Publications

Bach DR, Melinscak F (2020). Psychophysiological modelling and the measurement of fear conditioning. Behaviour Research and Therapy, in press. [DOI]

Zimmermann J, Bach DR (2020). Impact of a reminder/extinction procedure on threat-conditioned pupil size and skin conductance responses. Learning & Memory, 27, 164–172. [DOI] [Open Data]

Melinscak F, Bach DR (2020). Computational optimization of associative learning experiments. PLOS Computational Biology,16(1), e1007593. [DOI] [OSF project] [Open Code

Fullana MA, Dunsmoor JE, Schruers KRJ, Savage HS, Bach DR, Harison BJ (2019). Human fear conditioning: From neuroscience to the clinic. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 124, 103528. [DOI] [Open Article]

Grosskurth ED, Bach DR, Economides M, Huys QJM, Holper L (2019). No substantial change in the balance between model-free and model-based control via training on the two-step task. PLOS Computational Biology, 15, e1007443. [DOI] [Open Data]

Staib M, Abivardi A, Bach DR (2019). Primary auditory cortex representations of fear-conditioned musical sounds. Human Brain Mapping, 41, 882–891. [DOI]

Bach DR, Naef M, Deutschmann M, Tyagarajan SK, Quednow BB (2019). Threat memory reminder under matrix metalloproteinase 9 inhibitor doxycycline globally reduces subsequent memory plasticity. Journal of Neuroscience, 39, 9424-9434. [Open Data] [Open Code] [DOI]

Bach DR, Hoffmann M, Finke C, Hurlemann R, Ploner CJ (2019). Disentangling hippocampal and amygdala contribution to human anxiety-like behaviour. Journal of Neuroscience, 39, 8517-8526. [DOI]

Bach DR, Brown SA, Kleim B, Tyagarajan SK (2019). Extracellular matrix: a new player in memory maintenance and psychiatric disorder. Swiss Medical Weekly, 149:w20060. [DOI]

Oberrauch S, Sigrist H, Sautter E, Gerster S, Bach DR, Pryce CR (2019). Establishing operant conflict tests for the translational study of anxiety in mice. Psychopharmacology, 236, 2527-2541. [DOI] [Open Article]

Tzovara A, Meyer SS, Bonaiuto JJ, Abivardi A, Dolan RJ, Barnes GR, Bach DR (2019). High-precision magnetoencephalography for reconstructing amygdalar and hippocampal oscillations during prediction of safety and threat. Human Brain Mapping, 40, 4114-4129. [DOI]

Korn CW & Bach DR (2019). Minimizing threat via heuristic and optimal policies recruits hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. Nature Human Behavior, 3, 733-745. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3] [Open Code

Xia Y, Gurkina A, Bach DR (2019). Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer after human threat conditioning. Learning & Memory, 26, 167-175. [DOI] [Open Data1] [Open Data 2]

Tzovara A, Korn CW & Bach DR (2018). Human Pavlovian fear conditioning conforms to probabilistic learning. PLOS Computational Biology,14, e1006243. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3] [Open Data 4

Bach DR, Korn CW, Vunder J, Bantel A (2018). Effect of valproate and pregabalin on human anxiety-like behaviour in a randomised controlled trial. Translational Psychiatry, 8, 157. [DOI]

Bach DR, Tzovara A, Vunder J (2018). Blocking human fear memory with the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor doxycycline. Molecular Psychiatry, 23, 1584–1589. [DOI] [Open Data]

Bach DR, Castegnetti G, Korn CW, Gerster S, Melinscak F, Moser T (2018). Psychophysiological modelling – current state and future directions. Psychophysiology, 55, e13209. [DOI] [Open Article]

Gerster S, Namer B, Elam M, Bach DR (2018). Testing a linear time invariant model for skin conductance responses by intraneural recording and stimulation. Psychophysiology, 55, e12986. [DOI] [Open Data]

Staib M & Bach DR (2018). Stimulus-invariant auditory cortex threat encoding during fear conditioning with simple and complex sounds. Neuroimage, 166, 276-284. [DOI] [Open Data 1]

Korn CW & Bach DR (2018). Heuristic and optimal policy computations in the human brain during sequential decision-making. Nature Communications, 9, 325. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2]

Homan P, Lin Q, Murrough JW, Soleimani L, Bach DR, Clem RL, Schiller D (2017). Prazosin during threat discrimination boosts memory of the safe stimulus. Learning & Memory, 24, 597-601. [DOI]

Korn CK, Vunder J, Miro J, Fuentemilla L, Hurlemann R, Bach DR (2017). Amygdala lesions reduce anxiety-like behavior in a human benzodiazepine-sensitive approach-avoidance conflict test. Biological Psychiatry, 82, 522-531. [DOI]

Khemka S, Barnes G, Dolan RJ, Bach DR (2017). Dissecting the function of hippocampal oscillations in a human anxiety model. Journal of Neuroscience, 37, 6869-6876. [DOI]

Abivardi A & Bach DR (2017). Deconstructing white matter connectivity of human amygdala nuclei with thalamus and cortex subdivisions in vivo. Human Brain Mapping, 38, 3927-3940.  [DOI] [Open Data]

Bach DR, & Dayan, P (2017). Algorithms for survival: a comparative perspective on emotions. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 18, 311-319. [DOI] [Open Article]

Bach DR, Symmonds M, Barnes G, Dolan RJ (2017). Whole-brain neural dynamics of probabilistic reward prediction. Journal of Neuroscience, 37, 3789-3798. [DOI]

Korn CK, Staib M, Tzovara A, Castegnetti G, Bach DR (2017). A pupil size response model to assess fear learning. Psychophysiology, 54, 330-343. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3] [Open Data 4] [Open Data 5]

Khemka S, Tzovara A, Gerster S, Quednow BB, Bach DR (2017). Modelling startle eye blink electromyogram to assess fear learning. Psychophysiology, 54, 202-214. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3] [Open Data 4]

Castegnetti G, Tzovara A, Staib M, Gerster S, Bach DR (2017). Assessing fear learning via conditioned respiratory amplitude responses. Psychophysiology, 54, 215-223. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3] [Open Data 4] [Open Data 5]

Bach DR (2017). The cognitive architecture of anxiety-like behavioural inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43,18-29. [DOI]

Freund P, Friston K, Thompson AJ, Stephan KE, Ashburner J, Bach DR, Nagy Z, Helms G, Draganski B, Mohammadi S, Schwab ME, Curt A, Weiskopf N. (2016). Embodied neurology: an integrative framework for neurological disorders. Brain, 139, 1855-1861. [DOI]

Bach DR, Gerster S, Tzovara A, Castegnetti G (2016). A linear model for event-related respiration responses. Journal of Neuroscience Methods270, 174-155. [DOI] [Open Data 1-2] [Open Data 3]

Paulus PC, Castegnetti G, & Bach DR (2016). Modeling event-related heart period responses. Psychophysiology, 53, 837-846. [DOI] [Open Data 1-2] [Open Data 3] [Open Data 4]

Castegnetti G, Tzovara A, Staib M, Paulus PC, Hofer N, & Bach DR (2016). Modelling fear-conditioned bradycardia in humans. Psychophysiology, 53, 930-939. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3] [Open Data 4]

Korn CW & Bach DR (2016). A solid frame for the window on cognition: Modelling event-related pupil responses. Journal of Vision, 16:28,1-6. [DOI] [Open Data 1

Stephan KE, Bach DR, Fletcher PC, Flint J, Frank MJ, Friston KJ, Heinz A, Huys QJ, Owen MJ, Binder EB, Dayan P, Johnstone EC, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Montague PR, Schnyder U, Wang XJ, Breakspear M (2016). Charting the landscape of priority problems in psychiatry, part 1: classification and diagnosis. Lancet Psychiatry3, 77-83. [DOI] [Open Article]

Stephan KE, Binder EB, Breakspear M, Dayan P, Johnstone E, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Schnyder U, Wang XJ, Bach DR, Fletcher PC, Flint J, Frank MJ, Heinz A, Huys QJM, Montague PR, Owen JM, Friston KJ (2016). Charting the landscape of priority problems in psychiatry, part 2: pathogenesis and aetiology. Lancet Psychiatry, 3, 84-90. [DOI] [Open Article]

Bach DR (2015). Anxiety-like behavioural inhibition is normative under environmental threat-reward correlations. PLOS Computational Biology, 11, e1004646. [DOI] [Open Data]

Staib M, Castegnetti G, Bach DR (2015). Optimising a model-based approach to inferring fear learning from skin conductance responses. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 255, 131-138.[DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2]

Bach DR, Staib M (2015). A matching pursuit algorithm for inferring tonic sympathetic arousal from spontaneous skin conductance fluctuations. Psychophysiology, 52, 1106-12. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3]

Bach DR, Furl N, Barnes G, Dolan RJ (2015). Sustained Magnetic Responses in Temporal Cortex Reflect Instantaneous Significance of Approaching and Receding Sounds. PLOS ONE, 10, e0134060. [DOI]

Bach DR, Seifritz E, Dolan RJ (2015). Temporally unpredictable sounds exert a context-dependent influence on evaluation of unrelated images. PLOS ONE, 10, e0131065. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2] [Open Data 3] [Open Data 4]

Korn CW & Bach DR (2015). Maintaining Homeostasis by Decision-Making. PLOS Computational Biology, 11, e1004301. [DOI] [Open Data]

Bach DR (2015). A cost minimisation and Bayesian inference model predicts startle reflex modulation across species. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 370, 53-60. [DOI]

Bach DR, Hurlemann R, Dolan RJ (2015). Impaired threat prioritisation after selective bilateral amygdala lesions. Cortex, 63, 206-213. [DOI]

Bach DR (2014). A head-to-head comparison of SCRalyze and Ledalab, two model-based methods for skin conductance analysis. Biological Psychology, 103, 63-68. [DOI]

Bach DR, Schmidt-Daffy M, Dolan RJ (2014). Facial expression influences face identity recognition during the attentional blink. Emotion, 14, 1007-1013. [DOI]

Toelch U, Bach DR, Dolan RJ (2014). The neural underpinnings of an optimal exploitation of social information under uncertainty. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 1746-1753. [DOI]

Pooresmaeli A, FitzGerald THB, Bach DR, Toelch U, Ostendorf F, Dolan RJ (2014). Crossmodal effects of value on perceptual acuity and stimulus encoding. PNAS, 111, 15244-15429. [DOI]

Bulganin L, Bach DR, Wittmann BC (2014). Prior fear conditioning and reward learning interact in fear and reward networks. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 67. [DOI]

Bach DR, Guitart-Masip M, Packard PA, Miró J, Falip M, Fuentemilla L, Dolan RJ (2014). Human hippocampus arbitrates approach-avoidance conflict. Current Biology, 24, 541-547. [DOI]

Pooresmaeili A, Bach DR, Dolan RJ (2014). The effect of visual salience on memory-based choices. Journal of Neurophysiology, 111, 481-487. [DOI

Bach DR, Friston KJ, Dolan RJ (2013). An improved algorithm for model-based analysis of evoked skin conductance responses. Biological Psychology, 94, 490-497. [DOI] [Open Data 1] [Open Data 2]

Bach DR, Hurlemann R, & Dolan RJ (2013). Unimpaired discrimination of fearful prosody after amygdala lesion. Neuropsychologia, 51, 2070-2074. [DOI]

Bach DR, & Friston KJ (2013). Model-based analysis of skin conductance responses: Towards causal models in psychophysiology. Psychophysiology, 50, 15-22 [DOI] [Open Article]