Publikationen des GRK 2271


Bendel, Y., Pinquart, M., Schulz-Quach, C., & von Blanckenburg, P. (2022). Expectations in the Communication About Death and Dying: Development and Initial Validation of the End-of-Life Conversations – Expectations Scale. /OMEGA - Journal of Death and Dying/. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/00302228221110726

Berz, AC., Wöhr, M. & Schwarting RKW (2022). Response calls evoked by playback of natural 50-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations in rats. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 15:812142. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2021.812142

Binz, M., Gershman, S. J., Schulz, E., & Endres, D. (2022). Heuristics from bounded meta-learned inference. Psychological Review. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000330

von Blanckenburg, P., Knorrenschild, J. R., Hofmann, M., Nestoriuc, Y., Seifart, U., Rief, W, Seifart, C. (2022). Expectations, end-of-life fears and end-of-life communication among palliative cancer patients and their family members. BMJ Open, 12:e58531. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058531

Braun-Koch, K. & Rief, W. (2022). Maintenance vs. Change of Negative Therapy Expectation: An Experimental Investigation Using Video Samples. Front. Psychiatry 13:836227. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.836227

Gesualdo, C., & Pinquart, M. (2022). Predictors of Coping with health-related expectation violations among university students. American Journal of Health Behavior, 46(4), 488-496. https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.46.4.9

Heck, D. W., & Bockting, F. (in press). Benefits of Bayesian model averaging for mixed-effects modeling. Computational Brain & Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42113-021-00118-x

Pinquart, M. & Pietzsch, M. (2022). Change in students’ educational expectations – A meta-analysis. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 12(1), 43-62. doi:10.5539/jedp.v12n1p43

Rief, W., Sperl, M., Braun-Koch, K., Khosrowtaj, Z., Kirchner, L., Schäfer, L., Schwarting, R., Teige-Mocigemba, S. & Panitz, C. (2022). Using expectation violation models to improve the outcome of psychological treatments. Clinical Psychology Review.

Sangarapillai, N., Wöhr, M. & Schwarting, RKW (in press). Appetitive 50-kHz calls in a Pavlovian conditioned approach task in Cacna1c haploinsufficient rats. Physiology & Behavior.

Schmidt, O., Erdfelder, E., & Heck, D. W. (2022). Tutorial on multinomial processing tree modeling: How to develop, test, and extend MPT models. PsyArXiv. https://psyarxiv.com/gh8md/

Seewald, A., & Rief, W. (in press). How to change negative outcome expectations in psychotherapy? The role of therapist’s warmth and competence. Clinical Psychological Science.


Berz, A., Pasquini de Souza, C., Wöhr, M., & Schwarting, RKW (2021) Limited generalizability, pharmacological modulation, and state-dependency of the habituation towards pro-social 50-kHz calls in rats. iScience. 24(5), 102426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102426

Bierwirth, P., Sperl, M. F. J., Antov, M. I., & Stockhorst, U. (in press). Prefrontal theta oscillations are modulated by estradiol-status during fear recall and extinction recall. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2021.02.011

Chandran, M., & Thorwart, A. (2021). Time in Associative Learning: A Review on Temporal Maps. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15, 167. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2021.617943

Gesualdo, C., & Pinquart, M. (2021). Expectancy challenge interventions to reduce alcohol consumption among high school and college students: A meta-analysis. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, Advance Online Publication.https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000732

Gesualdo, C., & Pinquart, M.(2021). Health behaviors of German university freshmen during COVID-19 in association with health behaviors of close social ties, living arrangement, and time spent with peers. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 9(1), 582-599. https://doi.org/10.1080/21642850.2021.1947291

Pinquart, M., Endres, D., Teige-Mocigemba, S., Panitz, C., & Schütz, A. C. (2021). Why expectations do or do not change after expectation violation: A comparison of seven models. Consciousness and Cognition, 89, 103086. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2021.103086

Pinquart, M., Rothers, A., Gollwitzer, M., Khosrowtaj, Z., Pietzsch, M., & Panitz, C. (2021). Predictors of coping with expectation violation: An integrative review. Review of General Psychology, 25(3), 321-331.

Sarter, L., Heider, J., Kirchner, L., Schenkel, S., Witthöft, M., Rief, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2021). Cognitive and emotional variables predicting treatment outcome of cognitive behavior therapies for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 110486.

Sperl, M. F. J., Wroblewski, A., Mueller, M., Straube, B., & Mueller, E. M. (2021). Learning dynamics of electrophysiological brain signals during human fear conditioning. NeuroImage, 226, 117569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117569

Strelow, A. E., Dort, M., Schwinger, M., Christiansen, H. (2021). Influences on Teachers’ Intention to Apply Classroom Management Strategies for Students with ADHD: A Model Analysis. Sustainability, 13, 2558. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13052558

Torrents-Rodas, D., Koenig, S., Uengoer, M., & Lachnit, H. (2021). A rise in prediction error increases attention to irrelevant cues. Biological Psychology, 159, 108007. doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2020.108007

Torrents-Rodas, D., Koenig, S., Uengoer, M., & Lachnit, H. (2021). Evidence for two attentional mechanisms during learning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/17470218211019308

Willadsen, M., Üngör, M., Sługocka, A., Schwarting, R. K. W., Homberg, J. R., Wöhr, M. (in press). Fear extinction and predictive trait-like inter-individual differences in rats lacking the serotonin transporter International. Journal of Molecular Sciences.


Bergmann, N., Tünnermann, J., & Schubö, A. (2020). Reward-predicting distractor orientations support contextual cueing: Persistent effects in homogeneous distractor contexts. Vision Research, 171, 53–63. doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2020.03.010

Dort, M., Strelow, A. E., Schwinger, M., & Christiansen, H. (2020). What teachers think and know about ADHD: Validation of the ADHD-school-expectation-questionnaire (ASE). International Journal of Disability, Development and Education. doi.org/10.1080/1034912X.2020.1843142

Dort, M., Strelow, A. E., French, B., Groom, M., Luman, M., Thorell, L. M., & Christiansen, H. (2020). Bibliometric Review: Classroom Management in ADHD – Is there a communication gap concerning knowledge between the scientific fields psychiatry/psychology and education?. Sustainability, 12(17)doi.org/10.3390/su12176826

Dort, M., Strelow, A. E., Schwinger, M., & Christiansen, H.(2020). Working with Children with ADHD - A Latent Profile Analysis of Teachers’ and Psychotherapists’ Attitudes. ADHD and Related Problems in the Classroom: Perspectives for Sustainability, 12(22), 9691. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12229691

Kotzur, P. F., & Wagner, U. (2020). The dynamic relationship between contact opportunities, positive and negative intergroup contact, and prejudice: A longitudinal investigation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000258

Kube, T., Rief, W., Vivell, M. B., Schäfer, N. L., Vermillion, T., Körfer, K., & Glombiewski, J. A. (2020). Deceptive and nondeceptive placebos to reduce pain: An experimental study in healthy individuals. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 36(2), 68-79. doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000781

Kube, T., Schwarting, R., Rozenkrantz, L., Glombiewski, J. A., & Rief, W. (2020). Distorted Cognitive Processes in Major Depression: A Predictive Processing Perspective. Biological Psychiatry 87, 388-389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.07.017

Pauls, I. L., & Lienen, C. (2020). Die Corona-Krise verunsichert viele Menschen - was kann man dagegen tun? (Teil 1). The Inquisite Mind. 

Pinquart, M., & Block, H. (2020). Coping with broken achievement-related expectations in students from elementary school: An experimental study. International Journal of Developmental Science, 14, 9-17. DOI: 10.3233/DEV-200001

Pinquart, M., & Ebeling, M. (2020). Parental educational expectations and academic achievement in children and adolescents – A meta-analysis. Educational Psychology Review, 32, 463-480. doi.org/10.1007/s10648-019-09506-z

Pinquart, M., & Ebeling, M. (2020). Students’ expected and actual academic achievement–A meta-analysis. International Journal of Educational Research, 100, 101524. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2019.101524

Pinquart, M., Koß, J.C., & Block, H. (2020). How do students react when their performance is worse or better than expected? An analysis based on the ViolExmodel. Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie, 52(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1026/0049-8637/a000222

Redecker, T. M., Kisko, T. M., Wöhr, M., & Schwarting, R. K. W. (2020) Cacna1c haploinsufficiency lacks effects on adult hippocampal neurogenesis and volumetric properties of prefrontal cortex and hippocampus in female rats. Physiology & Behaviour. 223:112974. doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2020.112974

Sangarapillai, N., Ellenberger, M., Wöhr, M., & Schwarting, R. K. W. (in press). Ultrasonic vocalizations and individual differences in rats performing a Pavlovian conditioned approach task. Behavioural Brain Researchdoi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2020.112926

Schemer, L., Rief, W., & Glombiewski, J. A. (2020). Treatment expectations towards different pain management approaches: Two perspectives. Journal of Pain Research, 13, 1725-1736. doi:10.2147/JPR.S247177

Strelow, A. E., Dort, M., Schwinger, M., & Christiansen, H. (2020). Influences on pre-service teachers’ intention to use classroom management strategies for students with ADHD: A model analysis. International Journal of Educational Research, 103, 101627. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2020.101627

Uengoer, M., Thorwart, A., Lucke, S., Wöhr, M., & Lachnit, H. (2020). Adding or removing context components equally disrupts extinction in human predictive learning. Behavioural Processes, 179, 104216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2020.104216

Wagner, U., & Pauls, I. L. (2020). Gruppenzugehörigkeiten und Radikalisierungsprozesse. In J.B. Schmitt, J. Ernst, D. Rieger, & H.-J. Roth (Eds.), Propaganda und Prävention (pp.569-579). Springer VS. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-28538-8_31

Willadsen, M., Uengoer, M., Schwarting, R., Homberg, J. R., & Wöhr, M. (2020). Reduced emission of alarm 22-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations during fear conditioning in rats lacking the serotonin transporter.  Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 110072. doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2020.110072

Wöhr, M., Willadsen, M., Kisko, T. M., Schwarting, R. K., & Fendt, M. (2020). Sex-dependent effects of Cacna1c haploinsufficiency on behavioral inhibition evoked by conspecific alarm signals in rats. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 99, 109849. doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2019.109849


Bergmann, N., Koch, D., & Schubö, A. (2019). Reward expectation facilitates context learning and attentional guidance in visual search. Journal of Vision, 19(3), 1-18. doi.org/10.1167/19.3.10

Bergmann, N., Tünnermann, J., & Schubö, A. (2019). Which search are you on? Adapting to color while searching for shape. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1-21. doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01858-6 

Binz, M., & Endres, D. (2019). Emulating human developmental stages with Bayesian neural networks. Cognitive Science, 3245. arXiv:1902.07579

Binz, M., & Endres, D. (2019). Where do heuristics come from? Cognitive Science, 1402-1408. arXiv:1902.07580

Kotzur, P. F., Schäfer, S. J., & Wagner, U. (2019). Meeting a nice asylum seeker: Intergroup contact changes stereotype content perceptions and associated emotional prejudices, and encourages solidarity‐based collective action intentions. British Journal of Social Psychology, 58, 668-690. doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12304

Kube, T., Rief, W., Gollwitzer, M., Gärtner, T., & Glombiewski, J. A. (2019). Why dysfunctional expectations in depression persist – Results from two experimental studies investigating cognitive immunization. Psychological Medicine, 49, 1532-1544. DOI: 10.1017/S0033291718002106

Mueller, E. M., Sperl, M. F., & Panitz, C. (2019). Aversive imagery causes De Novo fear conditioning. Psychological science, 30(7), 1001-1015. doi.org/10.1177/0956797619842261 

Panitz, C., Keil, A., & Mueller, E. M. (2019). Extinction-resistant attention to long-term conditioned threat is indexed by selective visuocortical alpha suppression in humans. Scientific reports, 9(1), 1-9. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52315-1

Pinquart, M., & Ebeling, M. (2019). Parental educational expectations and academic achievement in children and adolescents—a meta-analysis. Educational Psychology Review, 32, 463–480. doi.org/10.1007/s10648-019-09506-z

Redecker, T. M., Kisko, T. M., Schwarting, R. K., & Wöhr, M. (2019). Effects of Cacna1c haploinsufficiency on social interaction behavior and 50-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations in adult female rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 367, 35-52. doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.03.032 

Schemer, L., Körfer, K., & Glombiewski, J. A. (2019). Evaluation of exposure instructions to pain: Should therapist focus on fear reduction or expectation violation?. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 1-12. doi.org/10.1007/s10608-019-10070-7

Sperl, M. F., Panitz, C., Rosso, I. M., Dillon, D. G., Kumar, P., Hermann, A., Whitton, A. E., Hermann, C., Pizzagalli, D. A. & Mueller, E. M. (2019). Fear extinction recall modulates human frontomedial theta and amygdala activity. Cerebral Cortex, 29(2), 701-715. doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhx353 

Stolz, C., Endres, D., & Mueller, E. M. (2019). Threat‐conditioned contexts modulate the late positive potential to faces—A mobile EEG/virtual reality study. Psychophysiology, 56(4), 13308. doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13308

Van Zomeren, M., Pauls, I. L., & Cohen-Chen, S. (2019). Is hope good for motivating collective action in the context of climate change? Differentiating hope`s emotion- and problem-focused coping functions. Global Environmental Change, 58, 101915. doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2019.04.003 


Fendt, M., Brosch, M., Wernecke, K. E., Willadsen, M., & Wöhr, M. (2018). Predator odour but not TMT induces 22-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations in rats that lead to defensive behaviours in conspecifics upon replay. Scientific reports, 8(1), 1-11. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28927-4

Gollwitzer, M., Thorwart, A., & Meissner, K. (2018). Editorial: Psychological responses to violations of expectations. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:2357. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02357

Kotzur, P., Tropp, L. R., & Wagner, U. (2018). Welcoming the unwelcome: How contact shapes contexts of reception for new immigrants in Germany and the United States. Journal of Social Issues, 74, 812-832. doi.org/10.1111/josi.12300 

Kube, T., Rief, W., Gollwitzer, M., & Glombiewski, J. A. (2018). Introducing an EXperimental Paradigm to investigate Expectation Change (EXPEC). Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 59, 92-99. doi.org/10.1016/j.jbtep.2017.12.002

Panitz, C., Sperl, M. F., Hennig, J., Klucken, T., Hermann, C., & Mueller, E. M. (2018). Fearfulness, neuroticism/anxiety, and COMT Val158Met in long-term fear conditioning and extinction. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 155, 7-20. doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2018.06.001

Pauls, I. L., Lienen, C., Knab, N., Harnack, K., & Cohrs, J. C. (2018). Mit Psychologie Frieden fördern? Beiträge aus der psychologischen Forschung zur Reduktion von destruktiven Konflikten und Friedensförderung. The Inquisite Mind, 4

Willadsen, M., Best, L. M., Wöhr, M., & Clarke, P. B. S. (2018). Effects of anxiogenic drugs on the emission of 22-kHz and 50-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations in adult rats. Psychopharmacology, 235(8), 2435-2445. doi.org/10.1007/s00213-018-4942-4 


Guffler, K., & Wagner, U. (2017). Backfire of good intentions: Unexpected long-term contact intervention effects in an intractable conflict area. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 23, 383-391. doi.org/10.1037/pac0000264

Kube, T., Rief, W., & Glombiewski, J.A. (2017). On the Maintenance of Expectations in Major Depression – Investigating a Neglected Phenomenon. Frontiers in Psychology 8(9), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00009 

Rief, W., & Glombiewski, J. A. (2017). The role of expectations in mental disorders and their treatment. World Psychiatry, 16(2), 210-211. doi: 10.1002/wps.20427


Sperl, M. F., Panitz, C., Hermann, C., & Mueller, E. M. (2016). A pragmatic comparison of noise burst and electric shock unconditioned stimuli for fear conditioning research with many trials. Psychophysiology, 53(9), 1352-1365. doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12677 

Süssenbach, P., Gollwitzer, M., Mieth, L., Buchner, A., & Bell, R. (2016). Trustworthy tricksters: Violating a negative social expectation affects source memory and person perception when fear of exploitation is high. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:2037. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.02037


Rief, W., Glombiewski, J. A., Gollwitzer, M., Schubö, A., Schwarting, R., & Thorwart, A. (2015). Expectancies as core features of mental disorders. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 28(5), 378-385. DOI: 10.1097/YCO.0000000000000184