M. Sc. Maximilian Friehs

Gebäude D    Raum 313
Telefon: +49 (0)651 201 3250

Educational / Professional History

since July 2017
PhD student & Research Associate, Department of General Psychology I, University of Trier

March - July 2017
Research intern, Human Computer Interaction - Lab, University of Saskatchewan (Canada)

2015 - 2017
Master of Science in Psychology, University of Trier

Aug. - Oct. 2016
Human resource intern, Department Compensation & Performance Management, Kienbaum Consultants International GmbH

2012 - 2015
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Trier

Aug. - Dec. 2015
Student assistant, Chancellors office, University of Trier

May - July 2015
Research intern, Department of Differential Psychology, University of Trier

Jan. - Dec. 2014
Student research assistant, Department of Applied Social Psychology, University of Trier

Sep. - Oct. 2014
Research intern, Department for Digital Humanities, University of Trier

Sep. - Dec.2013
Clinical intern, Pfalzklinikum für Psychiatrie & Neurologie in Rockenhausen

April - July 2012
Clinical intern, Zentralinstitut für seelische Gesundheit in Mannheim

Research Interests

• Neuromodulation with tDCS

• Action control

• Relation between stress and cognitive performance




Journal Articles (peer-reviewed)

Frings, C., Brinkmann, T., Friehs, M., & van Lipzig, T. (2018). Single session tDCS over the left DLPFC disrupts interference processing. Brain & Cognition, 120, 1-7. doi 10.1016/j.bandc.2017.11.005

Birk, Max V., Friehs, Maximilian A. & Mandryk, Regan L. (2017). Age-Based Preferences and Player Experience: A Crowdsourced Cross-sectional Study. Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY 2017), 157-170. doi 10.1145/3116595.3116608

Conference Contributions / Talks

Friehs, M. A. & Frings, C. (2018). Pimping Inhibition: Anodal tDCS enhances Stop-Signal Reaction Time. Talk at the 60th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2018), March 11. - 14., 2018, Germany.

Frings, C., Brinkmann, T., Friehs, M. A., & van Lipzig, T. (2017). Cathodal tDCS over the left DLPFC disrupts interference processing. Talk at the 50th Herbsttreffen experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie, Nov. 3.-5., 2017, Ulm, Germany.

Invited Talks

Friehs, M. A. (2018). Neuromodulation via tDCS: tDCS Einflüsse auf die Handlungssteuerung. Eingeladener Vortrag in der Arbeitsgruppe Psychologie und Bewegung, Department Sport und Gesundheit, Universität Paderborn, 14.02.2018.

Friehs, M. A. (2018). Bedtime stories with Max: An introduction to tDCS and its applications. Invited talk for the The Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan (Canada), 26.01.2018.