Dr. phil. Sarah Tune

Maria-Goeppert-Str. 9a
23562 Lübeck
Gebäude MFC 8, 1. OG, Raum 5

Phone:+49 451 3101 3632
Fax:+49 451 3101 3604



Seit 04/2016Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Universität zu Lübeck, Institut für Psychologie I, AG Auditive Kognition (Prof. Dr. Jonas Obleser)
02/2014-03/2016Postdoc im Brain Circuits Laboratory (Prof. Dr. Steven L. Small), Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, USA 
07/2010-01/2014Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Philipps-Universität Marburg, AG Neurolinguistik (Prof. Dr. Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky) 
10/2008-05/2010M.A. Germanistische Linguistik mit Übergang in das Fast-Track Promotionsprogramm, Philipps-Universität Marburg
10/2003-05/2007B.A. Sprache und Kommunikation, Phillips-Universität Marburg 



Bunzeck, N., Steiger, T. K., Krämer, U. M., Luedtke, K., Marshall, L., Obleser, J., & Tune, S. (2023). Trajectories and contributing factors of neural compensation in healthy and pathological aging. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 105489. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2023.105489
Kraus, F., Tune, S., Obleser, J., & Herrmann, B. (2023). Neural alpha oscillations and pupil size differentially index cognitive load under competing audio-visual task conditions. Journal of Neuroscience, 43, 4352-4364.https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2181-22.2023
Tune, S. und Obleser, J. (2022). A parsimonious look at neural oscillations in speech perception. In Popper, A. und Fay, R. (Eds.). The Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience of Speech Perception: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research.
Jessen, S., Obleser, J., & Tune, S. (2021). Neural Tracking in Infants—an Analytical Tool for Multisensory Social Processing in Development. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 52, 101034. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2021.101034
Schmitt, L.M., Erb, J., Tune, S., Rysop, A., Hartwigsen, G., & Obleser, J. (2021). Predicting speech from a cortical hierarchy of event-based timescales. Science Advances, 7 (49), eabi6070. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abi6070
Alavash, M., Tune, S., & Obleser, J. (2021). Dynamic large-scale connectivity of intrinsic neural oscillations support adaptive listening in challenging conditions. PLOS Biology, 19 (10), e3001410. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001410

Tune, S., Fiedler, L., Alavash, M., & Obleser, J. (2021). Neural attentional-filter mechanisms of listening success in middle-aged and older individuals. Nat Commun 12, 4533.

Obleser, J. , Kreitewolf, J, Vielhauer, R., Lindner, f., David, C., Oster, H., & Tune, S. (2021). Circadian fluctuations in glucocorticoid level predict perceptual discrimination sensitivity. iScience, 102345.

Kraus, F., Tune, S., Ruhe, A., Obleser, J., & Wöstmann, M. (2021). Unilateral acoustic degradation delays attentional separation of competing speech. Trends in Hearing. 25, 1-13.

Waschke, L., Tune, S., & Obleser, J. (2019). Local cortical desynchronization and pupil-linked arousal differentially shape brain states for optimal sensory performance. Elife, 8.

Kreitewolf, J., Wöstmann, M., Tune, S., Plöchl, M., & Obleser, J. (2019). Working-memory disruption by task-irrelevant talkers depends on degree of talker familiarity. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 81(4), 1108-1118.

Alavash, M., Tune, S., & Obleser, J. (2019). Modular reconfiguration of an auditory control brain network supports adaptive listening behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(2), 660-669.

Tune, S., Wöstmann, M., & Obleser, J. (2018). Probing the limits of alpha power lateralisation as a neural marker of selective attention in middle‐aged and older listeners. European Journal of Neuroscience, 48(7), 2537-2550.

Kandylaki, K., Nagels, A., Tune, S., Kircher, T., Wiese, R., Schlesewsky, M., Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. Discourse predictions are processed in the human dorsal auditory stream: An fMRI study using naturalistic stories. J Neurosci. 2016 Nov 30;36(48):12180-12191.

Duncan, E.S., Tune, S., Small, S.L. (2016) The Neurobiology of Language: Relevance to Linguistics. Yearbook of the Poznan Linguistic Meeting.

Tune, S., Schlesewsky, M., Nagels, A., Small, S.L., Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2016). Sentence understanding depends on contextual use of semantic and real world knowledge. NeuroImage.

Kandylaki, K., Nagels, A., Tune, S., Wiese, R., Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Kircher, T. (2015). Processing of false belief passages during natural story comprehension: an fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping.

Tune, S., Schlesewsky, M., Small, S.L., Sanford, A.J., Bohan, J., Sassenhagen, J., Bornkessel-Schlesewsky,I. (2014). Cross-linguistic variation in the neurophysiological response to semantic processing: Evidence from anomalies at the borderline of awareness. Neuropsychologia.

Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Kretzschmar, F., Tune, S., Wang, L., Genc, S., Philipp, M., Roehm, D. and Schlesewsky, M. (2011). Think globally: Cross-linguistic variation in electrophysiological activity during sentence comprehension. Brain and Language.

Lotze, N., Tune, S.*, Schlesewsky, M. and Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2011). Meaningful physical changes mediate lexical-semantic integration: Evidence for the interplay between top-down and bottom-up information sources in the N400. Neuropsychologia.
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