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Journal Articles

Whitman, J.C., Zhao, J., Roberts, K. H., & Todd, R. M. (in press). Political orientation and climate concern shape attention to climate change. Climatic Change. Download pdf

Roberts, K. H., Truong, G., Kingstone, A., & Todd, R. M. (2017). The blur of pleasure: Appetitively appealing stimuli decrease subjective perceptual acuity. Psychological Science. https://doi-org.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/10.1177/0956797617702698.  Download pdf

Ehlers, M. R. & Todd, R. M. (2017) Acute psychophysiological stress impairs human associative learning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Download  pdf

Todd, R. M., &  Manaligod, M. G. M. (2017). Implicit guidance of attention: The Priority State Space framework. Cortex. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2017.08.001 Download pdf

Ehlers, M. R. & Todd, R. M. (2017). Genesis and maintenance of attentional biases: The role of the locus coeruleus-noradrenaline system. Neural Plasticity, special issue: New insights into the role of the locus coeruleus-noradrenergic system in memory and perception dysfunction. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6817349 Download pdf

Whitman J. C. , Zhao J., & Todd R. M. (2017). Alternation between different types of evidence attenuates judgments of severity. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0180585. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180585  Download pdf

Dixon, M. L., Thiruchselvan, R., Todd, R. M., & Christoff, K. (2017). Emotion and the prefrontal cortex: An integrative review. Psychological Bulletin. doi:10.1037/bul0000096 Download pdf

Truong, G., Roberts K.H., and Todd, R.M. (2017). I saw mine first: A prior-entry effect for newly acquired ownership. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000295

Todd, R. M., Ehlers, M. R., & Anderson, A. K.  (2016). What BANE can offer GANE:  Individual differences in function of hotspot mechanisms. Behavioral and Brain SciencesDownload pdf

Truong, G. & Todd, R. M. (2016). SOAP Opera: self as object and agent in prioritizing attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. Download pdf

Kendall, L. N., Rafaelli, Q., Kingstone A., & Todd, R. M.  (2016). Schematic faces are not real faces: Enhanced emotion detection and altered neural processing as faces become more iconic.  Cognitive Research 1 (19). DOI:10.1186/s41235-016-0021-8. Download pdf

Ellamil, M. Fox, K. C. R., Dixon, M. L., Pritchard, S., Todd, R. M., Thompson, E. T., & Christoff, K. (2016). Dynamics of neural recruitment surrounding the spontaneous arising of thoughts in experienced mindfulness practitioners. Neuroimage, 136: 186-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.034.

Picardo, R., Baron, A. S., Anderson, A. K., & Todd, R. M. (2016). Tuning to the positive: Age-related differences on subjective perception of facial emotion. PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145643 Downloadpdf

Todd, R. M., MacDonald, M. J., Sedge, P., Robertson, A. Jetly, R., Taylor, M. J., Pang, E. W. (2015). Soldiers with PTSD see a world full of threat: MEG reveals enhanced tuning to combat-related cues. Biological Psychiatry.

Palombo, D. J., McKinnon, M., McIntosh, A. R., Anderson, A. K., Todd, R. M., & Levine, B. (2015). The neural correlates of memory for a life-threatening event: An fMRI study of passengers from flight AT236. Clinical Psychological Science.

Todd, R. M., Ehlers, M. R., Mueller, D. J., Robertson, A.,Freeman, N., Palombo, D. J., Levine, B., & Anderson, A. K. (2015). Neurogenetic variations in norepinephrine availability enhance perceptual vividness. Journal of Neuroscience 35(16), 6506-6516. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4489-14.2015.  Downloadpdf

Todd, R. M. & Thompson, E. T. (2014). Broadening and synthesizing the cognitive-emotional brain (commentary). Brain and Behavioral Sciences.

Todd, R. M., Taylor, M. J., Robertson, A., Cassel, D. B., Doesberg, S. M., Lee, D. H., Shek, P. N., Pang, E. W. (2014). Temporal-spatial neural activation patterns linked to perceptual encoding of emotional salience. PLoS ONE 9(4): e93753. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093753
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Markovic, J., Anderson, A. K., & Todd, R. M. (2014). Tuning to the significant: Neural and genetic processes underlying affective enhancement of visual perception and memory. Behavioural Brain Research, 259, 229-241. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.11.018 Download pdf

Todd, R. M., Müller, D. J., Palombo, D. J., Robertson, A., Eaton, T., Freeman, N., Levine, B., Anderson, A. K. (2013). Deletion variant in the ADRA2B gene increases coupling between emotional responses at encoding and later retrieval of emotional memories. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory , http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2013.10.008

Todd, R. M., Schmitz, T. W., Susskind, J., & Anderson, A. K. (2013). Shared neural substrates of emotionally enhanced perceptual and mnemonic vividness. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7(May), 40. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00040
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Todd, R. M., Müller, D. J., Lee, D. H., Robertson, A., Eaton, T., Freeman, N., … Anderson, A. K. (2013). Genes for Emotion-Enhanced Remembering Are Linked to Enhanced Perceiving. Psychological Science. doi:10.1177/0956797613492423
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Niu, Y., Todd, R. M., & Anderson, a K. (2012). Affective salience can reverse the effects of stimulus-driven salience on eye movements in complex scenes. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:336. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00336

Todd, R. M., Talmi, D., Schmitz, T. W., Susskind, J., & Anderson, A. K. (2012). Psychophysical and Neural Evidence for Emotion-Enhanced Perceptual Vividness. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(33), 11201–11212. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0155-12.2012
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Niu, Y., Todd, R. M., Kyan, M., & Anderson, A. K. (2012). Visual and emotional salience influence eye movements. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 9(3), 13:1–13:18. doi:10.1145/2325722.2325726

Todd, R. M., Cunningham, W. A, Anderson, A. K., & Thompson, E. (2012). Affect-biased attention as emotion regulation. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16(7), 365–72. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2012.06.003

Todd, R. M., Lee, W., Evans, J. W., Lewis, M. D., & Taylor, M. J. (2012). Withholding response in the face of a smile: age-related differences in prefrontal sensitivity to Nogo cues following happy and angry faces. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2(3), 340–50. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2012.01.004
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Todd, R. M., Palombo, D. J., Levine, B., & Anderson, A. K. (2011). Genetic differences in emotionally enhanced memory. Neuropsychologia, 49(4), 734–44. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.11.010

Todd, R. M., Evans, J. W., Morris, D., Lewis, M. D., & Taylor, M. J. (2011). The changing face of emotion: age-related patterns of amygdala activation to salient faces. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6(1), 12–23. doi:10.1093/scan/nsq007
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Evans, J. W., Todd, R. M., Taylor, M. J., & Strother, S. C. (2010). Group specific optimisation of fMRI processing steps for child and adult data. NeuroImage, 50(2), 479–90. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.11.039

Todd, R. M., & Anderson, A. K. (2009). The neurogenetics of remembering emotions past. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(45), 18881–2. doi:10.1073/pnas.0910755106
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Todd, R. M., & Anderson, A. K. (2009). Six degrees of separation: the amygdala regulates social behavior and perception. Nature Neuroscience, 12(10), 1217–8. doi:10.1038/nn1009-1217
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Lahat, A., Todd, R. M., Mahy, C. E. V., Lau, K., & Zelazo, P. D. (2009). Neurophysiological correlates of executive function: a comparison of European-canadian and chinese-canadian 5-year-old children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3(January), 72:1–10. doi:10.3389/neuro.09.072.2009

Lewis, M. D., Granic, I., Lamm, C., Zelazo, P. D., Stieben, J., Todd, R. M., … Pepler, D. (2008). Changes in the neural bases of emotion regulation associated with clinical improvement in children with behavior problems. Development and Psychopathology, 20(3), 913–39. doi:10.1017/S0954579408000448
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Todd, R. M., Lewis, M. D., Meusel, L, & Zelazo, P. D. (2008). The time course of social-emotional processing in early childhood: ERP responses to facial affect and personal familiarity in a Go-Nogo task. Neuropsychologia, 46(2), 595–613. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2007.10.011
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Lewis, M. D., Todd, R. M., & Honsberger, M. J. M. (2007). Event-related potential measures of emotion regulation in early childhood. Neuroreport, 18(1), 61–5. doi:10.1097/WNR.0b013e328010a216

Lewis, M. D., & Todd, R. M. (2007). The self-regulating brain: Cortical-subcortical feedback and the development of intelligent action. Cognitive Development, 22(4), 406–430. doi:10.1016/j.cogdev.2007.08.004
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Lewis, M. D., & Todd, R. M. (2005). Getting emotional: A neural perspective on emotion, intention, and consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 12(8-10), 210–235.

Book Chapters

Todd, R. M., Anderson, A. K., & Phelps, E. (in press). Attending to the world without an amygdala. In R. Adolphs & D. Amaral (Eds.), Life without an amygdala. Guilford.

Todd, R. M., & Anderson, A. K. (2013). Salience, State, and Expression: The Influence of Specific Aspects of Emotion on Attention and Perception. In K. Ochsner & S. M. Kosslyn (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 2. Oxford University Press.
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Todd, R. M., & Anderson, A. K. (2010). Through the lens of emotion: Emotionality, arousal and attention in the amygdala. In E. Balcetis & G. D. Lassiter (Eds.), The social psychology of visual perception (pp. 149–171). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

Lewis, M. D., Todd, R. M., & Xu, X. (2010). The development of emotion regulation: A neuropsychological perspective. In R. Lerner, M. Lamb & A. Freund, (Eds.), Lifespan development handbook, vol 2. Wiley.

Todd, R. M., & Lewis, M. D. (2008). Self-regulation in the developing brain. In J. Reed & J. Warner-Rogers (Eds.), Child neuropsychology: Concepts, theory and practice (pp. 285–315). Wiley-Blackwell.

Zelazo, P., Gao, H., & Todd, R. M. (2007). The development of consciousness in childhood. In P. Zelazo, M. Moscovitch, & E. Thompson (Eds.), Cambridge companion to consciousness (pp. 405-435). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.