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Scholarly Publications

Faculty

Richard J. Davidson, Center Director

Recent Publications

Pace, T. W. W., Zeiders, K. H., Cook, S., Sarsar, E., Hoyt, L. T., Mirin, N., Wood, E. P., Tatar, R., & Davidson, R. J. (in press). Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of an App-Based Meditation Intervention to Decrease Firefighter Psychological Distress and Burnout: A One-Group Pilot Study JMIR Formative Research. PMC Journal - In Process.
Kral, T. R. A., Davis, K., Korponay, C., Hirshberg, M. J., Hoel, R., Tello, L. Y., Goldman, R. I., Rosenkranz, M. A., Lutz, A., Davidson, R. J. (2022). Absence of structural brain changes from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Two combined randomized controlled trials. Science Advances. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.
Wielgosz, J., Kral, T. R. A., Perlman, D. M., Mumford, J. A., Wager, T. D., & Davidson, R. J. (in press). Neural signatures of pain modulation in short-term and long-term mindfulness training: a randomized active-control trial. American Journal of Psychiatry. NIHMSID: NIHMS1794348
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Recent Publications

Dariotis, J. K., Bumbarger, B. K., Duncan, L. G., & Greenberg, M. T. (2008). How do implementation efforts relate to program adherence? Examining the role of organizational, implementer, and program factors. Journal of Community Psychology, 36(6), 744-760. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.20255
Weng, H. Y., Ikeda, M. P., Lewis-Peacock, J. A., Chao, M. T., Fullwiley, D., Goldman, V., Skinner, S., Duncan, L. G., Gazzaley, A., & Hecht, F. M. (2020). Toward a Compassionate Intersectional Neuroscience: Increasing Diversity and Equity in Contemplative Neuroscience. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 573134. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.573134 PMCID: PMC7711109
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Recent Publications

Wilson-Mendenhall, C. D., Dunne, J. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2022). Visualizing Compassion: Episodic Simulation as Contemplative Practice. Mindfulness. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-022-01842-6 NIHMSID:NIHMS1781811
Wilson-Mendenhall, C. D. & Dunne, J. D. (2021). Cultivating emotional granularity. Frontiers in Psychology, 12:703658. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.703658
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Recent Publications

Simonsson, O., Goldberg, S. B., Marks, J., Yan, L., & Narayanan, J. (2022). Bridging the (Brexit) divide: Brief befriending meditation reduces affective polarization. PLOS ONE.
Simonsson, O., Bazin, O., Fisher, S. D., & Goldberg, S. B. (2021). Effects of an eight-week, online mindfulness program on anxiety and depression in university students during COVID-19: A randomized controlled trial. Psychiatry Research, 305, 114222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2021.114222 PMCID:PMC8459547
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Recent Publications

Poehlmann-Tynan, J., & Dallaire, D. (Eds.). (2021). Children with Incarcerated Mothers. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-67599-8
Tadros, E., Aguirre, N., Jensen, S., & Poehlmann-Tynan, J. (2021). COVID-19 Inspired Relational Telemental Health Services for Incarcerated Individuals and Their Families. Contemporary Family Therapy, 43, 214-225doi:10.1007/s10591-021-09578-6 
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Recent Publications

Knight, J. M., Costanzo, E. S., Singh, S., Yin, Z., Szabo, A., Pawar, D. S., Hillard, C. J., Rizzo, J. D., D’Souza, A., Pasquini, M., Coe, C. L., Irwin, M. R., Raison, C. L., & Drobyski, W. R. (2021). The IL-6 antagonist tocilizumab is associated with worse depression and related symptoms in the medically ill. Translational Psychiatry, 11, 58. doi:10.1038/s41398-020-01164-y
Mansur, R. B., Delgado-Peraza, F., Subramaniapillai, M., Lee, Y., Iacobucci, M., Nasri, F., Rodrigues, N., Rosenblat, J. D., Brietzke, E., Cosgrove, V. E., Kramer, N. E., Suppes, T., Raison, C. L., Fagiolini, A., Rasgon, N., Chawla, S., Nogueras-Ortiz, C., Kapogiannis, D., & McIntyre, R. S. (2021). Exploring brain insulin resistance in adults with bipolar depression using extracellular vesicles of neuronal origin. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 133, 82-92. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2020.12.007
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Recent Publications

Kral, T. R. A., Davis, K., Korponay, C., Hirshberg, M. J., Hoel, R., Tello, L. Y., Goldman, R. I., Rosenkranz, M. A., Lutz, A., Davidson, R. J. (2022). Absence of structural brain changes from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Two combined randomized controlled trials. Science Advances. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.
Grupe, D. W., Stoller, J. L., Alonso, C., McGehee, C., Smith, C., Mumford, J., Rosenkranz, M. A., & Davidson, R. J. (2021). The impact of mindfulness training on police officer stress, mental health, and salivary cortisol levels. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 720753. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.720753 PMCID: PMC8448191
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Recent Publications

Stephens, R. L., Langworthy, B. W., Short, S. J., Girault, J. B., Styner, M. A., Gilmore, J. H. (2020). White Matter Development from Birth to 6 Years of Age: A Longitudinal Study. Cerebral Cortex, 30(12), 6152-6168. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhaa170
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
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Scientists

Heather C. Abercrombie

Heather C. Abercrombie

Recent Publications

Rivera-Bonet, C. N., Birn, R. M., Ladd, C. O., Meyerand, M. E., & Abercrombie, H. C. (2021). Cortisol effects on brain functional connectivity during emotion processing in women with depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 287(15), 247-254. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.03.034
Sommerfeldt, S., Schaefer, S., Mumford, J., Grupe, D., Abercrombie, H., Davidson, R. J. (2020). Neural Correlates of Heart Rate-Subjective Stress Coherence. Biological Psychiatry, 87(9), p. S312. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.02.803 PMCID: Policy Exempt.
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Cortland Dahl

Cortland Dahl

Recent Publications

Hirshberg, M. J., Frye, C., Dahl, C. J., Riordan, K. M., Vack, N. J., Sach, J., Goldman, R., Davidson, R. J., & Goldberg, S. B. (in press). A randomized controlled trial of a smartphone-based well-being training in public school system employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Educational Psychology. NIHMSID: NIHMS1773322.
Goldberg, S. B., Baldwin, S. A., Riordan, K. M., Torous, J., Dahl, C. J., Davidson, R. J., & Hirshberg, M. J. (in press). Alliance with an unguided smartphone app: Validation of the Digital Working Alliance Inventory. Assessment. doi:10.1177/10731911211015310. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC8599525
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Robin Goldman

Robin Goldman

Recent Publications

Kral, T. R. A., Davis, K., Korponay, C., Hirshberg, M. J., Hoel, R., Tello, L. Y., Goldman, R. I., Rosenkranz, M. A., Lutz, A., Davidson, R. J. (2022). Absence of structural brain changes from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Two combined randomized controlled trials. Science Advances. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.
Hirshberg, M. J., Frye, C., Dahl, C. J., Riordan, K. M., Vack, N. J., Sach, J., Goldman, R., Davidson, R. J., & Goldberg, S. B. (in press). A randomized controlled trial of a smartphone-based well-being training in public school system employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Educational Psychology. NIHMSID: NIHMS1773322.
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Dan Grupe

Dan Grupe

Recent Publications

Sun, D., Rakesh, G., Clarke-Rubright, E., Haswell, C., Morey, R.,...Davidson, R. J.,... et al. (in press). Remodeling of the Cortical Structural Connectome in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Results from the ENIGMA-PGC PTSD Consortium. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI. doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2022.02.008
Grupe, D. W., Stoller, J. L., Alonso, C., McGehee, C., Smith, C., Mumford, J., Rosenkranz, M. A., & Davidson, R. J. (2021). The impact of mindfulness training on police officer stress, mental health, and salivary cortisol levels. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 720753. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.720753 PMCID: PMC8448191
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Matt Hirshberg

Matt Hirshberg

Recent Publications

Kral, T. R. A., Davis, K., Korponay, C., Hirshberg, M. J., Hoel, R., Tello, L. Y., Goldman, R. I., Rosenkranz, M. A., Lutz, A., Davidson, R. J. (2022). Absence of structural brain changes from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Two combined randomized controlled trials. Science Advances. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.
Hirshberg, M. J., Frye, C., Dahl, C. J., Riordan, K. M., Vack, N. J., Sach, J., Goldman, R., Davidson, R. J., & Goldberg, S. B. (in press). A randomized controlled trial of a smartphone-based well-being training in public school system employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Educational Psychology. NIHMSID: NIHMS1773322.
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Stacey M. Schaefer

Stacey M. Schaefer

Recent Publications

Puccetti, N., Schaefer, S., van Reekum, C., Ong, A., Almeida, D., Ryff, C., Davidson, R. J., & Heller, A. (2021). Linking amygdala persistence to real-world emotional experience and psychological well-being. The Journal of Neuroscience, 41(16), 3721-3730. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1637-20.2021 PMCID: PMC8055079
Urban-Wojcik, E.J., Lee, S., Grupe, D.W., Quinlan, L., Gresham, L., Hammond, A., Charles, S.T., Lachman, M.E., Almeida, D.M., Davidson, R.J., & Schaefer, S.M., (2022). Diversity of daily activities is associated with greater hippocampal volume. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 22(1), 75-87. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-021-00942-5. PMCID: PMC8792192
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Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

Recent Publications

Wilson-Mendenhall, C. D., Dunne, J. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2022). Visualizing Compassion: Episodic Simulation as Contemplative Practice. Mindfulness. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-022-01842-6 NIHMSID:NIHMS1781811
Wilson-Mendenhall, C. D. & Dunne, J. D. (2021). Cultivating emotional granularity. Frontiers in Psychology, 12:703658. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.703658
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