Dr. Claudia Araya

Research associate in the DFG project on research into the psychological implications of co-opetition

+49 (0) 651 201-2048


  • PhD in Psychology, 2024, Kyoto University
  • Undergraduate and graduate studies in psychology at the University of Costa Rica (2011-2017) and Kyoto University (2018-2020)


Research interests

Cognitive conflict, Cognitive flexibility, Working memory, Long-term memory


Selected publications

  • Araya, C., Oberauer, K., & Saito, S. (2023). Hebb Repetition Effects in Complex and Simple Span Tasks Are Based on the Same Learning Mechanism. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xlm0001290

  • Araya, C., Oberauer, K., & Saito, S. (2022). The Hebb repetition effect in complex span tasks: Evidence for a shared learning mechanism with simple span tasks. Memory & Cognition, 50(5), 925-940. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13421-021-01261-3