Prof. Dr. Michael Zehetleitner
Winter Semester 2011/12
Michael Zehetleitner is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology at LMU Munich. He began his studies in mathematics in Heidelberg and Munich, and, following his intermediate diploma, completed the masters programme "Neuro-cognitive Psychology" supported by the Elitenetzwerk Bayern. His dissertation on "Saliency from the decision perspective" received the distinction summa cum laude in 2007.
During his stay as a Researcher in Residence at the Center for Advanced Studies, Michael Zehetleitner will work on studies in neuro-cognitive mechanisms of attention. The focus will be on the connection of formal models of decision theory with qualitative, verbally formulated models of attention research. During his time at CAS, he will invite two guest scholars.