahman) Company, Tehran, Iran.
  • Akademische Bildung:
  • 2009 - 2015 PhD in System Neuroscience. Joint-PhD between Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Aalto university and Institute of clinical medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2005 - 2007 M.Sc.Eng Computer Engineering, Major: Artificial Intelligence, Sharif University Of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
  • 2000 - 2004 B.Sc.Eng Computer Engineering, Major: Software Engineering, Sharif University Of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Arbeitsgebiete:

  • Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Visual Coding, Visual Learning, Neural Network Modeling, Neuroimaging, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Vision, Visual Attention, Contextual Modulation, Experimental Psychology

Conferences:

  • Fariba Sharifian, Christian Merz, Valerie Jentsch, Oliver Wolf (2019). Neural activation pattern similarity reflects fear learning and extinction dynamic. European Meeting of Human Fear Conditioning, Würzburg, Germany.
  • Carola Nath, Fariba Sharifian, Jonathan Napp, Lihui Wang, Stefan Pollmann (2017). Learning to recognize objects in simulated retinal implant perception. Low Vision and the Brain, Berlin, Germany.
  • Lihui Wang, Fariba Sharifian, Jonathan Napp, Carola Nath, Stefan Pollmann (2017). Task-independent perceptual learning of object recognition in simulated retinal implant perception. Low Vision and the Brain, Berlin, Germany.
  • Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2016). Biomimetic simulation of fMRI signal in visual cortex by means of a spiking neural network. Novel Statistical Methods in Neuroscience, Magdeburg, Germany.
  • Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2015). Area summation is related to efficient neural representation. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Simo Vanni, Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário (2015). Nonlinear area summation in biomimetic V1 increases coding efficiency. Osnabrück Computational Cognition Alliance Meeting, Osnabrück, Germany.
  • Hanna Heikkinen, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2014). Bridging spatial spread of fMRI and neural responses in a recurrent network model of the primary visual cortex. Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Göttingen, Germany.
  • Fariba Sharifian, Lauri Nummenmaa, Simo Vanni (2014). Adaptation decorrelates neural activation patterns in visual cortex. European Conference on Visual Perception, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Hanna Heikkinen, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2013). Dendritic filtering can bridge functional magnetic resonance imaging and neural responses in a recurrent network model of the primary visual cortex. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA.
  • Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2013). Bridging functional magnetic resonance imaging and neural responses with a recurrent network, Osnabrück Computational Cognition Alliance Meeting, Osnabrück, Germany.
  • Fariba Sharifian, Lauri Nurminen, Simo Vanni (2010). A global network of contextual facilitation and suppression in human visual cortex. European Conference on Visual Perception, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Ali kamandi, Jafar Habibi, Fariba Sharifian (2007), Project risk analysis by means of neural networks. International Conference of Data Mining, Tehran, Iran. [In Persian]
  • Fariba Sharifian, Saeedeh Momtazi (2006). An intelligent method for improving the performance of the partial order planning algorithm. Computer Conference, Tehran, Iran. [In Persian]
  • Fariba Sharifian (2005). E-Learning and performance, Bahman Management Conference. Tehran, Iran. [In Persian]

Thesis:

  • Fariba Sharifian (2015). Model-based exploration of interactions in visual cortex. School of Science, Aalto University. ISBN (printed) 978-952-60-6529-8, ISBN (pdf) 978-952-60-6530-4.
  • Fariba Sharifian (2007). Survey and improvement of robust text image watermarking methods. Sharif University of Technology.
  • Fariba Sharifian (2004). Label updating of a rectangular map to avoid a query point. Sharif University of Technology.

Publikationen:

  • Claudia Preuschhof, Fariba Sharifian, Lisa Rosenblum, Tanja Pohl, Stefan Pollmann (2019). Contextual cueing in older adults: slow initial learning but flexible use of distractor configurations. Visual Cognition.
    doi: 10.1080/13506285.2019.1668516
  • Lihui Wang, Fariba Sharifian, Jonathan Napp, Carola Nath, Stefan Pollmann (2018). Cross-task perceptual learning of object recognition in simulated retinal implant perception. Journal of Vision.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/360669
  • Anne Schmidt, Franziska Geringswald, Fariba Sharifian, Stefan Pollmann (2018). Not scene learning, but attentional processing is superior in team sport athletes and action video game players. Psychological Research.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/353953
  • Fariba Sharifian, Oliver Contier, Claudia Preuschhof, Stefan Pollmann (2017). Reward modulation of contextual cueing: repeated context overshadows repeated target location. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.
    doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1397-3
  • Fariba Sharifian, Hanna Heikkinen, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2015). Contextual modulation is related to efficiency in a spiking network model of visual cortex. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience.
    doi: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00155
  • Simo Vanni, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Hanna Heikkinen (2015). Modeling fMRI signals can provide insights to neural processing in the cerebral cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology.
    doi: 10.1152/jn.00332.2014
  • Hanna Heikkinen, Fariba Sharifian, Ricardo Vigário, Simo Vanni (2015). Feedback to distal dendrites links blood oxygenation level dependent signals to neural receptive fields in a spiking network model of the visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology.
    doi: 0.1152/jn.00169.2015
  • Fariba Sharifian, Lauri Nurminen, Simo Vanni (2013). Visual interactions conform to pattern decorrelation in multiple cortical areas. PLOS ONE.
    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068046