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Dr. Doris Braun

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Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen 
Fachbereich 06, Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie
Otto-Behaghel-Strasse 10F
35394 Giessen

Campus: Building F1, Room 307
Phone: +49(0)641 / 99-26103
Fax: +49(0)641 / 99-26119
Email: Doris.Braun@psychol.uni-giessen.de
Position: Senior Scientist


Education

Dr. rer nat
1991: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Fakultät für Biologie
"Saccadic reaction times in patients with frontal and parietal lesions"

Research interests

eye movements, smooth pursuit, saccades, neuropsychology, motion perception, art perception

Publications

Journal articles

  • Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2016). Dynamics of oculomotor direction discrimination. Journal of vision, 16(13), 4-4.
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2011). Eye movements and perception: a selective review. Journal of Vision, 11(5):9, 1-30
  • Billino, J., Braun, D. I., Bremmer, F., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2011). Challenges to normal neural functioning provide insights into separability of motion processing mechanisms. Neuropsychologia, 49(12), 3151-3163.
  • Spering, M., Schütz, A. C., Braun, D.I. & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2011). Keep your eyes on the ball: Smooth pursuit eye movements enhance prediction of viusal motion. Journal of Neurophysiology, in press.
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Movshon, J. A., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2010). Does the noise matter? Effects of different kinematogram types on smooth pursuit eye movements and perception. Journal of Vision, 10(13):26, 1-22.
  • Braun, D. I., Schütz, A. C., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2010). Lokalization of speed differences of context stimuli during fixation and smooth pursuit eye movements. Vision research, 50 (24), 2740-2749.
  • Billino, J., Braun, D. I., Böhm, K.-D., Bremmer, F., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2009). Cortical networks for motion processing: Effects of focal brain lesions on perception of different motion types. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.04.005 Neuropsychologia, 47, 2133-2144.
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2009). Improved visual sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements: temporal and spatial characteristics Visual Neuroscience, Visual Neuroscience, 26 (3), 329-340..
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2009). Object recognition during foveating eye movements. Vision Research, 49 (18), 2241-2253.
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2009). Chromatic contrast sensitivity during optokinetic nystagmus, visually enhanced vestibulo-ocular reflex and smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Neurophysiology, 101, 2317-2327.
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Improved visual sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Nature Neuroscience, 11(10), 1211-1216.
  • Braun, D. I., Mennie, N., Rasche, C., Schütz, A. C., Hawken, M. J., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Smooth pursuit eye movements to isoluminant targets. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100, 1287-1300.
  • Schütz, A. C., Delipetkos, E., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Temporal contrast sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Vision, 7(13):3, 1-15.
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Contrast sensitivity during the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements. Vision Research, 47, 2767-2777.
  • Braun, D.I., Pracejus, L. & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2006) Motion aftereffect elicits smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Vision, 6, 671-684. http://journalofvision.org/6/7/1
  • Wichmann, F.A., Braun, D.I. & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2006) Phase noise and the classification of natural images. Vision Research, 46, 1520-1529.
  • Spering, M., Kerzel, D., Braun, D.I., Hawken, M.J. & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2005) Smooth pursuit eye movements at low stimulus contrast. Journal of Vision, 5, 455-465. http://journalofvision.org/5/5/6
  • Spering M, Kerzel D, Braun DI, Hawken MJ, Gegenfurtner KR. (2005) Effects of contrast on smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Vision, May 20;5(5):455-65.
  • Rüttiger L, Braun DI, Gegenfurtner KR, Petersen D, Schonle P & Sharpe LT (1999).  Selective color constancy deficits after circumscribed unilateral brain lesions. Journal of Neuroscience Apr15;19(8):3094-106.
  • Braun D, Petersen D, Schöle P & Fahle M (1998)  Deficits and recovery of first- and second-order motion perception inpatients with unilateral cortical lesions. European Journal of Neuroscience, Jun;10(6):2117-28.
  • Zanker JM, Patzwahl DP, Braun D & Fahle M (1998)  Complex motion stimuli localize higher-order visual processing innormal observers and in patients with parietal lesions. Aust N Z J Ophthalmol., May;26(2):149-55. Review.
  • Braun DI, Boman DK & Hotson JR (1996)   Anticipatory smooth eye movements and predictive pursuit after unilateral lesions in human brain. Experimental Brain Research Jun;110(1):111-6.
  • Boman D, Braun D & Hotson J (1996)   Stationary and pursuit visual fixation share similar behavior. Vision Research, Mar;36(5):751-63.
  • Hotson J, Braun D, Herzberg W & Boman D (1994)  Transcranial magnetic stimulation of extrastriate cortex degrades human motion direction discrimination. Vision Research, Aug;34(16):2115-23.
  • Braun D, Weber H, Mergner T & Schulte-Monting J (1992)   Saccadic reaction times in patients with frontal and parietal lesions. Brain, Oct;115 ( Pt 5):1359-86.
  • Sharpe LT, Harris JP, Fach CC & Braun DI(1991)   Contingent aftereffects: lateral interactions between color and motion. Perception & Psychophysics May;49(5):434-47.
  • Braun D & Breitmeyer BG (1990)   Effects of reappearance of fixated and attended stimuli upon saccadic reaction time. Experimental Brain Research;81(2):318-24.
  • Braun D & Breitmeyer BG (1988)   Relationship between directed visual attention and saccadic reaction times. Experimental Brain Research;73(3):546-52.


Buchkapitel

  • Gegenfurtner, K.R., Schütz, A. C. & Braun, D.I. (2009) Wie die Bilder in den Kopf kommen. Visuelle Informationsverarbeitung im Gehirn In: Nicht wahr?! Sinneskanäle, Hirnwindungen und Grenzen der Wahrnehmung (Eds. Rosenzweig, R.) mentis Verlag, Paderborn.
  • Gegenfurtner, K.R., Walter, S. & Braun, D.I. (2002) Visuelle Informationsverarbeitung im Gehirn In: Bild | Medien | Wissen. Visuelle Kompetenz im medienzeitalter (Eds. Huber, H.D., Lockermann, B. & Scheibel, M.) Kopaed Verlag, München.


Talks

  • Braun, D. I. (2016). Dynamics of visual perception during voluntary eye movements. Talk at the University Bielefeld, CITEC
  • Braun, D. I. & Dörschner, K. (2016). Kandinsky or me? How free is the eye of the beholder in abstract art? Talk at 4th Visual Science of Art Conference in Barcelona, Spain, 2016-08-27
  • Braun, D. I. & Gegenfurtner , K. R. (2015). Smooth pursuit eye movements and the perception of visual motion. University of Kaiserslautern
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Improved sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Talk at the the 8th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, USA, 2008-05-10
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Improved color sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Talk at the 50. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Marburg, 2008-03-05
  • Gegenfurtner, K. R., Schütz, A. C., Kerzel, D., & Braun, D. I. (2007). Improved color sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Talk at the European Conference on Visual Perception, 2007, Arezzo, Italy, 2007-08-31
  • Schütz, A. C., Delipetkos, E., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Temporal contrast sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Talk at the Fachtagung Psychologie und Gehirn, Dortmund, 2007-06-7
  • Schütz, A. C., Delipetkos, E., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Temporal contrast sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Talk at the Bühler Kolloquium, Dresden, 2007-01-24


Poster

  • Braun, D. I., Gegenfurtner, K. R., & Schütz, A. C. (2016). Changes in visual sensitivity for luminance and chromatic stimuli during eye movements. International Journal of Psychology, 51, 1019.
  • Braun, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. (2016). Saccade and pursuit interactions for following moving targets. Journal of Vision, 16(12), 1343-1343.
  • Braun, D., Schütz, A., & Gegenfurtner, K. (2015). Changes in visual sensitivity during smooth pursuit and saccadic eye movement. Journal of vision, 15(12), 1022-1022.
  • Schütz, A. C., Spering M., Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2009). Smooth pursuit eye movements and the segregation of coherent motion. Poster at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, USA, 2009-05-11 --> get pdf-file
  • Gegenfurtner, K. R., Braun, D. I., & Schütz, A. C. (2009). Human detection and localization of speed differences during smooth pursuit eye movements. Poster at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, USA, 2009-05-11
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Influence of pursuit velocity on the enhancement of chromatic sensitivity during smooth pursuit. Poster at the International Congress of Psychology, 2008, Berlin, Germany, 2008-07-23 --> get pdf-file
  • Braun, D. I., Schütz, A. C., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Object recognition during eye movements. Poster at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, USA, 2008-05-11 --> get pdf-file
  • Braun, D. I., Schütz, A. C., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Human detection of speed differences of luminance and color stimuli during fixation and smooth pursuit eye movements. Poster at the 50. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Marburg, 2008-03-03 --> get pdf-file
  • Billino, J., Braun, D.I., Bremmer, F., & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2008). Kortikale Netzwerke der visuellen Bewegungswahrnehmung. Poster auf der 23. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Neuropsychologie, Tübingen.
  • Billino, J., Braun, D.I., Bremmer, F., & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2008). Effects of focal brain lesions on perception of different motion types. Poster auf dem Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.
  • Billino, J., Braun, D.I., Bremmer, F., & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2007). Wahrnehmung biologischer Bewegung nach Läsion des anterioren Corpus callosum. Poster auf der 22. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Neuropsychologie, Bamberg.
  • Billino, J., Braun, D., Bremmer, F., & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2007). Heading perception deficit in a patient with right frontal eye field lesion. Poster auf der 30. European Conference on Visual Perception, Arezzo, Italien.
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Improved visual sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Poster auf the Autumn School "Vision and Movement, 2007, Wildbad Kreuth, Germany, 2007-08-21 --> get pdf-file
  • Braun, D. I., Schütz, A. C., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Contrast sensitivity during the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements. Poster auf the European Conference on Visual Perception, Arezzo, Italy, 2007-08-28 --> get pdf-file
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Improved color sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Poster at the European Conference on Eye Movements, 2007, Potsdam, Germany, 2007-08-21 --> get pdf-file
  • Gegenfurtner, K. R., Schütz, A. C., Kerzel, D., & Braun, D. I. (2007). Chromatic sensitivity is improved during smooth pursuit eye movements. Poster at Vision Down Under 2007, Cairns, Australia, 2007-07-21 --> get pdf-file
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Contrast sensitivity during smooth pursuit initiation. Poster at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Sarasota, FL USA, 2007-05-14 --> get pdf-file
  • Schütz, A. C., Braun D. I., & Gegenfurtner K. R. (2007). Contrast sensitivity during the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements. Poster at the 49. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Trier, 2007-03-26. --> get pdf-file



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