Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen   




           
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Dipl.-Psych. Kai Hamburger
Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen    
Fachbereich 06, Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10F
35394 Giessen

phone:  +49 (0) 641 - 99 26 110

fax:    +49 (0) 641 - 99 26 119

campus: Building F1, Room 307
e-mail:
Kai.Hamburger@psychol.uni-giessen.de


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Education

since 2005:    Ph.D. student (graduate program 'Brain & Behavior') at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (Department for General
                        Psychology/ Prof. Dr. K. R. Gegenfurtner)

2003-2004:    AG Hirnforschung Universität Freiburg, i.Br. (Psychophysics/ Prof. Dr. L. Spillmann)
1997-2004:    Diploma in Psychology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt/M.
1996-1997*       
         -1996:    University-entrance diploma at the Wolfgang-Ernst-Gymnasium in Büdingen

* (Military service at the 6.FmRgt. in Kastellaun)


Teaching

SS 2005    Seminar: Visuelle Wahrnehmung (Visual Perception)


Research Interests

- Illusions 
- color- and texture filling-in        filling-in demonstration
- color assimilation        assimilation patterns
- Enigma figure (traffic illusion)        motion illusion


Publications

Papers
Hamburger, K. (in press). Apparent Rotation and Jazzing in Leviant's Enigma Illusion. Perception.

Spillmann, L., Otte, T., Hamburger, K. & Magnussen, S. (2006). Perceptual Filling-in from the Edge of the Blind Spot.
          Vision Research, 46, 4252-4257.

Gori, S., Hamburger, K. & Spillmann, L. (2006). Reversal of apparent rotation in the Enigma-figure with and without
          motion adaptation and the effect of T-junctions. Vision Research, 46, 3267-3273.


Gori, S. & Hamburger, K. (2006). Last but not Least: A new motion illusion: The Rotating-Tilted-Lines-Illusion. Perception, 35,
          853-857.    
pdf request

Hamburger, K., Prior, H., Sarris, V. & Spillmann, L. (2006). Filling-in with colour: Different modes of surface completion.     pdf request
          Vision Research
, 46, 1129-1138.

Hamburger, K. (2005).
Color assimilation as a grouping factor. Gestalt Theory, 27 (2), 155-163.     pdf request


Abstracts / Posters / Talks
Hamburger, K., White, B.J. & DeGrave, D.D.J. (2006). Saccades in ambiguous figures [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 6(6), 479a,
          http://journalofvision.org/6/6/479/, doi:10.1167/6.6.479.     pdf request

Billino, J. & Hamburger, K. (2006). Alterseffekte auf die Wahrnehmung von Bewegungsillusionen. In: H. Hecht, S. Berti, G. Meinhardt &
          M. Gamer (Hrsg.). Beiträge zur 48. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Lengerich: Pabst.     pdf request

Hamburger, K., Hansen, T. & Gegenfurtner, K.R. (2006). Geometric-optical illusions at isoluminance. In: H.H. Bülthoff, S. Gillner,
          H.A. Mallot & R. Ulrich (Hrsg.). Beiträge zur 9. Tübinger Wahrnehmungskonferenz.     pdf request

Magnussen, S., Hamburger, K., Otte, T. & Spillmann, L. (2005). Filling-in of the blind spot: Edge effects in the visual cortex.
          Perception, 34 (Suppl.)
, 104.

Gori, S., Hamburger, K. & Spillmann, L. (2005). Time course of perceived direction of rotation in the Enigma figure and a possible
          bias produced by motion adaptation. Perception, 34 (Suppl.), 232.

Hamburger, K., & Spillmann, L. (2005). New insights into 'Enigma' [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8), 61a,
          http://journalofvision.org/5/8/61/, doi:10.1167/5.8.61.     pdf request

Budnik, U., Speck, O., Kaller, C. P., Hamburger, K., Pinna, B., & Hennig, J. (2005). Neural correlates of illusory motion perception
          in the Pinna-figure [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8), 660a,
          http://journalofvision.org/5/8/660/,doi:10.1167/5.8.660.

Otte, T., Spillmann, L., Hamburger, K., Brüning, F., Mader, A., & Magnussen, S. (2005). Filling-in of the blind spot: How much
          information is needed? [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8), 715a,
          http://journalofvision.org/5/8/715/,
doi:10.1167/5.8.715.

Spillmann, L., Hindi-Attar, C., Leinenkugel, F., & Hamburger, K. (2005). Texture fading correlates with neuronal response strength
          [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8), 720a,
          http://journalofvision.org/5/8/720/, doi:10.1167/5.8.720.

Hamburger, K. (2005). Similarity as a grouping factor in color assimilation: Investigating drawings of Louis Golomb.  
          14th Scientific Convention of the Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications.  [Talk]

Hamburger, K. & Geremek, A. (2004). Colour filling-in in afterimages. Perception, 33 (Suppl.), 61-62.     pdf request

Hamburger, K., Prior, H. & Sarris, V. (2004). Weibliche Klasse und männliches Maß: Geschlechtsunterschiede bei der kognitiven
          Repräsentation von Objektgrößen (pp.99). 
In: D.Kerzel, V. Franz & K.R. Gegenfurtner (Hrsg.).Beiträge zur 46. Tagung
          experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Lengerich: Pabst.    
pdf request

Hamburger, K., Lennert, T., Vogt, J., Prior, H., Sarris, V. & Spillmann, L. (2003). Dynamics of filling-in with colours. Perception, 32
          (Suppl.)
, 155-156.     pdf request


Book Reviews
Hamburger, K. (2006). Matthew J. Sharps (2003): Aging, Representation, and Thought. Gestalt Theory, 28 (3), 331-334.

Hamburger, K. (2004). Axel Seyler (2003): Wahrnehmen und Falschnehmen - Praxis der Gestaltpsychologie. Gestalt Theory, 26 (4),
          348-350.


Last update: 30-11-2006