These are all of my publications. For peer-reviewed publications only, see “My Bibliography” from NCBI.
Or see my downloads, my ORCID, or my ResearcherID.
For my peer-review activity, see Publons.
Ordered by publication year:
1990
  1. Brembs B. (1990): Die Laichwanderung der Lachse – Ein kritischer Überblick mit besonderer Gewichtung der Orientierungsmechanismen. Facharbeit, Wirsberg-Gymnasium Würzburg.

1996
  1. Brembs B. (1996): Chaos, cheating and cooperation: potential solutions to the Prisoner’s Dilemma. OIKOS 76, 14-24.
  2. Brembs B. (1996): Classical and operant conditioning in Drosophila at the flight simulator. Diploma-Thesis, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

1997
  1. Brembs B.; Wolf R.; Heisenberg M. (1997): Is operant behavior facilitating classical conditioning of Drosophila at the flight simulator? In: Elsner N, Waessle H (eds) Göttingen Neurobiology Report 1997. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 652.

1998
  1. Wolf R.; Brembs B.; Ernst R. and Heisenberg M. (1998): Classification of learning in tethered flying Drosophila. In: Elsner N and Wehner R (eds) New Neuroethology on the Move. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 111
  2. Brembs B.; Wolf R. and Heisenberg M. (1998): How different are operant and classical conditioning at the flight simulator? 5th International Congress of Neuroethology, San Diego, Ca.
  3. Brembs B.; Wolf R. and Heisenberg M. (1998): Operant and Classical Learning at the Flight Simulator: What is the Role of the Context? In: Elsner N and Wehner R (eds) New Neuroethology on the Move. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 514.

1999
  1. Cutts C.J.; Brembs B.; Metcalfe N.B. and Taylor A.C. (1999): Prior residence, territory quality and life-history strategies in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). J. Fish. Biol. 55, 784-794.
  2. Brembs B.; Wolf R. and Heisenberg M. (1999): Classical Questions in an Operant Learning Paradigm. In: Elsner N and Eysel U (eds) Göttingen Neurobiology Report 1999. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 545.

2000
  1. Brembs B. (2000): An Analysis of Associative Learning in Drosophila at the Flight Simulator. PhD Dissertation, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  2. Baxter D.A.; Cai Y.; Brembs B. and Byrne J.H. (2000): Simulating physiological and morphological properties of neurons with SNNAP (Simulator for Neural Networks and Action Potentials). Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 26:21.64.
  3. Brembs B. and Heisenberg M. (2000): The Operant and the Classical in conditioned orientation of Drosophila melanogaster at the flight simulator. Learn. Mem. 7, 104-115.

2001
  1. Brembs B. and Heisenberg M. (2001): Conditioning with compound stimuli in Drosophila at the flight simulator. J. exp. Biol. 204, 2849-2859
  2. Brembs B.; Wilkinson E.; Reyes F.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning using self-stimulation in Aplysia. In: Kreutzberg GW and Elsner N (eds) Göttingen Neurobiology Report 2001. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York
  3. Baxter D.A.; Brembs B. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia. Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Learning and Memory.
  4. Brembs B.; Wilkinson E.; Reyes F.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia using self-stimulation. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 644.19
  5. Brembs B.; Wilkinson E.; Reyes F.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia. 6th International Congress of Neuroethology, Bonn, Germany.
  6. Heisenberg M.; Wolf R. and Brembs B. (2001): Flexibility in a single behavioral variable of Drosophila. Learn. Mem. 8, 1-10
  7. Brembs B. (2001): Hamilton’s Theory. In: Brenner, S. and Miller, J. (eds) Encyclopedia of Genetics, Academic Press, London, New York; pp. 906-910.

2002
  1. Baier A.; Wittek B. and Brembs B. (2002): Drosophila as a new model organism for the neurobiology of aggression? J. exp. Biol. 205, 1233-1240.
  2. Brembs B.; Lorenzetti F.D.; Reyes F.D.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2002): Operant Reward Learning in Aplysia: Neuronal Correlates and Mechanisms. Science 296, 1706-1709.

2003
  1. Evans C.G; Jing J.; Proekt A., Brembs B.; Rosen S. and Cropper E.C. (2003): Frequency-dependent regulation of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of Aplysia. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 604.1.
  2. Brembs B. (2003): Operant reward learning in Aplysia. Curr. Dir. Psychol. Sci. 12, 218-221.
  3. Brembs B. (2003): Operant conditioning in invertebrates. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 13, 710-717.

2004
  1. Brembs B.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2004): Extending in vitro conditioning in Aplysia to analyze operant and classical processes in the same preparation. 7th International Congress of Neuroethology, Nyborg, Denmark.
  2. Carbon, C.C.; Leder, H.; Weber, J.; Sander, T.; Trahms, L.; Grueter, M.; Grueter, T.; Brembs, B. and Lueschow, A. (2004): Specific impairments of configural processing in prosopagnosics. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 200.23.
  3. Brembs B.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2004): Extending in vitro conditioning in Aplysia to analyze operant and classical processes in the same preparation. Learn. Mem. 11, 412-420.

2005
  1. Phillips A.M.; Smart R.; Strauss R.; Brembs B. and Kelly, L.E. (2005): The Drosophila black enigma: the molecular and behavioural characterization of the black1 mutant allele. Gene 351C, 131-142.
  2. Brembs, B.; Maye, A. and Greggers, U. (2005): Order in spontaneous behavior. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 754.2.
  3. Wiener, J.; Gerber, B.; Hempel de Ibarra, N.; Menzel, R. and Brembs, B. (2005): Occasion setting in Drosophila at the flight simulator. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 777.9

2006
  1. Brembs, B.; Hsieh, C.; Sugihara, G. and Maye, A (2006): Do fruit flies have free will? FENS Abstr., vol.3, A233.7
  2. Christiansen, F.; Pflüger, J.; Duch, C.; and Brembs, B. (2006): Profound flight performance deficit in Drosophila lacking octopamine. FENS Abstr., vol.3, A218.2
  3. Brembs, B. (2006): Operant and classical components interact hierarchically in Drosophila predictive learning. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 813.26
  4. Brembs B. and Wiener, J. (2006): Context generalization and occasion setting in Drosophila visual learning. Learn. Mem. 13, 618-628
  5. Brembs, B. and Hempel de Ibarra, N. (2006): Different parameters support discrimination and generalization in Drosophila at the flight simulator. Learn. Mem. 13, 629-637
  6. Menzel R.; Brembs, B. and Giurfa M. (2006): Cognition in Invertebrates. In: Kaas, J.H. (ed.) Evolution of Nervous Systems. Chapter No. 1.26. Academic Press, Oxford; pp. 403-422

2007
  1. Maye, A.; Hsieh, C.; Sugihara, G. and Brembs, B. (2007): Order in spontaneous behavior. PLoS ONE 2(5): e443
  2. Brembs, B.; Maye, A; Hsieh, C. and Sugihara, G. (2007): Do fruit flies have free will? 8th International Congress of Neuroethology, Vancouver, Canada
  3. Brembs, B. (2007): Mushroom-bodies regulate habit formation in Drosophila. 8th International Congress of Neuroethology, Vancouver, Canada
  4. Brembs, B.; Christiansen, F.: Pflüger, J and Duch, C. (2007): Flight motor performance deficits in flies with genetically altered biogenic amine levels. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 453.9 (talk)
  5. Brembs, B.; Christiansen, F.: Pflüger, J and Duch, C. (2007): Flight initiation and maintenance deficits in flies with genetically altered biogenic amine levels. J. Neurosci. 27(41):11122–11131

2008
  1. Brembs, B. (2008): Neurogenetic dissection of learning-by-doing in Drosophila. Gordon Research Conference “Genes & Behavior”, Barga, Italy
  2. Brembs, B. (2008): Operant learning of Drosophila at the torque meter. J. Vis. Exp. 16. http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=731, doi: 10.3791/731
  3. Brembs, B. (2008): Mushroom-bodies regulate habit formation in Drosophila. FENS Abstr. vol.4, 134.2 (talk)
  4. Brembs, B. and Plendl, W. (2008): Double dissociation of protein-kinase C and adenylyl cyclase manipulations on operant and classical learning in Drosophila. Curr. Biol. 18(15):1168-1171.
  5. Brembs, B. (2008): Double dissociation of protein-kinase C and adenylyl cyclase manipulations on operant and classical learning in Drosophila. 12th European Drosophila Neurobiology Conference, Würzburg, Germany
  6. Brembs, B (2008): The neurobiology of operant learning: biophysical and molecular mechanisms in a hierarchical organization of multiple memory systems. Habilitation thesis, Freie Univerität Berlin
  7. Brembs, B. (2008): Adenylyl cyclase and PKC differentiate operant and classical learning in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 792.12
  8. Brembs B. (2008): Operant conditioning. In: Windhorst, U. Binder, M.D. and Hirokawa, N. (eds) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 3031-3033

2009
  1. Brembs B. (2009): The importance of being active. J. Neurogen. 23(1): 120-126
  2. van Swinderen, B and Brembs, B. (2009): Attention deficit and hyperactivity in a Drosophila memory mutant. Annual meeting of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.
  3. Brembs, B. (2009): Mushroom-bodies regulate habit formation in Drosophila. Curr. Biol. 19(16): 1351-1355
  4. Pflüger, HJ.; Vierk, R.; Kononenko, NL.; Brembs, B.; Stocker, B and Duch, C. (2009): Modulatory function of octopamine and tyramine in insects. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 178.8
  5. Brembs, B. and van Swinderen, B. (2009): Attention deficit and hyperactivity in a Drosophila memory mutant. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 478.3
  6. Rentinck, M.N.; Beuster, B. and Brembs, B. (2009): Mechanisms of plasticity in simple taxis behaviors in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 580.13

2010
  1. Colomb, J. and Brembs, B. (2010): The biology of psychology: ‘simple’ conditioning. Comm. Integr. Biol. 3(2): 1-4
  2. van Swinderen, B and Brembs, B. (2010): Attention deficit and hyperactivity in a Drosophila memory mutant. J. Neurosci. 30 (3), 1003-1014
  3. Brembs B, Pauly D, Schade R, Mendoza E, Pflüger J, Rybak J, Scharff C, Zars T (2010): The Drosophila FoxP gene is necessary for operant self-learning: implications for the evolutionary origins of language. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 704.7
  4. Colomb J, Brembs B (2010): The what and where of PKC action during operant learning in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 704.21
  5. Colomb J, Mendoza E, Pauly D, Raja S, Brembs B (2010): The what and where of operant self-learning mechanisms in Drosophila. P279, 9th International Congress of Neuroethology, Salamanca, Spain
  6. Brembs B, Rughöft S, Leinhoß K (2010): Unattractive males can sire attractive sons in Drosophila melanogaster. P 92, 9th International Congress of Neuroethology, Salamanca, Spain
  7. Brembs, B. (2010): Q & A. Curr. Biol. 20(14) R588

2011
  1. Brembs, B. (2011): Towards a scientific concept of free will as a biological trait: spontaneous actions and decision-making in invertebrates. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 278(1707), 930-939
  2. Damrau C, Colomb J, Brembs B (2011): Does starvation-resistance in flies without octopamine explain differences in sucrose preference and learning? Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 615.11
  3. Brembs B, Colomb J, Beuster B, Rentinck M-N (2011): Hide if you cannot fly? Behavioral plasticity in flightless Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 198.24
  4. Colomb J, Beuster B, Rentinck M-N, Brembs B (2011): Hide or fly: phototaxis in flightless Drosophila. Göttingen Neurobiology Report, LP-T24-1B
  5. Gilles M, Graf Y, Rughöft S, Leinhoß K, Brembs B (2011): Drosophila courtship: Male hybrid vigor after crossing isogenic lines? Göttingen Neurobiology Report, LP-T19-1B
  6. Brembs B, Pauly D, Schade R, Mendoza E, Pflüger H-J, Rybak J, Scharff C, Zars T (2011): The Drosophila FoxP gene is necessary for operant self-learning: Implications for the evolutionary origins of language. Göttingen Neurobiology Report, LP-T25-1B
  7. Brembs B. (2011): Spontaneous decisions and operant conditioning in fruit flies. Behav. Proc. 87(1):157-164

2012
  1. Colomb J, Reiter L, Blaszkiewicz J, Wessnitzer J, Brembs B (2012): Open Source Tracking and Analysis of Adult Drosophila Locomotion in Buridan’s Paradigm with and without Visual Targets. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42247
  2. Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): Identification and localization of the Protein Kinase C requirement for operant self-learning in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 582.23
  3. Damrau C, Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): What role does octopamine play in behavioral control in Drosophila? Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 398.04
  4. Damrau C, Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): Role of Octopamine in walking behavior and sucrose responsiveness. European Drosophila Neurobiology Conference (Neurofly), Padua, Italy
  5. Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): The what and where of operant self-learning: PKC53e necessity in motorneurons? European Drosophila Neurobiology Conference (Neurofly), Padua, Italy
  6. Raja S, Brembs B (2012): Identification of neural circuits required for spontaneous behavioral variability. 10th International Congress of Neuroethology, College Park, Maryland, USS
  7. Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): PKC and dFoxP are necessary for operant self-learning. FENS Abstr., Volume 6, p022.06
  8. Mendoza E, Colomb J, Rybak J, Pflüger H-J, Zars T, Scharff C, Brembs B (2012): The Drosophila FoxP gene is required for operant self-learning: implications for the evolution of language acquisition. In: The Evolution of Language (eds.: Scott-Phillips TC, Tamariz M, Cartmill EA, Hurford JR), Proceedings of the 9th international conference (EVOLANG9), Kyoto, Japan, World Scientific, 500-501

2013
  1. Brembs B.; Button K. and Munafó M. (2013): Deep impact: unintended consequences of journal rank. Front. Neurosci., 7: 291.
  2. Brembs B. (2013): What ranking journals has in common with astrology. Pol. & Eval. 1(1), 1-7 DOI: 10.13130/2282-5398/3378
  3. Brembs B. (2013): Invertebrate behavior—actions or responses? Front. Neurosci. 7:221. DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00221
  4. Damrau C, Brembs B, Colomb J (2013): Genetic dissection of octopamine action in reward-related behavior and motor control in Drosophila Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 169.20
  5. Colomb J, Brembs B (2013): Is PKC53e-activity in motorneurons involved in operant self-learning in Drosophila?. Neurosci. Abstr., 672.01

2014
  1. Mendoza E.; Colomb J.; Rybak J.; Pflüger H.J.; Zars T.; Scharff C. and Brembs B. (2014): Drosophila FoxP mutants are deficient in operant self-learning. PLoS One 9(6): e100648
  2. Colomb, J. and Brembs, B. (2014): Making Science Open by Default. General Online Research 2014, Cologne, Germany, #132 (talk)
  3. Rohrsen C, Brembs B (2014): The role of different dopaminergic populations in Drosophila choice behavior. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 651.16
  4. Gorostiza EA, Brembs B (2014): Behavioral flexibility in Drosophila Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 651.17
  5. Colomb J, Brembs B (2014): #OpenData: PKC Inhibition In Motorneurons Prevents Self-Learning. European Drosophila Neurobiology Meeting (Neurofly), Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  6. Colomb J. and Brembs B. (2014): Sub-strains of Drosophila Canton-S differ markedly in their locomotor behavior [v1; ref status: indexed, http://f1000r.es/3is]. F1000 Research 3:176 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.4263.1)

2015
  1. Gorostiza EA, Brembs B (2015): Double dissociation of octopamine and dopamine on choice behavior in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 530.14
  2. Rohrsen C, Raja S, Brembs B (2015): Are the neural circuits controlling the temporal structure of spontaneous actions involved in operant self-learning? Neurosci. Abstr., 630.06
  3. Rahman R, Chirn G, Kanodia A, Sytnikova YA, Brembs B, Bergman CM, and Lau NC (2015): Unique transposon landscapes are pervasive across Drosophila melanogaster Nucl. Acids Res. 43 (22): 10655-10672 (doi:10.1093/nar/gkv1193)

2016
  1. Colomb J, Brembs B. (2016): PKC in motorneurons underlies self-learning, a form of motor learning in Drosophila. PeerJ 4:e1971 (doi:10.7717/peerj.1971)
  2. Rohrsen C, de Bivort B, Brembs B (2016): A fine-grained analysis of dopamine as a reinforcer of operant behavior in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 642.24
  3. Gorostiza EA, Steymans I, Brembs B (2016): Do flies in groups make individual choices? Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 160.11
  4. Gorostiza EA, Colomb J, Brembs B (2016): A decision underlies phototaxis in an insect. Royal Society Open Biology 6: 160229 ()

2017
  1. Brembs B (2017): Operant Behavior in Model Systems. In: Menzel R (ed.) Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference 2E, Elsevier. (DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.21032-8)
  2. Brembs B (2017): Genetic analysis of behavior in Drosophila. In: Byrne JH (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology. Oxford University Press (DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190456757.013.37)
  3. Kraker P, Enkhbayar A, Schramm M, Kittel C, Chamberlain S, Skaug M, Brembs B (2017): Open Knowledge Maps: A Visual Interface to the World’s Scientific Knowledge. Open Science Conference, Berlin.
  4. Benjamin D, Berger J, Johannesson M, Nosek B, Wagenmakers EJ, Berk R, Bollen K, Brembs B, Brown L, Camerer C, Cesarini D, Chambers C, Clyde M, Cook T, De Boeck P, Dienes Z, Dreber A, Easwaran K, Efferson C, Fehr E, Fidler F, Field A, Forster M, George E, Gonzalez R, Goodman S, Green E, Green D, Greenwald A, Hadfield J, Hedges LV, Held L, Ho T, Hoijtink H, Jones JH, Hruschka DJ, Imai K, Imbens G, Ioannidis JPA, Jeon M, Kirchler M, Laibson D, List J, Little R, Lupia A, Machery E, Maxwell S, McCarthy M, Moore D, Morgan S, Munafo M, Nakagawa S, Nyhan B, Parker T, Pericchi L, Perugini M, Rouder J, Rousseau J, Savalei V, Schoenbrodt F, Sellke T, Sinclair B, Tingley D, Van Zandt T, Vazire S, Watts D, Winship C, Wolpert RL, Xie Y, Young C, Zinman J, Johnson V (2017): Redefine statistical significance. Nat Hum Behav, doi:10.1038/s41562-017-0189-z