Nouchine Hadjikhani

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Early visual cortex organization in autism: an fMRI study
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Bldg 36, First Street, Room 417, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuroreport 15:267-70. 2004
  2. pmc A 7 tesla FMRI study of amygdala responses to fearful faces
    Wietske van der Zwaag
    Department of Radiology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 25:125-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Serotonin, pregnancy and increased autism prevalence: is there a link?
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    MGH MIT HMS Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, USA Brain Mind Institute, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Hypotheses 74:880-3. 2010
  4. pmc Early (M170) activation of face-specific cortex by face-like objects
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    MGH MIT HMS Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuroreport 20:403-7. 2009
  5. pmc Pointing with the eyes: the role of gaze in communicating danger
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Brain Cogn 68:1-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Abnormal activation of the social brain during face perception in autism
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:441-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Activation of the fusiform gyrus when individuals with autism spectrum disorder view faces
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuroimage 22:1141-50. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Projection of rods and cones within human visual cortex
    N Hadjikhani
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 9:55-63. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Neural basis of prosopagnosia: an fMRI study
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 16:176-82. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Retinotopy and color sensitivity in human visual cortical area V8
    N Hadjikhani
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    Nat Neurosci 1:235-41. 1998

Research Grants

  1. Visual-social cognition in neurodevelopmental disorders
    Nouchine Hadjikhani; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Early visual cortex organization in autism: an fMRI study
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Bldg 36, First Street, Room 417, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuroreport 15:267-70. 2004
    ..We conclude that the differences observed in the visual capacities of individuals with autism are likely to arise from higher-level cognitive areas and functions, and are the result of top-down processes...
  2. pmc A 7 tesla FMRI study of amygdala responses to fearful faces
    Wietske van der Zwaag
    Department of Radiology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 25:125-8. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Serotonin, pregnancy and increased autism prevalence: is there a link?
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    MGH MIT HMS Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, USA Brain Mind Institute, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Hypotheses 74:880-3. 2010
    ..If our hypothesis is confirmed, it will not only shed light on one of the possible reason for autism prevalence, but also offer new preventive and treatment options...
  4. pmc Early (M170) activation of face-specific cortex by face-like objects
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    MGH MIT HMS Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuroreport 20:403-7. 2009
    ..An earlier peak at 130 ms was also seen for images of real faces only. Our findings suggest that face perception evoked by face-like objects is a relatively early process, and not a late reinterpretation cognitive phenomenon...
  5. pmc Pointing with the eyes: the role of gaze in communicating danger
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Brain Cogn 68:1-8. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Abnormal activation of the social brain during face perception in autism
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:441-9. 2007
    ..These patterns suggest that areas belonging to the mirror neuron system are involved in the face-processing disturbances in ASD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Activation of the fusiform gyrus when individuals with autism spectrum disorder view faces
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuroimage 22:1141-50. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Projection of rods and cones within human visual cortex
    N Hadjikhani
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 9:55-63. 2000
    ..These cortical differences reflect corresponding differences in perception between scotopic and photopic conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neural basis of prosopagnosia: an fMRI study
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 16:176-82. 2002
    ..Our study casts light on the important role of FFA and IOG in the network of areas involved in face recognition, and indicates limits of brain plasticity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Retinotopy and color sensitivity in human visual cortical area V8
    N Hadjikhani
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    Nat Neurosci 1:235-41. 1998
    ..We also tested the response to stimuli that produce color afterimages and found that these stimuli, like real colors, caused preferential activation of V8 but not V4...
  11. ncbi request reprint Seeing fearful body expressions activates the fusiform cortex and amygdala
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Curr Biol 13:2201-5. 2003
    ..Our findings open a new area of investigation of the role of body expressions of emotion in adaptive behavior as well as the relation between processes of emotion recognition in the face and in the body...
  12. pmc Body expressions of emotion do not trigger fear contagion in autism spectrum disorder
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:70-8. 2009
    ..Our data suggest that emotion perception deficits in ASD may be due to compromised processing of the emotional component of observed actions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anatomical differences in the mirror neuron system and social cognition network in autism
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:1276-82. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the social and emotional deficits characteristic of autism may reflect abnormal thinning of the MNS and the broader network of cortical areas subserving social cognition...
  14. pmc Response monitoring, repetitive behaviour and anterior cingulate abnormalities in autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
    Katharine N Thakkar
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Brain 131:2464-78. 2008
    ..Illuminating the mechanisms and clinical significance of abnormal response monitoring in ASD represents a fruitful avenue for further research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Non-conscious recognition of emotional body language
    Beatrice de Gelder
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
    Neuroreport 17:583-6. 2006
    ..Our results show that in the absence of the striate cortex implicit bodily emotion perception may be possible...
  16. pmc Interictal alterations of the trigeminal somatosensory pathway and periaqueductal gray matter in migraine
    Alexandre F M DaSilva
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Neuroreport 18:301-5. 2007
    ..Our results indicate the presence of permanent interictal changes in migraineurs, pointing to an effect of migraine on the trigeminal somatosensory and modulatory pain systems...
  17. pmc Anatomical alterations of the visual motion processing network in migraine with and without aura
    Cristina Granziera
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e402. 2006
    ..Moreover, the diagnosis of migraine relies on patient's history, and finding differences in the brain of migraineurs might help to contribute to basic research aimed at better understanding the pathophysiology of migraine...
  18. pmc Thickening in the somatosensory cortex of patients with migraine
    Alexandre F M DaSilva
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Bldg 36, First St, Room 417, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neurology 69:1990-5. 2007
    ..To examine morphologic changes in the somatosensory cortex (SSC) of patients with migraine...
  19. pmc A modulatory role for facial expressions in prosopagnosia
    Beatrice de Gelder
    Cognitive and Affective Neurosciences Laboratory, Tilburg University, 5000 LA Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:13105-10. 2003
    ..This finding suggests a modulatory role of these areas in face identification that is independent of occipitotemporal face areas...
  20. pmc Altered functional magnetic resonance imaging resting-state connectivity in periaqueductal gray networks in migraine
    Caterina Mainero
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 70:838-45. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine functional connectivity of the PAG in migraine...
  21. pmc Fear fosters flight: a mechanism for fear contagion when perceiving emotion expressed by a whole body
    Beatrice de Gelder
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, First Street Building 36, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:16701-6. 2004
    ..The mechanism of fear contagion hereby suggested may automatically prepare the brain for action...
  22. ncbi request reprint A primer on diffusion tensor imaging of anatomical substructures
    Alexandre F M DaSilva
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, NMR Center, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E4. 2003
    ..The authors illustrate how DT imaging can resolve individual pathways in the brainstem as well as individual nuclei of the thalamus and conclude by describing potential applications in neurosurgery...
  23. pmc Statistical group comparison of diffusion tensors via multivariate hypothesis testing
    Brandon Whitcher
    Clinical Imaging Centre, GlaxoSmithKline, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Magn Reson Med 57:1065-74. 2007
    ..When applying the Cramér test of the diffusion tensor in a clinical population with a history of migraine, a 169% increase was observed in the volume of a significant cluster compared to the univariate FA test...
  24. pmc Relevance of cortical thickness in migraine sufferers
    Nouchine Hadjikhani
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:327-9. 2008

Research Grants3

  1. Visual-social cognition in neurodevelopmental disorders
    Nouchine Hadjikhani; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It should give us additional insight into the pathophysiology face perception disorders, and provide a basis for the development of remedial treatment for deficits in social communication. ..