M. Sc. Demian Scherer
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M. Sc. Demian Scherer
Research Assistant
Research Group - Prof. Dutke
Psychology of Learning in Education and Instruction
Room P/19
Tel: + 49 (0) 251 83-341 65
Fax: + 49 (0) 251 83-343 03
demian.scherer@uni-muenster.de
Consultation hours: by appointment
  • Curriculum Vitae

    Education

    • since 2014 - Promotion in Psychology (International Research Training Group (IRTG) “Adaptive Minds”; Cognitive Psychology and Methods, Saarland University, Saarbrücken)
    • 2015 - Master of Science Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken
      • Specialization: Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology and Clinical Psychology
      • Master's thesis: „Semantisches Priming in der perzeptuellen Identifikationsaufgabe. Eine Vorstudie zur Messung der parallelen Aktivierung von Prime und Target”
    • 2012 - Bachelor of Science Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken
      • Bachelor's thesis: „Auf den ersten Blick: Familiaritäts- und rekollektionsbasiertes Wiedererkennen von Gesichtern in den ersten beiden Fixationen”
    • 2007-2009 - Student of mathematics and theology at Saarland University, Saarbrücken

    Experience

    • since 2017: Research Assistant at the  Institute for Psychology in Education and Instruction (Psychology of Learning and Cognition, Prof. Dr. S. Dutke)
    • 04/2014 - 03/2017 Research Assistant, Cognitive Psychology and Methods, Saarland University, Saarbrücken
    • 08/2016 - 10/2016 Research Abroad at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
    • 04/2013 - 04/2014 - Scholarship holder in the International Research Training Group (IRTG), Saarland University, Saarbrücken
    • 2010-2013 - Student research assistant (General Psychology and Methodology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken)

  • Teaching Experience

    • SS 2016 - Seminar: “Social psychology: Inter- and intrapersonal aspects: Seminal social psychological experiments“ (Social Psychology, Saarland University)
    • WS 2015/2016 - Seminar: “Media psychology and social psychology for media computer science students“ (Social Psychology, Saarland University)
    • WS 2014/2015 - Tutor for “Multivariate Statistics“ (Cognitive Psychology and Methods, Saarland University)
    • SS 2011 – Tutor for “Quantitative Methods II” (Cognitive Psychology and Methods, Saarland University)
    • WS 2010/2011 - Tutor for “Quantitative Methods I” (Cognitive Psychology and Methods, Saarland University)

  • Research

    Research Interests

    • Memory
    • Motivation
    • Semantic priming and evaluative priming
  • Publications

    Contributions to Conferences

    • Scherer, D., & Wentura, D. (November , 2016). Fördernde Effekte evaluativer Kongruenz im Arbeitsgedächtnis: wechselseitige Aufrechterhaltung oder Unitization? [Beneficial effects of evaluative congrucny in working memory: Mutual facilitation or unitization?] Vortrag auf dem 49. Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie [Fall meeting for experimental cognitive psychology], Tübingen, Germany.
    • Scherer, D., & Wentura, D. (June, 2016). Effekte evaluativer Kongruenz im Arbeitsgedächtnis [Effects of evaluative congruency on working memory performance]. Vortrag auf dem 5. Doktorandenworkshop der Allgemeinen Psychologie [workshop for doctoral researchers in cognitive psychology], Freiburg, Germany.
    • Scherer, D., & Wentura, D. (March, 2016). Effects of evaluative congruency in working memory. Talk at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Heidelberg, Germany.
    • Scherer, D., & Wentura, D. (November , 2015). Evaluatives Priming im Arbeitsgedächtnis [Evaluative Priming in working memory]. Vortrag auf dem 48. Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie [Fall meeting for experimental cognitive psychology], Kaiserslautern, Germany.
    • Scherer, D., & Wentura, D. (June, 2015). Primingeffekte im Arbeitsgedächtnis [Priming effects in working memory]. Vortrag auf dem 4. Doktorandenworkshop der Allgemeinen Psychologie [workshop for doctoral researchers in cognitive psychology], Jena, Germany.
    • Scherer, D., & Wentura, D. (March, 2015). Affective priming meets working memory: Using a change detection task to measure priming effects. Talk at 57th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Hildesheim, Germany.