Rajesh K Kana

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Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sentence comprehension in autism: thinking in pictures with decreased functional connectivity
    Rajesh K Kana
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain 129:2484-93. 2006
  2. pmc Atypical frontal-posterior synchronization of Theory of Mind regions in autism during mental state attribution
    Rajesh K Kana
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Soc Neurosci 4:135-52. 2009
  3. pmc Cortical underconnectivity coupled with preserved visuospatial cognition in autism: Evidence from an fMRI study of an embedded figures task
    Saudamini Roy Damarla
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennysylvania 15213, USA
    Autism Res 3:273-9. 2010
  4. pmc An fMRI investigation of working memory and its relationship with cardiorespiratory fitness in pediatric posterior fossa tumor survivors who received cranial radiation therapy
    Kelly R Wolfe
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:669-75. 2013
  5. pmc Autism as a neural systems disorder: a theory of frontal-posterior underconnectivity
    Marcel Adam Just
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1292-313. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint fMRI investigation of working memory for faces in autism: visual coding and underconnectivity with frontal areas
    Hideya Koshino
    Department of Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, CA 92407, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:289-300. 2008
  7. pmc Neural substrates of interpreting actions and emotions from body postures
    Rajesh K Kana
    Department of Psychology, University of AlabaBirmingham, CIRC 235G, 1719 6th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:446-56. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Brain responses mediating idiom comprehension: gender and hemispheric differences
    Rajesh K Kana
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CIRC 235G, 1719 6th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Brain Res 1467:18-26. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional connectivity in a baseline resting-state network in autism
    Vladimir L Cherkassky
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neuroreport 17:1687-90. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional and anatomical cortical underconnectivity in autism: evidence from an FMRI study of an executive function task and corpus callosum morphometry
    Marcel Adam Just
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:951-61. 2007

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Sentence comprehension in autism: thinking in pictures with decreased functional connectivity
    Rajesh K Kana
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain 129:2484-93. 2006
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  2. pmc Atypical frontal-posterior synchronization of Theory of Mind regions in autism during mental state attribution
    Rajesh K Kana
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Soc Neurosci 4:135-52. 2009
    ..The results together provide new evidence for the biological basis of atypical processing of ToM in autism, implicating the underconnectivity between frontal regions and more posterior areas...
  3. pmc Cortical underconnectivity coupled with preserved visuospatial cognition in autism: Evidence from an fMRI study of an embedded figures task
    Saudamini Roy Damarla
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennysylvania 15213, USA
    Autism Res 3:273-9. 2010
    ..Thus, even in the visuospatial domain, where preserved performance among people with autism is observed, the neuroimaging signatures of cortical underconnectivity persist...
  4. pmc An fMRI investigation of working memory and its relationship with cardiorespiratory fitness in pediatric posterior fossa tumor survivors who received cranial radiation therapy
    Kelly R Wolfe
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:669-75. 2013
    ..This population is known to show executive dysfunction and lower rates of aerobic exercise compared to peers...
  5. pmc Autism as a neural systems disorder: a theory of frontal-posterior underconnectivity
    Marcel Adam Just
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1292-313. 2012
    ..The theory provides a unified account of how a neural dysfunction can produce a neural systems disorder and a psychological disorder with the widespread and diverse symptoms of autism...
  6. ncbi request reprint fMRI investigation of working memory for faces in autism: visual coding and underconnectivity with frontal areas
    Hideya Koshino
    Department of Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, CA 92407, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:289-300. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Neural substrates of interpreting actions and emotions from body postures
    Rajesh K Kana
    Department of Psychology, University of AlabaBirmingham, CIRC 235G, 1719 6th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:446-56. 2012
    ..These results suggest that empathy levels and sex of the participant may affect neural responses to emotional body language...
  8. doi request reprint Brain responses mediating idiom comprehension: gender and hemispheric differences
    Rajesh K Kana
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CIRC 235G, 1719 6th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Brain Res 1467:18-26. 2012
    ..Overall, the findings of this study highlight the gender differences in neural responses associated with figurative language comprehension...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional connectivity in a baseline resting-state network in autism
    Vladimir L Cherkassky
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neuroreport 17:1687-90. 2006
    ..This functional underconnectivity was observed in the anterior-posterior connections. The results expand the theory of cortical underconnectivity in autism to the resting state of the brain...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional and anatomical cortical underconnectivity in autism: evidence from an FMRI study of an executive function task and corpus callosum morphometry
    Marcel Adam Just
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:951-61. 2007
    ..The results add support to a new theory of cortical underconnectivity in autism, which posits a deficit in integration of information at the neural and cognitive levels...
  11. pmc Theory of Mind disruption and recruitment of the right hemisphere during narrative comprehension in autism
    Robert A Mason
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Neuropsychologia 46:269-80. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the within-network functional connectivity in autism was correlated with the size of the anterior portion of the corpus callosum...
  12. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory control in high-functioning autism: decreased activation and underconnectivity in inhibition networks
    Rajesh K Kana
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:198-206. 2007
    ..There has been only one published functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study so far on inhibition in autism, which found greater activation in participants with autism than control participants...
  13. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness in survivors of pediatric posterior fossa tumor
    Kelly R Wolfe
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:e222-7. 2012
    ..The importance of cardiorespiratory fitness in pediatric posterior fossa tumor survivors is discussed along with implications for future directions...
  14. doi request reprint "How to do things with words": role of motor cortex in semantic representation of action words
    Rajesh K Kana
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CIRC 235G, 1719 6th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:3403-9. 2012
    ..The findings of this study underscore the role of motor and visuospatial involvement in action word representation in the human brain...
  15. ncbi request reprint A developmental study of the structural integrity of white matter in autism
    Timothy A Keller
    Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neuroreport 18:23-7. 2007
    ..These reductions may underlie the behavioral pattern observed in autism, as well as findings of reduced functional connectivity in functional magnetic resonance imaging signal between activating cortical areas...
  16. doi request reprint "The archeologist's career ended in ruins": hemispheric differences in pun comprehension in autism
    Rajesh K Kana
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CIRC 235G, 1719 6th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Neuroimage 62:77-86. 2012
    ..Overall, the results from the present study suggest that individuals with autism resort to altered neural routes in comprehending language in general, and figurative language in particular...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differential role of temporoparietal junction and medial prefrontal cortex in causal inference in autism: an independent component analysis
    Donna L Murdaugh
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurosci Lett 568:50-5. 2014
    ..These results suggest an increased role of TPJ in intentional causality. In addition, the reduced response in ASD in TPJ may reflect their difficulties in social cognition. ..
  18. pmc Executive dysfunction in pediatric posterior fossa tumor survivors: a systematic literature review of neurocognitive deficits and interventions
    Kelly R Wolfe
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 37:153-75. 2012
    ..Future research should move toward incorporating neuroimaging, longitudinal designs, and multiple informants...