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Teresa Sylvester

Teresa

Allgemeine und Neurokognitive Psychologie

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Affektive Wortverarbeitung bei Kindern und Erwachsenen

Adresse
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Raum JK 27 / 234
14195 Berlin
Fax
0049 30 838 4 55621

 

 

Education

 

 

11/16 - present

Ph.D. Student (Freie Universität Berlin)

Primary Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Arthur M. Jacobs

Second Supervisor:

Thesis topic: Neural correlates of affective semantic processing of adults and children performing a valence and a lexical decision task

 

 

10/14 - 10/16

M.Sc. in Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

(Freie Universität Berlin)

Primary Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Arthur M. Jacobs

Secondary Supervisor: Dr. Jana Lüdtke

Thesis: Emotion word processing in children and adults: An fMRI study

 

 

09/11 - 09/14

B.Sc. in Psychology (Freie Universität Berlin)

Primary Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Detlev Liepmann

Secondary Supervisor: PD Dr. Hans-Uwe Hohner

Thesis: Equivalence assessment of the d2-R concentration test as paper-pencil and tablet version in 18-37 years olds within a retest design

 

 

2006 - 2009

Apprenticeship in Education

 

 

 

Research Experience

 

 

04/13 – 10/16

Counselling, research methods, development and evaluation of research methods with people with disabilities, data analysis

AWO Bundesverband e.V., Prof. M. Komorek

 

 

04/13 – 07/16

Data acquisition and analysis, method implementation, training

Unternehmensberatung BBI GmbH, Udo Castedello

 

 

12/14 – 10/16

Student Assistant: General and Neurocognitive Psychology

Freie Universität Berlin, Prof. A. M. Jacobs

 

 

04/13 – 12/15

Student Assistant: Work, Organizational and Economic Psychology.

Freie Universität Berlin, Prof. Dr. Liepmann

 

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

 

04/19 – 09/20

B.Sc Psychology Seminar ‘Practice in Experimental Psychology’

Freie Universität Berlin

 

10/19 – 02/20

B.Sc Psychology Seminar ‚Neurocognitive Psychology‘

Freie Universität Berlin

 

04/17 – 02/20

B.Sc. Psychology Seminar ‘Experimental Psychology’

Freie Universität Berlin

 

10/16 – 02/18

B.Sc. Psycholgy Seminar ‘Propaedeuticum Practice in Exp. Psy.‘

Freie Universität Berlin

 

04/16 – 03/18

B.Sc. Social Work Seminar ‘Qualitative Research’,
Evangelische Hochschule Berlin

 

 

 

Extra Curricular

 

 

09/18

Python Programming for Machine Learning

Technische Universität Berlin

 

 

 

Training in didactics for teaching at university

 

 

 

 

 

Grants

 

 

10/11 – 10/16

Study Stipend (SBB, career promotion for highly talented)

 

 

 

Conference talks

 

 

09/17

Gambino, R., Pulvirenti, G., Sylvester, T., Jacobs, A.M. & Lüdtke, J. Reading Shakespeare Sonnets – A Combined Qualitative and Quantitative Study. ECOST conference, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

 

 

Poster presentations

 

 

06/17

Reading Meister and Margarita

IGEL conference, Paris, France

 

 

Programming & Analysis Skills

      Matlab, Python, R, JMP, fMRI analysis in SPM

 

 

 

Research topics

      Neural correlates of affect semantic in young children

 

 

Languages

     German (native), English (fluent)

  • Neural correlates of affective semantics in (young) children and adults
  • Poem and prose reception
  • language development / developmental aspects of dyslexia

Liebig, J., Froehlich, E., Sylvester, T., Braun, M., Heekeren, H. R., Ziegler, J. C, Jacobs, A. M. (2021). Neural processing of vision and language in kindergarten is associated with prereading skills and predicts future literacy. Human Brain Mapping, doi: 10.1002/hbm.25449

Pulvirenti, G., Gambino, R., Sylvester, T., Jacobs, A. M., & Lüdtke, J. (2020). The Foregrounding Assessment Matrix: An interface for qualitative-quantitative interdisciplinary research. ENTHYMEMA, (26), 261-284. doi:10.13130/2037-2426/14387

Sylvester, T., Liebig, J., Jacobs, A. M. (2021). Neuroimaging of valence decisions in children and adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 48(6):100925 doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2021.100925

Sylvester, T.,  Liebig, J., Jacobs, A. M. (2021): Neural correlates of affective contributions to lexical decisions in children and adults. Scientific Reports 11(1) doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-80359-1

Gambino, R., Pulvirenti, G., Sylvester, T., Jacobs, A. M., & Lüdtke, J. Enthymema XXVI 2020 The Foregrounding Assessment Matrix: An Interface for Qualitative-Quantitative Interdisciplinary Research.

Xue, S., Lüdtke, J., Sylvester, T., & Jacobs, A. M. (2019). Reading Shakespeare sonnets: Combining quantitative narrative analysis and predictive modeling-an eye tracking study. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 12.

Sylvester, T., Braun, M., Schmidtke, D. & Jacobs, A. M. (2016). The Berlin Affective Word List for Children (kidBAWL): Exploring Processing of Affective Lexical Semantics in the Visual and Auditory Modalities, Frontiers in Psychology 1(7), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00969