Bunzeck, N., Steiger, T.K., Krämer, U.M., Luedtke, K., Marshall, L., Obleser, J., and Tune, S. (2024). Trajectories and contributing factors of neural compensation in healthy and pathological aging. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 156, 105489. 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2023.105489.

Tune, S, & Obleser, J. (2024). Neural attentional filters and behavioural outcome follow independent individual trajectories over the adult lifespan. eLife.


Bunzeck, N., Steiger, T. K., Krämer, U. M., Luedtke, K., Marshall, L., Obleser, J., & Tune, S. (2023). Trajectories and contributing factors of neural compensation in healthy and pathological aging. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 105489.

Kraus, F., Obleser, J. §, & Herrmann, B .§ (2023). Pupil-size sensitivity to listening demand depends on motivational state. eNeuro. In press.

Andreou, C, Eickhoff, S., Heide, M., de Bock, R., Obleser, J., & Borgwardt, S. (2023). Predictors of transition in patients with clinical high risk for psychosis: An umbrella review. Translational Psychiatry. 13(1):286

Orf, M., Hannemann, R., Wöstmann, M, & Obleser, J. (2023). Target enhancement but not distractor suppression in auditory neural tracking during continuous speech. iScience (Cell Press). 26(6):106849

Lui, K.-Y.,Obleser, J., & Wöstmann, M. (2023). Slow neural oscillations explain temporal fluctuations in distractibility. Progress in Neurobiology. 226:102458Kraus, F., Tune, S., & Obleser, J. §, Herrmann, B. § (2023). Neural alpha oscillations and pupil size differentially index cognitive demand under competing audio-visual task conditions. The Journal of Neuroscience. 43(23):4352-4364

Kraus, F., Tune S., Obleser, J., & Herrman, B. (2023). Neural alpha oscillations and pupil size differentially index cognitive demand under competing audio-visual task conditions. Journal of Neuroscience.

Berretta, S., Tausch, A., Peifer, C. & Kluge, A. (accepted). The Job Perception Inventory: Considering Human Factors and Human Needs in the design of human AI work. Frontiers in Psychology - Human-Media Interaction.

Kloep, L., Helten, AL. & Peifer, C. A (2023). Playful Way to Promote Team Flow: Evaluation of a Positive Psychological Board Game for Team Building. International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology.

Aust, F., Heinemann, L., Holtz, M., Hagemann, V. & Peifer, C. (2023). Team Flow Among Firefighters: Associations with Collective Orientation, Teamwork-Related Stressors, and Resources. International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology, 8(2), 339-363.

Lubinus, C., Keitel, A., Obleser, J., Poeppel, D., & Rimmele, J.M. (2023). Explaining flexible continuous speech comprehension from individual motor rhythms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Ngo, H.V.V., Oster, H., Andreou, C., Obleser, J. (2023). Circadian Rhythms in Auditory Hallucinations and Psychosis. Acta Physiologica. 00:e13944.

Herrmann, B., Maess, B., Henry, M.J., Obleser, J., & Johnsrude, I. (2023). Neural signatures of task-related fluctuations in auditory attention and age-related changes. Neuroimage.268:119883

Stavrova, O. & Chopik, W. (in press). Don’t drag me down: Valence asymmetry in well-being co-development in couples. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Klein, N. & Stavrova, O. (in press). Respondents with more extreme views show moderation of opinions in multi-year surveys in the USA and the Netherlands. Communications Psychology.

Stavrova, O., Ehlebracht, D., & Ren, D., (in press). Cynical people desire power but rarely acquire it: Exploring the role of cynicism in leadership attainment. British Journal of Psychology.

Baumann, J., Danilov, A., & Stavrova, O. (2023). Self-control and performance while working from home. PLOS ONE, 18(4), e0282862.

Puklavec, Ž., Kogler, C., Stavrova, O., & Zeelenberg, M. (2023). What we tweet about when we tweet about taxes: A topic modelling approach. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 212, 1242-1254.

Ren, D., & Stavrova, O. (2023). Does a pandemic context attenuate people's negative perception and meta-perception of solitude? International Journal of Psychology, 58(2), 134-142.

Ren, D., Stavrova, O., & Evans, A. M. (2023). Does dispositional preference for solitude predict better psychological outcomes during times of social distancing? Beliefs and reality. Journal of Personality.

Spiridonova, T., Stavrova, O., Evans, A. M., & van Beest, I. (2023). Cynical, but useful? A lay beliefs perspective on cynical leaders’ ability to prevent antisocial behavior at work. Social Psychology.

Stavrova, O., & Ren, D. (2023). Alone in a Crowd: Is Social Contact Associated with Less Psychological Pain of Loneliness in Everyday Life? Journal of Happiness Studies, 24(5), 1841-1860.

Stavrova, O., Spiridonova, T., van de Calseyde, P., Meyers, C., & Evans, A. M. (2023). Does remote work erode trust in organizations? A within-person investigation in the COVID-19 context. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 17(7), e12762.

Stavrova,  O., Pronk, T., Denissen, J. (2023). Estranged and unhappy? Examining the dynamics of personal and relationship well-being surrounding infidelity. Psychological Science, 34(2), 143-169.

Wu, X., Packard, P.A., García-Arch, J., Bunzeck, N., and Fuentemilla, L. (2023). Contextual incongruency triggers memory reinstatement and the disruption of neural stability. NeuroImage 273, 120114. 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2023.120114.

Steiger, T.K., Yousuf, M., and Bunzeck, N. (2023). Differential effects of expectancy on memory formation in young and older adults. Human Brain Mapping 44, 4667–4678. 10.1002/hbm.26406.

Sobczak, A., Yousuf, M., and Bunzeck, N. (2023). Anticipating social feedback involves basal forebrain and mesolimbic functional connectivity. NeuroImage 274, 120131. 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2023.120131.

Sobczak, A., and Bunzeck, N. (2023). Effects of positive and negative social feedback on motivation, evaluative learning, and socio-emotional processing. npj Sci. Learn. 8, 1–16. 10.1038/s41539-023-00178-7.

Mieling, M., Meier, H., and Bunzeck, N. (2023). Structural degeneration of the nucleus basalis of Meynert in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease – Evidence from an MRI-based meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 154, 105393. 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2023.105393.

Mieling, M., Göttlich, M., Yousuf, M., Bunzeck, N., and for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (2023). Basal forebrain activity predicts functional degeneration in the entorhinal cortex in Alzheimer’s disease. Brain Communications 5, fcad262. 10.1093/braincomms/fcad262.


Tune, S. und Obleser, J. (2022). A parsimonious look at neural oscillations in speech perception. In Popper, A. und Fay, R. (Eds.). The Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience of Speech Perception: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research.

Lim, S.J., Thiel, C., Sehm, B., Deserno, L., Lepsien, J., & Obleser, J., (2022). Distributed networks for auditory memory differentially contribute to recall precision. Neuroimage. 256:119227

Rysop, A., Schmitt, L.M., Obleser, J., & Hartwigsen, G. (2022). Age-related differences in the neural network interactions underlying the predictability gain. Cortex. 154:269-286

Herbst, S., Obleser, J., & van Wassenhove, V. (2022). Implicit versus explicit timing – separate or shared mechanisms. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 34(8):1447-1466

Geritz J, Welzel J, Hansen C, Maetzler C, Hobert MA, Elshehabi M, Knacke H, Aleknonytė-Resch M, Kudelka J, Bunzeck N, Maetzler W. (2022). Cognitive parameters can predict change of walking performance in advanced Parkinson's disease - Chances and limits of early rehabilitation. Front Aging Neurosci. 2022 Dec 22;14:1070093. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2022.1070093. PMID: 36620765; PMCID: PMC9813446.

Petzold M, Bunzeck N. (2022). Impaired episodic memory in PTSD patients - A meta - analysis of 47 studies. Front Psychiatry. 2022 Sep 28;13:909442. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2022.909442. PMID: 36245884; PMCID: PMC9553990.

Geritz J, Welzel J, Hansen C, Maetzler C, Hobert MA, Elshehabi M, Sobczak A, Kudelka J, Stiel C, Hieke J, Alpes A, Bunzeck N, Maetzler W. (2022). Does Executive Function Influence Walking in Acutely Hospitalized Patients With Advanced Parkinson's Disease: A Quantitative Analysis. Front Neurol. 2022 Jul 19;13:852725. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2022.852725. PMID: 35928127; PMCID: PMC9344922.

Guran CA, Deuker L, Göttlich M, Axmacher N, Bunzeck N. (2022). Benefit from retrieval practice is linked to temporal and frontal activity in healthy young and older humans. Cereb Cortex Commun. 2022 Feb 17;3(1):tgac009. doi: 10.1093/texcom/tgac009. PMID: 35372838; PMCID: PMC8966694.

Peters JO, Steiger TK, Sobczak A, Bunzeck N. (2022). Set Size of Information in Long-Term Memory Similarly Modulates Retrieval Dynamics in Young and Older Adults. Front Psychol. 2022 Mar 2;13:817929. doi:0.3389/fpsyg.2022.817929. PMID:35310276; PMCID: PMC8924055.

Steiger TK, Sobczak A, Reineke R, Bunzeck N. (2022). Novelty processing associated with neural beta oscillations improves recognition memory in young and older adults. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2022 May;1511(1):228-243. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14750. Epub 2022 Feb 21. PMID: 35188272.

Kloep, L., Helten, A.-L., & Peifer, C. (2022). Playing Positive Psychology: The Development of a Positive- Psychological Board Game for Team Building. In J. Krath, H. F. O. von Korflesch, B. Morschheuser, B. Kordyaka, E. Jakob, & W. Weiger (Hrsg.), StartPlay 2022. Proceedings of the 1st Interdisciplinary Conference on Gamification & Entrepreneurship (S. 43–52).

Ngo HVV, Staresina BP. Shaping overnight consolidation via slow-oscillation closed-loop targeted memory reactivation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 119, e2123428119, 2022.

Ngo HVV*, Antony JW*, Rasch B*. Real-time stimulation during sleep: Prior findings, novel developments, and future perspectives. Journal of Sleep Research 31, e13735, 2022.

Antony JW*, Ngo HVV*, Bergmann TO*, Rasch B*. Real-time, closed-loop, or open-loop stimulation? Navigating a terminological jungle. Journal of Sleep Research 31, e13755, 2022.

Ngo HVV, Born J, Klinzing J. Protocol for spike-triggered closed-loop auditory stimulation during sleep in patients with epilepsy. STAR Protocol 3, 101505, 2022.

Weinhold SL, Lechinger J, Timm N, Hansen A, Ngo HVV*, Göder R*. Auditory closed-loop stimulation of slow-wave sleep to enhance overnight memory consolidation in schizophrenia patients? Journal of Sleep Research 31, e13636, 2022.

Wang J, Heck KL, Born J, Ngo HVV*, Diekelmann S*. No difference between slow oscillation up-state and down-state cueing for memory consolidation during sleep. Journal of Sleep Research 31, e13562, 2022.

Peifer, C., Wolters, G., Harmat, L., Heutte, J., Tan, J., Freire, T., Tavares, D., Fonte, C., Orsted Andersen, F., van den Hout, J., Simlesa, M., Pola, L., Ceja, L., Triberti, S. (2022). A Scoping Review of Flow Research. Front. Psychol., 07. April 2022 13:815665.doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.815665. eCollection 2022.

Wöstmann M., Störmer V., Obleser J., Andersen S.K., Gaspelin N., Geng J.J., Luck S.J., Noonan M.P., Slagter H., & Theeuwes J. (2022). Ten simple rules to study distractor suppression. Progress in Neurobiology. 213, 102269.

Wöstmann M. (2022). Does Attention follow a Rhythm? Nature Human Behaviour. 6: 1192-1193.

Lui, T.K.Y. & Wöstmann M. (2022). Effects of temporally regular versus irregular distractors on goal-directed cognition and behavior. Scientific Reports. 12, 10020.

Tausch, A., Peifer, C., Kirchhoff, B.M., Kluge, A. (2022). Human–robot interaction: how worker influence in task allocation improves autonomy. Ergonomics, DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2022.2025912.

Schuster, B., Ziehfreund, S., Schielein, M. C., Tizek, L., Biedermann, T., Peifer, C., & Zink, A. (2022). Adding happiness to complement the Dermatology Quality of Life Index in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis healthcare: a cross-sectional study. European journal of dermatology: EJD, 32(2), 220-226. 

Hagemann, V., Heinemann, L., Peifer, C., Aust, F., & Holtz, M. (2022). Risky decision making due to goal conflicts in firefighting—Debriefing as a countermeasure to enhance safety behavior. Safety, 8(2), 21.

Aust, F., Beneke, T., Peifer, C., & Wekenborg, M. (2022). The Relationship between flow experience and burnout symptoms: A systematic review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(7), 3865.



Klinzing JG, Tashiro L, Ruf S, Wolff M, Born J, Ngo HVV. Auditory stimulation during sleep suppresses spike activity in benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes. Cell Medicine Reports 2, 100432, 2021.

Harrington M, Ngo HVV, Cairney SA. No benefit of auditory closed-loop stimulation on memory for semantically-incongruent associations. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 183, 107482, 2021.

Harrington M, Ashton J, Ngo HVV*, Cairney SA*. Phase-locked auditory stimulation of theta oscillations during rapid eye movement sleep, Sleep 44, zsaa227, 2021.

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Bartzik, M., Aust, F., & Peifer, C. (2021). Negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on nurses can be buffered by a sense of humor and appreciation. BMC Nursing, 20(1), 257.

Wöstmann M., Erb J., Kreitewolf J., & Obleser J. (2021) Personality captures dissociations of subjective versus objective hearing in noise. R. Soc. Open Sci. 8: 210881.

Plöchl, M., Fiebelkorn, I., Kastner, S., & Obleser, J. (2021). Attentional sampling of visual and auditory objects is captured by theta-modulated neural activity. European Journal of Neuroscience.

Jessen, S., Obleser, J., & Tune, S. (2021). Neural tracking in infants – An analytical tool for multisensory social processing in development. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Waschke, L., Donoghue, T., Fiedler, L., Smith, S., Garrett, D.D., Voytek, B., & Obleser, J. (2021). Modality-specific tracking of attention and sensory statistics in the human electrophysiological spectral exponent. eLife.

Sobczak, A., Repplinger, S., Bauch, E.M., Brüggemann, N., Lohse, C., Hinrichs, H., Büntjen, L., Voges, J., Zähle, T., Bunzeck, N. (2021). Anticipating social incentives recruits alpha-beta oscillations in the human substantia nigra and invigorates behavior across the life span. NeuroImage, Volume 245:118696

Fischer, F., Peifer, C., & Scheel, T. (2021). Editorial: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on the Relationship Between Humor and Health: Theoretical Foundations, Empirical Evidence and Implications. Frontiers in Public Health, 9 (October), 1–3.

Bartzik, M., & Peifer, C. (2021). On the Relationships Between Humour, Stress and Flow Experience—Introducing the Humour-Flow Model. In E. Vanderheiden & C.-H. Mayer (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Humour Research (pp. 479–496). Springer International Publishing.

Yousuf, M., Packard, AP., Fuentemilla, L., Bunzeck, N. (2021). Functional coupling between CA3 and laterobasal amygdala supports schema dependent memory formation. Neuroimage 2021 Sept 17, 244:118563. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118563.

Schmitt, L.M., Erb, J., Tune, S., Rysop, A., Hartwigsen, G., & Obleser, J. (2021). Predicting speech from a cortical hierarchy of event-based timescales. Science Advances doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abi6070 .

Alavash, M., Tune, S., & Obleser, J. (2021). Dynamic large-scale connectivity of intrinsic cortical oscillations supports adaptive listening in challenging conditions. Plos Biology.

Alejandro RJ, Packard PA, Steiger TK, Fuentemilla L, Bunzeck N. (2021). Semantic congruence drives long-term memory and similarly affects neural retrieval dynamics in young and older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience

Biel D, Steiger TK, Bunzeck N. (2021). Age-related iron accumulation and demyelination in the basal ganglia are closely related to verbal memory and executive functioning. Scientific Reports

Lavan, N., Kreitewolf, J., Obleser, J., & McGettigan, C. (2021). Familiarity and task context shape the use of acoustic information in voice identity perceptionCognition215, doi:

Kraus, F., Tune, S., Ruhe, A., Obleser, J., & Wöstmann, M. (2021). Unilateral acoustic degradation delays attentional separation of competing speech. Trends in Hearing.

Hohnemann, C., Schweig, S., Diestel, S., & Peifer, C. (online first / 2022). How feedback shapes flow experience in cognitive tasks: The role of locus of control and conscientiousness. Personality and Individual Differences, 184, 111166.

Tune, S., Fiedler, L., Alavash, M., & Obleser, J. (2021). Neural attentional-filter mechanisms of listening success in middle-aged and older individuals. Nat Commun 12, 4533.

Bartzik, M., Bentrup, A., Hill, S., Bley, M., von Hirschhausen, E., Krause, G., Ahaus, P., Dahl-Dichmann, A., & Peifer, C. (2021). Care for Joy: Evaluation of a Humor Intervention and Its Effects on Stress, Flow Experience, Work Enjoyment, and Meaningfulness of Work. Frontiers in Public Health, 2021;9:667821. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2021.667821

Schneider D., Herbst S.K., Klatt L.I., & Wöstmann M. (2021). Target Enhancement or Distractor Suppression? Functionally Distinct Alpha Oscillations form the Basis of Attention. European Journal of Neuroscience 00:1-10.

Kraus, F., Tune, S., Ruhe, A., Obleser, J., & Wöstmann, M. (2021). Unilateral acoustic degradation delays attentional separation of competing speech. Trends in Hearing. 25, 1-13.

Obleser, J., Kreitewolf, J., Vielhauer, R., Lindner, F., David, C., Oster, H. §, & Tune, S. § (2021). Circadian fluctuations in glucocorticoid level predict perceptual discrimination sensitivity. iScience (Cell Press). 24 (4): 102345 § shared senior authors

Peifer, C., Hagemann, V., Claus, M., Larra, M. F., Aust, F., Kühn, M., Owczarek, M., Broede, P., Pacharra, M., Steffens, H., Watzl, C., Wascher, E., & Capellino, S. (2021). Low self-reported stress despite immune-physiological changes in paramedics during rescue operations. EXCLI Journal, 20, 792-811.

Peifer, C. & Engeser, S. (2021). Advances in Flow-Research. (2. vollständig überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage). New York: Springer.

Engeser, S., Schiepe-Tiska, A. & Peifer, C. (2021). Historical lines and an overview of current research on flow. In: C. Peifer & S. Engeser (Eds.): Advances in Flow-Research, Second Edition. New-York: Springer. S.1-29.

Peifer, C. & Tan, J. (2021). The psychophysiology of flow experience. In: C. Peifer & S. Engeser (Eds.): Advances in Flow-Research, Second Edition. New-York: Springer. S.191-230.

Peifer, C. & Wolters, G. (2021). Flow experience in the context of work. In: C. Peifer & S. Engeser (Eds.): Advances in Flow-Research, Second Edition. New-York: Springer. S.287-321.

Peifer, C. & Engeser, S. (2021). Theoretical Integration and Future Lines of Flow Research. In C. Peifer & S. Engeser (Eds.), Advances in Flow Research, Second Edition. New York: Springer. S.417-439.

Waschke, L., Kloosterman, N.A., Obleser, J., & Garrett, D.D. § (2021). Behaviour needs neural variability. Neuron. Volume 109, Issue 5, 3 March 2021, Pages 751-766 doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.01.023.

Keitel, C., Obleser, J., Jessen, S., & Henry, M.J. (2021). Frequency-specific effects in the infant EEG do not require entrained neural oscillations. Psychological Science.

Wöstmann M., Maess, B., & Obleser, J. (2021). Orienting auditory attention in time: Lateralized alpha power reflects spatio-temporal filtering. NeuroImage, Volume 228 (March 2021),

Puschmann, S., Regev, M., Baillet, S., Zatorre, R.J. (2021). MEG inter-subject phase-locking of stimulus-driven activity during naturalistic speech listening correlates with musical training. Journal of Neuroscience 3 February 2021, JN-RM-0932-20; DOI:




Rysop, A.U., Schmitt, L.M., Obleser, J.§, Hartwigsen, G. § (2020)- Neural modelling of the semantic predictability gain under challenging listening conditions. Human Brain Mapping. 2021 Jan;42(1):110-127. doi: 10.1002/hbm.25208. Epub 2020 Sep 22. .

Erb J, Kreitewolf J, Pinheiro AP, & Obleser J (2020). Aberrant perceptual judgements on speech-relevant acoustic features in hallucination-prone individuals. Schizophrenia Bulletin Open.

Leukel, C., Schümann, D., Kalisch, R., Sommer, T., Bunzeck, N (2020). Dopamine Related Genes Differentially Affect Declarative Long-Term Memory in Healthy Humans. Front Behav Neurosci.

Packard, P.A., Steiger, T.K., Fuentemilla, L., Bunzeck, N. (2020). Neural oscillations and event-related potentials reveal how semantic congruence drives long-term memory in both young and older humas. Scientific Reports volume 10, Article number: 9116 (2020).

Gießing, C., Alavash, M., Herrmann, CS., Hilgetag, CC., Thiel, CM. (2020). Individual differences in local functional brain connectivity affect TMS effects on behavior. Scientific reports 10(1), 1-12.

Erb, J., Schmitt, L.M., & Obleser, J. (2020). Temporal selectivity declines in the aging human auditory cortex. eLife. 9:e55300

Astiz, M., Heyde, I., Fortmann, M., Bossung, V., Roll, V., Stein, A., Grüttner, B., Göpel, W., Härtel, C., Obleser, J., & Oster, H. (2020). The circadian phase of antenatal glucocorticoid treatments affects the risk of behavioural disorders.  Nature Communications.

Wöstmann M., Lui, T.K.-Y., Friese, K.H., Kreitewolf, J., Naujokat, M., & Obleser, J. (2020). The vulnerability of working memory to distraction is rhythmic. Neuropsychologia, Volume 146, doi:

Knolle F, Garofalo S, Viviani R, Justicia A, Ermakova AO, Blank H, Williams GB, Arrondo G, Ramachandra P, Tudor-Sfetea C, Bunzeck N, Duezel E, Robbins TW, Barker RA, Murray GK (2020). Altered subcortical emotional salience processing differentiates Parkinson’s patients with and without psychotic symptoms. NeuroImage: Clinical.

Zorzin, L., Carvalho, G.F., Kreitewolf, J., Teggi, R., Pinheiro, C.F., Moreira, J.R., Dach, F., & Bevilaqua-Grossi, D. (2020). Subdiagnosis, but not presence of vestibular symptoms, predicts balance impairment in migraine patients – a cross sectional study. The Journal of Headache and Pain, 21, 56.

Wilsch, A., Mercier, M., Obleser, J., Schroeder, C.E., & Haegens, S. (2020). Spatial Attention and Temporal Expectation Exert Differential Effects on Visual and Auditory Discrimination. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. In press.

Wöstmann M., Schmitt L.-M., & Obleser J. (2020). Does closing the eyes enhance auditory attention? Eye closure increases attentional alpha-power modulation but not listening performance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32 (2), 212–225; doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01403

Erb J, Armendariz M, De Martino F, Goebel R, Vanduffel W & Formisano E (2019). Homology and specificity of natural sound-encoding in human and monkey auditory cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 29 (9), 3636-3650.

Erb J, Ludwig AA, Kunke D, Fuchs M, & Obleser J (2019). Temporal sensitivity predicts six-month post cochlear-implant speech recognition. Ear and Hearing, 40 (1), 27-33. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000588

Biel, D., Steiger, T., Volkmann, T., Jochems, N., Bunzeck, N. (2020). The gains of a 4-week cognitive training are not modulated by novelty. Hum Brain Mapp. 2020 Mar 17. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24965.

Guran, C., Lehmann-Grube, J., Bunzeck, N. (2020). Retrieval Practice Improves Recollection-Based Memory Over a Seven-Day Period in Younger and Older Adults. Front Psychol. 2020 Jan 22;10:2997. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02997. eCollection 2019.

Bellucci G, Park SQ. (2020). Honesty biases trustworthiness impressions. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2020 Jan 9. doi: 10.1037/xge0000730. [Epub ahead of print]


Oroz Artigas S, Liu L, Strang S, Burrasch C, Hermsteiner A, Münte TF, Park SQ. (2019). Enhancement in dopamine reduces generous behaviour in women. PLoS One. 2019 Dec 31;14(12):e0226893. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226893. eCollection 2019.

Madipakkam AR, Bellucci G, Rothkirch M, Park SQ. (2019). The influence of gaze direction on food preferences. Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 3;9(1):5604. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41815-9.

Bellucci G, Münte TF, Park SQ. (2019). Resting-state dynamics as a neuromarker of dopamine administration in healthy female adults. J Psychopharmacol. 2019 Aug;33(8):955-964. doi: 10.1177/0269881119855983. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Bellucci G, Molter F, Park SQ. (2019). Neural representations of honesty predict future trust behavior. Nat Commun. 2019 Nov 15;10(1):5184. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13261-8.

Waschke, L., Tune, S., & Obleser, J. (2019). Local cortical desynchronization and pupil-linked arousal differentially shape brain states for optimal sensory performance. eLife. 8:e51501

Wöstmann, M., Alavash, M., & Obleser, J., (2019). Alpha oscillations in the human brain implement distractor suppression independent of target selection. The Journal of Neuroscience. 39(49):9797-9805.

Herbst, S.K. & Obleser, J., (2019). Implicit temporal predictability enhances pitch discrimination sensitivity and biases the phase of delta oscillations in auditory cortex. Neuroimage.In press.

Obleser, J.*, & Kayser, C.* (2019). Neural entrainment and attentional selection in the listening brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.23(11):913-926. (* authors contributed equally)

Jessen, S., Fiedler, L., Münte, T.F., & Obleser, J. (2019). Quantifying the individual auditory and visual brain response in 7- month-old infants watching a brief cartoon movie. NeuroImage.202:116060.

Clos, M., Bunzeck, N., Sommer, T. (2019). Dopamine enhances item novelty detection via hippocampal and associative recall via left lateral prefrontal cortex mechanisms. J Neurosci. 2019 Aug 12. pii: 0495-19. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0495-19.2019.

Kreitewolf, J., Wöstmann, M., Tune, S., Plöchl, M., & Obleser, J. (2019). Working-memory disruption by task-irrelevant talkers depends on degree of talker familiarity. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 81(4), 1108-1118.

van der Burght, C. L., Goucha, T., Friederici, A. D., Kreitewolf, J.*, & Hartwigsen, G.* (2019). Intonation guides sentence processing in the left inferior frontal gyrus. Cortex, 117, 122-134.
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Biel, D., & Bunzeck, N. (2019). Novelty Before or After Word Learning Does Not Affect Subsequent Memory Performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 10.

Guran, CA., Herweg, NA., Bunzeck, N. (2019) Age-Related Decreases in the Retrieval Practice Effect Directly Relate to Changes in Alpha-Beta Oscillations. J Neurosci. 2019 May 29;39(22):4344-4352. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2791-18.2019. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

Clos, M., Bunzeck, N., Sommer, T. (2019) Dopamine is a double-edged sword: dopaminergic modulation enhances memory retrieval performance but impairs metacognition. Neuropsychopharmacology 44:555.

Steiger, T., Herweg, N., Menz, M., Bunzeck, N. (2019). Working memory performance in the elderly relates to theta-alpha oscillations and is predicted by parahippocampal and striatal integrity. Scientific Reports 9:706.

Vellage, A., Müller, P., Graf, A., Bunzeck, N., Müller, N. (2019). Increasing Dopamine and Acetylcholine Levels during Encoding Does Not Modulate Remember or Know Responses during Memory Retrieval in Healthy Aging—a Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study. J Cogn Enhanc Available at:

Alavash, M., Tune, S., & Obleser, J. (2019). Modular reconfiguration of an auditory-control brain network supports adaptive listening behavior. (P N A S) 116(2):660-669.

Mamashli, F., Khan, S., Obleser, J., Friederici, A.D., & Maess, B. (2019). Oscillatory dynamics of cortical functional connections in semantic prediction. Human Brain Mapping. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24495. Epub 2018 Dec. 7.

Fiedler, L., Wöstmann, M., Herbst, S.K., & Obleser, J. (2019). Late cortical tracking of ignored speech facilitates neural selectivity in acoustically challenging conditions. Neuroimage. 2019 Feb 1;186:33-42. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.057. Epub 2018 Oct 24.


Klement J, Kubera B, Eggeling J, Rädel C, Wagner C, Park SQ, Peters A. (2018). Effects of blood glucose on delay discounting, food intake and counterregulation in lean and obese men. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2018 Mar;89:177-184. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.01.014. PMID:29414030

Wöstmann, M., Waschke, L. & Obleser, J. (2018). Prestimulus neural alpha power predicts confidence in discriminating identical auditory stimuli. Eur. J. Neurosci. 285577 (2018). doi:10.1111/ejn.14226

Kreitewolf, J., Mathias, S. R., Trapeau, R., Obleser, J., & Schönwiesner, M. (2018). Perceptual grouping in the cocktail party: Contributions of voice-feature continuity. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144 (4), 2178-2188. doi:org/10.1121/1.5058684.

Knolle, F., Ermakova, A.O., Justicia, A., Fletcher, P.C., Bunzeck, N., Düzel, E., Murray, G.K. (2018). Brain responses to different types of salience in antipsychotic naïve first episode psychosis: An fMRI study. Transl Psychiatry. 2018 Sep 21;8(1):196. doi: 10.1038/s41398-018-0250-3.

*Bauch, E.M., *Bunzeck, N., Hinrichs, H., Schmitt, F.C., Voges, J., Heinze, H.-J., Zaehle, T. (2018). Theta oscillations underlie retrieval success effects in the nucleus accumbens and anterior thalamus: Evidence from human intracranial recordings. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 155:104–112.*equal contributions

Wilsch, A., Henry, M.J., Herrmann, B., Herrmann,C.S., & Obleser, J., (2018). Temporal expectation modulates the cortical dynamics of short-term memory. The Journal of Neuroscience. In press.

Herbst, S.K., Fiedler, L., & Obleser, J. (2018). Tracking temporal hazard in the human electroencephalogram using a forward encoding model. eNeuro. 5 (2) ENEURO.0017-18.2018

Erb, J., Ludwig, A., Kunke, D., Fuchs, M., & Obleser, J., (2018). Temporal sensitivity measured shortly after cochlear implantation predicts six-month speech recognition outcome. Ear and Hearing. In press.

Lim, S.J., Wöstmann, M., Geweke, F., & Obleser, J. (2018). The benefit of attention-to-memory depends on the interplay of memory capacity and memory load. Frontiers in Psychology 9:184.

Wilsch, A., Neuling, T., Obleser, J., & Herrmann, C.S. (2018). Transcranial alternating current stimulation with speech envelopes modulates speech comprehension. Neuroimage. In press

Wöstmann, M., Vosskuhl, J., Obleser, J., & Herrmann, C.S. (2018). Opposite effects of lateralised transcranial alpha versus gamma stimulation on auditory spatial attention. Brain Stimulation, 6 April 2018,

Tune, S., Wöstmann, M., Obleser, J. (2018) Probing the limits of alpha power lateralisation as a neural marker of selective attention in middle-aged and older listeners. European Journal of Neuroscience, 28 February 2018,

Herweg, N.A., Sommer, T., Bunzeck, N. (2018). Retrieval Demands Adaptively Change Striatal Old/New Signals and Boost Subsequent Long-Term Memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 17 January 2018. 38 (3) 745-754,

Alavash M, Lim SJ, Thiel CM, Sehm B, Deserno L, Obleser J (2018) Dopaminergic modulation of hemodynamic signal variability and the functional connectome during cognitive performance. NeuroImage (172):341-356.


Bauch, E.M., Andreou, C., Rausch, V.H., Bunzeck, N. (2017). Neural Habituation to Painful Stimuli Is Modulated by Dopamine: Evidence from a Pharmacological fMRI Study. Front. Hum. Neurosci., 21 December 2017.

Waschke, L., Wöstmann, M., Obleser, J. (2017). States and traits of neural irregularity in the age-varying human brain. Scientific Reports 7:17381.

Ripollés, P., Biel, D., Peñaloza, C., Kaufmann, J., Marco-Pallarés, J., Noesselt, T., & Rodríguez-Fornells, A. (2017). Strength OF Temporal White Matter Pathways Predicts Semantic Learning. The Journal of Neuroscience: The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience.

Obleser, J., Henry, M.J., & Lakatos, P. (2017). What do we talk about when we talk about rhythm? Plos Biology, 15(9):e2002794

Herbst, S.K., & Obleser, J. (2017). Implicit variations of temporal predictability: Shaping the neural oscillatory and behavioural response. Neuropsychologia. 101:141-152

Henry, M.J., Herrmann, B., Kunke, D., & Obleser, J. (2017). Aging affects the balance of neural entrainment and top-down neural modulation in the listening brain. Nature Communications. 8:15801

Winton-Brown, T., Schmidt, A., Roiser, JP., Howes OD., Egerton, A., Fusa-Poli, P., Bunzeck, N., Grace, AA., Duzel, E., Kapur, S., McGuire, P. (2017). Altered activation and connectivity in a hippocampal-basal ganglia-midbrain circuit during saience processing in subjects at ultra high risk for psychosis. Transl. Psychiatry, doi: 10.1038/tp.2017.174

Kreitewolf, J., Mathias. S. R., & von Kriegstein, K. (2017). Implicit Talker Training Improves Comprehension of Auditory Speech in Noise. Frontiers in Psychology 8:1584.

Spitzer, B., Waschke, L. & Summerfield, C. Selective overweighting of larger magnitudes during noisy numerical comparison. Nat. Hum. Behav. 1, 145 (2017).

Park, S.Q., Kahnt, K., Dogan, A., Strang, S., Fehr, E., Tobler, P.N. (2017). A neural link between generosity and happiness. Nature Communications, in press.

Strang, S., Hoeber, C., Uhl, O., Koletzko, B., Münte, T.F., Lehnert, H.,  Dolan, R.J., Schmid, S.M., Park, S.Q (2017). Impact of nutrition on social decision making. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, doi/10.1073/pnas.1620245114

Fiedler, L., Wöstmann, M., Graversen, C., Brandmeyer, A., Lunner, T., & Obleser, J. (2017). Single-channel in-ear-EEG detects the focus of auditory attention to concurrent tone streams and mixed speech. J. Neural Eng. 14 036020

Wöstmann M., Lim S.J., & Obleser J. (2017). The Human Neural Alpha Response to Speech is a Proxy of Attentional Control. Cerebral Cortex, 18:1–11, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx074. [Epub ahead of print]

Alavash M, Daube C, Wöstmann M, Brandmeyer A, Obleser J (2017) Large-scale network dynamics of beta-band oscillations underlie auditory perceptual decision-making. Network Neuroscience 1(2). doi:10.11.62/netn_a_00009.

van den Buuse, M., Biel, D., Radscheit, K. (2017). Does genetic BDNF deficiency in rats interact with neurotransmitter control of prepulse inhibition? Implications for schizophrenia. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 75, 192–198.

Steiger, T., Bunzeck, N. (2017). Reward Dependent Invigoration Relates to Theta Oscillations and Is Predicted by Dopaminergic Midbrain Integrity in Healthy Elderly. Front Aging Neurosci. 2017 Jan 24;9:1. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00001. eCollection 2017.

Bassarak, C., Leib, M., Mischkowski, D., Strang, S., Glöckner, A. and Shalvi, S. (2017). What provides justification for cheating – producing or observing counterfactuals? Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, doi: 10.1002/bdm.2013.

Strang, S., Gerhardt, H., Marsh, N., Oroz Artigas, S., Hu,Y., Hurlemann, R., Park, S.Q. (2017). A matter of distance - The effect of oxytocin on social discounting is empathy-dependent. Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Haaker, J., Lonsdorf, TB, Schümann, D., Bunzeck, N., Peters, J., Sommer, T., Kalisch, R. (2017). Where there is Smoke there is Fear-Impaired Contextual Inhibition of Conditioned Fear in Smokers. Neuropsychopharmacology. doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.17.

Packard PA, Rodríguez-Fornells, A., Bunzeck, N., Nicolás, de Diego-Balaguer, R., Fuentemilla, L. (2017). Semantic congruence accelerates the onset of the neural signals of successful memory encoding. Journal of Neuroscience, 37 (2) 291-301:


Plöchl, M., Gaston, J., Mermagen, T., König, P., & Hairston, W. D. (2016). Oscillatory activity in auditory cortex reflects the perceptual level of audio-tactile integration. Scientific Reports, 6.

Wöstmann, M., Fiedler, L. & Obleser, J. (2016). Tracking the signal, cracking the code: speech and speech comprehension in non-invasive human electrophysiology. Lang. Cogn. Neurosci. 135 52–6

Fiedler, L., Obleser, J., Lunner, T., & Graversen, C. (2016). Ear-EEG allows extraction of neural responses in challenging listening scenarios—a future technology for hearing aids? 38th Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society vol 38 pp 5697–700

Herrmann, B., Henry, MJ., Johnsrude IS, Obleser, J. (2016). Altered temporal dynamics of neural adaptation in the aging human auditory cortex. Neurobiol Aging. 2016 Sep;45:10-22. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.05.006. Epub 2016 May 14.

Maess, B., Mamashli, F., Obleser, J., Helle, L., Friederici, AD. Prediction Signatures in the Brain: Semantic Pre-Activation during Language Comprehension. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016 Nov 15;10:591. eCollection 2016.

Obleser, J. (2016). Tell me something I don't know. Elife. 2016 Apr 19;5:e15853. doi: 10.7554/eLife.15853.

Scharinger, M., Bendixen, A., Herrmann, B., Henry, MJ., Mildner, T., Obleser, J. (2016). Predictions interact with missing sensory evidence in semantic processing areas. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Feb;37(2):704-16. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23060. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

Bellucci G, Chernyak SV, Goodyear K, Eickhoff SB, Krueger F. (2016). Neural signatures of trust in reciprocity: A coordinate-based meta-analysis. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Nov 17. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23451.

Wöstmann, M. & Obleser, J. (2016). Acoustic detail but not predictability of task-irrelevant speech disrupts working memory. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:538

Petersen, E.B., Wöstmann, M., Obleser, J., Lunner, T. (2016). Neural tracking of attended versus ignored speech is differentially affected by hearing loss. Journal of Neurophysiology. do: 10.1152/jn.00527.2016

Häusler, N.H., Oroz Artigas, S., Trautner, P., and Weber, B. (2016) Gain and loss related brain activation is associated with information search differences in risky gambles: an fMRI and eye-tracking study. eNeuro 2016. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0189-16.2016

Kroemer, N. B., Burrasch, C. & Hellrung, L. (2016). To work or not to work: Neural representation of cost and benefit of instrumental action. Progress in Brain Research.

Strang, S. und Park, S. Q. (2016). Human Cooperation and Its Underlying Mechanims. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences. Springer Science & Business Media, Berlin, Heidelberg.
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Strombach, T., Strang, S., Park, S. Q. and Kenning, P. (2016). Common and different approaches to motivation in different disciplines. Progress in Brain Research.

Strang, S., Park, S. Q., Strombach, T. and Kenning, P. (2016). Applied economics - The Use of Monetary Incentives to Modulate Behavior. Progress in Brain Research.

Bunzeck, N.  Thiel, C. (2016). Neurochemical modulation of repetition suppression and novelty signals in the human brain. Hum Brain Mapp. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2015.10.013.

Eckart, C., Woźniak-Kwaśniewska, A., Herweg, N., Fuentemilla, L., Bunzeck, N. (2016). Acetylcholine modulates human working memory and subsequent familiarity based recognition via alpha oscillations. doi: 10.1016/ J NeuroImage. 2016.05049.

Wöstmann, M., Herrmann, B., Maess, B., Obleser, J. (2016). Spatiotemporal dynamics of auditory attention synchronize with speech. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. pii: 201523357. 2016.

Scharinger, M. Bendixen, A. Henry, M.J. Herrmann, B., Mildner, T., Obleser, J. (2016). Predictions interact with missing sensory evidence in semantic processing areas. Hum Brain Mapp. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23060. 2016.

Steiger, T., Weiskopf, N., Bunzeck, N. (2016). Iron Level and Myelin Content in the Ventral Striatum Predict Memory Performance in the Aging Brain. doi: 10.1523/J Neurosci. 3617-15.2016.

Herweg, N., Apitz, T., Leicht, G., Fuentemilla, L., Bunzeck, N. (2016). Theta-Alpha Oscillations Bind the Hippocampus, Prefrontal Cortex and Striatum during Recollection: Evidence from Simultaneous EEG-fMRI. doi: 10.1523/J Neurosci. 3629-15.2016.

Henry, M.J., Herrmann, B., Obleser, J., (2016). Neural microstates govern perception of auditory input without rhythmic structure. Journal of Neuroscience. 36(3):860–871

Strang, S., Grote, X., Kuss, K., Park, S.Q. and Weber, B. (2016) Generalized Negative Reciprocity in the Dictator Game – How to Interrupt the Chain of Unfairness. Scientific Reports. Scientific Reports. 6, 1-5. doi: 10.1038/srep22316


Wöstmann, M., Herrmann, B., Wilsch, A., Obleser, J. (2015). Neural alpha dynamics in younger and older listeners reflect acoustic challenges and predictive benefits. J Neurosci. 2015 Jan 28;35(4):1458-67. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3250-14.2015.

Hartwigsen, G., Golombek, T., Obleser, J. (2015). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over left angular gyrus modulates the predictability gain in degraded speech comprehension. Cortex. 2015 Jul;68:100-10. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.08.027. Epub 2014 Sep 18.

Scharinger, M., Henry, MJ., Obleser, J. (2015). Acoustic cue selection and discrimination under degradation: differential contributions of the inferior parietal and posterior temporal cortices. Neuroimage. 2015 Feb 1;106:373-81. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.11.050. Epub 2014 Dec 3.

Wilsch, A., Obleser, J., (2015). What works in auditory working memory? A neural oscillations perspective. Brain research. pii: S0006-8993(15)00841-0. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres. 2015.

Lim, S.J. Wöstmann, M. Obleser, J. (2015/2016). Selective attention to auditory memory neurally enhances perceptual precision. J Neurosci. 35(49):16094-104.

Herweg, N. Bunzeck, N. (2015). Differential effects of white noise in cognitive and perceptual tasks. Front. Psychol. Front Psychol. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015. eCollection 2015.

Herrmann, B. Parthasarathy, A. Han, E.X. Obleser, J. Bartlett, E.L. (2015) Sensitivity of rat inferior colliculus neurons to frequency distributions. J Neurophysiol. doi: 10.1152/jn.00555.2015. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Marsh, N. Scheele, D. Gerhardt, H. Strang, S. Enax, L. Weber, B. Maier, W. Hurlemann, R. (2015). The Neuropeptide Oxytocin Induces a Social Altruism Bias. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(47), 15696–15701. doi: 10.1523/J NEUROSCI. 3199-15.2015

Hu, Y. Strang, S. Weber, B. (2015). Helping or punishing strangers: Neural correlates of altruistic decisions as third-party and of ist relation to empathic concern. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 9:24. 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00024

Lonsdorf, T.B. Haaker, J. Schümann, D. Sommer, T. Bayer, J. Brassen, S. Bunzeck, N. Gamer, M. Kalisch R. (2015) Sex differences in conditioned stimulus discrimination during context-dependent fear learning and its retrieval in humans: the role of biological sex, contraceptives and menstrual cycle phases. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 40(6):368-75

Haaker, J. Lonsdorf, T.B. Schümann, D., Menz, M Brassen, S. Bunzeck, N. Gamer, M. Kalisch, R. (2015) Deficient inhibitory processing in trait anxiety: Evidence from context-dependent fear learning, extinction recall and renewal. Biol Psychol. 111:65-72  

Herrmann, B. Henry, M.J. Haegens, S. Obleser, J. (2015) Temporal Expectations and Neural Amplitude Fluctuations in Auditory Cortex Interactively Influence Perception. Neuroimage. 124:487-497  

Obleser, J. (2015) Re-visiting the electrophysiology of language. Guest Editorial. Brain Lang. 148:23-4  

Bauch, E.M. Bunzeck, N. (2015) Anticipation of electric shocks modulates low beta power and event-related fields during memory encoding. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 123:196-204

Wiers, C.E. Ludwig V.1. Gladwin T.E. Park, S.Q. Heinz, A. Wiers, R.W. Rinck, M. Lindenmeyer, J. Walter, H. Bermpohl, F. (2015) Effects of cognitive bias modification training on neural signatures of alcohol approach tendencies in male alcohol-dependent patients. Addict Biol. 20(5):990-9

Wilsch, A.  Henry, M.J.  Herrmann, B.  Maess, B., Obleser, J. (2015) Slow-delta phase concentration marks improved temporal expectations based on the passage of time. Psychophysiology. 52(7):910-8.

Clos, M. Schwarze, U. Gluth, S. Bunzeck, N. Sommer, T. (2015) Goal- and retrieval-dependent activity in the striatum during memory recognition. Neuropsychologia. 72:1-11

Tegelbeckers, J. Bunzeck, N. Duzel, E. Bonath, B. Flechtner, H.H. Krauel, K. (2015) Altered salience processing in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Hum Brain Mapp. 36(6):2049-60

Wiers, C.E. Stelzel, C. Gladwin, T.E Park, S.Q. Pawelczack, S. Gawron, C.K Stuke, H. Heinz, A. Wiers, R.W. Rinck, M. Lindenmeyer, J. Walter, H. Bermpohl, F. (2015) Effects of cognitive bias modification training on neural alcohol cue reactivity in alcohol dependence. Am J Psychiatry. 172(4):335-43

Herrmann, B.   Henry, M.J.   Fromboluti, E.K., McAuley, J.D., Obleser, J. (2015) Statistical Context Shapes Stimulus-Specific Adaptation in Human Auditory Cortex. J Neurophysiol . 13(7):2582-91

Petersen, E.B., Wöstmann, M., Obleser., J, Stenfelt, S., Lunner, T. (2015) Hearing loss impacts neural alpha oscillations under adverse listening conditions. Front Psychol 6:177

Strauß, A., Henry, M.J., Scharinger, M., Obleser, J. (2015) Alpha phase determines successful lexical decision in noise. J Neurosci . 35(7):3256-62


Apitz, T. Bunzeck, N. (2014) Early effects of reward anticipation are modulated by dopaminergic stimulation. PLoS ONE. 9(10):e108886

Bauch, E.M. Rausch, V.H. Bunzeck, N. (2014) Pain anticipation recruits the mesolimbic system and differentially modulates subsequent recognition memory. Hum Brain Mapp . 35(9):4594-606

Eckart, C. Fuentemilla, L. Bauch, E.M. Bunzeck, N. (2014) Dopaminergic stimulation facilitates working memory and differentially affects prefrontal low theta oscillations. Neuroimage. 94:185-92

Rausch, VH. Bauch, EM. Bunzeck, N. (2014) White noise improves learning by modulating activity in dopaminergic midbrain regions and right superior temporal sulcus. J Cogn Neurosci . 26(7):1469-80

Kahnt, T. Park, S.Q. Haynes, J.D. Tobler, P.N. (2014) Disentangling neural representations of value and salience in the human brain. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA. 111(13):5000-5