M.Sc. Michael Vesker
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Raum F 115
Fachbereich 06 Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung für Entwicklungspsychologie
I am interested in the development of emotion and face perception, and how these might affect a child's ability to learn and socialize. I'm also very interested in the usage of interactive web technology in areas such as conducting experiments over the internet, or the remote implementation of educational and therapeutic approaches.
- 2014 - Present. Doctoral student and researcher, Department of Developmental Psychology, University of Giessen, Germany: Studying the development of children’s abilities to integrate visual and auditory information for the purpose of emotion perception. This research is being conducted under the framework of the SFB research group Cardinal Mechanisms of Perception.
- 2010 - 2013. M.Sc. student in biology and research assistant, Center for Vision Research, York University, Canada: Studied the mechanisms by which the visual system processes information in the human brain, with an emphasis on face-recognition. Graduated: June, 2013
- 2005 - 2010. B.Sc. student in Biochemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, York University, Canada. Graduated: June, 2010
Kauschke C, Bahn D, Vesker M and Schwarzer G (2019) The Role of Emotional Valence for the Processing of Facial and Verbal Stimuli—Positivity or Negativity Bias? Front. Psychol. 10:1654. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01654
- Vesker, M, Bahn, D, Degé , F, Kauschke, C, and Schwarzer, G (2019) Identification of Emotional Facial Expressions in the Lab and Over the Internet. Psychology, Journal of the HSE (in press)
- Vesker M, Bahn D, Degé F, Kauschke C, Schwarzer G (2018) Developmental changes in the categorical processing of positive and negative facial expressions. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0201521. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0201521