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Adrian von Mühlenen, Lic. phil, Dr. phil.-hist (Associate Professor)

Adrian Von Muhlenen



Visual perception and attention. Strategies and memory in visual search; attention capture and inhibition of return; selection in motion perception; visual masking.

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Representative Publications:

  • von Mühlenen, A., Bellaera, L., Singh, A., & Srinivasan, N. (2018). The effect of sadness on global-local processing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80(5), 1072–1082.

  • Allcoat, D., & von Mühlenen, A. (2018). Learning in virtual reality: Effects on performance, emotion and engagement. Research in Learning Technology, 26:2140.

  • Bellaera, L., & von Muhlenen, A. (2017). The effect of induced sadness and moderate depression on attention networks. Cognition and Emotion, 31(6), 1140–1152.

  • von Mühlenen, A., & Conci, M. (2016). The role of unique color changes and singletons in attention capture. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78(7), 1926–1934.

  • von Mühlenen, A., Watson, D., Gunnell, D. (2013). Blink and you won’t miss it: The preview benefit in visual marking survives internally generated eye blinks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39(5), 1279-1290.

  • Sunny, M. M., & Mühlenen, A. (2011). Motion onset does not capture attention when subsequent motion is “smooth.” Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 1050-1056.

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