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Edmund C Lalor, PhD

Ed Lalor

Assistant Professor,
School of Engineering,
Trinity Centre for Bioengineering and
Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience

Contact Information

Printing House,
Trinity College Dublin,
College Green,
Dublin 2

Phone: +353-1-8961743
Lab Webpage:

Selected Publications

(For a full list see
  • Broderick MP, Anderson AJ, Di Liberto GM, Crosse MJ, Lalor EC (2018). Electrophysiological correlates of semantic dissimilarity reflect the comprehension of natural, narrative speech. Current Biology,
  • Di Liberto GM, Crosse MJ, Lalor EC (2018). Cortical measures of phoneme-level speech encoding correlate with the perceived clarity of natural speech. eNeuro, accepted.
  • Crosse MJ, Di Liberto GM, Lalor EC (2016). Eye can hear clearly now: inverse effectiveness in natural audiovisual speech processing relies on long-term crossmodal temporal integration. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(38): 9888-9895.
  • Loughnane GM, Newman DP, Bellgrove MA, Lalor EC, Kelly SP, O'Connell RG (2016). Target selection signals influence perceptual decisions by modulating the onset and rate of evidence accumulation. Current Biology, 26(4): 496-502.
  • Di Liberto GM, O'Sullivan JA, Lalor EC (2015). Low frequency cortical entrainment to speech reflects phonemic level processing. Current Biology, 25: 2457-2465.
  • Crosse MJ, Butler JS, Lalor EC (2015). Congruent visual speech enhances cortical entrainment to continuous auditory speech in noise-free conditions. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(42): 14195-14204.
  • O'Sullivan JA, Shamma SA, Lalor EC (2015). Evidence for neural computations of temporal coherence in an auditory scene and their enhancement during active listening. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(18): 7256-7263.
  • Dundon N, Dockree SP, Buckley V, Carton M, Clarke S, Lalor EC, Robertson IH, Dockree PM (2015). Impaired auditory selective attention ameliorated by cognitive training with graded exposure to noise in patients with traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychologia, 75(2015): 74-87.
  • Loughnane GM, Shanley JP, Lalor EC, O'Connell RG (2015). Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence of opposing lateral visuospatial asymmetries in the upper and lower visual fields. Cortex, 63(2015): 220-231.
  • Gonçalves NR, Whelan R, Foxe JJ, Lalor EC (2014). Towards obtaining spatiotemporally precise responses to continuous sensory stimuli in humans: a general linear modeling approach to EEG. NeuroImage, 97(2014): 196-205.
  • O'Sullivan JA, Power AJ, Mesgarani N, Rajaram S, Foxe JJ, Slaney M, Shinn-Cunningham BG, Shamma SA, Lalor EC (2015). Attentional selection in a multi-speaker environment can be decoded from single-trial EEG. Cerebral Cortex, 25(7): 1697-1706.
  • Frey HP, Molholm S, Lalor EC, Russo N, Foxe JJ (2013). Atypical cortical representation of peripheral visual space in children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. European Journal of Neuroscience, 38(1): 2125-2138.
  • Lalor EC, De Sanctis P, Krakowski MI, Foxe JJ (2012). Visual sensory processing deficits in schizophrenia: is there anything to the magnocellular account? Schizophrenia Research, 139(2012): 246-252. pdf
  • Whelan R, Conrod PJ, Poline JB, Lourdusamy A, Banaschewski T, Barker GJ, Bellgrove MA, Büchel C, Byrne M, Cummins TDR, Fauth-Bühler M, Flor H, Gallinat J, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Mann K, Martinot JL, Lalor EC, Lathrop M, Loth E, Nees F, Paus T, Rietschel M, Smolka MN, Spanagel R, Stephens DN, Struve M, Thyreau B, Vollstaedt-Klein S, Robbins TW, Schumann G, Garavan H, and the IMAGEN consortium (2012). Adolescent impulsivity phenotypes characterized by distinct brain networks. Nature Neuroscience, 15(6): 920-925.
  • Power AJ, Foxe JJ, Forde EJ, Reilly RB, Lalor EC (2012). At what time is the cocktail party? A late locus of selective attention to natural speech. European Journal of Neuroscience, 35(9): 1497-1503. pdf
  • Kelly SP, Lalor EC, Reilly RB, Foxe JJ (2006). Increases in alpha oscillatory power reflect an active retinotopic mechanism for distracter suppression during sustained visuospatial attention. Journal of Neurophysiology 95(6):3844-51. pdf
  • Lalor EC, Kelly SP, Finucane C, Burke R, Smith R, Reilly RB, McDarby G (2005). Steady-state VEP-based brain-computer interface control in an immersive 3d gaming environment. EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 2005(19):3156-3164. pdf
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