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Daimer, S., Mihatch, L., Neufeld, A.S., Murray, G.K., Knolle, F. (2021). The relationship of COVID-19 related stress and media consumption with schizotypy, depression and anxiety. medRxiv

Antesberger, S., Blum, T., Böswald, R., Brandl, H. M., Brenzinger, N., Bunk, X., … & Knolle, F. (2021). The need for accessible mental health interventions for young adults in the COVID-19 pandemic: A student psychologists’ perspective and rapid systematic review. psyRxiv

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

[22] Kesby, J., Murray, G.K., Knolle, F. (2021). Neural circuitry of salience and reward processing in psychosis. Biological Psychiatry GOS (accepted).

[21] Daimer, S., Mihatsch, L., Ronan, L., Murray, G., Knolle, F., 2021. Subjective impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on schizotypy and general mental health in Germany and the UK, for independent samples in May and in October 2020 Frontiers of Psychology, 12, 667848.

[20] Mihatsch, L., von der Linde, M., Knolle, F., Luchting, B., Dimitriadis, K. and Heyn, J., 2021. Survey of German medical students during the COVID-19 pandemic: attitudes toward volunteering versus compulsory service and associated factors. Journal of Medical Ethics.

[19] Knolle, F., Ronan, L. and Murray, G.K., 2021. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in the general population: a comparison between Germany and the UK. BMC Psychology, 9, 60.

[18] Sorby-Adams, A.J., Schneider, W.T., Goncalves, R.P., Knolle, F., Morton, A.J. (2020). Measuring executive function in sheep (Ovis aries) using visual stimuli in a semi-automated operant system. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 351, 109009.

[17] Avram, M., Brandl, F., Knolle, F., Cabello, J., Leucht, C., Scherr, M., Mustafa, M., Koutsouleris, N., Leucht, S., Ziegler, S., Sorg, C. (2020) Cortico-thalamic dysconnectivity links with aberrant striatal dopamine in schizophrenia. A simultaneous 18F-DOPA-PET/resting-state fMRI study. Brain, 143 (11), 3495-3505. 

[16] Knolle, F., Viviani, R., Garodalo, S., Ermakova, A.O., Justicia, A., Fletcher, P.C., Williams, G. & Murray, G.K. (2020). Differences in emotional salience processing between Parkinson’s patients with and without psychotic symptoms. NeuroImage:Clinical, 102277.

[15] Montagnese, M., Knolle, F., Haarsma, J., Griffin, J.D., Richards, A., Vertes, P. Kiddle, B., Fletcher, P.C., Jones, P.B., Owen, M.J., Fonagy, P., Bullmore, E.T., Dolan, R., NSPN Consortium, Moutoussis, M., Goodyer, I., Murray G.K. (2020). Reinforcement learning in psychosis: Relation of genetics and negative symptoms. Schizophrenia Research, 222, 389-396.

[14] Haarsma, J., Knolle, F., Griffin, J.D., Taverne, H. Mada, M., Goodyer, I.M., the NSPN Consortium, Fletcher, P.C., Murray, G.K. (2020).Influence of prior beliefs on perception in early psychosis: effects of illness stage and hierarchical level of belief. Journal Abnormal Psychology ,129(6), 581-598.

[13] Knolle, F., Schwartze, M., Schröger, E., & Kotz, S. A. (2019). Auditory predictions and prediction errors in response to self-initiated vowels. Frontiers in neuroscience, 13, 1146.

[12] Murray*, G. K., Knolle*, F., Ersche, K. D., Craig, K. J., Abbott, S., Shabbir, S. S., … & Robbins, T. W. (2019). Dopaminergic drug treatment remediates exaggerated cingulate prediction error responses in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychopharmacology, 1-12.* Joint first author.

[11] Ermakova, A.O., Gileadi, N., Knolle, F., Justicia, A., Anderson, R., Fletcher, P.C., Moutoussis, M., Murray, G.K. (2019). Cost evaluation during decision making in patients at early stages of psychosis. Computational Psychiatry, 3, 18-39.

[10] Knolle, F., Goncalves, R., Davies, E., Duff, A., & Morton, J. (2019). Response-inhibition during problem solving in sheep. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 32.

[9] Knolle*, F., Ermakova*, A.O., Justicia, A., Fletcher, P.C., Bunseck, N., Düzel, E. & Murray, G.K. (2018). Brain responses to different types of salience in antipsychotic naïve first episode psychosis: An fMRI study. Translational Psychiatry. 8:196. * Joint first author.

[8] Ermakova*, A.O., Knolle*, F., Justicia, A., Bullmore, E.T., Jones, P.J., Robbins, T.W., Fletcher, P.C., & Murray, G.K. (2018). Abnormal reward prediction error signalling in antipsychotic naïve individuals with first episode psychosis or clinical risk for psychosis. Neuropsychopharmacology, 43, 1691–1699. * Joint first author.

[7] Knolle, F., Goncalves, R. & Morton, J. (2017). Sheep recognise familiar and unfamiliar human faces from 2D images. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 171228.

[6] Knolle, F., Vallotton, C., & Ayoub, C. (2018). Maltreated children use more grammatical negations. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1-12.

[5] Knolle, F., McBride, S.D., Stewart, J.E., Goncalves, R. & Morton, J. (2017). A stop-signal task for sheep: Introduction and validation of a direct measure for the stop-signal reaction time. Animal Cognition, 20(4), 615–626.

[4] Knolle, F., Schröger, E., & Kotz, S. A. (2013). Prediction errors in self- and externally-generated deviants. Biological Psychology, 92(2), 410-416.

[3] Knolle, F., Schröger, E., & Kotz, S. A. (2013). Cerebellar contribution to the prediction of self-initiated sounds. Cortex, 49(9), 2449-2461.

[2] Knolle, F., Schröger, E., Baess, P., & Kotz, S. A. (2012). The cerebellum generates motor-to-auditory predictions: ERP lesion evidence. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(3), 698-706.


[1] Knolle, F. (2012). Knowing what’s next: The role of the cerebellum in generating predictions. PhD Thesis, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig. ISBN: 978-3-941504-26-4