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Journal Articles (peer reviewed)



  • Varley TF, Sporns O, Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H, Dann B (2023):
    Information-processing dynamics in neural networks of macaque cerebral cortex reflect cognitive state and behavior
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 120(2):e2207677120   https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2207677120
  • Titchener R, Thiriau C, Hüser T, Scherberger H, Fischer J, Keupp S (2023):
    Social disappointment and partner presence affect long-tailed macaque refusal behaviour in an ´inequity aversion`experiment
    R. Soc. Open Sci. 10:221225  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36866079/
  • Klingner CM, Denker M, Grün S, Hanke M, Oeltze-Jafra S, Ohl FW, Radny J, Rotter S, Scherberger H, Stein A, Wachtler T, Witte OW, Ritter P (2023):
    Research Data Management and Data Sharing for Reproducible Research - Results of a Community Survey of the German National Research Data Infrastructure Initiative Neuroscience
    ENEURO 10(2)   https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36750361/
  • Liu X, Rich K, Nasseri SM, Hjæresen S, Li G, Finsen B, Scherberger H, Svenningsen A, Zhang MA (2023):
    Comparison of PKD2L1-Expressing Cerebrospinal Fluid Contacting Neurons in Spinal Cords of Rodents, Carnivores, and Primates.
    INT J MOL SCI  24(17):13582    https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms241713582




  • Schneider M, Broggini AC, Dann B, Tzanou A, Uran C, Sheshadri S, Scherbeger H, Vinck M (2021):
    A mechanism for inter-areal coherence through communication based on connectivity and oscillatory power
    NEURON 109(24):4050-4067   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2021.09.037
  • Greulich RS, Hüser T, Dörge M, Scherberger H (2021):
    PriMa: A low-cost, modular, open hardware, and 3D-printed fMRI manipulandum
    NEUROIMAGE   238:118218   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118218
  • Buchwald D, Scherberger H (2021):
    Visually and Tactually Guided Grasps Lead to Different Neuronal Activity in Non-human Primates.
    FRONT NEUROSCI-SWITZ 15:679910  https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2021.679910
  • Buchwald D, Schaffelhofer S, Dörge M, Dann B, Scherberger H (2021):
    A Turntable Setup for Testing Visual and Tactile Grasping Movements in Non-human Primates.
    FRONT BEHAV NEUROSCI  15:648483   https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2021.648483
  • Wachtler T, Bauer P, Denker M, Grün S, Hanke M, Klein J, Oeltze-Jafra S, Ritter P, Rotter S, Scherberger H, Stein A, Witte OW (2021):
    NFDI-Neuro: building a community for neuroscience research data management in Germany.
    NEUROFORUM  27(1)3:15   https://doi.org/10.1515/nf-2020-0036
  • Denker M, Grün S, Wachtler T, Scherberger H (2021):
    Reproducibility and efficiency in handling complex neurophysiological data.
    NEUROFORUM  27(1)27:34  https://doi.org/10.1515/nf-2020-0041


  • Greulich RS, Adam R, Everling S, Scherberger H (2020):
    Shared functional connectivity between the dorso‑medial and dorso‑ventral streams in macaques.
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 10:18610. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75219-x
  • Sheshadri S, Dann B, Hueser T, Scherberger H (2020):
    3D reconstruction toolbox for behavior tracked with multiple cameras
    JOURNAL OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE 5 (45): 1849. https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.01849
  • Fortuna MG, Hüer J, Guo H, Gruber J, Gruber-Dujardin E, Staiger JF, Scherberger H, Treue S, Gail A (2020):
    Histological assessment of optogenetic tools to study fronto-visual and fronto-parietal cortical networks in the rhesus macaque.
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 10(1):389. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67752-6
  • Michaels JA, Schaffelhofer S, Agudelo-Toro A, Scherberger H (2020):
    A goal-driven modular neural network predicts parietofrontal neural dynamics during grasping.
    P NATL ACAD SCI USA 117(50):32124-32135. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33257539/
    a preprint was:
    Michaels JA, Schaffelhofer S, Agudelo-Toro A, Scherberger H (2019):
    A modular neural network model of grasp movement generation.
    bioRxiv: 742189. https://doi.org/10.1101/742189
  • Tremblay S, ..., Scherberger H, ..., Shenoy KV, DiCarlo JJ, Platt ML (2020):
    An Open Resource for Non-human Primate Optogenetics.
    NEURON 108(6):1075-1090. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33080229/


  • Buil JMM, Peckre LR, Dörge M, Fichtel C, Kappeler PM, Scherberger H (2019):
    Remotely releasable collar mechanism for medium-sized mammals: an affordable technology to avoid multiple captures.
    Wildlife Biol 2019: wlb.00581. https://doi.org/10.2981/wlb.00581
  • Pazhakh V, Ellett F, Croker BA, O’Donnell JA, Pase L, Schulze KE, Greulich RS, Gupta A, Reyes-Aldasoro CC, Andrianoloulos A, Lieschke GJ (2019): β-glucan-dependent shuttling of conidia from neutrophils to macrophages occurs during fungal infection establishment.
    PloS Biol 17 (9): e3000113. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000113


  • Intveld RW, Dann B, Michaels JA, Scherberger H. (2018):
    Neural coding of intended and executed grasp force in macaque areas AIP, F5, and M1.
    Scientific Reports 8: 17985. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-35488-z
  • Michaels JA, Dann B, Intveld RW, Scherberger H (2018):
    Neural dynamics of variable grasp movement preparation in the macaque fronto-parietal network.
    J Neurosci: 38: 5759-5773. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2557-17.2018
  • Reverberi, C; Kuhlen, AK; Seyed-Allaei, S; Greulich, RS; Costa, A; Abutalebi, J; Haynes, JD (2018): 
    The neural basis of free language choice in bilingual speakers: Disentangling language choice and language execution.
    NeuroImage 177: 108-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.05.025
  • Michaels JA, Scherberger H (2018):
    Population coding of grasp and laterately-related information in the macaque fronto-parietal network
    Scientific Reports 8, 6128 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20051-7
  • Wilke, M.; Schneider, L.; Dominguez-Vargas, A-U; Schmidt-Samoa, C.; Miloserdov, K.; Nazzal, A.; Dechent, P.; Cabral-Calderin, Y.; Scherberger H; Kagan (2018): 
    Reach and grasp deficits following damage to the dorsal pulvinar.
    Cortex 99: 135-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2017.10.011  



  • Michaels JA, Scherberger H (2016):
    hebbRNN: A Reward-Modulated Hebbian Learning Rule for Recurrent Neural Networks.
    The Journal of Open Source Software 1:60. http://dx.doi.org/10.21105/joss.00060 
  • Michaels JA, Dann B, Scherberger H (2016): 
    Neural Population Dynamics during Reaching Are Better Explained by a Dynamical System than Representational Tuning.
    PLOS Computational Biology, DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005175  
  • Dann B, Michaels JA, Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2016):
    Uniting functional network topology and oscillations in the fronto-parietal single unit network of behaving primates.
    eLife 2016. doi: 10.7554/eLife. 15719.  
  • Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2016):
    Object vision to hand action in macaque parietal, premotor, and motor cortices.
    eLife 2016;5:e15278 


  • Lehmann S, Scherberger H (2015):
    Spatial Representations in Local Field Potential Activity of Primate Anterior Intraparietal Cortex (AIP).
    PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142679 

  • Popova B, Schubert S, Bulla I, Buchwald D, Kramer W (2015):
    A Robust and Versatile Method of Combinatorial Chemical Synthesis of Gene Libraries via Hierarchical Assembly of Partially Randomized Modules.
    PLoS ONE 10(9): e0136778. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136778 

  • Menz VK, Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2015):
    Representation of continuous hand and arm movements in macaque areas M1, F5, and AIP: a comparative decoding study.
    J Neural Engineering 12 (2015) 056016 (19pp) (doi:10.1088/1741-2560/12/5/056016) 
  • Michaels J, Dann B, Intveld RW, Scherberger H (2015):
    Predicting Reaction Time from the Neural State Space of the Premotor and Parietal Grasping Network
    J Neuroscience: 35: 11415–11432 
  • Janssen P, Scherberger H (2015):
    Visual Guidance in Control of Grasping
    Annual Review of Neuroscience: 38:69–86 (doi: 10.1146/annurev-neuro-071714-034028) 
  • Schaffelhofer S, Agudelo-Toro A, Scherberger H (2015):
    Decoding a Wide Range of Hand Configurations from Macaque Motor, Premotor, and Parietal Cortices
    J Neuroscience: 35: 1068–1081. 


  • Schaffelhofer S, Sartori M, Scherberger H, Farina D (2014): 
    Musculoskeletal representation of a large repertoire of hand grasping actions in primates. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. Advance online Publication: doi:10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2364776. 


  • Lehmann S, Scherberger H (2013):
    Reach and gaze representations in macaque parietal and premotor grasp areas.
    J. Neurosci. 


  • Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2012): A new method of accurate hand- and arm-tracking for small primates. Journal of Neural Engeneering 9(2012) 026025
  • Menz VK, Popovych S, Küpper T (2012): Modelling of Synaptic STDP and Analysis in a Two-Neuron Model. Discontinuity, Nonlinearity and Complexity 1(2): 147-159.


  • Townsend BR, Subasi E, Scherberger H (2011): Grasp Movement Decoding from Premotor and Parietal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 31(40): 14386-14398)


  • Fluet MC, Baumann M, Scherberger H (2010): Context-Specific Grasp Movement Representation in Macaque Ventral Premotor Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 30(45): 15175-15184


  • Scherberger H (2009): Neural control of motor prostheses. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 19:629–633. 
  • Baumann M, Fluet MC, Scherberger H (2009): Context-Specific Grasp movement representation in the macaque anterior intraparietal area. J Neuroscience 29: 6436–6448.
  • Scherberger H, Andersen RA (2007): Target selection signals for arm reaching in the posterior parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 27: 2001–2012.  


  • Kiper D, Martin KAC, Scherberger H (2007): Cortical plasticity: a view from nonhuman primates. Neurodegenerative Diseases 4: 34-42.  


  • Scherberger H, Jarvis MR, Andersen RA (2005): Cortical local field potential encodes movement intentions in the posterior parietal cortex. Neuron 46: 347-354.


  • Musallam S, Corneil BD, Greger B, Scherberger H, Andersen RA (2004): Cognitive control signals for neural prosthetics. Science 305: 258–262.


  • Scherberger H, Fineman I, Musallam S, Dubowitz DJ, Bernheim KA, Pesaran B, Corneil BD, Gilliken B, Andersen RA (2003). Magnetic resonance image-guided implantation of chronic recording electrodes in the macaque intraparietal sulcus. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 130: 1-8    
  • Scherberger H, Goodale MA, Andersen RA (2003): Target selection for reaching and saccades share a similar reference frame in the macaque. Journal of Neurophysiology. 89, 1456-1466


  • Scherberger H, Cabungcal JH, Hepp K, Suzuki Y, Straumann D, Henn V (2001). Ocular counterroll modulates the preferred direction of saccade-related pontine burst neurons in the monkey. Journal of Neurophysiology 86, 935-949   
  • Büttner-Ennever JA, Horn AKE, Scherberger H, d’Ascanio P (2001): Motoneurons of twitch and non-twitch extraocular muscle fibres in the abducens, trochlear, and oculomotor muclei of monkeys. Journal of Comparative Neurology 438, 318-335
  • Cabungcal JH, Misslisch H, Scherberger H, Hepp K, Hess BJM (2001): Effect of light sleep on three-dimensional eye position in static roll and pitch. Vision Research 41: 495–505  


  • Frens MA, Suzuki Y, Scherberger H, Hepp K, Henn V (1998): The collicular code of saccade direction depends on the roll orientation of the head relative to gravity. Experimental Brain Research 120: 283-90 
  • Scherberger H, Leder O (1998). A planar model of hepatic blood flow potential. Acta Stereologica 17: 343-352


  • Scherberger H, Leder O (1997): Section topology and 3d-visualization of pig liver lobules. Acta Stereologica 16: 111-118


  • Scherberger H, Müller H, Leder O, Kurz H (1992): Visualisierung der Leber-Feinstruktur [Visualization of liver fine structure]. Informatik Forschung und Entwicklung  7: 115-120 


Books and book chapters

  • Scherberger H (2018): Neural Prostheses for Reaching and Grasping. In: Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier, ISBN 9780128093245
  • Scherberger H, Quian Quiroga R, Andersen RA (2013): Coding of Movement Intentions. In: Quian Quiroga R et Panzeri S (ed.) Principles of Neural Coding. London: Taylor & Francis, pp. 303-321.
  • Scherberger H (2012): BCIs that use signals recorded in parietal and premotor cortex. In: Wolpaw JR, Wolpaw EW (eds) Brain-computer interfaces: principles and practice. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 289-299.
  • Scherberger H (2009): Neural prostheses for reaching. In: Squire LR (ed.) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, volume 6, pp. 213-220. Oxford: Academic Press.
  • Andersen RA, Meeker D, Pesaran B, Buneo C, Scherberger H (2004): Senosorimotor transformations in the posterior parietal cortex. In: Gazzaniga MS (ed): The Cognitive Neurosciences III. Cambridge MA, MIT Press, pp. 463-474. 
  • Scherberger H, Andersen RA (2003): Senosorimotor transformations. In: Chalupa LM, Werner JS (eds): The Visual Neurosciences. MIT Press, pp. 1324-1336.
  • Young LR, Henn V, Scherberger H (2001): Fundamentals of the Theory of Movement Perception by Dr. E. Mach. [translated and annotated from: Ernst Mach (1875) Theorie der Lehre von den Bewegungsempfindungen]. New York, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press.  (CoverIntroduction)



Conference papers (peer reviewed)

  • Greulich RS, Brendel AB (2019): Towards a greater appeal of replication research by learning from the field of neuroscience. In: AMCIS 2019 Proceedings. Atlanta, Association for Information Systems: 1-10.​​​​​​​
  • Subasi E, Townsend B, Scherberger H (2010): In Search of More Robust Decoding Algorithms for Neural Prostheses, a Data Driven Approach. Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010: 4172-4175. 
  • Townsend B, Subasi E, Scherberger H (2008): Real time decoding of hand grasping signals from macaque premotor and parietal cortex. In: Stieglitz T. & Schuettler M.: Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society “From Movement to Mind”, Sep 21-25, 2008, Freiburg, Germany. Printed in: Biomedical Engineering 53, Supp. 1, 203-205.
  • Andersen RA, Burdick JW, Musallam S, Scherberger H, Pesaran B, Meeker D, Corneil BD, Fineman I, Nenadic Z, Branchaud E, Cham J, Greger B, Tai YC, Mojarradi MM (2004): Recording advances for neural prosthetics. Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE IMBS. San Francisco, CA, USA. Sepember 1-5, 2004. 5352-5355. 



Reports (not peer reviewed)

  • Scherberger H (2015): NeuroprostheticsBioFokus Spezial 25: 16-23 
  • Scherberger H (2012): Neuroprothesen. BioFokus Spezial 22: 14-21
  • Scherberger H, Leder O (1996): Stereologie mit Hilfe digitaler Rekonstruktion: Zur Geometrie des Schweineleberläppchens [Stereology with digital reconstruction: on the geometry of the pig liver lobule]. 4th Workshop Digitale Bildverarbeitung in der Medizin. Freiburg University: ISBN 3-9805054-1-3, pp. 58-63.
  • Leder O, Scherberger H, Kurz H, Müller H (1991): Modelling of the liver. MIE'91 Satellite Conference on Computer Modelling and National Meeting on Biomedical Informatics. Budapest, Hungary: ISBN 9-6384317-3-3, pp. 13-21.