Wiebke Hammerschmidt studied Psychology (B.Sc.) at the University of Muenster. 2014 she graduated (M.Sc.) in Psychology at the University of Goettingen. In her Master's thesis she investigated effects of emotional meaning in written and synthesized spoken word processing.
Since December 2014 she is a research fellow at the Junior Research Group "Experimental Psycholinguistics".
In her doctoral thesis she focuses on the dissociation of biological and associated salience in human faces.