Sigrid Scherpiet

Sigrid Scherpiet, MSc.

research associate

Curriculum vitae

2004 – 2008B.Sc. in psychology with course specialization in forensic psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
2008 – 2009Research assistant in the research project „European Twin Study Network on Schizophrenia – EUTwinsS“ (Dr. I. Nenadic), University of Jena, Germany
2009 – 2011 M.Sc. in Neural & Behavioral Sciences, International Max-Planck Research School, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Since 2011Research associate in the research project “emotion regulation“ (Prof. Dr. med. U. Herwig), University of Zurich

Current research projects

  •  Neurobiological mechanisms of emotion regulation and self-referential cognitions and emotions in patients with borderline personality disorder
  • Training to regulate the amygdala by means of real-time fMRI neurofeedback


  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • real-time fMRI neurofeedback
  • Psychophysiology

Publications (PDF, 63 KB)