Henrietta Weinberg

Research staff and doctoral candidate
Henrietta Weinberg
Department for the Psychology of Human Movement and Sport
Henrietta Weinberg
Image: M. Kopke
Room O101e
Seidelstraße 20
07749 Jena Google Maps site planExternal link
  • Academic Vita
    • Since 2022: Research staff and doctoral candidate, Department for the Psychology of Human Movement and Sport, Institute of Sport Science, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    • 2019 – 2021: Master of Arts in Applied Sport Psychology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Master’s thesis topic: Executive Functions and Emotions in competitive sports: Analysis of Executive Functions and competition-related Emotions in Soccer
    • 2018 – 2021: Student research assistant, Department of Movement Science, Institute of Sport Science, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
    • 2016 – 2019: Bachelor of Arts in Sport Science & Psychology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Bachelor’s thesis topic: Visuomotor adaptation - Change of neuronal activity during target throws
  • Research

    Research Interests:

    • Cognition and motor performance
    • Anticipation
    • Decision-making
  • Publications

    Peer-review Artikel

    Heilmann, F., Weinberg, H., & Wollny, R. (2022). The Impact of Practicing Open- vs. Closed-Skill Sports on Executive Functions—A Meta-Analytic and Systematic Review with a Focus on Characteristics of Sports. Brain sciences, 12(8), 1071. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci12081071External link

    Heilmann, F., Memmert, D., Weinberg, H. & Lautenbach, F. (2022). The relationship between executive functions and sports experience, relative age effect, as well as physical maturity in youth soccer players of different ages. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/1612197X.2021.2025141External link


    Poster Sessions

    Weinberg, H. & Cañal-Bruland, R. (2023, June 18). Zooming in on decision-making over short timescales in anticipatory behaviour [Poster Presentation]. 55. Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Sportpsychologie (asp), Stuttgart, Germany.

    Weinberg, H.*, Knöbel, S.*, Heilmann, F., Wollny, R., & Lautenbach, F. (2022, June 17). Interaction Between Acute Emotional States and Executive Functions in Youth Elite Soccer Players [Poster Presentation]. 54. Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Sportpsychologie (asp), Münster, Germany.



    Weinberg, H. & Cañal-Bruland, R. (2023, May 17). Zooming in on decision-making over short timescales in anticipatory behaviour [Presentation]. asp-Nachwuchstagung, Stuttgart, Germany.

    Weinberg, H. & Cañal-Bruland, R. (2023, February 10). Decision-making in uncertain, dynamic and time-constrained situations in sport. [Presentation]. Annual Meeting of Psychology Postgraduates and Postdocs – AMPPP, Jena, Germany.

    Weinberg, H. (2023, January 17). Anticipation in uncertain and time-constrained handball situations. [Presentation]. Winterakademie der Universität Bern, Blatten-Belalp, Switzerland.

    Weinberg, H. & Cañal-Bruland, R (2022, June 14). Perception and Action in Context. [Presentation]. asp-Nachwuchstagung, Münster, Germany.

  • Teaching

    Summer term 2022

    Social Psychological Aspects of Movement and Sport (M.A.)


    Winter term 2022/23

    Psychological Determinants of Motivation and Stress Regulation (M.A.)


    Summer term 2023

    Selected Topics in the Psychology of Human Movement and Sport (B.Sc.)


    Winter term 2023/24

    Current Topics in Motor Control and Learning (B.Sc.)