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Dr. Werner Klotz

Contact Details

Name: Dr. Werner Klotz
Postal Address:

Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung für Psychologie
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld
Unit: AE01 / Neuro-Cognitive Psychology
Room: CITEC 2.411
Phone: ++49 (0)521 106 - 4518
Fax: ++49 (0)521 106 - 156934
Email: werner.klotz 'at' uni-bielefeld.de
Office-Hour: Thursday 2-3 pm


Curriculum Vitae


Education and employment history


  • 1978 - 1984 Diploma study program 'Psychology' at Osnabrück University, Germany
  • 1985 - 1987 Scientific employee, Unit of Literary Studies at Osnabrück University, Germany
  • 1988 - 1990 Creation of the "Initiative for stress reduction and integration" (ISI), Osnabrück, Germany
  • since 1990 Scientific employee, Dept. of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • 1995 Dr. phil., Dept. of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany


Reviewer for international Journals


  • Advances in Cognitive Psychology
  • Consciousness and Cognition
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance
  • Perception & Psychophysics
  • Psychological Research / Psychologische Forschung
  • Psychological Science
  • Psychophysiology



Selected Publications

Klotz, W., Heumann, M., Ansorge, U., & Neumann, O. (2007): Electrophysiological activation by masked primes. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 3, 449-465. (PDF)

Klotz, W. & Ansorge, U. (2007): Preceding stimulus awareness augments offset-evoked potentials: Evidence from motion-induced blindness. Psychological Research, 71, 694-702. (PDF)

Fellows, S., Tabaza, R., Heumann, M., Klotz, W., Neumann, O., Schwarz, M., Noth, J., & Töpper, R. (2002). Modification of a functional motor task by non-consciously perceived sensory stimuli. Neuroreport, 13, 637-640.

Ansorge, U., Scharlau, I., Heumann, M., & Klotz, W. (2001). Visual conscious perception is grounded in a nonconscious sensorimotor domain. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 974-975.

Klotz, W., & Neumann, O. (1999). Motor activation without conscious discrimination in metacontrast masking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 25, 976-992. (PDF)

Neumann, O., Ansorge, U., & Klotz, W. (1998). Funktionsdifferenzierung im visuellen Kortex: Grundlage für motorische Aktivierung durch nicht bewußt wahrgenommene Reize?. Psychologische Rundschau, 49, 185-196.

Ansorge, U., Klotz, W., & Neumann, O. (1998). Manual and verbal responses to completely masked (unreportable) stimuli: Exploring some conditions for the metaconstrast dissociation. Perception, 27, 1177-1189.

Klotz, W., & Wolff, P. (1995). The effect of a masked stimulus on the response to the masking stimulus. Psychological Research / Psychologische Forschung, 58, 92-101. (PDF)

Neumann, O., & Klotz, W. (1994). Motor responses to non-reportable, masked stimuli: Where is the limit of direct parameter specification?. In C. Umiltà & M. Moskovitch: Attention and Performance XV: Conscious and nonconscious information processing. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press. (Link)