Denise Nadine Stephan
- Phone: +49 241 80 96496
- by appointment
- Task Switching (executive functions)
- Modality Compatibility
- Crossmodal Learning
- Postural control
- Tutorial Statistics
- Perception and Attention
- Introduction to Psychology
- Experimental lab course
- Empirical lab course
- Project seminar: Performance and limits of human cognition
- Experimental design and empirical methods (B.Sc.)
- SPSS Basic (B. Sc.)
- Experimental lab course (B.Sc.)
- Empirical lab course (B.Sc.)
- Motivation and Emotion (B.Sc.)
- Research in Cognitive Psychology (M.Sc.)
- Cognition and Action (M.Sc.)
- Memory (M.Sc.)
- Advice and assistance for logopedics, B.Sc. and M.Sc.
- Member of the board of examiners of logopedics
- Laboratory management
Third-party funded research projects
- DFG STE 2466/1-1: Crossmodal selection in attention and action: Age-induced changes in the cognitive preparation of crossmodal information processing and their neuronal bases. Binational project in cooperation with Shulan Hsieh in Taiwan (2021-2024)
- RWTH Seed Fund Grant: Combining social science and life sciences in the study of basic motor learning capabilities: developing a novel methodological approach to assess locomotor sequence learning and transfer of learning in young and older adults as Co-PI in cooperation with the chair of geriatrics of RWTH Aachen University Hospital (2019/2020)
- DFG KO 2045_19-2: Modality specific task interference in dual tasks: the role of modality compatibility in task switching as Co-PI in the SPP 1772 Human performance under multiple cognitive task requirements framework (2018-2021)
- RWTH Start Up Grant: Multimodal learning within a multisensory environment - Beneficial or confusing? (2019)
- RWTH Seed Fund Grant: The biomechanics of cognitive multitasking mechanisms: An approach to develop event-related measures of postural control as PI in cooperation with the chair of geriatrics of RWTH Aachen University (2018/2019)
- DFG KO 2045_19-1: Modality specific task interference in dual tasks: the role of modality compatibility in task switching as Co-PI in the SPP 1772 Human performance under multiple cognitive task requirements framework (2015-2018)
- Stephan, D. N., Josten, J., Friedgen, E., & Koch, I. (2021). Crossmodal Effects in Task Switching: Modality Compatibility with Vocal and Pedal Responses. Journal of Cognition, 4(1): 9, pp. 1–14. doi: 10.5334/joc.129
- Fintor, E., Poljac, E., Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2020). Modality compatibility biases voluntary choice of response modality in task switching. Psychological Research, 84, 380-388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-018-1040-5
- Friedgen, E., Koch, I., & Stephan, D. N. (2020). Modality compatibility in task switching depends on processing codes and task demands. Psychological Research, 1-18. doi:10.1007/s00426-020-01412-2
- Koch, I., Blotenberg, I., Fedosejew, V., & Stephan, D. N. (2020). Implicit learning of visual-auditory modality sequences. Acta Psychologica. doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2019.102979
- Declerck, M., Koch, I. , Duñabeitia, J. A ., Grainger, J., & Stephan, D. N. (2019). What absent switch costs and mixing costs during bilingual language comprehension can tell us about language control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45, 771-789. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000627
- Stephan, D. N., Hensen, S., Fintor, E., Krampe, R., & Koch, I. (2018). Influences of postural control on cognitive control in task switching. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1152.
- Blotenberg, I., Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2018). Consistent shifts of stimulus modality induce chunking in sequence learning. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 14, 100-110.
- Fintor, E., Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2018). Emerging features of modality mappings in task switching: Modality compatibility requires variability at the level of both stimulus and response modality. Psychological Research, 82, 121-133.
- Fintor, E., Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2018). The interplay of crossmodal attentional preparation and modality compatibility in cued task switching. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Advance Online Publication. doi: 10.1177/1747021818771836
- Kreutzfeldt, M. Stephan, D. N., Willmes, K., & Koch, I. (2017). Modality-specific preparatory influences on the flexibility of cognitive control in task switching. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 29, 607-617.
- Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2016). Modality-specific effects on crosstalk in task switching – Evidence from modality compatibility. Psychological Research, 80, 935-943.
- Kreutzfeldt, M., Stephan, D. N., Willmes, K., & Koch, I. (2016). Shifts in target modality cause attentional reset: Evidence from sequential modulation of crossmodal congruency effects. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23, 1466-1473. Featured content: http://www.psychonomic.org/news/292466/Groundhog-Day-is-better-for-your-homework.htm
- Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2015). Tactile stimuli increase effects of modality compatibility in task switching. Experimental Psychology, 62, 1-9.
- Kreutzfeldt, M., Stephan, D. N., Sturm, W., Willmes, K., & Koch, I. (2015). The role of crossmodal competition and dimensional overlap in crossmodal attention switching. Acta Psychologica, 155, 67-76.
- Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2015). Tactile Stimuli Increase Effects of Modality Compatibility in Task Switching. Experimental Psychology. Experimental Psychology, 62, 1-9.
- Stephan, D. N., Koch, I., Hendler, J., & Huestegge, L. (2013). Task switching, modality compatibility, and the supramodal function of eye movements. Experimental Psychology, 60, 90-99.
- Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2011). Modalitätseffekte im Aufgabenwechsel. Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 22, 195.
- Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2011). The role of input-output modality compatibility in task switching. Psychological Research, 75, 491-498.
- Stephan, D. N., & Koch, I. (2010). Central crosstalk in task switching – Evidence from manipulating input-output modality compatibility. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 36, 1075-1081.