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, Germany)
Dipl.-Psych. (2012, University of Potsdam, Germany)

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. (2019). How spatial frequencies and color drive object search in real-world scenes: A new eye-movement corpus. arXiv: 1910.09904; Data available at: 10.17605/OSF.IO/JQ56S


Journal Articles & Book Chapters


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 Sciences, 40, e144. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X16000145


Cajar, A., Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2016). Spatial frequency processing in the central and peripheral visual field during scene viewing. Vision Research, 127, 186-197. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2016.05.008

Cajar, A., Schneeweiß, P., Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2016). Coupling of attention and saccades when viewing scenes with central and peripheral degradation. Journal of Vision, 16(2):8, 1-19. doi: 10.1167/16.2.8


Laubrock, J.*, Cajar, A.*, & Engbert, R. (2013). Control of fixation duration during scene viewing by interaction of foveal and peripheral processing. Journal of Vision, 13(12):11, 1-20. doi: 10.1167/13.12.11(* authors contributed equally)