Deutsch Intern
Department of Psychology (III) - Psychological Methods, Cognition, and Applied Research

Christina Breil, M.Sc.

Consultation hour by appointment
Phone +49 931 31 84203
Address Pleichertorstraße 30


Research Interests


Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

in press

Breil, C., Huestegge, L., & Böckler, A. (in press). From eye to arrow: Attention capture by direct gaze requires more than just the eyes. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.


Breil, C., Huestegge, L. & Böckler, A. (under review). From eye to arrow: Attention capture by direct gaze requires more than just the eyes. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.

Breil, C., Kanske, P., Pittig, R. & Böckler, A. (2021). A revised instrument for the assessment of empathy and Theory of Mind in adolescents: Introducing the EmpaToM-Y. Behavior Research Methods. Doi: 10.3758/s13428-021-01589-3

Breil, C. & Böckler, A. (2021). Look away to listen: The interplay of emotional context and eye contact in video conversations. Visual Cognition.


Breil, C. & Böckler, A. (2020). The lens shapes the view: On task dependency in ToM research. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 7, 41-50. doi 


Didino, D., Breil, C., & Knops, A. (2019). The influence of semantic processing and response latency on the SNARC effect. Acta Psychologica, 196, 75-86.


Abstracts and Conference Submissions


Breil, C. & Böckler, A. (2020, July). Heads and hearts: Investigation of Theory of Mind and Empathy in Adolescents. 9th A-DOK in Regensburg.

Breil, C. & Böckler, A. (2020, March). Validating the EmpaToM-Y: A new instrument to assess social understanding in adolescents. In Dobel, C., Giesen, C., Grigutsch, L., A., Kaufmann, J., M., Kovács, G., Meissner, F., Rothermund, K., & Schweinberger, S., R. (Eds). Abstracts of the 62nd Conference of Experimental Psychologists Jena (p. 39), Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers (Conference canceled).

Breil, C. & Böckler, A. (2020, January). Assessment of social understanding in adolescents: Introducing the EmpaToM-Y. 1st GK Doctoral Symposium on Cognitive Science in Tuebingen.


Breil, C. & Böckler, A. (2019, April). From eye to arrow: Influences of non-social and social cues on attention capture. 61st Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP) in London. Dieser Beitrag wurde von der Gleichstellungskommission der Universität Würzburg gesponsort.