Experimental Psychology



Spering, M., & Schmidt, T. (2017). Allgemeine Psychologie 1 kompakt:

Wahrnehmung, Aufmerksamkeit, Denken, Sprache (3. Aufl.). Weinheim: Beltz


  • Schmidt, T., & Schmidt, F. (2018). An accumulator model for primes and targets with independent activation rates: Basic equations for average response times. arXiv:1804.08513 [q-bio.NC].
  • Haberkamp, A., Biafora, M., Schmidt, T., & Weiß, K. (2018). We prefer what we fear: A response preference bias mimics attentional capture in spider fear. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 53, 30-38.
  • Schmidt, T. (2016). Sources of false positives and false negatives in the STATCHECK algorithm: Reply to Nuijten et al. (2015). arXiv:1610.01010 [q-bio.NC].
  • Panis, S., & Schmidt, T. (2016). What is shaping RT and accuracy distributions? Active and selective response inhibition causes the Negative Compatibility Effect. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28, 1651-1671.
  • Schmidt, T., Hauch, V., & Schmidt, F. (2015). Mask-triggered thrust reversal in the Negative Compatibility Effect. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, 2377-2398.
  • Schmidt, T. (2015). Invisible stimuli, implicit thresholds: Why invisibility judgments cannot be interpreted in isolation. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 11, 31-41.
  • Schmidt, F., Weber, A., & Schmidt, T. (2014). Activation of response force by self-splitting objects: Where are the limits of feedforward gestalt processing? Journal of Vision, 14(9):20, 1-16.
  • Evers, K., Panis, S., Torfs, K., Steyaert, J., Noens, I, & Wagemans, J. (2014). Disturbed interplay between mid- and high-level vision in ASD? Evidence from a contour identification task with everyday objects. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 801-815.
  • Panis, S. & Hermens, F. (2014). Time-course of spatial contextual interference: Event history analyses of simultaneous masking by nonoverlapping patterns. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40, 129-144.
  • Schmidt, T. (2014). Behavioral criteria of feedforward processing in rapid-chase theory: some formal considerations. arXiv: 1405.5792v2 [q-bio.NC]
  • Haberkamp, A., & Schmidt, T. (2014). Enhanced visuomotor processing of phobic images in blood-injury-injection fear. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28, 291-300.
  • Schmidt, F. & Schmidt, T. (2014). Rapid information processing of viewpoint-invariant symmetry. Psychological Research, 78, 37-54. pdf
  • Schmidt, F. & Schmidt, T. (2013a). No difference in flanker effects for sad and happy schematic faces: A parametric study of temporal parameters. Visual Cognition, 21, 382- 398.  Figures Appendix
  • Grainger, J.E., Schmidt, T., & Herzog, M.E. (2013). Two primes priming: Does feature integration occur before response activation? Journal of Vision, 13(8):19, 1-10.
  • Schmidt, F., & Schmidt, T. (2013b). Grouping principles in direct competition. Vision Research, 88, 9-21.
  • Haberkamp, A., Schmidt, F., & Schmidt, T. (2013). Rapid visuomotor processing of phobic images in spider- and snake-fearful participants. Acta Psychologica, 144, 232-242.
  • Seydell-Greenwald, A., & Schmidt, T. (2012). Rapid activation of motor responses by illusory contours. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 1168-1182. pdf
  • Panis, S., Wagemans, & op de Beeck, H.P. (2011). Dynamic norm-based encoding for unfamiliar shapes in human visual cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 1829-1843.
  • Schmidt, F., Haberkamp, A., & Schmidt (2011). Dos and don'ts in response priming research. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 7, 120-131. pdf
  • Keller, P. E., Weber, A., & Engel, A. (2011). Practice makes too perfect: Fluctuations in loudness indicate spontaneity in musical improvisation. Music Perception, 29, 109-114.
  • Schmidt, T., Haberkamp, A., Veltkamp, G. M., Weber, A., Seydell-Greenwald, A., & Schmidt, F. (2011). Visual processing in rapid-chase systems: Image processing, attention, and awareness.Frontiers in Psychology, 2:169. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00169.
  • Williams, A.E, Arzola, G.M., Strutt, A.M., Simpson, R., Jankovic, J., & York, M.K. (2011). Cognitive outcome and reliable change indices two years following bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 2011 Feb 10. pdf
  • Schmidt, T., Miksch, S., Bulganin, L., Jäger, F., Lossin, F., Jochum, J., & Kohl, P. (2010). Response priming driven by local contrast, not subjective brightness. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72,1556-1568. pdf
  • Schmidt, F., & Schmidt, T. (2010). Feature-based attention to unconscious shapes and colors. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72, 1480-1494. pdf
  • Schmidt, T., & Heumüller, V. C. (2010). Probability judgments of agency: Rational or irrational? Consciousness & Cognition, 19, 1-11.pdf (uncorrected proof)
  • Torfs, K., Panis, S., & Wagemans, J. (2010). Identification of fragmented object outlines: A dynamic interplay between different component processes. Visual Cognition, 18, 1133-1164.
  • Sassi, M., Vancleef, K., Machilsen, B., Panis, S., & Wagemans, J. (2010). Identification of everyday objects on the basis of Gaborized outline versions. i-Perception, 1, Article 121.
  • Gillebert, C.R., op de Beeck, H.P., Panis, S., & Wagemans, J. (2009). Subordinate categorization enhances the neural selectivity in human object-selective cortex for fine shape differences. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21, 1054-1064.
  • Panis, S., & Wagemans, J. (2009). Time-course contingencies in perceptual organization and identification of fragmented object outlines. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 661-687.
  • Schmidt, T. (2009). The binding problem and the coherence of perception. In W. P. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Consciousness (pp. 147-158). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Schmidt, T., & Schmidt, F. (2009). Processing of natural images is feedforward: A simple behavioral test. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71, 594-606. pdf
  • Moritz, S., Voigt, K., Arzola, M., & Otte, C. (2008). When the half full glass is appraised as half empty and memorized as completely empty: Mood-congruent true and false recognition in depression is modulated by salience. Memory, Sep25, 1-11.
  • Moritz, S., Wendt, M., Jelinek, L., Ruhe, C., & Arzola, G. M. (2008). No disadvantage for the processing of global visual features in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14, 489-493.
  • Panis, S., de Winter, J., Vandekerckhove, J., Wagemans, J. (2008). Identification of everyday objects on the basis of fragmented outline versions. Perception, 37, 271-289.
  • Panis, S., Vangeneugden, J., op de Beeck, H.P., & Wagemans, J. (2008). The representation of subordinate shape similarity in human occipitotemporal cortex. Journal of Vision, 8, Article 9.
  • Panis, S., Vangeneugden, J., & Wagemans, J. (2008). Similarity typicality, and category-level matching of morphed outlines of everyday objects. Perception, 37, 1822-1849.
  • Schmidt, T., & Seydell, A. (2008). Visual attention amplifies response priming of pointing movements to color targets. Perception & Psychophysics, 70, 443-455. pdf
  • Schmidt, T. (2007). Measuring unconscious cognition: Beyond the zero-awareness criterion. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 3, 275-287. pdf
  • Vandekerckhove, J., Panis, S., Wagemans, J. (2007). The concavity effect is a compound of local and global effects. Perception & Psychophysics, 69, 1253-1260.
  • Vath, N., & Schmidt, T. (2007). Tracing sequential waves of rapid visuomotor activation in lateralized readiness potentials. Neuroscience, 145, 197-208. pdf (uncorrected proof)
  • Schmidt, T., & Lee, E.Y. (2006). Spatial memory organized by environmental geometry. Spatial Cognition & Computation, 6, 345-368. pdf
  • Schmidt, T., Niehaus, S., & Nagel, A. (2006). Primes and targets in rapid chases: Tracing sequential waves of motor activation. Behavioral Neuroscience, 120, 1005-1016. pdf
  • Schmidt, T., & Vorberg, D. (2006). Criteria for unconscious cognition: Three types of dissociation. Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 489-504. pdf
  • Schmidt, T. (2006). Learning under anesthesia: Checking the light in the fridge? Commentary on Deeprose & Andrade (2005). Consciousness & Cognition, 15, 24-27. pdf (uncorrected proof)
  • Germeys, F., de Graef, P., Panis, S., van Eccelpoel, C., & Verfaillie, K. (2004). Transsaccadic integration of bystander locations. Visual Cognition, 11, 203-234.
  • Schmidt, T. (2004). Spatial distortions in visual short-term memory: Interplay of intrinsic and extrinsic reference systems. Spatial Cognition & Computation, 4, 313-336. pdf
  • Diedrichsen, J., Werner, S., Schmidt, T., & Trommershäuser (2004). Immediate spatial distortion of pointing movements induced by visual landmarks. Perception & Psychophysics, 66, 89-103. pdf
  • Vorberg, D., Mattler, U., Heinecke, A., Schmidt, T., & Schwarzbach, J. (2004). Invariant time-course of priming with and without awareness. In C. Kaernbach, E. Schröger & H. Müller (Eds.), Psychophysics Beyond Sensation: Laws and Invariants of Human Cognition (pp. 273-290). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Schmidt, T., & Vath, N. (2003). Verfolgungsjagd durch das Gehirn. Sehen wir unsichtbare Farben? Georgia Augusta, 2, 143-150. pdf
  • Schmidt, T., Werner, S., & Diedrichsen, J. (2003). Spatial distortions induced by multiple visual landmarks: How local distortions combine to produce complex distortion patterns. Perception & Psychophysics, 65, 861-873. pdf
  • Vorberg, D., Mattler, U., Heinecke, A., Schmidt, T., & Schwarzbach, J. (2003). Different time-courses for visual perception and action priming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 100, 6275-6280.
  • Schmidt, T. (2002). The finger in flight: Real-time motor control by visually masked color stimuli. Psychological Science, 13, 112-118.
  • Schmidt, T. (2000). Visual perception without awareness: Priming responses by color. In T. Metzinger (Ed.), Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Empirical and Conceptual Questions (pp. 157-169). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Werner, S. & Schmidt, T. (2000). Investigating spatial reference systems through distortions in visual memory. In C. Freksa, C. Habel, W. Brauer & K.F. Wender (Eds.), Spatial Cognition II: Integrating Abstract Theories, Empirical Studies, Formal Methods, and Practical Applications (pp. 169-183). Berlin: Springer.
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