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Journal articles

Hauser TU, Eldar E & Dolan RJ (2017). Separate mesocortical and mesolimbic pathways encode effort and reward learning signals. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114(35):E7395-E7404.pdf


Hauser TU, Allen M, NSPN Consortium, Rees G & Dolan RJ (2017). Metacognitive impairments extend perceptual decision making weaknesses in compulsivity. Nature Sci Rep pdf


Hauser TU*, Allen M*, Purg N, Moutoussis M, Rees G & Dolan R (2017). Noradrenaline blockade specifically enhances metacognitive performance. eLife 6: e24901. pdf


Hauser TU, Moutoussis M, Iannaccone R, Brem S, Walitza S, Drechsler R*, Dayan P* & Dolan RJ* (2017). Increased decision thresholds enhance information gathering performance in juvenile obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). PLoS Comput Biol 13(4): e1005440. pdf


Hauser TU, Iannaccone R, Dolan RJ, Ball J, Hättenschwiler J, Drechsler R, Rufer M, Brandeis D, Walitza S* & Brem S* (2017). Increased reward prediction errors in fronto-striatal areas moderate decision making in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychol Med 47:1246-1258. pdf


Kasper L, Bollmann S, Diaconescu AO, Hutton C, Heinzle J, Iglesias S, Hauser TU, Sebold M, Manjaly ZM, Pruessmann KP & Stephan KE. (2016). The PhysIO Toolbox for Modeling Physiological Noise in fMRI Data. J Neurosci Methods 276:56-72


Allen M, Frank D, Schwarzkopf DS, Fardo D, Winston JS, Hauser TU & Rees G. (2016). Unexpected arousal modulates the influence of sensory noise on confidence. eLife 5:e18103 pdf


Hauser TU. (2016). Learning in development and education – A mechanistic understanding is needed. Zeitschrift für Psychologie 224:307-308


Hauser TU, Eldar E & Dolan RJ. (2016). Neural mechanisms of harm-avoidance learning: A model for obsessive-compulsive disorder?. JAMA Psychiatry 73(11):1196-1197


Hauser TU, Rütsche B, Wurmitzer K, Brem S, Ruff CC & Grabner RH. (2016). Neurocognitive effects of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in arithmetic learning and performance: A simultaneous tDCS-fMRI study. J Brain Stimulat pdf


Vertes PE, Rittman T, Whitaker KJ, Romero-Garcia R, Vasa F, Kitzbicher MG, Wagstyl K, Fonagy P, Dolan RJ, Jones PB, Goodyer IM, NSPN Consortium & Bullmore ET. (2016). Gene transcription profiles associated with inter-modular hubs and connection distance in human functional magnetic resonance imaging networks. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 371(1705)


Whitaker KJ*, Vertes PE*, Romero-Garcia R, Vasa F, Moutoussis M, Prabhu G, Weiskopf N, Callaghan MF, Wagstyl K, Rittman T, Tait R, Ooi C, Suckling J, Inkster B, Fonagy P, Dolan RJ, Jones PE, Goodyer IM, NSPN Consortium & Bullmore ET. (2016). Adolescence is associated with genomically patterned consolidation of the hubs of the human brain connectome. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113(32):9105-9110


Eldar E, Hauser TU, Dayan P* & Dolan RJ*. (2016). Striatal structure and function predict individual biases in learning to avoid pain. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113(17):4812-4817. pdf


Guadalupe, …, Hauser TU, …, & Francks C. (2016). Human subcortical brain asymmetries in 15,847 people worldwide reveal effects of age and sex. Brain Imaging and Behaviour


Hauser TU, Fiore V, Moutoussis M & Dolan RJ (2016). Computational Psychiatry of ADHD: Neural Gain Impairments across Marrian Levels of Analysis. Trends Neurosci 39(2):63-73.pdf


Hauser TU*, Hunt LT*, Iannaccone R, Walitza S, Brandeis D, Brem S* & Dolan RJ* (2015). Temporally Dissociable Contributions of Human Medial Prefrontal Subregions to Reward-Guided Learning. J Neurosci 35(32):11209-11220.pdf


Grabner RH, Rütsche B, Ruff CC & Hauser TU (2015). Transcranial direct current stimulation of the posterior parietal cortex modulates arithmetic learning. Eur J Neurosci 42(1):1667-74.



Iannaccone R, Hauser TU, Ball J, Brandeis D, Walitza S & Brem S (2015). Classifying adolescent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) based on functional and structural imaging. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry


Iannaccone R, Hauser TU, Staempfli P, Walitza S, Brandeis D & Brem S (2015). Conflict Monitoring and Error Processing: New Insights from simultaneous EEG-fMRI. NeuroImage 105: 395-407.



Hauser TU, Iannaccone R, Ball J, Mathys C, Brandeis D, Walitza S & Brem S (2014). Role of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex in Impaired Decision Making in Juvenile Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. JAMA Psychiatry (formerly Arch Gen Psychiatry) 71(10):1165-1173. pdf pdf


Grünblatt E, Hauser TU & Walitza S (2014). Imaging genetics in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Linking genetic variations to alterations in neuroimaging. Progress in Neurobiology. pdf


Walitza S, Brem S, Hauser TU & Grünblatt E (2014). Wie biologisch sind Zwangsstörungen? Genetische Befunde und Bildgebung bei Zwangsstörungen. Kindheit und Entwicklung 23(2):1-12.


Hauser TU, Iannaccone R, Stämpfli P, Drechsler R, Brandeis D, Walitza S & Brem S (2014). The Feedback-Related Negativity (FRN) revisited: New insights into the localization, meaning and network organization. NeuroImage 84:159-168.


Hauser TU, Rotzer S, Grabner RH, Merillat S & Jäncke L (2013). Enhancing performance in numerical magnitude processing and mental arithmetic using transcranial Direct Current Stimulations (tDCS). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7:244. pdf


Brem_2012_OCD review
Brem S, Hauser TU, Iannaccone R, Brandeis D, Drechsler R & Walitza S (2012). Neuroimaging of cognitive brain function in paediatric obsessive compulsive disorder: a review of literature and preliminary meta-analysis. Journal of Neural Transmission 119(11):1425-48.

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