Torsten Schubert

Prof. Dr. Torsten Schubert studied psychology at the University of St. Petersburg (Russia). He finished his doctoral degree at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and then worked at the MPI for cognitive and neuroscience in Leipzig and at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Between 2007 and 2011 he was a professor at the chair of general and experimental psychology at the LMU Munich and now is a professor at the psychology department at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He focuses his research on the investigation of executive control processes, multi-tasking, attention, unconscious information processing, and working memory. He also analyzes mechanisms of neuro- and cognitive plasticity as a result of cognitive training and cognitive aging. Prof. Dr. Torsten Schubert uses psychological (behavioral analyses), as well as neuro-scientific methods (fMRI), in order to fully understand cognitive mechanisms and their neuronal implementations.