Publikationen - Cornelia Sindermann


Sindermann, C., Cooper, A. J., & Montag, C. (2019). Empathy, autistic tendencies and systemizing tendencies – relationships between standard self-report measures. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 307.

Sindermann, C., Kendrick, K. M., Becker, B., Li, M., Li, S., & Montag, C. (2017). Does growing up in urban compared to rural areas shape primary emotional traits? Behavioral Sciences, 7(3), 60.

Sindermann, C., Li, M., Sariyska, R., Lachmann, B., Duke, É., Cooper, A., … Montag, C. (2016). The 2D: 4D-ratio and neuroticism revisited: Empirical evidence from Germany and China. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 811.

Sindermann, C., Luo, R., Zhang, Y., Kendrick, K. M., Becker, B., & Montag, C. (2018). The COMT Val158Met polymorphism and reaction to a transgression: Findings of genetic associations in both Chinese and German samples. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 148.

Sindermann, C., Luo, R., Zhao, Z., Li, Q., Li, M., Kendrick, K. M., … Montag, C. (2018). High ANGER and low agreeableness predict vengefulness in German and Chinese participants. Personality and Individual Differences, 121, 184–192.

Sindermann, C.*, Markett, S.*, Jung, S., & Montag, C. (2018). Genetic variation of COMT impacts mindfulness and self-reported everyday cognitive failures but not self-rated attentional control. Mindfulness, 9(5), 1479–1485.

Sindermann, C., Saliger, J., Nielsen, J., Karbe, H., Markett, S., Stavrou, M., & Montag, C. (2017). Personality and primary emotional traits: Disentangling multiple sclerosis related fatigue and depression. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 33(5), 552–561.

Sindermann, C., Sariyska, R., Lachmann, B., Brand, M., & Montag, C. (2018). Associations between the dark triad of personality and unspecified/specific forms of Internet-use disorder. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(4), 985–992.


Jung, S., Sindermann, C., Lachmann, B., & Montag, C. (2019). Rs2572431 polymorphism on chromosome 8 is associated with individual differences in anxiety related coping modes. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1451.

Jung, S., Sindermann, C., Li, M., Wernicke, J., Quan, L., Ko, H.-C., & Montag, C. (2019). Anxiety related coping styles, social support and Internet use disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 640.

Lachmann, B., Sindermann, C., Sariyska, R. Y., Luo, R., Melchers, M. C., Becker, B., … Montag, C. (2018). The role of empathy and life satisfaction in Internet and Smartphone use disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 398.

Montag, C., Duke, É., Sha, P., Zhou, M., Sindermann, C., & Li, M. (2016). Does acceptance of power distance influence propensities for problematic Internet use? Evidence from a cross-cultural study. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, 8(4), 296–301.

Montag, C., Sindermann, C., Becker, B., & Panksepp, J. (2016). An affective neuroscience framework for the molecular study of Internet addiction. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1906.

Montag, C., Sindermann, C., Melchers, M., Jung, S., Luo, R., Becker, B., … Kendrick, K. M. (2017). A functional polymorphism of the OXTR gene is associated with autistic traits in Caucasian and Asian populations. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 174(8), 808–816.

Montag, C., Zhao, Z., Sindermann, C., Xu, L., Fu, M., Li, J., … Becker, B. (2018). Internet communication disorder and the structure of the human brain: initial insights on WeChat addiction. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 2155.

Peterka-Bonetta, J., Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., & Montag, C. (2019). Personality associations with Smartphone and Internet use disorder: A comparison study including links to impulsivity and social anxiety. Frontiers in Public Health, 7, 127.

Peterka-Bonetta, J., Sindermann, C., Sha, P., Zhou, M., & Montag, C. (2019). The relationship between Internet use disorder, depression and burnout among Chinese and German college students. Addictive Behaviors, 89, 188–199.

Pontes, H. M., Schivinski, B., Sindermann, C., Li, M., Becker, B., Zhou, M., & Montag, C. (2019). Measurement and conceptualization of Gaming Disorder according to the World Health Organization framework: The development of the Gaming Disorder Test. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1–21.

Sanwald, S., Widenhorn-Müller, K., Wernicke, J., Sindermann, C., Kiefer, M., & Montag, C. (2019). Depression is associated with the absence of sex differences in the 2D:4D ratio of the right hand. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 483.

Stodt, B., Brand, M., Sindermann, C., Wegmann, E., Li, M., Zhou, M., … Montag, C. (2018). Investigating the effect of personality, Internet literacy, and use expectancies in Internet-use disorder: A comparative study between China and Germany. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(4), 579.

Wernicke, J., Li, M., Sha, P., Zhou, M., Sindermann, C., Becker, B., … Montag, C. (2019). Individual differences in tendencies to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and emotionality: Empirical evidence in young healthy adults from Germany and China. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 11(2), 167–182.

Zhao, W., Luo, R., Sindermann, C., Li, J., Wei, Z., Zhang, Y., … Kendrick, K. M.(2020). Oxytocin modulation of self-referential processing is partly replicable and sensitive to oxytocin receptor genotype. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 96, 109734.

Zhao, Z., Yao, S., Li, K., Sindermann, C., Zhou, F., Zhao, W., … Becker, B. (2019). Real-time functional connectivity-informed neurofeedback of amygdala-frontal pathways reduces anxiety. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 88(1), 5–15.


Kou, J., Zhang, Y., Zhou, F., Sindermann, C., Montag, C., Becker, B., & Kendrick, K. M. (2019). Genotype and dose-frequency may critically determine the therapeutic efficacy of chronic oxytocin treatment in humans. BioRxiv.

Liu, C., Xu, L., Li, J., Zhou, F., Yang, X., Zheng, X., … Becker, B. (2019). Serotonin and childhood maltreatment interact to shape brain architecture and anxious avoidant behavior – a TPH2 imaging genetics approach. BioRxiv.

Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., Moshagen, M., & Montag, C. (n.d.). Age, gender, personality, ideological attitudes and individual differences in a person’s news spectrum: How many and who might be prone to “filter bubbles” and “echo chambers” online? OSF Preprints.

Sindermann, C., Luo, R., Becker, B., Kendrick, K. M., & Montag, C. (2018). Oxytocin promotes lying for personal gain in a genotype-dependent manner. BioRxiv.