James Blair, PhD

Director

  • 21641 Citations
  • 80 h-Index
19952019
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Research Output 1995 2019

2019

Alcohol use disorder and cannabis use disorder symptomatology in adolescents are differentially related to dysfunction in brain regions supporting face processing

Leiker, E. K., Meffert, H., Thornton, L. C., Taylor, B. K., Aloi, J., Abdel-Rahim, H., Shah, N., Tyler, P. M., White, S. F., Blair, K. S., Filbey, F., Pope, K., Dobbertin, M. & Blair, R. J. R., Oct 30 2019, In : Psychiatry Research - Neuroimaging. 292, p. 62-71 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Alcohols
Brain
Prefrontal Cortex
Occipital Lobe

Applying a Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective to Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Implications for Schools

Tyler, P. M., White, S. F., Thompson, R. W. & Blair, R. J., Jan 2 2019, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 44, 1, p. 17-42 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Aggression
Decision Making
Mental Health
Students

Association of Different Types of Childhood Maltreatment With Emotional Responding and Response Control Among Youths

Blair, K. S., Aloi, J., Crum, K., Meffert, H., White, S. F., Taylor, B. K., Leiker, E. K., Thornton, L. C., Tyler, P. M., Shah, N., Johnson, K., Abdel-Rahim, H., Lukoff, J., Dobbertin, M., Pope, K., Pollak, S. & Blair, R. J., May 3 2019, In : JAMA Network Open. 2, 5, p. e194604

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Somatosensory Cortex
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Wounds and Injuries
Parietal Lobe

Cognitive and neural facets of dissociation in a traumatized population

Fani, N., King, T. Z., Powers, A., Hardy, R. A., Siegle, G. J., Blair, R. J., Surapaneni, S., Van Rooij, S., Ressler, K. J., Jovanovic, T. & Bradley, B., Aug 2019, In : Emotion. 19, 5, p. 863-875 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amygdala
Wounds and Injuries
Population
Equipment and Supplies
Cues
2 Citations (Scopus)

Differential dysfunctions related to alcohol and cannabis use disorder symptoms in reward and error-processing neuro-circuitries in adolescents

Aloi, J., Meffert, H., White, S. F., Blair, K. S., Hwang, S., Tyler, P. M., Thornton, L. C., Crum, K. I., Adams, K. O., Killanin, A. D., Filbey, F., Pope, K. & Blair, R. J. R., Apr 2019, In : Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 36, 100618.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Reward
Alcohols
Psychiatry
Marijuana Abuse
2 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic underpinnings of callous-unemotional traits and emotion recognition in children, adolescents, and emerging adults

Moore, A. A., Rappaport, L. M., Blair, R. J., Pine, D. S., Leibenluft, E., Brotman, M. A., Hettema, J. M. & Roberson-Nay, R., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 60, 6, p. 638-645 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emotions
Fear
Cues
Equipment and Supplies
Recognition (Psychology)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Intensity, not emotion: The role of poverty in emotion labeling ability in middle childhood

Erhart, A., Dmitrieva, J., Blair, R. J. & Kim, P., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 180, p. 131-140 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Poverty
Emotions
Psychopathology
Research Design
1 Citation (Scopus)

Psychometrics of a Brief Trauma Symptom Screen for Youth in Residential Care

Tyler, P. M., Mason, W. A., Chmelka, M. B., Patwardan, I., Dobbertin, M., Pope, K., Shah, N., Abdel-Rahim, H., Johnson, K. & Blair, R. J., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Traumatic Stress. 32, 5, p. 753-763 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychometrics
Wounds and Injuries
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Psychiatry
Needs Assessment

Segregating sustained attention from response inhibition in ADHD: An fMRI study

Hwang, S., Meffert, H., Parsley, I., Tyler, P. M., Erway, A. K., Botkin, M. L., Pope, K. & Blair, R. J. R., 2019, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 21, 101677.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Prefrontal Cortex
Inhibition (Psychology)

The genetic underpinnings of callous-unemotional traits: A systematic research review

Moore, A. A., Blair, R. J., Hettema, J. M. & Roberson-Nay, R., May 2019, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 100, p. 85-97 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Oxytocin
Serotonin
Genome
Genome-Wide Association Study
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

Threat Responsiveness as a Function of Cannabis and Alcohol Use Disorder Severity

Blair, R. J. R., White, S. F., Tyler, P. M., Johnson, K., Lukoff, J., Thornton, L. C., Leiker, E. K., Filbey, F., Dobbertin, M. & Blair, K. S., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 29, 7, p. 526-534 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Alcohols
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Marijuana Abuse
Temporal Lobe
1 Citation (Scopus)

What role can cognitive neuroscience play in violence prevention?

Blair, R. J. R., May 1 2019, In : Aggression and Violent Behavior. 46, p. 158-164 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Violence
Explosions
Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Dysfunction
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Developmental Twin Study of Emotion Recognition and Its Negative Affective Clinical Correlates

Rappaport, L. M., Carney, D. M., Verhulst, B., Neale, M. C., Blair, J., Brotman, M. A., Pine, D. S., Leibenluft, E., Hettema, J. M. & Roberson-Nay, R., Dec 2018, In : Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 57, 12, p. 925-933.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Twin Studies
Emotions
Happiness
Depression
Aptitude
9 Citations (Scopus)

Adolescents show differential dysfunctions related to Alcohol and Cannabis Use Disorder severity in emotion and executive attention neuro-circuitries

Aloi, J., Blair, K., Crum, K. I., Meffert, H., White, S. F., Tyler, P. M., Thornton, L. C., Mobley, A. M., Killanin, A. D., Adams, K. O., Filbey, F., Pope, K. & Blair, R. J., Jan 1 2018, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 19, p. 782-792 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Parietal Lobe
Emotions
Alcohols
Gyrus Cinguli
19 Citations (Scopus)

Callousness and affective face processing in adults: Behavioral and brain-potential indicators

Brislin, S. J., Yancey, J. R., Perkins, E. R., Palumbo, I. M., Drislane, L. E., Salekin, R. T., Fanti, K. A., Kimonis, E. R., Frick, P. J., Blair, R. J. & Patrick, C. J., Mar 2018, In : Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 9, 2, p. 122-132 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain
Expressed Emotion
Conduct Disorder
Child Behavior
Psychiatry

Dysfunctional social reinforcement processing in disruptive behavior disorders: An functional magnetic resonance imaging study

Hwang, S., Meffert, H., Van Tieghem, M. R., Sinclair, S., Bookheimer, S. Y., Vaughan, B. & Blair, R. J., Nov 2018, In : Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience. 16, 4, p. 449-460 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Reinforcement
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Reward
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Operant Conditioning
3 Citations (Scopus)

Increased cognitive control and reduced emotional interference is associated with reduced PTSD symptom severity in a trauma-exposed sample: A preliminary longitudinal study

White, S. F., Costanzo, M. E., Thornton, L. C., Mobley, A. M., Blair, R. J. & Roy, M. J., Aug 30 2018, In : Psychiatry Research - Neuroimaging. 278, p. 7-12 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Longitudinal Studies
Wounds and Injuries
Parietal Lobe
Gyrus Cinguli
1 Citation (Scopus)

Looming Threats and Animacy: Reduced Responsiveness in Youth with Disrupted Behavior Disorders

White, S. F., Thornton, L. C., Leshin, J., Clanton, R., Sinclair, S., Coker-Appiah, D., Meffert, H., Hwang, S. & Blair, R. J., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 46, 4, p. 741-754 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Disorders
Amygdala
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Parietal Lobe
Frontal Lobe
4 Citations (Scopus)

Moderation of prior exposure to trauma on the inverse relationship between callous-unemotional traits and amygdala responses to fearful expressions: An exploratory study

Meffert, H., Thornton, L. C., Tyler, P. M., Botkin, M. L., Erway, A. K., Kolli, V., Pope, K., White, S. F. & Blair, R. J., Nov 1 2018, In : Psychological medicine. 48, 15, p. 2530-2540 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amygdala
Wounds and Injuries
Fear
Guilt
Self Report
19 Citations (Scopus)

Neuro-cognitive system dysfunction and symptom sets: A review of fMRI studies in youth with conduct problems

Blair, R. J. R., Veroude, K. & Buitelaar, J. K., Aug 2018, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 91, p. 69-90 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Decision Making
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rat behavior and dopamine release are modulated by conspecific distress

Lichtenberg, N. T., Lee, B., Kashtelyan, V., Chappa, B. S., Girma, H. T., Green, E. A., Kantor, S., Lagowala, D. A., Myers, M. A., Potemri, D., Pecukonis, M. G., Tesfay, R. T., Walters, M. S., Zhao, A. C., Blair, R. J. R., Cheer, J. F. & Roesch, M. R., Nov 1 2018, In : eLife. 7, e38090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rats
Dopamine
Shock
Cues
Interpersonal Relations
29 Citations (Scopus)

The neurodevelopmental basis of early childhood disruptive behavior: Irritable and callous phenotypes as exemplars

Wakschlag, L. S., Perlman, S. B., Blair, R. J., Leibenluft, E., Briggs-Gowan, M. J. & Pine, D. S., Feb 1 2018, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 175, 2, p. 114-130 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Phenotype
Psychiatry
Neuronal Plasticity
Anniversaries and Special Events
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

The role of ventral striatum in reward-based attentional bias

Meffert, H., Penner, E., VanTieghem, M. R., Sypher, I., Leshin, J. & Blair, R. J., Jun 15 2018, In : Brain Research. 1689, p. 89-97 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
Color
Visual Cortex
Attentional Bias
Ventral Striatum
6 Citations (Scopus)
Anger
Aggression
aggression
emotions
Borderline Personality Disorder
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

A neurocomputational investigation of reinforcement-based decision making as a candidate latent vulnerability mechanism in maltreated children

Gerin, M. I., Puetz, V. B., Blair, R. J., White, S. F., Sethi, A., Hoffmann, F., Palmer, A. L., Viding, E. & McCrory, E. J., Dec 1 2017, In : Development and Psychopathology. 29, 5, p. 1689-1705 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Psychiatry
Aptitude
Somatosensory Cortex
Putamen
5 Citations (Scopus)

Emotion-based learning systems and the development of morality

Blair, R. J. R., Oct 2017, In : Cognition. 167, p. 38-45 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

morality
Emotions
emotion
Learning
moral judgement
1 Citation (Scopus)

Heightened amygdala responsiveness in s-carriers of 5-HTTLPR genetic polymorphism reflects enhanced cortical rather than subcortical inputs: An MEG study

Luo, Q., Holroyd, T., Mitchell, D., Yu, H., Cheng, X., Hodgkinson, C., Chen, G., McCaffrey, D., Goldman, D. & Blair, R. J., Sep 2017, In : Human Brain Mapping. 38, 9, p. 4313-4321 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetoencephalography
Genetic Polymorphisms
Amygdala
Alleles
Temporal Lobe
4 Citations (Scopus)

Neural correlates of conventional and harm/welfare-based moral decision-making

White, S. F., Zhao, H., Leong, K. K., Smetana, J. G., Nucci, L. P. & Blair, R. J., Dec 1 2017, In : Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. 17, 6, p. 1114-1128 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temporal Lobe
Decision Making
Frontal Lobe
Prefrontal Cortex
Healthy Volunteers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Neurodevelopmental changes in social reinforcement processing: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study

Hwang, S., Meffert, H., VanTieghem, M. R., White, S. F., Sinclair, S., Bookheimer, S. Y. & Blair, R. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience. 15, 4, p. 369-381 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Reinforcement
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Reward
Young Adult
Gyrus Cinguli
16 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction error representation in individuals with generalized anxiety disorder during passive avoidance

White, S. F., Geraci, M., Lewis, E., Leshin, J., Teng, C., Averbeck, B., Meffert, H., Ernst, M., Blair, R. J., Grillon, C. & Blair, K., Feb 1 2017, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 174, 2, p. 110-117 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety Disorders
Decision Making
Healthy Volunteers
Punishment
Reward
3 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced optimism and a heightened neural response to everyday worries are specific to generalized anxiety disorder, and not seen in social anxiety

Blair, K. S., Otero, M., Teng, C., Geraci, M., Ernst, M., Blair, R. J. R., Pine, D. S. & Grillon, C., Jul 1 2017, In : Psychological medicine. 47, 10, p. 1806-1815 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety
Prefrontal Cortex
Biomarkers
Heartburn
6 Citations (Scopus)

Test-retest reliability of the facial expression labeling task

Cecilione, J. L., Rappaport, L. M., Verhulst, B., Carney, D. M., Blair, R. J. R., Brotman, M. A., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D. S., Roberson-Nay, R. & Hettema, J. M., Dec 2017, In : Psychological Assessment. 29, 12, p. 1537-1542 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Facial Expression
Reproducibility of Results
Emotions
Aptitude
Endophenotypes
1 Citation (Scopus)

The processing of animacy information is disrupted as a function of callous-unemotional traits in youth with disruptive behavior disorders

Thornton, L. C., Penner, E. A., Nolan, Z. T., Adalio, C. J., Sinclair, S., Meffert, H., Hwang, S., Blair, R. J. & White, S. F., Jan 1 2017, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 16, p. 498-506 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Automatic Data Processing
Amygdala
Conduct Disorder
Temporal Lobe

Valence specific response reversal deficits and risk for mania

Feiss, A., Johnson, S. L., Peckham, A. & Blair, J., Oct 1 2017, In : Motivation and Emotion. 41, 5, p. 661-670 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bipolar Disorder
Reward
Punishment
Reversal Learning
Personality
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Abnormal decision-making in generalized anxiety disorder: Aversion of risk or stimulus-reinforcement impairment?

Teng, C., Otero, M., Geraci, M., Blair, R. J. R., Pine, D. S., Grillon, C. & Blair, K. S., Mar 30 2016, In : Psychiatry Research. 237, p. 351-356 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety Disorders
Decision Making
Punishment
Reward
Avoidance Learning

BOLD data representing activation and connectivity for rare no-go versus frequent go cues

Meffert, H., Hwang, S., Nolan, Z. T., Chen, G. & Blair, J. R., Jun 1 2016, In : Data in Brief. 7, p. 66-70 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

activation
brain
stimulus
interaction
22 Citations (Scopus)

Dual neurocircuitry dysfunctions in disruptive behavior disorders: Emotional responding and response inhibition

Hwang, S., Nolan, Z. T., White, S. F., Williams, W. C., Sinclair, S. & Blair, R. J., May 1 2016, In : Psychological medicine. 46, 7, p. 1485-1496 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Prefrontal Cortex
Amygdala
Inhibition (Psychology)
Conduct Disorder
22 Citations (Scopus)
Decision Making
Prefrontal Cortex
Residential Treatment
Task Performance and Analysis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
4 Citations (Scopus)

Learning from other people's fear: Amygdala-based social reference learning in social anxiety disorder

Blair, K. S., Otero, M., Teng, C., Geraci, M., Lewis, E., Hollon, N., Blair, R. J. R., Ernst, M., Grillon, C. & Pine, D. S., Oct 1 2016, In : Psychological medicine. 46, 14, p. 2943-2953 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amygdala
Fear
Learning
Anxiety
Biomarkers
28 Citations (Scopus)

Neural correlates of the propensity for retaliatory behavior in youths with disruptive behavior disorders

White, S. F., Van Tieghem, M., Brislin, S. J., Sypher, I., Sinclair, S., Pine, D. S., Hwang, S. & Blair, R. J. R., Mar 1 2016, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 173, 3, p. 282-290 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Prefrontal Cortex
Aggression
Amygdala
Conduct Disorder
11 Citations (Scopus)

Segregating attention from response control when performing a motor inhibition task. Segregating attention from response control

Meffert, H., Hwang, S., Nolan, Z. T., Chen, G. & Blair, J. R., Feb 1 2016, In : NeuroImage. 126, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Motor Cortex
Prefrontal Cortex
Visual Cortex
Basal Ganglia
1 Citation (Scopus)

The neurobiology of disruptive behavior disorder

Blair, J. R., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 173, 11, p. 1073-1074 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurobiology
33 Citations (Scopus)

The Neurobiology of Impulsive Aggression

Blair, R. J. R., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 26, 1, p. 4-9 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Neurobiology
Aggression
Anger
Periaqueductal Gray
Frontal Lobe
4 Citations (Scopus)

Youth with substance abuse histories exhibit dysfunctional representation of expected value during a passive avoidance task

White, S. F., Tyler, P., Botkin, M. L., Erway, A. K., Thornton, L. C., Kolli, V., Pope, K., Meffert, H. & Blair, R. J., Nov 30 2016, In : Psychiatry Research - Neuroimaging. 257, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substance-Related Disorders
Decision Making
Punishment
Gyrus Cinguli
Prefrontal Cortex
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Conduct disorder and callous-unemotional traits in youth

Blair, R. J. R., Leibenluft, E. & Pine, D. S., Feb 19 2015, In : The New England journal of medicine. 372, 8, p. 784 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Child Behavior Disorders
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Conduct Disorder
10 Citations (Scopus)

Executive attention control and emotional responding in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - A functional MRI study

Hwang, S., White, S. F., Nolan, Z. T., Craig Williams, W., Sinclair, S. & Blair, R. J. R., Jan 1 2015, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 9, p. 545-554 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Frontal Lobe
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Emotions
25 Citations (Scopus)

Psychopathic traits from an RDoC perspective

Blair, RJR. J. R., Feb 1 2015, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 30, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Decision Making
Reinforcement (Psychology)

Psychopathy

White, S. F. & Blair, J. R., Mar 26 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 451-456 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

reinforcement
developmental disorder
aggression
deficit
stimulus
33 Citations (Scopus)

PTSD symptom severity is associated with increased recruitment of top-down attentional control in a trauma-exposed sample

White, S. F., Costanzo, M. E., Blair, J. R. & Roy, M. J., 2015, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 7, p. 19-27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Wounds and Injuries
Amygdala
Parietal Lobe
Frontal Lobe