Mario Beauregard

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Brain activity in near-death experiencers during a meditative state
    Mario Beauregard
    Unité de Neuroimagerie Fonctionnelle, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Canada
    Resuscitation 80:1006-10. 2009
  2. doi The neural basis of unconditional love
    Mario Beauregard
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Psychiatry Res 172:93-8. 2009
  3. ncbi Dysfunction in the neural circuitry of emotional self-regulation in major depressive disorder
    Mario Beauregard
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroreport 17:843-6. 2006
  4. doi Effect of mind on brain activity: evidence from neuroimaging studies of psychotherapy and placebo effect
    Mario Beauregard
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:5-16. 2009
  5. ncbi Functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of the effects of neurofeedback training on the neural bases of selective attention and response inhibition in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Mario Beauregard
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:3-20. 2006
  6. doi EEG activity in Carmelite nuns during a mystical experience
    Mario Beauregard
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 444:1-4. 2008
  7. ncbi Mind does really matter: evidence from neuroimaging studies of emotional self-regulation, psychotherapy, and placebo effect
    Mario Beauregard
    Department of Radiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    Prog Neurobiol 81:218-36. 2007
  8. ncbi Neural correlates of a mystical experience in Carmelite nuns
    Mario Beauregard
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 405:186-90. 2006
  9. ncbi Neural correlates of the affect regulation model in schizophrenia patients with substance use history: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Adham Mancini-Marie
    Department of Psychiatry, Fernand Seguin Research Center, Louis H Lafontaine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:342-50. 2006
  10. ncbi Neural correlates of lexical and sublexical processes in reading
    Sven Joubert
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Canada
    Brain Lang 89:9-20. 2004

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  1. doi Brain activity in near-death experiencers during a meditative state
    Mario Beauregard
    Unité de Neuroimagerie Fonctionnelle, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Canada
    Resuscitation 80:1006-10. 2009
    ..To measure brain activity in near-death experiencers during a meditative state...
  2. doi The neural basis of unconditional love
    Mario Beauregard
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Psychiatry Res 172:93-8. 2009
    ..This network contains cerebral structures known to be involved in romantic love or maternal love. Some of these structures represent key components of the brain's reward system...
  3. ncbi Dysfunction in the neural circuitry of emotional self-regulation in major depressive disorder
    Mario Beauregard
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroreport 17:843-6. 2006
    ..These results suggest that emotional dysregulation in major depressive disorder is related to a disturbance in the neural circuitry of emotional self-regulation...
  4. doi Effect of mind on brain activity: evidence from neuroimaging studies of psychotherapy and placebo effect
    Mario Beauregard
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:5-16. 2009
    ..g. molecular, cellular, neural circuit) and brain plasticity...
  5. ncbi Functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of the effects of neurofeedback training on the neural bases of selective attention and response inhibition in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Mario Beauregard
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:3-20. 2006
    ..These results suggest that NFT has the capacity to functionally normalize the brain systems mediating selective attention and response inhibition in AD/HD children...
  6. doi EEG activity in Carmelite nuns during a mystical experience
    Mario Beauregard
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 444:1-4. 2008
    ..These results indicate that mystical experiences are mediated by marked changes in EEG power and coherence. These changes implicate several cortical areas of the brain in both hemispheres...
  7. ncbi Mind does really matter: evidence from neuroimaging studies of emotional self-regulation, psychotherapy, and placebo effect
    Mario Beauregard
    Department of Radiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    Prog Neurobiol 81:218-36. 2007
    ..An attempt is made to interpret the results of these neuroimaging studies with a new theoretical framework called the Psychoneural Translation Hypothesis...
  8. ncbi Neural correlates of a mystical experience in Carmelite nuns
    Mario Beauregard
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 405:186-90. 2006
    ..Other loci of activation were seen in the extra-striate visual cortex. These results suggest that mystical experiences are mediated by several brain regions and systems...
  9. ncbi Neural correlates of the affect regulation model in schizophrenia patients with substance use history: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Adham Mancini-Marie
    Department of Psychiatry, Fernand Seguin Research Center, Louis H Lafontaine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:342-50. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that patients with a history of substance use would have increased cerebral activations in response to aversive stimuli when compared to abstinent patients...
  10. ncbi Neural correlates of lexical and sublexical processes in reading
    Sven Joubert
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Canada
    Brain Lang 89:9-20. 2004
    ..The results as a whole demonstrate that lexical and sublexical processes in reading activate different regions within a complex network of brain structures...
  11. ncbi The impact of individual differences on the neural circuitry underlying sadness
    Fanny Eugène
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neuroimage 19:354-64. 2003
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  12. pmc Impact of meditation training on the default mode network during a restful state
    Véronique A Taylor
    Departement de Psychologie, Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:4-14. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that meditation training leads to functional connectivity changes between core DMN regions possibly reflecting strengthened present-moment awareness...
  13. doi Early influence of the rs4675690 on the neural substrates of sadness
    Emilie Fortier
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Affect Disord 135:336-40. 2011
    ..It is not known whether differential brain activity during negative mood state appears early in life in T allele carriers...
  14. ncbi Brain activity during emotionally negative pictures in schizophrenia with and without flat affect: an fMRI study
    Cherine Fahim
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 140:1-15. 2005
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  15. ncbi Neural circuitry underlying voluntary suppression of sadness
    Johanne Levesque
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 53:502-10. 2003
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  16. ncbi "Change the mind and you change the brain": effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy on the neural correlates of spider phobia
    Vincent Paquette
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, 4565 Queen Mary Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3W 1W5
    Neuroimage 18:401-9. 2003
    ..They further indicate that the changes made at the mind level, within a psychotherapeutic context, are able to functionally "rewire" the brain...
  17. ncbi Effect of neurofeedback training on the neural substrates of selective attention in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Johanne Levesque
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie Expérimentale et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 394:216-21. 2006
    ..These results suggest that in AD/HD children, NFT has the capacity to normalize the functioning of the ACC, the key neural substrate of selective attention...
  18. doi Altered patterns of brain activity during transient sadness in children at familial risk for major depression
    Mélissa L Lévesque
    CHU Sainte Justine Research Centre, Montreal, Canada
    J Affect Disord 135:410-3. 2011
    ..We used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to investigate the neural correlates of sadness, the prevailing mood in major depression (MD), in a prospective, well-documented community sample followed since birth...
  19. ncbi Differential hemodynamic brain activity in schizophrenia patients with blunted affect during quetiapine treatment
    Cherine Fahim
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:367-71. 2005
    ..Unique BOLD changes in the putamen and DLPFC with quetiapine, in the BA+ postquetiapine, may reflect modality-specific effects. Controlled studies are needed to further assess these preliminary findings...
  20. ncbi Quetiapine: focus on emotional numbing in depersonalization disorder: an fMRI case report
    Adham Mancini-Marie
    Center de Recherche Fernand Seguin, Hôpital Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine, University of Montreal, 7331, rue Hochelaga, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1N 3V2
    Eur Psychiatry 21:574-7. 2006
  21. doi Effect of a psychoneurotherapy on brain electromagnetic tomography in individuals with major depressive disorder
    Vincent Paquette
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 174:231-9. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the normalization of high-beta activity in cortico-limbic/paralimbic regions can be associated with a significant reduction of depressive symptoms...
  22. ncbi Individual variation in neural correlates of sadness in children: a twin fMRI study
    Catherine Côté
    Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:482-7. 2007
    ..Sadness being the prevailing mood in depression, these findings may be of relevance to the etiology of childhood depressive disorders...
  23. doi Neurofeedback training induces changes in white and gray matter
    Jimmy Ghaziri
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Clin EEG Neurosci 44:265-72. 2013
    ..After 50 years of research in the field of neurofeedback, our study constitutes the first empirical demonstration that NFT can lead to microstructural changes in white and gray matter. ..
  24. ncbi Genes and memory: the neuroanatomical correlates of emotional memory in monozygotic twin discordant for schizophrenia
    Cherine Fahim
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Brain Cogn 55:250-3. 2004
    ..In this paradigm, the difference score and reaction time between the unaffected member and affected member of a twin pair should represent the degree of pathologic involvement irrespective of actual level...
  25. doi Impact of mindfulness on the neural responses to emotional pictures in experienced and beginner meditators
    Véronique A Taylor
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroimage 57:1524-33. 2011
    ..These results have implications for affect-related psychological disorders...
  26. doi Early impact of 5-HTTLPR polymorphism on the neural correlates of sadness
    Emilie Fortier
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition CERNEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 485:261-5. 2010
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  27. pmc Film excerpts shown to specifically elicit various affects lead to overlapping activation foci in a large set of symmetrical brain regions in males
    Sherif Karama
    McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e22343. 2011
    ..This study clearly confirms for the visual modality, that processing emotional stimuli leads to widespread increases in activation that cluster within relatively confined areas, regardless of valence...
  28. ncbi Neural correlates of sad feelings in schizophrenia with and without blunted affect
    Emmanuel Stip
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin, Hôpital Luois Hippolyte Lafontaine, Universite de Montreal
    Can J Psychiatry 50:909-17. 2005
    ..We aimed to further investigate this by examining the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (VLPFC) activation in response to the passive viewing of sad film excerpts...
  29. ncbi Restoration of frontal activation during a treatment with quetiapine: an fMRI study of blunted affect in schizophrenia
    Emmanuel Stip
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin, Hôpital Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine, Université de Montréal 7331, rue Hochelaga Montréal Québec, Canada H1N 3V2
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:21-6. 2005
    ..e., passive withdrawal, emotional withdrawal, social avoidance) in schizophrenia...
  30. ncbi Semantic category differences in cross-form priming
    David Gold
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:796-805. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in the context of theoretical accounts of the category-specific impairments observed in brain-damaged populations...
  31. pmc Cerebral activity associated with auditory verbal hallucinations: a functional magnetic resonance imaging case study
    Lahcen Ait Bentaleb
    Fernand Seguin Research Centre, Louis H Lafontaine Hospital, Beauregard University of Montreal, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montreal, Montreal, Que
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 27:110-5. 2002
    ..Potential limitations to the generalization of our results are discussed...
  32. ncbi Areas of brain activation in males and females during viewing of erotic film excerpts
    Sherif Karama
    Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Hum Brain Mapp 16:1-13. 2002
    ..They further suggest that the greater SA generally experienced by men, when viewing erotica, may be related to the functional gender difference found here with respect to the hypothalamus...
  33. ncbi Separate neural circuits for primary emotions? Brain activity during self-induced sadness and happiness in professional actors
    Mario Pelletier
    Ventre hospitalier de l Université de Montréal, Hopital Notre Dame, Montreal, Canada H3W IW5
    Neuroreport 14:1111-6. 2003
    ..These results suggest that sadness and happiness may be associated with similar brain regions but distinct sub-regions and neural circuits...
  34. ncbi Increased striatal gray matter densities in patients with schizophrenia and substance use disorder: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Stephane Potvin
    Department of Psychiatry, Fernand Seguin Research Center, University of Montreal, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 154:275-9. 2007
    ..Increased striatal GMD were found in patients with schizophrenia and substance use disorder (n=12), but not schizophrenia only patients (n=11), compared to healthy volunteers (n=15)...
  35. pmc In vivo measurements of brain trapping of C-labelled alpha-methyl-L-tryptophan during acute changes in mood states
    Elisabeth Perreau-Linck
    Perreau Linck, Beauregard, Paquette Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Que
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 32:430-4. 2007
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