Research Seminar

Im Forschungskolloquium
Allgemeine und Biologische Psychologie
werden am

Dienstag, 20. März 2018

Conny Thees
zum Thema:
Wirksamkeitsanalyse eines Stärken- und Ressourcentrainings
[Vorstellung Masterarbeit]


Reyni Nooryanie
zum Thema:
[Vorstellung Bachelorarbeit]


Nils Boesner
zum Thema:
Deindividuation im Straßenverkehr


time: 17:30 p.m.
building H1, room 205

You are cordially invited

Recent Publication

Leder, H., Tinio, P. P. L., Brieber, D., Kröner, T., Jacobsen, T., & Rosenberg, R. (accepted). Symmetry is not a universal law of beauty. Empirical Studies of the Arts.
















Peer-refereed journal contributions

Leder, H., Tinio, P. P. L., Brieber, D., Kröner, T., Jacobsen, T., & Rosenberg, R. (accepted). Symmetry is not a universal law of beauty. Empirical Studies of the Arts.

Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2018). Shifting the set of stimulus selection when switching between tasks. Psychological Research, 82(1), 134-145. [abstract] [doi]

Jacobsen, T., Klein, S., & Löw, A. (2018). The posterior sustained negativity revisited – an SPN reanalysis of Jacobsen and Höfel (2003). Symmetry, 10, 27. [full text] [abstract] [doi]

Liu, C., Brattico, E., Abu-Jamous, B., Pereira, C., Jacobsen, T., & Nandi, A. K. (2017). Effect of explicit evaluation on neural connectivity related to listening to unfamiliar music. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11:611. [full text] [abstract] [doi]

Jacobsen, T., & Beudt, S. (2017). Domain generality and domain specificity in aesthetic appreciation. New Ideas in Psychology, 47, 97-102.

Menninghaus, W., Wagner, V., Hanich, J., Wassiliwizky, E., Jacobsen, T., & Koelsch, S. (2017). The distancing-embracing model of the enjoyment of negative emotions in art reception. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e347. [abstract]   [doi] 

Wassiliwizky, E., Koelsch, S., Wagner, V., Jacobsen, T., & Menninghaus, W. (2017). The emotional power of poetry: neural circuitry, psychophysiology, compositional principles. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, (8), 1229-1240. [full text]  [abstract]  [doi]

Wendt, M., Klein, S., & Strobach, T. (2017). More than attentional tuning – investigating the mechanisms underlying practice gains and preparation in task switching. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:682. [abstract]   [doi] 

Menninghaus, W., Wagner, V., Wassiliwizky, E., Jacobsen, T., & Knoop, C. A. (2017). The emotional and aesthetic powers of parallelistic diction. Poetics,63, 47-59. [abstract]  [doi] 

Wendt, M., Kähler, S. T., Luna-Rodriguez, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2017). Adoption of task-specific sets of visual attention. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:687. [full text]   [abstract]   [doi] 

Wirkner, J., Weymar, M., Löw, A., Hamm, C., Struck, A.-M., Kirschbaum, C., & Hamm, A. O. (in press). Cognitive functioning and emotion processing in breast cancer survivors and controls: An ERP pilot study. Psychophysiology.

Frey, J. D., Wendt, M., Löw, A., Möller, S., Zölzer, U., & Jacobsen, T. (2017). Changes in room acoustics elicit a mismatch negativity in the absence of overall interaural intensity differences. Neuroscience Letters, 640, 13-20.[abstract]   [doi] 

Wassiliwizky, E., Jacobsen, T., Heinrich, J., Schneiderbauer, M., & Menninghaus, W. (2017). Tears falling on goosebumps: Co-occurrence of emotional lacrimation and emotional piloerection indicates a psychophysiological climax in emotional arousal. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:41. [full text]   [abstract]   [doi]  

Jacobsen, T., & Beudt, S. (2017). Stability and variability in aesthetic experience: a review. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:143. [full text]  [abstract]  [doi] 

Jost, K., Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., Löw, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2017). Strategic control over extent and timing of distractor-based response activation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43(2),326-333. [abstract]   [doi]  

Mühlenbeck, C., Jacobsen, T., Pritsch,C., & Liebal, K. (2017). Cultural and species differences in gazing patterns for marked and decorated objects: a comparative eye-tracking study. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:6. [full text]   [abstract]   [doi]  

Wagner, V., Klein, J., Hanich, J., Shah, M., Menninghaus, W., & Jacobsen, T. (2016). Anger framed: A field study on emotion, pleasure, and art. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 10(2), 134-146.[abstract] [doi]

Mühlenbeck, C., Liebal, K., Pritsch, C., & Jacobsen, T. (2016). Differences in the visual perception of symmetric patterns in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus abelii) and two human cultural groups: a comparative eye-tracking study. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:408. [full text]  [abstract]   [doi] 

Knoop, C., Wagner, V., Jacobsen, T., & Menninghaus, W. (2016). Mapping the aesthetic space of literature “from below”. Poetics, 56, 39-45. [full text]  [abstract]   [doi] 

Brattico, E., Bogert, B., Alluri, V., Tervaniemi, M., Eerola, T., & Jacobsen, T. (2016). It’s sad but I like it: The neural dissociation between musical emotions and liking in experts and laypersons. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:676. [full text]  [abstract]   [doi] 

Jost, K., & Mayr, U. (2016). Switching between filter settings reduces the efficient utilization of visual working memory. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience,16(2), 207-218.

Khader, P. H., Pachur, T., Weber, L. A. E. & Jost, K. (2016). Neural signatures of controlled and automatic retrieval processes in memory-based decision making. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(1), 69-83.

Wesemann, U., Kowalski, J. T., Jacobsen, T., Beudt, S., Jacobs, H., Fehr, J., Büchler, J., & Zimmermann, P. L. (2016). Evaluation of a technology-based adaptive learning and prevention program for stress response – a randomized controlled trial. Military Medicine, 181,(8), 863-871. [full text] [abstract] [doi]

Steinberg, J., Jacobsen, T.K. & Jacobsen, T. (2016). Repair or violation detection? Pre-attentive processing strategies of phonotactic illegality demonstrated on the constraint of g-deletion in German. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 59, 557-571. [abstract]   [doi]  

Ventura-Bort, C., Löw, A., Wendt, J., Dolcos, F., Hamm, A. O., & Weymar, M. (2016). When neutral turns significant: Brain dynamics of rapidly formed associations between neutral stimuli and emotional contexts. European Journal of Neuroscience, 44(5), 2176-2183.

Ventura-Bort, C., Löw, A., Wendt, J., Moltó, J., Poy, R., Dolcos, F., Hamm, A. O., & Weymar, M. (2016). Binding neutral information to emotional contexts: Brain dynamics of long-term recognition memory. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16(2), 234-247.

Beudt, S. & Jacobsen, T. (2015). On the role of mentalizing processes in aesthetic appreciation: An ERP study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:600. [full text]  [abstract]   [doi]  

Mühlenbeck, C.A., Liebal, K., Pritsch, C., & Jacobsen, T. (2015). Gaze duration biases for colours in combination with dissonant and consonant sounds: a comparative eye-tracking study with orangutans. PLOS ONE, 10(10). [full text]   [abstract]   [doi]  

Löw, A., Weymar, M., & Hamm, A. O. (2015). When threat is near, get out of here dynamics of defensive behavior during freezing and active avoidance. Psychological Science, 26, 1706-1716.

Wassiliwizky, E., Wagner, V., Jacobsen, T. & Menninghaus, W. (2015). Art-elicited chills indicate states of being moved. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 9(4), 405-416. [abstract] [doi]

Mühlenbeck, C.A., Liebal, K., Pritsch, C., & Jacobsen, T. (2015). Gaze duration biases for colours in combination with dissonant and consonant sounds: a comparative eye-tracking study with orangutans. PLOS ONE, 10(10). [full text]  [abstract]  [doi]  

Menninghaus, W., Wagner, V., Hanich, J., Wassiliwizky, E., Kuehnast, M., & Jacobsen, T. (2015). Towards a psychological construct of being moved, PLOS ONE, 10(6). [full text]   [abstract]   [doi]  

Frey, J.D., Wendt, M., & Jacobsen, T. (2015). Automatic detection of unattended changes in room acoustics. Neuroscience Letters, 584, 162-167. [abstract]   [doi] 

Michalowski, J. M., Pané-Farré, C. A., Löw, A., & Hamm, A. O. (2015). Brain dynamics of visual attention during anticipation and encoding of threat-and safe-cues in spider-phobic individuals. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, nsv002.

Wirkner, J., Loew, A., Hamm, A. O., & Weymar, M. (2015). New learning following reactivation in the human brain: Targeting emotional memories through rapid serial visual presentation. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 119, 63-68.

Alius, M. G., Pané‐Farré, C. A., Löw, A., & Hamm, A. O. (2015). Modulation of the blink reflex and P3 component of the startle response during an interoceptive challenge. Psychophysiology, 52(1), 140-148.

Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2014). Utility-based early modulation of processing distracting stimulus information. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(50), 16720-16725. [abstract]  [doi] 

Truckenbrodt, H., Steinberg, J., Jacobsen, T.K., & Jacobsen, T. (2014). Evidence for the role of German final devoicing in pre-attentive speech processing: a Mismatch Negativity study. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1317. [full text]   [abstract]  [doi] 

Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2014). Sequential modulation of distractor-interference produced by semantic generalization of stimulus features. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1271. [full text]  [abstract]   [doi] 

Kuehnast, M., Wagner, V., Wassiliwizky, E., Jacobsen, T., & Menninghaus, W. (2014). Being moved: linguistic representation and conceptual structure. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1242. [full text]   [abstract] 

Wendt, M., Garling, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2014). Exploring conflict- and target-related movement of visual attention. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(6), 1053-1073.

Wendt, M., Kiesel, A., Geringswald, F., Purmann, S., & Fischer, R. (2014). Attentional adjustment to conflict strength: Evidence from the effects of manipulating flanker-target SOA on response times and prestimulus pupil size. Experimental Psychology, 61, 55-67.

Hanich, J., Wagner, V., Shah, M., Jacobsen, T. & Menninghaus, W. (2014). Why we like to watch sad films. The pleasure of being moved in aesthetic experiences. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(2), 130-143.

Wagner, V., Menninghaus, W., Hanich, J. & Jacobsen, T. (2014). Art schema effects on affective experience: The case of disgusting images. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(2), 120-129.

Jaworek, A., Weymar, M., Löw, A., & Hamm, A. O. (2014). Brain potentials reflecting spontaneous retrieval of emotional long-term memories. Cognitive neuroscience, 5(3-4), 168-176.

Merkt, J., Singmann, H., Bodenburg, S., Goossens-Merkt, H., Kappes, A., Wendt, M., & Gawrilow, C. (2013). Flanker performance in female college students with ADHD–a diffusion model analysis. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 5, 321-341.

Roye, A., Jacobsen, T. & Schröger, E. (2013). Discrimination of personally significant from non-significant sounds: A training study. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 13(4), 930-943.[abstract] 

May, M., & Wendt, M. (2013). Visual perspective taking and laterality decisions: Problems and possible solutions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 549.[full text] 

Kappes, A., Wendt, M., Reinelt, T. & Oettingen, G. (2013). Mental contrasting changes the meaning of reality. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49(5), 797-810.

Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., Kiesel, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2013). Conflict adjustment devoid of perceptual selection. Acta Psychologica, 144(1), 31-39. [abstract] 

Brattico, E., Bogert, B. & Jacobsen, T. (2013). Toward a neural chronometry for the aesthetic experience of music. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 206. [full text]   [abstract] 

Wendt, M., Kiesel, A., Mathew, H., Luna-Rodriguez, A. & Jacobsen, T. (2013). Irrelevant stimulus processing when switching between tasks, Zeitschrift für Psychologie/Journal of Psychology, 221(1), 41-50. [doi]

Istók, E., Brattico, E., Jacobsen, T., Ritter, A. & Tervaniemi, M. (2013). ‘I love rock ‘n’ roll’ – Music genre preference modulates brain responses to music. Biological Psychology, 92(2), 142-151. [full text]   [abstract] 

Jacobsen, T.K., Steinberg, J., Truckenbrodt, H. & Jacobsen, T. (2013). Mismatch negativity (MMN) to successive deviants within one hierarchically structured auditory object, International Journal of Psychophysiology, 87(1), 1-7. [abstract] 

Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., Reisenauer, R., Jacobsen, T. & Dreisbach, G. (2012). Sequential modulation of cue use in the task switching paradigm, Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 287. [full text]   [abstract] 

Abraham, A., Beudt, S., Ott, D. V. M., & von Cramon, D. Y. (2012). Creative cognition and the brain: Dissociations between frontal, parietal-temporal and basal ganglia groups. Brain Research, 1482, 55-70.

Jenuwein, M., Zimmermann, P., Ungerer, J., Fuchs, S., Beudt, S., Jacobsen, T., Alliger-Horn, C., Gerber, W.D., Niederberger, U., Petermann, F. & Kowalski, J.T. (2012). Zum Schweregrad der Posttraumatischen Belastungsstörung im militärischen Kontext. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 60(4), 309-314.

May, M., & Wendt, M. (2012). Separating imagined spatial transformations and spatial compatibility effects in the own body transformation task. Cognitive Processing, 13(1), 257-260. [abstract] 

Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A. & Jacobsen, T. (2012). Conflict-induced perceptual filtering. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38(3), 675-686. [abstract] 

Rimmele, J., Sussman, E., Keitel, C., Jacobsen, T. & Schröger, E. (2012). Electrophysiological evidence for age effects on sensory memory processing of tonal patterns. Psychology and Aging, 27(2), 384-398 [abstract] 

Steinberg, J., Truckenbrodt, H. & Jacobsen, T. (2012). The role of stimulus cross-splicing in an event-related potentials study. Misleading formant transitions hinder automatic phonological processing. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131(4), 3120-3140. [full text] [abstract] [doi] 

Kirmse, U., Schröger, E. & Jacobsen, T. (2012). Familiarity of environmental sounds is used to establish auditory rules. NeuroReport, 23(5), 320-324. [abstract] 

Brattico, E., Alluri, V., Bogert, B., Jacobsen, T., Vartiainen, N., Nieminen, S. K. & Tervaniemi, M. (2011). A functional MRI study of happy and sad emotions in music with and without lyrics. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 308. [full text]   [abstract] 

Wendt, M. & Kiesel, A. (2011). Conflict adaptation in time: Foreperiods as contextual cues for attentional adjustment. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 910-916.

Müller, M., Klein, J. & Jacobsen, T. (2011). Beyond demand: Investigating spontaneous evaluation of chord progressions with the affective priming paradigm. Music Perception, 29(1), 93-108. [abstract] 

Gawrilow, C., Merkt, J., Bodenburg, S., Goossens-Merkt, H. & Wendt, M. (2011). Multitasking in adults with ADHD. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 3, 253-264.

Baess, P., Horváth, J., Jacobsen, T. & Schröger, E. (2011). Selective suppression of self-initiated sounds in an auditory stream. An ERP study. Psychophysiology, 48(9), 1276-1283. [abstract] 

Steinberg, J., Truckenbrodt, H. &  Jacobsen, T. (2011). Phonotactic constraint violations in German grammar are detected automatically in auditory speech processing – a human event-related potentials study. Psychophysiology, 48(9), 1208-1216. [abstract] 

Purmann, S., Badde, S., Luna-Rodriguez, A., & Wendt, M. (2011). Adaptation to frequent conflict in the Eriksen flanker task: An ERP study. Journal of Psychophysiology, 25, 50-59.

Brattico, E., Jacobsen, T., De Baene, W., Glerean, E. & Tervaniemi, M. (2010). Cognitive vs. affective listening modes and judgments of music – An ERP study. Biological Psychology, 85(3) 393-409.[abstract] 

Kiesel, A., Steinhauser, M., Wendt, M., Falkenstein, M., Jost, K., Philipp, A. M., & Koch, I. (2010). Control and interference in task switching –  A review. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 849-847.[abstract] 

Steinberg, J., Truckenbrodt, H. & Jacobsen, T. (2010). Preattentive phonotactic processing as indexed by the mismatch negativity. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(10), 2174-2185. [abstract]   suppl. material

Steinberg, J., Truckenbrodt, H. & Jacobsen, T. (2010). Activation and application of an obligatory phonotactic constraint in German during automatic speech processing is revealed by human event-related potentials. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 77(1), 13-20.[abstract] 

Roye, A., Schröger, E., Jacobsen, T. & Gruber, T. (2010). Is my mobile ringing? Evidence for rapid processing of a personally significant sound in humans. The Journal of Neuroscience, 30(21), 7310-7313. [abstract] 

Jacobsen, T. (2010). Beauty and the brain: culture, history and individual differences in aesthetic appreciation. Journal of Anatomy, 216(2), 184-191. [abstract] 


Wendt, M. (2013). Allgemeine Psychologie – Wahrnehmung. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Contributed work

Klein, J., Jacobsen, T. & Hirte, M. (2015). Infame Perspektiven – Das Experiment. In Klein, J., von Koppenfels, M., Hirte, M. & Jacobsen, T., (Hrsg.) (2015). Infame Perspektiven. Grenzen und Möglichkeiten von Performativität und Imagination  . (S. 112-153). Berlin: Theater der Zeit.

Hirte, M., Jacobsen, T., Klein, J. & von Koppenfels, M. (2015). Vorbemerkung: Perspektive als Skandal. In Klein, J., von Koppenfels, M., Hirte, M. & Jacobsen, T., (Hrsg.) (2015). Infame Perspektiven. Grenzen und Möglichkeiten von Performativität und Imagination  (S. 6-11). Berlin: Theater der Zeit.

Jacobsen, T. (2013). On the electrophysiology of aesthetic processing. In S. Finger, D.W. Zaidel, F. Boller & J. Bogousslavsky (Eds.), The fine Arts, Neurology, and Neuroscience: New Discoveries and Changing Landscapes   (S. 159-168). New York: Elsevier.

Jacobsen, T. (2010). In der Tradition Fechners: zur psychologischen Ästhetik heute. In A. Meischner-Metge (Hrsg.), Gustav Theodor Fechner – Werk und Wirkung (S. 117-124). Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag.

Jacobsen, T. (2010). On the psychophysiology of aesthetics: Automatic and controlled processes of aesthetic appreciation. In I. Czigler & I. Winkler (Eds.), Unconscious memory representations in perception. Processes and mechanisms in the brain   (S. 245-257). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Jacobsen, T. (2009). Zur Psychologie der Ästhetik. Eine Brücke zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft. In J. Klein (Hrsg. (), per.Spice! Wirklichkeit und Relativität des Ästhetischen  S. 161-174). Berlin: Theater der Zeit.


Klein, J., von Koppenfels, M., Hirte, M. & Jacobsen, T., (Hrsg.) (2015). Infame Perspektiven. Grenzen und Möglichkeiten von Performativität und Imagination. Berlin: Theater der Zeit.

Journal publications without peer-review

Jacobsen, T. (accepted). Cultural sciences and representation of culture in the mind, and body: Comment on “An integrative review of the enjoyment of sadness associated with music” by Tuomas Eerola et al. Physics of Life Reviews. [doi]

Menninghaus, W., Wagner, V., Hanich, J., Wassiliwizky, E., Jacobsen, T., & Koelsch, S. (2017). Negative Emotions in Art Reception: Refining Theoretical Assumptions and Adding Variables to the Distancing-Embracing-Model. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e380. [doi]

Jacobsen, T. (2017). Aesthetic episodes, domains, and the mind. Comment on “Move me, astonish me… delight my eyes and brain: The Vienna Integrated Model of top-down and bottom-up processes in Art Perception (VIMAP) and corresponding affective, evaluative, and neurophysiological correlates” by Matthew Pelowski et al. Physics of Life Reviews, 21, 143-144. [doi]

Jacobsen, T. (2014). Domain specificity and mental chronometry in empirical aesthetics. British Journal of Psychology, 105, 471-473.

Jacobsen, T., Felfe, J., Herzberg, P.Y., Erb, H.-P. & May, M. (2013). Die neuen Studiengänge Psychologie an der Helmut-Schmidt-Universität/Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg. Wehrmedizinische Monatszeitschrift, 57(8-9), 217-218.

Böhme, J., Ungerer, J. Klein, R., Jacobsen, T., Zimmermann, P. & Kowalski, J.T. (2011). Psychische Ressourcenstärkung bei VN-Beobachtern zur Prävention einsatzbedingter psychischer Störungen – eine Pilotstudie. Wehrmedizinische Monatszeitschrift, 55(10), 231-234.

Gabriel, U., Jacobsen, T., Hauffa, R., Zimmermann, P. & Kowalski, J.T. (2011). Evaluation des telefonischen Beratungsangebotes für Soldaten mit einsatzbedingten psychischen Belastungen und deren Angehörige. Wehrmedizinische Monatszeitschrift, 55(10), 228-230.

Published Proceedings

Knoop, C.A., Wagner, V., Menninghaus, W., & Jacobsen, T. (2014, August). Aesthetic evaluations of literary genres: An exploration study. In Kozbelt, A. (Ed.), Proceedings of the Twenty-third Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA)   (p. 269), New York.

Jacobsen, T. (2014). Neurocognitive psychology of aesthetics: A Hamburg view, In Kozbelt, A. (Ed.), Proceedings of the Twenty-third Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA)   (p. 25), New York.

Janska, A.C., Schröger, E., Jacobsen, T. & Clark R.A.J. (2012). Asymmetries in the perception of sythesized speech. 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2012 (INTERSPEECH 2012), Vol. 3, 2203-2206.

Jacobsen, T. & Palm, K. (2011). Schönheit. In I. Albers, I. Dziobek & H. Hurtzig (Hrsg.), Fühlt Weniger! Dialoge über Emotionen   (S. 168-179). Berlin: Theater der Zeit.

TV-report at ARD alpha, 13 November 2017, Campus: ‘Visitenkarte der HSU’

TV-report at n-tv, 27 October 2015, Wirtschaftsreportage: ‘Das Geschäft mit der ewigen Jugend’

TV-report at MDR, 11 May 2014, Heute im Osten: ‘Ganz schön schön – Wo die hübschen Mädchen wachsen’

TV-report at ‘ARD’, 8 March 2014, neun 1/2 – Deine Reporter: ‘Was ist Schönheit?’

TV-report at ‘arte’, 23 December 2013, ‘Schöne Menschen – Warum bewundern wir sie?’

TV-report at ‘ZDF Info’, 18 May 2013, ‘Schönheit. Mythos und Wahrheit einer universellen Faszination?’

TV-report at ‘arte’, 11 June 2009 ‘Ist Schönheit messbar?’

Article in ‘Die Welt’, 17 May 2010, Thomas Jacobsen, ‘Erforscher des schönen Scheins’ 

Article in ‘Die Welt kompakt’, 15 October 2012, ‘Auch Punks sind konform’ 

Radio-report at ‘Fritz rbb’, 4 November 2014, Aktuell – ‘Mut zur Sommersprosse’, Der Psychologe: ‘Ein Schönheitsfleck kann wie ein Ornament wirken.’

Radio-report at ‘NDR-Info’, 29 June 2012, Logo – Das Wissenschaftsmagazin:  ‘Was ist schön?’

Radio-report at ‘NDR-Info’, 8 July 2011, Logo – Das Wissenschaftsmagazin:  ‘Destroyed Jeans – Kaputt und schön? Zur Psychologie des Ästhetischen’

Article in ‘pflichtektüre. Onlinemagazin für Studierende’, 3 May 2015, ‘Durchschnitt ist schön’ 

Article in ‘FAZ’, 24 January 2012, ‘Originalgenies in Berlin unter sich’

Article in ‘innovations-report.de’, 4 June 2010, ‘Der eigene Klingelton wird immer gehört’ 

Article in ‘faz.net’, 1. Juni 2010, “Der Handycode im Kopf”

Article in “teck.in”, 1 June 2010, ‘Is my mobile ringing?’ 

Article in ‘New Scientist’, 29 May 2010, Anja Roye, ‘How phones ring a bell in your head’ 

Article in ‘USA Today’, 21 May 2010, ‘Brain wired to hear own phone ringing fast’