Meßmer, J.A., Bader, R. & Mecklinger, A. (2024). Schema-Congruency Supports the Formation of Unitized Representations. Evidence From Event-Related Potentials. Neuropsychologia, 108782. -pdf-


Bader, R., Tarantini, L., & Mecklinger, A. (2023). Task context dissociates the FN400 and the N400. Psychophysiology, e14258. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A. & Kamp, S.-M. (2023). Observing memory encoding while it unfolds: Functional interpretation and current debates regarding the ERP subsequent memory effect. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 153, 105347. -pdf-

Weigl, M., Shao, Q. Wang, E., Zheng, Z., Li, J., Kray, J., & Mecklinger, A. (2023). Not so different after all? An event-related potential study on item and source memory for object-scene pairs in German and Chinese young adults. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. -pdf-

Weigl, M., Pietsch, J., Kapsali, E., Shao, Q., Zheng, Z, Li, J, Kray, J. & Mecklinger, A. (2023). ORCA: A picture database of object-scene arrangements for cross-cultural neuroscientific research. Behavior Research Method. -pdf-


Huffer, V., Bader, R., & Mecklinger, A. (2022). Can the elderly take the action?–The influence of unitization induced by action relationships on the associative memory deficit. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 107655. -pdf-

Höltje, G. & Mecklinger, A. (2022). Benefits and costs of predictive processing: How sentential constraint and word expectedness affect memory formation. Brain Research, 1788, 147942. -pdf-

Zaiser, A.-K., Bader, R., & Meyer, P. (2022). High feature overlap reveals the importance of anterior and medial temporal lobe structures for learning by means of fast mapping. Cortex, 146, 74-88.  -pdf-

Zaiser, A.-K., Meyer, P., & Bader, R. (2022). High feature overlap and incidental encoding drive rapid semantic integration in the fast mapping paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151(1), 97-120. -pdf-


Eschmann, K.C.J., Riedel, L. & Mecklinger, A. (2021). Theta neurofeedback training supports motor performance and flow experience. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1-17. -pdf-

Meßmer, J.A., Bader, R. & Mecklinger, A. (2021). The more you know: Schema-congruency supports associative encoding of novel compound words. Evidence from event-related potentials. Brain and Cognition, 155, 105813.-pdf-

Tüttenberg, S. C., & Wiese, H. (2021). Recognising other-race faces is more effortful: The effect of individuation instructions on encoding-related ERP Dm effects. Biological Psychology, 158, 107992.

Eschmann, K.C.J. & Mecklinger, A. (2021). Improving cognitive control: Frontal-midline theta neurofeedback training enhances proactive rather than reactive control processes. Psychophysiology, 00e1-16.

Kuhn, L.K., Bader, R. & Mecklinger, A. (2021). Effects of emotional study context on immediate and delay recognition memory: Evidence from event-related potentials. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 22, 57-74.

Tarantini, L., Bader, R. & Mecklinger, A. (2021). The ERP Correlate of Episodic Recollection is a Neurocognitive Determinant of Subjective Memory Complaints: Implications on their Predictive Validity. Neuropsychology, 35(7), 742-761. -pdf-


Bader, R., Mecklinger, A. & Meyer, P. (2020). Usefulness of a familiarity signal during recognition depends on test format: Neurocognitive evidence for a core assumption of the CLS framework. Neuropsychologia, 148, 107659. -pdf-

Sopp, M.R., Mecklinger, A., Streb, M., Lass-Hennemann, J., Schäfer, S.K. & Michael, T. (2020). Prospective associations between intelligence, working memory capacity, and intrusive memories of a traumatic film: Potential mediating effects of rumination and memory disorganization. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 70, 101611.

Tüttenberg, S. C., & Wiese, H. (2020). Intentionally remembering or forgetting own- and other-race faces: Evidence from directed forgetting. British Journal of Psychology, 111(3), 570-597.

Weigl, M., Pham, H. H., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2020). The effect of shared distinctiveness on source memory: An event-related potential study. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 20, 1027-1040. -pdf-

Höltje, G., & Mecklinger, A. (2020). Feedback timing modulates interactions between feedback processing and memory encoding: Evidence from event-related potentials. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 20, 250–264. -pdf-

Eschmann, K. C., Bader, R., & Mecklinger, A. (2020). Improving episodic memory: Frontal-midline theta neurofeedback training increases source memory performance. NeuroImage, 222, 117219. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., & Bader, R. (2020). From fluency to recognition decisions: A broader view of familiarity-based remembering. Neuropsychologia, 146, 107527. -pdf-

Meßmer, J. A., Weigl, M., Li, J., & Mecklinger, A. (2020). May the source be with you! Electrophysiological correlates of retrieval orientation are associated with source memory performance. Brain and Cognition, 146, 105635. -pdf-


Tüttenberg, S. C., & Wiese, H. (2019). Learning own- and other-race facial identities: Testing implicit recognition with event-related brain potentials. Neuropsychologia, 134, 107218.

Steis, N, Oddo-Sommerfeld, S., Echterhoff, G., Thiel, A., Thiel, J., Briem, K., Ciaramidaro, A., Freitag, C.M., Mecklinger, A., Unterhorst, K., & Stirn, A. (2019). The Obsessions of the Green-Eyed Monster: Jealousy and the Female Brain. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 36(1), 1-15. -pdf-

Höltje, G., Lubahn, B., & Mecklinger, A. (2019). The congruent, the incongruent, and the unexpected: Event-related potentials unveil the processes involved in schematic encoding. Neuropsychologia, 131 (August), 285–293. -pdf-

Zaiser, A.-K., Meyer, P., & Bader, R. (2019). Evidence for fast mapping in adults – Moderating factors yet need to be identified [Commentary on the paper “Little evidence for fast mapping (FM) in adults: A review and discussion” by E. Cooper, A. Greve, & R. N. Henson]. Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, 232-233. -pdf-

Kamp, S.M., Endemann, R., Domes, G., & Mecklinger, A. (2019). Effects of acute psychosocial stress on the neural correlates of episodic encoding: Item versus associative memory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 157, 128-138.-pdf-

Gomes, C., Mecklinger, A. & Zimmer, H. (2019) Distinct neural routes to fluency-based memory illusions: the role of fluency context. Learning & Memory, 26(2), 61-65. -pdf-



Brandt, M., Zaiser, A.-K., & Schnürch, M. (2018). Homogeneity of item material boosts the list length effect in recognition memory: A global matching perspective. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45, 834-850. -pdf-

Kamp, S-M., Bader, R., & Mecklinger, A. (2018). Unitization of word pairs in young and older adults: Encoding mechanisms and retrieval outcomes. Psychology and Aging. 33(3), 497-511.-pdf-

Eschmann, K. C. J., Bader, R., & Mecklinger, A. (2018). Topographical differences of frontal-midline theta activity reflect functional differences in cognitive control abilities. Brain & Cognition, 123, 57-64.-pdf-

Höltje, G., & Mecklinger, A. (2018). Electrophysiological Reward Signals Predict Episodic Memory for Immediate and Delayed Positive Feedback Events. Brain Research, 1701, 64-74.-pdf-

Rosburg, T., Weigl, M., Thiel, R., Mager, R. (2018). The event-related potential component P3a is diminished by identical deviance repetition, but not by non-identical repetitions. Experimental Brain Research, 236(5), 1519-1530. -pdf-

Sopp, R., Michael, T. & Mecklinger, A. (2018). Early morning nap sleep preserves emotional and neutral associative memory: Evidence for dissociable consolidation processes. Brain Research. 1698, 29-42.-pdf-

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A., & Rosburg, T. (2018) Illusory correlations despite equated category frequencies: A test of the information loss account. Consciousness & Cognition, 63, 11-28.-pdf-

Zhou, H., Cai, X., Weigl, M., Bang, P., Cheung, E. F. C., & Chan, R. C. K. (2018). Multisensory temporal binding window in autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia spectrum disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 86, 66–76.-pdf-



Bader, R. & Mecklinger, A. (2017). Separating event-related potential effects for conceptual fluency and episodic familiarity. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(8), 1402-1414.-pdf-

Bridger, E. K., Kursawe, A.-L., Bader, R., Tibon, R., Gronau, N., Levy, D., & Mecklinger, A. (2017). Age effects on associative memory for novel picture pairings. Brain Research 1664, 102-115. -pdf-

Gomes, C.A., Mecklinger, A., & Zimmer, H. (2017). Behavioural and neural evidence for the impact of context fluency on judgements of recollection. Cortex, 92, 271-288. -pdf-

Kamp, S., Bader, R., Mecklinger, A. (2017). ERP subsequent memory effects differ between inter-item and unitization encoding tasks. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 30-pdf-

Liu,C., Rosburg, T., Gao, C., Weber, C., & Guo, C. (2017).Differentiation of subsequent memory effects between retrieval practice and
elaborative study. Biological Psychology, 127, 134-147.-pdf-

Rosburg, T., & Mecklinger, A. (2017). The costs of target prioritization and the external requirements for using a recall-to-reject strategy in memory exclusion tasks: a meta-analysis. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 24(6), 1844-1855. -pdf-

Sopp, R., Michael T., Weeß H-G, & Mecklinger, A. (2017) Remembering specific features of emotional events across time: The role of REM sleep and prefrontal theta oscillations. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 17, 1186-1209. -pdf-

Studte, S., Bridger, E., & Mecklinger, A. (2017). Sleep spindles during a nap correlate with post sleep memory performance for highly rewarded word-pairs. Brain & Language 167, 28–35. -pdf-



Kamp, S-M., Bader, R. & Mecklinger, A. (2016). The effect of unitizing word pairs on recollection versus familiarity-based retrieval - further evidence from ERPs. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 12(4), 168-177. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Rossburg, T., & Johansson, M. (2016). Reconstructing the past: The late posterior negativity (LPN) in episodic memory studies. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 68, 621-638. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Kreitschmann-Andermahr, I. (2016). The effects of ketamine on the mismatch negativity (MMN) in humans – a meta-analysis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127, 1387-1394. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Sörös, P. (2016). The response decrease of auditory evoked potentials by repeated stimulation – Is there evidence for an interplay between habituation and sensitization? Clinical Neurophysiology, 127, 397-408. -pdf-

Streb, M., Mecklinger, A., Anderson, M.C., Lass-Hennemann, J. & Michael, T. (2016). Memory
control ability modulates intrusive memories after analog trauma. Journal of Affective Disorders, 192, 134-142. -pdf-

Weigl, M., Mecklinger, A. & Rosburg, T. (2016) Transcranial direct current stimulation over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modulates auditory mismatch negativity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(5), 2263-2272. -pdf-



Bridger, E., Sprondel, V., & Mecklinger, A. (2015). Control over recollection varies with context-type: ERP evidence from the exclusion task. Cognitive Neuroscience, 6(1), 31-38. -pdf-

Kamp, S.-M., & Donchin, E. (2015). ERP and pupil responses to deviance in an oddball paradigm. Psychophysiology, 52(4), 460-471. -pdf-

Kipp, K. H., Brunnemann, N., Shamdeen, M.G., Meng-Hentschel, J., Gortner, L., & Mecklinger, A. (2015). Modifications of recognition memory processes in preterm children: An event-related potential (ERP) study. Child Development,86, 379–393. -pdf-

Heflick, N. A., Goldenberg, J. L., Hart, J. J., & Kamp, S.-M. (2015). Death awareness and body-self dualism: The why and how of afterlife belief. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45(2), 267-275. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Sprondel V., & Kipp, K. H. (2015). The development of episodic memory: Evidence from event-related potentials. In: A. Duarte, M. Barense, & D.R. Addis (Eds), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory, 326-346. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Johansson, M., Weigl, M., & Mecklinger, A. (2015) Short-term effects of repeated retrieval: An event-related potential (ERP) study on the testing effect. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 15, 195-210. -pdf-

Studte, S., Bridger, E., & Mecklinger, A. (2015). Nap sleep preserves associative but not item memory performance. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 120, 84-93. -pdf-



Bader, R., Opitz, B., Reith, W., & Mecklinger, A. (2014). Is a novel conceptual unit more than the sum of its parts? FMRI evidence from an associative recognition memory study. Neuropsychologia, 61, 123-134. -pdf-

Bridger, E.K., Bader, R., & Mecklinger, A. (2014). More ways than one: ERPs reveal multiple familiarity signals in the word frequency mirror effect. Neuropsychologia, 57, 179-190. -pdf-

Bridger, E.K. & Mecklinger, A. (2014). Errorful and errorless learning: The impact of cue-target constraint in learning from errors. Memory & Cognition, 42, 898-911. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Kriukova, O., Mühlmann, H., & Grunwald, T. (2014). Cross-cultural differences in processing of architectural ranking: Evidence from an event-related potential study. Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, 45-53. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Schneiders, J.A., Krick, C.M., & Mecklinger, A. (2014). Selective transfer of visual working memory training on Chinese character learning. Neuropsychologia, 53, 1-11. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Weigl, M., & Sörös, P. (2014). Habituation in the absence of a response decrease? Clinical Neurophysiology, 125(1), 208-214. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Johansson, M., Sprondel, V., & Mecklinger, A. (2014). Retrieving self-vocalized information: An event-related potential (ERP) study on the effect of retrieval orientation. Brain & Cognition, 92, 123-132. -pdf-

Scheuplein, A.-L., Bridger, E., & Mecklinger, A. (2014). Is faster better? Effects of response deadline on ERP correlates of recognition memory in younger and older adults. Brain Research, 1582, 139-153. -pdf-

Tibon, R., Gronau, N., Scheuplein, A.L., Mecklinger, A., & Levy, D.A. (2014). Associative recognition processes are modulated by the semantic unitizability of memoranda.Brain & Cognition, 92, 19-31. -pdf-

Zhao, J., Kipp, K., Casper, C., Maurer, U., Weng, X., Mecklinger, A., & Li, S. (2014). Fine neural tuning for words emerges early in children reading alphabetic script. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(11), 2431-2442.  -pdf-



Brunnemann, N., Kipp, K.H., Gortner, L., Meng-Hentschel, J., Papanagiotou, P., Reith, W., & Shamdeen, M. (2013). Alterations in the relationship between hippocampal volume and episodic memory performance in preterm children. Developmental Neuropsychology, 38(4), 226-235. -pdf-

Kriukova, O., Bridger, E., & Mecklinger, A. (2013). Semantic relations differentially impact associative recognition memory: Electrophysiological evidence. Brain and Cognition, 83, 93-103. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A. (2013). Neurokognition des Erinnerns. In E. Schröger & S. Kölsch (Eds.) Affektive und Kognitive Neurowissenschaft. Enzyklopädie der Psychologie. Band C /II5. 155-188. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Johansson, M., & Mecklinger, A. (2013). Strategic retrieval and retrieval orientation in reality monitoring studied by event-related potentials (ERPs). Neuropsychologia, 51, 557-571. -pdf-

Sprondel, V., Kipp, K.H., & Mecklinger, A. (2013). Timing matters: Age-related changes in episodic retrieval control as revealed by event-related potentials. Brain Research, 1537, 143-155. -pdf-

Yang, J., Zhao, P., Zhu, Z., Mecklinger, A., Fang, Z., & Li, H. (2013). Memory asymetry of forward and backward associations in recognition tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 39, 253-269.  -pdf-



Bridger, E. K., Bader, R., Kriukova, O., Unger, K., & Mecklinger, A. (2012). The FN400 is functionally distinct from the N400. NeuroImage, 63, 1334-1342. -pdf-

Bridger, E., & Mecklinger, A. (2012). Electrophysiologically dissociating episodic preretrieval processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(6), 1476-1491. -pdf-

Ferdinand, N.K., Mecklinger, A., Kray, J., & Gehring, W.J. (2012). The processing of unexpected positive response outcomes in the mediofrontal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(35), 12087-12092. -pdf-

Halsband, T.M., Ferdinand, N.K., Bridger, E., & Mecklinger, A. (2012). Monetary rewards influence retrieval orientations. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 12(3), 430-445. -pdf-

Hauser, M.F., Hofmann, J., & Opitz, B. (2012). Rule and similarity in grammar: Their interplay and individual differences in the brain. NeuroImage, 60(4), 2019-2026. -pdf-

Kipp, K.H., Opitz, B., Becker, M., Hofmann, J., Krick., C., Gortner, L., & Mecklinger, A. (2012). Neural correlates of recognition memory in children with febrile seizures: Evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 1-11. -Article-

Mecklinger, A., Frings, C., & Rosburg, T. (2012). Response to Paller et al.: The role of familiarity in making inferences about unknown quantities. Trends in Cognitive Science, 16(6), 307-352. -pdf-

Schneiders, J.A., Opitz, B., Tang, H., Deng, Y., Xie, C., Li, H., & Mecklinger, A. (2012). The impact of auditory working memory training on the fronto-parietal working memory network. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 173. -Article-

Sprondel, V., Kipp, K.H., & Mecklinger, A. (2012). Electrophysiological evidence for late maturation of strategic episodic retrieval processes. Developmental Science, 15(3),330-344. -pdf-

Unger, K., Kray, J., & Mecklinger, A. (2012). Worse than feared? Failure induction modulates the electrophysiological signature of error monitoring during subsequent learning. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 34-51. -pdf-

Opitz, B., & Kotz, S.A., (2012). Ventral premotor cortex lesions disrupt learning of sequential grammatical structures. Cortex, 48, 664-673.  -pdf-



Mecklinger, A., Brunnemann, N., & Kipp, K. (2011). Two processes for recognition memory in children of early school-age: An event-related potential study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(2), 435-446. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Ferdinand, N.K., & Mecklinger, A. (2011). Changes in the feedback-related negativity during artificial language learning. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5, 8. -Article-

Rosburg, T., Mecklinger, A., & Frings, C. (2011). When the brain decides: A familiarity-based approach to the recognition heuristic as evidenced by event-related brain potentials. Psychological Science, 22(12), 1527-1534. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Mecklinger, A., & Johansson, M. (2011). Electrophyiological correlates of retrieval orientation in reality monitoring. NeuroImage, 54(1), 3076-3084. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Mecklinger, A., & Johansson, M. (2011). Strategic retrieval in a reality monitoring task. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2957-2969. -pdf-

Schneiders, J., Opitz, B., Krick, C.M., & Mecklinger, A. (2011). Separating intra-modal and across-modal training effects in visual working memory: An fMRI investigation. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 2555-2565. -pdf-

Sprondel, V., Kipp, K.H., & Mecklinger, A. (2011). Developmental changes in item and source memory: Evidence from an ERP recognition memory study with children, adolescents, and adults. Child Development, 82(6), 1938-1953. -pdf-

Waldhauser, G.T., Johansson, M., Bäckström, M., & Mecklinger, A. (2011). Trait anxiety, working memory capacity, and the effectiveness of memory suppression. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 52, 21-27. -pdf-



Bader, R., Mecklinger, A., Hoppstädter, M., & Meyer, P. (2010). Recognition memory for one-trial-unitized word pairs: Evidence from event-related potentials. NeuroImage 50, 772-781. -pdf-

Ferdinand, N.K., Rünger, D., Frensch, P.A., & Mecklinger, A. (2010). Event-related potential correlates of declarative and non-declarative sequence knowledge. Neuropsychologia, 48, 2665-2674. -pdf-

Jäger, T., Mecklinger, A., & Kliegel, M. (2010). Associative recognition memory for faces: More pronounced age-related impairments in binding intra- than inter-item associations. Experimental Aging Research, 36, 123-139. -pdf-

Kipp, K.H., Mecklinger, A., Becker, M., Reith, W., & Gortner, L. (2010). Infant febrile seizures: Changes in declarative memory as revealed by event-related potentials. Clinical Neurophsysiology, 121, 2007-2016. -pdf-

Ludowig, E., Bien, C.G., Elger, C.E., & Rosburg, T. (2010). Two P300 generators in the hippocampal formation. Hippocampus, 20(1), 186-95. -pdf-

Ludowig, E., Möller, J., Bien, C.G., Münte, T.F., Elger, C.E., & Rosburg, T. (2010). Active suppression in the mediotemporal lobe contributes to the directed forgetting effect. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 93(3), 352-361. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A. (2010). The control of long-term memory: Brain systems and cognitive processes. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 34, 1055-1065. -pdf-.

Meyer, P., Mecklinger, A., & Friederici, A.D. (2010). On the processing of semantic aspects of experience in the anterior medial temporal lobe: An event-related fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(3), 590-601. -pdf-

Opitz, B. (2010). Context-dependent repetition effects on recognition memory. Brain and Cognition, 73(2) 110-118. -pdf-.

Opitz, B. (2010). Neural binding mechanisms in learning and memory. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 34, 1036-1046. -pdf-.

Rosburg, T., Ludowig, E., Dümpelmann, M., Alba-Ferrara, L.M., Urbach, H., & Elger, C.E. (2010). The effect of face inversion on intracranial and scalp recordings of event-related potentials. Psychophysiology, 47(1), 147-157. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Zimmerer, K., & Huonker, R. (2010). Short-term habituation of auditory evoked potential and neuromagnetic field components in dependence of the stimulus interval. Experimental Brain Research, 205, 559-570. -pdf-

Wang, J., Tang, Y., Li, C., Mecklinger, A., Xiao, Z., Zhang, M., Hirayasu, Y., Hokama, H., & Li, H. (2010). Decreased P300 current source density in drug-naive first episode schizophrenics revealed by high density recording. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 75, 249-257. -pdf-

Wang, K., Mecklinger, A., Hofmann, J., & Weng, X. (2010). From orthography to meaning: an electrophysiological investigation of the role of phonology in accessing meaning of chinese single-character words. Neuroscience, 165, 101-106. -pdf-

Wiegand, I., Bader, R., & Mecklinger, A. (2010). Multiple ways to the prior occurrence of an event: An electrophysiological dissociation of experimental and conceptually driven familiarity in recognition memory. Brain Research, 1360, 106-118. -pdf-



Benoit, R.G., Werkle-Bergner, M., Mecklinger, A., & Kray, J. (2009). Adapting to changing memory retrieval demands: Evidence from event-related potentials. Brain and Cognition, 70, 123–135. -pdf-

Czernochowski, D., Mecklinger, A., & Johansson, M. (2009) Age-related changes in the control of episodic retrieval: An ERP study of recognition memory in children and adults. Developmental Science, 12(6), 1026-1040.-pdf-

Jäger, T., & Mecklinger, A. (2009). Familiarity supports associative recognition memory for face stimuli that can be unitized: Evidence from receiver operating characteristics. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 21, 35-60. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., & Jäger, T. (2009). Episodic memory storage and retrieval: insights from electrophysiological measures. In F. Rösler, C. Ranganath, B. Röder & R.H. Kluwe. (Eds.), Neuroimaging and Psychological Theories of Human Memory, (pp 357-382). Oxford University Press. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Parra, M., & Waldhauser, G.T. (2009). ERP correlates of intentional forgetting. Brain Research, 1255, 132–147. -pdf-

Rosburg, T., Trautner, P., Elger, C.E., & Kurthen, M. (2009). Attention effects on sensory gating - Intracranial and scalp recordings. Neuroimage, 48(3), 554-563. -pdf-

Spitzer, B.J. Hanslmayr, S., Opitz, B., Mecklinger, A., & Bäuml, K.-H. (2009). Oscillatory Correlates of Retrieval-Induced Forgetting in Recognition Memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21, 976–990. -pdf-



Eppinger, B., Kray, J., Mock, B., & Mecklinger, A. (2008). Better or worse than expected? Aging, learning, and the ERN. Neuropsychologia, 46, 521-539. -pdf-

Ferdinand, N.K., Mecklinger, A., & Kray, J. (2008). Error and deviance processing in implicit and explicit sequence learning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20(4), 629–642. -pdf-

König, S., Mecklinger, A. (2008). Electrophysiological correlates of encoding and retrieving emotional events. Emotion, 8(2), 162-173. -pdf-

Yang, J., Mecklinger, A., Weng, X., Xu, M., & Zhao, Y. (2008). Decreased parahippocampal activity in associative priming: Evidence from an event-related fMRI study. Learning & Memory, 15(9), 703-710. -pdf-



Ecker, U.K. H., Zimmer, H.D. Groh-Bordin, C., & Mecklinger, A. (2007). Context effects on familiarity are familiarity effects of context – An electrophysiological study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 64, 146-156. -pdf-

Eppinger, B., Kray, J., Mecklinger, A., & John, O. (2007). Age differences in response monitoring: Evidence from ERPs. Biological Psychology, 75(1), 52-67. -pdf-

Hernandez, A. E., Hofmann, J., & Kotz, S. A (2007). Age of acquisition modulates neural activity for both regular and irregular syntactic functions. NeuroImage, 36(3), 912-923. -pdf-

Hofmann, J., Kotz, S. A., Marschhauser, A., von Cramon, D. Y., & Friederici, A. D. (2007). Lesion-site affects grammatical gender assignment in German: Perception and production data. Neuropsychologia, 45, 954-965. -pdf-

Johansson, M., Aslan, A., Bäuml, K-H., Gäbel, A., & Mecklinger, A. (2007). When Remembering Causes Forgetting: Electrophysiological Correlates of Retrieval-Induced Forgetting. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 1335-1341. -pdf-

Meyer, P., Mecklinger, A., & Friederici, A.D. (2007). Bridging the gap between the semantic N400 and the early old/new memory effect. Neuroreport,18(10), 1009-1013. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Johansson, M., Parra, M., & Hanslmayr, S. (2007). Source-retrieval requirements influence late ERP and EEG memory effects. Brain Research, 1172, 110-123. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Friederici, A.D. (2007). The neural basis of processing sequential and hierarchical syntactic structures. Human Brain Mapping, 28, 585-592. -pdf-



Doeller, C. F., Opitz, B., Krick, C. M., Mecklinger, A., & Reith, W. (2006). Differential hippocampal and prefrontal-striatal contributions to instance-based and rule-based learning. Neuroimage, 31, 1802-1816. -pdf-

Heim, S., Eickhoff, S. B., Opitz, B., & Friederici, A. D. (2006). Broca's region supports grammatical gender decisions in language production. Neuroreport, 17, 1097-1101. -pdf-

Hofmann, J., Kotz, S. A, Marschhauser, A., von Cramon, D. Y., & Friederici, A. D. (2006). Lesion site affects grammatical gender assignment in German: Perception and production data. Neuropsychologia, 45(5), 954-965. -pdf-

Jäger, T., Mecklinger, A., & Kipp, K. (2006). Intra- and Inter-item Associations doubly dissociate the electrophysiological correlates of familiarity and recollection. Neuron, 52, 535-545. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A. (2006). Electrophysiological Measures of Familiarity Memory. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 37(4), 292-299. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., König, S., Ruffing, N., Reith, W., Müller, M., Kaul, H., Becker, G., & Röll, E.-M. (2006). Event-related potentials in people at risk for vascular dementia. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 59, 40-48. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Cornell, S. (2006). Contribution of familiarity and recollection to associative recognition memory: Insights from event-related potentials (ERP). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 1595-1605. -pdf-



Czernochowski, D., Mecklinger, A., Johansson, M., & Brinkmann, M. (2005). Age-related differences in familiarity and recollection: ERP evidence from a recognition memory study in children and young adults. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 5(4), 417-433. -pdf-

Dietl, T., Trautner, P. Staedtgen, M. Vannuchi, M., Mecklinger, A., Grunwald, T. Elger, C.E., & Kurthen, M. (2005). Processing of famous faces and medial temporal lobe event-related potentials: A depth electrode study. NeuroImage, 25, 401-407. -pdf-

Doeller, C. F., Opitz, B., Krick, C. M., Mecklinger, A., & Reith, W. (2005). Prefrontal-hippocampal dynamics involved in learning regularities across episodes. Cerebral Cortex, 15, 1123-1133. -pdf-

Groh-Bordin, C., Zimmer, H., & Mecklinger, A. (2005). Feature binding in perceptual priming and in episodic object recognition. Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 556-567. -pdf-

Jäger, T., Seiler. K.H., & Mecklinger, A. (2005). Picture Database of morphed faces (MoFa): Technical Report. Psydoc Online. -pdf-

Kray, J., Eppinger, B., & Mecklinger, A. (2005). Age differences in attentional control: An event-related potential approach. Psychophysiology, 42, 407-416. -pdf-

Meyer, P., Mecklinger, A., Grunwald, Th., Fell, J. Elger, Ch.E., & Friederici, A.D. (2005). Language processing within the human medial temporal lobe. Hippocampus, 15, 451-459. -pdf-

Nessler, D., Mecklinger, A., & Penney, T.B. (2005). Perceptual fluency, Semantic familiarity, and recognition-related familiarity: An electrophysiological exploration. Cognitive Brain Research, 22(2), 265-288. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Schröger, E., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2005). Sensory and cognitive mechanisms for preattentive change detection in auditory cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 531-535. -pdf-

Werkle-Bergner, M., Mecklinger, A., Kray, J., Meyer, P., & Düzel, E. (2005). The control of memory retrieval: Insights from event-related potentials. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 599-614. -pdf-



Engelkamp, J., Seiler, K. H., & Zimmer, H. D. (2004). Memory for actions: Item and relational information in categorized lists. Psychological Research, 69, 1-10. -pdf-

Johansson, M., Mecklinger, A., & Treese, A.-C. (2004). Recognition Memory for Emotional and Neutral Faces: An Event-Related Potential Study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16(10), 1840-1853. -pdf-

Hernandez, A. E., Kotz, S. A., & Hofmann, J. (2004). The neural correlates of grammatical gender decisions in Spanish. Neuroreport, 15, 863-866. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Gruenewald, C., Weiskopf, N., & Doeller, Ch. F. (2004). Motor Affordance and its Role for Visual Working Memory: Evidence from fMRI studies. Experimental Psychology, 51(4), 269-280. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Friederici, A.D. (2004). Brain Correlates of Language Learning: The Neuronal Dissociation of Rule-Based versus Similarity-Based Learning. Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 8436-8440. -pdf-

Schröger, E., Mecklinger, A., & Pollmann, S. (2004). Editorial: Special Issue: Working Memory and Cognition. Experimental Psychology, 51, 229-230. -pdf-

Trautner, P., Dietl, T., Staedtgen, M., Mecklinger, A., Grunwald, T., Elger, C.E., & Kurthen, M. (2004). Recognition of famous faces in the medial temporal lobe: An invasive ERP study. Neurology, 63, 1203-1208. -pdf-



Doeller, C. F., Opitz, B., Mecklinger, A., Krick, C., Reith, W., & Schröger, E. (2003). Prefrontal cortex involvement in preattentive auditory deviance detection: Neuroimaging and electrophysiological evidence. NeuroImage, 20, 1270-1282. -pdf-

Engelkamp, J., & Seiler, K. H. (2003).Gains and losses in action memory. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 56(5), 829-848. -pdf-

Engelkamp, J., Jahn, P., & Seiler, K. H. (2003).The item-order hypothesis reconsidered: The role of order information in free recall. Psychological Research, 67, 280-290. -pdf-

Heim, S., Opitz, B., & Friederici, A. (2003). Distributed Cortical Networks for Syntax Processing: Broca's Area as the Common Denominator. Brain and Language, 85, 402-408. -pdf-

Heim, S., Opitz, B., Müller, K., & Friederici, A. (2003).Phonological processing during language production: fMRI evidence for a shared production-comprehension network. Cognitive Brain Research, 16, 285-296. -pdf-

Hommel, B., & Doeller, C. F. (in press). Selection and consolidation of objects and actions. Psychological Research. -pdf-

Johansson, M., Mecklinger, A. (2003) The late posterior negativity in ERP-studies of episodic memory, action monitoring and retrieval of attribute conjunctions. Biological Psychology, 64, 91-117. -pdf-

Lövdén, M., Johansson, M. (2003). Are covert verbal responses mediating false implicit memory? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 10(3), 724-729. -pdf-

Lundstrom, B. N., Petersson, K. M., Andersson, J., Johansson, M., Fransson, P., & Ingvar, M. (2003). Isolating the retrieval of imagined pictures during episodic memory: activation of the left precuneus and left prefrontal cortex. NeuroImage, 20, 1934-1943. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Weber, K., Gunter, T.C., & Engle, R.W. (2003). Dissociable brain mechanisms for inhibitory control: effects of interference content and working memory capacity. Cognitive Brain Resarch, 18, 26-38. -pdf-

Nessler, D., Mecklinger, A. (2003). ERP correlates of true and false recognition after different retention delays: Stimulus and response related processes. Psychophysiology, 40, 146-159. -pdf-

Opitz, B. & Friederici (2003). Interactions of the hippocampal system and the prefrontal cortex in learning language like-rules. NeuroImage, 19, 1730-1737. -pdf-

Penney, T.,B., Maess, B., Busch, N., Derrfuss, J., & Mecklinger, A. (2003). Cortical activity reduction with stimulus repetition: a whole-head MEG analysis. Cognitive Brain Research, 16, 226-231. -pdf-

Seiler, K. H. & Engelkamp, J.(2003). The role of item-specific information for the serial position curve in free recall. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 29(5), 954-964. -pdf-

Treese, A.-C., Brinkmann, M., Johansson, M. (2003). Picture database of facial expression: Technical report (Online). Technical report. -pdf-



Annual Report 2002 -pdf-

Bentin, S., Sagiv, N., Mecklinger, A., Friederici, A., & von Cramon, D. Y. (2002). Priming visual face-processing mechanisms: Electrophysiological Evidence. Psychological Science, 13(2), 190-193. -pdf-

Heim, S., Opitz, B., & Friederici, A. D. (2002). Broca's area in the human brain is involved in the selection of grammatical gender for language production: Evidence from event- related functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroscience Letters, 328, 101-104. -pdf-

Johansson, M., Stenberg, G. (2002). Inducing and reducing false memories: A swedish version of the Deese-Roediger-McDermott paradigm. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 43, 369-383. -pdf-

Johansson, M., Stenberg, G., Lindgren, M., Rosén, I. (2002). Memory for perceived and imagined pictures - an event-related potential study. Neuropsychologia, 43, 986-1002. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A., Gruenewald, C., Besson, M., Magnié, M.-N., von Cramon, D. Y. (2002). Seperable neuronal circuitries for manipulable and non-manipulable objects in working memory. Cerebral Cortex, 12, 1115-1123. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Rinne, T., Mecklinger, A., von Cramon, D. Y., & Schröger, E. (2002). Differential Contribution of Frontal and Temporal Cortices to Autitory Change Detection: fMRI and ERP Results. NeuroImage, 15, 167-174. -pdf-



Bosch, V., Mecklinger, A., & Friederici, A. D. (2001). Slow cortical potentials during retention of object, spatial and verbal information. Cognitive Brain Research, 10, 219-237. -pdf-

Friederici, A. D., Mecklinger, A., Spencer, K., Steinhauer, K., & Donchin, E. (2001). Syntactic parsing preferences and their on-line revisions: A spatio-temporal analysis of event-related brain potentials. Cognitive Brain Research, 11, 305-323. -pdf-

Nessler, D., Mecklinger, A., & Penney, T. B. (2001). Event-related potentials and illusory memories: The effects of differential encoding. Cognitive Brain Research, 10, 283-301. -pdf-

Penney, T. B., Mecklinger, A., & Nessler, D. (2001). Repetition related ERP effects in a visual object target detection task. Cognitive Brain Research, 10, 239-250. -pdf-

Von Zerssen, G. C., Mecklinger, A., Opitz, B., & von Cramon, D. Y (2001). Conscious recollection and illusory recognition: an event-related fMRI study. European Journal of Neuroscience, 13, 1-13. -pdf-



Friederici, A., Opitz, B., & von Cramon, Y. (2000). Segragating semantic and syntactic aspects of processing in the human brain: an fMRI investigation of different word types. Cerebral Cortex, 10, 698-705. -pdf-

Mecklinger, A. (2000). Interfacing mind and brain: A neurocognitive model of recognition memory. Psychophysiology, 37, 565-582. -pdf-

Opitz, B., & von Cramon, D. Y. (2000). Ansaetze und Methoden der kognitiven Neurowissenschaften. e-Neuroforum, 6(2), 189-196. -pdf-

Opitz, B., Mecklinger, A., & Friederici, A. D. (2000). Functional asymmetry of human prefrontal cortex: Encoding and retrieval of verbally and nonverbally coded information. Learning and Memory, 7, 85-96. -pdf-

Ullsperger, M., Mecklinger, A., Matthes-von Cramon, G., & von Cramon, D. Y. (2000). Transient global ischemia specifically modulates visual P300 scalp distribution. Clinical Neurophysiology, 111, 2245-2254. -pdf-