Short CV/Education and training

  • 1969 – 1975
    Studied psychology at the University of Göttingen, Germany, and Heidelberg University

  • Since 1995
    Director of the University of Konstanz research station at the Centre for Psychiatry in Reichenau, Germany

Selected publications

  • Assadollahi, R., Rockstroh, B.: Representation of the verb's argument structure in the human brain. In: BMC Neuroscience 9, 2009. p. 69.

  • Assadollahi, R. et al.: The representation of the verb's argument structure as disclosed by fMRI. In: BMC Neuroscience 10, 2009. p. 3.

  • Elbert, T., Rockstroh, B.: Reorganization of human cerebral cortex: The range of changes following use and injury. In: The Neuroscientist 10(2), 2004. pp. 129-141.

  • Löw, A. et al.: Semantic categories reflected in macroscopically distinct human brain activities. In: Psychological Science 14, 2003. pp. 367-372.

  • Meinzer, M. et al.: Intensive language training enhances brain plasticity in chronic aphasia. In: BMC Biology 2, 2004. p. 20.

  • Miller, G.A., Elbert, T., Rockstroh, B.: Judging psychiatric disorders in refugees. In: The Lancet 366, 2005. pp. 1604-1605.

  • Rockstroh, B. et al.: Evoked magnetic responses indicate deficient automatic processing of affective stimuli in schizophrenia. In: Psychophysiology 43, 2006. pp. 431-439.

  • Rockstroh, B. et al.: Abnormal oscillatory brain dynamics in schizophrenia: A sign of deviant communication in neural network? In: BMC Psychiatry 7, 2007. pp. 44.

  • Rockstroh, B., Elbert, T.: Traces of fear in the neural web – magnetoencephalographic responding to arousing pictorial stimuli. In: Int. J. Psychophysiology Epub ahead of print:

  • Weber, K. et al.: Early life stress and psychiatric disorder modulate cortical responses to affective stimuli. In: Psychophysiology 46, 2009. pp. 1234-1243.

Selected projects

  • Subproject within German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit FOR 751 (The Science of Social Stress): Social stress, allostatic load and psychopathology

  • DFG project: Training-induced cerebral reorganisation in schizophrenia

Additional qualifications

  • Vice-rector of the University of Konstanz, Germany, 2004 – 2009

  • Equal opportunity officer for the University of Konstanz, 2001 – 2003

  • Director of the University of Konstanz research station at the Centre for Psychiatry in Reichenau, Germany, since 1995


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