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    Department of Psychology I - Experimental Clinical Psychology



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    Course Overview


    Biological Psychology (Bachelor)
    Experimental Clinical Psychology (Master)

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    Translational Neuroscience

    Lecture Biological Psychology (summer term)

    Lab rotations

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    Summer semester 2020

    Lecture Introduction to Biopsychology I (M. Gamer)
    Seminar Biopsychology (L. Hildebrandt, M. Reutter)
    Experimental practical training (J. Großekathöfer)
    Seminar "Emotional disorders" (A. Merscher)
    Project work "Social Attention" (M. Gamer & L. Hildebrandt)
    Project seminar Clinical psychology and experimental psychotherapy (M. Gamer, S. Schulz)

    Lecture Biological Psychology - Master program Translational Neuroscience (M. Gamer & P. Pauli)

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    Current student work

    Ongoing Bachelor Theses

    • Using the Sheffield Lie Task for Lie Detection (M. Donath)

    Ongoing Master Theses

    • Neuronal mechanisms of reflexive attention (T. Wörsdörfer)
    • Influence of social anxiety on gaze behavior in social interaction (S. Göhring)
    • The autonomic correlates of neutral and embarrissing lies (E. Kniesburges)
    • Discovering Concealed Information in Virtual Reality (S. Tonn)

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    Completed student work

    Completed Internships

    • The influence of alcohol on spontaneous lying (A. Berlijn)
    • DAAD-RISE internship on social attention (O. Larson, USA)
    • Research internship on social attention (A. Wittenborn)
    • Research internship on social attention (A.-K. Tesar)

    Completed Bachelor Theses

    • Social attention vs. reading automatism: the competition of social stimuli and text content during free-viewing of naturalistic scenes (A.-L. Jordan)
    • Freezing Reaction in Humans: Does the anticipation of pain change gaze behavior? (A. Röhrig)
    • Do eye movements reveal concealed knowledge of a planned crime? (L. Brunner)
    • Visual perception of attractiveness in female faces (F. Globisch)
    • The motivation of lying: Influence of anticipated gain and loss on the costs of lying (J. Boyny)
    • The influence of social attributes on the judgement of relevance in naturalistic scenes (B. Reus)
    • Investigation the distribution of attention towards humans and animals - is there a preference for social features? (A.-K. Tesar)
    • Analyzing the influence of instruction on valence ratings for surprise using eye tracking (T. Höning, H. Birnkraut)
    • Detecting deception using the Sheffield Lie Test (A. Berlijn)
    • Tell me a story: The correlation of lying and body movements while telling a fictitious story (S. Feinauer)
    • Social Interactions and Lying in Everyday Life - A Smartphone Diary Study (A. Rudolph)
    • Top-down selection of social features (J. Rall)
    • Validation of the DASH score regarding cognition in Parkinson's disease (A. Bäumer)
    • Covert attention on social information (E. Baur)
    • Use of personally relevent targets in reaction time based Concealed Information Test (R. Herold)
    • Relationship between social attention and interpretation of complex, naturalistic scenes (E. Kehrlein)
    • Reaction time based lie detection: An investigation of the resistancy oft he Concealed Information Test against strategic countermeasures (E. Kniesburges)
    • Does social attention generalize to animals? An Eye Tracking study (M. Morrissey)
    • "Let's talk about what you remember..." - The role of emotion in incidental encoding of neutral information (M. Nottrott)
    • Credibility - a question of language: the influence of language on the truth content of an answer on reaction times (A. Seidl)
    • The relation between alcohol and lying: A correlational field study with the Concealed Information Test (E. Singer)
    • Does social dominance modulate the perception of faces? An eye-tracking study (M. Strunz)
    • Modern lie detection: validity and fakeability of the autobiographical Implicit Associations Test (M. Tomzig)
    • Emotional consequences of unethical behavior: is there a Cheater’s High? (M. Wendland)
    • Does preferred attention toward social information generalize toward artificial faces? (A. Wittenborn)

    Completed Master Theses

    • Soziale attention in real vs. video-based interviews (M. Liskowsky)
    • Are N2P3 amplitudes sensitive to deceptive intentions or choice? An event-related potential study (M. Berg)
    • Social anxiety and avoidance of eye contact (M. Köhnen)
    • Social attention in real life (K. Kurz)
    • An investigation of the neuronal mechanisms during freely chosen and instructed lying - an fMRT study (S. Kampf)
    • Does social anxiety modulate social attention? The role of top-down and bottom-up influences (S. Michelberger)
    • The influence of the presence of the partner on the pysiological correlates of lying (A. Bell)
    • Exploring autonomic physiological reactions to deception: A shocking approach (J.N. Bremer)
    • The relationship between attention and memory in emotional contexts - an eye-tracking study (N. Both)
    • House of Coins: How the truth is told by lies and lies are told by the truth (J. Grosser)
    • Social anxiety - Autonomic responses to eye contact and anticipated social interaction (J. Horstmann)
    • Detection of concealed information in criminal offenders - relationship with impulsivity (A. Kakavand)
    • Eyetracking in the Concealed Information Test (M. Körber)
    • The relationship of social anxiety and social attention (A.-S. Kotulla)
    • The autonomic correlates of lying in a foreign language (C. Lai)
    • Do Fixation Patterns Predict a Negativity Bias for Surprised Faces? (L. Oesterle)
    • Facial exploration of pain and disgust (F. Seeger)