Publications

See also https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=C49AeHAAAAAJ&hl=en

Forthcoming

*indicates shared first author. 

Owens A., Allen, M., Ondobaka, S., Friston, KJ. (Submitted). Interoceptive inference: from computational neuroscience to clinic.

Hauser, T. U., Allen, M., Rees, G., & Dolan, R. J. (In Revision). Metacognitive impairments extend perceptual weaknesses in compulsivity

2017

*Hauser, T. U., *Allen, M., Purg, N., Moutoussis, M., Rees, G., & Dolan, R. J. (2017). Noradrenaline blockade specifically enhances metacognitive performance. eLife, 6, e24901. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.24901

Fardo, F., Vinding, M. C., Allen, M., Jensen, T. S., & Finnerup, N. B. (2017). Delta and gamma oscillations in operculo-insular cortex underlie innocuous cold thermosensation. Journal of Neurophysiology. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00843.2016

Fardo, F., Auksztulewicz, R., Allen, M., Dietz, M. J., Roepstorff, A., & Friston, K. J. (2017). Expectation violation and attention to pain jointly modulate neural gain in somatosensory cortex. NeuroImage. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.03.041

*Allen, M., *Frank, D., Glen, J. C., Fardo, F., Callaghan, M. F., & Rees, G. (2017). Insula and somatosensory cortical myelination and iron markers underlie individual differences in empathy. Scientific Reports, 7, 43316. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep43316

Allen, M., Glen, J. C., Müllensiefen, D., Schwarzkopf, D. S., Fardo, F., Frank, D., … Rees, G. (2017). Metacognitive ability correlates with hippocampal and prefrontal microstructure. NeuroImage, 149, 415–423. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.02.008

Hauser, T. U., Allen, M., Rees, G., & Dolan, R. J. (2017). Metacognitive impairments extend perceptual decision making weaknesses in compulsivity. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/098277

Kumar, S., Tansley-Hancock, O., Sedley, W., Winston, J. S., Callaghan, M. F., Allen, M., … Griffiths, T. D. (2017). The Brain Basis for Misophonia. Current Biology, 27(4), 527–533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.12.048

2016

Gallagher, S., & Allen, M. (2016). Active inference, enactivism and the hermeneutics of social cognition. Synthese, 1–22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-016-1269-8

Allen, M., Fardo, F., Dietz, M. J., Hillebrandt, H., Friston, K. J., Rees, G., & Roepstorff, A. (2016). Anterior insula coordinates hierarchical processing of tactile mismatch responses. NeuroImage, 127, 34–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.030

Allen, M., & Friston, K. J. (2016). From cognitivism to autopoiesis: towards a computational framework for the embodied mind. Synthese, 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-016-1288-5

Allen, M., Frank, D., Schwarzkopf, D. S., Fardo, F., Winston, J. S., Hauser, T. U., & Rees, G. (2016). Unexpected arousal modulates the influence of sensory noise on confidence. eLife, 5, e18103. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.18103

2011 – 2015

Fardo, F., Allen, M., Jegindø, E.-M. E., Angrilli, A., & Roepstorff, A. (2015). Neurocognitive evidence for mental imagery-driven hypoalgesic and hyperalgesic pain regulation. NeuroImage, 120, 350–361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.008

Allen, M., Smallwood, J., Christensen, J., Gramm, D., Rasmussen, B., Gaden Jensen, C., … Lutz, A. (2013). The balanced mind: the variability of task-unrelated thoughts predicts error-monitoring. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00743

Allen, M., Dietz, M., Blair, K. S., Beek, M. van, Rees, G., Vestergaard-Poulsen, P., … Roepstorff, A. (2012). Cognitive-Affective Neural Plasticity following Active-Controlled Mindfulness Intervention. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(44), 15601–15610. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2957-12.2012

Tylen, K., Allen, M., Hunter, B. K., & Roepstorff, A. (2012). Interaction vs. observation: distinctive modes of social cognition in human brain and behavior? A combined fMRI and eye-tracking study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2012.00331

Ma, Y., Bang, D., Wang, C., Allen, M., Frith, C., Roepstorff, A., & Han, S. (2012). Sociocultural patterning of neural activity during self-reflection. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, nss103. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nss103

Allen, M., & Williams, G. (2011). Consciousness, Plasticity, and Connectomics: The Role of Intersubjectivity in Human Cognition. Frontiers in Psychology, 2. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00020