Karl Marbe habilitated the first woman at the University of Würzburg in psychology. The prize is awarded annually for work published or accepted in the previous year by young female scientists (doctoral and postdoctoral candidates). The prize money serves to further support research. The prize is endowed with 1000 €.
Application: Submission of a published or accepted paper to the Institute's Women's Representative (in the case of several authors accompanied by a statement of the applicant's own contribution). A commission of the Institute of Psychology decides on the award based on an assessment of the scientific quality of the submitted paper.
Previous award winners:
2019: no prize awarded
2018: Dr. Christina Heitmann
Heitmann, C., & Deutsch, R. (2019). Post-conflict speeding: Evidence of sequential effects in motivational conflicts. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45(3), 452–469. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000585
2017: Lisa Weller
Weller, L., Schwarz, K.A., Kunde, W., & Pfister, R. (2017). Was it me? - Filling the interval between action and effects increases agency but not sensory attenuation. Biological Psychology, 123, 241-249. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.12.015
2016: Dr. Kristina Suchotzki
Suchotzki, K., Verschuere, B., Peth, J., Crombez, G., & Gamer, M. (2015). Manipulating item proportion and deception reveals crucial dissociation between behavioral, autonomic, and neural indices of concealed information. Human Brain Mapping, 36(2), 427-439. doi:10.1002/hbm.22637