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Cordelia Mühlenbeck

Dr. Cordelia Mühlenbeck

Portrait: Cordelia Mühlenbeck    Postdoctoral researcher
   Dr. phil. (Psychology)
   M.A. International Art Management
   B.A. Multilingual Communication

 

Research focus

  • Audio-visual integration
  • Context effects on object perception and identification
  • Concept formation in real-world scenes

Education and career path

  • 10/2015-12/2016: Postdoctoral researcher in the Cognitive Systems Lab, Chemnitz University of Technology
  • 10/2011-06/2015: Ph.D. in Psychology, Free University of Berlin, Evolutionary Psychology - PhD thesis "On the origins of artistic behaviour and aesthetic universals"
  • 2006-2008: M.A. International Art Management, "Centre of International Art Management", Musikhochschule Köln
  • 2003-2006: B.A. Multilingual Communication, Fachhochschule Köln
  • 2001: Abitur at Theodor-Heuss-Gymnasium, Radevormwald

Publications

Contributions to peer-refereed journals

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, CrossRef]

Mühlenbeck, C., 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, e0139894. [Full Text, PubMed, CrossRef]

Conference contributions

Mühlenbeck, C. et al. (2014). Universal preference of decorated objects and symmetric patterns – a comparative eye-tracking study. International Conference of Comparative Psychology (ICCP), Bogotá, Kolumbien.

Mühlenbeck, C. (2012). Über den Ursprung der Kunst – Ästhetische Universalien im Kultur- und Artvergleich. Summer School des Marsilius-Kollegs Heidelberg. Neue interdisziplinäre Anthropologie: Leib – Geist – Kultur. Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg.

Press Articles