Self and other in perception and action

in press

Constable, M.D., de Grosbois, J., Lung, T., Tremblay, L., Pratt, J., & Welsh, T.N. (in press) Eye movements may cause motor contagion effects. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.

Schmitz, L., Vesper, C., Sebanz, N., & Knoblich, G. (in press). Co-representation of Others' Task Constraints in Joint Action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.


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.


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. 

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.

Roberts, J.W., Katayama, O., Lung, T., Constable, M.D., Elliot, D., Lyons, J.L., & Welsh, T.N. (2016). Training inhibition of motor contagion through sensorimotor experiences. Neuroscience Letters, 624, 42-46.


Constable, M.D., Pratt, J., Gozli, D.G., & Welsh, T.N. (2015) Do you see what I see: Co-actor posture modulates visual processing in joint tasks. Visual Cognition, 23(6), 699-719

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

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.


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.

Constable, M.D., Kritikos, A., Lipp, O.V., & Bayliss, A.P. (2014) Object ownership and action: The influence of social context and choice on the physical manipulation of personal property. Experimental Brain Research, 232(12), 3749-3761.

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


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

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.

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.


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..

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.


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.


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.


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.

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

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


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

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.

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.

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.

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., & 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., & 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.

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., & 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., & 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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

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., & 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.