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. 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, 1-18.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

  4. Schroeder, P. A., Farshad, M., & Svaldi, J. (2022). Anodal stimulation of inhibitory control and craving in satiated restrained eaters. Nutritional Neuroscience, 1-11.
  5. Werle, D., Schroeder, P. A., Wolz, I., & Svaldi, J. (2021). Incentive sensitization in binge behaviors: A mini review on electrophysiological evidence. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 13, 100344.
  6. Schroeder, P.A., Lohmann, J., & Ninaus, M. (2021). Inhibitory Control Deficits in Overweight Participants are Preserved in a Gamified Stop-Signal Task. JMIR Serious Games, 9(1), e25063. doi.org/10.2196/25063
  7. 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 Struct Funct. doi.org/10.1007/s00429-021-02232-9
  8. 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:10.1016/j.brs.2020.05.006
  9. Schroeder, P.A., & Plewnia, C. (2020). Neuropsychological, emotional, and cognitive investigations with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). In Dell’Osso, B., et al., (Eds.): Non Invasive Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.
  10.   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
  11.   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
  12.   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
  13.   Cipora, K., Schroeder, P.A., Soltanlou, M., & Nuerk, H.-C. (2019). More space, better math: Is space a powerful tool or a cornerstone for understanding arithmetic? In Mix, K. S., & Battista., M. (Eds.): Visualization Mathematics.
  14.   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.
  15.   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.
  16.   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.
  17.   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
  18.   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, 65, 245-256. doi: 10.1027/1618-3169/a000408.
  19.   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
  20.   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
  21.   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
  22.   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
  23.   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
  24.   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.
  25.   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
  26.   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
  27.   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
  28.   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.
  29.   Schroeder, P.A., Mühlberger, A., & Plewnia, C. (2015). Virtuelle Welten für die psychiatrische Anwendung. Neurotransmitter, 10, S. 45-52. doi: 10.1007/s15016-015-0695-z
  30.   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