Ohla K, Yoshida R, Roper SD, Di Lorenzo PM, Victor JD, Boughter Jr. JD, Fletcher M, Katz DB, & Chaudhari N. (2018). Recognizing taste: coding patterns along the neural axis in mammals. Zenodo.

Andersen CA, Alfine L, Ohla K, Höchenberger R (2018). A new gustometer: Template for the construction of a portable and modular stimulator for taste and lingual touch. Zenodo. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1313034.

Wallroth R, Ohla K (2018). Delta activity encodes taste information in the human brain. BioRxiv.

Peer reviewed publications

Author copies of our previous publications are available upon request.


Wallroth R & Ohla K (2018). As soon as you taste it - evidence for sequential and parallel processing of gustatory information. eNeuro. ENEURO.0269-18.2018; DOI:

Andersen CA, Alfine L, Ohla K, & Höchenberger R (in press). A new gustometer: Template for the construction of a portable and modular stimulator for taste and lingual touch. Behavioral Research Methods.

Zoon HFA, Ohla K, de Graaf C, Boesveldt S (2018). Modulation of event-related potentials to food cues upon sensory-specific satiety. Physiol Behav. 196:126-134. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.08.020

Wallroth R, Höchenberger R, Ohla K (2018). Delta activity encodes taste information in the human brain. Neuroimage. 181: 471-479.

Hardikar S, Wallroth R, Villringer A, Ohla K (2018). Shorter-lived neural taste representations in obese compared to lean individuals. Scientific Reports. 8:11027, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28847-3

Höchenberger R., Ohla K (2018). A bittersweet symphony: evidence for taste-sound correspondences without effects on taste quality-specific perception. Journal of Neuroscience Research. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24308

Lundström JN, Regenbogen C, Ohla K, Seubert J (2018). Prefrontal Control Over Occipital Responses to Crossmodal Overlap Varies Across the Congruency Spectrum. Cerebral Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhy168

Schwingshackl L, Ruzanska U, Anton V, Wallroth R, Ohla K, Knüppel S, Schulze M, Pischon T, Deutschbein J, Schenk L, Warschburger P, Harttig U, Boeing H, Bergmann M. (accepted). The NutriAct Family Study: a web-based prospective study on the psychological and sociological basis of food choice. BMC Public Health. 18(1):963. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5814-x.

Amsellem, S, Höchenberger, R, & Ohla, K (2018). Visual-olfactory interactions: bimodal facilitation and impact on the subjective experience. Chemical Senses. 43(5):329-339. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjy018.


Ohla K, Höchenberger R, Freiherr J, & Lundström JN (2017). Superadditive and Subadditive Neural Processing of Dynamic Auditory-Visual Objects in the Presence of Congruent Odors. Chemical Senses, 43(1): 35-44. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjx068

Höchenberger, R., & Ohla, K. (2017). Rapid Estimation of Gustatory Sensitivity Thresholds with SIAM and QUEST. Frontiers in Psychology 8:981.

Sauer H, Ohla K, Dammann D, Teufel M, Zipfel S, Enck P, Mack I (2017). Changes in Gustatory Function and Taste Preference Following Weight Loss. J Pediatr 182: 120-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.11.055.

Hardikar S, Höchenberger R, Villringer A, Ohla K (2017). Higher sensitivity to sweet and salty taste in obese compared to lean individuals. Appetite 111: 158-165. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.12.017.


Kunath N, Müller NC, Tonon M, Konrad BN, Pawlowski M, Kopczak A, Elbau I, Uhr M, Kühn S, Repantis D et al. (2016). Ghrelin modulates encoding-related brain function without enhancing memory formation in humans. Neuroimage 142: 465-473. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.07.016

Amsellem S, Ohla K (2016). Perceived Odor-Taste Congruence Influences Intensity and Pleasantness Differently. Chemical Senses 41(8): 677–684.


Crouzet SM, Busch NA, Ohla K (2015). Taste quality decoding parallels taste sensations. 10.1016/j.cub.2015.01.057

Susann Ullrich, Yfke C. de Vries, Simone Kühn, Dimitris Repantis, Martin Dresler, Kathrin Ohla (2015). Feeling smart: Effects of caffeine and glucose on cognition, mood and self-judgment. 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.08.028

Seubert J, Ohla K, Yokomukai Y, Kellermann T, Lundström JN (2015). Superadditive opercular activation to food flavor is mediated by enhanced temporal and limbic coupling. 10.1002/hbm.22728

Höchenberger R, Busch NA, Ohla K (2015). Nonlinear response speedup in bimodal visual-olfactory object identification. 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01477


Blechert J, Meule A, Busch NA, Ohla K (2014). Food-pics: an image database for experimental research on eating and appetite. 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00617

Toepel U, Ohla K, Hudry J, le Coutre J, Murray MM (2014). Verbal labels selectively bias brain responses to high-energy foods. 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.10.038


Dresler, M., Sandberg, A., Ohla, K., Bublitz, C., Trenado, C., Mroczko-Wasowicz, A., Kühn, S., Repantis, D. (2013). Non-pharmacological cognitive enhancement. 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2012.07.002

Ohla K, Lundström JN (2013). Sex differences in chemosensation: sensory or emotional? 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00607


Ohla K, Toepel U, le Coutre J, Hudry J (2012). Visual-gustatory interaction: orbitofrontal and insular cortices mediate the effect of high-calorie visual food cues on taste pleasantness. 10.1371/journal.pone.0032434

Seubert J, Ohla K (2012). A dynamic cortical network encodes violations of expectancy during taste perception. 10.1523/jneurosci.6159-11.2012

Ohla K, Busch NA, Lundström JN (2012). Time for Taste-A Review of the Early Cerebral Processing of Gustatory Perception. 10.1007/s12078-011-9106-4


Ohla K, Toepel U, le Coutre J, Hudry J (2010). Electrical neuroimaging reveals intensity-dependent activation of human cortical gustatory and somatosensory areas by electric taste. 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2010.09.007

Ohla K, Hudry J, le Coutre J (2009). The cortical chronometry of electrogustatory event-related potentials. 10.1007/s10548-009-0076-7

Martinovic J, Gruber T, Ohla K, Müller MM (2009). Induced gamma-band activity elicited by visual representation of unattended objects. 10.1162/jocn.2009.21004

Ohla K, Busch NA, Herrmann CS (2007). Early electrophysiological markers of visual awareness in the human brain. 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.06.010

Ohla K, Busch NA, Dahlem MA, Herrmann CS (2005). Circles are different: the perception of Glass patterns modulates early event-related potentials. 10.1016/j.visres.2005.03.015