University of Innsbruck

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthias Gondan-Rochon

Matthias Gondan-Rochon

Professor for Quantitative Methods


Universitätsstraße 5-7 (Grauer Bär)
Consultation hours: by arrangement
Telephone: +43 (0) 512 507-56065


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Lectures SS 2023

R package

Gondan, M. (2023). rswipl: Embed SWI-Prolog. R package version 9.1.9, URL:
Gondan, M. (2023). rolog: Query SWI-Prolog from R. R package version 0.9.12, URL:
Gondan, M. (2023). mathml: Translate R Expressions to MathML and LaTeX/MathJax. R package version 0.8, URL:

Journal articles


Beck, E., Bo, S., Gondan, M., Poulsen, S., Pedersen, L., Pedersen, J., & Simonsen, E. (2016). Mentalization-based treatment in groups for adolescents with borderline personality disorder (BPD) or subthreshold BPD versus treatment as usual (M-GAB): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17(314).

Beck, E., Bo, S., Jørgensen, M. S., Gondan, M., Poulsen, S., Storebø, O. J., Fjellerad Andersen, C., Folmo, E., Sharp, C., Pedersen, J., & Simonsen, E. (2020). Mentalization-based treatment in groups for adolescents with borderline personality disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 61(5), 594-604.

Beckmann, N. A., Weiss, S., Klotz, M. C. M., Gondan, M., Jaeger, S., & Bitsch, R. G. (2014). Loosening After Acetabular Revision: Comparison of Trabecular Metal and reinforcement rings. A systematic review. Journal of Arthroplasty, 29(1), 229-235.

Beckmann, N. A., Mueller, S., Gondan, M., Jaeger, S., Reiner, T., & Bitsch, R. G. (2015). Treatment of Severe Bone Defects During Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty with Structural Allografts and Porous Metal Cones: A Systematic Review. Journal of Arthroplasty, 30(2), 249–253.

Beckmann, N., Bitsch, R. G., Gondan, M., Schonhoff, M., & Jaeger, S. (2018). Comparison of the stability of three different fixation techniques between porous metal cups and augments. Bone & Joint Research, 7(4), 282-288.

Blurton, S. P., Kesselmeier, M., & Gondan, M. (2012). Fast and accurate calculations for cumulative first-passage time distributions in Wiener diffusion models. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 56(6), 470-475.

Blurton, S.P., Feifel, J. & Gondan, M. (2023). Speeded response tasks with unpredictable deadlines. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, [102776],

Blurton, S. P., Greenlee, M. W., & Gondan, M. (2014). Multisensory processing of redundant information in go/no-go and choice responses. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76(4), 1212-1233.

Blurton, S. P., Greenlee, M. W., & Gondan, M. (2015). Cross-modal cueing in audiovisual spatial attention. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 77(7), 2356-2376.

Blurton, S. P., Kesselmeier, M., & Gondan, M. (2017). The first-passage time distribution for the diffusion model with variable drift. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 76(Part A), 7-12.

Bo, S., Sharp, C., Beck, E., Pedersen, J., Gondan, M., & Simonsen, E. (2017). First Empirical Evaluation of Outcomes for Mentalization-Based Group Therapy for Adolescents With BPD. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 8(4), 396-401.

Bubl, E., Tebartz Van Elst, L., Ebert, D., Gondan, M., & Greenlee, M. W. (2009). Vision in depressive disorder. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 10(4 PART 2), 377-384.

Chandrasekaran, C., Lemus, L., Trubanova, A., Gondan, M., & Ghazanfar, A. A. (2011). Monkeys and humans share a common computation for face/voice integration. P L o S Computational Biology, 7(9), e1002165. [e1002165].

Chandrasekaran, C., Blurton, S., & Gondan, M. (2019). Audiovisual detection at different intensities and delays. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 91, 159-175.

Daniel, S. I. F., Folke, S., Lunn, S., Gondan, M., & Poulsen, S. B. (2018). Mind the gap: In-session silences are associated with client attachment insecurity, therapeutic alliance, and treatment outcome. Psychotherapy Research, 28(2), 203-216.

Dannevang, A., Randers, L., Gondan, M., Krakauer, K., Nordholm, D., & Nordentoft, M. (2018). Premorbid adjustment in individuals at ultra-high risk for developing psychosis: A case-control study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 12(5), 839-847.

Doyon, A., Fischer, D. C., Bayazit, A. K., Canpolat, N., Duzova, A., Sözeri, B., Bacchetta, J., Balat, A., Büscher, A., Candan, C., Cakar, N., Donmez, O., Dusek, J., Heckel, M., Klaus, G., Mir, S., Özcelik, G., Sever, L., Shroff, R., ... Schaefer, F. (2015). Markers of bone metabolism are affected by renal function and growth hormone therapy in children with chronic kidney disease. PLoS ONE, 10(2), [e0113482].

Esbjørn, B. H., Reinholdt-Dunne, M. L., Lønfeldt, N. N., Normann, N., Breinholst, S., & Gondan, M. (2014). How are maternal cognitions and child behavior related to maternal verbal information transfer?. Abstract fra European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Congress 2014, Den Haag, Holland.

Folke, S., Daniel, S. I. F., Gondan, M., Lunn, S., Tækker, L., & Poulsen, S. B. (2017). Therapist adherence is associated with outcome in cognitive–behavioral therapy for bulimia nervosa. Psychotherapy, 54(2), 195-200.

Freund, T., Gondan, M., Rochon, J., Peters-Klimm, F., Campbell, S., Wensing, M., & Szecsenyi, J. (2013). Comparison of physician referral and insurance claims data-based risk prediction as approaches to identify patients for care management in primary care: An observational study. B M C Family Practice, 14(1), [157].

Freund, T., Peters-Klimm, F., Boyd, C. M., Mahler, C., Gensichen, J., Erler, A., Beyer, M., Gondan, M., Rochon, J., Gerlach, F. M., & Szecsenyi, J. (2016). Medical Assistant-based care management for high risk patients in small primary care practices: A cluster randomized clinical trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 164(5), 323-333.

Föcker, J., Gondan, M., & Röder, B. (2011). Preattentive processing of audio-visual emotional signals. Acta Psychologica, 137(1), 36-47.

Föcker, J., Hötting, K., Gondan, M., & Röder, B. (2010). Unimodal and crossmodal gradients of spatial attention: Evidence from event-related potentials. Brain Topography, 23(1), 1-13.

Gondan, M., Blurton, S. P., Hughes, F., & Greenlee, M. W. (2011). Effects of spatial and selective attention on basic multisensory integration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37(6), 1887-1897.

Gondan, M., Riehl, V., & Blurton, S. P. (2012). Showing that the race model inequality is not violated. Behavior Research Methods, 44(1), 248-255.

Gondan, M., Niederhaus, B., Rösler, F., & Röder, B. (2005). Multisensory processing in the redundant-target effect: An event-related potential study. Perception and Psychophysics, 67(4), 713-726.

Gondan, M., Lange, K., Rösler, F., & Röder, B. (2004). The redundant target effect is affected by modality switch costs. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11(2), 307-313.

Gondan, M., & Röder, B. (2006). A new method for detecting interactions between the senses in event-related potentials. Brain Research, 1073-1074(1), 389-397.

Gondan, M., Götze, C., & Greenlee, M. W. (2010). Redundancy gains in simple responses and go/no-go tasks. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72(6), 1692-1709.

Gondan, M., & Heckel, A. (2008). Testing the race inequality: A simple correction procedure for fast guesses. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 52(5), 322-325.

Gondan, M. (2010). A permutation test for the race model inequality. Behavior Research Methods, 42(1), 23-28.

Gondan, M., & Blurton, S. P. (2013). Generalizations of the race model inequality. Multisensory Research, 26(1-2), 95-122.

Gondan, M., Vorberg, D., & Greenlee, M. W. (2007). Modality shift effects mimic multisensory interactions: An event-related potential study. Experimental Brain Research, 182(2), 199-214.

Gondan, M. (2009). Testing the race model inequality in redundant stimuli with variable onset asynchrony. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(2), 575-579.

Gondan, M., Blurton, S. P., & Kesselmeier, M. (2014). Even faster and even more accurate first-passage time densities and distributions for the Wiener diffusion model. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 60, 20-22.

Gondan, M., & Minakata, K. (2016). A tutorial on testing the race model inequality. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 78(3), 723–735.

Gondan, M. (2019). Incorrect responses in the response time interaction contrast. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 92, [102249].

Gondan, M., Dupont, D., & Blurton, S. (2020). Testing the race model in a difficult redundant signals task. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 95, [102323].

Gondan, M., & Vorberg, D. (2021). Testing trisensory interactions. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 101, [102513].

Greenlee, M. W., Kimmig, H., Huethe, F., Gondan, M., & Mergner, T. (1999). MR-EYETRACKER: A new method for measuring eye movements in functional MRI. NeuroImage, 9(6 PART II).

Grossgasteiger, M., Graser, B., Rauch, H., Motsch, J., Hien, M. D., Gondan, M., & Rosendal, C. (2013). Assessment of left ventricular size and function during cardiac surgery: An intraoperative evaluation of six two-dimensional echocardiographic methods with real time three-dimensional echocardiography as a reference. Echocardiography: A Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound and Allied Techniques, 30(6), 672-681.

Grossgasteiger, M., Hien, M. D., Graser, B., Rauch, H., Motsch, J., Gondan, M., & Rosendal, C. (2014). Image quality influences the assessment of left ventricular function: An intraoperative comparison of five 2-dimensional echocardiographic methods with real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography as a reference. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 33(2), 297-306.

Hoffmann, B., Müller, V., Rochon, J., Gondan, M., Müller, B., Albay, Z., Weppler, K., Leifermann, M., Mießner, C., Güthlin, C., Parker, D., Hofinger, G., & Gerlach, F. M. (2014). Effects of a team-based assessment and intervention on patient safety culture in general practice: An open randomised controlled trial. B M J Quality and Safety, 23(1), 35-46.

Hvenegaard, M., Watkins, E. R., Poulsen, S., Rosenberg, N. K., Gondan, M., Grafton, B., Austin, S. F., Howard, H., & Moeller, S. B. (2015). Rumination-focused cognitive behaviour therapy vs. cognitive behaviour therapy for depression: Study protocol for a randomised controlled superiority trial. Trials, 16(1), 1-6. [344].

Jørgensen, M. S., Storebø, O. J., Bo, S., Poulsen, S., Gondan, M., Beck, E., Chanen, A. M., Bateman, A., Pedersen, J., & Simonsen, E. (2021). Mentalization-based treatment in groups for adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder: 3- and 12-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 30, 699–710.

Jüttler, E., Unterberg, A., Woitzik, J., Bösel, J., Amiri, H., Sakowitz, O. W., Gondan, M., Schiller, P., Limprecht, R., Luntz, S., Schneider, H., Pinzer, T., Hobohm, C., Meixensberger, J., & Hacke, W. (2014). Hemicraniectomy in Older Patients with Extensive Middle-Cerebral-Artery Stroke. New England Journal of Medicine, 370(12), 1091-1100.

Kenngott, H. G., Clemens, G., Senft, J., Diener, M. K., Büchler, M. W., Fischer, L., Müller-Stich, B. P., Gondan, M., Rudofsky, G., & Nawroth, P. P. (2013). DiaSurg 2 trial - surgical vs. medical treatment of insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with a body mass index between 26 and 35 kg/m2: Study protocol of a randomized controlled multicenter trial - DRKS00004550. Trials, 14, [183].

Kenngott, H. G., Wagner, M., Gondan, M., Nickel, F., Nolden, M., Fetzer, A., Weitz, J., Fischer, L., Speidel, S., Meinzer, H-P., Böckler, D., Büchler, M. W., & Müller-Stich, B. P. (2014). Real-time image guidance in laparoscopic liver surgery: first clinical experience with a guidance system based on intraoperative CT imaging. Surgical Endoscopy, 28(3), 933-940.

Kieser, M., Friede, T., & Gondan, M. (2013). Assessment of statistical significance and clinical relevance. Statistics in Medicine, 32(10), 1707-1719.

Kimmig, H., Greenlee, M. W., Gondan, M., Schira, M., Kassubek, J., & Mergner, T. (2001). Relationship between saccadic eye movements and cortical activity as measured by fMRI: Quantitative and qualitative aspects. Experimental Brain Research, 141(2), 184-194.

Koch, S. H., Weir, C., Westenskow, D., Gondan, M., Agutter, J., Haar, M., Liu, D., Görges, M., & Staggers, N. (2013). Evaluation of the effect of information integration in displays for ICU nurses on situation awareness and task completion time: A prospective randomized controlled study. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 82(8), 665-675.

Lauring, J. O., Pelowski, M., Forster, M., Gondan, M., Ptito, M., & Kupers, R. (2016). Well, if they like it…: Effects of social groups’ ratings and price information on the appreciation of art. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 10(3), 344-359.

Liu, J., Ludeke, S., Haubrich, J., Gondan, M., & Zettler, I. (2018). Similar to and/or better than oneself? Singles’ ideal partner personality descriptions. European Journal of Personality, 32(4), 443-458.

Manzini, G., Kremer, M., Houben, P., Binder, H., Schemmer, P., Gondan, M., Bechstein, W. O., Becker, T., Berlakovich, G. A., Friess, H., Guba, M., Hohenberger, W., Ijzermans, J. N. M., Jonas, S., Kalff, J. C., Klar, E., Klempnauer, J., Lerut, J., Lippert, H., ... Ysebaert, D. (2013). Reperfusion of liver graft during transplantation: Techniques used in transplant centres within Eurotransplant and meta-analysis of the literature. Transplant International, 26(5), 508-516.

Minakata, K., & Gondan, M. (2019). Differential coactivation in a redundant signals task with weak and strong go/no-go stimuli. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72(4), 922–929.

Mulack, T., Gondan, M., Rutschmann, R. M., & Greenlee, M. W. (1999). Neocortical areas underlying mental rotation and size constancy: Comparison between fMRI and psychophysics. NeuroImage, 9(6 PART II).

Mészáros, K., Pruess, L., Szabó, A. J., Gondan, M., Ritz, E., & Schaefer, F. (2014). Development of the circadian clockwork in the kidney. Kidney International, 86(5), 915-922.

Møller, S. B., Gondan, M., & Novaco, R. (2017). Violent images, anger and physical aggression among male forensic inpatients. Personality and Individual Differences, 105, 268–274.

Møller, S.B., Gondan, M., Austin, S.F., Slade M., Simonsen S., national norms of mental health for Denmark.

Müller, M., Rassweiler, M-C., Klein, J., Seitel, A., Gondan, M., Baumhauer, M., Teber, D., Rassweiler, J. J., Meinzer, H-P., & Maier-Hein, L. (2013). Mobile augmented reality for computer-assisted percutaneous nephrolithotomy. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 8(4), 663-675.

Müller-Stich, B. P., Fischer, L., Kenngott, H. G., Gondan, M., Senft, J., Clemens, G., Nickel, F., Fleming, T., Nawroth, P. P., & Büchler, M. W. (2013). Gastric bypass leads to improvement of diabetic neuropathy independent of glucose normalization: results of a prospective cohort study (diasurg 1 study). Annals of Surgery, 258(5), 760–766.

Müller-Stich, B. P., Achtstätter, V., Diener, M. K., Gondan, M., Warschkow, R., Marra, F., Zerz, A., N. Gutt, C., Büchler, M. W., & Linke, G. L. (2015). Repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernias – Is a fundoplication needed? A randomized controlled pilot trial. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 221(2), 602-610.

Müller-Stich, B. P., Kenngott, H. G., Gondan, M., Stock, C., Linke, G. R., Fritz, F., Nickel, F., Diener, M. K., N. Gutt, C., Wente, M., Büchler, M. W., & Fischer, L. (2015). Use of mesh in laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair: A meta-analysis and risk-benefit analysis. P L o S One, 10(10), 1-17.

Nickel, F., Kenngott, H. G., Gehrig, T., Kolb, A., Schaible, A., Müller-Stich, B-P., Neuhaus, J., Meinzer, H-P., Sommer, C. M., Gondan, M., Radeleff, B. A., & Gutt, C. N. (2013). Navigation system for minimally invasive esophagectomy: Experimental study in a porcine model. Surgical Endoscopy, 27(10), 3663-3670.

Nickel, F., Jede, F., Minassian, A., Gondan, M., Hendrie, J. D., Gehrig, T., Linke, G. R., Kadmon, M., Fischer, L., & Müller-Stich, B. P. (2014). One or two trainees per workplace in a structured multimodality training curriculum for laparoscopic surgery? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial – DRKS00004675. Trials, 15, 1-8. [137].

Nickel, F., Brzoska, J. A., Gondan, M., Rangnick, H. M., Chu, J., Kenngott, H. G., Linke, G. R., Kadmon, M., Fischer, L., & Müller-Stich, B. P. (2015). Virtual reality training versus blended learning of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized controlled trial with laparoscopic novices. Medicine (Baltimore), 94(20), 1-8. [e764].

Pedersen, M. H., Møller, S. B., Poulsen, S., Gondan, M., Grafton, B., Austin, S. F., Kistrup, M., Rosenberg, N. G. K., Howard, H., & Watkins, E. R. (2020). Group rumination-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) v. group CBT for depression: phase II trial. Psychological Medicine, 50(1), 11-19.

Preukschas, A., Bihani, S., Bellemann, N., Kenngott, H. G., Norajitra, T., Graser, B., Gondan, M., Nickel, F., & Müller-Stich, B. P. (2012). Volumenänderung der Leber im Schweinemodell für Operationsplanung und intraoperativer Computerassistenz. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1429, 232-235.

Putzar, L., Gondan, M., & Röder, B. (2012). Basic multisensory functions can be acquired after congenital visual pattern deprivation in humans. Developmental Neuropsychology, 37(8), 697-711.

Rishede, M. Z., Juul, S., Bo, S., Gondan, M., Møller, S. B. & Simonsen, S. (2021). Personality functioning and mentalizing in patients with subthreshold or diagnosed Borderline Personality Disorder: Implications for ICD-11. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, [634332].

Rochon, J., Gondan, M., & Kieser, M. (2012). To test or not to test: Preliminary assessment of normality when comparing two independent samples. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12, [81].

Roehl, I., Beyer, M., Gondan, M., Rochon, J., Bauer, E., Kaufmann-Kolle, P., & Gerlach, F. M. (2013). Leitliniengerechte Behandlung bei chronischer Herzinsuffizienz im Rahmen der Hausarztzentrierten Versorgung: Ergebnisse einer Evaluationsstudie. Zeitschrift fuer Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitaet im Gesundheitswesen, 107(6), 394-402.

Scharff, F. B., Lau, M. E., Riisager, L. H. G., Møller, S. B., Salimi, M. L., Gondan, M., & Folke, S. (2020). The PTSD help app in a Danish PTSD population: research protocol of a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 6, [92].

Scharff, F. B., Lau, M., Gondan, M., Folke, S., Arendt, I-M., & Møller, S. B. (2022). Evaluation of a standardized PTSD treatment framework in routine mental health care: Effectiveness and predictors of outcome. Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Simonsen, S., Ullveit-Moe Eikenæs, I., Bach, B., Kvarstein, E., Gondan, M., Møller, S. B., & Wilberg, T. (2021). Level of alexithymia as a measure of personality dysfunction in Avoidant Personality Disorder. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 75(4), 266-274.

Smolka, E., Gondan, M., & Rösler, F. (2015). Take a stand on understanding: electrophysiological evidence for stem access in German complex verbs. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 1-21. [62].

Stefanutti, L., de Chiusole, D., Gondan, M., & Maurer, A. (2020). Modeling misconceptions in knowledge space theory. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 99, [102435].

Wagner, M., Gondan, M., Zöllner, C., Wünscher, J., Albala, L., Groch, A., Suwelack, S., Speidel, S., Maier-Hein, L., Müller-Stich, B-P., & Kenngott, H. G. (2016). Electromagnetic organ tracking allows for real-time compensation of tissue shift in image-guided laparoscopic rectal surgery: Results of a phantom study. Surgical Endoscopy, 30(2), 495-503.

Wagner, M., Kenngott, H. G., Wünscher, J., Albala, L., Gondan, M., Zöllner, C., Groch, A., Maier-Hein, L., & Müller-Stich, B. P. (2012). Navigierte Laparoskopische Rektumchirurgie: Einfluss der Sensorplatzierung und Organgeometrie auf die Genauigkeit des elektromagnetischen Organtrackings. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1429, 229-231.

Zahn, R., Garrard, P., Talazko, J., Gondan, M., Bubrowski, P., Juengling, F., Slawik, H., Dykierek, P., Koester, B., & Hull, M. (2006). Patterns of regional brain hypometabolism associated with knowledge of semantic features and categories in alzheimer's disease. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18(12), 2138-2151.

Zettler, I., Lilleholt, L., Böhm, R., & Gondan, M. (2021). Comparing responses in repeated cross-sectional and panel studies: Results across eight weeks during the first COVID-19 lockdown in Denmark. Psychological Assessment, 33(8), 691-704.