EPÆG Publications

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H. N. J. Schifferstein, T. Wehrle, and C. C. Carbon (in press). Consumer expectations for vegetables with typical and atypical colors: The case of carrots. Food Quality and Preference.



C. Muth, V. M. Hesslinger, and C. C. Carbon (2018). Variants of Semantic Instability (SeIns) in the arts. A classification study based on experiential reports. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 12(1), 11-23. doi:10.1037/aca0000113.


C. C. Carbon, T. Mchedlidze, M. H. Raab, and H. Wachter (2018). The Power of Shape: How Shape of Node-Link Diagrams Impacts Aesthetic Appreciation and Triggers Interest. I-Perception, 9(5). doi:10.1177/2041669518796851.


C. C. Carbon (2018). Lothian, A. The Science of Scenery: How We View Scenic Beauty, What It Is, Why We Love It, and How to Measure and Map It. Perception, 47(4), 470-471. doi:10.1177/0301006617753002.


C. C. Carbon and A. Pastukhov (2018). Reliable Top-Left Light Convention Starts With Early Renaissance: An Extensive Approach Comprising 10k Artworks. Frontiers in Psychology, 9(454), 1-7. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00454.


C. D. Güss, D. Hauth, F. Wiltsch, C. C. Carbon, A. Schütz, and K. Wanninger (2018). Patience in Everyday Life: Three Field Studies in France, Germany, and Romania. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(3), 355-380. doi:10.1177/0022022117735077.


A. Pastukhov, J. Prasch, and C. C. Carbon (2018). Out of sight, out of mind: Occlusion and eye closure destabilize moving bistable structure-from-motion displays. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80(5), 1193-1204. doi:10.3758/s13414-018-1505-z.


A. Pastukhov, C. R. Zaus, S. Aleshin, J. Braun, and C. C. Carbon (2018). Perceptual coupling induces co-rotation and speeds up alternations in adjacent bi-stable structure-from-motion objects. Journal of Vision, 18(4), 21. doi:10.1167/18.4.21.



F. Gebauer, M. H. Raab, and C. C. Carbon (2017). Imagine all the forces: The impact of threatening news coverage on the willingness to militarily engage in the resurgence of the East versus West conflict. Journal of Media Psychology-Theories Methods and Applications, 29(2), 102-108. doi:10.1027/1864-1105/a000180.


C. C. Carbon and F. Gebauer (2017). The Safe-Range-Inventory (SRI): An assistance tool for optimizing the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 47, 101-113.


T. M. Schneider and C.-C. Carbon (2017). Taking the Perfect Selfie: Investigating the Impact of Perspective on the Perception of Higher Cognitive Variables. Frontiers in Psychology, 8(971). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00971.


S. A. Ortlieb and C. C. Carbon (2017). Kitsch oder Coping? Die biologischen Grundlagen der sozialen Motivation als Determinanten des ästhetischen Erlebens in Evolutionäre Ästhetik. Lengerich, Germany: Pabst.


V. M. Hesslinger, C. C. Carbon, and H. Hecht (2017). The Sense of Being Watched Is Modulated by Arousal and Duration of the Perceptual Episode. I-Perception, 8(6), 1-11. doi:10.1177/2041669517742179.


C. C. Carbon and F. Gebauer (2017). Dataset: SafeRangeInventory (SRI).. osf.io/bveyw.


C. C. Carbon (2017). Measurement problems and measurement strategies for capturing the rich experience of art. Electronic Imaging, 2017(14), 242-247. doi:10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2017.14.HVEI-151.


B. E. Wirth and C. C. Carbon (2017). An easy game for frauds? Effects of professional experience and time pressure on passport-matching performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 23(2), 138-157. doi:10.1037/xap0000114.


T. Abdi, B. H. Hailu, A. Andualem., T. P. H. A. J. M. van Gelder, M. P. Hagenzieker, and C. C. Carbon (2017). Road crashes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Empirical findings between the years 2010 and 2014. African Research Review: An international multi-disciplinary journal, 11(2), 1-13.


V. M. Hesslinger, C. C. Carbon, and H. Hecht (2017). Social Factors in Aesthetics: Social Conformity Pressure and a Sense of Being Watched Affect Aesthetic Judgments. I-Perception, 8(6), 1-16. doi:10.1177/2041669517736322.


S. Ortlieb, I. Stojilovic, D. Rutar, U. Fischer, and C. C Carbon (2017). On kitsch and kič: Comparing kitsch concepts from Bavaria, Serbia and Slovenia. Psihologija, 50(3), 357-381.


C. C. Carbon (2017). Art perception in the museum: How we spend time and space in art exhibitions. I-Perception, 8(1), 1-15. doi:10.1177/2041669517694184.


C. Muth, M. H. Raab, and C. C. Carbon (2017). Expecting the unexpected: How gallery-visitors experience Semantic Instability in art. Art & Perception, 5(2), 1-22.


C. C. Carbon (2017). Universal principles of depicting oneself across the centuries: From Renaissance self-portraits to selfie-photographs. Frontiers in Psychology: Human-Media Interaction, 8(245), 1-9.


C. Mongoven and C. C. Carbon (2017). Acoustic Gestalt: On the perceptibility of melodic symmetry. Musicae Scientiae, 21(1), 41-59. doi:10.1177/1029864916637116.


C. Muth, S. Albrecht, and C. C Carbon (2017). Affect and self-efficacy infuse the experience of ambivalent photographs. Psihologija, 50(3), 307-317.



S. Utz and C. C. Carbon (2016). Is the Thatcher illusion modulated by face familiarity ? Evidence from an eye tracking study.. PlosOne, 11(10), e0163933. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163933.


C. Muth and C. C. Carbon (2016). SeIns: Semantic instability in art. Art & Perception, 4, 145-184.


C. C. Carbon (2016). Creating a framework for holistic assessment of aesthetics: A response to Nilsson and Axelsson (2015) on attributes of aesthetic quality of textile quality. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 122(1), 96-100. doi:10.1177/0031512516628366.


C. C. Carbon (2016). The folded paper size illusion: Evidence of inability to perceptually integrate more than one geometrical dimension. I-Perception, 7(4). doi:10.1177/2041669516658048.


F. Gebauer, R. Vilimek, A. Keinath, and C. C. Carbon (2016). Changing attitudes towards e-mobility by actively elaborating fast-charging technology. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 106, 31-36.


F. Gebauer, M. H. Raab, and C. C. Carbon (2016). Back to the USSR: How colors might shape the political perception of East versus West. I-Perception, 7(6). doi:Artn 2041669516676823 10.1177/2041669516676823.


C. Muth, M. H. Raab, and C. C. Carbon (2016). Semantic stability is more pleasurable in unstable episodic contexts. On the relevance of perceptual challenge in art appreciation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00043.


S. Ortlieb, U.C. Fischer, and C. C. Carbon (2016). Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful: Is there a Male Gaze in Empirical Aesthetics?. Art & Perception, 4, 205-224.


C. C. Carbon and S. Albrecht (2016). The Fluency Amplification Model supports the GANE principle of arousal enhancement. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39.


S. Roder, C. C. Carbon, T. K. Shackelford, K. Pisanski, B. Weege, and B. Fink (2016). Men"s visual attention to and perceptions of women"s dance movements. Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 1-3. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.05.025.


V. M. Hesslinger and C. C. Carbon (2016). #TheDress: The role of illumination information and individual differences in the psychophysics of perceiving white‐blue ambiguities. I-Perception, 7(2), 1-10.


F. Gebauer, M. H. Raab, and C. C. Carbon (2016). Conspiracy formation is in the detail: On the interaction of conspiratorial predispositions and semantic cues. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30(6), 917-924. doi:10.1002/acp.3279.



C. C. Carbon and V. M. Hesslinger (2015). On the nature of the background behind Mona Lisa. Leonardo, 48(2), 182-184. doi:10.1162/LEON_a_00980.


C. C. Carbon and V. M. Hesslinger (2015). Restoring depth to Leonardo"s Mona Lisa. American Scientist, 103(6), 404-409.


A. Lueschow, J. E. Weber, C.-C. Carbon, I. Deffke, T. Sander, T. Grüter, M. Grüter, L. Trahms, and G. Curio (2015). The 170ms response to faces as measured by MEG (M170) is consistently altered in congenital prosopagnosia. PLoS ONE, 10(9), e0137624. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137624.


C. Muth, V. M. Hesslinger, and C. C. Carbon (2015). The appeal of challenge in the perception of art: How ambiguity, solvability of ambiguity and the opportunity for insight affect appreciation. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 9(3), 206-216.


C. Muth, M. H. Raab, and C. C. Carbon (2015). The stream of experience when watching artistic movies. Dynamic aesthetic effects revealed by the Continuous Evaluation Procedure (CEP). Frontiers in Psychology, 6. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00365.


V. M. Hesslinger, L. Goldbach, and C. C. Carbon (2015). Men in red: A reexamination of the red-attractiveness effect. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(4), 1142-1148.


C. C. Carbon (2015). The moon as a tiny bright disc: Insights from observations in the planetarium. Perception, 44(7), 821-824. doi:10.1177/0301006615594699.


S. Roder, B. Weege, C. C. Carbon, T. K. Shackelford, and B. Fink (2015). Men"s perception of women"s dance movements depends on mating context, but not men"s sociosexual orientation. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 172-175. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.06.020.


K. Weth, M. H. Raab, and C. C. Carbon (2015). Investigating emotional responses to self-selected sad music via self-report and automated facial analysis. Musicae Scientiae, 19(4), 412-432. doi:10.1177/1029864915606796.


G. Harsanyi and C. C. Carbon (2015). How perception affects racial categorization: On the influence of initial visual exposure on labelling people as diverse individuals or racial subjects. Perception, 44(1), 100-102. doi:10.1068/P7854.



S. Albrecht and C. C. Carbon (2014). The Fluency Amplification Model: Fluent stimuli show more intense but not evidently more positive evaluations. Acta Psychologica, 148, 195-203. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2014.02.002.


C. C. Carbon (2014). Understanding human perception by human-made illusions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(566), 1-6. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00566.


S. Wolz and C. C. Carbon (2014). What’s wrong with an art fake? Cognitive and emotional variables influenced by authenticity status of artworks. Leonardo, 47(5), 467-473. doi:10.1162/LEON_a_00869.


B. Leidenfrost, B. Strassnig, M. Schütz, C. C. Carbon, and A. Schabmann (2014). The impact of peer mentoring on mentee academic performance: Is any mentoring style better than no mentoring at all?. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 26(1), 102-111.


C. C. Carbon and M. E. Schwarz (2014). The share price neglect: Inverse exponential relation between stock share price and risk tolerance. International Journal of School Psychology and Cognitive Psychology, 1(102), 1-7.


C. C. Carbon and B. E. Wirth (2014). Neanderthal paintings? Production of prototypical human (Homo sapiens) faces shows systematic distortions. Perception, 43(1), 99-102.


Z. Cattaneo, C. Lega, J. Boehringer, M. Gallucci, L. Girelli, and C. C. Carbon (2014). Happiness takes you right: The effect of emotional stimuli on line bisection. Cognition & Emotion, 28(2), 325-344. doi:Doi 10.1080/02699931.2013.824871.


Z. Cattaneo, C. Renzi, S. Bona, L. B. Merabet, C. C. Carbon, and T. Vecchi (2014). Hemispheric asymmetry in discriminating faces differing for featural or configural (second-order relations) aspects. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21(2), 363-369.


C. C. Carbon and V. M. Hesslinger (2014). Stable aesthetic standards delusion: Changing “artistic quality” by elaboration. Perception, 43, 1006-1013. doi:10.1068/p7709.



C. C. Carbon, M. Grüter, and T. Grüter (2013). Age-dependent face detection and face categorization performance. PlosOne, 8(10), e79164.


C. C. Carbon and V. M. Hesslinger (2013). Navigating through a volumetric world does not imply needing a full 3D-representation. Behavioral Brain Sciences.


M. H. Raab, N. Auer, S. A. Ortlieb, and C. C. Carbon (2013). The Sarrazin effect: The presence of absurd statements in conspiracy theories makes canonical information less plausible. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 4(453), 1-8.


S. J. Faerber and C. C. Carbon (2013). Jump on the innovator"s train: Cognitive principles for creating appreciation in innovative product design. Research in Engineering Design, 24(3), 313-319.


C. C. Carbon, S. J. Faerber, G. Gerger, M. Forster, and H. Leder (2013). Innovation is appreciated when we feel safe: On the situational dependence of the appreciation of innovation. International Journal of Design, 7(2), 43-51.


T. Ditye, A. H. Javadi, C. C. Carbon, and V. Walsh (2013). Sleep facilitates long-term face adaptation. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 280(1769), 20131698. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.1698.


C. C. Carbon and P. Deininger (2013). Golden perception: Simulating perceptual habits of the past. I-Perception, 4(6), 468-476. doi:10.1068/i0605.


Z. Cattaneo, T. Vecchi, M. Monegato, A. Pece, L. B. Merabet, and C. C. Carbon (2013). Strabismic amblyopia affects relational but not featural and Gestalt processing of faces. Vision Research, 80, 19-30. doi:DOI 10.1016/j.visres.2013.01.007.


M. H. Raab, S. A. Ortlieb, K. Guthmann, N. Auer, and C. C. Carbon (2013). Thirty shades of truth: conspiracy theories as stories of individuation, not of pathological delusion. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 4(406).


C. C. Carbon and V. M. Hesslinger (2013). Attitudes and cognitive distances: On the non-unitary and flexible nature of cognitive maps. Advances In Cognitive Psychology, 9(3), 121-129.


C. Renzi, S. Schiavi, C. C. Carbon, T. Vecchi, J. Silvanto, and Z. Cattaneo (2013). Processing of featural and configural aspects of faces is lateralized in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: A TMS study. Neuroimage, 74, 45-51. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.02.015.


C. C. Carbon and M. Jakesch (2013). A model for haptic aesthetic processing and its implications for design. Proceedings of the IEEE, 101(9), 1-11. doi:10.1109/JPROC.2012.2219831.


C. C. Carbon (2013). Creating a framework for experimentally testing early visual processing: A response to Nurmoja, et al. (2012) on trait perception from pixelized faces. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 117(1), 215-218. doi:Doi 10.2466/24.22.Pms.117x12z8.


U. Schmid, M. Siebers, J. Folger, S. Schineller, D. Seuß, M. Raab, C. C. Carbon, and S. J. Faerber (2013). A cognitive model for predicting esthetical judgements as similarity to dynamic prototypes. Cognitive Systems Research, 24, 72-79.


C. C. Carbon and V. M. Hesslinger (2013). Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa entering the next dimension. Perception, 42(8), 887-893. doi:10.1068/p7524.


C. C. Carbon (2013). German Bundesrat proposes second usage of publicly funded research. Current Science, 104(3), 283-283.


C. C. Carbon (2013). BiDimRegression: Bidimensional regression modeling using R. Journal of Statistical Software, Code Snippets, 52(1), 1-11. doi:10.1080/10618600.2013.796814.


T. M. Schneider, H. Hecht, J. Stevanov, and C. C. Carbon (2013). Cross-ethnic assessment of body weight and height on the basis of faces. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 356-360.


T. Strobach and C. C. Carbon (2013). Face adaptation effects: Reviewing the impact of adapting information, time, and transfer. Frontiers in Perception Science, 4(318), 1-12.


R. Planinc, M. Kampel, S. Ortlieb, and C. C. Carbon (2013). User-centered design and evaluation of an ambient event detector based on a balanced scorecard approach. Journal on Advances in Life Sciences, 5(3&4), 237-249.


C. Muth, R. Pepperell, and C. C. Carbon (2013). Give me Gestalt! Preference for Cubist artworks revealing high detectability of objects. Leonardo, 46(5), 488-489. doi:10.1162/LEON_a_00649.


C. Muth and C. C. Carbon (2013). The Aesthetic Aha: On the pleasure of having insights into Gestalt. Acta Psychologica, 144(1), 25-30. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2013.05.001.



C. C. Carbon and J. P. L. Schoormans (2012). Rigidity rather than age as a limiting factor to appreciate innovative design. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 71(2), 51-58.


C. C. Carbon and S. Albrecht (2012). Bartlett"s schema theory: The unreplicated "portrait d"homme" series from 1932. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65(11), 2258–2270. doi:10.1080/17470218.2012.696121.


C. C. Carbon (2012). Dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, 8291(1A), 1-6. doi:10.1117/12.916468.


J. Blijlevens, C. C. Carbon, R. Mugge, and J. P. L. Schoormans (2012). Aesthetic appraisal of product designs: Independent effects of typicality and arousal. British Journal of Psychology, 103, 44-57. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8295.2011.02038.x.


C. C. Carbon and T. Ditye (2012). Face adaptation effects show strong and long-lasting transfer from lab to more ecological contexts. Frontiers in Perception Science, 3(3), 1-6.


S. J. Faerber and C. C. Carbon (2012). The power of liking: Highly sensitive aesthetic processing for guiding us through the world. I-Perception, 3, 553-561.


M. D. Augustin, J. Wagemans, and C. C. Carbon (2012). All is beautiful? Generality vs. specificity of word usage in visual aesthetics. Acta Psychologica, 139(1), 187-201. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2011.10.


M. D. Augustin, C. C. Carbon, and J. Wagemans (2012). Artful terms: A study on aesthetic word usage for visual art versus film and music. I-Perception, 3, 319-337.


M. Jakesch and C. C. Carbon (2012). The Mere Exposure Effect in the domain of haptics. PLoS ONE, 7(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031215.


T. M. Schneider, H. Hecht, and C. C. Carbon (2012). Judging body weight from faces: The height-weight illusion. Perception, 41(1), 121-124. doi:10.1068/p7140.



A. Hergovich, K. Grobl, and C. C. Carbon (2011). The paddle move commonly used in magic tricks as a means for analysing the perceptual limits of combined motion trajectories. Perception, 40(3), 358-366. doi:10.1068/P6866.


G. Gerger, H. Leder, S. J. Faerber, and C. C. Carbon (2011). When the others matter: Context-dependent effects on changes in appreciation of innovativeness. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70(2), 75-83.


C. C. Carbon (2011). The Carbon_h-Factor: Predicting Individuals" Research Impact at Early Stages of Their Career. PLoS ONE, 6(12), e28770. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028770.


C. C. Carbon and V. M. Hesslinger (2011). Bateson et al.’s (2006) Cues-of-being-watched paradigm revisited. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70(4), 203-210. doi:10.1024/1421-0185/a000058.


C. C. Carbon (2011). The first 100 milliseconds of a face: On the microgenesis of early face processing. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 113(3), 859-874. doi:10.2466/07.17.22.Pms.113.6.859-874.


T. Strobach, T. Ditye, and C. C. Carbon (2011). Long-term adaptation effects of highly familiar faces are modulated by adaptation duration. Perception, 40, 1000-1004.


T. Grüter, M. Grüter, and C. C. Carbon (2011). Congenital prosopagnosia. Diagnosis and mental imagery: Commentary on: Tree JJ, and Wilkie J. Face and object imagery in congenital prosopagnosia: A case series. Cortex, 47, 511-513.


J.P.L. Schoormans, C. C. Carbon, and V. Gattol (2011). "It"s time to take a stand": Depicting crosshairs can indeed promote violence. Perception, 40(3), 371-372.


C. C. Carbon and T. Ditye (2011). Sustained effects of adaptation on the perception of familiar faces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 37(3), 615-625. doi:10.1037/A0019949.


C. C. Carbon (2011). Cognitive mechanisms for explaining dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. I-Perception, 2, 708-719. doi:10.1068/i0463aap.


M. D. Augustin, B. Defranceschi, H. K. Fuchs, C. C. Carbon, and F. Hutzler (2011). The neural time course of art perception: An ERP study on the processing of style versus content in art. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2071-2081.


V. Gattol, M. Saaksjarvi, and C. C. Carbon (2011). Extending the Implicit Association Test (IAT): Assessing consumer attitudes based on multi-dimensional implicit associations. PLoS ONE, 6(1), e15849. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015849.


B. Leidenfrost, B. Strassnig, A. Schabmann, C. Spiel, and C. C. Carbon (2011). Peer mentoring styles and their contribution to academic success among mentees: A person-oriented study in Higher Education. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 19(3), 347-364.


M. Jakesch, M. Zachhuber, H. Leder, M. Spingler, and C. C. Carbon (2011). Scenario-based touching: On the influence of top-down processes on tactile and visual appreciation. Research in Engineering Design., 22, 143-152.



I. Bohrn, C. C. Carbon, and F. Hutzler (2010). Mona Lisa"s smile: Perception or deception?. Psychological Science, 21(3), 378-380. doi:10.1177/0956797610362192.


T. Grüter and C. C. Carbon (2010). Escaping attention. Some cognitive disorders can be overlooked. Science, 328(5977), 435-436.


C. C. Carbon (2010). Fundamental change in German research policy. Science, 328(5978), 569-569.


B. Belke, H. Leder, G. Harsanyi, and C. C. Carbon (2010). When a Picasso is a "Picasso": The entry point in the identification of visual art. Acta Psychologica, 133(2), 191-202.


C. C. Carbon (2010). The Earth is flat when personally significant experiences with the sphericity of the Earth are absent. Cognition, 116(1), 130-135. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2010.03.009.


C. C. Carbon and J. P. L. Schoormans (2010). And the winner is: Globalization. Olympic gold medals as indicator for a global world. Current Science, 99(1), 20-20.


C. C. Carbon (2010). The cycle of preference: Long-term dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. Acta Psychologica, 134(2), 233-244. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.02.004.


S. J. Faerber, H. Leder, G. Gerger, and C. C. Carbon (2010). Priming semantic concepts affects the dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. Acta Psychologica, 135(2), 191-200. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.06.006.


B. Belke, H. Leder, T. Strobach, and C. C. Carbon (2010). Cognitive fluency: High-level processing dynamics in art appreciation. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 4(4), 214-222.


S. Windhager, F. Hutzler, C. C. Carbon, E. Oberzaucher, K. Schaefer, T. Thorstensen, H. Leder, and K. Grammer (2010). Laying eyes on headlights: Eye tracking reveals facial features in cars. Collegium Antropologikum, 34(3), 1075-1080.


C. C. Carbon, T. Gruter, M. Gruter, J. E. Weber, and A. Lueschow (2010). Dissociation of facial attractiveness and distinctiveness processing in congenital prosopagnosia. Visual Cognition, 18(5), 641-654. doi:10.1080/13506280903462471.


C. C. Carbon (2010). Cognitive continental drift: How attitudes can change the overall pattern of cognitive distances. Environment and Planning A, 42(3), 715-728.



B. Derntl, E. M. Seidel, E. Kainz, and C. C. Carbon (2009). Recognition of emotional expressions is affected by inversion and presentation time. Perception, 38(12), 1849-1862. doi:10.1068/P6448.


C. C. Carbon (2009). Science means jobs - on the necessity of planning reliability in science. Current Science, 96(7), 875-875.


C. C. Carbon (2009). European publication issues from an Austrian perspective. Psychology Science Quarterly, 51, 69-87.


T. Grüter, M. Grüter, V. Bell, and C. C. Carbon (2009). Visual mental imagery in congenital prosopagnosia. Neuroscience Letters, 453(3), 135-140.


B. Leidenfrost, B. Strassnig, A. Schabmann, and C. C. Carbon (2009). Improvement of the study situation for beginners through cascaded blended mentoring. Psychologische Rundschau, 60(2), 99-109.



M. D. Augustin, H. Leder, F. Hutzler, and C. C. Carbon (2008). Style follows content: On the microgenesis of art perception. Acta Psychologica, 128(1), 127-138. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2007.11.006.


C. C. Carbon (2008). Famous faces as icons: The illusion of being an expert in the recognition of famous faces. Perception, 37, 801-806. doi:10.1068/p5789.


C. C. Carbon (2008). Web of Science: Science trapped in a spider"s web. Current Science, 94(10), 1234-1234.


T. Grüter, M. Grüter, and C. C. Carbon (2008). Neural and genetic foundations of face recognition and prosopagnosia. Journal of Neuropsychology, 2(1), 79-97.


C. C. Carbon (2008). Second Basket"s negative impact. Science, 319(5869), 1483.


C. C. Carbon, L. Michael, and H. Leder (2008). Design evaluation by combination of repeated evaluation technique and measurement of electrodermal activity. Research in Engineering Design, 19(2-3), 143-149. doi:10.1007/s00163-008-0045-2.



C. C. Carbon, T. Grüter, J. E. Weber, and A. Lueschow (2007). Faces as objects of non-expertise: Processing of Thatcherised faces in congenital prosopagnosia. Perception, 36(11), 1635-1645.


C. C. Carbon and H. Leder (2007). Design evaluation: From typical problems to state-of-the-art solutions.. Marketing Review St. Gallen (Thexis), 2007(2), 33-37.


H. Leder, C. C. Carbon, and R. Kreuzbauer (2007). Product-design perception and brand strength. Marketing Review St. Gallen (Thexis), 2007(2), 4-7.


C. C. Carbon, T. Strobach, S. Langton, G. Harsanyi, H. Leder, and G. Kovacs (2007). Adaptation effects of highly familiar faces: Immediate and long lasting. Memory and Cognition, 35(8), 1966-1976.


C. C. Carbon (2007). Autobahn people: Distance estimations between German cities biased by social factors and the Autobahn. Lecture Notes in Artificial Science, 4387, 489-500.



C. C. Carbon (2006). On the processing and representation of complex visual objects (Habilitation). Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna.


H. Leder, C. C. Carbon, and A. L. Ripsas (2006). Entitling art: Influence of title information on understanding and appreciation of paintings. Acta Psychologica, 121(2), 176-198. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2005.08.005.


H. Leder and C. C. Carbon (2006). Face-specific configural processing of relational information. British Journal of Psychology, 97(1), 19-29.


C. C. Carbon and H. Leder (2006). When faces are heads: View-dependent recognition of faces altered relationally or componentially. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 65(4), 245-252.


C. C. Carbon and H. Leder (2006). The Mona Lisa effect: Is "our" Lisa fame or fake?. Perception, 35(3), 411-414.


C. C. Carbon, F. Hutzler, and M. Minge (2006). Innovation in design investigated by eye movements and pupillometry. Psychology Science, 48(2), 173-186.



C. C. Carbon, S. R. Schweinberger, J. M. Kaufmann, and H. Leder (2005). The Thatcher illusion seen by the brain: An event-related brain potentials study. Cognitive Brain Research, 24(3), 544-555.


C. C. Carbon and H. Leder (2005). When feature information comes first! Early processing of inverted faces. Perception, 34(9), 1117-1134.


C. C. Carbon and H. Leder (2005). Face adaptation: Changing stable representations of familiar faces within minutes?. Advances In Cognitive Psychology, 1(1), 1-7.


C. C. Carbon and H. Leder (2005). The Repeated Evaluation Technique (RET): A method to capture dynamic effects of innovativeness and attractiveness. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19(5), 587-601. doi:10.1002/acp.1098.


H. Leder and C. C. Carbon (2005). When context hinders! Learn-test compatibility in face recognition. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A: Human Experimental Psychology, 58(2), 235-250.


H. Leder and C. C. Carbon (2005). Dimensions in appreciation of car interior design. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19(5), 603-618.


C. C. Carbon and H. Leder (2005). The wall inside the brain: Overestimation of distances crossing the former iron curtain. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 12(4), 746-750.



H. Leder and C. C. Carbon (2004). Part-to-whole effects and configural processing in faces. Psychology Science, 46(4), 531-543.



A. Schwaninger, C. C. Carbon, and H. Leder (2003). Expert face processing: Specialization and constraints in The development of face processing. Göttingen: Hogrefe & Huber.



C. C. Carbon (1999). Konnektionistische Systeme: Simuliertes "Bewußtsein" oder Bewußtsein selbst? [Connectionism: may connectionist systems develop form of consciousness?] (MA Thesis). Institute of Philosophy, University of Trier, Trier, Germany.



C. C. Carbon (1998). Emotionale und konfigurale Einflüsse auf die Verarbeitung räumlicher Informationen [Influences of emotional and configural variables on the processing of spatial information] (Diploma thesis (Dipl.-Psych.)). Department of Cognitive and General Psychology and advanced methods in Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany.