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Institut für Psychologie


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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Gruber

Institut für Psychologie
Allgemeine Psychologie I
Seminarstrasse 20
49074 Osnabrück
Raum: 15/212

Tel.: +49 541 969-6194
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Email: thomas.gruber@uni-osnabrueck.de

Sprechzeiten: Di 12-14 (Terminvergabe im Sekretariat)

Lebenslauf

Akademische Abschlüsse und berufliche Tätigkeiten

Seit 10/2008
W3-Professur für Allgemeine Psychologie I, Universität Osnabrück

02/2007
Habilitation (venia legendi für Psychologie)

2003-2008
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Leiter des EEG Labors am Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Psychologie und Methodenlehre der Universität Leipzig.

2000-2003
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl für Kognitive Neurowissenschaften an der Universität Liverpool, England

03/2002
Promotion (Universität Konstanz) – Dr. rer. nat.

1996-2000
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl für Klinische Psychologie der Universität Konstanz

10/1995-06/1996
Neuropsychologische Rehabilitationsklinik Ichenhausen/Ulm

1992-1998
Studium der Psychologie (Universität Konstanz) – Dipl. Psych.

1989-1992
Studium der Technischen Informatik (Berufsakademie Stuttgart) – Dipl. Ing. (BA)

Schwerpunkte

Schwerpunkte

• Implizite und explizite Gedächtnisprozesse
• Objekterkennung und Szenenwahrnehmung
• Neuronale Mechanismen der Aufmerksamkeit
• Mechanismen basaler Wahrnehmungsprozesse (kortikale Bindung)
• Kognitive Korrelate kortikaler Oszillationen im human-EEG/MEG
• Methodenentwicklung
• Quellanalysen von EEG Signalen
• Kopplungsanalysen von EEG Signalen (within & cross frequency coupling)
• Steady State Techniken

Weitere Interessensgebiete

• Kortikale Mechanismen virtueller Realitätswahrnehmung

• Elektrophysiologische und psychologische Auswirkungen von Achtsamkeitsmeditation
• Klinische EEG Anwendungen
• Emotion, Motivation und motivierte Aufmerksamkeit
• Kognitive Korrelate von Augenbewegungen
• Elektrophysiologische Korrelate persönlichkeitspsychologischer Konstrukte
• Kombination von fMRT und EEG Untersuchungen

 

Publikationen

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Lehrbuch

Gruber, T. Basiswissen Psychologie: Gedächtnis. Springer-VS Verlag, 2011.


Publikationen in Fachzeitschriften mit Begutachtungssystem

 

[68] Bonhage, C.E., Meyer, L., Gruber, T.,Friederici, A. Mueller, J.L.: Oscillatory EEG dynamics underlying automatic chunking during sentence processing. NeuroImage, in press


[67] Daume, J., Gruber, T.,Engel, A.K., Friese, U.: Phase-amplitude coupling and long-range phase synchronization reveal frontotemporal interactions during visual working memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 2017, 37(2), 313-22

[66] Malinowski, P., Moore, A.W., Mead, B.R., Gruber, T. : Mindful aging: The effects of regular brief mindfulness practice on electrophysiological markers of cognitive and affective processing in older adults. Mindfulness, 2017, 8, 78-94


[66] Giabbiconi, C.M., Jurilj,  V., Gruber, T., Vocks, S.: Steady-State Visually Evoked Potential Correlates of Human Body Perception. Experimental Brain Research, 2016, 3133-43

[65] Köster, M., Finger, H., Kater, M., Schenk, C., Gruber, T.: Neuronal oscillations indicate sleep-dependent changes in the cortical memory trace. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2016, Online First

[64] Schomberg, J., Schöne, B., Gruber, T., Quirin, M.: Emotion and Hypervigilance: Negative Affect Predicts Increased P1 Responses to Non-Negative Pictorial Stimuli. Experimental Brain Research, 2016, 1395-402

[63] Schöne, B., Schomberg, J., Gruber, T., Quirin, M.: Event related frontal alpha asymmetries: Electrophysiological correlates of approach motivation. Experimental Brain Research, 2016, 559-67

​[62] Malinowski, P., Moore, A., Mead, B.Gruber, T.:Mindful Aging: The effects of regular brief mindfulness practice on electrophysiological markers of cognitive and affective processing in older adults. Mindfulness, 2015, (DOI) 10.1007/s12671-015-0482-8

[61] Köster, M., Friese, U., Schöne, B., Trujillo-Barreto, N. Gruber, T.: Theta-Gamma Coupling during Episodic Retrieval in the Human EEG. Brain Research, 2014, 1577, 57-68.

[60] Lally, N., Mullins, P.G., Roberts, M.V., Price D., Gruber, T., Haenschel, C.: Glutamatergic correlates of gamma-band oscillatory activity during cognition: A concurrent ER-MRS and EEG study. NeuroImage, 2014, 85, 823-33.

[59] Quirin, M., Gruber, T., Kuhl, J., Düsing, R.: Is Love Right? Prefrontal Resting Brain Asymmetry Is Related to the Affiliation Motive. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2013, 7, Article 902.

[58] Friese, U., Köster, M., Hassler, U., Martens, U., Trujillo-Barreto, N., Gruber, T.: Successful memory encoding is associated with increased cross-frequency coupling between frontal theta and posterior gamma oscillations in human scalp-recorded EEG. NeuroImage, 2013, 66, 642-7.

[57] Hassler, U., Friese, U., Martens, U., Trujillo-Barreto, N., Gruber, T.: Repetition Priming effects dissociate between miniature eye movements and induced gamma-band responses in the human EEG. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2013, 38, 2425-33.

[56] Kuhr, B., Schomberg, J., Gruber, T., Quirin, M.: Beyond pleasure and arousal: appetitive erotic stimuli modulate electrophysiological brain correlates of early attentional processing. NeuroReport, 2013, 24, 246-50.

[55] Pieszek, M., Widmann, A., Gruber, T., Schröger, E.: The Human Brain Maintains Contradictory and Redundant Auditory Sensory Predictions. PLoS One, 2013, 8, e53634.

[54] Friese, U., Rahm, B., Hassler, U., Kaiser, J., Gruber, T.: Repetition suppression and effects of familiarity on blood oxygenation level dependent signal and gamma-band activity. NeuroReport, 2012, 23(13), 757-61.

[53] Friese, U., Supp, G., Hipp, J. F., Engel, A. K., Gruber, T.: Oscillatory MEG gamma band activity dissociates perceptual and conceptual aspects of visual object processing: A combined repetition/conceptual priming study. NeuroImage, 2012, 59, 861-71.

[52] Martens, U., Gruber, T.:Sharpening and formation: two distinct neuronal mechanisms of repetition priming. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2012, 36, 2989–2995.

[51] Martens, U., Gert A.L., Gruber, T.: Influences of encoding and retrieval on the steady-state visual evoked potential. NeuroReport, 2012, 23, 337-41.

[50] Martens, U.,Wahl, P., Haßler, U., Friese, U., Gruber, T.: Implicit and explicit contributions to object recognition: Evidence from rapid perceptual learning. PLoS One, 2012, 7, e47009.

[49] Moore, A., Gruber, T., Derose, J., Malinowski, P.: Regular, brief mindfulness meditation practice improves electrophysiological markers of attentional control. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2012, 6, Article 18.

[48] Oppermann, F., Hassler, U., Jescheniak, J. D., Gruber, T.: The rapid extraction of gist – early neural correlates of high-level visual processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2012, 24(2), 521-29.

[47] Dobel, C., Junghöfer, M., Gruber, T.: The role of Gamma-Band activity in representation of faces: the case of congenital prosopagnosia. PLoS One, 2011, 6, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019550.

[46] Hassler, U., Trujillo-Barreto, N., Gruber, T.: Induced gamma band responses in human EEG after the control of miniature saccadic artifacts. NeuroImage, 2011, 57, 1411-1421.

[45] Martens, U., Trujillo-Barreto, N., Gruber, T.: Perceiving the Tree in the Woods:
Segregating Brain Responses to Stimuli Constituting Natural Scenes. Journal of Neuroscience, 2011, 31(48), 17713-18.

[44] Kaspar, K., Hassler, U.,Martens, U., Trujillo-Barreto, N., Gruber, T., Steady-State Visually Evoked Potential Correlates of Object Recognition. Brain Research, 2010, 1343, 112-121.

[43] Roye, A., Schröger, E., Jacobsen, T., Gruber, T., Is my mobile ringing? Evidence for rapid processing of a personally significant sound in humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 2010, 30(21), 7310-7313.

[42] Martinovic, J., Gruber, T., Müller, M. M., Priming of Object Categorization within and across Levels of Specificity. Psihologija, 2009, 42, 27-46.

[41] Martinovic, J., Gruber, T., Ohla, K., Müller, M. M.: Induced gamma-band activity elicited by visual representation of unattended objects. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2009, 21, 42-57.

[40] Senkowski, D., D. Saint-Amour, T. Gruber, and J.J. Foxe, Look who's talking: The deployment of visuo-spatial attention in multisensory speech processing under noisy environmental conditions. NeuroImage, 2008. 43(2): p. 379-387.

[39] Martinovic, J., T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Coding of visual object features and feature conjunctions in the human brain. PLoS One, 2008. 11(3).

[38] Martinovic, J., T. Gruber, A. Hantsch, and M.M. Müller, Induced gamma-band activity is related to the time point of object identification. Brain Research, 2008. 1198: p. 93–106.

[37] Gruber, T., D. Tsivilis, C.M. Giabbiconi, and M.M. Müller, Induced EEG oscillations during source memory: familiarity is reflected in the gamma-, recollection in the theta-band. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2008. 20(6): p. 1043-1053.

[36] Gruber, T., J. Martinovic, and M.M. Müller, It’s all in your eyes? Induced gamma band responses in the human EEG. Comment on Yuval-Greenberg et al. (2008). Neuron online, 2008.

[35] Gruber, T., B. Maess, N.J. Trujillo-Barreto, and M.M. Müller, Sources of synchronized induced Gamma-Band Responses during a simple object recognition task: A replication study in human MEG. Brain Research, 2008. 1196: p. 74-84.

[34] Fuchs, S., S. Andersen, T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Attentional bias of competitive interactions in neuronal networks of early visual processing in the human brain. NeuroImage, 2008. 41: p. 1086-1101.

[33] Fründ, I., N. Busch, A. Schadow, T. Gruber, U. Körner, and C.S. Herrmann, Time pressure modulates electrophysiological correlates of early visual processing PLoS ONE, 2008. 3(2): p. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001675.

[32] Widmann, A., T. Gruber, T. Kujala, M. Tervaniemi, and E. Schröger, Binding symbols and sounds: evidence from event-related oscillatory gamma band activity. Cerebral Cortex, 2007. 17: p. 2696-2702.

[31] Supp, G.G., A. Schlögl, J.N. Trujillo-Barreto, M.M. Müller, and T. Gruber, Directed cortical information flow during human object recognition: Analyzing induced EEG gamma band responses in brain's source space. PLoS ONE, 2007. 2(8): p. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000684.

[30] Martinovic, J., T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Induced Gamma Band Responses Predict Recognition Delays during Object Identification. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2007. 19(6): p. 921-934.

[29] Giabbiconi, C.M., J.N. Trujillo-Barreto, T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Sustained spatial attention to vibration is mediated in primary somatosensory cortex. NeuroImage, 2007. 35: p. 255-262.

[28] Conrad, N., C.M. Giabbiconi, M.M. Müller, and T. Gruber, Neuronal correlates of repetition priming of frequently presented objects: Insights from induced Gamma Band Responses. Neuroscience Letters, 2007. 429: p. 126-130.

[27] Gruber, T., J.N. Trujillo-Barreto, C.M. Giabbiconi, P.A. Valdés-Sosa, and M.M. Müller, Brain Electrical Tomography (BET) Analysis of Induced Gamma Band Responses during a Simple Object Recognition Task. NeuroImage, 2006. 29: p. 888-900.

[26] Gruber, T. and M.M. Müller, Oscillatory brain activity in the human EEG during indirect and direct memory tasks. Brain Research, 2006. 1097: p. 194-204.

[25] Gruber, T., C.M. Giabbiconi, N. Trujillo-Barreto, and M.M. Müller, Repetition suppression of induced gamma band responses is eliminated by task switching. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2006. 24: p. 2654-2660.

[24] Busch, N., C.S. Herrmann, M.M. Müller, D. Lenz, and T. Gruber, A cross-lab study of event-related gamma activity in a standard object-recognition paradigm. NeuroImage, 2006. 33: p. 1169–1177.

[23] Gruber, T. and M.M. Müller, Oscillatory Brain Activity dissociates between Associative Stimulus Content in a Repetition Priming Task in the Human EEG. Cerebral Cortex, 2005. 15(1): p. 109-116.

[22] Fiebach, C.J., T. Gruber, and G. Supp, Neuronal Mechanisms of Repetition Priming in Occipitotemporal Cortex: Spatiotemporal Evidence from Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Electroencephalography. Journal of Neuroscience, 2005. 25(13): p. 3414-3422.

[21] Brown, C., T. Gruber, J. Boucher, G. Rippon, and J. Brock, Gamma abnormalities during perception of illusory figures in autism. Cortex, 2005. 41(3): p. 364-76.

[20] Zopf, R., C.M. Giabbiconi, T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Attentional modulation of the human somatosensory evoked potential in a trial-by-trial spatial cueing and sustained spatial attention task measured with high density 128 channels EEG. Cognitive Brain Research, 2004. 20(3): p. 491-509.

[19] Gruber, T., D. Tsivilis, D. Montaldi, and M.M. Müller, Induced gamma band responses: an early marker of memory encoding and retrieval. NeuroReport, 2004. 15(11): p. 1837-1841.

[18] Gruber, T., P. Malinowski, and M.M. Müller, Modulation of Oscillatory Brain Activity and Evoked Potentials in a Repetition Priming Task in the Human EEG. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2004. 19: p. 1073-1082.

[17] Giabbiconi, C.M., C. Dancer, R. Zopf, T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Selective spatial attention to left or right hand flutter sensation modulates the steady-state somatosensory evoked potential. Cognitive Brain Research, 2004. 20(1): p. 58-66.

[16] Müller, M.M., P. Malinowski, T. Gruber, and S.A. Hillyard, Sustained division of the attentional spotlight. Nature, 2003. 424(6946): p. 309-12.

[15] Keil, A., M. Stolarova, S. Heim, T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Temporal stability of high-frequency brain oscillations in the human EEG. Brain Topography, 2003. 16(2): p. 101-10.

[14] Keil, A., T. Gruber, M.M. Müller, S. Moratti, M. Stolarova, M.M. Bradley, and P.J. Lang, Early modulation of visual perception by emotional arousal: evidence from steady-state visual evoked brain potentials. Cognitive and Affective Behavioural Neuroscience, 2003. 3(3): p. 195-206.

[13] Malinowski, P., R. Hübner, A. Keil, and T. Gruber, The influence of response competition on cerebral asymmetries for processing hierarchical stimuli revealed by ERP recordings. Experimental Brain Research, 2002. 144(1): p. 136-9.

[12] Gruber, T. and M.M. Müller, Effects of picture repetition on induced gamma band responses, evoked potentials, and phase synchrony in the human EEG. Cognitive Brain Research, 2002. 13: p. 377-392.

[11] Gruber, T., A. Keil, and M.M. Müller, Modulation of Induced Gamma Band responses in a perceptual learning task in the human EEG. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2002. 14(5): p. 732-744.

[10] Müller, M.M., A. Keil, J. Kissler, and T. Gruber, Suppression of the auditory middle-latency response and evoked gamma-band response in a paired-click paradigm. Experimental Brain Research, 2001. 136(4): p. 474-9.

[9] Müller, M.M. and T. Gruber, Induced gamma-band responses in the human EEG are related to attentional information processing. Visual Cognition, 2001. 8: p. 579-592.

[8] Keil, A., M.M. Müller, T. Gruber, C. Wienbruch, M. Stolarova, and T. Elbert, Effects of emotional arousal in the cerebral hemispheres: a study of oscillatory brain activity and event-related potentials. Clinical Neurophysiology, 2001. 112(11): p. 2057-68.

[7] Keil, A., M.M. Müller, T. Gruber, C. Wienbruch, and T. Elbert, Human large-scale oscillatory brain activity during an operant shaping procedure. Cognitive Brain Research, 2001. 12(3): p. 397-407.

[6] Keil, A., T. Gruber, and M.M. Müller, Functional correlates of macroscopic high-frequency brain activity in the human visual system. Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews, 2001. 25(6): p. 527-34.

[5] Gruber, T., A. Keil, and M.M. Müller, Modulation of Induced Gamma Band Responses and phase synchrony in a paired associate learning task in the human EEG. Neuroscience Letters, 2001. 316: p. 29-32.

[4] Müller, M.M., T. Gruber, and A. Keil, Modulation of induced gamma band activity in the human EEG by attention and visual information processing. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 2000. 38(3): p. 283-99.

[3] Müller, M.M., A. Keil, T. Gruber, and T. Elbert, Processing of affective pictures modulates right-hemispheric gamma band EEG activity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 1999. 110(11): p. 1913-20.

[2] Keil, A., M.M. Müller, W.J. Ray, T. Gruber, and T. Elbert, Human gamma band activity and perception of a gestalt. Journal of Neuroscience, 1999. 19(16): p. 7152-61.

[1] Gruber, T., M.M. Müller, A. Keil, and T. Elbert, Selective visual-spatial attention alters induced gamma band responses in the human EEG. Clinical Neurophysiology, 1999. 110: p. 2074-2085.