Prof. Dr. Marianne Maertens

Marianne Maertens

Research Interests

I study visual perception in humans. The goal of my research is to understand how our brain generates meaningful perceptual categories from a given sensory stimulation at the retina.

Curriculum Vitae

Professional and Academic Experience

  • since 2019 : Professor in Computational Psychology, TU Berlin.
  • 2011-2018 : Junior Research Group Leader, TU Berlin (DFG Emmy Noether & Heisenberg Programs)
  • 2008-2011 : Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Felix Wichmann, TU Berlin
  • 2006-2008 : Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Stefan Pollmann, Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg
  • 2005-2006 : Visiting Scholar at the Center for Neural Science, NYU, lab of Prof. Robert Shapley


  • 2006 : Ph.D., Psychology, University of Leipzig and MPI of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
  • 2002 : Diploma, Psychology, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg