Marcel Brass

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Inefficient cognitive control in adult ADHD: evidence from trial-by-trial Stroop test and cued task switching performance
    Joseph A King
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Stephanstr, 1a, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 3:42. 2007
  2. ncbi To do or not to do: the neural signature of self-control
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:9141-5. 2007
  3. ncbi More than associations: an ideomotor perspective on mirror neurons
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium http users ugent be mbrass Web Site Dr _Marcel_Brass html
    Behav Brain Sci 37:195-6. 2014
  4. ncbi Imaging volition: what the brain can tell us about the will
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 229:301-12. 2013
  5. ncbi The hidden side of intentional action: the role of the anterior insular cortex
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Brain Struct Funct 214:603-10. 2010
  6. doi The what, when, whether model of intentional action
    Marcel Brass
    Ghent University, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent, Belgium
    Neuroscientist 14:319-25. 2008
  7. doi Neural correlates of overcoming interference from instructed and implemented stimulus-response associations
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Neurosci 29:1766-72. 2009
  8. ncbi Investigating action understanding: inferential processes versus action simulation
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Curr Biol 17:2117-21. 2007
  9. pmc Inhibition of imitative behaviour and social cognition
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2359-67. 2009
  10. doi Intentional inhibition: how the "veto-area" exerts control
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2834-43. 2009

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Publications70

  1. pmc Inefficient cognitive control in adult ADHD: evidence from trial-by-trial Stroop test and cued task switching performance
    Joseph A King
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Stephanstr, 1a, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 3:42. 2007
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  2. ncbi To do or not to do: the neural signature of self-control
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:9141-5. 2007
    ..The mental control of action has an enduring scientific interest, linked to the philosophical concept of "free will." Our results identify a candidate brain area that reflects the crucial decision to do or not to do...
  3. ncbi More than associations: an ideomotor perspective on mirror neurons
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium http users ugent be mbrass Web Site Dr _Marcel_Brass html
    Behav Brain Sci 37:195-6. 2014
    ..As we outline below, this extension is necessary to clarify a number of empirical observations that are difficult to explain from a purely associative perspective. ..
  4. ncbi Imaging volition: what the brain can tell us about the will
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 229:301-12. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi The hidden side of intentional action: the role of the anterior insular cortex
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Brain Struct Funct 214:603-10. 2010
    ..AIC is therefore a key structure for the adaptive, affective training of the individual will, on which human society depends...
  6. doi The what, when, whether model of intentional action
    Marcel Brass
    Ghent University, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent, Belgium
    Neuroscientist 14:319-25. 2008
    ..Based on this distinction, the authors review some key findings on intentional action and provide neuroscientific evidence for the What, When, Whether (WWW) model of intentional action...
  7. doi Neural correlates of overcoming interference from instructed and implemented stimulus-response associations
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Neurosci 29:1766-72. 2009
    ..This indicates that instructed S-R mappings share some properties with implemented S-R mappings but that they are lacking the motor-related properties of implemented mappings...
  8. ncbi Investigating action understanding: inferential processes versus action simulation
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Curr Biol 17:2117-21. 2007
    ..Our findings support the assumption that action understanding in novel situations is primarily mediated by an inferential interpretive system rather than the mirror system...
  9. pmc Inhibition of imitative behaviour and social cognition
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2359-67. 2009
    ..Finally, we propose a hypothesis stating that the control of shared representations might be the missing link between functions of the mirror system and mental state attribution...
  10. doi Intentional inhibition: how the "veto-area" exerts control
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2834-43. 2009
    ..This view of dFMC is consistent with a new view of self-control as a key stage in a cognitive-motor interface...
  11. doi Minimizing motor mimicry by myself: self-focus enhances online action-control mechanisms during motor contagion
    Stephanie Spengler
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Independent Junior Research Group Body and Self, Leipzig, Germany
    Conscious Cogn 19:98-106. 2010
    ..This indicates that a self-focus provoking situation can enhance online action-control mechanisms, needed to resist unintentional motor contagion tendencies and thereby enables a modulation of automatic mirroring responses...
  12. doi Feeling in control: Neural correlates of experience of agency
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Gent, Belgium
    Cortex 49:1935-42. 2013
    ..We suggest that the supplementary motor complex contributes to the subjective experience of temporal flow that accompanies goal-directed voluntary actions...
  13. doi The implementation of verbal instructions: an fMRI study
    Egbert Hartstra
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1811-24. 2011
    ..Therefore, we conclude that the implementation of verbal instructions results from an interplay of a brain areas that represent novel rulelike information in domain general terms and brain areas that are specific to S-R rules...
  14. doi Planning not to do something: Does intending not to do something activate associated sensory consequences?
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Belgium
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 10:454-9. 2010
    ....
  15. doi The neural correlates of intending not to do something
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Neurophysiol 101:1913-20. 2009
    ....
  16. doi Unconscious determinants of free decisions in the human brain
    Chun Siong Soon
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Nat Neurosci 11:543-5. 2008
    ..This delay presumably reflects the operation of a network of high-level control areas that begin to prepare an upcoming decision long before it enters awareness...
  17. pmc Neural correlates of emotional synchrony
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Department of Experimental Psychology and Clinical Experimental Psychology, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:368-74. 2011
    ..However, incongruent emotional states activated the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex as well as posterior superior temporal gyrus/sulcus, both playing a role in conflict processing...
  18. ncbi The role of the preSMA and the rostral cingulate zone in internally selected actions
    Veronika A Mueller
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Psychology, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 37:1354-61. 2007
    ..In contrast to previous studies, the preSMA showed equal activity in both conditions and thus did not differentiate between the two modes of action selection. This suggests a primary role for the RCZ in internally selected actions...
  19. doi Contextual movement constraints of others modulate motor preparation in the observer
    Roman Liepelt
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 47:268-75. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that observed environmental constraints are automatically mapped onto the observer's motor system. Such a mapping of motor restraints might facilitate action understanding...
  20. doi Top-down modulation of motor priming by belief about animacy
    Roman Liepelt
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Psychology, Leipzig, Germany
    Exp Psychol 57:221-7. 2010
    ..The stronger motor priming effect for the biological agent suggests that the "direct matching system" is tuned to represent actions of animate agents...
  21. ncbi When hearing turns into playing: movement induction by auditory stimuli in pianists
    Ulrich C Drost
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Psychology, Munich, Germany
    Q J Exp Psychol A 58:1376-89. 2005
    ..Thus, our results show that in expert pianists potential action effects are able to induce corresponding actions, which demonstrates the existence of acquired action-effect associations in pianists...
  22. doi How do we infer others' goals from non-stereotypic actions? The outcome of context-sensitive inferential processing in right inferior parietal and posterior temporal cortex
    Roman Liepelt
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 43:784-92. 2008
    ..Our findings support the idea that goal inference processing for non-stereotypic actions is primarily mediated by reasoning about action and context rather than by a direct mapping process via the mirror system...
  23. doi When do we simulate non-human agents? Dissociating communicative and non-communicative actions
    Roman Liepelt
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Psychology, Leipzig, Germany
    Cognition 115:426-34. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that biological tuning of motor simulation is highly action-selective and depends on whether the observed behavior appears to be driven by a reasonable goal...
  24. doi Busy doing nothing: evidence for nonaction--effect binding
    Simone Kühn
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 16:542-9. 2009
    ..Moreover, we demonstrate that nonactions have to be initiated voluntarily in order to elicit nonaction-effect binding...
  25. ncbi Internally generated and directly cued task sets: an investigation with fMRI
    Birte U Forstmann
    Department of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 43:943-52. 2005
    ..This is suggested to reflect a functional gradient in anterior-posterior direction which is linked to the relative degree of required endogenous control...
  26. doi Preparing or executing the wrong task: the influence on switch effects
    Charlotte Desmet
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:1172-84. 2012
    ..Taken together, our data extend current accounts of task switching by showing that the preparatory processes occurring before the response on trial n influence the switch cost on trial n + 1...
  27. pmc Functional mechanisms involved in the internal inhibition of taboo words
    Els Severens
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:431-5. 2012
    ..This finding strongly suggests that external social rules become internalized and act as a stop-signal...
  28. doi Challenging a decade of brain research on task switching: brain activation in the task-switching paradigm reflects adaptation rather than reconfiguration of task sets
    Wouter De Baene
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:639-51. 2012
    ..Therefore, our results call the classical reconfiguration interpretation into question and provide first evidence for adaptation of abstract task representations...
  29. doi Cue-switch effects do not rely on the same neural systems as task-switch effects
    Wouter De Baene
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 11:600-7. 2011
    ....
  30. doi Control of shared representations relies on key processes involved in mental state attribution
    Stephanie Spengler
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3704-18. 2009
    ..Our findings support the assumption of shared key processes and suggest a novel link between embodied and social cognition...
  31. ncbi The inhibition of imitative and overlearned responses: a functional double dissociation
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 43:89-98. 2005
    ..The only frontal brain area that showed an overlap was located in the right inferior frontal gyrus and is probably related to the generation of the stop signal...
  32. ncbi Who comes first? The role of the prefrontal and parietal cortex in cognitive control
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1367-75. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi Cognitive control in the posterior frontolateral cortex: evidence from common activations in task coordination, interference control, and working memory
    Jan Derrfuss
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Neurology, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 23:604-12. 2004
    ..In particular, the results provide evidence for the assumption that, in the frontolateral cortex, not only the middorsolateral region but also the IFJ plays an important role in cognitive control...
  34. ncbi Effects of being imitated on motor responses evoked by pain observation: exerting control determines action tendencies when perceiving pain in others
    Lize De Coster
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Neurosci 34:6952-7. 2014
    ..Whereas an anesthetic response is typically observed in the absence of control, increasing control induces motor facilitation reminiscent of preparation of an avoidance response. ..
  35. ncbi Voluntary selection of task sets revealed by functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Birte U Forstmann
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:388-98. 2006
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that distinct brain areas are involved in the voluntary selection of abstract task set information...
  36. doi The what and how components of cognitive control
    Wouter De Baene
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Neuroimage 63:203-11. 2012
    ....
  37. pmc Whodunnit? Electrophysiological correlates of agency judgements
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e28657. 2011
    ....
  38. doi Neural and behavioral correlates of intentional actions
    Veronika Krieghoff
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 49:767-76. 2011
    ..stimulus-based action control. Second, an anterior-posterior dimension related to more abstract vs. specific decisions of action parameters...
  39. doi When the brain tames the tongue: covert editing of inappropriate language
    Els Severens
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychophysiology 48:1252-7. 2011
    ..This component has previously been interpreted as reflecting conflict. These results indicate that taboo utterances can indeed be detected and corrected internally...
  40. ncbi The role of the inferior frontal junction area in cognitive control
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:314-6. 2005
    ..This region has been termed the inferior frontal junction area and can be functionally and structurally distinguished from mid-DLPFC...
  41. doi Retrospective construction of the judgement of free choice
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Conscious Cogn 18:12-21. 2009
    ..Our data support the retrospective account of intentional action. Furthermore, we introduce an experimental approach that objectifies introspective judgments of awareness of intention...
  42. doi Testing the connection of the mirror system and speech: how articulation affects imitation in a simple response task
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:1513-21. 2008
    ..These findings provide strong experimental support for the assumption that language production and imitation share common functional mechanisms...
  43. doi When doing nothing is an option: the neural correlates of deciding whether to act or not
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology, Gent, Belgium
    Neuroimage 46:1187-93. 2009
    ..This finding strongly supports the assumption that intentionally not acting can be considered as a mode of action...
  44. doi Switch probability context (in)sensitivity within the cognitive control network
    Wouter De Baene
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Neuroimage 77:207-14. 2013
    ..Our results suggest a functional dissociation within the cognitive control network with some brain areas being sensitive to the switch probability context while others are not...
  45. doi Was it me or was it you? How the sense of agency originates from ideomotor learning revealed by fMRI
    Stephanie Spengler
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 46:290-8. 2009
    ....
  46. ncbi Imitation: is cognitive neuroscience solving the correspondence problem?
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:489-95. 2005
    ..This imitative capacity depends on learned perceptual-motor links. Finally, mechanisms distinguishing self from other are implicated in the inhibition of imitative behaviour...
  47. ncbi Involvement of the inferior frontal junction in cognitive control: meta-analyses of switching and Stroop studies
    Jan Derrfuss
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 25:22-34. 2005
    ..Finally, our results demonstrate how quantitative meta-analyses can be used to test hypotheses about the involvement of specific brain regions in cognitive control...
  48. pmc "Keep calm and carry on": structural correlates of expressive suppression of emotions
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e16569. 2011
    ....
  49. ncbi Imitation and speech: commonalities within Broca's area
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Brain Struct Funct 218:1419-27. 2013
    ..This is the first meta-analysis to compare the neural correlates of imitation and overt speech. The results are in line with the proposed evolutionary roots of speech in imitation. ..
  50. doi Biasing free choices: the role of the rostral cingulate zone in intentional control
    Jelle Demanet
    Ghent University, Belgium
    Neuroimage 72:207-13. 2013
    ..This finding suggests that during periods of mind wandering, attention is shifted away from the primary task and external factors can influence the choice process more easily...
  51. doi Error adaptation in mental arithmetic
    Charlotte Desmet
    Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:1059-67. 2012
    ..No support for conflict adaptation in mental arithmetic was found. Implications for current theories of conflict and error monitoring are discussed...
  52. doi Performance monitoring at the task and the response level
    Charlotte Desmet
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Rev Neurosci 22:575-81. 2011
    ..We thus argue to approach errors and conflict from a broader perspective...
  53. doi Errors and conflict at the task level and the response level
    Charlotte Desmet
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Neurosci 31:1366-74. 2011
    ..In addition, we provide additional evidence for a dissociation between conflict and errors both at the response level and at the task level...
  54. ncbi Methodological and empirical issues when dissociating cue-related from task-related processes in the explicit task-cuing procedure
    Birte U Forstmann
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Res 71:393-400. 2007
    ..e., when the "switch" cue is repeated). We discuss the methodological implications and argue that the present approach has merits relative to the previously used 2:1 mapping of cues to tasks...
  55. ncbi Comprehending prehending: neural correlates of processing verbs with motor stems
    Shirley Ann Rüschemeyer
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:855-65. 2007
    ..This result is discussed in light of the involvement of the right temporal cortex in comprehension of metaphoric or figurative language...
  56. doi Why do I like you when you behave like me? Neural mechanisms mediating positive consequences of observing someone being imitated
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Soc Neurosci 5:384-92. 2010
    ..Moreover mOFC/vmPFC shows higher effective connectivity with striatum and mid-posterior insula during being imitated compared to not being imitated...
  57. doi Resisting motor mimicry: control of imitation involves processes central to social cognition in patients with frontal and temporo-parietal lesions
    Stephanie Spengler
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Neurosci 5:401-16. 2010
    ..These findings provide new insight into the functional processes underlying the control of shared representations and suggest a novel link between embodied and higher-level social cognition...
  58. ncbi Advance preparation and stimulus-induced interference in cued task switching: further insights from BOLD fMRI
    Hannes Ruge
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 43:340-55. 2005
    ..This is because the instructed task set has time to settle into a stable state, thus becoming resistant against disruption from the previous task set, which is retrieved by the current target stimulus...
  59. doi Hyperimitation of actions is related to reduced understanding of others' minds in autism spectrum conditions
    Stephanie Spengler
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 68:1148-55. 2010
    ..Thus, it remains unclear whether automatic imitation is enhanced in ASC and how this is related to poorer social abilities...
  60. doi The cognitive representation of intending not to act: Evidence for specific non-action-effect binding
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstr 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Cognition 117:9-16. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that the representation of non-actions contains a facilitation of the alternative action rather than a suppression of the action in question...
  61. doi What is matched in direct matching? Intention attribution modulates motor priming
    Roman Liepelt
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:578-91. 2008
    ..Our findings support a model in which direct matching can be top-down modulated by the observer's interpretation of the observed movement as intended or not...
  62. ncbi I suffer more from your pain when you act like me: being imitated enhances affective responses to seeing someone else in pain
    Lize De Coster
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 13:519-32. 2013
    ..This has broad implications, since imitation plays a crucial role in our daily social interactions, and our study provides insights into a basic cognitive mechanism that might underlie these social situations. ..
  63. doi Power to the will: how exerting physical effort boosts the sense of agency
    Jelle Demanet
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Cognition 129:574-8. 2013
    ..This suggests not only that the experience of effort directly contributes to the sense of agency, but also that the integration of effort as an agency cue is non-specific to the effort requirement of the action itself. ..
  64. ncbi Selection for cognitive control: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study on the selection of task-relevant information
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:8847-52. 2004
    ..No significant influence was found in the prefrontal cortex, indicating that this region serves a very abstract role in the selection of task-relevant information...
  65. doi Dissociating mental states related to doing nothing by means of fMRI pattern classification
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Metabolic Imaging, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Neuroimage 53:1294-300. 2010
    ..Hence our data support the implicit assumption of legal practice that voluntary non-action shares important features with overt voluntary action...
  66. ncbi Action-effect coupling in pianists
    Ulrich C Drost
    Department of Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Amalienstrasse 33, 80799, Munich, Germany
    Psychol Res 69:233-41. 2005
    ..However, the perception of action effects also evokes processing of abstract features, like the concept of major-minor mode...
  67. pmc When the choice is ours: context and agency modulate the neural bases of decision-making
    Birte U Forstmann
    Amsterdam Center for the Study of Adaptive Control in Brain and Behaviour, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 3:e1899. 2008
    ..After all, it does not only matter whether we have any options to choose from, but also who decides on that...
  68. ncbi Decomposing components of task preparation with functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:609-20. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi When the same response has different meanings: recoding the response meaning in the lateral prefrontal cortex
    Marcel Brass
    Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 20:1026-31. 2003
    ..We demonstrate that the lateral prefrontal cortex is involved in recoding of response meaning. These results extend previous assumptions on the role of the prefrontal cortex in behavioral control...
  70. ncbi Equivalence of cognitive processes in brain imaging and behavioral studies: evidence from task switching
    Iring Koch
    Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich, Germany
    Neuroimage 20:572-7. 2003
    ..We attribute this increase to unspecific distracting factors affecting late motor processes and discuss potential methodological implications of this increased baseline RT in the scanner...