Bigna Lenggenhager

Bigna Lenggenhager, Prof. Dr.


Phone: +41 44 635 72 18

Room number: BIN 3.B.02

Scientific career

2013-2017   Postdoc (SNSF Ambizione), University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2012-2013   Postdoc, University Psychiatry Bern, Switzerland
2010-2011   Postdoc, Sapienza University / Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rom, Italy
2005-2009   PhD in Neuroscience, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
2000-2005   Study in Psychology (lic. Phil), University of Zurich, Switzerland

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.