Postdoctoral Thesis (Habilitation) in Psychology (Dr. habil, Venia Legendi) | 2011 | Humboldt University Berlin, Germany | Thesis: The role of the medial prefrontal cortex in mediating social event knowledge

Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology (Dr. rer. nat., Magna Cum Laude) | 2000 | Humboldt University Berlin, Germany | Dissertation: Coding of temporal relations in semantic memory: Cognitive load and task-evoked pupillary response

M.S. in Physics (Dipl. Phys., Magna Cum Laude) | 2002 | Free University Berlin, Germany | Major: Experimental Physics | Thesis: Functional magnetic resonance imaging by means of magnetic blood-bolus labeling

M.S. in Psychology (Dipl. Psych., Magna Cum Laude) | 1997 | Humboldt University Berlin, Germany | Major: Cognitive Psychology | Thesis: Encoding of psychological time in semantic memory