Paula Soballa


M.Sc. Paula Soballa

Building D  Room 432
Phone: +49 (0)651 201 2074
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Professional / Educational History

Since July 2021
Phd Student, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

Sep 2019 – Jun 2021
Master of Science Psychology, University of Trier
Thesis Titel: “Inhibition of return – An online investigation of its time course and directional bias”

Oct 2017 – Jun 2021
Research Assistant, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

Oct 2016 – Sep 2019 
Bachelor of Science Psychology, University of Trier

Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Visual Attention
  • Multisensory perception
  • Object localization

Publications

Journal articles (peer reviewed)
Soballa, P., Frings, C., Schmalbrock, P., & Merz, S. (2023). Multisensory integration reduces landmark distortions for tactile but not visual targets. Journal of Neurophysiology, 130(6),1403-1413. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00282.2023
Frings, C., Selimi, S., Soballa, P., & Weissman, D. (2023). Effect-less? Event-files are not terminated by distal action effects. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 85, 1761-1767. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-023-02754-w
Soballa, P., Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2022). Spatial biases in inhibition of return. VisualCognition, 30(10),696-715. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2023.2188336
Merz, S., Soballa, P., Spence, C., & Frings, C. (2022). The speed prior account: A new theory to explain multiple phenomena regarding dynamic information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151, 2418–2436. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0001212
 
Talks / Posters

Soballa, P., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2023, Oct. 6-8). Tactile landmark distortions across the arm [Poster]. 55th Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HExKoP), Hildesheim, Germany.

Soballa, P., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2023, June 27-30). Landmark distortions of target localizations within and across modalities. [Poster]. 21st Annual Meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF), Brussels, Belgium.

Soballa, P., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2023, March 26-29). Spatial distortions in persistent and temporary tactile landmarks [Talk]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
Soballa, P., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2022, Oct. 7-9). How landmarks influence tactile target localization [Talk] . 54th Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Greifswald, Germany.
Soballa, P.,  Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2022, July 8-10). How tactile landmarks change where tactile targets were felt [Talk].  11. Doktorand*innenworkshop Allgemeine Psychologie (A-Dok), Bremen, Germany.
Soballa, P., Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2022, March 21-23). Effects of spatial influences on inhibition of return in online studies [Talk]. 64rd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Virtual Meeting hosted in Cologne, Germany.
Soballa, P., Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2021, October 08-10). Inhibition of Return at home - investigating temporal and spatial influences in online studies [Talk] . 53rd Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Würzburg, Germany.
Merz, S., Soballa, P., Frings, C., & Spence, C.(2021, March 15-16). The speed prior account: Explaining localization biases of moving stimuli with prior speed expectations [Poster]. 63rd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Ulm, Germany.
Merz, S., Soballa, P., Frings, C., & Spence, C.(2020, 19-22). Localizing implied motion in touch: The interplay between the Fröhlich, onset-repulsion and representational momentum effect [Poster]. 61st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society (Psychonomics), virtual meeting.