Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Markett

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Markett
sebastian.markett (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Psychologie → Molekulare Psychologie (J)
Rudower Chaussee 18 , Raum 3.212
(030) 2093-9382
(030) 2093-9332
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin


Research interests


  • Connectomics and Resting-State fMRI
  • Cognitive Neurogenetics and Genetic Imaging
  • Executive Control and Working Memory
  • Personality and Individual Differences




2009 - 2013 University of Bonn, PHD studies in Psychology, degree: PhD
2007 - 2009  University of Bonn, Graduate studies in psychology, degree: Dipl.-Psych.
2006 - 2007 University of Toronto, Graduate studies in psychology and cognitive neuroscience
2003 - 2006 

University of Bonn, Undergraduate studies in psychology


Professional experience


since 2017

Professor, Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Psychology: Molecular Psychology


Acting Professor, University of Lübeck, Department of Psychology I: Psychometrics and Personality Psychology


Visiting Researcher, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA

2013 - 2017

Senior Lecturer (Akademischer Rat), University of Bonn, Department of Psychology: Personality and Biological Psychology, and Center for Economics and Neuroscienc

2009 - 2013

Research Assistant and Lecturer, University of Bonn, Department of Psychology: Personality and Biological Psychology, and Center for Economics and Neuroscience




  • German Association of Psychologists (DGPs)
  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
  • International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)


Editorial board


  • Personality & Individual Differences


Ad-Hoc Reviewer


  • Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis
  • American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Behavioral and Brain Functions
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Brain and Cognition
  • Brain Connectivity
  • Brain Research
  • Brain Imaging & Behavior
  • Cerebral Cortex
  • Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Developmental Psychobiology
  • Eurpean Psychiatry
  • Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Genes, Brain & Behavior
  • Human Brain Mapping
  • International Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Journal of Economics, Personality, and Neuroscience
  • Journal of Individual Differences
  • MIS Quarterly
  • Nature Communications
  • Neurobiology of Aging
  • NeuroImage
  • NeuroImage Clinical
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Neuropsychobiology
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • Nicotine & Tobacco Research
  • OncoTargets & Therapy
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • PLoS One
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry Research
  • Psychological Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychophysiology
  • Scientific Reports
  • Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
  • Social Psychological and Personality Science



92) Montag. C., Markett, S. (in press).  Social media use and cognitive failure: investigating the fear of missing out and social network use disorder relationship. BMC Psychiatry 





91) Nebe, S., Reutter, M., Baker, D., Bölte, J., Domes, G., Gamer, M., Gärtner, A., Gießing, C., Mann, C. G. née, Hilger, K., Jawinski, P., Kulke, L., Lischke, A., Markett, S., Meier, M., Merz, C., Popov, T., Puhlmann, L., Quintana, D., Schäfer, T., Schubert, A.-L., Sperl, M. F. J., Vehlen, A., Lonsdorf, T., & Feld, G. (2023). Enhancing Precision in Human Neuroscience. eLife 12, e85980.



90) Fromm, S. P., Wieland, L., Klettke, A., Nassar, M., Katthagen, T., Markett, S., Heinz, A., & Schlagenhauf, F. (2023). Computational mechanisms of belief updating in relation to psychotic-like experiences. Frontiers in Psychiatry, section Computational Psychiatry.


89) Boeken, O.J., Markett, S. (2023). Systems-level decoding reveals the cognitive and behavioral profile of the human intraparietal sulcus. Frontiers in Neuroimaging 9, 1, 1074674. 


88) Boeken, O.J., Edna, C., Langner, R., Markett, S. (2023). Characterizing functional modules in the human thalamus: Coactivation-based parcellation and systems-level functional decoding. Brain Structure and Function 228,1811-1834.