Selection of Recent Publications

Brill, E., Krebs, C., Falkner, M., Peter, J., Henke, K., Züst, M., Minkova, L., Brem, A.K., Klöppel, S. Can a serious game-based cognitive training attenuate cognitive decline related to Alzheimer's disease? Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry. 2022 Aug 12;22(1):552.

Studer, M., Guggisberg, A.G., Gyger, N., Gutbrod, K., Henke, K. & Heinemann, D. (2024). Accelerated long-term forgetting in patients after acquired brain injury. Brain Injury, in press, IF: 2.2.

Schmidig, F.J., Ruch, S., Henke, K. (2023). Episodic long-term memory formation during slow-wave sleep. eLife 12:RP89601. IF: 8.7.

Pacozzi, L., Knüsel, L., Ruch, S., Henke, K. (2022). Inverse forgetting in unconscious episodic memory. Scientific Reports, published online, IF: 4.4.

Ruch, S., Schmidig, F.J., Knüsel, L. & Henke, K. (2022). Closed-loop modulation of local slow oscillations in human NREM sleep. Neuroimage, Oct 11;119682. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119682. Published online ahead of print. IF: 6.5.

Orth, M., Wagnon, C., Neumann-Dunayevska, E., Kaller, C.P., Klöppel, S., Meier, B., Henke, K., Peter, J. (2022). The left prefrontal cortex determines relevance at encoding and governs episodic memory formation. Cerebral Cortex, published online ahead of print on March 7, 2022, IF: 5.4.

Ruch, S., Zuest, M., Henke, K. (2022). Sleep-learning impairs subsequent wake-learning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 187:107569. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2021.107569. IF: 3.24.

Willems, T., Henke, K. (2021). Imaging human engrams using 7 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging. Hippocampus, 31(12), 1257-1270. 23391. IF: 3.9.

Schneider, E., Züst, M., Wuethrich, S., Kloeppel, S., Wiest, R., Schmidig, F., Ruch, S., Henke, K. (2021). Larger capacity for unconscious versus conscious episodic memory. Current Biology, 31, 3551–3563. IF: 9.5.

Ruch, S., Henke, K. (2020). Learning during sleep – a dream comes true? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 24, 170-172. IF: 15.4.

Züst, M.A., Ruch, S., Wiest, R., Henke, K. (2019). Implicit vocabulary learning during sleep is bound to slow-wave peaks. Current Biology, 29, 541–553. IF: 9.3.

Wuethrich, S., Hannula, D.E., Mast, F., Henke, K. (2018). Subliminal encoding and flexible retrieval of objects in scenes. Hippocampus, 28(9):633-643. IF: 3.9.

Ruch, S., Herbert, E., Henke, K. (2017). Subliminally and supraliminally.acquired long-term memories jointly bias delayed decisions. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:1542. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01542. IF: 2.3.

Henke, K. (2017). Choosing the hard road. Science, 255 (6321), 218. IF: 34.

Ruch, S., Züst, M.A., Henke, K. (2016). Subliminal messages exert long-term effects on decision-making. Neuroscience of Consciousness, 1–9. doi: 10.1093/nc/niw013. IF: 2.2.

Reber, T.P., DoLam, A., Axmacher, N., Elger, C.E., Henke, K., Fell, J. (2016). Intracranial EEG correlates of implicit relational inference within the hippocampus. Hippocampus, 26, 54-66. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22490 . IF: 4.3.

Soravia, L., Witmer, J., Schwab, S., Nakataki, M., Dierks, T., Wiest, R., Henke, K., Federspiel, A., Jann, K. (2015). Pre-stimulus default mode activity influences depth of processing and recognition in an emotional memory task. Human Brain Mapping, in press. IF: 6.0.

Nickel, A.E., Henke, K., Hannula, D.E. (2015). Relational memories are evident in eye movement behavior following subliminal memory cues. PLoS ONE, 10(10):e0141677. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141677. IF: 3.5.

Züst, M.A., Colella, P., Reber, T.P., Vuilleumier, P., Hauf, M., Ruch, S., Henke, K. (2015). Hippocampus is place of interaction between unconscious and conscious memories. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0122459. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122459. IF: 3.5.

Ruch, S., Koenig, T., Mathis J., Roth, C., Henke, K. (2014). Word encoding during sleep is suggested by correlations between word-evoked up-states and post-sleep semantic priming. Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/ fpsyg.2014.01319.  IF: 2.84.

Duss, S.B., Reber, T.P., Hänggi, J., Schwab, S., Wiest, R., Müri, R.M., Brugger, P., Gutbrod, K., Henke, K. (2014). Unconscious Relational Encoding Depends on Hippocampus. Brain, 137, 3355-3370. IF: 10.23.

Stein M., Rohde, K.B., Henke, K. (2015). Focus on emotion as a catalyst of memory updating during reconsolidation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38:e27. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X14000314. IF: 18.

Lüthi, M., Henke, K., Gutbrod, K., Nyffeler, T., Chaves, S., Müri, R.M. (2014). In your eyes only: Deficits in executive functioning after frontal TMS reflect in eye movements. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, volume 8, article 7. Doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00007. IF: 4.8.

Reber, T.P., Luechinger, R., Boesiger, P., Henke, K. (2014). Detecting analogies to unconscious memories. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, volume 8, article 9. Doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00009. IF: 4.8.

Henke, K., Reber, T.P., Duss, S.B. (2013). Integrating events across levels of consciousness. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, volume 7, article 68. Doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00068. IF: 4.8.

Ruch, S., Markes, O., Duss, S.B., Reber, T.P., Koenig, T., Mathis, J., Roth, C., Henke, K. (2012). Sleep stage II contributes to the consolidation of declarative memories. Neuropsychologia, 50, 2389-2396. IF: 3.5.

Reber, T.P., Luechinger, R., Boesiger, P., Henke, K. (2012). Unconscious relational inference recruits the hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 6138-6148. IF: 7.0.

Reber, T.P., Henke K. (2012). Integrating unseen events over time. Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 953-60.  IF: 2.2.

Reber, T.P., Henke K. (2011). Rapid formation and flexible expression of memories of subliminal word pairs. Frontiers in Psychology, volume 2, article 343. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00343. IF: 2.8.

Duss, S. & Henke, K. (2011). Bewusstsein für Lernen unnötig. Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Januar Heft.

Duss, S.B., Oggier, S., Reber, T.P., Henke, K. (2011). Formation of semantic associations between subliminally presented face-word pairs. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 928-935. IF: 2.2.

Meier, B., König, A., Parak, S., Henke, K. (2011). Suppressed but not forgotten. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70 (1), 5-11. IF: 0.8.

Papassotiropoulos, A., Henke, K., Stefanova, E., et al. (2011). A genome-wide survey of human short-term memory. Molecular Psychiatry, 16, 184-192. IF: 15.2.

Henke, K. (2010). A model for memory systems based on processing modes rather than consciousness. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 11, 523-532. IF: 31.4.

Hänggi, J., Mondadori, C.R.A., Buchmann, A., Henke, K., Hock, C. (2011). A CYP46 T/C SNP modulates parahippocampal and hippocampal morphology in young subjects. Neurobiology of Aging, 32, 1023-1032. IF: 6.0.

Hänggi, J., Buchmann, A., Mondadori, C.R.A., Henke, K., Jäncke, L., Hock, C. (2010). Sexual dimorphism in the parietal substrate associated with visuospatial cognition independent of general intelligence. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 139-155. IF: 4.7.

Buchmann, A., Mondadori, C.R.A., Hänggi, J., Aerni, A., Vrticka, P., Luechinger, R., Boesiger, P., Hock, C., Nitsch, R.M., de Quervain, D. J.-F., Papassotiropoulos, A., Henke, K. (2008). Prion protein M129V polymorphism affects retrieval-related brain activity. Neuropsychologia, 46, 2389-2402. IF: 3.5.

Huentelman, M.J., Papassotiropoulos, A., Craig, D.W., Hoerndli, F.J., Pearson, J.V., Huynh, K.-D., Corneveaux, J., Hanggi, J., Mondadori, C.R.A., Buchmann, A., Reiman, E.M., Henke, K., de Quervain, D.J.-F., Stephan, D.A. (2007). Calmodulin-binding transcription activator 1 (CAMTA1) alleles predispose human episodic memory performance. Human Molecular Genetics, 16, 1469-1477. IF: 7.7.

Mondadori, C.R.A., de Quervain, D. J.-F., Buchmann, A., Mustovic, H., Wollmer, M.A., Schmidt, C.F., Boesiger, P., Hock, C., Nitsch, R.M., Papassotiropoulos, A., Henke, K. (2007). Better memory and neural efficiency in young Apolipoprotein E ε4 carriers. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 1934-1947. IF: 8.3.

Papassotiropoulos, A., Stephan, D.A., Huentelmann, M.J., Hoerndli, F.J., Craig, D.W., Pearson, J.V., Huynh, K.-D., Brunner, F., Corneveaux, J., Osborne, D., Wollmer, M.A., Aerni, A., Coluccia, D., Haenggi, J., Mondadori, C.R.A., Buchmann, A., Reiman, E.M., Caselli, R.J., Henke, K., de Quervain, D.J.-F. (2006). Common KIBRA alleles are associated with human memory performance. Science, 314, 475-478. IF: 31.5.

Mondadori, C.R.A., Buchmann, A., Mustovic, H., Schmidt, C.F., Boesiger, P., Nitsch, R.M., Hock, C., Streffer, J., Henke, K. (2006). Enhanced brain activity may precede the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease by 30 years. Brain, 129 (Pt 11), 2908-2922. IF: 10.2.

Koller, M.F., Papassotiropoulos, A., Henke, K., Behrends, B., Noda, S., Kratzer, A., Hock, C., Hofmann, M. (2005). Evidence of a genetic basis of Morgagni-Stewart-Morel Syndrome. Neurodegenerative Diseases, 2, 56-60. IF: 3.5.

Bosshardt, S., Degonda, N., Schmidt, C.F., Boesiger, P., Nitsch, R.M., Hock, C., Henke, K. (2005). One month of human memory consolidation enhances retrieval-related hippocampal activity. Hippocampus, 15, 1026-1040. IF: 5.5.

Papassotiropoulos, A., Henke, K., Aerni, A., Coluccia, D., Garcia, E., Wollmer, M.A., Huynh, K.-D., Monsch, A.U., Stähelin, H.B., Hock, C., Nitsch, R.M., de Quervain, D. J.-F. (2005). Age-dependent effects of the 5-hydroxytryptamine-2a-receptor polymorphism (His452Tyr) on human memory. NeuroReport, 16, 839-842. IF: 1.65.

Degonda, N., Mondadori, C.R.A., Bosshardt, S., Schmidt, C.F., Boesiger, P., Nitsch, R.M., Hock, C., Henke, K. (2005). Implicit associative learning engages the hippocampus and interacts with explicit associative learning. Neuron, 46, 505-520. IF: 16.0.

Schmidt, C.F., Degonda, N., Luechinger, R., Henke, K., Boesiger, P. (2005). Sensitivity-encoded (SENSE) echo planar fMRI at 3 T in the medial temporal lobe. NeuroImage, 25, 625-641. IF: 6.3.

Daumann, J., Fischermann, T., Heekeren, K., Henke, K., Thron, A., Gouzoulis-Mayfrank, E. (2005).  Memory-related hippocampal dysfunction in poly-drug ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) users. Psychopharmacology, 180, 607-611. IF: 4.0.

Bosshardt, S., Schmidt, C.F., Jaermann, T., Degonda, N., Boesiger, P., Nitsch, R.M., Hock, C., Henke, K. (2005). Effects of memory consolidation on human hippocampal activity during retrieval. Cortex, 41, 486-498. IF: 6.2.

De Quervain D. J.-F., Henke, K., Aerni, A., Coluccia, D., Wollmer, M.A., Hock, C., Nitsch, R.M., Papassotiropoulos, A. (2003). A functional genetic variation of the 5-HT2a receptor affects human memory. Nature Neuroscience, 6, 1141-1142. IF: 15.0.

Hock, C., Konietzko, U., Streffer, J.R., Tracy, J., Signorell, A., Müller-Tillmanns, B., Lemke, U., Henke, K., Moritz, E., Garcia, E., Wollmer, M.A., Umbricht, D., de Quervain, D.J.-F., Hofmann, M., Maddalena, A., Papassotiropoulos, A., Nitsch, R.M. (2003). Antibodies against b-amyloid slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease. Neuron, 38, 547-554. IF: 16.0.

Henke, K., Treyer, V., Weber, B., Nitsch, R.M., Hock, C., Wieser, H.G., Buck, A. (2003). Functional neuroimaging predicts individual memory outcome after amygdalohippocampectomy. NeuroReport, 14, 1197-1202. IF: 1.65.

De Quervain, D. J.-F., Henke, K., Aerni, A., Treyer, V., McGaugh, J.L., Berthold, T., Nitsch, R.M., Buck, A., Roozendaal, B. & Hock, C. (2003). Glucocorticoid-induced impairment of declarative memory retrieval is associated with reduced blood flow in the medial temporal lobe. European Journal of Neuroscience, 17, 1296-1302. IF: 3.8.

Henke, K., Mondadori, C., Treyer, V., Nitsch, R.M., Buck, A. & Hock, C. (2003). Nonconscious formation and reactivation of semantic associations by way of the medial temporal lobe. Neuropsychologia, 41, 863-876. IF: 3.5.

Henke, K., Treyer, V., Turi Nagy, E., Kneifel, S., Dürsteler, M., Nitsch, R.M., & Buck, A. (2003). Active hippocampus during nonconscious memories. Consciousness and Cognition, 12, 31-48. IF: 2.2.

Wollmer, M.A., Papassotiropoulos, A., Streffer, J., Grimaldi, L.M.E., Kapaki, E., Salani, G., Paraskevas, G.P., Maddalena, A., de Quervain, D., Bieber, C., Umbricht, D., Lemke, U., Bosshardt, S., Degonda, N., Henke, K., Hegi, T., Jung, H.H., Pasch, T., Hock, C. & Nitsch, R.M. (2002). Genetic polymorphisms and cerebrospinal fluid levels of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 1 in sporadic Alzheimer’s disease. Psychiatric Genetics, 12, 155-160. IF: 2.4.

Wieser, H.G., Henke, K., Zumsteg, D., Taub, E., Yonekawa, Y., & Buck, A. (1999). Activation of left motor cortex during left leg movements following right central resection. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 67, 487-491. IF: 4.5.

Henke, K., Weber, B., Kneifel, S., Wieser, H.G., & Buck, A. (1999). Human hippocampus associates information in memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 96, 5884-5889. IF: 9.8.

Henke, K., Kroll, N.E.A., Behniea, H., Amaral, D.G., Miller, M.B., Rafal, R., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (1999). Memory lost and regained following bilateral hippocampal damage. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 11, 682-697. IF: 4.7.

Henke, K., Schweinberger, S.R., Grigo, A., Klos, T., & Sommer, W. (1998). Specificity of face recognition: recognition of exemplars of non-face objects in prosopagnosia. Cortex, 34, 289-296. IF: 6.2.

Henke, K., Weber, B., Schwedler, K., Kneifel, S., Berthold, T., Wieser, H.G., & Buck, A. (1999). PET studies of memory. Schweizer Archiv für Neurologie und Psychiatrie , 150, 89-96.

Henke, K., Buck, A., Weber, B., & Wieser, H.G. (1997). Human hippocampus establishes associations in memory. Hippocampus, 7, 249-256. IF: 5.5.

Henke, K. & Wieser, H.G. (1996). Bilateral medial temporal lobe damage without amnesic syndrome: a case report. Epilepsy Research, 24, 147-161. IF: 2.2.

Henke, K., Landis, T., & Markowitsch, H.J. (1994). Subliminal perception of words and faces. International Journal of Neuroscience, 75, 181-187. IF: 1.5.

Henke, K., Landis, T., & Markowitsch, H.J. (1993). Subliminal perception of pictures in the right hemisphere. Consciousness and Cognition, 2, 225 - 236. IF: 2.2.


Books and Book Chapters

Henke, K. (1999). The role of the hippocampus in memory. In L.-G. Nielsson & H.J. Markowitsch (Eds.), Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory. Göttingen: Hogrefe & Huber.

Buck, A., Henke, K. & Röhrenbach, Ch. (1995). SPECT findings and implicit memory during transient global amnesia. In W. Siegenthaler & R. Haas (Eds.), The Decade of the Brain. Stuttgart: Thieme.

Henke, K. (1993). Unterschwellige Wahrnehmung. Untersuchungen zur cerebralen Hemisphärendominanz. Konstanz: Hartung-Gorre Verlag.

Henke, K. (1988). Die Neuropsychologie der Emotionen. University of Bern Press: Switzerland.