Dr. Marius Raab

Diplom-Psychologe / Informatiker (B.Sc.)

Raum M3/02.18

Tel: +49 951 863 1859

 

Work & Research Interests

  • Game & Gamification: playful approaches to human motivation
  • The psychology of conspiracy theories; the psychology of narration (in literature, movies & games)
  • Music, sounds & nostalgia: evoking emotional states with auditive stimuli
  • Conceptual design and implementation of distance-learning university courses
  • Continuous measurement of movie aesthetics: implementation (in Java) and analysis (in Matlab)
  •  Automotive ergonomics
  • Using COTS hardware (Microsoft Kinect, Nintendo Balance Board) for psychometric measurement

Publications

Raab, M.H. (forthcoming): "Reichsbürger" zwischen GmbH und GbR — die psychologische Funktion einer alternativen gesellschaftlichen Realität.

Raab, M.H. (forthcoming): Fluch und Segen des Erkennens: Welchen psychologischen Nutzen hat der Glaube an Verschwörungstheorien?

Raab, M.H., & Voit, T. (2019): Vier gewinnt? Gamification-Lehre als Kooperation von Hochschule, Uni, Spielearchiv und KMU [Connect four? Teaching Gamification in a cooperation of Applied University, University, game archive, and SME]. Tagungsband des 4. Symposiums zur Hochschullehre in den MINT-Fächern, Nürnberg, Deutschland, 69-77.

Raab, M. H. (2018): To measure or not to measure? Psychometrics and conspiracy theories. In: M. R. X. Dentith (Ed.): Taking conspiracy theories seriously (pp. 155-170). London: Rowman and Littlefield International.

Carbon, C.C., Mchedlidze, T., Raab, M.H., & Waechter, H. (2018). The Power of Shape: How Shape of Node-Link Diagrams Impacts Aesthetic Appreciation and Triggers Interest. i-Perception, 9(5). doi: 10.1177/2041669518796851

Muth, C., Raab, M. H., & Carbon, C. C. (2017). Expecting the unexpected: How gallery-visitors experience Semantic Instability in art. Art & Perception, 5(2), 1-22.

Raab, M., Carbon, C. C., & Muth, C. (2017). Am Anfang war die Verschwörungstheorie. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-53883-

Raab, M.H. (2016).  Manipulation, Exaggeration and Conspiracy. Experimental Approaches to a Better Understanding of the Belief in Conspiracy Theories.
Doctoral thesis:https://opus4.kobv.de/opus4-bamberg/frontdoor/index/index/docId/47234

Gebauer, F., Raab, M. H., & Carbon, C. C. (2016). Back to the USSR: How colors might shape the political perception of East vs. West. i-Perception.

Gebauer, F., Raab, M. H., & Carbon, C. C. (2016). Conspiracy formation is in the detail: On the interaction of conspiratorial predispositions and semantical cues. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30(6), 917-924.}

Gebauer, F., Raab, M.H., & Carbon, C.C. (2016). Imagine all the forces: The impact of threatening news coverage on the willingness to militarily engage in the resurgence of the East vs. West conflict. Journal of Media Psychology Theories Methods and Applications. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000180

Muth, C., Raab, M.H., & Carbon, C.C. (2016). Semantic stability is more pleasurable in unstable episodic contexts. On the relevance of perceptual challenge in art appreciation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10(43). doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00043

Muth, C., Raab, M. H., & Carbon, C.C. (2015). The stream of experience when watching artistic movies. Dynamic aesthetic effects revealed by the continuous evaluation procedure (CEP). Frontiers in Psychology – Cognitive Science, 6:365. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00365

Raab, M. H., Muth, C., & Carbon, C. C. (2013). M5oX: Methoden zur multidimensionalen und dynamischen Erfassung des Nutzererlebens. In S. Boll-Westermann, S. Maaß & R. Malaka (Hrsg.), Workshopband Mensch & Computer 2013 (S. 155-164). München: Oldenburg Verlag.

Raab, M. H., Auer, N., Ortlieb, S., & Carbon, C. C. (2013). The Sarrazin effect: the presence of absurd statements in conspiracy theories makes canonical information less plausible. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00453

Raab, M. H., Ortlieb, S., Guthmann, K., Auer, N., & Carbon, C. C. (2013). Thirty shades of truth: Conspiracy theories as stories of individuation, not of pathological delusion. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00406

Schmid, U., Siebers, M., Folger, J., Schineller, S., Seuß, D., Raab, M., Carbon, C. C., & Faerber, S. (2013). Cognitive Model For Predicting Aesthetical Judgements As Similarity to Dynamic Prototypes. Cognitive Systems Research, 24, 72-79.

Schmid, U., Siebers, M., Carbon, C. C., Raab, M., Rüsseler, J., Gross, T., Schlieder, C., & Dörner, D. (Hrsg.) (2012). Proceedings of the 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society - KogWis 2012. Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Raab, M., Wernsdorfer, M., Kitzelmann, E., & Schmid, U. (2011). From Sensorimotor Maps to Rules: An Agent Learns from a Stream of Experience. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6830, 333-339.

Conference Contributions

Raab, M.H. & Carbon, C.C. (2019). There is a crack in everything. Is that how the appreciation comes in? Visual Science of Arts Conference (VSAC) 2019, Leuven, Belgium.

Raab, M.H., Burmester, A., Carbon, C.C., & Pastukhov, A. (2018). Add-on gamification might help to increase participants' motivation, but not evidently their performance in a visual color-matching task. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) 2018, Trieste, Italy.

Raab, M.H., Wolff, F., & Carbon, C.C. (2018). Character design in video game art: Stereotypical facial aesthetics elicits emotional distress in morally demanding situations. Visual Science of Arts Conference (VSAC) 2018, Trieste, Italy.

Raab, M.H., Wolff, F., & Carbon, C.C. (2018). Killing the deadly beauty. Character aesthetics in a video game influences the perceived burden in a moral dilemma situation. Presentation, TeaP – 60th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Marburg, Germany.

Roderus, S., Lehmann, R., Voit, T., & Raab, M.H. (2017). Spielerisches Lernen an der Hochschule 4.0 - Ein Ansatz zur empirischen Entwicklung von Entwurfsmustern für die motivierende Gestaltung von Lehr- und Lernprozessen. DGfE Fachtagung: „Universität 4.0“ - Folgen der Digitalisierung akademischer Lehre und Forschung, Berlin, Germany.

Raab, M.H., & Carbon, C.C. (2017). The clear-cut water drop: A visual illusion to perceive top-down saccadic fill-in. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) 2017, Berlin, Germany

Raab, M.H., Waechter, H., Mchedlidze, T., & Carbon, C.C. (2017). The relation of graph visualization and aesthetics: An empirical approach. Visual Science of Arts Conference (VSAC) 2017, Berlin, Germany.

Raab, M.H., Makarova & Carbon, C.C. (2016, August). Yellow is more creative than you know: Exploring implicit color associations with the multidimensional IAT. Perception 45(S)(8), 220-221

Raab, M.H., Muth, C. & Carbon, C.C. (2016, August). Capturing the intangible. M5oX – A multi-dimensional toolbox for measuring dynamics of aesthetic experience. VSAC 2015, Barcelona.

Gebauer, F., Marius H. Raab, Brandenstein, N. & Carbon, C.C.: (2015, September) Bellicistic press coverage and the willingness to initiate first-step military actions in the resurgence of the East vs. West conflict. 9th Conference of the Media Psychology Division, Tübingen, Germany.

Raab, M.H., Gebauer, F., Benedikt Kammerl, Carbon, C.C. (2015, September) Personal Belief and Conspiracy Belief. World Psychological Forum - Crossroads of Interdisclipinarity, Prague.

Gebauer, F., Raab, M.H., Brandenstein, N. & Carbon, C.C. (2015, September) Imagine all the forces: The impact of threatening news coverage on the willingness for first-step military action in the Ukraine Crisis. World Psychological Forum - Crossroads of Interdisclipinarity, Prague, Czech Republic.

Raab, M.H., Ortlieb, S.A., Gebauer, F., Ettner, J. & Carbon, C.C. (2015, August) Vita brevis, kitsch longae―When death was salient, kitsch appears less kitschy. ECVP 2015, Liverpool.

Raab, M.H., Muth, &., Carbon, C.C. (2015, August) The aesthetic value of multi-­‐modal semantic gaps. VSAC 2015, Liverpool.

Muth, C., Raab, M.H. & Carbon, C.C. (2015, August). On the relationship between determinacy and art appreciation across different episodic contexts. VSAC 2015, Liverpool.

Raab, M.H., Kammerl, B. & Carbon, C.C. (2015, March) Conspiracy belief and personal beliefs. Exploring the linkage between a person’s value system and the tendency for conspiracy beliefs. Conference on Conspiracy Theories, Miami, FL

Raab, M. H., Muth, C., & Carbon, C. C. (2014). Pleasure by irritation: lessons from artworks and illusions on the active creation of meaning. In VSAC 2014 Book of Abstracts, 2nd Visual Science of Art Conference (S. 28), Belgrade.

Raab, M. H., Muth, C., & Carbon, C. C. (2014). Expecting the unexpected: Art gallery visitors judge ambiguous artistic film material as less indeterminate and more pleasurable. In VSAC 2014 Book of Abstracts, 2nd Visual Science of Art Conference (S. 36-37), Belgrade.

Raab, M. H., Muth, C., & Carbon, C. C. (2014). What can the pupil size tell us about aesthetics? Towards a multidimensional model of complex continuous experience. Perception, 43(Suppl.), 159.

Muth, C., Raab, M. H., & Carbon, C. C. (2014). The dynamics of ‘Aesthetic Aha’: Insightful moments during the elaboration of artistic movies increase appreciation. In VSAC 2014 Book of Abstracts, 2nd Visual Science of Art Conference (S. 20), Belgrade.

Muth, C., Raab, M. H., & Carbon, C. C. (2014). Stream along the aesthetic mind. The dynamics of elaborating artistic movies. Perception, 43(Suppl.), 10.

Albrecht, S., Raab, M. H., & Carbon, C. C. (2014). Amplification effects of processing fluency on implicit affective evaluation. Perception, 43(Suppl.), 154.

Harsanyi, G., Raab, M.H., Hesslinger, V., Düclos, D., Zink, J., & Carbon, C.C. (2013). Osama bin Laden is still alive – An implicit profile of disfavor against faces with stereotypical Muslim attributes. Abstracts of the 55th Conference of Experimental Psychologists. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Raab, M., Hesslinger, V. M., Muth, C., & Enz, S. (2012). Motion and Emotion: Using Kinect to Force Ideomotor Empathy. In U. Schmid, M. Siebers, C. C. Carbon, M. Raab, J. Rüsseler, T. Gross, C. Schlieder, & D. Dörner (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society - KogWis 2012 (S. 98-99). Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Raab, M., Shengelia, N., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). Back to the Roots: Measuring Motoric Correlates of Ur-Emotions. In U. Schmid, M. Siebers, C. C. Carbon, M. Raab, J. Rüsseler, T. Gross, C. Schlieder, & D. Dörner (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society - KogWis 2012 (S. 141-142). Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Imhof, M., Raab, M., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). PsiCasso: Simulating the Dynamics of Aesthetic Appreciation. In U. Schmid, M. Siebers, C. C. Carbon, M. Raab, J. Rüsseler, T. Gross, C. Schlieder, & D. Dörner (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society - KogWis 2012 (S. 129-131). Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Jakesch, M., Ortlieb, S., Raab, M., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). Size Matters! How Value Organizes Our Perception of Art. In U. Schmid, M. Siebers, C. C. Carbon, M. Raab, J. Rüsseler, T. Gross, C. Schlieder, & D. Dörner (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society - KogWis 2012 (S. 88-89). Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Raab, M., Shengelia, N., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). Towards an emotional footprint: Non-verbal analysis of emotionally processed visual stimuli via posturography. Perception, 41(Suppl.), 96.

Harsanyi, G., Raab, M., Hesslinger, V. M., Düclos, D., Zink, J., & Carbon, C. C. (2012). The face of terrorism: Stereotypical Muslim facial attributes evoke implicit perception of threat. Perception, 41(Suppl.), 111.

Schmid, U., Siebers, M., Folger, J., Schineller, S., Seuß, D., Raab, M., Carbon, C. C., & Faerber, S. (2012). A Cognitive Model for Predicting Aesthetical Judgements as Similarity to Dynamic Prototypes. In N. Rußwinkel, U. Drewitz, & H. van Rijn (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (S. 13-18).Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin.

Schmid, U., Grossmann, P., Wachter, M., Raab, M., Carbon, C. C., & Faerber, S. J. (2011). How visible are different variations of spatial features and relations in logos and how does visibility affect prototype generation? In A. Henrich, C. Schlieder, & U. Schmid (Hrsg.), Visibilityin Information Spaces and in Geographic Environments: Post-Proceedings of the KI'11 Workshop(S. 23-34).Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Raab, M., Imhof, M., & Carbon, C. C. (2011). Eyes for an agent: Simulation of dynamically evolving preferences for visual stimuli by a neural network and a multiple-trace memory model. Perception, 40(Suppl.), 205.

Rockelmann, L., Zimmermann, R., Raab, M., & Carbon, C.C. (2011). How you look at art: Analyzing beholder's movement pattern by radio-based identification. Perception, 40(Suppl.), 222.

Raab, M., & Carbon, C. C. (2010). Objective measures for complexity and curvature in visual objects and scenes. Perception, 39 (Suppl.), 114-115.

Raab, M. & Wernsdorfer, M. (2010). Heidi, James & Igor. Inductive Rule Acquisition for a Philosophically and Psychologically Founded Autonomous Agent. In J. Haack, H. Wiese, A. Abraham, & C. Chiarcos (Hrsg.), Proceedings of KogWis 2010. 10th Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Cognitive Science (S. 161). Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam.