Philipp Sterzer

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Electromagnetic responses to invisible face stimuli during binocular suppression
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
    Neuroimage 46:803-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Fine-scale activity patterns in high-level visual areas encode the category of invisible objects
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, United Kingdom
    J Vis 8:10.1-12. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The neural bases of multistable perception
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:310-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Believing is seeing: expectations alter visual awareness
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
    Curr Biol 18:R697-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A neural basis for percept stabilization in binocular rivalry
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:389-99. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint A structural neural deficit in adolescents with conduct disorder and its association with lack of empathy
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroimage 37:335-42. 2007
  7. pmc A neural basis for inference in perceptual ambiguity
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:323-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Anterior insula activations in perceptual paradigms: often observed but barely understood
    Philipp Sterzer
    Visual Perception Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Brain Struct Funct 214:611-22. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Access of emotional information to visual awareness in patients with major depressive disorder
    P Sterzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Med 41:1615-24. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint 5-HTT genotype effect on prefrontal-amygdala coupling differs between major depression and controls
    Eva Friedel
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 205:261-71. 2009

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Publications50

  1. doi request reprint Electromagnetic responses to invisible face stimuli during binocular suppression
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
    Neuroimage 46:803-8. 2009
    ..Thus, visual object stimuli undergo category-specific processing in the ventral visual pathway even when profoundly suppressed from awareness by binocular competition...
  2. doi request reprint Fine-scale activity patterns in high-level visual areas encode the category of invisible objects
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, United Kingdom
    J Vis 8:10.1-12. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The neural bases of multistable perception
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:310-8. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Believing is seeing: expectations alter visual awareness
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
    Curr Biol 18:R697-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A neural basis for percept stabilization in binocular rivalry
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:389-99. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A structural neural deficit in adolescents with conduct disorder and its association with lack of empathy
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroimage 37:335-42. 2007
    ..These novel findings point at a joint neuroanatomical substrate underpinning aggressive behaviour and impaired capacity of empathy and suggest a critical role for the anterior insula in regulating social behaviour...
  7. pmc A neural basis for inference in perceptual ambiguity
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:323-8. 2007
    ..Our findings can thus be seen as a signature of when and where the brain "makes up its mind" about competing perceptual interpretations of a given sensory input pattern...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anterior insula activations in perceptual paradigms: often observed but barely understood
    Philipp Sterzer
    Visual Perception Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Brain Struct Funct 214:611-22. 2010
    ..Such a mechanism could integrate endogenous and exogenous functional demands under the joint criterion of whether they challenge an individual's homeostasis...
  9. doi request reprint Access of emotional information to visual awareness in patients with major depressive disorder
    P Sterzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Med 41:1615-24. 2011
    ..Such depressive perception may result not only from biased cognitive appraisal but also from automatic processing biases that influence the access of sensory information to awareness...
  10. ncbi request reprint 5-HTT genotype effect on prefrontal-amygdala coupling differs between major depression and controls
    Eva Friedel
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 205:261-71. 2009
    ..This prefrontal-limbic interaction has been shown to be modulated by serotonin (5-HTT) genotype, indicating a higher risk for major depressive disorder (MDD) with increasing number of 5-HTT low-expression alleles...
  11. doi request reprint Delusions and the role of beliefs in perceptual inference
    Katharina Schmack
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:13701-12. 2013
    ..In contrast, stronger higher-level predictions that sculpt perception into conformity with beliefs might contribute to the tenacious persistence of delusional beliefs. ..
  12. doi request reprint Context insensitivity during positive and negative emotional expectancy in depression assessed with functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Melanie Feeser
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 212:28-35. 2013
    ..This hyporeactivity may contribute to clinical features like anergia, apathy, and loss of motivation in the context of both positive and negative incentives...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interaction of face and voice areas during speaker recognition
    Katharina von Kriegstein
    Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:367-76. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Abnormal neural responses to emotional visual stimuli in adolescents with conduct disorder
    Philipp Sterzer
    Departments of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 57:7-15. 2005
    ..We asked whether neural responses evoked by affect-laden pictures would be abnormal in adolescents with conduct disorder (CD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Altered amygdala activation in schizophrenia patients during emotion processing
    Anne Pankow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Germany Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 150:101-6. 2013
    ..These results might represent a correlate of altered emotional experience in schizophrenia patients who are known to report less positive and more negative affective states in daily life situations...
  16. pmc Altered contextual modulation of primary visual cortex responses in schizophrenia
    Kiley Seymour
    1 Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany 2 Department of Cognitive Science, Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:2607-12. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Functional neuroanatomy of emotion processing in major depressive disorder is altered after successful antidepressant therapy
    Gabriela Rosenblau
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1424-33. 2012
    ..These findings show that the neural mechanisms of emotion anticipation and processing are altered in patients with MDD and that these alterations are able to normalize after treatment with an antidepressant...
  18. doi request reprint Catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met genotype influences neural processing of reward anticipation
    Katharina Schmack
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 42:1631-8. 2008
    ..Current evidence and our results are compatible with an interpretation that construes this effect of COMT genotype on striatal reactivity as a result of a cortico-striatal interaction...
  19. doi request reprint Dopamine in amygdala gates limbic processing of aversive stimuli in humans
    Thorsten Kienast
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Nat Neurosci 11:1381-2. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that individual dopamine storage capacity in amygdala subserves modulation of emotional processing in amygdala and dorsal cingulate, thereby contributing to individual differences in anxious temperament...
  20. ncbi request reprint Primary visual cortex activation on the path of apparent motion is mediated by feedback from hMT+/V5
    Philipp Sterzer
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 32:1308-16. 2006
    ..They therefore emphasize the role of recurrent processing between visual cortical areas in human perceptual awareness...
  21. doi request reprint Apparent motion perception in patients with paranoid schizophrenia
    Lia Lira Olivier Sanders
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 263:233-9. 2013
    ..These results suggest that schizophrenia may be associated with a reduced susceptibility to visual phenomena that commonly rely on perceptual inference...
  22. doi request reprint Not just another face in the crowd: detecting emotional schematic faces during continuous flash suppression
    Timo Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Emotion 12:988-96. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Hyporeactivity of ventral striatum towards incentive stimuli in unmedicated depressed patients normalizes after treatment with escitalopram
    Meline Stoy
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Psychopharmacol 26:677-88. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that MDD patients show ventral striatal hyporesponsiveness during incentive cue processing, which normalizes after successful treatment...
  24. doi request reprint Implicit motivational value and salience are processed in distinct areas of orbitofrontal cortex
    Marcus Rothkirch
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 62:1717-25. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Reduced anterior cingulate activation in aggressive children and adolescents during affective stimulation: association with temperament traits
    Christina Stadler
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Deutschordenstrasse 50, D 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 41:410-7. 2007
    ..Here, we investigated whether adverse temperament factors might contribute to an impairment in neural mechanisms underlying the regulation of aggressive behaviour...
  26. ncbi request reprint The influence of dopamine-related genes on perceptual stability
    Katharina Schmack
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, Berlin, D 10117, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 38:3378-83. 2013
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  27. doi request reprint Frontoparietal cortex mediates perceptual transitions in bistable perception
    Veith A Weilnhammer
    Visual Perception Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin, 10117 Berlin, Germany, and Department of Psychology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, 10099 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:16009-15. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing in patients with major depression--alterations in prefrontal cortical regions
    Felix Bermpohl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 463:108-13. 2009
    ..Altered prefrontal modulation in depression may contribute to impaired affect modulation and related clinical symptoms, such as anhedonia...
  29. doi request reprint Emotion modulates the effects of endogenous attention on retinotopic visual processing
    Ana Gomez
    Department of Psychiatry, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 57:1542-51. 2011
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  30. ncbi request reprint A neural signature of colour and luminance correspondence in bistable apparent motion
    Philipp Sterzer
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 21:3097-106. 2005
    ..Conversely, activation of feature-selective extrastriate regions depends on the type of cue used for correspondence matching and may reflect the salience of percepts that match in colour and motion...
  31. pmc Hemispheric asymmetry for affective stimulus processing in healthy subjects--a fMRI study
    Esther Beraha
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e46931. 2012
    ..However, experimental evidence for these hypotheses remains inconclusive, partly because direct comparisons between hemispheres are scarce...
  32. doi request reprint Detection of visual events along the apparent motion trace in patients with paranoid schizophrenia
    Lia Lira Olivier Sanders
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 198:216-23. 2012
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  33. doi request reprint Reduced prefrontal-parietal effective connectivity and working memory deficits in schizophrenia
    Lorenz Deserno
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:12-20. 2012
    ..Moreover, this study in a large sample of patients reveals a mechanism underlying prefrontal inefficiency and cognitive deficits in schizophrenia, thereby providing direct experimental evidence for the dysconnectivity hypothesis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Responses of extrastriate cortex to switching perception of ambiguous visual motion stimuli
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroreport 14:2337-41. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint A supramodal number representation in human intraparietal cortex
    Evelyn Eger
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt a M, Germany
    Neuron 37:719-25. 2003
    ..This stimulus-driven number-specific intraparietal response supports the idea of a supramodal number representation that is automatically accessed by presentation of numbers and may code magnitude information...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of spontaneous direction reversals in ambiguous apparent visual motion
    Philipp Sterzer
    Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroimage 15:908-16. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that, while a frontoparietal network subserves more general aspects in bistable visual perception, the activations in functionally specialized extrastriate visual cortex are highly category- or attribute-specific...
  37. doi request reprint The influence of motivational salience on saccade latencies
    Marcus Rothkirch
    Department of Psychiatry, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 224:35-47. 2013
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  38. pmc Adults' awareness of faces follows newborns' looking preferences
    Timo Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e29361. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that visual awareness of faces in adults is governed by perceptual mechanisms that are sensitive to similar stimulus properties as those modulating newborns' face preferences...
  39. doi request reprint High-level face shape adaptation depends on visual awareness: evidence from continuous flash suppression
    Timo Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Vis 11:5. 2011
    ..By contrast, high-level components of basic face shape encoding involving ventral stream processing are eliminated by interocular suppression and require visual awareness...
  40. ncbi request reprint Attentional modulation of reward processing in the human brain
    Marcus Rothkirch
    Department of Psychiatry, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:3036-51. 2014
    ..Hum Brain Mapp 35:3036-3051, 2014. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  41. doi request reprint Probing principles of large-scale object representation: category preference and location encoding
    Radoslaw Martin Cichy
    Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:1636-51. 2013
    ..Our results provide a systematic account of the extent to which the principles of category preference and location encoding determine the representation of objects in the high-level ventral visual cortex...
  42. pmc Eye contact facilitates awareness of faces during interocular suppression
    Timo Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Cognition 119:307-11. 2011
    ..These results indicate an enhanced unconscious representation of direct gaze, enabling the automatic and rapid detection of other individuals making eye contact with the observer...
  43. doi request reprint Privileged detection of conspecifics: evidence from inversion effects during continuous flash suppression
    Timo Stein
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, CIMEC, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    Cognition 125:64-79. 2012
    ..These results indicate that perceptual mechanisms that govern access to visual awareness are highly sensitive to the presence of conspecifics...
  44. ncbi request reprint A direct oculomotor correlate of unconscious visual processing
    Marcus Rothkirch
    Curr Biol 22:R514-5. 2012
  45. doi request reprint Cognitive control under distressing emotional stimulation in adolescents with conduct disorder
    Felix Euler
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Basel, Switzerland Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Aggress Behav 40:109-19. 2014
    ..The results provide a possible explanation for pathologic impulsive-aggressive behavior under emotional distress in CD patients...
  46. doi request reprint Tactile and visual motion direction processing in hMT+/V5
    Bianca M van Kemenade
    Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Neuroimage 84:420-7. 2014
    ..Our findings show that hMT+/V5 contains specific information about the direction of a moving stimulus in both the tactile and visual modalities, supporting the theory of hMT+/V5 being a multimodal motion area. ..
  47. pmc Breaking Continuous Flash Suppression: A New Measure of Unconscious Processing during Interocular Suppression?
    Timo Stein
    Visual Perception Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Charité Campus Mitte Berlin, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:167. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, our findings also demonstrate that the b-CFS paradigm can be fruitfully applied as a highly sensitive device to probe differences between stimuli in their potency to gain access to awareness...
  48. doi request reprint Reward feedback alterations in unmedicated schizophrenia patients: relevance for delusions
    Florian Schlagenhauf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 65:1032-9. 2009
    ..Increased attribution of incentive salience to neutral or aversive stimuli might be associated with dysfunction of neuronal processing of positive and negative reinforcement and contribute to the formation of delusions in schizophrenia...
  49. ncbi request reprint Perceived size matters
    Philipp Sterzer
    Nat Neurosci 9:302-4. 2006