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Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed)                                                                                             Google Scholar Profile

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42. Chrysikou, E. G., ††Morrow, H. M., ††Flohrschultz, A., & ††Denney, L. (in press). Examining the Role of Prefrontal and Occipital Cortex in Creative Idea Generation Across Twelve Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Montages. Scientific Reports,.


41. Chrysikou, E. G., †Wing, E. K., & †van Dam, W. O. (in press). Transcranial direct current stimulation over prefrontal cortex in depression modulates cortical excitability in emotion regulation regions as measured by concurrent functional magnetic resonance imaging: An exploratory study. Biological Psychiatry: CCNI.


40. †van Dam, W. O. & (2021). Effects of unilateral tDCS over left prefrontal cortex on emotion regulation in depression: Evidence from concurrent functional magnetic resonance imaging. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 1-21, 1-21 PMID: 33432545 DOI: 10.3758/s13415-020-00830-4.


39. Saggar, M., Volle, E., Uddin, L. Q., Chrysikou, E. G., & Green, A. E. (2021). Creativity and the Brain: An Editorial Introduction to the Special Issue on the Neuroscience of Creativity. NeuroImage, 117836.


38. Chrysikou, E. G., & Gero, J. S. (2020). Using neuroscience techniques to understand and improve design cognition. AIMS: Neuroscience, 7(3): 319–326. 


37. Chrysikou, E. G., ††Jacial, C., †Yaden, D. B., Kaufman, S. B., Wintering, N. A., Jung, R. E., & Newberg. (2020). Differences in. brain activity patterns during creative idea generation differ between eminent and non-eminent thinkers. NeuroImage, 220, 117011.


36. Chrysikou, E. G., Wertz, C., †Yaden, D. B., Kaufman, S. B., Bacon, D., Wintering, N. A., Jung, R. E., & Newberg, A. (2020). Differences in brain morphometry predict creative performance in eminent and non-eminent thinkers. NeuroImage, 218, 116921.

35. †Kummetha, V. C., Kondyli, A., Chrysikou, E.G., & Schrock, S. (2020). Gaze-Based Safety Analysis of Work Zone Complexity with Respect to 1 Driver Characteristics – A Driving Simulator Study. Accident Analysis and Prevention, PMID: 32442669 DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2020.105566

34. Goubet, K. E., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2019). Emotion regulation flexibility: Gender differences in context sensitivity and repertoire. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 935.

33. Chrysikou, E. G., †Gorey, C., & Aupperle, R. L., (2019). Effects transcranial direct current stimulation over prefrontal cortex for decision making during approach-avoidance conflict. Brain Stimulation, 12, e81-e83.

32. Chrysikou, E. G. (2019). Creativity in and out of (cognitive) control. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 27, 94-99. PDF

31. †Hernandez-Ruiz, E., †James, B., †Noll, J., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2018). What makes music relaxing? An investigation into musical elements. The Psychology of Music, 48(3), 327-343.

30. Chrysikou, E. G., †Hanson, G. K., Ramey, C. H., Martin, L. E., Choi, I. -Y., Lee, P., & Brooks, W. M. (2017). Transcranial direct current stimulation effects on prefrontal cortex in major depressive disorder (MDD) measured by in vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H MRS). Brain Stimulation, 10, e53-e54. PDF

29. Chrysikou, E. G.,  Berryhill, M. E., Bikson, M., & Coslett, H. B. (2017). Revisiting the Effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Brain Stimulation for Cognition: Evidence, Challenges, and Open Questions (Editorial). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 448. PDF

28. †Weinberger, A. B., Green, A., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2017). Using transcranial direct current stimulation to enhance creative cognition: Interactions between task, polarity, and stimulation site. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 246. PDF

27. Chrysikou, E. G., Casasanto, D., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2017). Motor experience influences object knowledge. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 395-408. doi: 10.1037/xge0000269 PDF

26. †Hanson, G. K, & Chrysikou, E. G. (2017). Attention to distinct goal-relevant features differentially guides semantic knowledge retrieval. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29, 1178-1193. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01121 PDF

25. Chrysikou, E. G., †Gorey, C., & Aupperle, R. L., (2017). Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex alters decision making during approach-avoidance conflict. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 468-475 doi: 10.1093/scan/nsw140 PDF

24. †Lepping, R. J., Atchley, R. A., Chrysikou, E. G., Martin, L. E., Claire, A. A., Ingram, R. E., Simmons, W. K., & Savage, C. R. (2016). Neural processing of emotional musical and non-musical stimuli in depression. PlosONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0156859 PDF

23. Chrysikou, E. G., †Motyka, K., †Nigro, C., †Yang, S., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2016). Functional fixedness for object use in open-ended tasks depends on stimulus modality. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 10, 425-435. PDF

22. Chrysikou, E. G., & †Thompson, W. J. (2016). Assessing cognitive and affective empathy through the interpersonal reactivity index: An argument against a two-factor model. Assessment, 23, 769-777. PDF

21. Chrysikou, E. G., Weber, M., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2014). A matched filter hypothesis for cognitive control. Neuropsychologia, 62, 341-355.     doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.10.021.  PDF

20. Ramey, C. H., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2014). Coherence, causation, and the future of cognitive neuroscience research. Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, 212-213. PDF

19. Ramey, C. H., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2014). “Not in their right mind”: The relation of psychopathology to the quantity and quality of creative thought. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 835-839. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00835 PDF

18. Chrysikou, E. G., Hamilton, R. H., Coslett, H. B., Datta, A., Bikson, M., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2013). Non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation over the left prefrontal cortex facilitates cognitive flexibility in tool use. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4, 81-89. PDF

17. Yee, E., Chrysikou, E. G., Hoffman, E., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2013). Manual experience shapes object representations. Psychological Science, 24, 909-919. PDF

16. Ramey, C. H., Chrysikou, E. G., & Reilly, J. (2013). Snapshots of children’s changing biases during language development: Differential weighting of perceptual and linguistic factors predicts noun age-of-acquisition. Journal of Cognition & Development, 14, 573-592. DOI:10.1080/15248372.2012.689386 PDF

15. Chrysikou, E. G., & Hamilton, R. H. (2011). Noninvasive brain stimulation in the treatment of aphasia: Exploring interhemispheric relationships and their implications for neurorehabilitation. Restorative Neurology & Neuroscience, 29, 375-394. PDF

14. Hamilton, R. H., Chrysikou, E. G., & Coslett, H. B. (2011). Mechanisms of aphasia recovery after stroke and the role of noninvasive brain stimulation. Brain & Language, 118, 40-50. PDF

13. Casasanto, D., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2011). Motor fluency shapes abstract concepts. Psychological Science, 22, 419-422. PDF

12. Chrysikou, E. G., Novick, J. M., Trueswell, J. C., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2011). The other side of cognitive control: Can a lack of cognitive control benefit language and cognition? Topics in Cognitive Science, 3, 253-256. PDF

11. Chrysikou, E. G., Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2011). Dissociable brains states linked to common and creative object use. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 665-675. PDF

10. Chrysikou, E. G., Giovannetti, T.,†Wambach, D. M., †Lyon, A. C., Grossman, M., & Libon, D. J. (2011). Multiple assessments of object knowledge in semantic dementia: The case of the familiar objects task. Neurocase, 17, 57-75. PDF

9. Chrysikou, E. G., Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2010). Are all analogies created equal? Prefrontal cortical functioning may predict types of analogical reasoning. Cognitive Neuroscience, 1, 141-142. PDF

8. Barde, L. H. F., Schwartz, M. F., Chrysikou, E. G., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2009). Reduced short-term memory span in aphasia and susceptibility to interference: Contribution of material-specific maintenance deficits. Neuropsychologia, 48, 909-920. PDF

7. Thompson-Schill, S. L., Ramscar, M., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2009). Cognition without control: When a little frontal lobe goes a long way. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 259-263. PDF

6. Reilly, J., Chrysikou, E. G., & Ramey, C. H. (2007). A hybrid semantic-phonological model of the age of acquisition of English nouns. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 1164-1170. PDF

5. Giovannetti, T., Sestito, N., Libon, D. J., Schmit, K., Gallo, J. L., Gambino, M., & Chrysikou,  E. G. (2006). The influence of personal familiarity on object naming, knowledge and use in dementia. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21, 607-614. PDF

4. Chrysikou, E. G. (2006). When shoes become hammers: Goal-derived categorization training enhances problem solving performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 32, 935-942. PDF

3. Chrysikou, E. G., & Weisberg, R. W. (2005). Following the wrong footsteps: Fixation effects of pictorial examples in a design problem-solving task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 31, 1134-1148. PDF

2. Ramey, C. H., & Chrysikou, E. G. (2005). The scientific denial of the real: The dialectic of scientism and humanism. American Psychologist, 60, 346-347. PDF

1. Keller, H., Papaligoura, Z., Kunaemuller, P., Voelker, S., Papaeliou, C., Lohaus, A., Kokkinaki, T., Chrysikou, E., & Mousouli, V. (2003). Concepts of mother-infant interaction in Greece and Germany. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 34, 677-689. PDF

Books & Book Chapters
6. Chrysikou, E. G. (2018). Creativity. In S. L. Thompson-Schill (Ed.), The Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Fourth Edition. Wiley. PDF  Link

5. Chrysikou, E. G. (2018). The costs and benefits of cognitive control for creativity (pp. 299-317). In O. Vartanian and R. E. Jung (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Neuroscience of Creativity. Cambridge University Press.

4. Chrysikou, E. G. (in press). Long-term memory: Processes. In H.  Miller (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Theoretical Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. PDF

3. Chrysikou, E. G. (2014). Creative states: A cognitive neuroscience approach to understanding and improving creativity in design. In J. Gero (Ed.), Studying Visual and Spatial Reasoning for Design Creativity (pp. 227-243). New York, NY: Springer. PDF

2. Yee, E., Chrysikou, E. G., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2014). Semantic memory. In  Kevin Ochsner and Stephen Kosslyn (Eds.),  The Oxford Handbook  of Cognitive Neuroscience (pp. 353 - 374).  Oxford: Oxford University Press. PDF

1. Chrysikou, E. G. (2008). Problem solving as a process of goal-derived, ad hoc categorization. VDM Verlag: Saarbrücken, Germany. Link

Publications—Popular Press
Chrysikou, E. G. (2014). Your creative brain at work. Scientific American Mind: Special Collector’s Edition The Mad Science of Creativity, Winter 2014, pp. 86-93.

Chrysikou, E. G. (2012). Your creative brain at work. Scientific American Mind. July/August 2012, pp. 24-31. Link

Publications (other)

Chrysikou, E. G. (2006). When a shoe becomes a hammer: Problem solving as goal-derived, ad hoc categorization. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering. Vol. 67(1-B), 2006, pp. 569.

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