Gernot Horstmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bielefeld
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Search asymmetries with real faces: testing the anger-superiority effect
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 6:193-207. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Of toothy grins and angry snarls--open mouth displays contribute to efficiency gains in search for emotional faces
    Gernot Horstmann
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Vis 12:7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Compatibility between tones, head movements, and facial expressions
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, P O Box 100 131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 11:975-80. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Evidence for goal-independent attentional capture from validity effects with unexpected novel color cues--a response to Burnham (2007)
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100 131, Bielefeld, 33 501, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:512-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Tone-affect compatibility with affective stimuli and affective responses
    Gernot Horstmann
    Psychology Department, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:2239-50. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Attentional effects of negative faces: top-down contingent or involuntary?
    Gernot Horstmann
    Psychology Department, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Percept Psychophys 70:1416-34. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint More efficient rejection of happy than of angry face distractors in visual search
    Gernot Horstmann
    Psychology Department, Bielefeld University, P O Box 100 131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:1067-73. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for attentional capture by a surprising color singleton in visual search
    Gernot Horstmann
    University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychol Sci 13:499-505. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Attentional capture by an unannounced color singleton depends on expectation discrepancy
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100 131, Bielefeld D 33 501, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:1039-60. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Facial expressions of emotion: does the prototype represent central tendency, frequency of instantiation, or an ideal?
    Gernot Horstmann
    Abteilung fur Psychologie, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 2:297-305. 2002

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Search asymmetries with real faces: testing the anger-superiority effect
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 6:193-207. 2006
    ..The results are in line with a sensory-bias hypothesis that facial expressions evolved to exploit extant capabilities of the visual system...
  2. doi request reprint Of toothy grins and angry snarls--open mouth displays contribute to efficiency gains in search for emotional faces
    Gernot Horstmann
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Vis 12:7. 2012
    ..Further analyses clarify that the teeth visibility primarily affects the speed with which neutral crowds are scanned, shedding new light on the mechanism that evokes differences in search efficiency for different emotional expressions...
  3. doi request reprint Compatibility between tones, head movements, and facial expressions
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, P O Box 100 131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 11:975-80. 2011
    ..The results add to the growing evidence favoring an embodiment account that emphasizes multimodal representations as the basis of cognition, emotion, and action...
  4. doi request reprint Evidence for goal-independent attentional capture from validity effects with unexpected novel color cues--a response to Burnham (2007)
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100 131, Bielefeld, 33 501, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:512-7. 2011
    ..Here, we tested surprise capture in a new paradigm that avoids previous methodological complications. The results refute the prior criticisms and reinstate surprise capture as prime evidence for goal-independent capture...
  5. doi request reprint Tone-affect compatibility with affective stimuli and affective responses
    Gernot Horstmann
    Psychology Department, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:2239-50. 2010
    ..Results suggest that pitch height is associated with emotion. An interpretation in terms of an embodied cognition approach that emphasizes an interweavement of perception and action is discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Attentional effects of negative faces: top-down contingent or involuntary?
    Gernot Horstmann
    Psychology Department, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Percept Psychophys 70:1416-34. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint More efficient rejection of happy than of angry face distractors in visual search
    Gernot Horstmann
    Psychology Department, Bielefeld University, P O Box 100 131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:1067-73. 2006
    ..The pattern of results is consistent with the assumption that efficient rejection of positive (more homogenous) distractors is an important determinant of performance in search among (face) distractors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for attentional capture by a surprising color singleton in visual search
    Gernot Horstmann
    University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychol Sci 13:499-505. 2002
    ..The results of the three experiments support the view that surprising color singletons capture attention independently of a corresponding attentional set...
  9. ncbi request reprint Attentional capture by an unannounced color singleton depends on expectation discrepancy
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100 131, Bielefeld D 33 501, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:1039-60. 2005
    ..Thus, the results imply that theories of attention have to consider expectation discrepancy as a determinant of attention shifts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Facial expressions of emotion: does the prototype represent central tendency, frequency of instantiation, or an ideal?
    Gernot Horstmann
    Abteilung fur Psychologie, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 2:297-305. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint What do facial expressions convey: feeling states, behavioral intentions, or action requests?
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 3:150-66. 2003
    ..The results support the view that facial expressions communicate emotions, with emotions being multicomponential phenomena that comprise feelings, intentions, and wishes...
  12. ncbi request reprint The time course of intended and unintended allocation of attention
    Gernot Horstmann
    Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft, Universitat Bielefeld, Postfach 100 131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychol Res 70:13-25. 2006
    ..The results are interpreted as supporting the surprise-capture hypothesis. It is furthermore argued that a division of labor between contingent capture and surprise in the control of attention supports adaptive behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint The psychological refractory period of stopping
    Gernot Horstmann
    U Bielefeld, Abteilung fur Psychologie, Fakultat fur Psychologie and Sportwissenschaft, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 29:965-81. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint Flanker effects with faces may depend on perceptual as well as emotional differences
    Gernot Horstmann
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 6:28-39. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that the flanker-effect asymmetry with affective faces cannot be unambiguously attributed to emotional differences and may well be due to purely perceptual differences between the stimuli...
  15. ncbi request reprint Latency facilitation in temporal-order judgments: time course of facilitation as a function of judgment type
    Ingrid Scharlau
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, P O Box 10 01 31, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 122:129-59. 2006
    ..A method which provides a more exhaustive measure is suggested and tested...
  16. doi request reprint Visual search for facial expressions of emotions: a comparison of dynamic and static faces
    Gernot Horstmann
    Psychology Department, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Emotion 9:29-38. 2009
    ..However, these results do not generally support the hypothesis that emotion-specific movement patterns are always preattentively discriminated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preemptive control of attentional capture by colour: evidence from trial-by-trial analyses and orderings of onsets of capture effects in reaction time distributions
    Ulrich Ansorge
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:952-75. 2007
    ..Both predictions were shown to hold true under different conditions in three experiments...
  18. doi request reprint Action-effect associations revealed by eye movements
    Arvid Herwig
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, P O Box 100131, D 33501, Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:531-7. 2011
    ..Saccade-effect associations are easily acquired and are used to guide the eyes if participants freely select where to look next (Experiment 1), but not if saccades are triggered by external stimuli (Experiment 2)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Top-down contingent capture by color: evidence from RT distribution analyses in a manual choice reaction task
    Ulrich Ansorge
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, P O Box 100131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 120:243-66. 2005
    ..Both predictions are shown to hold true in two experiments. Results are discussed in light of contrasting evidence for saccadic instead of manual responses...