Prof. Dr. phil. Sarah Jessen


Research Interests:

Neural bases of emotion processing
Social behavior and social perception in infancy
Multisensory processing in social interaction

since 2022
Heisenberg professorship, Univerity of Lübeck
2016 – 2022
Researcher, Department of Neurology, University of Lübeck
2012 – 2016
Postdoctoral Researcher, Research group “Early social development”, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig


2021: Habilitation (venia legendi: Psychology), University of Lübeck
2012: PhD in Psychology, Free University of Berlin
2008: MSc in Neural- and Behavioral Sciences, University of Tübingen
2006: BSc in Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück