Current highlight publication

[72]    Carbon, C. C., & Hesslinger, V. M. (in press). Navigating through a volumetric world does not imply needing a full 3D-representation. Behavioral Brain Sciences. {IF=25.056}

Peer-reviewed publications

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2013 and 'in press'  {cIF= 50.137}

[78]    Strobach, T., & Carbon, C. C. (in press). Face adaptation effects: Reviewing the impact of adapting information, time, and transfer. Frontiers in Perception Science. {IF=n.a.} [PDF]

[77]    Muth, C., & Carbon, C. C. (in press). The Aesthetic Aha. About the pleasure of having insights into Gestalt. Acta Psychologica. {IF=2.255} [PDF]

[76]    Carbon, C.C., Faerber, S. J., Gerger, G., Forster, M., & Leder, H. (in press). Innovation is appreciated when we feel safe: On the situational dependence of the appreciation of innovation. International Journal of Design. {IF=0.632} [PDF]

[75]    Schneider, T. M., Hecht, H., Stevanov, J. & Carbon, C. C. (2013). Cross-ethnic assessment of body weight and height on the basis of faces. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 356-360. {IF=1.877} [PDF]

[74]    Wolz, S., & Carbon, C. C. (in press). What’s wrong with an artfake? Cognitive and emotional variables influenced by authenticity information of artworks. Leonardo. {IF=n.a.} [PDF]

[73]    Cattaneo, Z., Vecchi, T., Monegato, M., Pece, A., Merabet, L. & Carbon, C. C. (2013). Strabismic amblyopia affects relational but not featural and holistic processing of faces. Vision Research, 80, 19-30. {IF=2.414} [PDF]

[72]    Carbon, C. C., & Hesslinger, V. M. (in press). Navigating through a volumetric world does not imply needing a full 3D-representation. Behavioral Brain Sciences. {IF=25.056} [PDF]

[71]    Muth, C., Pepperell, R. & Carbon, C. C. (in press). Give me Gestalt! Preference for Cubist artworks depicting highly detectable objects. Leonardo. {IF=forthcoming} [PDF]

[70]    Carbon, C. C. (2013). German Bundesrat proposes 2nd usage of publicly funded research. Current Science, 104(3), 283-283. {IF=0.935} [PDF]

[69]    Faerber, S. J., & Carbon, C. C. (in press). Jump on the innovator's train: Cognitive principles for creating appreciation in innovative product design. Research in Engineering Design. {IF=1.243} [PDF]

[68]    Schmid, U., Siebers, M., Folger, J., Schineller, S., Seuss, D., Raab, M., Carbon, C. C., & Faerber, S.J. (2013). A cognitive model for predicting esthetical judgements as similarity to dynamic prototypes. Cognitive Systems Research, 24, 72-79. {IF=1.173} [PDF]

[67]    Carbon, C. C., & Jakesch, M. (in press). A model for haptic aesthetic processing and its implications for design. Proceedings of the IEEE. {IF=6.810} [PDF]

[66]    Carbon, C. C. (2013). BiDimRegression: Bidimensional regression modeling using R. Journal of Statistical Software, Code Snippets, 52(1), 1-11. {IF=4.091} [PDF][DirectLink JSS]

2012  {cIF= 13.306}

[65]    Carbon, C. C., & Albrecht, S. (2012). Bartlett’s schema theory: The unreplicated “portrait d’homme” series from 1932. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65(11), 2258–2270. [PDF] {IF=2.212}

[64]    Faerber, S. J., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). The power of liking: Highly sensitive aesthetic processing for guiding us through the world. i-Perception, 3, 553-561. [PDF] {IF=forthcoming}

[63]    Carbon, C. C. (2012). Dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, 8291(1A), 1-6. {IF=n.a.} [PDF]

[62]    Augustin, M. D., Carbon, C. C., & Wagemans, J. (2012). Artful terms: A study on aesthetic word usage for visual art versus film and music. i-Perception, 3, 319-337. [PDF][DirectLink iPerception] {IF=forthcoming}

[61]    Schneider, T. M., Hecht, H., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). Judging body-weight from faces: The height-weight illusion. Perception, 41, 121-124. [PDF] {IF=1.293}

[60]    Jakesch, M., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). The Mere Exposure effect in the domain of haptics. PlosONE, 7(2), e31215. [PDF][DirectLink Plos] {IF=4.411}

[59]    Carbon, C. C., & Ditye, T. (2012). Face adaptation effects show strong and long-lasting transfer from lab to more ecological contexts. Frontiers in Perception Science, 3(3), 1-6. [PDF] {IF=forthcoming}

[58]    Carbon, C. C., & Schoormans, J. P. L. (2012). Rigidity rather than age as a limiting factor to appreciate innovative design. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 71(2), 51-58. [PDF] {IF=1.024}

[57]    Blijlevens, J., Carbon, C. C., Mugge, R., & Schoormans, J. P. L. (2012). Aesthetic appraisal of product designs: Independent effects of typicality and arousal. British Journal of Psychology, 103, 44-57. [PDF] {IF=2.114}

[56]    Augustin, M. D., Wagemans, J., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). All is beautiful? Generality vs. specificity of word usage in visual aesthetics. Acta Psychologica, 139(1), 187-201. [PDF] {IF=2.194}

2011 {cIF= 28.068}

[55]    Carbon, C. C. (2011). Cognitive mechanisms for explaining dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. i-Perception, 2, 708-719. [PDF][DirectLink iPerception] {IF=forthcoming}

[54]    Carbon, C. C. (2011). The first 100 milliseconds of a face: On the microgenesis of early face processing. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 113(3), 859-874. [PDF] {IF=0.550}

[53]    Carbon, C. C. (2011). The Carbon_h-Factor: Predicting individuals’ research impact at early stages of their career. PlosONE, 6(2), e28770. [PDF] {IF=4.411}

[52]    Strobach, T., Ditye, T., & Carbon, C. C. (2011). Long-term adaptation effects of highly familiar faces: The influence of inspection length during prior testing. Perception, 40, 1000-1004. [PDF] {IF=1.462}

[51]    Carbon, C. C., & Hesslinger, V. M. (2011). Bateson et al.’s (2006) Cues-of-being-watched paradigm revisited. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70(4), 203-210. [PDF] {IF=1.024}

[50]    Augustin, M. D., Defranceschi, B., Fuchs, H. K., Carbon, C. C. & Hutzler, F. (2011). The neural time course of art perception: An ERP study on the processing of style versus content in art. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2071-2081.[PDF] {IF=4.345}

[49]    Leidenfrost, B., Strassnig, B., Schabmann, A., Spiel, C., & Carbon, C. C. (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. [PDF] {n.a.}.

[48]    Jakesch, M., Zachhuber, M., Leder, H., Spingler, M. & Carbon, C. C. (2011). Scenario-based touching. On the influence of top-down processes on tactile and visual appreciation. Research in Engineering Design, 22(3), 143-152. [PDF] {IF=1.038}

[47]    Gerger, G., Leder, H., Faerber, S. J., & Carbon, C. C. (2011). When the others matter: Context-dependent effects on changes in appreciation of innovativeness. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70(2), 75-83. [PDF] {IF=1.024}

[46]   Carbon, C. C., & Ditye, T. (2011). Sustained effects of adaptation on the perception of familiar faces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Performance and Perception, 37(3), 615-625. [PDF] {IF=2.947}

[45]    Schoormans, J., Carbon, C. C., Gattol, V. (2011). “It’s time to take a stand”: Depicting crosshairs can indeed promote violence. Perception, 40(3), 371-372. [PDF]{IF=1.462}

[44]    Hergovich, A., Gröbl, K., & Carbon, C. C. (2011). The magic knife trick as an outlet for analyzing the perceptual limits of combined motion trajectories. Perception, 40(3), 358-366. [PDF]  {IF=1.462}

[43]    Grüter, T., Grüter, M., & Carbon, C. C. (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(4), 511-513.[PDF] {IF=4.050}

[42]    Gattol, V., Sääksjärvi, M. C., & Carbon, C. C. (2011). Extending the Implicit Association Test (IAT): Assessing consumer attitudes based on multi-dimensional implicit associations. Plos ONE, 6(1), e15849. [PDF][DirectLink Plos][PublicPress] {IF=4.351}


2010 {cIF= 76.312}

[41]    Grüter, T., & Carbon, C. C. (2010). Escaping attention. Some cognitive disorders can be overlooked. Science, 328(5977), 435-436. [PDF][Press Release (German)][FAZ][PsychologieHeute][NürnbergerNachrichten][ReutlingerGeneralanzeiger] {IF=28.103}

[40]    Belke, B., Leder, H., Strobach, T., & Carbon, C. C. (2010). Cognitive fluency: High-level processing dynamics in art appreciation. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 4(4), 214-222. [PDF] {IF=will be calculated in 2011}

[39]    Carbon, C. C., & Schoormans, J. P. L. (2010). And the winner is: Globalization. Olympic gold medals as indicator for a global world. Current Science, 99(1), 20-20. [PDF] {IF=0.782}

[38]    Faerber, S. J., Leder, H., Gerger, G., & Carbon, C. C. (2010). Priming semantic concepts affects the dynamics of aesthetic appreciation. Acta Psychologica, 135(2), 191-200.[PDF] {IF=2.155}

[37]    Carbon, C. C. (2010). Fundamental change in German research policy. Science, 328(5978), 569-569. [PDF][Press Release (German)] {IF=28.103}

[36]    Carbon, C. C. (2010). The Earth is flat when personally significant experiences with the sphericity of the Earth are absent. Cognition, 116(1), 130-135. [PDF][Press Release (German)][Pressetext][dpa-Interview][derStandard][LiveScience] {IF=3.481}

[35]    Carbon, C. C. (2010). The cycle of preference: long-term dynamics of design properties. Acta Psychologica, 134(2), 233-244. [PDF][LifeScience][Review1][Audio-Review1][ScienceNews] {IF=2.155}

[34]    Windhager, S., Hutzler, F., Carbon, C. C., Oberzaucher, E., Schaefer, K., Thorstensen, T., Leder, H., & Grammer, K. (2010). Laying eyes on headlights: Eye movements reveal facial features in cars. Collegium Antropologicum, 34(3), 1075-1080. [PDF] {IF=0.631}

[33]    Carbon, C. C., Grüter, T., Grüter, M., Weber, J. E., & Lueschow, A. (2010). Dissociation of facial attractiveness and distinctiveness processing in congenital prosopagnosia. Visual Cognition, 18(5), 641-654. [PDF] {IF=2.095}

[32]    Belke, B., Leder, H., Harsanyi, G., & Carbon, C. C. (2010). When a Picasso is a “Picasso”: The entry point in the identification of visual art. Acta Psychologica, 133(2), 191-202. [PDF] {IF=2.155}

[31]    Bohrn, I., Carbon, C. C., & Hutzler, F. (2010). Mona Lisa’s smile: Perception or deception? Psychological Science, 21(3), 378-380. [PDF] {IF=4.812}

[30]    Carbon, C. C. (2010). Cognitive continental drift: How attitudes can change the overall pattern of cognitive distances. Environment and Planning A, 42(3), 715-728. [PDF][NürnbergerNachrichten] {IF=1.726}


2009 {cIF= 6.038}

[29]    Derntl, B., Seidel, E-M., Kainz, E., & Carbon, C. C. (2009). Recognition of emotional expressions is affected by inversion and presentation time. Perception, 38, 1849-1862. [PDF] {IF=1.360}

[28]    Carbon, C. C. (2009). Science means jobs. On the necessity of planning reliability in science. Current Science, 95(7), 875. [PDF] {IF=0.774}

[27]    Leidenfrost, B., Strassnig, B., Schabmann, A., & Carbon, C. C. (2009). Improvement of the study situation for beginners through cascaded blended mentoring. Psychologische Rundschau, 60(2), 99-109. [PDF] {IF=1.704}

[26]    Grüter, T., Grüter, M., Bell, V., & Carbon, C. C. (2009). Visual mental imagery in congenital prosopagnosia. Neuroscience Letters, 453(3), 135-140. [PDF]  {IF=2.200}

[25]    Carbon, C. C. (2009). European publication issues from an Austrian perspective. Psychology Science Quarterly, 51, 69-87. [PDF] {IF=n.a.}


2008 {cIF=34.852}

[24]    Carbon, C. C. (2008). Web of Science: Science trapped in a spider’s web. Current Science, 94(10), 1234-1234. [PDF] {IF=0.737}

[23]    Carbon, C. C. (2008). Second basket's negative impact. Science, 319(5869), 1483-1483. [PDF] {IF=30.028}

[22]    Carbon, C. C., Michael, L., & Leder, H. (2008). Innovative concepts of car interiors measured by electro-dermal activity (EDA). Research in Engineering Design, 19(2-3), 143-149.[PDF] {IF=0.667}

[21]    Augustin, M. D., Leder, H., Hutzler, F., & Carbon, C. C. (2008). Style follows content. On the microgenesis of art perception. Acta Psychologica, 128(1), 127-138. PDF] {IF=2.094}

[20]    Carbon, C. C. (2008). Famous faces as icons. About the illusion of being an expert in the recognition of famous faces. Perception, 37(5), 801-806. [PDF] {IF=1.585}

[19]    Grueter, T., Grueter, M., & Carbon, C. C. (2008). Neural and genetic foundations of face recognition and prosopagnosia. Journal of Neuropsychology, 2(1), 79-97. [PDF] {IF=1.140}


2007 {cIF=3.227}

[18]    Carbon, C. C. (2007). Autobahn People: Distance estimations between German cities biased by social factors and the Autobahn. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 4387, 489-500. [PDF] {IF=n.a.}

[17]    Carbon, C. C., Grueter, T., Weber, J. E., & Lueschow, A. (2007). Faces as objects of non-expertise: Processing of Thatcherised faces in congenital prosopagnosia. Perception, 36(11), 1635-1645. [PDF] {IF=1.585}

[16]    Carbon, C. C., Strobach, T. Langton, S., Harsányi, G., Leder, H.,. & Kovács, G. (2007). Adaptation effects of highly familiar faces: immediate and long lasting. Memory & Cognition, 35(8), 1966-1976. [PDF] {IF=1.512}

[15]    Carbon, C. C., & Leder, H. (2007). Design Evaluation: From typical problems to state-of-the-art solutions. Thexis, 2007(2), 33-37. [PDF] {IF=n.a.}

[14]    Leder, H., Carbon, C. C., & Kreuzbauer, R. (2007). Product-design perception and brand strength. Thexis, 2007(2), 4-7. [PDF] {IF=n.a.}


2006 {cIF=5.559}

[13]    Carbon, C. C., & Leder, H. (2006). The Mona Lisa effect: is 'our' Lisa fame or fake? Perception, 35(3), 411-414. [PDF] {IF=1.585}

[12]    Leder, H., & Carbon, C. C. (2006). Face-specific configural processing of relational information. British Journal of Psychology, 97(1), 19-29. [PDF] {IF=1.641}

[11]    Leder, H., Carbon, C. C., & Ripsas, A. (2006). Entitling art: Influence of title information on understanding and appreciation of paintings. Acta Psychologica, 121(2), 176-198. [PDF] {IF=2.094}

[10]    Carbon, C. C., Hutzler, F., & Minge, M. (2006). Innovation in design investigated by eye movements and pupillometry. Psychology Science, 48(2), 173-186. [PDF] {IF=n.a.}

[09]    Carbon, C. C., & Leder, H. (2006). When faces are heads! View-dependent effects of relationally and componentially altered faces. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 65(4), 245-252. [Stimuli][PDF] {IF=0.239}  

2005 {cIF=9.495}

[08]    Carbon, C. C., & Leder, H. (2005). The Repeated Evaluation Technique (RET). A method to measure dynamic effects of innovativeness and attractiveness. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19(5), 587-601. [PDF] {IF=1.028}

[07]    Carbon, C. C., & Leder, H. (2005). Face adaptation: Changing stable representations of familiar faces within minutes? Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 1(1), 1-7. [PDF] {IF=n.a.}

[06]    Leder, H., & Carbon, C. C. (2005). Dimensions in appreciation of car interior design. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19(5), 603-618.[PDF] {IF=1.028}

[05]    Leder, H., & Carbon, C. C. (2005). When context hinders. Learn-test-compatibility in face recognition. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 58A(2), 235-250. [PDF] {IF=2.154}

[04]    Carbon, C. C., Schweinberger, S. R., Kaufmann, J. M. & Leder, H. (2005). The Thatcher illusion seen by the brain: An event-related brain potentials study. Cognitive Brain Research, 24(3), 544-555.[PDF] {IF=2.568}

[03]    Carbon, C. C., & Leder, H. (2005). When feature information comes first! Early processing of inverted faces. Perception, 34(9), 1117-1134. [PDF] {IF=1.585}

[02]    Carbon, C. C., & Leder, H. (2005). The Wall inside the Brain. Overestimation of distances crossing the former iron curtain. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 12(4), 746-750.[PDF] {IF=2.229}


2004 {cIF=n.a.}

[01]    Leder, H., & Carbon, C. C. (2004). Part to whole effects and configural processing in faces. Psychology Science, 46(4), 531-543. [PDF] {IF=n.a.}