• Bradley, M.M., Sabatinelli, D., & Lang, P.J. (2014). Emotion and motivation in the perceptual processing of natural scenes. In K. Kverage & M. Bar (Eds.), Scene Vision. Cambridge: MIT Press.
  • Deweese, M.M., Bradley, M.M., Lang, P.J., Andersen, S.K., Müller, M.M., & Keil, A. (2014). Snake fearfulness is associated with sustained competitive biases to visual snake features: Hypervigilance without avoidance. Psychitry Research, 219, 329-335. Download PDF
  • Henderson, R.R., Bradley, M.M., & Lang, P.J. (2014). Modulation of the initial light reflex during affective picture viewing. Psychophysiology, 51, 815-818. Download PDF
  • Keil, A., Debener, S., Gratton, G., Junghöfer, M., Kappenman, E.S., Luck, S.J., Luu, P., Miller, G.A., & Yee, C.M. (2014). Committee report: Publication guidelines and recommendations for studies using electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography. Psychophysiology, 51, 1-21. Download PDF
  • Lang, P. J. (2014). Emotion's response patterns: The brain and the autonomic nervous system. Emotion Review, 6, 93-99. Download PDF
  • Lang, P.J., McTeague, L.M., & Bradley, M.M. (2014). Pathological anxiety and function/dysfunction in the brain's fear/defense circuitry. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 32, 63-77. Download PDF
  • Miskovic, V., & Keil, A. (2014). Escape from harm: Linking affective vision and motor responses during active avoidance. Social Cognitive Affective Neruoscience, 9, 1993-2000. Download PDF
  • Sege, C.T., Bradley, M.M., & Lang, P.J. (2014). Startle modulation during emotional anticipation and perception. Psychophysiology, 51, 977-981. Download PDF
  • Weymar, M., Bradley, M.M., Hamm, A.O., & Lang, P.J. (2014). Encoding and reinstatement of threat: Recognition potentials. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 107, 87-92. Download PDF
  • Wieser, M.J., & Keil, A. (2014). Fearful faces heighten the cortical representation of contextual threat. NeuroImage, 1, 317-325. Download PDF
  • Dietz, J., Bradley, M. M., Okun, M. S., Perlstein, W. M., & Bowers, D. (2013). The late positive potential, emotion and apathy in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia, 51, 960-966. Download PDF
  • Ferrari, V., Bradley, M.M., Codispoti, M., Karlsson, M., & Lang, P.J. (2013). Repetition and brain potentials when recognizing natural scenes: Task and emotion differences. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8(8), 847-854. Download PDF
  • Heim, S., Benasich, A.A., Wirth, N., & Keil, A. (2013). Tracking the attentional blink profile: A cross-sectional study from childhood to adolescence. Psychological Research, 79, 19-24. Download PDF
  • Keil, A., Miskovic, V., Gray, M.J., & Martinovic, J. (2013). Luminance, but not chromatic visual pathways, mediate amplification of conditioned danger signals in human visual cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 38(9), 3356-3362. Download PDF
  • Lang, P.J., & Bradley, M.M. (2013). Appetitive and defensive motivation: Goal-directed or goal-determined? Emotion Review, 5(3), 230-234. Download PDF
  • Löw, A., Bradley, M.M., & Lang, P.J. (2013). Perceptual processing of natural scenes at rapid rates: Effects of complexity, content, and emotional arousal. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 13(4), 860-868. Download PDF
  • Miskovic, V., & Keil, A. (2013). Visuocortical changes during delay and trace aversive conditioning: Evidence from steady-state visual evoked potentials. Emotion, 13(3), 554-561. Download PDF
  • Sabatinelli, D., Keil, A., Frank, D.W., Lang, P.J. (2013). Emotional perception: Correspondence of early and late event-related potentials with cortical and subcortical functional MRI. Biological Psychology, 92(3), 513-519. Download PDF
  • Song, I., & Keil, A. (2013). Affective engagement and subsequent visual processing: Effects of contrast and spatial frequency. Emotion, 13(4), 748-757. Download PDF
  • Weymar, M., Bradley, M.M., El-Hinnawi, N., & Lang, P.J. (2013). Explicit and spontaneous retrieval of emotional scenes: Electrophysiological correlates. Emotion, 13(5), 981-988. Download PDF
  • Weymar, M., Bradley, M.M., Hamm, A.O., & Lang, P.J. (2013). When fear forms memories: Threat of schock and brain potentials during encoding and recognition. Cortex, 49(3), 819-826. Download PDF
  • Weymar, M., Keil, A., & Hamm, A.O. (2013). Timing the fearful brain: Unspecific hypervigilance and spatial attention in early visual perception. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. (Epub ahead of print). Download PDF

  • Bradley, M.M., Keil, A., & Lang, P.J. (2012). Orienting and emotional perception: Facilitation, attenuation, and inerference. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 1-6. Download PDF
  • Chan, P.Y., von Leupoldt, A., Bradley, M.M., Lang, P.J., & Davenport, P.W. (2012). The effect of anxiety on respiratory sensory gating measured by respiratory-related evoked potentials. Biological Psychology, 91, 185-189. Download PDF
  • Keil, A., Costa, V., Smith, J.C., Sabatinelli, D., McGinnis, E.M., Bradley, M.M., & Lang, P.J. (2012). Tagging cortical networks in emotion: A topographical analysis. Human Brain Mapping, 33, 2920-2931. Download PDF
  • McTeague, L.M., & Lang, P.J. (2012). The anxiety spectrum and the reflex physiology of defense: From circumscribed fear to broad distress. Depression and Anxiety, 29, 264-281. Download PDF
  • McTeague, L.M., Lang, P.J., Wangelin, B.C., Laplante, M-C., & Bradley, M.M. (2012). Defensive mobilization in specific phobia: Fear specificity, negative affectivity, and disagnostic prominence. Biological Psychiatry, 72, 8-18. Download PDF
  • Wangelin, B.C., Bradley, M.M.,  Kastner, A., & Lang, P.J. (2012). Affective engagement for facial expressions and emotional scenes: The influence of social anxiety. Biological Psychology, 9, 103-110. Download PDF
  • Bradley, M.M., Houbova, P., Miccoli, L., Costa, V.D., & Lang, P.J. (2011). Scan patterns when viewing natural scenes: Emotion, complexity, and repetition. Psychophysiology, 48(11), 1543-1552. Download PDF
  • Ferrari, V., Bradley, M.M., Codispoti, M., & Lang, P.J. (2011). Repetitive exposure: Brain and reflex measures of emotion and attention. Psychophysiology, 48, 515-522. Download PDF
  • Lang, P.J., & McTeague, L.M. (2011). Discrete and recurrent traumatization in PTSD: Fear vs. anxious misery. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 18, 207-209. Download PDF
  • Lang, P.J., Wangelin, B.C., Bradley, M.M., Versace, F., Davenport, P.W., & Costa, V.D. (2011). Threat of suffocation and defensive reflex activation, Psychophysiology, 48, 393-396. Download PDF
  • McTeague, L.M., Lang, P.J., Laplante, M-C., & Bradley, M.M. (2011). Aversive imagery in panic disorder: Agoraphobia severity, comorbidity and defensive physiology. Biological Psychiatry, 70, 415-424. Download PDF
  • McTeague, L.M., Shumen, J.R., Wieser, M., Lang, P.J., & Keil, A. (2011). Social vision: Sustained perceptual enhancement of affective facial cues in social anxiety, NeuroImage, 54, 1615-24. Download PDF
  • von Leupoldt, A., Chan, P.Y., Bradley, M.M., Lang, P.J. & Davenport, P.W. (2011). The impact of anxiety on the neural processing of respiratory sensations. NeuroImage, 55, 247-252. Download PDF
  • von Leupoldt, A., Vovk, A., Bradley, M.M., Lang, P.J. & Davenport, P.W. (2011). Habituation in neural processing and subjective perception of respiratory sensations. Psychophysiology, 48, 808-812. Download PDF
  • Wangelin, B.C., Löw, A., McTeague, L.M., Bradley, M.M., & Lang, P.J. (2011). Aversive picture processing: Effects of a concurrent task on sustained defensive system engagement. Psychophysiology, 48, 112-116. Download PDF
  • Costa, V.D., Lang, P.J., Sabatinelli, D., Versace, F., & Bradley, M.M. (2010). Emotional imagery: Assessing pleasure and arousal in the brain's reward circuitry. Human Brain Mapping, 31, 1446-1457. Download PDF
  • Ferrari, V., Bradley, M.M., Codispoti, M., & Lang, P.J. (2010). Detecting novelty and significance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 404-411.
  • Keil, A., Bradley, M.M., Ihssen, N., Heim, S., Vila, J., Guerra, P., & Lang, P.J. (2010). Defensive engagement and perceptual enhancement. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3580-3584. Download PDF
  • Lang, P.J. (2010). Emotion and motivation: Toward consensus definitions and a common research purpose. Emotion Review, 2, 229-233. Download PDF
  • Lang, P.J. & Bradley, M.M. (2010). Emotion and the motivational brain. Biological Psychology, 84, 437-450. Download PDF
  • McTeague L.M., Lang, P.J., Laplante, M-C., Cuthbert, B.N., Shumen, J.R., & Bradley, M.M. (2010). Aversive imagery in posttraumatic stress disorder: Trauma recurrence, comorbidity, and physiological reactivity. Biological Psychiatry, 67, 346-356. Download PDF
  • Versace, F., Bradley, M.M., & Lang, P.J. (2010). Memory and event-related potentials for rapidly presented emotional pictures. Experimental Brain Research, 205, 223-233. Download PDF
  • von Leupoldt, A., Bradley, M.M., Lang, P.J. & Davenport, P.W. (2010). Neural processing of respiratory sensations when breathing becomes more difficult and unpleasant. Frontiers in Physiology, 1(144), 1-5. Download PDF
  • von Leupoldt, A., Keil, A., Chan, P.Y., Bradley, M.M., Lang, P.J. & Davenport, P.W. (2010). Cortical sources of the respiratory-related evoked potential. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 170, 198-201. Download PDF
  • von Leupoldt, A., Vovk, A., Bradley, M.M., Keil, A., Lang, P.J. & Davenport, P.W. (2010). The impact of emotion on respiratory-related evoked potentials. Psychophysiology, 47, 579-586. Download PDF
  • Yee, C.M, Mathis, K.I., Sun, J.C., Sholty, G.L., Lang, P.J., Bachman, P., Williams, T.J., Bearden, C.E., Cannon, T.D., Green, M.F., Subotnik, KL., Ventura, J. & Nuechterlein, K.H. (2010). Integrity of emotional and motivational states during the prodromal, first-episode and chronic phases of schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 71-82. Download PDF
  • Keil, A., Sabatinelli, D., Ding, M., Lang, P.J., Ihssen, N., & Heim, S. (2009). Re-entrant projections modulate visual cortex in affective perception: Evidence from Granger Causality Analysis. Human Brain Mapping, 30, 532-540. Download PDF
  • Lang, P.J., & McTeague, L.M. (2009). The anxiety disorder spectrum: Fear imagery, physiological reactivity, and differential diagnosis. Anxiety, Stress & Coping, 22, 5-25. Download PDf
  • McTeague, L.M., Lang, P.J., Laplante, M-C., Cuthbert, B.N., Strauss, C.C., & Bradley, M.M. (2009). Fearful imagery in social phobia: Generalization, comorbidity, and physiological reactivity. Biological Psychiatry, 65, 374-382. Download PDF
  • Oliveira, L.A.S., Oliveira, L., Joffily, M., Pereira-Junior, P.P., Lang, P.J., Pereira, M.G.,Figueira, I., & Volchan, E. (2009). Autonomic reactions to mutilation pictures: Positive affect facilitates safety signal processing. Psychophysiology, 46, 870-873. Download PDF
  • Sabatinelli, D., Lang, P.J., Bradley, M.M., Costa, V.D., & Keil, A. (2009). The timing of emotional discrimination in human amygdala and ventral visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 14864-14868. Download PDF
  • Sánchez, M.B., Guerra, P., Muñoz, M.A., Mata, J.L., Bradley, M.M., Lang, P.J., & Vila, J. (2009). Communalities and differences in fear potentiation between cardiac defense and eyeblink startle. Psychophysiology, 46, 1137-1140. Download PDF
  • Van diest, I., Bradley, M. M., Guerra, P. Van den Bergh, O. & Lang, P. J. (2009). Fear conditioned respiration and its association with cardiac reactivity. Biological Psychology, 80, 212-217. Download PDF


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