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Bauer, R., & Gharabaghi, A. (2017). Constraints and Adaptation of Closed-Loop Neuroprosthetics for Functional Restoration. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2017.00111


Mathew, J., Kübler A., Bauer, R., Gharabaghi, A. (2016): Probing Corticospinal Recruitment Patterns and Functional Synergies with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.” Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 10 doi:10.3389/fncel.2016.00175

Bauer, R., Vukelić M., Gharabaghi. A. (2016): What Is the Optimal Task Difficulty for Reinforcement Learning of Brain Self-Regulation? Clinical Neurophysiology 9, 127 doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2016.06.016.

Bauer, R., Fels M., Royter V., Raco, V., Gharabaghi, A. (2016): Closed-Loop Adaptation of Neurofeedback Based on Mental Effort Facilitates Reinforcement Learning of Brain Self-Regulation.” Clinical Neurophysiology 9, 127 doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2016.06.020

Raco, V., Bauer, R., Tharsan, S., & Gharabaghi., A. (2016): Combining TMS and tACS for Closed-Loop Phase-Dependent Modulation of Corticospinal Excitability: A Feasibility Study. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 10, 143 http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncel.2016.00143

Kraus, D., Naros, G., Bauer, R., Khademi, F., Leão, M. T., Ziemann, U., & Gharabaghi, A. (2016). Brain State-Dependent Transcranial Magnetic Closed-Loop Stimulation Controlled by Sensorimotor Desynchronization Induces Robust Increase of Corticospinal Excitability. Brain Stimulation. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2016.02.007

Kraus D., Naros G., Bauer R., Leão MT, Ziemann U., Gharabaghi A. (2016): Brain-robot interface driven plasticity: Distributed modulation of corticospinal excitability. NeuroImage  doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.074.


Brauchle, D.*, Vukelić, M.*, Bauer, R.*, & Gharabaghi, A. (2015). Brain state-dependent robotic reaching movement with a multi-joint arm exoskeleton: combining brain-machine interfacing and robotic rehabilitation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00564

Fels, M.*, Bauer, R.*, & Gharabaghi, A. (2015). Predicting workload profiles of brain–robot interface and electromygraphic neurofeedback with cortical resting-state networks: personal trait or task-specific challenge? Journal of Neural Engineering, 12(4), 046029. http://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2560/12/4/046029

Bauer, R., & Gharabaghi, A. (2015a). Estimating cognitive load during self-regulation of brain activity and neurofeedback with therapeutic brain-computer interfaces. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9(21). http://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00021

Bauer, R., & Gharabaghi, A. (2015b). Reinforcement learning for adaptive threshold control of restorative brain-computer interfaces: a Bayesian simulation. Front. Neurosci. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2015.00036


Bauer, R., Fels, M., Vukelić, M., Ziemann, U., & Gharabaghi, A. (2014). Bridging the gap between motor imagery and motor execution with a brain-robot interface.  NeuroImage. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.12.026

Bauer, R., & Gharabaghi, A. (2014). Ethics of Functional Neurosurgery. In J. Clausen & N. Levy (Eds.), Handbook of Neuroethics (pp. 977–992). Springer Netherlands. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-4707-4_66

Vukelić, M.*, Bauer, R.*, Naros, G., Naros, I., Braun, C., & Gharabaghi, A. (2014). Lateralized alpha-band cortical networks regulate volitional modulation of beta-band sensorimotor oscillations. NeuroImage, 87, 147–153. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.10.003

Raco, V.*, Bauer, R., Olenik, M., Brkic, D., & Gharabaghi, A. (2014). Neurosensory effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation. Brain Stimulation, 7(6), 823–831. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2014.08.005

Naros, G., Grimm, F., Kraus, D.,Brauchle, D., Royter, V., Bauer, R., & Gharabaghi, A. (2014). Implementation of a Brain-Computer Interface based training environment for functional restoration of patients with severe upper-limb paresis. http://doi.org/10.3205/14dgnc187


Bauer, R. (2013a). Sucht zwischen Krankheit und Willensschwäche. Tübingen: Francke.

Bauer, R. (2013b). Tiefe Hirnstimulation bei Abhängigkeit – Behandlung oder Unterstützung? In Therapie und Person: ethische und anthropologische Aspekte der tiefen Hirnstimulation (pp. 173–196). Münster: Mentis.


Bauer, R., Leefman, J., Krautter, J., & Gharabaghi, A. (2012). Authentisches Gefühlsleben und Tiefe Hirnstimulation bei psychiatrischen Störungen. In D. Mieth & G. Fürst (Eds.), Entgrenzung des Menschseins? : eine christliche Antwort auf die Perfektionierung des Menschen. Paderborn: Schöningh.


Kuhn, J., Gründler, T. O. J., Bauer, R., Huff, W., Fischer, A. G., Lenartz, D., … Sturm, V. (2011). Successful deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens in severe alcohol dependence is associated with changed performance monitoring. Addiction Biology, 16(4), 620–623. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-1600.2011.00337.x

Schleidgen, S., Jungert, M., Bauer, R., & Sandow, V. (2011). Human nature and self design. Paderborn: Mentis.

Leefman, J., Krautter, J., Bauer, R., Tatagiba, M., & Gharabaghi, A. (2011). Die Authentizität modulierter Emotionen bei der Tiefen  Hirnstimulation. In L. Kovács (Ed.), Darwin und die Bioethik Eve-Marie Engels zum 60. Geburtstag (Orig.-Ausg.). Freiburg  Br.;München: Alber.


Bauer, R., Eppler, N., & Wolf, J. (2009). Implications of Understandings of Addiction: An Introductory Overview. In C. Hoffstadt & R. Bernasconi (Eds.), On the edge of addiction (pp. 13–30). Freiburg.

Bauer, R., & Gharabaghi, A. (2009). Neuroprothesen zur Modulation von Emotion und Motivation. In E.-M. Engels, (Ed.), Der implantierte Mensch : Therapie und Enhancement im Gehirn. Freiburg im Breisgau: Alber.

Kuhn, J., Bauer, R., Pohl, S., Lenartz, D., Huff, W., Kim, E. H., … Sturm, V. (2009). Observations on unaided smoking cessation after deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens. European Addiction Research, 15(4), 196–201. http://doi.org/10.1159/000228930

Schleidgen, S., Jungert, M. C., & Bauer, R. (2009). Mission: Impossible? On Empirical-Normative Collaboration in Ethical Reasoning. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 13, 59–71. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10677-009-9170-x


Bauer, R., Pohl, S., Klosterkötter, J., & Kuhn, J. (2008). [Deep brain stimulation in the context of addiction–a literature-based systematic evaluation]. Fortschritte Der Neurologie-Psychiatrie, 76(7), 396–401. http://doi.org/10.1055/s-2008-1038217


Bauer, R., & Schreib, A. (2007). Pädagogische Identität(en). In M. Rapold (Ed.), Pädagogische Identität, Netzwerke und Verbandsarbeit (pp. 67–80). Hohengehren: Schneider.

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