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Anja Eva Maria Haile

Anja Eva Maria Haile

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  • 2011-2013: M.Sc., Neuro-Cognitive Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany
  • 2009-2011: B.A, Psychology, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
  • 2008/09: B.A, Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria

Lab experience

  • 2013 Visiting student, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School Affiliate, Belmond, MA, “Center for Depression, Anxiety & Stress Research”, Prof. D. Pizzagalli
  • 2012 Visiting student, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, “Center of Developmental Neuroscience”, Prof. I. Goodyer
  • 2011-2013 Student Research Assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for Psychiatry, Munich, Research Group “Molecular Psychology”, Dr. M. Ising
  • 2010-2011 Student Research Assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development, Berlin, “Center for Lifespan Psychology”, Prof. U. Lindenberger


  • 2013: Ongoing Research Project, Center for Depression, Anxiety & Stress Research, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School "Stress, cortisol, depression, & executive control" (Supervisor, Prof. D. Pizzagalli)
  • 2012/13: Ongoing Research Project, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge "Stress, cortisol, & negative memory bias" (Supervisor, Prof. I. Goodyer & Dr. P. Wilkinson)
  • 2012/13: Ongoing Research Project, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich & Max-Planck-Institute Berlin, "Two distinct measures of consciousness & high confidence errors in visual perception across the life-span" (Supervisor, Dr. M. Zehetleitner & Dr. Y. Fandakova)
  • 2011: Bachelor thesis, Max-Planck-Institute Berlin "Episodic memory plasticity in adulthood: gains- and transfer effects of imagery training and its relation to visual creativity" (Supervisor, Dr. Y. Brehmer & Dr. Y. L. Shing)
  • 2010: Internship Research Project, Max-Planck-Institute Berlin, "The relationship between confidence rating and perception in aging", (Supervisor, Dr. Y. L. Shing & Dr. Y. Fandakova)

Scientific interests

  • Psychological, environmental, and neurobiological factors implicated in affective disorders
  • Aging, visual perception, & consciousness