Differentielle Psychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik

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Ausgewählte Publikationen



Stahl, J., Kummer, K., Nießen, E. (2024). Menschliche Fehler. In: Dederich, M., Zirfas, J. (eds) Optimierung. J.B. Metzler, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-67307-2_54


Mattes, A., Porth, E., Niessen, E. , Kummer, K., Mück, M. & Stahl, J.  (2023). Larger error negativity peak amplitudes for accuracy versus speed instructions may reflect more neuro-cognitive alignment, not more intense error processing. Scientific Reports, 13, 2259. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-29434-x

Mück, M., Mattes, A., Porth, E., Stahl, J. (2023). Narcissism and the Perception of Failure – Evidence from the Error-Related Negativity and the Error Positivity. Personality Neuroscience, 6, e2. https://doi.org/10.1017/pen.2022.7

Kummer, K., Mattes, A., Stahl, J. (2023). Do perfectionists show negative, repetitive thoughts facing uncertain situations? Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-023-04409-3

Mattes, A., Mück, M., & Stahl, J. (2023). Perfectionism-related variations in error processing in a task with increased response selection complexity. Personality Neuroscience, 5, e12. https://doi.org/10.1017/pen.2022.3


Mattes, A., Porth, E., & Stahl, J. (2022). Linking Neurophysiological Processes of Action Monitoring to Post-Response Speed-Accuracy Adjustments in a Neuro-Cognitive Diffusion Model. NeuroImage, 247, Article 118798. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118798 

Overhoff H, Ko YH, Fink GR, Stahl J, Weiss PH, Bode S and Niessen E (2022) The relationship between response dynamics and the formation of confidence varies across the lifespan. Aging Neurosci. 14:969074. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2022.969074 [IF 5.702]

Latarnik, S., Stahl, J., Vossel, S. et al. The impact of apraxia and neglect on early rehabilitation outcome after stroke. Neurol. Res. Pract. 4, 46 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186

Porth, E., Mattes, A. & Stahl, J. The influence of error detection and error significance on neural and behavioral correlates of error processing in a complex choice task. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci (2022). https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-022-01028-6

Ko, Y. H., Feuerriegel, D., Turner, W., Overhoff, H., Niessen, E., Stahl, J., Hester, R., Fink, G. R., Weiss, P. H., & Bode, S. (2022). Divergent effects of absolute evidence magnitude on decision accuracy and confidence in perceptual judgements. Cognition, 225, 105125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2022.105125
Paul, K., Short, C. A., Beauducel, A., Carsten, H. P., Härpfer, K., Hennig, J., Hewig, J., Hildebrandt, A., Kührt, C., Mueller, E. M., Munk, A., Osinsky, R., Porth, E., Riesel, A., Rodrigues, J., Scheffel, C., Stahl, J., Strobel, A., & Wacker, J. (2022). The Methodology and Dataset of the CoScience EEG-Personality Project – A Large-Scale, Multi-Laboratory Project Grounded in Cooperative Forking Paths Analysis. Personality Science, 3, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.5964/ps.7177
Elling, C., Forstner, A. J., Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Mücke, M., Stahl, J., Geiser, F., Schumacher, J., & Conrad, R. (2022). Social anxiety disorder with comorbid major depression - why fearful attachment style is relevant. Journal of psychiatric research, 147, 283–290. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.01.019


Mattes, A., Porth, E., & Stahl, J. (2021). Linking Neurophysiological Processes of Action Monitoring to Post-Response Speed-Accuracy Adjustments in a Neuro-Cognitive Diffusion Model. NeuroImage, 118798. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118798

Overhoff, H., Ko, Y. H., Feuerriegel, D., Fink, G. R., Stahl, J., Weiss, P. H., . . . Niessen, E. (2021). Neural correlates of metacognition across the adult lifespan. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.03.17.431767

Hundrieser, M., Mattes, A., & Stahl, J. (2021). Predicting participants' attitudes from patterns of event-related potentials during the reading of morally relevant statements - An MVPA investigation. Neuropsychologia, 153, 107768. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.107768


Stahl, J., Mattes, A., Hundrieser, M., Kummer, K., Mück, M., Niessen, E., Porth, E., Siswandari, Y., Wolters, P., and Dummel, S. (2020). Neural correlates of error detection during complex response selection: Introduction of a novel eight-alternative response task, Biological Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2020.107969

Niessen, E., Ant, J. M., Bode, S., Saliger, J., Karbe, H., Fink, G. R., Stahl, J., & Weiss, P. H. (2020). Preserved performance monitoring and error detection in left hemisphere stroke. NeuroImage. Clinical, 27, 102307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102307

Mück, M., Ohmann, K., Dummel, S., Mattes, A., Thesing, U & Stahl, J. (2020) Face Perception and Narcissism: Variations of Event-Related Potential Components (P1 & N170) with Admiration and Rivalry. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci (2020). https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-020-00818-0 

Kummer K, Dummel S, Bode, S., &  Stahl J. (2020). The gamma model analysis (GMA): Introducing a novel scoring method for the shape of components of the event-related potential. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 335: 108622. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2020.108622 

Eichel, K. & Stahl, J. (2020) Error processing and mindfulness meditation in female students. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 147, 35-43, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2019.11.001


Siswandari, Y., Bode, S., & Stahl, J. (2019). Performance monitoring beyond choice tasks: The time course of force execution monitoring investigated by event-related potentials and multivariate pattern analysis. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.05.006

Dummel, S. & Stahl., J. (2019). Mindfulness and the Evaluative Organization of Self-Knowledge. Mindfulness, 10(2), 352–365 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-018-0980-6


Gibbons,H.  Schnuerch,R. Wittinghofer, C. Armbrecht, A.S. & Stahl, J. (2018). Detection of deception: Event‐related potential markers of attention and cognitive control during intentional false responses. Psychophysiology 55 (6), e13047

M Kusch, CC Schmidt, L Göden, C Tscherpel, J Stahl, J Saliger, H Karbe, GR Fink, PH Weiss. Recovery from apraxic deficits and its neural correlate. Restorative neurology and neuroscience, 1-10.
Gibbons, H., Schnuerch, R., Wittinghofer, C., Armbrecht, A., & Stahl, J. (2018). Detection of deception: Event‐related potential markers of attention and cognitive control during intentional false responses. Psychophysiology, doi:10.1111/psyp.1304 


Barke, A., Bode, S., Dechent, P., Schmidt-Samoa, C., van Heer, C., & Stahl, J. (2017). To Err is (Perfectly) Human: Behavioural and Neural Correlates of Error Processing and Perfectionism. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsx082

Eichel, K., & Stahl, J. (2017). The Role of Mindfulness and Emotional Stability in Error Detection. Mindfulness, 8(2), 311–324. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-016-0601-1

Niessen, E., Fink, G. R., Hoffmann, H. E. M., Weiss, P. H., & Stahl, J. (2017). Error detection across the adult lifespan: Electrophysiological evidence for age-related deficits. NeuroImage, 152, 517–529. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.03.015 


Ohmann, K., Stahl, J., Mussweiler, T., & Kedia, G. (2016). Immediate relativity: EEG reveals early engagement of comparison in social information processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 145(11), 1512–1529. doi:10.1037/xge0000222 

Drizinsky, J., Zülch, J., Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2016). How personal standards perfectionism and evaluative concerns perfectionism affect the error positivity and post-error behavior with varying stimulus visibility. Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience. doi:10.3758/s13415-016-0438-z

Gibbons, H., Schnuerch, R., & Stahl, J. (2016). From positivity to negativity bias: Ambiguity affects the neurophysiological signatures of feedback processing. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 28(4), 542–557. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00921 

Hundrieser, M., & Stahl, J. (2016). How attitude strength and information influence moral decision making: Evidence from event-related potentials. Psychophysiology, 53(5), 678–688. doi:10.1111/psyp.12599


Stahl, J., Acharki, M., Kresimon, M., Völler, F., & Gibbons, H. Perfect error processing: Perfectionism-related variations in action monitoring and error processing mechanisms. International Journal of Psychophysiology 97 (2), 153-162

Blachut, B., Hoppe, C., Surges, R., Stahl, J., Elger, CE., & Helmstaedter, C. Counting seizures: The primary outcome measure in epileptology from the patients' perspective. Seizure 29, 97-103

Hoppe, C., Blachut, B., Surges, R., Stahl, J., Elger, CE., & Helmstaedter, C. Seizure diaries from the patients' perspective. Clinical Neurophysiology 126 (8), e78


Bode S., & Stahl, J. (2014). Predicting errors from patterns of event-related potentials preceding an overt response. Biological Psychology, 103, 357-369

Bode, S., Murawski, C., Soon, C.S., Bode, P., Stahl, J., & Smith, P.L. (2014). Demystifying "free will": The role of contextual information and evidence accumulation for predictive brain activity. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 47, 636-645.

Gibbons, H., Bachmann, O. & Stahl, J. (2014). The more you ignore me the closer I get: An ERP study of evaluative priming.Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 1-18.

Bode, S., Bennet, D., Stahl, J., Murawski, C. (2014).  Distributed Patterns of Event-Related Potentials Predict Subsequent Ratings of Abstract Stimulus Attributes. PLOS ONE9(10): e109070. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109070


Gibbons, H., Wiegleb, N. Stahl, J. (2013, in press). Levels of visuo-spatial selection: An ERP study of negative priming. Brain and Cognition.

Armbrecht A-S, Gibbons, H, Stahl, J. (2013) Effects of Response Force Parameters on Medial-Frontal Negativity,. PLoS ONE 8(1): e54681. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054681  

Bode, S. Sewell, D.K. Lilburn, S. Forte, J.D., Smith, P.L. & Stahl, J. (2012). Predicting Perceptual decision Biases from Early Brain Activity. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2(36),12488-12498. [pdf]


Barke, A., Stahl, J. & Kröner-Herwig, B. (2012). Identifying a subset of fear-evoking pictures from the IAPS on the basis of dimensional and categorical ratings for a German sample. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43, 565-572.  [pdf]

Armbrecht, A.-S., Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2012). Monitoring force errors: Medial-frontal negativity in a unimanual force production task. Psychophysiology, 49, 56-72.  [pdf]


Fritzsche, A.-S., Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2011). An ERP study of target competition: Individual differences in functional impulsive behavior. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81, 12-21.

Gibbons, H., Fritzsche, A.-S., Bienert, S., Armbrecht, A.-S., & Stahl, J. (2011). Percept-based and object-based error processing: An experimental dissociation of error-related negativity and error positivity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122, 299-310.

Müller, A.D., Bode, S., Stahl, J., Myer, L. & Steinbüchel, N. (2011). Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral treatment and therapeutic success among children in South Africa. AIDS Care, 23, 129-138.

Rammsayer, Th. & Stahl, J. (2011). Apparative Diagnostik. In L. Hornke, M. Amelang & M. Kersting (Hrsg.), Leistungs-, Intelligenz- und Verhaltensdiagnostik (Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich B, Serie II, Band 3; S. 499-580). Göttingen: Hogrefe.


Stahl, J. (2010). First-Indicator-Hypothesis of error- and feedback-related negativity.  International Journal of Psychophysiology, 77, 43-52.

Armbrecht, A.-S., Wöhrmann, A., Gibbons, H. & Stahl, J. (2010). Temporal dynamics of conflict monitoring and the effects of one or two conflict sources on error-(related) negativity. Biological Psychology, 85, 112-123.

Gibbons, H, & Stahl, J. (2010). Cognitive load reduces negative priming by disabling the retrieval of task-inappropriate prime information: An ERP study. Brain Research, 1330, 101–113.

Stahl, J., Gibbons, H., & Miller, J. (2010). Modeling single-trial LRP waveforms using gamma functions. Psychophysiology, 47, 43-56, 1-14.

Fritzsche, A.-S., Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2010). An ERP study of the processing of response conflict in a dynamic localization task:  The role of individual differences in task-appropriate behavior. Clinical Neurophysiology, 121, 1358-1370.


Gibbons, H. & Stahl, J. (2008). Early activity in the lateralized readiness potential suggests prime-responser trieval as a source of negative priming. Experimental Psychology, 55, 164-172.

Gibbons, H. & Stahl, J. (2008). ERP predictors of performance on a prospective temporal reproduction task. Psychological Research,72, 311-320.

Leibing, E., Jamrozinski, K., Vormfelde, S. , Stahl, J., & Doering, S. (2008). The structure of personality - relationship between DSM-IV personality disorder symptoms, the five-factor model and the biosocial model of personality. Journal of personality disorders, 22, 101-108.

Stahl, J., & Rammsayer, T.H. (2008).Extraversion-related differences in premotor and motor processing: Behavioural and psychophysiological evidence. Journal of Motor Behaviour, 40, 143-154.


Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2007). Event-related brain potentials support episodic-retrieval explanations of lanker negative priming. Experimental Brain Research, 181, 595-606.

Wohlrab, S., Stahl, J., Rammsayer, T., & Kappeler, P. (2007). Differences in personality characteristics between body modified and non-modified individuals and possible evolutionary implications. European Journal of Personality, 21, 931-951.

Wohlrab, S., Stahl, J., & Kappeler, P.M. (2007). Modifying the body: Motivations for getting tattooed and pierced. Body Image, 4, 87-95.

Stahl, J. & Rammsayer, T. H. (2007). The point-of-no return in motor response: Extraversion-related differences. Psychology Science, 49, 58-67.

Stahl, J. & Gibbons, H. (2007). Dynamics of response-conflict monitoring and individual differences in response controland behavioral control: An electrophysiological investigation using a stop-signal paradigm. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118 , 581-596.

Gibbons, H. & Stahl, J. (2007). Response-time corrected averaging of event-related potentials. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 197-208.

Rammsayer, T.H., & Stahl, J. (2007). Identification of sensorimotor components accounting for individual variability in Zahlen-Verbindungs-Test (ZVT) performance. Intelligence, 35, 623-630.


Gibbons, H., Rammsayer, T. H., & Stahl, J. (2006). Multiple sources of positive and negative priming effects: an evoked-potential study. Memory & Cognition, 34, 172-186.

Rammsayer, T. & Stahl, J. (2006).Sensorimotor effects of pergolide, a dopamine agonist, in healthy subjects: A lateralized readiness potential study. Psychopharmacology, 187,39-49.

Rammsayer, T., Stahl, J. & Schmiga, K. (2006). Grundlegende Persönlichkeitsmerkmale und individuelle Stressverarbeitungsstrategien als Determinanten der Mobbing-Betroffenheit. Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 5, 41-52.


Stahl, J. & Rammsayer, T. H. (2005). Accessory Stimulation in the Time Course of Visuomotor Information Processing: Stimulus Intensity Effects on Reaction Time and Response Force. Acta Psychologica, 120, 1-18.


Stahl, J. & Gibbons, H. (2004). The application of jackknife-based onset detection of lateralized readiness potential in correlative approaches. Psychophysiology, 41, 845-860.

Stahl, J. & Rammsayer, T. H. (2004). Differences in the transmission of sensory input into motor output between introverts and extraverts: Behavioral and psychophysiological analyses. Brain & Cognition, 56, 293-303.

Rammsayer, T. & Stahl, J. (2004). Extraversion-related differences in response organization: Evidence from lateralized readiness potentials. Biological Psychology, 66,35-49.


Stahl, J. (2002). Sensomotorik und Extraversion: Chronometrische Analyse interindividueller Unterschiede. Aachen: Shaker Verlag.

Stahl, J. (2002). Testrezension des Duisburger Vorschul- und Einschulungstest (DVET). In E. Brähler, H. Holling, D. Leutner & F. Petermann (Hrsg), Brickenkamp Handbuch psychologischer und pädagogischer Tests (3., vollständig überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage), S. 317-319. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Stahl, J. (2002). Testrezension des Göppinger sprachfreier Schuleignungstest (GSS). In E. Brähler, H. Holling, D. Leutner & F. Petermann (Hrsg), Brickenkamp Handbuch psychologischer und pädagogischer Tests (3., vollständig überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage), S. 322-323. Göttingen: Hogrefe.


Müller-Gethmann, H., Rinkenauer, G., Stahl, J. & Ulrich, R. (2000). Preparation of response force and movement direction:onset effects on the lateralized readiness potential. Psychophysiology, 37, S. 507-514.