E O Altenmüller

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians' Medicine
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Focal dystonia in musicians: phenomenology, pathophysiology and triggering factors
    E Altenmuller
    University for Music and Drama, Hannover, Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 17:31-6. 2010
  2. pmc Unforgettable film music: the role of emotion in episodic long-term memory for music
    Susann Eschrich
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, University of Music and Drama Hannover, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, 30161 Hannover, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 9:48. 2008
  3. pmc Control of multi-joint arm movements for the manipulation of touch in keystroke by expert pianists
    Shinichi Furuya
    Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Japan
    BMC Neurosci 11:82. 2010
  4. pmc Mapping perception to action in piano practice: a longitudinal DC-EEG study
    Marc Bangert
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, D 30161 Hanover, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 4:26. 2003
  5. pmc Classical conditioned responses to absent tones
    Marc Bangert
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, D 30161 Hanover, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 7:60. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Focal dystonia in musicians: phenomenology, pathophysiology, triggering factors, and treatment
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, University for Music and Drama, Hannover
    Med Probl Perform Art 25:3-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Focal hand dystonia in musicians: phenomenology, etiology, and psychological trigger factors
    Eckart Altenmüller
    University for Music and Drama, Hannover Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    J Hand Ther 22:144-54; quiz 155. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint How many music centers are in the brain?
    E O Altenmüller
    Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musiker Medizin, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover, Plathnerstr 35, 30175 Hannover, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:273-80. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurology of musical performance
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, University of Music and Drama Hannover, Germany
    Clin Med 8:410-3. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Suffering for her art: the chronic pain syndrome of pianist Clara Wieck-Schumann
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musiker Medizin, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Front Neurol Neurosci 27:101-18. 2010

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Focal dystonia in musicians: phenomenology, pathophysiology and triggering factors
    E Altenmuller
    University for Music and Drama, Hannover, Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 17:31-6. 2010
    ..Findings include: (i) reduced inhibition in different levels of the central nervous system, (ii) maladaptive plasticity, e.g. in the somatosensory cortex and in the basal ganglia and (iii) alterations in sensorimotor processing...
  2. pmc Unforgettable film music: the role of emotion in episodic long-term memory for music
    Susann Eschrich
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, University of Music and Drama Hannover, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, 30161 Hannover, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 9:48. 2008
    ..We investigated whether emotional music is remembered better than less emotional music. Also, we examined the influence of musical structure on memory performance...
  3. pmc Control of multi-joint arm movements for the manipulation of touch in keystroke by expert pianists
    Shinichi Furuya
    Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Japan
    BMC Neurosci 11:82. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of individual muscular torque (MUS) as well as non-muscular torques on joint acceleration, we performed a series of inverse and forward dynamics computations...
  4. pmc Mapping perception to action in piano practice: a longitudinal DC-EEG study
    Marc Bangert
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, D 30161 Hanover, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 4:26. 2003
    ..Whether this is obtained via a specific cerebral relay station is unclear. Furthermore, the time course of plasticity has not yet been addressed...
  5. pmc Classical conditioned responses to absent tones
    Marc Bangert
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, D 30161 Hanover, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 7:60. 2006
    ..An eyeblink conditioning procedure was performed in 17 pianists, serving as a model for overlearned audiomotor integration, and 14 non-musicians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Focal dystonia in musicians: phenomenology, pathophysiology, triggering factors, and treatment
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, University for Music and Drama, Hannover
    Med Probl Perform Art 25:3-9. 2010
    ..Only a minority of musicians, however, return to normal motor control using the currently available therapies...
  7. doi request reprint Focal hand dystonia in musicians: phenomenology, etiology, and psychological trigger factors
    Eckart Altenmüller
    University for Music and Drama, Hannover Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    J Hand Ther 22:144-54; quiz 155. 2009
    ..Information about psychogenic characteristics might be used to modify intervention strategies and music instruction to reduce the incidence of musician's dystonia...
  8. ncbi request reprint How many music centers are in the brain?
    E O Altenmüller
    Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musiker Medizin, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover, Plathnerstr 35, 30175 Hannover, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:273-80. 2001
    ..In summary, as soon as we consider "real music" apart from laboratory experiments, we have to expect individually formed and quickly adaptive brain substrates, including widely distributed neuronal networks in both hemispheres...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurology of musical performance
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, University of Music and Drama Hannover, Germany
    Clin Med 8:410-3. 2008
    ..Musician's dystonia may be caused by training induced dysplasticity with pathological fusion of central nervous representations in sensorimotor cortical and subcortical brain regions...
  10. doi request reprint Suffering for her art: the chronic pain syndrome of pianist Clara Wieck-Schumann
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musiker Medizin, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Front Neurol Neurosci 27:101-18. 2010
    ..Furthermore the case report demonstrates the important role of prevention, including physical exercises, self-awareness, and reasonable practice schedules...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hits to the left, flops to the right: different emotions during listening to music are reflected in cortical lateralisation patterns
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hannover University for Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstr 47, D 30161, Hannover, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 40:2242-56. 2002
    ..The results are consistent with a model of hemispheric specialisation concerning perceived positive or negative emotions proposed by Heilman [Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 9 (1997) 439]...
  12. ncbi request reprint Focal dystonia: advances in brain imaging and understanding of fine motor control in musicians
    Eckart Altenmüller
    University for Music and Drama, Hannover Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hohenzollernstr 47, Hannover D 30161, Germany
    Hand Clin 19:523-38, xi. 2003
    ..In rare cases, overuse of movement patterns may induce a degradation of motor memory that results in a loss of voluntary control of movements, called musician's cramp. Specific therapeutic options for this condition are reviewed...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians' Medicine
    Eckart Altenmüller
    Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstr 47, 30161 Hannover, Germany
    Cogn Process 8:201-6. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the institute conducts research into the causes of occupational injuries in musicians and provides means for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of such injuries...
  14. doi request reprint Social feedback influences musically induced emotions
    Hauke Egermann
    Hanover University of Music and Drama
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:346-50. 2009
    ..Results show that feedback significantly influenced participants' ratings of group 2 in the manipulated direction compared to the group without feedback...
  15. doi request reprint The influence of social situations on music listening
    Mary Elizabeth Sutherland
    Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hanover, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:363-7. 2009
    ..These findings may be explained by a lesser degree of concentration on the music in the group condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint How does music arouse "chills"? Investigating strong emotions, combining psychological, physiological, and psychoacoustical methods
    Oliver Grewe
    Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musikermedizin, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, 30161 Hannover, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:446-9. 2005
    ..We recorded chills both via subjects' self-reports and physiological reactions, finding that they do not occur in a reflex-like manner, but as a result of attentive, experienced, and conscious musical enjoyment...
  17. doi request reprint Failure of cathodal direct current stimulation to improve fine motor control in musician's dystonia
    Franziska Buttkus
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, University of Music and Drama, Hanover, Germany
    Mov Disord 25:389-94. 2010
    ..However, motor control of one guitarist improved after stimulation. This patient suffered from arm dystonia, whereas the other guitarists suffered from hand dystonia...
  18. doi request reprint Defective inhibition and inter-regional phase synchronization in pianists with musician's dystonia: an EEG study
    María Herrojo Ruiz
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musician s Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hanover 30161, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2689-700. 2009
    ..EMG recorded from the right flexor pollicis longus muscle confirmed that patients with MD had a disrupted INH in NoGo trials...
  19. doi request reprint Chills as an indicator of individual emotional peaks
    Oliver Grewe
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, 30161 Hannover, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:351-4. 2009
    ..This review suggests that chills are a reliable indicator of individual emotional peaks, combining reports of subjective feelings with physiological arousal...
  20. ncbi request reprint Shared networks for auditory and motor processing in professional pianists: evidence from fMRI conjunction
    Marc Bangert
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, D 30161 Hanover, Germany
    Neuroimage 30:917-26. 2006
    ..This network is comprised of dorsolateral and inferior frontal cortex (including Broca's area), the superior temporal gyrus (Wernicke's area), the supramarginal gyrus, and supplementary motor and premotor areas...
  21. doi request reprint Detecting wrong notes in advance: neuronal correlates of error monitoring in pianists
    María Herrojo Ruiz
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hanover 30161, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 19:2625-39. 2009
    ..Our data are interpreted within the context of feedforward models and the auditory-motor coupling...
  22. ncbi request reprint EMuJoy: software for continuous measurement of perceived emotions in music
    Frederik Nagel
    Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hanover, Germany
    Behav Res Methods 39:283-90. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Emotions over time: synchronicity and development of subjective, physiological, and facial affective reactions to music
    Oliver Grewe
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hannover University of Music and Drama, Germany
    Emotion 7:774-88. 2007
    ..This exploratory combination of approaches throws a new light on the astonishing complexity of affective music listening...