Katharina Sophia Goerlich

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Alexithymia is a personality trait characterized by difficulties in the experience and cognitive processing of emotions. It is considered a risk factor for a range of psychiatric and neurological disorders. Functional neuroimaging studies investigating the neural correlates of alexithymia have reported inconsistent results. To integrate previous findings,(More)
BACKGROUND Alexithymia, a condition characterized by deficits in interpreting and regulating feelings, is a risk factor for a variety of psychiatric conditions. Little is known about how alexithymia influences the processing of emotions in music and speech. Appreciation of such emotional qualities in auditory material is fundamental to human experience and(More)
The phenomenon of affective priming has caught scientific interest for over 30 years, yet the nature of the affective priming effect remains elusive. This study investigated the underlying mechanism of cross-modal affective priming and the influence of affective incongruence in music and speech on negativities in the N400 time-window. In Experiment 1,(More)
BACKGROUND Alexithymia is a personality trait characterized by difficulties in the cognitive processing of emotions (cognitive dimension) and in the experience of emotions (affective dimension). Previous research focused mainly on visual emotional processing in the cognitive alexithymia dimension. We investigated the impact of both alexithymia dimensions on(More)
Die Parkinson-Erkrankung kann mit einer Reihe repetitiver, impulsassoziierter Verhaltensstörungen einhergehen, die schwerwiegende soziale, berufliche oder finanzielle Folgen nach sich ziehen können. Impulskontrollstörungen (pathologisches Glücksspiel, impulsives Essen oder Kaufen und Hypersexualität) treten bei ca. 13–14% der Parkinson-Patienten auf.(More)
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