Sabine C. Koch

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BACKGROUND Neurological abnormalities including a variety of subtle deficits such as discrete impairments in sensory integration, motor coordination (MOCO), and sequencing of complex motor acts are frequently found in patients with schizophrenia (SZ) and commonly referred to as neurological soft signs (NSS). Asperger-syndrome (AS) is characterized by(More)
Non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is gaining significant attention in the field of tissue engineering, since it can provide valuable information on in vitro production parameters and in vivo performance. It can e.g. be used to monitor the morphology, location and function of the regenerated tissue, the integrity, remodeling and resorption of the(More)
Body feedback is the proprioceptive feedback that denominates the afferent information from position and movement of the body to the central nervous system. It is crucial in experiencing emotions, in forming attitudes and in regulating emotions and behavior. This paper investigates effects of dynamic body feedback on affect and attitudes, focusing on the(More)
1 Monitoring students' collaboration in computer-mediated collaborative problem-solving: feedback approaches. Abstract The research describes a methodology for applying design-and management-based scaffolding techniques aimed to enhance cooperative behaviour. Based on assumptions of how successful online learning groups act together we developed(More)
1 The studies carried out belong to a psycholinguist project at the University of Heidelberg as part of a larger interdisciplinary national project (DFG) about the societal change of women's role in the workplace. Abstract: In two projects at the University of Heidel-berg we tested the video analysis software THEME (MAGNUSSON, 1997) in order to identify(More)
OBJECTIVE Negative symptoms of patients with Schizophrenia are resistant to medical treatment or conventional group therapy. Understanding schizophrenia as a form of disembodiment of the self, a number of scientists have argued that the approach of embodiment and associated embodied therapies, such as Dance and Movement Therapy (DMT) or Body Psychotherapy(More)
From the 1970s on, case studies reported the effectiveness of therapeutic mirroring in movement with children with autism spectrum disorder. In this feasibility study, we tested a dance movement therapy intervention based on mirroring in movement in a population of 31 young adults with autism spectrum disorder (mainly high-functioning and Asperger's(More)