Anne Mandel

Contact information: Currently not present at LTL.



M.Sc. in Neuroscience (2010)

University of Helsinki, Finland
Thesis: Probing the Neural Basis of the Auditory Octave Illusion with frequency-tagged magnetoencephalographic signals

BA in Social Sciences (Psychology) (2006)

University of Tartu, Estonia

Research Interests

Brain basis of human cognitive and perceptual functions, more specifically the brain correlates of social interaction.

Imaging methods


Peer-reviewed articles

Baess P, Zhdanov A, Mandel A, Parkkonen L, Hirvenkari L, Mäkelä JP, Jousmäki V, Hari R: MEG dual scanning: A procedure to study interacting humans. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2012, 6: article 83.
Lamminmäki S, Mandel A, Parkkonen L, Hari R: Binaural interaction and the octave illusion. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2012
Mandel A, Helokunnas S, Pihko E, Hari R: Neuromagnetic brain responses to other person's eye blinks seen on video. European Journal of Neuroscience 2014

Conference Abstracts

Mandel A, Helokunnas S, Pihko E, Hari R. Neuromagnetic brain responses to observed eye blinks. Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, October 2012, New Orleans.
Mandel A, Lamminmäki S, Parkkonen L, Hari R. Probing the neural basis of the auditory octave illusion with frequency-tagged MEG signals. 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 2010, Barcelona.

Grants and Awards

Trainee Abstract Award, 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2010.
Estonian Students Fund Scholarship by Estonian Students Fund in USA, for studies in the Master’s Degree Programme in Neuroscience in University of Helsinki, 2009.
Kristian Jaak’s Scholarship by Archimedes Foundation and Estonian Ministry of Education, for 1-year exchange studies in University of Helsinki, 2007.