Publications

Key publications

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Korn CW, Bach DR (2019) Minimizing threat via heuristic and optimal policies recruits hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. Nat Hum Behav
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Behavioral data & code

fMRI data

Korn CW, Bach DR (2018) Heuristic and optimal policy computations in the human brain during sequential decision-making. Nat Commun 9:1:325 PDF

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Behavioral data

fMRI data

Korn CW, Staib M, Tzovara A, Castegnetti G, Bach DR (2016) A pupil size response model to assess fear learning. Psychophysiology 54:3:330-343. PDF Data 1, 2, 3, 4
Korn CW, Bach DR (2015) Maintaining homoeostasis by decision-making. PLoS Comput Biol 11:5:e1004301. PDF

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Korn CW, Prehn K, Park SQ, Walter H, Heekeren HR (2012) Positively biased processing of self-relevant social feedback. J Neurosci 32:16832-16844. Link  
Sharot T*, Korn CW*, Dolan RJ (2011) How unrealistic optimism is maintained in the face of reality. Nat Neurosci 14:1475-1479. PDF

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All other publications

 

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Bach DR, Korn CW, Vunder J, Bantel A (2018) Effect of valproate and pregabalin on human anxiety-like behaviour in a randomised controlled trial. Transl Psychiatry. PDF  
Bach DR, Castegnetti G, Korn CW, Gerster S, Melinscak F, Moser T (2018) Psychophysiological modelling – current state and future directions. Psychophysiology. PDF  
Tzovara A, Korn CW, Bach DR (2018) Human Pavlovian fear conditioning conforms to probabilistic learning. PLoS Comput Biol. PDF Data 1, 2, 3, 4
Jeung H, Walther S, Korn CW, Bertsch K, Herpertz SC (2018) Emotional responses to receiving peer feedback on opinions in borderline personality disorder. Personal Disord. [Epub ahead of print] Link  
Oganian Y, Heekeren HR, Korn CW (2018) Low foreign language proficiency reduces optimism about the personal future. Q J Exp Psychol. [Epub ahead of print] Link Preregist.
Korn CW, Heekeren HR, Oganian Y (2018) The framing effect in a monetary gambling task is robust in minimally verbal language switching contexts. Q J Exp Psychol. [Epub ahead of print] Link  
Rosenblau G, Korn CW, Pelphrey KA (2018) A computational account of  optimizing social predictions reveals that adolescents are conservative learners in social contexts. J Neurosci 38:4:974-988. Link  
Korn CW, Vunder J, Miró J, Fuentemilla L, Hurlemann R, Bach DR (2017) Amygdala lesions reduce anxiety-like behavior in a human benzodiazepine-sensitive approach-avoidance conflict test. Biol Psychiatry 82:7:522-531. PDF

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Korn CW, Ries J, Schalk L, Oganian Y, Saalbach H (2017) A hard-to-read font reduces the framing effect in a large sample. Psychonom Bull & Rev 25:2:696-703. Link Preregist.
Rusch T, Korn CW, Gläscher J (2017) A two-way street between attention and learning. Neuron 93:2:256-258. Preview on Leong et al. in the same issue. Link  
Korn CW, Bach DR (2016) A solid frame for the window on cognition: Modelling event-related pupil responses. J Vis 16:3:28. PDF  
Korn CW, La Rosée L, Heekeren HR, Roepke S (2016) Processing of information about future life events in borderline personality disorder. Psychiatry Res 30:246:719-724. Link  
Korn CW, La Rosée L, Heekeren HR, Roepke S (2016) Social feedback processing in borderline personality disorder. Psychol Med 46:3:575-578. Link  
Korn CW*, Rosenblau G*, Rodriguez Buritica JM, Heekeren HR (2016) Performance feedback is positively biased as predicted by attribution theory. PLoS One 11:2:e0148581. PDF  
Oganian Y*, Korn CW*, Heekeren HR (2016) Language switching—but not foreign language use per se—reduces the framing effect. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 42:1:140-148. Link  
Prehn K*, Korn CW*, Bajbouj M, Klann-Delius G, Menninghaus W, Jacobs AM, Heekeren HR (2015) The neural correlates of emotion alignment in social interaction. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:435-443. Link  
Garrett N*, Sharot T*, Faulkner P, Korn CW, Roiser PR, Dolan RJ (2014) Losing the rose tinted glasses: neural substrates of unbiased belief updating in depression. Frontiers Hum Neurosci 8:639. PDF  
Korn CW*, Sharot T*, Walter H, Heekeren HR, Dolan RJ (2014) Depression is related to an absence of optimistically biased belief updating about future life events. Psychol Med 44:579-592. PDF  
Korn CW, Fan Y, Zhang K, Wang C, Han S, Heekeren HR (2014) Cultural influences on social feedback processing of character traits. Frontiers Hum Neurosci 8:192. PDF  
Castro RV*, Brito M*, Guiot E, Polito M, Korn CW, Hervé D, Girault J-A, Pauperdin-Tritsch D, Vincent P (2013) Striatal neurons have a specific ability to respond to phasic dopamine signals. J Physiol 591:3197-3124. Link  
Meshi D, Biele G, Korn CW, Heekeren HR (2012) How expert advice influences decision making. PLoS One 7:e49748. PDF  
Sharot T, Guitart-Masip M, Korn CW, Chowdhury R, Dolan RJ (2012) How dopamine enhances an optimism bias in humans. Curr Biol 22:1477-1481. PDF

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Sharot T, Kanai R, Marston C, Korn CW, Rees G, Dolan RJ. (2012) Selectively altering belief formation in the human brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109:17058-17062. PDF