Congrats to Adrian Wroblewski for his successful dissertation defense!

He summarized and successfully defended his recent DCM studies: Wroblewski, A., He, Y., & Straube, B. (2020). Dynamic Causal Modelling suggests impaired effective connectivity in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders during gesture-speech integration. Schizophrenia Research, 216, 175-183 https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2019.12.005 Straube, B., Wroblewski, A., Jansen, A., & He, Y. (2018). The connectivity signature of co-speech gesture integration: … More Congrats to Adrian Wroblewski for his successful dissertation defense!

Congrats to Isabelle Ridderbusch for her successful dissertation defense!

She nicely summarized and defended her recent studies: Ridderbusch, I. C., Yang, Y., Weber, H., Reif, A., Herterich, S., Ströhle, A., … Straube, B. (2020). Neural correlates of NOS1 ex1f-VNTR allelic variation in panic disorder and agoraphobia during fear conditioning and extinction in fMRI: NOS1 ex1f-VNTR variation and fear processing. NeuroImage: Clinical, 27(April), 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102268More Congrats to Isabelle Ridderbusch for her successful dissertation defense!

Paper accepted: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Action-Outcome Monitoring in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder

Straube, B., van Kemenade, B.M., Kircher, T. & Schülke, R. (2020). Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Action-Outcome Monitoring in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder. Submitted to Brain Communications https://academic.oup.com/braincomms/advance-article/doi/10.1093/braincomms/fcaa151/5907908 Background: Patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) often demonstrate impairments in action-outcome monitoring. Passivity phenomena and hallucinations, in particular, have been related to impairments of efference copy-based predictions … More Paper accepted: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Action-Outcome Monitoring in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder

Paper accepted: Gesture’s body orientation modulates the N400 for visual sentences primed by gestures. Congratulation Yifei

He, Y., Lüll, S., Muralikrishnan, R., Straube, B., & Nagels, A. (accepted). Gesture’s body orientation modulates the N400 for visual sentences primed by gestures. Human Brain Mapping … we carried out an EEG experiment presenting to participants (n=21) videos of frontal and lateral hand gestures of five-seconds (e.g., raising a hand), followed by visually presented … More Paper accepted: Gesture’s body orientation modulates the N400 for visual sentences primed by gestures. Congratulation Yifei

Paper accepted! Feeling addressed! The neural processing of social communicative cues in patients with major depression. Congratulations Anne!!!

Suffel, A., Nagels, A., Steines, M., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (accepted). Feeling addressed! The neural processing of social communicative cues in patients with major depression. Human Brain Mapping Background: The feeling of being addressed is the first step in a complex processing stream enabling successful social communication. Social impairments are a relevant characteristic of … More Paper accepted! Feeling addressed! The neural processing of social communicative cues in patients with major depression. Congratulations Anne!!!

Paper accepted!!! Neural correlates of NOS1 ex1f-VNTR allelic variation in panic disorder and agoraphobia during fear conditioning and extinction in fMRI. Congratulations Isabelle

Ridderbusch I.C., Yang, Y., Weber, H., Reif, A., Herterich, S., Ströhle, A., Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Lueken, U., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (accepted). Neural correlates of NOS1 ex1f-VNTR allelic variation in panic disorder and agoraphobia during fear conditioning and extinction in fMRI. NeuroImage: Clinical IF: 3.943 Abstract: Neuronal nitric oxide synthase (NOS-I) … More Paper accepted!!! Neural correlates of NOS1 ex1f-VNTR allelic variation in panic disorder and agoraphobia during fear conditioning and extinction in fMRI. Congratulations Isabelle

New funding for a project on the development and neurobiological investigation of a social-cognitive intervention program to improve social dysfunction in schizophrenia! Congratulation Florian!!!

04/2020 – 04/2022: Funding by Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH. Cooperation contract, Title: Development and neurobiological investigation of a social-cognitive intervention program to improve social dysfunction in schizophrenia. PI: Dr. Florian Bitsch, Dr. Yifei He, & Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube

Paper accepted!! Seeing your own or someone else’s hand moving in accordance with your action… Congratulations Lukas!

Uhlmann, L., Pazen, M., van Kemenade, B., Steinsträter, O., Harris, L.R., Kircher, T. & Straube, B. (accepted). Seeing your own or someone else’s hand moving in accordance with your action: The neural interaction of agency and hand identity. Human Brain Mapping Forward models can predict sensory consequences of self-action, which is reflected by less neural … More Paper accepted!! Seeing your own or someone else’s hand moving in accordance with your action… Congratulations Lukas!