Dr. Milan Valášek

Research Assistant (Neufert 4.0)

Milan received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK in 2015. After working as psychometrics specialist for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for two years, he returned to university to tach quantitative research methods, statistics, and R programming, first at Edinburgh and, in 2019, as Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sussex, England. He joined the Chair of Computer Science in Architecture at the Bauhaus-University Weimar in late 2022 as research assistant specialising in quantitative research methods and statistics.


Research projects:

2022-2025 Using the body to calm the mind: An examination of heart rate variability biofeedback as a tool to reduce generalised anxiety disorder symptoms, with Dr Frances Meeten (PI) at King’s College, London

2022 - 2024 Neufert 4.0 - Artificial intelligence methods for generating evidence-based design heuristics for user-centered residential housing



Bielik, M., Schneider, S., Kuliga, S., Valášek, M., & Donath, D. (2015). Investigating the effect of urban form on the environmental appraisal of streetscapes. Proceedings of the 10th International Space Syntax Symposium, London, UK, 13–17.

Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(6251).

Valášek, M., & Watt, C. (2015). Individual differences in prophetic dream belief and experience: Exploring demographic and sleep-related correlates. Personality and Individual Differences, 87, 65–69.

Valášek, M., Watt, C., Hutton, J., Neill, R., Nuttall, R., & Renwick, G. (2014). Testing the implicit processing hypothesis of precognitive dream experience. Consciousness and Cognition, 28, 113–125.

Watt, C., & Valášek, M. (2015). Postscript to watt (2014) on precognitive dreaming: Investigating anomalous cognition and psychological factors. The Journal of Parapsychology, 79(1), 105.

Watt, C., Valášek, M., Cawthron, S., & Armandina, A. (2015). In the eye of the beholder: Uncovering the characteristics of prospectively reported spontaneous precognitive dreams. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 79, 18–33.

Watt, C., Valášek, M., & Mark, E. (2015). Precognitive dreaming: A replication study using an innovative and efficient diary checklist method. 58th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association 39th SPR International Annual Conference.