Prof. Dr. Katharina von Kriegstein
Prof. Dr. Katharina von Kriegstein
Research group leader
Phone: +49 341 9940-2476
Fax: +49 341 9940-2499


Liane Dörr
Liane Dörr
Lab manager Leipzig
Phone: +49 341 9940-2480

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Independent Research Groups

Selected Publications:

Speech Recognition

Begona Diaz, Florian Hintz, Stefan J. Kiebel, and Katharina von Kriegstein, "Dysfunction of the auditory thalamus in developmental dyslexia," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109 (34), 13841-13846 (2012).
Burak Yildiz, Katharina von Kriegstein, and Stefan J. Kiebel, "From birdsong to human speech recognition: Bayesian inference on a hierarchy of nonlinear dynamical systems," PLoS Computational Biology 9 (9), e1003219 (2013).
von Kriegstein, K.; Smith, D. R.; Patterson, R. D.; Kiebel, S. J.; Griffiths, T. D.: How the human brain recognizes speech in the context of changing speakers. Journal of Neuroscience 30 (2), pp. 629 - 638 (2010)

Person Recognition

Roswandowitz, C.; Mathias, S. R.; Hintz, F.; Kreitewolf, J.; Schelinski, S.; von Kriegstein, K.: Two cases of selective developmental voice-recognition impairments. Current Biology 24 (19), pp. 2348 - 2353 (2014)
Blank, H.; Anwander, A.; von Kriegstein, K.: Direct structural connections between voice- and face-recognition areas. The Journal of Neuroscience 31 (36), pp. 12906 - 12915 (2011)
von Kriegstein, K.; Smith, D. R.; Patterson, R. D.; Ives, D. T.; Griffiths, T. D.: Neural representation of auditory size in the human voice and in sounds from other resonant sources. Curr Biol 17, pp. 1123 - 1128 (2007)

Face-to-face Communication

von Kriegstein, K.; Dogan, O.; Grüter, M.; Giraud, A. L.; Kell, C.; Grüter, T.; Kleinschmidt, A.; Kiebel, S. J.: Simulation of talking faces in the human brain improves auditory speech recognition. Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences 105 (18), pp. 6747 - 6752 (2008)
Riedel, P.; Ragert, P.; Schelinski, S.; Kiebel, S. J.; von Kriegstein, K.: Visual face-movement sensitive cortex is relevant for auditory-only speech recognition. Cortex 68, pp. 86 - 99 (2015)
Mayer, K. M.; Yildiz, I. B.; Macedonia, M.; von Kriegstein, K.: Visual and motor cortices differentially support the translation of foreign language words. Current Biology 25 (4), pp. 530 - 535 (2015)


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