Kiel Visual Perception Lab

Department of Psychology at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

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Dr. Vebjørn Ekroll

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Department of Psychology
Olshausenstr. 62
D-24098 Kiel
Germany (Mail)

Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 6
Room 312
D-24098 Kiel (Visitors)

Phone: +49-431-880-7534
Fax: +49-431-880-5320

Office Hours

By appointment

Research Interests (top)

Color perception
Perceptual transparency
Color constancy
Motion perception
Visual memory

Publications (top)

Ekroll, V. & Faul, F. (in press). Transparency perception: the key to understanding simultaneous color contrast. Journal of the Optical Society of America A. [Preprint pdf]

Faul, F. & Ekroll, V. (2012). Transparent layer constancy. Journal of Vision, 12(12): 7; http:// doi: 10.1167/12.12.7

Ekroll, V. & Faul, F. (2012). Basic characteristics of simultaneous color contrast revisited. Psychological Science, 23(10), 1246-1255 doi: 10.1177/0956797612443369

Scherzer, T. R. & Ekroll, V. (2012). Occlusion improves the interpolation of sampled motion. Vision Research, 62, 17-25. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2012.02.015 [preprint]

Ekroll, V. & Faul, F. (2012). New laws of simultaneous contrast?. Seeing and Perceiving, 25, 107-141. [preprint]

Faul, F. & Ekroll, V. (2011). On the filter approach to perceptual transparency. Journal of Vision, 11(7): 7; doi: 10.1167/11.7.7

Ekroll, V., Faul, F. & Wendt, G. (2011). The strengths of simultaneous colour contrast and the gamut expansion effect correlate across observers: Evidence for a common mechanism. Vision Research, 3(9), 311-322, doi:10.1016/j.visres.2010.11.009 [preprint]

Ekroll, V. & Borzikowsky, C. (2010). The role of occlusion cues in apparent motion. Perception, 39(12), 1606-1623. doi:10.1068/p6646

Wendt, G., Faul, F., Ekroll, V. & Mausfeld, R. (2010). Disparity, motion, and color information improve gloss constancy performance. Journal of Vision, 10(9): 7; doi:10.1167/10.9.7

Scherzer, T. R. & Ekroll, V. (2009). Intermittent occlusion enhances the smoothness of sampled motion. Journal of Vision, 10(16), 1-18,, doi:10.1167/9.10.16.

Ekroll, V. & Faul, F. (2009). A simple model describes large individual differences in simultaneous colour contrast. Vision Research, 49(18), 2261-2272, doi:10.1016/j.visres.2009.06.015. [preprint]

Ekroll, V. & Scherzer, T. R. (2009). Apparent visual motion of the observer's own limbs. Perception, 38(5), 778-780. doi:10.1068/p6419.

Ekroll, V., Faul, F., & Golz, J. (2008). Classification of apparent motion percepts based on temporal factors. Journal of Vision, 8(4):31, 1-22,, doi:10.1167/8.4.31

Faul, F., Ekroll, V. & Wendt, G. (2008). Colour appearance: The limited role of chromatic surround variance in the "Gamut Expansion Effect". Journal of Vision, 8(3):30, 1-20,, doi:10.1167/8.3.30.

Ekroll, V., Faul, F. & Niederée, R. (2004). The peculiar nature of simultaneous colour contrast in uniform surrounds. Vision Research, 44(15), 1765-1786. [Preprint pdf]

Ekroll, V. & Faul, F. (2002). Perceptual transparency in neon color spreading displays. Perception & Psychophysics, 64(6), 945-955. [Preprint pdf]

Ekroll, V., Faul, F., Niederée, R. & Richter, E. (2002). The natural centre of chromaticity space is not always achromatic: A new look at colour induction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 99(20), 13352-13356. [Preprint pdf]

Faul, F. & Ekroll, V. (2002). Psychophysical model of chromatic perceptual transparency based on subtractive color mixture. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 19(6), 1084-1095.

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