Michael Koenigs

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of prefrontal cortex in psychopathy
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Rev Neurosci 23:253-62. 2012
  2. pmc Utilitarian moral judgment in psychopathy
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:708-14. 2012
  3. pmc Areas of left perisylvian cortex mediate auditory-verbal short-term memory
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Neuropsychologia 49:3612-9. 2011
  4. pmc Investigating the neural correlates of psychopathy: a critical review
    M Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 16:792-9. 2011
  5. pmc Left dorsomedial frontal brain damage is associated with insomnia
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 30:16041-3. 2010
  6. pmc Economic decision-making in psychopathy: a comparison with ventromedial prefrontal lesion patients
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:2198-204. 2010
  7. pmc Superior parietal cortex is critical for the manipulation of information in working memory
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14980-6. 2009
  8. pmc The functional neuroanatomy of depression: distinct roles for ventromedial and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Behav Brain Res 201:239-43. 2009
  9. pmc Prefrontal asymmetry in depression? The long-term effect of unilateral brain lesions
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Neurosci Lett 459:88-90. 2009
  10. pmc Cortical thinning in psychopathy
    Martina Ly
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, the Neuroscience Training Program, and the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:743-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The role of prefrontal cortex in psychopathy
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Rev Neurosci 23:253-62. 2012
    ..Although this burgeoning field still faces a number of methodological challenges and outstanding questions that will need to be resolved by future studies, the research to date has established a link between psychopathy and PFC...
  2. pmc Utilitarian moral judgment in psychopathy
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:708-14. 2012
    ..These results provide novel laboratory evidence of abnormal moral judgment in psychopaths, as well as additional support for the importance of considering psychopathic subtypes...
  3. pmc Areas of left perisylvian cortex mediate auditory-verbal short-term memory
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Neuropsychologia 49:3612-9. 2011
    ..These results support the conclusion that verbal STM and language processing are mediated by the same areas of left perisylvian cortex...
  4. pmc Investigating the neural correlates of psychopathy: a critical review
    M Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 16:792-9. 2011
    ..We propose several strategies for resolving these methodological issues in future studies, with the goal of fostering further progress in the identification of the neural correlates of psychopathy...
  5. pmc Left dorsomedial frontal brain damage is associated with insomnia
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 30:16041-3. 2010
    ..Our findings are the first to demonstrate a link between insomnia and a discrete locus of brain damage, providing novel insight into the neurobiological mechanisms of sleep maintenance...
  6. pmc Economic decision-making in psychopathy: a comparison with ventromedial prefrontal lesion patients
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:2198-204. 2010
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  7. pmc Superior parietal cortex is critical for the manipulation of information in working memory
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14980-6. 2009
    ..These results indicate that superior parietal cortex is critically important for the manipulation of information in working memory...
  8. pmc The functional neuroanatomy of depression: distinct roles for ventromedial and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Behav Brain Res 201:239-43. 2009
    ..The putative roles of ventromedial and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in depression are discussed in light of the results...
  9. pmc Prefrontal asymmetry in depression? The long-term effect of unilateral brain lesions
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Neurosci Lett 459:88-90. 2009
    ..These data converge with previous stroke studies to suggest that PFC lesion laterality has no long-term systematic effect on vulnerability to depression...
  10. pmc Cortical thinning in psychopathy
    Martina Ly
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, the Neuroscience Training Program, and the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:743-9. 2012
    ..The authors assessed cortical thickness and corresponding functional connectivity in psychopathic prison inmates...
  11. pmc Distinct regions of prefrontal cortex mediate resistance and vulnerability to depression
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 28:12341-8. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate that vmPFC and dorsal PFC are critically and causally involved in depression, although with very different roles: vmPFC damage confers resistance to depression, whereas dorsal PFC damage confers vulnerability...
  12. pmc Reduced prefrontal connectivity in psychopathy
    Julian C Motzkin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 31:17348-57. 2011
    ..Together, these data converge to implicate diminished vmPFC connectivity as a characteristic neurobiological feature of psychopathy...
  13. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder: the role of medial prefrontal cortex and amygdala
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Neuroscientist 15:540-8. 2009
    ..The putative roles of the amygdala and the vmPFC in the pathophysiology of PTSD, as well as implications for potential treatments, are discussed in light of these results...