Marcus A Gray
Affiliation: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
- Following one's heart: cardiac rhythms gate central initiation of sympathetic reflexesMarcus A Gray
Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9RR, United Kingdom
J Neurosci 29:1817-25. 2009..Our findings highlight integration of somatosensory and phasic baroreceptor information at cortical, limbic and brainstem levels, with relevance to mechanisms underlying pain control, hypertension and anxiety...
- A cortical potential reflecting cardiac functionMarcus A Gray
Functional Imaging Laboratory, Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6818-23. 2007..Our findings highlight the dynamic interaction of heart and brain in stress-induced cardiovascular morbidity...
- Interoceptive basis to cravingMarcus A Gray
Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex Falmer Campus, Brighton BN1 6PX, United Kingdom
Neuron 54:183-6. 2007..demonstrated that smoking addiction is disrupted by damage to the insula cortex. This suggests that brain circuits mediating interoception also contribute to craving states...
- Physiological recordings: basic concepts and implementation during functional magnetic resonance imagingMarcus A Gray
Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre and Department of Psychiatry, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer Campus, UK
Neuroimage 47:1105-15. 2009..We review the sources of these potential problems and the current approaches and advice to enable the combination of fMRI and physiological monitoring in a safe and effective manner...
- Emotional appraisal is influenced by cardiac afferent informationMarcus A Gray
Brighton and Sussex Medical School BSMS, University of Sussex, Centre for Consciousness Science, Brighton, UK
Emotion 12:180-91. 2012..Together these findings highlight the close coupling of visceral and emotional processes and identify neural regions mediating bodily state influences on affective judgment...
- The embodiment of emotional feelings in the brainNeil A Harrison
Department of Psychiatry, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9PR, United Kingdom
J Neurosci 30:12878-84. 2010....
- Acute tryptophan depletion attenuates conscious appraisal of social emotional signals in healthy female volunteersFelix D C C Beacher
Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School BSMS, Brighton and Hove, UK
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 213:603-13. 2011..Acute tryptophan depletion (ATD) decreases levels of central serotonin. ATD thus enables the cognitive effects of serotonin to be studied, with implications for the understanding of psychiatric conditions, including depression...
- Emotional modulation of visual cortex activity: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy studyLudovico Minati
Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Sussex, Falmer, UK
Neuroreport 20:1344-50. 2009....
- Baroreceptor activation attenuates attentional effects on pain-evoked potentialsMarcus A Gray
Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9RR, UK
Pain 151:853-61. 2010....
- Brain structure and joint hypermobility: relevance to the expression of psychiatric symptomsJessica A Eccles
Department of Psychiatry, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
Br J Psychiatry 200:508-9. 2012..Our observations endorse hypermobility as a multisystem phenotype and suggest potential mechanisms mediating clinical vulnerability to neuropsychiatric symptoms...
- Modulation of emotional appraisal by false physiological feedback during fMRIMarcus A Gray
Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, Brighton Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 2:e546. 2007..Moreover, anxiety states are proposed to arise from detection of mismatch between actual and anticipated states of physiological arousal. However, the neural underpinnings of these phenomena previously have not been examined...
- Sex differences and autism: brain function during verbal fluency and mental rotationFelix D C C Beacher
Psychiatry, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 7:e38355. 2012..These findings suggest a complex relationship between autism and sex that is differentially expressed in verbal and visuospatial domains...
- Acute effects of nicotine administration during prospective memory, an event related fMRI studyJennifer Rusted
School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QG, United Kingdom
Neuropsychologia 49:2362-8. 2011..This data validates a purely event-related approach to exploring PM, and suggests procholinergic modulation of PM by parietal rather than BA10/frontal regions...
- Vulnerability to simple faints is predicted by regional differences in brain anatomyFelix D C C Beacher
Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, BN1 9RY, UK
Neuroimage 47:937-45. 2009..These observations highlight the application of VBM to the identification of neurovisceral mechanisms relevant to psychosomatic medicine and the neuroscience of emotion...
- Unique brain areas associated with abstinence control are damaged in multiply detoxified alcoholicsTheodora Duka
School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
Biol Psychiatry 70:545-52. 2011..The ability to abstain from drinking, despite incentives to imbibe, is essential to recovery from alcoholism...
- Dissecting axes of autonomic control in humans: Insights from neuroimagingHugo D Critchley
Psychiatry Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, University of Sussex, Falmer Campus, Brighton, UK
Auton Neurosci 161:34-42. 2011..Translating these insights into clinical benefits remains a priority...
- Dynamic pupillary exchange engages brain regions encoding social salienceNeil A Harrison
University College London, London, UK
Soc Neurosci 4:233-43. 2009..Our data provide empirical evidence for an autonomically mediated extension of forward models of motor control into social interaction...
- Augmentation of serotonin enhances pleasant and suppresses unpleasant cortical electrophysiological responses to visual emotional stimuli in humansAndrew H Kemp
Neuropsychopharmacology Laboratory, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia
Neuroimage 22:1084-96. 2004..The findings suggest a possible neurophysiological mechanism underlying antidepressant drug action on emotion...