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Underlined authors are current or former trainees; * indicates equal contribution

Manuscripts under review

Chou, F.-C. B.*, Chen, Y.-C. C.*Kuo, Y.-S. A., Hsiao, P.-Y. A.Lin, C. R.Huang, Y.-W. Y.Peng, W.-L.Pan, H.-J. S., & Chen, P.-H. A. (Under review). Facial insights: An exploration of similarity in spontaneous facial behaviors during pandemic lockdown. PsyArXiv.  PDF 

Chang, L. J., Li, X., Nguyen, K., Ranger, M., Begunova Y., Chen, P.-H. A., Castrellon, J.L., Samenez-Larkin, G. R., Zald, D.H., Fareri, D. S., Delgado, M. R., & Tomova, L. (Under review). A neural signature of reward. BioRxiv,  PDF 


Hsiao, P.-Y. A., Kim, M. J., Chou, F.-C. B., & Chen, P.-H. A. (2024). Intersubject representational similarity analysis uncovers the impact of state anxiety on brain activation patterns in the human extrastriate cortex. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 18(2), 1-9.  PDF    Preprint    Data 



Chen, P.-H. A., Fareri, D., Güroğlu, B., Delgado, M.R., & Chang, L. J. (2023). Towards a neurometric-based construct validity of trust. eLife. PDF 

Lee, I.-C., Chen, P.-H. A., & Teoh, Y.-S. (In press). Happy life?: Exploring the predicaments among three subordinate groups from a power-basis theory perspective. Chinese Journal of Psychology.

Kuo, Y.-S. A.*, Chou, F.-C. B.*, & Chen, P.-H. A.. (preprint). Social isolation strengthens the association between intersubject similarity in fantasy and similarity in affective appraisal. PsyArXiv.  PDF 


Chen, P.-H. A., & Qu, Y. (2021). Taking a computational cultural neuroscience approach to study parent-child similarities in diverse cultural contextsFrontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15, 703999.   PDF 

Chang, L. J., Jolly, E., Cheong, J. H., Rapuano, K., Greenstein N., Chen, P.-H. A., & Manning, J. R. (2021). Endogenous variation in ventromedial prefrontal cortex state dynamics during naturalistic viewing reflects affective experience. Science Advances, 7(17), eabf7129.   PDF 


Chen, P.-H. A., Jolly, E., Cheong, J. H., & Chang, L. J. (2020). Intersubject representational similarity analysis reveals individual variations in affective experience when watching erotic movies. Neuroimage, 216, 116851.  PDF 


Chen, P.-H. A., Cheong, J. H., Jolly, E., Elhence, H., Wager, T. D., & Chang, L. J. (2019). Socially transmitted placebo effects. Nature Human Behaviour, 3, 1295-1305.   PDF 

Chen, P.-H. A., Kelley, W. M., Lopez, R. B., & Heatherton, T. F. (2019). Reducing reward responsivity and daily food desires in female dieters through domain-specific training. Social Neuroscience, 14(4), 470-483.  PDF 



Lopez, R. B., Chen, P.-H. A., Huckins, J. F., Hofmann, W., Kelley, W. M., & Heatherton, T. F. (2017). A balance of activity in brain control and reward systems predicts self-regulatory outcomes. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(5), 832-838.  PDF  

Chen, P.-H. A., Chavez, R. S., & Heatherton, T. F. (2017). Structural integrity between executive control and reward regions of the brain predicts body fat percentage in chronic dieters. Cognitive Neuroscience, 8(3), 162-166.   PDF 



Chen, P.-H. A., Whalen, P. J., Freeman, J. B., Taylor, J. M., & Heatherton, T. F. (2015) Brain reward activity to masked in-group smiling faces predicts friendship development. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6(4), 415-421.   PDF 

Chen, P.-H. A., Heatherton, T. F., & Freeman, J. B. (2015). Brain-as-predictor approach: an alternative way to explore acculturation processes. In Warnick, J. E. & Landis, D. (Eds.), Neuroscience in intercultural contexts. pp. 143-170. New York: Springer.

Chen, P.-H. A., Wagner, D. D., Kelley, W. M., & Heatherton, T. F. (2015). Activity in cortical midline structures is modulated by self-construal changes during acculturation. Culture and Brain, 3(1), 39-52.   PDF 



Chen, P.-H. A., Wagner D. D., Kelley, W. M., Powers, K. E., & Heatherton, T. F. (2013). Medial prefrontal cortex differentiates self from mother in Chinese: evidence from self-motivated immigrants. Culture and Brain, 1(1), 3-15.   PDF 

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