André Krügel

André Krügel, Dr. phil

Researcher in Experimental and Biological Psychology


University Campus Golm
Bldg 14, Room 4.01
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam, Germany


consulting hours
on appointment


Dr. phil. (2014, University of Potsdam)
Dipl. Psych. (2008, University of Potsdam)

Research Interests

Motor learning and motor control
Bayesian sensory-motor decision making
Computational modeling
Eye-movement control during reading
Eye-movement dysfunction in patients with psychiatric disorders



Rabe, M. M., Chandra, J., Krügel, A.Seelig, S. A., Vasishth, S., & Engbert, R. (2021). A Bayesian approach to dynamical modeling of eye-movement control in reading of normal, mirrored, and scrambled texts. Psychological Review128, 803–823. Online data available at


Chandra, J., Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2020). Modulation of oculomotor control during reading of mirrored and inverted texts. Scientific Reports10(1), 1–15. Online data available at

Krügel, A., Rothkegel, L., & Engbert, R. (2020). No exception from bayes’ rule: The presence and absence of the range effect for saccades explained. Journal of Vision20(7), 15.


Chandra, J., Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2019). Experimental test of Bayesian saccade targeting under reversed reading direction. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics


Klein, A. I., Krügel, A., Risse, S., Esser, G., Engbert, R., & Pereira, V. W. (2015). O processamento da anáfora pronominal em crianças com transtorno de déficit de atenção e hiperatividade e em crianças disléxicas: Um estudo através da análise dos movimentos oculares. Letras de Hoje50(1), 40–48.


Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2014). A model of saccadic landing positions in reading under the influence of sensory noise. Visual Cognition22(3), 334–353.


Krügel, A., Vitu, F., & Engbert, R. (2012). A single space makes a large difference: Fixation positions after skipping saccades. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics74(8), 1556–1561.


Engbert, R., & Krügel, A. (2010). Readers use Bayesian estimation for eye movement control. Psychological Science21(3), 366–371.

Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2010). On the launch-site effect for skipped words during reading. Vision Research50(16), 1532–1539.