Ahmad Hariri, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
The Caspi/Moffitt Laboratory collaborates with Ahmad Hariri in imaging research. Please click here for further information.
Integrating psychology, neuroimaging, pharmacology and molecular genetics in the search for biological pathways mediating individual differences in behavior and related risk for psychopathology.
Nikolova, Y. S., et al. “Divergent responses of the amygdala and ventral striatum predict stress-related problem drinking in young adults: possible differential markers of affective and impulsive pathways of risk for alcohol use disorder.” Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 21, no. 3, Mar. 2016, pp. 348–56. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2015.85. Full Text
Hanson, Jamie L., et al. “Cumulative stress in childhood is associated with blunted reward-related brain activity in adulthood.” Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, vol. 11, no. 3, Mar. 2016, pp. 405–12. Epmc, doi:10.1093/scan/nsv124. Full Text Open Access Copy
Bogdan, Ryan, et al. “Genetic Moderation of Stress Effects on Corticolimbic Circuitry.” Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 41, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 275–96. Epmc, doi:10.1038/npp.2015.216. Full Text
Baranger, David A. A., et al. “PER1 rs3027172 Genotype Interacts with Early Life Stress to Predict Problematic Alcohol Use, but Not Reward-Related Ventral Striatum Activity.” Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 7, Jan. 2016, p. 464. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00464. Full Text
Hanson, Jamie L., et al. “Blunted Ventral Striatum Development in Adolescence Reflects Emotional Neglect and Predicts Depressive Symptoms.” Biological Psychiatry, vol. 78, no. 9, Nov. 2015, pp. 598–605. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.05.010. Full Text
Hanson, Jamie L., et al. “Lower structural integrity of the uncinate fasciculus is associated with a history of child maltreatment and future psychological vulnerability to stress.” Development and Psychopathology, vol. 27, no. 4 Pt 2, Nov. 2015, pp. 1611–19. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579415000978. Full Text
Carey, Caitlin E., et al. “Monoacylglycerol lipase (MGLL) polymorphism rs604300 interacts with childhood adversity to predict cannabis dependence symptoms and amygdala habituation: Evidence from an endocannabinoid system-level analysis.” Journal of Abnormal Psychology, vol. 124, no. 4, Nov. 2015, pp. 860–77. Epmc, doi:10.1037/abn0000079. Full Text
Scult, Matthew A., et al. “A Common Polymorphism in SCN2A Predicts General Cognitive Ability through Effects on PFC Physiology.” Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 27, no. 9, Sept. 2015, pp. 1766–74. Epmc, doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00826. Full Text
Trampush, Joey W., et al. “Independent evidence for an association between general cognitive ability and a genetic locus for educational attainment.” American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics : The Official Publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, vol. 168B, no. 5, July 2015, pp. 363–73. Epmc, doi:10.1002/ajmg.b.32319. Full Text