My research interest is to explore the mechanisms involved in object perception and recognition – more specifically those engaged in when encountering human faces.
I graduated at the Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany (major in Neuropsychology). In the course of my undergrad thesis I conducted experiments with developmental prosopagnosics under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Irene Daum.
Under the supervision of Bruno Rossion my research has been devoted to identifying the nature of face processing in the normal human brain as well as in acquired prosopagnosia. For this means I have been investigating the processing of the geometric properties of faces and their relation to holistic processing as well as the peculiarities of familiar face processing.
Ramon, M., Caharel, S., & Rossion, B. (2011). The speed of personally familiar face recognition. Perception, 40, 437-449. [PDF]