Ian J Kirk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The unusual symmetry of musicians: musicians have equilateral interhemispheric transfer for visual information
    Lucy L M Patston
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Level 6, Human Sciences Building, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuropsychologia 45:2059-65. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of theta-range oscillations in synchronising and integrating activity in distributed mnemonic networks
    Ian J Kirk
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cortex 39:993-1008. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological responses to face, facial regions and objects in adults with Asperger's syndrome: an ERP investigation
    Kate O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Psychophysiol 63:283-93. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Early visual evoked potentials in callosal agenesis
    Melodie S Barr
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuropsychology 19:707-27. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Spatial frequency-specific potentiation of human visual-evoked potentials
    Nicolas A McNair
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroreport 17:739-41. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric callosal transfer in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: an event-related potential study
    Mei Hsin Suzanne Rolfe
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroreport 18:255-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Binocular rivalry reveals a dissociation between the subjective experience and induced gamma oscillations
    Scott L Fairhall
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Neurosci 27:213-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint An ERP investigation of the Stroop task: the role of the cingulate in attentional allocation and conflict resolution
    Gjurgjica Badzakova-Trajkov
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ, New Zealand
    Brain Res 1253:139-48. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Testing the repression hypothesis: effects of emotional valence on memory suppression in the think - no think task
    Anthony J Lambert
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Conscious Cogn 19:281-93. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Decreased desychronisation during self-paced movements in frequency bands involving sensorimotor integration and motor functioning in Parkinson's disease
    Vanessa K Lim
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Brain Res Bull 71:245-51. 2006

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint The unusual symmetry of musicians: musicians have equilateral interhemispheric transfer for visual information
    Lucy L M Patston
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Level 6, Human Sciences Building, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuropsychologia 45:2059-65. 2007
    ..It is suggested that plastic developmental changes caused by extended musical training in childhood result in equally efficient connections to both hemispheres...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of theta-range oscillations in synchronising and integrating activity in distributed mnemonic networks
    Ian J Kirk
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cortex 39:993-1008. 2003
    ..The potential utility of this technique will be increased greatly by the use of high-density EEG and algorithms to more precisely map the topography of cortical sources of EEG activity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological responses to face, facial regions and objects in adults with Asperger's syndrome: an ERP investigation
    Kate O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Psychophysiol 63:283-93. 2007
    ..This difference was not observed to objects. Together these findings suggest that adults with AS may be slower to process facial information...
  4. ncbi request reprint Early visual evoked potentials in callosal agenesis
    Melodie S Barr
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuropsychology 19:707-27. 2005
    ..Suggestions are made as to why these results differ from earlier findings and as to the neural mechanisms facilitating this ipsilateral activation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spatial frequency-specific potentiation of human visual-evoked potentials
    Nicolas A McNair
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroreport 17:739-41. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the long-term potentiation effect induced by the sensory tetanus is isolated to a discrete neural population in the visual cortex...
  6. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric callosal transfer in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: an event-related potential study
    Mei Hsin Suzanne Rolfe
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroreport 18:255-9. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Binocular rivalry reveals a dissociation between the subjective experience and induced gamma oscillations
    Scott L Fairhall
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Neurosci 27:213-6. 2008
    ..These results suggest that localized scalp-recorded gamma oscillations are dissociable from the subjective visual experience...
  8. doi request reprint An ERP investigation of the Stroop task: the role of the cingulate in attentional allocation and conflict resolution
    Gjurgjica Badzakova-Trajkov
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ, New Zealand
    Brain Res 1253:139-48. 2009
    ..The later peak in the incongruent-congruent difference wave, originating in anterior cingulate, likely reflects identification (and subsequent resolution) of conflict in the two sources of information...
  9. doi request reprint Testing the repression hypothesis: effects of emotional valence on memory suppression in the think - no think task
    Anthony J Lambert
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Conscious Cogn 19:281-93. 2010
    ..Implications of these findings for the relationship between performance in the TNT task and the controversial notion of memory repression are considered...
  10. ncbi request reprint Decreased desychronisation during self-paced movements in frequency bands involving sensorimotor integration and motor functioning in Parkinson's disease
    Vanessa K Lim
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Brain Res Bull 71:245-51. 2006
    ..This activity difference in patients with Parkinson's disease may be due to deficits in sensorimotor integration...
  11. ncbi request reprint Volition and the idle cortex: beta oscillatory activity preceding planned and spontaneous movement
    Scott L Fairhall
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Conscious Cogn 16:221-8. 2007
    ..A model is considered where by distributed neural activity remains outside of conscious awareness through the persistence of tonic slow wave cortical oscillations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Kinesthetic but not visual imagery assists in normalizing the CNV in Parkinson's disease
    Vanessa K Lim
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:2308-14. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether kinesthetic and/or visual imagery could alter the contingent negative variation (CNV) for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  13. doi request reprint Determining the subjective effects of TFMPP in human males
    Reem K Jan
    School of Pharmacy, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 211:347-53. 2010
    ..TFMPP has been anecdotally reported to induce mild psychedelic effects similar to lysergic acid diethylamide and psilocybin. There has been no research about the subjective effects of TFMPP in humans...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of trifluoromethylphenylpiperazine (TFMPP) on interhemispheric communication
    Heeseung Lee
    School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 213:707-14. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of TFMPP on central information processing speed in humans...
  15. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of masked word reading
    Scott L Fairhall
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Conscious Cogn 16:112-23. 2007
    ..The evoked response demonstrates a qualitatively distinct signature of unconscious cognition and directly demonstrates the extraction of abstract information under subliminal conditions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term enhanced desynchronization of the alpha rhythm following tetanic stimulation of human visual cortex
    Wesley C Clapp
    Psychology Department, City Campus, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neurosci Lett 398:220-3. 2006
    ..Because ERD of the alpha rhythm is thought to represent active cortex, these results suggest that the visual tetanus induces long-lasting cortical changes, with stronger neuronal assemblies and increased neuronal output...
  17. ncbi request reprint Symmetry of callosal information transfer in schizophrenia: a preliminary study
    Kylie J Barnett
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Schizophr Res 74:171-8. 2005
    ..This study uses 128-channel EEG to assess whether asymmetry of interhemispheric transfer found in normal individuals is present in those with schizophrenia, and whether this might point to a right-hemisphere dysfunction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anterior-posterior beta asymmetries in dyslexia during lexical decisions
    R Duncan Milne
    Department of Psychology, Private Bag 92019, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Brain Lang 84:309-17. 2003
    ..Our results therefore suggest compensation through weakness rather than strength, with phonological dyslexics focusing on a grapheme-to-phoneme strategy and dyseidetics focusing on visual word identification...
  19. ncbi request reprint Age-related improvements in auditory temporal resolution in reading-impaired children
    Michael J Hautus
    Department of Psychology and Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Dyslexia 9:37-45. 2003
    ..This result suggests that if remedial interventions targeted at temporal resolution deficits are to be effective, the early detection of the deficit and early application of the remedial programme is especially critical...
  20. ncbi request reprint Right hemispheric dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Kylie J Barnett
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Laterality 10:29-35. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the N300 and N400 ERPs to picture stimuli in congruent and incongruent contexts
    Jeff P Hamm
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1339-50. 2002
    ..Based upon theories of object identification, the semantic incongruity was manipulated to occur early or late in the object processing stream...
  22. ncbi request reprint The neurophysiological correlates of face processing in adults and children with Asperger's syndrome
    Kate O'Connor
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Brain Cogn 59:82-95. 2005
    ..However, these differences were not observed between AS and control children. This may result from incomplete development of the neuronal generators of these ERP components and/or early intervention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term potentiation in the human visual cortex: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Wesley C Clapp
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroreport 16:1977-80. 2005
    ..These results support the idea that long-term potentiation can be demonstrated non-invasively within the human visual cortex and provide evidence that the plastic changes are localized within the secondary visual cortex...
  24. doi request reprint Induction of orientation-specific LTP-like changes in human visual evoked potentials by rapid sensory stimulation
    Robert M Ross
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Brain Res Bull 76:97-101. 2008
    ..Furthermore, our results support earlier studies that have suggested that the locus of potentiation induced by rapid visual stimulation is visual cortex...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of task complexity on manual asymmetries
    Markus Hausmann
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cortex 40:103-10. 2004
    ..However, the influence of task complexity on manual asymmetry seems not to be monotonic...
  26. doi request reprint Atypical interhemispheric communication in left-handed individuals
    Sarina J Iwabuchi
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroreport 20:166-9. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Bilateral disadvantage: lack of interhemispheric cooperation in schizophrenia
    Kylie J Barnett
    Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Conscious Cogn 16:436-44. 2007
    ..The lack of bilateral gain in schizophrenia is discussed as arising from differences in the connections between areas in each hemisphere that mediate language...
  28. doi request reprint The neural networks involved in pitch labeling of absolute pitch musicians
    Carolyn Wu
    Department of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience RCCN, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroreport 19:851-4. 2008
    ..This suggests that when required to label tones without an external reference, absolute pitch musicians have the ability to recruit a greater network than nonabsolute pitch musicians or nonmusicians...
  29. doi request reprint Dual-task performance in late proficient bilinguals
    Gjurgjica Badzakova-Trajkov
    The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Laterality 13:201-16. 2008
    ..The data indicate more bilateral hemispheric involvement for both L2 and L1 in late proficient bilinguals living in the L2 environment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of memory load on hemispheric asymmetries of colour memory
    Wes Clapp
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Laterality 12:139-53. 2007
    ..The results suggest that verbal (mnemonic) strategies can significantly affect the magnitude of hemispheric asymmetries in a non-verbal task...
  31. ncbi request reprint Induction of LTP-like changes in human auditory cortex by rapid auditory stimulation: an FMRI study
    Tino Zaehle
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 25:251-9. 2007
    ..The goal of the present study was to investigate potential effects of LTP-like changes on the hemodynamic response of the human auditory cortex...
  32. ncbi request reprint Lack of asymmetrical transfer for linguistic stimuli in schizophrenia: an ERP study
    Kylie J Barnett
    Department of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1019-27. 2005
    ..To assess the mechanisms underlying lack of speeded information transfer asymmetry (faster right to left) for verbal information in schizophrenia...
  33. pmc Long-term potentiation of human visual evoked responses
    Timothy J Teyler
    Medical Education Program, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID and Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 21:2045-50. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Impaired dodging in food-conflict following fimbria-fornix transection in rats: a novel hippocampal formation deficit
    Scott D Oddie
    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Red Deer College, Box 5005, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Res Bull 57:565-73. 2002
    ..The finding of this novel deficit underscores the importance of considering both loss as well as release phenomena in the analysis of hippocampal formation function...