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Darda, K. M.,Ramsey, R. Individual differences in social and non-social cognitive control. (2019, May 23). preprint:

Papers Published

-Darda, K. M.& Ramsey, R. (2019). The inhibition of automatic imitation: a meta-analysis and synthesis of fMRI studies. NeuroImage, 170, 320-329. pdf   Open Science Framework Page  NeuroVault

-Ramsey, R.,Darda, K. M.,& Downing, P. E., (2019). Automatic imitation remains unaffected under cognitive load. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(5), 601-615. pdf  [supplementaryOpen Science Framework Page

-Darda, K. M., Butler, E. E., & Ramsey, R. (2018). Functional Specificity and Sex Differences in the Neural Circuits Supporting the Inhibition of Automatic Imitation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 30, 914-933. pdf   [supplementary]    Open Science Framework Page      NeuroVault

In Preparation

Darda, K. M., Ramsey, R. (in prep). Neural circuits supporting social and non-social control.


Contributed to the chapter on “Arts and Health: Initiatives in India” for the Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health and Well-Being: International Perspectives on Practice, Policy, and Research