PILab publications

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Gorgolewski, K. J., Alfaro-Almagro, F., Auer, T., Bellec, P., Capotă, M., Chakravarty, M. M., Churchill, N. W., Cohen, A. L., Craddock, R. C., Devenyi, G. A., Eklund, A., Esteban, O., Flandin, G., Ghosh, S. S., Guntupalli, S., Jenkinson, M., Keshavan, A., Kiar, G., Liem, F., Raamana, P. R., Raffelt, D., Steele, C. J., Quirion, P-O., Smith, R. E., Strother, S. C., Varoquaux, G., Wang, Y., Yarkoni, T., & Poldrack, R. A. (in press). BIDS apps: Improving ease of use, accessibility, and reproducibility of neuroimaging data analysis methods. PLOS Computational Biology.
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Gilmore, R. O., Diaz, M., Wyble, B., & Yarkoni, T. (in press). Progress toward openness, transparency, and reproducibility in cognitive neuroscience. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
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Yarkoni, T., & Westfall, J. A. (in press). Choosing prediction over explanation in psychology: lessons from machine learning. Perspectives on Psychological Science.

2017

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Poldrack, R. A., Baker, C. I., Durnez, J., Gorgolewski, K. J., Matthews, P. M., Munafò, M. R., Nichols, T. E., Poline, J-B., Vul, E., & Yarkoni, T. (2017). Scanning the horizon: towards transparent and reproducible neuroimaging research. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 18, 115-126.

2016

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Rubin, T., Koyejo, O. O., Jones, M. N., & Yarkoni, T. (2016). Generalized Correspondence-LDA Models (GC-LDA) for Identifying Functional Regions in the Brain. Advances In Neural Information Processing Systems.
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McKiernan, E. C., Bourne, P. E., Brown, C. T., Buck, S., Kenall, A., Lin, J., ... & Yarkoni, T. (2016). How open science helps researchers succeed. eLife, 5, e16800.
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De la Vega, A. I., Chang, L. J., Banich, M. T., Wager, T. D., & Yarkoni, T. (2016). Large-scale meta-analysis of human medial frontal cortex reveals tripartite functional organization. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 6553-6562.
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Westfall, J., & Yarkoni, T. (2016). Statistically controlling for confounding constructs is harder than you think. PLOS ONE, 11(3): e0152719.
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Wager, T.D., Atlas, L.Y., Botvinick, M.M., Chang, L.J., Coghill, R.C., Davis, K.D., Iannetti, G.D., Poldrack, R.A., Shackman, A.J., & Yarkoni, T. (2016). Pain in the ACC? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(18), E2474-E2475.
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Pauli, W. M., O'Reilly, R. C., Yarkoni, T., & Wager, T. D. (2016). Regional specialization within the human striatum for diverse psychological functions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 1907-1912.
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Ashar, Y. K., Andrews-Hanna, J. R., Yarkoni, T., Sills, J., Halifax, J., Dimidjian, S., & Wager, T. D. (2016). Effects of Compassion Meditation on a Psychological Model of Charitable Donation. Emotion, 16(5):691-705.
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Poldrack, R. A., & Yarkoni, T. (2016). From brain maps to cognitive ontologies: informatics and the search for mental structure. Annual Review of Psychology, 67, 587-612.
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2015

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Yarkoni, T., Ashar, Y. A., & Wager, T. D. (2015). Interactions between donor Agreeableness and recipient characteristics in predicting charitable donation and positive social evaluation. PeerJ, 3:e1089.
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Nosek, B.A., Alter, G., Banks, G.C., Borsboom, D., Bowman, S.D., Breckler, S., Buck, S., Chambers, C., Chin, G., Christensen, G., Contestabile, M., Dafoe, A., Eich, E., Freese, J., Glennerster, R., Goroff, D., Green, D.P., Hesse, B., Humphreys, M., Ishiyama, J., Karlan, D., Kraut, A., Lupia, A., Mabry, P., Madon, T., Malhotra, N., Mayo-Wilson, E., McNutt, M., Miguel, E., Levy Paluck, E., Simonsohn, U., Soderberg, C., Spellman, B.A., Turitto, J., VandenBos, G., Vazire, S., Wagenmakers, E.J., Wilson, R., & Yarkoni, T. (2015). Promoting an Open Research Culture: The TOP Guidelines for Journals. Science, 348, 1422-1425.
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Gorgolewski, K. J., Varoquaux, G., Rivera, G., Schwartz, Y., Ghosh, S. S., Maumet, C., Sochat, V. V., Nichols, T. E., Poldrack, R. A., Poline, J-B., Yarkoni, T., & Margulies, D. S. (2015). NeuroVault.org: A web-based repository for collecting and sharing unthresholded statistical maps of the human brain. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 9:8.
informatics
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Mesmoudi, S., Rodic, M., Cioli, C,. Cointet, J.P., Yarkoni, T., & Burnod, Y. (2015). LinkRbrain: multi-scale data integrator of the brain. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 241, 44-52.
informatics
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Cremers, H., Veer, I. M., Spinhoven, P., Rombouts, S. A. Yarkoni, T., Wager, T. D., & Roelofs, K. (2015). Altered cortical-amygdala coupling in social anxiety disorder during the anticipation of giving a public speech. Psychological Medicine.
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Eisenbarth, H., Lilienfeld, S. O., & Yarkoni, T. (2015). Using a Genetic Algorithm to Abbreviate the Psychopathic Personality Inventory Revised (PPI-R). Psychological Assessment, 27, 194-202.
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2014

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Andrews-Hanna, J.R., Saxe, R., & Yarkoni, T. (2014). Contributions of episodic retrieval and mentalizing to autobiographical thought: evidence from functional neuroimaging, resting-state connectivity, and fMRI meta-analysis. NeuroImage, 91, 324-335.
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Yarkoni, T. (2014). Neurobiological substrates of personality: A critical overview. APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology.
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2013

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Barch, D. M., & Yarkoni, T. (2013). Introduction to the special issue on reliability and replication in cognitive and affective neuroscience research. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 13(4) 687-689.
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Rodebaugh, T. L., Shumaker, E. A., Levinson, C. A., Fernandez, K. C., Langer, J. K., Lim, M. H., & Yarkoni, T. (2013). Interpersonal constraint conferred by generalized social anxiety disorder is evident on a behavioral economics task. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 39-44.
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Chang, L. J., Yarkoni, T., Khaw, M. W., & Sanfey, A. G. (2013). Decoding the role of the insula in human cognition: Functional parcellation and large-scale reverse inference. Cerebral Cortex, 23, 739-749.
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2012

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Yarkoni, T. (2012). Psychoinformatics: New horizons at the interface of the psychological and computing sciences. Current Directions in Psychological Science.
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Poldrack, R. A., Mumford, J. A., Schonberg, T., Kalar, D., Barman, B., & Yarkoni, T. (2012). Discovering relations between mind, brain, and mental disorders using topic mapping. PLoS Computational Biology, 8, e1002707.
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Yarkoni, T. (2012). Designing next-generation platforms for evaluating scientific output: What scientists can learn from the social web. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 6, 72.
informatics
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Yarkoni, T. (2012). Beginning at Nosek & Bar-Anan's end: Let's put open evaluation first. Psychological Inquiry, 23, 305-307.
open science
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Cole, M. W., Yarkoni, T., Repovs, G., Anticevic, A., & Braver, T. S. (2012). Global connectivity of prefrontal cortex predicts cognitive control and intelligence. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 8988-8999.
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Westbrook, A., Martins, B. S., Yarkoni, T., & Braver, T. S. (2012). Strategic insight and age-related goal neglect influence risky decision-making. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 6, 68.
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Wager, T. D., & Yarkoni, T. (2012). Establishing homology between monkey and human brains. Nature Methods, 9, 237-239.
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2011

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Yarkoni, T. (2011). Functional MRI in Health Psychology and beyond: A call for caution. European Health Psychologist.
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Yarkoni, T., Poldrack, R. A., Nichols, T. E., Van Essen, D. C., & Wager, T. D. (2011). Large-scale automated synthesis of human functional neuroimaging data. Nature Methods, 8, 665-670.
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Rodebaugh, T. L., Klein, S. R., Yarkoni, T., & Langer, J. K. (2011). Measuring social anxiety related interpersonal constraint with the flexible iterated Prisoner's Dilemma. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 427-436.
emotion
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Holtzman, N. S., Schott, J. P., Jones, M. N., Balota, D. A., & Yarkoni, T. (2011). Exploring Media Bias with Semantic Analysis Tools: Validation of the Contrast Analysis of Semantic Similarity (CASS). Behavior Research Methods, 43, 193-200.
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2010

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Yarkoni, T., Poldrack, R. A., Van Essen, D. C., & Wager, T. D. (2010). Cognitive neuroscience 2.0: building a cumulative science of human brain function. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 489-496.
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Yarkoni, T. (2010). Personality in 100,000 Words: A large-scale analysis of personality and word use among bloggers. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 363-373.
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language
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Braver, T. S., Cole, M. W., & Yarkoni, T. (2010). Vive les differences! Individual variation in neural mechanisms of executive control. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 20, 1-9.
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Yarkoni, T. (2010). The abbreviation of personality, or how to measure 200 personality scales with 200 items. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 180-198.
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Yarkoni, T., & Braver, T.S. (2010). Cognitive neuroscience approaches to individual differences in working memory and executive control: Conceptual and methodological issues. Handbook of Individual Differences in Cognition. Gruszka, Matthews, & Szymura, Eds.
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executive function

2009

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Yarkoni, T. (2009). Big correlations in little studies: Inflated fMRI correlations reflect low statistical power. Commentary on Vul et al (2009). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 294-298.
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Yarkoni, T., Barch, D. M., Gray, J. R., Conturo, T. E., & Braver, T. S. (2009). BOLD correlates of trial-by-trial reaction time variability in gray and white matter: a multi-study fMRI analysis. PLoS ONE, 4, e4527.
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2008

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Yarkoni, T, Balota, D.A., & Yap, M.J. (2008). Moving beyond Coltheart's N: A new measure of orthographic similarity. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 971-979.
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Yarkoni, T., Speer, N.K., Balota, D.A., McAvoy, M.P., & Zacks, J.M. (2008). Pictures of a thousand words: investigating the neural mechanisms of language with extremely rapid event-related fMRI. NeuroImage, 42, 973-987.
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Yarkoni, T., Speer, N. K., & Zacks, J. M. (2008). Neural substrates of narrative comprehension and memory. NeuroImage, 41, 1408-1425.
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2006

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Schaefer, A., Braver, T.S., Reynolds, J.R., Burgess, G.C., Yarkoni, T., & Gray, J.R. (2006). Individual differences in amygdala activity predict response speed during working memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 10120-10128.
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2005

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Yarkoni, T., Braver, T.S., Gray, J.R., & Green, L. (2005). Prefrontal brain activity predicts temporally extended decision-making behavior. Journal for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 84, 537-554.
decision-making
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Gray, J.R., Burgess, G.C., Schaefer, A., Yarkoni, T., Larsen, R.J., & Braver, T.S. (2005). Affective personality differences in neural processing efficiency confirmed using fMRI. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 5, 182-190.
emotion
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Yarkoni, T., Gray, J.R., Chrastil, E.R., Barch, D.M., Green, L., & Braver, T.S. (2005). Sustained neural activity associated with cognitive control during temporally extended decision making. Cognitive Brain Research, 23, 71-84.
decision-making
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