Lorenza Colzato Professor by Special Appointment in Germany
On February 7th, Lorenza Colzato has become Professor by Special Appointment at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. Psychologist Colzato: 'My ultimate goal is to understand the neurobiological underpinnings of how to elevate performance up to an optimal level.'
Cognitive psychologist Colzato's current research interests will include how to enhance cognitive performance in stressful conditions and how brain stimulation might be used to enhance brain activity in healthy athletes to improve their physical performance. Colzato explains: 'I am looking forward to start new exciting collaborative projects on different facets of cognitive enhancement. Understanding the neurobiological underpinnings of how to elevate performance up to an optimal level is my ultimate goal.'
Ruhr University Bochum and University of Kassel in Germany
- Ruhr University Bochum
Lorenza Colzato is now Professor by Special Appointment of Cognitive Enhancement at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany.
- University of Kassel
Moreover, she also received a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Sports and Sport Science at University of Kassel.
In collaboration with Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Kassel, Leiden University and the Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition (LIBC) the aim of Lorenza Colzato will be to further strengthen her research activity on cognitive enhancement. This concerns the use of any means, like brain stimulation, meditation, physical exercise, life style, or food supplements, aimed at enhancing performance in healthy individuals.