Prof. Dr. Thorsten Plewan

Scientific Staff (PostDoc)

Phone: +49 / 231 1084 369

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 2012 to present Post-Doc at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo)
  • 2013 PhD, Cologne University
  • 2009 – 2012 PhD Student at the Institut for Neuroscience and Medicine 3 – Cognitive Neurology, Research Centre Jülich
  • 2009 Diplom in Psychology
  • 2004 – 2009 Psychology studies at University of Bielefeld and Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf

Research topics:

  • Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology
  • Visual Perception
  • Human-Machine Interaction

Key publications:

  • T. Plewan, G. Rinkenauer (2018). The influence of relevant and irrelevant stereoscopic depth cues: Depth information does not always capture attention. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-018-1571-2.
  • T. Plewan, G. Rinkenauer (2017). Surprising depth cue captures attention in visual search. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. DOI: 10.3758/s13423-017-1382-9.
  • T. Plewan, G. Rinkenauer (2017). Simple reaction time and size-distance integration in 3D space. Psychological Research, 81(3), 653-663. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-016-0769-y.
  • T. Plewan, G. Rinkenauer (2016). Fast and forceful: Modulation of response activation caused by shifts of perceived depth in virtual 3D space. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1939. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01939.
  • T. Plewan, E. Wascher, M. Falkenstein, S. Hoffman (2016). Classifying Response correctness across Different Task Sets: A Machine Learning Approach. PLoS ONE 11(3). e0152864. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0152864.
  • R. Weidner*, T. Plewan*, A. Buchner, Q. Chen, P.H. Weiss, G.R. Fink (2014). How big is the moon? Neural mechanisms underlying the moon illusion. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(8):1871-1882.
  • T. Plewan, R. Weidner, G. R. Fink (2012). The influence of stimulus duration on visual illusions and simple reaction time. Experimental Brain Research, 223(3), 367-375.
  • T. Plewan, R. Weidner, S. B. Eickhoff, G. R. Fink (2012). Ventral and dorsal stream interactions during the perception of the Müller-Lyer Illusion: Evidence derived from fMRI and DCM. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(10), 2015-2029.
  • S. Lux, S. Mirzazade, B. Kuzmanovic, T. Plewan, S.B. Eickhoff, N.J. Shah, J. Floege, G.R. Fink, F. Eitner (2010). Differential activation of memory-relevant brain regions during a dialysis cycle. Kidney International, 78(8), 794-802.