Jan Wacker

Summary

Affiliation: Philipps University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is running away right? The behavioral activation-behavioral inhibition model of anterior asymmetry
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Emotion 8:232-49. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Investigating the dopaminergic basis of extraversion in humans: A multilevel approach
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:171-87. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Resting posterior versus frontal delta/theta EEG activity is associated with extraversion and the COMT VAL(158)MET polymorphism
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 478:88-92. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Agentic extraversion modulates the cardiovascular effects of the dopamine D2 agonist bromocriptine
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychophysiology 43:372-81. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Dopamine-d2-receptor blockade reverses the association between trait approach motivation and frontal asymmetry in an approach-motivation context
    Jan Wacker
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychol Sci 24:489-97. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Agentic extraversion as a predictor of effort-related cardiovascular response
    Christoph J Kemper
    Gutenberg University Mainz, Faculty of Psychology, Staudingerweg 9, D 55099 Mainz, Germany
    Biol Psychol 78:191-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Dopamine effects on human error processing depend on catechol-O-methyltransferase VAL158MET genotype
    Erik M Mueller
    Philipps Universitat Marburg, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:15818-25. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Brain-heart coupling at the P300 latency is linked to anterior cingulate cortex and insula--a cardio-electroencephalographic covariance tracing study
    Christian Panitz
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 94:185-91. 2013
  9. doi request reprint On the differentiation of N2 components in an appetitive choice task: evidence for the revised Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory
    Anja Leue
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, Marburg, Germany
    Psychophysiology 46:1244-57. 2009
  10. doi request reprint 5-HTTLPR and anxiety modulate brain-heart covariation
    Erik M Mueller
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychophysiology 50:441-53. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Is running away right? The behavioral activation-behavioral inhibition model of anterior asymmetry
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Emotion 8:232-49. 2008
    ..In addition, the present study also supports an association of right parietal activation with physiological arousal and the conceptualization of parietal EEG asymmetry as a mediator of emotion-related physiological arousal...
  2. ncbi request reprint Investigating the dopaminergic basis of extraversion in humans: A multilevel approach
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:171-87. 2006
    ..New research avenues and theoretical extensions suggested by these results are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Resting posterior versus frontal delta/theta EEG activity is associated with extraversion and the COMT VAL(158)MET polymorphism
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 478:88-92. 2010
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  4. ncbi request reprint Agentic extraversion modulates the cardiovascular effects of the dopamine D2 agonist bromocriptine
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychophysiology 43:372-81. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Dopamine-d2-receptor blockade reverses the association between trait approach motivation and frontal asymmetry in an approach-motivation context
    Jan Wacker
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychol Sci 24:489-97. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Agentic extraversion as a predictor of effort-related cardiovascular response
    Christoph J Kemper
    Gutenberg University Mainz, Faculty of Psychology, Staudingerweg 9, D 55099 Mainz, Germany
    Biol Psychol 78:191-9. 2008
    ..Effort decreased after the moderately difficult 2-back task. Results provide first evidence for an extraversion-based extension of the model and are discussed with regard to mood and resource allocation as possible mechanisms...
  7. doi request reprint Dopamine effects on human error processing depend on catechol-O-methyltransferase VAL158MET genotype
    Erik M Mueller
    Philipps Universitat Marburg, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:15818-25. 2011
    ..Consistent with an influence of serotonin on PFC DA, the COMT × Substance interaction was modulated by 5-HTTLPR...
  8. doi request reprint Brain-heart coupling at the P300 latency is linked to anterior cingulate cortex and insula--a cardio-electroencephalographic covariance tracing study
    Christian Panitz
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 94:185-91. 2013
    ..These results suggest that key regions of central autonomic control are involved in cortico-cardiac coupling evoked by feedback stimuli...
  9. doi request reprint On the differentiation of N2 components in an appetitive choice task: evidence for the revised Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory
    Anja Leue
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, Marburg, Germany
    Psychophysiology 46:1244-57. 2009
    ..The results support the RST prediction that BAS sensitivity modulates conflict processing and confirm the cognitive-motivational conflict concept of RST...
  10. doi request reprint 5-HTTLPR and anxiety modulate brain-heart covariation
    Erik M Mueller
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychophysiology 50:441-53. 2013
    ..Moreover, after negative feedback, EEG-HP correlations and feedback-related negativity amplitudes independently correlated with NANX. The results indicate that individual differences in brain-heart covariation relate to 5-HT and NANX...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a dopaminergic link between working memory and agentic extraversion: an analysis of load-related changes in EEG alpha 1 activity
    Mira Lynn Chavanon
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 74:46-59. 2007
    ..However, in contrast to our expectations this effect was largely due to parietal instead of frontal sites...
  12. doi request reprint How to consistently link extraversion and intelligence to the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene: on defining and measuring psychological phenotypes in neurogenetic research
    Jan Wacker
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:427-44. 2012
    ..More importantly, the present findings have important implications for the definition of psychological phenotypes in neurogenetic research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anger and fear: Separable effects of emotion and motivational direction on somatovisceral responses
    Gerhard Stemmler
    Philipps Universitat Marburg, Faculty of Psychology, Marburg, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 66:141-53. 2007
    ..Results support the Component Model of Somatovisceral Response Organization...
  14. doi request reprint Personality, emotion, and individual differences in physiological responses
    Gerhard Stemmler
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 84:541-51. 2010
    ..We conclude by outlining the implications of the interactionistic approach for biopsychological personality research...
  15. doi request reprint Defensiveness and anxiety predict frontal EEG asymmetry only in specific situational contexts
    Nicolas W Crost
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Marburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 78:43-52. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that an association between EEG-asymmetry and personality variables may only be observed in situations that are relevant to the personality dimensions of interest...
  16. doi request reprint Rostral anterior cingulate activity generates posterior versus anterior theta activity linked to agentic extraversion
    Mira Lynn Chavanon
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Gutenbergstr 18, 35037, Marburg, Germany
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 11:172-85. 2011
    ..52), and both displayed high retest stability across 5 hr and were associated with traits from the aE spectrum. These neurophysiological correlates of aE and their possible functional significance are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sexually dimorphic link between dopamine D2 receptor gene and neuroticism-anxiety
    Jan Wacker
    Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Neuroreport 16:611-4. 2005
    ..We conclude that new theoretical models are needed to account for these and other recent reports of associations between neuroticism-anxiety and brain dopamine, which cannot be interpreted within the traditional framework...
  18. pmc Panic disorder and serotonin reuptake inhibitors predict coupling of cortical and cardiac activity
    Erik M Mueller
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:507-14. 2014
    ..Future work should clarify whether brain-heart coupling has a causal role in PD, for example by facilitating panic attacks. ..
  19. pmc The role of the nucleus accumbens and rostral anterior cingulate cortex in anhedonia: integration of resting EEG, fMRI, and volumetric techniques
    Jan Wacker
    Department of Psychology, Philipps Universitaet, Marburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 46:327-37. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results help elucidate the neural basis of anhedonia and strengthen the argument for anhedonia as an endophenotype for depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Separating emotion and motivational direction in fear and anger: effects on frontal asymmetry
    Jan Wacker
    Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, Germany
    Emotion 3:167-93. 2003
    ..Results are discussed within a model based on behavioral inhibition system-behavioral activation system theory...