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Dr. Immo Schütz


Postdoctoral Researcher
Room: 343, Building F2
Telephone:+49 (0)641 99 26035
Fax: +49 (0)641 99 26119

Scientific Training


since 07/2015 Research Assistant, TU Chemnitz, Institute of Physics (Prof. Einhäuser-Treyer)




Dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.), Justus Liebig-University Giessen
11/2011- 05/2015

Research Assistant, Justus Liebig-University Giessen, General Psychology, Research group "Perception and Action" (Prof. Dr. Katja Fiehler)

03/2011 - 10/2011

Research Assistant, Philipps-University Marburg,
General Psychology and Psychophysiology (Prof. Dr. Katja Fiehler)

10/2005 - 02/2011

Studies of Psychology, Philipps-University Marburg, Degree awarded: Diplom
Thesis title: "Which frame of reference is used for spatial updating of reach targets in visual working memory?" (Supervisor: Dr. Katja Fiehler)




  • *Fiehler, K., *Schütz, I., Meller, T., & Thaler, L. (2015). Neural correlates of human echolocation of path direction during walking. Multisensory Research, 28, 195-226. (*equal contribution)
  • Schütz, I., Henriques, D.Y.P., & Fiehler, K. (2015). No effect of delay on the spatial representation of serial reach targets. Experimental Brain Research. 233 (4), 1225-1235.
  • Schütz, I., Henriques, D.Y.P., & Fiehler, K. (2013). Gaze-centered spatial updating in delayed reaching even in the presence of landmarks. Vision Research, 87, 46-52.
  • Fiehler, K., Schütz, I., & Henriques, D.Y.P. (2011). Gaze-centered spatial updating of reach targets across different memory delays. Vision Research, 51, 890-897. [PDF]


Conference proceedings


Oral presentations
  • Fiehler, K. & Schütz, I. (2014). Reference frames in delayed action. 56th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TEAP), Giessen, Germany, March 2014.

Poster presentations
  • Schütz, I., Klinghammer, M. & Fiehler, K. (2013). Partial visual feedback of the hand is sufficient to reduce gaze-dependent reaching errors. 43rd Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego (CA), USA, November 2013.

  • Schütz, I., Henriques, D. Y. P. & Fiehler, K. (2013). Landmarks reduce but not eliminate gaze-dependent errors in memory-guided reaching. 36th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Bremen, Germany, August 2013.
  • Schütz, I., Henriques, D. Y. P. & Fiehler, K. (2012). Increased allocentric coding in delayed vs. immediate reaching to sequential targets. 42nd Society for Neuroscience (SfN), New Orleans (LA), USA, October 2012.

  • Schütz, I., Henriques, D. Y. P. & Fiehler, K. (2011). Gaze-centered Spatial Updating in Delayed Reaching Even in the Presence of Allocentric Landmarks. 41st Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Washington (DC), USA, November 2011.