Ricarda Schubotz
© Ricarda Schubotz

Prof. Dr. Ricarda I. Schubotz

head of the lab
Institute for Psychology
Fliednerstraße 21
D-48149 Münster
Room Fl 310d
Phone: +49 (0) 251/83 34100

E-Mail: rschubotz [at] uni-muenster.de

Consultation hour

  • by appointment (please contact Jutta Linke)

Academic CV

Studies of philosophy, linguistics and German literature (University of Marburg and Free University of Berlin)

Research Scientist at the Academy of Sciences of Berlin-Brandenburg in Berlin

PhD in Cognitive Science, Potsdam

Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

Habilitation in Cognitive Neurology, Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig

Visiting professor at the University of Magdeburg

Group Leader "Motor Cognition" at the Max Planck Institute for neurological research, Cologne

Professor for Biological Psychology, University of Münster

Distinctions, scholarships, academic activities

  • Research scholarship of the Max Planck Society (1998-1999)
  • Member of the Young Academy (2004-2009)
  • Dorothea Erxleben Professorship at the University of Marburg for the academic year 2006/2007
  • Member of the International Neuropsychological Symposium (since 2008)
  • Member of the "European Platform for Life Sciences, Mind Sciences, and the Humanities" of Volkswagen Foundation (since 2006)
  • Reviewer for German Research Foundation, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, German-Israeli Foundation, Swiss National Science Foundation, The Wellcome Trust
  • Review editor for Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Cerebral Cortex, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, The Journal of Neuroscience, Neuron, Social Neuroscience and 15 others

Research interests

  • Anticipation of external events and serial-hierarchical learning
  • action planning and action understanding
  • cognitive functioning of cerebral motor system
  • intentionality and theory of mind