Volition and Free Will Belief

2021

  • Genschow, O., Cracco, E., Schneider, J., Protzko, J., Wisniewski, D., Brass, M., & Schooler, J. (2021). Meta-Analysis on Belief in Free Will Manipulations [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/quwgr
  • Genschow, O., Hawickhorst, H., Rigoni, D., Aschermann, E., & Brass, M. (2021). Professional Judges’ Disbelief in Free Will Does Not Decrease Punishment. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12(3), 357–362. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550620915055
  • Peng, W., Cracco, E., Troje, N. F., & Brass, M. (2021). Does Belief in Free Will Influence Biological Motion Perception? [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/d8s5a

2020

  • Eben, C., Chen, Z., Cracco, E., Brass, M., Billieux, J., & Verbruggen, F. (2020). Are Post-Error Adjustments Influenced by Beliefs in Free Will? A Failure to Replicate Rigoni, Wilquin, Brass and Burle, 2013. Royal Society Open Science, 7(11), 200664. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.200664
  • Liu, Y., van den Wildenberg, W. P. M., González, G. F., Rigoni, D., Brass, M., Wiers, R. W., & Ridderinkhof, K. R. (2020). “Free Won’t” after a Beer or Two: Chronic and Acute Effects of Alcohol on Neural and Behavioral Indices of Intentional Inhibition. BMC Psychology, 8(1), 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-019-0367-z

2019

  • Brass, M., Furstenberg, A., & Mele, A. R. (2019). Why Neuroscience Does Not Disprove Free Will. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 102, 251–263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.04.024
  • Genschow, O., Rigoni, D., & Brass, M. (2019). Believing in Free Will Increases Perceived Intentionality of Others’ Behavior [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/wv9du
  • Genschow, O., Rigoni, D., & Brass, M. (2019). The Hand of God or the Hand of Maradona? Believing in Free Will Increases Perceived Intentionality of Others’ Behavior. Consciousness and Cognition, 70, 80–87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2019.02.004

2018

    Representation of Other Agent and Influence of Social Context to Cognition and Behaviour

    2021

    • De Souter, L., Braem, S., Genschow, O., Brass, M., & Cracco, E. (2021). Social Group Membership Does Not Modulate Automatic Imitation in a Contrastive Multi-Agent Paradigm. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74(4), 746–759. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021820986528
    • Krause, J., Romanczuk, P., Cracco, E., Arlidge, W., Nassauer, A., & Brass, M. (2021). Collective Rule-Breaking. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 25(12), 1082–1095. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2021.08.003
    • Peng, W., Cracco, E., Troje, N. F., & Brass, M. (2021). Does Anxiety Induced by Social Interaction Influence the Perception of Bistable Biological Motion? Acta Psychologica, 215, 103277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2021.103277

    2020

    • Fini, C., Verbeke, P., Sieber, S., Moors, A., Brass, M., & Genschow, O. (2020). The Influence of Threat on Perceived Spatial Distance to Out-Group Members. Psychological Research, 84(3), 757–764. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-018-1091-7

    2019

    • Boccadoro, S., Cracco, E., Hudson, A. R., Bardi, L., Nijhof, A. D., Wiersema, J. R., Brass, M., & Mueller, S. C. (2019). Defining the Neural Correlates of Spontaneous Theory of Mind (ToM): An fMRI Multi-Study Investigation. NeuroImage, 203, 116193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116193
    • Carsten, T., Desmet, C., Krebs, R. M., & Brass, M. (2019). Pupillary Contagion Is Independent of the Emotional Expression of the Face. Emotion, 19(8), 1343–1352. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000503
    • Cracco, E., Keysers, C., Clauwaert, A., & Brass, M. (2019). Representing Multiple Observed Actions in the Motor System. Cerebral Cortex, 29(8), 3631–3641. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhy237
    • Genschow, O., Bardi, L., Rigoni, D., Uzieblo, K., & Brass, M. (2019). How Do Individuals High in Psychopathic Traits Represent Others’ Beliefs and Actions? [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/2arn3
    • Ulloa, J. L., Vastano, R., George, N., & Brass, M. (2019). The Impact of Eye Contact on the Sense of Agency. Consciousness and Cognition, 74, 102794. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2019.102794
    • Vanlessen, N., Rigoni, D., Schettino, A., & Brass, M. (2019). I Believe, Therefore I Am: Effects of Self-Control Beliefs on Behavioral and Electrophysiological Markers of Inhibitory and Emotional Attention Control [Preprint]. Neuroscience. https://doi.org/10.1101/552570

    2018

    • Cracco, E., Bardi, L., Desmet, C., Genschow, O., Rigoni, D., De Coster, L., Radkova, I., Deschrijver, E., & Brass, M. (2018). Automatic Imitation: A Meta-Analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 144(5), 453–500. https://doi.org/10.1037/bul0000143
    • Cracco, E., & Brass, M. (2018). Automatic Imitation of Multiple Agents: Simultaneous or Random Representation? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44(5), 729–740. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000489
    • Cracco, E., Genschow, O., Radkova, I., & Brass, M. (2018). Automatic Imitation of Pro- and Antisocial Gestures: Is Implicit Social Behavior Censored? Cognition, 170, 179–189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2017.09.019
    • Cracco, E., & Brass, M. (2018). Motor Simulation of Multiple Observed Actions. Cognition, 180, 200–205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2018.07.007
    • Cracco, E., & Brass, M. (2018). The Role of Sensorimotor Processes in Social Group Contagion. Cognitive Psychology, 103, 23–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogpsych.2018.02.001
    • Genschow, O., Klomfar, S., d’Haene, I., & Brass, M. (2018). Mimicking and Anticipating Others’ Actions Is Linked to Social Information Processing. PLOS ONE, 13(3), e0193743. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193743
    • Vastano, R., Deschrijver, E., Pozzo, T., & Brass, M. (2018). Temporal Binding Effect in the Action Observation Domain: Evidence from an Action-Based Somatosensory Paradigm. Consciousness and Cognition, 60, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2018.02.002

    Cognitive control/instruction following

    2021

    • Cracco, E., Braem, S., & Brass, M. (2021). Observing Conflicting Actions Elicits Conflict Adaptation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0001089
    • Formica, S., González-García, C., Senoussi, M., & Brass, M. (2021). Neural Oscillations Track the Maintenance and Proceduralization of Novel Instructions. NeuroImage, 232, 117870. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.117870
    • González-García, C., Formica, S., Wisniewski, D., & Brass, M. (2021). Frontoparietal Action-Oriented Codes Support Novel Instruction Implementation. NeuroImage, 226, 117608. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117608
    • Palenciano, A. F., González-García, C., de Houwer, J., Brass, M., & Liefooghe, B. (2021). Exploring the Link between Novel Task Proceduralization and Motor Simulation. Journal of Cognition, 4(1), 57. https://doi.org/10.5334/joc.190

    2020

    • Fini, C., Fischer, M., Bardi, L., Brass, M., & Moors, A. (2020). Support from a TMS/MEP Study for a Direct Link between Positive/Negative Stimuli and Approach/Avoidance Tendencies. Neuropsychologia, 143, 107496. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107496
    • Fischer, M., Fini, C., Brass, M., & Moors, A. (2020). Early Approach and Avoidance Tendencies Can Be Goal-Directed: Support from a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Study. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 20(3), 648–657. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-020-00793-6
    • Formica, S., González-García, C., & Brass, M. (2020). The Effects of Declaratively Maintaining and Proactively Proceduralizing Novel Stimulus-Response Mappings. Cognition, 201, 104295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104295
    • González-García, C., Formica, S., Liefooghe, B., & Brass, M. (2020). Attentional Prioritization Reconfigures Novel Instructions into Action-Oriented Task Sets. Cognition, 194, 104059. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.104059
    • Van der Biest, M., Cracco, E., Wisniewski, D., Brass, M., & González-García, C. (2020). Investigating the Effect of Trustworthiness on Instruction-Based Reflexivity. Acta Psychologica, 207, 103085. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2020.103085
    • Vastano, R., Ambrosini, E., Ulloa, J. L., & Brass, M. (2020). Action Selection Conflict and Intentional Binding: An ERP Study. Cortex, 126, 182–199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2020.01.013

    2019

    • Bundt, C., Bardi, L., Verbruggen, F., Boehler, C. N., Brass, M., & Notebaert, W. (2019). Reward Anticipation Changes Corticospinal Excitability during Task Preparation Depending on Response Requirements and Time Pressure. Cortex, 120, 159–168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2019.05.020
    • Genschow, O., Schuler, J., Cracco, E., Brass, M., & Wänke, M. (2019). The Effect of Money Priming on Self-Focus in the Imitation-Inhibition Task: A Registered Report. Experimental Psychology, 66(6), 423–436. https://doi.org/10.1027/1618-3169/a000466
    • Moors, A., Fini, C., Everaert, T., Bardi, L., Bossuyt, E., Kuppens, P., & Brass, M. (2019). The Role of Stimulus-Driven versus Goal-Directed Processes in Fight and Flight Tendencies Measured with Motor Evoked Potentials Induced by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. PLOS ONE, 14(5), e0217266. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217266
    • Verschooren, S., Liefooghe, B., Brass, M., & Pourtois, G. (2019). Attentional Flexibility Is Imbalanced: Asymmetric Cost for Switches between External and Internal Attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(10), 1399–1414. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000683
    • Wisniewski, D., Forstmann, B., & Brass, M. (2019). Outcome Contingency Selectively Affects the Neural Coding of Outcomes but Not of Tasks. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 19395. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-55887-0

    2018

    • Bourguignon, N. J., Braem, S., Hartstra, E., De Houwer, J., & Brass, M. (2018). Encoding of Novel Verbal Instructions for Prospective Action in the Lateral Prefrontal Cortex: Evidence from Univariate and Multivariate Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 30(8), 1170–1184. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01270