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Individual Research Fields - PostDocs

Below you find a list of PostDocs at the Institute of  Psychology with their research interests and methodological competencies.

 

Name (Lab) Research Interests & Methodological Knowledge:

Michael Bedek

(Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience)

Research Interests:

  • Technology-enhanced learning
  • Adaptivity and personalisation
  • Visualisations (for learning purposes)
  • Decisions, Judgements and Cognitive Biases

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Statistics (SPSS)
  • Formal Concept Analysis
  • (competence-based) Knowledge Space Theory
 

Anita Bregenzer

(Work and Organizational Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Stress, strain and resources at work
  • Health-promoting leadership
  • Digital workplaces (virtual teams, homeoffice)
  • eHealth and mHealth-tools in workplace health promotion

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Statistics (SPSS, R)
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Online studys (Unipark)
 

Hilmar Brohmer

(Social Psychology)

 

Clemens Brunner

(Educational Neuroscience)

Research Interests:

  • Methods for EEG analysis
  • EEG-based connectivity
  • Numerical cognition

Methodological Knowledge:

  • EEG
  • Statistics (R)
  • Python
 

Martina Feldhammer-Kahr

(Psychological Diagnostics & Methodology)

Research Interests:

  • Development and construction of psychological tests
  • Computerized adaptive testing
  • Personality research
  • Didactics
 

Florian Fischmeister

(Neuropsychology)

 

Shane M. Fresnoza

(Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience)

Research Interests:

  • Motor behavior
  • Reasoning
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pharmacology

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Transcranial electrical stimulation (tES)
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • EEG
 

Sandra Grinschgl

(Differential Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Self-estimation of cognitive abilities / metacognition
  • Externalization of cognitive abilities in modern technical tools (cognitive offloading)
  • Artificial intelligence, Trans- and Posthumanism in relation to personality and human intelligence

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Statistics (R, JASP, SPSS)
  • Experiment programming with Python/Psychopy/Pavlovia
  • Open Science Practices (e.g., preregistrations)
 

Sigrid Hackl-Wimmer

(Educational Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Motivation/Goal orientation
  • Academic self-concept
  • Dynamic changes in cardiovascular system

Methodological Knowledge:

  • ECG
  • EEG
 

Sabina Hodzic

(Work and Organizational Psychology)

Research interests:

  • emotional competences
  • psycho-social capital and employability
  • job-related stress
  • well-being and health in organizational contexts
  • flexible work

Methodological knowledge:

  • Experimental studies
  • Intervention studies
  • Statistics (SPSS, M Plus)
 
Gayanee Kedia
(Social Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Social comparison
  • Social influence
  • Self-control

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Functional magnetic-resonance-imaging (fMRI)
  • EEG brain coupling
 

Karl Koschutnig

(MRI-Lab)

Research Interests:

  • Physical exercise and cognition
  • Neuronal plasticity

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Functional/structural magnetic-resonance-imaging (MRI)
 

Jan Willem Koten

(Neuropsychology)

 

Daniel Macher

(Educational Psychology)

 

Silvia Macher

Research Interests:

Relationship research focused on

  • Close relationships
  • Social interdependence
  • Adult attachment
  • Partner perception

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Dyadic data analyses
 

Corinna M. Perchtold-Stefan

(Biological Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Emotion regulation
  • Laterality
  • Affective creativity

Methodological Knowledge:

  • EEG
  • fMRI
 

Roman Prem

(Work and Organizational Psychology)

Research interests:

  • Changes in the world of work
  • Stress and self-regulation processes
  • Motivation and learning at work
  • Work performance and procrastination

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Diary studies / experience sampling
  • Multilevel structural equation modeling
  • Mplus
 

Kathrin Röderer

(Social Psychology)

Research interests:

Environmental psychology with a focus on

  • Sustainable energy consumption
  • Human-computer-interaction
  • Behavior change towards sustainability
  • Nature and wellbeing

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Intervention studies
  • Evaluation studies/Field experiements
  • Contextual inquiry
 

Christian Rominger

(Biological Psychology / Health Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Creativity
  • Schizotypy

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Facial Action Coding System (FACS)
  • EEG
 

Daniela Schwab

(Klinische Psychologie)

Research Interests:

  • Axiety disorders (during childhood and adolescence)
  • Eating disorders
  • Postgradual education clinical psychology

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Electroecephalography (EEG)
 

Markus Sommer

(Psychological Diagnostics & Methodology)

Research Interests:

  • Psychological assessment
  • Admission testing and career counseling
  • Item response theory and structural equation modeling
  • Rationale construction of psychological tests
  • Sources of measurement bias (e.g., retesting, test coaching, anxiety, motivation, gender, SES)
 

Carina Tiewald

(Clinical Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Job satisfaction and the implementation in organizational diagnostics
  • Stress, strain, resources at the workplace
  • Health promoting leadership conditions
  • The integration of e-tools in workplace health promotion
 

Claudia Traunmüller

(Health Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Psychophysiology of stress (HRC, Cortisol, Hämodynamic)
  • Cardiorespiratory fitness
  • Ambulatory assessment

Methodological Knowledge:

  • EEG analysis
 

Claudia Vogrincic-Haselbacher

(Social Psychology)

 

Albert Wabnegger

(Clinical Psychology)

Research Interests:

  • Affective neuroscience
  • Placebos/Nocebos

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Functional/structural manetic-resonance-imaging (MRI)
 

Barbara Weißenbacher

(Educational Neuroscience)

Research Interests:

  • Personality
  • Dropout
  • Integrity
 

 

 

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