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Inter-hemispheric communication in the asymmetrical brain.

Top-down and bottom-up processes in speech perception.

Basic research on the dichotic lsitening paradigm (www.dichoticlistening.com)

Books
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2010. The two halves of the brain : information processing in the cerebral hemispheres. MIT Press. 694 pages. ISBN: 978-0-262-01413-7.
Journal articles
  • Beste, Christian; Arning, Larissa; Gerding, Wanda M.; Epplen, Jörg T.; Mertins, Alexandra; Röder, Melanie C.; Bless, Josef J; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, Rene; Güntürkün, Onur; Ocklenburg, Sebastian. 2017. Cognitive control processes and functional cerebral asymmetries: association with variation in the handedness-associated gene LRRTM1. Molecular Neurobiology. Published ahead of print: 1-7. doi: 10.1007/s12035-017-0485-7
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, Rene. 2016. Speech processing asymmetry revealed by dichotic listening and functional brain imaging. Neuropsychologia. 93: 466-481. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.12.011
  • Mørch-Johnsen, Lynn; Nesvåg, Ragnar; Jørgensen, Kjetil Nordbø; Lange, Elisabeth; Hartberg, Cecilie Bhandari; Haukvik, Unn Kristin H.; Kompus, Kristiina; Westerhausen, Rene; Osnes, Kåre; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Melle, Ingrid; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Agartz, Ingrid. 2016. Auditory cortex characteristics in schizophrenia: Associations with auditory hallucinations. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 43: 75-83. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbw130
  • Ocklenburg, Sebastian; Ströckens, Felix; Bless, Josef J; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, Rene; Manns, Martina. 2016. Investigating heritability of laterality and cognitive control in speech perception. Brain and Cognition. 109: 34-39. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2016.09.003
  • Walhovd, Kristine B; Westerhausen, Rene; de Lange, Ann-Marie Glasø; Bråthen, Anne Cecilie Sjøli; Grydeland, Håkon; Engvig, Andreas; Fjell, Anders Martin. 2016. Premises of plasticity - And the loneliness of the medial temporal lobe. NeuroImage. 131: 48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.10.060
  • Westerhausen, Rene; Fjell, Anders Martin; Krogsrud, Stine Kleppe; Rohani, Darius Adam; Skranes, Jon Sverre; Håberg, Asta; Walhovd, Kristine B. 2016. Selective increase in posterior corpus callosum thickness between the age of 4 and 11 years. NeuroImage. 139: 17-25. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.06.008
  • Bless, Josef J; Westerhausen, Rene; Torkildsen, Janne von Koss; Gudmundsen, Magne; Kompus, Kristiina; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2015. Laterality across languages: Results from a global dichotic listening study using a smartphone application. Laterality. 20: 434-452. doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2014.997245
  • Hjelmervik, Helene; Westerhausen, Rene; Hirnstein, Marco; Specht, Karsten; Hausmann, Markus. 2015. The neural correlates of sex differences in left-right confusion. NeuroImage. 113: 196-206. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.02.066
  • Kompus, Kristiina; Westerhausen, Rene; Craig-Craven, Alexander Richard; Kreegipuu, Kairi; Põldver, Nele; Passow, Susanne; Specht, Karsten; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Näätänen, Risto. 2015. Resting-state glutamatergic neurotransmission is related to the peak latency of the auditory mismatch negativity (MMN) for duration deviants: An 1H-MRS-EEG study. Psychophysiology. 52: 1131-1139. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12445
  • Westerhausen, Rene; Bless, Josef J; Kompus, Kristiina. 2015. Behavioral laterality and aging: The free-recall dichotic-listening right-ear advantage increases with age. Developmental Neuropsychology. 40: 313-327. doi: 10.1080/87565641.2015.1073291
  • Westerhausen, Rene; Bless, Josef J; Passow, Susanne; Kompus, Kristiina; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2015. Cognitive control of speech perception across the lifespan: A large-scale cross-sectional dichotic listening study. Developmental Psychology. 51: 806-815. doi: 10.1037/dev0000014
  • Bless, Josef J; Westerhausen, René; Kompus, Kristiina; Gudmundsen, Magne; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2014. Self-supervised, mobile-application based cognitive training of auditory attention: A behavioral and fMRI evaluation. Internet Interventions. 1: 102-110. doi: 10.1016/j.invent.2014.06.001
  • Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Westerhausen, René; Craig-Craven, Alexander Richard; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune; Løberg, Else-Marie; Specht, Karsten; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2014. Impact of glutamate levels on neuronal response and cognitive abilities in schizophrenia. NeuroImage: Clinical. 4: 576-584. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2014.03.014
  • Hjelmervik, Helene; Hausmann, Markus; Osnes, Berge; Westerhausen, René; Specht, Karsten. 2014. Resting states are resting traits - An fMRI study of sex differences and menstrual cycle effects in resting state cognitive control networks. PLoS ONE. 9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103492
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Nygård, Merethe; Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Kompus, Kristiina; Westerhausen, René; Kroken, Rune; Johnsen, Erik; Løberg, Else-Marie. 2014. Failure of attention focus and cognitive control in schizophrenia patients with auditory verbal hallucinations: Evidence from dichotic listening. Schizophrenia Research. 147: 301-309. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2013.04.005
  • Ocklenburg, Sebastian; Schlaffke, Laura; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2014. From structure to function in the lateralized brain: How structural properties of the arcuate and uncinate fasciculus are associated with dichotic listening performance. Neuroscience Letters. 580: 32-36. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2014.07.044
  • Passow, Susanne; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wartenburger, Isabell; Heekeren, Hauke R.; Lindenberger, Ulman; Li, Shu-Chen. 2014. Electrophysiological correlates of adult age differences in attentional control of auditory processing. Cerebral Cortex. 24: 249-260. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs306
  • Schilling, Thomas M.; Ferreira de Sá, Diana; Westerhausen, René; Strelzyk, Florian; Larra, Mauro F.; Hallschmid, Manfred; Savaskan, Egemen; Oitzl, Melly S.; Busch, Hans-Peter; Naumann, Ewald; Schächinger, Hartmut. 2014. Intranasal insulin increases regional cerebral blood flow in the insular cortex in men independently of cortisol manipulation. Human Brain Mapping. 35: 1944-1956. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22304
  • Steinmann, Saskia; Leicht, Gregor; Ertl, Mathias; Andreou, Christina; Polomac, Nenad; Westerhausen, René; Friederici, Angela D.; Mulert, Christoph. 2014. Conscious auditory perception related to long-range synchrony of gamma oscillations. NeuroImage. 100: 435-443. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.06.012
  • Westerhausen, René; Kompus, Kristiina; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2014. Mapping hemispheric symmetries, relative asymmetries, and absolute asymmetries underlying the auditory laterality effect. NeuroImage. 84: 962-970. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.09.074
  • Bless, Josef J; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René; Løhaugen, Gro; Eidheim, Ole Christian; Brubakk, Ann-Mari; Skranes, Jon; Gramstad, Arne; Håberg, Asta. 2013. Cognitive control deficits in adolescents born with very low birth weight (<= 1500 g): Evidence from dichotic listening. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 54: 179-187. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12032
  • Bless, Josef J; Westerhausen, René; Arciuli, Joanne; Kompus, Kristiina; Gudmundsen, Magne; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. “Right on all occasions?” - on the feasibility of laterality research using a smartphone dichotic listening application. Frontiers in Psychology. 4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00042
  • Hirnstein, Marco; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. The right planum temporale is involved in stimulus-driven, auditory attention - evidence from transcranial magnetic stimulation. PLoS ONE. 8. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057316
  • Hirnstein, Marco; Westerhausen, René; Korsnes, Maria Stylianou; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. Sex differences in language asymmetry are age-dependent and small: A large-scale, consonant–vowel dichotic listening study with behavioral and fMRI data. Cortex. 49: 1910-1921. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2012.08.002
  • Kompus, Kristiina; Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Bless, Josef J; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune; Kråkvik, Bodil; Larøi, Frank; Løberg, Else-Marie; Vedul-Kjelsås, Einar; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. The role of the primary auditory cortex in the neural mechanism of auditory verbal hallucinations. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:144. 13 pages. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00144
  • Ocklenburg, Sebastian; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2013. Structural white matter asymmetries in relation to functional asymmetries during speech perception and production. NeuroImage. 83: 1088-1097. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.07.076
  • Ocklenburg, Sebastian; Westerhausen, René; Hirnstein, Marco; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. Auditory hallucinations and reduced language lateralization in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis of dichotic listening studies. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 19: 410-418. doi: 10.1017/S1355617712001476
  • Passow, Susanne; Müller, Maike; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wartenburger, Isabell; Heekeren, Hauke R.; Lindenberger, Ulman; Li, Shu-Chen. 2013. Development of attentional control of verbal auditory perception from middle to late childhood: comparisons to healthy aging. Developmental Psychology. 49: 1982-1993. doi: 10.1037/a0031207
  • Soveri, Anna; Tallus, Jussi; Laine, Matti; Nyberg, Lars; Bäckman, Lars; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Tuomainen, Jyrki; Westerhausen, René; Hämäläinen, Heikki. 2013. Modulation of auditory attention by training evidence from dichotic listening. Experimental psychology (Göttingen). 60: 44-52. doi: 10.1027/1618-3169/a000172
  • Van der Haegen, Lise; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Brysbaert, Marc. 2013. Speech dominance is a better predictor of functional brain asymmetry than handedness: A combined fMRI word generation and behavioral dichotic listening study. Neuropsychologia. 51: 91-97. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.11.002
  • Westerhausen, René; Kompus, Kristiina; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. Unaffected control of distractor interference in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis of incompatibility slowing in flanker tasks. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 47: 246-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2012.10.012
  • Westerhausen, René; Passow, Susanne; Kompus, Kristiina. 2013. Reactive cognitive-control processes in free-report consonant-vowel dichotic listening. Brain and Cognition. 83: 288-296. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2013.09.006
  • Dramsdahl, Margaretha; Westerhausen, René; Haavik, Jan; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Plessen, Kerstin J. 2012. Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - a diffusion-tensor imaging study of the corpus callosum. Psychiatry Research : Neuroimaging. 201: 168-173. doi: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2011.08.005
  • Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Westerhausen, René; Specht, Karsten; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2012. Resting-state glutamate level in the anterior cingulate predicts blood-oxygen level-dependent response to cognitive control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 5069-5073. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1115628109
  • Hjelmervik, Helene; Westerhausen, René; Osnes, Berge; Endresen, Cecilie Byholt; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Hausmann, Markus; Specht, Karsten. 2012. Language lateralization and cognitive control across the menstrual cycle assessed with a dichotic-listening paradigm. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 37: 1866-1875. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.03.021
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Løberg, Else-Marie; Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Johnsen, Erik; Kompus, Kristiina; Kroken, Rune; Nygård, Merethe; Westerhausen, René; Alptekin, Koksal; Özgören, Murat. 2012. Auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia as aberrant lateralized speech perception: Evidence from dichotic listening. Schizophrenia Research. 140: 59-64. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2012.06.019
  • Kompus, Kristiina; Specht, Karsten; Ersland, Lars; Juvodden, Hilde T.; Wageningen, Heidi Karin van; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2012. A forced-attention dichotic listening fMRI study on 113 subjects. Brain and Language. 121: 240-247. doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2012.03.004
  • Passow, Susanne; Westerhausen, René; Wartenburger, Isabell; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Heekeren, Hauke R; Lindenberger, Ulman; Li, Shu-Chen. 2012. Human aging compromises attentional control of auditory perception. Psychology and Aging. 27: 99-105. doi: 10.1037/a0025667
  • Aukland, Stein Magnus; Westerhausen, René; Plessen, Kerstin J.; Odberg, Morten Duus; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Peterson, Brad Scott; Ersland, Lars; Eide, Geir Egil; Rosendahl, Karen. 2011. Selectively reduced posterior corpus callosum size in a population-based sample of young adults born with low birth weight. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 32: 970-975. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A2594
  • Dramsdahl, Margaretha; Westerhausen, René; Haavik, Jan; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Plessen, Kerstin J. 2011. Cognitive control in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Psychiatry Research. 188: 406-410. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2011.04.014
  • Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Specht, Karsten; Westerhausen, René. 2011. Attention and cognitive control networks assessed in a dichotic listening fMRI study. Brain and Cognition. 76: 276-285. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2011.02.006
  • Huster, René J.; Westerhausen, René; Herrmann, Christof. 2011. Sex differences in cognitive control are associated with midcingulate and callosal morphology. Brain Structure and Function. 215: 225-235. doi: 10.1007/s00429-010-0289-2
  • Kompus, Kristiina; Kalpouzos, Gregoria; Westerhausen, René. 2011. The size of the anterior corpus callosum correlates with the strength of hemispheric encoding-retrieval asymmetry in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain Research. 1419: 61-67. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2011.08.052
  • Kompus, Kristiina; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2011. The “paradoxical” engagement of the primary auditory cortex in patients with auditory verbal hallucinations: A meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies. Neuropsychologia. 49: 3361-3369. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.08.010
  • Kompus, Kristiina; Westerhausen, René; Nilsson, Lars-Göran; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Jongstra, Susan; Berglund, Alexander; Arver, Stefan; Savic, Ivanka. 2011. Deficits in inhibitory executive functions in Klinefelter (47, XXY) syndrome. Psychiatry Research. 189: 135-140. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2011.02.028
  • Westerhausen, René; Kompus, Kristiina; Dramsdahl, Margaretha; Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Grüner, Renate; Hjelmervik, Helene; Specht, Karsten; Plessen, Kerstin J.; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2011. A critical re-examination of sexual dimorphism in the corpus callosum microstructure. NeuroImage. 56: 874-880. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.03.013
  • Westerhausen, René; Kompus, Kristiina; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2011. Impaired cognitive inhibition in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis of the Stroop interference effect. Schizophrenia Research. 133: 172-181. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2011.08.025
  • Westerhausen, René; Luders, Eileen; Specht, Karsten; Ofte, Sonja Helgesen; Toga, Arthur W.; Thompson, Paul R.; Helland, Turid; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2011. Structural and Functional Reorganization of the Corpus Callosum between the Age of 6 and 8 Years. Cerebral Cortex. 21: 1012-1017. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhq165
  • Dos Santos Sequeira, Sarah; Specht, Karsten; Moosmann, Matthias; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2010. The effects of background noise on dichotic listening to consonant-vowel syllables: An fMRI study. Laterality. 15: 577-596. doi: 10.1080/13576500903045082
  • Huster, René J.; Westerhausen, René; Pantev, Christo; Konrad, Carsten. 2010. The Role of the cingulate cortex as neural generator of the N200 and P300 in a tactile response inhibition task. Human Brain Mapping. 31: 1260-1271. doi: 10.1002/hbm.20933
  • Westerhausen, René; Helland, Turid; Ofte, Sonja Helgesen; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2010. A longitudinal study of the effect of voicing on the dichotic ear advantage in boys and girls at age 5 to 8. Developmental Neuropsychology. 35: 752-761. doi: 10.1080/87565641.2010.508551
  • Westerhausen, René; Moosmann, Matthias; Alho, Kimmo; Belsby, Stein-Ove; Hämäläinen, Heikki; Medvedev, Svjatoslav; Specht, Karsten; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2010. Identification of attention and cognitive control networks in a parametric auditory fMRI study. Neuropsychologia. 48: 2075-2081. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.03.028
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2009. What is left is right: How speech asymmetry shaped the brain. European Psychologist. 14: 78-89. doi: 10.1027/1016-9040.14.1.78
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René; Alho, Kimmo; Medvedev, Svjatoslav; Laine, Matti; Hamalainen, Heikki. 2009. Attention and cognitive control: Unfolding the dichotic listening story [Corrigendum]. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 50: 191.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René; Alho, Kimmo; Medvedev, Svjatoslav; Laine, Matti; Hämäläinen, Heikki. 2009. Attentin and cognitive control: Unfolding the dichotic listening story. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 50: 11-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2008.00676.x
  • Huster, René J.; Westerhausen, René; Kreuder, Frank; Schweiger, Elisabeth; Wittling, Werner. 2009. Hemispheric and gender related differences in the cingulate bundle: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Human Brain Mapping. 30: 383-391. doi: 10.1002/hbm.20509
  • Westerhausen, René; Belsby, S.O.; Moosmann, Matthias; Specht, Karsten; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2009. DYNAMIC MODULATION OF BRAIN ACTIVATION IN RESPONSE TO VARYING DEGREES OF TOP-DOWN/BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING CONFLICT. Psychophysiology. 46: S120-S120.
  • Westerhausen, René; Grüner, Renate; Specht, Karsten; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2009. Functional relevance of inter-individual differences in temporal lobe callosal pathways: A DTI tractography study. Cerebral Cortex. 19: 1322-1329. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhn173
  • Westerhausen, René; Luders, Eileen; Specht, Karsten; Ofte, Sonja Helgesen; Toga, Arthur W.; Thompson, P.M; Helland, Turid; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2009. A longitudinal study of inter-hemispheric interaction and corpus callosum development in 6 and 8 year old children. NeuroImage. 47: 151.
  • Westerhausen, René; Moosmann, Mattias; Alho, Kimmo; Medvedev, Svjatoslav; Hämäläinen, Heikki; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2009. Top-down and bottom-up interaction: manipulating the dichotic listening ear advantage. Brain Research. 1250: 183-189. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2008.10.070
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René; Alho, Kimmo; Medvedev, Svjatoslav; Hämäläinen, Heikki. 2008. The effect of stimulus intensity on the right ear advantage in dichotic listening. Neuroscience Letters. 431: 90-94. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2007.11.046
  • Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2008. The corpus callosum in dichotic listening studies of hemispheric asymmetry: A review of clinical and experimental evidence. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 32: 1044-1054. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2008.04.005
  • Huster, Rene; Westerhausen, René; Kreuder, Frank; Woerner, Wolfgang; Schweiger, Elisabeth; Wittling, Werner. 2007. Morphological asymmetry in the human anterior cingulate cortex. NeuroImage. 34: 888-895. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2006.10.023
  • Westerhausen, René; Huster, René J.; Kreuder, Frank; Wittling, Werner; Schweiger, Elisabeth. 2007. Corticospinal tract asymmetries at the level of the internal capsule: Is there an association with handedness? NeuroImage. 37: 379-386. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.05.047
  • Westerhausen, René; Woerner, Wolfgang; Kreuder, Frank; Schweiger, Elisabeth; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wittling, Werner. 2006. The role of the corpus callosum in dichotic listening: A combined morphological and diffusion tensor imaging study. Neuropsychology. 20: 272-279. doi: 10.1037/0894-4105.20.3.272
Book sections
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2010. Introduction and overview. Introduction, pages 1-17. In:
    • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2010. The two halves of the brain : information processing in the cerebral hemispheres. MIT Press. 694 pages. ISBN: 978-0-262-01413-7.
  • Westerhausen, René. 2010. Corpus callosum. Encyclopedia entry, pages 230-231. In:
    • Hogen, CP. 2010. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language Sciences. Cambridge University Press. 1048 pages. ISBN: 9780521866897.
  • Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2010. Cognitive Control of Auditory Laterality. chapter, pages 469-497. In:
    • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2010. The two halves of the brain : information processing in the cerebral hemispheres. MIT Press. 694 pages. ISBN: 978-0-262-01413-7.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Westerhausen, René. 2009. A new model for understanding bottom-up and top-down interactions based on dichotic listening performance. Chapter, pages 15-31. In:
    • Özgören, M.; Öniz, A. 2009. The applied Brain Biophysics. ISBN: 978-975-441-259-8.

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ARTICLES

 

In press

Bless, J.J., Westerhausen, R., Kompus, K., Gudmundsen, M., & Hugdahl, K. (in press). Self-supervised, mobile-application based cognitive training of auditory attention: A behavioral and fMRI evaluation. Internet Interventions. DOI: 10.1016/j.invent.2014.06.001

Steinmann, S., Leicht, G., Ertl, M., Andreou, C., Polomac, N., Westerhausen, R., Friederici, A.D., Mulert, C. (in press). Conscious auditory perception related to long-range synchrony of gamma oscillations. Neuroimage. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.06.012

 

2014

Schilling, T., Ferreira de Sá, D.S., Westerhausen, R., Strelzyk, F., Larra, M.F. , Hallschmid, M., Savaskan, E., Oitzl, M.S., Busch, H.P., Naumann, E., & Schächinger, H. (2014). Intranasal insulin increases regional cerebral blood flow in the insular cortex in men independently of cortisol manipulation. Human Brain Mapping, 35(5), 1944-1956. DOI:10.1002/hbm.22304

Falkenberg. L.E., Westerhausen, R., Craven, A.R., Johnsen, E., Kroken, R.A., Løberg, E.M., Specht, K., & Hugdahl, K. (2014). Impact of Glutamate Levels on Neuronal Response and Cognitive Abilities in Schizophrenia. Neuroimage: Clinical, 4, 576-584. DOI.10.1016/j.nicl.2014.03.014

Passow, S., Westerhausen, R., Hugdahl, K., Wartenburger, I., Heekeren, H.R., Lindenberger, U., & Li, S.C. (2014). Electrophysiological correlates of adult age differences in attentional control of auditory processing. Cerebral Cortex, 24(1), 249-260. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhs306

Westerhausen, R., Kompus, K. & Hugdahl, K. (2014). Mapping hemispheric symmetries, relative asymmetries, and absolute asymmetries underlying the auditory laterality effect. NeuroImage, 84, 962-970. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.09.074

 

2013

Westerhausen, R., Passow, S., & Kompus, K. (2013). Reactive cognitive-control processes in free-report consonant-vowel dichotic listening. Brain and Cognition, 83(3), 288-296. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2013.09.006

Ocklenburg, S., Hugdahl, K., & Westerhausen, R. (2013). Structural white matter asymmetries in relation to functional asymmetries during speech perception and production, NeuroImage, 83, 1088–1097. DOI:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.07.076

Passow, S., Müller, M., Westerhausen, R., Hugdahl, K., Wartenburger, I., Heekeren, H. R., Lindenberger, U., & Li, S.-C. (2013). Development of attentional control of verbal auditory perception from middle to late childhood: Comparisons to healthy aging. Developmental Psychology, 49(10):1982-1993. DOI: 10.1037/a0031207

Hugdahl, K., Nygård, M., Falkenberg, L.E., Kompus, K., Westerhausen, R., Løberg, E.M., Kroken, R., & Johnsen, E. (2013). Failure of attention focus and cognitive control in schizophrenia patients with auditory verbal hallucinations: Evidence from dichotic listening. Schizophrenia Research, 147, 301-309. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2013.04.005

Hirnstein, M., Westerhausen, R., Stylianou Korsnes, M., & Hugdahl., K. (2013). Sex differences in language asymmetry are age-dependent and small: A large-scale, consonant-vowel dichotic listening study with behavioral and fMRI data. Cortex, 49, 1910–1921. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2012.08.002

Kompus, K., Falkenberg, L.E., Bless, J.J., Johnsen, E., Kroken, R.A., Kråkvik, B., Larøi, F., Løberg, E.M., Vedul-Kjelsås, E., Westerhausen, R., & Hugdahl, K. (2013). The role of the primary auditory cortex in the neural mechanism of auditory verbal hallucinations. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 144. DOI:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00144

Bless, J.J., Hugdahl, K., Westerhausen, R., Løhaugen, G.C., Eidheim, O.C., Brubakk, A.M., Skranes, J., Gramstad, A., & Håberg, A.K. (2013). Cognitive control deficits in adolescents born with very low birth weight (≤ 1500 g): Evidence from dichotic listening. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 54, 179-187. DOI: 10.1111/sjop.12032

Westerhausen, R., Kompus, K., & Hugdahl, K. (2013). Unaffected control of distractor interference in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of incompatibility slowing in flanker tasks. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 47(2), 246-251. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2012.10.012

Ocklenburg, S., Westerhausen, R., Hirnstein, M., & Hugdahl, K. (2013). Auditory hallucinations and reduced language lateralization in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of dichotic listening studies. Journal of the International Neuroscience Society, 19, 410–418. DOI:10.1017/S1355617712001476

Hirnstein, M., Westerhausen, R., & Hugdahl, K. (2013). The right planum temporale is involved in stimulus-driven, auditory attention – Evidence from Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. PLoS ONE, 8(2): e57316. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0057316

Bless, J.J., Westerhausen, R., Arciuli, J., Kompus, K., Gudmundsen, M., & Hugdahl, K. (2013). “Right on all occasions?” - on the feasibility of laterality research using a smartphone dichotic listening application. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 42. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00042

Soveri, A., Tallus, J., Laine, M., Nyberg, L., Bäckman, L., Hugdahl, K., Tuomainen, J., Westerhausen, R., & Hämäläinen, H. (2013). Modulation of auditory attention by training: Evidence from dichotic listening. Experimental Psychology, 60(1), 44-52. DOI: 10.1027/1618-3169/a000172

Van der Haegen, L., Westerhausen, R., Hugdahl, K. & Brysbaert, M. (2013). Speech dominance is a better predictor of functional brain asymmetry than handedness: A combined fMRI word generation and behavioral dichotic listening study. Neuropsychologia, 51, 91-97. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.11.002

 

2012

Hjelmervik, H., Westerhausen, R., Osnes, B., Endresen, C.B., Hugdahl, K., Hausmann, M., & Specht, K. (2012). Language lateralization and cognitive control across the menstrual cycle assessed with a dichotic-listening paradigm. Psychoneuroendo-crinology, 37(11), 1866-1875. DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.03.021.

Hugdahl, K., Løberg, E.M., Falkenberg, L.E., Johnsen, E., Kompus, K., Kroken, R., Nygård, M., Westerhausen, R., Alptekin, K., & Özgören, M. (2012). Auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia as aberrant lateralized speech perception: Evidence from dichotic listening. Schizophrenia Research, 140, 59-64. DOI:10.1016/j.schres.2012.06.019

Kompus, K., Specht, K., Ersland, L., Juvodden, H.T., van Wageningen, H., Hugdahl, K., & Westerhausen, R. (2012). A forced-attention dichotic listening fMRI study on 113 subjects. Brain and Language, 121, 240-247. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2012.03.004.

Falkenberg, L. E., Westerhausen, R., Specht, K., & Hugdahl, K. (2012). Resting-state glutamate level in the anterior cingulate predicts blood-oxygen level-dependent response to cognitive control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 109 (13), 5069-5073. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1115628109

Dramsdahl, M., Westerhausen, R., Haavik, J., Hugdahl, K., & von Plessen, K. (2012). Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - a diffusion-tensor imaging study of the corpus callosum. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 201, 168-173. DOI:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2011.08.005

Passow, S., Westerhausen, R., Wartenburger, I., Hugdahl, K., Heekeren, H, Lindenberger, U., & Li, S.-C. (2012). Human aging compromises attentional control of auditory perception. Psychology and Aging, 27, 99-105. DOI: 10.1037/a0025667

 

2011

Westerhausen, R., Kompus, K., & Hugdahl, K. (2011). Impaired cognitive inhibition in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis of the Stroop interference effect. Schizophrenia Research, 133, 172-181. DOI:10.1016/j.schres.2011.08.025

Kompus, K., Kalpouzos, G., & Westerhausen, R. (2011). The size of the anterior corpus callosum correlates with the strength of hemispheric encoding-retrieval asymmetry in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain Research, 1419, 61-67. DOI:10.1016/j.brainres.2011.08.052

Kompus, K., Westerhausen, R., & Hugdahl, K. (2011). The "paradoxical" engagement of the primary auditory cortex in patients with auditory verbal hallucinations: A meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3361-3369. DOI:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011. 08.010

Westerhausen, R., Kompus, K., Dramsdahl, M., Falkenberg, L.E., Grüner, R., Hjelmervik, H., Specht, K., von Plessen, K., & Hugdahl, K. (2011). A critical re-examination of sexual dimorphism in the corpus callosum microstructure. Neuroimage, 56, 874-880. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.03.013

Kompus, K., Westerhausen, R., Nilsson, L.G., Hugdahl, K., Jongstra, S., Berglund, A., Arver, S., & Savic, I. (2011). Deficits in inhibitory executive functions in Klinefelter (47, XXY) syndrome. Psychiatry Research, 189, 135-140. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2011.02.028

Falkenberg, L.E., Specht, K., & Westerhausen, R. (2011). Attention and cognitive control networks assessed in a dichotic listening fMRI study. Brain and Cognition, 76, 276-285. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2011.02.006

Dramsdahl, M., Westerhausen, R., Haavik, J., Hugdahl, K., & von Plessen, K. (2011). Cognitive control in adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Psychiatry Research, 188, 406-410. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2011.04.014

Aukland, S.M, Westerhausen, R., von Plessen, K., Odberg, M.D., Elgen, I.B., Peterson, B., Ersland, L., Eide, G.E., & Rosendahl, K. (2011). Selectively reduced posterior corpus callosum size in a population-based sample of young adults born with low birth weight. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 32, 970-975. DOI: 10.3174/ajnr.A2594

Westerhausen, R., Luders, E., Specht, K., Ofte, S.H., Toga, A.W., Thompson, P.M., Helland, T., & Hugdahl, K. (2011). Structural and functional re-organisation of the corpus callosum between the age of 6 and 8 years. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 1012-1017. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhq165

Huster, R.J., Westerhausen, R., & Herrmann, C. (2011). Sex differences in cognitive control are associated with midcingulate and callosal morphology. Brain Structure and Function, 215, 225-235. DOI: 10.1007/s00429-010-0289-2

 

2010

Dos Santos Sequeira, S., Specht, K. Moosmann, M., Westerhausen, R., & Hugdahl, K. (2010). The effects of background noise on dichotic listening to consonant-vowel syllables – an fMRI study. Laterality, 15, 577-596. DOI: 10.1080/13576500903045082

Westerhausen, R., Helland, T., Ofte, S.H., & Hugdahl, K. (2010). A longitudinal study of the effect of voicing on the dichotic listening ear advantage in boys and girls at age 5 to 8. Developmental Neuropsychology, 35, 752-761. DOI: 10.1080/87565641.2010.508551

Huster, R.J., Westerhausen, R., Pantev, C. & Konrad, C. (2010). The role of the cingulate cortex as neural generator of the N200 and P300 in a tactile response inhibition task. Human Brain Mapping, 31, 1260-1271. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20933

Westerhausen, R., Moosmann, M., Alho, K., Belsby, S.O., Hämäläinen, H., Medvedev, S., Specht, K., & Hugdahl, K. (2010). Identification of attention and cognitive control networks in a parametric auditory fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 48, 2075-2081. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.03.028

 

2009

Westerhausen, R., Grüner, R., Specht, K., & Hugdahl, K. (2009). Functional relevance of inter-individual differences in temporal lobe callosal pathways: A DTI tractography study. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1322-1329. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhn173

Hugdahl, K., Westerhausen, R. (2009). What is left is right: How speech asymmetry shaped the brain. European Psychologist, 14, 78-89. DOI: 10.1027/1016-9040.14.1.78

Huster, R.J., Westerhausen, R., Kreuder, F., Schweiger, E., & Wittling, W. (2009). Hemispheric and gender related differences in the cingulate bundle: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Human Brain Mapping, 30, 383-391. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20509

Hugdahl, K., Westerhausen, R., Alho, K., Medvedev, S., Laine, M., & Hämäläinen, H. (2009). Attention and cognitive control: Unfolding the dichotic listening story. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 50, 11-22. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2008.00676.x [Corrigendum published in Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 50, 191]

Westerhausen, R., Moosmann, M., Alho, K., Medvedev, S., Hämäläinen, H. & Hugdahl, K. (2009). Top-down and bottom-up interaction: manipulating the dichotic listening ear advantage. Brain Research, 1250, 183-189. DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2008.10.070

 

2003-2008

Westerhausen, R. & Hugdahl, K. (2008). The corpus callosum in dichotic listening studies on hemispheric asymmetry: A review of clinical and experimental evidence. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 32, 1044-1054. DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2008.04.005

Hugdahl, K., Westerhausen, R., Alho, K., Medvedev, S., & Hämäläinen, H. (2008). The effect of stimulus intensity on the right ear advantage in dichotic listening. Neuroscience Letters, 431, 90-94. DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2007.11.046

Westerhausen, R., Huster, R.J., Kreuder, F., Wittling, W., & Schweiger, E. (2007). Corticospinal tract asymmetries at the level of the internal capsule: Is there an association with handedness? NeuroImage, 37, 379-386. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.05.047

Huster, R.J., Westerhausen, R., Kreuder, F., Woerner, W., Schweiger, E., & Wittling, W. (2007). Morphological asymmetry in the human anterior cingulate cortex. NeuroImage, 34, 888-895. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2006.10.023

Westerhausen, R., Kreuder, F., Woerner, W., Huster, R.J., Smit, C.M., Schweiger, E., & Wittling, W. (2006). Interhemispheric transfer time and structural properties of the corpus callosum. Neuroscience Letters, 409,140-145. DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2006.09.028

Westerhausen, R., Woerner, W., Kreuder, F., Schweiger, E., Hugdahl, K. & Wittling, W. (2006). The role of the corpus callosum in dichotic listening: a combined morphological and diffusion-tensor MRI study. Neuropsychology, 20, 272-279. DOI: 10.1037/0894-4105.20.3.272

Westerhausen, R., Kreuder, F., Dos Santos Sequeira, S., Walter, C., Woerner, W., Wittling, R.A., Schweiger, E., & Wittling, W. (2006). The association of macro- and micro­structure of the corpus callosum and language lateralisation. Brain and Language, 97, 80-90. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2005.07.133

Dos Santos Sequeira, S., Woerner, W., Walter, C., Kreuder, F., Lueken, U., Westerhausen, R., Wittling, R. A., Schweiger, E., & Wittling, W. (2006). Handedness, dichotic-listening ear advantage, and gender effects on planum temporale asymmetry – A volumetric investigation using structural magnetic resonance imaging, Neuro­psychologia, 44, 622-636. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2005.06.014

Westerhausen, R., Kreuder, F., Dos Santos Sequeira, S., Walter, C., Woerner, W., Wittling, R. A., Schweiger, E., & Wittling, W. (2004). Effects of handedness and gender on macro- and microstructure of the corpus callosum and its subregions: a combined high-resolution and diffusion-tensor MRI study. Cognitive Brain Research, 21, 418-426. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogbrainres.2004.07.002

Westerhausen, R., Walter, C., Kreuder, F., Wittling, R. A., Schweiger, E., & Wittling, W. (2003). The influence of handedness and gender on the microstructure of the human corpus callosum: a diffusion-tensor MR imaging study. Neuroscience Letters, 351, 99-102. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3940(03)00946-7

Walter, C., Philippi, G., Westerhausen, R., Kooijman, H., Hoffmann, H.G., & Busch, H.P. (2003). Hochauflösende Kontrastmittel-gestützte 3D-MR-Angiographie (MRA) der Nierenarterien mit paralleler Bildgebung (SENSE). Fortschr. Röntgenstr, 175, 1244-1250.

 

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