Publications Prof. Dr. Sabine Windmann

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Windmann, S. (2024, May 22). Mindful waste separation through self-administered "watching eyes".

Voss, U., Schermelleh-Engel, K., [...], & Windmann, S. (2024). Alike but not the same: Psychological profiles of COVID-19 vaccine skeptics. Health Psychology Open.

Windmann, S., Binder, L., Bender, C., Langenbucher, K. Vollmeyer, R. & Schultze, M. (2024). Facets of altruism in study majors and volunteering groups. Personality and Individual Differences, 217, 112430.

Koppehele-Gossel, J., Weinmann, L.-M., Klimke, A., Windmann, S., & Voss, U. (2023). Dreaming during a pandemic: Low incorporation of COVID-19-specific themes and lucidity in dreams of psychiatric patients and healthy controls. International Jounal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 23(3), 100364.

Iotzov, V., Weiß, M., Windmann, S., & Hein, G. (2022). Valence framing induces cognitive bias. Current Psychology.

Windmann, S. (2022). Facial shape or expression. PsyArXiv Preprints.

Harrison, O., Windmann, S., Rosner, R., & Steil, R. (2022). Interpersonal problems and cooperative behavior in patients suffering from prolonged grief disorder as compared to bereaved healthy controls. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 78(9), 1912-1924.

Koppehele-Gossel, J., Weinmann, A.-L., Klimke, A., Windmann, S., & Voss, U. (2022). Adapting to a major crisis: Sleep and mental health during two lockdowns. Journal of Sleep Research, 31(5), e13565.

Zey, E. & Windmann, S. (2022). Grassroots autonomy – a laypersons' perspective on autonomy. Frontiers in Psychology, 13.

Goldbach, N., Erhart, M., Zabel, K., Windmann, S., Reif, A., & Oertel, V. (2021). A randomized Trial of group therapy for resource activation for patients with affective disorder. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 33(1), 1-19.

Windmann, S., Binder, L., & Schultze, M. (2021). Constructing the facets of altruistic behavior (FAB) scale. Social Psychology, 52(5), 299–313.    pdf

Windmann, S., Steinbrück, L., & Stier, P. (2021). Overgeneralizing emotions: Facial width-to-height revisited. Emotion, 23(1), 163-181.    pdf

Zey, E., & Windmann, S. (2021). Effects of message framing, sender authority, and recipients’ self-reported trait autonomy on endorsement of health and safety measures during the early COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(15), 7740.

Harrison, O., Windmann, S., Rosner, R., & Steil, R. (2021). Inclusion of the other in the self as a potential risk factor for prolonged grief disorder: A comparison of patients with matched bereaved healthy controls. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 29(3), 1101-1112.    pdf

Frick, A., Thinnes, I., Hofmann, S. G., Windmann, S. & Stangier, U. (2021). Reduced social connectedness and compassion toward close others in patients with chronic depression compared to a non-clinical sample. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, 608607.

Goldbach, N., Reif, A., Preuss, H., Röhm, M., Straus, E., Streicher, E., Windmann, S., & Oertel, V. (2019). The role of resources in the face of psychopathology. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 76, 406-422. pdf

Windmann, S. & Hein, G. (2018). Altruism from the perspective of the Social Neurosciences. Neuroforum, 24(1), 11-18.  pdf

Anderl, C., Steil, R., Hahn, T., Hitzeroth, P., Reif, A., & Windmann, S. (2018). Reduced reciprocal giving in social anxiety – Evidence from the trust game. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 59, 12-18.  pdf

Hahn, T., Winter, N., Anderl, C.,  Notebaert, K., Wuttke, A. M., Clément, C. C., & Windmann, S. (2017). Facial width-to-height ratio differs by social rank across organizations, countries, and value systems. PlosOne, 12(11), e0187957.  pdf

Lieberz, K., Windmann, S. , Geniole, S., McCormick, C., Mueller-Engelmann, M., Gruener, F., Bornefeld-Ettmann, P., & Steil, R. (2017). The facial width-to-height ratio determines interpersonal distance preferences in the observer. Aggressive Behavior, 43(5), 460-467.  pdf

Anderl, C., Hahn, T., Notebaert, K., Klotz, C., Rutter, B., & Windmann, S. (2015). Cooperation preferences fluctuate across the menstrual cycle. Judgment and Decision Making, 10(5), 400-406. pdf

Anderl, C., Hahn, T., Schmidt, A-K., Moldenhauer, H., Notebaert, K., Clément, C.C., & Windmann, S. (2015). Facial width-to-height ratio predicts psychopathic traits in males. Personality and Individual Differences, 88, 99-101.  pdf

Kinnunen, S. P., Singh, M., & Windmann, S. (2015). Dissociating facets of self-reported altruism in India and Germany. Psychological Studies, 60(2), 193-203. doi: 10.1007/s12646-015-0309-7 pdf

Hahn, T., Notebaert, K., Anderl, C., Reicherts, P., Wieser, M., Kopf, J., Reif, A., Fehl, K., Semmann, D., & Windmann, S. (2015). Reliance on functional resting-state network for stable task control predicts behavioral tendency for cooperation. NeuroImage, 118, 231–236. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.0 pdf

Windmann, S. & Hill, H. (2014). Dissociating electrophysiological correlates of subjective, objective, and correct memory in investigating the emotion-induced recognition bias.  Consciousness and Cognition, 29, 199-211. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2014.08.010 pdf

Hill, H. & Windmann, S. (2014). Examining event-related potential (ERP) correlates of decision bias in recognition memory judgments. PLoS ONE, 9(9), e106411. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106411 pdf

Hahn, T., Notebaert, K., Anderl, C., Teckentrup, V., Kaßecker, A. & Windmann, S. (2014). How to trust a perfect stranger: predicting initial trust behavior from resting-state brain-electrical connectivity. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, 10 (6), 809-813. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu122 pdf

Kinnunen, S. P. & Windmann, S. (2013). Dual-processing. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 193. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00193 pdf

Kröger, S., Rutter, B., Hill, H., Windmann, S., Hermann, C. & Abraham, A. (2013). An ERP study of passive creative conceptual expansion using a modified alternate uses task. Brain Research, 1527, 189-198. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2013.07.007 pdf

Hahn, T., Notebaert, K., Windmann, S., Heinzel, S., Dresler, T., Fallgatter, A. J., Reif, A., Lesch, K.-P. & Jakob, P. M. (2013). The tricks of the trait: Neural implementation of personality varies with genotype-dependent serotonin levels. NeuroImage, 81, 393-399. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.037 pdf

Rutter, B., Kröger, S., Hill, H., Windmann, S., Hermann, C., & Abraham, A. (2012). Can clouds dance? Part 2: an ERP investigation of passive conceptual expansion. Brain & Cognition, 80(3), 301-310. pdf

Abraham, A., Pieritz, K., Thybusch, K., Rutter, B., Kröger, S., Schweckendiek, J., Stark, R., Windmann, S., & Hermann, C. (2012). Creativity and the brain: uncovering the neural signature of conceptual expansion. Neuropsychologia, 50(8), 1906-1917. pdf

Rutter, B., Kröger, S., Stark, R., Schweckendiek, J., Windmann, S., Hermann, C., & Abraham, A. (2012). Can clouds dance? Neural correlates of passive conceptual expansion using a metaphor processing task: Implications for creative cognition. Brain & Cognition, 78(2), 114-122. pdf

Kröger, S., Rutter, B., Stark, R., Windmann, S., Hermann, C., & Abraham, A. (2012). Using a shoe as a plant pot: neural correlates of passive conceptual expansion. Brain Research, 1430, 52-61. pdf

Strobel, A., Zimmermann, J., Schmitz, A., Reuter, M., Lis, S. Windmann, S., & Kirsch, P. (2011). Beyond revenge: Neural and genetic bases of altruistic punishment. NeuroImage 54, 671–680. pdf

Wischniewski, J., Windmann, S., Juckel, G., & Brüne, M. (2009). Rules of social exchange: game theory, individual differences and psychopathology. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 33, 305-313. pdf

Kirsch, M. & Windmann, S. (2009). The role of anxiety in decision-making. Review of Psychology, 16(1), 19-28. pdf

Windmann, S. & Chmielewski, A. (2008). Emotion-induced modulation of recognition memory decisions in a Go/NoGo task: Response bias or memory bias? Cognition and Emotion, 22(5), 761-776. pdf

Abraham, A. & Windmann, S. (2008). Selective information processing advantages in creative cognition as a function of schizotypy. Creativity Research Journal, 20(1), 1-6. pdf

Windmann, S. (2008). Ten models of consciousness that are none. Synthesis Philosophica, 22(2), 435-445. pdf

Windmann, S. (2007). Sentence context induces lexical bias in audiovisual speech perception. Review of Psychology, 14 (2), 77-91. pdf

Abraham, A., & Windmann, S. (2007). Creative Cognition: The diverse operations and the prospect of applying a Cognitive Neuroscience perspective. Methods, 42(1), 38-48. pdf

Abraham, A., Windmann, S, McKenna, P., & Güntürkün, O. (2007). Creative thinking in schizophrenia: The role of executive dysfunction and symptom severity. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 12 (3), 235-258. pdf

Kalenscher, T., Ohmann, T., Windmann, S., Freund, N., & Güntürkün, O. (2006). Single forebrain neurons represent interval timing and reward amount during response scheduling. European Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 2923-2931. pdf

Windmann, S., Schneider, T., Reczio, J., Grobosch, M., Voelzke, V., Mandrella, W. et al. (2007). Intact emotion-induced recognition bias in neuropsychological patients with executive control deficits. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 4, 270–276. pdf

Karimi, Z., Windmann, S., Güntürkün, O. & Abraham, A. (2006) Insight problem solving in individuals with high versus low schizotypy. Journal of Personality Research, 41 (7), 473-480. pdf

Abraham, A., Windmann, S., Siefen, R., Daum, I., & Güntürkün, O. (2006). Creative Thinking in Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Child Neuropsychology, 12, 111-123. pdf

Windmann, S., Kirsch, P., Mier, D., Stark, R., Walter, B., Güntürkün, O., & Vaitl, D. (2006). On framing effects in decision-making: Linking lateral versus medial orbifrontal cortex activation to choice outcome processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 1198-1211. pdf

Bergert, S.,Windmann, S., & Güntürkün, O.(2006) Is interhemispheric communication disturbed when the two hemispheres perform on separate tasks? Neuropsychologia, 44, 1457-1467. pdf

Windmann, S., Wehrmann, M., Calabrese, P. & Güntürkün, O. (2006). Role of the prefrontal cortex in attentional control over bistable vision. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 456-471. pdf

Kalenscher, T., Windmann, S., Diekamp, B., Rose, J., Güntürkün, O. & Columbo, M. (2005). Single units in the pigeon brain integrate reward amount and time-to-reward in an impulsive choice paradigm. Current Biology, 15, 594-602. pdf

Abraham, A., Windmann, S., Daum, I., & Güntürkün, O. (2005). Conceptual expansion and creative imagery as a function of psychoticism. Consciousness and Cognition, 14, 520-534. pdf

Urbach, T., Windmann, S., Payne, D.G., & Kutas, M. (2005) Mismaking memories: Neural precursors of memory illusions. Psychological Science, 16, 19-24. pdf

Windmann, S. (2004). Effects of sentence context and expectation on the McGurk illusion. Journal of Memory and Language, 50, 212-230. pdf

Windmann, S., Urbach, T. & Kutas, M. (2002). Cognitive and neural mechanisms of decision biases in recognition memory. Cerebral Cortex, 12, 808-817. pdf

Windmann, S., Sakhavat, Z., & Kutas, M. (2002). Electrophysiological evidence reveal affective information processing deficits early during stimulus processing in patients with panic disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 111, 357–369. pdf

Windmann, S., Daum, I. & Güntürkün, O. (2002). Dissociating prelexical and postlexical processing of affective information in the two hemispheres: effects of the stimulus presentation format. Brain and Language, 80, 269-286. pdf

Durstewitz, D. & Windmann, S. (2001). Die Seelenfänger [The Soul Catchers. Commentary]. Psychologische Rundschau, 52, 168-169.

Windmann, S. & Kutas, M. (2001). Electrophysiological correlates of emotion-induced recognition bias. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 13, 577-592. pdf

Windmann, S. & Durstewitz, D. (2001). Warum wir so “stramme” Naturwissenschaftler sind. [Why we are such “stalwart” natural scientists. Commetary.] Psychologische Rundschau, 52, 106-108.

Windmann, S. & Durstewitz, D. (2000). Phänomenales Erleben: Ein fundamentales Problem für die Psychologie und die Naturwissenschaften. [Phenomenal experiences: A fundamental problem for Psychology and the Natural Sciences] Psychologische Rundschau, 51, 75-82. download

Windmann, S. & Durstewitz, D. (2000) Warum die Evolution nicht auf qualitativem Erleben operieren kann. [Why evolution cannot operate on qualitative experience. Commentary]. Psychologische Rundschau, 51, 216-217.

Windmann, S.,Schonecke, O.W., Fröhlig, G. & Maldener, G. (1999). Dissociating beliefs about heart rates and actual heart rates in patients with cardiac pacemakers. Psychophysiology, 36, 339-343. pdf

Windmann, S. & Krüger, T. (1998) Subconscious detection of threat as reflected by an enhanced response bias. Consciousness and Cognition, 7, 603-633. pdf

Windmann, S. (1998). Panic disorder from a monistic perspective: Integrating neurobiological and psychological approaches. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 12, 485-507. pdf

Windmann, S. (1998). Kardiozeption bei der Panikstörung: Erhöhte Sensibilität oder unspezifische Reaktionstendenz? [Cardioception in Panic Disorder: Enhanced Sensitivity or Unspecific Response Bias?] Münchener Medizinische Wochenschrift, 140, 22-25.

 Book Chapters

Windmann, S. & Kirsch, M. (2009). The Orbitofrontal Cortex and Emotional Decision-Making: The Neglected Role of Anxiety. In: The Prefrontal Cortex: Roles, Interventions and Traumas: Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Windmann, S. (2005) What you see is never what you get: Top-Down processes bias perception, memory, and decision-making. In A. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research Vol. 35 (pp. 129-156). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Windmann, S. (2006). Warum das Erleben so unerklärlich ist: Brief an einen Zombie. [Why phenomenal experience is so unexplicable: Letter to a zombie]. In C.S. Herrmann, M. Pauen, J. Rieger & S. Schicketanz (Hrsg.), Bewusstsein: Neurowissenschaften und Philosophie im Dialog (S. 187-215). Stuttgart: UTB für Wissenschaften.

Windmann, S. (2004). Das Subjekt in den Neurowissenschaften. [The subject in the natural sciences.] In Gerd Jüttemann (Hrsg.) Psychologie als Humanwissenschaft: Ein Handbuch (S. 46-60). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht.

Güntürkün, O. & Windmann, S. (2002). Wie das Gehirn Tennis spielt und Snackautomaten bedient. [How the brain plays tennis and serves snack machines.] Jahresbericht des Hanse Wissenschaftskollegs, 2001, S. 44-48.

Windmann, S. (1999). Herzschlagwahrnehmung bei der Panikstörung: Erhöhte Sensibilität oder unspezifische Reaktionstendenz? [Heartbeat perception in panic disorder: Increased Sensitivity or unspecific response bias?] In H. von Helmchen und H.J. Möller (Eds.), Psychiatrie für die Praxis, Band 29 (pp. 206-212). München: Medizin Verlag.

Durstewitz, D. & Windmann, S. (1998). Gibt es Eigenschaften neuronaler Prozesse, die mit der Entstehung von Bewußtsein korreliert sind? [Are there properties of neuronal processes that are correlated with the emergence of consciousness?] In F. Esken und H.-D. Heckmann (Eds.), Bewußtsein und Repräsentation (pp. 127-151). Paderborn: Schoeningh.

Windmann, S. (1997). Unbewußte Informationsverarbeitung bei der Panikstörung: Integration kognitiver und neurobiologischer Faktoren [Unconsicous information processing in panic disprder: Integration of cognitive and neurobiological factors. Dissertation]. In Aktuelle Psychologische Forschung, Vol 21, von J. Funke und A. Buchner (Eds.). Lengerich: Pabst.

Petermann, F. & Windmann, S. (1993). Sozialwissenschaftliche Erhebungstechniken bei Kindern. In M. Markefka und B. Nauck (Eds.), Handbuch der Kindheitsforschung (pp. 125-139). Neuwied: Luchterhand.