Bernhard Spitzer

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Luyckx, F., Nili, H., Spitzer, B.*,Summerfield, C.*, (2018). Neural structure mapping in human probabilistic reward learning. bioRxiv366757 [preprint]. *Co-senior authors.

Schultheiss, M., Härtig, F., Spitzer, M.S, Feltgen, N., Spitzer, B., Hüsing, J., Rupp, A., Ziemann, U., Bartz-Schmidt, K.U., Poli, S. (2018). Intravenous thrombolysis in acute central retinal artery   occlusion–A prospective interventional case series. PloS one13 (5), e0198114.

Spitzer, B., Waschke, L., Summerfield, C. (2017). Selective overweighting of larger magnitudes during noisy numerical comparison. Nature Human Behaviour0145 (2017).
*News and Views by Rogier A. Kievit: More is different, Nat. Hum. Behav.0162 (2017).   

Spitzer, B. & Haegens, S. (2017). Beyond the Status Quo: A Role for Beta Oscillations in Endogenous Content (Re-) Activation. eNeuro0170-17.2017

Christophel, C., Klink, P.C., Spitzer, B., Roelfsema, P.R., Haynes, J.D. (2017). The distributed nature of working memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences21. 111-124.

Herding J.*, Spitzer, B.*, Blankenburg, F. (2016). Upper beta band oscillations in human premotor cortex encode subjective choices in a vibrotactile comparison task. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience28, 668-679. *Co-first authors.

Ludwig, S., Spitzer, B., Jacobs, A.M., Sekutowicz, M., Sterzer, P., Blankenburg, F. (2016). Spectral EEG abnormalities during vibrotactile encoding and quantitative working memory processing in schizophrenia. Neuroimage: Clinical11, 578-587.

Januschowski, K., Szurman, P., Feltgen, N., Pielen, Spitzer, B., A., Rehak, M., Spital, G., Dimopoulos, S., Dimopoulos, A., Bevacizumab Study Group Venous Occlusion, Meyer, C.H., Szurman, G.B. (2016). Predictive factors for functional improvement following intravitreal bevacizumab injections after central retinal vein occlusion. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology255, 457-462.

Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F., Summerfield, C. (2016). Rhythmic gain control during supramodal integration of approximate number. Neuroimage129, 470-479.

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., Pekrun, R. (2015). Differential Binding of Colors to Objects in Memory: Red and Yellow Stick Better Than Blue and Green. Frontiers in Psychology6.

Januschowski, K., Szurman, P., Feltgen, N., Spitzer, B., Pielen, A., Rehak, M., Spital, G., Bevacizumab Study Group Venous Occlusion, Meyer, C.H., Szurman, G.B. (2015). Injection scheme for intravitreal bevacizumab therapy for macular oedema due to central retinal vein occlusion: results of a multicenter study. Acta Ophthalmologica93, e400-2.

Spitzer, B., Fleck, S., Blankenburg, F. (2014a). Parametric alpha- and beta-band signatures of supramodal numerosity information in human working memory. Journal of Neuroscience34, 4293-4302.

Spitzer, B.(2014). Finding retrieval-induced forgetting in recognition tests: A case for baseline memory strength. Frontiers in Psychology5:1102. 

Spitzer, B., Goltz, D*, Auksztulewicz, R., Wacker, E., Blankenburg, F. (2014b). Maintenance and manipulation of somatosensory information in ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. Human Brain Mapping35, 2412-2423. *Co-first author.

Spitzer, B., Gloel, M., Schmidt, T., Blankenburg, F. (2014c). Working memory coding of analog stimulus properties in the human prefrontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex,24, 2229-2236.

Huebl, J., Spitzer, B., Bruecke, C., Schoenecker, T., Alesch, F., Schneider, G.H., Kühn, A.A. (2014). Oscillatory subthalamic nucleus activity is modulated by dopamine during emotional processing in Parkinson's disease.Cortex60, 69-81.

van Kemenade B., Seymour, K., Wacker, E., Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F., Sterzer P. (2014). Tactile and visual motion direction processing in hMT+/V5. NeuroImage84, 420-427.

Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F. (2012). Supramodal parametric working memory processing in humans. Journal of Neuroscience32, 3287-3295.

Auksztulewicz, R., Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F. (2012). Recurrent neural processing and somatosensory awareness. Journal of Neuroscience32, 799-805.

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

Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F. (2011). Stimulus-dependent EEG activity reflects internal updating of tactile working memory in humans. PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America108, 8444-8449.

Auksztulewicz, R., Spitzer, B., Goltz, D., Blankenburg, F. (2011). Impairing somatosensory working memory using TMS. European Journal of Neuroscience34,839-844.

Wacker, E., Spitzer, B., Lützkendorf, R., Bernarding, J. Blankenburg, F. (2011). Tactile motion and pattern processing assessed with high-field fMRI. Plos one6. e24860.

Jaissle, G. B., Szurman, P., Feltgen, N., Spitzer, B., Pielen, A., Rehak, M., Spital, G., Heimann, H., Bevacizumab Study Group Venous Occlusion, Meyer, C. H. (2011). Predictive factors for functional improvement after intravitreal bevacizumab therapy for macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology249, 183-192.

Suesskind, D., Ulmer, A., Schiebel, U., Fierlbeck,G., Spitzer, B., Spitzer, M. S., Bartz-Schmidt, K.U., Grisanti, S. (2011). Circulating melanoma cells in peripheral blood of patients with uveal melanoma before and after different therapies and association with prognostic parameters. Acta Ophthalmologica89, 17-24.

Kuhbandner, C., Spitzer, B., Pekrun, S. (2011). The read-out of emotional information from iconic memory: The longevity of threatening stimuli. Psychological Science22, 695-700.

Spitzer, B., Wacker, E., Blankenburg, F. (2010). Oscillatory correlates of vibrotactile frequency processing in human working memory. Journal of Neuroscience30, 4496-4502.

Suesskind, D., Paulsen, F., Buchgeister, M., Spitzer, B., Rohrbach, J.M., Bartz-Schmidt, K.U., Spitzer, M.S. (2010). Cyclo-oxygenase-2 expression in photon-radiated and non-radiated uveal melanomas. Acta Ophthalmologica88, 582-587.

Eshel, N., Ruff, C. C., Spitzer, B., Blankenburg, F., Driver, J. H. (2010). Effects of parietal TMS on somatosensory judgments suggest excitatory interhemispheric interplay. Neuropsychologia48, 3470-3481.

Spitzer, B., Hanslmayr, S., Opitz, B., Mecklinger, A., Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Oscillatory correlates of retrieval-induced forgetting in recognition memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience,21, 976-990.

Spitzer, B., Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Retrieval-induced forgetting in a category recognition task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition35, 286-291.

Hanslmayr, S., Spitzer, B., Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Brain oscillations dissociate between semantic and non-semantic successful encoding in episodic memory. Cerebral Cortex19, 1631-1640.

Kuhbandner, C., Hanslmayr, S., Maier, M. A., Pekrun, R., Spitzer, B., Pastötter, B., Bäuml. K.-H. (2009). Effects of mood on the speed of conscious perception: Behavioral and  electrophysiological evidence. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,4, 286-293.

Spitzer, M. S., Yoeruek, E., Sierra, A., Wallenfels-Thilo, B., Schraermeyer, U., Spitzer, B., Bartz-Schmidt, K. U., Szurman, P. (2007). Comparative antiproliferative and cytotoxic profile of bevacizumab(AvastinTM), pegaptanib (MacugenTM) and ranibizumab (LucentisTM) on different ocular cells. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology245, 1837-1842.

Spitzer, B., Bäuml, K.-H. (2007). Retrieval-induced forgetting in item recognition: Evidence for a reduction in general memory strength. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition33, 863-875.