Maximilian Rabe

Maximilian Rabe, M.Sc.

Research Assistant in Experimental and Biological Psychology


University Campus Golm
Bldg 14, Room 4.02
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam, Germany


consulting hours
on appointment


M.Sc. (Psychology - Cognition and Brain Science, 2018, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
B.Sc. (Psychology, 2016, University of Potsdam, Germany)

Research Interests

Computational and statistical modeling
Eye-movement control

Research Projects

Project B03 of CRC 1287 (DFG): Modelling the interaction between eye-movement control and parsing processes (DFG)

Project B03 of CRC 1294 (DFG): Parameter inference and model comparison in dynamical cognitive models (DFG)



Engbert, R.Rabe, M. M.Schwetlick, L.Seelig, S. A., Reich, S., & Vasishth, S. (2022). Data assimilation in dynamical cognitive science. Trends in Cognitive Sciences26(2), 99–102.


Engbert, R.Rabe, M. M., Kliegl, R., & Reich, S. (2021). Sequential data assimilation of the stochastic SEIR epidemic model for regional COVID-19 dynamics. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology83, 1–16. Online data available at

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


Rabe, M. M., Vasishth, S., Hohenstein, S., Kliegl, R., & Schad, D. (2020). hypr: An R package for hypothesis-driven contrast coding. Journal of Open Source Software5(48):2134, 1–5.

Seelig, S. A.Rabe, M. M., Malem-Shinitski, N., Risse, S., Reich, S., & Engbert, R. (2020). Bayesian parameter estimation for the SWIFT model of eye-movement control during reading. Journal of Mathematical Psychology95 Online data available at


Masson, M. E. J., Rabe, M. M., & Kliegl, R. (2017). Modulation of additive and interactive effects by trial history revisited. Memory & Cognition45(3), 480–492.