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

Preprints / Manuscripts under review

Hsiao, P.-Y. A., Kim, M. J., Chou, F.-C. B.& Chen, P.-H. A. (Under review). Intersubject representational similarity analysis uncovers the impact of state anxiety on multivariate activation patterns in the human extrastriate cortex. BioRxiv,  PDF 

Chou, F.-C. B.*, Chen, Y.-C. C.*Kuo, Y.-S. A., Hsiao, P.-Y. A.Lin, C. R.Huang, Y.-W. Y.Pan, H.-J. S., & Chen, P.-H. A. (Under review). Synchronized facial behaviors in the presence of a large-scale lockdown event. PsyArXiv.  PDF 

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



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


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 reflects affective experience in naturalistic viewing. 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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