Berry Claus






short CV

since Oct. 2017

Visiting Professor of General Linguistics, Dept. of German Studies and Linguistics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Researcher, Project YesNo | Priority Program, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Visiting Professor of Psycholinguistics (Acting Chair), Dept. of German Studies and Linguistics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

April-Sept. 2010

Research Scientist at Tübingen Centre for the Study of Language, University of Tübingen


Lecturer/Research Scientist in Psycholinguistics, Saarland University


Postdoc in Experimental Cognitive Psychology, University of Potsdam


Dr. phil. (PhD) in Psychology, Technical University Berlin


Research Assistant, research projects in Cognitive Science, Technical University Berlin and University of Hamburg


Diplom (MSc) in Psychology, Technical University Berlin


Student Research Assistant, Technical University Berlin

some former students/student assistants

Regine Bader (Postdoc, Experimental Neuropsychology Unit, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken)

Roser Garí Pérez (Bali Shark Project)

Jana Hasenäcker (Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin)

Ulrike Karg (Landesanstalt für Kommunikation Baden-Württemberg)

Olga Kriukova (Postdoc, Free Floater Research Group Language Acquisition, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

Kalina Petrova (mindline energy, Nürnberg)

Margit Scheibel (PhD student, DFG Collaborative Research Centre 991, Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf)

Edith Scheifele (PhD student, German Linguistics, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)

Katharina Vnoucek (Amazon)


journals: Acta Astronautica, Acta Psychologica, Cognition, Discourse Processes, Memory & Cognition, Perceptual and Motor Skills, PLOS ONE, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review

conferences/workshops: Linguistic Evidence, DETEC, Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Workshop on Embodied Sentence Processing, Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, KI2009 Workshop on Complex Cognition, Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft

reviewing for publishers: De Gruyter Mouton, John Benjamins

conferences/workshops organization

Workshop Questions, Answers and Negation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, organized by the members of the three projects YesNo | MoLCINS | BiasQ, January 2016

Linguistic Evidence - Berlin Special, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, with Constantin Freitag, Sophie Repp, Edith Scheifele, April 2013

guest lecture series Computational Linguistics, Saarland University, 2007-2010

symposium Melting frozen time: Processing and representing the temporal structure of described events, with Barbara Kaup, 9th Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society, Technical University of Dresden, September 2008

symposium Effekte des beschriebenen Sachverhalts und der Art und Weise der Beschreibung beim Satz- und Textverstehen, with Barbara Kaup, 48th Annual German Conference of Experimental Psychologists, University of Mainz, March, 2006

First European Workshop on Cognitive Modelling, Technical University Berlin, member of the local organizing team, November 1996

workshop Perspektive in Sprache und Raum, Technical University Berlin, member of the organizing team, April 1996