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Preprints (BioRxiv)

Coetzee J.P., Johnson M.A., Allan D. Wu, Iacoboni M., Monti M.M. (under review) Dissociating
Language and Thought in Human Reasoning. bioRxiv 336123; doi:

Published papers

Chiang J.N., Rosenberg M., Bufford C., Stephens D., Lysy A., Monti M.M. (in press) The language of music: Common neural codes for structured sequences in music and natural language. Brain & Language (previously: bioRxiv 202382; doi:

Schnakers C., Lutkenhoff E.S., Bio B.J., McArthur D.L., Vespa P.M., Monti M.M. (in press) Acute EEG spectra characteristics predict thalamic chronic atrophy after severe TBI. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry.

Dell’Italia J., Johnson M.A., Vespa P.M., Monti M.M. (in press) Network analysis in disorders of consciousness: Four problems and one proposed solution (Exponential Random Graph Models). Frontiers in Neurology

Schnakers C., Monti M.M. (in press) Monitoring severely brain injured patients recovering from coma. In M. Torbey (Ed.) Neurocritical Care (2nd edition). Cambridge:Cambridge University Press.

Coetzee J.P., Monti M.M. (2018) At the core of reasoning: dissociating deductive and non-deductive
difficulty. Human Brain Mapping. Human Brain Mapping. [Advance online publication]

Crone J.S., Monti M.M. (2018) Consciousness. In M.H. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia
of Lifespan Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA:SAGE Publications. DOI:9781506307657.

Schnakers C., Monti M.M. (2017). Disorders of consciousness after severe brain injury: therapeutic options. Current opinion in neurology, 30(6), 573-579.

Crone J.S., Bio B.J., Vespa P.M., Lutkenhoff E.S., Monti M.M. (2017) Restoration of thalamo-cortical connectivity after brain injury: recovery of consciousness, complex behavior, or passage of time? Journal of Neuroscience Research. 10.1002/jnr.24115

Crone J.S., Monti M.M. (2017) Linking complex alterations in functional network connectivity to disorders of consciousness. In C. Schnaker, S. Laureys (Eds.), Coma and disorders of consciousness, 2nd edition. Springer:London.

Monti M.M. (2017) The role of language in structure-dependent cognition. In Moody M. (ed.) Neural Mechanisms of Language, Springer:New York, NY.

Zheng Z.S., Reggente N., Lutkenhoff E.S., Owen A.M., Monti M.M. (2017) Disentangling disorders of consciousness: insights from diffusion tensor imaging and machine learning. Human Brain Mapping, 38(1):431-443

Monti M.M., Schnakers C., Korb A.S., Bystritsky A., Vespa P.M. (2016) Non-invasive ultrasonic thalamic stimulation in disorders of consciousness after severe brain injury: a first-in-man report.
Brain Stimulation,9(6):940-941

DeWolf M., Chiang J.N., Bassok M., Holyoak K.J., Monti M.M. (2016) Neural Representations of Magnitude for Natural and Rational Numbers. Neuroimage, 141:304-312.

Crone J.S., Lutkenhoff E.S., Bio B., Laureys S., Monti M.M. (2016) Testing proposed neuronal models of effective connectivity within the cortico-basal ganglia-thalamo-cortical loop during loss of consciousness. Cerebral Cortex. [Advance ePub, April 2016]

Thurman S.M., van Boxtel J.J., Monti M.M., Chiang J.N., Lu H. (2016) Neural adaptation in pSTS correlates with  perceptual aftereffects to biological motion and with autistic traits. Neuroimage, 136:149–161.

Monti M.M. (2016) Il cervello dell’arte: esperienza estetica, mente, e la traduzione tattile del linguaggio visivo (Art’s brain: aesthetic experience, min, and the tactile translation of the visual language). In C. Occhipinti (Ed.) Raffaello, Correggio, Caravaggio: Un’esperienza tattile sulle orme di Scannelli. Universitalia (HH Mostre collection).

Monti M.M., Sannita W.G. [eds.] (2016) Brain Function and Responsiveness in Disorders of Consciousness, Springer International Publishing: Switzerland.

Lutkenhoff E.S., Monti M.M. (2016) Brain Responsiveness After Severe Brain Injury: Revolutions and Controversies. In M.M. Monti and W.G. Sannita (eds.), Brain Function and Responsiveness in Disorders of Consciousness, Springer International Publishing: Switzerland.

Lutkenhoff E.S., Chiang J., Tshibanda L., Kamau E., Kirsch M., Pickard J.D., Owen A.M., Monti M.M. (2015) Thalamic and extra-thalamic mechanisms of consciousness after severe brain injury. Annals of Neurology, 78(1):68-76.

Monti M.M., Rosenberg M., Finoia P., Kamau E., Pickard J.D., Owen A.M. (2015) Thalamo-frontal connectivity mediates top-down cognitive functions in disorders of consciousness. Neurology, 85:1-7. –> Accompanying Editorial by S. Goldman and N. Schiff.

Monti M.M. (2015) Disorders of consciousness. In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn (eds.), Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

Crone J.S., Schurz M., Holler Y., Bergmann J., Monti M.M., Schmid E., Trinka E., Kronbichler M. (2015) Impaired consciousness is linked to changes in effective connectivity of the posterior cingulate cortex within the default mode network. NeuroImage, 110:101–109.

Lutkenhoff E.S., Rosenberg M., Chiang J., Zheng R., Pickard J.D., Owen A.M., Monti M.M. (2014) Optimized brain extraction script for pathological brains (optiBET). PLoS ONE, 9(12): e115551. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115551

Chennu S., Finoia P., Kamau E., Allanson J., Williams G.B.  Monti M.M., Menon D.K., Pickard J.D., Owen A.M., Bekinschtein T.A. (2014) Spectral signatures of reorganised brain networks in disorders of consciousness. PLOS Computational Biology, 10(10): e1003887.

Guger C., Sorger B., Noirhomme Q., Naci L., Monti M.M., Real R., … & Cincotti F. (2014). Brain-computer interfaces for assessment and communication in disorders of consciousness. Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics, 181-214.

Lutkenhoff E.S., McArthur D.L., Hua X., Thompson P.M., Vespa P.M., Monti M.M. (2013) Thalamic atrophy in antero-medial and dorsal nuclei correlates with six-months outcome after severe brain injury. NeuroImage: Clinical, 3:396-404.

Monti M.M., Lutkenhoff E.S., Rubinov M., Boveroux P., Vanhaudenhuyse A., Gosseries O., Bruno MA., Noirhomme Q., Boly M., Laureys S. (2013) Dynamic change of global and local information processing in propofol-induced loss and recovery of consciousness. PLoS Computational Biology, 9(10).

Chennu S., Finoia P., Kamau E., Monti M.M., Allanson J., Pickard J.D., Owen A.M. & Bekinschtein T.A. (2013). Dissociable endogenous and exogenous attention in disorders of consciousness. NeuroImage: Clinical, 3:450-461.

Monti M.M. (2013) Editorial – Ethics, neuroimaging and disorders of consciousness: What is the question? American Journal of Bioethics, Neuroscience, 4:4.

Sandrone S., Bacigaluppi M., Galloni M.R., Cappa S.F., Moro A., Catani M., Filippi M., Monti M.M., Perani D., Martino G. (2013) Weighing brain activity with the balance: Angelo Mosso’s original manuscripts come to light. Brain, 137(Pt 2):621-33.

Torrisi S., Moody T.D., Vizueta N., Thomason M.E., Monti M.M., Townsend J.D., Bookheimer S.Y., Altshuler L.L. (2013) Differences in resting corticolimbic functional connectivity in bipolar I euthymia. Bipolar Disorders, 15(2):156-166.

Monti M.M., Pickard J.D., Owen A.M. (2013) Visual cognition in disorders of consciousness: From V1 to top-down attention. Human Brain Mapping, 34(6):1245-53.

Monti M.M., Parsons L.M., Osherson D.N. (2012) Response to Tzourio-Mazoyer and Zago: yes, there is a neural dissociation between language and reasoning. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16(10):495-496.

Monti M.M., Parsons L.M., Osherson D.N. (2012) Thought beyond language: neural dissociation of arithmetic and natural language. Psychological Science, 23(8): 914-922.

Naci L., Monti M.M., Cruse D., Kubler A., Sorger B., Goebel R., Kotchoubey B., Owen A.M. (2012) Brain computer interfaces for communication with non-responsive patients. Annals of Neurology, 72(3):312-23.

Monti M.M. (2012) Cognition in disorders of consciousness. Annual Reviews of Clinical Psychology, 8:431-454.

Monti M.M., Osherson D.N. (2012) Language, logic and the brain. Brain Research, 1428:33-42.

Monti M.M. (2011) Statistical analysis of fMRI time-series: A critical evaluation of the GLM approach. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5(28).

Cruse D., Monti M.M., Owen A.M. (2011) Neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness: contributions to diagnosis and prognosis. Future Neurology 6(2): 291-299.

Monti M.M., Laureys, S., Owen, A.M. (2010) Reply to correspondence on: Willful modulation of brain activity in disorders of consciousness. New England Journal of Medicine, 362(20):1937-1938.

Monti M.M., Vanhaudenhuyse A., Coleman M.R., Boly M., Pickard J., Tshibanda, J-F., Owen, A.M., Laureys, S. (2010) Willful modulation of brain activity in disorders of consciousness, New England Journal of Medicine, 362(7):579-589.

Fernandez-Espejo D., Bekinschtein T., Monti M.M., Pickard J.D., Junque C., Owen A.M., Coleman M.R. (2010) Diffusion Weighted Imaging Distinguishes the Minimally Conscious from the Vegetative State. NeuroImage, 54:103-112.

Monti M.M., Laureys S., Owen A.M. (2010) The Vegetative State. BMJ, 341:c3765.

Hampshire A., Chamberlain S., Monti M.M., Duncan J., Owen A.M. (2010) The Role of the Right Inferior Frontal Gyrus: Inhibition and Attentional Control. NeuroImage, 50(3):1313-9.

Monti M.M., Owen A.M. (2010) Looking for consciousness, the aware mind in the motionless body. The Psychologist, 23(6):478-481.

Monti M.M., Owen A.M. (2010) Behavior in the brain: using functional neuroimaging to assess residual cognition and awareness after severe brain injury. Journal of Psychophysiology, 24:76-82.

Monti M.M., Parsons L.M., Osherson D.N. (2009) The Boundaries of Language and Thought in Deductive Inference. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106:12554-12559.

Monti M.M., Coleman M.R., Owen A.M. (2009) fMRI and the Vegetative State: Solving the Behavioral Dilemma? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1157:81-89.

Monti M.M., Coleman M.R., Owen A.M. (2009) Executive Functions in the Absence of Behavior: Functional Imaging of the Minimally Conscious State. Progress in Brain Research, 117:249-260.

Monti M.M., Vanhaudenhuyse A., Coleman M.R., Boly M., Owen, A.M., Laureys, S. (2009) Using fMRI to diagnose disorders of consciousness in the absence of behavior. Society for Neuroscience
, 804.4.

Coleman M.R., Bekinschtein T., Monti M.M., Owen A.M., Pickard J.D. (2009) A Multi-Modal Approach to the Assessment of Patients with Disorders of Consciousness. Progress in Brain Research,

Parsons L.M., Osherson D.N., Monti M.M. (2009) Language and thought: Neural basis of arithmetic and linguistic inference. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 217.6.

Monti M.M., Parsons L.M., Martinez M.J., Osherson D.N. (2007) Functional Neuroanatomy of Deductive Inference: A Language-Independent Distributed Network. NeuroImage, 37:1005-1016.

Monti M.M., Parsons L.M., Osherson D.N. (2007) The Role of Language in Deductive Reasoning. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 126.1.

Monti M.M., Mura G. (2007) Gli effetti delle emozioni nelle interazioni negoziali. In Diamantini D. & Oliverio N. (Eds.) Clienti, controparti e amici. Guerrini e associati: Milan, Italy, 51-75.

Parsons L.M., Monti M.M., Osherson D.N. (2006) Functional Neuroanatomy of Deductive Reasoning. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 310.1.

Monti M.M., Grant S., Osherson D.N. (2005) A Note on Concave Utility Functions. Mind & Society, 4(1):85-96.