Kessler, H., Schmidt, A. C., Hildenbrand, O., Scharf, D., Kehyayan, A., Axmacher, N. (2017). Investigating behavioral and psychophysiological reactions to conflict-related and individualized stimuli as potential correlates of repression. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1511.

Kehyayan, A., Best, K., Schmeing, J.-B., Axmacher, N., & Kessler, H. (2013). Neural activity during free association to conflict–related sentences. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 705.

Schmeing, J.-B., Kehyayan, A., Kessler, H., Do Lam, A. T. A., Fell, J., Schmidt, A.-C., & Axmacher, N. (2013). Can the Neural Basis of Repression Be Studied in the MRI Scanner? New Insights from Two Free Association Paradigms. PLoS ONE, 8(4), e62358.

Waldhauser, G., Bäuml, K.-H., & Hanslmayr, S. (2015). Brain Oscillations Mediate Successful Suppression of Unwanted Memories. Cerebral Cortex, 25, 4180–4190.



Axmacher, N, Fell, J. (2013). The analogy between dreams and the ancient art of memory is tempting but superficial. Behav Brain Res. 36: 607-8.


Memory intrusions

Waldhauser, G., Braun, V., & Hanslmayr, S. (2016). Episodic Memory Retrieval Functionally Relies on Very Rapid Reactivation of Sensory Information. The Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 251–260.


Theoretical Papers

Axmacher, N. (2013). Causation in psychoanalysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 77

Axmacher, N., Kessler, H., Waldhauser, G.T. (2014). Editorial on psychoanalytical neuroscience: exploring psychoanalytic concepts with neuroscientific methods. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 1-2.

Axmacher N. (2015). Causal explanations within weak and incomplete theories. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1689.