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30.07.2020 – Special Issue “Stress and Cognition in Humans” edited by Gregor Domes & Christian Frings https://econtent.hogrefe.com/toc/zea/current

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30.07.2020 – Neues paper: von Dawans, B., Spenthof, I., Zimmer, P., & Domes, G. (2020). Acute psychosocial stress modulates the detection sensitivity for facial emotions. Experimental Psychology, 67(2), 140–149. https://doi.org/10.1027/1618-3169/a000473

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28.07.2020 - New paper: Geissler, C. F., Domes, G., & Frings, C. (2020). Shedding light on the frontal hemodynamics of spatial working memory using functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Neuropsychologia, 146, 107570. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107570

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25.05.2020 - New paper:  Stächele, T., Domes, G., Wekenborg, M., Penz, M., Kirschbaum, C., & Heinrichs, M. (2020). Effects of a 6-Week Internet-Based Stress Management Program on Perceived Stress, Subjective Coping Skills, and Sleep Quality. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 463. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00463

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20.12.2019 - New paper: Schiller, B., Domes, G. & Heinrichs, M. (2020). Oxytocin changes behavior and spatio-temporal brain dynamics underlying inter-group conflict. European Neuropsychopharmacology, epub ahaed of print. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2019.12.109

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18.11.2019 - New paper: Domes, G., Ower, N., Dawans, B. von, Spengler, F. B., Dziobek, I., Bohus, M., … Heinrichs, M. (2019). Effects of intranasal oxytocin administration on empathy and approach motivation in women with borderline personality disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Translational Psychiatry, 9(1), 1–9. doi: 10.1038/s41398-019-0658-4

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24.09.2019 - New paper: Zimmer, P., Wu, C., & Domes, G. (in press). Same same but different? Replicating the real surroundings in a virtual Trier Social Stress Test (TSST-VR) does not enhance feelings of presence or the psychophysiological stress response. Physiology and Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.112690

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08.03.2019 - New paper: Domes, G. & Zimmer, P. (2019). Domes, G. & Zimmer, P. (2019). Acute stress enhances the sensitivity for facial emotions: a signal detection approach. Stress, 22, 455–460. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2019.1593366

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04.02.2019 - New paper: Kaiser, D., Jacob, G. A., Zutphen, L. van, Siep, N., Sprenger, A., Tuschen-Caffier, B., ... Domes, G. (2019). Biased attention to facial expressions of ambiguous emotions in borderline personality  disorder: an eye-tracking study. Journal of Personality Disorders, doi: https://doi.org/10.1521/pedi_2019_33_363

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13.12.2018 - New  paper: Kamp, S-M., Endemann, R., Domes, G., Mecklinger, A (2018) Effects of acute psychosocial stress on the neural correlates of episodic encoding: Item versus associative memory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2018.12.006

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03.12.2018 - New paper: Domes, G., Stächele, T., von Dawans, B., & Heinrichs, M. (2019). Effects of internet-based stress management on acute cortisol stress reactivity: preliminary evidence using the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST). Psychoneuroendocrinology, doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.12.001

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22.11.2018 - New paper: Kaiser, D., Jacob, G. A., Zutphen, L. van, Siep, N., Sprenger, A., Tuschen-Caffier, B., … Domes, G. (in press). Patients with borderline personality disorder and comorbid PTSD show biased attention for threat in the facial dot-probe task. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. doi:10.1016/j.jbtep.2018.11.005

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12.11.2018 - New paper: Zimmer, P., Buttlar, B., Halbeisen, G., Walther, E., & Domes, G. (2018). Virtually Stressed? A refined virtual reality adaptation of the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) induces robust endocrine responses. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 101, 186-192, doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.11.010.

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01.10.2018 - Julia Strojny joined our department as new doctoral student. A warm welcome and best wishes for a good start!

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04.09.2018 - New funding: Dr. Bernadette von Dawans and Prof. Dr. Gregor Domes received a grant from the Nikolaus-Koch-Stiftung for a project entitled "Together we are strong! Social support for kids with school stress".

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15.08.2018 - New paper: Naumann, E., Svaldi, J., Wyschka, T., Heinrichs, M. & von Dawans, B. (2018). Stress-induced body dissatisfaction in women with binge eating disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 127, 548-558.

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20.04.2018 - University and the Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder Trier cooperate on MRI-based neuropsychological research (press release in German).

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01.04.2018 - Antonia Vehlen joined our department as new doctoral student. A warm welcome and best wishes for a good start!

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01.03.2018 - Dr. Carolyn Wu joined our lab as new researcher. A warm welcome to Trier and best wishes for a good start!

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12.01.2018 - New paper: van Zutphen, L., Siep, N., Jacob, G. A., Domes, G., Sprenger, A., Willenborg, B., … Arntz, A. (2018). Always on guard: emotion regulation in women with borderline personality disorder compared to nonpatient controls and patients with cluster-C personality disorder. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 43, 37–47.

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25.10.2017 - New paper: Lischke, A., Herpertz, S. C., Berger, C., Domes, G., & Gamer, M. (2017). Divergent effects of oxytocin on (para-)limbic reactivity to emotional and neutral scenes in females with and without borderline personality disorder. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi:10.1093/scan/nsx107

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01.09.2017 - Dr. Bernadette von Dawans joined our department as new researcher. A warm welcome to Trier and best wishes for a good start!

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25.08.2017 - New DFG grant: Prof. Dr. Gregor Domes and Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (University of Freiburg) received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the two-center project entitled "The dynamics of eye-to-eye contact in social anxiety and autism: A naturalistic dyadic eye-tracking paradigm".

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08.08.2017 - New paper: Yamasue, H., & Domes, G. (2017). Oxytocin and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences. doi:10.1007/7854_2017_24

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18.4.2017 - New paper: Kanat, M., Spenthof, I., Riedel, A., van Elst, L.T., Heinrichs, M., & Domes, G. (2017). Restoring effects of oxytocin on the attentional preference for faces in autism. Translational Psychiatry, 7, e1097; doi:10.1038/tp.2017.67

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15.02.2017 - Patrick Zimmer, M.Sc., joined our department as new research assistant. A warm welcome and best wishes for a good start!

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01.11.2016 - Ines Spenthof, M.Sc., joined our department as new research assistant. A warm welcome and best wishes for a good start!