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Curriculum Vitae

Personal data
Date of Birth: 24. 7. 1976
Nationality: German
Academic Title: Prof. Dr.
Position: Reader in Experimental Psychology (“Akademischer Oberrat”)

Academic education and career

  • 1996-2001: diploma in Psychology at University of Leipzig;
  • 2002-2004: PhD in Psychology at LMU Munich;
  • 2004-2007: administrative coordinator of M.Sc. program in “Neuro-Cognitive Psychology” at LMU Munich;
  • since 2007: reader in Experimental Psychology (“Akademischer Rat”;
  •  since 2013: “Akademischer Oberrat”) at LMU Munich;
  • 2008: habilitation in Psychology at LMU Munich;
  • 2009-2011: co-director and professor (W2) M.Sc. in “Neuro-Cognitive Psychology”;
  • 2010: member of the Junior Faculty of the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences of LMU Munich (since: 2016 member of the Munich Center for Neurosciences – Brain & Mind of LMU):
  • 2016: appointment as professor (apl) at LMU Munich

Successful engagement in teaching (9 hours/week) plus continuous achievements in research and academic administration: publication of > 40 papers in peer-review journals, supervision of > 30 (B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD) thesis projects, guest editorships (e.g., “Psychological Research”), organization of international scientific meetings (e.g., “Visual Search and Selective Attention”), acquisition of third party funding (6 projects, funding > 1 Mio Euro), long-term contribution to the management and maintenance of the international M.Sc. program in "Neuro- Cognitive Psychology”, chairperson of the Department Psychology’s examination committees M.Sc. in “Klinische Psychologie und Kognitive Neurowissenschaft” M.Sc. in “Neuro-Cognitive Psychology”

Five most important publications in international peer-reviewed journals

  1. Finke, K., Bucher, L., Kerkhoff, G., Keller, I., von Rosen, F., Geyer, T., Müller, H.J., & Bublak, P. (2009). Inhibitory and facilitatory location priming with left-sided visual hemi-neglect. Psychological Research 73: 177-185.
  2. Geyer, T., Müller, H.J., & Krummenacher, J. (2006). Cross-trial priming in visual search for singleton conjunction targets: Role of repeated target and distractor features. Perception & Psychophysics 68: 736-749.
  3. Geyer, T., Baumgartner, F., Müller, H. J., & Pollmann, S. (2012). Medial temporal lobe-dependent repetition suppression and enhancement due to implicit vs. explicit processing of individual repeated search displays. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 6: 272.
  4. Müller, H. J., Geyer, T., Zehetleitner, M., & Krummenacher, J. (2009). Attentional capture by salient color singleton distractors is modulated by top-down dimensional set. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 35: 1-16.
  5. Assumpcao, L., Shi, Z., Zang, X., Müller, H.J., & Geyer, T. (2015). Contextual cueing: implicit memory of haptic context facilitates haptic search. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 77 (4), 1212-1222.