Prof. Ullsperger

Prof. Dr. med. Markus Ullsperger

Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften
Institut für Psychologie II (IfP)
Gebäude 24, Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg, G24-002
Sprechzeiten: nach Vereinbarung, G24-002


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Fischer, Adrian G.;  Ullsperger, Markus 

An update on the role of serotonin and its interplay with dopamine for reward
In: Frontiers in human neuroscience - Lausanne: Frontiers Research Foundation, Vol. 11.2017, Art. 484, insgesamt 11 S.;

Fischer, Adrian Georg;  Klein, Tilmann;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Comparing the error-related negativity across groups - the impact of error- and trial-number differences
In: Psychophysiology - Malden, Mass. [u.a.]: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017;

Klein, Tilmann;  Ullsperger, Markus;  Jocham, Gerhard 

Learning relative values in the striatum induces violations of normative decision making
In: Nature Communications - [London]: Nature Publishing Group UK, Vol. 8.2017, Art. 16033, insgesamt 12 S.;

Fischer, Adrian G.;  Bourgeois-Gironde, Sacha;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Short-term reward experience biases inference despite dissociable neural correlates
In: Nature Communications - [London]: Nature Publishing Group UK, Bd. 8.2017, 1, insges. 14 S.;


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Fischer, Adrian Georg;  Danielmeier, Claudia;  Villringer, Arno;  Klein, Tilmann;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Gender influences on brain responses to errors and post-error adjustments
In: Scientific reports - [London]: Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature, Vol. 6.2016, Art. 24435, insgesamt 11 S.;

Wessel, Jan R.;  Ullsperger, Markus;  Obrig, Hellmuth;  Villringer, Arno;  Quinque, Eva;  Schroeter, Matthias L.;  Bretschneider, Katharina J.;  Arelin, Katrin;  Roggenhofer, Elisabeth;  Frisch, Stefan;  Klein, Tilmann A. 

Neural synchrony indexes impaired motor slowing after errors and novelty following white matter damage
In: Neurobiology of aging - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 38.2016, S. 205-213;

Ullsperger, Markus;  Danielmeier, Claudia 

Reducing speed and sight - how adaptive is post-error slowing?
In: Neuron - [Cambridge, Mass.]: Cell Press, Bd. 89.2016, 3, S. 430-432;


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Sevgi, Meltem;  Rigoux, Lionel;  Kühn, Anne B.;  Mauer, Jan;  Schilbach, Leinhard;  Hess, Martin E.;  Gruendler, Theo O. J.;  Ullsperger, Markus;  Stephan, Klaas Enno;  Brüning, Jens C.;  Tittgemeyer, Marc 

An obesity-predisposing variant of the FTO gene regulates D2R-dependent reward learning
In: The journal of neuroscience: the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience - Washington, DC: Soc, Bd. 35.2015, 36, S. 12584-12592;

Fischer, Adrian G.;  Jocham, Gerhard;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Dual serotonergic signals - a key to understanding paradoxical effects?
In: Trends in cognitive sciences - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 19.2015, 1, S. 21-26;

Fischer, Adrian Georg;  Endrass, Tanja;  Goebel, Ingrid;  Reuter, Martin;  Montag, Christian;  Kubisch, Christian;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Interactive effects of citalopram and serotonin transporter genotype on neural correlates of response inhibition and attentional orienting
In: NeuroImage : a journal of brain function. - Orlando, Fla : Academic Press, Bd. 116.2015, S. 59-67

Schüller, T.;  Gruendler, Theo O. J.;  Jocham, Gerhard;  Klein, Tilmann;  Timmermann, Lars;  Visser-Vandewalle, Veerle;  Kuhn, Jens;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Rapid feedback processing in human nucleus accumbens and motor thalamus
In: Neuropsychologia: an international journal in behavioural and cognitive neuroscience - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 70.2015, S. 246-254;

Fischer, Adrian Georg;  Endrass, Tanja;  Reuter, Martin;  Kubisch, Christian;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Serotonin reuptake inhibitors and serotonin transporter genotype modulate performance monitoring functions but not their electrophysiological correlates
In: The journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. - Washington, DC : Soc, Bd. 35.2015, 21, S. 8181-8190


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Jocham, Gerhard;  Klein, Tilmann;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Differential modulation of reinforcement learning by D2 dopamine and NMDA glutamate receptor antagonism
In: The journal of neuroscience. - Washington, DC : Soc, Bd. 34.2014, 39, S. 13151-13162

Ullsperger, Markus;  Fischer, Adrian Georg;  Nigbur, Roland;  Endrass, Tanja 

Neural mechanisms and temporal dynamics of performance monitoring
In: Trends in cognitive sciences. - Amsterdam [u.a.] : Elsevier Science, 2014

Ullsperger, Markus;  Danielmeier, Claudia;  Jocham, Gerhard 

Neurophysiology of performance monitoring and adaptive behavior
In: Physiological reviews - Bethesda, Md. [u.a.]: Soc, Bd. 94.2014, 1, S. 35-79;

Endrass, Tanja;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Specificity of performance monitoring changes in obsessive-compulsive disorder
In: Neuroscience & biobehavioral reviews. - Amsterdam [u.a.] : Elsevier Science; Vol. 46.2014, Part 1, S. 124-138

Fischer, Adrian G.;  Ullsperger, Markus 

When is the time for a change? - decomposing dynamic learning rates
In: Neuron. - [Cambridge, Mass.] : Cell Press, Bd. 84.2014, 4, S. 662-664


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Klein, Tilmann A.;  Ullsperger, Markus;  Danielmeier, Claudia 

Assessing error awareness without relying on introspective judgment?
In: Frontiers in neuroscience. - Lausanne : Frontiers Research Foundation; Vol. 7.2013, Art. 113, insgesamt 3 S.

Ott, Derek V.M.;  Ullsperger, Markus;  Jocham, Gerhard;  Neumann, Jane;  Kleine, Tilmann A. 

Corrigendum to Continuous theta-burst stimulation (cTBS) over the lateral prefrontal cortex alters reinforcement learning bias [Neuroimage 57 (2) (2011) 617623]
In: NeuroImage. - Orlando, Fla : Academic Press, Bd. 81.2013, S. 508-509

Klein, Tilmann A.;  Danielmeier, Claudia;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Editorial for E-Book: error awareness-insights from cognitive neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology
In: Frontiers in human neuroscience. - Lausanne : Frontiers Research Foundation; Vol. 7.2013, Art. 830

Klein, Tilmann A.;  Ullsperger, Markus;  Danielmeier, Claudia 

Error awareness and the insula: links to neurological and psychiatric diseases
In: Frontiers in human neuroscience. - Lausanne : Frontiers Research Foundation; Bd. 7.2013, Art. 14, insgesamt 14 S.

Wessel, Jan R.;  Klein, Tilmann A.;  Ott, Derek V. M.;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Lesions to the prefrontal performance-monitoring network disrupt neural processing and adaptive behaviors after both errors and noveltyent
In: Cortex. - Paris : Elsevier Masson, 2013

Fischer, Adrian G.;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Real and fictive outcomes are processed differently but converge on a common adaptive mechanism
In: Neuron. - [Cambridge, Mass.] : Cell Press, Bd. 76.2013, 6, S. 1243-1255


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Steinhauser, Marco;  Eichele, Heike;  Juvodden, Hilde T.;  Huster, René J.;  Ullsprenger, Markus;  Eichele, Tom 

Error-preceding brain activity reflects (mal-)adaptive adjustments of cognitive control - a modeling study
In: Frontiers in human neuroscience. - Lausanne : Frontiers Research Foundation, Bd. 6.2012, insges. 12 S.

Wessel, Jan R.;  Danielmeier, Claudia;  Morton, J. Bruce;  Ullsperger, Markus 

Surprise and error - common neuronal architecture for the processing of errors and novelty
In: The journal of neuroscience. - Washington, DC : Soc., Bd. 22.2012, 32, S. 7528-7537


Ullsperger, Markus;  Derfuß, Jan 

Funktionen frontaler Strukturen
In: Karnath, Hans-Otto: : Kognitive Neurowissenschaften. - Berlin [u.a.] : Springer, S. 585-594, 2012


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Ott, D.V.M.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Jocham, G.;  Neumann, J.;  Klein, T.A. 

Continuous theta-burst stimulation (cTBS) over the lateral prefrontal cortex alters reinforcement learning bias
In: NeuroImage, Vol. 57, 2011, Issue 2, S. 617-623, ISSN 10538119, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.04.038

Jocham, G.;  Klein, T.A.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Dopamine-mediated reinforcement learning signals in the striatum and ventromedial prefrontal cortex underlie value-based choices
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 31, 2011, Issue 5, S. 1606-1613, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3904-10.2011

Wessel, J.R.;  Danielmeier, C.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Error awareness revisited: Accumulation of multimodal evidence from central and autonomic nervous systems
In: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Vol. 23, 2011, Issue 10, S. 3021-3036, ISSN 0898929X, 10.1162/jocn.2011.21635

Gruendler, T.O.J.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Huster, R.J. 

Event-related potential correlates of performance-monitoring in a lateralized time-estimation task
In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 6, 2011, Issue 10, ISSN 19326203, 10.1371/journal.pone.0025591

Radke, S.;  De Lange, F.P.;  Ullsperger, M.;  De Bruijn, E.R.A. 

Mistakes that affect others: An fMRI study on processing of own errors in a social context
In: Experimental Brain Research, Vol. 211, 2011, Issue 3-4, S. 405-413, ISSN 00144819, 10.1007/s00221-011-2677-0

Danielmeier, C.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Post-error adjustments
In: Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 2, 2011, Issue SEP, ISSN 16641078, 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00233

Danielmeier, C.;  Eichele, T.;  Forstmann, B.U.;  Tittgemeyer, M.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Posterior medial frontal cortex activity predicts post-error adaptations in task-related visual and motor areas
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 31, 2011, Issue 5, S. 1780-1789, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4299-10.2011

Wessel, J.R.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Selection of independent components representing event-related brain potentials: A data-driven approach for greater objectivity
In: NeuroImage, Vol. 54, 2011, Issue 3, S. 2105-2115, ISSN 10538119, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.10.033

Kuhn, J.;  Gründler, T.O.J.;  Bauer, R.;  Huff, W.;  Fischer, A.G.;  Lenartz, D.;  Maarouf, M.;  Bührle, C.;  Klosterkötter, J.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Sturm, V. 

Successful deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens in severe alcohol dependence is associated with changed performance monitoring
In: Addiction Biology, Vol. 16, 2011, Issue 4, S. 620-623, ISSN 13556215, 10.1111/j.1369-1600.2011.00337.x

Seifert, S.;  Von Cramon, D.Y.;  Imperati, D.;  Tittgemeyer, M.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Thalamocingulate interactions in performance monitoring
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 31, 2011, Issue 9, S. 3375-3383, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.6242-10.2011


Noblejas Pasley, Maria Imelda;  Ohl, Frank W. [Gutachter];  Ullsperger, Markus [Gutachter] 

The role of the anterior cingulate cortex in extinction learning of avoidance behavior and in the retrieval of its extinction memory
In: Magdeburg Univ., Fak. für Naturwiss., Diss., 2012, 2011, XVI, 99 Bl., graph. Darst., 30 cm


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Ullsperger, M.;  Harsay, H.A.;  Wessel, J.R.;  Ridderinkhof, K.R. 

Conscious perception of errors and its relation to the anterior insula.
In: Brain structure & function, Vol. 214, 2010, Issue 5-6, S. 629-643, ISSN 18632661

Scheibe, C.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Sommer, W.;  Heekeren, H.R. 

Effects of parametrical and trial-to-trial variation in prior probability processing revealed by simultaneous electroencephalogram/functional magnetic resonance imaging
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 30, 2010, Issue 49, S. 16709-16717, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3949-09.2010

Ullsperger, M. 

Genetic association studies of performance monitoring and learning from feedback: The role of dopamine and serotonin
In: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, Vol. 34, 2010, Issue 5, S. 649-659, ISSN 01497634, 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2009.06.009

Eichele, H.;  Juvodden, H.T.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Eichele, T. 

Mal-adaptation of event-related EEG responses preceding performance errors
In: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Vol. 4, 2010, ISSN 16625161, 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00065

King, J.A.;  Korb, F.M.;  Von Cramon, D.Y.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Post-error behavioral adjustments are facilitated by activation and suppression of task-relevant and task-irrelevant information processing
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 30, 2010, Issue 38, S. 12759-12769, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3274-10.2010

Ullsperger, M.;  King, J.A. 

Proactive and reactive recruitment of cognitive control: Comment on Hikosaka and Isoda
In: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Vol. 14, 2010, Issue 5, S. 191-192, ISSN 13646613, 10.1016/j.tics.2010.02.006


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Jocham, G.;  Neumann, J.;  Klein, T.A.;  Danielmeier, C.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Adaptive coding of action values in the human rostral cingulate zone
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 29, 2009, Issue 23, S. 7489-7496, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0349-09.2009

Liepelt, R.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Obst, K.;  Spengler, S.;  von Cramon, D.Y.;  Brass, M. 

Contextual movement constraints of others modulate motor preparation in the observer
In: Neuropsychologia, Vol. 47, 2009, Issue 1, S. 268-275, ISSN 00283932, 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.07.008

Gentsch, A.;  Ullsperger, P.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Dissociable medial frontal negativities from a common monitoring system for self- and externally caused failure of goal achievement
In: NeuroImage, Vol. 47, 2009, Issue 4, S. 2023-2030, ISSN 10538119, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.05.064

Jocham, G.;  Klein, T.A.;  Neumann, J.;  Von Cramon, D.Y.;  Reuter, M.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Dopamine DRD2 polymorphism alters reversal learning and associated neural activity
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 29, 2009, Issue 12, S. 3695-3704, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5195-08.2009

Danielmeier, C.;  Wessel, J.R.;  Steinhauser, M.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Modulation of the error-related negativity by response conflict
In: Psychophysiology, Vol. 46, 2009, Issue 6, S. 1288-1298, ISSN 00485772, 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2009.00860.x

Jocham, G.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Neuropharmacology of performance monitoring
In: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, Vol. 33, 2009, Issue 1, S. 48-60, ISSN 01497634, 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2008.08.011

De Bruijn, E.R.A.;  De Lange, F.P.;  Von Cramon, D.Y.;  Ullsperger, M. 

When errors are rewarding
In: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 29, 2009, Issue 39, S. 12183-12186, ISSN 02706474, 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1751-09.2009


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Debener, S.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Siegel, M.;  Engel, A.K. 

Corrigendum to: "Towards single-trial analysis in cognitive brain research". [Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11 (2007), 502-503] (DOI:10.1016/j.tics.2007.09.005)
In: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Vol. 12, 2008, Issue 1, S. 6, ISSN 13646613, 10.1016/j.tics.2007.12.001

Eichele, T.;  Debener, S.;  Calhoun, V.D.;  Specht, K.;  Engel, A.K.;  Hugdahl, K.;  Von Cramon, D.Y.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Prediction of human errors by maladaptive changes in event-related brain networks
In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 105, 2008, Issue 16, S. 6173-6178, ISSN 00278424, 10.1073/pnas.0708965105

Klein, T.A.;  Reuter, M.;  Von Cramon, D.Y.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Response to comment on "genetically determined differences in learning from errors"
In: Science, Vol. 321, 2008, Issue 5886, S. 200b, ISSN 00368075, 10.1126/science.1156079


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

De Bruijn, E.R.A.;  Schubotz, R.I.;  Ullsperger, M. 

An event-related potential study on the observation of erroneous everyday actions
In: Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, Vol. 7, 2007, Issue 4, S. 278-285, ISSN 15307026, 10.3758/CABN.7.4.278

Klein, T.A.;  Neumann, J.;  Reuter, M.;  Hennig, J.;  Von Cramon, D.Y.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Genetically determined differences in learning from errors
In: Science, Vol. 318, 2007, Issue 5856, S. 1642-1645, ISSN 00368075, 10.1126/science.1145044

Klein, T.A.;  Endrass, T.;  Kathmann, N.;  Neumann, J.;  von Cramon, D.Y.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Neural correlates of error awareness
In: NeuroImage, Vol. 34, 2007, Issue 4, S. 1774-1781, ISSN 10538119, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2006.11.014

Debener, S.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Siegel, M.;  Engel, A.K. 

Towards single-trial analysis in cognitive brain research
In: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Vol. 11, 2007, Issue 12, S. 502-503, ISSN 13646613, 10.1016/j.tics.2007.09.005

Lohmann, G.;  Volz, K.G.;  Ullsperger, M. 

Using non-negative matrix factorization for single-trial analysis of fMRI data
In: NeuroImage, Vol. 37, 2007, Issue 4, S. 1148-1160, ISSN 10538119, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.05.031

Ullsperger, M.;  Nittono, H.;  von Cramon, D.Y. 

When goals are missed: Dealing with self-generated and externally induced failure
In: NeuroImage, Vol. 35, 2007, Issue 3, S. 1356-1364, ISSN 10538119, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.01.026


Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Ullsperger, M.;  von Cramon, D.Y. 

How does error correction differ from error signaling? An event-related potential study
In: Brain Research, Vol. 1105, 2006, Issue 1, S. 102-109, ISSN 00068993, 10.1016/j.brainres.2006.01.007

Ullsperger, M. 

Performance monitoring in neurological and psychiatric patients
In: International Journal of Psychophysiology, Vol. 59, 2006, Issue 1, S. 59-69, ISSN 01678760, 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2005.06.010

Debener, S.;  Ullsperger, M.;  Siegel, M.;  Engel, A.K. 

Single-trial EEG-fMRI reveals the dynamics of cognitive function
In: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Vol. 10, 2006, Issue 12, S. 558-563, ISSN 13646613, 10.1016/j.tics.2006.09.010

Kok, A.;  Ridderinkhof, K.R.;  Ullsperger, M. 

The control of attention and actions: Current research and future developments
In: Brain Research, Vol. 1105, 2006, Issue 1, S. 1-6, ISSN 00068993, 10.1016/j.brainres.2006.03.027

Ullsperger, M.;  Von Cramon, D.Y. 

The role of intact frontostriatal circuits in error processing
In: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Vol. 18, 2006, Issue 4, S. 651-664, ISSN 0898929X, 10.1162/jocn.2006.18.4.651

  • PD Dr. Gerhard Jocham, OvGU, CBBS Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
  • Prof. Dr. Michael W. Chee, Duke-NUS, Singapore
  • Department of Physiology, Kansai Medical University School of Medicine
  • Dr. Rogier B. Mars, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  • Prof. Dr. J. Bruce Morton, Univ of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
  • Prof. Dr. Tom Eichele, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norwegen
  • Prof. Dr. Jens Kuhn, Klinik für Psychiatrie, Universitätsklinikum Köln
  • Prof. Dr. Andrea A. Kühn, Klinik f. Neurologie, Charit Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Ivan Toni, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Niederlande
  • Prof. Dr. S. Bourgeois-Gironde, LEMMA Paris II, Inst. Jean-Nicod, ENS
  • Prof. M. W. Chee, Duke-NUS, Singapore
  • neuronale und neurochemische Grundlagen adaptiven, zielorientierten Verhaltens
  • Handlungsüberwachung, kognitive Kontrolle, Entscheidung
  • Störungen dieser Funktionen bei neurologischen und psychiatrischen Erkrankungen und ihre therapeutische Modulation
  • Integration multimodaler Methoden der kognitiven Neurowissenschaften
simultane EEG/fMRT Messungen
Datenanalyse mittels ICA
geboren 1970 in Berlin Studium der Humanmedizin in Pilsen (Karlsuniversität, Tschechische Republik) und Berlin (Charité, Humboldt Universität) Arzt im Praktikum in Neurologie, Lutherstadt Wittenberg

1998-2000 Promotion an Max-Planck-Institut für Neuropsychologische Forschung, Leipzig, und der Universität Leipzig
Thema: The role of retrieval inhibition in directed forgetting - an event-related brain potential study.

2000-2006 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Max-Planck-Institut für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften, Leipzig 2007 Habilitation an der Universität Leipzig
Thema: Functional neuroanatomy of performance monitoring: fMRI-, EEG-, and patient studies

2006-2010 Leiter der Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe Kognitive Neurologie am Max-Planck-Institut für Neurologische Forschung Köln

2009-2012 Professor für Biologische Psychologie (Lehrstuhl), Radboud Universität Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

 seit 2012 Professor für Neuropsychologie an der OvGU Magdeburg
im Nebenamt Professor of Cognitive Control, Radboud Universität Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

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