Dorit Kliemann

Assistant Professor

Dorit Kliemann CV

Research Interests

Neural basis of social cognition; Compensation and reorganization; Social information processing; Amygdala; Functional connectivity; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Brain lesions; Human neuroimaging (fMRI); Brain-cognition-behavior relations.

Training Areas

Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience


Research Group

Developmental Science

Social Psychology

Representative Publications

Kliemann, D., Adolphs, R., Tyszka, J. M., Fischl, B., Yeo, B.T.T., Nair, R., Dubois, J., Paul, L. K. (2019). Intrinsic functional connectivity of the brain in adults with a single cerebral hemisphere. Cell reports29(8), 2398-2407.

Kliemann, D., & Adolphs, R. (2018). The social neuroscience of mentalizing: challenges and recommendations. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Kliemann, D., Richardson, H., Anzellotti, S., Ayyash, D., Haskins, A. J., Gabrieli, J. D., & Saxe, R. R. (2018). Cortical responses to dynamic emotional facial expressions generalize across stimuli, and are sensitive to task-relevance, in adults with and without Autism. Cortex103, 24-43.

Saygin, Z. M.*, Kliemann, D.*, Iglesias, J. E., van der Kouwe, A. J. W., Boyd, E., Reuter, M., Stevens, A., Van Leemput, K., McKee, A., Frosch, M. P., Fischl, B., Augustinack, J. C . (2017). High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging reveals nuclei of the human amygdala: manual segmentation to automatic atlas. NeuroImage, 155: 370-382. (* authors contributed equally to this work)

Kliemann, D., Dziobek, I., Hatri, A., Baudewig, J., & Heekeren, H. R. (2012). The role of the amygdala in atypical gaze on emotional faces in autism spectrum disorders. The Journal of Neuroscience32(28), 9469-9476.

Research areas
  • Brain Imaging
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Emotion
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Social Cognition
Contact Information

476 Psychological and Brain Sciences Building (PBSB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States