Publications

2010 – CURRENT

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2017 and in press

Ghahremani A, Wessel JR, Udupa K, Neagu B, Zhuang P, Saha U, Kalia SJ, Hodaie M, Lozano AM, Aron AR, Chen R (in press). Stopping and slowing manual and spoken responses: similar oscillatory signatures recorded from the subthalamic nucleus. Brain and Language

Bartoli E, Aron AR, Tandon N (2017). Topography and timing of right inferior frontal and anterior insular activity in the stopping of movement. Human Brain Mapping PubMed

Wagner J, Wessel JR, Ghahremani A, Aron AR (2017). Establishing a right frontal beta signature for stopping action in scalp EEG: implications for testing inhibitory control in other task contexts. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience  PubMed   OSF data and scripts

Fife KH, Gutierrez-Reed  NA, Zell V, Bailly J, Lewis CM, Aron AR, Hnasko TS (2017). Causal role for the subthalamic nucleus in interrupting behavior. eLife PDF

Finzi D, Postle B, Brady T, Aron AR (2017). Unexpected events disrupt visuomotor working memory and increase guessing. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review  PDF     OSF data and scripts

Wessel JR, Aron AR (2017). On the globality of motor suppression: unexpected events and their influence on behavior and cognition. Neuron  PDF

2016 

Aron AR, Herz DM, Brown P, Forstmann B, Zaghloul K (2016). Fronto-Subthalamic Circuits for Control of Action and Cognition. Journal of Neuroscience PubMed

Wessel JR, Ghahremani A, Udupa K, Saha U, Kalia SK, Hodaie M, Lozano AM, Aron AR, Chen R (2016) Stop-related subthalamic beta activity indexes global motor suppression in Parkinson’s Disease. Movement Disorders. Pubmed

Freeman S, Itthipuripat S, Aron AR (2016). High working memory load increases intracortical inhibition in primary motor cortex and diminishes the motor affordance effect. Journal of Neuroscience. Pubmed  Data on Github

Wessel JR, Jenkinson N, Brittain JS, Voets SE, Aziz T, Aron AR (2016). Surprise disrupts cognition via a fronto-basal ganglia supressive mechanism. Nature Communications  PDF  UCSD Press Release

2015

Swann, N.C., C. de Hemptinne, A.R. Aron, J.L. Ostrem, R.T. Knight, and P.A. Starr, Elevated synchrony in Parkinson disease detected with electroencephalography. Annals of Neurology, 2015. Pubmed

Majid, D.A., C. Lewis, and A.R. Aron, Training voluntary motor suppression with real-time feedback of motor evoked potentials. J Neurophysiol, 2015: Pubmed

Freeman, S.M. and A.R. Aron, Withholding a Reward-driven Action: Studies of the Rise and Fall of Motor Activation and the Effect of Cognitive Depletion. J Cogn Neurosci, 2015:  Pubmed

Freeman, S.M., D. Alvernaz, A. Tonnesen, D. Linderman, and A.R. Aron, Suppressing a motivationally-triggered action tendency engages a response control mechanism that prevents future provocation. Neuropsychologia, 2015. 68C: p. 218-231.

Wessel JR, Tonnesen A, Aron AR. Stimulus devaluation induced by action stopping is greater for explicit value representations. Front Psychol, 2015. Oct 28;6:1640

Aron, A.R., W. Cai, D. Badre, and T.W. Robbins, Evidence Supports Specific Braking Function for Inferior PFC. Trends Cogn Sci, 2015. Commentary here.

Wessel, J. R., and A.R. Aron, It’s not too late: The onset of the frontocentral P3 indexes successful response inhibition in the stop‐signal paradigmPsychophysiology, 2015. 52(4), 472-480.

2014

Wessel, J.R., J.P. O’Doherty, M.M. Berkebile, D. Linderman, and A.R. Aron, Stimulus devaluation induced by stopping action. J Exp Psychol Gen, 2014. 143(6): p. 2316-29.

Wessel, J.R. and A.R. Aron, Inhibitory motor control based on complex stopping goals relies on the same brain network as simple stopping. Neuroimage, 2014.

Freeman, S.M., I. Razhas, and A.R. Aron, Top-down response suppression mitigates action tendencies triggered by a motivating stimulus. Curr Biol, 2014. 24(2): p. 212-6.

Chiu, Y.C., R. Cools, and A.R. Aron, Opposing Effects of Appetitive and Aversive Cues on Go/No-go Behavior and Motor Excitability. J Cogn Neurosci, 2014.

Chiu, Y.C. and A.R. Aron, Unconsciously triggered response inhibition requires an executive setting. J Exp Psychol Gen, 2014. 143(1): p. 56-61.

Aron, A. R., T.W. Robbins, and R.A. Poldrack, Right inferior frontal cortex: addressing the rebuttalsFrontiers in human neuroscience, 2014. 8. Response to this commentary.

Aron, A.R., T.W. Robbins, and R.A. Poldrack, Inhibition and the right inferior frontal cortex: one decade on. Trends Cogn Sci, 2014. 18(4): p. 177-85.

2013

Wessel, J.R., H.S. Reynoso, and A.R. Aron, Saccade suppression exerts global effects on the motor system. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2013.

Wessel, J.R., C.R. Conner, A.R. Aron, and N. Tandon, Chronometric electrical stimulation of right inferior frontal cortex increases motor braking. Journal of Neuroscience, 2013. 33(50): p. 19611-9. Commentary here.

Swann, N.C., N. Tandon, T.A. Pieters, and A.R. Aron, Intracranial Electroencephalography Reveals Different Temporal Profiles for Dorsal- and Ventro-lateral Prefrontal Cortex in Preparing to Stop Action. Cerebral Cortex, 2013.

Majid, D.S., W. Cai, J. Corey-Bloom, and A.R. Aron, Proactive Selective Response Suppression Is Implemented via the Basal Ganglia. The Journal of neuroscience 2013. 33(33): p. 13259-69.

Itthipuripat, S., J.R. Wessel, and A.R. Aron, Frontal theta is a signature of successful working memory manipulation. Experimental brain research. Experimental Brain Research, 2013. 224(2): p. 255-62.

Greenhouse, I., S. Gould, M. Houser, and A.R. Aron, Stimulation of contacts in ventral but not dorsal subthalamic nucleus normalizes response switching in Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychologia, 2013. 51(7): p. 1302-1309.

George, J.S., J. Strunk, R. Mak-McCully, M. Houser, H. Poizner, and A.R. Aron, Dopaminergic therapy in Parkinson’s disease decreases cortical beta band coherence in the resting state and increases cortical beta band power during executive control. Neuroimage Clinical, 2013. 3: p. 261-70.

Cai, W., C.L. Oldenkamp, and A.R. Aron, A proactive mechanism for selective suppression of response tendencies. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2011. 31(16), 5965-5969.

Wessel, J. R., and A.R. Aron, Unexpected events induce motor slowing via a brain mechanism for action-stopping with global suppressive effects. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2013. 33(47), 18481-18491.

2012

Swann NC, W. Cai, C.R. Conner, T.A. Pieters, M.P. Claffey, J.S. George, A.R. Aron, and N. Tandon, Roles for the pre-supplementary motor area and the right inferior frontal gyrus in stopping action: electrophysiological responses and functional and structural connectivity. Neuroimage, 2012. 59(3): p. 2860-70.

Majid, D.S., W. Cai, J.S. George, F. Verbruggen, and A.R. Aron, Transcranial magnetic stimulation reveals dissociable mechanisms for global versus selective corticomotor suppression underlying the stopping of action. Cerebral Cortex, 2012. 22(2): p. 363-71.

Greenhouse, I., C.L. Oldenkamp, and A.R. Aron, Stopping a response has global or nonglobal effects on the motor system depending on preparation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2012. 107(1): p. 384-92.

Ghahremani DG, B.Lee, C.L Robertson, G. Tabibnia, A.T. Morgan, N. De Shetler, A.K. Brown, J.R. Monterosso, A.R. Aron, M.A. Mandelkern, R.A. Poldrack, and E.D. London, Striatal Dopamine D2/D3 Receptors Mediate Response Inhibition and Related Activity in Frontostriatal Neural Circuitry in Humans. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2012. 32(21): p. 7316-7324.

Chiu, Y.C., A.R. Aron, and F. Verbruggen, Response Suppression by Automatic Retrieval of Stimulus-Stop Association: Evidence from Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2012.

Cai, W., C.L. Oldenkamp, and A.R. Aron, Stopping speech suppresses the task-irrelevant hand. Brain and language, 2012. 120(3): p. 412-5.

Cai, W., J.S. George, F. Verbruggen, C.D. Chambers, and A.R. Aron, The role of the right pre-supplementary motor area in stopping action: two studies with event-related transcranial magnetic stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2012.

Cai, W., J.S. George, C.D. Chambers, M.G. Stokes, F. Verbruggen, and A.R. Aron, Stimulating deep cortical structures with the batwing coil: how to determine the intensity for transcranial magnetic stimulation using coil-cortex distance. Journal of Neuroscience methods, 2012. 204(2): p. 238-41.

Seibert, T. M., D.S. Majid, A.R. Aron, J. Corey-Boom, and J.B. Brewer, Stability of resting fMRI interregional correlations analyzed in subject-native space: a one-year longitudinal study in healthy adults and premanifest Huntington’s disease. Neuroimage, 2012. 59(3), 2452-2463

Aron, A. R., and J. Obeso, Is executive control used to compensate for involuntary movements in levodopa‐induced dyskinesia? Movement Disorders, 2012. 27(3), 339-340.

2011

Tabibnia G., J.R. Monterosso, K. Baicy. A.R. Aron, R.A. Poldrack, S. Chakrapani, B. Lee, and E.D. London, Different forms of self-control share a neurocognitive substrate. Journal of Neuroscience, 2011. 31(13): p. 4805-10.

Swann N., H. Poizner, M. Houser, S. Gould, I. Greenhouse, W. Cai, J. Strunk, J. George, and A.R. Aron, Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus alters the cortical profile of response inhibition in the beta frequency band: a scalp EEG study in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neuroscience, 2011. 31(15): p. 5721-9.

Rizk-Jackson, A., et al., Evaluating imaging biomarkers for neurodegeneration in pre-symptomatic Huntington’s disease using machine learning techniques. Neuroimage, 2011. 56(2): p. 788-96.

Rizk-Jackson A., D. Stoffers, S. Sheldon, J. Kuperman, A. Dale, J. Goldstein, J. Corey-Bloom, R.A. Podrack, A.R. Aron, Automated structural imaging analysis detects premanifest Huntington’s disease neurodegeneration within 1 year. Movement Disorders, 2011.

Majid D.S., A.R. Aron, W. Thompson, S. Sheldon, S. Hamza, D. Stoffers, D. Holland, J. Goldstin, J. Corey-Bloom, and A.M. Dale, Basal ganglia atrophy in prodromal Huntington’s disease is detectable over one year using automated segmentation. Movement disorders: 2011.

Gupta, N. and A.R. Aron, Urges for food and money spill over into motor system excitability before action is taken. Eur J Neurosci, 2011. 33(1): p. 183-8. Commentary here.

Greenhouse, I., S. Gould, M. Houser, G. Hicks, J. Gross, and A.R. Aron, Stimulation at dorsal and ventral electrode contacts targeted at the subthalamic nucleus has different effects on motor and emotion functions in Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychologia, 2011. 49(3): p. 528-34.

Aron, A. R., From reactive to proactive and selective control: developing a richer model for stopping inappropriate responses. Biological psychiatry, 2011. 69(12), e55-e68.

Cai, W., C.L. Oldenkamp, and A.R. Aron, A proactive mechanism for selective suppression of response tendencies. Journal of Neuroscience, 2011.31(16), 5965-5969.

2010

Congdon, E., J.A. Mumford, J.R. Cohen, A. Galvan, A.R. Aron, G. Xue, E. Miller and R.A. Poldrack, Engagement of large-scale networks is related to individual differences in inhibitory control. Neuroimage, 2010. 53(2), 653-663.

Stoffers, D., S. Sheldon, J.M. Kuperman, J. Goldstein, J. Corey-Bloom, and A.R. Aron, Contrasting gray and white matter changes in preclinical Huntington disease: an MRI study. Neurology, 2010. 74(15): p. 1208-16.

Verbruggen, F., A.R. Aron, M.A. Stevens and C.D. Chambers, Theta burst stimulation dissociates attention and action updating in human inferior frontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2010. 107(31), 13966-13971.

Jahfari, S., C.M Stinear, M. Claffey, F. Verbruggen, and A.R. Aron, Responding with restraint: what are the neurocognitive mechanisms?. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 2010. 22(7), 1479-1492.

Claffey, M. P., Sheldon, S., Stinear, C. M., Verbruggen, F., & Aron, A. R. (2010). Having a goal to stop action is associated with advance control of specific motor representations. Neuropsychologia, 48(2), 541-548.

Aron, A. R., D. Shohamy, J. Clark, C. Myers, M.A. Gluck, and R.A. Poldrack, Human Midbrain Sensitivity to Cognitive Feedback. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2010. 30(1), 47-55.

2000 – 2010

2009

Swann, N., et al., Intracranial EEG reveals a time- and frequency-specific role for the right inferior frontal gyrus and primary motor cortex in stopping initiated responses. J Neurosci, 2009. 29(40): p. 12675-85.

Huddy, V.C., A.R. Aron, M. Harrison, T.R. Barnes, T.W. Robbins, and E.M. Joyce, Impaired conscious and preserved unconscious inhibitory processing in recent onset schizophrenia. Psychol Med, 2009. 39(6): p. 907-16.

2008

Xue, G., A.R. Aron, and R.A. Poldrack, Common Neural Substrates for Inhibition of Spoken and Manual Responses. Cereb Cortex, 2008.
Tohka, J., K. Foerde, A.R. Aron, S.M. Tom, A.W. Toga, and R.A. Poldrack, Automatic independent component labeling for artifact removal in fMRI. Neuroimage, 2008. 39(3): p. 1227-45.

Aron, A.R. and F. Verbruggen, Stop the presses: dissociating a selective from a global mechanism for stopping. Psychol Sci, 2008. 19(11): p. 1146-53.

Aron, A.R., Progress in Executive Function Research: From tasks to functions to regions to networks. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 2008.

2007

Clark, L., et al., Association between response inhibition and working memory in adult ADHD: a link to right frontal cortex pathology? Biol Psychiatry, 2007. 61(12): p. 1395-401.

Aron, A.R., S. Durston, D.M. Eagle, G.D. Logan, C.M. Stinear, and V. Stuphorn, Converging evidence for a fronto-basal-ganglia network for inhibitory control of action and cognition. J Neurosci, 2007. 27(44): p. 11860-4.

Aron, A.R., T.E. Behrens, S. Smith, M.J. Frank, and R.A. Poldrack, Triangulating a cognitive control network using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and functional MRI. J Neurosci, 2007. 27(14): p. 3743-52.

Aron, A.R., The neural basis of inhibition in cognitive control. Neuroscientist, 2007. 13(3): p. 214-28.

2006

Rodriguez, P.F., A.R. Aron, and R.A. Poldrack, Ventral-striatal/nucleus-accumbens sensitivity to prediction errors during classification learning. Hum Brain Mapp, 2006. 27(4): p. 306-13.

Aron, A.R. and R.A. Poldrack, Cortical and subcortical contributions to Stop signal response inhibition: role of the subthalamic nucleus. J Neurosci, 2006. 26(9): p. 2424-33.

Aron, A.R., M.A. Gluck, and R.A. Poldrack, Long-term test-retest reliability of functional MRI in a classification learning task. Neuroimage, 2006. 29(3): p. 1000-6.

2005

Monterosso, J.R., A.R. Aron, X. Cordova, J. Xu, and E.D. London, Deficits in response inhibition associated with chronic methamphetamine abuse. Drug Alcohol Depend, 2005.

Aron, A.R. and R.A. Poldrack, The cognitive neuroscience of response inhibition: relevance for genetic research in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biol Psychiatry, 2005. 57(11): p. 1285-92.

2004

Aron, A.R., D. Shohamy, J. Clark, C. Myers, M.A. Gluck, and R.A. Poldrack, Human midbrain sensitivity to cognitive feedback and uncertainty during classification learning. J Neurophysiol, 2004. 10: p. 10.

Aron, A.R., T.W. Robbins, and R.A. Poldrack, Inhibition and the right inferior frontal cortex. Trends Cogn Sci, 2004. 8(4): p. 170-177.

Aron, A.R., S. Monsell, B.J. Sahakian, and T.W. Robbins, A componential analysis of task-switching deficits associated with lesions of left and right frontal cortex. Brain, 2004. 127(7Using Smart Source Parsing Apr): p. 1561-73.

2003

Turner, D.C., T.W. Robbins, L. Clark, A.R. Aron, J. Dowson, and B.J. Sahakian, Relative lack of cognitive effects of methylphenidate in elderly male volunteers. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 2003. 168(4): p. 455-64.

Aron, A.R., L. Watkins, B.J. Sahakian, S. Monsell, R.A. Barker, and T.W. Robbins, Task-set switching deficits in early-stage Huntington’s disease: implications for basal ganglia function. J Cogn Neurosci, 2003. 15(5): p. 629-42.

Aron, A.R., et al., Inhibition of subliminally primed responses is mediated by the caudate and thalamus: evidence from functional MRI and Huntington’s disease. Brain, 2003. 126(Pt 30): p. 713-723.

Aron, A.R., B.J. Sahakian, and T.W. Robbins, Distractibility during selection-for-action: differential deficits in Huntington’s disease and following frontal lobe damage. Neuropsychologia, 2003. 41(922639095): p. 1137-47.

Aron, A.R., P.C. Fletcher, E.T. Bullmore, B.J. Sahakian, and T.W. Robbins, Stop-signal inhibition disrupted by damage to right inferior frontal gyrus in humans. Nat Neurosci, 2003. 6(20): p. 115-116.

Aron, A.R., J. Dowson, B.J. Sahakian, and T.W. Robbins, Methylphenidate improves response inhibition in adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Biol Psych, 2003. 54: p. 1465-1468.

2002

Turner, D.C., T.W. Robbins, L. Clark, A.R. Aron, J. Dowson, and B.J.
Sahakian, Cognitive enhancing effects of modafinil in healthy volunteers. Psychopharm, 2002. 165(3): p. 260-9.

Wessel JR, Aron AR (2017). On the globality of motor suppression: unexpected events and their influence on behavior and cognition. Neuron

Aron AR, Herz DM, Brown P, Forstmann B, Zaghloul K (2016). Fronto-Subthalamic Circuits for Control of Action and Cognition. Journal of Neuroscience Pubmed

Aron AR, Robbins TW, Poldrack RA (2014). Inhibition and the right inferior frontal cortex: one decade on. Trends Cogn Sci. Pubmed

Aron AR (2011). From reactive to proactive and selective control: developing a richer model for stopping inappropriate responses. Biological Psychiatry. Pubmed

Aron AR (2008). Progress in Executive Function Research: From tasks to functions to regions to networks. Current Directions in Psychological Science. JSTOR

Aron AR (2007). The neural basis of inhibition in cognitive control. Neuroscientist. Pubmed

Aron AR, Durston S, Eagle DM, Logan GD, Stinear CM, Stuphorn V (2007). Converging evidence for a fronto-basal-ganglia network for inhibitory control of action and cognition. J Neurosci. Pubmed

Aron AR, Poldrack RA (2005). The cognitive neuroscience of response inhibition: relevance for genetic research in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biol Psychiatry. Pubmed

Aron AR, Robbins TW, Poldrack RA (2004). Inhibition and the right inferior frontal cortex. Trends Cogn Sci. Pubmed

The documents distributed here have been provided as a means to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work on a noncommercial basis. Copyright and all rights therein are maintained by the authors or by other copyright holders, notwithstanding that they have offered their works here electronically. It is understood that all persons copying this information will adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author’s copyright. These works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder. (Notice borrowed from Dave Plaut/Randy O’Reilly).