Kalenscher T (2019) Cognitive Neuroscience: No gain, much pain. Current Biology 29:918-920. undefinedpdf

Archambault C, Kalenscher T, De Laat J (in press) Generosity and livelihoods: experimental evidence on the multidimensional nature of sharing among the Kenyan Maasai. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. For preprint, please contact undefinedus.

Schönfeld LM, Zech MP, Schäble S, Wöhr M, Kalenscher T (in press) Lesions of the rat basolateral amygdala reduce the behavioral response to ultrasonic vocalizations. Behavioral Brain Research. For preprint, please contact undefinedus.

Kalenscher T, Schönfeld L, Löbner S, Wöhr M, van Berkel M, Zech M, van Wingerden M (in press) Rat ultrasonic vocalizations as social reinforcers – implications for a multilevel model of the cognitive representation of action and rats' social world. Proceedings in Cognitive Structures. For preprint, please contact undefinedus.

Oberließen L, Kalenscher T (2019) Social and Non-social Mechanisms of Inequity Aversion in Non-human Animals. Front Behav Neurosci 13:1-11. undefinedpdf

Studer B, Koch C, Knecht S, Kalenscher T (2019) Conquering the inner couch potato: precommitment is an effective strategy to enhance motivation for effortful actions. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 374:20180131. undefinedpdf


Kalenscher T (2019) Die Neurobiologie der Urteilsfindung. Oder: Was hat das Frühstück mit richterlichen Entscheidungen zu tun? Betrifft Justiz 137: 27-35. For reprint, please contact undefinedus.



Kalenscher T (2018) Die Neurobiologie der Urteilsfindung. Justice - Justiz - Giustizia 3:1-13. undefinedpdf

Margittai Z, Van Wingerden M, Schnitzler A, Joels M, Kalenscher T (2018) Dissociable roles of glucocorticoid and noradrenergic activation on social discounting. Psychoneuroendocrinology 90:22-28. undefinedpdf


Margittai Z, Nave G, Van Wingerden M, Schnitzler A, Schwabe L, Kalenscher T (2018) Combined Effects of Glucocorticoid and Noradrenergic Activity on Loss Aversion. Neuropsychopharmacology 43:334-341. undefinedpdf


Seinstra M, Sellitto M, Kalenscher T (2018) Rate maximization and hyperbolic discounting in human experiential intertemporal decision making. Behavioral Ecology. 29(1):193-203. undefinedpdf


Camilleri JA, Muller VI, Fox P, Laird AR, Hoffstaedter F, Kalenscher T, Eickhoff SB (2018) Definition and characterization of an extended multiple-demand network. NeuroImage 165:138-147. undefinedpdf


Hernandez-Lallement J, van Wingerden M, Kalenscher T (2018) Towards an animal model of callousness. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 91:121-129. & undefinedpdf



Soutschek A, Burke CJ, Beharelle AR, Schreiber R, Weber SC, Karipidis I, ten Velden J, Weber B, Haker H, Kalenscher T, Tobler PN (2017) The dopaminergic reward system underpins gender differences in social preferences  Nature Human Behaviour. Online Publication. undefinedpdf


Pläschke RN et al. (2017) On the integrity of functional brain networks in schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and advanced age: Evidence from connectivity-based single-subject classification. Hum Brain Mapp. Published online ahead of print. undefinedpdf


Schönfeld, L. M., Jahanshahi, A., Lemmens, E., Bauwens, M., Hescham, S. A., Schipper, S., ... & Temel, Y. Motor cortex stimulation does not lead to functional recovery after experimental cortical injury in rats. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 1-11.


Kalenscher T (2017) Social psychology: love thy stranger as thyself. Nature Human Behaviour 04:Article no. 0108. undefinedpdf


Soutschek A., Ugazio G., Crockett M. J., Ruff C. C., Kalenscher T., Tobler P. N. (2017) Binding oneself to the mast: stimulating frontopolar cortex enhances precommitment. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Published online ahead of print. undefinedpdf


Hernandez-Lallement J, van Wingerden M, Schable S, Kalenscher T (2017) A Social Reinforcement Learning Hypothesis of Mutual Reward Preferences in Rats. Curr Top Behav Neurosci 30:159-176. undefinedget the paper here



Soutschek A., Ruff C. C., Strombach T.,  Kalenscher T., Tobler P. N. (2016). Brain stimulation reveals crucial role of overcoming self-centeredness in self-control. Science Advances. 2(10). e1600992. undefinedLlnk


Strombach T., Margittai Z., Gorczyca B., Kalenscher T. (2016). Gender-Specific Effects of Cognitive Load on Social Discounting. PLoS One. 11:e0165289. undefinedLink


Seinstra, M., Wojtecki, L., Storzer, L., Schnitzler, A., & Kalenscher, T. (2016). No effect of subthalamic deep brain stimulation on intertemporal decision making in Parkinson patients. eneuro, ENEURO-0019. undefinedLlnk


Lange-Asschenfeldt, C., Schäble, S., Suvorava, T., Fahimi, E. G., Bisha, M., Stermann, T., Henning, U. & Kojda, G. (2016). Effects of varenicline on alpha4-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptor expression and cognitive performance in mice. Neuropharmacology107, 100-110.  undefinedLink


Trossbach, S. V., Bader, V., Hecher, L., Pum, M. E., Masoud, S. T., Prikulis, I., ... Schäble, S. .... & Chwiesko, C. (2016). Misassembly of full-length Disrupted-in-Schizophrenia 1 protein is linked to altered dopamine homeostasis and behavioral deficits. Molecular psychiatryundefinedLink


Müller-Schiffmann, A., Herring, A., Abdel-Hafiz, L., Chepkova, A. N., Schäble, S., Wedel, D., ... & Sergeeva, O. A. (2016). Amyloid-β dimers in the absence of plaque pathology impair learning and synaptic plasticity. Brain, awv355. undefined Link


Oberließen L, Hernandez-Lallement J, Schäble S, van Wingerden M, Seinstra M, Kalenscher T (2016) Inequity aversion in rats, Rattus norvegicus. Anim Behav 115:157-166.  undefinedLink


Margittai Z, Nave G, Strombach T, Van Wingerden M, Schwabe L, Kalenscher T (2016) Exogenous cortisol causes a shift from deliberative to intuitive thinking. Psychoneuroendocrinology 64:131-135. undefinedLink


Hernandez-Lallement, J., van Wingerden, M., Schäble, S., & Kalenscher, T. (2016). Basolateral amygdala lesions abolish mutual reward preferences in rats. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 127, 1-9. undefinedLink




Seinstra M, Grzymek K, Kalenscher T (2015) Gender-Specific Differences in the Relationship between Autobiographical Memory and Intertemporal Choice in Older Adults. PLoS One 10:e0137061. undefinedLink


Magittai Z., Strombach T., Van Wingerden M., Joels M., Schwabe L., Kalenscher T. (2015) A Friend in Need: Time-Dependent Effects of Stress on Social Discounting in Men. Hormones and Behaviour 73:75-82. undefinedLink


Van Wingerden M., Marx C., Kalenscher T. (2015). Budget constraints affect male rats' choices between differently priced commodities. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129581. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129581 undefinedLink


Strombach T, Weber B, Hangebrauk Z, Kenning P, Karipidis, II, Tobler PN, Kalenscher T (2015) Social discounting involves modulation of neural value signals by temporoparietal junction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:1619-1624.undefined Link


Hernandez-Lallement, Van Wingerden M., Marx C., Srejic M. , Kalenscher T. (2015) Rats prefer mutual rewards in a prosocial choice task. Frontiers in Neuroscience 8:1-9.undefined Link



Trossbach S. V., Fehsel K., Henning U., Winterer G., Luckhaus C., Schäble S., Silva M. A., Korth C. (2014) Peripheral DISC1 protein levels as a trait marker for schizophrenia and modulating effects of nicotine. Behavioral Brain Research. 8:275C:176-182 undefinedLink


Strombach T., Jin J., Weber B., Kenning P., Shen Q., Ma Q., Kalenscher T. (2014). Charity begins at Home: Cultural Differences in Social Discounting and Generosity. Behavioral Decision Making; doi: 10.1002/bdm.1802 undefinedLink


Kalenscher T. (2014) Attitude toward health insurance in developing countries from a decision-making perspective. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics. 73:174-193 Link


Kalenscher T. (2014) Decision-Making and Neuroeconomics. In: eLS. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. undefinedLink


van Wingerden M., van der Meij R., Kalenscher T., Maris E., Pennartz C. M. (2014) Phase-Amplitude Coupling in Rat Orbitofrontal Cortex Discriminates between Correct and Incorrect Decisions during Associative Learning. Journal of Neuroscience 34:493-505. undefinedLink


Hernandez Lallement J., Kuss K., Trautner P., Weber B., Falk A., Fliessbach K. (2014). Effort increases sensitivity to reward and loss magnitude in the human brain. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 9(3): 342-349. undefinedLink



Haushofer J., Cornelisse S., Seinstra M., Fehr E., Joels M., Kalenscher T. (2013) No Effects of Psychosocial Stress on Intertemporal Choice. PLoS One 8:e78597. undefinedLink


Kalenscher T., Strombach T. (2013). Die Macht der Versuchung. Gehirn und Geist 10/2013. undefinedLink


de Souza Silva MA, Lenz B, Rotter A, Biermann T, Peters O, Ramirez A, Jessen F, Maier W, Hüll M, Schröder J, Frölich L, Teipel S, Gruber O, Kornhuber J, Huston JP, Müller CP, Schäble S. (2013). Neurokinin3 receptor as a target to predict and improve learning and memory in the aged organism. PNAS; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1306884110 undefined Link


Crockett M. J., Braams B., Clark L., Tobler P. N., Robbins T. W., Kalenscher T. (2013). Restricting temptations: neural mechanisms of precommitment. Neuron 7:391-401. undefinedLink


Vinkers C. H., Zorn J. V., Cornelisse S., Koot S., Houtepen L. C., Olivier B., Verster J. C., Kahn R. S., Boks M. P., Kalenscher T., Joels M. (2013). Time-dependent changes in altruistic punishment following stress. Psychoneutoendocrinology 38:1467-1475 undefinedLink



Van Wingerden, M. and T. Kalenscher (2012). Animal decisions - a look across the fence. Frontiers in Neuroscience 6: 142. undefinedLink


Hagen E.H., Chater N., Gallistel C.R., Houston A., Kacelnik A., Kalenscher T., Nettle D., Oppenheimer D., Stephens DW (2012). Decision Making: what can evolution do for us? In: Evolving the Mechanisms of Decision Making: Toward a Darwinian Decision Theory (Hammerstein P, Stevens JR, eds). Frankfurt a.M.: Strüngmann Forum Reports. undefinedLink

van Wingerden, M., Vinck, M., Tijms, V., Ferreira, I.R.S., Jonker, A.J., Pennartz, C.M.A. (2012). NMDA Receptors Control Cue-Outcome Selectivity and Plasticity of Orbitofrontal Firing Patterns during Associative Stimulus-Reward Learning, Neuron 76, 813-825 undefinedLink

Marx, C., Lex B., Calaminus C., Hauber W., Backes H., Neumaier B., Mies G., Graf R., Endepols H. et al. (2012). Conflict Processing in the Rat Brain: Behavioral Analysis and Functional muPET Imaging Using [F]Fluorodeoxyglucose. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 6: 4. undefinedLink



Kalenscher, T. and M. van Wingerden (2011). Why we should use animals to study economic decision making - a perspective. Frontiers in human Neuroscience 5: 82. pdf

 Vinck, M., Oostenveld, R., van Wingerden, M., Battaglia, F., & Pennartz, C. (2011). An improved index of phase-synchronization for electrophysiological data in the presence of volume-conduction, noise and sample-size bias. Neuroimage, 55(4), 1548-1565. pdf

Pennartz C.M., van Wingerden M., Vinck M. (2011). Population coding and neural rhythmicity in the orbitofrontal cortex. Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences 1239:149-161. pdf



Kalenscher, T., Tobler, P. N., Huijbers, W., Daselaar, S. M., & Pennartz, C. M. (2010). Neural signatures of intransitive preferences. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 4. pdf

Kalenscher T., Lansink C.S., Lankelma J.V., Pennartz C.M. (2010) Reward-associated gamma oscillations in ventral striatum are regionally differentiated and modulatelocal firing activity. Journal of Neurophysiology 103:1658–1672. pdf

van der Meer MA, Kalenscher, T., Lansink, C.S., Pennartz, C. M., Berke, JD., Redish, A.D.(2010) Integrating early results on ventral striatal gamma oscillations in the rat. Frontiers in Neuroscience 4:300. pdf

van Wingerden M, Vinck M, Lankelma J, Pennartz C. M. (2010) Theta-band phase locking of orbitofrontal neurons during reward expectancy. Journal of Neuroscience 30:7078–7087. pdf


van Wingerden, M., Vinck, M., Lankelma, J. V., & Pennartz, C. M. (2010). Learning-Associated Gamma-Band Phase-Locking of Action–Outcome Selective Neurons in Orbitofrontal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(30), 10025-10038. pdf

Vinck, M., van Wingerden, M., Womelsdorf, T., Fries, P., Pennatz, CMA. (2010). The pairwise phase consistency: A bias-free measure of rhythmic neuronal synchronization. NeuroImage 51(1): 112-122.  pdf



Kalenscher T. (2009). Decision-making and neuroeconomics. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester


Battaglia F.P., Kalenscher T., Cabral H., Winkel J., Bos J., et al. (2009). The Lantern: An ultra-light micro-drive for multi-tetrode recordings in mice and other small animals. Journal of Neuroscience: Methods 178, 291-300. pdf



Kalenscher T, Tobler P.N. (2008). Interdisciplinary perspectives on decision making (Editorial). Cognitive Affective Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 345-347. pdf


Tobler, P. N., Kalis, A., Kalenscher, T. (2008). The role of moral utility in decision making: an interdisciplinary framework. Cognitive Affective Behavioral Neuroscience 8(4): 390-401. pdf


Kretzschmar C, Kalenscher T, Güntürkün O, Kaernbach C (2008). Echoic memory in pigeons. Behavioral Processes, 79, 105-110. pdf


Kalenscher, T., Pennartz C.M.A (2008). Is a bird in the hand worth two in the future? The neuroeconomics of intertemporal decision-making. Progress in Neurobiology 84(3): 284-315. pdf

Kalenscher T, Tobler P.N.(2008). Comparing Risky and Inter-Temporal Decisions: Views from Psychology, Ecology and Microeconomics. In: Hoffmann KP (ed.), Psychology of Decision Making in Economics, Business and Finance, pp 111-135. New York: Nova Science Publishers



Tobler, P. N., T. Kalenscher (2007). Awfully afraid? Dissociating decision- from motor- and sensory-related brain activation during perceptual choices. Journal of Neuroscience 27(23): 6081-6082.



Kalenscher, T. (2007). Decision making: don't risk a delay. Current Biology 17(2): R58-61. Kalenscher T (2007). Choosing is feeling - the cognitive neuroscience of decision making. Lancet Neurology, 6, 26-27. pdf



Kalenscher T, Ohmann T, Windmann S, Freund N, Güntürkün O (2006). Single forebrain neurons represent interval timing and reward amount during response scheduling. European Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 2923-2931. pdf


Kalenscher T, Ohmann T, Güntürkün O (2006). The neuroscience of impulsive and self-controlled decisions. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 62, 203-211. pdf


Kalenscher T, Güntürkün O, Calabrese P, Gehlen W, Diekamp B (2005). Neural correlates of a default response in a Go-NoGo task. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 84, 521-535. pdf


Kalenscher T, Windmann S, Diekamp B, Rose J, Güntürkün O, Colombo M (2005). Single units in the pigeon brain integrate reward amount and time-to-reward in an impulsive choice task. Current Biology, 15, 594-602. pdf


Comment in: Stuphorn V (2005). Neuroeconomics: The shadow of the future. Current Biology, 15, R247-R249. pdf



Richter S, Maschke M, Timmann D, Konczak J, Kalenscher T, Illenberger AR, Kalveram KT (2004). Adaptive Behaviour of Cerebellar Patients During Exposure to Unfamiliar External Forces. Journal of Motor Behavior, 36, 28-39. pdf


Kalenscher, T., Diekamp, B., Güntürkün, O. (2003). Neural architecture of choice behaviour in a concurrent interval schedule. European Journal of Neuroscience 18(9): 2627-2637. pdf


Kalenscher, T., Kalveram, K. T., Konczak, J.(2003). Effects of two different dynamic environments on force adaptation: exposure to a new force but not the preceding force experience accounts for transition- and after-effects. Motor Control 7(3): 242-263. pdf


Keller I, Makipaa A, Kalenscher T, Kalache A (2002). Global Survey on Geriatrics in the Medical Curriculum. World Health Organization, Geneva. undefinedpdf


Before 2002

Taylor JG, Jäncke L, Shah NJ, Nösselt T, Schmitz N, Himmelbach M, Kalenscher T, Müller-Gärtner HW (1998). A Three Stage Model of Awareness: Formulation and Initial Experimental Support. Neuroreport, 9, 1787-1792. pdf


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