Institut für Kognitionswissenschaft

Institute of Cognitive Science

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Scientific Staff and Student Researchers


Prof. Dr. Jutta L. Mueller
(Assistant Professor)

Telephone: +49-541-969-3369

Email: jutta.mueller[at]

Office: 50/103

Research Focus

Language processing and language acquisition over the course of life,
Language and memory,
Sequence learning in humans and non-human primates,
Electroencephalography (EEG), Eye-tracking,
functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRT),
Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)


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Tatjana Ahrends

Telephone: +49 541/969-3373

Email: tahrends[at]

Office: 50/105

Office Hours: Monday through Friday: between 9:00 and 11:00

Research Associates


Dr. Mingya Liu
associated scientist

Telephone: +49-541-969-2710

Email: liu.mingya[at]

Personal Homepage

Office: 50/109

Research Focus:

Formal and experimental semantics and pragmatics, comparative linguistics (Chinese vs. German)


Samuel H. Cosper
Former PhD Candidate
(Research Training Group: Situated Cognition)

Currently a Postdoc in Comparative BioCogniton

Telephone: +49-541-969-7376

Email: samuel.cosper[at]

Office: 68/E06

Research Focus:

Language Development, Early Childhood Language Acquisition, Word Learning, Semantics, Embodied Semantics, Embodied Cognition, Electroencephalography (EEG), Eye-Tracking


Ivonne Weyers
PhD Candidate

Telephone: +49-541-969-2247

Email: ivonne.weyers[at]

Office: 50/104

Research Focus:

First Language Acquisition, Language Development, Language Processing, Artificial Grammar Learning, Cognitive Functions and Language, EEG


Sophie Lehfeldt
PhD Candidate
(Research Training Group: Computational Cognition)

Telephone: +49-541-969-3372

Email: sophie.lehfeldt[at]

Office: 50/106

Research Focus:

Perceptually-driven Grammar Learning, Artificial Grammar Learning, Neural Modelling


Juliane Schwab
PhD Candidate
(Research Training Group: Computational Cognition)

Telephone: +49-541-969-2247

Email: jschwab[at]

Office: 50/104

Research Focus:

Semantics, Pragmatics, Acquisition of Polarity Items, Predictions and Memory Processes in Sentence Comprehension, Experimental Semantics and Pragmatics, Language Acquisition

Student Assistants, Bachelor and Master Students


Jannik Schmitt

Student in the Bachelor's


Research Focus:



Quinh Nguyen

Student in the Master's program

Research Focus:

Processing polarity words in a second language, EEG

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