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  1. Neurocognitive development and brain plasticity, in typically developing, impaired, and specially trained (e.g. musically) populations
  2. Neural correlates of music and language perception and their interrelation
  3. Neural correlates underlying differences in memory performance, academic achievement, and general cognitive skills in children who perinatally suffered from hypoxia / ischemia
  4. Induction of emotions (e.g., through music), exploration of their psycho- and neurophysiological correlates and their relation with other aspects of personality
  5. Psychological and neuroscientific methods (including writing purpose-made software)

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Koelsch, S., Busch, T. Jentschke, S., Rohrmeier, M. A. (2016). Under the hood of statistical learning: A statistical MMN reflects the magnitude of transitional probabilities in auditory sequences. Scientific reports, 6, 19741. DOI: 10.1038/srep19741
  • Seunarine, K. K., Clayden, J. D., Jentschke, S., Muñoz, M., Cooper, J. M., Chadwick, M. J., Banks, T., Vargha-Khadem, F., Clark, C. A. (2016). Sexual dimorphism in white matter developmental trajectories demonstrated using tract based spatial statistic. Brain Connectivity, 6 (1), 37-47. DOI: 10.1089/brain.2015.0340
  • Guderian, S., Dzieciol, A., Gadian, D., Jentschke, S., Doeller, C., Burgess, N., Mishkin, M., Vargha-Khadem, F. (2015). Hippocampal volume reduction in humans predicts impaired spatial memory in virtual-reality navigation. Journal of Neuroscience, 35 (42), 14123-14131. DOI: 10.1523/jneurosci.0801-15.2015
  • Sallat, S., Jentschke, S. (2015). Music Perception Influences Language Acquisition – Melodic and Rhythmic-Melodic Perception in Children with Specific Language Impairment. Behavioural Neurology, 501, 606470. DOI: 10.1155/2015/606470
  • Sumpf, M., Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2015). Effects of aesthetic chills on a cardiac signature of emotionality. PLoS One, 10 (6), e0130117. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130117
  • Cooper, J. M., Gadian, D. G., Jentschke, S., Goldman, A., Munoz, M., Pitts, G., Banks, T., Chong, W. K., Hoskote, A. Deanfield, J., Baldeweg, T., de Haan, M., Mishkin, M., Vargha-Khadem, F. (2015). Neonatal Hypoxia, Hippocampal Atrophy, and Memory Impairment: Evidence of a Causal Sequence. Cerebral Cortex, 25 (6), 1469-1476. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bht332v1
  • Dayan, M., Munoz, M., Jentschke, S., Chadwick, M. J., Cooper, J. M., Riney, K., Vargha-Khadem, F., Clark, C. A. (2015). Optic radiation structure and anatomy in the normally developing brain determined using diffusion MRI and tractography. Brain Structure and Function, 220 (1), 291-306. DOI: 10.1007/s00429-013-0655-y
  • Aust, S., Stasch, J., Jentschke, S., Alkan Härtwig, E., Koelsch, S., Heuser, I., & Bajbouj, M. (2014). Differential effects of early life stress on hippocampus and amygdala volume as a function of emotional abilities. Hippocampus, 24 (9), 1094-1101. DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22293
  • Jentschke, S., Friederici, A. D., & Koelsch, S. (2014). Neural correlates of music-syntactic processing in two-year old children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: A Journal for Cognitive, Affective and Social Developmental Neuroscience, 9, 200-208. DOI: 10.1016/j.dcn.2014.04.005
  • Koelsch, S., Skouras, S., & Jentschke, S. (2013). Neural correlates of emotional personality: a structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging study. PloS One, 8 (11), e77196. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077196
  • Koelsch, S., Rohrmeier, M., Torrecuso, R., & Jentschke, S. (2013). Processing of hierarchical syntactic structure in music. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110 (38), 15443–8. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1300272110
  • Fritz, T. H., Schmude, P., Jentschke, S., Friederici, A. D., & Koelsch, S. (2013). From understanding to appreciating music cross-culturally. PloS One, 8 (9), e72500. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072500
  • Horner, A. J., Gadian, D. G., Fuentemilla, L., Jentschke, S., Vargha-Khadem, F., & Duzel, E. (2012). A Rapid, Hippocampus-Dependent, Item-Memory Signal that Initiates Context Memory in Humans. Current Biology, 22 (24), 2369–2374. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.10.055
  • Clayden, J. D., Jentschke, S., Muñoz, M., Cooper, J. M., Chadwick, M. J., Banks, T., Clark, C. A, & Vargha-Khadem, F. (2011). Normative development of white matter tracts: similarities and differences in relation to age, gender, and intelligence. Cerebral Cortex, 22 (8), 1738-1747. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhr243
  • Koelsch, S., Enge, J., & Jentschke, S. (2012). Cardiac signatures of personality. PLoS One, 7 (2), e31441. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031441
  • Koelsch, S., & Jentschke, S. (2010). Differences in electric brain responses to melodies and chords. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (10), 2251-2262. DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2009.21338
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2009). Musical training modulates the development of syntax processing in children. NeuroImage, 47 (2), 735-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.04.090
  • Fritz, T., Jentschke, S., Gosselin, N., Sammler, D., Peretz, I., Turner, R., Friederici, A. D., & Koelsch, S. (2009). Universal Recognition of Three Basic Emotions in Music. Current Biology, 19 (7), 573-576. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.02.058
  • Jentschke, S., Koelsch, S., Sallat, S., & Friederici, A. D. (2008). Processing of musical syntax in children with and without Specific Language Impairment. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20 (11), 1940-1951. DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2008.20135
  • Koelsch, S., & Jentschke, S. (2008). Short-term effects of processing musical syntax: An ERP study. Brain Research, 1212, 55-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.10.078
  • Koelsch, S., Sammler, D., Jentschke, S., & Siebel, W. A. (2008). EEG correlates of moderate intermittent explosive disorder. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119 (1), 151-162. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2007.09.131
  • Koelsch, S., Remppis, A., Sammler, D., Jentschke, S., Fritz, T., Bonnemeier, H., Mietchen, D., & Siebel, W.A. (2007). A cardiac signature of emotionality. European Journal of Neuroscience, 26 (11), 3328–3338. DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2007.05889.x
  • Koelsch, S., Jentschke, S., Sammler, D., & Mietchen, D. (2007). Untangling syntactic and sensory processing: An ERP study of music perception. Psychophysiology, 44 (3), 476-490. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2007.00517.x
  • Jentschke, S., Koelsch, S., & Friederici, A. D. (2005). Neural Correlates of Processing Structure in Music and Language – Influences of Musical Training and Language Impairment. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1060, 231-242. DOI: 10.1196/annals.1360.016

 

Articles in journals without peer-review (invited reviews)

 

Books or book sections

  • Jentschke, S. (2016). The relationship between music and language. in S. Hallam, I. Cross & M. Thaut (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology, 2nd edition. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198722946.013.24
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2010). Sprach- und Musikverarbeitung bei Kindern: Einflüsse musikalischen Trainings. In G. Blell & R. Kupetz (Eds.), Der Einsatz von Musik und die Entwicklung von audio literacy im Fremdsprachenunterricht. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2007). Einflüsse von Entwicklungsveränderungen auf die Musikwahrnehmung und die Beziehung von Musik und Sprache [The relationship of music and language and developmental influences on music perception]. In M. Fuchs (Ed.), Kinder- und Jugendstimme (Vol. 1: Singen und lernen, pp. 67-90). Berlin: Logos.
  • Jentschke, S. (2007). Neural Correlates of Processing Syntax in Music and Language – Influ­ences of Development, Musical Training, and Language Impairment. Leipzig, Germany. MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. Publicly accessible at http://edoc.mpg.de/get.epl?fid=51414&did=394818&ver=0

 

Conference Proceedings and Invited Talks (only if first author)

  • Jentschke, S. (2016). Modulation of syntax processing in music and language by musical training and language impairment. Talk given at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan, July 24-29, 2016.
  • Jentschke, S. (2016). Children processing musical and linguistic syntax. Influences of language impairment and musical training. Talk given at the Logopediveiledersamlingen, University of Bergen, Norway, May 9-10, 2016.
  • Jentschke, S. (2016). Development of processing musical and linguistic syntax. Talk given at the IGSIN seminar series, University of Bergen, Norway, February 24, 2016.
  • Jentschke, S. (2012). Music, Language and the Brain. Can music help language acquisition? Talk at the final meeting of the Comenius-project “European Music Portfolio - A Creative Way into Languages”, Stuttgart, Germany, September 17, 2016.
  • Jentschke, S., Munoz-Lopez, M., Cooper, J. M., Baldeweg, T., Gadian, D., de Haan, M., Mishkin, M., Vargha-Khadem, F. (2010). Reduced gray matter density in the memory circuit after neonatal hypoxia/ischaemia. Poster presented at the 40th Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, United States, November 13-17, 2010.
  • Jentschke, S. (2009). Hands on EEGLAB. Workshop held at the Annual Meeting of the British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom, September 1-3, 2009.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2008). Development of music and language perception in children – Effects of musical training and Specific Language Impairment. Talk given in the “Memory and Communication” Seminar Series, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK, November 5, 2008.
  • Jentschke, S. (2008). Data processing with EEGLAB. Workshop held at the University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom, October 10, 2008.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2008). Neural Correlates of Processing Linguistic and Musical Syntax - Influences of Musical Training, Specific Language Impairment, and Development. Talk given at the Annual Meeting of the British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience, Swansea, United Kingdom, September 1-3, 2008.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2007). Processing of Musical Syntax – Influences of Long-term exposure, of Physical Deviancy vs. Syntactic Irregularity, and of Embedding in Chords. Talk given at the workshop “Music, Brain and Cognition – Learning the Structure of Music and Its Effects On the Brain” during the 21st conference “Neural Information Processing Systems”, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, December 7 - 8, 2007.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2007). Processing of musical syntax in 2½-year old children. Talk given at the workshop “Music, Language, and Movement”, Herstmonceux Castle, UK, August 6 - 10, 2007.
  • Jentschke, S. (2006). Processing musical and linguistic syntax – Investigating Influences of Musical Training and Language Impairment. Talk given at the workshop “Compositionality in Logic, Language and Arts”, Humboldt-University Berlin, Institute for Philosophy, Germany, October 15, 2006.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2005). Influences of Musical Training on Neurophysiological Correlates of Music and Language Perception in Children. Poster presented at the “International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience IX”, Havana, Cuba, September 5 - 10, 2005.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2005). Investigating the Influences of Musical Training and Language Impairment on the Processing of Musical and Linguistic Syntax. Talk given at the “International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience IX”, Havana, Cuba, September 5 - 10, 2005.
  • Jentschke, S., Koelsch, S., & Friederici, A.D. (2005). Neural Correlates of Processing Structure in Music and Language - Influences of Musical Training and Language Impairment. Talk given at the conference “The Neurosciences and Music – II: From Perception to Performance”, Leipzig, Germany, May 5 - 8, 2005.
  • Jentschke, S., & Koelsch, S. (2004). Neurophysiological correlates of music perception and musical expertise: A developmental view. Poster presented at the “Evoked Potentials International Conference XIV“, Leipzig, Germany, March 28 - 31, 2004.
  • Jentschke, S., Knopf, M., & Mack, W. (2003). Das Erinnern ausgeführter Handlungen im Altersverlauf [Memory for actions during lifespan]. Poster presented on the 16th Meeting of Developmental Psychology Section within the German Society for Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany, September 7 - 10, 2003.
Journal articles
  • Kölsch, Stefan; Busch, Tobias; Jentschke, Sebastian; Rohrmeier, Martin. 2016. Under the hood of statistical learning: A statistical MMN reflects the magnitude of transitional probabilities in auditory sequences. Scientific Reports. 6:19741. doi: 10.1038/srep19741

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