Katja Wiech

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Anterior insula integrates information about salience into perceptual decisions about pain
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Neurosci 30:16324-31. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of negative emotions on pain: behavioral effects and neural mechanisms
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Neuroimage 47:987-94. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint An fMRI study measuring analgesia enhanced by religion as a belief system
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Pain 139:467-76. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Neurocognitive aspects of pain perception
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:306-13. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Flexible cerebral connectivity patterns subserve contextual modulations of pain
    Markus Ploner
    FMRIB Centre and Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Cereb Cortex 21:719-26. 2011
  6. pmc Cold or calculating? Reduced activity in the subgenual cingulate cortex reflects decreased emotional aversion to harming in counterintuitive utilitarian judgment
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Nuffield Division Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Cognition 126:364-72. 2013
  7. pmc Decoding the perception of pain from fMRI using multivariate pattern analysis
    Kay H Brodersen
    Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain FMRIB, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Nuffield Division Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Neuroimage 63:1162-70. 2012
  8. pmc Amygdala activity contributes to the dissociative effect of cannabis on pain perception
    Michael C Lee
    Centre for Functional MRI ofBrain FMRIB, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Pain 154:124-34. 2013
  9. pmc Prestimulus functional connectivity determines pain perception in humans
    Markus Ploner
    Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, UK
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:355-60. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The effect of treatment expectation on drug efficacy: imaging the analgesic benefit of the opioid remifentanil
    Ulrike Bingel
    Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Division of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, OX3 9DU Oxford, UK
    Sci Transl Med 3:70ra14. 2011

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Anterior insula integrates information about salience into perceptual decisions about pain
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Neurosci 30:16324-31. 2010
    ..These findings provide evidence that the anterior insula and MCC as a "salience network" integrate information about the significance of an impending stimulation into perceptual decision-making in the context of pain...
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of negative emotions on pain: behavioral effects and neural mechanisms
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Neuroimage 47:987-94. 2009
    ..We discuss possible neural mechanisms underlying this modulatory influence focusing on the periaqueductal grey (PAG), amygdala, anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) and anterior insula as key players in both, pain and affective processing...
  3. ncbi request reprint An fMRI study measuring analgesia enhanced by religion as a belief system
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Pain 139:467-76. 2008
    ..We suggest that religious belief might provide a framework that allows individuals to engage known pain-regulatory brain processes...
  4. doi request reprint Neurocognitive aspects of pain perception
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:306-13. 2008
    ..Taking placebo-induced analgesia as an example, we discuss the contribution of attention, expectation and reappraisal as three basic mechanisms that are important for the cognitive modulation of pain...
  5. doi request reprint Flexible cerebral connectivity patterns subserve contextual modulations of pain
    Markus Ploner
    FMRIB Centre and Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Cereb Cortex 21:719-26. 2011
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  6. pmc Cold or calculating? Reduced activity in the subgenual cingulate cortex reflects decreased emotional aversion to harming in counterintuitive utilitarian judgment
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Nuffield Division Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Cognition 126:364-72. 2013
    ..It may rather reflect a lack of empathic concern, and diminished aversion to harming others...
  7. pmc Decoding the perception of pain from fMRI using multivariate pattern analysis
    Kay H Brodersen
    Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain FMRIB, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Nuffield Division Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Neuroimage 63:1162-70. 2012
    ..In addition to its utility in establishing structure-function mappings, our approach affords trial-by-trial predictions and thus represents a step towards the goal of establishing an objective neuronal marker of pain perception...
  8. pmc Amygdala activity contributes to the dissociative effect of cannabis on pain perception
    Michael C Lee
    Centre for Functional MRI ofBrain FMRIB, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Pain 154:124-34. 2013
    ..Instead, the data reveal that amygdala activity contributes to interindividual response to cannabinoid analgesia, and suggest that dissociative effects of THC in the brain are relevant to pain relief in humans...
  9. pmc Prestimulus functional connectivity determines pain perception in humans
    Markus Ploner
    Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, UK
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:355-60. 2010
    ..We conclude that variations in functional connectivity underlie personality-related differences in individual susceptibility to pain...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of treatment expectation on drug efficacy: imaging the analgesic benefit of the opioid remifentanil
    Ulrike Bingel
    Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Division of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, OX3 9DU Oxford, UK
    Sci Transl Med 3:70ra14. 2011
    ..We propose that it may be necessary to integrate patients' beliefs and expectations into drug treatment regimes alongside traditional considerations in order to optimize treatment outcomes...
  11. pmc Anterolateral prefrontal cortex mediates the analgesic effect of expected and perceived control over pain
    Katja Wiech
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:11501-9. 2006
    ..Failure to activate right alPFC may explain the maladaptive effects of strong general control beliefs during uncontrollable pain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tactile discrimination, but not tactile stimulation alone, reduces chronic limb pain
    G Lorimer Moseley
    Pain Imaging Neuroscience Group, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Le Gros Clark Building, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX13QX, UK
    Pain 137:600-8. 2008
    ..These gains were maintained at three-month follow-up. We conclude that tactile stimulation can decrease pain and increase tactile acuity when patients are required to discriminate between the type and location of tactile stimuli...
  13. doi request reprint Dyspnoea and the brain
    Mari Herigstad
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Level 6, West Wing, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Respir Med 105:809-17. 2011
    ..A better understanding of the brain processes underlying dyspnoea perception will lead to new therapies that will improve quality of life for a very large group of patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pain relief as an opponent process: a psychophysical investigation
    Siri Leknes
    Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Clinical Neurology and Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, Oxford University, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 28:794-801. 2008
    ..Importantly, the high relief pleasantness ratings confirmed the hypothesized link between relief and reward...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of prior information on pain involves biased perceptual decision-making
    Katja Wiech
    Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, Univ of Oxford, Jr Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK Nuffield Dept of Clinical Neurosciences, Univ of Oxford, Jr Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:R679-81. 2014
    ..The results of both experiments strongly suggest that these changes in pain perception are predominantly based on altered perceptual decision-making. ..
  16. pmc Pain, decisions, and actions: a motivational perspective
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford Oxford, UK
    Front Neurosci 7:46. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Pain-specific modulation of hippocampal activity and functional connectivity during visual encoding
    Katarina Forkmann
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:2571-81. 2013
    ..In summary, our results show a pain-related disruption of visual encoding over and above the unpleasantness of a stimulus, suggesting a pain-specific interruptive mechanism that interferes with an early stage of memory formation...
  18. doi request reprint The effect of tactile discrimination training is enhanced when patients watch the reflected image of their unaffected limb during training
    G Lorimer Moseley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Pain 144:314-9. 2009
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