Education

Habilitation in Psychology (Dr. habil, Venia Legendi). Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, 2011, Thesis: The role of the medial prefrontal cortex in mediating social event knowledge.

Ph.D.  in Cognitive Psychology (Dr. rer. nat., Magna Cum Laude), Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, 2000, Dissertation: Coding of temporal relations in semantic memory: Cognitive load and task-evoked pupillary response.

M.S. in Physics (Dipl. Phys., Magna Cum Laude), Free University Berlin, Germany, 2002, Major: Experimental Physics, Thesis: Functional magnetic resonance imaging by means of magnetic blood-bolus labeling.

M.S. in Psychology (Dipl. Psych., Magna Cum Laude), Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, 1997, Major: Cognitive Psychology, Thesis: Encoding of psychological time in semantic memory.