Dean Mobbs

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Personality predicts activity in reward and emotional regions associated with humor
    Dean Mobbs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Program in Neuroscience and Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16502-6. 2005
  2. pmc Law, responsibility, and the brain
    Dean Mobbs
    Welcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 5:e103. 2007
  3. pmc When fear is near: threat imminence elicits prefrontal-periaqueductal gray shifts in humans
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Science 317:1079-83. 2007
  4. pmc The Kuleshov Effect: the influence of contextual framing on emotional attributions
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, London, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:95-106. 2006
  5. pmc Choking on the money: reward-based performance decrements are associated with midbrain activity
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, UK
    Psychol Sci 20:955-62. 2009
  6. pmc From threat to fear: the neural organization of defensive fear systems in humans
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:12236-43. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Foraging under competition: the neural basis of input-matching in humans
    Dean Mobbs
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 2EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 33:9866-72. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontostriatal dysfunction during response inhibition in Williams syndrome
    Dean Mobbs
    Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5719, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:256-61. 2007
  9. pmc Sex differences in brain activation elicited by humor
    Eiman Azim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, and Program in Neuroscience, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5719, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16496-501. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Humor modulates the mesolimbic reward centers
    Dean Mobbs
    Stanford Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuron 40:1041-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Personality predicts activity in reward and emotional regions associated with humor
    Dean Mobbs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Program in Neuroscience and Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16502-6. 2005
    ..Our findings tie together existing neurobiological studies of humor appreciation and are compatible with the notion that personality style plays a fundamental role in the neurobiological systems subserving humor appreciation...
  2. pmc Law, responsibility, and the brain
    Dean Mobbs
    Welcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 5:e103. 2007
  3. pmc When fear is near: threat imminence elicits prefrontal-periaqueductal gray shifts in humans
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Science 317:1079-83. 2007
    ..Our findings cast light on the neural dynamics of threat anticipation and have implications for the neurobiology of human anxiety-related disorders...
  4. pmc The Kuleshov Effect: the influence of contextual framing on emotional attributions
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, London, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:95-106. 2006
    ..These prefrontal regions may act to guide appropriate choices across altering contexts. Together, these findings offer a neurobiological basis for contextual framing effects on social attributions...
  5. pmc Choking on the money: reward-based performance decrements are associated with midbrain activity
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, UK
    Psychol Sci 20:955-62. 2009
    ..These data cast light on the neurobiological basis of choking under pressure and are consistent with overmotivation accounts...
  6. pmc From threat to fear: the neural organization of defensive fear systems in humans
    Dean Mobbs
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:12236-43. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Foraging under competition: the neural basis of input-matching in humans
    Dean Mobbs
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 2EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 33:9866-72. 2013
    ..Furthermore, we speculate that switching behaviors are related to individual differences in competition avoidance and reward drive...
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontostriatal dysfunction during response inhibition in Williams syndrome
    Dean Mobbs
    Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5719, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:256-61. 2007
    ..Here we explore the neural systems that mediate response inhibition in WS...
  9. pmc Sex differences in brain activation elicited by humor
    Eiman Azim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, and Program in Neuroscience, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5719, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16496-501. 2005
    ..These results indicate sex-specific differences in neural response to humor with implications for sex-based disparities in the integration of cognition and emotion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Humor modulates the mesolimbic reward centers
    Dean Mobbs
    Stanford Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuron 40:1041-8. 2003
    ..Further, the degree of humor intensity was positively correlated with BOLD signal intensity in these regions. Together, these findings offer new insight into the neural basis of salutary aspects of humor...