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Kai Hwang

Kai Hwang
Assistant Professor
225 SLP
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Research Interests

Neural mechanisms of cognitive control; Development of cognitive control; Thalamocortical interactions and neural oscillations; Developmental changes in brain network dynamics; Multimodal human neuroimaging (fMRI/TMS/EEG/MEG).

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Representative Publications

Riddle, J., Hwang, K., Dhanani S., Cellier, D., D’Esposito, M., (2019) Causal evidence for the role of neuronal oscillations in top-down and bottom-up attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 2019:1-12 

Hwang, K., Shine, M., D’Esposito, M. (2019). Fronto-Parietal activity interacts with task-evoked changes in functional connectivity. Cerebral Cortex, 29: 802–813 

Hwang, K., Bertolero, M.A., Liu, B.W., D’Esposito, M. (2017). The human thalamus is an integrative hub for functional brain Networks. Journal of Neuroscience. 37(23):5594-5607

Hwang, K., Ghuman, A.S., Manoach, D.S., Jones, S.R., Luna, B. (2016). Frontal preparatory neural oscillations associated with cognitive control: A developmental study comparing young adults and adolescents. NeuroImage, 136:139-48.

Marek, S.A., Hwang, K., Foran, W.W., Luna, B. (2015). The role of network organization and integration in the development of cognitive control. PLOS Biology, 13(12): e1002328. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002328

Hwang, K., Ghuman, A.S., Manoach, D.S., Jones, S.R., Luna, B. (2014). Cortical Neurodynamics of Inhibitory control. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(29):9551:9561. 

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