Ausgewählte Publikationen


Georgiou, E., Mai, S., Fernandez, K., C., & Pollatos, O. (2018). I see neither your Fear, nor your Sadness - Interoception in adolescents. Consciousness and Cognition, 60, 52-61.

Pollatos, O. & Fischer, D. (2018). Interozeption. In C.-W. Kohlmann, C. Salewski & M. A. Wirtz (Eds.), Psychologie in der Gesundheitsförderung. Bern: Hogrefe.


Fischer, D., Messner, M., & Pollatos, O. (2017). Improvement of Interoceptive Processes after an 8-Week Body Scan Intervention. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 452. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00452

Pollatos, O., & Kammer, T. (2017). Reply to Coll et al.‘Important methodological issues regarding the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation to investigate interoceptive processing’(2017). Philosophical Transactions Royal Society B, 372: (1721), 20170046. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0046


Fischer, D., Berberich, G., Zaudig, M., Krauseneck, T., Weiss, S., & Pollatos, O. (2016). Interoceptive Processes in Anorexia Nervosa in the Time Course of
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: A Pilot Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 7, 199. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00199

Georgiou, E., Mai, S., & Pollatos, O. (2016). Describe Your Feelings: Body Illusion Related to Alexithymia in Adolescence.
Frontiers in Psychology, 7. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01690

Ohl, S., Wohltat, C., Kliegl, R., Pollatos, O., & Engbert, R. (2016). Microsaccades are coupled to heartbeat. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 1237-1241. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2211-15.2016

Pittino, F., Mai, S., Huckauf, A., & Pollatos, O. (2016). Effects of Hunger on Sympathetic Activation and Attentional Processes for Physiological Computing. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems, Lisbon, Portugal (pp.152-160). Portugal: Scitepress.

Pollatos, O. (2016). The role of the body from the inside for embodied cognition. In Y.Coello & M. H. Fischer (Eds.), Perceptual and emotional embodiment (pp. 262-278). New York: Routledge.

Pollatos, O., & Georgiou, E. (2016). Normal interoceptive accuracy in women with bulimia nervosa. Psychiatry Research, 240, 328-332. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.04.072

Pollatos, O., Herbert, B. M., Berberich, G., Zaudig, M., Krauseneck, T., & Tsakiris, M. (2016). Atypical Self-Focus Effect on Interoceptive Accuracy in Anorexia Nervosa. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00484

Pollatos, O., Herbert, B. M., Mai, S., & Kammer, T. (2016). Changes in interoceptive processes following brain stimulation. Philosophical Transactions Royal Society B, 371(1708), 20160016. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0016

Prinz, N., Bohn, B., Püngel, D., Beisel, S., Pollatos, O., & Holl, R. W. (2016). Digitale Erfassung des Ernährungsverhaltens bei Typ 1 Diabetes–erste Ergebnisse und Ausblick der Nutris-Phone Studie. Diabetologie und Stoffwechsel, 11(S 01), P100. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1580847


Georgiou, E., Matthias, E., Kobel, S., Kettner, S., Dreyhaupt, J., Steinacker, J. M., & Pollatos. O. (2015). Interaction of physical activity and interoception in children. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00502

Gottwald, Janna M., Elsner, B., & Pollatos, O. (2015). Good is up-spatial metaphors in action observation. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01605

Grynberg, D., & Pollatos, O. (2015). Perceiving one's body shapes empathy. Physiology & Behavior, 140, 54-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.12.026

Grynberg, D., & Pollatos, O. (2015). Alexithymia modulates the experience of the rubber hand illusion. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(357). DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00357

Horndasch, S., Heinrich, H., Kratz, O., Mai, S., Graap, H., & Moll, G. H. (2015). Perception and evaluation of women’s bodies in adolescents and adults with anorexia nervosa. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience265(8), 677-687. DOI: 10.1007/s00406-015-0603-3

Kever, A., Pollatos, O., Vermeulen, N., & Grynberg, D. (2015). Interoceptive sensitivity facilitates both antecedent- and response-focused emotion regulation strategies. Personality and Individual Differences, 87, 20-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.07.014

Koch, A., & Pollatos, O. (2015). Reduced facial emotion recognition in overweight and obese children. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 79(6), 635-639. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.06.005

Mai, S., Gramann, K., Herbert, B. M., Friederich, H. C., Warschburger, P., & Pollatos, O. (2015). Electrophysiological evidence for an attentional bias in processing body stimuli in bulimia nervosa. Biological Psychology, 108, 105-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.03.013

Pollatos, O., Dietel, A., Gündel, H., & Duschek, S. (2015). Alexithymic trait, painful heat stimulation, and everyday pain experience. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 6. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2015.00139

Pollatos, O., Matthias, E., & Keller, J. (2015). When interoception helps to overcome negative feelings caused by social exclusion. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00786

Traut-Mattausch, E., Wagner, S., Pollatos, O., & Jonas, E. (2015). Complaints as starting point for vicious cycles in customer-employee-interactions. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01454


Herbert, B.M., & Pollatos, O. (2014). Attenuated interoceptive sensitivity in overweight and obese individuals. Eating Behaviors, 15(3), 445-448. DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeth.2014.06.006

Koch, A., Matthias, E., & Pollatos, O. (2014). Increased attentional bias towards food pictures in overweight and obese children. Journal of Child and Adolescent Behaviour, 2(2), 1000130.

Koch, A., & Pollatos, O. (2014). Cardiac sensitivity in children: Sex differences and its relationship to parameters of emotional processing. Psychophysiology, 51(9), 932-941. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12233

Matthias, E., & Pollatos, O. (2014). Why Does My Body Hurt? Somatoform Disorders and Pain. In S. Marchand, I. Gaumond & D. Saravane (Eds.), Mental Health and Pain (S. 173-181). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer.

Pollatos, O., Laubrock, J., & Wittmann, M. (2014). Interoceptive focus shapes the experience of time. PloS one, 9(1):e0086934. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086934

Pollatos, O., Yeldesbay, A., Pikovsky, A., & Rosenblum, M. (2014). How much time has passed? Ask your heart. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 8, 15. DOI: 10.3389/fnbot.2014.00015

Weiss, S., Sack, M., Henningsen, P., & Pollatos, O. (2014). On the interaction of self-regulation, interoception and pain perception. Psychopathology, 47(6), 37-382. DOI: 10.1159/000365107


Blechert, J., Goltsche, J. E., Herbert, B. M., & Wilhelm, F. H. (2014). Eat your troubles away: Electrocortical and experiential correlates of food image processing are related to emotional eating style and emotional state. Biological Psychology96, 94-101. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.12.007

Enck, P., Hefner, J., Herbert, B. M., Mazurak, N., Weimer, K., Muth, E. R., ... & Martens, U. (2013). Sensitivity and Specificity of Hypnosis Effects on Gastric Myoelectrical Activity. PloS one8(12), e83486. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083486

Füstös, J., Gramann, K., Herbert, B. M., & Pollatos, O. (2012). On the embodiment of emotion regulation: interoceptive awareness facilitates reappraisal. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience8(8), 911-917. DOI: 10.1093/scan/nss089


Herbert, B. M., & Pollatos, O. (2012). The body in the mind: on the relationship between interoception and embodiment. Topics in Cognitive Science, 4(4), 692-704. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2012.01189.x

Herbert, B. M., Herbert, C., Pollatos, O., Weimer, K., Enck, P., Sauer, H., & Zipfel, S. (2012). Effects of short-term food deprivation on interoceptive awareness, feelings and autonomic cardiac activity. Biological Psychology, 89(1), 71-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2011.09.004

Herbert, B. M., Muth, E. R., Pollatos, O., & Herbert, C. (2012). Interoception across modalities: on the relationship between cardiac awareness and the sensitivity for gastric functions. PloS one, 7(5), e36646. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036646

Kühnpast, N., Gramann, K., & Pollatos, O. (2012). Electrophysiologic evidence for multilevel deficits in emotional face processing in patients with bulimia nervosa. Psychosomatic Medicine74(7), 736-744. DOI: 10.1097./PSY.0b013e31825ca15a

Pollatos, O., Füstös, J., & Critchley, H. D. (2012). On the generalised embodiment of pain: how interoceptive sensitivity modulates cutaneous pain perception. Pain153(8), 1680-1686. DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2012.04.030

Pollatos, O. & Gramann, K. (2012). Attenuated modulation of brain activity accompanies emotion regulation deficits in alexithymia. Psychophysiology, 49 (5), 651-658. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2011.01348x 


Pollatos, O., Dietel, A., Herbert, B.M., Wankner, S., Wachsmuth, C., Henningsen, P. & Sack, M. (2011). Blunted autonomic reactivity and increased pain tolerance in somatoform patients. Pain, 152(9), 2157-2164. DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2011.05.024

Pollatos, O. & Gramann, K. (2011). Electrophysiological evidence of early processing deficits in alexithymia. Biological Psychology, 87(1), 113-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2011.02.016

Pollatos, O., Werner, N.S., Duschek, S., Schandry, R., Matthias, E. & Herbert, B.M. (2011). Differential effects of alexithymia subscales on autonomic reactivity and anxiety during social stress. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70(6), 525-533. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychores.2010.12.003 

Herbert, B.M., Herbert, C. & Pollatos, O. (2011). On the relationship between interoceptive awareness and alexithymia: Is interoceptive awareness related to emotional awareness? Journal of Personality, 79(5), 1149-1175. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2011.00717.x 

Pollatos, O., Herbert, B.M., Wankner, S., Dietel, A., Wachsmuth, C., Henningsen, P. & Sack, M. (2011). Autonomic imbalance is associated with reduced facial recognition in somatoform disorders. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 71(4), 232-239. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychores.2011.03.012

Pollatos, O. & Gramann, K. (2012). Attenuated modulation of brain activity accompanies emotion regulation deficits in alexithymia. Psychophysiology, 49(5), 651-658. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2011.01348.x

Pollatos, O., Herbert, B.M., Füstös, J., Weimer, K., Enck, P. & Zipfel, S. (2011). Food deprivation sensitizes pain perception. Journal of Psychophysiology, 26, 1-9. DOI: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000062