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M.Sc. Ph.D. Mathias BENEDEK Senior Scientist, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Graz


2005 Master of Science, Psychology, University of Graz
2007-2009 Researcher and Lecturer, Section General Psychology, University of Kiel
2009 PhD, Psychology, University of Kiel
since 2013 Senior Scientist, Department Psychology, University of Graz
2013-2015 Lecturer, University of Klagenfurt
2015 Venia docendi, Psychology, University of Graz


American Psychological Association - Division 10: Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts
Austrian and German Psychological Society
Styrian Initiative of Brain Research
Editorial Board, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts
Editorial Board, Creativity: Theory - Research - Applications


Arendasy M., Benedek M., Jauk E., Neubauer A.C., Sommer M., Intelligence, creativity, and cognitive control: The common and differential involvement of executive functions in intelligence and creativity, Intelligence, 46, 73-83, 2014
Benedek M., Ebner F., Fink A., Jauk E., Koschutnig K., Neubauer A. C., Reishofer G., To create or to recall? Neural mechanisms underlying the generation of creative new ideas, NeuroImage, 88, 125-133, 2014
Benedek M., Jauk E., Spontaneous and controlled processes in creative cognition, in Christoff K., Fox K.C.R. (eds.), The Oxford handbook of spontaneous thought: Mind wandering, creativity, dreaming, and clinical Disorders, Oxford University Press, in preparation


Berlyne Award (early career award), Division 10 of the American Psychological Association
Fellowship, Salzburg Global Seminar