Hsuan-Yu Lin

Bild von Hsuan-Yi Lin

Dr. Hsuan-Yu Lin

Cognium Building, Room 1160
Hochschulring 18
28359 Bremen
Email: hslin (at) uni-bremen.de
Phone: +49 (0)421 218-68703



Research Focus

Short-term memory, recognition memory, computational modeling


Research Skill

Matlab/Python program writing, including experiment program, data analyzing, and computational modeling.

Eye-tracker usage.

ERP equipment usage and experiment conducting

Scientific Career

Since 09/2019          - Post-Doc at the department "General Psychology", University Bremen

09/2016 - 09/2019 - Post-Doc at the department of psychology, University Zurich

10/2011 - 08/2016 - PhD, department of psychology, University Zurich

09/2006 - 07/2011 - PhD, National Chengchi University, Taiwan


Award of Merit, 2009

The award of merit for graduate students in National Chengchi University.

Award of Merit, 2008

The award of merit for graduate students in National Chengchi University.


Journal Publications

Lin H.-Y & Oberauer K. (2019). How to Say No in Recognition Tests of Visual Working Memory: Testing Unidimensional and Two-Dimensional Models with Continuous or Discrete Memory States. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Oberauer K. & Lin H.-Y. (2018). An Interference Model of Visual Working Memory. Psychological Review, 124, 21-59

Oberauer K., Stoneking C., Wabersich D., & Lin H. (2017). Hierarchical Bayesian measurement models for continuous reproduction of visual features from working memory. Journal of Vision, 17, 1-27

Souza, A. S., Rerko, L., Lin, H.-Y., & Oberauer, K. (2014). Focused attention improves working memory: Implications for flexible-resource and discrete-capacity models. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.

Rerko, L., Oberauer, K., & Lin, H.-Y. (2014). Spatial transposition gradients in visual working memory. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(1), 3–15.

Yen, N. S. *, Tsai, J. L., Chen, P. L., Lin, H. Y., & Chen , A. L. P. (2011). Effects of typographic variables on eye movement measures in reading Chinese from the screen. Behavior & Information Technology.


Lin, H. Y. & Oberauer, K. (2018, Mar). An Interference Model of Visual Working Memory: Applications to Change Detection. Talk held at 60th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Marburg, Germany.

Lin, H. Y. & Oberauer, K. (2017, Sep).  Interference from Non-Target Items in Change-Detection Task.  Talk held at 20th Meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Potsdam, Germany.


Lin, H. Y., & Oberauer, K. (2014, Aug). Recognition in Visual working memory: From Interference’s Point of View. Poster presented at the 7th  European Working Memory Symposium, Edinburgh, UK.