• Pomp, J., Garlichs, A., Kulvicius, T., Tamosiunaite, M., Wurm, M., Zahedi, A., Wörgötter, F., Schubotz, R.I. (2024).  Action segmentation in the brain: the role of object-action associations. JOCN-2023-0320.R2

  • Zahedi, A., Lynn, S. J., & Sommer, W. (2024). Cognitive Simulation along with Neural Adaptation Explain Effects of Suggestions: A Novel Theoretical Framework. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2024.1388347

  • Zahedi, A., Herkströter, F., Standke, I.,  Dannlowski, U., Lencer, R., Schubotz, R.I., Trempler, I. (2024). Grey Matter Matters: Cognitive Stability and Flexibility in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder. Psychophysiology PsyP-2023-0711.R2 PDF


  • Mecklenbrauck F., Gruber, M., Siestrup, S., Zahedi, A., Grotegerd, D., Mauritz, M., Trempler, I., Dannlowski, U., Schubotz R.I. (2023) The Significance of Structural Rich Club Hubs for the Processing of Hierarchical Stimuli. Human Brain Mapping, 2023;1–28, doi.org/10.1002/hbm.26543 PDF

  • Siestrup S., Schubotz R.I. (2023) Minor Changes Change Memories: FMRI and Behavioral Reflections of Episodic Prediction Errors. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 35(11), 1823–1845. doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_02047 PDF

  • Roehe, M.A., Kluger, D.,  Schubotz, R.I. (2023) Fluctuations in alpha and beta power provide neural states favourable for contextually relevant anticipatory processes. European Journal of Neuroscience 2023;1–16. doi.org/10.1111/ejn.16118 PDF

  • Schubotz, R.I., Ebel, S.J., Elsner, B., Weiss, P., & Wörgötter, F. (2023) Tool Mastering Today – An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Frontiers in Psychology, 14:1191792. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1191792 PDF

  • Siestrup S., Jainta B., Cheng S., Schubotz R.I. (2023) Solidity meets surprise: Cerebral and behavioral effects of learning from episodic prediction errors. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 35(2), 291–313. doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01948 PDF


  • Trempler, I., Heimsath, A., Nieborg, J., Bradke, B., Schubotz, R.I., Ohrmann, P. (2022) Ignore the glitch but mind the switch: positive effects of methylphenidate on cognition in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are related to prediction gain. Journal of Psychiatric Research 156, 177–185. doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.10.029  PDF

  • Hübner, A. M., Trempler, I., Schubotz, R. I. (2022) Interindividual differences in interoception modulate behavior and brain responses in emotional inference. NeuroImage 261 (2022) 119524. doi.org/10.1016/ PDF

  • Zöllner, C., Klein, N., Cheng, S., Schubotz, R.I., Axmacher, N., & Wolf, O.T (2022) Where was the Toaster? A systematic investigation of semantic construction in a new virtual episodic memory paradigm. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.  doi.org/ 10.1177/17470218221116610. PDF

  • Siestrup, S., Jainta., B., El-Sourani, N., Trempler, I., Wurm, M. F., Wolf, O. T., Cheng, S., & Schubotz, R. I. (2022) What happened when? Cerebral processing of modified structure and content in episodic cueing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 34(7):1287-1305. doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01862 PDF

  • Trempler, I., Binder, E., Reuter, M., Plieger, T., Standke, I., Mecklenbrauck, F., Kaltwasser, I., Meinert, S., Forstner, A.J., Noethen, M., Rietschel, M., Stürmer, S., Dannlowski, U., Tittgemeyer, M., Lencer, R., Fink, G.R.,  Schubotz, R.I. (2022) Effects of DRD2/ANKK1 and COMT Val158Met Polymorphisms on Stabilization against and Adaptation to Unexpected Events, Cerebral Cortex. 32(24):5698-5715. doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhac046.  PDF

  • Jainta, B., Siestrup, S., El-Sourani, N., Trempler, I., Wurm, M.F., Werning, M., Cheng, S., Schubotz, R.I. (2022) Seeing what I did (not): Cerebral and behavioral effects of agency and perspective on episodic memory re-activation. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 15:793115. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2021.793115. PDF


  • Standke, I., Trempler, I., Dannlowski, U., Schubotz, R.I., Lencer, R. (2021) Cerebral and behavioral signs of impaired cognitive flexibility and stability in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. NeuroImage: Clinical,  32:102855. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2021.102855 PDF
  • Hübner, A.M., Trempler, I., Gietmann, C., Schubotz, R.I. (2021) Interoceptive sensibility predicts the ability to infer others' emotional states. PLoS ONE 16(10): e0258089, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0258089. PDF
  • Meinert, S., Nowack, N., Grotegerd, D., Repple, J., Winter, N., Abheiden, I., Enneking, V., Lemke, H., Waltemate, L., Stein, F., Brosch, K., Schmitt, S., Meller, T., Pfarr, J.K., Ringwald, K., Steinstraeter, O., Gruber, M., Nenadic, I., Krug, A., Leehr, E., Hahn, T., Thiel, K., Dohm, K., Winter, A., Opel, N., Schubotz. R.I., Kircher, T., Dannlowski, U. (2021) Association of brain white matter microstructure with cognitive performance in Major Depressive Disorder and healthy controls: A diffusion tensor imaging study. Molecular Psychiatry,27(2):1103-1110 PDF

  • Pomp, J., Heins, N., Trempler, I., Kulvicius, T., Tamosiunaite, M., Mecklenbrauck, F., Wurm, M.F., Wörgötter, F., Schubotz, R.I. (2021) Touching events predict human action segmentation in brain and behavior. NeuroImage, 243 (2021) 118534, doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118534 PDF
  • Roehe, M.A., Kluger, D.S., Schroeder, S.C.Y., Schliephake, L.M., Boelte, J., Jacobsen, T., Schubotz., R.I. (2021). Early alpha/beta oscillations reflect the formation of face-related expectations in the brain. PLoS ONE 16(7): e0255116 PDF
  • Heins, N., Pomp, J., Kluger, D.S., Vinbrüx, S., Trempler, I., Kohler, A., Kornysheva, K., Zentgraf, K., Raab, M., Schubotz, R.I. (2021) Surmising synchrony of sound and sight: Factors explaining variance of audiovisual integration in hurdling, tap dancing and drumming. PLoS ONE 16(7): e0253130 PDF
  • Schliephake, L.,Trempler, I., Roehe, M.A., Heins, N., Schubotz,R.I. (2021). Positive and negative prediction error signals to violated expectations of face and place stimuli distinctively activate FFA and PPA. NeuroImage, 236 (2021) 118028 PDF


  • Ziaeetabar, F., Pomp, J., Pfeiffer, S., El-Sourani, N., Schubotz, R.I., Tamosiunaite, M., Wörgötter, F. (2020). Using enriched Semantic Event Chains to model human action prediction based on (minimal) spatial information. PLOS One, 15(12): e0243829, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243829 PDF
  • Heins, N., Trempler, I., Zentgraf, K., Raab, M., Schubotz, R.I. (2020) Too late! Influence of temporal delay on the neural processing of one’s own incidental and intentional action-induced sounds. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14:573970, doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2020.573970 PDF
  • Meinert, S., Leehr, E.J., Grotegerd, D., Repple, J., Förster, K., Winter, N.R., Enneking, V., Fingas, S.M., Lemke, H., Waltemate, L., Stein, F., Brosch, K., Schmitt, S., Meller, T., Linge, A., Krug, A., Nenadić, I., Jansen, A., Hahn, T., Redlich, R., Opel, N., Schubotz, R.I., Baune, B.T., Kircher, T., Dannlowski, U. (2020) White matter microstructure is associated with course of illness rather than acute symptomatology in Major Depressive Disorder. Psychological Medicine, 52(6):1166-1174. PDF
  • Heins, N., Pomp, J., Kluger, D.S., Trempler, I., Zentgraf, K., Raab, M., Schubotz, R.I. (2020) Incidental or intentional? Different brain responses to one's own action sounds in hurdling vs. tap dancing. Frontiers in Neuroscience,14:483, doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2020.00483 PDF
  • Kluger, D.S, Broers, N., Roehe, M. A, Wurm, M.F., Busch, N. A., Schubotz, R.I. (2020) Exploitation of local and global information in predictive processing. PLOS ONE, 15(4):e0231021, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231021 PDF
  • Trempler, I., Bürkner, P.C., El-Sourani, N., Binder, E., Reker, P., Fink, G.R., Schubotz,R. I. (2020) Impaired context-sensitive adjustment of behaviour in Parkinson's disease patients tested on and off medication: an fMRI study. NeuroImage, 212, 116674, doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116674  PDF


  • El-Sourani, N., Trempler, I., Wurm, M.F., Fink, G.R., Schubotz, R.I. (2019) Predictive Impact of Contextual Objects during Action Observation: Evidence from Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 32(2), 326–337, doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01480 PDF
  • Meinert, S., Repple, J., Nenadic, I., Krug, A., Jansen, A., Grotegerd, D., Förster, K., Enneking, V., Dohm, K., Schmitt, S., Stein, F., Brosch, K., Meller, T., Redlich, R., Böhnlein, J., Sindermann, L., Goltermann, J., Leehr, E.J., Opel, N., Aldermann, L., Reuter, A., Schubotz, R.I., Hahn, T., Kircher, T., Dannlowski, U. (2019) Reduced fractional anisotropy in depressed patients due to childhood maltreatment rather than diagnosis. Neuropsychopharmacology. 44, 2065–2072, doi.org/10.1038/s41386-019-0472-y.   PDF
  • Salo, K.I., Scharfen, J., Wilden, I.D., Schubotz, R.I., Holling, H., (2019) Confining the Concept of Vascular Depression to Late-Onset Depression: A Meta-Analysis of MRI-Defined Hyperintensity Burden in Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:1241, doi.org/ 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01241.  PDF
  • Materna, L., Wiesner, C.D., Shushakova, A., Trieloff, J., Weber, N., Engell, A., Schubotz, R.I., Bauer, J., Pedersen, A., Ohrmann, P. (2019) Adult patients with ADHD differ from healthy controls in implicit, but not explicit, emotion regulation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. doi.org/10.1503/jpn.180139.  PDF
  • Kluger D.S., Quante L., Kohler, A., Schubotz R.I. (2019) Being right matters: Model-compliant events in predictive processing. PLOS ONE, 14(6): e0218311.   PDF


  • Quante L., Kluger D.S., Bürkner P.C., Ekman M., Schubotz R.I. (2018) Graph measures in task-based fMRI: Functional integration during read-out of visual and auditory information. PLOS ONE, 13(11): e0207119. PDF
  • Hagelweide, K., Schönberger, A.R., Kracht, L., Gründler, T., Fink, G.R., Schubotz, R.I. (2018). Motor cognition in patients treated with subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation: Limits of compensatory overactivity in Parkinson's disease.  Neuropsychologia, 117, 491-499.  PDF
  • Trempler, I., Binder, E., El-Sourani, N., Schiffler, P., Tenberge, J.G., Schiffer, A.M., Fink, G.R., Schubotz, R.I. (2018). Association of grey matter changes with stability and flexibility of prediction in akinetic-rigid Parkinson's disease. Brain Structure and Function, 223(5), 2097-2111. PDF
  • El-Sourani, N., Wurm, M. F., Trempler, I., Fink, G.R., & Schubotz, R.I. (2018). Making sense of objects lying around: How contextual objects shape brain activity during action observation. NeuroImage, 167, 429-437 PDF
  • Wurm, M.F. & Schubotz, R. I. (2018). The role of the temporoparietal junction (TPJ) in action observation: Agent detection rather than visuospatial transformation. NeuroImage, 165, 48-55. PDF


  • Kluger, D.S. & Schubotz, R.I. (2017). Strategic adaptation to non-reward prediction error qualities and irreducible uncertainty in fMRI. Cortex, 97, 32-48. PDF
  • Wurm, M.F., & Schubotz, R.I. (2017). What’s she doing in the kitchen? Context helps when actions are hard to recognize. Psychonomic bulletin & review, 24(2), 503-509.  PDF

  • Wurm, M.F., Artemenko, C., Giuliani, D., & Schubotz, R.I. (2017). Action at its place: Contextual settings enhance action recognition in 4-to 8-year-old children. Developmental psychology, 53(4), 662. PDF
  • Trempler, I., Schiffer, A. M., El-Sourani, N., Ahlheim, C., Fink, G. R., & Schubotz, R. I. (2017). Frontostriatal contribution to the interplay of flexibility and stability in serial prediction. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 29(2), 298-309.pdf


  • Ahlheim, C., Schiffer, A.M., Schubotz., R.I. (2016). Prefrontal cortex activation reflects efficient exploitation of higher-order statistical structure. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(12), 1909-1922. PDF


  • Schiffer, A.F., Nevado-Holgado, A.J., Johnen, A., Schönberger, A.R., Fink, G.R., & Schubotz, R.I. (2015). Intact action segmentation in Parkinson's disease: hypothesis testing using a novel computational approach. Neuropsychologia, 78, 29-40. PDF
  • Schönberger, A.R., Hagelweide, K., Pelzer, E.A., Fink, G.R., & Schubotz, R.I. (2015). Motor loop dysfunction causes impaired cognitive sequencing in patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia, 77, 409-420. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. (2015). Neural Systems Underlying the Prediction of Complex Events. In M. Nadin (Ed.), Cognitive Systems Monographies: Anticipation Across Disciplines, Vol. 29, Chapter 7. PDF
  • Hrkać, M., Wurm, M.F., Kühn, A.B., & Schubotz, R.I. (2015) Objects mediate goal integration in ventrolateral prefrontal cortex during action observation. PLOS ONE, 10(7), e0134316. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. (2015). Prediction and Expectation. In A. W. Toga (Ed.), Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference (295-302). Academic Press: Elsevier. PDF


  • Kennel, C., Pizzera, A., Hohmann, T., Schubotz, R.I., Murgia, M., Agostini, T., & Raab, M. (2014). The perception of natural and modulated movement sounds. Perception, 43(8), 796-804. PDF
  • Wurm, M.F., Hrkać, M., Morikawa, Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2014). Prediciting goals in action episodes attenuates BOLD response in inferior frontal and occipitotemporal cortex. Behavioral Brain Research, 274, 108-117. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.07.053 PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I., Wurm, M.F., Wittmann, M., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2014). Objects tell us what action we can expect: Dissociating brain areas for retrieval and exploitation of action knowledge during action observation in fMRI. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 636. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00636 PDF
  • Ahlheim, C., Stadler, W., & Schubotz, R.I. (2014). Dissociating dynamic probability and predictability in observed actions – an fMRI study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 273. PDF
  • Drolet, M., Fischer, J., & Schubotz, R.I. (2014). Recognizing the authenticity of emotional expression: F0 contour matters when you need to know. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00144 PDF
  • Hrkać, M., Wurm, M.F., & Schubotz, R.I. (2014). Action observers implicitly expect actors to act goal-coherently, even if they don't: an fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 35(5), 2178-2190. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22319 PDF
  • Schiffer, A.M., Krause, K.H., & Schubotz, R.I. (2014). Surprisingly Correct: Unexpectedness of Observed Actions Activates the mPFC. Human brain mapping, 35(4), 1615-1629 PDF
  • Binder, E., Hagelweide, K., Wang, L.E., Kornysheva, K., Grefkes, C., Fink, G.R., & Schubotz, R.I. (2014). Sensory-guided motor tasks benefit from mental training based on serial prediction. Neuropsychologia, 54, 18-27. PDF


  • Schönberger, A.R., Barbe, M.T., Hagelweide, K., Kühn, A.B., Fink, G.R., Schubotz, R.I. (2013). Joint principles of motor and cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia, 51(8), 1417-25. PDF
  • Schiffer, A.M., Ahlheim, C., Ulrichs, K., Schubotz, R.I. (2013). Neural changes when actions change: Adaptation of strong and weak expectations. Human Brain Mapping, 34(7), 1713-27. PDF
  • Drolet, M., Schubotz, R.I., & Fischer, J. (2013). Explicit authenticity and stimulus features interact to modulate BOLD response induced by emotional speech. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 13(2), 318-29.  PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I., Korb, F.M., Schiffer, A.M., Stadler, W., von Cramon, D.Y. (2012). The fraction of an action is more than a movement: Neural signatures of event segmentation in fMRI. NeuroImage, 61(4), 1195-1205. PDF
  • Wurm, M.F., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2012). The context-object-manipulation triad: cross talk during action perception revealed by fMRI. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(7), 1548-1559.  PDF
  • Kuehn, A.B., Schubotz, R.I. (2012). Temporally remote destabilization of prediction after rare breaches of expectancy. Human Brain Mapping, 33(8), 1812-20. PDF
  • Schiffer, A. M., Ahlheim, C., Wurm, M.F., Schubotz, R.I. (2012). Surprised at all the Entropy: Hippocampal, Caudate and Midbrain Contributions to Learning from Prediction Errors. PLOS ONE, 7(5), e36445. PDF
  • Drolet, M., Schubotz, R.I., Fischer, J. (2012). Authenticity Affects the Recognition of Emotions in Speech: behavioral and fMRI evidence. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 12(1), 140-50. PDF
  • Stadler, W., Ott, D.V., Springer, A., Schubotz, R.I., Schütz-Bosbach, S., Prinz, W. (2012). Repetitive TMS suggests a role of the human dorsal premotor cortex in action prediction. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 20. PDF
  • Wurm, M.F. & Schubotz, R.I. (2012). Squeezing lemons in the bathroom: contextual information modulates action recognition. NeuroImage, 59(2), 1551-9. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. (2011) Long-Term Planning and Prediction: Visiting a Construction Site in the Human Brain. Interdisciplinary Anthropology. Continuing Evolution of Man (W. Welsch, W. J. Singer, A. Wunder, eds.) pp. 79-104. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Wurm, M.F., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2011). Do we mind other minds when we mind other mind's actions? An fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 32(12), 2141-50. PDF
  • Kornysheva, K. & Schubotz, R.I. (2011). Impairment of Auditory-motor Timing and Compensatory Reorganization after Ventral Premotor Cortex Stimulation. PLOS ONE, 6(6), e21421. PDF
  • Schiffer, A.M. & Schubotz, R.I. (2011). Caudate nucleus signals for breaches of expectation in a movement observation paradigm. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5, 38. PDF
  • Kornysheva, K., Schiffer, A.M., & Schubotz. R.I. (2011). Inhibitory stimulation of the ventral premotor cortex temporarily interferes with musical beat rate preference. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 1300–1310. PDF
  • Bubic, A., Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2011). Exploring the detection of associatively novel events using fMRI. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 370–381. PDF
  • Stadler, W., Schubotz, R.I., von Cramon, D.Y., Springer, A., Graf, M., & Prinz, W. (2011). Predicting and Memorizing Observed Action: Differential Premotor Cortex Involvement. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 677–687. PDF


  • Bubic, A., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2010). Prediction, cognition and the brain. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 4, 1-15. PDF
  • Bubic, A., Bendixen, A., Schubotz, R.I., Jacobsen, T., & Schröger, E. (2010). Differences in processing violations of sequential and feature regularity as revealed by visual event-related potentials. Brain Research, 1317, 192-202. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I., Anwander, A., Knösche, T.R., von Cramon, D.Y., & Tittgemeyer, M. (2010). Anatomical and functional parcellation of the human lateral premotor cortex. NeuroImage, 50(2), 396-408. PDF
  • Golde, M., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2010). Differential role of anterior prefrontal and premotor cortex in the processing of relational information. NeuroImage, 49(3), 2890-2900. PDF
  • Kornysheva, K., von Cramon, D.Y., Jacobsen, T., & Schubotz, R.I. (2010). Tuning-in to the beat: Aesthetic appreciation of musical rhythms correlates with a premotor activity boost. Human Brain Mapping, 31(1), 48-54. PDF
  • Abraham, A., Rakoczy, H., Werning, M., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R. I. (2010). Matching mind to world and vice versa: Functional dissociations between belief and desire mental state processing. Social Neuroscience, 5, 1-18. PDF


  • Bubic, A., Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2009). Motor foundations of higher cognition: Similarities and differences in processing regular and violated perceptual sequences of different specificity. European Journal of Neuroscience, 30(12), 2407-2414. PDF
  • Bahlmann, J., Schubotz, R.I., Mueller, J. L., Koester, D., & Friederici, A.D. (2009). Neural circuits of hierarchical visuo-spatial sequence processing. Brain Research, 1298, 161-170. PDF
  • Fischer, J., Teufel, C., von Cramon, D.Y., Rübsamen, R.R., & Schubotz, R.I. (2009). Dissociation of orienting asymmetries and lateralized processing of sounds in humans. BMC Neuroscience, 10, 14. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2009). The case of pretense: Observing actions and inferring goals. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(4), 642-653. PDF
  • Schmidt-Kassow, M., Schubotz, R.I., & Kotz, S.A. (2009). Attention and Entrainment: The P3b varies as a function of temporal predictability. NeuroReport, 20(1), 31-36. PDF
  • Bubic, A., von Cramon, D.Y., Jacobsen, T., Schröger, E., & Schubotz, R.I. (2009). Violation of expectation: Neural correlates reflect bases of prediction. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 42(2), 525-534. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. (2008). Predicting events without miracle neurons: towards a sober consideration of brain data. Constructivist Foundations, 4(1), 21-23. PDF
  • Bahlmann, J., Schubotz, R.I., & Friederici, A.D. (2008). Hierarchical artificial grammar processing engages Broca's area. NeuroImage, 42(2), 525-34. PDF
  • Abraham, A., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2008). Thinking about the future versus the past in personal and non-personal contexts. Brain Research, 233, 106-19. PDF
  • Abraham, A., Werning, M., Rakoczy, H., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2008). Minds, persons, and space: An fMRI investigation into the relational complexity of higher-order intentionality. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 438-50. PDF
  • Phillip, A.M., Kalinich, C., Koch, I., & Schubotz, R.I. (2008). Mixing costs and switch costs when switching stimulus dimensions in serial predictions. Psychological Research, 72(4), 405-14. PDF
  • Abraham, A., von Cramon, D.Y., & Schubotz, R.I. (2008). Meeting George Bush versus meeting Cinderella: The neural response when telling apart what is real from what is fictional in the context of our reality. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20(6), 965-76. PDF


  • Fagioli, S., Hommel, B., & Schubotz, R.I. (2007). Intentional control of attention: Action planning primes action-related stimulus dimensions. Psychological Research, 71(1), 22-29. PDF
  • De Bruijn, E.R.A., Schubotz, R.I., & Ullsperger, M. (2007). An event-related potential study on the observation of erroneous everyday actions. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 7(4), 278-285. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. (2007). Prediction of external events with our motor system: towards a new framework. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 11(5), 211-218. PDF
  • Wolfensteller U., Schubotz R.I., von Cramon D.Y. (2007). Understanding non-biological dynamics with your own premotor system. NeuroImage, 36(Suppl 2), T33-T43. PDF


  • Fiebach, C.J. & Schubotz, R.I. (2006). Dynamic anticipatory processing of hierarchical sequential events: a common role for Broca's area and ventral premotor cortex across domains? Cortex, Special Issue, 42(4), 499-502. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. & Fiebach, C.J. (2006). [Editorial]. Integrative models of Broca's area and the ventral premotor cortex. Cortex, Special Issue, 42 (4), 461-463. PDF
  • Volz, K.G., Schooler, L.J., Schubotz, R.I., Raab, M., Gigerenzer, G., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2006). Why you think Milan is larger than Modena: Neural correlates of the recognition heuristic. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18(11), 1924-1936. PDF
  • Volz, K.G., Schubotz, R.I., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2006). Decision-making and the frontal lobes. Current Opinion in Neurology, 19 (4), 401-406. PDF
  • Jacobsen, T., Schubotz, R.I., Höfel, L., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2006). Brain correlates of aesthetic judgment of beauty. NeuroImage, 29(1), 276-285. PDF Anmerkung: Bei dem hier verlinkten Pdf handelt es sich nicht um die Originaldatei, sondern um ein Merge aus dem Orginal (doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2005.07.010) und einem Corrigendum (doi:10.1016/j.NeuroImage.2006.03.008)
  • Friederici, A.D., Bahlmann, J., Heim, S., Schubotz, R.I., & Anwander A. (2006). The brain differentiates human and non-human grammars: Functional localization and structural connectivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103(7), 2458-2463. PDF


  • Volz, K.G., Schubotz, R.I., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2005). Variants of uncertainty in decision-making and their neural correlates. Brain Research Bulletin, 67(5), 403-412. PDF
  • Volz, K.G., Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2005). Frontomedian activation depends on both feedback validity and valence: fMRI evidence for contextual feedback evaluation. NeuroImage , 27(3), 564-571. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2005). Premotor activation in fMRI: Duration and order in abstract stimulus sequences [german], Klinische Neurophysiologie, 36, 29-35. PDF
  • Sakreida, K., Schubotz, R.I., Wolfensteller, U., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2005). Motion class dependency in observers' motor areas revealed by functional MRI. The Journal of Neuroscience, 25(6), 1335-42. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2004). Brains have emulators with brains: emulation economized. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 414-415. PDF
  • Wolfensteller, U., Schubotz, R.I., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2004). "What" becoming "Where": fMRI evidence for pragmatic relevance driving premotor cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience, 24(46), 10431-10439. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I., Sakreida, K., Tittgemeyer, M. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2004). Motor areas beyond motor performance: Deficits in sensory prediction following ventrolateral premotor lesions. Neuropsychology, 18(4), 638-645. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2004). Sequences of abstract non-biological stimuli share ventral premotor cortex with action observation and imagery. The Journal of Neuroscience, 24(24), 5467-5474. PDF
  • Volz, K.G., Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2004). Why am I unsure? Internal and external attributions of uncertainty dissociated by fMRI. NeuroImage, 21, 848-857. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2003). Functional-anatomical concepts on human premotor cortex: Evidence from fMRI and PET studies. NeuroImage, 20, 120-131. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I., von Cramon, D.Y., & Lohmann, G. (2003). Auditory what, where, and when: A sensory somatotopy in lateral premotor cortex. NeuroImage, 20, 173-185. PDF
  • Volz, K.G., Schubotz, R.I., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2003). Predicting events of varying probability: uncertainty investigated by fMRI. NeuroImage, 19, 271-280. PDF
  • Manthey, S., Schubotz, R.I., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2003). Premotor cortex in observing erroneous action: an fMRI study. Cognitive Brain Research, 15, 296-307. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2002). Dynamic patterns make the premotor cortex interested in objects: Influence of stimulus and task revealed by fMRI. Cognitive Brain Research, 14, 357-369. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2002). Predicting perceptual events activates corresponding motor schemes in lateral premotor cortex: an fMRI study. NeuroImage, 15, 787-796. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2002). A blueprint for target motion: fMRI reveals perceptual complexity to modulate a premotor-parietal network. NeuroImage, 16, 920-935. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2001). Interval and ordinal properties of sequences are associated with distinct premotor areas. Cerebral Cortex, 11, 210-222. PDF
  • Schubotz, R.I. & von Cramon, D.Y. (2001). Functional organization of the lateral premotor cortex: fMRI reveals different regions activated by anticipation of object properties, location and speed. Cognitive Brain Research, 11, 97-112. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I., Friederici, A.D., & von Cramon, D.Y. (2000). Time perception and motor timing: a common cortical and subcortical basis revealed by event-related fMRI. NeuroImage, 11, 1-12. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. (1999). Instruction differentiates the processing of temporal and spatial sequential patterns: Evidence from slow wave activity in humans. Neuroscience Letters, 265, 1-4. PDF


  • Schubotz, R.I. & Friederici, A. D. (1997). Electrophysiological correlates of temporal and spatial information processing. NeuroReport, 8, 1981-1986. PDF