Department of Psychology

Research interests

On this page, we have gathered information about the main lines of research and projects our lab is currently involved in. Please click on the links for more information.

Basic Research Projects:

The role of effect monitoring for dual-task performance (Markus Janczyk and Wilfried Kunde [Würzburg])

Funded by the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft" (DFG; German Research Foundation) Grant JA2307/3-1

On distinguishing human behavior by means of their mutual interference (Markus Janczyk)

Funded by the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft" (DFG; German Research Foundation) Grants JA2307/1-1 and 1-2

Types and sources of "Backward Crosstalk" (Moritz Durst, Sandra Renas and Markus Janczyk)

Funded by the "Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg" (MWK)

Time course of presupposition processing (Cosima Schneider and Markus Janczyk in cooperation with Gerhard Jäger and Michael Franke at the Institute of Linguistics in Tübingen)

Funded by the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft" (DFG; German Research Foundation) within the collaborative research center 833 (Sonderforschungsbereich, SFB 833) as Project B2

Action effects in action control and dual-tasking (Markus Janczyk)

Interference in grasping movements (Markus Janczyk)

How come people respond in 'free-choice tasks'? (Christoph Naefgen and Markus Janczyk)

(Working) Memory and Attention (Markus Janczyk)

Statistical Methods:

Appropriateness and efficiency of combined response speed and accuracy measures (with Heinrich René Liesefeld at LMU Munich)

Applied Research Projects:

Many of our research interests offer transfer-possibilities to applied settings (such as human factors or human-computer interaction research) and inform fields like the design of work environment. More information can be found here.