Research Topics

  • Executive Functions
  • Working Memory
  • Inhibition
  • Consciousness
  • Implicit preferences
  • Decision-Making
  • Suggestions
  • Learning
  • Conditioning
  • Placebo and Nocebo
  • Hypnosis

Selected Publications

Zahedi, A., & Sommer, W.: Can hypnotic susceptibility be explained by bifactor models? Structural equation modeling of the Harvard group scale of hypnotic susceptibility - Form A. Consciousness and Cognition, 99 (103289), (2022)

Zahedi, A., Sturmer, B., Sommer, W.: Can posthypnotic suggestions boost updating in working memory? Behavioral and ERP evidence. Neuropsychologia 148: 107632 (2020).

Zahedi, A., Luczak, A., Sommer, W.: Modification of food preferences by posthypnotic suggestions: An event-related brain potential study. Appetite 151:104713 (2020).

Zahedi, A., Abdel Rahman, R., Sturmer, B., Sommer, W.: Common and specific loci of Stroop effects in vocal and manual tasks, revealed by event-related brain potentials and posthypnotic suggestions. J. Exp. Psychol. Gen. 148(9):1575 (2019).

Zahedi, A., Stuermer, B., Hatami, J., Rostami, R., Sommer, W.: Eliminating stroop effects with post-hypnotic instructions: Brain mechanisms inferred from EEG. Neuropsychologia 96, 70-77 (2017).