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Curriculum Vitae - Prof. Dr. Christian Beste


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Reviewer for

Archives of General Psychiatry; Biological Psychiatry; Brain; Brain, Behaviour and Immunity; Cerebral Cortex; Cortex; Current Biology; Human Brain Mapping; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; Journal of Neuroscience; Lancet Neurology; Neurobiology of Aging; NeuroImage; NeuroImage Clinical; Neurology; Nature Communications; Neuropsychologia; Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews; Schizophrenia Bulletin; Science Advances; Trends in Cognitive Science

Grant Reviewer for

  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • FWF (Österreich)
  • Prinses Beatrix Fonds (Niederlande)
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • Schweizerischer Nationalfonds (SNF)

Bibliographic metrics

  • more than 320 publications in peer-reviewed journals since 2006 (i.e., year of PhD)
  • H-index = 57 since 2006 (Google Scholar)
  • citations: 10,400 since 2006 (Google Scholar)

Top10 Publications

  • Kleimaker M, Takacs A, Conte G, Onken R, Verrel J, Bäumer T, Münchau A, Beste C (2020). Increased perception-action binding in Tourette syndrome. Brain, 143, 1934-1945.
  • Beste C, Moll CKE, Pötter-Nerger M, Münchau A (2018). Striatal microstructure and its relevance for cognitive control. Trends Cogn Sci, 22, 747-751.
  • Ocklenburg S, Friedrich P, Fraenz C, Schlüter C, Beste C, Güntürkün O, Genc E (2018). Neurite architecture of the planum temporale predicts neurophysiological processing of auditory speech. Sci Adv, eaar6830.
  • Beste C, Mückschel M, Rosales R, Domingo A, Lee L, Ng A, Klein C, Münchau A (2018). The basal ganglia striosomes affect the modulation of conflicts by subliminal information – evidence from X-linked dystonia parkinsonism. Cereb Cortex, 28, 2243-2252.
  • Chmielewski WX, Beste C (2015). Action control processes in Autism Spectrum Disorder – insights from a neurobiological and neuroanatomical perspective. Prog Neurobiol, 124, 49-83.
  • Dippel G, Beste C (2015). A causal role of the right inferior frontal cortex in implementing strategies for multi-component behavior. Nat Commun 6:6587
  • Mückschel M, Stock AK, Beste C (2014). Psychophysiological mechanisms of interindividual differences in goal activation modes during action cascading. Cereb Cortex, 24, 2120-2129.
  • Beste C, Dinse HR (2013). Learning without training. Curr Biol, 23, R489-499
  • Beste C, Wascher E, Dinse HR, Saft C (2012). Faster perceptual learning through excitotoxic neurodegeneration. Curr Biol, 1914-1917.
  • Beste C; Wascher E, Güntürkün O, Dinse HR (2011). Improvement and impairment of visually guided behavior through LTP- and LTD-like exposure-based visual learning. Curr Biol, 21, 876-882.