Tomáš Paus

Dr. Tomáš Paus

Anne and Max Tanenbaum Professor and Chair of Population Neuroscience Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care

Senior Scientist Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care

Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry University of Toronto

Research Focus

Dr. Paus is an expert in mapping the human brain in health and disease using a variety of tools, including positron emission tomography (PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), electro-encephalography (EEG) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Over the past five years, Dr. Paus has initiated or joined several large-scale studies of brain maturation and cognitive & behavioural development during adolescence, thus pioneering a new discipline of population neuroscience that operates at an intersection of epidemiology, genetics and neuroscience.

Some of the specific areas of current interest include hormonal influences on the maturation of white matter (axon rather than myelin) during male puberty, effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy and drug experimentation during adolescence, and processing of social cues in faces and bodies in the context of conflict resolution and reconciliation.

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Publications

Title Source (Journal/Book/Conference) Authors/Presenters Published On Type
Exploring age-related changes in dynamical non-stationarity in electroencephalographic signals during early adolescence PLoS ONE Vakorin VA, McIntosh AR, Misic B, Krakovska O, Poulsen C, Martinu K, Paus T 1359003600 Journal Article
Does skull shape mediate the relationship between objective features and subjective impressions about the face? NeuroImage Marečková K, Chakravarty MM, Huang M, Lawrence C, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike BG, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1357016400 Journal Article
The risk variant in ODZ4 for bipolar disorder impacts on amygdala activation during reward processing. Bipolar disorders Heinrich A, Lourdusamy A, Tzschoppe J, Vollstädt-Klein S, Bühler M, Steiner S, Bach C, Poustka L, Banaschewski T, Barker G, Büchel C, Conrod P, Garavan H, Gallinat J, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Loth E, Mann K, Martinot JL, Paus T, Pausova Z, Smolka M, Ströhle A, Struve M, Witt S, Flor H, Schumann G, Rietschel M, Nees F 1357016400 Journal Article
How environment and genes shape the adolescent brain. Hormones and behavior Paus T 1357016400 Journal Article
From gene to brain to behavior: schizophrenia-associated variation in AMBRA1 alters impulsivity-related traits. The European journal of neuroscience Heinrich A, Nees F, Lourdusamy A, Tzschoppe J, Meier S, Vollstädt-Klein S, Fauth-Bühler M, Steiner S, Bach C, Poustka L, Banaschewski T, Barker GJ, Büchel C, Conrod PJ, Garavan H, Gallinat J, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Loth E, Mann K, Artiges E, Paus T, Lawrence C, Pausova Z, Smolka MN, Ströhle A, Struve M, Witt SH, Schumann G, Flor H, Rietschel M, 1357016400 Journal Article
FTO, obesity and the adolescent brain. Human molecular genetics Melka MG, Gillis J, Bernard M, Abrahamowicz M, Chakravarty MM, Leonard GT, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Banaschewski T, Barker GJ, Büchel C, Conrod P, Flor H, Heinz A, Garavan H, Brühl R, Mann K, Artiges E, Lourdusamy A, Lathrop M, Loth E, Schwartz Y, Frouin V, Rietschel M, Smolka MN, Ströhle A, Gallinat J, Struve M, Lattka E, Waldenberger M, Schumann G, Pavlidis P, Gaudet D, Paus T, Pausova Z 1357016400 Journal Article
Common structural correlates of trait impulsiveness and perceptual reasoning in adolescence. Human brain mapping Schilling C, Kühn S, Romanowski A, Banaschewski T, Barbot A, Barker GJ, Brühl R, Büchel C, Charlet K, Conrod PJ, Czech K, Dalley JW, Flor H, Häke I, Ittermann B, Ivanov N, Mann K, Lüdemann K, Martinot JL, Palafox C, Paus T, Poline JB, Reuter J, Rietschel M, Robbins TW, Smolka MN, Ströhle A, Walaszek B, Kathmann N, Schumann G, Heinz A, Garavan H, Gallinat J, 1357016400 Journal Article
Breastfeeding and brain structure in adolescence. International journal of epidemiology Kafouri S, Kramer M, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike B, Richer L, Toro R, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1357016400 Journal Article
Brain structural signature of familial predisposition for bipolar disorder: replicable evidence for involvement of the right inferior frontal gyrus. Biological psychiatry Hajek T, Cullis J, Novak T, Kopecek M, Blagdon R, Propper L, Stopkova P, Duffy A, Hoschl C, Uher R, Paus T, Young LT, Alda M 1357016400 Journal Article
Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking, amygdala volume, and fat intake in adolescence. JAMA psychiatry (Chicago, Ill.) Haghighi A, Schwartz DH, Abrahamowicz M, Leonard GT, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Gaudet D, Paus T, Pausova Z 1357016400 Journal Article
RASGRF2 regulates alcohol-induced reinforcement by influencing mesolimbic dopamine neuron activity and dopamine release. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Stacey D, Bilbao A, Maroteaux M, Jia T, Easton AC, Longueville S, Nymberg C, Banaschewski T, Barker GJ, Büchel C, Carvalho F, Conrod PJ, Desrivières S, Fauth-Bühler M, Fernandez-Medarde A, Flor H, Gallinat J, Garavan H, Bokde AL, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Lathrop M, Lawrence C, Loth E, Lourdusamy A, Mann KF, Martinot JL, Nees F, Palkovits M, Paus T, Pausova Z, Rietschel M, Ruggeri B, Santos E, Smolka MN, Staehlin O, Jarvelin MR, Elliott P, Sommer WH, Mameli M, Müller CP, Spanagel R, Girault JA, Schumann G, 1325394000 Journal Article
Hormonal contraceptives, menstrual cycle and brain response to faces. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience Marecková K, Perrin JS, Nawaz Khan I, Lawrence C, Dickie E, McQuiggan DA, Paus T, 1325394000 Journal Article
KCTD8 gene and brain growth in adverse intrauterine environment: a genome-wide association study. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991) Paus T, Bernard M, Chakravarty MM, Davey Smith G, Gillis J, Lourdusamy A, Melka MG, Leonard G, Pavlidis P, Perron M, Pike GB, Richer L, Schumann G, Timpson N, Toro R, Veillette S, Pausova Z 1325394000 Journal Article
A target sample of adolescents and reward processing: same neural and behavioral correlates engaged in common paradigms? Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Expérimentation cérébrale Nees F, Vollstädt-Klein S, Fauth-Bühler M, Steiner S, Mann K, Poustka L, Banaschewski T, Büchel C, Conrod PJ, Garavan H, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Artiges E, Paus T, Pausova Z, Rietschel M, Smolka MN, Struve M, Loth E, Schumann G, Flor H, 1325394000 Journal Article
A genome-wide association study identifies five loci influencing facial morphology in Europeans. PLoS genetics Liu F, van der Lijn F, Schurmann C, Zhu G, Chakravarty MM, Hysi PG, Wollstein A, Lao O, de Bruijne M, Ikram MA, van der Lugt A, Rivadeneira F, Uitterlinden AG, Hofman A, Niessen WJ, Homuth G, de Zubicaray G, McMahon KL, Thompson PM, Daboul A, Puls R, Hegenscheid K, Bevan L, Pausova Z, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Wright MJ, Wicking C, Boehringer S, Spector TD, Paus T, Martin NG, Biffar R, Kayser M 1325394000 Journal Article
Stress during puberty boosts metabolic activation associated with fear-extinction learning in hippocampus, basal amygdala and cingulate cortex. Neurobiology of learning and memory Toledo-Rodriguez M, Pitiot A, Paus T, Sandi C 1325394000 Journal Article
Adolescent impulsivity phenotypes characterized by distinct brain networks. Nature neuroscience Whelan R, Conrod PJ, Poline JB, Lourdusamy A, Banaschewski T, Barker GJ, Bellgrove MA, Büchel C, Byrne M, Cummins TD, Fauth-Bühler M, Flor H, Gallinat J, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Mann K, Martinot JL, Lalor EC, Lathrop M, Loth E, Nees F, Paus T, Rietschel M, Smolka MN, Spanagel R, Stephens DN, Struve M, Thyreau B, Vollstaedt-Klein S, Robbins TW, Schumann G, Garavan H, 1325394000 Journal Article
Very large fMRI study using the IMAGEN database: sensitivity-specificity and population effect modeling in relation to the underlying anatomy. NeuroImage Thyreau B, Schwartz Y, Thirion B, Frouin V, Loth E, Vollstädt-Klein S, Paus T, Artiges E, Conrod PJ, Schumann G, Whelan R, Poline JB, 1325394000 Journal Article
Functional embedding predicts the variability of neural activity Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience Misic B, Vakorin VA, Paus T, McIntosh AR 1320292800 Journal Article
Maturation of EEG power spectra in early adolescence: a longitudinal study Developmental Science Cragg L, Kovacevic N, McIntosh R, Poulsen C, Martinu K, Leonard G, Paus T 1314849600 Journal Article
Extracting Message Inter-Departure Time Distributions from the Human Electroencephalogram PLoS Computational Biology Misic B, Vakorin VA, Kovacevic N, Paus T, McIntosh AR 1306987200 Journal Article
Positive youth development and age-related changes in cortical thickness during adolescence Thriving and Spirituality Among Youth: Research perspectives and future possibilities Paus T, Leonard G, Lerner JV, Lerner RM, Perron M, Pike GB, Richer L, Toro R, Veillette S, Pausova Z 1303790400 Book Chapter
Creating probabilistic maps of the face network in the adolescent brain: A multicentre functional MRI study Human Brain Mapping Tahmasebi AM, Artiges E, Banaschewski T, Barker G, Bruehl R, Büchel C, Conrod PJ, Flor H, Garavan H, Gallinat J, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Loth E, Mareckova K, Martinot JL, Poline JB, Rietschel M, Smolka M, Ströhle A, Schumann G, Paus T, IMAGEN consortium 1300334400 Journal Article
Lower ventral striatal activation during reward anticipation in adolescent smokers. American Journal of Psychiatry Peters J, Bromberg U, Schneider S, Brassen S, Menz M, Banaschewski T, Conrod PJ, Flor H, Gallinat J, Garavan H, Heinz A, Itterman B, Lathrop M, Martinot JL, Paus T, Poline JB, Robbins TW, Rietschel M, Smolka M, Ströhle A, Struve M, Loth E, Schumann G, Büchel C, 1298955600 Journal Article
Combining functional neuroimaging with off-line brain stimulation: Modulation of task-related activity in language areas full access Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Andoh J, Paus T 1297314000 Journal Article
Are dietary patterns in childhood associated with IQ at 8 years of age? A population-based cohort study Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Northstone K, Joinson C, Emmett P, Ness A, Paus T 1297054800 Journal Article
Combining functional neuroimaging with off-line brain stimulation: modulation of task-related activity in language areas. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Andoh J, Paus T 1296536400 Journal Article
Development of the action observation network during early adolescence: a longitudinal study Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Shaw D, Grosbras MH, Leonard G, Pike GB, Paus T 1295499600 Journal Article
Unbiased average age-appropriate atlases for pediatric studies NeuroImage Fonov V, Evans AC, Botteron K, Almli CR, McKinstry RC, Collins DL, Brain Development Group 1295499600 Journal Article
Structural properties of the corticospinal tract in the human brain: a magnetic resonance imaging study at 7 Tesla. Brain Structure & Function Hervé PY, Cox EF, Lotfipour AK, Mougin OE, Bowtell RW, Gowland PA, Paus T 1293858000 Journal Article
What have we learned from "perturbing" the human cortical motor system with transcranial magnetic stimulation? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Chouinard PA, Paus T 1285905600 Journal Article
Cortical anatomy in autism spectrum disorder: an in vivo MRI study on the effect of age. Cerebral Cortex Raznahan A, Toro R, Daly E, Robertson D, Murphy C, Deeley Q, Bolton PF, Paus T, Murphy DG 1275364800 Journal Article
The IMAGEN study: Reinforcement-related behaviour in normal brain function and psychopathology Molecular Psychiatry Schumann G, Loth E, Banaschewski T, Barker G, Buechel C, Conrod PJ, Dalley JW, Flor H, Gallinat J, Garavan H, Heinz A, Itterman B, Lathrop M, Martinot J-L, Mann K, Poline JB, Robbins TW, Rietschel M, Reed L, Smolka M, Spanagel R, Stephens DN, Stroehle A, Paus T, Imagen Consortium (Paus T) 1274500800 Journal Article
Combination of transcranial magnetic stimulation with brain imaging Brain Mapping: The Methods, Second Edition Paus T 1274500800 Book Chapter
Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with epigenetic modifications of the brain derived neurotrophic factor-6 exon in adolescent offspring American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics Toledo M, Lotfipour S, Leonard G, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1274500800 Journal Article
Associations between IQ, total and regional brain volumes, and demography in a large normative sample of healthy children and adolescents. Developmental Neuropsychology Lange N, Froimowitz MP, Bigler ED, Lainhart JE, Brain Development Cooperative Group (Paus T) 1272859200 Journal Article
Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking and accumulation of intra-abdominal fat during adolescence. Obesity Syme C, Abrahamowicz M, Mahboubi A, Leonard GT, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Gaudet D, Paus T, Pausova Z 1272686400 Journal Article
Population neuroscience: Why and how Human Brain Mapping Paus T 1272427200 Journal Article
Desenvolvimento do cérebro na adolescência Crianças e Adolescentes Paus T 1272254400 Book Chapter
Neural correlates of human body perception Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Aleong R, Paus T 1267419600 Journal Article
Cortical gray matter in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a structural magnetic resonance imaging study Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Batty MJ, Liddle EB, Pitiot A, Toro R, Groom MJ, Scerif G, Liotti M, Liddle PF, Paus T, Hollis C 1267419600 Journal Article
A primer for brain imaging: a tool for evidence-based studies of nutrition? Nutrition Reviews Paus T 1263963600 Journal Article
Sexual dimorphism in the adolescent brain: Role of testosterone and androgen receptor in global and local volumes of grey and white matter Hormones and Behavior Paus T, Nawaz-Khan I, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike GB, Pitiot A, Richer L, Susman E, Veillette S, Pausova Z 1262322000 Journal Article
Functional variation in the androgen-receptor gene is associated with visceral adiposity and blood pressure in male adolescents. Hypertension Pausova Z, Abrahamowicz M, Mahboubi A, Syme C, Leonard GT, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Gaudet D, Paus T 1262322000 Journal Article
Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking interacts with a polymorphism in the alpha6 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene to influence drug use and striatum volume in adolescence. Molecular Psychiatry Lotfipour S, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike B, Richer L, Seguin JR, Toro R, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1262322000 Journal Article
Growth of white matter in the adolescent brain: myelin or axon? Brain and Cognition Paus T 1262322000 Journal Article
Sex differences in the human brain: a developmental perspective. Progress in brain research Paus T 1262322000 Book Chapter
The rate of visuomotor adaptation correlates with cerebellar white-matter microstructure Human Brain Mapping Della-Maggiore V, Scholz J, Johansen-Berg H, Paus T 1259643600 Journal Article
Handedness, motor skills and maturation of the corticospinal tract in the adolescent brain. Human Brain Mapping Herve PY, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike B, Pitiot A, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1254369600 Journal Article
Brain volumes and Val66Met polymorphism of the BDNF gene: local or global effects? Brain Structure and Function Toro R, Chupin M, Garnero L, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike B, Pitiot A, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1254369600 Journal Article
Could sex differences in white matter be explained by g ratio? Frontiers in Neuroanatomy Paus T, Toro R 1252036800 Journal Article
Sex differences in blood pressure and its relationship to body composition and metabolism in adolescence. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Syme C, Abrahamowicz M, Leonard GT, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Xiao Y, Gaudet D, Paus T, Pausova Z 1251777600 Journal Article
A common variant of the FTO gene is associated with not only increased adiposity but also elevated blood pressure in French Canadians. Circulation Pausova Z, Syme C, Abrahamowicz M, Xiao Y, Leonard GT, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Smith GD, Seda O, Tremblay J, Hamet P, Gaudet D, Paus T 1245470400 Journal Article
The "teen brain" research: An introduction and implications for practitioners Youth and Policy Sercombe H, Paus T 1242964800 Journal Article
Sex differences in the growth of white matter during adolescence. NeuroImage Perrin JS, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike GB, Pitiot A, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1241150400 Journal Article
The effect of template choice on morphometric analysis of pediatric brain data. NeuroImage Yoon U, Fonov VS, Perusse D, Evans AC, Brain Development Cooperative Group (Paus T) 1239768000 Journal Article
A comparison of morphometric techniques for studying the shape of the corpus callosum in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. NeuroImage Wang D, Shi L, Chu WC, Paus T, Cheng JC, Heng PA 1238558400 Journal Article
Consensus paper: Combining transcranial stimulation with neuroimaging Brain Stimulation Siebner HR, Bergmann TO, Bestmann S, Massimini M, Johansen-Berg H, Mochizuki H, Bohning DE, Boorman ED, Groppa S, Miniussi C, Pascual-Leone A, Huber R, Taylor PCJ, Ilmoniemi RJ, DeGennaro L, Strafella AP, Kahkonen S, Kloppel S, Frisoni GB, George MS, Hallett M, Brandt SA, Rushworth MF, Ziemann U, Rothwell JC, Ward N, Cohen LG, Baudewig J, Paus T, Ugawa Y, Rossini PM 1238558400 Journal Article
Maternal smoking, genes and adolescent brain and body: The Saguenay Youth study Development and Prevention of Behaviour Problems: From Genes to Social Policy Paus T, Pausova Z, Abrahamowicz M, Almerigi J, Arbour N, Bernard M, Gaudet D, Hanzalek P, Hamet P, Evans AC, Kramer M, Laberge L, Leal S, Leonard G, Lerner J, Lerner RM, Mathieu J, Perron M, Pike B, Pitiot A, Richer L, Séguin JR, Syme C, Toro R, Tremblay RE, Veillette S, Watkins K 1238126400 Book Chapter
Age-related changes in transient and oscillatory brain responses to auditory stimulation during early adolescence Developmental Science Poulsen C, Picton TW, Paus T 1235883600 Journal Article
T(2) relaxometry of normal pediatric brain development. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Leppert IR, Almli CR, McKinstry RC, Mulkern RV, Pierpaoli C, Rivkin MJ, Pike GB, Brain Development Cooperative Group (Paus T) 1233464400 Journal Article
Maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy and cognitive performance in adolescence. International Journal of Epidemiology Kafouri S, Leonard G, Perron M, Richer L, Séguin JR, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1233464400 Journal Article
Disturbances of self-other distinction after stimulation of the extrastriate body area in the human brain Social Neuroscience David N, Jansen M, Cohen MX, Osswald K, Molnar-Szakacs I, Newen A, Vogeley K, Paus T 1233464400 Journal Article
Mapping brain maturation and sexual dimorphism in adolescence Adolescent Emotional Development and the Emergence of Depressive Disorders Paus T 1231995600 Book Chapter
Brain Development Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, 3rd Edition Paus T 1231995600 Book Chapter
Orbitofrontal cortex and drug use during adolescence: role of prenatal exposure to maternal smoking and BDNF genotype Archives of General Psychiatry Lotfipour S, Ferguson E, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike B, Richer L, Seguin JR, Toro R, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1230786000 Journal Article
Why do many psychiatric disorders emerge during adolescence? Nature Reviews. Neuroscience Paus T, Keshavan M, Giedd JN 1228798800 Journal Article
The rate of visuomotor adaptation is associated with white matter integrity of cerebellar projections to motor cortices SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS DellaMaggiore VM, Johansen-Berg H, Paus T 1226811600 Abstract
Cooperative behavior in adolescence: Economic antecedents and neural underpinnings Positive Youth Development and Spirituality: From Theory to Research Paus T, Gachter S, Starmer C, Wilkinson R 1226725200 Book Chapter
Functional coactivation map of the human brain. Cerebral Cortex Toro R, Fox PT, Paus T 1225512000 Journal Article
Brain size and folding of the human cerebral cortex. Cerebral Cortex Toro R, Perron M, Pike B, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1222833600 Journal Article
Growth of white matter in the adolescent brain: role of testosterone and androgen receptor Journal of Neuroscience Perrin JS, Herve PY, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike GB, Pitiot A, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1221624000 Journal Article
Intra-abdominal adiposity and individual components of the metabolic syndrome in adolescence: sex differences and underlying mechanisms. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Syme C, Abrahamowicz M, Leonard GT, Perron M, Pitiot A, Qiu X, Richer L, Totman J, Veillette S, Xiao Y, Gaudet D, Paus T, Pausova Z 1209614400 Journal Article
Time course of number magnitude interference during grasping. Cortex Andres M, Ostry DJ, Nicol F, Paus T 1207022400 Journal Article
Corpus callosum in adolescent offspring exposed prenatally to maternal cigarette smoking. NeuroImage Paus T, Nawazkhan I, Leonard G, Perron M, Pike GB, Pitiot A, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z 1207022400 Journal Article
Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking and the adolescent cerebral cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology Toro R, Leonard G, Lerner JV, Lerner RM, Perron M, Pike GB, Richer L, Veillette S, Pausova Z, Paus T 1207022400 Journal Article
Combining brain imaging with brain stimulation: Causality and connectivity The Oxford Handbook of Transcranial Stimulation Paus T 1200373200 Book Chapter
Morphological properties of the action-observation cortical network in adolescents with low and high resistance to peer influence. Social Neuroscience Paus T, Toro R, Leonard G, Lerner JV, Lerner RM, Perron M, Pike GB, Richer L, Steinberg L 1199163600 Journal Article
Transcranial magnetic stimulation and the challenge of coil placement: a comparison of conventional and stereotaxic neuronavigational strategies. Human Brain Mapping Sparing R, Buelte D, Meister IG, Paus T, Fink GR 1199163600 Journal Article
Functional abnormalities in the primary orofacial sensorimotor cortex during speech in Parkinson's disease Movement Disorders Rektorova I, Barrett J, Mikl M, Rektor I, Paus T 1193803200 Journal Article
Mapping brain maturation and cognitive development during adolescence ECNP Paus T 1191211200 Abstract
The NIH MRI study of normal brain development: performance of a population based sample of healthy children aged 6 to 18 years on a neuropsychological battery. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society Waber DP, De Moor C, Forbes PW, Almli CR, Botteron KN, Leonard G, Milovan D, Paus T, Rumsey J, Brain Development Cooperative Group 1188619200 Journal Article
Assessment of adolescent body perception: development and characterization of a novel tool for morphing images of adolescent bodies. Behavior Research Methods Aleong R, Duchesne S, Paus T 1185940800 Journal Article
Neural mechanisms of resistance to peer influence in early adolescence Journal of Neuroscience Grosbras MH, Jansen M, Leonard G, McIntosh A, Osswald K, Poulsen C, Steinberg L, Toro R, Paus T 1185336000 Journal Article
Assignment of functional activations to probabilistic cytoarchitectonic areas revisited NeuroImage Eickhoff SB, Paus T, Caspers S, Grosbras MH, Evans AC, Zilles K, Amunts K 1183262400 Journal Article
Genes, maternal smoking, and the offspring brain and body during adolescence: design of the Saguenay Youth Study Human Brain Mapping Pausova Z, Paus T, Abrahamowicz M, Almerigi J, Arbour N, Bernard M, Gaudet D, Hanzalek P, Hamet P, Evans AC, Kramer M, Laberge L, Leal SM, Leonard G, Lerner J, Lerner RM, Mathieu J, Perron M, Pike B, Pitiot A, Richer L, Seguin JR, Syme C, Toro R, Tremblay RE, Veillette S, Watkins K 1183003200 Journal Article
Imaging genomics: mapping the influence of genetics on brain structure and function. Human Brain Mapping Glahn DC, Paus T, Thompson PM 1180670400 Journal Article
Magnetic resonance imaging as a tool for in vivo and ex vivo anatomical phenotyping in experimental genetic models. Human Brain Mapping Pitiot A, Pausova Z, Prior M, Perrin J, Loyse N, Paus T 1180670400 Journal Article
Age-related changes in transient and oscillatory brain responses to auditory stimulation in healthy adults 19-45 years old. Cerebral Cortex Poulsen C, Picton TW, Paus T 1180670400 Journal Article
Integrity of white matter in the corpus callosum correlates with bimanual co-ordination skills. NeuroImage Johansen-Berg H, Della-Maggiore V, Behrens TE, Smith SM, Paus T 1167627600 Journal Article
Maturation of structural and functional connectivity in the human brain Handbook of Brain Connectivity Paus T 1167627600 Book Chapter
The neural response to transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human motor cortex. II. Thalamocortical contributions. Experimental Brain Research Van Der Werf YD, Sadikot AF, Strafella AP, Paus T 1162357200 Journal Article
The neural response to transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human motor cortex. I. Intracortical and cortico-cortical contributions. Experimental Brain Research Van Der Werf YD, Paus T 1162357200 Journal Article
The effect of 1Hz TMS of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and the frontal eye fields on performance of antisaccades SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Cherkasova MV, Paus T, Strafella A, Katz N, Nelson R, O'Driscoll GA 1161057600 Abstract
Changes in effective connectivity of the primary motor cortex in stroke patients after rehabilitative therapy. Experimental Neurology Chouinard PA, Leonard G, Paus T 1159675200 Journal Article
Brain networks involved in viewing angry hands or faces Cerebral Cortex Grosbras MH, Paus T 1154404800 Journal Article
The primary motor and premotor areas of the human cerebral cortex. Neuroscientist Chouinard PA, Paus T 1143867600 Journal Article
The NIH MRI study of normal brain development Neuroimage Evans AC, Brain Development Cooperative Group (Paus T), 1141189200 Journal Article
Transcranial magnetic stimulation of frontal oculomotor regions during smooth pursuit. Journal of Neuroscience Gagnon D, Paus T, Grosbras MH, Pike GB, O'Driscoll GA 1136091600 Journal Article
Modulation of phosphene perception during saccadic eye movements: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study of the human visual cortex. Experimental Brain Research Boulay C, Paus T 1130821200 Journal Article
Inferring causality in brain images: a perturbation approach Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences Paus T 1117339200 Journal Article
Cortical regions involved in eye movements, shifts of attention, and gaze perception. Human Brain Mapping Grosbras MH, Laird AR, Paus T 1114920000 Journal Article
Brain mapping Applied Development Science Paus T 1114920000 Book Chapter
Role of the primary motor and dorsal premotor cortices in the anticipation of forces during object lifting. Journal of Neuroscience Chouinard PA, Leonard G, Paus T 1109653200 Journal Article
Mapping brain maturation and cognitive development during adolescence. Trends in Cognitive Sciences Paus T 1107234000 Journal Article
Mapping brain development and aggression Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review Paus T 1107234000 Journal Article
Mapping brain development and aggression Developmental Origins of Aggression Paus T 1105765200 Book Chapter
Changes in white matter in long-term survivors of severe non-missile traumatic brain injury: a computational analysis of magnetic resonance images Journal of Neurotrauma Tomaiuolo F, Worsley KJ, Lerch J, Di Paola M, Carlesimo GA, Bonanni R, Caltagirone C, Paus T 1104555600 Journal Article
Frontal cortex Applied Development Science Paus T 1104555600 Book Chapter
Transient inactivation of the posterior parietal cortex interferes with arm trajectory adjustments during learning of new dynamics SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Della Maggiore VM, Malfait N, Ostry DJ, Paus T 1098849600 Abstract
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) of the human frontal cortex: implications for repetitive TMS treatment of depression. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience Paus T, Barrett J 1088654400 Journal Article
Modulation of motor excitability during speech perception: the role of Broca's area. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Watkins K, Paus T 1088654400 Journal Article
Mechanisms of action underlying the effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on mood: behavioral and brain imaging studies. Neuropsychopharmacology Barrett J, Della-Maggiore V, Chouinard PA, Paus T 1086062400 Journal Article
Exploring sensori–motor interactions by imaging and stimulating the human brain BRAIN AND COGNITION Paus T 1079499600 Abstract
Effects of left inferior prefrontal stimulation on episodic memory formation: a two-stage fMRI-rTMS study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Köhler S, Paus T, Buckner RL, Milner B 1078117200 Journal Article
Stimulation of the posterior parietal cortex interferes with arm trajectory adjustments during the learning of new dynamics. Journal of Neuroscience Della-Maggiore V, Malfait N, Ostry DJ, Paus T 1072933200 Journal Article
The role of the anterior cingulate cortex in pitch variation during sad affect European Journal of Neuroscience Barrett J, Pike GB, Paus T 1072933200 Journal Article
Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human frontal eye field facilitates visual awareness. European Journal of Neuroscience Grosbras MH, Paus T 1070254800 Journal Article
Striatal dopamine release induced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human motor cortex. Brain Strafella AP, Paus T, Fraraccio M, Dagher A 1070254800 Journal Article
The thalamus facilitates stimulus-evoked beta oscillations in the primary motor cortex: a TMS-EEG study in Parkinson's disease patients with unilateral ventrolateral thalamotomy SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Van Der Werf YD, Sadikot AF, Strafella AP, Paus T 1068613200 Abstract
Prenatal exposure to nicotine modifies kidney weight and blood pressure in genetically susceptible rats: a case of gene-environment interaction. Kidney International Pausova Z, Paus T, Sedova L, Berube J 1062388800 Journal Article
The role of parietal cortex in awareness of self-generated movements: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Cerebral Cortex MacDonald PA, Paus T 1062388800 Journal Article
Modulating neural networks with transcranial magnetic stimulation applied over the dorsal premotor and primary motor cortices. Journal of Neurophysiology Chouinard PA, Van Der Werf YD, Leonard G, Paus T 1059710400 Journal Article
Deformation-based surface morphometry applied to gray matter deformation. NeuroImage Chung MK, Worsley KJ, Robbins S, Paus T, Taylor J, Giedd JN, Rapoport JL, Evans AC 1044075600 Journal Article
Principles of Functional Neuroimaging Neuropsychiatry, Second Edition Paus T 1042606800 Book Chapter
Seeing and hearing speech excites the motor system involved in speech production. Neuropsychologia Watkins KE, Strafella AP, Paus T 1041397200 Journal Article
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation attenuates synchronous activity of neurons in the primary motor cortex. SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Van Der Werf YD, Paus T 1036472400 Abstract
Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human frontal eye field: effects on visual perception and attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Grosbras MH, Paus T 1033444800 Journal Article
Affect-induced changes in speech production Experimental Brain Research Barrett J, Paus T 1033444800 Journal Article
Anatomical correlates of learning novel speech sounds. Neuron Golestani N, Paus T, Zatorre RJ 1030593600 Journal Article
Role of the human medial frontal cortex in task switching: a combined fMRI and TMS study. Journal of Neurophysiology Rushworth MF, Hadland KA, Paus T, Sipila PK 1020225600 Journal Article
Anatomical variability of the anterior cingulate gyrus and basic dimensions of human personality. NeuroImage Pujol J, López A, Deus J, Cardoner N, Vallejo J, Capdevila A, Paus T 1017637200 Journal Article
Imaging the brain before, during, and after transcranial magnetic stimulation Handbook of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Paus T 1011070800 Book Chapter
Cortico-cortical connectivity of the human mid-dorsolateral frontal cortex and its modulation by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. European Journal of Neuroscience Paus T, Castro-Alamancos MA, Petrides M 1001908800 Journal Article
Synchronization of neuronal activity in the human primary motor cortex by transcranial magnetic stimulation: an EEG study. Journal of Neurophysiology Paus T, Sipila PK, Strafella AP 1001908800 Journal Article
Structural asymmetries in the human brain: a voxel-based statistical analysis of 142 MRI scans. Cerebral Cortex Watkins KE, Paus T, Lerch JP, Zijdenbos A, Collins DL, Neelin P, Taylor J, Worsley KJ, Evans AC 999316800 Journal Article
A four-dimensional probabilistic atlas of the human brain Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association Mazziotta J, Toga A, Evans A, Fox P, Lancaster J, Zilles K, Woods R, Paus T, Simpson G, Pike B, Holmes C, Collins L, Thompson P, MacDonald D, Iacoboni M, Schormann T, Amunts K, Palomero-Gallagher N, Geyer S, Parsons L, Narr K, Kabani N, Le Goualher G, Feidler J, Smith K, Boomsma D, Hulshoff Pol H, Cannon T, Kawashima R, Mazoyer B 999316800 Journal Article
A unified statistical approach to deformation-based morphometry. NeuroImage Chung MK, Worsley KJ, Paus T, Cherif C, Collins DL, Giedd JN, Rapoport JL, Evans AC 999316800 Journal Article
Attention systems and the organization of the human parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience Rushworth MF, Paus T, Sipila PK 993960000 Journal Article
Use of registration for cohort studies Medical Image Registration Collins DL, Zijdenbos A, Paus T, Evans AC 993614400 Book Chapter
Statistical analysis of cortical surface area change, with are application to brain growth Neuroimage Chung MK, Worsley KJ, Robbins S, Paus T, Taylor J, Giedd JN, Rapoport JL, Evans AC 992145600 Abstract
Primate anterior cingulate cortex: where motor control, drive and cognition interface. Nature Reviews. Neuroscience Paus T 991368000 Journal Article
Cerebral blood-flow changes induced by paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation of the primary motor cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology Strafella AP, Paus T 991368000 Journal Article
Assessment of voxel-based heritability of white and gray matter density using the intraclass correlation coefficient Neuroimage Bellera C, Paus T, Worsley KJ, Giedd JN, Rapoport JL, Zijdenbos A, Pausova Z, Evans AC 991368000 Abstract
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of mid-dorsolateral frontal cortex induces release of dopamine in the striatum Neuroimage Strafella AP, Paus T, Barrett J, Dagher A 991368000 Abstract
Statistical analysis of cortical surface area change, with an application to brain growth Neuroimage Chung MK, Worsley KJ, Robbins S, Paus T, Taylor J, Giedd JN, Rapoport JL, Evans AC 991368000 Abstract
Attention systems and the organization of the human parietal cortex Neuroimage Rushworth MFS, Paus T, Sipila PK 991368000 Journal Article
Integration of transcranial magnetic stimulation and brain imaging Society of Biological Psychiatry 2001 Annual Meeting Paus T 988862400 Abstract
Propofol anesthesia and cerebral blood flow changes elicited by vibrotactile stimulation: a positron emission tomography study. Journal of Neurophysiology Bonhomme V, Fiset P, Meuret P, Backman S, Plourde G, Paus T, Bushnell MC, Evans AC 983422800 Journal Article
Maturation of white matter in the human brain: a review of magnetic resonance studies. Brain Research Bulletin Paus T, Collins DL, Evans AC, Leonard G, Pike B, Zijdenbos A 981003600 Journal Article
A probabilistic atlas and reference system for the human brain: International Consortium for Brain Mapping (ICBM). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences Mazziotta J, Toga A, Evans A, Fox P, Lancaster J, Zilles K, Woods R, Paus T, Simpson G, Pike B, Holmes C, Collins L, Thompson P, MacDonald D, Iacoboni M, Schormann T, Amunts K, Palomero-Gallagher N, Geyer S, Parsons L, Narr K, Kabani N, Le Goualher G, Boomsma D, Cannon T, Kawashima R, Mazoyer B 978325200 Journal Article
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human prefrontal cortex induces dopamine release in the caudate nucleus. Journal of Neuroscience Strafella AP, Paus T, Barrett J, Dagher A 978325200 Journal Article
Modulation of cortical excitability during observation of speech: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Watkins KE, Paus T, Strafella AP 973746000 Abstract
Transcranial magnetic stimulation of frontal eye-field during shifts of visuospatial attention SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Grosbras MH, Paus T 973746000 Abstract
Longitudinal MRI in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: effects of prior stimulant treatment in cerebellum and total brain SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Castellanos FX, Giedd JN, Walter JM, Sharp W, Zijdenbos A, Paus T, Evans AC, Rapoport JL 973573200 Abstract
Learning new speech sounds: reallocation of functional substrates SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Golestani NA, Zatorre R, Paus T, Köhler S 973573200 Abstract
Cerebral blood flow changes induced by paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation of the primary motor cortex. SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ABSTRACTS Strafella AP, Paus T 973486800 Abstract
Modulation of cortical excitability during action observation: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Neuroreport Strafella AP, Paus T 963547200 Journal Article
Functional connectivity of the anterior cingulate cortex within the human frontal lobe: a brain-mapping meta-analysis. Experimental Brain Research Koski L, Paus T 962424000 Journal Article
Significant effect of subject movement during brain PET imaging with transcranial magnetic stimulation JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE Lee JS, Kim KM, Lee DS, Paek MY, Ahn JY, Paus T, Park KS, Chung JK, Lee MC 960004800 Abstract
Cortico-cortical connectivity of the human mid-dorsolateral frontal cortex and its modulation by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: a combined TMS/PET study Neuroimage Paus T, Castro-Alamancos M, Petrides M 957153600 Abstract
Mid-latency brain potentials elicited by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) of the primary motor cortex (M1) Neuroimage Paus T, Sipila P, Strafella A 957153600 Abstract
Detecting structural brain asymmetries using voxel-based morphometry Neuroimage Watkins KE, Paus T, Zijdenbos A, Collins DL, Lerch JP, Neelin P, Worsley KJ, Evans AC 957153600 Abstract
Statistical analysis of local volume change, with an application to brain growth Neuroimage Chung MK, Worsley KJ, Cherif C, Paus T, Collins DL, Rapoport JL, Evans AC 957153600 Abstract
Effect of head/coil movement during combined TMS-PET studies Neuroimage Lee DS, Lee JS, Kim KM, Paek MY, Ahn JY, Chung JK, Lee MC, Paus T 957153600 Abstract
Functional anatomy of arousal and attention systems in the human brain Progress in Brain Research: Cognition, emotion and autonomic responses: The integrative role of the prefrontal cortex and limbic structures Paus T 947912400 Book Chapter
Brain development during childhood and adolescence: a longitudinal MRI study. Nature Neuroscience Giedd JN, Blumenthal J, Jeffries NO, Castellanos FX, Liu H, Zijdenbos A, Paus T, Evans AC, Rapoport JL 938750400 Journal Article
Progressive cortical change during adolescence in childhood-onset schizophrenia. A longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study. Archives of General Psychiatry Rapoport JL, Giedd JN, Blumenthal J, Hamburger S, Jeffries N, Fernandez T, Nicolson R, Bedwell J, Lenane M, Zijdenbos A, Paus T, Evans A 930801600 Journal Article
Brain mechanisms of propofol-induced loss of consciousness in humans: a positron emission tomographic study. Journal of Neuroscience Fiset P, Paus T, Daloze T, Plourde G, Meuret P, Bonhomme V, Hajj-Ali N, Backman SB, Evans AC 930801600 Journal Article
Structural maturation of neural pathways in children and adolescents: in vivo study. Science Paus T, Zijdenbos A, Worsley K, Collins DL, Blumenthal J, Giedd JN, Rapoport JL, Evans AC 921819600 Journal Article
Frequency-dependent changes in cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen during activation of human visual cortex. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism Vafaee MS, Meyer E, Marrett S, Paus T, Evans AC, Gjedde A 920264400 Journal Article
Imaging the brain before, during, and after transcranial magnetic stimulation. Neuropsychologia Paus T 917845200 Journal Article
Increased blood flow in the basal ganglia when using cues to direct attention. Experimental Brain Research Koski L, Paus T, Hofle N, Petrides M 915166800 Journal Article
Cerebral mechanisms of hypnotic induction and suggestion Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Rainville P, Hofbauer RK, Paus T, Duncan GH, Bushnell MC, Price DD 915166800 Journal Article
Directed attention after unilateral frontal excisions in humans. Neuropsychologia Koski LM, Paus T, Petrides M 912488400 Journal Article
Regional differences in the effects of task difficulty and motor output on blood flow response in the human anterior cingulate cortex: a review of 107 PET activation studies. Neuroreport Paus T, Koski L, Caramanos Z, Westbury C 898488000 Journal Article
Dose-dependent reduction of cerebral blood flow during rapid-rate transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human sensorimotor cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology Paus T, Jech R, Thompson CJ, Comeau R, Peters T, Evans AC 886309200 Journal Article
Transcranial magnetic stimulation during PET: reaching and verifying the target site. Human Brain Mapping Paus T, Wolforth M 883630800 Journal Article
Applications of random field theory to functional connectivity. Human Brain Mapping Worsley KJ, Cao J, Paus T, Petrides M, Evans AC 883630800 Journal Article
Combining transcranial magnetic stimulation and neuroimaging to map the brain - Response from Paus Trends in Cognitive Sciences Paus T 873086400 Journal Article
Regional cerebral blood flow changes as a function of delta and spindle activity during slow wave sleep in humans. Journal of Neuroscience Hofle N, Paus T, Reutens D, Fiset P, Gotman J, Evans AC, Jones BE 865137600 Journal Article
Blindsight in hemispherectomized patients as revealed by spatial summation across the vertical meridian. Brain Tomaiuolo F, Ptito M, Marzi CA, Paus T, Ptito A 862459200 Journal Article
Transcranial magnetic stimulation during positron emission tomography: a new method for studying connectivity of the human cerebral cortex. Journal of Neuroscience Paus T, Jech R, Thompson CJ, Comeau R, Peters T, Evans AC 862459200 Journal Article
Time-Related Changes in Neural Systems Underlying Attention and Arousal During the Performance of an Auditory Vigilance Task Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Paus T, Zatorre RJ, Hofle N, Caramanos Z, Gotman J, Petrides M, Evans AC 862459200 Journal Article
In vivo morphometry of the intrasulcal gray matter in the human cingulate, paracingulate, and superior-rostral sulci: hemispheric asymmetries, gender differences and probability maps. Journal of Comparative Neurology Paus T, Otaky N, Caramanos Z, MacDonald D, Zijdenbos A, D'Avirro D, Gutmans D, Holmes C, Tomaiuolo F, Evans AC 851317200 Journal Article
Modulation of cerebral blood flow in the human auditory cortex during speech: role of motor-to-sensory discharges. European Journal of Neuroscience Paus T, Perry DW, Zatorre RJ, Worsley KJ, Evans AC 846824400 Journal Article
Imaging motor-to-sensory discharges in the human brain: an experimental tool for the assessment of functional connectivity. NeuroImage Paus T, Marrett S, Worsley K, Evans A 844142400 Journal Article
Location and function of the human frontal eye-field: a selective review. Neuropsychologia Paus T 833601600 Journal Article
Modulation of cerebral blood-flow in the human auditory cortex during speech: role of motor-to-sensory discharges Neuroimage Paus T, Perry DW, Zatorre RJ, Worsley KJ, Evans AC 833601600 Abstract
Human cingulate and paracingulate sulci: Pattern, variability, asymmetry, and probabilistic map Cerebral Cortex Paus T, Tomaiuolo F, Otaky N, MacDonald D, Petrides M, Atlas J, Morris R, Evans AC 825656400 Journal Article
Workshop on the anatomic definition and boundaries of the supplementary sensorimotor area Advances in Neurology Wise SP, Fried I, Olivier A, Paus T, Rizzolatti G, Zilles KJ 820472400 Journal Article
Extraretinal modulation of cerebral blood flow in the human visual cortex: implications for saccadic suppression. Journal of Neurophysiology Paus T, Marrett S, Worsley KJ, Evans AC 815202000 Journal Article
Role of the human anterior cingulate cortex in the control of oculomotor, manual, and speech responses: a positron emission tomography study. Journal of Neurophysiology Paus T, Petrides M, Evans AC, Meyer E 744177600 Journal Article
Two modes of central gaze fixation maintenance and oculomotor distractibility in schizophrenics. Schizophrenia Research Paus T 683697600 Journal Article
Medial vs lateral frontal lobe lesions and differential impairment of central-gaze fixation maintenance in man. Brain Paus T, Kalina M, Patockova L, Angerova Y, Cerna R, Mecir P, Bauer J, Krabec P 673070400 Journal Article
Development of an ability to maintain verbally instructed central gaze fixation studied in 8- to 10-year-old children. International Journal of Psychophysiology Paus T, Babenko V, Radil T 657435600 Journal Article
The development of sustained attention in children might be related to the maturation of frontal cortical functions. Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis Paus T 599634000 Journal Article
An automatic device for monitoring the level of visual vigilance Studia Psychologica Paus T 410245200 Journal Article
Vitamin C influence on attention and vigilance Scripta Medica Paus T 378709200 Journal Article

Academic Appointments

  • 2010–Present: Anne and Max Tanenbaum Professor and Chair of Population Neuroscience, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2010–Present: Senior Scientist , Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2010–Present: Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2010–Present: Special Professor in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham
  • 2005–Present: Adjunct Professor, Departments of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Psychology, McGill University
  • 2005–2009: Professor and Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Schools of Psychology and Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham
  • 2002–2004: Associate Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University
  • 2002–2004: Associate Professor (Adjunct), Department of Psychology, McGill University
  • 1999–2002: Assistant Professor (Adjunct) , Department of Psychology, McGill University
  • 1997–2002: Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University
  • 1995–1997: Lecturer, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University

Reviewership

Editorial Board

  • 2009–Present: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (Member)
  • 2007–Present: Brain Stimulation (Member)
  • 2006–Present: Social Neuroscience (Associate Editor)
  • 2000–Present: Human Brain Mapping (2002-present: Associate Editor)

Distinctions and Awards

  • 2010: Elected Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
  • 2009: Gold Medal , Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • 2006: Elected President, International Society for Behavioural Neuroscience
  • 2005: Wolfson Merit Award, Royal Society
  • 2002: Killan Scholar, MNI
  • 2001: Elected to the Governing Council, Organization for Human Brain Mapping
  • 1999: Scholarship Award, MRC (Canada)
  • 1995: Elected membership, International Neuropsychology Symposium

Research Projects

External

  • 2010–2015: ALSPAC STUDY: Axon, Testosterone and Mental Health during Adolescence

    Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S.A.

    This research combines two approaches: population and experimental neuroscience. Taking advantage of an existing birth cohort cohort of adolescents in Bristol, England (ALSPAC), we investigate, with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the relationship between testosterone trajectories during adolescence and structural properties of white matter. We also use MRI and electron microscopy to test experimentally the effect of testosterone treatment on structural and functional properties of white matter in experimental animals (rats).
  • 2008–2013: SAGUENAY YOUTH STUDY: Long-term consequences of prenatal exposure to maternal cigaretete smoking on brain structure, function and mental health in adolescence: role of genes and environment in brain development

    Sponsors: CIHR

    The primary objective of this research program is to determine long-term consequences of an adverse intrauterine environment, namely prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking, on brain structure and function, psychosocial adaptation and academic achievement, and mental health in adolescents. It is a part of a multi-disciplinary program that studies two major systems (i.e. brain and cardiovascular/metabolic systems) in two different species (humans and rats). State-of-the-art tools are used to measure phenotypes of interest in both species, including computational analysis of magnetic resonance images (MRI), experimental tests of cognitive function, and non-invasive and comprehensive assessment of cardiovascular functions and obesity measures. The search for genes of various complex traits is facilitated by working with a geographically isolated population, namely that of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.
  • 2006–2011: IMAGEN STUDY: Reinforcement-related behaviour in normal brain function and psychopathology

    Sponsors: European Union FP6

    The goal of this project is to identify the neurobiological and genetic basis of individual differences, during adolescence, in brain responses to reward, punishment and emotional cues, and to assess their relevance for mental disorder such as addiction. This is a multicentre functional and structural genetic-neuroimaging study of a cohort of 2,000 14-year old adolescents. We will assess association with markers of genes chosen from existing genomic information, and from our studies of animals selected for extreme phenotypes of impulsivity and other relevant behavioural traits.
  • 2002–2004: SANTA FE STUDY: A longitudinal study of brain development during adolescence

    Sponsors: Santa Fe Institute Consortium

    We were part of The Santa Fe Institute Consortium, a group that had initiated a longitudinal study of brain development during infancy and adolescence. We studied changes in brain anatomy using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), brain physiology using Electroencephalography (EEG) and functional MRI, and behaviour, with the emphasis on social cognition and language.

Advisory Boards

  • 2009–Present: Advisory Committee of the NSF Centre for Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (LIFE)
  • 2008Present: Advisory Board of NUTRIMENTHE, an EU-FP7 Project (Chair)
  • 2008Present: Scientific Advisory Board (Member), MIND Research Network, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.
  • 2007Present: Scientific Advisory Board (Member), Program in Perinatal Determinants of Brain & Mental Health, University of Lethbridge

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