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Sarah Wellan

Sarah A. Wellan

Psychologist, Philosopher, Research Fellow

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

Campus / internal address:
Bonhoefferweg 3, Room 04.052

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  • fMRI
  • Neural correlates of reward processing and anhedonia
  • Positive psychology 
  • Epistemology and philosophy of science
  • Pragmatism (especially William James) 

Additional information

Overview of current projects:  

  • ELAN – Enjoying Life: The Anhedonic Spectrum
  • FOR5187 



Vita Sarah A. Wellan


B.A. Philosophy, Hochschule für Philosophie München 


B.Sc. Psychology, FernUniversität Hagen 


M.A. Philosophy, Universität Potsdam 


M.Sc. Psychology with specialization on cognitive neuroscience, Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg 


Ph.D. student, Research Division of Mind and Brain, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, CCM, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, in cooperation with the Research Training Group 2386 “Extrospection”, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 

Since 8/2022 

Research fellow within the DFG-funded research group „FOR 5187: Towards precision psychotherapy for non-respondent patients: From signatures to predictions to clinical utility“