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Paul Taylor

Dr. Paul Taylor

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

From April 1st:
Professor of cognitive and higher vestibular disorders,
German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders, Klinikum Grosshadern, LMU Munich


Room 3209
Leopoldstr. 13,
Experimental Psychology
Department Psychologie, LMU
80802 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 6779
Fax: +49 (89) 2180 5211

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Research Interests

Neural bases of perception, attention and intention, using TMS, EEG, fMRI, and combined TMS-EEG.

Publication List

Bocca, F., Töllner, T., Müller, H.J., Taylor, P.C. (in press). The right angular gyrus combines perceptual and response-related expectancies in visual search: TMS-EEG evidence. Brain Stimulation.

Rangelov, D., Müller, H.J., Taylor, P.C. (in press). Occipital TMS at phosphene detection threshold captures attention automatically. Neuroimage.

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. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20941

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), 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.