Mag. Dr. Michael Forster

Consultation hours: nach Vereinbarung (per Mail)

Winter term 2018
200138 SE Vertiefungsseminar: Geist und Gehirn - Fundamental Topics in Cognitive Science + Colloquium
Winter term 2017
200064 SE Vertiefungsseminar: Geist und Gehirn - Fundamental Topics in Cognitive Science + Colloquium


Leder, H, Goller, J, Forster, M, Schlageter, L & Paul, MA 2017, 'Face inversion increases attractiveness' Acta Psychologica, vol 178, no. July 2017, pp. 25–31. DOI: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2017.05.005













Forster, M, Jakesch, M, Goller, J & Leder, H 2014, The pleasure of ambiguity. in Proceedings of the 23rd IAEA Congress on Empirical Aesthetics. New York, USA.


Forster, M, Gerger, G & Leder, H 2013, 'The glasses stereotype, revisited' The Jury Expert, vol 25, no. 2, pp. 1-6.

Forster, M, Gerger, G & Leder, H 2013, 'Fluency needs uncertainty', Bremen, Germany, 25/08/13 - 29/08/13, .



Nadal-Roberts, M, Forster, M, Paul, MA & Leder, H 2013, 'Looking at images with an aesthetic orientation: What’s special about it?', Bremen, Germany, 25/08/13 - 29/08/13, .


Forster, M, Leder, H & Ansorge, U 2012, 'Subjective feeling of fluency and affective response' European Conference on Visual Perception, Alghero 2012, Alghero, Italy, 2/09/12 - 6/09/12, .


Forster, M, Leder, H & Gerger, G 2011, 'Perceiving faces with different kinds of glasses: Distinctiveness, beauty and intelligence' 17th meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), Donostia - San Sebastián, Spain, 29/09/11 - 2/10/11, .


Temporal unfolding of eye movements when looking for beauty and complexity

Forster, M. (Speaker)
21 Aug 2015

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The pleasure of ambiguity

Forster, M. (Speaker)
24 Aug 2014

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Subjective fluency influences liking

Forster, M. (Speaker)
1 Apr 2014

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Fluency needs uncertainty

Forster, M. (Speaker)
30 Aug 2013

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Subjective fluency and affective response

Forster, M. (Speaker)
26 Mar 2013

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Mirror Reversal of Artworks

Forster, M. (Speaker)
2 Sep 2012

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Subjective Fluency and Aesthetic Preference

Forster, M. (Speaker)
4 Apr 2012

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


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