Journal Articles (Kerzel)


Kerzel, D., & Constant, M. (2024). Dense and uniform displays facilitate the detection of salient targets. Visual Cognition <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Huynh Cong, S. (2024). Search mode, not the attentional window, determines the magnitude of attentional capture. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 86(2), 457–470. doi: 10.3758/s13414-022-02582-4 <pdf>

Liesefeld, H. R., Lamy, D., Gaspelin, N., Geng, J. J., Kerzel, D., Schall, J. D., Allen, H. A., Anderson, B. A., Boettcher, S., Busch, N. A., Carlisle, N. B., Colonius, H., Draschkow, D., Egeth, H., Leber, A. B., Muller, H. J., Roer, J. P., Schubo, A., Slagter, H. A., Theeuwes, J., & Wolfe, J. (2024). Terms of debate: Consensus definitions to guide the scientific discourse on visual distraction. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi: 10.3758/s13414-023-02820-3 <pdf>


Gaspelin, N., Lamy, D., Egeth, H. E., Liesefeld, H. R., Kerzel, D., Mandal, A., Müller, M. M., Schall, J. D., Schubö, A., Slagter, H. A., Stilwell, B. T, & van Moorselaar, D. (2023). The PD Component and the Inhibition of Distracting Stimuli. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 35(11), 1693-1715. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_02051 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Huynh Cong, S. (2023). The PD reflects selection of nontarget locations, not distractor suppression. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 35(9), 1478-1492. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_02023 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Renaud, O. (2023). Does attentional suppression occur at the level of perception or decision-making? Evidence from Gaspelin et al.’s (2015) probe letter task. Psychological Research, 87(4), 1243-1255. doi: 10.1007/s00426-022-01734-3 <pdf>


Huynh Cong, S. & Kerzel, D. (2022). The allocation of working memory resources determines the efficiency of attentional templates in single- and dual-target search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151(12), 2977-2989. doi: 10.1037/xge0001239 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Balbiani, C., Rosa, S., & Huynh Cong, S. (2022). Statistical learning in visual search reflects distractor rarity, not only attentional suppression. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 29(5), 1890-1897. doi: 10.3758/s13423-022-02097-x <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Huynh Cong, S. (2022). Guidance of visual search by negative attentional templates depends on task demands. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 48(6), 653-664. doi: 10.1037/xhp0001005 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Huynh Cong, S. (2022). Biased competition between targets and distractors reduces attentional suppression: Evidence from the Ppc and PD. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 34(9), 1563-1575. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01877 <pdf>


Burra, N., & Kerzel, D. (2021). Meeting another’s gaze shortens subjective time by capturing attention. Cognition, 212, 104734. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104734 <pdf>

Huynh Cong, S., & Kerzel, D. (2021). Allocation of resources in working memory: Theoretical and empirical implications for visual search. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 28(4), 1093-1111. doi: 10.3758/s13423-021-01881-5 <pdf>

Huynh Cong, S., & Kerzel, D. (2021). Attentional templates are protected from retroactive interference during visual search: Converging evidence from event-related potentials. Neuropsychologia, 162, 108026. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.108026 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Grubert, A. (2021). Capacity limitations in template-guided multiple color search. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 29(3), 901-909. doi: 10.3758/s13423-021-02040-6 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Huynh Cong, S. (2021). Attentional guidance by irrelevant features depends on their successful encoding into working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 47(9), 1182-1191. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000936 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Huynh Cong, S. (2021). Attentional templates are sharpened through differential signal enhancement, not differential allocation of attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 33(4), 594-610. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01677 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Huynh Cong, S. (2021). Statistical regularities cause attentional suppression with target-matching distractors. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 83(1), 270-282. doi: 10.3758/s13414-020-02206-9 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Huynh Cong, S., & Burra, N. (2021). Do we need attentional suppression? [Commentary on Luck et al., 2021]. Visual Cognition, 29(9), 580-582. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2021.1918304 <pdf>

Souto, D., & Kerzel, D. (2021). Visual selective attention and the control of tracking eye movements: A critical review. Journal of Neurophysiology, 125(5), 1552-1576. doi: 10.1152/jn.00145.2019 <pdf>


Born, S., Jordan, D., and Kerzel, D. (2020). Attribute amnesia can be modulated by foveal presentation and the pre-allocation of endogenous spatial attention. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 82(5), 2302-2314. doi: 10.3758/s13414-020-01983-7 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2020). Direct evidence for the optimal tuning of attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 46(7), 716-728. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000744 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Burra, N. (2020). Capture by context elements, not attentional suppression of distractors, explains the PD with small search displays. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32(6), 1170-1183. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01535 <pdf>

Huynh Cong, S., & Kerzel, D. (2020). New templates interfere with existing templates depending on their respective priority in visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 46(11), 1313-1327. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000859 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Andres, M. K.-S. (2020). Object features reinstated from episodic memory guide attentional selection. Cognition, 197, 104158. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2019.104158. <pdf>

Carlei, C., & Kerzel, D. (2020). Looking up improves performance in verbal tasks. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 25(2), 198-214. doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2019.1646755 <pdf>

Schönhammer, J. G., Becker, S. I., & Kerzel, D. (2020). Attentional capture by context cues, not inhibition of cue singletons, explains same location costs. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 46(6), 610-628. doi:10.1037/xhp0000735 <pdf>


Born, S., Puntiroli, M., Jordan, D., and Kerzel, D. (2019). Saccadic selection does not eliminate attribute amnesia. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45(12), 2165-2173. doi: 10.1037/xlm0000703 <pdf>

Burra, N., Pittet, C., Barras, C., & Kerzel, D. (2019). Attentional suppression is delayed for threatening distractors. Visual Cognition, 27(3-4), 185-198. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2019.1593272 <pdf>

Burra, N., & Kerzel, D. (2019). Task demands modulate effects of threatening faces on early perceptual encoding. Frontiers Psychology, 10(2400). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02400 <pdf>

Burra, N., Kerzel, D., Munoz, D., Grandjean, D., & Ceravolo, L. (2019). Early spatial attention deployment toward and away from aggressive voices. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(1), 73-80. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsy100 <pdf>

De Sá Teixeira, N. A., Kerzel, D., Hecht, H., & Lacquaniti, F. (2019). A novel dissociation between Representational Momentum and Representational Gravity through response modality. Psychological Research, 83(6), 1223-1236. doi: 10.1007/s00426-017-0949-4 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Witzel, C. (2019). The allocation of resources in visual working memory and multiple attentional templates. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(5), 645-658. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000637 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2019). The precision of attentional selection is far worse than the precision of the underlying memory representation. Cognition, 186, 20-31. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2019.02.001 <pdf>

Lauffs, M. M., Choung, O.-h., Ögmen, H., Herzog, M. H., & Kerzel, D. (2019). Reference-frames in vision: Contributions of attentional tracking to non-retinotopic perception in the Ternus-Pikler display. Journal of Vision, 19(12), 7-7. doi: 10.1167/19.12.7 <pdf>

Souto, D., Chudasama, J., Kerzel, D., & Johnston, A. (2019). Motion integration is anisotropic during smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Neurophysiology, 121 (5), 1787-1797. doi: 10.1152/jn.00591.2018 <pdf>


Kerzel, D., Barras, C., & Grubert, A. (2018). Suppression of salient stimuli inside the focus of attention. Biological Psychology, 139, 106-114. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.10.010 <pdf>

Puntiroli, M., Kerzel, D., & Born, S. (2018). Placeholder objects shape spatial attention effects before eye movements. Journal of Vision, 18(6), 1, 1-20. doi: 10.1167/18.6.1 <pdf>

Schönhammer, J. G. & Kerzel, D. (2018). Optimal task-sets override attentional capture by rare cues. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44(5), 681-692. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000483 <pdf>

Souto, D., Born, S., & Kerzel, D. (2018). The contribution of forward masking to saccadic inhibition of return. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80(5), 1182-1192. doi: 10.3758/s13414-018-1490-2 <pdf>


Barras, C. & Kerzel, D. (2017). Target-nontarget similarity decreases search efficiency and increases stimulus-driven control in visual search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79(7), 2037-2043. doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1367-9 <pdf>

Barras, C. & Kerzel, D. (2017). Salient-but-irrelevant stimuli cause attentional capture in difficult, but attentional suppression in easy visual search. Psychophysiology, 54(12), 1826-1838. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12962 <pdf>

Burra, N., Coll, S. Y., Barras, C., & Kerzel, D. (2017). Electrophysiological evidence for attentional capture by irrelevant angry facial expressions: naturalistic faces. Neuroscience Letters, 637, 44-49. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2016.11.055 <pdf>

Burra, N., Kerzel, D., & Ramon, M. (2017). Gaze-cueing requires intact face processing – insights from acquired prosopagnosia. Brain and Cognition, 113, 125-132. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2017.01.008 <pdf>

Carlei, C., Framorando, D., Burra, N., & Kerzel, D. (2017). Face processing is enhanced in the left and upper visual hemi-fields. Visual Cognition, 25(7-8), 749-761. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2017.1327466 <pdf>

Carlei, C., & Kerzel, D. (2017). Stronger interference from distractors in the right hemifield during visual search. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 23(2), 152-165. doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2017.1327539 <pdf>

Puntiroli, M., Tandonnet, C., Kerzel, D., & Born, S. (2017). Race to accumulate evidence for few and many saccade alternatives: an exception to speed-accuracy trade-off. Experimental Brain Research, 235(2), 507-515. doi: 10.1007/s00221-016-4804-4 <pdf>

Schönhammer, J. G., Becker, S. I., & Kerzel, D. (2017). Which kind of attention is captured by cues with the relative target color? Visual Cognition, 25(7-8), 703-714. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2017.1323811 <pdf>

Schönhammer, J. G. & Kerzel, D. (2017). Detection costs and contingent attentional capture. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79(2), 429-437. doi: 10.3758/s13414-016-1248-7 <pdf>


Barras, C. & Kerzel, D. (2016). Active suppression of salient-but-irrelevant stimuli does not underlie resistance to visual interference. Biological Psychology, 121, 74–83. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.10.004 <pdf>

Barras, C., & Kerzel, D. (2016). Nogo stimuli do not receive more attentional suppression or response inhibition than neutral stimuli: Evidence from the N2pc, PD and N2 components in a spatial cueing paradigm. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:630. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00630 <pdf>

Burra, N., Barras, C., Coll, S. Y., & Kerzel, D. (2016). Electrophysiological evidence for attentional capture by irrelevant angry facial expressions. Biological Psychology, 120, 69-80. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.08.008 <pdf>

Burra, N., Kerzel, D., & George, N. (2016). Early left parietal activity elicited by direct gaze: a high-density EEG study. PloS One, 11(11), e0166430. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166430 <pdf>

Framorando, D., George, N., Kerzel, D., & Burra, N. (2016). Straight gaze facilitates face processing but does not cause involuntary attentional capture. Visual Cognition, 24(7-8), 381-391. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2017.1285840 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Barras, C. (2016). Distractor rejection in visual search breaks down with more than a single distractor feature. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(5), 648-657. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000180 <pdf>

Schönhammer, J. G., Grubert, A., Kerzel, D., & Becker, S. I. (2016). Attentional guidance by relative features: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Psychophysiology, 53(7), 1074-1083. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12645 <pdf>


Carlei, C. & Kerzel, D. (2015). The effect of gaze direction on the different components of visuo-spatial short-term memory. Laterality, 20(6), 738-754. doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2015.1047380 <pdf>

Dewi, J. D. M., Castel, C., Kerzel, D., Posada, A., & Thevenot, C. (2015). Strategies for written additions in adults. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 27(8), 979-991. doi: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1074241 <pdf>

Born, S., Kerzel, D, & Pratt, J. (2015). Contingent capture effects in temporal order judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 41(4), 995-1006. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000058 <pdf>


Puntiroli, M., Kerzel, D., & Born, S. (2015). Perceptual enhancement prior to intended and involuntary saccades. Journal of Vision, 15(4):2, 1–20. doi: 10.1167/15.4.2 <pdf>

van Zoest, W. & Kerzel, D. (2015). The effects of saliency on manual reach trajectories and reach target selection. Vision Research, 113, Part B, 179-187. doi: j.visres.2014.11.015 <pdf>


Burra, N. & Kerzel, D. (2014). The distractor positivity (Pd) signals lowering of attentional priority: Evidence from event-related potentials and individual differences. Psychophysiology, 51(7), 685-696. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12215 <pdf>

Burra, N., Kerzel, D., de Gelder, B., & Pegna, A.J. (2014). Lack of automatic attentional orienting by gaze cues following a bilateral loss of visual cortex. Neuropsychologia, 58, 75-80. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.04.003 <pdf>

Born, S., Mottet, I., & Kerzel, D. (2014). Pre-saccadic perceptual facilitation effects depend on saccade execution: Evidence from the stop-signal paradigm. Journal of Vision, 14(3):7, 1–10. doi: 10.1167/14.3.7 <pdf>

Carlei, C. & Kerzel, D. (2014). Gaze direction affects visuo-spatial short-term memory. Brain and Cognition, 90, 63-68. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2014.06.007 <pdf>

Schütz, A. C., Kerzel, D., & Souto, D. (2014). Saccadic adaptation induced by a perceptual task. Journal of Vision, 14(5):4, 1-19. doi: 10.1167/14.5.4 <pdf>

Souto, D. & Kerzel, D. (2014). Ocular tracking responses to background motion gated by feature-based attention. Journal of Neurophysiology, 112(5), 1074-1081. doi: 10.1152/jn.00810.2013 <pdf>


Ansorge, U., Priess, H., & Kerzel, D. (2013). Effects of relevant and irrelevant color singletons on inhibition of return and attentional capture. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75(8), 1687-1702. doi: 10.3758/s13414-013-0521-2 <pdf>

Born, S., Ansorge, U., & Kerzel, D. (2013). Predictability of spatial and non-spatial target properties improves perception in the pre-saccadic interval. Vision Research, 91, 93-101. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2013.08.003 <pdf>

Buetti, S., Tamietto, M., Hervais-Adelman, A., Kerzel, D., de Gelder, B., & Pegna, A.J. (2013). Dissociation between goal-directed and discrete response localization in a patient with bilateral cortical blindness. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(10), 1769-1775. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00404 <pdf>

Burra, N., Hervais-Adelman, A., Kerzel, D., Tamietto, M., de Gelder, B., & Pegna, A.J. (2013). Amygdala activation for eye-contact despite complete cortical blindness. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(25), 10483–10489. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.3994-12.2013 <pdf>

Burra, N. & Kerzel, D. (2013). Attentional capture during visual search is attenuated by target predictability: Evidence from the N2pc, Pd, and topographic segmentation. Psychophysiology, 50(5), 422–430. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12019 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Schönhammer, J. (2013). Salient stimuli capture attention and action. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75(8), 1633-1643. doi: 10.3758/s13414-013-0512-3 <pdf>

Samuel, F. & Kerzel, D. (2013). Judging whether it is aesthetic: Does equilibrium compensate for the lack of symmetry? iPerception, 4(1), 57-77. doi: 10.1068/i0557 <pdf>

Schütz, A.C., Lossin, F., & Kerzel, D. (2013). Temporal stimulus properties that attract gaze to the periphery and repel gaze from fixation. Journal of Vision, 13(5):6, 1-17. doi: 10.1167/13.5.6 <pdf>

Souto, D. & Kerzel, D. (2013). Like a rolling stone: Naturalistic visual kinematics facilitate tracking eye movements. Journal of Vision, 13(2):9, 1-12. doi: 10.1167/13.2.9 <pdf>


Adam, J.J., Buetti, S., & Kerzel, D. (2012). Coordinated flexibility: How initial gaze position modulates eye-hand coordination and reaching. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38(4), 891-901. doi: 10.1037/a0027592 <pdf>

Born, S., Ansorge, U., & Kerzel, D. (2012). Feature-based effects in the coupling between attention and saccades. Journal of Vision, 12(11). doi: 10.1167/12.11.27 <pdf>

Buetti, S., Juan, E., Rinck, M., & Kerzel, D. (2012). Affective states leak into movement execution: Automatic avoidance of threatening stimuli in fear of spider is visible in reach trajectories. Cognition and Emotion, 26(7), 1176-88. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2011.640662 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Buetti, S. (2012). Approach and avoidance movements are unaffected by cognitive conflict: a comparison of Simon effect and stimulus-response compatibility. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19(3), 456-461. doi: 10.3758/s13423-012-0246-6 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Born, S., & Schönhammer, J. (2012). Perceptual grouping allows for attention to cover noncontiguous locations and suppress capture from nearby locations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38(6), 1362-70. doi: 10.1037/a0027780 <pdf>

Seeber, K. & Kerzel, D. (2012). Cognitive load in simultaneous interpreting: model meets data. International Journal of Bilingualism, 16(2), 228-242. doi: 10.1177/1367006911402982 <pdf>


Born, S. & Kerzel, D. (2011). Effects of stimulus contrast and temporal delays in saccadic distraction. Vision Research, 51(10), 1163-1172. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2011.03.007 <pdf>

Born, S. & Kerzel, D. (2011). Time-course of feature-based top-down control in saccadic distractor effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37(6), 1689-1699. doi: 10.1037/a0024282 <pdf>

Born, S., Kerzel, D., & Theeuwes, J.( 2011). Evidence for a dissociation between the control of oculomotor capture and disengagement. Experimental Brain Research, 208(4), 621-631. doi: 10.1007/s00221-010-2510-1 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Schönhammer, J., Burra, N., Born, S., & Souto, D. (2011). Saliency changes appearance. PLoS ONE, 6(12), e28292. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028292 <pdf>

Samuel, F. & Kerzel, D. (2011). Is this object balanced or unbalanced? Judgments are on the safe side. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37(2), 529-538. doi: 10.1037/a0018732 <pdf>

Souto, D. & Kerzel, D. (2011). Attentional constraints on target selection for smooth pursuit eye movements. Vision Research, 51(1), 13-20. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2010.09.017 <pdf>


Buetti, S. & Kerzel, D. (2010). Effects of saccades and response type on the Simon effect: If you look at the stimulus, the Simon effect may be gone. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63(11), 2172-2189. doi: 10.1080/17470211003802434 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Born, S., & Souto, D. (2010). Inhibition of steady-state smooth pursuit and catch-up saccades by abrupt visual and auditory onsets. Journal of Neurophysiology, 104(5), 2573-2585. doi: 10.1152/jn.00193.2010 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Gauch, A., & Buetti, S. (2010). Involuntary attention with uncertainty: Peripheral cues improve perception of masked letters, but may impair perception of low-contrast letters. Journal of Vision, 10(12):12, 1-13. doi: 10.1167/10.12.12 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Zarian, L., Gauch, A., & Buetti, S. (2010). Large effects of peripheral cues on appearance correlate with low precision. Journal of Vision, 10(11):26, 1-14. doi: 10.1167/10.11.26 <pdf>

Van Diepen, R. M., Born, S., Souto, D., Gauch, A., & Kerzel, D. (2010). Visual flicker in the gamma-band range does not draw attention. Journal of Neurophysiology, 103(3), 1606-1613. doi: 10.1167/10.11.26 <pdf>

Roesch, E. B., Sander, D., Mumenthaler, C. Kerzel, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2010). Psychophysics of emotion: The QUEST for emotion perception. Journal of Vision, 10(3), 1-9. doi: 10.1167/10.3.4 <pdf>


Born, S. & Kerzel, D. (2009). Congruency effects in the remote distractor paradigm: Evidence for top-down modulation. Journal of Vision, 9(9), 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2009.09.018 <pdf>

Buetti, S. & Kerzel, D. (2009). Conflicts during response selection affect response programming: Reactions towards the source of stimulation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(3), 816-834. doi: 10.1037/a0011092 <pdf>

Gauch, A. & Kerzel, D. (2009). Contributions of visible persistence and perceptual set to the flash-lag effect: Focusing on flash onset abolishes the illusion. Vision Research. 49(24), 2983-2991. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2009.09.018 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Zarian, L., & Souto, D. (2009). Involuntary cueing effects on accuracy measures: stimulus- and task-dependence. Journal of Vision, 9(11), 1-16. doi: 10.1167/9.11.16 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Born, S., & Souto, D. (2009). Smooth pursuit eye movements and perception share target selection, but only some central resources. Behavioural Brain Research, 201(1), 66-73. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2009.01.032 <pdf>

Souto, D. & Kerzel, D. (2009). Involuntary cueing effects during smooth pursuit: Facilitation and inhibition of return in oculocentric coordinates. Experimental Brain Research, 192(1), 25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2009.01.032 <pdf>

Souto, D. & Kerzel, D. (2009). Evidence for an attentional component in saccadic inhibition of return. Experimental Brain Research, 195(4), 531-40. doi: 10.1007/s00221-008-1555-x <pdf>


Born, S. & Kerzel, D. (2008). Influence of target and distractor contrast on the remote distractor effect. Vision Research,48(28), 2805-2816. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2008.09.008 <pdf>

Buetti, S. & Kerzel, D. (2008). Time course of the Simon effect in pointing movements for horizontal, vertical, and acoustic stimuli: Evidence for a common mechanism underlying the Simon effect. Acta Psychologica, 129(3), 420-428. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2008.09.007 <pdf>

Gauch, A. & Kerzel, D. (2008). Perceptual asynchronies between color and motion at the onset of motion and along the motion trajectory. Perception & Psychophysics, 70(6), 1092-1103. doi: 10.3758/Pp.70.6.1092 <pdf>

Gauch, A. & Kerzel, D. (2008). Comparison of flashed and moving probes in the flash-lag effect: Evidence for misbinding of abrupt and continuous changes. Vision Research, 48(15), 1584-1591. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2008.04.025 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Gauch, A., & Ulmann, B. (2008). Local motion inside an object affects pointing less than smooth pursuit. Experimental Brain Research, 191(2), 187-95. doi: 10.1007/s00221-008-1514-6 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Müsseler, J. (2008). Mental and sensorimotor extrapolation fare better than motion extrapolation in the offset condition [Commentary on Romi Nijhawan]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31(2), 206-207. doi: 10.1017/S0140525x08003907 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Souto, D., & Ziegler, N. E. (2008). Effects of attention shifts to stationary objects during steady-state smooth pursuit eye movements. Vision Research, 48(7), 958-969. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2008.01.015 <pdf>

Müsseler, J., Stork, S., & Kerzel, D. (2008). Localizing the onset of moving stimuli by pointing or relative judgments: Variations in the size of the Fröhlich effect. Vision Research, 48(4), 611-617. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2007.1l.024 <pdf>

Schütz, A. C., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008). Improved visual sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Nature Neuroscience, 11(10), 1211-1216. doi: 10.1038/nn.2194 <pdf>

Souto, D. & Kerzel, D. (2008). Dynamics of attention during the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Vision, 8(14):3, 1-16. doi: 10.1167/8.14.3 <pdf>


Schütz, A. C., Delipetkos, E., Braun, D. I., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007). Temporal contrast sensitivity during smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Vision, 7(13), 1-15. doi: 10.1167/7.13.3 <pdf>


Kerzel, D. (2006). Why eye movements and perceptual factors have to be controlled in studies on "Representational Momentum". Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13(1), 166-173. doi: 10.3758/Bf03193829 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Aivar, P. M., Ziegler, N. E., & Brenner, E. (2006). Mislocalization of flashes during smooth pursuit hardly depends on the lighting conditions. Vision Research, 46(6-7), 1145-1154. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2005.06.032 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Weigelt, M., & Bosbach, S. (2006). Estimating the quantitative relation between incongruent information and response time. Acta Psychologica, 122(3), 267-279. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2005.12.001 <pdf>

Spering, M., Gegenfurtner, K. R., & Kerzel, D. (2006). Distractor interference during smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 32(5), 1136-1154. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.32.5.1136 <pdf>

White, B., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2006). The spatio-temporal tuning of the mechanisms in the control of saccadic eye movements. Vision Research, 46(22), 3886-3897. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2006.06.012 <pdf>

White, B., Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2006). Visually guided movements to color targets. Experimental Brain Research, 175(1), 110-126. doi: 10.1007/s00221-006-0532-5 <pdf>


Bosbach, S, Prinz, W., & Kerzel, D. (2005). Movement-based compatibility in simple response tasks. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 17(5), 695 - 707. doi: 10.1080/09541440540000086 <pdf>

Bosbach, S, Prinz, W., & Kerzel, D. (2005). Is direction position? Position- and direction-based correspondence effects in tasks with moving stimuli. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Section A: Human Psychology, 58A(3), 467-506. <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2005). Representational Momentum beyond internalized physics: Embodied mechanisms of anticipation cause errors in visual short-term memory. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 14(4), 180-184. doi: 10.1111/j.0963-7214.2005.00360.x <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Gegenfurtner, K. (2005). Motion-induced illusory displacement reexamined: Differences between perception and action? Experimental Brain Research, 162(2), 191-201. doi: 10.1007/s00221-004-2139-z <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Ziegler, N. E. (2005). Visual short-term memory during smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31(2), 354-372. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.31.2.354 <pdf>

Spering, M., Kerzel, D., Braun, D. I., Hawken, M. J., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2005). Effects of contrast on smooth pursuit eye movements. Journal of Vision, 5(5), 455-465. doi: 10:1167/5.5.6 <pdf>

White, B. J., Gegenfurtner, K. R., & Kerzel, D. (2005). Effects of structured non-target stimuli on saccadic latency. Journal of Neurophysiology, 93(6), 3214-23. doi: 10.1152/jn.01104.2004 <pdf>


Bosbach, S, Prinz, W., & Kerzel, D. (2004). A Simon-effect with stationary moving objects. (Demos) Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 30(1), 39-55. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.30.1.39 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2004). Attentional load modulates mislocalization of moving stimuli but does not eliminate the error. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11(5), 848-853. doi: 10.3758/Bf03196711 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2004). Spatial distortions and processing latencies in the onset repulsion and Fröhlich effects. Vision Research, 44(6), 577-590. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2003.10.011 <pdf>

Müsseler, J. & Kerzel, D. (2004). The trial context determines adjusted localization of stimuli: Reconciling the Fröhlich and Onset Repulsion Effects. Vision Research, 44(19), 2201-2206. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2004.04.007 <pdf>

Müsseler, J., van der Heijden, A. H. C. & Kerzel, D. (2004) Visual space perception and action: Introductory remarks. Visual Cognition, 11(2/3), 129-136. doi: 10.1080/13506280344000455 <pdf>


Kerzel, D. (2003). Asynchronous perception of motion and luminance change. Psychological Research, 67(4), 233-239. doi: 10.1007/s00426-002-0121-6 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2003). Attention maintains mental extrapolation of target position: Irrelevant distractors eliminate forward displacement after implied motion. Cognition, 88(1), 109-131. doi: 10.1016/S0010-0277(03)00018-0 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2003). Centripetal force draws the eyes, not memory of the target, toward the center. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 29(3), 458-466. doi: 10.1037/0278-7393.29.3.458 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2003). Mental extrapolation of target position is strongest with weak motion signals and motor responses. Vision Research, 43(25), 2623-2635. doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(03)00466-8 <pdf>


Kerzel, D. & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2003). Neuronal processing delays are compensated in the sensorimotor branch of the visual system. Current Biology, 13(22), 1975-1978. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2003.10.054 <pdf>


Kerzel, D. (2002). A matter of design: There is no representational momentum without expectancy. Visual Cognition, 9(1/2), 66-80. doi: 10.1080/13506280143000322 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2002). Attention shifts and memory averaging. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Section A: Human Psychology, 55(2), 425-443. doi: 10.1080/02724980143000424 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2002). Different localization of motion onset with pointing and relative judgements. Experimental Brain Research, 145(3), 340-350. doi: 10.1007/s00221-002-1126-5 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2002). Evidence for effects of phonological correspondence between visible speech and written syllables. Psychological Research, 66(3), 195-200. doi: 10.1007/s00426-002-0088-3 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2002). Memory for the position of stationary objects: Disentangling foveal bias and memory averaging. Vision Research, 42(2), 159-167. doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(01)00274-7 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2002). "Representational Momentum": Wahrnehmung oder Kognition?. Psychologische Rundschau, 53(3), 101-108. <pdf>



Kerzel, D. (2002). The locus of "memory displacement" is perceptual: Effects of velocity, expectation, friction, memory averaging and weight. Perception & Psychophysics. 64(4), 680-692. doi: 10.3758/Bf03194735 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Müsseler, J. (2002). Effects of stimulus material on the Fröhlich illusion. Vision Research, 42(2), 181-189. doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(01)00271-1 <pdf>

Müsseler, J., Stork, S., & Kerzel, D. (2002). Comparing mislocalizations with moving stimuli: The Fröhlich effect, the flash-lag effect and representational momentum. Visual Cognition, 9(1/2), 120-138. doi: 10.1080/13506280143000359 <pdf>


Kerzel, D., Hecht, H., & Kim, N.-G. (2001). Time to passage judgments on circular trajectories are based on relative optical acceleration. Perception & Psychophysics. 63(7), 1153-70. doi: 10.3758/Bf03194531 <pdf>

Mechsner, F., Kerzel, D., Knoblich, G.& Prinz, W. (2001) Perceptual basis of bimanual coordination. Nature, 414(6859), 69-72. doi: 10.1038/35102060 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Hommel, B., & Bekkering, H. (2001). A Simon-effect induced by induced motion: Evidence for a linkage between cognitive and motor maps. Perception & Psychophysics, 63(5), 862-874. doi: 10.3758/Bf03194443 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Jordan, J. S., & Müsseler, J. (2001). The role of perception in the mislocalization of the final position of a moving target. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27(4), 829-840. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.27.4.829 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2001). Visual short‑term memory is influenced by haptic perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 27(4), 1101-1109. doi: 10.1037/0278-7393.27.4.1101 <pdf>


Kerzel D. (2000). Eye movements and visible persistence explain the mislocalization of the final position of a moving target. Vision Research, 40(27), 3703-3715. doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(00)00226-1 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., Bekkering, H., Wohlschläger, A., & Prinz, W. (2000). Launching the effect: Representations of causal movements are influenced by what they lead to. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Section A: Human Psychology. 53(4), 1163-1185. doi: 10.1080/02724980050156344 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Bekkering, H. (2000). Motor activation from visible speech: Evidence from stimulus response compatibility. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 26(2), 634-647. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.26.2.634 <pdf>


Kerzel, D., Hecht, H., & Kim, N.-G. (1999). Image velocity, not tau, explains arrival time judgments from global optical flow. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 25(6), 1540-1555. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.25.6.1540 <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Hecht, H. (1997). Heading backwards: Perceived direction of movement in contracting and expanding optical flow fields. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4(4), 516-523. <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Hecht, H. (1997). Grenzen der perzeptuellen Robustheit bei perspektivischer Verzerrung. Zeitschrift für experimentelle Psychologie, 44, 394-430.

Books (Kerzel)

Kerzel, D., Franz, V., & Gegenfurtner, K. (2004). Experimentelle Psychologie: Beiträge zur 46. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologien. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Müsseler, J., Van der Heijden, A. H. C., & Kerzel, D. (Eds.). (2004). A special Issue of Visual Cognition: Visual space perception and action. New York: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis.

Book Chapters (Kerzel)

Müsseler, J., & Kerzel, D. (2018). Mislocalizations at the onset position of moving stimuli. In T. L. Hubbard (Ed.), Spatial biases in perception and cognition (pp. 109-120). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. <pdf>

Hecht, H. & Kerzel, D. (2010). Causality. In B. E. Goldstein (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Perception (Vol. 1, pp. 236-239). London, UK: Sage Publications. <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2010). The Fröhlich effect: past and present. In R. Nijhawan & B. Khurana (Eds.), Space and Time in Perception and Action (pp. 321-337). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511750540.019 <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2009). Perception. In M. D. Binder, N. Hirokawa & U. Windhorst (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (pp. 3098-3102). Berlin: Springer-Verlag GmbH. <pdf>

Kerzel, D. & Prinz, W. (2006). Performance. In L. Nadel (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science (pp. 560-565). Nature Publishing Group. doi: 10.1002/0470018860.s00592 <pdf>

Jordan, J. S., Stork, S., Knuf, L., Kerzel, D., & Müsseler, J. (2002). Intentionality in Perception / Action Space. In W. Prinz and B. Hommel (Eds.), Attention and Performance XIX: Common Mechanisms in Perception and Action. (pp. 158-176). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. <pdf>

Kerzel, D. (2000). Zeitwahrnehmung und Zeitschätzung im Umgang mit Objekten: Ein Kommentar zu Rammsayer. In K. Müller & G. Aschersleben (Hrsg.), Rhythmus. Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch. Bern : Huber. <pdf>

Kerzel, D., & Hecht, H. (2001). Visual causality. In M. May & U. Oestermeier (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Causality (Bern Studies 4 ed., pp. 119-139). Books on Demand. <pdf>