Biological Psychology

Dr. Victor Mittelstädt

Universität Tübingen
Schleichstraße 4, 72076 Tübingen
Zimmer 4.308

Tel: +49 (0)7071 29-76153

E-Mail: victor.mittelstaedt@uni-tuebingen.de

Available for consultation: on appointment

 

Research Interests:
  • Cognitive (computational) psychology and psychophysiology
Short CV:
  • since 10/2019: Post-doc researcher at the Chair of Biological Psychology (Prof. Dr. Leuthold), University of Tübingen, Germany.
  • 02/2019-10/2019: Post-doc researcher at the Cognitive Psychology & Psychophysiology Lab (Prof. Dr. Miller), University of Otago, New Zealand. Research stay funded by the Humboldt foundation (Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship).
  • 11/2018: Ph.D. in Psychology (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kiesel), University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 10/2015: M.Sc. in Psychology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
  • 02/2015-10/2015: Visiting researcher at the Cognitive Psychology & Psychophysiology Lab (Prof. Dr. Miller), University of Otago, New Zealand. Research stay funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
  • 09/2012: B.Sc in Psychology, University of Ulm, Germany.
Reviewer activity:
  • Acta Psychologica; Advances in Cognitive Psychology; Applied Cognitive Psychology; Applied Psycholinguistics; Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics; Behavioral and Brain Functions; Cognition; Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience; Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; German Research Foundation); Journal of Cognition; Journal of Cognitive Psychology; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition; Memory & Cognition; Neuropsychologica; Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews; Open Psychology; PLoS One; Psychological Research; Psychonomic Bulletin & Review; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology; Scientific Reports
Publications:
  • Ellinghaus, R., Liepelt, R., Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (in press). Conflict processing is unaffected by stimulus duration across multiple visual tasks: Evidence for transient over permanent activation models. Computational Brain & Behavior.
  • Bräutigam, L. C., Leuthold, H., & Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (2024). Proactive reward in conflict tasks: Does it only enhance general performance or also modulate conflict effects? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.
  • Ellinghaus, R., Liepelt, R., Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (2024). Perceptual target discriminability modulates the Simon effect beyond the fading of distractor-based activation: Insights from delta Plots and diffusion model analyses. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.
  • Elston, T., Leuthold, H., Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (2024). Extreme outcomes accentuate overweighting of low probabilities and underweighting of high probabilities in experience-based choice. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 37(2), e2380.
  • Kelber, P., Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (2024). Transfer of cognitive control adjustments within and between speakers. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • Mittelstädt, V., Mackenzie, I. G., Hein, S., & Miller, J. (2024). The temporal dynamics of task processing and choice in a novel multitasking paradigm. Psychological Research.
  • Bräutigam, L. C., Leuthold, H., & Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (2023). Exploring behavioral adjustments of proportion congruency manipulations in an Eriksen Flanker Task with visual and auditory distractor modalities. Memory & Cognition.
  • Kelber, P., Gierlich, M., Göth, J., Jeschke, M. G., Mackenzie*, I. G., & Mittelstädt*, V., (2023).  A diffusion model analysis of object-based selective attention in the Eriksen flanker task. Experimental Psychology, 70, 155-170. (* = equal last author contribution)
  • Kelber, P., Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V., (2023). Cognitive control in cross-modal contexts: Abstract feature transitions of task-related but not -unrelated stimuli modulate the congruency sequence effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advance online publication.
  • Lück, I., Mittelstädt, V., Mackenzie, I. G., & Fischer, R. (2023). Transfer of Task-Probability Induced Biases in Parallel Dual-Task Processing Occurs in Similar, but is Constraint in Distinct Task Sets. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advance online publication.
  • Mittelstädt, V., Mackenzie, I. G., Braun, D., & Arrington, K. (2023). Reactive and proactive control processes in voluntary task choice. Memory & Cognition.
  • Mittelstädt, V., Mackenzie, I. G., Koob, V., & Janczyk, M. (2023). The impact of distractor relevance on the strength and timing of cognitive control. Evidence from delta plots and diffusion model analyses. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 49(10), 1588-1614.
  • Mittelstädt, V., Leuthold, H., & Mackenzie, I. G., Dykstra, T., & Hazeltine, E. (2023). The role of effector-specific task representations in voluntary task switching. Journal of Cognition, 6(1), 9. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Ulrich, R., König, J., Hofbauer, K., & Mackenzie, I. G. (2023). The influence of reward in the Simon task: Differences and similarities to the Stroop and Eriksen flanker tasks. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 85, 949-959. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Leuthold, H., & Mackenzie, I. G. (2022). Motor demands influence conflict processing in a mouse-tracking Simon task. Psychological Research. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Mackenzie, I. G., & Miller, J. (2022). Evidence of resource sharing in the psychological refractory period (PRP) paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 48(11), 1279-1293. PDF
  • Mackenzie*, I. G., Mittelstädt*, V., Ulrich, R., & Leuthold, H. (2022). The role of temporal order of relevant and irrelevant dimensions within conflict tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 48(10), 1099-1115. (* = equal first author contribution) PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Miller, J., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Perceptual processing demands influence voluntary task choice. Cognition, 229, 105232. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Mackenzie, I. G., Leuthold, H., & Miller, J. (2022). Electrophysiological evidence against parallel motor processing during multitasking. Psychophysiology, 59, e13951. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Miller, J., Leuthold, H., Mackenzie, I. G., & Ulrich, R. (2022). The time-course of distractor-based activation modulates effects of speed-accuracy tradeoffs in conflict tasks. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 29, 837-845. PDF
  • Elston, T., Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (2021). Outcome uncertainty influences probability perception and risk attitudes. Royal Society Open Science, 8(10), 210307. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Schaffernak, I., Miller, J., & Kiesel, A. (2021). Balancing cognitive and environmental constraints when deciding to switch tasks: Exploring self-reported task-selection strategies in self-organised multitasking. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74(4), 598-609. PDF
  • Jurczyk, V., Mittelstädt, V., & Fröber, K. (2020). Does temporal predictability of tasks influence task choice? Psychological Research. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., & Miller, J. (2020). Beyond mean reaction times: Combining distributional analyses with processing stage manipulations in the Simon task. Cognitive Psychology, 119. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Miller, J., & Kiesel, A. (2019). Linking task selection to task performance: Internal and predictable external processing constraints jointly influence voluntary task switching behavior. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(12), 1529-1548. PDF
  • Rieger, T., Mittelstädt, V., Dignath, D, & Kiesel, A (2019). Investigating limits of task prioritization in dual-tasking: evidence from the prioritized processing and the psychological refractory period paradigms. Psychological Research, 1-13. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., & Miller, J. (2018). Redundancy gain in the Simon Task: Does increasing relevant activation reduce the effect of irrelevant activation? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44(8), 1153-1167. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Dignath, D., Schmidt-Ott, M., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Exploring the repetition bias in voluntary task switching. Psychological Research, 82(1), 78-91. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Miller, J., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Trading off switch costs and stimulus availability benefits: An investigation of voluntary task-switching behavior in a predictable dynamic multitasking environment. Memory & Cognition, 46(5), 699-715. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., & Miller, J. (2017). Separating limits on preparation versus online processing in multitasking paradigms: Evidence for resource models. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(1), 89-102. PDF
  • Mittelstädt, V., Brauner, P., Blum, M., & Ziefle, M. (2015). On the visual design of ERP systems —The role of information complexity, presentation and human factors. Procedia Manufacturing, 3, 448-455. PDF
  • Lukas, S., Mittelstädt, V., Olaru, G., Sachser, C., Seibold, J., & Huckauf, A. (2014). Effects of marked routes in You-are-here maps on navigation performance and cognitive mapping. American Journal of Applied Psychology, 3, 131-137. PDF
  • Martin, N. A. A., Mittelstädt, V., Prieur, M., Stark, R., & Bär, T. (2013). Passive Haptic Feedback for Manual Assembly Simulation. Procedia CIRP, 7, 509-514. PDF