Publikationen Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Hecht

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  • Welsch, R., Kolar, D., Witthöft, M., Hecht, H., & Legenbauer, T. (in press). Body image avoidance affects interpersonal distance perception: a virtual environment experiment. European Eating Disorders Review.
  • Bernhard, C., & Hecht, H. (in press). The ups and downs of camera-monitor systems: The effect of camera position on rearward distance perception. Human Factors.
  • Welsch, R., von Castell, C., & Hecht, H. (in press). Interpersonal distance regulation and approach-a voidance reactions are altered in psychopathy. Clinical Psychological Science.
  • Hauck, P. S., & Hecht, H. (2019). The louder, the longer: Object length perception is influenced by loudness, but not by pitch. Vision, 3, 57. [Abstract]
  • Muttray, A., Löb, N., Poplawski, A., Hecht, H., Beutel, T., & Rose, D. M. (2019). Zur Paralleltestreliabilität des Corporal Plus. Zeitschrift für Verkehrssicherheit, 65(4), 264-270.
  • Bowers, A. R., Sheldon, S., & Hecht, H. (in press). The effects of hemianopia on perception of mutual gaze. Optometry and Vision Science
  • von Castell, Hecht, H., & Oberfeld, D. (in press). Wall patterns influence the perception of interior space. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • Welsch, R., von Castell, C., & Hecht, H. (2019). The anisotropy of personal space. PLoS ONE, 14(6). [Abstract]
  • Reinhard, R., Rutrecht, H., Hengstenberg, P., Tutulmaz, E., Geissler, B., Hecht, H., & Muttray, A. (2019). Effects of visually induced motion sickness on emergency braking reaction times in a driving simulator. Human Factors, 61(6), 1004–1018.
  • Hecht, H., Welsch, R., Viehoff, J., & Longo, M. (2019). The shape of personal space. Acta Psychologica, 193, 113-122.
  • 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 [Abstract]
  • Jung, T., Kaß, C., Zapf, D., & Hecht, H. (2019). Effectiveness and user acceptance of infotainment-lockouts: A driving-simulator study. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 60, 643-656.
  • Hemmerich, W. A., Shahal, A., & Hecht, H. (2019). Predictors of visually induced motion sickness in women. Displays, 58, 27-32.
  • Hauck, P. S., & Hecht, H. (2019). Having a drink with Tchaikovsky: The crossmodal influence of background music on the taste of beverages. Multisensory Research, 32, 1-24. [Abstract]
  • Sicorello, M., Stevanov, J., Ashida, H., & Hecht, H. (2019). Effect of gaze on personal space: A Japanese–German cross-cultural study. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 50(1), 8–21.
  • Geng, Y., Sikoglu, E. M., Hecht, H., & Vaina, L. M. (2018). Functional neuroanatomy of time-to-passage perception. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 8, 622-640.
  • von Castell, Hecht, H., & Oberfeld, D. (2018). Bright paint makes interior space surfaces appear farther away. PLoS ONE, 13(9): e0201976. [Abstract]
  • von Castell, Hecht, H., & Oberfeld, D. (2018). Which attribute of ceiling color influences perceived room height? Human Factors, 60, 1228–1240.
  • Daum, S. O., & Hecht, H. (2018). Effects of symmetry, texture, and monocular viewing on geographical slant estimation. Consciousness and Cognition, 64, 183-195.
  • Welsch, R., Hecht, H., & von Castell, C. (2018). Psychopathy and the regulation of interpersonal distance. Clinical Psychological Science, 6(6), 835–847.
  • Hecht, H., Ramdohr, M., & von Castell, C. (2018). Underestimation of large distances in active and passive locomotion. Experimental Brain Research, 236(6), 1603-1609.
  • Thönes, S., Stocker, K., Brugger, P., & Hecht, H. (2018). Is mental time embodied interpersonally? Cognitive Processing 19(3), 419–427. [Abstract]
  • Baranowski, A. M., & Hecht, H. (2018). Effect of camera angle on perception of trust and attractiveness. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 36, 90-100.
  • Baranowski, A. M., Burkhard, A., Czernik, E., & Hecht, H. (2018). The CSI-education effect: Do potential criminals benefit from forensic TV series? International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 52, 86-97.
  • Enns, J. T., Becker, S. I., Brockmole, J., Castelhano, M., Creem-Regehr, S., Gray, R., Hecht, H., Juhasz, B., Philbeck, J. & Woodman, G. (2017). Linking contemporary research to the classics: Celebrating 125 years at APA. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(10), 1695-1700. [PDF]
  • Hesslinger, V. M., Carbon, C. C., & Hecht, H. (2017). The sense of being watched is modulated by arousal and duration of the perceptual episode. i-Perception, 8(6), 2041669517742179.
  • Winterberg, M., Hemmerich, W., Mundloch, K., Holzwig, P., Rupanova, A., Schönewolf, A., Winands, N., Hecht, H., & Stevanov, J. (2017). Do happy faces really modulate liking for Jackson Pollock art and statistical fractal noise images? Psihologija, 50(3), 219–237.
  • Thönes, & Hecht, H. (2017). Counting does not improve the accuracy of long time productions. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.79(8), 2576-2589. doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1407-5
  • Hesslinger, V. M., Carbon, C. C., & Hecht, H. (in press). Social factors in aesthetics: Social conformity pressure and a sense of being watched affect aesthetic judgments. i-Perception.
  • von Castell, C., Stelzmann, D., Oberfeld, D., Welsch, R., & Hecht, H. (2017). Cognitive performance and emotion are indifferent to ambient color. Color Research & Application.
  • Baranowski, A. M., Teichmann, R. & Hecht, H. (2017). Canned emotions: Effects of genre and audience reaction on emotions [elicited in movies]. Art & Perception, 5, 312–336.
  • Reinhard, R., Rutrecht, H., Hengstenberg, P., Tutulmaz, E., Geissler, B., Hecht, H., & Muttray, A. (2017). The best way to assess visually induced motion sickness in a fixed-base driving simulator. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 48, 74-88.
  • Baranowski, A. M., & Hecht, H. (2017). Effect of camera angle on perception of trust and attractiveness. Empirical Studies of the Arts, ONLINE FIRST
  • Nooij, S. A. E., Pretto, P., Oberfeld, D., Hecht, H., & Bülthoff, H. H. (2017). Vection is the main contributor to motion sickness induced by visual yaw rotation: Implications for conflict and eye movement theories. PLoS ONE, 12(4), e0175305. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175305
  • Baranowski, A. M., & Hecht, H. (2017). 100 years of photoplay: Münsterberg's lasting contribution to cognitive movie psychology. Projections, 11(2), 1-21.
  • Harbort, J., Witthöft, M., Spiegel, J., & Hecht, H. (2017). The effects of social pressure and emotional expression on the cone of gaze in patients with social anxiety disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 55, 16-24.
  • Baranowski, A. M., & Hecht, H. (2017). The auditory Kuleshov effect: multisensory integration in movie editing. Perception, 46, 624-631.
  • Bellem, H., Klüver, M., Schrauf, M., Schöner, H.-P., Hecht, H., & Krems, J. F. (2017). Can we study autonomous driving comfort in moving base simulators? A validation study. Human Factors, 59, 442-456.
  • De Sá Teixeira, N. A., Hecht, H., Artiles, A. D., Seyedmadani, K., Sherwood, D. P., & Young, L. R. (2017). Vestibular stimulation interferes with the dynamics of an internal representation of gravity. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 2290-2305.
  • von Castell, Hecht, H., & Oberfeld, D. (2017). Measuring perceived ceiling height in a visual comparison task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 516-532.
  • Shahal, A., Hemmerich, W., & Hecht, H. (2016). Brightness and contrast do not affect visually induced motion sickness in a passively-flown fixed-base flight simulator. Displays, 44, 5–14.
  • Thönes, & Hecht, H. (2016). How long did you look at me? The influence of gaze direction on perceived duration and temporal sensitivity. Perception, 45, 612-630
  • Klüver, M., Herrigel, C., Heinrich, C., Schöner, H.-P., & Hecht, H. (2016). The behavioral validity of dual-task driving performance in fixed and moving base driving simulators. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 37, 78–96.
  • Baranowski, A. M., Keller, K., Neumann, J., & Hecht, H. (2016). Genre-dependent effects of 3D film on presence, motion sickness, and protagonist perception. Displays, 44, 53–59.
  • Klüver, M., Hecht, H. &, Troje, N. F. (2016). Internal consistency predicts attractiveness in biological motion walkers. Evolution & Human Behavior, 37(1), 40-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.07.001
  • von Castell, C., Oberfeld, D., & Hecht, H. (2014). The effect of furnishing on perceived spatial dimensions and spaciousness of interior space. PLoS One, 9(11), e113267.
  • Oberfeld, D., Thönes, S., Palayoor, B., & Hecht, H. (2014). Depression does not affect time perception and time-to-contact estimation. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 24 July 2014.
  • Baurès, R., Oberfeld, D., Tournier, I., Hecht, H., & Cavallo, V. (2014). Arrival-time judgments on multi-lane streets: The failure to ignore irrelevant traffic. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 65, 72–84.
  • Landwehr, K., Baures, R., Oberfeld, D., & Hecht, H. (2013). Visual discrimination thresholds for time-to-arrival. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.
  • Oberfeld, D., & Hecht, H. (2011). Fashion versus perception: The impact of surface lightness on the perceived dimensions of interior space. Human Factors, 53(3), 284-298.
  • Oberfeld, D., Hecht, H. & Landwehr, K. (2011). Effects of task-irrelevant texture motion on time-to-contact judgments. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73(2), 581-596.
  • Gamer, M., Hecht, H., Seipp, N., Hiller, W. (i2011). Who is looking at me? The cone of gaze widens in social phobia. Cognition and Emotion, 25(4), 756-764.
  • Mülenz, C., Hecht, H., & Gamer, M. (2010). Testing the egocentric mirror-rotation hypothesis. Seeing and Perceiving, 23 (5-6), 373-383.
  • Stadie, A. T., Degenhardt, I., Conesa, G., Reisch, R., Kockro, R. A. Fischer, G., & Hecht, H. (2010). Comparing expert and novice spatial representation on the basis of VR simulation, MRI images, and physical objects. The Journal of Cybertherapy & Rehabilitation, 3 (3), 299-306. [PDF]
  • Oberfeld, D.,Hecht,H.,Gamer,M. (2010). Surface lightness influences perceived roomheight. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63 (10),1999–2011. [PDF]
  • Bennett, S. J., Baurès, R., Hecht, H., & Benguigui, N.(2010). Eyemovements influence estimation of time-to-contact inprediction motion. Experimental Brain Research, 206, 399-407. [PDF]
  • Keshavarz, B.,Landwehr,K.,Baurès,R.,Oberfeld,D.,Hecht,H., &Benguigui,N. (2010). Age-correlated incremental consideration of velocity informationin relativetime-to-arrival judgments. Ecological Psychology, 22 (3), 212–221 [PDF]
  • Baurès,R., Oberfeld,D.,Hecht,H.(2010).Judging the contact-times of multiple objects: Evidence for an  symmetric interference. Acta Psychologica,134,363-371. [Abstract]
  • Lobmaier, J., Mast, F., Hecht, H. (2010). For the mind’s eye the world is two-dimensional. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17, 36-40. [PDF]
  • Oberfeld, D., Hecht, H., Allendorf, U. & Wickelmaier, F. (2009). Ambient lighting modifies the taste of wine. Journal of Sensory Studies, 24(6), 797-832. [PDF]
  • Baurès, R., Benguigui, N., Amorim, M.-A., Hecht, H. (2009). Intercepting real and simulated falling objects: What's the difference? Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 184, 48–53. [PDF]
  • Shim, J., Hecht, H., Lee, J.-E., Yook D. W. & Kim, J. (2009). The limits of visual mass perception. Quaterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 2210-2221. [PDF]
  • Daum, S. O. & Hecht, H. (2009). Distance estimation in vista space. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71 (5), 1127-1137. [PDF]
  • Hecht, H., & Kalkofen, H. (2009). Questioning the rules of continuity editing: an empirical study. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 27, 1-23. [PDF]
  • Löffler, K. I., Fella, K., Mentel, A., Husemann, B., Rossbach, B., Hecht, H., Letzel, S. (2008). Beeinflusst Musik die Fahrleistung beim Autofahren? Ergomed: Zeitschrift für angewandte Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitshygiene und Umweltmedizin, 5, 142-151.
  • Garrick-Bethell, I., Jarchow, T., Hecht, H. & Young, L. R. (2008). Vestibular adaptation to centrifugation does not transfer across planes of head rotation. Journal of Vestibular Research, 18, 25-37. [PDF]
  • Oberfeld, D., & Hecht,H. (2008). Effects of a moving distractor object on time-to-contact judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34 (3),605-623. [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Hecht, H., & Brendel, E. (2008). Künstliche Schwerkraft: Die schwellennahe Adaptation des vestibulären Systems. Flugmedizin, Tropenmedizin, Reisemedizin, 15 (2), 63-67. [Abstract]
  • Cheung, C. C., Hecht, H., Jarchow, T., & Young, L. R. (2007). Threshold-based vestibular adaptation to cross-coupled canal stimulation. Journal of Vestibular Research, 17, 171-181. [PDF]
  • Hecht, H., & Brauer, J. (2007). Convex rear view mirrors compromise distance and time-to-contact judgements. Ergonomics, 50, 601–614. [Abstract]
  • Gamer, M., & Hecht, H. (2007). Are You Looking at Me? Measuring the Cone of Gaze. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 33, 705-715. [Abstract]
  • Hecht, H. (2006). Film as dynamic event perception: Technological development forces realism to retreat. Image: Journal of Interdisciplinary Image Science, January 2006. [PDF]
  • Bertamini, M., Jones, L., Spooner, A. & Hecht, H. (2005). Boundary extension: The role of magnification, object size, context and binocular information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31. 1288-1307. [PDF] doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.31.6.1288
  • Hecht, H., Bertamini, M., & Gamer, M. (2005). Naïve optics: Acting upon mirror reflections. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31. 1023-1038. [Abstract] [PDF] doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.31.5.1023
  • Méliga, P., Hecht, H., Young, L. R., & Mast, F. W. (2005). Artificial Gravity - head movements during short-radius centrifugation: Influence of cognitive effects. Acta Astronautica, 56, 859 – 866. [PDF]
  • Bertamini, M., Spooner, A., & Hecht, H. (2003). Naïve optics: Predicting and perceiving reflections in mirrors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 29, 982-1002. [Abstract] [PDF] doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.29.5.982
  • Young, L.R., Sienko, K.H., Lyne, L.E., Hecht, H., & Natapoff, A. (2003). Adaptation of the vestibulo-ocular reflex, subjective tilt, and motion sickness to head movements during short-radius centrifugation. Journal of Vestibular Research, 13, 65-77.  [Abstract]
  • Brown, E.L., Hecht, H., & Young, L.R. (2003). Sensorimotor aspects of high-speed artificial gravity: I. Sensory conflict in vetibular adaptation. Journal of Vestibular Research, 12. 271-282. [Abstract]
  • Hecht, H., Brown, E. L., & Young, L. R. (2002). Adapting to artificial gravity (AG) at high rotational speeds. Journal of Gravitational Physiology, 9 P1-P5. [PDF]
  • Croucher, C.J., Bertamini, M., & Hecht, H. (2002). Naive Optics: Undersstanding the Geometry of Mirror Reflections. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 28, 546-562. [PDF] doi: 10.1037//0096-1523.28.3.546
  • Hecht, H., Kaiser, M.K., Savelsbergh, G.J.P., & van der Kamp, J. (2002). The impact of spatiotemporal sampling on time-to-contact judgments. Perception & Psychophysics, 64. 650-666. [PDF]  doi: 10.3758//BF03194733
  • Hecht, H. (2001). Regularities of the physical world and the absence of their internalization. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 608-617. [PDF]  doi: 10.1017/S0140525X01000036
  • Young, L.R., Hecht, H., Lyne, L.E., Sienko, K.H., Cheung, C.C., & Kavelaars, J. (2001). Artivicial Gravity: Head Movements During Short-radius Centrifugation. Acta Astronautica, 49, 215-226.[PDF] [Abstract]
  • Kerzel, D., Hecht, H., & Kim, N.-G. (2001). Time-to-passage judgments on circular trajectories are based on relative optical acceleration. Perception & Psychophysics, 63, 1153-1170. [PDF]
  • Hecht, H., Vogt, S., & Prinz, W. (2001) Motor learning enhances perceptual judgment: a case for action-perception transfer. Psychological Research, 65, 3-14. [PDF] doi: 10.1007/s004260000043
  • Hecht, H., Kavelaars, J., Cheung, C.C., & Young, L.R. (2001). Orientation illusions and heart-rate changes during short-radius centrifugation. Journal of Vestibular Research, 11, 115-127. [Abstract]
  • Hecht, H. (2001). Universal internalization or pluralistic micro-theories? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 746-753. [PDF] doi: 10.1017/S0140525X0175008X
  • Hecht, H., & Bertamini, M. (2000). Understanding Projectile Acceleration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26, 730-746. [PDF] doi: 10.1037//0096-1523.26.2.730
  • Hecht, H. (2000). The Failings of Three Event Perception Theories. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 30, 0021-8308. [PDF] doi: 10.1111/1468-5914.00117
  • Hecht, H. (2000). Are Events and Affordances Commensurate Terms? Ecological Psychology, 12, 57-63. [PDF] doi: 10.1207/S15326969ECO1201_6
  • Oesker, M., Hecht, H., & Jung, B. (2000). Psychological evidence for unconscious processing of detail in real-time animation of multiple characters. Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation, 11, 105-112.  [PDF] doi: 10.1002/1099-1778(200005)11:2<105::AID-VIS222>3.0.CO;2-Q
  • Kerzel, D., Hecht, H., & Kim, N.-G. (1999). Image Velocity, No Tau, Explains Arrival-Time Judgments from Global Optical Flow. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 25, 1540-1555. [PDF] doi: 10.1037//0096-1523.25.6.1540
  • Hecht, H., Oesker, M., Kaiser, A., Civelek, H. & Stecker, T. (1999). A perception experiment with time-critical graphics animation on the World-Wide Web. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 31, 439-445. [PDF] doi: 10.3758/BF03200724
  • Hecht, H., van Doorn, A. & Koenderink, J. J. (1999). Compression of visual space in natural scenes and in their photographic caounterparts. Perception & Psychophysics, 61, 1269-1286. [Abstract]
  • Hecht, H., & Bader, H. (1998). Perceiving topological structure of 2-D patterns. Acta Psychologica, 99, 255-292. [PDF] doi: 10.1016/S0001-6918(98)00015-8
  • Kerzel, D. & Hecht, H. (1997). Grenzen der perzeptuellen Robustheit bei perspektivischer Verzerrung. Zeitschrift für Experimentelle Psychologie, Band XLIV, 3, 394-430. [PDF]
  • Kerzel, D., & Hecht, H. (1997). Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4, 516-523. [PDF]
  • Hecht, H., Kaiser, M. K., & Martin, S. B. (1996). Gravitational acceleration as a cue for absolute size and distance? Perception & Psychophysics, 58, 1066-1075. [PDF]
  • Hecht, H. (1996). Heuristics and invariants in dynamic event perception: Immunized concepts or nonstatements? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 3, 61-70. [PDF] doi: 10.3758/BF03210741
  • Kaiser, M. K. & Hecht, H. (1995). Time-to-passage judgments in nonconstant optical flow fields. Perception & Psychophysics, 1995, 57 (6), 817-825. [PDF] doi: 10.3758/BF03206797
  • Hecht, H., & Proffitt, D. R. (1995). THE PRICE OF EXPERTISE: Effects of Experience on the Water-Level Task. Psycological Science, 1995, 6, 2, 90-95. [PDF] doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.1995.tb00312.x
  • Hecht, H. (1995). Retinal, attentional, and causal aspects of illusory-motion directionality. Psycological Research, 1995, 57, 70-79. [Abstract ] doi: 10.1007/BF00447077
  • Hecht, H. (1993). Judging rolling wheels: dynamic and kinematic aspects of rotation - transition coupling. Perception, 1993. volume 22, pages 917-928. [Abstract] doi: 10.1068/p220917
  • Proffitt, D. R., Rock, I. , Hecht, H. & Schubert, J. (1992). Stereokinetic Effect and its relation to the Kinetic Depth Effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1992, Vol. 18, No. 1,3-12. [PDF] doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.18.1.3
  • Kaiser, M. K., Proffitt, D. R., Whelan, S. M., & Hecht, H. (1992). Influence of Animation on Dynamical Judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1992, Vol. 18, No. 3,669-690. [PDF]doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.18.3.669
  • Lasaga, M. I. & Hecht, H. (1991). Integration of local features as a function of global goodness and spacing. Perception & Psychophysics, 1991. 49 (3), 201-211. [PDF] doi: 10.3758/BF03214305
  • Hecht, H., & Proffitt, D. R. (1991). Apparent Extended Body Motions in Depth. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1991, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1090-1103. [PDF] doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.17.4.1090


  • Hecht, H., Desnizza, W. (2012). Psychologie als empirische Wissenschaft - Essentielle wissenschaftstheoretische und historische Grundlagen. Berlin: Springer Spektrum. ISBN: 978-3-8274-2946-9
  • Hecht, H., Savelsbergh, G. J. P. (Eds.) (2004). Time-to-contact. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers.
  • Hecht, H., Schwartz, R., Atherton, M. (Eds.) (2003). Looking into pictures: An interdisciplinary approach to pictorial space. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press [Abstract]


  • Hecht, H. (2006). Zeitwahrnehmung als Bewegungswahrnehmung. In N. Mewis & S. Schlag (Eds.), Zeit. Eine Ringvorlesung der Fachschaft Philosophie der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (pp. 61 - 78). Mainz: Eigenverlag N. Mewis und S. Schlag.
  • Hecht, H. (2006). Bewegungswahrnehmung. In J. Funke & P. A. Frensch (Eds.), Handwörterbuch Psychologie: Allgemeine Psychologie: Kognition. (pp. 182 - 189). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Fischer, M., & Hecht, H. (2004). The Event Structure of Motion Perception. In L.M. Vaina, S.A. Beardsley and S.K. Rushton (Eds.). Optic Flow and Beyond (pp. 139-156) Kluwer Academic Pulishers, Netherland.
  • Bertamini, M., Spooner, A., & Hecht, H. (2004). The representation of naive knowledge about physics. In G. Malcolm (Ed.). Multidisciplinary Appraches to Visual Representations and Interpretations. Elsevier. ISBN: 0-444-51463-5.
  • Hecht, H. (2003). Bildkompetenz als Wahrnehmungskompetenz am Beispiel virtueller Räume. In K. Sachs-Hombach (Ed.) Was ist Bildkompetenz? (pp. 157-175). Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag.
  • Koendering, J.J., Van Doorn, A.J., Arend, L., & Hecht, H. (2002). Ecological optics and the creative eye. In R. Mausfeld & D. Heyer (Eds.), Perception and the physical world: Psychological and philosophical issues in perception (pp 271-304). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  • Kerzel, D., & Hecht, H. (2001). Visual causality. In M. May & U. Oestermeier (Eds.), Interdisciplinary perspectives on causation. (pp. 119 - 139). Bern: Books on Demand. (Series: Bern Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, Vol. 4, Eds. G. Graßhoff, T. Lampert & T. Sauer). [PDF]
  • Jung, B., Oesker, M., & Hecht, H. (2000). Virtual RoboCup: Real-time 3D visualization of 2D soccer games. In M. Veloso, E. Pagello and H, Kitano (Eds.), RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 1856, (pp. 331-344). Berlin: Springer.
  • Hecht, H. (1999). The Limits of an Occasionalist Gibsonian Theory of Perceptual Space. In G. Aschersleben, T. Bachmann, and J. Müsseler (Eds.) Cognitive Contributions to the Perception of the Spatial and Temporal Events (pp. 65-68). Elsevier Science.
  • Hecht, H. (1997). Subjective ralism in a simulated squast game. In K.-P. Holzhausen (Ed.), Advances in Multimedia and Simulation. Human-Machine-Interface Implication (pp. 365-370). Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, Bochum. Fachhochschule Bochum: Bochum, Germany.


  • Duma, U. & Hecht, H. (2006). Die Benutzerfreundlichkeit der Homepages deutscher Universitäten: Ein Internet Usability Vergleich. Mainzer Experimental Psychology Reports. [PDF]
  • Übersetzung: Götzl, H. (2003). Wolfgang Metzger: Perspectives on his life and work (translation H.Hecht). In G.A. Kimble & M. Wertheimer (Eds.), Portraits of pioneers in psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum (pp. 176-191).
  • Vogt, S. & Hecht, H. (2001). Multi-level sensorimotor interactions. Commentary in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 906-907. [PDF]