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Dr Christopher Brown PhD

Senior Lecturer Psychology

Publications

2021

Attentional modulation of neural dynamics in tactile perception of complex regional pain syndrome patients. (Journal article)

Defina, S., Niedernhuber, M., Shenker, N., Brown, C. A., & Bekinschtein, T. A. (2021). Attentional modulation of neural dynamics in tactile perception of complex regional pain syndrome patients.. The European journal of neuroscience. doi:10.1111/ejn.15387

DOI: 10.1111/ejn.15387

Inhibition of cortical somatosensory processing during and after low frequency peripheral nerve stimulation in humans (Journal article)

Hewitt, D., Byrne, A., Henderson, J., Newton-Fenner, A., Tyson-Carr, J., Fallon, N., . . . Stancak, A. (2021). Inhibition of cortical somatosensory processing during and after low frequency peripheral nerve stimulation in humans. CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 132(7), 1481-1495. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2021.03.024

DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2021.03.024

Alpha entrainment drives pain relief using visual stimulation in a sample of chronic pain patients: a proof-of-concept controlled study. (Journal article)

Lopez-Diaz, K., Henshaw, J., Casson, A. J., Brown, C. A., Taylor, J. R., Trujillo-Barreto, N. J., . . . Sivan, M. (2021). Alpha entrainment drives pain relief using visual stimulation in a sample of chronic pain patients: a proof-of-concept controlled study.. Neuroreport, 32(5), 394-398. doi:10.1097/wnr.0000000000001606

DOI: 10.1097/wnr.0000000000001606

Using EEG Alpha States to Understand Learning During Alpha Neurofeedback Training for Chronic Pain (Journal article)

Patel, K., Henshaw, J., Sutherland, H., Taylor, J. R., Casson, A. J., Lopez-Diaz, K., . . . Trujillo-Barreto, N. J. (2021). Using EEG Alpha States to Understand Learning During Alpha Neurofeedback Training for Chronic Pain. FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE, 14. doi:10.3389/fnins.2020.620666

DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2020.620666

A highly reproducible method for the measurement of [6-O-methyl-C-11]diprenorphine and its radio-metabolites based on solid-phase extraction and radio-high-pressure liquid chromatography (Journal article)

Fairclough, M., McMahon, A., Barnett, E., Matthews, J., Brown, C. A., & Jones, A. (2021). A highly reproducible method for the measurement of [6-O-methyl-C-11]diprenorphine and its radio-metabolites based on solid-phase extraction and radio-high-pressure liquid chromatography. JOURNAL OF LABELLED COMPOUNDS & RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS, 64(1), 30-39. doi:10.1002/jlcr.3886

DOI: 10.1002/jlcr.3886

2020

Individuals with chronic pain have the same response to placebo analgesia as healthy controls in terms of magnitude and reproducibility (Journal article)

Power, A., Brown, C. A., Sivan, M., Lenton, A., Rainey, T., El-Deredy, W., . . . Watson, A. (2020). Individuals with chronic pain have the same response to placebo analgesia as healthy controls in terms of magnitude and reproducibility. PAIN, 161(12), 2720-2730. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001966

DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001966

Effects of neurofeedback in the management of chronic pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials (Journal article)

Patel, K., Sutherland, H., Henshaw, J., Taylor, J. R., Brown, C. A., Casson, A. J., . . . Sivan, M. (2020). Effects of neurofeedback in the management of chronic pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAIN, 24(8), 1440-1457. doi:10.1002/ejp.1612

DOI: 10.1002/ejp.1612

Entraining Alpha Activity Using Visual Stimulation in Patients With Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Feasibility Study (Journal article)

Arendsen, L. J., Henshaw, J., Brown, C. A., Sivan, M., Taylor, J. R., Trujillo-Barreto, N. J., . . . Jones, A. K. P. (n.d.). Entraining Alpha Activity Using Visual Stimulation in Patients With Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Feasibility Study. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14. doi:10.3389/fnins.2020.00828

DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00828

Human Labour Pain is Influenced by the Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel K v6.4 Subunit (Journal article)

Lee, M. C., Nahorski, M. S., Hockley, J. R. F., Lu, V. B., Ison, G., Pattison, L. A., . . . Woods, C. G. (2020). Human Labor Pain Is Influenced by the Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel K(v)6.4 Subunit. CELL REPORTS, 32(3). doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107941

Model-Based Filtering of EEG Alpha Waves for Enhanced Accuracy in Dynamic Conditions and Artifact Detection (Conference Paper)

Casadei, V., Ferrero, R., & Brown, C. (2020). Model-Based Filtering of EEG Alpha Waves for Enhanced Accuracy in Dynamic Conditions and Artifact Detection. In 2020 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC). IEEE. doi:10.1109/i2mtc43012.2020.9128381

DOI: 10.1109/i2mtc43012.2020.9128381

Adverse effects of COVID-19-related lockdown on pain, physical activity and psychological well-being in people with chronic pain (Journal article)

Fallon, N., Brown, C., Twiddy, H., Brian, E., Frank, B., Nurmikko, T., & Stancak, A. (n.d.). Adverse effects of COVID-19-related lockdown on pain, physical activity and psychological well-being in people with chronic pain. British Journal of Pain, 204946372097370. doi:10.1177/2049463720973703

DOI: 10.1177/2049463720973703

2019

Sub-optimal learning of tactile-spatial predictions in patients with complex regional pain syndrome. (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., Scholtes, I., Shenker, N., & Lee, M. C. (2019). Sub-optimal learning of tactile-spatial predictions in patients with complex regional pain syndrome.. Pain. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001730

DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001730

A neurophysiological investigation of anticipation to pain in Parkinson's disease. (Journal article)

Martin, S. L., Jones, A. K. P., Brown, C. A., Kobylecki, C., & Silverdale, M. A. (2019). A neurophysiological investigation of anticipation to pain in Parkinson's disease.. The European journal of neuroscience. doi:10.1111/ejn.14559

DOI: 10.1111/ejn.14559

Flexible 3D-Printed EEG Electrodes (Journal article)

Velcescu, A., Lindley, A., Cursio, C., Krachunov, S., Beach, C., Brown, C. A., . . . Casson, A. J. (2019). Flexible 3D-Printed EEG Electrodes. SENSORS, 19(7). doi:10.3390/s19071650

DOI: 10.3390/s19071650

Neural representations of aversive value encoding in pain catastrophizers (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., Almarzouki, A., Brown, R. J., & Jones, A. (2019). Neural representations of aversive value encoding in pain catastrophizers. Neuroimage, 184, 508-519. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.052

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.052

Sensory Function and Pain Experience in Arthritis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and Pain-Free Volunteers A Cross-Sectional Study (Journal article)

Palmer, S., Bailey, J., Brown, C., Jones, A., & McCabe, C. S. (2019). Sensory Function and Pain Experience in Arthritis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and Pain-Free Volunteers A Cross-Sectional Study. CLINICAL JOURNAL OF PAIN, 35(11), 894-900. doi:10.1097/AJP.0000000000000751

DOI: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000751

2018

Predictive mechanisms linking brain opioids to chronic pain vulnerability and resilience (Journal article)

Jones, A. K. P., & Brown, C. A. (2018). Predictive mechanisms linking brain opioids to chronic pain vulnerability and resilience. BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY, 175(14), 2778-2790. doi:10.1111/bph.13840

DOI: 10.1111/bph.13840

ASSESSING PACING IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC WIDESPREAD PAIN USING ACCELEROMETRY AND AN ELECTRONIC PAIN DIARY (Conference Paper)

Shaikh, M., Brown, C., & Lee, M. (2018). ASSESSING PACING IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC WIDESPREAD PAIN USING ACCELEROMETRY AND AN ELECTRONIC PAIN DIARY. In RHEUMATOLOGY Vol. 57. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Cortical nociceptive processes are reduced by visual alpha-band entrainment in the human brain (Journal article)

Ecsy, K., Brown, C. A., & Jones, A. (2018). Cortical nociceptive processes are reduced by visual alpha-band entrainment in the human brain. European Journal of Pain, 22(3), 538-550. doi:10.1002/ejp.1136

DOI: 10.1002/ejp.1136

2017

Altered Neurocognitive Processing of Tactile Stimuli in Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Journal article)

Kuttikat, A., Noreika, V., Chennu, S., Shenker, N., Beckinstein, T., & Brown, C. A. (2017). Altered Neurocognitive Processing of Tactile Stimuli in Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Journal of Pain, 19(4), 395-409. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2017.11.008

DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.11.008

Negative expectations interfere with the analgesic effect of safety cues on pain perception by priming the cortical representation of pain in the midcingulate cortex (Journal article)

Almarzouki, A. F., Brown, C. A., Brown, R. J., Leung, M. H. K., & Jones, A. K. P. (2017). Negative expectations interfere with the analgesic effect of safety cues on pain perception by priming the cortical representation of pain in the midcingulate cortex. PLOS ONE, 12(6). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0180006

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180006

Anticipatory Brain Responses and Expectancy Effects on Pain: Theory, Research Findings and Functional Networks (Chapter)

Brown, C. (2017). Anticipatory Brain Responses and Expectancy Effects on Pain: Theory, Research Findings and Functional Networks. In Neuroimaging of Pain (pp. 123-152). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48046-6_6

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48046-6_6

Alpha-range visual and auditory stimulation reduces the perception of pain (Journal article)

Ecsy, K., Jones, A., & Brown, C. A. (2017). Alpha-range visual and auditory stimulation reduces the perception of pain. European Journal of Pain, 21(3), 562-572. doi:10.1002/ejp.960

DOI: 10.1002/ejp.960

2016

Reductions in co-contraction following neuromuscular re-education in people with knee osteoarthritis (Journal article)

Preece, S. J., Jones, R. K., Brown, C. A., Cacciatore, T. W., & Jones, A. K. P. (2016). Reductions in co-contraction following neuromuscular re-education in people with knee osteoarthritis. BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS, 17. doi:10.1186/s12891-016-1209-2

DOI: 10.1186/s12891-016-1209-2

Some Words Hurt More Than Others: Semantic Activation of Pain Concepts in Memory and Subsequent Experiences of Pain (Journal article)

Swannell, E. R., Brown, C. A., Jones, A. K. P., & Brown, R. J. (2016). Some Words Hurt More Than Others: Semantic Activation of Pain Concepts in Memory and Subsequent Experiences of Pain. JOURNAL OF PAIN, 17(3), 336-349. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2015.11.004

DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2015.11.004

Neurocognitive and Neuroplastic Mechanisms of Novel Clinical Signs in CRPS (Journal article)

Kuttikat, A., Noreika, V., Shenker, N., Chennu, S., Bekinschtein, T., & Brown, C. A. (2016). Neurocognitive and Neuroplastic Mechanisms of Novel Clinical Signs in CRPS. FRONTIERS IN HUMAN NEUROSCIENCE, 10. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00016

DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00016

2015

Striatal opioid receptor availability is related to acute and chronic pain perception in arthritis: does opioid adaptation increase resilience to chronic pain? (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., Matthews, J., Fairclough, M., McMahon, A., Barnett, E., Al-Kaysi, A., . . . Jones, A. K. P. (2015). Striatal opioid receptor availability is related to acute and chronic pain perception in arthritis: does opioid adaptation increase resilience to chronic pain?. PAIN, 156(11), 2267-2275. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000299

DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000299

CORTICAL REORGANISATION IN COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME AND DIGIT MISPERCEPTION - A HIGH DENSITY EEG STUDY (Conference Paper)

Kuttikat, A., Chennu, S., Noreika, V., Brown, C., Shenker, N., & Bekinschtein, T. (2015). CORTICAL REORGANISATION IN COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME AND DIGIT MISPERCEPTION - A HIGH DENSITY EEG STUDY. In ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES Vol. 74 (pp. 306). doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.1866

DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.1866

Pain Syndromes (Chapter)

Brown, C. A., Huneke, N. T. M., & Jones, A. K. P. (2015). Pain Syndromes. In Brain Mapping (pp. 1135-1141). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-397025-1.00141-x

DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-397025-1.00141-x

2014

P997: The role of pain catastrophising in the distorting effect of negative expectancy on pain-positive messages (Journal article)

Almarzouki, A., Brown, C., Brown, R., & Jones, A. (2014). P997: The role of pain catastrophising in the distorting effect of negative expectancy on pain-positive messages. Clinical Neurophysiology, 125, S313. doi:10.1016/s1388-2457(14)51033-4

DOI: 10.1016/s1388-2457(14)51033-4

When the brain expects pain: common neural responses to pain anticipation are related to clinical pain and distress in fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. K. P. (2014). When the brain expects pain: common neural responses to pain anticipation are related to clinical pain and distress in fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 39(4), 663-672. doi:10.1111/ejn.12420

DOI: 10.1111/ejn.12420

2013

Experimental Placebo Analgesia Changes Resting-State Alpha Oscillations (Journal article)

Huneke, N. T. M., Brown, C. A., Burford, E., Watson, A., Trujillo-Barreto, N. J., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. K. P. (2013). Experimental Placebo Analgesia Changes Resting-State Alpha Oscillations. PLOS ONE, 8(10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078278

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078278

DOES REDUCING CO-CONTRACTION DECREASE PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS? (Conference Paper)

Preece, S. J., Jones, R. K., Brown, C., Jones, A., & Cacciatore, T. (2013). DOES REDUCING CO-CONTRACTION DECREASE PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS?. In OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE Vol. 21 (pp. S106). doi:10.1016/j.joca.2013.02.223

DOI: 10.1016/j.joca.2013.02.223

Psychobiological Correlates of Improved Mental Health in Patients With Musculoskeletal Pain After a Mindfulness-based Pain Management Program (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., & Jones, A. K. P. (2013). Psychobiological Correlates of Improved Mental Health in Patients With Musculoskeletal Pain After a Mindfulness-based Pain Management Program. CLINICAL JOURNAL OF PAIN, 29(3), 233-244. doi:10.1097/AJP.0b013e31824c5d9f

DOI: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31824c5d9f

How does EEG Contribute to Our Understanding of the Placebo Response? (Chapter)

Jones, A., Brown, C., & El-Deredy, W. (2013). How does EEG Contribute to Our Understanding of the Placebo Response?. In Placebo and Pain (pp. 37-43). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-397928-5.00005-2

DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-397928-5.00005-2

Post-stroke shoulder pain: Nociceptive or neuropathic? (Journal article)

Jones, A. K. P. (2013). Post-stroke shoulder pain: Nociceptive or neuropathic?. PAIN, 154(2), 189. doi:10.1016/j.pain.2012.11.009

DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2012.11.009

2012

Role of Functional Brain Imaging in Understanding Rheumatic Pain (Journal article)

Jones, A. K. P., Huneke, N. T. M., Lloyd, D. M., Brown, C. A., & Watson, A. (2012). Role of Functional Brain Imaging in Understanding Rheumatic Pain. CURRENT RHEUMATOLOGY REPORTS, 14(6), 557-567. doi:10.1007/s11926-012-0287-x

DOI: 10.1007/s11926-012-0287-x

Mindfulness meditation-related pain relief: Evidence for unique brain mechanisms in the regulation of pain (Journal article)

Zeidan, F., Grant, J. A., Brown, C. A., McHaffie, J. G., & Coghill, R. C. (2012). Mindfulness meditation-related pain relief: Evidence for unique brain mechanisms in the regulation of pain. NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 520(2), 165-173. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2012.03.082

DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2012.03.082

Placebo analgesia: Cognitive influences on therapeutic outcome (Journal article)

Watson, A., Power, A., Brown, C., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. (2012). Placebo analgesia: Cognitive influences on therapeutic outcome. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 14(3). doi:10.1186/ar3783

DOI: 10.1186/ar3783

Placebo analgesia: cognitive influences on therapeutic outcome (Journal article)

Watson, A., Power, A., Brown, C., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. (2012). Placebo analgesia: cognitive influences on therapeutic outcome. ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY, 14(2). doi:10.1186/ar3783

DOI: 10.1186/ar3783

2011

Role of central neurophysiological systems in placebo analgesia and their relationships with cognitive processes mediating placebo responding (Journal article)

Brown, C., Watson, A., Morton, D., Power, A., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. (2011). Role of central neurophysiological systems in placebo analgesia and their relationships with cognitive processes mediating placebo responding. Future Neurology, 6(3), 389-398. doi:10.2217/fnl.11.21

DOI: 10.2217/fnl.11.21

Spatio-temporal dynamics of pain anticipation (Journal article)

Christopher, B. (n.d.). Spatio-temporal dynamics of pain anticipation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5. doi:10.3389/conf.fnhum.2011.207.00077

DOI: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2011.207.00077

2010

Attentional modulation of visual-evoked potentials by threat: Investigating the effect of evolutionary relevance (Journal article)

Brown, C., El-Deredy, W., & Blanchette, I. (2010). Attentional modulation of visual-evoked potentials by threat: Investigating the effect of evolutionary relevance. BRAIN AND COGNITION, 74(3), 281-287. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2010.08.008

DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2010.08.008

Meditation experience predicts less negative appraisal of pain: Electrophysiological evidence for the involvement of anticipatory neural responses (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., & Jones, A. K. P. (2010). Meditation experience predicts less negative appraisal of pain: Electrophysiological evidence for the involvement of anticipatory neural responses. PAIN, 150(3), 428-438. doi:10.1016/j.pain.2010.04.017

DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.04.017

Cognitive changes as a result of a single exposure to placebo (Journal article)

Morton, D. L., Brown, C. A., Watson, A., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. K. P. (2010). Cognitive changes as a result of a single exposure to placebo. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA, 48(7), 1958-1964. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.03.016

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.03.016

A response to O'Connell et al. letter "A failure of the review process? Comment on Ahsin et al. Clinical and endocrinological changes after electro-acupuncture treatment in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Pain 2009;147: 60-6" (Journal article)

Brown, C., & Jones, A. (2010). A response to O'Connell et al. letter "A failure of the review process? Comment on Ahsin et al. Clinical and endocrinological changes after electro-acupuncture treatment in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Pain 2009;147: 60-6". PAIN, 149(1), 161. doi:10.1016/j.pain.2010.02.003

DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.02.003

2009

Physiological mechanisms of acupuncture: Beyond placebo? (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., & Jones, A. K. P. (2009). Physiological mechanisms of acupuncture: Beyond placebo?. PAIN, 147(1-3), 11-12. doi:10.1016/j.pain.2009.09.014

DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2009.09.014

EXPERIMENTAL MODIFICATION OF EXPECTATIONS AND BELIEFS ABOUT PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA AND HEALTHY CONTROLS (Journal article)

Brown, C., & Jones, A. (2009). EXPERIMENTAL MODIFICATION OF EXPECTATIONS AND BELIEFS ABOUT PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA AND HEALTHY CONTROLS. RHEUMATOLOGY, 48, I97. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

2008

Dissociating nociceptive modulation by the duration of pain anticipation from unpredictability in the timing of pain (Journal article)

Clark, J. A., Brown, C. A., Jones, A. K. P., & El-Deredy, W. (2008). Dissociating nociceptive modulation by the duration of pain anticipation from unpredictability in the timing of pain. CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 119(12), 2870-2878. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2008.09.022

DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2008.09.022

Confidence in beliefs about pain predicts expectancy effects on pain perception and anticipatory processing in right anterior insula (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., Seymour, B., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. K. P. (2008). Confidence in beliefs about pain predicts expectancy effects on pain perception and anticipatory processing in right anterior insula. PAIN, 139(2), 324-332. doi:10.1016/j.pain.2008.04.028

DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2008.04.028

A role for midcingulate cortex in the interruptive effects of pain anticipation on attention. (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., & Jones, A. K. (2008). A role for midcingulate cortex in the interruptive effects of pain anticipation on attention.. Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, 119(10), 2370-2379. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2008.06.014

DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2008.06.014

Modulation of pain ratings by expectation and uncertainty: Behavioral characteristics and anticipatory neural correlates (Journal article)

Brown, C. A., Seymour, B., Boyle, Y., El-Deredy, W., & Jones, A. K. P. (2008). Modulation of pain ratings by expectation and uncertainty: Behavioral characteristics and anticipatory neural correlates. PAIN, 135(3), 240-250. doi:10.1016/j.pain.2007.05.022

DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2007.05.022