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CV

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Education

University of Cambridge, PhD in Biological Sciences at MRC CBU since 2017
Supervisor: Rik Henson
College: Clare Hall
Ruhr-University Bochum, M.Sc. Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience 2015 – 2017
University of Nebraska – Omaha, Term abroad in Psycholoy 2014
Ruhr-University Bochum, B.Sc. Psychology 2012 – 2015

Scholarships & Honors

Gates Cambridge Scholarship since 2017
Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation, USA

Full student scholarship 2014 – 2017
Hans-Böckler Foundation, Germany

Scholarship for a term abroad 2014
Mid-American Universities International (MAUI), USA

University of Nebraska – Omaha’s Chancellor’s list 2014

Talks

Using immersive virtual reality to examine the U-shaped relationship between schema and memory performance 
5th May 2019
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar
University of Cambridge
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Using immersive reality to examine the U-shaped relationship between schema and memory performance
4th April 2019
Cambridge Memory Meeting
University of Cambridge

U-shaped relationship between object-location expectancy and memory performance in an immersive reality environment
3rd Jan 2019
Annual meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society
London

Open notebooks in cognitive neuroscience
20th Nov 2018
Open Science Day
University of Cambridge
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Using RMarkdown to create scientific manuscripts
5th Dec 2017
Methods day
University of Cambridge
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Interaction between reward anticipation and stress hormone during memory formation
1st Nov 2017
Gates Cambridge internal symposium

Reward anticipation modulates the effect of cortisol on memory
1st Jan 2017
Research colloquium “Cognitive Psychology and Psychoneuroendocrinology”
Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Psychology

Posters

Quent, J. A., Henson, R. N. (April 4, 2019). Using hydrocortisone to modulate the U-shape between expectancy and memory. BNA 2019 Festival of Neuroscience, Dublin (Ireland).

Quent, J. A., Meyer, M. Ros, T.,Kuchinke, L. (May 31, 2018). Reading prevails: automatic word recognition in a single-letter Stroop task. Psychologie und Gehirn 2018, Gießen (Germany).

Meyer, M., Manrique Aristizabal, J. A., Quent, J. A., Crawford, B., & Vuilleumier, P. (May 11, 2018). Regulating With The Mind’s Eye: The Link Between Mental Imagery And Emotion Regulation. 36. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der DGPs, Landau (Germany).

Quent, J. A., McCullough, A. M., Sazma M., Wolf O. T., Yonelinas A. P. (March 12, 2018). Tag-and-capture theory in light of reward anticipation and post-encoding stress. Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar 2018, Cambridge (United Kingdom).

Theses

Reward anticipation modulates the effect of cortisol on memory
M.Sc. 2017
Supervisors: Oliver T. Wolf & Uta Wiemers
Grade: 1.0

Reading prevails: the electrophysiological signature of semantic access in a Stroop task,
B.Sc. 2015
Supervisors: Lars Kuchinke & Marcel Meyer
Grade: 1.0

Research Experience & Employment

Visting scholar, UC Davis 2016
Department of Psychology
Human Memory Lab
Supervisor: Andrew Yonelinas

Research assistant, Ruhr-University Bochum 2016
Supervisors: Lars Kuchinke & Marcel Meyer

Undergraduate research assistant, Ruhr-University Bochum 2015
Supervisor: Oliver T. Wolf

Undergraduate research assistant, Ruhr-University Bochum 2015
Supervisor: Lars Kuchinke

Internship, St. Joseph Hospital Bochum 2014
Neurological Clinic of the Ruhr-University Bochum
Supervisor: Christian Prehn

Teaching

Undergraduate supervisor, PBS4: Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience 2018/2019
University of Cambridge
Corpus Christi College

Tutor, Neurosciences 2018
Oxford Summer Courses

Undergraduate supervisor, PBS4: Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience 2018
University of Cambridge
Wolfson College

Teaching staff, Introductory course for R (seminar) 2016
Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Psychology

Teaching staff, Introductory course for R (seminar) 2015
Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Psychology

Teaching assistant, Tutorial for 2nd year statistics 2014
Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Psychology