LEAD Graduate School & Research Network

Tobias Appel, M.Sc.

Research Interest

I conduct research right at the intersection between psychology and computer science. To be more concrete, my main focus is eye tracking, especially its applications in the field of psychology. I aim to further the understanding of cognitive processes by means of measuring eye-related features like pupil diameter, pupil oscillation and gaze behavior and applying machine-learning algorithms as a tool for analysis.

Currently I investigate the connection between eye-tracking measures and self-regulation. The goal is to find gaze patterns during task-solving that enable us to make accurate predictions about the self-regulation capability of a person, thereby giving insight into their behavior and thoughts.

Intersection 2: Educational Neuroscience

Supervisors: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Enkelejda Kasneci, Prof. Dr. Peter Gerjets


Curriculum Vitae

Since 04/2017

PhD student at LEAD Graduate School and Research Network

07/2015 - 04/2017 Research assistant, Perception Engeneering department, University of Tübingen
10/2014 - 03/2017

Master of Science, Computer Science, University of Tübingen

10/2011 - 09/2014

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, University of Tübingen

10/2011 - 02/2016

Teaching assistant, Mathematics for computer scientists, University of Tübingen

10/2009 - 09/2011

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, University of Tübingen (no degree, switched major)