Dr. Benedikt Wirth


Universität des Saarlandes
FR Psychologie
Campus A2 4
D-66123 Saarbrücken

Raum 2.02
Telefon (+49) 681/ 302 4781
Fax (+49) 681/ 302 4049




In press:

Wirth, B. E., & Wentura, D. (in press). Attentional bias towards angry faces is moderated by the activation of a social processing mode in the general population. Cognition & Emotion. doi:10.1080/02699931.2018.1561423



Wirth, B. E., & Wentura, D. (2018). Furious snarling: Teeth-exposure and anxiety-related attentional bias towards angry faces. PLOS ONE, 13, e0207695. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0207695

Wirth, B. E., & Wentura, D. (2018). Attentional bias to threat in the general population is contingent on target competition, not on attentional control settings. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71, 975–988. doi:10.1080/17470218.2017.1307864



Wirth, B. E., & Carbon, C.-C. (2017). An easy game for frauds? Effects of professional experience and time pressure on passport-matching performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 23, 138–157. doi:10.1037/xap0000114



Wirth, B. E., Fisher, K., Towler, J., & Eimer, M. (2015). Facial misidentifications arise from the erroneous activation of visual face memory. Neuropsychologia, 77, 387-399.



Carbon, C.-C. & Wirth, B. E. (2014). Neanderthal paintings? Production of prototypical human (homo sapiens) faces shows systematic distortions. Perception, 43, 99-102.