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Pub­li­ca­tions 2014–2011


  1. Hen­ry, MJ, Her­rmann, B, Obleser, J. Entrained neur­al oscil­la­tions in mul­ti­ple fre­quen­cy bands comod­u­late behav­ior. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2014;111 (41):14935–40. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1408741111. PubMed PMID:25267634 PubMed Cen­tral PMC4205645
  2. Her­rmann, B, Hen­ry, MJ, Scharinger, M, Obleser, J. Sup­ple­men­tary motor area acti­va­tions pre­dict indi­vid­ual dif­fer­ences in tem­po­ral-change sen­si­tiv­i­ty and its illu­so­ry dis­tor­tions. Neu­roim­age. 2014;101 :370–9. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.07.026. PubMed PMID:25064666 . 
  3. Mey­er, L, Cunitz, K, Obleser, J, Friederi­ci, AD. Sen­tence pro­cess­ing and ver­bal work­ing mem­o­ry in a white-mat­ter-dis­con­nec­tion patient. Neu­ropsy­cholo­gia. 2014;61 :190–6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.06.014. PubMed PMID:24953959
  4. Scharinger, M, Her­rmann, B, Nier­haus, T, Obleser, J. Simul­ta­ne­ous EEG-fMRI brain sig­na­tures of audi­to­ry cue uti­liza­tion. Front Neu­rosci. 2014;8 :137. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00137. PubMed PMID:24926232 PubMed Cen­tral PMC4044900
  5. Strauß, A, Wöst­mann, M, Obleser, J. Cor­ti­cal alpha oscil­la­tions as a tool for audi­to­ry selec­tive inhi­bi­tion. Front Hum Neu­rosci. 2014;8 :350. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00350. PubMed PMID:24904385PubMed Cen­tral PMC4035601.
  6. Strauß, A, Kotz, SA, Scharinger, M, Obleser, J. Alpha and theta brain oscil­la­tions index dis­so­cia­ble process­es in spo­ken word recog­ni­tion. Neu­roim­age. 2014;97 :387–95. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.04.005. PubMed PMID:24747736 .  
  7. Ben­dix­en, A, Scharinger, M, Strauß, A, Obleser, J. Pre­dic­tion in the ser­vice of com­pre­hen­sion: mod­u­lat­ed ear­ly brain respons­es to omit­ted speech seg­ments. Cor­tex. 2014;53 :9–26. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.01.001. PubMed PMID:24561233 .  
  8. Wilsch, A, Hen­ry, MJ, Her­rmann, B, Maess, B, Obleser, J. Alpha Oscil­la­to­ry Dynam­ics Index Tem­po­ral Expec­ta­tion Ben­e­fits in Work­ing Mem­o­ry. Cereb. Cor­tex. 2015;25 (7):1938–46. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu004. PubMed PMID:24488943 .  
  9. Erb, J, Obleser, J. Upreg­u­la­tion of cog­ni­tive con­trol net­works in old­er adults’ speech com­pre­hen­sion. Front Syst Neu­rosci. 2013;7 :116. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2013.00116. PubMed PMID:24399939PubMed Cen­tral PMC3871967.  
  10. Her­rmann, B, Schlicht­ing, N, Obleser, J. Dynam­ic range adap­ta­tion to spec­tral stim­u­lus sta­tis­tics in human audi­to­ry cor­tex. J. Neu­rosci. 2014;34 (1):327–31. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3974–13.2014. PubMed PMID:24381293 PubMed Cen­tral PMC3866491.  
  11. Hen­ry, MJ, Obleser, J. Dis­so­cia­ble neur­al response sig­na­tures for slow ampli­tude and fre­quen­cy mod­u­la­tion in human audi­to­ry cor­tex. PLoS ONE. 2013;8 (10):e78758. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078758. PubMed PMID:24205309 PubMed Cen­tral PMC3812144.  
  12. Keil, J, Timm, J, San­miguel, I, Schulz, H, Obleser, J, Schön­wies­ner, M et al.. Cor­ti­cal brain states and cor­ti­cospinal syn­chro­niza­tion influ­ence TMS-evoked motor poten­tials. J. Neu­ro­phys­i­ol. 2014;111 (3):513–9. doi: 10.1152/jn.00387.2013. PubMed PMID:24198325 .  
  13. Sehm, B, Schnit­zler, T, Obleser, J, Gro­ba, A, Ragert, P, Vill­ringer, A et al.. Facil­i­ta­tion of infe­ri­or frontal cor­tex by tran­scra­nial direct cur­rent stim­u­la­tion induces per­cep­tu­al learn­ing of severe­ly degrad­ed speech. J. Neu­rosci. 2013;33 (40):15868–78. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5466–12.2013. PubMed PMID:24089493 . 
  14. Her­rmann, B, Hen­ry, MJ, Grigutsch, M, Obleser, J. Oscil­la­to­ry phase dynam­ics in neur­al entrain­ment under­pin illu­so­ry per­cepts of time. J. Neu­rosci. 2013;33 (40):15799–809. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1434–13.2013. PubMed PMID:24089487 . 
  15. Scharinger, M, Hen­ry, MJ, Erb, J, Mey­er, L, Obleser, J. Thal­a­m­ic and pari­etal brain mor­phol­o­gy pre­dicts audi­to­ry cat­e­go­ry learn­ing. Neu­ropsy­cholo­gia. 2014;53 :75–83. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.09.012. PubMed PMID:24035788.  
  16. Hen­ry, MJ, Her­rmann, B, Obleser, J. Selec­tive atten­tion to tem­po­ral fea­tures on nest­ed time scales. Cereb. Cor­tex. 2015;25 (2):450–9. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht240. PubMed PMID:23978652 .
  17. Weisz, N, Obleser, J. Syn­chro­ni­sa­tion sig­na­tures in the lis­ten­ing brain: a per­spec­tive from non-inva­sive neu­ro­elec­tro­phys­i­ol­o­gy. Hear. Res. 2014;307 :16–28. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2013.07.009. PubMed PMID:23895875 .


  1. Her­rmann, B, Hen­ry, MJ, Scharinger, M, Obleser, J. Audi­to­ry fil­ter width affects response mag­ni­tude but not fre­quen­cy speci­fici­ty in audi­to­ry cor­tex. Hear. Res. 2013;304 :128–36. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2013.07.005. PubMed PMID:23876524 .
  2. Erb, J, Hen­ry, MJ, Eis­ner, F, Obleser, J. The brain dynam­ics of rapid per­cep­tu­al adap­ta­tion to adverse lis­ten­ing con­di­tions. J. Neu­rosci. 2013;33 (26):10688–97. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4596–12.2013. PubMed PMID:23804092 .
  3. Müller, N, Keil, J, Obleser, J, Schulz, H, Grun­wald, T, Bernays, RL et al.. You can’t stop the music: reduced audi­to­ry alpha pow­er and cou­pling between audi­to­ry and mem­o­ry regions facil­i­tate the illu­so­ry per­cep­tion of music dur­ing noise. Neu­roim­age. 2013;79 :383–93. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.001. PubMed PMID:23664946 .
  4. Golestani, N, Her­vais-Adel­man, A, Obleser, J, Scott, SK. Seman­tic ver­sus per­cep­tu­al inter­ac­tions in neur­al pro­cess­ing of speech-in-noise. Neu­roim­age. 2013;79 :52–61. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.049. PubMed PMID:23624171 .
  5. Strauß, A, Kotz, SA, Obleser, J. Nar­rowed expectan­cies under degrad­ed speech: revis­it­ing the N400. J Cogn Neu­rosci. 2013;25 (8):1383–95. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00389. PubMed PMID:23489145 .
  6. Scharinger, M, Hen­ry, MJ, Obleser, J. Pri­or expe­ri­ence with neg­a­tive spec­tral cor­re­la­tions pro­motes infor­ma­tion inte­gra­tion dur­ing audi­to­ry cat­e­go­ry learn­ing. Mem Cog­nit. 2013;41 (5):752–68. doi: 10.3758/s13421-013‑0294‑9. PubMed PMID:23354998 .
  7. Her­rmann, B, Hen­ry, MJ, Obleser, J. Fre­quen­cy-spe­cif­ic adap­ta­tion in human audi­to­ry cor­tex depends on the spec­tral vari­ance in the acoustic stim­u­la­tion. J. Neu­ro­phys­i­ol. 2013;109 (8):2086–96. doi: 10.1152/jn.00907.2012. PubMed PMID:23343904 .


  1. Mey­er, L, Obleser, J, Kiebel, SJ, Friederi­ci, AD. Spa­tiotem­po­ral dynam­ics of argu­ment retrieval and reorder­ing: an FMRI and EEG study on sen­tence pro­cess­ing. Front Psy­chol. 2012;3 :523. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00523. PubMed PMID:23248607 PubMed Cen­tral PMC3518874.
  2. Hen­ry, MJ, Obleser, J. Fre­quen­cy mod­u­la­tion entrains slow neur­al oscil­la­tions and opti­mizes human lis­ten­ing behav­ior. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012;109 (49):20095–100. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1213390109. PubMed PMID:23151506 PubMed Cen­tral PMC3523826.
  3. Obleser, J, Her­rmann, B, Hen­ry, MJ. Neur­al Oscil­la­tions in Speech: Don’t be Enslaved by the Enve­lope. Front Hum Neu­rosci. 2012;6 :250. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00250. PubMed PMID:22969717PubMed Cen­tral PMC3431501.
  4. Obleser, J, Wöst­mann, M, Hell­bernd, N, Wilsch, A, Maess, B. Adverse lis­ten­ing con­di­tions and mem­o­ry load dri­ve a com­mon α oscil­la­to­ry net­work. J. Neu­rosci. 2012;32 (36):12376–83. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4908–11.2012. PubMed PMID:22956828 .
  5. Scharinger, M, Ben­dix­en, A, Tru­jil­lo-Bar­reto, NJ, Obleser, J. A sparse neur­al code for some speech sounds but not for oth­ers. PLoS ONE. 2012;7 (7):e40953. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040953. PubMed PMID:22815876 PubMed Cen­tral PMC3397972.
  6. Mey­er, L, Obleser, J, Anwan­der, A, Friederi­ci, AD. Link­ing order­ing in Bro­ca’s area to stor­age in left tem­poro-pari­etal regions: the case of sen­tence pro­cess­ing. Neu­roim­age. 2012;62 (3):1987–98. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.05.052. PubMed PMID:22634860 .
  7. Erb, J, Hen­ry, MJ, Eis­ner, F, Obleser, J. Audi­to­ry skills and brain mor­phol­o­gy pre­dict indi­vid­ual dif­fer­ences in adap­ta­tion to degrad­ed speech. Neu­ropsy­cholo­gia. 2012;50 (9):2154–64. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.05.013. PubMed PMID:22609577.
  8. Jessen, S, Obleser, J, Kotz, SA. How bod­ies and voic­es inter­act in ear­ly emo­tion per­cep­tion. PLoS ONE. 2012;7 (4):e36070. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036070. PubMed PMID:22558332 PubMed Cen­tral PMC3340409.
  9. Mey­er, L, Obleser, J, Friederi­ci, AD. Left pari­etal alpha enhance­ment dur­ing work­ing mem­o­ry-inten­sive sen­tence pro­cess­ing. Cor­tex. 2013;49 (3):711–21. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2012.03.006. PubMed PMID:22513340 .
  10. McGet­ti­gan, C, Faulkn­er, A, Altarel­li, I, Obleser, J, Baver­stock, H, Scott, SK et al.. Speech com­pre­hen­sion aid­ed by mul­ti­ple modal­i­ties: behav­iour­al and neur­al inter­ac­tions. Neu­ropsy­cholo­gia. 2012;50 (5):762–76. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.01.010. PubMed PMID:22266262PubMed Cen­tral PMC4050300.
  11. Obleser, J, Weisz, N. Sup­pressed alpha oscil­la­tions pre­dict intel­li­gi­bil­i­ty of speech and its acoustic details. Cereb. Cor­tex. 2012;22 (11):2466–77. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhr325. PubMed PMID:22100354 PubMed Cen­tral PMC4705336.


  1. Weisz, N, Hart­mann, T, Müller, N, Lorenz, I, Obleser, J. Alpha rhythms in audi­tion: cog­ni­tive and clin­i­cal per­spec­tives. Front Psy­chol. 2011;2 :73. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00073. PubMed PMID:21687444 PubMed Cen­tral PMC3110491.
  2. Obleser, J, Mey­er, L, Friederi­ci, AD. Dynam­ic assign­ment of neur­al resources in audi­to­ry com­pre­hen­sion of com­plex sen­tences. Neu­roim­age. 2011;56 (4):2310–20. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.03.035. PubMed PMID:21421059 .
  3. Her­rmann, B, Obleser, J, Kalber­lah, C, Haynes, JD, Friederi­ci, AD. Dis­so­cia­ble neur­al imprints of per­cep­tion and gram­mar in audi­to­ry func­tion­al imag­ing. Hum Brain Mapp. 2012;33 (3):584–95. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21235. PubMed PMID:21391281 .
  4. Obleser, J, Kotz, SA. Mul­ti­ple brain sig­na­tures of inte­gra­tion in the com­pre­hen­sion of degrad­ed speech. Neu­roim­age. 2011;55 (2):713–23. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.12.020. PubMed PMID:21172443 .