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.
Corral-Frías, N. S., et al. “COMT Val(158) Met genotype is associated with reward learning: a replication study and meta-analysis.” Genes, Brain, and Behavior, vol. 15, no. 5, June 2016, pp. 503–13. Epmc, doi:10.1111/gbb.12296. Full Text
Nelson, E. C., et al. “Evidence of CNIH3 involvement in opioid dependence.” Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 21, no. 5, May 2016, pp. 608–14. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2015.102. Full Text
Gorka, Adam X., et al. “Variability in emotional responsiveness and coping style during active avoidance as a window onto psychological vulnerability to stress.” Physiology & Behavior, vol. 158, May 2016, pp. 90–99. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.02.036. Full Text
Victor, Elizabeth C., and Ahmad R. Hariri. “A neuroscience perspective on sexual risk behavior in adolescence and emerging adulthood.” Development and Psychopathology, vol. 28, no. 2, May 2016, pp. 471–87. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579415001042. 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
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
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