pauli lab


Prof. Dr. Paul Pauli

Institute of Psychology, University of Würzburg

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Publications (selected list)

Deckert J, Weber H. ….. Pauli P* & Reif A (2017). GLRB allelic variation associated with agoraphobic cognitions, increased startle response and fear network activation: A potential neurogenetic pathway to panic disorder. Mol Psychiatry 00: 1-9.
* shared last autorship

Walz N, Mühlberger A, Pauli P (2016). A Human Open Field Test Reveals Thigmotaxis Related to Agoraphobic Fear. Biol Psychiatry 80:390–397.

Weber H, Richter J, Straube B, Lueken U, Domschke K, Schartner C, Klauke B, Baumannn C, Pané-Farré CA, Jacob CP, ..., Pauli P, ..., Deckert J, Reif A (2016). Allelic variation in CRHR1 predisposes to panic disorder: evidence for biased fear processing. Mol Psychiatry 21:813–822.

Andreatta M, Glotzbach-Schoon E, Mühlberger A, Schulz S, Wiemer J, Pauli P (2015). Initial and sustained brain responses to contextual conditioned anxiety in humans. Cortex 63:352–363.

Mühlberger A, Andreatta M, Ewald H, Glotzbach-Schoon E, Tröger C, Baumann C, Reif A, Deckert J, Pauli P (2014). The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism modulates the generalization of cued fear responses to a novel context. Neuropsychopharmacology 39:1187–1195.

Wiemer J, Schulz S, Reicherts P, Glotzbach-Schoon E, Andreatta M, Pauli P (2014). Brain activity associated with illusory correlations in animal phobia. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:969–977.

Andreatta M, Fendt M, Mühlberger A, Wieser JM, Imobersteg S, Yarali A, Gerber B, Pauli P (2012). Onset and offset of aversive events establish distinct memories requiring fear and reward networks. Learn Mem 19:518–526.

Wieser MJ, Klupp E, Weyers P, Pauli P, Weise D, Zeller D, Classen J, Mühlberger A (2012). Reduced early visual emotion discrimination as an index of diminished emotion processing in Parkinson’s disease? – Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Cortex 48:1207–1217.

Andreatta A, Mühlberger A, Yarali A, Gerber B, Pauli P (2010). A rift between implicit and explicit conditioned valence in human pain relief learning. Proc Biol Sci 277:2411–2416.


Conzelmann A, Mucha RF, Jacob CP, Weyers P, Romanos J, Gerdes AB, Baehne CG, Boreatti-Hümmer A, Heine M, Alpers GW, Warnke A, Fallgatter AJ, Lesch KP, Pauli P (2009). Abnormal affective responsiveness in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Subtype Differences. Biol Psychiatry 65:578–585.