Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

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Brain activations in ADHD and controls

Peer-reviewed international articles

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Noppari, T., Tuisku, J., Lukkarinen, L., Tani, P., Lindberg, N., Saure, E., Lauerma, E., Tiihonen, J., Hirvonen, J., Helin, S., Salmi, J., Nummenmaa, L. (submitted). Abnormal opioid-dopamine system interaction in autism spectrum disorder.

Tolonen, T., Leppämäki, S., Roine, T., Alho, K., Tani, P., Koski, A., Laine, M., Salmi, J. (submitted). Working memory related functional connectivity in adult ADHD and its amenability to training: A randomized controlled trial.

Koskinen, E., Henttonen, P., Harjunen, V., Krusemark, E., Salmi, J., Tuominen, J., Wuolio, M., Peräkylä, A. (submitted). ‘Wired up about self’ - Narcissistic traits predict elevated physiological arousal during self-disclosure in conversation.

Merzon, L., Tauriainen, S., Triana, A., Nurmi, T., Huhdanpää, H., Mannerkoski, M., Aronen, E.T., Kantonistov, M., Henriksson, L., Macaluso, E., & Salmi, J. (submitted). Real-world goal-directed behavior reveals aberrant functional connectivity in children with ADHD.

Laine, M., Kunnari, A., Eräste, T., Ritakallio, L., Hedberg, B., & Salmi, J. (submitted). The role of spontaneous strategy use in verbal episodic memory impairment in adult ADHD.

Jylkkä, J., Fellman, D., Waris, O., Ritakallio, L., Salmi, J., & Laine, M. (submitted). From task-general to task-specific in a few minutes: Working memory performance is an adaptive process.

Triana-Hoyos, A., Salmi, J., Hayward, N., Saramäki, J., & Glerean, E. (registered report, in-principle accepted). Effects of daily environmental, physiological, and lifestyle factors in functional brain connectivity. PLOS Biology. 

Jaeggi, S., Iordan, A., & Salmi, J. (2024). Cognitive interventions targeting executive functions: How do they impact prefrontal circuits? In Banich, M.T., Haber, S.N., and Robbins, T.W. The Frontal Cortex: Organization, Networks, and Function. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 35, J. R. Lupp, series editor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Nikula, M., Mäntymaa, M., LaValle, S., Pouttu, A., Jaekel, J., Aronen, E.T., Pokka, T., Salmi, J., Uusimaa, J. (2024). Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation of Executive Functions in Children (VREALFUN) – Study Protocols for Randomized Control Trials. Communications in Computer and Information Science (Springer-Nature), 117-124.

Basic, J., Uusimaa, J., & Salmi, J. (2024). Movement sensors in the detection of ADHD-symptoms. Communications in Computer and Information Science (Springer-Nature), 168-186.

Rinne, N., Wikman, P., Sahari, E., Salmi, J., Einarsdottir, E., Kere, J., & Alho, K. (2024). Developmental dyslexia susceptibility genes DNAAF4, DCDC2, and NRSN1 are associated with brain function in fluently reading adolescents and young adults. Cerebral Cortex, 1; 34(4).

Ritakallio, L., Fellman, D., Salmi, J., Jylkkä, J., & Laine, M. (2024). Self-reported strategy use in working memory tasks. Scientific Reports.

Uimonen, J., Villareal, S., Laari, S., Arola, A., Ijäs, P., Salmi, J., & Hietanen, M. (2024). Virtual reality tasks with eye tracking for spatial neglect assessment: a pilot study with acute stroke patients. Frontiers in Psychology.

Laine, M., Fellman, D., Eräste, T., Ritakallio, L., & Salmi, J. (2024). Strategy use in episodic memory: Evidence from word list learning. Royal Society Open Science.

Alho, K., Salmela, V., Wikman, P., Salmi, J. (2023). Auditory, visual and audiovisual attention. Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience. Sage.

Salmi, J., Merzon, L., Eräste, T., Seesjärvi, E., Huhdanpää, H., Aronen, E.T., Mannerkoski, M., MacInnes, W.J., & Laine, M. (2023). Fluctuations of attention during self-paced naturalistic goal-directed behavior in ADHD. JAACAP Open.

Tikka, P., Kaipainen, M., & Salmi, J. (2023). Narrative simulation of social experiences in naturalistic context–A neurocinematic approach. Neuropsychologia, 108654.

Tolonen, T., Roine, T., Alho, K., Leppämäki, S., Tani, P., Koski, A., Laine, M., & Salmi, J. (2023). Abnormal wiring of the structural connectome in adults with ADHD. Network Neuroscience, 1-57.

Jylkkä, J., Ritakallio, L., Merzon, L., Kangas, S., Kliegel, M., Zuber, S., Hering, A., Laine, M., & Salmi, J. (2023). Assessment of goal-directed behavior and prospective memory in adult ADHD with an online 3D videogame simulating everyday tasks. Scientific Reports, 13(1), 9299. 

Laine, M., Jylkkä, J., Ritakallio, L., Eräste, T., Kangas, S., Hering, A., Zuber, S., Kliegel, M., Fellman, D., & Salmi, J. (2023). Spontaneous memory strategies in a videogame simulating everyday prospective memory tasks. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Seesjärvi, E., Laine, M., Kasteenpohja, K., & Salmi, J. (2023). Assessing goal-oriented behavior in virtual reality: children prefer head-mounted displays but flat screens provide a viable performance measure for remote testing. Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 4.

Jylkkä, J., Ritakallio, L., Merzon, L., Kangas, S., Kliegel, M., Zuber, S., Hering, A., Salmi, J., & Laine, M. (2023). Assessment of goal-directed behavior with the 3D videogame EPELI: Psychometric features in a web-based adult sample. PLoS One, 21;18(3):e0280717.

Saure, E., Castrén, M., Mikkola, K., & Salmi, J. (2023). Intellectual disabilities moderate sex/gender differences in autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research67(1), 1-34.

Merzon, L., Pettersson, K., Aronen, E. T., Huhdanpää, H., Seesjärvi, E., Henriksson, L., MacInnes, W.J., Mannerkoski, M., Macaluso, E., & Salmitaival, J. (2022). Eye movement behavior in a real-world virtual reality task reveals ADHD in children. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 20308.

Seesjärvi, E., Puhakka, J., Aronen, E. T., Hering, A., Zuber, S., Merzon, L., Kliegel, M., Laine, M., & Salmi, J. (2022). EPELI: a novel virtual reality task for the assessment of goal-directed behavior in real-life contexts. Psychological Research, 1-18.

Noppari, T., Sun, L., Lukkarinen, L., Putkinen, V., Tani, P., Lindberg, N., Saure, E., Lauerma, H., Tiihonen,  J., Venetjoki, N., Salomaa, M., Rautio, P., Hirvonen, J., Salmi, J., & Nummenmaa, L. (2022). Brain structural alterations in autism and criminal psychopathy. NeuroImage: Clinical35, 103116.

Henttonen, P., Salmi, J., Peräkylä, A., & Krusemark, E.A. (2022). Grandiosity, vulnerability, and narcissistic fluctuation: Examining reliability, measurement invariance, and construct validity of four brief narcissism measures. Frontiers in Psychology, 6284.

Ilomäki, M., Lindblom, J., Salmela, V., Flykt, M., Vänskä, M., Salmi, J., Tolonen, T., Alho, K., Punamäki, RL.,  & Wikman, P. (2022). Early life stress is associated with the default mode and fronto-limbic network connectivity among young adults. FrontIers in Behavioral Neuroscience,16, 958580.

Ritakallio, L., Fellman, D., Jylkkä, J., Waris, O., Lönnroth, N., Nervander, R., Salmi, J., & Laine, M. (2021). The pursuit of effective working memory training: A pre-registered randomised controlled trial with a novel varied training protocol. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1-16.

Seesjärvi, E., Puhakka, J., Aronen, E.T., Lipsanen, J., Mannerkoski, M., Hering, A., Zuber, S., Kliegel, M., Laine, M., & Salmi, J. (2021). Quantifying ADHD symptoms in open-ended everyday life contexts with a new virtual reality task. Journal of Attention Disorders, 26(11), 1394-1411.

Salmi, J., Soveri, A., Salmela, V., Alho, K., Leppämäki, S., Tani, P., Koski, A., Määttä, M., Jaeggi, S.M., Laine, M. (2020). Working memory training restores aberrant brain activity in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Human Brain Mapping, 41(17), 4876-4891. 

Salmi, J., Ritakallio, L., Fellman, D., Ellfolk, U., Rinne,  J.O., & Laine, M. (2020). Disentangling the role of working memory in Parkinson’s disease. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 12, 572037.

Salmi, J., Metwaly, M., Tohka, J., Alho, K., Leppämäki, S., Tani, P., Koski, A., Vanderwal, T., & Laine, M. (2020). ADHD desynchronizes brain activity during watching a distracted multi-talker conversation. NeuroImage, 216, 116352.

Fellman, D., Jylkkä, J., Waris, O., Soveri, A., Ritakallio, L., Haga, S., Salmi, J., Nyman, T.J.,  & Laine, M. (2020). The role of strategy use in working memory training outcomes. Journal of Memory and Language, 110, 104064.

Fellman, D., Salmi, J., Ritakallio, L., Ellfolk, U., Rinne, J. O., & Laine, M. (2020). Training working memory updating in Parkinson’s disease: A randomised controlled trial. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 30(4), 673-708.

Salmi, J., Soveri, A., Salmela, V., Alho, K., Leppämäki, S., Tani, P., Koski, A., Jaeggi, SM., & Laine, M. (2020). Working memory training restores aberrant brain activity in adult attention‐deficit hyperactivity disorderHuman Brain Mapping, 41(17), 4876-4891.

Salmi, J., Vilà-Balló, A., Soveri, A., Rostan, C., Rodríguez-Fornells, A., Lehtonen, M., & Laine, M. (2019). Working memory updating training modulates the neural signature for active maintenance depending on task load. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 166, 107085.

Salmi, J., Nyberg, L., & Laine, M. (2018). Working memory training mostly engages general-purpose large-scale networks for learning. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 93, 108-122.

Salmi, J., Salmela, V., Salo, E., Mikkola, K., Leppämäki, S., Tani, P., Hokkanen, L., Laasonen, M., Numminen, J., & Alho, K. (2018). Out of focus-brain attention deficits in adult ADHD. Brain Research, 1692, 12-22.

Vilà-Balló, A.*, Salmi, J.*, Soveri, A., Rodríguez-Fornells, A., Lehtonen, M., & Laine, M. (2018). Neural signature for active maintenance during working memory updating. Biological Psychology, 132, 233-243. *equal contribution

Fellman, D., Salmi, J., Ritakallio, L., Ellfolk, U., Rinne, J.O., & Laine, M. (2018). Training working memory updating at home may have positive effects on memory and mood in Parkinson’s disease: A randomized controlled trial. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation,3, 1-36.

Lukasik, K., Lehtonen, M., Salmi, J., Meinzer, M., Joutsa, J., & Laine, M. (2018). Stimulating the left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex with tDCS during verbal working memory updating. Frontiers in Human Neurosciences,11, 738.

Riekki, T., Salmi, J., Svedholm-Häkkinen, A.M., & Lindeman, M. (2018). Intuitive physics ability in systemizers relies on differential use of the internalizing system and long-term spatial representations. Neuropsychologia, 109, 10-18.

Salmela, V., Salo, E., Salmi, J., & Alho, K. (2018) Spatiotemporal dynamics of attention networks as revealed by representational similarity analysis of EEG and fMRI data. Cerebral Cortex, 28, 549-560.

Dissertations and theses

Rantala R.M. (2024). Inter-participant synchronisation of brain activity in children with ADHD during video viewing.

Kantonistov, M. (2023). Aivojen toiminnallinen konnektiivisuus ADHD-diagnoosin saaneilla lapsilla lepotilan, videoiden katselun ja virtuaalitodellisuustehtävän aikan.

Kasteenpohja, K. (2023). EPELI-menetelmän aikainen tarpeeton toiminta ja sen yhteys toiminnanohjauksen taitoihin lapsilla : Vertailu VR-laseilla ja tietokoneella.

Vatanen, L. (2023). Lukivaikeuden kandidaattigeenien vaikutus aivojen toiminnalliseen konnektiivisuuteen.

Kangas, S. (2022). Spontaneous internal strategies in a web-based game of prospective memory and executive performance in everyday living: Adults with ADHD and neurotypical adults.

Tauriainen, S. (2022). Unraveling dynamics of brain activation in ADHD children with a novel open-ended virtual reality task.

Eräste, T. (2022). ADHD:hen liittyvä yksilön sisäinen vaihtelu tarkkaavuudessa. Uusi virtuaalitodellisuuteen pohjautuva luonnollisen kaltainen arviointiympäristö

Manninen, R. (2022). Lapsen ja vanhemman välinen suhde osana tarkkaavuuden ja toiminnanohjauksen ongelmien arviointia. 

Puhakka, J. (2021). Using a virtual reality-based tool Epeli for the assessment of ADHD in children.

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