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Journals and Books

  • Thies, T. (2023). Tongue Body Kinematics in Parkinson’s Disease: Effects of Levodopa and Deep Brain Stimulation. Berlin, Deutschland: Peter Lang Verlag.
  • Thies, T., Mücke, D., Geerts, N., Seger, A., Fink, G.R., Barbe, M.T. & Sommerauer, M. (2023). Compensatory articulatory mechanisms preserve intelligibility in prodromal Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism and related disorders. DOI: []
  • Pinto S, Nebel A, … Volkmann J, Barbe MT, Fink GR, … Schüpbach M, Deuschl G; EARLYSTIM Study Group. (2022). Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial of Speech after Early Neurostimulation in Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders. DOI: [10.1002/mds.29282]
  • Thies, T., Hermes, A. & Mücke, D. (2022). Compensation in Time and Space: Prominence Marking in Aging and Disease, Languages, 7, 21. DOI: [10.3390/languages7010021]
  • Petry‐Schmelzer, J. N., Jergas, H., Thies, T., Steffen, J. K., Reker, P., Dafsari, H. S., Mücke D, Fink, G.R., Visser-Vandewalle, V., Dembek T.A., & Barbe, M. T. (2021). Network Fingerprint of Stimulation‐Induced Speech Impairment in Essential Tremor. Annals of Neurology, 89(2), 315-326. DOI: [10.1002/ana.25958]
  • Thies, T., Mücke, D. Dano, R. & Barbe, M.T. (2021). Levodopa-Based Changes on Vocalic Speech Movements during Prosodic Prominence Marking. Brain Science11(5), 594. DOI: []
  • Steffen, J.K., Jergas, H., Petry-Schmelzer, J. N., Dembek, T.A., Thies, T., Jost, S.T., Dafsari, H.S., Kessler, J., Wirths, J., Fink, G.R., Visser-Vandewalle, V. & Barbe, M.T. (2020). Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation in Essential TremorPlus Is as Effective as in Essential Tremor. Brain Science, 10(12), 970. DOI: []
  • Becker, J., Thies, T., Petry-Schmelzer, J. N., Dembek, T. A., Reker, P., Mücke, D., Grice, M., Visser-Vandewalle, V., Fink, G. & M.T. Barbe. (2020). The effects of thalamic and posterior subthalamic deep brain stimulation on speech in patients with essential tremor – a prospective, randomized, doubleblind crossover study. Brain and Language. DOI: []
  • Thies, T., Mücke, D., Lowit, A., Kalbe, E., Steffen, J. & M.T. Barbe. (2020). Prominence marking in Parkinsonian speech and its correlation with motor abilities and cognition. Neuropsychologia, 137, 107306. DOI: []
  • Hermes, A., Mücke, D., Thies, T., & Barbe, M. T. (2019). Coordination patterns in Essential Tremor patients with Deep Brain Stimulation: Syllables with low and high complexity. Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology 10(1): 6, pp. 1–20. DOI: []
  • Mücke, Doris. (2018). Dynamische Modellierung von Artikulation und prosodischer Struktur: Eine Einführung in die Artikulatorische Phonologie. Language Science Press. (PDF)
  • Mücke, D., Hermes, A., Roettger, T.B., Becker, J., Niemann, H., Dembek, T.A., Timmermann, L., Visser-Vandewalle, V., Fink, G. R., Grice, M. & Barbe, M.T. (2018). The effects of Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation on speech dynamics in patients with Essential Tremor: An articulographic study. PLOS One, 13(1). DOI: []
  • Mücke, D., Hermes, A. & Cho, T. (2017). Mechanisms of regulation in speech: Linguistic structure and physical control system. Journal of Phonetics, 64, 1–7. DOI: []
  • Becker, J., Barbe, M.T., Hartinger, M., Dembek, T.A., Pochmann, J., Wirths, J., Allert, N., Mücke, D., Hermes, A., Meister, I.G., Visser-Vandewalle, V., Grice, M. & Timmermann, L. (2017). The Effect of Uni- and Bilateral Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation on Speech in Patients With Essential Tremor: Acoustics and Intelligibility. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 20, 223-232. DOI: []
  • Barbe, M.T., T.A. Dembek, J. Becker, J. Raethjen, M. Hartinger, I.G. Meister, M. Runge, M. Maarouf, G.R. Fink and L. Timmermann (2014). Individualized current-shaping reduces DBS-induced dysarthria in patients with essential tremor. Neurology, 82(7), 614-619. DOI: []
  • Mücke, D., Becker, J., Barbe, M.T., Meister, I., Liebhart, L., Roettger, T.B., Dembek, T.A., Timmermann, L. & Grice, M. (2014). The effect of Deep Brain Stimulation on the speech motor system. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 1206-1218. DOI: []
  • Koy, A., Pauls, K.A., Flossdorf, P., Becker, J., Schönau, E., Maarouf, M., Liebig, T., Fricke, O., Fink, G.R. & Timmermann L. (2014). Young adults with dyskinetic cerebral palsy improve subjectively on pallidal stimulation, but not in formal dystonia, gait, speech and swallowing testing. European Neurology, 72(5-6), 340-348. DOI: [10.1159/000360984]
  • Barbe, M.T., Dembek, T.A., Becker, J., Raethjen, J., Hartinger, M., Meister, I.G., Runge, M., Maarouf, M., Fink, G.R. & Timmermann, L. (2014). Individualized current-shaping reduces DBS-induced dysarthria in patients with essential tremor. Neurology, 82(7), 614-619. DOI: [10.1212/WNL.0000000000000127]


  • Thies, T., Mücke, D., Dano, R. & Barbe, M.T. (2021). Correlation between levodopa response and acoustic parameters of prominence marking as well as tongue body movements in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Proceedings of the 12th International Seminar on Speech Production.
  • Hermes, A., Mücke, D., Thies, T. & Barbe, M.T. (2019). Intragestural variation in natural sentence production: Essential Tremor patients treated with DBS. Interspeech 2019, 15-19 September 2019, Graz, Austria.
  • Thies, T., Hermes, A. & D. Mücke (2016). Coordination Deficits in Essential Tremor Patients with Deep Brain Stimulation. Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-Speaking Countries, P&P 12, Oct 13-14, 2016, München: LMU.
  • Mücke, D., A. Hemes, H. Niemann, J. Becker & M. Barbe (2015). Onset coodination in essential tremor patients with deep brain stimulation: An EMA study. 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, August 2015, Glasgow.
  • Becker, J., D. Mücke, M. Grice, J. Pochmann, L. Timmermann & M.T. Barbe (2014). The effect of thalamic deep brain stimulation on speech production in subjects with essential tremor. Proceedings of the 10th International Seminar on Speech Production, Cologne, Germany.

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