Selected publications

1. Lawrence R and Chai XJ, Self-referential encoding of source information in recollection memory. Submitted. Psyarxiv, doi: 10.31234/

2. Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Wendelken C, Nieto Castañón A, Bailey AK, SA Anteraper, Lee YJ, Chai XJ, Hirshfeld-Becker DR, Biederman J, Cutting LE, Bunge SA. Intrinsic brain architecture predicts future attentional and mood problems in a normative pediatric sample. JAMA Psychiatry. In press.

3. Hirshfeld-Becker D, Gabrieli J, Shapero BG, Biederman J, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Chai XJ. Intrinsic functional brain connectivity predicts onset of major depression disorder in adolescence. Brain Connectivity, 9 (5): 388-398 (2019).

4. PN Rousseau, R La Piana, XJ Chai, JK Chen, D Klein, D Tampieri. Brain functional organization and structure in patients with arteriovenous malformations. Neuroradiology, 1-8, (2019).

5. Kousaie S, Baum S, Phillips NA, Gracco V, Titone D, Chen JK,Chai XJ, Klein D. Language learning experience and mastering the challenges of perceiving speech in noise. Brain and Language, 196:104645 (2019).

6. ShaperoBG*, Chai XJ**, Vangel M, Biederman J, Christian Hoover C, Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Gabrieli JDE, and Hirshfeld-Becker D. Neural markers of depression risk predict the onset of depression (2019). Psychiatry Res. Neuroimaging 285: 31–39. (* Joint first authors)

7. Gullifer JW, ChaiXJ, Whitford V, Pivneva I, Shari Baum S, Denise Klein D, TitoneD. Bilingual experience and resting-state brain connectivity: independent contributions of L2 age of acquisition and the social diversity of language use. Neuropsychologia,117: 123-134 (2018).

8. Gagan J, Anteraper SA, Chai XJ, Patil KR, Saygin ZM, Semwal M, Goldin RL, Furtak SL, Gabrieli JDE, Biederman J, Whitfield-Gabrieli S. Integration and segregation of default mode network resting-state functional connectivity in transition-age males with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Brain Connectivity, 7: 558-573 (2017).

9. Kousaie S, Chai XJ, Sander K, Klein D. Simultaneous learning of two languages from birth positively impacts intrinsic functional connectivity and cognitive control. Brain and Cognition, 117: 49-56 (2017).

10. Barbeau EB, Chai XJ, Chen JK, Soles J, Berken J, Baum S, Watkin K, Klein D. The role of the left inferior parietal lobule in second language learning: an intensive language training fMRI study.Neuropsychologia 98:169-176 (2017).

11. Ofen N, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Chai XJ, Schwarzlose R, Gabrieli, J. Neural correlates of deception: lying about past events and personal beliefs. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 12:116-127 (2017).

12. Hung Y, Saygin Z, Biederman J, Hirshfeld-Becker D, Uchida M, Doehrmann O, Han M, Chai XJ, Kenworthy T, Yarmakd P, Gaillarde SL, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, and Gabrieli JDE. Impaired frontal-limbic white matter maturation in children at risk for major depression. Cerebral Cortex. 27:4478-4491 (2017).

13. Chai XJ, Hirshfeld-Becker D, Doehrmann O, Leonard J, Salvatore J, Brown A, Biederman J, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Gabrieli JDE. Altered intrinsic functional brain architecture in children at familial risk of major depression. Biological Psychiatry 80: 848-858 (2016).

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14. Chai XJ, Berken J, Barbeau EB, Soles J, Callahan M, Chen JK, Klein D. Intrinsic functional connectivity in the adult brain and success in second language learning. Journal of Neuroscience36: 755-761 (2016).

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15. Berken J, Chai XJ, Chen JK, Gracco V, Klein D. Effects of early and late bilingualism on resting-state functional connectivity. Journal of Neuroscience 36: 1165-1172 (2016).

16. Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Ghosh S, Castañón AN, Saygin Z, Doehrmann O, Chai XJ, Reynolds GO, HofmannSG, Pollack MH, Gabrieli JDE. Brain connectomics predict response to treatment in social anxiety disorder. Molecular Psychiatry 21: 680-685 (2016).

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17. StoeckelLE*, Chai XJ*, Zhang J, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Evins AE. Lower grey matter density and functional connectivity in the anterior insula in smokers compared to never-smokers. Addiction Biology 21: 972-981 (2016). (* Joint first authors)

18. Chai XJ, Hirshfeld-Becker D, Doehrmann O, Leonard J, Salvatore J, Brown A, Biederman J, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Gabrieli JDE. Functional and structural brain correlates of risk for major depression in children with familial depression. NeuroImage: Clinical 8: 398-407 (2015).

19. Chai XJ*, Ofen N*, Gabrieli JDE, Whitfield-Gabrieli S. Development of deactivation of the default-mode network during episodic memory formation. NeuroImage 84: 932-938 (2014). (* Joint first authors)

20. Chai XJ, Ofen N, Gabrieli JDE, Whitfield-Gabrieli S. Selective development of anticorrelated networks in the intrinsic functional organization of the human brain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 26: 501-513 (2014).

21. Ofen N, Chai XJ, Schuil K, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Gabrieli JDE. The development of brain systems associated with successful memory retrieval of scenes. Journal of Neuroscience 32: 10012-10020 (2012).

22. Chai XJ, Castañón AN, Öngür D, Whitfield-Gabrieli S. Anticorrelations in resting state networks without global regression. NeuroImage 59: 1420-1428 (2012).

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23. Chai XJ, Jacobs LF. Digit ratio predicts sense of direction in women. PLoS ONE 7: e32816 (2012).

24. Chai XJ, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Shinn AK, Gabrieli JDE, Castañón AN, McCarthy JM, Cohen BM, Öngür D. Abnormal medial prefrontal cortex resting-state connectivity in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology 36: 2009-2017 (2011). [Highlighted by Faculty of 1000 (top 2%); cited 200+ times (Google Scholar)]

25. Chai XJ, Ofen N, Jacobs LF, Gabrieli JDE. Scene complexity: influence on perception, memory, and development in the medial temporal lobe. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4: 21 (2010).

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