Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, MD PhD

Director,  Brain Sciences Center

Regents Professor, University of Minnesota

American Legion Brain Sciences Chair,  University of Minnesota

McKnight Presidential Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Minnesota

Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Minnesota


Magnetoencephalography of brain function

Neural mechanisms of cognitive processes

Neurophysiology of motor control and cognition

Functional MRI of motor and cognitive processes


University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

Publications links

2010-2015 | 2006-2009 | 2004-2005 | 2000-2003 | 1997-1999 | 1993-1996 | 1988-1992 | 1975-1987

Publications: 2006-2009

Links No. Reference
  184 Dumas, R. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2009) What pre-whitened music can tell us about multi-instrument compositions.  J. Math. Music 3: 165-173.
  183 Weisend, M.P., Hanlon, F.M., Montaño, R., Ahlfors, S.P., Leuthold, A.C., Pantazis, D.,  Mosher, J.C., Georgopoulos, A.P., Hämäläinen, M.S., Aine, C.J. (2007) Paving the way for cross-site pooling of magnetoencephalography (MEG) data. International Congress Series 1300: 615–618.
  182 May Tan, H-R.M., Leuthold, A.C., Lee, D.N., Lynch, J.K. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2009) Neural mechanisms of movement speed and tau as revealed by magnetoencephalography (MEG). Exp. Brain Res. 195: 541-552.
313kb pdf 181 Tzagarakis, C., Jerde, T.A., Lewis, S.M., Ugurbil, K. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2009)
Cerebral cortical mechanisms of copying geometrical shapes: a multidimensional scaling analysis of fMRI patterns of activation. Exp. Brain Res. [Epub ahead of print, Feb. 3]
Abstract 618kb pdf 180 Merchant, H., Naselaris, T. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2008)
Dynamic sculpting of directional tuning in the primate motor cortex during three-dimensional reaching. J. Neurosci. 28: 9164-9172
684kb pdf 179 Karageorgiou, E., Koutlas, I.G., Alonso, A.A., Leuthold, A.C., Lewis, S.M. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2008)
Cortical processing of tactile stimuli applied in quick succession across the fingertips: Temporal evolution of dipole sources revealed by magnetoencephalography. Exp. Brain Res. 189: 311-321.
396kb pdf 178 Christova, P.S., Lewis, S.M., Tagaris, G., Ugurbil, K. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2008)
A voxel-by-voxel parametric fMRI study of motor mental rotation: Hemispheric specialization and gender differences in neural processing efficiency. Exp. Brain Res. 189: 79-90
  177 Christopoulos, V.N., Lilja, D., Schrater, P.R. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2009)
Independent component analysis and evolutionary algorithms for building representative benchmark subsets. IEEE (Electrical Engineering)
(in press)
641kb pdf 176 Jerde, T.A., Lewis, S.M., Goerke, U., Gourtzelidis, P., Tzagarakis, C., Lynch, J., Moeller, S., Van de Moortele, P.F., Adriany, G., Trangle, J., Ugurbil, K. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2008)
Ultra-high field parallel imaging of the superior parietal lobule during mental maze solving. Exp. Brain Res. 187:551-561.
  175 Averbeck, B.B., Crowe, D.A., Chafee, M.V. and Georgeopoulos, A.P. (2009)
Differential contribution of superior parietal and dorsal-lateral prefrontal cortices in copying. Cortex 45:432-441.
171kb pdf
174 Georgopoulos, A.P., Karageorgiou, E. Leuthold, A.C., Lewis, S.M., Lynch, J.K., Aslam, Z., Carpenter, A.F., Hemmy, L.S., Koutlas, I.G., Langheim, F.J.P., McCarten, J.R., McPherson, S.E., Pardo, J.V., Pardo, P.J., Parry, G.J., Rottunda, S.J., Segal, B.M., Sponheim, S.R., Stanwyck, J.J., Stephane, M., Westermeyer, J.J. (2007)
Synchronous neural interactions assessed by magnetoencephalography: A functional biomarker for brain disorders.
J. Neural Engineering, 4:349-355
Abstract 1.8mb pdf 173 Georgopoulos, A.P., Merchant, H., Naselaris, N. and Amirikian B. (2007)
Mapping of the preferred direction in the motor cortex
.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
Abstract 457kb pdf 172 Georgopoulos, A.P. and Stefanis, C.N. (2007)
Local shaping of function in the motor cortex: Motor contrast, directional tuning.  Brain Res. Rev.
202kb pdf
171 Georgopoulos, A.P. and Karageorgiou, E. (2007)
Neurostatistics: Applications, challenges and expectations.  Statistics in Medicine, 27: 407-417
  170 Georgopoulos, A.P. and Karageorgiou, E. (2007) Representations of voluntary arm movements in the motor cortex and their transformations. In Shipley, T. F. & Zacks, J. M. (Eds.)
Understanding events: How humans see, represent, and act on events. New York: Oxford University Press, pp 229-254
Book preview 369kb pdf 169 Georgopoulos, A.P. (2007)
A tribute to tau.  In: Closing the Gap, The Scientific Writings of David N. Lee, Pepping, G-J and Grealy, M. A. (eds.), Lawrence Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ, pp. 157-161
Abstract 495kb pdf 168 Wilson, T.W., Leuthold, A.C., Moran J.E., Pardo, P.J., Lewis, S.M. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2007)
Reading in a deep orthography: Neuromagnetic evidence for dual-mechanisms.  Exp. Brain Res. 180: 247-262
Abstract 701kb pdf 167 Naselaris, T,, Merchant, H., Amirikian B. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2006)
Large-scale organization of preferred directions in the motor cortex.  II. Analysis of local distributions.  J. Neurophysiol. 96: 3237-3247.
Abstract 234kb pdf 166 Naselaris, T,, Merchant, H., Amirikian B. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2006)
Large-scale organization of preferred directions in the motor cortex.  I. Motor cortical hyperacuity for forward reaching.  J. Neurophysiol. 96: 3231-3236.
Abstract 250kb pdf 165 Pardo, P.J., Georgopoulos, A.P.,  Kenny, J.T., Stuve, T.A., Findling, R.L., Schulz, S.C. (2006)
Classification of adolescent psychotic disorders using linear discriminant analysis.  Schizophrenia Res. 87: 297-306.
Abstract 1.2mb pdf 164 Langheim, F.J.P., Leuthold, A.C. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2006)
Synchronous dynamic brain networks revealed by magnetoencephalography (MEG) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103: 455-459.
Abstract 882kb pdf 163 Merchant, H. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2006)
Neurophysiology of perceptual and motor aspects of interception.  J. Neurophysiol. 95: 1-13.
Abstract 438kb pdf 162 Langheim, F.J.P., Merkle, A., Leuthold, A.C., Lewis, S.M. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2006)
Dipole analysis of magnetoencephalographic data during continuous shape copying.  Exp. Brain Res. 170: 513-521.


Updated September 3, 2015