• Topolinski, S., & Strack, F. (2009). The architecture of intuition: Fluency and affect determine intuitive judgments of semantic and visual coherence, and of grammaticality in artificial grammar learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 138(1), 39–63.

  • Topolinski, S., & Strack, F. (2010). False fame prevented - avoiding fluency-effects without judgmental correction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(5), 721–733.

  • Topolinski, S., & Reber, R. (2010). Gaining insight into the „Aha“- experience. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19(6), 402–405.

  • Topolinski, S. (2010). Moving the eye of the beholder: Motor components in vision determine aesthetic preference. Psychological Science, 21(9), 1220–1224.

  • Topolinski, S., Maschmann, I. T., Pecher, D., & Winkielman, P. (2014). Oral approach-avoidance: Affective consequences of muscular articulation dynamics. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106(6), 885-896.

Certified fresh Papers of the 2020´s

Judgments from the guts

  • Remmers, C., Zürn, M., Anoschin, A., Topolinski, S., & Zimmermann, J. (2023). Intuition and meaning in life in persons with varying level of depressive symptoms and impairments in personality functioning. Journal of Clinical Psychology.
  • Löffler, C. S. & Topolinski, S. (2023). The Accumulated Clues Task (ACT): Development of a German semantic problem-solving paradigm. Journal of Cognition, 6(1), 3.
  • Boecker, L., Loschelder, D. D., & Topolinski, S. (2022). How individuals react emotionally to others’ (mis)fortunes: A social comparison framework. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 123(1), 55–83.

  • Gerten, J., Zürn, M. K., & Topolinski, S. (2022). The price of predictability: Estimating inconsistency premiums in social interactions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 48(2), 183–202.

  • Zürn, M. K., Gerten, J., & Topolinski, S. (2021). Maybe favors: How to get more good deeds done. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 27(3), 503–507.

  • Ruessmann, J. K., & Topolinski, S. (2020). Economic decisions for others are more favorable for close than distant clients. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46(3), 393–407.

The in-out effect

  • Topolinski, S., Boecker, L., Löffler, C. S., Gusmão, B., & Ingendahl, M. (2022). On the emergence of the in-out effect across trials: Two items do the trick. Psychological Research.
  • Ingendahl, M., Vogel, T., & Topolinski, S. (2022). Can sequencing explain the in–out effect?. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 26(6), 449-450.

  • Ingendahl, M., Vogel, T., & Topolinski, S. (2022). The articulatory in-out effect: Replicable, but inexplicable. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 26(1), 8–10.

  • Maschmann, I. T., Körner, A., Boecker, L., & Topolinski, S. (2020). Front in the mouth, front in the word: The driving mechanisms of the in-out effect. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 119(4), 792–807.

  • Gerten, J., & Topolinski, S. (2020). Exploring the temporal boundary conditions of the articulatory in–out preference effect. Psychological Research, 84(3), 558–567.

SNARC and friends

  • Gusmão, B., Löffler, C. S., & Topolinski, S. (2022). The impact of horizontal and vertical Luminance SNARC compatibility on affective judgments. Cognition and Emotion.
  • Löffler, C. S., Gerten, J., Mamporia, M., Müller, J., Neu, T., Rumpf, J., Schiller, M., Schneider, Y., Wozniak, M., & Topolinski, S. (2022). Bright on the right feels right: SQUARC compatibility is hedonically marked. Cognition and Emotion, 36(4), 767-772.

  • Gerten, J., & Topolinski, S. (2021). SNARC compatibility triggers positive affect. Cognition and Emotion, 35(2), 356–366.