Wissenschaftliche Publikationen

Sevinc, G., Greenberg, J., Hölzel, B.K., Gard, T., Calahan, T., Brunsch, V., Hashmi, J.A., Vangel, M., Orr, S.P., Milad, M.R., & Lazar, S.W. (2020). Hippocampal circuits underlie                                             improvements in selfreported anxiety following mindfulness training. Brain and Behavior, 00:e01766.

Sevinc, G. Hölzel, B.K., Greenberg, J. Gard, T., Brunsch, V., Hashmi, J.A., Vangel, M., Orr, S.P., Milad, M.R., Lazar, S.W. (2019). Strengthened Hippocampal Circuits Underlie

Enhanced Retrieval of Extinguished Fear Memories Following Mindfulness Training. Biological Psychiatry, 86(9), 693-702. 

Sevinc, G., Hölzel, B.K., Hashmi, J., Greenberg, J., McCallister, A., Treadway, M., Schneider, M.L., Dusek, J.A., Carmody, J., Lazar, S.W. (2018). Common and dissociable neural 

activity after Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Relaxation Response Programs. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80(5), 439-451. 

DeJong, M., Lazar, S., Hug, K., Mehling, W.E., Hölzel, B.K., Sack, A.T., Peeters, F., Ashih, H., Mischoulon, D., & Gard, T. (2016).

Effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on body awareness in patients with chronic pain and comorbid depression. Front. Psychol. 7:967. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00967

Hölzel, B.K., Brunsch, V., Gard, T., Greve, D.N., Koch, K., Sorg, C., Lazar, S., & Milad, M. (2016). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Fear

Conditioning, and the Uncinate Fasciculus: A Pilot Study. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10: 124, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00124

Doll, A., Hölzel, B.K., Mulej Bratec, S., Boucard, C., Xie, X., Wohlschläger, A., & Sorg, C. (2016).  Mindful attention to breath regulates emotions via increased amygdala-prefrontal cortex connectivity. NeuroImage.

Tang, Y.-Y., Hölzel, B.K., & Posner, M.I. (2015). Traits and states in mindfulness meditation (correspondence). Nature Reviews Neuroscience, doi: 10.1038/nrn.2015.7.

Doll, A., Hölzel, B.K., Boucard, C.C., Wohlschläger, A.M., & Sorg, C. (2015). Mindfulness is associated with intrinsic functional connectivity between default mode and salience networks. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9: 461. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00461

Gard, T., Taquet, M., Dixit, R., Hölzel, B.K., Dickerson, B.C., & Lazar, S.W. (2015) Greater widespread functional connectivity of the caudate in older adults who practice kripalu yoga and vipassana meditation than in controls. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:137. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00137

Tang, Y.-Y., Hölzel, B.K., & Posner, M.I. (2015). The neuroscience of mindfulness meditation. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 16, 213-225.

Gard, T., Taquet, M., Dixit, R., Hölzel, B.K., de Montjoye, Y.-A., Brach, N., Salat, D., Dickerson, B.C., Gray, J.R., & Lazar, S. (2014). Fluid intelligence and brain functional organization in aging yoga and meditation practitioners. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

Singleton, O., Hölzel, B.K., Vangel, M., Brach, N., Carmody, J., & Lazar, S.W. (2014). Change in brainstem gray matter concentration following a mindfulness-based intervention is correlated with improvement in psychological well-being. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Desbordes, G., Gard, T., Hoge, E.A., Hölzel, B.K., Kerr, C., Lazar, S.W., Olendzki, A., & Vago, D. (2014). Moving beyond mindfulness: Defining equanimity as an outcome measure in meditation and contemplative research. Mindfulness.

Gard, T., Hölzel, B.K., & Lazar, S. (2014). The potential effects of meditation on age-related cognitive decline : A systematic review. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1307 (1), 89–103.

Hoge, E.A., Hölzel, B.K., Marques, L., Metcalf, C., Brach, N., Lazar, S.W., & Simon, N.M. (2013). Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Examining Predictors of Disability. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, doi :10.1155/2013/576258

Hölzel, B.K., Hoge, E.A., Greve, D.N., Gard, T., Creswell, J.D., Brown, K.W., Barrett, L.F., Vaitl, D., & Lazar, S. (2013). Neural mechanisms of symptom improvements in generalized anxiety disorder following mindfulness meditation training. NeuroImage : Clinical, 2, 448-458.

Gard, T., Brach, N., Hölzel, B.K., Noggle, J. J., Conboy, L. A., & Lazar, S. W. (2012). Effects of a yoga-based intervention for young adults on quality of life and perceived stress: The potential mediating roles of mindfulness and self-compassion. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(3), 165-175.

Deckersbach, T., Hölzel, B.K., Eisner, L.R., Stange, J.P., Peckham, A.D., Lazar, S.W., Daugherty, D.D., Rauch, S.L., Nierenberg, A.A. (2012). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for non-remitted patients with bipolar disorder. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, 18(2), 133-141.

Gard, T., Hölzel, B.K., Sack, A.T., Hempel, H., Lazar, S.W., Vaitl, D., & Ott, U. (2012). Pain attenuation through mindfulness is associated with decreased cognitive control and increased sensory processing in the brain. Cerebral Cortex, 22(11), 2692-2702.

Hölzel, B.K., Carmody, J., Vangel, M., Congleton, C., Yerramsetti, S.M., Gard, T., Lazar, S.W. (2011). Meditation practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter concentration. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 191, 36-42.

Hölzel, B.K., Lazar, S.W., Gard, T., Schuman-Olivier, Z., Vago, D.R., & Ott, U. (2011). How does mindfulness meditation work? Proposing mechanisms of action from a conceptual and neural perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 537-559.

Stange, J.P., Eisner, L.R., Hölzel, B.K., Peckham, A.D., Dougherty, D.D., Rauch, S.L., Nierenberg, A.A., Lazar, S.W., & Deckersbach, T. (2011). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder: Effects on cognitive functioning. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 17(6), 410-419.

Hölzel, B.K., Carmody, J., Evans, K.C., Hoge, E.A., Dusek, J.A., Morgan, L., Pitman, R.K., & Lazar, S.W. (2010). Stress reduction correlates with structural changes in the amygdala. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 11-17.

Hölzel, B.K., Ott, U., Gard, T., Hempel, H., Weygandt, M., Morgen, K., & Vaitl, D. (2008). Investigation of mindfulness meditation practitioners with voxel-based morphometry. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 3, 55–61.

Hölzel, B.K., Ott, U., Hempel, H., Hackl, A., Wolf, K., Stark, R., & Vaitl, D. (2007). Differential engagement of anterior cingulate and adjacent medial frontal cortex in adept meditators and non-meditators. Neuroscience Letters, 421, 16–21.

Hartig, J., Hölzel, B., & Moosbrugger, H. (2007). A confirmatory analysis of item reliability trends (CAIRT): Differentiating true score and error variance in the analysis of item context effects. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 42, 157–183.

Hölzel, B.K. & Ott, U. (2006). Relationships between meditation depth, absorption, meditation practice, andmindfulness:  A latent variable approach. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 38, 179–199. 

Weitere Publikationen

Deckersbach, T., Hölzel, B.K., Eisner, L., Lazar, S.W., & Nierenberg, A. (2015). Achtsamkeitsbasierte Kognitive Therapie bei Bipolaren Störungen: Das Therapiemanual. Stuttgart: Schattauer.

Deckersbach, T., Hölzel, B.K., Eisner, L., Lazar, S.W., & Nierenberg, A. (2014). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder. New York: Guilford.

Hölzel, B.K. (2014). Achtsamkeitsbasierte Programme. In Angerer, Glaser, Gündel, Henningsen, Lahmann, Letzel, & Nowak. (Eds.), Psychische und psychosomatische Gesundheit in der Arbeit. Heidelberg: ecomed Medizin.

Hölzel, B.K., Gard, T., & Ott, U. (2013). Mechanismen der Achtsamkeit: eine Betrachtung aus konzeptueller und neuronaler Perspektive. In A. Knuf & M. Hammer (Eds.), Die Entdeckung der Achtsamkeit in der Arbeit mit psychisch erkrankten Menschen. Köln: Psychiatrie Verlag.

Ott, U. & Hölzel, B.K. (2013). Meditation research. In A. Runehov & L. Oviedo (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag GmbH.

Ott, U., & Hölzel, B.K. (2011). Meditationsforschung: neuroanatomische Befunde [Meditation research: neuroanatomical findings]. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Akupunktur [German Journal for Acupuncture], 54, 17-19.

Ott, U., Hölzel, B.K., & Vaitl, D. (2011). Brain structure and meditation. How spiritual practice shapes the brain. In H.Walach & S.Schmidt (Eds.),

                                                Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality. Proceedings of the Expert Meeting in Freiburg/Breisgau 2008. Berlin:                                                              Springer. PDF.

Hölzel, B. (2008). Eine betörende Flucht aus der Gedankenflut [Escaping the flood of thoughts]. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung [invited newspaper article], April 2008.