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Marco Steinhauser
Name: Prof. Dr. Marco Steinhauser
Anschrift: Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
Ostenstraße 25
85072 Eichstätt
Gebäude: Waisenhaus
Raum: WH 101
Telefon: +49 8421 93 - 21120
Fax: +49 8421 93 - 21074
E-Mail: marco.steinhauser(at)
Sprechstunde: aktuelle Angaben
Selected Publications

Maier, M. E. & Steinhauser, M. (2013). Updating expected action outcome in the medial frontal cortex involves an  evaluation of error type. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 15705-15709.

Hübner, R., Steinhauser, M., & Lehle, C. (2010). A dual-stage two-phase model of selective attention. Psychological Review, 117, 759-784.

Kiesel, A., Steinhauser, M., Wendt, M., Falkenstein, M., Jost, K., Philipp, A., & Koch, I. (2010). Control and interference in task switching—A review. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 849-874.

Steinhauser, M. (2010). How to correct a task error: Task-switch effects following different types of error correction. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 36, 1028-1035.

Steinhauser, M. & Yeung, N. (2010). Decision processes in human performance monitoring. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 15643-15653.

Steinhauser, M., & Hübner, R. (2009). Distinguishing response conflict and task conflict in the Stroop task: Evidence from ex-Gaussian distribution analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 1398-1412.

Steinhauser, M., Maier, M., & Hübner, R. (2008). Modeling behavioral measures of error detection in choice tasks: Response monitoring versus conflict monitoring, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 158-176.

Steinhauser, M., Maier, M., & Hübner, R. (2007). Cognitive control under stress: How stress affects strategies of task-set reconfiguration. Psychological Science, 18, 540-545.

Steinhauser, M., & Hübner, R. (2006). Response-based strengthening in task shifting: Evidence from shift effects produced by errors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 32, 517-534.

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Curriculum Vitae

since 2012          Chair of General Psychology, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

2010 – 2012        Interim professorship, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

May, 2010           Visiting researcher at the Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway

2009                    Habilitation, University of Konstanz

Sept.-Nov. 2008  Visiting researcher at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK

2002 - 2010         Research fellow, University of Konstanz

2002                    Dr. rer. nat., University of Konstanz

2000 - 2002         Doctoral Student (supervisor: Prof. Ronald Hübner), University of Konstanz

2000                    Diploma in Psychology, University of Konstanz

1994 - 2000         Study of Psychology, University of Konstanz

Memberships of Professional Bodies

Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (German Society for Psychology), European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Psychonomic Society (fellow)


since 2015 

INEMAS - Basics of interaction- and emotion-sensitive assistance systems. BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany). Joint research project with Prof. Xiaoyi Jiang (Münster), Prof. Björn Niehaves (Siegen), AUDI AG (Ingolstadt), and Spiegel Institut GmbH & Ko. KG (Mannheim). Project coordinator: Prof. Marco Steinhauser.

since 2015

Causes and consequences of errors in dual-tasking. DFG (German Research Foundation) . STE 1708/4-1

since 2014

The influence of top-down control on feedback processing and reinforcement learning in decision tasks. DFG (German Research Foundation) . STE 1708/3-1


Errors in action regulation: Origins, detection and consequences. DFG (German Research Foundation). STE 1708/1-1 and STE 1708/1-2


The role of error processing in learning and skill acquisition. Center for Psychoeconomics, University of Konstanz


Ad-hoc reviewer

Acta Psychologica; Advances in Cognitive Psychology; Applied Cognitive Psychology; Biological Psychology; Brain & Cognition; Cerebral Cortex; Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience; Cognition; Cognition & Emotion; Cognitive Psychology; Consciousness and Cognition; European Journal of Neuroscience; Experimental Brain Research; Experimental Psychology; Frontiers in Cognition; Frontiers in Human Neuroscience; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; Journal of Cognitive Psychology; Journal of Experimental Psychology: General; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Journal of Neural Engineering; Journal of Neuroscience; Journal of Neuroscience Methods; Journal of Personality; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Memory & Cognition; Motivation and Emotion; Neuroimage; Neuropsychologia; PLOS One; Psychological Research; Psychological Science; Psychology Science; Psychonomic Bulletin & Review; Psychophysiology; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology; Science; Scientific Reports; Social Psychology; DFG (German Research Foundation); FWO (Research Foundation - Flanders)


Editorial Boards

Psychological Research (Editorial Advisory Board)

Frontiers in Cognition (Associate Editor)