Dr. rer. nat. Sebastian Schindler

Von-Esmarch-Str. 52
D-48149 Muenster

phone:   +49 (0) 251 / 83 - 52 789
fax:   +49 (0) 251 / 83 - 55 494



Papers in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Schindler, S.*, Bruchmann, M.*, Krasowski, C., Moeck, R., & Straube, T. (in press). Charged with a crime: The neuronal signature of processing negatively evaluated faces under different attentional conditions. Psychological Science
  2. Schindler, S., Wolf, M., Bruchmann, M., & Straube, T. (in press). Fearful face scrambles increase early visual sensory processing in the absence of face information. European Journal of Neuroscience
  3. Schindler, S., Höhner, A., Moeck, R., Bruchmann, M., & Straube, T. (in press). Let's talk about each other: Neural responses to dissenting personality evaluations based on real dyadic interactions. Psychological Science
  4. Schindler, S.*, Bruchmann, M.*, Gathmann, B., Moeck, R., & Straube, T. (2020). Effects of low-level visual information and perceptual load on P1 and N170 responses to emotional expressions. Cortex. doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2020.12.011
  5. Schindler, S., Gutewort, L., Bruchmann, M., Moeck, R., & Straube, T. (2020). Nonlinear effects of linearly increasing perceptual load on ERPs to emotional pictures. Cerebral Cortex Communications. doi.org/10.1093/texcom/tgaa040
  6. Schindler, S.*, Bruchmann, M.*, Steinweg, A.-L., Moeck, R., & Straube, T. (2020). Attentional conditions differentially affect early, intermediate and late neural responses to fearful and neutral faces. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsaa098
  7. Schindler, S., & Bublatzky, F. (2020). Attention and emotion: An integrative review of emotional face processing as a function of attention. Cortex. doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2020.06.010
  8. Schindler, S., Caldarone, F., Bruchmann, M., Moeck, R., & Straube, T. (2020). Time-dependent effects of perceptual load on processing fearful and neutral faces. Neuropsychologia, 146, 107529. doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107529
  9. Bruchmann, M.*, Schindler, S.*, & Straube, T. (2020). The spatial frequency spectrum of fearful faces modulates early and mid‐latency ERPs but not the N170. Psychophysiology, e13597. doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13597
  10. Schindler, S., & Straube, T. (2020). Selective visual attention to emotional pictures: Interactions of task-relevance and emotion are restricted to the Late Positive Potential. Psychophysiology, e13585. doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13585
  11. Schindler, S., Miller, G., & Kissler, J. (2019). Attending to Eliza: Brain signatures of rapid social prediction in virtual communication. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
  12. Klein, F., Schindler, S., Neuner, F., Rosner, R., Renneberg, B., Steil, R., & Iffland, B. (2019). Processing of affective words in adolescent PTSD – attentional bias towards social threat. Psychophysiology.
  13. Schindler, S., Bruchmann, M., Bublatzky, F., & Straube, T. (2019). Modulation of face- and emotion-selective ERPs by the three most common types of face image manipulations. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
  14. Schindler, S.*, Vormbrock, R.*, & Kissler, J. (2019). Emotion in Context: How Sender Predictability and Identity Affect Processing of Words as Imminent Personality Feedback. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00094
  15. Verschooren, S., Schindler, S., De Raedt, R., & Pourtois, G. (2019). Switching attention from internal to external information processing: A review of the literature and empirical support of the resource sharing account. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. doi.org/10.3758/s13423-019-01568-y
  16. Schindler, S., & Querengässer, J. (2019). Coping with sadness - How personality and emotion regulation strategies differentially predict the experience of induced emotions. Personality and Individual Differences, 136, 90–95. doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.01.050
  17. Schindler, S., Kruse, O., Start, K., & Kissler, J. (2019). Attributed social context and emotional content recruit frontal and limbic brain regions during virtual feedback processing. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. doi.org/10.3758/s13415-018-00660-5
  18. Schindler, S.*, Schettino, A.*, & Pourtois, G. (2018). Electrophysiological correlates of the interplay between low-level visual features and emotional content during word reading. Scientific Reports.
  19. Schindler, S., & Kissler, J. (2018). Too hard to forget? ERPs to remember, forget, and uninformative cues in the encoding phase of item-method directed forgetting. Psychophysiology. doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13207
  20. Schindler, S.*, Zell, E.*, Botsch, M., & Kissler, J. (2017). Differential effects of face-realism and emotion on event-related brain potentials and their implications for the uncanny valley theory. Scientific Reports, 7, 45003. doi.org/10.1038/srep45003
  21. Schindler, S. & Kissler, J. (2017). Language-based social feedback processing with randomized 'senders': An ERP study. Social Neuroscience, 0(0), 1–12. doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2017.1285249
  22. Junghöfer, M., Rehbein, M., Maitzen, J., Schindler, S., & Kissler, J. (2016). An evil face? - Verbal evaluative Multi-CS conditioning enhances face-evoked mid-latency magnetoencephalographic responses. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
  23. Schindler, S. & Kissler, J. (2016). Selective visual attention to emotional words: Early parallel frontal and visual activations followed by interactive effects in visual cortex. Human Brain Mapping. doi.org/10.1002/hbm.23261
  24. Schindler, S. & Kissler, J. (2016). People matter: Perceived sender identity modulates cerebral processing of socio-emotional language feedback. NeuroImage, 134, 160-169. doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.03.052
  25. Wolff, W.*, Schindler, S.*, Englert, C., Brand, R., & Kissler, J. (2016). Uninstructed BIAT faking when ego depleted or in normal state: differential effect on brain and behavior. BMC Neuroscience, 17(1), 18. doi.org/10.1186/s12868-016-0249-8
  26. Schindler, S., & Wolff, W. (2015). Cerebral correlates of automatic associations towards performance enhancing substances. Frontiers in Psychology.
  27. Zwissler, B.,* Schindler, S.*, Fischer, H., Plewnia, C., & Kissler, J. M. (2015). 'Forget me (not)?’ – Remembering forget-items versus un-cued items in directed forgetting. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1741. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01741
  28. Schindler, S.*, Wolff, W.*, Kissler, J. M., & Brand, R. (2015). Cerebral correlates of faking: Evidence from a Brief Implicit Association Test on Doping Attitudes. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9:139. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00139
  29. Klein, F., Iffland, B., Schindler, S., Wabnitz, P., & Neuner, F. (2015). This person is saying bad things about you: The influence of physically and socially threatening context information on the processing of inherently neutral faces. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience. doi.org/10.3758/s13415-015-0361-8
  30. Steppacher, I., Schindler, S., & Kissler, J. (2015). Higher, faster, worse? An event-related potentials study of affective picture processing in migraine. Cephalalgia. doi.org/10.1177/0333102415587705
  31. Wolff W., Schindler S., Brand R. (2015). The Effect of Implicitly Incentivized Faking on Explicit and Implicit Measures of Doping Attitude: When Athletes Want to Pretend an Even More Negative Attitude to Doping. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0118507. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118507
  32. Schindler, S., Wegrzyn, M., Steppacher, I., & Kissler, J. M. (2015). Perceived communicative context and emotional content amplify visual word processing in the fusiform gyrus. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(15): 6010-6019; doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3346-14.2015
  33. Schindler, S., Wegrzyn, M., Steppacher, I., & Kissler, J. M. (2014). It´s all in your head - how anticipating evaluation affects the processing of emotional trait adjectives. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01292
  34. Querengässer, J., & Schindler, S. (2014). Sad but true? - How induced emotional states differentially bias self-rated Big Five personality traits. BMC Psychology, 2:14.
  35. Zwissler, B., Sperber, C., Aigeldinger, S., Schindler, S., Kissler, J., & Plewnia, C. (2014). Shaping Memory Accuracy by Left Prefrontal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(11), 4022-4026. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.5407-13.2014.
  36. Schindler, S., Kissler, J., Kühl, K.-P., Hellweg, R., & Bengner, T.(2013). Using the yes/no recognition response pattern to detect memory malingering. BMC Psychology, 1:12.

* co-first authors

Chaired symposia

  1. Schindler, S., (2019). Electrocortical responses in emotion processing – Insights from healthy participants, amygdala-resection and psychopathological patients.
    59. Annual Meeting Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR), Washington DC, USA, 25.-29. September.
  2. Schindler, S., (2019). Processing of faces and emotional expressions under difficult conditions: unawareness, blindness, threat, or amygdala damage.
    Psychologie und Gehirn (PUG), Dresden, 19.-22. June.
  3. Schindler, S., (2018). Socio-affective influences on stimulus perception and memory formation.
    European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (ESCAN), Leiden, 18.-22. Juli.
  4. Schindler, S., & Rehbein, M. (2018). Biased emotion processing in affective disorders – Influences of learning experience, context information, and brain stimulation.
    European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (ESCAN), Leiden, 18.-22. Juli.
  5. Schindler, S., & Kissler, J. (2018, angenommen). Emotion in words: Shedding light on emotional language production, perception and evaluation.
    Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), 60. Jahrestreffen, Marburg, 11.-14. März.
  6. Schindler, S., & Kissler, J. (2017). Getting social – The impact of social presence on our perception, thoughts and behavior.
    Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR), 57. Jahrestreffen, Wien, 11.-15. Oktober.