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2022 and in press

Freeman, C. †, Panier, L. †, Schaffer, J. †, & Weinberg, A., (in press) Neural response to social, but not monetary, reward predicts increases in depressive symptoms across the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychophysiology


Weinberg, A. (in press) Pathways to depression: Dynamic associations between neural responses to appetitive cues in the environment, stress, and the development of illness. Psychophysiology.  


Freeman, C. †, Olino, T., Barbeau, E., Weinberg, A., & Chai, X. (2022), Family History of Depression and Neural Reward Sensitivity: Findings from the ABCD Study. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging


Sandre, A. †, Freeman, C. †, Renault, H. †, Humphreys, K., & Weinberg, A. (2022) Infants of mothers with depressive symptoms show blunted neural responses to emotional faces of their mother, and not of female strangers. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience


Banica, I. †, Allison, G., Racine, S., Foti, D., & Weinberg, A. (2022) All the Pringle Ladies: Neural and behavioral responses to high-calorie food rewards in young adult women. Psychophysiology.


Weinberg, A., Kujawa, A., & Riesel, A. (2022). Understanding Trajectories to Anxiety and Depression: Neural Responses to Errors and Rewards as Indices of Susceptibility to Stressful Life Events. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 31(2), 115-123.

Banica, I. †, Schell, S., Racine, S., & Weinberg, A. (2022) Associations between different facets of anhedonia and neural response to monetary, social, and food reward in emerging adult females. Biological Psychology.  


Sandre, A. †, Morningstar, M., Farrel-Reeves, A., Dirks, M.A., & Weinberg, A. (2022) Neural and behavioral indices of attention to ambiguous and non-ambiguous adult and peer emotional expressions in adolescence and emerging adulthood. Psychophysiology.  


Panier, L. †, Punturieri, C. †, Ethridge, P. †, Farrel-Reeves, A., Kujawa, A., Dirks, M.A., & Weinberg, A. (2022) Peer victimization and neural sensitivity to peer feedback in early adolescence. Developmental Psychobiology.


Bogdanov, M., Renault, H. †, Weinberg, A., & Otto, A.R. (2022) Cognitive effort exertion increases electrophysiological correlates of reward evaluation during outcome delivery. Cerebral Cortex.


Funkhouser, C.J., Katz, E.E., Stevens, E.S., Weinberg, A., Nabb, C.B., & Shankman, S.A. (2022) Associations between repetitive negative thinking and habituation of aversive responding within and between sessions. Affective Science.


Freeman, C. †, Ethridge, P. †, Banica, I. †, Sandre, A. †, Dirks, M.A., Kujawa, A., & Weinberg, A. (2022) Neural response to rewarding social feedback in never-depressed adolescent girls and their mothers with remitted depression: Associations with multiple risk indices. Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science.


Sandre. A.†, Panier, L. †, Jussaume, A. †, Weinberg, A. (in press) Internal consistency reliability of the P300 to novelty in infants. Developmental Psychobiology.

Ethridge, P. †, Freeman, C. †, Sandre, A. †, Banica, I. †, Dirks, M.A., & Weinberg, A. (2021) Intergenerational transmission of depression risk: Mothers’ neural response to rewards and history of depression are associated with daughters’ neural response to rewards across adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology.  


Riesel, A., Endrass, T.E., & Weinberg, A. (2021) Biomarkers of Mental Disorders: Psychophysiological Measures as Indicators of Mechanisms, Risk, and Outcome Prediction. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 


Iyer, E.S., Weinberg, A., & Bagot, R.C. (2021). Ambiguity and conflict: Dissecting uncertainty in animal models. Behavioral Neuroscience.


Weinberg, A.*, Correa, K.*, Stevens, E., & Shankman, S.A. (2021) The emotion-elicited late positive potential is stable across five testing sessions.  Psychophysiology. *Co-first authors


Weinberg, A., Ethridge, P. †, Pegg, S.N., Freeman, C. †, Dirks, M.A., & Kujawa, A. (2021) Neural responses to social acceptance predict behavioral adjustments following peer feedback in the context of a real-time social interaction task. Psychophysiology, 58 (11) e13904. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.13748 


Banica, I. †, Sandre, A. †, Shields, G.S., Slavich, G.M., & Weinberg, A. (2021) Associations between lifetime stress exposure and the error-related negativity (ERN) differ based on stressor characteristics and exposure timing. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience.


Schell, S.E., Banica, I. †, Weinberg, A., & Racine, S.E. (2021) Hunger games: Associations between core eating disorder symptoms and responses to rejection by peers during competition. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 54(5), 802-811.


Ethridge, P. †, Ali, N., Racine, S. Pruessner, J. & Weinberg, A (2020) Risk and resilience in an acute stress paradigm: Evidence from salivary cortisol and time-frequency analysis of the reward positivity. Clinical Psychological Science.

Sandre, A. †, Banica, I. †, Riesel, A., Flake, J., Klawohn, J., & Weinberg, A. (2020) Comparing the effects of different methodological decisions on the error-related negativity and its associations with behavior and gender. International Journal of Psychophysiology.

Freeman, C. †, Dirks, M.A., & Weinberg, A. (2020) Neural response to rewards predicts risk-taking in late but not early adolescent females. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Kujawa, A., Klein, D., Pegg, S.N., & Weinberg, A. (2020) Developmental trajectories to reduced activation of positive valence systems: Considering the role of genes, parenting, and stress. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Banica, I. , Sandre, A. , Shields, G. S., Slavich, G. M., & Weinberg, A. (2020). The error-related negativity (ERN) moderates the association between interpersonal stress and anxiety symptoms six months later. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 153, 27–36. 

Imburgio, M. J., Banica, I. , Hill, K. E., Weinberg, A., Foti, D., & Macnamara, A. (2020). Establishing norms for error-related brain activity during the arrow Flanker task among young adults. NeuroImage, 213, 116694. 

Bauer, E. A., Macnamara, A., Sandre, A. , Lonsdorf, T. B., Weinberg, A., Morriss, J., & Reekum, C. M. (2020). Intolerance of uncertainty and threat generalization: A replication and extension. Psychophysiology, 57(5). 

Klawohn, J., Meyer, A., Weinberg, A., & Hajcak, G. (2020). Methodological choices in event-related potential (ERP) research and their impact on internal consistency reliability and individual differences: An examination of the error-related negativity (ERN) and anxiety. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 129(1), 29–37.


Riesel, A., Kathmann, N., Wüllhorst, V., Banica, I. , & Weinberg, A. (2019). Punishment has a persistent effect on error-related brain activity in highly anxious individuals twenty-four hours after conditioning. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 146, 63–72. 

Sandre, A. , & Weinberg, A. (2019). Neither wrong nor right: Theta and delta power increase during performance monitoring under conditions of uncertainty. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 146, 225–239. 

Pegg, S., Ethridge, P. , Shields, G. S., Slavich, G. M., Weinberg, A., & Kujawa, A. (2019). Blunted Social Reward Responsiveness Moderates the Effect of Lifetime Social Stress Exposure on Depressive Symptoms. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 13. 

Sandre, A. , Bagot, R. C., & Weinberg, A. (2019). Blunted neural response to appetitive images prospectively predicts symptoms of depression, and not anxiety, during the transition to university. Biological Psychology, 145, 31–41. 

Huggins, A. A., Weinberg, A., Gorka, S. M., & Shankman, S. A. (2019). Blunted neural response to gains versus losses associated with both risk‐prone and risk‐averse behavior in a clinically diverse sample. Psychophysiology, 56(6).

Banica, I. , Sandre, A. , & Weinberg, A. (2019). Overprotective/authoritarian maternal parenting is associated with an enhanced error-related negativity (ERN) in emerging adult females. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 137, 12–20. 

Dieterich, R., Endrass, T., Kathmann, N., & Weinberg, A. (2019). Unpredictability impairs goal-directed target processing and performance. Biological Psychology, 142, 29–36. 

Gorka, S. M., Lieberman, L., Kreutzer, K. A., Carrillo, V., Weinberg, A., & Shankman, S. A. (2019). Error-related neural activity and alcohol use disorder: Differences from risk to remission. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 92, 271–278. 


Ethridge, P. †, Sandre, A. †, Dirks, M.A. & Weinberg, A. (2018) Past-year peer victimization is associated with blunted neural response to rewards. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 1259-1267.

Foti, D. & Weinberg, A. (2018) Reward and feedback processing: State of the field, best practices, and future directions. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 132, 171-174.


Ethridge, P. † & Weinberg, A. (2018) Psychometric Properties of Neural Responses to Monetary and Social Rewards across Development. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 132, 311-322.

Weinberg, A., May, Alexis M., Klonsky, E.D., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G. (2018) Is there an effect of medications on neural response to threat in patients who have attempted suicide? A response to Lewine. Clinical Psychological Science, 6, 299-300

Sandre, A. †, Ethridge, P. †, Kim, I. †, & Weinberg, A.  (2018) Childhood maltreatment is associated with increased neural response to ambiguous threatening expressions in adulthood: Evidence from the Late Positive Potential. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 18, 143- 154.


Stevens, E.S., Weinberg, A., Nelson, B.D., Meissel, E.E., & Shankman, S.A. (2018). Comparing the effects of panic disorder vs. anxiety sensitivity on event-related potentials to predictable and unpredictable threat. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 52, 887

Weinberg, A., & Sandre, A. † (2018) Distinct associations between low positive affect, panic, and neural responses to reward and threat during late stages of affective picture processing. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 59-68


Bondy, E., Stewart, J.G., Hajcak, G., Weinberg, A., Tarlow, N., Mittal, V.A., Auerbach, R.P. (2018) Emotion processing in female youth: Testing the stability of the late positive potential. Psychophysiology, 55,


Weinberg, A.*, May, Alexis M.*, Klonsky, E.D., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G. (2017) Decreased neural response to threat differentiates patients who have attempted suicide from non-attempters with current ideation. Clinical Psychological Science, 5, 952-963.

* Co-First Authors

Waszczuk, M.A., Zimmerman, M., Ruggero, C., Li, K., MacNamara, A., Weinberg, A., Hajcak, G., Watson, D., & Kotov, R. (2017). What do clinicians treat: diagnoses or symptoms? The incremental validity of symptom-based, dimensional characterization of emotional disorders in predicting medication prescription patterns. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 79, 80-88


Ethridge, P. †, Kujawa, A.J., Dirks, M.A., Arfer, K.B., Kessel, E.M., Klein, D.N., & Weinberg, A. (2017) Neural Responses to Social and Monetary Reward in Early Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood. Psychophysiology, 54, 1786-1799


Lieberman, L., Stevens, E.S., Funkhouser, C., Weinberg, A., Sarapas, C., Huggins, A.A., & Shankman, S.A.. (2017) How many blinks are necessary for a reliable startle response? International Journal of Psychophysiology, 114, 25

Weinberg, A., & Shankman, S.A., (2017) Blunted reward processing in remitted melancholic depression. Clinical Psychological Science, 5, 14-25.

Katz, A.C., Weinberg, A., Gorka, S.M., Auerbach, R.P. & Shankman, S.A. (2017) Effect of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and panic disorder on defensive responding. Journal of Psychophysiology, 32, 43-52


Sarapas, C., Weinberg, A., Langenecker, S.A., Shankman, S.A. (2017) Relationships among attention networks and physiological responding to threat. Brain and Cognition, 111, 63-72.  


Kujawa, A., Weinberg, A., Bunford, N, Fitzgerald, K.D., Hanna, G.L., Swain, J.E., Monk, C.S., Kennedy, A.E., Klumpp, H., Hajcak, G., & Phan, K.L. (2016) Error-related brain activity in youth and young adults before and after treatment for Generalized or Social Anxiety Disorder. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 71, 162-168.

Weinberg, A., Liu, H., & Shankman, S.A., (2016) Blunted neural response to errors as a trait marker of melancholic depression. Biological Psychology, 113, 100-107.

Weinberg, A., Perlman, G., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G., (2016) Depression and neural response to emotional images: Distinction from anxiety, and importance of subdimensions and age of onset. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 26-32.

Weinberg, A., Meyer, A.M., Hale-Rude, E., Perlman, G., Kotov, R., Klein, D.N. & Hajcak, G. (2016). Error-related negativity and sustained threat: Conceptual framework and empirical evaluation in an adolescent sample. Psychophysiology, 53, 372-385.

Sussman, T.J., Weinberg, A., Szekely, A., Hajcak, G.., & Mohanty, A. (2016) Here comes trouble: Expectation of threat enhances perception. Cerebral Cortex. 27(4), 2695-2707


Weinberg, A., Liu, H., Hajcak, G. & Shankman, S.A., (2015). Blunted neural response to rewards as a vulnerability factor for anhedonic depression: Results from a family study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 878.


Weinberg, A., Dieterich, R., & Riesel, A., (2015) Error-related brain activity in the age of RDoC: A review of the literature. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 98, 276-299.  


Nelson, B.D., Weinberg, A., Pawluk, J., Gawlowska, M., & Proudfit, G.H. (2015) An Event-Related Potential Investigation of Fear Generalization and Intolerance of Uncertainty. Behavior Therapy, 46, 661-670.   


Olsson, A., Kross, E., Nordberg, S., Weinberg, A., Weber, J., Schmer-Galunder, S., Fossella, J., Wager, T., Bonnano, G., Ochsner, K. (2015) Neural and genetic markers of vulnerability to posttraumatic stress symptoms among survivors of the World Trade Center attacks. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10. 863-868.


Weinberg, A., Venables, N.C., Proudfit, G.H., Patrick, C.J. (2015) Heritability of the Neural Response to Emotional Pictures:  Evidence from ERPs in an Adult Twin Sample. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10. 424-434.


Foti, D., Weinberg, A., Bernat, E.M., & Proudfit, G.H. (2015). Anterior cingulate activity elicited by monetary loss and striatal activity elicited by monetary gain uniquely contribute to the feedback negativity: Evidence from time-frequency analysis. Clinical Neurophysiology,126. 1338-1347.


Weinberg, A., Kotov, R., & Proudfit, G.H. (2015). Neural indicators of error processing in Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 172-185.


Hilgard, J., Weinberg, A., Bartholow, B.D., & Hajcak, G. (2014) The negativity bias in affective picture processing depends on top-down and bottom-up motivational significance. Emotion, 14, 940.


Weinberg, A., Riesel, A., & Proudfit, G.H. (2014) Show me the money: The impact of actual rewards and losses on the feedback negativity. Brain and Cognition, 87, 134-139.


Riesel, A., Weinberg, A., Moran, T., & Hajcak, G. (2013) Time course of error-potentiated startle and its relationship to error-related brain activity. Journal of Psychophysiology, 27, 51-59.


Riesel, A., Weinberg, A., Endrass, T., & Hajcak, G. (2013) The ERN is the ERN is the ERN? Convergent validity of error-related brain activity across different tasks. Biological Psychology, 93, 377-385.


Kujawa, A., Weinberg, A., Hajcak, G., & Klein, D.N. (2013). Differentiating event-related potentials sensitive to emotion in middle childhood: Evidence from temporal-spatial PCA. Developmental Psychobiology, 55(5), 539-550. 


Smith, E., Weinberg, A., Moran, T., & Hajcak, G. (2012) Electrocortical responses to NIMSTIM facial expressions of emotion. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 88, 17-25.


Ferri, J., Weinberg, A. & Hajcak, G. (2012) I see people: Human faces impact the processing of complex emotional stimuli. Social Neuroscience, 7, 436-444.


Weinberg, A., Luhmann, C., Bress, J., & Hajcak, G. (2012) Better Late than Never? The effect of feedback delay on neural indices of reward processing. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 671-678


Weinberg, A., Klein, D.N. & Hajcak, G. (2012) Increased error-related brain activity distinguishes Generalized Anxiety Disorder with and without comorbid Major Depressive Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 885-896


Hibbert, A.S., Weinberg, A., & Klonsky, E.D. (2012) Field Validity of Heart Rate Variability Metrics Indexed by QRSTool and CMetX. Psychological Assessment, 24, 777-782


Weinberg, A., & Klonsky, E.D. (2012) The effects of self-injury on acute negative affect: A laboratory simulation. Motivation and Emotion, 36, 2, 242-254.


Weinberg, A., Hilgard, J., Bartholow, B.D., & Hajcak, G. (2012). Emotional Targets: Evaluative categorization as a function of context and content. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 84, 149-154.  


Weinberg, A., Riesel, A., & Hajcak, G. (2012) Integrating multiple perspectives on error-related brain activity: the ERN as a neural indicator of trait defensive reactivity. Motivation and Emotion, 36 (1) 84-100.


Riesel, A., Weinberg, A., Endrass, T., Kathmann, N., & Hajcak, G. (2012). Punishment has a lasting impact on error-related brain activity. Psychophysiology, 49(2), 239-247.


Meyer, A., Weinberg, A., Klein, D.N., & Hajcak, G. (2011) The development of the Error-related Negativity (ERN) and its relationship with anxiety:  Evidence from 8 to 13 year-olds. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 152-161.

Weinberg, A., & Hajcak, G. (2011) The Late Positive Potential predicts subsequent interference with target processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 2995-3007


Weinberg, A. & Hajcak, G. (2011) Longer-term reliability of the ERN. Psychophysiology, 48, 1420–1425


Foti, D., Weinberg, A., Dien, J., & Hajcak, G. (2011) Electrocortical activity in the basal ganglia differentiates rewards from non-rewards: Temporospatial principal components analysis and source localization of event-related potentials. Human Brain Mapping. 32(12), 2207-2216.


Whately, T., Weinberg, A., Looser, C., Moran, T., & Hajcak, G. (2011) Mind perception: real but not artificial faces sustain neural activity beyond the N170/VPP. PLos One, 6 (3), e17960.


Weinberg, A., & Hajcak, G. (2011) Electrocortical evidence for vigilance-avoidance in Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Psychophysiology, 48, 842-851


Weinberg, A., Olvet, D.M., & Hajcak, G. (2010) Increased error-related brain activity in generalized anxiety disorder. Biological Psychology, 85, 472-480.


Weinberg, A., & Hajcak, G. (2010) Beyond Good and Evil: The time-course of neural activity elicited by specific picture subtypes. Emotion, 10, 767-782


Weinberg, A., & Klonsky, E.D. (2009) Measurement of emotion dysregulation in adolescents. Psychological Assessment, 21, 616-621.


Weinberg, A., Klonsky, E.D., & Hajcak, G. (2009). Autonomic impairment in Borderline Personality Disorder: A laboratory investigation. Brain and Cognition, 71, 279-286.


Glenn, C.R., Weinberg, A., & Klonsky, E.D. (2009) Relationship of the Borderline Symptom List (BSL) to DSM-IV Borderline Personality Disorder Criteria Assessed by Semi-Structured Interview. Psychopathology, 42, 394-398.

Contributions to Edited Volumes

Weinberg, A., & Park, J. (in press) Biological bases of emotion regulation. In Gross, J.J. & Ford, B.Q. (Eds). Handbook of Emotion Regulation (3rd Edition). New York: Guilford Publications.

Weinberg, A., Ethridge, P. †, Oumeziane, B.A., Foti, D. (in press) Time frequency analyses in event-related potential methodologies. In Gable & Bernat (Eds). Oxford Handbook of Human EEG Frequency Analysis. Oxford University Press.

Proudfit, G.H., Jackson, F., Ferri, J., & Weinberg, A. (2016) Emotion and Attention. In Feldman-Barrett, L., Lewis, M., Haviland-Jones, J.M. (Eds.), Handbook of Emotions. New York: Guilford Press. Pp. 595-609.


Hajcak, G., Dunning, J., Foti, D., & Weinberg, A. (2013) Temporal dynamics of emotion regulation. In J. Gross (Ed.), Handbook of Emotion Regulation (2nd Edition). New York: Guilford Publications. Pp. 43-58.


Weinberg, A., Ferri, J., & Hajcak, G. (2013) Interactions between Attention and Emotion: Insights from the Late Positive Potential. In M. Robinson, E. Watkins & E. Harmon-Jones (Eds.), Handbook of Cognition and Emotion. New York: Guilford Publications. pp. 35-54

Hajcak, G., Weinberg, A., MacNamara, A., & Foti, D. (2012). ERPs and the study of emotion. In S.J. Luck & E.S. Kappenman, Handbook of event-related potential components, Oxford University Press, pp. 441-474


Klonsky, E.D. & Weinberg, A. (2009). Assessment of non-suicidal self-injury. In. M.K. Nock (Ed.), Understanding Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Current science and practice. American Psychological Association Press.

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