Professional Services

Supervision and Teaching

  • Supervision
    Advisor of PhD-theses starting fall 2015, Inst. of Phonetics, LMU; as part of the Emmy Noether project "The impact of auditory feedback on error monitoring and phonetic category representation"
  • 1. The role of explicit knowledge and experience with accent in the acquisition of second language sounds, Nikola Eger
  • 2. Bridging the gap between phonetic abilities and the lexicon in second language learning, Miquel Llompart
  • Advisor of MA-theses , Inst. of Phonetics, LMU
  • 1. Representation of front vowels in German learners of English: Evidence from compensation for real-time perturbation of auditory feedback. (Dianne Nowack, 2016)
  • 2. The impact of accent familiarity on the perception of difficult sound contrasts for German learners of English. (Katrin Wolfswinkler, 2016)
  • 3. The temporal relation between talker and word recognition. (Michael Fischbacher, 2016)
  • 4. Die Wahrnehmung der Frikative [ʁ] und [h] durch spanische Lerner des Deutschen. (The perception of the fricatives [ʁ] and [h] by Spanish learners of German). (Katharina Juhl, 2017)
  • Advisor of BA-theses summer term 2015, Inst. of Phonetics, LMU
  • 1. Die Anpassung von Lautkategorien unter verschiedenen Arten von Feedback (Adaptation of sound categories through different types of feedback, Viktoria Werner)
  • 2. Repräsentation des englischen /th/ im Lexikon deutscher Sprecher (Representation of English /th/ in native German speakers' lexicons, Julia Utter)
  • Co-advisor of PhD-thesis Carola Schindler (2016). Die Rolle phonetischer Information in der Sprechererkennung (The role of phonetic information in speaker recognition)
  • Co-advisor of MA-thesis summer term 2009, Radboud University Dyslexie en vreemde taalverwerving: Lexicale competitie (Dyslexia and foreign language acquisition: Lexical competition, Aafke de Klein), Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.Technical advice (eye tracking); assistance with experiments, data acquisition, and analysis.
  • Superivision of MSc Internship An ERP study of lexical tone perception in Cantonese, with Ventus Siu; 8 week summer project for the MSc programme in Neurocognitive Psychology, Dept. of Psychology, LMU Munich, 2014
  • with Ventus Siu, in collaboration with Jessica Siddins and H. Rene Liesefeld; 8 week summer project for the MSc programme in Neurocognitive Psychology, Dept. of Psychology, LMU Munich, summer 2014
  • Supervision of BA Internship: "Does speech perception improve by seeing a speaker's accent?"
  • with Veronika Wimmer; from the initial stages of set-up to running and analyzing an experiment; Dept. of Phonetics and Speech Processing, LMU Munich, fall 2013
  • Supervision of Lab rotations (mini internships): Guiding Master students in Cognitive Neuroscience through various stages of setting-up, conducting, and analyzing psycholinguistic experiments (Radboud University Nijmegen),
  • academic years
  • - 2010-2011
  • - 2011-2012
  • Teaching
    Akustische Segmentierung, semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, spring/summer 2018.
    Perzeption, semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, fall 2017.
    Akustische Segmentierung, semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, spring/summer 2017.
    Projektkurs Kognitive Sprachverarbeitung, semester seminar, MA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, fall 2016.
    Akustische Segmentierung, semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, spring/summer 2016.
    Projektkurs Experimentalphonetik, semester seminar, MA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, fall 2015.
    Psycholinguistik II, semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, fall 2015.
    Introduction to eye tracking; workshop; students and staff; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, spring/summer 2015.
    Spracherwerb und Bilingualismus (language acquisition and bilingualism), semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, LMU Munich, fall 2014.
    Psycholinguistics II (Introduction to language acquisition), mini seminar, MA-level, in English; Department of Psychology, LMU Munich, June 2014.
    Experimentelle Psycholinguistik: vom akustischen Signal zum Mentalen Lexikon (Experimental Psycholinguistics: getting from the acoustic signal to the mental lexicon) semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, LMU Munich, fall 2013.
    Psycholinguistics (Introduction to experimental reasearch on language comprehension), mini seminar, MA-level, in English; Department of Psychology, LMU Munich, December 2013.
    Lauterwerb in der Erst- und Zweitsprache (acquisition of sounds in a first vs. second language), semester seminar, BA-level; Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, LMU Munich, summer 2013.
    Lecture on Language in Cognitive Psychology; Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, fall 2012.
    Workshop on research methods; Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, 18-19 June 2009.
    Training research assistants
  • - experimental methods
  • - eye tracking
  • - high-quality speech recording
  • - phonetic analyses (PRAAT software)
  • - scripting in PRAAT
  • - editing of videos in Adobe Premiere

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Skills

Languages: German (native), English, Dutch, Polish
Programming: Perl, Python, R, Praat-Syntax
Methods:
  • Eye tracking (SR Research, Tobii, Eyetribe): set-up, data acquisition, analysis
  • Psychophysical experiments: set-up, data acquisition, analysis
  • Preferential looking paradigm (children): data coding, analysis
  • ERP: design, data acquisition
Experimental software: PsychoPy, Experiment builder, E-Prime, Presentation, NESU