Dr Kathrin Weidacker


University position

Research Associate

Departments

Department of Psychiatry

Email

ksw38@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Interests

My previous research focused on psychopathy, pedophilia, and gambling disorder assessed behaviourally and with EEG, fMRI, and tDCS. In my current position I am investigating the effects of TMS on behaviour and neural correlates in healthy volunteers and alcohol use disorder.

Research Focus

Keywords

psychopathy

impulsivity

pedophilia

gambling

Clinical conditions

Addiction

Personality disorders

Equipment

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2017

    Weidacker K, Kaergel C, Massau C, Weiss S, Kneer J, Krueger THC, Schiffer B (2017), “Approach and Avoidance Tendencies Toward Picture Stimuli of (Pre-) Pubescent Children and Adults: An Investigation in Pedophilic and Nonpedophilic Samples” Sexual Abuse

    Weidacker K, O'Farrell KR, Gray NS, Johnston SJ, Snowden RJ (2017), “Psychopathy and impulsivity: The relationship of the triarchic model of psychopathy to different forms of impulsivity in offenders and community participants” Personality and Individual Differences 114

    Weidacker K, Snowden RJ, Boy F, Johnston SJ (2017), “Response inhibition in the parametric Go/No-Go task in psychopathic offenders” Psychiatry Research 250

    Weidacker K, Whiteford S, Boy F, Johnston SJ (2017), “‚Äč Response inhibition in the parametric go/no-go task and its relation to impulsivity and subclinical psychopathy ” The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 70(3)

    2016

    Weidacker K, Weidemann CT, Boy F, Johnston SJ (2016), “Cathodal tDCS improves task performance in participants high in Coldheartedness” Clinical Neurophysiology 127(9)

    2015

    Cohen MX, Weidacker K, Tankink J, Scholte HS, Rouw R (2015), “Grapheme-color synesthesia subtypes: stable individual differences reflected in posterior alpha-band oscillations” Cognitive neuroscience 6(2-3)

    2012

    Ehring T, Raes F, Weidacker K, Emmelkamp PMG (2012), “Validation of the Dutch version of the perseverative thinking questionnaire (PTQ-NL)” European Journal of Psychological Assessment

    2011

    Ehring T, Zetsche U, Weidacker K, Schoenfeld S, Ehlers A, (2011), “The Perseverative Thinking Questionnaire (PTQ): Validation of a content-independent measure of repetitive negative thinking” Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry 42(2)