Assistant Prof. Dr. André Schulz, Dipl.-Psych.
Head of Clinical Psychophysiology Laboratory (CLIPSLAB)
Deputy Director of the Experimental Psychology Laboratories Network (EPSYLON)
at the University of Luxembourg

Lehrbeauftragter

Adresse:

UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG
CAMPUS BELVAL
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-zur-Alzette
Maison des Sciences Humaines, R. 04 35 190

Telefon:(+352) 46 66 44 95 49
Fax:(+352) 46 66 44 95 35
E-Mail / Web:mail / web
Forschungs-
interessen:
  • Interozeption und viszeral-afferente Signalübermittlung
  • Stress und Psychophysiologie
  • Startle-Modulation
  • Körperbezogene psychische Störungen
Lehrveranstaltungensiehe PORTA
Curriculum Vitae
Professional Experience 

Since 01/2020

Assistant Professor; Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences / Institute for Health and Behavior / Head of CLIPSLAB

 

12/2014

Authorisation to manage research and to supervise PhD students (ADR)

 

09/2014-12/2019

Research Scientist; Research Unit INSIDE / Institute for Health and Behaviour

 

07/2012-08/2014

Post-doctoral Research Fellow; Research Unit INSIDE / Institute for Health and Behaviour

 

01/2009-06/2012    

Research Associate, Institute of Psychobiology, Division of Clinical Physiology, University of Trier

 

04/2007-12/2008

Stipendiary of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft: DFG)
International Research Training Group „Psychoneuroendocrinology of Stress: From Molecules and Genes to Affect and Cognition“, GRK 1389/1

 

Higher Education

12/2009   

PhD thesis: „Cardiac Modulation of Startle Eye Blink: A Pre-Attentive Method to Assess Interoceptive and Baro-Afferent Neural Traffic.“

04/2007-12/2009    

Graduate studies in Psychobiology, International Research Training Group „Psychoneuroendocrinology of Stress“, University of Trier

10/2002-03/2007

Studies in Psychology, University of Trier

 

Competetive Grants

2022-2026 

Project grant “Shared Underlying Mechanisms of Long-Covid and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - A psychoneuroendocrinological and psychoimmunological perspective” (SUMCO), Young Academics scheme, by candidate Nina Buntic, funded by the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Luxembourg, Role: PI/Supervisor (approx. € 190.000,-)
2022-2025AFR PhD grant “Video game effects on stress levels and the moderating role of personality factors” (VGESP, no. 14567098), by candidate Gary Wagener, PI: André Melzer, funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg, Role: Co-Supervisor (approx. € 190.000,-)
2021-2025Project grant “Interoception of bodily sensations across organ domains and its relevance for somatic symptoms” (INBODY: no. 14638184), INTER scheme, collaborative project with Nathalie Weltens/Andreas von Leupoldt (Catholic University of Leuven), co-funded by the Research Foundation Flanders and the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg, Role: PI (1 FTE; € 261.000,- for the University of Luxembourg; total funding granted: € 754.520,-)
2021-2024Project grant “Cognitive Modulation of Pain in Aging – Impact of Stress and Executive Functions – a Psychophysiological Approach” (PAGES: no. 14672835), CORE scheme, collaborative project with Angelika Dierolf (PI), Marian Van der Meulen, Wolfgang Miltner and Claus Vögele, funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg, Role: Co-Investigator (1 FTE; € 422.000,-)
2020-2024EU Horizon 2020 Grant “Systems approach of urban environments and health” (SURREAL; no. 956780), Marie Curie Innovative Training Networks, Call H2020-MSCA-ITN-2020, funded by the European Commission, Role: Co-Investigator (approx. € 500.000,-)
2018-2022AFR PhD grant “Stress effects on interoceptive learning and memory as mechanism of somatic symptom generation” (INMEMO, no. 12534400), by candidate Ruta Müller, funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg, Role: PI/Supervisor (approx. € 178.000,-)
2018-2020Faculty Grant in the Merit-Based Funding Scheme by the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education, Role: PI (€ 15.000,-)
2017-2023Project grant “Interoception and chronic stress” (INSTRESS), funded by the Research Office of the University of Luxembourg, Role: PI (1 FTE; € 190.000,-)
2015-2018Project grant “Interoception in medically unexplained symptoms” (INMEDEX), funded by funded by the Research Office of the University of Luxembourg, Role: PI (1 FTE; € 174.000,-)
2015-2018AFR PhD grant “Social rejection in early childhood and its effects on stress responses in later life” (REJECT, no. 9825384) by candidate Violetta Schaan, funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (Role: Co-Supervisor; approx. € 111.000,-)
2011-2013University Research Focus “Psychobiology of Stress“, (Role: Early Career Member, with co-applicants H. Schächinger, E. Naumann, C. Muller, J. Meyer, R. Neumann und C. Frings), funded by the Land Rheinland-Pfalz (overall: € 120.000,-)
2010-2011Project grant “Modulation of startle response by visceral stress through filling of the urinary bladder“, funded by the Research Fonds of the University of Trier, Role: PI (€ 4.000,-)
Awards
02/2016Young Investigator Publication Prize 2016 of the German Society for Psychology, Section Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology, for publication:
Müller, L.E., Schulz, A., Andermann, M., Gabel, A., Gescher, D.M., Spohn, A., Herpertz, S.C. & Bertsch, K. (2015). Cortical Representation of Afferent Bodily Signals in Borderline Personality Disorder: Neural Correlates and Relationship to Emotional Dysregulation. JAMA Psychiatry, 72, 1077-1086. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.1252.
11/2010Dissertation Prize 2010, University of Trier (€ 2.000,-)
2008-2009Stipend of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft: DFG) within the International Research Training Group “Psychoneuroendocrinology of Stress“, GRK 1389/1
09/2005Travel funds by the Research Fonds of the University of Trier

 

aktuelle Publikationsliste

siehe Homepage Dr. André Schulz, LU

Publikationen:

Books:

  • Gollwitzer, M, Pfetsch, J, Schneider, V, Schulz, A, Steffke, T, & Ulrich, C. (Eds.). (2007). Gewaltprävention bei Kindern und Jugendlichen. Aktuelle Erkenntnisse aus Forschung und Praxis. Göttingen: Hogrefe.


Articles in international peer-reviewed journals

 

  • Michal, M, Reuchlein, B, Adler, J, Reiner, I, Beutel, M, Vögele, C, Schächinger, H, & Schulz, A. (in press). Striking discrepancy of anomalous body experiences with normal interoceptive accuracy in depersonalization-derealization disorder. PLoS ONE.
  • Peifer, C, Schulz, A, Schächinger, H, Baumann, N, & Antoni, C. H. (in press). The Relation of Flow-Experience and Physiological Arousal Under Stress – Can U Shape It? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S, Plein, D, Schulz, A, Oitzl, M. S, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schächinger, H. (2014). Acoustic startle reactivity while processing reward related food cues during food deprivation: evidence from women in different menstrual cycle phases and men. Psychophysiology, 51(2), 159-167.
  • Larra, M. F, Schulz, A, Schilling, T. M, Ferreira de Sá, D. S, Best, D, Kozik, B, & Schächinger, H. (2014). Heart rate response to post-learning stress predicts memory consolidation. Neurobiology of Learning & Memory, 109, 74-81.
  • Schulz, A, Lass-Hennemann, J, Sütterlin, S, Schächinger, H, & Vögele, C. (2013). Cold pressor stress induces opposite effects on cardioceptive accuracy dependent on assessment paradigm. Biological Psychology, 93(1), 167-174.
  • Schulz, A., Strelzyk, F., Ferreira de Sa, D.S., Naumann, E., Vogele, C. & Schachinger, H. (2013). Cortisol rapidly affects amplitudes of heartbeat-evoked brain potentials-Implications for the contribution of stress to an altered perception of physical sensations? Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38, 2691-2698.
  • Bertsch, K, Hagemann, D, Naumann, E, Schachinger, H, & Schulz, A. (2012). Stability of Heart Rate Variability Indices Reflecting Parasympathetic Activity. Psychophysiology, 49(5), 672-682.
  • Deuter, C. E, Kuehl, L. K, Blumenthal, T. D, Schulz, A, Oitzl, M. S, & Schachinger, H. (2012). Effects of cold pressor stress on the human startle response. PLoS ONE, 7(11), 49866-49866.
  • Lass-Hennemann, J, Deuter, C. E, Kuehl, L. K, Schulz, A, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2011). Effect of facial self-resemblance on the startle response and subjective ratings of erotic stimuli in heterosexual men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40(5), 1007-1014.
  • Lass-Hennemann, J, Kuehl, L. K, Schulz, A, Oitzl, M. S, & Schachinger, H. (2011). Stress strengthens memory of first impressions of others’ positive personality traits. PLoS ONE, 6(1), 16389-16389.
  • Richter, S, Schulz, A, Zech, C. M, Oitzl, M. S, Daskalakis, N. P, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2011). Cortisol rapidly disrupts prepulse inhibition in healthy men. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36(1), 109-114.
  • Romer, S, Schulz, A, Richter, S, Lass-Hennemann, J, & Schachinger, H. (2011). Oral cortisol impairs implicit sequence learning. Psychopharmacology, 215(1), 33-40.
  • Schulz, A, Plein, D. E, Richter, S, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2011). Cold pressor stress affects cardiac attenuation of startle. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 79(3), 385-391.
  • Walter, M, Degen, B, Treugut, C, Albrich, J, Oppel, M, Schulz, A, Schachinger, H, Dursteler-MacFarland, K. M, & Wiesbeck, G. A. (2011). Affective reactivity in heroin-dependent patients with antisocial personality disorder. Psychiatry Research, 187(1-2), 210-213.
  • Walter, M, Wiesbeck, G. A, Degen, B, Albrich, J, Oppel, M, Schulz, A, Schachinger, H, & Dursteler-MacFarland, K. M. (2011). Heroin reduces startle and cortisol response in opioid-maintained heroin-dependent patients. Addiction Biology, 16(1), 145-151.
  • Lass-Hennemann, J, Deuter, C. E, Kuehl, L. K, Schulz, A, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2010). Effects of stress on human mating preferences: stressed individuals prefer dissimilar mates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B : Biological Sciences, 277(1691), 2175-2183.
  • Lass-Hennemann, J, Schulz, A, Nees, F, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2009). Direct gaze of photographs of female nudes influences startle in men. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 72(2), 111-114.
  • Nees, F, Hahn, M, Schulz, A, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2009). Aversive associative conditioning of prepulses in a startle inhibition paradigm. Psychophysiology, 46(3), 481-486.
  • Richter, S, Schulz, A, Port, J, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2009). Cardiopulmonary baroreceptors affect reflexive startle eye blink. Physiology, 98(5), 587-593.
  • Schulz, A, Lass-Hennemann, J, Nees, F, Blumenthal, T. D, Berger, W, & Schachinger, H. (2009). Cardiac modulation of startle eye blink. Psychophysiology, 46(2), 234-240.
  • Schulz, A, Lass-Hennemann, J, Richter, S, Romer, S, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2009). Lateralization effects on the cardiac modulation of acoustic startle eye blink. Biological Psychology, 80(3), 287-291.
  • Schulz, A, Reichert, C. F, Richter, S, Lass-Hennemann, J, Blumenthal, T. D, & Schachinger, H. (2009). Cardiac modulation of startle: effects on eye blink and higher cognitive processing. Brain & Cognition, 71(3), 265-271.
  • Savaskan, E, Ehrhardt, R, Schulz, A, Walter, M, & Schachinger, H. (2008). Post-learning intranasal oxytocin modulates human memory for facial identity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 33(3), 368-374.
  • Savaskan, E, Muller, S. E, Bohringer, A, Schulz, A, & Schachinger, H. (2008). Antidepressive therapy with escitalopram improves mood, cognitive symptoms, and identity memory for angry faces in elderly depressed patients. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 11(3), 381-388.


Contributions to Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

 

  • Schulz, A. (2013). Autorhythmie. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 230). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Blutdruck. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 304). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Elektrodermale Aktivität, Kennwerte. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 429-430). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Elektrodermale Aktivität, Messung. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 430). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Elektrokardiogramm. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 430). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Herzfrequenz. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 689). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Herzratenvariabilität. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 689-690). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Herzzeitvolumen. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 690). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Kardiovaskuläre Aktivität. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 810-811). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Riva-Rocci-Verfahren. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 1338-1339). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Schlagvolumen des Herzens. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 1369-1370). Bern: Huber.
  • Schulz, A. (2013). Schweißdrüsen, ekkrine. In M. A., Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed, pp. 1381-1382). Bern: Huber.
Reviewer-Tätigkeit:

Ad-hoc Reviewing for International Journals

  • Anxiety, Stress & Coping
  • Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical
  • Behavioural Brain Research                             
  • Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging
  • Biological Psychology
  • BMC Psychology
  • Brain and Cognition
  • Brain Imaging and Behavior
  • Clinical Psychology in Europe
  • Clinical Psychological Review
  • Cognition
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Cortex
  • Frontiers in Psychiatry
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
  • International Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Journal of Affective Disorders
  • Journal of Applied Biomedicine
  • Journal of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry
  • Journal of Individual Differences
  • Journal of Personality Disorders
  • Journal of Psychiatric Research
  • Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • NeuroImage
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior
  • Philosophical Transactions B
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • PLOS ONE
  • Psychiatry Research
  • Psychological Medicine
  • Psychological Reports
  • Psychological Research
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • Psychophysiology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Perception
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Scientific Reports
  • Trials
  • Verhaltenstherapie
  • Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie

Ad-hoc Reviewing for International Funding Agencies

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)/German Research Foundation
  • Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS)/National Fund for Scientific Research
  • Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)/Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
  • Schweizerischer Nationalfonds (SNF)/Swiss National Fund
  • Wellcome Trust
Supervision of PhD thesessiehe Homepage Dr. André Schulz, LU

November 2021