Rex Eugene Jung, PhD

Dr. Rex Jung

Rex Eugene Jung, PhD


200, New Mexico, Clinical Psychology (#0880)
2004, #6708053, Brooks, Jung, et al., Biochemical Markers of Brain Function
1986, B.S. University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado (Cum Laude) 1996, M.S. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Thesis: Developmental Instability, Caffeine, and Memor 2001, Ph.D. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (APA Approved), Dissertation: Biochemical Markers of Intelligence and Cognition in Normal, Human Brain 2001, Internship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas (APA Approved), Departments: Neurosurgery and Behavioral Medicine 2001 – 2003, Post Doc, Department of Psychiatry Research, University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
2003- 2006, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Neurology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque 2006 – 2008, Research Scientist, The Mental Illness and Neuroscience Discovery (MIND), Institute, Domenici Hall, Albuquerque, NM 2008 – Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque 2011 – Present, Brain and Behavioral Associates, PC, President and Owner – Private Neuropsychology Practice
1994 – American Psychological Association – Division 40 (Neuropsychology) 2003 – International Society for Intelligence Research (ISIR) 2005 – American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN) 2015 – Founding Member – The Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity (tSfNC) 2017 – New Mexico Psychological Association 2017 – Heterodox Academy 2018 – Founding Member – Neuroscience of Intelligence and Cognitive Enhancement 2020 – American Psychological Association – Division 10 (Aesthetics, Creativity, and Arts)
2018 – Frontiers in Psychiatry – Neuroimaging and Stimulation – Associate Editor 2013 – Intelligence – Associate Editor 2014 – Public Library of Science ONE – Academic Editor
2017 – Neuropsychologia – Special Issue: Creativity and Intelligence 2018 – Current Opinions in Behavioral Sciences – Special Issue: Creativity

American Journal of Psychiatry, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Biological Psychiatry, BMC Neuroscience, Brain and Cognition, Brain Imaging and Behavior, Brain Research, Brain Stimulation, Brain Structure and Function, British Journal of Psychology, Cerebral Cortex, Cognition, Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cortex, European Journal of Personality, Experimental Neurology, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychology, Human Brain Mapping, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of Creative Behavior, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Molecular Psychiatry, Nature Protocols, Neurobiology of Aging, NeuroImage, Neuropsychologia, Neuropsychopharmacology, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, Neuroscience Letters, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London – B: Biological Sciences, Public Library of Science ONE, Psychiatry Research, Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, Psychology and Neuroscience, Psychological Science, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Review of General Psychology, Schizophrenia Bulletin, Scientific Reports, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Social Neuroscience, Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Trends in Cognitive Sciences

Austrian Science Fund, Israel Science Foundation, Lupus Foundation of America, John Templeton Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Science Foundation                                  


2009 – 2010 Member – Advanced Concepts Group, Sandia National Laboratory 2009 – Distinguished Senior Advisor – Positive Neuroscience Project; University of Pennsylvania & John Templeton Foundation 2010 – Member Review Group – WHO International Advisory Group for the Revision of ICD-10 Mental and Behavioral Disorders: Working Group on the Classification of Intellectual Disabilities 2011 – 2012, Secretary – Psychiatric MR Spectroscopy and Imaging Study Group: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2012 – Search Committee Member for Psychiatry Chair, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 2013 – 2013 Nominations and Elections Committee – International Society for Intelligence Research 2014 – 2017 Advisory Board Member – Imagination Institute; University of Pennsylvania and John Templeton Foundation 2019 – 2020 President – International Society for Intelligence Research (ISIR)
Dissertation Committee: Rebecca England, Ph.D. (Current) Massachusetts General Hospital, Mathew Euler, Ph.D. (Current) University of Utah, April Brown, Ph.D. Psychology, University of New Mexico Research Advisor: Tiffany Love, Ph.D. (Current) University of Utah, Shirley Smith Psychology, University of New Mexico, Rosalind Arden, Ph.D.(Current) King’s College, London, Robert Chavez (Current) University of Oregon, Rachael Grazioplene (Current) Yale University, Sephira Ryman(Current) Stanford University, Andrei Vakhtin (Current) Stanford University Clinical Advisor: Lynette Silva (Current), University of New Mexico, Brandon Kopald (Current) UC, San Francisco, Sephira Ryman (Current), Stanford University, Rebecca Avila-Rieger (Current) University of New Mexico

2007 – 2010, John Templeton Foundation #12456: The Neuroscience of Creativity Role: Principal Investigator; $600,770

2008, Blue Planet Software: The Neuroscience of Tetris Role: Principal Investigator; $90,000

2009 – 2011, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)/DOD, Brain Stimulation to Accelerate Learning of Threat Detection Phase II, Michael Weisend: PI $3,804,403, Role: Co-Investigator

2009 – 2012 National Institute of Mental Health #1P20 RR021938-01A2: Fronto-subcortical Disconnection Underlying Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia, Role: Principal Investigator; $920,937

2012, Johnson O’Connor Research Support Corporation: The Neuroscience of Aptitude, Role: Principal Investigator; $98,000

2012 – 2015, John Templeton Foundation #22156: The Neuroscience of Scientific Creativity, Role: Principal Investigator; $1,014,842

2014 – 2015, National Endowment for the Arts #14-3800-7003: Transfer Effects of Music on Brain Structure and Function Role: Co-Principal Investigator; $15,000

2014 – 2016, Johnson O’Connor Research Support, Corporation:The Neuroscience of Aptitude Role: Principal Investigator; $225,000

2016 – 2019, United States Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI): Predicting Performance from Network Data (David Dunson: PI). Role: Co-Principal Investigator; $48,438

2019 – 2021, Johnson O’Connor Research Support Corporation Continuation of The Neuroscience of Aptitude, Role: Principal Investigator, $200,000

Citation metrics (Google Scholar): h-index = 49; 10,000+ citations; 1+cited 100+times; 2+cited 200+times; 3+cited 300+times; 4+cited 400+times; 5+cited 500+times; 8+cited 800+times; 12+cited 1200+ times. 40 first author/corresponding author papers 1994 1. Giambra LM, Wise K, Rosenberg EH, Jung RE. (1994). The Influence of Caffeine Arousal on the Frequency of Task-Unrelated Image and Thought Intrusions. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality. 13(3): 215-223. 1995 2. Ciesielski KT, Waldorf AV, Jung RE. (1995). Anterior Brain Deficits in Chronic Alcoholism: Cause or Effect? Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 183(12):756-61. 1996 3. Giambra LM, Jung RE, Grodsky, A. (1996). Age Changes in Dream Recall in Adulthood. Dreaming, 6(1):17-31. 1998 4. 1+Friedman SD, Brooks WM, Jung RE, Hart BL, & Yeo RA. (1998) Proton MR Spectroscopic Findings Correspond to Neuropsychological Function in Traumatic Brain Injury. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 19(10):1879-1885. 1999 5. 1+Brooks WM, Jung RE, Ford CC, Greinel EJ, & Sibbitt WL. (1999). Relationship Between Neurometabolite Derangement & Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Journal of Rheumatology. 26(1):81-85. 6. Sibbitt WL Jr., Jung RE, Brooks WM. (1999) Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Comprehensive Therapy. 25(4):198-208. 7. 2+Friedman SD, Brooks WM, Jung RE, Chiulli SJ, Sloan JH, Montoya BT, Stidley CA, Hart BL, Yeo RA. (1999). Quantitative 1H-MRS Predicts Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurology. 52(7): 1384-1391. 8. 1+Jung RE, Brooks WM, Yeo RA, Chiulli SJ, Weers D, & Sibbitt WL. (1999). Biochemical Markers of Intelligence: A Proton MR Spectroscopy Study of Normal Human Brain. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London – Biological Sciences. 266(1426): 1375-1379. 9. Jung RE, Yeo RA, Chiulli SJ, Sibbitt WL, Weers DC, Hart BL, & Brooks WM. (1999). Biochemical Markers of Cognition: A Proton MR Spectroscopy Study of Normal Human Brain. Neuroreport. 10(6): 3327-3331. 2000 10. Jung RE, Yeo RA, Chiulli SJ, Sibbitt WL, & Brooks WM. (2000). Myths of Neuropsychology: Intelligence, Neurometabolism and Cognitive Ability. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 14(4): 535-545. 11. Jung RE, Yeo RA, Gangestad S. (2000). Developmental Instability Predicts Individual Variation in Verbal Memory Skill After Caffeine Ingestion. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology. 13(3):195-198. 12. 2+Brooks WM, Stidley CA, Petropoulos H, Jung RE, Weers DC, Friedman SD, Barlow MA, Sibbitt WL, & Yeo RA. (2000). Metabolic and cognitive response to human traumatic brain injury: a quantitative proton magnetic resonance study. Journal of Neurotrauma. 17(8): 629-640. 2001 13. Jung RE, Yeo RA, Sibbitt Jr. WL, Ford CC, Hart BL, & Brooks WM. (2001). Gerstmann Syndrome in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Neuropsychological, Neuroimaging and Spectroscopic Findings. Neurocase. 7(6): 101-107. 14. Bustillo JR, Lauriello J, Rowland L, Jung RE, Petropoulos H, Hart B, Blanchard J, Keith S, Brooks WM. (2001). Effects of Chronic Haloperidol and Clozapine Treatments on Frontal and Caudate Neurochemistry in Schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. 107(3): 135-149. 2002 15. Jung RE, Yeo RA, Love TM, Petropoulos H, Sibbitt WL, & Brooks WM. (2002). Biochemical Markers of Mood: A Proton MR Spectroscopy Study of Normal Human Brain. Biological Psychiatry. 51(3): 224-229. 2004 16. Hill DE, Ciesielski KT, Hart BL, & Jung RE. (2004). MRI Morphometric and Neuropsychological Correlates of Long-term Memory in Survivors of Childhood Leukemia. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 42(7): 611-7. 17. 5+Haier RJ, Jung RE, Yeo RA, Head K, & Alkire MT. (2004). Structural Brain Variation and General Intelligence. NeuroImage. 23(1):425-433. 2005 18. 2+Rowland LM, Bustillo JR, Mullins PG, Jung RE, Lenroot R, Landgraf E, Barrow R, Yeo RA, Lauriello J, & Brooks WM (2005). Effects of Ketamine on Anterior Cingulate Glutamatergic Activity in Healthy Humans: A 4.0T Proton MRS Study. American Journal of Psychiatry. 162(2):394-396. 19. 4+Haier RJ, Jung RE, Yeo RA, Head K, & Alkire MT. (2005). The neuroanatomy of general intelligence: sex matters. NeuroImage. 25(1): 320-327. 20. 1+Rowland LM, Astur RS, Jung RE, Bustillo JR, Lauriello J, & Yeo RA. (2005). Selective Cognitive Impairments Associated with NMDA Receptor Blockade in Humans. Neuropsychopharmacology. 30(3): 633-639. 21. 1+Mullins PG, Rowland LM, Jung RE, & Sibbitt WL. (2005). A novel technique to study the brain’s response to pain: Proton MRS. NeuroImage. 26(2):642-646. 22. Haier RJ, Jung RE, Yeo RA, Head K, & Alkire MT. (2005). Structural brain variation, age, and response time. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience. 5(2):246-251. 23. 1+Jung RE, Haier RJ, Yeo RA, Rowland LM, Petropoulos H, Levine AS, Sibbitt WL, & Brooks WM. (2005). Sex Differences in N-acetylaspartate Correlates of General Intelligence: A 1H-MRS Study of Normal Human Brain. NeuroImage. 26(3):965-972. 2006 24. Yeo RA, Brooks WM, Jung RE. (2006). NAA and Higher Cognitive Function in Humans. In Moffett J, Tieman S, Weinberger DR, Coyle JT, & Namboodiri AMA (Eds.). N-acetylaspartate: A Unique Neuronal Molecule in the Central Nervous System. Springer: New York. 25. Yeo RA, Phillips JP, Jung RE, Brown AJ, Campbell RC, & Brooks WM. (2006). Magnetic resonance spectroscopy detects brain injury and predicts cognitive functioning in children with brain injuries. Journal of Neurotrauma, 23(10):1427-35. 26. Yeo RA, Jung RE, Brooks WM. (2006). NAA and Higher Cognitive Function in Humans. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 576: 215-226. 27. Colom R, Jung RE, Haier RJ. (2006). Finding the General Factor of Intelligence (g) in the Brain. Intelligence, 34(6): 561-570. 28. 2+Gasparovic C, Song T, Devier D, Bockholt J, Caprihan A, Mullins PG, Posse S, Jung RE, & Morrison L. (2006). The use of tissue water as a concentration reference for proton spectroscopic imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 55(6):1219-26. 29. 2+Colom R, Jung RE, Haier RJ. (2006). Distributed Brain Sites for the g-factor of Intelligence. NeuroImage. 31(3):1359-65. 2007 30. 12+Jung RE, & Haier RJ. (2007). The Parieto-Frontal Integration Theory (P-FIT) of Intelligence: Converging Neuroimaging Evidence. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30(2): 135-154. Top 50 cited publication for this journal. 31. Haier RJ, & Jung RE (2007). Beautiful Minds (i.e. Brains) and the Neural Basis of Intelligence: Response to Commentaries. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30(2): 174-178. 32. 1+Colom R, Jung RE, Haier RJ. (2007). General Intelligence and memory span: Evidence for a common neuro-anatomic framework. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 24(8): 867-878. 33. Johnson W, Jung RE, & Haier RJ. (2007). Psychometric dimensions of cognition other than general intelligence correlate to regional brain structure. Intelligence. 36(1): 18-28. 2008 34. Haier RJ & Jung RE. (2008). Brain Imaging Studies of Intelligence and Creativity: What is the Picture for Education? Roeper Review, 30(3): 171-180. 35. Bustillo JR, Rowland LM, Jung RE, Brooks WM, Qualls C, Hammond R, Hart B, & Lauriello J. (2008) Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy during the first year of antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology, 33(10): 2456-66. 36. Franco AR, Ling J, Caprihan A, Calhoun VC, Jung RE, Heilman G, & Mayer AR, (2008). Multimodal and Multi-tissue Measures of Connectivity Revealed by Joint Independent Component Analysis. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 2(6): 986-997. 2009 37. 1+Segall JM, Turner JA, van Erp GM, White T, Bockholt HJ, Gollub RL, Ho BC, Magnotta V, Jung RE, McCarley RW, Schulz SC, Lauriello J, Clark VP, Voyvodic JT, Diaz MT, & Calhoun VD. (2009). Voxel-based Morphometric Multi-site Collaborative Study on Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35(1): 82-95. 38. 2+Haier RJ, Karama S, Leyba L, Jung RE. (2009). MRI assessment of cortical thickness and functional activity changes in adolescent girls following three months of practice on a visual-spatial task, BMC Research Notes, 2:174. Top 20 cited publication for this journal. 39. Jung RE, Gasparovic C, Chavez RS, Caprihan A, Barrow R, & Yeo RA. (2009). Imaging Intelligence with Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Intelligence, 37(2): 192-198. 40. 1+Colom R, Haier RJ, Head K, Alvarez-Linera J, Quiroga MA, Shih PC, & Jung RE, (2009). Gray Matter Correlates of Fluid, Crystallized, and Spatial Intelligence: Testing the P-FIT Model. Intelligence, 37(2): 124-135. 41. 1+White T, Magnotta V, Bockholt HJ, Williams S, Gollub RL, Mueller B, Ho BC, Jung RE, Clark VC, Lauriello J, Bustillo JR, Schulz SC, Andreasen NC, Calhoun VC, & Lim KO. (2009). Global White Matter Abnormalities in Schizophrenia: A Multicenter Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 37(1): 222-32. 42. Jung RE, Gasparovic C, Chavez RS, Flores RA, Smith SM, Caprihan A, Yeo RA, (2009), Biochemical Support for the “Threshold” Theory of Creativity: A Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study, Journal of Neuroscience, 29(16):5319-5325. 2010 43. Michael AM, Baum SA, Demerci O, Segall J, Jung RE, Clark VP, Bockholt HJ, Gollub RL, Roffman JL, Ho B, Andreasen NC, Lim KO, White T, Schulz SC, Calhoun VD. (2010). Does Function Follow Form?: Methods to Fuse Structural and Functional Brain Images Show Decreased Linkage in Schizophrenia, NeuroImage, 49(3):2626-37. 44. 3+Jung RE, Segall JM, Bockholt HJ, Chavez RS, Flores R, & Haier RJ. (2010). Neuroanatomy of Creativity, Human Brain Mapping, 31(3):398-409. 45. 1+Jung RE, Grazioplene R, Caprihan A, Chavez RS, & Haier RJ. (2010). White matter integrity, creativity, and psychopathology: Disentangling constructs with diffusion tensor imaging, Public Library of Science ONE, 5(3): e9818. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009818. 46. Jung RE, Segall JM, Grazioplene RG, Qualls C, Sibbitt WL, Roldan CA. (2010). Cortical Thickness and Subcortical Gray Matter Reductions in Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Public Library of Science ONE, 5(3): e9302. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009302 47. 1+Sponheim SR, Jung RE, Seidman LJ, Mesholam-Gateley R, Manoach DS, O’Leary DS, Ho BC, Andreasen NC, Lauriello J, Schulz SC. (2010). Cognitive Deficits in First-Episode and Chronic Schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 44(7): 421-8. 48. 1+Bustillo JR, Rowland LM, Mullins PG, Jung RE, Chen H, Qualls C, Hammond R, Brooks WM, & Lauriello J. (2010). 1H-MRS at 4 Tesla in Minimally Treated Early Schizophrenia. Molecular Psychiatry, 15(6): 629-36. 49. Brooks WM, Sibbit WL, Kornfeld M, Jung RE, Bankhurst AD, & Roldan CA (2010). The Histopathologic Associates of Neurometabolite Abnormalities in Fatal Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Arthritis and Rheumatism, 62(7): 2055-2063. 50. Jung RE, Caprihan A, Chavez RS, Flores RA, Sharrar J, Qualls C, Sibbitt WJ, Roldan CA. (2010). Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, BMC Neurology, 10(65):65. 51. 2+Arden R, Chavez RC, Grazioplene R, & Jung RE. (2010). Neuroimaging Creativity: a psychometric view. Behavioural Brain Research. 214(2):143-156. 2011 52. Colom R, Karama S, Jung RE, Haier RJ. (2011). Human Intelligence and Brain Networks. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 12(3): 489-501. 53. Yeo RA, Arden R, & Jung RE. (2011). Intelligence in Alzheimer’s Disease. Current Alzheimer’s Research, 8(4): 345-53. 54. Bullard L.M., Browning E.S., Clark V.P., Coffman B.A., Garcia C.M., Jung R.E., van der Merwe A.J., Paulson K.M., Vakhtin A.A, Wootton C.L., Weisend M.P. (2011). Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation’s Effect on Novice versus Experienced Learning, Experimental Brain Research, 213(1): 9-14. 55. Gasparovic C, Bedrick E, Mayer AR, Yeo RA, Calhoun VD, & Jung RE. (2011). Test-Retest Reliability of Short-Echo-Time Spectroscopic Imaging Data from Human Brain at 3T. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 66(2):324-332. 56. 8+Allen E, Erhardt E, Damaraju E, Gruner W, Segall J, Silva R, Havlicek M, Rachakonda S, Fries J, Kalyanam R, Michael A, Turner J, Eichele T, Adelsheim S, Bryan A, Bustillo J, Clark V, Feldstein S, Filbey F, Ford C, Hutchison K, Jung RE, Kiehl K, Kodituwakku P, Komesu Y, Mayer A, Pearlson G, Phillips J, Sadek J, Stevens M, Teuscher U, Thoma RJ, Calhoun VD. (2011). A Baseline for the Multivariate Comparison of Resting State Networks. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 5(2):1-23. Top 5 cited publication for this journal. 57. 1+Karama S, Colom R, Johnson W, Deary I, van der Maas H, Haier RJ, Jung RE, Lepage C, Ganjavi H, & Evans A (2011) Cortical Thickness Correlates of Cognitive Performance after Controlling for the General Factor of Intelligence. NeuroImage, 55(4):1443-53. 58. Ryman SG, Gasparovic C, Bedrick EJ, Flores RA, Marshall AN, Jung RE. (2011) Brain Biochemistry and Personality: A Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study. PLoS ONE, 6(11):e26758. 2012 59. Jung RE, Chaves RS, Flores RA, Qualls C, Sibbitt WJ, Roldan CA (2012). White Matter Correlates of Neuropsychological Dysfunction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. PLoS ONE, 7(1):e28373. 60. Lou L, Xu L, Jung RE, Pearlson G, Adali T, Calhoun V. (2012). Constrained Source Based Morphometry Identifies Structural Networks Associated with Default Mode Network, Brain Connectivity, 2(1):33-43. 61. 1+Segall J, Allen EA, Jung RE, Erhardt E, Arja S, Kiehl KA, and Calhoun VD, (2012). Correspondence between Structure and Function in the Human Brain at Rest, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 6(10):1-17. 62. Mayer AR, Teshiba TM, Franco AR, Shane M, Mannell MV, Stephen JM & Jung RE (2012). Modeling conflict and error in the medial frontal cortex, Human Brain Mapping, 33(12):2843-55. 2013 63. Jung RE & Haier RJ (2013). “Creativity and Intelligence: Brain networks that link and differentiate the expression of genius.” In O. Vartanian, A.S. Bristol, & J.C. Kaufman (Eds). The Neuroscience of Creativity. Cambridge University Press. 64. Jung RE & Ryman SG (2013) “Imaging Creativity.” In K.H. Kim, J.C. Kaufman, & J. Baer (Eds.), Creatively Gifted Students Are Not Like Other Gifted Students: Research, Theory, and Practice. Cambridge University Press. 65. Kulkarni V, Pudipeddi JS, Akoglu L, Vogelstein JT, Vogelstein J, Ryman S, Jung RE. (2013) Sex differences in the human connectome. In Imamura et al., (Eds.): Brain and Health Informatics 2013, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 8211:82-91 66. 2+Jung RE, Mead BS, Carrasco J, Flores RA. (2013). The structure of creative cognition in the human brain. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00330. Top 30 cited publication for this journal. 67. Roldan C, Sibbitt Jr. WL, Qualls C, Jung RE, Greene ER, Gasparovic CM, Hayek R, Charlton GA, & Crookston K. (2013). Libman-Sacks Endocarditis and Embolic Cerebrovascular Disease. Cardiovascular Imaging, 6(9): 973-983. 68. Vakhtin AA, Calhoun VC, Jung RE, Ford CC. (2013). Changes in Intrinsic Functional Brain Networks Following Blast-Induced Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Brain Injury, 27(11): 1304-10. 69. Stephen JM, Coffman BA, Jung RE, Bustillo JR, Aine CJ, Calhoun VD (2013). Using joint ICA to link MEG and DTI data applied to schizophrenia. NeuroImage, 83, 418-30. 70. Roncal WG, Koterba ZH, Mhembere D, Kleissas DM, Vogelstein JT, Burns R, Bowles AR, Donavos DK, Ryman S, Jung RE, Wu L, Calhoun V, Vogelstein RJ. (2013). MIGRAINE: MRI graph reliability analysis and inference for connectomics. GlobalISIP 2013 – Proceedings, 313-316 DOI: 10.1109/GlobalSIP.2013.6736878 71. Mhembere D, Roncal W, Sussman D, Priebe CE, Jung RE, Ryman SG, Vogelstein RJ, Vogelstein JT, Burns R, (2013) Computing scalable multivariate local invariants of large (brain-) graphs,” Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), 2013 IEEE , 12(3), 297-300. doi: 10.1109/GlobalSIP.2013.6736874 2014 72. Bertelli M, Salvador-Carulla L, Scuticchio D, Varrucciu N, Martinez-Leal R, Cooper SA, Simeonsson RJ, Deb S, Weber G, Jung R, et al., (2014). Moving Beyond Intelligence in the Revision of IDC-10: Specific Cognitive Functions in Intellectual Development Disorders. World Psychiatry, 13(1): 93-4. 73. Jung RE, Ryman SG, Vakhtin AA, Carrasco J, Wertz C, Flores RA. (2014). Subcortical Correlates of Individual Differences in Aptitude. PLoS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089425 74. Jung RE, (2014). Evolution, Creativity, Intelligence, and Madness: “Here be Dragons” Frontiers in Psychology, 5:784, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00784 75. Haier RJ, Karama S, Colom R, Jung RE, Johnson W. (2014). A Comment on “Fractionating Intelligence” and the peer review process, Intelligence, 46:323-332. 76. Haier RJ, Karama S, Colom R, Jung RE, Johnson W. (2014). Yes, but flaws remain. Intelligence, 46:341-344. 77. Ryman SG, van den Heuvel M, Yeo RA, Caprihan A, Carrasco J, Vakhtin A, Flores RA, Wertz C, Jung RE. (2014). Sex differences in the relationship between white matter connectivity and creativity, NeuroImage, 101:380-389. 78. Weiland, BJ, Sabbineni A, Calhoun VD, Welsh RC, Bryan AD, Jung RE, Mayer AR, Hutchison KE. (2014). Reduced Left Executive Control Network Functional Connectivity Is Associated with Alcohol Use Disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38(9):2445-2453. doi: 10.1111/acer.12505 79. Vahktin A, Ryman SG, Flores RA, Jung RE. (2014). Functional brain networks contributing to the Parieto-Frontal Integration Theory of intelligence, NeuroImage, 103:349-354. 2015 80. 1+Gupta CN, Calhoun VD, Rachkonda S, Chen J, Liu J, Segall J, Franke B, Zwiers MP, Arias-Vasquez A, Buitelaar J, Fischer SE, Fernandez G, van Erp TGM, Potkin S, Ford J, Mathalon D, McEwen S, Lee HJ, Mueller MA, Greve DN, Andreassen O, Agartz I, Gollub RL, Sponheim SR, Ehrlich S, Wang L, Pearlson G, Glahn DC, Sprooten E, Mayer AR, Stephen J, Jung RE, Canive J, Bustillo J, Turner JA. (2015). Patterns of gray matter abnormalities in schizophrenia based on an international mega-analysis, Schizophrenia Bulletin, 41(5):1133-42. 81. Grazioplene R, Ryman SG, Grey J, Aldo R, Jung RE, & DeYoung C. (2015). Subcortical intelligence: Caudate volume predicts IQ in healthy adults. Human Brain Mapping, 36(4): 1407-1. 82. Jung RE, Wertz C, Meadows CA, & Flores RA. (2015). Quantity yields quality when it comes to creativity: A brain and behavioral test of the equal-odds rule. Frontiers in Psychology, 25(6):864. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00864 83. Euler MJ, Weisend MP, Jung RE, Thoma RJ, & Yeo RA. (2015). Reliable Activation to Novel Stimuli Predicts Higher Fluid Intelligence. NeuroImage, 114(1):311-319. 84. Wu L, Calhoun VD, Jung RE, & Caprihan A. (2015). Connectivity-based Whole Brain Parcellation by Group ICA Reveals Tract Structures and Dysintegrity in Schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping, 36(11): 4681-701 2016 85. Beaty RE, Kaufman SB, Benedek M, Jung RE, Kenett Y, Jauk E, Neubauer A, Silvia PJ. (2016) Personality and Complex Brain Networks: The Role of Openness to Experience in Default Network Efficiency. Human Brain Mapping, 37(2): 773-9. 86. Yeo RA, Ryman SG, van den Heuvel M, Reus MA, Jung RE, Pommy J, Mayer AR, Ehrlich S, Schulz SC, Morrow EM, Manoach D, Ho B, Sponheim SR, Calhoun VD. (2016). Graph metrics of structural brain networks in individuals with schizophrenia and healthy controls: Group differences, relationships with intelligence, and genetics. JINS, 22(2): 240-249. 87. Bashwiner DM, Wertz CJ, Flores RA, Jung RE. (2016). Musical creativity “revealed” through brain structure: Interplay between motor, default mode and limbic networks. Scientific Reports, 6:20482, doi: 10.1038/srep20482 88. Jung RE, Flores RA, Hunter D. (2016). A new measure of imagination ability: Anatomical brain imaging correlates. Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00496. 89. Yeo RA, Ryman SG, Pommy J, Thoma RJ, & Jung RE. (2016). General cognitive ability and fluctuating asymmetry of brain surface area. Intelligence, 56:93-98. 90. Wu X, Jung RE, Zhang H. (2016). Neural underpinnings of divergent production of rules in numerical analogical reasoning. Biological Psychology, 117: 170-178. 91. Haier RJ & Jung RE. (2016). The Psychometric Brain. Psychological Inquiry, 27(3):218-19. 92. Ryman SG, Yeo RA, Witkiewitz K, Vakhtin AA, van den Heuvel MP, de Reus M, Flores RA, Wertz CJ, Meadows CA, Jung RE. (2016). Fronto-parietal gray matter and white matter efficiency differentially predict intelligence in males and females. Human Brain Mapping, 37(11): 4006-16. 93. Yeo RA, Ryman SG, van den Heuvel MP, de Reus MA, Pommy J, Seaman B, & Jung RE. (2016). Cognitive specialization for verbal versus spatial ability: Neural and behavioral correlates. Personality and Individual Differences, 102:60-67. 2017 94. Wang L, Durante D, Jung RE, Dunson DB. (2017). Bayesian Network-Response Regression. Bioinformatics, 33(12):1859-1866. 95. Bustillo JR, Patel V, Jones T, Jung RE, Payanait N, Qualls C, Canive J, Liu J, Bizozerro N, Calhoun V, Turner J, Gasparovic C. (2017). Risk-conferring glutamatergic genes and brain glutamate in schizophrenia. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 8: 79. 96. Gupta CN, Castro E, Rachakonda S, van Erp TGM, Potkin S, Ford JM, Mathalon D, Lee HJ, Mueller BA, Greve DN, Andreassen OA, Agartz I, Mayer AR, Stephen J, Jung RE, Bustillo J, Calhoun VD, & Turner JA. (2017). Biclustered Independent Component Analysis (B-ICA) for complex biomarker and subtype identification from structural magnetic resonance images in schizophrenia. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 8: 179. 97. Aine CJ, Bockholt HJ, Bustillo JR, Canive JM, Caprihan A, Gasparovic C, Hanlon FM, Jung RE, Lauriello J, Mayer AR, Perrone-Bizzozero N, Posse S, Stephen JM, Turner JA, Clark VP, Calhoun VD. (2017). Multimodal imaging of schizophrenia with MEG and MRI: Data release from a successful NIH COBRE. Neuroinformatics, 15(4):343-364. 98. Jung RE, & Meadows C. (2017). Sweet dreams are made of this: The role of openness in creativity and brain networks. Frontiers in Personality and Creativity, Gregory Feist & Roni Reiter-Palmon, & James Kaufman Eds. 2018 99. Kiar G, Bridgeford EW, Roncal WRG, Chandrashekhar V, Mhembere D, Ryman S, Zuo Z, Margulies DS, Craddock RC, Priebe CE, Jung RE, Calhoun VD, Caffo B, Burns R, Milham MP, Vogelstein JT. (2017). A High-Throughput Pipeline Identifies Robust Connectomes But Troublesome Variability. bioRxiv. 10.1101/188706 100. Jung RE, & Vartanian O. (Eds.) 2018. The Cambridge Handbook of the Neuroscience of Creativity. Cambridge, Great Britain. 101. Chen J, Calhoun VD, Lin D, Perrone-Bizzozero NI, Bustillo JR, Pearlson GD, Potkin SG, van Erp TGM, Macciardi F, Ehrlich S, Ho BC, Sponheim SR, Wang L, Stephen JM, Mayer AR, Hanlon FM, Jung RE, Clementz BA, Keshavan MS, Gershon ES, Sweeney JA, Tamminga CA, Andreassen OA, Agartz I, Westyle LT, Sui J, Du Y, Turner JA, Liu J. (2018) Shared genetic risk of schizophrenia and gray matter reduction in 6p22.1. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 45(1):222-232. 102. Genc E, Fraenz C, Schluter C, Friedrich P, Hossiep, Rudiger, Ling JM , Gunturkun O, & Jung RE. (2018). Diffusion markers of dendritic density and arborization in gray matter predict differences in intelligence. Nature Communications, 9(1):1905. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04268-8. 103. Beaty RE, & Jung RE, (2018). Interacting brain networks underlying creative cognition and artistic performance, Oxford Handbook on Spontaneous Thought, Kieran Fox & Kalina Christoff Eds. 104. Vartanian O, Wertz CJ, Flores RA, Beatty EL, Smith I, Blackler K, Lam Q, and Jung RE. (2018). Structural correlates of Openness and Intellect: Implications for the contribution of personality and creativity. Human Brain Mapping, 39(7): 2987-2996. 105. Haier RJ, Jung RE. (2018). The Parieto-Frontal Integration Theory. Contemporary Intellectual Assessment: Theories, Tests, and Issues, 219. 106. Roldan P, Jung RE, Sibbitt W, Qualls CR, Roldan RA. (2018). Correlation of neurocognitive function and brain lesion load on MRI in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A cross-sectional controlled study. Rheumatology International, 38(8):1539-1546. 107. Benedek, M, Jung RE, Vartanian O. (2018). The neural bases of creativity and intelligence: common ground and differences. Neuropsychologia, 118(A):1-3. 2019 108. Schmitz J, Fraenz C, Schluter C, Friedrich P, Jung RE, Gunturkun O, Genc E, Ocklenburg S. (2019). Hemispheric asymmetries in gray matter microstructure identified by neurite orientation dispersion and density imaging. NeuroImage, 189: 667-675. 109. Rahaman MA, Turner JA, Calhoun, VD, Gupta CN, Chen J, Liu J, van Erp TGM, Potkin S, Ford J, Mathalon D, McEwen S, Lee HJ, Lin W, Mueller BA, Greve DN, Andreassen O, Agartz I, Sponheim SR, Mayer AR, Stephen J, Jung RE, Canive J, Bustillo J. N-BiC: A method for multi-component and symptom biclustering of structural MRI Data: Application to schizophrenia. (2019). IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 110. Takeuchi H. Jung RE. Editorial Overview. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 27:iii-v. 111. Jung RE & Chohan MO. (2019). Three individual difference constructs, one converging concept: Adaptive problem solving in the human brain. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 27:163-168. 112. Jiang R, Calhoun VD, Cue Y, Qi S, Zhuo C, Li J, Jung RE, Yang J, Du Y, Jiang T, & Sui J. (2019). Multimodal data revealed different neurobiological correlates of intelligence between males and females. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 113. Jiang R, Calhoun VD, Zuo N, Jung RE, Lin D, Li J, Fan L, Qi S, Song M, Fu Z, Jiang T, & Sui J. (2019). Gender Differences in Connectome-based Predictions of Individualized Intelligence Quotient and Sub-domain Scores. Cerebral Cortex, 114. Wertz CJ, Chohan MO, Ramey SJ, Flores RA, Jung RE. (2019). White matter correlates of creative cognition in a normal cohort. NeuroImage, 208: 116293. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116293. 115. Wertz CJ, Chohan MO, Ramey SJ, Flores RA, Jung RE. (In Press). Neuroanatomy of creative achievement. NeuroImage, 2020 116. Vakamudi, K, Posse S, Jung RE, Cushnyr B, Chohan MO. (2019). Real-time Presurgical Resting-State fMRI in Patients with Brain Tumors: Quality Control and Comparison with Task-fMRI and Intra-Operative Mapping. Human Brain Mapping, 41(3): 797-814. 117. Jung, RE. (2020). A look back at pioneering theories of the creative brain. (In Anna Abraham, Ed). The Cambridge Handbook of the Imagination. Cambridge University Press. 118. Jung RE, Chohan MO. (In Press). Biochemical correlates of intelligence. The Cambridge Handbook of the Intelligence and Cognitive Neuroscience. Under Review 119. Fraenz, C, Schluter C, Friedrich P, Jung RE, Gunturkun O, & Genc E. (under review). Functional connectivity between brain regions nominated by parieto-frontal integration theory predicts interindividual differences in fluid intelligence. 120. Chen J, Bustillo J, Perrone-Bizzozero N, Canive J, Fu Z, Lin D, Pearlson G, Stephen J, Mayer A, Potkin S, van Erp T, Kochunov P, Hong E, Rowland L, Andreassen O, Agartz I, Westyle LT, Sui J, Du Y, Macciardi F, Hanlon F, Jung R, Turner J, Liu J. (under review). Evidence linking schizophrenia versus bipolar based genetic risk to fronto-parietal trascriptomics, functional connectivity, and cognition. 121. Bashwiner D, Bacon DK, Wertz CJ, Flores RA, Chohan MO, Jung RE. (under review). Resting state functional connectivity underlying musical creativity. 122. Chrysikou, EG, Jacial, C, Yaden, DB, Wintering, N. A., Jung, RE, & Newberg, A. (under review). Brain activity patterns during creative idea generation differ between eminent and non-eminent thinkers. 123. Chrysikou, EG, Wertz, C, Yaden, DB, Bacon, D, Wintering, NA, Jung, RE, & Newberg, A. (under review). Morphological brain differences predict creative performance in eminent and non-eminent thinkers. 124. Voronovich ZA, Vakamudi K, Posse S, Jung RE, Chohan MO. Segmental reorganization of the leg primary motor area. 125. Roldan CA, Sibbitt WL, Greene ER, Qualls CR, & Jung RE. Libman-Sacks endocarditis and associated cerebrovascular disease: The role of medical therapy. 126. Guha S, Jung RE, Dunson D. Predicting phenotypes from brain connection structure. 127. Bertelli M, Jung RE. IQ and Cognitive Functions. Textbook of Psychiatry for Intellectual Disability and Autism. 128. Jung RE, Wertz CJ, Ramey SJ, Flores RA, & Chohan MO. Subcortical contributions to higher cognitive function in tumor patients undergoing awake craniotomy.
  1. Jung RE, “Creativity and the Brain.” TEDxABQ, September 18, Albuquerque, NM.
  2. Jung RE, “Teaching through the prism of arts integration.” The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. October 26, 2011.
  3. Jung RE, “Beautiful Minds: The Enigma of Genius.” World Science Festival, Skirball Center, June 4, New York City, New York.
  1. Jung RE, “Network(s) of Creativity”, The Default Mode Network in Aesthetics and Creativity, The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University, New York, New York, February 7, 2014.
  2. Jung RE, “The Genius Debate: Identifying the Origins of Genius.” 92Y, New York, New York, March 6, 2014.  
  3. Jung RE, Kaufman SB, Beeman M. “What is Creative Genius?” Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen, CO. June 28, 2014.
  4. Jung RE, “Visualizing Creativity in the brain,” Kansas City Design Learning Challenge, Kansas City MO, June 22, 2015.
  5. Hsu S, Jung RE, McMahon D, Simonton DK, “Understanding Genius: An Unhurried Search for Wisdom.” The Helix Center, New York, New York, October 3, 2015.
  6. Jung RE, “Interacting Brain Networks Underlying Creative Cognition.” CogNovo Workshop: The Neural Basis for Creativity, Plymouth, United Kingdom, April, 29, 2016.
  7. Jung RE, Chohan MA, “Awake Brain Surgery: 100 years of neurosurgical oncology and brain mapping.” New Mexico Medical Society Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. January 10, 2019.
  8. Jung RE, “The Neuroscience of Creativity: How close are we to realistic implications for educators?” Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel. May 13, 2019.
  1. Nature: Helen Pilcher “Gray Matter Matters for Intellect”, 07/21/04.
  2. New Scientist: Linda Geddes “Creativity’s Complex Relationship with IQ”, 05/16/09.
  3. New Scientist: Linda Geddes “A Slow Mind May Nurture More Creative Ideas”, 03/27/10.
  4. New Scientist: Catherine de Lange “Creativity vies with Language in Brain”, 12/17/10.
  5. Nature: Linda Geddes “Human Brain Mapped in Unprecedented Detail”, 07/20/16.
  1. New York Times: “Charting Creativity: Signposts of a Hazy Territory” Patricia Cohen, 04/07/10.
  2. Newsweek: “The Creativity Crisis”, Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman, 07/10/10.
  3. The Washington Post: “Creativity can last well into old age, as long as creators stay open to new ideas”, Tara Bahrampour, 11/21/13
  4. Chicago Tribune: “7 Big Ideas from the Aspen Ideas Festival” Lara Weber, 07/03/14
  5. Health Magazine: “6 ways to be a Creative Genius” Barbara Stepko, 10/21/2014
  6. The Atlantic: “Scientists are more creative than you might imagine” Alexandra Ossola, 11/12/14
  7. Fortune: “Can electric ‘brain training’ devices make you smarter?” Jennifer Alsever, 11/17/15
  8. National Geographic: “What makes a genius?” Claudia Kalb, May 2017.


  1. BBC 4: Armand Leroi “What Makes us Human” (UK); 08/12/06
  2. CNN: “Genius – Quest for Extreme Brain Power”, (USA); 09/17/06, 10 p.m. ET.
  3. BBC 2: “Horizon – Battle of the Brains” (UK); 04/17/07. Discovery Channel (USA).
  4. NOVA: “How Smart Can we Get?” (USA); 10/24/12. PBS.
  5. BBC2: “Horizon – The Creative Brain: How Insight Works” (UK); 03/14/13
  1. On Being – Krista Tippett, American Public Media, “Creativity and the Everyday Brain” 03/22/12.
  2. To The Best of Our Knowledge, “The Neuroscience of Creativity”; 11/25/12.
  3. APA: Speaking of Psychology “The Neuroscience of Creativity” 05/05/14.
  4. The Guardian, “What is the nature of creativity?” 07/31/15
  1. The Daily Beast; Andrew Sullivan, “Rap Your Head Around This” 11/20/12,
  2. Psychology Today; John Allen, “Creativity, the Brain, and Evolution” 04/29/10,
  3. Scientific American Mind, Scott Barry Kaufman, “The Real Neuroscience of Creativity” 08/19/13
  4. Psychology Today, Dona Mathews, “Finding the Wonder of the Ordinary” 11/18/2014
  1. RE Jung, “My Little Man” 09/30/2013.
  2. RE Jung, “What Makes a Scientist Creative” 11/08/2013.
  3. RE Jung, “What is Genius in the Age of Information” 03/05/2015.
  4. RE Jung, “Foresight as a Measure of Fluency, Creativity, and Future Thinking” 09/01/2015
  5. Psychology Today, RE Jung, “Unwavering Faith” 03/05/19.