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"
  • 2007-2015 "Eigene Stelle" (principal investigator funded by the German Research Foundation) at the IfADo research group "Aging" (head Prof. Dr. M. Falkenstein)
  • 2010 habilitation thesis 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
  • For more details, see CV

Research topics:

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

Key publications:

  • Getzmann, S., Klatt, L.-I., Schneider, D., Begau, A. & Wascher, E. (2020). EEG correlates of lateralized shifts of attention in a dynamic multi-talker speech perception scenario. Hearing Research, 108077.
  • Karthaus, M., Wascher, E., Falkenstein, M. & Getzmann, S. (2020). The ability of young, middle-aged and older drivers to inhibit visual and auditory distraction in a driving simulator task. Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, 68, 272-284.
  • Klatt, L.-I., Schneider, D., Schubert, A.-L., Hanenberg, C., Lewald, J., Wascher, E. & Getzmann, S. (2020). Unraveling the relation between EEG-correlates of attentional orienting and sound localization performance: a diffusion model approach. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32, 945-962.
  • Getzmann, S. Wascher, E. & Schneider, D. (2018). The role of inhibition for working memory processes: ERP evidence from a short-term storage task. Psychophysiology, 55, e13026.
  • Klatt, L.-I., Getzmann, S. & Schneider, D. (2018). The contribution of selective spatial attention to sound detection and sound localization: evidence from event-related potentials and lateralized alpha oscillations. Biological Psychology, 138, 133-145.
  • Getzmann, S., Jasny, J. & Falkenstein M. (2017). Switching of auditory attention in “cocktail-party” listening: ERP evidence of cueing effects in younger and older adults. Brain and Cognition, 111, 1-12.
  • Getzmann, S. Wascher, E. & Schneider, D. (2017). The role of inhibition for working memory processes: ERP evidence from a short-term storage task. Psychophysiology, 10.1111/psyp.13026.
  • Getzmann, S., Golob, E.J. & Wascher, E. (2016). Focused and divided attention in a simulated cocktail-party situation: ERP evidence from younger and older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 41, 138-149.