What is a colleague? The descriptive and normative dimension of a dual character concept. Philosophical Psychology. forthcoming, with Jörg Löschke, & Monika Betzler.

Dual character concepts. Philosophy Compass, 2019. Read here.

Stereotypes, conceptual centrality and gender bias: An empirical investigation. Ratio, 2017, with Guillermo Del Pinal, & Alex Madva. Read here. PDF

Dual character concepts in social cognition: Commitments and the normative dimension of conceptual representation. Cognitive Science, 2016, with Guillermo Del Pinal. Read here.  PDF.

What is the relation between content and representation? 2015. In: D. Hommen, T. Osswald, C. Kann (Eds.) Concepts and Categorization, mentis. PDF

Pain and Affective States

Feeling the right way: Normative influences on people's use of emotion concepts. Mind & Language, forthcoming, with Rodrigo Díaz.

Putting pain in its proper place, Analysis, 2018, with Michael Sienhold, & Justin Sytsma. Read here.

Unfelt pain. Synthese, 2018, with Justin Sytsma, Read here.

The developmental challenge to the paradox of pain. Erkenntnis, 2017, Read here. PDF.

Experimental philosophy of pain. Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 2017, with Justin Sytsma. Read here.

Reading words hurts: The impact of pain sensitivity on people's ratings of pain-related words. Language and Cognition, 2016, with M. Werning, L. Kuchinke, & E. Cosentino. Read here. PDF.

Where is your pain? A cross-cultural comparison of the concept of pain in Americans and South Koreans. Studia Philosophical Estonia, 2016, with H. Kim, N. Poth, & J. Sytsma. Read here. PDF.

Hallucinating pain. In J. Sytsma (Ed.) Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Mind, 2014 Bloomsbury Academic, PDF

Distinguishing the appearance from the reality of pain. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 2011. 18(9-10), 94-109. Read here. PDF

Reasoning and Rationality

Transformative decisions. Journal of Philosophy, 2018, with Michael Messerli. Read here. PDF.

Hard cases of comparison. Philosophical Studies, 2017, with Michael Messerli. Read here.

How not to characterize a hard choice. Ratio, 2017, with Michael Messerli. Read here.


The importance of intentions in introspection. 2014. In: B. Garvey (Ed.) Austin on Language, Palgrave Macmillan. PDF

Inferring sensory experiences. 2013 .In M. Knauff et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 35th CogSci Conference, 1217-1222, PDF

Is imagination introspective? Philosophia, 2011, 39, 31-38. Read here. PDF

Moral and Causal Cognition

Separating the evaluative from the descriptive: An empirical study of thick concepts. Thought. 2021, with Pascale Willemsen. Read here.

Examining evaluativity in lega discourse. A comparative corpus-linguistic study of thick concepts. in Magen, S., Prochownik, K. (eds) Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Law. forthcoming, with Willemsen, Baumgartner, and Frohofer.

Causal Attributions and Corpus Analysis, forthcoming. with Justin Sytsma, Roland Bluhm & Pascale Willemsen, and Kevin Reuter, in E. Fischer and M. Curtis (Eds.), Methodological Advances in Experimental Philosophy, Bloomsbury. Read here.

Is there really an omission effect? Philosophical Psychology, 2016, with Pascale Willemsen, Read here. PDF.

The good, the bad, the timely: How temporal order and moral judgment influence causal selection Frontiers in Psychology, 2014.    with L. Kirfel, R. van Riel & L. Barlassina. Read here. PDF

Other Topics

Empirical studies on truth and the project of re-engineering truth. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 2021, with Georg Brun, Read here.

What is a conspiracy theory?. Erkenntnis, forthcoming, with Giulia Napolitano

Empirische Erfoschung des Bewusstseins. in Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (Ed.) Handbuch Philosophie des Geistes. Metzler Verlag.

No knowledge required. Episteme, 2018, with Peter Brössel. Read here.