Lioba Enk

Lioba Enk

Doctoral candidate
Research interests: • mind-brain-body interactions • neuromodulation • alexithymia • transdiagnostic approaches to psychiatry


Academic education

since 2021    Doctoral candidate, Max Planck School of Cognition, Leipzig, Germany
                        Lab rotations in the orientation year: Arno VillringerIsabel Dziobek and Hugo Critchley

2018–2021   M.Sc. Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany

2014–2018   B.Sc. Psychology with a minor in Psychopathology and Clinical Neuropsychology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany


Academic awards

2018  Travel Award, 11th Scientific Meeting for Autism Spectrum Conditions, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2016  Travel Award, Seminar “Empathy: Perspectives from Philosophy and Science” (Chair for Practical Philosophy and Ethics, LMU Munich), Venice International University, Italy



Weigand, A., Trilla, I., Enk, L., O’Connell, G., Prehn, K., Brick, T. R., & Dziobek, I. (2021). How much of me do I see in other minds? Modulating egocentricity in emotion judgments by tDCS. Brain Sciences, 11(4):512. doi:10.3390/brainsci11040512


Poster presentations and talks

Bayramova, R.*, Goltermann, O.*, Enk, L., Hinrichs, M. A. B., Kamp, F., Serio, B., & Hofmann, S. (2022). Explainable AI for higher cognitive functions: How to provide explanations in the face of increasing complexity. Talk given at 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Lille, France.

Forster, C.*, Enk, L.*, Panagoulas, E., Al, E., Grund, M., & Villringer, A. (2022). Informative cue on stimulus frequency determines criterion in near-threshold somatosensory detection. Poster presented at 9th MindBrainBody Symposium, Berlin, Germany.

Weigand, A., Enk, L., Moebert, T., Zoerner, D., Schneider, J., Lucke, U., & Dziobek, I. (2019). Introducing E.V.A. – A new training app for social cognition. Design, development, and first acceptance and usability evaluation for autistic users. Poster presented at 12th Scientific Meeting for Autism Spectrum Conditions, Augsburg, Germany.

Enk, L., O’Connell, G., Prehn, K., Domke, J., Brick, T. R., Dziobek, I., & Weigand, A. (2018). How much of me do I see in you – Neural correlates of self-other distinction in the affective domain. Poster presented at 11th Scientific Meeting for Autism Spectrum Conditions, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

* shared first-authorship

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