CV Benjamin Straube

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:                    Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube

Nationality:          German

Age:                        38

Children:                2 (3 years and 5 years).

Childcare period:   3rd April – 3rd November 2015, 27th October – 27th November 2016, 27th July -27th November

Affiliation:              Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Philipps Universität Marburg

Address:                 Rudolf-Bultmann-Str. 8, 35039 Marburg

Website:                http://www.ukgm.de/ugm_2/deu/umr_psy/28803.html, www.tnm-lab.com,

EDUCATION

2014                       Habilitation, Experimental Neuroscience, University of Marburg, Germany

2008                       Dr. rer. medic., RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2005                       Diploma in Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Saarland University, Germany

2000-2001               Civil Service, Paderborn, Germany

ACADEMIC POSITION(S)

2016 – present       Heisenberg-Professor of Translational Psychiatry: Perception & Action, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Philipps-University Marburg, Marburg, Germany

2014-2016              Head of the research group Experimental Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Marburg, Germany

2009-2014              Post-Doc, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Marburg, Germany

2008-2009              Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Neurology & Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, USA

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2016-2019              Heisenberg-Professorship from the German Research Foundation

2016                       Young scientist award of the German Society of Biological Psychiatry (DGBP; 2500€)

2014                       Young scientist award of the German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (DGPPN; 5000 €)

2014                       Young scientist award of the von-Behring-Röntgen Foundation (5.000€).

2013                       “Borchers-Plakette”, RWTH Aachen

LIST OF CURRENT FINANCIAL GRATS

04/2018-09/2022:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). IRTG 1901/2 The Brain in Action. International graduate school. Speaker: Katja Fiehler & Frank Bremmer; PIs: Frank Bremmer, Dominik Endres, Katja Fiehler, Roland Fleming, Karl Gegenfurtner, Tilo Kircher, Jörn Munzert, Wolfgang Oertel, Anna Schubö, Alexander Schütz, Gudrun, Schwarzer, Benjamin Straube.

01/2018-12/2021:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). SFB/TRR 135/2 Cardinal mechanisms of perception: prediction, valuation, categorization (spokesman: Prof. Dr. Karl Gegenfurtner). Subproject A3/2: Predictive perception: multisensory consequences of one´s own actions. PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher und Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube (Project number: INST 162/445-2 Sub project A3: 343.680€)

01/2018-12/2018:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) together with FAPASP Brazil. International cooperation with Sao Paulo, Brazil. The active brain in clinical and cognitive neuroscience. PI: Dr. Jens Sommer & Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube (STR 1146/12-1: 26.190€).

03/2017-06/2020:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Title: The neural correlates of social-communicative perception in patients with schizophrenia, major depression und bipolar disorder: Disorder specific and disorder-unspecific aspects of the comprehension, recognition and interpretation of verbal and non-verbal information (Project numbers: Ki 588/6-2; STR 1146/11-2). PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher und Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube (je 155.830€)

01/2017-01/2020:  Von-Behring-Röntgen-Stiftung. Title: Neural correlates of communicative processes in patients with schizophrenia and the effect a specific speech-gesture intervention (Project number: 64-0001). PI: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube & Prof. Dr. Gebhard Sammer (120.000€)

04/2016-07/2019:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Heisenberg Professorship, Translational neuroimaging: From the fundamentals of perception and action towards a better understanding of psychiatric disorders (Project number: STR 1146/8-1). PI: PD Dr. Benjamin Straube (368.900€)

04/2016-07/2019:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Neural correlates of action-perception- circuits in patients with schizophrenia: impairment in perceiving the multisensory consequences of one´s own actions (Project number: STR 1146/9-1). PI: PD Dr. Benjamin Straube (257.260€)

03/2015-03/2018:  Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH. Kooperationsvertrag, Title: Modulating the aberrant perception of causality in patients with schizophrenia using transcranial direct current stimulation (Project number: 25/2015 MR). PI: PD Dr. Benjamin Straube (50.000€)

01/2015-01/2019:  Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung. Effects of a humour intervention on neural correlates of social cognitive skills in patients with schizophrenia – a randomized controlled fMRI study (Project number: 2014_A136). PI: Dr. Irina Falkenberg, PD Dr. Benjamin Straube, Dr. Arne Nagels (274.100€)

01/2015-12/2016:  Innovations- und Förderpool der RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG. Anschubfinanzierung: Investigation of disorder-specific differences in neural correlates of natural social communicative perception in patients with schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder (Project number: FI_3). PI: PD Dr. Benjamin Straube (50.000€)

06/2014-04/2018:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Neural processes of social interaction in genetic and environmental risk factors of schizophrenia. PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher (Project number: Ki 588/16-1, 158.795€) und PD Dr. Benjamin Straube (Project number: STR 1146/4-1; 158.795€) (Total: 317.590€)

04/2014-12/2017:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). SFB/TRR 135 Cardinal mechanisms of perception: prediction, valuation, categorization (spokesman: Prof. Dr. Karl Gegenfurtner). Subproject A3: Predictive perception: multisensory consequences of one´s own actions. PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher und Dr. Benjamin Straube (Project number: INST 162/445-1Sub project A3: 343.680€; Total: 7.657.100€)

06/2010-09/2016:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Title: Neural processes of natural social communicative perception in healthy subjects and patients with schizophrenia: Understanding, recognizing and interpreting verbal and non-verbal information (Project number: Ki 588/6-1). PI: Prof. Dr. Tilo Kircher und Dr. Benjamin Straube (ca. 280.000€)

01/2012-12/2015:  Von-Behring-Röntgen-Stiftung. Title: Synchronized EEG and fMRI measurement: Establishing the method to validate the disconnection hypothesis in patients with schizophrenia (Project number: 59-0002). PI: Dr. Benjamin Straube, Helge Gebhardt, Prof. Dr. Gebhard Sammer (252.202€)

03/2010-12/2013:  Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH. Kooperationsvertrag, Title: The perception of physical and social causality in healthy subjects and patients with schizophrenia: The neural correlates of symptom specific dysfunctions (Project number: 10/2010 MR). PI: Dr. Benjamin Straube (50.000€)

PUBLICATION RECORD

  • Total number: 86
    • As first author: 21 (including 5 shared authorships)
    • As last author: 25 (including 5 shared authorships)
  • Impact factor (sum): 438.574
    • As first author: 79.167 (shared authorships, divided by number of authors)
    • As last author: 109.014 (shared authorships, divided by number of authors)
  • Citations: 1467 Scopus, 2177 Google Scholar
  • H-Index: 23 Scopus, 26 Google Scholar

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Supervision of PhD students:

  • Total number: 14 (see https://tnm-lab.com/people/)
  • Successful PhD students: 5 (Dr.med. Johannes Blos, Dr.rer.nat. Kim Wende, Dr.med. Lea Meyer, Dr.rer.nat. Yunbo Yang, Dr.rer.nat. Philipp Berger)

 

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Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

  1. Krala, M., van Kemenade, B. M., Straube, B., Kircher, T., & Bremmer, F. (2019). Predictive coding in a multisensory path integration task: an fMRI study. Journal of Vision, 19(11)(13), 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1167/19.11.13 IF: 2.089
  2. Pazen, M., Uhlmann, L., van Kemenade, B.M., Steinsträter, O., Straube, B. & Kircher, T. (accepted). Predictive perception of self-generated movements: Commonalities and differences in the neural processing of tool and hand actions. NeuroImage IF: 5.426
  3. Gechter, J., Liebscher, C., Geiger, M.J., Wittmann, A., Schlagenhauf, F., Lueken, U., Wittchen, H.-U., Bettina Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., Kircher, T., Straube, B., Deckert, J., Weber, H., Herrmann, M.J., Reif, A., Domschke, K., & Ströhle, A. (accepted). Association of NPSR1 gene variation and neural activity in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia and healthy controls. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102029 NeuroImage: Clinical IF: 3.943
  4. Arikan, B.E., van Kemenade, B.M., Podranski, K., Steinsträter, O., Straube, B., & Kircher, T. (accepted). Perceiving your hand moving: BOLD suppression in sensory cortices and the role of the cerebellum in the detection of feedback delays. Journal of Vision. IF: 2.089
  5. Yang, Y., Lueken, U., Richter, J., Hamm, A., Wittmann, A., Konrad, C., Ströhle, A., Pfleiderer, B., Herrmann, M.J., Lang, T., Lotze, M., Deckert, J., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Straube, B.*, Kircher, T.* (accepted). Effect of CBT on Biased Semantic Network in Panic Disorder: A Multicenter fMRI Study using Semantic Priming. The American Journal of Psychiatry. IF: 13.655 *Contributed equally
  6. Ridderbusch, I. C., Richter, J., Yang, Y., Hoefler, M., Weber, H., Reif, A., Hamm, A., Pané-Farré C.A., Gerlach, A.L., Stroehle, A., Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Gloster, A., Lang, T., Helbig-Lang, S., Fehm, L., Pauli, P., Kircher, T., Lueken, U.§, Straube, B. (2019). Association of rs7688285 allelic variation coding for GLRB with fear reactivity and exposure-based therapy in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 29, 1138–1151. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.EURONEURO.2019.07.133 IF: 4.468 §Contributed equally
  7. Schülke, R., & Straube, B. (2019). Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Semantic Speech–Gesture Matching in Patients With Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 45(3), 522–530. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby144 IF: 7.289
  8. Bitsch, F., Berger, P., Nagels, A., Falkenberg, I., & Straube, B. (2019). Impaired Right Temporoparietal Junction – Hippocampus Connectivity in Schizophrenia and Its Relevance for Generating Representations of Other Minds. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 45(4), 934–945. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby132 IF: 7.289
  9. van Kemenade, B.M., Arikan, B.E., Podranski, K., Steinsträter, O., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2019). Distinct roles for the cerebellum, angular gyrus and middle temporal gyrus in action-feedback monitoring. Cerebral Cortex, 29(4), 1520–1531. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhy048. IF: 5.437
  10. Berger, P., Bitsch, F., Jakobi, B., Nagels, A., Straube, B., & Falkenberg, I. (2019). Cognitive and emotional empathy in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: A replication and extension study. Psychiatry Research, 276, 56–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.PSYCHRES.2019.04.015 IF: 2.208
  11. Cuevas, P., Steines, M., He, Y., Nagels, A., Culham, J. & Straube, B. (2019). The facilitative effect of gestures on the neural processing of semantic complexity in a continuous narrative. NeuroImage, 195, 38-47. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.03.054. IF: 5.426
  12. Krautheim, J., Dannlowski, U., Steines, M., Neziroğlu, G., Acosta, H., Sommer, J., Straube, B.*, & Kircher, T.* (2019). Intergroup empathy: enhanced neural resonance for ingroup facial emotion in a shared neural production-perception network. NeuroImage, 194, 182-190. IF: 5.426 * These authors contributed equally to this work.
  13. Seeger, F., Yang, Y., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Höfler, M., Wittchen, H.-U., … Lueken, U. (2019). Clinical and Neurofunctional Substrates of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Secondary Social Anxiety Disorder in Primary Panic Disorder: A Longitudinal fMRI Study. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 88(1), 48–51. https://doi.org/10.1159/000493756 IF: 13.744
  14. Acosta, H., Straube, B., & Kircher, T. (2019). Schizotypy and mentalizing: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 124(2019), 299-310. IF: 2.888
  15. Nagels, A., Kircher, T., Grosvald, M., Steines, M., & Straube, B. (2019). Evidence for gesture-speech mismatch detection impairments in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 273, 15-22 IF: 2.223
  16. Kunas, S. L., Yang, Y., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Gerlach, A. L., Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., Wittmann, A., Stroehle, A., Wittchen, H.-U., & Lueken, U. (2019). The impact of depressive comorbidity on neural plasticity following cognitive-behavioral therapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Affective Disorders 245(15 Feb.) 451-460. IF: 3.786
  17. Wittmann, A., Schlagenhauf, F., Guhn, A., Lueken, U., Elle, M., Stoy, M., Liebscher, C., Bermpohl, F., Fydrich, T., Pfleiderer, B., Bruhn, H., Gerlach, A.L., Straube, B., Wittchen, H.-U., Arolt, V., Heinz, A., Kircher, T., & Ströhle, A. (2018). Effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Neural Processing of Agoraphobia-Specific Stimuli in Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 87(6), 350–365. https://doi.org/10.1159/000493146 IF: 13.122
  18. He, Y., Nagels, A., Schlesewsky, M., & Straube, B. (2018). The Role of Gamma Oscillations During Integration of Metaphoric Gestures and Abstract Speech. Frontiers in Psychology, 9(July), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01348 IF: 2.089
  19. Straube, B., Wroblewski, A., Jansen, A., & He, Y. (2018). The connectivity signature of co-speech gesture integration: The superior temporal sulcus modulates connectivity between areas related to visual gesture and auditory speech processing. NeuroImage, 181(2018), 539–549. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.NEUROIMAGE.2018.07.037 IF: 5.812
  20. Hommers, L., Richter, J., Yang, Y., Raab, A., Baumann, C., Lang, K., Schiele, M., Weber, H., Wittmann, A., Wolf, C., Alpers, G., Arolt, A., Domschke, K., Fehm, L., Fydrich, T., Gerlach, A., Gloster, A., Hamm, A., Helbig-Lang, S., Kircher, T., Lang, T., Pané-Farré, C., Pauli, P., Pfleiderer, B., Reif, A., Romanos, M., Straube, B., Ströhle, A., Wittchen, H.-U., Frantz, S., Ertl, G., Lohse, M., Lueken, U., Deckert J. (2018). A functional genetic variation of SLC6A2 repressor hsa-miR-579-3p upregulates sympathetic noradrenergic processes of fear and anxiety. Translational Psychiatry, 8, 226. Doi: 10.1038/s41398-018-0278-4 IF: 4.730
  21. Berger, P., Bitsch, F., Nagels, A., Straube, B., & Falkenberg, I. (2018). Frontal hypoactivation and alterations in the reward-system during humor processing in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Schizophrenia Research, 202(12), 149-157. IF: 3.986
  22. He, Y., Steines, M., Sommer, J., Gebhardt, H., Nagels A., Sammer, G., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2018). Spatial-temporal dynamics of gesture-speech integration: a simultaneous EEG-fMRI study. Brain Structure and Function, 223(7), 3073–3089. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-018-1674-5 IF: 4.698
  23. Bitsch, F., Berger, P., Nagels, A., Falkenberg, I., & Straube, B. (2018). The role of the right temporo-parietal junction in social decision-making. Human Brain Mapping, 39(7), 3072-3085. DOI: 1002/hbm.24061 IF: 4.530
  24. Via, E., Fullana, M.A., Goldberg, X., Tinoco-González, D., Martínez-Zalacaín, I., Soriano-Mas, C., Davey, C.G., Menchón, J.M., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Pujol, J., Cardoner, N., & Harrison, B.J. (2018). Ventromedial prefrontal cortex activity and pathological worry in generalised anxiety disorder. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 213(1), 437–443. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.2018.65 IF: 6.347
  25. He, Y., Steines, M., Sammer, G., Nagels, A., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2018). Action-related speech modulates beta oscillations during observation of tool-use gestures. Brain Topography 31, 838–847. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10548-018-0641-z IF: 2.703
  26. Krautheim, J.*, Straube, B.*, Dannlowski, U., Pyka, M., Schneider-Hassloff, H., Drexler, R., Krug, A., Sommer, J., Rietschel, M., Witt, S.H., Kircher, T. (2018). Outgroup emotion processing in the vACC is modulated by childhood trauma and CACNA1C risk variant. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(3), 341–348. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsy004 IF=3.937 *contributed equally
  27. Berger, P., Bitsch, F., Nagels, A., Straube, B., & Falkenberg, I. (2018). Personality modulates amygdala and insula connectivity during humor appreciation: An event-related fMRI study. Social Neuroscience, 13(6), 756–768. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2017.1403375 IF: 2.255
  28. Straube, B., Schülke, R., Drewing, K., Kircher, T., & Kemenade, B. M. van. (2017). Hemispheric differences in the processing of visual consequences of active vs. passive movements: a transcranial direct current stimulation study. Experimental Brain Research, 235(10):3207-3216. http://doi.org/10.1007/S00221-017-5053-X IF: 1.917
  29. Arikan, B. E., van Kemenade, B. M., Straube, B., Harris, L. R., & Kircher, T. (2017). Voluntary and Involuntary Movements Widen the Window of Subjective Simultaneity. I-Perception, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.1177/2041669517719297 IF: 1.051
  30. Schmalenbach, S. B., Billino, J., Kircher, T., Van Kemenade, B.*, & Straube, B.* (2017). Links between gestures and multisensory processing: individual differences suggest a compensation mechanism. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1828. https://doi.org/10.3389/FPSYG.2017.01828 IF: 2.323 *contributed equally
  31. Lueken, U., Kuhn, M., Yang, Y., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Wittchen, H.-U., Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., Wittmann, A., Ströhle, A., Weber, H., Reif, A., Domschke, K., Deckert, J., & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2017) Modulation of defensive reactivity by GLRB allelic variation: converging evidence from an intermediate phenotype approach. Transl Psychiatry 7, e1227; doi:10.1038/tp.2017.186 IF: 4.730
  32. Sundermann, B., Bode, J., Lueken, U., Westphal, D., Gerlach, A. L., Straube, B., … Pfleiderer, B. (2017). Support Vector Machine Analysis of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Interoception Does Not Reliably Predict Individual Outcomes of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 8, 99. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2017.00099 IF: 3.532
  33. van Kemenade, B. M., Arikan, B. E., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2017). The angular gyrus is a supramodal comparator area in action–outcome monitoring. Brain Structure and Function, 22(8), 3691–3703. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-017-1428-9 IF: 4.698
  34. Lonsdorf, T. B., Menz, M. M., Andreatta, M., Fullana, M. A., Golkar, A., Haaker, J., Heitland, I., Hermann, A., Kuhn, M., Kruse, O., Meir Drexler, S., Meulders, A., Nees, F., Pittig, A., Richter, J., Römer, S., Shiban, Y., Schmitz, A., Straube, B., Vervliet, B., Wendt, J., Baas, J.M.P., Merz, C. J. (2017). Don’t fear “fear conditioning”: Methodological considerations for the design and analysis of studies on human fear acquisition, extinction, and return of fear. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 77, 247–285. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.02.026 IF: 8.037
  35. Harrison, B.J., Fullana, M.A., Via, E., Soriano-Mas, C., Vervliet, B., Martínez-Zalacaín, I., Pujol, J., Davey, C.G., Kircher, T., Straube, B., Cardoner, N. (2017). Human ventromedial prefrontal cortex and the positive affective processing of safety signals. Neuroimage 152, 12–18. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.02.080 IF: 5.835
  36. Heinig, I., Pittig, A., Richter, J., Hummel, K., Alt, I., Dickhöver, K., Gamer, J., Hollandt, M., Koelkebeck, K., Maenz, A., Tennie, S., Totzeck, C., Yang, Y., Arolt, V., Deckert, J., Domschke, K., Fydrich, T., Hamm, A., Hoyer, J., Kircher, T., Lueken, U., Margraf, J., Neudeck, P., Pauli, P., Rief, W., Schneider, S., Straube, B., Ströhle, A., Wittchen, H.-U. (2017). Optimizing exposure-based CBT for anxiety disorders via enhanced extinction: Design and methods of a multicentre randomized clinical trial. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 26(2), e1560. http://doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1560 IF: 3.176
  37. Straube, B., van Kemenade, B.M., Arikan, B.E., Fiehler, K., Leube, D., Harris, L.R., & Kircher, T. (2017). Predicting the multisensory consequences of one’s own action: BOLD suppression in auditory and visual cortices. PlosOne. Doi:1371/journal.pone.0169131 IF: 2.806
  38. Schülke, R., & Straube, B. (2017). Modulating the assessment of semantic speech–gesture relatedness via transcranial direct current stimulation of the left frontal cortex. Brain Stimulation, 10(2), 223–230. IF: 6.120
  39. Van Kemenade, B.M., Arikan, B.E., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2016). Predicting the sensory consequences of one’s own action: First evidence for multisensory facilitation. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78(8), 2515–2526. IF: 1.782
  40. Schneider-Hassloff, H., Straube, B., Nuscheler, B., Witt, SH., Rietschel, M., & Kircher T. (2016). Oxytocin receptor polymorphism and childhood social experiences shape adult personality, brain structure and neural correlates of mentalizing. NeuroImage, 134, 671-84. IF: 6.357
  41. Lueken, U., Zierhut, K.C., Hahn, T., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Domschke, K., Reif, A., Richter, J., Hamm, A., Wittchen, H.-U., & Deckert, J. (2016). Neurobiological markers predicting treatment response in anxiety disorders: A systematic review and implications for clinical application. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 66, 143-162. IF: 8.299
  42. Yang, Y., Lueken, U., Wittmann, A., Holtz, K., Kleint, N.I., Herrmann, M.J., Sass, K., Jansen, A., Konrad, C., Ströhle, A., Pfleiderer, B., Lotze, M., Hamm, A., Deckert, J., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2016). Neural Correlates of Individual Differences in Anxiety Sensitivity: An fMRI Study using Semantic Priming. SCAN, 11(8):1245-54. IF: 5.101
  43. Liebscher, C., Wittmann, A., Gechter, J., Schlagenhauf, F., Lueken, U., Plag, J., Straube, B., Pfleiderer, B., Fehm, L., Gerlach, A.L., Kircher, T., Fydrich, T., Deckert, J., Wittchen, H.-U. Heinz, A., Arolt, V., and Ströhle, A. (2016). Facing the fear – clinical and neural effects of cognitive behavioural and pharmacotherapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia. European Neuropsychopharmacology 26(3):431-44. IF 4.369
  44. Weber, H., Richter, J., Straube, B., Lüken, U., Domschke, K., Schartner, C., Klauke, B., Baumann, C., Pané-Farré, C., Jacob, C., Scholz, C.-J., Zwanzger, P., Lang, T., Fehm, L., Jansen, A., Konrad, C., Fydrich, T., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Ströhle, A., Gerlach, A., Alpers, G., Arolt, V., Pauli, P., Wittchen, H.-U., Kent, L., Hamm, A., Kircher, T., Deckert, J., & Reif, (2016). Allelic variation in CRHR1 predisposes to panic disorder: Evidence for biased fear processing. Molecular Psychiatry 21, 813-822. IF: 14.496
  45. Falkenberg, I, Valmaggia, L., Byrnes, M., Frascarelli, M., Jones, C., Straube, B., Badger, S., McGuire, P., and Fusar-Poli, P. (2015). Why are help-seeking subjects at ultra high risk for psychosis help-seeking? Psychiatry Research, 228, 3, 808–815. IF: 2.682
  46. Nagels, A., Kircher, T., Steines, M., & Straube, B. (2015). Feeling Addressed! The Role of Body Orientation and Co-Speech Gesture in Social Communication. Human Brain Mapping, 36(5), 1925-36. IF: 5.969
  47. Schneider-Hassloff, H., Straube, B., Nuscheler, B., Wemken, G., & Kircher T. (2015). Adult attachment style modulates neural responses in a mentalising task. Neuroscience, 303, 462-473. IF: 3.357
  48. Lueken, U., Straube, B., Yang, Y., Hahn, T., Beesdo-Baum, K., Wittchen, H-U., Konrad, C., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Gerlach, A. L., Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., & Kircher, T. (2015). Separating depressive comorbidity from panic disorder: a combined functional magnetic resonance imaging and machine learning approach. Journal of Affective Disorders, 184, 182-192. IF: 3.705
  49. He, Y., Gebhardt, H., Steines, M., Sammer, G., Kircher, T., Nagels, A., & Straube, B. (2015). The spatial and temporal signatures of neural integration: an fMRI and EEG investigation of meaningful gestures and corresponding speech. Neuropsychologia, 72, 27-42. IF: 3.451
  50. Nagels, A., Kircher, T., Steines, M., Grosvald, M., Straube, B. (2015). A Brief Self-Rating Scale for the Assessment of Individual Differences in Gesture Perception and Production. Learning and Individual Differences, 39, 73-80. IF: 1.565
  51. Yang, Y., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2015). Neurale Korrelate von kognitiver Verhaltenstherapie bei Panikstörung. Zeitschrift für Psychiatr. Psychol. und Psychother., 63, 79–87. SJR IF: 1.260
  52. Wende, K.C., Nagels, A., Stratmann, M., Chatterjee, A., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2015) Neural basis of altered physical and social causality judgments in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 161(2-3), 244-251. IF: 4.426
  53. Straube, B.*, Reif, A.*, Richter, J.*, Lueken, U., Weber, H., Arolt, V., Jansen, A., Zwanzger, P., Domschke, K., Pauli, P., Konrad, C., Gerlach, A.L., Lang, T., Fydrich, T., Alpers, G.W., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Wittchen, H.-U., Hamm, A., Deckert, J.§, & Kircher, T.§ (2014). The functional -1019C/G HTR1A polymorphism and mechanisms of fear. Translational Psychiatry, 4:e490. IF: 5.620 * & § contributed equally
  54. Hahn, T., Kircher, T., Straube, B., Wittchen, H.-U., Konrad, C., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Reif, A., Arolt, V., & Lueken, U. (2015). Predicting treatment response to cognitive-behavioral therapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia by integrating local neural information. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(1), 68-74. IF: 14.417
  55. Lueken, U., Straube, B., Wittchen, H.-U., Konrad, C., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., Kircher, T., Deckert, J., & Reif, A. (2015). Therapygenetics: anterior cingulate cortex – amygdala coupling is associated with 5-HTTLPR and treatment response in panic disorder and agoraphobia. Journal of Neural Transmission, 122(1), 135-44. IF: 2.871
  56. Wittmann, A., Schlagenhauf, F., Guhn, A., Lueken, U., Stoy, M., Bermpohl, F., Fydrich, T., Pfleiderer, B., Bruhn, H., Gerlach, A.L., Kircher, T., Straube, B., Wittchen, H.-U., Arolt, V., Heinz, A., & Ströhle, A. (2014). Anticipating Agoraphobic Situations: The Neural Correlates of Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia. Psychological Medicine, 44(11), 2385-2396. IF: 5.428
  57. Yang, Y., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2014). The neural correlates of cognitive behavioral therapy: Recent progress in the investigation of patients with panic disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 62, 88-96. IF: 3.845
  58. Straube, B., Lueken, U., Jansen, A., Konrad, C., Gloster, A. T., Gerlach, A. L., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Gauggel, S., Wittchen, H.-U., Arolt, V., & Kircher, T. (2014). Neural correlates of procedural variants in cognitive behavioral therapy: A randomized, controlled multicentre fMRI study. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 83, 222-233. IF: 9.196
  59. Straube, B., Green, A., Sass, K., & Kircher, T. (2014). Superior temporal sulcus disconnectivity during processing of metaphoric gestures in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40(4), 936–944. IF: 8.607
  60. Straube, B., Meyer, L., Green, A., & Kircher, T. (2014). Semantic relation vs. surprise: The differential effects of related and unrelated co-verbal gestures on neural encoding and subsequent recognition. Brain Research, 1567, 42–56. IF: 2.828
  61. Sass, K., Heim, S., Sachs, O., Straube, B., Schneider, F., Habel, U., & Kircher, T. (2014). Neural correlates of semantic associations in patients with schizophrenia. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 264(2), 143–54. IF: 3.355
  62. Lueken, U.*, Straube, B.*, Reinhardt, I., Maslowski, N.I., Wittchen, H.-U., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Konrad, C., Ewert, A., Uhlmann, C., Arolt, V., Reif, A., Deckert, J., Jansen, A., & Kircher, T. (2014). Altered top-down and bottom-up processing of fear conditioning in panic disorder with agoraphobia. Psychological Medicine, 44(2), 381–94. (*co-first authors). IF: 5.428
  63. Reif, A., Richter, J., Straube, B., Höfler, M., Lueken, U., Gloster, A.T., Weber, H., Domschke, K., Fehm, L., Ströhle, A., Jansen, A., Gerlach, A.L., Pyka, M., Reinhardt, I., Konrad, C., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Alpers, G.W., Pauli, P., Arolt, V., Wittchen, -U., Hamm, A., Kircher, T., & Deckert, J. (2014). MAOA and mechanisms of panic disorder revisited: from bench to molecular psychotherapy. Molecular Psychiatry, 19(1), 122–8. IF: 15.147
  64. Nagels, A., Chatterjee, A., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2013). The role of semantic abstractness and perceptual category in processing speech accompanied by gestures. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00181 IF: 4.160
  65. Nagels, A., Kauschke, C., Schrauf, J., Whitney, C., Straube, B., & Kircher, T. (2013). Neural substrates of figurative language during natural speech perception: an fMRI study. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00121 IF: 4.160
  66. Straube, B., He, Y., Steines, M., Gebhardt, H., Kircher, T., Sammer, G., & Nagels, A. (2013). Supramodal neural processing of abstract information conveyed by speech and gesture. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00120 IF: 4.160
  67. Wende, K.C., Nagels, A., Blos, J., Stratmann, M., Chatterjee, A., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2013). Differences and communalities in the judgment of causality in a physical and social context: An fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 51(13):2572-80 IF: 3.451
  68. Backasch, B., Straube, B., Pyka, M., Klöhn-Saghatolislam, F., Müller, M.J., Kircher, T., & Leube, D. (2013). Hyperintentionality during automatic perception of naturalistic cooperative behavior in patients with schizophrenia. Social Neuroscience, 8(5), 489-504. IF: 2.873
  69. Lueken, U., Straube, B., Konrad, C., Wittchen, H.-U., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Uhlmann, C., Arolt, V., Jansen, A., Deckert, J., & Kircher, T. (2013). Neural correlates of treatment response to cognitive behavioral therapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 170(11), 1345–55. IF: 13.559
  70. Mainieri, A. G., Heim, S., Straube, B., Binkofski, F., & Kircher, T. (2013). Differential Role of Mentalizing and the Mirror Neuron System in the Imitation of Communicative Gestures. NeuroImage, 81, 294–305. IF: 6.132
  71. Straube, B., Green, A., Sass, K., Kirner-Veselinovic, A., & Kircher, T. (2013). Neural integration of speech and gesture in schizophrenia: Evidence for differential processing of metaphoric gestures. Human Brain Mapping 34(7), 1696–1712. IF: 6.924
  72. Kircher, T., Arolt, V., Jansen, A., Pyka, M., Reinhardt, I., Kellermann, T., Konrad, C, Lueken, U., Gloster, A., Gerlach, A.L., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Wittchen, H.-U., & Straube, B. (2013). The effect of cognitive behavioural therapy on the neural correlates of fear conditioning in panic disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 73(1), 93-101. IF: 9.472
  73. Straube B.*, Green, A.*, Weis, S., & Kircher, T. (2012). A supramodal neural network for speech and gesture semantics. PlosOne, 7(11), e51207. DOI: 10.1371 (*co-first authors). IF: 4.092
  74. Blos, J., Chatterjee, A., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2012). Neural correlates of causality judgment in physical and social context – the reversed effects of space and time. NeuroImage, 63(2), 882-93. IF: 6.252
  75. Straube, B. (2012). An overview of the neuro-cognitive processes involved in the encoding, consolidation, and retrieval of true and false memories. Behavioural and Brain Functions, 8(1):35. DOI: 10.1186/1744-9081-8- IF: 2.789
  76. Leube, D., Straube, B., Green, A., Blümel, I., Prinz, S., Schlotterbeck, P., & Kircher, T. (2012). A possible brain network for representation of cooperative behavior and its implications for the psychopathology of schizophrenia. Neuropsychobiology, 66(1), 24-32. IF: 2.675
  77. Wende, K.C., Straube, B., Stratmann, M., Sommer, J., Kircher, T., & Nagels, A. (2012). Neural correlates of continuous causal word generation. NeuroImage, 62(3), 1399-1407. IF: 6.252
  78. Straube, B., Wolk, D., & Chatterjee, A. (2011). The role of the parietal lobe in perceptual causality: A tDCS study. Experimental Brain Research, 215(3), 315-325. IF: 2.296
  79. Straube, B., Green, A., Bromberger, B., & Kircher, T. (2011). The differentiation of iconic and metaphoric gestures: Common and unique integration processes. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 520-533. IF: 5.107
  80. Straube, B., Green, A., Chatterjee, A., & Kircher, T. (2011). Encoding social interactions: The neural correlates of true and false memories. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 306-324. IF: 5.357
  81. Straube, B., & Chatterjee, A. (2010). Space and time in perceptual causality. Frontiers in Human Neurosciences 4, IF: 1.940
  82. Straube, B., Green, A., Jansen, A., Chatterjee, A., & Kircher, T. (2010). Social cues, mentalizing and the neural processing of speech accompanied by gestures. Neuropsychologia 48, 382-393. IF: 3.949
  83. Green, A., Straube, B., Weis, S., Jansen, A., Willmes, K., Konrad, K., & Kircher, T. (2009). Neural integration of iconic and unrelated coverbal gestures: A functional MRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 30(10), 3309-3324. IF: 5.107
  84. Straube, B., Green, A., Weis, S., Chatterjee, A., & Kircher, T. (2009). Memory effects of speech and gesture binding: Cortical and hippocampal activation in relation to subsequent memory performance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(4), 821–836. IF: 5.357
  85. Kircher, T.*, Straube, B.*, Leube, D., Weis, S., Sachs, O., Willmes, K., Konrad, K., & Green, A. (2009). Neural interaction of speech and gesture: Differential activation of metaphoric coverbal gestures. Neuropsychologia, 47, 169-179. (*co-first authors) IF: 3.949
  86. Brehmer, Y., Li, S.C., Straube, B., Stoll, G., Oertzen, T. v., Müller, V., & Lindenberger, U. (2008). Comparing Memory Skill Maintenance Across the Lifespan: Preservation in Adults, Increase in Children. Psychology and Aging, 23, 227-238. IF: 2.733

Book chapter

  1. Nagels, A., Kelly, S. D., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2018). Hand Gestures Alert Auditory Cortices. In Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Wittum, G. & Dengel, A. (Eds.). Positive Learning in the Age of Information (pp. 53-66). Springer VS, Wiesbaden.
  2. Krug, A., Straube, B., Jansen, A., & Kircher, T. (2013). Multizentrische MRT Studien. In: Gruber, O., Falkai, P. (Hsg). Systemische Neurowissenschaften in der Psychiatrie: Methoden und Anwendung in der Praxis. Kapitel 18. pp. 350-360. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer. ISBN-10: 3170220012; ISBN-13: 978-3170220010
  3. Balser, A., Straube, B., Konrad, C., & Kircher (2012). Die neuralen Korrelate von Psychotherapie. In: Böker, H., Seifritz, E. (Hsg). Psychiatrie und Neurowissenschaften, 290-305. Bern: Huber. ISBN: 978-3456850474
  4. Straube, B., Krug, A., & Kircher, B. (2012). Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie am Beispiel von Schizophrenie und Panikstörung. In: Schneider, F. (eds.; 1st Edition): Positionen der Psychiatrie, pp. 127-134. Heidelberg: Springer. ISBN 978-3-642-25475-8
  5. Straube, B., Green, A. & Kircher, (2008). Sprachverständnis – Psychologie. In: Kircher, T. & Gauggel, S. (eds.): Neuropsychologie der Schizophrenie, pp. 316-331. Heidelberg: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-540-71146-9
  6. Green, A., Straube, B. & Kircher, (2008). Sprachverständnis – Bildgebung. In: Kircher, T. & Gauggel, S. (eds.): Neuropsychologie der Schizophrenie, pp. 332-347. Heidelberg: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-540-71146-9

Other publications

 

 

  1. Straube, B., & Kircher, T. (2012). Genetische und bildgebende Befunde bei Panikstörung und Schizophrenie. NeuroAktuell. Westmeyer Verlag. 5/2012.

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