Selected Recent Publications

Batula, A. M., Kim, Y. E., & Ayaz, H. (2017). Virtual and Actual Humanoid Robot Control with Four-Class Motor-Imagery-Based Optical Brain-Computer Interface. BioMed Research International, 2017, 13. doi:10.1155/2017/1463512 [ link ]

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H. , & Shewokis, P. A. (2017). Multisubject “Learning” for Mental Workload Classification Using Concurrent EEG, fNIRS, and Physiological Measures. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11(389). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00389 [ link ]

Kaimal, G., Ayaz, H., Herres, J., Dieterich-Hartwell, R., Makwana, B., Kaiser, D. H., & Nasser, J. A. (2017). Functional near-infrared spectroscopy assessment of reward perception based on visual self-expression: Coloring, doodling, and free drawing. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 55, 85-92. doi:10.1016/j.aip.2017.05.004 [ link ]

de Winkel, K. N., Nesti, A., Ayaz, H., & Bülthoff, H. H. (2017). Neural correlates of decision making on whole body yaw rotation: An fNIRS study. Neurosci Lett, 654, 56-62. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2017.04.053 [ link ]

Thomas, N., Ayaz, H. (2017). NeuroHub Networking Integration: Time Synchronization Device for Multimodal Brain Imaging and Hyperscanning Research, Master Thesis, Drexel University [ link ]

Batula, A. M., Kim, Y. E., Ayaz, H.(2017). Developing an Optical Brain-Computer Interface for Robot Control, PhD Thesis, Drexel University [ link ]

Gramann, K., Fairclough, S. H., Zander, T. O., & Ayaz, H. (2017). Editorial: Trends in Neuroergonomics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11(165). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00165 [ link ]

Batula, A. M., Mark, J. A., Kim, Y. E., & Ayaz, H. (2017). Comparison of Brain Activation during Motor Imagery and Motor Movement Using fNIRS. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, 2017, 12. doi:10.1155/2017/5491296 [ link ]

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., & Shewokis, P. A. (2017). Mental workload classification with concurrent electroencephalography and functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Brain-Computer Interfaces, 1-11. doi:10.1080/2326263X.2017.1304020 [ link ]

Di Domenico, S. I., Fournier, M. A., Rodrigo, A. H., Dong, M., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2017). Need fulfillment and the modulation of medial prefrontal activity when judging remembered past, perceived present, and imagined future identities. Self and Identity, 1-17. doi:10.1080/15298868.2017.1327452 [ link]

Liu, Y., Piazza, E. A., Simony, E., Shewokis, P. A., Onaral, B., Hasson, U., & Ayaz, H. (2017). Measuring speaker-listener neural coupling with functional near infrared spectroscopy. Scientific Reports, 7(43293) doi:10.1038/srep43293 [ link ]

McKendrick, R., Mehta, R., Ayaz, H., Scheldrup, M., & Parasuraman, R. (2017). Prefrontal Hemodynamics of Physical Activity and Environmental Complexity During Cognitive Work. Human factors, 59(1), 147-162. doi:10.1177/0018720816675053 [ link ]

Zhu, Y., Cheng, L., He, N., Yang, Y., Ling, H., Ayaz, H., Tong, S., Sun, J., Fu, Y. (2017). Comparison of functional connectivity estimated from concatenated task-state data from block-design paradigm with that of continuous task. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine 2017(4198430), 11. doi:10.1155/2017/4198430 [ link ]

Ayaz, H (2017) Cognitive Neuroscience for the Human Factors Practitioner: fNIRS Principles and Applications, Training to be presented at the 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2017), Los Angeles, California, July 17-21, 2017

Mark, J., Thomas., N., Kraft., A., Zeigler, M., & Ayaz, H (2017) Neurofeedback for Personalized Adaptive Training, Paper to be presented at the 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2017), Los Angeles, California, July 17-21, 2017

Kraft., A., Mark, J., Thomas., N., Ayaz, H, Casebeer, W. & Zeigler, M., (2017) ACT-R Feedback for Personalized Adaptive Training, Paper to be presented at the 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2017), Los Angeles, California, July 17-21, 2017

Curtin, A., Ayaz, H. (2017) Cognitive considerations in auditory user interfaces: Neuroergonomic evaluation of synthetic speech comprehension, 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2017), Vancouver, Canada, July 9-14, 2017

Rodrigo, A. H., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2017). Exploring the Link between Neuroticism and the Neural Response to Fearful Faces within the Medial Prefrontal Cortex. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology 2017 Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Storey, E. P., Wang, L., Ayaz, H., Podolak, O., Grady, M. F. & Master, C. L. (2017) The Use of Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) For Assessing Cognitive Workload During King-Devick Test after Concussion, Paper to be presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 30- June 3, 2017

Rodrigo, A. H., Lam, J., Ledochowski, J., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2017). Mapping Inhibitory Control within the Prefrontal Cortex in Borderline Personality Disorder. Poster presented at the 2017 Rotman Research Institute Conference on Neural Dynamics and Brain Health, Toronto, Canada.

Rodrigo, A. H., Lam, J., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2017). Prefrontal Cortex Activation during Response Inhibition in Borderline Personality Disorder. Paper presented at the 2017 Canadian Psychological Association National Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Shewokis, P. A., Shariff, F. U., Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., Castellanos, A., & Lind, D. S. (2017). Acquisition, retention and transfer of simulated laparoscopic tasks using fNIR and a contextual interference paradigm. The American Journal of Surgery. 213(2) 336-345 doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.11.043 [ link ]

Di Domenico, S. I., Fournier, M. A., Rodrigo, A. H., Dong, M., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2017) Identity Integration Across Time: Examining the Roles of Need Fulfillment and the Medial Prefrontal Cortex Using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Paper to be presented at the SPSP Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, January 19-21, 2017

Çakır, M. P., Çakır, N. A., Ayaz, H., & Lee, F. J. (2016). Behavioral and Neural Effects of Game-Based Learning on Improving Computational Fluency With Numbers An Optical Brain Imaging Study. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 224(4), 297-302. doi:10.1027/2151-2604/a000267 [ link ]

Ayaz, H (2016) Wearable and ambulatory optical brain monitoring: principles and neuroergonomic applications, Paper presented at the The 5th International Conference on Neuroeconomics and Neuromanagement, Hangzhou, China, November, 5-6 2016

Berner, L., Winter., S., Ayaz, H. , Shewokis, P.A., Izzetoglu, M., Marsh, R., Lowe, M. (2016) Reduced Prefrontal Activation during the Inhibition of Eating in Bulimia Nervosa: Potential Neural Mechanism Underlying the Sense of Loss of Control, Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Eating Disorders Research Society Meeting, New York City, NY, October 27-29, 2016 (International GFED/EDRS Award Winner)

Storey, E. P., Wang, L., Ayaz, H., Podolak, O., Grady, M. F. & Master, C. L. (2016) The use of functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) for the assessment of vestibular oculomotor task-related brain activity in concussion, Paper presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition,San Francisco, CA, Oct 22-25, 2016

Curtin, A., Wang., J., Sun, J., Tong, S., Onaral, B. & Ayaz, H. (2016) Concurrent fNIRS and TMS for Comparison of Evoked Responses to Pulse-Matched High Frequency and Intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Paris, France, October 13-16, 2016

Di Domenico, S. I., Fournier, M. A., Rodrigo, A. H., Dong, M., Ryan, R. M., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2016) Relationship Need Fulfillment Predicts Self-Other Overlap in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex During Self- and Other-Referential Cognition, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Paris, France, October 13-16, 2016

Ayaz, H (2016) Brain Computer Interfacing and running experiments with fNIRS, Training presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Paris, France, October 13-16, 2016

Ayaz, H, Allen, S. L., Sargent, A., Sideman, N., Hammond, C., Wang, L., Slonim, J., Narayan P., Appelt, D., & Balin, B. (2016) fNIRS based cognitive function assessment following concussion in adolescents, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Paris, France, October 13-16, 2016

Ayaz, H (2016) Evolution of Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy Neuroengineering & Applications, Paper presented at the Inaguaral International Neuroergonomics Conference, Paris, France, October 6-7, 2016

Sargent, A., Heiman-Patterson, T., Feldman, S., Shewokis, P. A. & Ayaz, H. (2016) Mental fatigue assessment in prolonged BCI use through EEG and fNIRS, Paper presented at the Inaguaral International Neuroergonomics Conference, Paris, France, October 6-7, 2016

Curtin, A., Tong, S., Tang., Y., Sun, J., Wang., J., & Ayaz, H. (2016) Concurrent fNIRS and TMS for Neurocognitive Enhancement on a Speed of Processing Task, Paper presented at the Inaguaral International Neuroergonomics Conference, Paris, France, October 6-7, 2016

Agrali, A., Bhatt, S., Suri, R., Izzetoglu, K., Onaral, B. & Ayaz, H. (2016) Predicting audience preferences for television advertisements using functional brain imaging, Paper presented at the Inaguaral International Neuroergonomics Conference, Paris, France, October 6-7, 2016

Bhatt, S., Agrali, A., McCarthy, K., Suri, R., & Ayaz, H. (2016) Neuroergonomic usability assessment of web financial tool using fNIRS and eye-tracking, Paper presented at the Inaguaral International Neuroergonomics Conference, Paris, France, October 6-7, 2016

Dehais, F., Ayaz, H., Gateau, T. (2016) Assessing working memory load in real flight condition with wireless fNIRS, Paper presented at the Inaguaral International Neuroergonomics Conference, Paris, France, October 6-7, 2016

Suri, R., Puccinelli, N. M., Grewal, D., Roggeveen, A. L., Agrali, A., Ayaz, H., Izzetoglu, K. & Onaral, B. (2016) Using neural correlates for enhancing customer experience through effective visual price placement, Paper presented at the Inaguaral International Neuroergonomics Conference, Paris, France, October 6-7, 2016

Nasser, J. A., Ayaz, H., Golen, R. P., Makwana, B., Albajri, E., Price, M. B., Mogil, S., Cucalon, G., DelParigi, A. (2016). Changes in neural activity of the prefrontal cortex during eating in humans. Appetite, 107, 688-9. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2016.08.071 [ link ]

Mehta, R. K., Ayaz, H., McKendrick, R., Izzetoglu, K., Willems, B., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Is Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) Appropriate for your Research? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 60(1), 188-190. doi:10.1177/1541931213601042 [link]

Liu, Y., Piazza, E. A., Simony, E., Shewokis, P. A., Onaral, B., Hasson, U., & Ayaz, H. (2016). Measuring speaker-listener neural coupling with functional near infrared spectroscopy. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/081166 [ link]

Myers, R. E., Leader, A. E., Censits, J. H., Trabulsi, E. J., Keith, S. W., Petrich, A. M., Quinn, A. M., Den, R. B., Hurwitz, M. D., Lallas, C. D., Hegarty, S. E., Dicker, A. P. Zeigler-Johnson, C. M., Giri, V. N., Ayaz, H., Gomella, L. G. (2016). Decision Support and Shared Decision Making About Active Surveillance Versus Active Treatment Among Men Diagnosed with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: a Pilot Study. Journal of Cancer Education, 1-6. doi:10.1007/s13187-016-1073-7 [ link ]

Berner, L., Winter., S., Ayaz, H. , Shewokis, P.A., Izzetoglu, M., Marsh, R., Lowe, M. (2016) Eating-specific Inhibitory Deficits and Reduced Prefrontal Activation May Contribute to Loss-of-control Eating in Bulimia, Paper presented at theSociety for the Study of Ingestive Behavior Conference, Centro de Congressos, Porto, Portugal, July 12-16, 2016 (NITA Award Winner)

Teo, W. P., Muthalib, M., Yamin, S., Hendy, A. M., Bramstedt, K., Kotsopoulos, E., Perrey, S., Ayaz, H. (2016). Does a combination of virtual reality, neuromodulation and neuroimaging provide a comprehensive platform for neurorehabilitation? – A narrative review of the literature. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00284 [ link ]

Cheng, L., Ayaz, H., Sun, J., Tong, S., & Onaral, B. (2016). Modulation of Functional Connectivity and Activation during Preparation for Hand Movement. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, doi:10.1080/21577323.2016.1191560 [ link ]

Di Domenico, S. I., Le, A., Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., & Fournier, M. A. (2016). Basic psychological needs and neurophysiological responsiveness to decisional conflict: an event-related potential study of integrative self processes. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 1-18. doi:10.3758/s13415-016-0436-1 [ link ]

Hernandez-Meza, G., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Oden, K., (2016) Pilot performance assessment in training via optical brain imaging sensor, 7th AHFE International Conference, 27-31 July 2016, Florida, USA

Mckendrick, R., Parasuraman, R., Murtza, R., Formwalt, A., Baccus, W., Paczynski, M., & Ayaz, H. (2016). Into The Wild: Neuroergonomic Differentiation of Hand-Held and Augmented Reality Wearable Displays During Outdoor Navigation with Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00216 [ link ]

Ruocco, A. C., Rodrigo, A. H., McMain, S. F., Page-Gould, E., Ayaz, H., & Links, P. S. (2016). Predicting Treatment Outcomes from Prefrontal Cortex Activation for Self-Harming Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Preliminary Study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00220 [ link ]

Mark, J., Onaral, B., Ayaz, H. (2016) Evaluating Neural Correlates of Constant-Therapy Neurorehabilitation Task Battery: An fNIRS Pilot Study, In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition: Neuroergonomics and Operational Neuroscience (Vol. Part I, LNAI 9743, pp. 1-11). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39955-3_22 [ link ]

Batula, A. M., Mark, J., Kim, Y. Ayaz, H. (2016) Developing an Optical Brain-Computer Interface for Robot Control, In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition: Neuroergonomics and Operational Neuroscience (Vol. Part I, LNAI 9743, pp. 1-11) doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39955-3_1 [ link ]

Rodrigo, A., Ayaz, H., Ruocco, A. (2016) Examining the Neural Correlates of Incidental Facial Emotion Encoding Within the Prefrontal Cortex Using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition: Neuroergonomics and Operational Neuroscience (Vol. Part I, LNAI 9743, pp. 1-11) doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39955-3_10. [ link ]

Sibi, S., Ayaz, H., Kuhns, D. P., Sirkin, D. M., Ju, W. (2016) Monitoring Driver Cognitive Load Using Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Partially Autonomous Cars, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV'16), June 19-22, 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden. [ link ]

O’Neil, M. E., Shewokis, P. A., Ayaz H. , Gray, R, Diefenbach, P. J. (2016) enAble Games: Designing active video games to promote fitness and physical activity in youth with cerebral palsy, International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood-onset Disabilities, June 1-4, 2016, Stockholm, Sweden

İşbilir, E., Çakır, M. P., Cummins, F., & Ayaz, H. (2016) Investigating Brain-Brain Interactions of a Dyad using fNIR Hyperscanning during Joint Sentence Reading Task, 3rd International Symposium on Brain and cognitive Science, Istanbul, Turkey, May 8, 2016 [ link ]

Shewokis, P. A., Shariff, F. U., Syed, M., Ayaz, H., Castellanos, A., Lind, D. S. (2016) Acquisition of Simulated Surgical Tasks Using fNIR and a Contextual Interference Paradigm, Association for Surgical Education (ASE'16), April 12-16, 2016, Boston, MA

Nasser, J.A., Ayaz, H., Golen, R.P., Makwana, B., Albajri, E., Price, M. B., Mogil, S., Cucalon, G., DelParigi, A. (2016) Changes in neural activity of the prefrontal cortex during eating in humans, British Feeding and Drinking Group, April 7-8, 2016, Teddington, London

Shariff, F. U., Syed, M., Renza-Stingone, E., Ayaz, H., Castellanos, A., Lind, D. S., Shewokis, P. A. (2016) Cognitive Load Assessment of Simulated Laparoscopic Surgical Tasks Using Optical Imaging, Surg Endosc 30:S211–S263

Rodrigo, A. H., Di Domenico, S. I., Graves, B., Lam, J., Ayaz, H., Bagby, R. M., & Ruocco, A. C. (2016). Linking Trait-Based Phenotypes to Prefrontal Cortex Activation during Inhibitory Control. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 11 (1), pp55-65 doi: 10.1093/scan/nsv091 [ link ]

Huhn, A., Meyer, R E, Harris, J. D., Ayaz, H., Deneke, E., Stankoski, D.M., Bunce, S.,(2016) Evidence of Anhedonia and Differential Reward Processing in Prefrontal Cortex Among Post-Withdrawal Patients with Prescription Opiate Dependence, Brain Research Bulletin, 123, 102-109 doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2015.12.004 [ link ]

Rodrigo, A., Daros, A. R., Graves, B., Ayaz, H., Ruocco, A. (2016) Seeing Fear in the Prefrontal Cortex: Tracking Temporal Dynamics in the Evoked Hemodynamic Response When Viewing Fearful Faces, Paper presented at the SPSP Symposium, San Diego, CA, January 28-30, 2016

Sun, Y., Ayaz, H., Akansu, A. (2015). Neural Correlates of Affective Context in Facial Expression Analysis: A Simultaneous EEG-fNIRS Study, IEEE Global SIP, Orlando, FL [ link ]

Çakır, M. P., Çakır, N. A., Ayaz, H., & Lee, F. J. (2015). An Optical Brain Imaging Study on the Improvements in Mathematical Fluency from Game-based Learning. ACM CHIPLAY, London, UK pp209-219 doi: 10.1145/2793107.2793133 [ link ]

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., Onaral, B., & Shewokis, P. (2015). Neural Adaptation to a Working Memory Task: A Concurrent EEG-fNIRS Study. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 9183, pp. 268-280): Springer International Publishing. [ link ]

Hernandez-Meza, G., Slason, L., Ayaz, H., Craven, P., Oden, K., & Izzetoglu, K. (2015). Investigation of Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Evaluation of Pilot Expertise Acquisition. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 9183, pp. 232-243): Springer International Publishing. [ link ]

Shewokis, P., Ayaz, H., Panait, L., Liu, Y., Syed, M., Greenawald, L., Shariff, F., Castellanos, A., Scott Lind, D. (2015). Brain-in-the-Loop Learning Using fNIR and Simulated Virtual Reality Surgical Tasks: Hemodynamic and Behavioral Effects. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 9183, pp. 324-335): Springer International Publishing. [ link ]

McKendrick, R., Parasuraman, R., and Ayaz, H. (2015). Wearable functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) and transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS): Expanding Vistas for Neurocognitive Augmentation. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 9:27. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2015.00027 [ link ]

Di Domenico, S.I., Rodrigo, A.H., Ayaz, H., Fournier, M.A., and Ruocco, A.C. (2015). Decision-making conflict and the neural efficiency hypothesis of intelligence: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy investigation. NeuroImage 109, 307–317.[ link ]

Shewokis, P.A., Shariff, F.U., Ayaz, H., Greenawald, L., Syed, M., Liu, Y., Uribe, J.I., Panait, L.,Castellanos, A.E., Lind, D.S. (2015) Educational neuroscience with fNIR and simulation training of surgical tasks. J Am Coll Surg,221(4):e9 doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.08.419 [ link ]

Rodrigo, A. H., Carcone, D., Ayaz, H., Graves, B., Ruocco, A. C. (2015). Effect of A779C Polymorphism of TPH1 on Neural Activation during Inhibitory Control in Borderline Personality Disorder. Poster presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, Toronto, ON.

Lam, J., Ledochowski, J, Rodrigo, A.H., Graves, B., Di Domenico, S.I., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A.C. (2015). Examining the Link Between Extraversion and the Neural Correlates of Inhibitory Control Using Functional Near-infrared Spectroscopy. Presented at the Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, Canada

Carcone, D., Rodrigo, A. H., Jung, S., Ayaz, H., Ruocco, A. C. (2015). Tryptophan hydroxylase 1 gene polymorphisms and prefrontal activation during response inhibition. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Lake Ontario Visionary Establishment Conference, Niagara, ON.

Grzeczkowski, N. V., Ayaz, H. (2014) NeuroHub: Portable and Scalable Time Synchronization Instrument for Brain-Computer Interface and Functional Neuroimaging Research. Master's Thesis, Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University [ link ]

Rodrigo, A. H., Curtin, A., Ruocco, A. C., Ayaz, H., (2014) Examining the Effectiveness of Sliding-window Motion Artifact Rejection (SMAR) Algorithm in Detecting Head Motion Artifacts. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Ruocco, A. C., Rodrigo, A. H., Lam, J., Di Domenico, S., Graves, B., & Ayaz, H. (2014). A Problem-Solving Task Specialized for Functional Neuroimaging: Validation of the Scarborough adaptation of the Tower of London (S-TOL) using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Rodrigo, A. H., Di Domenico, S., Ayaz, H., Lam, J., Graves, B., Ruocco, A., Decision-Making Conflict and the Neural Efficiency Hypothesis of Intelligence: A Functional Near- Infrared Spectroscopy Investigation. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Di Domenico, S., Rodrigo, A. H., Ayaz, H., Fournier, M. A., Ruocco, A., Exploring the Link Between Big Five Personality Traits and Motor Inhibitory Control Using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS). Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Senel Ayaz, H. G., Perets, A., Ayaz, H., Gilroy, K. D., Govindaraj, M., Brookstein, D., Lelkes, P., (2014) Textile-templated electrospun anisotropic scaffolds for regenerative cardiac tissue engineering, Biomaterials, doi: 10.106/j.biomaterials.2014.06.029 [ link ]

Gefen D., Ayaz, H, Onaral, B. (2014) Applying Functional Near Infrared (fNIR) Spectroscopy to Enhance MIS Research, AIS Transactions of Human Computer Interaction, (6)2 pp 53-71 [ link ]

Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Hing, J., Shewokis, P., Bunce, S., Oh, P., and Onaral, B. (2014). "UAV Operators Workload Assessment by Optical Brain Imaging Technology (fNIR)," in Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, eds. K.P. Valavanis & G.J. Vachtsevanos. Springer Netherlands), 2475-2500. [ link ]

Harrison, J., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Willems, B., Hah, S., Ahlstrom, U., Woo, H., Shewokis, P. A., Bunce, S. C., Onaral, B. (2014). Cognitive Workload and Learning Assessment During the Implementation of a Next-Generation Air Traffic Control Technology Using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Human-Machine Systems, IEEE Transactions, 44(4), pp429-440. doi: 10.1109/THMS.2014.2319822 [ link ]

Batula, A., Ayaz, H., Kim, Y. E. (2014) Evaluating a Four-Class Motor-Imagery-Based Optical Brain-Computer Interface, IEEE Engineering in Medicine Conf. August 26-30, 2014, Chicago, USA. [ link ]

Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P. A., Scull, L., Libon, D. J., Feldman, S., Eppig, J., Onaral, B., Heiman-Patterson, T. (2014). Assessment of Prefrontal Cortex Activity in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients with Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 3(1), 41-51. doi: 10.1166/jnsne.2014.1095. [ link ]

Ruocco, A. C., Rodrigo, A. H., Lam, J., Di Domenico, S., Graves, B., & Ayaz, H. (2014). A Problem-Solving Task Specialized for Functional Neuroimaging: Validation of the Scarborough adaptation of the Tower of London (S-TOL) using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00185 [ link ]

McKendrick, R., Ayaz, H., Olmstead, R., & Parasuraman, R. (2014). Enhancing Dual-Task Performance with Verbal and Spatial Working Memory Training: Continuous Monitoring of Cerebral Hemodynamics with NIRS. Neuroimage. Volume 85, Part 3, pp1014–1026 doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.103 [ link ]

Rodrigo, A., Di Domenico, S. I., Ayaz, H., Gulrajani, S., Lam, J., & Ruocco, A. C. (2014). Differentiating functions of the lateral and medial prefrontal cortex in motor response inhibition. NeuroImage. Volume 85, Part 1, pp423–431 doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.01.059 [ link ]

Lam., J., Rodrigo, A., Graves, B., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C., (2014) A Problem-Solving Task Specialized for Functional Neuroimaging: Validation of the Scarborough Adaptation of the Tower of London (S-TOL) using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. International Neuropsychology Society Conference, Seattle, Washington

Ayaz, H., Onaral, B., Izzetoglu, K., Shewokis, P. A., McKendrick, R., & Parasuraman, R. (2013). Continuous monitoring of brain dynamics with functional near infrared spectroscopy as a tool for neuroergonomic research: Empirical examples and a technological development. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 1-13. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00871 [ link ]

Scull, L., Ayaz, H., Shewokis P. A., Libon, D. J., Wicas, G., Eppig, J., Feldman, S., Deboo, A., Heiman-Patterson, T. (2013) Use of fNIR to Examine Hemodynamic Changes During Cognitive Tasks in Individuals with ALS, International Symposium on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Motor Neurone Disease 2013, 6 - 8 Dec 2013, P63

Petaccio, V., Ayaz, H, (2013) Assessment of Fatigue in Brain Computer Interface Users, Masters Degree Thesis, Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, [ link ]

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., Onaral, B., Shewokis, P.A. (2013) EEG band powers for characterizing user engagement in P300 BCI, Proc. 6th International IEEE/EMBS Conf on Neural Engineering (NER), San Diago, CA [ link ]

Kuruvilla, M. S., Green, J. R., Ayaz, H., & Murman, D. L. (2013). Neural correlates of cognitive decline in ALS: An fNIRS study of the prefrontal cortex. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4(2), 115-121. doi: 10.1080/17588928.2013.797889 [ link ]

Gentili, R. J., Shewokis, P. A., Ayaz, H., & Contreras-Vidal, J. L. (2013). Functional near-infrared spectroscopy-based correlates of prefrontal cortical dynamics during a cognitive-motor executive adaptation task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00277 [ link ]

Ayaz, H., Crawford, P., Curtin, A., Syed, M., Onaral, B., Beltman, W.M., Shewokis, P.A. (2013) Differential prefrontal response during natural and synthetic speech perception: An fNIR based neuroergonomics study, In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 8027, pp. 241-249): Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [ link ]

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., Curtin, A., Onaral, B., Shewokis, P.A. (2013) Towards a hybrid P300-based BCI using simultaneous fNIR and EEG, In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 8027, pp. 335-344): Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [ link ]

Shewokis, P.A., Ayaz, H., Curtin, A., Izzetoglu, K., Onaral, B.(2013) Brain in the Loop Learning using Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy, In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 8027, pp. 381-389): Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [ link ]

Harrison, J., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Willems, B., Hah, S., Woo, H., Shewokis, P.A., Bunce, S.C., Onaral, B. (2013) Human Performance Assessment Study in Aviation Using Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy, In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 8027, pp. 433-442): Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [ link ]

Bunce, S.C., Harris, J., Izzetoglu, K., Ayaz, H., Izzetoglu, M., Pourrezaei, K., Onaral, B., (2013) Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Addiction Treatment: Preliminary Evidence as a Biomarker of Treatment Response, In D. Schmorrow & C. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition (Vol. 8027, pp. 250-258): Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [ link ]

Woo, H., Willems, B., Harrison, J., Izzetoglu, K., Hah, S., & Ayaz, H. (2013) The Use of Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) to Assess Cognitive Workload of Air Traffic Controllers, 17th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, May 6 – May 9, 2013, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA. [ link ]

Di Domenico, S. I., Fournier, M. A., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2012). In Search of Integrative Processes: Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction Predicts Medial Prefrontal Activation During Decisional Conflict. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, . doi: 10.1037/a0030257 [ link ]

Sweeney, K., Ayaz, H., Ward, T., Izzetoglu, M., McLoone, S., & Onaral, B. (2012). A Methodology for Validating Artifact Removal Techniques for Physiological Signals. Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on, pp(99), 1-1. doi: 10.1109/titb.2012.2207400 [ link ]

Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P. A., Izzetoglu, M., Cakir, M. P., Onaral, B. (2012) Tangram solved? Prefrontal cortex activation analysis during geometric problem solving, 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, August 28 – September 1, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA. [ link ]

Curtin, A., Ayaz, H., Liu, Y., Shewokis, P. A., Onaral, B. (2012) A P300-based EEG-BCI for Spatial Navigation Control, 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, August 28 – September 1, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA. [ link ]

Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., Curtin, A., Shewokis, P. A., Onaral, B. (2012) Detection of attention shift for asynchronous P300-based BCI, 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, August 28 – September 1, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA. [ link ]

Ayaz, H., Bunce, S., Shewokis, P. A., Izzetoglu, K., Willems, B., Onaral, B. (2012) Using brain activity to predict task performance and operator efficiency, International Conference on Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems, July 11-14, 2012, Shenyang, China. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-31561-9_16 [ link ]

Bunce, S., Izzetoglu, K., Izzetoglu, M., Ayaz, H., Pourrezaei, K., Onaral, B. (2012) Treatment Status Predicts Differential Prefrontal Cortical Responses to Alcohol and Natural Reinforcer Cues among Alcohol Dependent Individuals, International Conference on Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems, July 11-14, 2012, Shenyang, China. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-31561-9_20 [ link ]

Cakir, M. P., Senyigit, A. M., Akay, D. M., Ayaz, H., Isler, V. (2012) Evaluation of UAS Camera Operator Interfaces in a Simulated Task Environment: An Optical Brain Imaging Approach, International Conference on Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems, July 11-14, 2012, Shenyang, China. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-31561-9_7 [ link ]

Kuruvilla, M. S., Green, J. R., Hogan, T., Yunusova, Y., Ayaz, H. (2012) Using functional near infra-red spectroscopy to determine ALS-related motor, cognitive, and language deficits, Conference on Motor Speech, February 29-March 4, 2012, Santa Rosa, California.

Ayaz, H., Izzetoglu, K., Cakir, M. P., Curtin, A., Harrison, J., Izzetoglu, M., Shewokis, P. A., Onaral, B. (2012) Functional Brain Activity Monitoring during Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Coordination, 20th IEEE Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, April 18-20, 2012, Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey. doi: 10.1109/SIU.2012.6204810 [ link ]

Ayaz, H., Cakir, M. P., Izzetoglu, K., Curtin, A., Shewokis, P. A., Bunce, S., Onaral, B. (2012) Monitoring Expertise Development during Simulated UAV Piloting Tasks using Optical Brain Imaging, IEEE Aeroscpace Conference, March 3-10, 2012, BigSky, MN, USA. doi: 10.1109/AERO.2012.6187350 [ link ]

Ayaz, H., Shewokis, P. A., Bunce, S., Izzetoglu, K., Willems, B., Onaral, B. (2012) Optical Brain Monitoring for Operator Training and Mental Workload Assessment, Neuroimage, 59(1), 36-47. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.06.023. [ link ]