Dr Christina Moutsiana

Lecturer

DepartmentSocial Sciences
Research groupCognitive Neuroscience

Research outputs

Social Conformity in Autism
Lazzaro, S.C., Weidinger, L., Cooper, R.A., Baron‑Cohen, S., Moutsiana, C. and Sharot, T. 2019. Social Conformity in Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 49 (3), p. 1304–1315. doi:10.1007/s10803-018-3809-1

Unexplained progressive visual field loss in the presence of normal retinotopic maps
Moutsiana, C., Soliman, R., de Wit, L., James-Galton, M., Sereno, M.I., Plant, G.T. and Schwarzkopf, D.S. 2018. Unexplained progressive visual field loss in the presence of normal retinotopic maps. Frontiers in Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01722

Amygdala volume and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity to social stress
Barry, T.J., Murray, L., Fearon, P., Moutsiana, C., Johnstone, T. and Halligan, S.L. 2017. Amygdala volume and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity to social stress . Psychoneuroendocrinology. 85, pp. 96-99. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.07.487

Dissociating vision and visual attention in the human pulvinar
Smith, A.T., Cotton, P.L., Bruno, A. and Moutsiana, C. 2009. Dissociating vision and visual attention in the human pulvinar. Journal of Neurophysiology. 101 (2), pp. 917-925. doi:10.1152/jn.90963.2008

The neural basis of centre-surround interactions in visual motion processing
Moutsiana, C., Field, D.T. and Harris, J.P. 2011. The neural basis of centre-surround interactions in visual motion processing. PLoS ONE. 6 (7), p. e22902. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022902

Maternal postnatal depression predicts altered offspring biological stress reactivity in adulthood
Barry, T.J., Murray, L., Pasco Fearon, R.M., Moutsiana, C., Cooper, P., Goodyer, I.M., Herbert, J. and Halligan, S.L. 2015. Maternal postnatal depression predicts altered offspring biological stress reactivity in adulthood. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 52, pp. 251-260. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.12.003

Human development of the ability to learn from bad news
Moutsiana, C., Garrett, N., Clarke, R.C., Lotto, R.B., Blakemore, S.J. and Sharot, T. 2013. Human development of the ability to learn from bad news. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110 (41), pp. 16396-16401. doi:10.1073/pnas.1305631110

Insecure attachment during infancy predicts greater amygdala volumes in early adulthood
Moutsiana, C., Johnstone, T., Murray, L., Fearon, P., Cooper, P.J., Pliatsikas, C., Goodyer, I. and Halligan, S.L. 2015. Insecure attachment during infancy predicts greater amygdala volumes in early adulthood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 56 (5). doi:10.1111/jcpp.12317

The brain's temporal dynamics from a collective decision to individual action
Charpentier, C.J., Moutsiana, C., Garrett, N. and Sharot, T. 2014. The brain's temporal dynamics from a collective decision to individual action. Journal of Neuroscience. 34 (17), pp. 5816-5823. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4107-13.2014

Making an effort to feel positive: insecure attachment in infancy predicts the neural underpinnings of emotion regulation in adulthood
Moutsiana, C., Fearon, P., Murray, L., Cooper, P., Goodyer, I., Johnstone, T. and Halligan, S. 2014. Making an effort to feel positive: insecure attachment in infancy predicts the neural underpinnings of emotion regulation in adulthood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 55 (9), pp. 999-1008. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12198

The effect of flavanol-rich cocoa on cerebral perfusion in healthy older adults during conscious resting state: a placebo controlled, crossover, acute trial
Lamport, D.J., Pal, D., Moutsiana, C., Field, D.T., Williams, C.M., Spencer, J.P.E. and Butler, L.T. 2015. The effect of flavanol-rich cocoa on cerebral perfusion in healthy older adults during conscious resting state: a placebo controlled, crossover, acute trial. Psychopharmacology. 232 (17), p. 3227–3234. doi:10.1007/s00213-015-3972-4

Human Frontal–Subcortical Circuit and Asymmetric Belief Updating
Moutsiana, C., Charpentier, C.J., Garrett, N., Cohen, M.X. and Sharot, T. 2015. Human Frontal–Subcortical Circuit and Asymmetric Belief Updating. Journal of Neuroscience. 35 (42), pp. 14077-14085. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1120-15.2015

Altered engagement of autobiographical memory networks in adult offspring of postnatally depressed mothers
Macdonald, B., Murray, L., Moutsiana, C., Fearon, P., Cooper, P.J., Halligan, S.L. and Johnstone, T. 2016. Altered engagement of autobiographical memory networks in adult offspring of postnatally depressed mothers. Biological Psychology. 118, pp. 147-153. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.05.006

Intersession reliability of population receptive field estimates
van Dijk, J.A., de Haas, B., Moutsiana, C. and Schwarzkopf, D.S. 2017. Intersession reliability of population receptive field estimates. NeuroImage. 143, pp. 293-303. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.09.013

Cortical idiosyncrasies predict the perception of object size
Moutsiana, C., de Haas, B., Papageorgiou, A., van Dijk, J.A., Balraj, A., Greenwood, J.A. and Schwarzkopf, D.S. 2016. Cortical idiosyncrasies predict the perception of object size. Nature Communications . 7 (12210). doi:10.1038/ncomms12110