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Publikationen der AG Motorische Kognition


  • Schmidt CC, Achilles EIS, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2022). Distinct cognitive components and their neural substrates underlying praxis and language deficits following left hemisphere stroke. Cortex, 146, 200-215.


  • Overhoff H, Ko YH, Feuerriegel D, Fink GR, Stahl J, Weiss PH, Bode S, Niessen E (2021). Neural correlates of metacognition across the adult lifespan. Neurobiology of Aging, 108, 34-46.


  • Kleineberg NN, Richter MK, Becker I, Weiss PH, Fink GR (2020). Verum versus sham tDCS in the treatment of stroke-induced apraxia: study protocol of the randomized controlled trial RAdiCS - "Rehabilitating (stroke-induced) Apraxia with direct Current Stimulation". Neurological Research and Practice, 2, 7.
  • Latarnik S, Wirth K, Held A, Kalbe E, Kessler J, Saliger J, Karbe H, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2020). Prävalenz und Charakteristika apraktischer Defizite bei links- und rechtshemisphärischen Schlaganfällen. Fortschritte der Neurologie-Psychiatrie, 88(4), 232-240.
  • Niessen E, Ant JM, Bode S, Saliger J, Karbe H, Fink GR, Stahl J, Weiss PH (2020). Preserved performance monitoring and error detection in left hemisphere stroke. NeuroImage: Clinical 27, 102307.
  • Schmidt CC, Timpert DC, Arend I, Vossel S, Fink GR, Henik A, Weiss PH (2020). Control of response interference: caudate nucleus contributes to selective inhibition. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 20977.
  • Ubben SD, Fink GR, Kaesberg S, Kalbe E, Kessler J, Vossel S, Weiss PH (2020). Deficient allo-centric visuospatial processing contributes to apraxic deficits in sub-acute right hemisphere stroke. Journal of Neuropsychology, 14(2), 242-259.


  • Achilles EIS, Ballweg CS, Niessen E, Kusch M, Ant JM, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2019). Neural correlates of differential finger gesture imitation deficits in left hemisphere stroke. NeuroImage: Clinical 23, 101915.
  • Ant JA, Niessen E, Achilles EIS, Saliger J, Karbe H, Weiss PH, Fink GR (2019). Anodal tDCS over left parietal cortex expedites recovery from stroke-induced apraxic imitation deficits: a pilot study. Neurological Research and Practice, 1, 38.
  • Dafsari HS, Dovern A, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2019). Deficient body structural description contributes to apraxic end-position errors in imitation. Neuropsychologia, 133, 107150.
  • Doppler CEJ, Meyer L, Dovern A, Stuehmer-Beckh J, Weiss PH, Fink GR (2019). Differential impact of social and monetary reward on procedural learning and consolidation in aging and its structural correlates. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 11, 188.


  • Kleineberg NN, Dovern A, Binder E, Grefkes C, Eickhoff SB, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2018). Action and semantic tool knowledge - effective connectivity in the underlying neural networks. Human Brain Mapping, 39(9), 3473-3486.
  • Kusch M, Gillessen S, Saliger J, Karbe H, Binder E, Fink GR, Vossel S, Weiss PH (2018). Reduced awareness for apraxic deficits in left-hemisphere stroke. Neuropsychology, 32(4), 509-515.
  • Kusch M, Schmidt CC, Göden L, Tscherpel C, Stahl J, Saliger J, Karbe H, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2018). Recovery from apraxic deficits and its neural correlate. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 36(6), 669-678.
  • Schmidt CC, Timpert DC, Arend I, Vossel S, Dovern A, Saliger J, Karbe H, Fink GR, Henik A, Weiss PH (2018). Preserved but less efficient control of response interference after unilateral lesions of the striatum. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12, 414.


  • Binder E, Dovern A, Hesse MD, Ebke M, Karbe H, Saliger J, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2017). Lesion evidence for a human mirror neuron system. Cortex, 90, 125-137.
  • Dovern A, Niessen E, Ant JM, Saliger J, Karbe H, Fink GR, Koch I, Weiss PH (2017). Timing independent spatial motor sequence learning is preserved in left hemisphere stroke. Neuropsychologia, 106, 322–327.
  • Martin M, Hermsdörfer J, Bohlhalter S, Weiss PH (2017). Networks involved in motor cognition: physiology and pathophysiology of apraxia. Nervenarzt, 88(8), 858-865.
  • Niessen E, Fink GR, Hoffmann HE, Weiss PH, Stahl J (2017). Error detection across the adult lifespan: electrophysiological evidence for age-related deficits. NeuroImage, 152, 517-529.


  • Achilles EIS, Fink GR, Fischer MH, Dovern A, Held A, Timpert DC, Schroeter C, Schuetz K, Kloetzsch C, Weiss PH (2016). Effect of meaning on apraxic finger imitation deficits. Neuropsychologia, 82, 74-83.
  • Dovern A, Fink GR, Timpert DC, Saliger J, Karbe H, Weiss PH, Koch I (2016). Timing matters? Learning of complex spatio-temporal sequences in left-hemisphere stroke patients. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(2): 223-236.
  • Fink GR, Grefkes C, Weiss PH (2016). New hope for ameliorating stroke-induced deficits? Brain, 139(Pt 4), 1002-1004.
  • Orgs G, Dovern A, Hagura N, Haggard P, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2016). Constructing visual perception of body movement with the motor cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 26, 440-449.
  • Weiss PH, Ubben SD, Kaesberg S, Kalbe E, Kessler J, Liebig T, Fink GR (2016). Where language meets meaningful action: a combined behavior and lesion analysis of aphasia and apraxia. Brain Structure and Function, 221, 563-576.
  • Wirth K, Held A, Kalbe E, Kessler J, Saliger J, Karbe H, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2016). Das revidierte Kölner Apraxie Screening (KAS-R) als diagnostisches Verfahren für Patienten mit rechtshemisphärischem Schlaganfall / A new diagnostic tool for apraxia in patients with right-hemispheric stroke: The revised Cologne Apraxia Screening (KAS-R). Fortschritte Neurologie Psychiatrie, 84(10), 633-639.


  • Baak B, Bock O, Dovern A, Saliger J, Karbe H, Weiss PH (2015). Deficits of reach-to-grasp coordination following stroke: comparison of instructed and natural movements. Neuropsychologia, 77, 1-9.
  • Timpert DC, Weiss PH, Vossel S, Dovern A, Fink GR (2015). Apraxia and spatial inattention dissociate in left hemisphere stroke. Cortex, 71, 349-358.
  • Weiss PH, Herzog J, Pötter-Nerger M, Falk D, Herzog H, Deuschl G, Volkmann J, Fink GR (2015). Subthalamic nucleus stimulation improves Parkinsonian gait via brainstem locomotor centers. Movement Disorders, 30(8), 1121-1125.


  • Niessen E, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2014). Apraxia, pantomime and the parietal cortex. NeuroImage Clinical, 5, 42-52.
  • Weiss-Blankenhorn PH, Eschenbeck P (2014). Kölner Apraxie-Screening - Praktisch bei Apraxie. ErgoPraxis, 7, 38-39.


  • Weiss PH, Achilles EIS, Moos K, Hesse MD, Sparing R, Fink GR (2013). Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of left parietal cortex facilitates gesture processing in healthy subjects. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 19205-19211.


  • Dovern A, Fink GR, Weiss PH (2012). Diagnosis and treatment of upper limb apraxia: a review. Journal of Neurology, 259, 1269-1283.
  • Tomasino B, Weiss PH, Fink GR (2012). Imagined tool-use in near and far space modulates the extra-striate body area. Neuropsychologia, 50, 2467-2476.


  • Dovern A, Fink GR, Saliger J, Karbe H, Koch I, Weiss PH (2011). Apraxia impairs intentional retrieval of incidentally acquired motor knowledge. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(22), 8102– 8108.


  • Tomasino B, Weiss PH, Fink GR (2011). To move or not to move: imperatives modulate action-related verb processing in the motor system. Neuroscience, 169(1), 246-258.


  • Weiss PH, Rahbari NN, Hesse MD, Fink GR (2008). Deficient sequencing of pantomimes in apraxia. Neurology, 70, 834-840.


  • Assmus A, Giessing C, Weiss PH, Fink GR (2007). Functional interactions during the retrieval of conceptual action knowledge: an fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19(6), 1004-1012.
  • Tomasino B, Werner CJ, Weiss PH, Fink GR (2007). Stimulus properties are more important than perspective: an fMRI study on mental imagery and silent reading of action words. NeuroImage, 36, T128-141.


  • Weiss PH, Rahbari NN, Lux S, Pietrzyk U, Noth J, Fink GR (2006). Processing the spatial configuration of complex actions involves right posterior parietal cortex: an fMRI study with clinical implications. Human Brain Mapping, 27, 1004-1014.


  • Rumiati RI, Weiss PH, Tessari A, Assmus A, Zilles K, Herzog H, Fink GR (2005). Common and differential neural mechanisms supporting imitation of meaningful and meaningless actions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17(9), 1420-1431.


  • Rumiati RI, Weiss PH, Shallice T, Ottoboni G, Noth J, Zilles K, Fink GR (2004). Neural basis of pantomiming the use of visually presented objects. NeuroImage, 21, 1224-1231.


  • Weiss PH, Marshall JC, Zilles K, Fink GR (2003). Are action and perception in near and far space additive or interactive factors? NeuroImage, 18, 837-846.


  • Grefkes C, Weiss PH, Zilles K, Fink GR (2002). Crossmodal processing of object features in human anterior intraparietal cortex: an fMRI study implies equivalencies between humans and monkeys. Neuron, 35, 173-184.


  • Weiss PH, Dohle C, Binkofski F, Schnitzler A, Freund H-J, Hefter H (2001). Motor impairment in patients with parietal lesions: disturbances of meaningless arm movement sequences. Neuropsychologia, 39, 397-405.


  • Weiss PH, Jeannerod M, Paulignan Y, Freund H-J (2000). Is the organisation of goal directed action modality specific? A common temporal structure. Neuropsychologia, 38, 1136-1147.
  • Weiss PH, Marshall JC, Wunderlich G, Tellmann L, Halligan PW, Freund H-J, Zilles K, Fink GR (2000). Neural consequences of acting in near versus far space: a physiological basis for clinical dissociations. Brain, 123, 2531-2541.