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Kirmayer, L. J., Lemelson, R. B., & Cummings, C. A. (forthcoming). Revisioning psychiatry: Cultural phenomenology, critical neuroscience, and global mental health. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


Dailey, T. C., Weisner, T., & Singhal, N. (2014). Adults with autism in India: A mixed-method approach to make meaning of daily routines. Social Science & Medicine.

Gold, I., & Gold, J. (2014). Suspicious minds: How culture shapes madness. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.


Crump, C., Kishore, A., & Zaidel, E. (2013). Focus on the positive: Anxiety modulates the effects of emotional stimuli on hemispheric attention (pdf).

Daley, T. C., Singhal, N., Krishnamurthy, V. (2013).  Ethical considerations in conducting research on autism spectrum disorders in low and middle income countriesJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Immordino-Yang, M. H. (2013). Studying the effects of culture by integrating neuroscientific with ethnographic approaches. Psychological Inquiry, 24(1), 42–46.

Spreng, R. N., Sepulcre, J., Turner, G. R., Stevens, W. D., & Schacter, D. L. (2013). Intrinsic Architecture Underlying the Relations among the Default, Dorsal Attention, and Frontoparietal Control Networks of the Human Brain. J Cogn Neurosci, 25(1), 74-86.


Adeponle, A. B., Thombs, B. D., Groleau, D., Jarvis, E., & Kirmayer, L. J. (2012). Using the cultural formulation to resolve uncertainty in diagnoses of psychosis among ethnoculturally diverse patients. Psychiatr Serv, 63(2), 147-153.

Bialystok, E., Craik, F. I. M., & Luk, G. (2012). Bilingualism: Consequences for mind and brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16(4), 240–250 (read now).

Brezis, R. (2012). Autism as a case for neuroanthropology: Delineating the role of theory of mind in religious development. In D. H. Lende & G. Downey (Eds.), The encultured brain (pp. 291–314). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Brezis, R. (2012). The self in autismAutism Network, 7(2). English version | Hindi version

Dinh, N. M., Groleau, D., Kirmayer, L. J., Rodriguez, C., & Bibeau, G. (2012). Influence of the DSM-IV Outline for Cultural Formulation on multidisciplinary case conferences in mental health. Anthropol Med, 19(3), 261-276.

Kirmayer, L. J. (2012a). Changing patterns in suicide among young people. CMAJ, 184(9), 1015-1016.

Kirmayer, L. J. (2012b). Cultural competence and evidence-based practice in mental health: epistemic communities and the politics of pluralism. Soc Sci Med, 75(2), 249-256.

Kirmayer, L. J. (2012c). Rethinking cultural competence. Transcult Psychiatry, 49(2), 149-164. doi: 49/2/149 [pii]10.1177/1363461512444673

Patel, R., Spreng, R. N., Shin, L. M., & Girard, T. A. (2012). Neurocircuitry models of posttraumatic stress disorder and beyond: a meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies. Neurosci Biobehav Rev, 36(9), 2130-2142. doi: S0149-7634(12)00093-0 [pii]10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.06.003

Patel, R., Spreng, R. N., & Turner, G. R. (2012). Functional Brain Changes Following Cognitive and Motor Skills Training: A Quantitative Meta-analysis. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. doi: 1545968312461718 [pii]10.1177/1545968312461718

Saxbe, D. E., Yang, X. F., Borofsky, L. A., & Immordino-Yang, M. H. (2012). The embodiment of emotion: language use during the feeling of social emotions predicts cortical somatosensory activity. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. doi: nss075 [pii]10.1093/scan/nss075

Schacter, D. L., Addis, D. R., Hassabis, D., Martin, V. C., Spreng, R. N., & Szpunar, K. K. (2012). The future of memory: remembering, imagining, and the brain. Neuron, 76(4), 677-694. doi: S0896-6273(12)00991-9 [pii]10.1016/j.neuron.2012.11.001

Spreng, R. N. (2012). The fallacy of a “task-negative” network. Front Psychol, 3, 145. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00145

Spreng, R. N., & Levine, B. (2012). Doing what we imagine: Completion rates and frequency attributes of imagined future events one year after prospection. Memory. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2012.736524

Spreng, R. N., & Schacter, D. L. (2012). Default network modulation and large-scale network interactivity in healthy young and old adults. Cereb Cortex, 22(11), 2610-2621. doi: bhr339 [pii]

Weisner, T. (2012). Mixed methods should be a valued practice in anthropology [Commentary]. Anthropology News. Retrieved from


Green, D., & Zaidel, E. (2011). Hemispheric differences in attentional orienting by social cues. Neuropsychologia, 49, 61–68.

Immordino-Yang, M. H., & Singh, V. (2011). Hippocampal contributions to the processing of social emotions. Hum Brain Mapp. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21485


Immordino-Yang, M. H., McColl, A., Damasio, H., & Damasio, A. (2009). Neural correlates of admiration and compassion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 106(19), 8021-8026. doi: 0810363106 [pii]


Hill, A., Barnea, A., Herzberg, K., Rassis-Ariel, A., Rotem, S. Meltzer, Y., Li, Y. H., & Zaidel, E. (2008). Measuring and modulating hemispheric attention. In F. Aboitiz & D. Cosmelli (eds.),  From attention to goal-directed behavior. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.


Greene, D. J., Barnea, A., Herzberg, K., Rassis, A., Neta, M., Raz, A., & Zaidel, E. (2007). Measuring attention in the hemispheres: The lateralized attention network test (LANT). Brain and Cognition.

Paradis, M. (2007). Bilingualism and neuropsychiatric disorders. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 21, 199–230 (read now).