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Dressing A, Nitschke K, Kümmerer D, Bormann T, Beume L, Schmidt CS, Ludwig VM, Mader I, Willmes K, Rijntjes M, Kaller CP, Weiller C, Martin M (in press). Distinct Contributions of Dorsal and Ventral Streams to Imitation of Tool-Use and Communicative Gestures. Epub ahead of print in Cerebral Cortex. [PubMed]

Egger K, Amtage F, Yang S, Obmann M, Schwarzwald R, Köstering L, Mader I, Koenigsdorf J, Weiller C, Kaller CP, Urbach H (in press). T2* relaxometry in patients with Parkinson's disease: Use of an automated atlas-based approach. Epub ahead of print in Clinical Neuroradiology. [PubMed]

Malherbe C, Umarova R, Zavaglia M, Kaller C, Beume L, Thomalla G, Weiller C, Hilgetag CC (in press). Neural correlates of visuospatial bias in patients with left hemisphere stroke: a causal functional contribution analysis based on game theory. Epub ahead of print in Neuropsychologia. [PubMed]


Minkova L, Gregory S, Scahill RI, Abdulkadir A, Kaller CP, Peter J, Long JD, Stout JC, Reilmann R, Roos RA, Durr A, Leavitt BR, Tabrizi SJ, Klöppel S (2018). Cross-sectional and longitudinal voxel-based grey matter asymmetries in Huntington's disease. NeuroImage Clinical, 17:312-24.

Peter J, Sandkamp R, Minkova L, Schumacher LV, Kaller CP, Abdulkadir A, Klöppel S (2018). Real-world navigation in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: The relation to visuospatial memory and volume of hippocampal subregions. Neuropsychologia, 109:86-94. [PubMed]

Peter J, Schumacher LV, Landerer V, Abdulkadir A, Kaller CP, Lahr J, Klöppel S (2018). Biological Factors Contributing to the Response to Cognitive Training in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 61(1):333-45. [PubMed]


Knapp F, Viechtbauer W, Leonhart R, Nitschke K, Kaller CP (2017). Planning performance in schizophrenia patients: a meta-analysis of the influence of task difficulty and clinical and sociodemographic variables. Psychological Medicine, 47(11):2002-16. [PubMed]

Nitschke K, Köstering L, Finkel L, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2017). A meta-analysis on the neural basis of planning: Activation likelihood estimation of functional brain imaging results in the Tower of London task. Human Brain Mapping, 38(1):396-413. [PubMed]

Schmidt CSM, Schumacher LV, Römer P, Leonhart R, Beume L, Martin M, Dressing A, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2017). Are semantic and phonological fluency based on the same or distinct sets of cognitive processes? Insights from factor analyses in healthy adults and stroke patients. Neuropsychologia, 99:148-55. [PubMed]

Beume LA, Martin M, Kaller CP, Klöppel S, Schmidt CSM, Urbach H, Egger K, Rijntjes M, Weiller C, Umarova RM (2017). Visual neglect after left-hemispheric lesions: A voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping study in 121 acute stroke patients. Experimental Brain Research, 235(1):83-95. [PubMed]

Martin M, Dressing A, Bormann T, Schmidt CSM, Kümmerer D, Beume L, Saur D, Mader I, Rijntjes M, Kaller CP, Weiller C (2017). Componential network for the recognition of tool-associated actions: Evidence from voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping in acute stroke patients. Cerebral Cortex, 27(8):4139-52. [PubMed]

Minkova L, Habich A, Peter J, Kaller CP, Eickhoff SB, Klöppel S (2017). Gray matter asymmetries in aging and neurodegeneration: A review and meta-analysis. Human Brain Mapping, 38(12):5890-4. [PubMed]

Scheller E, Peter J, Schumacher LV, Lahr J, Mader I, Kaller CP, Klöppel S (2017). APOE moderates compensatory recruitment of neuronal resources during working memory processing in healthy older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 56:127-37. [PubMed]

Umarova RM, Beume L, Reisert M, Kaller CP, Klöppel S, Mader I, Glauche V, Kiselev VG, Catani M, Weiller C (2017). Distinct white matter alterations following severe stroke: Longitudinal DTI study in neglect. Neurology, 88(16):1546-55. [PubMed]


Kaller CP, Debelak R, Köstering L, Egle J, Rahm B, Wild PS, Blettner M, Beutel ME, Unterrainer JM (2016). Assessing planning ability across the adult life span: Population-representative and age-adjusted reliability estimates for the Tower of London (TOL-F). Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 31(2):148-64. [PubMed]

Debelak R, Egle J, Köstering L, Kaller CP (2016). Assessment of planning ability: Psychometric analyses on the unidimensionality and construct validity of the Tower of London task (TOL-F). Neuropsychology, 30(3):346-60. [PubMed]

Loosli SV, Rahm B, Unterrainer JM, Mader I, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2016). Age differences in behavioral and neural correlates of proactive interference: Disentangling the role of overall working memory performance. NeuroImage, 127:376-86. [PubMed]

Loosli SV, Falquez R, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Rahm B, Kaller CP (2016). Training of resistance to proactive interference and working memory in older adults: A randomized double-blind study. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(3):453-67. [PubMed]

Köstering L, Leonhart R, Stahl C, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2016). Planning decrements in healthy aging: Mediation effects of fluid reasoning and working memory capacity. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 71(2):230-42. [PubMed]

Köstering L, Schmidt CSM, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2016). Analyses of rule breaks and errors during planning in computerized tower tasks: Insights from neurological patients. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 31(7):738-753. [PubMed]

Peter J, Lahr J, Minkova L, Lauer E, Grothe MJ, Teipel S, Köstering L, Kaller CP, Heimbach B, Hüll M, Normann C, Nissen C, Reis J, Klöppel S (2016). Contribution of the cholinergic system to verbal memory performance in mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 53(3):991-1001. [PubMed]

Peter J, Kaiser J, Landerer V, Köstering L, Kaller CP, Heimbach B, Hüll M, Bormann T, Klöppel S (2016). Category and design fluency in mild cognitive impairment: Performance, strategy use, and neural correlates. Neuropsychologia, 93:21-29. [PubMed]

Martin M, Beume L, Kümmerer D, Schmidt CSM, Bormann T, Dressing A, Ludwig VM, Umarova RM, Mader I, Rijntjes M, Kaller CP, Weiller C (2016). Differential roles of ventral and dorsal streams for conceptual and production-related components of tool use in acute stroke patients. Cerebral Cortex, 26(9):3754-71. [PubMed]

Martin M, Nitschke K, Beume L, Dressing A, Bühler LE, Ludwig VM, Mader I, Rijntjes M, Kaller CP, Weiller C (2016). Brain activity underlying tool-related and imitative skills after major left hemisphere stroke. Brain, 139(Pt 5):1497-516. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Rauh R, Rahm B, Hardt J, Kaller CP, Klein C, Paschke-Müller M, Biscaldi M (2016). Development of planning in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders and/or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Autism Research, 9(7):739-51. [PubMed]

Umarova RM, Nitschke K, Kaller CP, Klöppel S, Beume L, Mader I, Martin M, Hennig J, Weiller C (2016). Predictors and signatures of recovery from neglect in acute stroke. Annals of Neurology, 79(4):673-86. [PubMed]

Minkova L, Eickhoff SB, Abdulkadir A, Kaller CP, Peter J, Scheller E, Lahr J, Roos RA, Durr A, Leavitt BR, Tabrizi SJ, Klöppel S, TrackOn-HD Investigators (2016). Large-scale brain network abnormalities in Huntington's disease revealed by structural covariance. Human Brain Mapping, 37(1):67-80. [PubMed]


Kaller CP, Reisert M, Katzev M, Umarova R, Mader I, Hennig J, Weiller C, Köstering L (2015). Predicting planning performance from structural connectivity between left and right mid-dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: Moderating effects of age during post-adolescence and mid-adulthood. Cerebral Cortex, 25(4):869-83. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Kaller CP, Loosli SV, Heinze K, Ruh N, Paschke-Mueller M, Rauh R, Biscaldi M, Rahm B (2015). Looking ahead from age 6 to 13: A deeper insight into the development of planning ability. British Journal of Psychology, 106(1):46-67. [PubMed]

Köstering L, Schmidt CSM, Egger K, Amtage F, Peter J, Klöppel S, Beume LA, Hoeren M, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2015). Assessment of planning performance in clinical samples: Reliability and validity of the Tower of London task (TOL-F). Neuropsychologia, 75(August):646–55. [PubMed]

Köstering L, Nitschke K, Schumacher FK, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2015). Test-retest reliability of the Tower of London planning task (TOL-F). Psychological Assessment, 27(3):925-31. [PubMed]

Egger K, Yang S, Reisert M, Kaller C, Mader I, Beume L, Weiller C, Urbach H (2015). Tractography of association fibers associated with language processing. Clinical Neuroradiology, (Suppl) 25:231-36. [PubMed]

Beume LA, Kaller CP, Hoeren M, Klöppel S, Kuemmerer D, Glauche V, Köstering L, Mader I, Rijntjes M, Weiller C, Umarova R (2015). Processing of bilateral versus unilateral conditions: Evidence for the functional contribution of the ventral attention network. Cortex, 66:91-102. [PubMed]

Vry MS, Tritschler LC, Hamzei F, Rijntjes M, Kaller CP, Hoeren M, Umarova R, Glauche V, Hermsdoerfer J, Goldenberg G, Hennig J, Weiller C (2015). The ventral fiber pathway for pantomime of object use. NeuroImage, 106:252-63. [PubMed]

Minkova L, Scheller E, Peter J, Abdulkadir A, Kaller CP, Roos RA, Durr A, Leavitt BR, Tabrizi SJ, Klöppel S, TrackOn-HD Investigators (2015). Detection of motor changes in Huntington's disease using dynamic causal modeling. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:634. [PubMed]


Kaller CP, Loosli SV, Rahm B, Gössel A, Schieting S, Hornig T, Hennig J, Tebartz van Elst L, Weiller C, Katzev M (2014). Working memory in schizophrenia: Behavioral and neural evidence for reduced susceptibility to item-specific proactive interference. Biological Psychiatry, 76(6):486-94. [PubMed]

Köstering L, Stahl C, Leonhart R, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2014). Development of planning abilities in normal aging: Differential effects of specific cognitive demands. Developmental Psychology, 50(1): 293-303. [PubMed]

Reinhard M, Schumacher FK, Rutsch S, Oeinck M, Timmer J, Mader I, Schelter B, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2014). Spatial mapping of dynamic cerebral autoregulation by multichannel near-infrared spectroscopy in high-grade carotid artery disease. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(9):97005. [PubMed]        

Heinze K, Ruh N, Nitschke K, Reis J, Fritsch B, Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2014). Transcranial direct current stimulation over left and right DLPFC: Lateralized effects on planning performance and related eye movements. Biological Psychology, 102:130-40. [PubMed]

Loosli SV, Rahm B, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2014). Developmental change in proactive interference across the lifespan: Evidence from two working memory tasks. Developmental Psychology, 50(4):1060-72. [PubMed]

Peter J, Abdulkadir A, Kaller C, Kümmerer D, Hüll M, Vach W, Klöppel S (2014). Subgroups of Alzheimer's disease: Stability of empirical clusters over time. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 42(2):651-61. [PubMed]

Hoeren M, Kümmerer D, Bormann T, Beume L, Ludwig VM, Vry MS, Mader I, Rijntjes M, Kaller CP, Weiller C. Neural bases of imitation and pantomime in acute stroke patients: Distinct streams for praxis. Brain, 137(Pt 10):2796-810. [PubMed]

Umarova RM, Reisert M, Beier TU, Kiselev VG, Klöppel S, Kaller CP, Glauche V, Mader I, Beume L, Hennig J, Weiller C (2014). Attention-network specific alterations of structural connectivity in the undamaged white matter in acute neglect. Human Brain Mapping, 35(9):4678-92 [PubMed]

Lahr J, Peter J, Bach M, Mader I, Nissen C, Normann C, Kaller CP, Klöppel S (2014). Heterogeneity of stimulus-specific response modification—an fMRI study on neuroplasticity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:695. [PubMed]


Kaller CP, Heinze K, Frenkel A, Läppchen CH, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Lange R, Rahm B (2013). Differential impact of continuous theta-burst stimulation over left and right dlPFC on planning. Human Brain Mapping, 34(1):36-51. [PubMed]

Katzev M, Tüscher O, Hennig J, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2013). Revisiting the functional specialization of left inferior frontal gyrus in phonological and semantic fluency: The crucial role of task demands and individual ability. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(18):7837-45. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Ruh N, Loosli SV, Heinze K, Rahm B, Kaller CP (2013). Planning steps forward in development: In girls earlier than in boys. PLoS One, 8(11):e80772. [PubMed]

Hören M, Kaller CP, Glauche V, Vry MS, Rijntjes M, Hamzei F, Weiller C (2013). Action semantics and movement characteristics engage distinct processing streams during the observation of tool use. Experimental Brain Research, 229(2):243-60. [PubMed]

Kamphausen S, Schröder P, Maier S, Bader K, Feige B, Kaller CP, Glauche V, Ohlendorf S, Tebartz van Elst L, Klöppel S, Jacob GA, Silbersweig D, Lieb K, Tüscher O (2013). Medial prefrontal dysfunction and prolonged amygdala response during instructed fear processing in Borderline Personality Disorder. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 14(4):307-18. [PubMed]

Schnitzspahn KM, Stahl C, Zeintl M, Kaller CP, Kliegel M (2013). The role of shifting, updating, and inhibition in prospective memory performance in young and older adults. Developmental Psychology, 49(8):1544-53. [PubMed]

Vives-Gilabert Y, Abdulkadir A, Kaller CP, Mader W, Wolf RC, Schelter B, Klöppel S (2013). Detection of preclinical neural dysfunction from functional connectivity graphs derived from task fMRI. An example from degeneration. Psychiatry Research, 214(3):322-30. [PubMed]


Kaller CP, Heinze K, Mader I, Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Weiller C, Köstering L (2012). Linking planning performance and gray matter density in mid-dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: Moderating effects of age and sex. NeuroImage, 63(3):1454-63. [PubMed]

Kaller CP, Unterrainer JM, Stahl C (2012). Assessing planning ability with the Tower of London task: Psychometric properties of a structurally balanced problem set. Psychological Assessment, 24(1):46-53. [PubMed]

Köstering L, McKinlay A, Stahl C, Kaller CP (2012). Differential patterns of planning impairments in Parkinson's disease and sub-clinical signs of dementia? A latent-class model-based approach. PLoS One, 7(6):e38855. [PubMed]

Nitschke K, Ruh N, Kappler S, Stahl C, Kaller CP (2012). Dissociable stages of problem solving (I): Temporal characteristics revealed by eye-movement analyses. Brain and Cognition, 80(1):160-9. [PubMed]

Ruh N, Rahm B, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Kaller CP (2012). Dissociable stages of problem solving (II): First evidence for process-contingent temporal order of activation in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain and Cognition, 80(1):170-6. [PubMed]

Waldert S, Tüshaus L, Kaller CP, Aertsen A, Mehring C (2012). fNIRS exhibits weak tuning to hand movement direction. PLoS One, 7(11):e49266. [PubMed]

Cheetham JM, Rahm B, Kaller CP, Unterrainer JM (2012). Visuospatial over verbal demands in predicting Tower of London planning tasks. British Journal of Psychology, 103(1):98-116. [PubMed]


Kaller CP, Rahm B, Spreer J, Weiller C, Unterrainer JM (2011). Dissociable contributions of left and right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in planning. Cerebral Cortex, 21(2):307-17. [PubMed]

Kaller CP, Rahm B, Köstering L, Unterrainer JM (2011). Reviewing the impact of problem structure on planning: A software tool for analyzing tower tasks. Behavioural Brain Research, 216(1):1-8. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Kaller CP, Leonhart R, Rahm B (2011). Revising superior planning performance in chess players: The impact of time restrictions and motivation aspects. American Journal of Psychology, 124(2):213-25. [PubMed]

Umarova RM, Saur D, Kaller CP, Vry MS, Glauche V, Mader I, Hennig J, Weiller C (2011). Acute visual neglect and extinction: distinct functional state of the visuospatial attention system. Brain, 134(11):3310-25. [PubMed]

2010Umarova RM, Saur D, Schnell S, Kaller CP, Vry MS, Glauche V, Rijntjes M, Hennig J, Kiselev V, Weiller C (2010). Structural connectivity for visuospatial attention: Significance of ventral pathways. Cerebral Cortex, 20(1):121-9. [PubMed]

Kaller CP, Rahm B, Bolkenius K, Unterrainer JM (2009). Eye movements and visuo-spatial problem solving: Identifying separable phases of complex cognition. Psychophysiology, 46(4):818-30. [PubMed]

McKinlay A, Grace RC, Kaller CP, Dalrymple-Alford JC, Anderson T, Fink J, Roger D (2009). Planning deficits in Parkinson's Disease: A comparison of two tower tasks. Applied Neuropsychology, 16(3):177-85. [PubMed]

Altamura C, Reinhard M, Vry MS, Kaller CP, Hamzei F, Vernieri F, Rossini PM, Hetzel A, Weiller C, Saur D (2009). The longitudinal changes of BOLD response and cerebral hemodynamics from acute to subacute stroke. A fMRI and TCD study. BMC Neuroscience, 10: 151. [PubMed]


Kaller CP, Rahm B, Spreer J, Mader I, Unterrainer JM (2008). Thinking around the corner: The development of planning abilities. Brain and Cognition, 67(3):360-70. [PubMed]

McKinlay A, Kaller CP, Grace RC, Dalrymple-Alford JC, Anderson T, Fink J, Roger D (2008). Planning in Parkinson's Disease: A matter of problem structure? Neuropsychologia, 46(1):384-9. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Rauss KS, Kaller CP, Leonhart R, Rahm B (2008). Perceived conflicts and errors in complex problem solving. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 30(7):816-27. [PubMed]


Rahm B, Opwis K, Kaller CP, Spreer J, Schwarzwald R, Seifritz E, Halsband U, Unterrainer JM (2006). Tracking the subprocesses of decision-based action in the human frontal lobes. NeuroImage, 30(2):656-67. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Kaller CP, Halsband U, Rahm B (2006). Planning abilities and chess: A comparison of chess and non-chess players on the Tower of London task. British Journal of Psychology, 97(3):299-311. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Halsband U, Kaller CP (2005). What is in a name: Comparing the Tower of London with one of its variants. Cognitive Brain Research, 23(2-3):418-28. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Ruff CC, Rahm B, Kaller CP, Spreer J, Schwarzwald R, Halsband U (2005). The influence of sex differences and individual task performance on brain activation during planning. NeuroImage, 24(2):586-90. [PubMed]

Kaller CP, Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Halsband U (2004). The impact of problem structure on planning: Insights from the Tower of London task. Cognitive Brain Research, 20(3):462-72. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Kaller CP, Quiske K, Hoppe-Seyler K, Meier C, Müller C, Leonhart R, Halsband U (2004). Planning abilities and the Tower of London: Is this task measuring a discrete cognitive function? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 26(6):846-56. [PubMed]

Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Kaller CP, Ruff CC, Spreer J, Krause BJ, Schwarzwald R, Hautzel H, Halsband U (2004). When planning fails: Individual differences and error-related brain activity in problem solving. Cerebral Cortex, 14(12):1390-7. [PubMed]

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