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Professor Holger Wiese

Director of Postgraduate Research

Director of Postgraduate Research in the Department of Psychology
Professor in the Department of Psychology

Research interests

  • Face Recognition
  • 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

Esteem Indicators

  • 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:


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Supervision students