2018 and in press:

Kessel, E. M., Nelson, B. D., Finsaas, M., Kujawa, A., Meyer, A., Hajcak, G., … Klein, D. N. (in press). Parenting style, exposure to natural disaster-related stress and the development of neural reactivity to threat and reward in children. Development and Psychopathology.

Luking, K. R., Nelson, B. D., Infantolino, Z. P., Sauder, C. L., & Hajcak, G. (in press). Ventral striatal function interacts with positive and negative life events to predict concurrent youth depressive symptoms. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.

Mulligan, E., Nelson, B. D., Infantolino, Z. P., Luking, K. R., Sharma, R., & Hajcak, G. (in press). Effects of menstrual cycle phase on electrocortical response to reward and depressive symptoms in women. Psychophysiology.

Meyer, A., Nelson, B. D., Perlman, G., Klein, D. N., & Kotov, R. (in press). A neural biomarker, the error-related negativity, predicts the first onset of generalized anxiety disorder in a large sample of adolescent females. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Speed, B. C., Nelson, B. D., Levinson, A. R., Perlman, G., Klein, D. N., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G. (2018). Extraversion, neuroticism, and the electrocortical response to monetary rewards in adolescent girls. Biological Psychology, 136, 111-118.

Kessel, E. M., Nelson, B. D., Kujawa, A. J., Hajcak, G., Kotov, R., Bromet, E., Carlson, G. A., & Klein, D. N. (2018). Hurricane Sandy exposure alters the development of neural reactivity to negative stimuli in children. Child Development, 89, 339-348.

Distefano, A., Jackson, F., Levinson, A., R., Infantolino, Z. P., Jarcho, J. M., & Nelson, B. D. (2018). A comparison of the electrocortical response to monetary and social reward. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 247-255.

Stevens, E. S., Weinberg, A., Nelson, B. D., Meissel, E. E. E., & Shankman, S. A. (2018). The effect of panic disorder versus anxiety sensitivity on event-related potentials during the anticipation of threat. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 54, 1-10.

Nelson, B. D., Infantolino, Z. P., Klein, D. N., Perlman, G., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G. (2018). Time-frequency reward-related delta prospectively predicts adolescent-onset depression. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience & Neuroimaging, 3, 41-49.

Nelson, B. D., Kessel, E. M., Klein, D. K., & Shankman, S. A. (2018). Depression symptom dimensions and asymmetrical cortical activity while anticipating reward. Psychophysiology, 55, e12892.

2017

Speed, B. C., Jackson, F., Nelson, B. D., Infantolino, Z. P., & Hajcak, G. (2017). Unpredictability increases the error-related negativity in children and adolescents. Brain and Cognition, 119, 25-31.

Nelson, B. D., Jackson, F., Amir, N., & Hajcak, G. (2017). Attention bias modification reduces neural correlates of response monitoring. Biological Psychology, 129, 103-110.

Parisi, E., Hajcak, G., Aneziris, E., & Nelson, B. D. (2017). Effects of anticipated emotional category and temporal predictability on the startle reflex. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 119, 67-72.

Nelson, B. D., & Hajcak, G. (2017). Defensive motivation and attention in anticipation of different types of predictable and unpredictable aversive stimuli: A startle and event-related potential investigation. Psychophysiology, 54, 1180-1194.

Faust, K., Nelson, B. D., Sarapas, C., & Pliskin, N. H. (2017). Depression and performance on the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 24, 350-356.

Jackson, F., Nelson, B. D., Meyer, A., & Hajcak, G. (2017). Pubertal development and anxiety risk independently relate to startle habituation during fear conditioning in 8 to 14 year-old females. Developmental Psychobiology, 59, 436-448.

Luking, K. R., Nelson, B. D., Infantolino, Z. P., Sauder, C. L., & Hajcak, G. (2017). Internal consistency of fMRI and EEG measures of reward in late childhood and early adolescence. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2, 289-297.

Levinson, A. R., Speed, B., Nelson, B. D., Bress, J. N., & Hajcak, G. (2017). Authoritarian parenting predicts reduced electrocortical response to adolescent offspring rewards. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 363-371.

Nelson, B. D., & Hajcak, G. (2017). Anxiety and depression symptom dimensions demonstrate unique associations with the startle reflex in anticipation of unpredictable threat in 8 to 14 year-old girls. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45, 397-410.

2016

Nelson, B. D., Perlman, G., Klein, D. N., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G. (2016). Blunted neural response to rewards as a prospective predictor of the development of depression in adolescent girls. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173, 1223-1230.

Gorka, S. M., Nelson, B. D., Phan, K. L., & Shankman, S. A. (2016). Intolerance of uncertainty and insula activation during the anticipation of reward. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16, 929-939.

Nelson, B. D., Liu, H., Sarapas, C., & Shankman, S. A. (2016). Intolerance of uncertainty mediates the relationship between panic and the startle reflex in anticipation of unpredictable threat. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 7, 172-189.

Bjorkquist, O. A., Olsen, E. K., Nelson, B. D., & Herbener, E. S. (2016). Altered amygdala-prefrontal connectivity during emotion perception in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 175, 35-41.

Speed, B. C., Nelson, B. D., Auerbach, R. P., Klein, D. N., & Hajcak, G. (2016). Depression risk and electrocortical reactivity during self-referential emotional processing in 8 to 14 year-old girls. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 607-619.

Nelson, B. D., Kessel, E. M., Jackson, F., & Hajcak, G. (2016). The impact of an unpredictable context and intolerance of uncertainty on the electrocortical response to monetary gains and losses. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16, 153-163.

Nelson, B. D., & Shankman, S. A. (2016). Visuospatial and mathematical dysfunction in major depressive disorder and/or panic disorder: A study of parietal functioning. Cognition & Emotion, 30, 417-429.

Chin, B., Nelson, B. D., Jackson, F., & Hajcak, G. (2016). Intolerance of uncertainty and startle potentiation in relation to different threat reinforcement rates. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 99, 79-84.

Jackson, F., Nelson, B. D., & Hajcak, G. (2016). The uncertainty of errors: Intolerance of uncertainty is associated with error-related brain activity. Biological Psychology, 113, 52-58.

2015

Nelson, B. D., Bjorkquist, O. A., Olsen, E. K., & Herbener, E. S. (2015). Schizophrenia symptom and functional correlates of anterior cingulate cortex activation to emotional stimuli: An fMRI investigation. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 234, 285-291.

Nelson, B. D., Jackson, F., Amir, N., & Hajcak, G. (2015). Single-session attention bias modification and error-related brain activity. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 15, 776-786.

Nelson, B. D., Weinberg, A., Pawluck, J., Gawlowska, M., & Proudfit, G. H. (2015). An event-related potential investigation of fear generalization and intolerance of uncertainty. Behavior Therapy, 46, 661-670.

Nelson, B. D., Perlman, G., Hajcak, G., Klein, D. N., & Kotov, R. (2015). Familial risk for distress and fear disorders and emotional reactivity in adolescence: An event-related potential investigation. Psychological Medicine, 45, 2545-2556.

Nelson, B. D., Hodges, A., Hajcak, G., & Shankman, S. A. (2015). Anxiety sensitivity and the anticipation of predictable and unpredictable threat: Evidence from the startle response and event-related potentials. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 33, 62-71.

Nelson, B. D., Hajcak, G., & Shankman, S. A. (2015). Event-related potentials to acoustic startle probes during the anticipation of predictable and unpredictable threat. Psychophysiology, 52, 887-894.

Nelson, B. D., Fitzgerald, D. A., Klumpp, H., Shankman, S. A., & Phan, K. L. (2015). Prefrontal engagement by cognitive reappraisal of negative faces. Behavioural Brain Research, 279, 218-225.

Speed, B. C., Nelson, B. D., Perlman, G., Klein, D. N., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G. (2015). Personality and emotional processing: A relationship between extraversion and the late positive potential in adolescence. Psychophysiology, 52, 1039-1047.

Jackson, F., Nelson, B. D., & Proudfit, G. H. (2015). In an uncertain world, errors are more aversive: Evidence from the ERN. Emotion, 15, 12-16.

Shankman, S. A. & Nelson, B. D. (2015). Selection of subjects in psychopathology research. In R. Cautin & S. Lilienfeld (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.

2014

Gorka, S. M., Nelson, B. D., Phan, K. L., & Shankman, S. A. (2014). Insula response to unpredictable and predictable threat in individuals with panic disorder and comorbid depression. Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 4, 1-6.

Gorka, S. M., Lieberman, L., Nelson, B. D., Sarapas, C., & Shankman, S. A. (2014). Aversive responding to safety signals in panic disorder: The moderating role of intolerance of uncertainty. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28, 731-736.

Nelson, B. D., Bishop, J. R., Sarapas, C., Kittles, R. A., & Shankman, S. A. (2014). Asians demonstrate reduced sensitivity to unpredictable threat: A preliminary startle investigation using genetic ancestry in a multiethnic population. Emotion, 14, 615-623.

Gorka, S. M., Huggins, A. A., Fitzgerald, D. A., Nelson, B. D., Phan, K. L., & Shankman, S. A. (2014). Neural response to reward anticipation in those with depression with and without panic disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 164, 50-56.

Shankman, S. A., Gorka, S. M., Nelson, B. D., Fitzgerald, D. A., Phan, K. L., & O’Daly, O.G. (2014). Anterior insula responds to temporally unpredictable aversiveness: an fMRI study. NeuroReport, 25, 596-600.

Sarapas, C., Katz, A. C., Nelson, B. D., Campbell, M. L., Bishop, J. R., Robison-Andrew, E. J., … Shankman, S. A. (2014). Are individual differences in appetitive and defensive motivation related? A psychophysiological examination in two samples. Cognition & Emotion, 28, 636-655.

Nelson, B. D., Shankman, S. A, & Proudfit, G. H. (2014). Intolerance of uncertainty mediates reduced reward anticipation in major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 158, 108-113.

Campbell, M. L., Gorka, S. M., McGowan, S. K., Nelson, B. D., Sarapas, C., Katz, A. C., … Shankman, S. A. (2014). Does anxiety sensitivity correlate with reductions in startle habituation? An examination in two independent samples. Cognition & Emotion, 28, 46-58.

2013

Altman, S. E., Campbell, M. L., Nelson, B. D., Faust, J. P., & Shankman, S. A. (2013). The relation between symptoms of bulimia nervosa and obsessive-compulsive disorder: A startle investigation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 1132-1141.

Nelson, B. D., McGowan, S. K., Sarapas, C., Robison-Andrew, E. J., Altman, S. E., Campbell, M. L., … Shankman, S. A. (2013). Biomarkers of threat and reward sensitivity demonstrate unique associations with risk for psychopathology. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 662-671.

Gorka, S. M., Nelson, B. D., & Shankman, S. A. (2013). Startle response to unpredictable threat in comorbid panic disorder and alcohol dependence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 132, 216-222.

Shankman, S. A., Nelson, B. D., Sarapas, C., Robison-Andrews, E. J., Campbell, M. L., Altman, S. E., … Gorka, S. M. (2013). A psychophysiological investigation of threat and reward sensitivity in individuals with panic disorder and/or major depressive disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 322-338.

Gorka, S. M., McGowan, S. K., Campbell, M. L., Nelson, B. D., Sarapas, C., Bishop, J. R., & Shankman, S. A. (2013). Association between respiratory sinus arrhythmia and reductions in startle responding in three independent samples. Biological Psychology, 93, 334-341.

Gorka, S. M., Nelson, B. D., Sarapas, C., Campbell, M. L., Lewis, G. F., Bishop, J. R., Porges, S. W., & Shankman, S. A. (2013). Relation between respiratory sinus arrhythmia and startle response during predictable and unpredictable threat. Journal of Psychophysiology, 27, 95-104.

2012

Lee, H., Heller, A. S., van Reekum, C., Nelson, B. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2012). Amygdala-prefrontal coupling underlies individual differences in emotion regulation. NeuroImage, 62, 1575-1581.

Nelson, B. D., Sarapas, C., Robison-Andrew, E. J., Altman, S. E., Campbell, M. C., & Shankman, S. A. (2012). Frontal brain asymmetry in depression with comorbid anxiety: A neuropsychological investigation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 579-591.

2011

Nelson, B. D., Shankman, S. A., Olino, T. M., & Klein, D. N. (2011). Defining reactivity: How several methodological decisions can affect conclusions about emotional reactivity in psychopathology. Cognition & Emotion, 25, 1439-1459.

Shankman, S. A., Robison-Andrew, E. J., Nelson, B. D., Altman, S. E., & Campbell, M. L. (2011). Effects of predictability of shock timing and intensity on anxious responses. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 80, 112-118.

Shankman, S. A., Klein, D. N., Torpey, D. C., Olino, T. M., Dyson, M. W., Kim, J., Durbin, C. E., Nelson, B. D., & Tenke, C. E. (2011). Do positive and negative temperament traits interact in predicting risk for depression? A resting EEG study of 329 preschoolers. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 551-562.

Nelson, B. D. & Shankman, S. A. (2011). Does intolerance of uncertainty predict anticipatory startle responses to uncertain threat? International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81, 107-115.

2010

Shankman, S. A., Nelson, B. D., Harrow, M., & Faull, R. (2010). Does physical anhedonia play a role in depression? A 20-year longitudinal study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 120, 170-176.