Dr. Markus Janczyk

Dr.  Markus Janczyk

Room 303


Department of Psychology (III)

Röntgenring 11

97070 Würzburg, Germany


Phone: +49 (0)931 / 3183845

Fax: +49 (0) 931 / 3182815

Consultation: Tuesday,  11:00 - 12:00 (during classes)


CV (short)

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since 10/10 Research Associate (Akademischer Rat a.Z.), Department of Psychology III, University of Würzburg.

8/10 Ph.D. Psychology (Dortmund University of Technology)

4/05 - 6/08 "Diplom" Psychology (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle- Wittenberg, Germany)

8/06 - 5/07 Graduate School "Experimental Psychology (University of Nevada at Reno; Reno, NV, USA; Fulbright Scholarship)

10/03 - 3/05 "Vordiplom" Psychologie (Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)

4/99 - 3/03 "1. Staatsexamen" (Teaching Degree) Lehramt an Sonderschulen (University of Education at Heidelberg, Germany)





Janczyk, M., & Pfister, R. (2013). Inferenzstatistik verstehen. Von A wie Signifikanztest bis Z wie Konfidenzintervall. [Understanding inferential statistics. From A as in significance test to Z as in confidence interval]. Heidelberg: Springer.

Web: www.springer.com/springer+vs/psychologie/book/978-3-642-34824-2

Note. The PDFs below are for your personal scholary use only, and not for reproduction, distribution, or commercial use.

(peer reviewed):

Eloka, O., Feuerhake, F., Janczyk, M. & Franz, V.H. (in press). Garner-Interference in left-handed awkward grasping. Psychological Research.

Janczyk, M., Dambacher, M., Bieleke, M., & Gollwitzer, P.M. (in press). The benefit of no choice: Goal-directed plans enhance perceptual processing. Psychological Research.

Janczyk, M., Nolden, S. & Jolicoeur, P. (in press). No differences in dual-task costs between forced- and free-choice tasks. Psychological Research.

Janczyk, M., Pfister, R., Wallmeier, G., & Kunde, W. (in press). Exceptions from the PRP effect? A comparison of prepared and unconditioned reflexes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Pfister, R., Janczyk, M.,  Wirth, R., Dignath, D., & Kunde, W. (in press). Thinking with portals: Revisiting kinematic cues to intention. Cognition.

Initiates file downloadJanczyk, M., Augst, S., & Kunde, W. (2014). The locus of the emotional Stroop effect. A study with the PRP paradigm. Acta Psychologica. 151, 8-15. fileadmin/06020300/user_upload/Kunde/Janczyk_Augst_Kunde_Acta_Psychologica_2014.pdf

Initiates file downloadJanczyk, M. & Kunde, W. (2014). The role of effect grouping in free-choice response selection. Acta Psychologica, 150, 49-54.

Initiates file downloadJanczyk, M. & Berryhill, M.E. (2014). Orienting attention in visual working memory requires central capacity: Decreased retro-cue effects under dual-task conditions. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. 76, 715-724.

Initiates file downloadJanczyk, M., Pfister, R., Hommel, B., & Kunde, W. (2014). Who is talking in backward crosstalk? Disentangling response- from goal-conflict in dual-task performance. Cognition, 132, 30-43.

Initiates file downloadPfister, R., Janczyk, M., Gressmann, M., Fournier, L.R., & Kunde, W. (2014). Good vibrations? Vibrotactile self-stimulation reveals anticipation of body-related action effects in motor control. Experimental Brain Research, 232(3), 847-854.

Initiates file downloadJanczyk, M. (2013). Level-2 perspective taking entails two processes: Evidence from PRP experiments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 1878-1887.

Initiates file downloadHeinemann, A., Pfister, R., & Janczyk, M. (2013). Manipulating number generation: Loud + long = large? Consciousness and Cognition, 22, 1332-1339.

Initiates file downloadJanczyk, M., Pfister, R., & Kunde, W. (2013). Mice move smoothly: Irrelevant object variation affects perception, but not computer-mouse actions. Experimental Brain Research, 231, 97-106.

Opens external link in new windowPfister, R., Schwarz, K. A., Carson, R., & Janczyk, M. (2013). Easy methods for extracting individual regression slopes: Comparing SPSS, R, and Excel. Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 9, 72-78.

Initiates file downloadPfister, R., Schwarz, K. A., Janczyk, M., Dale, R., & Freeman, J. B. (2013). Good things peak in pairs: A note on the bimodality coefficient. Frontiers in Quantitive Psychology and Measurement, 4, 700. Opens external link in new windowdoi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00700

Initiates file downloadPfister, R. & Janczyk, M. (2013). Confidence intervals for two sample means: Calculation, interpretation, and a few simple rules. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 9, 74-80.

Initiates file downloadPfister, R., Janczyk, M., & Kunde, W. (2013). Editorial: Action effects in perception and action. Frontiers in Cognition, 4, 223. fileadmin/06020300/user_upload/Kunde/Pfister_Janczyk_Kunde_2013_Frontiers.pdf

Opens external link in new windowJanczyk, M., Heinemann, A., & Pfister, R. (2012). Instant attraction: Immediate action-effect bindings occur for both, stimulus- and goal-driven actions. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 446.

Janczyk, M. & Kunde, W. (2012). Visual processing for action resists similarity of relevant and irrelevant object features. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 19, 412-417. DOI 10.3758/s13423-012-0238-6

Initiates file downloadJanczyk, M., Pfister, R., Crognale, M., & Kunde, W. (2012). Effective rotations: Action effects determine the interplay of mental and manual rotations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141, 489-501.

Janczyk, M., Pfister, R. & Kunde, W. (2012). On the persistence of tool-based compatibility effects. Journal of Psychology, 220, 16-22.

Janczyk, M. & Wühr, P. (2012). Inhibition does not always cause emotional devaluation: No evidence for retrieval-induced devaluation. Experimental Psychology, 59, 372-378.

Kunde, W., Pfister, R. & Janczyk, M. (2012). The locus of tool-transformation costs. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 703-714.

Initiates file downloadPfister, R., Heinemann, A., Kiesel, A., Thomaschke, R., Janczyk, M. (2012). Do endogenous and exogenous action control compete for perception? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 279-284.

Pfister, R., & Janczyk, M. (2012). Harleß' Apparatus of Will: 150 years later. Psychological Research, 76, 561-565. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-011-0362-3.

Initiates file downloadPfister, R., Schwarz, K.A., & Janczyk, M. (2012). Ubi irritatio, ibi affluxus: A 19th century perspective on haemodynamic brain activity. Cortex, 48, 1061-1063.

Wienrich, C. & Janczyk, M. (2011). Absence of attentional capture in parallel search is possible - A failure to replicate attentional capture in a non-singleton-target search task. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73, 2044-2052.

Janczyk, M. & Grabowski, J. (2011). The focus of attention in working memory: Evidence from a word updating task. Memory, 19, 211-225.

Janczyk, M., Franz, V.H. & Kunde, W. (2010). Grasping for parsimony: Do some motor actions escape dorsal processing? Neuropsychologia, 48, 3405-3415.

Janczyk, M. & Kunde, W. (2010). Does dorsal processing require central capacity? More evidence from the PRP paradigm. Experimental Brain Research, 203, 89-100.

Janczyk, M. & Kunde, W. (2010). Stimulus-response bindings contribute to item switch costs in working memory. Psychological Research, 74, 370-377.

Heuer, H., Janczyk, M. & Kunde, W. (2010). Random noun generation in younger and older adults. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 465-478.

Pfister, R., Janczyk, M., & Kunde, W. (2010). Los, beweg dich! - Aber wie? Ideen zur Steuerung menschlicher Handlungen. In-Mind Magazine, 4. Available online.

Janczyk, M., Skirde, S., Weigelt, M. & Kunde, W. (2009). Visual and tactile action effects determine bimanual coordination performance. Human Movement Science, 28, 437-449.

Janczyk, M., Wienrich , C. & Kunde, W. (2008). On the costs of refocusing items in working memory: A matter of inhibition or decay? Memory, 16 (4), 374-385.

Janczyk, M., Schöler, H. & Grabowski, J. (2004). Arbeitsgedächtnis und Aufmerksamkeit bei Vorschulkindern mit gestörter und unauffälliger Sprachentwicklung. Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie, 36 (4), 200-206.


Janczyk, M. (2004). Rezension: "Kontextoptimierung" von H.-J. Motsch. Heilpädagogik-online (www.heilpaedagogik-online.com), 4, 75-79.

Janczyk, M., Schöler, H. & Grabowski, J. (2003). Arbeitsgedächtnis und Aufmerksamkeit bei sprachentwicklungsgestörten und sprachunauffälligen Vorschulkindern. Arbeitsbericht Nr. 15 aus dem Forschungsprojekt "Differenzialdiagnostik". Heidelberg: Pädagogische Hochschule, Institut für Sonderpädagogik.


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