Simone Kühn

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi The functional and neural mechanism of action preparation: roles of EBA and FFA in voluntary action control
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:214-20. 2011
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi The functional and neural mechanism of action preparation: roles of EBA and FFA in voluntary action control
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:214-20. 2011
    ..These observations provide further support for the ideomotor theory and suggest that visual imagery might play a role in voluntary action control...
  10. 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...
  11. doi The dynamics of change in striatal activity following updating training
    Simone Kühn
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:1530-41. 2013
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  12. pmc The neural representation of intrusive thoughts
    Simone Kühn
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:688-93. 2013
    ..We conclude that intrusive thoughts may be represented in a language-like format and that individuals reporting a habitually higher tendency for intrusive thoughts may have stronger and more habitual inner speech processes. ..
  13. 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...
  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
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  15. doi Why ruminators won't stop: the structural and resting state correlates of rumination and its relation to depression
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 141:352-60. 2012
    ..Rumination is a good predictor of major depression. The current study explores the structural and functional neural correlates of rumination...
  16. 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...
  17. 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. ..
  18. 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...
  19. doi Brain areas consistently linked to individual differences in perceptual decision-making in younger as well as older adults before and after training
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Gent, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2147-58. 2011
    ..We conclude that the striatum is involved in regulating response thresholds, whereas the inferior parietal lobe might represent decision-making evidence related to letters and numbers...
  20. 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
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  21. 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...
  22. ncbi Outcome expectancy and not accuracy determines posterror slowing: ERP support
    Elena Núñez Castellar
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 10:270-8. 2010
    ..The results support the hypothesis that posterror slowing is caused by attentional orienting to unexpected events...
  23. 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
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  24. pmc Quantitative meta-analysis on state and trait aspects of auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia
    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 Gent, Belgium
    Schizophr Bull 38:779-86. 2012
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  25. doi Structural correlates of trait anxiety: reduced thickness in medial orbitofrontal cortex accompanied by volume increase in nucleus accumbens
    Simone Kühn
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 134:315-9. 2011
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  26. 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...
  27. doi Healthy brooders employ more attentional resources when disengaging from the negative: an event-related fMRI study
    Marie Anne Vanderhasselt
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 11:207-16. 2011
    ..These mechanisms might protect them from developing depressive symptoms...
  28. doi Reduced thickness of anterior cingulate cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Gent, Belgium
    Cortex 49:2178-85. 2013
    ..Structural alterations in OCD have been discussed but analysis tools focussing on specific morphometric aspects such as cortical thickness have rarely been employed...
  29. doi The neural correlates of subjective pleasantness
    Simone Kühn
    Ghent University, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Neuroimage 61:289-94. 2012
    ..The results suggest that the evaluation of likability or pleasure is an automatic process and that it is neither elicited nor enhanced by instructions to report the outcome of these judgements...
  30. doi The neural underpinnings of event-file management: evidence for stimulus-induced activation of and competition among stimulus-response bindings
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Universityof Gent, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:896-904. 2011
    ..The particular pattern obtained is consistent with predictions from diffusion models of decision making, which suggest a crucial role of local competition in response selection...
  31. 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...
  32. doi A quantitative meta-analysis on cue-induced male sexual arousal
    Simone Kühn
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology and Gent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Gent University, Henri Dunantlaan, Gent, Belgium
    J Sex Med 8:2269-75. 2011
    ..Visually induced sexual arousal is a common occurrence in human behavior. The cerebral underpinnings of this response have been explored in recent neuroimaging studies...
  33. ncbi Differences between endogenous and exogenous emotion inhibition in the human brain
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Brain Struct Funct 219:1129-38. 2014
    ..This functional dissociation between an endogenous, fronto-medial and an exogenous, fronto-lateral inhibition centre has important implications for our understanding of emotion regulation in health and psychopathology. ..
  34. pmc Resting-state brain activity in schizophrenia and major depression: a quantitative meta-analysis
    Simone Kühn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Schizophr Bull 39:358-65. 2013
    ..The vmPFC has previously been identified as a crucial area for self-referential processing and may represent a target to increase the diagnostic validity of resting-state activity for disorders with dysfunctions of the self...
  35. doi Higher prefrontal cortical thickness in high schizotypal personality trait
    Simone Kühn
    Charite University Medicine, St Hedwig Krankenhaus, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Große Hamburger Straße 5 11, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 46:960-5. 2012
    ..One may speculate that this finding is in line with the hypothesis of a compensatory role of greater prefrontal cortex in schizotypy in healthy populations...
  36. 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...
  37. doi Common biology of craving across legal and illegal drugs - a quantitative meta-analysis of cue-reactivity brain response
    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 Gent, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 33:1318-26. 2011
    ..The ACC, right pallidum and ventral striatum were related to drug cue reactivity as well as self-reported craving, suggesting that this set of brain regions constitutes the core circuit of drug craving in nicotine and alcohol addiction...
  38. ncbi Better to take one long or two quick looks? Independent processing of evidence from discrete visual presentations
    Wolf Schwarz
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1337-52. 2008
    ..These predictions were tested, confirmed, and extended in 5 letter-identification experiments that focused on the mechanism by which information extracted from single arrays is integrated across different looks...
  39. doi Segregating cognitive functions within hippocampal formation: a quantitative meta-analysis on spatial navigation and episodic memory
    Simone Kühn
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University Henri Dunantlaan 2, Gent, Belgium Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, Berlin, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:1129-42. 2014
    ..This argues in favor of two distinct networks, one for spatial navigation the other for episodic memory within the hippocampal formation...
  40. pmc The Internal Anticipation of Sensory Action Effects: When Action Induces FFA and PPA Activity
    Simone Kühn
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology and Ghent Institute for Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ghent University Gent, Belgium
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:54. 2010
    ..This observation constitutes support for ideomotor theory...
  41. doi Reduced thickness of medial orbitofrontal cortex in smokers
    Simone Kühn
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Psychiatry 68:1061-5. 2010
    ..However, to date an analysis of cortical thickness in smokers compared with never-smokers has not been undertaken...