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PD Dr. Arvid Herwig

Arvid Herwig

(Senior) Researcher

Grazer Str. 6, Room 3330
28359 Bremen

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+49 421 - 218 68548
Consultation: by appointment

ORCID-iD: 0000-0002-5979-3004

since October 2019

(Senior) Researcher at the University of Bremen, Institute for Psychology


Habilitation to Dr. rer. nat.habil. (Privatdozent) at Bielefeld University; Habilitation thesis: Linking perception and action: from targets in the world to goals in the mind


Doctorate to Dr. rer. nat. (scl) at the University of Leipzig; Doctoral thesis: Intention and reactivity in ideomotor learning

2008 - 2019

Research scientist at AE Neurocognitive Psychology, Bielefeld University

2005 - 2008

Research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Munich / Leipzig

1999 - 2005

Study of psychology (diploma) at the University of Bonn

Journal articles

Herwig, A., Agic, A., Huppertz, H.-J., Klingebiel, R., Zuhorn, F., Schneider, W.X., Schäbitz, W.-R., & Rogalewski, A. (2021). Differentiating Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Parkinson’s Disease With Head-Mounted Displays. Frontiers in Neurology, 12:791366. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.791366

Schmidtendorf, S., Herwig, A., Wiedau, S., Asbrand, J., Tuschen-Caffier, B., & Heinrichs, N. (2021). Initial maintenance of attention to threat in children with social anxiety disorder? Findings from an eye-tracking experiment. Cognitive Therapy and Research.

Osterbrink, C., & Herwig, A. (2021). Prediction of complex stimuli across saccades. Journal of Vision, 21(2):10, 1-15.

Valsecchi, M., Cassanello, C., Herwig, A., Rolfs, M. & Gegenfurtner, K. (2020). A comparison of the temporal and spatial properties of trans-saccadic perceptual re-calibration and saccadic adaptation. Journal of Vision, 20(4):2, 1-15.

Köller, C. P., Poth, C. H., & Herwig, A. (2020). Object discrepancy modulates feature prediction across eye movements. Psychological Research, 84, 231-244.

Herwig, A., Weiß, K., & Schneider W. X. (2018). Feature prediction across eye movements is location specific and based on retinotopic coordinates. Journal of Vision, 18(8):13, 1-13.

Paeye, C., Collins, T., Cavanagh, P. & Herwig, A. (2018). Calibration of peripheral perception of shape with and without eye movements. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 80(3), 723-737.

Riechelmann, E., Pieczykolan, A., Horstmann, G., Herwig, A., & Huestegge, L. (2017). Spatio-temporal dynamics of action-effect associations in oculomotor control. Acta Psychologica, 180, 130-136.

Horstmann, G., & Herwig, A., Becker, S. I. (2016). Distractor dwelling, skipping, and revisiting determine target absent performance in difficult visual search. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1152. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01152.

Horstmann, G., & Herwig, A. (2016). Novelty biases attention and gaze in a surprise trial. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 69-77.

Herwig, A. (2015). Transsaccadic integration and perceptual continuity. Journal of Vision, 15(16):7, 1-6.

Herwig, A. (2015). Linking perception and action by structure or process? Toward an integrative perspective. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 52, 105-116.

Herwig, A., Weiß, K., & Schneider W. X. (2015). When circles become triangular: How transsaccadic predictions shape the perception of shape. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1339, 97-105.

Horstmann, G., & Herwig, A. (2015). Surprise attracts the eyes and binds the gaze. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 743-749.

Poth, C. H., Herwig, A., & Schneider, W. X. (2015). Breaking object correspondence across saccadic eye movements deteriorates object recognition. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 9:176. doi:10.3389/fnsys.2015.00176.

Weiß, K., Schneider W. X., & Herwig, A. (2015). A "blanking effect" for surface features: Transsaccadic spatial frequency discrimination is improved by post-saccadic blanking. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, 1500-1506.

Becker, S. I., Horstmann, G., & Herwig, A. (2014). Eye movement control. Journal of Ophthalmology, 2014, 1-2. doi:10.1155/2014/262541.

Herwig, A., & Schneider, W. X. (2014). Predicting object features across saccades: Evidence from object recognition and visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(5), 1903-1922.

Weiß, K., Schneider, W. X., & Herwig, A. (2014). Associating peripheral and foveal visual input across saccades: A default mode of the human visual system? Journal of Vision, 14(11):7, 1-15.

Griffiths, G., Herwig, A., & Schneider, W. X. (2013). Stimulus localization interferes with stimulus recognition: Evidence from an attentional blink paradigm. Journal of Vision, 13(7):7, 1-14.

Herwig, A, & Waszak, F. (2012). Action-effect bindings and ideomotor learning in intention- and stimulus-based actions. Frontiers in Psychology. 3:444. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00444.

Herwig, A., & Horstmann, G. (2011). Action-effect associations revealed by eye movements. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18 (3), 531-537.

Weiss, C., Herwig, A., & Schütz-Bosbach, S. (2011). The self in action effects: Selective attenuation of self-generated sounds. Cognition, 121(2), 207-218.

Weiss, C., Herwig, A., & Schütz-Bosbach, S. (2011). The self in social interactions: Sensory Attenuation of auditory action effects is stronger in interactions with others. PLoS ONE 6(7): e22723. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022723.

Herwig, A., Beisert, M., & Schneider, W. X. (2010). On the spatial interaction of visual working memory and attention: Evidence for a global effect from memory-guided saccades. Journal of Vision, 10(5):8, 1-10.

Herwig, A., & Massen, C. (2009). Action planning with two-handed tools. Psychological Research, 73, 727-740.

Herwig, A., & Waszak, F. (2009). Intention and attention in ideomotor learning. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 219-227.

Herwig, A., Prinz, W., & Waszak, F. (2007). Two modes of sensorimotor integration in intention-based and stimulus-based actions. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 1540-1554.

Waszak, F., & Herwig, A. (2007). Effect anticipation modulates deviance processing in the brain. Brain Research, 1183, 74-82.

Books and book entries

Herwig, A., Beisert, M., & Prinz, W. (2013). Action science emerging: Introduction and leitmotifs. In W. Prinz, M. Beisert, & A. Herwig, Action science: Foundations of an emerging discipline (pp. 1-33). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Herwig, A. (2014). Experimentelle Handlungsforschung: Die individuelle Perspektive. In W. Prinz (Hrsg.), Experimentelle Handlungsforschung: Kognitive Grundlagen der Wahrnehmung und Steuerung von Handlungen (S. 57-106). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.