Prof. Dr. Alexandra Bendixen
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil., Psychologist
Professor of "Structure and function of cognitive systems"
Phone: +49 371 531-31681
Fax: +49 371 531-831681
Room: Campus Reichenhainer Straße, Physikbau, C60.137
Academic service at TU Chemnitz
- since 2018 Chair of the Steering Committee of the Center for Sensing and Cognition (CeSeCo)
- 2020-2021 Member of the Executive Board of the Collaborative research center SFB 1410 "Hybrid Societies"
- 2020-2021 Commissioner of the Rectorate for setting up a university-wide Ethics Review Board
- Development of the "Ethiktool" software and framework
- since 2021 Chair of the Ethics Review Board of TU Chemnitz
- 2018-2022 Chair of the Ethics Review Board of the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
- since 2018 Program Director for the Bachelor and Master degree curricula in "Sensors and Cognitive Psychology"
- since 2015 Vice-Chair of the Examination Board for the Study Programs "Sensors and Cognitive Psychology" (B.Sc. and M.Sc.)
- since 2016 Member of the Academic Committee for the Bachelor and Master degree curricula in "Psychology"
- since 2018 Member of the Academic Committee for the Master degree curriculum in "Human Factors"
- Representative of the Faculty of Natural Sciences in the areas "Press and public relations", "Study program advertisement" and "Key skills"
Education and career path
- since 04/2015: Professor (W3) of "Structure and function of cognitive systems", Chemnitz University of Technology
- 2013-2015: Assistant Professor ("Juniorprofessorin", W1) of "Psychophysiology of Hearing", Oldenburg University
- 2010-2013: Researcher and Lecturer ("Akademische Rätin") at the Institute of Psychology, Leipzig University, Group "Cognitive including Biological Psychology" - Habilitation "A new look at the old-plus-new heuristic: Sound predictability facilitates auditory scene analysis"
- 2008-2009: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Psychology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary, with an individual DFG fellowship
- 2005-2008: Scholar in the DFG graduate program "Function of attention in cognition" (DFG 1182), Leipzig - PhD thesis "Detecting regular relations in the environment: On the extraction and application of rules in dynamic tone sequences"
- 1999-2005: Studies of psychology at Leipzig University and Université Pierre Mendès France (Grenoble, France) - Diploma thesis "Temporal processing in the auditory system – From duration of perception to perception of duration?"
- Psychophysiology: Associate Editor (2015-2016)
- Clinical Neurophysiology: Member of the Editorial Board (2014-2020)
- Psychological Research: Guest Editor of a special issue on "Auditory Attention" (with Iring Koch, RWTH Aachen), 2014
for research funding bodies
- Danish Council for Independent Research
- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG)
- Exploratory Research Space, RWTH Aachen
- Israel Science Foundation
- Medical Research Council (MRC), GB
- National Science Foundation (NSF), USA
- Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
- Program of the "Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst" for promotion of applied research and development
- Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
- Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL)
for 61 peer-refereed journals:
Acta Acustica · Advances in Cognitive Psychology · Archives of Acoustics · Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics · Biological Psychiatry · Biological Psychology · BMC Neuroscience · Brain · Brain and Cognition · Brain and Language · Brain Research · Brain Sciences · Brain Topography · British Journal of Psychology · Cerebral Cortex · Child Development · Clinical Neurophysiology · Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience · Cognitive Psychology · Cortex · Current Biology · Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience · Developmental Science · eLife · Emotion · European Journal of Neuroscience · Experimental Brain Research · Experimental Psychology · Frontiers in Cognitive Science · Frontiers in Human Neuroscience · Frontiers in Psychology · Hearing Research · International Journal of Audiology · International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology · International Journal of Psychophysiology · Journal of the Acoustical Society of America · Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience · Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance · Journal of Neurolinguistics · Journal of Neurophysiology · Journal of Neuroscience · Journal of Physiology - Paris · Journal of Psychophysiology · Nature Communications Biology · Neurobiology of Aging · Neuroimage · Neuropsychologia · Neuroscience Letters · Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B - Biological Sciences · PNAS · PLoS Computational Biology · PLoS One · Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B - Biological Sciences · Psychological Bulletin · Psychological Research · Psychonomic Bulletin & Review · Psychophysiology · Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology · Schizophrenia Research · Scientific Reports · Trends in Hearing