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M.Sc. Gesa Berretz

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

Room: IB 6/109
Phone: +49 234 32 21453
Fax: +49 234 321 4377
E-Mail: gesa.berretz@rub.de


 

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2022 Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Biopsychology, Ruhr University Bochum
2018 - 2021 Ph.D. student, Department of Biopsychology, Ruhr University Bochum
Thesis: „How acute stress modulates hemispheric asymmetries: investigating the role of endocrinological and affective parameters”
2016 - 2018 Master in Psychology (M.Sc.), Department of Biopsychology, Ruhr University Bochum
2013 - 2016 Bachelor in Psychology (B.Sc.), Department of Cognitive Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum

 

 

Methods and Research Interests

  • EEG
  • Functional hemispheric asymmetries and stress

 

Teaching

    Wintersemester 2020/2021 Left Brain – Right Brain, Lernen
    Sommersemester 2020 Das menschliche Gehirn – ein Mal- & Bastelkurs
    Wintersemester 2019/2020 Left Brain – Right Brain, Gehirn & Geschlecht
    Sommersemester 2019 Das menschliche Gehirn – ein Mal- & Bastelkurs
    Wintersemester 2018/2019 Komparative Kognition, Left Brain – Right Brain, Gehirn & Geschlecht
    Sommersemester 2018 Das menschliche Gehirn – ein Mal- & Bastelkurs

     

Publication list

Original articles

2022

  • Berretz, G., Packheiser, J., Wolf, O. T., & Ocklenburg, S. (2022). Acute stress increases left hemispheric activity measured via changes in frontal alpha asymmetries. iScience, 103841.

2021

  • Berretz, G., Packheiser, J., Höffken, O., Wolf, O. T., & Ocklenburg, S. (2021). Dichotic listening performance and interhemispheric integration after administration of hydrocortisone. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1-11.
  • Berretz, G., Packheiser, J., Wolf, O. T., & Ocklenburg, S. (2021). Improved interhemispheric connectivity after stress during lexical decision making. Behavioural Brain Research, 113648.
  • Packheiser, J., Schmitz, J., Stein, C. C., Pfeifer, L. S., Berretz, G., Papadatou-Pastou, M., ... & Ocklenburg, S. (2021). Handedness and depression: A meta-analysis across 87 studies. Journal of Affective Disorders, 294, 200-209.
  • Berretz, G., Packheiser, J., Kumsta, R., Wolf, O.T., & Ocklenburg, S. (2021). The brain under stress – a systematic review and activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis of changes in BOLD signal associated with acute stress exposure. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 124, 89-99.
  • Packheiser, J. *, Berretz, G. *, Rook, N., Schockenhoff, L., Bahr, C., Güntürkün, O., & Ocklenburg, O. (2021). Investigating real-life emotions in romantic couples: a mobile EEG study. Scientific Reports, 11, 1142.

2020

  • Berretz, G., Packheiser, J., Wolf, O.T., & Ocklenburg, S. (2020). Dichotic listening performance and interhemispheric integration after stress exposure. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-13.
  • Packheiser, J., Schmitz, J., Berretz, G., Carey, D., Paracchini, S., Papadatou-Pastou, M., & Ocklenburg, S. (2020). Four meta-analyses across 164 studies on atypical footedness prevalence and its relation to handedness. Scientific Reports, 10, 14501.
  • Packheiser, J. *, Berretz, G. *, Rook, N., Schockenhoff, L., Bahr, C., Güntürkün, O., & Ocklenburg, O. (2021). Investigating real-life emotions in romantic couples: a mobile EEG study. Scientific Reports, 11, 1142.

2019.

  • Berretz, G., Arning, L., Gerding, W. M., Friedrich, P., Fraenz, C., Schlüter, C., ... & Ocklenburg, S. (2019). Structural asymmetry in the frontal and temporal lobes is associated with PCSK6 VNTR polymorphism. Molecular Neurobiology, 56(11), 7765-7773.
  • Packheiser, J., Schmitz, J., Berretz, G., Papadatou-Pastou, M., & Ocklenburg, S. (2019). Handedness and sex effects on lateral biases in human cradling: Three meta-analyses. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 104, 30-42.

Review articles

2021

  • Ocklenburg, S. *, Berretz, G. *, Packheiser, J. *, & Friedrich, P. * (2021). Laterality 2020: Response to the article commentaries. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 1-10.

2020

  • Ocklenburg, S*., Berretz, G. *, Packheiser, J. *, & Friedrich, P. * (2021). Laterality 2020: Response to the article commentaries. Laterality, 1-10.
  • Berretz, G., Wolf, O. T., Güntürkün, O., & Ocklenburg, S. (2020). Atypical lateralization in neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders: What is the role of stress?. Cortex, 125, 215-232.

*Equal contribution

 

 

 

 

 

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