Dr. Christian Panitz

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter / Post-Doc

Kontakt: Hochschulring 18, 28359 Bremen, Raum 0490, Cognium

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  • Fear and anxiety
  • Acquisition, extinction, and recall in aversive learning
  • Visual attention in threat processing
  • Expectations and expectation violations
  • Intraindividual differences
  • Multimodal psychophysiological assessment
  • EEG methods

Gerpheide, K., Unterschemmann, S., Panitz, C., Bierwirth, P., Gross, J. J., & Mueller, E. M. (2024). Unpredictable threat increases early event-related potential amplitudes and cardiac acceleration: A brain-heart coupling study. Psychophysiology, 00, e14563. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.14563 

Chuang*, C., Panitz*, C.,& Mueller, E. M. (2023). Interindividual Differences in Anhedonia Moderate Antidepressant Placebo Responses on Heart Rate in Healthy Individuals. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 15, 100705. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2023.100705

Panitz, C., Keil, A., & Müller, M. M., (2023). Sustained selective attention to chromatic information enhances visuocortical gain at the population level. European Journal of Neuroscience, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.16113

Panitz, C., Gundlach, C.,Boylan, M. R., Keil, A., & Müller, M. M., (2023). Higher amplitudes in steady-state visual evoked potentials in square-wave versus sine-wave contrast modulation – a dual-laboratory study. Psychophysiology, e14287. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.14287

Alanis García, J. C., Dort, M., Strelow, A., Pinquart, M., Christiansen, H., & Panitz, C. (2023). Expectation violations, expectation change, and expectation persistence: The scientific landscape as revealed by bibliometric network analyses. Collabra Psychology, 9, 73830. https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.73830

Rief*, W., Sperl*, M. F. J., Braun-Koch, K., Khosrowtaj, Z., Kirchner, L., Schäfer, L., Schwarting, R. K. W., Teige-Mocigemba, S., & Panitz, C. (2022). Using expectation violation models to improve outcome of psychological treatments.Clinical Psychology Review, 98, 102212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2022.102212

Panitz, C., Endres, D., Buchholz, M., Khosrowtaj, Z., Sperl, M. F. J., Mueller, E. M., Schubö, A., Schütz, A. C., Teige-Mocigemba, S., & Pinquart, M., (2021). A revised framework for the Investigation of Expectation Update Versus Maintenance in the Context of Expectation Violations: The ViolEx 2.0 Model. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 726432. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.726432

Pinquart, M., Rothers, A., Gollwitzer, M., Khosrowtaj, Z., Pietzsch, M., & Panitz, C. (2021). Predictors of Coping with Expectation Violation: An Integrative Review. Review of General Psychology, 25, 321-333. https://doi.org/10.1177/10892680211024123

Panitz, C., Keil, A., & Mueller, E. M. (2019). Extinction-resistant attention to long-term conditioned threat is indexed by selective visuocortical alpha suppression in humans. Scientific Reports, 9, 15809. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52315-1

Mueller, E. M., Sperl, M. F. J., & Panitz, C. (2019). Aversive imagery causes de novo fear conditioning. Psychological Science, 30, 1001-1015. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797619842261

Panitz, C., Sperl, M. F. J., Hennig, J., Klucken, T., Hermann, C., & Mueller, E. M. (2018). Fearfulness, neuroticism/anxiety, and COMT Val158Met in long-term fear conditioning and extinction. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 155, 7-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2018.06.001

Panitz, C., Hermann, C., & Mueller, E. M. (2015). Conditioned and extinguished fear modulate functional cortico-cardiac coupling in humans. Psychophysiology, 52, 1351-1360. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12498

Panitz, C., Wacker, J., Stemmler, G., & Mueller, E. M. (2013). Brain-heart coupling at the P300 latency is linked to anterior cingulate cortex and insula – a cardio-encephalographic covariance tracing study. Biological Psychology, 94, 185-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.05.017