Neuropsychology of Action


Belardinelli A, Barabas M, Himmelbach M, Butz M (in press). Anticipatory Eye Fixations Reveal Tool Knowledge For Tool Interaction. Experimental Brain Research.

Cornelsen S, Rennig J, Himmelbach M (in press). Memory-guided reaching in a patient with visual hemiagnosia. Cortex.

Rennig J, Himmelbach M, Huberle E, Karnath HO (2015). Involvement of the temporo-parietal junction (TPJ) area in processing of novel global forms. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 27: 1587-1600.

Martin JA, Karnath HO, Himmelbach M (2015). Revisiting the cortical system for peripheral reaching at the parieto-occipital junction. Cortex 64: 363-379.

Borchers S, Verheij R, Smeets JBJ, Himmelbach M (2014). The influence of object height on maximum grip aperture in empirical and modelled data. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 40: 889-96.

Suchan J, Umarova R, Schnell S, Himmelbach M, Weiller C, Karnath H-O, Saur D (2014). Fiber pathways connecting cortical areas relevant for spatial orienting and exploration. Human Brain Mapping 35: 1031-43.

Schell C, Suchan J, Himmelbach M, Haarmeier T, Borchers S (2014). Limb apraxia in acute ischemic stroke – a neglected clinical challenge? Neurocase 20: 158-162.

Rennig J, Bilalic M, Huberle E, Karnath HO, Himmelbach M (2013). The temporo-parietal junction contributes to global gestalt perception – evidence from studies in chess experts. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7: 513.

Borchers S, Synofzik M, Kiely E, Himmelbach M (2013). Routine clinical testing underestimates proprioceptive deficits in Friedreich‘s ataxia. Cerebellum 12: 916-922.

Borchers S, Müller L, Synofzik M, Himmelbach M (2013). Guidelines and quality measures for the diagnosis of optic ataxia. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7: 324.

Himmelbach M, Linzenbold W, Ilg UJ (2013). Dissociation of reach-related and visual signals in the human superior colliculus. Neuroimage 82: 61-67.

Christensen A, Borchers S, Himmelbach M (2013). Effects of pictorial cues on reaching depend on the dictinctiveness of target objects. PLoS one 8: e54230.

Linzenbold W, Himmelbach M (2012). Signals from the deep: reach-related activity in the human superior colliculus. Journal of Neuroscience 32: 13881-13888.

Borchers S, Himmelbach M (2012). The recognition of everyday objects changes grasp scaling. Vision Research 67: 8-13. Manuscript PDF

Balslev D, Himmelbach M, Karnath H-O, Borchers S, Odoj B (2012). Eye proprioception used for visual localization only if in conflict with the oculomotor plan. Journal of Neuroscience 32: 8569-73.

Himmelbach M, Boehme R, Karnath H-O (2012). 20 years later: A second look on DF's motor behaviour. Neuropsychologia 50: 139-144.  Manuscript PDF

Borchers S, Himmelbach M, Logothetis N, Karnath H-O (2012). Direct electrical stimulation of human cortex – the gold standard for mapping brain functions? Nature Reviews Neuroscience 13: 63-70. Manuscript PDF

Borchers S, Hauser TK, Himmelbach M (2011). Bilateral hand representations in human primary proprioceptive areas. Neuropsychologia 49: 3383-3391. Manuscript PDF

Linzenbold W, Lindig T, Himmelbach M (2011). Functional neuroimaging of the oculomotor brainstem network in humans. Neuroimage 57: 1116-1123. Manuscript PDF

Borchers S, Christensen A, Ziegler L, Himmelbach M (2011). Visual action control doesn’t rely on strangers - effects of pictorial cues under monocular and binocular vision. Neuropsychologia 49: 556-563.

Karnath H-O, Borchers S, Himmelbach M (2010). Comment on „Movement Intention After Parietal Cortex Stimulation in Humans“. Science 327: 1200-c.

Karnath H-O, Rüter J, Mandler A, Himmelbach M (2009). The Anatomy of Object Recognition—Visual Form Agnosia Caused by Medial Occipitotemporal Stroke. Journal of Neuroscience 29: 5854-5862.

Himmelbach M, Nau M, Zündorf I, Erb M, Perenin M-T, Karnath, H-O (2009). Brain activation during immediate and delayed reaching in optic ataxia. Neuropsychologia 47: 1508-1517.

Himmelbach M, Erb M, Klockgether T, Moskau S, Karnath H-O (2009). fMRI of global visual perception in simultanagnosia. Neuropsychologia 47: 1173-1177.

Seymour K, Karnath H-O, Himmelbach M. (2008). Perceptual grouping in the human brain: common processing of different cues. NeuroReport 19: 1769-1772.

Himmelbach M, Erb M, Karnath H-O. (2007). Activation of superior colliculi in humans during visual exploration. BMC Neuroscience 8: 66.

Himmelbach M, Karnath H-O, Perenin M-T. (2007). Action control is not affected by spatial neglect: a comment on Coulthard et al. Neuropsychologia 45: 1979-1981.

Himmelbach M, Karnath H-O, Perenin M-T, Franz VH, Stockmeier K. (2006). A general deficit of the 'automatic pilot' with posterior parietal cortex lesions? Neuropsychologia 44: 2749-2756.

Himmelbach M, Erb M, Karnath H-O (2006). Exploring the visual world: the neural substrate of spatial orienting. Neuroimage 32: 1747-1759.

Himmelbach M, Karnath H-O (2005). Dorsal and ventral stream interaction: contributions from optic ataxia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 17: 632-640.

Himmelbach M, Karnath H-O (2003). Goal-directed hand movements are not affected by the biased space representation in spatial neglect. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15: 972-980.

Karnath H-O, Himmelbach M, Perenin M-T (2003). Neglect-like behaviour in healthy subjects: dissociation of space exploration and goal-directed pointing following vestibular stimulation. Experimental Brain Research 153: 231-238.

Karnath H-O, Himmelbach M, Küker W (2003). The cortical substrate of visual extinction. NeuroReport 14: 437-442, Erratum 14: 1189.

Karnath H-O, Himmelbach M (2002). Strategies of lesion localization - Reply to Marshall, Fink, Halligan and Vallar. Cortex 38: 258-260.

Karnath H-O, Himmelbach M, Rorden C (2002). The subcortical anatomy of human spatial neglect: putamen, caudate nucleus, and pulvinar. Brain 125: 350-360.

Karnath H-O, Ferber S, Himmelbach M (2001). Spatial awareness is a function of the temporal not the posterior parietal lobe. Nature 411: 950-953.

Jäncke L, Himmelbach M, Shah NJ, Zilles K (2000). The effect of switching between sequential and repetitive movements on cortical activation. Neuroimage 12: 528-537.

Jäncke L, Peters M, Himmelbach M, Nösselt T, Shah J, Steinmetz H (2000). fMRI study of bimanual coordination. Neuropsychologia 38: 164-74.

Konczak J, Himmelbach M, Perenin M-T, Karnath H-O (1999). Do patients with neglect show abnormal hand velocity profiles during tactile exploration of peripersonal space? Experimental Brain Research 128: 219-223.

Taylor JG, Jäncke L, Shah NJ, Nösselt T, Schmitz N, Himmelbach M, Kalenscher T, Müller-Gärtner HW (1998). A three stage model of awareness: formulation and initial experimental support. Neuroreport 9: 1787-92.

Jäncke L, Specht K, Mirzazade S, Loose R, Himmelbach M, Lutz K, Shah NJ (1998). A parametric analysis of the 'rate effect' in the sensorimotor cortex: a functional magnetic resonance imaging analysis in human subjects. Neuroscience Letters 252: 37-40.

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