Papers and recent conference abstracts

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Selected Publications

Hallquist, M.N., Hwang, K., Luna, B., Dombrovski, A.Y. (2024). Reinforcement-based option competition in human dorsal stream during exploration/exploitation of a continuous space. Science Advances 10(8), eadj2219.

Hwang, K., Shine, J.M. (2024). Thalamic regulation of human cortical dynamics. In M. Sherman, and W. M. Ursey (Ed), The Cerebral Cortex and Thalamus. New York: Oxford University Press.

Shine, J.M., Lewis, L.D., Garrett, D., Hwang K. (2023). The impact of the human thalamus on brain-wide information processing. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 24(7), 416-430

Gallen, C. L., Hwang, K., Chen, A. J. W., Jacobs, E. G., Lee, T. G., & D’Esposito, M. (2023). Influence of goals on modular brain network organization during working memory. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 17.

Chen X., Sorenson, E., Hwang, K. (2023). Thalamocortical contributions to working memory processes during the n-back task. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 197(107701)

Hwang, K., D’Esposito, M. (2022). Cognitive control functions of the human thalamus. In MM. Halassa (Ed), The Thalamus (pp. 307-323). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hwang, K., Shine, J.M., Cole, M.W., Sorenson, E. (2022). Thalamocortical contributions to cognitive task activity. eLife, 11, e81282.

Yeager B.E., Bruss J., Duffau H., Herbet G., Hwang, K., Tranel D.T., Boes A.D. (2022). Central precuneus lesions are associated with impaired executive function. Brain Structure and Function, 227(9), 3099-3108

Cellier, D., Petersen, I.T., Hwang, K. (2022). Dynamics of hierarchical task representations. Journal of Neuroscience, 42(38), 7276-7284.

Iyer, K.K., Hwang, K., Hearne, L. J., Muller, E., D’Esposito, M., Shine, J.M., Cocchi, L. (2022). Focal neural perturbations reshape the low-dimensional brain activity flow supporting task performance. Nature Communications. 13:(4)

Hwang, K., Shine, J.M., Bruss, J., Tranel, D., Boes, A.D. (2021). Neuropsychological evidence of multi-modal network hubs in the human thalamus. eLife. 2021;10:e69480

Cellier, D., Riddle, J., Petersen, I., & Hwang, K. (2021). The development of theta and alpha neural oscillations from ages 3 to 24 years. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 100969.

Reber, J., Hwang, K., Bowren, M.A., Bruss, J., Tranel, D., Boes, A.D (2021). Cognitive impairment after focal brain damage is associated damages to structural, but not functional network hubs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118.19.

Hsu, H. M., Yao, Z. F., Hwang, K., & Hsieh, S. (2020). Between-module functional connectivity of the salient ventral attention network and dorsal attention network is associated with motor inhibition. PloS one, 15(12), e0242985.

Hwang, K., Bruss, J., Tranel, D., & Boes, A. D. (2020). Network localization of executive function deficits in patients with focal thalamic lesions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32(12), 2303-2319. [link to paper]

Uitermarkt, B. D., Bruss, J., Hwang, K., & Boes, A. D. (2020). Rapid eye movement sleep patterns of brain activation and deactivation occur within unique functional networks. Human Brain Mapping, 41(14), 2984-3992.

Riddle, J., Vogelsang, D. A., Hwang, K., Cellier, D., & D'Esposito, M. (2020). Distinct oscillatory dynamics underlie different components of hierarchical cognitive control. Journal of Neuroscience, 40(25), 4945-4953.

Yao, Z-F., Yang, M-H., Hwang, K., Hsieh, S. (2020). Frontoparietal network mediates adult life span differences in executive function. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-14.

Hwang, K., Shine, J.M., Cellier, D., D’Esposito, M. (2020). The human intraparietal sulcus modulates task-evoked functional connectivity. Cerebral Cortex. 30(3), 875-887.

Shine, J. M., Hearne, L. J., Breakspear, M., Hwang, K., Muller, E. J., Sporns, O., Poldrack, R. A., Mattingley, J. B., Cocchi, L. (2019). The low-dimensional neural architecture of cognitive complexity is related to activity in medial thalamic nuclei. Neuron, 104(5), 849-855.

Riddle, J., Hwang, K., Cellier, D., Dhanani, S., 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, J. M., D’Esposito, M. (2019). Fronto-parietal activity interacts with task-evoked changes in functional connectivity. Cerebral Cortex. 29(2):802-813

Zhang, Y., Chen, K., Sampson, A., Hwang, K., Luna, B. (2019). Node Features Adjusted Stochastic Block Model. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 2019:1-22

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 [link to the thalamic functional atlas]

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.

Hallquist, M. N., Hwang, K., Luna, B. (2013). The nuisance of nuisance regression: spectral misspecification in a common approach to resting-state fMRI preprocessing reintroduces noise and obscures functional connectivity. NeuroImage, 82:208-225.

Hwang, K., Hallquist, M. N., Luna, B. (2013). The development of hub architecture in the human functional brain network. Cerebral Cortex, 23(10):2380-2393.

Hwang, K., Luna, B. (2012). The development of brain connectivity supporting prefrontal cortical functions. D.T. Stuss & R.T. Knight (Eds.) Principle of frontal lobe functions, 2nd Ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hwang, K., Velanova, K., Luna, B. (2010). Strengthening of top-down frontal cognitive control networks underlying the development of inhibitory control: an fMRI effective connectivity study. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(46):15535-15545.