We study how complex neural systems shape behavior and cognition, and how dysfunction in these systems tracks the emergence of psychopathology

See below for a selection of publications from our group. For an extended list of publications, see here.


Kim JZ, Larsen B, Parkes LShaping dynamical neural computations using spatiotemporal constraints. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.

Betzel RF, Puxeddu MG, Caio Seguin, Bazinet V, Luppi A, Podschun A, Singleton SP, Faskowitz J, Parakkattu V, Misic B, Markett S, Kuceyeski A, Parkes L. Controlling the human connectome with spatially diffuse input signals. bioRxiv.


Parkes L & Bassett DS. Tracking Disordered Brain Dynamics in Psychiatry. Biological Psychiatry.

Parkes L, Kim JZ, Stiso J, Brynildsen JK, Cieslak M, Covitz S, Gur RE, Gur RC, Pasqualetti F, Shinohara RT, Zhou D, Satterthwaite TD, & Bassett DS. Using network control theory to study the dynamics of the structural connectome. BioRxiv.


Parkes L, Kim JZ, Stiso J, Calkins ME, Cieslak M, Gur RE, Gur RC, Moore TM, Ouellet M, Roalf DR, Shinohara RT, Wolf DH, Satterthwaite TD, & Bassett DS. Asymmetric signaling across the hierarchy of cytoarchitecture within the human connectome. Science Advances.


Parkes L, Moore TM, Calkins ME, Cieslak M, Roalf DR, Wolf DH, Gur RC, Gur RE, Satterthwaite TD & Bassett DS (2021). Network controllability in transmodal cortex predicts positive psychosis spectrum symptoms. Biological Psychiatry.

Parkes L, Moore TM, Calkins ME, Cook PA, Cieslak M, Roalf DR, Wolf DH, Gur RC, Gur RE, Satterthwaite TD & Bassett DS (2021). Transdiagnostic dimensions of psychopathology explain individuals’ unique deviations from normative neurodevelopment in brain structure. Translational Psychiatry.


Parkes L, Satterthwaite TD & Bassett DS (2020). Towards precise resting-state fMRI biomarkers in psychiatry: synthesizing developments in transdiagnostic research, dimensional models of psychopathology, and normative neurodevelopment. Current Opinion in Neurobiology.


Parkes L, Tiego J, Aquino K, Braganza L, Chamberlain SR, Fontenelle L, Harrison BJ, Lorenzetti V, Paton B, Razi A, Fornito A, & Yucel M (2019). Transdiagnostic variations in impulsivity and compulsivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder and gambling disorder correlate with effective connectivity in cortical-striatal-thalamic-cortical circuits. NeuroImage.


Parkes L, Fulcher B, Yucel M, & Fornito A (2018). An evaluation of the efficacy, reliability, and sensitivity of motion correction strategies for resting-state functional MRI. NeuroImage.

*Prochazkova L, *Parkes L, Dawson A, Youssef G, Ferreira GM, Lorenzetti V, Segrave RA, Fontenelle LF, & Yucel M (2018). Unpacking the role of self-reported compulsivity and impulsivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder. CNS spectrums*These authors contributed equally


Parkes L, Fulcher B, Yucel M, & Fornito A (2017). Transcriptional signatures of connectomic subregions of the human striatum. Genes, Brain and Behavior.


Parkes L, Perry C, & Goodin P (2016). Examining the N400m in affectively negative sentences. A magnetoencephalog- raphy study. Psychophysiology.

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