Monika Tschense

Research Interests

  • neurocognition of language
  • reading
  • speech and language perception
  • clinical linguistics


Academic Education

10/2015–10/2018M.A. Linguistics: Cognition and Communication, Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany
10/2014–03/2017M.A. Clinical Linguistics: Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany
10/2011–09/2014B.A. Linguistics: Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Professional Experiences

Since 11/2018PhD student at the Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
05/2017–07/2018Researcher at Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany


Vesker, M., Bahn, D., Kauschke, C., Tschense, M., Degé, F., & Schwarzer, G. (2018). Auditory Emotion Word Primes Influence Emotional Face Categorization in Children and Adults, but Not Vice Versa. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:618.  doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00618


  • Reading time regularity

    The current project is concerned with predicting text comprehension from statistical measures of the reading process. The process of skilled reading is usually marked by fast information processing, as well as a systematic coupling between reading ...