Lea Eichfelder (Group "Psychological Research Methods and Cognitive Psychology") has successfully defended her dissertation entitled "The role of modal and amodal representations in action planning" on 24th of October, 2023. Congratulations and the best wishes for the future.
Jule Kinner has started on 1st of October, 2023, as a PhD student in Project A2 of the Research Unit "Modal and Amodal Cognition" in the Group "Psychological Research Methods and Cognitive Psychology".
The 2nd funding phase of the DFG Research Unit FOR 2718 “Modal and Amodal Cognition: Functions and Interactions“ approved (Speaker: Prof. Dr. Barbara Kaup, University of Tübingen) was approved. Prof. Dr. Markus Janczyk is PI of the research unit’s projects A2 (“Amodal and modal representations in planning and control of human action“, with Prof. Dr. Volker Franz, University of Tübingen) and A4 ("Executive functions: Are amodal representations involved in proactive control?", with Dr. Carolin Dudschig and Prof. Dr. Hartmut Leuthold, University of Tübingen).
Dr. Lotte Pummerer joins the social psychology group as a postdoctoral researcher.
Dr. Christian Panitz starts his position as a Research Associate in the Department of Developmental Psychology with Educational Psychology.
Negin Javaheri, member of the IfP group “Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurobiology” (Prof. Dr. Dr. Manfred Herrmann) and PhD student at the international DFG research training group (GRK 2739 „KD²School - Designing Adaptive Systems For Economic Decision-Making”; https://kd2school.info) was awarded the Best Poster Award at the 19th NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference (NPEC) that took place at the University of Granada, Spain in 2023.
PD Dr. Heinrich Liesefeld and Prof. Dr. Markus Janczyk were granted the project "Validating (easy) measures to combine speed and accuracy" from the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG; 3 years, 100% postdoc position, travel and other funds).
Dr. Juan Carlos Marulanda Hernandez joins the social psychology group as a postdoctoral researcher.
Prof. Nadira Faber joins the Department of Psychology as professor for Social Psychology with Work and Organisational Psychology. Prof Nadira Faber got offered associate membership of the Philosophy Faculty at the University of Oxford.
Prof. Louisa Kulke starts as the new professor for Developmental Psychology with Educational Psychology
Sahura Ertugrul and Laura Pasqualette start their positions as Research Associate in the Department of Developmental Psychology with Educational Psychology.
Ann-Katrin Hosch, PhD student in the General Psychology group, wins the second place in the poster competition of the TEAP 2022 in Cologne for her contribution "Variance in self-regulated category learning".
Vedant Shah started as a PhD student in the subproject "Decision Making for Cognitive Architectures - Neuronal Signatures and Behavioral Data".
Ludwig Danwitz started as a PhD student in the General Psychology group.
René Schlegelmilch, post-doc in the General Psychology Group, wins second place in the 12th Dissertation Competition of the Fachgruppe Allgemeine Psychologie for his dissertation "The Interaction between Reward Magnitude and the Processes of Category Abstraction Learning“.
Prof. Dr. Dr. Manfred Herrmann and Prof. Dr. Bettina von Helversen together with Prof. Dr. Tanja Schultz (FB 3) were granted the subproject "Decision Making for Cognitive Architectures - Neuronal Signatures and Behavioral Data" by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the context of the continued funding of the Collaborative Research Center "Everyday Activity Science and Engineering" (SFB EASE).
The IfP group “Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurobiology” (Prof. Dr. Dr. Manfred Herrmann) is member of an international DFG research training group (GRK 2739 „KD²School - Designing Adaptive Systems For Economic Decision-Making) that “focuses on enabling the next generation of scholars to develop adaptive systems that support economic decision-making.
Prof Rainer Malaka (FB 3) and Prof Bettina von Helversen receive a Seed-Grant from the science cluster „Mind Media and Machines“ at the University of Bremen to conduct the project "Effects of Control and Directness on Decision-Making in VR“.
Prof. Markus Janczyk was offered and accepted becoming a member of the Wilhelm-Wundt-Gesellschaft, a society dedicated to promote basic research in psychology.
PD Dr. Heinrich Liesefeld has started his position as a Researcher for Applied Statistics and Cognitive Modelling.
Lea Eichfelder and Dr. Vanessa Jurczyk have started their positions in the Research Methods and Cognitive Psychology group.
Markus Janczyk was awarded the Wilhelm Wundt Society's Science Award for his achievements in basic psychological research. More information can be found here.