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Anke Cajar

Anke Cajar, Dr. phil

Researcher in Experimental and Biological Psychology


University Campus Golm
Bldg 14, Room 4.04
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam, Germany


consulting hours
on appointment


Dr. phil. (2017, University of Potsdam)
Dipl.-Psych. (2012, University of Potsdam)

Research Interests

Eye movement control and attention in scene perception
Computational Modeling

Research Project

Foveal and peripheral influences on the control of gaze and attention during scene perception: Experiments and mathematical modeling (DFG)



Cajar, A.Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2020). How spatial frequencies and color drive object search in real-world scenes: A new eye-movement corpus. Journal of Vision20(7):8, 1–16. Online data available at


Laubrock, J., Engbert, R., & Cajar, A. (2017). Gaze-contingent manipulation of the FVF demonstrates the importance of fixation duration for explaining search behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences40, e144.


Cajar, A.Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2016). Spatial frequency processing in the central and peripheral visual field during scene viewing. Vision Research127, 186–197.

Cajar, A., Schneeweiß, P., Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2016). Coupling of attention and saccades when viewing scenes with central and peripheral degradation. Journal of Vision16(2):8, 1–19.


Laubrock, J., Cajar, A., & Engbert, R. (2013). Control of fixation duration during scene viewing by interaction of foveal and peripheral processing. Journal of Vision13(12):11, 1–20.