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Benedikt Ehinger

Jun.-Prof. Dr.

SimTech Tenure-Track Professorship for Computational Cognitive Science
Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science (SC SimTech)
Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems (VIS)
Research Group Computational Cognitive Science


Universitätsstraße 32
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 228A


  • Visual Cognitive Science
  • Behavioral, EEG and eye-tracking experiments
  • Statistical Modelling

Together with the other groups of the Institute, we contribute teaching to the bachelor and master programs in computer science modules related to Socio-Cognitive Systems.
Teaching at VIS
Teaching activities in C@MPUS

2020: Tenure-Track Professorship for Computational Cognitive Science at the Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science (SC SimTech) and the Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems (VIS), University of Stuttgart

2018: PostDoc in the predictive brain lab with Floris de Lange, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

2018: Doktor rer. nat. / PhD Cognitive Science
PhD Thesis Predictions, Decisions and Learning in the visual sense

2013: Master of Science in Cognitive Science
Masterthesis „Filling in Blind-Spots: A psychophysical and an EEG study.

2012: Research-Project: Mobile EEG: Comparing Real Environments with Laboratory Settings

2011: Bachelor of Science in Cogntive Science
Bachelorthesis: „Electrophysiological Correlates of Category Learning


Bosch, E., Fritsche M., Ehinger, B. V., De Lange, Ehinger, F. P. (2020) 'Opposite effects of choice history and stimulus history resolve a paradox of sequential choice bias', BioRxiv

Gert, A. L., Ehinger, B. V., Kietzmann T. C., Konig, P. (2020) 'Faces strongly attract early fixations in naturally sampled real-world stimulus materials', ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, 1-5


Ehinger, B. V. et al. (2019) ‘A new comprehensive eye-tracking test battery concurrently evaluating the Pupil Labs glasses and the EyeLink 1000’, PeerJ, 7, p. e7086. doi: 10.7717/peerj.7086. Cite Download

Dimigen, O. and Ehinger, B. V. (2019) ‘Analyzing combined eye-tracking/EEG experiments with (non)linear deconvolution models’, BioRxiv. doi: Cite Download

Czeszumski, A. et al. (2019) ‘The Social Situation Affects How We Process Feedback About Our Actions’, Frontiers in Psychology, 10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00361. Cite Download

Ehinger, B. V. (2019) ‘Unmixed: Linear Mixed Models combined with Overlap Correction for M/EEG analyses. An Extension to the unfold Toolbox’, in 2019 Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience. 2019 Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany: Cognitive Computational Neuroscience. doi: 10.32470/CCN.2019.1102-0. Cite Download

Ehinger, B. V. and Dimigen, O. (2019) ‘Unfold: An integrated toolbox for overlap correction, non-linear modeling, and regression-based EEG analysis’, peerJ. doi: Cite Download

Sütfeld, L. R. et al. (2019) ‘How does the method change what we measure? Comparing virtual reality and text-based surveys for the assessment of moral decisions in traffic dilemmas’. doi: 10.31234/ Cite Download


Ehinger, B. V., Kaufhold, L. and König, P. (2018) ‘Probing the temporal dynamics of the exploration–exploitation dilemma of eye movements’, Journal of Vision, 18(3), pp. 6–6. doi: 10.1167/18.3.6. Cite Download

Ehinger, B. V. (2018) EEGVIS Toolbox. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1312813. Cite


Ehinger, B. V. et al. (2017) ‘Humans treat unreliable filled-in percepts as more real than veridical ones’, eLife. Edited by P. Latham, 6, p. e21761. doi: 10.7554/eLife.21761. Cite Download


Ehinger, B. V. et al. (2016) ‘Understanding melanopsin using bayesian generative models- an Introduction’, bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/043273. Cite Download

Kietzmann, T. C. et al. (2016) ‘Extensive training leads to temporal and spatial shifts of cortical activity underlying visual category selectivity’, NeuroImage, 134, pp. 22–34. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.03.066. Cite Download

König, P. et al. (2016) ‘Eye movements as a window to cognitive processes’, Journal of Eye Movement Research, 9, pp. 1–16. doi: Cite Download

Spoida, K. et al. (2016) ‘Melanopsin Variants as Intrinsic Optogenetic On and Off Switches for Transient versus Sustained Activation of G Protein Pathways’, Current Biology, 26(9), pp. 1206–1212. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.007. Cite Download


Ehinger, B. V., König, P. and Ossandón, J. P. (2015) ‘Predictions of Visual Content across Eye Movements and Their Modulation by Inferred Information’, Journal of Neuroscience, 35(19), pp. 7403–7413. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5114-14.2015. Cite Download


Ehinger, B. V. et al. (2014) ‘Kinesthetic and vestibular information modulate alpha activity during spatial navigation: a mobile EEG study’, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00071. Cite Download


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