CV Thorsten Fehr

Born in 1968; he studied psychology (sub-subject: statistics) at the University of Konstanz (diploma, 1996). During that time he also got a 6 month training in psychiatric diagnostics and therapy at the Center for Psychiatry Reichenau/Ravensburg (1992).

Between 1997 and 2001, he worked at the University of Konstanz at the Center of Psychiatry Reichenau/Konstanz as a research scientist in several projects. In addition to his research qualifications he got lots of experience in teaching (clinical psychology, practica in magnetencephalography (MEG) and statistics).

After he finished his PhD in Konstanz (September 2001), he moved (2002) to Bremen as a research assistant at the Department of Neuropsychology (University of Bremen) and to Magdeburg as a research scientist at the University Hospital of Magdeburg (Department of Neurology II).

In 2008, he finished his education with the habilitation thesis ("Complex mental processing and Psychophysiology") and got the venia legendi in Psychology at the University of Bremen. Since then he works as a privat lecturer (PD, Privatdozent) in sience and teaching at Bremen University.

Main topics concerning lessons in neuropsychology, biological psychology, and in the Master of Neuroscience are basics in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), magnetoencephalography (MEG), and electroencephalography (EEG). Further topics are complex mental processing, executive functions, developmental neurophysiology, and emotional information processing.

Main scientific interests are related to the fields of complex mental processing and the improvement of related methodological neurophysiological approaches (fMRI, MEG, EEG), and emotional neuroscience with main focus on emotional face processing, aggression and media violence.