James Hartzell

James Hartzell

Postdoctoral Researcher

Functional and Structural MRI, Reading, Semantic Memory, Episodic Memory, Verbal Memory.

Tel.: +34 943 309 300 Ext.: 217


  • Hartzell, J.F., ( 2018 ) A Neuroscientist Explores the Sanskrit Effect. Scientific American Observations Blog.
  • Hartzell, J.F., ( 2018 ) Kālacakratantra and Vimalaprabhā. Chapter 5, The Intuitive Knowledge Chapter, Translation from Sanskrit and Tibetan, with annotations from Tibetan commentaries, edited by Robert A.F. Thurman, New York: Treasury of Buddhist Sciences Series, American Institute of Buddhist Studies and Columbia University Press.
  • Hartzell, J.F., Davis, B., Melcher, D., Miceli, G., Jovicich, J., Nath, T., Chatterjee Singh, N., Hasson, U., ( 2016 ) Brains of verbal memory specialists show anatomical differences in language, memory and visual systems. Neuroimage, 131 (1) 181–192. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.027
  • Hartzell, J.F., Tobia, M.J., Davis, B., Cashdollar N.M., & Hasson, U., ( 2015 ) Differential lateralization of hippocampal connectivity reflects features of recent context and ongoing demands: An examination of immediate post-task activity. Human Brain Mapping, 36 (2), 519–537. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.22644.
  • Hartzell, J.F., ( 2015 ) Kalkin Puṇḍarīka’s Vimalaprabhā on Kālacakrtantra 5.127. In Vilmalakirti´s House: Essays in Honor of Robert A. F. Thurman on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday, Wedemeyer C.K., Dunne, J.D. and Yarnall, T.F. (eds.), New York: American Institute of Buddhist Studies and Columbia University Press, pp. 193–236.
  • Hartzell, J.F., ( 2012 ) Buddhist Sanskrit Tantras: the samādhi of the ploughed row. in Pacific World: Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Third Series, no. 14, pp. 63-178