Dr. Ruth Laub

Building D   Room 404
Phone: +49 (0)651 201 2941
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Consultation by appointment

Biographic Sketch

since April 2019
Postdoc position, University of Trier, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings

April 2019
PhD, University of Trier.
Title of the dissertation: Integration and Retrieval in Action Control: Taking a closer look at the processes contributing to the binding of irrelevant information.

April 2016 - April 2019
Research Assistant (PhD student), Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

2014 - 2016
Master of Science in Psychology, University of Trier
Master’s Thesis: It is binding and not retrieval. The influence of color similarity on distractor-response binding and response retrieval.
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christian Frings and Dr. Birte Moeller, University of Trier

2010 - 2014
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Trier

Research Interests

• Perception and Action Planing

• Distractor-Response Binding

 

Publications

Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

Laub, R., & Frings, C. (2021). Brightness versus darkness: The influence of stimulus intensity on the distractor-response binding effect. Acta Psychologica , 212.  Open Access

Laub, R., Merz, S., Dröschel, H.,  & Frings, C. (2021). The level of representation of irrelevant stimuli – Distractor-response binding within and between the senses. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 83, 2256–2266. Open Access

Schmalbrock, P., Laub, R., & Frings, C. (2021). Integrating salience and action – Increased integration strength through salience. Visual Cognition, 29, 91-104.

Laub, R., & Frings, C. (2020). Why star retrieves scar: Binding and retrieval of perceptual distractor features. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 46, 350-363.

Laub, R., & Frings, C. (2020). Distractor-based Retrieval in Action Control: The Influence of Encoding Specificity. Psychological Research, 84, 765-773. (published online 2018)

Singh, T., Laub, R., Burgard, J. P., & Frings, C. (2018). Disentangling Inhibition-based And Retrieval-based After-Effects of Distractors: Cognitive Versus Motor Processes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44, 797-805.

Laub, R., Frings, C., & Moeller, B. (2018). Dissecting Stimulus-Response Binding Effects: Grouping By Color Separately Impacts Integration And Retrieval Processes. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80, 1474-1488.
 

Talks / Posters

Laub, R., Schmalbrock, P., & Frings, C. (2020, March 22-25). Investigating the influence of salience on binding effects. [Talk]. 62nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), , Jena, Germany. (Conference canceled)

Laub, R. & Frings, C. (2019, October 18-20). Der Einfluss von Perceptual Load auf Bindungsprozesse. [Talk]. 52nd Herbsttreffen experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HExKoP), Hildesheim, Germany.

Laub, R. & Frings, C. (2018, July 13-15). Grouping beats salience: Competition for the integration of salient and non-salient distractors. [Talk]. 7th Doktorand*innenworkshop Allgemeine Psychologie (A-Dok), Mainz, Germany.

Laub, R., Moeller, B., & Frings, C. (2018, March 12-14) Time will tell: Binding and retrieval of temporal distractors. [Talk]. 60th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Marburg, Germany.

Laub, R. & Frings, C. (2017, November 3-5). Binding and retrieval of perceptual distractor features. [Talk]. 50th Herbsttreffen experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HExKoP), Ulm, Germany.

Freitag, R. (2017). Einflussfaktoren auf distraktorbasierte Abrufprozesse: Stimulusintensität und Stimulussalienz. Talk at the 6th Doktorandenworkshop Allgemeine Psychologie (A-Dok), 30th June - 2nd July 2017. Ulm, Germany.

Freitag, R., Moeller, B., & Frings, C., (2017) Two principles of retrieval function in binding: Stimulus intensity and encoding specificity. Talk at the 59th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), 27th - 29th March 2017. Dresden, Germany.

Singh, T., Freitag, R., Burgard, J. P., & Frings, C. (2017). Distractor-response retrieval effects are driven by motor processes. Talk at the 59th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), 27th - 29th March 2017. Dresden, Germany.

Freitag, R., Moeller, B., & Frings, C. (2016). Viel hilft viel? Der Einfluss der Distraktoranzahl auf den Distraktor-Reaktionsbindungseffekt. Talk at the 49th Herbsttreffen experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HExKoP), 4th - 6th November 2016. Tübingen, Germany.

Freitag, R., Mast, F., Frings, C., & Moeller, B. (2016) The influence of color similarity on distractor-response binding and response retrieval. Talk at the 58th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), 21st - 23rd March 2016, Heidelberg, Germany.

Freitag, R., Mast, F., Frings, C., & Moeller, B. (2015). It is binding and not retrieval: The influence of color similarity on distractor-response binding and response retrieval. Talk at the 48th Herbsttreffen experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HExKoP), 13th - 15th November 2015. Kaiserslautern, Germany.