Talks and posters

Conference Talks

  • Wirzberger, M. (2021, August 24). ACTrain@School: Can we bring AI to the classroom to foster self-regulated learning?. ICT-Demonstration at EARLI 2021 – ONLINE.
  • Berberena, T., & Wirzberger, M. (2021, August 23). Bringing Thiagi to the classroom: Reducing stereotype-threat by promoting reflection in CRT. Workshop at EARLI 2021 – ONLINE.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2020, July 29). Cognitive load in instructional design. 42nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Workshop “Mental effort: One construct, many faces?”, Virtual Meeting. [TALK]
  • Wirzberger, M., Oreshnikov, I., Passy, J.-C., Lado, A., Shenhav, A., & Lieder, F. (2020, March 18). ACTrain: Ein KI-basiertes Aufmerksamkeitstraining für die Wissensarbeit [ACTrain: An AI-based attention training for knowledge work]. Talk at the 66th Spring Conference of the German Ergonomics Society (GfA), Berlin, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., Borst, J. P., Krems, J. F., & Rey, G. D. (2019, July 27). An ACT-R approach to investigating mechanisms of performance-related changes in an interrupted learning task. Talk at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Montréal, Canada.
  • Wirzberger, M., Borst, J. P., Krems, J. F., & Rey, G. D. (2019, July 20). A model-based explanation of performance related changes in abstract stimulus-response learning. Talk at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Montréal, Canada.
  • Wirzberger, M., Herms, R., Esmaeili Bijarsari, S., Rey, G. D., & Eibl, M. (2018, March 13). Cognitive load influences performance, speech and physiological parameters in a multimodal dual-task setting. Talk at the 60th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Marburg, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., Schmidt, R., Rey, G. D., & Hardt, W. (2017, September 25). Auswirkung systeminduzierter Delays auf die menschliche Gedächtnisleistung in einem virtuellen agentenbasierten Trainingssetting [Influence of system-induced delays on human memory performance in a virtual agent-based training scenario]. Talk at the INFORMATIK 2017, Chemnitz, Germany.
  • Esmaeili Bijarsari, S., Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017, September 25). Lernförderliche Gestaltung computerbasierter Instruktionen zur Roboterkonstruktion [Enhancing design of computer-based instructions in a robot construction task]. Talk at the INFORMATIK 2017, Chemnitz, Germany.
  • Truschzinski, M., & Wirzberger, M. (2017, July 27). A dynamic process model for predicting workload in an air traffic controller task. Talk at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), London, UK.
  • Wirzberger, M., Schneider, S., Dlouhy, S., & Rey, G. D. (2017, March 27). Time – Space – Content? Interrupting features of hyperlinks in multimedia learning. Talk at the 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Dresden, Germany.
  • Schneider, S., Wirzberger, M., Augustin, Y., & Rey, G. D. (2017, March 27). The moderating role of arousal on the seductive detail effect. Talk at the 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Dresden, Germany.
  • Beege, M., Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Wirzberger, M., Schmidt, N., & Rey, G. D. (2016, September 21). Bedingt räumliche Nähe bessere Lernergebnisse? Die Rolle der Distanz und Integration beim Lernen mit multiplen Informationsquellen [Does spatial proximity enhance learning outcomes? The role of distance and integration in learning from multiple sources of information]. Talk at the 50th Conference of the German Psychological Society, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Wirzberger, M., Rey, G. D. (2016, March 22). Look into my eyes! Exploring the effect of addressing in multimedia learning. Talk at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Beege, M., Wirzberger, M., Rey, G. D. (2016, March 22). Using the jigsaw principle to increase task interdependence in cooperative educational videogames. Talk at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2016, March 21). CLT meets ACT-R: Modeling load-inducing factors in instructional design. Talk at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2015, October 9). Cognitive modeling meets instructional design: Exploring Cognitive Load Theory with ACT-R. Talk at the 11th Berlin Human-Machine Systems Workshop, Berlin, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2015, July 24). CLT meets ACT-R: Modellierung kognitiver Prozesse in einem virtuellen kollaborativen Lernszenario [CLT meets ACT-R: Modeling of cognitive processes in a virtual collaborative learning scenario]. Talk at the 2nd Summer School Human Factors, TU Berlin, Germany.
  • Lüderitz, C., Wirzberger, M., & Karrer-Gauß, K. (2015, February 27). Nachhaltige Effekte simulatorbasierten Trainings auf eine ökologische Fahrweise [Sustainable effects of simulator-based training on ecological driving]. Talk at the 61st Conference of the Society for Ergonomics and Work Science, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., & Russwinkel, N. (2014, July 1). “I don’t need it” – Modeling ad-induced interruption while using a smartphone-app. Talk at the Crosswolds 2014: Theory, Development and Evaluation of Social Technology, Chemnitz, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2014, April 11). Interruption by product ads while using a shopping-app in different workload conditions. Talk at the 4th ACT-R Spring School and Master Class, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2013, September 5). Attention impairment in multimedia learning: Does initial task attention act as moderator?. Talk at the 8th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society, Würzburg, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2013, March 27). Inducing impaired attention within the seductive detail effect: Do already distracted learners suffer more?. Talk at the 55th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Vienna, Austria.

Conference Posters

  • Berberena, T., & Wirzberger, M. (2021, July 29). Unveiling unconscious biases and stereotypes in students: The necessity of self-reflection in Higher Education. Poster at the 43ndAnnual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society. [POSTER]
  • Wirzberger, M., Lado, A., Eckerstorfer, L., Oreshnikov, I., Passy, J.-C., Stock, A., Shenhav, A., & Lieder, F. (2020, July 30). How to navigate everyday distractions: Leveraging optimal feedback to train attention control. Poster at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [POSTER]
  • Iwama, G. Y., Wirzberger, M., & Lieder, F. (2019, November 17). The Goal Characteristics (GC) questionnaire: A comprehensive measure for goals’ content, attainability, interestingness, and usefulness. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Montréal, Canada.
  • Iwama, G. Y., Wirzberger, M., & Lieder, F. (2019, November 16). The Goal Characteristics (GC) questionnaire: Measuring goals’ content, attainability, interestingness, and usefulness. Poster at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Montréal, Canada.
  • Xu, L., Wirzberger, M., & Lieder, F. (2019, July 27). How should we incentivize learning? An optimal feedback mechanism for educational games and online courses. Poster at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Montréal, Canada. [POSTER]
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, April 8). Memory-related cognitive load effects in abstract symbol learning tasks: A model-based explanation. Poster at the Cognitive Modeling Spring School, University of Groningen, Netherlands. [POSTER]
  • Wirzberger, M., Schmidt, R., Georgi, M., Hardt, W., Brunnett, G., & Rey, G. D. (2018, October 8). Influences of system response delay on elderly participants’ performance in a virtual memory training. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, Berlin, Germany. [POSTER]
  • Esmaeili Bijarsari, S., Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2018, September 19). Guidance or Setting? Exploring the learnability of computer-based instructions in a construction task. Poster at the 51st Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Herms, R., Wirzberger, M., Eibl, M., & Rey, G. D. (2018, May 11). CoLoSS: Cognitive load corpus with speech and performance data from a symbol-digit dual-task. Poster at the 11th International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2018), Miyazaki, Japan.
  • Esmaeili Bijarsari, S., Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2018, March 12). Guidance or Setting? Exploring the learnability of computer-based instructions in a construction task. Poster at the 60th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Marburg, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., Herms, R., Esmaeili Bijarsari, S., Rey, G. D., & Eibl, M. (2017, September 4). Influences of cognitive load on learning performance, speech and physiological parameters in a dual-task setting. Poster at the 20th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Potsdam, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., Rey, G. D., & Krems, J. F. (2017, July 29). Modeling cognitive load effects in an interrupted learning task: An ACT-R approach. Poster at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), London, UK.
  • Wirzberger, M., & Rey, G. D. (2016, August 4). Examining load-inducing factors in instructional design: An ACT-R approach. Poster at the 14th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Wirzberger, M., Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2016, June 22). CLT meets WMU: Simultaneous experimental manipulation of load factors in a basal working memory task. Poster at the 9th International Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Bochum, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M., Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2016, May 7). Separating cognitive load facets in a working memory updating task: An experimental approach. Poster at the International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada, Spain.
  • Wirzberger, M., Lüderitz, C., Rohrer, S., & Karrer-Gauß, K. (2014, September 25). „Keep green!“ – Nachhaltige Förderung ökologischen Fahrens durch Simulatortraining? [“Keep green!” – Promoting ecological driving through simulator training in a sustainable manner?]. Poster at the 49th Conference of the German Psychological Society, Bochum, Germany.

Invited Talks

  • Wirzberger, M. (2021, November 09). Intelligente Systeme in der Bildung [Intelligent systems in education]. Lecture on „Intelligent systems for sustainable societies – Perspectives from economics, social sciences and education”, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Stuttgart.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2021, September 30). Künstliche Intelligenz trifft Bildung: Perspektiven und Herausforderungen [AI meets education: Perspectives and challenges]. Virtual Retreat of the Professional School of Education, Stuttgart-Ludwigsburg.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2021, August 12). Lernen passiert (nicht nur) im Kopf! [Learning happens (not only) inside the head!]. Online SommerKinderCollege 2021 „Off to new shores – Change of perspective“, Karlsruhe.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2021, June 21). KI trifft Bildung: Perspektiven für (angehende) Lehrkräfte und Personalentwickler*innen [AI meets Education: Perspectives for (future) teachers and HR professionals]. Virtual Days of Science, University of Stuttgart. [VIDEO]
  • Wirzberger, M. (2021, May). Denkst du noch, oder reflektierst du schon? [Are you still thinking, or are you already reflecting?]. Diversity Day 2021 „Diversity in Teaching and Research“, University of Stuttgart.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2020, November 30). Lernen passiert (nicht nur) im Kopf! Perspektiven zur Gestaltung intelligenter Bildungstechnologien [Learning happens (not only) in the head! Perspectives on designing intelligent educational technologies], Invited talk at the “Haus der kleinen Forscher”, Berlin.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2020, November 23). Designing intelligent educational technologies: Perspectives related to learner characteristics and context factors, Invited talk at the SFB TRR 161 Lecture, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Wirzberger, M. (2020, July 15). Designing intelligent educational technologies: An interdisciplinary research agenda related to learner characteristics and context factors. Invited talk at the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrück, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2020, July 7). Why learning is (sometimes more or less) demanding and how we can handle it. Invited talk at the Soft Tissue Robotics Summer School 2020 at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2020, June 18). Pädagogik trifft Psychologie und KI: Perspektiven zur Gestaltung intelligenter Bildungstechnologien [Education meets Psychology and AI: Perspectives on designing intelligent educational technologies]. Invited talk at the Cognitive Science Colloquium at the University of Tübingen, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, December 17). Intelligent educational technologies. An interdisciplinary research agenda related to learner characteristics and context factors. Invited talk at the Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Department at the Tübingen University Hospital, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, November 27). Lernen passiert im Kopf! Potenziale neuroadaptiver Systeme für die Gestaltung intelligenter Bildungstechnologien [Learning happens inside the head! Potentials of neuroadaptive systems for designing intelligent educational technologies]. Invited talk at the Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, November 8). Pädagogik trifft Psychologie und Informatik . Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven zur Gestaltung intelligenter Bildungstechnologien [Education meets Psychology and AI: Interdisciplinary perspectives on designing intelligent educational technologies]. Invited talk at the VBWW Symposium 2019 at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, November 5). ACTrain: Ein KI-basiertes Training zur Stärkung der Aufmerksamkeitskontrolle [ACTrain: An AI-based training to strengthen attention control]. Invited talk at the TU Chemnitz, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, October 22). Pädagogik trifft KI. Perspektiven zur Gestaltung förderlicher Bildungstechnologien [Education meets AI. Perspectives on designing facilitative educational technologies]. Invited talk at the Soroptimist International Women’s ClubTübingen, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, July 23). Education meets Psychology and AI: Interdisciplinary perspectives on designing intelligent educational technologies. Invited talk at the Shared Reality Lab at the McGill University, Montréal, Canada.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, April 3). Attention control training “in the wild”: Effects of intelligent metacognitive feedback. Invited talk at the Workshop “Cognitive Conflicts in the Wild” organized by the IWM-Postdoc Network Cognitive Conflicts During Media Use, Tübingen, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2019, January 28). Modellierung von Lern- und Unterbrechungseffekten mit ACT-R: Verhaltensparameter und ROI-Analyse [Modeling learning and interruption effects with ACT-R: Behavioral parameters and ROI-analysis]. Invited talk at the Chair of Cognitive Modeling in dynamic Human-Machine Systems at the TU Berlin, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2018, October 30). Pädagogik trifft Psychologie und Informatik: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven zur Gestaltung intelligenter nutzer- und kontextadaptiver Lehr-Lernsysteme [Education meets psychology and computer science: Interdisciplinary perspectives on the design of user- and context-adaptive educational systems]. Invited talk at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2018, September 14). Modeling interruption effects in an abstract learning task. Invited talk at the Cognitive Modeling Group at the University of Groningen, Netherlands.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2018, August 24). Prozessbezogene kognitive Beanspruchung in digitalen Lernszenarien: Eine grundlagenorientierte Betrachtung [Process-related cognitive load in digital learning scenarios: A fundamental inspection]. Invited talk at the Cognitive Systems Group at the University of Bamberg, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2018, August 16). Designing intelligent educational technologies: Perspectives related to distraction, interruption, and cognitive load. Invited talk at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems Tübingen, Germany.
  • Wirzberger, M. (2017, June 7). CLT meets ACT-R: Modellierung von Facetten kognitiver Beanspruchung in Lernsituationen [CLT meets ACT-R: Modeling cognitive load facets in learning situations]. Invited talk at the Chair of Cognitive Psychology & Cognitive Ergonomics at the TU Berlin, Germany.