My work focuses on the way memory representations are formed, modulated and used in a predictive/preparatory fashion when guiding perception and attention in naturalistic behavior.
Find out more about the things I am interested in at my current affiliations: Brain & Cognition Lab, Scene Grammar Lab, Icelandic Vision Lab and previous labs: Visual Attention Lab & Active Vision Lab.
Have a look at our Virtual Data Lab. It's a proof-of-concept online laboratory for cognitive neuroscience, which also aims at providing resources for open and transparent research practices, such as Scientific Methods for Open Behavioral, Social and Cognitive Sciences funded by WikiMedia or introductory materials for online studies.
Have a look at how we use working memory during natural behavior in our new paper and the corresponding video abstract:
Double-feature on online experimentation: 1) introductory paper and 2) hands-on practical resource for transitioning from in-lab to online experiments. We also have a short talk summarizing these resources (starting at 31 minutes 30 seconds).
Have a look at our new insights into the incidental formation of memories in natural settings. The PDF is available in the Publications tab.
Check out our new review on contextual influences on attention and perception and how theses are structured. The PDF is available in the Publications tab.
I appreciate the very warm welcome to Kia Nobre`s B&C lab @Oxford! Excited to start!
Our new study just got published here, examining the capacity and detail of long-term memory representations after incidental encoding.
Soon I am offering an advanced mixed-models course in R @MPIAE.
In September I will be setting up a virtual reality lab in the Icelandic Vision Lab of the University of Iceland to investigate statistical distribution learning, thanks to a grant I got with Arni Kristjansson.
Don't miss our "open and reproducible neuroscience using python" workshop. It is a satellite event of the 60th TEAP and is organized by Peer Heerholz's Open Science Initiative University of Marburg, as well as Michael Notter, Jona Sassenhagen and me: openreproneuro2018marburg.github.io
Check out our newest VR study, which shows how expectations about the environment shape the way we interact with objects, strengthen memories and speed search: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-16739-x
We recently uploaded a huge dataset of over 13000 participants on OSF. It is about gaming habits and psychological wellbeing.
Very different from what Marian Sauter and I are usually doing, but still might be valuable to other researchers.
Current visiting hours you can find here.
We were awarded with the YAVIS teaching prize of the Psychological faculty - voted for by all active students. We wish to thank all students for the motivation and enthusiasm they demonstrated throughout the year, as well as for the valuable feedback we received!
Goethe University Frankfurt is organizing a dedicated week for refreshing and updating methods skills of Bachelor students. I am offering a 2-day experimental programming workshop.
Dates, schedule and courses you can look up here.