Katja Wiech

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of pain processing in hyperalgesia by cognitive demand
    Katja Wiech
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, UCL, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 27:59-69. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Anticipatory brainstem activity predicts neural processing of pain in humans
    Merle Fairhurst
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
    Pain 128:101-10. 2007
  3. pmc Neural coding of tactile decisions in the human prefrontal cortex
    Burkhard Pleger
    Wellcome Center of Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:12596-601. 2006
  4. 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
  5. pmc Neural correlates of self-distraction from anxiety and a process model of cognitive emotion regulation
    Raffael Kalisch
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1266-76. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Levels of appraisal: a medial prefrontal role in high-level appraisal of emotional material
    Raffael Kalisch
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Functional Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 30:1458-66. 2006
  7. pmc Threatening a rubber hand that you feel is yours elicits a cortical anxiety response
    H Henrik Ehrsson
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:9828-33. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Anxiety reduction through detachment: subjective, physiological, and neural effects
    Raffael Kalisch
    University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:874-83. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Opponent appetitive-aversive neural processes underlie predictive learning of pain relief
    Ben Seymour
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Nat Neurosci 8:1234-40. 2005
  10. pmc Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation-induced changes in sensorimotor coupling parallel improvements of somatosensation in humans
    Burkhard Pleger
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:1945-52. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of pain processing in hyperalgesia by cognitive demand
    Katja Wiech
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, UCL, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 27:59-69. 2005
    ..Within the limitations of an experimental model of pain, we suggest that the findings are relevant to understanding both the neurobiology and pathophysiology of chronic pain and its amelioration by cognitive strategies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anticipatory brainstem activity predicts neural processing of pain in humans
    Merle Fairhurst
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
    Pain 128:101-10. 2007
    ..Together, the results suggest a possible role of brainstem areas in anticipatory mechanisms involved in the maintenance of chronic pain...
  3. pmc Neural coding of tactile decisions in the human prefrontal cortex
    Burkhard Pleger
    Wellcome Center of Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:12596-601. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that activity in the left DLPFC encodes stimulus representations that underlie veridical tactile decisions in humans...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Neural correlates of self-distraction from anxiety and a process model of cognitive emotion regulation
    Raffael Kalisch
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1266-76. 2006
    ..This is associated with a dependence of self-distraction on a left prefrontal production function, whereas reappraisal depends on a right prefrontal higher order monitoring process...
  6. ncbi request reprint Levels of appraisal: a medial prefrontal role in high-level appraisal of emotional material
    Raffael Kalisch
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Functional Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 30:1458-66. 2006
    ..Our data provide neurobiological evidence for a distinction between low-level and high-level appraisal mechanisms...
  7. pmc Threatening a rubber hand that you feel is yours elicits a cortical anxiety response
    H Henrik Ehrsson
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:9828-33. 2007
    ..These findings are of fundamental importance because they suggest that the feeling of body ownership is associated with changes in the interoceptive systems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anxiety reduction through detachment: subjective, physiological, and neural effects
    Raffael Kalisch
    University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:874-83. 2005
    ..Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we locate the potential site and source of this modulation of anticipatory anxiety in the medial prefrontal/anterior cingulate and anterolateral prefrontal cortex, respectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint Opponent appetitive-aversive neural processes underlie predictive learning of pain relief
    Ben Seymour
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Nat Neurosci 8:1234-40. 2005
    ..This dual coding has parallels to 'opponent process' theories in psychology and promotes a formal account of prediction and expectation during pain...
  10. pmc Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation-induced changes in sensorimotor coupling parallel improvements of somatosensation in humans
    Burkhard Pleger
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:1945-52. 2006
    ..Thus, our data demonstrate that rTMS can temporarily induce behaviorally relevant reorganization within a complex cortical network underlying human somatosensory experience...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional organization of primary somatosensory cortex depends on the focus of attention
    Christoph Braun
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 17:1451-8. 2002
    ..A greater capacity for modulation of the functional cortical organization was positively correlated with superior learning and task performance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Do cortical maps depend on the timing of sensory input? Experimental evidence and computational model
    Yiwen Li Hegner
    MEG Center, University of Tubingen, Otfried Müller Str 47, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Biol Cybern 94:110-7. 2006
    ..Our model thus suggests that the dynamic shifts of cortical maps can be explained by the state and time course of intrinsic neuronal excitability and subthreshold activation, without involving changes in network connectivity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Brain processes associated with target finding
    Paul Pauli
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Psychology, Marcusstr 9 11, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:926-35. 2005
    ..Finally, finding processes seem to be associated with a second late activation of the ventral pathway presumably reflecting ongoing recognition processes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Task-specific plasticity of somatosensory cortex in patients with writer's cramp
    Christoph Braun
    Institute of Medical Psychology und Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 20:1329-38. 2003
    ..Our data suggest that despite alterations in the organization of primary somatosensory cortex in writer's cramp, the capability of SI to adapt dynamically to different tasks is not impaired...
  15. doi 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Objective measurement of tactile mislocalization
    Christoph Braun
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology and the MEG Center, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:728-35. 2005
    ..The present results replicate previous findings obtained for manual testing with improved sensitivity and indicate that the new technique is a useful tool for the study of somatosensory processing on a perceptual level...
  17. ncbi request reprint A placebo-controlled randomized crossover trial of the N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor antagonist, memantine, in patients with chronic phantom limb pain
    Katja Wiech
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Anesth Analg 98:408-13, table of contents. 2004
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  18. 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...