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Robson H, Specht K, Beaumont H, Parkes LM, Sage K, Lambon Ralph MA, Zahn R (in press). Arterial spin labelling shows functional depression of non-lesion tissue in chronic Wernicke's aphasia. Cortex DOI Link


Brodal HP, Osnes B, Specht K. (2017). Listening to rhythmic music reduces connectivity within the basal ganglia and the reward system.Frontiers in Neuroscience 11: 53. PubMed DOI Link

Morken F, Helland T, Hugdahl K,Specht K(2017). Reading in dyslexia across literacy development: A longitudinal study of effective connectivity.NeuroImage 144, 92–100. PubMed DOI Link


Evensen MH, Fluge SS, Kjoberg TS, Støle-Hansen H, Specht K (2016). Den blinde hjernen: Plastisk og fantastisk. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening 53(8), 608-616 Link

Folgerø PO, Hodne L, Johansson C, Andresen AE, Sætren LC, Specht K, Skaar ØO, Reber R (2016). Effects of Facial Symmetry and Gaze Direction on Perception of Social Attributes: A Study in Experimental Art History. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 452 PubMed DOI Link

Heggdal POL, Brännström J, Aarstad HJ, Vassbotn FS, Specht K (2016). Functional-structural reorganisation of the neuronal network for auditory perception in subjects with unilateral hearing loss: Review of neuroimaging studies. Hearing Research, 332(C), 73–79 PubMed DOI Link


Kompus K, Westerhausen R, Craven AR, Kreegipuu K, Põldver N, Passow S, Specht K, Hugdahl K, Näätänen R (2015) Resting-state glutamatergic neurotransmission is related to the peak latency of the auditory mismatch negativity (MMN) for duration deviants: An (1) H-MRS-EEG study. Psychophysiology, 52(9), 1131–1139 PubMed DOI Link

Hugdahl, K., Raichle, M. E., Mitra, A., Specht K (2015). On the existence of a generalized non-specific task-dependent network. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 1–15 PubMed DOI Link

Hjelmervik H, Westerhausen R, Hirnstein M, Specht K, Hausmann M (2015) The neuronal correlates of sex differences in left-right confusion. NeuroImage PubMed DOI Link

Passow S, Specht K, Adamsen TC, Biermann M, Brekke N, Craven AR, Ersland L, Grüner R, Kleven-Madsen N, Kvernenes OH, Schwarzlmüller T, Olesen RA, Hugdahl K (2015) Default-mode network functional connectivity is closely related to metabolic activity. Human Brain Mapping PubMed DOI Link

Abel S, Weiller C, Huber W, Willmes K, Specht K (2015). Therapy-induced brain reorganisation patterns in aphasia. Brain PubMed

Hugdahl K, Craven AR, Nygård M, Løberg EM, Berle JØ, Johnsen E, Kroken R, Specht K, Andreassen OA, Ersland L (2015). Glutamate as a mediating transmitter for auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia: A (1)H MRS study. Schizophrenia Research, 161(2-3), 252–260.PubMed DOI Link


Morken F, Helland T, Hugdahl K, & Specht K (2014) Children with dyslexia show cortical hyperactivation in response to increasing literacy processing demands. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1491.PubMed DOI Link

Sandu AL, Izard E, Specht K, Beneventi H, Lundervold A, Ystad M (2014) Post-adolescent developmental changes in cortical complexity. Behavioral and Brain Functions 10:44 PubMed DOI Link

Cappelen AW, Eichele T, Hugdahl K, Specht K, Sørensen EØ, Tungodden B (2014) Equity theory and fair inequality: A neuroeconomic study. PNAS, 111: 15368–15372PubMed DOI Link

Ousdal OT, Specht K, Server A, Andreassen OA, Dolan RJ, Jensen J (2014) The human amygdala encodes value and space during decision making NeuroImage 101: 712-719PubMed DOI Link

Clark KA, Helland T, Specht K, Narr KL, Manis FR, Toga AW, Hugdahl K (2014) Neuroanatomical precursors of dyslexia identified from pre-reading through to age 11 Brain, 137: 3136-3141PubMed DOI Link

Hjelmervik H, Hausmann M, Osnes B, Westerhausen R, Specht K (2014) Resting states are resting traits – An fMRI study of sex differences and menstrual cycle effects in resting state cognitive control networks. PLoS ONE, 9: e103492PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Baumgartner F, Stadler J, Hugdahl K, Pollmann S (2014) Functional asymmetry and effective connectivity of the auditory system during speech perception is modulated by the place of articulation of the consonant – A 7T fMRI study Frontiers in Psychology 5: 549PubMed DOI Link

Falkenberg LE, Westerhausen R, Craven AR, Johnsen E, Kroken RA, L Berg EM, Specht K, Hugdahl K. (2014) Impact of glutamate levels on neuronal response and cognitive abilities in schizophrenia. NeuroImage Clinical 4: 576-584PubMed DOI Link

Oser N, Hubacher M, Specht K, Datta AN, Weber P, Penner IK. (2014) Default mode network alterations during language task performance in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS).Epilepsy Behav. 33C:12-17. PubMed DOI Link

Specht K (2014) Neuronal basis of speech comprehension. Hearing Research 307: 121–135 PubMed DOI Link


Specht, K. Mapping a lateralization gradient within the ventral stream for auditory speech perception. Front Hum Neurosci. 7: 629 PubMed DOI Link

Tzoulis C, Tran GT, Schwarzlmuller T, Specht K, Haugarvoll K, Balafkan N, et al. (2013). Severe nigrostriatal degeneration without clinical parkinsonism in patients with polymerase gamma mutations. Brain 136: 2393-404 PubMed DOI Link

Enriquez-Geppert S, Eichele T, Specht K, Kugel H, Pantev C, Huster RJ. (2013). Functional parcellation of the inferior frontal and midcingulate cortices in a flanker-stop-change paradigm. Hum Brain Mapp. 34: 1501-14 PubMed DOI Link


Hjelmervik H, Westerhausen R, Osnes B, Endresen CB, Hugdahl K, Hausmann M, Specht K (2012). Language lateralization and cognitive control across the menstrual cycle assessed with a dichotic-listening paradigm. Psychoneuroendocrinology 37: 1866—1875 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K (2012). Synaesthesia: Cross activations, high interconnectivity, and a parietal hub. Translational Neuroscience 3: 15-21 DOI Link

Kompus K, Specht K, Ersland L, Juvodden HT, van Wageningen H, Hugdahl K, Westerhausen R. (2012). A forced-attention dichotic listening fMRI study on 113 subjects. Brain Lang. 121: 240-247 PubMed DOI Link

Falkenberg LE, Westerhausen R, Specht K, Hugdahl K. (2012). Resting-state glutamate level in the anterior cingulate predicts blood-oxygen level-dependent response to cognitive control. PNAS 109: 5069-5073 PubMed DOI Link

Osnes B, Hugdahl K, Hjelmervik H, Specht K (2012). Stimulus expectancy modulates inferior frontal gyrus and premotor cortex activity in auditory perception. Brain Lang. 121: 65-69. PubMed DOI Link

Sætrevik B, Specht K (2012) Cognitive Conflict in a Syllable Identification Task Causes Transient Activation of Speech Perception Area. Brain and Cognition 78:200-205 PubMed DOI Link

Bechtel N, Kobel M, Penner IK, Specht K, Klarhöfer M, Scheffler K, Opwis K, Schmitt-Mechelke T, Capone A, Weber P (2012) Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in childhood epilepsy: a neuropsychological and fMRI study. Epilepsia 53: 325-333 PubMed DOI Link


Dramsdahl M, Ersland L, Plessen KJ, Haavik J, Hugdahl K, Specht K (2011). Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - a brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Front Psychiatry 2: 65. PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Laeng B (2011). An Independent Component Analysis of fMRI data of grapheme-color synaesthesia. Journal of Neuropsychology 5: 203 - 213 PubMed DOI Link

Falkenberg LE, Specht K, Westerhausen R (2011). Attention and cognitive control networks assessed in a dichotic listening fMRI study. Brain and Cognition 76: 276-285 PubMed DOI Link

Westerhausen R, Kompus K, Dramsdahl M, Falkenberg LE, Grüner R, Hjelmervik H, Specht K, Plessen K, Hugdahl K (2011). A critical re-examination of sexual dimorphism in the corpus callosum microstructure. Neuroimage 56: 874-880 PubMed DOI Link

Dinkelacker V, Grüter M, Klaver P, Grüter T, Specht K, Weis S, Kennerknecht I, Elger CE, Fernandez G (2011). Congenital Prosopagnosia: Multistage Anatomical and Functional Deficits in Face Processing Circuitry. Journal of Neurology 258: 770-782 PubMed DOI Link

Westerhausen R, Luders E, Specht K,, Ofte SH, Toga AW, Thompson PM, Helland T, Hugdahl K. (2011). Structural and Functional Reorganization of the Corpus Callosum between the Age of 6 and 8 Years. Cereb Cortex 21:1012-1017 PubMed DOI Link

Osnes B, Hugdahl K, Hjelmervik H, Specht K (2011). Increased activation in superior temporal gyri as a function of increment in phonetic features. Brain and Language 16: 97-101PubMed DOI Link

Osnes B, Hugdahl K, Specht K (2011). Effective connectivity analysis demonstrates involvement of premotor cortex during speech perception. Neuroimage 54: 2437-2445PubMed DOI Link

Laeng B, Hugdahl K, Specht K (2011).The neural correlate of color distances revealed with competing synaesthetic and real colors.Cortex 47: 320-331PubMed DOI Link


Minnerop M, Lüders E, Specht K, Ruhlmann J, Schimke N, Thompson PM, Chou YY, Toga AW, Abele M, Wüllner U, Klockgether T (2010). Callosal tissue loss in multiple system atrophy-A one-year follow-up study. Mov Disord 25: 2613-2620PubMed DOI Link

Moen G, Specht K, Taxt T, Sundal E, Grøning M, Thorsen E, Troland K, Irgens A, Grüner R (2010). Cerebral diffusion and perfusion deficits in North Sea divers. Acta Radiologica 51:1050-1058PubMed DOI Link

Kobel M,, Bechtel N, Specht K, Klarhöfer M, Weber P, Scheffler K, Opwis K, Penner IK (2010). Structural and functional imaging approaches in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Does the temporal lobe play a key role? Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging 183: 230-236PubMed DOI Link

Westerhausen R, Moosmann M, Alho K, Belsby SO, Hämäläinen H, Medvedev S, Specht K, Hugdahl K (2010). Identification of attention and cognitive control networks in a parametric auditory fMRI study. Neuropsychologia 48: 2075-2081PubMed DOI Link

van Wageningen H, Jørgensen HA, Specht K, Hugdahl K (2010). A 1H-MR Spectroscopy Study of Changes in Glutamate and Glutamine (Glx) Concentrations in Frontal Spectra after Administration of Memantine.Cerebral Cortex 20: 798-803 PubMed DOI Link


van Wageningen H, Jørgensen HA, Specht K, Eichele T, Hugdahl K (2009).The effects of the glutamate antagonist memantine on brain activation to an auditory perception task.Human Brain Mapping 30: 3616-3624PubMed DOI Link

Kobel M, Bechtel N, Weber P, Specht K, Klarhöfer M, Scheffler K, Opwis K, Penner IK (2009). Effects of methylphenidate on working memory functioning in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. European Journal of paediatric neurology 13: 516-523 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Osnes B, Hugdahl K. Detection of differential speech-specific processes in the temporal lobe using fMRI and a dynamic "sound morphing" technique.Human Brain Mapping 30: 3436-3444 PubMed DOI Link

Dos Santos Sequeira S, Specht K, Moosmann M, Westerhausen R, Hugdahl K (2009). The effects of background noise on dichotic listening to consonant-vowel syllables: An fMRI study. Laterality 22: 1-20 PubMed

Specht K, Zahn R, Willmes K, Weis S, Holtel C, Krause BJ, Herzog H, Huber W (2009). Joint Independent Component Analysis of structural and functional images reveals complex patterns of functional reorganisation in stroke aphasia. Neuroimage 47: 2057-2063PubMed DOI Link

Hautzel H, Mottaghy FM, Specht K, Müller HW, Krause BJ (2009). Evidence of a modality-dependent role of the cerebellum in working memory? An fMRI study comparing verbal and abstract n-back tasks. Neuroimage 47: 2073-2082 PubMed DOI Link

Sætrevik B, Specht K(2009). Cognitive conflict and inhibition in primed dichotic listening. Brain and Cognition 71: 20-25 PubMed DOI Link

van Wageningen H, Jørgensen HA, Specht K, Hugdahl K (2009).Evidence for glutamatergic neurotransmission in cognitive control in an auditory attention task. Neuroscience Letters. 454: 171-5 PubMed DOI Link

Westerhausen R, Grüner R, Specht K, Hugdahl K (2009). Functional Relevance of Interindividual Differences in Temporal Lobe Callosal Pathways: A DTI Tractography Study. Cerebral Cortex. 19: 1322-29 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Lie CH, Shah NJ, Fink GR (2009). Disentangling the prefrontal network for rule selection by means of a non-verbal variant of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST). Human Brain Mapping 30:1734-43 PubMed DOI Link

Moosmann M, Schönfelder VH, Specht K, Scheeringa R, Nordby H, Hugdahl K (2009). Realignment parameter-informed artefact correction for simultaneous EEG-fMRI recordings. Neuroimage 45: 1144-50 PubMed DOI Link

Neufang S, Specht K, Hausmann M, Güntürkün O, Herpertz-Dahlmann B, Fink GR, Konrad K (2009). Sex Differences and the Impact of Steroid Hormones on the Developing Human Brain. Cerebral Cortex. 19: 464-73 PubMed DOI Link

Minnerop M, Specht K, Ruhlmann J, Grothe C, Wüllner U, Klockgether T (2009). In vivo voxel-based relaxometry in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Neurology 256: 28-34 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Hugdahl K, Ofte S, Nygård M , Bjørnerud A, Plante E, Helland T (2009). Brain activation on pre-reading tasks reveals at-risk status for dyslexia in 6-year old children. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 50: 79-91 PubMed DOI Link


Minnerop M, Luders E, Specht K, Ruhlmann J, Schneider-Gold C, Schröder R, Thompson PM, Toga AW, Klockgether T, Kornblum C (2008). Grey and white matter loss along cerebral midline structures in myotonic dystrophy type 2. Journal of Neurology 255: 1904-9 PubMed DOI Link

Kohler Ch, Keck I, Gruber P, Lie ChH, Specht K, Tome AM, Lang EW (2008). Spatiotemporal group ICA applied to fMRI datasets. Conference proceedings: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2008:4652-5 PubMed

Lycke L, Specht K, Ersland L, Hugdahl K (2008). An fMRI study of phonological and spatial working memory using identical stimuli. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 49: 393-401 PubMed DOI Link

Gundersen H, Grüner R, Specht K, Hugdahl K (2008). The effects of alcohol intoxication on neuronal activation at different levels of cognitive load. Open Neuroimage Journal 2: 65-72 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Huber W, Willmes K, Shah NJ, Jäncke L (2008). Tracing the ventral stream for auditory speech processing in the temporal lobe by using a combined time series and independent components analysis. Neuroscience Letters 442: 180-185 PubMed DOI Link

Gundersen H, Specht K, Grüner R, Ersland L, Hugdahl K (2008). Separating the effects of alcohol and expectancy on brain activation: An fMRI working memory study. Neuroimage 42: 1587-96 PubMed DOI Link

Dos Santos Sequeira S, Specht K, Hämäläinen H, Hugdahl K (2008). The effects of different intensity levels of background noise on dichotic listening to consonant-vowel syllables. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 49: 305-10 PubMed DOI Link

Dos Santos Sequeira S, Specht K, Hämäläinen H, Hugdahl K (2008). The effects of background noise on dichotic listening to consonant-vowel syllables. Brain and Language 107: 11-15 PubMed DOI Link

Sandu AL, Specht K, Beneventi H, Lundervold A, Hugdahl K (2008). Sex-differences in grey–white matter structure in normal-reading and dyslexic adolescents. Neuroscience Letters 438: 80-84 PubMed DOI Link

Eichele T, Debener S, Calhoun VD, Specht K, Engel AK, Hugdahl K, von Cramon DY, Ullsperger M (2008). Prediction of human errors by maladaptive changes in event-related brain networks. PNAS 105: 6173-8 PubMed DOI Link

van den Noort M, Specht K, Rimol LM, Ersland L, Hugdahl K (2008). A new verbal reports fMRI dichotic listening paradigm for studies of hemispheric asymmetry. Neuroimage 40: 902-11PubMedDOI Link

Eichele T, Calhoun VD, Moosmann M, Specht K, Jongsma ML, Quiroga RQ, Nordby H, Hugdahl K (2008). Unmixing concurrent EEG-fMRI with parallel independent component analysis. Int J Psychophysiol. 67: 222-234 PubMed DOI Link

Sandu AL, Rasmussen IA Jr, Lundervold A, Kreuder F, Neckelmann G, Hugdahl K, Specht K (2008). Fractal dimension analysis of MR images reveals grey matter structure irregularities in schizophrenia. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 32: 150-8 PubMed DOI Link

Hugdahl K, Løberg EM, Specht K, Steen VM, van Wageningen H Jørgensen HA (2007). Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia: the role of cognitive, brain structural and genetic disturbances in the left temporal lobe. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 1: 6 PubMed DOI Link


Sandmann P, Eichele T, Specht K, Jäncke L, Rimol LM, Nordby H, Hugdahl K (2007). Hemispheric asymmetries in the processing of temporal acoustic cues in consonant-vowel syllables. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 25: 227-40 PubMed

Abele M, Minnerop M, Urbach H, Specht K, Klockgether T (2007). Sporadic adult onset ataxia of unknown etiology : A clinical, electrophysiological and imaging study. Journal of Neurology 254: 1384-9 PubMed DOI Link

Minnerop M, Specht K, Ruhlmann J, Schimke N, Abele M, Weyer A, Wullner U, Klockgether T (2007). Voxel-based morphometry and voxel-based relaxometry in multiple system atrophy-a comparison between clinical subtypes and correlations with clinical parameters. Neuroimage 36: 1086-95 PubMed DOI Link

Hugdahl K, Specht K, Biringer E, Weis S, Elliott R, Hammar Å, Ersland L, and Lund A (2007). Increased parietal and frontal activation after remission from recurrent major depression: A repeated fMRI study. Cognitive Therapy and Research 31: 147-160


Lie CH, Specht K, Marshall JC, Fink GR (2006). Using fMRI to decompose the neural processes underlying the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test. Neuroimage 30: 1038-49 PubMed DOI Link

Rimol LM, Specht K, Hugdahl K (2006). Controlling for individual differences in fMRI brain activation to tones, syllables and words. Neuroimage 30: 554-62 PubMed DOI Link

Neckelmann G, Specht K, Lund A, Ersland L, Smievoll AI, Neckelmann D, Hugdahl K (2006). Mr morphometry analysis of grey matter volume reduction in schizophrenia: association with hallucinations. International Journal of Neuroscience 116: 9-23 PubMed DOI Link

Sturm W, Schmenk B, Fimm B, Specht K, Weis S, Thron A, Willmes K (2006). Spatial attention: more than intrinsic alerting? Experimental Brain Research 171: 554-562 PubMed DOI Link


Wilms M, Eickhoff SB, Specht K, Amunts K, Shah NJ, Malikovic A, Fink GR (2005). Human V5/MT+: comparison of functional and cytoarchitectonic data. Anatomy and Embryology 210:485-95PubMed DOI Link

Eichele T, Specht K, Moosmann M, Jongsma MLA, Quiroga QR, Nordby H, Hugdahl K (2005). Assessing the spatio-temporal evolution of neuronal activation with single-trial ERP-fMRI. PNAS 102: 17789-17803 PubMed DOI Link

Konrad K, Neufang S, Thiel CM, Specht K, Hanisch C, Fan J, Herpertz-Dahlmann B, Fink GR (2005). Development of attentional networks: an fMRI study with children and adults. Neuroimage 28: 429-39 PubMed DOI Link

Zahn R, Buechert M, Overmans J, Talazko J, Specht K, Ko CW, Thiel T, Kaufmann R, Dykierek P, Juengling F, Hull M (2005). Mapping of temporal and parietal cortex in progressive nonfluent aphasia and Alzheimer's disease using chemical shift imaging, voxel-based morphometry and positron emission tomography. Psychiatry Research 140: 115-131 PubMed DOI Link

Keck IR, Theis FJ, Gruber P, Lang EW, Specht K, Fink GR, Tomé AM, Puntonet CG (2005). Automated Clustering of ICA results for fMRI data analysis. Proc. of the Second International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Medicine and Healthcare

Rimol LM, Specht K, Weis S, Savoy R, Hugdahl K. (2005). Processing of sub-syllabic speech units in the posterior temporal lobe: an fMRI study. Neuroimage 26: 1059-1067 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Rimol LM, Reul J, Hugdahl K (2005). "Soundmorphing": A new approach to studying speech perception in humans. Neuroscience Letters 384: 60-65 PubMed DOI Link

Thomsen T, Specht K, Ersland L, Hugdahl K (2005). Processing of conflicting cues in an attention-shift paradigm studied with fMRI. Neuroscience Letters 380: 138-142 PubMed DOI Link

Wohlschläger AM, Specht K, Lie C, Mohlberg H, Wohlschläger A, Bente K, Pietrzyk U, Stöcker T, Zilles K, Amunts K, Fink GR (2005). Linking retinotopic fMRI mapping and anatomical probability maps of human occipital areas V1 and V2. Neuroimage 26: 73-82 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Minnerop M, Müller-Hübenthal J, Klockgether T (2005). Voxel-based analysis of multiple system atrophy of cerebellar type (MSA-C): Complementary results by combining voxel-based morphometry (VBM) and voxel-based relaxometry (VBR). Neuroimage 25: 287-293 PubMed DOI Link


Keck IR, Theis FJ, Gruber P, Lang EW, Specht K, Puntonet CG (2004). 3D spatial analysis of fMRI data - A comparison of ICA and GLM analysis on a word perception task. Proc. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’2004)

Weis S, Specht K, Klaver P, Tendolkar I, Willmes K, Ruhlmann J, Elger CE, Fernández G (2004). Process Dissociation between Contextual Retrieval and Item Recognition. Neuroreport 15: 2729-2793 PubMed

Tendolkar I, Weis S, Guddat O, Fernández G, Brockhaus-Dumke A, Specht K, Klosterkötter J, Reul J, Ruhrmann S (2004). Evidence for a dysfunctional retrosplenial cortex in patients with schizophrenia: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study with a semantic-perceptual contrast. Neuroscience Letters 369: 4-8 PubMed DOI Link

Thomsen T, Specht K, Rimol LM, Hammar A, Nyttingnes J, Ersland L, Hugdahl K (2004). Brain localization of attentional control in different age groups by combining functional and structural MRI. Neuroimage 22: 912-9 PubMed DOI Link

Zahn R, Drews E, Specht K, Kemeny S, Reith W, Willmes K, Schwarz M, Huber W (2004). Recovery of semantic word processing in global aphasia: a functional MRI study. Cognitive Brain Research 18: 322 – 336 PubMed DOI Link

Sturm W, Longoni F, Weis S, Specht K, Herzog H, Vohn R, Thimm M, Willmes K (2004). Functional reorganisation in patients with right hemisphere stroke after training of alertness: a longitudinal PET and fMRI study in eight cases. Neuropsychologia 42: 434–450 PubMed DOI Link


Bartsch AJ, Specht K (2003). Detection of the Scanner’s Genuine Gradient Noise by Functional Echo Planar Imaging. Rivista di Neuroradiologia 16: 995 - 1001

Specht K, Ersland L, Andersen E, Reul J, Thomsen T, Hugdahl K (2003). Plug and play fMRI. Rivista di Neuroradiologia 16: 965 - 968

Specht K, Scheffler M, Reinartz J, Reul J (2003). Experiences and Applicability of Presurgical Real-Time fMRI. Rivista di Neuroradiologia 16: 1092 - 1096

Specht K, Reul J (2003). Functional segregation of the temporal lobes into highly differentiated subsystems for auditory perception: an auditory rapid event-related fMRI-task. NeuroImage 20: 1944 - 1954 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Minnerop M, Abele M, Reul J, Wüllner U, Klockgether T (2003). In vivo voxel-based morphometry in multiple system atrophy of cerebellar type (MSA-C). Archives of Neurology 60: 1431 - 1435 PubMedPDF File

Fernandez G, Specht K, Weis S, Tendolkar I, Reuber M, Fell J, Klaver P, Ruhlmann J, Reul J, Elger C.E (2003). Intrasubject reproducibility of presurgical language lateralization and mapping using fMRI. Neurology 60: 969 - 975 PubMed

Jancke L, Specht K, Shah NJ, Hugdahl K (2003). Focused attention in a simple dichotic listening task: an fMRI experiment. Cognitive Brain Research 16: 257 - 266 PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Willmes K, Shah NJ, Jancke L (2003). Assessment of reliability in functional imaging studies. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 17: 463 - 471PubMed DOI Link

Specht K, Holtel C, Zahn R, Herzog H, Krause BJ, Mottaghy FM, Radermacher I, Schmidt D, Tellmann L, Weis S, Willmes K, Huber W (2003). Lexical decision of nonwords and pseudowords in humans: a positron emission tomography study. Neuroscience Letters, 345: 177 - 181 PubMed DOI Link


Zahn R, Huber W, Specht K, Kemeny S, Reith W, Willmes K, Schwarz M (2002). Recovery of semantic word processing in transcortical sensory aphasia: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Neurocase 8: 376 - 386 PubMed


Lutz K, Specht K, Shah NJ, Jäncke L (2000). Tapping movements according to regular and irregular visual timing signals investigated with fMRI. Neuroreport 11: 1301 – 1306 PubMed PDF File

Jäncke L, Loose R, Lutz K, Specht K, Shah NJ (2000). Cortical activations during paced finger-tapping applying visual and auditory pacing stimuli. Cognitive Brain Research 10: 51 - 66 PubMed DOI Link

Buchanan TW, Lutz K, Mirzazade S, Specht K, Shah NJ, Zilles K, Jäncke L (2000). Recognition of emotional prosody and verbal components of spoken language: an fMRI study. Cognitive Brain Research 9: 227 - 238 PubMed DOI Link


Sturm W, de Simone A, Krause BJ, Specht K, Hesselmann V, Radermacher I, Herzog H, Tellmann L, Muller-Gartner HW, Willmes K (1999). Functional anatomy of intrinsic alertness: evidence for a fronto- parietal-thalamic-brainstem network in the right hemisphere. Neuropsychologia 37: 797 – 805 PubMed DOI Link

Jäncke L, Buchanan T, Lutz K, Specht K, Mirzazade S, Shah NJ (1999). The time course of the BOLD response in the human auditory cortex to acoustic stimuli of different duration. Cognitive Brain Research 8: 117 - 124 PubMed DOI Link

Jäncke L, Specht K, Mirzazade S, Peters M (1999). The effect of finger-movement speed of the dominant and the subdominant hand on cerebellar activation: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Neuroimage 9: 497 - 507 PubMed DOI Link


Jäncke L, Specht K, Mirzazade S, Loose R, Himmelbach M, Lutz K, and Shah NJ (1998). A parametric analysis of the 'rate effect' in the sensorimotor cortex: a functional magnetic resonance imaging analysis in human subjects. Neuroscience Letters 252: 37 – 40 PubMed DOI Link