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Department of Psychology


Dr Holger Wiese

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Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40433
Room number: E007

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International Collaboration

  • Prof SR Schweinberger, Person Perception Research Unit, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
  • Prof W Hayward, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Indicators of Esteem

  • 2016: Associate Editor - Cortex:
  • 2016: Associate Editor - Perception/i-Perception:
  • 2015: Associate Editor - British Journal of Psychology:
  • 2012: Associate Editor - Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology:
  • 2009: Thuringian Research Prize for Basic Research:

Research Groups

Research Interests

  • Face memory, particularly memory biases for own-group faces ('own-race bias', 'own-age bias', 'own-gender bias')
  • Person Categorization and processing of visually derivable facial information (age, gender, ethnicity, attractiveness)
  • Cognitive and neural correlates of aging in face memory and perception
  • Organization of person-related information in semantic memory


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