Curriculum Vitae

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrich Ansorge

Full Professor of Cognitive Psychology
Department of Cognition, Emotion, and Methods in Psychology
Faculty of Psychology
University of Vienna

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Education/Academic Degrees

2005 Postdoctoral dissertation (“Habilitation”), Faculty of Psychology and Sports Sciences, University of Bielefeld, Germany
2000 Ph.D., Psychology (magna cum laude), University of Bielefeld, Germany
1997 Diploma (M.Sc. equivalent), Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Academic Career and Positions Held

since 10/2009 Professor (Cognitive Psychology), Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna
10/2008-10/2009 Visiting Professor, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna
10/2007-10/2008 Heisenberg fellow of the DFG: University of Osnabrück, Germany (10/2007 – 03/2008); Birkbeck College London, UK (04/2008 – 09/2008)
04/2006-09/2007 Associate Professor (“Vertretungsprofessur”) General Psychology; University of Osnabrück, Germany
08/1997-03/2006 Research assistant; Faculty of Psychology und Sports Science; University of Bielefeld, Germany

Research: Main Areas and Significance

Attention, vision, language, automatic processing and conscious versus nonconscious processing.

We showed several times and regarding different types of processing that the classical view of automatic processing as stimulus-driven is wrong. Instead, with very few exceptions, automatic processing is flexible and depends on top-down control, only often in subtle and indirect ways.

Bibliometrics (as of February 2023):
166 co-authored, peer-reviewed articles (including in press), one textbook, several book chapters

SCOPUS: 5,032
Google Scholar: 4,722

Web of Science: 26
Google Scholar: 40

Google Scholar: 98

Research Achievements (Selection)

Heisenberg Grant by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) 2006
Associate Editor: Psychological Research (since 2013)
Consulting Editor: Journal of Experimental Psychology (since 2012)
Ad-hoc reviewer for numerous ISI journals: e.g., Neuroscience, Psychological Science, Psychological Bulletin
Grant reviewing: e.g., National Science Foundation (NSF), USA; Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Israel Science Foundation (ISF)