* I am currently on leave at the National Science Foundation where I am Program Director (Cognitive Neuroscience).
* More info is provided in the lab website and publication list.
Representative Publications
Regularity, Prediction, and Language organization
Andric, M., Davis, B., & Hasson, U. (2017). Visual cortex signals a mismatch between regularity of auditory and visual streams. NeuroImage. in press.
Atilgan, H., Collignon, O., & Hasson, U. (2017). Structural neuroplasticity of the superior temporal plane in early and late blindness. Brain & Language, 170. 71-81.
Hasson, U. (2017). The neurobiology of uncertainty: implications for statistical learning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society [B], 372. 20160048.
Davis, B., & Hasson, U. (2016). Predictability of what or where reduces brain activity, but a bottleneck occurs when both are predictable. NeuroImage. in press.
Andric, M., Goldin-Meadow, S., Small, S. L., & Hasson, U. (2016). Repeated movie viewings produce similar local activity patterns but different network configurations. NeuroImage, 142. 613-627.
Tremblay, P., Deschamps, I., Baroni, M., & Hasson, U. (2016). Neural sensitivity to syllable frequency and mutual information in speech perception and production. NeuroImage, 136. 106-121.
Cashdollar, N., Ruhnau, P., Weisz, N., & Hasson, U. (2016). The role of working memory in the probabilistic inference of future sensory events. Cerebral Cortex. in press.
Hasson, U., Andric, M., Atilgan, H., & Collignon, O. (2016). Congenital blindness is associated with large-scale reorganization of anatomical networks. NeuroImage, 128. 362-372.
Hartzell, J. F., Davis, B., Melcher, D., Miceli, G., Jovicich, J., Nath, T., Singh, N. C., & Hasson, U. (2016). Brains of verbal memory specialists show anatomical differences in language, memory and visual systems. NeuroImage, 131. 181-192.
Andric, M., & Hasson, U. (2015). Global features of functional brain networks change with contextual disorder. NeuroImage, 117. 103-113.
Nastase, S., Iacovella, V., Davis, B., & Hasson, U. (2015). Connectivity in the human brain dissociates entropy and complexity of auditory inputs. NeuroImage, 105. 292-300.
Nastase, S., Iacovella, V., & Hasson, U. (2014). Uncertainty in visual and auditory series is coded by modality-general and modality-specific neural systems. Human Brain Mapping, 35. 1111-1128.
Tobia, M. J., Iacovella, V., Davis, B., & Hasson, U. (2012). Neural systems mediating recognition of changes in statistical regularities. NeuroImage, 63. 1730-1742.
Tobia, M. J., Iacovella, V., & Hasson, U. (2012). Multiple sensitivity profiles to diversity and transition structure in non-stationary input. NeuroImage, 60. 991-1005.
Hasson, U., Skipper, J. I., Nusbaum, H. C., & Small, S. L. (2007). Abstract coding of audiovisual speech: Beyond sensory representation. Neuron, 56. 1116-1126.
Hasson, U., Nusbaum, H. C., & Small, S. L. (2007). Brain networks subserving the extraction of sentence information and its encoding to memory. Cerebral Cortex, 17. 2899-2913.
Hasson, U., Simmons, J. P., & Todorov, A. (2005). Believe it or not: On the possibility of suspending belief. Psychological Science, 16. 566-571.
Resting-State Processes
Davis, B., Tagliazucchi, E., Jovicich, J., Laufs, H., & Hasson, U. (2016). Progression to deep sleep is characterized by changes to BOLD dynamics in sensory cortices. NeuroImage, 130 , 293-305
Hartzell, J. F., Tobia, M. J., Cashdollar, N. M., Davis, B., & Hasson, U. (2015). Differential lateralization of hippocampal connectivity reflects features of recent context and ongoing demands: An examination of immediate post-task activity. Human Brain Mapping, 36, 519-537.
Davis, B., Jovicich, J., Iacovella, V., & Hasson, U. (2014). Functional and developmental significance of amplitude variance asymmetry in the BOLD resting state signal. Cerebral Cortex, 24. 1332-1350.
Iacovella, V., & Hasson, U. (2011). The relationship between BOLD signal and autonomic nervous system functions: Implications for processing of "physiological noise". Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 29. 1338-1345
Hasson, U., Nusbaum, H. C., & Small, S. L. (2009). Task-dependent organization of brain regions active during rest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106. 10841-10846.