Dr. Judith Schomaker
Phone: +49 641 99 26163
Building F2, Room 113
2014- Post-doc at the department of Biological Psychology at the JLU Gießen
2010-2014 PhD student at the department of Cognitive Psychology at the at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands (dissertation title: What’s new? The interaction between novelty and cognition)
2010 Visiting graduate student Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Tübingen, Germany
2009-2010 Research Assistant at the Department of Cognitive Psychology at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2008-2010 Master Cognitive Neuropsychology at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2007-2008 Research Assistant at the Center of Education at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2005-2008 Bachelor Psychology at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2007 Research Assistant Clinical Psychology at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Learning and Memory
Schomaker, J., Meeter, M. (2018). Predicting the Unknown: Novelty Processing depends on Expectations. Brain Research
Schomaker, J., Rau, E.M., Einhäuser, W., & Wittmann, B.C. (2017). Motivational Objects in Natural Scenes (MONS): A database of >800 objects. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1669
Schomaker, J., & Wittmann, B.C. (2017). Memory performance for everyday motivational and neutral objects is dissociable from attention. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 11.
Schomaker, J., Walper, D., Wittmann, B.C., Einhäuser, W. (2017). Attention in natural scenes: Affective-motivational factors guide gaze independently of visual salience. Vision Research, 133, 161-175.
Schomaker, J., Rangel-Gomez, M., & Meeter, M. (2016). Happier, faster: Developmental changes in the effects of mood and novelty on responses. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69(1), 37-47.
Schomaker, J., & Meeter, M. (2015). Short- and long-lasting consequences of novelty, deviance, and surprise on brain and cognition. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 55, 268-279.
Schomaker, J., Berendse, H.W., Foncke, E.M.J., van der Werf, Y.D., van den Heuvel, O.A., Theeuwes, J., & Meeter, M. (2014). Novelty processing and memory formation in Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychologia, 62, 124-136.
Schomaker, J., van Bronkhorst, M.L.V., & Meeter, M. (2014). Exploring a novel environment improves motivation and promotes recall of words. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 918.
Schomaker, J., Roos, R., & Meeter, M. (2014). Expecting the unexpected: The effects of deviance on novelty processing. Behavioral Neuroscience, 128, 146-160.
Schomaker, J., & Meeter, M. (2014a). Facilitation of responses by task-irrelevant complex deviant stimuli. Acta Psychologica, 148, 74-80.
Schomaker, J., & Meeter, M. (2014b). Novelty detection is enhanced when attention is otherwise engaged: an event-related potential study. Experimental Brain Research, 232, 995-1011.
Schomaker, J., & Meeter, M. (2012). Novelty enhances visual perception. PLoS One, 7, e50599.
Schomaker, J., Tesch, J., Bülthoff, H.H., & Bresciani, J.P. (2011). It is all me: the effect of viewpoint on visual-vestibular recalibration. Experimental Brain Research, 213, 246-256.
Schomaker, J., & Talsma, D. (2009). The relationship between response times and the strength of top-down attentional control: An ERP study. Journal of European Psychology Students, 1.
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