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Peruse select recent publications of Brain Institute Faculty and Researchers below. For expanded listings, please visit the individual pages via the buttons to the left.

+ - Compiled Peer-reviewed Publications

Schurger, A. (2018). Specific relationship between the shape of the readiness potential, subjective decision time, and waiting time predicted by an accumulator model with temporally autocorrelated input noise. eNeuro, 5(1) e0302-17.2018.

Khalighinejad, N., Schurger, A., Desantis A, Zmigrod L, Haggard P (2018). Neural precursors of self-initiated movement: convergence and noise. Neuroimage, 165: 35-47.

Evers, A. W. M., Colloca L., Blease C., Annoni M., Atlas L. Y., Benedetti F., Bingel U., Büchel C., Carvalho C., Colagiuri B., Crum A. J., Enck P., Gaab J., Geers A. L., Howick J, Jensen K. B., Kirsch I., Meissner K., Napadow V., Peerdeman K. J., Raz A., Rief W., Vase L, Wager T. D., Wampold B. E., Weimer K., Wiech K., Kaptchuk T. J., Klinger R., & Kelley J. M. (2018). Implications of Placebo and Nocebo Effects for Clinical Practice: Expert Consensus. Psychother Psychosom, 87:204-210.

Schwiedrzik, C.M., Melloni, L., Schurger, A. (2018). Mooney face stimuli for visual perception research. PLoS ONE, 13(7):e0200106.

Thériault, R., & Raz, A. (2018). Patterns of bronchial challenge testing in Canada. Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy, 54(2), 41-47. doi: 10.29390/cjrt-2018-006.

Iscan, Z., Schurger, A., Vernet, M, Sitt, J.D., Valero-Cabré, A. (2018). Pre-stimulus theta power is correlated with variation of motor-evoked potential latency: a single-pulse TMS study. Exp Brain Res, doi: 10.1007/s00221-018-5359-3.

Thibault, R. T., Lifshitz, M., & Raz, A. (2018). The climate of neurofeedback: Scientific rigour and the perils of ideology. Brain, 141(2), e11.http://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awx330.

Thibault, R. T., MacPherson, A., Lifshitz, M., Roth, R. R., & Raz, A. (2018). Neurofeedback with fMRI: A critical systematic review. NeuroImage, 172, 786–807. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.12.071.

Thibault, R. T., Veissière S., Olson, J. A., & Raz A. (2018). Treating ADHD with Suggestion: Neurofeedback and Placebo Therapeutics. Journal of Attention Disorders, 22(8), 707-711. doi: 10.1177/1087054718770012.

Landry, M., Stendel, M., Landry, M., & Raz, A. (2018). Hypnosis in palliative care: from clinical insights to the science of self-regulation. Annals of palliative medicine, 7(1).

Titiz, A.S., Hill, M.R.H., Eliashiv, D., Tchemodanov, N., Maoz, U., Stern, J., Tran, M., Mankin, E., Behnke, E., Suthana, N.A., Fried, I. (2017). Theta-Burst Microstimulation in the Human Entorhinal Area Improves Memory. eLife.

Maoz, U., & Yaffe, G. (2015). What Does Recent Neuroscience Tell Us About Criminal Responsibility? Journal of Law and the Biosciences, 3(1): 120-139.

Maoz, U., Mudrik, L., Rivlin, R., Ross, I., Mamelak, A., & Yaffe, G. (2015). On reporting the onset of the intention to move, in Alfred R. Mele, (Ed). Surrounding Free Will: Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience. Oxford University Press, 184-202.

+ - Books

Raz, A., & Rabipour, S. (Forthcoming). How (not) to train your brain. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Basbug, M., Schapire, R., Schurger, A. (In Prep). Mapping the time course of neural activity predictive of impending movement using boosting applied to M/EEG data.

Guevarra, R., Schurger, A. (In Review). A pink model of decision making.

Schurger, A., Maoz, U. (In Prep). Setting the bar for conscious will.

Raz, A., & Lifshitz, M. (2016). Hypnosis and meditation: Towards an integrative science of conscious planes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Raz, A., & Harris, C. (Eds.). (2016). Talking placebos: Modern perspectives on placebos in society. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Raz, A. (1998). A popular guide to higher brain functions. Tel Aviv: The Open University of Israel Press (in Hebrew).

+ - Media

The following four quadrant table features: upper left quadrant provides an image of and link to Dr. Amir Raz's Keynote address at the Opening Convocation for the class of 2023; the upper right quadrant contains an image of two RX drugs and links to an audio file of Dr. Raz discussing placebos on CBC radio; the lower left quadrant is an image of a pocket watch swinging and links to an audio file of "Is Hypnosis a Real Thing?"; the lower right quadrant is an image of and link to Dr. Raz's keynote address at the Crean College commencement ceremony.

Dr. Amir Raz's Keynote Address at Opening Convocation for the Class of 2023 Link to video of Dr. Amir Raz discussing placebos.
Link to video of Dr. Amir Raz discussing "Is Hypnosis a real thing?" Link to video of Dr. Amir Raz's Keynote Address at the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences Commencement Ceremony