Oisin Butler

LIFE Berlin

LIFE Fellow from 2014 to 2018, MPI for Human Development, Berlin

Dr. rer. nat.

Dissertation completed in November 2018

The Brain at War: Stress-Related Losses and Recovery-Related Gains

(Advisor: Simone Kühn)

Selected Publications

Butler, O., Herr, K., Willmund, G., Gallinat, J., Kühn, S., & Zimmermann, P. (2020). Trauma, treatment and Tetris: Video gaming increases hippocampal volume in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 45(4), 279–287. https://doi.org/10.1503/jpn.190027

Butler, O., Yang, X. F., Laube, C., Kühn, S., & Immordino-Yang, M. H. (2018). Community violence exposure correlates with smaller gray matter volume and lower IQ in urban adolescents. Human Brain Mapping, 39, 2088–2097. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.23988

Butler, O., Adolf, J., Gleich, T., Willmund, G., Zimmermann, P., Lindenberger, U., Gallinat, J., & Kühn, S. (2017). Military deployment correlates with smaller prefrontal gray matter volume and psychological symptoms in a subclinical population. Translational Psychiatry, 7, Article e1031. https://doi.org/10.1038/tp.2016.288

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