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William Michael Kelley

Country: New Hampshire, USA


Qualification: Ph.D. in Neuroscience, (Washington University School of Medicine, USA)



Communication style

Experienced mentor, will speak slow in easy English, and has interacted with ESL researchers.


  1. Instructor profile
William is a highly published researcher with over 60 publications to his credit. He is also the recipient of several research grants. William has published his research in several reputed journals such as Nature Neuroscience. William can therefore help you not only in difficult research questions and preparing your paper but also in applying for a grants and publishing in high impact factor journals. More highlights:
  • Won the Linda B. and Kendrick R. Wilson III 1969 Fellowship, 2006
  • Won the James L. O’Leary Prize for Accomplishments in Neuroscience, 1999
  • Won the Spencer T. & Ann W. Olin Medical Science Fellowship, 1999
  • Won the McDonnell Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience Fellowship, 1997
In addition, William can offer specialized research consultation in the following areas:
  • Neurosciences
  • Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Cognitive Neurosciences
Academic Positions
  • 2012-2018   Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • 2015-2018   Director, Dartmouth Brain Imaging Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • 2000-2005   Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • 1999-2000   Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • 1995-1999   Predoctoral Research Resident in Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Education
  • 1999    Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
  • 1995    B.S. in Psychology and Chemistry, University of Illinois, USA
Grants
  • 2016-2021    Functional Anatomic Studies of Self-Affect: A Multimodal Approach 2R01MH059282. National Institute of Mental Health. Principal Investigator.
  • 2013-2018    Neural Predictors of Self-Regulation Failure and Success for Appetitive Behavior.2R01DA022582. National Institute of Drug Abuse. (Co-Investigator)
  • 2012-2017    Prefrontal-Amygdala Interactions in Social Learning. 2R01MH080716. NationalInstitute of Mental Health. (Co-Investigator)
  • 2012-2017   Alcohol Marketing and Underage Drinking. R01AA021347. National Institute onAlcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (Co-Investigator)
  • 2008-2014    Functional Anatomic Studies of Interpersonal Distress. 2R01MH059282. NationalInstitute of Mental Health. (Co-Invesitgator)
  • 2015-2016   Incentives, Cognitive Training, and Internet Therapy for Teens with Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes. DP3HD076602 (Co-Investigator)
  • 2002-2018   Behavioral Treatment of Adolescent Marijuana Use. R01 DA15186-14S1(Budney), NIH/NIDA (Co-Investigator)
Publications
  • Kelley, W.M., Miezin, F.M., McDermott, K.B., Buckner, R.L., Raichle, M.E.,Cohen, N.J., Ollinger, J.M., Akbudak, E., Conturo, T.E. Snyder, A.Z., andPetersen, S.E. (1998). Hemispheric specialization in human dorsal frontalcortex and medial temporal lobe for verbal and nonverbal memoryencoding. Neuron, 20, 927-936.
  • Kelley, W.M., Buckner, R.L., and Petersen, S.E. (1998). Response from Kelley, Buckner, and Petersen. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2, 421.
  • Buckner, R.L., Kelley, W.M., and Petersen, S.E. (1999). Frontal cortex contributes to human memory formation. Nature Neuroscience, 2, 311-314.
  • McDermott, K.B., Buckner, R.L., Petersen, S.E., Kelley, W.M., and Sanders, A.L.(1999) Set-specific and code-specific activation in frontal cortex: an fMRI study of encoding and retrieval of faces and words. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 11, 631-640.
  • Palmer, E.D., Rosen, H.J., Ojemann, J.G., Buckner, R.L., Kelley, W.M., and Petersen, S.E. (2001). An event-related fMRI study of overt and covert word stem completion. NeuroImage, 14, 182-193.
  • Braver, T.S., Barch, D.M., Kelley, W.M., Buckner, R.L., Cohen, N.J., Miezin, F.M., Snyder, A.Z., Ollinger, J.M., Conturo, T.E., Akbudak, E., and Petersen, S.E. (2001) Direct comparison of prefrontal cortex regions engaged by working and long-term memory tasks. NeuroImage, 14, 48-59.
  • Kelley, W.M., Ojemann, J.G., Wetzel, R.D., Derdeyn, C.P., Moran, C.J., Cross III, D.T., Dowling, J.L., Miller, J.W., and Petersen, S.E. (2002). Wada testing reveals lateralization for the memorization of words and faces. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 116-125.
  • Kelley, W.M., Macrae, C.N., Wyland, C.L., Caglar, S., Inati, S., and Heatherton, T.F. (2002). Finding the self? An event-related fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 785-794.
  • Turk, D.J., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M., Funnell, M.G., Gazzaniga, M.S., and Macrae, C.N. (2002). Mike or me? Self-recognition in a spilt-brain patient. Nature Neuroscience, 5, 841-842.
  • Ojemann, J.G. and Kelley, W.M. (2002). The frontal lobe role in memory: A review of convergent evidence and implications for the Wada memory test. Epilepsy and Behavior, 3, 309-315.
  • Wyland, C.L., Kelley, W.M., Macrae, C.N., Gordon, H.L., and Heatherton, T.F. Neural correlates of cognitive control. (2003). Neuropsychologia, 41,1863-1867.
  • Turk, D.J., Heatherton, T.F., Macrae, C.N., Kelley, W.M., & Gazzaniga, M.S. (2003). Out of contact, out of mind: The distributed nature of self. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1001, 65-78.
  • Wig, G.S., Miller, M.B., Kingstone, A., and Kelley, W.M. (2004). Separable routes to human memory formation: Dissociating task and material contributions in prefrontal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 139-148
  • Moran, J.M., Wig, G.S., Adams, R.B., Janata, P., and Kelley, W.M. (2004).Neural correlates of humor comprehension and mirth. NeuroImage, 21,1055-1060.
  • Macrae, C.N., Moran, J.M., Heatherton, T.F., Banfield, J.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2004). Medial prefrontal activity predicts memory for self-knowledge.Cerebral Cortex, 14, 647-654.
  • Heatherton, T.F., Macrae, C.N., and Kelley, W.M. (2004). A social brain sciences approach to studying the self. Current Directions in Psychological Science,13, 190-193.
  • Macrae, C.N., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. A self less ordinary: the medial prefrontal cortex and you. (2004). The Cognitive Neurosciences III, MIT Press. 1067-1075.
  • Kraemer, D.J.M., Macrae, C.N., Green, A.E., and Kelley, W.M. (2005). The sound of silence: Spontaneous musical imagery activates auditory cortex. Nature, 434, 158.
  • Wig, G.S., Grafton, S.T., Demos, K.E., and Kelley, W.M. (2005). A causal role for neural activity reductions during repetition priming. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 1228-1233.
  • Krendl, A.C., Macrae, C.N., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2006) The good, the bad, and the ugly: An fMRI investigation of the functional anatomic correlates of stigma. Social Neuroscience, 1, 5-15.
  • Somerville, L.H., Wig, G.S., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Dissociable medial temporal lobe contributions to social memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 1253-1265.
  • Moran, J.M., Macrae, C.N., Heatherton, T.F., Wyland, C.L., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Neuroanatomical evidence for distinct cognitive and affective components of self. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 1586-1594.
  • Heatherton, T.F., Wyland, C.L., Macrae, C.N., Demos, K.E., Denny, B.T., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Medial prefrontal activity differentiates self from close others. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 1, 18-25.
  • Somerville, L.H., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Anterior cingulate cortex responds differentially to expectancy violation and social rejection.Nature Neuroscience, 9, 1007-1008.
  • Mar, R.A., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F., & Macrae, C.N. (2007). Detecting agency from the biological motion of veridical versus animated agents. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2, 199-205.
  • Mitchell, J.P., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M., Wyland, C.L., Wegner, D.M., and Macrae, C.N. (2007). Separating sustained from transient aspects of cognitive control during thought suppression. Psychological Science, 18, 292-297.
  • Heatherton, T.F., Krendl, A.C., Macrae, C.N., and Kelley, W.M. (2007). A social brain sciences approach to understanding the self. In C. Sedikides & S. Spencer (Eds.). Frontiers in social psychology: The self. (pp. 3-20). New York: Psychology Press.
  • Krendl, A.C., Richeson, J.A., Kelley, W.M. and Heatherton, T.F. (2008). The negative consequences of threat: An fMRI investigation of the neural mechanisms underlying women’s underperformance in math. Psychological Science, 19, 168-175.
  • Cloutier, J., Heatherton, T.F., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (2008). Sex Differences in the Neural Substrates Underlying the Perception of Facial Attractiveness: Are Attractive People Rewarding? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 941-951.
  • Putnam, M.C., Wig, G.S., Grafton, S.T., Kelley, W.M., and Gazzaniga, M.S. (2008). Structural organization of the corpus callosum predicts the extent and impact of cortical activity in the nondominant hemisphere. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 2912-2918.
  • Wig, G.S., Grafton, S.T., Demos, K.E., Wolford, G.L., Petersen, S.E., and Kelley, W.M.(2008). Hippocampus BOLD Activity at Rest Predicts Individual
  • Differences in Memory Ability in Healthy Young Adults. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105,18555-60.
  • Demos, K.E., Kelley, W.M., Davis, F.C., Ryan, S.L., and Whalen, P.J. (2008). Human amygdala sensitivity to the pupil size of others. Cerebral Cortex,18, 2729 – 2734.
  • Cross, E.C., Kraemer, D.J.M., Hamilton, A.F., Kelley, W.M., and Grafton, S.T. (2009). Sensitivity of the action observation network to physical and observational learning. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 315-26.
  • Cross, E.S., Hamilton, A.F., Kraemer, D.J., Kelley, W.M., and Grafton, S.T. (2009). Dissociable substrates for body motion and physical experience in the human action observation network. European Journal of Neuroscience, 30: 1338-92.
  • Moran, J.M., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2009). Modulation of cortical midline structures by implicit and explicit self-relevance evaluation. Social Neuroscience, 4, 197-211.
  • Somerville, L. H., Kelley, W.M., & Heatherton, T.F. (2010). Self-esteem modulates medial prefrontal cortical responses to evaluative social feedback. Cerebral Cortex, 20, 3005-13.
  • Somerville, L.H., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (2010). Human bed nucleus of the stria terminalis indexes hypervigilant threat monitoring. Biological Psychiatry, 68, 416-24.
  • Demos, K.E., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Dietary restraint violations influence reward responses in nucleus accumbens and amygdala. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 1952-1963.
  • Wagner, D.D., Dal Cin, S., Sargent, J.D., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Spontaneous action representation in smokers when watching movie characters smoke. Journal of Neuroscience, 19, 894-8.
  • Cloutier, J., Kelley, W.M., & Heatherton, T.F. (2011). The influence of perceptual and knowledge-based familiarity on the neural substrates of face perception. Social Neuroscience, 6, 63-75.
  • Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., & Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Individual differences in the spontaneous recruitment of brain regions supporting mental state understanding when viewing natural social scenes. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 2788-2796.
  • Heatherton, T.F., Krendl, A.C., Macrae, N.M., and Kelley, W.M. (2011). A social brain sciences approach to understanding the self. In Sedikides, C & Spencer, S.J. (Eds,), Frontiers in Social Psychology.
  • Demos, K.E., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2012). Individual differences in Nucleus Accumbens activity to food and sexual images predict weight gain and sexual behavior. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 5549-5552.
  • Wagner, D.D., Boswell, R.G., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2012). Inducing negative affect increases the reward value of appetizing foods in dieters. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 1625-1633.
  • Somerville, L.H., Wagner, D.D., Wig, G.S., Moran, J.M., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (2013). Interactions between tonic and phasic neural signals support the generation and regulation of anxious emotion. Cerebral Cortex, 23, 49-60.
  • Neta, M., Kelley, W.M., and Whalen, P.J. Neural responses to ambiguity involve domain-general and domain-specific emotion processing systems (2013).Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 547-557.
  • Moran, J.M., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. What can the organization of the brain’s default mode network tell us about self-knowledge? (2013). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7: 391 (1-6).
  • Chen, P.H.A., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Powers, K.E., and Heatherton, T.F. Medial prefrontal cortex differentiates self from mother in Chinese: evidence from self-motivated immigrants. (2013). Culture and Brain 1, 3-15.
  • Wagner, D.D., Altman, M., Boswell, R.G., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. Self-regulatory depletion enhances neural responses to rewards and impairs top-down control. (2013). Psychological Science, 24, 2262-2271.
  • Powers, K.E., Somerville, L.H., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. Rejection sensitivity polarizes striatal–medial prefrontal activity when anticipating social feedback. (2013). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 1887-1895.
  • Whalen, P.J. and Kelley, W.M. (2014). To apply yourself is human, to reapply divine. Neuron, 83, 1227-1228.
  • Moran, J.M., Kelley, W.M., & Heatherton, T.F. (2014). Self-knowledge. In K.N. Ochsner & S. Kosslyn (Eds,), Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience. New York, Oxford Press.
  • Lopez, R.B., Hofmann, W., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2014). Neural predictors of giving in to temptation in daily life. Psychological Science, 25, 1337-1344.
  • Gordon, E.M., Laumann, T.O., Adeyemo, B., Huckins, J.F., Kelley, W.M., and Petersen, S.E. (2014). Generation and evaluation of a cortical area parcellation from resting-state correlations. Cerebral Cortex, doi:10.1093/cercor/bhu239
  • Zuo, X., et al. (2014) An open science resource for establishing reliability and reproducibility in functional connectomics. Scientific Data. doi:10.1038/sdata.2014.49
  • Kelley, W.M., Wagner, D.D., & Heatherton, T.F. (2015) In Search of a Human Self-Regulation System, Annual Review of Neuroscience, 38, 389-411. Rapuano, K.M., Huckins, J.F., Sargent, J.D., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M.(2015). Individual differences in reward and somatosensory-motor brain regions correlate with adiposity in adolescents. Cerebral Cortex, 26, 2602-2611.
  • Chen, P.A., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., & Heatherton, T.F. (2015). Activity in cortical midline structures is modulated by self-construal changes during acculturation. Culture and Brain, 3, 39-52.
  • Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Haxby, J.V., and Heatherton, T.F. (2016). The dorsal medial prefrontal cortex responds preferentially to social interactions during natural viewing. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(26), pp. 6917-6925.
  • Powers, K. E., Somerville, L. H., Kelley, W. M., & Heatherton, T. F. (2016).
  • Striatal Associative Learning Signals Are Tuned to In-groups. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(9), 1243-1254.
  • Rapuano, K. M., Zieselman, A. L., Kelley, W. M., Sargent, J. D., Heatherton, T.F., & Gilbert-Diamond, D. (2017). Genetic risk for obesity predicts nucleus accumbens size and responsivity to real-world food cues. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science U S A, 114(1), 160-165.
  • Gilbert-Diamond, D., Emond, J. A., Lansigan, R. K., Rapuano, K. M., Kelley, W. M., Heatherton, T. F., et al. (2017). Television food advertisement exposure and FTO rs9939609 genotype in relation to excess consumption in children. International Journal of Obesity (London), 41(1), 23-29.
  • Lopez, R. B., Chen, P. A., Huckins, J. F., Hofmann, W., Kelley, W. M., & Heatherton, T. F. (in press). A balance of activity in brain control and reward systems predicts self-regulatory outcomes. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience.

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