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Prof. Dr. Andrea Hildebrandt

 +49 (0)441 798-4629

 A07 0-062

Secretary

Anna Eilers

 +49 (0)441 798-2793

 A07 0-037

Postal address

Psychological Methods and Statistics Division
Department of Psychology
Faculty VI - Medical and Health Sciences
University of Oldenburg
26111 Oldenburg

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Research Interests

  • Individual differences in socio-emotive abilities and face cognition
  • Neuroanatomical underpinnings of cognitive abilities
  • The use of structural equation modeling for investigating brain-behavior relationships
  • Speed-accuracy tradeoff in cognitive tasks
  • Mathematical modeling of response time distributions

 

Academic positions 

Since Oct. 2018

Scientific Researcher at the Department of Psychology, division for Methods and Statistics, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg

Since Feb. 2017

Consecutive studies of cognitive behavioral psychotherapy at the center for psychotherapy of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (ZPHU)

2015-2018

Scientific researcher at the Department of Psychology, division for Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment, University of Greifswald

Education

Since Oct. 2015

PhD student (Supervisor Prof. Dr. Andrea Hildebrandt)

2012-2015

Master of Science at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Master Thesis: Comparing Emotion Regulation Strategies – Behavioral and ERP Outcomes of Reappraisal and Distraction

2009-2012

Bachelor of Science at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster; Bachelor Thesis: The Impact of Spontaneous Reappraisal on the Learning and Processing of Emotional Stimuli – An fMRI Study

 

International research visits

2017

Research fellowship at the Aging Research Center of Stockholm University and the Karolinska Institute, supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Lövdén

2015

Research fellowship at the School of Sport Sciences of the Waseda-University Tokyo, supervised by Prof. Dr. Hiroaki Masaki

2011

Academic internship at the department for Political Psychology of Queen's University Belfast, supervised by Prof. Dr. Christopher Cohrs

Scholarships

2017

Short-term scholarship for doctoral students for a two-moth research stay in Stockholm by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD

2016

Funding of a conference trip by the DAAD for holding a talk in a symposium at the 2nd International Conference of Psychological Science (ICPs) in Wien

2015

Student scholarship for a three-month internship in Tokyo by the DAAD

 

Publications

Meyer, K., Garzón, B., Lövdén, M. & Hildebrandt, A. (in press). Are Global and Specific Interindividual Differences in Cortical Thickness Associated with Facets of Cognitive Abilities, Including Face Cognition? Royal Society Open Science.

Liu, X., Liu, J., Gai, S., Meyer, K., Xu, S., & Cai, X. (2016). Time-frequency distribution properties of event-related potentials in mental fatigue induced by visual memory tasks. NeuroReport, 27(14), 1031-1036.

Meyer, K., Schmitz, F., Wilhelm, O., & Hildebrandt, A. (2018). Do Individual Differences in Components of Reaction Time Distributions Reveal Face Specificity in Performance Speed? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. [in press]

 

Conference Contributions

Meyer, K., Hildebrandt, A., Schmitz, F., & Wilhelm, O. (September 2018). The Study of Content Specificity of Cognitive Processing using the Diffusion Model. Talk at a symposium by Wolgast, A. – “Modeling of Responses and Response Times in Different Contexts” at the 51st Conference of the German Psychological Association (German: Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie)

Meyer, K., Garzon, B., Lövdén, M., & Hildebrandt, A. (July 2018). The Structural Neuroanatomy of Face Cognition – Global and Specific Variations in Cortical Thickness. Talk at a symposium by Olderbak, S. (Discussant: Fiori, M.) – “Socio-Emotional Abilities: Recent Advances in Theory and Assessment” at the 19th European Conference on Personality

Meyer, K., Hildebrandt, A., Schmitz, F., & Wilhelm, O. (März 2017). Investigating Content Domain Specificity of Diffusion Model Parameters in speeded Perception Tasks with Faces and Objects and their Relationships with Face and Object Cognition. Talk at a symposium by Sommer, W., & Hildebrandt, A. (Discussant: Wagenmakers, E.) – “Individual differences in simple decision making assessed with Diffusion Modeling: Basic cognitive processes and neural mechanisms.” at the 2nd International Conference of Psychological Science

Meyer, K., Hildebrandt, A., Schmitz, F., & Wilhelm, O. (September 2016). Do Individual Differences in Components of Reaction Time Distributions Reveal Face Specificity in Performance Speed? Talk at a symposium by Schmitz, F. – “Modeling of response time data in individual differences research” at the 50th Conference of the German Psychological Association (German: Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie)

Meyer, K., Hildebrandt, A., Schmitz, F., & Wilhelm, O. (July 2016). Do Individual Differences in Components of Reaction Time Distributions Reveal Face Specificity in Performance Speed? Talk at a symposium by Hildebrandt, A., & Schmitz, F. – “ Mathematical and Psychometric Modeling of Social and Non-Social Cognitive Abilities, their Determinants and Correlates“; 18th European Conference on Personality

Meyer, K., Masaki, H., Sommer, W., Hirao, T., & Soga, K. (May 2016). The Effects of Arousal Levels on Cognitive Control. Poster presented at the 42nd Psychology and Brain (German: Psychologie und Gehirn)

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