Prof. Dr. Lars Konienczny

Principal Investigator

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Friedrichstr. 50, R. 03008
79098 Freiburg

+49 (0)761 203-4942


About me

Lars Konieczny is a Cognitive Scientist (Diploma, PhD, and habiltation in Psychology) with extensive inter-disciplinary research experience. He has been, and still is, principle investigator in many third-party funded projects, and collaborating with Linguists, Computerlinguists, Computer Scientists and Clinical researchers. He is an expert in eye-tracking, and empirical research in general, as well as in cognitive and connectionist modelling. His main research area is Language Comprehension and Production.


psycholinguistics, eye-movement research on language processing and spatial reasoning, cognitive modelling (ACT-R, connectionist models), embodied cognition

Research Projects

o    Understanding Science: Cognitive and linguistic studies on the optimization of knowledge representation and knowledge transfer in popular science writing. (Pop-Sci, 2010-2013)
o    CSPACE (R8), SFB TR8 "Raumkognition" (2010-2014)
o    SignTrack, SFB TR8 "Raumkognition"
o    Research training group (Graduiertenkolleg) 1624/1 "Frequenzeffekte in der Sprache" (2009+)


1996-1998    Postdoktorandenstipendium im GrK Kognitionswissenschaft, Saarbrücken
2009-2011     Internal Senior Research Fellow am Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS)

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