October 29th, 2012



Somerville, L.H., Wagner, D.D., Wig, G.S., Moran, J.M., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (in press). Interactions between brief and persistent neural signals support the generation and regulation of anxious emotion. Cerebral Cortex.

Wagner, D.D., Boswell, R.G., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (in press).  Negative affect increases the reward value of appetizing food in Dieters.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.


Demos, K.E., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2012). Individual differences in Nucleus Accumbens activity to food and sexual images predict weight gain and sexual behavior. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 5549-5552.  [Abstract] [PDF]


Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Individual differences in the spontaneous recruitment of brain regions supporting mental state understanding when viewing natural social scenes. Cerebral Cortex21, 2788-2796. [Abstract] [PDF]

Demos, K.E., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Dietary restraint violations influence reward responses in nucleus accumbens and amygdala. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 1952-1963. [Abstract] [PDF]

Wagner, D.D., Dal Cin, S., Sargent, J.D., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Spontaneous action representation in smokers when watching movie characters smoke. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 894-8. [Abstract] [PDF]

Cloutier, J., Kelley, W.M., & Heatherton, T.F. (2011). The influence of perceptual and knowledge-based familiarity on the neural substrates of face perception.  Social Neuroscience, 6, 63-75. [Abstract] [PDF]


Somerville, L.H., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2010). Self-esteem modulates medial prefrontal cortical responses to evaluative social feedback. Cerebral Cortex, 20, 3005-13 [Abstract] [PDF]

Somerville, L.H., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (2010). Human bed nucleus of the stria terminalis indexes hypervigilant threat monitoring. Biological Psychiatry, 68, 416-24. [Abstract] [PDF]

Moran, J.M., Kelley, W.M., & Heatherton, T.F. (2010).  Self-knowledge.  In K.N. Ochsner & S. Kosslyn (Eds), Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience.  New York, Oxford Press.


Moran, J.M., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2009). Modulation of cortical midline structures by implicit and explicit self-relevance evaluation. Social Neuroscience, 4, 197-211. [Abstract] [PDF]

Cross, E.C., Kraemer, D.J.M., Hamilton, A.F., Kelley, W.M., and Grafton, S.T. (2009). Sensitivity of the action observation network to physical and observational learning. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 315-326. [Abstract] [PDF]

Cross, E.S., Hamilton, A.F., Kraemer, D.J., Kelley, W.M., and Grafton, S.T. (2009). Dissociable substrates for body motion and physical experience in the human action observation network. European Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 1338-92. [Abstract] [PDF]


Wig, G.S., Grafton, S.T., Demos, K.E., Wolford, G.L., Petersen, S.E., and Kelley, W.M. (2008). Medial temporal lobe BOLD activity at rest predicts individual differences in memory ability in healthy young adults. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 18555-60. [Abstract] [PDF]

Demos, K.E., Kelley, W.M., Davis, F.C., Ryan, S.L., and Whalen, P.J. (2008). Human amygdala sensitivity to the pupil size of others. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 2729-2734 [Abstract] [PDF]

Putnam, M.C., Wig, G.S., Grafton, S.T., Kelley, W.M., and Gazzaniga, M.S. (2008). Structural organization of the corpus callosum predicts the extent and impact of cortical activity in the nondominant hemisphere. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 2912-2918. [Abstract] [PDF]

Cloutier, J., Heatherton, T.F., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (2008). Sex Differences in the Neural Substrates Underlying the Perception of Facial Attractiveness: Are Attractive People Rewarding? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 941-951. [Abstract] [PDF]

Krendl, A.C., & Richeson, J.A., Kelley, W.M. and Heatherton, T.F. (2008). The negative consequences of threat: An fmri investigation of the neural mechanisms underlying women’s underperformance in math. Psychological Science, 19, 168-175. [Abstract] [PDF]


Mar, R.A., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F., and Macrae, C.N. (2007). Detecting agency from the biological motion of veridical versus animated agents. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2, 199-205. [Abstract] [PDF]

Heatherton, T.F., Krendl, A.C., Macrae, C.N., and Kelley, W.M. (2007). A social brain sciences approach to understanding the self. In C. Sedikides & S. Spencer (Eds.), Frontiers in social psychology: The self. (pp. 3-20). New York: Psychology Press. [PDF]

Mitchell, J.P., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M., Wyland, C.L., Wegner, D.M., and& Macrae, C.N. (2007). Separating sustained from transient aspects of cognitive control during thought suppression. Psychological Science, 18, 292-297. [Abstract] [PDF]


Somerville, L.H., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Anterior cingulate cortex responds differentially to expectancy violation and social rejection. Nature Neuroscience, 9, 1007-1008. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplemental Figure] [Supplemental Table] [Supplemental Methods]

Heatherton, T.F., Wyland, C.L., Macrae, C.N., Demos, K.E., Denny, B.T., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Medial prefrontal activity differentiates self from close others. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 1, 18-25. [Abstract] [PDF]

Moran, J.M., Macrae, C.N., Heatherton, T.F., Wyland, C.L., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Neuroanatomical evidence for distinct cognitive and affective components of self. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 1586-1594. [Abstract] [PDF]

Somerville, L.H., Wig, G.S., Whalen, P.J., and Kelley, W.M. (2006). Dissociable medial temporal lobe contributions to social memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 1253-1265. [Abstract] [PDF]

Krendl, A.C., Macrae, C.N., Kelley, W.M., and Heatherton, T.F. (2006) The good, the bad, and the ugly: An fMRI investigation of the functional anatomic correlates of stigma. Social Neuroscience, 1, 5-15. [Abstract] [PDF]


Wig, G.S., Grafton, S.T., Demos, K.E., and Kelley, W.M. (2005). A causal role for neural activity reductions during repetition priming. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 1228-1233. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplemental Figure] [Supplemental Methods]

Kraemer, D.J.M., Macrae, C.N., Green, A.E., and Kelley, W.M. (2005). The sound of silence: Spontaneous musical imagery activates auditory cortex. Nature, 434, 158. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplemental Material]


Macrae, C.N., Heatherton, T.F., and Kelley, W.M. A self less ordinary: the medial prefrontal cortex and you. (2004). The Cognitive Neurosciences III, MIT Press. 1067-1075.

Heatherton, T.F., Macrae, C.N., and Kelley, W.M. (2004). A social brain sciences approach to studying the self. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13, 190-193. [Abstract] [PDF]

Macrae, C.N., Moran, J.M., Heatherton, T.F., Banfield, J.F., and Kelley, W.M. (2004). Medial prefrontal activity predicts memory for self-knowledge. Cerebral Cortex, 14, 647-654. [Abstract] [PDF]

Moran, J.M., Wig, G.S., Adams, R.B., Janata, P., and Kelley, W.M. (2004). Neural correlates of humor comprehension and mirth. NeuroImage, 21, 1055-1060. [Abstract] [PDF]

Wig, G.S., Miller, M.B., Kingstone, A., and Kelley, W.M. (2004). Separable routes to human memory formation: Dissociating task and material contributions in prefrontal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 139-148. [Abstract] [PDF]


Turk, D.J., Heatherton, T.F., Macrae, C.N., Kelley, W.M., & Gazzaniga, M.S. (2003). Out of contact, out of mind: The distributed nature of self. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1001, 65-78. [PDF]

Wyland, C.L., Kelley, W.M., Macrae, C.N., Gordon, H.L., and Heatherton, T.F. Neural correlates of cognitive control. (2003). Neuropsychologia, 41, 1863-1867. [Abstract] [PDF]


Ojemann, J.G. and Kelley, W.M. (2002). The frontal lobe role in memory: A review of convergent evidence and implications for the Wada memory test. Epilepsy and Behavior, 3, 309-315. [Abstract] [PDF]

Turk, D.J., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M., Funnell, M.G., Gazzaniga, M.S., and Macrae, C.N. (2002). Mike or me? Self recognition in a spilt-brain patient. Nature Neuroscience, 5, 841-842. [Abstract] [PDF]

Kelley, W.M., Macrae, C.N., Wyland, C.L., Caglar, S., Inati, S., and Heatherton, T.F. (2002). Finding the self? An event-related fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 785-794. [Abstract] [PDF]

Kelley, W.M., Ojemann, J.G., Wetzel, R.D., Derdeyn, C.P., Moran, C.J., Cross III, D.T., Dowling, J.L., Miller, J.W., and Petersen, S.E. (2002). Wada testing reveals lateralization for the memorization of words and faces. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 116-125. [Abstract] [PDF]

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