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Faculty in the Center for Translational Social Neuroscience publish on a wide range of topics related to Social Neuroscience. Links to CTSN-related publications are provided below: 

The biology of mammalian parenting and its effect on offspring development. Rilling JK, Young LJ. Science. 2014 Aug 15;345(6198):771-6. doi: 10.1126/science.1252723. Epub  2014 Aug 14. PMID:25124431

Intranasal oxytocin enhances socially-reinforced learning in rhesus monkeys. Parr LA. 2014 Sept 23. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00278. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 2014 (8)278:1-8.

The oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) is associated with autism spectrum disorder: a meta-analysis.  LoParo D, Waldman ID. Mol Psychiatry. 2014 Aug 5. doi: 10.1038/mp.2014.77. [Epub ahead of print].

Aerosolized oxytocin increases cerebrospinal fluid oxytocin in rhesus macaques. Modi ME, Connor-Stroud F, Landgraf R, Young LJ, Parr LA. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Jul;45:49-57. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.02.011. Epub 2014 Mar 3. PMID: 24845176

Comparative Primate Neurobiology and the Evolution of Brain Language Systems. Rilling JK. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2014 Oct;28C:10-14. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2014.04.002. Epub  2014 May 14. PMID:24835547

Differential neural responses to child and sexual stimuli in human fathers and non-fathers and their hormonal correlates. Mascaro JS, Hackett PD, Rilling JK. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Aug;46:153-63. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.04.014. Epub  2014 Apr 30. PMID:24882167

Sex differences in the neural and behavioral response to intranasal oxytocin and vasopressin during human social interaction. Rilling JK1, Demarco AC, Hackett PD, Chen X, Gautam P, Stair S, Haroon E, Thompson R, Ditzen B, Patel R, Pagnoni G.  Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Jan;39:237-48. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.09.022. Epub  2013 Sep 27. PMCID:PMC3842401

Attention to eyes is present but in decline in 2-6-month-old infants later diagnosed with autism. Jones W, Klin A. Nature. 2013 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:24196715

Sex differences in the neural and behavioral response to intranasal oxytocin and vasopressin during human social interaction. Rilling JK, Demarco AC, Hackett PD, Chen X, Gautam P, Stair S, Haroon E, Thompson R, Ditzen B, Patel R, Pagnoni G. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Jan;39:237-48. Epub 2013 Sep 27. PMCID:PMC3842401

Investigation of an F-18 oxytocin receptor selective ligand via PET imaging. Smith AL, Freeman SM, Voll RJ, Young LJ, Goodman MM. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2013 Oct 1;23(19):5415-20. Epub  2013 Jul 30. PMID: 23978650

Storing maternal memories: hypothesizing an interaction of experience and estrogen on sensory cortical plasticity to learn infant cues. Banerjee SB, Liu RC. Front Neuroendocrinol. 2013 Oct;34(4):300-14. Epub 2013 Aug 1. PMCID:PMC3788048

When too much of a good thing is bad: chronic oxytocin, development, and social impairments. Young LJ. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Aug 1;74(3):160-1. PMID:23845581

A role for maternal physiological state in preserving auditory cortical plasticity for salient infant calls. Lin FG, Galindo-Leon EE, Ivanova TN, Mappus RC, Liu RC. Neuroscience. 2013 Sep 5;247:102-16. Epub 2013 May 21. PMCID:PMC3722272

Testicular volume is inversely correlated with nurturing-related brain activity in human fathers. Mascaro JS, Hackett PD, Rilling JK. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Sep 24;110(39):15746-51. Epub 2013 Sep 9. PMID: 24019499

Intranasal oxytocin selectively attenuates rhesus monkeys' attention to negative facial expressions. Parr LA, Modi M, Siebert E, Young LJ. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Sep;38(9):1748-56. Epub  2013 Mar 13. PMCID:PMC3743934

Neuroanatomical distribution of μ-opioid receptor mRNA and binding in monogamous prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster) and non-monogamous meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus). Inoue K, Burkett JP, Young LJ. Neuroscience. 2013 Aug 6;244:122-33. PMID: 23537838 [PubMed - in process]

Excess protein synthesis in FXS patient lymphoblastoid cells can be rescued with a p110β-selective inhibitor. Gross C, Bassell GJ. Mol Med. 2012 May 9;18:336-45. PMCID:PMC3356413

The behavioral, anatomical and pharmacological parallels between social attachment, love and addiction. Burkett JP, Young LJ. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Nov;224(1):1-26. Epub  2012 Aug 11. PMCID:PMC3469771

The organization of conspecific face space in nonhuman primates. Parr LA, Taubert J, Little AC, Hancock PJ. Q J Exp Psychol (Hove). 2012;65(12):2411-34. Epub 2012 Jun 7. PMCID:PMC3544001

Identification of variables contributing to superovulation efficiency for production of transgenic prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Keebaugh AC, Modi ME, Barrett CE, Jin C, Young LJ. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2012 Jul 27;10:54. PMCID:PMC3488334

Synthesis and evaluation of C-11, F-18 and I-125 small molecule radioligands for detecting oxytocin receptors. Smith AL, Freeman SM, Stehouwer JS, Inoue K, Voll RJ, Young LJ, Goodman MM. Bioorg Med Chem. 2012 Apr 15;20(8):2721-38. Epub  2012 Feb 25. PMCID:PMC3701955

BAC-based sequencing of behaviorally-relevant genes in the prairie vole. McGraw LA, Davis JK, Thomas PJ; NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Young LJ, Thomas JW. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e29345. Epub  2012 Jan 6. PMCID:PMC3253076

The oxytocin system in drug discovery for autism: animal models and novel therapeutic strategies. Modi ME, Young LJ. Horm Behav. 2012 Mar;61(3):340-50. Epub  2011 Dec 20. PMCID:PMC3483080

What can other animals tell us about human social cognition?  An evolutionary perspective on reflexive and reflective processing. Hecht EE1, Patterson R, Barbey AK. Front Hum Neurosci. 2012 Jul 27;6:224. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00224.

Arc/Arg3.1 mRNA expression reveals a subcellular trace of prior sound exposure in adult primary auditory cortex. Ivanova TN, Matthews A, Gross C, Mappus RC, Gollnick C, Swanson A, Bassell GJ, Liu RC. Neuroscience. 2011 May 5;181:117-26. Epub 2011 Feb 18. PMCID: PMC3074009

Can understanding social preferences in rodents lead to novel pharmacotherapies for social anxiety and avoidance in psychiatric disorders? Young LJ.  Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011 Oct;36(11):2151-2. PMCID:PMC3176571

Effect of familiarity and viewpoint on face recognition in chimpanzees. Parr LA, Siebert E, Taubert J. Perception. 2011;40(7):863-72. PMCID:PMC3342667

Increasing oxytocin receptor expression in the nucleus accumbens of pre-pubertal female prairie voles enhances alloparental responsiveness and partner preference formation as adults. Keebaugh AC, Young LJ. Horm Behav. 2011 Nov;60(5):498-504. Epub  2011 Aug 7. PMCID:PMC3210320

The human brain: rewired and running hot. Preuss TM. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 May;1225 Suppl 1:E182-91. PMCID:PMC3103088

A genetic linkage map and comparative mapping of the prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster) genome. McGraw LA, Davis JK, Young LJ, Thomas JW. BMC Genet. 2011 Jul 7;12:60. PMCID:PMC3143096

The inversion effect reveals species differences in face processing. Parr LA. Acta Psychol (Amst). 2011 Sep;138(1):204-10. Epub 2011 Jul 23. PMCID:PMC3208376

Activation of μ-opioid receptors in the dorsal striatum is necessary for adult social attachment in monogamous prairie voles. Burkett JP, Spiegel LL, Inoue K, Murphy AZ, Young LJ. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011 Oct;36(11):2200-10. Epub  2011 Jul 6. PMCID:PMC3176565

The evolution of face processing in primates. Parr LA. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2011 Jun 12;366(1571):1764-77. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0358. PMCID:PMC3130377

D-cycloserine facilitates socially reinforced learning in an animal model relevant to autism spectrum disorders. Modi ME, Young LJ. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Aug 1;70(3):298-304. Epub  2011 Apr 8. PMCID:PMC3164818

Neuroanatomical evidence for reciprocal regulation of the corticotrophin-releasing factor and oxytocin systems in the hypothalamus and the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis of the rat: Implications for balancing stress and affect. Dabrowska J, Hazra R, Ahern TH, Guo JD, McDonald AJ, Mascagni F, Muller JF, Young LJ, Rainnie DG. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2011 Oct;36(9):1312-26. Epub  2011 Apr 9. PMCID:PMC3142325