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Dr Andre Szameitat

Dr Andre Szameitat
Reader - Psychology


Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience. Brief CV: After my general study of Psychology I conducted my PhD at the MPI of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neurology. In 2003 I joined the University of Surrey as a post-doc. After this post-doc position I went back to Germany to work in Munich as lecturer in the international Master’s program Neurocognitive Psychology. I joined Brunel University London as a Reader in September 2013.


2011 Habilitation, venia legendi in Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich/Germany

2002 PhD in Psychology, Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig/Germany

1999 Diploma (Dipl.-Psych.; MSc equiv.) in Psychology, Technical University Braunschweig/Germany

Research area(s)

Executive Control and Prefrontal Cortex

Multitasking, Working Memory

Brain Imaging (fMRI) & Behavioural Methods


Psychology Senior Tutor

Deputy Director Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN)

Newest selected publications

Otermans, PCJ., Parton, A. and Szameitat, AJ. (2021) 'The working memory costs of a central attentional bottleneck in multitasking'. Psychological Research, 0 (in press). ISSN: 0340-0727 Open Access Link

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Cheeta, S., Beevers, J., Chambers, S., Szameitat, A. and Chandler, C. (2021) 'Seeing sadness: Comorbid effects of loneliness and depression on emotional face processing'. Brain and Behavior, 0 (in press). pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 2162-3279 Open Access Link

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Szameitat, AJ. and Hayati, M. (2019) 'Gender Differences in Polychronicity'. Frontiers in Psychology, 10 (597). pp. 1 - 8. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

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Saylik, R., Szameitat, AJ. and Cheeta, S. (2018) 'Neuroticism related differences in working memory tasks.'. PLoS One, 13 (12). pp. e0208248 - e0208248. ISSN: 1932-6203 Open Access Link

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Saylik, R., Raman, E. and Szameitat, AJ. (2018) 'Sex differences in emotion recognition and working memory tasks'. Frontiers in Psychology, 9 (JUN). pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

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