in press

preprints (& under review)

Lonsdorf, T.B., Gerlicher, A.M.V., Klingelhöfer-Jens, M. & Krypotos, A.M. (2021) Multiverse analyses for fear conditioning research. PsyArxiv,

Kuhn, M., Gerlicher A.M.V. & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2021) Navigating the manifold of skin conductance response quantification approaches. PsyArxiv,

key publications

 Lonsdorf, T. B., Klingelhöfer-Jens, M., Andreatta, M., Beckers, T., Chalkia, A., Gerlicher, A., Haaker, J., Jentsch, V., Meir Drexler, S., Mertens, G.,  Richter, J., Sjouwerman, R. & Wendt, J. & Merz, C. J. (2019) Navigating the garden of forking path for data exclusion in fear conditioning research. Elife, e52465

Kuhn, M., Wendt, J., Sjouwerman, R., Büchel, C., Hamm, A., & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2020) The neurofunctional basis of affective startle modulation in humans – evidence from combined facial EMG-fMRI, Biological Psychiatry, 87 (6), 548-558

Haaker, J., Maren, S.,  Andreatta, M., Merz, C.J., Richter, J., Richter, H., Meir Drexler, S.,  Lange, M., KJüngling, K., Nees, F., 
Seidenbecher, T.,  Fullana, M.A.,  Wotjak C., & Lonsdorf, T. B. (2019) Making translation work: Harmonizing cross-species methodology in the behavioural neuroscience of Pavlovian fear conditioning. Neuroscience Biobehavioral Reviews, 107:329-345

Lonsdorf, T.B., Menz M.M., Andreatta, Fullana, M.A., Golkar, A., Haaker, J., Heitland, I, Hermann, A., Kuhn, M., Kruse, O.,,  Meir- Drexler, S., Meulders, A., Nees, F., Pittig, A., Richter, J., Römer, S., Shiban, J., Schmitz, A.,  Benjamin Straube, B., Vervliet, B., Wendt, J., Baas, J. & Merz, C.J., Don’t fear ‘fear conditioning’: Methodological considerations for the design and analysis of studies on human fear acquisition, extinction, and return of fear, Neurocience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 77:247-285.

Lonsdorf, T.B. & Merz, C.J. (2017) More than just noise: Individual differences in fear acquisition, extinction and return of
fear in humans – Biological, experiential, temperamental factors, and methodological pitfalls, Neurocience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 80:703-728

Sjouwerman, R., Kuhn, M., Niehaus, J. & Lonsdorf, T.B. Don’t startle me – Interference of startle probe presentations and intermittent ratings with fear acquisition. Psychophysiology, 53(12):1889-1899. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12761

Lonsdorf T.B.*, Haaker J* & Kalisch R. (2014) Long-term expression of human contextual fear and extinction memories involves amygdala, hippocampus and ventromedial prefrontal cortex: a reinstatement study in two independent samples. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9(12):1973-83.

Haaker J., Gaburro S., Sah A., Gartmann N., Lonsdorf T.B., Meier K., Singewald N., Pape H-C., Morellini F. * & Kalisch R..* (2013). A single dose of L-DOPA makes extinction memories context-independent and prevents the return of fear. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 110(26):E2428-36

Lonsdorf  T.B., Weike A.I., Nikamo P., Schalling M., Hamm A.O. & Ohman A. (2009). Genetic Gating of Human Fear Learning and Extinction: Possible Implications for Gene-Environment Interaction in Anxiety Disorder. Psychological Science, 20(2), 198-206.