* This page lists recent and representative research products.
Other information can be found on my ORCID page.
Recent papers and preprints
Koba, C., Crimi, A., Collignon, O., Ricciardi, E., & Hasson, U. (2024). Neural networks associated with eye movements in congenital blindness. European Journal of Neuroscience, in press.
Truong, N., Pesenti, D., & Hasson, U. (2024). Explaining human comparisons using alignment-importance heatmaps. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 46. , Available online
Bao, W., & Hasson, U. (2024). Identifying and interpreting non-aligned human conceptual representations using language modeling. arXiv preprint arXiv:2403.06204.
Flechas, M. N., Bao, W., Herbelot, A., & Hasson, U. (2023). Enhancing Interpretability using human similarity judgements to prune word embeddings. Proceedings of the 6th BlackboxNLP Workshop: Analyzing and Interpreting Neural Networks for NLP. doi: 10.18653/v1/2023.blackboxnlp-1.13
Tarigopula, P., Fairhall, S., & Bavaresco, A., & Truong, N., & Hasson, U. (2023). Improved prediction of behavioral and neural similarity spaces using pruned DNNs. Neural Networks, 168. doi: 89-104
Notaro, G., & Hasson, U. (2021). Semantically predictable input streams impede gaze-orientation to surprising locations. Cortex, 139. 222-239.
Koba, C., Notaro, G., Tamm, S., Nilsonne, G., & Hasson, U. (2021). Spontaneous eye-movements during eyes-open rest reduce resting-state-network modularity by increasing visual-sensorimotor connectivity. Network Neuroscience, 5. 451-476.
Hasson, U., & Nusbuam, H.C. (2019). Emerging opportunities for advancing Cognitive Neuroscience. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3. 363-365.
Notaro, G., van Zoest, W., Altman, M., Melcher, D., & Hasson, U. (2019). Predictions as a window into learning: anticipatory fixation offsets carry more information about environmental statistics than stimulus-responses. Journal of Vision, 19. 10.1167/19.2.8
Hasson, U., Egidi, G., Marelli, M., & Willems, R. (2018). Grounding the neurobiology of language in first principles: The necessity of non-language-centric explanations for language comprehension. Cognition, 180. 135-157.
Skipper, J. I., & Hasson, U. (2017). A core speech circuit between primary motor,somatosensory, and auditory cortex: evidence from connectivity and genetic descriptions. bioRxiv. 139550; doi: 10.1101/139550
Notaro, G., van Zoest, W., Melcher, D. P., & Hasson, U. (2018). Prediction and information integration determine subtle anticipatory fixation biases. bioRxiv. 252809; doi: 10.1101/139550
Iacovella, V., Faes, L., & Hasson. (2018). Task-induced deactivation in diverse brain systems correlates with interindividual differences in distinct autonomic indices Neuropsychologia, 113. 29-42. bioRxiv preprint
Nastase, S. A., Davis, B., & Hasson. (2018). Cross-modal and non-monotonic representations of statistical regularity are encoded in local neural response patterns. NeuroImage, 173. 509-517. bioRxiv preprint
Hasson, U., Iacovacci, J., Davis, B., Flanagan, R., Tagliazucchi E., Laufs, H., & Lacasa L. (2017). A combinatorial framework to quantify peak/pit asymmetries in complex dynamics. Scientific Reports, 8. arXiv preprint
Zacà, D., Hasson, U., Minati, L., & Jovicich, J. (2018). A method for retrospective estimation of natural head movement during structural MRI. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging, 48. 927-937.
Andric, M., Davis, B., & Hasson, U. (2017). Visual cortex signals a mismatch between regularity of auditory and visual streams. NeuroImage, 157. 648-659.
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.
Cashdollar, N., Ruhnau, P., Weisz, N., & Hasson, U. (2017 [online 2016]). The role of working memory in the probabilistic inference of future sensory events. Cerebral Cortex, 27. 2955–2969
Davis, B., & Hasson, U. (2018 [online 2016]). Predictability of what or where reduces brain activity, but a bottleneck occurs when both are predictable. NeuroImage, 167. 224-236
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.
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.
Other representative publications
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hasson, U., & Glucksberg, S. (2006). Does understanding negation entail affirmation?: An examination of negated metaphors. Journal of Pragmatics, 38. 1015-1032. [Master's Thesis]