Joseph King, Dr. rer. nat.

Postdoctoral Researcher VCF

Joseph King

Contact information

Technische Universität Dresden

Faculty of Medicine

Division of Psychological and Social Medicine and Developmental Neurosciences

Fetscherstraße 74

01307 Dresden




Phone: +49 (0)351 458 7155

Research Statement

Cognitive Control

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Diffusion Tensor Imaging

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Anorexia Nervosa

Scientific Education

2016Dr. rer. nat., Technische Universität Dresden
2010-2013Research Associate, Duke University, Durham, NC
2006-2009Research Associate, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences,

Dipl.-Psych., Humboldt University Berlin

1997Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, San Francisco State University

Professional Experience

since 2013Postdoctoral Research Associate, Technische Universität Dresden Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Division of Psychological and Social Medicine and Developmental Neurosciences  

Other Scientific Activities, Honors, Awards

2013 Poster Prize "Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilunde", 26. - 28. November

Selected Publications

King JA, Geisler D, Bernardoni F, et al. Altered Neural Efficiency of Decision Making During Temporal Reward Discounting in Anorexia Nervosa. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2016;55(11):972-979.

King JA, Geisler D, Ritschel F, et al. Global cortical thinning in acute anorexia nervosa normalizes following long-term weight restoration. Biol Psychiatry. 2015;77(7):624-632.

King JA, Korb FM, Egner T. Priming of control: implicit contextual cuing of top-down attentional set. J Neurosci. 2012;32(24):8192-8200.

King JA, Korb FM, von Cramon DY, Ullsperger M. Post-error behavioral adjustments are facilitated by activation and suppression of task-relevant and task-irrelevant information processing. J Neurosci. 2010;30(38):12759-12769.

King JA, Colla M, Brass M, Heuser I, von Cramon D. Inefficient cognitive control in adult ADHD: evidence from trial-by-trial Stroop test and cued task switching performance. Behav Brain Funct. 2007;3:42.