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Kouptsova, J.E., Leung, R.C., Taylor, M.J.  Stimulus exposure duration alters implicit processing of neutral and emotional faces. Neuroscience, 2017, 341:154-159.

Mennella, R., Leung, R.C., Taylor, M.J., Dunkley, B.T.  Disconnection from others in autism might be more than just a feeling: Reduced functional connectivity during socio-emotional processing.  Molecular Autism, 2017 Feb 22;8:7. doi: 10.1186/s13229-017-0123-2. eCollection 2017.


Vakorin, V.A., Doesburg, S.M, Leung, R.C., Vogan, V.M., Anagnostou, E., Taylor, M.J.  Developmental trajectories of resting neuromagnetic rhythms and network synchrony in typical and autistic populations.  Annals of Neurology, 2017 Feb;81(2):199-211. doi: 10.1002/ana.24836. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

Young, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Whyte, H.E.A., Lee, W., Smith, M.L., Sled, J.G., Taylor, M.J.  Early longitudinal development of white matter tracts and outcomes in very preterm children.  Cerebral Cortex, 2016, epub ahead of print doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw221

Ibrahim, G.M., Morgan, B.R, Vogan, V.M., Leung, R.C., Anagnostou, E., Taylor, M.J.  Mapping the network of neuropsychological impairment in children with autism spectrum disorder: A graph theoretical analysis. JADD, 2016, 46(12):3770-3777.

Duerden, E.G., Lee, M., Chow; S., Sato, J., Mak-Fan, K., Taylor, M.J.  Neural correlates of reward processing in typical and atypical development.  Child Neurology Open, 2016, 3: 1-10.

Dunkley, B.T, Pang, E.W., Sedge, P.A., Grodecki, R.J., Jetly, R., Doesburg, S.M, Taylor, M.J.  Alpha hypersynchrony and atypical memory processes in soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder.  J. Neuroimaging in Psychiatry & Neurology (JNPN), 2016, in press http://dx.doi.org/10.17756/jnpn.2016-007

Vakorin V.A., Doesburg, S.M., Da Costa, L., Jetly, R., Pang, E.W., Taylor, M.J.  Detecting mild traumatic brain injury using resting state magnetoencephalographic connectivity.  PLoS Comput. Biol., 2016, 12(12):e1004914.

Mossad, S., AuCoin-Power, M., Urbain, C.M., Smith M.L., Taylor, M.J.  Thinking about the thoughts of others; temporal and spatial neural activation during false belief reasoning.  NeuroImage, 2016, 134:320-327.

Ameis, S.H., Lerch, J.P., Taylor, M.J., Lee, W., Viviano, J.D., Pipitone, J., Nazeri A, Croarkin, P.E., Voineskos, A.N., Lai, M.C., Crosbie, J., Brian, J., Soreni, N., Schachar, R., Szatmari, P., Arnold, P.D., Anagnostou, E. A diffusion tensor imaging study in children with ADHD, ASD, OCD and matched controls: Distinct and non-distinct white matter disruption and dimensional brain-behavior relationships.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 2016, 173:1213–1222.

Sussman, D., Pang, E.W., Jetly, R., Dunkley, B.T, Taylor, M.J.  Neuroanatomical features in soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder.  BMC Neuroscience, 2016, 31; 17:13.

Wilkinson, A.A., Simic, N., Frndova, H., Taylor, M.J., Choong, K., Fraser, D., Campbell, C., Dhanani, S., Kuehn, S., Beauchamp, M.H., Farrell, C., Anderson, V., Guerguerian, A,M,, Dennis, M., Schachar, R., Hutchison, J.S., Attention and Traumatic Brain Injury (ATBI) Investigators.  Serum biomarkers help predict attention problems in critically ill children with traumatic brain injury.  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2016, 17(7):638-648.

Young, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Moore, A.M., Whyte, H.E.A., Smith, M.L., Taylor, M.J.  Associations of perinatal clinical and magnetic resonance imaging measures with developmental outcomes in children born very preterm.  Journal of Pediatrics, 2016,170, 90-96.

Sussman, D., Leung, R.C., Chakravarty, M.M. Lerch, J.P., Taylor, M.J.  The developing human brain: Age-related changes in cortical, subcortical and cerebellar anatomy.  Brain & Behavior, 2016, (4):e00457.

Vogan, V.M., Morgan, B.R., Leung, R.C., Anagnostou, E., Doyle-Thomas, K., Taylor, M.J.  Widespread white matter differences in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  JADD, 2016, 17, 19-27.

Urbain, C.M., Vogan, V.M., Ye, A.X., Pang, E.W., Doesburg, S.M., Taylor, M.J.  Desynchronization of fronto-temporal networks during working memory processing in children with autism.  Human Brain Mapping, 2016, 7(1):153-164.

Pavaine*, J., Young*, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Raybaud, C., Shroff, M.M., Taylor, M.J.  Diffusion tensor imaging based assessment of white matter tracts and visual motor outcomes in very preterm neonates.  Neuroradiology, 2016, 58(3), 301-310.

Pang, E.W., Dunkley, B.T, Doesburg, S.M., Da Costa, L., Taylor, M.J.  Reduced brain connectivity and mental flexibility in mild traumatic brain injury.  Annals Clinical and Translational Neurology, 2016, 3(2), 124-131.

Mišić, B., Dunkley, B.T., Sedge, P.A., da Costa, L., Fatima, Z., Berman, M.G., Doesburg, S.M., McIntosh, A.R, Grodecki, R., Jetly, R., Pang, E.W., Taylor, M.J.  Posttraumatic stress constrains the dynamic repertoire of neural activity.  J. Neurosci., 2016, 36(2):419-431.

Leung, R.C., Vogan, V.M., Powell, T.L., Anagnostou, E., Taylor, M.J.  The role of executive functions in social impairment in ASD.  Child Neuropsychology, 2016, 22: 336-344.

Pang, E.W., Valica, T., MacDonald, M., Taylor, M.J. Brian, J., Lerch, J.P., Anagnostou, E.  Abnormal brain dynamics underlie speech production in children with autism spectrum disorder.  Autism Research, 2016, 9(2), 249-261.

Vogan, V.M., Morgan, B.R, Powell, T.L., Smith, M.L., Taylor, M.J.  The neurodevelopmental differences of increasing verbal working memory demand in children and adults.  Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2016, 17:19-27.

Dunkley, B.T, Pang, E.W., Sedge, P.A., Jetly, R., Doesburg, S.M., Taylor, M.J.  Threatening faces evoke fear circuitry hypersynchrony in soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder.  Helyion, 2016, 2(1), e00063.

Lee, W., Al Dossary, H., Raybaud, C., Young, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Whyte, H.E.A., Sled, J.G., Taylor, M.J., Shroff, M.M.  Longitudinal cerebellar growth following very preterm birth.  J Magn Reson Imaging, 2016, 43(6):1462-73.


Dunkley, B.T, Doesburg, S.M, Jetly, R., Sedge, P.A., Pang, E.W. Taylor, M.J.  Characterising intra-and inter-intrinsic network synchrony in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.  Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 2015, 234(2):172-81.

Ye, A.X., AuCoin-Power, M. Taylor, M.J. Doesburg, S.M.  Disconnected neuromagnetic networks in children born very preterm.  NeuroImage: Clinical, 2015, 9, 376-384.

Ibrahim, G.M. Morgan, B.R., Smith, M.L., Kerr, E., Donner, E.J., Go, C., Doesburg, S.M., Taylor, M.J., Widjaja, E., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C.  Thalamocortical connectivity is enhanced following hemispherectomy for intractable lateralized epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 2015, 51:281-285.

Urbain, C.M., Pang, E.W., Taylor, M.J.  Spatiotemporal signatures of working memory brain processes in autism. Translational Psychiatry, 2015, 5:e617.

Todd, R.M., MacDonald, M.J., Sedge, P.A., Robertson, A., Jetly, R., Taylor, M.J., Pang, E.W.  Soldiers with PTSD see a world full of threat: MEG reveals enhanced tuning to combat-related cues.  Biological Psychiatry, 2015, 78(12):821-829.

Sussman, D., Leung, R.C., Vogan, V.M., Lee, W., Trelle, S., Lin, S.Y., Cassel, D.B., Chakravarty, M.M., Lerch, J.P., Anagnostou, E., Taylor, M.J.  The Autism Puzzle: diffuse but not pervasive neuroanatomical features in children with ASD.  NeuroImage: Clinical, 2015, 8 170–179.

Dunkley, B.T., Sedge, P.A., Doesburg, S.M., Grodecki, R.J., Jetly, R., Shek, P.N., Taylor, M.J., Pang, E.W.  Theta, mental flexibility and PTSD: connecting in the parietal cortex.  PloS One, 2015, April 24, 10(4):e0123541.

Young, J.M., Powell, T.L., Morgan, B.R., Card, D., Smith, M.L., Sled, J.G., Taylor, M.J.  Deep grey matter growth predicts neurodevelopmental outcomes in very preterm children.  NeuroImage, 2015, 111: 360-368.

Dunkley, B.T, Da Costa, L., Doesburg, S.M, Robertson, A., Pang, E.W., Taylor, M.J.  Low-frequency amplitude coupling distinguishes mild traumatic brain injury.  NeuroImage: Clinical, 2015, 7: 611-621.

Duerden E.G., Taylor, M.J., Lee, M., McGrath, P.A., Davis, K.D., Roberts, S.W.  Decreased sensitivity to thermal stimuli in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: relation to symptomatology and cognitive ability.  J. of Pain, 2015, 16(5):463-7.

Nossin-Manor, R., Card, D., Raybaud, C., Taylor, M.J., Sled, J.G.  Cerebral maturation in the early preterm period - a magnetization transfer and diffusion tensor imaging study using voxel-based analysis.  Neuroimage, 2015, 112, 30-42.

Stiver M.L., Kamino, D., Guo, T., Thompson, A., Duerden, E.G., Taylor, M.J., Tam, E.W.Y.  Maternal postsecondary education associated with improved cerebellar growth after preterm birth.  J. of Child Neurology, 2015; 30(12):1633-9. 

Ibrahim, G.M. Morgan, B.R., Doesburg, S.M., Taylor, M.J., Pang, E.W., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C.  Atypical language laterality is associated with large-scale disruption of network integration in children with medically-intractable localization-related epilepsy.  Cortex, 2015; 65:83-88.

da Costa, L., Robertson, A., Bethune, A., MacDonald, M.J., Shek, P.N., Taylor, M. J., Pang, E.W.  Delayed and disorganized brain activation detected with magnetoencephalography after mild traumatic brain injury.  J. Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 2015, 86(9):1008-15.  Epub 2014 Oct 16.

Mišić, B., Doesburg, S.M., Fatima, Z., Vidal, J., Vakorin, V.A., Taylor, M.J., McIntosh, A.R.  Coordinated information generation and mental flexibility: large-scale network disruption in children with autism.  Cerebral Cortex, 2015, 25(9):2815-27.  


Leung, R.C., Pang, E.W., Cassel, D., Brian J.A., Smith, M.L., Taylor, M.J.  Early neural activation during facial affect processing in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  NeuroImage: Clinical, 2014, 7:203-12.

Powell, T.L., Vogan, V. M., Arsalidou, M., Taylor, M.J.  Controlled interference and assessments of developmental working memory capacity: evidence from the letter and colour matching tasks.  Child Development Research, 2014, 6(1):19.

Leung, R.C., Ye, A.X., Wong, S.M., Taylor, M.J. Doesburg, S.M.  Reduced beta connectivity during emotional face processing in adolescents with autism.  Molecular Autism, 2014, 5(1):51.

Vara, A.S., Pang, E.W., Vidal, J., Anagnostou, E., Taylor M.J.  Neural mechanisms of inhibitory control continue to mature in adolescence.  Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2014, 10:129–139.

Bangel, K., Batty, M., Ye, A.X., Meaux, E., Taylor, M.J., Doesburg, S.M.  Reduced beta band connectivity during number estimation in autism.  NeuroImage: Clinical, 2014, 6:202-13.

Dunkley, B.T., Doesburg, S.M., Sedge, P.A., Grodecki, R.J., Shek, P.N., Pang, E.W., Taylor, M.J.  Resting state hippocampal connectivity correlates with symptom severity in post-traumatic stress disorder.  Neuroimage: Clinical, 2014, 5:377-384.

Ye, A.X. Leung, R.C., Schäfer, C.B., Taylor, M.J. Doesburg, S.M.  Atypical resting coherence in autism spectrum disorder.  Human Brain Mapping, 2014, 35(12):6049-66.

Vogan, V.M., Morgan, B.R., Lee, W., Smith, M.L., Taylor, M.J.  The neural correlates of visuo-spatial working memory in children with autism spectrum disorder: effects of cognitive load.  J. Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 2014, 6:19.

Pang, E.W., Sedge, P.A., Grodecki, R.J., Robertson, A., MacDonald, M.J., Jetly, R., Shek, P.N., Taylor, M.J.  Colour or shape: examination of neural processes underlying mental flexibility in posttraumatic stress disorder.  Translational Psychiatry, 2014, 4, e421.

Ibrahim, G.M., Morgan B.R., Lee, W., Smith, M.L. Donner, E., Wang, F., Beers, C., Federic, P., Taylor, M.J., Doesburg, S.M., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C.III.  Impaired development of intrinsic connectivity networks in children with medically-intractable focal epilepsy.  Human Brain Mapping, 2014, 35(11):5686-5700.

Taylor, M.J., Doesburg, S.M., Pang, E.W.  Neuromagnetic vistas into typical and atypical development of frontal lobe functions.  Frontiers: Human Neuroscience, 2014, vol 8, # 453.

Ibrahim, G.M. Cassel, D. Morgan, B.R., Smith, M.L., Otsubo, H., Ochi, A., Taylor, M.J., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C., Doesburg, S.M.  Resilience of developing brain networks to interictal epileptiform discharges is associated with cognitive outcome.  Brain, 2014, 137(Pt 10):2690-702.

Schäfer, C.B., Morgan, B.R., Ye, A.X., Taylor, M.J., Doesburg, S.M.  Oscillations, networks and their development: MEG connectivity changes with age.  Human Brain Mapping, 2014, 35(10):5249-5261.

Todd, R.M., Taylor, M.J., Cassel, D., Robertson, A., Doesburg, S.M., Lee, D.H., Shek, P., Pang, E.W.  Attending differently vs. attending more: temporal-spatial activation patterns and perceptual encoding of affective salience.  PLoS One, 2014, 9(4), e93753.

Mišić, B., Mills, T. Vakorin, V.A., Taylor, M.J., McIntosh, A.R.  Developmental trajectory of face processing revealed by integrative dynamics.  JoCN, 2014, 26(10):2416-30.

Oh, A., Vidal, J., Taylor, M.J., Pang, E.W. Neuromagnetic correlates of intra- and extra-dimensional set-shifting.  Brain & Cognition, 2014, 86 (2014) 90–97.

Meaux, E., Taylor, M.J., Pang, E.W., Vara, A.S., Batty, M.  Neural substrates of numerosity estimation in autism.  Human Brain Mapping, 2014, 35(9):4362-85.

Vara, A.S., Pang, E.W., Doyle-Thomas, K.A., Vidal, J., Taylor M.J., Anagnostou, E.  Is inhibitory control a "No-go" in adolescents with ASD?  Molecular Autism, 2014, 5:6.

Duerden EG, Card D, Roberts SW, Mak-Fan KM, Chakravarty MM, Lerch JP, Taylor M.J.  Self-injurious behaviours are associated with alterations in the somatosensory system in children with autism spectrum disorders. Brain Structure & Function, 2014, 219(4):1251-61.


Doesburg, S.M., Vidal, J., Taylor, M.J.  Reduced connectivity during set-shifting in children with autism.  Frontiers: Human Neuroscience, 2013 Nov 14; 7:785.

Taylor, M.J.  Structure and function in the premature brain: how to connect?  Neuroradiology, 2013, 55(S2):55-64.

Duerden, E.G., Taylor, M.J., Soorya, L., Wang, T., Fan, J., Anagnostou, E.  Neural correlates of response inhibition of socially relevant stimuli in adults with autism spectrum disorders.  Brain Research, 2013, 1533:80-90.

Lee, W., Morgan, B.R., Shroff, M.M., Sled, J.G., Taylor, M.J.  The development of regional functional connectivity in preterm infants into early childhood.  Neuroradiology, 2013, 55 Suppl 2:105-11.

Duerden, E.G., Taylor, M.J., Miller, S.P.  Brain development in infants born preterm: looking beyond injury.  Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, 2013, 20:65-74.

Hopf, L., Quraan, M.A., Cheung, M.J., Taylor, M.J., Ryan, J.D., Moses, S.N.  Hippocampal lateralization and memory in children and adults.  J. International Neuropsychological Society, 2013, 19(10):1042-52.

Chau ,V., Taylor, M.J., Miller, S.P.  Visual function in preterm children: how MR techniques can help see the prognosis better?  Documenta Ophthalmologica, 2013, 127 (1) 41-55.  

Duerden E.G., Lax, I.D., Card, D., Donner, E.J., Taylor, M.J.  Alterations to frontostriatal pathways in children born very preterm. Develop Medicine Child Neurology, 2013 55(10):952-8.

Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone J., Johnson J., Morris, D., Taylor, M.J.  A balancing act of the brain: activations and deactivations driven by cognitive load.  Brain & Behavior, 2013, 3(3):273-85.

Duerden, E.G. Arsalidou, M., Lee, M., Taylor, M.J.  Lateralization of affective processing in the insula.  Neuroimage, 2013, 78:159-75

Bayless, S.J., Nagata, Y., Mills, T., Taylor, M.J.  MEG measures of covert orienting and gaze processing in children.  Brain Topography, 2013, 26(4):616-626.

Card, D., Nossin-Manor, R., Moore, A.M., Raybaud, C., Sled, J.G., Taylor, M.J.  Brain metabolite concentrations associated with illness severity scores and white matter abnormalities in very preterm infants.  Pediatric Research, 2013, 74(1):75-81.

Arsalidou, M., Agostino, A., Maxwell, S., Taylor, M.J.  “I can read these colours” Orthographic manipulations and the development of the colour-word Stroop.  Frontiers in Psychology, 2013, 3:594.

Nossin-Manor R., Card, D., Morris, D., Noormohamed, S., Shroff, M.M. Whyte, H.E.A. Taylor, M.J., Sled, J.G. Quantitative MRI in the very preterm brain: assessing tissue organization and myelination using magnetization transfer, diffusion tensor and T1 imaging.  NeuroImage, 2013, 64:505-16.

Lax, I.D., Duerden E.G., Chakravarty, M., Donner, E.J., Lerch, J.P., Taylor, M.J.  Neuroanatomical consequences of very preterm birth in middle childhood.  Brain Structure & Function, 2013, 218(2):575-85.

Doyle-Thomas KA, Duerden EG, Taylor M.J, Lerch JP, Soorya LV, Wang AT, Fin J, Hollander E, Anagnostou E.  Effects of age and symptomatology on cortical thickness in autism spectrum disorders.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 2013, 7(1):141-150.

Hung, Y., Smith, M.L. Taylor, M.J.  Functional dissociation in hippocampal-prefrontal working memory systems.  Cortex, 2013, 49:961-967.  

Arsalidou, M., Duerden, E.G., Taylor, M.J.  The centre of the brain: Topographical model of functions of the basal ganglia.  Human Brain Mapping, 2013, 34:3031–3054.

Doyle-Thomas KA, Kushki A, Duerden EG, Taylor M.J, Lerch JP, Soorya LV, Wang AT, Fan J, Anagnostou E.  The effect of diagnosis, age, and symptom severity on cortical surface area in the cingulate cortex and insula in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Child Neurology. 2013, 28(6):729-36.

Mak-Fan, K.M., Morris, D., Vidal, J., Anagnostou, E., Roberts, W., Taylor, M.J.  White matter and development in children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism, 2013;17(5):541-57.

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