Matthias Kliegel, Prof. Dr. phil.

Full Professor (Professeur ordinaire) VCF

Matthias Kliegel

Contact information

Université de Genève
Faculté de psychologie et des sciences de l'éducation

Boulevard du Pont d'Arve 40
1211 Genève 4

Phone: +41 22 379 9176
E-Mail: Matthias.Kliegel@unige.ch

Scientific Education

2005Habilitation: Psychologie, University of Zurich (Prof. Dr. Mike Martin)
2002Promotion: Psychologie, University of Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse)
1999Diplom-Psychologie, University of Mainz (Prof. Dr. Otto Ewert)
1997Diplom-Theologie, University of Mainz (Prof. Dr. Johannes Reiter)
1991-1999Psychologie, Philosophie, Theologie (Universities of Vienna, Mainz, New Mexico, USA)

Professional Experience

09/11-todayFull Professur (Professeur ordinaire) and Chair of Cognitive Aging (Psychologie du vieillissement cognitif), Department of Psychology, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
12/07-08/11Director of the Institute of Educational and Developmental Psychology, TU Dresden
10/07-08/11Full Professor (W3) and Chair of Developmental Psychology, TU Dresden
03/05-09/07Associate Professor (Privatdozent), Department of Psychology, University of Zurich
10/02-02/05Assistant Professor (Oberassistent), Department of Psychology, University of Zurich
10/99-09/02Researcher and Group Leader (Cognitive Ageing Research Lab), Department of Adult Development, German Centre for Research on Ageing (DZFA), Heidelberg

Other Scientific Activities, Honors, Awards

2010Distinguished Visiting Research Fellowship, School of Psychology, ACU, Melbourne, Australia
2009-todayReview committee for PhD scholarships in Psychology (Cusanuswerk)
2007-2011Expert panel for healthy aging in Saxony, Ministry of Social Affairs (Co-Chair)
2007Guest Editor: International Journal of Psychophysiology
2004Honorary Guest Lectureship Award, University of the Third Age, Frankfurt
2003Vontobel Award for Research on Aging (10.000 CHF), Zurich

Selected Publications

Wang, L., Altgassen, M., Liu, W., Xiong, W., Akgün, C., & Kliegel, M. (2011). Prospective memory across adolescence: The effects of age and cue focality. Developmental Psychology, 47, 226-232.

Bisiacchi, P., Schiff, S., Ciccola, A., & Kliegel, M. (2009). The role of dual task and task switch in prospective memory: behavioral and neural correlates. Neuropsychologia, 47, 1362-1373.

Scholz, U., LaMarca, R., Nater, U.M., Aberle, I., Ehlert, U., Hornung, R., Martin, M., & Kliegel, M. (2009). Go no-go performance under psychosocial stress: Beneficial effects of implementation intentions. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 91, 89-92.

Kliegel, M., Jäger, T. & Phillips, L. (2008). Adult age differences in event-based prospective memory: A metaanalysis on the role of focal versus nonfocal cues. Psychology and Aging, 23, 203-208.

Kliegel, M., Mackinlay, R. & Jäger, T. (2008). Complex prospective memory: Development across the lifespan and the role of task interruption. Developmental Psychology, 44, 612-617.