Here is a list of our publications co-authored by our CI Sharna Jamadar. We post preprints of our work on bioRXiv.

Refer to our Google Scholar links on the People page for full details of our publications.

Key: * denotes co-first authors; ^ denotes student or junior researcher under my supervision


  1. Smith, Jamadar (2021). Towards equivalent go/nogo tasks across psychophysiological contexts: recommendations for task design. PsyArXiv,

  2. Orchard^, Voigt, Chopra, Thapa, Ward, Egan, Jamadar (2022). The maternal brain is more flexible and responsive at rest: effective connectivity of the parental caregiving network in postpartum mothers. bioRXiv,

Book Chapters

  1. Jamadar, Johnson (2019). fMRI methods for investigating eye movements. In U. Ettinger & C. Koch (Eds.) Eye Movement Research.

  2. Jamadar (2019). Brain circuitry (cortico-basal ganglia and cortico-cerebellar) in ageing and neurodegenerative disease. In J. Bradshaw, J. Fielding & D. Hocking (Eds.) Degenerative Disorders of the Brain.

  3. Jamadar, Thienel, Karayanidis (2015). Task Switching Processes. In A. Toga & R.A. Poldrack (Eds). Brain Mapping: An Encyclopaedic Reference. Amsterdam: Elsevier

  4. Karayanidis, Jamadar (2014). Event-related potentials reveal multiple components of proactive and reactive control in task-switching. In J.A. Grange & G. Houghton, Task Switching and Cognitive Control, Oxford University Press, New York.

Original Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Orchard^, Ward, Egan, Jamadar (2022). Baby brain phenomena is a subjective experience: absence of evidence for cognitive deficit in new mothers at one year postpartum. Journal of Women's Health; bioRXiv,

  2. Voigt, Liang, Misic, Ward, Egan, Jamadar (2022). Metabolic and functional connectivity provide unique and complementary insights into cognition-connectome relationships. Cerebral Cortex, accepted 25/03/2022

  3. Jamadar, Liang, Zhong, Ward, Carey, McIntyre, Chen, Egan (2022). Monash DaCRA fPET-fMRI: A DAtaset for Comparison of Radiotracer Administration for high temporal resolution functional FDG-PET. GigaScience, accepted 7/03/2022

  4. Wrigglesworth, Yaacob, Ward, Woods, McNeil, Storey, Egan, Murray, Shah, Jamadar, Ward, Harding, Ryan (2021). Biological brain age is associated with cognitive processing and delayed recall in later life. Neurobiology of Aging, accepted 18/10/2021.

  5. Jamadar*, Zhong*, Carey, McIntyre, Ward, Fornito, Premaratne, Shah, O'Brien, Stab, Chen, Egan (2021). Task-evoked simultaneous FDG-PET and fMRI data for measurement of neural metabolism in the human visual cortex. Scientific Data, accepted 08/07/2021

  6. Pietzuch, Bindoff, Jamadar, Vickers (2021). Interactive effects of the APOE and BDNF polymorphisms on functional brain connectivity: the Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project. Scientific Reports, accepted 25/06/2021

  7. McGlashan, Poudel, Jamadar, Phillips, Cain (2021). Afraid of the dark: light acutely suppresses activity in the human amygdala. PLoS One,

  8. Sudarshan, Li, Jamadar, Egan, Awate, Chen. (2020). Improved temporal resolution for mapping brain metabolism using functional PET and anatomical MRI knowledge. bioRχiv, doi: 10.1101/2020.07.08.192872

  9. Perrykkad^, Lawson, Jamadar, Hohwy (2021). The effect of uncertainty on prediction error in the action-perception loop. Cognition. bioRχiv, doi: 10.1101/2020.06.22.166108

  10. Jamadar*, Ward*, Liang, Orchard^, Chen, Egan (2021). Metabolic and haemodynamic resting-state connectivity of the human brain: a high-temporal resolution simultaneous BOLD-fMRI and FDG-fPET multimodality study. Cerebral Cortex accepted 01/12/2020. bioRχiv, doi:

  11. Li, Jamadar, Ward, Egan, Chen (2020). Estimation of simultaneous BOLD and dynamic FDG metabolic brain activations using a multimodal concatenated ICA (mcICA) method. NeuroImage accepted 25/11/2020.

  12. Jamadar*, Ward*, Close, Fornito, Premaratne, O’Brien, Staeb, Chen, Shah, Egan (2020). Simultaneous BOLD-fMRI and constant infusion FDG-PET data of the resting human brain. Scientific Data.

  13. Orchard^, Ward, Chopra, Storey, Egan, Jamadar (2020). Neuroprotective effects of motherhood on brain function in late-life: a resting-state fMRI study. Cerebral Cortex. bioRχiv, doi: 10.1101/2020.06.09.143511

  14. Ward, Orchard^, Oldham, Arnatkeviciute, Sforazzini, Fornito, Egan, Jamadar (2020). Individual differences in haemoglobin concentration influence BOLD fMRI functional connectivity and its correlation with cognition. NeuroImage bioRχiv, doi:

  15. Orchard^, Ward, Sforazzini^, Storey, Egan, Jamadar (2020). Cortical changes associated with parenthood are present in late life. PLoS One, bioRχiv, doi:

  16. Sasan^, Ward, Nash, Orchard^, Farrell, Hohwy, Jamadar (2020). ‘Phantom Kicks’: Women’s subjective experience of foetal kicks after the postpartum period. Journal of Women’s Health. PsyArχiv,

  17. Jamadar (2020). The CRUNCH model does not account for load-dependent changes in visuospatial working memory in older adults. Neuropsychologia, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107446.

  18. Li, Jamadar, Ward, Premaratne, Egan, Chen (2020). Analysis of constant infusion functional PET (fPET) in the human brain. Neuroimage, 213, 116720. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116720

  19. Soloveva^, Jamadar, Hughes, Velakoulis, Poudel, Georgiou-Karistianis (2020). Compensation-related utilization of neural circuits hypothesis model in response inhibition in premanifest Huntington’s disease. Brain & Cognition, accepted 28/02/2020.

  20. Soloveva^, Jamadar, Velakoulis, Poudel, Georgiou-Karistianis (2020). Brain compensation during visuospatial working memory in premanifest Huntington's disease. Neuropsychologia

  21. Jamadar, Ward, Carey, McIntyre, Parkes^, Sasan^, Fallon^, Li, Chen, Egan (2019). Radiotracer administration for high temporal resolution positron emission tomography (PET) of the human brain: application to FDG-fPET. Journal of Visualised Experiments, 152, doi: 10.3791/60259.

  22. Jamadar, Ward, Li, Sforazzini^, Baran, Chen, Egan (2019). Simultaneous task-based BOLD-fMRI and [18-F] FDG functional PET for measurement of neuronal metabolism in the human visual cortex. NeuroImage 189, 258-266. bioRχiv, doi:

  23. Baran, Chen, Sforazzini, Ferris, Jamadar, Schmitt, Faul, Shah, Cholewa, Egan (2018). Accurate hybrid template-based and MR-based attenuation correction using UTE images for simultaneous PET/MR brain imaging applications. BMC Medical Imaging, 18, 4.

  24. Jamadar*, Sforazzini*^, Raniga, Ferris, Paton, Bailey, Brodtmann, Yates, Donnan, Ward, Woods, Storey, McNeil, Egan (2019). Sexual dimorphism of resting-state network connectivity in healthy ageing. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences 74(7):1121-1131. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gby004.

  25. Provost*, Jamadar*, Heathcote, Brown, Karayanidis (2018). Intertrial RT variability affects level of target-related interference in cued task switching. Psychophysiology, in press 29 June 2017

  26. Papadopoulos^, Sforazzini, Egan, Jamadar (2017). Functional subdivisions within the human intraparietal sulcus are involved in visuospatial transformation in a non-context dependent manner. Human Brain Mapping.

  27. Jamadar, Egan, Calhoun, Johnson, Fielding (2016). Intrinsic connectivity provides the baseline framework for variability in motor performance: a multivariate fusion analysis of low- and high-frequency resting-state oscillations and antisaccade performance. Brain Connectivity 6, 505-517 DOI: 10.1089/brain.2015.0411

  28. Jamadar, Johnson, Clough, Egan, Fielding (2015). Behavioural and neural plasticity of ocular motor control: changes in performance and fMRI activity following antisaccade training. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00653

  29. Smith, Mattick, Jamadar, Iredale (2014). Deficits in behavioural inhibition in substance abuse and addiction: a meta-analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 145, 1-33.

  30. Corben, Kashuk, Akhlaghi, Jamadar, Delatyicki et al. (2014). Myelin paucity of the superior cerebellar peduncle in individuals with Friedreich ataxia: an MRI magnetization transfer imaging study. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 343, 138-143.

  31. Karayanidis, Sanday, Jamadar (2013). Intact advance preparation but greater post-stimulus interference when switching tasks in middle childhood. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00841

  32. Dager, Jamadar, Stevens, Rosen, Jiantonio-Kelly et al. (2014) fMRI response during figural memory task performance in college drinkers. Psychopharmacology, 23, 167-179.

  33. Jamadar, Fielding, Egan (2013) Quantitative meta-analysis of fMRI and PET studies reveals consistent activation in fronto-striatal-parietal regions and cerebellum during antisaccades and prosaccades. Frontiers in Psychology; doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00749

  34. Smith, Jamadar, Provost, Michie (2013). Motor and non-motor inhibition in the Go/NoGo task: an ERP and fMRI study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 87, 244-253.

  35. Jamadar, Pearlson, O’Neil, Assaf (2013). Semantic association fMRI impairments represent a potential schizophrenia biomarker. Schizophrenia Research, 145, 20-26

  36. Jamadar, O’Neil, Pearlson, Ansari, Gill, Jagannathan, Assaf (2013). Impairment in semantic retrieval is associated with symptoms in schizophrenia but not bipolar disorder. Biological Psychiatry: Special Issue Genome and Phenome in Schizophrenia, 73, 555-564 [Commentary in Redpath et al., Biological Psychiatry, 73, 495-796].

  37. Jamadar, Powers, Meda, Calhoun, Gruen, Gelernter, Gruen & Pearlson (2013). Genetic influences of resting state fMRI activity in language-related brain regions in healthy controls and schizophrenia. Brain Imaging & Behavior, 7, 15-27.

  38. Jamadar, Asssaf, Jagannathan, Anderson, Pearlson (2012). Figural memory performance and fMRI activity across the adult lifespan. Neurobiology of Aging, 34, 110-127

  39. Jamadar, DeVito, Meda, Stevens, Potenza, Krystal & Pearlson (2012). Memantine, an NMDA-receptor antagonist, differentially affects response inhibition related fMRI response in individuals with and without a family history of alcoholism. Psychopharmacology 222, 129-140.

  40. Mansfield, Karayanidis, Jamadar, Heathcote & Forstmann (2011). Preparatory adjustments of response threshold during task switching: a model-based fMRI study. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 14688-14692.

  41. Jamadar, Powers, Meda, Gelernter, Gruen & Pearlson (2011). Genetic influences of cortical grey matter in language-related regions in healthy controls and schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 129, 141-148

  42. Jamadar, Nicholson, Michie, Karayanidis (2010). Sequence effects in cued task switching modulate response preparedness and repetition priming processes. Psychophysiology, 47(2), 365-386.

  43. Jamadar, Provost, Fulham, Michie & Karayanidis (2010). Multiple sources underlie ERP indices of task-switching. In W. Christensen, E Schier & J Sutton (Eds). Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australiasian Society for Cognitive Science (pp. 154-161). Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.

  44. Jamadar, Hughes, Fulham, Michie, Karayanidis (2010). The spatial and temporal dynamics of anticipatory preparation and response inhibition in task-switching. NeuroImage, 51, 432-449.

  45. Jamadar, Michie, Karayanidis (2010). Compensatory mechanisms result in intact task-switching performance in schizophrenia. Neuropsychologia, 48(5), 1305-1323.

Reviews, Protocols & Commentaries

  1. Orchard, Rutherford, Holmes, Jamadar (2023). Matrescence: lifetime impact of motherhood on cognition and the brain. Trends in Cognitive Science.

  2. Sala, Lizzarraga, Caminiti, Calhourn, Eickhoff, Habeck, Jamadar, Perani, Pereira, Veronese, Yakushev (2023). Brain connectomics: time for a molecular imaging perspective? Trends in Cognitive Science.

  3. Deery^, Di Paolo^, Moran, Egan, Jamadar (2022). Lower Brain Glucose Metabolism in Normal Ageing is Predominantly Frontal and Temporal: A Systematic Review and Pooled Effect Size and Activation Likelihood Estimates Meta-Analyses. Human Brain Mapping. bioRXiv,

  4. Gutteridge^, Tully, Ghezzi, Jamadar, Smith, Commerford, Keage (2022). Blood pressure variability and structural brain changes: a systematic review. Journal of Hypertension, 40, 1060-1070. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000003133

  5. Deery^, Di Paolo^, Moran, Egan, Jamadar (2022). The older adult brain is less modular, more integrated, and less efficient at rest: a systematic review of large-scale resting-stte functional brain networks across the adult lifespan. Psychophysiology psyArXiv, doi: 10.31234/

  6. Jamadar, Egan (2021). Resting-state FDG-PET connectivity: covariance, ergodicity, and biomarkers. [Invited Commentary]. Cerebral Cortex, accepted 02/09/2021.

  7. Huynh^, Nategholeslam, Jamadar, Georgiou-Karistianis, Lampit (2021). Cognition-oriented treatments and physical exercise on cognitive function in Huntington's disease: Protocol for systematic review. Physical Therapy Reviews, accepted 31/08/2021.

  8. Chen, Jamadar, Li, Sforazzini, Baran, Ferris, Shah, Egan (2018). From simultaneous to synergistic MR‐PET brain imaging: A review of hybrid MR‐PET imaging methodologies. Human Brain Mapping,

  9. Soloveva^, Jamadar, Poudel, Georgiou-Karistianis (2018). A Critical Review of Brain and Cognitive Reserve in Huntington's Disease. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.

  10. Ruge, Jamadar, Zimmerman, Karayanidis (2013). The many faces of preparatory control in task switching: reviewing a decade of fMRI research. Human Brain Mapping, 34, 12-35.

  11. Karayanidis, Jamadar, Ruge, Phillips, Heathcote & Forstmann (2010). Advance preparation in task-switching: converging evidence from behavioural, brain activation and model-based approaches. Frontiers in Cognition, 1, 1-13. [Invited Review]

  12. Michie, Budd, Fulham, Hughes, Jamadar, Johnson, et al. (2008). The potential for new understandings of normal and abnormal cognition by integration of neuroimaging and behavioral data: Not an exercise in carrying coals to Newcastle. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2, 318.