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Torsten Schubert

Prof. Dr. Torsten Schubert

Former member MCN, GSN former faculty


Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Dept. Psychology & Pedagogy
Leopoldstr. 13
D-80802 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-5216
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-5211


Further Information

Research focus:

Dual-task situations and non-conscious information processing

Learning in dual-task situations

Localisation of executive functions in the brain with fMRI

Impairments of executive functions in patients with neurological disorders and in old aged persons

Deep brain stimulation of the basal ganglia in patients with Parkinson's disease

Key words: Cognitive system, multi-taking, task performance, psychological mechanisms, experimental psychology, reaction times and errors, cognitive neuroscience, fMRI, neurological disorders

Graduated GSN students: Dr. Alexander Soutschek

Selected publications:

Fischer F, Müller H, Tippelt R and The Munich Center of the Learning Sciences. (2011) Multidisciplinary Cooperation in Education: the Munich Center of the Learning Sciences. European Educational Research Journal, 10 (1).

Hagendorf H, Krummenacher J, Müller HJ and Schubert T. (2011) Wahrnehmung und Aufmerksamkeit. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Szameitat AJ, Schubert T and Müller HJ. (2011) How to test for dual-task specific effects in brain imaging studies – An evaluation of potential analysis methods. Neuroimage 54: 1765-1773.

Fischer R, Kiesel A, Kunde W, Berner MP and Schubert T. (2010) Selective impairment of masked priming in dual-task performance. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 13: 1-24.

Preuschhof C, Schubert T, Heekeren H and Villringer A. (2010) Brain activation related to time-order effects in vibrotactile discrimination. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 22: 875-887.