Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy

Dr. Nina Gehrer

Psychologist M.Sc.

University of Tübingen
Schleichstraße 4
Room 4.407
72076 Tübingen

Tel.: +49(0) 7071 29-77199
Fax: +49(0) 7071 29-5219
E-Mail: nina.gehrerspam

Research interests

  • Body dissatisfaction
  • Body image interventions and mechanisms of body expose
  • Attention biases and (social) information processing
  • Eye tracking
  • Psychopathy and antisocial behavior

Curriculum vitae

Since 2020

Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Tübingen

05/2021 - 04/2022
Psychiatric internship as part of the postgraduate training in psychotherapy

University Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

2015 - 2020
PhD in Psychology / Scientific Employee

University of Tübingen

2014 - 2015
M.Sc. Psychologie

University of Tübingen

2010 - 2014
B.Sc. Psychologie

University of Tübingen


Journal articles

Metternich, B., Gehrer, N. A., Wagner, K., Geiger, M. J., Schütz, E., Schulze-Bonhage, A., Heers, M., & Schönenberg, M. (2022). Eye-movement patterns during emotion recognition in focal epilepsy: An exploratory investigation. Seizure, 100, 95-102.
Meyerhoff, H. S., Gehrer, N. A., Merz, S., & Frings, C. (2022). The beep-speed illusion: Non-spatial tones increase perceived speed of visual objects in a forced-choice paradigm. Cognition, 219, 104978.
Stein, T., Jusyte, A., Gehrer, N. A., Scheeff, J., & Schönenberg, M. (2022). Intact prioritization of fearful faces during continuous flash suppression in psychopathy. Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science, 131(5), 517.
Zajenkowska, A., Bodecka-Zych, M., Gehrer, N.A., Krejtz, K., Lawrence, C., Schönenberg, M., & Jusyte, A. (2022). Gender differences in sensitivity to provocation and hostile attribution bias toward ambiguous facial cues in violent offenders and community-based adults. Motivation and Emotion.
Gehrer, N. A., Zajenkowska, A., Bodecka, M., & Schönenberg, M. (2021). Attention orienting to the eyes in violent female and male offenders: An eye-tracking study. Biological Psychology, 163, 108136.
Gehrer, N. A., Duchowski, A. T., Jusyte, A., & Schönenberg, M. (2020). Eye contact during live social interaction in incarcerated psychopathic offenders. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment.
Gehrer, N. A., Scheeff, J., Jusyte, A., & Schönenberg, M. (2019). Impaired attention toward the eyes in psychopathic offenders: Evidence from an eye tracking study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 118, 121-129.
Jusyte, A., Pfister, R., Gehrer, N. A., & Schönenberg, M. (2019). Risky business! Behavioral bias and motivational salience of rule-violations in children with conduct disorder. Psychiatry Research, 271, 740-746.
Duchowski, A. T., Krejtz, K., Biele, C., Niedzielska, A., Kiefer, P., Giannopoulos, I., Gehrer, N. A., Schönenberg, M. (2017). An inverse-linear logistic model of the main sequence. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 10(3):4, 1-19.
Meyerhoff, H. S., & Gehrer, N. A. (2017). Visuo-perceptual capabilities predict sensitivity for coinciding auditory and visual transients in multi-element displays. PloS one, 12(9), e0183723.


Peer-reviewed conference articles

Duchowski, A. T., Krejtz, K., Gehrer, N. A., Bafna, T., Bækgaard, P. (2020). The Low/High Index of pupillary activity. Proceedings of CHI 2020.
Duchowski, A. T., Gehrer, N. A., Schönenberg, M., & Krejtz, K. (2019). Art Facing Science: Artistic Heuristics for Face Detection: Tracking Gaze When Looking at Faces. Proceedings of the 11th ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications.
Duchowski, A. T., Jörg, S., Screws, J., Gehrer, N. A., Schönenberg, M., & Krejtz, K. (2019). Guiding gaze: expressive models of reading and face scanning. Proceedings of the 11th ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications.
Gehrer, N. A., Schönenberg, M., Duchowski, A. T., & Krejtz, K. (2018). Implementing innovative gaze analytic methods in clinical psychology: A study on eye movements in antisocial violent offenders. Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications.