James M Bjork

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reduced posterior mesofrontal cortex activation by risky rewards in substance-dependent patients
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:115-28. 2008
  2. pmc Why we like to drink: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of the rewarding and anxiolytic effects of alcohol
    Jodi M Gilman
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 28:4583-91. 2008
  3. pmc Mesolimbic recruitment by nondrug rewards in detoxified alcoholics: effort anticipation, reward anticipation, and reward delivery
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:2174-88. 2012
  4. pmc Incentive-elicited mesolimbic activation and externalizing symptomatology in adolescents
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:827-37. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Incentive-elicited striatal activation in adolescent children of alcoholics
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Addiction 103:1308-19. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Developmental differences in posterior mesofrontal cortex recruitment by risky rewards
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 27:4839-49. 2007
  7. pmc Psychosocial problems and recruitment of incentive neurocircuitry: exploring individual differences in healthy adolescents
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:570-77. 2011
  8. pmc Psychopathic tendencies and mesolimbic recruitment by cues for instrumental and passively obtained rewards
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychol 89:408-15. 2012
  9. pmc Anticipating instrumentally obtained and passively-received rewards: a factorial fMRI investigation
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States
    Behav Brain Res 177:165-70. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Delay discounting correlates with proportional lateral frontal cortex volumes
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 65:710-3. 2009

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Publications26

  1. pmc Reduced posterior mesofrontal cortex activation by risky rewards in substance-dependent patients
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:115-28. 2008
    ..These data suggest that SDP are characterized by a combination of: (a) striatal hypersensitivity to reward, and (b) under-recruitment of the specialized conflict-monitoring circuitry of the PMC when reward entails potential penalties...
  2. pmc Why we like to drink: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of the rewarding and anxiolytic effects of alcohol
    Jodi M Gilman
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 28:4583-91. 2008
    ..These results show that the acute pharmacological rewarding and anxiolytic effects of alcohol can be measured with fMRI...
  3. pmc Mesolimbic recruitment by nondrug rewards in detoxified alcoholics: effort anticipation, reward anticipation, and reward delivery
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:2174-88. 2012
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  4. pmc Incentive-elicited mesolimbic activation and externalizing symptomatology in adolescents
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:827-37. 2010
    ..Reward processing has been indexed by recruitment of incentive-motivational neurocircuitry of the ventral striatum (VS), including nucleus accumbens (NAcc)...
  5. doi request reprint Incentive-elicited striatal activation in adolescent children of alcoholics
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Addiction 103:1308-19. 2008
    ..We tested whether parental alcoholism, which confers risk of SD, is correlated with altered recruitment of ventral striatum (VS) by non-drug rewards in adolescence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Developmental differences in posterior mesofrontal cortex recruitment by risky rewards
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 27:4839-49. 2007
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  7. pmc Psychosocial problems and recruitment of incentive neurocircuitry: exploring individual differences in healthy adolescents
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:570-77. 2011
    ..These findings extend previous reports demonstrating that in adolescents, individual differences in reactivity of motivational neurocircuitry relate to different facets of impulsivity or externalizing behaviors...
  8. pmc Psychopathic tendencies and mesolimbic recruitment by cues for instrumental and passively obtained rewards
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychol 89:408-15. 2012
    ..These data indicate that in psychiatrically healthy controls, individuals with greater endorsement of psychopathic tendencies show more robust neurophysiological and behavioral signatures of incentive motivation...
  9. pmc Anticipating instrumentally obtained and passively-received rewards: a factorial fMRI investigation
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States
    Behav Brain Res 177:165-70. 2007
    ..Ventromesial striatum was activated by joint requirement for an instrumental response together with uncertain (but not certain) reward...
  10. doi request reprint Delay discounting correlates with proportional lateral frontal cortex volumes
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 65:710-3. 2009
    ..Might individual differences in frontocortical gray matter morphology be related to preference for immediate reward?..
  11. pmc Striatal sensitivity to reward deliveries and omissions in substance dependent patients
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 42:1609-21. 2008
    ..Rather, SDP may instead have increased limbic system sensitivity to reward and loss delivery, consistent with the role of impulsivity in SD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incentive-elicited brain activation in adolescents: similarities and differences from young adults
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7003, USA
    J Neurosci 24:1793-802. 2004
    ..These results suggest that adolescents selectively show reduced recruitment of motivational but not consummatory components of reward-directed behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint Striatal functional alteration in adolescents characterized by early childhood behavioral inhibition
    Amanda E Guyer
    Emotional Development and Affective Neuroscience Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 26:6399-405. 2006
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  14. pmc Parental alcohol use and brain volumes in early- and late-onset alcoholics
    Jodi M Gilman
    Section of Brain Electrophysiology and Imaging, Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:607-15. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Imaging brain response to reward in addictive disorders
    Daniel W Hommer
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1216:50-61. 2011
    ..It is likely that aspects of brain function described by both the impulsivity and reward-deficiency hypotheses contribute to the pathophysiology of addiction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity in abstinent alcohol-dependent patients: relation to control subjects and type 1-/type 2-like traits
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Room 3C 103, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Alcohol 34:133-50. 2004
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  17. pmc Adolescents, adults and rewards: comparing motivational neurocircuitry recruitment using fMRI
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11440. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Dietary tyrosine/phenylalanine depletion effects on behavioral and brain signatures of human motivational processing
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:595-604. 2014
    ..Additional studies are needed to determine if clinical populations would show similar resistance to behavioral effects of TPD. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional volumetric analysis of brain atrophy in alcohol dependence: effects of drinking history and comorbid substance use disorder
    James M Bjork
    Laboratory of Clinical Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIH, 10 Center Drive, Room 3C 103, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2038-45. 2003
    ..The authors assessed whether individual differences in drinking history as well as lifetime incidence of comorbid cocaine or marijuana use disorder underlie differential patterns of brain atrophy in subjects with alcohol dependence...
  20. pmc Does traumatic brain injury increase risk for substance abuse?
    James M Bjork
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:1077-82. 2009
    ..In this review, we conclude that little is known regarding the directionality of TBI increasing drug abuse, and that collaborative research in this area is critically needed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Behavioral impulsivity paradigms: a comparison in hospitalized adolescents with disruptive behavior disorders
    Donald M Dougherty
    Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030 3406, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1145-57. 2003
    ..As a result, comparisons between measures are difficult, with little consensus regarding which method may be most sensitive to individual impulsivity differences of different populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Serotonin 2a receptor T102C polymorphism and impaired impulse control
    James M Bjork
    Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet 114:336-9. 2002
    ..These preliminary data suggest that the T102C 5-HT2a receptor polymorphism may be a marker for impaired behavior control-perhaps in the context of psychiatric disorder history...
  23. ncbi request reprint Amphetamine modulates human incentive processing
    Brian Knutson
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    Neuron 43:261-9. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that therapeutic effects of amphetamine on incentive processing may involve reducing the difference between anticipation of gains and losses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Commission error rates on a continuous performance test are related to deficits measured by the Benton Visual Retention Test
    Donald M Dougherty
    Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Assessment 10:3-12. 2003
    ..These results may be explained by a shared association between processes of impulsivity and other deficits of executive control that may interfere with successful performance of the Benton...
  25. ncbi request reprint Familial transmission of Continuous Performance Test behavior: attentional and impulsive response characteristics
    Donald M Dougherty
    Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Gen Psychol 130:5-21. 2003
    ..e., BIS) was correlated with commission errors for parents, but not for adolescents. The findings of this study support the use of an objective behavioral measure of impulsivity to assess familial relationships of impulsivity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Two models of impulsivity: relationship to personality traits and psychopathology
    Alan C Swann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:988-94. 2002
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