Sassenhagen, J. & Fiebach , C. J. (submitted). Finding the P3 in the P600: Decoding shared neural mechanisms of responses to syntactic violations and oddball target detection.

Gagl, B., Sassenhagen, J., Haan, S., Richlan, F., & Fiebach , C. J. (submitted). Visual work recognition relies on an orthographic prediction error signal.

Heikel, E., Sassenhagen, J., & Fiebach, C. J. (under revision). Time-generalized multivariate analysis of EEG responses reveals a cascading architecture of semantic mismatch processing.

Sassenhagen, J., Bastiaansen, M., Lewis, A. G., Eisenhauer, S., Gagl, B., & Fiebach, C. J. (in principle acceptance). Does Gamma index semantic predictions? An adversarial collaboration. Registered Report, Cortex


Wolf, K., Galeano Weber, E., van den Bosch, J. F. J., Volz, S., Nöth, U., Deichmann, R., Naumer, M. J., Pfeiffer, T., & Fiebach, C. J. (in press). Neurocognitive development of the resolution of selective visuo-spatial attention: A developmental functional MRI study. Frontiers in Developemental Psychology.

Mayer, J. S., Stäblein, M., Oertel-Knöchel, V., & Fiebach, C. J. (2018). Functional dissociation of confident and not-confident errors in the spatial delayed response task demonstrates impairments in working memory encoding and maintenance in schizophrenic patients. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9:202. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00202

Korinth. S. P., & Fiebach, C. J. (2018). Improving silent reading performance through feedback on eye movements: A feasibility study. Scientific Studies of Reading. 22, 4, 289-307. doi:10.1080/10888438.2018.1439036


Hilger, K., Ekman, M., Fiebach, C. J., & Basten, U. (2017). Modular structure of intrinsic brain networks explains differences in human intelligence. Scientific Reports, 7:16088.  doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15795-7

Kalisch, R., Baker, D. G., Basten, U., ..., Fiebach, C. J., ..., International Resilience Alliance (intresa), & DFG Collaborative Research Center CRC 1193 "Neurobiology of Resilience" (in press). The resilience framework as a strategy to combat stress-related disorders. Nature Human Behaviordoi:10.1038/s41562-017-0200-8

Buckert, M., Schwieren, C., Kudielka, B., & Fiebach, C. J. (2017). How stressful are economic competitions in the lab? An investigation with physiological measures. Journal of Economic Psychology, 62, 238-245. DOI

Derrfuss, J., Ekman, M., Hanke, M., Tittgemeyer, M., & Fiebach, C. J. (2017). Distractor-resistant short-term memory is supported by transient changes in neural stimulus representation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29, 1-19.

Hilger, K.Ekman, M.Fiebach, C. J., & Basten, U., (2017). Efficient hubs in the intelligent brain: Nodal efficiency of hub regions in the salience network is associated with general intelligence. Intelligence, 60, 10-25. LINK

Galeano Weber, E., Hahn, T., Hilger, K., & Fiebach, C. J. (2017). Distributed patterns of occipito-parietal functional connectivity predict the precision and variability of visual working memory. NeuroImage, 146, 404-418.


Galeano Weber, E. M., Peters, B., Hahn, T.,Bledowski, C., & Fiebach, C. J. (2016). Superior intraparietal sulcus controls the variability of visual working memory precision. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 5623-35.

Gagl, B. (2016). Blue hypertext is a good design decision: no perceptual disadvantage in reading and successful highlighting of relevant information. PeerJ, 4, e2467. LINK

Eckart, C. Wozniak-Kwasniewska, A., Herweg, N. A., Fuentemilla, L., & Bunzeck, N. (2016). Acetylcholine modulates human working memory and subsequent familiarity based recognition via alpha oscillations. NeuroImage, e-pub ahead.

Armbruster-Genc, D. J. N., Ueltzhöffer, K., & Fiebach, C. J. (2016). Neural variability differentially affects cognitive flexibility and cognitive stability. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 3978-3987.

Ekman, M., Fiebach, C. J., Melzer, C., Tittgemeyer, M., & Derrfuss, J., (2016). Different roles of direct and indirect frontoparietal pathwys for individual working memory capacity. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 2894-2903.

Korinth, S. P., Dimigen, O., Sommer, W., & Breznitz, Z. (2016). Reading training by means of disappearing text: effects on reading performance and eye movements. Reading And Writing, pub ahead. DOI 10.1007/s11145-016-9635-y


Ueltzhoefer, K.Armbruster-Genc, D.J., & Fiebach, C. J. (2015). Stochatistic dynamics underlying cognitive stability and flexibility. PLOS Computational Biologye1004331.

Bonhage, C.E., Mueller, J.L. Friederici, A.D., Bahlmann, J., & Fiebach, C. J. (2015). Combined eye tracking and fMRI reveals neural basis of linguistic predictions during sentence comprehension. Cortex, 68, 33-47.

Basten, U.Hilger, K., & Fiebach, C. J. (2015). Where smart brains are different: A meta-analysis of brain imaging studies on intelligence. Intelligence, 51, 10-27.

Linkersdoerfer, J., Jurcoane, A., Lindberg, S., Kaiser, J., Hasselhorn, M., Fiebach, C. J., & Lonnemann, J. (2015). The association between gray matter volume and reading proficiency: A longitudinal study of beginning readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 308-318.

Hawelka, S., Schuster, S., Gagl, B., & Hutzler, F. (2015) On forward inferences of fast and slow readers. An eye movement study. Scientific Reports, 5(8432).

Gagl, B., Hawelka, S., & Wimmer, H. (2015) On the nature of the word length effect in young readers, Scientific Studies of Reading, 19, 289-306.

Sassenhagen, J. & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2015). The P600 as a correlate of ventral attention network reorientation. Cortex, 66, A3-A20.  

Nagler, T., Korinth, S.P., Linkersdörfer, J., Lonnemann, J., Rump, B. & Hasselhorn, M. (2015). Text-fading based training leads to transfer effects on children ’ s sentence reading fluency. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:119.


Richter, S.H., Vogel, A.S., Ueltzhöfer, K.,  Muzzillo, C., Vogt, M.A., Lankiisch, K., Armbruster-Genc, D.J., Riva, M.A., Fiebach, C. J., Gass, P., & Vollmayr, B. (2014). Touchscreen-paradigm for mice reveals cross-species evidence for an antagonistic relationship of cognitive flexibility and stability. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, Article 154.

Buckert, M., Schweren, C., Kudielka, B.M., & Fiebach, C. J. (2014). Acute stress affects risk taking but not ambiguity aversion. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, Vol. 8, Article 82.

Bonhage, C.E., Fiebach, C.J., Bahlmann, J., & Mueller, J.L. (2014). Brain signature of working memory for sentence structure: Enriched encoding and facilitated maintenance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1654-1671.


Mayer, J.S., Kim, J., & Park, S. (2013). Failure to benefit from target novelty during encoding contributes to working memory deficits in schizophrenia. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, Epub 2013 Nov 11. 

Basten, U., Stelzel, C., & Fiebach, C. J. (2013). Intelligence is differentially related to neural effort in the task-positive and the task-negative brain network. Intelligence, 41, 517-528.

Stelzel, C., Fiebach, C. J., Cools, R., Tafazoli, S., & D'Esposito, M. (2013). Dissociable fronto-striatal effects of dopamine D2 receptor stimulation on cognitive vs. motor flexibility. Cortex, 49, 2799-2811.

Korinth, S. P., Sommer, W., & Breznitz, Z. (2013). Neuronal response specificity as a marker of reading proficiency: Twofold nature of the N170 revealed after massive repetition. NeuroReport, 24, 96-100.

Meital, N., Korinth, S. P., & Kami, A. (2013). Plasticity in the adult occulomotor system: Offline consolidation phase gains in saccade sequence learning. Brain Research, 1528, 42-48.


Ekman, M., Derrfuss, J., Tittgemeyer, M., & Fiebach, C. J. (2012). Predicting errors from reconfiguration patterns in human brain networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 16714-16719.

Mayer, J.S., & Park, S. (2012). Working memory encoding and false memory in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in a spatial delayed response task. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 784-794.

Mayer, J.S., Fukuda, K., Vogel, E. K., & Park, S. (2012). Impaired contingent attentional capture predicts reduced working memory capacity in Schizophrenia. PLOS One7(11): e48586.

Armbruster, D. J. N.Ueltzhöffer, K.Basten, U., & Fiebach, C. J. (2012). Prefrontal cortical mechanisms underlying individual differences in cognitive flexibility and stability. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. epub Aug 20.

Linkersdörfer, J., Lonnemann, J., Lindberg, S., Hasselhorn, M., & Fiebach, C. J. (2012). Grey matter alterations co-localize with functional abnormalities in developmental dyslexia: An ALE meta-analysis. PLOS One, 7(8), e43122.

Hummel, D., Rudolf, A. K.,Untch, K. H., Grabhorn, R., & Mohr, H. M. (2012). Visual adaptation to thin and fat bodies transfers across identity. PLOS One. 7(8), e43195.

Hummel, D., Rudolf, A. K., Brandi, M. L., Untch, K. H., Grabhorn, R., Hampel, H., & Mohr, H. M. (2012). Neural adaptation to thin and fat bodies in the fusiform body area and middle occipital gyrus: An fMRI adaptation study. Human Brain Mapping. Epub July 17.

Basten, U., Stelzel, C., & Fiebach, C. J. (2012). Trait anxiety and the neural efficiency of manipulation in working memory. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 571-588.

Buckert, M., Kudielka, B. M., Reuter, M., Fiebach, C. J. (2012). The COMT Val158Met polymorphism modulates working memory performance under acute stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37, 1810-1821.

Derrfuss, J., Vogt, V. L., Fiebach, C. J., von Cramon, D. Y., Tittgemeyer, M. (2012). Functional organization of the left inferior precentral sulcus: Dissociating the inferior frontal eye field and the inferior frontal junction. NeuroImage, 59, 3829-3837.

Gilbert, S. J., Armbruster, D. J., Panagiotidi, M. (2012). Similarity between brain activity at encoding and retrieval predicts successful realization of delayed intentions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 93-105.


Stelzel, C., Basten, U., & Fiebach, C. J. (2011). Functional connectivity separates task switching from response switching in the posterior lateral frontal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3529-3539.

Basten, U., Stelzel, C., & Fiebach, C. J. (2011). Trait anxiety modulates the efficiency of inhibitory control. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 23, 3132-3145.

Montag, C., Fiebach, C. J., Kirsch, P., & Reuter, M. (2011). Interaction of 5-HTTLPR and a variation on the oxytocin receptor gene OXTR influences negative emotionality. Biological Psychiatry, 69, 601-603.


Basten, U., Biele, G., Heekeren, H., & Fiebach, C. J. (2010). How the brain integrates costs and benefits during decision making. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 21767-72.

Stelzel, C.Basten, U., Montag, C., Reuter, M., Fiebach, C. J. (2010). Fronto-striatal involvement in task switching depends on genetic differences in D2 receptor density. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 14205-14212.

Montag, C., Fiebach, C. J.Basten, U.Stelzel, C., & Reuter, M. (2010). The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and anxiety: Support for animal knock-in studies from a genetic association study in humans. Psychiatry Research, 179, 86-90.

Montag, C., Markett, S., Basten, U.Stelzel, C.Fiebach, C. J., Canli, T., & Reuter, M. (2010). Epistasis of the DRD2/ANKK1 Taq Ia and the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism impacts novelty seeking and harm avoidance. Neuropsychopharmacology, 35, 1860-1867.

Simon, J. J., Walther, S., Fiebach, C. J., Friederich, H.-C., Stippich, C., Weisbrod, M., & Kaiser, S. (2010). Neural reward processing is modulated by approach- and avoidance-related personality traits. NeuroImage, 49, 1868-1874.


Reuter, M., Weber, B., Fiebach, C. J., Elger, C., & Montag, C. (2009). The biological basis of anger: Association with the gene coding for DARPP-32 (PPP1R1B) and with amygdala volume. Behavioural Brain Research, 202, 179-183.

Stelzel, C., Basten, U., Montag, C., Reuter, M., & Fiebach, C. J. (2009). Effects of dopamine-related gene-gene interactions on working memory component processes. European Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 1056-1063. 


Montag, C., Basten, U.Stelzel, C.Fiebach, C. J., & Reuter, M. (2008). The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and smoking. Neuroscience Letters, 442, 30-38.

Aziz-Zaideh, L., Fiebach, C. J., Naranayan, S., Feldman, J., Dodge, E., & Ivry, R. (2008). Modulation of the FFA and PPA for language related to faces and places. Social Neuroscience. 3, 229-238.


Fiebach, C. J., Friederici, A. D., Swinney, D., & Smith, E. E. (2007). Infero-temporal cortex maintains conceptual-semantic representations in verbal working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, 2035-2049. 

Fiebach, C. J., Ricker, B., Friederici, A. D., & Jacobs, A. M. (2007). Inhibition and facilitation in visual word recognition: Prefrontal contribution to the orthographic neighborhood size effect. NeuroImage, 36, 901-911. 


Fiebach, C. J., Rissman, J., & D’Esposito, M. (2006). Modulation of inferotemporal cortex during verbal working memory maintenance. Neuron, 51, 251-261. 

Fiebach, C. J., & Schubotz, R. I. (2006). Dynamic anticipatory processing of hierarchical sequential events: A common role for Broca’s area and ventral premotor cortex across domains? Cortex, 42, 499-502.

Friederici, A. D., Fiebach, C. J., Schlesewsky, M., Bornkessel, I. D., & von Cramon, Y. D. (2006). Processing linguistic complexity and grammaticality in the left frontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 16, 1709-1707. 

Hernandez, A. E., & Fiebach, C. J. (2006). The brain bases of reading late learned words: Evidence from functional MRI. Visual Cognition, 13, 1027-1043.


Rüschemeyer, S.-A., Fiebach, C. J., Kempe, V., & Friederici, A. D. (2005). Processing lexical-semantic and syntactic information in first and second language: fMRI evidence from German and Russian. Human Brain Mapping, 25, 266-286.

Fiebach, C. J., Gruber, T., & Supp, G. G. (2005). Neuronal mechanisms of repetition priming in occipito-temporal cortex: Spatio-temporal evidence from fMRI and EEG. Journal of Neuroscience, 25, 3414-3422.

Supp, G. G., Schlögl. A., Fiebach, C. J., Gunter, T. C., Vigliocco, G., Pfurtscheller, G., & Petsche, H. (2005). Semantic memory retrieval during N400: Cortical couplings in object recognition. European Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 1139-1143.

Fiebach, C. J., Schlesewsky, M., Lohmann, G., von Cramon, D. Y. & Friederici, A. D. (2005). Revisiting the localization of syntax: Syntactic integration vs. syntactic working memory. Human Brain Mapping, 24, 79-91.


Bornkessel, I. D., Fiebach, C. J., & Friederici, A. D. (2004). Capacity reconsidered: Interindividual differences in language comprehension and individual alpha frequency. Experimental Psychology, 51, 279-289. 

Fiebach, C. J., Vos, S. H., & Friederici, A. D. (2004). Neural Correlates of Syntactic Ambiguity in Sentence Comprehension for Low and High Span Readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 1562-1575. 

Bornkessel, I. D., Fiebach, C. J., & Friederici, A. D. (2004). On the cost of syntactic ambiguity in human language comprehension: An individual differences approach. Cognitive Brain Research, 21, 11-21. 

Heinke, W., Fiebach, C. J., Schwarzbauer, C., Meyer, M., Olthoff, D., & Alter, K. (2004). Sequential Effects of Propofol on Functional Brain Activation induced by Auditory Language Processing: An Event-related Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 92, 641-650.


Fiebach, C. J., & Friederici, A. D. (2003). Processing concrete words: fMRI evidence against a specific right hemispheric involvement. Neuropsychologia, 42, 62-70.
(see also comment by S. K. Scott (2004). The neural representation of concrete nouns: what's right and what's left?. Trends in Cognitive Science, 8(4), 151-153.

Fiebach, C. J., Friederici, A. D., Müller, K., von Cramon, D. Y. & Hernandez, A. (2003). Distinct brain representations for early and late learned words. NeuroImage,19, 1627 - 1637.

Friederici, A. D., Rüschemeyer, S.-A., Hahne, A., & Fiebach, C. J. (2003). Localization of syntactic and semantic processing networks: An event-related fMRI study. Cerebral Cortex, 13, 170-177.


Fiebach, C. J., Schlesewsky, M. & Friederici, A. D. (2002). Separating syntactic memory costs and syntactic integration costs during parsing: The processing of German WH-questions. Journal of Memory and Language, 47, 250-272.

Fiebach, C. J., Friederici, A. D., Müller, K. & von Cramon, D. Y. (2002). fMRI evidence for dual routes to the mental lexicon in visual word recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 11-23.


Fiebach, C. J., Schlesewsky, M. & Friederici, A. D. (2001). Syntactic working memory and the establishment of filler-gap dependencies: Insights from ERPs and fMRI. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 30, 321-338.