Lutz Jancke

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Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Virtual reality and the role of the prefrontal cortex in adults and children
    Lutz Jancke
    Psychological Institute, Division Neuropsychology, University of Zurich Zurich, Switzerland
    Front Neurosci 3:52-9. 2009
  2. pmc Pre-attentive modulation of brain responses to tones in coloured-hearing synesthetes
    Lutz Jancke
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Neurosci 13:151. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Diminished whole-brain but enhanced peri-sylvian connectivity in absolute pitch musicians
    Lutz Jancke
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1447-61. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The dynamic audio-motor system in pianists
    Lutz Jancke
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:246-52. 2012
  5. pmc Influence of virtual reality soccer game on walking performance in robotic assisted gait training for children
    Karin Brütsch
    Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:15. 2010
  6. pmc Brain stimulation modulates driving behavior
    Gian Beeli
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:34. 2008
  7. pmc Modulating presence and impulsiveness by external stimulation of the brain
    Gian Beeli
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:33. 2008
  8. pmc Individual preferences modulate incentive values: Evidence from functional MRI
    Susan Koeneke
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:55. 2008
  9. pmc Hemodynamic responses in human multisensory and auditory association cortex to purely visual stimulation
    Martin Meyer
    Institute of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Neurosci 8:14. 2007
  10. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation of the prefrontal cortex modulates working memory performance: combined behavioural and electrophysiological evidence
    Tino Zaehle
    Department of Neurology, Otto v, Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 12:2. 2011

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  1. pmc Virtual reality and the role of the prefrontal cortex in adults and children
    Lutz Jancke
    Psychological Institute, Division Neuropsychology, University of Zurich Zurich, Switzerland
    Front Neurosci 3:52-9. 2009
    ..Finally, the findings are discussed in the context of current models explaining the experience of presence, the rubber hand illusion, and out-of-body experiences...
  2. pmc Pre-attentive modulation of brain responses to tones in coloured-hearing synesthetes
    Lutz Jancke
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Neurosci 13:151. 2012
    ..In addition, there is an on-going debate as to whether attention to the inducer is necessarily required for eliciting a visual concurrent, or whether the latter can emerge in a pre-attentive fashion...
  3. doi request reprint Diminished whole-brain but enhanced peri-sylvian connectivity in absolute pitch musicians
    Lutz Jancke
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1447-61. 2012
    ..Taken together, whereas AP musicians demonstrate decreased global interconnectedness, the local connectedness in peri-sylvian brain areas is significantly higher than for relative pitch musicians and nonmusicians...
  4. doi request reprint The dynamic audio-motor system in pianists
    Lutz Jancke
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:246-52. 2012
    ..This study thus delivers evidence that the functional coupling between the auditory and premotor cortex varies during piano playing...
  5. pmc Influence of virtual reality soccer game on walking performance in robotic assisted gait training for children
    Karin Brütsch
    Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:15. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the immediate effect of different supportive conditions (VR versus non-VR conditions) on motor output in patients and healthy control children during training with the driven gait orthosis Lokomat*...
  6. pmc Brain stimulation modulates driving behavior
    Gian Beeli
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:34. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Modulating presence and impulsiveness by external stimulation of the brain
    Gian Beeli
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:33. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Individual preferences modulate incentive values: Evidence from functional MRI
    Susan Koeneke
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:55. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc Hemodynamic responses in human multisensory and auditory association cortex to purely visual stimulation
    Martin Meyer
    Institute of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Neurosci 8:14. 2007
    ..The participants had no other task than attending to the stimuli and indicating the end of each trial by pressing a button...
  10. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation of the prefrontal cortex modulates working memory performance: combined behavioural and electrophysiological evidence
    Tino Zaehle
    Department of Neurology, Otto v, Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 12:2. 2011
    ..In two experimental sessions, participants performed a letter two-back WM task after sham and either anodal or cathodal tDCS over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC)...
  11. ncbi request reprint The plastic human brain
    Lutz Jancke
    University Zurich, Psychological Institute, Division Neuropsychology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 27:521-38. 2009
    ..In this review I summarize and discuss reported findings of structural and functional plasticity in the intact human brain...
  12. doi request reprint The neuroanatomy of grapheme-color synesthesia
    Lutz Jancke
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 29:1287-93. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint A strong parietal hub in the small-world network of coloured-hearing synaesthetes during resting state EEG
    Lutz Jancke
    Division Neuropychology, Psychological Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neuropsychol 5:178-202. 2011
    ..A further important point is that these hub regions are even differently operating at rest supporting the idea that these hub characteristics are predetermining factors of coloured-hearing synaesthesia...
  14. pmc The architecture of the golfer's brain
    Lutz Jancke
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 4:e4785. 2009
    ..In this study, we report the relationship between a particular level of proficiency in playing golf (indicated by golf handicap level) and specific neuroanatomical features...
  15. pmc Music, memory and emotion
    Lutz Jancke
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biol 7:21. 2008
    ..A recent study in BMC Neuroscience has given new insights into the role of emotion in musical memory...
  16. doi request reprint Brain activation during fast driving in a driving simulator: the role of the lateral prefrontal cortex
    Lutz Jancke
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 19:1127-30. 2008
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of current theories about the role of the lateral prefrontal cortex in controlling risk-taking behavior, task switching, and multitasking...
  17. pmc Absolute pitch--functional evidence of speech-relevant auditory acuity
    Mathias S Oechslin
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 20:447-55. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that the neural underpinnings of pitch processing expertise exercise a strong influence on propositional speech perception (sentence meaning)...
  18. doi request reprint Neurophysiological evidence of impaired musical sound perception in cochlear-implant users
    Pascale Sandmann
    Division of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:2070-82. 2010
    ..The present study aimed at evaluating electrophysiological correlates of musical sound perception in CI users to help achieve the long-term goal of improved restoration of hearing in those individuals...
  19. doi request reprint The encoding of vowels and temporal speech cues in the auditory cortex of professional musicians: an EEG study
    Jürg Kühnis
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 51:1608-18. 2013
    ..These results shed light on the origin of the often reported advantage of musicians in processing a variety of speech sounds...
  20. doi request reprint The spatiotemporal characteristics of elementary audiovisual speech and music processing in musically untrained subjects
    Stefan Elmer
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Psychophysiol 83:259-68. 2012
    ..This study provides a novel approach to investigate the basic principles underlying elementary AV speech and music processing in subjects without formal musical education...
  21. ncbi request reprint A network for audio-motor coordination in skilled pianists and non-musicians
    Simon Baumann
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute for Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res 1161:65-78. 2007
    ..Our data imply an intermodal transformation network of auditory and motor areas which is subject to a certain degree of plasticity by means of intensive training...
  22. ncbi request reprint Increased cortical surface area of the left planum temporale in musicians facilitates the categorization of phonetic and temporal speech sounds
    Stefan Elmer
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Cortex 49:2812-21. 2013
    ..Hence, we provide first evidence for a relationship between musical expertise, cortical SA of the left PT, and the processing of fast-changing phonetic cues. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint A network for sensory-motor integration: what happens in the auditory cortex during piano playing without acoustic feedback?
    Simon Baumann
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Treichlerstrasse 10, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:186-8. 2005
    ..We provide evidence for the existence of a neuronal network of secondary and higher-order areas belonging to the auditory and motor modality that is important in the integration of auditory and motor domains...
  24. doi request reprint An empirical reevaluation of absolute pitch: behavioral and electrophysiological measurements
    Stefan Elmer
    Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1736-53. 2013
    ..Most notably, this behavioral superiority was reflected by an increased N400 effect and accompanied by a subsequent late positive component, the latter not being distinguishable in NAP musicians. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of "silent" clustered and sparse temporal fMRI acquisitions in tonal and speech perception tasks
    Tino Zaehle
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, and Institute of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 37:1195-204. 2007
    ..Furthermore, our data demonstrate the feasibility of the clustered acquisition of subsequent imaging volumes along the T1-decay...
  26. ncbi request reprint Segmental processing in the human auditory dorsal stream
    Tino Zaehle
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res 1220:179-90. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Synaesthesia: when coloured sounds taste sweet
    Gian Beeli
    Institute of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nature 434:38. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this combination of inducing stimulus and concurrent perception has not been described before...
  28. ncbi request reprint How finger tapping practice enhances efficiency of motor control
    Susan Koeneke
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 17:1565-9. 2006
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Evidence of frontotemporal structural hypoconnectivity in social anxiety disorder: A quantitative fiber tractography study
    Volker Baur
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:437-46. 2013
    ..The results point to a specific role of the left UF with regard to altered white matter volume in SAD. However, results should be replicated and functional correlates of altered UF volume be determined in future studies...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term exposure to music enhances the sensitivity of the auditory system in children
    Martin Meyer
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 34:755-65. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Coherence and phase locking of intracerebral activation during visuo- and audio-motor learning of continuous tracking movements
    Julia Blum
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute for Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 182:59-69. 2007
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Musical expertise affects attention as reflected by auditory-evoked gamma-band activity in human EEG
    Cyrill G M Ott
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology bInternational Normal Aging and Plasticity Imaging Center INAPIC, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 24:445-50. 2013
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that musical expertise influences attention effects on the intensity-modulated early auditory-evoked GBR with respect to intertrial phase coherence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Neural control of playing a reversed piano: empirical evidence for an unusual cortical organization of musical functions
    Lutz Jancke
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 17:447-51. 2006
    ..We suggest that C.S.'s pattern of functional asymmetry, characterized by audio-motor control using a right-sided network, could be a factor in his exceptional piano-playing ability on both the standard and reversed keyboard...
  34. doi request reprint Enhancement of auditory-evoked potentials in musicians reflects an influence of expertise but not selective attention
    Simon Baumann
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:2238-49. 2008
    ..However, independent from the N1-P2 complex, attention evoked an Nd-like negative component in musicians but not in nonmusicians, which suggests that plasticity also affects top-down processes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Neuronal modifications during visuomotor association learning assessed by electric brain tomography
    Elke Praeg
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Treichlerstrasse 10, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 19:61-75. 2006
    ..The present study has shown specific time elements of a visuomotor-memory-related network, which might support learning progress during visuomotor association learning...
  36. ncbi request reprint Silent and continuous fMRI scanning differentially modulate activation in an auditory language comprehension task
    Conny F Schmidt
    Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University and ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:46-56. 2008
    ..Our findings implicate that silent fMRI is advantageous when it comes to the exploration of auditory and speech functions residing in the supratemporal plane...
  37. doi request reprint Neurofunctional and behavioral correlates of phonetic and temporal categorization in musically trained and untrained subjects
    Stefan Elmer
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 22:650-8. 2012
    ..These results have implications for our understanding of musical expertise in relation to segmental speech processing...
  38. doi request reprint Differential language expertise related to white matter architecture in regions subserving sensory-motor coupling, articulation, and interhemispheric transfer
    Stefan Elmer
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:2064-74. 2011
    ..These results have implications for our understanding of language expertise in relation to white matter adaptations...
  39. doi request reprint Early electrophysiological correlates of meter and rhythm processing in music perception
    Eveline Geiser
    Department of Neuropsychology, University Zurich, Switzerland
    Cortex 45:93-102. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the data indicate that non-musicians are as proficient as musicians when it comes to rhythm perception, suggesting that correct rhythm perception is crucial not only for musicians but for every individual...
  40. ncbi request reprint From emotion perception to emotion experience: emotions evoked by pictures and classical music
    Thomas Baumgartner
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute for Psychology, University of Zurich, Treichlerstrasse 10, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Psychophysiol 60:34-43. 2006
    ..Summing up, these findings demonstrate that music can markedly enhance the emotional experience evoked by affective pictures...
  41. doi request reprint Musicianship boosts perceptual learning of pseudoword-chimeras: an electrophysiological approach
    Jürg Kühnis
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 26:110-25. 2013
    ..Hence, this study provides first evidence for a relationship between changes in microstates, musical expertise, and perceptual verbal learning mechanisms...
  42. doi request reprint Computer-based learning of spelling skills in children with and without dyslexia
    Monika Kast
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Dyslexia 61:177-200. 2011
    ..Generally, our data showed that memory sources are supportive cognitive functions for acquiring spelling skills and for using the information cues of a multi-modal learning environment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Time course of neural activity correlated with colored-hearing synesthesia
    Gian Beeli
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zürich 8032, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 18:379-85. 2008
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Globally altered structural brain network topology in grapheme-color synesthesia
    Jürgen Hänggi
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 31:5816-28. 2011
    ..Connectivity alterations were widespread and not restricted to the FuG and IPS. Therefore, synesthetic experience might be only one phenotypic manifestation of the globally altered network architecture in GCS...
  45. ncbi request reprint The neural correlate of speech rhythm as evidenced by metrical speech processing
    Eveline Geiser
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:541-52. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of evoked potentials to dyadic tones after cochlear implantation
    Pascale Sandmann
    Institute of Psychology, Division of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain 132:1967-79. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Modulation of corticospinal activity by strong emotions evoked by pictures and classical music: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Thomas Baumgartner
    Department of Neuropsychology, Laboratory for Neuroeconomics and Social Neurosciences, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 18:261-5. 2007
    ..These findings strongly indicate that arousal is a necessary, but not sufficient, prerequisite for triggering the motor system of the brain. We offer a potential explanation for this discrepant, but intriguing, finding in the paper...
  48. ncbi request reprint The effects of working memory training on functional brain network efficiency
    Nicolas Langer
    Division Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Cortex 49:2424-38. 2013
    ..Taken together, this is the first longitudinal study that provides evidence for the plasticity of the functional brain network underlying WM. ..
  49. doi request reprint General emotion processing in social anxiety disorder: neural issues of cognitive control
    Annette Beatrix Brühl
    Clinic for General and Social Psychiatry, University Hospital of Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 212:108-15. 2013
    ..In contrast to studies in healthy subjects, cognitive control was not associated with increased activation of prefrontal regions in SAD. This points to possibly disturbed general emotion regulating circuits in SAD...
  50. pmc The problem of thresholding in small-world network analysis
    Nicolas Langer
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e53199. 2013
    ..Consequently alternative approaches are presented, which overcome these methodological issues...
  51. ncbi request reprint Activation of serotonin 2A receptors underlies the psilocybin-induced effects on α oscillations, N170 visual-evoked potentials, and visual hallucinations
    Michael Kometer
    Neuropsychopharmacology and Brain Imaging, Clinic of Affective Disorders and General Psychiatry, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 33:10544-51. 2013
    ..This change in N170 potentials may be important not only for psilocybin-induced states but also for understanding acute hallucinatory states seen in psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease...
  52. doi request reprint Cortical thickness of supratemporal plane predicts auditory N1 amplitude
    Franziskus Liem
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 23:1026-30. 2012
    ..In particular, lower cortical thickness was associated with larger N1 amplitudes. This is well in agreement with previous functional magnetic resonance studies reporting a thinner cortex to be related to a larger functional response...
  53. ncbi request reprint The case of a left-handed pianist playing a reversed keyboard: a challenge for the neuroscience of music
    Lutz Jancke
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, Zürichbergstr 43, CH 8044 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 13:1579-83. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Brain activation induced by dentine hypersensitivity pain--an fMRI study
    Michael L Meier
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Periodontol 39:441-7. 2012
    ..The current investigation focused on differential cerebral activity elicited by stimulation of sensitive and insensitive teeth by means of natural air stimuli...
  55. ncbi request reprint Neural correlate of spatial presence in an arousing and noninteractive virtual reality: an EEG and psychophysiology study
    Thomas Baumgartner
    Institute for Empirical Research in Economics and Neuroeconomics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:30-45. 2006
    ..Thus, the result of our study implies that the increased spatial presence experience in children may result from the not fully developed control functions of the frontal cortex...
  56. doi request reprint Musical expertise induces neuroplasticity of the planum temporale
    Martin Meyer
    Research Unit for Neuroplasticity and Learning in the Healthy Aging Brain, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:116-23. 2012
    ..In particular, we introduce two studies of our group that show to what extent brains of musicians are more proficient in phonetic task performance...
  57. doi request reprint Limitation of physical performance in a muscle fatiguing handgrip exercise is mediated by thalamo-insular activity
    Lea Hilty
    Exercise Physiology, Institute of Human Movement Sciences, ETH Zurich, and Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:2151-60. 2011
    ....
  58. pmc The effects of practice distribution upon the regional oscillatory activity in visuomotor learning
    Bettina Studer
    Department of Neuropsychology, Psychological Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 6:8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a massed compared to a distributed practice upon visuomotor learning as well as upon the regional oscillatory activity in the sensorimotor cortex...
  59. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic topography measures of experienced utility
    Andreas Pedroni
    Division of Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 31:10474-80. 2011
    ..The results provide important new evidence regarding "how," "when," and "where" the brain evaluates outcomes with different hedonic impact...
  60. ncbi request reprint Structural neuroplasticity in the sensorimotor network of professional female ballet dancers
    Jürgen Hänggi
    Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:1196-206. 2010
    ..Reductions in brain activity are accompanied by local decreases in GM and WM volumes and decreased FA...
  61. ncbi request reprint The emotional power of music: how music enhances the feeling of affective pictures
    Thomas Baumgartner
    Institute for Empirical Research in Economics and Neuroeconomics, University of Zurich, Blumlisalpstrasse 10, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res 1075:151-64. 2006
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Simultaneous interpreters as a model for neuronal adaptation in the domain of language processing
    Stefan Elmer
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res 1317:147-56. 2010
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Electrical brain imaging reveals spatio-temporal dynamics of timbre perception in humans
    Martin Meyer
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Treichlerstrasse 10, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 32:1510-23. 2006
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Bimanual versus unimanual coordination: what makes the difference?
    Susan Koeneke
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 22:1336-50. 2004
    ..It even seemed to be less demanding for the motor system to control the cursor bimanually compared to the unimanual performance with two adjacent fingers...
  65. pmc Perspective and agency during video gaming influences spatial presence experience and brain activation patterns
    Michael Havranek
    Clinic for Affective Disorders, University Clinic of Psychiatry Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 8:34. 2012
    ..In this study, two main media factors (perspective and agency) were investigated while participants played a commercially available video game...
  66. doi request reprint The rewarding value of good motor performance in the context of monetary incentives
    Kai Lutz
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 50:1739-47. 2012
    ..Thus the ventral striatum is suggested to be involved in the processing of intrinsically motivated behavior...
  67. pmc Neural activity associated with self-reflection
    Uwe Herwig
    Department for Social and General Psychiatry Zurich West, University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Neurosci 13:52. 2012
    ..The reflection period was initialized by a cue and followed by photographs of the respective persons (perception of pictures of oneself or the other person)...
  68. doi request reprint Functional brain network efficiency predicts intelligence
    Nicolas Langer
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich 8050, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:1393-406. 2012
    ..These theories are currently the most established intelligence theories in neuroscience. Our findings revealed robust evidence of an efficiently organized resting state functional brain network for highly productive cognitions...
  69. doi request reprint Reducing the interval between volume acquisitions improves "sparse" scanning protocols in event-related auditory fMRI
    Franziskus Liem
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 25:182-93. 2012
    ..Alternatively, a given number of stimuli can be presented in less time, and this broadens the spectrum of possible fMRI applications...
  70. pmc Volumetric associations between uncinate fasciculus, amygdala, and trait anxiety
    Volker Baur
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Neurosci 13:4. 2012
    ..Since UF volumetric measures are newly applied measures, it is necessary to cross-validate them using further neural and behavioral indicators of anxiety...
  71. doi request reprint Multi- and unisensory decoding of words and nonwords result in differential brain responses in dyslexic and nondyslexic adults
    Monika Kast
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Lang 119:136-48. 2011
    ..This problem may be caused by impaired audiovisual processing in multimodal areas...
  72. doi request reprint Transfer effects of practice for simple alternating movements
    Susan Koeneke
    Department of Psychology, Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Mot Behav 41:347-55. 2009
    ..Last, in terms of speed and regularity of movement, the digits broke down into 2 different clusters; the thumb, index finger, and middle finger formed 1 cluster superior to that formed by the ring and small fingers...
  73. pmc When the sun prickles your nose: an EEG study identifying neural bases of photic sneezing
    Nicolas Langer
    Psychological Institute, Division of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 5:e9208. 2010
    ..Exposure to bright light such as sunlight elicits a sneeze or prickling sensation in about one of every four individuals. This study presents the first scientific examination of this phenomenon, called 'the photic sneeze reflex'...
  74. doi request reprint Training-induced neural plasticity in golf novices
    Ladina Bezzola
    Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology and International Normal Aging and Plasticity Imaging Center, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 31:12444-8. 2011
    ..Thus, we demonstrate that a physical leisure activity induces training-dependent changes in gray matter and assume that a strict and controlled training protocol is not mandatory for training-induced adaptations of gray matter...
  75. doi request reprint Volumes of lateral temporal and parietal structures distinguish between healthy aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease
    Jürgen Hänggi
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Alzheimers Dis 26:719-34. 2011
    ..g., language and visuospatial abilities, may be tested more extensively to obtain additional information that might enhance the diagnostic accuracy further...
  76. doi request reprint Chronometric features of processing unpleasant stimuli: a functional MRI-based transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Tina Kaffenberger
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 19:777-81. 2008
    ..The data suggest a parallel and conjoint involvement of prefrontal and parietal areas for the identification of emotionally negative stimuli...
  77. ncbi request reprint Coherent intracerebral brain oscillations during learned continuous tracking movements
    Julia Blum
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute for Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, 8050, Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 185:443-51. 2008
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  78. ncbi request reprint Frequency correlates in grapheme-color synaesthesia
    Gian Beeli
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Sci 18:788-92. 2007
    ..The results for digit and letter frequency indicate that experience with graphemes may shape synaesthetic color perception...
  79. ncbi request reprint The role of the right dorsal premotor cortex in visuomotor learning: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Elke Praeg
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 16:1715-8. 2005
    ..We conclude that the right dorsal premotor cortex is not directly involved in associating visual with motor cues. We suggest that this area is intimately involved in selection and preparation of forthcoming movements...
  80. ncbi request reprint Converging evidence of ERD/ERS and BOLD responses in motor control research
    Lutz Jancke
    University Zurich, Department of Neuropsychology, Treichlerstrasse 10, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Prog Brain Res 159:261-71. 2006
    ..However, the neural efficiency to control finger tapping speed (as measured with hemodynamic responses or ERD/ERS patterns) is a matter of training...
  81. ncbi request reprint ERP differences of pre-lexical processing between dyslexic and non-dyslexic children
    Monika Kast
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Psychophysiol 77:59-69. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that dyslexic children commit fewer specialized neuronal circuits for processing print and confirm the reasoning that acquiring reading skills requires cortical reorganization over occipitotemporal regions...
  82. pmc Music listening while you learn: no influence of background music on verbal learning
    Lutz Jancke
    Department of Neuropsychology, Psychological Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Funct 6:3. 2010
    ..Whether listening to background music enhances verbal learning performance is still disputed. In this study we investigated the influence of listening to background music on verbal learning performance and the associated brain activations...
  83. ncbi request reprint The multiple synaesthete E.S.: neuroanatomical basis of interval-taste and tone-colour synaesthesia
    Jürgen Hänggi
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 43:192-203. 2008
    ..Our findings might have implications for the understanding of multimodal integration and may encourage similar research into dysfunctional perceptual phenomenon such as hallucinations in schizophrenics or in Charles Bonnet syndrome...
  84. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in the parietal substrate associated with visuospatial cognition independent of general intelligence
    Jürgen Hänggi
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmuehlestrasse 14 PO Box 25, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:139-55. 2010
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  85. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of a 'pessimistic' attitude when anticipating events of unknown emotional valence
    Uwe Herwig
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Department of Neuropsychology, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 34:848-58. 2007
    ..Their activity appears to reflect a 'pessimistic' bias by anticipating the events of unknown valence to be unpleasant...
  86. doi request reprint Intensive language training and attention modulate the involvement of fronto-parietal regions during a non-verbal auditory discrimination task
    Stefan Elmer
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 34:165-75. 2011
    ..Our results imply that language training modulates brain activity in regions involved in the top-down regulation of auditory functions...
  87. ncbi request reprint Hearing syllables by seeing visual stimuli
    Lutz Jancke
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, Division of Neuropsychology, Treichlerstr 10, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 19:2603-8. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that auditory verbal imagery is associated with haemodynamic responses in secondary auditory and not primary auditory areas...
  88. ncbi request reprint Long-term training affects cerebellar processing in skilled keyboard players
    Susan Koeneke
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Treichlerstrasse 10, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 15:1279-82. 2004
    ..For the same movements fewer neurons need to be recruited. The different volume of the activated cortical areas might therefore reflect the different effort necessary for motor performance in both groups...
  89. pmc Morphological brain differences between adult stutterers and non-stutterers
    Lutz Jancke
    Institute of Psychology, Department Neuropsychology, University Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Neurol 4:23. 2004
    ..The major aim of this study was to determine whether adults with PDS have anomalous anatomy in cortical speech-language areas...
  90. doi request reprint Pre-reflective and reflective self-reference: a spatiotemporal EEG analysis
    Michaela Esslen
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 42:437-49. 2008
    ..The right inferior parietal lobe seems to be involved in self-referential processing in general...
  91. doi request reprint Self-related awareness and emotion regulation
    Uwe Herwig
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 50:734-41. 2010
    ....
  92. doi request reprint P50 suppression, prepulse inhibition, and startle reactivity in the same patient cohort suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dominique H Holstein
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 126:188-97. 2010
    ..However, findings are inconsistent, and potential relationships to symptomatology remain unclear...
  93. doi request reprint White matter plasticity in the corticospinal tract of musicians: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Adrian Imfeld
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Binzmuehlestr 14, CH 8050 Zurich Switzerland
    Neuroimage 46:600-7. 2009
    ..Our results imply that training-induced changes in diffusion characteristics of the axonal membrane may lead to increased radial diffusivity as reflected in decreased FA values...
  94. pmc The plasticity of the superior longitudinal fasciculus as a function of musical expertise: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Mathias S Oechslin
    Department of Neuropsychology, Division of Psychology, University of Zurich Zurich, Switzerland
    Front Hum Neurosci 3:76. 2009
    ..In order to reconcile our observations with general aspects of development of fibre bundles, we introduce the Pioneer Axon Thesis, a theoretical approach to formalize axonal arrangements of major white matter pathways...
  95. doi request reprint Differential modulation of emotion processing brain regions by noradrenergic and serotonergic antidepressants
    Annette Beatrix Brühl
    Clinic for General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:389-99. 2011
    ..However, there are currently no neurobiological criteria for selecting between these targets and predicting the treatment response in individual depressed patients...
  96. doi request reprint Differential magnitude coding of gains and omitted rewards in the ventral striatum
    Andreas Pedroni
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsychology, Switzerland
    Brain Res 1411:76-86. 2011
    ..These clusters changed their connectivity with the ventral striatum in relation to the absolute reward magnitude in reward omission trials...
  97. doi request reprint Plasticity and imaging research in healthy aging: core ideas and profile of the International Normal Aging and Plasticity Imaging Center (INAPIC)
    Jacqueline Zollig
    International Normal Aging and Plasticity Imaging Center INAPIC, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gerontology 57:190-2. 2011
    ..This article introduces the core ideas of the INAPIC, its key research areas, and the available infrastructure...
  98. doi request reprint Spinal opioid receptor-sensitive muscle afferents contribute to the fatigue-induced increase in intracortical inhibition in healthy humans
    Lea Hilty
    Exercise Physiology, ETH Zurich and Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Physiol 96:505-17. 2011
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  99. doi request reprint Motor and non-motor error and the influence of error magnitude on brain activity
    Karin Graziella Nadig
    Department of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, 8050, Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 202:45-54. 2010
    ..No significant positive correlation between internal error and brain activity could be detected. These results indicate that motor errors have a differential effect on brain activity compared with non-motor errors...