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What is the added value of studying the brain for understanding emotion?

Chiew KS, Dickerson KC, and Adcock RA.

In Davidson, Shackman, Fox, and Lapate (Eds.), The Nature of Emotion. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (In press)


Motivated Memory: Integrating Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Chiew, K., & Adcock, R. (2019). The Cambridge Handbook of Motivation and Learning (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology, pp. 517-546). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.10177/9781316823279.023

Enhancing activation in the right temporoparietal junction using theta-burst stimulation: Disambiguating between two hypotheses of top-down control of behavioral mimicry.

Duffy KA, Luber B, Adcock RA, Chartrand TL

PLoS One. 2019 Jan 25;14(1):e0211279. PMID: 30682141


Relating Sensory, Cognitive, and Neural Factors to Older Persons' Perceptions about Happiness: An Exploratory Study.

Horne AJ, Chiew KS, Zhuang J, George LK, Adcock RA, Potter GG, Lad EM, Cousins SW, Lin FR, Mamo SK, Chen NK, Maciejewski AJ, Duong Fernandez X, Whitson HE.

Aging Res. 2018 Dec 16;2018:4930385. PMID: 30652033

Large-Scale Network Topology Reveals Heterogeneity in Individuals With at Risk Mental State for Psychosis: Findings From the Longitudinal Youth-at-Risk Study.

Wang C, Lee J, Ho NF, Lim JKW, Poh JS, Rekhi G, Krishnan R, Keefe RSE, Adcock RA, Wood SJ, Fornito A, Chee MWL, Zhou J.

Cerebral Cortex. 2018 Dec 1;28(12):4234-4243. PMID: 29088373

Single Session Real-time fMRI Neurofeedback has a Lasting Impact on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Strategies.

MacDuffie, K.E., MacInness, J., Dickerson, K.C., Eddington, K.M., Strauman, T.J. and Adcock, R.A.

NeuroImage: Clinical. 2018 June 9;19:868-875. PMID: 29922575


Motivation and Memory.

Dickerson KC and Adcock RA.

In The Stevens’ Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Fourth Edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. March 23 2018:

Motivational valence alters memory formation without altering exploration of a real-life spatial environment.

Chiew, K.S., Hashemi, J., Gans, L.K., Lerebours, L., Clement, N.J., Vu, M.A.T., Sapiro, G., Heller, N.E. and Adcock, R.A.

PloS one. 2018 March 2013(3): e0193506.

Expected reward value and reward uncertainty have temporally dissociable effects on memory formation. 

Stanek, J.K., Dickerson, K.C., Chiew, K.S., Clement, N.J. and Adcock, R.A.

bioRxiv. 2018 March 11: 280164.


         Progressive Decline in Hippocampal CA1 Volume in Individuals at Ultra-High-Risk for Psychosis Who Do Not Remit: Findings from           the Longitudinal Youth at Risk Study.

         Ho NFHolt DJCheung MIglesias JEGoh AWang MLim JKde Souza JPoh JSSee YMAdcock RAWood SJChee                     MWLee JZhou J.

         Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 May;42(6):1361-1370. PMID: 28079061

Selectivity in Postencoding Connectivity with High-Level Visual Cortex Is Associated with Reward-Motivated Memory

Murty VP, Tompary A, Adcock RA, Davachi L.

J Neurosci. 2017 Jan 37(3):537-545. PMID: 28100737

Distinct medial temporal lobe network states as neural contexts for motivated memory formation.

Murty P and Adcock RA.

In Hannula and Duff (Eds.), The Hippocampus from Cells to Systems: Structure, Connectivity, and Functional Contributions to Memory and Flexible Cognition. New York: Springer. 2017. Chapter



Reward Anticipation Dynamics during Cognitive Control and Episodic Encoding: Implications for Dopamine.

Chiew KS, Stanek JK, Adcock RA.

Front Hum Neurosci. 2016 Nov 1;10:555. PMID: 27847474


Disrupted salience network functional connectivity and white-matter microstructure in persons at risk for psychosis: findings from the LYRIKS study.

Wang C, Ji F, Hong Z, Poh JS, Krishnan R, Lee J, Rekhi G, Keefe RS, Adcock RA, Wood SJ, Fornito A, Pasternak O, Chee MW, Zhou J.

Psychological Medicine. 2016 Jul 11:1-13. PMID: 27396386


Individual differences in regulatory focus predict neural response to reward.

Scult MA, Knodt AR, Hanson JL, Ryoo M, Adcock RA, Hariri AR, Strauman TJ.

Social Neuroscience. 2016 Apr 30:1-11. PMID: 27074863


Cognitive Neurostimulation: Learning to Volitionally Sustain Ventral Tegmental Area Activation.

MacInnes JJ*, Dickerson K*, Chen NK, Adcock RA.

Neuron. Mar 3, 2016


Distinct medial temporal networks encode surprise during motivation by reward versus punishment.

Murty VP, LaBar KS, Adcock RA.

Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Feb 5, 2016


Hippocampus and prefrontal cortex predict distinct timescales of activation in the human ventral tegmental area.

Murty VP, Ballard IC, Adcock RA.

Cerebral Cortex. Jan 29, 2016


Hippocampal and Insular Response to Smoking-Related Environments: Neuroimaging Evidence for Drug Context Effects in Nicotine Dependence.

McClernon FJ, Conklin CA, Kozink RV, Adcock RA, Sweitzer MM, AddicottMA, Chou Y, Chen N, Hallyburton MB, DeVito AM. 

Neuropsychopharmacology. 41(3):877-85. 2016.


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.

Klauser P, Zhou J, Lim JK, Poh JS, Zheng H, Tng HY, Krishnan R, Lee J, Keefe RS, Adcock RA, Wood SJ, Fornito A, Chee MW. 

Schizophr Bull. 41(6):1285-93. 2015.




ADHD, altered dopamine neurotransmission, and disrupted reinforcement processes: implications for smoking and nicotine dependence.

Kollins SH, Adcock RA.

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 3;52:70-8. 2014.

Enriched encoding: reward motivation organizes cortical networks for hippocampal detection of unexpected events.

Murty VP, Adcock RA.

Cerebral Cortex. 2014 Aug;24(8):2160-8 PMID: 23529005


Mechanisms of Motivation-Cognition Interaction: Challenges and Opportunities.

Braver TS, Krug MK, Chiew KS, Kool W, Clement NJ, Adcock RA, Barch DM, Botvinick M, Carver CS, Cools R, Custers R, Dickinson AR, Dweck CS, Fishbach A, Gollwitzer PM, Hess TM, Isaacowitz DM, Mather M, Murayama K, Pessoa L, Samanez-Larkin GR, Somerville LH, for the MOMCAI group.

Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. 14(2):443-72. 2014.


Context Matters: The structure of task goals affects accuracy in multiple-target visual search.

Clark K, Cain MS, Adcock RA, Mitroff SR.

Applied Ergonomics. 45(3):528-33. 2014.


Resting-state analysis of the ventral tegmental area and substantia nigra reveals differential connectivity with the prefrontal cortex.

Murty VP, Shermohammed M, Smith DV, Carter RM, Huettel SA, Adcock RA. 

Neuroimage. 100:580-9. 2014.




Altered Striatal Functional Connectivity in Subjects With an At-Risk Mental State for Psychosis.

Dandash O, Fornito A, Lee J, Keefe RS, Chee MW, Adcock RA, Pantelis C, Wood SJ, Harrison BJ.

Schizophrenia Bulletin. 40(4):904-13. 2013.


Hippocampal networks habituate as novelty accumulates.

Murty VP, Ballard IC, MacDuffie K, Krebs RM, Adcock RA.

Learning and Memory. 20: 229-235. 2013.


Preserved working memory, altered brain activation in persons at risk of schizophrenia.

Yaakub SN, Dorairaj K, Poh JS, Asplund CL, Krishnan R, Lee J, Keefe RSE, Adcock RA, Wood SJ, Chee MWL.

American Journal of Psychiatry. 170(11):1297-307. 2013.


Reward motivation organizes cortical networks to enhance hippocampal encoding of unexpected events.

Murty VP, Adcock RA.

Cerebral Cortex. 24(8):2160-8. 2013.


Size matters: How age and reaching experiences shape infants' preferences for different sized objects.

Libertus K, Gibson J, Hidayatallah NZ, Hirtle J, Adcock RA, Needham A.

Infant Behavior and Development. 36(2): 189-198. 2013.




Threat of Punishment Motivates Memory Encoding via Amygdala, not Midbrain, Interactions with the Medial Temporal Lobe.

Murty V, LaBar KS, Adcock RA.

Journal of Neuroscience. 32(26):8969-76. 2012.




Reprint of: fMRI studies of successful emotional memory encoding: a quantitative meta-analysis.

Murty VP, Ritchey M, Adcock RA, Labar KS.

Neuropsychologia. 49(4):695-705. 2011.


Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex drives mesolimbic dopaminergic regions to initiate motivated behavior.

Ballard IC, Murty VP, Carter RM, Macinnes JJ, Huettel SA, Adcock RA.

Journal of Neuroscience. 31(28):10340-6. 2011.


Is all motivation good for learning? Dissociable influences of approach and avoidance motivation in declarative memory.

Murty V, LaBar KS, Hamilton DA, Adcock RA.

Learning and Memory.  18(11):712-7. 2011.




Timing is Everything: Neural Response Dynamics During Syllable Processing and its Relation to Higher-Order Cognition in Schizophrenia and Healthy Comparison Subjects.

Dale CL, Findlay AM, Adcock RA, Vertinski M, Fisher M, Genevsky A, Aldebot S, Subramaniam K, Luks TL, Simpson GV, Nagarajan SS, Vinogradov S.

International Journal of Psychophysiology, 75(2):183-93, 2010.

Functional Significance of Striatal Responses During Episodic Decisions: Recovery or Goal Attainment?

Han S, Huettel SA, Raposo A, Adcock RA, and Dobbins I.

Journal of Neuroscience. 30(13):4767-75. 2010.


Electrophysiological and Diffusion-Tensor Imaging Evidence of Delayed Corollary Discharges in Patients with Schizophrenia.

Whitford TJ, Mathalon DH, Shenton ME, Roach BJ, Bammer R, Faustman WO, Adcock RA, Bouix S, Kubicki M, De Siebenthal J, Rausch AC, Schneiderman JS, Ford JM.

Psychological Medicine. Jul 22:1-11. 2010


fMRI studies of successful emotional memory encoding: A quantitative meta-analysis.         

Murty VP, Ritchey M, Adcock RA, Labar KS.

Neuropsychologia. 48(12):3459-69. 2010.


Dopamine and adaptive memory.

Shohamy D, Adcock RA.

Trends in Cognitive Science 14(10):464-472, 2010. Review.




When Top-Down Meets Bottom-Up: Auditory Training Enhances Verbal Memory in Schizophrenia.

Adcock RA, Dale C, Fisher M, Aldebot S, Genevsky A, Simpson GV, Nagarajan S, Vinogradov S.

Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35(6):1132-41, 2009.


Activation in the VTA and Nucleus Accumbens Increases in Anticipation of Both Gains and Losses.

Carter RM, MacInnes JJ, Huettel SA, Adcock RA.

Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 3:21, 2009.                                         

For commentary: Seo, H Ambivalent Dopamine. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4, 2010.




Reward-Motivated Learning: Mesolimbic Activation Precedes Memory Formation.

Adcock RA, Thangavel A, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Knutson B, and Gabrieli JDE.  

Neuron, 50(3):507-17, 2006.


Remembrance of Rewards Past. 

Knutson B, Adcock RA.

Neuron, 45(3):331-2, 2005.




Functional Neuroanatomy of Executive Processes Involved in Dual-Task Performance.

Adcock RA, Constable RT, Gore JC, Goldman-Rakic PS. 

PNAS U S A, 97(7):3567-72, 2000.




Heterarchical Organization of Human Prefrontal Cortex:  Evidence from Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Adcock RA.

Doctoral Thesis, Yale University. 1999.




Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and Cardiovascular Responses to Stress.

Lane JD, Adcock RA, Burnett RE. 

Psychophysiology, 29(4):461-70, 1992.




Caffeine Effects on Cardiovascular and Neuroendocrine Responses to Acute Psychosocial Stress and their Relationship to Level of Habitual Caffeine Consumption.

Lane JD, Adcock RA, Williams RB, Kuhn CM. 

Psychosomatic Medicine, 52(3):320-36, 1990.

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