Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995
    Diplom degree in physics, University of Göttingen, Germany

  • 2000
    Doctor of Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) in theoretical physics, University of Göttingen

  • 2001
    Diplom degree in psychology, University of Göttingen

  • 2001 – 2004
    Postdoc, Department of Psychology and Centre for Neural Science, New York University, USA

  • 2006
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) and venia legendi (authorisation to teach) in psychology, Giessen University, Germany

  • Since 2009
    Heisenberg Fellow, Centre for Neural Science, New York University

Selected publications

  • Trommershäuser, J., Glimcher, P.W., Gegenfurtner, K.R.: Visual processing, learning and feedback in the primate eye movement system. In: Trends Neurosci. 32, 2009. S. 583-590.

  • Trommershäuser, J.: Biases and optimality of sensory-motor and cognitive decisions. In: Prog. Brain. Res. 174, 2009. S. 267-278.

  • Trommershäuser, J., Maloney, L.T., Landy, M.S.: Decision making, movement planning and statistical decision theory. In: Trends Cogn Sci. 12, 2008. S. 291-297.

  • Trommershäuser, J., Landy, M.S., Maloney, L.T.: Humans rapidly estimate expected gain in movement planning. In: Psychol Sci. 17, 2006. S. 981-988.


Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Society for Neuroscience

  • Society for Neuroeconomics

  • German Physical Society

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