Publications

Preprints

  1. Chavez, R.S. & Wagner, D.D. (biorxiv) Mass univariate testing biases the detection of interaction effects in whole-brain analysis of variance. [pdf]

Articles

  1. Chavez, R.S., Heatherton, T.F., Wagner, D.D. (In Press) Neural population decoding reveals the intrinsic positivity of the self. Cerebral Cortex. [pdf]

  2. Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Haxby, J.V., Heatherton, T.F. (2016). The dorsal medial prefrontal cortex responds preferentially to social interactions during natural viewing. Journal of Neuroscience. 36(26): 6917-6925. [pdf] [supplementary materials]

  3. Kelley, W.M., Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). In search of a human self-regulation system. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 38: 389-411. [pdf]

  4. Chen, P. A., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). Activity in cortical midline structures is modulated by self-construal changes during acculturation. Culture and Brain. 3(1): 39-52. [pdf]

  5. Lopez, R.B., Hofmann, W., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2014). Neural predictors of giving in to temptation in daily life. Psychological Science. 25(7): 1337–1344. [pdf]

  6. Wagner, D.D., Altman, M., Boswell, R.G., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Self-Regulatory Depletion Enhances Neural Responses to Rewards and Impairs Top-Down Control. Psychological Science. 24(11): 2262–71. [pdf]

  7. Chen, P. A., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Powers, K.E., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Medial Prefrontal Cortex Differentiates Self from Mother in Chinese. Culture and Brain. 1(1): 3–15. [pdf]

  8. Somerville, L.H., Wagner, D.D., Wig, G.S., Moran, J.M., Whalen, P.J., Kelley, W.M. (2013). Interactions Between Transient and Sustained Neural Signals Support the Generation and Regulation of Anxious Emotion. Cerebral Cortex. 23(1): 49–60. [pdf]

  9. Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Self-Regulatory Depletion Increases Emotional Reactivity in the Amygdala. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 8(4): 410–417. [pdf]

  10. Powers, K.E., Wagner, D.D., Norris, C.J., Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Socially excluded individuals fail to recruit medial prefrontal cortex for negative social scenes. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 8(2): 151–7. d [pdf]

  11. Wagner, D.D., Haxby, J.V., Heatherton, T.F. (2012). The Representation of Self and Person Knowledge in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews:Cognitive Science. 3(4): 451–470. [pdf]

  12. Wagner, D.D., Boswell, R.G., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2012). Inducing negative affect increases the reward value of appetizing foods in dieters. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 24(7): 1625–1633. [pdf]

  13. Heatherton, T.F., Wagner, D.D. (2011). Cognitive Neuroscience of Self-Regulatory Failure. Trends in Cognitive Science. 15(3): 132–139. [pdf]

  14. Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Individual differences in the spontaneous recruitment of brain regions supporting mental state understanding when viewing natural social scenes. Cerebral Cortex. 21(12): 2788–2796. [pdf]

  15. Wagner, D.D., Dal Cin, S., Sargent, J.D., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F. (2011). Spontaneous Action Representation in Smokers when Watching Movie Characters Smoke. Journal of Neuroscience. 31(3): 894–898. [pdf]

  16. Wagner, D.D., Sziklas, V., Garver, K.E., Jones-Gotman, M. (2009) Material specific lateralization of working memory in the medial temporal lobe. Neuropsychologia. 47(1), pp. 112–-122. [pdf]

  17. Kennepohl, S., Sziklas, V., Garver, K.E., Wagner, D.D., Jones-Gotman, M. (2007) Memory and the medial temporal lobe: Hemispheric specialization reconsidered. Neuroimage. 36 (3), pp. 969–978. [pdf]

Chapters

  1. Wagner, D.D. (Forthcoming) The relationship between neural measures of reward sensitivity and self-regulation successes and failures. In de Ridder, Adriaanse & Fujita (Eds.), Handbook of Self-Control in Health and Wellbeing. Routledge.

  2. Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2016) What can neuroimaging tell us about ego depletion? In E.R. Hirt, J.J. Clarkson & L. Jia (Eds.), Self-Regulation and Ego Control. Academic Press: Elsevier.

  3. Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2016) The neural bases of self-regulation and its failures. In K.D. Vohs & R.F. Baumeister (Eds.), Handbook of Self Regulation: Research, theory and applications (3rd edition). New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press.

  4. Wagner, D.D. (2015) Mentalizing. In Toga, A. (Ed) Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. Academic Press: Elsevier, pp. 143-146. [pdf]

  5. Heatherton, T.F., Lopez, R.B., Wagner, D.D. (2015) Self-regulation and self-regulation failure. In Toga, A. (Ed) Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. Academic Press: Elsevier.

  6. Lopez, R.B. , Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). The neuroscience of desire regulation. In W. Hofmann & L.F. Nordgren (Eds.), The Psychology of Desire. New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press. [pdf]

  7. Lopez, R.B. , Wagner, D.D., Vohs, K.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2015). Self-regulatory strength: neural mechanisms and implications for training. In Gendolla, Tops & Koole (Eds.), Handbook of Biobehavioral Approaches to Self-Regulation. New York, N.Y.: Springer. [pdf]

  8. Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2014) Self-Regulation and its Failure: Seven Deadly Threats to Self-Regulation. In M. Mikulincer, P. R. Shaver, E. Borgida, & J. A. Bargh (Eds.), APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology: Volume 1. Attitudes and Social Cognition. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. [pdf]

  9. Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2014). Self-Regulation and its Failures. In Gazzaniga & Mangun (Eds.), The Cognitive Neurosciences (5th edition). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. [pdf]

  10. Arzi, A., Banerjee, S., Cox, J.C., D’Souza, D., De Brigard, F., Doll, B.B., Fairley, J., Fleming, S.M., Herholz, S.C., King , D.R., Libby, L.A., Myers, J.C., Neta, M., Pitcher, D., Power, J.D., Rass, O., Ritchey, M., Jubal, E.R., Royston, A., Wagner, D.D., Wang, W., Waring, J.D., Williams, J., Wood, S. (2014). The significance of cognitive neuroscience: Findings, applications, and challenges. In Gazzaniga & Mangun (Eds.), The Cognitive Neurosciences (5th edition). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  11. Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2013) Emotion and Self-Regulation Failure. In Gross (Ed), Handbook of Emotion Regulation (2nd edition). New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press. [pdf]

  12. Wagner, D.D., Demos, K.E., Heatherton, T.F. (2011) Staying in control: The cognitive neuroscience of self-regulation and its failure. In Cacioppo & Decety (Eds.), Handbook of Social Neuroscience. Oxford University Press. [pdf]

  13. Wagner, D.D., Heatherton, T.F. (2010) Giving in to temptation: The emerging cognitive neuroscience of self regulatory failure. In Baumeister & Vohs (Eds.), Handbook of Self Regulation: Research, theory and applications (2nd edition). New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press. [pdf]

  14. Heatherton, T.F., Krendl, A.C., Wagner, D.D. (2008) Neurophysiological Approaches to Understanding Behavior. Human Behavior in a Military Context. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, pp. 217–238. [pdf]