Dr. Michael Weigl

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Dr. Michael Weigl

Universität des Saarlandes
FR Psychologie

Campus A2 4
D-66123 Saarbrücken

 

Raum 2.15
Telefon (+49) 681/ 302 6579
Fax (+49) 681/ 302 6516

m.weigl(at)mx.uni-saarland.de

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Influence of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on cognitive processes

  • Relationship between episodic memory and cognitive biases

  • Top-down modulation of auditory mismatch negativity (MMN)

Education

  • 2012-2019: PhD in Psychology, Saarland University, Dissertation: The role of episodic memory in human covariation assessment. Behavioral and electrophysiological investigations on the distinctiveness-based illusory correlation

  • 2007-2012: Diploma in Psychology, Saarland University

  • 2012: Certificate Study "East Asia Studies", University of Trier

Career

  • Aug 2007-Sept 2007: Full-time internship at Lebenshilfe Traunstein

  • Oct 2009-Feb 2009: Part-time research internship at the Social Psychology Unit, Saarland University

  • Feb 2010-Nov 2011: Student research assistent for the DFG-project "Affective Science", Saarland University

  • May 2010-Aug 2010: Tutor for the course "Empirical Training II", Social Psychology Unit, Saarland University

  • Oct 2010-Feb 2011: Tutor for the course "Social Psychology", Social Psychology Unit, Saarland University

  • Oct 2011-March 2012: Tutor for the course "Social Psychology", Social Psychology Unit, Saarland University

  • Oct 2011-Jun 2012: Part-time research internship at the Experimental Neuropsychology Unit, Saarland University

  • April 2012-July 2012: Student research assistant at the Social Psychology Unit, Saarland University

  • Oct 2012-Sep 2018: PhD position at the Experimental Psychology Unit, Saarland University

  • Oct 2018-Mar 2019: Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, Saarland University

  • Since Apr 2019: Postdoc position in the DFG project “The aging episodic memory and its plasticity: A cross-cultural approach”

Teaching

  • WS 20/21: Fortgeschrittene computergestützte Datenanalyse
  • WS 18/19: Fortgeschrittene computergestützte Datenanalyse
  • SS 18:       Empiriepraktikum II: Experimentelle Neuropsychologie
  • WS 17/18: Empiriepraktikum I: Experimentelle Neuropsychologie
  • WS 16/17: Fortgeschrittene computergestützte Datenanalyse
  • SS 16:      Einführung in R: Statistik und mehr
  • WS 15/16: Fortgeschrittene computergestützte Datenanalyse
  • SS 15:      Empiriepraktikum Experimentellen Neuopsychologie II
  • WS 14/15: Fortgeschrittene computergestützte Datenanalyse mit SPSS, Empiriepraktikum Experimentellen Neuopsychologie I
  • WS 13/14: Fortgeschrittene computergestützte Datenanalyse mit SPSS, Quantitiative Methoden I
  • WS 12/13: Fortgeschrittene computergestützte Datenanalyse mit SPSS
  • SS 12:      Kognitive Psychophysiologie

Publications

Journal Articles (peer-reviewed)

2022

Rosburg, T., Weigl, M., & Mager, R. (2022). No evidence for auditory N1 dishabituation in healthy adults after presentation of rare novel distractors. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 174, 1-8.

2020

Weigl, M., Pham, H. H., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2020). The effect of shared distinctiveness on source memory: An event-related potential study. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 20, 1027-1040.

Meßmer, J. A., Weigl, M., Li, J., & Mecklinger, A. (2020). May the source be with you! Electrophysiological correlates of retrieval orientation are associated with source memory performance. Brain and Cognition, 146.

2019

Rosburg,T., Weigl, M., & Deuring, G. (2019). Enhanced processing of facial emotion for target stimuli. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 146, 190-200.

Cai, X., Weigl, M., Liu, B., Cheung, E., Ding, J., Chan, R. C. K. (2019). Delay discounting and affective priming in individuals with negative schizotypy. Schizophrenia Research, 210, 180-187.

2018

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2018). Illusory correlations despite equated category frequencies: A test of the information loss account. Consciousness and Cognition, 63, 11-28.

Rosburg T, Weigl M, Thiel R, Mager R (2018). The event-related potential component P3a is diminished by identical deviance repetition, but not by non-identical repetitions. Experimental Brain Research, 236(5), 1519-1530.

Zhou, H., Cai, X., Weigl, M., Bang, P., Cheung, E. F. C., & Chan, R. C. K. (2018). Multisensory temporal binding window in autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia spectrum disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 86, 66–76.

2016

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2016). Transcranial direct current stimulation over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modulates auditory mismatch negativity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(5), 2263–2272.

2015

Rosburg, T., Johansson, M., Weigl, M., & Mecklinger, A. (2015). How does testing affect retrieval-related processes? An event-related potential (ERP) study on the short-term effects of repeated retrieval. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 15(1), 195–210.

2014

Rosburg, T., Weigl, M., & Sörös, P. (2014). Habituation in the absence of a response decrease? Clinical Neurophysiology, 125(1), 210-211.

 

Published Abstracts

Meßmer, J., Weigl, M., & Mecklinger, A. (2020). May the source be with you: Electrophysiological evidence for the beneficial effects of retrieval orientations on performance in a source memory task [Abstract]. In C. Dobel, C. Giesen, L. A. Grigutsch, J. M. Kaufmann, G. Kovács, F. Meissner, K. Rothermund, & S. R. Schweinberger (Eds.), Abstracts of the 62nd Conference of Experimental Psychologists TeaP 2020, p. 172. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishing.

Weigl, M., Thiel, R., Rosburg, T., & Mecklinger, A. (2020). A comparison between distinctiveness and accentuation in the illusory correlation paradigm: An ERP study [Abstract]. In C. Lange-Küttner (Ed.), Abstracts of the 61st Conference of Experimental Psychologists TeaP 2019, p. 204. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishing.

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2016). The role of episodic memory in illusory correlation - Evidence for the distinctiveness account [Abstract]. In J. Funke, J. Rummel, & A. Voß (Eds.), Abstracts of the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists TeaP 2016, pp. 369-370, Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishing.

Weigl, M., Loschelder, D. D., Friese, M., & Trötschel, R. (2015). Looking at my offer: Procedural framing of negotiation proposals affects the sender’s reference point of a transaction. [Abstract]. In C. Bermeitinger, A. Mojzisch, & W. Greve (Eds.), Abstracts of the 57th Conference of Experimental Psychologists TeaP 2015, p. 270, Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2015). Accurately perceived, falsely retrieved: Illusory correlations originate from biased retrieval of accurately encoded contingencies. [Abstract]. In C. Bermeitinger, A. Mojzisch, & W. Greve (Eds.), Abstracts of the 57th Conference of Experimental Psychologists TeaP 2015, p. 271, Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Schlemmer, B. A., Weigl, M., & Unz, D. (2011). The Story-Setting-Effect in the Light of Construal Level Theory [Abstract]. In O. Özen, M. Schreier, & Y. Thies-Brandner (Eds.), Media Psychology. Focus Theme: Cognitive and Emotional Involvement during Media Reception. Proceedings of the 7th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society, pp. 85-86. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Unz, D., Schlemmer, B. A., & Weigl, M. (2010). Story-Setting-Effect revisited. Persuasion durch fiktionale Narrative? [Abstract]. In F. Peterman & U. Koglin (Hrsg.), 47. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, p. 133. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

 

Conference Contributions

Weigl, M., Shao, Q., Wang, E., Zheng, Z., Li, J., Kray, J., & Mecklinger, A. (2022). Not so different after all? An event-related potential study on item and source memory for object-scene pairs in German and Chinese young adults. Poster presented at the Hybrid Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Weigl, M., Huffer, V., & Mecklinger, A. (2021). On making sense of senseless action: Age differences in the N400 for bizarre action relations. Poster presented at the Virtual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Doffiné, J., Zeyer, S. K., Mecklinger, A., Kray, J., & Weigl, M. (2021). A p-curve analysis of the experimental evidence on the influences of culture and age on episodic memory. Talk at the 63rd Conference of Experimental Psychologists in Ulm, Germany.

Weigl, M., Pietsch, J., Kapsali, E., Shao, Q., Zheng, Z., Li, J., Mecklinger, A., Jutta Kray, J. (2020). ORCA. A database of object-scene arrangements for cross-cultural neuroscientific research. Video presented at the virtual conference of the International Cultural Neuroscience Society.

Weigl, M., Mohr, P., Palej, B., Rafinski, J. Schmitt, L., & Bader, R. (2020, May). Word problems: An event-related potential study on remembering semantically related and unrelated words. Poster presented at the Virtual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Kamp, S.-M., Döring, J., Weigl, M., & Mecklinger, A. (2017, April). Influences of Novelty on Episodic Memory in Aging. Poster presented at the 2nd Conference of the European Cognitive Ageing Society in Zurich, Switzerland.

Weigl, M., Pham, H. H., Mecklinger, A. & Rosburg, T. (2017, March). The effect of shared distinctiveness on source memory and illusory correlations: An event-related potential study. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in San Francisco, CA, USA.

Weigl, M., Ehritt, A., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2016, April). Can event-related potentials at encoding predict whether subsequent recognition is based on familiarity or recollection? Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in New York, USA.

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2015, July). Illusory correlations despite equated category frequencies: Evidence against the information loss account. Talk at the 14th European Congress of Psychology in Milan, Italy.

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2014, October). Transcranial direct current stimulation over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modulates auditory mismatch negativity, but not P3a and P3b. Talk at the 23th German EEG/EP Mapping Meeting in Rauischholzhausen, Germany.

Rosburg, T. Mecklinger, A., Weigl, M., & Johansson, M. (2013, April). The effects of immediate testing on neural correlates of recollection. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in San Francisco, USA.