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Friedrich, E.V.C., Zillekens, I.C., Biel, A.L., O'Leary, D., Singer, J., Seegenschmiedt, E.V., Sauseng, P., Schilbach, L. (2023).Spatio-temporal dynamics of oscillatory brain activity during the observation of actions and interactions between point-light agents. European Journal of Neuroscience, 57, 657-679.   

Hilla, Y., Link, F., & Sauseng, P. (2023). Alpha-tACS alters attentional control but not cognitive functions as video games do: A psychophysical investigation based on the theory of visual attention. European Journal of Neuroscience, 57, 1705-1722.


Berger, B. & Sauseng, P. (2022). Brain rythms: How control gets into working memory. Current Biology, 10, R479-R481.

Biel, A.L., Sterner, E., Röll, L., & Sauseng, P. (2022). Modulating verbal working memory with fronto‐parietal transcranial electric stimulation at theta frequency: Does it work? European Journal of Neuroscience, 55, 405-425.

Försterling, M., Hainke, L., Redkina, A., & Sauseng, P. (2022). Influence of bilingualism on behavioral and electrophysiological parameters of cognitive control. Journal of Psychophysiology, in press.

Frierich, E.V.C., Zillekens, I.C., Biel, A.L., O'Leary, D., Singer, J., Seegenschmiedt, E.V., Sauseng, P., & Schillbach, L. (2022). Spatio-temporal dynamics of oscillatory brain activity during the observation of actions and interactions between point-light agents. European Journal of Neuroscience, in press.

Friedrich, E.V.C., Zillekens, I.C., Biel, A.L., O'Leary, D., Seegenschmiedt, E.V., Singer, J., Schilbach, L., & Sauseng, P. (2022). Seeing a Bayesian ghost: Sensorimotor activation leads to an illusory social perception. iScience, 25, 104068.

Nuttall, R., Jäger, C., Zimmermann, J., Archila-Melendez, M.E., Preibisch, C., Taylor, P., Sauseng, P., Wohlschläger, A., Sorg. C., & Dowsett, J. (2022). Evoked responses to rhythmic visual stimulation vary across sources of intrinsic alpha activity in humans. Scientific Reports, 12, 1-15.

Peylo, C., Friedrich, E.V.C., Minarik, T., Biel, A.L., & Sauseng, P. (2022). Theta: Gamma Phase Coupling and Evoked Gamma Activity Reflect the Fidelity of Mental Templates during Memory Matching in Visual Perception. Cerebral Cortex, in press.

Tschentscher, N. & Sauseng, P. (2022). Spatio-temporal brain dynamic differences in fluid intelligence. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16.


Biel, A.L., Minarik, T., & Sauseng, P. (2021). EEG Cross-Frequency Phase Synchronization as an Index of Memory Matching in Visual Search. Neuroimage, in press.

May, E.S., Hohn, V.D., Nickel, M.M., Tiemann, L., Gil Ávila, C., Heitmann, H., Sauseng, P., Ploner, M. (2021). Modulating Brain Rhythms of Pain using Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS)? A Sham-controlled Study in Healthy Human Participants. Journal of Pain, 22, 1256-1272.

Peylo, C., Hilla, Y., & Sauseng, P. (2021). Cause or consequence? Alpha oscillations in visuospatial attention. Trends in Neuroscience, 44, 705-713.

Salamanca-Giron, R.F., Raffin, E., Zandfliet, S.B., Seeber, M., Michel, C.M., Sauseng, P., Huxlin, K.R., & Hummel, F.C. (2021). Enhancing visual motion discrimination by desynchronizing bifocal oscillatory activity. Neuroimage, in press.


Biel, A.L., Minarik, T., & Sauseng, P. (2020). EEG Cross-Frequency Phase Synchronization as an Index of Memory Matching in Visual Search. bioRxiv, 2020.09.22.306431.

Friedrich, E.V.C. (2020). Designing a successful neurofeedback training for children with autism spectrum disorder. Lern und Lernstörungen, 9, 175-185.

Hilla, Y., von Mankowski, J., Föcker, J., & Sauseng, P. (2020). Faster Visual Information Processing in Video Gamers Is Associated With EEG Alpha Amplitude Modulation. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 599788.

Liesefeld, H.R., Liesefeld, A.M., Sauseng, P., Jacob, S.N., & Müller, H.J. (2020). How visual working memory handles distraction: cognitive mechanisms and electrophysiological correlates. Visual Cognition, in press. 

May, E.S., Hohn, V.D., Nickel, M.M., Tiemann, L., Gil Ávila, C., Heitmann, H., Sauseng, P., Ploner, M. (2020). Modulating Brain Rhythms of Pain using Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS)? A Sham-controlled Study in Healthy Human Participants. bioRxiv, 2020.06.16.154112.

McKewen, M., Cooper, P.S., Wong, A.S.W., Michie, P.T., Sauseng, P., & Karayanidis, F. (2020). Task‐switching costs have distinct phase‐locked and nonphase‐locked EEG power effects. Psychophysiology, 57, e13533. 

Salamanca-Giron, R.F., Raffin, E., Zandvliet, B., Seeber, M., Michel, C.M., Sauseng, P., Huxlin, K.R., & Hummel, F.C. (2020). Bifocal tACS enhances visual motion discrimination by modulating phase amplitude coupling between V1 and V5 regions. bioRxiv, 2020.11.16.382267.

Sauseng, P. & Liesefeld, H.R. (2020). Cognitive control: Brain oscillations coordinate human working memory. Current Biology, 30, R405-R407.


Bender, M., Romei, V., & Sauseng, P. (2019). Slow Theta tACS of the Right Parietal Cortex Enhances Contralateral Visual Working Memory Capacity. Brain Topography, 32, 477-481.

Berger, B., Griesmayr, B., Minarik, T., Biel, A.L., Pinal, D., Sterr, A., & Sauseng, P. (2019). Dynamic regulation of interregional cortical communication by slow brain oscillations during working memory. Nature Communications, 10, 4242. 

Dinh, S.T., Nickel, M.M., Tiemann, L., May, E.S., Heitmann, H., Hohn, V.D., Edenharter, G., Utpadel-Fischler, D., Tölle, T.R., Sauseng, P., Gross, J., Ploner, M. (2019). Brain dysfunction in chronic pain patients assessed by resting-state electroencephalography. Pain, 160, 2751-2765.

Friedrich, E.V.C, Berger,B., Minarik, T., Schmid, D., Peylo, C., & Sauseng, P. (2019). No Enhancing Effect of Fronto-Medial tDCS on Working Memory Processes. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement 3 (4), 416-424.

Hannaway, N., Opitz, B., & Sauseng, P. (2019). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage: manipulations of similarity and second language immersion in a Stroop task. Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, 1-12.

Kaiser, J., Simon, N.A., Sauseng, P., & Schütz-Bosbach, S. (2019). Midfrontal neural dynamics distinguish between general control and inhibition-specific processes in the stopping of motor actions. Scientific Reports, 9, 13054.

Sauseng, P., Tschentscher, N., & Biel, A.L. (2019). Be prepared: tune to FM-theta for cognitive control. Trends in Neurosciences, 42, 307-309.

Sauseng, P., Peylo, C., Biel, A.L., Friedrich, E.V.C., & Romberg‐Taylor, C. (2019). Does cross‐frequency phase coupling of oscillatory brain activity contribute to a better understanding of visual working memory? British Journal of Psychology, 110, 245-255.


Biel, A.L. & Friedrich, E.V.C. (2018). Why you should report Bayes factors in your transcranial brain stimulation studies. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1125.

Minarik, T., Berger, B., & Sauseng, P. (2018). The involvement of alpha oscillations in voluntary attention directed towards encoding episodic memories. Neuroimage, 166, 307-316.

Wolinski, N., Cooper, N.R., Sauseng, P., & Romei, V. (2018). The speed of parietal theta frequency drives visuospatial working memory. PLoS Biology, 16, e2005348.


Berger, B., Minarik, T., Griesmayr, B., Stelzig-Schöler, R., Aichhorn, W., & Sauseng, P. (2016). Brain oscillatory correlates of altered executive functioning in positive and negative symptomatic schizophrenia patients and healthy controls. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 705.

Glennon, M., Keane, M., Elliott, M., & Sauseng, P. (2016). Distributed cortical phase synchronization in the EEG reveals parallel attention and working memory processes involved in the attentional blink. Cerebral Cortex, 26, 2035-2045.

Minarik, T., Berger, B., Althaus, L., Bader, V., Biebl, B., Brotzeller, F., Fusban, T., Hegemann, J., Jestaedt, L., Kalweit, L., Leitner, M., Linke, F., Nabielska, N., Reiter, T., Schmitt, D., Spraetz, A., & Sauseng, P. (2016). The importance of sample size for the repoducibility oft DCS effects. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 453.


Berger, B., Omer, S., Minarik, T., Sterr, A., & Sauseng, P. (2015). Interacting memory systems – does EEG alpha activity respond to semantic long-term memory access in a working memory task? Biology, 4, 1-16.

Bönstrup, M., Hagemann, J., Gerloff, C., Sauseng, P., & Hummel, F.C. (2015). Mechanisms of executive control in health aged subjects. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 7, 193.

Friedrich, E.V.C., Sivanathan, A., Lim, T., Suttie, N., Louchart, S., Pillen, S., & Pineda, J.A. (2015). An effective neurofeedback intervention to improve social interactions in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 4084-4100.

Miller, J., Berger, B., & Sauseng, P. (2015). Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) increases frontal-midline theta activity in the human EEG: A preliminary investigation of non-invasive stimulation. Neuroscience Letters, 588, 114-119.

Minarik, T., Sauseng, P., Dunne, L., Berger, B. & Sterr, A. (2015). Effects of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation on visually guided learning of grip force control. Biology, 4, 173-186.

Pinal, D., Zurron, M., Diaz, F., & Sauseng, P. (2015). Stuck in default mode: Ineffienct cross-frequency synchronization may lead to age-related short-term memory decline. Neurobiology of Aging, 36, 1611-1618.

Sauseng, P., Conci, M., Wild, B., & Geyer, T. (2015). Predictive coding in visual search as revealed by cross-frequency EEG phase synchronisation. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1655.

Scherer, R., Faller, J., Friedrich, E.V.C., Opisso, E., Costa, U., Kübler, A., & Müller-Putz, G.R. (2015). Individually adapted imagery improves brain-computer interface performance in end-users with disability. PLOS ONE, 10(5), e0123727.

Simons, S., Abásolo, D., & Sauseng, P. (2015). Volume conduction effects on bivariate Lempel-Ziv complexity of Alzheimer's Disease elecroencepahlograms. Proceedings of the 37th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 7414-7417.


Berger, B., Minarik, T., Liuzzi, G., Hummel, F., & Sauseng, P. (2014). EEG oscillatory phase-dependent markers of corticospinal excitability in the resting brain. Biomed Research International, 936096.

Faller, J., Scherer, R., Friedrich, E.V.C., Costa, U., Opisso, E., Medina, J., & Müller-Putz, G.R. (2014). Non-motor tasks improve adaptive brain-computer interface performance in users with severe motor impairment. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8, 320.

Friedrich, E.V.C., Suttie, N., Sivanathan, A., Lim, T., Louchart, S., & Pineda, J.A. (2014). Brain-computer interface game applications for combined neurofeedback and biofeedback treatment for children on the autism spectrum. Frontiers in Neuroengineering, 7, 21.

Griesmayr, B., Berger, B., Stelzig-Schoeler, R., Aichhorn, W., Bergmann, J., & Sauseng, P. (2014). EEG theta phase coupling during executive control of visual working memory investigated in individuals with schizophrenia and healthy controls. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioural Neuroscience, 13, 1340-1355.

Kober, S., Wood, G., Kurzmann, J., Friedrich, E.V.C., Stangl, M., Wippel, T., Väljamäe, A., & Neuper, C. (2014). Near-infrared spectroscopy based neurofeedback training increases specific motor imagery related cortical activation compared to sham feedback. Biological Psychology, 95, 21 - 30.

Ninaus, M., Kober, S.E., Friedrich, E.V.C., Dunwell, I., de Freitas, S., Arnab, S., Ott, M., Kravcik, M., Lim, T., Louchart, S., Bellotti, F., Hannemann, A., Thin, A.G., Berta, R., Wood, G., & Neuper, C. (2014). Neurophysiological methods for monitoring brain activity in serious games and virtual environments: A review. International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 6, 78 - 103.

Pineda, J.A., Friedrich, E.V.C., & LaMarca, K. (2014). Neurorehabilitation of social dysfunctions: A model-based neurofeedback approach for low and high-functioning autism. Frontiers in Neuroengineering, 7, 29.


Friedrich, E.V.C., Scherer, R., & Neuper, C. (2013). Whatever works: A systematic user-centered training protocol to optimize brain-computer interfacing individually. PLOS ONE, 8(9), e76214.

Friedrich, E.V.C., Scherer, R., & Neuper, C. (2013). Long-term evaluation of a 4-class imagery-based brain–computer interface. Clinical Neurophysiology, 124, 916 - 927.

Friedrich, E.V.C., Scherer, R., & Neuper, C. (2013). Stability of event-related (de-) synchronization during brain-computer interface-relevant mental tasks. Clinical Neurophysiology, 124, 61 - 69.

Sauseng, P., Gerloff, C., & Hummel, F.C. (2013). Two brakes are better than one: the neural bases of inhibitory control of motor memory traces. Neuroimage, 65, 52-58.


Doppelmayr, M., Sauseng, P., Doppelmayr, H., & Mausz, I. (2012). Changes in human alpha EEG during extended physical activity. Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments,10, 4.

Friedrich, E.V.C., Scherer, R., & Neuper, C. (2012). The effect of distinct mental strategies on classification performance for brain-computer interfaces. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 84, 86 - 94.

Sauseng, P. (2012). Brain oscillations: phase-locked EEG alpha controls perception. Current Biology, 22, R306-R308.

Scherer, R., Faller, J., Balderas, D., Friedrich, E.V.C., Pröll, M., Allison, B., & Müller-Putz, G. (2012). Brain–computer interfacing: more than the sum of its parts. Soft Computing, 17, 317-331.

Weiss, D., Breit, S., Hoppe, J., Hauser, A.K., Freudenstein, D., Krueger, R., Sauseng, P., Govindan, R.B., & Gerloff, C. (2012). Subthalamic nucleus stimulation restitutes the efferent cortical drive to muscle in parallel to functional motor improvement. European Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 896-908.


Friedrich, E.V.C., Scherer, R., Sonnleitner, K., & Neuper, C. (2011). Impact of auditory distraction on user performance in a brain-computer interface driven by different mental tasks. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122, 2003 - 2009.

Friedrich, E.V.C., McFarland, D.J., Neuper, C., Vaughan, T.M., Brunner, P., & Wolpaw, J.R. (2009). A Scanning Protocol for a Sensorimotor Rhythm-Based Brain-Computer Interface. Biological Psychology, 80, 169 - 175.

Hoenegger, C., Atteneder, C., Griesmayr, B., Holz, E.M., Weber, E., & Sauseng, P. (2011). Neural correlates of visuo-spatial working memory encoding – an EEG study. Neuroscience Letters, 500, 118-122.

Rilk, A., Soekadar, S., Sauseng, P., & Plewnia, C. (2011). Alpha coherence predicts accuracy during a visuomotor tracking task. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3704-3709.

Sauseng, P., Feldheim, J.F., Freunberger, R., & Hummel, F.C. (2011). Right prefrontal TMS disrupts interregional anticipatory EEG alpha activity during shifting of visuospatial attention. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 241.


Griesmayr, B., Gruber, W., Klimesch, W., & Sauseng, P. (2010). Human frontal midline theta and its synchronization to gamma and alpha oscillations during verbal working memory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 93, 208-215.

Heise, K.F., Steven, B., Liuzzi, G., Thomalla, G., Jonas, M., Müller-Vahl, K., Sauseng, P., Münchau, A., Gerloff, C., Hummel, F.C. (2010). Altered modulation of intracortical excitability during movement preparation in Gilles de la Tourette. Brain, 113, 280-290.

Holz, E.M., Glennon, M., Prendergast, K., & Sauseng, P. (2010). Theta-gamma phase synchronization during memory matching in visual working memory. Neuroimage, 52, 326-335.

Karim, A.A., Schneider, M., Lotze, M., Veit, R., Sauseng, P., Braun, C., & Birbaumer, N. (2010). The truth about lying: Inhibition of the prefrontal cortex improves deceptive behavior. Cerebral Cortex, 20, 205-213.

Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., & Freunberger, R. (2010). Oscillatory mechanisms of process binding in memory. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 34, 1002-1014.

Sauseng, P., Griesmayr, B., Freunberger, R., & Klimesch, W. (2010). Control Mechanisms in Working Memory: A Possible Function of EEG Theta Oscillations. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 34, 1015-1022


Freunberger, R., Fellinger, R., Sauseng, P., Gruber, W., & Klimesch, W. (2009). Dissociation between phase-locked and non-phase-locked alpha oscillations in a working memory task. Human Brain Mapping, 30, 3417-3425.

Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., Gruber, W. (2009). The functional relevance of phase reset: A comment to Risner et al. (2009): The visual evoked potential of surface alpha rhythm phase. Neuroimage, 47, 5-7.

Lotze, M., Sauseng, P., Staud, M. (2009). Functional relevance of ipsilateral motor activation in congenital hemiparesis as tested by fMRI-navigated TMS. Experimental Neurology, 217, 440-443.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Gerloff, C., & Hummel, F. (2009). Spontaneous locally restriced EEG activity determines excitability in the human motor cortex. Neuropsychologia, 47, 284-288.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Heise, K., Gruber, W.R., Holz, E.M., Glennon, M., Karim, A., Gerloff, C., Birbaumer, N., & Hummel, F. (2009). Brain oscillatory substrates of visual short-term memory capacity. Current Biology, 19, 1846-1852.


Doppelmayr, M., Finkenzeller, T., & Sauseng, P. (2008). Frontal midline theta in the pre shot phase of rifle shooting: differences between experts and novices. Neuropsychologia,46, 1463-1467.

Freunberger, R., Hoeller, Y., Griesmayr, B., Gruber, W., Sauseng, P., & Klimesch, W. (2008). Functional similarities between the P1 and alpha oscillations. European Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 2330-2340.

Freunberger, R., Klimesch, W., Griesmayr, B., Gruber, W., & Sauseng, P. (2008). Alpha phase coupling reflects object encoding. Neuroimage, 42, 928-935.

Holz, E.M., Doppelmayr, M., Klimesch, W., & Sauseng, P. (2008). EEG correlates of action observation in humans. Brain Topography, 21, 93-99.

Keul, A., Sauseng, P., & Diendorfer, G. (2008). Ball lightning- an electromagnetic hallucination? International Journal of Meteorology, 33, 89-95.

Klimesch, W., Freunberger, R., Sauseng, P., & Gruber, W.R. (2008). A short review of slow phase synchronization and memory: Evidence for control processes in different memory systems? Brain Research, 1235, 31-44.

Plewnia,C., Rilk, A., Soekadar, S.J., Arfeller, C.,Huber, H.S., Sauseng, P., Hummel, F.C.,& Gerloff, C. (2008). Enhancement of long-range EEG coherence by synchronous bifocaltranscranial magnetic stimulation. European Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 1577-1583.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Gruber, W.R., & Birbaumer, N. (2008). Oscillatory phase synchronization: A brain mechanism of memory matching and attention. Neuroimage, 40, 308-317.

Sauseng, P. & Klimesch, W. (2008). What does phase information of oscillatory brain activity tell us about cognitive processes? Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 32, 1001-1013.


Doppelmayr, M., Sauseng, P., & Doppelmayr, H. (2007). Modifications in the Human EEG during Extra Long Physical Exercise. Neurophysiology, 39, 81-87.

Freunberger, R., Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., Griesmayr, B., Hoeller, Y., Pecherstorfer, T., & Hanslmayr, S. (2007). Gamma oscillatory activity in a visual discrimination task. Brain Research Bulletin, 71, 593-600.

Hanslmayr, S., Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., Gruber, W., Doppelmayr, M., Freunberger, R., Pecherstorfer, T., & Birbaumer, N. (2007). Alpha phase reset contributes to the generation of ERPs. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 1-8.

Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., & Hanslmayr, S. (2007). EEG alpha oscillations: the inhibition/timing hypothesis. Brain Research Reviews, 53, 63-88.

Klimesch, W., Hanslmayr, S., Sauseng, P., Gruber, W., & Doppelmayr, M. (2007). The P1 and travelling alpha waves: evidence for evoked oscillations. Journal of Neurophysiology, 97, 1311-1318.

Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., Hanslmayr, S., Gruber, W.R., & Freunberger, R. (2007). Event-related phase reorganization may explain evoked neural dynamics. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 31, 1003-1016.

Sauseng, P., Hoppe, J., Klimesch, W., Gerloff, C., & Hummel, F. (2007). Dissociation of sustained attention from central executive functions: Local activity and interregional connectivity in the theta range. European Journal of Neuroscience, 25, 587-593.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Gruber, W.R., Hanslmayr, S., Freunberger, R., & Doppelmayr, M. (2007). Are ERP components generated by phase resetting of brain oscillations? A critical discussion. Neuroscience, 146, 1435-1444.


Klimesch, W., Hanslmayr, S., Sauseng, P., Gruber, W., Brozinsky, C., Kroll, N.E.A., Yonelinas, A.P., & Doppelmayr, M. (2006). Oscillatory EEG correlates of episodic trace decay. Cerebral Cortex, 16, 280-290.

Klimesch, W., Hanslmayr, S., Sauseng, P., & Gruber, W. (2006). Distinguishing the evoked response from phase reset: A comment to Mäkinen et al. Neuroimage, 29, 808-811.

Lotze, M., Markert, J., Sauseng, P., Hoppe, J., Plewnia, C., & Gerloff, C. (2006). Contralesional hemisphere and restitution of complex hand movements after stroke. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 6096-6102.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Freunberger, R., Pecherstorfer, T., Hanslmayr, S., & Doppelmayr, M. (2006). Relevance of EEG alpha and theta oscillations during task switching. Experimental Brain Research, 170, 295-301.


Doppelmayr, M., Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., Hödlmoser, K., Stadler, W., & Hanslmayr, S. (2005). Intelligence related differences in EEG-bandpower. Neuroscience Letters, 381, 309-313.

Doppelmayr, M., Klimesch, W., Hödlmoser, K., Sauseng, P., & Gruber, W. (2005). Intelligence related upper alpha desynchronization in a semantic memory task. Brain Research Bulletin, 66, 171-177.

Gruber, W., Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., & Doppelmayr, M. (2005). Alpha phase synchronization predicts P1 and N1 latency and amplitude size. Cerebral Cortex, 15, 371-377.

Hanslmayr, S., Sauseng, P., Doppelmayr, M., Schabus, M., & Klimesch, W. (2005). Increasing individual upper alpha power by neurofeedback improves cognitive performance. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 30, 1-10.

Hanslmayr, S., Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., Gruber, W., Doppelmayr, M., Freunberger, R., & Pecherstorfer, T. (2005). Visual discrimination performance is related to decreased alpha amplitude but increased phase locking. Neuroscience Letters, 375, 64-68.

Klimesch, W., Schack, B., & Sauseng, P. (2005). The functional significance of theta and upper alpha oscillations for working memory: a review. Experimental Psychology, 52, 99-108.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Schabus, M., & Doppelmayr, M. (2005). Fronto-parietal coherence in theta and upper alpha reflect central executive functions of working memory. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 57, 97-103.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Doppelmayr, M., Pecherstorfer, T., Freunberger, R., & Hanslmayr, S. (2005). EEG alpha synchronization and functional coupling during top-down processing in a working memory task. Human Brain Mapping, 26, 148-155.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Stadler, W., Schabus, M., Doppelmayr, M., Hanslmayr, S., Gruber, W.R., & Birbaumer, N. (2005). A shift of visual spatial attention is selectively associated with human EEG alpha activity. European Journal of Neuroscience, 22, 2917-2926.

Schack, B., Klimesch, W., & Sauseng, P. (2005). Phase synchronization between theta and upper alpha oscillations in a working memory task. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 57,105-114.


Klimesch, W., Schabus, M., Doppelmayr, M., Gruber, W., & Sauseng, P. (2004). Evoked oscillations and early components of event-related potentials: An analysis. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 14, 705-718.

Klimesch, W., Schack, B., Schabus, M., Doppelmayr, M., Gruber, W., & Sauseng, P. (2004). Phase locked alpha and theta oscillations generate the P1-N1 complex and are related to memory performance. Cognitive Brain Research, 19, 302-316.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Doppelmayr, M., Hanslmayr, S., Schabus, M., & Gruber, W.R. (2004). Theta coupling in the human electroencephalogram during a working memory task. Neuroscience Letters, 354, 123-126.

Sauseng, P., Bergmann, J., & Wimmer, H. (2004). When does the brain register deviances from standard word spellings? – An ERP study. Cognitive Brain Research, 20, 529-532.

2003 und früher

Doppelmayr, M., Stadler, W., Sauseng, P., Rachbauer, D., & Klimesch, W. (2003). Gender-related differences in theta bandpower changes of the EEG during the presentation of erotic and child-related stimuli. Brain and Cognition, 51,166-168.

Klimesch, W., Doppelmayr, M., Stadler, W., Pöllhuber, D., Sauseng, P. & Röhm, D. (2001). Episodic retrieval is reflected by a process specific increase in human theta activity. Neuroscience Letters, 302, 49-52.

Klimesch, W., Sauseng, P., & Gerloff, Ch. (2003). Enhancing cognitive performance with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation at human individual alpha frequency. European Journal of Neuroscience, 17, 1129-1133.

Sauseng, P., Klimesch, W., Gruber, W., Doppelmayr, M., Stadler, W., & Schabus, M. (2002). The interplay between theta and alpha oscillations in the human electroencephalogram reflects the transfer of information between memory systems. Neuroscience Letters, 324, 121-124.