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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Mark W. Greenlee, Dipl.-Psych.


Universität Regensburg
Universitätsstraße 31
93053 Regensburg

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PT 4.0.35a
+49 (0)941 943 3281
+49 (0)941 943 3233


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  • Member of the scientific committee of the European Conference on Visual Perception
  • Member of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Member of the Vision Sciences Society
  • Academic Editor of PLoS One
  • Associate Editor of Behavioral Research Methods



Our group is primarily interested in visual function, eye movements, attention and memory, cognition function and disorders in cognition. 

For more information see Projects and Publications.

Third-party funded projects

Current projects
Funding period
Subproject 8
Since 2008
Subprojects 1, 4(01GW0761) +       Project coordination
2008 – 2011
Previously projects 
Subproject 3      (01GW0653)
2007 – 2010

Subproject 1 +           Project coordination

2006 - 2009

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Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Mark William Greenlee was appointed Chair of Experimental Psychology and Methodology at the University of Regensburg in October 2003. He was formerly Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology at the University of Oldenburg from 1999 – 2003, during which time he was a member of the Research Group "Neurocognition" (SFB 517).

In Regensburg he is

  • co-director of the Magnet Resonance Imaging Center (together with Prof. U. Bogdahn)
  • board member of the Master's Study Program Experimental & Clinical Neurosciences (ECN)
  • member of the DFG Research Unit 1075 "Regulation und Pathologie von homöostatischen Prozessen der visuellen Funktion" together with Profs. Tamm, Weber, Strauss, Bogdahn, Helbig and others.

Greenlee studied from 1974 to 1978 at Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan/USA). After a Junior Year at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg he continued his studies in Psychology and received his Diploma in 1984. In 1986 Greenlee received his doctorial degree on the topic "Spatial adaptation in a rod monochromat: The effect of visual experience on the development of the visual system". In 1989 he received his Habilitation from the Medical Faculty on the topic "The mechanism of contrast adaptation in human vision".

Greenlee worked as a research fellow at the University of Freiburg, as a Feodor-Lynen Fellow of the Humboldt Foundation at the University of Oslo and in 1994 as a guest fellow of the University of London, Dept. of Psychology, Royal Holloway. From 1995 to 1999 he was a Herrmann und Lilly Schilling-Professor at the University of Freiburg. From 1999 to 2003 he was Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Oldenburg.

  1. Fakultät für Psychologie, Pädagogik und Sportwissenschaft
  2. Institut für Psychologie


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