Millner AJ, Lee MD, Hoyt K, Buckholtz JW, Auerbach RP, et al. Are suicide attempters more impulsive than suicide ideators?. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2018

Tielbeek JJ, Al-Itejawi Z, Zijlmans J, Polderman TJ, Buckholtz JW, et al. The impact of chronic stress during adolescence on the development of aggressive behavior: A systematic review on the role of the dopaminergic system in rodents. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2018

Poldrack RA, Monahan J, Imrey PB, Reyna V, Raichle ME, et al. Predicting Violent Behavior: What Can Neuroscience Add?. Trends Cogn Sci. 2018


Hosking JG, Kastman EK, Dorfman HM, Samanez-Larkin GR, Baskin-Sommers A, et al. Disrupted Prefrontal Regulation of Striatal Subjective Value Signals in Psychopathy. Neuron. 2017

Buckholtz JW, Karmarkar U, Ye S, Brennan GM, Baskin-Sommers A. Blunted Ambiguity Aversion During Cost-Benefit Decisions in Antisocial Individuals. Sci Rep. 2017

Smith CT, Dang LC, Buckholtz JW, Tetreault AM, Cowan RL, et al. The impact of common dopamine D2 receptor gene polymorphisms on D2/3 receptor availability: C957T as a key determinant in putamen and ventral striatum. Transl Psychiatry. 2017


Baskin-Sommers A, Stuppy-Sullivan AM, Buckholtz JW. Psychopathic individuals exhibit but do not avoid regret during counterfactual decision making. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016

Rodman AM, Kastman E, Dorfman HM, Baskin-Sommers A, Kiehl KA, et al. Selective Mapping of Psychopathy and Externalizing to Dissociable Circuits for Inhibitory Self-Control. Clin Psychol Sci. 2016


Buckholtz JW, Martin JW, Treadway MT, Jan K, Zald DH, et al. From Blame to Punishment: Disrupting Prefrontal Cortex Activity Reveals Norm Enforcement Mechanisms. Neuron. 2015 Sep 23;87(6):1369-1380.

Dorfman HM, Buckholtz JW. Social Behavior: A Penny for Your Shocks. Curr Biol. 2015 Jul


Dorfman HM, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Buckholtz JW. Neurobiological Mechanisms for Impulsive-Aggression: The Role of MAOA. Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2014.

Buckholtz JW, Faigman DL. Promises, promises for neuroscience and law. Curr Biol. 2014 Sep 22;24(18):R861-R867. PubMed PMID: 25247363.

Treadway MT, Buckholtz JW, Martin JW, Jan K, Asplund CL, et al. Corticolimbic gating of emotion-driven punishment. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Sep;17(9):1270-5. PubMed PMID: 25086609.


Samanez-Larkin GR, Buckholtz JW, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Li R, Ansari M, Arrington CM, Baldwin RM, Smith CE, Treadway MT, et al. A thalamocorticostriatal dopamine network for psychostimulant-enhanced human cognitive flexibility. Biological psychiatry. 2013;74 :99–105.

Treadway MT, Buckholtz JW, Zald DH. Perceived stress predicts altered reward and loss feedback processing in medial prefrontal cortex. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013;7 :180.


Treadway MT, Buckholtz JW, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Li R, Ansari SM, Baldwin RM, Schwartzman AN, Kessler RM, Zald DH. Dopaminergic mechanisms of individual differences in human effort-based decision-making. J Neurosci. 2012;32 (18) :6170-6.

Buckholtz JW, Meyer-Lindenberg A. Psychopathology and the human connectome: toward a transdiagnostic model of risk for mental illness. Neuron. 2012;74 (6) :990-1004.

Buckholtz JW, Marois RE. The roots of modern justice: cognitive and neural foundations of social norms and their enforcement. Nature Neuroscience. 2012;15 :655–661.


Treadway MT, Buckholtz JW. On the use and misuse of genomic and neuroimaging science in forensic psychiatry: current roles and future directions. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics of NA. 2011;20 :533–546


Buckholtz JW, Treadway MT, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Li R, Ansari SM, Baldwin RM, Schwartzman AN, Shelby ES, Smith CE, et al. Dopaminergic network differences in human impulsivity. Science. 2010;329 :532.

Buckholtz JW, Treadway MT, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Benning SD, Li R, Ansari SM, Baldwin RM, Schwartzman AN, Shelby ES, et al. Mesolimbic dopamine reward system hypersensitivity in individuals with psychopathic traits. Nature Neuroscience. 2010;13 :419–421.

Blackford JU, Buckholtz JW, Avery SN, Zald DH. A unique role for the human amygdala in novelty detection. NeuroImage. 2010;50 :1188–1193.


Treadway MT, Buckholtz JW, Schwartzman AN, Lambert WE, Zald DH. Worth the 'EEfRT'? The effort expenditure for rewards task as an objective measure of motivation and anhedonia. PLoS ONE. 2009;4 :e6598.


Buckholtz JW, Meyer-Lindenberg A. {MAOA and the neurogenetic architecture of human aggression.}. Trends in neurosciences. 2008;31 :120–129.

Montag C, Buckholtz JW, Hartmann P, Merz M, Burk C, Hennig J, Reuter M. {COMT genetic variation affects fear processing: psychophysiological evidence.}. Behavioral neuroscience. 2008;122 :901–909.

Buckholtz JW, Asplund CL, Dux PE, Zald DH, Gore JC, Jones OD, Marois RE. {The neural correlates of third-party punishment.}. Neuron. 2008;60 :930–940.

Buckholtz JW, Callicott JH, Kolachana B, Hariri AR, Goldberg TE, Genderson M, Egan MF, Mattay VS, Weinberger DR, Meyer-Lindenberg A. Genetic variation in MAOA modulates ventromedial prefrontal circuitry mediating individual differences in human personality.Molecular Psychiatry. 2008;13 :313–324.


Buckholtz JW, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Honea RA, Straub RE, Pezawas L, Egan MF, Vakkalanka R, Kolachana B, Verchinski BA, Sust S, et al. {Allelic variation in RGS4 impacts functional and structural connectivity in the human brain.}. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2007;27 :1584–1593.

Tan H-Y, Chen Q, Sust S, Buckholtz JW, Meyers JD, Egan MF, Mattay VS, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Weinberger DR, Callicott JH. {Epistasis between catechol-O-methyltransferase and type II metabotropic glutamate receptor 3 genes on working memory brain function.}. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2007;104 :12536–12541.

Buckholtz JW, Sust S, Tan HY, Mattay VS, Straub RE, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Weinberger DR, Callicott JH. {fMRI evidence for functional epistasis between COMT and RGS4.}. Molecular Psychiatry. 2007;12 :893–5– 885.


Meyer-Lindenberg A, Buckholtz JW, Kolachana B, R Hariri A, Pezawas L, Blasi G, Wabnitz A, Honea R, Verchinski B, Callicott JH, et al. {Neural mechanisms of genetic risk for impulsivity and violence in humans.}. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2006;103 :6269–6274.Abstract

Tan H-Y, Sust S, Buckholtz JW, Mattay VS, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Egan MF, Weinberger DR, Callicott JH. {Dysfunctional prefrontal regional specialization and compensation in schizophrenia.}. The American journal of psychiatry. 2006;163 :1969–1977.