William J Ray

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary approaches to understanding the hypnotic experience
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, University Park 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:256-81. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint EEG concomitants of hypnotic susceptibility
    W J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 45:301-13. 1997
  3. doi request reprint Startle response in generalized anxiety disorder
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:147-54. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Decoupling neural networks from reality: dissociative experiences in torture victims are reflected in abnormal brain waves in left frontal cortex
    William J Ray
    University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry, Reichenau, Germany
    Psychol Sci 17:825-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Modulation and experience of external stimuli: toward a science of experience and interoception
    W J Ray
    The Pennsylvania State University, 612 Moore, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Acta Biol Hung 53:551-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint High resolution EEG indicators of pain responses in relation to hypnotic susceptibility and suggestion
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Biol Psychol 60:17-36. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity during hypnosis and hypnotic susceptibility: three studies of heart rate variability
    W J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Penn State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 48:22-31. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Rate of force development and the lateralized readiness potential
    W J Ray
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:757-65. 2000
  9. pmc Worry, generalized anxiety disorder, and emotion: evidence from the EEG gamma band
    Desmond J Oathes
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Biol Psychol 79:165-70. 2008
  10. pmc Abnormal oscillatory brain dynamics in schizophrenia: a sign of deviant communication in neural network?
    Brigitte S Rockstroh
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, PO Box D23 D 78457, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 7:44. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary approaches to understanding the hypnotic experience
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, University Park 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:256-81. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint EEG concomitants of hypnotic susceptibility
    W J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 45:301-13. 1997
    ..Future research should address the exact nature of the underlying process (imagination, effortlessness, suggestibility, etc.) seen in high and low susceptible individuals...
  3. doi request reprint Startle response in generalized anxiety disorder
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:147-54. 2009
    ..ANS) activation and/or attentional focus? Second, are induced and self-reported emotional states related to the magnitude of the startle response? And third, do individuals with GAD and their controls show differential startle responses?..
  4. ncbi request reprint Decoupling neural networks from reality: dissociative experiences in torture victims are reflected in abnormal brain waves in left frontal cortex
    William J Ray
    University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry, Reichenau, Germany
    Psychol Sci 17:825-9. 2006
    ..This interpretation is consistent with the fact that disturbed access to structured verbal memory concerning traumatic events is a core feature of the dissociative experience...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modulation and experience of external stimuli: toward a science of experience and interoception
    W J Ray
    The Pennsylvania State University, 612 Moore, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Acta Biol Hung 53:551-8. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint High resolution EEG indicators of pain responses in relation to hypnotic susceptibility and suggestion
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Biol Psychol 60:17-36. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity during hypnosis and hypnotic susceptibility: three studies of heart rate variability
    W J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Penn State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 48:22-31. 2000
    ..In addition, a hypnotic induction itself did not differentially influence parasympathetic activity for the high versus low susceptible individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rate of force development and the lateralized readiness potential
    W J Ray
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:757-65. 2000
    ..The largest LRPs were found with the greatest rate of force development. Overall, the four studies demonstrated that preparation for differential rates of force development is a major component reflected in the LRP...
  9. pmc Worry, generalized anxiety disorder, and emotion: evidence from the EEG gamma band
    Desmond J Oathes
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Biol Psychol 79:165-70. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Abnormal oscillatory brain dynamics in schizophrenia: a sign of deviant communication in neural network?
    Brigitte S Rockstroh
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, PO Box D23 D 78457, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 7:44. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Understanding cognitive failures: what's dissociation got to do with it?
    Amanda Schurle Bruce
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Am J Psychol 120:553-63. 2007
    ..Based on our results, we conclude that the CFQ and DES are assessing similar cognitive processes and that cognitive failures, as measured by the CFQ, overlap with nonpathological dissociation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Movement-related potentials with reference to isometric force output in discrete and repetitive tasks
    S M Slobounov
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Exp Brain Res 123:461-73. 1998
    ..Moreover, the results from analysis of MRP onset times suggest that, in general, the MRP begin earlier for the fast force output than for the accurate force output...
  13. ncbi request reprint Motor-related cortical potentials accompanying enslaving effect in single versus combination of fingers force production tasks
    S Slobounov
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, 19 Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802 5702, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1444-53. 2002
    ..We examined MRCP preceding force production and those during the achievement of the desired force (ramp phase) and its maintenance (static phase)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of affective dispositions in dementia patients
    Andreas Blessing
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 44:2366-73. 2006
    ..The results suggest that acquisition and maintenance of implicit affective dispositions are preserved in dementia even when explicit memory is impaired...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between executive functioning and dissociation
    Amanda Schurle Bruce
    The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:626-33. 2007
    ..Results suggest that dissociative individuals' perceptions of executive impairments may be divorced from objective deficits, revealing an important process underlying the clinical manifestations of dissociation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Temporal aspects of hypnotic processes
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, University Park 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:147-65. 2003
    ..The research reviewed in this paper clearly suggests an inhibitory process for the high susceptible individuals associated with the hypnotic analgesia...
  17. doi request reprint Future-oriented decision-making in Generalized Anxiety Disorder is evident across different versions of the Iowa Gambling Task
    Erik M Mueller
    Department of Psychology, Universitaet Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:165-71. 2010
    ..Results, therefore, indicate that GAD is characterized by enhanced processing of potential future losses rather than sensitivity to large short-term loss...
  18. ncbi request reprint Depressed mood, index finger force and motor cortex stimulation: a transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) study
    Desmond J Oathes
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Biol Psychol 72:271-7. 2006
    ..The results argue for a greater importance placed on the relationship between depressive mood symptoms and basic motor processes...
  19. pmc Molecular insights into the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease and its relationship to normal aging
    Alexei A Podtelezhnikov
    Exploratory and Translational Sciences, Merck Research Laboratories, Merck Inc, West Point, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 6:e29610. 2011
    ..Together these biomarkers provide detailed description of the aging process and its contribution to Alzheimer's disease progression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Brain imaging techniques
    William J Ray
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, University Park 16802, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:97-104. 2003
    ..In this spirit, the present article is an overview of the major brain imaging techniques available to a researcher interested in hypnosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Frontal lobe contributions to hypnotic susceptibility: a neuropsychological screening of executive functioning
    D Aikins
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16803, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 49:320-9. 2001
    ..The role of increased cognitive flexibility in hypnotic susceptibility is considered as a possible component of the dissociated control model of hypnosis...