Dr. Emma Stewart

Emma Stewart

Research Fellow

Contact information

+49 6421 28-23602 emma.stewart@staff 1 Gutenbergstraße 18
35032 Marburg
G|01 Institutsgebäude (Room: 01062 resp. +1062)

Research interests

  • Trans-saccadic integration and perception
  • Pre-saccadic attention for eye and hand movements
  • Planning and execution of visually guided reaches
  • Spatiotemporal aspects of attention and perception


  • 2016: PhD in Medicine (Psychology) - University of Adelaide, Australia
    Topic: “A journey through time and space: the spatiotemporal profile of attention relative to saccade and reach.”
  • 2013: Bachelor of Laws - University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2009: Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours, 1st class) - University of Adelaide, Australia
    Thesis topic: “How much visual information is  enough? The effects of degrading the amount of visual information available during a reach.”
  • 2008: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) - University of  Adelaide, Australia
  • 2008: Diploma of Languages (French) - University of Adelaide, Australia


Find my publications at ResearchGate or Google Scholar.

Conference Proceedings

  • Stewart, E.E.M., & Schütz, A. (2018). The time-course of trans-saccadic integration. Journal of Vision, 18(10), 1004-1004.
  • Stewart, E.E.M., & Schütz, A. (2017). Distracting attention impairs trans-saccadic integration. Journal of Vision, 17(10), 1163-1163.
  • Stewart, E.E.M., Schütz, A.C. (2017): Visual working memory aids trans-saccadic integration. European Conference on Eye Movements, Wuppertal, Germany
  • Ma-Wyatt, A., Stewart, E.E.M., & Verghese, P. (2017). Spatial properties of the premotor attentional shift can differ for saccades and reaches to the same target. Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference Proceedings. ISBN-13: 978-0-646-98396-7
  • Stewart, E.E.M., & Ma-Wyatt, A. (2014): The spatiotemporal characteristics of the attentional shift relative to a goal directed movement. Australasian Neuroscience Society Meeting – ANS Vision Satellite Meeting.
  • Stewart, E.E.M., & Ma-Wyatt, A. (2012): The temporal profile of attention in a reaching task shifts with a concurrent reach. Journal of Vision, 12(9) doi: 10.1167/12.9.419
  • Stewart, E.E.M., & Ma-Wyatt, A. (2011): Target visibility throughout the reach affects overall movement performance. Australian Journal of Psychology, EPC Conference Proceedings.
  • Ma-Wyatt, A., & Stewart, E.E.M. (2010): The effect of target visibility on updating pointing. Journal of Vision, 10(7) doi: 10.1167/10.7.1066 
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