child psychiatric disorders
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3T fMRI scanner
Any time / year round
- Movie + OCD = This project creates and tests a novel movie stimulus designed specifically to evoke symptoms of OCD while participants are undergoing fMRI scans. The goal is to identify a disorder-specific network that has clinical relevance at the individual-subject level. Analytic approaches will include machine-based learning algorithmes (e.g., Connectome Predictive Modeling) and intersubject approaches. The longterm goal is to turn this project into a multi-site pediatric study.
- Movie + psychotic symptoms = This project creates and tests a novel movie designed to evoke psychotic symptoms, such as paranoia, delusional thinking, and ideas of reference. The new paradigm will need to be tested behaviorally and neurally, and would ideally include a broader neurophysiological assay including eye-tracking and heart rate variability, etc. The goal of this project is to characterize neural and physiological responses to the stimulus across children and adults with psychotic symptoms.
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NeuroImage, 184, 161--170
- Stability and similarity of the pediatric connectome as developmental outcomes (2019)
- The Functional Brain Organization of an Individual Allows Prediction of Measures of Social Abilities Transdiagnostically in Autism and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (2019)
Biological Psychiatry, 86 (4), 315--326
- Movies in the magnet: Naturalistic paradigms in developmental functional neuroimaging (2018)
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- The Variability of Neural Responses to Naturalistic Videos Change with Age and Sex (2018)
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- Individual differences in functional connectivity during naturalistic viewing conditions (2017)
NeuroImage, 157, 521--530
- Shared understanding is correlated with shared neural responses in the default mode network (2017)
- The Healthy Brain Network Serial Scanning Initiative: a resource for evaluating inter-individual differences and their reliabilities across scan conditions and sessions (2017)
GigaScience, 6 (2), 1--14
- Age and sex modulate the variability of neural responses to naturalistic videos (2016)
- Polypharmacy in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: More Than the Sum of Its Parts? (2016)
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 55 (8), 641--642
- Inscapes: A movie paradigm to improve compliance in functional magnetic resonance imaging (2015)
NeuroImage, 122, 222--232
- Of Bandwagons and Bathwater: The Value of Resting State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Child Psychiatric Research (2013)
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 52 (6), 562--565
- Self, mother and abstract other: An fMRI study of reflective social processing (2008)
NeuroImage, 41 (4), 1437--1446