In Press 

Merritt, K., Aleman, A., Block, W., [et al, including Thakkar, K.N.] (in press) A mega-analysis of 1H-MRS brain glutamate levels in schizophrenia; investigating the effect of age, antipsychotic medication and symptom severity. JAMA Psychiatry. PDF


Chopik, W. J., Oh, J., Nuttall, A. K., Thakkar, K. N., Ingersoll, B. (2021). Age differences in Broader Autism Phenotype traits from young adulthood to older adulthood. Autism Research. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Mathalon, D.H., Ford, J.M. (2021) Reconciling competing mechanisms posited to underlie auditory verbal hallucinations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 376, 20190702PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Ghermezi, L., Slate, R., Silverstein, S.M., Achtyes, E.A., Brascamp, J.W., Yao, B. (2021) Stronger tilt aftereffects in persons with schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 130(2), 186-197.  PDF


Yao, B., Neggers, S.F.W., Kahn, R.S., Thakkar, K.N. (2020) Altered thalamocortical structural connectivity in persons with schizophrenia and unaffected siblings. Neuroimage: Clinical, 28: 102370. PDF

Tso, I.F., Lasagna, C.A., Fitzgerald, K.D., Colombi, C. Sripada, C.S., Peltier, S., Johnson, T.D., Thakkar, K.N. (2020) Disrupted eye gaze perception as a biobehavioral marker of social dysfunction: An RDoC investigation. Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Science, 5: e200021. PDF

Robison, A.J., Thakkar, K.N., Diwadkar, V. (2020) Cognition and reward circuits in schizophrenia: synergistic, not separate. Biological Psychiatry, 87, 204-214 PDF 


Thakkar, K.N., Antinori, A., Carter, O., Brascamp, J.W. (2019) Altered short-term synaptic plasticity related to schizotypal traits: evidence from visual adaptation. Schizophrenia Research. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Rolfs, M. (2019) Disrupted corollary discharge in schizophrenia: evidence from the oculomotor system. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 4, 773-781. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Silverstein, S.M., Brascamp, J.W. (2019) A review of visual aftereffects in schizophrenia. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 101: 68-77. PDF

Yao, B., Neggers, S.F.W., Rolfs, M., Rösler, L., Thompson, I.A., Hopman, H.J., Ghermezi, L., Kahn, R.S., Thakkar, K.N. (2019) Structural thalamo-frontal hypoconnectivity is related to oculomotor corollary discharge in schizophrenia. Journal of Neuroscience, 39: 2102: 2113. PDF

Nuttall, A.K., Thakkar, K.N., Luo, X., Mueser, K.T., Glynn, S.M., Achtyes, E.D., Kane, J.M. (2019) Longitudinal associations of family burden and patient quality of life in the context of first-episode schizophrenia in the RAISE-ETP study. Psychiatry Research, 276: 60-68. PDF

Verbruggen, F., Aron, A. R., Band, G., [et al, including Thakkar, K.N.] (2019) Capturing the ability to inhibit actions and impulsive behaviors: A consensus guide to the stop-signal task. eLife;8:e46323. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., Brascamp, J.W., Ghermezi, L., Fifer, K., Schall, J.D., Park, S. (2018) Reduced pupil diation during action preparation in schizophrenia. International Journal of Psychophysiology. PDF

Yao, B., Mueller, S., Grove, T., McLaughlin, M., Thakkar, K.N., Ringold, V., McInnis, M., Taylor, S., Deldin, P., Tso, I. (2018) Eye Gaze Perception in Bipolar Disorder: Self-referential Bias but Intact Perceptual Sensitivity. Bipolar Disorders, 20: 60-69. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., Diwadkar, V., Rolfs, M. (2017) Oculomotor prediction: a window into the psychotic mind. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21:344-356. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Rösler, L., Wijnen, J.P., Boer, V.O., Klomp, D.W.J., Cahn, W., Kahn, R.S., Neggers, S.F.W. (2017) 7T proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of GABA, glutamate, and glutamine in schizophrenia reveals altered metabolite concentrations in patients and unaffected relatives. Biological Psychiatry, 81:525-535.  PDF


Zerr, P., Thakkar, K.N., Uzunbajakau, S., Van der Stigchel, S. (2016) Error compensation in random vector double step saccades with and without global adaptation. Vision Research, 127:141-151. PDF

Thakkar, K.N, van den Heiligenberg, F.M.Z., Kahn, R.S., Neggers, S.F.W. (2016) Cortico-striatal white matter structure predicts latencies of saccade execution and redirection. Human Brain Mapping, 37: 2811-2822.  PDF

Asscheman, S.J., Thakkar, K.N., Neggers, S.F.W. (2016) Changes in effective connectivity of the superior parietal lobe during inhibition and redirection of eye movements. Journal of Experimental Neuroscience, 9(Suppl 1): 27-40.  PDF


Thakkar, K.N., Schall, J.D., Heckers, S., Park, S. (2015) Disrupted saccadic corollary discharge in schizophrenia. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(27): 9935-9945. PDF

Rösler, L., Rolfs, M., van der Stigchel, S., Neggers, S.F.W., Cahn, W., Kahn, R.S, Thakkar, K.N. (2015) Failure to use corollary discharge to remap visual target locations is associated with psychotic symptom severity in schizophrenia. Journal of Neurophysiology, 114: 129-1136. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Schall, J.D., Logan, G.D., Park, S. (2015) Response inhibition and response monitoring in a saccadic double-step task in schizophrenia. Brain and Cognition, 95: 90-98. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Schall, J.D., Logan, G.D., Park, S. (2015) Cognitive control of gaze in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 225: 254-262. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., van den Heiligenberg, F. Kahn, R.S., Neggers, S.F.W. (2014) Fronto-striatal contributions to reactive control of gaze. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(26): 8918-8929. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Peterman, J.S., Park, S. (2014) Altered brain activation during action imitation and observation in schizophrenia: a translational approach for studying social dysfunction. American Journal of Psychiatry, 171(5): 539-548. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Congdon, E., Poldrack, R.A., Sabb, F.W., London, E.D., Cannon, T.D., Bilder, R.M. (2014) Women are more sensitive than men to prior trial events on the stop signal task. British Journal of Psychology, 105(2):254-72. PDF

Matthews, N., Collins, K., Thakkar, K.N., Park, S. (2014) Visuospatial imagery and working memory in schizophrenia. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 19(1): 17-35. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., Park, S. (2012) Impaired passive maintenance and spared manipulation of internal representations in patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38(4): 787-795. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., Nichols, H.S., McIntosh, L.G., Park, S. (2011) Disturbances in body ownership in patients with schizophrenia: evidence from the rubber hand illusion and case study of a spontaneous out-of-body experience. PLoS ONE, 6(10): e27089. PDF

Roffman, J.L., Brohawn, D.G., Friedman, J.S., Dyckman, K.A., Thakkar, K.N., Agam, Y., Vangel, M.G., Goff, D.C., Manoach, D.S. (2011) MTHFR 677C>T effects on anterior cingulate structure and function during response monitoring in schizophrenia: a preliminary study. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 5(1): 65-75. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Schall, J.D., Boucher, L., Logan, G.D., Park, S. (2011) Response inhibition and response monitoring in a saccadic countermanding task in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, 69: 55-62. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., & Park, S. (2010) Empathy, schizotypy, and spatial transformations. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 15: 477-500. PDF

Manoach, D.S., Thakkar, K.N., Stroynowski, E., Ely, A., McKinley, S.K., Djonlagic, I., Vangel,M.G., Goff, D.C., Stickgold, R.S. (2010). Reduced overnight consolidation of procedural learning in chronic medicated schizophrenia is related to specific sleep stages. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 44: 112-120. PDF

Park, S. & Thakkar, K.N. (2010) “Splitting of the mind” revisited: recent neuroimaging evidence for functional dysconnection in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167: 366-368. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., Brugger, P., Park, S. (2009). Exploring empathic space: correlates of perspective transformation ability and biases in spatial attention. PLoS ONE, 4(6): e5864. PDF


Thakkar, K.N., Polli, F.E., Joseph, R.M., Tuch, D.S., Hadjikhani, N., Barton, J.J.S., Manoach, D.S. (2008). Abnormal response monitoring, repetitive behavior, and decreased microstructural integrity of white matter underlying anterior cingulate cortex in autism spectrum disorders. Brain, 131: 2464-78. PDF

Polli, F.E., Barton, J.J.S., Thakkar, K.N., Cain, M.S., Goff, D.C., Rauch, S.L., Manoach, D.S. (2008) Reduced error-related activation in two anterior cingulate circuits is related toimpaired performance in schizophrenia. Brain, 131(4): 971-86. PDF

Barton, J.J.S., Pandita, M.,Thakkar, K.N., Goff, D.C., Manoach, D.S. (2008) The relation between antisaccade errors, fixation stability and prosaccade errors in schizophrenia. Experimental Brain Research, 186(2):273-82. PDF

Thakkar, K.N., Matthews, N., Park, S. (2008) A complete theory of psychosis and autism as diametric disorders of the social brain must consider full range of clinical syndromes. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31(3): 277-278. PDF

2007 and earlier

Manoach, D.S., Ketwaroo, G.A., Polli, F.E., Thakkar, K.N., Barton, J.J.S., Goff, D.C., Vangel, M., Tuch, D.S. (2007). The association of reduced microstructural integrity of the anterior cingulum bundle is associated with increased saccadic latency in schizophrenia. Neuroimage, 37(2):599-610. PDF

Manoach, D.S., Thakkar, K.N., Cain, M.S., Polli, F.E., Edelman, J., Barton, J.J.S. (2007). Neural activity is modulated by trial history: An fMRI study of the effects of a prior antisaccade. Journal of Neuroscience, 27(7): 1791-1798. PDF

Polli, F.E., Barton, J.J.S., Cain, M.S., Thakkar, K.N. Rauch, S.L., Manoach, D.S (2005). Rostral and dorsal anterior cingulate cortex make dissociable contributions during antisaccade error commission. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102(43): 15700-5. PDF