gamer lab


Prof. Dr. Matthias Gamer

Dept. of Psychology

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Publications (selected list)

Lischke A, Herpertz S C, Berger C, Domes G, Gamer M (2017) Divergent effects of oxytocin on (para-)limbic reactivity to emotional and neutral scenes in females with and without borderline personality disorder.

Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Schmidt K, Gamer M, Forkmann K, Bingel U (2017) Pain affects visual

orientation: an eye-tracking study. Journal of Pain.

Berti S, Vossel G, Gamer M (2017) The orienting response in healthy

aging: novelty P3 indicates no general decline but reduced efficacy for fast stimulation rates. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1780.

Boll S, Bartholomaeus M, Peter U, Lupke U, Gamer M (2016). Attentional mechanisms of social perception are biased in social phobia. J Anxiety Disord 40:83–93.

Peth J, Sommer T, Hebart MN, Vossel G, Büchel C, Gamer M (2015). Memory detection using fMRI — Does the encoding context matter? Neuroimage 113:164–174.

Gamer M, Schmitz AK, Tittgemeyer M, Schilbach L (2013). The human amygdala drives reflexive orienting towards facial features. Curr Biol 23:R917–918.

Brassen S, Gamer M, Peters J, Gluth S, Büchel C (2012). Don’t look back in anger! Responsiveness to missed chances in successful and nonsuccessful aging. Science 336:612–614.

Gamer M, Büchel C (2012). Oxytocin specifically enhances valence-dependent parasympathetic responses. Psychoneuroendocrino 37:87–93.

Lischke A*, Gamer M*, Berger C, Grossmann A, Hauenstein K, Heinrichs M, Herpertz SC, Domes G (2012). Oxytocin increases amygdala reactivity to threatening scenes in females. Psychoneuroendocrino 37:1431–1438. *equal contribution.

Brassen S, Gamer M, Büchel C (2011). Anterior cingulate activation is related to a positivity bias and emotional stability in successful aging. Biol Psychiat 70:131–137.

Gamer M, Zurowski B, Büchel C (2010). Different amygdala subregions mediate valencerelated and attentional effects of oxytocin in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107:9400–9405.

Gamer M, Büchel C (2009). Amygdala activation predicts gaze toward fearful eyes. J Neurosci 29:9123–9126.

Gamer M, Bauermann T, Stoeter P, Vossel G (2007). Covariations among fMRI, skin conductance, and behavioral data during processing of concealed information. Hum Brain Mapp 28:1287–1301.