Sascha Frühholz

Associate Professor - Department of Psychology

Academic interests

  • Cognitive and neural mechanisms of voice perception

  • Emotion processing from human faces, voices, and music

  • Person perception from natural and digital signals

  • Neural mechanisms of voice production

  • Auditory perception

  • Anatomy of the limbic system

  • Emotional processing in neurological patients

  • Cognitive control in conflict situations

Projects

  • Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Auditory Perception: Challenging the Human Auditory System at the Limits of Hearing

  • Perceptual and neuronal investigations on the neurocognitive mechanisms of perceiving whispered emotions

  • Auditory emotion recognition from vocally and musically expressed emotions

  • Chances and risks of digital voice technology

Background

Professional

03/20 →             Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway

09/15 – 01/20    SNSF Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Zürich, Switzerland

01/13 – 08/15    Senior Research Associate and Principal Investigator (PI) at the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences; University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

01/10 – 12/12    Post-doctoral Research Associate at the Department of Psychology, Uni-versity of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

12/08 – 12/09    Post-doctoral Research Associate at the Department of Neuro-psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology; University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

02/06 – 11/08     Ph.D. Student and Research Associate at the Department of Neuro-psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

09/07                  Visiting Scientist at the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group; Universi-ty of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

07/05 – 12/05     Student Assistant at the Department of Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurobiology; University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Awards

  • 2015 SNSF Professorship, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2005 Nominated for the best Teaching Award at the University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany.

Published Apr. 20, 2020 8:35 AM