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Kumral D, Matzerath A, Leonhart R, Schönauer M (2023). Spindle-dependent memory consolidation in healthy adults: A meta-analysis. Neuropsychologia 189: 108661.

Roüast N & Schönauer, M (2023). Continuously changing memories: A framework for proactive and non-linear consolidation. Trends Neurosci; 46(1): 8-19.

Kumral D, Palmieri J, Gais S, Schönauer M (2023). Daytime experiences shape neural activity and dream content in the sleeping brain. bioRxiv.

Brodt S, Schönauer M, Seewald A, Beck J, Erb M, Scheffler K and Gais S (2023) Memory systems integration in sleep complements rapid systems consolidation in wakefulness. biorxiv.



Bibian C, Irastorza-Landa N, Schönauer M, Birbaumer N, Lopez-Larraz E, Ramos-Murguialday A (2022). On the Extraction of Purely Motor EEG Neural Correlates during an Upper Limb Visuomotor Task. Cereb Cortex; 32(19): 4243-4254.



Himmer L, Bürger Z, Fresz L, Maschke J, Wagner L, Brodt S, Braun C, Schönauer M, Gais S (2021). Localizing spontaneous memory reprocessing during human sleep. bioRxiv.



Pöhlchen D, Pawlizki A, Gais S, Schönauer M (2020). Evidence against a large effect of sleep in protecting verbal memories from interference. J Sleep Res 30(2).

Pöhlchen, D. & Schönauer, M (2020). Sleep-dependent memory consolidation in the light of rapid neocortical plasticity. Curr Opin Behav Sci; 33: 118-125.



Himmer L*, Schönauer M*, Heib D, Schabus M, Gais S (2019). Rehearsal initiates systems memory consolidation, sleep makes it last. Sci Adv; 5:eaav1695.

Antony J, Schönauer M, Staresina B, Cairney SA (2019). Sleep spindles and memory reprocessing. Trends Neurosci; 42: 1-3.



Brodt S, Gais S, Beck J, Erb M, Scheffler K, Schönauer M (2018). Fast track to the neocortex: A memory engram in posterior parietal cortex. Science; 362: 1045-1048.

Jamalabadi J, Alizadeh S, Schönauer M, Leibold C, Gais S (2018). Multivariate classification of neuroimaging data with nested subclasses: Biased accuracy and implications for hypothesis testing. PLoS Comput Biol; 14(9): e1006486.

Brodt S, Pöhlchen D, Täumer E, Gais S, Schönauer M (2018). Incubation, not sleep, aids problem solving. Sleep.

Schönauer M*, Brodt S*, Pöhlchen, D, Breßmer A, Danek A, Gais S (2018). Sleep does not facilitate insight problem solving. Front Hum Neurosci; 12: 72.

Schönauer, M & Pöhlchen, D(2018). Sleep spindles. Curr Biol. 28(19): R1129-R1130.

Schönauer, M (2018). Sleep spindles: Timed for memory consolidation. Curr Biol. 28(11): R656-658.



Alizadeh S, Jamalabadi H, Schönauer M, Leibold C, Gais S (2017). Decoding cognitive concepts from neuroimaging data using multivariate pattern analysis. Neuroimage; 159: 449-458.

Schönauer M*, Alizadeh S*, Jamalabadi H, Abraham A, Pawlizki A, Gais S (2017). Decoding material-specific memory reprocessing during sleep in humans. Nat Commun; 8: 15404.

Pavlov YG, Gais S, Müller F, Schönauer M, Schäpers B, Born J, Kotchoubey B (2017). Night sleep in patients with Vegetative State. J Sleep Res; 26(5): 629-640.

Himmer L, Gais S, Schönauer M (2017). Sleep-mediated memory consolidation depends on the level of integration at encoding. Neurobiol Learn Mem; 137: 101-106.



Brodt S, Pöhlchen D, Flanagin V, Glasauer S, Gais S, Schönauer M (2016). Rapid and independent memory formation in the parietal cortex. Proc Nat Acad Sci; 15; 113(46): 13251-13256.



Schönauer M, Grätsch M, Gais S (2015). Evidence for two distinct sleep-related long-term memory consolidation processes. Cortex; 63: 68-78.



Schönauer M, Pawlizki A, Köck C, Gais S (2014). Exploring the effect of sleep and reduced interference on different forms of declarative memory. Sleep; 37: 1995-2007.

Schönauer M, Geisler T, Gais S (2014). Strengthening procedural memories by reactivation in sleep. J Cogn Neurosci; 26: 143-53.










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