Ullrich Ecker

Associate Professor, Associate Professor, DipPsych PhD Saarland

  • The University of Western Australia (M304), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1849 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
20022019
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Research Output 2002 2019

2002
7 Citations (Scopus)

How "Implicit" Are Implicit Color Effects in Memory?

Zimmer, H. D., Steiner, A. & Ecker, U., 2002, In : Experimental Psychology. 49, 2, p. 120-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004

Electrophysiological Correlates of Specific Feature Binding in Remembering - Introducing a Neurocognitive Model of Human Memory

Ecker, U., Groh-Bordin, C. & Zimmer, H. D., 2004, Bound in Memory - Insights from Behavioral and Neuropsychological Studies. Mecklinger, A., Zimmer, H. & Lindenberger, U. (eds.). Germany: Shaker Verlag, p. 159-183

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2006
71 Citations (Scopus)

Has the butcher on the bus dyed his hair? When color changes modulate ERP correlates of familiarity and recollection

Groh-Bordin, C., Zimmer, H. D. & Ecker, U., 2006, In : NeuroImage. 32, 4, p. 1879-1890

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Vehicles
Evoked Potentials
Color
Recognition (Psychology)
2007
66 Citations (Scopus)

Colour and context: An ERP study on intrinsic and extrinsic feature binding in episodic memory

Ecker, U., Zimmer, H. D. & Groh-Bordin, C., 2007, In : Memory and Cognition. 35, 6, p. 1483-1501

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Episodic Memory
Color
Electrophysiological Phenomena
Recognition (Psychology)
Extrinsic
47 Citations (Scopus)

Context effects on familiarity are familiarity effects of context - An electrophysiological study

Ecker, U., Zimmer, H. D., Groh-Bordin, C. & Mecklinger, A., 2007, In : International Journal of Psychophysiology. 64, 2, p. 146-156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Episodic Memory
Recognition (Psychology)
Color
Neurons

Objects in Context The Neruocognitive Representation, Binding, and Processing of Object and Context Features in Recognition Memory - An Electrophysiological Approach

Ecker, U., 2007, Not available. Germany: VDM Verlag, p. 1-172

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

41 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of object and background color manipulations on the electrophysiological indices of recognition memory

Ecker, U., Zimmer, H. D. & Groh-Bordin, C., 2007, In : Brain Research. 1185, 1185, p. 221-230

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Color
Decision Making
Recognition (Psychology)
2008
65 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced cortical inhibition in first-episode schizophrenia

Wobrok, T., Schneider, M., Kadovic, D., Schneider-Axmann, T., Ecker, U., Retz, W., Rosler, M. & Falkai, P., 2008, In : Schizophrenia Research. 105, 1-3, p. 252-261

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schizophrenia
Motor Evoked Potentials
Motor Cortex
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Muscles
2009
37 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive impairment of executive function as a core symptom of schizophrenia

Wobrock, T., Ecker, U., Scherk, H., Schneider-Axmann, T., Falkai, P. & Gruber, O., 2009, In : World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 10, 4, p. 442-451

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Schizophrenia
Trail Making Test
Endophenotypes
Psychomotor Performance

Components of Working Memory Updating

Ecker, U., Lewandowsky, S. & Oberauer, K., 2009, CogSci 2009 Prooceedings. Taatgen, N. & Rijn, H. V. (eds.). Amsterdam ed. United States: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. NA. p. 347-352

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

30 Citations (Scopus)

ERP Evidence for Flexible Adjustment of Retrieval Orientation and Its Influence on Familiarity

Ecker, U. & Zimmer, H. D., 2009, In : Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 21, 10, p. 1907-1919

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Recognition (Psychology)

Reviews - The Visual World in Memory

Ecker, U., 2009, In : Perception. 38, p. 1871-1873

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

31 Citations (Scopus)

The hidden persuaders break into the tired brain

Bermeitinger, C., Goelz, R., Johr, N., Neumann, M., Ecker, U. & Doerr, R., 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 45, 2, p. 320-326

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experimental Psychology
Carbonated Beverages
Video Games
Social Psychology
Fantasy
11 Citations (Scopus)

Verbal predicates foster conscious recollection but not familiarity of a task-irrelevant perceptual feature - An ERP Study

Ecker, U., Arend, A. M., Bergstrom, K. & Zimmer, H. D., 2009, In : Consciousness and Cognition. 18, 3, p. 679-689

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evoked Potentials
Color
Episodic Memory
Recognition (Psychology)
Research
2010
81 Citations (Scopus)

A working memory test battery for MATLAB

Lewandowsky, S., Oberauer, S., Yang, L-X. & Ecker, U., 2010, In : Behavior Research Methods. 42, 2, p. 571-585

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
84 Citations (Scopus)

Explicit warnings reduce but do not eliminate the continued influence of misinformation

Ecker, U., Lewandowsky, S. & Tang, D. T. W., 2010, In : Memory and Cognition. 38, 8, p. 1087-1100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Increased cortical inhibition deficits in first-episode schizophrenia with comorbid cannabis abuse

Wobrock, T., Hasan, A., Malchow, B., Wolff-Menzler, C., Guse, B., Lang, N., Schneider-Axmann, T., Ecker, U. & Falkai, P., 2010, In : Psychopharmacology. 208, p. 353-363

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
130 Citations (Scopus)
2011
70 Citations (Scopus)
2012
10 Citations (Scopus)

Computational constraints in cognitive theories of forgetting

Ecker, U. & Lewandowsky, S., 2012, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 3, p. 1-5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)

Electrophysiological correlates of exemplar-specific processes in implicit and explicit memory

Kuper, K., Groh-Bordin, C., Zimmer, H. D. & Ecker, U., 2012, In : Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. 12, p. 52-64

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

469 Citations (Scopus)

Misinformation and Its Correction: Continued Influence and Successful Debiasing

Lewandowsky, S., Ecker, U., Seifert, C. M., Schwarz, N. & Cook, J., 2012, In : Psychological Science in the Public Interest, Supplement. 13, p. 106-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2013
42 Citations (Scopus)

Binding of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Features in Working Memory

Ecker, U., Maybery, M. & Zimmer, H., 2013, In : JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-GENERAL. 142, p. 218-234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Removal of Information from Working Memory

Ecker, U., Lewandowsky, S. & Oberauer, K., 2013, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Knauff, M., Pauen, M., Sebanz, N. & Wachsmuth, I. (eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, Vol. N/A. p. 400-405

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2014

Correcting misinformation: A challenge for education and cognitive science

Ecker, U., Swire-Thompson, B. & Lewandowsky, S., 2014, Processing Inaccurate Information: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives from Cognitive Science and the Educational Sciences. Rapp, D. N. & Braasch, JLG. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, p. 13-38 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

31 Citations (Scopus)

Do people keep believing because they want to? Preexisting attitudes and the continued influence of misinformation

Ecker, U., Lewandowsky, S., Fenton, O. & Martin, K., 2014, In : Memory & Cognition. 42, p. 292-304

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Pre-study and Post-study Rest on Memory: Support for Temporal Interference Accounts of Forgetting

Ecker, U., Tay, J. X. & Brown, G. D. A., 2014, In : Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. Online, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Hippocampal integrity and neurocognition in first-episode schizophrenia: A multidimensional study

Hasan, A., Wobrock, T., Falkai, P., Schneider-Axmann, T., Guse, B., Backens, M., Ecker, U., Heimes, J., Galea, J. M., Gruber, O. & Scherk, H., 2014, In : World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 15, p. 188-199

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)
112 Downloads (Pure)

Removal of information from working memory: A specific updating process

Ecker, U., Lewandowsky, S. & Oberauer, K., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Memory and Language. 74, p. 77-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Short-Term Memory
Data storage equipment
Aptitude
Cues
memorandum
39 Citations (Scopus)

The Effects of Subtle Misinformation in News Headlines

Ecker, U., Lewandowsky, S., Chang, E. P. & Pillai, R., 2014, In : JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-APPLIED. 20, p. 323-335

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

Working memory updating involves item-specific removal

Ecker, U., Oberauer, K. & Lewandowsky, S., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Memory and Language. 74, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Short-Term Memory
Data storage equipment
Aptitude
Automatic Data Processing
Cognition
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Communication
Data storage equipment
cause
event
attitude formation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Memory updating in sub-clinical eating disorder: Differential effects with food and body shape words

Fenton, O. & Ecker, U., Apr 2015, In : Eating Behaviors. 17, p. 103-106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Short-Term Memory
Pathology
Surveys and Questionnaires
7 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)

Memory Without Consolidation: Temporal Distinctiveness Explains Retroactive Interference

Ecker, U., Brown, G. D. A. & Lewandowsky, S., Sep 2015, In : Cognitive Science. 39, 7, p. 1570-1593

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Consolidation
Data storage equipment
Information Theory
Information theory
Task Performance and Analysis

Misinformation and how to correct it

Cook, J., Ecker, U. & Lewandowsky, S., 2015, Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource. Scott, R. A. & Kosslyn, S. M. (eds.). Australia: John Wiley & Sons, Vol. unavailable. p. 1-17

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2016
7 Citations (Scopus)
Evidence-Based Practice
myth
parents
Communication
communication
2017
70 Citations (Scopus)
Communication
Economics
Psychology
Research
4 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the neural substrates of misinformation processing

Gordon, A., Brooks, J. C. W., Quadflieg, S., Ecker, U. K. H. & Lewandowsky, S., 1 Nov 2017, In : Neuropsychologia. 106, p. 216-224 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Parietal Lobe
Gyrus Cinguli
Decision Making
3 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Short-Term Memory
Memory Disorders
Rumination
Working Memory
Depression
2 Citations (Scopus)

Letting the Gorilla Emerge From the Mist: Getting Past Post-Truth

Lewandowsky, S., Cook, J. & Ecker, U. K. H., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 6, 4, p. 418-424 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Gorilla gorilla
Policy Making
Economics
48 Citations (Scopus)

Neutralizing misinformation through inoculation: Exposing misleading argumentation techniques reduces their influence

Cook, J., Lewandowsky, S. & Ecker, U. K. H., 1 May 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 5, 21 p., e0175799.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
misinformation
Climate change
neutralization
Global warming
Communication
2 Citations (Scopus)

No evidence for a role of reconsolidation in updating of paired associates

Allanson, F. & Ecker, U. K. H., 17 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 29, 8, p. 912-919 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Associates
Prediction
Reactivation
Experiment
Recognition Memory
24 Citations (Scopus)

Processing political misinformation: Comprehending the trump phenomenon

Swire, B., Berinsky, A. J., Lewandowsky, S. & Ecker, U. K. H., 1 Mar 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 3, 160802.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Communication
Politics
32 Citations (Scopus)
Communication
20 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

The Role of Familiarity in Correcting Inaccurate Information

Swire, B., Ecker, U. K. H. & Lewandowsky, S., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 43, 12, p. 1948-1961 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
myth
acceptance
driver
Communication
Recognition (Psychology)

Why rebuttals may not work: the psychology of misinformation

Ecker, U., 2017, Media Asia: an Asian mass communication quarterly operations index 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2018
93 Downloads (Pure)

Age-related changes in working memory: Age affects relational but not conjunctive feature binding

Kirmsse, A., Zimmer, H. D. & Ecker, U. K. H., 1 May 2018, In : Psychology and Aging. 33, 3, p. 512-526 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Short-Term Memory
Color
Aptitude
Costs and Cost Analysis
Long-Term Memory