Cordula Vesper

in press

Vesper, C., Schmitz, L., & Knoblich, G. (in press). Modulating action duration to establish non-conventional communication. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.


Dötsch, D., Vesper, C., & Schubö, A. (2017). How you move is what I see: Planning an action biases a partner’s visual searchFrontiers in Psychology, 8, 77.

Schmitz, L., Vesper, C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2017). Co-representation of others' task constraints in joint action. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance43(8), 1480-1493.

Schwenke, D., Dshemuchadse, M., Vesper, C., Bleichner, M. G. & Scherbaum, S. (2017). Let’s decide together: Differences between individual and joint delay discounting. PlosONE, 12, 1-15.

Vesper, C., Abramova, E., Bütepage, J., Ciardo, F., Crossey, B., Effenberg, A., Hristova, D., Karlinsky, A., McEllin, L., Nijssen, S., Schmitz, L., & Wahn, B. (2017). Joint action: Mental representations, shared information and general mechanisms for coordinating with others. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 2039.


Loehr, J. & Vesper, C. (2016). The sound of you and me: Novices represent shared goals in joint actionQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 535-547

Lowe, R., Almer, A., Lindblad, G., Gander, P., Michael, J., & Vesper, C. (2016). On the role of cognitive-affective states in joint action. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 10, 88.

Vesper, C., Schmitz, L., Safra, L., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2016). The role of shared visual information for joint action coordination. Cognition, 153, 118-123.

Vesper, C., Schmitz, L., & Knoblich, G. (2016). Using Violations of Fitts’ Law to Communicate during Joint Action. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.),Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2219-2224). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Vesper, C., & Sebanz, N. (2016). Acting Together: Representations and Coordination Processes. In S. S. Obhi & E. S. Cross (Eds), Shared Representations: Sensorimotor Foundations of Social Life (pp. 216-235). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Vesper, C. (2014). How to support action prediction: Evidence from human coordination tasks. Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (pp. 655-659).

Vesper, C., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2014). Our actions in my mind: Motor imagery of joint action. Neuropsychologia, 55, 115-121.

Vesper, C. & Richardson, M. J. (2014). Strategic communication and behavioral coupling in asymmetric joint action. Experimental Brain Research, 232(9), 2945-2956.


Loehr, J.D., Kourtis, D., Vesper, C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2013). Monitoring individual and joint action outcomes in duet music performance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 1049-1061.

Vesper, C., Schmitz, L., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2013). Joint action coordination through strategic reduction in variability. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1522 - 1527). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Vesper, C., van der Wel, P. R. D., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2013). Are you ready to jump? Predictive mechanisms in interpersonal coordination. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39(1), 48-61.


Vesper, C., van der Wel, R.P.R.D., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2011). Making oneself predictable: Reduced temporal variability facilitates joint action coordination. Experimental Brain Research, 211, 517-530.


Vesper, C., Butterfill, S., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2010). A minimal architecture for joint action. Neural Networks, 23,998-1003.


Vesper, C., Soutschek, A., & Schubö, A. (2009). Motion coordination affects movement parameters in a joint pick-and-place taskQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 2418-2432.


van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T., Hunnius, S., Vesper, C., & Bekkering, H. (2008). You'll never crawl alone: Neurophysiological evidence for experience-dependent motor resonance in infancy. NeuroImage, 43, 808-814.

Vesper, C., Stork, S., & Schubö, A. (2008). Movement times in inter- and intrapersonal human coordination. Proceedings of the 2008 ECSIS Symposium on Learning and Adaptive Behaviors for Robotic Systems, 17-22.


Schubö, A., Vesper, C., Wiesbeck, M., & Stork, S. (2007). Movement coordination in applied human-human and human-robot interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4799, 143-154.