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Dr. Anne Gast

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RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Evaluative Conditioning
  • Affective Priming and other Implicit Measures
  • Self Regulation
  • Fear Conditioning
  • Learning by Experience vs. Learning by Instruction

ACADEMIC CAREER

 

Since 04/2013  Postdoctoral researcher in the research group „Allgemeine Psychologie II" (Prof. Dr. C. Unkelbach, Department of Psychology, University of Cologne)
09/2009-03/2013  Postdoctoral researcher in the research group „Learning and Implicit Processes" (Prof. Dr. J. De Houwer, Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, http://www.liplab.ugent.be/)
04/2005-08/2009 PhD student and research scientist in the research group "Allgemeine Psychologie II," (Prof. Dr. K. Rothermund, Institute of Psychology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany, http://www2.uni-jena.de/svw/allgpsy2/index.php?page=about)

 

ARTICLES IN INTERNATIONAL PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Gast, A. (in press). What is Learned, and When? Commentary on "The Musical Stroop Effect: Opening a new Avenue to Research on Automatisms" by Grégoire, Perruchet, and Poulin-Charronnat (2013). Experimental Psychology.
  • Zanon, R., De Houwer, J., Gast, A., & Smith, C.T. (in press). When does relational information influence evaluative conditioning? The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • Gast, A., & De Houwer, J. (2013). The influence of extinction and counterconditioning instructions on evaluative conditioning effects. Learning and Motivation, 44, 312-325. doi:10.1016/j.lmot.2013.03.003
  • Gast, A., Werner, B., Heitmann, C., Spruyt, A., & Rothermund, K. (2013). Evaluative stimulus (in)congruency impacts performance in an unrelated task: Evidence for a resource-based account of evaluative priming. Experimental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1027/1618-3169/a000238
  • Koranyi, N., Gast, A., & Rothermund, K. (2013). 'Although quite nice, I was somehow not attracted by that person': Attitudes toward romantically committed opposite-sex others are immune to positive evaluative conditioning. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 403-410. doi:10.1177/1948550612467037
  • Spruyt, A., Klauer, K. C., Gast, A., De Schryver, M., & De Houwer, J. (2013). Feature-specific attention modulates the generalization of recently acquired likes and dislikes. Experimental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1027/1618-3169/a000228
  • Voss, A., Rothermund, K., Gast, A., & Wentura, D. (2013). Cognitive processes in associative and categorical priming: A diffusion model analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 536-559. doi:10.1037/a0029459
  • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (2012). Evaluative conditioning without directly experienced pairings of the conditioned and the unconditioned stimuli. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 1657-1674. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2012.665061
  • Gast, A., De Houwer, J., & De Schryver, M. (2012). Evaluative conditioning can be modulated by memory of the CS-US Pairings at the time of testing. Learning and Motivation, 43, 116-126. doi: 10.1016/j.lmot.2012.06.001
  • Gast, A. Gawronski, B., & De Houwer, J. (2012). Evaluative conditioning: Recent developments and future directions. Learning and Motivation, 43, 79-88. doi: 10.1016/j.lmot.2012.06.004
  • Zanon, R., De Houwer, J., & Gast, A. (2012). Context effects in evaluative conditioning of implicit evaluations. Learning and Motivation, 43, 155-165. doi: 10.1016/j.lmot.2012.02.003
  • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (2011). I like it because I said that I like it: Evaluative conditioning effects can be based on stimulus-response learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 466-476. doi:10.1037/a0023077
  • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (2011). What you see is what will change: Evaluative conditioning effects depend on a focus on valence. Cognition and Emotion, 25, 89-110. doi:10.1080/02699931003696380
  • Rothermund, K., Gast, A., & Wentura, D. (2011). Incongruency effects in affective processing: Automatic motivational counter-regulation or mismatch-induced salience? Cognition and Emotion, 25, 413-425. doi:10.1080/02699931.2010.537075
  • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (2010). When old and frail is not the same. Dissociating category and stimulus effects in four implicit attitude measurement methods. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology,  63, 479-498. doi:10.1080/17470210903049963
  • Rothermund, K., Teige-Mocigemba, S., Gast, A., & Wentura, D. (2009). Minimizing the influence of recoding in the Implicit Association Test: The Recoding-Free Implicit Association Test (IAT-RF). The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 84-98. doi:10.1080/17470210701822975

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Gast, A. (2013). Evaluative Konditionierung. In C. Bermeitinger (Ed.), Paradigmen der Kognitiven Psychologie: Affektive Reize II (pp. 257-285). Berlin: Uni-Edition.
  • Spruyt, A., Gast, A., & Moors, A. (2011). The sequential priming paradigm: A primer. In Klauer, K. C., Stahl, C., & Voss, A. (Eds.), Cognitive methods in social psychology (pp. 48-77). New York: Guilford.
  • Lammers, J. & Gast, A. (2011). How the power that House has over others affects his behavior. In: L. Martin & T. Cascio (Eds.) The psychology of House. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

    QUALIFICATION THESES

    • Gast, A. (2009). The influence of evaluative responses on evaluative conditioning effects. Dissertation. Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
    • Gast, A. (2004). Prime oder nicht Prime? Eine Analyse des affektiven Primingeffektes mit dem Diffusionsmodell. Diploma thesis. University of Trier.

    CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS (FIRST AUTHOR ONLY)

    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (July 2013). New findings on instruction-based evaluative conditioning. Paper presented at the European Congress of Psychology (ECP), Stockholm, Sweden.
    • Gast, A., De Houwer, J., & De Schryver, M. (July 2013). Evaluative conditioning can be modulated by memory of the CS-US pairings at the time of testing. Paper presented at the European Congress of Psychology (ECP), Stockholm, Sweden.
    • Gast, A., De Houwer, J., & De Schryver, M. (January 2013). EC and forgetting. Evaluative conditioning is modulated by memory at the time of measurement. Poster presented at the SPSP meeting, New Orleans, USA.
    • Gast, A., De Houwer, J., & De Schryver, M. (September  2012). Is evaluative conditioning modulated by knowledge about the pairings during valence measurement? Paper presented at the Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), Bielefeld, Germany.
    • Gast, A., & Raes, A. (September 2012). The reassuring everydayness of cars and alcohol: CS pre-exposure in instructed fear conditioning. Paper presented at the Meeting of the European Social Cognition Network (ESCON), Estoril, Portugal.
    • Gast, A., & Raes, A. (May 2012). The reassuring everydayness of cars and alcohol: CS pre-exposure in instructed fear conditioning. Paper presented at the Conference of the Consortium of European Research on Emotion, Canterbury (CERE), United Kingdom.
    • Gast, A., De Houwer, J., & De Schryver, M. (April 2012). Is evaluative conditioning modulated by knowledge about the pairings during valence measurement? Paper presented at the Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Mannheim, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (July 2011). Evaluative Conditioning Effects Can Be Due to Inferred Pairings. Paper presented at the 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology (EASP), Stockholm, Sweden.
    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (May 2011). Evaluative Conditioning and Contingency Forgetting. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). Ghent, Belgium.
    • Gast, A. (March 2011). Evaluative Conditioning Effects Can Be Based on Inferred Pairings. Paper presented at the Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Halle, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (January 2011). Evaluative Conditioning Effects Can Be Based on Inferred Pairings. Poster presented at the at the SPSP meeting, San Antonio, USA.
    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (December 2010). Evaluative Conditioning Effects Can be Based on Inferred Pairings. Paper presented at the Small Group Meeting on Evaluative Conditioning, Ghent, Belgium.
    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (May 2010). Evaluative Conditioning Effects Can Be Based on Inferred Pairings. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). Brussels, Belgium.
    • Gast, A. (April 2010). Affective Priming Effects Can be Based on Costs for Affective Processing. Paper presented at the Third Conference on Emotions (CERE), Lille, France.
    • Gast, A. (March 2010). Affective Priming Effects Can be Based on Costs for Affective Processing. Paper presented at the Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Saarbrücken, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (January 2010). I Like It Because I Said That I Like It. Evaluative Conditioning Effects Can Be Based on Stimulus-Response Learning. Poster presented at the SPSP meeting, Las Vegas, USA.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (March 2009). Evaluative Konditionierung ohne CS-US-Assoziation. Paper presented at the Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Jena, Germany.
    • Gast, A. (September 2008). The closer we get the more we change - the influence of timing conditions on evaluative conditioning. Paper presented at the Transfer of Knowledge Conference of the European Social Cognition Network, Volterra, Italy.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (July 2008). Evaluative conditioning depends on a focus on valence...during Conditioning...or after. Poster presented at the XXIX International Congress of Psychology (ICP), Berlin, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (June 2008). The influence of a valence focus on evaluative conditioning. Paper presented at the 15th General Meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology (EASP), Opatija, Croatia.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (March 2008). Der Einfluss eines Valenzfokus auf Evaluatives Konditionieren. Paper presented at the Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Marburg, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund K. (September 2007). Evaluative Conditioning: Influence of Task Focus. (September 2007). Paper presented at the Transfer of Knowledge Conference of the European Social Cognition Network, Brno, Czech Republic.
    • Gast, A., Rothermund, K., Langer, S., Hecht, F. Milde, M.-A., Pabst, S.,Tuch, C., Biederstedt, M. (September 2007). Reihenfolgeeffekte beim Evaluativen Konditionieren. Paper presented at the 11. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Freiburg, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (July 2007). Evaluative Conditioning: Feeling Means Doing. Paper presented at the 3rd Workshop on Cognitive and Social Perspectives on (Un)consciousness: Evaluative Conditioning and Preference Acquisition, Gdansk, Poland.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (March 2007). Zum Bewerten zu beschäftigt
      der Einfluss eines Valenzfokus auf Evaluatives Konditionieren. Paper presented at the Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.
    • Gast, A. (March 2007). Ins Bewerten vertieft - Zum Einfluss des Valenzfokus auf Evaluative Konditionierung. Paper presented at the PhD-workshop, KogWis, Saarbrücken, Germany.

    INVITED TALKS

    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (May 2013). The influence of extinction and counterconditioning instructions on evaluative conditioning effects. Paper presented at the Expert Meeting on Instructions, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
    • Gast, A. (September 2012). The influence of propositional knowledge and memory on EC effects. Invited talk at the workshop "Changing attitudes through evaluative conditioning : challenges and promises". Department of Psychology, West University of Timisoara, Romania.
    • Gast, A., De Houwer, J., & Zanon, R. (May 2011). Der Einfluss propositionaler Prozesse auf evaluative Konditionierung und implizite Einstellungen. Invited talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & De Houwer, J. (February 2011). Evaluative Conditioning Effects Can be Based on Inferred Pairings. Invited talk at the Department of Social Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (July 2009). Evaluative Conditioning: The influence of evaluative responses. Invited talk at the colloquium of the graduate college Emotions, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (February 2009). Evaluative conditioning without CS-US-associations. Invited talk at the Department for Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (January 2009). Evaluative Konditionierung ohne CS-US-Assoziation. Invited talk at the Department for Social Psychology and Methodology, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany.
    • Gast, A. & Rothermund, K. (December 2007). The Influence of a Valence Focus on Evaluative Conditioning. Invited talk at the ADSR Colloquium, Institute of Psychology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
    • Gast, A. (May 2007). Emotion Research in Psychological Science. Invited talk at the Course Social Aspects of Sciences XI: „Feelings and Emotions": Social, Cultural and Philosophical Issues, IUC, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
    • Gast, A., Rothermund, K. & Voss, A. (February 2006). Affective & Associative Priming. Dissociating mechanisms of target activation and response preparation. Invited talk at the Workshop on Diffusion Models, Freiburg, Germany.

    EDITORIAL AND REVIEWING SERVICES

    Ad-hoc Reviewer                  

    Anxiety, Stress, & Coping; BehaviorResearch Methods; Cognition and Emotion; European Journal of Personality;Experimental Psychology; Group Processes and Intergroup Relations; Journal ofCognitive Psychology; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal BehaviorProcesses; Journal of Experimental Psychology: General; Journal of ExperimentalPsychology: Human Perception and Performance; Journal of ExperimentalPsychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition; Journal of Experimental SocialPsychology; Learning & Behavior; Learning and Motivation; PLOS ONE; PsychologicaBelgica; Psychological Record; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology;Social Psychological and Personality Science; Social Psychology

     

    Guest Editor              

    Anne Gast, Bertram Gawronski, & Jan De Houwer  (Eds.). (2012). New Directions in Evaluative Conditioning Research [Special Issue]. Learning and Motivation, 43, 79-166.