Prof. Dr. Stefan Berti

apl. Prof., Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Psych., MA Sport Sciences

Curriculum Vitae | Selected Publications | Affiliation | Editorial Board Membership | Ad-hoc Reviewer

Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2014 Head of the local ethical review committee
Institute for Psychology
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany
Since 06/2009 Associate Professor (außerplanmäßiger Professor)
Institute for Psychology
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany
10/2017 - 06/2018 Visiting Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Kanada
10/2009 - 09/2010 Adjunct Professor for Sportpsychology
Institute for Sportsciences
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany
08/2007 - 10/2007 Visiting Scientist at the Swartz Center of Computational Neuroscience (Prof. Dr. Scott Makeig)
University of California San Diego, USA
08/2004 – 10/2004 Visiting Scientist at the Swartz Center of Computational Neuroscience (Prof. Dr. Scott Makeig)
University of California San Diego, USA
Lienert-Fellowship in Biological Psychology by the G.A. Lienert Society
06/2003 – 05/2009 Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor) for Cognitive Sciences
Institute for Psychology
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany
03/2003 Master (Magister Artium) in Sport Sciences
Leipzig University, Germany
12/2001 Dr. rer. nat. in Psychology
Leipzig University, Germany
05/1998 – 05/2003 Research Assistant
Biological Psychology (Prof. Dr. E. Schröger)
Leipzig University, Germany
05/1998 Master (Diplom) Psychology
Leipzig University, Germany


Selected Publications

  • Berti, S. & Keshavarz, B. (2021). Neuropsychological approaches to visually-induced vection: an overview and evaluation of neuroimaging and neurophysiological studies. Multisensory Research, 34, 153-186. doi: 10.1163/22134808-bja10035
  • Michel-Kröhler, A., Kaurin, A., Heil, L & Berti, S. (2021). Self-distancing as a strategy to regulate affect and aggressive behavior in athletes: An experimental approach to explore emotion regulation in the laboratory. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 572030. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.572030
  • D’Amour, S., Harris, L.E.R., Berti, S., & Keshavarz, B. (2021). The role of cognitive factors and personality traits in the perception of illusory self-motion (vection). Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. doi: 10.3758/s13414-020-02228-3
  • Michel-Kröhler, A., Krys, S., & Berti, S. (2021). Development and preliminary validation of the sports competition rumination scale (SCRS). Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 1–19. doi: 10.1080/10413200.2021.1961921

All Publications


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  • European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP; since 2016)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (since 2003)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychophysiologie und ihre Anwendungen (since 2004)
  • Society for Psychophysiological Research (since 2005)


Editorial Board Membership

  • Frontiers in Cognitive Science (Associate Editor seit Mai 2017)
  • Displays - Special Issue on Visually Induced Motion Sensations (Guest Editor (zusammen mit Behrang Keshavarz und Jennifer Campos; August 2017 - Juli 2019)


Ad-hoc Reviewer

Peer-reviews Journals

  • Acta Psychologica
  • Biological Psychology
  • Brain & Cognition
  • Brain Research
  • Brain
  • Topography
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Developmental Science
  • Emotion
  • European Journal of Neuroscience
  • Experimental Brain Research
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Frontiers in Cognitive Science
  • Genes
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Hearing Research
  • International Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Human Perception and Performance
  • Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Journal of Individual Differences
  • Neurobiology of Aging
  • NeuroImage
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • Psychological Research
  • Psychologische Rundschau
  • Psychophysiology
  • Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
  • Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie

Scientific Organisations

  • Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC, UK)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
  • Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (SNF)
  • Romanian National Council for Research and Development