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A regression framework for brain network distance metrics.
Tomlinson CE, Laurienti PJ, Lyday RG, Simpson SL.
Netw Neurosci. 2022 Feb 1;6(1):49-68. doi: 10.1162/netn_a_00214.
Longitudinal relationship of baseline functional brain networks with intentional weight loss in older adults.
Burdette JH, Bahrami M, Laurienti PJ, Simpson SL, Nicklas BJ, Fanning J, Rejeski WJ.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 Apr;30(4):902-910. doi: 10.1002/oby.23396.
Altered Default Mode Network Associated with Pesticide Exposure in Latinx Children from Rural Farmworker Families.
Bahrami M, Simpson SL, Burdette JH, Lyday RG, Quandt SA, Chen H, Arcury TA, Laurienti PJ.
Neuroimage. 2022 Apr 13:119179. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119179. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35429626.
A mixed-modeling framework for whole-brain dynamic network analysis.
Bahrami M, Laurienti PJ, Shappell HM, Dagenbach D, Simpson SL.
Network Neuroscience 2022; 6 (2): 591–613. doi:
Brain Network Analysis: A Review on Multivariate Analytical Methods.
Bahrami M, Laurienti PJ, Shappell H, Simpson SL.
Brain Connect. 2022 Aug 25. doi: 10.1089/brain.2022.0007.
Aging and neural vulnerabilities in overeating: A conceptual overview and model to guide treatment.
Rejeski WJ, Laurienti PJ, Bahrami M, Fanning, J, Simpson SL, Burdette JH.
Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci. Rep. 2022;1:e39. doi: 10.1002/pcn5.39
A Mixed-Modeling Framework for Whole-Brain Dynamic Network Analysis.
Bahrami M, Laurienti PJ, Shappell HM, Simpson SL.
bioRxiv 2021; doi:
Effects of an Allostatic Closed-Loop Neurotechnology (HIRREM) on Brain Functional Connectivity Laterality in Military-Related Traumatic Stress.
Dagenbach D, Tegeler CH, Morgan AR, Laurienti PJ, Tegeler CL, Lee SW, Gerdes L, Simpson SL.
J Neuroimaging. 2021 Jan 6. doi: 10.1111/jon.12825.
Influence of Heart Rate Variability on Abstinence-Related Changes in Brain State in Everyday Drinkers.
Peterson H, Mayhugh RE, Bahrami M, Rejeski WJ, Simpson SL, Heilman K, Porges SW, Laurienti PJ.
Brain Sci. 2021, 11, 817. brainsci11060817
Embedding Functional Brain Networks in Low Dimensional Spaces Using Manifold Learning Techniques.
Casanova R, Lyday RG, Bahrami M, Burdette JH, Simpson SL, Laurienti PJ.
Front Neuroinform. 2021 Dec 24;15:740143. doi: 10.3389/fninf.2021.740143.
North Carolina Cognition Conference, February 2023.
Brain Working Memory Network Indices as Landmark of Intelligence.
Mohammad Reza Khodaei, Paul LaurientiDale Dagenbach, Sean Simpson.
Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) (virtual conference), June 2022.
Differences in semantic interpretation of desire and craving in healthy alcohol consumers.
Hope Peterson, Veach L, Sean Simpson, Fanning J, Paul Laurienti, Gauvin L.
Society for Neuroscience, an Francisco, CA, USA, November 2022.
Alterations in functional connectivity within the Default Mode, Salience, and Motor networks during alcohol cue viewing following alcohol abstinence.
Hope Peterson, Robert Lyday, Tomlinson C, Rejeski WJ, Sean Simpson, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti.
New England Science Symposium (NESS) (virtual conference), May 2021.
Heartbeat counting is not associated with subjective interoceptive awareness or autonomic function in daily drinkers.
Hope Peterson, Sean Simpson, Paul Laurienti, Rejeski WJ.
Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) (virtual conference), July 2020.
Differential functional brain network topology during periods of normal drinking and abstinence in moderate to heavy alcohol consumers.
Hope Peterson, Mohsen Bahrami, Sean Simpson, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.