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M.Sc. Katja Langer


Ruhr University Bochum
Department of Cognitive Psychology
44780 Bochum, Germany

Room: IB 6-79
Phone: +49-234-32-24632
E-Mail: katja.langer@rub.de


Curriculum Vitae


since 2018: PhD Student
Department of Cognitive Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum

since 2017: Work on a license as a Psychological Psychotherapist
Cognitive-behavioral therapy / "klärungsorientierte Psychotherapie", Institute of Psychological Psychotherapy (IPP) Bochum 

2014-2016: M.Sc. in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
Ruhr University Bochum
Thesis: “Relationship between two mineralocorticoid receptor polymorphisms and the stress-induced influence of multiple memory systems”

2015: Neuropsychological Internship
Alfried Krupp Centre for medicine and rehabilitation, Essen

2011-2014: B.Sc. in Psychology (Focus: Cognitive Neuroscience)
Ruhr University Bochum
Thesis: “Modulation of neuronal EEG correlates related to empathy of pain”

2014: Psychotherapeutic Internship
Mental hospital for rehabilitation of substance abuse "Die Fähre", Essen

since 2018: Research Assistant
Department of Cognitive Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum

2017-2018: Psychotherapist-in-Training
Johanniter Clincial Centre, mental Hospital, Oberhausen

2014-2016: Student Assistant
Department of Biopsychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum

2013-2014: Student Assistant
"Projektteam Testentwicklung", Ruhr University Bochum

  • Stress and cortisol effects on cognitive emotion regulation
  • Stress: Stress Induction in Humans, Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • Emotions/Emotion Regulation: Psychophysiology of Emotions (Pupillometry, HRV)
  • Genetics: DNA Extraction and Genotyping
  • Psychotherapy: Personality Disorders, KOP, Emotion-focused / Process-oriented therapy methods

2011 - 2019: Recipient of the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" scholarship

German Psychological Society (DGPs)

  • Section Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology
  • Section Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Neuropsychologia

Current Teaching Activities

  • Seminar “Kognition I: Wahrnehmung, Aufmerksamkeit, Gedächtnis“
    B.Sc. Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum

Past Teaching Activities

  • Seminar “Kognition II: Sprache, Denken, Problemlösen”
    B.Sc. Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum
  • Tutor of the Seminar “Evolution & Emotion”
    B.Sc. Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum
  • Tutor of the Seminar “Lernen”
    B.Sc. Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum