Esther Aarts

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Greater striatal responses to medication in Parkinson׳s disease are associated with better task-switching but worse reward performance
    Esther Aarts
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 62:390-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Aberrant reward processing in Parkinson's disease is associated with dopamine cell loss
    Esther Aarts
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Kapittelweg 29, 6525 EN Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 59:3339-46. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The dopamine transporter haplotype and reward-related striatal responses in adult ADHD
    Martine Hoogman
    Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 23:469-78. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Reward modulation of cognitive function in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a pilot study on the role of striatal dopamine
    Esther Aarts
    aCentre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen bDepartment of Psychiatry cDepartment of Human Genetics dDepartment of Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Neuroscience, Radboud University Medical Center, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour eKarakter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Behav Pharmacol 26:227-40. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Nitric oxide synthase genotype modulation of impulsivity and ventral striatal activity in adult ADHD patients and healthy comparison subjects
    Martine Hoogman
    Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 168:1099-106. 2011
  6. pmc Striatal dopamine mediates the interface between motivational and cognitive control in humans: evidence from genetic imaging
    Esther Aarts
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 35:1943-51. 2010
  7. pmc Human cognitive flexibility depends on dopamine D2 receptor signaling
    Mieke van Holstein
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour RU DI BCB, Radboud University Nijmegen, Kapittelweg 29, 6521 EN Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 218:567-78. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Dopaminergic modulation of cognitive control: distinct roles for the prefrontal cortex and the basal ganglia
    Martine van Schouwenburg
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, University Nijmegen, Kapittelweg 29, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Curr Pharm Des 16:2026-32. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Attentional control in anterior cingulate cortex based on probabilistic cueing
    Esther Aarts
    Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:716-27. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Dopaminergic modulation of distracter-resistance and prefrontal delay period signal
    Mirjam Bloemendaal
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, P O Box 9101, 6500, HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232:1061-70. 2015

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Greater striatal responses to medication in Parkinson׳s disease are associated with better task-switching but worse reward performance
    Esther Aarts
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 62:390-7. 2014
    ..These findings extend the dopamine overdose hypothesis, according to which dopamine-induced changes in dorsal and ventral striatal processing lead to cognitive improvement and impairment respectively...
  2. doi request reprint Aberrant reward processing in Parkinson's disease is associated with dopamine cell loss
    Esther Aarts
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Kapittelweg 29, 6525 EN Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 59:3339-46. 2012
    ..The present results concur with observations that low baseline dopamine states predispose to drug and other addictions...
  3. doi request reprint The dopamine transporter haplotype and reward-related striatal responses in adult ADHD
    Martine Hoogman
    Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 23:469-78. 2013
    ..Although the importance of the DAT1 haplotype as a risk factor for adult ADHD was again demonstrated in this study, the mechanism by which this gene increases disease risk remains largely unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Reward modulation of cognitive function in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a pilot study on the role of striatal dopamine
    Esther Aarts
    aCentre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen bDepartment of Psychiatry cDepartment of Human Genetics dDepartment of Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Neuroscience, Radboud University Medical Center, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour eKarakter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Behav Pharmacol 26:227-40. 2015
    ..These pilot data indicate an important role for aberrant reward motivation, striatal dopamine and interindividual genetic differences in cognitive processes in adult ADHD. ..
  5. doi request reprint Nitric oxide synthase genotype modulation of impulsivity and ventral striatal activity in adult ADHD patients and healthy comparison subjects
    Martine Hoogman
    Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 168:1099-106. 2011
    ..In the present study, the authors investigated the effect of a functional variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) polymorphism in NOS1 (NOS1 exon 1f-VNTR) on the processing of rewards, one of the cognitive deficits in ADHD...
  6. pmc Striatal dopamine mediates the interface between motivational and cognitive control in humans: evidence from genetic imaging
    Esther Aarts
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 35:1943-51. 2010
    ..These data establish a crucial role for human striatal dopamine in the modulation of cognitive flexibility by reward anticipation, thus, elucidating the neurochemical mechanism of the interaction between motivation and cognitive control...
  7. pmc Human cognitive flexibility depends on dopamine D2 receptor signaling
    Mieke van Holstein
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour RU DI BCB, Radboud University Nijmegen, Kapittelweg 29, 6521 EN Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 218:567-78. 2011
    ..In particular, recent work with animals as well as current theorizing has suggested that cognitive flexibility depends on dopamine D2 receptor signaling. However, there is no evidence for similar mechanisms in humans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dopaminergic modulation of cognitive control: distinct roles for the prefrontal cortex and the basal ganglia
    Martine van Schouwenburg
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, University Nijmegen, Kapittelweg 29, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Curr Pharm Des 16:2026-32. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Attentional control in anterior cingulate cortex based on probabilistic cueing
    Esther Aarts
    Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:716-27. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate differential attentional control activity in ACC after probabilistic cueing, providing evidence for control adjustments driven by changes in expectation...
  10. doi request reprint Dopaminergic modulation of distracter-resistance and prefrontal delay period signal
    Mirjam Bloemendaal
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, P O Box 9101, 6500, HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232:1061-70. 2015
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  11. doi request reprint Increased dependence of action selection on recent motor history in Parkinson's disease
    Rick C Helmich
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 29:6105-13. 2009
    ..The enhanced MFC activity may result either from reduced focusing abilities of the basal ganglia or from compensatory processes...