Universität Bielefeld

© Universität Bielefeld

and Action

PD Dr. Dirk Koester

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

Room: CITEC 1.410
Phone: 0521/106-2420

Consultation Hours: Wed 13:30 - 14:30

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Research Topics and Teaching

  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Sport psychology
  • >Cognitive psychology
  • Movement science
  • Psychophysiology (EEG)
  • Action representation
  • Action control
  • Movement memory
  • Working memory
  • Learning/training
  • (Visual) Perception
  • Language
  • Domain interaction

Curriculum Vitæ

since 2016 Assistent lecturer (Akademischer Oberrat a.Z.) Faculty of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Bielefeld University, Germany
2016 Habilitation (Venia legendi in Psychology): Bielefeld University, Germany, 2016
since 2010 Member of CITEC Graduate School Board (Mittelbauvertreter), Bielefeld University
2010-2016 Assistent lecturer (Akademischer Rat a.Z.) Faculty of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Bielefeld University
2009-2010 Research associate, Center of Excellence - Cognitive Interaction Technology, Bielefeld University
2007-2008 Research associate, F.C. Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2008 Guest researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2006-2008 Research associate, Leiden University, Cognitive Psychology & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden, The Netherlands
2005-2008 Post-doc, Maastricht University, Dept. of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht, The Netherlandsd
2004-2005 Post-doc, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Dept. of Psychology, Leipzig
2004 Ph.D. (Psychology), Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dept. of Neuropsychology, Leipzig
2000 Diploma (Psychology): Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany, 2000
1098-1999 Visiting student: University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, 1998-1999.
1989-1993 Job training MTG-mbH, Erfurt, Germany, 1993 (electronics specialist).

Positions and Memberships

  • Head of the EEG-Cognition-Lab
  • International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society

Scientific Awards and Honours

  • Best paper award, Society of Cognitive Science (2016)
  • Travel grant (congress), DAAD (2015)
  • Travel grant (congress), DAAD (2013)
  • Travel grant (research stay), ESF (2012)
  • Invitation to Schlössmann-Seminar (Max Planck Society) (2005)
  • Annual stipend, Universität Mainz & University of Glasgow (1998-1999)


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