• Frühholz, S., Trost, W., & Grandjean, D. (2016). Whispering - The hidden side of auditory communication. NeuroImage, 142, 602–612.
  • Frühholz, S., Trost, W., & Kotz, S. A. (2016). The sound of emotions-Towards a unifying neural network perspective of affective  sound processing. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 68, 96–110.
  • Frühholz, S., van der Zwaag, W., Saenz, M., Belin, P., Schobert, A.-K., Vuilleumier, P., & Grandjean, D. (2016). Neural decoding of discriminative auditory object features depends on their socio-affective valence. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(10), 1638–1649.
  • Ceravolo, L., Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2016). Modulation of Auditory Spatial Attention by Angry Prosody: An fMRI Auditory Dot-Probe Study. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10, 216.
  • Ceravolo, L., Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2016). Proximal vocal threat recruits the right voice-sensitive auditory cortex. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(5), 793–802.
  • Dricu, M., & Frühholz, S. (2016). Perceiving emotional expressions in others: Activation likelihood estimation meta-analyses of explicit evaluation, passive perception and incidental perception of emotions. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 71, 810–828.
  • Korsch, M., Frühholz, S., & Herrmann, M. (2016). Conflict-Specific Aging Effects Mainly Manifest in Early Information Processing Stages-An ERP Study with Different Conflict Types. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8, 53.
  • Pannese, A., Grandjean, D., & Frühholz, S. (2016). Amygdala and auditory cortex exhibit distinct sensitivity to relevant acoustic features of auditory emotions. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior, 85, 116–125.
  • Peron, J., Frühholz, S., Ceravolo, L., & Grandjean, D. (2016). Structural and functional connectivity of the subthalamic nucleus during vocal emotion decoding. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(2), 349–356.
  • Peschke, C., Koster, R., Korsch, M., Frühholz, S., Thiel, C. M., Herrmann, M., & Hilgetag, C. C. (2016). Selective perturbation of cognitive conflict in the human brain-A combined fMRI and rTMS study. Scientific Reports, 6, 38700.


  • Frühholz, S., Gschwind, M., & Grandjean, D. (2015). Bilateral dorsal and ventral fiber pathways for the processing of affective prosody identified by probabilistic fiber tracking. NeuroImage, 109, 27–34.
  • Frühholz, S., Hofstetter, C., Cristinzio, C., Saj, A., Seeck, M., Vuilleumier, P., & Grandjean, D. (2015). Asymmetrical effects of unilateral right or left amygdala damage on auditory cortical processing of vocal emotions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(5), 1583–1588.
  • Frühholz, S., Klaas, H. S., Patel, S., & Grandjean, D. (2015). Talking in Fury: The Cortico-Subcortical Network Underlying Angry Vocalizations. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 25(9), 2752–2762.
  • Berron, D., Frühholz, S., & Herrmann, M. (2015). Neural control of enhanced filtering demands in a combined Flanker and Garner conflict task. PloS One, 10(3), e0120582.
  • Klaas, H. S., Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2015). Aggressive vocal expressions-an investigation of their underlying neural network. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 121.
  • Korb, S., Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2015). Reappraising the voices of wrath. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(12), 1644–1660.
  • Pannese, A., Grandjean, D., & Frühholz, S. (2015). Subcortical processing in auditory communication. Hearing Research, 328, 67–77.
  • Trost, W., & Frühholz, S. (2015). The hippocampus is an integral part of the temporal limbic system during emotional processing: Comment on «The quartet theory of human emotions: An integrative and neurofunctional model» by S. Koelsch et al. Physics of Life Reviews, 13, 87–88.
  • Trost, W., Frühholz, S., Cochrane, T., Cojan, Y., & Vuilleumier, P. (2015). Temporal dynamics of musical emotions examined through intersubject synchrony of  brain activity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(12), 1705–1721.


  • Frühholz, S., Sander, D., & Grandjean, D. (2014). Functional neuroimaging of human vocalizations and affective speech. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37(6), 554-555-604.
  • Frühholz, S., Trost, W., & Grandjean, D. (2014). The role of the medial temporal limbic system in processing emotions in voice and music. Progress in Neurobiology, 123, 1–17.
  • Korsch, M., Frühholz, S., & Herrmann, M. (2014). Ageing differentially affects neural processing of different conflict types-an fMRI study. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6, 57.
  • Milesi, V., Cekic, S., Peron, J., Frühholz, S., Cristinzio, C., Seeck, M., & Grandjean, D. (2014). Multimodal emotion perception after anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 275.
  • Trost, W., Frühholz, S., Schon, D., Labbe, C., Pichon, S., Grandjean, D., & Vuilleumier, P. (2014). Getting the beat: entrainment of brain activity by musical rhythm and pleasantness. NeuroImage, 103, 55–64.


  • Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2013). Amygdala subregions differentially respond and rapidly adapt to threatening voices. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior, 49(5), 1394–1403.
  • Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2013). Multiple subregions in superior temporal cortex are differentially sensitive to vocal expressions: a quantitative meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 37(1), 24–35.
  • Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2013). Processing of emotional vocalizations in bilateral inferior frontal cortex. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 37(10 Pt 2), 2847–2855.
  • Peron, J., Frühholz, S., Verin, M., & Grandjean, D. (2013). Subthalamic nucleus: a key structure for emotional component synchronization in humans. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 37(3), 358–373.


  • Frühholz, S., Ceravolo, L., & Grandjean, D. (2012). Specific brain networks during explicit and implicit decoding of emotional prosody. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 22(5), 1107–1117.
  • Frühholz, S., & Grandjean, D. (2012). Towards a fronto-temporal neural network for the decoding of angry vocal expressions. NeuroImage, 62(3), 1658–1666.


  • Frühholz, S., Godde, B., Finke, M., & Herrmann, M. (2011). Spatio-temporal brain dynamics in a combined stimulus-stimulus and stimulus-response conflict task. NeuroImage, 54(1), 622–634.
  • Frühholz, S., Godde, B., Lewicki, P., Herzmann, C., & Herrmann, M. (2011). Face recognition under ambiguous visual stimulation: fMRI correlates of «encoding styles». Human Brain Mapping, 32(10), 1750–1761.
  • Frühholz, S., Jellinghaus, A., & Herrmann, M. (2011). Time course of implicit processing and explicit processing of emotional faces and emotional words. Biological Psychology, 87(2), 265–274.
  • Frühholz, S., Trautmann-Lengsfeld, S. A., & Herrmann, M. (2011). Contextual interference processing during fast categorisations of facial expressions. Cognition & Emotion, 25(6), 1045–1073.
  • Kuchinke, L., Hofmann, M. J., Jacobs, A. M., Frühholz, S., Tamm, S., & Herrmann, M. (2011). Human striatal activation during adjustment of the response criterion in visual word recognition. NeuroImage, 54(3), 2412–2417.


  • Frühholz, S., Prinz, M., & Herrmann, M. (2010). Affect-related personality traits and contextual interference processing during perception of facial affect. Neuroscience Letters, 469(2), 260–264.


  • Frühholz, S., Fehr, T., & Herrmann, M. (2009). Early and late temporo-spatial effects of contextual interference during perception of facial affect. International Journal of Psychophysiology : Official Journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, 74(1), 1–13.
  • Frühholz, S., Fehr, T., & Herrmann, M. (2009). Interference control during recognition of facial affect enhances the processing  of expression specific properties--an event-related fMRI study. Brain Research, 1269, 143–157.