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 Lim J, Lo JC, Chee MWL. Assessing the benefits of napping and short rest breaks on processing speed in sleep-restricted adolescents. Journal of Sleep Research. 2017 Jan 27. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12497.
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 Lo JC, Lee SM, Teo LM, Lim J, Gooley JJ, Chee MWL. Neurobehavioral Impact of Successive Cycles of Sleep Restriction With and Without Naps in Adolescents. Sleep. 2016 Oct 20. 40(2): zsw042. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsw042.
 Kurniawan IT, Cousins JN, Chong PL, Chee MWL. Procedural performance following sleep deprivation remains impaired despite extended practice and an afternoon nap. Scientific Reports. 2016 Oct 26. 6:36001. doi: 10.1038/srep36001.
 Lo JC, Chong PL, Ganesan S, Leong RLF, Chee MWL. Sleep deprivation increases formation of false memory. Journal of Sleep Research. 2016 Dec 19. 25(6): 673-682.
 Lo JC, Bennion KA, Chee MWL. Sleep restriction can attenuate prioritization benefits on declarative memory consolidation. Journal of Sleep Research. 2016 Dec 19. 25(6): 664-672.
 Leong RLF, Lo JC, Sim SKY, Zheng H, Tandi J, Zhou J, Chee MWL. Longitudinal brain structure and cognitive changes over 8 years in an East Asian cohort. Neuroimage. 2016 Oct 11. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.10.016.
 Huang S, Deshpande A, Yeo SC, Lo JC, Chee MWL, Gooley JJ. Sleep Restriction Impairs Vocabulary Learning when Adolescents Cram for Exams. The Need for Sleep Study. SLEEP. 2016 Sep 1. 39(9): 1681-1690.
 Poh JH, Chong PL, Chee MWL. Sleepless Night, Restless Mind: Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Mind Wandering. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 2016 Jun 30. doi: 10.1037/xge0000207
 Wang C, Ong JL, Patanaik A, Zhou J, Chee MWL. Spontaneous eyelid closures link vigilance fluctuation with fMRI dynamic connectivity states. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016 Aug 10. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1523980113
 Massar SAA, Lim J, Sasmita KS, Chee MWL. Rewards Boost Sustained Attention through Higher Effort: A Value-based Decision Making Approach. Biological Psychology. 2016 Aug 4; 120: 21–27.
 Ong JL, Lo JC, Gooley JJ, Chee MW. EEG changes across multiple nights of sleep restriction and recovery in adolescents: The Need for Sleep study. SLEEP. 2016 Jun 1; 39(6):1233-1240.
 Lim J, Teng J, Wong KF, Chee MWL. Modulating rest-break length induces differential recruitment of automatic and controlled attentional processes upon task reengagement. Neuroimage. 2016 Mar 31; 134:64-73.
 Ong JL, Lo JC, Chee NIYN, Santostasi G, Paller KA, Zee PC, Chee MWL. Effects of phase-locked acoustic stimulation during a nap on EEG spectra and declarative memory consolidation. Sleep Medicine. 2016 Apr 1; 20:88-97.
 Chee MWL. Fragmented sleep and cortical thinning in old adults: time to wake up?. SLEEP. 2016 Jan 1; 39(1):
 Lo JC, Ong JL, Leong RL, Gooley JJ, Chee MWL. Cognitive Performance, Sleepiness, and Mood in Partially Sleep Deprived Adolescents: The Need for Sleep Study. SLEEP. 2016 Mar 1; 39(3): 687–698.
 Lo JC, Groeger JA, Cheng GH, Dijk DJ, Chee MWL. Self-reported sleep duration and cognitive performance in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine. 2016 Jan 1; 17:87-98.

Ng KK, Lo JC, Lim JKW, Chee MWL, Zhou J, Reduced functional segregation between the default mode network and the executive control network in healthy older adults: A longitudinal study. Neuroimage. 2016 Mar 19; 133:321-330.

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 Van Someren EJW, Cirelli C, Dijk DJ, Van Cauter E, Schwartz S, Chee MWL. Disrupted Sleep: From Molecules to Cognition. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2015 Oct 14; 35(41): 13889-13895.
 Kong D, Asplund CL, Ling A, Chee MWL. Increased automaticity and altered temporal preparation following sleep deprivation. SLEEP. 2015 Sep 1; 38(8):1219–1227.

Massar SAA and Chee MWL. Preserved calibration of persistence based on delay-timing distribution during sleep deprivation. Journal of Sleep Research. 2015 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12325.


Massar SAA, Libedinsky C, Weiyan C, Huettel SA, Chee MWL. Separate and overlapping brain areas encode subjective value during delay and effort discounting. Neuroimage. 2015 Jul 8; 120:104-113.


Chee MWL. Limitations on visual information processing in the sleep-deprived brain and their underlying mechanisms. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 2015 Feb 1; 1: 56-63.


Ong JL, Kong D, Chia TTY, Tandi J, Yeo BTT, Chee MWL. Co-activated yet disconnected—Neural correlates of eye closures when trying to stay awake. Neuroimage. 2015 May 24; doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.03.085.


Klauser P, Zhou J, Lim JK, Poh JS, Zheng H, Tng HY, Krishnan R, Lee J, Keefe RS, Adcock AR, Wood SJ, Fornito A, Chee MWL. Lack of Evidence for Regional Brain Volume or Cortical Thickness Abnormalities in Youths at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis: Findings From the Longitudinal Youth at Risk Study. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2015 May 4; doi:10.1093/schbul/sbv012.


Patanaik A, Kwoh CK, Chua EC, Gooley JJ, Chee MWL. Classifying Vulnerability to Sleep Deprivation Using Baseline Measures of Psychomotor Vigilance. SLEEP. 2015 May 1; 38(5): 723-734.


Yeo BTT, Tandi J, Chee MWL. Functional connectivity during rested wakefulness predicts vulnerability to sleep deprivation. Neuroimage. 2015 May 1; 111: 147-158.


Liu JC, Verhulst S, Massar SA, Chee MWL. Sleep deprived and sweating it out: the effects of total sleep deprivation on skin conductance reactivity to psychosocial stress. SLEEP. 2015 Jan 1;38(1):155–159.

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Patanaik A, Zagorodnov V, Kwoh CK, Chee MWL. Predicting vulnerability to sleep deprivation using diffusion model parameters. Journal of Sleep Research. 2014 Oct 23; 23(5):576-584. doi:10.1111/jsr.12166.


Yeo BTT, Krienen FM, Eickhoff SB, Yaakub SN, Fox PT, Buckner RL, Asplund CL, Chee MWL. Functional Specialization and Flexibility in Human Association Cortex. Cerebral Cortex. 2014 Sep 23. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu217


Lo JC, Loh KK, Zheng H, Sim SK, Chee MWL. Sleep duration and age-related changes in brain structure and cognitive performance. SLEEP. 2014 Jul 1; 37(7), 1171-1178.


Lo JC, Leong RLF, Loh KK, Derk-Jan D, Chee MWL. Young adults’ sleep duration on work days: differences between East and West. Frontiers in Neurology. 2014 May 28; 5:81. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00081


Lo JC, Sim SK, Chee MWL. Sleep reduces false memory in healthy older adults. SLEEP. 2014 Apr 1; 37(4), 665-671.


Liu JCJ, Mulick D, Chee MWL. Odd one out: social ostracism affects self-reported needs in both sleep-deprived and well-rested persons. Journal of Sleep Research. 2014 Mar 8. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12141


Kong DY, Asplund CL, Chee MWL. Sleep deprivation reduces the rate of rapid picture processing. Neuroimage. 2014 May 1; 91: 169–176.

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 Chee, MWL. Functional Imaging of Primary Insomnia: New Images and Fresh Opportunities. SLEEP. 2013 Sep 1; 36(9): 1273–1274. doi: 10.5665/sleep.2940.
 Yeo BTT, Krienen FM, Chee MWL, Buckner RL. Estimates of segregation and overlap of functional connectivity networks in the human cerebral cortex. Neuroimage. 2013 Nov 1; 88C, 212-227.

Ong JL, Asplund CL, Chia TTY and Chee MWL. Now you hear me, now you don't: eyelid closures as an indicator of auditory task disengagement. Sleep. 2013 Dec 1; 36(12), 1867-1874.


Yaakub SN, Dorairaj K, Poh JS, Asplund CL, Krishnan, R, Lee J, Keefe RS, Adcock A, Wood SJ, Chee MWL, Preserved working memory, altered brain activation in persons at-risk for psychosis. Am J Psychiatr. 2013 Nov 1. 170(11), 1297-307.


Asplund CL, Chee MWL. Time-on-task and sleep deprivation effects are evidenced in overlapping brain areas. Neuroimage. 2013 Nov 15; 82: 326–335.


Wee N, Asplund CL, Chee MWL. Sleep deprivation accelerates delay-related loss of visual short-term memories without affecting precision. Sleep. 2013 Jun 1; 36(6), 849–856.


Libedinsky C, Massar SAA, Ling A, Chee W, Huettel SA, Chee MWL. Sleep deprivation alters effort discounting but not delay discounting of monetary rewards. Sleep. 2013 Jun 1; 36(6), 899–904.


Lee Y, Chong MF-F, Liu JCJ, Libedinsky C, Gooley JJ, Chen S, Wu T, Tan V, Zhou M, Meaney MJ, Lee YS, and Chee MWL. Dietary disinhibition modulates neural valuation of food in the fed and fasted states. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013 Apr 3; 97(5):919-925.


Chee MWL. Sleep, Public Health and Wellness: The Elephant in the Room. The Annals of Academy of Medicine. 2013 Mar; 42(3):1-3.


Soon CS, Namburi P, Chee MW. Preparatory patterns of neural activity predict visual category search speed. Neuroimage. 2013 Feb 1; 66:215-222.

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Kong DY, Soon CS, Chee MWL. Functional imaging correlates of impaired distractor suppression following sleep deprivation. Neuroimage. 2012 May 15; 61(1): 50–55.


De Havas JA, Parimal S, Soon CS, Chee MWL. Sleep deprivation reduces default mode network connectivity and anti-correlation during rest and task performance. NeuroImage. 2012 Jan 16; 59(2): 1745-51.

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Feng L, Isaac V, Sim S, Ng TP, Krishnan K, Chee MWL. Associations between elevated homocysteine, cognitive impairment, and reduced white matter volume in healthy old adults. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2011 Dec 8.


Libedinsky C, Smith DV, Teng CS, Namburi P, Chen VW, Huettel SA, Chee MWL. Sleep deprivation alters valuation signals in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Frontiers in Behavorial Neuroscience. 2011 Oct. 24; 5:70.


Chee MWL, Goh CSF, Namburi P, Parimal S, Seidl KN, Kastner S. Effects of sleep deprivation on cortical activation during directed attention in the absence and presence of visual stimuli. Neuroimage. 2011 Sep. 15; 58(2):595–604.


Venkatraman V, Huettel SA, Chuah LYM, Payne JW, Chee MWL. Sleep Deprivation Biases the Neural Mechanisms Underlying Economic Preferences. Journal of Neuroscience. 2011 Mar 9. 31(10):3712-3718.


Kong DY, Soon CS, Chee MWL. Reduced visual processing capacity in sleep deprived persons. Neuroimage. 2011 Mar 15; 55(2):629-34.


Chen Y, Namburi P, Elliott LT, Heinzle J, Soon CS, Chee MW, Haynes JD. Cortical surface-based searchlight decoding. Neuroimage. 2010 May 15, 56(2):582-592.


Chee MW, Zheng H, Goh JO, Park D, Sutton BP. Brain structure in young and old East Asians and Westerners: Comparisons of structural volume and cortical thickness. J Cogn Neurosci. 2011 May; 23(5):1065-79.

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Chuah LY, Dolcos F, Chen AK, Zheng H, Parimal S, Chee MW. Sleep deprivation and interference by emotional distracters. Sleep. 2010 Oct 1;33(10):1305-13.


Chen KH, Chuah LY, Sim SK, Chee MW. Hippocampal region-specific contributions to memory performance in normal elderly. Brain Cogn. 2010 Apr. 72(3):400-7.


Chee MW, Tan JC. Lapsing when sleep deprived: Neural activation characteristics of resistant and vulnerable individuals. Neuroimage. 2010 Jun;51(2):835-43.

 Chee MW, Tan JC, Parimal S, Zagorodnov V. Sleep deprivation and its effects on object-selective attention. Neuroimage. 2010 Jan 15;49(2):1903-10.
 Sadananthan SA, Zheng W, Chee MW, Zagorodnov V. Skull stripping using graph cuts. Neuroimage. 2010 Jan 1;49(1):225-39.

Lim J, Tan JC, Parimal S, Dinges DF, Chee MW. Sleep deprivation impairs object-selective attention: a view from the ventral visual cortex. PLoS ONE. 2010 Feb 5;5(2):e9087.

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 Zheng W, Chee MW, Zagorodnov V. Improvement of brain segmentation accuracy by optimizing non-uniformity correction using N3. Neuroimage. 2009 Oct 15;48(1):73-83.
 Chua ZY, Zheng W, Chee MW, Zagorodnov V. Evaluation of performance metrics for bias field correction in MR brain images. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Jun;29(6):1271-9.
 Chuah LYM; Chong DL; Chen AK; Rekshan WR; Tan JC; Zheng H; Chee MWL. Donepezil improves episodic memory in young individuals vulnerable to the effects of sleep deprivation. SLEEP 2009;32(8):999-1010.
 Chee MWL, Chen KHM, Zheng H, Chan KPL, Isaac V, Sim SKY, Chuah LYM, Schuchinsky M, Fischl B and Ng TP. Cognitive function and brain structure correlations in healthy elderly East Asians. Neuroimage, 2009. 46(1):257-69.

Chee MW. fMR-Adaptation and the bilingual brain. Brain Lang. 2009 May-Jun;109(2-3):75-79.

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 Chuah LYM and Chee MWL. Cholinergic Augmentation Modulates Visual Task Performance in Sleep-Deprived Young Adults. Journal of Neuroscience. Oct 29, 2008. 28(44):11369 -11377.
 Chuah LY, Chee MW. Functional neuroimaging of sleep deprived healthy volunteers and persons with sleep disorders: a brief review. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008 Aug;37(8):689-6.

Chee MW, Chuah LY. Functional neuroimaging insights into how sleep and sleep deprivation affect memory and cognition. Curr Opin Neurol. 2008 Aug;21(4):417-23. Review.

 Sutton BP, Goh J, Hebrank A, Welsh RC, Chee MW, Park DC. Investigation and validation of intersite fMRI studies using the same imaging hardware. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Jul;28(1):21-8.
 Chee MW, Tan JC, Zheng H, Parimal S, Weissman DH, Zagorodnov V, and Dinges, DF. Lapsing during Sleep Deprivation Is Associated with Distributed Changes in Brain Activation. J Neurosci. 2008 May 21;28(21):5519-28.
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TALKS - 2007

 Doing Well by Sleeping Less? - Things You Suspected about Sleep Deprivation but were Afraid to Ask 22nd July 2007, 41st Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine
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 Chee MWL, Tan JC. Inter-relationships between attention, activation, fMR adaptation and long-term memory. NeuroImage 37 (2007), 1487-1495.
 Chee MWL, Chuah YML. Functional neuroimaging and behavioral correlate of capacity decline in visual short-term memory after sleep deprivation. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA) (2007); 104(22), 9487-9492.
 Venkatraman V, Chuah YML, Huettel SA, Chee MWL. Sleep deprivation elevates expectation of gains and attenuates response to losses following risky decisions. Sleep (2007)30:603-9.
 Goh JO, Chee MW, Tan JC, Venkatraman V, Hebrank A, Leshikar ED, Jenkins L, Sutton BP, Gutchess AH, Park DC. Age and culture modulate object processing and object-scene hinding in the ventral visual area. Cogn Affective Behav Neurosci.
 Lee K, Lim ZY, Yeong SH, Ng SF, Venkatraman V, Chee MW. Strategic differences in algebraic problem solving: Neuroanatomical correlates. Brain Res. 2007 Jun 25;1155:163-71.
 Gutchess AH, Hebrank A, Sutton BP, Leshikar E, Chee MW, Tan JC, Goh JO, Park DC. Contextual interference in recognition memory with age. Neuroimage. 2007 Apr 15;35(3):1338-47.
 Lim J, Choo WC, Chee MWL. Reproducibility of changes in behavior and fMRI activation associated with sleep deprivation in a working memory task. Sleep (2007) 30:61-70.
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 Chee MW. Dissociating language and word meaning in the bilingual brain. Trends Cogn Sci. 2006 10:527-9.
 Song GH, Venkatraman V, Ho KY, Chee MW, Yeoh KG, Wilder-Smith CH. Cortical effects of anticipation and endogenous modulation of visceral pain assessed by functional brain MRI in irritable bowel syndrome patients and healthy controls. Pain 2006 126:79-90
 Chuah YML, Venkatraman V, Dinges DF, Chee MWL. The neural basis of interindividual variability in inhibitory efficiency after sleep deprivation. J Neurosci 2006; 26(27): 7156-7162.
 Chee MWL, Chuah YML, Venkatraman V, Chan WY, Philip P , Dinges D. Functional imaging of working memory following normal sleep and after 24 and 35 h of sleep deprivation: Correlations of fronto-parietal activation with performance. Neuroimage 2006; 31(1): 419-428.
 Chee MWL, Goh JOS, Venkatraman V, Tan JC, Gutchess A, Sutton B, Hebrank A, Leshikar E, Park DC. Age related changes in object processing and contextual binding revealed using fMR-Adaptation. J Cog Neurosci 2006; 18(4): 495-507.
 Venkatraman V, Soon CS, Chee MWL, Ansari D. Effects of language switching on arithmetic: a bilingual fMRI study. J Cog Neurosci 2006; 18(1): 66-74.
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 Tan HY, Choo WC, Fones C, Chee MWL. Maintenance and manipulation processes within working memory in first episode schizophrenia studied with fMRI. Am J Psychiatr 2005; 162: 1849-1858.
 Choo WC, Lee WW, Venkatraman V, Sheu FS, Chee MWL. Dissociation of cortical regions modulated by both working memory load and sleep deprivation and by sleep deprivation alone. Neuroimage 2005; 25:579-87
 Venkatraman V, Chee MW, Ansari D. Neural correlates of symbolic and non-symbolic arithmetic. Neuropsychologia 2005; 43: 743-53.
 Chee MW. Brain differences between bilinguals of differing proficiency: an empirical look at an emotional issue. Singapore Med J 2005; 46: 49-53.
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 Goh, JOS, Soon CS, Park D, Gutchess A, Hebrank A, Chee MW. Cortical areas involved In object, background and object-background processing revealed with fMR-A. J Neurosci 2004; 24(45):10223-28.
 Chee MW, Soon CS, Lee HL, Pallier C. Left insula activation: a marker for language attainment in bilinguals. Proc Nat Acad Sci (USA) 2004 101(42); 15265-70.
 Chee MWL, Choo WC Functional imaging of working memory following 24 hours of total sleep deprivation. J Neurosci 2004 24(19) 4560-4567.
 Chee MWL, Goh J, Lim YH, Graham S, Lee K. Recognition memory for studied words is determined by cortical activation differences at encoding but not during retrieval. Neuroimage 2004 (22) 1456-1465.
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 Soon CS, Venkatraman V, Chee MWL. Stimulus Repetition and Hemodynamic Response Refractoriness in Event Related fMRI. Hum Brain Mapp 2003; 20(1): 1-12.
 Chee MW, Westphal C, Goh J., Graham S., Song AW. Word frequency and subsequent memory effects studied using event-related fMRI. Neuroimage 2003 20:1042-1051.
 Chee MW, Soon CS, Lee HL. Common and segregated neuronal networks for different languages revealed using functional magnetic resonance adaptation. J Cogn Neurosci 2003 15:85-97.
 Chee MW, Lee HL, Soon CS, Westphal C, Venkatraman V. Reproducibility of the word frequency effect: comparison of signal change and voxel counting. Neuroimage 2003 18:468-82.
 Chee MW, Venkatraman V, Westphal C, Siong SC. Comparison of block and event-related fMRI designs in evaluating the word-frequency effect. Hum Brain Mapp 2003 18:186-93.
 Chee MW, Soon CS. Seeing how we think about words using BOLD contrast fMR imaging. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003 32:490-4.
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 Chee MWL, Hon N, Caplan D, Lee HL, Goh J. Frequency of concrete words modulates prefrontal acitvation during semantic judgments. Neuroimage 2002 16:259-268.
 Chee MWL, Caplan D. Face encoding and psychometric testing in healthy dextrals with right hemisphere language. Neurology 2002; 59:1928-1934.
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 Chee MWL, Hon N, Lee HL, Soon CS. Relative language proficiency modulates BOLD signal change when bilinguals perform semantic judgments. Neuroimage 2001 13:1155-63.
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 Chee MWL, Weekes B, Lee KM, Soon CS, Schrieber A, Hoon JJ, Chee M. Overlap and dissociation of semantic processing of Chinese characters, English words, and pictures: evidence from fMRI. Neuroimage 2000 12:392-403.
 Chee MWL, Sriram N, Soon CS, Lee KM. Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and the implicit association of concepts and attributes. Neuroreport 2000; 11:135-140.
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 Chee MWL, Caplan D, Soon CS, Sriram N, Tan EWL, Thiel T. Weekes. B Processing of visually presented sentences in Mandarin and English studied with fMRI. Neuron 1999, 23:127-137.
 Chee MWL, Tan EWL, Thiel T. Mandarin and English single word processing studied with fMRI. J Neuroscience 1999 19:3050-3056.
 Chee MW, Buckner RL , O'Craven KM , Bergida R, Rosen BR, Savoy RL . Auditory and visual word processing studied with fMRI. Hum Brain Map 1999; 7(1):15-28.
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PUBLICATIONS - Prior to 1999

 Chee MW, Buckner RL, Savoy RL. Right hemisphere language in a neurologically normal dextral: a fMRI study. Neuroreport 1998; 9(15): 3499-3502.
 Ng SE, Lau TN, Hui FK, Chua GE, Lee WL, Chee MW, Chee TS, Boey HK. MRI of the fornix and mamillary body in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuroradiology 1997; 39(8):551-555.
 Chee MWL, Low S, Tan JSP, Lim W, Wong J. Hippocampal Volumetry using MRI: a cost- effective, validated solution. Epilepsia 1997; 38: 461-465.
 Chee MWL, Lo NK. Asymmetric hippocampal atrophy and extra-hippocampal epilepsy following refractory status epilepticus in an adult. J Neurol Sci 1997; 147:203-204.
 Chee MWL, Dinner DS, So NK. Speech and the dominant superior frontal gyrus: correlation of ictal symptoms, EEG and results of surgical resection. J Clin Neurophysiol 1997; 14(3):226-229.
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