Thomas Straube

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Affiliation: Friedrich Schiller University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Brain activation to phobia-related pictures in spider phobic humans: an event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Stefan Dilger
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Haus 1 Am Steiger 3, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 348:29-32. 2003
  2. doi Vigilance for threat interacts with amygdala responses to subliminal threat cues in specific phobia
    Judith Lipka
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 70:472-8. 2011
  3. doi Affective brain regions are activated during the processing of pain-related words in migraine patients
    Judith Eck
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Pain 152:1104-13. 2011
  4. doi Attention to aversive emotion and specific activation of the right insula and right somatosensory cortex
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 54:2534-8. 2011
  5. doi Task-dependent neural correlates of the processing of verbal threat-related stimuli in social phobia
    Stephanie Schmidt
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychol 84:304-12. 2010
  6. pmc Amygdala activation to threat under attentional load in individuals with anxiety disorder
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 1:12. 2011
  7. doi Neural representation of anxiety and personality during exposure to anxiety-provoking and neutral scenes from scary movies
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:36-47. 2010
  8. doi Differential amygdala activation to negative and positive emotional pictures during an indirect task
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 191:285-8. 2008
  9. doi Brain activation during direct and indirect processing of positive and negative words
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 222:66-72. 2011
  10. doi Dissociation of acquisition and expression of fear conditioned responses under working memory load
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Emotion 11:209-13. 2011

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  1. ncbi Brain activation to phobia-related pictures in spider phobic humans: an event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Stefan Dilger
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Haus 1 Am Steiger 3, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 348:29-32. 2003
    ..Our study confirms the role of the amygdala in fear processing and provides insights into brain activation patterns when animal phobics are confronted with phobia-related stimuli...
  2. doi Vigilance for threat interacts with amygdala responses to subliminal threat cues in specific phobia
    Judith Lipka
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 70:472-8. 2011
    ....
  3. doi Affective brain regions are activated during the processing of pain-related words in migraine patients
    Judith Eck
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Pain 152:1104-13. 2011
    ....
  4. doi Attention to aversive emotion and specific activation of the right insula and right somatosensory cortex
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 54:2534-8. 2011
    ..e. in areas implicated in self-awareness of a person's own body. These findings are in accordance with theories suggesting a crucial role of the perception of bodily states for emotional experiences...
  5. doi Task-dependent neural correlates of the processing of verbal threat-related stimuli in social phobia
    Stephanie Schmidt
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychol 84:304-12. 2010
    ..In contrast, insula activation seems to be more important for direct processing of disorder-related words, especially in more severe cases of social phobia...
  6. pmc Amygdala activation to threat under attentional load in individuals with anxiety disorder
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 1:12. 2011
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  7. doi Neural representation of anxiety and personality during exposure to anxiety-provoking and neutral scenes from scary movies
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:36-47. 2010
    ..These results support models predicting cerebral hypoactivation in high sensation seekers during neutral stimulation, which may be compensated by more intense sensations such as watching scary movies...
  8. doi Differential amygdala activation to negative and positive emotional pictures during an indirect task
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 191:285-8. 2008
    ..Negative pictures elicited stronger amygdala activation than neutral or positive pictures, suggesting valence-specific amygdala responses under attentional load...
  9. doi Brain activation during direct and indirect processing of positive and negative words
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 222:66-72. 2011
    ..These results suggest valence and arousal dependent brain activation patterns that are partially modulated by participants' processing mode of the emotional stimuli...
  10. doi Dissociation of acquisition and expression of fear conditioned responses under working memory load
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Emotion 11:209-13. 2011
    ..If they are not experimentally separated, the effects of WML on the acquisition and expression of the CR may occur together, and the findings may be erroneously interpreted as indicating a lack of associative learning...
  11. doi Dynamic activation of the anterior cingulate cortex during anticipatory anxiety
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 44:975-81. 2009
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  12. doi Increased amygdala activation to averted versus direct gaze in humans is independent of valence of facial expression
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 49:2680-6. 2010
    ..This finding suggests a critical role of the amygdala in gaze processing independently of the valence of facial expression. Furthermore, the effect of gaze on amygdalar responses seems to be preserved across nonhuman and human primates...
  13. doi The volatility of the amygdala response to masked fearful eyes
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:1601-8. 2010
    ..This finding questions the hypothesis that the amygdala processes context-free parts of the human face without awareness...
  14. doi Neural mechanisms of the automatic processing of emotional information from faces and voices
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Br J Psychol 102:830-48. 2011
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  15. doi Dissociation between singing and speaking in expressive aphasia: the role of song familiarity
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:1505-12. 2008
    ..These findings propose that singing might help word phrase production in at least some cases of severe expressive aphasia. However, the association of melody and text in long-term memory seems to be responsible for this effect...
  16. doi Sex differences in brain activation to anticipated and experienced pain in the medial prefrontal cortex
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:689-98. 2009
    ..The results suggest that women, as compared to men, show increased self-related attention during anticipation of pain and in response to intense pain...
  17. ncbi Brain activation to phobia-related words in phobic subjects
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 372:204-8. 2004
    ..Our results provide first insights into brain activation patterns when phobics are confronted with phobia-specific linguistic information und suggest a neural network for the processing of these threatening stimuli...
  18. ncbi Effect of task conditions on brain responses to threatening faces in social phobics: an event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 56:921-30. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify brain activation to socially threatening stimuli in social phobic subjects during different experimental conditions...
  19. ncbi Effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy on brain activation in specific phobia
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3, 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 29:125-35. 2006
    ..These results propose that increased activation in the insula and ACC is associated with specific phobia, whereas an attenuation of these brain responses correlates with successful therapeutic intervention...
  20. ncbi Common and distinct brain activation to threat and safety signals in social phobia
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, DE 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 52:163-8. 2005
    ..Little is known about the functional neuroanatomy underlying the processing of emotional stimuli in social phobia...
  21. ncbi Neural mechanisms of automatic and direct processing of phobogenic stimuli in specific phobia
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 59:162-70. 2006
    ..The study aimed to identify brain activation during direct and automatic processing of phobogenic stimuli in specific phobia...
  22. ncbi Waiting for spiders: brain activation during anticipatory anxiety in spider phobics
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 37:1427-36. 2007
    ..Thus, activation in different ACC regions and the medial prefrontal cortex seems to be specifically associated with the severity of experienced anticipatory anxiety in subjects with spider phobia...
  23. doi No impairment of recognition and experience of disgust in a patient with a right-hemispheric lesion of the insula and basal ganglia
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 48:1735-41. 2010
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  24. doi Visual attention modulates brain activation to angry voices
    Martin Mothes-Lasch
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:9594-8. 2011
    ..Thus, our results show a limitation of the automaticity of the activation of the amygdala and auditory cortex to angry prosody. The activation of these areas to threat-related voices depends on modality-specific attention...
  25. doi Awareness modulates responses of the amygdala and the visual cortex to highly arousing visual threat
    Marius Hoffmann
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 62:1439-44. 2012
    ..These results suggest that the processing of highly arousing visual threat requires conscious awareness during backward masking. This contradicts the assumption of pervasive neural responses to emotional stimuli...
  26. doi Do words hurt? Brain activation during the processing of pain-related words
    Maria Richter
    Department of Neurology, Friedrich Schiller University Medical School Jena, Jena, Germany
    Pain 148:198-205. 2010
    ..Most remarkably, the differences in processing pain-related words compared to non-pain-related words are specific to the pain-relevance of the words and cannot simply be explained by their valence or arousal...
  27. doi Amygdala activation to fearful faces under attentional load
    Martin Mothes-Lasch
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 237:172-5. 2013
    ..neutral faces. These findings propose a concept of relative automaticity of the activation of the amygdala. The activation depends on available cognitive resources and on the saliency of specific parts of fearful faces...
  28. doi Processing of angry voices is modulated by visual load
    Martin Mothes-Lasch
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 63:485-90. 2012
    ..Thus, our results show that cross-modal perceptual load modulates the activation to emotional voices in the auditory cortex and that high visual load prevents the increased processing of emotional prosody...
  29. doi Decision-making under risk: an fMRI study
    Johannes Hewig
    Biology and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1642-52. 2009
    ..These findings complement other results suggesting an important role of the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex in reward-based decision-making and conflict resolution...
  30. doi Modulation of the neural network involved in the processing of anger prosody: the role of task-relevance and social phobia
    Susanne Quadflieg
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychol 78:129-37. 2008
    ..These results suggest a disorder-associated increased involvement of the orbitofrontal cortex in response to threatening voices in social phobia...
  31. doi Interaction between stimulus intensity and perceptual load in the attentional control of pain
    Yadira Roa Romero
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Pain 154:135-40. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, the disruptive effect of highly intensive nociceptive stimuli on the performance of the perceptual task was evident only under high load...
  32. ncbi Time course of amygdala activation during aversive conditioning depends on attention
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 34:462-9. 2007
    ..The results suggest that the time course of amygdala activity during aversive associative learning is strongly modulated by an interaction of attention and time...
  33. doi Brain activation upon selective stimulation of cutaneous C- and Adelta-fibers
    Thomas Weiss
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Am Steiger 3 Haus 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 41:1372-81. 2008
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  34. doi Drive for thinness and attention toward specific body parts in a nonclinical sample
    Johannes Hewig
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Am Steiger 3, Haus 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Psychosom Med 70:729-36. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that participants scoring high on the drive for thinness subscale would show increased attention to body regions, which are important in the assessment of body weight and thinness like the waist, hips, legs, and arms...
  35. doi Association between therapy outcome and right-hemispheric activation in chronic aphasia
    Maria Richter
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1 D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Brain 131:1391-401. 2008
    ..Thus, right-hemispheric activation prior to aphasia therapy strongly predicts therapeutic success, suggesting that brain activation in chronic aphasia indicates the patients' potential for further language improvement...
  36. doi A Single-Trial Estimation of the Feedback-Related Negativity and Its Relation to BOLD Responses in a Time-Estimation Task
    Michael P I Becker
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, D 07743 Jena, Germany, and Institute of Medical Psychology and Systems Neuroscience, University Hospital Muenster, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Neurosci 34:3005-12. 2014
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  37. ncbi Recognition and evaluation of emotional prosody in individuals with generalized social phobia: a pilot study
    Susanne Quadflieg
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 45:3096-103. 2007
    ..The two groups did not differ in their processing of neutral, disgust, and anger prosody...