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Prof. Dr. Anna Schubö  

Philipps-Universität Marburg, Fachbereich Psychologie,

Allgemeine und Biologische Psychologie,

Gutenbergstr. 18, 35032 Marburg

Phone: +49 6421 – 2825594/2825537, Fax: +49 6421 – 2828948




Research focus
Visual attention, Temporal and spatial constraints of visual selection; Preattentive vision, Grouping and Segmentation of visual objects and scenes; Visual context processing, Context Learning; Visual short-term memory, Encoding and maintenance of visual information; Perception-action coupling, Impact of motor processes on the deployment of visual attention; Motor preparation and coordination in reaching and grasping; Motor coordination in single and joint action


-    Mental Chronometry (e.g., response times, accuracy, working memory performance, error rates)

-    Analysis of behavioral performance patterns (e.g., learning rates, distribution of responses)

-    EEG recording and analysis

-    ERPs, Lateralized brain responses (N2pc, CDA, LRP)

-    Motion tracking of finger, hand, and arm movements in reaching and grasping

-    Recording and computation of movement parameters in various social interaction situations


Publications (10 selected Publications since 2007)

1. 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.

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

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

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

9. 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.

10. Schubö, A., & Müller, H. J. (2009). Selecting and ignoring salient objects in visual search. Brain Research, 1283, 84-101.


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