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Dissociation and other trauma symptomatology are linked to imbalance in the competing neurobehavioral decision systems. Basso, J. C., Satyal, M. K., McKee, K. L., Lynn, S., Gyamfi, D., & Bickel, W. K. (2024). Frontiers in Psychology, 14.

Assessing Human Spatial Navigation in a Virtual Space and its Sensitivity to Exercise. Smith AJ, Tasnim N, Psaras Z, Gyamfi D, Makani K, Suzuki WA, Basso JC. J Vis Exp. 2024 Jan 26;(203). doi: 10.3791/65332. PMID: 38345261.

Editorial: Effects of performing arts training on the brain, (socio)cognitive and motor functions across the lifespan. Kausel L, Basso JC, Grinspun N, Alain C.  Front Hum Neurosci. 2023 Dec 6;17:1342325. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2023.1342325. PMID: 38125714; PMCID: PMC10731360. 

Granular retrosplenial cortex layer 2/3 generates high-frequency oscillations coupled with hippocampal theta and gamma in online states or sharp-wave ripples in offline states. Arndt KC, Gilbert ET, Klaver LMF, Kim J, Buhler CM, Basso JC, McKenzie S, English DF. bioRxiv [Preprint]. 2023 Jul 11:2023.07.10.547981. doi: 10.1101/2023.07.10.547981. PMID: 37502984; PMCID: PMC10369913. 

Hippocampal sharp wave-ripple dynamics in NREM sleep encode motivation for anticipated physical activity. Buhler CM, Basso JC, English DF. bioRxiv [Preprint]. 2023 May 26:2023.03.14.532638. doi: 10.1101/2023.03.14.532638. PMID: 36993725; PMCID: PMC10055135. 


Examining neurobehavioral differences that support success in recovery from alcohol and other substance use disorders. Satyal MK, Basso JC, Wilding H, Athamneh LN, Bickel WK. J Subst Use Addict Treat. 2023 May;148:209007. doi: 10.1016/j.josat.2023.209007. Epub 2023 Mar 20. PMID: 36940778; PMCID: PMC10193587. 


Development and validation of the multidimensional impacts of movement scale (MIMS) for yoga, weightlifting, and running. Lynn S, Basso JC. Front Psychol. 2023 Mar 1;14:1078996. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1078996. PMID: 36935988; PMCID: PMC10014715. 


Effects of a Neuroscience-Based Mindfulness Meditation Program on Psychological Health: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Lynn S, Basso JC. JMIR Form Res. 2023 Jan 19;7:e40135. doi: 10.2196/40135. PMID: 36656631; PMCID: PMC9896358. 


Acutely enhancing affective state and social connection following an online dance intervention during the COVID-19 social isolation crisis. Humphries A, Tasnim N, Rugh R, Patrick M, Basso JC.  BMC Psychol. 2023 Jan 16;11(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s40359-022-01034-w. PMID: 36647172; PMCID: PMC9841492. 


Dispositional mindfulness and its relationship to exercise motivation and experience. Lynn S, Satyal MK, Smith AJ, Tasnim N, Gyamfi D, English DF, Suzuki WA, Basso JC. Front Sports Act Living. 2022 Nov 29;4:934657. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2022.934657. PMID: 36524058; PMCID: PMC9745059. 


Examining the Effect of Increased Aerobic Exercise in Moderately Fit Adults on Psychological State and Cognitive Function. Basso JC, Oberlin DJ, Satyal MK, O'Brien CE, Crosta C, Psaras Z, Metpally A, Suzuki WA. Front Hum Neurosci. 2022 Jul 12;16:833149. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2022.833149. PMID: 35903787; PMCID: PMC9317941. 


Healing minds, moving bodies: measuring the mental health effects of online dance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rugh R, Humphries A, Tasnim N, Basso JC (2022). Research in Dance Education, DOI: 10.1080/14647893.2022.2078297. 


The phenotype of recovery VI: The association between life-history strategies, delay discounting, and maladaptive health and financial behaviors among individuals in recovery from alcohol use disorders. Athamneh LN, Freitas-Lemos R, Basso JC, Keith DR, King MJ, Bickel WK.  Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2022 Jan;46(1):129-140. doi: 10.1111/acer.14747. Epub 2022 Jan 24. PMID: 35076945. 


Changes in temporal discounting, hedonic hunger, and food addiction during recovery from substance misuse. Basso JC, Satyal MK, Athamneh L, Bickel WK. Appetite. 2022 Feb 1;169:105834. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2021.105834. Epub 2021 Dec 3. PMID: 34871591; PMCID: PMC8790806. 

Temporal discounting as a candidate behavioral marker of obesity. Bickel WK, Freitas-Lemos R, Tomlinson DC, Craft WH, Keith DR, Athamneh LN, Basso JC, Epstein LH. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 Oct;129:307-329. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.07.035. Epub 2021 Aug 3. PMID: 34358579. 


A novel model of obesity prediction: Neurobehaviors as targets for treatment. Satyal MK, Basso JC, Tegge AN, Metpally AR, Bickel WK. Behav Neurosci. 2021 Jun;135(3):426-442. doi: 10.1037/bne0000385. PMID: 34264693; PMCID: PMC9955328. 


The phenotype of recovery V: Does delay discounting predict the perceived risk of relapse among individuals in recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders. Turner JK, Athamneh LN, Basso JC, Bickel WK. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2021 May;45(5):1100-1108. doi: 10.1111/acer.14600. Epub 2021 Apr 5. PMID: 33742491; PMCID: PMC8131233. 


Dance on the Brain: Enhancing Intra- and Inter-Brain Synchrony. Basso JC, Satyal MK, Rugh R. Front Hum Neurosci. 2021 Jan 7;14:584312. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2020.584312. PMID: 33505255; PMCID: PMC7832346. 


The phenotype of recovery II: The association between delay discounting, self-reported quality of life, and remission status among individuals in recovery from substance use disorders. Athamneh LN, Freitas Lemos R, Basso JC, Tomlinson DC, Craft WH, Stein MD, Bickel WK. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2022 Feb;30(1):59-72. doi: 10.1037/pha0000389. Epub 2020 Oct 1. PMID: 33001696; PMCID: PMC9843550. 


Reinforcer Pathology: Implications for Substance Abuse Intervention. Bickel WK, Athamneh LN, Snider SE, Craft WH, DeHart WB, Kaplan BA, Basso JC.  Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2020;47:139-162. doi: 10.1007/7854_2020_145. PMID: 32462615. 


Excessive discounting of delayed reinforcers as a trans-disease process: Update on the state of the science. Bickel WK, Athamneh LN, Basso JC, Mellis AM, DeHart WB, Craft WH, Pope D.  Curr Opin Psychol. 2019 Dec;30:59-64. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2019.01.005. Epub 2019 Feb 6. PMID: 30852411; PMCID: PMC6684865. 


Brief, daily meditation enhances attention, memory, mood, and emotional regulation in non-experienced meditators. Basso JC, McHale A, Ende V, Oberlin DJ, Suzuki WA.  Behav Brain Res. 2019 Jan 1;356:208-220. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2018.08.023. Epub 2018 Aug 25. PMID: 30153464. 


Using wheel availability to shape running behavior of the rat towards improved behavioral and neurobiological outcomes. Basso JC, Morrell JI. J Neurosci Methods. 2017 Oct 1;290:13-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Jul 15. PMID: 28720249. 


The Effects of Acute Exercise on Mood, Cognition, Neurophysiology, and Neurochemical Pathways: A Review. Basso JC, Suzuki WA. Brain Plast. 2017 Mar 28;2(2):127-152. doi: 10.3233/BPL-160040. PMID: 29765853; PMCID: PMC5928534. 


Acute Exercise Improves Prefrontal Cortex but not Hippocampal Function in Healthy Adults. Basso JC, Shang A, Elman M, Karmouta R, Suzuki WA.  J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2015 Nov;21(10):791-801. doi: 10.1017/S135561771500106X. PMID: 26581791. 


The medial prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens mediate the motivation for voluntary wheel running in the rat. Basso JC, Morrell JI. Behav Neurosci. 2015 Aug;129(4):457-72. doi: 10.1037/bne0000070. Epub 2015 Jun 8. PMID: 26052795. 

Prism adaptation for spatial neglect after stroke: translational practice gaps. Barrett AM, Goedert KM, Basso JC.  Nat Rev Neurol. 2012 Oct;8(10):567-77. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2012.170. Epub 2012 Aug 28. PMID: 22926312; PMCID: PMC3566983. 

Both high and low doses of cocaine derail normal maternal caregiving - lessons from the laboratory rat. Morrell JI, Basso JC, Pereira M. Front Psychiatry. 2011 May 30;2:30. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2011.00030. PMID: 21687771; PMCID: PMC3109508. 

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