Annekathrin Weise, Dr rer nat


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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



Research Experience

from 12/2016                   Researcher at the Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Salzburg (Prof. N. Weisz)

02/2015 - 01/2016          Research stay at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto, Canada (Dr. B. Ross)

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)


Selected Publications

  • 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)
  • ‘Doktorandenförderplatz’ at the University of Leipzig to fund PhD studies (Jul 2007 to Dec 2008)