Samu Taulu, D.Sc.

Associate Professor

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Nurminen J, Zhdanov A, Yeo W-J, Iivanainen J, Stephen J, Borna A, McKay J, Schwindt P, Taulu S, “The effect of spatial sampling on the resolution of the magnetostatic inverse problem”, submitted, available at

Yeo W-J, Yeo Y-R, Miller A, Taulu S, “On the non-uniqueness of the quasi-static magnetic forward problem and its impact on source current reconstruction”, submitted, available at

Zhdanov A, Nurminen J, Iivanainen, Taulu S, “A Minimum Assumption Approach to MEG Sensor Array Design”, Phys. Med. Biol. 2023; 68:175030.

Yeo W-J, Taulu S, Kutz J, “Efficient magnetometer sensor array selection for signal reconstruction and brain source localization”, submitted, available at

Yeatman J, Caffarra S, Clarke M, Ender S, Gijbels L, Jun Joo S, Kubota E, Kuhl P, Larson E, McCloy D, O’Brien G, Peterson E, Takada M, Taulu S, “Reading instruction causes changes in category-selective visual cortex”, submitted, available at

Nakamura M, Taulu S, Tachimori Y, Tomo Y, Kawashima T, Miura Y, Itatani M, Tobimatsu S, “Single-trial neuromagnetic analysis reveals somatosensory dysfunction in chronic Minamata disease”, NeuroImage: Clinical 2023; 38:103422 (12 pages)

Yeo W-J, Larson E, Iivanainen J, Borna A, McKay J, Stephen J, Schwindt P, Taulu S, “Effects of head modeling errors on the spatial frequency representation of MEG”, Phys. Med. Biol. 2023; 68:095022 (14 pages)

Clarke M, Bosseler A, Mizrahi J, Peterson E, Larson E, Meltzoff A, Kuhl P, Taulu S, “Infant brain imaging using magnetoencephalography: Challenges, solutions, and best practices”, Hum. Brain Mapp. 2022; 43:3609-3619.

Clarke M, Larson E, Peterson E, McCloy D, Bosseler A, Taulu S, “Improving localization accuracy of neural sources by pre-processing: Demonstration with Infant MEG data”, Front. Neurol. 2022; 13:827529.

Borna A, Iivanainen J, Carter T, McKay J, Taulu S, Stephen J, Schwindt P, “Cross-axis projection error in optically pumped magnetometers and its implication for magnetoencephalography systems”, Neuroimage. 2022; 118818.

Iivanainen J, Borna A, Zetter R, Carter T, Stephen J, McKay J, Parkkonen L, Taulu S, Schwindt P, “Calibration and localization of optically pumped magnetometers using electromagnetic coils”, Sensors. 2022; 22(8):3059.

Yeo W-J, Yeo Y-R, Taulu S, “Towards analytical calculation of the magnetic flux measured by magnetometers”, Physics Letters A. 2021; 127545.

Bosseler A, Clarke M, Tavabi K, Larson E, Hippe D, Taulu S, Kuhl P, “Using magnetoencephalography to examine word recognition, lateralization, and future language skills in 14-month-old infants”, Dev. Cogn. Neurosci. 2021; 47:100901.

Mittag M, Larson E, Clarke M, Taulu S, Kuhl P, “Auditory deficits in infants at risk for dyslexia during a linguistic sensitive period predict future language”, Neuroimage: Clinical. 2021; 30:102578.

Helle L, Nenonen J, Larson E, Simola J, Parkkonen L, Taulu S, “Extended signal-space separation method for improved interference suppression in MEG”, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 2020; 68(7):2211-2221.

Bourguignon M, Molinaro N, Lizarazu, Taulu S, Jousmäki V, Lallier M, Carreiras M, De Tiege X, “Neocortical activity tracks the hierarchical linguistic structures of self-produced speech during reading aloud”, NeuroImage. 2020; 216: 116788.

Clarke M, Larson E, Tavabi K, Taulu S, “Effectively combining temporal projection noise suppression methods in magnetoencephalography”, J. Neurosci. Methods. 2020; 341:108700.

Taulu S and Larson E, “Unified expression of the quasi-static electromagnetic field: demonstration with MEG and EEG signals”, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 2020; 68(3):992-1004.

Borna A, Carter T, Colombo A, Jau Y-Y, McKay J, Weisend M, Taulu S, Stephen J, Schwindt P, “Non-invasive functional-brain-imaging with an OPM-based magnetoencephalography system”, Plos One. 2020; 15(1):e0227684.

Taulu S, Simola J, Nenonen J, Parkkonen L, “Novel noise reduction methods”, in Supek S, Aine C (eds.) Magnetoencephalography. Springer, Cham. 2019;

Luoma J, Pekkonen E, Airaksinen K, Helle L, Nurminen J, Taulu S, Mäkelä J, “Spontaneous sensorimotor cortical activity is suppressed by deep brain stimulation in patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease”, Neurosci. Lett. 2018; 683:48-53.

Chang Y-C, Khan S, Taulu S, Kuperberg G, Brown E, Hämäläinen M, Temereanca S, “Left-lateralized contributions of saccades to cortical activity during a one-back word recognition task”, Front. Neural Circuits. 2018;

Meltzoff A, Ramirez R, Saby J, Larson E, Taulu S, Marshall P, “Infant brain responses to felt and observed touch of hands and feet: an MEG study”, Dev. Sci. 2018;

Hari R, Baillet S, Barnes G, Burgess R, Forss N, Gross J, Hämäläinen M, Jensen O, Kakigi R, Mauguière F, Nakasatio N, Puce A, Romani GL, Schnitzler A, and Taulu S, “Practical guidelines for magnetoencephalography (MEG): Report of an IFCN committee”, Clin. Neurophys. 2018; 129(8):1720-1747.

Larson E and Taulu S. “Reducing Sensor Noise in Multichannel Arrays Using Oversampled Temporal Projection”, IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2018; 65(5):1002-1013.

Jas M, Larson E, Engemann D, Leppäkangas J, Taulu S, Hämäläinen M, Gramfort A, “MEG/EEG group study with MNE: recommendations, quality assessments and best practices, Front. Neurosci. 2018;

van Klink N, van Rosmalen F, Nenonen J, Burnos S, Helle L, Taulu S, Furlong PL, Zijlmans M, Hillebrand A. “Automatic detection and visualization of MEG ripple oscillations in epilepsy”, NeuroImage: Clinical. 2017; 15:689-701.

Jha A, Litvak V, Taulu S, Thevathasan W, Hyam J, Foltynie T, Limousin P, Bogdanovic M, Zrinzo L, Green A, Aziz T, Friston K, Brown P. “Functional connectivity of the pedunculopontine nucleus and surrounding region in Parkinson’s disease”, Cereb. Cortex. 2017; 27(1): 54-67.

Larson E and Taulu S, “The importance of properly compensating for head movements during MEG acquisition across different age groups”, Brain Topogr. 2017; 30(2): 172-182.

Ramirez FN, Ramirez R, Clarke M, Taulu S, Kuhl P. “Speech discrimination in 11-month-old bilingual and monolingual infants: a magnetoencephalography study”, Dev. Sci. 2017; 20:e12427.

Rodin E, Taulu S, Funke M, Johnson M, Bornfleth H, Constantino T, “Magnetoencephalographic infraslow activity: A feasibility study”, J. Clin. Neurophys. 2016; 33(4): pp 350-358.

Airaksinen K, Lehti T, Nurminen J, Luoma J, Helle L, Taulu S, Pekkonen E, Makela JP, “Cortico-muscular coherence parallels coherence of postural tremor and MEG during static muscle contraction”, Neurosci. Lett. 2015; 18;602:22-6.

Airaksinen K, Makela JP, Nurminen J, Luoma J, Taulu S, Ahonen A, Pekkonen E, “Cortico-muscular coherence in advanced Parkinson’s disease with deep brain stimulation”, Clin. Neurophysiol. 2015; 126(4):748-55.

Medvedovsky M, Nenonen J, Koptelova A, Butorina A, Paetau R, Makela J, Ahonen A, Simola J, Gazit T, Taulu S, “Virtual MEG Helmet: Computer Simulation of an Approach to Neuromagnetic Field Sampling”, IEEE J. Biomed. Health Inform. 2015; 20(2):539-48.

Bosseler A, Taulu S, Pihko E, Mäkelä J, Imada T, Ahonen A, Kuhl P, “Theta brain rhythms index perceptual narrowing in infant speech perception”, Front. Psychol. 2013; 4:690 1-12

Nurminen J, Taulu S, Nenonen J, Helle L, Simola J, Ahonen A, “Improving MEG performance with additional tangential sensors,” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng, 2013; 60:2559-2566.

Nenonen J, Nurminen J, Kicic D, Bikmullina R, Lioumis P, Jousmäki V, Taulu S, Parkkonen L, Putaala M, and Kähkönen S, "Validation of head movement correction and spatiotemporal signal space separation in Magnetoencephalography”, Clin. Neurophys. 2012; 123:2180-2191.

Airaksinen K, Butorina A, Pekkonen E, Nurminen J, Taulu S, Ahonen A, Schnitzler A, Mäkelä J, "Somatomotor mu rhythm amplitude correlates with rigidity during DBS in Parkinsonian patients", Clin. Neurophys. 2012; 123:2010-2017.

Medvedovsky M, Taulu S, Gaily E, Metsähonkala L, Mäkelä J, Ekstein D, Kipervasser S, Neufeld M, Kramer U, Blomstedt G, Fried I, Karppinen A, Veshchev I, Roivainen R, Ben-Zeev B, Goldberg-Stern H, Wilenius J, Paetau R, “Sensitivity and specificity of seizure-onset zone estimation by ictal magnetoencephalography”, Epilepsia. 2012; 53:1649-1657.

Airaksinen K, Mäkelä J, Taulu S, Ahonen A, Nurminen J, Schnitzler A, and Pekkonen E, "Effects of DBS on auditory and somatosensory processing in Parkinson's disease", Hum. Brain Mapp. 2011; 32:1091-1099.

Nurminen J, Taulu S, and Okada Y, "Improving the performance of the signal space separation method by comprehensive spatial sampling", Phys. Med. Biol. 2010; 55:1491-1503.

Guo C, Li X, Taulu S, Wang W, and Weber DJ, "Real-Time Robust Signal Space Separation for Magnetoencephalography", IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 2010; 57(8): 1856-1866.

Song T, Cui L, Gaa K, Feffer L, Taulu S, Lee R, Huang M, "Signal space separation algorithm and its application on suppressing artifacts caused by vagus nerve stimulation for magnetoencephalography recordings", J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 2009; 26(6):392-400.

Vrba J, Taulu S, Nenonen J, and Ahonen A, "Signal Space Separation Beamformer", Brain Topogr. 2010; 23:128-133.

Medvedovsky M, Taulu S, Bikmullina R, Ahonen A, and Paetau R, "Fine tuning the correlation limit of spatio-temporal signal space separation for magnetoencephalography", J. Neurosci. Methods. 2009; 177:203-211.

Taulu S and Hari R, “Removal of magnetoencephalographic artifacts with temporal signal-space separation: Demonstration with single-trial auditory-evoked responses”, Hum. Brain Mapp. 2009; 30(5):1524-34.

Taulu S and Simola J, “Multipole-based coordinate representation of a magnetic multichannel signal and its application in source modeling”. Report TKK-F-A-855. 2008.

Nurminen J, Taulu S, and Okada Y, "Effects of sensor calibration, balancing and parametrization on the signal space separation method", Phys. Med. Biol. 2008; 53(7):1975-1987.

Medvedovsky M., Taulu S., Bikmullina R., Paetau R., "Artifact and head movement compensation in MEG", Neurology, Neurophysiology and Neuroscience. 2007; Oct 29:4.

Imada T, Zhang Y, Cheour M, Taulu S, Ahonen A, and Kuhl P, “Infant speech perception activates Broca's area: a developmental magnetoencephalography study”, Neuroreport. 2006; 17(10):957-962.

Taulu S and Simola J, “Spatiotemporal signal space separation method for rejecting nearby interference in MEG measurements”, Phys. Med. Biol. 2006; 51:1759-1768. .

Huotilainen M, Kujala A, Hotakainen M, Parkkonen L, Taulu S, Simola J, Nenonen J, Karjalainen M, and Näätänen R, “Short-term memory functions of the human fetus recorded with magnetoencephalography”, NeuroReport. 2005; 16(1):81-84.

Taulu S, Simola J, and Kajola M, “Applications of the Signal Space Separation Method”, IEEE Trans. Sign. Proc. 2005; 53(9):3359-3372. .

Taulu S and Kajola M, “Presentation of electromagnetic multichannel data: the signal space separation Method”, J. Appl. Phys. 2005; 97(12), 124905 (10 pages).

Taulu S, Simola J, Kajola M, “MEG Recordings of DC Fields Using the Signal Space Separation Method (SSS)”, Neurol. Clin. Neurophysiol. 2004; 2004:35.

Cheour M, Imada T, Taulu S, Ahonen A, Salonen J, and Kuhl P, “Magnetoencephalography is feasible for infant assessment of auditory discrimination”, Experimental Neurology. 2004; 190:44-51.

Taulu S, Kajola M, and Simola J, “Suppression of Interference and Artifacts by the Signal Space Separation Method”, Brain Topogr. 2004; 16:269-275.

Taulu S, Kajola M, Simola J, “The Signal Space Separation Method”, Biomed. Tech., vol. 48, 246-249 (2004).

Pihko E, Lauronen L, Wikström H, Taulu S, Nurminen J, Kivitie-Kallio S, and Okada Y, “Somatosensory evoked potentials and magnetic fields elicited by tactile stimulation of the hand during active and quiet sleep in newborns”, Clin. Neurophysiol., 2004; 115:448-455.

Uutela K, Taulu S, and Hämäläinen M, “Detecting and Correcting for Head Movements in Neuromagnetic Measurements”, NeuroImage. 2001; 14:1424-1431.