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Landsiedel, J., & Gilbert, S.J. (2015). Creating external reminders for delayed intentions: Dissociable influence on “task-positive” and “task-negative” brain networks. NeuroImage , 104, 231-240.


Agnew, Z.K., van de Koot, H., McGettigan, C., Scott, S.K. (2014). Do sentences with unaccusative verbs involve syntactic movement? Evidence from neuroimaging. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience.Oct 21, 2014; 29(9): 1035–1045. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2014.887125.

Bazargani N, Hillebrandt HF, Christoff K, Dumontheil I.(2014). Developmental changes in effective connectivity associated with relational reasoning . Human Brain Mapping, 35(7), 3262-76.

Chamberlain, R., McManus, I.C., Brunswick, N., Rankin, Q., Riley H. & Kanai, R. (2014). Drawing on the right side of the brain: a voxel-based morphometry analysis of observational drawing. NeuroImage, 96, 167-173.

Charpentier CJ, Moutsiana C, Garrett N, Sharot T (2014) The brain's temporal dynamics from a collective decision to individual action. Journal of Neuroscience 34(17): 5816-5823.

de Bourbon-Teles, J., Bentley, P., Koshino, S., Dutta, A., Shah, K., Malhotra, P., Egner, T., Husain, T., Soto, D. (2014). Thalamic control of human attention driven by memory and learning . Current Biology, 4: 993-9.

Dekker, T.M., Mareschal, D., Johnsn, M.J. & Sereno, M. I. (2014) Picturing words? Sensorimotor cortex activation for printed words in child and adult readers. Brain and Language, 139, 58-67.

Ditye, T., Kanai, R., Bahrami, B., Muggleton, N.G., Rees, G. & Walsh, V. (2013). Rapid changes in brain structure predict improvements induced by perceptual learning. NeuroImage, 81, 205-212.

Dumontheil I.(2014). Development of abstract thinking during childhood and adolescence: The role of rostrolateral prefrontal cortex. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 10:57-76. (review of papers that used data collected at BUCNI)

Dutta, A., Shah, K., Silvanto, J., Soto, D. (2014). Neural basis of non-conscious visual working memory. Neuroimage, 91, 336-43.

Evans, S., Kyong, J., Rosen, S., Golestani, N., Warren, J.E., McGettigan, C., Mourao-Miranda, J., Wise, R.J.S., Scott, S.K. (2014). The pathways for intelligible speech: multivariate and univariate perspectives. Cerebral Cortex, 24(9), 2350-2361.

Filimon F., Rieth C.A., Sereno M.I., Cottrell G.W. (2014). Observed, Executed, and Imagined Action Representations can be Decoded From Ventral and Dorsal Areas. Cerebral Cortex, 26. pii: bhu110. [Epub ahead of print]

Goddings AL, Mills KL, Clasen LS, Giedd JN, Viner RM, Blakemore SJ. (2014). The influence of puberty on subcortical brain development. Neuroimage 88: 242-51. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.09.073.

Greene, C.M., Flannery O., Soto, D. (2014). Distinct parietal sites mediate the influences of mood, arousal, and their interaction on human recognition memory. Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience_14(4):1327-39. doi: 10.3758/s13415-014-0266-y.

Hayashi, M.J., Kantele, M., Walsh, V., Carlson, S., & Kanai, R. (2014). Dissociable neuroanatomical correlates of subsecond and suprasecond time perception . Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience , 26(8), 1685-1693.

Kawabata Duncan, K. J., Twomey, T., Parker Jones, O., Seghier, M., Sakai, K., Price, C. J., Devlin, J. T. (2014) Inter- and intrahemispheric connectivity differences when reading Japanese Kanji and Hiragana. Cerebral Cortex. 24(6):1601-8. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht015.

Krishnan, S., Leech, R., Mercure, E., Lloyd-Fox, S., Dick, F. (2014). Convergent and Divergent fMRI Responses in Children and Adults to Increasing Language Production Demands. Cerebral Cortex. pii: bhu120. [Epub ahead of print]

Kyong, J., Scott, S.K., Rosen, S., Howe, T., Agnew, Z.K., McGettigan, C. (2014). Exploring the roles of spectral detail and intonation contour in speech intelligibility: An fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience , 26(8), 1748-1763.

Loh, K.-K., & Kanai, R. (2014). Higher media multi-tasking activity is associated with decreased gray-matter density in the anterior cingulate cortex. PLoS One, 9(9): e106698.

Lutti, A., Dick, F., Sereno, M. I., & Weiskopf, N. (2014). Using high-resolution quantitative mapping of R1 as an index of cortical myelination. Neuroimage 93 Pt 2:176-88. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.06.005. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

Lyness R.C., Alvarez I., Sereno M.I., MacSweeney M. (2014). Microstructural differences in the thalamus and thalamic radiations in the congenitally deaf. Neuroimage 100:347-57. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.05.077.

McGettigan, C., Eisner, F., Agnew, Z. K., Manly, T., Wisbey, D., & Scott, S. K. (2014). T'ain't What You Say, It's the Way That You Say It-Left Insula and Inferior Frontal Cortex Work in Interaction with Superior Temporal Regions to Control the Performance of Vocal Impersonations. J Cogn Neurosci. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00427.

O’Nions, E., Sebastian, C., McCrory, E., Chantiluke, K., Happé, F. & Viding, E. (2014). Neural bases of Theory of Mind in children with autism spectrum disorders and children with conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits. Developmental Science, 17, 786-796.

Pitcher, D. (2014). Discriminating facial expressions takes longer in the posterior superior temporal sulcus than in the occipital face area. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(27), 9173-9177.

Pitcher, D., Duchaine, B., & Walsh, V. (2014). Combined TMS and fMRI reveals dissociable cortical pathways for dynamic and static face perception. Current Biology, 24(17), 2066-2070.

Rezlescu, C., Barton, J. J., Pitcher, D., & Duchaine, B. (2014). Normal acquisition of expertise with a novel object class in two cases of acquired prosopagnosia. PNAS, 111(14), 5123-5128. Commentary in PNAS, 111(28), 10023.

Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J., Dadds, M. R., Cecil, C. A., Lockwood, P. L., Hyde, Z. H., . . . Viding, E. (2014). Neural responses to fearful eyes in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Psychol Med, 1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0033291713000482.

Sereno, M.I. and R.-S. Huang (2014). Multisensory maps in parietal cortex. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 24(1):39-46. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2013.08.014.

Sliwinska, M., James, A., and Devlin, J. T. (2014). Inferior parietal lobule contributions to visual word recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. Supplemental information is available regarding the TMS-based functional localisation process.

Sliwinska, M., Vitello, S. and Devlin, J. T. (2014) Transcranial magnetic stimulation for investigating causal brain-behavioral relationships and their time course. Journal of Visualized Experiments.

Vigliocco, G., Kousta,S., Della Rosa, P.A., Vinson,D.P., Tettamanti,M., Devlin, J. T., and Cappa, S F. (2014) The neural representation of abstract words: The role of emotion. Cerebral Cortex. 24(7):1767-77. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht025.

Vitello, S., Warren, J. E., Devlin, J. T., & Rodd,J.M. (2014). Roles of frontal and temporal regions in reinterpreting semantically ambiguous sentences. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8 (JULY). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00530.

White SJ, Frith U, Rellecke J, Al Noor Z & Gilbert SJ (2014). Autistic adolescents show atypical activation of the brain’s mentalizing system even without a prior history of mentalizing problems. Neuropsychologia ,56, 17-25. (This paper won the 2014 British Psychological Society Neil O'Connor Award)


Agnew, Z. K., McGettigan, C., Banks, B., and Scott, S. K. (2013). Articulatory movements modulate auditory responses to speech. Neuroimage, 73: 191-9.

Barbalat, G., Bazargani, N., & Blakemore, S. J. (2013). The influence of prior expectations on emotional face perception in adolescence. Cereb Cortex , 23(7), 1542-1551. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs140.

Cardin, V., Orfanidou, E., Ronnberg, J., Capek, C. M., Rudner, M., & Woll, B.(2013). Dissociating cognitive and sensory neural plasticity in human superior temporal cortex. Nat Commun, 4, 1473. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2463.

Cohen Kadosh, K., Johnson, M. H., Henson, R. N., Dick, F., & Blakemore, S. J. (2013). Differential face-network adaptation in children, adolescents and adults. Neuroimage, 69, 11-20. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.11.060.

Cohen Kadosh, K., Johnson, M. H., Dick, F., Cohen Kadosh, R., & Blakemore, S. J. (2013). Effects of age, task performance, and structural brain development on face processing. Cereb Cortex, 23(7), 1630-1642. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs150.

De Brito, S. A., Viding, E., Sebastian, C. L., Kelly, P. A., Mechelli, A., Maris, H., & McCrory, E. J. (2013). Reduced orbitofrontal and temporal grey matter in a community sample of maltreated children. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 54(1), 105-112. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02597.

Hillebrandt, H., Dumontheil, I., Blakemore, S. J., & Roiser, J. P. (2013). Dynamic causal modelling of effective connectivity during perspective taking in a communicative task. Neuroimage, 76, 116-124. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.02.072.

Howard, L. R., Kumaran, D., Olafsdottir, H. F., & Spiers, H. J. (2013). Dissociation between dorsal and ventral posterior parietal cortical responses to incidental changes in natural scenes. PLoS One, 8(7), e67988. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067988.

Kelly, P. A., Viding, E., Wallace, G. L., Schaer, M., De Brito, S. A., Robustelli, B., & McCrory, E. J. (in press). Cortical Thickness, Surface Area, and Gyrification Abnormalities in Children Exposed to Maltreatment: Neural Markers of Vulnerability? Biological Psychiatry, 74(11):845-52. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.06.020.

Lockwood, P. L., Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J., Hyde, Z. H., Gu, X., De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2013). Association of callous traits with reduced neural response to others' pain in children with conduct problems. Curr Biol, 23(10), 901-905. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.018.

McCrory, E. J., De Brito, S. A., Kelly, P. A., Bird, G., Sebastian, C. L., Mechelli, A., . . . Viding, E. (2013). Amygdala activation in maltreated children during pre-attentive emotional processing. Br J Psychiatry, 202(4), 269-276. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.116624.

McGettigan, C., Walsh, E., Jessop, R., Agnew, Z. K., Sauter, D. A., Warren, J. E., & Scott, S. K. (2013). Individual Differences in Laughter Perception Reveal Roles for Mentalizing and Sensorimotor Systems in the Evaluation of Emotional Authenticity. Cereb Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht227.

Nagy, Z., Alexander, D. C., Thomas, D. L., Weiskopf, N., & Sereno, M. I. (2013). Using high angular resolution diffusion imaging data to discriminate cortical regions. PLoS One, 8(5), e63842. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063842.

Pitzalis, S., Sereno, M. I., Committeri, G., Fattori, P., Galati, G., Tosoni, A., & Galletti, C. (2013). The human homologue of macaque area V6A. Neuroimage, 82, 517-530. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.06.026.

Sereno, M. I., Lutti, A., Weiskopf, N., & Dick, F. (2013). Mapping the human cortical surface by combining quantitative t1 with retinotopy. Cereb Cortex, 23(9), 2261-2268. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs213.

Smith-Collins, A. P., Fiorentini, C., Kessler, E., Boyd, H., Roberts, F., and Skuse, D. H. (2013). Specific neural correlates of successful learning and adaptation during social exchanges. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci.8(8):887-96. doi: 10.1093/scan/nss079. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Tierney, A., Dick, F., Deutsch, D., and Sereno, M. (2013). Speech versus Song: Multiple Pitch-Sensitive Areas Revealed by a Naturally Occurring Musical Illusion. Cereb Cortex, 23(2): 249-254.

Twomey, T., Kawabata Duncan, K. J., Hogan, J. S., Morita, K., Umeda, K., Sakai, K., & Devlin, J. T. (2013). Dissociating visual form from lexical frequency using Japanese. Brain Lang, 125(2), 184-193. doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2012.02.003.

Vigliocco, G., Kousta, S. T., Della Rosa, P. A., Vinson, D. P., Tettamanti, M., Devlin, J. T., & Cappa, S. F. (2013). The Neural Representation of Abstract Words: The Role of Emotion. Cereb Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht025.


Benoit, R. G., Gilbert, S. J., Frith, C. D., & Burgess, P. W. (2012). Rostral prefrontal cortex and the focus of attention in prospective memory. Cereb Cortex, 22(8), 1876-1886.

Carreiras, M., Pattamadilok, C., Meseguer, E., Barber, H., and Devlin, J. T. (2012). Broca's area plays a causal role in morphosyntactic processing. Neuropsychologia, 50(5), 816-820.

Cohen Kadosh, K., Cohen Kadosh, R., Dick, F., and Johnson, M. H. (2012). Developmental changes in effective connectivity in the emerging core face network. Cereb Cortex, 21(6), 1389-1394.

Cohen Kadosh, K., Johnson, M. H., Dick, F., Cohen Kadosh, R., and Blakemore, S. J. (2012). Effects of Age, Task Performance, and Structural Brain Development on Face Processing. Cereb Cortex, 23(7): 1630-42.

Dick, F., Tierney, A., Lutti, A., Josephs, O., Sereno, M., and Weiskopf, N. (2012). In vivo functional and myeloarchitectonic mapping of human primary auditory areas. J Neurosci, 32(46): 16095-105.

Dumontheil, I., Hillebrandt, H., Apperly, I. A., and Blakemore, S. J. (2012). Developmental differences in the control of action selection by social information. J Cogn Neurosci, 24(10), 2080-2095.

Gilbert, S. J., Armbruster, D. J., & Panagiotidi, M. (2012). Similarity between brain activity at encoding and retrieval predicts successful realization of delayed intentions. J Cogn Neurosci , 24(1), 93-105.

Huang, R. S., Chen, C. F., Tran, A. T., Holstein, K. L., & Sereno, M. I. (2012). Mapping multisensory parietal face and body areas in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A , 109(44), 18114-18119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1207946109.

Mancini, F., Haggard, P., Iannetti, G. D., Longo, M. R., & Sereno, M. I. (2012). Fine-grained nociceptive maps in primary somatosensory cortex. Neurosci, 32(48), 17155-17162. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3059-12.2012.

McGettigan, C., Evans, S., Rosen, S., Agnew, Z. K., Shah, P., and Scott, S. K. (2012). An application of univariate and multivariate approaches in FMRI to quantifying the hemispheric lateralization of acoustic and linguistic processes. J Cogn Neurosci, 24(3), 636-652.

McGettigan, C., Faulkner, A., Altarelli, I., Obleser, J., Baverstock, H., and Scott, S. K. (2012). Speech comprehension aided by multiple modalities: behavioural and neural interactions. Neuropsychologia, 50(5), 762-776.

Press, C., Catmur, C., Cook, R., Widmann, H., Heyes, C., & Bird, G. (2012). FMRI evidence of 'mirror' responses to geometric shapes. PLoS One, 7(12), e51934. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051934.

Rezlescu, C., Pitcher, D., & Duchaine, B. (2012). Acquired prosopagnosia with spared within-class object recognition but impaired recognition of degraded basic-level objects. Cogn Neuropsychol, 29(4), 325-347. doi: 10.1080/02643294.2012.749223.

Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J., Cecil, C. A., Lockwood, P. L., De Brito, S. A., Fontaine, N. M., et al. (2012). Neural responses to affective and cognitive theory of mind in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 69(8), 814-822.

Sliwinska, M. W., Khadilkar, M., Campbell-Ratcliffe, J., Quevenco, F., and Devlin, J. T. (2012). Early and sustained supramarginal gyrus contributions to phonological processing. Front Psychol, 3, 161.

Viding, E., Sebastian, C. L., Dadds, M. R., Lockwood, P. L., Cecil, C. A. M., DeBrito, S., McCrory, E. J. (2012). Amygdala response to preattentive masked fear is associated with callous-unemotional traits in children with conduct problems. American Journal of Psychiatry,169, 1109–1116.


Agnew, Z. K., McGettigan, C., and Scott, S. K. (2011). Discriminating between auditory and motor cortical responses to speech and nonspeech mouth sounds. J Cogn Neurosci, 23(12), 4038-4047.

Benoit, R. G., Gilbert, S. J., and Burgess, P. W. (2011). A neural mechanism mediating the impact of episodic prospection on farsighted decisions. J Neurosci, 31(18), 6771-6779.

Dekker, T., Mareschal, D., Sereno, M. I., and Johnson, M. H. (2011). Dorsal and ventral stream activation and object recognition performance in school-age children. Neuroimage, 57(3): 659-70.

Gilbert, S. J. (2011). Decoding the content of delayed intentions. J Neurosci, 31(8), 2888-2894.

Howard, L. R., Kumaran, D., Olafsdottir, H. F., and Spiers, H. J. (2011). Double Dissociation between Hippocampal and Parahippocampal Responses to Object-Background Context and Scene Novelty. J Neurosci, 31(14), 5253-5261.

Kawabata Duncan, K. J., and Devlin, J. T. (2011). Improving the reliability of functional localizers. Neuroimage, 57(3), 1022-1030.

Kelley, T. A., and Lavie, N. (2011). Working memory load modulates distractor competition in primary visual cortex. Cereb Cortex, 21(3), 659-665.

McCrory, E. J., De Brito, S. A., Sebastian, C. L., Mechelli, A., Bird, G., Kelly, P. A., et al. (2011). Heightened neural reactivity to threat in child victims of family violence. Curr Biol, 21(23), R947-948.

McGettigan, C., Warren, J. E., Eisner, F., Marshall, C. R., Shanmugalingam, P., and Scott, S. K. (2011). Neural correlates of sublexical processing in phonological working memory. J Cogn Neurosci, 23(4), 961-977.

Sebastian, C. L., Tan, G. C., Roiser, J. P., Viding, E., Dumontheil, I., and Blakemore, S. J. (2011). Developmental influences on the neural bases of responses to social rejection: implications of social neuroscience for education. Neuroimage, 57(3), 686-694.

Taylor, P. C., Muggleton, N. G., Kalla, R., Walsh, V., and Eimer, M. (2011). TMS of the right angular gyrus modulates priming of pop-out in visual search: combined TMS-ERP evidence. J Neurophysiol, 106(6), 3001-3009.

Twomey, T., Kawabata Duncan, K. J., Price, C. J., and Devlin, J. T. (2011). Top-down modulation of ventral occipito-temporal responses during visual word recognition. Neuroimage, 55(3), 1242-1251.

Vetter, P., Butterworth, B., and Bahrami, B. (2011). A candidate for the attentional bottleneck: set-size specific modulation of the right TPJ during attentive enumeration. J Cogn Neurosci, 23(3), 728-736.

Woodhead, Z. V., Wise, R. J., Sereno, M., and Leech, R. (2011). Dissociation of Sensitivity to Spatial Frequency in Word and Face Preferential Areas of the Fusiform Gyrus. Cereb Cortex, 21(10): 2307-2312..


Adank, P., and Devlin, J. T. (2010). On-line plasticity in spoken sentence comprehension: Adapting to time-compressed speech. Neuroimage, 49(1), 1124-1132.

Banissy, M. J., Sauter, D. A., Ward, J., Warren, J. E., Walsh, V., & Scott, S. K. (2010). Suppressing sensorimotor activity modulates the discrimination of auditory emotions but not speaker identity. J Neurosci, 30(41), 13552-13557.

Benoit, R. G., Gilbert, S. J., Volle, E., and Burgess, P. W. (2010). When I think about me and simulate you: medial rostral prefrontal cortex and self-referential processes. Neuroimage, 50(3), 1340-1349.

Cohen Kadosh, K., Henson, R. N., Cohen Kadosh, R., Johnson, M. H., and Dick, F. (2010). Task-dependent activation of face-sensitive cortex: an fMRI adaptation study. J Cogn Neurosci, 22(5), 903-917.

Dumontheil, I., Hassan, B., Gilbert, S. J., and Blakemore, S. J. (2010). Development of the selection and manipulation of self-generated thoughts in adolescence. J Neurosci, 30(22), 7664-7671.

Dumontheil, I., Houlton, R., Christoff, K., and Blakemore, S. J. (2010). Development of relational reasoning during adolescence. Dev Sci, 13(6), F15-24.

Dumontheil, I., Kuster, O., Apperly, I. A., and Blakemore, S. J. (2010). Taking perspective into account in a communicative task. Neuroimage, 52(4), 1574-1583.

Duncan, K. J., Pattamadilok, C., and Devlin, J. T. (2010). Investigating occipito-temporal contributions to reading with TMS. J Cogn Neurosci, 22(4), 739-750.

Eisner, F., McGettigan, C., Faulkner, A., Rosen, S., and Scott, S. K. (2010). Inferior frontal gyrus activation predicts individual differences in perceptual learning of cochlear-implant simulations. J Neurosci, 30(21), 7179-7186.

Gilbert, S. J., Zamenopoulos, T., Alexiou, K., and Johnson, J. H. (2010). Involvement of right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in ill-structured design cognition: an fMRI study. Brain Res, 1312, 79-88.

Pattamadilok, C., Knierim, I. N., Kawabata Duncan, K. J., and Devlin, J. T. (2010). How does learning to read affect speech perception? J Neurosci, 30(25), 8435-8444.

Taylor, P. C., Walsh, V., and Eimer, M. (2010). The neural signature of phosphene perception . Hum Brain Mapp, 31(9), 1408-1417.

Volle, E., Gilbert, S. J., Benoit, R. G., and Burgess, P. W. (2010). Specialization of the rostral prefrontal cortex for distinct analogy processes. Cereb Cortex, 20(11), 2647-2659.


Alexiou, K., Zamenopoulos, T., Johnson, J.H., and Gilbert, S.J. (2009). Exploring the neurological basis of design cognition using brain imaging: some preliminary results. Design Studies, 30(6), 623-647.

Duncan, K. J., Pattamadilok, C., Knierim, I. and Devlin, J. T. (2009). Consistency and variability in functional localisers. NeuroImage, 46(4), 1018-1026.

Leech, R., Holt, L. L., Devlin, J. T. and Dick, F. (2009). Expertise with artificial nonspeech sounds recruits speech-sensitive cortical regions. J Neurosci 29(16), 5234-5239.

Pitcher, D., Charles, L., Devlin, J. T., Walsh, V., and Duchaine, B. (2009). Triple dissociation of faces, bodies, and objects in extrastriate cortex. Curr Biol 19(4), 319-324.