Annekathrin Schacht


Annekathrin Schacht

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

CRC "Text Structures"

Nikolausberger Weg 23

D-37073 Göttingen

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Annekathrin Schacht studied Psychology at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HUB). After receiving her PhD from HUB in 2008, she acquired and led the project “Emotions in Word and Face Processing” (together with W. Sommer), funded by the Cluster of Excellence “Languages of Emotion”. From 2009 to 2010 she worked as Visiting Professor of Psychology of Motivation and Emotion at the University of Potsdam and of Cognitive Neuroscience at HUB. Schacht’s main research interests focus on emotional aspects in language and face processing, and in cognitive conflicts. In 2009, her scientific work has been awarded the Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities for the Support of Young Scholars. In winter 2010, she followed an invitation to a three-month Visiting Professorship at the Swiss Center of Affective Sciences in Geneva, Switzerland.

Schacht was appointed Junior Professor at the University of Göttingen in October 2010.

Curriculum Vitae

Latest Publication:

Grass A, Bayer M, Schacht A (in press). Electrophysiological correlates of emotional content and volume level in spoken word processing. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.