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Representative Publications of Faculty Members (3rd Funding Period)


J. Blechert (more)

Eichin, K. N., Georgii, C., Arend, A. K., Van Dyck, Z., & Blechert, J. (2022). (Mouse cursor)-Tracking food decisions in binge eating disorder reveals preference for high-energy foods and a role of BMI. Appetite, 170, 105890. DOI:10.1016/J.APPET.2021.105890

Blechert, J., Van Alebeek, H., & Kahveci, S. (2021). Working towards a reliable and valid touchscreen-based food approach avoidance task: a mini-review. Appetite, 105544. DOI:10.1016/J.APPET.2021.105544

Kahveci, S., Van Alebeek, H., Berking, M., & Blechert, J. (2021). Touchscreen-based assessment of food approach biases: investigating reliability and item-specific preferences. Appetite, 163, 105190. 10.1016/J.APPET.2021.105190


K. Hoedlmoser (more)

Hahn, M. A., Bothe, K., Heib, D., Schabus, M., Helfrich, R. F., & Hoedlmoser, K. (2022). Slow oscillation–spindle coupling strength predicts real-life gross-motor learning in adolescents and adults. eLife, 11, e66761. DOI:10.7554/ELIFE.66761

Plamberger, C. P., Van Wijk, H. E., Kerschbaum, H., Pletzer, B. A., Gruber, G., Oberascher, K., Dresler, M., Hahn, M. A. & Hoedlmoser, K.. (2021). Impact of menstrual cycle phase and oral contraceptives on sleep and overnight memory consolidation. Journal of sleep research, 30(4), e13239. DOI:10.1111/jsr.13239

Höhn, C., Schmid, S. R., Plamberger, C. P., Bothe, K., Angerer, M., Gruber, G., Pletzer, B. & Hoedlmoser, K.. (2021). Preliminary Results: The Impact of Smartphone Use and Short-Wavelength Light during the Evening on Circadian Rhythm, Sleep and Alertness. Clocks & sleep, 3(1), 66-86. DOI:10.3390/CLOCKSSLEEP3010005


F. Hutzler (more)

Hutzler, F., Richlan, F., Leitner, M. C., Schuster, S., Braun, M., & Hawelka, S. (2021). Anticipating trajectories of exponential growth. Royal Society open science, 8(4), 201574. DOI:10.1098/rsos.201574

Schuster, S., Hawelka, S., Himmelstoss, N. A., Richlan, F., & Hutzler, F. (2020). The neural correlates of word position and lexical predictability during sentence reading: evidence from fixation-related fMRI. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 35(5), 613-624. DOI:10.1080/23273798.2019.1575970

Hutzler, F., Schuster, S., Marx, C., & Hawelka, S. (2019). An investigation of parafoveal masks with the incremental boundary paradigm. PLoS One, 14(2), e0203013. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0203013


E. Jonas (more)

Pletzer, B., Poppelaars, E. S., Klackl, J., & Jonas, E. (2021). The gonadal response to social stress and its relationship to cortisol. Stress, 1-10. DOI:10.1080/10253890.2021.1891220

Poppelaars, E. S., Klackl, J., Pletzer, B., & Jonas, E. (2021). Delta-beta cross-frequency coupling as an index of stress regulation during social-evaluative threat. Biological Psychology, 160, 108043. DOI:10.1016/J.BIOPSYCHO.2021.108043

Reiss, S., Franchina, V., Jutzi, C., Willardt, R., & Jonas, E. (2020). From anxiety to action—Experience of threat, emotional states, reactance, and action preferences in the early days of COVID-19 self-isolation in Germany and Austria. PloS one, 15(12), e0243193. DOI:10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0243193


M. Kronbichler (more)

Uscătescu, L. C., Said-Yürekli, S., Kronbichler, L., Stelzig-Schöler, R., Pearce, B. G., Reich, L. A., Weber, S., Aichorn, W. & Kronbichler, M. (2021). Reduced intrinsic neural timescales in schizophrenia along posterior parietal and occipital areas. NPJ schizophrenia, 7(1), 1-8. DOI:10.1038/S41537-021-00184-X

Uscătescu, L. C., Kronbichler, L., Stelzig-Schöler, R., Pearce, B. G., Said-Yürekli, S., Reich, L. A., Weber, S., Aichorn, W. & Kronbichler, M. (2021). Effective connectivity of the hippocampus can differentiate patients with schizophrenia from healthy controls: a spectral DCM approach. Brain topography, 34(6), 762-778. DOI:10.1007/S10548-021-00868-8

Freinhofer, D., Schwartenbeck, P., Thon, N., Eigenberger, T., Aichhorn, W., Lenger, M., Wurst, F. M. & Kronbichler, M. (2020). Deficient decision making in pathological gamblers correlates with gray matter volume in medial orbitofrontal cortex. Frontiers in psychiatry, 11, 109. DOI:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00109


J. Perner (more)

Rafetseder, E., O’Brien, C., Leahy, B., & Perner, J. (2021). Extended difficulties with counterfactuals persist in reasoning with false beliefs: Evidence for teleology-in-perspective. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 204, 105058. DOI:10.1016/j.jecp.2020.105058

Arora, A., Pletzer, B., Aichhorn, M., & Perner, J. (2020). What’s in a Hub?—Representing Identity in Language and Mathematics. Neuroscience, 432, 104-114. DOI:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.02.032

Tholen, M. G., Schurz, M., & Perner, J. (2019). The role of the IPL in person identification. Neuropsychologia, 129, 164-170. DOI:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.03.019


B. Pletzer (more)

Hidalgo-Lopez, E., Zeidman, P., Harris, T., Razi, A., & Pletzer, B. (2021). Spectral dynamic causal modelling in healthy women reveals brain connectivity changes along the menstrual cycle. Communications biology, 4(1), 1-14. 10.1038/S42003-021-02447-W

Hausinger, T., & Pletzer, B. (2021). Sex hormones modulate sex differences and relate to hemispheric asymmetries in a divided visual field Navon task. Behavioural Brain Research, 408, 113281. 10.1016/J.BBR.2021.113281

Hidalgo-Lopez, E.,& Pletzer, B. (2021). Fronto-striatal changes along the menstrual cycle during working memory: effect of sex hormones on activation and connectivity patterns. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 125, 105108. 10.1016/J.PSYNEUEN.2020.105108


M. Schabus (more)

Ameen, M. S., Heib, D. P., Blume, C., & Schabus, M. (2022). The brain selectively tunes to unfamiliar voices during sleep. Journal of Neuroscience, 42(9). DOI:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2524-20.2021

Florea, C., Topalidis, P., Hauser, T., Angerer, M., Kurapov, A., Leon, C. A. B., Brandao, D. S. & Schabus, M. (2021). Sleep during COVID-19 lockdown: A cross-cultural study investigating job system relevance. Biochemical Pharmacology, 191, 114463. DOI:10.1016/J.BCP.2021.114463

Wielek, T., Blume, C., Wislowska, M., Del Giudice, R., & Schabus, M. (2021). Decoding brain responses to names and voices across different vigilance states. Sensors, 21(10), 3393. DOI:10.3390/S21103393


N. Weisz (more)

Gehmacher, Q., Reisinger, P., Hartmann, T., Keintzel, T., Rösch, S., Schwarz, K., & Weisz, N. (2022). Direct cochlear recordings in humans show a theta rhythmic modulation of auditory nerve activity by selective attention. Journal of Neuroscience, 42(7), 1343-1351. DOI:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0665-21.2021

Köhler, M. H. A., Demarchi, G., & Weisz, N. (2021). Cochlear activity in silent cue-target intervals shows a theta-rhythmic pattern and is correlated to attentional alpha and theta modulations. BMC biology, 19(1), 1-13. DOI:10.1186/s12915-021-00992-8

Rassi, E., Wutz, A., Müller-Voggel, N., & Weisz, N. (2019). Prestimulus feedback connectivity biases the content of visual experiences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(32), 16056-16061. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1817317116


F. H. Wilhelm (more)

Rattel, J. A., Miedl, S. F., Franke, L. K., Ehring, T., & Wilhelm, F. H. (2022). Lifetime adversity interacts with peritraumatic data-driven processing to predict intrusive memories. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 74, 101688. DOI:10.1016/j.jbtep.2021.101688

Danböck, S. K., Rattel, J. A., Franke, L. K., Liedlgruber, M., Miedl, S. F., & Wilhelm, F. H. (2021). Peritraumatic dissociation revisited: associations with autonomic activation, facial movements, staring, and intrusion formation. European journal of psychotraumatology, 12(1), 1991609. DOI:10.1080/20008198.2021.1991609

Rattel, J. A., Miedl, S. F., Liedlgruber, M., Blechert, J., Seidl, E., & Wilhelm, F. H. (2020). Sensation seeking and neuroticism in fear conditioning and extinction: The role of avoidance behaviour. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 135, 103761. DOI:10.1016/J.BRAT.2020.103761