publications

Reward system activation in response to alcohol advertisements predicts underage drinking

Courtney, A.L., Rapuano, K.M., Sargent, J.D., Heatherton, T.F., Kelley, W.M. (In press). Reward system activation in response to alcohol advertisements predicts underage drinking. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Genetic risk for obesity predicts nucleus accumbens size and responsivity to real-world food cues

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]

Television food advertisement exposure and FTO genotype in relation to excess consumption in children

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]

Time in the orbitofrontal cortex

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

Spontaneous mouth sensorimotor representation in high-adiposity adolescents in response to viewing dynamic food commercials

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]

Category-specific integration of homeostatic signals in caudal, but not rostral, human insula

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]

The ventral pallidum and orbitofrontal cortex support food pleasantness inferences.

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]

Humans mimicking animals: A cortical hierarchy for human vocal communication sounds

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]

Cortical network differences in the sighted versus early blind for recognition of human‐produced action sounds

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]

In prep

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