Christian Kaernbach

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Christian Kaernbach (born 4 October 1960 in Bonn) is a German psychologist.


After graduating from the Gymnasium Mechernich in 1978 and military service from 1978 to 1979, he studied physics at the University of Bonn from 1979 to 1985 with Vladimir Rittenberg and Egbert de Boer and medicine in Bonn from 1981 to 1988 (licence to practise medicine in 1988 and doctorate on signal detection theory with Detlef B. Linke). Since 2006 he has been Professor of General Psychology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel.

Writings (selection)

  • Stability and effects of active nonlinear oscillators in a one-dimensional inner ear model. Bonn 1985, OCLC 74766046.
  • Decision behavior at the perceptual threshold: theoretical considerations and an experiment on the classical yes-no task. Bonn 1988, OCLC 901907299.
  • Mechanisms of echoic memory. Studies with periodic noise as a minimally structured stimulus. 1999, OCLC 634212267.
  • with Erich Schröger and Hermann Muller (eds.): Psychophysics beyond sensation. Laws and invariants of human cognition. Mahwah 2004, ISBN 0-8058-4250-0.

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