Publikationen Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Hecht

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bull De Sá Teixeira, N. A., Kerzel, D., Hecht, H., Lacquaniti, F. (in press). A novel dissociation between representational momentum and representational gravity through response modality. Psychological Research.

bull Hesslinger, V. M., Carbon, C. C., & Hecht, H. (in press). The sense of being watched is modulated by arousal and duration of the perceptual episode. i-Perception.

bull Baranowski, A. M., Burkhard, A., Czernik, E., & Hecht, H. (in press). The CSI-education effect: Do potential criminals benefit from forensic TV series? International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice.

bull 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.

bull 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

bull 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.

bull von Castell, C., Stelzmann, D., Oberfeld, D., Welsch, R., & Hecht, H. (2017). Cognitive performance and emotion are indifferent to ambient color. Color Research & Application.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull Baranowski, A. M., & Hecht, H. (2017). Effect of camera angle on perception of trust and attractiveness. Empirical Studies of the Arts, ONLINE FIRST

bull 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

bull Baranowski, A. M., & Hecht, H. (2017). 100 years of photoplay: Münsterberg's lasting contribution to cognitive movie psychology. Projections, 11(2), 1-21.

bull 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.

bull Baranowski, A. M., & Hecht, H. (2017). The auditory Kuleshov effect: multisensory integration in movie editing. Perception, 46, 624-631.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull von Castell, Hecht, H., & Oberfeld, D. (2017). Measuring perceived ceiling height in a visual comparison task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 516-532.

bull 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.

bull 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

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull 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

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull Landwehr, K., Baures, R., Oberfeld, D., & Hecht, H. (2013). Visual discrimination thresholds for time-to-arrival. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull Mülenz, C., Hecht, H., & Gamer, M. (2010). Testing the egocentric mirror-rotation hypothesis. Seeing and Perceiving, 23 (5-6), 373-383.

bull 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]

bull Oberfeld, D.,Hecht,H.,Gamer,M. (2010). Surface lightness influences perceived roomheight.Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63 (10),1999–2011. [PDF]

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull Lobmaier, J., Mast, F., Hecht, H. (2010). For the mind’s eye the world is two-dimensional. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17, 36-40. [PDF]

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull Daum, S. O. & Hecht, H. (2009). Distance estimation in vista space. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71 (5), 1127-1137. [PDF]

bull Hecht, H., & Kalkofen, H. (2009). Questioning the rules of continuity editing: an empirical study. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 27, 1-23. [PDF]

bull 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.

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull Hecht, H., & Brendel, E. (2008). Künstliche Schwerkraft: Die schwellennahe Adaptation des vestibulären Systems.Flugmedizin, Tropenmedizin, Reisemedizin, 15 (2), 63-67. [Abstract]

bull 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]

bull Hecht, H., & Brauer, J. (2007). Convex rear view mirrors compromise distance and time-to-contact judgements. Ergonomics, 50, 601–614. [Abstract]

bull Gamer, M., & Hecht, H. (2007). Are You Looking at Me? Measuring the Cone of Gaze. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 33, 705-715. [Abstract]

bull Hecht, H. (2006). Film as dynamic event perception: Technological development forces realism to retreat. Image: Journal of Interdisciplinary Image Science, January 2006. [PDF]

bull 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

bull 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

bull 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]

bull 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

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull 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

bull 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

bullHecht, 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

bull 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]

bull 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]

bull 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

bull 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]

bull Hecht, H. (2001). Universal internalization or pluralistic micro-theories? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 746-753. [PDF] doi: 10.1017/S0140525X0175008X

bull 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

bull 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

bull Hecht, H. (2000). Are Events and Affordances Commensurate Terms? Ecological Psychology, 12, 57-63. [PDF] doi: 10.1207/S15326969ECO1201_6

bull 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

bull 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

bull 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

bull 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]

bull 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

bull Kerzel, D. & Hecht, H. (1997). Grenzen der perzeptuellen Robustheit bei perspektivischer Verzerrung. Zeitschrift für Experimentelle Psychologie, Band XLIV, 3, 394-430. [PDF]

bull Kerzel, D., & Hecht, H. (1997). Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4, 516-523. [PDF]

bull 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]

bull 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

bull 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

bull 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

bull Hecht, H. (1995). Retinal, attentional, and causal aspects of illusory-motion directionality. Psycological Research, 1995, 57, 70-79. [Abstract ] doi: 10.1007/BF00447077

bull 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

bull 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

bull 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

bull 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

bull 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



bull Hecht, H., Desnizza, W. (2012). Psychologie als empirische Wissenschaft - Essentielle wissenschaftstheoretische und historische Grundlagen. Berlin: Springer Spektrum. ISBN: 978-3-8274-2946-9

bull Hecht, H., Savelsbergh, G. J. P. (Eds.) (2004). Time-to-contact. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers.

bull Hecht, H., Schwartz, R., Atherton, M. (Eds.) (2003). Looking into pictures: An interdisciplinary approach to pictorial space. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press [Abstract]



bull 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.

bull Hecht, H. (2006). Bewegungswahrnehmung. In J. Funke & P. A. Frensch (Eds.), Handwörterbuch Psychologie: Allgemeine Psychologie: Kognition. (pp. 182 - 189). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull 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]

bull 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.

bull 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.

bull 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.



bull Duma, U. & Hecht, H. (2006). Die Benutzerfreundlichkeit der Homepages deutscher Universitäten: Ein Internet Usability Vergleich. Mainzer Experimental Psychology Reports. [PDF]

bull 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).

bull Vogt, S. & Hecht, H. (2001). Multi-level sensorimotor interactions. Commentary in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 906-907. [PDF]