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Dr. Iris Wiegand

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Name: Dr. Iris Wiegand
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Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung für Psychologie
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld
Unit: AE01 / Neuro-Cognitive Psychology
Room: CITEC 2.409
Phone: ++49 (0)521 106 - 4516
Fax: ++49 (0)521 106 - 156934
Email: wiegand 'at' mpib-berlin.mpg.de
Office-Hour: By agreement
 

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@Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Main Research Topics

  • Cognitive Aging
  • Visual Attention and Memory
  • Arousal and Cognitive Performance

Methods

  • Psychophysics
  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Electroencephalography

Grants

  • 2014 - 2016: "Determinants of mental capacity", MOBILEX Mobility Grant, Danish Council for Independent Research (Det Frie Forskningsråd) & FP7 EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND (2.4 mio DKK; ca. 323.000 €).
  • 2017 - 2021: "Attention and Memory Components in Everyday Cognitive Problems in Aging" (702483), Individual Global Fellowship, Horizon 2020 EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (239.861€)

Short CV

  • 2010 - 2013: PhD Candidate, LMU Munich
  • 2013 - 2016: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Copenhagen
  • since 2016: Research Fellow, Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research
  • 2016 - 2018: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard University
  • 2018 - 2019: Parental leave
  • 2019 - 2020: Stand-in Professor, Bielefeld University

Selected Publications

  • Wiegand, I., Seidel, C., & Wolfe, J. (2019). Hybrid foraging search in younger and older age. Psychology and Aging, 34(6), 805-820.

  • Wiegand, I., & Wolfe, J.M. (2019). Age doesn't matter much: Hybrid visual and memory search is preserved in older age. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition.

  • Wiegand, I., & Sander, M.C. (2019). Cue-related processing accounts for age differences in phasic alerting. Neurobiology of Aging, 79, 93-100.

  • Wiegand, I., Lauritzen, M.J., Osler, M., Mortensen, E.L., Rostrup, E., Rask, L., Richard, N., Horwitz, A., Benedek, K. Vangkilde, S., & Petersen, A. (2018). EEG correlates of visual shortterm memory in older age vary with adult lifespan cognitive development. Neurobiology of Aging, 62, 210-220.

  • Wiegand, I., Napiorkowski, N., Töllner, T., Petersen, A., Habekost, T., Müller, H.J., & Finke, K. (2018). Event-related electroencephalographic lateralizations mark individual differences in spatial and nonspatial visual selection. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 30, 482-497.

  • Brosnan, M., Demaria, G., Petersen, A., Dockree, P., Robertson, I.H., & Wiegand, I. (2017). Plasticity of the right-lateralised cognitive reserve network in ageing. Cerebral Cortex, 28, 1749-1759.

  • Wiegand, I., Petersen, A., Finke, K., Lansner, J., Bundesen, C., & Habekost, T. (2017). Behavior and brain measures of phasic alerting effects on visual attention. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 176.

  • Wiegand, I., Töllner, T., Habekost, T., Dyrholm, M., Müller, H.J., & Finke, K. (2014). Distinct neural markers of TVA-based visual processing speed and short-term storage capacity parameters. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 1967-1978.