• Diedrich, J., Jauk, E., Silvia, P.J., Gredlein, J.M. & Neubauer, A.C. (in press). Assessment of Real-life Creativity: The Inventory of Creative Activities and Achievements (ICAA). Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.
  • Benedek, M., Panzierer, L., Jauk, E. & Neubauer, A.C. (in press). Creativity on tap? Effects of alcohol intoxication on creative cognition. Consciousness and Cognition.
  • Martskvishvili, Kh., Sordia, N. & Neubauer, A.C. (2017). “The psychometric properties of the Georgian version of the creative potential inventory. Education Sciences and Psychology. (in Georgian language). Article in peer reviewed electronic journal.
  • Jauk, E., Benedek, M., Koschutnig, K., Kedia, G. & Neubauer, A.C. (2017). Self-viewing is associated with negative affect rather than reward in highly narcissistic men: an fMRI study. Scientific Reports, 7, 5804.
  • Neubauer, A.C., Wammerl, M., Benedek. M., Jauk, E. & Jausovec. N. (2017). The influence of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) on fluid intelligence: An fMRI study. Personality and Individual Differences, 118, 50-55.
  • Neubauer, A.C., Koschmieder, C., Krammer, G., Mayr, J., Müller, F.H., Pflanzl, B., Pretsch, J., & Schaupp, H. (2017). TESAT – Ein neues Verfahren zur Eignungsfeststellung und Bewerberauswahl für das Lehramtsstudium: Kontext, Konzept und erste Befunde. Journal für LehrerInnenbildung.
  • Benedek, M., Kennet, Y.N., Umdasch, K., Anaki, D., Faust, M. & Neubauer, A.C. (2017). How semantic memory structure and intelligence contribute to creative thought: a network science approach. Journal Thinking & Reasoning, 1-26.


  • Dumfart, B., Krammer, G. & Neubauer, A.C. (2016). Die Rolle von Fähigkeit, Persönlichkeit und Interesse in der Entscheidung zwischen Schule und Berufsausbildung. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 30, 187-199.
  • Benedek, M., Nordtvedt, N., Jauk, E., Koschmieder, C., Pretsch, J., Krammer, G., & Neubauer, A.C. (2016). Assessment of creativity evaluation skills:  A psychometric investigation in prospective teachers. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 21, 75-84.
  • Benedek, M., Nordtvedt, N., Jauk, E., Koschmieder, C., Pretsch, J., Krammer, G., & Neubauer, A.C. (2016). Assessment of creativity evaluation skills:  A psychometric investigation in prospective teachers. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 21, 75-84.
  • Benedek, M. Jauk, E., Beaty, R.E., Fink, A., Koschutnig, K. & Neubauer, A.C. (2016). Brain mechanisms associated with internally directed attention and self-generated thought. Scientific Reports, 6, 22959.
  • Beaty, R. E., Kaufman, S. B., Benedek, M., Jung, R. E., Kenett, Y., Jauk, E., Neubauer, A. C., & Silvia, P. J. (2016). Personality and complex brain networks: The role of openness to experience in default network efficiency. Human Brain Mapping, 37, 773-779.
  • Jauk, E., Neubauer, A. C., Mairunteregger, T., Pemp, S., & Rauthmann, J. F. (2016). How alluring are dark personalities? The Dark Triad and attractiveness in speed dating. European Journal of Personality, 30(2), 125-138.
  • Jauk, E., Freudenthaler, H. H., & Neubauer, A. C. (2016). The Dark Triad and trait vs. ability emotional intelligence: Emotional darkness differs between women and men. Journal of Individual Differences, 37, 112-118.
  • Dumfart, B. & Neubauer, A.C. (2016). Conscientiousness is the most powerful non-cognitive predictor of school achievement in adolescents. Journal of Individual Differences, 37(1), 8-15.
  • Stern, E. & Neubauer, A.C. (2016). Intelligenz: kein Mythos, sondern Realität. Psychologische Rundschau, 67, 15-27.


  • Fink, A., Benedek, M., Koschutnig, K., Pirker, E., Berger, E., Meister, S., Neubauer, A.C., Papousek, I., & Weiss, E. M. (2015). Training of verbal creativity modulates brain activity in regions associated with language- and memory-related demands. Human Brain Mapping, 36, 4104-4115.
  • Neubauer, A.C., & Stern, E. (2015).  Die Bedeutung der menschlichen Intelligenz im 21. Jahrhundert. The Inquisitive Mind, 6, 2015.
  • Diedrich, J.  Benedek, M., Jauk, E., & Neubauer, A.C. (2015). Are creative ideas novel and useful? Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 9(1), 35-40.
  • Jauk, E., Neubauer, A.C., Dunst, B., Fink, A. & Benedek, M. (2015). Gray matter correlates of creative potential: A latent variable voxel-based morphometry study. NeuroImage, 111, 312-320.
  • Beaty, R.E., Benedek, M., Wilkins, R.W., Jauk, E., Fink, A., Silvia, P.J., Hodges, D.A., Koschutnig, K., & Neubauer, A.C. (2014). Creativity and the default network: A functional connectivity analysis of the creative brain at rest. Neuropsychologia, 64, 92-98.


  • Dunst, B., Benedek, M., Koschutnig, K., Jauk, E. & Neubauer, A.C. (2014). Sex differences in the IQ-white matter microstructure relationship: A DTI study. Brain and Cognition, 91, 71-78.
  • Neubauer, A.C. & Opriessnig, S. (2014). The Development of Talent and Excellence – Do Not Dismiss Psychometric Intelligence, the (Potentially) Most Powerful Predictor. Talent Development and Excellence, 6, 1-15.
  • Benedek, M., Beaty, R., Jauk, E., Koschutnig, K., Fink, A., Silvia, P. J., Dunst, B. & Neubauer, A.C. (2014). Creating Metaphors: The Neural Basis of Figurative Language Production. NeuroImage, 90, 99-106.
  • Bergner, S., Saurugg, J. & Neubauer, A.C. (2014). Competence meets trait: Eine Konzeptanalyse zur inhaltlichen Überschneidung von Berufskompetenzen und psychologischen Eigenschaftskonstrukten. Wirtschaftspsychologie, I, 16. Jahrgang 2014.
  • Benedek, M., Jauk, E., Sommer, M., Arendasy, M., & Neubauer, A.C. (2014). Intelligence, creativity, and cognitive control: The common and differential involvement of executive functions in intelligence and creativity. Intelligence, 46, 73-83.
  • Dunst, B., Benedek, M., Jauk, E., Bergner, S., Koschutnig, K., Sommer, M., Ischebeck, A., Spinath, B., Arendasy, M., Bühner, M., Freudenthaler, H., & Neubauer, A. C. (2014). Neural efficiency as a function of task demands. Intelligence, 42, 22-30.
  • Benedek, M., Jauk, E., Fink, A., Koschutnig, K., Reishofer, G., Ebner, F., & Neubauer, A. C. (2014). To create or to recall? Neural mechanisms underlying the generation of creative new ideas. NeuroImage, 88, 125-133.
  • Jauk, E., Benedek, M. & Neubauer, A.C. (2014). The Road to Creative Achievement: A Latent Variable Model of Ability and Personality Predictors. European Journal of Personality, 28(1), 95-105.
  • Benedek, M., Borovnjak, B., Neubauer, A.C. & Kruse-Weber, S. (2014). Creativity and personality in classical, jazz and folk musicians. Personality and Individual Differences, 63, 117-121.
  • Benedek, M., Schickel, R.J., Jauk, E., Fink, A. & Neubauer, A.C. (2014). Alpha power increases in right parietal cortex reflects focused internal attention. Neuropsychologia, 56, 393-400.


  • Benedek, M., Mühlmann, C., Jauk, E., & Neubauer, A. C. (2013). Assessment of divergent thinking by means of the subjective top-scoring method: Effects of the number of top-ideas and time-on-task on reliability and validity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 7(4), 341-349.
  • Dunst, B., Benedek, M., Bergner, S., Athenstaedt, U. & Neubauer, A.C. (2013). Sex differences in neural efficiency: Are they due to the stereotype threat effect? Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 744-749.
  • Benedek, M., & Neubauer, A. C. (2013). Revisiting Mednick’s model on creativity-related differences in associative hierarchies. Evidence for a common path to uncommon thought. Journal of Creative Behavior, 47(4), 273-289.
  • Jauk, E., Benedek, M., Dunst, B., & Neubauer, A. C. (2013). The relationship between intelligence and creativity: New support for the threshold hypothesis by means of empirical breakpoint detection. Intelligence, 41, 212-221.
  • Lackner, N., Unterrainer, H.F. & Neubauer, A.C. (2013). Differences in Big Five Personality Traits between Alcohol and Polydrug Abusers: Implications for Treatment in the Therapeutic Community. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 11(6), 682-692.


  • Lipp, I., Benedek, M., Fink, A., Koschutnig, K., Reishofer, G., Bergner, S., Ischebeck, A., Ebner, F., & Neubauer, A.C. (2012). Investigating neural efficiency in the visuo-spatial domain: an fMRI study. PLOSone, 7(12), e51316.
  • Benedek, M., Könen, T., & Neubauer, A. C. (2012). Associative abilities underlying creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 6(3), 273-281.
  • Benedek, M., Franz, F., Heene, M., & Neubauer, A. C. (2012). Differential effects of cognitive inhibition and intelligence on creativity. Personality and Individual Differences, 53(4), 480-485.
  • Jauk, E., Benedek, M. & Neubauer, A.C. (2012). Tackling creativity at its roots: Evidence for different patterns of EEG alpha activity related to convergent and divergent modes of task processing. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 84, 219-225.


  • Benedek, M., Bergner, S., Könen, T., Fink, A. & Neubauer, A.C. (2011). EEG alpha synchronization is related to top-down processing in convergent and divergent thinking. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3505-3511.
  • Bergner, S. & Neubauer, A.C. (2011). Sex and training differences in mental rotation: a behavioral and neurophysiological comparison of gifted achievers, gifted underachievers and average intelligent achievers. High Ability Studies, 22, 155-177.

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