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Annekathrin Weise

Dr. rer. nat, Postdoc (DFG Fellow)

Research Interests

  • (sensory) Memory, perception
  • (involuntary) Attention
  • Behavior
  • Auditory processing

Selected publications

  • Weise, A., Schröger, E., Horvath, J. (accepted). The detection of higher-order acoustic transitions is reflected in the N1 ERP. Psychophysiology
  • 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. 


  1. 2007-2016

    Doctoral and Post-doctoral studies

    University of Leipzig (Prof. E. Schröger, Prof. A. Bendixen, Prof. M. Witt)

Professional Experience

  1. since 2016
    Researcher at the Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (Prof. N. Weisz)
    University of Salzburg
  2. 2015-2016
    Research stay
    Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto, Canada (Dr. B. Ross)
  3. 2014
    Research stay
    CIMeC MEG lab in Trento, Italy (Prof. N. Weisz)

Selected Awards / Scholarships

  • DFG Research Fellowship for a 24 months research stay (research project: 'Neurocognition and Distraction')
    OBOB lab, University of Salzburg
  • DAAD scholarship for a 6-months research stay (Jun to Nov 2016)
    Cognitive and Biological Psychology, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • PostDoc fellowship from the Erasmus Mundus Student Exchange Network in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience for a 10-months research stay (from 17th Feb 2015)
    Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
  • Travel award from the G.-A. Lienert foundation to train junior scientists in biopsychological methods for a 1 month research stay (Oct 2014)
    Lab of Prof. Nathan Weisz, Trento, Italy
  • Travel award from the Research Academy Leipzig for the participation at the Summerschool ‘Auditory Cognition’ (6th to 14th Jul 2011)
    Groningen, Netherlands