Mag. Dr. Gernot Gerger
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Pelowski, M., Markey, P., Forster, M., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2017). What do we actually hope to accomplish by modeling art experience? Reply to comments on “Move me, astonish me... delight my eyes and brain: The Vienna Integrated Model of top-down and bottom-up processes in Art Perception (VIMAP) and corresponding affective, evaluative, and neurophysiological correlates”. Physics of Life Reviews, 21(July 2017), 159-170.
Gerger, G., Forster, M., & Leder, H. (2017). It felt fluent but I did not like it – Fluency effects in faces versus patterns. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70(4), 637-648. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1145705
Gerger, G., Leder, H., & Pelowski, M. (2017). Empathy, Einfühlung, and aesthetic experience: the effect of emotion contagion on appreciation of representational and abstract art using fEMG and SCR. Cognitive Processing: International Quarterly of Cognitive Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10339-017-0800-2
Pelowski, M., Markey, P., Forster, M., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2017). Move me, astonish me… delight my eyes and brain: The Vienna Integrated Model of top-down and bottom-up processes in Art Perception (VIMAP) and corresponding affective, evaluative and neurophysiological correlates. Physics of Life Reviews. DOI:
Schabmann, A., Gerger, G., Schmidt, B. M., Wögerer, E., Osipov, I., & Leder, H. (2016). Where does it come from? Development aspects of art appreciation. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 40(4), 313-323. DOI: 10.1177/0165025415573642
Vale, L., Gerger, G., Leder, H., & Pelli, D. G. (2016). The Time Course of Beauty: Comparing Perceptual and Physiological Measures of Aesthetic Experience. Annual Meeting Program : Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 119. [C36].
Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2015). Titles change the esthetic appreciations of paintings. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(464). DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00464
Forster, M., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2015). Everything's Relative? Relative Differences in Processing Fluency and the Effects on Liking. PLoS ONE, 10(8), [0135944]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135944
Leder, H., Gerger, G., & Brieber, D. (2015). Appreciation: Convergence from Experimental Aesthetics and Physiology. in J. P. Huston, M. Nadal, F. Mora, L. F. Agnati, & C. J. Cela-Conde (Hrsg.), Art, Aesthetics and the Brain Oxford University Press.
Leder, H., Gerger, G., Brieber, D., & Schwarz, N. (2014). What makes an art expert? Emotion and evaluation in art appreciation. Cognition & Emotion, 28(6), 1137-1147. DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2013.870132
Gerger, G., Forster, M., & Leder, H. (2014). It felt fluent, but I did not like it: Fluency effects in faces. Postersitzung präsentiert bei 9th PPRU Workshop, Jena, Deutschland.
Gerger, G., Leder, H., & Kremer, A. (2014). Context effects on emotional and aesthetic evaluations of artworks and IAPS pictures. Acta Psychologica. DOI: doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2014.06.008
Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2014). Mirror, mirror in the wall, who’s the fairest one of all? Influencing factors and effects of attractiveness. in P. L. Tinio, & J. K. Smith (Hrsg.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Aesthetics and the Arts (S. 421-446). Cambridge.
Tinio, P. P. L., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2013). Birds of a feather... Generalization of facial structures following massive familiarization. Acta Psychologica, 144(3), 463-471. DOI: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2013.08.003
Forster, M., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2013). The glasses stereotype, revisited. The Jury Expert, 25(2), 1-6.
Carbon, C-C., Färber, S., Gerger, G., Forster, M., & Leder, H. (2013). Innovation is Appreciated When We Feel Safe: On the Situational Dependence of the Appreciation of Innovation. International Journal of Design, 7(2).
Forster, M., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2013). Fluency needs uncertainty. Postersitzung präsentiert bei 36th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Bremen, Deutschland.
Brieber, D., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2012). This is disgusting! Biannual congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, in Unknown host publication title Unknown publisher.
Leder, H., Gerger, G., Dressler, S. G., & Schabmann, A. (2012). How art is appreciated. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 6(1), 2-10. DOI: 10.1037/a0026396
Leder, H., Forster, M., & Gerger, G. (2011). The glasses stereotype revisited – Effects of glasses on perception, recognition and impressions of faces. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70(4), 211-222. DOI: 10.1024/1421-0185/a000059
Forster, M., Leder, H., & Gerger, G. (2011). Perceiving faces with different kinds of glasses: Distinctiveness, beauty and intelligence. Postersitzung präsentiert bei 17th meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), Donostia - San Sebastián, Spanien.
Gerger, G., Leder, H., Färber, S., & Carbon, C-C. (2010). When the others matter: Context-dependent effects on changes in appreciation of innovativeness. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70(2), 75-83.
Färber, S., Leder, H., Gerger, G., & Carbon, C-C. (2010). Priming semantic concepts affects the dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. Acta Psychologica, 135(2), 191-200.
Carbon, C-C., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2007). Contributions of boredom to liking judgments over time. Perception, 36.
Gerger, G., Leodolter, U., Fischmeister, F., & Bauer, H. (2006). Subsequent memory effects observed during shallow encoding of word pairs. Postersitzung präsentiert bei 5th Forum of European Neuroscience, wien, Österreich.

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