Publications

Preprints & In Press

MASS UNIVARIATE TESTING BIASES THE DETECTION OF INTERACTION EFFECTS IN WHOLE-BRAIN ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE
Chavez, R.S. & Wagner, D.D. (biorxiv) Mass univariate testing biases the detection of interaction effects in whole-brain analysis of variance. PDF


2021

BECOMING THE KING IN THE NORTH: IDENTIFICATION WITH FICTIONAL CHARACTERS IS ASSOCIATED WITH GREATER SELF-OTHER NEURAL OVERLAP
Broom, T.W., Chavez, R.S., Wagner, D.D. (2021). Becoming the King in the North: Identification with Fictional Characters is Associated with Greater Self-Other Neural Overlap. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience PDF Press Release


2020

THE ORBITOFRONTAL CORTEX SPONTANEOUSLY ENCODES FOOD HEALTH AND CONTAINS MORE DISTINCT REPRESENTATIONS FOR FOODS HIGHEST IN TASTE
Londerée, A.M., Wagner, D.D. (2020). The orbitofrontal cortex spontaneously encodes food health and contains more distinct representations for foods highest in taste. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience PDF

THE NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF SELF IS RECAPITULATED IN THE BRAINS OF FRIENDS: A ROUND-ROBIN FMRI STUDY
Chavez, R.S., Wagner, D.D. (2020). The neural representation of self is recapitulated in the brains of friends: A round-robin fMRI study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 118(3), 407–416 PDF Press Release

MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR DURING THE EARLY PHASES OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A LONGITUDINAL MOBILE SMARTPHONE AND ECOLOGICAL MOMENTARY ASSESSMENT STUDY IN COLLEGE STUDENTS
Huckins, J.F., daSilva, A.W., Wang, W., Hedlund E.L., Rogers, C., Nepal, S.K., Wu, J., Obuchi, M., Murphy, E.I., Meyer, M.L., Wagner, D.D., Holtzheimer, P.E., Campbell, A.T. (2020). Mental Health and Behavior During the Early Phases of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Mobile Smartphone and Ecological Momentary Assessment Study in College Students. Journal of Medical Internet Research 22(6):e20185. PDF

CAUSAL FACTORS OF ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN COLLEGE STUDENTS: LONGITUDINAL ECOLOGICAL MOMENTARY ASSESSMENT AND CAUSAL ANALYSIS USING PETER AND CLARK MOMENTARY CONDITIONAL INDEPENDENCE
Huckins, J. F., DaSilva, A. W., Hedlund, E. L., Murphy, E. I., Rogers, C., Wang, W., Obuchi, M., Holtzheimer, P. E., Wagner, D.D., Campbell, A.T. (2020). Causal Factors of Anxiety and Depression in College Students: Longitudinal Ecological Momentary Assessment and Causal Analysis Using Peter and Clark Momentary Conditional Independence. JMIR Mental Health 7(6):e16684. PDF

MEDIA MULTITASKING IS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER RISK FOR OBESITY AND INCREASED RESPONSIVENESS TO REWARDING FOOD STIMULI
Lopez, R.B., Heatherton, T.F., Wagner, D.D. (2019). Media multitasking is associated with higher risk for obesity and increased responsiveness to rewarding food stimuli. Brain Imaging and Behavior 14(4), 1050–1061. PDF Press Release


2019

DECODING THE NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF SELF AND PERSON KNOWLEDGE WITH MULTIVARIATE PATTERN ANALYSIS AND DATA DRIVEN APPROACHES
Wagner, D.D., Chavez, R.S., Broom, T.W.* (2019). Decoding the Neural Representation of Self and Person Knowledge with Multivariate Pattern Analysis and Data Driven Approaches. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science 10(1), e1482. PDF

RECRUITMENT OF PREFRONTAL CORTEX DURING EFFORTFUL SELF-CONTROL IS SUBSEQUENTLY ASSOCIATED WITH AN ALTERED BALANCE OF BRAIN ACTIVITY IN CONTROL AND REWARD SYSTEMS DURING EXPOSURE TO APPETITIVE FOOD COMMERCIALS
Lopez, R.B., Courtney, A.L., Wagner, D.D. (2019). Recruitment of prefrontal cortex during effortful self-control is subsequently associated with an altered balance of brain activity in control and reward systems during exposure to appetitive food commercials. PeerJ 7, e6550. PDF

FUSING MOBILE PHONE SENSING AND BRAIN IMAGING TO ASSESS DEPRESSION IN COLLEGE STUDENTS
Huckins, J.F., daSilva, A.W., Wang, R., Wang, W., Hedlund E.L., Murphy, E.I., Lopez, R.B., Rogers, C., Holtzheimer, P.E., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F., Wagner, D.D., Haxby J.V., Campbell, A.T. (2019). Fusing Mobile Phone Sensing and Brain Imaging to Assess Depression in College Students. Frontiers in Neuroscience 13, 248. PDF

CORRELATES OF STRESS IN THE COLLEGE ENVIRONMENT UNCOVERED BY THE APPLICATION OF PENALIZED GENERALIZED ESTIMATING EQUATIONS TO MOBILE SENSING DATA
daSilva, A.W., Huckins, J.F., Wang, R., Wang, W., Wagner, D.D., Campbell, A.T. (2019). Correlates of stress in the college environment uncovered by the application of penalized generalized estimating equations to mobile sensing data. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 7(3):e12084. PDF


2018

ADOLESCENT ATTENTIONAL BIAS TOWARD REAL-WORLD FLAVORED E-CIGARETTE MARKETING
Londeree, A.M., Roberts, M.E., Wewers, M.E., Peters, E., Ferketich, A.K., Wagner, D.D. (2018). Adolescent Attentional Bias Toward Real-World Flavored E-Cigarette Marketing. Tobacco Regulatory Science 4(6), 57-65. PDF

NEUROIMAGING, NEUROMODULATION, AND POPULATION HEALTH: THE NEUROSCIENCE OF CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION
Hall, P.A., Bickel, W.K., Erickson, K.I., Wagner, D.D. (2018). Neuroimaging, neuromodulation, and population health: The neuroscience of chronic disease prevention. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1428(1),240-256. PDF

CALORIE INFORMATION AND DIETING STATUS MODULATE REWARD AND CONTROL ACTIVATION IN RESPONSE TO FOOD IMAGES
Courtney, A.L., PeConga, E.K., Wagner, D.D., Rapuano, K.M. (2018). Calorie information and dieting status modulate reward and control activation in response to food images. PLoS ONE e0204744. PDF

MEDIA MULTITASKING IS ASSOCIATED WITH ALTERED PROCESSING OF INCIDENTAL, IRRELEVANT CUES DURING PERSON PERCEPTION
Lopez, R.B., Salinger, J.M., Heatherton, T.F., Wagner, D.D. (2018). Media multitasking is associated with altered processing of incidental, irrelevant cues during person perception. BMC Psychology 6(44). PDF Press Release


2017

NEURAL POPULATION DECODING REVEALS THE INTRINSIC POSITIVITY OF THE SELF
Chavez, R.S., Heatherton, T.F., Wagner, D.D. (2017) Neural population decoding reveals the intrinsic positivity of the self. Cerebral Cortex 27(11): 5222-5229 PDF

THE USE OF REWARD CUE-REACTIVITY IN PREDICTING REAL-WORLD SELF-CONTROL FAILURE
Wagner, D.D. (2017) The use of reward cue-reactivity in predicting real-world self-control failure. In de Ridder, Adriaanse & Fujita (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Self-Control in Health and Wellbeing, Routledge. PDF


2016

THE DORSAL MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX RESPONDS PREFERENTIALLY TO SOCIAL INTERACTIONS DURING NATURAL VIEWING
Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Haxby, J.V., Heatherton, T.F. (2016). The dorsal medial prefrontal cortex responds preferentially to social interactions during natural viewing. Journal of Neuroscience 36(26): 6917-6925. PDF SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

THE COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF SELF-REGULATORY FAILURE
Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2016) The Cognitive Neuroscience of Self-Regulatory Failure. In K.D. Vohs & R.F. Baumeister (Eds.), Handbook of Self Regulation: Research, theory and applications (3rd edition), New York, N.Y.:Guilford Press. PDF

WHAT CAN COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE TELL US ABOUT EGO DEPLETION?
Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2016) What can cognitive neuroscience tell us about ego depletion? In E.R. Hirt, J.J. Clarkson & L. Jia (Eds.), Self-Regulation and Ego Control, Academic Press: Elsevier. PDF


2015

IN SEARCH OF A HUMAN SELF-REGULATION SYSTEM
Kelley, W.M., Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). In search of a human self-regulation system. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 38: 389-411. PDF

ACTIVITY IN CORTICAL MIDLINE STRUCTURES IS MODULATED BY SELF-CONSTRUAL CHANGES DURING ACCULTURATION
Chen, P. A., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). Activity in cortical midline structures is modulated by self-construal changes during acculturation. Culture and Brain. 3(1): 39-52. PDF

THE NEUROSCIENCE OF DESIRE REGULATION
Lopez, R.B. , Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). The neuroscience of desire regulation. In W. Hofmann & L.F. Nordgren (Eds.), The Psychology of Desire. New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press. PDF

SELF-REGULATORY STRENGTH: NEURAL MECHANISMS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR TRAINING
Lopez, R.B. , Wagner, D.D., Vohs, K.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). Self-regulatory strength: neural mechanisms and implications for training. In Gendolla, Tops & Koole (Eds.), Handbook of Biobehavioral Approaches to Self-Regulation. New York, N.Y.: Springer. PDF

MENTALIZING
Wagner, D.D. (2015) Mentalizing. In Toga, A. (Ed) Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. Academic Press: Elsevier, pp. 143-146. PDF

SELF-REGULATION AND SELF-REGULATION FAILURE
Heatherton, T.F., Lopez, R.B., Wagner, D.D. (2015) Self-regulation and self-regulation failure. In Toga, A. (Ed) Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. Academic Press: Elsevier.


2014

NEURAL PREDICTORS OF GIVING IN TO TEMPTATION IN DAILY LIFE
Lopez, R.B., Hofmann, W., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2014). Neural predictors of giving in to temptation in daily life. Psychological Science. 25(7): 1337–1344. PDF

SELF-REGULATION AND ITS FAILURE: SEVEN DEADLY THREATS TO SELF-REGULATION
Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2014) Self-Regulation and its Failure: Seven Deadly Threats to Self-Regulation. In M. Mikulincer, P. R. Shaver, E. Borgida, & J. A. Bargh (Eds.), APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology: Volume 1. Attitudes and Social Cognition. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. PDF

SELF-REGULATION AND ITS FAILURES
Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2014). Self-Regulation and its Failures. In Gazzaniga & Mangun (Eds.), The Cognitive Neurosciences (5th edition). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. PDF

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE: FINDINGS, APPLICATIONS, AND CHALLENGES
Arzi, A., Banerjee, S., Cox, J.C., D’Souza, D., De Brigard, F., Doll, B.B., Fairley, J., Fleming, S.M., Herholz, S.C., King , D.R., Libby, L.A., Myers, J.C., Neta, M., Pitcher, D., Power, J.D., Rass, O., Ritchey, M., Jubal, E.R., Royston, A., Wagner, D.D., Wang, W., Waring, J.D., Williams, J., Wood, S. (2014). The significance of cognitive neuroscience: Findings, applications, and challenges. In Gazzaniga & Mangun (Eds.), The Cognitive Neurosciences (5th edition). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

2013 AND EARLIER

SELF-REGULATORY DEPLETION ENHANCES NEURAL RESPONSES TO REWARDS AND IMPAIRS TOP-DOWN CONTROL Wagner, D.D., Altman, M., Boswell, R.G., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Self-Regulatory Depletion Enhances Neural Responses to Rewards and Impairs Top-Down Control. Psychological Science. 24(11): 2262–71. PDF

MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX DIFFERENTIATES SELF FROM MOTHER IN CHINESE
Chen, P. A., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Powers, K.E., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Medial Prefrontal Cortex Differentiates Self from Mother in Chinese. Culture and Brain. 1(1): 3–15. PDF

SELF-REGULATORY DEPLETION INCREASES EMOTIONAL REACTIVITY IN THE AMYGDALA
Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Self-Regulatory Depletion Increases Emotional Reactivity in the Amygdala. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 8(4): 410–417. PDF

INTERACTIONS BETWEEN TRANSIENT AND SUSTAINED NEURAL SIGNALS SUPPORT THE GENERATION AND REGULATION OF ANXIOUS EMOTION Somerville, L.H., Wagner, D.D., Wig, G.S., Moran, J.M., Whalen, P.J., Kelley, W.M. (2013). Interactions Between Transient and Sustained Neural Signals Support the Generation and Regulation of Anxious Emotion. Cerebral Cortex. 23(1): 49–60. PDF

SOCIALLY EXCLUDED INDIVIDUALS FAIL TO RECRUIT MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX FOR NEGATIVE SOCIAL SCENES
Powers, K.E., Wagner, D.D., Norris, C.J., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Socially excluded individuals fail to recruit medial prefrontal cortex for negative social scenes. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 8(2): 151–7. PDF

EMOTION AND SELF-REGULATION FAILURE Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2013) Emotion and Self-Regulation Failure. In Gross (Ed), Handbook of Emotion Regulation (2nd edition). New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press. PDF

THE REPRESENTATION OF SELF AND PERSON KNOWLEDGE IN THE MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX Wagner, D.D., Haxby, J.V., Heatherton, T.F. (2012). The Representation of Self and Person Knowledge in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews:Cognitive Science. 3(4): 451–470. PDF

INDUCING NEGATIVE AFFECT INCREASES THE REWARD VALUE OF APPETIZING FOODS IN DIETERS Wagner, D.D., Boswell, R.G., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2012). Inducing negative affect increases the reward value of appetizing foods in dieters. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 24(7): 1625–1633. PDF

COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF SELF-REGULATORY FAILURE Heatherton, T.F., Wagner, D.D. (2011). Cognitive Neuroscience of Self-Regulatory Failure. Trends in Cognitive Science. 15(3): 132–139. PDF

INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN THE SPONTANEOUS RECRUITMENT OF BRAIN REGIONS SUPPORTING MENTAL STATE UNDERSTANDING WHEN VIEWING NATURAL SOCIAL SCENES
Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Individual differences in the spontaneous recruitment of brain regions supporting mental state understanding when viewing natural social scenes. Cerebral Cortex. 21(12): 2788–2796. PDF

SPONTANEOUS ACTION REPRESENTATION IN SMOKERS WHEN WATCHING MOVIE CHARACTERS SMOKE Wagner, D.D., Dal Cin, S., Sargent, J.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Spontaneous Action Representation in Smokers when Watching Movie Characters Smoke. Journal of Neuroscience. 31(3): 894–898. PDF Press Release

STAYING IN CONTROL: THE COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF SELF-REGULATION AND ITS FAILURE Wagner, D.D., Demos, K.E., Heatherton, T.F. (2011) Staying in control: The cognitive neuroscience of self-regulation and its failure. In Cacioppo & Decety (Eds.), Handbook of Social Neuroscience. Oxford University Press. PDF

GIVING IN TO TEMPTATION: THE EMERGING COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF SELF REGULATORY FAILURE
Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2010) Giving in to temptation: The emerging cognitive neuroscience of self regulatory failure. In Baumeister & Vohs (Eds.), Handbook of Self Regulation: Research, theory and applications (2nd edition). New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press. PDF

MATERIAL SPECIFIC LATERALIZATION OF WORKING MEMORY IN THE MEDIAL TEMPORAL LOBE
Wagner, D.D., Sziklas, V., Garver, K.E., Jones-Gotman, M. (2009) Material specific lateralization of working memory in the medial temporal lobe. Neuropsychologia. 47(1), pp. 112–-122. PDF

NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOR
Heatherton, T.F., Krendl, A.C., Wagner, D.D. (2008) Neurophysiological Approaches to Understanding Behavior. Human Behavior in a Military Context. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, pp. 217–238. PDF

MEMORY AND THE MEDIAL TEMPORAL LOBE: HEMISPHERIC SPECIALIZATION RECONSIDERED
Kennepohl, S., Sziklas, V., Garver, K.E., Wagner, D.D., Jones-Gotman, M. (2007) Memory and the medial temporal lobe: Hemispheric specialization reconsidered. Neuroimage. 36 (3), pp. 969–978. PDF