Thomas Ethofer

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Investigating audiovisual integration of emotional signals in the human brain
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, Otfried Müller Str 51, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 156:345-61. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Functional responses and structural connections of cortical areas for processing faces and voices in the superior temporal sulcus
    Thomas Ethofer
    Department of General Psychiatry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 76:45-56. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Emotional voice areas: anatomic location, functional properties, and structural connections revealed by combined fMRI/DTI
    Thomas Ethofer
    Department of General Psychiatry, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 22:191-200. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Processing social aspects of human gaze: a combined fMRI-DTI study
    Thomas Ethofer
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience and Clinic of Neurology, Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 55:411-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Decoding of emotional information in voice-sensitive cortices
    Thomas Ethofer
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience and Clinic of Neurology, Medical School, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 19:1028-33. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of prosodic emotional intensity on activation of associative auditory cortex
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 17:249-53. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of voice on emotional judgment of faces: an event-related fMRI study
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:707-14. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebral pathways in processing of affective prosody: a dynamic causal modeling study
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, Otfried Mueller Strasse 51, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 30:580-7. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Differential influences of emotion, task, and novelty on brain regions underlying the processing of speech melody
    Thomas Ethofer
    University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1255-68. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Association of trait emotional intelligence and individual fMRI-activation patterns during the perception of social signals from voice and face
    Benjamin Kreifelts
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:979-91. 2010

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Investigating audiovisual integration of emotional signals in the human brain
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, Otfried Müller Str 51, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 156:345-61. 2006
    ..Assets and drawbacks of the different analysis types are discussed and demonstrated on the basis of one fMRI data set...
  2. doi request reprint Functional responses and structural connections of cortical areas for processing faces and voices in the superior temporal sulcus
    Thomas Ethofer
    Department of General Psychiatry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 76:45-56. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Emotional voice areas: anatomic location, functional properties, and structural connections revealed by combined fMRI/DTI
    Thomas Ethofer
    Department of General Psychiatry, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 22:191-200. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Processing social aspects of human gaze: a combined fMRI-DTI study
    Thomas Ethofer
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience and Clinic of Neurology, Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 55:411-9. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Decoding of emotional information in voice-sensitive cortices
    Thomas Ethofer
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience and Clinic of Neurology, Medical School, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 19:1028-33. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate for the first time that emotional information is represented by distinct spatial patterns that can be decoded from brain activity in modality-specific cortical areas...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of prosodic emotional intensity on activation of associative auditory cortex
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 17:249-53. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of voice on emotional judgment of faces: an event-related fMRI study
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:707-14. 2006
    ..Presumably, these increased extrastriate activations correspond to enhanced alertness, whereas responses within the left amygdala modulate cognitive evaluation of emotional facial expressions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebral pathways in processing of affective prosody: a dynamic causal modeling study
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, Otfried Mueller Strasse 51, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 30:580-7. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Differential influences of emotion, task, and novelty on brain regions underlying the processing of speech melody
    Thomas Ethofer
    University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1255-68. 2009
    ..Taken together, our study reveals that different aspects of voice stimuli and perceptual demands modulate distinct areas involved in the processing of emotional prosody...
  10. doi request reprint Association of trait emotional intelligence and individual fMRI-activation patterns during the perception of social signals from voice and face
    Benjamin Kreifelts
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:979-91. 2010
    ..This functional difference in the network for the audiovisual perception of human social signals indicates a specific contribution of the pSTS as a possible interface between the perception of social information and social cognition...
  11. doi request reprint Cerebral representation of non-verbal emotional perception: fMRI reveals audiovisual integration area between voice- and face-sensitive regions in the superior temporal sulcus
    Benjamin Kreifelts
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Osianderstrasse 24, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 47:3059-66. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Cerebral processing of emotional prosody--influence of acoustic parameters and arousal
    Sarah Wiethoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 39:885-93. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our results demonstrate that right mid STG is sensitive to various emotions conveyed by prosody, an effect which is driven by a combination of acoustic features that express the emotional arousal in the speaker's voice...
  13. pmc Different types of laughter modulate connectivity within distinct parts of the laughter perception network
    Dirk Wildgruber
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Eberhard Karls University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e63441. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Audiovisual integration of emotional signals in voice and face: an event-related fMRI study
    Benjamin Kreifelts
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Osianderstrasse 24, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 37:1445-56. 2007
    ..Finally, we were able to document an enhanced sensitivity of the putative integration sites to stimuli with emotional non-verbal content as compared to neutral stimuli...
  15. doi request reprint Changes in cortical activation during retrieval of clock time representations in patients with mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer's disease
    Thomas Leyhe
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:117-32. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Response and habituation of the amygdala during processing of emotional prosody
    Sarah Wiethoff
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Department of Neuroradiology, University of Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 20:1356-60. 2009
    ..Our results converge with earlier neuroimaging evidence investigating emotional vocalizations, and these neurobiological similarities suggest that the two forms of communication might have common evolutionary roots...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of task difficulty on lateralization of pitch and duration discrimination
    Susanne M Reiterer
    Department of General Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Str Tübingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 16:239-42. 2005
    ..In conclusion, we found evidence for preferential involvement of the right hemisphere in holistic feature processing within the auditory domain...
  18. pmc Mapping aesthetic musical emotions in the brain
    Wiebke Trost
    Laboratory of Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience, Medical School, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 22:2769-83. 2012
    ..These data reveal a differentiated recruitment across emotions of networks involved in reward, memory, self-reflective, and sensorimotor processes, which may account for the unique richness of musical emotions...
  19. pmc The voices of seduction: cross-gender effects in processing of erotic prosody
    Thomas Ethofer
    Department of General Psychiatry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2:334-7. 2007
    ..The observed response pattern, thus, indicates a particular sensitivity to emotional voices that have a high behavioural relevance for the listener...
  20. doi request reprint Guilt-specific processing in the prefrontal cortex
    Ullrich Wagner
    Department of Neuroscience, University Medical School, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 21:2461-70. 2011
    ..These results provide new insights on the unique nature of guilt as a "self-conscious" moral emotion and the neural bases of antisocial disorders characterized by impaired guilt processing...
  21. doi request reprint Thyroid peroxidase antibody positivity is associated with symptomatic distress in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    Karsten Müssig
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Angiology, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tubingen, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 26:559-63. 2012
    ..02). In conclusion, high TPO-Abs are associated with poor physical and psychological well-being and appear to predict future health perception in HT patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of longitudinal metabolite relaxation times in different regions of the human brain at 1.5 and 3 Tesla
    Thomas Ethofer
    Section of Experimental MR of the CNS, Department of Neuroradiology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 50:1296-301. 2003
    ..No influence of tissue composition on metabolite T(1) values was found, while the longitudinal relaxation times of water protons were strongly correlated with the relative GM content...