Uhlhaas PJ, Liddle P, Linden DEJ, Nobre AC, Singh KD, Gross J (2017) Magnetoencephalography as a Tool in Psychiatric Research: Current Status and Perspective. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 2 (3):235-244.

Iyadurai L, Blackwell SE, Meiser-Stedman R, Watson PC, Bonsall MB, Geddes JR, Nobre AC, Holmes EA (2017) Preventing intrusive memories after trauma via a brief intervention involving Tetris computer game play in the emergency department: a proof-of-concept randomized controlled trial. Molecular Psychiatry advance online publication 28 March 2017.

Wildegger T, van Ede F, Woolrich M, Gillebert CR, Nobre AC (2017) Preparatory α-band oscillations reflect spatial gating independently of predictions regarding target identity. Journal of Neurophysiology 117 (3):1385-1394.

Zokaei N, Giehl A, Sillence A, Neville MJ, Karpe F, Nobre AC, Husain M (2017) Sex and APOE: A memory advantage in male APOE ε4 carriers in midlife. Cortex 88:98-105.

Doherty B, Patai Z, Duta M, Nobre AC, Scerif G (2017) The functional consequences of social distraction: Attention and memory for complex scenes. Cognition 158:215-223.

Proudfoot M, Rohenkohl G, Quinn A, Colclough GL, Wuu J, Talbot K, Woolrich MW, Benatar M, Nobre* AC, Turner* MR (2017) Altered cortical beta-band oscillations reflect motor system degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Human Brain Mapping 38 (1):237-254.



Van Ede F, Niklaus M, Nobre AC (2016) Temporal Expectations Guide Dynamic Prioritization in Visual Working Memory through Attenuated α Oscillations. Journal of Neuroscience 11;37(2):437-445.

Di Simplicio M, Renner F, Blackwell SE, Mitchell H, Stratford HJ, Watson P, Nobre AC, Lau-Zhu A, Holmes EA (2016) An investigation of mental imagery in bipolar disorder: exploring “the mind’s eye”. Bipolar Disorders.

Atherton KE, Nobre AC, Lazar AS, Wulff K, Whittaker RG, Dhawan V, Lazar ZI, Zeman AZ, Butler CR (2016) Slow wave sleep and accelerated forgetting. Cortex 84:80-89.

Zokaei N, MacKellar C, Čepukaitytė G, Patai EZ, Nobre AC (2016) Cognitive training in the elderly: bottlenecks and new avenues. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. (review)

Fairhall A, Svoboda K, Nobre AC, Gradinaru V, Nusser Z, Ghosh A, Tsien R (2016) Global Collaboration, Learning from Other Fields. Neuron 92 (3), 561-563.

Wildegger T, Humphreys G, Nobre AC (2016) Retrospective attention interacts with stimulus strength to shape working memory performance. PLOS One 11(10).

Salvato G, Patai EZ, McCloud T, Nobre AC (2016) Apolipoprotein ε4 breaks the association between declarative long-term memory and memory-based orienting of spatial attention in middle-aged individuals. Cortex 82: 206-16.

Barnes JJM, Nobre AC, Woolrich MW, Baker K, Astle DE (2016) Training working memory in childhood enhances coupling between fronto-parietal control network and task-related regions. Journal of Neuroscience 36 (34), 9001-9011

Chauvin JJ, Gillebert CR, Rohenkohl G, Humphreys GW, Nobre AC (2016) Temporal orienting of attention can be preserved in normal aging. Psychology and Aging 31(5): 422-55.

Kuo B-C, Nobre AC, Scerif G, Astle DE (2016) Top-down activation of spatiotopic sensory codes in perceptual and working-memory search. J Cogn Neurosci. X:Y, pp. 1–14.

Mok RM, Myers NE, Wallis G, Nobre AC (2016) Behavioral and Neural Markers of Flexible Attention over Working Memory in Aging. Cerebral Cortex.

Saunders K, Cipriani A, Rendell J, Attenburrow MJ, Nelissen N, Bilderbeck A, Vasudevan SR, Churchill G, Goodwin GM, Nobre AC, Harmer CJ, Harrison PJ, Geddes J (2016) Oxford Lithium Trial (OxLith) of the early affective, cognitive, neural and biochemical effects of lithium carbonate in bipolar disorder: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 17:116.

Harrison PJ, Cipriani A, Harmer CJ, Nobre AC, Saunders K, Goodwin GM, Geddes JR (2016) Innovative approaches to bipolar disorder and its treatment. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1366: 76-89.

Salvato G, Patai EZ, Nobre AC (2016) Preserved memory-based orienting of attention with impaired explicit memory in healthy ageing. Cortex. 74: 67-78.

De Freitas J, Myers NE, Nobre AC (2016) Tracking the changing feature of a moving object. J Vis 16(3): 22.

Myers NE, Rohenkohl G, Wyart V, Woolrich MW, Nobre AC, Stokes MG (2016) Testing sensory evidence against mnemonic templates. eLife 4:1–25.



Finnerty GT, Shadlen MN, Jazayeri M, Nobre AC, Buonomano DV (2015) Time in cortical circuits. J Neurosci. 35 (41):13912-16

Murphy SE, O’Donoghue MC, Drazicha EHS, Blackwell SE, Nobre AC, Holmes EA (2015) Imagining a brighter future: The effect of positive imagery training on mood, prospective mental imagery and emotional bias in older adults. Psychiatry Research. 230(1):36-43

Wallis G, Stokes M, Cousijn H, Woolrich M, Nobre AC (2015). Frontoparietal and Cingulo-opercular Networks Play Dissociable Roles in Control of Working Memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (27) 2019-2034

Saunders KEA, Cipriani A, Vasudevan SR, Churchill G, Rendell J, Attenburrow M-J, Bilderbeck A,  Goodwin GM, Nobre AC, Harmer CJ, Harrison PJ, Geddes JR (2015). OxLith: towards an experimental medicine model for bipolar disorder. BMC Medicine (in press)

Wildegger T, Myers NE, Humphreys G, Nobre AC. (2015) Supraliminal But Not Subliminal Distracters Bias Working Memory Recall. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.  41(3), , 826-839

Cousijn H, Tunbridge EM, Rolinski M, Wallis G, Colclough G, Woolrich MW, Nobre AC, Harrison PJ (2015) Modulation of Hippocampal Theta and Hippocampal-Prefrontal Cortex Function by a Schizophrenia Risk Gene. Human Brain Mapping. 36 (6) 2387–2395.

Wallis G, Stokes GM, Arnold C, Nobre AC (2015). Reward boosts working memory encoding over a brief temporal window. Visual Cognition. 23 (1-2) 291-312

Myers NE, Walther L, Wallis G, Stokes MG, Nobre AC (2015) Temporal Dynamics of Attention during Encoding versus Maintenance of Working Memory: Complementary Views from Event-related Potentials and Alpha-band Oscillations. J Cogn Neurosci 27(3): 492-508.

Astle DE, Luckhoo H, Woolrich M, Kuo B-C, Nobre AC, Scerif G (2015) The neural dynamics of fronto-parietal networks in childhood revealed using magnetoencephalography. Cerebral Cortex. 25 (10): 3868-3876.



Di Simplicio M, Doallo S, Costoloni G, Rohenkohl G, Nobre AC, Harmer CJ (2014) ‘Can you look me in the face?’ Short-term SSRI Administration Reverts Avoidant Ocular Face Exploration in Subjects at Risk for Psychopathology.Neuropsychopharmacology 39(13):3059-66

Pineda-Pardo JA, Bruña R, Woolrich M, Marcos A, Nobre AC, Maestu F, Vidaurre D (2014) Guiding functional connectivity estimation by structural connectivity in MEG: an application to discrimination of conditions of mild cognitive impairment. Neuroimage 101:765-77

Muller T, Nobre AC (2014) Perceiving the passage of time: neural possibilities. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1326(1):60-71 (review)

Proudfoot M, Woolrich MW, Nobre AC, Turner MR (2014) How to understand it: Magnetoencephalography. Practical Neurologist 4(5):336-43. (review)

Stokes MG*, Myers NE*, Turnbull J, Nobre AC (2014) Preferential encoding of behaviourally relevant predictions revealed by EEG. Front. Hum. Neurosci 8:687.

Kuo BC, Murray AM, Stokes MG, Nobre AC (2014) Attention Biases Visual Activity in Visual Short-term Memory. J Cogn Neurosci 26(7):1377-89

Greig PR, Higham H, Nobre AC (2014) Failure to perceive clinical events: An under-recognised source of error. Resuscitation 85(7):952-6.

Cousijn H, Haegens S, Wallis G, Near J, Stokes MG, Harrison PJ, Nobre AC (2014) Resting GABA and glutamate concentrations do not predict visual gamma frequency or amplitude. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111(25):9301-9306.

Myers NE, Stokes MG, Walther L, Nobre AC (2014) Oscillatory brain state predicts variability in working memory. J Neurosci 34(23):7735-43

Haegens S, Cousijn H, Wallis G, Harrison PJ, Nobre AC (2014) Inter- and intra-individual variability in alpha peak frequency. Neuroimage 92: 46-54

Atherton KE, Nobre AC, Zeman AZ, Butler CR (2014) Sleep-dependent memory consolidation and accelerated forgetting. Cortex. 54:92-105

Astle DA, Harvey H, Stokes M, Mohseni H, Nobre AC, Scerif G (2014) Distinct neural mechanisms of individual and developmental differences in VSTM capacity. Developmental Psychobiology 56:601-10

Rohenkohl G, Gould IC, Pessoa J, Nobre AC (2014) Combining spatial and temporal expectations to improve visual perception. J Vis. 14(4)

Shimi A, Kuo BC, Astle DE, Nobre AC, Scerif G (2014) Age Group and Individual Differences in Attentional Orienting Dissociate Neural Mechanisms of Encoding and Maintenance in Visual STM. J Cogn Neurosci. 26(4):864-77

Shimi A, Astle D, Nobre AC, Scerif G (2014) Orienting Attention Within Visual Short-Term Memory: Development and Mechanisms. Child Development. 85(2):578-92

Kanso R, Hewstone M, Hawkins E, Waszczuk M, Nobre AC (2014) Power corrupts co-operation: cognitive and motivational effects in a double EEG paradigm. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9(2):218-24



Patai EZ, Buckley A, Nobre AC (2013). Is attention based on spatial contextual memory preferentially guided by low spatial frequency signals? PLoS One 8(6):e65601

Murray AM, Nobre AC, Clark I, Cravo AM, Stokes MG (2013) Attention restores discrete items to visual short-term memory. Psychological Science 24(4):550-6.

Cravo AM, Rohenkohl G, Wyart V, Nobre AC (2013) Temporal expectation enhances contrast sensitivity by phase entrainment of low-frequency oscillations in visual cortex. J Neurosci 33(9):4002-10.

Doallo S, Patai EZ, Nobre AC (2013) Reward associations magnify memory-based biases on perception. J Cogn Neurosci. 25(2):245-57.

Myers, N., & Wallis, G. (2013). Constraining theories of working memory with biophysical modeling. The Journal of Neuroscience: The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 33(2), 385–386.



Patai EZ, Doallo S, Nobre AC (2012) Long-term Memories Bias Sensitivity and Target Selection in Complex Scenes. J Cogn Neurosci 24(12):2281-91.

Gould IC, Nobre AC, Wyart V, Rushworth MFS (2012) Effects of decision variables and intraparietal stimulation on sensorimotor oscillatory activity in the human brain. J Neurosci 32(40):13805-18.

Luckhoo H, Hale JR, Stokes MG, Nobre AC, Morris PG, Brookes MJ, Woolrich MW (2012) Inferring task-related networks using independent component analysis in magnetoencephalography. Neuroimage 62(1):530-41.

Doallo S, Raymond JE, Shapiro KL, Kiss M, Eimer M, Nobre AC. (2012) Response inhibition results in the emotional devaluation of faces: neural correlates as revealed by fMRI. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7(6):649-59.

Rohenkohl G, Cravo AM, Wyart V, Nobre AC (2012) Temporal expectation improves the quality of sensory information. J Neurosci. 32(24):8424-8.

Wyart V, Nobre AC, Summerfield C (2012) Dissociable prior influences of signal probability and relevance on visual contrast sensitivity. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 109(9):3593-8. Erratum in: Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109(16):6354.

Stokes MG, Atherton K, Patai EZ, Nobre AC (2012) Long-term memory prepares neural activity for perception. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109(6):E360-7.

Gazzaley A, Nobre AC (2012) Top-down modulation: bridging selective attention and working memory. Trends Cogn Sci 16(2):129-35. (Review)

Astle DE, Summerfield J, Griffin I, Nobre AC (2012) Orienting attention to locations in mental representations. Atten Percept Psychophys 74(1):146-62.

Kuo BC, Stokes MG, Nobre AC. (2012) Attention modulates maintenance of representations in visual short-term memory. J Cogn Neurosci 24(1):51-60.

Murray AM, Nobre AC, Astle DE, Stokes MG (2012) Lacking Control over the Trade-Off between Quality and Quantity in Visual Short-Term Memory. PLoS One 7(8):e41223.

Astle DE, Nobre AC, Scerif G. (2012) Attentional control constrains visual short-term memory: insights from developmental and individual differences. Q J Exp Psychol 65(2):277-94



Cravo AM, Rohenkohl G, Wyart V, Nobre AC (2011) Endogenous modulation of low frequency oscillations by temporal expectations. J Neurophysiol 106(6):2964-72.

Summerfield JJ, Rao A, Garside N, Nobre AC (2011) Biasing perception by spatial long-term memory. J Neurosci 31(42):14952-60.

Rohenkohl G, Nobre AC (2011) Oscillations related to anticipatory attention follow temporal expectations. J Neurosci 31(40):14076-84.

Zanto TP, Pan P, Liu H, Bollinger J, Nobre AC, Gazzaley A (2011) Age-related changes in orienting attention in time. J Neurosci 31(35):12461-70.

Baines S, Ruz M, Rao A, Denison R, Nobre AC (2011) Modulation of neural activity by motivational and spatial biases. Neuropsychologia 49(9):2489-97.

Stokes M, Saraiva A, Rohenkohl G, Nobre AC (2011) Imagery for shapes activates position-invariant representations in human visual cortex. Neuroimage 56(3):1540-5.

Nobre AC, Stokes MG (2011) Attention and short-term memory: crossroads. Neuropsychologia 49(6):1391-2. PMID: 21571124 (Introduction to special issue)

Lepsien J, Thornton I, Nobre AC (2011) Modulation of working-memory maintenance by directed attention. Neuropsychologia 49(6):1569-77.

Murray AM, Nobre AC, Stokes MG (2011) Markers of preparatory attention predict visual short-term memory performance. Neuropsychologia 49(6):1458-65.

Gould IC, Rushworth MF, Nobre AC (2011) Indexing the graded allocation of visuospatial attention using anticipatory alpha oscillations. J Neurophysiol 105(3):1318-26.

Rohenkohl G, Coull JT, Nobre AC (2011) Behavioural dissociation between exogenous and endogenous temporal orienting of attention. PLoS One 6(1):e14620.

Cotti J, Rohenkohl G, Stokes M, Nobre AC, Coull JT (2011) Functionally dissociating temporal and motor components of response preparation in left intraparietal sulcus. Neuroimage 54(2):1221-30.



Brignani D, Lepsien J, Nobre AC (2010) Purely endogenous capture of attention by task-defining features proceeds independently from spatial attention. Neuroimage 51(2):859-66.

Astle DE, Nobre AC, Scerif G (2010) Subliminally presented and stored objects capture spatial attention. J Neurosci 30(10):3567-71.

Correa A, Cappucci P, Nobre AC, Lupiáñez J (2010) The two sides of temporal orienting: facilitating perceptual selection, disrupting response selection. Exp Psychol 57(2):142-8.



Brignani D, Lepsien J, Rushworth MF, Nobre AC (2009) The timing of neural activity during shifts of spatial attention. J Cogn Neurosci 21(12):2369-83.

Stokes M, Thompson R, Nobre AC, Duncan J (2009) Shape-specific preparatory activity mediates attention to targets in human visual cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 106(46):19569-74.

Astle DE, Nobre AC, Scerif G (2009) Applying an attentional set to perceived and remembered features. PLoS One 4(10):e7613.

Fragopanagos N, Cristescu T, Goolsby BA, Kiss M, Eimer M, Nobre AC, Raymond JE, Shapiro KL, Taylor JG (2009) Modelling distractor devaluation (DD) and its neurophysiological correlates. Neuropsychologia 47(12):2354-66.

Correa A, Rao A, Nobre AC (2009) Anticipating conflict facilitates controlled stimulus-response selection. J Cogn Neurosci 21(8):1461-72.

Kuo BC, Rao A, Lepsien J, Nobre AC (2009) Searching for targets within the spatial layout of visual short-term memory. J Neurosci 29(25):8032-8.

Astle DE, Scerif G, Kuo BC, Nobre AC (2009) Spatial selection of features within perceived and remembered objects. Front Hum Neurosci 3:6.



Goolsby B, Shapiro KL, Silvert L, Kiss M, Fragopanagos N, Taylor JG, Eimer M, Nobre AC, Raymond JE (2008) Feature-based inhibition underlies the affective consequences of attention. Visual Cognition 17(4):500-30.

Ruz M, Nobre AC (2008) Attention modulates initial stages of visual word processing. J Cogn Neurosci 20(9):1727-36.

Correa A, Nobre AC (2008) Neural modulation by regularity and passage of time. J Neurophysiol 100(3):1649-55.

Taylor PC, Rushworth MF, Nobre AC (2008) Choosing where to attend and the medial frontal cortex: an FMRI study. J Neurophysiol 100(3):1397-406.

Correa A, Nobre AC (2008) Spatial and temporal acuity of visual perception can be enhanced selectively by attentional set. Exp Brain Res 189(3):339-44.

Cristescu TC, Nobre AC (2008) Differential modulation of word recognition by semantic and spatial orienting of attention. J Cogn Neurosci 20(5):787-801.

O’Reilly JX, McCarthy KJ, Capizzi M, Nobre AC (2008) Acquisition of the temporal and ordinal structure of movement sequences in incidental learning. J Neurophysiol 99(5):2731-5.

Coull J, Nobre A (2008) Dissociating explicit timing from temporal expectation with fMRI. Curr Opin Neurobiol 18(2):137-44. (Review)

Ruz M, Nobre AC (2008) Dissociable top-down anticipatory neural states for different linguistic dimensions. Neuropsychologia 46(4):1151-60.

Walker PM, Silvert L, Hewstone M, Nobre AC (2008) Social contact and other-race face processing in the human brain. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 3(1):16-25.

O’Reilly JX, Mesulam MM, Nobre AC (2008) The cerebellum predicts the timing of perceptual events. J Neurosci 28(9):2252-60.

Kiss M, Raymond JE, Westoby N, Nobre AC, Eimer M (2008) Response inhibition is linked to emotional devaluation: behavioural and electrophysiological evidence. Front Hum Neurosci 2:13.



Ciçek M, Gitelman D, Hurley RS, Nobre A, Mesulam M (2007) Anatomical physiology of spatial extinction. Cereb Cortex 17(12):2892-8

Silvert L, Lepsien J, Fragopanagos N, Goolsby B, Kiss M, Taylor JG, Raymond JE, Shapiro KL, Eimer M, Nobre AC (2007) Influence of attentional demands on the processing of emotional facial expressions in the amygdala. Neuroimage 38(2):357-66.

Taylor PC, Nobre AC, Rushworth MF (2007) Subsecond changes in top down control exerted by human medial frontal cortex during conflict and action selection: a combined transcranial magnetic stimulation electroencephalography study. J Neurosci 27(42):11343-53.

Lepsien J, Nobre AC (2007) Attentional modulation of object representations in working memory. Cereb Cortex 17(9):2072-83.

Nobre A, Correa A, Coull J (2007) The hazards of time. Curr Opin Neurobiol 17(4):465-70. (Review)

Kiss M, Goolsby BA, Raymond JE, Shapiro KL, Silvert L, Nobre AC, Fragopanagos N, Taylor JG, Eimer M (2007) Efficient attentional selection predicts distractor devaluation: event-related potential evidence for a direct link between attention and emotion. J Cogn Neurosci 19(8):1316-22.

Taylor PC, Nobre AC, Rushworth MF (2007) FEF TMS affects visual cortical activity. Cereb Cortex 17(2):391-9.

Rao A, Nobre AC, Alexander I, Cowey A (2007) Auditory evoked visual awareness following sudden ocular blindness: an EEG and TMS investigation. Exp Brain Res 176(2):288-98.

Nobre AC, Griffin IC, Rao A (2007) Spatial attention can bias search in visual short-term memory. Front Hum Neurosci 1:4

Vibell J, Klinge C, Zampini M, Spence C, Nobre AC (2007) Temporal order is coded temporally in the brain: early event-related potential latency shifts underlying prior entry in a cross-modal temporal order judgment task. J Cogn Neurosci 19(1):109-20.



Cristescu TC, Devlin JT, Nobre AC (2006) Orienting attention to semantic categories. Neuroimage 33(4):1178-87.

Nobre AC, Shapiro KL (2006) Other dimensions of attention. Neural Netw 19(9):1450-2. (Review)

Fanini A, Nobre AC, Chelazzi L (2006) Selecting and ignoring the component features of a visual object: A negative priming paradigm. Visual Cognition 14 (4-8), 584-618

Lepsien J, Nobre AC (2006) Cognitive control of attention in the human brain: insights from orienting attention to mental representations. Brain Res 1105(1):20-31. (Review)

Taylor PC, Nobre AC, Rushworth MF (2006) Combining correlation and interference methods in the human brain. Focus on “Cortico-cortical interactions in spatial attention: A combined ERP/TMS study”. J Neurophysiol 95(5):2731-2.

Nobre AC, Rao A, Chelazzi L (2006) Selective attention to specific features within objects: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. J Cogn Neurosci 18(4):539-61.

Summerfield JJ, Lepsien J, Gitelman DR, Mesulam MM, Nobre AC (2006) Orienting attention based on long-term memory experience. Neuron 49(6):905-16



Eagleman DM, Tse PU, Buonomano D, Janssen P, Nobre AC, Holcombe AO (2005) Time and the brain: how subjective time relates to neural time. J Neurosci 25(45):10369-71. (Review)

Doherty JR, Rao A, Mesulam MM, Nobre AC (2005) Synergistic effect of combined temporal and spatial expectations on visual attention. J Neurosci 25(36):8259-66.

Gough PM, Nobre AC, Devlin JT (2005) Dissociating linguistic processes in the left inferior frontal cortex with transcranial magnetic stimulation. J Neurosci 25(35):8010-6.

Gitelman DR, Nobre AC, Sonty S, Parrish TB, Mesulam MM (2005) Language network specializations: an analysis with parallel task designs and functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroimage 26(4):975-85.

Lepsien J, Griffin IC, Devlin JT, Nobre AC (2005) Directing spatial attention in mental representations: Interactions between attentional orienting and working-memory load. Neuroimage 26(3):733-43.

Rao A, Hu H, Nobre AC (2005) The effects of combined caffeine and glucose drinks on attention in the human brain. Nutr Neurosci 8(3):141-53.

Rushworth MF, Passingham RE, Nobre AC (2005) Components of attentional set-switching. Exp Psychol 52(2):83-98.

Miniussi C, Marzi CA, Nobre AC (2005) Modulation of brain activity by selective task sets observed using event-related potentials. Neuropsychologia 43(10):1514-28.



Rossell SL, Nobre AC (2004) Semantic priming of different affective categories. Emotion 4(4):354-63.

Nobre AC, O’Reilly J (2004) Time is of the essence. Trends Cogn Sci 8(9):387-9. (Comment)

Nobre AC, Coull JT, Maquet P, Frith CD, Vandenberghe R, Mesulam MM (2004) Orienting attention to locations in perceptual versus mental representations. J Cogn Neurosci 16(3):363-73.

Nobre AC, Cristescu T, Gough PM, Lepsien J, Morgese C, O’Reilly J, et al (2004) The Cognitive MRI Revolution. Multiciencia 2004a; 3: on-line. (Citation Only)

Griffin IC, Nobre AC (2003) Orienting attention to locations in internal representations. J Cogn Neurosci 15(8):1176-94.

Babiloni, C., Miniussi, C., Babiloni, F., Carducci, F., Cincotti, F., Del Percio, C., Sirello, G., Fracassi, C., Nobre, AC., Rossini, P. M. (2004). Sub-second “temporal attention” modulates alpha rhythms. A high-resolution EEG study. Brain Research. Cognitive Brain Research. 19(3), 259–268.



Weiskrantz L, Rao A, Hodinott-Hill I, Nobre AC, Cowey A (2003) Brain potentials associated with conscious aftereffects induced by unseen stimuli in a blindsight subject. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 100(18):10500-5.

Coull JT, Walsh V, Frith CD, Nobre AC (2003) Distinct neural substrates for visual search amongst spatial versus temporal distractors. Cogn Brain Res 17(2):368-79.

Small DM, Gitelman DR, Gregory MD, Nobre AC, Parrish TB, Mesulam MM (2003) The posterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex mediate the anticipatory allocation of spatial attention. Neuroimage 18(3):633-41.

Nobre AC, Coull JT, Walsh V, Frith CD (2003) Brain activations during visual search: contributions of search efficiency versus feature binding. Neuroimage 18(1):91-103.

Rossell SL, Price CJ, Nobre AC (2003) The anatomy and time course of semantic priming investigated by fMRI and ERPs. Neuropsychologia 41(5):550-64.



Rushworth MF, Passingham RE, Nobre AC (2002) Components of switching intentional set. J Cogn Neurosci 14(8):1139-50.

Nobre AC, Sebestyen GN, Gitelman DR, Frith CD, Mesulam MM (2002) Filtering of distractors during visual search studied by positron emission tomography. Neuroimage 16(4):968-76.

Vandenberghe R, Nobre AC, Price CJ (2002) The response of left temporal cortex to sentences. J Cogn Neurosci 14(4):550-60.

Miniussi C, Rao A, Nobre AC (2002) Watching where you look: modulation of visual processing of foveal stimuli by spatial attention. Neuropsychologia 40(13):2448-60.

Griffin IC, Miniussi C, Nobre AC (2002) Multiple mechanisms of selective attention: differential modulation of stimulus processing by attention to space or time. Neuropsychologia 40(13):2325-40.



Wilding EL, Nobre AC (2001) Task-switching and memory retrieval processing: electrophysiological evidence. Neuroreport 12(16):3613-7.

Nobre AC (2001) The attentive homunculus: now you see it, now you don’t. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 25(6):477-96. (Review)

Mesulam MM, Nobre AC, Kim YH, Parrish TB, Gitelman DR (2001) Heterogeneity of cingulate contributions to spatial attention. Neuroimage 13(6 Pt 1):1065-72.

LaBar KS, Gitelman DR, Parrish TB, Kim YH, Nobre AC, Mesulam MM (2001) Hunger selectively modulates corticolimbic activation to food stimuli in humans. Behav Neurosci 115(2):493-500.

Griffin IC, Miniussi C, Nobre AC (2001) Orienting attention in time. Front Biosc 6:D660-71.

Coull JT, Nobre AC, Frith CD (2001) The noradrenergic alpha2 agonist clonidine modulates behavioural and neuroanatomical correlates of human attentional orienting and alerting. Cereb Cortex 11(1):73-84.

Nobre AC (2001) Orienting attention to instants in time. Neuropsychologia 39(12):1317-28. (Review)



Nobre AC, Gitelman DR, Dias EC, Mesulam MM (2000) Covert visual spatial orienting and saccades: overlapping neural systems. Neuroimage 11(3):210-6.

Nobre AC, Sebestyen GN, Miniussi C (2000) The dynamics of shifting visuospatial attention revealed by event-related potentials. Neuropsychologia 38(7):964-74.

Coull JT, Frith CD, Büchel C, Nobre AC (2000) Orienting attention in time: behavioural and neuroanatomical distinction between exogenous and endogenous shifts. Neuropsychologia 38(6):808-19.



Miniussi C, Wilding EL, Coull JT, Nobre AC (1999) Orienting attention in time. Modulation of brain potentials. Brain 122 (Pt 8):1507-18.

Gitelman DR, Nobre AC, Parrish TB, LaBar KS, Kim YH, Meyer JR, Mesulam M (1999) A large-scale distributed network for covert spatial attention: further anatomical delineation based on stringent behavioural and cognitive controls. Brain 122 (Pt 6):1093-106.

Kim YH, Gitelman DR, Nobre AC, Parrish TB, LaBar KS, Mesulam MM (1999) The large-scale neural network for spatial attention displays multifunctional overlap but differential asymmetry. Neuroimage 9(3):269-77.

Nobre AC, Coull JT, Frith CD, Mesulam MM (1999) Orbitofrontal cortex is activated during breaches of expectation in tasks of visual attention. Nat Neurosci 2(1):11-2.



Coull JT, Nobre AC (1998) Where and when to pay attention: the neural systems for directing attention to spatial locations and to time intervals as revealed by both PET and fMRI. J Neurosci 18(18):7426-35.

Nobre AC, Allison T, McCarthy G (1998) Modulation of human extrastriate visual processing by selective attention to colours and words. Brain 121 (Pt 7):1357-68.



Nobre AC, Plunkett K (1997) The neural system of language: structure and development. Curr Opin Neurobiol 7(2):262-8. (Review)

Nobre AC, Sebestyen GN, Gitelman DR, Mesulam MM, Frackowiak RS, Frith CD (1997) Functional localization of the system for visuospatial attention using positron emission tomography. Brain 120 (Pt 3):515-33.



Darby DG, Nobre AC, Thangaraj V, Edelman R, Mesulam MM, Warach S (1996) Cortical activation in the human brain during lateral saccades using EPISTAR functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroimage 3(1):53-62.



Puce A, Constable RT, Luby ML, McCarthy G, Nobre AC, Spencer DD, Gore JC, Allison T (1995) Functional magnetic resonance imaging of sensory and motor cortex: comparison with electrophysiological localization. J Neurosurg 83(2):262-70.

Nobre AC, McCarthy G (1995) Language-related field potentials in the anterior-medial temporal lobe: II. Effects of word type and semantic priming. J Neurosci 15(2):1090-8.

McCarthy G, Nobre AC, Bentin S, Spencer DD (1995) Language-related field potentials in the anterior-medial temporal lobe: I. Intracranial distribution and neural generators. J Neurosci 15(2):1080-9.



Nobre AC, Allison T, McCarthy G (1994) Word recognition in the human inferior temporal lobe. Nature 372(6503):260-3.

Allison T, McCarthy G, Nobre A, Puce A, Belger A (1994) Human extrastriate visual cortex and the perception of faces, words, numbers, and colors. Cereb Cortex 4(5):544-54. (Review)

McCarthy G, Blamire AM, Puce A, Nobre AC, Bloch G, Hyder F, Goldman-Rakic P, Shulman RG (1994) Functional magnetic resonance imaging of human prefrontal cortex activation during a spatial working memory task. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 91(18):8690-4.

Edelman RR, Siewert B, Darby DG, Thangaraj V, Nobre AC, Mesulam MM, Warach S (1994) Qualitative mapping of cerebral blood flow and functional localization with echo-planar MR imaging and signal targeting with alternating radio frequency. Radiology 192(2):513-20.

Allison T, Ginter H, McCarthy G, Nobre AC, Puce A, Luby M, Spencer DD (1994) Face recognition in human extrastriate cortex. J Neurophysiol 71(2):821-5.

Nobre AC, McCarthy G (1994) Language-related ERPs: scalp distribution and modulation by word-type and semantic priming. J Cogn Neurosci 6: 233-255.



Allison T, Begleiter A, McCarthy G, Roessler E, Nobre AC, Spencer DD (1993) Electrophysiological studies of color processing in human visual cortex. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 88(5):343-55.

McCarthy G, Nobre AC (1993) Modulation of semantic processing by spatial selective attention. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 88(3):210-9.