Dr. Bernhard Spitzer

Bernhard Spitzer

Herding J., Spitzer, B., & Blankenburg, F. (in press). Upper beta band oscillations in human premotor cortex encode subjective choices in a vibrotactile comparison task. J. Cogn. Neurosci.

Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F., and Summerfield, C. (in press). Rhythmic gain control during supramodal integration of approximate number. Neuroimage.

Krebber, M., Harwood, J., Spitzer, B.,  Keil, J., & Senkowski, D. (2015). Visuotactile motion congruence enhances gamma-band activity in visual and somatosensory cortices. Neuroimage 117, 160–169.

Kuhbandner, C., Spitzer, B., Lichtenfeld, S., and Pekrun, R. (2015). Differential Binding of Colors to Objects in Memory: Red and Yellow Stick Better Than Blue and Green. Front. Psychol., 6:231. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00231

Januschowski, K., Szurman, P., Feltgen, N., Spitzer, B., Pielen, A., Rehak, M., Spital, G., Bevacizumab Study Group Venous Occlusion, Meyer, C.H., and Szurman, G.B. (2015). Injection scheme for intravitreal bevacizumab therapy for macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion: results of a multicenter study. Acta Ophthalmologica, [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1111/aos.12600.

Spitzer, B., Fleck, S., and Blankenburg, F. (2014). Parametric alpha- and beta-band signatures of supramodal numerosity information in human working memory. J Neurosci. 34, 4293-4302.

Spitzer, B. (2014). Finding retrieval-induced forgetting in recognition tests: A case for baseline memory strength. Front. Psychol. 5:1102. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01102

Huebl, J., Spitzer, B., Bruecke, C., Schoenecker, T., Alesch, F., Schneider, G.H., and Kühn, A.A. (2014). Oscillatory subthalamic nucleus activity is modulated by dopamine during emotional processing in Parkinson's disease. Cortex, 60, 69-81.

Spitzer, B.*, Goltz, D.*, Wacker, E., Auksztulewicz, R., and Blankenburg, F. (2014). Maintenance and manipulation of somatosensory information in ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. Hum. Brain Mapp., 35, 2412-2423.  *equal contribution

Van Kemenade, B.M., Seymour, K., Wacker, E., Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F., and Sterzer, P. (2014). Tactile and visual motion direction processing in hMT+/V5. Neuroimage 84, 420–427.

Spitzer, B., Gloel, M., Schmidt, T.T., and Blankenburg, F. (2014). Working Memory Coding of Analog Stimulus Properties in the Human Prefrontal Cortex. Cereb. Cortex, 24, 2229-36.

Spitzer, B., and Blankenburg, F. (2012). Supramodal parametric working memory processing in humans. J. Neurosci. 32, 3287–3295.

Auksztulewicz, R., Spitzer, B., and Blankenburg, F. (2012). Recurrent neural processing and somatosensory awareness. J. Neurosci. 32, 799–805.

Ostwald, D., Spitzer, B., Guggenmos, M., Schmidt, T.T., Kiebel, S.J., and Blankenburg, F. (2012). Evidence for neural encoding of Bayesian surprise in human somatosensation. Neuroimage 62, 177–188.

Spitzer, B., and Blankenburg, F. (2011). Stimulus-dependent EEG activity reflects internal updating of tactile working memory in humans. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 108, 8444–8449.

Auksztulewicz, R., Spitzer, B., Goltz, D., and Blankenburg, F. (2011). Impairing somatosensory working memory using rTMS. Eur. J. Neurosci. 34, 839–844.

Kuhbandner, C., Spitzer, B., and Pekrun, R. (2011). Read-out of emotional information from iconic memory: the longevity of threatening stimuli. Psychol. Sci. 22, 695–700.

Jaissle, G.B., Szurman, P., Feltgen, N., Spitzer, B., Pielen, A., Rehak, M., Spital, G., Heimann, H., Meyer, C.H., and Retinal Vein Occlusion Study Group (2011). Predictive factors for functional improvement after intravitreal bevacizumab therapy for macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion. Graefes Arch. Clin. Exp. Ophthalmol. 249, 183–192.

Wacker, E., Spitzer, B., Lützkendorf, R., Bernarding, J., and Blankenburg, F. (2011). Tactile motion and pattern processing assessed with high-field FMRI. PloS One 6, e24860.

Suesskind, D., Ulmer, A., Schiebel, U., Fierlbeck, G., Spitzer, B., Spitzer, M.S., Bartz-Schmidt, K.U., and Grisanti, S. (2011). Circulating melanoma cells in peripheral blood of patients with uveal melanoma before and after different therapies and association with prognostic parameters: a pilot study. Acta Ophthalmol. 89, 17–24.

Spitzer, B., Wacker, E., and Blankenburg, F. (2010). Oscillatory correlates of vibrotactile frequency processing in human working memory. J. Neurosci. 30, 4496–4502.

Eshel, N., Ruff, C.C., Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F., and Driver, J. (2010). Effects of parietal TMS on somatosensory judgments challenge interhemispheric rivalry accounts. Neuropsychologia 48, 3470–3481.

Suesskind, D., Paulsen, F., Buchgeister, M., Spitzer, B., Rohrbach, J.M., Bartz-Schmidt, K.U., and Spitzer, M.S. (2010). Cyclo-oxygenase-2 expression in photon-radiated and non-radiated uveal melanomas. Acta Ophthalmol. 88, 582–587.

Spitzer, B., Hanslmayr, S., Opitz, B., Mecklinger, A., and Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Oscillatory correlates of retrieval-induced forgetting in recognition memory. J. Cogn. Neurosci. 21, 976–990.

Spitzer, B., and Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Retrieval-induced forgetting in a category recognition task. J. Exp. Psychol. Learn. Mem. Cogn. 35, 286–291.

Hanslmayr, S., Spitzer, B., and Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Brain oscillations dissociate between semantic and nonsemantic encoding of episodic memories. Cereb. Cortex, 19, 1631–1640.

Kuhbandner, C., Hanslmayr, S., Maier, M.A., Pekrun, R., Spitzer, B., Pastötter, B., and Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Effects of mood on the speed of conscious perception: behavioural and electrophysiological evidence. Soc. Cogn. Affect. Neurosci. 4, 286–293.

Spitzer, M.S., Yoeruek, E., Sierra, A., Wallenfels-Thilo, B., Schraermeyer, U., Spitzer, B., Bartz-Schmidt, K.U., and Szurman, P. (2007). Comparative antiproliferative and cytotoxic profile of bevacizumab (Avastin), pegaptanib (Macugen) and ranibizumab (Lucentis) on different ocular cells. Graefes Arch. Clin. Exp. Ophthalmol. 245, 1837–1842.

Spitzer, B., and Bäuml, K.-H. (2007). Retrieval-induced forgetting in item recognition: evidence for a reduction in general memory strength. J. Exp. Psychol. Learn. Mem. Cogn. 33, 863–875.