The labs publications are listed by year and alphabetically by title

Note: The articles with ** before the title are open access


**Vieira, J.B., Tavares, T.P., Marsh, A.A., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2016). Emotion and personal space: neural correlates of approach-avoidance tendencies to different facial expressions as a function of coldhearted psychopathic traits. Human Brain Mapping, 38(3): 1492-1506.

Vargas, E.R., Mitchell, D.G.V., Greening, S.G., & Wahl, L.M. (2016). Network analysis of human fMRI data suggests modular restructuring after simulated acquired brain injury. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing,  54(1): 235-248.

**Burhan, A.M., Anazodo, U., Chung, J.K., Arena, A., Graff-Guerrero, A., and Mitchell, D.G.V. (2016). The Effect of Task-Irrelevant Fearful-Face Distractor on Working Memory Processing in Mild Cognitive Impairment versus Healthy Controls: An Exploratory fMRI Study in Female Participants. Behavioural Neurology, 2016: 1-13.

Roach, V.A., Fraser, G.M., Kryklywy, J., Mitchell, D.G.V., & Wilson, T.D. (2016). The eye of the beholder: Can patterns in eye movement reveal aptitudes for spatial reasoning?  Anatomical Sciences Education, 9(4): 357-366.

**Tavares, T.P., Logie, K., Mitchell, D.G.V. (2016). Opposing effects of perpetual versus working memory load on emotional distraction. Experimental Brain Research, 234(10): 2945-2956.


Greening, S.G. & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2015). A network of amygdala connections predict individual differences in trait anxiety. Human Brain Mapping, 36(12): 4819-4830.

Oliver, L.D., Mao, A., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2015). Blindsight and subjective awareness of fearful faces: Inversion reverses the deficits in fear perception associated with core psychopathic traits. Published in Cognition and Emotion, 29(7): 1256-1277.

Gawronski, B., Mitchell, D.G.V., & Balas, R. (2015). Is evaluative conditioning really uncontrollable? A comparative test of three emotion-focused strategies to prevent the acquisition of conditioned preferences. Emotion, 15(5): 556-568.

Oliver, L.D., Mitchell, D.G.V., Dziobek, I., MacKinley, J., Coleman, K., Rankin, K.P., Finger, E.C. (2015). Parsing cognitive and emotional empathy deficits for negative and positive stimuli in frontotemporal dementia. Neuropsychoelogia, 67: 14-26.


Kryklywy, J.H. & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2014). Emotion modulates allocentric but not egocentric stimulus localization: implications for dual visual systems perspectives. Experimental Brain Research, 232(12): 3719-3726.

Greening, S.G., Norton, L., Virani, K., Ambrose, T., Mitchell, D.G.V., Finger, E.C. (2014). Individual differences in the anterior insula are associated with the likelihood of financially helping versus harming others. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioural Neuroscience, 14(1): 266-277

Oliver, L.D., Virani, K., Finger, E.C., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2014). Is the emotion recognition deficit associated with frontotemporal dementia caused by selective inattention to diagnostic facial features? Neuropsychoelogia, 60, 84-92

Finger, E., MacKinley, J., Blair, M., Oliver, L., Jesso, S., Tartaglia, C., Borrie, M., Wells, J., Dzboziak, I., Pasternak, S., Mitchell, D., Rankin, K., Kertesz, A., & Boxer, A., (2015). Intranasal oxytocin for symptom treatment in frontotemporal dementia: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled dose-finding study of safety and tolerability. Neurology, 84(2): 174-181.

Gawronski, B. & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2014). Simultaneous conditioning of valence and arousal. Cognition and Emotion, 28(4): 577-595

Greening, S.G., Osuch, E.A., Williamson, P.C. & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2014). The neural correlates of regulating positive and negative emotions in medication-free major depression. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,  9(5): 628-637

Vargas, E.R., Mitchell, D.G.V., Greening, S.G., & Wahl, L.M. (2014). Topology of whole-brain functional MRI networks: Improving the truncated scale-free model. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and it is Applications, 405, 151-158

**Ford, K.A., Wammes, M., Neufeld, R., Mitchell, D., Theberge, J., Williamson, P., & Osuch, E. (2014). Unique functional abnormalities in youth with combined marijuana use and depression: An fMRI study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 5(130): 1-11


Kryklywy, J.H., Macpherson, E.A., Greening, S.G., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2013). Emotion modulates activity in the ‘what’ but not ‘where’ auditory processing pathway. NeuroImage,  82, 295-305                     

Greening, S.G., Osuch, E.A., Williamson, P.C. & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2013). Emotion-related brain activity to conflicting socio-emotional cues in unmedicated depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150(3): 1136-41

**Virani, K., Jesso, S.,  Kertesz, A., Mitchell, D.G., Finger, E.C. (2013). The functional neural correlates of emotional expression processing deficits in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 38(3): 174-182

Kryklywy, J.H., Nantes, S.G., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2013). The amygdala encodes level of perceived fear but not emotional ambiguity in visual scenes. Behavioural Brain Research, 252:396-404


Mitchell, D.G.V. & Greening, S.G. (2012). Conscious perception of emotional stimuli: Brain mechanisms. The Neuroscientist, 18:4, 386-398

Han, T., Alders, G., Greening, S.G., Neufeld, R.W., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2012). Do fearful eyes activate empathy-related brain regions in individuals with callous traits? Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 7:8, 958-968


Greening, S.G., Finger, E.C., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2011). Parsing decision making processes in prefrontal cortex: Response inhibition, overcoming learned avoidance, and reversal learning. NeuroImage, 54(2), 1432-1441

Jesso, S., Morlog, D., Ross, S., Pell, M.D., Pasternak, S., Mitchell, D.G.V., Kertesz, A., & Finger, E.C. (2011). The effects of oxytocin on social cognition and behaviour in frontotemporal dementia. Brain, 134, 2493-2501

Mitchell, D.G.V. (2011). The nexus between decision making and emotion regulation: A review of convergent neurocognitive substrates. Behavioural Brain Research, 217, 215-231


Rich, B.A., Brotman, M.A., Dickstein, D., Mitchell, D.G.V., Blair, R.J.R., & Leibenluft, E. (2010). Deficits in attention to emotional stimuli distinguish youth with severe mood dysregulation from youth with bipolar disorder. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38(5), 695-706

Amting J.M., Greening S.G., Mitchell D.G.V. (2010). Multiple mechanisms of consciousness: The neural correlates of emotional awareness. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(30), 10039-47


Mitchell, D.G.V., Luo, Q., Avny, S.B., Kasprzycki, T., Gupta, K., Chen, G., Finger, E.C., Blair, R.J.R. (2009). Adapting to dynamic stimulus-response values: Differential contributions of inferior frontal, dorsomedial, and dorsolateral regions of prefrontal cortex to decision making. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(35), 10827-10834

Amting, J.M., Miller, J.E., Chow, M., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2009). Getting mixed messages: The impact of conflicting social signals on the brain’s target emotional response. NeuroImage, 47, 1950-1959

Smith, B.W., Mitchell, D.G.V., Hardin, M.G., Jazbec, S., Fridberg, D., Blair, R.J.R., Ernst, M. (2009). Neural substrates of reward magnitude, probability, and risk during a wheel of fortune decision-making task. NeuroImage, 44(2) 600-609

Blair, R.J.R. & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2009). Psychopathy, attention and emotion. Psychological Medicine, 39(4), 543-555

**Luo, Q., Mitchell, D.G.V., Cheng, X., Mondillo, K., Mccaffrey, D., Holroyd, T., Carver, F., Coppolar, R., & Blair, R.J.R. (2009). Visual awareness, emotion, and gamma band synchronization. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1896-1904


Finger, E.C., Marsh, A.A., Mitchell, D.G.V., Reid, M.E., Sims, C., Budhani, S., Kosson, D.S., Chen, G., Towbin, K.E., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S., & Blair, R.J.R. (2008). Abnormal ventromedial prefrontal cortex function in children with psychopathic traits during reversal learning. Archives of General Psychiatry, 65(5), 586-594

Finger, E.C., Mitchell, D.G.V., Jones, M., & Blair, R.J.R. (2008). Dissociable roles of medial orbitofrontal cortex in human operant extinction learning. NeuroImage, 43(4), 748-755

Marsh, A.A., Finger, E.C., Mitchell, D.G.V, Reid, M.E., Sims, C., Kosson, D.S., Towbin, K.E., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S., & Blair, R.J.R. (2008). Reduced amygdala response to fearful expressions in children and adolescents with callous-unemotional traits and disruptive behavior disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165(6), 712-720

Mitchell, D.G.V., Richell, R.A., Pine, D., & Blair, RJ.R. (2008). The contribution of ventrolateral and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to response reversal. Behavioural Brain Research, 11, 187(1), 80-87

Mitchell, D.G.V., Luo, J., Vythilingham, M., Finger, E., & Blair, R.J.R. (2008). The interference of operant task performance by emotional distracters: An antagonistic relationship between the amygdala and frontoparietal cortices. NeuroImage, 40, 859-868


Vythilingam, M., Blair, K.S., McCaffrey, D., Scaramozza, D., Jones, M., Nakic, M., Mondillo, K., Hadd, K., Bonne, O., Mitchell, D.G.V., Pine, D.S., Charney, D.S., & Blair, R.J.R. (2007). Biased emotional attention in post-traumatic stress disorder: A help as well as a hindrance? Psychological Medicine, 37(10), 1445-1455

Luo, Q., Mitchell, D.G.V., Jones, M., Mondillo, K., Vythilingam, M., & Blair, R.J.R. (2007). Common regions of dorsal anterior cingulate and prefrontal-parietal cortices provide attentional control of distracters varying in emotionality and visibility. NeuroImage, 38(8), 631-639

Blair, K.S., Smith, B.W., Mitchell, D.G.V., Morton, J., Vythilingam, M., Pessoa, L., Fridberg, D., Zametkin, A., Sturman, D., Nelson, E.E., Drevets, W.C., Pine, D.S., Martin, A., Blair, R.J.R. (2007). Modulation of emotion by cognition and cognition by emotion. NeuroImage, 35, 430-440

Mitchell, D.G.V., Nakic, M., Pine, D.S, & Blair, R.J.R. (2007). The impact of processing load on emotion. NeuroImage, 34, 1299-1309


Finger, E. C., Marsh, A. A., Kamel, N., Mitchell, D.G.V., & Blair, R.J.R. (2006). Caught in the act: The impact of audience on the neural response to morally and socially inappropriate behaviour. NeuroImage, 33, 414-421

Blair, K.S., Mitchell, D.G.V., Richell, R.A., Morton, J., & Blair, R.J.R. (2006). Differentiating among prefrontal substrates in psychopathy: Neuropsychological test findings. Neuropsychology, 20. 153-165

Mitchell, D.G.V., Avny, S.B., & Blair, R.J.R. (2006). Divergent patterns of aggressive and neurocognitive characteristics in acquired versus developmental psychopathy. Neurocase, 12, 164-178

King, J.A., Blair, R.J.R., Mitchell, D.G.V., Dolan, R., & Burgess, N. (2006). Doing the right thing: A common neural circuit for appropriate violent or compassionate behaviour. NeuroImage, 30, 1069-1076

Mitchell, D.G.V, Richell, R. A., Leonard, A., & Blair, R. J. (2006). Emotion at the expense of cognition: Psychopathic individuals outperform controls on an operant response task. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 559-566

Mitchell, D.G.V., Fine, C., Richell, R.A., Newman, C., Lumsden, J., Blair, K.S., & Blair, R.J.R. (2006). Instrumental learning and relearning in individuals with psychopathy and in patients with lesions involving the amygdala or orbitofrontal cortex. Neuropsychology, 20(3), 280-289

Blair, K. S., Richell, R. A., Mitchell, D. G., Leonard, A., Morton, J., & Blair, R. J. (2006). They know the words, but not the music: Affective and semantic priming in individuals with psychopathy. Biological Psychology, 73(2), 114-123

Blair, R.J.R., Peschardt, K.S., Budhani, S., Mitchell, D.G.V., & Pine, D.S. (2006). The development of psychopathy. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 47, 262-276


Blair, R.J.R., Mitchell, D.G.V., & Peschardt, K.S. The Psychopath Emotion and the Brain. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2005 

Richell, R.A., Mitchell, D.G.V., Peschardt, K.S., Winston, J.S., Leonard, A., Dolan, R.J., & Blair, R.J.R. (2005). Trust and distrust: The perception of trustworthiness of faces in psychopathic and non-psychopathic offenders. Personality and Individual Differences, 38(8), 1735-1744


Blair, R.J.R., Mitchell, D.G.V., Leonard, A., Peschardt, K.S., & Newman, C. (2004). Passive avoidance learning in individuals with psychopathy: Modulation by reward but not by punishment. Personality and Individual Difference, 37(6), 1179-1192

Herve, H., Mitchell, D., Cooper, B.S., Spidel, A., & Hare, R.D. (2004). Psychopathy and unlawful confinement: An examination of perpetrator and event characteristics. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 36(2), 137-145

Blair, R.J.R., Mitchell, D.G.V., Peschardt, K.S., Colledge, E., Leonard, R.A., Shine, J.H., Murray, L.K., & Perrett, D.I. (2004). Reduced sensitivity to others’ fearful expressions in psychopathic individuals. Personality and Individual Differences, 37(6), 1111-1122


Richell, R.A., Mitchell, D.G.V., Newman, C., Leonard, A., Baron-Cohen, S., & Blair, R.J.R. (2003). Theory of mind and psychopathy: Can psychopathic individuals read the ‘language of the eyes’? Neuropsychoelogia, 41(5), 523-526


Mitchell, D.G.V., Colledge, E., Leonard, A., & Blair, R.J.R. (2002). Risky decisions and response reversal: Is there evidence of orbitofrontal cortex dysfunction in psychopathic individuals? Neuropsychoelogia, 40, 2013-2022

Blair, R.J.R., Mitchell, D.G.V., Richell, R.A., Kelly, S., Leonard, A., Newman, C., & Scott, S.K. (2002). Turning a deaf ear to fear: Impaired recognition of vocal affect in psychopathic individuals. Journal of Abnormal Psychology,  111, 682-686


Blair, R.J.R., Colledge, E., Murray, L., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2001). A selective impairment in the processing of sad and fearful expressions in children with psychopathic tendencies. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 29(6), 491-498

Blair, R.J.R., Colledge, E., & Mitchell, D.G.V. (2001). Somatic markers and response reversal: Is there orbitofrontal cortex dysfunction in boys with psychopathic tendencies? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 29(6), 499-511

2000 and before

**Mitchell, D.G.V., & Blair, R.J.R. (2000). State of the art: Psychopathy. The Psychologist, 13, 356-360 

Rachman, S., Shafran, R., Mitchell, D., Trant, J., & Teachman, B. (1996). How to remain neutral: An experimental analysis of neutralization. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 34, 889-898 (1996)







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