PD Dr. Stephan Getzmann

Stephan-Getzmann Head

Networking Group ‘Aging’

Phone: +49 / 231 1084 338
Email: getzmann@ifado.de

Curriculum Vitae:

  • since 2015 Head of IfADo networking group "Aging", Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environments and Human Factors - IfADo
  • 2007-2015 "Eigene Stelle" (principal investigator funded by the German Research Foundation) at the IfADo research group "Aging" (head Prof. Dr. M. Falkenstein)
  • 2010 state doctorate (habilitation) in psychology, University of Dortmund
  • 2004 Ph. D. (Dr. phil.; summa cum laude)
  • 1999-2007 research associate at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bochum (Dept. Prof. Dr. R. Guski)
  • 1999 diploma thesis in psychology (with distinction)
  • 1991-1999 studies of psychology at the University of Duisburg and Wuppertal
  • 1993 diploma thesis in electrical engineering
  • 1987-1993 studies of electrical engineering at the University of Duisburg
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Research topics:

  • Auditory Perception and Speech Comprehension
  • Neurophysiology of Cognitive Aging
  • Healthy Aging, Cognition, and Work

Key publications:

  • Begau, A., Klatt, L.-I., Wascher, E., Schneider, D. & Getzmann, S. (2022). Age influences audiovisual speech processing in multi-talker scenarios – evidence from cortical oscillations. In press in European Journal of Neuroscience.
  • Gajewski, P.D., Getzmann, S., Bröde, P., Burke, M., Cadenas, C., Capellino, S., Claus, M., Genç, E., Golka, K., Hengstler, J.G., Kleinsorge, T., Marchan, R., Nitsche, M.A., Reinders, J., van Thriel, C., Watzl, C. & Wascher, E. (2022). Dortmund Vital Study: a protocol of an interdisciplinary cross-sectional and longitudinal study to evaluate impact of biological and lifestyle factors on cognitive aging and work ability. JMIR Research Protocols, 11, e32352.
  • Getzmann, S., Arnau, S., Gajewski, P.D. & Wascher, E. (2022). Effects of auditory distraction on event-related potential correlates of time perception. European Journal of Neuroscience, 55, 121-137.
  • Kardys, C., Küper, K., Getzmann, S., Falkenstein, M. & Voelcker-Rehage, C. (2022). A comparison of the effects of short-term physical and combined multi-modal training on cognitive functions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 7506.
  • Klatt, L.-I., Getzmann, S. & Schneider, D. (2022). Attentional modulations of alpha power are sensitive to the task-relevance of auditory spatial information. Cortex, 153, 1-20.
  • Metzen, D., Genç, E., Getzmann, S., Larra, M., Wascher, E. & Ocklenburg, S. (2022). Frontal and parietal EEG alpha asymmetry: A large-scale investigation of short-term reliability on distinct EEG systems. Brain Structure and Function, 227, 725-740.
  • Wascher, E., Sharifian, F., Gutberlet, M., Schneider, D., Getzmann, S. & Arnau, S. (2022). Mental chronometry in big noisy data. PloS one, 17(6), e0268916.
  • Begau, A., Klatt, L.-I., Wascher, E., Schneider, D. & Getzmann, S. (2021). Congruent lip movements facilitate speech processing in a dynamic audiovisual multitalker scenario: An ERP study with older and younger adults. Behavioural Brain Research, 412, 113436.
  • Getzmann, S., Digutsch, J, & Kleinsorge, T. (2021). COVID-19 Pandemic and Personality: Agreeable people are more stressed by the feeling of missing. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 10759.
  • Getzmann, S., Reiser, J.E., Karthaus, M., Rudinger, G., & Wascher, E. (2021). Measuring correlates of mental workload during simulated driving using cEEGrid electrodes: a test–retest reliability analysis. Frontiers in Neuroergonomics, 2, 729197.
  • Hanenberg, C., Schlüter, M.-C., Getzmann, S. & Lewald, J. (2021). Short-term audiovisual spatial training enhances electrophysiological correlates of auditory selective spatial attention. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 15, 645702.
  • Karthaus, M., Wascher, E. & Getzmann, S. (2021). Distraction in the driving simulator: An ERP study with young, middle-aged, old and oldest drivers. Safety, 7, 36.
  • Martin, F., Pinnow, M., Getzmann, S., Hans, S., Holtmann, M. & Legenbauer, T. (2021). Turning to the negative: Attention allocation to emotional faces in adolescents with dysregulation profile - an event-related potential study. Journal of Neural Transmission, 128, 381-392.
  • Thönes, S., Wascher, E., Gajewski, P.D. & Getzmann, S. (2021). Time hurries on but does not fly in older age – no effect of depressive symptoms. Timing & Time Perception, 9, 1-16.
  • Wascher, E., Reiser, J., Rinkenauer, G., Larra, M., Dreger, F., Schneider, D., Karthaus, M. Getzmann, S., Gutberlet, M. & Arnau, S. (2021). Neuroergonomics on the go. An evaluation of the potential of mobile EEG for work-place asessment and design. Human Factors, doi: 10. 1177/00187208211007707
  • Yordanova, J., Gajewski, P.D., Getzmann, S., Falkenstein, M. & Kolev, V. (2021). Neural correlates of aging-related differences in pro-active control in a dual task. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 13, 682499.