Dr. Uwe Friese

Dr. Uwe Friese

Academic Staff, focus on teaching

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20457 Hamburg

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Uwe Friese graduated in 2001 with a degree in psychology from the University of Trier. He then worked in the field of clinical research and statistics in a medical technology company in Bonn. From 2003 to 2007 he was a research associate at the Institute for Cognitive Science in Osnabrück and completed his doctoral studies in 2008. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. Friese was a postdoc at different universities and at university hospitals in Rostock (Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy), Osnabrück (Institute of Psychology) and Hamburg (Institute for Neurophysiology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, UKE). From 2016 to 2018, he represented the Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology at the University of Osnabrück.


In the field of psychology and cognitive sciences, Uwe Friese lectured on cognitive psychology and neuropsychology, delivered seminars on specific topics - such as Cognitive Aging - and guided numerous empirical practicals. Interdisciplinary seminar topics included »human error« and mass communication. For students of human medicine, Mr. Friese delivered courses on neurophysiology and sensory physiology.

Research Focus

Uwe Friese's research focuses on the foundations of memory and attention processes. He uses EEG, MEG, fMRI, DTI, eye tracking and behavioral experiments as research methods. From 2013 to 2018, he was principal investigator of the DFG (German Research Foundation) joint project »Top-down modulation of memory traces reflected by gamma, theta and alpha-band oscillations in human EEG and MEG« together with Professor Thomas Gruber from the University of Osnabrück.


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