Annika Carina Ziereis

Annika studied Psychology at the University of Koblenz-Landau (B.Sc.) and at the University of Göttingen (M.Sc.).

Since October 2018, she has been a staff member and in the Department of Cognition, Emotion and Behaviour and the Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology Laboratory at the University of Göttingen. She completed her doctorate in Behavior and Cognition and as a member of the  Research Training Group 2070 Understanding Social Relationships.

Current research interests

  • The Influence of social and emotional salience on feature-based and spatial attention processes
  • The integration of emotional stimuli from different sensory channels (especially audio-visual integration)



  • Ziereis, A., & Schacht, A. (2023). Motivated attention and task relevance in the processing of cross-modally associated faces: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 23(3).
  • Ziereis, A., & Schacht, A.(2023). Gender congruence and emotion effects in cross-modal associative learning: Insights from ERPs and pupillary responses. Psychophysiology, 00,  e14380.
  • Ziereis, A., & Schacht, A (2023). Validation of scrambling methods for vocal affect bursts. Behav Res.
  • Datseris, G., Ziereis, A., Albrecht, T., Hagmayer, Y., Priesemann, V., &  Geisel, T. (2019). Microtiming Deviations and Swing Feel in Jazz. Scientific Reports, 9(19824).