Eric E Nelson

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Growing pains and pleasures: how emotional learning guides development
    Eric E Nelson
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda MD, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:99-108. 2014
  2. pmc The development of the ventral prefrontal cortex and social flexibility
    Eric E Nelson
    Section of Developmental Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:233-45. 2011
  3. pmc Adverse rearing experiences enhance responding to both aversive and rewarding stimuli in juvenile rhesus monkeys
    Eric E Nelson
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:702-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Abnormal attention modulation of fear circuit function in pediatric generalized anxiety disorder
    Erin B McClure
    Emotional Development and Affective Neuroscience Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:97-106. 2007
  5. pmc A developmental examination of amygdala response to facial expressions
    Amanda E Guyer
    National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1565-82. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Brain systems underlying response flexibility in healthy and bipolar adolescents: an event-related fMRI study
    Eric E Nelson
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Building 106 C, 5413 W Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:810-9. 2007
  7. pmc Amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex function during anticipated peer evaluation in pediatric social anxiety
    Amanda E Guyer
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 15K North Dr, Room 208, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1303-12. 2008
  8. pmc Attention bias of anxious youth during extended exposure of emotional face pairs: an eye-tracking study
    Tomer Shechner
    Section on Developmental Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:14-21. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased amygdala activity during successful memory encoding in adolescent major depressive disorder: An FMRI study
    Roxann Roberson-Nay
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:966-73. 2006
  10. pmc Normative data on development of neural and behavioral mechanisms underlying attention orienting toward social-emotional stimuli: an exploratory study
    Kara M Lindstrom
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institutes of Mental Health, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Brain Res 1292:61-70. 2009

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Growing pains and pleasures: how emotional learning guides development
    Eric E Nelson
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda MD, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:99-108. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc The development of the ventral prefrontal cortex and social flexibility
    Eric E Nelson
    Section of Developmental Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:233-45. 2011
    ..Finally, we discuss the role of prefrontal cortex in adolescent mood and anxiety disorders, particularly as orbitofrontal and ventrolateral prefrontal cortices are engaged in a social context...
  3. pmc Adverse rearing experiences enhance responding to both aversive and rewarding stimuli in juvenile rhesus monkeys
    Eric E Nelson
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:702-4. 2009
    ..This study examines the effects that early life emotional adversity has on response to both threatening and appetitive stimuli in juvenile rhesus monkeys...
  4. ncbi request reprint Abnormal attention modulation of fear circuit function in pediatric generalized anxiety disorder
    Erin B McClure
    Emotional Development and Affective Neuroscience Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:97-106. 2007
    ..However, in pediatric anxiety, no research has examined attention modulation of neural response to threat cues...
  5. pmc A developmental examination of amygdala response to facial expressions
    Amanda E Guyer
    National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1565-82. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Brain systems underlying response flexibility in healthy and bipolar adolescents: an event-related fMRI study
    Eric E Nelson
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Building 106 C, 5413 W Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:810-9. 2007
    ..The present study was undertaken to determine if neuronal responses differed between BD and control subjects on a simple motor response flexibility task...
  7. pmc Amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex function during anticipated peer evaluation in pediatric social anxiety
    Amanda E Guyer
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 15K North Dr, Room 208, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1303-12. 2008
    ..Such fear-circuitry dysfunction may also manifest when anticipated social evaluation leads socially anxious adolescents to misperceive peers as threatening...
  8. pmc Attention bias of anxious youth during extended exposure of emotional face pairs: an eye-tracking study
    Tomer Shechner
    Section on Developmental Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:14-21. 2013
    ..Using eye-tracking methodology, the current study measured attention biases in anxious and nonanxious youth, using unrestricted free viewing of angry, happy, and neutral faces...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased amygdala activity during successful memory encoding in adolescent major depressive disorder: An FMRI study
    Roxann Roberson-Nay
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:966-73. 2006
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that adolescent MDD is associated with abnormal amygdala activity during evocative-face viewing...
  10. pmc Normative data on development of neural and behavioral mechanisms underlying attention orienting toward social-emotional stimuli: an exploratory study
    Kara M Lindstrom
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institutes of Mental Health, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Brain Res 1292:61-70. 2009
    ..Implications for future work on developmental changes in attention-emotion processing are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of mother's dominance rank on offspring temperament in infant rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez
    DIRP Non Human Primate Core, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Primatol 75:65-73. 2013
    ..These results also suggest future human-based studies of a similar relationship may be warranted, although social dominance is clearly more complex in human than macaque societies...
  12. 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
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Experience-dependent plasticity for attention to threat: Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence in humans
    Christopher S Monk
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:607-10. 2004
    ..Examination of plasticity of attention bias with individuals at risk for anxiety disorders may reveal how threatening stimuli come to be categorized differently in this population over time...
  14. pmc Neural correlates of cognitive flexibility in children at risk for bipolar disorder
    Pilyoung Kim
    Emotion and Development Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:22-30. 2012
    ..Youth with bipolar disorder (BD) show behavioral and neural deficits in cognitive flexibility; however, whether such deficits exist among youths at risk for BD has not been explored...
  15. pmc Neural substrates of choice selection in adults and adolescents: development of the ventrolateral prefrontal and anterior cingulate cortices
    Neir Eshel
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:1270-9. 2007
    ..Consistent with predictions, these results suggest that adolescents engage prefrontal regulatory structures to a lesser extent than adults when making risky economic choices...
  16. ncbi request reprint A developmental examination of gender differences in brain engagement during evaluation of threat
    Erin B McClure
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:1047-55. 2004
    ..Recent theoretical models suggest that developmental changes in brain functioning play important roles in the emergence of such gender differences...
  17. pmc Probing the neural correlates of anticipated peer evaluation in adolescence
    Amanda E Guyer
    National Institute of Mental Health, 15K North Drive, Room 208, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Child Dev 80:1000-15. 2009
    ..Relating these neural response patterns to changes in adolescent social-cognition enriches theories of adolescent social development through enhanced neurobiological understanding of social behavior...
  18. pmc Fear conditioning in adolescents with anxiety disorders: results from a novel experimental paradigm
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, 15K North Drive, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:94-102. 2008
    ..Adult data suggest that anxiety disorders involve elevated fear but intact differential conditioning. We used a novel paradigm to assess fear conditioning in pediatric anxiety patients...
  19. pmc Developmental changes of rhesus monkeys in response to separation from the mother
    Bo Zhang
    Section on Developmental Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 54:798-807. 2012
    ..This could suggest that high levels of maternal contact-seeking behavior early in infancy are context specific and not a reliable index of enduring temperament...
  20. pmc Reward circuitry in resilience to severe trauma: an fMRI investigation of resilient special forces soldiers
    Meena Vythilingam
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Psychiatry Res 172:75-7. 2009
    ..Findings in this group of resilient individuals revealed unique patterns of activation during expectation of reward in the subgenual prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens area, regions pivotal to reward processes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Choice selection and reward anticipation: an fMRI study
    Monique Ernst
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 15K North Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:1585-97. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Neural circuitry engaged during unsuccessful motor inhibition in pediatric bipolar disorder
    Ellen Leibenluft
    Emotion and Development Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, NIH, Health and Human Services, Bldg 15k, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:52-60. 2007
    ..They also compared activation in medicated versus unmedicated children with bipolar disorder and in children with bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) versus those with bipolar disorder without ADHD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Amygdala and nucleus accumbens in responses to receipt and omission of gains in adults and adolescents
    Monique Ernst
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 15K North Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Neuroimage 25:1279-91. 2005
    ..These developmental differences, if replicated, may have important implications for the development of early-onset disorders of emotion and motivation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Developmental differences in neuronal engagement during implicit encoding of emotional faces: an event-related fMRI study
    Eric E Nelson
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1381, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1015-24. 2003
    ..Prior studies document strong interactions between emotional and mnemonic processes. These interactions have been shown to vary across development and psychopathology, particularly mood and anxiety disorders...
  25. ncbi request reprint A neuroimaging method for the study of threat in adolescents
    Christopher S Monk
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 43:359-66. 2003
    ..Those who reported increased fear showed right amygdala activation during the threat condition and left amygdala activation in the safe condition. These procedures offer a promising tool for studying youth with anxiety disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint The social re-orientation of adolescence: a neuroscience perspective on the process and its relation to psychopathology
    Eric E Nelson
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Psychol Med 35:163-74. 2005
    ..While such changes in social behavior have been well documented in the literature, relatively few neurophysiological explanations for these behavioral changes have been presented...
  27. pmc Amygdala volume predicts patterns of eye fixation in rhesus monkeys
    Bo Zhang
    Emotional and Affective Neuroscience Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Behav Brain Res 229:433-7. 2012
    ..These data provide an important linkage between structural variation of amygdala and previous demonstrations of function in a nonhuman primate model...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cognitive flexibility in phenotypes of pediatric bipolar disorder
    Daniel P Dickstein
    National Institute of Mental Health, Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, 9000 Rockville Pike, MSC 2670 Building 15K Room 204, Bethesda MD 20892 2670, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:341-55. 2007
    ..6 +/- 2.4 years). Cognitive flexibility is relevant to symptoms of BD involving dysfunctional reward systems (e.g., excessive goal-directed activity and pleasure-seeking in mania; anhedonia in depression)...
  29. pmc Early adverse rearing experiences alter sleep-wake patterns and plasma cortisol levels in juvenile rhesus monkeys
    Catherine E Barrett
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:1029-40. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Adolescent immaturity in attention-related brain engagement to emotional facial expressions
    Christopher S Monk
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience and Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 20:420-8. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that adults show greater modulation of activity in relevant brain structures based on attentional demands, whereas adolescents exhibit greater modulation based on emotional content...
  31. doi request reprint Non-human primates: model animals for developmental psychopathology
    Eric E Nelson
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 34:90-105. 2009
    ..We argue that primates are uniquely capable of uncovering interactions between genes, environmental challenges, and development resulting in altered risk for psychopathology...