in press

Bonalumi, F., Michael, J. & Heintz, C. (In Press, Mind & Language), Perceiving commitments: When we both know that you’re counting on me.

Cross, L., Atherton, G., & Sebanz, N. (in press). Intentional Synchronisation Affects Automatic Imitation and Source Memory. Scientific Reports.

Green, A., Siposova, B., Kita, S., & Michael, J. (Accepted, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology), ‘Stopping at Nothing: Two-Year-Olds Differentiate Between Interrupted and Abandoned Goals’

Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (in press). Progress in Joint Action Research. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Westra, E., Terrizzi, B., van Baal, S., Beier, J., & Michael, J. (In press, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology) , ‘Beyond avatars and arrows: Testing the mentalizing and submentalizing hypotheses with a novel entity paradigm’.


Constable, M. D., Becker, M. L., Oh, Y. I., & Knoblich, G. (2021). Affective compatibility with the self modulates the self-prioritisation effect. Cognition and Emotion, 35(2), 291-304.
Goupil, L., Wolf, T., Saint‐Germier, P., Aucouturier, J. J., & Canonne, C. (2021). Emergent Shared Intentions Support Coordination During Collective Musical Improvisations. Cognitive Science, 45(1), e12932.
Michael, J., Chennells, M., Nolte, Ooi, J., Griems, J., London Personality and Mood Disorder Network, T, Christensen, W King-Casas, B., Fonagy, P. & Montague, R. (2021), Probing Commitment in Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research,

Schmitz, L., Knoblich, G., Deroy, O., & Vesper, C. (2021). Crossmodal correspondences as common ground for joint action. Acta Psychologica, 212,

Van der Wel, R.P.R.D., Becchio, C., Curioni A. & Wolf, T. (2021) Understanding joint action: Current theoretical and empirical approaches. Acta Psychologica, 215,

Zamm, A., Debener, S., Konvalinka, I., Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G. (2021). The Sound of Silence: An EEG study of how musicians time pauses in individual and joint music performance. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 16, 31-42,


Begus, K., Curioni, A., Knoblich, G., & Gergely, G. (2020). Infants understand collaboration: Neural evidence for 9-month-olds’ attribution of shared goals to coordinated joint actions. Social Neuroscience15(6), 655-667.
Constable, M.D., & Knoblich, G. (2020) Sticking together? Re-binding previous other-associated stimuli interferes with self-verification but not partner-verification. Acta Psychologica, 210(103167). doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2020.103167

Curioni, A., Knoblich, G., Sebanz, N., Sacheli, L. (2020) The engaging nature of interactive gestures. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0232128.

Cross, L., Michael, J., Wilsdon, L., Henson, A., & Atherton, G. (2020), Still Want to Help? Interpersonal Coordination’s Effects on Helping Behaviour After a 24 Hour Delay,’ Acta Psychologica), 206, 103062.

Elekes, F., & Sebanz, N. (2020). Effects of a partner's task on memory for content and source. Cognition, 198

Kourtis, D., Jacob, P., Sebanz, N., Sperber, D., & Knoblich, G. (2020). Making sense of human interaction benefits from communicative cues. Scientific Reports,

Lev-Ari, S., & Sebanz, N. (2020). Interacting with multiple partners improves communication skills. Cognitive Science, 44, e12836.

McEllin, L., Knoblich, G. & Sebanz, N. (2020). Synchronicities that shape the perception of joint action. Scientific Reports, 1015554.

Michael, J., Felber, A., and McEllin, L. (2020), ‘Prosocial Effects of Coordination: What, Why and How?’, Acta Psychologica 207, 103083.

Miton, H., Wolf, T., Vesper C., Knoblich G., Sperber D. (2020). Motor constraints influence cultural evolution of rhythm, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 287,

Ooi, J., Siew, C., Butterfill, S., Lemola, S., Michael, J. (corresponding author), & Walasek, L., (2020), ‘Interpersonal Functioning in Borderline Personality Disorder Traits: A Social Media Perspective’, Nature: Scientific Reports 10, 1068 (2020).

Sabu, S., Curioni, A, Vesper, C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2020). How does a partner’s motor variability affect joint action? PLoS ONE

Simonsen, A., Mahnkeke, M. I., Fusaroli, R., Wolf, T., Roepstorff, A., Michael, J., ... & Bliksted, V. (2020). Distinguishing Oneself from Others: Spontaneous Perspective-Taking in First Episode Schizophrenia and its relation to Mentalizing and Psychotic Symptoms. Schizophrenia Bulletin Open

Strachan, J., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2020). Skill and Expertise in Joint Action. In E. Fridland & C. Pavese (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Skill and Expertise. London, UK: Routledge.

Strachan, J. W., & Török, G. (2020). Efficiency is prioritised over fairness when distributing joint actions. Acta Psychologica, 210, 103158.

Strachan, J. W., Constable, M. D., & Knoblich, G. (2020). It goes with the territory: Ownership across spatial boundaries. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance46(8), 789.

Székely, M., & Michael, J. (2020). The Sense of Effort: A Cost-Benefit Theory Of The Phenomenology Of Mental Effort. Forthcoming in Review of Philosophy and Psychology. Retrieved from

Vignolo, A., Sciutti, A., & Michael, J. (2020). Using Robot Adaptivity to Support Learning in Child-Robot Interaction. In International Conference on Social Robotics (pp. 428-439). Springer, Cham.

Voinov, P. V., Call, J., Knoblich, G., Oshkina, M., Allritz, M. (2020). Chimpanzee coordination and potential communication in a two-touchscreen turn-taking game. Scientific Reports,

Wolf, T., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2020). Adaptation to unstable coordination patterns in individual and joint actions. PLOS ONE15(5), e0232667.

Woźniak, M., Hohwy, J. (2020). Stranger to my face: top-down and bottom-up effects underlying prioritization of images of one’s face. PLoS ONE, 15(7): e0235627

Bonalumi, F., Isella, M., & Michael, J. (2019). Cueing implicit commitmentReview of Philosophy and Psychology, 1-20
Clarke, S., McEllin, L., Francová, A., Székely, M., Butterfill, S. A., & Michael, J. (2019). Joint action goals reduce visuomotor interference effects from a partner’s incongruent actionsNature: Scientific reports9(1), 1-9.
Constable, M. D., Elekes, F., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2019). Relevant for us? We-prioritization in cognitive processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45 (12), 1549-1561.
Curioni A, Sebanz N, Knoblich G (2019). Joint Action in Humans – A Model for Human-Robot Interactions. In: Goswami A, Vadakkepat P (eds). Humanoid Robotics: A Reference. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht. 
Curioni, A., Vesper, C., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2019). Reciprocal information flow and role distribution support joint action coordinationCognition, 187, 21-31.
Dockendorff, M., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2019). Deviations from optimality should be an integral part of a working definition of SMC: Comment on" The body talks: Sensorimotor communication and its brain and kinematic signatures" by Pezzulo et alPhysics of life reviews28, 22.
Essa, F., Sebanz, N., & Diesendruck, G. (2019). The automaticity of children’s imitative group bias. Cognitive Development52, 100799.
Mills, P. F., Harry, B., Stevens, C. J., Knoblich, G., & Keller, P. E. (2019). Intentionality of a co-actor influences sensorimotor synchronisation with a virtual partnerQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology72(6), 1478-1492.
Kourtis, D., Woźniak, M., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2019). Evidence for we-representations during joint action planning. Neuropsychologia131, 73-83.
Liang, Y., Wolf, T., Török, G., Székely, M., & Michael, J. (2019, May 9). Comparing effort perception in individual and joint action contexts. Retrieved from
Michael, J., Gutoreva, A., Lee, H. M., Tan, P. N., Bruce, E. M., Székely, M., … Ludvig, E. A. (2019) Decision-makers use social information to update their preferences—but choose for others as they do for themselvesJournal of Behavioral Decision Making, 1-16. DOI: 10.1002/bdm.2163
Michael, J & Szigeti A. (2019) The Group Knobe Effect Evidence that People Intuitively Attribute Agency and Responsibility to GroupsPhilosophical Explorations. 22(1), 44-61.
Ooi, J., Francóva, A., Székely, M., & Michael, J (2019). The Sense of commitment in individuals with borderline personality disorder traits in a non-clinical population, Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9: 519. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00519
Török, G., Pomiechowska, B., Csibra, G., & Sebanz, N. (2019). Rationality in Joint Action: Maximizing Coefficiency in Coordination. Psychological Science30(6), 930-941.
Powell, H., & Michael, J. (2019). Feeling committed to a robot: why, what, when and how?. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 374(1771), 20180039.
Strachan, J. W., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2019). The role of emotion in the dyad inversion effect. PloS One14(7).
Strachan, J. W., Smith, A. K., Gaskell, M. G., Tipper, S. P., & Cairney, S. A. (2019). Investigating the formation and consolidation of incidentally learned trust. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
Székely, M., Powell, H., Vannucci, F., Rea, F., Sciutti, A., & Michael, J. (2019). The perception of a robot partner’s effort elicits a sense of commitment to human-robot interactionInteraction Studies20(2), 234-255.

Vignolo, A., Powell, H., McEllin, L., Rea, F., Sciutti, A., & Michael, J. (2019, October). An adaptive robot teacher boosts a human partner’s learning performance in joint action. In 2019 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (pp. 1-7). IEEE.
Vignolo, A., Sciutti, A., Rea, F., & Michael, J. (2019, November). Spatiotemporal Coordination Supports a Sense of Commitment in Human-Robot Interaction. In International Conference on Social Robotics (pp. 34-43). Springer, Cham.
Wolf, T., Vesper, C., Sebanz, N., Keller, P. E., & Knoblich, G. (2019). Combining Phase Advancement and Period Correction Explains Rushing during Joint Rhythmic Activities. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 9350.
Wozniak, M., & Knoblich, G. (2019). Self-Prioritization of Fully Unfamiliar StimuliQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1747021819832981


Bing, R., & Michael, J. (2018). Overcoming the uncanny valley through shared stressful experience with a humanoid robot. Journal of Emerging Investigators.

Chennells, M & Michael, J (2018). Effort and performance in a cooperative activity are boosted by the perception of a partner’s effort, Nature: Scientific Reports (2018) 8:15692 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-34096-1

Curioni A, Sebanz N, Knoblich G (2018) Can we identify others' intentions from seeing their movements? Comment on “Seeing mental states: An experimental strategy for measuring the observability of other minds” by Cristina Becchio et al., Physics of Life Reviews, 84-87.

de Bruin, L. & Michael (2018) Prediction Error Minimization as a Framework for Social Cognition ResearchJournal of Erkenntnis pp. 1-20.

Freundlieb, M., Kovács, A. M., & Sebanz, N. (2018). Reading your mind while you are reading – Evidence for spontaneous visuospatial perspective-taking during a semantic categorization task. Psychological Science, 29(4), 614-622.

Lewis, P. A., Knoblich, G., & Poe, G. (2018). How memory replay in sleep boosts creative problem solving. Trends in Cognitive Science, 22, 491-503.

McEllin, L., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2018). Distinct kinematic markers of demonstration and joint action coordination? Evidence from virtual xylophone playing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44(6), 885-897.

McEllin, L., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2018). Imitation from a Joint Action PerspectiveMind and Language33(4), 342–354.

McEllin, L., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2018). Identifying others' informative intentions from movement kinematics. Cognition, 180, 246-258.

Michael, J., & Székely, M. (2018). The developmental origins of commitmentJournal of Social Philosophy49(1), 106-123.

Michael, J., Wolf, T., Letesson, C., Butterfill, S., Skewes, J., & Hohwy, J. (2018). Seeing it both ways: Using a double-cuing task to investigate the role of spatial cuing in Level-1 visual perspective-taking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance44(5), 693.

Michael, J., Székely, M., & Christensen, W. (2018) Using episodic memory to gauge implicit and/or indeterminate social commitments. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X1700142X

Milward, S. J., & Sebanz, N. (2018). Imitation of coordinated actions: How do children perceive relations between different parts?PloS one13(1), e0189717.

Nagatsu, M, Larsen, L, Karabegovic, M, Székely, M,  Mønster, D. & Michael, J. (2018) Making good cider out of bad apples -- Signaling expectations boosts cooperation among would-be free riders, Judgment and Decision Making 13 (1), 137-149

Sakurada, T., Knoblich, G., Sebanz, N., Muramatsu, S. I., & Hirai, M. (2018). Probing links between action perception and action production in Parkinson's disease using Fitts' law. Neuropsychologia111, 201-208.

Schmitz, L., Vesper, C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2018). Co-actors Represent the Order of Each Other’s Actions. Cognition, 181, 65-79.

Schmitz, L., Vesper, C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2018). When height carries weight: Communicating hidden object properties for joint action. Cognitive Science, 42(6), 2021-2059.

Székely, M., & Michael, J. (2018). Investing in commitment: Persistence in a joint action is enhanced by the perception of a partner’s effort. Cognition174, 37-42. 

Wolf, T., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2018). Joint Action coordination in expert-novice pairs: Can experts predict novices’ suboptimal timing? Cognition, 178, 103-108.  DOI:10.1016/j.cognition.2018.05.012 

Woźniak M, Kourtis D, Knoblich G (2018) Prioritization of arbitrary faces associated to self: An EEG study. PLoS ONE 13(1): e0190679

Woźniak, M. (2018). "I" and "Me": The self in the context of consciousness. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1656.


Curioni, A., Minio-Paluello, I., Sacheli, L. M., Candidi, M., & Aglioti, S. M. (2017). Autistic traits affect interpersonal motor coordination by modulating strategic use of role-based behaviorMolecular autism8(1), 23

de Bruin, L., & Michael, J. (2017). Prediction error minimization: Implications for Embodied Cognition and the Extended Mind Hypothesis. Brain and Cognition. 112, 58-63

Elekes, F., Varga, M., Király, I. (2017). Level-2 perspectives computed quickly and spontaneously: Evidence from eight –to nine-year-old childrenBritish Journal of Developmental Psychology. 10.1111/bjdp.12201

Freundlieb, M., Sebanz, N., & Kovács, A. M. (2017). Out of your sight, out of my mind: Knowledge about another person’s visual access modulates spontaneous visuospatial perspective-taking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(6), 1065- 1072.

Hohwy, J., Michael, J. (2017). Why should any body have a self? In: The Subject’s matter: Self-consciousness and the body. Vignemont, F., Alsmith, A. (eds.). MIT Press

Knauff, M., & Knoblich, G. (2017). Logisches Denken. In Allgemeine Psychologie (pp. 533-585). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Michael, J. (2017). Music Performance as Joint Action. In The Routledge Companion to Embodied Music Interaction (pp. 160-166). Routledge.

Michael, J., & Székely, M. (2017). Goal slippage: a mechanism for spontaneous instrumental helping in infancy?Topoi, 1-11.

Michael, J., & Salice, A. (2017). The Sense of Commitment in Human–Robot Interaction.International Journal of Social Robotics, 1-9.9 (5), 755-763

Novembre, G., Knoblich, G., Dunne, L., & Keller, P. E. (2017). Interpersonal synchrony enhanced through 20 Hz phase-coupled dual brain stimulation. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience12(4), 662-670.

Pezzulo, G., Iodice, P., Donnarumma, F., Dindo, H., & Knoblich, G. (2017). Avoiding accidents at the champagne reception: A study of joint lifting and balancing. Psychological science28(3), 338-345.

Salice, A., & Michael, J. (2017). Joint commitments and group identification in human-robot interaction. In Sociality and Normativity for Robots (pp. 179-199). Springer, Cham

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.

Vesper, C., Schmitz, L., & Knoblich, G. (2017). Modulating action duration to establish non-conventional communication. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 1722-1737.

Voinov, P. V., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2017). Perceptual judgments made better by indirect interactions: Evidence from a joint localization task. PLoS ONE12(11), e0187428.


Christensen, W., & Michael, J. (2016). From two systems to a multi-systems architecture for mindreading. New Ideas in Psychology, 40, 48-64

Dewey, J., & Knoblich, G. (2016). Representation of Self vs. Others’ Actions. In S. S. Obhi & E. S. Cross (Eds), Shared Representations: Sensorimotor Foundations of Social Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

Elekes, F., Varga, M., Király, I. (2016). Evidence for spontaneous level-2 perspective taking in adults. Consciousness and Cognition, 41, 93-103. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2016.02.010

Elekes, F., Bródy, G., Halász, E., Király, I (2016). Enhanced encoding of the co-actor’s target stimuli during a shared non-motor task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Doi: 10.1080/17470218.2015.1120332

Freundlieb, M., Kovács, Á. M., & Sebanz, N. (2016). When do humans spontaneously adopt another’s visuospatial perspective? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(3), 401- 412.

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.

Michael, J. (2016). What Are Shared Emotions (for)? Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 412.

Michael, J. & Christensen, W. (2016). Flexible goal attribution in early mindreadingPsychological Review, 123(2), 219-227

Michael, J, Sebanz, N, & Knoblich G., (2016), Observing Joint Action: Coordination Creates Commitment, Cognition 157, pp 106-113.

Milward, S. J., & Sebanz, N. (2016). Mechanisms and development of self–other distinction in dyads and groups. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 371(1686), 20150076.

Peter F. Dominey, Tony J. Prescott, Jeannette Bohg, Andreas K. Engel, Shaun Gallagher, Tobias Heed, Matej Hoffmann, Günther Knoblich, Wolfgang Prinz, and Andrew Schwartz (2016). Implications of Action-Oriented Paradigm Shifts in Cognitive Science. In A. K. Engel, K. J. Friston, and D. Kragic (Eds.): The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science (Strüngmann Forum Reports, 18, pp. 333-356). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

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. 
Wahn, B., Schmitz, L., Koenig, P., & Knoblich, G. (2016). Benefiting from Being Alike: Interindividual Skill Differences Predict Collective Benefit in Joint Object Control. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2747-2752). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


Candidi, M., Curioni, A., Donnarumma, F., Sacheli, L. M., & Pezzulo, G. (2015). Interactional leader–follower sensorimotor communication strategies during repetitive joint actions. Journal of the Royal Society Interface12(110), 20150644.

Böckler, A., Eskenazi, T., Sebanz, N., & Rueschemeyer, S. A. (2015). (How) observed eye-contact modulates gaze following. An fMRI study. Cognitive Neuroscience, 1-12. 

Böckler, A., Wilkinson, A., Huber, L., & Sebanz, N. (2015). Social Coordination: from Ants to Apes. In The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience (ed. S. V. Shepherd), Wiley.

Eskenazi, T., Rueschemeyer, S.-A., de Lange, F.P., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2015). Neural correlates of observing joint actions with shared intentionsCortex, 70, 90-100.

Lugli, L., Iani, C., Milanese, N., Sebanz, N., & Rubichi, S. (2015). Spatial Parameters at the Basis of Social Transfer of LearningJournal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41, 840-849.

Michael, J. (2015). Cultural learning and the reliability of the intentional stance. In Munoz-Suárez, C. (Ed.) Content and Consciousness 2.0: Four Decades After (Studies in Brain and Mind Series, vol 7). Springer, pp: 163-184. Response by Daniel Dennett, pp: 216-218.

Michael, J., Bogart, K., Tylen, K., Østergaard, J.R., Krueger, J., & Fusaroli, R. (2015). Training in compensatory strategies enhance rapport in interactions involving people with Möbius Syndrome. Frontiers in Endovascular and Interventional Neurology.,Volume 6, article 213.

Michael, J. & D’Ausilio, A. (2015). Domain-Specific and Domain-General Processes in Social Cognition – A Complementary Approach. Consciousness and Cognition. 18, 434-437.

Michael, J. & DeBruin, L. (2015). How direct is social perception? Consciousness and Cognition. 36, 373-375.

Michael, J. (2015) Putting unicepts to work: A teleosemantic perspective on the infant mindreading puzzle, Synthese, DOI: 10.1007/s11229-015-0850-x

Michael, J., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2015). The sense of commitment: a minimal approachFrontiers in psychology6.

Ramenzoni, V.C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2015). Synchronous Imitation of Continuous Action Sequences: The Role of Spatial and Topological Mapping. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41, 1209-1222.

Steglich-Petersen, A. & Michael, J. (2015), Why Desire Reasoning is Developmentally Prior to Belief Reasoning. Mind & Language, 30: 526–549. doi: 10.1111/mila.12089

Van der Wel, R.P.R.D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2015). A joint action perspective on embodiment. In Y. Coello & M. Fischer (Eds), Foundations of Embodied Cognition (165-181). Oxford, UK: Psychology Press.


Baus, C., Sebanz, N., de la Fuente, V., Branzi, F. M., Martin, C., & Costa, A. (2014). On predicting others' words: Electrophysiological evidence of prediction in speech production. Cognition,133, 395-407.

Böckler, A., Hoemke, P., & Sebanz, N. (2014). Invisible Man: Exclusion from shared attention affects gaze behavior and self-reports. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 140-148..

Böckler, A., Timmermans, B. Sebanz, N., Vogeley, K., & Schilbach, L. (2014). Effects of observing eye contact on gaze following in high-functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(7), 1651-1658.

Dewey, J. A., & Knoblich, G. (2014). Do implicit and explicit measures of the sense of agency measure the same thing? PLoS ONE, 9(10):e110118.

Dewey, J. A., Pacherie, E., & Knoblich, G. (2014). The phenomenology of controlling a moving object with another person.Cognition, 132(3), 383-397.

He, X., Sebanz, N., Sui, J., & Humphreys, G. W. (2014). Individualism-collectivism and interpersonal memory guidance of attention. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 54, 102-114.

Kourtis, D., Knoblich, G., Wozniak, M., & Sebanz, N. (2014). Attention allocation and task representation during joint action planningJournal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(10), 2275-86.

Michael, J. (2014). Towards a consensus about the role of empathy in interpersonal understandingTopoi Vol. 33 (1): 157-172. 

Michael, J., Christensen, W. & Overgaard, S. (2014). Mindreading as social expertise. Synthese 191:817-840. 

Michael, J. &  Fardo, F. (2014). What (if anything) is shared in pain empathy? A critical discussion of De Vignemont and Jacob’s (2012) theory of the neural substrate of pain empathy. Philosophy of Science 81 (January 2014): 154-160.

Michael, J. & Pacherie, E. (2014). On Commitments and other uncertainty reduction tools in joint actionJournal of Social Ontology.

Michael, J., Sandberg, K., Skewes. J., Wolf, T., Blicher, J., Overgaard, M. & Frith, C. (2014). Continuous theta burst demonstrates a causal role of premotor homunculus in action interpretationPsychological Science 25: 963-972. 

Oláh K., Elekes F., Bródy G., Király I. (2014). Social Category Formation is Induced by Cues of Sharing Knowledge in Young Children. PLOS ONE 9(7): e101680.

Öllinger, M., Jones, G., & Knoblich, G. (2014). The dynamics of search, impasse, and representational change provide a coherent explanation of difficulty in the nine-dot problem. Psychological Research, 78(2), 266-275.

Öllinger, M., Jones, G., & Knoblich, G. (2014). Insight and search in Katona’s Five-Square problem. Experimental Psychology. 61(4), 263-272.

Ramenzoni, V., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2014). Scaling-up perception-action links: Evidence from synchronization with individual and joint action.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40, 1551-1565. 

van der Wel, R.P.R.D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2014). Do people automatically track others' beliefs? Evidence from a continuous measure. Cognition, 130(1), 128-133.

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


Böckler, A., & Sebanz, N. (2013). Linking joint attention and joint action. In J. Metcalfe & H. Terrace (Eds.), Joint Attention and Metacognition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Colling, L., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2013). How does "mirroring" support joint action? Cortex, 29, 2964-2965.

Eskenazi, T., Doerrfeld, A., Logan, G.D., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2013). Your words are my words: Effects of acting together on encoding. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 1026-1034.

Kourtis, D., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2013). History of interaction and task distribution modulate action simulation.Neuropsychologia, 51, 1240-1247.

Kourtis, D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2013). Predictive representation of other people's actions in joint action planning: An EEG study. Social Neuroscience, 8, 31-42.

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.

Loehr, J.D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2013). Joint action: From perception-action links to shared representations. In W. Prinz, M. Beisert, & A. Herwig, Tutorials in Action Science (pp. 333-353). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Maister, L., Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G., & Tsakiris, M. (2013). Experiencing ownership over a dark-skinned body reduces implicit racial bias. Cognition, 128, 170-178.

Michael, J. & Macleod, M. (2013). Applying the causal theory of reference to intentional concepts. Philosophy of Science 80 (2): 212-230.

Overgaard, S. & Michael, J. (2013). The interaction theory of social cognition - a critique. Philosophical Psychology DOI: 10.1080/09515089.2013.827109.

Öllinger, M., Jones, G., & Knoblich, G. (2013). Cognitive mechanisms of insight: The role of heuristics and representational change in solving the 8-coin problem. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 931-939.

van der Wel, R.P.R.D., & Knoblich, G. (2013). Cues to agency: Time can tell. In J. Metcalfe & H. Terrace, Joint Attention and Metacognition. New York: Oxford University Press.

van der Wel, R.P.R.D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2013). Action perception from a common coding perspective. In K. Johnson and M. Schiffrar (Eds.). People Watching: Social, Perceptual and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception(pp. 101-119). New York: Oxford University Press.

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.

Wu, L., Knoblich, G., & Luo, J. (2013). The role chunk tightness and chunk familiarity in problem solving: Evidence from ERPs and fMRI. Human Brain Mapping, 34(5), 1173-1186.


Böckler, A., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2012). Effects of co-actor's focus of attention on task performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38(6),1404-1415.

Böckler, A., & Sebanz, N. (2012). A co-actor's focus of attention affects stimulus processing and task performance: An ERP study. Social Neuroscience., 7, 565-577.

Doerrfeld, A., Sebanz, N., & Shiffrar, M. (2012). Expecting to lift a box together makes the load look lighterPsychological Research, 76, 467-475.

Eskenazi, T., Rotshtein, P., Grosjean, M., & Knoblich, G. (2012). The neural correlates of Fitts's law in action observation: an fMRI study. Social Neuroscience, 7, 30-41..

Eskenazi, T., van der Wel, R., & Sebanz, N. (2012). Mechanisms of skilled joint action performance. In A. M. Williams & N. J. Hodges (Eds.), Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice (pp. 229-246). New York: Routledge.

Kourtis, D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2012). EEG correlates of Fitts's law during preparation for action. Psychological Research, 76, 383-387.

Van der Wel, R. P. R. D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2012). The sense of agency during skill learning in individuals and dyads. Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 1267-1279.


Atmaca, S., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2011). The joint Flanker effect: Sharing tasks with real and imagined co-actorsExperimental Brain Research, 211, 371-385.

Böckler, A., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2011). Giving a helping hand: Effects of joint attention on mental rotation of body partsExperimental Brain Research, 211, 531-545.

Böckler, A., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2011). Observing shared attention modulates gaze following. Cognition, 120, 292-298

Butterfill, S., & Sebanz, N. (2011). Joint action: What is shared? (Introduction to special issue). Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2, 137-146.

Hauser, M(artha), Knoblich, G., Repp, B., Lautenschlager, M., Gallinat, J., Heinz, A., & Voss, M. (2011). Altered sense of agency in schizophrenia and putative psychotic syndrome. Psychiatry Research186, 170-176.

Knoblich, G., Butterfill, S., & Sebanz, N. (2011). Psychological research on joint action: theory and data. In B. Ross (Ed.),The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 54 (pp. 59-101), Burlington: Academic Press.

Milanese, N., Iani, C., Sebanz, N., & Rubichi, S. (2011). Contextual determinants of the social transfer of learning effect. Experimental Brain Research, 211, 415-422.

Obhi, S. S., & Sebanz, N. (Eds.) (2011). Moving together: Towards understanding the mechanisms of joint action. Experimental Brain Research, 211, 329-336.

Streuber, S., de la Rosa, S., Knoblich, G., Sebanz, N., & Buelthoff, H.H. (2011).The effect of social context on the use of visual information. Experimental Brain Research. 214, 273-284

Tsai, J. C. C., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2011). On the inclusion of externally controlled actions in action planning.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37, 1407-1419.

Tsai, C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2011). The GROOP effect: Groups mimic group actions. Cognition118, 135-140.

van der Wel, R.P.R.D., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2011). Let the force be with us: Dyads exploit haptic coupling for coordination. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance1420-1431

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.

Wilkinson, A., Sebanz, N., Mandl, I., & Huber, L. (2011). No evidence of contagious yawning in the red-footed tortoise Geochelone carbonaria. Current Zoology, 57, 477-484.


Böckler, A., Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2010). Socializing cognition. In B. Glatzeder, V. Goel, & A. Mueller (Eds.),Perspectives on Thinking (pp. 233-250). Heidelberg: Springer.

Carrion, R., Keenan, J., P., & Sebanz, N. (2010). A truth that's told with bad intent: An ERP study of deceptionCognition, 114, 105-110.

Heed, T., Habets, B., Sebanz, N, & Knoblich, G. (2010). Others' actions reduce cross-modal integration in peripersonal spaceCurrent Biology, 20, 1345-1349.

Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2010). Mirror Neurons. In Bruce Goldstein (Ed.) Sage Encyclopedia of Perception.

Kourtis, D., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2010).Favouritism in the motor system: Social interaction modulates action simulation. Biology Letters, 6, 758-761.

Leube, D. T., Knoblich, G., Erb, M., Schlotterbeck, P., & Kircher, T. J. (2010). The neural basis of disturbed efference copy mechanism in patients with schizophrenia. Cognitive Neuroscience, 1, 111-117.

Sebanz, N. & Knoblich, G. (2010). Embodied Perception. In Bruce Goldstein (Ed.) Sage Encyclopedia of Perception.

Spivey, M. J., Dale, R., Knoblich, G., & Grosjean, M. (2010). Do curved reaching movements emerge from competing perceptions? A reply to van der Wel et al. (2009). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 251-254.

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


Bach, P., Gunter, T. C., Knoblich, G., Prinz, W., & Friederici, A. D. (2009). N400-like negativities in action perception reflect the activation of two components of an action representation. Social Neuroscience, 4, 212-232.

Eskenazi, T., Grosjean, M., Humphreys, G. W., & Knoblich, G. (2009). The role of motor simulation in action perception: A neuropsychological case study. Psychological Research, 73, 477-485.

Galantucci, B., & Sebanz, N. (2009). Joint action: Current perspectives. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1, 255-259.

Knoblich, G., & Repp, B. (2009). Inferring agency from sound. Cognition, 111, 48-262.

Luo, J., Knoblich, G., & Lin, C. (2009). Neural correlates of insight phenomena. In E. Kraft, E. Poeppel, & B. Gulyas (Eds.),Neural Correlates of Thinking. Heidelberg: Springer.

Öllinger, M., & Knoblich, G. (2009). Psychological research on insight problem solving. In H. Atmanspacher and H. Primas (Eds.), Wolfgang Pauli's philosophical ideas and contemporary science. Berlin: Springer.

Repp, B., & Knoblich, G. (2009). Performed or observed keyboard actions affect pianists' judgments of relative pitchQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 2156-2170.

Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2009). Jumping on the ecological bandwagon? Mind the gap! European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 1230-1233.

Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2009). Prediction in Joint Action: What, when, and where. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1, 353-367.

Sebanz, N., & Shiffrar, M. (2009). Detecting deception in a bluffing body: The role of expertise. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16, 170-175.

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.

Wu, L., Knoblich, G., Wei, G., & Luo, J. (2009). How perceptual processes help to generate new meaning: An EEG study of chunk decomposition in Chinese characters. Brain Research, 1296, 104-112.


Atmaca, S., Sebanz, N., Prinz, W., & Knoblich, G. (2008). Action co-representation: The joint SNARC effect. Social Neuroscience, 3, 410-420.

Knoblich, G. (2008). Motor contributions to action perception. In R. Klatzky, B. MacWhinney, & M. Behrmann: Embodiment, Ego-Space, and Action (The 34th Carnegie Symposium on Cognition). New York: Psychology Press.

Knoblich, G. & Öllinger, M. (2008). Problemlösen und logisches Schließen [Problem solving and reasoning]. In J. Müsseler (Ed.), Allgemeine Psychologie, 2nd ed. (pp. 552-598). Heidelberg: Spektrum.

Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2008). Evolving intentions for social interaction: From entrainment to joint action. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 363, 2021-2031

Öllinger, M., Jones, G., & Knoblich, G. (2008). Investigating the effect of mental set on insight problem solving. Experimental Psychology, 55, 270-282.

Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (2008). From mirroring to joint action. In: Wachsmuth, I., Lenzen, M., & Knoblich, G. (Eds.).Embodied Communication (pp. 129-150). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G., & Humphreys., G. (2008). "Cognitive Ethology" for Humans: Inconvenient Truth or Attentional Deficit? British Journal of Psychology, 99, 347-350.

Wachsmuth, I., & Knoblich, G. (Eds.) (2008). Modelling Communication with Robots and Virtual Humans. Berlin: Springer.

Wachsmuth, I., Lenzen, M., & Knoblich, G. (Eds.) (2008). Embodied Communication. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wachsmuth, I., Lenzen, M., & Knoblich, G. (2008). Introduction to Embodied Communication: Why communication needs the body. In I. Wachsmuth, M. Lenzen, & G. Knoblich (Eds.), Embodied Communication (pp. 1-28). Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Grosjean, M., Shiffrar, M., & Knoblich, G. (2007). Fitt's law holds in action perception. Psychological Science, 18, 95-99.

Keller, Knoblich, & Repp (2007). Pianists duet better when they play with themselves. Consciousness and Cognition, 16, 102-111.

Luo, J., & Knoblich, G. (2007). Studying insight with neuroscientific methods. Methods, 42, 77-86.

Repp, B. H., & Knoblich, G. (2007). Action can affect auditory perception. Psychological Science, 18, 6-7.

Repp, B. H., & Knoblich, G. (2007). Towards a psychophysics of agency: Detecting gain and loss of control over auditory action effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33, 469-482.

Sebanz, N. (2007). The emergence of self: Sensing agency through joint action. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 14, 234-251.

Sebanz, N., & Lackner, U. (2007). Who's calling the shots? Intentional content and feelings of control. Consciousness and Cognition, 16, 859-876.

Sebanz, N., Rebbechi, D., Knoblich, G., Prinz, W., & Frith, C. D. (2007). Is it really my turn? An event-related fMRI study of task sharingSocial Neuroscience, 2, 81-95.

Sebanz, N., & Shiffrar, M. (2007). Bodily bonds: Effects of Social Context on Ideomotor Movements. Attention and Performance, XXII. Oxford University Press.


Bosbach, S., Knoblich, G., Reed, C., Cole, J., & Prinz, W. (2006). Body inversion effect without body sense: Insights from deafferentation. Neuropsychologia, 44, 2950-2958.

Knoblich, G. (2006). An introduction to intention and action in body perception: The body as the actor's tool. In G. Knoblich, I. M. Thornton, M. Grosjean, & M. Shiffrar (Eds.), Perception of the human body. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Knoblich, G. & Öllinger, M. (2006). Einsicht und Umstrukturierung beim Problemlösen [Insight and restructuring in problem solving]. In J. Funke (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Denken und Problemlösen. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Knoblich, G., & Öllinger, M. (2006). Lautes Denken [Thinking aloud]. In J. Funke & P. A. Frensch, (Eds.): Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie. Goettingen: Hogrefe.

Knoblich, G., & Öllinger, M. (2006). The Eureka moment. Scientific American Mind, 10/2006, 38-43.

Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. (2006). The social nature of perception and action. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 99-104.

Knoblich, G., Thornton, I., Grosjean, M., & Shiffrar, M. (2006). Human Body Perception from the Inside Out: Integrating Perspectives on Human Body Perception. In G. Knoblich, I. M. Thornton, M. Grosjean, & M. Shiffrar (Eds.), Perception of the human body. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Knoblich, G., Thornton, I., Grosjean, M., & Shiffrar, M. (Eds.) (2006). Perception of the human body. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Koch, I., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2006). Handlungsplanung und Handlungssteuerung [Action planning and action control]. In J. Funke & P. A. Frensch, (Eds.): Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie. Goettingen: Hogrefe.

Luo, J., Niki, K., & Knoblich, G. (2006). Perceptual contributions to problem solving: Chunk decomposition of Chinese characters. Brain Research Bulletin, 70, 430-443.

Öllinger, M., Jones, G., & Knoblich, G. (2006). Heuristics and Representational Change in Two-Move Matchstick Arithmetic Tasks. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 2, 239-253.

Öllinger, M., & Knoblich, G. (2006). Das Lösen einfacher Probleme [Solving simple problems]. In J. Funke & P. A. Frensch, (Eds.): Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Öllinger, M., & Knoblich, G. (2006). Einsicht [Insight problem solving]. In J. Funke & P. A. Frensch, (Eds.): Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Prinz, W., Dennett, D., & Sebanz, N. (2006). Towards a science of volition. In N. Sebanz & W. Prinz (Eds.), Disorders of Volition. MIT Press.

Sebanz, N. (2006). It takes two to ... . Scientific American Mind, 52-57.

Sebanz, N. (2006). Eins und eins macht mehr als zwei. [One plus one is more than two]. Gehirn & Geist, 7-8, 22-27.

Sebanz, N., Bekkering, H., & Knoblich, G. (2006). Joint action: Bodies and minds moving together. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 10, 70-76.

Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G., Prinz, W., & Wascher, E. (2006). Twin Peaks: An ERP study of action planning and control in co-acting individuals. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 859-870.

Sebanz, N., & Prinz, W. (Eds.) (2006). Disorders of Volition. MIT Press.

Thornton, I. M., & Knoblich, G. (2006). Action perception: Seeing the world through a moving body. Current Biology, 16, R27-R29.


Bach, P., Knoblich, G., Gunter, T. C., Friederici, A. D., & Prinz, W. (2005). Action comprehension: Deriving spatial and functional relations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31, 465-479.

Bosbach, S., Cole, J., Prinz, W., & Knoblich, G. (2005). Inferring another's expectation from action: The role of peripheral sensation. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 1295-1297.

Goldman, A., & Sebanz, N. (2005). Simulation, mirroring, and a different argument from error. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 320.

Knoblich, G., & Öllinger, M. (2005). Vom Geistesblitz getroffen [Struck by inspiration]. Gehirn und Geist, 11/2005.

Knoblich, G., & Öllinger, M., & Spivey, M. (2005). Tracking the eyes to obtain insight into insight problem solving. In G. Underwood (Ed.), Cognitive Processes in Eye Guidance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2005). Linking perception and action: An ideomotor approach. In H.-J. Freund, M. Jeannerod, M. Hallett, & R. C. Leiguarda (Eds.), Higher-order motor disorders (pp. 79-104). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Knoblich, G., & Sebanz, N. Agency in the face of error (2005). Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 259-261.

Rieger, M., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2005). Compensation for and adaptation to changes in the environment. Experimental Brain Research, 163, 487-502.

Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2005). How two share a task: Corepresenting Stimulus-Response mappings. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31, 1234-1246.

Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G., Stumpf, L., & Prinz, W. (2005). Far from action blind: Representation of others´ actions in individuals with autism. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 22, 433-454.

Spivey, M., Grosjean, M., & Knoblich, G. (2005). Continuous attraction toward phonological competitors: Thinking with your hands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 10393-10398.

Wachsmuth, I., & Knoblich, G. (2005). Embodied Communication in humans and machines. AI Magazine, 26, 85-86.

Wilson, M., & Knoblich, G. (2005). The case for motor involvement in perceiving conspecifics. Psychological Bulletin, 131, 460-473.


Flach, R., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2004a). Recognizing one's own clapping: The role of temporal cues. Psychological Research, 11, 147-156.

Flach, R., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2004b). The two-thirds power law in motion perception: When do motor anticipations come into play? Visual Cognition, 11, 461-481.

Jordan, J. S., & Knoblich, G. (2004). Spatial perception and control. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11, 54-59.

Knoblich, G., & Kircher T. (2004). Deceiving oneself about being in control: Conscious detection of changes in visuo-motor coupling. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 30, 657-666.

Knoblich, G., Stottmeister, F., & Kircher, T. (2004). Self-monitoring in patients with schizophrenia. Psychological Medicine, 34, 1561-1569.

Mechsner, F., & Knoblich, G. (2004). Do muscles matter in bimanual coordination? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 30, 490-503.

Repp, B. H., & Knoblich, G. (2004). Perceiving action identity: How pianists recognize their own performances.Psychological Science, 15, 604-609.

Schultz, J., Sebanz, N., & Frith, C. (2004). Conscious will in the absence of ghosts, hypnotists, and other people. (A commentary on Wegner, D. 2002. The Illusion of Conscious Will. MIT Press). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 674-675.

Sebanz, N., & Frith, C. (2004). Beyond simulation? Neural mechanisms for predicting the actions of others. Nature Neuroscience, 7, 5-6.


Flach, R., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2003). Off-line authorship effects in action perception. Brain and Cognition, 53, 503-513.

Knoblich, G. (2003). Wahrnehmung eigener und fremder Handlungen [Perceiving the actions of self and other].Psychologische Rundschau, 54, 80-92.

Knoblich, G., Elsner, B., Aschersleben, G., & Metzinger, T. (2003). Grounding the self in action. Consciousness and Cognition, 12, 487-494.

Knoblich, G., Elsner, B., Aschersleben, G., & Metzinger, T. (Eds.) (2003). Self and action (Consciousness and Cognition, - Special issue). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Knoblich, G., Flach, R. (2003). Action identity: Evidence from self-recognition, prediction, and coordination. Consciousness and Cognition, 12, 620-632.

Knoblich, G. & Jordan, S. (2003). Action coordination in groups and individuals: Learning anticipatory control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 29, 1006-1016.

Leube, D., Knoblich, G., Erb, M., Grodd, W., Bartels, M., Kircher, T. T. J. (2003). The neural correlates of perceiving one's own movements. Neuroimage, 20, 2084-2090.

Leube, D., Knoblich, G., Erb, M., & Kircher, T. (2003). Observing one's hand become anarchic: An fMRI study of action identification. Consciousness and Cognition, 12, 597-608.

Öllinger, M., & Knoblich, G. (2003). Prioritizing the new: Insight creates set for familiar problems. In F. Schmalhofer & R. Young (Eds.), Proceedings of the First European Cognitive Science Conference (pp. 253-258). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2003). Representing others' actions: Just like one's own? Cognition, 88, B11-B21.

Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2003). Your task is my task. Shared task representations in dyadic interactions. In R. Alterman & D. Kirsh (Eds.), Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Knoblich, G. (2002). Self-recognition: Body and action. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 6, 447-449.

Knoblich, G. (2002). Denken [Thinking]. In Deutscher Verein für Öffentliche und private Fürsorge (Ed.): Fachlexikon der sozialen Arbeit (5. Aufl., pp. 197-199). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

Knoblich, G. (2002). Problemlösen und logisches Schließen [Problem solving and reasoning]. In J. Müsseler & W. Prinz (Eds.), Allgemeine Psychologie (pp. 644 - 699). Heidelberg: Spektrum.

Knoblich, G. (2002). Wahrnehmung [Perception]. In Deutscher Verein für Öffentliche und private Fürsorge (Hrsg):Fachlexikon der sozialen Arbeit (5. Aufl., pp. 1040-1041). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

Knoblich, G., & Jordan, S. (2002). The mirror system and joint action. In M. I. Stamenov & V. Gallese (Eds.): Mirror Neurons and the Evolution of Brain and Language (pp. 115-124). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Knoblich, G., Seigerschmidt, E., Flach, R., & Prinz, W. (2002). Authorship effects in the prediction of handwriting strokes. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 55A, 1027-1046.


Bach, P., Knoblich, G., Friederici, A. D., & Prinz, W. (2001). Comprehension of action sequences: The case of paper, scissors, rock. In J. Moore and K. Stenning (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp 39-44). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Knoblich, G., & Flach, R. (2001). Predicting the effects of actions: Interactions of perception and actionPsychological Science, 12, 467-472.

Knoblich, G., Ohlsson, S., & Raney, G. (2001). An eye movement study of insight problem solving. Memory & Cognition, 29, 1000-1009.

Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2001). Recognition of self-generated actions from kinematic displays of drawing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27, 456-465.

Mechsner, F., Kerzel, D., Knoblich, G., & Prinz, W. (2001). Perceptual basis of bimanual coordination. Nature, 414(6859), 69-73.

2000 and earlier

Kahraman, B., & Knoblich, G. (2000). "Stechen statt sprechen": Valenz und automatische Aktivierbarkeit von Stereotypen über Türken in Deutschland ["Don't speak, stab!" Valence and automatic activation of stereotypes about Turks in Germany]. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 31, 29-41.

Knoblich, G., & Jordan, S. (2000). Constraints of embodidness on action coordination. In L. R. Gleitman and A. K. Joshi (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 764-769). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Knoblich, G. (1999). Allokation von Aufmerksamkeit und Metakognition beim Problemlösen mit Einsicht [Allocation of attention and metacognition in insight problem solving]. In I. Wachsmuth & B. Jung (Eds.), KogWis99: Proceedings der 4. Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft (pp. 134-139). Sankt Augustin: Infix.

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