Prof. Dr. Dirk Vorberg

Institute of Psychology
Fliednerstraße 21
D-48149 Münster

Phone: 0251-83 31433
Fax: 0251-83 3

Research Areas

  • Artificial intelligence and cognitive simulation
  • Numerical cognition
  • Response time measurement and modelling
  • Timing and synchronization of rhythmic behavior
  • Subliminal perception
  • Psychophysical methods

Selected Publications

Schulze, H.H., Cordes, A. & Vorberg, D. (2005). Keeping synchrony while tempo changes: Accelerando and ritardando. Music Perception, 22, 461-477.

Vorberg, D., Mattler, U., Heinecke, A., Schmidt, T. & Schwarzbach, J. (2003). Invariant time-course of priming with and without awareness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 100, 6275-6280.

Albrecht, T., & Vorberg, D. (2010). Long-lasting effects of briefly flashed words and pseudowords in ultra-rapid serial visual presentation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition,  36,  1339–1345.

Ulrich, R. & Vorberg, D. (2009). Estimating the difference limen in 2AFC tasks: Pitfalls and improved estimators. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics,  71, 1219-1227.

Lingnau, A., Schwarzbach, J., & Vorberg, D. (2010). Uncoupling gaze and attention outside central vision. Journal of Vision, 10(1):1–13,, doi:10.1167/10.11.13.

Academic CV

1962-1967 Studies in psychology, Universities Marburg and Hamburg
1967 Diploma, Philipps-Universität Marburg
1967-1969 Doctoral studies, psychology and mathematics, Technische Universität Darmstadt
1970 Ph.D. TH Darmstadt
1969-1974 Assistant Professor, University of Konstanz
1974 Habilitation, University of Konstanz
1975-1983 Professorship (C2/C3), Experimental and Mathematical Psychology, University of Konstanz
1983-1990 Professorship (C4), Experimental Psychology, Philipps-Universität Marburg
1990-2007 Professorship (C4), Experimental Psychology, Technische Universität Braunschweig
since 2008 Guest Professorship, Institute of Psychology, WWU Münster