Consultation Hours

Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 am, only via email appointment


Farnaz Keyvandarian
Phone: +49 561 804-7740

Academic career

2009Doctorate in Psychology, University of Cologne
2005Diploma in Psychology, University of Cologne
2004Diploma in Educational Science, University of Cologne


Professional activities

since 2015Academic councillor, Department of Psychology, University of Kassel
2012–2015Research associate and lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Kassel
2004–2012Research assistant/associate, 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.