Center for Psychosocial… Department of General… About us Section Section Social… Publications


See our separate homepage, pubmed, and googlescholar for comprehensive publication lists and links to articles, code, and data. Below, ten important peer-reviewed publications are listed.

  1. Rosenblau G, Korn CW, Dutton A, Lee D, Pelphrey KA (2020) Neurocognitive mechanisms of social inferences in typical and autistic adolescents. Biol Psychiatry:CCNI
  2. Korn CW, Bach DR (2019) Minimizing threat via heuristic and optimal policies recruits hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. Nat Hum Behav 3:7:733-745.
  3. Korn CW, Bach DR (2018) Heuristic and optimal policy computations in the human brain during sequential decision-making. Nat Commun 9:1:325.
  4. Korn CW, Vunder J, Miró J, Fuentemilla L, Hurlemann R, Bach DR (2017) Amygdala lesions reduce anxiety-like behavior in a human benzodiazepine-sensitive approach-avoidance conflict test. Biol Psychiatry 82:7:522-531.
  5. Korn CW, Staib M, Tzovara A, Castegnetti G, Bach DR (2016) A pupil size response model to assess fear learning. Psychophysiology 54:3:330-343.
  6. Korn CW, La Rosée L, Heekeren HR, Roepke S (2016) Social feedback processing in borderline personality disorder. Psychol Med 46:3:575-578.
  7. Korn CW, Bach DR (2015) Maintaining homoeostasis by decision-making. PLoS Comput Biol 11:5:e1004301.
  8. Korn CW*, Sharot T*, Walter H, Heekeren HR, Dolan RJ (2014) Depression is related to an absence of optimistically biased belief updating about future life events. Psychol Med 44:579-592. *equal contribution
  9. Korn CW, Prehn K, Park SQ, Walter H, Heekeren HR (2012) Positively biased processing of self-relevant social feedback. J Neurosci 32:16832-16844.
  10. Sharot T*, Korn CW*, Dolan RJ (2011) How unrealistic optimism is maintained in the face of reality. Nat Neurosci 14:1475-1479. *equal contribution