Wolfgang Scharke


Wolfgang Scharke
Institute of Psychology


Room 208

Jaegerstrasse 17-19

52066 Aachen



Phone: +49 241 80 96011
Fax: +49 241 80 92318

Office hours

by appointment


  • Experimental programming
  • Data processing and statistical analysis
  • PC and network administration


B.Sc. in Psychology

  • Research methods in cognitive psychology (Summer 2019)
  • Practical in experimental psychology (Summer 2019)


  • Behrendt, H. F., Scharke, W., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Konrad, K., & Firk, C. (2019). Like mother, like child? Maternal determinants of children's early social-emotional development. Infant Mental Health Journal, 1–12. doi:10.1002/imhj.21765

  • Horbach, J., Mayer, A., Scharke, W., Heim, S., & Günther, T. (2019). Development of behavior problems in children with and without specific learning disorders in reading and spelling from kindergarten to fifth grade. Scientific Studies of Reading, epub ahead of print. doi:10.1080/10888438.2019.1641504

  • Horbach, J., Weber, K., Opolony, F., Scharke, W., Radach, R., Heim, S., & Günther, T. (2018). Performance in sound-symbol learning predicts reading performance 3 years later. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1716. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01716

  • Reindl, V., Gerloff, C., Scharke, W., & Konrad., K (2018). Brain-to-brain synchrony in parent-child dyads and the relationship with emotion regulation revealed by fNIRS-based hyperscanning. Neuroimage, 178, 493-502. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.05.060

  • Dahmen, B., Puetz, V. B., Scharke, W., von Polier, G. G., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., & Konrad, K. (2018). Effects of early-life adversity on hippocampal structures and associated HPA axis functions. Developmental Neuroscience, 40 (1), 13-22. doi:10.1159/000484238

  • Job, A. K., Lohaus, A., Konrad, K., Scharke, W., Reindl, V., & Heinrichs, N. (2016). Die Rolle von adaptiver und maladaptiver Emotionsregulation bei Pflegekindern mit Misshandlungserfahrung. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 45(4), 267–278. doi:10.1026/1616-3443/a000385

  • Günther, T., Peters, K., Scharke, W., Horbach, J., Kraatz, C., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Konrad, K., & Vloet, T. D. (2016). Aufmerksamkeit und Leseleistungen bei Kindern mit ADHS, Lese- und Rechtschreibstörung und der komorbiden Störung. Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie, 44(5), 351-363. doi:10.1024/1422-4917/a000451

  • Bonte, M., Ley, A., Scharke, W., & Formisano, E. (2016). Developmental refinement of cortical systems for speech and voice processing. Neuroimage, 128, 373-384. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.01.015

  • Puetz, V. B., Zweerings, J., Dahmen, B., Ruf, C., Scharke, W., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., & Konrad, K. (2016). Multidimensional assessment of neuroendocrine and psychopathological profiles in maltreated youth. Journal of Neural Transmission, 123(9), 1095-1106. doi: 10.1007/s00702-016-1509-6

  • Horbach, J., Scharke, W., Cröll, J., Heim, S., & Günther, T. (2015). Kindergarteners' performance in a sound-symbol paradigm predicts early reading. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 139, 256-264. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2015.06.007

  • Bonte, M., Hausfeld, L., Scharke, W., Valente, G., & Formisano, E. (2014). Task-dependent decoding of speaker and vowel identity from auditory cortical response patterns. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(13), 4548-4557. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4339-13.2014

  • Riecke, L., Scharke, W., Valente, G., & Gutschalk, A. (2014). Sustained selective attention to competing amplitude-modulations in human auditory cortex. PLoS ONE 9(9), e108045. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108045

  • Stubenrauch, C., Freund, J., Alecu de Flers, S., Scharke, W., Braun, M., Jacobs, A. M., & Konrad, K. (2014). Nonword reading and Stroop interference: What differentiates attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and reading disability?. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36(3), 244-260. doi:10.1080/13803395.2013.878690

  • Hillen, R., Günther, T., Kohlen, C., Eckers, C., van Ermingen-Marbach, M., Sass, K., Scharke, W., Vollmar, J., Radach, R., & Heim, S. (2013). Identifying brain systems for gaze orienting during reading: fMRI investigation of the Landolt paradigm. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 384. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00384

  • Hillen, R., Kohlen, C., Scharke, W., Radach, R., Heim, S., & Günther, T. (2012). Neurophysiologische Aktivierungen im Gehirn und Blickbewegungen bei unterschiedlichen Leseanforderungen. Sprache Stimme Gehör, 36(s1), e24-e25. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1304899

  • Zschornak, A., Scharke, W., Radach, R., & Günther, T. (2012). Leseähnliche Blickbewegungen bei Vorschulkindern. Sprache Stimme Gehör, 36(s1), e26-e27. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1304900