Publikationen Prof. Dr. Boris Suchan


Thoma P, Soria Bauser D, Edel MA, Juckel G, Suchan B (in press).
Configural processing of emotional Bodies and Faces in Patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.

Thoma, P, Teismann, T, Wannemüller, A, Friedrich, S, Margraf, J, Schneider, S, Suchan, B (2020).
The role of clinical neuropsychology within the new master’s programs in clinical psychology and psychotherapy in preparation for the state approbation exam.
Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 31, 157-163.

Wannemüller A, Friedrich S, Teismann T, Suchan B, Thoma P, Margraf J, Schneider S (im Druck).
Die Berufsqualifizierende Tätigkeit im Studiengang Klinischen Psychologie und Psychotherapie.

Paul M, Bellebaum C, Ghio M, Suchan B, Wolf OT.
Stress effects on learning and feedback-related neural activity depend on feedback delay.
Psychophysiology. 2020 Feb;57(2):e13471. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13471. Epub 2019 Sep 3.



Thoma, P., Sonnenberg, S., Marcinkowski, N.,  Juckel, G., Edel, M.-A., Suchan, B. (2019).
Social Problem Solving in adult patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Psychiatry Research. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.112721

Jaeger DA, Gawehn N, Schölmerich A, Schneider DT, Suchan B. (2019)
Reduction of the event-related potential P3 in preterm born 5-year-old healthy children.
Clin Neurophysiol. 130(5):675-682. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2019.02.003. Epub 2019 Feb 19.


Pomp J, Bestgen AK, Schulze P, Müller CJ, Citron FMM, Suchan B, Kuchinke L.(2018)
Lexical olfaction recruits olfactory orbitofrontal cortex in metaphorical and literal contexts.
Brain Lang.179:11-21.

Dierolf AM, Schoofs D, Hessas EM, Falkenstein M, Otto T, Paul M, Suchan B, Wolf OT.(2018)
Good to be stressed? Improved response inhibition and error processing after acute stress in young and older men.
Neuropsychologia pii: S0028-3932(18)30517-7

Pergola G, Danet L, Pitel AL, Carlesimo GA, Segobin S, Pariente J, Suchan B, Mitchell AS, Barbeau EJ.
The Regulatory Role of the Human Mediodorsal Thalamus.
Trends Cogn Sci. 2018 Nov;22(11):1011-1025. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2018.08.006. Epub 2018 Sep 17. Review.

Paul M, Fellner MC, Waldhauser GT, Minda JP, Axmacher N, Suchan B, Wolf OT (2018)
Stress Elevates Frontal Midline Theta in Feedback-based Category Learning of Exceptions.(2018).
J Cogn Neurosci. 30(6):799-813.

Soria Bauser D, Suchan B. (2018)
The role of the head in configural body processing: Behavioural and electrophysiological evidence from the inversion and scrambling effect
Br J Psychol.;109(3):564-582. doi: 10.1111/bjop.12287. Epub 2018 Jan 16.


Chehadi O, Suchan B, Konietzny K, Köster O, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Hasenbring MI.(2017)
Gray matter alteration associated with pain catastrophizing in patients 6 months after lumbar disk surgery: a voxel-based morphometry study.
Pain Rep. 4;2(5):e617. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000617. eCollection 2017 Sep

Schmidt T, Roser P, Ze O, Juckel G, Suchan B, Thoma P. (2017).
Cortical thickness and trait empathy in patients and people at high risk for alcohol use disorders
Psychopharmacology, 234(23), 3521-3533

Schenk S, Lech KR, Suchan B (2017)
Games people play: How video games improve probabilistic learning
Behav Brain Res 335:208-2014


Konietzny K, Suchan B, Kreddig N, Hasenbring MI, Chehadi O. (2016).
Emotion regulation and pain : Behavioral and neuronal correlates: a transdiagnostic approach.
Schmerz 30(5):412-420

Cattaneo Z, Daini R, Malaspina M, Manai F, Lillo M, Fermi V, Schiavi S, Suchan B, Comincini S (2016)
Congenital prosopagnosia is associated with a genetic variation in the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene: An exploratory study.
Neuroscience 17;339:162-173

Schenk S, Minda JP, Lech RK & Suchan B (2016)
Out of sight, out of mind: Categorization learning and normal aging
Neuropsychologia 91;222-233

Lech RK, Güntürkün U, Suchan B (2016)
An interplay of fusiform gyrus and hippocampus enables prototype- and exemplar-based category learning.

Behav Brain Res. 15;311:239-46

Ghio M, Schulze P, Suchan B, Bellebaum C (2016)
Neural representations of novel objects associated with olfactory experience.
Behav Brain Res.15;308:143-51

Schmidt, T, Roser, P, Juckel, G, Brüne, M, Suchan, B, Thoma, P (2016).
Social cognition and social problem solving abilities in individuals with alcohol use disorder.
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology ; 38(9):974-90

Krüger J, Suchan B. (2016)
You Should Be the Specialist! Weak Mental Rotation Performance in Aviation Security Screeners– Reduced Performance Level in Aviation Security with No Gender Effect
Front. Psychol.,

Lech RK, Koch B, Schwarz M, Suchan B (2016)
Fornix and medial temporal lobe lesions lead to comparable deficits in complex visual perception.
Neurosci Lett. 4;620:27-32

Paul M, Lech RK, Scheil J, Dierolf AM, Suchan B, Wolf OT. (2016)
Acute stress influences the discrimination of complex scenes and complex faces in young healthy men.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 66:125-9.

Bestgen A-K, Schulze P, Kuchinke L, Suchan B, Derdak T, Otto T, Jettkant B, Sucker K (2016)
An extension of olfactometry methods: An expandable, fully automated, mobile, MRI-compatible olfactometer
J Neurosci Methods 261: 85-96


Krüger JK, Suchan B.
Humans Are Still the Critical Factor in Aviation Security.
Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 86(10):915-7

Jaeger Da., Suchan B, Schölmrich A, Schneider DT, Gawehn N (2015)
Attention functioning in children with prental drug exposure.
Infant Ment Health J. 36:522-30.

Thoma, P., Schmidt, T., Juckel, G., Norra, C. & Suchan, B. (2015).
Nice or Effective? Social Problem Solving Strategies in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder.
Psychiatry Research. 228:835-42

Thoma, P., Norra, C., Juckel, B., Suchan, B., Bellebaum, C. (2015).
Performance monitoring and empathy during active and observational learning in patients with major depression.
Biological Psychology.109:222-31.

Bellenberg, B., Schneider, R., Weiler, F., Suchan, B., Haghikia, S., Gold, R., Köster, O, Lukas, C. (2015).
Cervical cord area is associated with infratentorial grey and white matter volume predominantly in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A study using semi-automated cord volumetry and voxel-based morphometry.
Multiple sclerosis and related disorders. 4:264-72.

Peterburs, J., Thürling, M., Rustemeier, M., Göricke, S., Suchan, B., Timmann, D., Bellebaum, C. (2015)
A cerebellar role in performance monitoring - evidence from EEG and voxel-based morphometry in patients with cerebellar degenerative disease.
Neuropsychologia, 68:139-47.

Soria Bauser, D., Suchan, B. (2015).
Is the whole the sum of its parts? Configural processing of headless bodies in the fusiform gyrus
Behavioural Brain Research, 281:102-10

Thoma, P., Edel, M.-A., Suchan, B., Bellebaum, C. (2015).
Probabilistic reward learning in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – an electrophysiological study.
Psychiatry Research, 225(1-2):133-44


Soria Bauser, D.; Schriewer, L. ; Suchan, B. (2014)
Dissociation between the behavioral and electrophysiological effects of the face and body composite illusions
British Journal of Psychology. .

Lech, R., Suchan, B. (2014).
Involvement of the human medial temporal lobe in a visual discrimination task.
Behavioral Brain Research. 268: 22-30

Pergola, G., Bellebaum, C., Suchan, B. (2014).
First come, last primed: FN400 reflects post-encoding editing of the memory trace.
Behavioral Brain Research. 266:63-76.

Ocklenburg, S., Ness, V., Güntürkün, O., Suchan, B., Beste, C. (2014)
Response inhibition is modulated by functional cerebral asymmetries for facial expression perception.
Frontiers in psychology. 4:879

Ze, O., Thoma, P., Suchan, B. (2014).
Cognitive and Affective Empathy in Younger and Older Individuals.
Aging and Mental Health.18:929-35

Thoma, P., Soria Bauser, D., Norra, C., Brüne, M., Juckel, G., Suchan, B. (2014).
Do you see what I feel? - Electrophysiological correlates of emotional face and body perception in schizophrenia.
Clinical Neurophysiology.


Lech, R. , Suchan, B. (2013).
The medial temporal lobe: Memory and beyond.
Behavioural Brain Research, 254:45-9.

Pergola, G.; Ranft, A.; Mathias, K.; Suchan, B. (2013)
The role of the thalamic nuclei in recognition memory accompanied by recall during encoding and retrieval: An fMRI study.
Neuroimage, 74:195-208.

Guse, B.; Falkai, P.; Gruber, O.; Whalley, H.; Gibson, L.; Hasan, A.; Obst, K.; Dechent, P.; McIntosh, A.; Suchan, B.; Wobrock, T. (2013)
The effect of long-term high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on working memory in schizophrenia and healthy controls--a randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind fMRI study
Behavioural Brain Research, 237:300-7

Pergola, G.; Trotta, M.; Suchan, B. (2013)
Asymmetric hemispheric contribution to ERPs in associative memory indexes goal relevance and quantity of information.
Behavioural Brain Research, 241: 7-16

Pergola, G.; Bellebaum, C.; Gehlhaar, B.; Koch, B.; Schwarz, M.; Daum, I.; Suchan, B. (2013)
The Involvement of the Thalamus in Semantic Retrieval: A Clinical Group Study.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25:872-886.

Thoma, P., Friedmann, C., Suchan. B. (2013).
Empathy and social problem solving in alcohol dependence, mood disorders and selected personality disorders.
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 37:448-70.

Soria Bauser, D. & Suchan, B. (2013).
Behavioral and electrophysiological correlates of intact and scrambled body perception
Clinical Neurophysiology, 124:686-96.


Suchan, B.; Soria Bauser, D., Busch, M., Schulte, D., Grönemeyer, D. Herpertz, S., Vocks, S. (2012)
Reduced connectivity between the left Fusiform Body Area and the Extrastriate Body Area in Anorexia Nervosa is associated with body image distortion.
Behavioural Brain Research, 241:80-85.

Thoma, P., Soria Bauser, D., Suchan, B. (2012).
BESST (Bochum Emotional Stimulus Set) - A pilot validation study of a stimulus set containing emotional bodies and faces from frontal and averted view.
Psychiatry Research. doi:pii: S0165-1781(12)00762-7. 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.11.012.

Soria Bauser, D., Thoma, P. and Suchan, B. (2012).
Turn to me: Electrophysiological correlates of frontal vs. averted view face and body processing are associated with trait empathy. 
Front. Integr. Neurosci. 6:106. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2012.00106

Pergola, G.; Güntürkün, O.; Koch, B.; Schwarz, M.; Daum, I.; Suchan, B. (2012)
Recall deficits in stroke patients with thalamic lesions covary with damage to the parvocellular mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus
Neurpsycholgia; 50:2477-91

Pergola, G., Suchan, B., Koch, B., Schwarz, M., Daum, I., Güntürkün, O. (2012)
Quantitative Assessment of Chronic Thalamic Stroke.
American Journal of Neuroradiology, 34: E51-5.

Pustina. D., Gizewski, E., Forsting, M., Daum, I., Suchan, B. (2012)
Human memory manipulated: Dissociating factors contributing to MTL activity, an fMRI study.
Behavioural Brain Research; 229:57-67

Bellebaum, C., Daum, I., Suchan, B. (2012).
Mechanisms of cerebellar contributions to cognition in humans.
WIREs: Cognitive Science; 3:171-184



Weiler, J., Suchan, B., Daum, I. (2011).
What comes first? Electrophysiological differences in the temporal course of memory and future thinking.
European Journal of Neuroscience, 33:1742-50

Weiler, J., Suchan, B., Koch, B., Schwarz, M., Daum, I. (2011).
Differential Impairment of Remembering the Past and Imagining Novel Events after Thalamic Lesions.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 23:3037-51.

Soria-Bauser, D., Mayer, K., Daum, I., Suchan, B. (2011)
Encoding/retrieval dissociation in working memory for human body forms.
Behavioural brain research, 220: 65-73.

Soria Bauser, D., Suchan, B. &  Daum, I. (2011)
Differences between perception of human faces and body shapes:  Evidence from the composite illusion
Vision Research, 10: 422-9.

Vocks, S.; Schulte, D.; Busch, M.; Grönemeyer, D.; Herpertz, S.; Suchan, B. (2011)
Changes in neuronal correlates of body image processing by means of cognitive-behavioural body image therapy for eating disorders: a randomized controlled fMRI study
Psychological medicine, 41: 1651-1663


Vocks, S., Busch, M., Grönemeyer, D., Herpertz, S., Suchan, B. (2010)
Effects of body image therapy on the activation of the extrastriate body area in anorexia nervosa: an fMRI study.
Psychiatry Research, 183: 114-18.

Weiler, J., A., Suchan, B., Daum, I. (2010)
Foreseeing the future: Occurrence probability of imagined future events modulates hippocampal activation.
Hippocampus, 20: 685-90.

Vocks, S., Busch, M., Grönemeyer, D., Schulte, D., Herpertz, S., Suchan, B. (2010)

Neural correlates of viewing photographs of one's own body and another woman's body in anorexia and bulimia nervosa: an fMRI study.Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience. 35: 163-76.

Weiler, J.A., Suchan, B., Daum, I. (2010)
When the future becomes the past: Differences in brain activation patterns for episodic memory and episodic future thinking.
Behavioural Brain Research, 212: 196-203.

Minnebusch, D., Keune, P., Suchan, B. & Daum, I. (2010).
Gradual inversion affects processing of human body shapes.
NeuroImage, 49: 2746-2755.

Suchan, B., Busch, M., Schulte, D., Grönemeyer, D., Herpertz, S., Vocks, S. (2010)
Reduction of gray matter density in the extrastriate body area in women with anorexia nervosa.
Behavioural Brain Research, 206: 63-7.

Vocks, S., Busch, M., Grönemeyer, D., Schulte, D., Herpertz, S., Suchan, B. (2010).
Differential neuronal responses to the self and others in the extrastriate body area and the fusiform body area
Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 10: 422-429.


Minnebusch, D.A., Suchan, B., Köster, O. & Daum, I. (2009).
A bilateral occipitotemporal network mediates face perception
Behavioural Brain Research, 198: 179-85.

Minnebusch, D. A. , Suchan, B., Daum, I, (2009).
Losing your head: Behavioral and electrophysiological effects of body inversion
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21: 865-74.


Orth, M., Diekmann, C., Suchan, B., Duchna, H.W., Widdig, W., Schultze-Werninghaus, G., Rasche, K., Kotterba, S. (2008)
Driving performance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Journal of physiology and pharmacology : an official journal of the Polish Physiological Society, 59: 539-47.

Peters, J., Daum, I., Gizewksi, E., Forsting, M., Suchan, B. (2009).
Associations evoked during memory encoding recruit the context-network.
Hippocampus, 19: 141-51.

Suchan, B. (2008).
Neuroanatomical correlates of processing in visual and visuospatial working.
Cognitive Processing, 9: 45-51.

Suchan, B., Melde, C., Herzog, H., Hömberg, V., Seitz, R. J. (2008).
Activation differences in observation of hand movements for imitation or velocity judgement.
Behavioural Brain Research, 188: 78-83.

Suchan, B. , Gayk, A. E., Schmid, G. , Köster, O., Daum, I. (2008).
Hippocampal involvement in recollection but not familiarity across time: a prospective study.
Hippocampus, 18:92-98.


Suchan,B., Jokisch, J., Skotara, N., Daum, I. (2007).
Evaluation-related frontocentral negativity evoked by correct responses and errors.
Behavioural Brain Research, 183:206-12.

Peters, J., Suchan, B., Köster, O., Daum, I. (2007).
Domain-specific retrieval of source information in the human medial temporal.
European Journal of Neuroscience, 26:1333-43.

Minnebusch,D., Suchan B., Ramon M. & Daum I. (2007).
Event-related potentials reflect heterogeneity of developmental prosopagnosia.
European Journal of Neuroscience, 25:2234-47.


Lukas, C., Schols, L., Bellenberg B., Rub, U., Przuntek, H., Schmid, G., Koster, O., Suchan, B. (2006).
Dissociation of grey and white matter reduction in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 and 6: A voxel-based morphometry study.
Neuroscience letterr, 408:230-5.

Treitz, F.H., Brüninghaus, T., Daum, I., Suchan, B. (2006).
Alterseffekte bei der erweiterten Form des Rivermead Behavioural Memory Tests (RBMT-E).
Zeitschrift für Gerontopsychologie & -psychiatrie, 19:103–14

Suchan, B., Linnewerth, B., Daum, I., Köster, O., Schmid, G. (2006).
Cross modal processing in auditory and visual working memory.
Neuroimage, 29:853-58.

Suchan, B., Botko, R., Gizewski, E., Forsting, M., Daum, I. (2006).
Neural substrates of manipulation in visuospatial working memory.
Neuroscience. 139:351-357.


Peters, J., Suchan, B. (2005).
Visuo-verbal interactions in working memory: evidence from event-related potentials.
Cognitive Brain Research, 25:406-15.

Suchan, B. Melde, Hömberg, V., Seitz, R.J. (2005).
Cingulate cortex activation abd competing responses: the role of preparedness for competition.
Behavioural Brain Research, 163:219-26.

Uekermann, J., Suchan, B., Daum, I., Kseibi, S., Perthel, M. Laas, J. (2005).
Neuropsychological deficits after mechanical aortic valve replacement.
Journal of Heart Valve Disease, 14:338-43.

Suchan, B., Pickenhagen, A., Daum, I. (2005)
Effect of working memory on evaluative frontocentral negativity
Behavioural Brain Research, 160:331-7.

Jokisch, D., Daum, I., Suchan, B. and Troje, N.F. (2005).
Structural encoding and recognition of biological motion: Evidence from event-related potentials and source analysis.
Behavioural Brain Research 157:195-204.


Schmid, G., Suchan, B., Rusin, J., Daum, I., Köster, O., Przuntek, H., Müller, T., Peters, S. (2004).
Impact of apomorphine on BOLD signal during movement in normals.
Journal of Neural Transmission Supplementum, (68):69-78.

Suchan, B., Wist, E., R., Homberg, V. (2004).
Effects of single pulse TMS on spatio-temporal integration in sequential isochronus movements.
Behavioural Brain Research, 154:465-71.

Heyder, K., Suchan, B., Daum, I. (2004).
Cortico-subcortical contributions to executive control.

Acta Psychologica, 115:271-89.


Suchan B., Zoppelt, D., Daum, I. (2003)
Frontocentral negativity in electroencephalogram reflects motor response evaluation in humans on correct trials.
Neuroscience Letters, 350:101-04. F1000 Biology

Peters, S., Suchan, B., Rusin, J., Daum, I., Köster, O., Przuntek, H., Müller, T., Schmid, G.(2003)
Apomorphine reduces BOLD signal in fMRI during voluntary movement in Parkinsonian patients.
NeuroReport, 14:809-12.



Suchan, B., Daum,
Links oder rechts herum, wie das Gehirn den Rückweg findet
Neurorubin, Ruhr-Uni-Bochum

Suchan, B., Yaguez, L., Wunderlich, G., Canavan, A., G., Herzog, H., Tellmann, L., Homberg, V., Seitz, R. J. (2002).
Hemispheric dissociation of visual-pattern processing and visual rotation.

Behavioural Brain Research, 136:533-44.

Suchan, B., Yaguez, L., Wunderlich, G., Canavan, A., G., Herzog, H., Tellmann, L., Homberg, V., Seitz, R., J. (2002).
Neural correlates of visuospatial imagery.

Behavioural Brain Research, 131(1-2):163-68.

Wunderlich, G., Suchan, B., Volkmann, J., Herzog, H., Homberg, V., Seitz, R., J.(2002).
Visual hallucinations in recovery from cortical blindness: imaging correlates.

Archives of Neurology, 57:561-65.



Winson, R., Wilson, B.A., Bateman, A. (2020),
Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Suchan, B, Thoma, P.
Rehabilitation nach Hirnschädigung. Ein Therapiemanual. Hogrefe.

Daum, I.; Suchan, B. (2006)
Exekutive und mnestische Funktionen
Karnath, Thier: Neuropsychologie, 2. Auflage 2006, 512-520, Springer Verlag Berlin

Suchan B. & Daum I. (2004).
Rehabilitation von Gedächtnis- und Aufmerksamkeitsstörungen sowie Störung exekutiver Kontrollprozesse.
In: Nelles, G (Hrsg) Neurologische Rehabilitation.
Stuttgart, Thieme

Suchan, B. & Daum, I. (2002).
Cerebellum and Cognition.
In: N. J. Smelser & P. B. Baltes (Hrsg.).
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 1631-34

Daum, I. & Suchan, B. (2001).
Neuropsychologische Beiträge zur Abgrenzung von Demenz und Depression.
In: Lasar M, Trenckmann U (Hrsg),
Aktuelle Aspekte der biologischen Psychiatrie. 62-70