Prof. Dr. Anna Schubö

Anna Schubö

Head, Professor

Contact information

+49 6421 28-25594 +49 6421 28-28948 anna.schuboe@staff 1 Gutenbergstraße 18
35032 Marburg
G|01 Institutsgebäude (Room: 02055 resp. +2055)

Research Interests

  • Visual attention; Temporal and spatial constraints in visual selection
  • Perception-Action Coupling
  • Context effects in visual perception
  • Motor preparation and coordination in joint action tasks

Publications (selection)

Tünnermann, J., Chelazzi, L., & Schubö, A. (in press). How Feature Context Alters Attentional Template Switching. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. Advance online publication.

Meibodi, N., Abbassi, H., Schubö, A., Endres, D. (2021). A model of selection history in visual attention. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 43(43), 707-713.

Henare, D.T., & Schubö, A. (2021). Voluntary choice tasks increase control settings and reduce capture. Visual Cognition. DOI: 10.1080/13506285.2021.1936726.

Lockhofen, D. E., Hübner, N., Hemdan, F., Sammer, G.,Henare, D., Schubö, A., & Mulert, C. (2021). Differing time courses of reward-related attentional processing: An EEG source-space analysis. Brain topography, 34(3), 283-296. DOI 10.1007/s10548-021-00827-3.

Garrido-Vásquez, P., Wengemuth, E. & Schubö, A (2021). Priming of grasp affordance in an ambiguous object: evidence from ERPs, source localization, and motion tracking. Heliyon, 7(4), e06870, DOI 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021. e06870

Dötsch, D., Kurz, J., Helm, F., Hegele, M., Munzert, J. & Schubö, A. (2021). End in view: Joint end-state comfort depends on gaze and extraversion. Human Movement Science, 80, 102867. DOI 10.1016/j.humov.2021.102867

Bergmann, N. & Schubö, A. (2021). Local and global context repetitions in contextual cueing, Journal of Vision, 21(9). DOI 10.1167/jov.21.10.9.

Henare, D. T., Kadel, H., & Schubö, A. (2020). Voluntary control of task selection does not eliminate the impact of selection history on attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32(11), 2159-2177.

Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T., Busch, N. A. & Schubö, A. (2020). Failed suppression of salient stimuli precedes behavioral errors. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Heuer, A. & Schubö, A. (2020). Cueing distraction: Electrophysiological evidence for anticipatory active suppression of distractor location. Psychological Research. doi: 10.1007/s00426-019-01211-4. Advance online publication. Zenodo: DOI 10.5281/zenodo.2526290

Bergmann, N., Tünnermann, J., & Schubö, A. (2020). Reward-predicting distractor orientations support contextual cueing: Persistent effects in homogeneous distractor contexts. Vision Research, 171, 53–63. 10.1016/j.visres.2020.03.010

Bergmann, N., Tünnermann, J., & Schubö, A. (2019). Which search are you on? Adapting to color while searching for shape. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 82, 457–477.

Bergmann, N., Koch, D. & Schubö, A. (2019). Reward expectation facilitates context learning and attentional guidance in visual search, Journal of Vision, 19(3), 10. doi:10.1167/19.3.10.

Heuer, A., Wolf, C., Schütz, A. & Schubö, A. (2019). The possibility to make choices modulates feature-based effects of reward. Scientific Reports 9:5749. Zenodo: DOI 10.5281/zenodo.1453309.

Heuer, A., & Schubö, A. (2018). Separate and combined effects of action relevance and motivational value on visual working memory. Journal of Vision, 18, 14.

Dötsch, D., Vesper, C. & Schubö, A. (2017). How you move is what I see: planning an action biases a partner’s visual search. Frontiers in Psychology 8:77. doi:10.3389/ fpsyg.2017.00077.

Feldmann- Wüstefeld, T., Miyakoshi, M., Petilli, M.A., Schubö, A. & Makeig, S. (2017). Reduced visual attention in heterogeneous textures is reflected in occipital alpha and theta band activity. PLOS ONE.

Heuer, A., & Schubö, A. (2017). Selective weighting of action-related feature dimensions in visual working memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24, 1129-1134.

Heuer, A., Crawford, J.D. & Schubö, A. (2017). Action relevance induces an attentional weighting of representations in visual working memory. Memory & Cognition, 45, 413-427.

Heuer, A., Wolf, C., Schütz, A. & Schubö, A. (2017). The necessity to choose causes reward-related anticipatory biasing: Parieto-occipital alpha-band oscillations reveal suppression of low-value targets. Scientific Reports,7:14318.

Kadel, H., Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T. & Schubö, A. (2017). Selection history alters attentional filter settings persistently and beyond top-down control. Psychophysiology, 54, 736-754. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12830.

Koenig, S., Kadel, H., Uengoer, M., Schubö, A., & Lachnit, H. (2017). Reward Draws the Eye, Uncertainty Holds the Eye: Associative Learning Modulates Distractor Interference in Visual Search. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 11. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00128.

Oemisch, M., Watson, M.R., Womelsdorf, T. & Schubö, A. (2017). Changes of attention during value-based reversal learning are tracked by N2pc and feedback-related negativity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11:540. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00540.

Wolf, C., Heuer, A., Schubö, A., & Schütz, A.C. (2017). The necessity to choose causes the effects of reward on saccade preparation. Scientific Reports,7:16966.

Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T. & Schubö, A. (2016). Intertrial priming due to distractor repetition is eliminated in homogeneous contexts. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 78, 1935–1947.

Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T., Brandhofer, R., & Schubö, A. (2016). Rewarded visual items capture attention only in heterogeneous textures. Psychophysiology, 53, 1063-1073.

Heuer, A., & Schubö, A. (2016). Feature-based and spatial attentional selection in visual working memory. Memory & Cognition, 44, 621-632.

Heuer, A., Schubö, A. (2016). The focus of attention in visual working memory: Protection of focused representations and its individual variation. PLOS ONE, 11, e0154228. 

Heuer, A., Schubö, A. & Crawford, J.D. (2016). Different cortical mechanisms for spatial vs. feature-based attentional selection in visual working memory. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:415.

Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T., Uengoer, M. & Schubö, A. (2015). You see what you have learned. Evidence for an interrelation of associative learning and visual selective attention. Psychophysiology, 52, 1483–1497.

Dötsch, D. & Schubö, A. (2015). Social categorization and cooperation in motor joint action: Evidence for a joint end-state comfort. Experimental Brain Research, 233, 2323-2334.

Garrido-Vásquez, P. & Schubö, A. (2014). Modulation of visual attention by object affordance. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 59.

Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T. & Schubö, A. (2013). Textures shape the attentional focus: Evidence from exogenous and endogenous cueing. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75(8), 1644-1666.

Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T., Wykowska, A. & Schubö, A. (2013). Context heterogeneity has a sustained impact on attention deployment: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Psychophysiology, 50, 722-733.

Leszczynski, M., Myers, N., Akyürek, E. G., & Schubö, A. (2012). Recoding between two types of short-term memory representation revealed by the dynamics of memory search. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 653-663.

Vlaskamp, B.N.S., & Schubö, A. (2012). Eye movements during action preparation. Experimental Brain Research, 216,463-472.

Akyürek, E. G., & Schubö, A. (2011). The allocation of attention in displays with simultaneously presented singletons. Biological Psychology, 87, 218-225.

Feldmann-Wüstefeld, T., Schmidt-Daffy, M., & Schubö, A. (2011). Neural evidence for the threat detection advantage: Differential attention allocation to angry and happy faces. Psychophysiology, 48, 697-707.

Wykowska, A., & Schubö, A. (2011). Irrelevant singletons in visual search do not capture attention but can produce non-spatial filtering costs. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 645-660.

Wykowska, A., Hommel, B., & Schubö, A. (2011). Action-induced effects on perception depend neither on element-level nor on set-level similarity between stimulus and response sets. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73, 1034–1041.

Akyürek, E., Dinkelbach, A., Schubö, A., & Müller, H. (2010). Electrophysiological correlates of detecting a visual target and detecting its absence: the role of feature dimensions. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3365-3370.

Akyürek, E. G., Vallines, I., Lin, E.-J., & Schubö, A. (2010). Distraction and target selection in the brain: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3335-3342.

Akyürek, E., Leszczynski, M., & Schubö, A. (2010). The temporal locus of the interaction between working memory consolidation and the attentional blink. Psychophysiology, 47, 1134-1141.

Schankin, A., & Schubö, A. (2010). Contextual cueing effects despite of spatially cued target locations. Psychophysiology, 47, 717-727.

Akyürek, E., Schubö, A. & Hommel, B. (2010). Fast temporal event integration in the visual domain demonstrated by event-related potentials. Psychophysiology, 47, 512-522.

Wykowska, A., & Schubö, A. (2010). On the temporal relation of top-down and bottom-up mechanisms during guidance of attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 640-654.

Schankin, A., & Schubö, A. (2009). Cognitive processes facilitated by contextual cueing. Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Psychophysiology, 46, 668-679.

Vesper, C., Soutscheck, A., & Schubö, A. (2009). Motion coordination, but not social presence, affects movement parameters in a joint pick-and-place task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 2418-2432.

Wykowska, A., Schubö, A., & Hommel, B. (2009). How you move is what you see: action planning biases selection in visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 1755-1769.

Schubö. A., & Meinecke, C. (2007). Automatic texture segmentation in early vision: Evidence from priming experiments. Vision Research, 47, 2378-2389.

Schubö, A., Gendolla, G.H.E., Meinecke, C. & Abele, A.E. (2006). Detecting emotional faces and features in a visual search paradigm: are faces special? Emotion, 6, 246-256.

Schubö, A., Schröger, E., & Meinecke, C. (2004). Texture segmentation and visual search for pop-out targets. An ERP study. Cognitive Brain Research, 21, 317-334.

Schubö. A., Schlaghecken, F., & Meinecke, C. (2001). Learning to ignore the mask in texture segmentation tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27, 919-931.

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