Institute of Psychology I (IPSY I)

The Institute of Psychology I currently consists of the research groups Physiological Psychology and Methodology (Prof. Dr. Jonas Obleser), Life-Span Psychology (Prof. Dr. Nico Bunzeck) and Work and Health (Prof. Dr. Corinna Peifer). Research topics of the working groups are among others:

  •     Perception and attention, especially in hearing
  •     Research on aging
  •     Lifelong learning and memory processes
  •     Flow experience, stress and well-being at work
  •     Well-being of patients with chronic diseases
  •     Use of AI methods for human-centered work design
  •     Effects of the use of AI on humans

The research methods of IPSY I are broad and include classical experimental psychological methods (e.g. behavioral experiments, questionnaires), physiological measurements (ECG, electrodermal activity, eye movement), and various imaging techniques, such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), intracranial EEG, magnetoencephalography (MEG), and psychopharmacological methods.

In addition, IPSY I coordinates the bachelor's and master's degree program in psychology at the University of Lübeck, in which other institutes are also involved. A special guiding principle is the linking of scientific studies with clinical application. Every year, 75 bachelor's students and 60 master's students in psychology start in Lübeck.


Nico Bunzeck Photo of Nico  Bunzeck
Institut für Psychologie I (IPSY I)
+49 451 3101 3600

Jonas Obleser Photo of Jonas  Obleser
Institut für Psychologie I (IPSY I)
+49 451 3101 3620

Corinna Peifer Photo of Corinna  Peifer
Institut für Psychologie I (IPSY I)
+49 451 3101 3610