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M.Sc. Tharanirakshita Asokan

Ph.D. Student


Tel.: +49 (0) 641 99 26063

E-mail: Tharanirakshita.Asokan


Room F 115

Justus Liebig University Giessen

FB 06 Psychology and Sport Science

Developmental Psychology

Otto-Behaghel-Strasse 10 F

35394 Giessen

Research interests

  • Development of Motor skills and predictive abilities in perception and action in early and late childhood.
  • Attention, perception, distractor suppression mechanisms in humans.
  • Neuroscientific Methods: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Electroencephalography (EEG) and Eye Tracker


Curriculum vitae

Research assistant/ Doctoral student in the cluster project "SFB- Cardinal Mechanisms of Perception; A7 Project" in the Department of Developmental Psychology, Justus Liebig University Gießen, Germany.

Research assistant at the NEXUS-Emergent Attention Lab in the Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, Section of Physiology and Psychology, University of Verona, Italy. (Working group of Prof. Leonardo Chelazzi)

Master of Science in Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Bachelor of Science in Zoology Honours, Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India