Olaf Dimigen

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Dr. rer. nat. Olaf Dimigen
AG Biologische Psychologie
Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
Rudower Chaussee 18, 12489 Berlin, Rm. 2'202
Tel. +49-30-2093-4849
Fax. +49-30-2093-4910
E-mail: olaf.dimigen@hu-berlin.de

Key publications
(as last author)

Meyberg, S., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O.. (2017). How microsaccades relate to lateralized ERP components of spatial attention: A co-registration study. Neuropsychologia,99, 64-80, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.02.023

Niefind, F., & Dimigen, O. (2016). Dissociating parafoveal preview benefit and parafovea-on-fovea effects during reading: A combined eye tracking and EEG study. Psychophysiology, 53, 1784-1798 [abstract] [link to publisher pdf]

Kornrumpf, B., Niefind, F., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O. (2016). Neural correlates of word recognition: A systematic comparison of natural reading and RSVP. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 28 (9) 28:9, 1374–1391. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00977 [abstract] [preprint]

Li, N., Niefind, F., Wang, S., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O. (2015). Parafoveal processing in reading Chinese sentences: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Psychophysiology, 52, 1361-74  [link to publisher] [pdf preprint]

Meyberg, S., Werkle-Bergner, M., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O. (2015). Microsaccade-related brain potentials signal the focus of visuospatial attention. Neuroimage. 104 (1), 79-88. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.09.065 [link to publisher] [abstract] [pdf preprint]

Key publications
(as first author)

Dimigen, O. (2014). Co-registration of eye movements and EEG in active vision. Doctoral thesis, Humboldt University at Berlin [abstract] [German abstract]

Dimigen, O., Kliegl, R., Sommer, W. (2012). Trans-saccadic parafoveal preview benefits in fluent reading: A study with fixation-related brain potentials. Neuroimage. 62, 381-393. [online] [pdf preprint] [word materials]

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Hohlfeld, A., Jacobs, A., & Kliegl, R. (2011). Coregistration of eye movements and EEG in natural reading: Analyses & Review. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 140 (4), 552-572. [pdf preprint] [open data] // Includes extended discussion of technical issues with simultaneous eye tracking & EEG.

Dimigen, O., Valsecchi, M., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (2009). Human microsaccade-related visual brain responses. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 12321-12331. [pdf] [supplement pdf] [preview pdf]

All publications

Kornrumpf, B., Dimigen, O. & Sommer, W. (in press). Lateralization of posterior Alpha-EEG reflects the distribution of spatial attention during saccadic reading. Psychphysiology. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12849

Meyberg, S., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O.. (2017). How microsaccades relate to lateralized ERP components of spatial attention: A co-registration study. Neuropsychologia,99, 64-80, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.02.023

Niefind, F., & Dimigen, O. (2016). Dissociating parafoveal preview benefit and parafovea-on-fovea effects during reading: A combined eye tracking and EEG study. Psychophysiology, 53, 1784-1798 [abstract] [link to publisher pdf]

Kornrumpf, B., Niefind, F., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O. (2016). Neural correlates of word recognition: A systematic comparison of natural reading and RSVP. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 28 (9) 28:9, 1374–1391. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00977 [abstract] [preprint]

Korinth, S., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Breznitz, Z. (2016). Reading training by means of disappearing text: effects on reading performance and eye movements. Reading And Writing, DOI 10.1007/s11145-016-9635-y

Li, N., Niefind, F., Wang, S., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O. (2015). Parafoveal processing in reading Chinese sentences: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Psychophysiology, 52, 1361-74  [link to publisher] [author preprint]

Frömer, R., Dimigen, O., Niefind, F., Kliegl, R., & Sommer, W. (2015). Are individual differences in reading speed related to extrafoveal visual acuity and crowding? PLOS ONE, 10(3): e0121986. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121986 [Open Access Paper] [Download the data & R-scripts]

Nigbur, R., Schneider, J., Sommer, W., Dimigen, O., & Stürmer, B. (2015). Ad-hoc and context-dependent adjustments of selective attention in conflict control: An ERP study with visual probes. Neuroimage, 107, 76-84. [link to publisher]

Meyberg, S., Werkle-Bergner, M., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O. (2015). Microsaccade-related brain potentials signal the focus of visuospatial attention. Neuroimage. 104 (1), 79-88. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.09.065 [abstract] [pdf preprint] [online]

Kliegl, R., Dambacher, M., Dimigen, O., & Sommer, W. (2014). Oculomotor Control, Brain Potentials, and Timelines of Word Recognition during Natural Reading. In: Current Trends in Eye Tracking Research. (Eds.: Horsley, M.; Eliot, M.; Knight, B.; & Reilly, R.). Springer, pp. 141-155 [link to publisher] [Download author pdf]

Dimigen, O. (2014). Co-registration of eye movements and EEG in active vision. Doctoral thesis, Humboldt University at Berlin [abstract] [deutschsprachige Zusammenfassung]

Yuan, W., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Zhou, C. (2013). A model of microsaccade-related neural responses induced by short-term depression in thalamocortical synapses. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00047 [pdf] [link]

Schinkel, S., Zamora-Lopez, G., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Kurths, J. (2012). Order Patterns Networks (ORPAN) - A method to estimate time-evolving functional connectivity from multivariate time series. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. [free online] [pdf]

Dambacher, M., Dimigen, O., Braun, M., Wille, K., Jacobs, A., & Kliegl, R. (2012). Stimulus onset asynchrony and the timeline of word recognition: Event-related potentials during sentence reading. Neuropsychologia. 50 (8) [online]

Dimigen, O., Kliegl, R., Sommer, W. (2012). Trans-saccadic parafoveal preview benefits in fluent reading: A study with fixation-related brain potentials. Neuroimage. 62, 381-393. [online] [request reprint of published version] [download preprint version] [Download word materials]

Kliegl, R., Dambacher, M., Dimigen, O., Jacobs, A., & Sommer, W. (2012). Eye movements and brain electric potentials during reading. Psychological Research, 76, 145-158. [request reprint]

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Hohlfeld, A., Jacobs, A., & Kliegl, R. (2011). Coregistration of eye movements and EEG in natural reading: Analyses & Review. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 140 (4), 552-572. [pdf preprint] [open data]

Schinkel, S., Zamora-Lopez, G., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Kurths, J. (2011). Functional network analysis reveals differences in the semantic priming task. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 197, 333-339. [pdf]

Schacht, A., Dimigen, O., & Sommer, W. (2010). Emotions in cognitive conflicts are not aversive but task-specific. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 10, 349-356. [pdf]

Schinkel, S., Marwan, N., Dimigen, O., & Kurths, J. (2009). Confidence bounds of recurrence-based complexity measures. Physics Letters A., 373, 2245-2250. [pdf]

Dimigen, O., Valsecchi, M., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (2009). Human microsaccade-related visual brain responses. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 12321-12331. [pdf] [supplement pdf] [preview pdf]

Valsecchi, M., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Kliegl, R., & Turatto, M. (2009). Microsaccadic inhibition and P300 enhancement in a visual oddball task. Psychophysiology, 46, 635-644. [pdf]

Schinkel, S., Dimigen, O., & Marwan, N. (2008). Selection of recurrence threshold for signal detection. European Physics Journal - Special Topics, 164, 45-53. [pdf]

Wild-Wall, N., Dimigen, O., & Sommer, W. (2008). Interaction of facial expression and familiarity: ERP evidence. Biological Psychology, 77, 138-149. [pdf]

Downloads

EYE-EEG: A MATLAB toolbox for simultaneous EEG and eye tracking [link]

Pool of 312 semantically associated German word pairs with identical word length [link]

Abstracts


2017

Dimigen, O. (August 2016). Combining Eye-Tracking & EEG: Advantages, Challenges, Applications. International Conference on Cognititive Neuroscience (ICON), Amsterdam. [talk]

Dimigen, O., Ehinger, B. & Reinacher, U. (August 2016). Pre-conference Workshop: Combining Eye-tracking & EEG: An Introduction. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Wuppertal.

Dimigen, O. (August 2016). An Update to the EYE-EEG Toolbox. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Berlin.


2016

Dimigen, O. (March 2016). Influences on fixation-related brain activity during scene viewing: An Update. TeaP Conference, Heidelberg.


2015

Dimigen, O., Kornrumpf, B., Niefind, F. & Sommer, W. (August 2015). Brain-electric correlates of the preview benefit: An overview. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM 2015), Vienna.

Dimigen, O. (February 2015). Studying brain-electric correlates of natural word recognition with combined eye-tracking & EEG: Some insights. Workshop on EEG/ERPs in Language and Face Cognition, Hongkong, Hongkong.


2014

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (Jan 2014). Fixation-related potentials during natural scene viewing: Visual, extraretinal, and cognitive influences. Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM), Champéry, Switzerland.

Kornrumpf, B., Niefind, F., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W. (2014). Foveal load reduces parafoveal preview in reading: Evidence from simultaneous eye tracking and EEG. Cutting EEG, Berlin, Germany


2013

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (August 2013). Fixation-related potentials during scene viewing. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Lund, Sweden.

Niefind, F., Schacht, A., Sommer, W., & Dimigen, O.. (August 2013). Impact of eye-movements and parafoveal preview on EEG correlates of word recognition: A comparison between natural reading and RSVP. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Lund, Sweden.


2012

Dimigen, O. & Reinacher, U. (September 2012). An open-source Matlab tool for saccade- and fixation-related EEG analysis. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Alghero, Italy. [abstract] [project page]



2011

Meyberg, S., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Dimigen, O. (March 2011). Influence of microsaccades on the detection of near-threshold stimuli. An investigation with parallel eye tracking & EEG [Der Einfluss von Mikrosakkaden auf die Detektionsleistung schwellennaher Reize: Eine Untersuchung mit parallelem Eye Tracking und EEG.] 53. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Halle, Germany

Dimigen, O., Dambacher, M., Kliegl, R., Sommer, W., & Hauk, O. (April 2011). Early correlates of word recognition in event- and fixation-related brain potentials: A comparison using simultaneous eye tracking and EEG. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (18th CNS), San Francisco, USA

Dimigen, O., Werkle-Bergner, M., Meyberg, S., Kliegl,R., & Sommer, W. (September 2011). Microsaccades and EEG alpha oscillations: A close relationship?. 11th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience. Palma, Spain [abstract]doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2011.207.00128



2010

Dimigen, O., Pajkert, A., Schacht, A., Kliegl, R., & Sommer, W. (January 2010). Occipital brain responses from fixational eye movements and their influence on event-related EEG data in a word and face classification task. Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champery, Switzerland

Dimigen, O., Dambacher, M., Mies, A., Kliegl, R., & Sommer, W. (April 2010). Parallel recording of EEG and eye movements: Testing the timeline of word recognition in normal reading. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (17th CNS), Montreal, Canada

Dimigen, O., Dambacher, M., Jacobs, A., Kliegl, R., & Sommer, W. (October 2010). Brain-electric Correlates of the Preview Benefit in Left-to-right Reading. 10th Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Cognitive Science (KogWis 2010), Potsam, Germany [abstract]

Dambacher, M., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Kliegl, R., & Jacobs, A. (October 2010). Co-registration of EEG and Eye Movements: Evidence for Partial Independence of Oculomotor Control and Word Recognition in Reading.10th Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Cognitive Science (KogWis 2010), Potsam, Germany [abstract]



2009

Dimigen, O., Pajkert, A., Dambacher, M., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (March 2009). Microsaccade-related brain activity in the EEG. In: A. Eder et al. (Hrsg.), Beiträge zur 51. TeaP (S. 47). Lengerich: Pabst.

Mies, A. & Dimigen, O. (March 2009). What is the range of parafoveal processing during reading? Evidence from an N+2 paradigm. In: A. Eder et al. (Hrsg.), Beiträge zur 51. TeaP (S. 121). Lengerich: Pabst.

Dambacher, M., Braun, M., Risse, S., Dimigen, O., G?er, K., Jacobs, A.M., Kliegl, R. (April 2009). The interplay of frequency, predictability, and SOA in word recognition: Evidence from event-related potentials and eye movements. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (16th CNS), San Francisco, USA.

Korinth, S., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Breznitz, Z. (May 2009). Eye movements altered through training: Effects of the Reading Acceleration Program. Inaugural Conference of the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Haifa, Israel

Dimigen, O., Pajkert, A., Dambacher, M., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (June 2009). Fixational instability as a hidden source of visual brain signal in the EEG. 35. Arbeitstagung Psychophysiologie & Methodik (APM), Leipzig, Germany

Dimigen, O., Dambacher, M., Mies, A., Jacobs, A.M., Kliegl, R., & Sommer, W. (August 2009). Co-registration of EEG and eye movements: Testing the electrophysiological timeline of normal reading fixations. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM 15), Southampton, UK

Dimigen, O., Dambacher, M., Valsecchi, M., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (September 2009). Co-Registration of eye movements & EEG during fixation. International Symposium at the Sino-German Center, Beijing, China

Dimigen, O. (September 2009). Fixation-based EEG Analyses in Natural Vision: Problems, Chances, & Application to Reading. Invited Talk at the International summer school at the Sino-German Center, Beijing, China



2008

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Kliegl, R. (March 2008). Simultane Messung von Blickbewegungen und EEG: Regressive Sakkaden beim Lesen werden von einem P600-ähnlichen Potential begleitet. In: P. Khader et al. (Hrsg.), Beiträge zur 50. TeaP (S. 58). Lengerich: Pabst.

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Dambacher, M., Kliegl, R. (July 2008). Simultaneous recording of eye movements and ERPs indicates an early access to word meaning in natural, left-to-right reading. ICP 2008, Berlin, Germany. International Journal of Psychology, 43, Issue 3-4, p. 47.

Dimigen, O., Valsecchi, M., Sommer, W., Kliegl, R. (September 2008). Microsaccades generate visually-evoked brain activity that superimposes on event-related EEG data. 10th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience. Bodrum (Turkey). doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.09.2009.01.327 [abstract]

Kirchner, J., Dziobek, I., Wolf, I., Hatri, A., Marwitz, A., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Heekeren, H. (2008). Empathie und Augenbewegungen von Personen mit Asperger Syndrom. 2. Wissenschaftliche Tagung Autismus-Spektrum (WTAS), Frankfurt, Germany



2007

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W, Hohlfeld, A., Jacobs, A., & Kliegl, R. (March 2007). Simultaneous recording of eye movements and event-related brain potentials during natural, left-to-right reading. In: K. Wender et al. (Hrsg.), Beiträge zur 49. TeaP (S. 214). Lengerich: Pabst. Trier, Germany

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Dambacher, M., Kliegl, R. (August 2007). Co-registration of eye movements and event-related brain potentials: A new tool to investigate eye movement control in reading. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM 15), Potsdam, Germany

Valsecchi, M., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Turatto, M. (August 2007). Microsaccadic inhibition and P300 enhancement in a visual oddball task. European Journal of Eye Movement Research, Special Issue ECEM 14 (p. 95). Potsdam, Germany

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Kliegl, R. (August 2007). Long reading regressions are accompanied by a P600-like brain potential: Evidence from the co-registration of eye movements and ERPs. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM 14), Potsdam, Germany



2006

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Hohlfeld, A., Jacobs, A., Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (April 2006). Concurrent recording of EEG and gaze position: Measuring effects of word predictability during left-to-right reading of normal sentences.Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (13th CNS), San Francisco, USA. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2006). Supplement, p. 224-225 (ISBN 1096-8857).

Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., Hohlfeld, A., Jacobs, A., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (June 2006). Simultaneous recordings of eye movements and EEG during left-to-right reading. 1st ECRP workshop on eye-movement control in reading: Basic and applied issues of fixation and saccade generation, Potsdam, Germany



2005

Dimigen, O., Schild, U., Hohlfeld, A., Berg, P., & Sommer, W. (April 2005). Do saccades and attention shifts interfere with concurrent language perception? An ERP dual-task study. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (12th CNS), New York, USA

Dimigen, O., Hohlfeld, A., Sommer, W., Jacobs, A., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (September 2005). Combined EEG/eye tracking. Measuring ERPs during natural, left-to-right reading. International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON 9), Havana, Cuba



2004

Dimigen, O., Hohlfeld, A., & Sommer, W. (April 2004). Effects of eye movements and attention shifts on concurrent speech comprehension: An ERP study. Berlin Neuroscience Forum (BNF), Liebenwalde, Germany

Current Teaching

SE Einführung in die Analyse neurokognitiver Daten mit MATLAB (SS2017)

VL Neurowissenschaftliche Methoden (WS2016/17)

SE Einführung in die Analyse neurokognitiver Daten mit MATLAB (SS2016)

SE Vom Labor in die Praxis? Anwendungsperspektiven psychophysiologischer Methoden (SS2016) [Beispielprojekt (Volker Reisner)]

SE Analyse neurokognitiver Daten mit MATLAB (Schwerpunkt EEG) (WS2015/16)

VL Neurowissenschaftliche Methoden (WS2015/16)

SE Analyse neurokognitiver Daten mit MATLAB (Schwerpunkt EEG) (WS2015/16)

SE Neurokognition des Aktiven Sehens (SS2015)

Some invited Talks

Aug 2017
European Conference on Eye Movements, University of Wuppertal, Germany
Invited 1-day pre-conference workshop at ECEM

Dec 2016
South China Normal University, Guangzhou (China)
Invited speaker by invitation of Prof. Suiping Wang

Nov 2016
Shahid Behesti University, Teheran (Iran)
Invited speaker (2-day workshop), by invitation of Prof. Reza Khosroabadi

Oct 2015
School of Mind & Brain, Berlin (Germany)
Invited workshop at CuttingEEG 2

Jan 2015
Hongkong Baptist University, Workshop on EEG/ERPs in Language and Face Cognition (Hongkong)
by invitation of Prof. Changsong Zhou

Sep 2014
Invited lecture at the European Summer School on Eye Movements (ESSEM 2014), Freiburg (Germany)

Feb 2014
School of Mind & Brain, Berlin (Germany)
CuttingEEG: Symposium on cutting-edge EEG methods

Mar 2013
University of Trento (Italy)
by invitation of Prof. David Melcher

Jan 2012
Universität Jena (Germany)
by invitation of Prof. Stefan Schweinberger [abstract]

Nov 2010
Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken (Germany)
by invitation of Prof. Hubert Zimmer [abstract]

Dec 2009
Neurophysiology & Pathophysiology, UKE Hamburg (Germany)
by invitation of Prof. Andreas Engel's lab

Nov 2009
Max Planck Institute for Human Development Berlin (Germany)
by invitation of Dr. Markus Werkle-Bergner

Nov 2009
Leipzig University (Germany)
by invitation of Prof. Matthias Müller[abstract]

Sep 2009
Beijing Normal University (China), Sino-German Summerschool on Eye Movements & EEG
by invitation of Prof. Hua Shu

Dec 2008
Magdeburg University (Germany)
by invitation of Prof. Christoph Hermann

Nov 2008
Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, CNRS Paris (France)
by invitation of Prof. Patrick Cavanagh

Oct 2007
University of Glasgow (Scotland)
by invitation of Prof. Sara Sereno

Oct 2007
Visual Cognition Lab, University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
by invitation of Prof. John Henderson

Peer Reviewing

  • Behavioral Research Methods
  • Brain Research
  • Cognition
  • Developmental Neuropsychology
  • Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • International Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Journal of Neural Engineering
  • Journal of Neuroscience
  • Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • Journal of Vision
  • Perception
  • Journal of Neurophysiology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
  • Neuroimage
  • Psychophysiology
  • Psychonomic Bulletin and Review
  • Nature Scientific Data
  • and others

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