Nicolas Langer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of limb immobilization on brain plasticity
    N Langer
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, and International Normal Aging and Plasticity Imaging Center, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurology 78:182-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Resting-state functional and structural connectivity within an insula-amygdala route specifically index state and trait anxiety
    Volker Baur
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, Zurich, Switzerland
    Biol Psychiatry 73:85-92. 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Fatigue-induced increase in intracortical communication between mid/anterior insular and motor cortex during cycling exercise
    Lea Hilty
    Exercise Physiology, Institute of Human Movement Sciences, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 34:2035-42. 2011
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Effects of limb immobilization on brain plasticity
    N Langer
    Division of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, and International Normal Aging and Plasticity Imaging Center, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurology 78:182-8. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Resting-state functional and structural connectivity within an insula-amygdala route specifically index state and trait anxiety
    Volker Baur
    Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 25, Zurich, Switzerland
    Biol Psychiatry 73:85-92. 2013
    ..Studying whether inter-individual differences in anxiety reflect variation in insula-amygdala connectivity is a way to push forward the understanding of network-related aspects underlying anxious behavior...
  3. 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...
  4. 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'...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Fatigue-induced increase in intracortical communication between mid/anterior insular and motor cortex during cycling exercise
    Lea Hilty
    Exercise Physiology, Institute of Human Movement Sciences, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 34:2035-42. 2011
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to empirically demonstrate that muscle fatigue leads to changes in interaction between structures of a brain's neural network...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of working memory training in young and old adults
    Claudia C von Bastian
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestrasse 14 22, Zurich, Switzerland
    Mem Cognit 41:611-24. 2013
    ..However, in contrast to a previous study in which each facet of working memory capacity was trained separately, the present study showed that training multiple functional categories simultaneously induces less transfer...
  12. pmc Processing of voiced and unvoiced acoustic stimuli in musicians
    Cyrill Guy Martin Ott
    Division Neuropsychology, Psychological Institute, University of Zurich Zurich, Switzerland
    Front Psychol 2:195. 2011
    ..As a further explanation it is also possible that musicians devote more neurophysiological resources into the analysis of unvoiced segments...