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Gerhard Mayer

Location: Freiburg, Germany

About Me

Scientific Career

Gerhard Mayer studied psychology, sociology, philosophy, and history of art at the University of Freiburg. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Freiburg in 2000 with a dissertation about the reception of "occult" films from the viewpoint of adolescents. Since 1996 he has been working as a scientific collaborator at the IGPP. He lectured at the University of Freiburg in 1998/99.

Research interests

Questions of Cultural Studies relating to the frontier areas of psychology, anomalies, media research, (neo-) shamanism, magical practices and beliefs, altered states of consciousness in children.
Further focuses of interest: astrology as a symbolic system, problems of validity and the scientific investigability of astrology.

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