Thomas Habekost

Thomas Habekost



9th of February 1973 (Holstebro, Denmark)



Cand.Psych. (University of Copenhagen, 2000). Ph.D. (University of Copenhagen, 2005)


Current position:

2017-        : Full Professor in Cognitive Neuropsychology, Dept. of Psychology, KU

2015-        : Deputy Head of Department, Dept. of Psychology, KU


Previous positions:

2013-2017 : Professor MSO of Cognitive Neuropsychology, Dept. of Psychology, KU

2011-2013 : Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology, Dept. of Psychology, KU

2008-2010: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, KU

2006-2008: Postdoc, KU Priority Area "Brain and Mind".

2005:          Postdoc, Dept. of Psychology, KU

2002-2005: Ph.D. student, Dept. of Psychology, KU.

2003:          Visiting Scholar, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK.

2001:          Research Assistant, Dept. of Psychology, KU

2001:          Research Assistant, Neurobiological Research Unit, Danish National Hospital.


Administration and evaluation experience

2015-: Deputy Head of Department

2013-2015: Member of the Study Board at Dept. of Psychology, KU

2012-2014: Member of the local Ethical Committee at Dept. of Psychology, KU

2012-: Evaluator of applications for academic positions (PhD scholarships, postdocs, associate professorships)

2011-2016: Member of the Young Academy of the Danish Royal Society for Sciences and Letters

2010-: Research Coordinator for the International TVA network

2008-2012: Member of the Institute Council at Dept. of Psychology, KU

2008-: Member of the Steering Group at Center for Visual Cognition, KU


Ad-hoc reviewer for the European Science Foundation, the Swedish Research Council, Cognitive Psychology, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Neuropsychologia, Neuropsychology, Psychonomic Bulleting and Review, and Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience.







Cand.psych., Ph.D.

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