Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Publikationen Dipl.-Psych. Rahm Benjamin




Kaller CP, Debelak R, Köstering L, Egle J, Rahm B, Wild PS, Blettner M, Beutel ME, Unterrainer JM. (2015) Assessing Planning Ability Across the Adult Life Span: Population-Representative and Age-Adjusted Reliability Estimates for the Tower of London (TOL-F). Arch Clin Neuropsychol. Dec 29. pii: acv088. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26715472.

Loosli SV, Rahm B, Unterrainer JM, Mader I, Weiller C, Kaller CP. (2015) Age differences in behavioral and neural correlates of proactive interference: Disentangling the role of overall working memory performance. Neuroimage. Dec 17. pii: S1053-8119(15)01136-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.12.023. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26707888.

Loosli SV, Falquez R, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Rahm B, Kaller CP. (2015) Training of resistance to proactive interference and working memory in older adults: A randomized double-blind study. Int Psychogeriatr. Oct; 19:1-15. PubMed PMID: 26478277.

Unterrainer JM, Rauh R, Rahm B, Hardt J, Kaller CP, Klein C, Paschke-Müller M, Biscaldi M. (2015) Development of planning in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders and / or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Autism Res. Oct 7; doi: 10.1002/aur.1574. PubMed PMID: 26442805.

Rahm B, Lacour M, Decety J, Müller J, Scheidt CE, Bauer J, König R, Wirsching M, Glauche V, Ohlendorf S, Unterbrink T, Hartmann A, Joos AA. (2015) Self-perspective leads to increased activation of pain processing brain regions in fibromyalgia. Compr Psychiatry. Feb 18. pii: S0010-440X(15)00012-7.
doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.02.005. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25795103.

Peters B, Kaiser J, Rahm B, Bledowski C. (2015) Activity in human visual and parietal cortex reveals object-based attention in working memory. J Neurosci. Feb 25;35(8):3360-9. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3795-14.2015. PubMed PMID: 25716836.




Heinze K, Ruh N, Nitschke K, Reis J, Fritsch B, Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Weiller C, Kaller CP. (2014) Transcranial direct current stimulation over left and right DLPFC: Lateralized effects on planning performance and related eye  movements. Biol Psychol. 102:130-40. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2014.07.019. Epub 2014 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 25101863.

Rahm B, Kaiser J, Unterrainer JM, Simon J, Bledowski C. (2014) fMRI characterization of visual working memory recognition. Neuroimage. Apr 15;90:413-22. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.12.017. Epub 2013 Dec 19. PubMed PMID: 24361661.

Loosli SV, Rahm B, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Kaller CP. (2014) Developmental changein proactive interference across the life span: evidence from two working memory tasks. Dev Psychol. Apr;50(4):1060-72. doi: 10.1037/a0035231. Epub 2013 Dec 2. PubMed PMID: 24294883.

Unterrainer JM, Kaller CP, Loosli SV, Heinze K, Ruh N, Paschke-Müller M, Rauh R, Biscaldi M, Rahm B. (2014) Looking ahead from age 6 to 13: A deeper insight into the development of planning ability.  British Journal of Psychology. Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/bjop.12065.




Bucher L, Kaller C, Unterrainer J, Rahm B, Knauff M. (2013) Neuronale Grundlagen komplexer Kognition. In: E. Schröger & S. Kölsch (Hrsg.). Affektive und Kognitive Neurowissenschaft. Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich: Kognition, Bd. 5. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Unterrainer JM, Ruh N, Loosli SV, Heinze K, Rahm B, Kaller CP. (2013) Planning Steps Forward in Development: In Girls Earlier than in Boys. PLoS ONE 8(11): e80772. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080772.

Kaller Christoph P., Heinze Katharina, Frenkel Annekathrein, Laeppchen Claus H, Unterrainer Josef M. (2013) Differential impact of continuous theta-burst stimulation over left and right DLPFC on planning UMAN BRAIN MAPPING. 2013; 34(1): 36-51. Article.




Friese U, Rahm B, Hassler U, Kaiser J, Gruber T. (2012) Repetition suppression and effects of familiarity on blood oxygenation level dependent signal and gamma-band activity. Neuroreport. Sep 12;23(13):757-61. PubMed PMID: 22850486.

Kaller CP, Heinze K, Mader I, Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Weiller C, Köstering L. (2012) Linking planning performance and gray matter density in mid-dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: Moderating effects of age and sex. Neuroimage. Nov15;63(3):1454-63.doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.08.032. Epub Aug 17. PubMed PMID: 22921922.

Ruh N, Rahm B, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Kaller CP. (2012) Dissociable stages of problem solving (II): first evidence for process-contingent temporal order of activation in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain Cogn. Oct;80(1):170-6.Epub 2012 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 22445816.

Cheetham JM, Rahm B, Kaller CP, Unterrainer JM. (2012) Visuospatial over verbal demands in predicting Tower of London planning tasks. Br J Psychol.  Feb;103(1):98-116. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8295.2011.02049.x. Epub 2011 Jun 6. 




Kaller CP, Heinze K, Frenkel A, Läppchen CH, Unterrainer JM, Weiller C, Lange R, Rahm B. (2011) Differential impact of continuous theta-burst stimulation over left and right DLPFC on planning. Hum Brain Mapp. Oct 14. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21423.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22002416.

Fusser F, Linden DE, Rahm B , Hampel H, Haenschel C, Mayer JS (2011) Common capacity-limited neural mechansms of selective attention and spatial working memory encoding Eur J Neurosci. 1 Jul 22. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2011.07794.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:21781193.

Kaller CP, Rahm B, Köstering L, Unterrainer JM. (2011) Reviewing the impact of problem structure on planning: A software tool for analyzing tower tasks. Behav. Brain Res.  Jan 1;216 (1):1-8. Epub 2010 Aug 17 PubMed PMID: 20723568.

Rieder MK, Rahm B, Williams JD, Kaiser J. (2011) Human gamma-band acticity and behavior Int J Psychophysiol.  Jan ;79 (1):39-48 [Epub ahead of print PMID: 20828587. 

Kaller CP, Rahm B, Spreer J, Weiller C, Unterrainer JM. (2011) Dissociable Contributions of Left and Right Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Planning. Cereb Cortex. Feb; 21(2):307-17. Epub 2010 Jun 3. PMID: 20522540. 

Wibral M, Rahm B, Rieder M, Lindner M, Vicente R, Kaiser J. (2011) Transfer entropy in mangetoencephalographic data: Quantifiying information flow in cortical and cerebellar networks. Prog Biophys Mol Biol.  Mar;105(1-2):80-97. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 21115029.

Unterrainer JM, Kaller CP, Leonhart R,  Rahm B. (2011) Revising superior planning performance in chess players: the impact of time restriction and motivational aspects. Am J Psychol. Summer;124(2):213-25 PMID. 21834406.




Heinemann LV, Rahm B, Kaiser J, Gaese BH, Altmann CF. (2010) Repetition Enhancement for Frequency-Modukated but Not Unmodulated Sounds: A Human MEG Study PLoS One. Dec 31;5(12):e15548.PMID: 21217825.

Bledowski C, Kaiser J, Rahm B. (2010) Basic operations in working memory: Contributions from functional imaging studies.  Behav Brain Res. Dec 25;214(2):172-9. 




Bledowski C, Rahm B, Rowe JB.(2009) What "works" in working memory? Separate systems for selection and updating of critical information. J Neurosci. Oct 28;29(43):13735-41.

Kaller CP, Rahm B, Bolkenius K, Unterrainer JM. (2009) Eye movements and visuospatial problem solving: identifying separable phases of complex cognition. Psychophysiology, 46(4):818-30.

Kaiser J, Lutzenberger W, Decker C, Wibral M, Rahm B. (2009) Task- and performance-related modulation of domain-specific auditory short-term memory representations in the gamma-band. Neuroimage. Jul 15;46(4):1127-36. 




Unterrainer JM, Rauss K, Kalle C, Leonhart R, Rahm B. (2008) Perceived conflictsand errors in complex problem solving. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 15:1-12.

Kaller CP, Rahm B, Unterrainer JM. (2008) Thinking around the corner: the development of planning abilities. Brain and  Cognition, 67(3):360-70.

Kaiser J, Rahm B, Lutzenberger W. (2008) Temporal dynamics of stimulus-specific gamma-band activity components during auditory short-term memory. Neuroimage. 2009 Jan 1;44(1):257-64. Epub 2008 Aug 27.

Kaiser J, Rahm B, Lutzenberger W. (2008) Direct contrasts between experimental conditions may yield more focal oscillatory activations than comparing preversus post-stimulus responses. Brain Res. Oct 15;1235:63-73.




Ball T, Rahm B, Eickhoff SB, Schulze-Bonhage A, Speck O, Mutschler I. (2007) Response properties of human amygdala subregions: evidence based on functional MRI combined with probabilistic anatomical maps. PLoS One. Mar 21;2(3):e307.




Rahm B, Opwis K, Kaller CP, Spreer J, Schwarzwald R, Halsband U, Unterrainer JM. (2006) Tracking the stages of decision-based action in the human frontal lobes with FMRI. Neuroimage, 30(2):656-67.

Bledowski C, Cohen Kadosh K, Wibral M, Rahm B, Bittner RA, Hoechstetter K, Scherg M, Maurer K, Goebel R, Linden DE. (2006) Mental chronometry of working memory retrieval: a combined functional magnetic resonance imaging and event-related potentials approach. J Neurosci. Jan 18;26(3):821-9.

Unterrainer JM, Kaller CP, Halsband U, Rahm B. (2006) Planning abilities and chess: a comparison of chess and non-chess players on the Tower of London task. British Journal of Psychology, 97:299-311.




Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Halsband U, Kaller CP. (2005). What is in a name: The ower of London and its variants. Cognitive Brain Research, 23(2-3):418-428.

Unterrainer JM, Ruff CC, Rahm B, Kaller CP, Spreer J, Schwarzwald R, Halsband U. (2005) The influence of sex differences and individual task performance on brain activation during planning. Neuroimage, 15(2):586-90.




Kaller CP, Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Halsband U. (2004) The impact of problem structure on planning: insights from the Tower of London task. Cognitive Brain Research, 20(3):462-72.

Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Kaller CP, Ruff CC, Spreer J, Krause BJ, Schwarzwald R, Hautzel H, Halsband U. (2004a) When planning fails: Individual differences and error related brain activity in problem solving. Cerebral Cortex, 14(12):1390-7.

Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Kaller C, Quiske K, Hoppe-Seyler K, Meier C, Müller C, Leonhart R, Halsband U. (2004b) Planning abilities and the Tower of London: Is this task measuring a discrete cognitive function? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 26(6):846-856.




Unterrainer JM, Rahm B, Leonhart R, Ruff CC, Halsband U. (2003) The Tower of London: the impact of instructions, cueing, and learning on planning abilities. Cognitive Brain Research,17 (3): 675-683.