Steven M Platek

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Yawn, yawn, yawn, yawn; yawn, yawn, yawn! The social, evolutionary and neuroscientific facets of contagious yawning
    Steven M Platek
    Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Front Neurol Neurosci 28:107-12. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Implicit trustworthiness ratings of self-resembling faces activate brain centers involved in reward
    Steven M Platek
    Psychology, Georgia Gwinnet College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:289-93. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Is family special to the brain? An event-related fMRI study of familiar, familial, and self-face recognition
    Steven M Platek
    Psychology, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:849-58. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Neural correlates of self-face recognition: an effect-location meta-analysis
    Steven M Platek
    School of Biological Sciences, Magnetic Resonance and Image Analysis Center MARIARC, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GE, UK
    Brain Res 1232:173-84. 2008
  5. pmc Optimal waist-to-hip ratios in women activate neural reward centers in men
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9042. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Self-face resemblance attenuates other-race face effect in the amygdala
    Steven M Platek
    Psychology, School of Liberal Arts, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Brain Res 1284:156-60. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The neural basis of facial resemblance
    Steven M Platek
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZB, United Kingdom
    Neurosci Lett 437:76-81. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-face recognition and theory of mind in patients with schizophrenia and first-degree relatives
    Farzin Irani
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Schizophr Res 88:151-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Contagious yawning and the brain
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 626, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:448-52. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Where am I? The neurological correlates of self and other
    Steven M Platek
    Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 19:114-22. 2004

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Yawn, yawn, yawn, yawn; yawn, yawn, yawn! The social, evolutionary and neuroscientific facets of contagious yawning
    Steven M Platek
    Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Front Neurol Neurosci 28:107-12. 2010
    ..This suggests that contagious yawning may be an evolutionarily old process that begot a higher level of social cognition in certain species...
  2. doi request reprint Implicit trustworthiness ratings of self-resembling faces activate brain centers involved in reward
    Steven M Platek
    Psychology, Georgia Gwinnet College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:289-93. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Is family special to the brain? An event-related fMRI study of familiar, familial, and self-face recognition
    Steven M Platek
    Psychology, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:849-58. 2009
    ..These findings, and a region of interest (ROI) analysis, highlight the role of the extended face-processing network for discrimination of kin from familiar non-kin members of one's social group based on self-referent phenotypic cues...
  4. doi request reprint Neural correlates of self-face recognition: an effect-location meta-analysis
    Steven M Platek
    School of Biological Sciences, Magnetic Resonance and Image Analysis Center MARIARC, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GE, UK
    Brain Res 1232:173-84. 2008
    ..The evidence is interpreted in light of a developing model of self-face recognition as part of a larger social cognitive stream of processing...
  5. pmc Optimal waist-to-hip ratios in women activate neural reward centers in men
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9042. 2010
    ..This is the first description of a neural correlate implicating WHR as a putative honest biological signal of female reproductive viability and its effects on men's neurological processing...
  6. doi request reprint Self-face resemblance attenuates other-race face effect in the amygdala
    Steven M Platek
    Psychology, School of Liberal Arts, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA
    Brain Res 1284:156-60. 2009
    ..These findings demonstrate that interactions of important facial social judgements are processed combinatorially in the amygdala...
  7. doi request reprint The neural basis of facial resemblance
    Steven M Platek
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZB, United Kingdom
    Neurosci Lett 437:76-81. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest the evolution of anterior-posterior neural organization associated with making self-other judgements pertinent to kin recognition...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-face recognition and theory of mind in patients with schizophrenia and first-degree relatives
    Farzin Irani
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Schizophr Res 88:151-60. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Contagious yawning and the brain
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 626, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:448-52. 2005
    ..g., self-referential processing, theory of mind, autobiographical memory), our findings provide further support for the hypothesis that contagious yawning may be part of a neural network involved in empathy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Where am I? The neurological correlates of self and other
    Steven M Platek
    Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 19:114-22. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint A left-hand advantage for self-description: the impact of schizotypal personality traits
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Schizophr Res 65:147-51. 2003
    ..These data add to a growing body of evidence that implicates the right hemisphere in processing information about the self and supports the hypothesis that self-processing may be impaired in schizophrenic-like populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the neural correlates of child facial resemblance: an event-related fMRI study
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroimage 25:1336-44. 2005
    ..This process may capitalize on neural substrates involved in self-referent processing and familiarity detection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neural substrates for functionally discriminating self-face from personally familiar faces
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, and Department of Psychiatry, Brain Behavior Laboratory, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:91-8. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Only the mean survive?
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Drexel University, Philadelpia, PA 19104, USA
    Cortex 41:705-7. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Contagious yawning: the role of self-awareness and mental state attribution
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:223-7. 2003
    ..These data suggest that contagious yawning may be associated with empathic aspects of mental state attribution and are negatively affected by increases in schizotypal personality traits much like other self-processing related tasks...
  16. pmc Working together may be better: activation of reward centers during a cooperative maze task
    Austen L Krill
    Georgia Gwinnett College, School of Liberal Arts, Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e30613. 2012
    ..This finding represents one of the first discoveries of a proximate neural mechanism for group based interactions in real-time, which indirectly supports the social brain hypothesis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing between neuropsychological malingering and exaggerated psychiatric symptoms in a neuropsychological setting
    Anthony C Ruocco
    Department of Psychology, Neuropsychology Program, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 22:547-64. 2008
    ..6% solely failed the neuropsychological SVT, and 6.1% solely failed the psychiatric SVT. The results support a dissociation between neuropsychological malingering and exaggeration of psychiatric symptoms in a neuropsychological setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS): an emerging neuroimaging technology with important applications for the study of brain disorders
    Farzin Irani
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 21:9-37. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal self-recognition: the role of visual, auditory, and olfactory primes
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 N 15th Street, Mail Stop 626, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Conscious Cogn 13:197-210. 2004
    ..These data, along with other recent results suggest the brain processes/represents information about the self in highly integrated ways...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-face processing in a callosotomy patient
    Julian Paul Keenan
    Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Dickson 225, Upper Montclair, NJ, 07304, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 18:2391-5. 2003
    ..e. indicating with the left hand). There was no hand difference when searching for familiar faces. These data imply a right hemisphere processing advantage for self-faces...
  21. ncbi request reprint Self-face recognition is affected by schizotypal personality traits
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Schizophr Res 57:81-5. 2002
    ..Our data are the first to show that traits associated with a schizophrenic spectrum disorder in a non-clinical population may compromise self-face recognition...