Alexander Dreyer (M.Sc.)

Angewandte Neurokognitive Psychologie

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Alexander Dreyer (M.Sc.)


Summer semester 2020

Seminar: HCI and BCI in practice (psy220)

Summer semester 2019

Seminar: HCI and BCI in practice (psy220)

Summer semester 2018

Seminar: HCI and BCI in practice (psy220)

Winter semester 2017/18:

  • Seminar: HCI and BCI in practice (psy220)
  • Teaching Assistant: Computational Neuroscience - Statistical Learning (neu250)

Wintersemester 2016/17:

  • Seminar: HCI and BCI in practice (psy220)
  • Teaching Assistant: Computational Neuroscience - Statistical Learning (neu250)

Reviewer activities

I am acting as ad-hoc reviewer for several scientific journals , e.g. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience Letters.


Dreyer, A.M., Heikkinen, L.A. Herrmann, C.S. (2022). The Influence of the Modulation Index on Frequency-Modulated Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2022.859519

Dreyer, A.M., Rieger, J. W. (2021). High-gamma mirror activity patterns in the human brain during reach-to-grasp movement observation, retention, and execution—An MEG study. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260304

Lingelbach, K., Schollhörn, I., Dreyer, A. M., Diederichs, F., Bui, M., Weng, M., … Vukelić, M. (2021). Investigating the Modulation of Spatio-Temporal and Oscillatory Power Dynamics by Perceptible and Non-perceptible Rhythmic Light Stimulation. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80285-1_2

Lingelbach, K., Dreyer, A. M., Schollhörn, I., Bui, M., Weng, M., Diederichs, F., … Vukelić, M. (2021). Brain oscillation entrainment by perceptible and non-perceptible rhythmic light stimulation. Frontiers in Neuroergonomics, 2, 9. FULL TEXT

S. Iman Shirinbayan, Alexander M. Dreyer, Jochem W. Rieger (2018). Cortical and subcortical areas involved in the regulation of reach movement speed in the human brain: An fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24361 Abstract

Dreyer, A. M., Herrmann, C.S., & Rieger. J.W. (2017). Tradeoff between User Experience and BCI Classification Accuracy with Frequency Modulated Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. [Frontiers] 

Shirinbayan, S.I., Dreyer, A.M., & Rieger, J.W. (2017). Characterization of arm movement speed related brain areas using fMRI and a custom build MR-compatible arm tracking system. 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, Dublin, Ireland.

Dreyer, A.M., & Herrmann, C.S. (2015). Frequency-modulated steady-state visual evoked potentials: a new stimulation method for brain-computer interfaces. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 241, 1–9. [Pubmed]


  • Applied Neurocognitive Psychology Lab, University of Oldenburg 
    06.2016 - present 
    Supervisor: Prof. Jochem Rieger
  • M. Sc. Neurocognitive Psychology, University of Oldenburg
    10.2012 – 05.2016
    Thesis: “ Towards understanding natural human grasping movements –
    Augmenting the analysis of intracranial recordings with a custom bedside motion tracking
  • B. Sc. Psychology, University of Potsdam, 10.2009 – 08.2012
(Stand: 21.04.2022)