1. Nikolova, N., Harrison, O. K., Toohey, S., Braendholt, M., Legrand, N., Correa, C. C., ... & Allen, M. (2021). The Respiratory Resistance Sensitivity Task: An Automated Method for Quantifying Respiratory Interoception and Metacognition. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.14.464418 

  2. Legrand, N., Nikolova, N., Correa, C., Brændholt, M., Stuckert, A., Kildahl, N., ... & Allen, M. (2021). The heart rate discrimination task: a psychophysical method to estimate the accuracy and precision of interoceptive beliefs. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.18.431871

  3. Allen, M. (2020). Unravelling the Neurobiology of Interoceptive Inference. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2020.02.002

  4. Fardo, F., Beck, B., Allen, M., & Finnerup, N. (2019). Beyond labeled lines: A population coding account of the thermal grill illusion. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.11.017

  5. Allen, M., Legrand, N., Correa, C. M. C., & Fardo, F. (2019). Thinking through prior bodies: Autonomic uncertainty and interoceptive self-inference. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/5j2f3

  6. Allen, M., Levy, A., Parr, T., & Friston, K. J. (2019). In the Body’s Eye: The Computational Anatomy of Interoceptive Inference. BioRxiv, 603928. https://doi.org/10.1101/603928

  7. Allen, M. (2018). The foundation: Mechanism, prediction, and falsification in Bayesian enactivism: Comment on “Answering Schrödinger’s question: A free-energy formulation” by Maxwell James Désormeau Ramstead et al. Physics of Life Reviews, 24, 17–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plrev.2018.01.007

  8. Allen, M., & Friston, K. J. (2018). From cognitivism to autopoiesis: Towards a computational framework for the embodied mind. Synthese, 195(6), 2459–2482. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-016-1288-5

  9. Allen, M., Poggiali, D., Whitaker, K., Marshall, T. R., & Kievit, R. (2018). Raincloud plots: A multi-platform tool for robust data visualization (No. e27137v1). https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.27137v1

  10. Allen, M., & Tsakiris, M. (2018). The body as first prior: Interoceptive predictive processing and the primacy of self-models. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198811930.003.0002

  11. Carey, D., Caprini, F., Allen, M., Lutti, A., Weiskopf, N., Rees, G., … Dick, F. (2018). Quantitative MRI provides markers of intra-, inter-regional, and age-related differences in young adult cortical microstructure. NeuroImage, 182, 429–440. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.11.066

  12. Gallagher, S., & Allen, M. (2018). Active inference, enactivism and the hermeneutics of social cognition. Synthese, 195(6), 2627–2648. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-016-1269-8

  13. Marshall, C. R., Hardy, C. J. D., Allen, M., Russell, L. L., Clark, C. N., Bond, R. L., … Warren, J. D. (2018). Cardiac responses to viewing facial emotion differentiate frontotemporal dementias. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 5(6), 687–696. https://doi.org/10.1002/acn3.563

  14. Owens, A. P., Allen, M., Ondobaka, S., & Friston, K. J. (2018). Interoceptive inference: From computational neuroscience to clinic. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 90, 174–183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.04.017

  15. Rouault, M., McWilliams, A., Allen, M. G., & Fleming, S. M. (2018). Human metacognition across domains: Insights from individual differences and neuroimaging. Personality Neuroscience, 1. https://doi.org/10.1017/pen.2018.16

  16. Tsakiris, M., & Preester, H. D. (2018). The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness. Oxford University Press.

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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, 153, 109–121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.03.041

  20. 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, 117(5), 1959–1968. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00843.2016

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

  22. Hauser, T. U., Allen, M., Rees, G., & Dolan, R. J. (2017). Metacognitive impairments extend perceptual decision making weaknesses in compulsivity. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 6614. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-06116-z

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. Ma, Y., Bang, D., Wang, C., Allen, M., Frith, C., Roepstorff, A., & Han, S. (2014). Sociocultural patterning of neural activity during self-reflection. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9(1), 73–80. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nss103

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

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