Associate Professor

Prof. Avi Goldstein

Associate Professor
Brain Research Building / Room 406
Reception Hours
Tuesday 10:00-11:00 By Appointment

    B.A., Psychology & Biology, Bar-Ilan University (1994)

    Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Bar-Ilan University (1999)
    Dissertation topic: "The effect of stimulus position in the visual field on word perception: psychophysical and cognitive manipulations"

    Post-Doctoral research at Beckman Institute and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1998-99), Cognitive Electrophysioloy, Event-Related Brain Potentials


    Recent Publications

    Sauer, A., Grent-'t-Jong, T., Wolf, M., Singer, W., Goldstein, A., Uhlhaas, P. (2023). Spectral and phase-coherence correlates of impaired auditory mismatch negativity (MMN) in schizophrenia: a MEG study. Schizophrenia Research, 261, 60-71.

    Korisky, A., Goldstein, A., Gordon, I, (2022). The dual neural effects of oxytocin in autistic youth: Results from a randomized trial. Scientific Reports, 12, 16304.

    Korisky, A., Gordon, I, Goldstein, A. (2022). Oxytocin impacts top-down and bottom-up social perception in adolescents with ASD: A MEG study of neural connectivity. Molecular Autism, 13, 36.

    Levy, J., Influss, M., Masalha, S., Goldstein, A., & Feldman, R. (2022) Dialogue intervention for youth amidst intractable conflict attenuates neural prejudice response and promotes adults' peacemaking. PNAS Nexus, pgac236,

    Herfurth, K., Harpaz, Y., Roesch, J., Mueller N., Walther, K., Pauli, E., Kaltenhaeuser, M., Goldstein, A., Hamer, H., Buchfelder, M., Dörfler, A., Prell, J., & Rampp, A. (2022). Localization of beta power decrease as measure for lateralization in pre-surgical language mapping with MEG, compared with fMRI and validated by Wada test. Frontiers Human Neuroscience. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2022.996989

    Reuveni, I., Herz, N., Peri, T., Schreiber, S., Harpaz, Y., Geisser, R., Bonne, O. & Goldstein, A. (2022). Neural oscillations while remembering traumatic memories in post-traumatic stress disorder. Clinical Neurophysiology, 139, 58-68.

    Korisky, A., Goldstein, A., Zaidel, A., & Gordon, I. (2022). Reduced sensitivity to curvature in adolescents diagnosed with ASD. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 92,101929.

    Zeev-Wolf, M., Dor-Ziderman, Y., Pratt, M., Goldstein, A., & Feldman, R. (2022). Investigating default mode network connectivity disruption in children of mothers with depression. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 220, 130-139. 1-10. doi:10.1192/bjp.2021.164

    Levy, J., Goldstein, A., Influss, M., Masalha, S. & Feldman, R. (2022). Neural rhythmic underpinnings of intergroup bias: Implications for peace-building attitudes and dialogue. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 17, 408-420. doi::/10.1093/scan/nsab106

    Dor-Ziderman, Y., Zeev-Wolf, M., Klein, E. H., Bar-Oz, D., Nitzan, U., Maoz, H., Segev, A., Goldstein, A., Koubi, M., Mendelovic, S., Gvirts, H. & Bloch, Y. (2021). High-gamma oscillations as neurocorrelates of ADHD: A MEG crossover placebo-controlled study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 137, 186-193.

    Balthazard, P., Berka, C., Berson, Y., Blader, S., Goldstein, A., Gordon, I., et al., (2021). Leadership and team processes: A Neuroscience perspective. Academy of Management Proceedings, 1, 13752.

    Dor-Ziderman, Y., Lutz, A., & Goldstein, A. (2019). Prediction-based neural mechanisms for shielding the self from existential threat. NeuroImage202, 116080.

    Arviv, O., Goldstein, A., & Shriki, O. (2019). Neuronal avalanches and time-frequency representations in stimulus-evoked activity. Scientific Reports9, 1-14.

    Research Interests

    • Cognitive and Affective Psychophysiology
    • Electromagnetic Brain Imaging
    • Hemispheric Functioning

    Last Updated Date : 15/02/2024