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Lars Rothkegel

Lars Rothkegel, M.Sc.

Research Assistant in Experimental and Biological Psychology


University Campus Golm
Bldg 14, Room 4.39
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam, Germany


consulting hours
on appointment


M.Sc. (Psychology, 2014, University of Potsdam, Germany)
B.Sc. (Psychology, 2012, University of Potsdam, Germany)

Research interests:

Eye movement control and attention in scene perception, especially saliency models and systematic tendencies of eye movements
Computational modeling of scanpaths in scene viewing

Research project:

The integration of early vision, saliency models, and eye-movement control: Experiments, modeling, and spatial statistics (DFG)



Rothkegel, L.O.M., Schütt, H.H., Trukenbrod, H.A., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2019). Searchers adjust their eye-movement dynamics to target characteristics in natural scenes. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 1635. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37548-w

Schütt, H.H., Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Engbert, R., & Wichmann, F.A. (2019). Disentangling bottom-up versus top-down and low-level versus high-level influences on eye movements over time. Journal of Vision, 19(3):1, 1-23. doi: 10.1167/19.3.1


Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Schütt, H.H., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2017). Temporal evolution of the central fixation bias in scene viewing. Journal of Vision, 17(13):3, 1-18. doi: 10.1167/17.13.3

Schütt, H.H., Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Reich, S., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2017). Likelihood-based parameter estimation and comparison of dynamical cognitive models. Psychological Review, 124(4), 505-524. doi: 10.1037/rev0000068


Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Schütt, H.H., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2016). Influence of initial fixation position in scene viewing. Vision Research, 129, 33-49. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2016.09.012