Istvan Molnar-Szakacs

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Music: a unique window into the world of autism
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:318-24. 2012
  2. pmc Music and mirror neurons: from motion to 'e'motion
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Center for the Biology of Creativity, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:235-41. 2006
  3. pmc Do you see what I mean? Corticospinal excitability during observation of culture-specific gestures
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Center for the Biology of Creativity, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA FPR UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 2:e626. 2007
  4. ncbi Observing complex action sequences: The role of the fronto-parietal mirror neuron system
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    UCLA Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 33:923-35. 2006
  5. ncbi Right-hemisphere motor facilitation by self-descriptive personality-trait words
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    UCLA Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 21:2000-6. 2005
  6. ncbi Functional segregation within pars opercularis of the inferior frontal gyrus: evidence from fMRI studies of imitation and action observation
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, 660 Charles Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:986-94. 2005
  7. ncbi Self-face recognition activates a frontoparietal "mirror" network in the right hemisphere: an event-related fMRI study
    Lucina Q Uddin
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Box 951563, B627 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 25:926-35. 2005
  8. ncbi Exploring the contributions of premotor and parietal cortex to spatial compatibility using image-guided TMS
    Lisa Koski
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7085, USA
    Neuroimage 24:296-305. 2005
  9. pmc rTMS to the right inferior parietal lobule disrupts self-other discrimination
    Lucina Q Uddin
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:65-71. 2006
  10. ncbi Watching social interactions produces dorsomedial prefrontal and medial parietal BOLD fMRI signal increases compared to a resting baseline
    Marco Iacoboni
    UCLA Brain Mapping Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 21:1167-73. 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi Music: a unique window into the world of autism
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:318-24. 2012
    ..Here, we review this new work. We conclude by providing some questions for future directions...
  2. pmc Music and mirror neurons: from motion to 'e'motion
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Center for the Biology of Creativity, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:235-41. 2006
    ..We propose that these aspects of musical experience may be mediated by the human mirror neuron system...
  3. pmc Do you see what I mean? Corticospinal excitability during observation of culture-specific gestures
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Center for the Biology of Creativity, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA FPR UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 2:e626. 2007
    ..The latter result cannot be interpreted simply as an effect of ethnic ingroup familiarity. Thus, a likely explanation of these findings is that motor resonance is modulated by interacting biological and cultural factors...
  4. ncbi Observing complex action sequences: The role of the fronto-parietal mirror neuron system
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    UCLA Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 33:923-35. 2006
    ..We also discuss the results in terms of the links between mirror neurons, language development and evolution...
  5. ncbi Right-hemisphere motor facilitation by self-descriptive personality-trait words
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    UCLA Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 21:2000-6. 2005
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the notion that the right hemisphere plays a dominant role in both self-relevant processing and the processing of affective stimuli...
  6. ncbi Functional segregation within pars opercularis of the inferior frontal gyrus: evidence from fMRI studies of imitation and action observation
    Istvan Molnar-Szakacs
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, 660 Charles Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:986-94. 2005
    ..This large dataset suggests a functional parcellation of the IFG that we discuss in terms of human mirror areas and the computational motor control architecture of internal models...
  7. ncbi Self-face recognition activates a frontoparietal "mirror" network in the right hemisphere: an event-related fMRI study
    Lucina Q Uddin
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Box 951563, B627 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 25:926-35. 2005
    ..We provide a model that reconciles these findings and previously published work to account for the modulations in these two networks previously implicated in social cognition...
  8. ncbi Exploring the contributions of premotor and parietal cortex to spatial compatibility using image-guided TMS
    Lisa Koski
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7085, USA
    Neuroimage 24:296-305. 2005
    ..We conclude that the left premotor cortex is one of the cortical regions responsible for overriding automatic stimulus-response associations...
  9. pmc rTMS to the right inferior parietal lobule disrupts self-other discrimination
    Lucina Q Uddin
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:65-71. 2006
    ..It appears that activity in the right IPL is essential to the task, thus providing for the first time evidence for a causal relation between a human brain area and this high-level cognitive capacity...
  10. ncbi Watching social interactions produces dorsomedial prefrontal and medial parietal BOLD fMRI signal increases compared to a resting baseline
    Marco Iacoboni
    UCLA Brain Mapping Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 21:1167-73. 2004
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  11. pmc Grasping the intentions of others with one's own mirror neuron system
    Marco Iacoboni
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 3:e79. 2005
    ..To ascribe an intention is to infer a forthcoming new goal, and this is an operation that the motor system does automatically...
  12. ncbi Beyond superior temporal cortex: intersubject correlations in narrative speech comprehension
    Stephen M Wilson
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, Brain Research Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:230-42. 2008
    ..This extended network of regions may be important for higher-level linguistic processes, and interfaces with extralinguistic cognitive, affective, and interpersonal systems...
  13. doi Self in time: imagined self-location influences neural activity related to mental time travel
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 28:6502-7. 2008
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