Walter Sturm

Summary

Affiliation: RWTH Aachen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Network for auditory intrinsic alertness: a PET study
    Walter Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, Neuropsychology, RWTH Aachen, University Hospital, Technical University Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 42:563-8. 2004
  2. pmc Combined space and alertness related therapy of visual hemineglect: effect of therapy frequency
    Walter Sturm
    Department of Neurology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Section Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH University, Aachen, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:373. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Common networks for selective auditory attention for sounds and words? An fMRI study with implications for attention rehabilitation
    Walter Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 29:73-83. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional anatomy of intrinsic alertness: evidence for a fronto-parietal-thalamic-brainstem network in the right hemisphere
    W Sturm
    Neurological Clinic Neuropsychology, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 37:797-805. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological assessment
    Walter Sturm
    Neurologische Klinik, Klinische Neuropsychologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    J Neurol 254:II12-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Alertness-training in neglect: behavioral and imaging results
    W Sturm
    Department of Neurology, Section Clinical Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 24:371-84. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatial attention: more than intrinsic alerting?
    W Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 171:16-25. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional reorganisation in patients with right hemisphere stroke after training of alertness: a longitudinal PET and fMRI study in eight cases
    Walter Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 42:434-50. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint On the functional neuroanatomy of intrinsic and phasic alertness
    W Sturm
    Department of Neurology Neuropsychology, Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen, Aachen, D 52074, Germany
    Neuroimage 14:S76-84. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of attentional resources in within-modal and cross-modal divided attention tasks: an fMRI study
    Rene Vohn
    Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:1267-75. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Network for auditory intrinsic alertness: a PET study
    Walter Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, Neuropsychology, RWTH Aachen, University Hospital, Technical University Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 42:563-8. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc Combined space and alertness related therapy of visual hemineglect: effect of therapy frequency
    Walter Sturm
    Department of Neurology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Section Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH University, Aachen, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:373. 2013
    ..The results of our current study are discussed as a possible consequence of reduced training time and intensity of both training measures under the combined training situation. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Common networks for selective auditory attention for sounds and words? An fMRI study with implications for attention rehabilitation
    Walter Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 29:73-83. 2011
    ..In an fMRI study the functional networks involved in auditory selective attention for sounds and words were investigated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional anatomy of intrinsic alertness: evidence for a fronto-parietal-thalamic-brainstem network in the right hemisphere
    W Sturm
    Neurological Clinic Neuropsychology, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 37:797-805. 1999
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological assessment
    Walter Sturm
    Neurologische Klinik, Klinische Neuropsychologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    J Neurol 254:II12-4. 2007
    ..Results and conclusions derived from the examination are documented in reports of diagnostic findings or in experts' reports...
  6. ncbi request reprint Alertness-training in neglect: behavioral and imaging results
    W Sturm
    Department of Neurology, Section Clinical Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 24:371-84. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of alertness training on hemispatial neglect...
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatial attention: more than intrinsic alerting?
    W Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 171:16-25. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional reorganisation in patients with right hemisphere stroke after training of alertness: a longitudinal PET and fMRI study in eight cases
    Walter Sturm
    Neurological Clinic, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 42:434-50. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint On the functional neuroanatomy of intrinsic and phasic alertness
    W Sturm
    Department of Neurology Neuropsychology, Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen, Aachen, D 52074, Germany
    Neuroimage 14:S76-84. 2001
    ..Under conditions of phasic alertness there are additional activations of left-hemisphere frontal and parietal structures which are interpreted as basal aspects of attention selectivity rather than additional features of alerting...
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of attentional resources in within-modal and cross-modal divided attention tasks: an fMRI study
    Rene Vohn
    Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:1267-75. 2007
    ..The supplementary fronto-parietal, anterior cingulate cortex, and thalamus activation in the auditory/visual condition could be argued to reflect an additional demand for coordination of two ongoing cross-modal cognitive processes...
  11. doi request reprint Staying responsive to the world: modality-specific and -nonspecific contributions to speeded auditory, tactile, and visual stimulus detection
    Robert Langner
    Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology Section, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:398-418. 2012
    ..The results further suggest that directing attention to a given sensory modality selectively enhances and suppresses sensory processing-even in simple detection tasks, which do not require inter- or intra-modal selection...
  12. doi request reprint Recovery from hemineglect: differential neurobiological effects of optokinetic stimulation and alertness training
    Markus Thimm
    Department of Neurology, Section Clinical Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Cortex 45:850-62. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Energetic effects of stimulus intensity on prolonged simple reaction-time performance
    Robert Langner
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Psychol Res 74:499-512. 2010
    ..Our study underscores the need to incorporate energetic factors into models of cognition to facilitate their translation into real-world applications...
  14. pmc Alertness and visuospatial attention in clinical depression
    Lisa Schock
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Medical School, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 11:78. 2011
    ..Cognitive deficits are a substantial burden in clinical depression. The present study considered dysfunction in the right-hemispheric attention network in depression, examining alertness and visuospatial attention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mental fatigue and temporal preparation in simple reaction-time performance
    Robert Langner
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 133:64-72. 2010
    ..We consider this result more consistent with the trace-conditioning account of temporal preparation...
  16. pmc Revealing the functional neuroanatomy of intrinsic alertness using fMRI: methodological peculiarities
    Benjamin Clemens
    Neurological Clinic, Section Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e25453. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Comparison of fMRI activation patterns for test and training procedures of alertness and focused attention
    Benjamin Clemens
    Neurological Clinic, Section Neuropsychology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 31:311-36. 2013
    ..The main objective of this fMRI study was to investigate specific as well as common neural correlates of alertness and focused attention and to assess the degree of neural overlap for two different tasks of the same attention function...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of spatial processing in virtual reality using functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI)
    Lydia Beck
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 13:211-5. 2010
    ..The present study provides an example for demonstrating the benefit of fMRI as an evaluation tool for the mental processes involved in virtual environments...
  19. doi request reprint Efficacy of alertness training in a case of brainstem encephalitis: clinical and theoretical implications
    Johanna Hauke
    Neurological Clinic, Neuropsychology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:164-82. 2011
    ..In M.P. it appeared that top-down control of the alertness network on impaired brainstem arousal structures had been re-activated by the training procedure and had remained stable across a long time period...
  20. ncbi request reprint Estradiol modulates functional brain organization during the menstrual cycle: an analysis of interhemispheric inhibition
    Susanne Weis
    Department of Neurology, Section Clinical Neuropsychology, University Hospital Aachen, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen University, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Neurosci 28:13401-10. 2008
    ..They may further contribute to the ongoing discussion of sex differences in brain function in that they help explain the dynamic part of functional brain organization in which the female differs from the male brain...
  21. pmc Does valence in the visual domain influence the spatial attention after auditory deviants? Exploratory data
    Lisa Schock
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Medical School, RWTH Aachen University Aachen, Germany Interdisciplinary Centre for Clinical Research, Medical School, RWTH Aachen University Aachen, Germany Jülich Aachen Research Alliance Translational Brain Medicine Jülich, Aachen, Germany
    Front Behav Neurosci 7:6. 2013
    ..However, negative valence processing in the right hemisphere may override this effect. Resource allocation such as spatial attention is regulated dynamically by multimodal and emotion information processing...
  22. pmc Mood modulates auditory laterality of hemodynamic mismatch responses during dichotic listening
    Lisa Schock
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Medical School, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e31936. 2012
    ..This imbalance of resources may be a neurophysiological correlate of laterality in sad mood and depression. Conceivably, the compensatory right-hemispheric enhancement of resources elicits increased ipsilateral processing...
  23. ncbi request reprint Surveillance program for former PCB-exposed workers of a transformer and capacitor recycling company, family members, employees of surrounding companies, and area residents--executive summary
    Thomas Kraus
    Department of Occupational and Social Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 75:1241-7. 2012
    ..Based on the results, criteria will be developed to define adverse health effects that might be attributable to a hazardous substance exposure...
  24. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms underlying freedom to choose an object
    Markus Thimm
    Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine INM 3, Cognitive Neurology Section, Research Centre Julich, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:2686-93. 2012
    ..A psychophysiological interaction (PPI) analysis showed increased functional connectivity of this area with bilateral areas of the extrastriate visual cortex...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spatial direction of attention enhances right hemispheric event-related gamma-band synchronization in humans
    Rene Gobbele
    Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 327:57-60. 2002
    ..This finding implicates the involvement of a right temporoparietal network in selective spatial attention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of primary and reflective consciousness of spatial orienting
    Paolo Bartolomeo
    INSERM UPMC UMR S 610, Hopital Salpetriere, Paris, France
    Neuropsychologia 46:348-61. 2008
    ..The extensive pattern of connectivity of the ACC is ideally suited to integrate the activity of the large neural assemblies necessary for reflective consciousness to emerge...
  27. ncbi request reprint Systems level modeling of a neuronal network subserving intrinsic alertness
    Felix M Mottaghy
    Department of Nuclear Medicine H H U, Düsseldorf and KME, Research Center Julich, Germany
    Neuroimage 29:225-33. 2006
    ....