in press

Klingelhöfer-Jens, M., Ehlers, M.R., Kuhn, M., Keynaniyan, V. & Lonsdorf, T.B. Robust group-but limited individual-level (longitudinal) reliability and insights into cross-phases response prediction of conditioned fear (Elife, in press)

Parsons, S. , Elsherif, M., Guay, S: , Shahim A., Govaart, G., Norris, E., O’Mahony, A. , Parker, A., Todorovic, A., Pennington, C. , Garcia-Pelegrin, E., Lazić, A. , Robertson, O. , Middleton, S., Valentini, B., McCuaig, J., Baker, B., Collins, E. , Fillon A., Lonsdorf, T.B., …[89 additional authors] … , Aczel, B. (2022) A Community-Sourced Glossary of Open Scholarship Terms, Nature Human Behavior (2022, in press)

Lonsdorf, T.B., Hartwigsen, G., Kübler, A., Merz, C., Schmitt, B., Sperl, M.F.J, & Feld, G. (2022) Mehr als nur fragwürdig: Reproduzierbarkeit und Open Science in der Lehre aus Sicht der Biologischen Psychologie und Neuropsychologie, Psychologische Rundschau. 73(1), 30-33. (2022, in press)

Sjouwerman, R. & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2022) A data multiverse analysis investigating non-model based SCR quantification approaches. Psychophysiology (in press) 

Lonsdorf, T.B., Gerlicher, A.M.V., Klingelhöfer-Jens, M. & Krypotos, A.M. (2022) Multiverse analyses for fear conditioning research. BRAT (in press)

Kuhn, M., Gerlicher A.M.V. & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2022) Navigating the manifold of skin conductance response quantification approaches. Psychophysiology (in press)

Klingelhöfer-Jens, M., Morriss, J. & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2022) Effects of intolerance of uncertainty on subjective and psychophysiological measures during fear acquisition and delayed extinction, Int. J. Psychophysiology (in press)

Meier, M., Lonsdorf, T.B., Lupien, S.J., Stalder, T., Laufer, S., Sicorello, M., Linz, R., & Puhlman, L. (2022) Open and reproducible science practices in psychoneuroendocrinology: opportunities to foster scientific progress, Comprehensive Psychoendocrinology (in press)


under review and in revision (all manuscripts available as preprints)

Sjouwerman, R. & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2021) Systematically investigating the role of context on effect replicability in reinstatement of fear in humans (in revision @BRAT)


Wendt, J., Kuhn, M., Hamm, A., & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2022) The primary startle response pathway and its affective modulation in humans: Recent advances and implications for clinical research (under review)

Werner, F., Klingelhöfer-Jens, M., Schümann, D., Gamer, M., Kalisch, R., Sommer, T & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2022) Limited temporal stability of the Spielberger State-Trait Inventory over 3.5 years (under review)

Koppold, A., Kastrinogiannis, A., Kuhn, M. & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2022) Watching with Argus Eyes: Characterization of emotional and physiological responding in adults exposed to childhood maltreatment and/or recent adversity (in revision)

Ehlers, M.R. & Lonsdorf, T.B. (2022) Translating FAIR data sharing guidelines to field specific ationables in 10 simple steps – towards a dynamically growing fear database (FEAR BASE) (under review)


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.