• Auditory hallucinations, top-down processing and language perception: a general population study 

      de Boer, Janna N.; Linszen, Mascha M.J.; de Vries, J. Hans; Schutte, Maya J.L.; Begemann, Marieke J.H.; Heringa, Sophie M.; Bohlken, Marc Marijn; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Aleman, André; Wijnen, Frank N.K.; Sommer, Iris Else Clara (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Studies investigating the underlying mechanisms of hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia suggest that an imbalance in top-down expectations v. bottom-up processing underlies these errors in perception. ...
    • The ice in voices: Understanding negative content in auditory-verbal hallucinations 

      Larøi, Frank; Thomas, Neil; Aleman, André; Fernyhough, Charles; Wilkinson, Sam; Deamer, Felicity; McCarthy-Jones, Simon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02)
      Negative voice-content is the best sole predictor of whether the hearer of an auditory-verbal hallucination will experience distress/impairment necessitating contact with mental health services. Yet, what causes negative ...