Pamela Baess


Pamela Baess


2006 Diploma Psychology (MSc equivalent), University of Leipzig, Germany; Topic: "Evaluative judgments in patients with frontal lesions and healthy controls".

2009 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Leipzig, Germany; Topic: "Processing of self-initiated sounds: Evidence from EEG studies".


02/2006-02/2009 PhD-Graduate programme "Attention in Cognition", Leipzig, Germany (Prof. Erich Schröger)

03/2009-07/2010 PostDoc at the Department of Psycholgy, Max-Planck-Institute of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany (Prof. Wolfgang Prinz)

since 08/2010 PostDoc at the Low Temperature Lab, Brain Research Unit, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Finland

Research interests

sensory consequences of self-generated actions

my partner & I: how interacting together changes basic stimulus processing


Baess, P., Zhdanov, A., Mandel, A., Parkkonen, L., Hirvenkari, L., Mäkelä, J.P., Jousmäki, V., & Hari, R. (in press). MEG dual scanning. A procedure to study real-time auditory interaction between two persons. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Horváth, J., Maess, B., Baess, P., & Tóth, A. (in press). Action-sound coincidences suppress evoked responses of the human auditory cortex in EEG and MEG. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Grimm, F., Schröger, E., Baess, P., & Kotz, S. A. (in press). The cerebellum generates auditory predictions: ERP lesion data.Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Wenke, D., Atmaca, S., Holländer, A., Liebelt, R., Baess, P.,& Prinz, W. (2011). What is shared in joint action? Co-representation, response conflict and agent identification. Review of Philosophy and Psychology.

Baess, P., Horváth, J., Jacobsen, T., & Schröger, E. (2011). Selective suppression of self-triggered sounds: An EEG study. Psychophysiology

Baess, P. (2010). Processing of self-initiated sounds: Evidence from EEG. Leipzig: Universitätsbuchverlag.

Baess, P., Widmann, A., Roye, A., Schröger, E., & Jacobsen, T. (2009). Attenuated human auditory middle latency responses and evoked 40 Hz response to self-generated sounds. Europ J Neurosci, 29, 1514-1521.

Baess, P., Jacobsen, T., & Schröger, E. (2008). Suppression of the auditory N1 event-related potential component with unpredictable self-initiated tones: Evidence for internal forward models with dynamic stimulation. Int J Psychophys, 70, 137-143.

Grimm, S., Schröger, E., Bendixen, A., Baess, P., Roye, A. & Deouell, L.Y. (2008). Optimizing the auditory distraction paradigm: Behavioral and event-related potential effects in a lateralized multi-deviant approach. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119, 934-947.