• Brain MR spectroscopy in autism spectrum disorder—the GABA excitatory/inhibitory imbalance theory revisited 

      Brix, Maiken Kirkegaard; Ersland, Lars; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Grüner, Renate; Posserud, Maj-Britt Rocio; Hammar, Åsa; Craig-Craven, Alexander Richard; Noeske, Ralph; Evans, C. John; Walker, Hanne Bjørg Hansen; Midtvedt, Tore; Beyer, Mona K. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-06-22)
      Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) from voxels placed in the left anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) was measured from 14 boys with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and 24 gender and age-matched typically developing (TD) ...
    • Default-mode network functional connectivity is closely related to metabolic activity 

      Passow, Susanne; Specht, Karsten; Adamsen, Tom Christian; Biermann, Martin; Brekke, Njål; Craig-Craven, Alexander Richard; Ersland, Lars; Grüner, Renate; Kleven-Madsen, Nina; Kvernenes, Ole Heine; Schwarzlmüller, Thomas; Olesen, Rasmus Aamand; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-06)
      Over the last decade, the brain's default-mode network (DMN) and its function has attracted a lot of attention in the field of neuroscience. However, the exact underlying mechanisms of DMN functional connectivity, or more ...
    • Intra-Regional Glu-GABA vs Inter-Regional Glu-Glu Imbalance: A 1H-MRS Study of the Neurochemistry of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Schizophrenia. 

      Hjelmervik, Helene; Craig-Craven, Alexander Richard; Sinkeviciute, Igne; Johnsen, Erik; Kompus, Kristiina; Bless, Josef Johann; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Løberg, Else-Marie; Ersland, Lars; Gruner, Eli Renate; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-18)
      Glutamate (Glu), gamma amino-butyric acid (GABA), and excitatory/inhibitory (E/I) imbalance have inconsistently been implicated in the etiology of schizophrenia. Elevated Glu levels in language regions have been suggested ...