Antje B M Gerdes

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Affiliation: University of Mannheim
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Why do you smile at me while I'm in pain? --Pain selectively modulates voluntary facial muscle responses to happy faces
    Antje B M Gerdes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Germany Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 85:161-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Electrocortical evidence for preferential processing of dynamic pain expressions compared to other emotional expressions
    Philipp Reicherts
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Pain 153:1959-64. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Early attentional deficits in an attention-to-prepulse paradigm in ADHD adults
    Annette Conzelmann
    Department of Psychology Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:594-603. 2010
  4. doi request reprint On the mutual effects of pain and emotion: facial pain expressions enhance pain perception and vice versa are perceived as more arousing when feeling pain
    Philipp Reicherts
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Pain 154:793-800. 2013
  5. pmc Stop looking angry and smile, please: start and stop of the very same facial expression differentially activate threat- and reward-related brain networks
    Andreas Mühlberger
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:321-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Tonic pain grabs attention, but leaves the processing of facial expressions intact-evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Matthias J Wieser
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 90:242-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Toward and away from spiders: eye-movements in spider-fearful participants
    Antje B M Gerdes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstrasse 9 11, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 116:725-33. 2009
  8. pmc Why are you looking like that? How the context influences evaluation and processing of human faces
    Katharina A Schwarz
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstrasse 9 11, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:438-45. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Attention and amygdala activity: an fMRI study with spider pictures in spider phobia
    Georg W Alpers
    Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, Würzburg 97070, Germany
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 116:747-57. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The effects of an unexpected spider stimulus on skin conductance responses and eye movements: an inattentional blindness study
    Julian Wiemer
    Department of Psychology Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, 97070, Wurzburg, Germany
    Psychol Res 77:155-66. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Why do you smile at me while I'm in pain? --Pain selectively modulates voluntary facial muscle responses to happy faces
    Antje B M Gerdes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Germany Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 85:161-7. 2012
    ..That happy faces are processed differently during pain may bear important implications for social interactions during acute and possibly even chronic pain states...
  2. doi request reprint Electrocortical evidence for preferential processing of dynamic pain expressions compared to other emotional expressions
    Philipp Reicherts
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Pain 153:1959-64. 2012
    ..Results suggest a general processing bias in favor of pain expressions. Findings are discussed in light of attentional demands of pain-related information and communicative aspects of pain expressions...
  3. doi request reprint Early attentional deficits in an attention-to-prepulse paradigm in ADHD adults
    Annette Conzelmann
    Department of Psychology Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:594-603. 2010
    ..Attention deficits in ADHD patients may reflect not general derangements in information processing or ability to attend but, rather, selective disturbances of controlled attention during early information processing...
  4. doi request reprint On the mutual effects of pain and emotion: facial pain expressions enhance pain perception and vice versa are perceived as more arousing when feeling pain
    Philipp Reicherts
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Pain 154:793-800. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the special relevance of pain faces for the processing of pain was demonstrated...
  5. pmc Stop looking angry and smile, please: start and stop of the very same facial expression differentially activate threat- and reward-related brain networks
    Andreas Mühlberger
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:321-9. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Tonic pain grabs attention, but leaves the processing of facial expressions intact-evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Matthias J Wieser
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 90:242-8. 2012
    ..These effects point at partially independent effects of pain on emotion and attention, respectively...
  7. doi request reprint Toward and away from spiders: eye-movements in spider-fearful participants
    Antje B M Gerdes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstrasse 9 11, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 116:725-33. 2009
    ..Instead, they had difficulties to disengage attention from fear-relevant information. This disengagement deficit could be a cause, a correlate, or the result of phobic fear...
  8. pmc Why are you looking like that? How the context influences evaluation and processing of human faces
    Katharina A Schwarz
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstrasse 9 11, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:438-45. 2013
    ..These results suggest that face perception and processing are highly individual processes influenced by emotional and non-emotional aspects of contextual information and further modulated by individual personality traits...
  9. doi request reprint Attention and amygdala activity: an fMRI study with spider pictures in spider phobia
    Georg W Alpers
    Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, Würzburg 97070, Germany
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 116:747-57. 2009
    ..These results challenge the notion that amygdala activation in response to briefly presented phobic cues is independent from attention...
  10. doi request reprint The effects of an unexpected spider stimulus on skin conductance responses and eye movements: an inattentional blindness study
    Julian Wiemer
    Department of Psychology Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, 97070, Wurzburg, Germany
    Psychol Res 77:155-66. 2013
    ..In sum, our findings imply that enhanced reactions to unexpected spider images are independent of fear level and include early engagement processes. Awareness of a spider picture does not seem to be a prerequisite for elevated arousal...
  11. ncbi request reprint When spiders appear suddenly: spider-phobic patients are distracted by task-irrelevant spiders
    Antje B M Gerdes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstrasse 9 11, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 46:174-87. 2008
    ..These data do not support automatic capture of attention by phobic cues but suggest that phobic patients fail to disengage attention from spiders...
  12. doi request reprint Not so harmless anymore: how context impacts the perception and electrocortical processing of neutral faces
    Matthias J Wieser
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Psychology, Germany Electronic address
    Neuroimage 92:74-82. 2014
    ..Altogether, these results demonstrate for the first time both on an electrocortical and behavioral level how contextual information modifies early visual perception in a top-down manner. ..
  13. doi request reprint Autonomic hypoactivity in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and the influence of methylphenidate
    Annette Conzelmann
    Department of Psychology Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 15:56-65. 2014
    ..In addition, effects of methylphenidate (MPH) are examined. We further assessed whether this hypoarousal is a stable characteristic or ameliorated by arousing emotional stimuli...
  14. pmc Brain Activations to Emotional Pictures are Differentially Associated with Valence and Arousal Ratings
    Antje B M Gerdes
    Department of Psychology, University of Würzburg Würzburg, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:175. 2010
    ..Reward-related structures like the caudate and NAcc primarily respond to pleasant stimuli, the stronger the more positive the valence of these stimuli is...
  15. doi request reprint Psychological Placebo and Nocebo Effects on Pain Rely on Expectation and Previous Experience
    Philipp Reicherts
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany Electronic address
    J Pain 17:203-14. 2016
    ..Particularly, nocebo effects should be addressed more thoroughly and carefully considered in clinical practice to prevent the accidental induction of side effects...
  16. doi request reprint Abnormal affective responsiveness in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: subtype differences
    Annette Conzelmann
    Department of Psychology Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstrasse 9 11, Wurzburg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 65:578-85. 2009
    ..This study examined the affective modulation of the startle reflex in a large sample of ADHD patients. The aim was to compare subtypes of ADHD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Here is looking at you: emotional faces predominate in binocular rivalry
    Georg W Alpers
    Bioilogical Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstrasse 9 11, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Emotion 7:495-506. 2007
    ..This is not caused by physical stimulus properties or by response-biases. This novel approach supports that emotionally significant visual stimuli are preferentially perceived...
  18. doi request reprint The persistence of socially instructed threat: two threat-of-shock studies
    Florian Bublatzky
    School of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Chair of Clinical and Biological Psychology and Psychotherapy, and Otto Selz Institute, University of Mannheim, Germany
    Psychophysiology 51:1005-14. 2014
    ..The present findings are a laboratory analog for the persistence of socially transmitted fear, which can be amazingly resistant to extinction (e.g., in specific phobias) even in the absence of aversive experiences...