Journal Papers

Surkar, S. M., Hoffman, R. M., Willett, S., Flegle, J., Harbourne, R., & Kurz, M. J. (2018). Hand-Arm Bimanual Intensive Therapy Improves Prefrontal Cortex Activation in Children With Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 30(2), 93-100. doi:10.1097/pep.0000000000000486

Çakir, M. P., Çakar, T., Girisken, Y., & Yurdakul, D. (2018). An investigation of the neural correlates of purchase behavior through fNIRS. European Journal of Marketing, 52(1/2), 224-243.

Solianik, R., Satas, A., Mickeviciene, D., Cekanauskaite, A., Valanciene, D., Majauskiene, D., & Skurvydas, A. (2018). Task-relevant cognitive and motor functions are prioritized during prolonged speed–accuracy motor task performance. Experimental Brain Research. doi:10.1007/s00221-018-5251-1

Solianik, R., & Sujeta, A. (2018). Two-day fasting evokes stress, but does not affect mood, brain activity, cognitive, psychomotor, and motor performance in overweight women. Behavioural brain research, 338, 166-172.

Maior, H. A., Wilson, M. L., & Sharples, S. (2017). Workload alerts-using physiological measures of mental workload to provide feedback during tasks. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 1(1).

Kable, J. A., & Coles, C. D. (2017). Prefrontal cortical responses in children with prenatal alcohol-related neurodevelopmental impairment: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128(11), 2099-2109.

Surkar, S. M., Hoffman, R. M., Harbourne, R., & Kurz, M. J. (2018). Neural activation within the prefrontal cortices during the goal-directed motor actions of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Neurophotonics, 5(1), 011021. doi:10.1117/1.NPh.5.1.011021

Curtin, A., Sun, J., Ayaz, H., Qian, Z., Onaral, B., Wang, J., & Tong, S. (2017). Evaluation of evoked responses to pulse-matched high frequency and intermittent theta burst transcranial magnetic stimulation using simultaneous functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Neurophotonics, 4(4), 041405-041401. doi:10.1117/1.NPh.4.4.041405

McKendrick, R., Mehta, R., Ayaz, H., Scheldrup, M., & Parasuraman, R. (2017). Prefrontal Hemodynamics of Physical Activity and Environmental Complexity During Cognitive Work. Human factors, 59(1), 147-162. doi:10.1177/0018720816675053

Liu, Y., Piazza, E. A., Simony, E., Shewokis, P. A., Onaral, B., Hasson, U., & Ayaz, H. (2017). Measuring speaker–listener neural coupling with functional near infrared spectroscopy. Sci Rep, 7, 43293. doi:10.1038/srep43293

Kaimal, G., Ayaz, H., Herres, J., Dieterich-Hartwell, R., Makwana, B., Kaiser, D. H., & Nasser, J. A. (2017). Functional near-infrared spectroscopy assessment of reward perception based on visual self-expression: Coloring, doodling, and free drawing. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 55, 85-92. doi:10.1016/j.aip.2017.05.004

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., & Shewokis, P. A. (2017). Multisubject “Learning” for Mental Workload Classification Using Concurrent EEG, fNIRS, and Physiological Measures. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11(389). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00389

Di Domenico, S. I., Fournier, M. A., Rodrigo, A. H., Dong, M., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2017). Need fulfillment and the modulation of medial prefrontal activity when judging remembered past, perceived present, and imagined future identities. Self and Identity, 1-17. doi:10.1080/15298868.2017.1327452

Propper, R. E., Patel, N., Christman, S. D., & Carlei, C. (2017). Superior episodic memory in inconsistent-handers: a replication and extension using fNIRS. Memory, 25(10), 1390-1395.

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., & Shewokis, P. A. (2017). Mental workload classification with concurrent electroencephalography and functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Brain-Computer Interfaces, 1-11. doi:10.1080/2326263X.2017.1304020

Wagner, A. N., Bradshaw, S. D., Dawson, J. A., & Shumway, S. T. (2017). Examining Prefrontal Cortex Activity and Tonic Anxiety in Alcohol Use Disorder Recovery: A Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy Study. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 35(3), 243-259.

Causse, M., Chua, Z., Peysakhovich, V., Campo, N., & Matton, N. (2017). Mental workload and neural efficiency quantified in the prefrontal cortex using fNIRS. Scientific reports, 7(1), 5222.

Ruocco, A. C., Rodrigo, A. H., McMain, S. F., Page-Gould, E., Ayaz, H., & Links, P. S. (2016). Predicting Treatment Outcomes from Prefrontal Cortex Activation for Self-Harming Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Preliminary Study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00220

Foy, H. J., Runham, P., & Chapman, P. (2016). Prefrontal cortex activation and young driver behaviour: a fNIRS study. PLoS one, 11(5), e0156512.

Rodrigo, A. H., Di Domenico, S. I., Graves, B., Lam, J., Ayaz, H., Bagby, R. M., & Ruocco, A. C. (2016). Linking Trait-Based Phenotypes to Prefrontal Cortex Activation during Inhibitory Control. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(1), 55-66. doi:10.1093/scan/nsv091

Mckendrick, R., Parasuraman, R., Murtza, R., Formwalt, A., Baccus, W., Paczynski, M., & Ayaz, H. (2016). Into The Wild: Neuroergonomic Differentiation of Hand-Held and Augmented Reality Wearable Displays During Outdoor Navigation with Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00216

Huhn, A. S., Meyer, R. E., Harris, J. D., Ayaz, H., Deneke, E., Stankoski, D. M., & Bunce, S. C. (2016). Evidence of anhedonia and differential reward processing in prefrontal cortex among post-withdrawal patients with prescription opiate dependence. Brain Research Bulletin, 123, 102-109. doi:

Aranyi, G., Pecune, F., Charles, F., Pelachaud, C., & Cavazza, M. (2016). Affective interaction with a virtual character through an fNIRS brain-computer interface. Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 10, 70.

Bediz, C. S., Oniz, A., Guducu, C., Ural Demirci, E., Ogut, H., Gunay, E., ... & Ozgoren, M. (2016). Acute supramaximal exercise increases the brain oxygenation in relation to cognitive workload. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 10, 174.

McKendrick, R., Parasuraman, R., & Ayaz, H. (2015). Wearable functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) and transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS): Expanding Vistas for Neurocognitive Augmentation. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 9(27). doi:10.3389/fnsys.2015.00027

Bigliassi, M., Barreto-Silva, V., Altimari, L. R., Vandoni, M., Codrons, E., & Buzzachera, C. F. (2015). How motivational and calm music may affect the prefrontal cortex area and emotional responses: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) study. Perceptual and motor skills, 120(1), 202-218.

Di Domenico, S. I., Rodrigo, A. H., Ayaz, H., Fournier, M. A., & Ruocco, A. C. (2015). Decision-making conflict and the neural efficiency hypothesis of intelligence: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy investigation. Neuroimage, 109, 307–317. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.01.039

Gateau, T., Durantin, G., Lancelot, F., Scannella, S., & Dehais, F. (2015). Real-time state estimation in a flight simulator using fNIRS. PloS one, 10(3), e0121279.

Durantin, G., Dehais, F., & Delorme, A. (2015). Characterization of mind wandering using fNIRS. Frontiers in systems neuroscience, 9, 45.

Roberts, C. A., & Montgomery, C. (2015). fNIRS suggests increased effort during executive access in ecstasy polydrug users. Psychopharmacology, 232(9), 1571-1582.

Bigliassi, M., León-Domínguez, U., & Altimari, L. R. (2015). How does the prefrontal cortex “listen” to classical and techno music? A functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) study. Psychology & Neuroscience, 8(2), 246.

Dempsey, J. P., Harris, K. S., Shumway, S. T., Kimball, T. G., Herrera, J. C., Dsauza, C. M., & Bradshaw, S. D. (2015). Functional near infrared spectroscopy as a potential biological assessment of addiction recovery: preliminary findings. The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse, 41(2), 119-126.

Piper, W. T., Saslow, L. R., & Saturn, S. R. (2015). Autonomic and prefrontal events during moral elevation. Biological psychology, 108, 51-55.

Durantin, G., Gagnon, J. F., Tremblay, S., & Dehais, F. (2014). Using near infrared spectroscopy and heart rate variability to detect mental overload. Behavioural brain research, 259, 16-23.

Ruocco, A. C., Rodrigo, A. H., Lam, J., Di Domenico, S., Graves, B., & Ayaz, H. (2014). A Problem-Solving Task Specialized for Functional Neuroimaging: Validation of the Scarborough adaptation of the Tower of London (S-TOL) using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(185). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00185

Rodrigo, A., Di Domenico, S. I., Ayaz, H., Gulrajani, S., Lam, J., & Ruocco, A. C. (2014). Differentiating functions of the lateral and medial prefrontal cortex in motor response inhibition. Neuroimage, 85, Part 1(0), 423-431. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.01.059

McKendrick, R., Ayaz, H., Olmstead, R., & Parasuraman, R. (2014). Enhancing dual-task performance with verbal and spatial working memory training: Continuous monitoring of cerebral hemodynamics with NIRS. Neuroimage, 85, Part 3(0), 1014-1026. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.103

Harrison, J., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Willems, B., Hah, S., Ahlstrom, U., . . . Onaral, B. (2014). Cognitive Workload and Learning Assessment During the Implementation of a Next-Generation Air Traffic Control Technology Using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Human-Machine Systems, IEEE Transactions on, 44(4), 429 - 440 doi:10.1109/THMS.2014.2319822

Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P. A., Scull, L., Libon, D., J. , Feldman, S., Eppig, J., . . . Heiman-Patterson, T. (2014). Assessment of Prefrontal Cortex Activity in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients with Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 3(1), 41-51. doi:10.1166/jnsne.2014.1095

Anderson, A. A., Smith, E., Chernomordik, V., Ardeshirpour, Y., Chowdhry, F., Thurm, A., ... & Gandjbakhche, A. H. (2014). Prefrontal cortex hemodynamics and age: a pilot study using functional near infrared spectroscopy in children. Frontiers in neuroscience, 8, 393.

B. Rinaldo, S., F. Duhan, D., Trela, B., Dodd, T., & Velikova, N. (2014). Evaluating tastes and aromas of wine: a peek inside the “black box”. International Journal of Wine Business Research, 26(3), 208-223.

Bhargav, H., Raghuram, N., & HR, N. (2014). Frontal hemodynamic responses to high frequency yoga breathing in schizophrenia: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Frontiers in psychiatry, 5, 29.

Kreplin, U., & Fairclough, S. H. (2013). Activation of the rostromedial prefrontal cortex during the experience of positive emotion in the context of esthetic experience. An fNIRS study. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7, 879.

Kuruvilla, M. S., Green, J. R., Ayaz, H., & Murman, D. L. (2013). Neural correlates of cognitive decline in ALS: An fNIRS study of the prefrontal cortex. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4(2), 115-121. doi:10.1080/17588928.2013.797889

Gentili, R. J., Shewokis, P. A., Ayaz, H., & Contreras-Vidal, J. L. (2013). Functional near-infrared spectroscopy-based correlates of prefrontal cortical dynamics during a cognitive-motor executive adaptation task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00277

Ayaz, H., Onaral, B., Izzetoglu, K., Shewokis, P. A., McKendrick, R., & Parasuraman, R. (2013). Continuous monitoring of brain dynamics with functional near infrared spectroscopy as a tool for neuroergonomic research: Empirical examples and a technological development. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 1-13. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00871

Amyot, F., Zimmermann, T., Riley, J., Kainerstorfer, J. M., Chernomordik, V., Mooshagian, E., ... & Wassermann, E. M. (2012). Normative database of judgment of complexity task with functional near infrared spectroscopy—application for TBI. Neuroimage, 60(2), 879-883.

Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P. A., Bunce, S., Izzetoglu, K., Willems, B., & Onaral, B. (2012). Optical brain monitoring for operator training and mental workload assessment. Neuroimage, 59(1), 36-47. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.06.023

Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Merzagora, A., Izzetoglu, M., Shewokis, P. A., Bunce, S. C., ... & Onaral, B. (2011). The evolution of field deployable fNIR spectroscopy from bench to clinical settings. Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences, 4(03), 239-250.

Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P. A., Curtin, A., Izzetoglu, M., Izzetoglu, K., & Onaral, B. (2011). Using MazeSuite and Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy to Study Learning in Spatial Navigation. J Vis Exp(56), e3443. doi:10.3791/3443

Conference Proceedings

Curtin, A., & Ayaz, H. (2017). Cognitive Considerations in Auditory User Interfaces: Neuroergonomic Evaluation of Synthetic Speech Comprehension. In D. Harris (Ed.), Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics: Performance, Emotion and Situation Awareness: 14th International Conference, EPCE 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017, Proceedings, Part I (pp. 106-116). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Sibi, S., Ayaz, H., Kuhns, D. P., Sirkin, D. M., & Ju, W. (2016, 19-22 June 2016). Monitoring driver cognitive load using functional near infrared spectroscopy in partially autonomous cars. Paper presented at the 2016 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV).

Lukanov, K., Maior, H. A., & Wilson, M. L. (2016, May). Using fNIRS in usability testing: understanding the effect of web form layout on mental workload. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 4011-4016). ACM.

Rodrigo, A. H., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2016). Examining the Neural Correlates of Incidental Facial Emotion Encoding within the Prefrontal Cortex Using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition: Neuroergonomics and Operational Neuroscience (Vol. Part I, LNAI 9743, pp. 1-11).

Çakır, M. P., Çakar, T., Girişken, Y., & Demircioğlu, A. K. (2016, July). Neural Correlates of Purchasing Decisions in an Ecologically Plausible Shopping Scenario with Mobile fNIR Technology. In International Conference on Augmented Cognition (pp. 135-146). Springer, Cham.

Maior, H. A., Pike, M., Sharples, S., & Wilson, M. L. (2015, April). Examining the reliability of using fNIRS in realistic HCI settings for spatial and verbal tasks. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 3039-3042). ACM.

Sun, Y., Ayaz, H., & Akansu, A. N. (2015, 14-16 Dec. 2015). Neural correlates of affective context in facial expression analysis: A simultaneous EEG-fNIRS study. Paper presented at the 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., Onaral, B., & Shewokis, P. (2015). Neural Adaptation to a Working Memory Task: A Concurrent EEG-fNIRS Study. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 9183, pp. 268-280): Springer International Publishing.

Pike, M. F., Maior, H. A., Porcheron, M., Sharples, S. C., & Wilson, M. L. (2014, April). Measuring the effect of think aloud protocols on workload using fNIRS. In Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (pp. 3807-3816). ACM.

Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Hing, J., Shewokis, P., Bunce, S., Oh, P., & Onaral, B. (2014). UAV Operators Workload Assessment by Optical Brain Imaging Technology (fNIR). In K. P. Valavanis & G. J. Vachtsevanos (Eds.), Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (pp. 2475-2500): Springer Netherlands.

Harrison, J., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Willems, B., Hah, S., Woo, H., . . . Onaral, B. (2013). Human Performance Assessment Study in Aviation Using Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy. In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 8027, pp. 433-442): Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Bunce, S., Harris, J., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Izzetoglu, M., Pourrezaei, K., & Onaral, B. (2013). Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Addiction Treatment: Preliminary Evidence as a Biomarker of Treatment Response. In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 8027, pp. 250-258): Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Hill, A., Bohil, C., Lewis, J., & Neider, M. (2013, September). Prefrontal cortex activity during walking while multitasking: An fNIR study. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 1224-1228). Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.

Ayaz, H., Cakir, M. P., Izzetoglu, K., Curtin, A., Shewokis, P. A., Bunce, S., & Onaral, B. (2012). Monitoring Expertise Development during Simulated UAV Piloting Tasks using Optical Brain Imaging. Paper presented at the IEEE Aerospace Conference, BigSky, MN, USA.

Ayaz, H., Bunce, S., Shewokis, P., Izzetoglu, K., Willems, B., & Onaral, B. (2012). Using Brain Activity to Predict Task Performance and Operator Efficiency. In H. Zhang, A. Hussain, D. Liu, & Z. Wang (Eds.), Advances in Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems (Vol. 7366, pp. 147-155): Springer Berlin / Heidelberg.

Bunce, S., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P., Izzetoglu, M., Pourrezaei, K., & Onaral, B. (2011). Implementation of fNIRS for Monitoring Levels of Expertise and Mental Workload. In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition. Directing the Future of Adaptive Systems (Vol. 6780, pp. 13-22): Springer Berlin / Heidelberg.

Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P. A., Bunce, S., & Onaral, B. (2011). An optical brain computer interface for environmental control. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,EMBC, 6327-6330. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6091561

Ayaz, H., Willems, B., Bunce, B., Shewokis, P. A., Izzetoglu, K., Hah, S., . . . Onaral, B. (2010). Cognitive Workload Assessment of Air Traffic Controllers Using Optical Brain Imaging Sensors. In T. Marek, W. Karwowski, & V. Rice (Eds.), Advances in Understanding Human Performance: Neuroergonomics, Human Factors Design, and Special Populations (pp. 21-31): CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.