Dr. Isabell Winkler


Winkler, IIsabell Winkler is a post-doc research fellow from Germany. She received her doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) and Diploma in Psychology from the Chemnitz University of Technology. Isabell wrote her dissertation on the human processing of frequency and duration. Her main research interests are in factors influencing human time perception. Isabell joined the MIT2 team in October 2013, working in collaboration with Dr. Peter Hancock and Ben Sawyer for a joint research project on time perception in driving situations. Using driving simulation technologies, the effects of decisive factors like cognitive load, physiological arousal, and time pressure on time perception and the resulting driving behavior are modeled and investigated.