Dr. Jana Hasenäcker


Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Professur für Angewandte Linguistik mit Schwerpunkt Psycholinguistik (Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft)


C23 - Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / Raum 918

Visiting address

C23 - Mitarbeitergebäude 1
Alfred-Weber-Platz 6
99089 Erfurt

Mailing address

Universität Erfurt
Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt

Dr. Jana Hasenäcker

Academic career (CV)

since 2020: PostDoc, University of Erfurt, Applied Linguistics / Psycholinguistics

2017–2020: PostDoc, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) Trieste (Italy), Language, Learning, and Reading Lab

2016–2017: PostDoc, Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung Berlin, MPRG REaD

2016: Doctorate in Psychology, Free University of Berlin

2013–2016: PhD Student, Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung Berlin, MPRG REaD

2011–2013: Master of Arts in Linguistics, Humboldt-University of Berlin

2008–2011: Bachelor of Arts in German Linguistics und Nort-European Studies, Humboldt-University of Berlin

Research interests

  • visual word recognition
  • orthographic processing
  • Reading and Reading acquisition

Academic Teaching

SoSe 2022 

  • Seminar „Applied Statistics for Linguists“ (M.A. Linguistics)
  • Seminar "Psycholinguistcal Experimental Practical Course“ (M.A. Linguistics)

WiSe 21/22

  • Seminar „Language Acquisition“ (M.A. Linguistics)

SoSe 2021

  • Seminar Neurocognition of Language Development (M.A. Linguistics, M.A. Psychology)

WiSe 2020/2021

  • Seminar Visual Word Recognition  (M.A. Linguistics)



Hasenäcker, J., & Schroeder, S. (in press). Specific predictors of length and frequency effects in German beginning readers: Testing component processes of sublexical and lexical reading in the DRC. Reading and Writing. doi:10.1007/s11145-021-10251-5

Hasenäcker, J., & Schroeder, S. (in press). Transposed and substituted letter effects across reading development: A longitudinal study. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, and Cognition. doi:10.1037/xlm0001064

Hasenäcker, J., Solaja, O., & Crepaldi, D. (2021). Does morphological structure modulate access to embedded word meaning in child readers? Memory & Cognition. doi:10.3758/s13421-021-01164-3

Hasenäcker, J., Ktori, M., & Crepaldi, D. (2021). Morpheme position coding in reading development as explored with a letter search task. Journal of Cognition, 4(1):16, 1-18. doi:10.5334/joc.153

Mousikou, P., Nüesch, L., Hasenäcker, J., & Schroeder, S. (2021). Reading morphologically complex words in German: the case of particle and prefixed verbs. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience. doi:10.1080/23273798.2020.1810291

Hasenäcker, J., Beyersmann, E., & Schroeder, S. (2020). Morphological priming in children: Disentangling the effects of school-grade and reading skill. Scientific Studies of Reading, 1-16. doi:10.1080/10888438.2020.1729768

Hasenäcker, J., Solaja, O., & Crepaldi, D. (2020). Food in the corner and money in the cashews: Semantic activation of embedded stems in the presence or absence of a morphological structure. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 27(1), 155-161. doi:10.3758/s13423-019-01664-z

Hasenäcker, J., Verra, L., & Schroeder, S. (2019). Comparing length and frequency effects in children across modalities. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72 (7), 1682-1691. doi:10.1177/1747021818805063

Hasenäcker, J., & Schroeder, S. (2019). Compound reading in German: effects of constituent frequency and whole-word frequency in children and adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45(5), 920-933. doi: 10.1037/xlm0000623

Hasenäcker, J., Schröter, P., & Schroeder, S. (2017). Investigating developmental trajectories of morphemes as reading units in German. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43, 1093-1108. doi: 10.1037/xlm0000353

Hasenäcker, J., & Schroeder, S. (2017). Syllables and morphemes in German reading development: Evidence from second-graders, fourth-graders and adults. Applied Psycholinguistics, 38, 733-753. doi:10.1017/S0142716416000412

Hasenäcker, J., Beyersmann, E., & Schroeder, S. (2016). Masked morphological priming in German-speaking adults and children: Evidence from response time distributions. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1-11. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00929

Hasenäcker, J. (2016). Learning to read complex words: Morphological processing in reading acquisition. Doktorarbeit, Freie Universität Berlin. Full text.




EPPP Sprachbeherrschung

Erfurter Open Science Initiative (EFOSI)

Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR)