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Fischer, C., Kaiser, J. & Bledowski, C. (2024). A direct neural signature of serial dependence in working memory. eLife,


Czoschke, S., Peters, B., Kaiser, J. & Bledowski, C. (2023). Interference between items stored for distinct tasks in visual working memory. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 85, 1461–1473.
Deutsch, P., Czoschke, S., Fischer, C., Kaiser, J. & Bledowski, C. (2023). Decoding of working memory contents in auditory cortex is not distractor-resistant. Journal of Neuroscience, 43(18):3284–3293.
Schmidt-Kassow, M. & Kaiser, J. (2023). The brain in motion — cognitive effects of simultaneous motor activity. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 17, 1127310.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., White, T.-N., Abel, C. & Kaiser, J. (2023). Pre-stimulus beta power varies as a function of auditory-motor synchronization and temporal predictability. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 17, 1128197.


Gehrig, J., Bergmann, H. J., Fadai Motlagh, L. Y., Soydas, D., Buschenlange, C., Naumer, M. J., Kaiser, J., Frisch, S., Behrens, M., Förch, C. & Yalachkov, Y. (2022). Visual search in naturalistic scenes reveals impaired cognitive processing speed in multiple sclerosis. Frontiers in Neurology, 13, 838178.
Iotzov, V., Saulin, A., Kaiser, J., Han, S. & Hein, G. (2022). Financial incentives facilitate stronger neural computation of prosocial decisions in lower empathic adult females. Soc Neurosci, 17, 441-461..
Saulin, A., Horn, U., Lotze, M., Kaiser, J. & Hein, G. (2022). The neural computation of human prosocial choices in complex motivational states. Neuroimage, , 247, 118827.
Weise, K., Numssen, O., Kalloch, B. Zier, A. L., Thischler, A., Haueisen, J., Hardwigsen, G. & Knösche, T. R. (2022). Precise motor mapping with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Nature Protocols.


Chan, J. S., Wibral, M., Stawowsky, C., Brandl, M., Helbling, S., Naumer, M. J., Kaiser, J., Wollstadt, P. (2021). Predictive coding over the lifespan: Increased reliance on perceptual priors in older adults – a magnetoencephalography and dynamic causal modelling study. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 13, 631599.
Czoschke, S., Fischer, C., Bahador, T., Bledowski, C. , Kaiser, J. (2021). Decoding concurrent representations of pitch and location in auditory working memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(21):4658–4666.
Czoschke, S., Henschke, S. & Lange, E. B. (2021). On-item fixations during serial encoding do not affect spatial working memory. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.
Erhart, M., Czoschke, S., Fischer, C., Bledowski, C., Kaiser, J. (2021). Decoding spatial versus non-spatial processing in auditory working memory. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 15, 637877.
Peters, B., Kaiser, J., Rahm, B., Bledowski C. (2021). Object-based attention prioritizes working memory contents at a theta rhythm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 150, 6, 1250–1256.


Botvinik-Nezer, R., Holzmeister, F., [...] Czoschke, S., [...] & Schonberg, T. (2020) Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams. Nature, 582, 84-88.
Fischer, C., Czoschke, S., Peters, B., Rahm, B., Kaiser, J., Bledowski, C. (2020). Context information supports serial dependence of multiple visual objects across memory episodes. Nature Communications, 11, 1932. , DOI: See also Goethe University press release [English][German].
Härter, M., Ditzen, B., Fabry, G., Kaiser, J., Schut, C., Kropp, P., von dem Knesebeck, O., Dragano, N., Richter, M. & Bremer, D. (2020). Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie im Wandel – Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven der beiden Fächer in Deutschland. Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie, 70, 205 - 211.
Mayer, J. S., Korinth, S., Peters, B., & Fiebach, C. J. (2020). An electrophysiological dissociation of encoding versus maintenance failures in visual-spatial working memory. Frontiers in Psychology, 11: 522.
Moliadze, V., Brodski-Guerniero, A., Schütz, M., Siemann, J., Lyzhko, E., Schlitt, S., Kitzerow, J., Langer, A., Kaiser, J., Naumer, M., Wibral, M., Chan, J., Freitag, C. M. & Siniatchkin, M. (2020). Significance of beta-band oscillations in Autism Spectrum Disorder during motor response inhibition tasks: an MEG study. Brain Topography, 33, 355-374.
Theves, S., Chan, J. S., Naumer, M. J. & Kaiser, J. (2020). Improving audio-visual temporal perception through training enhances beta-band activity. Neuroimage, 206, 116312.
Souza, A. S., Czoschke, S., & Lange, E. B. (2020). Gaze-based and attention-based rehearsal in spatial working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 46, 980-1003.


Czoschke, S., Fischer, C., Beitner, J., Kaiser, J. & Bledowski, C. (2019). Two types of serial dependence in visual working memory. British Journal of Psychology, 110, 256-267. DOI: 10.1111/bjop.12349
Czoschke, S., Henschke, S., & Lange, E. B. (2019). On-item fixations during serial encoding do not affect spatial working memory. Attention Perception and Psychophysics, 81, 2766-2787.
Czoschke, S., Peters, B., Rahm, B., Kaiser, J., Bledowski, C. (2019). Visual objects interact differently during encoding and memory maintenance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. DOI: 10.1111/bjop.12349
Kaiser, J., Dietrich, J., Amiri, M., Rüschel, I., Akbaba, H., Hantke, N., Fliessbach, K., Senf, B., Solbach, C. & Bledowski, C. (2019). Cognitive performance and psychological distress in breast cancer patients at disease onset. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 2584.
Lei, J., Conradi, N., Abel, C., Frisch, S., Brodski-Guerniero, A., Hildner, M., Kell, C. A., Kaiser, J. & Schmidt-Kassow, M. (2019). Cognitive effects of rhythmic auditory stimulation in Parkinson’s disease: A P300 study. Brain Research, 1716, 70-79.
Peters, B., Rahm, B., Kaiser, J. & Bledowski, C. (2019). Differential trajectories of memory quality and guessing across sequential reports from working memory. Journal of Vision, 19(7):3, 1–14. DOI: 10.1167/19.7.3
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Thöne, K. & Kaiser, J. (2019). Auditory-motor coupling affects phonetic encoding. Brain Research, 1716, 39-49.
Schmidt-Kassow, M. & Debener, S. (2019). Editorial: Brain in motion. Brain Research, 1716, 1-2.
Yalachkov, Y., Bergmann, H. J., Soydas, D., Buschenlange, C., Fadai Motlagh, L. Y., Naumer, M. J., Kaiser, J., Frisch, S., Behrens, M., Förch, C. & Gehrig, J. (2019). Cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis is reflected by increased susceptibility to the sound-induced flash illusion. Frontiers in Neurology, 10, 373.


Brodski-Guerniero, A., Naumer, M. J., Moliadze, V., Chan, J. S., Althen, H., Ferreira-Santos, F., Schlitt, S., Kitzerow, J., Schütz, M., Langer, A., Kaiser, J., Freitag, C. M. & Wibral, M. (2018). Predictable information in neural signals during resting state is reduced in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Human Brain Mapping, 39, 3227–3240.
Kaiser, J. (2018). Wahrnehmung. In: R. Deinzer & O. von dem Knesebeck (Hrsg.), Online Lehrbuch der Medizinischen Psychologie und Medizinischen Soziologie. Berlin: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House. DOI: 10.5680/olmps000007
Peters B., Rahm B., Czoschke S., Barnes C., Kaiser J., Bledowski C. (2018). Sequential whole report accesses different states in visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 44, 588-603.
Wolf, K., Galeano Weber, E., van den Bosch, J. F. J., Volz, S., Nöth, U., Deichmann, R., Naumer, M. J., Pfeiffer, T. & Fiebach, C. J. (2018). Neurocognitive Development of the Resolution of Selective Visuo-Spatial Attention: Functional MRI Evidence From Object Tracking. Frontiers in Psychology. 9:1106.


Isik, A. I., Naumer, M. J., Kaiser, J., Buschenlange, C., Wiesmann, S., Czoschke, S. & Yalachkov, Y. (2017). Automatized smoking-related action schemata are reflected by reduced fMRI activity in sensorimotor brain regions of smokers. Neuroimage: Clinical, 15, 753-760.
Kaiser J., Rieder M., Abel C., Peters B., Bledowski C. (2017). Pre-encoding gamma-band activity during auditory working memory. Scientific Reports, 7, 42599.
Kurtz, P., Shapcott, K. A., Kaiser, J., Schmiedt, J. T. & Schmid, M. C. (2017). The influence of endogenous and exogenous spatial attention on decision confidence. Scientific Reports, 7, 6431.
Polyakova, M., Schlögl, H., Sacher, J., Schmidt-Kassow, M., Kaiser, J., Stumvoll, M., Kratzsch, J. & Schroeter, M. L. (2017). Stability of BDNF in human samples stored up to 6 months and correlations of serum and EDTA-plasma concentrations. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 18, 1189.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J. & Naumer, M. J. (2017). Functional reorganization of reward- and habit-related brain networks in addiction. In R. R. Watson and S. Zibadi (Eds.), Addictive substances and neurological disease (S. 193-200). London: Elsevier.


Chan, J. S., Langer, A. & Kaiser, J. (2016). Temporal integration of multisensory stimuli in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A predictive coding perspective. Journal of Neural Transmission, 123, 917-923.
Conradi, N., Abel, C., Frisch, S., Kell, C., Kaiser, J. & Schmidt-Kassow, M. (2016). Actively but not passively synchronized motor activity amplifies predictive timing. Neuroimage, 139, 211-217.
Galeano Weber, E. M., Peters, B., Hahn, T., Bledowski, C. & Fiebach, C. J. (2016). Superior intraparietal sulcus controls the variability of visual working memory precision. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 5623-5635.
Dietrich, J. & Kaiser, J. (2016). Cancer, chemotherapy and cognitive dysfunction. US Neurology, 12, 43–45.
Hötting, K., Schickert, N., Kaiser, J., Röder, B. & Schmidt-Kassow, M. (2016). Effects of acute physical exercise on memory, peripheral BDNF, and cortisol in young adults. Neural Plasticity, 6860573.
Kaiser, J. & Brosch, M. (2016). Neural correlates of auditory working memory (Editorial). Brain Research, 1640, 181-182.
Peters, B., Bledowski, C., Rieder, M. & Kaiser, J. (2016). Recurrence of task set-related MEG signal patterns during auditory working memory. Brain Research, 1640, 232-242.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Wilkinson, D., Denby, E. & Ferguson, H. & (2016). Synchronised vestibular signals increase the P300 event-related potential elicited by auditory oddballs. Brain Research, 1648, 224-231.
Walter, C., Oertel, B. G., Felden, L., Kell, C. A., Nöth, U., Vermehren, J., Kaiser, J., Deichmann, R. & Lötsch, J. (2016). Brain mapping-based model of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol effects on connectivity in the pain matrix. Neuro Psychopharmacology , 41, 1659-1669.


Brodski, A., Paasch, G.-F., Helbling, S.& Wibral, M. (2015). The faces of predictive coding. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 8997-9006.
Chan, J. S., Kaiser, J., Brandl, M. , Matura, S., Prvulovic, D., Hogan, M. J. & Naumer, M. J.(2015). Expanded temporal binding windows in people with mild cognitive impairment. Current Alzheimer Research, 12, 61-68.
Dietrich, J., Prust, M. & Kaiser, J.(2015). Chemotherapy, cognitive impairment and hippocampal toxicity. Neuroscience, 309, 224-232.
Helbling, S., Teki, S., Callaghan, M. F., Sedley, W., Mohammadi, S., Griffiths, T. D., Weiskopf, N. & Barnes, G. R. (2015). Structure predicts function: Combining non-invasive electrophysiology with in-vivo histology. Neuroimage, 108, 377-385.
Kaiser, J.(2015). Dynamics of auditory working memory. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 613.
Kotz, S. & Schmidt-Kassow, M.(2015). Basal ganglia contribution to rule expectancy and temporal predictability in speech. Cortex, 68, 48-60.
Linkersdörfer, J., Jurcoane, A., Lindberg, S., Kaiser, J., Hasselhorn, J., Fiebach, C. J. & Lonnemann, J. (2015). The association between gray matter volume and reading proficiency: A longitudinal study of beginning readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 308-318.
Peters, B., Kaiser, J., Rahm, B.& Bledowski, C.(2015). Activity in human visual and parietal cortex reveals object-based attention in working memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 3360-3369.
See Goethe University press release [ English] [ German].
Roncaglia-Denissen, M. P., Schmidt-Kassow, M., Heine, A., & Kotz, S. A. (2015). On the impact of L2 speech rhythm on syntactic ambiguity resolution. Second Language Research, 31, 157-178.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J., Doehrmann, O.& Naumer, M. J.(2015). Enhanced visuo-haptic integration for the non-dominant hand. Brain Research, 1614, 75-85.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2015). The role of sensory and motor brain regions in drug cue reactivity. In: S. Wilson (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Addiction (S. 175-194). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.


Chan, J. S. & Naumer, M. J.(2014). Explaining autism spectrum disorders: Central coherence versus predictive coding theories. Journal of Neurophysiology, 112, 2669-2671.
Chan, J. S., van den Bosch, J. J. F., Theves, S., Hardt, S., Pflanz, P., Lötsch, J., Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2014). Synaesthesia or vivid imagery? A single case fMRI study of visually induced olfactory perception. Multisensory Research, 27, 225-246.
Jasinska, A. J., Stein, E. A., Kaiser, J., Naumer, M. J.& Yalachkov, Y.(2014). Factors modulating neural reactivity to drug cues in addiction: A survey of human neuroimaging studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 38, 1-16.
Kaiser, J., Bledowski, C.& Dietrich, J. (2014). Neural correlates of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment. Cortex, 54, 33-50.
Kaiser, J.& Dietrich, J. (2014). Challenges in research on the neural basis of "chemobrain". Translational Neuroscience, 5, 222-225.
Levitan, C. A., Ren, J., Woods, A. T., Boesveldt, S., Chan, J. S., McKenzie, K. J., Dodson, M., Levin, J. A., Leong, C. X. R. & van den Bosch, J. J. F.(2014). Cross-cultural color-odor associations. PLoS One, 9, e101651.
Rahm, B., Kaiser, J., Unterrainer, J. M., Simon, J.& Bledowski, C.(2014). fMRI characterization of visual working memory recognition. Neuroimage, 90, 413-422.
Rivolta, D., Castellanos, N., Stawowsky, C., Helbling, S., Wibral, M., Grützner, C., Koethe, D., Birkner, K., Kranaster, L., Enning, F., Singer, W., Leweke, F. M. & Uhlhaas, P. (2014). Source-reconstruction of event-related fields reveals hyper- and hypofunction of cortical circuits in antipsychotic-naïve, first episode schizophrenia patients during Mooney-face processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 5909-5917.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Zink, N., Mock, J., Thiel, C., Vogt, L., Abel, C.& Kaiser, J.(2014). Treadmill walking during vocabulary encoding improves verbal long-term memory. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 10, 24.
Wittekindt, A., Kaiser, J.& Abel, C.(2014). Attentional modulation of the inner ear: A combined otoacoustic emission and EEG study. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 9995-10002.
Yalachkov, Y., Naumer, M. J.& Plyushteva, A. (2014). The compulsive habit of cars. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 227-228.


Ellmeier, T. M., Tertel, K., Dias, N. R. & Tandon, N. (2013). Mapping subcortical connectivity related to cortical gamma and theta oscillations. Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium, 2012 IEEE, doi: 10.1109/SPMB.2012.6469452.
Obermeier, C., Menninghaus, W., von Koppenfels, M., Raettig, T., Schmidt-Kassow, M., Otterbein, S., & Kotz, S. A. E. (2013). Aesthetic and emotional effects of meter and rhyme in poetry. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 10.
Roncaglia-Denissen, M. P., Schmidt-Kassow, M., Heine, A., Vuust, P. & Kotz, S. A. E. (2013). Enhanced musical rhythmic perception in Turkish early and late learners of German. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 645.
Roncaglia-Denissen, M. P., Schmidt-Kassow, M.& Kotz, S. A. E. (2013). Speech rhythm facilitates syntactic ambiguity resolution: ERP evidence. PLoS One, 8, e56000.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Deusser, M., Thiel, C., Otterbein, S., Montag, C., Reuter, M., Banzer, W. & Kaiser, J.(2013). Physical exercise during encoding improves vocabulary learning in young female adults: A neuroendocrinological study. PLoS One, 8, e64172.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Heinemann, L. V., Abel, C.& Kaiser, J.(2013). Auditory-motor synchronization facilitates attention allocation. Neuroimage, 82, 101-106.
Senf, B.& Kaiser, J.(2013). Brustkrebs als Auslöser von psychosozialen Belastungen, Angst und Depression sowie Angebote, Methoden und Effekte psychoonkologischer Interventionen. In: D. Nittel & A. Seltrecht (Eds.), Krankheit: Lernen im Ausnahmezustand? Brustkrebs und Herzinfarkt aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive (pp. 389-398). Heidelberg: Springer.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J., Görres, A., Seehaus, A.& Naumer, M. J.(2013). Sensory modality of smoking cues modulates neural cue reactivity. Psychopharmacology, 225, 461-471.


Althen, H., Wittekindt, A., Gaese, B. Kössl, M. & Abel, C.(2012). Effect of contralateral pure tone stimulation on distortion emissions suggests a frequency specific functioning of the efferent cochlear control. Journal of Neurophysiology, 107, 1962–1969.
Bledowski, C., Kaiser, J., Wibral, M., Yildiz-Erzberger, K.& Rahm, B.(2012). Separable neuronal bases for subprocesses of recognition in working memory. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 1950-1958.
Chan, J. S., Maguinness, C., Lisiecka, D., Setti, A., & Newell, F. N. (2012). Evidence for crossmodal interactions across depth on target localisation performance in a spatial array. Perception, 41, 757-773.
Friese, U., Rahm, B., Hassler, U., Kaiser, J.& Gruber, T. (2012). Repetition suppression and effects of familiarity on BOLD signal and gammaband activity. Neuroreport , 23, 757-761.
Hogan, M. J., Kenney, J. P. M., Roche, R. A. P., Keane, M. A., Moore, J. L., Kaiser, J., Lai, R. & Upton, M. (2012). Behavioural and electrophysiological effects of visual paired associate context manipulations during encoding and recognition in younger adults, older adults and older cognitively declined adults. Experimental Brain Research, 216, 621-633.
Hogan, M. J., Kilmartin, L., Keane, M., Collins, P., Staff, R., Kaiser, J., Lai, R. & Upton, N. (2012). Electrophysiological entropy in younger adults, older controls and older cognitively declined adults. Brain Research, 1445, 1-10.
Holle, H., Obermeier, C., Schmidt-Kassow, M., Friederici, A. D., Ward, J. & Gunter, T. C. (2012). Gesture facilitates the syntactic analysis of speech. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 74.
Kotz, S. A., Rothermich, K. & Schmidt-Kassow, M.(2012). Sentence comprehension in healthy and brain-damaged populations. In M. Faust (Ed.), Advances in the neural substrates of language: Towards a synthesis of basic science and clinical research, vol. 2.: Language processing in the brain: Special populations. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
Otterbein, S., Abel, C., Heinemann, L. V., Kaiser, J.& Schmidt-Kassow, M.(2012). P3b reflects periodicity in linguistic sequences. PLoS One, 7, e51419.
Rothermich, K., Schmidt-Kassow, M.& Kotz, S. A. (2012). Rhythm’s gonna get you: Regular meter facilitates semantic sentence processing. Neuropsychologia, 50, 232-244.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Schädle, S., Otterbein, S., Thiel, C., Doehring, A., Lötsch, J. & Kaiser, J.(2012). Kinetics of serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor following low-intensity versus high-intensity physical exercise in men and women. Neuroreport, 23, 889-893.
Walther, A. & van den Bosch, J. J.(2012). FOSE: A framework for open science evaluation. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 6, 32. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2012.00032.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J., Görres, A., Seehaus, A.& Naumer, M. J.(2012). Smoking experience modulates the cortical integration of vision and haptics. Neuroimage, 59, 547–555.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2012). Functional neuroimaging studies in addiction: Multisensory drug stimuli and neural cue reactivity. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 36, 825-835.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2012). Routine am Glimmstängel. Gehirn & Geist, Januar/Februar 2012, 68-71.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J., Roeper, J. & Naumer, M. J.(2012). Neurobiologische und kognitive Grundlagen der Sucht. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 60, 217-224.


Altmann, C. F., Klein, C., Heinemann, L. V., Wibral, M., Gaese, B. H. & Kaiser, J.(2011). Repetition of complex frequency-modulated sweeps enhances neuromagnetic responses in the human auditory cortex. Hearing Research, 282, 216-224.
Fusser, F., Linden, D. E. J., Rahm, B., Hampel, H., Haenschel, C. & Mayer, J. S. (2011). Common capacity-limited neural mechanisms of selective attention and spatial working memory encoding. European Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 827–838.
Heinemann, L. V., Kaiser, J.& Altmann, C. F.(2011). Auditory repetition enhancement at short interstimulus intervals for frequency-modulated tones. Brain Research, 1411, 65-75.
Herrmann, C. S. & Kaiser, J.(2011). EEG gamma-band responses reflect human behavior: An overview (Editoral). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 79, 1-2.
Hogan, M. J., Collins, P., Keane, M., Kilmartin, L., Kaiser, J., Lai, R. & Upton, N. (2011). Electroencephalographic coherence, aging, and memory: Distinct responses to background context and stimulus repetition in younger, older, and older declined groups. Experimental Brain Research, 212, 241–255.
Hummel, T., Springborn, M., Croy, I., Kaiser, J.& Lötsch, J. (2011). High pain sensitivity is distinct from high susceptibility to non-painful sensory input at threshold level. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 80, 69-74.
Kaller, C. P., Rahm, B., Spreer, J., Weiller, C. & Unterrainer, J. M. (2011). Dissociable contributions of left and right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in planning. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 307-317.
Naumer, M. J., van den Bosch, J., Wibral, M., Kohler, A., Singer, W., Kaiser, J., van de Ven, V. & Muckli, L. F. (2011). Investigating human audio-visual object perception with a combination of hypothesis-generating and hypothesis-testing fMRI analysis tools. Experimental Brain Research, 213, 309-320.
Neumann, K., Holler-Zittlau, I., van Minnen, S., Sick, U., Zaretsky, Y.& Euler, H. A. (2011). Katzengoldstandards in der Sprachstandserfassung. HNO, 59, 97–109.
Rieder, M.K., Rahm, B., Williams, J. D. & Kaiser, J.(2011). Human gamma-band activity and behavior. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 79, 39-48.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Roncaglia-Denissen, P. M. & Kotz, S. A. (2011). Why pitch sensitivity matters: Event-related potential evidence of metric and syntactic violation detection among Spanish late learners of German. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 131. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00131.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Rothermich, K., Schwartze, M. & Kotz, S. A. (2011). Did you get the beat? Late proficient French-German learners extract strong-weak patterns in tonal but not in linguistic sequences. Neuroimage, 54, 568-576.
Schwartze, M., Rothermich, K., Schmidt-Kassow, M.& Kotz, S. A. (2011). Temporal regularity effects on pre-attentive and attentive processing of deviance. Biological Psychology, 87, 146-151.
Wibral, M., Bledowski, C.& Turi, G. (2011). Integration of separately recorded EEG/MEG. In: M. Ullsperger & S. Debener (Eds.), Simultaneous EEG and fMRI: Recording, analysis, and application (pp. 209-234). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Wibral, M., Rahm, B., Rieder, M., Lindner, M., Vicente, R. & Kaiser, J.(2011). Transfer entropy in magnetoencephalographic data: Quantifying information flow in cortical and cerebellar networks. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 105, 80-97.
Yalachkov, Y.& Naumer, M. J.(2011). Involvement of action-related brain regions in nicotine addiction. Journal of Neurophysiology, 106, 1-3.


Altmann, C. F., Gomes de Oliveira Jr., C., Heinemann, L.& Kaiser, J.(2010). Processing of spectral and amplitude envelope of animal vocalizations in the human auditory cortex. Neuropsychologia, 48, 2824-2832.
Bledowski, C., Kaiser, J.& Rahm, B.(2010). Basic operations in working memory: Contributions from functional imaging studies. Behavioural Brain Research, 214, 172-179.
Collins, P., Hogan, M. J., Kilmartin, L., Keane, M., Kaiser, J.& Fischer, K. (2010). Electroencephalographic coherence and learning: Distinct patterns of change during word learning and figure learning tasks. Mind, Brain, and Education, 4, 208-218.
Doehrmann, O., Weigelt, S., Altmann, C. F., Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2010). Audiovisual functional magnetic resonance imaging adaptation reveals multisensory integration effects in object-related sensory cortices. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 3370-3379.
Euler, H. A., Holler-Zittlau, I., Minnen, S., Sick, U., Dux, W., Zaretsky, Y.& Neumann, K. (2010). Psychometrische Gütekriterien eines Kurztests zur Erfassung des Sprachstands 4-jähriger Kinder. HNO, 58, 1116-1123.
Heinemann, L. V.& Heinemann, T. (2010). ‘Optimise your brain!’ – Popular science and its social implications. BioSocieties, 5, 291-294.
Heinemann, L. V., Rahm, B., Kaiser, J., Gaese, B. H. & Altmann, C. F.(2010). Repetition enhancement for frequency-modulated but not unmodulated sounds: A human MEG study. PLoS One, 5, e15548.
Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2010). Cortical oscillations and multisensory interactions in humans. In: M. J. Naumer& J. Kaiser(Eds.), Multisensory object perception in the primate brain (pp. 71-82). New York: Springer.
Naumer, M. J.& Kaiser, J.(2010). Multisensory object perception in the primate brain. New York: Springer.
Naumer, M. J.& Kaiser, J.(2010). General introduction. In: M. J. Naumer& J. Kaiser(Eds.), Multisensory object perception in the primate brain (pp. 1-4). New York: Springer.
Naumer, M. J., Ratz, L., Yalachkov, Y., Polony, A., Doehrmann, O., van de Ven, V., Müller, N. G., Kaiser, J.& Hein, G. (2010). Visuohaptic convergence in a corticocerebellar network. European Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 1730–1736.
Naumer, M. J., van den Bosch, J. J. F., Polony, A.& Kaiser, J.(2010). Multisensory functional magnetic resonance imaging. In: M. J. Naumer& J. Kaiser(Eds.), Multisensory object perception in the primate brain (pp. 83-92). New York: Springer.
Rothermich, K., Schmidt-Kassow, M., Schwartze, M. & Kotz, S. A. (2010). Event-related potential responses to metric violations: rules versus meaning. Neuroreport, 21, 580–584.
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Kulka, A., Gunter, T., Rothermich, K. & Kotz, S. A. (2010). Exercising during learning improves vocabulary acquisition: Behavioral and ERP evidence. Neuroscience Letters, 482, 40-44.
Senf, B., Brandt, H., Dignass, A., Kleinschmidt, R. & Kaiser, J.(2010). Psychosocial distress in acute cancer patients assessed with an expert rating scale. Supportive Care in Cancer, 18, 957-965.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2010). Sensory and motor aspects of addiction. Behavioural Brain Research, 207, 215-222.


Altmann, C. F., Wilczek, E.& Kaiser, J.(2009). Processing of auditory location changes after horizontal head rotation. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 13074-13078.
Bledowski, C., Rahm, B.& Rowe, J. B. (2009). What 'works' in working memory? Separate systems for selection and updating of critical information. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 13735-13741.
Doehrmann, O.(2009). Objects, meaning, and the brain. Maastricht: Universitaire Pers Maastricht.
Heinemann, L., Kleinschmidt, A. & Müller, N. G. (2009). Exploring BOLD changes during spatial attention in non-stimulated visual cortex. PLoS One, 4, e5560.
Kaiser, J.& Birbaumer, N. (2009). Pioneer in EEG/MEG research: A tribute to Werner Lutzenberger. Journal of NeuroscienceMethods, 183, 5-8.
Kaiser, J.& Lutzenberger, W. (2009). Cortical gamma-band activity during auditory processing: Evidence from human magnetoencephalography studies. In C. Hölscher & M. Munk (Eds.), Information processing by neuronal populations (pp. 363-384). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Kaiser, J., Lutzenberger, W., Decker, C., Wibral, M. & Rahm, B.(2009). Task- and performance-related modulation of domain-specific auditory short-term memory representations in the gamma band. Neuroimage, 46, 1127-1136.
Kaiser, J., Rahm, B.& Lutzenberger, W. (2009). Temporal dynamics of stimulus-specific gamma-band activity components during auditory short-term memory. Neuroimage, 44, 257-264.
Kaller, C. P., Rahm, B., Bolkenius, K. & Unterrainer, J. M. (2009). Eye movements and visuospatial problem solving: Identifying separable phases of complex cognition. Psychophysiology, 46, 818-830.
Kotchoubey, B., Kaiser, J., Bostanov, V., Lutzenberger, W. & Birbaumer N. (2009). Recognition of affective prosody in brain-damaged patients and healthy controls: A neurophysiological study using EEG and whole-head MEG. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 153-167.
Mohr, H. M., Linder, N. S., Linden, D. E. J., Kaiser, J.& Sireteanu, R. (2009). Orientation-specific adaptation to mentally generated lines in human visual cortex. Neuroimage, 47, 384–391.
Muckli, L., Naumer, M. J.& Singer, W. (2009). Bilateral visual field maps in a patient with only one hemisphere. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A., 106, 13034–13039.
Naumer, M. J., Doehrmann, O., Müller, N. G., Muckli, L., Kaiser, J.& Hein, G. (2009). Cortical plasticity of audio-visual object representations. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1641-1653.
Naumer, M. J.& van den Bosch, J. J. F.(2009). Touching sounds: Thalamo-cortical plasticity and the neural basis of multisensory integration. Journal of Neurophysiology, 102, 7-8.
Neumann, K., Keilmann, A., Rosenfeld, J., Schönweiler, R., Zaretsky, Y.& Kiese-Himmel, C. (2009). Sprachentwicklungsstörungen bei Kindern. Leitlinien der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie (gekürzte Fassung). Kindheit und Entwicklung, 18, 222-231.
Wibral, M., Bledowski, C., Kohler, A., Singer, W. & Muckli, L. (2009). The timing of feedback to early visual cortex in the perception of long-range apparent motion. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1567-1582.
Yalachkov, Y., Kaiser, J.& Naumer, M. J.(2009). Brain regions related to tool use and action knowledge reflect nicotine dependence. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 4922-4929.


Altmann, C. F., Henning, M., Döring, M. K.& Kaiser, J.(2008). Effects of feature-selective attention on auditory pattern and location processing. Neuroimage, 41, 69-79.
Altmann, C. F., Nakata, H., Noguchi, Y., Inui, K., Hoshiyama, M., Kaneoke, Y. & Kakigi, R. (2008). Temporal dynamics of adaptation to natural sounds in the human auditory cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 1350-1360.
Doehrmann, O.(2008). Listen to your visual cortex: Effects of occipital transcranial magnetic stimulation on auditory stimulus detection. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 1-2.
Doehrmann, O.& Naumer, M. J.(2008). Semantics and the multisensory brain: How meaning modulates processes of audio-visual integration. Brain Research, 1242, 136-150.
Doehrmann, O., Naumer, M. J., Volz, S., Kaiser, J.& Altmann, C. F.(2008). Probing category selectivity for environmental sounds in the human auditory brain. Neuropsychologia, 46, 2776-2786.
Fuhrmann Alpert, G., Hein, G., Tsai, N., Naumer, M. J.& Knight, R. T. (2008). Temporal characteristics of audio-visual information processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 5344-5349.
Iversen, I. H., Ghanayim, N., Kübler, A., Neumann, N., Birbaumer, N., & Kaiser, J.(2008). A brain-computer interface tool to assess cognitive functions in completely paralyzed patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119, 2214-2223.
Iversen, I. H., Ghanayim, N., Kübler, A., Neumann, N., Birbaumer, N., & Kaiser, J.(2008). Conditional associative learning examined in a paralyzed patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis using brain-computer interface technology. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 4, 53.
Kaiser, J., Heidegger, T.& Lutzenberger, W. (2008). Behavioral relevance of gamma-band activity for short-term memory-based auditory decision making. European Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 3322–3328.
Kaiser, J., Heidegger, T., Wibral, M., Altmann, C. F.& Lutzenberger, W. (2008). Distinct gamma-band components reflect the short-term memory maintenance of different sound lateralization angles. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 2286-2295.
Kaiser, J., Leiberg, S. & Lutzenberger, W. (2008). Cortical gamma-band activity during short-term memory processing in humans. In: N. B. Johansen (Ed.), New research on short-term memory (pp. 401-419). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
Kaiser, J., Rahm, B.& Lutzenberger, W. (2008). Direct contrasts between experimental conditions may yield more focal oscillatory activations than comparing pre- versus post-stimulus responses. Brain Research, 1235, 63-73.
Kaller, C. P., Rahm, B., Spreer, J., Mader, I. & Unterrainer, J. M. (2008). Thinking around the corner: the development of planning abilities. Brain & Cognition, 67, 360-370.
Unterrainer, J. M., Rauss, K., Kaller, C. P., Leonhart, R. & Rahm, B.(2008). Perceived errors and conflicts in complex problem solving. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 30, 816-827.
van de Ven, V., Bledowski, C., Prvulovic, D., Goebel, R., Formisano E., Linden, D. E. J., Di Salle, F. & Esposito, F. (2008). Components of functional connectivity in an active oddball task using self-organizing group-level ICA. Human Brain Mapping, 29, 1450-1461.
Wibral, M., Turi, G., Linden, D. E. J., Kaiser, J.& Bledowski, C.(2008). Decomposition of working memory-related scalp ERPs: Comparison of fMRI-constrained source analysis and ICA. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 67, 200-211.


Altmann, C. F., Bledowski, C., Wibral, M. & Kaiser, J.(2007). Processing of location and pattern changes of natural sounds in the human auditory cortex. Neuroimage, 35, 1192-1200.
Altmann, C. F., Doehrmann, O.& Kaiser, J.(2007). Selectivity for animal vocalizations in the human auditory cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 2601-2608.
Ball, T., Rahm, B., Eickhoff, S. B., Schulze-Bonhage, A., Speck, O. & Mutschler, I. (2007). Response properties of human amygdala subregions: Evidence based on functional MRI combined with probabilistic anatomical maps. PLoS One, 2, e307.
Bledowski, C., Linden, D. E. J., Wibral M. (2007). Combining electrophysiology and functional imaging –different methods for different questions. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 11, 500-502.
Forstmann, B. U., Ridderinkhof, K. R., Kaiser, J.& Bledowski, C.(2007). At your own peril: An ERP study of voluntary task-set selection processes in medial frontal cortex. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, 286-296.
Hein, G., Doehrmann, O., Müller, N. G., Kaiser, J., Muckli, L. & Naumer, M. J.(2007). Object familiarity and semantic congruency modulate responses in cortical audio-visual integration areas. Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 7881-7887.
Jensen, O., Kaiser, J.& Lachaux, J. P. (2007). Human gamma-frequency oscillations associated with attention and memory. Trends in Neurosciences, 30, 317-324.
Kaiser, J., Altmann, C. F., Bledowski, C.& Naumer, M. J.(2007). Praktische Übungen zur Psychophysiologie im Kurs Medizinische Psychologie. GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung, 24, Doc108.
Kaiser, J., Heidegger, T., Wibral, M., Altmann, C. F.& Lutzenberger, W. (2007). Alpha synchronization during auditory spatial short-term memory. Neuroreport, 18, 1129-32.
Kaiser, J., Leiberg, S., Rust, H. & Lutzenberger, W. (2007). Prefrontal gamma-band activity distinguishes between sound durations. Brain Research, 1139, 153-162.
Kaiser, J., Lennert, T. & Lutzenberger, W. (2007). Dynamics of oscillatory activity during auditory decision making. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 2258-2267.
Mayer, J., Bittner, R. A., Nikolic, D., Bledowski, C., Goebel, R. & Linden, D. E. J. (2007). Common neural substrates for visual working memory and attention. Neuroimage, 36, 441–453.
Meienbrock, A., Naumer, M. J., Doehrmann, O., Singer, W. & Muckli, L. (2007). Retinotopic effects during spatial audio-visual integration. Neuropsychologia, 45, 531-539.


Bledowski, C., Cohen Kadosh, K., Wibral, M., Rahm, B., Bittner, R. A., Hoechstetter, K., Scherg, M., Maurer, K., Goebel, R., Linden, D. E. J. (2006). Mental chronometry of working memory retrieval: A combined fMRI and ERP approach. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 821-829.
Bledowski, C.(2006). Quellenlokalisation der P300 mit Hilfe der Kombination von EEG und fMRT. Hochschulpublikationen der J. W. Goethe-Universität. (Dissertation)
Hogan, M., Carolan, L., Roche, R. A. P., Dockree, P. M., Kaiser, J., Bunting, B. P., Robertson, I. H. & Lawlor, B. A. (2006). Electrophysiological and information processing variability predicts memory decrements associated with normal age-related cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease (AD). Brain Research, 1119, 215-226.
Kaiser, J., Hertrich, I., Ackermann, H. & Lutzenberger, W. (2006). Gamma-band activity over early sensory areas predicts detection of changes in audiovisual speech stimuli. Neuroimage, 30, 1376-1382.
Leiberg, S., Kaiser, J.& Lutzenberger, W. (2006). Gamma-band activity dissociates between matching and nonmatching stimulus pairs in an auditory delayed matching-to-sample task. Neuroimage, 30, 1357-1364.
Leiberg, S., Lutzenberger, W. & Kaiser, J.(2006). Effects of memory load on cortical oscillatory activity during auditory pattern working memory. Brain Research, 1120, 131-140.
Naumer, M. J.(2006). Object perception by eye and ear. fMRI studies on multisensory processes in human Cerebral Cortex. Maastricht: Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht.


Altmann, C. F.(2005). Integration of local elements to global shape in the human visual cortex. MPI Series in Biological Cybernetics No. 13, October 2005. Berlin: Logos.
Altmann, C. F., Grodd, W., Kourtzi, Z., Bülthoff, H. H. and Karnath, H. O. (2005). Similar cortical correlates underlie visual object identification and orientation judgment. Neuropsychologia, 43, 2101-2108.
Amedi, A., von Kriegstein, K., van Atteveldt, N. M., Beauchamp, M. S. & Naumer, M. J.(2005). Functional imaging of human crossmodal identification and object recognition. Experimental Brain Research, 166, 559–571.
Kaiser, J.(2005). Kommentar zu C. S. Herrmann "Gammaband-Aktivität". Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 16, 167-169.
Kaiser, J., Hertrich, I., Ackermann, H., Mathiak, K. & Lutzenberger, W. (2005). Hearing lips: Gamma-band activity during audiovisual speech perception. Cerebral Cortex, 15, 646-653.
Kaiser, J., Leiberg, S. & Lutzenberger, W. (2005). Let's talk together: Memory traces revealed by cooperative activation in the Cerebral Cortex. International Review of Neurobiology, 68, 51-78.
Kaiser, J.& Lutzenberger, W. (2005). Cortical oscillatory activity and the dynamics of auditory memory processing. Reviews in the Neurosciences, 16, 239-254.
Kaiser, J.& Lutzenberger, W. (2005). Human gamma-band activity: A window to cognitive processing. Neuroreport, 16, 207-211.
Kaiser, J., Walker, F., Leiberg, S. & Lutzenberger, W. (2005). Cortical oscillatory activity during spatial echoic memory. European Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 587-590.
Kübler, A., Winter, S., Kaiser, J., Birbaumer, N. & Hautzinger, M. (2005). Das ALS-Depressionsinventar (ADI): Ein Fragebogen zur Messung von Depression bei degenerativen neurologischen Erkrankungen (amyotrophe Lateralsklerose). Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 34, 19-26.
Mack, H., Birbaumer, N., Kaps, H.-P., Badke, A. & Kaiser, J.(2005). Motion and emotion: Emotion processing in quadriplegic patients and athletes. Zeitschrift für Medizinische Psychologie, 14, 159-166.
Naumer, M. J., Bledowski, C., Altmann, C. F.& Kaiser, J.(2005). Vom neuronalen Einzelfahrschein zur kortikalen Netzkarte: Audio-visuelle Objekterkennung in der Großhirnrinde. Forschung Frankfurt 4/2005, 21-25. (PDF)
Spannhake, K., Seidler, A., Mester, B. & Elsner, G. (2005). Berufskrankheiten im Bereich von Lendenwirbelsäule und oberen Extremitäten im französischen Unfallversicherungssystem. Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie, 55, 162-172.
Spannhake, K., Seidler, A., Mester, B., Nienhaus, A. & Elsner, G. (2005). Berufskrankheiten im Bereich der oberen Extremitäten in Frankreich, Großbritannien, Finnland und Dänemark. Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie, 55, 197-207.
Yaguez, L., Coen, S., Gregory, L. J., Amaro, E., Altmann, C., Brammer, M. J., Bullmore, E. T., Williams, S. C. & Aziz, Q. (2005). Brain response to visceral aversive conditioning: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Gastroenterology, 128, 1819-1829.


Altmann, C.F., Deubelius, A. and Kourtzi, Z. (2004). Shape saliency modulates contextual processing in the human Lateral Occipital Complex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience16, 794-804.
Bledowski, C., Prvulovic, D., Goebel, R., Zanella, F. E. & Linden, D. E. (2004). Attentional systems in target and distractor processing: a combined ERP and fMRI study. Neuroimage, 22, 530-540.
Bledowski, C., Prvulovic, D., Hoechstetter, K., Scherg, M., Wibral, M., Goebel, R. & Linden, D. E. J. (2004). Localizing P300 generators in visual target and distractor processing: A combined event-related potential and functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 9353-9360.
Kaiser, J.(2004). Neuronale Grundlagen der Objekterkennung. In: Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz (Hrsg.), Colloquia Academica. Akademievorträge junger Wissenschaftler (pp. 5-16). Stuttgart: Steiner.
Kaiser, J., Bühler, M. & Lutzenberger, W. (2004). Magnetoencephalographic gamma-band responses to illusory triangles in humans. NeuroImage, 23, 551-560.
Kaiser, J.& Lutzenberger, W. (2004). Frontal gamma-band activity in magnetoencephalogram during auditory oddball processing. Neuroreport, 15, 2185-2188.
Neumann, N., Hinterberger, T., Kaiser, J., Leins, U., Birbaumer, N. & Kübler, A. (2004). Automatic processing of self-regulation of slow cortical potentials: Evidence from brain-computer communication in paralysed patients. Clinical Neurophysiology, 115, 628-635.