Publications (old)

Key publications

(* indicates equal contribution)

(see also here: researchgate and googlescholar)

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

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.

Korn CW, Bach DR (2015) Maintaining homoeostasis by decision-making. PLoS Comput Biol 11:5:e1004301.

Korn CW, Prehn K, Park SQ, Walter H, Heekeren HR (2012) Positively biased processing of self-relevant social feedback. J Neurosci 32:16832-16844.

Sharot T*, Korn CW*, Dolan RJ (2011) How unrealistic optimism is maintained in the face of reality. Nat Neurosci 14:1475-1479.

All publications

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.

Bach DR, Castegnetti G, Korn CW, Gerster S, Melinscak F, Moser T (2018) Psychophysiological modelling – current state and future directions. Psychophysiology.

Tzovara A, Korn CW, Bach DR (2018) Human Pavlovian fear conditioning conforms to probabilistic learning. PLoS Comput Biol.

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]

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]

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]

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.

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.

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.

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.

Korn CW, Bach DR (2016) A solid frame for the window on cognition: Modelling event-related pupil responses. J Vis 16:3:28.

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.

Korn CW, La Rosée L, Heekeren HR, Roepke S (2016) Social feedback processing in borderline personality disorder. Psychol Med 46:3:575-578.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Meshi D, Biele G, Korn CW, Heekeren HR (2012) How expert advice influences decision making. PLoS One 7:e49748.

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.

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.