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Prof. Dr. Andrea Kiesel

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institut für Psychologie
Allgemeine Psychologie / Cognition, Action, and Sustainability

Engelbergerstraße 41
D-79085 Freiburg

Raum 3009
Tel. 0761 203 9164

E-Mail: Andrea.Kiesel@psychologie.uni-freiburg.de
Sprechzeit nach Vereinbarung per E-Mail


Research interests

Multiple cognitive task requirements (SPP 1772)

Statistical Modeling in Psychology

Cognitive-Affective Maps (CAMs)

Action control - Binding and Retrieval

Novel methods to predict acceptance for livMatS (Living, Adaptive and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems)

Time in the context of action



Kiesel, A., Johannsen, L., Müller, H., & Koch, I. (2022). Handbook of Human Multitasking. Springer Nature.

Kiesel, A, & Spada, H. (Ed.). (2018). Lehrbuch Allgemeine Psychologie. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Kiesel, A., & Koch, I. (2012). Lernen. Grundlagen der Lernpsychologie. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.



*in press*

Fenn, J., Helm, J.F., Höfele, P., Kulbe, L., Ernst, A., & Kiesel, A. (in press). Identifying Key-Psychological Factors Influencing the Acceptance of yet Emerging Technologies – A Multi-Method-Approach to Inform Climate Policy. PLOS Climate.

Hershman, R., Kiesel, A., & Henik, A. (in press). Resting Stroop Task: Evidence of Task Conflict in Trials with No Required Response. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

Schiltenwolf, M., Kiesel, A., Frings, C., & Dignath, D. (in press). Memory for abstract Control States does not decay with increasing retrieval delays. Psychological Research.

Spitzer, M.W.H., Janz, J. Nie, M., & Kiesel, A. (in press). On the Interplay of Curiosity, Confidence, and Importance in Knowing Information. Psychological Research.


Bindschädel, J., Weimann, P., & Kiesel, A. (2023). Using eHMI, acoustic signal, and pitch motion to communicate the intention of automated vehicles to pedestrians: A Wizard of Oz study. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 97, 59-72.

Inga, J., Ruess, M., Robens, J. H., Nelius, T., Rothfuß, S., Kille, S., Dahlinger, P., Lindenmann, A., Thomaschke, R., Neumann, G., Matthiesen, S., Hohmann, S., & Kiesel, A. (2023). Human-machine symbiosis: A multivariate perspective for physically coupled human-machine systems. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 170, 102926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2022.1029

Johannsen, L., Stephan, D. N., Straub. E., Döhring, F., Kiesel, A., Koch, I., & Müller, H. (2023). Assessing the influence of cognitive response conflict on balance control – An event-related approach using response-aligned force-plate time series data. Psychological Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-023-01809-9

Kiesel, A., Fournier, L. R., Giesen, C. G., Mayr, S., & Frings, C. (2023). Core Mechanisms in Action Control: Binding and Retrieval. Journal of Cognition, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.5334/joc.253

Pfeuffer, C.U., Kiesel, A., & Huestegge (2023). Similar Proactive Effect Monitoring in Free and Forced Choice Action Modes. Psychological Research, 87, 226-241. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-022-01644-4

Rothfuß, S., Wörner, M. Inga, J., Kiesel, A., & Hohmann, D. (2023). Human-Machine Cooperative Decision Making Outperforms Individualism and Autonomy. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems. DOI 10.1109/THMS.2023.3274916

Schiltenwolf, M., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2023). No Temporal Decay of Cognitive Control in the Congruency Sequence Effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 49, 1247-1263. DOI 10.1037/xlm0001159

Strittmatter, Y., Spitzer, M.W.H., & Kiesel, A. (2023). A random-object-kinematogram plugin for web-based research: implementing oriented objects enables varying coherence levels and stimulus congruency levels. Behavior Research Methods, 55, 883-898.

Zhang, J., Bürkner, P.C., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2023). How emotional stimuli modulate cognitive control: A meta-analytic review on studies with conflict tasks. Psychological Bulletin, 149, 25-66.


Bindschädel, J., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Studying pedestrians´ crossing behavior during automated vehicle interactions: A Wizard of Oz study. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Sensor-Based Activity Recognition and Artificial Intelligence. https://doi.org/10.1145/3558884.3558885

Bindschädel, J., Krems, I., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Active Vehicle Pitch Motion for Communication in Automated Driving. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 87, 279-294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2022.04.011

Bindschädel, J., Krems, I., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Two-step communication for the interaction between automated vehicles and pedestrians. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 90, 136–150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2022.08.016

Broeker, L., Brüning, J., Fandakova, Y., Khosravani, N., Kiesel, A., Kubik, V., Kübler, S., Manzey, D., Monno, I., Raab, M., & Schubert, T. (2022). Individual differences fill the uncharted intersections between cognitive structure, flexibility, and plasticity in multitasking. Psychological Review, 129(6), 1486–1494. https://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000376

Dames, H., Kiesel, A., Ragni, M., & Pfeuffer, C.U. (in press). Evidence for a Selective Influence of Short-Term Experiences on the Retrieval of Item-Specific Long-Term Bindings. Journal of Cognition, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.5334/joc.223

Dignath, D., Eder, A.B:, Herbert, C., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Self-related primes reduce congruency effects in the Stroop task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151(11), 2879-2892. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0001210

Höfele, P., Reuter, L., Estadieu, L., Livanec, S., Stumpf, M., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Connecting the methods of psychology and philosophy: Applying Cognitive-Affective Maps (CAMs) to identify ethical principles underlying the evaluation of bioinspired technologies. Philosophical Psychology, 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1080/09515089.2022.2113770

Johannsen, L., Kiesel, A., Koch, I., & Müller, H. (2022). Interference between cognition and motor control in human multitasking: An editorial. Acta Psychologica, 230, 103692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2022.103692

Livanec, S., Stumpf, M., Reuter, L., Fenn, J. & Kiesel, A. (2022). Who’s gonna use this? Psychological acceptance prediction of emerging technologies and transdisciplinary considerations in the Anthropocene. The Anthropocene Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/20530196221078924

Merkle, B., Schiltenwolf, M., Kiesel, A., & Dickhäuser, O. (2022). Entwicklung und Validierung eines Erwartungs-und Interessenstests (E× I-Test) zur Erkundung studienfachspezifischer Passung in einem Online-Self-Assessment. Zeitschrift für empirische Hochschulforschung, 5(2), 162-183. https://doi.org/10.3224/zehf.5i2.05

Mittelstädt, V., Miller, J., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Perceptual processing demands influence voluntary task choice. Cognition, 229, 105232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2022.10523

Monno, I., Aufschnaiter, S., Ehret, S., Kiesel, A., Poljac, E., & Thomaschke, R. (2022). Time-based Task Expectancy: Perceptual Task Indicator Expectancy or Expectancy of Postperceptual Task Components? Psychological Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-021-01588-1

Pfeuffer, C.U., Kiesel, A., & Huestegge (2022). Similar Proactive Effect Monitoring in Free and Forced Choice Action Modes. Psychological Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-022-01644-4

Reuter, L., Mansell, J., Rhea, C., & Kiesel, A. (2022). Direct Assessment of Individual Connotation and Experience: An Introduction to Cognitive-Affective Mapping. Politics and the Life Sciences, 41(1), 131-139. doi:10.1017/pls.2021.31

Schiltenwolf, M., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2022). No temporal decay of cognitive control in the congruency sequence effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0001159

Schmalbrock, P., Kiesel, A., & Frings, C. (2022). What belongs together retrieves together – The role of perceptual grouping in Stimulus-Response Binding and Retrieval. Journal of Cognition, 5(1), 28. http://doi.org/10.5334/joc.217

Spitzer, M.W.H., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2022). Performance Errors Influence Voluntary Task Choices. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000991

Spitzer, M.W.H., Strittmatter, Y., & Kiesel, A., (2022). A Random-Object-Kinematogram Plugin for Web-Based Research: Implementing Oriented Objects Enables Varying Coherence Levels and Stimulus Congruency Levels. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-021-01767-3

Straub, E.R., Dames, H., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2022). Does body posture reduce the Stroop effect? Evidence from two conceptual replications and a meta-analysis. Acta Psychologica, 224:103497. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2022.103497

Straub, E.R., Schmidts, C., Kunde, W., Zhang, J., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2022). Limitations of cognitive control on emotional distraction – Congruency in the Color Stroop task does not modulate the Emotional Stroop effect. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 22(1), 21-41. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-021-00935-4



Aufschnaiter, S., Zhao, F., Gaschler, R., Kiesel, A., & Thomaschke, R. (2021). Investigating time-based expectancy beyond binary timing scenarios: evidence from a paradigm employing three predictive pre-target intervals. Psychological Research, 86(6), 2007–2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-021-01606-2

Aufschnaiter, S., Kiesel, A., & Thomaschke, R. (2021). Time-Based Transition Expectancy in Task Switching: Do We Need to Know the Task to Switch to?. Journal of Cognition, 4(1), 19. http://doi.org/10.5334/joc.145

Bindschädel, J., Krems, I., & Kiesel, A. (2021). Interaction between pedestrians and automated vehicles: Exploring a motion-based approach for virtual reality experiments. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 82, 316-332. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2021.08.018

Dignath, D. & Kiesel, A. (2021). Further Evidence for the Binding and Retrieval of Control-States from the Flanker Task. Experimental Psychology, 68, 264-273. https://doi.org/10.1027/1618-3169/a000529.

Dignath, D., Kiesel, A., Schiltenwolf, M., & Hazeltine, E. (2021). Multiple Routes to Control in the Prime-Target Task: Congruence Sequence Effects Emerge Due to Modulation of Irrelevant Prime Activity and Utilization of Temporal Order Information. Journal of Cognition, 4(1), 18. http://doi.org/10.5334/joc.143

Johannsen, L., Müller, H., Kiesel, A., & Koch, I. (2021). The State-of-the-art of Research into Human Multitasking: An Editorial. Journal of Cognition, 4(1): 54, pp. 1–5. https://doi.org/10.5334/joc.185

Langhanns, C., Monno, I., Maurer, H. Ebel, J., Müller, H., & Kiesel, A. (2021). The Self-Organized Task Switching Paradigm – Movement effort matters. Acta Psychologica, 221, 103446. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2021.103446

Mansell, J., Reuter, L., Rhea, C., & Kiesel, A. (2021). A Novel Network Approach to Capture Cognition and Affect: COVID-19 Experiences in Canada and Germany. Frontiers in psychology, 12, 663627. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.663627

Mittelstädt, V., Schaffernack, I., Miller, J., & Kiesel, A. (2021). Balancing cognitive and environmental constraints when deciding to switch tasks: Exploring self-reported task-selection strategies in self-organized multitasking. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74, 598-609.

Möller, M., Höfele, P., Kiesel, A., & Speck, O. (2021). Reactions of sciences to the Anthropocene: Highlighting inter- and transdisciplinary practices in biomimetics and sustainability reserach. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.03

Monno, I., Spitzer, M., Miller, J., Dignath, D., & Kiesel, A. (2021). Scaling of the Parameters for Cost Balancing in Self-Organized Task Switching. Journal of Cognition, 4(1), 8. https://doi.org/10.5334/joc.137

Reuter, L., Fenn, J., Bilo, T.A., Schulz, M., Weyland, A.L., Kiesel, A., & Thomaschke, R. (2021). Leisure walks modulate the cognitive and affective representation of the Corona pandemic: Employing Cognitive-Affective Maps within a randomized experimental design. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12283

Rieger, T., Mittelstädt, V., Dignath, D., & Kiesel, A. (2021). Investigating Limits of Task Prioritization in Dual-Tasking: Evidence from the Prioritized Processing and the Psychological Refractory Period Paradigms. Psychological Research, 85, 384-396.


Aufschnaiter, S., Kiesel, A., & Thomaschke, R. (2020). Humans derive task expectancies from sub-second and supra-second interval durations. Psychological Research, 84, 1333-1345.

Dignath, D., Eder, A., Steinhauser, M., & Kiesel, A. (2020) Conflict monitoring and the affective signaling hypothesis -an integrative review. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 27, 193-216.

Dignath, D., Kiesel, A., Frings, C., & Pastöter, B., (2020). Electrophysiological evidence for action-effect prediction. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149, 1148-1155.

Dignath, D., Wirth, R., Kühnhausen, J., Gawrilow, C., Kunde, W., & Kiesel, A. (2020). Motivation drives conflict adaptation. Motivation Science, 6, 84-89.

Frings, C., Hommel, B., Koch, I., Rothermund, K., Dignath, D., Giesen, C., Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., Mayr, S., Moeller, B., Möller, M., Pfister, R., & Philipp, A. (2020). Binding and retrieval in action control (BRAC). Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 24, 375-387.

Frings, C., Koch, I., Rothermund, K., Dignath, D., Giesen, C., Hommel, B., Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., Mayr, S., Moeller, B., Möller, M., Pfister, R. & Philipp, A. (i2020). Merkmalsintegration und Abruf als wichtige Prozesse der Handlungssteuerung – eine Paradigmen-übergreifende Perspektive. Psychologische Rundschau, 71, 1-14.

Hölle, D.,  Aufschnaiter, S., Bogon, J.,  Pfeuffer, C., Kiesel, A., & Thomaschke, R. (2020). Quality ratings of wine Bottles in E-commerce: The influence of time delays and spatial arrangement. Journal of Wine Research, 31, 152-170.

Longman, C.S., Kiesel, A., & Verbruggen, F. (2020). Learning in the absence of overt practice: A novel (previously unseen) stimulus can trigger retrieval of an unpracticed response. Psychological Research, 84, 1065-1083.

Pfeuffer, C.U., Aufschnaiter, S., Thomaschke, R., & Kiesel, A. (2020). Only time will tell the future: Anticipatory saccades reveal the temporal dynamics of time-based location and task expectancy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 46(10), 1183–1200.

Pfeuffer, C.U., Moutsopoulou, K., Waszak, F., & Kiesel, A. (2020). Execution-based and Verbal code-based Stimulus-Response Associations: Proportion manipulations reveal conflict adaptation processes in item-specific priming. Psychological Research, 84, 2172-2195.

Reinmüller, K., Kiesel, A., & Steinhauser, M. (2020) Adverse Behaviorial Adaptation to Adaptive Forward Collision Warning Systems: An Investigation of Primary and Secondary Task Performance. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 146, 105718. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2020.105718

Ruess, M., Thomaschke, R., & Kiesel, A. (2020). Acting and Reacting:  Is Intentional Binding Due to Sense of Agency or to Temporal Expectancy? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 46, 1-9.

Ruess, M., Thomaschke, R., & Kiesel, A. (in press). Intentional binding for unintended effects. Timing & Time Perception, 8, 341-349.

Rutsch, J., Menz, C., Becker, N., Bengel, J., Dickhäuser, O., Kiesel, A., Wilhelm, O., & Spinath, B. (2020). Qualitätsaspekte bei der Einführung eines Studierendenauswahlverfahrens am Beispiel der Psychologie. Qualität in der Wissenschaft, 3, 77-84.

Straub, E., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2020). Cognitive control of emotional distraction - valence-specific or general? Cognition and Emotion, 34, 807-821.



Dignath, D., Herbort, O., Pieczykolan, A., Huestegge, L., & Kiesel, A. (2019). Flexible coupling of covert spatial attention and motor planning based on learned spatial contingencies. Psychological Research, 83, 476-484.

Dignath, D., Johannsen, L., Hommel, B., & Kiesel, A. (2019) Reconciling cognitive-control and episodic-retrieval accounts of sequential conflict modulation: Binding control-states into event-files. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45, 1265-1270.

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.

Moutsopoulou, K., Pfeuffer, C., Kiesel, A., Yang, Q., & Waszak, F. (2019). How long is long-term priming? Classification and action priming in the scale of days. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 1183-1199.

Pfeuffer, C. U., Pfister, R., Foerster, A., Stecher, F., & Kiesel, A. (2019). Binding Lies: Flexible retrieval of honest and dishonest behavior. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45, 157-173.

Zhang, J., Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2019). Affective Influence on Context-Specific Proportion Congruent (CSPC) Effect: Neutral or Affective Facial Expressions as Context Stimuli. Experimental Psychology, 66, 86-97.



Aufschnaiter, S., Kiesel, A., Dreisbach, G., Wenke, D., & Thomaschke, R. (2018). Time-based Expectancy in Temporally Structured Task Switching. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance,44, 856-870.

Aufschnaiter, S., Kiesel, A., & Thomaschke, R. (2018). Transfer of time-based task expectancy across different timing environments. Psychological Research, 82, 230-243.

Koch, I., Poljac, E., Müller, H., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Cognitive structure, flexibility, and plasticity in human multitasking - An integrative review of dual-task and task-switching research. Psychological Bulletin, 144, 557-583.

Mittelstädt, V., Dignath, D., Schmidt-Ott, M., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Exploring the Repetition Bias in Voluntary Task Switching. Psychological Research, 82, 78-91.

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, 699-715.

Pfeuffer, C.U., Hosp, T., Kimmig, E., Moutsopoulou, K., Waszak, F., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Defining stimulus representation in stimulus-response associations formed on the basis of task execution and verbal codes. Psychological Research, 82, 744–758.

Pfeuffer, C.U., Moutsopoulou, K., Waszak, F., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Multiple Priming Instances Increase the Impact of Practice-based but not Verbal Code-based Stimulus-Response Associations. Acta Psychologica, 184, 100-109.

Poljac, E., Haartsen, R., van der Cruijsen, R., Kiesel, A., Poljac, E. (2018). Task intentions and their implementation into actions: Cognitive control from adolescence to middle adulthood. Psychological Research, 82, 215-229. doi: 10.1007/s00426-017-0927-x

Poljac, E., Kiesel, A., Koch, I., & Müller, H. (2018). New perspectives on human multitasking. Psychological Research, 82, 1-3.

Ruess, M., Thomaschke, R., Haering, C., Wenke, D., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Intentional binding of two effects. Psychological Research, 82, 1102-1112.

Ruess, M., Thomaschke, R., & Kiesel, A. (2018). Intentional binding of visual effects. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80,713–722.

Ruess, M., Thomaschke, R., & Kiesel, A. (2018). The time course of intentional binding for late effects. Timing & Time Perception, 6, 54 – 70.



Bröker, L., Kiesel, A., Aufschnaiter, S., Ewolds, H.E., Gaschler, R., Haider, H., Künzell, S., Raab, M., Röttger, E., Thomaschke, R., & Zhao, F. (2017). Why prediction matters in multitasking and how predictability can improve it. Frontiers in Psychology, Section Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 8:2021. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02021

Kiesel, A., & Dignath, D. (2017). Effort in Multitasking: Local and global assessment of effort. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:111.

Pfeuffer, C.U., Moutsopoulou, K., Pfister, R., Waszak, F., & Kiesel, A. (2017). The Power of Words: On item-specific stimulus-response associations formed in the absence of action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 328-347.

Rittger, L., Reinmüller, K., & Kiesel, A. (2017). Measuring information demand of a dynamic in-vehicle display while driving – a study evaluating the MARS (Masking Action Relevant Stimuli) method. Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, 51. 14-23.

Ruess, M., Thomaschke, R., & Kiesel, A. (2017). The time course of intentional binding. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 1123–1131.

Ruess, M., Thomaschke, R., & Kiesel, A. (2017).  Earlier Effects Are More Often Perceived as Own Action Effects. Timing & Time Perception.



Bermeitinger, C., Kaup, B., Kiesel, A., Koch, I., Kunde, W., Müsseler, J., Oberfeld-Twistel, D., Strobach, T. & Ulrich, R. (2016). Positionspapier zur Lage der Allgemeinen Psychologie. Psychologische Rundschau, 67, 175-205.

Haering, C., & Kiesel, A. (2016). Time perception and the experience of agency. Psychological Research, 80, 286-297.

Naujoks, F., Kiesel, A., & Neukum, A. (2016). Cooperative warning systems: The impact of false and unnecessary alarms on drivers' compliance. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 97, 162-175

Pfeuffer, C.U., Kiesel, A., & Huestegge, L. (2016). A Look Into the Future: Spontaneous Anticipatory Saccades Reflect Processes of Anticipatory Action Control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 1530-1547.

Thomaschke, R., Hoffmann, J., Haering, C., & Kiesel, A. (2016). Time-based expectancy for task relevant stimulus features. Timing & Time Perception, 4, 248-270.



Dignath, D., Kiesel, A., & Eder, A.B. (2015). Flexible Conflict Management: Conflict Avoidance and Conflict Adjustment in Reactive Cognitive Control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41, 975-988. BivalentStimuli.wmv UnivalentStimuli.wmv

Haering, C., & Kiesel, A. (2015). Was it me when it happened too early? Experience of delayed effects shapes sense of agency. Cognition, 136, 38-42.

Reuss, H., Kiesel, A., & Kunde, W. (2015). Adjustments of response speed and accuracy to unconscious cues. Cognition, 134, 57-62.

Reuss, H., Kiesel, A., Pohl, C., & Kunde, W. (2015). Instructed illiteracy reveals expertise-effects on unconscious processing. Frontiers in Psychology, section Cognition, 6: 239. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00239.

Rittger, L., Schmidt, G., Maag, C., & Kiesel, A. (2015). Driving behaviour at traffic light intersections. Cognition Technology & Work, 17, 593-605.


Dignath, D., Pfister, R., Eder, A. B., Kiesel, A. & Kunde, W. (2014). Representing the hyphen in action-effect associations: Automatic acquisition and bi-directional retrieval of action-effect intervals. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40, 1701-1712.

Dignath, D., Pfister, R., Eder, A.B., Kiesel, A., & Kunde, W. (2014). Something in the way she moves - Movement trajectories reveal dynamics of self- control. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21, 809-816.

Haering, C., & Kiesel, A. (2014). Intentional binding is independent of the validity of the action effect's identity. Acta Psychologica, 152, 109-119.

Pfister, R.*, Melcher, T.*, Kiesel, A., Dechent, P., & Gruber, O. (2014). Neural correlates of ideomotor effect anticipations. Neuroscience, 259, 164-171. doi: 10.10167/j.neuroscience.2013.11.061 (* = equal author contribution)

Pohl, C., Kunde, W., Ganz, T., Conzelmann, A., Pauli, P. & Kiesel, A. (2014). Action Video Gaming is associated with enhanced processing of masked stimuli. Frontiers in Cognition, 5:70. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00070

Reuss, H., Desender, K., Kiesel, A., & Kunde, W. (2014). Unconscious conflicts in unconscious contexts: The role of awareness and timing in flexible conflict adaptation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1701-1718.

Rittger, L., Kiesel, A., Schmidt, G., & Maag, C. (2014). Masking Action Relevant Stimuli in Dynamic Environments - The MARS Method. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 27, 150-173.

Rittger, L., Muehlbacher, D., Maag, C., & Kiesel, A. (2014). Anger and bother experience when driving with a traffic light assistant: A multi-driver simulator study. In D. de Waard, J. Sauer, S. Röttger, A. Kluge, D. Manzey, C. Weikert, A. Toffetti, R. Wiczorek, K. Brookhuis, and H. Hoonhout (Eds.) (2015). Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2014 Annual Conference. ISSN 2333-4959 (online). Available from hfeseurope.org

Wendt, M., Kiesel, A., Geringswald, F., Purmann, S., & Fischer, R. (2014). Attentional adjustment to conflict strength: Evidence from the effects of manipulating flanker-target SOA on response times and prestimulus pupil size. Experimental Psychology, 61, 55-67.



Waszak. F., Pfister, R., & Kiesel, A. (2013). Top-down v. bottom-up: When instructions overcome automatic retrieval. Psychological Research, 77, 611-617.

Fischer, R., Plessow, F., & Kiesel, A. (2013). The effects of alerting signals in masked priming. Frontiers in Cognition. 4:448.doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00448

Wendt, M., Luna-Rodriguez, A., Kiesel, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2013). Conflict adjustment devoid of perceptual selection. Acta Psychologica, 144, 31-39.

Wendt, M., Kiesel, A., Mathew, H., Luna-Rodriguez, A., & Jacobsen, T. (2013). Irrelevant stimulus processing when switching between tasks. Journal of Psychology/Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 221, 41-50.



Fischer, R., Plessow, F. & Kiesel, A. (2012). The effects of Alerting Signals in Action Control: Activation of S-R Association or Inhibition of Executive Control Processes? Psychological Research, 76, 317-328.

Haering, C., & Kiesel, A. (2012). Time in action contexts: learning when an action effect occurs. Psychological Research, 76(3), 336-344. doi:10.1007/s00426-011-0341-8

Haering, C., & Kiesel, A. (2012). Mine is earlier than yours: Causal beliefs influence the perceived time of action effects. Frontiers in Cognition, 3. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.201200393

Kunde,W., Reuss, H., & Kiesel, A. (2012). Consciousness and Cognitive Control. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 8, 9-18.

Nolden, S., Haering, C., & Kiesel, A. (2012). Assessing Intentional Binding with the Method of Constant Stimuli. Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 1176-1185.

Pfister, R., Pohl, C., Kiesel, A., & Kunde, W. (2012) Your unconscious knows your name. PLoS One, 7(3), e32402.

Pfister, R., Heinemann, A., Kiesel, A., Thomaschke, R., Janczyk, M. (2012). Do endogenous and exogenous action control compete for perception? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 279-284.

Plessow, F., Kiesel, A., & Kirschbaum, C. (2012). The Stressed Prefontal Cortex and Goal-Directed Behaviour: Acute Psychosocial Stress Impairs the Flexible Implementation of Task Goals. Experimental Brain Research, 216, 397-408.

Reuss, H., Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Wühr, P. (2012). A cue from the unconscoius - masked symbols prompt spatial anticipation. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:397.doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00397.

Strobach, T., Liepelt, R., Schubert, T., & Kiesel, A. (2012). Task switching: Effects of practice on switch and mixing costs. Psychological Research, 76, 74-83.



Bilalic, M., Kiesel, A., Pohl, C., Erb, M., & Grodd, W. (2011). It Takes Two - Skilled Recognition of Objects Engages Lateral Areas in Both Hemispheres. PLoS ONE, 6, 1-11.

Fischer, R., Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Schubert, T. (2011). Selective impairment of masked priming in dual-task performance. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 572-595.

Pfister, R., Kiesel, A., & Hoffmann, J. (2011). Learning at any rate: Action-effect learning for stimulus-based actions. Psychological Research, 75(1), 61-65.

Plessow, F., Kiesel, A., Petzold A., & Kirschbaum, C. (2011). Chronic Sleep Curtailment Impairs the Flexible Implementation of Task Goals in New Parents. Journal of Sleep Research, 20, 279-287.

Reuss, H., Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Hommel, B. (2011). Unconscious activation of task sets. Consciousness & Cognition, 20, 556-567.

Reuss, H., Pohl, C., Kiesel, A., & Kunde, W. (2011). Follow the sign! Top-down contingent attentional capture of masked arrow cues. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 7, 82-91.

Steinhauser, M., & Kiesel, A. (2011). Performance monitoring and the causal attribution of errors. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, 309-320.

Thomaschke, R., Wagener, A., Kiesel, A., & Hoffmann, J. (2011). The scope and precision of specific temporal expectancy: Evidence from a variable foreperiod paradigm. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 73, 953-964.

Thomaschke, R., Wagener, A., Kiesel, A., & Hoffmann, J. (2011). The specificity of temporal expectancy: Evidence from a variable foreperiod paradigm. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 2289-2300.

Thomaschke, R., Kiesel, A., & Hoffmann, J. (2011). Response specific temporal expectancy: Evidence from a variable foreperiod paradigm. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 7, 2309-2322.

Wendt M., & Kiesel A. (2011). Conflict adaptation in time: Foreperiods as contextual cues for attentional adjustment. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 18, 910-916.

*2010 and earlier*

Fischer, R., Plessow, F., & Kiesel, A. (2010). Auditory warning signals affect mechanisms of response selection: Evidence from a Simon task. Experimental Psychology, 57, 89-97.

Fischer, R., Plessow, F., Kunde, W., & Kiesel, A. (2010). Trial-to-trial modulations of the Simon effect in conditions of attentional limitations: Evidence from dual-tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 1576-1594.

Heinemann, A., Kiesel, A., Pohl, C., & Kunde, W. (2010). Masked Response Priming In Expert Typists. Consciousness an Cognition, 19, 399-407.

Kiesel, A., Steinhauser, M., Wendt, M., Falkenstein, M., Jost, K., Phillip, A., & Koch, I. (2010). Control and interference in task switching - A review. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 849-874.

Pfister, R., Kiesel, A., & Melcher, T. (2010). Adaptive control of ideomotor effect anticipations. Acta Psychologica, 135, 316-322.

Pohl, C., Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Hoffmann, J. (2010). Early and late selection in unconscious information processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 268-285.

Vierck, E., & Kiesel, A. (2010). Congruency effects between number magnitude and response force. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 36, 204-209.

Heinemann, A., Kunde, W., & Kiesel, A. (2009). Context-Specific Prime-Congruency Effects: On the role of conscious stimulus representations for cognitive control. Consciousness and Cognition, 18, 966-976.

Kiesel A. (2009). Unbewusste Wahrnehmung: Handlungsdeterminierende Reizerwartungen bestimmen die Wirksamkeit subliminaler Reize. Psychologische Rundschau, 60, 215-228.

Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., Pohl, C., Berner, M.P., & Hoffmann, J. (2009). Playing chess unconsciously. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 35, 292-298.

Kiesel, A., & Vierck, E. (2009). SNARC-like congruency based on number magnitude and response duration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 35, 275-279. (shared first authorship).

Lohmann, J., Herbort, O., Wagener, A., & Kiesel, A. (2009). Anticipation of Time Spans: New Data from the Foreperiod Paradigm and the Adaptation of a Computational Model. In G. Pezzulo, M. V. Butz, O. Sigaud, & G. Baldassarre (Eds.), ABiALS 2008 (pp. 170-187). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

Elsner, K., Kunde, W., & Kiesel, A. (2008). Limited transfer of subliminal response priming to novel stimulus orientations and identities. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 657-671.

Kiesel, A., Berner, M. P., & Kunde, W. (2008). Negative congruency effects: A test of the inhibition account. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 1-21.

Kiesel, A., Miller, J., Jolicoeur, P., & Brisson, B. (2008). Measurement of ERP latency differences: A comparison of single-participant and jackknife-based scoring methods. Psychophysiology, 45, 250-274.

Vierck, E., & Kiesel, A. (2008). Change detection: Evidence for information accumulation in flicker paradigms. Acta Psychologica, 127, 309-323.

Wendt, M., & Kiesel, A. (2008). The impact of stimulus-specific practice and task instructions on response congruency effects between tasks. Psychological Research, 72, 425-432.

Hoffmann , J., Berner, M., Butz, M. V., Herbort, O., Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Lenhard, A. (2007). Explorations of anticipatory behavioral control (ABC): a report from the cognitive psychology unit of the University of Würzburg. Cognitive Processing, 8, 133-142.

Hoffmann, J., Butz, M.V., Herbort, O., Kiesel, A., & Lenhard, A. (2007). Spekulationen zur Struktur ideo-motorischer Beziehungen. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 14, 95-103.

Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Hoffmann, J. (2007). Mechanisms of subliminal response priming. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 3, 307-315.

Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Hoffmann, J. (2007). Unconscious priming according to multiple S-R rules. Cognition, 104, 89-105.

Kiesel, A., & Miller, J. (2007). Impact of contingency manipulations on accessory stimulus effects. Perception & Psychophysics, 69, 1117-1125.

Kiesel, A., Miller, J., & Ulrich, R. (2007). Systematic biases and Type I error accumulation in tests of the race model inequality. Behavior Research Methods, 39, 539-551.

Kiesel, A., Wendt, M., & Peters, A. (2007). Task Switching: On the origins of response congruency effects. Psychological Research, 71, 117-125.

Kunde, W., Elsner, K., & Kiesel, A. (2007). No anticipation - no action. The role of anticipation in action and perception. Cognitive Processing, 8, 71-78.

Kunde, W., Landgraf, F., Paelecke, M., & Kiesel, A. (2007). Dorsal and ventral processing under dual-task conditions. Psychological Science, 18, 100-104

Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., & Hoffmann, J. (2006). Evidence for task-specific resolution of response conflict. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 13, 800-806.

Kiesel, A., Kunde, W., Pohl, C., & Hoffmann, J. (2006). Priming from novel masked stimuli depends on target set size. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 2, 37-45.

Kiesel, A., Wagener, A., Kunde, W., Hoffmann, J., Fallgatter, A. J., & Stöcker, C. (2006). Unconscious manipulation of free choice in humans. Consciousness & Cognition, 15, 397-408.

Kunde, W., & Kiesel, A. (2006). See what you've done! Active touch affects the number of perceived visual objects. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13, 304-309.

Kunde, W., Kiesel, A., & Hoffmann, J. (2005). On the masking and disclosure of unconscious elaborate processing: A reply to Van Opstal, Reynvoet, & Verguts. Cognition, 97, 99-105.

Kiesel, A., & Hoffmann, J. (2004). Variable action effects: Response control by context-specific effect anticipations. Psychological Research, 68, 155-162.

Hoffmann, J., Kiesel, A., & Sebald, A. (2003). Task switches under Go/NoGo conditions and the decomposition of switch costs. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 15, 101-128.

Kunde, W., Kiesel, A., & Hoffmann, J. (2003). Conscious control over the content of unconscious cognition. Cognition, 88, 223-242.


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