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 Review. doi: 10.1037/rev0000268; Data available at: 10.17605/


Chandra, J., Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2020). Modulation of oculomotor control during reading of mirrored and inverted texts. Scientific Reports, 10 (1), 1-15. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-60833-6; Data available at:


Chandra, J., Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2019). Experimental test of Bayesian saccade targeting under reversed reading direction. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi: 10.3758/s13414-019-01814-4


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 Hoje, 50 (1), 40-48. doi: 10.15448/1984-7726.2015.1.18406


Krügel, A. & Engbert, R. (2014). A model of saccadic landing positions in reading under the influence of sensory noise. Visual Cognition, 22 (3), 334-353. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2014.894166


Krügel, A., Vitu, F., & Engbert, R. (2012). A single space makes a large difference: Fixation positions after skipping saccades. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74 (8), 1556-1561. doi: 10.3758/s13414-012-0365-1


Engbert, R. & Krügel, A. (2010). Readers use Bayesian estimation for eye movement control. Psychological Science, 21 (3), 366-371. doi: 10.1177/0956797610362060

Krügel, A. & Engbert, R. (2010). On the launch-site effect for skipped words during reading. Vision Research, 50 (16), 1532-1539. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2010.05.009