In Press

Randles, D., Kam, J. W. Y., Heine, S. J., Inzlicht, M., & Handy, T. C. (in press). Acetaminophen Attenuates Error Evaluation in Cortex. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience.

Alonzo-Prieto, E., Zhu, M., Handy, T. C., & Barton, J. S. (in press). The brain frequency tuning function for facial emotion discrimination: a ssVEP study. Journal of Vision.

Truong, G., Chapman, C., Chisholm, J., Enns, J. T., & Handy, T. C. (in press). Mine in motion: How physical actions impact the psychological sense of object ownership. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance.

Wang, C., Zhu, R., & Handy, T. C. (in press). Experiencing haptic roughness promotes empathy. Journal of Consumer Psychology.

Kam, J. W., Y., & Handy, T. C. (in press). Electroencephalography in humans. In E. Covey & M. Carter (Eds.) Basic Methods in Electrophysiology. New York: Oxford.


Kam J. W. Y., Brenner C. A., Handy T. C., Boyd L. A., Liu-Ambrose T. Y. L., Lim H. J., Hayden S., & Campbell K. L. (2016). Sustained attention abnormalities in breast cancer survivors with cognitive deficits post chemotherapy: An electrophysiological study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127, 369-378. (pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Hsu, C. L., Voss, M. W., Chan, A., Bolandzadeh, N., Handy, T. C., Graf, P., Beattie, B. L., & Liu-Ambrose, T. (2016). The neurocognitive basis for impaired dual-task performance in senior fallers. Frontiers In Aging, 8; doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00020. (pdf)


Handy, T. C., & Kam, J. W. Y. (2015). Mind wandering and selective attention to the external world. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 183-189. (pdf)

Bolandzadeh, N., Tam, R., Handy, T. C., Nagamatsu, L. S., Hsu, C. L., Davis, J. C., Dao, E., Beattie, B. L., & Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L. (2015). Resistance training and white matter lesion progression in older women: Exploratory analysis of a 12-month randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 63, 2052-2060. (pdf)

Peters, S., Handy, T. C., Lakhani, B., Boyd, L. A., & Garland, J. S. (2015). Motor and Visuospatial Attention and Motor Planning after Stroke: Considerations for the Rehabilitation of Standing Balance and Gait. Physical Therapy, 95, 1423-1432(pdf)

Alonso-Prieto, E., Pancaroglu, R., Dalrymple, K., Handy, T., Barton, J. S., & Oruc, I. (2015). Temporal dynamics of the face familiarity effect: bootstrap analysis of single subject event related potential data. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 32, 266-282. (pdf)

Alonso-Prieto, E., Oruc, I., Rubino, C., Zhu, Maria; Handy, T., Barton, J. S. (2015). Interactions between the perception of age and ethnicity in faces: an event-related potential study. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 32, 368-384. (pdf)

Kam, J. W. Y., Mickleborough, M. J. S., Eades, C., & Handy, T. C. (2015). Migraine and attention to visual events during mind wandering. Experimental Brain Research, 233, 1503-1510. (pdf)

Hsu, C. L., Voss, M. W., Best, J. R., Handy, T. C., Madden, K., Bolandzadeh, N., & Liu-Ambrose, T. (2015). Elevated body mass index and maintenance of cognitive function in late life: Exploring underlying neural mechanisms. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 7; doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00155. (pdf)


Kam, J. W. Y., Nagamatsu, L., & Handy, T. C. (2014). Visual asymmetry revisited: Mind wandering preferentially disrupts processing in the left visual hemifield. Brain and Cognition, 92, 32-38. (pdf)

Mickleborough, M. J. S., Chapman, C., Toma, S., & Handy, T. C. (2015). Cognitive processing of visual images in migraine populations in between headache attacksBrain Research, 1582, 167-175. (pdf)

Kam, J. W. Y., Xu, J., & Handy, T. C. (2014). I dont feel your pain: The desensitizing effect of mind wandering on the perception of others discomfort. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, 286-296. (pdf)

Dalrymple, K. A., Davies-Thompson, J., Oruc, I., Handy, T. C., Barton, J., & Duchaine, B. (2014). Spontaneous perceptual facial distortions correlate with ventral occipitotemporal activity. Neuropsychologia, 59, 179-191(pdf)

Kam, J. W. Y., & Handy, T. C. (2014). Differential recruitment of executive resources during mind wandering. Consciousness and Cognition26, 51-63. (pdf)

Hsu, C. L., Voss, M., Handy, T. C., Davis, J., Nagamatsu, L., Chan, A., Bolandzadeh, N. & Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L. (2014). Disruptions in brain networks of older fallers are associated with subsequent cognitive decline: A 12-month prospective study. PLOS ONE, 9(4): e93673. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093673. (pdf)

Krigolson, O. E., Hassall, C. D., & Handy, T. C. (2014). How we learn to make decisions: Rapid propagation of reinforcement learning prediction errors in humansJournal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 635-644. (pdf)


Kam, J. W. Y., & Handy, T. C. (2013). The neurocognitive consequences of the wandering mind: A mechanistic account of sensory-motor decoupling. Frontiers in Perception Science(pdf)

Truong, G., Turk, D. J., & Handy, T. C. (2013). An unforgettable apple: Attention and memory for forbidden objects. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 13, 803-813. (pdf)

Mickleborough, M. J., S., Toma, A., Chapman, C., Chan, J., Truong, G., & Handy, T. C. (2013). Interictal neurocognitive processing of visual stimuli in migraine: Evidence from event-related potentialsPLOS ONE. (pdf)

Kam, J. W. Y., Dao, E., Stanciulescu, M, Tildesley, H., & Handy, T. C. (2013). Mind wandering and the adaptive control of attentional resources. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 952-960. (pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Kam, J. W. Y., Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., Chan, A. & Handy, T. C. (2013). Mind wandering and falls risk in older adults: Evidence for failures in compensatory processing. Psychology and Aging, 28, 685-691. (pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Boyd, L. A., Hsu, C. L., Handy, T. C., & Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L. (2013). Overall reductions in functional brain activation are associated with falls in older adults: An fMRI study. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 5, 91. (pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Munkacsy, M., Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., & Handy, T. C. (2013). Altered visual-spatial attention to task-irrelevant information is associated with falls risk in older adultsNeuropsychologia, 51, 3025-3032(pdf)


Kam, J. W. Y., Dao, E., Blinn, P., Krigolson, O. E., Boyd, L. A., & Handy, T. C. (2012). Mind wandering and motor control: Off-task thinking disrupts the online adjustment of behavior. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00329 (pdf)

Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., Nagamatsu, L. S., Voss, M. W., Khan, K. M., & Handy, T. C. (2012). Resistance training and functional plasticity of the aging cortex. Neurobiology of Aging, 33, 1690-1698. (pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Handy, T. C., Hsu, C. L., Voss, M. W., & Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L. (2012). Resistance training promotes cognitive and functional brain plasticity in seniors with probable mild cognitive impairment: A 6-month randomized controlled trial. Archives of Internal Medicine172, 666-668. (pdf)

Kirschner, A., Kam, J. W. Y., Handy, T. C., & Ward, L. M. (2012). Differential synchronization in default and task-specific networks of the human brain. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00139.

Krigolson, O. E., Heinekey, H., Kent, C. M., & Handy, T. C. (2012). Cognitive load impacts error evaluation within medial-frontal cortex. Brain Research, 1430, 62-67. 

Bolandzadeh, N., Davis, J. C., Tam, R., Handy, T. C., & Liu-Ambrose, T. (2012). The association between cognitive function and white matter lesion location in older adults: A systematic review. BMC Neurology12, 126

Eich, E., Handy, T. C., Holmes, E. A., Lerner, J., & McIsaac, H. K. (2012). Field and observer perspectives in autobiographical memory. In Forgas, J. P., Fiedler, K., & Sedikides, C. (Eds.) Social Thinking and Interpersonal Behavior (pp. 163-181). New York: Taylor & Francis/Psychology Press.


Mickleborough, M. J. S., Hayward, J., Chapman, C., Chung, J., & Handy, T. C. (2011). Reflexive attentional orienting in migraineurs: the cognitive implications of hyperexcitable visual cortex. Cephalalgia, 31, 1642-1651.

Turk, D. J., van Bussel, K., Brebner, J. L., Toma, A., Krigolson, O., & Handy, T. C. (2011). When it becomes mine: Attentional biases triggered by object ownership. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience23, 3725-3733.

Mickleborough, M. J. S., Truong, G., & Handy, T. C. (2011). Top-down attentional control of visual cortex in migraine populations. Neuropsychologia, 49, 1006-1015(pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Hsu, C. L., Handy, T. C., & Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L. (2011). Functional neural correlates of reduced physiological falls risk. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 7: 37(pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Voss, M., Neider, M. B., Gaspar, J. G., Handy, T. C., Kramer, A. F., & Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L. (2011). Increased cognitive load leads to impaired mobility decisions in seniors at risk for falls: A virtual reality study. Psychology and Aging, 26, 253-259(pdf)

Dalrymple, K. A., Oruc, I., Duchaine, B., Pancaroglu, R., Fox, C. J., Iaria, G., Handy, T. C., & Barton, J. J. (2011). The neuroanatomic basis of the right face-selective N170 in acquired prosopagnosia: A combined ERP/fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2553-2563. (pdf)

Oruc, I., Krigolson, O., Dalrymple, K., Nagamatsu, L., Handy, T. C., & Barton, J. J. S. (2011). Bootstrap analysis of the single subject with event-related potentials. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 28, 332-327(pdf)

Schooler, J. W., Smallwood, J., Christoff, K., Handy, T. C., Reichle, E. D., & Sayette, M. A. (2011). Meta-awareness, perceptual decoupling, and the wandering mind. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15, 319-326. (pdf)

Kam, J. W. Y., Dao, E., Farley, J., Fitzpatrick, K., Smallwood, J., Schooler, J. W., & Handy, T. C. (2011). Slow fluctuations in attentional control of sensory cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 460-470. (pdf)

Nagamatsu, L. S., Carolan, P., Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., & Handy, T. C. (2011). Age-related changes in the attentional control of visual cortex: A selective problem in the left visual hemifield.  Neuropsychologia, 491670-1678(pdf)

Brebner, J. L., Krigolson, O., Handy, T. C., Quadflieg, S., & Turk, D. J. (2011). The importance of skin color and facial structure in perceiving and remembering others: An electrophysiological study. Brain Research1388, 123-133. (pdf)

Meehan, S. K., Linsdell, M. A., Handy, T. C., & Boyd, L. A. (2011). Interhemispheric enhancement of somatosensory cortical excitability through contralateral repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. Clinical Neurophysiology(pdf)


Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., Nagamatsu, L. S., Graf, P, Beattie, B. L., Ashe, M. C., & Handy, T. C. (2010). Resistance training and executive functions: A 12-month randomized controlled trial. Archives of Internal Medicine, 170, 170-178. (pdf)

Handy, T. C., Smilek, D., Geiger, L., Liu, C., & Schooler, J. W. (2010). ERP evidence for rapid hedonic evaluation of logos. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 124-138(pdf)

Maslovat, D., Hodges, N., Krigolson, O., & Handy, T. C. (2010). Observational practice benefits are limited to perceptual improvements in the acquisition of a novel coordination skillExperimental Brain Research, 204, 119-130. (pdf)


Dalrymple, K. A., Kingstone, A., & Handy, T. C. (2009). ERP evidence for a dual-locus model of global/local processing. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 26, 456-470. (pdf)

Eich, E., Nelson, A. L., Leghari, M. A., & Handy, T. C. (2009). Neural systems mediating field and observer memories. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2239-2251(pdf)

Corbett, J. E., Handy, T. C., & Enns, J. T. (2009). When do we know which way is up? The time course of orientation perception. Vision Research, 49, 28-37(pdf)

Nagamatsu, L., Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., Carolan, P., & Handy, T. C. (2009). Are impairments in visual spatial attention a critical factor for increased falls risk in seniors? An event-related potential study. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2749-2755. (pdf)

Roser, M. E., Fugelsang, J. A., Handy, T. C., Dunbar, K., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2009). Representations of physical plausibility revealed by event-related potentials. NeuroReport, 20, 1081-1086.

Corbett, J. E., Enns, J. T., & Handy, T. C. (2009). Electrophysiological support for a post-perceptual influence of global visual context on perceived orientation. Brain Research, 1292, 82-92. (pdf)

Handy, T. C. (Ed.) (2009). Brain Signal Analysis: Advances in Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Methods. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Handy, T. C., Nagamatsu, L., Mickleborough, M., & Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L. (2009). Statistical strategies for translational ERP studies. In T. C. Handy (Ed.). Brain Signal Analysis: Advances in Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Methods (pp. 225-247). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., Nagamatsu, L., Leghari, M. A., & Handy, T. C. (2008). Does impaired cerebellar function contribute to risk of falls in seniors? A pilot study using functional magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 56, 2153-2155(pdf)

Tipper, C. M., Handy, T. C., Giesbrecht, B., & Kingstone, A. (2008). Brain responses to biological relevance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 879-891. (pdf)

Smallwood, J., Beach, E., Schooler, J. W., & Handy, T. C. (2008). Going AWOL in the brain: Mind wandering reduces cortical analysis of external events. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 458-469. (pdf)


Handy, T. C., & Tipper, C. M. (2007). Attentional orienting to graspable objects: What triggers the response? NeuroReport, 18. 941-944. (pdf)


Handy, T. C., Tipper, C. M., Borg, J. S., Grafton, S. T., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2006). Motor experience with graspable objects reduces their implicit analysis in visual and motor-related cortex. Brain Research.

McKeown, M., Wang, Z., Abugharbieh, R., Handy, T. C. (2006). Increasing the effect size in event-related fMRI studies: getting more in less time with ICA denoising. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, 25, 91-101. (pdf)

Giesbrecht, B., Kingstone, A., Handy, T. C., Hopfinger, J. B., & Mangun, G. R. (2006). Functional neuroimaging of attention. In R. Cabeza & A. Kingstone (eds.) Handbook on Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition, 2nd Edition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Handy, T. C., & Khoe, W. (2005). Attention and sensory gain control: A peripheral visual process Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 1936-1949. (pdf)

Turk, D. J., Handy, T. C., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2005). Can perceptual expertise account for the own-race bias in face recognition? A split-brain study. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 22, 877-883. (pdf)

Handy, T. C., Schaich Borg, J., Turk, D. J., Tipper, C., Grafton, S. T., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2005). Placing a tool in the spotlight: Spatial attention modulates visuomotor responses in cortex. NeuroImage, 26, 266-276. (pdf)

Handy, T. C. (Ed.) (2005). Event-Related Potentials: A Methods Handbook. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Handy, T.C. (2005). Basic principles of ERP quantification. In T. C. Handy (ed.) Event-Related Potentials: A Methods Handbook (pp.33-55). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Handy, T. C. & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2005). Attention in split-brain patients. In L. Itti, G. Rees, & J. Tsotsos (eds.) Neurobiology of Attention. New York: Elsevier.


Handy, T. C., Miller, M. B., Schott, B., Shroff, N. M., Janata, P., Van Horn, J. D., Inati, S., Grafton, S. T., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2004). Visual Imagery and memory: Do retrieval strategies affect what the minds eye sees? European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 16, 631-652. (pdf)

Turk, D. J., Banfield, J. F., Walling, B. O., Heatherton, T. F., Grafton, S. T., Handy, T. C., Gazzaniga, M. S., & Macrae, C. N. (2004). From facial cue to dinner for two: The neural substrates of personal choice. NeuroImage, 22, 1281-1290. (pdf)


Handy, T.C., Grafton, S.T., Shroff, N. M., Ketay, S., & Gazzaniga, M.S. (2003). Graspable objects grab attention when the potential for action is recognized. Nature Neuroscience, 6, 421-427. (pdf)

Handy, T. C., Gazzaniga, M. S., & Ivry, R. B. (2003). Cortical and subcortical contributions to the representation of temporal information. Neuropsychologia, 41, 1461-1473. (pdf)

Colvin, M. K., Handy, T. C., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2003). Hemispheric asymmetries in the parietal lobes. In A. M. Siegel, R. A. Andersen, H.-J. Freund & D. D. Spencer (eds.), The Parietal Lobes (Vol. 93, pp. 321-334). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.


Miller, M. B., Van Horn, J., Wolford, G. L., Handy, T. C., Valsangkar-Smyth, M., Inati, S., Grafton, S. T., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2002). Extensive individual differences in brain activations associated with episodic retrieval are reliable over time. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 1-15. (pdf)


Handy, T. C., Hopfinger, J. B., & Mangun, G. R. (2001). Functional neuroimaging of attention processes. In R. Cabeza & A. Kingstone (eds.) Handbook on Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition(pp. 75-108). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Handy, T.C., Green, V., Klein, R. M., & Mangun, G. R. (2001). Combined expectancies: Event-related potentials reveal the early benefits of spatial attention that are obscured by reaction time measures. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27, 303-317. (pdf)

Handy, T.C., Soltani, M., & Mangun, G. R. (2001). Perceptual load and visuocortical processing: Event-related potentials reveal sensory-level selection. Psychological Science, 12, 213-218. (pdf)

Miller, M. B., Handy, T. C., Cutler, J., Inati, S., & Wolford, G. (2001). Brain activations associated with shifts in response criterion on a recognition test. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 55, 164-176.


Mangun, G. R., Jha, A. P., Hopfinger, J. B., & Handy, T. C. (2000). The temporal dynamics and functional architecture of attentional processes in human extrastriate cortex. In (M.S. Gazzaniga, ed.) The New Cognitive Neurosciences, 2nd Edition (pp. 701-710). Cambridge, MA: MIT.

Handy, T.C. (2000). Capacity theory as a model of cortical behavior. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 12, 1066-1069. (pdf)

Handy, T. C. & Mangun, G. R. (2000). Attention and spatial selection: Electrophysiological evidence for modulation by perceptual load. Perception & Psychophysics, 62, 175-186. (pdf)


Handy, T.C., Jha, A. P., & Mangun, G.R. (1999). Promoting novelty in vision: Inhibition of return modulates perceptual-level processing. Psychological Science, 10, 157-161. (pdf)

Handy, T. C., Kingstone, A., & Mangun, G. R. (1996). Spatial distribution of visual attention: Perceptual sensitivity and response latency. Perception & Psychophysics, 58, 613-627.

Mangun, G. R., Luck, S J., Plager, R., Loftus, W., Hillyard, S. A., Handy, T. C., Clark, V. P., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (1994). Monitoring the visual world: Hemispheric asymmetries and subcortical processes in attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 6, 265-273. (pdf)