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Elisabeth M. Weiss
Elisabeth M. Weiss is a licensed psychiatrist and psychologist. She is the head of the Biological Psychology Department at the Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria. Her research interests include cognition in psychiatric and neurological disorders, neuroimaging and neurogenetics.
Bianca C. Gschaidbauer
Bianca Gschaidbauer completed her MSc in Psychology at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Austria. Her Master's thesis dealt with executive functions in autism. Currently she is working with autistic people at the Verein Libelle (Autism Center Styria).
Andrea C. Samson
Andrea Samson completed her PhD in Psychology (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) on cognitive humor processing, Theory of Mind and its neuronal correlates. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Psychology, Stanford University. Her research interests focus on neural correlates of humor, emotion regulation, Autism, and mixed emotions.
Krista Steinbäcker is a licensed psychologist working with autistic people at the Verein Libelle (Autism Center Styria). She completed her MSc in Psychology (Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Austria) on the link between brain development and autism.
Andreas Fink is a professor at the Department of Psychology, Biological Psychology Unit, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria. His research is concerned with cognitive and neuronal mechanisms underlying different facets of personality and cognition, with a special focus on creativity.
Ilona Papousek is a professor at the Biological Psychology Unit of the Department of Psychology, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria. Her main research interests are in the field of affective neuroscience. Her specialisms include humor related issues and affective flexibility.
Published Online: 2013-07-13
Published in Print: 2013-07-12