Doell, K.C., Berman, M.G., Bratman, G.N., Knutson, B., Kuhn, S., Lamm, C., Pahl, S., Sawe, N., van Bavel., J.J., White, M.P., Brosch, T. (2023). Leveraging neuroscience for climate change research. Nature Climate Change, In Press. Link

Hutchinson, J.W., Reimann, M., Knutson, B., Huber, J. (2023). Commentaries on “Reconsidering the path for neural and psychological methods in consumer psychology” (see Commentary 3, entitled “BRAIN$?”). Journal of Consumer Psychology, In Press. Link

Blevins, E., Ko, M., Park, B.K., Qu, Y., Knutson, B., Tsai, J.L. (2023). Cultural variation in neural responses to social but not monetary reward outcomes. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, In Press.

MacNiven, K.H., Mortazavi, L., Knutson, B. (2023). Blunted neurobehavioral loss anticipation predicts relapse to stimulant drug use. Biological Psychiatry, In Press. Link

Hack, L.M., Zhang, X., Heifets, B.D., Suppes, T., van Roseel, P.J., Yesavage, J., Gray, N.J, Hilton, R., Bertrand, C., Rodriguez, C.I., Deisseroth, K., Knutson, B., Williams, L.M. (2023). Ketamine’s acute effects on negative brain states are mediated through distinct altered states in humans. Nature Communications, 14, 6631, Link

Knutson, B., Srirangarajan, T. (2023). Disentangling the skeins of brain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 35, 383-387. Link


Winkielman, P., Trujillo, J.L., Bornemann, B., Knutson, B., Paulus, M.P. (2022). Taking gambles at face value: Effects of emotional expressions on risky decisions. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 958918. Link

Park, S. H., Deng, E. Z., Baker, A. K., MacNiven, K. H., Knutson, B., Martucci, K. T. (2022). Replication of neural responses to monetary incentives and exploration of reward-influenced network connectivity in fibromyalgia. NeuroImage: Reports, 2, 4, 100147. Link

Sawe, N., Srirangarajan, T., Sahoo, A., Tang, G.S., Knutson, B. (2022). Neural responses clarify how ecolabels promote sustainable purchases. NeuroImage, 263, 119668. Link

Tisdall, L, MacNiven, K.H., Padula, C.B., Leong, J.K., Knutson, B. (2022). Brain tract structure predicts relapse to stimulant drug use. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 119(26), e2116703119. Link


Srirangarajan, T., Mortazavi, L., Bortolini, T., Moll, J., Knutson, B. (2021). Multi-band FMRI compromises detection of mesolimbic reward responses. NeuroImage, 118617. Link

Bortolini, T., Melo, B., Basilio, R., Fischer, R., Zahn, R., de Oliveira-Souza, R., Knutson, B., Moll, J. (2021). Striatal and septo-hypothalamic responses to anticipation and outcome of affiliative rewards. NeuroImage, 118474. Link

Hsu, T. W., Niiya, Y., Thelwall, M., Ko, M., Knutson, B., Tsai, J.L. (2021). Social media users produce more affect that supports cultural values but are more influenced by affect that violates cultural values. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Link

Dukes, D., et al. (2021). The rise of affectivism. Nature Human Behavior, 5, 816-820. Link

Stallen, M., Borg, N., Knutson, B. (2021). Brain activity foreshadows stock price dynamics. Journal of Neuroscience, 41, 3266-3274. Link


MacNiven, K.H., Leong, J.K., Knutson, B. (2020). Medial forebrain bundle structure is linked to human impulsivity. Science Advances, 6, eaba4788. Link

Tong, L.C., Acikalin, M.Y., Genevsky, A., Shiv, B., Knutson, B. (2020). Brain activity forecasts video engagement in an internet attention market. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, 6936-6941. Link


Johnson, S.L., Mehta, H., Ketter, T.A., Gotlib, I.H., Knutson, B. (2019). Neural responses to monetary incentives in bipolar disorder. NeuroImage: Clinical. 10208. Link

Knutson, B., Srirangarajan, T. (2019). Towards a deep science of affect and motivation. In Emotion in the Mind and Body. (pp. 193-220). Springer: Cham. Link

Park, B.K., Genevsky, A., Knutson, B., Tsai, J.L. (2019). Culturally valued facial expressions enhance loan request success. Emotion, 20, 1137-1153. Link

Martucci, K.T., MacNiven, K.H., Borg, N., Knutson, B., Mackey, S.C. (2019). Apparent effects of opioid use on neural responses to reward in chronic pain. Scientific Reports, 9, 9633. Link


MacNiven, K.H., Jensen, E.L.S., Borg, N., Padula, C.B., Humphreys, K., Knutson, B. (2018). Association of neural responses to drug cues with subsequent relapse to stimulant use. JAMA Network Open, 1, e186466. Link

Park, B.K., Qu, Y., Chim, L., Blevins, E., Knutson, B., Tsai, J.L. (2018). Ventral striatal activity mediates cultural differences in affiliative judgments of smiles. Culture and Brain, 6, 102-117.

Leong, J.K., MacNiven, K.H., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., Knutson, B. (2018). Distinct neural circuits support incentivized inhibition. NeuroImage, 178, 435-444. Link

Morelli, S.A., Knutson, B., Zaki, J. (2018). Neural sensitivity to personal and vicarious reward differentially relate to prosociality and well-bing. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 831-839. Link

Martucci, K.T., Borg, N., MacNiven, K.H., Knutson, B., Mackey, S.C. (2018). Altered prefrontal correlates of monetary anticipation and outcome in chronic pain. Pain, 159, 1494-1507. Link

Knutson, B., Genevsky, A. (2018). Neuroforecasting aggregate choice. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 27, 110-115. Link

Held-Poschardt, D., Sterzer, P., Schlagenhauf, F., Pehrs, C., Wittmann, A., Stoy, M., Hagele, C., Knutson, B., Heinz, A., Strohle, A. (2018). Reward and loss anticipation in panic disorder: An fMRI study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 271, 111-117. Link

Wu, H., Miller, K.J., Blumenfeld, Z., Williams, N.R., Ravikumar, V., Lee, K.E., Kakusa, B., Sacchet, M.D., Wintermark, M., Christoffel, D.J., Rutt, B.K., Bronte-Stewart, H., Knutson, B., Malenka, R.C., Halpern, C.H. (2018). Closing the loop on impulsivity via nucleus accumbens delta band activity in mice and man. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 192-197. Link

Knutson, B., Stallen, M. (2018). How can affect influence choice? In Fox, A., Lapate, R.C., Shackman, A.J., Davidson, R.J. (Ed.), The Nature of Emotion (pp. 335-338). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Link


Seaman, K.L., Leong, J.K., Wu, C.C., Knutson, B., Samanez-Larkin, G.R. (2017). Individual differences in skewed financial risk taking across the adult life span. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 17, 1232-1241. Link

Genevsky, A., Yoon, C., Knutson, B. (2017). When brain beats behavior: Neuroforecasting crowdfunding outcomes. Journal of Neuroscience, 37, 8625-8634. Link

Humphreys, K., Malenka, R. C., Knutson, B., MacCoun, R. J. (2017). Brain, environments, and policy responses to addiction. Science, 356, 1237-1238. Link

Park, B., Blevins, E., Knutson, B., Tsai, J.D. (2017). Neurocultural evidence that ideal affect match promotes giving. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 1083-1096. Link

Buchel, C., Peters, J., … Knutson, B., and the IMAGEN Consortium (2017) Blunted ventral striatal responses to anticipated rewards foreshadow problematic drug use in novelty-seeking adolescents. Nature Communications, 8, 14140. Link


Zalocusky, K.A., Ramakrishnan, C., Lerner, T.N., Davidson, T.J., Knutson, B., Deisseroth, K. (2016) Nucleus accumbens D2R cells signal prior outcomes and control risky decision-making. Nature, 531, 642-646. Link

Greer, S.M., Goldstein, A.N., Knutson, B., Walker, M.P. (2016) A genetic polymorphism of the human dopamine transporter determines the impact of sleep deprivation on brain responses to rewards and punishments. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28, 803-810. Link

Park, B.K., Tsai, J.L., Chim, L., Blevins, E., Knutson, B. (2016) Neural evidence for cultural differences in the valuation of positive facial expressions. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 243-252. Link

Leong, J.K., Pestilli, F., Wu, C.C., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., Knutson, B. (2016) White-matter tract connecting anterior insula to nucleus accumbens correlates with reduced preference for positive skewed gambles. Neuron, 89, 63-69. Link

Ferenczi, E.A., Zalocusky, K.A., Liston, C., Grosenick, L., Warden, M.R., Amatya, D., Katovich, K., Mehta, H., Patenaude, B., Ramakrishnan, C., Kalanithi, P., Etkin, A., Knutson, B., Glover, G.H., Deisseroth, K. (2016) Prefrontal cortical regulation of brainwide circuit dynamics and reward-related behavior. Science, 351, aac9698. Link


Knutson, B., Huettel, S.A. (2015) The risk matrix. Current Opinion in Behavioral Science, 5, 141-146. Link

Sawe, N., Knutson, B. (2015) Neural valuation of environmental resources. NeuroImage, 122, 87-95. Link

Genevsky, A., Knutson, B. (2015) Neural affective mechanisms predict market-level microlending. Psychological Science, 26, 1411-1422. Link

Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Knutson, B. (2015) Decision making in the ageing brain: Changes in affective and motivational circuits. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 16, 278-279. Link

Knutson, B., Heinz, A. (2015) Probing psychiatric symptoms with the Monetary Incentive Delay task. Biological Psychiatry, 77, 418-420. Link

Karmarkar, U. R., Shiv, B., Knutson, B. (2015) Cost conscious? The neural and behavioral impact of price primacy on decision making. Journal of Marketing Research, 52, 467-481. Link


Knutson, B., Karmarkar, U. R. (2014) Appetite, consumption, and choice in the human brain. In S. Preston, M. Kringelbach, B. Knutson (Eds.) The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 163-184. Link

Preston, S. D., Kringelbach, M. L., Knutson, B. (2014) (Eds). The interdisciplinary science of consumption., Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Link

Knutson, B., Katovich, K., Suri, G. (2014). Inferring affect from FMRI data. Trends in Cognitive Science, 18, 422-428. Link

Smidts, A., Hsu, M., Sanfey, A. G., Boksem, M. A. S., Ebstein, R. B., Huettel, S. A., Kable, J. W., Karmarkar, U. R., Kitayama, S., Knutson, B., Liberzon, I., Lohrenz, T., Stallen, M., Yoon, C. (2014). Advancing consumer neuroscience. Marketing Letters, 25, 257-267. Link

Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Worthy, D. A., Mata, R., McClure, S. M., Knutson, B. (2014). Adult age differences in frontostriatal representation of prediction error but not reward outcome. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, 672-682. Link

Miller, E. M., Shankar, M. U., Knutson, B., McClure, S. M. (2014). Dissociating motivation from reward in human striatal activity. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1075-1084. Link

Greer, S. M., Trujillo, A. J., Glover, G. H., Knutson, B. (2014). Control of nucleus accumbens activity with neurofeedback. NeuroImage, 96, 237-244. Link

Wu, C. C., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Katovich, K., Knutson, B. (2014). Affective traits link to reliable neural markers of incentive anticipation. NeuroImage, 84, 279-289. Link


Genevsky, A., Vjastfall, D., Slovic, P., Knutson, B. (2013). Neural underpinnings of the identifiable victim effect: Affect shifts preferences for giving. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 17188-17196. Link

Vaidya, J., Knutson, B., O’Leary, D.S., Block, R.I., Magnotta, V. (2013). Neural sensitivity to absolute and relative anticipated reward in adolescents. PLoS ONE, 8, e58708. Link

Grosenick L., Klingenberg, B., Katovich, K., Knutson, B., Taylor J. E. (2013). Interpretable whole brain prediction analysis with GraphNet. NeuroImage, 72, 304-321. Link

Kuhnen, C. M., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Knutson, B. (2013). Serotonergic genotypes, neuroticism, and financial choices. PLoS ONE, 8, e54632. Link

Sacchet, M., Knutson, B. (2013). Spatial smoothing systematically biases the localization of reward-related brain activity. NeuroImage, 66, 270-277. Link


Wu, C. C., Sacchet, M., Knutson, B. (2012). Toward an affective neuroscience account of financial risk taking. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 6, 159. Link

Juckel, G., Friedel, E., Koslowski, M., Witthaus, H., Ozgurdal, S., Gurdlowski, Y., Knutson, B., Wrase, J., Brune, M., Heinz, A., Schlagenhauf, F. (2012). Ventral striatal activation during reward processing in subjects with ultra-high risk for schizophrenia. Neuropsychobiology, 66, 50-56. Link

Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Levens, S. M., Perry, L. M., Dougherty, R. F., Knutson, B. (2012). Frontostriatal white matter integrity mediates adult age differences in probabilistic reward learning. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 5333-5337. Link

Cole, S. W., Yoo, D. J., Knutson, B. (2012). Interactivity and reward-related neural activation during a serious videogame. PLoS ONE, 7: e33909. Link


Knutson., B., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Kuhnen, C. M. (2011). Gain and loss learning differentially contribute to life financial outcomes. PLoS ONE, 6: e24390. Link

Stoy, M., Schlagenhauf, F., Schlochtermeier, L., Wrase, J., Knutson, B., Lehmkuhl, U., Huss, M., Heinz, A., Strohle, A. (2011). Reward processing in male adults with childhood ADHD — a comparison between drug-naive and methylphenidate-treated subjects. Psychopharmacology, 215, 467-481. Link

Kuhnen, C. M., Knutson., B. (2011). The impact of anticipatory affect on beliefs, preferences, and financial risk taking. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 46, 605-626. Link

Wu, C. C., Bossaerts, P., Knutson., B. (2011). The affective impact of financial skewness on neural activity and choice. PLoS ONE, 6: e16838. Link

Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Wagner, A. D., Knutson, B. (2011). Expected value information improves financial risk taking across the adult life span. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6(2), 207-217. Link Supplement


Cooper, J. C., Kreps, T. A., Wiebe, T., Pirkl, T., Knutson, B. (2010). When giving is good: Ventromedial prefrontal cortex activation for others’ intentions. Neuron, 67, 511-521. Link Supplement

Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Kuhnen, C. M., Yoo, D. J., Knutson, B. (2010). Variability in nucleus accumbens activity mediates age-related suboptimal financial risk taking. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 1426-1434. Link Supplement Cover

Haber, S. N., Knutson, B. (2010). The reward circuit: Linking primate anatomy and human imaging. Neuropsychopharmacology, 35, 4-26. Link


Cooper, J. C., Hollon, N. G., Wimmer, G. E., Knutson., B. (2009). Available alternative incentives modulate anticipatory nucleus accumbens activation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 4, 409-416. Link

Ersner-Hershfield, H., Garton, M. T., Ballard, K., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Knutson., B. (2009). Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow: Individual differences in future self-continuity account for saving. Judgment and Decision Making, 4, 280-286. Link

Beck, A., Schlagenhauf, F., Wustenberg, T., Hein, J., Kienast, T., Kahnt, T., Schmack, K., Hagele, C., Knutson, B., Heinz, A., Wrase, J. (2009). Ventral striatal activation during reward anticipation correlates with impulsivity in alcoholics. Biological Psychiatry, 66, 734-742. Link

Hasler, G., Luckenbaugh, D. A., Snow, J., Meyers, N., Waldeck, T., Geraci, M., Roiser, J., Knutson, B., Charney, D. S., Drevets, W. C. (2009). Reward processing after catecholamine depletion in unmedicated remitted subjects with major depressive disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 66, 201-205. Link Supplement

Ballard, K., Knutson, B. (2009). Dissociable neural representations of future reward magnitude and delay during temporal discounting. NeuroImage, 45, 143-150. Link

Ersner-Hershfield, H., Wimmer, G. E., Knutson, B. (2009). Saving for the future self: Neural measures of future self-continuity predict temporal discounting. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 4, 85-92. Link


Grosenick, L., Greer, S., Knutson, B. (2008). Interpretable classifiers for FMRI improve prediction of purchases. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 16, 539-548. Link

Knutson, B., Greer, S. M. (2008). Anticipatory affect: Neural correlates and consequences for choice. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 363, 3771-3786. Link Cover

Bjork, J. M., Knutson, B., Hommer D. W. (2008). Incentive-elicited striatal activation in adolescent children of alcoholics. Addiction, 103, 1308-1319. Link

Knutson, B., Wimmer, G. E., Rick, S., Hollon, N. G., Prelec, D., Loewenstein, G. (2008). Neural antecedents of the endowment effect. Neuron, 58, 814-822. Link Supplement

Knutson, B., Delgado, M. R., Phillips, P. E. M. (2008). Representation of subjective value in the striatum. In Glimcher, P. W., Camerer, C. F., Fehr, E., Poldrack, R. A. (Eds.) Neuroeconomics: Decision Making and the Brain, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 389-406. Link

Knutson, B., Wimmer, G. E., Kuhnen, C. M., Winkielman, P. (2008). Nucleus accumbens activation mediates the influence of reward cues on financial risk taking. NeuroReport, 19, 509-513. Link

Nielsen, L., Knutson, B., Carstensen, L. L. (2008). Affect dynamics, affective forecasting, and aging. Emotion, 8, 318-330. Link

Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Hollon, N. G., Carstensen, L. L., Knutson, B. (2008). Individual differences in insular sensitivity during loss anticipation predict avoidance learning. Psychological Science, 19, 320-323. Link

Schlagenhauf, F., Juckel, G., Koslowski, M., Kahnt, T., Knutson, B., Dembler, T., Kienast, T., Gallinat, J., Wrase, J., Heinz, A. (2008) Reward system activation in schizophrenic patients switched from typical neuroleptics to olanzapine. Psychopharmacology, 196, 673-684. Link Supplement

Knutson, B., Bhanji, J., Cooney, R. E., Atlas, L., Gotlib I. H. (2008). Neural responses to monetary incentives in major depression. Biological Psychiatry, 63, 686-692. Link Supplement

Strohle, A., Stoy, M., Wrase, J., Schwarzer, S., Schlagenhauf, F., Huss, H., Hein, J., Nedderhut, A., Neumann, B., Gregor, A., Juckel, G., Knutson, B., Lehmkuhl, U., Bauer, M., Heinz, A. (2008). Reward anticipation and outcomes in adult males with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. NeuroImage, 39, 966-972. Link

Cooper, J. C., Knutson, B. (2008). Valence and salience contribute to nucleus accumbens activation. NeuroImage, 39, 538-547. Link


Knutson, B., Bossaerts, P. (2007). Neural antecedents of financial decisions. Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 8174-8177. Link

Wrase, J., Kahnt, T., Schlagenhauf, F., Beck, A., Cohen, M. X., Knutson, B., Heinz, A. (2007). Different neural systems adjust motor behavior in response to reward and punishment. NeuroImage, 36, 1253-1262. Link

Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Gibbs, S. E. B., Khanna, K., Nielsen, L., Carstensen, L. L., Knutson, B. (2007). Anticipation of monetary gain but not loss in healthy older adults. Nature Neuroscience, 10, 787-791. Link Supplement

Knutson, B., Wimmer, G. E. (2007). Splitting the difference: How does the brain code reward episodes? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1104, 54-69. Link

Knutson, B., Gibbs, S. E. B. (2007). Linking nucleus accumbens dopamine and blood oxygenation. Psychopharmacology, 191, 813-822. Link

Wrase, J., Schlagenhauf, F., Kienast, T., Wustenberg, T., Bermpohl, F., Kahnt, T., Beck, A., Strohle, A., Juckel, G., Knutson, B., Heinz, A. (2007). Dysfunction of reward processing correlates with alcohol craving in detoxified alcoholics. NeuroImage, 35, 787-794. Link

Winkielman, P., Knutson, B., Paulus, M., Trujillo, J. L. (2007). Affective influence on judgments and decisions: Moving towards core mechanisms. Review of General Psychology, 11, 179-192. Link

Knutson, B., Wimmer, G. E. (2007). Reward: Neural circuitry for social valuation. In Harmon-Jones, E., Winkielman, P. (Eds.) Social Neuroscience, New York: Guilford Press, pp. 157-175. Link

Knutson, B., Rick, S., Wimmer, G. E., Prelec, D., Loewenstein, G. (2007). Neural predictors of purchases. Neuron, 53, 147-157. Link Supplement Comment

Scheres, A., Milham, M. P., Knutson, B., Castellanos, F. X. (2007). Ventral striatal hyporesponsiveness during reward anticipation in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 61, 720-724. Link Supplement1 Supplement2


Knutson, B. & Bhanji, J.(2006). Neural substrates for emotional traits? The case of extraversion. In Canli T (Ed.), Biology of Personality and Individual Differences, New York: Guilford, 116-132. Link

Knutson, B. & Cooper, J. C. (2006). The lure of the unknown. Neuron, 51, 280-282. Link

Juckel, G., Schlagenhauf, F., Koslowski, M., Filonov, D., Wustenberg, T., Villringer, A., Knutson, B., Kienast, T., Gallinat, J., Wrase, J., & Heinz, A. (2006). Dysfunction of ventral striatal reward prediction in schizophrenics on typical but not atypical neuroleptics. Psychopharmacology, 187, 222-228. Link

Adcock, R. A., Thangavel, A., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Knutson, B., Gabrieli, J. D. E. (2006). Reward-motivated learning: Mesolimbic activation precedes memory formation. Neuron, 50, 507-517. Link Supplement

Tsai, J. L., Knutson, B., & Fung, H. H. (2006). Cultural variation in affect valuation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 288-307. Link Qaire

Juckel, G., Schlagenhauf, F., Koslowski, M., Wustenberg, T., Villringer, A., Knutson, B., Wrase, J., & Heinz, A. (2006). Dysfunction of ventral striatal reward prediction in schizophrenia. NeuroImage, 29, 409-416. Link


Kuhnen, C. M., & Knutson, B. (2005). The neural basis of financial risk taking. Neuron, 47, 763-770. Link Supplement Cover

Knutson, B. & Cooper, J. C. (2005). Functional magnetic resonance imaging of reward prediction. Current Opinion in Neurology, 18, 411-417. Link

Knutson, B., Taylor, J., Kaufman, M., Peterson, R., & Glover, G. (2005). Distributed neural representation of expected value. Journal of Neuroscience, 25, 4806-4812. Link Cover

Knutson, B. & Peterson, R. (2005). Neurally reconstructing expected utility. Games and Economic Behavior. 52, 305-315. Link

Knutson, B. & Adcock, R. A. (2005). Remembrance of rewards past. Neuron, 45, 331-332. Link


Knutson, B. (2004). Sweet revenge? Science, 305, 1246-1247. Link

Knutson, B., Bjork, J. M., Fong, G. W., Hommer, D. W., Mattay, V. S., & Weinberger, D. R. (2004). Amphetamine modulates human incentive processing. Neuron, 43, 261-269. Link

Momenan, R., Rawlings, R., Fong, G. W., Knutson, B., & Hommer, D. (2004). Voxel-based homogeneity probability maps of gray matter in groups: Assessing the reliability of functional effects. NeuroImage, 21, 801-817. Link

Bjork, J. M., Knutson, B., Fong, G. W., Caggiano, D. M., Bennett, S. M., & Hommer, D. (2004). Incentive-elicited brain activation in adolescents: Similarities and differences from young adults. Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 1793-1802. Link


Knutson, B., Fong, G. W., Bennett, S. M., Adams, C. S., & Hommer, D. (2003). A region of mesial prefrontal cortex tracks monetarily rewarding outcomes: Characterization with rapid event-related FMRI. NeuroImage, 18, 263-272. Link

Knutson, B. & Heinz, A. (2003). Psychobiology of personality disorders. In J. Panksepp (Ed.) Textbook of Biological Psychiatry (pp. 145-166). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Liss. Link


Knutson, B., Burgdorf, J., & Panksepp, J. (2002). Ultrasonic vocalizations as indices of affect in rats. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 961-977. Link

Panksepp, J., Knutson, B., & Burgdorf, J. (2002). The role of brain emotional systems in addictions: A neuro-evolutionary perspective. Addiction, 97, 459-469. Link

Winterer, G., Adams, C. M., Jones, D. W., & Knutson, B. (2002). Volition to action — An event-related FMRI study. NeuroImage, 17, 851-858. Link


Knutson, B., Fong, G. W., Adams, C. S., & Hommer, D. (2001). Dissociation of reward anticipation versus outcome with event-related FMRI. NeuroReport, 12, 3683-3687.

Knutson, B., Momenan, R., Rawlings, R., Fong, G. W., & Hommer, D (2001). Negative association of neuroticism with brain volume ratio in healthy humans. Biological Psychiatry, 50, 685-690. Link

Knutson, B., Adams, C. S., Fong, G. W. & Hommer, D. (2001). Anticipation of monetary reward selectively recruits nucleus accumbens. Journal of Neuroscience, 21, RC159. Link

Burgdorf, J., Knutson, B., & Panksepp, J. (2001). Nucleus accumbens amphetamine dose-dependently increases high-frequency ultrasonic vocalizations in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 115, 940-944. Link

Burgdorf, J., Knutson, B., Panksepp, J, & Shippenberg, T. (2001). Evaluation of rat ultrasonic vocalizations as predictors of the conditioned aversive effects of drugs. Psychopharmacology, 155, 35-42. Link


Burgdorf, J., Knutson, B., & Panksepp, J. (2000). Anticipation of rewarding brain stimulation evokes ultrasonic vocalizations in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 114, 320-327. Link

Knutson, B., Westdorp, A., Kaiser, E., & Hommer, D. (2000). FMRI visualization of brain activity during a monetary incentive delay task. NeuroImage, 12, 20-27. Link


Knutson, B., Burgdorf, J., & Panksepp, J. (1999). High-frequency ultrasonic vocalizations index conditioned pharmacological reward in rats. Physiology and Behavior, 66, 639-643. Link

Knutson, B.,Wolkowitz, O. M., Cole, S. W., Chan, T., Moore, E. A., Johnson, R. C., Terpstra, J., Turner, R. S., & Reus, V. I. (1998). Selective alteration of personality and social behavior by serotonergic intervention. American Journal of Psychiatry, 155, 373-379. Link

Knutson, B., Burgdorf, J., & Panksepp, J. (1998). Anticipation of play elicits high-frequency ultrasonic vocalizations in young rats. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 112, 65-73. Link

Panksepp, J., Knutson, B., & Pruitt, D. (1998). Toward a neuroscience of emotion: Epigenetic foundations of emotional development. In M. F. Mascolo & S. Griffin (Eds.), What develops in emotional development? (pp. 53-84). New York: Plenum.

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