Monika Riegel, PhD

Psychologist in the Brain Imaging Laboratory at the Institute of Experimental Biology of Marceli Nencki PAN. Monika conducts research on healthy people using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

The brain is her favorite part of the human body, and her research is about how emotions affect our memory and which neuronal mechanisms are involved in it. She examines the activity of the brain while remembering and recalling words related to disgust and fear, as well as their context.

She is particularly interested in the involvement of specific regions of the brain and the communication between them and the similarity of spatial activation patterns.
Kashubian by origin, a mountaineer deep in her heart.