Selected Publications

Cognitive Flexibility

Dirks, B., Romero, C., Voorhies, W., Kupis, L., Nomi, J.S., Dajani, D.R. Odriozola, P., Burrows, C.A., Beumont, A.L., Cardona, S.M., Parlade, M.V., Alessandri, M., Britton, J.C., & Uddin, L.Q. (2020). Neural responses to a putative set-shifting task in children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research, In press.

*Baez, A.C., Dajani, D.R., Voorhies, W., Parlade, M., Alessandri, M., Britton, J.C., Llabre, M.M., & Uddin, L.Q. (2020). Parsing the Heterogeneity of Executive Function in Atypically and Typically Developing Children: A Conceptual Replication and Exploration of Social Function. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 50(3), 707-718.

Britton, J.C., Rauch, S.L., Rosso, I.M., Killgore, W.D.S., Price, L.M., Ragan, J., Chosak, A., Hezel, D.M., Pine, D.S., Leibenluft, E., Pauls, D.L., Jenike, M.A., & Stewart, S.E. (2010). Cognitive inflexibility and frontal-cortical activation in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(9):944-953.

Threat and Safety Learning

Abend, R., Gold, A.L., Britton, J.C., Michalska, K.J., Shechner, T., Sachs, J.F., Winkler, A.M, Leibenluft, E., Averbeck, B., & Pine, D.S. (2020) Anticipatory Threat Responding: Associations with Anxiety, Development and Brain Structure. Biological Psychiatry, 87(10), 916-925.

 *Shechner, T., Fox, N.A., Mash, J.A., Jarcho, J.M., Chen, G., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S., & Britton J.C. (2017). Differences in neural response to extinction recall in young adults with or without history of behavioral inhibition. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 1-11.

Geller, D.A., McGuire, J.F., Orr, S.P., Pine, D.S., Britton, J.C., Small, B.J., Murphy, T.K., Wilhelm, S., &  Storch, E.A.. (2017). Fear conditioning and extinction in pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 29(1), 17-26.

 *Gold, A.L., Shechner, T., Farber, M.J., Spiro, C.N., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S.,& Britton J.C. (2016). Amygdala-cortical connectivity: Associations with anxiety, development, and threat. Depression and Anxiety, 33(10), 917-926.

Michalska, K.J., Shechner, T., Hong, M., Britton, J.C., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S., & Fox, N.A. (2016). A developmental analysis of threat/safety learning and extinction recall during middle childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 146, 95-105.

Shechner, T., Britton J.C., Ronkin, E.G., Jarcho, J.M., Mash, J.A., Michalska, K.J., Leibenluft, E., & Pine, D.S. (2015). Fear conditioning and extinction in anxious and non-anxious youth and adults: Examining a novel developmentally-appropriate fear conditioning task. Depression and Anxiety, 32(4), 277-288.


*Evans, T.C., & Britton, J.C. (2020). Social Avoidance Modulates Automatic Avoidance Actions to Social Reward-Threat Conflict. Cognition and Emotion, In press.

*Evans, T.C., Rodriguez, A.M., & Britton, J.C. (2019). Sympathetic and Self-Reported Threat Reactivity in Social Anxiety: Modulation by Threat Certainty and Avoidance Behavior. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment,  41,  627–638.


Travis presentation

*Evans, T.C., Bar-Haim, Y., Fox, N.A., Pine, D.S., & Britton, J.C. (2020). Neural Mechanisms Underlying Heterogeneous Expression of Threat-Related Attention in Social Anxiety. Behavior Research and Therapy. In press.

*Evans, T.C., Walukevich, K.A., Seager, I., & Britton, J.C. (2018). A psychometric comparison of anxiety-relevant attention measures. Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 31(5), 539-554. 

*Evans, T.C. & Britton, J.C. (2018). Improving the psychometric properties of dot-probe attention measures using response-based computation. Journal of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 60, 95-103.

White, L.K., Sequeria, S., Britton J.C., Brotman, M.A., Gold, A.L., Berman, E., Towbin, K.A., Abend, R., Fox, N.A., Bar-Haim, N.A., Leibenluft, E., & Pine, D.S. (2017). Complementary features of attention bias modification therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy in pediatric anxiety disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 174(8), 775-784.

*Britton, J.C., Dellarco, D.V., & Evans, T.C. (2017). Reducing pediatric anxiety through training: An integrative neurocognitive approach. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 4, 231-253.

*Evans, T.C., Walukevich, K.A., & Britton J.C. (2016). Vigilance-avoidance and disengagement are differentially associated with fear and avoidant behaviors in social anxiety. Journal of Affective Disorders, 199, 124-31.

Britton J.C. Suway, J.G., Clementi, M.A., Fox, N.A., Pine, D.S., & Bar-Haim, Y. (2015). Neural changes with attention bias modification for anxiety: A randomized trial. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(7), 913-920.

White, L.K., Britton, J.C., Sequeira, S., Ronkin, E.G., Chen, G., Bar-Haim, Y., Shechner, T., Ernst, M., Fox, N.A., Leibenluft, E., & Pine, D.S. (2016). Behavioral and neural stability of attention bias to threat in healthy adolescents. Neuroimage, 136, 84-93.