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* = shared authorship


Grund, M., Al, E., Pabst, M., Dabbagh, A., Stephani, T., Nierhaus, T., Gaebler, M. & Villringer, A. (2021). Respiration, heartbeat, and conscious tactile perception. BioRxiv. [preprint] [code]

Hofmann, S. M.*, Klotzsche, F.*, Mariola, A.*, Nikulin, V. V., Villringer, A., & Gaebler, M. (2020). Decoding subjective emotional arousal from EEG during an immersive Virtual Reality experience. BioRxiv, 2020.10.24.353722. [preprint] [code] [summary on twitter]

Peer-reviewed articles

Röbbig, J., Erbey, M., Babayan, A., Reiter, A. M. F., Kumral, D., Schaare, H. L., Reinelt, J. D., Gaebler, M., Kunzmann, U., & Villringer, A. (2021). Anger regulation choice—The role of age and habitual reappraisal. Emotion. [PDF]

Masurovsky, A., Chojecki, P., Runde, D., Lafci, M., Przewozny, D., & Gaebler, M. (2020). Controller-free hand tracking for grab-and-place tasks in immersive Virtual Reality: Design elements and their empirical study. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction. [PDF] [preprint] [code]

Tromp, J., Klotzsche, F., Krohn, S., Akbal, M., Pohl, L., Quinque, E., Belger, J., Villringer, A. & Gaebler, M. (2020). OpenVirtualObjects (OVO): An open set of standardized and validated 3D household objects for virtual reality-based research, assessment, and therapy. Frontiers in Virtual Reality. [PDF] [preprint] [data & code] [3D objects & task]

Erbey, M., Roebbig, J., Babayan, A., Kumral, D., Reinelt, J., Reiter, A., … Gaebler, M. & Villringer, A. (2020). Positivity is differentially related to future time perspective and socioemotional functioning across age. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 3146. [PDF]

Koenig, J., Abler, B., Agartz, I., …, Gaebler, M., … & Quintana, D.S. (2020). Cortical thickness and resting state cardiac function across the lifespan: A cross-sectional pooled mega analysis. Psychophysiology. [PDF] [preprint]

Al, E., Iliopoulos, F., Forschack, N., Nierhaus, T., Grund, M., Motyka, P., Gaebler, M., Nikulin,, V. V., & Villringer, A. (2020). Heart-brain interactions shape somatosensory perception and evoked potentials. PNAS. [PDF] [preprint] [Altmetric]

Krohn, S., Tromp, J., Quinque, E., Belger, J., Klotzsche, F., Rekers, S., … Gaebler, M.*, Finke, C.*, & Thöne-Otto, A.* (2020). Multidimensional evaluation of Virtual Reality paradigms in clinical neuropsychology: the VR-Check framework. Journal of Medical Internet Research. [PDF] [preprint]

García-García, I., Kube, J., Morys, F., Schrimpf, A., Kanaan, A. S., Gaebler, M., … & Neumann, J. (2020). Liking and left amygdala activity during food versus nonfood processing are modulated by emotional context. Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience. [PDF] [preprint] [code & task] [results on NeuroVault]

Morys, F., Janssen, L. K., Cesnaite, E., Beyer, F., Garcia-Garcia, I., … Gaebler, M. … & Horstmann, A. (2020). Hemispheric asymmetries in resting-state EEG and fMRI are related to approach and avoidance behaviour, but not to eating behaviour or BMI. Human Brain Mapping. [PDF] [preprint].

Kumral, D., Sansal, F., Cesnaite, E., Mahjoory, K., Al, E., Gaebler, M., Nikulin, V. V., & Villringer, A. (2020). BOLD and EEG signal variability at rest differently relate to aging in the human brain. Neuroimage. [PDF] [preprint] [results on NeuroVault]

Grosse Rueschkamp, J. M., Brose, A., Villringer, A., & Gaebler, M. (2019). Neural correlates of up-regulating positive emotions in fMRI and their link to affect in daily life. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. [PDF] [results on NeuroVault]

Motyka, P., Grund, M., Forschack, N., Al, E., Villringer, A., & Gaebler, M. (2019). Interactions between cardiac activity and conscious somatosensory perception. Psychophysiology. [PDF] [preprint] [data & code]

Reinelt, J., Uhlig, M., … & Gaebler, M. (2019). Acute psychosocial stress alters thalamic network centrality. NeuroImage. [PDF]

Babayan, A., … Gaebler, M., & Villringer, A. (2019). A mind-brain-body dataset of MRI, EEG, cognition, emotion, and peripheral physiology in young and old adults. Scientific Data. [PDF] [data: GWDG fcon1000]

Mendes, N., … Gaebler, M., … & Margulies, D. (2019). A functional connectome phenotyping dataset including cognitive state and personality measures. Scientific Data. [PDF] [preprint] [data: OpenNeuro]

Schaare, H.L., … Gaebler, M., & Villringer, A. (2019). Association of peripheral blood pressure with grey matter volume in 19- to 40-year-old adults. Neurology. [PDF] [preprint] [results on NeuroVault]

Kunzendorf, S., Klotzsche, F., Akbal, M., Villringer, A., Ohl, S. & Gaebler, M. (2019). Active information sampling varies across the cardiac cycle. Psychophysiology. [PDF] [preprint] [data & code] [summary on twitter]

Bae, Y.J.*, Reinelt, J.*, Netto, J., Uhlig, M., Willenberg, A., Ceglarek, U., Villringer, A., Thiery, J., Gaebler, M.*, & Kratzsch, J.* (2019). Salivary cortisone, as a biomarker for psychosocial stress, is associated with state anxiety and heart rate. Psychoneuroendocrinology. [PDF]

Kumral, D., H.L. Schaare, F. Beyer, J. Reinelt, M. Uhlig, F. Liem, L. Lampe, A. Babayan, A. Reiter, M. Erbey, J. Roebbig, M. Loeffler, M.L. Schroeter, D. Husser, A.V. Witte, A. Villringer, & Gaebler, M. (2019). The age-dependent relationship between resting heart rate variability and functional brain connectivity. Neuroimage. [PDF] [preprint] [results on NeuroVault] [summary on twitter]

Lesur, M.R., Gaebler, M., Bertrand, P., & Lenggenhager, B. (2018). The plasticity of the bodily self: head movements in bodily illusions and their relation to Gallagher’s body image and body schema. Constructivist Foundations, 14(1). [PDF]

Schrimpf, A., McGarvey, S., Haun, D., Kube, J., Villringer, A., & Gaebler, M. (2018) Socio-cultural norms of body size in Westerners and Polynesians affect heart rate variability and emotion during social interactions. Culture & Brain. [PDF]

Sierk, A., Daniels, J.K., Manthey, A., Kok, J.G., Leemans, A., Gaebler, M., Lamke, JP., Kruschwitz, J. & H. Walter (2018) White matter network alterations in patients with depersonalization/derealization disorder. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience. [PDF]

Schrimpf, A., Kube, J., Neumann, J., Horstmann, A., Villringer, A. & Gaebler, M. (2017). Parasympathetic cardio-regulation during social interactions in individuals with obesity—The influence of negative body image. Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience. [PDF]

García-García, I., Kube, J., Gaebler, M., Horstmann, A., Villringer, A. & Neumann, J. (2016). Neural processing of negative emotional stimuli and the influence of age, sex and and task-related characteristics. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 68: 773-793. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.04.020 [PDF]

Pankow, A., Katthagen, T., Diner, S., Deserno, L., Boehme, R., Kathmann, N., Gleich, T., Gaebler, M., Walter, H., Heinz, A., & Schlagenhauf, F. (2016). Aberrant salience is related to dysfunctional self-referential processing in psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42(1): 67-76. [PDF]

Daniels, J.K., Gaebler, M., Lamke, J.-P., & Walter, H. (2015). Grey matter alterations in patients with depersonalization disorder: a voxel-based morphometry study. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 40(1): 19-27. [PDF]

Gaebler, M.*, Biessmann, F.*, Lamke, J.-P., Müller, K.-R., Walter, H., & Hetzer, S. (2014). Stereoscopic depth increases intersubject correlations of brain networks. NeuroImage, 100: 427-34. [PDF] [coverage: Deutschlandradio Kultur (German, audio), internet platforms and newspapers (German), guardian blog (English)]

Gaebler, M.*, Daniels, J.K.*, Lamke, J.-P., Fydrich, T., & Walter, H. (2014). Behavioral and neural correlates of self-focused emotion regulation in social anxiety disorder. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 39(4): 249-58. [PDF] [results on NeuroVault]

Lamke, J.-P.*, Daniels, J.K.*, Dörfel, D., Gaebler, M., Abdel Rahman, R., Hummel, F., Erk, S., & Walter, H. (2014). The impact of stimulus valence and emotion regulation on sustained brain activation: task-rest switching in emotion. PLoS ONE, 9(3): e93098. [PDF]

Gaebler, M.*, Daniels, J.K.*, Lamke, J.-P., Fydrich, T., & Walter, H. (2013). Heart rate variability and its neural correlates during emotional face processing in social anxiety disorder. Biological Psychology, 94: 319-330. [PDF]

Gaebler, M.*, Lamke, J.-P.*, Daniels, J.K., & Walter, H. (2013). Phenomenal depth – a common phenomenological dimension in depression and depersonalization. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 20(7-8): 269-291. [PDF]

Daniels, J.K., Lamke, J.-P., Gaebler, M., Walter, H., & Scheel, M. (2013). White matter integrity and its relationship to PTSD and childhood trauma – a systematic review and meta-analysis. Depression & Anxiety, 30(3): 207-216. [PDF]

Lazard, D., Lee, H.J., Gaebler, M., Kell, C.A., Truy, E., & Giraud, A.-L. (2010). Phonological processing in post-lingual deafness and cochlear implant outcome. NeuroImage, 49(4): 3443-51. [PDF]

Peer-reviewed conference contributions (selection)

Quintero, L., Muñoz, J.E., de Mooi, J., & Gaebler, M. (accepted). Excite-O-Meter: Software Framework to Integrate Heart Activity in Virtual Reality. 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR).

Tromp, J., Akbal, M., Pohl, L., Krohn, S., Quinque, E.M., Klotzsche, F., Villringer, A., & Gaebler, M. (2019). OpenVirtualObjects: An open set of standardized and validated 3D household objects for virtual reality-based research, diagnostics, and therapy. 2019 International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR): 1-2. [PDF]

Klotzsche, F., Mariola, A., Hofmann, S., Nikulin, V.V., Villringer, A., & Gaebler, M. (2018). Using EEG to decode subjective levels of emotional arousal during an immersive VR roller coaster ride. 2018 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR): 605-606. [PDF]

Hofmann, S.M., Klotzsche, F., Mariola, A., Nikulin, V.V., Villringer, A., & Gaebler, M. (2018) Decoding Subjective Emotional Arousal during a Naturalistic VR Experience from EEG Using LSTMs. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality (AIVR): 128-131. [PDF] [code]

Biessmann, F., Gaebler, M., Lamke, J.-P., Ju, U. J., Hetzer, S., Wallraven, C. & Müller, K.-R. (2014). Data-driven multisubject neuroimaging analyses for naturalistic stimuli. Proceedings for Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging. [PDF]

Book chapters

Gaebler, M. (2019). VR and the Brain: Virtual Reality in Neuroscience and Neurology/VR und das Gehirn: Virtuelle Realität in Neurowissenschaft und Neurologie. Catalogue of the Exhibition “Beautiful New Worlds. Virtual Realities in Contemporary Art“. Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen. [PDF]

Gaebler, M., Paschke, L.M., & Magrabi, A. (2016). Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven – Neurowissenschaft. In: Kühler, M. & Rüther, M. (Eds.) Handbuch Handlungstheorie – Grundlagen, Kontexte, Perspektiven. Metzler/Springer, Stuttgart.

Gaebler, M.*, Lamke, J.-P.*, Daniels, J.K., & Walter, H. (2014). Phenomenal Depth – a common phenomenological dimension in depression and depersonalization. In: Ratcliffe, M. & Stephan, A. (Eds.) Depression, Emotion and the Self: Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Imprint Academic, UK. [PDF]

Gaebler, M., Daniels, J.K., & Walter, H. (2012). Affektive Intentionalität und existenzielle Gefühle aus Sicht der systemischen Neurowissenschaft. In: Slaby, J., Stephan, A., Walter, H., & Walter, S. (Eds.) Affektive Intentionalität: Beiträge zur welterschließenden Funktion menschlicher Gefühle. Paderborn: mentis. [PDF]