Abigail A Marsh

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reduced amygdala response to fearful expressions in children and adolescents with callous-unemotional traits and disruptive behavior disorders
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, NIMH, 15K North Dr, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:712-20. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do fear and anger look the way they do? Form and social function in facial expressions
    Abigail A Marsh
    Harvard University, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:73-86. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of fear and anger facial expressions on approach- and avoidance-related behaviors
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Emotion 5:119-24. 2005
  4. pmc Dominance and submission: the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and responses to status cues
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:713-24. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Impaired recognition of fear facial expressions in 5-HTTLPR S-polymorphism carriers following tryptophan depletion
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:387-94. 2006
  6. pmc Accurate identification of fear facial expressions predicts prosocial behavior
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Emotion 7:239-51. 2007
  7. pmc Response options and expectations of reward in decision-making: the differential roles of dorsal and rostral anterior cingulate cortex
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 15K North Drive, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 35:979-88. 2007
  8. pmc Reduced amygdala-orbitofrontal connectivity during moral judgments in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:279-86. 2011
  9. pmc Empathic responsiveness in amygdala and anterior cingulate cortex in youths with psychopathic traits
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:900-10. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of tryptophan depletion and 5-HTTLPR genotype on passive avoidance and response reversal instrumental learning tasks
    Elizabeth C Finger
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:206-15. 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Reduced amygdala response to fearful expressions in children and adolescents with callous-unemotional traits and disruptive behavior disorders
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, NIMH, 15K North Dr, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:712-20. 2008
    ..Moreover, despite high comorbidity of callous-unemotional traits and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), no research has attempted to distinguish neural correlates of pediatric callous-unemotional traits and ADHD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do fear and anger look the way they do? Form and social function in facial expressions
    Abigail A Marsh
    Harvard University, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:73-86. 2005
    ..These results suggest that fear and anger expressions may serve socially adaptive purposes for those who show them, similar to the social adaptations associated with a babyish or mature facial appearance...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of fear and anger facial expressions on approach- and avoidance-related behaviors
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Emotion 5:119-24. 2005
    ..Although the fear expression may signal that a threat is present in the environment, the effect of the expression on conspecifics may be in part to elicit approach...
  4. pmc Dominance and submission: the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and responses to status cues
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:713-24. 2009
    ..We suggest that the VLPFC retrieves information from these regions when processing hierarchy cues to facilitate socially adaptive behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impaired recognition of fear facial expressions in 5-HTTLPR S-polymorphism carriers following tryptophan depletion
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:387-94. 2006
    ..Acute tryptophan depletion has been associated with the processing of fear-relevant cues, such as emotional expressions, but the effect of genotype at the 5-HTTLPR has not been assessed...
  6. pmc Accurate identification of fear facial expressions predicts prosocial behavior
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Emotion 7:239-51. 2007
    ..In Study 3, accuracy for recognizing fear proved a better predictor of prosocial behavior than gender, mood, or scores on an empathy scale...
  7. pmc Response options and expectations of reward in decision-making: the differential roles of dorsal and rostral anterior cingulate cortex
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 15K North Drive, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 35:979-88. 2007
    ..The current results suggest functional specificity with respect to the roles of dACC/dmFC and rACC/mPFC in decision-making...
  8. pmc Reduced amygdala-orbitofrontal connectivity during moral judgments in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits
    Abigail A Marsh
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:279-86. 2011
    ..These results suggest that psychopathic traits are associated with amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex dysfunction. This dysfunction may relate to previous findings of disrupted moral judgment in this population...
  9. pmc Empathic responsiveness in amygdala and anterior cingulate cortex in youths with psychopathic traits
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:900-10. 2013
    ..This suggests that psychopathic traits may also impair empathic pain sensitivity. However, whether psychopathic traits affect responses to the pain of others versus the self has not been previously assessed...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of tryptophan depletion and 5-HTTLPR genotype on passive avoidance and response reversal instrumental learning tasks
    Elizabeth C Finger
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:206-15. 2007
    ..Furthermore, they demonstrate behavioral differences in responses to punishing stimuli between long allele homozygotes and short allele carriers when serotonin levels are acutely reduced...
  11. doi request reprint Reduced amygdala response in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits: decreased emotional response versus increased top-down attention to nonemotional features
    Stuart F White
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:750-8. 2012
    ..However, there has been disagreement as to whether this dysfunction reflects a primary emotional deficit or is secondary to atypical attentional control. The authors examined the validity of the contrasting predictions...
  12. doi request reprint Psychopathy and fear: specific impairments in judging behaviors that frighten others
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Emotion 12:892-8. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Choosing the lesser of two evils, the better of two goods: specifying the roles of ventromedial prefrontal cortex and dorsal anterior cingulate in object choice
    Karina Blair
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2670, USA
    J Neurosci 26:11379-86. 2006
    ..These data are interpreted with reference to models of ACd and vmPFC functioning...
  14. pmc The influence of oxytocin administration on responses to infant faces and potential moderation by OXTR genotype
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 224:469-76. 2012
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  15. pmc Adolescents with psychopathic traits report reductions in physiological responses to fear
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:834-41. 2011
    ..In addition, the relationship between psychopathy and the subjective experience of emotion has not yet been assessed...
  16. pmc The neural substrates of action identification
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, 37th and O St NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:392-403. 2010
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  17. pmc Abnormal ventromedial prefrontal cortex function in children with psychopathic traits during reversal learning
    Elizabeth C Finger
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:586-94. 2008
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  18. pmc Deficits in facial affect recognition among antisocial populations: a meta-analysis
    Abigail A Marsh
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:454-65. 2008
    ..This impairment cannot be attributed solely to task difficulty. These results suggest dysfunction among antisocial individuals in specified neural substrates, namely the amygdala, involved in processing fearful facial affect...
  19. doi request reprint Oxytocin improves specific recognition of positive facial expressions
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, 37th and O St NW, 301 G White Gravenor, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209:225-32. 2010
    ..Perceptions of trustworthiness are associated with detection of positive facial affect, which suggests that oxytocin may enhance the recognition of positive facial affect. The present study tests this hypothesis...
  20. ncbi request reprint What do I think you're doing? Action identification and mind attribution
    Megan N Kozak
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:543-55. 2006
    ..In Study 5, the authors found that instructing participants to adopt the target's perspective did not affect mind attribution but did lead to higher level identifications of the target's actions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Caught in the act: the impact of audience on the neural response to morally and socially inappropriate behavior
    Elizabeth C Finger
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 15K, North Drive, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 33:414-21. 2006
    ..These regions have been implicated in the representation of the mental states of others (Theory of Mind). The presence of an audience was associated with increased left amygdala activity across all conditions...
  22. pmc When psychopathy impairs moral judgments: neural responses during judgments about causing fear
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, 302 A White Gravenor, 37 and O St NW, WA 20057, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:3-11. 2014
    ..These results implicate amygdala dysfunction in impaired judgments about causing distress in psychopathy and suggest that atypical amygdala responses to fear in psychopathy extend across multiple classes of stimuli. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Nonverbal "accents": cultural differences in facial expressions of emotion
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:373-6. 2003
    ..This evidence suggests that extreme positions regarding the universality of emotional expressions are incomplete...