2020-in press 2017-2019 2014-2016 2011-2013 2006-2010

*indicates student or staff working under the supervision of Dr. Baskin-Sommers

2020 - in press 

Rubien-Thomas, E., Lin, Y-C., Chana, I., Conley, M., Skalaban, L., Koppb, H., Adakeb, A., Richeson, J.A., Gee. D.G., Baskin-Sommers. A. & Casey, B.J. (in press). Interactive effects of participant and stimulus race on cognitive performance in youth: Insights from the ABCD study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Ruiz, S.*, Levy, I. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Affective Motivations for Substance Misuse Differentially Relate to Consideration of Multiple Costs During Effortful Decision-Making. Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science.

Baskin-Sommers, A., Williams, A.*, Benson-Williams, C.*, Ruiz, S.*, Ricard, J.R.* & Camacho, J. (in press). Shrinking the Footprint of the Criminal Legal System through Policies Informed by Psychology and Neuroscience. Communications Psychology.   

Ricard, J.R.*, Hyde. L.W. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Person-Centered Combinations of Individual, Familial, Neighborhood, and Structural Risk Factors Differentially Relate to Antisocial Behavior and Psychopathology. Criminal Justice and Behavior

Pelham III, W. E., Tapert, S. F., Gonzalez, M. R., Ahiarakwe, U., Patel, H., Davis, I. S., Meruelo, A., Van Rinsveld, A. M., Marshall, A. T., Dick, A. S., Guillaume, M., Dowling, G. J., Baskin-Sommers, A., & Brown, S. A. (in press). How does parental monitoring reduce adolescent substance use? Consideration of two potential mechanisms. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Viding, E., McCrory, E.,  Baskin-Sommers, A., DeBrito, S. & Frick, P. (2023). An ‘embedded brain’ approach to understanding antisocial behaviour. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 

Ruiz, S.*, Brazil, I. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Distinct Neurocognitive Fingerprints Reflect Differential Associations with Risky and Impulsive Behavior in a Neurotypical Sample. Scientific Reports. Supplement.

Pelham, W. E., Tapert, S. F., Zúñiga, M. L., Thompson, W. K., Wade, N. E., Gonzalez, M. R., Patel, H., Baker, F. C., Dowling, G. J., Van Rinsveld, A. M., Baskin-Sommers, A., Kiss, O., & Brown, S. A. (in press). Pandemic-related changes in the prevalence of early adolescent alcohol and drug use, 2020-2021: data from a multisite cohort study. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Conley, M.I.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Development in uncertain contexts: an ecologically informed approach to understanding decision-making during adolescence. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

Conley, M.I.*, Rapuano, K.M., Benson-Williams, C.*, Rosenberg, M.D., Watts, R., Bell, C., Casey, B.J. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Executive network activation moderates the association between neighborhood threats and externalizing behavior in youth. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

Pelham III, W. E., Tapert, S. F., Gonzalez, M. R., Wade, N. E., Lisdahl, K. M., Guillaume, M., Marshall, A. T., Van Rinsveld, A., Dick, A. S., Baker, F. C., Breslin, F. J., Baskin-Sommers, A., Sheth, C. S., & Brown, S. A. (in press). Parental knowledge/monitoring and adolescent substance use: a causal relationship? Health Psychology.

Marshall, A., Hackman, D.A., Kan, E., Abad, S, Baker, F.C. Baskin-Sommers, A., et al. (in press). Location matters: Regional variation in association of community burden of COVID-19 with caregiver and youth worry. Health and Place. 

Estrada, S.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2023). Trajectories of parental harshness and exposure to community violence differentially predict externalizing and internalizing mental health problems in legal system-involved youth. Development and Psychopathology. 

Estrada, S. †*, Simmons, C. †*, & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2023). Trajectories of psychopathic traits, anxiety, and violence exposure differentially predict antisociality in legal system-involved youth. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. Shared first author.

Perricone, A., Baskin-Sommers, A. &  Ahn, W-K. (2022). The Effect of Neuroscientific Evidence on Sentencing Depends on How One Conceives of Reasons for Incarceration, PLoS ONE, 1, 1–17.

Simmons, C.* Mitchell-Adams, H.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2022). Environmental Predictors of Within-Person Changes in Callous-Unemotional Traits among Justice-Involved Male Youth. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Epub ahead of print. Supplement

Gonzalez, M.R., Brown, S., Pelham, W.E., Bodison, S.C., MCCabe, C., Baker, F., Baskin-Sommers, A., Dick, A.S., Dowling, G.J., Gebreselassie, S., Guillaume, M.J., Marshall, A.T., Sheth, C.S., Sowell, E.R., Van Rinsveld, A.M., Tapert, S. (2023). Family Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Risks of Financial Insecurity and Coping. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 331, 43–58

Chang, S.A.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2022). Distrust Moderates the Effect of Deviant Peer Affiliation on Increased Externalizing in Adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 51, 1829–1840. 

Chan, L.*, Simmons, C.*, Tillem, S.*, Conley, M.*, Brazil, I.A. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Classifying Conduct Disorder using a biopsychosocial model and machine learning method. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and NeuroimagingSupplement

Ip, K. Sisk, L….Baskin-Sommers, A. & Gee, D. (in press). Associations among household and neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantages, resting- state frontoamygdala connectivity, and internalizing symptoms in youth. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 

Guillaume, M., Toomarian, E.Y., Van Rinsveld, A., Baskin-Sommers, A., Dick, A.S., et al. (2022). Negative impacts of pandemic induced at-home remote learning can be mitigated by parental involvement. Frontiers in Education, 7, 804191

Baskin-Sommers, A., Ruiz, S. *, Sarcos, B. * & Simmons, C*. (2022). Cognitive-affective factors underlying disinhibitory disorders and legal implications. Nature Reviews Psychology.

Baskin-Sommers, A. (2022). Book Review: Criminality in Context: The Psychological Foundations of Criminal Justice Reform. Amicus Journal, 42, 54-57. 

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Brazil, I.A. (2022). The importance of an exaggerated attention bottleneck for understanding psychopathy. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 26, 325-336. 

Pelham, W. E., Tapert, S. F., Gonzalez, M. R., Guillaume, M., Dick, A. S., Sheth, C. S., Baker, F. C., Baskin-Sommers, A., Marshall, A. T., Lisdahl, K. M., Breslin, F. J., Van Rinsveld, A., & Brown, S. A. (2022). Parental knowledge/monitoring and adolescents’ depressive symptoms: protective factor or spurious association? Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

Rapuano, K.M., Berrian, N., Baskin-Sommers, A., Décarie-Spain, L., Sharma, S., Fulton, S., Casey, B.J. & Watts, R. (2022). Longitudinal evidence of a vicious cycle between nucleus accumbens microstructure and childhood weight gain. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Conley, M.I.*, Hernandez, J. *, Salvati, J.M. *, Gee, D.G. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2022). The role of perceived threats on mental health, social, and neurocognitive youth outcomes: a multicontextual, person-centered approach. Development and Psychopathology.

Barch, D. et al. (in press). Demographic and Mental Health Assessments in the Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development Study: Updates and Longitudinal Trajectories. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Casey, B.J., Simmons, C.*, Somerville, L.H.  & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2022). Making the Sentencing Case: Psychological and Neuroscientific Evidence for Expanding the Age of Youthful Offenders. Annual Review of Criminology, 5, 321-343

Baskin-Sommers, A., Chang, S.A.*, Estrada, S.* & Chan, L.* (2022). Towards targeted interventions: Examining the science behind interventions for youth who offend. Annual Review of Criminology, 5, 345–369

Chang, S.A.*, Jara-Ettinger, J. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2022). Resource Scarcity Compromises Explore-Exploit Decision-Making. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 98, 104254. Supplement.Shared last author.

Baskin-Sommers, A., Simmons, C.*, Conley, M.*, Chang, S.A.*, Estrada, S.*, Collins, M.*, et al. (2021). Adolescent civic engagement: Lessons from Black Lives Matter. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118, e2109860118. Shared first author. Supplement. Supporting Results

Chaarani, B. & the ABCD Consortium. (2021). Baseline Brain Function in the Pre-Adolescents of the ABCD Study. Nature Neuroscience, 24, 1176-1186.

Lisdahl, K. & the ABCD Consortium. (2021). Substance use patterns in 9-10 year olds: Baseline findings from the adolescent brain cognitive development (ABCD) study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 227, 108946. 

Estrada, S.*, Gee, D.G., Bozic, I.*, Cinguina, M.*, Joormann, J. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2021). Individual and environmental correlates of childhood maltreatment and exposure to community violence: Utilizing a latent profile and a multilevel meta-analytic approach. Psychological Medicine. Epub ahead of print. Supplement

De Brito, S. Forth, A. Baskin-Sommers, A., Brazil, I., Kimonis, E., Pardini, D., Frick, P. Blair, J. & Viding, E. (2021). Psychopathy. Nature Reviews Disease Primer, 7, 48. 

Chang, S.A.*, Tillem, S.*, Benson-Williams, C.* & Baskin-Sommers. A. (2021). Cognitive Empathy in Subtypes of Antisocial Individuals. Frontiers in Psychiatry, Social Cognition, 12, 1070.

Tillem, S.*, Conley, M.I. * & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2021). Conduct disorder symptomatology is associated with an altered functional connectome in a large national youth sample. Development and Psychopathology. PMID 33851904 Supplement

Simmons, C., Conley, M.I., Gee, D.G., Baskin-Sommers, A., Barch, D.M. Hoffman, E.A., et al. (2021). Responsible use of open access developmental data: The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development℠ (ABCD) Study. Psychological Science. 

Li, Y. & the ABCD Consortium. (2021). Rates of Incidental Findings in Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Children. JAMA Neurology. Online first. 

Tillem, S.*, Weinstein, H.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2021). Psychopathy is associated with exaggerated attention bottleneck: EEG and behavioral evidence from a dual-task paradigm. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. Supplement.

Brennan, G.M.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2021). Physical aggression is associated with more effective post-decisional processing of social threat. Clinical Psychological Science. Epub ahead of print. Supplement.

Herting, M.M. & the ABCD Consortium. (2021). Correspondence between perceived pubertal development and hormone levels in 9-10 year-olds from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study. Frontiers Endocrinology, 11, 1012. Supplement.

Evans, D, Rubien-Thomas, E., O’Brien, T, Richeson, J.A., Casey, B.J., Meares, T., Tyler, T & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2021). Procedurally just organizational climates may improve relations between corrections officers and incarcerated individuals: A preliminary investigation. Psychology, Crime and Law, 27, 456-475.

Sadeh, N., Miglin, R., Bounoua, N. Beckford, E.*, Estrada, S.* Baskin Sommers, A. (2021). Profiles of Lifetime Substance Use are Differentiated by Substance of Choice, Affective Motivations for Use, and Childhood Maltreatment. Addictive Behaviors, 113.  Epub ahead of print. 

Olver, M., Stockdate, K., Neumann, C., Mokros, A., Hare, R., Baskin-Sommers, A., et al. (2020). Validity and Reliability of the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised in the Assessment of Risk for Institutional Violence: A Cautionary Note on DeMatteo et al. (2020). Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 26, 490–510.

Brennan, G.M.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). Cognitive mechanisms influencing facial emotion processing in psychopathy and externalizing. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. Epub ahead of print. 

Estrada, S.*, Cinguina, M.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). The role of exposure to violence and psychopathy on violent crime perpetration. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. Epub ahead of print. 

Estrada, S.*, Richards, C.*, Gee, D.G. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). Exposure to community violence and non-associative learning capability confer risk for violent behavior. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. Epub ahead of print. 

Tillem, S.*, Chang, S.A.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). Comparison of socio-affective processing across subtypes of antisocial psychopathology. In F. Focquaert, E. Shaw & B. Waller (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Science of Punishment. (pp. 288-302). Routledge: Abingdon, UK.
Conley, M., Hindley, I., Baskin-Sommers, A., Gee, D.G., Casey, B.J., Rosenberg, M.D. (2020). The importance of social factors in the association between physical activity and depression in children. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 14, 28. PMC7321548
Williams, M.*, Baskin-Sommers, A., Xianc, H., Wirthc, L., Scherrerd, J.F., Volberge, R.A., Slutskef, W.S., Kraus, S.W., Eisenh, S.A. & Potenza, M.N. (2020). Examining relations between obsessive-compulsive features, substance-use disorders, and antisocial personality disorder in the Vietnam Era Twin Cohort. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. Epub ahead of print. 
Casey, B.J., Taylor-Thompson, K., Rubien-Thomas, E., Robbins, M. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). Healthy Development as a Human Right: Insights from developmental neuroscience for youth justice. Annual Review of Law and Social Science, 16. Epub ahead of print. 
Cohodes, E.M., Kitt, E.R., Baskin-Sommers, A. & Gee, D.G. (2020). Influences of early-life stress on frontolimbic circuitry: Harnessing a dimensional approach to elucidate the effects of heterogeneity in stress exposure. Developmental Psychobiology, 63, 153-172.
Chang, S.A.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). Living in a disadvantaged neighborhood affects neural processing of facial trustworthiness. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1-8. 
The ENIGMA Consortium. (2020). ENIGMA and Global Neuroscience: A decade of large-scale studies of the brain in health and disease across more than 40 countries. Translational Psychiatry, 10, 100. 
Vanderlind, W.M., Millgram, Y., Baskin-Sommers, A., Clark, M.S. & Joormann, J. (2020). Understanding Positive Emotion Deficits in Depression: From Emotion Preferences to Emotion Regulation. Clinical Psychology Review, 76, 101826. 
Brennan, G.M.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). Aggressive realism: More efficient processing of anger in physically aggressive individuals. Psychological Science, 31, 568-581. 
Chang, S.A.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2020). Methodological advancements needed in neuroimaging research on Personality Disorders: Commentary on Chan et al. In C. Lejuez (Ed.), Handbook of Personality Disorders. (pp. 24-26). NY: Cambridge University Press.
Tillem, S.*, Harenski, K, Harenski, C., Decety, J., Kosson, D. Kiehl, K. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Psychopathy is associated with shifts in the organization of neural networks in a large incarcerated male sample. NeuroImage: Clinical, 24, ​ 102083.
Hagler, D. & the ABCD Consortium. (2019). Image processing and analysis methods for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study. NeuroImage, 202, 116091. 
Stuppy-Sullivan, A.*, Buckholtz, J.W. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Aberrant cost-benefit integration during effort-based decision-making relates to severity of Substance Use Disorders. Clinical Psychological Science. Epub ahead of print. Supplement.
Brennan, G.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Physical aggression is associated with heightened social reflection impulsivity. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. Epub ahead of print. Supplement
Littman, R., Estrada, S.*, Stagnaro, M.N., Dunham, Y., Rand, D. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Community violence and prosociality: Experiencing and committing violence is positively associated with norm-enforcing punishment but not cooperation. Social Psychological and Personality Science. E-pub ahead of print. Supplement.
Siegel, J.*, Estrada, S.*, Crockett, M.& Baskin-Sommers, A.(2019). Exposure to violence affects the development of moral impressions and trust behavior in incarcerated males. Nature Communications, 10, 1942. †Co-senior authors. Supplement.
Stuppy-Sullivan, A.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Evaluating dysfunction in cognition and reward among offenders with Antisocial Personality Disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 10, 416-426. Supplement
Kemp, E.*, Sadeh, N. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). A latent profile analysis of affective triggers for risky and impulsive behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 2651
Tillem, S.*, Brennan, G.*, Wu, J., Mayes, L. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Alpha response reveals attention abnormalities in Psychopathy. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 10, 291-296. Supplement.
Estrada, S.*, Tillem, S.*, Stuppy-Sullivan, A.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Specifying the connection between reward processing and antisocial behavior across development: Review, integration and future directions. In J. Gruber (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Positive Emotion and Psychopathology. (pp. 312-332). Oxford University Press: New York, NY.
Kemp, E.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2019). Using an experimental therapeutics approach to target psychopathy. In S. Dimidjian (Ed.). Evidence-Based Practice in Action. (pp. 258-269). Guilford Press: New York, NY. 


Brennan, G.*, Crowley, M., Wu, J., Mayes, L. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2018). Neural processing of social exclusion in Psychopathy: Links to anger and aggression. Psychiatry Research, 268, 263-271.
Tillem, S.*, van Dongen, J., Brazil, I. & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2018). Psychopathic traits are differentially associated with efficiency of neural communication. Psychophysiology. Epub ahead of print. 
Waller, R., Baskin-Sommers, A., & Hyde, L. (2018). Examining predictors of Callous Unemotional Traits trajectories across adolescence among high-risk males. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 47, 444-457.
Driessen, J. M. A., Fanti, K. A., Glennon, J. C., Neumann, C. S., Baskin-Sommers, A. R., & Brazil, I. A. (2018). Latent profiles in antisocial behavior in North American male offenders. Journal of Criminal Justice, 57, 47-55.
Drayton, L. A.*, Santos, L.R. & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2018). Psychopaths fail to automatically take the perspective of others. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 3302-3307Supplemental Materials.
Tillem, S.* & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2018). Individuals with psychopathic traits view distracting neutral information as negatively valenced. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 17, 25-34.
Javaras, K.†, Williams, M.* & Baskin-Sommers, A.R.† (2018). Behavioral interventions for constructs relevant to conscientiousness. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 10, 13-24. †These authors contributed equally to this work.
Brennan, G.* & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2018). Brain-behavior relationships in Externalizing: P3 amplitude reduction. Behavioural Brain Research, 337, ​70-79. 
Trestman, R. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2018). Research in forensic psychiatry. In L.H. Gold & R. Frierson (Eds.), Textbook of Forensic Psychiatry. 3rd Edition. (pp. 489-500). American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.: Washington, DC.  
Brazil, I.A., van Dongen, J.D.M., Maes, J.H.R., Mars, R. B. & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2018). Classification and treatment of antisocial individuals: From behavior to biocognition. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 91, 259-277.


Hosking, J.G., Kastman, E.K., Dorfman, H.M, Baskin-Sommers, A., Kiehl, K.K., Newman, J.P. & Buckholtz, J.W. (2017). Disrupted prefrontal regulation of striatal subjective value signals in Psychopathy. Neuron, 95, 221–231.

Buckholtz, J.W., Karmarkar, U., Ye, S, Brennan, G.M *. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2017). Blunted ambiguity aversion during cost-benefit decisions in antisocial individuals. Scientific Reports, 7, ​2030-2038. Supplement

Brennan, G.*, Stuppy, A.*, Brazil, I. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2017). Differentiating patterns of substance misuse by subtypes of antisocial traits in male offenders. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology,​ 28, 341-356.

Brennan, G.*, Hyde, L. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2017). Antisocial pathways associated with Substance Use Disorders: Characterizing etiological underpinnings and implications for treatment. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 13, ​124-129.

Waller, R., Hyde, L.W., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., & Olson, S.L. (2017). Interactions between callous unemotional behaviors and executive function in early childhood predict aggression and lower peer-liking in late-childhood. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45, 597-609. 


Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Stuppy-Sullivan, A.*, Buckholtz, J.B. (2016). Psychopathic individuals exhibit, but don’t avoid regret during counterfactual decision-making. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, ​14438-14443. Supplement

Baskin-Sommers, A.R. & Fonteneau, K.* (2016). Correctional change through neuroscience. Fordham Law Review, 85, 423-436.

Tillem, S.*, Ryan, J.*, Wu, J., Crowley, M. J., Mayes, L. C., & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2016). Theta phase coherence in affective picture processing reveals dysfunctional sensory integration in psychopathic offenders. Biological Psychology, 119, 42-45. NIHMS803808

Baskin-Sommers, A.†, Neumann, C.†, Cope, L. & Kiehl, K. (2016). Latent variable modeling of brain gray matter volume and Psychopathy in incarcerated offenders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 811-7. PMC4593757 †These authors contributed equally to this work. 

Newman, J. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2016). Smith and Lilienfeld’s meta-analysis of the response modulation hypothesis: Important theoretical and quantitative clarifications. Psychological Bulletin, 142, 1384-1393

Sadeh, N. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2016). Risky, Impulsive, and Self-destructive behavior Questionnaire (RISQ): A validation study. Assessment, 24, 1080-1094. RISQ Measure.

Schultz, D., Balderston, N., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Larson, C.L & Helmstetter, F.J. (2016). Psychopaths show enhanced amygdala activation during fear conditioning. Frontiers in Psychology: Psychopathology, 7, 348

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Baskin, D. (2016). Psychopathic traits mediate the relationship between exposure to violence and violent juvenile offending. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 38, 341-349. 
Rodman, A., Kastman, E., Dorfman, H., Baskin-Sommers, A., Kiehl, K., Newman, J & Buckholtz, J.W. (2016). Selective mapping of Psychopathy and Externalizing to dissociable circuits for inhibitory self-control. Clinical Psychological Science, 4, 559-571.
Baskin-Sommers, A. (2016). Dissecting antisocial behavior: The impact of neural, genetic and environmental factors. Clinical Psychological Science, 4, 500-510.


Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Hooley, J.M., Dahlgren, M.K., Gonenc, A., Yurgelun-Todd, D.A. & Gruber, S.A. (2015). Elevated preattentive affective processing in individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder: A preliminary fMRI study. Frontiers in Psychology: Psychopathology, 6, 1866. 
Baskin-Sommers, A., Baskin, D., Sommers, I., Casados, A.*, Crossman, M.* & Javdani, S. (2015). The impact of psychopathology, race, and environmental context on violent offending in a male adolescent sample. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 7, ​354-362. 
Jarvi, S.*, Baskin-Sommers, A., Hearon, B, Girdone, S., & Björgvinsson, T. (2015). Borderline personality traits predict poorer functioning after partial hospitalization: The Mediating Role of Depressive Symptomatology. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 40, ​128-138. 
Baskin-Sommers, A. †, Waller, R. †, Fish, A.* & Hyde, L. (2015). Callous-unemotional traits trajectories interact with earlier conduct problems and executive control to predict violence and substance use among high risk male adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 43, 1529-41. †These authors contributed equally to this work.
Baskin-Sommers, A., Brazil, I.A., Ryan, J.*, Kohlenberg, N.*, Neumann, C., & Newman, J.P.  (2015). Mapping the association of global executive functioning onto diverse measures of psychopathic traits. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 6, 336-46. 
Baskin-Sommers, A.† & Foti, D. (2015). Abnormal reward functioning across substance use and major depression: Considering reward as a transdiagnostic mechanism. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 98, 227-39. †These authors contributed equally to this work.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Curtin, J.J. & Newman, J.P. (2015). Altering the cognitive-affective dysfunctions of Psychopathic and Externalizing Offender subtypes with cognitive remediation. Clinical Psychological Science, 3, 45-57.  PMC4426343 

Bernat, E., Nelson, L. & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2015). Time-Frequency theta and delta measures index separable components of feedback processing in a gambling task. Psychophysiology, 52, 626-637. 


Vitale, J.E., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Wallace, J.F., Schmitt, W.A & Newman, J.P. (2014). Experimental investigations of information-processing deficiencies in psychopaths: Implications for diagnosis and treatment. In C. Gacono (Ed.), The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy: A Practitioner’s Guide (2nd ed.). (pp. 87-109). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. 

Hamilton, R. K. B.*, Baskin-Sommers, A. R., & Newman, J. P. (2014). Relation of frontal N100 to Psychopathy-related differences in selective attention. Biological Psychology, 103, 107-116. PMC4407830

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Newman, J.P. (2014). Psychopathic and externalizing offenders display dissociable dysfunctions when responding to facial affect. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 369-379. PMC4360137

Motzkin, J.C., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Newman, J.P., Kiehl, K.A. & Koenigs M. (2014). Neural correlates of substance abuse: Reduced functional connectivity between areas underlying reward and cognitive control. Human Brain Mapping, 35, 4382-92. PMC4107096

Baskin-Sommers, A., Krusemark, E., & Ronningstam, E. (2014). Empathy in Narcissistic Personality Disorder: From clinical and empirical perspectives. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 323-333. PMC4415495

McHugh, K.R., Kertz, S.J, Weiss, R.B., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Hearon, B.A. & Björgvinsson, T. (2014). Changes in distress intolerance and treatment outcome in a partial hospital setting. Behavior Therapy, 45, 232-240PMC4191891

Baskin-Sommers, A., Krusemark, E., Curtin, J.J., Lee, C., Vujnovich, A., & Newman, J.P. (2014). The impact of cognitive control, incentives, and working memory load on the P3 responses of externalizing prisoners. Biological Psychology, 96, 83-93PMC3947287

Baskin-Sommers, A.R. & Hearon, B.A. (2014). The intersection between physiological and psychological theories of substance abuse. In H. Brownstein (Ed.), Handbook on Drugs and Society. (pp. 218-236). Wiley Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ. 


Larson, C.L., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Stout, D.M., Balderston, N.L., Curtin, J.J., Schultz, D.H., Kiehl, K.A. & Newman, J.P. (2013). The interplay of attention and emotion: Top-down attention modulates amygdala activation in Psychopathy. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 13, 757-770PMC3806893

Baskin-Sommers, A., Baskin, D., Sommers, I., & Newman, J.P. (2013). The intersectionality of race, sex, and psychopathology in predicting violent crimes. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40, 1068 – 1090.

Ronningstam, E. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2013). Fear and decision-making in Narcissistic Personality Disorder: The link between psychoanalysis and aeuroscience. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 15, 191-201. PMC3811090

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Curtin, J.J. & Newman, J.P. (2013). Emotion-modulated startle in psychopathy: Clarifying familiar effects.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 458-68. PMC3640755

​Baskin-Sommers, A.R. & Newman, J.P. (2013). Differentiating the cognition-emotion interactions that characterize Psychopathy versus Externalizing Disorders. In M Robinson, E. Harmon-Jones, and E. Watkins. Cognition and Emotion. (pp. 501-520). Guilford Press: New York.

Baskin, D., Sommers, I., Baskin-Sommers, A., (2013). Health consequences of methamphetamine and other drug use. In B. Sanders, Y. Thomas, & B. Deeds (Eds). Crime, HIV, and health: Intersections of criminal justice and public health concerns. (pp. 93-112). Springer-Verlag: NY.


Anton, M. *†, Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Vitale, J. & Newman, J.P. (2012). Differential effects of Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder symptoms on cognitive and fear processing in female offenders. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 761-776. PMC3508139 †These authors contributed equally to this work.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Wolf, R.C., Buckholtz, J.W., Warren, C.M. & Newman, J.P. (2012). Exaggerated attention blink response in prisoners with Externalizing Traits.  Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 688–693. PMC3501747

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Curtin, J.J, Larson, C.L., Stout, D, Kiehl, K.A. & Newman, J.P. (2012). Characterizing the anomalous cognition-emotion interactions in Externalizing.  Biological Psychology, 91, 48–58. PMC3407296

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Vitale, J., MacCoon, D.  & Newman, J.P. (2012). Assessing emotion sensitivity in female offenders with Borderline Personality Features: Results from a fear-potentiated startle paradigm. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 477-483. PMC3358451

Wolf, R.C.*, Carpenter, R.W., Warren. C.M., Zeier, J.D., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., & Newman, J.P. (2012). Reduced susceptibility to the attentional blink deficit in psychopathic offenders:  Implications for the attentional bottleneck hypothesis. Neuropsychology, 26, 102-109. PMC3370390

Zeier, J., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Hiatt Racer, K. & Newman, J.P. (2012). Cognitive control deficits associated with Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 3, 283-293. PMC3387332

Baskin-Sommers, A.R. & Newman, J.P. (2012). Cognition-Emotion interactions in Psychopathy: Implications for theory and practice. In H. Hakkanen-Nyholm & Nyholm (Eds.) Psychopathy and Law. (pp. 79-98). Wiley: New York.


Baskin-Sommers, A., Curtin, J.J., Li, W. & Newman, J.P. (2011). Psychopathy-related differences in selective attention are captured by an early event related potential. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 3, 370-378. PMC3387525

Lake, A.*, Baskin-Sommers, A., Curtin, J.J., Li, W. & Newman, J.P. (2011). Evidence for unique threat-processing mechanisms in psychopathic and anxious individuals Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, 451-462. PMC3193903

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Curtin, J.J & Newman, J.P. (2011). Specifying the attentional selection that moderates the fearlessness of psychopathic offenders. Psychological Science, 22, 226–234. PMC3358698

Newman, J.P & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2011). Early selective attention abnormalities in Psychopathy: Implications for self-regulation. In M. Posner (Ed). Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention (pp. 421-440). Guilford Press: New York.


Koenigs, M., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Zeier, J., & Newman, J.P. (2010). Investigating the neural correlates of psychopathy: A critical review. Molecular Psychiatry, 16, 792-799.  PMC3120921

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Newman, J.P., Sathasivam, N. & Curtin, J.J. (2010). Evaluating the generalizability of a fear deficit in psychopathic African American offenders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 71-78. PMC3361646

Baskin-Sommers, A., Wallace, J., MacCoon, D., Curtin, J., and Newman, J. (2010). Clarifying the factors that underlie Behavioral Inhibition System functioning in Psychopathy. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 1, 203–217. PMC2992384

Newman, J.P., Curtin, J.J., Bertsch, J.D., & Baskin-Sommers, A.R. (2010). Attention moderates the fearlessness of psychopathic offenders. Biological Psychiatry, 67, 66-70. PMC2795048


Baskin-Sommers, A.R, Zeier, J.D, & Newman, J.P (2009). Self-Reported attentional control differentiates the major factors of Psychopathy. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 626-630. PMC2789461

Sommers, I., White, T., & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2008). The Neurobiology of Addiction. Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Graham, A., Papandonatos, G., Bock, B., Cobb, N., Baskin-Sommers, A., Niaura, R., & Abrams, D.B. (2006).  Internet- versus telephone-administered questionnaires in a randomized trial of smoking cessation.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 8, S49-S57. PMC2881295

Sommers, I., Baskin, D., & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2006). Methamphetamine use among young adults: Health and social consequences.  Addictive Behaviors, 31, 1469-1476.

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Sommers, I. (2006). Methamphetamine use and violence among young adults. Journal of Criminal Justice, 34, 661-674.

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Sommers, I.  (2006). The co-occurrence of substance use and high risk behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 38, 609-11.

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