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Prof. Dr. Heiner Deubel

Prof. Dr. Heiner Deubel


Department Psychologie

Raum: 3310
Leopoldstr. 13
D-80802 München

Room: 2106
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 5211

Office hours:
Di 13 - 14 Uhr

Further Information

Ausgewählte Publikationen / Manuskripte im Druck:

  • Deubel, H. (1999). Separate mechanisms for the adaptive control of reactive, volitional, and memory-guided saccadic eye movements. In: D. Gopher & A. Koriat (eds.) Attention and Performance XVII. Cambridge:MIT Press, pp. 697-721.
  • O’Regan, K., Deubel, H., Clark, J.J., & Rensink, R.A. (2000). Picture changes during blinks: Looking without seeing and seeing without looking. Visual Cognition, 7, 191-211.
  • Schneider, W.X. & Deubel, H. (2002). Selection-for-perception and selection-for-spatial-motor-action are coupled by visual attention: A review of recent findings and new evidence from stimulus-driven saccade control. In W. Prinz & B. Hommel: Attention and Performance XIX: Common Mechanisms in Perception and Action. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 609-627.
  • Hier gibt es nichts zu sehen! Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, No. 24, 15.6.2001.
  • Deubel, H., Bridgeman, B., & Schneider, W. (2002). Transsaccadic memory of position and form. Progress in Brain Research, 140,  165-180.
  • Schiegg, A., Deubel, H., & Schneider, W.X. (2003) Attentional selection during preparation of prehension movements. Visual Cognition, 10(4), 409-431.
  • Deubel, H. & Schneider, W.X. (2003). Delayed saccades, but not delayed manual aiming movements, require visual attention shifts Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1004, 289-296.
  • Deubel, H. (2004). Localization of targets across saccades: Role of landmark objects. Visual Cognition, 11, 173-202.
  • Deubel, H., Schneider, W.X., & Bridgeman, B. (2004). Different effects of eyelid blinking and target blanking on saccadic suppression of displacement. Perception & Psychophysics, 66, 772-778.
  • Deubel, H. & Schneider, W.X. (2004). Attentional selection in sequential manual movements, movements around an obstacle, and in grasping. In G.W. Humphreys and M.J. Riddoch (Eds.): Attention in Action. Hove: Psychology Press, pp. 69-91.
  • SZ-Serie "Die Sinne":
  • De'Sperati, C. & Deubel, H. (2006). Mental extrapolation of motion modulates responsivness to visual stimuli. Vision Research. 46, 2593-2601.
  • Baldauf, D., Wolf, M., & Deubel, H. (2006). Deployment of visual attention before sequences of goal-directed hand movements. Vision Research, 46, 4355-4374.
  • Baldauf, D. & Deubel, H. (2008) Properties of attentional selection during the preparation of sequential saccades. Experimental Brain Research,  184, 411-425.
  • Baldauf, D. & Deubel, H. (2008) Visual attention during the preparation of bimanual movements. Vision Research, 48, 549-563.
  • Deubel, H. (2008). The time course of presaccadic attention shifts. Psychological Research, 72, 630-640.
  • Baldauf, D. & Deubel, H. (2009). Attentional selection of multiple goal positions before rapid hand movement sequences: an ERP study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(1), 18-29.
  • Hesse, C. & Deubel, H. (2009) Changes in grasping kinematics due to different start postures of the hand. Human Movement Science, 28, 415-436.
  • Juravle, G & Deubel, H. (2009) Action enhances the processing of tactile targets. Experimental Brain Research, 198, 301-311.
  • Collins, T., Rolfs, M., Deubel, H., & Cavanagh, P. (2009) Post-saccadic location judgements reveal remapping of saccade targets to non-fovel locations. Journal of Vision, 9(5):29, 1-9.
  • Jonikaitis, D., Deubel, H., & de’Sperati, C. (2009) Time gaps in mental imagery introduced by competing saccadic tasks. Vision Research, 49, 2164-2175.
  • Sharikadze, M., Cong, D., Stade, G., Deubel, H. & Wolf, W. (2009). Dual-tasking: is manual tapping independent of concurrently executed saccades? Brain Research, 1283, 41-49.
  • Deubel, H., Koch, C., & Bridgeman, B. (2010). Landmarks facilitate visual space constancy across saccades and during fixation. Vision Research, 50, 249-259. [Demo for spatial references]
  • Gramann, K., Sharkawy, J, & Deubel, H. (2009). Eye-movements during navigation in a virtual tunnel. International Journal of Neuroscience, 119 (10), 1755-1778
  • Hesse, C. & Deubel, H. (2010) Effect of altered transport paths and intermediate movement goals on human grasp kinematics. Experimental Brain Research, 201, 93-109.
  • Juravle, G., Deubel, H., Hong, Z.T., & Spence, C. (2010). Changes in tactile sensitivity over the time-course of a goal-directed movement. Behavioural Brain Research, 208(2), 391-401.
  • Hesse, C., Nakagawa, T. & Deubel, H. (2010). Bimanual movement control is mediated by fixation strategies. Experimental Brain Research.
  • Hesse, C. & Deubel, H. (2010) Advance planning in sequential pick-and-place tasks. Journal of Neurophysiology, 104, 508-516.
  • Jonikaitis, D. & Deubel, H. (2011). Parallel and independent allocation of attention to eye and hand movement goals. Psychological Science.
  • Baldauf, D. & Deubel, H. (2010). Attentional landscapes in reaching and grasping. Minireview. Vision Research, 50, 999-1013.
  • Jonikaitis, D., Schubert, T., & Deubel, H. (2010) Preparing coordinated eye and hand movements: Dual task costs are not attentional. Journal of Vision.
  • Rolfs, M., Jonikaitis, D., Deubel, H.., & Cavanagh, P. (2011) Predictive remapping of attention before eye movements. Nature Neuroscience.
  • Hesse, C. & Deubel, H. (2011). Efficient grasping requires attentional resources. Vision Research.
  • Juravle, G., Deubel, H., Spence, C. (2010). Attention and suppression affect tactile perception in reach-to-grasp movements. Acta Psychologica.
  • M. Przybylski, R. Gilster, T. Asfour, H. Deubel, and R. Dillmann (2011) "Human-Inspired Selection of Grasp Hypotheses for Execution on a Humanoid Robot", in 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2011.
  • Gilster, R., Hesse, C., & Deubel, H. (2012) Contact points during multidigit grasping of geometrical objects. Experimental Brain Research.
  • Hesse, C., Schenk, T., & Deubel, H. (2012). Attention is needed for action control: Further evidence from grasping. Vision Research, 71, 37-43. 
  • Gilster, R., Hesse, C., & Deubel, H. (2012) Contact points during multidigit grasping of geometrical objects. Experimental Brain Research, 217, 137-151. 
  • Dhawan, S., Deubel, H., & Jonikaitis, D. (2013). Inhibition of saccades elicits attentional suppression. Journal of Vision, 13(6):9, 1-12. 
  • Deubel, H. (2014) Attention in Action. In: A.C. Nobre & S. Kastner, The Oxford Handbook of Attention. Oxford University Press, pp. 865-889. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199675111.013.019 
  • Hanning, N.M., Jonikaitis, D., Deubel, H. & Szinte, M. (2016). Oculomotor selection underlies feature retention in visual working memory. Journal of Neurophysiology. Vol. 115 no. 2, 1071-1076 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00927.2015/175/ 
  • Klapetek, A., Jonikaitis, D., & Deubel, H. (2015). Attention allocation before antisaccades. Journal of Vision, 16(1), 1-16. doi: 10.1167/16.1.11 
  • Szinte, M., Jonikaitis, D., Rolfs, M., Cavanagh, P. & Deubel, H. (2016) Presaccadic motion integration between current and future retinotopic locations of attended objects. Journal of Neurophysiology, 116 (4), 1592-1602. DOI: 10.1152/jn.00171.2016


  • W. Becker, H. Deubel & Th. Mergner (eds.) Current Oculomotor Research: Physiological and Psychological Aspects. Plenum. New York, London, 1999.
  •  J. Hyönä, R. Radach & H. Deubel (eds.). The Mind’s Eye: Cognitive and Applied Aspects of Eye Movements. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 2002.