Publications Dr. Diana Ferreira de Sá

2022

  • Friesen, E., Sopp, M. R., Brueckner, A. H., Ferreira de Sá, D., & Michael, T. (2022). Investigation of early night sleep effects on subsequent fear extinction learning and recall. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology. https://doi.org/10.1177/20438087221090350

2020

  • Ferreira de Sá, D.S., Römer, S., Brückner, A.H., Issler, T., Hauck, A., & Michael, T. (2020). Effects of intranasal insulin as an enhancer of fear extinction: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled experimental study.Neuropsychopharmacology, 1-9, doi.org/10.1038/s41386-019-0593-3

2019

  • Schulz, A.; Richter, S.; Ferreira de Sá, D.S.; Vögele, C.; Schächinger, H. (2019). Cortisol rapidly increases baroreflex sensitivity of heart rate control, but does not affect cardiac modulation of startle. Physiology & Behavior, 112792.
  • Brueckner, A.H., Lass-Hennemann, J., Wilhelm, F.H., Ferreira de Sá, D.S, & Michael, T. (2019). Cortisol administration after extinction in a fear-conditioning paradigm with traumatic film clips prevents return of fear. Transl Psychiatry 9, 128. doi:10.1038/s41398-019-0455-0

2018

  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Michael, T., Wilhelm, FH, & Peyk, P. (2018). Learning to See the Threat: Temporal Dynamics of ERPs of Motivated Attention in Fear Conditioning. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14, 189-203. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsy103

2015

  • Schulz, A., Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Dierolf, A. M., Lutz, A., Van Dyck, Z., Vögele, C., & Schächinger, H. (2015). Short‐term food deprivation increases amplitudes of heartbeat‐evoked potentials. Psychophysiology, 52(5), 695-703.

2014

  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Schulz, A., Streit, F. E., Turner, J. D., Oitzl, M. S., Blumenthal, T. D., & Schächinger, H. (2014). Cortisol, but not intranasal insulin, affects the central processing of visual food cues. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 50, 311-320.
  • Larra, M. F., Schulz, A., Schilling, T. M., Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Best, D., Kozik, B., & Schächinger, H. (2014). Heart rate response to post-learning stress predicts memory consolidation. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 109, 74-81.
  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S. , Plein, D. E., Schulz, A., Oitzl, M. S., Blumenthal, T. D., & Schächinger, H. (2014). Acoustic startle reactivity while processing reward‐related food cues during food deprivation: Evidence from women in different menstrual cycle phases and men. Psychophysiology, 51(2), 159-167.
  • Schilling, T.*, Ferreira de Sá, D. S. *, Westerhausen, R., Strelzyk, F., Larra, M. F., Hallschmid, M., ... & Schächinger, H. (2014). Intranasal insulin increases regional cerebral blood flow in the insular cortex in men independently of cortisol manipulation. Human brain mapping, 35(5), 1944-1956. *both authors contributed equally to this work and share the first authorship

2013

  • Schulz, A., Strelzyk, F., Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Naumann, E., Vögele, C., & Schächinger, H. (2013). Cortisol rapidly affects amplitudes of heartbeat-evoked brain potentials—Implications for the contribution of stress to an altered perception of physical sensations?. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(11), 2686-2693.

2008

  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S & Albuquerque, C. & Simões, Mário. (2008). Neuropsychological assessment of oppositional defiant disorder. Psicol Saude Doencas. 9 (2), 299-317.

Oral Communications

  • Invited Lecture: Reward related processing of visual food cues – startle methodology Amsterdam University College, Course: Human Stress Research, November 14, 2014
  • The influence of cortisol and insulin in the affective processing of visual food cues Trier Autumn School: Psychobiology and Psychophysiology of stress, 2013, Florence
  • Emotional reaction to food cues during food deprivation Invited speaker for Research Unit INSIDE Colloquium, Division of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Luxembourg, October 18, 2012
  • Acoustic startle reflex in the processing of reward related food cues Summer Symposium of Stress 2010, Trier
  • Central action of insulin lowers cortisol responses to mental stress 8. Dutch Endo‐Neuro‐Psycho Meeting, 2009, Doorwerth
  • Neuropsychological Assessment of the Oppositional Defiant Disorder 7. Portuguese Congress of Health Psychology, 2008, Porto, Portugal

Posters

  • Ferreira de Sá, D.S.; Schulz, A.; Streit, F.; Schachinger, H. (2014) Cortisol, aber nicht intranasales Insulin, beeinflusst die zentrale Verarbeitung von visuellen Nahrungsmittelreizen. In Verleger, R.; Krämer, U.; Beyer, F.; Schildmann, M.; Tzvi, E.; Wilhoeft, A. (Eds.) Abstractband 40. Tagung Psychologie und Gehirn
  • Ferreira de Sá, D.S., Plein, D. E., Schulz, A., Oitzl, M., Schachinger, H. (2013) Acoustic startle reflex in the processing of reward related food cues during food deprivation: evidence from men and women. Psychophysiology, 50(Suppl. 1): 121
  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Schächinger, H. & Schulz, A. (2013). Short‐term food deprivation increases heartbeat‐evoked brain potentials. In Pauli, P.; Kübler, A.; Hewig, J.; Schulz, S. M.; Wieser, M. J.; Zniva, R. (Eds.) 39. Tagung Psychologie und Gehirn ‐ Abstracts
  • Schulz, A.; Ferreira de Sá, D.S.; Strelzyk, F.; Vögele, C.; Schächinger, H (2013). Kurzzeitige Nahrungsdeprivation erhöht Herzschlag‐evozierte Potenziale (HEPs) als Indikatoren für kortikale Verarbeitung kardial‐interozeptiver Prozesse. In: Trierer Psychologische Berichte, 38(1), 52‐53
  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Ott, C. & Schächinger, H. (2012). Selective attention to visual food stimuli: results from cortisol and insulin application. In: Tagungsprogramm Psychologie und Gehirn 2012 (P.168).
  • Schilling, T., Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Oitzl, M., Savaskan, E., & Schächinger, H. (2012). Single and combined effects of insulin and cortisol in the central nervous system: a CASL‐perfusion fMRI study. In: Tagungsprogramm Psychologie und Gehirn 2012 (P.207).
  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Römer, S. & Schächinger, H. (2011). Acoustic startle reflex in the processing of reward related food cues: food deprivation, but no menstrual cycle effects In: Tagungsprogramm Psychologie und Gehirn 2011 (P. 290)
  • Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Schulz, A., Oitzl, M. & Schächinger, H. (2011): Metabolic state effects in the startle eye blink magnitude. In: 43rd European Brain and Behaviour Society Meeting: Abstracts (D10‐71). Seville.
  • Ferreira de Sá, D.S., Strelzyk, F., Römer, S., Schulz, A. & Schächinger, H. (2010). Menstrual phase and metabolic state effects on the startle eye blink magnitude. 36. Tagung "Psychologie und Gehirn" der DGPA. Greifswald: Universitätsverlag.
  • Ferreira de Sá, D.S., Schulz, A., Kuehl, L., Koelsch, M., Zech, C.M., Schachinger, H. (2010) Cardiovascular, neuroendocrine and subjective responses to the Cold Pressor stress test. In: 7th World Congress on Stress, Leiden: Program and Abstracts.
  • Ferreira de Sá DS, Roemer S, Nees F, Zech CM, Wager J and Schaechinger H (2009). Reflexive eye blink is affected by baseline cortisol levels but not by oral cortisol. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: 41st European Brain and Behaviour Society Meeting. doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.08.2009.09.147
  • Ferreira de Sá, D.S., Roemer, S., Schulz, A., Wager, J. & Schächinger, H. (2009). Oral cortisol does not affect startle eye blink magnitude, nor startle habituation. In: Widmann, A., Andersen, S.K., Friederici, A.D., Gunter, T.C., Kotz, S.A., Müller, M.M. & Schröger, E. (Hrsg.). 35. Arbeitstagung Psychophysiologie und Methodik (S. 83). Leipzig: Universitätsverlag.
  • Ferreira de Sá, D.S., Degen, L., Beglinger, C., & Schächinger, H. (2009). Gastric distensions enhance arousal ratings of visual food cues. Psychophysiology, 46 (Suppl. 1): 76.
  • Ferreira de de Sá, D.S. & Schächinger, H. (2009) Cognitive processing of reward‐related food cues during different phases of the menstrual cycle (PENS/Blackwell Summer School, 2009, Dubrovnik)
  • Strelzyk, F., Britz, P., Ferreira de Sá, D. S., Müller, F.‐N., & Naumann, E. (2009). Visual search for fearful stimuli: ERP phase‐locking properties of emotional processing. In A. Widmann, S. K. Andersen, A. D. Friederici, T. C. Gunter, S. A. Kotz, M. M. Müller & E. Schröger (Eds.), 35. Arbeitstagung Psychophysiologie und Methodik. Leipzig: Universitätsverlag.
  • Strelzyk, F., Britz, P., Ferreira de Sá, D. S., & Naumann, E. (2009). ERP phase‐locking properties of emotional processing in the visual search for fearful stimuli. 41st Annual Meeting of the European Brain and Behaviour Society (EBBS).