• Sullivan, N.J., Li, R. & Huettel, S.A. (2022). Peer presence increases the prosocial behavior of adolescents by speeding the evaluation of outcomes for others. Sci Rep 12, 6477. PDF
  • Breslav, A. D. S., Zucker, N. L., Schechter, J. C., Majors, A., Bidopia, T., Fuemmeler, B. F., Kollins, S. H., & Huettel, S. A. (2022). Shuffle the Decks: Children Are Sensitive to Incidental Nonrandom Structure in a Sequential-Choice Task. Psychological Science, 33(4), 550-562. PDF


  • Blankenstein, N.E., Huettel, S.A., & Li, R. (2021). Resolving ambiguity: Broadening the consideration of risky decision making over adolescent development. Developmental Review. PDF
  • Lee, V.K., Kranton, R.E., Conzo, P., & Huettel, S.A. (2021). The hidden cost of humanization: Individuating information reduces prosocial behavior toward in-group members. Journal of Economic Psychology, 86,  PDF
  • Bachman, M.D., Hunter, M.N., Huettel, S.A., & Woldorff, M.G. (2021). Disruptions of sustained spatial attention can be resistant to the distractor’s prior reward associations. Frontiers in Human NeurosciencePDF
  • Breslav, A.D.S, Zucker, N.L., Schechter, J.C., Majors, A., Bipodia, T., Fuemmeler, B.F., Kollins, S.H., & Huettel, S.A. (in press). Shuffle the Decks: Children are Sensitive to Incidental Non-Random Structure in a Sequential Choice Task. Psychological Science.
  • Khaw, M.W., Kranton, R., & Huettel, S.A. (2021). Oversampling of minority categories drives misperceptions of group compositions. Cognition, doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104756. PDF
  • Sullivan, N.J., & Huettel, S.A. (2021). Healthful choices depend on the latency and rate of information accumulation. Nature Human Behaviour. PDF
  • Hall, S.A., Towe, S.L., Nadeem, M.T., Hobkirk, A.L., Hartley, B.W., Li, R., Huettel, S.A., & Meade, C.S. (2021) Hypoactivation in the Precuneus and Posterior Cingulate Cortex during Ambiguous Decision Making in Individuals with HIV. Journal of NeuroVirology.


  • Jenke, L., & Huettel, S.A. (2020). Voter preferences reflect a competition between policy and identity. Frontiers in Psychology. 11:566020. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.566020. PDF
  • Kranton, R., Sanders, S., Pease, M., & Huettel, S.A. (2020). Groupy and Not Groupy Behavior: Deconstructing Bias in Social Preferences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PDF
  • Bell, R.P., Towe, S.L., Lalee, Z., Huettel, S.A., & Meade, C.S. (2020). Neural sensitivity to risk in adults with co-occurring HIV infection and cocaine use disorder. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience. PDF
  • Botvinik-Nezer, R., & the NARPS research consortium. (2020). Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams. Nature, 582, 84-88. PDF
  • McDonald, K., Pearson, J.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2020). Dorsolateral and dorsomedial prefrontal cortex track distinct properties of dynamic social behavior. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 2020, 383–393. PDF
  • Bachman, M.D., & Huettel, S.A. (2020). Motivated control as a bridge between neuroeconomics and cognitive neuroscience. Nature Human Behavior, 4, 332–333. PDF


  • Li, R., Utevsky, A., Huettel, S.A., Braams, B.R., Peters, S., Crone, E.A., & van Duijvenvoorde, A.C.K. (2019). Developmental maturation of the precuneus as a functional core of the default-mode network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31, 1506-1519. PDF
  • Warwick, H., Hutyra, C., Politzer, C., Francis, A., Risoli, T., Green, C., Huettel, S., & Mather, C. (2019). Small Social Incentives Did Not Improve Survey Response Rate in Postoperative Orthopaedic Patients: A Randomized Trial. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 477, 1648-1656. PDF
  • Zhang, X., Huettel, S.A., Mullette-Gillman, O.A., Guo, H., & Wang, L. (2019). Exploring Common Changes after Acute Mental Stress and Acute Tryptophan Depletion: Resting-State fMRI Studies. Journal of Psychiatry Research, 113, 172-180. PDF
  • Massar, S.A.A., Lim, J., & Huettel, S.A. (2019). Sleep deprivation, effort allocation and performance. In Progress in Brain Research: Sleep Deprivation & Cognition (eds: Chee, M., van Dongen, H.), Elsevier. PDF
  • McDonald, K., Broderick, W.F., Huettel, S.A., & Pearson, J. (2019). Bayesian Nonparametric Models Characterize Instantaneous Strategies in a Competitive Dynamic Game. Nature Communications, 10, 1808. PDF
  • Amasino, D.A., Sullivan, N.J., Kranton, R.E., & Huettel, S.A. (2019). Amount and time exert independent influences on intertemporal choice. Nature Human Behavior, 3, 383-392. PDF
  • Shelby, R.A., Dorfman, C.S., Bosworth, H.B., Keefe, F., Sutton, L., Owen, L., Erkanli, A., Reed, S.D., Arthur, S.S., Somers, T., Barrett, N., Huettel, S., Gonzalez, J.M., & Kimmick, G. (2019). Testing a behavioral intervention to improve adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET). Contemporary Clinical Trials, 76, 120-131. PDF
  • Hobkirk, A.L., Bell, R.P., Utevsky, A.V., Huettel, S.A., & Meade. C.S. (2019). Reward and executive control network connectivity is associated with impulsivity during reward-based decision making for cocaine users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 194, 32-39.. PDF
  • Sullivan, N., Fitzsimons, G., Platt, M.L., & Huettel, S.A. (2019). Indulgent foods can paradoxically promote disciplined dietary choices. Psychological Science, 30(2), 273-287. PDF


  • Li, R., Utevsky, A., Huettel, S.A., Braams, B.R., Peters, S., Crone, E.A., & van Duijvenvoorde, A.C.K. (2018). Developmental maturation of the precuneus as a functional core of the default mode network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.  PDF
  • Sweitzer, M.M., Watson, K.K., Erwin, S.R., Winecoff, A.A., Datta, N., Huettel, S.A., Platt, M.L., & Zucker, N.L. (2018). Neurobiology of social reward valuation in adults with a history of anorexia nervosa. PLOS One 13(12): e0205085. PDF
  • Meade, C.S., Bell, R.P., Towe, S.T., Chen, N-K., Hobkirk, A.L., & Huettel, S.A. Synergistic effects of marijuana abuse and HIV infection on neural activation during a cognitive interference task. Addiction Biology, 2018;1-10.  PDF
  • Lighthall, N.R., Pearson, J.M., Huettel, S.A., & Cabeza, R. (2018). Feedback-based learning in aging: Contributions and trajectories of change in striatal and hippocampal systems. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(39), 8453-8462. PDF
  • Wing, E. A., Iyengar, V., Hess, T.M., LaBar, K.S., Huettel, S.A., & Cabeza, R. (2018). Neural mechanisms underlying subsequent memory for personal beliefs: An fMRI study. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 18(2), 216-231. PDF
  • Kwak, Y., & Huettel, S.A. (2018). The order of information processing alters economic gain-loss framing effects. Acta Psychologica, 182, 46-54. PDF


  • Utevsky, A.V., Smith, D.V., Young, J.S., & Huettel, S.A. (2017). Large-Scale Network Coupling with the Fusiform Cortex Facilitates Future Social Motivation. eNeuro, 4(5), e0084-17.2017 1–12. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0084-17.2017  PDF
  • Kwak, Y., Kwon, J., Yun, K., Jeong, J., Huettel, S.A. (2017). Money for us vs. money for them: Cross-cultural differences in sensitivity to rewards for ingroup and outgroup. Culture and Brain, 6(1), 36-52. doi: 10.1007/s40167-017-0051-1. abstract
  • Meade, C.S., Hobkirk, A.L., Towe, S.L., Chen, N-K., Bell, R.P., & Huettel, S.A. (2017). Cocaine dependence modulates the effect of HIV infection on brain activation during intertemporal decision making. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 178, 443-451. PDF
  • Meade, C.S., Addicott, M., Hobkirk, A.L., Towe, S.L., Chen, N-K., Sridharan, S., & Huettel, S.A. (2017). Cocaine and HIV are independently associated with neural activation in response to gain and loss valuation during economic risky choice. Addiction Biology, 23, 796-809. doi:10.1111/adb.12529. PDF
  • Kelly, M, Ngo, L, Chituc, V., Huettel, S.A., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2017). Moral conformity in online interactions: rational justifications increase influence of peer opinions on moral judgments. Social Influence. abstract
  • Jack, J. Appelbaum, L.G., Beam, E., Moody, J., & Huettel, S.A. (2017). Mapping rhetorical topologies in cognitive neuroscience. In Topologies as Techniques for a Post-Critical Rhetoric (eds. L. Walsh, C. Boyle). PDF
  • Winecoff, A.A., & Huettel, S.A. (2017). Cognitive control and neuroeconomics. In Wiley Handbook of Cognitive Control (ed. T. Egner), p. 408-421. PDF
  • Li, R., Smith, D.V., Clithero, J., Venkatraman, V., Carter, R.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2017). Reason’s Enemy Is Not Emotion: Engagement of Cognitive Control Networks Explains Biases in Gain/Loss Framing. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(13), 3588-3598.  PDF
  • Li, R., Roberts, R.C., Huettel, S.A., & Brannon, E.M. (2017). Five-year-olds do not show ambiguity aversion in a risk and ambiguity task with physical objects. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 159, 319-326. PDF
  • Cordero, D.M., Towe, S.L., Chen, N-K., Robertson, K.R., Madden, D.J., Huettel, S.A., & Meade, C.R. (2017). Cocaine dependence does not contribute substantially to white matter abnormalities in HIV infection. Journal of NeuroVirology, 23(3), 441-450. PDF


  • Coutlee, C.G., Kiyonaga, A., Korb, F.M., Huettel, S.A., & Egner, T. (2016). Reduced risk-taking following disruption of the intraparietal sulcus. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 10:588. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00588. full text
  • Delgado, M., Beer, J.S., Fellows, L.K., Huettel, S.A., Platt, M.P., Quirk, G.J., & Schiller, D. (2016). Viewpoints: Dialogues on the functional role of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 19(12), 1545-1552. PDF
  • Jenke, L., & Huettel, S.A. (2016). Issues or Identity? Cognitive Foundations of Voter Choice. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20(11), 794-804. PDF
  • Kwak, Y., & Huettel, S.A. (2016). Prosocial reward learning in children and adolescents. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 7:1539. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01539. full text
  • Meade, C.S., Cordero, D.M., Hobkirk, A., Metra, B.M., Chen, N., & Huettel, S.A. (2016). Compensatory activation in fronto-parietal cortices among HIV-infected persons during a monetary decision-making task. Human Brain Mapping, 37(7), 2455-2467. PDF
  • San Martin, R., Kwak, Y., Pearson, J.M., Woldorff, M.G., & Huettel, S.A. (2016). Altruistic traits are predicted by neural responses to monetary outcomes for self versus charity. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 11(6). 863-876. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsw026. PDF
  • Knutson, B., & Huettel, S.A. (2016). The risk matrix. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 5, 141-146. PDF
  • Stanton, S., Sinnott-Armstrong, W.A., & Huettel, S.A. (2016). Neuromarketing: Ethical implications of its use and potential misuse. Journal of Business Ethics, 144(4), 799-811. DOI 10.1007/s10551-016-3059-0. PDF
  • San Martín, R. Appelbaum, L.G., Huettel, S.A., Woldorff, M.G. (2016). Cortical brain activity reflecting attentional biasing toward reward-predicting cues covaries with economic decision-making performance. Cerebral Cortex, 26(1), 1-11. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu160. PDF


  • Ngo, L., Kelly, M., Coutlee, C.G., Carter, R.M., Sinnott-Armstrong, W.S., & Huettel, S.A. (2015). Two Distinct Moral Mechanisms for Ascribing and Denying Intentionality. Scientific Reports, 5, 17490. doi:10.1038/srep17390. PDF
  • Plassmann, H., Venkatraman, V., Huettel, S., & Yoon, C. (2015). Consumer Neuroscience: Applications, Common Criticisms and Possible Solutions. Journal of Marketing Research, Vol. LII (August 2015), 427-435 PDF
  • Kwak, Y., Payne, J.W., Cohen, A.I., & Huettel, S.A. (2015). Rational Adolescent: Strategic Information Processing during Decision Making Revealed by Eye Tracking Cognitive Development. Cognitive Development, 36, 20-30. PDF
  • Massar, S.A.A., Libedinsky, C., Weiyan, C., Huettel, S.A., & Chee, M.W.L. (2015). Separate and Overlapping Brain Areas Encode Subjective Value During Delay and Effort Discounting. NeuroImage, 120, 104-113. PDF
  • Young, J., Smith, D.V., Coutlee, C., and Huettel, S.A. (2015). Synchrony Between Sensory and Cognitive Networks is Associated with Subclinical Variation in Autistic Traits. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00146. PDF
  • Li, R., Brannon, E.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2015). Children do not exhibit ambiguity aversion despite intact familiarity bias. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1-8. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01519. PDF
  • Utevsky, A., & Huettel, S.A. (2015). Social Decision Making. In Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference (eds. A.W. Toga, R.A. Poldrack).


  • Lighthall, N., Huettel, S.A., & Cabeza, R. (2014). Functional compensation in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex improves memory-dependent decisions in older adults. Journal of Neuroscience. 34(47):15648-15657 PDF
  • Kwak, Y., Pearson, J., & Huettel, S.A. (2014). Differential reward learning for self and others predicts self-reported altruism. PLOS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107621.
  • Murty, V.P., Shermohammed, M., Smith, D.V., Cartera, R.M., Huettel, S.A., Adcock, R.A. (2014). Resting State Networks Distinguish Human Ventral Tegmental Area from Substantia Nigra. NeuroImage, 100, 580-589. PDF
  • Venkatraman, V., Payne, J.W., & Huettel, S.A. (2014). An Overall Probability of Winning Heuristic for Complex Risky Decisions: Choice and Eye Fixation Evidence. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 125, 73-87. PDF
  • Stanton, S.J., Reeck, C., Huettel, S.A., & LaBar, K.S. (2014). Effects of induced moods on economic choices. Judgment and Decision Making, 9(2), 167-175. PDF
  • Smith, D.V., Utevsky, A.V., Bland, A.R., Clement, N., Clithero, J.A., Harsch, A.E., Carter, R.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2014). Characterizing Individual Differences in Functional Connectivity Using Dual-Regression and Seed-Based Approaches, 95, 1-12.. NeuroImage. PDF
  • Beam, E., Appelbaum, G.L., Jack, J., Moody, J., Huettel, S.A. (2014). Mapping the Semantic Structure of Cognitive Neuroscience. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(9), 1945-1965. PDF
  • Reyna, V.F., & Huettel, S.A. (2014). A theoretical framework for the neuroscience of risky decision making. In The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making (eds. Reyna, V.F. & Zayas, V.).
  • Huettel, S.A. (2014). Neuroeconomics. In The Cognitive Neurosciences V (eds. Gazzaniga, M., & Mangun, G.R.).
  • Coutlee, C.C., Politzer, C.S., Hoyle, R.H., & Huettel, S.A. (2014). An Abbreviated Impulsiveness Scale (ABIS) Constructed through Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the BIS-11. Archives of Scientific Psychology, 2, 1-12. PDF
  • Smith, D.V., Clithero, J.A., Boltuck, S., & Huettel, S.A. (2014). Functional Connectivity with Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Reflects Subjective Value for Social Rewards. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 2017-2025. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu005. PDF
  • Crozier, J., C., Wang, L., Huettel, S.A., & De Bellis, M.D. (2014). Neural correlates of cognitive and affective processing in maltreated youth with posttraumatic stress symptoms: Does gender matter? Development and Psychopathology, doi:10.1017/S095457941400008X. PDF
  • Utevsky, A.V, Smith, D.V., & Huettel, S.A. (2014). Precuneus is a Functional Core of the Default-Mode Network. Journal of Neuroscience, 34 (3), 932-940.PDF UPDATE: There has been a correction to this paper. Please click here to view the correction.


  • Ruff, C. C., & Huettel S.A. (2013). Experimental methods in cognitive neuroscience. In Neuroeconomics (2nd Edition; eds. P. Glimcher and E. Fehr).
  • De Bellis, M.D., Wang, L., Bergman, S. R., Yaxley, R. H., Hooper, S.R., & Huettel, S.A. (2013). Neural Mechanisms of Risky Decision-Making and Reward Response in Adolescent Onset Cannabis Use Disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133, 134-145. PDF
  • Venkatraman, V., Huettel, S.A., Libedinsky, C., & Chee, M.W.L. (2013). Economic decision making and the sleep-deprived brain. In Neuroimaging of Sleep & Sleep Disorders (Nofzinger et al., eds).
  • Winecoff, A., Clithero, J.A, Carter, R.M., Bergman, S. R., Wang, L., & Huettel, S.A. (2013). Ventromedial prefrontal cortex encodes emotional value. Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (27), 11032-11039. PDF
  • Carter, R.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2013). A Nexus Model of the Temporal-Parietal Junction. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17, 328-336. PDF
  • Carter, R.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2013). Learning from silver linings. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00080. PDF
  • San Martín, R., Appelbaum, L.G., Pearson, J.M., Huettel, S.A., & Woldorff, M.G. (2013). Rapid brain responses independently predict gain-maximization and loss-minimization during economic decision-making. Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (16), 7011-7019. doi: 10.1523/​JNEUROSCI.4242-12.2013. PDF
  • Libedinsky, C., Massar, S.A.A., Ling, A., Chee, W., Huettel, S.A., Chee, M.W.L. (2013). Sleep Deprivation Alters Effort Discounting but not Delay Discounting of Monetary Rewards. Sleep, 36, 899-904. PDF


  • Yoon, C., Gonzalez, R., Bechara, A., Berns, G.S., Dagher, A.A., Dube, L., Huettel, S.A., Kable, J.W., Liberzon, I., Plassmann, H., Smidts, A., & Spence, C. (2012). Decision neuroscience and consumer decision making. Marketing Letters, 23, 473-485.PDF
  • Huettel, S.A. (2012). Event-related fMRI in Cognition. NeuroImage, 62, 1152-1156. PDF
  • Kragel, P.A., Carter, R.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2012). What makes a pattern? Matching decoding methods to data in multivariate pattern analysis. Frontiers in Brain Imaging Methods. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2012.00162. PDF
  • Levallois, C., Clithero, J.A., Wouters, P., Smidts, A., & Huettel, S.A. (2012). Translating upwards: linking the neural and social sciences via neuroeconomics. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 13, 789-797. PDF
  • Paulsen, D.J., Platt, M., Huettel, S.A., & Brannon, E.M. (2012). From Risk-seeking to Risk-averse: The Development of Economic Risk Preference from Childhood to Adulthood. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:313. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00313. PDF
  • Carter, R.M., Bowling, D.L., Reeck, C.C., & Huettel, S.A. (2012). A distinct role of the temporal-parietal junction in predicting socially guided decisions. Science, 337, 109-111.
  • Venkatraman, V. & Huettel, S.A. (2012). Strategic Control in Decision Making under Uncertainty. European Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 1075-1082. PDF
  • Paulsen, D., Carter, R.M., Platt, M., Huettel, S.A., & Brannon, E.M. (2012). Neurocognitive development of risk aversion from early childhood to adulthood. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 5:178.doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00178 PDF
  • Venkatraman, V., Clithero, J.A., Fitzsimons, G., & Huettel, S.A. (2012). New scanner data for brand marketers: How neuroscience can help better understand differences in brand preferences. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 22, 143-153.
  • Engell, A.D., Huettel, S.A., & McCarthy, G. (2012). The fMRI BOLD signal tracks electrophysiological spectral perturbations, not event-related potentials. NeurImage, 59, 2600-2606. PDF
  • Huettel, S.A., & Kranton, R.E. (2012). Identity Economics and the Brain: Uncovering the Mechanisms of Social Conflict. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 367 (1589), 680-691.10.3389/fpsyt.2011.00068. PDF


  • Yaxley, R.H., Van Voorhees, E.E., Bergman, S., Hooper, S.R., Huettel, S.A., & De Bellis, M.D. (2011). Behavioral risk elicits selective activation of the executive system in adolescents: Clinical implications. Frontiers in Child and Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2011.00068. PDF
  • Libedinsky, C., Smith, D.V., Teng, C.S., Namburi, P., Chen, V.W., Huettel, S.A., Chee, M.W.L. (2011). Sleep deprivation alters valuation signals in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2011.00070. PDF
  • Stanton, S.J., Mullette-Gillman, O.A., & Huettel, S.A. (2011). Seasonal variation of salivary testosterone in men, normally cycling women, and women using hormonal contraceptives. Physiology & Behavior, 104, 804-808. PDF
  • Coutlee, C., & Huettel, S.A. (2011). The Functional Neuroanatomy of Decision Making: Prefrontal Control of Thought and Action. Brain Research, 1428, 3-12. PDF
  • Ballard, I., Murty, V., Carter, R.M., MacInnes, J., Huettel, S.A., & Adcock, R.A. (2011). Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Drives Mesolimbic Dopaminergic Regions to Initiate Motivated Behavior. Journal of Neuroscience, 31 (28), 10340-10346. PDF
  • Venkatraman, V., Huettel, S.A., Chuah, L., Payne, J., and Chee, M. (2011). Sleep Deprivation Biases the Neural Mechanisms Underlying Economic Preferences. Journal of Neuroscience, 31 (10), 3712-3718.
  • Venkatraman, V., Payne, J.W., & Huettel, S.A. (2011). Neuroeconomics of Risky Decisions: From Variables to Strategies. In Attention and Performance XXIII: Decision Making (E. Phelps, T. Robbins, & M. Delgado, eds.)
  • Clithero, J.A., Reeck, C., Carter, R.M., Smith, D.V., & Huettel, S.A. (2011). Nucleus accumbens mediates relative motivation for rewards in the absence of choice. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:87. PDF
  • Paulsen, D.J., Platt, M.L., Huettel, S.A., & Brannon, E.M. (2011). Decision-making under risk in children, adolescents, and young adults. Front. Psychology 2:72. PDF
  • Mullette-Gillman, O.A., Detwiler, J.M., Winecoff, A., Dobbins, I., & Huettel, S.A. (2011). Infrequent, task-irrelevant monetary gains and losses engage dorsolateral and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain Research, 1395, 53-61. PDF
  • Taren, A.A., Venkatraman, V., & Huettel, S.A. A parallel functional topography between medial and prefrontal cortex: evidence and implications for cognitive control. J Neurosci.2011 Mar 30; 31(13):5026-31.
  • Stanton, S.J., Mullette-Gillman, O.A., McLaurin, R.E., Kuhn, C.M., LaBar, K.S., Platt, M.L., & Huettel, S.A. (2011). Low and high testosterone individuals exhibit decreased aversion to economic risk. Psychol Sci. 2011 Apr 1; 22(4):447-53 PDF
  • Clithero, J.A., Smith, D.V., Carter, R.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2011). Within- and Cross-Participant Classifiers Reveal Different Neural Coding of Information. NeuroImage. PDF


  • Raposo, A., Vicens, L., Clithero, J.A., Dobbins, I.G., & Huettel, S.A. (2012). Contributions of frontopolar cortex to judgements about self, others, and relations. Social Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience.
  • Han, S., Huettel, S.A., Raposo, A., Adcock, R.A., & Dobbins, I.G. (2010). Functional significance of striatal responses during episodic decisions: Recovery or goal attainment? Journal of Neuroscience, 30 (13), 4767-4775. PDF
  • Winecoff, A., LaBar, K., Madden, D.J., Cabeza, R., & Huettel, S.A. (2010). Cognitive and Neural Contributors to Emotion Regulation in Aging. Social Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience. PDF
  • Smith, D.V., Hayden, B.Y., Truong, T-K, Song, A.W., Platt, M.L., & Huettel, S.A. (2010) Distinct Value Signals in Anterior and Posterior Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30 (7), 2490-2495 PDF
  • Henninger, D.E., Madden, D., & Huettel, S.A. (2010). Processing Speed and Memory Mediate Age-Related Differences in Decision Making. Psychology and Aging. PDF
  • Smith, D.V., & Huettel, S.A. (2010). Decision Neuroscience: Neuroeconomics. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. PDF
  • Huettel, S.A. (2010). Decisions are not so simple. In Cerebrum 2010: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science. Dana Foundation.
  • Smith D.V., Davis, B., Niu, K., Healy, E., Bonilha, L., Fridriksson, J., Morgan, P., Rorden, C. (2010). Spatial Attention Evokes Similar Activation Patterns for Visual and Auditory Stimuli. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(2), 347-361. January 15, 2010.
  • Morey, R.A., Selgrade, E.S., Wagner, H.R., Huettel, S.A., Wang, L., McCarthy, G. (2010). Scan-rescan reliability of subcortical brain volumes derived from automated segmentation. Human Brain Mapping. PDF
  • Huettel, S.A. (2010). Magnetic resonance: Functional MRI (fMRI). Encyclopedia of Spetroscopy and Spectrometry, 2nd Edition (eds: Lindon, et al.)


  • Venkatraman, V., Rosati, A., Taren, A., & Huettel, S.A. (2009). Resolving Response, Decision, and Strategic Control: Evidence for a Functional Topography in Dorsomedial Prefrontal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(42), 13158-13164. PDF
  •  Carter, R.M., Meyer, J., & Huettel, S.A. (2010). Functional neuroimaging of intertemporal choice models: A review. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 3 (1), 27-45. PDF
  • Wang, L., Mullette-Gillman, O., Gadde, K.M., Kuhn, C.M., McCarthy, G., & Huettel, S.A. (2009). The Effect of Acute Tryptophan Depletion on Emotional Distraction and Subsequent Memory. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 4, 357-368. PDF
  • Smith, D.V., and Clithero, J.A. (2009). Manipulating executive function with transcranial direct current stimulation. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience 3, 1-3. [commentary] October 8, 2009. PDF
  • Clithero, J.A., and Smith, D.V. (2009). Reference and Preference: How does the brain scale subjective value? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 3, 1-3. [commentary] July 8, 2009. PDF
  • Mullette-Gillman, O., & Huettel, S.A. (2009). Neural substrates of contingency learning and executive control: dissociating physical, valuative, and behavioral changes. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/neuro.09.023.2009 PDF
  • Carter, R.M., MacInnes, J.J., Huettel, S.A., & Adcock, R.A. (2009). Activation in the VTA and nucleus accumbens increases in anticipation of both gains and losses. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/neuro.08.021.2009. PDF
  • Huettel, S.A., Song, A.W., & McCarthy, G. (2009) Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (2nd Edition). Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. LINK
  • Huettel, S.A. (2009). Imaging techniques: BOLD Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (eds: Squire, et al.), 4, 273-281.
  • Huettel, S.A., & Payne, J.W. (2009). Integrating Neural and Decision Sciences: Convergence and Constraints. Journal of Marketing Research, 46(1), 14-24
  • Venkatraman, V., Payne, J.W., Bettman, J.R., Luce, M.F., & Huettel, S.A. (2009). Separate neural mechanisms underlie choices and strategic preferences in risky decision making. (2009). Neuron, 62(4):593-602. PDF
  • Clithero, J.A., Carter, R.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2009). Local Pattern Classification Differentiates Processes of Economic Valuation. NeuroImage, 45(4), 1329:38. PDF
  • Madden, D.J., Spaniol, J., Costello, M.C., Bucur, B., White, L.E., Cabeza, R., Davis, S.W., Dennis, N.A., Provenzale, J.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2009). Cerebral White Matter Integrity Mediates Adult Age Differences in Cognitive Performance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(2), 289-302. PDF
  • Han, S., Huettel, S.A., & Dobbins, I.G. (2009). Rule-dependent prefrontal cortex activity across episodic and perceptual decisions: An fMRI investigation of the criterial classification account. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(5), 922-37. PDF


  • Weber, B.J. & Huettel, S.A. (2008). The neural substrates of probabilistic and intertemporal decision making. Brain Research. 1234, 104-115. PDF
  • Clithero, J.A., Tankersley, D., & Huettel, S.A. (2008). Foundations of Neuroeconomics: From Philosophy to Practice. PLoS Biology, 6(11), 2348-2353 PDF
  • Platt, M.L., & Huettel, S.A. (2008). Risky business: the neuroeconomics of uncertainty. Nature Neuroscience, 11 (4), 398-403. PDF
  • Dennis, N.A., Hayes, S.M., Prince, S.E., Madden, D.J., Huettel, S.A., & Cabeza, R. (2008). Effects of Aging on the Neural Correlates of Successful Item and Source Memory Encoding. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 34 (4), 791-808.
  • Dubé, L., Bechara, A., Böckenholt, U., Ansari, A., Dagher, A., De Sarbo, W., Hammond, R., Huang, T., Huettel, S., Kooreman, P., & Smidts, A. (2008). A brain-to-society systems model of individual choice. Marketing Letters. 19 (3), 323-336.
  • Goyer, J.P., Woldorff, M.G., & Huettel, S.A., (2008). Rapid electrophysiological brain responses are influenced by both valence and magnitude of monetary rewards, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 20 (11), 2058-2069. PDF
  • Wang, L., Huettel, S., & DeBellis, M.D. (2008). Neural substrates for processing task-irrelevant sad images in adolescents. Developmental Science, 11 (1), 23-32.
  • Bucur, B., Madden, D.J., Spaniol, J., Provenzale, J.M., White, L.E., Cabeza, R., & Huettel, S.A. (2008). Age-related slowing of memory retrieval: Contributions of perceptual speed and cerebral white matter integrity. Neurobiology of Aging. 29 (7), 1070-1079. PDF


  • Marks, B.L, Madden, D.J., Bucur, B., Provenzale, J.M., White, L.E., Cabeza, R., & Huettel, S.A. (2007). Role of aerobic fitness and aging on cerebral white matter integrity. Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences, 1097, 171-174.
  • Venkatraman, V., Chuah, L., Huettel, S.A., & Chee, M. (2007). Sleep deprivation elevates expectation of gains and attenuates response to losses following risky decisions. Sleep, 30 (5), 603-609. PDF
  • Madden, D.J., Spaniol, J., Whiting, W.L., Bucur, B., Provenzale, J.M., Cabeza, R., & Huettel, S.A. (2007). Adult age differences in the functional neuroanatomy of visual attention: A combined fMRI and DTI study. Neurobiology of Aging, 28 (3), 459-476. PDF
  • Tankersley, D., Stowe, C.J., & Huettel, S.A. (2007). Altruism is associated with an increased neural response to agency. Nature Neuroscience, 10 (2), 150-151. PDF


  • Huettel, S.A., Stowe, C.J., Gorden, E.M., Warner, B.T., & Platt, M.L. (2006). Neural signatures of economic preferences for risk and ambiguity. Neuron, 49, 765-775. PDF
  • Huettel, S.A. (2006). Behavioral, but not reward, risk modulates activation of prefrontal, parietal, and insular cortices. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 6, (2), 141-151. PDF


  • Huettel, S.A., Song, A.W., & McCarthy, G. (2005). Decisions under uncertainty: Probabilistic context influences activity of prefrontal and parietal cortices. Journal of Neuroscience, 25 (13), 3304-3311 PDF
  • McClernon, F.J., Hiott, F.B., Huettel, S.A., & Rose, J.E. (2005). Abstinence-Induced Changes in Self-Report Craving Correlate with Event-related fMRI Responses to Smoking Cues. Neuropsychopharmacology, 30, 1940-1947. PDF
  • Madden, D.J., Whiting, W.L., & Huettel, S.A. (2005). Age-related changes in neural activity during visual perception and attention. In R. Cabeza, L. Nyberg, & D.C. Park (Eds.), Cognitive neuroscience of aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging. New York: Oxford, p. 155-183.


  • Huettel, S.A., Song, A.W., & McCarthy, G. (2004). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates.
  • Huettel, S.A., & Misiurek, J. (2004). Modulation of prefrontal cortex activity by information toward a decision rule. NeuroReport, 15 (12), 188-192. PDF
  • Huettel, S.A., Obembe, O.O., Song, A.W., & Woldorff, M.G. (2004). The BOLD fMRI refractory effect is specific to stimulus attributes: Evidence from a visual motion paradigm. NeuroImage, 23 (1), 402-408. PDF
  • Huettel, S.A., McKeown, M.J., Song, A.W., Hart, S., Spencer, D.D., Allison, T., & McCarthy, G. (2004). Linking hemodynamic and electrophysiological measures of brain activity: Evidence from functional MRI and intracranial field potentials. Cerebral Cortex, 14 (2), 165-173.
  • Madden, D.J., Whiting, W., Provenzale, J.M., & Huettel, S.A. (2004). Age-related changes in neural activity during visual target detection measured by fMRI. Cerebral Cortex, 14 (2), 143-155.
  • Huettel, S.A., & McCarthy, G. (2004). What is odd in the oddball task? Prefrontal cortex is activated by dynamic changes in response strategy. Neuropsychologia, 42 (3), 379-386.
  • Huettel, S.A., Misiurek, J., Jurkowski, A.J., McCarthy, G. (2004). Dynamic and strategic aspects of executive processing. Brain Research, 1000, 78-84.
  • Madden, D.J., Whiting, W., Cabeza, R., & Huettel, S.A. (2004). Age-related preservation in top-down attentional guidance during visual search. Psychology and Aging, 19, 304-309.
  • Madden, D.J., Whiting, W.L., Huettel, S.A., White, L.E., MacFall, J.R., & Provenzale, J.M. (2004). Diffusion tensor imaging of adult age differences in cerebral white matter: Relation to response time. NeuroImage, 21, 1174-1181.
  • Huettel, S., Polger, T., & Riley, M. (2003). In favor of an ecological account of color. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26, 33.
  • Huettel, S.A., Mack, P.B., & McCarthy, G. (2002). Perceiving patterns in random series: Dynamic processing of sequence in prefrontal cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 5 (5), 485-490. [Cover Article; commentary by Knight and Ivry in same issue]
  • Due, D.L., Huettel, S.A., Hall, W.G., & Rubin, D.C. (2002). Functional MRI of smoking-cue-induced brain activation in deprived smokers. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159 (6), 954-960.
  • McKeown, M.J., Varadarajan, V., Huettel, S., & McCarthy, G. (2002). Deterministic and stochastic features of fMRI data: Implications for analysis of event-related experiments. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 118, 103-113.
  • Huettel, S.A., Güzeldere, G, & McCarthy, G. (2001). Dissociating the neural mechanisms of visual attention in change detection using functional MRI. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 13 (7), 1006-1018.
  • Huettel, S.A., & McCarthy, G. (2001). Regional differences in the refractory period of the hemodynamic response: an event-related fMRI study. NeuroImage, 14 (5), 967-976.
  • Huettel, S.A., & McCarthy, G. (2001). The effects of single-trial averaging upon the spatial extent of fMRI activation. NeuroReport, 12 (11), 2411-2416.
  • Huettel, S.A., Singerman, J. & McCarthy, G. (2001). The effects of aging upon the hemodynamic response measured by functional MRI. NeuroImage, 13 (1), 161-175.
  • Huettel, S.A., & Lockhead, G.R. (2001). Variability is not uniformly bad: The practices of psychologists generate research questions. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 24, 418-419.
  • McCarthy, G., & Huettel, S. (2001). A functional brain system for face processing revealed by event-related potentials and functional MRI. In Shibasaki, H., et al., (eds), Inter-areal Coupling of Human Brain Function. Elsevier Science, p. 5-16.
  • Huettel, S.A., & Lockhead, G.R. (2000). Psychologically rational choice: Selection between alternatives in a multiple-equilibrium game. Cognitive Systems Research, 1 (3), 143-160.
  • Huettel, S.A., & Needham, A. (2000). Effects of balance relations between objects on infants’ object segregation. Developmental Science, 3 (4), 415-427.
  • Huettel, S.A., & McCarthy, G. (2000). Evidence for a refractory period in the hemodynamic response to visual stimuli as measured by MRI. NeuroImage, 11 (5), 547-553.
  • Lockhead, G.R. & Huettel, S.A. (1999). Isomorphism and subjective colors. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 959-960.
  • Huettel, S.A., & Lockhead, G.R. (1999). Range effects of an irrelevant dimension on classification. Perception & Psychophysics, 61 (8), 1624-1646.
  • Huettel, S.A., & Lockhead, G.R. (1998). A framework for feature creation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 29-30.
  • Sandstrom, N.J., Kaufman, J., & Huettel, S.A. (1998). Males and females use different distal cues in a spatial navigation task. Cognitive Brain Research, 6 (4), 351-360.

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