Dr Jasna Martinovic

Dr Jasna Martinovic

Senior Lecturer

Dr Jasna Martinovic
Dr Jasna Martinovic

Contact Details

work +44 (0)1224 272240
The University of Aberdeen School of Psychology University of Aberdeen William Guild Building Room F13 Aberdeen AB24 3FX UK
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Current Research

  • visual object representation
  • colour vision
  • perceptual organisation
  • tuning of visual attention to colour, depth, luminance
  • object-based attention

Teaching Responsibilities


  • PS3012: Perception
  • MU3050: Music and the Brain


  • PS3014: Biological Psychology
  • MU3050: Music and the Brain
  • PS3015/PS3522: Methodology A
  • PS5015: Matlab; Project Management
Further Info

External Responsibilities

AVA Secretary

UCU departmental representative

Admin Responsibilities

  • Course co-coordinator for MU3050 "Music and the Brain"
  • Course coordinator for PS3012 "Perception"
  • SONA / Participant Panel coordinator
  • Workplace Behaviour Champion


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  • Hardman, AC, Töllner, T & Martinovic, J 2020, 'Neural differences between chromatic- and luminance-driven attentional salience in visual search', Journal of Vision, vol. 20, no. 3, 5. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1167/jovi.20.3.5
  • Wright, D, Dering, B, Martinovic, J & Gheorghiu, E 2020, 'Neural responses to dynamic adaptation reveal the dissociation between the processing of the shape of contours and textures', Cortex, vol. 127, pp. 78-93. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2020.01.015
  • Martinovic, J, Paramei, GV & MacInnes, WJ 2020, 'Russian blues reveal the limits of language influencing colour discrimination', Cognition, vol. 201, 104281, pp. 104281. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104281
  • Wuerger, SM, Ashraf, M, Kim, M, Martinovic, J, Perez-Ortiz, M & Mantiuk, RK 2020, 'Spatio-chromatic contrast sensitivity under mesopic and photopic light levels', Journal of Vision, vol. 20, no. 4, 23. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1167/jov.20.4.23
  • Martinovic, J 2019, 'Dressing up for a BBQ on a blurry street: #TheDress is not only ambiguous in terms of illumination but also in terms of scene content', i-Perception, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 1-4. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/2041669519856037
  • Martinovic, J & Andersen, SK 2018, 'Cortical summation and attentional modulation of combined chromatic and luminance signals', Neuroimage, vol. 176, pp. 390-403. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.04.066
  • Martinovic, J, Wuerger, SM, Hillyard, SA, Mueller, MM & Andersen, SK 2018, 'Neural mechanisms of divided feature-selective attention to colour', Neuroimage, vol. 181, pp. 670-682. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.07.033
  • Martinovic, J, Jennings, BJ, Makin, ADJ, Bertamini, M & Angelescu, I 2018, 'Symmetry perception for patterns defined by colour and luminance', Journal of Vision, vol. 18, no. 8, 4. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1167/18.8.4
  • Craddock, M, Oppermann, F, Müller, MM & Martinovic, J 2017, 'Modulation of microsaccades by spatial frequency during object categorization', Vision Research, vol. 130, pp. 48-56. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2016.10.011
  • Craddock, M, Martinovic, J & Müller, MM 2016, 'Accounting for microsaccadic artifacts in the EEG using independent component analysis and beamforming', Psychophysiology, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 553-565. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12593
  • Jennings, BJ, Tsattalios, K, Chakravarthi, R & Martinovic, J 2016, 'Combining S-cone and luminance signals adversely affects discrimination of objects within backgrounds', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, 20504, pp. 1-10. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/srep20504
  • Jennings, BJ & Martinovic, J 2015, 'Chromatic contrast in luminance-defined images affects performance and neural activity during a shape classification task', Journal of Vision, vol. 15, no. 15, 21. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1167/15.15.21
  • Craddock, M, Martinovic, J & Müller, MM 2015, 'Early and late effects of objecthood and spatial frequency on event-related potentials and gamma band activity', BMC Neuroscience, vol. 16, 6. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12868-015-0144-8
  • Miskovic, V, Martinovic, J, Wieser, MM, Petro, NM, Bradley, MM & Keil, A 2015, 'Electrocortical amplification for emotionally arousing natural scenes: The contribution of luminance and chromatic visual channels', Biological Psychology, vol. 106, pp. 11-17. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.01.012
  • Martinovic, J, Jones, A, Christiansen, P, Rose, AK, Hogarth, L & Field, M 2014, 'Electrophysiological responses to alcohol cues are not associated with Pavlovian-to-Instrumental Transfer in social drinkers', PloS ONE, vol. 9, no. 4, e94605. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0094605
  • Jennings, BJ & Martinovic, J 2014, 'Luminance and color inputs to mid-level and high-level vision', Journal of Vision, vol. 14, no. 2, 9. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1167/14.2.9
  • Makin, ADJ, Rampone, G, Wright, A, Martinovic, J & Bertamini, M 2014, 'Visual symmetry in objects and gaps', Journal of Vision, vol. 14, no. 3, 12. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1167/14.3.12
  • Kosilo, M, Wuerger, SM, Craddock, M, Jennings, BJ, Hunt, AR & Martinovic, J 2013, 'Low-level and high-level modulations of fixational saccades and high frequency oscillatory brain activity in a visual object classification task', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 4, 948. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00948
  • Keil, A, Miskovic, V, Gray, MJ & Martinovic, J 2013, 'Luminance, but not chromatic visual pathways, mediate amplification of conditioned danger signals in human visual cortex', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 38, no. 9, pp. 3356-3362. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12316
  • Craddock, M, Martinovic, J & Müller, MM 2013, 'Task and spatial frequency modulations of object processing: an EEG study', PloS ONE, vol. 8, no. 7, e70293. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0070293
  • Andersen, SK, Müller, MM & Martinovic, J 2012, 'Bottom-up biases in feature-selective attention', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 32, no. 47, pp. 16953-16958. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1767-12.2012
  • Jones, A, Hogarth, L, Christiansen, P, Rose, AK, Martinovic, J & Field, M 2012, 'Reward expectancy promotes generalized increases in attentional bias for rewarding stimuli', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 2333-2342. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2012.686513
  • Martinovic, J, Lawson, R & Craddock, M 2012, 'Time course of information processing in visual and haptic object classification', Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol. 6, pp. 49. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2012.00049
  • Craddock, M, Martinovic, J & Lawson, R 2011, 'An advantage for active versus passive aperture-viewing in visual object recognition', Perception, vol. 40, no. 10, pp. 1154-1163. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1068/p6974
  • Martinovic, J, Mordal, J & Wuerger, SM 2011, 'Event-related potentials reveal an early advantage for luminance contours in the processing of objects', Journal of Vision, vol. 11, no. 7, 1, pp. 1-15. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1167/11.7.1
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