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Kolloquiumsvorträge vergangener Semester

SoSe 2021



14. April

Tim Kietzmann


Deep recurrent neural networks as a modelling framework for understanding the dynamic computations of human vision

21. April

Fulvio Domini


A deterministic approach to 3D vision

28. April

Bevil Conway

N.I.H., Bethesda

Beyond the rainbow: color encoding and decoding

04. Mai

Chiara Turati


Action and emotion understanding in infancy and early childhood

05. Mai

Michele Rucci


Active space-time encoding: the indissoluble link between vision and action

12. Mai

Josh McDermott


New Models of Human Audition via Machine Learning

18. Mai

Andreas Kalckert


Ownership, Agency, and the body – a conceptual clarification

19. Mai

Clare Press


Perceptual prediction: How do we render our experiences both veridical and informative?

01. Juni

Judy Ford

San Francisco

Predictive mechanisms in Schizophrenia

02. Juni

Jörn Diedrichsen

London, Canada

Where cognition and motor control meet: The organization of complex sequential action

08. Juni

Luc Tremblay


Can multisensory integration research close the “loop” with sensorimotor control models and their practical applications?

09. Juni

Ichiro Kuriki

Saitama, Japan

Representation of color in the human brain

16. Juni

Nancy Kanwisher


The functional and computational architecture of the human brain and mind

23. Juni

Paul Bays


Computational principles of visual integration

29. Juni

Olaf Dimigen


Electrophysiology in Active Vision

30. Juni

Birte Forstmann


Strategic decision-making: A model-based cognitive neuroscience approach

06. Juli

Felix Blankenburg


From Tactile Sensation to Action – an Attempt to Close the Loop

07. Juli

Linda Smith


Visual learning: Babies, bodies, and (implications for) machines

14. Juli

Stephanie Rossit


Brains, Actions and Objects - from neuropsychology to neuroscience and back


WiSe 2020/21



10. November

Irene Sperandio


Behavioural and neural correlates of size constancy

11. November

Isamu Motoyoshi


Analysis and utilization of texture information in the human visual system

24. November

Klaus Gramann

TU Berlin

Mobile Brain/Body Imaging to investigate natural spatial cognition

25. November

Mike Landy

New York

Multisensory cue integration and recalibration

1. Dezember

Andrea Kiesel


Self-organized task scheduling when multitasking

2. Dezember

Derek Arnold


An observer model of tilt perception and confidence

9. Dezember

Shin'ya Nishida

Kyoto University

Towards deeper understanding of material perception

15. Dezember

Birgit Nierula

MPI Leipzig

Body ownership and agency in immersive virtual environments

16. Dezember

Reuben Rideaux


Exploring and explaining motion perception using artificial networks

13. Januar

Martin Hebart


Revealing the multidimensional representation of objects in behavior and language

20. Januar

Katharina Dobs


The functional and computational architecture of face processing in visual cortex

27. Januar

Jenny Bosten


Individual and group differences in colour perception

3. Februar

Werner Schneider


Cognitive behavior of humans and animals: Introducing a situation model framework

9. Februar

Konstantina Kilteni

Karolinska Institute

Behavioral and neural mechanisms of somatosensory attenuation

10. Februar

Javier Vazquez-Corral


Perceptually-based gamut mapping

17. Februar

Yee Lee Shing


Memory development across the lifespan


SoSe 2020



29. April

Andrew B. Watson


The pyramid of visibility

6. Mai

Andrew Parker


How populations of neurons encode changes in the sensory stimulus: a study in depth

13. Mai


Laurence Maloney

New York

The bounded rationality of probability distortion

20. Mai


Martin Szinte


Premotor theory of attention or pre-attentional theory of motor preparation?

3. Juni


Maria Olkkonen


Learning object colors

10. Juni

Miriam Spering


Eye movements as sensitive readout of decision making

17. Juni


Bart Anderson


The ill-posed problems caused by construing perception as solving ill-posed problems: Conceptual paradoxes and resolutions

1. Juli


Robert Geirhos


Neural Networks love to cheat: shortcut learning in deep learning and beyond

8. Juli

Martin Rolfs

HU Berlin

Active visual perception and cognition


WiSe 2019/20


23. Oktober

Simon Rushton

Why are we sensitive to optic flow?

30. Oktober Gabriel Diaz
RIT, Rochester, USA

Perception and action in Virtual Reality

13. November Michael Barnett-Cowan
Waterloo, CA

Multisensory integration in real and virtual environments

19. November Martin Lotze
Functional representation of long-term motor training in healthy individuals and after cerebral stroke
20. November
Andreas Wutz

Alpha oscillations: A temporal event structure for visual perception

27. November

Birte Forstmann


Strategic decision-making: A model-based cognitive neuroscience approach

3. Dezember

Daniel Senkowski
Charité, Berlin

The role of neural oscillations for multisensory processing in healthy individuals and people with schizophrenia

4. Dezember

Claudio Guarnera

NTNU Norway

Computer vision for facial appearance acquisition: digital trickery for movie making

11. Dezember

Michael Dimitriou


A third dimension in sensorimotor control

17. Dezember

Hermann Müller

Neural Correlates of Predictive Error Perception

15. Januar

Matthias Gamer


Mechanisms of social attention

22. Januar

Alberto Testolin

Unsupervised deep learning models of visual perception

28. Januar

Lars Meyer

MPI, Leipzig

The role of slow-frequency neural oscillations in language comprehension

29. Januar

Rochelle Ackerley

CNRS Marseille

Exploring touch in humans: how single afferents contribute to complex sensations

5. Februar

Stephanie Rossit


Brains, Actions and Objects - from neuropsychology to neuroscience and back


Bozana Meinhardt-Injac


Age-related changes in perception and recognition of social signals from faces: behavioural and virtual reality studies


SoSe 2019


17. April

Huseyin Boyaci


Effect of expectations on perceptual thresholds

24. April

Alex Wade


Seeing motion in depth

7. Mai

Paul Sauseng


The role of oscillatory brain activity for executive functions

8. Mai


Lewis Griffin

UC London

Colour: Statistics, Categories & Geometry
29. Mai

Jochem Rieger


Attacking an old question with new tricks: Constructing models of perception with data driven statistical learning

5. Juni

Árni Kristjánsson

University of Iceland

How studies of human visual foraging can inform our conceptions of attention and working memory

12. Juni

Anna Montagnini

CNRS Marseille

Smooth pursuit eye movements as dynamic readout of sensory, motivational and inferential processing across different populations

19. Juni

Barry Lee

SUNY New York

The primate visual pathway and color vision

26. Juni

Daniel Kersten



2. Juli

Amelia Hunt


Capacity limits in visual processing

10. Juli

James Ferwerda

RIT Rochester

Visual models for realistic imaging

17. Juli

Katinka van der Kooij

The role of reward in shaping and motivating motor behavior


WiSe 2018/19


17. Oktober

Matthias Kümmerer

Saliency prediction in deep neural networks

24. Oktober Manuel Spitschan

Light and color in the non-image forming visual system

31. Oktober Laurent Goffart
Neural processes underlying the accurate foveation and tracking of a visual target
6. November Giacomo Novembre
Rethinking saliency: from perception to (re)action
7. November
Jan Philipp Röer

Irrelevant auditory information: What can be ignored and what can’t

13. November

Thomas Wolbers              Magdeburg

Spatial Navigation - a unique window into mechanisms of aging and dementia
14. November Dana Ballard


In large scale movements with a common goal humans use common postures

21. November

Sanjay Manohar

Reward and the cost of noise reduction in cognitive and motor control

5. Dezember

Ruth Rosenholtz

Capacity limits in visual processing

19. Dezember
Arezoo  Pooresmaeili         Göttingen

The impact of reward value on sensory perception and action planning

16. Januar

Simon Rushton

Why are we sensitive to optic flow?

23. Januar
Cristina de la  Malla

Eye-hand coordination in interception

30. Januar

Meike Ramon

Super-recognizers in criminal investigation – hype or hope?

6. Februar

Wilfried Kunde

Effect-based action control

13. Februar Floris de Lange

Brain signals for prediction in perception and cognition


SoSe 2018


11. April

Dorothea Hämmerer

Age differences in noradrenergic brain structures

17. April

Markus Lappe


Saccadic adaptation and visual perception

18. April Jean Vroomen
Maintaining coherence between the senses
25. April
Daniel Oberfeld

Sensory and cognitive aspects of auditory perception: Loudness of time-varying sounds and individual differences in cocktail-party listening

02. Mai

Hannes Saal


Multiple parallel pathways in the neural coding of touch: from periphery to cortex

14. Mai Jasna Martinovic

Cortical summation and attentional modulation of combined chromatic and luminance signals

15. Mai

Clare Press

The influence of action predictions on perception: Contrasting facilitation and cancellation models

12. Juni

Katja Mombaur


Optimal control of humanoid motion

20. Juni

Nick Scott-Samuel


Camouflage research: what we know, and what we’d like to know

04. Juli

Hendrikje Nienborg


Visual processing for context dependent perceptual decisions

10. Juli

Jeroen Smeets


Synergies in grasping


WiSe 2017/18


25. Oktober

Barbara Händel

Brain and body rhythms: on the relationship between movement and percept

01. November Andrew Glennerster
Coordinate frames for 3D vision in moving observers
08. November Anna Franklin
Colour categories and their origins
16. November Alice O'Toole
Human perception and memory for faces
22. November
Maarten Wijntjes

Material perception in unnatural images

28. November

Daniel Smith
What is the role of the oculomotor system in covert spatial attention?
29. November Ruth Krebs
Motivational influences on human cognition and behaviour

6. Dezember

Jean-Jacques Orban de Xivry

How the brain copes with aging: the case of visuomotor adaptation

13. Dezember

Constanze Hesse

Vision and cognition in action control: Recent studies on obstacle avoidance and optimal decision making during reaching

20. Dezember
Nicolas Rothen

On the links between perception and memory

10. Januar

Felix Wichmann
Object recognition in man and convolutional deep neural networks
16. Januar

Matthias Bethge


Visual abstraction in brains and machines

23. Januar

Anthony Atkinson


Effective Connectivity Between Nodes of the Action Observation Network Supports Understanding of Emotional Actions

31. Januar

Erhan Genc

Ben Gurion Bochum

Anatomical signature of general knowledge and fluid intelligence

6. Februar

Mathias Hegele


The Aging Mind in Small Motion: A window into age-related changes in sensorimotor learning
7. Februar

Rob van Lier


Illusory Vision: Filling in Color and Form


SoSe 2017


19. April

Gary Lupyan
Madison, Wisconsin

Top-down effects of language on perception

25. April

Matthias Müller

Neural dynamics of spatial and feature-based attention in early visual cortex of the human brain

03. Mai Pierre Jolicoeur
The cognitive neuroscience of spatial attention
31. Mai
Christoph Teufel

The role of visual top-down processing
in feature extraction

06. Juni

Andrea Desantis

How action structures perception:
the influence of action-outcome prediction on the perception of sensory events

14. Juni David Foster

Colour vision in the wild

21. Juni

Mel Goodale
London, Ca

How big is that box?
Differences in size constancy for
perception and action

28. Juni

Jan Koenderink

Koffka Award Lecture

12. Juli Bilge Sayim

Crowding and appearance in peripheral vision

17. Juli

Ulrich Ettinger


The dopamine transporter: From molecular imaging and pharmacology to cognition and clinical symptoms


WiSe 2016/17


11. Oktober

Takeo Watanabe &
Yuka Sasaki

Roles of attention and reward in perceptual learning

19. Oktober Bart Anderson
Coupled computations of shape, illumination, and material
26. Oktober Jan Koenderink
Brentano's Plerosis: Points, lines & edges
2. November Maria Olkkonen

Color memory and color constancy

9. November
Niko Troje

Perception of dynamics in human action: kinematics and body shape

22. November

Niko Busch
Alpha oscillations, excitability, and perceptual bias
30. November Matteo Lisi
Perceptual and saccadic localization of moving objects

7. Dezember

Christian Frings

Distractors for a better life! Irrelevant information shapes action regulation

14. Dezember

Andreas Bulling

Eye-based user modelling

11. Januar
Wolf Harmening

Single cell psychophysics

17. Januar

Alessandro Moscatelli
Combining tactile and hand motion: Constancy, priors and perceptual illusions
25. Januar

Laurent Madelain


Learning in the eye movement system

31. Januar

David Franklin


Feedforward and feedback learning
in sensorimotor control

1. Februar

Ilana Nisky

Ben Gurion University

Living in the past – how our brain copes with delayed information?

8. Februar

Daniel Braun


Biological information-processing principles for sensorimotor learning and decision-making


SoSe 2016


13.April Flip Philips

Cortical reorganisation following sensory loss: Why?

20. April Elena Azanon
Touch, space and the body
27. April Lars Muckli
Visual Predictions in different layers of visual cortex
04. Mai Susann Fiedler

Understanding prosociality through gaze behavior

10. Mai

Ivan Toni

Communicative action

31. Mai

Natalie Sebanz

How t(w)o act together: Planning, coordination,
and learning in joint action

01. Juni Fred Devinck
Neural correlates of the watercolor effect
08. Juni Betty Mohler

Using Virtual Reality to study space and body perception

15. Juni

Alexander Logvinenko

Color spaces for lights, objects and transparent media

21. Juni

Ruffin van Rullen

Perceptual cycles and waves

22. Juni

Vincent Hayward

The physics of touch shapes the early stages of neural somatosensory processing

29. Juni

Andrew Meltzoff


Koffka Award Lecture

05. Juli

Martin Eimer


Attention and working memory in touch and vision

06. Juli

Radoslaw Cichy


Towards a spatio-temporally resolved and algorithmically explicit account of visual cognition


WiSe 2015/16


14. Oktober Cheryl Olman
Does high-field, high-resolution fMRI offer any advantages for perception research?
21. Oktober Jan Koenderink
28. Oktober Anna Schubö
Attentional control in visual search - beyond top down and bottom-up
04. November Dirk Kerzel

Attentional capture in perception and action

11. November Vebjörn Ekroll

Understanding simultaneous colour contrast

18. November Jenny Read

What neural signal underlies human stereoscopic depth perception?

19. November

Patrick Haggard
Multisensory interactions and bodily self-awareness
25. November Sergio  Nascimento

Seeing colors in nature – what do we learn from spectral imaging

01. Dezember

Michael Wiertlewski

The role of friction in tactile rendering of natural scenes

09. Dezember Annette Werner

Colour ambiguity: what have we learnt from #thedress?

16. Dezember

Mark Wexler


Persistent states in vision

19. Januar

Bernhard Hommel


The theory of event coding: Representing things, actions, and people

27. Januar

Bart Krekelberg


Transcranial current stimulation: Myths and mechanisms

03. Februar

Flavia Filimon


Can allocentric spatial reference frames be explained using egocentric mechanisms?
10. Februar

Huseyin Boyaci


Lightness and its cortical correlates in context

16. Februar

Pieter Medendorp


Multimodal processing in spatial constancy and motor planning


SoSe 2015


15.April Jochen Braun
Dynamics of visual perception and collective neural activity
22. April Bevil Conway
Processing of color, faces and shapes in monkey visual cortex
29. April Dejan Todorovic
How shape from contours affects shape from shading
06. Mai Joost Dessing

Looking into the future; extrapolation for manual interception

27. Mai Claus Christian Carbon

Aesthetic dimensions of perception

03. Juni Baingio Pinna
Sassari, Italy

What is shape? New phenomena in the light of a new approach

17. Juni Arvid Herwig
Predicting object features across saccades
24. Juni Anja Hurlbert

The Limits of Colour Constancy

30. Juni

Martin Rolfs

Active visual memory: The impact of saccades beyond sensory stages of visual encoding

01. Juli Marc Guitart-Masip

Revisiting the role of dopamine in decision-making

01. Juli

Roland  Johansson

Koffka Award Lecture



Jean-Pierre  Bresciani


Perception and control of movement in virtual environments


Karl Friston


I am therefore I think

15. Juli

Michael Dorr


Visual efficient sensing for the perception-action loop

WiSe 2014/2015

29. Oktober Marina Bloj
Seeing and remembering colours
12. November Peter Neri
Natural scene interpretation controls visual extraction of local image features
19. November Ana Radonjic
Studying color constancy using natural tasks
26. November Marko Nardini

Learning and the organisation of brain mechanisms for sensory inference during childhood

03. Dezember David Souto
Motion interpretation and physical context
21. Januar David Brainard
Cortical population coding of surface lightness
28. Januar Brian White
Visual coding in the superior colliculus: From simple stimuli to natural dynamic scenes
04. Februar Niko Troje

Depth ambiguity and perceptual biases in biological motion perception


SoSe 2014

16. April Nick Ross
Oculomotor behavior in dynamic scenes and
visuomotor tasks.
23. April Ben Eppinger
Age-related changes in learning and decision-making
30. April Johan Wagemans
Not all Gestalts are equal: The encoding of parts and wholes in the visual cortical hierarchy
7. Mai Rob Ennis
The geometry of color space
28. Mai Roger Cholewiak
Vibrotactile pattern perception: Effects of space, place, and age
11. Juni Joan López-Moliner
Uncertainty and prediction in timing tasks
18. Juni Niko Kriegeskorte
Object vision and population code representation
25. Juni Thérèse Collins
To remap or not to remap: Spatiotopy and oculomotor plasticity
14.Juli Elizabeth Spelke

- Koffka award lecture -




WiSe 2013/2014

23. Oktober John Greenwood
The causes and correlates of individual differences in visual crowding
30. Oktober Axel Kohler
The Individual Basis of Conscious Visual Perception
6. November Zili Liu
A Bayesian computational approach to understand a visual motion illusion
13. November Eli Brenner
Visual limitations in the timing of interception
27. November Karin Pilz
Age-related changes in visual motion perception
4. Dezember Stephen Engel
Long term visual adaptation measured with altered reality
11. Dezember Tom Wallis
Sensitivity to gaze-contingent modifications of naturalistic movies
15. Januar Constantin Rothkopf
Perception and action: from receptive fields to value functions
29. Januar Andrew Stockman
Using visible distortion to dissect visual pathways: a common pathway for color and brightness
5. Februar Andreas Bartels
Colour, motion, and predictive coding in the human brain
12. Februar Reinhold Kliegl
Eye movements during reading



SS 2013

17. April Axel Lindner
Contributions of parietal and premotor cortex to prospective action planning and decision making as revealed by human fMRI
24. April Ian Thornton
The Multi-Item Localization (MILO) task
25. April Sunčica Zdravković
Novi Sad
Relevant perceptual conditions and cognitive factors for lightness judgement
22. Mai Harold Bedell
Characteristics of foveal contour interaction and crowding
29. Mai Christoph Schiller
Mesopic spectral sensitivity functions for the detection of objects

29. Mai Nils Haferkemper
Spectral characteristics of the pupil diameter
5. Juni Erhardt Barth
Efficient visual representations
3. Juli Ben Kunsberg
From Shading Flow to Surface in a Light Source Invariant Manner
10. Juli Steven Cholewiak
The tipping point: Visual estimation of the physical stability of three-dimensional objects


WS 2012/2013

17. Oktober Richard Krauzlis
NIH Bethesda
Subcortical control of spatial attention
7. November Mary Hayhoe
Control of gaze and attention in the context of behavior
14. November Dana Ballard
Modeling gaze during driving
28. November Felix Wichmann
A neural population code model for human visual pattern detection
5. Dezember Katja Dörschner
Motion, shape and surface material qualities
12. Dezember Anna Montagnini
CNRS Marseille
On the adaptivity of human eye movements to the visual constraints and the task requirements
16. Januar Markus Janczyk
Action effects as a source of specific interference
23. Januar Thomas Schenk
What has motor control to do with cognition?

30. Januar Tandra Ghose
Spatiotemporal interpolation: Perceiving objects that are not present in the stimulus
6. Februar Angelika Lingnau
The representation of actions in the human brain
13. Februar Aarlenne Khan
Attention in action

SS 2012

11. April Christoph Witzel
Categorical perception of color
02. Mai Roland Fleming
Towards a unified theory of 3D shape perception
23. Mai Matteo Toscani
Lightness perception and eye movements
30. Mai Matteo Valsecchi
Contributions of stereo information to the perception of natural scenes
05. Juni Stefan Everling
London, Canada
Neurophysiology and neuroanatomy of reflexive and voluntary saccades
13. Juni Bianca Wittmann
Motivational modulation of long-term memory
20. Juni Alexander Schütz
Look away - stimulus properties that repel fixation
27. Juni Jeroen Granzier
The effects of different materials on color constancy
04. Juli Koffka Award Lecture

WS 2011/12

26. Oktober Denis Pelli
New York
Visual sensitivity explained
02. November Frans Verstraten
Transparent motion makes adaptation transparent
08. November Pascal Mamassian
Uncertainty and confidence in visual perception
(Please note: different time and day!)
Tue, 18:15
16. November Zhuanghua Shi
Multisensory perception and action
21. November Céline Paeye
Saccadic adaptation by reinforcement
(Please note: different time and day!)
Mon, 11:30 R 318
30. November Rebekka Lencer
A model of smooth pursuit eye movements
in psychotic disorders
07. Dezember Tobias Heed
Reference frames for touch in action and perception
14. Dezember Rolland Baddeley
Why we look where we do
11. Januar Lore Thaler
Echolocation in blind pleople: Brain activitiy and behavior
18. Januar Peter Wühr
Working-memory as perception-action interface:
Evidence from studies on spatial S-R correspondence
01. Februar Joshua Solomon
Extracting visual statistics from multiple orientations and sizes
08. Februar Alexander Gail
Selecting among rule-based motor goals

SS 2011

20. April Frank Jäkel (Osnabrück) Categorization: from psychology to machine learning and back
27. April Werner Schneider
Shared control processes of covert visual attention, overt eye movements and visual working memory
4. Mai Jürgen Golz
Regularities in the chromatic interaction of light and surfaces as cues for colour constancy
18. Mai Simona Monaco
Neural substrates involved in processing three-dimensional object properties for grasping
30. Mai Bart Anderson
Contour and Surface Completion
8. Juni Thomas Otto
Noise and correlations in parallel perceptual decision making
15. Juni Philipp Sterzer
Ambiguities and conflicts in visual information processing
22. Juni Concetta Morrone & David Burr
29. Juni Heiner Deubel (München) Attentional landscapes before eye-hand movements
6.Juli Yves Trotter
Neuronal processing of 3D space in primates

WS 2010/2011

3. November Stefan Blaschke
Orienting Attention in Time in a Time Perception Task: Knowing “when” helps to know “how long”
10. November Alan Johnston
Visual time perception
17. November Elisabeth Hein
The role of features in object correspondence
24. November Roberta Klatzky
What is the modality of spatial perception? (Koffka Award Lecture)
1. Dezember Marianne Maeterns
The perception of brightness and its measurement
8. Dezember Ziad Hafed
Neural mechanisms for generating and compensating for the smallest possible saccades
15. Dezember Steve Shevell
The perception of colors seen in context
19. Januar Fred Hamker
Peri-saccadic perception
26. Januar Peter König
On the relation of action & perception
2. Februar Marc Himmelbach
Visual streams - a simple story becomes complex

SS 2010

14. April Carsten Bogler
Multivariate decoding reveals successive computational stages of saliency processing
28. April Martin Giesel
The color of stuff: Effects of material on the color appearance of real objects
4. Mai Stefan Glasauer
Human behaviour as probabilistic dynamical system
18. Mai Paul Glimcher
(New York)
The neurobiology of decision
26. Mai Kurt Debono
Oculoceptive fields for smooth pursuit eye movements
8. Juni Ron van Beers
Role of sensory and motor noise in motor learning
22. Juni Michael Morgan
Visual geometry and eye movements
29. Juni Ulrich Ettinger
Molecular and behavioural genetic studies of oculomotor, cognitive and neuroimaging phenotypes

WS 2009/2010

14. Oktober Melissa Vo
The time course of initial scene processing
28. Oktober Lukas Kaim
Exploratory movement optimization in active touch
4. November Urs Kleinholdermann
Grasping this and grasping that
11. November Owino Eloka
Effects of changing object form during grasping movements
18.November Lisa Scocchia
(FIAS Frankfurt)
Crossing the borders of perceptual and motor systems: a psychophysical contribution
25. November Maria Olkkonen
Perception of surface reflectance under real-world illumination
2. Dezember Zhaoping Li
(UC London)
Using eye tracking of gaze shifts to study visual search with or without object recognition
7. Dezember Janette Atkinson
(UC London) und
Oliver Braddick
Koffka-Award: Visual development
16. Dezember Larissa Albantakis
The encoding of alternatives in multiple-choice decision making
13. Januar Felix Wichmann
(TU Berlin)
Does cognitive science need kernels?
20. Januar Constantin Rothkopf
(FIAS Frankfurt)
Modeling visuomotor behavior in natural tasks from an optimal control perspective
27. Januar Thomas Schmidt
Criteria for unconscious cognition: Three types of dissociations
3. Februar Sabine Raphael
(UC San Diego, L-Lab Paderborn)
Rods and cones in the twilight zone

SS 2009

22. April Sascha Serwe
Integrating visual and haptic information
29. April Paul Martin
Marmoset color vision: physiology and anatomy
6. Mai Philipp Urban
(TU Darmstadt)
How to construct a Euclidean color space by distorting a non-Euclidean color space
19. Mai Antonino Casile
A fresh view at the monkey mirror neuron system
27. Mai Vebjørn Ekroll
Individual differences as a tool for understanding contextual effects on color perception
3. Juni Reinhard Lakes-Harlan
Insect audition and psychophysics
9. Juni Benjamin Tatler
Eye movements during scene viewing
17. Juni Bruno Olshausen
Learning to factorize form and motion from natural movies
24. Juni Casimir Ludwig
Spatial and temporal properties of saccadic eye movements
30. Juni Denise Henriques
Multisensory interactions and recalibration in motor control
8. Juli Dagmar Wismeijer
3D cue combination in spontaneous eye movements
21. Juli Bevil R. Conway
Color mechanisms in macaque extrastriate globs

WS 2008/2009

22. Oktober Thomas Schmidt
Playing with your inner zombie: Perception, attention, and motor control without visual awareness
28. Oktober Manfred Fahle
Perzeptuelles Lernen
5. November Claes von Hofsten
Koffka Award presentation
12. November Laurence Maloney
(New York)
The economics of speeded movement
18. November Uwe Mattler
Werden Erwartungen zu Systemen verbunden?
26. November Yazhu Ling
A new system of colour preference: sex, culture and age.
2. Dezember Patrick Cavanagh
(Paris; Harvard)
The Coordinates of Attention
9. Dezember Geoff Loftus
Eyewitness Testimony and the Law: Seeing Things at a Distance
10. Dezember Geoff Loftus
Hypothesis testing: Curse or abomination?
16. Dezember Uta Wolfensteller
Bei rot musst Du was? Die Abbildung von S-R Regeln im Gehirn
14. Januar Anna Seydell
Learning to behave optimally in a probabilistic environment.
21. Januar Daniel Kiper
Virtual reality and neurorehabilitation
28. Januar Christian Frings
Cognitive Inhibition in Perception and Action
4. Februar David Souto
Attention and target selection for smooth pursuit eye movements
11. Februar Antje Nuthmann
Fixation duration in scene viewing: Experimental data and computational modeling

SS 2008

15. April Robert O'Shea
(Otago, NZ)
Similarities and differences between monocular rivalry and binocular rivalry
16. April Wolfgang Einhäuser-Treyer
Attention in Real-World Scenes - from Psychophysics to Computational Vision
23. April Michael Dorr
Modellierung und Lenkung von Augenbewegungen in natürlichen Szenen
30. April Volker Blanz
6. Mai Fred Hamker
Peri-saccadic receptive field dynamics
20. Mai Simone Schütz-Bosbach
(MPI Leipzig)
Gemeinsame Repräsentation von Handlungen und Handlungsattribution
27. Mai Matthias Bethge
(MPI Tübingen)
Coding of natural images
11. Juni Tom Freeman
Do we have direct access to motion during smooth pursuit eye movement?
18. Juni Urs Kleinholdermann
The control of grasping movements
25. Juni Maria Olkkonen
Color naming and color constancy

WS 2007/2008

17. Oktober Marcus Grüschow
Chromatic responses in the human brain
23. Oktober Graham Barnes
The role of expectancy and volition in predictive and reactive components of smooth pursuit eye movements
31. Oktober Nicola Bruno
Illusions, visual perception, and visually guided action: support for two visual systems or experimental artifact?
7. November Astrid Kappers
Visual and haptic perception of space
14. November Marty Banks
Koffka award lecture
21. November Benjamin Tatler
Understanding where we look: what salience can't tell us
27. November Alessandro Farné
Multisensory perception for action
28. November Laurent Madelain
Control of smooth pursuit and saccades by consequences
5. Dezember Ulrich Ansorge
Contingent capture by color
12. Dezember David Melcher
Trans-saccadic perception
18. Dezember Christina Konen
Functional characteristics of topographic maps in human posterior parietal cortex
19. Dezember Jeroen Smeets
Grasping inconsistent perception
8. Januar Silke Schicktanz
Das Elend mit dem Ethos: Wie erkennt und behandelt man ethische Problemen bei der Forschung mit Mensch und Tier?
9. Januar Jochem Rieger
Natural Vision: Neuronal processing and the determination of mental states
16. Januar Daniel Wollschläger
The influence of layered scene representations on color appearance
23. Januar Thomas Schenk
A re-evaluation of the perception/action model by Milner and Goodale
29. Januar Ferdinand Binkofski
Das Spiegelneuronensystem - Physiologie und therapeutische Ansätze
30. Januar Hauke Heekeren
Neural Systems involved in human perceptual decision making
5. Februar Kevin O'Regan
Empirical confirmations of a sensorimotor approach to phenomenal feel
6. Februar Tom Troscianko
Colour and illumination in natural scenes

SS 2007

18. April Wolf Kienzle
A non-parametric model for bottom-up eye movement control
25. April Anna Seydell
Sensorimotor decision-making in a probabilistic environment
2. Mai Lukas Kaim
Signalintegration bei aktiver haptischer Formwahrnehmung unter Variation von Kraft und Geschwindigkeit der exploratorischen Bewegung
9. Mai Sascha Serwe
Perception of multi-sensory directional information during goal directed pointing movements
23. Mai Martin Stritzke
Eye-hand coordination can be altered by feedback
30. Mai Maria Olkkonen
Memory colour effects on colour appearance under various illuminants
5. Juni Tony Belpaeme
Does everyone think about colour in the same way? An argument for language influencing colour category acquisition
6. Juni Gunther Heidemann
Spatio-chromaticity for computer vision
13. Juni Constanze Hesse
Die Nutzung visueller Information bei der Planung und Ausführung von Greifbewegungen
20. Juni Alexander Schütz
Contrast sensitivity during the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements
25. Juni Martin Giesel
The influence of chromatic distributions on chromatic discrimination

WS 2006/2007

25. Oktober Michael Bach
Phenomena and illusions in visual perception
1. November Casper Erkelens (Utrecht) The nature of prediction in smooth pursuit eye movements
8. November Aline Bompas
Sensorimotor aspects of color vision
15. November Toni Saarela
Spatial and temporal effects in contrast masking
21. November Lucia Vaina
(Boston University)
Impairment on optic flow processing: fMRI and psychophysics
28. November Jan Koenderink
Pictorial shape
29. November Andrea van Doorn
Pictorial relief for equiluminant images
13. Dezember John-Dylan Haynes
"Brain reading": Decoding conscious and unconscious mental states from brain activity in humans
20. Dezember Lore Thaler
(Columbus, Ohio)
Effects of phase on shape perception from texture: Psychophysics and modeling
10. Januar Philippe Lefèvre
Why is the cooperation beween saccades and smooth pursuit so important?
17. Januar Bevil Conway
Specialized extrastriate modules for color processing?
24. Januar Jürgen Konczak
(University of Minnesota)
Kinästhetische Wahrnehmung bei Basalganglien-Störungen
31. Januar Anya Hurlbert
Colour constancy and colour memory for real objects
7. Februar Anna Montagnini
Smooth pursuit eye movements and perception of motion

SS 2006

26. April Klaus Richter
Unterscheidung von kleinen und grossen Farbabständen und ihr Zusammenhang
17. Mai Florian Waszak
Two routes to action: Intention-based and stimulus-based mechanisms in action selection
24. Mai Andrei Gorea
On the relationship between motor and perceptual behaviour – A signal detection theory framework
31. Mai Andrew Stockman Human cone light adaptation: from behavioral measurements to molecular mechanisms
7. Juni Pierre Bayerl
Attention to visual motion - a computational approach
14. Juni Jan L. Souman
Motion perception during smooth pursuit eye movements
21. Juni Rainer Mausfeld
Die Organisationsweise von Farbe im Wahrnehmungssystem und die Wahrnehmung von Materialfarben
28. Juni Boris Velichkovsky
Studies on Eye Movements, Cognition and Communication
5. Juli Bruce Bridgeman
(Santa Cruz)
Perception and action in visual orientation
12. Juli Bill Geisler
(U Texas)
Bayesian Natural Scene Statistics
20. Juli Michael S. Landy
Discrimination, pattern identification and cortical coding
29. August Sergei Gepshtein
(Brain Science Institute, RIKEN)
The economics of motion perception

WS 2005/2006

26. Oktober Michael Niedeggen
Wie beeinflusst Aufmerksamkeit die visuelle Bewegungswahrnehmung?
2. November Jochen Triesch
Explorations into visual coding and visual memory
9. November Lindsay T. Sharpe What is luminance?
16. November Anna Ma-Wyatt
(Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute)
Visual constraints on motor performance
23. November Ralf Engbert
Microsaccades: A microcosm for research in oculomotor control, attention, visual perception
30. November Uwe J. Ilg
Augenbewegungen, Bewegungsanalyse und endliche Rechenkapazität
7. Dezember Simon Watt
(University of Wales)
Perceiving depth in virtual scenes: Focus cues do matter
14. Dezember Hannah Smithson
Colour space mapped by the reverse Stroop effect
11. Januar Dirk Kerzel
(Université de Genève)
Neues vom Fröhlich Effekt
18. Januar Jochen Müsseler
Sensorische und motorische Prozesse etablieren den wahrgenommenen Raum: Evidenz durch eine relative Wahrnehmungstäuschung
25. Januar Christoph Rasche (Zürich) Searching for visual category representations: starting with shape perception
1. Februar Iain D. Gilchrist
Control of saccadic eye movements
8. Februar Tim Ledgeway (Nottingham) Mechanisms of motion perception

SS 2005

20. April Kenneth Knoblauch In search of the neural substrate of transparency perception
27. April Colin Clifford
Coupling of colour and orientation processing in human vision
3. Mai Josef Zihl
Zur Neuropsychologie der Blickbewegungen
4. Mai Daniel Kiper (Zürich) Studying form and color vision using Glass patterns
24. Mai Petra Stoerig
25. Mai Rufin van Rullen
Attention-driven discrete sampling of motion perception
7. Juni Jean-Rene Duhamel A parieto-frontal network for selective visual attention in non-human primates
8. Juni Peter De Graef (Leuven) Objects popping out of schemas: Putting object perception back in context
14. Juni Onur Güntürkün
(Uni Bochum)
Besser den Spatz in der Hand als die Taube auf dem Dach: Wie Neurone subjektive Präferenzen errechnen
15. Juni Hansjörg Scherberger
Decoding arm movement plans from cognitive control signals
21. Juni Eckart Altenmüller
Music production and perception as emotional communication: neurobiological foundations
6. Juli Werner X. Schneider (München) On the coupling of selection-for-action an selection-for-perception: Recent studies
20. Juli Martin S. Banks
Why pictures look right when viewed from the wrong place

WS 2004/2005

27. Oktober Anne-Marie Brouwer
Predicting a ball's landing location: the role of acceleration, expansion and head movement
2. November Thomas Münte
Irren ist menschlich: neurale Korrelate der menschlichen Fehlerverarbeitung
3. November Nathalie Ziegler
Laufende Doktorarbeit: Endogene und exogene Aufmerksamkeits-Shifts bei glatten Augenfolgebewegungen
9. November Matthew W. Crocker
Incremental spoken language understanding in visual contexts: evidence from eye-tracking and a computational model
10. November Jutta Billino und
Lars Pracejus
Laufende Doktorarbeit: Störungen der visuellen Wahrnehmung: Farbe (Lars Pracejus) und Bewegung (Jutta Billino)
17. November Lindsay Sharpe
Visual function and the cone photoreceptor mosaic
23. November Stefan Schweinberger
Neuronale Repräsentationen von Gesichtern
24. November Knut Drewing
Integration of cues within active touch
7. Dezember Christian Büchel
8. Dezember Denise de Grave
Eye and hand movements in the Brentano illusion
14. Dezember Guillaume Masson
From 1D to 2D via 3D: Surface motion integration for the visual stabilisation of gaze
15. Dezember Marc O. Ernst