Professor of General Psychology and Methodology

Prof. Dr. Dorit Wenke

Professorin Dorit Wenke

Prof. Dr. Dorit Wenke

Dorit Wenke studied Psychology at the Technical University of Berlin from 1992 to 1998. In 2003, she was awarded a doctorate from Humboldt University at Berlin, where she also obtained her habilitation (“second dissertation”) in 2013.

She gathered extensive experience in research and teaching as a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Humboldt University in Berlin (1998-2006), as a postdoctoral fellow at University College London (2006-2008), as an employee at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig (2008-2010), as a scientific adviser at the Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology of the University of Gent/Belgium (2010-2011), and as a visiting professor of Research Methods/Statistics at Humboldt University at Berlin (2014-2015).

Work and research interests

  • Neurocognitive Psychology
  • Commonalities, differences and interactions of learning by instruction and learning by doing
  • Sense of Agency and Body Ownership
  • Metacontrol: Balance between exploration and exploitation in action control and learning


  • Psychology degrees at PFH with international reputation and visibility.
  • Scientifically profound and practically oriented teaching

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