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Neurophysiological Research Faculty/Staff

Ashwini K. Pandey

Henri Begleiter Neurodynamics Laboratory



Clinical Assistant Professor
Research Scientist (Clinical Psychology)



2006 — Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India (Thesis: Psychophysiological Study of Emotional Processing in Functional Mental Disorders)

1999 — M.Phil. (Medical and Social Psychology), Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, India (Dissertation: Recognition of Facial Expressions of Emotion in Schizophrenia and its qEEG correlates)

1995 — M.A. (Psychology), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Selected Publications

Pandey AK, Kamarajan C, Manz N, Chorlian DB, Stimus A, Porjesz B (2015)
Delta, theta, and alpha event-related oscillations in alcoholics during Go/NoGo task: Neurocognitive deficits in execution, inhibition, and attention processing.
Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 65:158-171. PMID: 26456730.


Kamarajan C, Pandey AK, Chorlian DB, Manz N, Stimus AT, Anokhin AP, Bauer LO, Kuperman S, Kramer J, Bucholz KK, Schuckit MA, Hesselbrock VM, Porjesz B (2015)
Deficient Event-Related Theta Oscillations in Individuals at Risk for Alcoholism: A Study of Reward Processing and Impulsivity Features.
PloS One, 10(11):e0142659. PMID: 26580209.


Kamarajan, C., Pandey, A. K., Chorlian, D. B., & Porjesz, B. (2015). The use of current source density as electrophysiological correlates in neuropsychiatric disorders: A review of human studies. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 97(3), 310-322. 


Chorlian, D. B., Rangaswamy, M., Manz, N., Kamarajan, C., Pandey, A. K., Edenberg, H., Kuperman, S., Porjesz, B. (2015). Gender modulates the development of theta event related oscillations in adolescents and young adults. Behavioural Brain Research, 292(1), 342-352.


Pandey, A. K., Kamarajan, C., Tang, Y., Chorlian, D. B., Roopesh, B. N, Manz, N., Stimus, A., Rangaswamy, M., Porjesz, B. (2012) Neurocognitive deficits in male alcoholics: an ERP/sLORETA analysis of the N2 component in an equal probability Go/NoGo task. Biological Psychology, 89(1), 170-82.

Pandey, A. K., Kamarajan, C., Rangaswamy, M., Porjesz, B. (2012). Event-related oscillations in alcoholism research: a review. Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, S7.001. doi:10.4172/2155-6105.S7-001

Kamarajan, C., Rangaswamy, M., Manz, N., Chorlian, D. B., Pandey, A. K., Roopesh, B. N., Porjesz, B. (2012). Topography, power, and current source density of theta oscillations during reward processing as markers for alcohol dependence. Human Brain Mapping, 33(5), 1019-1039.

Kamarajan, C., Rangaswamy, M., Tang, Y., Chorlian, D. B., Pandey, A. K., Roopesh, B. N., Manz, N., Saunders, R., Stimus, A. T., Porjesz, B. (2010). Dysfunctional reward processing in male alcoholics: An ERP study during a gambling task. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 44(9), 576-90.

Roopesh, B. N., Rangaswamy, M., Kamarajan, C., Chorlian, D. B., Pandey, A. K., Porjesz, B. (2010). Reduced resource optimization in male alcoholics: N400 in a lexical decision paradigm. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34(11), 1905-1914.

Kamarajan, C., Porjesz, B., Rangaswamy, M., Tang, Y., Chorlian, D. B., Padmanabhapillai, A., Saunders, R., Pandey, A. K., Roopesh, B. N., Manz, N., Stimus, A. T., Begleiter, H. (2009). Brain signatures of monetary loss and gain: outcome-related potentials in a single outcome gambling task. Behavioral Brain Research, 197(1), 62-76.

Kamarajan, C., Rangaswamy, M., Chorlian, D. B., Manz, N., Tang, Y., Pandey, A. K., Roopesh, B. N., Stimus, A. T., Porjesz, B. (2008). Theta oscillations during the processing of monetary loss and gain: a perspective on gender and impulsivity. Brain Research, 1235, 45-62.

Mandal, M. K., Bhattacharya, T., Pandey, A. K. (2004). Psychosocial stress in schizophrenia: Life Events, Expressed Emotions, and Subjective Experience of Emotion. In M. K. Mandal & S. Haque Nizamie (Eds.), Current Developments in Schizophrenia (pp. 155-184). New Delhi: Allied Publishers.


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