Universität Bielefeld

© Universität Bielefeld

and Action

Dr. rer. Bettina Bläsing

Bielefeld University
Department of Sport Science
Neurocognition and Action - Biomechanics
PF 100131
33501 Bielefeld

Room: CITEC 1.413
Phone: 0521/106-5137

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Research Topics and Teaching

  • Body representation
  • Memory for movement
  • Expertise in dance and sports
  • Neurocognitive dance research and applications
  • Manual action and manual multitasking
  • Motor control and motor learning
  • Cognition and action
  • Action perception
  • Neurobiology of human motor action

Curriculum Vitæ

since 2007 Responsible investigator at the Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC), Bielefeld University
since 2006 Research scientist at the Neurocognition and Action Research Group, Faculty of Psychology and Sport Science, Bielefeld University
2005-2006 Postdoctoral researcher at the Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
Scientific coordinator of the Graduate Programme "Function of Attention in Cognition" (DFG) at the University of Leipzig, Institute of Psychology g
2004-2006 Science journalist (e.g. Die Welt, Berliner Zeitung, GEO, Spektrum der Wissenschaft) and scientific editor (Deutscher Ärzteverlag)
2004-2005 Professional training as scientific editor and science journalist, mibeg-Institut Medien, Cologne; "Qualifizierungsprogramm Wissenschaftsjournalismus", Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh
2004 PhD (Dr. rer. nat) at Bielefeld University, Department of Biological Cybernetics and Theoretical Biology; dissertation: Behaviour and simulation studies of the control of complex adaptive locomotion in stick insects
1998 Master of Science in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland; thesis: Numeracy and looking behaviour in domestic chickens (The Roslin Institute)
1997 Diplom in Biology, Bielefeld University; thesis: Effects of methamphetamine on the maturation of prefrontal pyramidal cells

Positions and Memberships

  • German Society for Cognitive Science (GK)
  • Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC): Scientific Board (2007-2014), Extended Scientific Board (since 2014)
  • Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab): Graduate School Board (since 2007)

Scientific Awards and Honours

  • Best Paper Award (3rd place) at the 12th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society (KogWis2016), Bremen, 2016
  • Best Paper Award (first place) at the 12th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society (KogWis2014), Tübingen, 2014