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Dr.
Ulrike Basten

Postdoctoral researcher

Contact

Institute for Psychology
Goethe University
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt/Main

+49 (0) 69 798 35338

CRC 1193 PROJECTS

Expertise

Cognitive Neuroscience

Neurocognitive mechanisms of resilience

Processing of affective information in the brain: cognitive biases towards positive vs. negative information; integration of positive and negative information in decision making

Cognitive and neural mechanisms of trait anxiety: cognitive performance; neural efficiency

The brain bases of intelligence: neural efficiency; brain network topology

Vita

Since 07/2011

Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Psychology, Neurocognitive Psychology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

07/2010 – 06/2011

Doctoral student, Institute for Psychology, Neurocognitive Psychology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

10/2006 – 06/2010

Doctoral student, Institute for Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany

07/2004 – 07/2006

Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, Dipl. Psych., University of Heidelberg, Germany

01/2004 – 06/2004

Psychology, University of Exeter, UK

10/2002 – 12/2003

Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany

10/2000 – 09/2002

Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Publications

Hilger K, Ekman M, Fiebach CJ, Basten U (2017) Intelligence is associated with the modular structure of intrinsic brain networks. Sci Rep 7:16088. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15795-7

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Hilger K, Ekman M, Fiebach CJ, Basten U (2017) Efficient hubs in the intelligent brain: Nodal efficiency of hub regions in the salience network is associated with general intelligence. Intelligence 60:10-25.

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Kalisch R, Baker D, Basten U, Boks M, Bonanno G, Brummelman E, Chmitorz A, Fernández G, Fiebach CJ, Galatzer-Levy I, Geuze E, Groppa S, Helmreich I, Hendler T, Hermans E, Jovanovic T, Kubiak T, Lieb K, Lutz B, Müller M, Murray R, Nievergelt C, Reif A, Roelofs K, Rutten B, Sander D, Schick A, Tüscher O, van Diest I, van Harmelen AL, Veer I, Vermetten E, Vinkers C, Wager T, Walter H, Wessa M, Wibral M, Kleim B (2017) The resilience framework as a strategy to combat stress-related disorders. Nat Hum Behav 1:784–790.

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Basten U, Hilger K, Fiebach CJ (2015) Where smart brains are different: A quantitative meta-analysis of functional and structural brain imaging studies on intelligence. Intelligence 51:10-27.

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Basten U, Stelzel C, Fiebach CJ (2012) Trait anxiety and the neural efficiency of manipulation in working memory. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 12:571-88.

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Basten U, Stelzel C, Fiebach CJ (2012) Trait anxiety modulates the neural efficiency of inhibitory control. J Cogn Neurosci 23(10):3132-45.

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Basten U*, Biele G*, Heekeren HR, Fiebach CJ (2010) How the brain integrates costs and benefits during decision making. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107:21767-72. *equal contribution

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Awards, Grants and Honor

2012

Ph.D. Award, Goethe University Frankfurt