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Perception, attention & consciousness

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Neural correlates of conscious and unconscious somatosensory processing

Somatosensory Group

Curriculum Vitae


since 2014 Doctoral studies in Psychology
University of Leipzig, Germany
2012 Exchange Program
New York University, USA
2008-2014 Diploma in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych.)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


since 2014 Doctoral Researcher
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
2013-2014 User Experience Design Consultant
akquinet tech@spree GmbH
2012-2013 Visiting Student
New York University, Clayton Curtis Lab
2012-2013 Student Research Assistant
Technische Universität Berlin, Center of Human-Machine Systems
2011 User Experience Research and Consulting Intern
relevantive AG
2009-2012 Student Research Assistant
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, General Psychology

Science Policy

since 2019 President
Science Forum Middle Germany
since 2019 Advisory Board Member
since 2020 Management Committee Member
COST Action CA19117 Researcher Mental Health
since 2020 Working Group Member - Credit for science communication

Max Planck Society
2017-2021 Co-Founder, Advisory Board Member
N² - Network of Helmholtz Juniors, Leibniz PhD Network & Max Planck PhDnet
2016 President/Spokesperson
Max Planck PhDnet
2015 Deputy President/Spokesperson, Section Representative Humanities
Max Planck PhDnet

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2013-2014 Institute Council, Institute of Psychology
2013-2014 Founding Committee of the Faculty of Life Sciences
2013 Appointment Committee Professorship Social Cognition
2011 Appointment Committee Professorship Psychological Diagnostics
2011 Appointment Committee Professorship Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
2010-2012 Institute Council, Institute of Psychology
2009-2012 Commission for Teaching and Studying, Institute of Psychology
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