Schneck, N., Haufe, S., Tao, T., Bonnano, G. A., Ochsner, K. N., Sajda, P. & Mann, J. J. (in press). Tracking deceased-related thinking with neural pattern decoding of a cortical-basal ganglia circuit. Biologicial Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscence and Neuroimaging.

Silvers, J. A, Insel, C., Powers, A., Franz, P., Helion, C., Martin, R., Weber, J., Mischel, W., Casey, B.J., & Ochsner, K. N. (in press). The transition from childhood to adolescence is marked by a general decrease in amygdala reactivity and an affect-specific ventral-to-dorsal shift in medial prefrontal recruitment. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Dore, B. P., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2017). Neural predictors of decisions to cognitively control emotion. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(10), 2580-2588.

Dore, B. P., Boccagno, C., Burr, D., Hubbard, A., Long, K., Weber, J., Stern, Y. & Ochsner, K. N. (2017). Finding positive meaning in negative experiences engages ventral striatal and ventromedial prefrontal regions associated with reward valuation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(2), 235-244.

Silvers, J. A, Insel, C., Powers, A., Franz, P., Helion, C., Martin, R. E., Weber, J., Mischel, W., Casey, B. J. & Ochsner, K. N. (in press). vlPFC-vmPFC-amygdala interactions underlie age-related differences in cognitive regulation of emotion. Cerebral Cortex, 1-13.

Martin Braunstein, L., Kuerbis, A., Ochsner, K., & Morgenstern, J. (2016). Implicit alcohol approach and avoidance tendencies predict future drinking in problem drinkers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

Satpute, A. B., Nook E. C., Narayanan, S., Shu, J., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2016). Emotions in 'black or white' or shades of gray? How we think about emotion shapes our perception and neural representation of emotion. Psychological Science.

Zaki, J., & Ochsner, K. (2016). Empathy. In: Feldman-Barrett, L., Lewis M., & Haviland-Jones, J. M. (Eds). The Handbook of Emotion, 4th Edition (pp. 871-884). New York: Guilford Press.

Martin, R. E., & Ochsner, K. N. (2016). The neuroscience of emotion regulation development: implications for education Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 10, 142-148.

Silvers, J. A, Hubbard, A.D., Chaudhury, S., Biggs, E. Shu, J., Grunebaum, M.F., Fertuck, E., Weber, J., Kober, H., Carson-Wong, A., Brodsky, B.S., Chesin, M., Ochsner, K.N., & Stanley, B. (2016). Suicide attempters with Borderline Personality Disorder show differential orbitofrontal and parietal recruitment when reflecting on aversive memories. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 81, 71-78.

Dore, B. P. & Silvers, J. A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2016). Towards a personalized science of emotion regulation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10(4), 171-187.

Lopez, R., Onyemekwu, C., Hart, C.L., Ochsner, K.N., and Kober, H. (2015). Boundary Conditions of Methamphetamine Craving. Clinical & Experimental Psychopharmacology, 23(6), 436-444.

Denny, B. T., Inhoff, N. C., Zerubavel, N., Davachi, L., & Ochsner, K. N. (2015). Getting over it: Long-lasting effects of emotion regulation on amygdala response. Psychological Science, 26(9), 1377-1388. Supplementary online Materials.

Silvers, J. A., Shu, J., Hubbard, A., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2015). Concurrent and lasting effects of emotion regulation on amygdala response in adolescence and young adulthood. Developmental Science, 18:5, 771-784.

Doré, B.P., & Ochsner, K.N. (2015). Emotion Regulation. In: Arthur W. Toga, editor. Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedia Reference, vol. 3, pp. 53-58. Academic Press: Elsevier. [please contact Chelsea Boccagno at ceb2214 (at) columbia (dot) edu for a copy]

Olsson, A., Kross, E., Nordberg, S., Weinberg, A., Weber, J., Schmer-Galunder, S., Wager, T. D., Bonanno, G. & Ochsner, K. N. (2015). Neural and genetic markers of vulnerability to posttraumatic stress symptoms among survivors of the World Trade Center attacks. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 863-868.

Silvers, J. A., Weber, J., Wager, T. D. & Ochsner, K. N. (2015). Bad and worse: Neural systems underlying reappraisal of high and low intensity negative images. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 172-179.

Silvers, J. .A., Wager, T. D., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2015). The neural bases of uninstructed negative emotion modulation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 10-18.

Naqvi, N., Ochsner, K. N., Kober, H., Kuerbis, A., Feng, T., Wall, M. & Kobenigsberg, J. (2015). Cognitive Regulation of Craving in Alcohol Dependent and Social Drinkers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39, 343-349.

Denny, B. T., Fan, J., Liu, X., Ochsner, K. N., Guerreri, S., Mayson, S. J., Rimsky, L., McMaster, A., New, A. S., Goodmanm, M., Siever, L. J., Koenigsberg, H. W. (2015). Elevated amygdala activity during reappraisal anticipation predicts anxiety in avoidant personality disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 172, 1-7. Supplementary materials.

Silvers, J. A., Insel, C., Powers, A., Franz, P., Weber, J., Mischel, W., Casey, B. J., & Ochsner, K. N. (2014). Curbing Craving: Behavioral and Brain Evidence That Children Regulate Craving When Instructed to Do so but Have Higher Baseline Craving Than Adults. Psychological Science, 25(10), 1932-1942.

Bebko, G. M., Franceroni, S. L., Ochsner, K. N., & Chiao, J. Y. (2014). Attentional Attentional Deployment Is Not Necessary for Successful Emotion Regulation via Cognitive Reappraisal or Expressive Suppression. Emotion, 14(3), 504-512.

Buhle, J. T., Silvers, J. A., Wager, T. D., Lopez, R., Onyemekwu, C., Kober, H., Weber, J., and Ochsner, K. N. (2014). Cognitive Reappraisal of Emotion: A Meta-Analysis of Human Neuroimaging Studies. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 2981-2990.

Denny, B., Ochsner, K. N., Weber, J., and Wager, T. D. (2014). Anticipatory brain activity predicts the success or failure of subsequent emotion regulation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 403-411.

Denny, B. T., & Ochsner, K. N. (2014). Behavioral Effects of Longitudinal Training in Cognitive Reappraisal. Emotion, 14(2), 425-433.

Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2014). The neural bases of emotion and emotion regulation: A valuation perspective. In: Gross, J. J., & Thompson, R. (Eds). The Handbook of Emotion Regulation, Second Edition (pp. 23-42). New York: Guilford Press.

Ochsner, K. N., & Kosslyn, S. M. (2014). Introduction to The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience: Cognitive neuroscience-Where are we now? In The Oxford handbook of cognitive neuroscience, Vol. 1: Core topics (pp. 1-7). New York, NY: Oxford University Press; US.

Silvers, J. A., Buhle, J. T., & Ochsner, K. N. (2014). The neuroscience of emotion regulation: Basic mechanisms and their role in development, aging and psychopathology. In K. N. Ochsner & S. M. Kosslyn (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of cognitive neuroscience, Vol. 2: The cutting edges (pp. 53-78). New York, NY: Oxford University Press; US.

Satpute, A. B., Shu, J., Weber, J., Roy, M., and Ochsner, K. (2013). The Functional Neural Architecture of Self-Reports of Affective Experience. Biological Psychiatry, 73(7), 631-638.

Ochsner, K. N. (2013). The role of control in emotion, emotion regulation and empathy. In D. Hermans, B. Rime & B. Mesquita (Eds.), Changing Emotions (pp. 157-165). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

Buhle, J., Kober, H., Ochsner, K., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Weber, J., Hughes, B., Kross, E., Atlas, L., McRae, K., Wager, T. (2013). Common representation of pain and negative emotion in the midbrain periaqueductal gray. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience., 8, 609-616.

Ochsner, K. N., Silvers, J. A. & Buhle, J. T. (2012). Functional imaging studies of emotion regulation: A synthetic review and evolving model of the cognitive control of emotion. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1251, E1-E24.

Silvers, J., A. McRae, K., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Gross, J. J., Remy, K. A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2012). Age-related differences in emotional reactivity, regulation and rejection sensitivity in adolescence. Emotion, 12(6), 1235-1247.

Tucker, A. M., Feuerstein, R., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Ochsner, K. N., & Stern, Y. (2012). Double Dissociation: Circadian Off-Peak Times Increase Emotional Reactivity; Aging Impairs Emotion Regulation Via Reappraisal. Emotion, 12(5),869-874.

Denny, B., Kober, H., Wager, T. D., & Ochsner, K. N. (2012). A meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of self and other judgments reveals a spatial gradient for mentializing in medial prefrontal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(8),1742-1752. Supplementary materials.

Zaki, J., & Ochsner, K. N. (2012). The neuroscience of empathy: Progress, pitfalls and promise. Nature Neuroscience, 15(5), 675-680.

Zaki, J., Davis, J. I., & Ochsner, K. N. (2012). Overlapping activity in anterior insula during interoception and emotional experience. Neuroimage, 62(1), 493-499.

McRae, K., Gross, J. J., Weber, J., Robertson, E. R., Sokol-Hessner, P., Ray, R. D., Gabrieli, J. D. E., and Ochsner, K. N. (2012). The development of emotion regulation: an fMRI study of cognitive reappraisal in children, adolescents and young adults. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 7, 11-22.

Bebko, G. M., Franconeri, S. L., Ochsner, K. N. & Chiao, J. Y. (2011). Look before you regulate: Differential perceptual strategies underlying expressive suppression and cognitive reappraisal. Emotion, 2011, Vol. 11, No. 4, 732-742.

Davis, J.I., Gross, J. J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2011). Psychological distance and emotional experience: What you see is what you get. Emotion, 11, 438-444.

MacNamara, A., Ochsner, K. N. & Hajcak, G. (2011). Previously reappraised: The lasting effects of description type on picture-elicited electrocortical activity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6, 348-358.


Kober, H., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Kross, E. F., Weber, J., Mischel, W., Hart, C. L. & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). A prefrontal-striatal pathway underlies the cognitive regulation of craving. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 14811-14816.

Koenigsberg, H. W., Fan, J., Ochsner, K. N., Liu, X., Guise, K., Pizzarello, S., et al. (2010). Neural Correlates of using distancing to regulate emotional responses to social cues. Neuropsychologia, 48, 1813-1822.

Kober, H., Kross, E. F., Mischel, W., Hart, C. L. & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). Regulation of craving by cognitive strategies in cigarette smokers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 106, 52-55.

Kross, E. & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). Integrating research across multiple levels of analysis: Insights from social cognitive and affective neuroscience. In: Hassin, R., Ochsner, K. N. & Trope, Y. (Eds). Self-control from society to brain. Oxford University Press.

Leotti, L. A., Iyengar, S. S. & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). Born to choose: The origins and value of the need for control. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 24, 457-463.

McRae, K., Hughes, B., Chopra, S., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Gross, J. J., & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). The neural bases of distraction and reappraisal. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(2), 248-262.

Ray, R., McRae, K., Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2010). Cognitive reappraisal of negative affect: Converging evidence from EMG and self-report. Emotion.


Ochsner, K. N., Ray, R., Robertson, E., Cooper, J., Gross, J. J., & Gabrieli, J. D. E. (2009). Bottom-up and top-down processes in emotion generation. Psychological Science, 20(11) 1322-1331.

Ochsner, K. N., Hughes, B. L., Robertson, E., Cooper, J. C., & Gabrieli, J. (2009). Neural systems supporting the control of cognitive and affective conflict. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(9), 1841-1854.

Hirst, W., Phelps, E. A., Buckner, R. L., Budson, A. E., Cue, A., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Johnson, M. K., Lyle, K. B., Lustig, C., Mather, M., Mitchell, K. J., Meskin, R., Ochsner, K. N., Schacter, D. L., Simons, J. S. & Vaidya, C. J. (2009). Long-term retention of the terrorist attacks of September 11: Flashbulb memories, event memories, and the factors that influence their retention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 138, 161-176.

Denny, B., Silvers, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (in press). How we heal what we don't want to feel: The functional neural architecture of emotion regulation. In A. M. Kring & D. M. Sloan (Eds.), Emotion regulation and psychopathology: A transdiagnostic approach to etiology and treatment (pp. 59-87). New York: Guilford Press.

Davis, J. D., Senghas, A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). Inhibiting facial expressions of emotion can decrease the strength of emotional experience. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 822-829.

Kross, E., Davidson, M., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). Coping with Emotions Past: The Neural Bases of Regulating Affect Associated with Negative Autobiographical Memories. Biological Psychiatry, 65, 361-366._ Commentary.

Carter, C. S., Barch, D. M., Gur, R., Gur, R., Pinkham, A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). CNTRICS Final Task Selection: Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Based Measures. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 35(1), 153-162.


Wager, T. D., Davidson, M., Hughes, B. L., Lindquist, M. A., & Ochsner, K. N. (2008). Prefrontal-subcortical pathways mediating successful emotion regulation. Neuron, 59, 1037-1050._ Supplementary Materials._ Commentary.

Ochsner, K. N., Zaki, J., Hanelin, J., Ludlow, D., H., Knierim, K., Ramachandran, T. & Mackey, S. (2008). Your Pain or Mine? Common and Distinct Neural Systems Supporting the Perception of Pain in Self and Other. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 3, 144-160.

McRae, K., Ochsner, K. N., Mauss, I. B., Gabrieli, J. D. E. & Gross, J. J. (2008). Gender Differences in Emotion Regulation: An fMRI study of Cognitive Reappraisal. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 11, 145-162.


Zaki, J., Ochsner, K. N., Hanelin, H., Wager, T. D., & Mackey, S. (2007). Different circuits for different pain: Patterns of functional connectivity reveal distinct networks for processing pain in self and others. Social Neuroscience, 2, 276-291.

Kross, E., Egner, T., Ochsner, K. N., Hirsch, J. & Downey, G. (2007). Neural dynamics of rejection sensitivity. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19(6), 945-956.

Barret, L. F., Mesquita, B., Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2007). The experience of emotion. Annual Review of Psychology, 58, 387-403.

Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2007). The neural architecture of emotion regulation. In: Gross, J. J., & Buck, R. (Eds). The Handbook of Emotion Regulation (pp. 87-109). New York: Guilford Press.

Feldman Barrett, L., Ochsner, K. N., & Gross, J. J. (2007). Automaticity and Emotion. In J. Bargh (Ed.), Sicial Psychology and the Unconscious (pp.173-218). New York: Psychology Press.


Ochsner, K. N., Ludlow, D., Knierim, K., Hanelin, J., Ramachandran, T..& Mackey, S. (2006). Neural correlates of individual differences in pain related fear and anxiety. Pain, 129(1-2), 69-77.


Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2005). The cognitive control of emotion. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9(5), 242-249.

Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2005). Putting the "I" and the "Me" in emotion regulation: Reply to Northoff. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 409-410.

Ochsner, K. N. (2005). Characterizing the functional architecture of affect regulation: Emerging answers and outstanding questions. Cacioppo, J. T., Visser ,P. S., & Pickett, C. L. (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: People thinking about people (pp. 245-268). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Ray, R., Ochsner, K. N., Robertson, E., Cooper, J., Gabrieli, J.D.E., & Gross, J. J. (2005). Individual differences in rumination predict brain correlates of effective cognitive control of emotion. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 5(2), 156-168.

Goldin, P. R., Hutcherson, C. A. C., Ochsner, K. N., Gabrieli, J.D. E., & Gross, J. J. (2005). The Neural Bases of Amusement and Sadness: A Comparison of Block Contrast and Subject-Specific Emotion Intensity Idiographic Regression Approaches. Neuroimage, 27(1), 26-36.

Hutcherson, C. A. C., Goldin, P. R., Ochsner, K. N., Gabrieli, J.D. E., Feldmann Barret, L., & Gross, J. J. (2005). Attention and Emotion: Does Rating Emotion Alter Neural Responses to Amusing and Sad Films? Neuroimage, 27(3), 656-668.

Wager, T. D. & Ochsner, K. N. (2005). Sex differences in the emotional brain. Neuroreport, 16(2), 85-87.


Ochsner, K. N., Ray, R. D., Robertson, E. R., Cooper, J. C., Chopra, S., Gabrieli, J. D. E., & Gross, J. J. (2004). For better or for worse: Neural Systems Supporting the Cognitive Down- and Up-regulation of Negative Emotion. Neuroimage, 23(2), 483-499.

Anderson, M. C., Ochsner, K. N., Kuhl, B., Cooper , J., Robertson, E., Gabrieli, S. W., Glover, G. H., & Gabrieli, J. D. E. (2004). Neural Systems Underlying the Suppression of Unwanted Memories. Science, 303, 9 Jan, 232-5.

Mather, M., Canli, T., English, T., Whitfield, S., Wais, P., Ochsner, K., Gabrieli, J., & Cartensen, L. (2004). Amygdala responses to Emotionally Valenced Stimuli in Older and Younger adults. Psychological Science, 15, 259-263.

Preston, A. R., Thomason, M. E., Ochsner, K. N., Cooper, J. C., & Glover, G. H. (2004). Comparison of spiral-in/out and spiral-out BOLD fMRI at 1.5T and 3T. NeuroImage, 21, 291-301.


Lieberman, M. D., Schreiber, D. & Ochsner, K. N. (2003). Is political sophistication like riding a bicycle? How cognitive neuroscience can inform research on political attitudes and decision-making. Political Psychology, 24, 681-704.

Ochsner, K. N., Bunge, S. A., Gross, J. J., & Gabrieli, J. D. E. (2002). Rethinking feelings: An fMRI study of the cognitive regulation of emotion. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 1215-1299.


Bunge, S. A., Ochsner, K. N., Desmond, J. E., Glover, G. H., & Gabrieli, J. D. E. Prefrontal regions involved in keeping information in and out of mind. (2001). Brain, 124, 2074-2086.

Lieberman, M. D., Ochsner, K. N., Gilbert, D. T., & Schacter, D. L. (2001). Do amnesics exhibit cognitive dissonance reduction? The role of explicit memory and attention in attitude change. Psychological Science,_ 12, 135-140.

Ochsner, K. N., Kosslyn, S. M., Cosgrove, G. R., Price, B., Cassem, N., Nierenberg, A, & Rauch, S. (2001). Deficits in visual cognition and attention following bilateral anterior cingulotomy. Neuropsychologia, 39, 219-230.

Ochsner, K. N. & Feldman Barrett, L. (2001). A multiprocess perspective on the neuroscience of emotion. In T. J. Mayne and G. Bonnano (Eds.), Emotion: Current Issues and Future Directions (pp. 38-81). Guilford Press: New York .

Ochsner, K. N. (2000). Are affective events richly recollected or simply familiar? The experience and process of recognizing feelings past. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 129, 242-261.

Ochsner, K. N. & Schacter, D. L. (2000). A social cognitive neuroscience approach to emotion and memory. In J. C. Borod (Ed.), The Neuropsychology of Emotion (pp. 163-193). Oxford University Press: New York .


Ochsner, K. N. & Kosslyn, S. M. (1999). The cognitive neuroscience approach. In D. E. Rumelhart & B. O. Martin, (Eds.), Handbook of Cognition and Perception, vol. X., Cognitive Science (pp. 319-365). Academic Press: San Diego .

Ochsner, K. N., Schacter, D. L., & Edwards, K. E. (1997). Illusory recall of vocal affect. Memory, 5, 433-455.

Kosslyn, S. M. & Ochsner, K. N. (1994). In search of occipital activation during mental imagery. Trends in Neurosciences, 17 , 290-292.

Ochsner, K. N., Chiu, C-Y. P., & Schacter, D. L. (1994). Varieties of Priming. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 4 , 189-194.

Ochsner, K. N. & Kosslyn, S. M. (1994). Mental Imagery. In V.S. Ramachandran, (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior . Academic Press: San Diego .

Schacter, D. L., Chiu, C.-Y. P. & Ochsner, K. N. (1993). Implicit memory: a selective review. Annual Review of Neuroscience, 16, 159-182.