Ian D. Roberts


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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Roberts, I.D. & Hutcherson, C.A. (2019). Affect and decision making: Insights and predictions from computational models. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23, 602-614.

DDM

Roberts, I.D., Teoh, Y.Y., & Hutcherson, C.A. (2019). Oxytocin and the altruistic “Goldilocks zone”. [News & Views] Nature Neuroscience, 22, 510.


Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., & Way, B.M. (2019). Acetaminophen influences social and economic trust. Scientific Reports, 9, 1-10.

Tylenol & Trust

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., Cheavens, J.S., Campo, J., & Way, B.M. (2017). Acetaminophen reduces distrust in individuals with borderline personality features. Clinical Psychological Science, 6, 145-154.

Media: [NPR] [CBC News] [Healthline]

Borderline Personality Traits & Trust

Hackel, L.M., Larson, G.M., Bowen, J.D., Ehrlich, G.A., Mann, T.C., Middlewood, B., Roberts, I.D., Eylink, J., Fetterolf, J.C., Gonzalez, F., Garrido, C.O., Kim, J., O’Brien, T., O’Malley, E.E., Mesquita, B., & Barrett, L.F. (2016). On the neural implausibility of the modular mind: Evidence for distributed construction dissolves boundaries between perception, cognition, and emotion. [commentary] Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, 34-36.


Liu, Z., Li, L., Zheng, L., Hu, Z., Roberts, I.D., Guo, X., & Yang, G. (2016). The neural basis of regret and relief during a sequential risk-taking task. Neuroscience, 327 (7), 136-145.


Zheng, L., Zhang, F., Wei, C., Xu, J., Wang, Q., Zhu, L., Roberts, I.D., and Guo, X. (2016). Decreased empathic responses to the ‘lucky guy’ in love: The effect of intrasexual competition. Frontiers in Psychology. 7:660. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00660


Roberts, I.D. & Way, B.W. (2014). Using ‘hug drugs’ to understand affiliative behavior: The value of the social neurochemistry perspective. Commentary on: ‘Ecstasy’ as a social drug: MDMA preferentially affects responses to emotional stimuli with social content by Wardle, Kirkpatrick, and de Wit (2014). Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 9 (8), 1053-1054.

Other Publications

Seifert, L.S., & Roberts, I.D. (2011). Alienation hurts, but why? PsycCRITIQUES, 56 (33).

Seifert, L.S., & Roberts, I.D. (2010). Strictly street art. PsycCRITIQUES, 55 (42).

Seifert, L.S., & Roberts, I.D. (2010). Self-regulation in miracles and tragedies. PsycCRITIQUES, 55 (36).


Presentations

Roberts, I.D., HajiHosseini, A., & Hutcherson, C. (2019). Choosing sadness: How people compute the value of emotions. Presented at the Social Affective Neuroscience Society annual conference, Miami, FL.

Roberts, I.D. & Hutcherson, C. (2019). Computational model of the valuation of affective states. Presented at the Society for Affective Science, Boston, MA.

Roberts, I.D., Tusche, A., & Hutcherson, C. (2018). First-order beliefs are encoded in "Theory of Mind" brain regions during altruistic choice. Presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics, Philadelphia, PA, 10/07/18.

Roberts, I.D., Tusche, A., & Hutcherson, C. (2018). Brain regions associated with "Theory of Mind" encode first-order beliefs during altruistic choice. Presented at Social Affective Neuroscience Society annual conference, Brooklyn, NY, 05/04/18.

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., Stillman, P.E., Cunningham, W.A. & Way, B.M. (2017). Acetaminophen reduces the effects of social expectations on economic decision-making via dampened affect. Presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society annual conference, 03/18/17.

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., Lee, M.A., & Way, B.M. (2017). Acetaminophen’s behavioral and emotional effects depend on subjective construal. Presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., & Way, B.M. (2016). Acetaminophen blunts the effect of social expectations on economic decision-making. Presented at the Ohio State University Institute of Behavioral Medicine Research (IBMR) Research Day, Columbus, OH, 04/05/16.*

*Presentation evaluated by conference judges and awarded Best Clinical Poster out 26 posters ($250 travel award)

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., & Way, B.M. (2016). Social expectations reverse the effects of acetaminophen on economic decision-making. Presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA, 01/29/16.

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., & Way, B.M. (2015). Social expectations reverse the effects of acetaminophen on economic decision-making. Presented at the 13th annual Society for Neuroeconomics conference, Miami, FL, 09/27/15.*

*Selected by conference committee out of 125 posters for Featured Spotlight Presentation

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., Cheavens, J.S., & Way, B.M. (2015). Acetaminophen and social decision-making: Evidence for the social neurochemistry perspective. Presented at the Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, 04/30/15.

Roberts, I.D., Krajbich, I., Cheavens, J.S., & Way, B.M. (2015). Acetaminophen increases trust behavior in individuals with high features of borderline personality. Presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA, 02/27/15.

Roberts, I.D. (2015). Psychological expectations reverse the effects of acetaminophen on social economic decision-making. Presented at the 29th Annual Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, Columbus, OH, 02/20/15.*

*Awarded 1st place in university-wide competition ($600)

Roberts, I.D. & Way, B.M. (2014). Acetaminophen dampens social pain but not conflict detection: A test of the neural alarm system hypothesis. Presented at the Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, 05/02/14.

Mischkowski, D., Roberts, I.D., Welker, K.M., Malarkey, W.B., DeWall, C.N., & Way, B.M. (2014). Acetaminophen increases aggressive behavior via reductions in empathy. Presented at the Ohio State University Institute of Behavioral Medicine Research (IBMR) Research Day, Columbus, OH, 04/22/14.

Roberts, I.D., Mischkowski, D., Malarkey, W.B., & Way, B.M. (2014). Acetaminophen’s effects on social pain are a function of personality and social context. Presented at the Ohio State University Institute of Behavioral Medicine Research (IBMR) Research Day, Columbus, OH, 04/22/14.

Roberts, I.D. & Way, B.M. (2014). Acetaminophen reduces social pain independent of conflict-detection processes: A test of the neural alarm system hypothesis. Presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX, 02/14/14.

Roberts, I.D., DeMaria, S.F., & Way, B.M. (2013). Anger in response to social exclusion is influenced by variation in the monoamine oxidase-A gene. Presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA, 01/17/13.

Roberts, I.D. & de Oliviera, E. (2010). Differences in paternal and maternal emotionality: Empathy, facial expression processing, and stress. Presented at the 24th Annual Ohio Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Columbus, OH, 04/17/10.

Roberts, I.D. (2010). Differences in paternal and maternal emotionality. Presented at the Second Annual Malone University Undergraduate Research Symposium: A Festival of Student Achievement, Canton, OH, 04/07/10.





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