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Communication Neuroscience Lab

Publications

2021 & In Press

Andrews, M. E., Pei, R., Lauharatanahirun, N., Paul, A. M., & Falk, E. B. (in press). Social media and the social brain. In R. Nabi (Ed.), Our online emotional selves: The link between digital media and emotional experiences. Oxford University Press. PDF

Baek, E. C., O’Donnell, M. B., Scholz, C. Pei, R., Garcia, J. O., Vettel, J. M., & Falk, E. B. (2021). Activity in the brain’s valuation and mentalizing networks is associated with propagation of online recommendations. Scientific Reports, 11, Article 11196. PDF

Chan, H.-Y., Scholz, C., Baek, E., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. (2021). Being the gatekeeper: How thinking about sharing affects neural encoding of information. Cerebral Cortex. PDF

Coronel, J. C., O’Donnell, M. B., Pandey, P., Delli Carpini, M. X., & Falk, E. B. (2021). Political humor, sharing, and remembering: Insights from neuroimaging. Journal of Communication71(1), 129-161.  PDF Supplementary Material

Dieffenbach, M. C., Gillespie, G. S. R., Burns, S. M., McCulloh, I. A., Ames, D. L., Dagher, M. M., Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2021). Neural reference groups: A synchrony-based classification approach for predicting attitudes using fNIRS. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 16(1-2), 117–128. PDF

Drake, A., Doré, B. P., Falk, E. B., Zurn, P., Bassett, D. S., & Lydon-Staley, D. M. (2021). Daily stressor-related negative mood and its associations with flourishing and daily curiosity. Journal of Happiness Studies. Advanced online publication. (data and R code on OSF). PDF

Liu, J., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2021). Deliberation and valence as dissociable components of counterarguing among smokers: Evidence from neuroimaging and quantitative linguistic analysis. Health Communication36(6), 752-763.  PDF   Supplementary Material

Lydon-Staley, D. M., MacLean, R. R., Falk, E. B., Bassett, D. S., & Wilson, S. J. (2021). The feasibility of an in-scanner smoking lapse paradigm to examine the neural correlates of lapses. Addiction Biology. Advanced online publication. PDF Supplementary Material

Pandey, P., Kang, Y., Cooper, N., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2021). Social networks and neural receptivity to persuasive health messagesHealth Psychology. PDF Supplementary MaterialHealth Psychology

Parelman, J., Doré, B., & Falk, E. B. (2021). The role of mentalizing in communication behaviors. In M. Gilead & K. Ochsner (Eds.), The neural basis of mentalizing (pp. 579-595). Springer. PDF

Wang, X. Y., Dworkin, J., Zhou, D., Stiso, J., Falk, E. B., Bassett, D. S., Zurn, P., & Lydon-Staley, D. M. (in press). Gendered Citation Practices in the Field of Communication. Annals of the International Communication Association. PDF

Wang, X., Scholz, C., Falk, E. B., & Lydon-Staley, D. M. (in press). Neuroimaging. In E. Ho, C. Bylund, J. van Weert, I. Basnyat, N. Bol, & M. Dean (Eds.), International encyclopedia of health communication. Wiley-Blackwell. PDF

2020

Baek, E., Scholz, C., & Falk, E. B. (2020). The neuroscience of persuasion and information propagation: The key role of the mentalizing system. In K. Floyd & R. Weber (Eds.), Handbook of Communication Science and Biology (pp. 122-133). Routledge. PDF

Doré, B. P., Scholz, C., Baek, E. C., & Falk, E. B. (2020). Health news sharing is reflected in distributed reward-related brain activity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 15(10), 1111–1119. PDF Supplementary Material

Kang, Y., & Falk, E. B. (2020). Neural mechanisms of attitude change toward stigmatized individuals: Temporoparietal junction activity predicts bias reduction. Mindfulness, 11(6), 1378–1389. PDF Supplementary Material

Liu, J., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2020). Deliberation and valence as dissociable components of counterarguing among smokers: Evidence from neuroimaging and quantitative linguistic analysis. Health Communication. PDF  Supplementary Material

Lydon-Staley, D. M., Falk, E. B., Bassett, D. S. (2020). Within-person variability in sensation-seeking during daily life: Positive associations with alcohol use and self-defined risky behaviors. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 34(2), 257–268. PDF Supplementary Material

Moore-Berg, S. L., Parelman, J. M., Lelkes, Y., & Falk, E. B. (2020). Neural polarization and routes to depolarization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117(46), 28552–28554. PDF

Pei, R., Lauharatanahirun, N., Cascio, C., O’Donnell, M. B., Shope, J., Simons-Morton, B. G., Vettel, J., Falk, E. B. (2020). Neural processes during adolescent risky decision making are associated with conformity to peer influence. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 44, 100794. PDF Supplementary Material

Schmälzle, R., Cooper, N., O’Donnell, M. B., Tompson, S., Lee, S., Cantrell, J., Vettel, J. M., & Falk, E. B. (2020). The effectiveness of online messages for promoting smoking cessation resources: Predicting nationwide campaign effects from neural responses in the EX Campaign. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14, 381. PDF Supplementary Material

Scholz, C., Baek, E. C., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2020). Decision making about broad and narrowcasting a neuroscientific perspective. Media Psychology, 23(1), 131–155. PDF

Scholz, C. & Falk, E. B. (2020) The neuroscience of information sharing. In S. González-Bailón, Foucault Welles (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication (pp. 285-307). Oxford University Press. PDF

Scholz, C., Jovanova, M., Baek, E. C., & Falk, E. B. (2020). Media content sharing as a value-based decision. Current Opinion in Psychology,31, 83–88. PDF

Tompson, S. H., Falk, E. B., O’Donnell, M. B., Cascio, C. N., Bayer, J. B., Vettel, J. M., & Bassett, D. S. (2020). Response inhibition in adolescents is moderated by brain connectivity and social network structure. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 15(8), 827–837. PDF

Tompson, S. H., Kahn, A. E., Falk, E. B., Vettel, J. M., Bassett, D. S. (2020). Functional brain network architecture supporting the learning of social networks in humans. NeuroImage, 210, 116498. PDF Supplementary Material

2019

Bayer, J. B., Hauser, D. J., Shah, K., O’Donnell, M. B., Falk, E. B. (2019). Social exclusion shifts personal network scope. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1619. PDF  Data on OSF

Burns, S. M., Barnes, L. N., McCulloh, I. A., Dagher, M. M., Falk, E. B., Storey, J. S., & Lieberman, M. D. (2019). Making social neuroscience less WEIRD: Using fNIRS to measure neural signatures of persuasive influence in a Middle East participant sample. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116(3), e1-e11. PDF Supplementary Material

Cooper, N., Garcia, J. O., Tompson, S. H., O’Donnell, M. B., Falk, E. B., & Vettel, J. M. (2019). Time-evolving dynamics in brain networks forecast responses to health messaging. Network Neuroscience, 3(1), 138–156. PDF

Coronel, J. C., O’Donnell, M. B., Beard, E. C., Hamilton, R. H., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Evaluating didactic and exemplar information: Noninvasive brain stimulation reveals message-processing mechanisms. Communication Research, 0093650219876844. PDF Supplementary Material

Doré, B. P., Cooper, N., Scholz, C., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Cognitive regulation of ventromedial prefrontal activity evokes lasting change in the perceived self-relevance of persuasive messaging. Human Brain Mapping, 40(9), 2571-2580. PDF Supplementary Material

Doré, B. P., Scholz, C., Baek, E. C., Garcia, J. O., O’Donnell, M. B., Bassett, D. S., Vettel, J. M., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Brain activity tracks population information sharing by capturing consensus judgments of value. Cerebral Cortex, 29(7), 3102–3110. PDF

Doré, B. P., Tompson, S. H., O’Donnell, M. B., An, L., Strecher, V., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Neural mechanisms of emotion regulation moderate the predictive value of affective and value-related brain responses to persuasive messages. Journal of Neuroscience, 39(7), 1293-1300. PDF

Kang, Y., Strecher, V. J., Kim, E., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Purpose in life and conflict-related neural responses during health decision-making. Health Psychology, 38(6), 545-552. PDF Supplementary Material

Kranzler, E. C., Schmälzle, R., O’Donnell, M. B., Pei, R., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Adolescent neural responses to antismoking messages, perceived effectiveness, and sharing intention. Media Psychology, 22(2), 323-349. PDF

Kranzler, E. C., Schmälzle, R., Pei, R., Hornik, R. C., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Message-elicited brain response moderates the relationship between opportunities for exposure to anti-smoking messages and self-reported message recall. Journal of Communication, 69(6), 589–611. PDF Supplementary Material

Pei, R., Kranzler, E. C., Suileman, A. B., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Promoting adolescent health: Insights from developmental and communication neuroscience. Behavioural Public Policy, 3(1), 47–71. PDF

Pei, R., Schmälzle, R., O’Donnell, M. B., Kranzler, E., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Adolescents’ neural responses to tobacco prevention messages and sharing engagement. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 56(2S1), S40–S48. PDF

Scholz, C., Doré, B. P., Cooper, N., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Neural valuation of anti-drinking campaigns and risky peer influence in daily life. Health Psychology, 38(7), 658-667. PDF Supplementary Material

Simons-Morton, B. G., Bingham, C. R., Li, K., Zhu, C., Buckley, L., Falk, E. B., & Shope, J. T. (2019). The effect of teenage passengers on simulated risky driving among teenagers: A randomized trial. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 923. PDF  Supplementary Material

Tompson, S. H., Falk, E. B., Bassett, D. S., & Vettel, J. M. (2019). Using neuroimaging to predict behavior: An overview with a focus on the moderating role of sociocultural context. In P. K. Davis, A. O’Mahony, & J. Pfautz (Eds.), Social-Behavioral Modeling for Complex Systems (pp. 205–230). John Wiley and Sons, Inc. PDF

Trieu, P., Bayer, J. B., Ellison, N. B., Schoenebeck, S., & Falk, E. (2019). Who likes to be reachable? Availability preferences, weak ties, and bridging social capital. Information, Communication and Society, 22(8), 1096–1111. PDF

Vettel, J. M., Lauharatanahirun, N., Wasylyshyn, N., Roy, H., Fernandez, R., Cooper, N., Paul, A., O’Donnell, M. B., Johnson, T., Metcalfe, J., Falk, E. B., & Garcia, J. O. (2019). Translating driving research from simulation to interstate driving with realistic traffic and passenger interactions. In D. N. Cassenti (Ed.), Advances in Human Factors in Simulation and Modeling. AHFE 2018. AISC(Vol. 780, pp. 126–138). Springer, Cham. PDF

2018

Baek, E. C. & Falk, E. B. (2018). Persuasion and Influence: What makes a successful persuader? Current Opinion in Psychology, 24, 53-57. PDF

Bayer, J. B., Ellison, N. B., Schoenebeck, S. Y., Brady, E., & Falk, E. B. (2018). Facebook in context(s): Measuring emotional responses across time and space. New Media & Society, 20(3), 1047–1067 PDF

Bayer, J. B., O’Donnell, M. B., Cascio, C. N., & Falk, E. B. (2018). Brain sensitivity to exclusion is associated with core network closure. Scientific Reports, 8, 16037. PDF

Bruneau, E., Kteily, N., & Falk, E. (2018). Interventions highlighting hypocrisy reduce collective blame of Muslims for individual acts of violence and assuage anti-Muslim hostility. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 44(3), 430–448. PDF

Burns, S. M., Barnes, L., Katzman, P. L., Ames, D. L., Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2018). A functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) replication of the sunscreen persuasion paradigm. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(6), 628–636. PDF

Cooper, N., Tompson, S., O’Donnell, M. B., Vettel, J. M., Bassett, D. S., & Falk, E. B. (2018). Associations between coherent neural activity in the brain’s value system during antismoking messages and reductions in smoking. Health Psychology: Official Journal of the Division of Health Psychology, 37(4), 375-384. PDF  Supplementary Material

Falk, E. & Scholz, C. (2018). Persuasion, influence, and value: Perspectives from communication and social neuroscience. Annual Review of Psychology, 69(18), 329–356. PDF

Kang, Y., Cooper, N., Pandey, P., Scholz, C., O’Donnell, M. B., Lieberman, M. D., Taylor, S. E., Strecher, V. J., Dal Cine, S., Konrath, S., Polk, T. A., Resnicow, K., Anh, L., & Falk, E. B. (2018). Effects of self-transcendence on neural responses to persuasive messages and health behavior change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(40), 9974-9979. PDF

Tompson, S. H., Falk, E. B., Vettel, J. M., & Bassett, D. S. (2018). Network approaches to understand individual differences in brain connectivity: Opportunities for personality neuroscience. Personality Neuroscience, 1(e5), 1–12. PDF

Tompson, S. H., Kahn, A. E., Falk, E. B., Vettel, J. M., & Bassett, D. S. (2018). Individual differences in learning social and non-social network structures. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45(2), 253–271. PDF

Wasylyshyn, N., Hemenway Falk, B., Garcia, J. O., Cascio, C. N., O’Donnell, M. B., Bingham, C. R., Simons-Morton, B., Vettel, J. M., & Falk, E. B. (2018). Global brain dynamics during social exclusion predict subsequent behavioral conformity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(2), 182–191. PDF Supplementary Material

2017

Baek, E. C., Scholz, C., O’Donnell M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2017). The value of sharing information: A neural account of information transmission. Psychological Science, 28(7), 851-861. PDF Supplementary Material

Cascio, C. N., O’Donnell, M. B., Simons-Morton, B. G., Bingham, C. R., & Falk., E. B. (2017) Cultural context moderates neural pathways to social influence. Culture and Brain, 5(1), 50–70. PDF Supplementary Material

Cooper N., Bassett D. S., & Falk E. B. (2017). Coherent activity between brain regions that code for value is linked to the malleability of human behavior. Scientific Reports, 7, 43250. PDF

Coronel, J. C., & Falk, E. B. (2017). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Communication Science. In J. Matthes, C. S. Davis, & R. F. Potter (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods (Vol. 15, pp. 1–9). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. PDF

Falk, E. B., & Bassett, D. S. (2017) Brain and social networks: Fundamental building blocks of human experience. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21(9), 674–690. PDF

Kang, Y. K., O’Donnell, M. B., Strecher, V. J., Taylor, S. E., Lieberman, M. D., & Falk, E. B. (2017) Self-transcendent values and neural responses to threatening health messages. Psychosomatic Medicine, 79(4), 379-387. PDF Supplementary Material

Liu, J., Zhao, S., Chen, X., Falk, E., & Albarracín, D. (2017). The influence of peer behavior as a function of social and cultural closeness: A meta-analysis of normative influence on adolescent smoking initiation and continuation. Psychological Bulletin, 143(10), 1082–1115. PDF

O’Donnell, M. B., Bayer, J., Cascio, C. N., & Falk, E. B. (2017) Neural bases of recommendations differ according to social network structure. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(1), 61-69. PDF

Pegors, T. K., Tompson, S., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2017). Predicting behavior change from persuasive messages using neural representational similarity and social network analyses. NeuroImage, 157, 118–128. PDF Supplementary Material

Schmälzle, R., O’Donnell, M. B, Garcia, J. O., Cascio, C. N., Bayer, J., Bassett, D. S., Vettel, J., & Falk, E. B. (2017). Brain connectivity dynamics during social interaction reflect social network structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(20), 5153–5158. PDF Supplementary Material

Scholz, C., Baek, E. C., O’Donnell, M. B., Kim, H. S., Cappella, J. N., & Falk, E. B. (2017). A neural model of valuation and information virality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(11), 2881–2886. PDF  Supplementary Material

Vezich, I. S., Katzman, P. L., Ames, D. L., Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2017). Modulating the neural bases of persuasion: Why/how, gain/loss, and users/non-users. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(2), 283–297. PDF Supplementary Material

2016

Bayer, J. B., Ellison, N. B., Schoenebeck, S. Y., & Falk, E. B. (2016). Sharing the small moments: ephemeral social interaction on Snapchat. Information, Communication & Society, 19(7), 956–977. PDF

Bingham, C. R., Simons-Morton, B. G., Pradhan, A. K., Li, K., Almani, F., Falk, E. B., Shope, J. T., Buckley, L., Ouimet, M. C., & Albert, P. S. (2016). Peer passenger norms and pressure: Experimental effects on simulated driving among teenage males. Transportation Research. Part F, Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 41, 124–137. PDF

Cascio, C. N., & Falk, E. B. (2016). Neuroscience. In K. B. Jensen & R. T. Craig (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy (pp. 1351–1359). Wiley-Blackwell. PDF

Cascio, C., O’Donnell, M. B., Tinney, F., Lieberman, M., Taylor, S., Stretcher, V., & Falk, E. B. (2016). Self-affirmation activates brain systems associated with self-related processing and reward and is reinforced by future orientation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(4), 621-629. PDF Supplementary Material

Falk, E. B., O’Donnell, M. B., Tompson, S., Gonzalez, R., Dal Cin, S., Strecher, V., Cummings, K.M., & An, L. (2016). Functional brain imaging predicts public health campaign success. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(2), 204-214. PDF

Green, A. E., Mays, D., Falk, E. B., Vallone, D., Gallgher, N., Richardson, A., Tercyak, K. P., Abrams, D., & Niaura, R. S. (2016). Young adult smokers’ neural response to graphic cigarette warning labels. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 3, 28-32. PDF Supplementary Material

Kang, Y. K., O’Donnell, M. B., Strecher, V. J., & Falk, E. B. (2016). Dispositional Mindfulness Predicts Adaptive Affective Responses to Health Messages and Increased Exercise MotivationMindfulness, 8(2), 387–397. PDF  Supplementary Material

Schoenebeck, S., Ellison, N. B., Blackwell, L., Bayer, J. B., & Falk, E. B. (2016) Playful backstalking and serious impression management: How young adults reflect on their past identities on Facebook. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (pp. 1475–1487). New York, NY, USA: ACM. PDF

Vezich, I. S., Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2016). Persuasion Neuroscience: New Potential to Test Dual Process Theories. In E. Harmon-Jones & M. Inzlicht (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: Biological Approaches to Social Psychology (pp. 34-58). Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group. PDF

2015

Cascio, C. N., Carp, J., O’Donnell, M. B., Tinney, Jr, F. J., Bingham, R., Shope, J. T., Ouimet, M. C., Pradhan, A. K., Simons-Morton, B. G., & Falk, E. B. (2015) Buffering social influence: Neural correlates of response inhibition predict driving safety in the presence of a peer. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(1), 83-95. PDF

Cascio, C. N., Konrath, S., & Falk, E. B. (2015). Narcissists’ social pain seen only in the brainSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(3), 335-341. PDF  Supplementary Material

Cascio, C., O’Donnell, M. B., Bayer, J., Tinney, F. J., & Falk, E. B. (2015). Neural correlates of susceptibility to group opinions in online word-of-mouth recommendationsJournal of Marketing Research, 52(4), 559-575. PDF  Supplementary Material

Cascio, C. N., Scholz, C., & Falk, E. B. (2015). Social influence and the brain: persuasion, susceptibility to influence and retransmissionCurrent Opinions in Behavioral Sciences, 3, 51-57. PDF

Cooper, N., Tompson, S., O’Donnell, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2015) Brain activity in self-and value-related regions in response to online antismoking messages predicts behavior changeJournal of Media Psychology, 27(3), 93-108. PDF  ROI Masks

Hyde, L. W., Tompson, S., Creswell, J. D., & Falk, E. B. (2015). Cultural neuroscience: New directions as the field matures – What do cultural neuroscience findings mean? Culture and Brain, 3(2), 75–92. PDF

Falk, E. B., Cascio, C. N., & Coronel, J. (2015). Neural Prediction of Communication Relevant OutcomesCommunication Methods and Measures, 9(1-2), 30-54. PDF  Supplementary Material

Falk, E. B., O’Donnell, M. B., Cascio, C. N., Tinney, F., Kang, Y., Lieberman, M. D., Taylor, S. E., An, L., Resnicow, K., & Strecher, V. J. (2015). Self-affirmation alters the brain’s response to health messages and subsequent behavior changeProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(7), 1977–1982. PDF  Supplementary Material  Study Stimuli

Konrath, S., Falk, E., Fuhrel-Forbis, A., Liu, M., Swain, J., Tolman, R., Cunningham, R., & Walton, M. (2015). Can text messages increase empathy and prosocial behavior?: The development and initial validation of Text to Connect. PLoS ONE, 10(9), e0137585. PDF  Supplementary Material 

O’Donnell, M. B. & Falk, E. B. (2015). Big data under the microscope and brains in social context: Integrating methods from computational social science and neuroscienceThe Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 659(1), 274-289. PDF

O’Donnell, M. B. & Falk, E. B. (2015) Linking neuroimaging with functional linguistic analysis to understand processes of successful communicationCommunication Methods and Measures, 9(1-2), 55-77. PDF

O’Donnell, M. B., Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2015). Social in, social out: How the brain responds to social language with more social languageCommunication Monographs, 82(1), 31-63. PDF

Simons-Morton, B., Bingham, C. R., Li, K., Shope, J., Pradhan, A. K., Falk, E., & Albert, P. S. (2015). Experimental effects of pre-drive arousal on teenage simulated driving performance in the presence of a teenage passenger. Paper presented at Eighth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, Salt Lake City, Utah. PDF

Tompson, S., Lieberman, M. D., & Falk, E. B. (2015). Grounding the neuroscience of behavior change in the sociocultural contextCurrent Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 5, 58-63. PDF

2014

Falk, E. B. (2014). Mindfulness and the Neuroscience of Influence. In The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness (pp. 387–403). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. PDF

Falk, E. B., Cascio, C. N., O’Donnell, M. B., Carp, J., Tinney, Jr, F. J., Bingham, C. R., Shope, J. T., Ouimet, M. C., Pradhan, A. K., & Simons-Morton, B. G. (2014). Neural responses to exclusion predict susceptibility to social influenceJournal of Adolescent Health, 54(5), S22-S31. PDF  Supplementary Material 

O’Donnell, M. B., Konrath, S. H., & Falk, E. B. (2014). Big data in the new media environment: Commentary on Mapping collective behavior in the big-data eraBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 37(1), 94-95. PDF

Simons-Morton, B. G., Bingham, C. R., Falk, E. B., Kaigang, L.,  Pradhan, A. K., Ouimet, M. C., Almani, F., & Shope, J. T. (2014). Experimental effects of injunctive norms on simulated risky driving among teenage malesHealth Psychology, 33(7), 616-627. PDF

2013

*Berkman, E. T., & *Falk, E. B. (2013). Beyond Brain Mapping: Using Neural Measures to Predict Real-world OutcomesCurrent Directions in Psychological Science, 22(1), 45-50.  PDF *equal author contributions

Cascio, C. N., Dal Cin, S., & Falk, E. B. (2013). Health communications: Predicting behavior change from the brain. In P. Hall (Ed.), Social Neuroscience and Public Health: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline (pp. 57-51). Springer New York. PDF

Falk, E. B., Hyde, L. W., Mitchell, C., Faul, J., Gonzalez, R., Heitzeg, M. M., Keating, D. P., Langa, K. M., Martz, M. E., Maslowsky, J., Morrison, F. J., Noll, D. C., Patrick, M. E., Pfeffer, F. T., Reuter-Lorenz, P. A., Thomason, M. E., Davis-Kean, P., Monk, C. S., & Schulenberg, J. (2013). What is a representative brain? Neuroscience meets population scienceProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(44), 17615-17622. PDF

Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2013). The neural bases of attitudes, evaluation and behavior change. In F. Krueger & J. Grafman (Eds.), The Neural Basis of Human Belief Systems (Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience) (1 edition, pp. 71–94). New York, NY: Psychology Press. PDF

Falk, E. B., Morelli, S. A., Welborn, B. L, Dambacher, K., & Lieberman, M. D. (2013). Creating buzz: The neural correlates of effective message propagationPsychological Science, 24(7), 1234-1242. PDF

2012

Antonucci, T. C., Ashton-Miller, J. A., Brandt, J., Falk, E. B., Halter, J. B., Hamdemir, L., Konrath, S. H., Lee, J. M., McCullough, W. R., Persad, C. C., Seydel, R., Smith, J. & Webster, N. J. (2012). The right to move: A multidisciplinary lifespan conceptual frameworkCurrent Gerontology and Geriatrics Research. Vo1. 2012, 873937. PDF

Berkman, E. T., Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2012). Interactive effects of three core goal pursuit processes on brain control systems: Goal maintenance, performance monitoring, and response inhibitionPLoS ONE, 7(6), e40334. PDF

Egol, M., McEuen, M. B., & Falk, E. B. (2012) The social life of brandsStrategy and Business, 68. PDF

Falk, E. B. (2012). Can neuroscience advance our understanding of core questions in communication studies? An overview of communication neuroscience. In. S. Jones (Ed.). Communication @ the Center. Hampton Press. ISBN:9781612890821. PDF

Falk, E. B., Berkman, E., & Lieberman, M. D. (2012). From neural responses to population behavior: Neural focus groups predicts population-level media effectsPsychological Science, 23(5), 439-445. PDF  Supplementary Material

Falk, E. B., O’Donnell, M. B. & Lieberman, M. D. (2012). Getting the word out: Neural correlates of enthusiastic message propagationFrontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6(313). PDF

Falk, E. B., Spunt, R. P., & Lieberman, M. D. (2012). Ascribing beliefs to ingroup and outgroup political candidates: Neural correlates of perspective taking, issue importance, and days until the electionPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 367(1589), 731-743. PDF  Supplementary Material

Falk, E. B., Way, B., & Jasinska, A. (2012). An imaging genetics approach to understanding social influenceFrontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6(168). PDF

Jasinska, A. J., Yasuda, M., Burant, C. F., Gregor, N., Khatri, S., Sweet, M. & Falk, E. B. (2012) Impulsivity and inhibitory control deficits are associated with unhealthy eating in young adultsAppetite, 59(3), 738-747. PDF

Muscatell, K. A., Morelli, S. A., Falk, E. B., Way, B. M., Pfeifer, J. H, Galinsky, A. D., Lieberman, M. D., Dapretto, M. & Eisenberger, N. I. (2012). Social status modulates neural activity in the mentalizing networkNeuroimage, 60(3), 1771-1777. PDF  Supplementary Material

2011

Berkman, E. T., Dickenson, J., Falk, E. B. & Lieberman, M. D. (2011). Using SMS text messaging to assess moderators of smoking cessation: Validating a new tool for ecological measurement of health behaviorsHealth Psychology, 30(2), 186-194. PDF

Berkman, E. T., Falk, E. B. & Lieberman, M. D. (2011). In the trenches of real-world self-control: Neural correlates of breaking the link between craving and smokingPsychological Science, 22(4), 498-506. PDF  Supplementary Material

Falk, E., Berkman, E., Whalen, D., & Lieberman, M. D. (2011). Neural activity during health messaging predicts reductions in smoking above and beyond self-reportHealth Psychology, 30(2), 177-185. PDF  Supplementary Material

2010

Falk, E. B. (2010). Communication neuroscience as a tool for health psychologistsHealth Psychology, 29(4), 355-357. PDF

Falk, E. B., Berkman, E. T., Mann, T., Harrison, B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2010). Predicting persuasion-induced behavior change from the brainJournal of Neuroscience, 30(25), 8421-8424. PDF  Supplementary Material  ROI Masks

Falk, E. B., Rameson, L., Berkman, E. T., Liao, B., Kang, Y., Inagaki, T., & Lieberman, M. D. (2010). The neural correlates of persuasion: A common network across cultures and media. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(11), 2447-2459. PDF

Spunt, R. P., Falk, E. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2010). Dissociable neural systems support retrieval of how and why action knowledgePsychological Science, 21(11), 1593-1598. PDF  Supplementary Material