Publications

Recent publications from the lab

  1. Lancaster, K., Goldbeck, L., Puglia, M. H., Morris, J. P., Connelly, J. J. (2018). DNA methylation of OXTR is associated with parasympathetic nervous system activity and amygdala morphology. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 1155–1162. Read here

  2. Lancaster, K., Goldbeck, L., Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Connelly, J. J., Carter, C. S., and Morris, J. P. (2018). The Role of Endogenous Oxytocin in Anxiolysis: Structural and Functional Correlates. Biological Psychiatry. Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 618-625. Read here

  3. Puglia, M. H., Connelly, J. J., and Morris, J. P. (2018). Epigenetic regulation of the oxytocin receptor is associated with neural response during selective social attention. Translational Psychiatry. Read here

  4. Lancaster, K., Morris, J. P., and Connelly, J. J. (2018). Neuroimaging epigenetics: Challenges and recommendations for best practices. Neuroscience, 370,  88-100. Read here

  5. Gonalez, M., Puglia, M. H., Morris, J. P., and Connelly, J. J. (2017). Oxytocin receptor genotype and low economic privilege reverses ventral striatum-social anxiety association. Social Neuroscience. Read here

  6. Puglia, M. H., and Morris, J. P. (2017). Neural response to biological motion in healthy adults varies as a function of autistic-like traits. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Read here

  7. Garman, H. D., Spaulding, C. J., Webb, S. J., Mikami, A. Y., Morris, J. P., and Lerner M.D. (2016). Wanting it too much: An inverse relation between social motivation and facial emotion recognition in autism spectrum disorder. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. 47, 890-902. Read here

  8. Lancaster, K., Carter, C. S., Nazarloo, H. P., Karaoli, T., Lillard, T. S., Jack, A., Davis, J. M., Morris, J.P., and Connelly, J.J. (2015). Plasma oxytocin predicts individual variability in social cognition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Read here

  9. Puglia, M. H., Lillard, T. S., Morris, J. P., and Connelly, J. J. (2015). Epigenetic modification of the oxytocin receptor gene influences the perception of anger and fear in the human brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 3308-3313. Read here

  10. Jack, A. and Morris, J. P. (2014). Neocerebellar contributions to social perception dysfunction in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, 77-92. Read here

  11. Smith E. D., Englander, Z. A., Lillard, A. S., and Morris, J. P. (2013). Cortical mechanisms of pretense observation. Social Neuroscience, 8, 356-368. Read here

  12. Beckes, L., Coan, J. A., and Morris, J. P. (2013) Implicit conditioning of faces via the social regulation of emotion: ERP evidence of early attentional biases for security conditioned faces. Psychophysiology, 50, 734-742. Read here

  13. Earls, H. A., Englander, Z. A., and Morris, J. P. (2013). Perception of race-related features modulates neural activity associated with action observation and imitation. Neuroreport, 24, 410-413. Read here

  14. Ng, B. W., Morris, J. P., and Oishi, S. (2013). Cultural Neuroscience: The current state of affairs. Psychological Inquiry, 24, 1-5. Read here

  15. Jack, A., Connelly, J. J., and Morris, J. P. (2012). DNA methylation of the oxytocin receptor gene predicts the neural response to ambiguous social stimuli. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Read here

  16. Lerner, M. D., McPartland, J., and Morris, J. P. (2012). Multimodal emotion processing in autism spectrum disorders: An event-related potential study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 11-21. Read here

  17. Englander, Z. A., Haidt, J., and Morris, J. P. (2012). Neural basis of positive social emotions demonstrated through inter-subject synchronization of cortical activity during free-viewing. PLoS One.e39384. Read here

  18. Jack, A., Englander, Z. A., and Morris, J. P. (2011). Subcortical contributions to effective connectivity in brain networks supporting imitation. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3689-3698. Read here