Octavia Madeira

Octavia Madeira, M.Sc.

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Schliemannstr. 46
    10437 Berlin

Fields of work

  • Radicalization and the use of technologies
  • Virtual reality
  • Forensic psychology

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Professional background

since 2021 Psychological expert in criminal and family law
since 2015 Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Research interest: Virtual Reality
2012 - 2015 M. Sc. Psychology (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg)

Selected publications

Madeira, O.; Gromer, D.; Latoschik, M. E.; Pauli, P. (2021)
Effects of Acrophobic Fear and Trait Anxiety on Human Behavior in a Virtual Elevated Plus-Maze. Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 2, 19

Gromer, D.; Madeira, O.; Gast, P.; Nehfischer, M.; Jost, M.; Müller, M.; Mühlberger, A.; Pauli, P. (2018)
Height simulation in a virtual reality CAVE system: validity of fear responses and effects of an immersion manipulation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 372