Selected Publications

* mentee of Dr. Tso


*Blain SD, Taylor SF, Rutherford SE, *Lasagna CA, *Yao B, Angstadt M, Green MF, Johnson TD, Peltier S, Diwadkar VA, Tso IF. (2022). Elucidating neural substrates of gaze perception and social cognitive ability across schizophrenia patients and healthy controls. PsyArXiv. [preprint]

Bornheimer LA, Martz ME, *Suzuki T, Tso IF, *Burton CZ, Li Verdugo J, *Grove TB, Heitzeg MM, Taylor SF. (2022). Affective dysregulation precedes emergence of psychosis-like experiences in a community sample of young adults. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 48(3):664-672.

*Lasagna CA, #Pleskac T, Burton CZ, McInnis MG, Taylor SF, #Tso IF. (2022). Mathematical modeling of risk-taking in bipolar disorder: Evidence of reduced behavioral consistency, with altered loss aversion specific to those with history of substance use disorder. Computational Psychiatry, 6(1): 96-116. [# co-senior author]

*Menkes MW, *Andrews CM, *Suzuki T, Chun J, O'Donnell L, *Grove T, *Deng W, McInnis MG, Deldin PJ, Tso IF. (2022). Event-related potential correlates of affective response inhibition in bipolar disorder: Comparison with schizophrenia. Journal of Affective Disorders, 309:131-140. [preprint available here]

Rutherford R, Fraza C, Dinga R, Kia SM, Wolfers T, Zabihi M, Berthet P, Worker A, Verdi S, Andrews D, Han L, Bayer J, Dazzan P, McGuire P, Mocking RT, Schene A, Sripada CS, Tso IF, Duval ER, Chang S, Pennix BW, Heitzeg MM, Burt SA, Hyde L, Amaral D, Wu Nordahl C, Andreasssen OA, Westlye LT, Zahn R, Ruhe HG, Beckmann C, Marquand AF. (2022). Charting brain growth and aging at high spatial precision. eLife, 11:e72904.

Shu C, Green Snyder L, Shen Y, Chung WK, SPARK Consortium. (2022). Imputing cognitive impairment in SPARK, a large autism cohort. Autism Research, 15(1): 156-170, 2022.


*Lasagna CA, *Grove TB, *Semple E, *Suzuki T, *Pamidighantam P, McInnis MG, Deldin PJ, Tso IF. (2021). Reductions in frontal theta synchrony and fronto-parietal theta-gamma coupling may underlie gaze processing abnormalities in bipolar disorder. PsyArXiv. [preprint]

Bal VH, Wilkinson E, White LC, Law JK, SPARK Consortium, Feliciano P, Chung WK. (2021). Early pandemic experiences of autistic adults: Predictors of psychological distress. Autism Research, 14(6): 1209-1219.

Dean DJ, Tso IF, Giersch A, Lee HS, Baxter T, Griffith T, Song L, & Park S. (2021). Cross-cultural comparisons of psychosocial distress in the USA, South Korea, France, and Hong Kong during the initial phase of COVID-19. Psychiatry Research, 295: 113593.

*Grove TB, *Lasagna CA, Martínez-Cancino R, *Pamidighantam P, Deldin PJ, Tso IF. (2021). Neural oscillatory abnormalities during gaze processing in schizophrenia: Evidence of reduced theta phase consistency and inter-regional theta-gamma coupling. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 6(3): 370-379.

*Lasagna CA, Taylor SF, Lee TG, Rutherford S, Greathouse T, *Gu P, Tso IF. (2021). Continuous theta burst stimulation to the secondary visual cortex at 80% active motor threshold does not impair central vision in humans during a simple detection task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15: 709275.

Lehet M, Tso IF, Neggers SFW, Thompson IA, Yao B, Kahn RS, Thakkar KN. (2021). Altered effective connectivity within an oculomotor control network in individuals with schizophrenia. NeuroImage: Clinical, 31: 102764 .

Lehet M, Tso IF, Park S, Neggers SFW, Thompson IA, Kahn RS, Thakkar KN. (2021). Altered effective connectivity within an oculomotor control network in unaffected relatives of individuals with schizophrenia. Brain Sciences,11:1128.

Tso IF, Angstadt M, Rutherford S, Peltier S, Diwadkar VA, Taylor SF. (2021). Dynamic causal modeling of eye gaze processing in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 229: 112-121.

Tso IF, *Burton CZ, *Lasagna CA, Rutherford S, *Yao B, Peltier SJ, Johnson TD, Mclnnis MG, & Taylor SF. (2021). Aberrant activation of the mentalizing brain system during eye gaze discrimination in bipolar disorder. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 315: 111340.

Tso IF, Taylor SF, Johnson TD. (2021). Applying hierarchical Bayesian modeling to experimental psychopathology data: An introduction and tutorial. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 130(8): 923–936. [full text]

White LC, Law JK, Daniels AM, Toroney J, Vernoia B, Xiao S, The SPARK Consortium, Feliciano P, Chung WK. (2021). Brief report: Impact of COVID-19 on individuals with ASD and their caregivers: a perspective from the SPARK cohort. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 51(10): 3766–3773.


*Lasagna CA, *McLaughlin MM, *Deng WY, *Whiting EL, Tso IF. (2020). Deconstructing eye contact perception: Measuring perceptual precision and self-referential tendency using an online psychophysical eye contact detection task. PLoS ONE, 15(3): e0230258.

Taylor SF, Lee TG, Jonides J, Tso IF, Hernandez-Garcia L. (2020). Theta Burst Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of Fronto-Parietal Networks: Modulation by Mental State. Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Science., 5: e200011.

Tso IF, *Lasagna CA, Fitzgerald KD, Colombi C, Sripada C, Peltier S, Johnson TD, Thakkar KN. (2020). Disrupted eye gaze perception as a biobehavioral marker of social dysfunction: An RDoC investigation. Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Science, 5(5): e200021.

Tso IF, Park S. (2020). Alarming levels of psychiatric symptoms and the role of loneliness during the COVID-19 epidemic: A case study of Hong Kong. Psychiatry Research, 293: 113423.


*Burton CZ, Tso IF, Carrión RE, Niendam T, Adelsheim S, Auther AM, Cornblatt BA, Carter CS, Melton R, Sale TG, Taylor SF, & McFarlane WR. (2019). Baseline psychopathology and relationship to longitudinal functional outcome in attenuated and early first episode psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 212: 157-162.

Taylor SF, *Grove TB, Ellingrod VL, Tso IF. (2019). The fragile brain: Stress vulnerability, negative affect and GABAergic neurocircuits in psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 45(6): 1170-1183.

Fan J, Tso IF, Maixner DF, Abagis T, Hernandez-Garcia L, Taylor SF. (2019). Segregation of salience network predicts treatment response of depression to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. NeuroImage: Clinical, 22: 101719.


Tso IF, *Grove TB, *Mueller SA, O’Donnell L, Chun J, McInnis MG, Deldin PJ. (2018). Altered N170 and mood symptoms in bipolar disorder: An electrophysiological study of configural face processing. Bipolar Disorders, 20(5): 477-487.

*Burton CZ, Ryan KA, Kamali M, Marshall DF, Harrington G, McInnis MG, Tso IF. (2018). Psychosis in bipolar disorder: Does it represent a more ‘severe’ illness? Bipolar Disorders, 20(1): 18-26.

*Grove TB, *Yao B, *Mueller SA, *McLaughlin M, Ellingrod V, McInnis MG, Taylor SF, Deldin PJ, Tso IF. (2018). A Bayesian model comparison approach to test the specificity of visual integration impairment in schizophrenia or psychosis. Psychiatry Research, 265: 271-278.

*Yao B, *Mueller SA, *Grove TB, *McLaughlin M, Thakkar KN, Ellingrod V, McInnis MG, Taylor SF, Deldin PJ, Tso IF. (2018). Eye gaze perception in bipolar disorder: Self-referential bias but intact perceptual sensitivity. Bipolar Disorders, 20(1): 60-69.

Tso IF, *Rutherford S, Fang Y, Angstadt M, Taylor SF. (2018). The “social brain” is highly sensitive to the mere presence of social information: An automated meta-analysis and an independent study. PLoS ONE, 13(5): e0196503.


Tso IF, Taylor SF, *Grove TB, Niendam T, Adelsheim S, Auther A, Cornblatt B, Carter CS, Calkins R, Ragland D, Sale T, McFarlane WR. (2017). Factor analysis of the Scale of Prodromal Symptoms: Data from the Early Detection and Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis Program (EDIPPP). Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 11(1): 14–22.


Carrión RE, Cornblatt BA, *Burton CZ, Tso IF, Auther A, Adelsheim S, Carter CS, Calkins R, Taylor SF, McFarlane WR. (2016). Personalized prediction of psychosis: External validation of the NAPLS 2 Psychosis Risk Calculator with the EDIPPP project. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(10): 989-996.

*Grove TB, Tso IF, Chun J, *Mueller SA, Taylor SF, Ellingrod V, McInnis MG, Deldin PJ. (2016). Negative affect predicts social functioning across schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: Findings from an integrated analysis. Psychiatry Research, 243: 198-206.


Tso IF, Fang Y, Phan KL, Welsh RC, Taylor SF. (2015). Abnormal GABAergic function and face processing in schizophrenia: A pharmacologic-fMRI study. Schizophrenia Research, 168: 338-344.

Tso IF, *Calwas AM, Chun J, *Mueller S, Taylor SF, Deldin PJ. (2015). Altered attentional and perceptual processes as indexed by N170 during gaze perception in schizophrenia: Relationship with perceived threat and paranoid delusions. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124(3): 519-531.

Taylor SF, Tso IF. (2015). GABA abnormalities in schizophrenia: A methodological review of in vivo studies. Schizophrenia Research, 167(1-3): 84-90.


Tso IF, Carp J, Taylor SF, Deldin PJ. (2014). Role of visual integration in gaze perception and emotional intelligence in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40(3): 617-625.

Tso IF, *Grove TB, Taylor SF. (2014). Differential hedonic experience and behavioral activation in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Psychiatry Research, 219(3): 470-476.

Taylor SF, Demeter E, Phan KL, Tso IF, Welsh RC. (2014). Abnormal GABAergic function and negative affect in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology, 39(4): 1000-1008.

Novin S, Tso IF, Konrath SH. (2014). Self-related and other-related pathways to subjective well-being in Japan and the United States. Journal of Happiness Studies, 15: 995-1014.


Chun J, Karim Z, Marzinzik F, Kamali M, O’Donnell L, Tso IF, Manschreck T, McInnis M, Deldin PJ. (2013). Can P300 distinguish among schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and bipolar disorders? An ERP study on response inhibition. Schizophrenia Research, 151(1-3): 175-184.

2012 and before

Tso IF, *Mui ML, Taylor SF, Deldin PJ. (2012). Eye-contact perception in schizophrenia: Relationship with symptoms and socio-emotional functioning. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121(3): 616-627.

Tso IF, *Grove TB, Taylor SF. (2012). Self-assessment of psychological stress in schizophrenia: Preliminary reliability and validity. Psychiatry Research, 195: 39-44.

Taylor SF, Kang J, Brege IS, Tso IF, Hosanager A, Johnson TD. (2012). Meta-analysis of functional imaging studies of emotion perception and experience in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, 71: 136-145.

Taylor SF, Kang J, Brege IS, Tso IF, Hosanager A, Johnson TD. (2012). Response to correspondence by Anticevic et al., “Neurobiology of emotional dysfunction in schizophrenia: New directions revealed through meta-analyses.” Biological Psychiatry, 71: e25. [Commentary]

Tso IF, Chiu PH, King-Casas BR, Deldin PJ. (2011). Alterations in affective processing of attack images following September 11, 2001. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24: 538-545.

Taylor SF, Chen AC, Tso IF, Liberzon I, Welsh RC. (2011). Social appraisal in chronic psychosis: Role of medial frontal and occipital networks. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45: 526-538.

Tso IF, *Grove TB, Taylor SF. (2010). Emotional experience predicts social adjustment independent of neurocognition and social cognition in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 122: 156-163.

Tso IF, Chun J, Deldin PJ (2010). Schizoaffective disorder, in Weiner IB, Craighead WE (eds): The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (4th ed.), Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, pp 1499-1501.