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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Dipl.-Psych. Thomas Lachmann

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Phone+49 (0)631 / 205 5032
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List of publications and downloads

Citations (Google Scholar Citations)

Journal Publications in, e.g.: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Child Development; Human Brain Mapping; NeuroImage; Brain and Language; Intelligence; Attention, Perception and Psychophysics; Cognitive Brain Research; Research in Developmental Disabilities; Acta Psychologica; Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Experimental Psychology; Cognitive Processing; International Journal of Psychophysiology; Cognitive Neuropsychology; Perception; Developmental Neuropsychology; Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology; Psychological Research; Reading and Writing; European Journal of Cognitive Psychology; Psychology Science; Creativity Research Journal; Japanese Psychological Research; Noise and Health;  Neuroscience Letters; Frontiers in Psychology; Frontiers in Developmental Psychology; Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience; Lernen und Lernstörungen; Hörakustik; Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie, and others. Editorships and chapters in books published by Erlbaum, Springer, Kluwer, Sage and others.

Selection of books (full list of publications and downloads)

Ad-hoc reviews

Reviews for indexed journals: Developmental Science; Psychological Bulletin; Psychological Review; Research in Developmental Disabilities; Consciousness and Cognition; Brain Structure and Function; Psychonomic Bulletin and Review; Human Brain Mapping; Brain and Language; Brain Research; NeuroImage; Acta Psychologica; Journal of Memory and Language; Neurocase; Neuropsychologia; Dyslexia-An interdisciplinary Journal; Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie; Journal of Neuropsychology; Perception and Psychophysics; Cognitive Science; International Journal of Psychophysiology; Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology; Psychology Science; Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition; Cognitive Processing; Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience; Clinical Neuropysiology; Frontiers in Psychology; Learning and individual differences; Frontiers in Cognitive Science; Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und pädagogische Psychologie; International Journal of Mind, Brain and Cognition; Advances in Cognitive Psychology; Psychologie in Eriehung und Unterricht; Reading and Writing; Education Research; Neuroscience Journal; Gestaltpsychology Journal; PlosOne, and others.
Reviews for funding and projects (above 250,000 USD): Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Wellcome Trust, Österreichische Nationalbank, German-Israeli-Foundation (GIF), Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO), Austrian Ministry of Science and Research (BMWF, Sparkling Science)

Research Grants

Grants from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), State and Federal Ministries of Science (Rheinland-Pfalz, Hessen, Sachsen, Brandenburg), Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer - Dienst (KAAD), Departement of International Affairs (ISGS), German Israel Foundation of Research and Science, German Academic Exchange Service, scientific institutions and industry, in total of about 4 Million Dollars. 

Curriculum Vitae

1990 - 1995Study of psychology at the Universities of Rostock and Leipzig
1992Study and research period at the Center for Human Information Processing at the University of California at San Diego (Prof. J. O. Miller)
1995Diploma; Grad.-student program at the University of Leipzig, Institute of Cognitive Psychology (Supervisor: Prof. H.-G. Geissler)
1997Study and research period at the Center for Human Information Processing at the University of California at San Diego (Prof. W. McGill / Prof. H. Pashler)
1997 - 1998Teaching assistant at the University of Leipzig
1998Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.)
1998 - 2005Postdoc (Assistant Professor, C1)
2001 - 2011Visiting Scientist at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute Wako-shi (Tokio), Japan
2004Habilitation (Dr. habil.)
2005Professor of Psychology at the University of Bamberg
2006Calls for full professorships (chairs) at the University of Kaiserslautern, the University of Bamberg, the University of Trier, the University of Cologne, the University of Duisburg and Essen
since 2006Full Professor of Psychology (chair) at the University of Kaiserslautern, head of department
2008 - 2011Senator (university board, senat) and Dean
2011 -2013Dean for Research
since 2014Head of Center for Cognitive Science, Director of Graduate School of Cognitive Science, Speaker of Research Initiative (Universitärer Potentialbereich Cognitive Science)