I am a cognitive neuroscientist with a background in both Biology (diploma) and Psychology (Dr).
Research Interests: (sensory) memory, perception, (involuntary) attention, behavior, auditory processing
from 12/2016 Researcher at the Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Salzburg (Prof. N.
02/2015 - 01/2016 Research stay at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto, Canada (Dr.
10/2014 Research stay at CIMeC MEG lab in Trento, Italy (Prof. N. Weisz)
07/2007-11/2016 Doctoral and Post-doctoral studies, University of Leipzig (Prof. E. Schröger, Prof. A.
Bendixen, Prof. M. Witt)
Weise, A., Schröger, E., Horvath, J. (accepted). The detection of higher-order acoustic transitions is reflected in the N1 ERP. Psychophysiology
Weise, A., Hartmann, T., Schröger, E., Weisz, N., & Ruhnau, P. (2016). Cross-modal distractors modulate oscillatory alpha power – The neural basis of impaired task
performance. Psychophysiology, 53(11), 1651-1659.
Weise, A., Bendixen, A., Müller, D., & Schröger, E. (2012). Which kind of transition is important for sound representation? An event-related potential
study. Brain Research, 1464, 30–42.
Weise, A., Schröger, E., & Bendixen, A. (2012). The processing of concurrent sounds based on inharmonicity and synchronous onsets: an object-related negativity (ORN)
study. Brain Research, 1439, 73–81.
Weise, A., Schröger, E., Fehér, B., Folyi, T., & Horváth, J. (2012). Auditory event-related potentials reflect dedicated change detection activity for higher-order
acoustic transitions. Biological Psychology, 91(1), 142–149.
Timm, J., Weise, A., Grimm, S., & Schröger, E. (2011). An Asymmetry in the Automatic Detection of the Presence or Absence of a Frequency Modulation within a
Tone: A Mismatch Negativity Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 189.
Selected Awards / Scholarships
DFG Research Fellowship for a 24 months research stay at the the OBOB lab, research project: 'Neurocognition and Distraction'
DAAD scholarship for a 6-months research stay at the division Cognitive and Biological Psychology, University of Leipzig, Germany (Jun to Nov 2016)
PostDoc fellowhsip from the Erasmus Mundus Student Exchange Network in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience for a 10-months research stay to the Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Canada (from
17th Feb 2015)
Travel award from the G.-A. Lienert foundation to train junior scientists in biopsychological methods for a 1 month research stay at the lab of Prof. Nathan Weisz, Trento, Italy (Oct 2014)
Travel award from the Research Academy Leipzig for the participation at the Summerschool ‘Auditory Cognition’ in Groningen, Netherlands (6th to 14th Jul 2011)