Katharina Rischer

Katharina Rischer

Doctoral researcher

Faculté ou Centre Faculté des Sciences Humaines, des Sciences de l'Éducation et des Sciences Sociales​
Department Département Sciences comportementales et cognitives
Adresse postale Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Bureau sur le campus MSH, E04 45-050
Téléphone (+352) 46 66 44 9009
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 39009

Katharina Rischer joined INSIDE as a PhD student in December 2017, funded by an FNR grant. In her thesis project she studies age-related changes in human pain perception and modulation using functional brain imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG).

She obtained her BSc in Cognitive Science from the University of Tübingen and her MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Skövde. Besides her PhD studies, she is currently completing a joint international master in affective neuroscience from Maastricht University and the University of Florence.

Her main research interests include among others:

  • pain perception, processing and modulation
  • emotion regulation strategies
  • ERP components of affective processing
  • affective psychopathologies, clinical neuropsychology

Last updated on: mardi 30 janvier 2018

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See detailPlay the Pain Away: Pain Regulation and Attention in Virtual Reality
Holl, Elisabeth; Rischer, Katharina Miriam; Battistutta, Layla; Barcatta, Katharina

Scientific Conference (2020, May)

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See detailDistraction from pain: The role of selective attention and pain catastrophizing
Rischer, Katharina Miriam; Gonzalez-Roldan, Ana Maria; Montoya, Pedro; Gigl, Sandra; Anton, Fernand; van der Meulen, Marian

in European Journal of Pain (2020), 24(10), 1880-1891

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See detailIn context: emotional intent and temporal immediacy of contextual descriptions modulate affective ERP components to facial expressions
Rischer, Katharina Miriam; Savallampi, Mattias; Akwaththage, Anushka; Salinas Thunell, Nicole; Lindersson, Carl; MacGregor, Oskar

in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (2020)

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See detailThe destruction of distraction? Neural mechanisms of reduced task-related analgesia with aging.
Rischer, Katharina Miriam; Dierolf, Angelika; Gonzalez-Roldan, Ana Maria; Montoya, Pedro; Anton, Fernand; Van Der Meulen, Marian

Poster (2019, September 06)

See detailThe role of executive functions in task-related analgesia
Rischer, Katharina Miriam; Gigl, Sandra; Dierolf, Angelika; González-Roldán, Ana Maria; Anton, Fernand; Van Der Meulen, Marian

Poster (2019, March)

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See detailWhen versus what: How time and valence of contextual descriptions modulate affective ERP components in response to facial expressions
Rischer, Katharina Miriam; MacGregor, Oskar; Savallampi, Mattias; Salinas Thunell, Nicole

Poster (2018, March)

See detailA meta-analysis of suppression-induced forgetting in neurotypical and clinical populations
Stramaccia, Davide F.; Fawcett, Jonathan M.; Rischer, Katharina Miriam; Benoit, Roland G.

Scientific Conference (2018, May)

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