Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie

Dr. Philipp A. Schroeder (Dipl.-Psych.)

Universität Tübingen
Schleichstraße 4
Raum 4.406
72076 Tübingen

Tel.: +49(0) 7071 29-77435
E-Mail: philipp.schroederspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de
Twitter: @schroePhDer


Spezialambulanz für Essstörungen:


  • Kognitive Kontrolle und implizite Kognition
  • Neuromodulation (tDCS)
  • Virtuelle Realität und Motion Tracking
  • Gezügeltes Essverhalten
  • Körperunzufriedenheit

Bewilligte Drittmittelprojekte

  • Schroeder, P.A. (PI). Cross-cortical implementation of spatial-numerical associations revealed by transcranial direct current stimulation and near-infrared-spectroscopy. DFG, 01/2020-12/2021
  • Schroeder, P.A. & Svaldi, J. (PI). Control of grasp movements for virtual food objects in persons with and without chocolate craving. Research Innovation Fund, Universität Tübingen (Intramural), 09/2019-03/2021
  • Stegen, K., Schroeder, P.A. & Plewnia, C. (Co-PI). Back-in-the-Game: A smartphone game for the treatment of depression. Designscapes program | Horizon 2020, 09/2018-11/2018


  1. Schroeder, P. A., Collantoni, E., Meregalli, V., Simmonazzi, C., Rabarbari, E., Svaldi, J., & Cardi, V. (accepted). Persistent avoidance of virtual food in anorexia nervosa-restrictive type: Results from motion tracking in a virtual reality stopping task. International Journal of Eating Disorders
  2. Schroeder, P. A.*, Gehrer*, N. A., Reents, M., Reimer, N., Vagedes, J., & Svaldi, J. (2023). Body Dissatisfaction Directs Avatar Perception: Embodiment and Selective Visual Attention in Body Mass-Modified Self-Avatars. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 26(11), 850-860. doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2022.0385

  3. Vöhringer, J., Schroeder, P. A., Hütter, M., & Svaldi, J. (2023). Does inhibitory control spill over to eating behaviors? Two preregistered studies of inhibitory spillover effects on food intake and reactions to food stimuli. Appetite, 191, 107083. doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2023.107083

  4. Meregalli, V., Ambrosini, E., Tenconi, E., Schroeder, P. A., Cardi, V., Veronese, A., ... & Collantoni, E. (2023). Food induced distractibility in restrictive anorexia nervosa: Different motor patterns for different foods as revealed by a mouse tracker evaluation. Appetite, 106639. doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2023.106639

  5. Vöhringer, J., Hütter, M., Schroeder, P. A., & Svaldi, J. (2023). Does a white bear help you eat less? The impact of the inhibitory spillover effect on eating behaviour. European Eating Disorders Review. doi.org/10.1002/erv.2995

  6. Schroeder, P. A., Farshad, M., & Svaldi, J. (2022). Anodal stimulation of inhibitory control and craving in satiated restrained eaters. Nutritional Neuroscience, 26(5), 403-413. doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2022.2051956

  7. Collantoni, E., Meregalli, V., Granziol, U., Gerunda, C., Zech, H., Schroeder, P. A., ... & Favaro, A. (2023). Easy to get, difficult to avoid: Behavioral tendencies toward high-calorie and low-calorie food during a mobile approach-avoidance task interact with body mass index and hunger in a community sample. Appetite, 106619. doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2023.106619

  8. Schroeder, P. A.*, Artemenko, C.*, Kosie, J.*, Cockx, H.*, Stute, K.*, Pereira, J.*, Klein, F.*, & Mehler, D. M. (2023). Using preregistration as a tool for transparent fNIRS study design. Neurophotonics, 10(2), 023515-023515. doi.org/10.1117/1.NPh.10.2.023515

  9. Schroeder, P. A., Mayer, K., Wirth, R., & Svaldi, J. (2023). Playing with temptation: Stopping abilities to chocolate are superior, but also more extensive. Appetite, 181, 106383. doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2022.106383

  10.   Vöhringer, J., Schroeder, P. A., Hütter, M., & Svaldi, J. (2022). Facilitation of simultaneous control? A meta-analysis of the inhibitory spillover effect. Psychological Review, 130(3), 770. doi.org/10.1037/rev0000400

  11.   Schwippel, T.*, Schroeder, P. A.*, Hasan, A., & Plewnia, C. (2022). Implicit measures of alcohol approach and drinking identity in alcohol use disorder: A preregistered double‐blind randomized trial with cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Addiction Biology, 27(4), e13180. doi.org/10.1111/adb.13180

  12.   Ostrowski, J., Svaldi, J., & Schroeder, P. A. (2022). More focal, less heterogeneous? Multi-level meta-analysis of cathodal high-definition transcranial direct current stimulation effects on language and cognition. Journal of Neural Transmission, 129(7), 861-878. doi.org/10.1007/s00702-022-02507-3.

  13.   Schroeder, P. A.*, Seewald, A.*, & Svaldi, J. (2022). Spotlight on the Left Frontal Cortex: No Evidence for Response Inhibition from Cathodal High-Definition transcranial Direct Current Stimulation over Left Inferior Frontal Gyrus or Left Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 34(6), 1090-1102. doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01849

  14.   Weller, S., Schroeder, P.A., & Plewnia, C. (2022). Gamification improves antidepressant effects of cognitive control training—A pilot trial. Frontiers in Digital Health, 4, 994484.  doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2022.994484

  15.   Schroeder, P. A.*, Lohmann, J.*, & Ninaus, M.* (2021). Preserved Inhibitory Control Deficits of Overweight Participants in a Gamified Stop-Signal Task: Experimental Study of Validity. JMIR Serious Games, 9(1), e25063. doi:10.2196/25063

  16.   Werle, D., Schroeder, P. A., Wolz, I., & Svaldi, J. (2021). Incentive sensitization in binge behaviors: A mini review on electrophysiological evidence. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 100344. doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2021.100344

  17.   Max, S. M., Schroeder, P. A., Blechert, J., Giel, K. E., Ehlis, A. C., & Plewnia, C. (2021). Mind the food: behavioural characteristics and imaging signatures of the specific handling of food objects. Brain Structure and Function, 226(4), 1169-1183. doi.org/10.1007/s00429-021-02232-9

  18.   Schroeder, P. A., Schwippel, T., Wolz, I., & Svalid, J. (2020). Meta-Analysis Of The Effects Of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation On Inhibitory Control. Brain Stimulation, 13(5), 1159-1167. doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2020.05.006

  19.   Collin, L. J., …, Schroeder, P.A., …., McShane, Blakeley, B. (2020). Registered Replication Report on Fischer, Castel, Dodd, and Pratt (2003). Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 3(2), 143-162. doi.org/10.1177/2515245920903079 

  20.   Schroeder, P. A., Artemenko, C., Cipora, K., & Svaldi, J. (2019). Regional specificity of cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) effects on spatial‐numerical associations: Comparison of four stimulation sites (Stage I Registered Report). Journal of Neuroscience Research. doi.org/10.1002/jnr.24559

  21.   Schwippel, T., Schroeder, P. A., Fallgatter, A. J., & Plewnia, C. (2019). Clinical review: The therapeutic use of theta-burst stimulation in mental disorders and tinnitus. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 8(92), 285-300. doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2019.01.014

  22.   Schroeder, P.A., Nuerk, H.-C., Plewnia, C. (2018). Reduction of Implicit Cognitive Bias with Cathodal tDCS to the Left Prefrontal Cortex. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 18(2), 263-272. doi:10.3758/s13415-018-0567-7.

  23.   Lohmann, J., Schroeder, P. A., Nuerk, H. C., Plewnia, C., & Butz, M. V. (2018). How Deep is Your SNARC? Interactions Between Numerical Magnitude, Response Hands, and Reachability in Peripersonal Space. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 622.

  24.   Schroeder, P.A., Dignath, D., Janczyk, M. (2018). Individual differences in uncertainty tolerance are not associated with cognitive control functions (in the flanker task). Experimental Psychology.

  25.   Schroeder, P.A., Nuerk, H.-C., Plewnia, C. (2017). Switching Between Multiple Codes of SNARC-like Associations: Two Conceptual Replication Attempts with Anodal tDCS in Sham-Controlled Cross-Over Design. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11, 654. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00654.

  26.   Schroeder, P.A., Nuerk, H.-C., Plewnia, C. (2017). Prefrontal neuromodulation reverses spatial associations of non-numerical sequences, but not numbers. Biological Psychology, 128, 39-49.  doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2017.07.008

  27.   Schroeder, P.A., Dresler, T., Artemenko, C., Bahnmueller, J., Cohen-Kadosh, R., Nuerk, H.-C. (2017). Cognitive enhancement of numerical and arithmetic capabilities: A mini-review of available transcranial electric stimulation studies. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1(1), 39-47. doi: 10.1007/s41465-016-0006-z

  28.   Schroeder, P.A., Nuerk, H.-C., Plewnia, C. (2017). Space in Numerical and Ordinal Information: A common construct? Journal of Numerical Cognition, 3(2), 164-181. doi: 10.5964/jnc.v3i2.40

  29.   Hesse, K., Schroeder, P.A., Scheef, J., Klingberg, S., Plewnia, C. (2017). Experimental variation of social stress in virtual reality–Feasibility and first results in patients with psychotic disorders. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 129-136. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.11.006

  30.   Schroeder, P.A., & Plewnia, C. (2016). Beneficial effects of cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on cognitive performance. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1(1), 5-9. doi: 10.1007/s41465-016-0005-0

  31.   Schroeder, P.A., Pfister, R., Kunde, W., Nuerk, H.-C., Plewnia, C. (2016). Counteracting implicit conflicts by electrical inhibition of the prefrontal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(11), 1737-1748. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01001 

  32.   Schroeder, P. A., Lohmann, J., Butz, M. V., & Plewnia, C. (2016). Behavioral Bias for Food Reflected in Hand Movements: A Preliminary Study with Healthy Subjects. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 19(2), 120-6. 

  33.   Schroeder, P.A., Ehlis, A.-C., Wolkenstein, L., Fallgatter, A.J., Plewnia, C. (2015). Emotional distraction and bodily reaction: Modulation of autonomous responses by anodal tDCS to the prefrontal cortex. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 9:482. doi: 10.1089/cyber.2015.0311

  34.   Plewnia, C., Schroeder, P. A., & Wolkenstein, L. (2015). Targeting the biased brain: non-invasive brain stimulation to ameliorate cognitive control. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2(4), 351-356. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00056-5

  35.   Schroeder, P. A., & Pfister, R. (2015). Arbitrary numbers counter fair decisions: trails of markedness in card distribution. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 240. doi:  10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00240

  36.   Plewnia, C., Schroeder, P. A., Kunze, R., Faehling, F., & Wolkenstein, L. (2015). Keep Calm and Carry On: Improved Frustration Tolerance and Processing Speed by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS). PloS one, 10(4), e0122578-e0122578.

  37.   Pfister, R., Schroeder, P.A., & Kunde, W. (2013). SNARC struggles: Instant control over spatial-numerical associations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39(6), 1953-8. doi: 10.1037/a0032991


Seit 11/2018

Klinische Psychologie & Psychotherapie, Universität Tübingen

11/2014 – 04/2018
Promotion im Fach Psychologie

Universität Tübingen

12/2013 – 10/2018
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universität Tübingen

04/2011 – 11/2013
Zweitstudium Mensch-Computer-Systeme

Universität Würzburg

04/2009 – 10/2013
Diplom Psychologie

Universität Würzburg