Publications

2016-in press

2014-2015

2011-2013

 2006-2010

*indicates student or staff working under my supervision

2019

Hagler, D. and the ABCD Consortium. (in press). Image processing and analysis methods for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study. NeuroImage. 
 
Stuppy-Sullivan, A.*, Buckholtz, J.W. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Aberrant cost-benefit integration during effort-based decision-making relates to severity of Substance Use Disorders. Clinical Psychological Science. 
 
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
 
Chang, S.A.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Methodological advancements needed in neuroimaging research on Personality Disorders: Commentary on Chan et al. In C. Lejuez (Ed.), Handbook of Personality Disorders. NY: Cambridge University Press.
 
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.
 

2018

Kemp, E.* & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Using an experimental therapeutics approach to target psychopathy. In S. Dimidjian (Ed.). Evidence-Based Practice in Action. 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.
 

2017

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. 

2016 

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.
 

2015

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. 

2014

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. 

2013

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.

2012

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.

2011

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.

2010

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 ehavioral 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

2008-2009

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.

2006

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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