Hayn-Leichsenring, G. U., Lehmann, T., & Redies, C. (2017). Subjective Ratings of Beauty and Aesthetics: Correlations with Statistical Image Properties in Western Oil Paintings. i-Perception.

Menzel, C., Hayn-Leichsenring, G. U., Redies, C., Németh, K., & Kovács, G. (2017). When Noise is Beneficial for Sensory Encoding: Noise Adaptation Can Improve Face Processing. Brain and Cognition.

Lyssenko, N., Redies, C., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2016). Evaluating Abstract Artworks: Relation Between Term Usage, Subjective Ratings, Image Properties and Personality Traits. Frontiers in Psychology 7:973.

Menzel C., Hayn-Leichsenring G.U. (shared first-authorship), Langner O., Wiese H., Redies C. (2015). Fourier power spectrum characteristics of face photographs: Attractiveness perception depends on low-level image properties. PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0122801.

Amirshahi, S.A., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Denzler, J., Redies, C.  (2014) JenAesthetics Subjective Dataset: Analyzing Paintings by Subjective Scores. VISART 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.

Mallon, B., Redies, C., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2014). Beauty in abstract paintings: Perceptual contrast and statistical properties. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8. 161.

Redies, C., Brachmann, A., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2014). Changes of Statistical Properties During the Creation of Graphic Artworks. Art & Perception. (2014).

Amirshahi, S.A., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Denzler, J., Redies, C. (2014) Evaluating the Rule of Thirds in Photographs and Paintings. Art & Perception 2. 163-182.

Amirshahi, S.A., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Denzler, J., Redies, C. (2013). Color: A Crucial Factor for Aesthetic Quality Assessment in a Subjective Dataset of Paintings. AIC 2013 (Second Best Poster Award).

Hayn-Leichsenring, G. U., Kloth, N., Schweinberger, S. R., Redies, C. (2013). Adaptation effects to attractiveness of face photographs and art portraits are domain-specific. i-Perception 4(5). 303–316.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G., Liebig, C., Miething, A., Schulz, A., Kumar, S., Schwalbe, M., Eiberger, B., Baader, S.L. (2011). Cellular distribution of metastasis suppressor 1 and the shape of cell bodies are temporarily altered in Engrailed-2 overexpressing cerebellar Purkinje cells. Neuroscience, 189, 68-78.

Schulz, A., Geissler, K.J., Kumar, S., Leichsenring, G., Morrison, H., Baader, S.L. (2010). Merlin inhibits neurite outgrowth in the CNS. J Neurosci, 30(30), 10177-10186.


Letsch, P., & Hayn-Leichsenring, G. U. (2017). Composing Abstract Images – Differences Between Artists and Lay People. 5th Visual Science of Art Conference, August 2017, Berlin, Germany.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Schulz, J.K., Redies, C. (2016) Disentangling Beauty and Attractiveness – Portrait Paintings from an Empirical Aesthetics Perspective. 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). March 2017, Dresden, Germany.

Schulz, J.K., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2016) Depicted and Depiction – Differences in Gist Ratings on Attractiveness and Beauty in Art Portraits. XXIV. Conference of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, September 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Lyssenko, N., Schulz, J.K. (2016) The Intension of the Term Artwork – A Meta-Study on VSAC Contributions. 4th Visual Science of Art Conference, August 2016, Barcelona, Spain.

Redies, C., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2015). Statistical Image Properties Affect Perception of Individual Person Characteristics in Face Images. 12th PPRU Workshop, October  2015, Jena, Germany.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2015) Low-level Image Properties correlate with Personal Traits in Artificial Face Images. 38th European Conference on Visual Perception. August 2015, Liverpool, UK.

Lyssenko, N., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2015) Describing Abstract Artworks – Terminology and Low-Level Image Properties. 3rd Visual Science of Art Conference, August 2015, Liverpool, UK.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Menzel C., Redies, C. (2014) Face aesthetics: Statistical image properties of face photographs and art portraits. 10th PPRU Workshop, October  2014, Jena, Germany.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Amirshahi, S.A. (2014) Different complexity but similar self-similarity – Analysis of low-level image properties of portraits from various art periods. 2nd Visual Science of Art Conference, August 2014, Belgrad, Serbia.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U.,  Mallon, B., Redies, C. (2014). Subgroups of Persons Share a Specific “Taste” for Abstract Artworks. 56th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, March/April 2014, Gießen, Germany.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Menzel, C. (2013). The Higher-Order Image Statistics of Facial Attractiveness and Age. 8th PPRU Workshop "Foundations of Person Perception. Trends in Cognition and Neuroscience", October  2013, Jena, Germany.

Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U., Kloth, N., Schweinberger, S.R. (2012). Attractiveness of face photographs:  Adaptation effects and spatial frequency characteristics in the Fourier domain. 35th European Conference on Visual Perception, September 2012, Alghero, Italy.

Redies, C., Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2012). Attractiveness: Statistical properties versus individual person characteristics of face images. 5th PPRU Workshop "Person Perception: Interim Report and Perspectives of the DFG Research Unit", April 2012, Jena, Germany.


Hayn-Leichsenring, G.U. (2011). Die Wiederentdeckung des kantischen Genies. VII. Kongress der DGÄ „Experimentelle Ästhetik“, October 2011, Jena, Germany.