CV Benjamin Straube

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:                    Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube

Nationality:          German

Age:                        38

Children:                2 (2 years and 4 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: 78
    • As first author: 21 (including 4 shared authorships)
    • As last author: 22 (including 3 shared authorships)
  • Impact factor (sum): 395.096
    • As first author: 79.167 (shared authorships, divided by number of authors)
    • As last author: 94.684 (shared authorships, divided by number of authors)
  • Citations: 1289 Scopus, 1925 Google Scholar
  • H-Index: 21 Scopus, 25 Google Scholar

 

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)

 

Link to other webpages

Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

  1. Schülke, R., & Straube, B. (2019). Transcranial direct current stimulation improves semantic speech-gesture matching in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder. Schizophrenia Bulletin. IF: 6.944
  2. Nagels, A., Kircher, T., Grosvald, M., Steines, M., & Straube, B. (accepted). Evidence for gesture-speech mismatch detection impairments in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research. IF: 2.223
  3. Acosta, H., Straube, B., & Kircher, T. (2018). Schizotypy and mentalizing: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.11.012 IF: 2.888
  4. 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. (2018). The impact of depressive comorbidity on neural plasticity following cognitive-behavioral therapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Affective Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JAD.2018.11.026 IF: 3.786
  5. 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. IF: 6.559
  6. Seeger, F., Yang, Y., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Höfler, M., Wittchen, H.-U., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Gerlach, A.L., Pfleiderer, B., Arolt, V., Hamm, A., Lang, T., Alpers, G.W., Fydrich, T., & Lueken, U. (accepted) Clinical and neurofunctional substrates of cognitive behavioral therapy on secondary social anxiety disorder in primary panic disorder: a longitudinal fMRI study. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics (Letter to the Editor), IF: 13.122
  7. 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. https://doi.org/10.1159/000493146 IF: 13.122
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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. (accepted). A functional genetic variation of SLC6A2 repressor hsa-miR-579-3p upregulates sympathetic noradrenergic processes of fear and anxiety. Translational Psychiatry. (JCR 2017, 5-year IF: 5.470)
  11. Bitsch, F., Berger, P., Nagels, A., Falkenberg, I., & Straube, B. (2018). Impaired right temporo-parietal junction – hippocampus connectivity in schizophrenia and its relevance for representing other minds. Schiz Bull.
  12. Berger, P., Bitsch, F., Nagels, A., Straube, B., & Falkenberg, I. (accepted). Frontal hypoactivation and alterations in the reward-system during humor processing in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Schizophrenia Research. IF: 3.986
  13. 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 Functioning. IF: 4.698
  14. Bitsch, F., Berger, P., Nagels, A., Falkenberg, I., & Straube, B. (accepted). The role of the right temporo-parietal junction in social decision-making. Human Brain Mapping. DOI: 1002/hbm.24061 IF: 4.530
  15. Via, E., Fullana, M.A., Goldberg, X., Martinez-Zalacain, I., Soriano-Mas, C., Davey, C.G., Menchón, J.M., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Pujol, J., Cardoner, N., & Harrison, B.J. (accepted). Deficient ventromedial prefrontal cortex activity characterizes pathological worry in generalized anxiety disorder. British Journal of Psychiatry. IF: 6.347
  16. He, Y., Steines, M., Sammer, G., Nagels, A., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (accepted). Action-related speech modulates beta oscillations during observation of tool-use gestures. Brain Topography IF: 3.394
  17. Krautheim, J.*, Straube, B.*, Dannlowski, U., Pyka, M., Schneider-Hassloff, H., Drexler, R., Krug, A., Sommer, J., Rietschel, M., Witt, S.H., Kircher, T. (accepted). Outgroup emotion processing in the vACC is modulated by childhood trauma and CACNA1C risk variant. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsy004 IF=3.937 *contributed equally
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Berger, P., Bitsch, F., Nagels, A., Straube, B., & Falkenberg, I. (2017). Personality modulates amygdala and insula connectivity during humor appreciation: an event-related fMRI study. Social Neuroscience, 17470919.2017.1403375. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2017.1403375 IF: 2.255
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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: 8.299
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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: 6.078
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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: 8.580
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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: 13.747
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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. Biol. Psychiatry, 73(1), 93-101. IF: 9.472
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. Straube, B., & Chatterjee, A. (2010). Space and time in perceptual causality. Frontiers in Human Neurosciences 4, 28. IF: 1.940
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. 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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