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Paul Taylor

Dr. Paul Taylor

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Room 3210
Leopoldstr. 13,
Experimental Psychology
Department Psychologie, LMU
80802 München

Phone: +49 (89) / 2180 6302
Fax: +49 (89) / 2180 5211

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Research Interests

Attention. Perception during dynamic scenes, locomotion, eye movements. TMS, tACS, EEG, mobile EEG.

Publication List

  • Schuwerk, T., Grosso, S., Taylor, P.C. The Influence of TMS of the rTPJ on Attentional Control and Mentalizing. Neuropsychologia, accepted.
  • Zinchenko, A., Brunner, S., Chen, L., Shi, Z. Taylor, P.C., Müller, H. (2021) V5/MT+ modulates spatio-temporal integration differently across and within hemifields: causal evidence from TMS. Neuropsychologia, 107995.
  • Obereisenbuchner, F., Dowsett, J., Taylor, P.C. (2021). Self-initiation inhibits the postural and electrophysiological responses to optic flow and button pressing. Neuroscience,
  • Willacker, L., Roccato, M., Can, B., Dieterich, M., Taylor, P.C. (2020). Reducing variability of perceptual decision making with offline theta-burst TMS of dorsal medial frontal cortex. Brain Stimulation, 13(6):1689-1696. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2020.09.011.
  • Mastropasqua, A., Dowsett, J., Dieterich, M., Taylor, P.C. (2020). Right Frontal Eye Field has perceptual and oculomotor functions during optokinetic stimulation and nystagmus. Journal of Neurophysiology, DOI: 10.1152/jn.00468.2019.
  • Dowsett, J., Dieterich, M., Taylor, P.C. (2020). Mobile steady-state evoked potential recording: dissociable neural effects of real-world navigation and visual stimulation. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2019.108540.
  • Dowsett, J., Herrmann, C., Dieterich, M., Taylor, P.C. (2019). Shift in lateralization during illusory self-motion: EEG responses to visual flicker at 10 Hz and frequency-specific modulation by tACS. European Journal of Neuroscience, DOI: 10.1111/ejn.14543.
  • Hilbert, S., McAssey, M., Bühner, M.,Schwaferts, P., Gruber, M., Goerigk, S., Taylor, P.C. (2019). Right hemisphere occipital rTMS impairs working memory in visualizers but not in verbalizers. Scientific Reports, 9(1):6307.
  • Willacker, L., Dowsett, J., Dieterich, M., Taylor, P.C. (2019). Egocentric processing in the roll plane and dorsal parietal cortex: A TMS-ERP study of the subjective visual vertical. Neuropsychologia, 127:113-122.
  • Zinchenko, A., Conci, M., Taylor, P.C., Müller, H.J., Geyer, T (2019). Taking attention out of context: frontopolar transcranial magnetic stimulation abolishes the formation of new context memories for visual search. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31 (3): 442-452.
  • Taylor, P.C. (2018). Combining NIBS with EEG: what can it tell us about normal cognition? Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 5 (2), 165-169.
  • Hell, F., Taylor, P.C., Mehrkens, J.H., Bötzel, K. (2018). Subthalamic stimulation, oscillatory activity and connectivity reveal functional role of STN and network mechanisms during decision making under conflict. Neuroimage, 171, 222-233.
  • Dowsett, J., McAssey, M., Dieterich, M., Taylor, P.C. (2017). Cognition and higher vestibular disorders: developing tools for assessing vection. Journal of Neurology, 264, (S1), 45.
  • Soutschek, A., Taylor, P.C., Schubert, T. (2016). The role of the dorsal medial frontal cortex in central processing limitation: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 2447–2455.
  • Bocca, F., Töllner, T., Müller, H.J., Taylor, P.C. (2015). The right angular gyrus combines perceptual and response-related expectancies in visual search: TMS-EEG evidence. Brain Stimulation, 8(4),816-22.
  • Rangelov, D., Müller, H.J., Taylor, P.C. (2015). Occipital TMS at phosphene detection threshold captures attention automatically. Neuroimage, 109, 199-205.
  • Soutschek, A., Taylor, P.C., Müller, H.J., Schubert, T. (2013). Dissociable Mechanisms Control Conflict during Perception and Response Selection: a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(13):5647-5654.
  • Taylor, P.C., Thut, G. (2012). Brain activity underlying visual perception and attention as inferred from TMS-EEG: a review. Brain Stimulation, 5(2), 124-9.
  • Taylor, P.C., Muggleton, N.G., Kalla, R., Walsh,V., Eimer,M. (2011). TMS of the right angular gyrus modulates priming of pop-out in visual search: combined TMS-ERP evidence. Journal of Neurophysiology, 106(6), 3001-9.
  • Taylor, P.C., Walsh,V., Eimer,M. (2010). The neural signature of phosphene perception. Human Brain Mapping, 31(9), 1408-1417.
  • Siebner,H.R., Bergmann,T.O., Bestmann,S., Massimini,M., Johansen-Berg,H., Mochizuki,H., Bohning,D.E., Boorman,E.D., Groppa,S., Miniussi,C., Pascual-Leone,A., Huber,R., Taylor,P.C., Ilmoniemi,R.J., De Gennaro,L., Strafella,A.P., Kahkonen,S., Kloppel,S., Frisoni,G.B., George,M.S., Hallett,M., Brandt,S.A., Rushworth,M.F., Ziemann,U., Rothwell,J.C., Ward,N.S., Cohen,L.G., Baudewig,J., Paus,T., Ugawa,Y., Rossini,P.M. (2009). Consensus paper: Combining transcranial magnetic stimulation with neuroimaging. Brain Stimulation, 2(2), 58-80.
  • Taylor, P.C., Rushworth, M.F. & Nobre, A.C. (2008). Choosing where to attend and the medial frontal cortex: an FMRI study. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100(3):1397-406.
  • O'Shea J., Taylor P.C., Rushworth M.F. (2008). Imaging causal interactions during sensorimotor processing. Cortex, 44(5), 598-608.
  • Taylor, P.C., Walsh V., Eimer M. (2008). Combining TMS and EEG to study cognitive function and cortico-cortico interactions. Behavioural Brain Research, 191(2), 141-7.
  • Rushworth, M.F., & Taylor, P.C. (2007). A paradoxical role for inhibition in initiation. Neuron, 54(5), 669-670.
  • Stringer, S.M., Rolls, E.T., & Taylor, P. (2007). Learning movement sequences with a delayed reward signal in a hierarchical model of motor function. Neural Networks, 20(2), 172-181.
  • Taylor, P.C., Nobre, A.C., & Rushworth, M.F. (2007). FEF TMS affects visual cortical activity. Cerebral Cortex, 17(2), 391-399.
  • Taylor, P.C., Nobre, A.C., & Rushworth, M.F. (2007). Subsecond changes in top down control exerted by human medial frontal cortex during conflict and action selection: a combined transcranial magnetic stimulation electroencephalography study. The Journal of Neuroscience, 27(42), 11343-11353.
  • Rushworth, M.F., & Taylor, P.C. (2006). TMS in the parietal cortex: updating representations for attention and action. Neuropsychologia, 44(13), 2700-2716.
  • Taylor, P.C., Nobre, A.C., & Rushworth, M.F. (2006). Combining correlation and interference methods in the human brain. Focus on "Cortico-cortical interactions in spatial attention: A combined ERP/TMS study". Journal of Neurophysiology, 95(5), 2731-2732.