Prof. Dr. Christian Frings

Ehemaliger Visiting Fellow

Universität Trier


Christian Frings is the Chair of Cognitive Psychology at Trier University. Since 2019 he has been speaker of the DFG Research Unit Binding and Retrieval in Action Control. He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Jena University. Key research papers appeared in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Cognition, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Performance and Perception as well as Psychological Science.

Frings’ research engages with the core processes underlying human action, in particular the integration and retrieval of Stimulus-Response episodes and the processing of distractors.

He is a Visiting Fellow in July 2022 in the context of the CAS Research Group „Handling Visual Distraction" led by Prof. Dr. Hermann Müller.