Andreas Widmann

Andreas Widmann

Technical Employee

Kognitive einschließlich Biologische Psychologie
Städtisches Kaufhaus
Neumarkt 9, Room 129
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-39568
Fax: 31139568


Andreas Widmann is scientific lab manager in the Cognitive and Biological Psychology group at the Institute of Psychology - Wilhelm Wundt at the Faculty of Life Sciences at Leipzig University. He researches auditory perception and attention, multi-modal integration and the further development of psychophysiological methods using electroencephalography and eye-tracking techniques.

Professional career

  • since 11/2001
    Scientific lab manager of Cognitive and Biological Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Leipzig
  • 09/1998 - 10/2001
    Research assistant at the Institute of Experimental Psychology, Department of Biological Psychology of the University of Leipzig in the research project "Integration and segregation of information in the processing of auditory stimuli" in the special research program "Time-related information processing in the central auditory system" funded by the German Science Foundation
  • 10/1997 - 08/1998
    Research assistant at the Institute of Psychology, Department of General and Experimental Psychology of the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich in the research project "Basics of interdimensional and intermodal selective attention: Studies with event-related brain potentials" funded by the German Science Foundation
  • 09/2014
    Poster Award of the 5th International Conference on Auditory Cortex, September 13.-18., 2014, Magdeburg, Germany


  • 09/1990 - 09/1997
    Study of psychology with subsidiary subject philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, intermediate diploma in March 1993, majored with diploma in May 1997, diploma thesis on "Intermodal exogenous spatial attention in the free field. An examination of visual and auditory spatial attention with the method of event-related potentials"

Reviewer for

  • Psychophysiology
  • NeuroImage
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Psychological Research
  • Brain Research
  • Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Journal of Eye Movement Research
  • Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics
  • Brain Topography
  • Cognition
  • Frontiers in Neuroinformatics
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • Hearing Research
  • Journal of Neurophysiology
  • Neuropsychologia
  • PeerJ
  • Scientific Reports
  • The Journal of Neuroscience

Google Scholar:


  • Intention-based and sensory-based predictions
    Schröger, Erich
    Duration: 07/2017 - 07/2020
    Funded by: DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Kognitive einschließlich Biologische Psychologie
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more projects

  • Widmann, A.; Schröger, E.; Wetzel, N.
    Emotion lies in the eye of the listener: Emotional arousal to novel sounds is reflected in the sympathetic contribution to the pupil dilation response and the P3
    Biological Psychology. 2018. pp. 10-17
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  • Widmann, A.; Schröger, E.; Maess, B.
    Digital filter design for electrophysiological data - a practical approach
    Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2015. pp. 34-46
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  • Widmann, A.; Engbert, R.; Schröger, E.
    Microsaccadic responses indicate fast categorization of sounds: a novel approach to study auditory cognition
    Journal of Neuroscience. 2014. 34 (33). pp. 11152-11158
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  • Widmann, A.; Schröger, E.
    Filter Effects And Filter Artifacts In The Analysis Of Electrophysiological Data
    Frontiers in Psychology. 2012.
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  • Widmann, A.; Gruber, T.; Kujala, T.; Tervaniemi, M.; Schröger, E.
    Binding Symbols and Sounds: Evidence from Event-Related Oscillatory Gamma-Band Activity
    Cerebral cortex. 2007. 17 (11). pp. 2696-2702
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more publications

  • Herausgeberschaft: Editorial board member of Scientific Reports
    Widmann, Andreas (Kognitive einschließlich Biologische Psychologie)
    awarded in 2022.
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