Prof. Dr. Sabine Windmann

 

Prof. Dr. Sabine Susanne Windmann

Head of the Group
"Allgemeine Psychologie II"
(Cognitive Psychology)

Contact Details
Goethe University of Frankfurt
Institute of Psychology

Building PEG, Room 5G.066
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt/Main Germany

Tel: +49(0)69 / 798-35313
Mail: s.windmann@psych.uni-frankfurt.de

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Personal Details

Family status:

married, two children

 Education

17.6.2004

Venia legendi in the Cognitive Neurosciences at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Faculty of Psychology

Thesis (opus magnum): „What you see is never what you get: Dissociating top-down biases in perception and memory from bottom-up processes”

16.7.1997

Doctoral Degree (Dr. rer. nat.) from the Faculty I (Psychology) at the University of Trier.

Dissertation: “Unconscious Information Processing in Panic Disorder: Integration of neurobiologcial and psychologcial factors”

1.12.1992

Diploma in Psychology, comparable to MSc

Thesis: „Parameters of pathological and spontaneous eye-blinking“ (Spontaneous eyeblinking as a function of attention in schizophrenic subjects and healthy controls)

10/1989-11/1992

studied Psychology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-University Bonn (Germany), main subjects: Biopsychology, Forensic and Clinical Psychology

20.10.1989

Pre-diploma (comparable to BSc)

10/1987-10/1989

Studied Psychology at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen (Germany)

Academic And Other Positions

Since 04/2006

Full Professor of Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany)

04/2006 – 07/2008

Senior Lecturer and later Reader at University of Plymouth UK (partly)

01/2001 – 05/2005

Lecturer and Researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Biopsychology, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)

12/1998-12/2000

Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego (USA)

10/1997-12/1998

Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Graduate Program KOGNET („Cognition, Brain, and Neural Networks“) at the University Bochum (Germany)

10/1993-10/1997

Research Assistant (fulltime) at the Medical Faculty of the Saarland University (Germany), Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology

01/1993-09/1993

Teaching Assistant at the Department of Clinical and Applied Psychology at the University of Bonn (Germany)

07/1991-10/1991 01/1992-11/1992

Student Assistant and Tutor in the Department of Clinical and Applied Psychology, University of Bonn (Germany)

 Research Interests

  • Decision-making in the face of uncertainty, risk, ambiguity, and conflict
  • Prosocial and moral decision-making
  • Altruistic motivation and moral courage

 Other Experiences

1994 – 2004

Psychological expert on eyewitness credibility [Psychologische Sachverständige] for courts in Trier, Kaiserslautern, Wittlich, and Bochum (Germany)

 Consulting Reviews (selection)

Journal of Abnormal Psychology,  Cognitive Brain Research, Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychophysiology, Neuropsychologia, Cognition and Emotion, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Experimental Psychology: LMC,  Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Brain and Cognition, Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, International Journal of Psychophysiology, Biological Psychiatry, PlosOne