Jason P Mitchell

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Working memory and the suppression of reflexive saccades
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:95-103. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint fMRI evidence for the role of recollection in suppressing misattribution errors: the illusory truth effect
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:800-10. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Mis-attribution errors in Alzheimer's disease: the illusory truth effect
    Jason P Mitchell
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:185-92. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Dissociable neural substrates for agentic versus conceptual representations of self
    Lindsey J Powell
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2186-97. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The link between social cognition and self-referential thought in the medial prefrontal cortex
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1306-15. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Forming impressions of people versus inanimate objects: social-cognitive processing in the medial prefrontal cortex
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Neuroimage 26:251-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Encoding-specific effects of social cognition on the neural correlates of subsequent memory
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 24:4912-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint General and specific contributions of the medial prefrontal cortex to knowledge about mental states
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuroimage 28:757-62. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Contextual variations in implicit evaluation
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 132:455-69. 2003
  10. pmc Distinct neural systems subserve person and object knowledge
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:15238-43. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Neural representations of social knowledge
    Jason Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Working memory and the suppression of reflexive saccades
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:95-103. 2002
    ..These findings corroborate the view that working memory operations play a critical role in the suppression of prepotent behavioral responses...
  2. ncbi request reprint fMRI evidence for the role of recollection in suppressing misattribution errors: the illusory truth effect
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:800-10. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Mis-attribution errors in Alzheimer's disease: the illusory truth effect
    Jason P Mitchell
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:185-92. 2006
    ..These results help further specify the precise nature of memory impairments in AD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dissociable neural substrates for agentic versus conceptual representations of self
    Lindsey J Powell
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2186-97. 2010
    ..These results support views of the "self" as a collection of distinct mental operations distributed throughout the brain, rather than a unitary cognitive system...
  5. ncbi request reprint The link between social cognition and self-referential thought in the medial prefrontal cortex
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1306-15. 2005
    ..These results suggest that self-reflection may be used to infer the mental states of others when they are sufficiently similar to self...
  6. ncbi request reprint Forming impressions of people versus inanimate objects: social-cognitive processing in the medial prefrontal cortex
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Neuroimage 26:251-7. 2005
    ..e., understanding the psychological characteristics of another mental agent). These findings underscore the extent to which social cognition relies on distinct neural mechanisms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Encoding-specific effects of social cognition on the neural correlates of subsequent memory
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 24:4912-7. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint General and specific contributions of the medial prefrontal cortex to knowledge about mental states
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuroimage 28:757-62. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Contextual variations in implicit evaluation
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 132:455-69. 2003
    ..Taken together, these experiments support the idea of automatic attitudes being continuous, online constructions that are inherently flexible and contextually appropriate, despite being outside conscious control...
  10. pmc Distinct neural systems subserve person and object knowledge
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:15238-43. 2002
    ..Together, these findings support the notion that person knowledge may be functionally dissociable from other classes of semantic knowledge within the brain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Directed remembering: subliminal cues alter nonconscious memory strategies
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Memory 10:381-8. 2002
    ..We consider the implications of these findings for the non-conscious#10; operation of memory processes in everyday life...
  12. doi request reprint Common brain regions with distinct patterns of neural responses during mentalizing about groups and individuals
    Juan Manuel Contreras
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Northwest Science Building, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1406-17. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of stereotype application
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:594-604. 2009
    ..Results suggest that stereotype application may draw on cognitive processes that more generally subserve semantic knowledge about categories...
  14. pmc Mentalizing under uncertainty: dissociated neural responses to ambiguous and unambiguous mental state inferences
    Adrianna C Jenkins
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:404-10. 2010
    ..These results underscore the emerging consensus that, rather than comprising a single mental operation, social cognition makes flexible use of different processes as a function of the particular demands of the social context...
  15. doi request reprint The default network distinguishes construals of proximal versus distal events
    Diana I Tamir
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2945-55. 2011
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  16. pmc Disclosing information about the self is intrinsically rewarding
    Diana I Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8038-43. 2012
    ..Together, these findings suggest that the human tendency to convey information about personal experience may arise from the intrinsic value associated with self-disclosure...
  17. pmc Neural correlates of anchoring-and-adjustment during mentalizing
    Diana I Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:10827-32. 2010
    ..These findings suggest both that the self serves as an important starting point from which to understand others and that perceivers customize such inferences by serially adjusting away from this anchor...
  18. doi request reprint A neural mechanism of first impressions
    Daniela Schiller
    Center for Neural Science, Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, New York, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:508-14. 2009
    ..These findings provide evidence for encoding differences on the basis of subsequent evaluations, suggesting that the amygdala and PCC are important for forming first impressions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Feeling-of-knowing in episodic memory: an event-related fMRI study
    Anat Maril
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuroimage 18:827-36. 2003
    ..These results provide evidence that the phenomenology of graded recall is represented neurally in frontal and parietal cortices, but that activation at encoding may not precipitate the different levels of recall experience...
  20. doi request reprint Anchoring and adjustment during social inferences
    Diana I Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Northwest Science Building, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 142:151-62. 2013
    ..These results suggest that perceivers mentalize about similar others using the cognitive process of anchoring-and-adjustment...
  21. pmc Social-cognitive deficits in normal aging
    Joseph M Moran
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Neurosci 32:5553-61. 2012
    ..These findings suggest specific task-independent age-related deficits in mentalizing that are localizable to changes in circumscribed subregions of the default network...
  22. ncbi request reprint Activity in right temporo-parietal junction is not selective for theory-of-mind
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall 1320, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:262-71. 2008
    ..The overlap between theory-of-mind and attentional reorienting suggests the need for new accounts of RTPJ function that integrate across these disparate task comparisons...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dissociable medial prefrontal contributions to judgments of similar and dissimilar others
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Neuron 50:655-63. 2006
    ..The overlap between judgments of self and similar others suggests the plausibility of "simulation" accounts of social cognition, which posit that perceivers can use knowledge about themselves to infer the mental states of others...
  24. pmc Medial prefrontal dissociations during processing of trait diagnostic and nondiagnostic person information
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:49-55. 2006
    ....
  25. pmc Multivoxel patterns in fusiform face area differentiate faces by sex and race
    Juan Manuel Contreras
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e69684. 2013
    ..By showing that FFA represents the sex and race of faces, this research contributes to our emerging understanding of how the human brain perceives individuals from two fundamental social categories. ..
  26. pmc Equitable decision making is associated with neural markers of intrinsic value
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:19761-6. 2011
    ..Together, these data suggest that prosocial behavior is not simply a response to external pressure, but instead represents an intrinsic, and intrinsically social, class of reward...
  27. doi request reprint Medial prefrontal cortex subserves diverse forms of self-reflection
    Adrianna C Jenkins
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Soc Neurosci 6:211-8. 2011
    ..These results suggest that--although dissociable--diverse forms of self-referential thought draw on a shared cognitive process subserved by MPFC...
  28. doi request reprint Medial prefrontal cortex predicts intertemporal choice
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Northwest Science Building, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:857-66. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Separating sustained from transient aspects of cognitive control during thought suppression
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:292-7. 2007
    ..These data support proposals regarding the different contributions made by the PFC and ACC to executive control and provide initial neuroimaging support for dual-process models of how individuals regulate their thoughts...
  30. pmc Social psychology as a natural kind
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:246-51. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in implicit weight identity
    Vishal P Grover
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:125-35. 2003
    ..This study examined gender differences in explicit and implicit attitudes toward overweight and explicit and implicit weight identity...
  32. pmc Dissociable neural correlates of stereotypes and other forms of semantic knowledge
    Juan Manuel Contreras
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Northwest Science Building, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:764-70. 2012
    ....
  33. pmc Repetition suppression of ventromedial prefrontal activity during judgments of self and others
    Adrianna C Jenkins
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4507-12. 2008
    ..These results suggest that thinking about the mind of another person may rely importantly on reference to one's own mental characteristics...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mentalizing and Marr: an information processing approach to the study of social cognition
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Brain Res 1079:66-75. 2006
    ..e., the step-by-step processes that give rise to mental state inferences) can be informed by analysis at the other two...
  35. doi request reprint Social influence modulates the neural computation of value
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:894-900. 2011
    ..These findings document the utility of neuroimaging to demonstrate the private acceptance of social norms...
  36. ncbi request reprint The seven sins of memory: implications for self
    Daniel L Schacter
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1001:226-39. 2003
    ..By describing cognitive, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging studies that illuminate these memory sins, we consider how they might bear on the relation between memory and self...
  37. ncbi request reprint Special issue: Multiple perspectives on the psychological and neural bases of social cognition
    Jennifer S Beer
    Brain Res 1079:1-3. 2006
  38. pmc Inferences about mental states
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1309-16. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Activity in ventromedial prefrontal cortex co-varies with revealed social preferences: evidence for person-invariant value
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:464-9. 2014
    ..These data suggest that individuals reduce the value associated with their own and others' experiences to a common subjective scale, which is used to guide social decision-making. ..
  40. pmc Response of dorsomedial prefrontal cortex predicts altruistic behavior
    Adam Waytz
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 32:7646-50. 2012
    ..These findings address long-standing questions about the proximate source of human altruism by suggesting that prosocial behavior results, in part, from our broader tendency for social-cognitive thought...
  41. pmc Multiple routes to memory: distinct medial temporal lobe processes build item and source memories
    Lila Davachi
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:2157-62. 2003
    ..These outcomes suggest that the subregions within the medial temporal lobe subserve distinct, but complementary, learning mechanisms...
  42. ncbi request reprint The false dichotomy between simulation and theory-theory: the argument's error
    Jason P Mitchell
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:363-4; author reply 364. 2005

Research Grants2

  1. Neural representations of social knowledge
    Jason Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Together, these experiments will improve current understanding of autism, a prevalent developmental disorder characterized by pervasive deficits in social cognitive processing, e.g., representing the mental states of other people. ..