Dr. rer. nat. Marlene Pacharra

Ruhr-University Bochum
Fakultät für Psychologie
AE Biopsychologie
D-44780 Bochum, Germany

Room: IB 6-99

Phone: +49 234 32 27641

Fax: +49 234 32 14377



  • Chemosensation
  • Electrophysiology
  • Research Data Management

  • Zimmer, U., Wendt, M. & Pacharra, M. (2022). Enhancing allocation of visual attention with emotional cues presented in two sensory modalities. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 18, 10. doi: 10.1186/s12993-022-00195-3
  • Peifer, C., Hagemann, V., Claus, M., Larra, M., Aust, F., Kühn, M., Owczarek, M., Bröde, P., Pacharra, M., Steffens, H., Watzl, C., Wascher, E., & Capellino, S. (2021). Low self-reported stress despite immune-physiological changes in paramedics during rescue operations. EXCLI Journal, 20, 792-811. doi: 10.17179/excli2021-3617
  • Hucke, C.I., Heinen, R.M., Pacharra, M., Wascher, E., & van Thriel, C (2021). Spatiotemporal processing of bimodal odor lateralization in the brain using electroencephalography microstates and source localization. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4, 620723. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.620723
  • Kleinbeck, S., Schäper, M., Pacharra, M., Lehmann, M.-L., Golka, K., Blaszkewicz, M., Brüning, T., & van Thriel, C. (2020). A short-term inhalation study to assess the reversibility of sensory irritation in human volunteers. Archives of Toxicology, 94(5), 1687-1701. doi: 10.1007/s00204-020-02703-8
  • Pacharra, M., Kleinbeck, S., Schäper, M., Hucke, C.I., & van Thriel, C. (2020). Sniffin’ Sticks and olfactometer-based odor thresholds for n-butanol: Correspondence and validity for indoor air scenarios. Atmosphere, 11(5), 472. doi:10.3390/atmos11050472
  • Hucke, C.I., Pacharra, M., Reinders, J., & van Thriel, C. (2018). Somatosensory response to trigeminal stimulation: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) study. Scientific Reports, 8, 13771. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-32147-1
  • Reiser, J.E., Pacharra, M., & Wascher, E. (2018). Neurophysiologische Methoden zur Erfassung von Arbeitsbeanspruchung – Ein Überblick und aktuelle Entwicklungen Wirtschaftspsychologie, 20, 23-31.
  • Pacharra, M., Debener, S., & Wascher, E. (2017). Concealed around-the-ear EEG captures cognitive processing in a visual Simon task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 290. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00290
  • Pacharra, M., Kleinbeck, S., Schäper, M., Blaszkewicz, M., Golka, K., & van Thriel, C. (2017). Does seasonal allergic rhinitis confer increased sensitivity to ammonia exposure? International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 220(5), 840-848. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2017.03.013
  • Pacharra, M., Kleinbeck, S., Schäper, M., Blaszkewicz, M., & van Thriel, C. (2016). Multidimensional assessment of self-reported chemical intolerance and its impact on chemosensory effects during ammonia exposure. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 89(6), 947-959. doi: 10.1007/s00420-016-1134-6
  • Pacharra, M., Kleinbeck, S., Schäper, M., Juran, S., Hey, K., Blaszkewicz, M., Lehmann, M.-L., Golka, K., & van Thriel, C. (2016): Interindividual differences in chemosensory perception: Toward a better understanding of perceptual ratings during chemical exposures. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 79(22-23), 1026-1040. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2016.1219547
  • Pacharra, M., Schäper, M., Kleinbeck, S., Blaszkewicz, M., Golka, K., & van Thriel, C. (2016). Neurobehavioral effects of exposure to propionic acid revisited – Does psychosocial stress interfere with distractive effects in volunteers? Neurotoxicology 55, 102-111. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2016.05.019
  • Pacharra, M., Schäper, M., Kleinbeck, S., Blaszkewicz, M., & van Thriel, C. (2016). Olfactory acuity and automatic associations to odor words modulate adverse effects of ammonia. Chemosensory Perception, 9(1):27-36. doi: 10.1007/s12078-016-9202-6
  • Pacharra, M., Schäper, M., Kleinbeck, S., Blaszkewicz, M., Wolf, O.T., & van Thriel, C. (2016). Stress lowers the detection threshold for foul-smelling 2-mercaptoethanol. Stress, 19(01), 18-27. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2015.1105212