food cues & obesity

Courtney, A.L., PeConga E., Wagner D.D., Rapuano, K.M. (2018). Calorie information and dieting status modulate reward and control activation in response to food images. Plos One. [PDF]

Rapuano, K.M., Zieselman, A.L., Kelley, W.M., Sargent, J.D., Heatherton, T.F., Gilbert-Diamond, D. (2016). Genetic risk for obesity predicts nucleus accumbens size and responsivity to real-world food cues. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (1), 160-165. [PDF]

Gilbert-Diamond, D., Emond J., Lansigan R, Rapuano, K.M., Kelley, W.M., Heatherton, T.F., Sargent J.D. (2016). Television food advertisement exposure and FTO genotype in relation to excess consumption in children. International Journal of Obesity 41 (1), 23-29. [PDF]

Rapuano, K.M., Huckins, J.F., Sargent, J.D., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M. (2015). Spontaneous mouth sensorimotor representation in high-adiposity adolescents in response to viewing dynamic food commercials. Cerebral Cortex 26 (6), 2602-2611. [PDF]

Simmons, W.K., Rapuano, K.M., Kallman, S.J., Ingeholm, J.E., Miller, B., Gotts, S.J., Hall, K.D., Martin, A. (2013). Category-specific integration of homeostatic signals in caudal, but not rostral, human insula. Nature neuroscience 16 (11), 1551-1552. [PDF]

Simmons, W.K., Rapuano, K.M., Ingeholm, J.E., Avery, J., Kallman, S.J., Hall, K.D., Martin, A. (2013). The ventral pallidum and orbitofrontal cortex support food pleasantness inferences. Brain Structure & Function, 1863-2653. [PDF]

alcohol cues & underage drinking

Courtney, A.L., Casey, B.J., Rapuano, K.M. (Under review). A neurobiological model of alcohol marketing effects on underage drinking.

Courtney, A.L., Rapuano, K.M., Sargent, J.D., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M. (2018). Reward system activation in response to alcohol advertisements predicts underage drinking. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 79(1), 29-38. [PDF]

Courtney, A.L., Rapuano, K.M., Sargent, J.D., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M. (2018). Brain Reward Responses Are Behaviorally Relevant. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 79(1), 41-42. [PDF]

brain dynamics

Kringelbach, M.L. & Rapuano, K.M. (2016). Time in the orbitofrontal cortex. Brain. 139(4): 1010-1013. [PDF]

Figueroa, C.A., Cabral, J, Mocking, R.J.T., Rapuano, K.M., van Hartevelt, T., Schene, A.H., Kringelbach, M.L., Ruhé, H.G. (Submitted). Patients remitted from Major Depressive Disorder show decreased ability to access a clinically relevant control network.

Lord, L.D., Expert, P., Atasoy, S., Roseman, L., Rapuano, K.M., Lambiotte, R., Nutt, D.J., Deco, G., Carhart-Harris, R.L, Kringelbach, M.L., Cabral, J. (Submitted). Atypical brain state trajectories in the psychedelic state.

Stevner A.B.A., Vidaurre, D., Cabral J., Rapuano K.M., Nielsen, S.F.V., Tagliazucchi E., Laufs H., Deco G., Woolrich M.W., Van Someren E., Kringelbach M. L. (Under review). Discovery of key whole-brain transitions and dynamics underlying the human sleep cycle.


Rapuano, K.M., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M. (Submitted). Sex differences in neural representations of opposite-sex facial attractiveness evaluations.

Talkington, W.J., Rapuano, K.M., Hitt, L., Frum, C.A., Lewis, J.W. (2012). Humans mimicking animals: A cortical hierarchy for human vocal communication sounds. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(23):8084-8093. [PDF]

Lewis, J.W., Frum, C.A., Brefczynski-Lewis, J.A., Talkington, W.J., Walker, N.A., Rapuano, K.M., Kovach, A.L. (2011). Cortical network differences in the sighted versus early blind for recognition of human-produced action sound. Human Brain Mapping, 32:2241-2255. [PDF]