Florian Hutzler – Publications


Publications in peer reviewed journals

Leitner, M. C., Hutzler, F., Schuster, S., Vignali, L., Parvan, P., Reitsamer, H. A., & Hawelka, S. (2021). Eye-tracking-based visual field analysis (EFA): a reliable and precise perimetric methodology for the assessment of visual field defects. BMJ Global Ophthalmology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjophth-2019-000429 [Download article]

Schuster, S., Himmelstoss N. A., Hutzler, F., Richlan, F., Kronbichler, M. & Hawelka, S. (2021). Cloze enough? Hemodynamic effects of predictive processing during natural reading. NeuroImage, 228, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117687 [Download article]

de Lissa, P., McArthur, G., Palermo, R., Mahajan, Y., Degno, F., & Hutzler, F. (2019). Peripheral preview abolishes N170 face-sensitivity at fixation: Using fixation-related potentials to investigate dynamic face processing. Visual Cognition. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2019.1676855 [Download article]

Leitner, M. C., Hutzler, F., Vignali, L., Schuster, S., Marvan, P., Strohmaier, C., Reitsamer, H., & Hawelka, S. (2019 –  in preperation). Tracking Based Visual Field Analyzer (EFA). Development of a Modern Neuropsychological Diagnostics Tool for Visual Field Analysis and Evaluation of Neuroplasticity in the Visual Cortex.

Himmelstoss, N., A., Schuster, S., Hutzler, F., Moran, R., & Hawelka, S. (2019). Co-registration of eye movements and neuroimaging for studying contextual predictions in natural reading. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 1-18. [Download article]

Braun, M., Kronbichler, M., Richlan, F., Hawelka, S., Hutzler, F., & Jacobs, A. M. (2019). A model-guided dissociation between subcortical and cortical contributions to word recognition. Scientific reports, 9(1), 4506. doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-41011-9 [Download article]

Schuster, S., Hawelka, S., Himmelstoss, N. A., Richlan, F., & Hutzler, F. (2019). The neural correlates of word position and lexical predictability during sentence reading: evidence from fixation-related fMRI. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 1-12. doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2019.1575970 [Download article]

Vignaili, L., Hawelka, S., Hutzler, F., & Richlan, F. (2019). No Effect of cathodal tDCS of the posterior parietal cortex on parafovealpreprocessing of words. Neuroscience Letters, 705, 219-226. [Download article]

Hutzler, F., Schuster, S., Marx, C., & Hawelka, S. (2019). An investigation of parafoveal masks with the incremental boundary paradigm. PloS one, 14(2), e0203013. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203013 [Download article]

Findelsberger, E., Hutzler, F., & Hawelka, S. (2019). Spill the load: Mixed evidence for a foveal load effect, reliable evidence for a spillover effect in eye-movement control during reading. Attention, perception & psychophysics. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01689-5 [Download article]

Richlan, F., Schubert, J., Mayer, R., Hutzler, F., & Kronbichler, M. (2018). Action video gaming and the brain: fMRI effects without behavioral effects in visual and verbal cognitive tasks. Brain and Behavior, 8(1). doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.877 [Download article]

Carbon, C. C., Faerber, S. J., Augustin, M. D., Mitterer, B., & Hutzler, F. (2018, in press). First gender, then attractiveness: Indications of gender-specific attractiveness processing via ERP onsets. Neuroscience Letters. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2018.09.009 [Download article]

Tran, U. S., Berger, N., Arendasy, M., Greitemeyer, T., Himmelbauer, M., Hutzler, F., Kraft, H.-G., Öttl, K., Papousek, I., Vitouch, O., & Voracek, M. (2017). Unto the third generation: Evidence for strong familial aggregration of physicians, psychologists, and psychotherapists among first-year medical and psychology students in a nationwide Austrian cohort census. BMC Medical Education. 17, 81. https://bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12909-017-0921-4 [Download article]

Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M:, Kühberger, A., Gagl, B., & Hutzler, F. (2017). Inducing Thought Processes: Bringing Processs Measures and Cognitive Processes Closer Together. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. doi: 10.1002/bdm.2007. [Download article]

Marx, C., Hawelka, S., Schuster, S., & Hutzler, F. (2016). Foveal processing difficulty does not affect parafoveal preprocessing in young readers. Scientific Reports, 7 (41602), 1-11. doi: 10.1038/srep41602

Marx, C., Hutzler, F., Schuster S. & Hawelka S. (2016). On the Development of Parafoveal Preprocessing: Evidence from the Incremental Boundary Paradigm. Front Psychol. 7(33), 514-514. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00514. [IF: 2.80]. [Download article]

Schuster, S., Hawelka, S., Hutzler F., Kronbichler, M. & Richlan F. (2016). Words in Context: The Effects of Length, Frequency, and Predictability on Brain Responses During Natural Reading. Cerebral Cortex, 1-16.   doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw184 [Download article]

Vignali L., Himmelstoss, N.A., Hawelka, S., Richlan, F. & Hutzler, F. (2016). Oscillatory Brain Dynamics during Sentence Reading: A Fixation-Related Spectral Perturbation Analysis. Front Hum Neurosci. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00191 [IF 3.63]

Ludersdorfer, P., Wimmer, H., Richlan, F., Schurz, M., Hutzler, F. & Kronbichler, M. (2015). Left ventral occipitotemporal activation during orthographic and semantic processing of auditory words. Neuroimage, 124(Pt A), 834-842.   doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.039. [Epub ahead of print] [Download article]

Schuster, S., Hawelka, S., Richlan, F., Ludersdorfer, P. & Hutzler, F. (in press). Eyes on words: A fixation-related fMRI study of the left occipito-temporal cortex during self-paced silent reading of words and pseudowords. Scientific Reports. [Download article]

Braun, M., Jacobs, A.M., Richlan, F., Hawelka, S., Hutzler, F. & Kronbichler M. (2015). Many Neighbors are not Silent. fMRI Evidence for Global Lexical Activity in Visual Word Recognition. Front Hum Neurosci. [Download article]

Braun, M., Hutzler, F., Munte, T.F., Rotte, M., Dambacher, M., Richlan, F., Jacobs, A.M. (2015). The neural bases oft he pseudohomophone effect: phonological constraints on lexico-semantic access in reading. Neurosci., 295, 151-163.   doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.03.035. [Download article]

Gagl, B., Hawelka, S. & Hutzler, F. (2014) A similar correction mechanism in slow and fluent readers after suboptimal landing positions. Front Hum Neurosci., 8, 355.   doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00355. [Download article]

Hawelka, S., Schuster, S., Gagl, B. & Hutzler, F. (2015). On forward inferences of fast and slow readers. An eye movement study. Sci Rep., 5.   doi: 10.1038/srep08432

Marx, C., Hawelka, S., Schuster, S. & Hutzler, F. (2015). An incremental boundary study on parafoveal preprocessing in children reading aloud: Parafoveal masks overestimate the preview benefit. Journal of Cognitive Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1008494 [Download article]

Richlan, F., Gagl, B., Hawelka, S., Braun, M., Schurz, M., Kronbichler, M., & Hutzler, F. (2014). Fixation-related fMRI analysis in the domain of reading research: using self-paced eye movements as markers for hemodynamic brain responses during visual letter string processing. Cereb Cortex., 24(10), 2647-2656.

De Lissa, P., McArthur, G., Hawelka, S., Palermo, R., Mahajan, Y., Hutzler, F. (2014). Fixation location on upright and inverted faces modulates the N170. Nueropsychologia. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.02.006 [Download article]

Hutzler, F. (2014). Reverse inference is not a fallacy per se: Cognitive processes can be inferred from functional imaging data. NeuroImage, 84, 1061 – 1069.   doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.12.075

Gagl, B., Hawelka, S., Richlan, F., Schuster, S., & Hutzler, F. (2013). Parfoveal Preprocessing in Reading Revisited: Evidence From a Noval Preview Manipulation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advanace online publication. Doi: 10.1037/a0034408

Hutzler, F., Fuchs, I., Gagl, B., Schuster, S., Richlan, F., Braun, M., Hawelka, S. (2013). Parafoveal X-masks interfere with foveal word recognition: evidence from fixation-related brain potentials. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 7(33), doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2013.00033

Richlan, F.; Gagl, B.; Schuster, S.; Hawelka, S.; Humenberger, J.; Hutzler, F. (2013). A new high-speed visual stimulation method for gaze-contingent eye movement and brain activity studies. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 7, 1-9.

Richlan, F.; Gagl, B.; Hawelka, S.; Braun, M.; Schurz, M.; Kronbichler,M.; Hutzler, F.(in press). Fixation-related fMRI analysis in the domain of reading research: using self-paced eye movements as markers for hemodynamic brain responses during visual letter string processing. Cerebral Cortex

Hawelka S., Schuster S., Gagl, B., Hutzler,F. (2012). Beyond single syllables. The effect of first syllable frequency and orthographic similarity on eye movements during silent reading. Language and Cognitive Processes , doi:10.1080/01690965.2012.696665, 1-20.

Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., Murphy, R. O., & Hutzler, F. (2011). Flashlight – recording information acquisition online. Computers in Human Behavior, 27(5), 1771-1782.

Gagl, B., Hawelka, S., & Hutzler, F. (2011). Systematic influence of gaze position on pupil size measurement: analysis and correction. Behavior Research Methods, 43 (4), 1171-1181.

Augustin, M. D., Defranceschi, B., Fuchs, H. K. , Carbon, C.C., Hutzler, F. (2011). The neural time course of art perception: An ERP study on the processing of style versus content in art. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2071-2081.

Bohrn, I., Carbon, C. & Hutzler, F. (2010). Mona Lisa´s Smile: Perception or Deception? Psychological Science, 11 (3), 378-380.

Windhager, S., Hutzler, F., Carbon, C.C., Oberzaucher, E., Schaefer, K., Thorstensen, T., Leder, H., & Grammer, K. (2010). Laying eyes on headlights: Eye movements suggest facial features in cars. Collegium Antropologicum, 34 (3), 1075-1080.

Braun, M., Hutzler, F., Ziegler, J. C., Dambacher, M., & Jacobs, A. M. (2009). Pseudohomophone Effects Provide Evidence of Early Lexico-Phonological Processing in Visual Word Recognition. Human Brain Mapping, 30 (7), 1977-1989.

Võ, M.L.-H., Jacobs, A. M., Kuchinke, L. Hofmann, M., Conrad, M., Schacht, A., & Hutzler, F. (2008). The Coupling of Emotion and Cognition in the Eye: Introducing the Pupil Old/New Effects. Psychophysiology, 45 (1), 130-140.

Augustin, D., Leder, H., Hutzler, F., & Carbon, C. (2008). Style follows content. On the microgenesis of art perception. Acta Psychologica, 128 (1), 127-138.

Hutzler, F., Braun, M., & Jacobs, A. M. (2008). On the specifficities of the inverted-optimal viewing position e_ect and their implications on models of eye movement control during reading. Brain Research, 1239, 152-161.

Kronbichler, M., Bergmann, J., Hutzler, F., Staffen, W., Mair, A., Ladurner, G., & Wimmer, H. (2007). Taxi vs. Taksi: On orthographic word recognition in the left ventral occipitotemporal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, (10), 1584-1594.

Kronbichler, M., Wimmer, H., Staffen, W., Hutzler, F., Mair, A. Ladurner, G. (2008). Developmental dyslexia: Gray matter abnormalities in the occipitotemporal cortex. Human Brain Mapping, 29 (5), 613-625.

Hutzler, F., Braun, M., Võ, M.L.-H., Engl, V., Hofmann, M., Dambacher, M. Leder, H., & Jacobs, A. M. (2007). Welcome to the real world: Validating _xation-related brain potentials for ecologically valid settings. Brain Research, 1172, 123-129.

Jacobs, A.M., Hutzler, F., & Engl, V. (2006). Neurocognitive methods for measuring learning and memory processes. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft, 9 (5), 71-86.

Hutzler, F., Kronbichler, M., Jacobs, A.M. & Wimmer, H. (2006). Perhaps correlational but not causal: No effect of dyslexic readers´ magnocellular system on their eye movements during reading. Neuropsychologia, 44 (4), 637-648.

Braun, M., Jacobs, A.M., Hahne, A., Ricker, B., Hofmann,M. & Hutzler, F. (2006). Model-generated lexical activity predicts graded ERP amplitudes in lexical decision. Brain Research, 1073-1074, 431-439.

Heine, A., Tamm, S., Hofmann, M., Hutzler, F. & Jacobs, A.M. (2006). Does the frequency of the antecedent noun antect the resolution of pronominal anaphors? An ERP study. Neuroscience Letters, 400 (1-2), 7-12.

Kronbichler, M., Hutzler, F., Staffen, W., Mair, A., Ladurner, G., &Wimmer, H. (2006). Evidence for a dysfunction of left posterior reading areas in German dyslexic readers. Neuropsychologia, 44 (10), 1822-1832.

Engl, V., Hutzler, F., Jacobs, A. M., Vo, M., & Braun, M. (2006). Reading after the German spelling reform. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 214 (2), 59-72.

Carbon, C. C., Hutzler, F. & Minge, M. (2006). Innovation in design investigated by eye movements and pupillometry. Psychology Science, 48 (2), 173-186.

Hutzler, F., Conrad, M. & Jacobs, A.M. (2005). Effects of syllablefrequency in lexical decision and naming: An eye movement study. Brain and Language, 92 (2), 138-152.

Bergmann H., Hutzler F., Klimesch W., & Wimmer H. (2005). How is dysuent reading reected in the ERP? Journal of Neurolinguistics, 18 (2), 153-165.

Moll, K., Hutzler, F. & Wimmer, H. (2005). Developmental dyslexia in a regular orthography: A single case study. Neurocase, 11 (6), 433-440.

Stenneken, P., Conrad, M., Hutzler, F., Braun, M. & Jacobs, A.M. (2005). Frequency Effects with Visual Words and Syllables in a Dyslexic Reader. Behavioural Neurology, 16 (2-3), 103-117.

Hutzler, F., Ziegler, J. C., Perry, C., Wimmer, H. & Zorzi, M. (2004). Do current connectionist learning models account for reading development in different languages? Cognition, 91 (3), 273-296.

Hutzler, F. & Wimmer, H. (2004). Eye movements of dyslexic children when reading in a regular orthography. Brain and Language, 89 (1), 235-242.

Kronbichler, M., Hutzler, F., Wimmer, H., Mair, A., Staffen, W., & Ladurner, G. (2004). The visual word form area and the frequency with which words are encountered: evidence from a parametric fMRI study. NeuroImage, 21 (3), 946-953.

Hutzler, F., Bergmann, J., Conrad, M., Kronbichler, M., Stenneken, P. & Jacobs, A.M. (2004). Inhibitory effects of first syllable-frequency in lexical decision: An event related potential study. Neuroscience Letters, 372 (3),179-184.

Kronbichler, M., Hutzler, F.&Wimmer, H. (2002).Dyslexia:Verbal impairments in the absence of magnocellular impairments. NeuroReport, 13 (5), 617-620.

Wimmer, H., Hutzler, F. &Wiener C. (2002). Children with dyslexia and right parietal lobe dysfunction: event-related potentials in response to words and pseudowords. Neuroscience Letters, 331 (3), 211-213.

Klimesch, W., Doppelmayr, M., Wimmer, H., Gruber, W., Röhm, D., Schwaiger, J. & Hutzler, F. (2000). Alpha and beta bandpower changes in normal and dyslectic children. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112, 1186-1195.

Klimesch, W., Doppelmayr, M., Wimmer, H., Schwaiger, J., Röhm, D., Gruber, W. & Hutzler, F. (2000). Theta band power changes in normal and dyslectic children. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112, 1174-1185.

Book Chapters

Keul, A.G., Hutzler, F., Frauscher, G., & Voigt, A. (2005). Architrack – Evaluating Architectural Preferences via Eyetracker. In B. Martens & A. Keul (Eds.), Designing Social Innovation: Planning, Building, Evaluation (pp. 55-66). Göttingen: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers. [Download chapter]

Jacobs, A.M., Hutzler F., & Engl, V. (2009). Fortschritte in der neurokognitiven Lern- und Gedächtnisforschung. In U. Herrmann (Ed.), Neurodidaktik (pp. 86-97). Weinheim: Beltz.


Gattol, V., Ditye, T., Carbon, C. C., Hutzler, F. (2007). A call for attention! TV news broadcasts and the effects of competing news presentations on perception. Perception, 36, 27-27. [Download supplement]