Biological Psychology

Dr. Victor Mittelstädt

Universität Tübingen
Schleichstraße 4, 72076 Tübingen
Zimmer 4.428

Tel: +49 (0)7071 29-75590
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.
Publications:
  • Elston, T., Mackenzie, I. G., & Mittelstädt, V. (in press). Outcome uncertainty influences probability perception and risk attitudes. Royal Society Open Science.
  • Mittelstädt, V., Miller, J., Leuthold, H., Mackenzie, I. G., & Ulrich, R. (in press). The time-course of distractor-based activation modulates effects of speed-accuracy tradeoffs in conflict tasks. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
  • Mittelstädt, V., Dykstra. T, Leuthold, H., & Hazeltine, E. (in-principle accepted). Illuminating the role of effector-specific task representations in voluntary task switching. Stage 1 Registered Report accepted at: Journal of Cognition.
  • Mittelstädt, V., Schlaghecken, F., & Becker, M. (in-principle accepted). Valence-specific modulations of interference effects in the Simon task? Stage 1 Registered Report accepted at: Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • 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.
  • 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
Invited Talks:
  • Mittelstädt, V. (2021, February). Demystifing "free will": A mental chronometric approach. Talk given at the University of Tübingen (invited by Prof. Dr. Ulrich).
  • Mittelstädt, V. (2020, October). Premotor and motor sources of dual-task interference. Talk given at the University of Greifswald (invited by Prof. Dr. Fischer).
  • Mittelstädt, V. (2020, October). Automatic and controlled information processing in conflict tasks. Talk given at the FernUniversität in Hagen (invited by Prof. Dr. Liepelt).
  • Mittelstädt, V. (2019, September). Information-processing stages in action control. Talk given at the University of Tübingen (invited by Prof. Dr. Leuthold).
  • Mittelstädt, V. (2018, December). Linking task selection to task performance in multitasking. Talk given at the TU Berlin (invited by Prof. Dr. Manzey).
  • Mittelstädt, V. (2018, June). Limits of sequential and concurrent multitasking. Talk given at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (invited by Prof. Dr. Schubert).
  • Mittelstädt, V., (2017, January). Self-organized task switching. Talk given at the RWTH Aachen University (invited by Prof. Dr. Koch).
Reviewer activity:
  • Acta Psychologica; Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics; Cognition; Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience; Journal of Cognitive Psychology; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition; Memory & Cognition; PLoS One; Psychological Research; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology