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Curriculum Vitae - Sabine Grimm

Education & Academic Degrees

2006 Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Leipzig, Germany
Thesis: Representations of auditory time: Pre-attentive and attentive processing of temporal sound features.
2002 Diploma (~ equivalent to MSc) in Psychology, University of Leipzig, Germany
Diploma thesis: The double-flash-phenomenon - temporal aspects of visual perception.
1996 Abitur, Goethe-Gymnasium Reichenbach


since 01/2017 Deputy Professor of "Structure and function of cognitive systems", Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
since 10/2013 Assistant Professor (Akademische Assistentin), at the Cognitive & Biological Psychology Unit of the Institute of Psychology, University of Leipzig, Germany
2012 - 2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, University of Barcelona, Spain
2009 - 2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship Juan de La Cierva with the project "Towards the human correlates of fast auditory novelty detection" (JCI 2009-04401) at the University of Barcelona, Spain
2008 - 2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the project "Brainglot - Bilingualism and Cognitive Neuroscience" (CSD 2007-00012) in the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group at the University of Barcelona, Spain
2006 - 2008 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the project “The neuroscience of distraction and involuntary attention: an electrophysiological and neuropsychological investigation” (GIF 815-8.4/2004) at the Institute of Psychology I, University of Leipzig, Germany
2002 - 2006 Research Fellow in the research project “Duration processing in the auditory system – sensory versus cognitively controlled time” in the context of the priority programme "Central auditory processing of temporal information" (SPP 1046) at the Institute of Psychology I, University of Leipzig, Germany

Grants / Scholarships / Awards

2014 German Research Foundation (DFG) Project "Rapid learning of unfamiliar sound patterns based on spectrotemporal matching mechanisms" (GR 3412/2-1, Duration: 2015-2017)
2013 Successful candidate for a Postdoctoral Fellowship Ramon y Cajal of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competition (Duration: 5(+2) years)
2009 Postdoctoral Fellowship Juan de la Cierva (JCI 2009-04401) of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (Duration: 2009-2012)
2007 DFG grant for a conference trip to the Meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Marseille, France
2007 Junior Scientist Award of the German Society for Psychophysiological Research (DGPA)

Reviewer Activity

  • National Science Foundation
  • OTKA - Hungarian Scientific Research Fund
  • Behavioral and Brain Function
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Biological Psychology
  • Brain Research
  • Brain
  • Brain Research
  • Cerebral Cortex
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • European Journal of Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Hearing Research
  • International Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Journal of Neurophysiology
  • Journal of Neuroscience
  • Neuroimage
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neuroscience
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • PLoS ONE
  • Psychophysiology
  • Schizophrenia Research
  • Scientific Reports


Cognitive and Biological Psychology

University of Leipzig
Faculty of Life Sciences
Institute of Psychology
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