MSc. Malgorzata Wislowska

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Address
Hellbrunner Straße 34
5020 Salzburg, Austria
0043-662-8044-5137
malgorzata.wislowska[at]sbg.ac.at
Web page
www.sleepscience.at
Date of birth
07/1989
ORCID ID
0000-0001-9272-349X
Scopus Author ID
56698250900

 


 

EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

02/2016 – ongoing
PhD program ‘Imaging the Mind’ at the Doctoral College DK+, University of Salzburg, Austria (FWF: W1233-G17); Supervisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus.
09/2015 – 01/2016
Technical Assistant of the EEG Unit at the Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCNS), University of Salzburg, Austria.
12/2015
Graduation with Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Brain Imaging (Cognitive Neuroscience) with distinction.
09/2014 – 09/2015
Master program in Brain Imaging at the University of Nottingham, UK.
08/2013 – 09/2014
Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Salzburg, Austria (FWF-Project: I00934).
10/2012 – 07/2013
Study Assistant at the University of Salzburg, Austria (FWF-Project: I00934).
09/2012 – 04/2014
Extraordinary Student at the University of Salzburg, Austria.
09/2012
Graduation with Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Cognitive Science.
04/2012 – 09/2012
Research Assistant at the University of Salzburg, Austria.
10/2011 – 09/2012
Erasmus scholarship at the University of Salzburg, Austria.
10/2009 – 07/2012
Bachelor program in Cognitive Science at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland.
04/2008
Graduation from high school nr 10 in Cracow, Poland.

 


 

TALKS

03/2017
Diurnal Changes of Oscillatory Brain Activity in DOC Patients. Talk presented at the 3rd Wintersymposium ‘Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness’, Kaprun, Austria, March 2nd – 5th 2017.
09/2016
Circadian Changes of Oscillatory Brain Activity in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness. Talk presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), Bologna, Italy, September 13th – 16th 2016.
02/2015
Sleep Dependent Declarative Memory Consolidation. Talk presented in the internal seminar, the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, 24th February 2015.
01/2015
Recovery of Consciousness and Circadian Changes of Brain States. Talk presented at 2nd Wintersymposium ‘Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness’, Kaprun, Austria, January 22nd – 25th 2015.
09/2014
Factors Influencing Mechanisms Supporting Overnight Declarative Memory Consolidation. Talk presented at the 22th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), Tallinn, Estonia, September 16th – 20th 2014.
12/2012
Neurofeedback for Improving Sleep and Memory. Talk presented at “Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness” Symposium, Salzburg, Austria, December 13th – 14th 2012.
09/2012
Single Subject Analysis in DOC – Familiar Voice Task. Talk presented at “Oscillations and Consciousness” Workshop, Strobl, Austria, September 28th – 29th 2012.

 


 

PUBLICATIONS

Under revision Blume, C., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J. & Schabus, M. (2017). Standing sentinel during sleep: continued evaluation of environmental stimuli in the absence of consciousness. bioRxiv preprint. DOI:10.1101/187195.
Bauer, M., Wislowska, M., Veale, T., Morris, P.G., Liddle, P.F., Heekeren, H.R. & Brookes, M. (under revision). Prior expectations and sensations shape perceptual decisions via distinct brain rhythms.
2017 Wislowska, M., del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wielek, T., Heib, D.P.J., Pitiot, A., Pichler, G., Michitsch, G., Donis, J. & Schabus, M. (2017). Night and day variations of sleep in patients with disorders of consciousness. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 266. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-00323-4.
Schabus, M., Griessenberger, H., Gnjezda, M.T., Heib, D.P.J., Wislowska, M. & Hoedlmoser, K. (2017). Better than sham? A double-blind placebo-controlled neurofeedback study in primary insomnia. Brain. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awx011.
Wislowska, M. & Schabus, M. (2017). What can we learn about brain functions from sleep EEG? Insights from sleep of DOC patients. In C. Schnakers, & S. Laureys (Eds), Coma and Disorders of Consciousness. London, UK: Springer-Press.
2016 Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J., Griessenberger, H., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2016). Individual baseline memory performance and its significance for sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Sleep Spindles & Cortical Up States: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 1(1), 2-13. DOI: 10.1556/2053.1.2016.001.
del Giudice, R., Blume, C., Wislowska, M., Wielek T., Heib, D.P.J. & Schabus, M. (2016). The voice of anger: oscillatory EEG responses to emotional prosody. Plos One, 11(7), e0159429. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159429.
del Giudice, R., Blume, C., Wislowska, M., Lechinger, J., Heib, D.P.J., Pichler, G., Donis, J., Michitsch, G., Gnjezda, M.T., Chinchilla, M. & Schabus, M. (2016). Can self-relevant stimuli help assessing patients with disorders of consciousness? Consciousness and Cognition, 44, 51-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.concog.2016.06.013.
Blume, C., del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2016). Preferential processing of emotionally and self-relevant stimuli persists in unconscious N2 sleep. Brain and Language. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2016.02.004.
2015 Blume, C., Lechinger, J., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J. & Schabus, M. (2015). EEG oscillations reflect the complexity of social interactions in a non-verbal social cognition task using animated triangles. Neuropsychologia, 57, 330-340. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.06.009.
Blume, C.*, del Giudice, R.*, Wislowska, M.*, Lechinger, J., & Schabus, M. (2015). Across the consciousness continuum – from unresponsive wakefulness to sleep. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00105.
2014 Wislowska, M.*, del Giudice, R.* & Schabus, M. (2014). Searching for neuronal correlates of consciousness – What do we learn from coma and disorders of consciousness. Journal of Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics, 4(2-3), 135-147.
del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2014). Oscillatory brain responses to own names uttered by unfamiliar and familiar voices. Brain Research, 1593, 63-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.09.074.
Voinescu, B. I., Wislowska, M. & Schabus, M. (2014). Assessment of SOMNOwatch plus EEG for sleep monitoring in healthy individuals. Physiology and Behavior, 132, 73-78. DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.04.052.
del Giudice, R.*, Wislowska, M.* & Schabus, M. (2014). Current Neuroscientific Progress in Disorder of Consciousness Research. In Herzong, E.M., Bauer H.C. & Lametschwandtner, A. (Eds.), Blickpunkt: Leben. Am Rande des Daseins? (pp. 29-46). Salzburg, SL: Norderstedt.
2013 Wislowska, M., Werner, G. G., Moeckel, T., Heib, D. P. J., Hoedlmoser, K., & Schabus, M. (2013). Sleep, Memory and Emotions. In Mohiyeddini, C., Eysenck, M., & Bauer, S. (Eds.), Handbook of Psychology of Emotions: Recent Theoretical Perspectives and Novel Empirical Findings (Vol. 1, pp. 505-516). New York, USA: Nova Publishers.

 


 

POSTERS
presenting author underlined

08/2017
Wislowska, M., Veale, T., Schabus, M. & Bauer, M. (2017). Optimizing perception through dynamic modulation of effective connectivity in the brain. Poster presented at Coupling & Causality in Complex Systems conference, Cologne, Germany, September 25th – 27th 2017.
08/2017
Wislowska, M., Veale, T., Schabus, M. & Bauer, M. (2017). Prior expectations and sensory information interact in a Bayes-optimal way during perception. Poster presented at 13th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 5th – 9th 2017.
08/2017
Ott, P., Lang, A., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M. & Schabus, M. (2017). Influence of prenatally learned maternal voice characteristics in oscillatory brain responses of infants. Poster presented at 13th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 5th – 9th 2017.
08/2017
Wielek, T., Blume, C., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M. & Schabus, M. (2017). Prior expectations and sensory information interact in a Bayes-optimal way during perception. Poster presented at 13th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 5th – 9th 2017.
07/2017
Wislowska, M., Veale, T., Schabus, M. & Bauer, M. (2017). Dynamics of Brain Oscillations During Bayesian Perception. Poster presented at 1st Salzburg Mind-Brain Annual Meeting (SAMBA), Salzburg, Austria, July 13th – 14th 2017.
06/2017
Wislowska, M., Veale, T., Schabus, M. & Bauer, M. (2017). Visual Perception Shaped by Top-down and Bottom-up Information. Poster presented at 3rd Symposium on cutting-edge methods for EEG research (CuttingEEG), Glasgow, United Kingdom, June 19th – 22nd 2017.
09/2016
Blume, C., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2016). Privileged processing of emotional and self-relevant stimuli persists in unconscious N2 sleep. Poster presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), Bologna, Italy, September 13th – 16th 2016.
09/2016
Schabus, M., Wislowska, M., del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Chwala-Schlegel, N., Pitiot, A., Heib, D.P.J., Chinchilla, M. & Machado, C. (2016). Circadian fluctuations of EEG and graphoelements during sleep in patients with disorders of consciousnss. Poster presented at the 18th world congress of the International Organization of Psychophysiology (IOP), Havana, Cuba, August 31st – September 4th 2016.
06/2016
Wislowska, M., del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Chwala-Schlegel, N., Pitiot, A., Heib, D. & Schabus, M. (2016). Circadian Fluctuations of Arousal in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 15th – 18th 2016.
06/2016
del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M., Lithari, C., Lang, A., Calvet, C., Weisz, N. & Schabus, M. (2016). Oscillatory brain activity to prenatally learned nursery rhymes in two and five weeks new-born. Poster presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 15th – 18th 2016.
06/2016
Schabus, M., Wielek, T., Wislowska, M., Ott, P., Lechinger, J. & Wegenkittl, S. (2016). Day-night variations of EEG complexity in patients with disorders of consciousness. Poster presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 15th – 18th 2016.
09/2015
Wislowska, M., Veale, T. & Markus, B. (2015). The Role of Prior Expectations and Sensory Information in the Visual Perception. Poster presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN), Colchester, United Kingdom, September 10th – 11th 2015.
09/2015
Veale, T., Wislowska, M. & Markus, B. (2015). Decision Making Under Uncertainty and Causal Manipulation of Bottom-up and Top-down Pathways. Poster presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN), Colchester, United Kingdom, September 10th – 11th 2015.
07/2015
Wislowska, M., del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Chwala-Schlegel, N., Laureys, S. & Schabus, M. (2015). Circadian Changes of EEG Brain Activity in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, France, July 7th – 10th 2015.
07/2015
Schabus, M., del Giudice, R., Blume, C., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Gnjezda, M.-T. & Hoedlmoser, K. (2015). The voice of anger: Emotional prosody across the consciousness continuum. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, France, July 7th – 10th 2015.
07/2015
Blume, C., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M., Lechinger, J., Heib, D.P.J., Koerner, D., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2015). Emotion matters! Effects of emotional prosody on stimulus processing across consciousness states. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, France, July 7th – 10th 2015.
09/2014
Schabus, M., Griessenberger, H., Heib, D.P.J., Wislowska, M. & Hoedlmoser, K. (2014). Sleep-dependent memory consolidation and SMR neurofeedback – A double-bling study in primary insomnia. Poster presented at the 22th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), Tallinn, Estonia, September 16th – 20th 2014.
08/2014
Schabus, M., Lechinger, J., Jiang, H., Heib, D., Wislowska, M. & Jensen, O. (2014). Source reconstruction of slow and fast sleep spindles using a frequency-domain beamformer approach – A MEG/EEG study. Paper presented at the 19th International Conference on Biomagnetism (BIOMAG), Halifax, Canada, August 24th -26th 2014.
07/2014
del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2014). If you keep ignoring me I’ll get angry: Emotional prosody detection in disorders of consciousness. Poster presented at the 9th FENS forum of neuroscience, Milan, Italy, July 5th – 9th 2014.
06/2014
Wislowska, M., Heib, D. P. J., Hoedlmoser, K., Griessenberger, H. & Schabus, M. (2014). Memory Capacity Influences Overnight Consolidation of a Declarative Material. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Hamburg, Germany, June 8th – 12th 2014.
06/2014
Schabus, M., Griessenberger, H., Heib, D.P.J., Koerner, D., Wislowska, M. & Hoedlmoser, K. (2014). Sleep-dependent memory consolidation in insomnia – A long-term study. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Hamburg, Germany, June 8th – 12th 2014.
06/2014
del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2014). The voice of anger: Emotional prosody to assess patients with altered states of consciousness. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Hamburg, Germany, June 8th – 12th 2014.
06/2014
Blume, C., Lechinger, J., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M. & Schabus, M. (2014). Are you mocking me!? EEG responses during an animated “Theory of Mind” paradigm. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Hamburg, Germany, June 8th – 12th 2014.
10/2013
del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Heib, D.P.J., Koerner, D. Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M. (2013). Can we tackle attention in disorders of consciousness? Validation of a new paradigm to assess patients with altered states of consciousness. Poster presented at the Rovereto Attention Workshop (RAW 2013), Rovereto, Italy, October 24th – 26th 2013.
09/2013
Wislowska, M., Heib, D. P. J., Hoedlmoser, K., Griessenberger, H. & Schabus, M. (2013). Mechanisms Underlying Declarative Memory Consolidation Are Changing with Age. Poster presented at the World Congress on Sleep Medicine (WASM), Valencia, Spain, September 28th – October 2nd 2013.
09/2013
Wislowska, M., Heib, D. P. J., Hoedlmoser, K., Griessenberger, H. & Schabus, M. (2013). Mechanisms Underlying Declarative Memory Consolidation in Different Age Groups. Poster presented at the Symposium in the Honour of Prof. Wolfgang Klimesch: Brain Oscillations and Cognition, Salzburg, Austria, September, 19th – 20th 2013.
05/2013
Wislowska, M., Heib, D. P. J., Griessenberger, H., Hoedlmoser, K., Lechinger, J. & Schabus, M. (2013). Age Matters! Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation in Disturbed Sleep. Poster presented at the 5th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (DuCog), Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 16th – 19th 2013.
05/2013
del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M., Lechinger, J., Chwala-Schlegel, N., Laureys, S. & Schabus, M. (2013). Sleep in Disorders of Consciousness – A preliminary evaluation. Poster presented at the 5th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (DuCog), Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 16th – 19th 2013.
06/2012
Schabus, M., Pelikan, C., Wislowska, M., Lechinger, J., Chwala-Schlegel, N., Weilhart, K., Roehm, D., Donis, J., Pichler, G. & Klimesch, W. (2012). Osciallatory brain activity in vegetative and minimally conscious state during a sentence comprehension task. Poster presented at the 5th International Conference on Cognitive Science, Kaliningrad, Russia, June 19th – 23rd 2012.

 


 

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

2016
NaWi Science Day 2016 Young Investigator Award finalist at University of Salzburg (Salzburg, Austria).
2014
European Union Master Scholarship at the University of Nottinghm (Nottingham, Great Britain).
2011
Scholarship for the best students at the Nicolas Copernicus University (Torun, Poland).
2010
Scholarship for academic performance at the Nicolas Copernicus University (Torun, Poland).

 


 

ATTENDED CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA & WORKSHOPS

09/2017 Workshop: Scientific Writing, Salzburg, Austria, October 10th – 13th 2017.
09/2017 Conference: Coupling & Causality in Complex Systems conference, Cologne, Germany, September 25th – 27th 2017.
08/2017 Conference: 13th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 5th – 9th 2017.
07/2017 Symposium: 1st Salzburg Mind-Brain Annual Meeting (SAMBA), Salzburg, Austria, July 13th – 14th 2017.
06/2017 Summer School: 2nd Annual DK ‘Imaging the Mind’ Summer School, ‘Career Planning: From PhD to Postdoc’, Salzburg, Austria, July 5th & September 13th 2017.
06/2017 Symposium: 3rd Symposium on cutting-edge methods for EEG research (CuttingEEG), Glasgow, United Kingdom, June 19th – 22nd 2017.
03/2017 Symposium: 3rd Wintersymposium ‘Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness’, Kaprun, Austria, March 2nd – 5th 2017.
01/2017 Winter School: 2nd Annual DK ‘Imaging the Mind’ Winter School, ‘Bayesian Statistics and Cognitive Modelling’, Eugendorf, Austria, January 25th – 27th 2017.
10/2016 Workshops: ‘Lyon Active Inference Workshop (LAW) 2016’ Workshops, Lyon, France, October 12th – 14th 2016.
07/2016 Summer School: Annual DK ‘Imaging the Mind’ Summer School, ‘Public Relations & Data Science’, Salzburg, Austria, July 1st – 2nd 2016.
09/2016 Conference: 23rd Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), Bologna, Italy, September 13th – 16th 2016.
06/2016 Conference: 20th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 15th – 18th 2016.
01/2016 Workshops: ‘Presentation Skills’ Workshops, Salzburg, Austria, January 18th – February 1st 2016.
01/2016 Winter School: 1st Annual DK ‘Imaging the Mind’ Winter School, ‘Brain connectivity measured with EEG and fMRI’, Eugendorf, Austria, January 7th – 9th 2016.
12/2015 Workshops: Fieldtrip Workshops ‘M/EEG analysis in Tinnitus’, Salzburg, Austria, December 9th – 11th 2015.
11/2015 Symposium: Tubingen MEG Symposium, Tubingen, Germany, November 2nd – 3rd 2015.
09/2015 Conference: Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN), Colchester, United Kingdom, September 10th – 11th 2015.
07/2015 Conference: 19th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, France, July 7th – 10th 2015.
01/2015 Symposium: 2nd Wintersymposium ‘Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness’, Kaprun, Austria, January 22nd – 25th 2015.
09/2014 Conference: 22th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), Tallinn, Estonia, September 16th – 20th 2014.
06/2014 Conference:  20th Annual Meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Hamburg, Germany, June 8th – 12th 2014.
09/2013 Conference: the World Congress on Sleep Medicine (WASM), Valencia, Spain, September 28th – October 2nd 2013.
09/2013 Symposium: the Symposium in the Honour of Prof. Wolfgang Klimesch:’Brain Oscillations and Cognition’, Salzburg, Austria, September, 19th – 20th 2013.
07/2013 Workshops: ‘An Introduction to Meta-Analysis for the Synthesis of Evidence’ Workshops, Salzburg, Austria, July 3rd 2014.
05/2013 Conference: 5th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (DuCog), Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 16th – 19th 2013.
12/2012 Symposium: 1st Symposium ‘Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness’, Salzburg, Austria, December 13th – 14th 2012.
09/2012 Workshops: ‘Oscillation and Consciousness’ Workshops, Strobl, Austria, September 28th – 29th 2012.