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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

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. 1072. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

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Saylik, R. and Szameitat, AJ. (2018) 'The Association Between Negative Attributional Style and Working Memory Performance'. The Open Psychology Journal, 11 (1). pp. 131 - 141. ISSN: 1874-3501 Open Access Link

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Szameitat, AJ., Saylik, R. and Parton, A. (2016) 'Neuroticism related differences in the functional neuroanatomical correlates of multitasking. An fMRI study'. Neuroscience Letters, 635. pp. 51 - 55. ISSN: 0304-3940 Open Access Link

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