Sonya Mehta

Advisors:Geoffrey Boynton,Thomas Grabowski

The functional organization and anatomical basis of semantic representations, the relationship between conceptual knowledge and language, dual coding theory, hemispheric differences in cognitive processing


Mestre Z.L., Melhorn S.J., Askren M.K., Tyagi V., Gatenby C., Young L., Mehta S., Webb M.F., Grabowski T.J. and Schur E.A. (2016). Effects of Anxiety on Caloric Intake and Satiety-Related Brain Activation in Women and Men. Psychosom Med, .

Melhorn S.J., Mehta S., Kratz M., Tyagi V., Webb M.F., Noonan C.J., Buchwald D.S., Goldberg J., Maravilla K.R., Grabowski T.J. and Schur E.A. (2016). Brain regulation of appetite in twins. Am J Clin Nutr, 103(2), 314-22.

Mehta S., Inoue K., Rudrauf D., Damasio H., Tranel D. and Grabowski T. (2016). Segregation of anterior temporal regions critical for retrieving names of unique and non-unique entities reflects underlying long-range connectivity. Cortex, 75, 1/19/2016.

Tungaraza R.L., Mehta S.H., Haynor D.R. and Grabowski T.J. (2015). Anatomically informed metrics for connectivity-based cortical parcellation from diffusion MRI. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform, 19(4), 1375-83.

Uc E.Y., Doerschug K.C., Magnotta V., Dawson J.D., Thomsen T.R., Kline J.N., Rizzo M., Newman S.R., Mehta S., Grabowski T.J., Bruss J., Blanchette D.R., Anderson S.W., Voss M.W., Kramer A.F. and Darling W.G. (2014). Phase I/II randomized trial of aerobic exercise in Parkinson disease in a community setting. Neurology, 83(5), 413-25.

Tungaraza R., Mehta S. and Grabowski T. (2014). Homology and topology based metrics for evaluating cortical parcellations generated using diffusion MRI. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2014, 1022-5.

Inoue K., Madhyastha T., Rudrauf D., Mehta S. and Grabowski T. (2014). What affects detectability of lesion-deficit relationships in lesion studies?. Neuroimage Clin, 6, 388-97.

Emmorey K., McCullough S., Mehta S. and Grabowski T.J. (2014). How sensory-motor systems impact the neural organization for language: direct contrasts between spoken and signed language. Front Psychol, 5, 484.

Chou C.A., Kampa K., Mehta S.H., Tungaraza R.F., Chaovalitwongse W.A. and Grabowski T.J. (2014). Voxel selection framework in multi-voxel pattern analysis of FMRI data for prediction of neural response to visual stimuli. IEEE Trans Med Imaging, 33(4), 925-34.

Emmorey K., McCullough S., Mehta S., Ponto L.L. and Grabowski T.J. (2013). The biology of linguistic expression impacts neural correlates for spatial language. J Cogn Neurosci, 25(4), 517-33.

Mehta S., Melhorn S.J., Smeraglio A., Tyagi V., Grabowski T., Schwartz M.W. and Schur E.A. (2012). Regional brain response to visual food cues is a marker of satiety that predicts food choice. Am J Clin Nutr, 96(5), 989-99.

Boes A.D., Mehta S., Rudrauf D., Van Der Plas E., Grabowski T., Adolphs R. and Nopoulos P. (2012). Changes in cortical morphology resulting from long-term amygdala damage. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, 7(5), 588-95.

Emmorey K., McCullough S., Mehta S., Ponto L.L. and Grabowski T.J. (2011). Sign language and pantomime production differentially engage frontal and parietal cortices. Lang Cogn Process, 26(7), 878-901.

Philippi C.L., Mehta S., Grabowski T., Adolphs R. and Rudrauf D. (2009). Damage to association fiber tracts impairs recognition of the facial expression of emotion. J Neurosci, 29(48), 15089-99.

Rudrauf D., Mehta S. and Grabowski T.J. (2008). Disconnection's renaissance takes shape: Formal incorporation in group-level lesion studies. Cortex, 44(8), 1084-96.

Rudrauf D., Mehta S., Bruss J., Tranel D., Damasio H. and Grabowski T.J. (2008). Thresholding lesion overlap difference maps: application to category-related naming and recognition deficits. Neuroimage, 41(3), 970-84.

Graves W.W., Grabowski T.J., Mehta S. and Gupta P. (2008). The left posterior superior temporal gyrus participates specifically in accessing lexical phonology. J Cogn Neurosci, 20(9), 1698-710.

Allen J.S., Bruss J., Mehta S., Grabowski T., Brown C.K. and Damasio H. (2008). Effects of spatial transformation on regional brain volume estimates. Neuroimage, 42(2), 535-47.

Preston S.D., Bechara A., Damasio H., Grabowski T.J., Stansfield R.B., Mehta S. and Damasio A.R. (2007). The neural substrates of cognitive empathy. Soc Neurosci, 2, 254-75.

Graves W.W., Grabowski T.J., Mehta S. and Gordon J.K. (2007). A neural signature of phonological access: distinguishing the effects of word frequency from familiarity and length in overt picture naming. J Cogn Neurosci, 19(4), 617-31.

Emmorey K., Mehta S. and Grabowski T.J. (2007). The neural correlates of sign versus word production. Neuroimage, 36(1), 202-8.

Mehta S., Grabowski T.J., Razavi M., Eaton B. and Bolinger L. (2006). Analysis of speech-related variance in rapid event-related fMRI using a time-aware acquisition system. Neuroimage, 29(4), 1278-93.

Grabowski T.J., Bauer M.D., Foreman D., Mehta S., Eaton B.L., Graves W.W., Defoe D.L. and Bolinger L. (2006). Adaptive pacing of visual stimulation for fMRI studies involving overt speech. Neuroimage, 29(3), 1023-30.

Razavi M., Grabowski T.J., Vispoel W.P., Monahan P., Mehta S., Eaton B. and Bolinger L. (2003). Model assessment and model building in fMRI. Hum Brain Mapp, 20(4), 227-38.

Mehta S., Grabowski T.J., Trivedi Y. and Damasio H. (2003). Evaluation of voxel-based morphometry for focal lesion detection in individuals. Neuroimage, 20(3), 1438-54.