Publications

Preprints

Castrellon, J.J., Young, J.S., Dang, L.C., Cowan, R.L., Zald, D.H., Samanez-Larkin, G.R. (2019). Mesolimbic dopamine D2 receptors and neural representations of subjective value. BioRxiv. Preprint Link

In press

Juarez, E.J., Castrellon, J.J., Green, M.A., Crawford, J.L., Seaman, K.L., Smith, C.T., Dang, L.C., Matuskey, D., Morris, E., Cowan, R.L., Zald, D.H., Samanez-Larkin, G.R. (2019, In press). Reliability of the correlative triad among aging, dopamine, and cognition. Psychology and Aging. Preprint Link

2019

Seaman, K.L., Smith, C.T., Juarez, E.J., Dang, L.C., Castrellon, J.J., Burgess, L.L., San Juan, M.D., Kundzicz, P.M., Cowan, R.L., Zald, D.H., Samanez-Larkin, G.R. (2019). Differential regional decline in dopamine receptor availability across adulthood: Linear and nonlinear effects of age. Human Brain Mapping. Link

Castrellon, J.J., Seaman K.L., Crawford, J.L., Young, J.S., Smith, C.T., Dang, L.C., Hsu, M., Cowan, R.L., Zald, D.H., Samanez-Larkin, G.R. (2019). Individual differences in dopamine are associated with reward discounting in clinical groups but not in healthy adults. Journal of Neuroscience. PDF Cover

2018

Dang, L.C., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., Castrellon, J.J., Perkins, S.F., Cowan, R.L., Zald, D.H. (2018). Individual differences in dopamine D2 receptor availability correlate with reward valuation. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. PDF

Seaman, K.L., Brooks, N., Karrer, T., Castrellon, J.J., Perkins, S.F., Dang, L.C., Hsu, M., Zald, D.H., Samanez-Larkin, G.R. (2018). Neural subjective value representation during physical effort, probability, and time discounting are stable across adulthood. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience. PDF

Dang, L.C., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., Smith, C.T., Castrellon, J.J., Perkins, S.F., Cowan, R.L., Claassen, D.O., Zald, D.H. (2018). FTO affects food cravings and interacts with age to influence age-related decline in food cravings. Physiology & Behavior. PDF

2017

Dang, L.C., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., Castrellon, J.J., Perkins, S.F., Cowan, R.L., Newhouse, P.A., Zald, D.H. (2017) Spontaneous eye blink rate (EBR) is uncorrelated with dopamine D2 receptor availability and unmodulated by dopamine agonism in healthy adults. eNeuro. PDF

Barber, S.J., Castrellon, J.J., Opitz, P., & Mather, M. (2017). Younger and older adults collaborative recall of shared and unshared emotional pictures. Memory & Cognition, 1-15. PDF

Dang, L.C., Castrellon, J.J., Perkins, S.F., Le, N.T., Cowan, R.L., Zald, D.H., Samanez-Larkin, G.R. (2017) Reduced effects of age on dopamine D2 receptor levels in physically active adults. NeuroImage, 148, 123–129. PDF

2016

Dang, L.C., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., Castrellon, J.J., Perkins, S.F., Cowan, R.L., Zald, D.H. (2016) Associations between dopamine D2 receptor availability and BMI depend on age. NeuroImage, 138, 176–183. PDF