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Curriculum Vitae - Nora Vetter, Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Psych.

Curriculum Vitae - Nora Vetter, Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Psych.

Professional Experience

Education & Training

Acquisition of third-party funding

Honors and Awards

 Research Interests

  • Typical and atypical socio-emotional development in adolescence
  • neurofunctional and -structural mechanisms of this development using MRI
  • child and adolescent psychiatric disorders: attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder (ODD/CD), autism-spectrum disorder (ASD), mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)


  • Vetter NC, Buse J, Backhausen LL, Rubia K, Smolka MN, Roessner V: Anterior insula hyperactivation in ADHD when faced with distracting negative stimuli. Hum Brain Map, 39(7):2972-86, 2018.
  • Vetter NC, Steding J, Jurk S, Ripke S, Mennigen E, Smolka MN: Reliability in adolescent fMRI within two years – a comparison of three tasks. Sci Rep, 7(1):2287, 2017.
  • Herting MM, Gautam P, Chen Z, Mezher A, Vetter NC: Test-retest reliability of longitudinal task-based fMRI – implications for developmental studies. Dev Cogn Neurosci, 33:17-26, 2017.
  • Backhausen LL, Herting MM, Buse J, Roessner V, Smolka MN, Vetter NC: Quality Control of Structural MRI Images Applied Using FreeSurfer - A Hands-On Workflow to Rate Motion Artifacts. Front Neurosci, 10:558, 2016.
  • Vetter NC*, Pilhatsch M*, Weigelt S, Ripke S, Smolka MN: Mid-adolescent neurocognitive development of ignoring and attending emotional stimuli. Dev Cogn Neurosci, 4:23-31, 2015.

*shared first authorship.

  • Pilhatsch M*, Vetter NC*, Hübner T, Ripke S, Müller U, Marxen M, Rodehacke S, Mennigen E, Schmidt D, Smolka MN: Amygdala perturbations as neural risk markers for depression in healthy mid-adolescents. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 53(5):559-68, 2014.

*shared first authorship.

  • Vetter NC, Weigelt S, Döhnel K, Smolka MN, Kliegel M: Ongoing neural development of affective theory of mind in adolescence. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci Jul;9(7):1022-9, 2014.
  • Vetter NC, Altgassen M, Phillips LH, Mahy C, Kliegel M: Development of affective theory of mind across adolescence: disentangling the role of executive functions. Dev Neuropsychol, 38(2):114-25, 2013.
  • Vetter NC, Leipold K, Kliegel M, Phillips LH, Altgassen M: Ongoing development of social cognition in adolescence. Child Neuropsychol, 19(6):615-29.

Current Responsibilities

  • REDO - Dopaminergic modulation of processing rewards and losses in children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Emotion & Lernen


Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus
Technische Universität Dresden
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Fetscherstraße 74, 01307 Dresden

+49 351 458 7166