Research Associate

Member of the Cognitive Psychology Group


Department of Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
University of Kassel, Human Sciences
Holländische Str. 36-38
34127 Kassel

Room 2302
Tel. (direct): ++49 561 804 3585
Tel. (secretary): Ricarda Rudloff ++49 561 804 3579
Fax: ++49 561 804 3586
Mail: Dr. Isabel Lindner

Office hours

Wednesday, 10:00-11:00, only by appointment by e-mail


Farnaz Keyvandarian
Phone: +49 561 804-7740

Academic career

2009 Doctorate in Psychology, University of Cologne

2005 Diploma in Psychology, University of Cologne

2004 Diploma in Educational Science, University of Cologne


Professional career

since 2015 Academic Councillor, Institute of Psychology, University of Kassel

2012-2015 Research Assistant and Lecturer for Special Tasks, Department of Psychology, University of Kassel

2004-2012 Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Cologne

Peer-reviewed articles

Pfister, R., Schwarz, K. A., Wirth, R. & Lindner, I. (2017). My command, my act: Observation inflation in face-to-face interactions. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 13, 166-176.

Lindner, I., Schain, C. & Echterhoff, G. (2016). Other-self confusions in action memory: The role of motor processes. Cognition, 149, 67-76.

Lindner, I. & Henkel, L. A. (2015). Confusing what you heard with what you did: False action-memories from auditory cues. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 1791-1797.

Lindner, I. & Echterhoff, G. (2015). Imagination inflation in the mirror. Can imagining others' actions induce false memories of self-performance? Acta Psychologica, 158, 51-60.

Oeberst, A. & Lindner, I. (2015). Unannounced memory tests are not necessarily unexpected by participants. Test expectation and its consequences in the repeated test paradigm. Cognitive Processing, 16, 269-278.

Lindner, I., Drouïn, H., Tanguay, A., Stamenova, V. & Davidson, P.S.R. (2015). Source and destination memory: two sides of the same coin? Memory, 23, 563-576.

Lindner, I. & Davidson, P.S.R. (2014). False action memories in older adults: Relationship with executive functions? Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 21, 560-576.

Lindner, I., Schain, C., Kopietz, R. & Echterhoff, G. (2012). When do we confuse self and other in action memory? Reduced false memories of self-performance after observing actions by an out-group versus in-group actor. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:467.

Schain, C., Lindner, I., Beck, F. & Echterhoff, G. (2012). Looking at the actor's face: Identity cues and attentional focus in false memories of action performance from observation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1201-1204.

Lindner, I., Echterhoff, G., Davidson, P.S.R. & Brand, M. (2010). Observation inflation: your actions become mine. Psychological Science, 21, 1291-1299.