CV Benjamin Straube

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:                    Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube

Nationality:          German

Age:                        39

Children:                3 (0 years, 3 years and 5 years).

Childcare period:   April – November 2015, October – November 2016, July – November 2017, January – February 2020

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

2016-2021              Heisenberg-Professorship from the German Research Foundation

2019                       Hans-Heimann supervisor award of the German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (DGPPN; 1000 €) together with Florian Bitsch (5000 €)

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.

04/2020-04/2023: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): Dissecting the neurobiology of anxiety across diagnostic categories – the extension of the Marburg/Münster affective disorders cohort study (MACS) regarding anxiety disorders (DA 1151/11-1 | KI 588/22-1 | STR 1146/18-1) PIs: Udo Dannlowski, Tilo Kircher, Benjamin Straube

04/2020 – 04/2022: Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH. Kooperationsvertrag, 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 (100.000 €)

04/2020 – 04/2023:  Funding by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Title: The neural correlates of action-perception coupling in schizophrenia: Impaired recalibration and cross-modal transfer of forward model predictions (Project number: STR 1146/9-2). PI: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Straube

09/2019-09/2021:  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Heisenberg Professorship, Translational neuroimaging: From the fundamentals of perception and action towards a better understanding of psychiatric disorders (Project number: STR 1146/15-1). PI: Prof. Dr. 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: 98
    • As first author: 21 (including 5 shared authorships)
    • As last author: 34 (including 6 shared authorships)
  • Impact factor (sum): 489.312
    • As first author: 79.167 (shared authorships, divided by number of authors)
    • As last author: 140.777 (shared authorships, divided by number of authors)
  • Citations: 1757 Scopus, 2700 Google Scholar
  • H-Index: 23 Scopus, 29 Google Scholar

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Supervision of PhD students:

  • Total number: 14 (see https://tnm-lab.com/people/)
  • Successful PhD students: 9 (Dr.med. Johannes Blos, Dr.rer.nat. Kim Wende, Dr.med. Lea Meyer, Dr.rer.nat. Yunbo Yang, Dr.rer.nat. Philipp Berger, Dr.rer.nat. Florian Bitsch, Dr.med. Rasmus Schülke, Dr.med. Simon Benjamin Schmalenbach, Dr.rer.med Paulina Cuevas)

 

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Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

  1. Riedl, L., Nagels, A., Sammer, G., & Straube, B. (2020). A multimodal speech-gesture training intervention for patients with schizophrenia and its neural underpinnings – the study protocol of a randomized controlled pilot trial. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 110. https://doi.org/10.3389/FPSYT.2020.00110 IF: 2.849
  2. 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 IF: 4.421
  3. Kunas, S.L., Hilbert, K., Yang, Y., Richter, J., Hamm, A., Wittmann, A., Ströhle, A., Pfleiderer, B., Martin J. Herrmann, M.J., Lang, T., Lotze, M., Deckert, J., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Gerlach, A.L., & Lueken, U. (accepted). The modulating impact of cigarette smoking on brain structure in panic disorder: a voxel-based morphometry study. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience. IF: 3.571
  4. Berking, A.-C., Thiel, C., Schiele, M.A., Baumann, C., Kalisch, R., Notzen, S., Zwanzger, P., Pané-Farré, C.A., Hamm, A., Alpers, G.W., Fydrich, T., Fehm, L., Gerlach, A.L., Straube, B., Kircher, T., Rief, W., Plag, J., Ströhle, A., Lang, T., Wittchen, H.-U., Arolt, V., Romanos, M., Pauli, P., Reif, A., Deckert, J., Domschke, K., Weber, H. (2020). An investigation of genetic variability of DNA methyltransferases DNMT3A and 3B does not provide evidence for a major role in the pathogenesis of panic disorder and dimensional anxiety phenotypes. J. Neural Transm. 1–11. doi:10.1007/s00702-020-02206-x IF: 3.505
  5. Suffel, A., Nagels, A., Steines, M., Kircher, T., & Straube, B. (2020). Feeling addressed! The neural processing of social communicative cues in patients with major depression. Human Brain Mapping IF: 4.554
  6. 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
  7. Hollandt, M., Wroblewski, A., Yang, Y., Ridderbusch, I.C., Kircher, T., Hamm, A.O., Straube, B., & Richter, J. (accepted). Facilitating translational science in anxiety disorders by adjusting extinction training in the laboratory to exposure-based therapy procedures (accepted). Translational Psychiatry. IF: 5.182
  8. Uhlmann, L., Pazen, M., van Kemenade, B., Steisträter, O., Harris, L.R., Kircher, T. & Straube, B. (2020). 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 IF: 4.554
  9. 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
  10. Krautheim, J.T., Steines, M., Dannlowski, U., Neziroğlu, G., Acosta, H., Sommer, J., Straube, B.* & Kircher, T.* (2020). Emotion specific neural activation for the production and perception of facial expressions. Cortex accepted. *contributed equally
  11. Wroblewski, A., He, Y., & Straube, B. (accepted). Dynamic Causal Modelling suggests impaired effective connectivity in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders during gesture-speech integration. Schizophrenia Research IF: 4.569
  12. 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
  13. Kircher, T., Krautheim, J., & Straube, B. (accepted). Automatic outgroup categorisation and limbic brain activation: a mechanism underlying psychosis risk in migrants and city dwellers. Schizophrenia Research. IF: 4.569
  14. Steines, M., Krautheim, J.T., Neziroğlu, G., Kircher, T. & Straube, B. (accepted). Conflicting group memberships modulate neural activation in an emotional production-perception network. Cortex, Special issue: Understanding others IF: 4.275
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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.
  25. 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
  26. Acosta, H., Straube, B., & Kircher, T. (2019). Schizotypy and mentalizing: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 124(2019), 299-310. IF: 2.888
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. 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
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. 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
  78. 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
  79. 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
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. 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
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. 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
  88. 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
  89. 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
  90. 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
  91. 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
  92. 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
  93. Straube, B., & Chatterjee, A. (2010). Space and time in perceptual causality. Frontiers in Human Neurosciences 4, IF: 1.940
  94. 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
  95. 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
  96. 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
  97. 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
  98. 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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Molecular Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Schizophrenia Bulletin, Human Brain Mapping, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, NeuroImage, Cortex, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Journal of Cognitive Neurosciences, Schizophrenia Research, Neuropsychologia, PlosONE, Psychiatry Research: Imaging, Brain and Language, Journal of Affective Disorders, Neuroscience Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychology, Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

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