Karl Kopiske

Post Doc


CNCS@UniTn Trento


BSc in Psychology from JLU Gießen, 2010 (thesis advisor: Kai Hamburger), MSc in Human Cognitive Neuropsychology from University of Edinburgh2011 (thesis advisor: Robert Logie). Briefly worked as a neuropsychologist in training (at BDH-Klinik Elzach) before returning to academia as a PhD student with Volker Franz at University of Hamburg (IRTG CINACS; cooperation of U. Hamburg and Tsinghua University). See our paper on grasping the Ebbinghaus illusion. Part of Fulvio Domini's group on active vision since 2016, working at IIT (Jan 2016 - present) and Brown University (spring 2016).

Selected Publications

Kopiske, K. K., Bruno, N., Hesse, C., Schenk, T., & Franz, V. H. (2016). Do visual illusions affect grasping? Considerable progress in a scientific debate. A reply to Whitwell & Goodale, 2016. Cortex. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2016.10.012

Kopiske, K. K., Löwenkamp, C., Eloka, O., Schiller, F., Kao, C. S., Wu, C., Gao, X., & Franz, V. H. (2016). The SNARC effect in Chinese numerals: Do visual properties of characters and hand signs influence number processing? PLoS ONE, 11, e0163897. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0163897

Kopiske, K. K., Bruno, N., Hesse, C., Schenk, T., & Franz, V. H. (2016). The functional subdivision of the visual brain: Is there a real illusion effect on action? A multi-lab replication study. Cortex, 79, 130-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2016.03.020