Publications

Reward Sensitivity and Waiting Impulsivity: Shift towards Reward Valuation away from Action Control.
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2017 Dec;20(12):971-978
Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom; KU Leuven - University of Leuven, Department of Neurosciences, Leuven, Belgium; Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom; NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom.















Assessing the Cognitive Translational Potential of a Mouse Model of the 22q11.2 Microdeletion Syndrome.
Cereb Cortex 2016 Oct 9;26(10):3991-4003. Epub 2016 Aug 9.
Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK.

Erratum to: The continuous performance test (rCPT) for mice: a novel operant touchscreen test of attentional function.
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2016 Sep;233(18):3471
Department of Psychology and MRC/Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK.

Atomoxetine restores the response inhibition network in Parkinson's disease.
Brain 2016 Aug 24;139(Pt 8):2235-48. Epub 2016 Jun 24.
1 Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 0SZ, UK 2 Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, UK 4 Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK


Jumping the Gun: Mapping Neural Correlates of Waiting Impulsivity and Relevance Across Alcohol Misuse.
Biol Psychiatry 2016 Mar 12;79(6):499-507. Epub 2015 Jun 12.
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge; Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Cambridgeshire and Peterborough National Health Service Foundation Trust, Cambridge; National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Council, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Electronic address:


Fronto-striatal organization: Defining functional and microstructural substrates of behavioural flexibility.
Cortex 2016 Jan 18;74:118-33. Epub 2015 Nov 18.
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom; NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

The Novel μ-Opioid Receptor Antagonist GSK1521498 Decreases Both Alcohol Seeking and Drinking: Evidence from a New Preclinical Model of Alcohol Seeking.
Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 Dec 5;40(13):2981-92. Epub 2015 Jun 5.
Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

The continuous performance test (rCPT) for mice: a novel operant touchscreen test of attentional function.
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2015 Nov 29;232(21-22):3947-66. Epub 2015 Sep 29.
Department of Psychology and MRC/Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK.

Subthreshold depression and regional brain volumes in young community adolescents.
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2015 Oct 4;54(10):832-40. Epub 2015 Aug 4.
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), UMR 1000, Neuroimaging and Psychiatry Research Unit, Orsay, University Paris-Sud, Orsay, and University Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France; Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, Maison de Solenn, Cochin Hospital, Paris. Electronic address:

Role of Central Serotonin in Anticipation of Rewarding and Punishing Outcomes: Effects of Selective Amygdala or Orbitofrontal 5-HT Depletion.
Cereb Cortex 2015 Sep 30;25(9):3064-76. Epub 2014 May 30.
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3DY, UK.


Markers of serotonergic function in the orbitofrontal cortex and dorsal raphé nucleus predict individual variation in spatial-discrimination serial reversal learning.
Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 Jun 8;40(7):1619-30. Epub 2015 Jan 8.
1] Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK [2] Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.


Waiting Impulsivity: The Influence of Acute Methylphenidate and Feedback.
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2015 Jun 30;19(1). Epub 2015 Jun 30.
Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom (Dr Voon, Ms Chang-Webb, Ms Morris, Ms Cooper, Mr Sethi, Dr Baek, Dr Robbins, and Dr Harrison); Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (Dr Voon, Ms Morris, and Dr Robbins); Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom (Dr Voon); Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (Ms Morris and Dr Robbins); Department of Psychiatry, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, United Kingdom (Ms Cooper, Mr Sethi, and Dr Harrison); Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (Dr Grant); Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom (Dr Harrison); Sussex Partnership NHS Trust, Brighton, United Kingdom (Dr Harrison).


Functional neuroimaging of avoidance habits in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Am J Psychiatry 2015 Mar 19;172(3):284-93. Epub 2014 Dec 19.
From the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, and the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; the Department of Psychology at New York University, New York; South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Springhouse, Biggleswade Hospital, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom; the Department of Psychiatry, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; and the Postgraduate Medical School, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom.

Association between MAPT haplotype and memory function in patients with Parkinson's disease and healthy aging individuals.
Neurobiol Aging 2015 Mar 11;36(3):1519-28. Epub 2014 Dec 11.
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. Electronic address:

Dissociable rate-dependent effects of oral methylphenidate on impulsivity and D2/3 receptor availability in the striatum.
J Neurosci 2015 Mar;35(9):3747-55
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, and Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, United Kingdom

Ethanol impairment of spontaneous alternation behaviour and associated changes in medial prefrontal glutamatergic gene expression precede putative markers of dependence.
Pharmacol Biochem Behav 2015 Mar 2;132:63-70. Epub 2015 Mar 2.
University of Gothenburg, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Addiction Biology Unit, Gothenburg, Sweden; Beroendekliniken, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Iowa gambling task impairment in Parkinson's disease can be normalised by reduction of dopaminergic medication after subthalamic stimulation.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2015 Feb 23;86(2):186-90. Epub 2014 May 23.
Movement Disorder Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, CHU de Grenoble, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France INSERM, Unité 836, Grenoble Institut des Neurosciences, Grenoble, France.

Tryptophan Depletion Promotes Habitual over Goal-Directed Control of Appetitive Responding in Humans.
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2015 Feb 5;18(10):pyv013. Epub 2015 Feb 5.
Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience Institute (Drs Worbe, Fernandez-Egea, and Robbins), Department of Psychiatry (Drs Savulich and Fernandez-Egea), and Department of Psychology (Dr Robbins), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dr de Wit).

Neural and cognitive correlates of the common and specific variance across externalizing problems in young adolescence.
Am J Psychiatry 2014 Dec 31;171(12):1310-9. Epub 2014 Oct 31.
From the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Psychoeducation, University of Montreal, and CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital, Montreal; the Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience and the Department of Addictive Behaviour and Addiction Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany; the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington; the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London; the Institute of Neuroscience and Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin; University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Neurospin, Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission, Paris; the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charité Mitte, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin; the School of Psychology and the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K.; Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Braunschweig and Berlin, Germany; Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) Unit 1000, Imaging and Psychiatry, SHFJ CEA, University of Paris South, Orsay, France; AP-HP Department of Adolescent Psychopathology and Medicine, Maison de Solenn, University Paris Descartes, Paris; Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto; Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal; Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto; Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.; the Department of Psychiatry and the Neuroimaging Center, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany; and MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre, London.


Impaired limbic cortico-striatal structure and sustained visual attention in a rodent model of schizophrenia.
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2014 Oct 31;18(2). Epub 2014 Oct 31.
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA (Dr Barnes); Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge UK (Drs Sawiak, Caprioli, Jupp, Mar, Fletcher, Robbins, and Dalley); Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK (Drs Sawiak and Buonincontri); Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK (Drs Fletcher and Dalley); Manchester Pharmacy School, University of Manchester, UK (Drs Harte and Neill).


Oscillatory activity in the medial prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens correlates with impulsivity and reward outcome.
PLoS One 2014 21;9(10):e111300. Epub 2014 Oct 21.
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Personality, Attentional Biases towards Emotional Faces and Symptoms of Mental Disorders in an Adolescent Sample.
PLoS One 2015 5;10(6):e0128271. Epub 2015 Jun 5.
Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, United Kingdom; Department of Psychiatry, Université de Montreal, CHU Ste Justine Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Reduction in ventral striatal activity when anticipating a reward in depression and schizophrenia: a replicated cross-diagnostic finding.
Front Psychol 2015 26;6:1280. Epub 2015 Aug 26.
Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK ; Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust UK ; Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK.

Compulsivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder and addictions.
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2016 05 11;26(5):856-68. Epub 2015 Dec 11.
Academic Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; The Institute for Neuroscience, Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:






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