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Weisz, N. & Lithari, C. (in press). Amplitude modulation rate dependent topographic organization of the auditory steady-state response in human auditory cortex. Hearing Research.


Cashdollar, N., Ruhnau, P., Weisz, N., & Hasson, U. (2017). The role of working memory in the probabilistic inference of future sensory events. Cerebral Cortex, 27 (5), 2955-2969.

Kia, S. M., Vega-Pons, S., Weisz, N., & Passerini, A. (2017). Interpretability of Multivariate Brain Maps in Linear Brain Decoding: Definition, and Heuristic Quantification in Multivariate Analysis of MEG Time-Locked Effects. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10(619).

Neuling, T., Ruhnau, P., Weisz, N., Herrmann, C.S. &, Demarchi, G. (2017). Faith and oscillations recovered: On analyzing EEG/MEG signals during tACS. NeuroImage, 147, 960–963.


Frey, J., Ruhnau, P., Leske, S., Siegel, M., Braun, C., & Weisz, N. (2016). The tactile window to consciousness is characterized by frequency-specific integration and segregation of the primary somatosensory cortex. Scientific Reports, 6: 20805.

Lithari, C., Moratti, S., & Weisz, N. (2016). Limbic areas are functionally decoupled and visual cortex takes a more central role during fear conditioning in humans. Scientific Reports, 6: 29220.

Lithari C., Sanchez-Garcia, C., Ruhnau, P., & Weisz, N. (2016). Large-scale network-level processes during entrainment. Brain Research, 1635, 143–152.

Magazzini, L., Ruhnau, P., & Weisz, N. (2016). Alpha suppression and connectivity modulations in left temporal and parietal cortices index partial awareness of words. NeuroImage, 133, 279-287.

Paoli, M., Weisz, N., Antolini, R., & Haase, A. (2016). Spatially resolved time-frequency analysis of odour coding in the insect antennal lobe. European Journal of Neuroscience, 44 (6), 2387-2395.

Peatfield, N.A., Choi, D., & Weisz, N. (2016). Dynamical Network States as Predisposition of Perception. Palva, S. (ed.). Multimodal Oscillation-based Connectivity Theory  (pp. 19-27). Springer International Publishing.

Ruhnau, P., Keitel, C., Lithari, C., Weisz, N., & Neuling, T. (2016). Flicker-Driven Responses in Visual Cortex Change during Matched-Frequency Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:184.

Ruhnau, P., Neuling, T., Fusca, M., Herrmann, C.S., Demarchi, G., & Weisz, N. (2016). Eyes wide shut: Transcranial alternating current stimulation drives alpha rhythm in a state dependent manner. Scientific Reports, 6:27138.

Turella, L., Tucciarelli, R., Oosterhof, N.N., Weisz, N., Rumiati, R., & Lingnau, A. (2016). Beta Band Modulations underlie Action Representations for Movement Planning. Neuroimage, 136, 197–207. 

Weise, A., Hartmann, T., Schröger, E., Weisz, N., & Ruhnau, P. (2016). Cross-modal distractors modulate oscillatory alpha power: the neural basis of impaired task performance. Psychophysiology, 53(11), 1651–1659.

Wutz, A., Muschter, E., van Koningsbruggen, M.G., Weisz, N., & Melcher, D. (2016). Temporal integration windows in neural processing and perception aligned to saccadic eye movements. Current Biology, 26, 1659–1668.


Hauswald, A., Übelacker, T., Leske, S., & Weisz, N. (2015). What it means to be Zen: marked modulations of local and interareal synchronization during open monitoring meditation. NeuroImage, 108, 265-273.

Frey, J., Ruhnau, P., & Weisz, N. (2015). Not so different after all: the same oscillatory processes support different types of attention. Brain Research, 1626, 183-197.

Leonardelli, E., Braun, C., Weisz, N., Lithari, C., Occelli, V., & Zampini, M. (2015). Prestimulus oscillatory alpha power and connectivity patterns predispose perceptual integration of an audio and a tactile stimulus. Human Brain Mapping, 36(9), 3486-3498.

Leske, S., Ruhnau, P., Frey, J., Lithari, C., Müller, N., Hartmann, T., & Weisz, N. (2015). Prestimulus network integration of auditory cortex predisposes near-threshold perception independently of local excitability. Cerebral Cortex, 25 (12), 4898-4907.

Lithari, C., Moratti, S. & Weisz, N. (2015). Thalamocortical interactions underlying visual fear conditioning in humans. Human Brain Mapping, 36(11), 4592-4603.

Müller, N., Leske, S., Hartmann, S., Szebeny, S., & Weisz, N. (2015). Listen to yourself: The medial prefrontal cortex modulates auditory alpha power during speech preparation. Cerebral Cortex, 25(11), 4029-4037.

Neuling, T., Ruhnau, P., Fusca, M., Demarchi, G., Herrmann, C., & Weisz, N. (2015). Friends, not foes: magnetoencephalography as a tool to uncover brain dynamics during transcranial alternating current stimulation. Neuroimage, 118, 406-413.

Tucciarelli, R, Turella, L., Oosterhof, N., Weisz, N., & Lingnau, A. (2015). MEG multivariate analysis reveals early abstract action representations in the lateral occipitotemporal cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(49), 16034-16045.



De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Weisz, N., Londero, A., Schlee, W., Elgoyhen, A.B. & Langguth, B. (2014). An integrative model of auditory phantom perception: tinnitus as a unified percept of interacting separable subnetworks. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 44, 16-32.

 Frey, J., Mainy, N., Lachaux, J.P., Müller, N., Bertrand, O., & Weisz, N. (2014). Selective modulation of auditory cortical alpha activity in an audiovisual spatial attention task. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(19), 6634-6639.

Hartmann, T., Lorenz, I., Müller, N., Langguth, B., & Weisz, N. (2014). The effects of neurofeedback on oscillatory processes related to tinnitus. Brain Topography, 27, 149-157.

Heimler, B., Weisz, N., & Collignon, O. (2014). Revisiting the adaptive and maladaptive effects of crossmodal plasticity. Neuroscience, 283, 44–63.

Keil, J., Müller, N., Hartmann, T., & Weisz, N. (2014). Prestimulus beta power and phase synchrony influence the sound-induced flash illusion. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 1278–1288.

Lange, J., Keil, J., Schnitzler, A., van Dijk, H., & Weisz, N. (2014). The role of alpha oscillations for illusory perception. Behavioural Brain Research, 271, 294–301.

Leske, S., Tse, A., Oosterhof, N.N., Hartmann, T., Müller, N., Keil, J. & Weisz, N. (2014). The strength of alpha and beta oscillations parametrically scale with the strength of an illusory auditory percept. NeuroImage, 88, 69-78.

Ruhnau, P., Hauswald, A., & Weisz, N. (2014). Investigating ongoing brain oscillations and their influence on conscious perception - network states and the window to consciousness. Invited review Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 1230.

Schulz, H., Übelacker, T., Keil, J., Müller, N., & Weisz, N. (2014). Now I am ready - now I am not: the influence of pre-TMS oscillations and corticomuscular coherence on motor evoked potentials. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 1708-1719.

Song, J.-J., De Ridder, D., Weisz, N., Schlee, W., Van de Heyning, P., & Vanneste, S. (2014). Hyperacusis-associated pathological resting-state brain oscillations in the tinnitus brain: a hyperresponsiveness network with paradoxically inactive auditory cortex. Brain Structure and Function, 219(3), 1113-1128.

Weisz, N. & Obleser, J. (2014). Synchronisation signatures in the listening brain: A perspective from non-invasive neuroelectrophysiology. Hearing Research, 307, 16-28.

Weisz, N., Lüchinger, C., Thut, G., & Müller, N. (2014). Effects of individual alpha rTMS applied to the auditory cortex and its implications for the treatment of chronic tinnitus. Human Brain Mapping, 35, 14-29.

Weisz, N., Müller, N., Jatzev, S., & Bertrand, O. (2014). Oscillatory alpha modulations in right auditory regions reflect the validity of acoustic cues in an auditory spatial attention task. Cerebral Cortex, 24(10), 2579-2590.

Weisz, N., Wühle, A., Monittola, G. , Demarchi, G., Frey, J., Popov, T. , Braun, C. (2014). Prestimulus oscillatory power and connectivity patterns predispose conscious somatosensory perception. PNAS USA, 111, E417-E425.

Wutz, A., Weisz, N., Braun, C. & Melcher, D. (2014). Temporal windows in visual processing: 'Pre-stimulus brain state' and 'post-stimulus phase reset' segregate visual transients on different temporal scales. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 1554-1565.



Hauswald, A., Weisz, N., Bentin, S., & Kissler, J. (2013). MEG premotor abnormalities in children with Asperger's syndrome: Determinants of social behavior? Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, 95-105.

Müller, N., Lorenz, I., Langguth, B., & Weisz, N. (2013). rTMS induced tinnitus relief is related to an increase in auditory cortical alpha activity. PLoS One, 8(2): e55557.

Müller, N., Keil, J., Obleser, J., Schulz, H., Grunwald, T., Bernays, R.L., Huppertz, J., & Weisz, N. (2013). You can't stop the music: reduced auditory alpha power and coupling between auditory and memory regions facilitate the illusory perception of music during noise. Neuroimage, 79, 383-393.

Popov, T., Miller, G., Rockstroh, B., & Weisz, N. (2013). Modulation of alpha power and functional connectivity during facial affect recognition. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 6018-6026. 


Hartmann, T., Schlee, W., & Weisz, N. (2012). It's only in your head: Expectancy of aversive auditory stimulation modulates stimulus-induced auditory cortical alpha desynchronization. NeuroImage, 60, 170-178.

Keil, J., Müller, N., Ihssen, N., & Weisz, N. (2012). On the variability of the McGurk Effect: Audiovisual integration depends on prestimulus brain states. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 221-231.

Langguth, B., Schecklmann, M., Lehner, A., Landgrebe, M., Poeppl, T.B., Kreuzer, P.M., Schlee, W., Weisz, N., Vanneste, S., & De Ridder, D. (2012). Neuroimaging and neuromodulation: complementary approaches for identifying the neuronal correlates of tinnitus. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience., 6:15.

Müller, N. & Weisz, N. (2012). Lateralized auditory cortical alpha band activity and interregional connectivity pattern reflect anticipation of target sounds. Cerebral Cortex, 22(7), 1604-1613.

Obleser, J. & Weisz, N. (2012). Suppressed Alpha Oscillations Predict Intelligibility of Speech and its Acoustic Details. Cerebral Cortex, 22(11), 2466-2477.

Popov, T., Rockstroh, B., Weisz, N., Elbert, T., & Miller, G. (2012). Adjusting brain dynamics in schizophrenia by means of perceptual and cognitive training. PLoS One, 7(7), e39051.

Popov, T., Steffen, A., Weisz, N., Miller, G., & Rockstroh, B. (2012). Cross-frequency dynamics of neuromagnetic oscillatory activity: Two mechanisms of emotion regulation. Psychophysiology, 49, 1545-1557.

Schlee, W., Leirer, V., Kolassa, I., Weisz, N., & Elbert, T. (2012). Age-related changes in neural functional connectivity and its behavioral relevance. BMC Neuroscience, 13: 16.

Weisz, N., Steidle, L., & Lorenz, I. (2012). Formerly known as inhibitory: effects of 1-Hz rTMS on auditory cortex are state-dependent. European Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 2077-2087.

Weisz, N., Lecaignard, F., Müller, N., & Bertrand, O. (2012). The modulatory influence of a predictive cue on the auditory Steady-State Response. Human Brain Mapping, 33, 1417-1430.


Hartmann, T., Lorenz, I., & Weisz, N. (2011). Neurobiofeedback. In Møller, A., Langguth, B., De Ridder, D., & Kleinjung, T. (eds.). Textbook of Tinnitus (pp. 691-696). Humana-Springer.

Hartmann, T., Schulz, H., & Weisz, N. (2011). Probing of Brain States in Real-Time: Introducing the Console Environment. Frontiers in Psychology, 2: 36.

Jordanov, T., Popov, T., Weisz, N., Elbert, T., Paul-Jordanov, I., & Rockstroh, B. (2011). Reduced mismatch negativity and increased variability of brain activity in schizophrenia. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122, 2365-2374.

Ortmann, M., Müller, N., Schlee, W., & Weisz, N. (2011). Rapid increases of gamma power in the auditory cortex following noise trauma in humans. European Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 568-575.

Popov, T, Jordanov, T., Weisz, N., Elbert, T., Rockstroh, B., & Miller, G.. (2011). Evoked and induced oscillatory activity contributes to abnormal auditory sensory gating in schizophrenia. NeuroImage, 56, 307-314.

Schecklmann, M., Volberg, G., Frank, G., Hadersdorfer, J., Steffens, T., Weisz, N., Landgrebe, M., Hajak, G., Greenlee, M.W., Classen, J., & Langguth, B. (2011). Paired associative stimulation of the auditory system: a proof-of-principle study. PLoS One, 6:e27008.

Schlee, W., Lorenz, I., Hartmann, T., Müller, N., Schulz, H., & Weisz, N. (2011). A global brain model of tinnitus. In Møller, A., Langguth, B., De Ridder, D., & Kleinjung, T. (eds.). Textbook of Tinnitus (pp. 161-169). Humana-Springer.

Schlittmeier, S., Weisz, N., & Bertrand, O. (2011). What Characterizes Changing-State Speech in Affecting Short-Term Memory? An EEG Study on the Irrelevant Sound Effect. Psychophysiology, 48, 1669-1680.

Weisz, N., Hartmann, T., Müller, N., Lorenz, I., & Obleser, J. (2011). Alpha Rhythms in Audition: Cognitive and Clinical Perspectives. Frontiers in Psychology, 2: 73.


Keil, J., Weisz, N., Paul-Jordanov, I., & Wienbruch, C. (2010). Localization of the magnetic equivalent of the ERN and induced oscillatory brain activity. NeuroImage, 51, 404-411.

Lorenz, I., Müller, N., Schlee, W., Langguth, B., & Weisz, N. (2010). Short-term effects of single repetitive TMS sessions on auditory evoked activity in patients with chronic tinnitus. Journal of Neurophysiology, 104, 1497-1505. 

Moazami-Gourdazi, M., Michels, L., Weisz, N., & Jeanmonod, D. (2010). Temporo-insular enhancement of EEG low and high frequencies in patients with chronic tinnitus. QEEG study of chronic tinnitus patients. BMC Neuroscience, 11:40.

Weisz, N. & Langguth, B. (2010). Kortikale Plastizität und Veränderungen bei Tinnitus - Therapeutische Optionen. HNO, 58, 983-989.


Foxton, J.M., Weisz, N., Bauchet-Lecaignard, F., Delpuech, C., & Bertrand, O. (2009). The neural bases underlying pitch processing difficulties. NeuroImage, 45, 1305-1313. 

Hartmann, T., Weisz, N., Schlee, W., & Elbert, T. (2009). Investigating the neural correlates of percepts using magnetencepholography and magnetic source imaging. In Pöppel, E., Balazs, G., & Kraft, E. (eds.). Neuronal Correlates of Thinking (pp. 51-64). Springer. 

Lorenz, I., Müller, N., Schlee, W., Hartmann, T., & Weisz, N. (2009). Loss of alpha power is related to increased gamma synchronization - A marker of reduced inhibition in tinnitus? Neuroscience Letters, 453 (3), 225-228.

Müller, N., Schlee, W., Hartmann, T., Lorenz, I., & Weisz, N. (2009). Top-down modulation of the auditory steady-state response in a task-switch paradigm. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3: 1.

Schlee, W., Weisz, N., Hartmann, T., & Elbert, T. (2009). Abnormal resting-state cortical coupling in chronic Tinnitus. BMC Neuroscience, 10: 11.

Schlee, W., Müller, N., Hartmann, T., Keil, J., Lorenz, I., & Weisz, N., (2009). Mapping cortical hubs in tinnitus. BMC Biology, 7: 80.


Kahlbrock, N. & Weisz, N. (2008). Transient reduction of tinnitus intensity is marked by concomitant reductions of delta band power. BMC Biology, 6: 4.

Schlee, W., Hartmann, T., Dohrmann, K., Lorenz, I., Müller, N., & Weisz, N.. (2008) Assessment and modification of the tinnitus-related cortical network. Seminars in Hearing, 29, 270-287.

Schlee, W., Weisz, N., Bertrand, O., Dohrmann, K., Hartmann, T., & Elbert, T. (2008). Using auditory steady-state responses to outline the functional connectivity in the tinnitus brain. PLoS ONE, 3(11), e3720.


Dohrmann, K. , Weisz, N., Schlee, W., Hartmann, T., & Elbert, T. (2007). Neurofeedback for treating tinnitus. Progress In Brain Research, 166, 473-554.

Dohrmann, K., Elbert, T., Schlee, W., & Weisz, N. (2007). Tuning the tinnitus percept by modification of synchronous brain activity. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 25, 1-8. 

Weisz, N., Kostadinov, B., Dohrmann, K., Hartmann, T., & Schlee, W. (2007). Tracking short-term auditory cortical plasticity during classical conditioning using frequency-tagged stimuli. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 1867-1876.

Weisz, N., Müller, S., Schlee, W., Dohrmann, K., Hartmann, & T., Elbert, T. (2007). The neural code of auditory phantom perception. The Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 1479-1484.

Weisz, N., Dohrmann, K., Schlee, W., Elbert, T. (2007). The relevance of spontaneous activity for the coding of the tinnitus sensation. Progress In Brain Research, 166, 61-70.


Weisz, N. & Schlittmeier, S. (2006). Detrimental effects of irrelevant speech on serial recall of visual items are reflected in reduced visual N1 and reduced theta activity. Cerebral Cortex, 16, 1097-1105.

Weisz, N., Hartmann, T. Dohrmann, K., Schlee, W., & Noreña, A. (2006). High-frequency tinnitus without hearing loss does not mean absence of deafferentation. Hearing Research, 222(1-2), 108-114.

Wienbruch, C., Paul, I., Weisz, N., Elbert, T., & Roberts, L. (2006). Frequency organization of the 40-Hz auditory steady state response in normal hearing and in tinnitus. NeuroImage, 33, 180-194.


Weisz, N., Dohrmann, K., & Elbert, T. (2005). Der Klageton neuronaler Netze: Tinnitus aus neurowissenschaftlicher Perspektive. HNO-Nachrichten, 5, 32-35.

Weisz, N., Moratti, S., Meinzer, M., Dohrmann, K., & Elbert, T. (2005). Tinnitus perception and distress is related to abnormal spontaneous brain activity as measured by magnetencephalography. PLoS Medicine, 2, e153.

Weisz, N., Wienbruch, C., Dohrmann, K., & Elbert, T. (2005). Neuromagnetic indicators of auditory cortical reorganization of tinnitus. Brain, 128, 2722-2731.


Weisz, N., Wienbruch, C., Hoffmeister, S., & Elbert, T. (2004). Tonotopic organization of the human auditory cortex probed with frequency-modulated tones. Hearing Research, 191, 49-58.

Weisz, N., Keil, A., Wienbruch, C., Hoffmeister, S., & Elbert, T. (2004). One set of sounds, two tonotopic maps – exploring auditory cortex with amplitude-modulated tones. Clinical Neurophysiology, 115, 1248-1258.

Weisz, N., Voss, S., Berg, P., & Elbert, T. (2004). Abnormal auditory mismatch response in tinnitus sufferers with high-frequency hearing loss is associated with subjective distress level. BMC Neuroscience, 5, 8.


Duschek, S., Weisz, N., & Schandry, R. (2003). Reduced cognitive performance and prolonged reaction time accompany moderate hypotension. Clinical Autonomic Research, 13, 427-432.

Pantev, C., Weisz, N., Schulte, M., & Elbert, T. (2003). Plasticity of the Human Auditory Cortex. In Pessoa, L. & De Weerd, P. (eds.). Filling-in: From perceptual completion to cortical reorganization (pp. 231-251). Oxford University Press.


Weisz, N., Schandry, R., Jacobs, A.M., Mialet., J.-P., & Duschek, S. (2002). Early contingent negative variation of the EEG and attentional flexibility are reduced in hypotension. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 45, 253-260.