Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft

Team Prof. Dr. Sabine Sczesny (Extraordinaria)

Dr. Anelis Kaiser

Telefon
+41 31 631 56 36
E-Mail
anelis.kaiser@psy.unibe.ch
Büro
A 340
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Institut für Psychologie
Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft
Fabrikstrasse 8
3012 Bern / Schweiz
Sprechstunde
nach Vereinbarung
  • Sex and Gender Differences in Neuroscience
  • Feminist Neuroscience
  • Gender and Language
  • Neurolinguistics and Gender (Studies)
  • Neurocognition of Language
  • Gender Theory & (Studies of) Science
  • Inter- and Transdisciplinarity between Science and Gender Studies
  • Multilingualism in the Brain

Education and Degrees

2008
Ph. D. Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland
2001
Diploma Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland

Academic Positions

2013 - 2015
Marie Heim-Vögtlin fellow at the Department of Psychology, section of Social Psychology (Title of project "Multi-Scale Battery of Femaleness and Maleness to Examine Language Processing and its Plasticity in Structure and Function of the Brain". Funder: Swiss National Foundation)
2012
Vetretungsprofessur at Cognitive Science and Gender Research at the Centre for Cognitive Science, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
2010 - 2012
Visiting professorship at the Institute of Pedagogical Psychology / Centre for Interdisciplinary Women’s and Gender Studies, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
2010
Initiation and organisation of the International Network NeuroGenderings: Critical Studies of the Sexed Brain
2008 - 2009
Visiting scholar at the Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala, Sweden (Networking with members of the GenNa programme (Gender in natural sciences)
2007 - 2010
Research assistant at Zentrum Gender Studies (Project Gender and Science), University of Basel, Switzerland
2005 - 2006
Visiting research PhD student at BIOS (Multidisciplinary Research Centre in Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England (Funder: Swiss National Science Foundation)
2005
Research assistant at the Institute of Informatics and Society, University of Freiburg/Br., Germany
2002 - 2005
Research assistant in The Multilingual Brain (an interdisciplinary research project; method: fMRI), Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel
2002 - 2005
Graduate student in the Graduate School Science – Gender – Symbolic Order, University of Basel, Switzerland

Articles

Kaiser, A. (accepted). Estudios de género y producción del género por las neurosciencias. In C. Mora, A. Kottow, M. Ceballos, V. Osses (Eds.), Investigación, Políticas y Programas de Género. Santiago de Chile: Fondo de Cultura Económica.

Dischellenberg, D. & Kaiser, A. (accepted). The sex/gender distinction: Beyond F and M. In C. Travis & J. W. White (Eds.), APA Handbook of the Psychology of Women. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Kaiser A. (accepted). Hat das Gehirn ein Geschlecht? Kritische Untersuchung von neurowissenschaftlichen Studien. In M. Koreuber, & B. Aßmann (Eds.), Das Geschlecht in der Biologie: Anregungen zu einem Perspektivwechsel. Baden-Baden: Nomos-Verlag.

Kaiser, A. (2016). Gender Matters and Gender Materialities in the Brain. In V. Pitts-Taylor (Ed.), Mattering: Feminism, Science and Materialism (pp. 122- 139). New York: NYU Press.

Kaiser, A., & Schmitz, S. (2016). Neuroscience, Brain Research, and Sexuality. In N. Naples (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, IV (pp. 1759-1765). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Joel, D., Kaiser, A., Richardson, S., Ritz, S., Roy, D., and Subramaniam, B. (2015). Lab Meeting: A Discussion on experiments and experimentation. Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, 1(1), 1-12. www.catalystjournal.org

Kaiser, A., Eppenberger, L., Kuenzli, E., Smieskova, R., Borgwardt, S., Radue, E.W., ... Bendfeldt, K. (2015). Age of second language acquisition in multilinguals has an impact on grey matter volume in language-associated brain areas. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 638.

Kaiser, A., & Dussauge, I. (2015). Feminist and Queer Repoliticizations of the Brain. EspacesTemps.net, Travaux, 13.04.2015, www.espacestemps.net/articles/feminist-and-queer-repoliticizations-of-the-brain/

Fine, C., Joel, D., Jordan-Young, R., Kaiser, A., & Rippon, G. (2014). Why Males ≠ Corvettes, Females ≠ Volvos, and Scientific Criticism ≠ Ideology: A Response to “Equal ≠ The Same: Sex Differences in the Human Brain” by Larry Cahill in Cerebrum.

Stein, M., Winkler, C., Kaiser, A., & Dierks, T. (2014). Structural brain changes related to bilingualism: Does immersion make a difference? Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1116.

Rippon, G., Jordan-Young, R., Kaiser, A., & Fine, C. (2014). Recommendations for sex/gender neuroimaging research: Key principles and implications for research design, analysis and interpretation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 650.

Kaiser, A. (2014). On the (Im)possibility of a Feminist and Queer Neuroexperiment. In S. Schmitz, & G. Höppner (Eds.), Gendered Neurocultures. Feminist and Queer Perspectives on Current Brain Discourses (Series: challenge GENDER – Contemporary challenges of within Gender Theory Vol. 2, pp. 41-66). Wien: Zaglossus.

Fine, C., Jordan-Young, B., Kaiser, A., & Rippon, G. (2013). Plasticity, plasticity, plasticity … and the rigid problem of sex. Trends in Cognitive Science, 17, 550-551.

Ferstl, E. C., & Kaiser, A. (2013). Wie quantitative Methoden aus der Experimental- und Neuropsychologie einen Beitrag zur Geschlechterforschung leisten können. Gender, Zeitschrift für Geschlecht, Kultur und Gesellschaft, 3, 9–25.

Dussauge, I., & Kaiser, A. (2013). Repolitisations féministes et queer du cerveau. Revue d'anthropologie des connaissances, 7(3), 667–692.

Kaiser A. (2013). Zum (An)Erkennen von Gleichheit und Differenz in Geschlechterforschung und Neurowissenschaft – ein kritischer Vergleich. In G. Grisard, U.  Jäger, & T. König (Eds.), Verschieden sein – Nachdenken über Geschlecht und Differenz (pp. 147-157). Sulzbach/Taunus: Helmer.

Dussauge, I., & Kaiser, A. (2012). Neuroscience and Sex/Gender. Neuroethics, 5(3), 211-216.

Dussauge, I., & Kaiser, A. (2012). Re-queering the Brain. In R. Bluhm, A. Jacobson, & H. Maibom (Eds.), Neurofeminism: Issues at the Intersection of Feminist Theory and Cognitive Science (pp. 121-144). UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kaiser, A. (2012). Re-conceptualizing Sex and Gender in the Human Brain. Journal of Psychology, 220(2), 130-136.

Kaiser, A. (2010). Sex/Gender and neuroscience: focusing on current research. In M. Blomqvist & E. Ehnsmyr (Eds.), Never mind the gap! Gendering science in transgressive encounters. Crossroads of Knowledge 14 (pp. 189-210). Uppsala Sweden: Skrifter från Centrum för genusvetenskap. University Printers.

Bloch, C.°, Kaiser, A.°, Kuenzli, E., Zappatore, D., Haller, S., Franceschini, R., … Nitsch, C. (2009). The age of second language acquisition determines the variability in activation elicited by narration in three languages in Broca’s and Wernicke’s area. Neuropsychologia, 47(3), 625-633. ° = equal contributors.

Kaiser, A., Haller, S., Schmitz, S., & Nitsch, C. (2009). On sex/gender related similarities and differences in fMRI language research. Brain Research Reviews, 61(2), 49-59.

Kaiser, A. (2009). Feminismus, Geschlechterforschung und die Neurowissenschaft (Online publication, Feministisches Institut Hamburg). Retrieved from http://www.feministisches-institut.de/neurowissenschaft/

Kaiser, A., Kuenzli, E., Zappatore, D., & Nitsch, C. (2007). On females’ lateral and males’ bilateral activation during language production: A fMRI study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 63(2), 192-198.

Grisard, D., Häberlein, J., Kaiser, A., & Saxer, S. (2007). Gender in Motion. Die Konstruktion von Geschlecht in Raum und Erzählung. In D. Grisard, J. Häberlein, A. Kaiser & S. Saxer (Eds.), Gender in Motion: Die Konstruktion von Geschlecht in Raum und Erzählung (1st ed., pp. 11-31). Campus Verlag.

Imboden, G., Kaiser, A., & Ratmoko, C. (2007). Das “bewegte” Geschlecht. In D. Grisard, J. Häberlein, A. Kaiser & S. Saxer (Eds.), Gender in motion: die Konstruktion von Geschlecht in Raum und Erzählung (1st ed., pp. 104-127). Campus Verlag.

Kaiser, A. (2006). Geschlecht im Kopf. Schattenblick, Fachpool Sozialwissenschaften\Psychologie, Forschung. MA Verlag: online Publikation (leicht veränderte Version der Veröffentlichung in Rosa 31, 2005).

Kaiser, A. (2006). On ›Geschlecht‹ in Brain Science Experiments. Thinking Gender – The Next Generation. Online publication retrieved from http://www.gender-studies.leeds.ac.uk/assets/files/epapers/epaper29-anelis-kaiser.pdf

Kaiser, A. (2005). Geschlecht im Kopf. Rosa, 31, 19-21.

Kaiser, A. (2004). Wie bunte Bilder von Gehirnen Geschlechtsunterschiede naturalisieren. Fraz, 4(34).

Kaiser, A. (2004). Glück im Gehirn. Megaphon, 278, 17-18.

Kaiser A, & Greef A. (2003). Wird die Universität ökonomisiert? Widerstand gegen die Ökonomisierung der Bildung durch die Bologna-„Reform“. In: Basler Stadtbuch 2003, pp. 118-121.

 

Reviews

Kaiser, A. (2007). Zum Brückenschlag zwischen Neurologie und Feminismus. Freiburger FrauenStudien, 21, 441-445.

Kaiser, A. (2006). Neue Versuche zur Konfiguration und Konstitution von Materialitäten und Verkörperungen. Freiburger FrauenStudien, 18, 296-301.

 

Journals

Dussauge, I. & Kaiser, A. (2012) (Guest Eds). Special Issue: Neuroscience and Sex/Gender. Neuroethics 5(3).

 

Books

Grisard, D., Häberlein, J., Kaiser, A. & Saxer, S. (Eds.) (2007). Gender in Motion: Die Konstruktion von Geschlecht in Raum und Erzählung. Campus Verlag.

 

Qualification Thesis (unpublished monograph)

Kaiser, A. (2008). Geschlecht in der Hirnforschung am Beispiel von fMRI-Sprachexperimenten (Doctoral thesis 39, LXXVI Bl, University of Basel, Institute of Psychology). Retrieved from http://baselbern.swissbib.ch/Record/069496331