* We post lab papers, which are currently under review, using the bioRxiv service.



Nastase, S., Goldstein, A., Hasson, U. (2020). Keep it real: rethinking the primacy of experimental control in cognitive neuroscience. NeuroImage, Volume 222, 15 November 2020, 117254  [PDF] [PsyArXiv]

Nastase, S., Liu, Y.F., Hillman, H., Norman, K. A., Hasson, U. (2020). Leveraging shared connectivity to aggregate heterogeneous datasets into a common response space. NeuroImage, Volume 217  [PDF] [BioRxiv]

Meshulam, M., Hasenfratz, L., Hillman, H., Liu, Y.L., Nguyen, M., Norman, K., Hasson, U (2020). Think Like an Expert: Neural Alignment Predicts Understanding in Students Taking an Introduction to Computer Science Course. preprint [BioRxiv]


Nguyen, M., Chang, A., Micciche, E., Meshulam, M., Nastase, S., Hasson, U (2020). Teacher-student neural coupling during teaching and learning. preprint [BioRxiv]

Zuo, X., Honey, C.J., Barense, M.D., Crombie, D., Norman, K.A., Hasson, U., Chen, J. (2020). Temporal integration of narrative information in a hippocampal amnesic patient. NeuroImage, Volume 213, June 2020,116658 [PDF]

Hasson, U., Nastase, S., & Goldstein, A. (2020). Robust-fit to nature: and evolutionary perspective on biological (and artificial) neural networks.Neuron, Volume 105, Issue 3, 5 February, Pages 416-434 [PDF] [BioRxiv]

Piazza E, Hasenfratz L, Hasson U, Lew-WIlliams C (2020). Infant and adult brains are coupled to the dynamics of natural communication. Psychological Science, 2020, Vol. 31(1) 6–17. [PDF

Chang, C.H., Lazaridi, C., Yeshurun, Y., Norman, K.A., Hasson, U. (2020). Relating the past with the present: Information integration and segregation during ongoing narrative processing. preprint [BioRxiv]


Regev M, Simony E, Lee K, Tan KM, Chen J, Hasson U (2019). Propagation of information along the cortical hierarchy as a function of attention while reading and listening to stories. Cerebral Cortex, 29(10), 4017–4034, [PDF] [Cerebral Cortex]


Lerner, Y, Scherf, K.S., Katkov, M., Hasson, U., Behrman, M. (2019). Age-related changes in neural networks supporting complex visual and social processing in adolescence. [PDF] [BioRxiv]

Nastase, S. A., Gazzola, V., Hasson, U., & Keysers, C. (2019). Measuring shared responses across subjects using intersubject correlation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, nsz037. [PDF] [BioRxiv]

Nguyen M, Vanderwal T, Hasson U (2019). Shared understanding of narratives is correlated with shared neural responses. NeuroImage, 184, 161-170[PDF] [NeuroImage]


Baldassano C, Hasson U, Norman K (2018). Representation of real-world event schemas during narrative perception. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(45), 9689-9699 [PDF] [JNeurosci]


Davidesco I, Thesen T, Honey C, Melloni L, Doyle W, Devinsky O, Ghtiza O, Schroeder C, Poeppel D, Hasson U (2018). Electrocorticographic responses to time-compressed speech vary across the cortical auditory hierarchy. BioRxiv. [PDF] [BioRxiv]

Vodrahalli K., Chen P.H, Liang Y., Baldassano C., Chen J., Yong E., Honey C., Hasson U., Ramadge P., Norman K, Arora S., (2017) Mapping Between fMRI Responses to Movies and their Natural Language Annotations. NeuroImage, 180, 223-231 [PDF] [NeuroImage]


Aly M, Chen J, Turk-Browne NB, Hasson U (2017). Learning naturalistic temporal structure in the posterior medial network. BioRxiv. [PDF] [bioRxiv]

Zadbood A, Chen J, Leong YC, Norman KA, Hasson U (2017) How we transmit memories to other brains: constructing shared neural representations via communication. Cerebral Cortex, 27(10); 4988-5000. [PDF] [Cerebral Cortex]

Rosenthal G, Tanzer M, Simony E, Hasson H, Behrmann M, Avidan G (2017). Altered topology of neural circuits in congenital prosopagnosia. eLife, 25069.002. [PDF]

Baldassano C, Chen J, Zadbood A, Pillow JW, Hasson U, Norman KA (2017) Discovering Event Structure in Continuous Narrative Perception and Memory.  Neuron 95, 709–721. [PDF]

Yeshurun, Y., Nguyen M., Hasson, U.  (2017) The butterfly effect: amplification of local changes along the temporal processing hierarchy. PNAS, vol. 114, no. 35 9475-9480. [PDF]


Yeshurun Y, Swanson S, Simony E, Chen J, Lazaridi C, Honey CJ, Hasson U (2017) Same Story, Different Story. Psych Science [PDF]

Liu Y, Piazza EA, Simony E, Shewokis PA, Onaral B, Hasson U, Ayaz H (2016) Measuring speaker-listener neural coupling with functional near infrared spectroscopy. Scientific Reports 7:43293 [PDF]



Chen, Leong, Y. C., Norman, K. Hasson, U. (2016). Shared memories reveal shared structure in neural activity across individuals.. Nature Neuroscience [PDF]

Lositsky O, Chen J, Toker D, Honey CJ, Poppenk JL, Hasson U, Norman KA (2016) Neural Pattern Change During Encoding of a Narrative Predicts Retrospective Duration Estimates. Elife 5. [PDF]

Simony E, Honey CJ, Chen J, Lositsky O, Yeshurun Y, Wiesel A, Hasson U (2016) Dynamic reconfiguration of the default mode network during narrative comprehension. Nat Commun 7. [PDF,   PDF+ Supp]


Hasson U, Frith CD (2016) Mirroring and beyond: coupled dynamics as a generalized framework for modelling social interactions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 371. [PDF]



Franchak, J.M., Heeger, D.J., Hasson, U., and Adolph, K.E. (2015). Free Viewing Gaze Behavior in Infants and Adults. Infancy. [PDF]


Chen J, Honey CJ, Simony E, Arcaro M, Norman K.A, Hasson U (2015). Accessing Real-Life Episodic Information from Minutes versus Hours Earlier Modulates Hippocampal and High-Order Cortical Dynamics. Cerebral Cortex. [PDF]


Hasson U, Chen J, Honey CJ (2015). Hierarchical process memory: memory as an integral component of information processing. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19:304-313. [PDF]


Farbood M, Heeger DJ, Marcus G, Hasson U, Lerner Y (2015). The neural processing of hierarchical structure in music and speech at different timescales. Frontiers in Neuroscience, Volume 9 | Article 157. [PDF]


Arcaro MJ, Honey CJ, Mruczek RE, Kastner S, Hasson U (2015). Widespread correlation patterns of fMRI signal across visual cortex reflect eccentricity organization. Elife 4. [PDF]


Schmälzle R, Häcker FE, Honey CJ, Hasson U (2015). Engaged listeners: shared neural processing of powerful political speeches. Social Cognition and Affective Neuroscience. [PDF]


Ames DL, Honey CJ, Chow MA, Todorov A, Hasson U (2015). Contextual alignment of cognitive and neural dynamics. J Cognitive Neuroscience 27:655-664. [PDF]




Silbert, L., Honey, C., Simony, E., Poeppel, D., Hasson, U. (2014). Coupled neural systems underlie the production and comprehension of naturalistic narrative speech.  Proceeding National Academy of Science USA, early edition. [PDF]


Dikker S, Silbert LJ, Hasson U, Zevin JD (2014). On the same wavelength: predictable language enhances speaker-listener brain-to-brain synchrony in posterior superior temporal gyrus. J Neuroscience 34:6267-6272. [PDF]


Lerner Y, Honey CJ, Katkov M, Hasson U (2014) Temporal scaling of neural responses to compressed and dilated natural speech. Journal of Neurophysiology 111:2433-2444. [PDF]




Stephens, G., Honey, C., Hasson, U. (2013). A place for time: the spatiotemporal 

structure of neural dynamics during natural audition. Journal of Neurophysiology, 

110: 2019–2026. [PDF]


Regev, M., Honey, U., Hasson, U. (2013). Modality-selective and modality-invariant 

neural responses to spoken and written narratives. Journal of Neuroscience. Journal 

of Neuroscience 33(40):15978 –15988. [PDF]





Honey CJ, Thomson CR, Lerner Y, Hasson U (2012) Not lost in translation: Neural Responses Shared Across Languages. J Neurosci 32(44):15277-15283. [PDF]


Honey CJ, Thesen T, Donner TH, Silbert LJ, Carlson CE, Devinsky O, Doyle WK, Rubin N, Heeger DJ, Hasson U (2012) Slow cortical dynamics and the accumulation of information over long time scales. Neuron 76:423-434. [PDF]


Ben-Yakov A, Honey CJ, Lerner Y, Hasson U (2012) Loss of reliable temporal structure in event-related averaging of naturalistic stimuli. Neuroimage 63:501-506. [PDF]


Hasson U, Honey CJ (2012). Future trends in neuroimaging: Neural processes as expressed within real-life contexts. Neuroimage 62:1272-1278. [PDF]


Mantini D, Hasson U, Betti V, Perrucci MG, Romani GL, Corbetta M, Orban GA, Vanduffel W (2012) Interspecies activity correlations reveal functional correspondence between monkey and human brain areas. Nature Methods 9(3): 277-282. [PDF]


Hasson U, Ghazanfar AA, Galantucci B, Garrod S, Keysers C (2012) Brain-to-brain coupling: mechanism for creating and sharing a social world. Trends Cogn Sci 16(2):114-121. [PDF]


Wang XH, Freeman J, Merriam EP, Hasson U, Heeger DJ (2012) Temporal eye movement strategies during naturalistic viewing. J Vision 12(1):1-27. [PDF]





Lerner Y, Honey CJ, Silbert LJ, Hasson U (2011) Topographic mapping of a hierarchy of temporal receptive windows using a narrated story. J Neurosci 31(8):2906-2915. [PDF]





Hasson U (2010) I can make your brain look like mine. Harvard Bus Rev 88:32-33. [PDF]


Stephens GJ, Silbert LJ, Hasson U (2010) Speaker-listener neural coupling underlies successful communication. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107(32) 14425-14430. [PDF]


Shepherd SV, Steckenfinger SA, Hasson U, Ghazanfar AA (2010) Human-monkey gaze correlations reveal convergent and divergent patterns of movie viewing. Curr Biol 20:649-56. [PDF]


Brennan J, Nir Y, Hasson U, Malach R, Heeger DJ, Pylkkänen L (2010) Syntactic structure building in the anterior temporal lobe during natural story listening. Brain Lang 120:163-173. [PDF]


Hasson U, Malach R, Heeger DJ (2010) Reliability of cortical activity during natural stimulation. Trends Cogn Sci 14(1):40-48. [PDF]





Hasson U, Avidan G, Gelbard H, Vallines I, Harel M, Minshew N, Behrmann M (2009) Shared and idiosyncratic cortical activation patterns in autism revealed under continuous real-life viewing conditions. Autism Research 2(4):220-231. [PDF]





Hasson U, Yang E, Vallines I, Heeger DJ, Rubin N (2008) A hierarchy of temporal receptive windows in human cortex. J Neurosci 28(10):2539-2550. [PDF]


Hasson U, Furman O, Clark D, Dudai Y, Davachi L (2008). Enhanced intersubject correlations during movie viewing correlate with successful episodic encoding. Neuron 57:452-462. [PDF]


Hasson U, Landsman O, Knappmeyer B, Vallines I, Rubin N, Heeger DJ (2008) Neurocinematics: The neuroscience of film. Projections 2(1):1-26. [PDF]





Dinstein I, Hasson U, Rubin N, Heeger DJ (2007) Brain areas selective for both observed and executed movements. J Neurophysiol 98:1415-1427. [PDF]


Furman O, Dorfman N, Hasson U, Davachi L, Dudai Y (2007) They saw a movie: Long-term memory for an extended audiovisual narrative. Learn Memory 14:457-467. [PDF]


Nir Y, Hasson U, Levy I, Yeshurun Y, Malach R (2006) Widespread functional connectivity and fMRI fluctuations in human visual cortex in the absence of visual stimulation. Neuroimage 30:1313-1324. [PDF]


Hasson U, Malach R (2006) Human brain activation during viewing of dynamic natural scenes. Novartis Found Symp 270:203-212; discussion 212-216, 232-237.


Golland Y, Bentin S, Gelbard H, Benjamini Y, Heller R, Nir Y, Hasson U, Malach R (2006) Extrinsic and intrinsic systems in the posterior cortex of the human brain revealed during natural sensory stimulation. Cereb Cortex 17:766-777. [PDF]


Mukamel R, Gelbard H, Arieli A, Hasson U, Fried I, Malach R (2005) Coupling between neuronal firing, field potentials, and fMRI in human auditory cortex. Science 309:951-954. [PDF]


Avidan G, Hasson U, Malach R, Behrmann M (2005) Detailed exploration of face-related processing in congenital prosopagnosia: 2. Functional neuroimaging findings. J Cogn Neurosci 17(7):1150-1167.


Hasson U, Nir Y, Levy I, Fuhrmann G, Malach, R. (2004) Intersubject synchronization of cortical activity during natural vision. Science 303:1634-1640. [PDF]


Levy I, Hasson U, Malach R (2004). One picture is worth at least a million neurons. Curr Biol 14(11):996-1001.


Hasson U, Harel M, Levy I, Malach R (2003) Large-scale mirror-symmetry organization of human occipito-temporal object areas. Neuron 37:1027-1041.


Hasson U, Avidan G, Deouell LY, Bentin S, Malach R (2003) Face-selective activation in a congenital prosopagnosic subject. J Cogn Neurosci 15(3):419-431.


Malach R, Levy I, Hasson U (2002) The topography of high-order human object areas. Trends Cogn Sci 6(4):176-184.


Hasson U, Levy I, Behrmann M, Hendler T, Malach R (2002) Eccentricity bias as an organizing principle for human high-order object areas. Neuron 34:479-490.


Avidan G, Hasson U, Hendler T, Zohary E, Malach R (2002) Analysis of the neuronal selectivity underlying low fMRI signals. Curr Biol 12(12):964-972.


Levy I, Hasson U, Avidan G, Hendler T, Malach R (2001) Center-periphery organization of human object areas. Nat Neurosci 4(5):533-539.


Hasson U, Hendler T, Ben Bashat D, Malach R (2001) Vase or face? A neural correlate of shape-selective grouping processes in the human brain. J Cogn Neurosci 13(6):744-753.