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  • K. Dhakal, M. Norgaard, B. Adhikari, K. Yun, M. Dhamala, "Higher node activity with less functional connectivity during musical improvisation", Brain Connectivity in press (2019) .
  • S. McAfee, Y. Liu, M. Dhamala, D. Heck, "Thalamocortical communication in the awake mouse visual system involves phase synchronization and rhythmic spike synchrony at high gamma frequencies", Frontiers in Neuroscience, doi:10.3389/fnins.2018.00837 (2018).
  • H. Wu, L. Kang, Z. Liu, M. Dhamala, "Exact explosive synchronization transitions in Kuramoto oscillators with time-delayed coupling", Scientific Reports 8, 15521 1-8 (2018). (GSU's News)gsuCoverage
  • H. Wu, M. Dhamala, "Dynamics of Kuramoto oscillators with time-delayed positive and negative couplings", Phys. Rev. E. 98, 032221 1-8 (2018). (GSU's News)gsuCoverage
  • M. F. Pagnotta, M. Dhamala, G. Plomp, "Assessing the performance of Granger-Geweke causality:Benchmark dataset and simulation framework", Data in Brief 21, 833 - 851 (2018).
  • M. F. Pagnotta, M. Dhamala, G. Plomp, "Benchmarking nonparametric Granger causality: robustness against downsampling and influence of spectral decomposition parameters", NeuroImage 183, 478 - 494 (2018).
  • M. Dhamala, H. Liang, S. L. Bressler, M. Ding, "Granger-Geweke causality: estimation and interpretation", NeuroImage 175, 460 - 463 (2018).
  • B. Adhikari, C.M. Epstein, M. Dhamala,"Enhanced brain network activity in complex movement rhythms: a simultaneous fMRI-EEG study", Brain Connectivity 8, 68 (2018) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • Z. Wang, C. Tian, M. Dhamala, Z. Liu, "A small change in neuronal network topology can induce explosive synchronization transition and activity propagation in the entire network", Scientific Reports 7, 561 (2017)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • G. Chand, M. Dhamala, "Interactions between the anterior cingulate-insula network and the fronto-parietal network during perceptual decision-making ", NeuroImage, 152 381-389 (2017) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • S. Bajaj, S. Housley, D. Wu, M. Dhamala, G. A. James, A. J. Butler, "Dominance of the unffected hemisphere motor network and its role in the behavior of chronic stroke survivors", Frontiers in Human Neurosc. 10, 650 (2016).
  • B. Adhikari, M. Norgaard, K. Quinn, J. Ampudia, J. Squirek, M. Dhamala, "The brain network underpinning novel melody creation", Brain Connectivity 6, 772 - 785 (2016)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • S. Bajaj, B. Adhikari, K. Friston, M. Dhamala, "Bridging the gap: Dynamic causal modeling and Granger causality analysis of resting state fMRI", Brain Connectivity 6, 652 - 661 (2016)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • G. Chand, B. Lamichhane, M. Dhamala, "Face or house image perception: beta and gamma bands of oscillations in brain networks carry out the decision", Brain Connectivity 6, 621 - 631 (2016)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • B. Lamichhane, B. Adhikari, M. Dhamala, "Salience network activity in perceptual decisions", Brain Connectivity 6, 558 -571  (2016)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • B. Lamichhane, B. Adhikari, M. Dhamala, "The activity in the anterior insulae is modulated by perceptual decision-making difficulty", Neuroscience 327, 79 - 94 (2016) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • G. Chand, M. Dhamala, "The salience network dynamics in perceptual decision-making", NeuroImage 134, 85 -93 (2016)  PREDhamala_Liu09. (ScienceDaily News)gsuCoverage
  • G. Chand, M. Dhamala, "Interactions among the brain default-mode, salience and central-executive networks during perceptual decision-making of moving dots", Brain Connectivity 6, 249 (2016) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • B. Lamichhane, M. Dhamala, "Perceptual decision-making difficulty modulates feedforward effective connectivity to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex", Front. Hum. Neurosci 9, 948, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00498  (2015) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • S. Bajaj, A. J. Butler, D. Drake, M. Dhamala, "Brain effective connectivity during motor-imagery and execution following stroke and rehabilitation", NeuroImage: Clinical 8, 572 - 582(2015).
  • S. Bajaj, A. J. Butler, D. Drake, M. Dhamala, "Functional organization and restoration of the brain motor-execution network after stroke and rehabilitation", Frontiers in Human Neurosc. 9, 1 (2015) PREDhamala_Liu09. (ScienceDaily News)gsuCoverage
  • B. Lamichhane, M. Dhamala, "The salience network and its functional architecture in a perceptual decision: an effective connectivity study", Brain Connectivity 5, 362-70 (2015)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • D. Sabatinelli, L. M. McTeague, M. Dhamala, D. W. Frank, T. J. Wanger, B. M. Adhikari, "Reduced medial prefrontal-subcortical connectivity in dysphoria: Granger causality analyses of rapid functional MRI", Brain Connectivity  5, 1 - 9 (2015) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • C. Epstein, B. Adhikari, R. Gross, J. Willie, M. Dhamala, "Application of high-frequency Granger causality to analysis of epileptic seizures and surgical decision-making, Epilepsia 55, 2038 - 2047 (2014)PREDhamala_Liu09.(ScienceDaily News)gsuCoverage
  • B. Lamichhane, B. Adhikari, S. Brosnan, M. Dhamala, "The neural basis of perceived unfairness in economic exchanges", Brain Connectivity, DOI: 10.1089 (2014) PREDhamala_Liu09.(ScienceDaily News)gsuCoverage
  • D. Sabatinelli, D. W. Frank, T. J. Wanger, M. Dhamala, B. M. Adhikari, X. Li, "The timing and directional connectivity of human frontoparietal and ventral visual attention networks in emotional scene perception", Neuroscience 277, 229 - 238 (2014) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • B. Adhikari, K. Sathian, C. Epstein, B. Lamichhane, M. Dhamala, "Oscillatory activity in neocortical networks during tactile discrimination near the limit of spatial acuity", NeuroImage 19, 300 - 310 (2014)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • S. Bajaj, D. Drake, A. J. Butler, M. Dhamala, "Oscillatory motor network activity during rest and movement: an fNIR study", Frontiers in Systems Neurosc. 8, 1 (2014)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • G. Chand and M. Dhamala, "Spectral factorization-based current source density analysis of ongoing neural oscillations", J. Neuro. Methods 224, 58-65 (2014)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • B. Adhikari, C. Epstein, M. Dhamala, "Localizing epileptic seizure onsets with Granger causality", Physical Review E 88, 030701 (Rapid) (2013)PREDhamala_Liu09 + PREDhamala_Liu09 (supplementary information). (GSU's News)gsuCoverage
  • B. Adhikari, K. Quinn, M. Dhamala, "Is brain's inertia for motor movements different for acceleration and deceleration?", PLOS ONE 8, e78055 (2013)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • B. Adhikari, E. Goshorn, B. Lamichhane, M. Dhamala, "Temporal order judgments of audiovisual events involve network activity between parietal and prefrontal cortices", Brain Connectivity 3, 536-545 (2013)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • S. Bajaj, B. Lamichhane, B. Adhikari, M. Dhamala, "Amygdala-mediated connectivity in perceptual decision-making of emotional facial expressions", Brain Connectivity 3, 386-397 (2013)PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • K. Xu, W. Huang, B. Li, M. Dhamala, and Z. Liu, ``Controlling self-sustained spiking activity by adding or removing network link,'' Europhysics Letters 102, 50002 1-6 (2013)PREDhamala_Liu09
  • S. Bajaj, B. Adhikari, M. Dhamala, "Higher frequency network activity flow predicts lower frequency node activity in intrinsic low-frequency BOLD fluctuations", PLOS ONE 8(5), e64466 (2013)CCRpaper.  
  • Y.  Shiogai, M. Dhamala, K. Oshima, M. Hasler, "Cortico-cardio-respiratory network interactions during anesthesia", PLOS ONE 7(9), e44634 (2012) CCRpaper. (GSU's coverage)gsuCoverage
  • Y.  Cao, S. Meran, M. Dhamala, D. Jaeger, D. Heck, "Behavior-related pauses in simple spike activity of mouse Purkinje cells are linked to spike rate modulation", J. Neuroscience 32, 8678 (2012) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • B. Adhikari, A. Prasad, and  M. Dhamala, " Time-delay-induced phase-transition to synchrony in coupled bursting neurons  ,'' Chaos 21, 023116 (2011) PREDhamala_Liu09. (Journal Research Highlight) Link2Chaos.
  • A. Prasad, M. Dhamala, B. Adhikari, and R. Ramaswamy, ``Targeted Control of Amplitude Dynamics in Coupled Nonlinear Oscillators ,'' Physical Review E 82,  027201(2010) PREDhamala_Liu09.
  • Xiaoming Liang, M. Dhamala, Liang Zhao, and Zonghua Liu, ``Phase-disorder-induced double resonance of neuronal activity,'' Physical Review E 82, 01902 (Rapid) (2010) PREDhamala_Liu10
  • A. Prasad, M. Dhamala, B. Adhikari, and R. Ramaswamy, ``Amplitude Death in Nonlinear Oscillators with Nonlinear Coupling,'' Physical Review E 81, 027201 (2010) PREDhamala_Liu09
  • X. Liang, M. Tang, M. Dhamala, and Z. Liu, ``Phase Synchronization of Inhibitory Bursting Neurons Induced by Distributed Time Delays in Chemical Coupling,'' Physical Review E 80, 066202 (2009)PREDhamala_Liu09
  • M. Dhamala, G. Rangarajan, and M. Ding, ``Analyzing Information Flow in Brain Networks with Nonparametric Granger Causality,'' NeuroImage 41 , 354-362 (2008).
  • M. Dhamala, G. Rangarajan, and M. Ding, ``Estimating Granger Causality from Fourier and Wavelet Transforms of Time Series Data,'' Physical Review Letters 100 , 018701 1-4 (2008)+ supplementary information to PRL article(supplementary information). (GSU's News)gsuCoverage
  • M. Dhamala, C. G. Assisi, V. K. Jirsa, F. L. Steinberg, and J. A. S. Kelso, ``Multisensory integration for timing engages different brain networks,'' NeuroImage 34, 764 - 773 (2007).
  • M. Dhamala, V. K. Jirsa, and M. Ding, ``Enhancement of neural synchrony by time delay,'' Physical Review Letters 92, 074104 1-4 (2004)
  • M. Dhamala, V. K. Jirsa, and M. Ding, ``Transitions to synchrony in coupled bursting neurons,'' Physical Review Letters 92 , 028101 1-4 (2004) .
  • M. Dhamala, G. Pagnoni, K. Wiesenfeld, C. F. Zink, M. Martin, and G. S. Berns ``Neural correlates of the complexity of rhythmic finger-tapping,'', NeuroImage 20, 918 - 926 ( 2003).
  • C. F. Zink, G. Pagnoni, M. Martin, M. Dhamala, and G. S. Berns, ``Human striatal response to salient non-rewarding stimuli," J. Neuroscience 23 , 8092 - 8097 ( 2003). . (Featured in the Editorial) .
  • M. Dhamala and Y.-C. Lai, ``The natural measure of nonattracting chaotic sets and its representation by unstable periodic orbits," Int. J. Bifurcat. Chaos 12, 2991-3006 ( 2002). .
  • P. R. Montague, G. S. Berns, S. M. McClure, G. Pagnoni, M. Dhamala, et. al., "Hyperscan: simultaneous fMRI of human interaction," NeuroImage 16, 1159 - 1164 ( 2002). . (Nature News on Hyperscanning )
  • M. Dhamala, G. Pagnoni, K. Wiesenfeld, and G. S. Berns, ``Measurements of brain activity complexity for varying mental loads,'' Physical Review E 65, 041917 1 - 7 ( 2002). .
  • M. Dhamala and K. Wiesenfeld, ``Generalized stability law for Josephson series arrays,'' Physics Letters A 292, 269-274 ( 2002). .
  • M. Dhamala, Y.-C. Lai, and E. J. Kostelich, ``Analyses of transient chaotic time series,'' Physical Review E 64, 056207 1-9 ( 2001). .
  • M. Dhamala, Y.-C. Lai, and R. Holt, ``How often are chaotic transients in spatially extended ecological systems ?, '' Physics Letters A 280, 297 - 302 ( 2001). .
  • M. Dhamala, Y.-C. Lai, and E. J. Kostelich, ``Detecting unstable periodic orbits from transient chaotic time series, '' Physical Review E 61, 6485-6489 ( 2000). .
  • R. Davidchack, Y.-C. Lai, E. Bollt, and M. Dhamala, ``Estimating generating partitions of chaotic systems by unstable periodic orbits,'' Physical Review E 61, 1353-1356 ( 2000). .
  • M. Dhamala and Y.-C. Lai, ``Unstable periodic orbits and the natural measure of nonhyperbolic chaotic saddles,'' Physical Review E 60, 6176-6179 ( 1999). .
  • M. Dhamala and Y.-C. Lai, ``Controlling transient chaos in deterministic flows with applications to electrical power systems and ecology,'' Physical Review E 59, 1646-1655 ( 1999). .

 Comment, Encyclopedia Entry, Book Chapter


  • M. Dhamala, "What is the nature of causality in the brain? - Inherently probabilistic: Comment on "Foundational perspectives on causality in large-scale brain networks" by M. Mannino and S. L. Bressler", Physics of Life Reviews 15, 139-140 (2015).
  • M. Dhamala, "Spectral Interdependency Methods", Encylopedia of Computational Neuroscience, 2014.
  • Y. Chen, M. Dhamala, A. Bollimunta, C. E. Schroeder, and M. Ding,"Current Source Density Analysis of Ongoing Neural Activity: Theory and Application" (In: Electrophysiological Recording Methods, Eds: R. P. Vertes and R. W. Stackman) (Human Press, Totowa, New Jersey) (2011).