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2023/in press:

  • Kirsten, H., Dechant, M., Gibbons, H., & Friehs, M. (in press). Tasting inhibition: A proof-of concept study of the food stop-signal game. To appear in: F. Santos & P. Dondio (Eds), Game-Based Learning in Education and Health: HCI and BCI Advances and Dilemmas. Elsevier.

  • Kirsten, H., Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Schmuck, J., & Gibbons, H. (2023). Event-related potentials of food-induced blindness in the rapid serial visual presentation paradigm. Appetite, 180, 106344.


  • Gibbons, H. (2022). Event-related brain potentials of temporal generalization: The P300 span marks the transition between time perception and time estimation. Behavioral Neuroscience, 136(5), 430-444.

  • Gibbons, H., Schmuck, J., & Kirsten, H. (2022). Interactions of ignored and attended valence in a valence-detection task with emotional words support the model of evaluative space: an ERP study. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.

  • Gibbons, H., Kirsten, H., & Seib-Pfeifer, L. E. (2022). Attention to affect 2.0: Multiple effects of emotion and attention on event-related potentials of visual word processing in a valence-detection task. Psychophysiology, 59, e14059.

  • Kirsten, H., Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., & Gibbons, H. (2022). Effects of the calorie content of visual food stimuli and simulated situations on event-related frontal alpha asymmetry and event-related potentials in the context of food choices. Appetite, 169, 105805.

  • Kirsten, H., Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., & Gibbons, H. (2021). Helpless against food cues: the influence of pro- and anti-sugar videos on instrumental food-seeking behaviour in a Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer paradigm. Psychology & Health, 37(5), 633-657.


  • Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Kirsten, H., & Gibbons, H. (2020). Attention please: ERP evidence for prime-target resource competition in the neutral-target variant of affective priming. Acta Psychologica, 208, 103102.

  • Kirsten, H., Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Lüth, C. A., & Rosenfeld, D. L. (2020). Validation and application of a German version of the Dietarian Identity Questionnaire: Revealing differences between omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans. Food Quality and Preference, 103988.
  • Pugnaghi, G., Schnuerch, R., Gibbons, H., Memmert, D., & Kreitz, C. (2020).The other end of the line: motivational bias is not associated with line bisection bias. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 79, 5-14.


  • Kirsten, H., Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Koppehele-Gossel, J., & Gibbons, H. (2019). Food has the right of way: Evidence for prioritised processing of visual food stimuli irrespective of eating style. Appetite, 142, 104372.
  • Seib-Pfeifer, L. E. & Gibbons, H. (2019). Independent ERP predictors of affective priming underline the importance of depth of prime and target processing and implicit affect misattribution. Brain and Cognition, 136, 103595.
  • Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Koppehele-Gossel, J., & Gibbons, H. (2019). On ignoring words – exploring the neural signature of inhibition of affective words using ERPs. Experimental Brain Research, 237(9), 2397-2409.
    • Koppehele-Gossel, J., Khosrowtaj, Z., & Gibbons H. (2019). Effects of distinctiveness and memory on lateralized and unlateralized brain-electrical activity during visual word encoding. Brain & Cognition, 134, 9-20.
          • Koppehele-Gossel, J., Schnuerch, R., & Gibbons, H. (2019). Lexical processsing as revealed by lateralized event-related brain potentials. Journal of Psychophysiology, 33, 148-164.


          • Gibbons, H., Schnuerch, R., Wittinghofer, C., Armbrecht, A.-S., & Stahl, J. (2018). Detection of deception: event-related potential markers of attention and cognitive control during intentional false responses. Psychophysiology, 55(6).
          • Gibbons, H., Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Koppehele-Gossel, J., & Schnuerch, R. (2018). Affective priming and cognitive load: event-related potentials suggest an interplay of implicit affect misattribution and strategic inhibition. Psychophysiology, 55(4).
          • Koppehele-Gossel, J., Schnuerch, R., & Gibbons, H. (2018). The posterior semantic asymmetry (PSA): specific to written not auditory semantic word processing. Experimental Brain Research, 236(12), 3327-3340.

          • Koppehele-Gossel, J., Schnuerch, R., & Gibbons, H. (2018). The posterior semantic asymmetry (PSA): An early brain electrical signature of semantic activation from written words. Brain and Cognition, 125, 53-60.


            • von Steinbüchel, N., Real, R. G. L., Sasse, N., ... , & Gibbons, H. (2017). German validation of Quality of Life after Brain Injury (QOLIBRI) assessment and associated factors. PLOS one, 12(5). https//
            • Furley, P., Schnuerch, R., & Gibbons, H. (2017). The winner takes it all: Event-related brain potentials reveal enhanced motivated attention toward athletes’ nonverbal signals of leading. Social Neuroscience, 12(4), 448-457.
            • Seib-Pfeifer, L. E., Pugnaghi, G., Beauducel, A., & Leue, A. (2017). On the replication of facture structures of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). Personality and Individual Differences, 107, 201-207.


            • Koppehele-Gossel, J., Klimke, A., Schermelleh-Engel, K., & Voss, U. (2016). A template model of embodiment while dreaming: Proposal of a mini-me. Consciousness and Cognition, 46, 148-162.

            • Oberlader, V. A., Naefgen, C., Koppehele-Gossel, J., Quinten, L., Banse, R., & Schmidt, A. F. (2016). Validity of Content-Based Techniques to Distinguish True and Fabricated Statements: A Meta-Analysis. Law and Human Behavior, 40, 440-457.

            • Koppehele-Gossel, J., Schnuerch, R., & Gibbons, H. (2016). A brain electrical signature of left-lateralized semantic activation from single words. Brain and Language, 157-158, 35-43.

            • Drizinsky, J., Zülch, J., Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2016). How personal standards perfectionism and evaluative concerns perfectionism affect the error positivity and post-error behavior with varying stimulus visibility. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16, 876-887.

            • Schnuerch, R., Richter, J., Koppehele-Gossel, J., & Gibbons, H. (2016). Multiple neural signatures of social proof and deviance during the observation of other people’s preferences. Psychophysiology, 53, 823-836. Advance online publication.

            • Schnuerch, R., Kreitz, C., Gibbons, H., & Memmert, D. (2016). Not quite so blind: Semantic processing despite inattentional blindness. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42, 459-463.

            • Gibbons, H., Schnuerch, R., & Stahl, J. (2016). From positivity to negativity bias: Ambiguity affects the neurophysiological signatures of feedback processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28, 542-557.

            • Heeren, G., Markett, S., Montag, C., Gibbons, H., & Reuter, M. (2016). Decision conflict and loss aversion - an ERP study. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 9, 50-63.

            • Kiese-Himmel, C., von Steinbüchel, N., & Gibbons, H. (2016). Beurteilung von sozial-kommunikativem Problemverhalten und Emotionsausdruck Drei- bis Sechsjähriger. Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie, 65, 181-199.

            • von Steinbuechel, N., Covic, A., ..., Gibbons, H., et al. (2016). Assessment of health-related quality of life after TBI: comparison of a disease-specific (QOLIBRI) with a generic (SF-36) instrument. Behavioral Neurology.


            • Schnuerch, R., & Gibbons, H. (2015). Social proof in the human brain: Electrophysiological signatures of agreement and disagreement with the majority. Psychophysiology, 52, 1328-1342.

            • Kreitz, C., Schnuerch, R., Gibbons, H., & Memmert, D. (2015). Some see it, some don't: Exploring the relation between inattentional blindness and personality factors. PLOS one, 10, e0128158.

            • Stahl, J., Acharki, M., Kresimon, M., Voeller, F., & Gibbons, H. (2015). Perfect error processing: perfectionism-related variations in action monitoring and error processing mechanisms. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 97, 153-162.

            • Schnuerch, R., Schnuerch, M., & Gibbons, H. (2015). Assessing and correcting for regression toward the mean in deviance-induced social conformity. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 669.
            • Schnuerch, R., Koppehele-Gossel, J., & Gibbons, H. (2015). Weak encoding of faces predicts socially influenced judgments of facial attractiveness. Social Neuroscience, 10, 624–634.
            • Kreitz, C., Schnuerch, R., Furley, P., Gibbons, H., & Memmert, D. (2015). Does semantic preactivation reduce inattentional blindness? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, 759–767. 


            • Schnuerch, R., & Gibbons, H. (2014). A review of neurocognitive mechanisms of social conformity. Social Psychology, 45, 466-478.

            • Gibbons, H., Bachmann, O., & Stahl, J. (2014). The more you ignore me the closer I get: an ERP study of evaluative priming. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, 1467-1484.

            • Sasse, N., Gibbons, H., Wilson, L., Martinez, R., Sehmisch, S., von Wild, K., & von Steinbüchel, N. (2014). Coping strategies in individuals after traumatic brain injury: associations with health-related quality of life. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36, 2152-2160.

            • Schnuerch, R., Trautmann-Lengsfeld, S. A., Bertram, M., & Gibbons, H. (2014). Neural sensitivity to social deviance predicts attentive processing of peer-group judgment. Social Neuroscience, 9, 650-660.

            • Voss, U., Holzmann, R., Hobson, A., Paulus, W., Koppehele-Gossel, J., Klimke, A., & Nitsche, M. A. (2014). Induction of self awareness in dreams through frontal low current stimulation of gamma activity. Nature Neuroscience, 17(6), 810-812.


            • Sasse, N., Gibbons, H., Martinez-Olivera, R., Hasselhorn, M., von Wild, K., & von Steinbüchel, N. (2013).  Self-awareness and health-related quality of life after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 28, 464-472.

            • Gibbons, H., Wiegleb, N., & Stahl, J. (2013). Levels of visuo-spatial selection: An ERP study of negative priming. Brain and Cognition, 83, 203-217.
            • Armbrecht, A.-S., Gibbons, H., Stahl, J. (2013). Effects of Response Force Parameters on Medial-Frontal Negativity. PLoS ONE 8(1): e54681. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054681



            • von Steinbuechel, N., Wilson, L., Gibbons, H., et al. (2012). QOLIBRI Overall Scale: a brief index of health-related quality of life after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 83, 1041–1047.

            • Armbrecht, A.-S., Gibbons, H. & Stahl, J. (2012).  Monitoring force errors: Medial-frontal negativity in a unimanual force-production task. Psychophysiology, 49, 56-72.

            • Gibbons, H., Armbrecht, A., Fritzsche, A.-S., Bienert, S., & Stahl, J. (2011). Conscious and unconscious error processing: An experimental dissociation of error-related negativity and error positivity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122, 299-310.

            • Gibbons, H. (2011). A mid-central N450 component of the ERP distinguishes trial-by-trial effects of target familiarity and context strength. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81, 283-290.

            • Frings, C., Bermeitinger, C., & Gibbons, H. (2011). Prime retrieval of motor responses: evidence from lateralized readiness potentials. Brain Research, 1407, 69-78.

            • Fritzsche, A.-S., Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2011). An ERP study of target competition: Individual differences in functional impulsive behaviour. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81, 12-21.

            • Armbrecht, A., Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2010). Temporal dynamics of conflict monitoring and the effects of one or two conflict sources on error-related negativity. Biological Psychology, 85, 112-123.

            • Fritzsche, A.-S., Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2010). An ERP study of the processing of response conflict in a dynamic localization task: The role of individual differences in task-appropriate behaviour. Clinical Neurophysiology, 121, 1358-1370.

            • Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2010). Working memory load reduces negative priming by disabling the retrieval of task-inappropriate information: An ERP study. Brain Research, 1330, 101-113.

            • Truelle, J.-L., Koskinen, S., Hawthorne, G., Sarajuuri, J., Formisano, R., von Wild, K., Neugebauer, E., Wilson, L., Gibbons, H., Powell, J., Bullinger, M., Höfer, S., Maas, A., Zitnay, G., von Steinbüchel, N., & the QOLIBRI Task Force (2010). Quality of life after traumatic brain injury: the clinical use of the QOLIBRI, a novel disease-specific instrument. Brain Injury, 24, 1272-1291.

            • von Steinbüchel, N., Wilson, L., Gibbons, H., Hawthorne, G., Höfer, S., Schmidt, S., Bullinger, M., Maas, A., Neugebauer, E., Powell, J., von Wild, K., Zitnay, G., Bakx, W., Christensen, A.-L., Koskinen, S., Sarajuuri, J., Formisano, R., Sasse, N., Truelle, J.-L., & the QOLIBRI group (2010). Quality of Life after brain injury (QOLIBRI) – scale development and metric properties. Journal of Neurotrauma, 27, 1167-1185.

            • von Steinbüchel, N., Wilson, L., Gibbons, H., Hawthorne, G., Höfer, S., Schmidt, S., Bullinger, M., Maas, A., Neugebauer, E., Powell, J., Truelle, J.-L., von Wild, K., Zitnay, G., Bakx, W., Christensen, A.-L., Koskinen, S., Formisano, R., Sarajuuri, J., Sasse, N., and the QOLIBRI group (2010). Quality of Life after brain injury (QOLIBRI) – scale validity and correlates of quality of life. Journal of Neurotrauma, 27, 1157-1165.

            • Behrendt, J., Gibbons, H., Schrobsdorff, H., Ihrke, M., Herrmann, M., & Hasselhorn, M. (2010). Event-related brain potential correlates of identity negative priming from overlapping pictures. Psychophysiology, 47, 921-930.

            • Gibbons, H., & Frings, C. (2010). Flanker negative priming from spatially unpredictable primes: An ERP study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 75, 339-348.

            • Stahl, J., Gibbons, H., & Miller, J. (2010). Modeling single-trial LRP waveforms using gamma functions. Psychophysiology, 47, 43-56.

            • Gibbons, H. (2009). Functional brain-electrical correlates of negative priming in the flanker task: Evidence for episodic retrieval. Psychophysiology, 46, 807-817.

            • Gibbons, H. (2009). Evaluative priming from subliminal emotional words: Insights from event-related potentials and individual differences related to anxiety. Consciousness and Cognition, 18, 383-400.

            • Troche, S. J., Trenkwalder, C., Morelli-Canelo, M., Gibbons, H., & Rammsayer, T. H. (2009). To the influence of general slowing and medication on identity- and location-based priming effects in patients with Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neuropsychology, 3, 147-168.



            • Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2008). Early activity in the lateralized readiness potential suggests prime-response retrieval as a source of negative priming. Experimental Psychology, 55, 164-172.

            • Troche, S. J., Gibbons, H., & Rammsayer, T. H. (2008). Identity and location priming effects and their temporal stability in young and older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 15, 281-301.

            • Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2008). ERP predictors of individual performance on a prospective temporal reproduction task. Psychological Research, 72, 311-320.

            • Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2007). Event-related brain potentials support episodic-retrieval explanations of flanker negative priming. Experimental Brain Research, 181, 595-606.

            • Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2007). Dynamics of response-conflict monitoring and individual differences in response control and behavioral control: An electrophysiological investigation using a stop-signal paradigm. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 581-596.

            • Gibbons, H., & Stahl, J. (2007). Response-time corrected averaging of event-related potentials. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 197-208.

            • Gibbons, H. (2006). An event-related potential study of varieties of negative priming. Journal of Psychophysiology, 20, 170-185.

            • Gibbons, H., Rammsayer, T. H., & Stahl, J. (2006). Multiple sources of positive and negative priming effects: an evoked-potential study. Memory & Cognition, 34, 172-186.

            • Troche, S. J., Trenkwalder C., Morelli-Canelo M., Gibbons H., & Rammsayer T. H. (2006). Unimpaired negative but enhanced positive priming in Parkinson's disease: evidence from an identity and a location priming task. Neuropsychologia, 44, 1811-1821.

            • Gibbons, H., & Rammsayer, T. H. (2005). Electrophysiological correlates of temporal generalization: Evidence for a two-process model of time perception. Cognitive Brain Research, 25(1), 195-209.

            • Gibbons, H., & Rammsayer, T. H. (2004). Current-source density analysis of slow brain potentials during time estimation. Psychophysiology, 41, 861-874.

            • Stahl, J., & Gibbons, H. (2004). The application of jackknife-based onset detection of lateralized readiness potential in correlative approaches. Psychophysiology, 41, 845-860.

            • Gibbons, H., & Rammsayer, T.H. (2004). Differential effects of prime-probe duration on positive and negative location priming: evidence for opponent facilitatory and inhibitory influences in priming tasks. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (A), 57, 61-86.



            • Gibbons, H., Brandler, S., & Rammsayer, T. H. (2003). Dissociating aspects of temporal and frequency processing: a functional ERP study in humans. Cortex, 39, 947-965.

            • Braunstein-Bercovitz, H., Rammsayer, T., Gibbons, H., & Lubow, R. E. (2002). Latent inhibition deficits in high-schizotypal normals: symptom-specific or anxiety-related? Schizophrenia Research, 53, 109-121.

            • Gibbons, H., Rammsayer, T. H., & Lubow, R. E. (2001). Latent inhibition depends on inhibitory attentional learning to the preexposed stimulus: Evidence from visual search and rule-learning tasks. Learning and Motivation, 32, 457-476.

            • Gibbons, H. (2000). Analogien latenter Hemmung jenseits von Lernprozessen: Experimentelle Ergebnisse zur Aufmerksamkeits-Hypothese der latenten Hemmung. Jena: IKS Garamond.

            • Gibbons, H., Brandler, S., & Rammsayer, T. (2000). Domain specificity for processing of temporal information and frequency information: Evidence from evoked potentials. In C. Bonnet (Ed.), Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics (pp. 185-190). Strasbourg, France: The International Society for Psychophysics.

            • Rammsayer, T., Lubow, R. E., Gibbons, H., & Braunstein-Bercovitz, H. (2000). Latente Hemmung und Persönlichkeitsforschung. Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie, 21, 255-269.

            • Rammsayer, T. H., & Gibbons, H. (2000). Effects of target and distractor color on negative priming. In C. Bonnet (Ed), Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics (pp. 285-290). Strasbourg, France: The International Society for Psychophysics.

            • Gibbons, H., & Rammsayer, T. H. (1999). Differential effects of personality traits related to the P-ImpUSS dimension on latent inhibition in healthy female subjects. Personality and Individual Differences, 27, 1157-1166.

            • Gibbons, H., & Rammsayer, T. (1999). Auswirkungen der Vertrautheit mit einer Reizdimension auf Entscheidungsprozesse: Der modulierende Einfluß kontrollierter vs. automatischer Informationsverarbeitung. In I. Wachsmuth & B. Jung (Hrsg.), KogWis99: Proceedings der 4. Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft Bielefeld (S. 159-164). St. Augustin: Infix.

            • Krause, W., Schack, B., Gibbons, H., & Kriese, B. (1997). Über die Unterscheidbarkeit begrifflicher und bildhaft-anschaulicher Repräsentationen bei elementaren Denkanforderungen. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 205, 169-202.

            • Krause, W., Gibbons, H. & Schack, B. (1998). Concept activation and coordination of activation procedure require two different networks. Neuroreport, 9, 1649-1653.