Andreas Wutz (PhD, Dipl.-Psych.)

Post-Doctoral Researcher and Lecturer at the University of Salzburg

Office #: 2.050; find directions here


Research Interests: 

  • Neural network communication through oscillations 
  • Neural oscillations as substrates of perception, attention, working memory and thought
  • Temporal dynamics of perception and coginition
  • Mental capacity limits
  • Abstraction by categories and concepts


  • Check out my poster at the 

    Tübingen Systems Neuroscience Symposium 2018 on Oct 18 / 19 

  • Check out my talk at the OHBM Alpine Chapter in Innsbruck on Nov 9 / 10


  • 2016-2018: Post-Doc at MIT with Prof. Earl Miller
  • 2014-2016: Post-Doc at the University of Trento with Prof. David Melcher
  • 2010-2013: PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Trento 
  • 2005-2010: Diploma in Psychology at the University of Regensburg

Selected Publications: 

  • Wutz A, Loonis R, Roy JE, Donoghue JA, Miller EK (2018). Different levels of category abstraction by different dynamics in different prefrontal areas. Neuron, 97, 716-726.
  • Wutz A, Melcher D, Samaha J (2018). Frequency modulation of neural oscillations according to visual task demands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 201713318.
  • Wutz A, Muschter E, van Köningsbruggen M, Weisz N, Melcher D (2016). Temporal integration windows in neural processing and perception aligned to saccadic eye movements. Current Biology, 26(13), 1659-1668.
  • Drewes, J., Zhu, W., Wutz, A., & Melcher, D. (2015). Dense sampling reveals behavioral oscillations in rapid visual categorization. Scientific Reports, 5.  
  • Wutz A, Weisz N, Braun C, Melcher D (2014). Temporal windows in visual processing: 'Pre-stimulus brain state' and 'post-stimulus phase reset' segregate visual transients on different temporal scales. The Journal of Neuroscience. 34(4). 1554-1565.