There are currently 31 principal investigators leading research activities at the Brain and Mind Institute. Select a name below or scroll down the page to learn more about their research areas and contact information.
- Ansari, Daniel
- Bartha, Rob
- Chronik, Blaine
- Cohen, Adam
- Corneil, Brian
- Culham, Jody
- Cusack, Rhodri
- Daley, Mark
- Diedrichsen, Jörn
- Everling, Stefan
- Goodale, Melvyn
- Grahn, Jessica
- Gribble, Paul
- Hayden, Elizabeth
- Joanisse, Marc
- Johnsrude, Ingrid
- Köhler, Stefan
- Lomber, Stephen
- MacDonald, Penny
- Martinez-Trujillo, Julio
- McRae, Ken
- Menon, Ravi
- Minda, Paul
- Mitchell, Derek
- Morton, J. Bruce
- Owen, Adrian
- Pirouz, Dante
- Pruszynski, Andrew
- Soddu, Andrea
- Timney, Brian
- Vilis, Tutis
- Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
- Mind, Brain and Education
- Development of numerical and mathematical skills
- Developmental Dyscalculia
Bugden, S., Price, G.R., McLean, A., Ansari, D. (2012). The role of the left intraparietal sulcus in the relationship between symbolic number processing and children's arithmetic competence
. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Ansari, D. (in press) Culture and Education: New Frontiers in Brain Plasticity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.
Zebian, S. Ansari, D. (in press) Differences between literates and illiterates on symbolic but not non-symbolic numerical magnitude processing
. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.
Ansari, D., De Smedt, B. Grabner, R.H. (2011). “Neuroeducation” – a critical overview of an emerging field. Neuroethics. (In press)
Borgman, K., Fugelsang, J., Ansari, D. & Besner, D. (2011). Congruency proportion reveals asymmetric processing of irrelevant physical and numerical dimensions in the size congruity paradigm
. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology
. (In press).
Grabner, R.H., Ansari, D., Koschutnig, K., Reishofer, G. & Ebner, F. (2011). The function of the left angular gyrus in mental arithmetic: evidence from the associative confusion effect
. Human Brain Mapping,
De Smedt, B., Holloway, I.D. & Ansari, D. (2010). Effects of problem size and arithmetic operation on brain activation during calculation in children with varying levels of arithmetical fluency
. NeuroImage. (In press).
van Eimeren, L., Grabner, R.H., Koschutnig, K., Reishofer, G., Ebner, F., & Ansari, D. (2010). Structure-function relationship underlying calculation: A combined diffusion tensor imaging and fMRI study.
NeuroImage, 52, 358-363.
Maloney, E.A., Risko, E.F., Preston, F., Ansari, D., & Fugelsang, J. (2010). Challenging the reliability and validity of cognitive measures: The case of the numerical distance effect.
Acta Psychologica, 134(2), 154-61.
De Smedt, B., Ansari, D., Grabner, R.H., Hannula, N.M., Schneider, M., & Verschaffel, L. (2010). Cognitive neuroscience meets mathematics education.
Educational Research Review, 5(1), 97-105.
Tel: (519) 663-5777 x24039
Website: Bartha Lab
Medical Biophysics, Medical Imaging, Psychiatry
- The development of high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Spectroscopy techniques for early diagnosis of disease and monitoring of treatment response
Duggal, N., Rabin, D., Bartha, R., Barry, R.L., Gati, J.S., Kowalczyk, I., Fink, M. (2010).Brain reorganization in patients with spinal cord compression evaluated using fMRI.Neurology
, 74(13), 1048-54.
Near, J., Bartha, R. (2010). Quantitative sodium MRI of the mouse prostate. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
, 63(3), 822-7.
Bluhm, R., Williamson, O., Lanius, R., Theberge, J., Densmore, M., Bartha, R., Neufeld, R., Osuch, E. (2009). Resting state default-mode network connectivity in early depression using a seed region-of-interest analysis: decreased connectivity with caudate nucleus. Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
, 63(6), 754-61.
- Developing new hardware systems and techniques for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Bindseil, G.A., Gilbert, K.M., Scholl, T.J., Handler, W.B., Chronik, B.A. (2011). First image from a combined positron emission tomography and field‐cycled MRI system.
Feldman, R.E., Scholl, T.J., Alford, J.K., Handler, W.B., Harris, C.T., Chronik, B.A. (2011). Results for diffusion‐weighted imaging with a fourth‐channel gradient insert.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 66, 1798-1808.
Moon. S.M., Goodrich, K.C., Hadley, J.R., Kim, S.E., Zeng, G.L. Morrell, G.R., McAlpine, M.A., Chronik, B.A., Parker, D.L. (2011). Superelliptical insert gradient coil with a field‐modifying layer for breast imaging
. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
, 65, 863-72.
Recoskie, B.J., Scholl, T.J., Zinke‐Allmang, M., Chronik, B.A. (2010). Sensory and motor stimulation thresholds of the ulnar nerve from electric and magnetic field stimuli: Implications to gradient coil operation.
Recoskie, B.J., Scholl, T.J., Chronik, B.A. (2009). The discrepancy between human peripheral nerve chronaxie times as measured using magnetic and electric field stimuli: the relevance to MRI gradient coil safety. Physics in Medicine and Biology
, 54, 5965-79.
Gilbert, K.M., Scholl, T.J., Handler, W.B., Alford, J.K., & Chronik, B.A. (2009). Evaluation of a positron emission tomography (PET)-compatible field-cycled MRI(FCMRI) scanner.Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Feldman, R.E., Hardy, C.J., Aksel, B., Schenck, J., & Chronik, B.A. (2009). Experimental determination of human peripheral nerve stimulation thresholds in a 3-axis planar gradient system. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
, 62(3), 763-770.
Alford, J.K., Rutt, B.K., Scholl, T.J., Handler, W.B., & Chronik, B.A. (2009). Delta relaxation enhanced MR: improving activation-specificity of molecular probes through R1 dispersion imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
, 61(4), 796-802.
Gilbert, K.M., Handler, W.B., Scholl, T.J., Odegaard, J.W., Chronik, B.A. (2006). Design of field-cycled magnetic resonance systems for small animal imaging. Physics in Medicine and Biology
, 51, 2825-41.
William B Handler;Kyle M Gilbert; Hao Peng; Blaine A Chronik. (2006).
- How theory of mind and attention work, develop, and interface using behavioral and neuroimaging methods
German, T.C. & Cohen, A.S. (2012). A cue-based approach to ‘theory of mind’: Re-examining the notion of automaticity. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 30, 45-58.
Cohen, A.S. & German, T.C. (2010). Reaction time advantages for calculating beliefs over public representations signal domain specificity for ‘theory of mind’. Cognition, 115, 417-425.
Cohen, A.S. & German, T.C. (2009). Encoding of others' beliefs without overt instruction. Cognition, 111, 356-363.
Tel: (519) 663-5777 x24132
Website: Corneil Lab
Physiology & Pharmacology, Psychology
- Neurophysiological and behavioural studies of the neural control of movement
Corneil, B.D., Elsley, J.K., Nagy, B., & Cushing, S.L. (2010). Motor output evoked by sub-saccadic stimuaton of primate frontal eye fields. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
, 107, 6070-6075.
Nagy, B. & Corneil, B.D. (2010). Representation of horizontal head-on-body position in the primate superior colliculus. Journal of Neurophysiololgy
, 103, 858-874.
Rezvani, S. & Corneil, B.D. (2008). Recruitment of a head turning synergy by low-frequency activity in the primate superior colliculus. Journal of Neurophysiology
, 100, 397-411.
- Neuroimaging of human brain regions involved in vision and hand actions
Valyear, K. F., Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A. & Culham, J. C. (2012). fMRI repetition suppression for familiar but not arbitrary actions with tools
. Journal of Neuroscience
, 32(12), 4247-4259.
Secen, J., Culham, J., Ho, C., & Giaschi, D. (2011). Neural correlates of the multiple-object tracking deficit in amblyopia
. Vision Research
, 51(23-24), 2517-2527.
Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A., Valyear, K. F., Pettypiece, C. E., & Culham, J. C. (2011). Decoding action intentions from preparatory activity in human parieto-frontal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience
, 31(26), 9599-9610.
Monaco, S., Sedda, A., Cavina-Pratesi, C., Fattori, P., Galletti, C., & Culham, J. C. (2011). Functional magnetic resonance adaptation (fMRA) reveals the involvement of the dorsomedial stream in wrist orientation for grasping. Journal of Neurophysiology
, 106(5), 2248-2263.
Snow, J. C., Pettypiece, C., McAdam, T. D., McLean, A. D., Stroman, P. W., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (2011). Bringing the real world into the fMRI scanner: Repetition effects for pictures versus real objects. Scientific Reports
, 1, Article number 130.
Chapman, C. S., Gallivan, J. P., Culham, J. C. & Goodale, M. A. (2011). Mental blocks: fMRI reveals top-down modulation of early visual cortex when obstacles interfere with grasp planning. Neuropsychologia,
Witt, J.K., Kemmerer, D., Linkenauger, S.A. & Culham, J.C. (2010). A functional role for motor simulation in naming tools. Psychological Science
, 21, 1215-1219.
Cavina-Pratesi, C., Monaco, S., Fattori, P., Galletti, C., McAdam, T. D., Quinlan, D. J., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (2010). fMRI reveals the neural substrates of arm transport and grip formation in reach-to-grasp actions in humans. Journal of Neuroscience
, 30, 10306-10323.
Chapman, C. S., Gallivan, J. P., Wood, D. K., Milne, J. L., Culham, J. C., & Goodale, M. A. (2010). Short term motor plasticity revealed in a visuomotor decision-making task.Behavioural Brain Research
, 214, 130-134.
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x86381
Website: Cusack Lab
Psychology, Medical Biophysics
- The emergence of cognition in the first 1000 days
- Neuroimaging methods for newborns and infants
- The effects of perinatal brain injury
Thompson, S. K. , Carlyon, R. P. , Cusack, R. (2011) An objective measurement of the build-up of auditory streaming and of its modulation by attention. Journal of experimental psychology Human perception and performance.
Cusack, R. , Veldsman, M. , Naci, L. , Mitchell, D. J. , Linke, A. C. (2011) Seeing Different Objects in Different Ways: Measuring Ventral Visual Tuning to Sensory and Semantic Features With Dynamically Adaptive Imaging
, Human Brain Mapping
. (In press) .
Linke, A. C. , Vicente-Grabovetsky, A. , Cusack, R. (2011) Stimulus-specific suppression preserves information in auditory short-term memory., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(31).
Mitchell, D. J. , Cusack, R. (2011) The Temporal Evolution of Electromagnetic Markers Sensitive to the Capacity Limits of Visual Short-Term Memory, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 5(February).
Overath, T., Kumar, S., Stewart, L., von Kriegstein, K., Cusack, R., Rees, A., Griffiths, T.D. (2010). Cortical mechanisms for the segregation and representation of acoustic textures. The Journal of Neuroscience
, 30, 2070-6.
Cusack, R., Mitchell, D.J., Duncan, J. (2010). Discrete object representation, attention switching, and task difficulty in the parietal lobe
. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
, 22, 32-47.
Linke, A.C., Vicente-Grabovetsky, A., Mitchell, D.J., Cusack, R. (2010). Encoding strategy accounts for individual differences in change detection measures of VSTM
Woolgar, A., Parr, A., Cusack, R., Thompson, R., Nimmo-Smith, I., Torralva, T., Roca, M., Antoun, N., Manes, F., Duncan, J. (2010). Fluid intelligence loss linked to restricted regions of damage within frontal and parietal cortex
. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
, 107, 14899-14902.
Dunn, B. D., Galton, H. C., Morgan, R., Evans, D., Oliver, C., Meyer, M., Cusack, R., Lawrence, A. D., Dalgleish, T. (2010). Listening to your heart: how interoception shapes emotion experience and intuitive decision making
. Psychological Science, 21, 1835-44.
Thompson, R., Correia, M., Cusack, R. (2010). Vascular contributions to pattern analysis: Comparing gradient and spin echo fMRI at 3T. Neuroimage, 4-11.
- Funding in support of "Assessing neonatal brain function with fMRI" - Awarded by NSERC/CIHR CHRP (with 9 co-investigators)
- Funding in support of "New neuroimaging methods for the study of short-term memory" - Awarded by NSERC Discovery
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x87897
Website: Daley Lab
Computer Science, Biology
- Natural Computing
- Theoretical Computer Science
- Mathematical Modelling of Biological Systems
- Computational Neuroscience & Neuroinformatics
Theoretical and computational properties of transpositions (Mark Daley, Ian McQuillan, Jim McQuillan, Kalpana Mahalingam), In Natural Computing, volume 10, 2011.
Orthogonal Shuffle on Trajectories , In Int. J. Found. Comput. Sci., volume 22, 2011.
Modelling programmed frameshifting with frameshift machines
(Mark Daley, Ian McQuillan), In Natural Computing, 2010.
A relation by palindromic subwords (Mark Daley, Kalpana Mahalingam), In Natural Computing, volume 9, 2010.
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x86994
Computer Science, Statistics, Psychology
- Computational Neuroscience
- Moto Control and Learning
Diedrichsen, J., & Kornysheva, K. (2015). Motor skill learning between selection and execution. Trends Cogn Sci, 19(4), 227-233.
Ejaz, N., Hamada, M., & Diedrichsen, J. (2015). Hand use predicts the structure of representations in sensorimotor cortex. Nat Neurosci, 18(7), 1034-1040.
Galea, J. M., Mallia, E., Rothwell, J., & Diedrichsen, J. (2015). The dissociable effects of punishment and reward on motor learning. Nat Neurosci, 18(4), 597-602.
Telgen, S., Parvin, D., & Diedrichsen, J. (2014). Recalibrating or learning de novo? Mirror reversal and visual rotation are learned and consolidated via separate mechanisms. Journal of Neuroscience.
Kornysheva, K., & Diedrichsen, J. (2014). Spatial and temporal features of motor sequences are stored independently in human premotor areas. eLife
Wiestler, T., Waters-Metenier, S., & Diedrichsen, J. (2014). Effector-independent motor sequence representations exist in extrinsic and intrinsic reference frames. Journal of Neuroscience.
Reichenbach, A., Franklin, D. W., Zatka-Haas, P., & Diedrichsen, J. (2014). A dedicated binding mechanism for the visual control of movement. Current Biology.
Waters-Metenier, S., Husain, M., Wiestler, T., & Diedrichsen, J. (2014) Bihemispheric tDCS enhances effector-independent representations of motor synergy and sequence learning. Journal of Neuroscience.
Wiestler, T., & Diedrichsen, J. (2013). Skill learning strengthens cortical representations of motor sequences. eLife.
Diedrichsen, J., Wiestler, T., & Ejaz, N. (2013). A multivariate method to determine the dimensionality of neural representation from population activity. Neuroimage.
Diedrichsen, J., Wiestler, T., & Krakauer, J. W. (2012). Two distinct ipsilateral cortical representations for individuated finger movements. Cerebral Cortex.
Schlerf, J., Ivry, R. B., & Diedrichsen, J. (2012). Encoding of sensory prediction errors in the human cerebellum. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(14), 4913-4922.
Wolpert, D. M., Diedrichsen, J., & Flanagan, J. R. (2011). Principles of sensorimotor learning. Nat Rev Neurosci, 12(12), 739-751.
Wiestler, T., McGonigle, D. J., & Diedrichsen, J. (2011). Integration of sensory and motor representations of single fingers in the human cerebellum. J Neurophysiol.
Tel: (519) 663-5777 x24359
Website: Everling Lab
Physiology & Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Psychology
- Organization of the primate prefrontal cortex
- Saccadic eye movements
Hutchison RM, Gallivan JP, Culham JC, Gati JS, Menon RS, Everling S (2012). Functional connectivity of the frontal eye fields in humans and macaques investigated with resting-state fMRI
. J Neurophysiol
., 107: 2463-2474.
Hutchison RM, Womelsdorf T, Gati JS, Everling S, Menon RS (2012). Resting-state networks show dynamic functional connectivity in awake humans and anesthetized macaques. Human Brain Mapping
Kaping D, Vinck M, Hutchison RM, Everling S, Womelsdorf T (2011). Specific contributions of ventromedial, anterior cingulate, and lateral prefrontal cortex for attentional selection and stimulus valuation
. PLoS Biol,
9(12): e1001224. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001224.
Hutchison RM, Womelsdorf T, Gati JS, Leung LS, Menon RS, Everling S (2011). Resting-state connectivity identifies distinct functional networks in macaque cingulate cortex
Koval MJ, Lomber SG, Everling S (2011). Prefrontal cortex deactivation in macaques alters activity in the superior colliculus and impairs voluntary control of saccades. J. Neurosc
i., 31: 8659-8668.
Hutchison RM, Leung LS, Mirsattaril SM, Gati JS, Menon RS, Everling S (2011). Resting-state networks in the macaque at 7 T
Phillips, J.M., Johnston, K., & Everling, S. (2011). Effects of anterior cingulate microstimulation on pro- and anti-saccades in nonhuman primates. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience,
Womelsdorf, T., Johnston, K., Vinck, M., & Everling, S. (2010). Theta-Activity in anterior cingulate cortex predicts task rules and their adjustments following errors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA)
, 107, 5248-5253.
Sander, V., Soper, B., & Everling, S. (2010). Nonhuman primate event-related potentials associated with pro- and anti-saccades. NeuroImage
, 49, 1650-1658.
Tel: (519) 661-2070
Website: Goodale Lab
Physiology & Pharmacology, Psychology
- Visual perception and visually guided actions, using behavioral studies, fMRI, and neuropsychology
Thaler, L., Arnott, S.R., Goodale, M.A. (2011). Neural correlates of natural human echolocation in early and late blind echolocation experts. PLoS One
Cant, J.S., Goodale, M.A. (2011). Scratching beneath the surface: new insights into the functional properties of the lateral occipital area and parahippocampal place area. Journal of Neuroscience
, 31, 8248-58.
Rossit, S., Fraser, J.A., Teasell, R., Malhotra, P.A., Goodale, M.A. (2011). Impaired delayed but preserved immediate grasping in a neglect patient with parieto-occipital lesions. Neuropsychologia
, 49, 2498-504.
Gallivan, J.P., Chapman, C.S., Wood, D.K., Milne, J.L., Ansari, D., Culham, J.C., Goodale, M.A. (2011). One to four, and nothing more: nonconscious parallel individuation of objects during action planning. Psychological Science
, 22, 803-11.
Striemer, C.L., Chouinard, P.A., Goodale, M.A. (2011). Programs for action in superior parietal cortex: a triple-pulse TMS investigation. Neuropsychologia
, 49, 2391-9.
Strother, L., Mathuranath, P.S., Aldcroft, A., Lavell, C., Goodale, M.A., Vilis, T. (2011). Face inversion reduces the persistence of global form and its neural correlates. PloS One
Thaler, L., Goodale, M.A. (2011). Reaction times for allocentric movements are 35 ms slower than reaction times for target-directed movements. Experimental Brain Res
., 211, 313-28.
Chapman, C.S., Gallivan, J.P., Culham, J.C. & Goodale, M.A. (2011). Mental blocks: fMRI reveals top-down modulation of early visual cortex when obstacles interfere with grasp planning
, in print.
Cate, A.D., Goodale, M.A. & Koehler, S. (2011). The role of apparent size in building-and object-specific regions of ventral visual cortex
. Brain Research
Whitwell, R.L., Striemer, C.L., Nicolle, D.A., & Goodale, M.A. (2011). Grasping the non-conscious: Preserved grip scaling to unseen objects for immediate but not delayed grasping following a unilateral lesion to primary visual cortex
. Vision Research
, In print.
J.A. Grahn. Seeing the groove: Induction of beat perception in visual rhythms. (in press) Experimental Brain Research.
J.A. Grahn, J.B. Rowe. Finding and feeling the musical beat: Striatal dissociations between detection and prediction of regularity. (in press) Cerebral Cortex.
J.A. Grahn, M. J. Henry, J.D. McAuley. FMRI investigations of cross-modal interactions in beat perception: Audition primes vision, but not vice versa (2011) NeuroImage, 54(2):1231-43.
A.M. Owen, A. Hampshire, J.A. Grahn, R. Stenton, S. Dajani, A.S. Burns, R.J. Howard, C. G. Ballard. Putting brain training to the test. (2010) Nature, 465, 775–778.
J.A. Grahn, J.B. Rowe. Feeling the beat: premotor and striatal interactions in musicians and non-musicians during beat perception. (2009), Journal of Neuroscience, 29(23), 7540-7548.
J.A. Grahn, J.D. McAuley. Neural bases of individual differences in beat perception. (2009), NeuroImage, 47, 1894-1903.
J.A. Grahn, M. Brett. Impairment of beat-based rhythm discrimination in Parkinson's disease. (2009), Cortex, 45(1), 54-61.
J.A. Grahn. The role of the basal ganglia in beat perception: neuroimaging and neuropsychological investigations. (2009), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1169, 35-45.
J.A. Grahn, J. Parkinson, A. M. Owen. The role of the basal ganglia in learning and memory: neuropsychological studies (2009), Behavioural Brain Research, 199(1), 53-60.
J.A. Grahn, Neuroscientific investigations of musical rhythm: recent advances and future challenges (2009) Contemporary Music Review, 28(3), 251-277.
J.A. Grahn, J. Parkinson, A. M. Owen. The cognitive functions of the caudate nucleus. (2008), Progress in Neurobiology, 86(3), 141-155.
J.A. Grahn, M. Brett. Rhythm and beat perception in motor areas of the brain. (2007), Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19(5), 893-906.
J.A. Grahn, M. J. Henry, J.D. McAuley. FMRI investigations of cross-modal interactions in beat perception: Audition primes vision, but not vice versa. NeuroImage (in press).
- How the brain controls voluntary movement, and how movement is learned
Williams A, Gribble PL (2012). Observed-Effector Independent Motor Learning by Observing. J Neurophysiol,
Goonetilleke SC, Gribble PL, Mirsattari SM, Doherty TJ, Corneil BD (2011). Neck muscle responses evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human frontal eye fields.European Journal of Neuroscience,
Wong J, Wilson ET, Gribble PL (2011). Spatially Selective Enhancement of Proprioceptive Acuity Following Motor Learning. J Neurophysiol,
Hore J, Debicki DB, Gribble PL, Watts S (2011). Deliberate Utilization of Interaction Torques Brakes Elbow Extension in a Fast Throwing Motion. Experimental Brain Research,
Debicki DB, Gribble PL, Watts S, Hore J (2011). Wrist muscle activation, interaction torque and mechanical properties in unskilled throws of different speeds. Experimental Brain Research,
Debicki DB, Watts S, Gribble PL, Hore J (2010). A novel shoulder-elbow mechanism for increasing speed in a multijoint arm movement. Exp Brain Res,
Ostry, D.J., Darainy, M., Mattar, A.A.G., Wong, J., & Gribble, P.L. (2010). Somatosensory Plasticity and Motor Learning
. Journal of Neuroscience
, 30(15), 5384-5393.
Cothros, N., Wong, J., & Gribble, P.L.(2009). Visual Cues Signaling Object Grasp Reduce Interference in Motor Learning
. Journal of Neurophysiology
, 102(4), 2112-20.
Malfait, N., Valyear, K.F., Culham, J.C., Anton, J.L., Brown, L.E., & Gribble, P.L. (2009).fMRI Activation during Observation of Others' Reach Errors
. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
, 22(7), 1493-1503.
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x83686
Website: Hayden Lab
- Developmental psychopathology of mood disorders
- Assessment of temperament and personality
Hayden, E.P., Olino, T.M., Bufferd, S.J., Miller, A., Dougherty, L.R., Sheikh, H.I., Singh, S.M., & Klein, D.N.(in press). The 5-HTTLPR and BDNF Val66Met polymorphisms and maternal history of depression: Associations with cognitive vulnerability to depression in childhood. Development and Psychopathology.
Olino, T.M., Durbin, C.E., Klein, D.N, & Hayden, E.P. (in press). Gender differences in young children’s temperament traits: An observational study. Journal of Personality.
Smith, H.J., Sheikh, H.I., Dyson, M.W., Olino, T.M., Laptook, R.S., Hayden, E.P., Singh, S.M., & Klein, D.N. (in press). Parenting and Child DRD4 Genotype Interact to Predict Children’s Early Emerging Effortful Control. Child Development.
Meyer, A., Klein, D.N., Torpey, D.C., Kujawa, A.J., Hayden, E.P., Sheikh, H.I., Singh, S.M., & Hajcak, G. (in press). Additive effects of the dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) and dopamine transporter (DAT1) gene on the error-related negativity (ERN) in young children. Genes, Brain, and Behavior.
Kryski, K.R., Smith, H.J., Sheikh, H.I., Singh, S.M., & Hayden, E.P. (2011). Assessing stress reactivity indexed via salivary cortisol in preschool-aged children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 1127-1136.
Hayden, E.P., Durbin, C.E., Klein, D.N, & Olino, T.M. (2010). Maternal personality influences the relationship between maternal reports and laboratory measures of child temperament. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92, 586-593.
Hayden, E.P., Klein, D.N., Dougherty, L.R., Olino, T.M., Dyson, M.W., Durbin, C.E., Sheikh, H.I., & Singh, S.M. (2010). The Role of BDNF genotype, parental depression, and relationship discord in predicting early-emerging negative emotionality. Psychological Science, 21, 1678-1685.
Hayden, E.P., Klein, D.N. Dougherty, L.R., Olino, T.M., Durbin, C.E., Sheikh, H.I., & Singh, S. M. (2010). The Dopamine D2 Receptor Gene and depressive and anxious symptoms in childhood: Associations and evidence for gene-environment correlation and gene-environment interaction. Psychiatric Genetics, 20, 304-310.
Hayden, E.P., Klein, D.N. Olino, T.M., Dougherty, L.R., Durbin, C.E., Sheikh, H.I., & Singh, S. M. (2010). The serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism and childhood positive and negative emotionality. Emotion, 10, 696 -702.
Sheikh, H.I. Hayden, E.P. Kryski, K.R. Smith, H.J., & Singh, S.M. (2010). Genotyping the BDNF rs6265 (val66met) polymorphism by one-step Amplified Refractory Mutation System PCR. Psychiatric Genetics, 20, 109-112.
Dougherty, L.R., Klein, D.N., Congdon, E., Canli, T., & Hayden, E.P. (2010). Interaction Between 5-HTTLPR and BDNF Val66Met Polymorphisms on HPA Axis Reactivity in Preschoolers. Biological Psychology, 83, 93-100.
Sheikh, H.I., Dougherty, L.R., Hayden, E.P., Klein, D.N., Singh, S. M. (2010). Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Gene polymorphism (Leu260Phe)is associated with morning cortisol in preschoolers. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 980-983.
Dougherty, L. R., Klein, D. N., Durbin, C. E., Hayden, E. P., & Olino, T. M. (2010). Temperamental positive and negative emotionality and children's depressive symptoms: A longitudinal prospective study from age three to age ten. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29, 464-490.
- How children acquire and their brains process first- and second-language development and processing
- Developmental language and reading impairments
Welcome S.E. & Joanisse M.F. (2014). Individual differences in white matter anatomy predict dissociable components of reading skill in adults.Neuroimage, 96: 261-75. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.03.069
McNorgan, C. & Joanisse, M.F. (2014). A Connectionist Approach to Mapping the Human Connectome Permits Simulations of Neural Activity Within an Artificial Brain. Brain Connectivity, 4: (1): 40-52. doi:10.1089/brain.2013.0174
Andrew, K.N., Hoshooley, J. & Joanisse, M.F. (2014). Sign Language Ability in Young Deaf Signers Predicts Comprehension of Written Sentences in English. PLoS One 9(2): e89994. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089994
Desroches, A.S., Newman, R.L., Robertson, E.K. & Joanisse, M.F. (2013). Electrophysiological Indices of Phonological Impairments in Dyslexia. Journal of Speech-Language and Hearing Research 56: 250-264
Malins, J.G. & Joanisse, M.F. (2012) Setting the Tone: An ERP Investigation of the Influences of Phonological Similarity on Spoken Word Recognition in Mandarin Chinese. Neuropsychologia, 50. 2032-2043.
- The neural basis of speech understanding
- How people understand speech in challenging listening situations
Zekveld, AA, Rudner, M, Johnsrude IS, Rönnberg, J (2013) Working memory mediates the facilitative effect of semantically related cues on intelligibility. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Sep; 134(3):2225-2234.
Johnsrude IS, Mackey A, Hakyemez H, Alexander E, Trang HP & Carlyon RP (2013) Swinging at a cocktail party: Voice familiarity aids speech perception in the presence of a competing voice. Psychological Science.
Zheng ZZ, Vicente-Grabovetsky A, MacDonald EN, Munhall KG, Cusack R, Johnsrude, IS (2013) Multi-voxel patterns reveal functionally differentiated networks underlying auditory feedback processing of speech. Journal of Neuroscience.
Wayne RV, Johnsrude IS (2012) The role of visual speech information in supporting perceptual learning of degraded speech. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 18, 419-435.
Wild CJ, Yusuf A, Wilson D, Peelle JE, Davis MH, Johnsrude IS (2012) Effortful listening: The processing of degraded speech depends critically on attention. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 14010-14021.
- Collaborative Health Research Program (CHRP)
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
- NSERC Discovery Grant
- The relationship between the cognitive and neural processes that allow humans to remember their past
O'Neil E.B., Protzner A.B., McCormick C., McLean D.A., Poppenk J., Cate A.D., & Köhler S. (2012). Distinct patterns of functional and effective connectivity between perirhinal cortex and other cortical regions in recognition memory and perceptual discrimination.Cerebral Cortex
, 22, 74-85.
Bowles, B., Harlow, A.M., Meeking, M.M., & Köhler, S. Discriminating famous from fictional names based on lifetime experience: Evidence in support of a signal detection model based on finite mixture distributions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition.
Bowles, B., O’Neil, E.B., Mirsattari, S.M., Poppenk, J., & Köhler S. (2011). Preserved hippocampal novelty responses following anterior temporal-lobe resection that impairs familiarity but spares recollection. Hippocampus
, 21, 847-854.
Cate, A.D., Goodale, M.A., & Köhler, S. (2011). The role of apparent size in building- and object-specific regions of ventral visual cortex
. Brain Research, 1388, 109-122.
O'Neil, E.B., Cate, A.D., & Köhler, S. (2009). Perirhinal Cortex Contributes to Accuracy in Recognition Memory and Perceptual Discriminations. Journal of Neuroscience
, 29(26), 8329-8334.
- How does experience influence brain development?
- Cortical processing in hearing and deaf individuals
Koval, M.J., Lomber, S.G. and Everling, S. (2011). Neuronal mechanisms for control of the superior colliculus by the prefrontal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 31:8659-8668.
Meredith, M.A., Kryklywy, J., McMillan, A.J., Malhotra, S., Lum-Tai, R. and Lomber, S.G. (2011). Crossmodal reorganization in the early-deaf switches sensory, but not behavioral roles of auditory cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 108: 8856-8861.
Meredith, M.A. and Lomber, S.G. (2011). Somatosensory and visual crossmodal plasticity in the anterior auditory field of early-deaf cats. Hearing Research 280: 38-47.
Ponce, C., Hunter, N., Pack, C.C., Lomber, S.G. and Born, R.T. (2011). Contributions of indirect pathways to visual response properties in macaque area MT. Journal of Neuroscience 31: 3894-3903.
Lomber, S.G., Meredith, M.A., and Kral, A. (2010). Crossmodal plasticity in specific auditory cortices underlies visual compensations in the deaf. Nature Neuroscience 13: 1421-1427.
Schmidt, K.E., Lomber, S.G., Payne, B.R., and Galuske, R.A. (2011). Pattern motion representation in primary visual cortex is mediated by transcortical feedback.NeuroImage 54: 474-484.
Lomber, S.G., Meredith, M.A., and Kral, A. (2010). Crossmodal plasticity in specific auditory cortices underlies visual compensations in the deaf. Nature Neuroscience 13: 1421-1427.
Carrasco, A. and Lomber, S.G. (2010). Reciprocal modulatory influences between tonotopic and non-tonotopic cortical fields in the cat. Journal of Neuroscience 30: 1476-1487.
- Understanding the neural bases for cognitive processes with particular interest in defining the unique role of the basal ganglia
Linton B, Fu R, MacDonald PA, Ganjavi H (In press). Burning pain secondary to clozapine use: a case report. BMC Psychiatry
Vo A, Hiebert NM, Seergobin KN, Solcz S, Partridge A, MacDonald PA, "Dopaminergic medication impairs learning but not decision making in Parkinson's disease", Frontiers in Neuroscience (in press)
Hiebert NM, Seergobin KN, Vo A, Ganjavi H, MacDonald PA, "Dopaminergic therapy affects learning and impulsivity in Parkinson's disease", Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology (in press)
Ganjavi H, MacDonald PA, "On-off effect of dopaminergic therapy on psychiatric symptoms in Parkinson’s disease", Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience (in press)
Hiebert NM, Vo A, Seergobin KN, Hampshire A, Owen AM, MacDonald PA, "Striatum in stimulus-response learning via feedback and decision making", Neuroimage, 101C:448-457
MacDonald AA, Seergobin KN, Tamjeedi R, Provost J-S, Monchi O, Ganjavi H, MacDonald PA (2014) "Dorsal striatum mediates cognitive flexibility not merely cognitive effort: Investigations in Parkinson’s Disease and using fMRI", Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 1(6), 390-400
Burgaleta M, Macdonald PA, Martínez K, Román FJ, Alvarez-Linera J, González AR, Karama S, Colom R (2014) "Subcortical regional morphology correlates with fluid and spatial intelligence.", Human Brain Mapping, 35(5), 1957-68
Macdonald PA, Ganjavi H, Collins DL, Evans AC, Karama S (2014) "Investigating the relation between striatal volume and IQ.", Brain Imaging and Behavior, 8(1), 52-9
Macdonald AA, Seergobin KN, Owen AM, Tamjeedi R, Monchi O, Ganjavi H, Macdonald PA (2013) "Differential effects of Parkinson's disease and dopamine replacement on memory encoding and retrieval.", PLoS One, 8(9), e74044
MacDonald AA, Monchi O, Seergobin KN, Ganjavi H, Tamjeedi R, MacDonald PA (2013) "Parkinson's disease duration determines effect of dopaminergic therapy on ventral striatum function.", Movement Disorders, 28(2), 153-60
MacDonald PA, MacDonald AA, Seergobin KN, Tamjeedi R, Ganjavi H, Provost J-S, Monchi O (2011) "The effect of dopamine therapy on ventral and dorsal striatum-mediated cognition in Parkinson's disease: support from functional MRI.", Brain, 134(5), 1447-63
Macdonald PA, Monchi O (2011) "Differential effects of dopaminergic therapies on dorsal and ventral striatum in Parkinson's disease: implications for cognitive function.", Parkinson's Disease, (March 6), 572743
Ganjavi H, Lewis JD, Bellec P, MacDonald PA, Waber DP, Evans AC, Karama S (2011) "Negative associations between corpus callosum midsagittal area and IQ in a representative sample of healthy children and adolescents.", PLoS One, 6(5), e19698
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Physiology and Pharmacology
- Cognitive Neuroscience
Attentional filtering of visual information by neuronal ensembles in the primate lateral prefrontal cortex. Tremblay S, Pieper F, Sachs A, Martinez-Trujillo JC. Neuron. 2015 Jan 7;85(1):202-15
Sharp emergence of feature-selective sustained activity along the dorsal visual pathway. Mendoza-Halliday D, Torres S, Martinez-Trujillo JC. Nature Neuroscience. 2014 Sep;17(9):1255-62
Prefrontal neurons of opposite spatial preference display distinct target selection dynamics. Lennert T, Martinez-Trujillo JC. Journal of Neuroscience. 2013 May 29;33(22):9520-9
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x84688
Website: McRae Lab
- How people understand language
McRae, K., & Jones, M. N. (in press). Semantic memory. In D. Reisberg (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology.
McRae, K., & Matsuki, K. (in press). Constraint-based models of sentence processing. In R. Van Gompel (Ed.), Sentence Processing, Psychology Press.
Khalkhali, S., Wammes, J., & McRae, K. (2012). Integrating words that refer to typical sequences of events. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 106-114.
McRae, K., Khalkhali, S., & Hare, M. (2012). Semantic and associative relations: Examining a tenuous dichotomy. In V. F. Reyna, S. B. Chapman, M. R. Dougherty, & J. Confrey (Eds.), The Adolescent Brain: Learning, Reasoning, and Decision Making (pp. 39-66). Washington, DC: APA.
Metusalem, R., Kutas, M., Urbach, T. P., Hare, M., McRae, K., & Elman, J. L. (2012). Generalized event knowledge activation during on-line language comprehension. Journal of Memory & Language, 66, 545-567.
Cann, D. R., McRae, K., & Katz, A. N. (2011). False recall in the Deese-Roediger-McDermott paradigm: The roles of gist and associative strength. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 1515-1542.
Matsuki, K., Chow, T., Hare, M., Elman, J. L., Scheepers, C., & McRae, K. (2011). Event-based plausibility immediately influences on-line language comprehension. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 37, 913-934.
McNorgan, C., Reid, J., & McRae, K. (2011). Integrating conceptual knowledge within and across representational modalities. Cognition, 118, 211-233.
Pezzulo, G., Barsalou, L. W., Cangelosi, A., Fischer, M. H., McRae, K., & Spivey, M. J. (2011). The mechanics of embodiment: A dialogue on embodiment and computational modeling. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 1-21. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00005.
Welcome, S. E., Paivio, A., McRae, K., & Joanisse, M. F. (2011). An electrophysiological study of task demands on concreteness effects: Evidence for dual coding theory. Experimental Brain Research, 212, 347-358.
Bicknell, K., Elman, J. L., Hare, M., McRae, K., & Kutas, M. (2010). Effects of event knowledge in processing verbal arguments. Journal of Memory & Language, 63, 489-505.
McRae, K. & Matsuki, K. (2009). People use their knowledge of common events to understand language, and do so as quickly as possible. Language & Linguistics Compass, 3, 1417-1429.
Kounios, J., Green, D. L., Payne, L., Fleck, J. I., Grondin, R., & McRae, K. (2009). Semantic richness and the activation of concepts in semantic memory: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials. Brain Research, 1282, 95-102.
Grondin, R., Lupker, S., & McRae, K. (2009). Shared features dominate semantic richness effects for concrete concepts. Journal of Memory & Language, 60, 1-19.
Hare, M., Elman, J. L., Tabaczynski, T., & McRae, K. (2009). The wind chilled the spectators, but the wine just chilled: Sense, structure, and sentence comprehension. Cognitive Science, 33, 610-628.
Hare, M., Jones, M. N., Thomson, C., Kelly, S., & McRae, K. (2009). Activating event knowledge. Cognition, 111, 151-167.
O'Connor, C. M., Cree, G. S., & McRae, K. (2009). Conceptual hierarchies in a flat attractor network: Dynamics of learning and computations. Cognitive Science, 33, 665-708.
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Website: Menon Lab
Medical Biophysics, Medical Imaging, Physics & Astronomy, Psychiatry
- Development and application of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS) techniques
Hutchison RM, Womelsdorf T, Gati JS, Everling S, Menon RS. (2012). Resting-state networks show dynamic functional connectivity in awake humans and anesthetized macaques.
Hum Brain Mapp., [Epub ahead of print].
Curtis AT, Gilbert KM, Martyn Klassen L, Gati JS, Menon RS. (2011). Slice-by-slice B(1) (+) shimming at 7 T. Magnetic Resonance Medicine
, [Epub ahead of print].
Gilbert KM, Belliveau JG, Curtis AT, Gati JS, Klassen LM, Menon RS. (2012). A conformal transceive array for 7 T neuroimaging. Magnetic Resonance Medicine
Guzman MS, De Jaeger X, Raulic S, Souza IA, Li AX, Schmid S, Menon RS, Gainetdinov RR, Caron MG, Bartha R, Prado VF, Prado MA. (2011). Elimination of the vesicular acetylcholine transporter in the striatum reveals regulation of behaviour by cholinergic-glutamatergic co-transmission. PLoS Biol
., 9, e1001194.
Hutchison RM, Womelsdorf T, Gati JS, Leung LS, Menon RS, Everling S. (2011). Resting-State Connectivity Identifies Distinct Functional Networks in Macaque Cingulate Cortex.Cereb Cortex
, [Epub ahead of print].
Gilbert KM, Curtis AT, Gati JS, Klassen LM, Menon RS. (2011). A radiofrequency coil to facilitate B₁⁺ shimming and parallel imaging acceleration in three dimensions at 7 T. NMR Biomed
, 24, 815-23.
Aoyama N, Théberge J, Drost DJ, Manchanda R, Northcott S, Neufeld RW, Menon RS, Rajakumar N, Pavlosky WF, Densmore M, Schaefer B, Williamson PC. (2011) Grey matter and social functioning correlates of glutamatergic metabolite loss in schizophrenia. Br J Psychiatry
, 198, 448-56.
Hutchison RM, Leung LS, Mirsattari SM, Gati JS, Menon RS, Everling S. (2011). Resting-state networks in the macaque at 7 T. Neuroimage
, 56, 1546-55.
Li AX, Suchy M, Li C, Gati JS, Meakin S, Hudson RH, Menon RS, Bartha R. (2011). In vivo detection of MRI-PARACEST agents in mouse brain tumors at 9.4 T. Magnetic Resonance Medicine
, 66, 67-72.
Gilbert KM, Curtis AT, Gati JS, Klassen LM, Villemaire LE, Menon RS. (2010).Transmit/receive radiofrequency coil with individually shielded elements. Magnetic Resonance Medicine
, 64, 1640-51.
Jones CK, Li AX, Suchý M, Hudson RH, Menon RS, Bartha R.(2010). In vivo detection of PARACEST agents with relaxation correction. Magnetic Resonance Medicine
, 63, 1184-92.
Gilbert, K.M., Gati, J.S., Klassen, L.M., &Menon, R.S.(2010). A cradle-shaped gradient coil to expand the clear-bore width of an animal MRI scanner. Physics in Medicine and Biology
, 55, 497-514.
Barry, R.L., Williams, J.M., Klassen, L.M., Gallivan, J.P., Culham, J.C.,& Menon, R.S. (2010). Evaluation of preprocessing steps to compensate for magnetic field distortions due to body movements in BOLD fMRI. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
, 28, 235-244.
Li, A.X., Suchy, M., Jones, C.K., Hudson, R.H., Menon, R.S.,& Bartha, R. (2009).Optimized MRI contrast for on-resonance proton exchange processes of PARACEST agents in biological systems. Magnetic Resonance Medicine
- My research seeks to understand how people learn about categories and concepts and how conceptual structure influences thinking, reasoning, and decision making.
Minda, J. P. & *Rabi, R. R. (2015). Ego depletion interferes with rule-defined category learning but not non-rule-defined category learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 35.
Rabi, R. R., *Miles, S. J, & Minda, J. P. (2015) Learning categories via rules and similarity: comparing adults and children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 131, 149-169.
Rabi, R. R. & Minda, J. P. (2014). Rule-based category learning in children: The role of age and executive functioning. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85316.
Miles, S. J. & Minda, J. P. (2011). The effects of concurrent verbal and visual tasks on category learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology:Learning Memory & Cognition, 37, 588-607.
Nadler, R. T., *Rabi, R. R. & Minda J. P. (2010). Better mood and better performance: Learning rule-described categories is enhanced by positive mood. Psychological Science, 21, 1770-1776.
Minda, J. P. & Smith, J. D. (2011). Prototype models of categorization: basic formulation, predictions, and limitations. In E. Pothos & A. Wills (Eds.) Formal Approaches in Categorization. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.
Minda, J. P & Miles, S. J. (2010). The Inﬂuence of Verbal and Nonverbal Processing on Category Learning. In B.H. Ross (Ed.). The Psychology Of Learning and Motivation, Vol 52, pp. 117-162
Minda, J. P., Desroches, A, & Church, B. A. (2008). Learning rule-defined and non rule-defined categories: A comparison of children and adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology:Learning Memory & Cognition. 34,1518-1533.
Smith, J. D., Minda, J. P., & Washburn, D. A. (2004). Category learning in rhesus monkeys: A study of the Shepard, Hovland, and Jenkins tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 133, 398-414.
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Website: Mitchell Lab
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Psychiatry
- Determining how dissociable neural systems integrate emotion with cognition and behaviour
Greening, S.G., Finger, E.C., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2011). Parsing decision making processes in prefrontal cortex: Response inhibition, overcoming learned avoidance, and reversal learning. NeuroImage
, 54(2), 1432-1441. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage. 2010.09.017.
Mitchell, D.G.V. (2010). The nexus between decision making and emotion regulation: A review of convergent neurocognitive substrates. Behavioral Brain Research
, 217(2011), 215-231. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2010.10.030.
Amting J.M., Greening S.G., Mitchell D.G.V. (2010). Multiple mechanisms of consciousness: The neural correlates of emotional awareness. Journal of Neuroscience
, 30(30), 10039-47.
Rich, B.A., Brotman, M.A., Dickstein, D.P., Mitchell, D.G.V., Blair, R.J.R., & Leibenluft, E. (2010). Deficits in Attention to Emotional Stimuli Distinguish Youth with Severe Mood Dysregulation from Youth with Bipolar Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
, Epub ahead of print.
Mitchell, D.G.V., Luo, Q., Avny, S.B., Kasprzycki, T., Gupta, K., Chen, G., Finger, E.C., Blair, R.J.R. (2009). Adapting to dynamic stimulus-response values: Differential contributions of inferior frontal, dorsomedial and dorsolateral regions of prefrontal cortex to decision making. Journal of Neuroscience
, 29(35), 10827-10834.
Amting, J.M., Miller, J.E., Chow, M., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2009). Getting mixed messages: The impact of conflicting social signals on the brain's target emotional response
, 47, 1950-1959.
J. Bruce Morton
- The development of self-regulation and control, and its link with changes in brain function in children and teens
Waxer, M. & Morton, J. B. (2011). The development of future-oriented control: An electrophysiological investigation. NeuroImage, 56, 1648-1654.
Wilk, H. A., Ezekiel, R., & Morton, J. B. (in press). Brain regions associated with moment-to-moment adjustments in control and stable task-set maintenance.NeuroImage.
Waxer, M. & Morton, J. B. (in press). Multiple processes underlying Dimensional Change Card Sort Performance: a developmental electrophysiological investigation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Waxer, M., & Morton, J. B. (in press). Dissociable processes underlying task switching: An electrophysiological investigation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
Morton, J. B., Ezekiel, F., & Wilk, H. A. (in press). Cognitive control: Easy to identify but hard to define. Topics in Cognitive Science.
Waxer, M, & Morton, J B. (in press). Children's judgments of conflicting cues to emotion in speech: Why 6-year-olds are so inflexible. Child Development.
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x84672
Website: Owen Lab
Psychology, Anatomy & Cell Biology, Physiology & Pharmacology
- Understanding the effects of brain injury in order to improve diagnosis and early detection and to find possible new treatments
Fernandez-Espejo, D., Bekinschtein, T., Monti, M.M., Pickard, J.D., Junque, C., Coleman, M.R., Owen, A.M. Diffusion weighted imaging distinguishes the vegetative state from the minimally conscious state, Neuroimage; 54(1) :103-12, 2011.
Hampshire A, Thompson R, Duncan J, Owen AM. Lateral Prefrontal Cortex Subregions Make Dissociable Contributions during Fluid Reasoning. Cerebral Cortex, 21(1):1-10. 2011.
Cruse, D., Monti. M.M. Owen, A.M. Neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness: contributions to diagnosis and prognosis. Future Neurology, 6(2), 2011.
Bekinschtein T, Manes F, Villarreal M, Owen AM, Della Maggiore V. Functional imaging reveals movement preparatory activity in the vegetative state. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2011; 5: 1-11.
Huntley, J; Bor, D; Hampshire, A; Owen, A.M.; Howard, R. Working memory task performance and chunking in early Alzheimer’s disease. The British Journal of Psychiatry2011 198: 398-403.
Bekinschtein, T.A.; Davis, M.H.; Rodd, J.M; Owen, A.M. Why clowns taste funny: the relationship between humour and semantic ambiguity. Journal of Neuroscience,31(26):9665-9671, 2011.
Bruno, M.A., Fernandez-Espejo, D., Lehembre, R., Tshibanda, L., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Gosseries, O., Lommers, E., Napolitani, M. Noirhomme, Q., Boly, M., Papa, M., Owen, A.M., Maquet, P., Laureys, S., Soddu, A. Multimodal neuroimaging in patients with disorders of consciousness showing “functional hemispherectomy. Progress in Brain Research 2011; 193:323-33
Cruse, D., Chennu, S., Chatelle, C., Bekinschtein, T.A., Fernandez-Espejo, D., Pickard, D.J., Laureys, S., Owen, A.M. Bedside detection of awareness in the vegetative state.The Lancet. 2011 DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61224-5.
Monti, M.M, Pickard, J.D, Owen, A.M. Visual Cognition in Disorders of Consciousness: from V1 to top-down attention. Human Brain Mapping, in press.
Hampshire, A., Chaudry, A., Owen, AM., Roberts, A. Dissociable roles for Lateral Orbitofrontal Cortex and Lateral Prefrontal Cortex during preference driven reversal learning. Neuroimage, in press.
Cruse, D., Chennu, S., Chatelle, C., Fernández-Espejo, D., Bekinschtein, T. A., Pickard, J. D., Laureys, S., & Owen, A.M. The relationship between aetiology and covert cognition in the minimally conscious state. Neurology, in press.
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Website: Pirouz Lab
Richard Ivey School of Business
- Using both neuroscience and cognitive science tools and theories to examine the "dark side" of risky consumer behaviour
Pirouz, Dante M., Mike Kamens, Ingrid Martin, Sayantani Mukherjee, Kelly Haws, Ann M. Mirabito, Aditi Grover, Scott Davis, and Justine Rapp (Forthcoming 2012), "On the Road to Addiction: Do Marketing Cues Influence This Path?," Journal of Research for Consumers.
Pirouz, Dante M., Mike Kamens, Ingrid Martin, Sayantani Mukherjee, Kelly Haws, Ann M. Mirabito, Aditi Grover, Scott Davis, and Justine Rapp (Forthcoming 2012), "An Addictive Consumption Framework For Transformative Consumer Researchers," Journal of Business Research.
Pechmann, Cornelia (Connie), Elizabeth Moore, Alan Andreasen, Paul M. Connell, Daniel Freeman, Meryl Gardner, Deborah Heisley, Craig Lefebvre, Dante M. Pirouz and Robin Soster (2011), "Learning about At Risk Consumers: Research Challenges and Opportunities," Journal of Public Policy and Marketing.
Litt, Ab, Dante M. Pirouz, and Baba Shiv (2011), "Neuroscience and Addictive Consumption," in Transformative Consumer Research for Personal and Collective Well Being: Reviews and Frontiers, ed. David Mick and Cornelia (Connie) Pechmann, London, UK: Taylor & Francis.
- Neural mechanisms of sensory perception and motor control
Pruszynski JA, Johansson, RS. (2014) Edge-orientation processing in first-order tactile neurons. Nature Neuroscience 34: 4608-17.
Pruszynski JA, Omrani M, Scott SH. (2014) Goal-dependent modulation of fast feedback responses in primary motor cortex. J Neurosci. 34(13):4608-17
Pruszynski JA, Scott SH. (2012) Optimal feedback control and the long-latency stretch response. Exp Brain Res. 218(3):341-59.
Pruszynski JA, Kurtzer I, Nashed JY, Omrani M, Brouwer B, Scott SH. (2011) Primary motor cortex underlies multi-joint integration for fast feedback control. Nature. 2011 478(7369):387-90.
Pruszynski JA, Kurtzer I, Scott SH. (2011) The long-latency reflex is composed of at least two functionally independent processes. J Neurophysiol. 106(1):449-59.
Pruszynski JA, King GL, Boisse L, Scott SH, Flanagan JR, Munoz DP. (2010) Stimulus-locked responses on human arm muscles reveal a rapid neural pathway linking visual input to arm motor output. Eur J Neurosci. 32(6):1049-57.
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x82669
Physics and Astronomy
- Study of resting state fMRI connectivity in altered states of consciousness
- Modelling of the structure-function relationship in the human brain
Soddu A, Vanhaudenhuyse A, Bahri M, Bruno MA, Boly M, Demertzi A, Tshibanda JF, Phillips C, Stanziano M, Ovadia-Caro S, Nir Y, Maquet P, Papa M, Malach R, Laureys S, Noirhomme Q., "Identifying the Default Mode Component in Spatial IC Analysis of Patients with Disorders of Consciousness", Hum Brain Mapp. 2012, 33(4):778-96
Maudoux A, Lefebvre Ph, Cabay JE, Demertzi A, Vanhaudenhuyse A, Laureys S, Soddu A, "Auditory resting-state fMRI activity in tinnitus: an IC analysis." PLoS One 2012, 7(5):e36222.
Hou WS, Nagashima M, Soddu A., "Difference in B+ and B0 direct CP asymmetry as effect of a fourth generation." Phys.Rev.Lett. 2005, 95:141601.
Mele B, Petrarca S, Soddu A., "A New evaluation of the t ---> cH decay width in the standard model." Phys.Lett.B 1998, 435:401-406.
- Human vision, with a focus on the effect of alcohol, and binocular vision
- The visual system in horses and camels
Timney, B. & Macuda, T. Vision and hearing in the horse. (2001) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 218, 1567-1574.
Harman, A., Dann, J., Ahmat, A., Macuda, T., Johnston, K., & Timney, B. (2001). The retinal ganglion cell layer and visual acuity of the camel. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 58, 15-27.
Khan, S. A.., Ford, K., Timney, B. & Everling, S. (2003). Effects of alcohol on the anti-saccade task. Experimental Brain Research, 150, 68-74.
Khan, S. & Timney, B. (2007). Alcohol slows interhemispheric transmission, increases the flash lag effect, and prolongs masking: Evidence for a slowing of neural processing and transmission. Vision Research, 47, 1821-1832.
Khan, S., & Timney B. (2007) Alcohol does not affect dark adaptation or luminance increment thresholds. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 68, 493-502.
Johnston, K.D. & Timney, B. (2008). Effects of acute alcohol consumption on a psychophysical measure of lateral inhibition in human vision. Vision Research, 48,1539-1544.
Tel: (519) 661-3830 x83830
Website: Vilis Lab
Medical Biophysics, Ophthalmology, Physiology & Pharmacology, Psychology
- The function and interaction of brain areas involved in vision and directing motor actions
Strother, L.,Lavell, C. and Vilis, T. (2012). Figure-ground representation and its decay in primary visual cortex
. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Strother L, Mathuranath PS, Aldcroft A, Lavell C, Goodale MA, Vilis T. (2011). Face Inversion Reduces the Persistence of Global Form and its Neural Correlates. PLoS ONE
6(4): e18705. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018705.
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