Spencer C, Elton A, Dove S, Faulkner ML, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA. (2023) Naltrexone Engages a Brain Reward Network in the Presence of Reward-Predictive Distractor Stimuli in Males. Addiction Neuroscience (in press). PMCID in progress. Full text

Elton A, Allen JH, Yorke M, Khan F, Xu P, Boettiger CA. (2023) Sex Moderates Family History of Alcohol Use Disorder and Childhood Maltreatment Effects on an fMRI Stop-Signal Task. Human Brain Mapping 44:2436-2450. PMCID: PMC10028663. PubMed

Dannenhoffer CA, Gomez-A A, Macht VA, Jawad R, Sutherland B, Vetreno RP, Crews FT, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2022) Impact of adolescent intermittent ethanol exposure on interneurons and their surrounding perineuronal nets in adulthood. Alcoholism Clin Exp Res 32: in press. PMCID: PMC9117471. PubMed

Gomez-A A, Dannenhoffer CA, *Elton A, Lee SH, Ban W, Shih Y-Y, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2021) Altered cortico-subcortical network after adolescent alcohol exposure mediates behavioral deficits in flexible decision-making. Front Pharmacol 12:778884. PMCID: PMC8666507. PubMed

Elton A, Garbutt JC, Boettiger CA. (2021) Risk and Resilience for Alcohol Use Disorder Revealed in Brain Functional Connectivity. NeuroImage: Clin 32:102801. PMCID: PMC8416942. PubMed

Dannenhoffer CA, *Robertson MM, Macht VA, Mooney SM, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2021) Chronic Alcohol Exposure during Critical Developmental Periods Differentially Impacts Persistence of Deficits in Cognitive Flexibility and Related Circuitry. Internat Rev Neurobiol 161:117-173 PMCID: PMC8674885. PubMed

Elton A, Allen JH, Yorke M, Khan F, Lin Q, Boettiger CA. (2021) High Trait Attention Promotes Resilience and Reduces Binge Drinking among College Students with a Family History of Alcohol Use Disorder. Front Psychiatr 12:672863. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.672863. PMCID: PMC8155514. PubMed

Elton A, Faulkner ML, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA. (2021) Acute Depletion of Dopamine Precursors in the Human Brain: Effects on Functional Connectivity and Alcohol Attentional Bias. Neuropsychopharmacol 46:1421-1431. PMCID: PMC8209208. authors contributed equally PubMed

McKim TH, Dove S, Robinson DL, Fröhlich F, Boettiger CA. (2020) Addiction History Moderates the Effect of Alpha Frequency Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (α-tACS) of the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex on Habitual Action Selection in Humans. J Neurophysiol125:768-780 PMCID: PMC7988748. PubMed

Robertson MM, Furlong S, Voytek B, Donoghue T, Boettiger CA, Sheridan MA. (2019) EEG
Power Spectral Slope differs by ADHD status and stimulant medication exposure in
early childhood. J Neurophysiol 122:2427-2437. PubMed

Sey N, Gómez-A A, Madayag A, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2019) Adolescent Intermittent Ethanol Impairs Behavioral Flexibility in a Rat Foraging Task in Adulthood. Behav Brain Res 373:112085 PubMed

Stringfield SJ, Madayag AC, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2019) Sex Differences in Nicotine-Enhanced Conditioned Approach in Rats. Biol Sex Diff 10:37.  PubMed

Clayton MG, Giletta M, Boettiger CA, Prinstein MJ. (2019) Determinants of excessive reassurance-seeking: Adolescents’ internalized distress, friendship conflict, and behavioral inhibition as prospective predictors. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. (in press) PubMed

Elton A, Chanon VW, Boettiger CA. (2019) Multivariate Pattern Analysis of the Neural Correlates of Smoking Cue Attentional Bias. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 180:1-10.PMCID: PMC6529249. PubMed

Elton A, Dove S, Spencer C, Robinson DL Boettiger CA. (2019) Naltrexone acutely enhances functional connectivity between the ventromedial prefrontal cortex and a left frontoparietal network. Alcoholism Clin Exp Res 43:965-978. PMCID: PMC6528472. PubMed

Fiorenza AM, Shnitko TA, Sullivan KM, Vemuru SR, Gomez-A A, Esaki JY, Boettiger CA, Da Cunha C, Robinson DL. (2018) Ethanol exposure history and alcoholic reward differentially alter dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens to a reward-predictive cue. Alcoholism Clin Exp Res 42:1051-1061 PMCID: PMC5984156. PubMed

Stringfield SJ, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2018) Nicotine-enhanced Pavlovian conditioned approach is resistant to manipulation of expected outcome. Behav Brain Res 343:16-20. PMCID: PMC5833299. PubMed

Elton A, Smith CT, Parrish MH, Boettiger CA. (2017) Sex-dependent effects of COMT Val158Met polymorphism on fMRI measures of brain function. Front Hum Neurosci. 11:578. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00578. PubMed

Madayag AC, Stringfield SJ, Reissner KJ, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2017) Sex and Adolescent Ethanol Exposure Influence Pavlovian Conditioned Approach. Alcoholism Clin Exp Res 41:846-856. PubMed

Elton A, Smith CT, Parrish MH, Boettiger CA. (2017) Neural systems underlying individual differences in intertemporal decision making. J Cognitive Neurosci 29:467-479. PubMed pdf

McKim TH, Bauer DJ, Boettiger CA (2016) A history of addiction is associated with a propensity to form habits. J Cognitive Neurosci. 28:1024-1038. PubMed pdf

Shnitko TA, Taylor SC, Stringfield SJ, Zandy SL, Cofresí RU, Doherty JM, Lynch W, Boettiger CA, Gonzales RA, Robinson DL (2016) Acute Phenylalanine/Tyrosine Depletion of Phasic Dopamine in the Rat Brain. Psychopharmacology 233:2045-2054. PubMed

McKim TH, Shnitko TA, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA (2016) Translational Research on Habit and Alcohol. Curr Addict Rep.3:37-49. PubMed pdf

Smith CT, Wallace DL, Dang LC, Aarts E, Jagust WJ, D’Esposito M, Boettiger CA (2016) Modulation of Impulsivity and Reward Sensitivity in Intertemporal Choice by Striatal and Midbrain Dopamine Synthesis in Healthy Adults. J Neurophysiol 115:1146-1156. PubMed pdf

Smith CT, Steel EA, Parrish MH, Kelm MK, Boettiger CA. (2015) Intertemporal Choice Behavior in Emerging Adults and Adults: Effects of Age Interact with Alcohol Use and Family History Status. Front Hum Neurosci 9:627. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00627 PubMed pdf

Kelm MK, Boettiger CA. (2015) Age Moderates the Effect of Acute Dopamine Depletion on Passive Avoidance Learning. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 131:57-63. PubMed pdf

Smith CT, Sierra Y, Oppler HS, Boettiger CA (2014) Ovarian Cycle Effects on Immediate Reward Selection Bias in Humans: A Role for Estradiol. J Neurosci 34:5468-5476. PubMed pdf

Swift-Scanlan T, Smith CT, Bardowell SA, Boettiger CA (2014) Comprehensive interrogation of CpG islands in the gene encoding COMT, a key estrogen and catecholamine regulator. BMC Medical Genomics 7:5. PubMed pdf

Leeman RF, Bogart D, Fucito LM, Boettiger CA (2014) “Killing Two Birds with One Stone”: Alcohol Use Reduction Interventions with Potential Efficacy at Enhancing Self-control. Curr Addiction Rep 1:41-52. PubMed pdf

Smith CT, Swift-Scanlan T, Boettiger CA (2014) Genetic polymorphisms regulating dopamine signaling in the frontal cortex interact to affect target detection under high working memory load. J Cognitive Neurosci 26:395-407. PubMed pdf

Kelm MK, Boettiger CA (2013) Effects of Acute Dopamine Precusor Depletion on Immediate Reward Selection Bias and Working Memory Depend on Catechol-O-methyltransferase Genotype. J Cognitive Neurosci 12:2061-2071. PubMed pdf

Verde AR, Berger J-B, Gupta A, Farzinfar M, Kaiser A, Chanon VW, Boettiger C, Johnson H, Matsui J, Sharma A, Goodlett C, Shi Y, Zhu H, Gerig G, Gouttard S, Vachet C, Styner M (2013) UNC-Utah NA-MIC DTI framework: atlas based fiber tract analysis with application to a study of nicotine smoking addiction. SPIE Medical Imaging, pp: 86692D-86692D-8. PubMed pdf

Smith CS, Boettiger CA (2012) Age modulates the effect of COMT genotype on delay discounting behavior. Psychopharmacology 222:609-617. PubMed pdf

Altamirano LJ, Fields HL, D’Esposito M, Boettiger CA (2011) Interaction Between Family History of Alcoholism and Locus of Control in the Opioid Regulation of Impulsive Responding under the Influence of Alcohol. Alcoholism Clin Exp Res 35:1905-1914. PubMed  pdf

Chanon VW, Sours CR, Boettiger CA (2010) Attentional bias toward cigarette cues in active smokers. Psychopharmacology 212:309-320. PubMed  pdf

Boettiger CA, Kelley, EA, Mitchell JM, D’Esposito M, Fields HL. Now or Later? (2009) An fMRI study of the effects of endogenous opioid blockade on a decision-making network. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 93:291-299.  PubMed pdf

Crews FT, Boettiger CA (2009) Impulsivity, Frontal Lobes and Risk for Addiction. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 93:237-247. PubMed pdf

Boettiger CA, Mitchell JM, Tavares VC, D’Esposito M, Fields HL. (2007) Immediate reward bias in humans: fronto-parietal networks and a role for the catechol-O-methyltransferase 158(Val/Val) genotype. J Neurosci. 27:14383-14391. PubMed pdf

Mitchell JM, Tavares VC, Fields HL, D’Esposito M, Boettiger CA. (2007) Endogenous opioid blockade and impulsive responding in alcoholics and healthy controls. Neuropsychopharmacology. 32:439-449. PubMed pdf

Mitchell JM, Fields HL, D’Esposito M, Boettiger CA. (2005) Impulsive responding in alcoholics. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2912:2158-2169. PubMed pdf

Boettiger CA, D’Esposito M. (2005) Frontal networks for learning and executing arbitrary stimulus-response associations. J Neurosci, 25:2723-2732. PubMed pdf


Gomez-A A, Dannenhoffer CA, *Sey N, Shih Y-Y, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2019) Behavioral inflexibility in adulthood following adolescent intermittent ethanol (AIE) exposure. Res Soc Alcoholism: 42.

Robertson MM, Furlong S, Voytek B, Boettiger CA, Sheridan MA (2019) Elevated slope of the EEG power spectrum: a novel biomarker for ADHD in childhood. Cognitive Neurosci Soc 26.

Sey N, Gómez-A A, Madayag A, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2019) Adolescent Intermittent Ethanol Impairs Behavioral Flexibility in a Rat Foraging Task in Adulthood. Cognitive Neurosci Soc 26.

Faulkner ML, Paulson A, Harvey L, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA. (2018) Adolescent and Current Binge Drinking Predict Changes in Attentional Bias to Alcohol Related Cues After Acute Dopamine Depletion in Male Social Drinkers. ACNP.

Gomez-A A, Sey N, Shih Y-Y, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL. (2018) Adolescent intermittent ethanol impairs behavioral flexibility in rats. Soc Neurosci: 48.

Dove S, McKim TH, Robinson DL, Frohlich F, Boettiger CA (2018) Interacting Effects of Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) and Addiction History on Habitual Responding. Carolina Neurostimulation Conference

Spencer C, Elton A, Dove S, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA. (2018) Effects of Naltrexone on the Neural Correlates of Reward Bias. Research Soc Alcoholism: 41.

Dove S, Elton A, Spencer C, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA. (2018) Effects of Naltrexone on Attentional Bias Depend on Baseline Behavior. Research Soc Alcoholism: 41.

Sey N, Gomez-A Alexander, Boettiger CA, Robinson DL (2018) Adolescent intermittent ethanol impairs stimulus-cued foraging behavioral flexibility in female rats. Research Soc Alcoholism: 41.

Faulkner ML, *Paulson A, *Harvey L, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA. (2017) Acute Dopamine Depletion Alters the Functional Connectivity of the VTA and Prefrontal Cortex in Male Social Drinkers. Soc Neurosci: 47.

Guo G, *Dove SD, *McKim TH, *Elton EA, Boettiger CA (2017) Testing perseverative responding as a metric of habitual behavior across paradigms. Soc Neurosci: 47.

Lee-Nakayama B, Linthicum K, Boettiger CA, Miller AB, Prinstein MJ (2017) Sustained Inhibitory Control as a Prospective Predictor of Health Risk Behaviors Among Some, But Not All Adolescents. Soc Res Human Devel 2017.

Faulkner ML, Powell MZ, Fare C, Robinson DL, Boettiger CA. (2016) Association between reward sensitivity and adolescent binge drinking in moderate and heavy social drinkers. Research Soc Alcoholism: 39.

McKim TH, Guo G, Oppler SH, Menceloglu M, Parrish M, Smith CT, Gates K, Boettiger CA (2016) Predicting subgroup classification based on brain connectivity in a heterogenous sample of alcohol drinkers using GIMME. Research Soc Alcoholism: 39.

McKim TH, Dove S, Khan A, Witherspoon B, Doudnikoff  A, Seetaram D, Sedano K, Boettiger CA (2015) The transition to habitual behavior is dependent upon stress timing of the socially evaluated cold pressor stress and gender in healthy controls. Advances in the Science of Habits Conference.

McKim TH, Dove S, Khan A, Witherspoon B, Boettiger CA (2015) Socially evaluated cold pressor stress renders stimulus-response associations habitual after response devaluation in healthy controls. Cognitive Neurosci Soc 22: in press.

Parrish MH, Smith CT, Menceloglu M, Oppler HS, Boettiger CA (2014) Family history of alcohol use disorder and large-scale intrinsic network connectivity in adulthood. Soc Neurosci: 44:619.05.

Faulkner ML, Baldner CS, Marsan S, Boettiger CA (2014) Increased attentional blink for alcohol related images in heavy binge drinking males compared to moderate social drinking males. Research Soc Alcoholism: 38.

McKim TH, Garbutt JC, Boettiger CA (2014) Predicting treatment outcomes in alcohol use disorders based on pre-treatment drinking patterns. Research Soc Alcoholism: 38.

Smith CT, Chanon VW, Kelm MK, Cerciello ER, Parrish MH, Garbutt JC, Kampov-Polevoy AB, Boettiger CA (2014) Attentional bias to alcohol cues changes in tandem with drinking during treatment: association with brain activity in a putative visual bias circuit. Research Soc Alcoholism: 38.

Verde AR, Chanon VW, Ahn M, Cerciello E, Zhu H, Styner MA, Boettiger CA (2014) White matter microstructure abnormalities in the fornix and cingulum of cigarette smokers. Org Hum Brain Mapping: 20.

Chanon VW, Boettiger CA (2012) Neural correlates of attentional hold on smoking cues in active smokers. Soc Neurosci: 38.

Kelm MK, Boettiger CA (2012) Investigating the role of serotonin in impulsive choice with tryptophan depletion. Research Soc Alcoholism: 35.

Smith CT, Boettiger CA (2012) n-back performance moderates the positive relationship between trait impulsivity and immediate reward bias in adults: potentiation by heavy alcohol use. Soc Neurosci: 38.

Chanon VW, Kalka LS, Gillen CJ, Kampov-Polevoy AB, Garbutt JC, Boettiger CA (2011) Alcohol attentional bias in treatment-seeking alcoholics: treatment effects and moderation by family history. Soc Neurosci 37.

Chanon VW, Boettiger CA (2011) CHRNA4 genotype effects on the neural correlates of attentional bias toward cigarette cues. Cognitive Neuroscience Society 18 (Slide presentation).

Chanon VW, Smith CT, Kalka LS, Kampov-Polevoy AB, Garbutt JC, Boettiger CA (2010) Effects of naltrexone on alcohol attentional bias and delay discounting: a pilot study. Research Society on Alcoholism 33.

Kelm MK, Kampov-Polevoy AB, Gillen CJ, Kalka LS, Garbutt JC, Boettiger CA (2010) Prediction of problem drinking in young adults: the role of sweet liking, novelty seeking, and impulsive decision making. Research Society on Alcoholism 33 (Slide presentation).

Boettiger CA, Singer AC, Sun FT, D’Esposito M (2004) Identifying Frontal Networks For Replacing Well-Established Response Associations. Soc Neurosci 30:254.10.

Boettiger CA, Singer AC, Sun FT, Zuniga E, D’Esposito M (2004) Prefrontal-premotor interactions during reversal learning. Cognitive Neurosci Soc 11:201.

Boettiger CA, D’Esposito M (2003) Cross-session stability of prefrontal-premotor circuitry for learning arbitrary conditional visuomotor associations. Soc Neurosci 29:662.5.