Brian W Haas
Affiliation: Stanford University
- Individual differences in social behavior predict amygdala response to fearful facial expressions in Williams syndromeBrian W Haas
Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research CIBSR, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94305 5795, USA
Neuropsychologia 48:1283-8. 2010..These findings contribute to our understanding of social and emotional functioning in neurodevelopmental conditions and provide evidence that in WS, amygdala response to fear modulates social behavior...
- Functional magnetic resonance imaging of temporally distinct responses to emotional facial expressionsBrian W Haas
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical School, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Soc Neurosci 4:121-34. 2009..This technique provides researchers with an additional tool in order to investigate the temporal dynamics of neural circuits...
- Stop the sadness: Neuroticism is associated with sustained medial prefrontal cortex response to emotional facial expressionsBrian W Haas
Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
Neuroimage 42:385-92. 2008..Based on the relationship between neuroticism and sensitivity to negative information, the current finding identifies a sustained temporal mechanism to this relationship...
- Emotional memory function, personality structure and psychopathology: a neural system approach to the identification of vulnerability markersBrian W Haas
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Brain Res Rev 58:71-84. 2008..This application suggests that the incorporation of known vulnerability markers across psychological, neuroimaging and neuroendocrinological domains is cardinal to how susceptibility is conceptualized and assessed in these disorders...
- Emotional conflict and neuroticism: personality-dependent activation in the amygdala and subgenual anterior cingulateBrian W Haas
Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Behav Neurosci 121:249-56. 2007..This effect was driven to a greater extent by the anxious relative to the depressive characteristics of neuroticism and may constitute vulnerability markers for anxiety-related disorders...
- Genetic influences on sociability: heightened amygdala reactivity and event-related responses to positive social stimuli in Williams syndromeBrian W Haas
Center of Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94305 5795, USA
J Neurosci 29:1132-9. 2009..This study provides the first evidence that the genetic deletion associated with WS influences the function of the amygdala to be particularly responsive to socially appetitive stimuli...
- Functional connectivity with the anterior cingulate is associated with extraversion during the emotional Stroop taskBrian W Haas
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
Soc Neurosci 1:16-24. 2006..Our data suggest that extraversion and some of its lower-level facets are associated with individual differences across a network of structures believed to be critical in cognitive and affective processing...
- Early white-matter abnormalities of the ventral frontostriatal pathway in fragile X syndromeBrian W Haas
Center of Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94305 5719, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 51:593-9. 2009..Fragile X syndrome is associated with cognitive deficits in inhibitory control and with abnormal neuronal morphology and development...
- More is not always better: increased fractional anisotropy of superior longitudinal fasciculus associated with poor visuospatial abilities in Williams syndromeFumiko Hoeft
Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94305 5795, USA
J Neurosci 27:11960-5. 2007..Together, these findings suggest a specific role of right SLF abnormality in visuospatial construction deficits in WS...
- The fusiform face area is enlarged in Williams syndromeGolijeh Golarai
Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Neurosci 30:6700-12. 2010..Thus, a larger FFA may play a role in face recognition proficiency among WS...
- Functional brain basis of hypnotizabilityFumiko Hoeft
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1064-72. 2012..Pain and anxiety can be effectively alleviated by hypnotic suggestion, which modulates activity in brain regions associated with focused attention, but the specific neural network underlying this phenomenon is not known...
- Is automatic emotion regulation associated with agreeableness? A perspective using a social neuroscience approachBrian W Haas
Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
Psychol Sci 18:130-2. 2007
- Neural correlates of epigenesisTurhan Canli
Department of Psychology Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16033-8. 2006..These interactions may constitute a neural mechanism for epigenetic vulnerability toward, or protection against, depression...
- Reduced hippocampal activity in youth with posttraumatic stress symptoms: an FMRI studyVictor G Carrion
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5719, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 35:559-69. 2010..Our goal is to investigate the function of the hippocampus in adolescents with PTSS during a memory processing task...
- Interference produced by emotional conflict associated with anterior cingulate activationBrian W Haas
Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 6:152-6. 2006..These results support the conflict-monitoring model of caudal ACC and extend this function to conflict within the domain of emotional stimuli...
- Conceptualizing neurodevelopmental disorders through a mechanistic understanding of fragile X syndrome and Williams syndromeLawrence K Fung
Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5719, USA
Curr Opin Neurol 25:112-24. 2012..Information is presented in a framework that provides guiding principles for conceptualizing gene-brain-behavior associations in neurodevelopmental disorders...
- Beyond affect: a role for genetic variation of the serotonin transporter in neural activation during a cognitive attention taskTurhan Canli
Department of Psychology and Graduate Program in Genetics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12224-9. 2005..5-HTT genotype affects neural systems controlling affective, cognitive, and motor processes...
- Social brain development in williams syndrome: the current status and directions for future researchBrian W Haas
Department of Psychology, The University of Georgia Athens, GA, USA
Front Psychol 3:186. 2012..Lastly, we describe how ongoing studies may translate to improved social developmental outcomes for individuals with WS...
- Nonconscious influence of masked stimuli on response selection is limited to concrete stimulus-response associationsStuart T Klapp
Department of Psychology, California State University, Hayward, Hayward, CA 94542 3091, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:193-209. 2005..Because this influence occurred only when a concrete association was activated, it appears not to be based on deep comprehension of the stimuli and instead is attributable to simple stimulus-response bonds...