Tobias M. Schneider

Name: Tobias Matthias Schneider
Year of Birth: 1987
Place of Birth: Kirn, Federal Republic of Germany
Profession: Research Assistent (PhD-Student)
Phone (office): + 49 951/863-2611
Email: Tobias@human-perception.com
Nationality: German
Education: Dipl.-Psych. (Diplom-Psychologe/MSc, Psychology), 2014

Education

03/2014

Dipl.-Psych. (Diplom-Psychologe/MSc in Psychology), Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany (1.0 – “very good”/A+); title of thesis: “In the eye of the beholder: Facial cues to body weight and height“  (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Heiko Hecht & Prof. Dr. Claus-Christian Carbon)

10/2010

Undergraduate student of Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany

03/2008-10/2010

Undergraduate student of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria

03/2007

Abitur (GCSE) with focus on physics, politics and german language, Alfred-Delp-Schule, Hargesheim, Germany

 

Courses

 

04/2015

Programming and statistical analysis using R (Dr. Alexander Pastukhov, Bamberg)

04/2013

Workshop “data analysis with Microsoft Excel, IBM SPSS Statistics and Statistica” (Dr. Persike, Mainz)

10/2012

Workshop “multivariate analyses (correspondence analysis, canonical correlation & discriminant function analysis)” (Prof. Dr. Uwe Mortensen, Münster)

Academic Career

since 04/2014

PhD-student, Otto-Friedrich-University, Bamberg, Germany

02/2012-03/2014

Student researcher (studentische Hilfskraft) in projects founded by the DFG to Prof. Dr. Heiko Hecht, Institute of Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University

08/2012-01/2013

Trainee in the field of ergonomics and user interaction at the Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany (Dr. Hans Josef Küting)

01/2012-02/2012

Trainee in the field of somnology at the ‘Zentrum für Schlafmedizin und Heimbeatmung’, Hofheim, Taunus, Germany (Dr. M. Specht)

08/2011-09/2011

Trainee in the field of experimental psychology at the Otto-Friedrich-University, Bamberg, Department of General Psychology and Methodology (Prof. Dr. Claus-Christian Carbon)

10/2010-08/2012

Student researcher (studentische Hilfskraft) in projects founded by the DFG to Prof. Dr. Heiko Hecht, Institute of Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University

08/2010-09/2010

Trainee in the field of experimental psychology at the Otto-Friedrich-University, Bamberg, Department of General Psychology and Methodology (Prof. Dr. Claus-Christian Carbon)

2007-2008

Voluntary Year of Social Service at the psychosomatic hospital ‘St. Franziskastift’, Bad Kreuznach, Germany

Special Skills and fields of expertise

Operating systems

  • Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/2000
  • Apple Mac OS X
  • Linux

Programming languages

  • Pascal/Delphi
  • HTML

Applications/Office applications

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, FrontPage)
  • Adobe Photoshop CS/CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Corel Draw/Paint
  • EndNote

Statistical/mathematical packages

  • IBM Statistics SPSS
  • R (RStudio)
  • StatSoft STATISTICA
  • OriginLab Origin

Experimental control software

  • Windows: Experiment Builder
  • MAC OS: PsyScope 1.25/PsyScope X, Experiment Builder

Apperatures and special devices

  • Eytracking (ERGONEERS DIKABLIS)
  • EDA (serveral devices)

Most important publications

1) Schneider, T. M., Hecht, H., Stevanov, J. & Carbon, C. C. (2013). Cross-ethnic assessment of body weight and height on the basis of faces.Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 356-360. {IF=1.877}

2) Schneider, T. M., Hecht, H., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). Judging body-weight from faces: The height-weight illusion. Perception, 41, 121-124. {IF=1.293}

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