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Annac, Efsun

Dr. Efsun Annac

Research associate


Room 601, Leopoldstr. 44, 80802 Munich (visitors)

Leopoldstr. 13, 80802 (post address)

Phone: +49-(0)89-2180-72506

Office hours:
By appointment

Further Information


  • Ph.D., Graduate school of systemic neurosciences, University of Munich
  • M.Sc., Neuro-cognitive psychology, University of Munich
  • B.A., Psychology, Dogus University Istanbul

Selected Publications

  • Annac, E., Pointner, M., Khader, P. H., Müller, H. J., Zang, X., & Geyer, T. (2019). Recognition of incidentally learned visual search arrays is supported by fixational eye movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. doi:10.1037/xlm0000702
  • Kurcyus, K., Annac, E., Henning, N.M., Oeltzschner, G., Edden, E., & Riedl, V. (2018). Opposite dynamics of GABA and glutamate levels in the occipital cortex during visual processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(46), 9967-9976. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1214-18.2018
  • Annac, E., Zang, X., Müller, H. J., & Geyer, T. (2018). A secondary task is not always costly: Context‐based guidance of visual search survives interference from a demanding working memory task. British Journal of Psychology, doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12346
  • Annac, E., Conci, M, Müller, H. J., & Geyer, T. (2017). Local item density modulates adaptation of learned contextual cues. Journal of Visual Cognition, 25(1-3), 262-277. doi:10.1080/13506285.2017.1339158
  • Annac, E., Manginelli, A.A., Pollmann, S., Shi, Z., Müller, H. J., & Geyer, T. (2013). Memory under pressure: Secondary-task effects on contextual cueing of visual search. Journal of Vision, 13(13). Article ID 6. doi:10.1167/13.13.6