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Scholarly Publications

Faculty

Richard J. Davidson, Center Director

Recent Publications

Javaras, K. N., Armstrong, J. M., Klein, M. H., Essex, M. J., Davidson, R. J., Goldsmith, H. H. (in press). Sex Differences in the Relationship Between Childhood Self-Regulation and Adolescent Adiposity. Obesity. doi:10.1002/oby.22926. NIHMSID: 1600108
Lapate, R. C., Samaha, J., Rokers, B., Postle, B. R., Davidson, R. J. (in press). Perceptual metacognition of human faces is causally supported by function of the lateral prefrontal cortex. Communications Biology
Urban-Wojcik, E. J., Mumford, J. A., Almeida, D. M., Lachman, M. E., Ryff, C. D., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2020). Emodiversity, health, and well-being in the MIDUS daily diary study. Emotiondoi:10.1037/emo0000753. [Epub ahead of print]
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Recent Publications

Park, Y.R., Nix, R.L., Duncan, L.G., Coatsworth, J.D. and Greenberg, M.T. (2019). Unfolding Relations among Mindful Parenting, Recurrent Conflict, and Adolescents’ Externalizing and Internalizing Problems. Family Process. doi:10.1111/famp.12498. [Epub ahead of print]
Sacristan-Martin, O., Santed, M. A., Garcia-Campayo, J., Duncan, L. G., Bardacke, N., Fernandez-Alonso, C., ... Montero-Marin, J. (2019) A mindfulness and compassion-based programme applied to pregnant women and their partners to decrease depression symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 20, 654. PMCID: PMC6956498doi:10.1186/s13063-019-3739-z
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Recent Publications

Dunne, J, Thompson, E., & Schooler, J. (2019). Mindful meta-awareness: Sustained and non-propositional. Current Opinion in Psychology, 28.
Dunne, J. (in press). Pac-Man to the rescue: Conceptuality and non-conceptuality in the Dharmakīrtian Theory of Pseudo-Perception. Philosophy East & West.
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Recent Publications

Goldberg, S. B., Tanana, M., Imel, Z. E., Atkins, D. C., Hill, C. E., & Anderson, T. (2020). Can a computer detect interpersonal skills? Using machine learning to scale up the Facilitative Interpersonal Skills task. Psychotherapy Research. doi:10.1080/10503307.2020.1741047 [Epub ahead of print]
Goldberg, S. B., Pace, B. T., Nicholas, C. R., Raison, C. L., & Hutson, P. R. (2020). The experimental effects of psilocybin on symptoms of anxiety and depression: A meta-analysis. Psychiatry Research, 284, 112749.
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Recent Publications

Vigna, A.J., Poehlmann-Tynan, J. & Koenig, B.W. (2020). Is Self-Compassion Protective Among Sexual- and Gender-Minority Adolescents Across Racial Groups? Mindfulness 11, 800–815. doi:10.1007/s12671-019-01294-5
Poehlmann-Tynan, J., Cuthrell, H., Weymouth, L., Burnson, C., Frerks, L., Muentner, L., Holder, N., Milavetz, Z., Lauter, L., Hindt, L., Cohen, D., Davis, L., Schubert, E., & Shlafer, R. (2020). Multisite randomized efficacy trial of Sesame Street’s educational materials for young children with incarcerated parents. Development and Psychopathology, 1-17. doi:10.1017/S0954579419001792
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Recent Publications

Yaklin, S., Jain, R., Cole, SP., Raison, C., Rolin, D., Jain, S. (2020). HERO Wellness Scale: Examining a new mental wellness scale. Ann Clin Psychiatry, 32(1), 33-40.
Raison, C.L., Siu, C., Pikalov, A., Tocco, M., & Loebel, A. (2020). C-reactive protein and response to lurasidone treatment in children and adolescents with bipolar I depression: Results from a placebo-controlled trial. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 84, 269-274. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2019.12.010.
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Recent Publications

Pedersen, W. S., Kral, T. R. A., Rosenkranz, M. A., Mumford, J. A., Davidson, R. J. (2019). Increased BNST Reactivity to Affective Images is Associated with Greater α-Amylase Response to Social Stress. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(12), 1263-1272doi:10.1093/scan/nsaa010. PMCID: PMC7137719
Kral, T. R. A., Imhoff-Smith, T., Dean III, D. C., Grupe, D., Adluru, N., Patsenko, E., Mumford, J. A., Goldman, R., Rosenkrankz, M. A., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Mindfulness-based stress reduction-related changes in posterior cingulate resting state connectivity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience14(7), 777-787. doi:10.1093/scan/nsz050 PMCID: PMC6778831
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Recent Publications

Short, S. J., Willoughby, M. T., Camerota, M., Stephens, R. L., Steiner, R. J., Styner, M., & Gilmore, J. H. (2019). Individual differences in neonatal white matter are associated with executive function at 3 years of age. Brain Structure and Function, 224(9), 3159-3169. doi:10.1007/s00429-019-01955-0
Green, C. S., Bavelier, D., Kramer, A. F., Vinogradov, S.,… Short, S. J.,… Witt, C. M. (2019). Improving methodological standards in behavioral interventions for cognitive enhancement. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement3, 2-29. doi:10.1007/s41465-018-0115-y
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Scientists

Heather C. Abercrombie

Heather C. Abercrombie

Recent Publications

Plante, D. T., Birn, R. M., Walsh, E. C., Hoks, R. M., Cornejo, M. D., & Abercrombie, H. C. (2018). Reduced resting-state thalamostriatal functional connectivity is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness in persons with and without depressive disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders227, 517-520. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2017.11.054 PMCID: PMC5805569
Philippi, C. L., Cornejo, M. D., Frost, C. P., Walsh, E. C., Hoks, R. M., Birn, R., & Abercrombie, H. C. (2018). Neural and behavioral correlates of negative self-focused thought associated with depression. Human Brain Mapping39(5), 2246-2257. doi:10.1002/hbm.24003 PMCID: PMC5895491
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Cortland Dahl

Cortland Dahl

Recent Publications

Dahl, C. J. & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Mindfulness and the contemplative life: Pathways to connection, insight, and purpose. Current Opinion in Psychology, 28, 60-4doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2018.11.007 PMCID: Policy Exempt -- not a peer-reviewed research article.
Davidson, R. J. & Dahl, C. J. (2017). Outstanding challenges in scientific research on mindfulness and meditation. Perspectives on Psychological Science. 13(1), 62-65. doi: 10.1177/1745691617718358 Policy Exempt -- not a peer reviewed publication.
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Robin Goldman

Robin Goldman

Recent Publications

Adluru, N., Korponay, C., Norton, D. L., Goldman, R. I., & Davidson, R. J. (2020). BrainAGE and regional volumetric analysis of a Buddhist Monk: A longitudinal MRI case study. Neurocase, 26(2), 79-90. PMCID: PMC7150651. doi:10.1080/13554794.2020.1731553.
Korb, S., Goldman, R., Davidson, R. J., & Niedenthal, P.M. (2019). Increased medial prefrontal cortex and decreased zygomaticus activation in response to disliked smiles suggest top-down inhibition of facial mimicry. Frontiers in Psychology10, 1715 doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01715 PMCID: PMC6677088
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Dan Grupe

Dan Grupe

Recent Publications

Dennis, E. L., Disner, S. G., Fani, N., Salminen, L. E., Logue, M., Clarke, E. K., ... Morey, R. A. (in press). Altered White Matter Microstructural Organization in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder across 3,049 Adults: Results from the PGC-ENIGMA PTSD Consortium. Molecular Psychiatry. NIHMSID: 1062088 doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0631-x
Grupe, D. W., Hushek, B. A., Davis, K., Schoen, A. J., Wielgosz, J., Nitschke, J. B., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Elevated perceived threat is associated with reduced hippocampal volume in combat veterans. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 14888. PMCID: PMC6797706 doi:10.1038/s41598-01-51533-x
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Pelin Kesebir

Pelin Kesebir

Recent Publications

Kesebir, P., Gąsiorowska, A., Goldman, R., & Hirshberg, M. J., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Emotional Style Questionnaire: A multidimensional measure of healthy emotionality. Psychological Assessment, 31(10), 1234-1246. doi:10.1037/pas0000745 PMCID: PMC6776667
Goldberg, S. B., Flook, L., Hirshberg, M. J., Findley, D., Kesebir, P., Schaefer, S. M., & Davidson, R. J. (2017). Getting a grip on the handgrip task: Handgrip duration correlates with neuroticism but not conscientiousness. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1367. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01367 PMCID: PMC5554525
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Jeanette Mumford

Jeanette Mumford

Recent Publications

Urban-Wojcik, E. J., Mumford, J. A., Almeida, D. M., Lachman, M. E., Ryff, C. D., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2020). Emodiversity, health, and well-being in the MIDUS daily diary study. Emotiondoi:10.1037/emo0000753. [Epub ahead of print]
Pedersen, W. S., Kral, T. R. A., Rosenkranz, M. A., Mumford, J. A., Davidson, R. J. (2019). Increased BNST Reactivity to Affective Images is Associated with Greater α-Amylase Response to Social Stress. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(12), 1263-1272doi:10.1093/scan/nsaa010. PMCID: PMC7137719
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Stacey Schaefer

Stacey Schaefer

Recent Publications

Urban-Wojcik, E. J., Mumford, J. A., Almeida, D. M., Lachman, M. E., Ryff, C. D., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2020). Emodiversity, health, and well-being in the MIDUS daily diary study. Emotiondoi:10.1037/emo0000753. [Epub ahead of print]
Pedersen, W. S., Schaefer, S. M., Gresham, L. K., Lee, S. D., Kelly, M. P., Mumford, J. A., Oler, J. A., Davidson, R. J. (2020). Higher resting-state BNST-CeA connectivity is associated with greater corrugator supercilii reactivity to negatively valenced images. NeuroImage, 207116428. PMCID: PMC7058151 doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116428
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Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

Recent Publications

Wilson-Mendenhall, C., J. Dunne, & P. Condon. (2019). Achieving deep integration across disciplines: A process lens on investigating human flourishing. In N. Snow & D. Narvaez (Eds.), Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory: Self, Motivation, and Virtue Innovative Interdisciplinary Research. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. 
Wilson-Mendenhall, C. D. (2017). Constructing emotion through simulation. Current Opinion in Psychology, 17, 189-194. doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.07.015
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