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Thomas Hinterecker

Address: Spemannstr. 38
72076 Tübingen
Room number: 009
Phone: +49 7071 601 615
Fax: +49 7071 601 616
E-Mail: thomas.hinterecker

 

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Thomas Hinterecker

Position: PhD Student  Unit: Bülthoff

I'm currently interested in navigation and spatial cognition. My  research projects are in traveled distance estimation in 3d, as well as, spatial memory of vertically aligned objects and the role of body orientation and gravity.

Education

2015 – present

PhD Student at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics; Social and Spatial Cognition Group

2013 – 2015

Master of Science in Psychology at Justus Liebig University, Giessen

2010 – 2013
Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Justus Liebig University, Giessen

 


Professional Experience
04/2015 - 05/2015

Visiting academic at the Cognition & Perception lab, New York University, USA

Project: Modality, probability, and mental models

2013 – 2015

Graduate of PreProPsych (pre-PhD program) at the department of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science, Justus Liebig University, Giessen

Project: Wayfinding, landmark saliencies and working memory

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Articles (2):

Hinterecker T, Leroy C, Zhao M, Butz MV, Bülthoff HH and Meilinger T (September-2017) No advantage for remembering horizontal over vertical spatial locations learned from a single viewpoint Memory & Cognition Epub ahead.
Hinterecker T, Knauff M and Johnson-Laird PN (October-2016) Modality, probability, and mental models Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 42(10) 1606-1620.

Conference papers (4):

Hinterecker T, Leroy C, Kirschhock M, Zhao M, Butz MV, Bülthoff HH and Meilinger T (July-2017) Reference Systems in Spatial Memory for Vertical Locations In: Computational Foundations of Cognition, , 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017), Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, USA, 525.
Khemlani S, Hinterecker T and Johnson-Laird PN (July-2017) The provenance of modal inference In: Computational Foundations of Cognition, , 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017), Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, USA, 663-668.
Hinterecker T, Röser F, Strickrodt M and Hamburger K (July-2014) SQUARELAND 2.0: A flexible and realistic virtual environment for investigating cognitive processes in human wayfinding In: Cognitive Science Meets Artificial Intelligence: Human and Artificial Agents in Interactive Contexts, , 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2014), Curran, Red Hook, NY, USA, 2363-2368.
Hinterecker T, Strickrodt M, Röser F and Hamburger K (July-2014) The influence of structural salience and verbalisation on finding the return path In: Cognitive Science Meets Artificial Intelligence: Human and Artificial Agents in Interactive Contexts, , 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2014), Curran, Red Hook, NY, USA, 613-618.

Posters (4):

Hinterecker T, Leroy C, Kirschhock ME, Zhao M, Butz MV, Bülthoff HH and Meilinger T (April-2017): Reference Systems in Memory for Vertical Locations: Evidence for Dominance of Egocentric over Environmental or Gravitational Systems, Second International Workshop on Models and Representations in Spatial Cognition, Tübingen, Germany.
Hinterecker T, Leroy C, Zhao M, Butz M, Bülthoff HH and Meilinger T (August-2-2016): Gravity as a universal reference direction? Influences on spatial memory for vertical object locations, International Conference Spatial Cognition (SC 2016), Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Meilinger T, Strickrodt M, Hinterecker T, Chang D-S, Saulton A, Fademrecht L and de la Rosa S (July-27-2016): Using Virtual Reality to Examine Social and Spatial Cognition, Virtual Environments: Current Topics in Psychological Research: VECTOR Workshop, Tübingen, Germany.
Hinterecker T, Röser F and Hamburger K (April-1-2014): "There and back again": The influence of verbalisation and structural salience on finding the return path, 56th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2014), Giessen, Germany.

Talks (3):

Hinterecker T (February-3-2017) Abstract Talk: Traveled distance estimations with horizontal and vertical passive linear displacements, 27th Oculomotor Meeting, Tübingen, Germany.
Hinterecker T, Leroy C, Butz MV, Bülthoff HH and Meilinger T (March-22-2016) Abstract Talk: Spatial memory in the vertical plane: The influence of gravity and room orientation during learning and retrieval, 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2016), Heidelberg, Germany 129.
Strickrodt M, Hinterecker T, Röser F and Hamburger K (September-2014) Abstract Talk: What if you could build your own landmark? The influence of color, shape, and position on landmark salience, 12th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society (KogWis 2014), Tübingen, Germany, Cognitive Processing, 15(Supplement 1) S142-S144.

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