Neural Dynamics Laboratory




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Hall M-H, Spencer KM, Schulze K, McDonald C, Kalidindi S, Kravariti E, Kane F, Murray RM, Bramon E, Sham P, Rijsdijk F. The genetic and environmental influences of event-related gamma oscillations on bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord.


Luck SJ, Mathalon DH, O’Donnell BF, Hämäläinen MS, Spencer KM, Javitt DC, Uhlhaas PJ. A roadmap for the development and validation of ERP biomarkers in schizophrenia research. Biol Psychiatry 2011;70:28-34.

Mulert C, Kirsch V, Pascual-Marqui R, McCarley RW, Spencer KM. Long-range synchrony of gamma oscillations and auditory hallucination symptoms in schizophrenia. Intl J Psychophysiol 2011;54:2318-2329.

Spencer KM, Nestor PG, Valdman O, Niznikiewicz MA, Shenton ME, McCarley RW. Enhanced facilitation of spatial attention in schizophrenia. Neuropsychology 2011;25:76-85.

Whitford TJ, Kubicki M, Ghorashi S, Schneiderman JS, Hawley KJ, McCarley RW, Shenton ME, Spencer KM. Predicting inter-hemispheric transfer time from the diffusion properties of the corpus callosum in healthy individuals and schizophrenia patients: a combined ERP and DTI study. NeuroImage 2011;54:2318-2329.


Woo TUW, Spencer K, McCarley RW. Gamma oscillation deficits and the onset and early progression of schizophrenia. Harvard Rev Psychiatry 2010;18:173-189.


Spencer KM. The functional consequences of cortical circuit abnormalities on gamma oscillations in schizophrenia: insights from computational modeling. Front Hum Neurosci 2009;3:33. PMCID: PMC2769552

Spencer KM, Niznikiewicz MA, Nestor PG, Shenton ME, McCarley RW. Left auditory cortex gamma synchronization and auditory hallucination symptoms in schizophrenia. BMC Neurosci 2009;10:85. PMCID: PMC2719648


Spencer KM, Salisbury DF, Shenton ME, McCarley RW. Gamma-band auditory steady-state responses are impaired in first episode psychosis. Biol Psychiatry 2008;64:369-375. PMCID: PMC2579257

Spencer KM.  Visual gamma oscillations in schizophrenia: implications for understanding neural circuitry abnormalities.  Clin EEG Neurosci 2008;39:65-68.  PMID: 18450170

Spencer KM, Niznikiewicz MA, Shenton ME, McCarley RW.  Sensory-evoked gamma oscillations in chronic schizophrenia.  Biol Psychiatry 2008;63:744-747. PMCID: PMC2579257

Javitt DC, Spencer KM, Thaker GK, Winterer G, Hajós M.  Neurophysiological biomarkers for drug development in schizophrenia.  Nat Rev Drug Discov 2008;7:68-83. PMCID: PMC2753449


Spencer KM, McCarley RW.  Neuropsychiatric abnormalities: a new vista from studies on fundamental properties of neural communication.  Psychiatric Times 2006;23:34ff.

Spencer KM, McCarley RW.  Visual hallucinations, attention, and neural circuitry: perspectives from schizophrenia research.  Behav Brain Sci 2005;28:774.

Spencer KM, Nestor PG, Perlmutter R, Niznikiewicz MA, Klump MC, Frumin M, Shenton ME, McCarley RW. Neural synchrony indexes disordered perception and cognition in schizophrenia. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2004;101:17288-17293. PMCID: PMC535363

Spencer KM, Nestor PG, Niznikiewicz MA, Salisbury DF, Shenton ME, McCarley RW.  Abnormal neural synchrony in schizophrenia.  J Neurosci 2003;23:7407-7411.  PMID: 12917376


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