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Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 315
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@eva.mpg.de


Curriculum Vitae

Education

2007 Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology,
Rutgers University,
Newark, USA
2002Dipl.-Psych. (German M.A. Equivalent), Psychology,
Free University Berlin,
Berlin, Germany

Professional Experience (Science)

2017-present Research Coordinator,
Dept. of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture,
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,
Leipzig, Germany
2016-2017 Freelance Ethnographer,
Dept. of Primatology,
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,
Leipzig, Germany
2013-2015 Intern,
Dept. of Primatology,
Dept. of Linguistics,
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,
Leipzig, Germany
2007-2013 Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Scientist,
Psychology Dept.,
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences,
Leipzig, Germany
2004 Doctoral Student,
Cognition and Action Unit,
Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research
(later: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences),
Munich, Germany
1998-2004 Intern and Research Assistant,
Center for Lifespan Psychology,
Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition,
Max Planck Institute for Human Development,
Berlin, Germany
2002 Research Assistant,
Dept. of Cognitive Psychology,
University of Vienna,
Vienna, Austria

Professional Experience (Other)

1999

Assistant Director,
Tiyatrom - Turkish Theatre Berlin,
Berlin, Germany
1998Actress,
Tiyatrom - Turkish Theatre Berlin,
Berlin, Germany

Non-Profit Activities

2013-present

Head of Musical Progress and Practice Material,
Jazz Choir "Jazzchor Chornfeld e.V.",
Leipzig, Germany
2012-2015 Executive Board Member,
Jazz Choir "Jazzchor Chornfeld e.V.",
Leipzig, Germany

Research Methods

With humans:

  • fMRI (BOLD response during Multiple Object Tracking)
  • reaction times (SNARC paradigm, Eriksen Flanker task)
  • behavioral performance (i.e., number of correct responses; Result Verification paradigm, Multiple Object Tracking)
  • eye tracking (Multiple Object Tracking)
  • open-ended questionnaire (decision making processes; Monty Hall Dilemma)

With non-human apes:

  • bio-morphological measurements (size of female sexual swellings in Pan paniscus)
  • ethograms (behavioral evaluation of video clips of Pan paniscus and P. troglodytes)
  • demographic data (coding age and sex of P. troglodytes based on camera trap videos)

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Statistical Analysis: SPSS, SPM (matlab)
  • Movie Editing Software: iMovie, VLC
  • Acoustic Analysis: Praat
  • Behavioral Coding: BORIS Music Notation: musescore
  • Experimental Design Programming: PsyScope
  • Scientific Archiving: Mendeley
  • Database Software: FileMaker Pro 15