Dr. Mareike Bayer

Mareike Bayer studied Psychology at the Universities of Würzburg and Portsmouth. She received her PhD in 2011 at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin for a dissertation on emotion effects in visual language processing. During her doctoral studies, she was a member of the interdisciplinary graduate program Berlin School of Mind and Brain (funded by the German Excellence Initiative). Her research focuses on the processing of emotional content in language and pictorial stimuli, using behavioral data as well as event-related potentials, pupil activity, facial muscle activity, and skin conductance responses.

Since April 2012, she is a member of the Junior Research Group “Experimental Psycholinguistics”.

In winter 2012/2013 Mareike Bayer filled in for Prof. Dr. Annekathrin Schacht as leader of the Junior Research Group „Experimental Psycholinguistics“.