MEG Core Structure: Publications




  • Grent-'t-Jong T, Rivolta D, Gross J, Gajwani R, Lawrie SM, Schwannauer M, Heidegger T, Wibral M, Singer W, Sauer A, Scheller B, Uhlhaas PJ. Acute ketamine dysregulates task-related gamma-band oscillations in thalamo-cortical circuits in schizophrenia. BRAIN. 2018.

  • Merkel N, Wibral M, Bland G, Singer W. Endogenously generated gamma-band oscillations in early visual cortex: A neurofeedback study. HUM BRAIN MAPP. 2018.

  • Wilting J, Dehning J, Pinheiro Neto J, Rudelt L, Wibral M, Zierenberg J, Priesemann V. Operating in a Reverberating Regime Enables Rapid Tuning of Network States to Task Requirements. FRONT SYST NEUROSCI. 2018;12:55.

  • Brodski-Guerniero A, Naumer MJ, Moliadze V, Chan J, Althen H, Ferreira-Santos F, Lizier JT, Schlitt S, Kitzerow J, Schütz M, Langer A, Kaiser J, Freitag CM, Wibral M. Predictable information in neural signals during resting state is reduced in autism spectrum disorder. HUM BRAIN MAPP. 2018;39(8):3227-3240.

  • Grent-'t-Jong T, Gross J, Goense J, Wibral M, Gajwani R, Gumley AI, Lawrie SM, Schwannauer M, Schultze-Lutter F, Navarro Schröder T, Koethe D, Leweke FM, Singer W, Uhlhaas PJ. Resting-state gamma-band power alterations in schizophrenia reveal E/I-balance abnormalities across illness-stages. ELIFE. 2018;7.

  • García-Rosales F, Beetz MJ, Cabral-Calderin Y, Kössl M, Hechavarria JC. Neuronal coding of multiscale temporal features in communication sequences within the bat auditory cortex. Commun Biol. 2018 Nov 20;1:200.
  • García-Rosales F, Martin LM, Beetz MJ, Cabral-Calderin Y, Kössl M, Hechavarria JC. Low-Frequency Spike-Field Coherence Is a Fingerprint of Periodicity Coding in the Auditory Cortex. iScience. 2018 Nov 30;9:47-62.


  • Wollstadt P, Sellers KK, Rudelt L, Priesemann V, Hutt A, Fröhlich F, Wibral M. Breakdown of local information processing may underlie isoflurane anesthesia effects. PLOS COMPUT BIOL. 2017;13(6):e1005511.

  • Sauer A, Zeev-Wolf M, Grent-'t-Jong T, Recasens M, Wacongne C, Wibral M, Helbling S, Peled A, Grinshpoon A, Singer W, Goldstein A, Uhlhaas PJ. Impairment in predictive processes during auditory mismatch negativity in ScZ: Evidence from event-related fields. HUM BRAIN MAPP. 2017;38(10):5082-5093.

  • Brodski-Guerniero A, Paasch GF, Wollstadt P, Özdemir I, Lizier JT, Wibral M. Information-Theoretic Evidence for Predictive Coding in the Face-Processing System. J NEUROSCI. 2017;37(34):8273-8283.

  • Costa GN, Duarte JV, Martins R, Wibral M, Castelo-Branco M. Interhemispheric Binding of Ambiguous Visual Motion Is Associated with Changes in Beta Oscillatory Activity but Not with Gamma Range Synchrony. J COGNITIVE NEUROSCI. 2017;29(11):1829-1844.

  • Reitz SC, Hof SM, Fleischer V, Brodski A, Gröger A, Gracien RM, Droby A, Steinmetz H, Ziemann U, Zipp F, Deichmann R, Klein JC. Multi-parametric quantitative MRI of normal appearing white matter in multiple sclerosis, and the effect of disease activity on T2. BRAIN IMAGING BEHAV. 2017;11(3):744-753.

  • Sebastian A, Rössler K, Wibral M, Mobascher A, Lieb K, Jung P, Tüscher O. Neural Architecture of Selective Stopping Strategies: Distinct Brain Activity Patterns Are Associated with Attentional Capture But Not with Outright Stopping. J NEUROSCI. 2017;37(40):9785-9794.

  • Wibral M, Priesemann V, Kay JW, Lizier JT, Phillips WA. Partial information decomposition as a unified approach to the specification of neural goal functions. BRAIN COGNITION. 2017;Mar;112::25-38.

  • Hirvonen J, Wibral M, Palva JM, Singer W, Uhlhaas P, Palva S. Whole-Brain Source-Reconstructed MEG-Data Reveal Reduced Long-Range Synchronization in Chronic Schizophrenia. eNeuro. 2017;4(5).


  • Grent-'t-Jong T, Rivolta D, Sauer A, Grube M, Singer W, Wibral M, Uhlhaas PJ.MEG-measured visually induced gamma-band oscillations in chronic schizophrenia: Evidence for impaired generation of rhythmic activity in ventral stream regions. Schizophr Res. 2016 Oct;176(2-3):177-85.
  • Mayer A, Schwiedrzik CM, Wibral M, Singer W, Melloni L. Expecting to See a Letter: Alpha Oscillations as Carriers of Top-Down Sensory Predictions. Cereb Cortex. 2016 Jul;26(7):3146-60.
  • Sebastian A, Jung P, Neuhoff J, Wibral M, Fox PT, Lieb K, Fries P, Eickhoff SB, Tüscher O, Mobascher A. Dissociable attentional and inhibitory networks of dorsal and ventral areas of the right inferior frontal cortex: a combined task-specific and coordinate-based meta-analytic fMRI study. Brain Struct Funct. 2016 Apr;221(3):1635-51.



  • Wollstadt P, Sellers KK, Hutt A, Frohlich F, Wibral M. Anesthesia-related changes in information transfer may be caused by reduction in local information generation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015 Aug;2015:4045-8.
  • Wollstadt P, Meyer U, Wibral M. A Graph Algorithmic Approach to Separate Direct from Indirect Neural Interactions. PLOS ONE. 2015;10(10):e0140530.
  • Wibral M, Lizier JT, Priesemann V. Bits from brains for biologically inspired computing. Frontiers in Robotics and. 2015;2(5):1 25.
  • Sebastian A, Jung P, Neuhoff J, Wibral M, Fox PT, Lieb K, Fries P, Eickhoff SB, Tüscher O, Mobascher A. Dissociable attentional and inhibitory networks of dorsal and ventral areas of the right inferior frontal cortex: a combined task-specific and coordinate-based meta-analytic fMRI study. BRAIN STRUCT FUNCT. 2015.
  • Mayer A, Schwiedrzik CM, Wibral M, Singer W, Melloni L. Expecting to See a Letter: Alpha Oscillations as Carriers of Top-Down Sensory Predictions. CEREB CORTEX. 2015.
  • Rivolta D, Heidegger T, Scheller B, Sauer A, Schaum M, Birkner K, Singer W, Wibral M, Uhlhaas PJ. Ketamine Dysregulates the Amplitude and Connectivity of High-Frequency Oscillations in Cortical-Subcortical Networks in Humans: Evidence From Resting-State Magnetoencephalography-Recordings. SCHIZOPHRENIA BULL. 2015;41(5):1105-14.
  • Wibral M, Priesemann V, Kay JW, Lizier JT, Phillips WA. Partial information decomposition as a unified approach to the specification of neural goal functions. BRAIN COGNITION. 2015.
  • Brodski A, Paasch GF, Helbling S, Wibral M. The Faces of Predictive Coding. J NEUROSCI. 2015;35(24):8997-9006.


  • Wollstadt P, Martínez-Zarzuela M, Vicente R, Díaz-Pernas FJ, Wibral M. Efficient transfer entropy analysis of non-stationary neural time series. PLOS ONE. 2014;9(7):e102833.
  • Wibral M, Lizier JT, Vögler S, Priesemann V, Galuske R. Local active information storage as a tool to understand distributed neural information processing. FRONT NEUROINFORM. 2014;8:1.
  • Gómez C, Lizier JT, Schaum M, Wollstadt P, Grützner C, Uhlhaas P, Freitag CM, Schlitt S, Bölte S, Hornero R, Wibral M. Reduced predictable information in brain signals in autism spectrum disorder. FRONT NEUROINFORM. 2014;8:9.
  • Rivolta D, Castellanos NP, Stawowsky C, Helbling S, Wibral M, Grützner C, Koethe D, Birkner K, Kranaster L, Enning F, Singer W, Leweke FM, Uhlhaas PJ. Source-reconstruction of event-related fields reveals hyperfunction and hypofunction of cortical circuits in antipsychotic-naive, first-episode schizophrenia patients during Mooney face processing. J NEUROSCI. 2014;34(17):5909-17.
  • Priesemann V, Wibral M, Valderrama M, Pröpper R, Le Van Quyen M, Geisel T, Triesch J, Nikolić D, Munk MHJ. Spike avalanches in vivo suggest a driven, slightly subcritical brain state. FRONT SYST NEUROSCI. 2014;8:108.
  • Castelhano J, Duarte IC, Wibral M, Rodriguez E, Castelo-Branco M. The dual facet of gamma oscillations: separate visual and decision making circuits as revealed by simultaneous EEG/fMRI. HUM BRAIN MAPP. 2014;35(10):5219-35.
  • Aru J, Aru J, Priesemann V, Wibral M, Lana L, Pipa G, Singer W, Vicente R. Untangling cross-frequency coupling in neuroscience. CURR OPIN NEUROBIOL. 2014;31C:51-61.
  • Vicente R, Wibral M. Efficient Estimation of Information Transfer. In: Wibral M, Vicente R, Lizier JT, editors.Springer; 2014. p. 37-58.
  • Wibral M, Vicente R, Lindner M. Transfer Entropy in Neuroscience. In: Wibral, Michael, Vicente, Raul, Lizier, Joseph T, editors.Springer; 2014. p. 3-36.
  • Wibral M, Vicente R, Lizier JT. Directed Information Measures in Neuroscience.SPRINGER HEIDELBERG; 2014.



  • Garcés P, Vicente R, Wibral M, Pineda-Pardo JÁ, López ME, Aurtenetxe S, Marcos A, de Andrés ME, Yus M, Sancho M, Maestú F, Fernández A. Brain-wide slowing of spontaneous alpha rhythms in mild cognitive impairment. FRONT AGING NEUROSCI. 2013;5:100.
  • Grützner C, Wibral M, Sun L, Rivolta D, Singer W, Maurer K, Uhlhaas PJ. Deficits in high- (>60 Hz) gamma-band oscillations during visual processing in schizophrenia. FRONT HUM NEUROSCI. 2013;7:88.
  • Sun L, Castellanos N, Grützner C, Koethe D, Rivolta D, Wibral M, Kranaster L, Singer W, Leweke MF, Uhlhaas PJ. Evidence for dysregulated high-frequency oscillations during sensory processing in medication-naïve, first episode schizophrenia. SCHIZOPHR RES. 2013;150(2-3):519-25.
  • Gross J, Baillet S, Barnes GR, Henson RN, Hillebrand A, Jensen O, Jerbi K, Litvak V, Maess B, Oostenveld R, Parkkonen L, Taylor JR, van Wassenhove V, Wibral M, Schoffelen JM. Good practice for conducting and reporting MEG research. NEUROIMAGE. 2013;65:349-63.
  • Wibral M, Pampu N, Priesemann V, Siebenhühner F, Seiwert H, Lindner M, Lizier JT, Vicente R. Measuring information-transfer delays. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(2):e55809.
  • Priesemann V, Valderrama M, Wibral M, Le Van Quyen M. Neuronal avalanches differ from wakefulness to deep sleep--evidence from intracranial depth recordings in humans. PLOS COMPUT BIOL. 2013;9(3):e1002985.
  • Roux F, Wibral M, Singer W, Aru J, Uhlhaas PJ. The phase of thalamic alpha activity modulates cortical gamma-band activity: evidence from resting-state MEG recordings. J NEUROSCI. 2013;33(45):17827-35.



  • Roux F, Wibral M, Mohr HM, Singer W, Uhlhaas PJ. Gamma-band activity in human prefrontal cortex codes for the number of relevant items maintained in working memory. J NEUROSCI. 2012;32(36):12411-20.
  • Sun L, Grützner C, Bölte S, Wibral M, Tozman T, Schlitt S, Poustka F, Singer W, Freitag CM, Uhlhaas PJ. Impaired gamma-band activity during perceptual organization in adults with autism spectrum disorders: evidence for dysfunctional network activity in frontal-posterior cortices. J NEUROSCI. 2012;32(28):9563-73.
  • Turi G, Gotthardt S, Singer W, Vuong TA, Munk M, Wibral M. Quantifying additive evoked contributions to the event-related potential. NEUROIMAGE. 2012;59(3):2607-24.
  • Wibral M, Wollstadt P, Meyer U, Pampu N, Priesemann V, Vicente R. Revisiting Wiener's principle of causality -- interaction-delay reconstruction using transfer entropy and multivariate analysis on delay-weighted graphs. CONF PROC IEEE ENG MED BIOL SOC. 2012;2012:3676-9.
  • Bledowski C, Kaiser J, Wibral M, Yildiz-Erzberger K, Rahm B. Separable neural bases for subprocesses of recognition in working memory. CEREB CORTEX. 2012;22(8):1950-8.
  • Gehrig J, Wibral M, Arnold C, Kell CA. Setting up the speech production network: how oscillations contribute to lateralized information routing. FRONT PSYCHOL. 2012;3:169.
  • Jung P, Klein JC, Wibral M, Hoechstetter K, Bliem B, Lu MK, Wahl M, Ziemann U. Spatiotemporal dynamics of bimanual integration in human somatosensory cortex and their relevance to bimanual object manipulation. J NEUROSCI. 2012;32(16):5667-77.



  • Uhlhaas PJ, Pipa G, Neuenschwander S, Wibral M, Singer W. A new look at gamma? High- (>60 Hz) -band activity in cortical networks: Function, mechanisms and impairment. PROG BIOPHYS MOL BIO. 2011;105(1-2):14-28.
  • Naumer MJ, van den Bosch JJF, Wibral M, Kohler A, Singer W, Kaiser J, van de Ven V, Muckli L. Investigating human audio-visual object perception with a combination of hypothesis-generating and hypothesis-testing fMRI analysis tools. EXP BRAIN RES. 2011;213(2-3):309-20.
  • Altmann CF, Klein C, Heinemann LV, Wibral M, Gaese BH, Kaiser J. Repetition of complex frequency-modulated sweeps enhances neuromagnetic responses in the human auditory cortex. HEARING RES. 2011;282(1-2):216-24.
  • Vicente R, Wibral M, Lindner M, Pipa G. Transfer entropy-a model-free measure of effective connectivity for the neurosciences. J COMPUT NEUROSCI. 2011;30(1):45-67.
  • Wibral M, Rahm B, Rieder M, Lindner M, Vicente R, Kaiser J. Transfer entropy in magnetoencephalographic data: Quantifying information flow in cortical and cerebellar networks. PROG BIOPHYS MOL BIO. 2011;105(1-2):80-97.
  • Lindner M, Vicente R, Priesemann V, Wibral M. TRENTOOL: a Matlab open source toolbox to analyse information flow in time series data with transfer entropy. BMC NEUROSCI. 2011;12(1):119.



  • Grützner C, Uhlhaas PJ, Genc E, Kohler A, Singer W, Wibral M. Neuroelectromagnetic correlates of perceptual closure processes. J NEUROSCI. 2010;30(24):8342-52.



  • Haenschel C, Bittner RA, Waltz J, Haertling F, Wibral M, Singer W, Linden DEJ, Rodriguez E. Cortical oscillatory activity is critical for working memory as revealed by deficits in early-onset schizophrenia. J NEUROSCI. 2009;29(30):9481-9.
  • Melloni L, Schwiedrzik CM, Wibral M, Rodriguez E, Singer W. Response to: Yuval-Greenberg et al., "Transient Induced Gamma-Band Response in EEG as a Manifestation of Miniature Saccades." Neuron 58, 429-441. NEURON. 2009;62(1):8-10; author reply 10-12.
  • Priesemann V, Munk MHJ, Wibral M. Subsampling effects in neuronal avalanche distributions recorded in vivo. BMC NEUROSCI. 2009;10:40.
  • Kaiser J, Lutzenberger W, Decker C, Wibral M, Rahm B. Task- and performance-related modulation of domain-specific auditory short-term memory representations in the gamma-band. NEUROIMAGE. 2009;46(4):1127-36.
  • Weber B, Rangel A, Wibral M, Falk A. The medial prefrontal cortex exhibits money illusion. P ACAD NAT SCI PHILA. 2009;106(13):5025-8.
  • Wibral M, Bledowski C, Kohler A, Singer W, Muckli L. The Timing of Feedback to Early Visual Cortex in the Perception of Long-Range Apparent Motion. CEREB CORTEX. 2009;19(7):1567-82.



  • Wibral M, Turi G, Linden DEJ, Kaiser J, Bledowski C. Decomposition of working memory-related scalp ERPs: Crossvalidation of fMRI-constrained source analysis and ICA. INT J PSYCHOPHYSIOL. 2008;67(3):200-11.
  • Kaiser J, Heidegger T, Wibral M, Altmann CF, Lutzenberger W. Distinct gamma-band components reflect the short-term memory maintenance of different sound lateralization angles. CEREB CORTEX. 2008;18(10):2286-95.



  • Kaiser J, Heidegger T, Wibral M, Altmann CF, Lutzenberger W. Alpha synchronization during auditory spatial short-term memory. NEUROREPORT. 2007;18(11):1129-32.
  • Bledowski C, Linden DEJ, Wibral M. Combining electrophysiology and functional imaging - different methods for different questions. TRENDS COGN SCI. 2007;11(12):500-2.
  • Altmann CF, Bledowski C, Wibral M, Kaiser J. Processing of location and pattern changes of natural sounds in the human auditory cortex. NEUROIMAGE. 2007;35(3):1192-200.
  • Wibral M, Muckli L, Melnikovic K, Scheller B, Alink A, Singer W, Munk MH. Time-dependent effects of hyperoxia on the BOLD fMRI signal in primate visual cortex and LGN. NEUROIMAGE. 2007;35(3):1044-63.



  • Bledowski C, Cohen Kadosh K, Wibral M, Rahm B, Bittner RA, Hoechstetter K, Scherg M, Maurer K, Goebel R, Linden DEJ. Mental chronometry of working memory retrieval: a combined functional magnetic resonance imaging and event-related potentials approach. J NEUROSCI. 2006;26(3):821-9.
  • Schicke T, Muckli L, Beer AL, Wibral M, Singer W, Goebel R, Rösler F, Röder B. Tight covariation of BOLD signal changes and slow ERPs in the parietal cortex in a parametric spatial imagery task with haptic acquisition. EUR J NEUROSCI. 2006;23(7):1910-8.