Publications

Warren, S.L., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2021). The structure of executive dysfunction in depression and anxiety. Journal of Affective Disorders, 279, 208-216.

Guha, A., Yee, C.M., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2021). Alterations in the default mode-salience network circuit provide a potential mechanism of negativity bias in depression. Psychophysiology, 58, 1-18. doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13918.

Bartholomew, M.E., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2021). Inhibitory control of emotional processing: Theoretical and empirical considerations. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 163, 5-10. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2019.03.015

Fisher, J.E., Guha, A., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2020). Extreme-groups designs in studies of dimensional phenomena: Advantages, caveats, and recommendations. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 129, 14-20. dx.doi.org/10.1037/abn0000480

Letkiewicz, A.M.¸ Silton, R.L., Mimnaugh, K.J., Miller, G.A., Heller, W., & Sass, S.M. (2020). Childhood abuse history and altered attention to emotional stimuli in adults. Psychophysiology, 57, e13627. doi:10.1111/psyp.13627

Bartholomew, M.E., Yee, C.M., Heller, W., Miller, G.A., & Spielberg, J.M. (2019). Reconfiguration of brain networks supporting inhibition of emotional challenge. NeuroImage, 186, 350-357. doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.066

Guha, A., Spielberg, J., Lake, J., Popov, T., Heller, W., Yee, C.M., & Miller, G.A. (2019). Effective connectivity between Broca’s area and amygdala as a mechanism of top-down control in worry. Clinical Psychological Science, 7. doi: 10.1177/2167702619867098

Lake, J.I., Spielberg, J.M., Infantolino, Z.P., Crocker, L.D., Yee, C.M., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2019). Reward anticipation and punishment anticipation are instantiated in the brain via opponent mechanisms. Psychophysiology, 56, e13381. doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13381

Madian, N., Bredemeier, K., Heller, W., Miller, G. A., & Warren, S. L. (2019). Repetitive negative thought and executive dysfunction: An interactive pathway to emotional distress. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 43, 464-480.

Popov, T., Westner, B.U., Silton, R.L., Sass, S.M., Spielberg, J.M., Rockstroh, B., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2018). Time course of brain network reconfiguration supporting inhibitory control. Journal of Neuroscience, 38, 4348-4356. doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2639-17.2018.

Infantolino, Z.P., Crocker, L.D., Heller, W., Yee, C.M., & Miller, G.A. (2017). Psychophysiology in pursuit of psychopathology. In J.T. Cacioppo, L.G. Tassinary, & G.G. Berntson (Eds.), Handbook of psychophysiology (fourth edition), pp. 548-564. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Szekely, A., Silton, R.L., Heller, W., Miller, G.A., & Mohanty, A. (2017). Differential functional connectivity of rostral anterior cingulate cortex during emotional interference. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 476-486. doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsw137.

Bredemeier, K., Warren, S.L., Berenbaum, H., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2016). Executive function deficits associated with current and past major depressive symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 204, 226-233. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.03.070.

Burdwood, E.N., Infantolino, Z.P., Crocker, L.D., Spielberg, J.M., Banich, M.T., Miller, G.A., &  Heller, W. (2016). Resting-state functional connectivity differentiates anxious apprehension and anxious arousal. Psychophysiology, 53, 1451-1459. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12696.

Sharp, P.B., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2015). Transdiagnostic dimensions of anxiety: Neural mechanisms, executive functions, and new directions. International Journal of Psychophysiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2015.07.001

Spielberg, J. M., Miller, G. A., Heller, W., & Banich, M. T. (2015). Flexible brain network reconfiguration supporting inhibitory control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(32), 10020-10025.

Hur, J., Miller, G. A., McDavitt, J. R., Spielberg, J. M., Crocker, L. D., Infantolino, Z. P., … & Heller, W. (2015). Interactive effects of trait and state affect on top-down control of attention. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 10(8), 1128-1136.

Snyder, H.R., Kaiser, R., Warren, S.L., & Heller, W. (2014). Obsessive-compulsive disorder is associated with broad impairments in executive function: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychological Science.  DOI:  10.1177/216770261453421

Sadeh, M., Spielberg, J.M., Warren, S.L., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2014). Aberrant neural connectivity during emotional processing associated with post traumatic stress. Clinical Psychological Science. DOI: 10.1177/2167702614530113

Sussman, T.J., Heller, W., Miller, G.A., & Mohanty, A. (2013). Emotional distractors can enhance attention. Psychological Science, 24, 2322-2328. DOI: 10.1177/0956797613492774

Spielberg, J.M., De Leon, A.A., Bredermeier, K., Heller, W., Engels, A.S., Warren, S.L., Crocker, L.D., Sutton, B.P., & Miller, G.A. (2013). Anxiety type modulates immediate vs. delayed engagement of attention-related brain regions. Brain and Behavior, 3, 532-551.

Spielberg, J.M., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2013). Hierarchical brain networks active in approach and avoidance goal pursuit. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:284. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00284

Crocker, L.D., Heller, W,, Warren, S.L., O’Hare, A.J., Infantolino, Z.P.., & Miller, G.A. (2013). Relationships among cognition, emotion and motivation: Implications for intervention and neuroplasticity in psychopathology. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:261. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00261

Warren, S.L., Crocker, L.D., Spielberg, J.M., Engels, A.S., Banich, M.T., Sutton, B.P., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2013). Cortical organization of inhibition-related functions and modulation by psychopathology. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:271. DOI 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00271

Miller, G.A., Crocker, L.D., Spielberg, J.M., Infantolino, Z.P., & Heller, W. (2013). Issues in localization of brain function: The case of lateralized frontal cortex in cognition, emotion, and psychopathology. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 3.

Fisher, J.E., Heller, W & Miller, G.A.(2013). Neuropsychological differentiation of adaptive creativity and schizotypal cognition. Personality and Individual differences, 54, 70-75.

Crocker, L.D., Heller, W., Spielberg, J.M., Warren, S.L., Bredermeier, K., Sutton, B.P., Banich, M.T., & Miller, G.A. (2012). Neural mechanisms in attentional control differentiate trait and state negative affect. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 3.

Spielberg, J.M., Miller, G.A., Warren, S.L., Engels, A.S., Crocker, L.D., Banich, M.T., Sutton, B.P., & Heller, W. (2012). A brain network instantiating approach and avoidance motivation. Psychophysiology, 49, 1200-1214.

Spielberg, J.M., Miller, G.A., Warren, S.L., Engels, A.S., Crocker, L.D., Sutton, B.P. & Heller, W. (2012). Trait motivation moderates neural activation associated with goal pursuit. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 308-322.

Heller, W., & Mukherjee, D. (2012). Implications of memory loss for personal and social identity, and a role for mindfulness. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 4, 55-56.

Spielberg, J.M., Heller, W., Silton, R.L., Stewart, J.L., & Miller, G.A. (2011). Approach and avoidance profiles distinguish dimensions of anxiety and depression. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 35, 359-371.

Silton, R.L., Heller, W., Towers, D.N., Engels, A.S., Edgar, J.C., Spielberg, J.M., Sass, S.M., Stewart, J.L., Sutton, B.P., Banich, M.T., & Miller, G.A. (2011). Depression and anxious apprehension distinguish frontocingulate cortical activity during top-down attentional control. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 272-285.

Spielberg, J.M., Miller, G.A., Engels, A.S., Herrington, J.D., Sutton, B.P., Banich, M.T., & Heller, W. (2011). Trait approach and avoidance motivation: Lateralized neural activity associated with executive function. NeuroImage, 54, 661-670.

Fisher, J.E., Sass, S.M., Heller, W., Silton, R.L., Edgar, C.E., Stewart, J.L., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Time course of processing emotional stimuli as a function of perceived emotional intelligence, anxiety, and depression. Emotion, 4, 486-497.

Warren, S.L., Bost, K.K., Roisman, G.I., Silton, R.L., Spielberg, J.M., Engels, A.S., Choi, E., Sutton, B.P., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2010). Effects of adult attachment and emotional distractors on brain mechanisms of cognitive control. Psychological Science, 21, 1818-1826.

Stewart, J.L., Silton, R.L., Sass, S.M., Fisher, J.E., Edgar, J.C., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Attentional bias to negative emotion as a function of approach and withdrawal anger styles: An ERP investigation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 76, 9-18.

Herrington, J.D., Heller, W., Mohanty, A., Engels, A.S., Banich, M.T., Webb, A.G., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Localization of asymmetric brain function in emotion and depression. Psychophysiology, 47, 442-454.

Bredemeier, K., Spielberg, J.M., Silton, R.L., Berenbaum, H., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Screening for depressive disorders using the Mood and Anxiety Symptoms Questionnaire Anhedonic Depression Scale: A receiver-operating characteristic analysis. Psychological Assessment, 22, 702-710.

Engels, A.S., Heller, W., Spielberg, J.M., Warren, S.L., Sutton, B.P, Banich, M.T., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Co-occurring anxiety influences patterns of brain asymmetry in depression. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 10, 141-156.

Silton, R.L., Miller, G.A., Towers, D.N., Engels, A.S., Edgar, J.C., Spielberg, J.M., Sass, S.M., Stewart, J.L., Sutton, B.P., Banich, M.T., & Heller, W. (2010). The time course of activity in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex during top-down attentional control. NeuroImage, 50, 1292-1302.

Sass, S.M., Heller, W., Stewart, J.L., Silton, R.L., Edgar, C., Fisher, J.E., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Time course of attentional bias to threat in anxiety: Emotion and gender specificity. Psychophysiology, 47, 247-259.

Herrington, J.D., Koven, N., Heller, W., Miller, G.A., & Nitschke, J.B. (2009). Frontal asymmetry in emotion, motivation, personality and psychopathology: Electrocortical and hemodynamic neuroimaging. In S.J. Wood, N. Allen, & C. Pantelis (Eds.), The neuropsychology of mental illness (pp. 49-66). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Banich, M.T., Mackiewicz, K.L., Depue, B.E., Whitmer, A., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2009). Cognitive control mechanisms, emotion, & memory: A neural perspective with implications for psychopathology. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 33, 613-630.

Warren, S.L., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2008). Emotional facilitation and disruption of memory. In M. Guadagnoli, A.S. Benjamin, S. de Belle, B. Entyre, & T. Polk. (Eds.). Human learning: Biology, brain and neuroscience. Holland: Elsevier.

Stewart, J.L., Levin, R.L., Heller, W., Sass, S.M., & Miller, G.A. (2008). Anger style, psychopathology, and regional brain activity. Emotion, 8, 701-713.

Spielberg, J.M., Stewart, J.L., Levin, R.L., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2008). Prefrontal cortex emotion, and approach/withdrawal motivation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2, 135-153.

Mohanty, A., Koven, N.S., Fisher, J.E., Herrington, J.D., Miller, G.A., & , Heller, W. (2008). Specificity of emotion-related effects on attentional processing in schizotypy. Schizophrenia Research, 103, 129-137.

Mohanty, A., Engels, A.S., Herrington, J.D., Heller, W., Ho, R.M., Banich, M.T., Webb, A.G., Warren, S.L., & Miller, G.A. (2007). Differential engagement of anterior cingulate cortex subdivisions for cognitive and emotional function. Psychophysiology, 44, 352-363.

Miller, G.A., Elbert, T., Sutton, B.P., & Heller, W. (2007). Innovative clinical assessment technologies: Challenges and opportunities in neuroimaging. Psychological Assessment, 19, 58-73.

Levin, R.L., Heller, W., Mohanty, A., Herrington, J.D., & Miller, G.A. (2007). Cognitive deficits in depression and functional specificity of regional brain activity. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 31, 211-233.

Engels, A.S., Heller, W., Mohanty, A., Herrington, J.D., Banich, M.T., Webb, A.G., & Miller, G.A. (2007). Specificity of regional brain activity in anxiety types during emotion processing. Psychophysiology, 44, 352-363.

Heller, W., Levin, R.L., Mukherjee, D., & Reis, J.P. (2006). Characters in contexts: Identity and personality processes that influence individual and family adjustment to brain injury. Journal of Rehabilitation, 72, 44-49.

We would like to thank the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Mental Health for providing us with funding to carry out our research.