Göttinger Graduiertenschule für Neurowissenschaften, Biophysik und Molekulare Biowissenschaften

Mattler, Uwe, Prof. Dr.


  • 1995 Dr. rer. soc. (Psychology) University of Konstanz
  • 1995-2001 Assistant Professor, University of Braunschweig
  • 2002-2004 Temporary Professor of General Psychology, University of Magdeburg
  • 2004-2006 Research Assistant at the Center for Advanced Imaging, University of Magdeburg
  • 2006- Full Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Göttingen



Major Research Interests
Dissociation of conscious and unconscious visual information processing in humans, with particular emphasis on rapidly moving stimuli. Cognitive control mechanisms in perception and action. Mechanisms and modulators of the interaction of expectancy effects.

Homepage Department/Research Group

http://www.psych.uni-goettingen.de/de/experimental/people/uwe-mattler


Selected Recent Publications


  • Albrecht T, Mattler U (2016). Individually different weighting of multiple processes underlies effects of metacontrast masking. Consciousness and Cognition 42: 162-180

  • Krüger D, Klapötke S, Bode S, Mattler U (2013). Neural correlates of control operations in inverse priming with relevant and irrelevant masks. NeuroImage 64: 197-208

  • Mattler U, Palmer S (2012). Time course of free-choice priming effects explained by a simple accumulator model. Cognition 123: 347-60

  • Albrecht T, Klapötke S, Mattler U (2010). Individual differences in metacontrast masking are enhanced by perceptual learning. Consciousness & Cognition 19: 656-66

  • Mattler U, Fendrich R (2010). Consciousness mediated by neural transition states: How invisibly rapid motions can become visible. Consciousness & Cognition 19: 172-85

  • Mattler U (2006). On the locus of priming and inverse priming effects. Perception & Psychophysics 68: 975-91

  • Mattler U (2005). Inhibition and decay of motor and non-motor priming. Perception & Psychophysics 67: 285-300

  • Mattler U (2003). Priming of mental operations by masked stimuli. Perception & Psychophysics 65: 167-87

  • Vorberg D, Mattler U, Heinecke A, Schmidt T, Schwarzbach J (2003). Different time courses for visual perception and action priming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 100: 6275-80

  • Kopp B, Rist F, Mattler U (1996). N200 in the Flanker task as a neurobehavioral tool for investigating executive control. Psychophysiology 33: 282-94

  • Kopp B, Mattler U, Goertz R, Rist F. (1996). N2, P3 and the lateralized readiness potential in a nogo task involving selective response Priming. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology 99: 19-27