• Can we predict real-time fMRI neurofeedback learning success from pretraining brain activity? 

      Haugg, Amelie; Sladky, Ronald; Skouras, Stavros; McDonald, Amalia; Craddock, Cameron; Kirschner, Matthias; Herdener, Marcus; Koush, Yury; Papoutsi, Marina; Keynan, Jackob N.; Hendler, Talma; Cohen Kadosh, Kathrin; Zich, Catharina; MacInnes, Jeff; Adcock, R. Alison; Dickerson, Kathryn; Chen, Nan-Kuei; Young, Kymberly; Bodurka, Jerzy; Yao, Shuxia; Becker, Benjamin; Auer, Tibor; Schweizer, Renate; Pamplona, Gustavo; Emmert, Kirsten; Haller, Sven; Van De Ville, Dimitri; Blefari, Maria-Laura; Kim, Dong-Youl; Lee, Jong-Hwan; Marins, Theo; Fukuda, Megumi; Sorger, Bettina; Kamp, Tabea; Liew, Sook-Lei; Veit, Ralf; Spetter, Maartje; Weiskopf, Nikolaus; Scharnowski, Frank (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Neurofeedback training has been shown to influence behavior in healthy participants as well as to alleviate clinical symptoms in neurological, psychosomatic, and psychiatric patient populations. However, many real-time ...
    • The neurophysiological correlates of religious chanting 

      Gao, Junling; Leung, Hang Kin; Wu, Bonnie Wai Yan; Skouras, Stavros; Sik, Hin Hung (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03-12)
      Despite extensive research on various types of meditation, research on the neural correlates of religious chanting is in a nascent stage. Using multi-modal electrophysiological and neuroimaging methods, we illustrate that ...
    • Repetitive Religious Chanting Invokes Positive Emotional Schema to Counterbalance Fear: A Multi-Modal Functional and Structural MRI Study 

      Gao, Junling; Skouras, Stavros; Leung, Hang Kin; Wu, Bonnie Wai Yan; Wu, Huijun; Chang, Chunqi; Sik, Hin Hung (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction: During hard times, religious chanting/praying is widely practiced to cope with negative or stressful emotions. While the underlying neural mechanism has not been investigated to a sufficient extent. A previous ...