IN Press

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.

Dore, B. P. & Silvers, J. A. & Ochsner, K. N. (in press).  Towards a personalized science of emotion regulation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass. Figures.

Olsson, A., McMahon, K., Papenberg, G., Zaki, J., Bolger, N., & Ochsner, K.N. (in press). Vicarious Fear Learning depends on Empathic Appraisals and Trait Empathy. Psychological Science.

Lopez, R., Onyemekwu, C., Hart, C.L., Ochsner, K.N., and Kober, H. (in press). Boundary Conditions of Methamphetamine Craving. Clinical & Experimental Psychopharmacology.


Reeck, C., Ames. D. R. & Ochsner, K. N. (2016). The Social Regulation of Emotion: An Integrative, Cross-disciplinary Model. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20, 47-63


Zerubavel, N., Bearman, P., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2015). Neural systems tracking popularity in real-world social networksProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(49), 15072-15077.

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 responsePsychological Science, 26(9), 1377-1388. Supplementary online Materials.

Doré, B.P., Ort, L.O., Braverman, O.B. & Ochsner, K.N. (2015). Sadness shifts to anxiety with time and distance from national tragedy in Newtown CT. Psychological Science, 26:4, 363-373. [supplementary online material] and [press coverage]

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 adulthoodDevelopmental 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 attacksSocial 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 imagesSocial 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 modulationSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 10-18.

Hirst, W., Phelps, E. A., Meksin, R., Vaidya, C. J., Johnson, M. K., Mitchell, K. J., et al. (2015). A ten-year follow-up of a study of memory for the attack of September 11, 2001: Flashbulb memories and memories for flashbulb eventsJournal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144(3), 604-623.

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.

2010 +

Bartz, J. A., Zaki, J., Bolger, N., Hollander, E., Ludwig, N., Kolevzon, A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). Oxytocin selectively improves empathic accuracy in less socially proficient individuals. Psychological Science.

Bartz, J. A., Zaki, J., Ochsner, K. N., Bolger, N., Kolevzon, A., Ludwig, N., et al. (2010). Effects of oxytocin on recollections of maternal care and closeness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 21371-21375.

Davis, J. D., Senghas, A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). The effects of Botox injections on emotional experience. Emotion, 10, 433-440.

Zaki, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2010). You, me, and my brain: Self and other representation in social cognitive neuroscience. In Todorov, A., Fiske, S. T. & Prentice, D. (Eds). Social Neuroscience. Toward understanding the underpinnings of the social mind. Oxford University Press. New York NY.

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.

Zaki, J., Hennigan, K., Bolger, N., & Ochsner, K. (2010). Social cognitive conflict resolution: contribution of domain general and domain specific neural systems. Journal of Neuroscience, 23, 8481-8488. Supplemental Materials.

2009 +

Koenigsberg, H. W., Fan, J., Ochsner, K. N., Liu, X., Guise, K., Pizzarello, S., et al. (2009). Neural correlates of the use of distancing by borderline patients to regulate emotional responses to aversive social cues. Biological Psychiatry, 66(9), 854-863.

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.

Zaki, J., Bolger, N. & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). Unpacking the informational bases of empathic accuracy. Emotion, 9, 478-487.

Zaki, J., Bolger, N., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). The neural bases of empathic accuracy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Supplementary materials. Wall Street Journal article & video.

Wager, T. D. W., van ast, V., Hughes, B. L., Davidson, M. L., Lindquist, M. A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). Brain mediators of cardiovascular responses to social threat, Part II: Prefrontal-subcortical pathways and relationship with anxiety. Neuroimage, 47 836-851.

Zaki, J. & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). The need for a cognitive neuroscience of naturalistic social cognition. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1167, 16-30.

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.

2008 +

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.

Ochsner, K. N. (2008). The social-emotional processing stream: Five core constructs and their translational potential for schizophrenia and beyond. Biological Psychiatry, 64 48-61.

Zaki, J. Bolger,, N. & Ochsner, K. N. (2008)._ It takes two: The interpersonal basis of empathic accuracy. Psychological Science,19(4), 399-404.

Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2008). Cognitive emotion regulation: Insights from social cognitive and affective neuroscience. Currents Directions in Psychological Science, 17(1), 153-158.

Olsson, A. & Ochsner, K. N. (2008). The role of social cognition in emotion. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 12(2), 65-71.

2007 +

Ochsner, K. N. (2007). Social Cognitive Neuroscience: Historical Development, Core Principles, and Future Promise. In Kruglanksi, A., & Higgins, E. T. (Eds.). Social Psychology: A Handbook of Basic Principles (pp. 39-66). 2nd Ed. New York: Guilford Press.

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. (2007). How thinking controls feeling: A social cognitive neuroscience approach. In E. H. Jones & P. Winkielman (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: Integrating biological and psychological explanations of behavior (pp. 106-136). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Cacioppo, J.T., Amaral, D.G., Blanchard, J.J., Cameron, J.L., Carter, C.S., Crews, D., Fiske, S., Heatherton, T., Johnson, M.K., Kozak, M.J., Levenson, R.W., Lord, C., Miller, E., Ochsner, K., Raichle, M.E., Shea, M.T., Taylor, S.E., Young, L.J., Quinn, K.J. (2007). Social neuroscience: progress and implications for mental health._ Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2(2), 99-123.

2006 +

Beer, J. S., Mitchell, J. P., & Ochsner, K. N. (2006). Special issue: Multiple perspectives on the psychological and neural bases of social cognition. Brain Research, 1079(1), 1-3.

Beer, J. S., & Ochsner, K. N. (2006). Social cognition: a multi level analysis. Brain Research, 1079(1), 98-105.

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.

2005 +

Ochsner, K. N., Beer, J. S., Robertson, E. R., Cooper, J. C., Kihlstrom, J. F., D'Esposito, M & Gabrieli, J. D. E. (2005). The neural correlates of direct and reflected self-knowledge. Neuroimage, 28, 797-814.

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.

2003 +

Ochsner, K. N., Knierim, K., Ludlow, D., Hanelin, J., Ramachandran, T. & Mackey, S. (2004). Reflecting upon feelings: An fMRI study of neural systems supporting the attribution of emotion to self and other. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16(10), 1748-1772.

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.

Ochsner, K. N. (2004). Current Directions in Social Cognitive Neuroscience. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 14, 254-258.

Ochsner, K. N. & Gross, J. J. (2004). Thinking makes it so: A social cognitive neuroscience approach to emotion regulation (pp. 221-255). In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds). The Handbook of self-regulation. NY, Guilford Press.

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.

2002 +

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. & Schacter, D. L. (2003). Remembering emotional events: A social cognitive neuroscience approach. In R.J. Davidson, H. Goldsmith, and K.R. Scherer (Eds.), Handbook of the Affective Sciences. Oxford University Press: New York.

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.

2001 +

Ochsner, K. N. & Lieberman, M. D. (2001). The emergence of social cognitive neuroscience. American Psychologist, 56, 717-734.

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 .

Pre-2000 +

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.