Nicolas Münster

since 01-10-2022 PhD student in German Research Council (DFG) project "Hyperbinding effects in patients with GTS – taking a closer look", RESEARCH UNIT FOR2698

M.Sc. Nicolas Münster

Building D  Room 407
Phone: +49 (0)651 201 2073


Professional / Educational History

Since Oct. 2022
Phd Student, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

Apr. 2020 – Jun. 2022
Master of Science Psychology, University of Trier
Thesis Title: “Action-effect anticipation in a conflict scenario: An oscillatory perspective”
Supervisors: PD Dr. Bernhard Pastötter and M. Sc. Céline C. Haciahmet, University of Trier

Apr. 2021 – Aug. 2021
Tutor in Multivariate Statistics, Department of Educational Psychology, Prof. Dr. Michael Schneider

Apr. 2019 – Aug. 2020
Tutor in Test Theory, Department of Giftedness research, Prof. Dr. Franzis Preckel

Oct. 2016 – Jul. 2020 
Bachelor of Science Psychology, University of Trier

Research Interests

  • Neuropsychology
  • Action Control
  • Feature (Hyper-)Binding and Retrieval in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS)

Reviewing Activity


  • Cognition & Emotion


Journal articles (peer reviewed) 
Münster, N. D., Schmalbrock, P., & Frings, C. (in press). A Question of Perspective: Perspective as a Feature in Stimulus-Response Binding. Visual Cognition. 
Münster, N. D., Schmalbrock, P., Bäumer, T., Hommel, B., Beste, C., Münchau, A., & Frings, C. (in press). Separating Binding and Retrieval of Event Files in Older Adults. Acta Psychologica. 
Talks / Posters
Münster, N.D., Schmalbrock, P., & Frings, C. (2024, March 17-20). Bound to a place? Disentangling two types of locations in S-R binding [Talk]. 66th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Regensburg, Germany.
Münster, N.D., Schmalbrock, P., & Frings, C. (2023, October 6-8). The elephant in the room - Perspective as a feature in stimulus-response binding [Talk]. 55th Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKop) Hildesheim, Germany.
Münster, N.D., & Frings, C (2023, March 27-29). Feature binding and retrieval in younger and older adults - a systematic comparison [Poster]. 65th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Trier, Germany.