Selected Publications

Forschungsgruppe Prof. Dr. Daria Knoch

Baumgartner, T.*, Hausfeld, J.*, dos Santos, M. & Knoch, D. (2021). Who initiates punishment, who joins punishment? Disentangling types of third-party punishers by neural traits. Human Brain Mapping. (*shared first co-authorship). 

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Lobmaier, J.S., Fischbacher, U., Wirtmüller, U., Knoch, D. (2018). The scent of attractiveness: levels of reproductive hormones explain individual differences in women’s body odour. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20181520

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  Rudorf, S., Schmelz, K., Baumgartner, T., Wiest, R., Fischbacher, U., Knoch, D. (2018). Neural mechanisms underlying individual differences in control-averse behavior. Journal of Neuroscience.

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Probst,  F.*, Fischbacher, U.*, Lobmaier, J.S., Wirthmüller, U., Knoch, D. (2017). Men’s preferences for women’s body odours are not associated with human leucocyte antigen. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20171830. (*shared first co-authorship)

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Schiller, B.*, Gianotti, L.R.R*, Baumgartner, T., Nash K., Koenig, T. & Knoch, D. (2016). Clocking the social mind by identifying mental processes in the IAT with electrical neuroimaging. PNAS, 113, 2786 - 2791.(*shared first co-authorship).

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Baumgartner, T.*, Nash, K.*, Hill, C., & Knoch, D. (2015). Neuroanatomy of intergroup bias: A white matter microstructure study of individual differences. Neuroimage, 122, 345-354. (*shared first co-authorship).

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Baumgartner, T.*, Knoch, D.*, Hotz, P., Eisengger, C., & Fehr, E. (2011). Dorsolateral and ventromedial prefrontal cortex orchestrate normative choice. Nature Neuroscience, 14, 1468-1474.  (*shared first co-authorship).

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Figner, B., Knoch, D., Johnson, E.J., Krosch, A.R., Lisanby, S.H., Fehr, E., & Weber, E.U. (2010).Lateral prefrontal cortex and self-control in intertemporal choice. Nature Neuroscience, 13, 538–539

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Knoch, D.*, Gianotti, L.*, Baumgartner, T., & Fehr, E. (2010). A neural marker of costly punishment behavior. Psychological Science, 21, 337–342. (*shared first co-authorship)

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Knoch, D., Schneider, F., Schunk, D., Hohmann, M., & Fehr, E. (2009). Disrupting the prefrontal cortex diminishes the human ability to build a good reputation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 106, 20895–20899.

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Knoch, D.*, Nitsche, M.*, Fischbacher, U., Eisenegger, C., Pascual-Leone, A., & Fehr, E. (2008). Studying the neurobiology of social interaction behavior with transcranial direct current stimulation – The example of punishing unfairness. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 1987–1990. (*shared first co-authorship).

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Knoch, D., Pascual-Leone, A., Meyer, K., Treyer, V., & Fehr, E. (2006). Diminishing reciprocal fairness by disrupting the right prefrontal cortex. Science, 314, 829–832.

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