Joshua W Buckholtz

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint From Blame to Punishment: Disrupting Prefrontal Cortex Activity Reveals Norm Enforcement Mechanisms
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street Boston, MA 02114 USA Electronic address
    Neuron 87:1369-80. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Promises, promises for neuroscience and law
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA Department of Psychiatry and Center for Law, Brain and Behavior, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:R861-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Psychopathology and the human connectome: toward a transdiagnostic model of risk for mental illness
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuron 74:990-1004. 2012
  4. pmc A thalamocorticostriatal dopamine network for psychostimulant-enhanced human cognitive flexibility
    Gregory R Samanez-Larkin
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 74:99-105. 2013
  5. pmc Dopaminergic mechanisms of individual differences in human effort-based decision-making
    Michael T Treadway
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    J Neurosci 32:6170-6. 2012
  6. pmc Dopaminergic network differences in human impulsivity
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Science 329:532. 2010
  7. pmc Mesolimbic dopamine reward system hypersensitivity in individuals with psychopathic traits
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:419-21. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The neural correlates of third-party punishment
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 60:930-40. 2008
  9. doi request reprint On the use and misuse of genomic and neuroimaging science in forensic psychiatry: current roles and future directions
    Michael T Treadway
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:533-46. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The roots of modern justice: cognitive and neural foundations of social norms and their enforcement
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology and Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, and the Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:655-61. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint From Blame to Punishment: Disrupting Prefrontal Cortex Activity Reveals Norm Enforcement Mechanisms
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street Boston, MA 02114 USA Electronic address
    Neuron 87:1369-80. 2015
    ..Together, these findings reveal a selective, causal role for DLPFC in norm enforcement: representational integration of the distinct information streams used to make punishment decisions...
  2. doi request reprint Promises, promises for neuroscience and law
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA Department of Psychiatry and Center for Law, Brain and Behavior, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:R861-7. 2014
    ..Here, we contend that this promise elides fundamental conceptual issues that limit the usefulness of neuroscience for law. Recommendations for overcoming these challenges are offered. ..
  3. doi request reprint Psychopathology and the human connectome: toward a transdiagnostic model of risk for mental illness
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuron 74:990-1004. 2012
    ..We argue that risk-associated disruption of these circuits mediates susceptibility to broad domains of psychopathology rather than discrete disorders...
  4. pmc A thalamocorticostriatal dopamine network for psychostimulant-enhanced human cognitive flexibility
    Gregory R Samanez-Larkin
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 74:99-105. 2013
    ..Everyday life demands continuous flexibility in thought and behavior. We examined whether individual differences in dopamine function are related to variability in the effects of amphetamine on one aspect of flexibility: task switching...
  5. pmc Dopaminergic mechanisms of individual differences in human effort-based decision-making
    Michael T Treadway
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    J Neurosci 32:6170-6. 2012
    ..These findings highlight the role of DA signaling in striatal, prefrontal, and insular regions as key neurochemical mechanisms underlying individual differences in cost/benefit decision-making...
  6. pmc Dopaminergic network differences in human impulsivity
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Science 329:532. 2010
    ..Path analysis confirmed that the impact of decreased midbrain D2/D3 autoreceptor availability on trait impulsivity is mediated in part through its effect on stimulated striatal DA release...
  7. pmc Mesolimbic dopamine reward system hypersensitivity in individuals with psychopathic traits
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:419-21. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that neurochemical and neurophysiological hyper-reactivity of the dopaminergic reward system may comprise a neural substrate for impulsive-antisocial behavior and substance abuse in psychopathy...
  8. doi request reprint The neural correlates of third-party punishment
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 60:930-40. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint On the use and misuse of genomic and neuroimaging science in forensic psychiatry: current roles and future directions
    Michael T Treadway
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:533-46. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The roots of modern justice: cognitive and neural foundations of social norms and their enforcement
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology and Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, and the Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:655-61. 2012
    ..We propose that such processes depend on several domain-general cognitive functions that have been repurposed, through evolution's thrift, to perform these roles...
  11. doi request reprint Neurobiological mechanisms for impulsive-aggression: the role of MAOA
    Hayley M Dorfman
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 17:297-313. 2014
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  12. pmc Worth the 'EEfRT'? The effort expenditure for rewards task as an objective measure of motivation and anhedonia
    Michael T Treadway
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6598. 2009
    ..Using the EEfRT, we test the hypothesis that effort-based decision-making is related to trait anhedonia...
  13. doi request reprint Social Behavior: A Penny for Your Shocks
    Hayley M Dorfman
    Department of Psychology and Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Curr Biol 25:R600-1. 2015
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