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Guassi Moreira, J.F. & Silvers, J.A. (in press). In due time: Neurodevelopmental considerations in the study of emotion regulation. In Emotion Regulation: Development Across the Life Span. P.M. Cole & T. Hollenstein (Eds.), Burlington, MA: Taylor & Francis. 

Silvers, J.A., Guassi Moreira, J.F. (in press). Capacity and tendency: A neuroscientific framework for the study of emotion regulation. Neuroscience Letters. PDF

Guassi Moreira, J.F., Tashjian, S.M., Galván, A., & Silvers, J.A. (In press). Parents versus peers: Assessing the impact of social agents on decision making in young adulthood.Psychological Science. PDF


Guassi Moreira, J.F., McLaughlin, K.A., Silvers, J.A. (March 30, 2018). Spatial and temporal cortical variability track with age and affective experience during emotion regulation in youthBioRxiv. PDF

Guassi Moreira, J.F., Parkinson, C., & Silvers, J.A. (September 21, 2017). Emotion regulation capacity and tendency: Mapping links with cognitive flexibility and perceived stressPsyArXiv. PDF


Silvers, J.A., Insel, C., Powers, A., Franz, P., Helion, C., Martin, R.E., Weber, J., Casey, B.J., Mischel, W., & Ochsner, K.N. (2017). vlPFC-vmPFC-amygdala interactions underlie age-related differences in cognitive regulation of emotion. Cerebral Cortex, 27(7), 3502-3514 PDF

Silvers, J.A., Goff, B., Gabard-Durnam, L., Gee, D.G., Fareri, D.S., Caldera, C., & Tottenham, N. (2017). Vigilance, the amygdala, and anxiety in youth with a history of institutional care. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2, 493-501. PDF

Silvers, J.A., Insel, C., Powers, A., Franz, P., Helion, C., Martin, R.E., Weber, J., Casey, B.J., Mischel, W., & Ochsner, K.N. (2017). The transition from childhood to adolescence is marked by a general decrease in amygdala reactivity and an affect-specific ventral-to-dorsal shift in medial prefrontal recruitment. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 128-137. PDF


Silvers, J.A., Hubbard, A.D., Biggs, E., Shu, J., Fertuck, E., Chaudhury, S., Grunebaum, M.F., Weber, J., Kober, H., Chesin, M., Brodsky, B.S., Koenigsberg, H., Ochsner, K.N., Stanley, B. (2016). Affective lability and difficulties with regulation are differentially associated with amygdala and prefrontal response in women with Borderline Personality Disorder. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 254, 74-82. PDF

Silvers, J.A., Hubbard, A.D., Chaudhury, S., Biggs, E., Shu, J., Grunebaum, M.F., Fertuck, E., Weber, J., Kober, H., Brodsky, B.S., Chesin, M., Ochsner, K.N., & Stanley, B. (2016). Suicide attempters with Borderline Personality Disorder show differential orbitofrontal and parietal recruitment when reflecting on aversive memories. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 81, 71-78. PDF

Silvers, J.A., Lumian, D.S., Gabard-Durnam, L., Gee, D.G., Goff, B., Fareri, D.S., Caldera, C., Flannery, J., Telzer, E.H., Humphreys, K.L. & Tottenham, N. (2016). Previous institutionalization is followed by broader amygdala-hippocampal-PFC network connectivity during aversive learning in human developmentJournal of Neuroscience, 36(24), 6420-6430. PDF

Doré, B.P., Silvers, J.A., & Ochsner, K.N. (2016). Towards a personalized science of emotion regulation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10(4), 171-187. PDF 


Silvers, J.A., Shu, J., Hubbard, A.D., Weber, J., & Ochsner, K.N. (2015).  Concurrent and lasting effects of emotion regulation on amygdala response in adolescence and young adulthoodDevelopmental Science, 18(5): 771-784. PDF

Silvers, J.A., Weber, J., Wager, T.D., & Ochsner, K.N. (2015). Bad and worse: Neural systems underlying reappraisal of high and low intensity negative emotionsSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(2), 172-179. PDF

Silvers, J.A., Wager, T.D., Weber, J., & Ochsner, K.N. (2015). The neural bases of uninstructed negative emotion modulationSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(1), 10-18. PDF


Buhle, J.T.*, Silvers, J.A.*, Wager, T.D., Lopez, R., Onyemekwu, C., Kober, H., Weber, J. & Ochsner, K.N. (2014). Cognitive reappraisal of emotion: A meta-analysis of human neuroimaging studies. Cerebral Cortex, 24(11), 2981-2990. *Contributed equally PDF

Silvers, J.A., Insel, C., Powers, A., Franz, P., Casey, B.J., Mischel, W., & Ochsner, K.N. (2014). Curbing craving: Behavioral and brain evidence that children regulate craving when instructed to do so but have higher baseline craving than adultsPsychological Science, 25(10), 1932-1941. PDF


Silvers, J.A., Buhle, J.T., & Ochsner, K.N. (2013). The neuroscience of emotion regulation: Basic mechanisms and their role in development, aging and psychopathology. In K.N. Ochsner & S.M. Kosslyn (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume II: The Cutting Edges (pp. 52-78). New York: Oxford University Press. PDF


Ochsner, K.N., Silvers, J.A., & Buhle, J.T. (2012). Functional imaging studies of emotion regulation: A synthetic review and evolving model of the cognitive control of emotion. New York Academy of Sciences, 1251, E1-24. PDF

Silvers, J.A., McRae, K., Gabrieli, J.D.E., Gross, J.J., Remy, Katherine A., & Ochsner, K.N. (2012). Age-related differences in emotional reactivity, regulation and social rejection in development. Emotion, 12(6), 1235-1247. PDF


Wallace, G.L., Case, L.K., Harms, M.B., Silvers, J.A., Kenworthy, L.E., & Martin, A.  (2011). Diminished sensitivity to sad facial expressions in high functioning autism spectrum disorders is associated with symptomatology and adaptive functioning. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(11), 1475-1486. PDF


Denny, B. T., Silvers, J. A., & Ochsner, K. N. (2009). How we heal what we don’t want to feel: The functional neural architecture of emotion regulation. In A. M. Kring & D. M. Sloan (Eds.), Emotion regulation and psychopathology: A transdiagnostic approach to etiology and treatment (pp. 59-87). New York: Guilford Press. PDF

Wallace, G.L., Silvers, J.A., Martin, A. & Kenworthy, L.E. (2009).  Further evidence for inner speech deficits in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(12), 1735-1739. PDF


Silvers, J.A., & Haidt, J. (2008).  Moral elevation can induce nursing. Emotion, 8(2), 291-295. PDF