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profileTatiana Sitnikova, PH.D.

TitleInstructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Room 2301
149 13th Street
Charlestown MA 02129
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K01MH085062     (SITNIKOVA, TATIANA)Jul 6, 2009 - Mar 31, 2014
Genetic contributions to deficits in adaptive function in schizophrenia
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Sitnikova T, Rosen BR, Lord LD, West WC. Understanding human original actions directed at real-world goals: the role of the lateral prefrontal cortex. Neuroimage. 2014 Dec; 103:91-105. PMID: 25224997; PMCID: PMC4312188.
  2. Sitnikova T, Perrone C, Goff D, Kuperberg GR. Neurocognitive mechanisms of conceptual processing in healthy adults and patients with schizophrenia. Int J Psychophysiol. 2010 Feb; 75(2):86-99. PMID: 20004221; PMCID: PMC2842912.
  3. Sitnikova T, Goff D, Kuperberg GR. Neurocognitive abnormalities during comprehension of real-world goal-directed behaviors in schizophrenia. J Abnorm Psychol. 2009 May; 118(2):256-77. PMID: 19413402; PMCID: PMC2819083.
  4. Sitnikova T, Holcomb PJ, Kiyonaga KA, Kuperberg GR. Two neurocognitive mechanisms of semantic integration during the comprehension of visual real-world events. J Cogn Neurosci. 2008 Nov; 20(11):2037-57. PMID: 18416681; PMCID: PMC2673092.
  5. Sitnikova T, Kuperberg G. Context motivates comprehenders` attempts to make sense of novel events: Electrophysiological evidence. 2008.
  6. Sitnikova T, Kuperberg G. fMRI evidence for abnormal function in the frontal and temporal cortices during comprehension of goal-directed real-world events in schizophrenia. 2008.
  7. Kuperberg G, Sitnikova T, Lakshmanan B. Semantic and morphosyntactic violations of verbs recruit an overlapping neural network: Evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging. NeuroImage. 2008; in press.
  8. West WC, Sitnikova T. Anatomically-segregated effects of cross-modal repetition priming during viewing pictures from different semantic categories: An fMRI study. 2008.
  9. Sitnikova T, West WC. The neural basis of semantic integration in visual-world comprehension: An event-related fMRI investigation. 2008.
  10. Sitnikova T, Kuperberg G. Abnormal neural dynamics within a broad cortical network during comprehension of goal-directed events in schizophrenia: Evidence from the combined fMRI and electrophysiological recordings. 2008.
  11. Sitnikova T, Kiyonaga KA. Electrophysiological brain activity associated with naturalistic viewing of real-life events. 2008.
  12. Sitnikova T, Holcomb PJ, Kiyonaga KA, Kuperberg GR. Two mechanisms of semantic integration in visual-world comprehension. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 2008; in press.
  13. Sitnikova T, Goff D, Kuperberg G. Distinct conceptual neural abnormalities are associated with disorganization and negative symptomatology during real-world behavior in schizophrenia. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2008; submitted.
  14. Kuperberg GR, Sitnikova T, Lakshmanan BM. Neuroanatomical distinctions within the semantic system during sentence comprehension: evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroimage. 2008 Mar 01; 40(1):367-88. PMID: 18248739; PMCID: PMC3141816.
  15. Sitnikova T Kuperberg GR, Holcomb PJ. Neurocognitive mechanisms of comprehension. Understanding Events: How Humans See, Represent, and Act on Events. Eds. T. F. Shipley & J. Zacks. 2007; In print.
  16. Sitnikova T, Kuperberg GR. Time-course and neuroanatomy of abnormal real-world comprehension in schizophrenia . International Congress on Schizophrenia Research. 2007.
  17. Kuperberg GR, Sitnikova T, Goff D, Holcomb PJ. Making sense of sentences in schizophrenia: electrophysiological evidence for abnormal interactions between semantic and syntactic processing. J Abnorm Psychol. 2006 May; 115(2):251-65. PMID: 16737390.
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  18. Kuperberg GR, Kreher DA, Sitnikova T, Caplan DN, Holcomb PJ. The role of animacy and thematic relationships in processing active English sentences: evidence from event-related potentials. Brain Lang. 2007 Mar; 100(3):223-37. PMID: 16546247.
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  19. Kuperberg GR, Caplan D, Sitnikova T, Eddy M, Holcomb PJ. Neural correlates of processing syntactic, semantic, and thematic relationships in sentences. Language and Cognitive Processes. 2006; 21:489-530.
  20. Sitnikova T, West WC, Kuperberg GR, Holcomb PJ. The neural organization of semantic memory: Electrophysiological activity suggests feature-based segregation. Biol Psychol. 2006 Mar; 71(3):326-40. PMID: 16129544; PMCID: PMC2094699.
  21. Sitnikova T. Comprehension of Videos of Real-World Events: Electrophysiological Evidence [Doctoral Dissertation]. 2003.
  22. Kuperberg GR, Sitnikova T, Caplan D, Holcomb PJ. Electrophysiological distinctions in processing conceptual relationships within simple sentences. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2003 Jun; 17(1):117-29. PMID: 12763198.
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  23. Kuperberg GR, Holcomb PJ, Sitnikova T, Greve D, Dale AM, Caplan D. Distinct patterns of neural modulation during the processing of conceptual and syntactic anomalies. J Cogn Neurosci. 2003 Feb 15; 15(2):272-93. PMID: 12676064.
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  24. Sitnikova T, Kuperberg G, Holcomb PJ. Semantic integration in videos of real-world events: an electrophysiological investigation. Psychophysiology. 2003 Jan; 40(1):160-4. PMID: 12751813.
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  25. Sitnikova T, Salisbury DF, Kuperberg G, Holcomb PI. Electrophysiological insights into language processing in schizophrenia. Psychophysiology. 2002 Nov; 39(6):851-60. PMID: 12462512.
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  26. Taylor HA, Faust RR, Sitnikova T, Naylor SJ, Holcomb PJ. Is the donut in front of the car? An electrophysiological study examining spatial reference frame processing. Can J Exp Psychol. 2001 Jun; 55(2):175-84. PMID: 11433788.
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  27. McNulty JA, Maher BA, Chu M, Sitnikova T. Relationship of short-term verbal memory to the need for hyperbaric oxygen treatment after carbon monoxide poisoning. Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol. 1997 Jul; 10(3):174-9. PMID: 9297710.
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