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Malle A. Tagamets Ph.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Psychiatry
Location: 701 W. Pratt St., 388 (MPRC)
Phone: (410) 402-6028

Research Interests:

  1. Development of large - scale quantitative models of human brain imaging data
  2. Experimental fMRI research into reading and language
  3. fMRI studies of semantic disturbances in schizophrenia


Husain FT, Tagamets MA, Fromm SJ, Braun AR, Horwitz B (In Press) Relating neuronal dynamics for auditory object processing to neuroimaging activity: A computational modeling and and fMRI study. NeuroImage.
Tagamets, M.A. & Horwitz, B. (2003). Synchronous dynamics for cognitive coordination: But how?  Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Tagamets, M. A. & Horwitz, B. (2003). The use of large-scale modeling for interpreting human brain imaging data. In F.T.Sommer & A. Weichert (Eds.), Exploratory Analysis and Data Modeling in Functional Neuroimaging, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Horwitz, B. & Tagamets, M. A. (2003). Synthetic functional brain imaging. In M.A. .Arbib & P. H. Arbib (Eds.), The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks .
Schweitzer, J.B. , D.O. Lee, R. Hanford, M.A. Tagamets, J.M. Hoffman, S. T. Grafton, and C. D. Kilts (2003).  A Functional Neuroimaging Study of Methylphenidate in Adults With ADHD: Alterations in Resting Blood Flow and Predicting Treatment Response. Neuropsychopharmacology.
Husain, FT, G Nandipati, A R Braun, L G Cohen, M Tagamets, B Horwitz. (2002) Simulating transcranial magnetic stimulation during PET with a large-scale neural network model of the prefrontal cortex and the visual system. NeuroImage, 15: 58–73.
Bokde, A. L.; Tagamets, M. A.; Friedman, R. B.; Horwitz, B. (2001). Functional Interactions of the inferior frontal cortex during the processing of words and word-like stimuli. Neuron 30, 609-61.
Tagamets, M. A.; Horwitz, B. (2001) Interpreting PET and FMRI measures of functional neural activity: The effects of synaptic inhibition on cortical activation during human imaging studies. Brain Research Bulletin,  5:267-273.
Tagamets, M. A.; Horwitz, B. (2000) A model of working memory: Bridging the gap between electrophysiology and human brain imaging. Neural Networks 13: 941–952.
Tagamets, M-A., J. M. Novick, M. L. Chalmers and R. B. Friedman (2000). A parametric approach to orthographic processing in the brain: An fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, V.12. #2 (1-17).
Horwitz, Barry and M-A. Tagamets (1999) Predicting human functional maps with neural net modeling. Human Brain Mapping 8: 137-142.
Horwitz, Barry, M-A. Tagamets and A. R.. McIntosh (1999). Neural modeling, functional brain imaging and cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 3: 91-98.
Tagamets, M-A. and Barry Horwitz (1999) Functional brain imaging and neural modeling of brain disorders. Disorders of brain, behavior and cognition: The neurocomputational perspecgtive,  Progress in Brain Research,  Reggia, J. A.,  Glanzman, D., and Ruppin, E. (eds.) Elsevier, V. 121: 191-206.
Tagamets, M-A. and Barry Horwitz (1998), Integrating electrophysiological and anatomical experimental data to create a large-scale neuronal model that simulates a delayed match-to-sample human brain imaging study. Cerebral Cortex, 8: (310-320).
Tagamets, M-A. and B. Horwitz (1997), Modeling brain imaging data with neuronal assembly dynamics. in J.M. Bower(Editor) Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 1997. Plenum Press. New York, (949-953).