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Kroczek, Leon

Kroczek Leon Mpi 3329 Portra

Postadresse        Universität Regensburg
Fakultät für Psychologie,
Pädagogik und Sportwissenschaft
Lehrstuhl für Klinische Psychologie
und Psychotherapie

Prof. Dr. Andreas Mühlberger
Universitätsstr. 31
93053 Regensburg
Office address University of Regensburg
PT-Building - 2.0.25
Universitätsstr. 31
93053 Regensburg
Phone + 49 (0)941 943-6044
E-Mail leon.kroczek@psychologie.uni-regensburg.de
Office hours Appointments on request


2007               Certificate of University Qualification (Abitur)
Peter-Vischer-Gymnasium, Nürnberg, Germany
2008 Civil service
2008 - 2013 Studies of Psychology, University of Regensburg, Germany

Graduation in Psychology (Diploma)

Diploma Thesis: "May I get a beat with that? Neural correlates of gesture-syntax interaction"

Professional experience


Department of Neuropsychology, Prof. Friederici, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany - Internship

2011 - 2012 Chair of Psychology, Cognition and Development, Prof. Bäuml, University of Regensburg - Student research assistant


Bergen fMRI Group, Prof. Hugdahl, Bergen, Norway - Internship

2013 - 2018

PhD Student at the Department for Neuropsychology,Prof. Friederici, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

Since 2018 Research assistant at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Prof. Mühlberger, University of Regensburg, Germany

Research interests

Context learning
Anxiety (disorders)
Communication and social interaction
Functional Imaging
Virtual reality


Kroczek, L.O.H., Gunter, T. C. (2017) Communicative predictions can overrule linguistic priors. Scientific Reports, 7, 17581. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17907-9

Kroczek, L.O.H., Gunter, T.C., Rysop, A.U., Friederici, A.D., and Hartwigsen, G. (2019). Contributions of left frontal and temporal cortex to sentence comprehension: Evidence from simultaneous TMS-EEG. Cortex 115, 86-98. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2019.01.010.

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