IDRIS Lab

Investigating Decision-making and Reward In Schizophrenia 

Publications
 
- Elliot C Brown -

 

 

Articles: 

 

2014

 

Tas, C., Cebi, M., Tan, O., Hızlı-Sayar, G., Tarhan, N., Brown, E.C. (in press) EEG power, cordance and coherence differences between unipolar and bipolar depression. Journal of Affective Disorders.

 

Gonzalez-Liencres, C., Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Erdin, S., Onur, E., Cubukcoglu, Z., Aydemir, O., Esen-Danaci, A., Brüne, M. (2014). Oxidative stress in schizophrenia: a case–control study on the effects on social cognition and neurocognition. BMC Psychiatry 14(1), 268. PDF

 

Brown, E.C., Tas, C., Kuzu, D., Esen-Danaci, A., Roelofs, K., Brüne, M. (2014). Social approach and avoidance behaviour for negative emotions is modulated by endogenous oxytocin and paranoia in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research 219(3), 436-442. PDF

 

Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Aydemir, O., Brüne, M., Lysaker, P.H. (2014). Metacognition in psychosis: Comparison of schizophrenia with bipolar disorder. Psychiatry Research 219(3), 464-469. PDF

 

Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2014). Reward in the mirror neuron system, social context and the implications on psychopathology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 37(2), 196-197. PDF

 

Rüther, N.N., Brown, E.C., Klepp, A., Belllebaum, C. (2014). Observed manipulation of novel tools leads to mu rhythm suppression over sensory-motor cortices. Behavioural Brain Research 261, 328-335. PDF

 

Tas, C., Erensoy, H., Ibadi, Y., Brown, E.C., Tarhan, N. (2014). QEEG related changes following treatment of anxiety disorders: Case series. The Journal of Neurobehavioral Sciences 1(1), 9-13. PDF

 

2013

 

Brown, E.C., Wiersema, J.R., Pourtois, G., Brüne, M. (2013). Modulation of motor cortex activity when observing rewarding and punishing actions. Neuropsychologia 51 (1), 52-58. PDF

 

Brown, E.C., Tas, C., Can, H., Esen-Danaci, A., Brüne, M. (2013). A closer look at the relationship between the subdomains of social functioning, social cognition and symptomatology in clinically stable patients with schizophrenia. Comprehensive Psychiatry 55(1), 25-32. PDF

 

Brüne, M., Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Armgart, C., Dimaggio, G., Lysaker, P. (2013). Metakognitive und sozial-kognitive Defizite bei Schizophrenien. Funktionelle Bedeutung und Behandlungsstrategien. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie 61(4), 231-247. PDF

 

Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Cubukcuoglu, Z., Aydemir, O., Esen-Danaci, A., Brüne, M. (2013). Towards an integrative approach to understanding quality of life in schizophrenia: The role of neurocognition, social cognition and psychopathology. Comprehensive Psychiatry 54 (3), 262-268. PDF

 

2012

 

Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2012). The role of predictive coding in social neuroscience. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 6 (147). PDF

 

Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Esen-Danaci, A., Lysaker, P.H., Brüne, M. (2012). Intrinsic motivation and metacognition as predictors of learning potential in patients with remitted schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric Research 46 (8), 1086-1092. PDF

 

Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2012). Evolution of social predictive brains? Frontiers in Psychology 3, (414). PDF

 

2011

 

Brown, E.C., Tas, C., Brüne, M. (2011). Potential therapeutic avenues to tackle social cognition problems in schizophrenia. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 12 (1), 71-81. PDF

 

 

 

Non-peer reviewed journal articles:

 

Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Enzi, B., Brüne, M. (2013). Social cognitive deficits in schizophrenia: Are they acquired or developmental? International Graduate School of Neuroscience Report.

 

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

Brown, E.C., Tas, C., Gonzalez-Liencres, C., Brüne, M. (2014) Neurological underpinnings of social cognition and metacognition in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. In P. Lysaker, G. Dimaggio and M. Brüne, Social cognition and metacognition in schizophrenia: Psychopathology and treatment approaches. San Diego, CA, USA: Academic Press / Elsevier. PDF

 

Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Gonzalez-Liencres, C., Brüne, M. (2014) Experimental usage of oxytocin to combat deficits in social cognition in schizophrenia. In P. Lysaker, G. Dimaggio and M. Brüne, Social cognition and metacognition in schizophrenia: Psychopathology and treatment approaches. San Diego, CA, USA: Academic Press / Elsevier. PDF

 

 

 

Abstracts/Proceedings:

 

Brown, E.C., Cocchini, G. (2009). A study of error awareness and insight in schizophrenia using the Sustained Attention to Response Task (SART). British Psychological Society (BPS) Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.

 

Brown, E.C., Cocchini, G. (2010). Perception without awareness: A case study. International Conference on Parietal Lobe Function, European Science Foundation (ESF) Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

 

Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2011). How ’social’ is the mirror neuron system: Insights from the EEG mu rhythm. Donders Discussions, Nijmegen, Netherlands. (POSTER)Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2011). Mirror neuron activity in schizophrenia. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie, und Nervenheilkunde Kongress (DGPPN), Berlin, Germany.

 

Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2011). Social cognition and violence in schizophrenia: Is there a link? 3rd European Conference on Schizophrenia Research (ECSR): Facts and Visions, Berlin, Germany (Published in European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 261(1), S39)

 

Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2011). Theory of mind in at-risk stages of schizophrenia. 3rd European Conference on Schizophrenia Research (ECSR): Facts and Visions, Berlin, Germany (Published in European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 261(1), S26) 

 

Brown E.C., Tas C., Danaci A.E., Brüne M. (2012). How separable are the domains of social cognitive deficits in schizophrenia? 3rd Schizophrenia International Research Conference, Florence, Italy (Published in Schizophrenia Research 136 (1), S180 (doi: 10.1016/S0920-9964(12)70545-5))

 

Tas C., Brown E.C., Danaci A.E., Lysaker P., Brüne M. (2012). Motivation and metacognition as predictors of occupational functioning in remitted schizophrenia patients. 3rd Schizophrenia International Research Conference, Florence, Italy. (Published in Schizophrenia Research 136 (1), S180 (doi: 10.1016/S0920-9964(12)70544-3))

 

Brown, E.C., Wiersema, J.R., Pourtois, G., Brüne, M. (2012). Catharsis in the motor cortex: Reward and punishment when observing others’ actions. Belgian Brain Congress, Liege, Belgium (Published in Frontiers in Neuroscience. (doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2012.210.00052))

 

Brown, E.C., Pourtois, G., Wiersema, J.R., Tas, C., Brüne, M. (2012). Reward-related changes in motor cortex excitability during action observation of others. 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Barcelona, Spain. 

 

Tas C., Brown E., Esen-Danaci A., Brüne M. (2012). The role of plasma oxytocin and cortisol levels and metacognition on social learning and social stress response in schizophrenia patients. The German Society for Biological Psychiatry Congress (DGBP), Heidelberg, Germany. 

 

Brown E.C., Tas C., Danaci A.E., Brüne M. (2012). Social approach and avoidance in schizophrenia: The relationship with paranoia, social cognition and oxytocin. The German Society for Biological Psychiatry Congress (DGBP), Heidelberg, Germany. 

 

Brown, E.C., Brüne, M. (2013). Neural evidence for the potential use of rewards in observational learning in schizophrenia? Neurex Symposium on “Cognitive disorders and remediation in schizophrenia and other mental disorders”, Strasbourg, Switzerland. 

 

Brown, E.C., Pourtois, G., Wiersema, J.R., Brüne, M. (2013). The influence of reward and punishment in action observation. UCL Conference on “Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment, and Social Cognition”, University College London, UK. 

 

Esen-Danaci, A., Gonzalez-Liencres, C., Tas, C., Brown, E.C., Erdin, S., Onur, E., Cubukcoglu, Z., Aydemir, O., Brüne, M. (2014). Oxidative stress is related to neurocognition but not social cognition in patients with schizophrenia. 4th Schizophrenia International Research Conference, Florence, Italy. (Published in Schizophrenia Research 153 (1), S313-S314 (doi: 10.1016/S0920-9964(14)70888-6))

 

 

 

Invited Speeches:

 

Brown, E.C., Social cognition in movement and the relevance to schizophrenia. Yasar University, Izmir, Turkey, 2012

 

Brown, E.C., Social approach and avoidance behaviour in schizophrenia. The Psychosis Studies and Intervention Team, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2012

 

Brown, E.C., The neurobiology of social approach and avoidance behaviour in schizophrenia. University Clinic and Polyclinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Münster, Germany, 2012

 

Brown, E.C., Social cognition in schizophrenia. Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik im LWL-Psychiatrieverbund Westfalen, Hamm, Germany, 2012

 

Brown, E.C., Reward-related modulation of motor cortex during action observation. Action and Neurocognition Group, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2013

 

Brown, E.C., Reward-related modulation of motor cortex during action observation in schizophrenia. Maryland Psychiatric Research Centre, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA, 2013

 

Brown, E.C., Living with schizophrenia. Christ’s College Finchley, London, UK, 2013

 

Brown, E.C., Observing rewarding actions and the relevance to schizophrenia. Laboratory of Neural Computation and Cognition, Brown University, Providence RI, USA, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated September 2014