Other topics

in press

Dockendorff, M., Sebanz, N. & Knoblich, G. (in press) 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 al. Physics of Life Reviews


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. 

Ooi, J., Michael, J., Lemola, S., Siew, C. S. Q., Butterfill, S., & Walasek, L. (2019). Interpersonal Functioning in Borderline Personality Disorder Traits: A Social Media Perspective.


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

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

Michael, J., Gutoreva, A., Lee, H. M., Tan, P. N., Bruce, E. M., Székely, M., … Ludvig, E. A. (2018). Decision-makers use social information to update their preferences—but choose for others as they do for themselves.

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


Constable, M.D., & Becker, S.I. (2017) Right Away: A late, right lateralized category effect complements an early, left-lateralized category effect in visual searchPsychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(5), 1611-1619. doi: 10.3758/s13423-017-1246-3

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

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.


Michael, J. (2016). What are shared emotions (for)? Frontiers in Psychology, 7., 412


McIntyre, J.C., Constable, M.D., & Barlow, F.K. (2015) How racial attitudes and social-evaluative concerns shape property appraisals. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45(6), 716-727

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. (2014). Towards a consensus about the role of empathy in interpersonal understanding. Topoi Vol. 33 (1): 157-172. 

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., 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 interpretation. Psychological Science 25: 963-972. 


Constable, M.D.*, Bayliss, A.P.*, Tipper, S.P., & Kritikos, A. (2013) Self-generated cognitive fluency as an alternative route to preference formation. Consciousness and Cognition, 22(1), 47 -52. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2012.11.006

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.


Constable, M.D., Kritikos, A., & Bayliss, A.P. (2011) Grasping the concept of personal property. Cognition, 119(3), 430-437.

Tangen, J.M., Constable, M.D., Durrant, E., Teeter, C., Beston, B.R., & Kim, J.A. (2011) The role of interest and images in slideware presentations. Computers & Education, 56(3), 865-872. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2010.10.028

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.


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


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.


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.

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., & Rhenius, D. (1995). Zur Reaktivität Lauten Denkens beim komplexen Problemlösen [Reactivity of thinking aloud during complex problem solving]. Zeitschrift für experimentelle und angewandte Psychologie, XLII, 419-454.