Aging and Cognition

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wolbers


The complete list of publications is found here.

Shine JP, Valdés-Herrera JP, Tempelmann C, Wolbers T. Evidence for allocentric boundary and goal direction information in the human entorhinal cortex and subiculum. Nat Commun. 2019 Sep 05; 10:4004. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11802-9
Chen X, Vieweg P, Wolbers T.. Computing distance information from landmarks and self-motion cues - Differential contributions of anterior-lateral vs. posterior-medial entorhinal cortex in humans. Neuroimage. 2019 Nov 15; 202:116074. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116074
Diersch N, Wolbers T.. The potential of virtual reality for spatial navigation research across the adult lifespan. J Exp Biol. 2019 Feb 06; 222 doi: 10.1242/jeb.187252
Craig, M., Wolbers T., Strickland S., Achtzehn J., Dewar M. Rapid improvement of cognitive maps in the awake state. Hippocampus. 2019 Feb 18; 29:862-868. doi: 10.1002/hipo.23081
Matthias Stangl, Johannes Achtzehn, Karin Huber, Caroline Dietrich, Claus Tempelmann, Thomas Wolbers. Compromised Grid-Cell-like Representations in Old Age as a Key Mechanism to Explain Age-Related Navigational Deficits. Current Biology. 2018 Apr 01; 28:1108-1115.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.02.038
Adam W. Lester, Scott D. Moffat, Jan M. Wiener, Carol A. Barnes, Thomas Wolbers. The Aging Navigational System. Neuron. 2017 Aug 29; 95:1019-1035. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.06.037
Matthias Stangl, Jonathan Shine, Thomas Wolbers. The gridCAT: A toolbox for automated analysis of human grid cell codes in fMRI. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics. 2017 Jul 20; 11 doi: 10.3389/fninf.2017.00047
Michael Craig, Thomas Wolbers, Mathew A. Harris, Patrick Hauff, Sergio Della Sala, Michaela Dewar. Comparable rest-related promotion of spatial memory consolidation in younger and older adults. Neurobiology of Aging. 2016 Nov 30; 48:143-152. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.08.007
Jonathan P. Shine, José P. Valdés-Herrera, Mary Hegarty, Thomas Wolbers. The human retrosplenial cortex and thalamus code head direction in a global reference frame. Journal of Neuroscience. 2016 Jun 14; 36:6371-6381. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1268-15.2016
Paula Vieweg, Matthias Stangl, Lorelei R. Howard, Thomas Wolbers. Changes in pattern completion - A key mechanism to explain age-related recognition memory deficits?. Cortex. 2015 Feb 28; 64:343-351. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.12.007
Sarah L. Bates, Thomas Wolbers. How cognitive aging affects multisensory integration of navigational cues. Neurobiology of Aging. 2014 Nov 30; 35:2761-2769. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2014.04.003
Jan M. Wiener, Olivier de Condappa, Mathew A. Harris, Thomas Wolbers. Maladaptive bias for extrahippocampal navigation strategies in aging humans. Journal of Neuroscience. 2013 Apr 02; 33:6012-6017. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0717-12.2013
Wolbers T, Klatzky RL, Loomis JM, Wutte MG, Giudice NA. Modality-independent coding of spatial layout in the human brain. Curr Biol. 2011 Jun 07; 21:984-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.04.038
Wolbers T, Hegarty M. What determines our navigational abilities?. Trends Cogn Sci. 2010 Mar 01; 14:138-46. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2010.01.001
Wolbers T, Hegarty M, Büchel C, Loomis JM. Spatial updating: how the brain keeps track of changing object locations during observer motion. Nat Neurosci. 2008 Oct 01; 11:1223-30. doi: 10.1038/nn.2189

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