Dr. Lars-Michael Schöpper

Building D  Room 433
Phone: +49 (0)651 201 2944
e-mail
Twitter: @schoepperlm

Research Interests

Action Control

Visual Attention and Perception

Empirical Aesthetics

Publications

Journal Articles (peer-reviewed) 
Geissler, C. F.*, Schöpper, L.-M.*, Engesser, A. F., Beste, C., Münchau, A., & Frings, C. (2024). Turning the light switch on binding: Prefrontal activity for binding and retrieval in action control. Journal of CognitiveNeuroscience, 36(1), 95-106. *shared first-authorship. . https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_02071

Open Access

Schöpper, L.-M., & Frings, C. (2024). Responding, fast and slow: Visual detection and localization performance is unaffected by retrieval. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 86(1), 171-185. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-023-02810-5Open Access
Schöpper, L.-M., Hoffmann, R., & Frings, C. (2024). Another dimension! Using dimension weighting to observe integration and retrieval in localization performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 50(1), 23-38. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0001176 
Schöpper, L.-M., Jerusalem, A., Lötzke, L., & Frings, C. (2023). Bound to a spider without its web: Task-type modulates the retrieval of affective information in subsequent responses. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 85(8), 2655-2672.  https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-023-02791-5Open Access
Schöpper, L.-M., Küpper, V., & Frings, C. (2023). Attentional biases towards spiders do not modulate retrieval. Experimental Psychology, 70(3), 135-144. https://doi.org/10.1027/1618-3169/a000584Open Access
Merz, S.*, Beege, F.*, Schöpper, L.-M., Spence, C., & Frings, C. (2023). Investigating attentional control sets: Evidence for the compilation of multi-feature control sets. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 85, 596-612. *shared first-authorship. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-022-02566-4Open Access
Schöpper, L.-M., & Frings, C. (2023). Same, but different: Binding effects in auditory, but not visual detection performance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 85, 438-451. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-021-02436-5Open Access
Schöpper, L.-M., & Frings, C. (2022). Inhibition of return (IOR) meets stimulus-response (S-R) binding: Manually responding to central arrow targets is driven by S-R binding, not IOR. Visual Cognition, 30, 641-658. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2023.2169802. 
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2022). Found in translation: The role of response mappings for observing binding effects in localization tasks. Visual Cognition, 30, 527-545. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2022.2139033 
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2022). Saccadic landing positions reveal that eye movements are affected by distractor-based retrieval. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 84, 2219-2235. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-022-02538-8Open Access
Singh, T., Schöpper, L.-M., Domes, G., & Frings, C. (2022). Gaze Cues vs. Arrow Cues at short vs. long durations. Visual Cognition, 30, 587-596. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2022.2154878 
Soballa, P., Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2022). Spatial biases in inhibition of return. Visual Cognition, 30(10), 696-715. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2023.2188336 
Schöpper, L.-M., Singh, T., & Frings, C. (2020). The official soundtrack to “Five shades of grey”: Generalization in multimodal distractor-based retrieval. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 82, 3479-3489. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-020-02057-4 
Schöpper, L.-M., Hilchey, M. D., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2020). Detection versus discrimination: The limits of binding accounts in action control. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 82, 2085-2097. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01911-4 
Invited Talks
Schöpper, L.-M. (2023, July 6). Wissenschaft macht Ahhhh! Der Arbeitsalltag als Psycholog*in in der Wissenschaft [Invited talk]. FSR-Vortragsreihe "Berufsfelder in der Psychologie", University of Trier, Trier, Germany.
Talks / Posters
Schöpper, L.-M., Hoffmann, R., & Frings, C. (2023, October 6-8). Exploring another dimension: Applying the dimension weighting account to localization performance leads to effects of binding and retrieval [Talk]. 55th Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Hildesheim, Germany.
Besler, E., Frings, C., & Schöpper, L.-M. (2023, March 26-29). Detecting a discriminatory response: Integration and retrieval in odd-one-out detection tasks in visual search [Poster]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
Engesser, A. F., Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Geißler, C. F. (2023, March 26-29). Pressing the light switch for binding: Stimulus-response binding depends on prefrontal cortical activity[Poster]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
Franke, H., Moeller, B., Frings, C., & Schöpper, L.-M. (2023, March 26-29). The search for meaning: How real words and non-words as distractors can influence binding effects [Poster]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
Köhler, R., Moeller, B., Frings, C., & Schöpper, L.-M. (2023, March 26-29). One unit or just fragments? Repeating a component of an event file does not retrieve all previous information[Poster]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2023, March 26-29). The boundaries of binding: Task-, response-, and modality-dependence for binding and retrieval in action control [Talk]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
Törber, T., Frings, C., & Schöpper, L.-M. (2023, March 26-29). Features in time and space: Non-spatial inhibition of return emerging at late responses[Poster]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Köhler, R., Moeller, B., & Frings, C. (2022, October 7-9). Less than the sum of its parts: Repeating a component of an event file does not retrieve the whole previous event [Talk]. 54th Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Greifswald, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Hoffmann, R., & Frings, C. (2022, July 22-25). Introducing dimension repetitions and changes reveals binding effects in localization performance [Poster]. Handling Visual Distraction, Munich/ Ammersee, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Lötzke, L., Jerusalem, A., & Frings, C. (2022, March 21-23). Bound to a spider without its web: Task type modulates response executions being influenced by preceding affective information [Talk]. 64th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Virtual conference hosted in Cologne, 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 Psychologen (TeaP), Virtual Meeting hosted in Cologne, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., & Frings, C. (2021, October 8-10). Then it took an arrow to retrieve: No IOR but S-R binding is observed when sequentially responding to central arrow targets [Poster]. 53rd Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Würzburg, Germany.
Soballa, P., Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Merz, S. (2021, October 8-10). Inhibition of Return at home - investigating temporal and spatial influences in online studies [Talk]. 53rd Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Würzburg, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2020, March 22-25). Taking a closer look: Distractor-response binding in a saccadic discrimination task [Talk]. 62nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Jena, Germany. (Conference canceled due to COVID-19)
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2021, March 14-16). Feature-response-translation as a prerequisite for observing binding effects when responding to visual stimuli [Talk]. 63rd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Ulm, Germany. Conference held online due to COVID-19.
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2020, July 24-26). Search it, see it, translate to retrieve it: Arbitrary response mappings can lead to binding effects in localization tasks [Talk]. 9th Doktoranden-Workshop Allgemeine Psychologie (A-Dok), Regensburg, Germany. Conference held online due to COVID-19.
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2019, October 18-20). Bindungseffekte bei Lokalisationsaufgaben? Der Einfluss der Reaktionsübersetzung [Talk]. 52nd Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Hildesheim, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2019, July 25-28). The influence of response type on binding effects in localization tasks [Talk]. 8th Doktoranden-Workshop Allgemeine Psychologie (A-Dok),Mannheim, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Lappe, M., & Frings, C. (2019, April 15-17). No distractor-response binding in a saccadic discrimination task [Poster]. 61st Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), London, Great Britain.
Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Lappe, M. (2018, October 26-28). Eingeschränkte Generalisierbarkeit von Bindungseffekten in der Handlungskontrolle [Talk]. 51st Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Aachen, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., Frings, C., & Lappe, M. (2018, July 12-15). The limits of binding accounts in action control [Talk]. 7th Doktoranden-Workshop Allgemeine Psychologie (A-Dok), Mainz, Germany.
Schöpper, L.-M., & Leder, H. (2018, March 11-14). The vertical dimension and viewing angle in the perception of artworks and faces [Poster]. 60th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Marburg, Germany.

 

Grants

German Research Council (DFG) SCHO2000/1-1
S-R or IOR, that is the question! About the occurrence of S-R binding and inhibition of return in sequential designs.
Principal Investigator: L.-M. Schöpper in cooperation with C. Frings & M. Lappe

Educational History and Professional Experience

since April 2021
Postdoc position, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

April 2021
PhD, University of Trier
Title of dissertation: "The boundaries of binding: About the absence and occurrence of binding effects in action control"
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier, & Prof. Dr. Markus Lappe, University of Münster

Dec 2017 - Apr 2021
PhD Student,
Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

Oct 2017 – Nov 2017
Short Research Project “The Vertical Dimension in Art and Face Perception – Part 2”,
Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods: General Psychology/ Empirical-Visual-Aesthetics-Lab (EVA-Lab),
Prof. Dr. Helmut Leder, University of Vienna

2014 – 2017
Master of Science (Psychology), University of Vienna
Thesis title: “The Vertical Dimension in Art and Face Perception: Metaphors, Embodiment, and Viewing Angle”,
supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Leder

March 2016 – June 2017
Student Research and Teaching Assistant (“Studienassistenz”),
Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods: General Psychology/ Empirical-Visual-Aesthetics-Lab (EVA-Lab),
Prof. Dr. Helmut Leder, University of Vienna

Sept 2015 – Dez 2015
Semester abroad, Queen’s University, Kingston (Ontario, Canada)

Nov 2014 – June 2015
Internship, Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods:
General Psychology/ Empirical-Visual-Aesthetics-Lab (EVA-Lab), University of Vienna

2011 – 2014
Bachelor of Science (Psychology), University of Vienna

Reviewing Activity

Co-Review:
Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics

Review:
Acta Psychologica
Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Psychological Research

Institutes and Foundations:
Cusanuswerk
International Office of the University of Trier
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes