Simone Kühn

Group Leader

Lise Meitner Group for Environmental Neuroscience  

Publications

Contact:
E-Mail: kuehn@mpib-berlin.mpg.de

Short CV:

Dipl. psych., 2006, University of Potsdam
Dr. rer. nat., 2009, Leipzig University
Habilitation in Psychology, 2012, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Professor of Neural Plasticity, 2016, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf


Research Interests:

  • Environmental psychology
  • Environmental neuroscience
  • Behavioral and neural plasticity

Selected Literature:

Kühn, S., Gleich, T., Lorenz, R. C., Lindenberger, U., & Gallinat, J. (2014). Playing Super Mario induces structural brain plasticity: Gray matter changes resulting from training with a commercial video game. Molecular Psychiatry, 19, 265–271. doi:10.1038/mp.2013.120

Kühn, S., & Gallinat, J. (2013). Amount of lifetime video gaming is positively associated with entorhinal, hippocampal and occipital volume. Molecular Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi:10.1038/mp.2013.100

Kühn, S., & Gallinat, J. (2013). Gray matter correlates of posttraumatic stress disorder: A quantitative meta-analysis. Biological Psychiatry, 73, 70–74. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.06.029

Kühn, S.,Schmiedek, F., Noack, H., Wenger, E., Bodammer, N. C., Lindenberger, U., Lövden, M. (2013). The dynamics of change in striatal activity following updating training. Human Brain Mapping, 34, 1530–1541. doi:10.1002/hbm.22007

Kühn, S. & Gallinat, J. (2011). Common biology of craving across legal and illegal drugs: A quantitative meta-analysis of cue-reactivity brain response. European Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 1318–1326.

Kühn, S., Romanowski, A., Schilling, C., Lorenz, R., Mörsen, C., Seiferth, N., Banaschewski, T., Barbot, A., Barker, Gareth, J., Büchel, C., Conrod, P. J., Dalley, J. W., Flor, H., Garavan, H., Ittermann, B., Mann, K., Martinot, J.-L., Paus, T., Rietschel, M., Smolka, M. N., Ströhle, A., Walaszek, B., Schumann, G., Heinz, A., Gallinat, J., The IMAGEN Consortium. (2011). The neural basis of video gaming. Translational Psychiatry, 1, e53. doi:10.1038/tp.2011.53

Kühn, S., Schmiedek, F., Schott, B., Ratcliff, R., Heinze, H.-J., Düzel, E., Lindenberger, U., & Lövden, M. (2011). Brain areas consistently linked to individual differences in perceptual decision-making in younger as well as older adults before and after training. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 2147–2158.

Kühn, S., Schubert, F., & Gallinat, J. (2010). Reduced thickness in medial orbitofrontal cortex in smokers. Biological Psychiatry, 68, 1061–1065.

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