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Bradford, D. E., Dev, A. S., DeFalco, A., Whittaker, F., Timpano, K. A. (in press). Increasing ecological validity in neuropsychopharmacology research on the relationship between alcohol use and uncertain stressors. Neuropsychopharmacology.

Kim, H.C., Kaplan, C.M., Islam, S., Anderson, A.S., Piper, M.E., Bradford, D.E., Curtin, J.J., DeYoung, K.A., Smith, J.F., Fox, A.S., Shackman, A.J. (in press) Acute nicotine abstinence amplifies subjective withdrawal symptoms and threat-evoked fear and anxiety, but not extended amygdala reactivity. Plos One.

Lewis, M.W., Bradford, D.E., Pace-Schott, E.F., Rauch, S.L., Rosso, I.M. (2023) Multiverse Analysis Demonstrates an Impact of Methodology on Results in a Study of Extinction Retention and PTSD. Psychophysiology, 00, e14263.

Morrris J., Abend, R., Zika, O., Bradford, D.E., Mertens, G. (2023) Neural and psychophysiological markers of intolerance of uncertainty. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 184, 94-99.


Bradford, D.E., DeFalco, A., Perkins, E.R., Carvajal, I., Kwasa, J., Goodman, F.R., Jackson, F., Richardson, L.N.S., Woodley, N., Neuberger, L., Sandoval, J.A., Huang, H.J., Joyner, K.J. (2022). Whose signals are being amplified? Towards a more equitable clinical psychophysiology. Clinical Psychological Science. PDF OSF

Victor, S., Schleider, J., Ammerman, B., Bradford, D.E., Devendorf, A., Gruber, J., Gunaydin, L., Hallion, L., Kaufman, E., Lewis, S., Stage, D L. (2022). Leveraging the Strengths of Psychologists with Lived Experience of Mental Illness. Perspectives on Psychological Science. PDF

Bradford, D.E., Shireman, J.M., Sant’Ana, S.J., Fronk, G.E., Curtin, J.J. (2022). Alcohol’s effects during uncertain and uncontrollable stressors in the laboratory. Clinical Psychological Science. PDF OSF

Goodman, F.R., Brown, B.A., Silva, G.M., Bradford, D.E., Tennen, H.A., Kashdan, T.B. (2022). Motivational underpinnings of alcohol use in people with social anxiety disorder: A daily diary study. Behavior Therapy.

Morriss, J., Bradford, D.E., Wake, S., Biagi, N.,Tanovic, E., Kaye, J.T., Joormann, D. (2022). Intolerance of uncertainty and physiological responses during instructed threat of shock: multi-lab investigation. Biological Psychology, 167.


Pavlov, Y. G., Adamian, N., Appelhoff, S … Bradford, D.E. … Mushtaq, F. (2021). #EEGManyLabs: Investigating the Replicability of Influential EEG Experiments. Cortex, 144, 213-229. PDF OSF


Rutherford, A.V., Tanovic, E., Bradford, D.E., & Joormann, J. (2020). Psychophysiological correlates of anxious apprehension: Trait worry is associated with startle response to threat. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 158, 136-142. PDF


Bradford, D.E., Fronk, G.E., Sant’Ana, S.J., Magruder, K.P., Kaye, J.T., Curtin, J.J. (2018). The need for precise answers for the goals of precision medicine in alcohol dependence to succeed. Neuropsychopharmacology, 43, 1799–1800. PDF

Lakens D., Adolfi F.G., Albers C.J. … Bradford D.E. …Zwaan R.A.(2018). Justify your alpha. Nature Human Behavior(2), 168-171. doi:10.1038/s41562-018-0311-x. PDF OSF

Hur, J., Kaplan, C.M., Smith, J.S., Bradford, D.E., Fox, A.S., Curtin, J.J., Shackman, A.J. (2018). Acute alcohol administration dampens threat-related activation in the central extended amygdala. Scientific Reports, 8,doi:10.1038/s41598-018-34987-3. PDF


Bradford, D.E., Motschman, C.A., Starr, M.J., Curtin, J.J. (2017). Alcohol’s effects on emotionally motivated attention, defensive reactivity, and subjective anxiety during uncertain threat. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(11), 1823–1832. doi:10.1093/scan/nsx095. PDF OSF

Moberg, C.A., Bradford, D.E., Kaye, J.T., Curtin, J.J. (2017). Increased startle potentiation to unpredictable stressors in alcohol dependence: Possible stress neuroadaptation in humans. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(4), 441-453.doi: 10.1037/abn0000265. PDF OSF

Kaye J.T., Bradford D.E., Magruder K.P., Curtin J.J. (2017). Probing for neuroadaptations to unpredictable stressors in addiction: translational methods and emerging evidence. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(3).353-371. doi: 10.15288/jsad.2017.78.353. PDF OSF


Kaye J.T., Bradford D.E., Curtin J.J.(2016). Psychometric properties of startle and corrugator response in NPU, Affective Picture Viewing, and Resting State Tasks. Psychophysiology, 53(8) PDF OSF


Bradford, D.E., Curtin, J.J., Piper, M.E. (2015). Anticipation of smoking sufficiently lowers stress reactivity for nicotine deprived smokers. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124(1), 128-136. doi:10.1037/abn0000007. PDF

Bradford, D.E., Starr, M.J., Shackman, A.J., Curtin, J. J. (2015). Empirically-based comparisons of the reliability and validity of common quantification approaches for eyeblink startle potentiation in humans. Psychophysiology,52(12), 1669-1681. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12545 PDF OSF

Green, C.S., Eichenbaum, A., Kattner, F., Bradford, D.E.,Gentile, D.A., Choo, H., Hsueh, V., Chen, H., Khoo, A. (2015). The role of game genres and the development of internet gaming disorder in school-aged children. Journal of Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation 4(3),doi:10.4172/2324-9005.1000141

Eichenbaum, A., Kattner, F.,Bradford, D.E., Gentile, D.A., Green, C.S. (2015). Role-playing and real-time strategy games associated with greater probability of internet gaming disorder. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking 18(8), 480-485. doi:10.1089/cyber.2015.0092


Bradford, D.E., Kaye, J.T., Curtin, J.J. (2014). Not just noise: Individual differences in general startle reactivity predict startle reactivity to uncertain and certain threat. Psychophysiology,51(5), 707-411. doi:10.1111/psyp.12193. PDF

Bradford, D.E., Magruder, K.P., Korhumel, R.A., Curtin, J.J. (2014). Using the threat probability task to assess anxiety and fear to uncertain and certain threat. Journal of Visualized Experiments(91). doi:10.3791/51905. PDF Video

Lissek, S., Bradford, D.E., Alvarez, R.P., Burton, P., Espensen-Sturges, T., Reynolds,R.C., and Grillon, C. (2014). Neural substrates of classically conditioned fear-generalization in humans: A parametric fMRI study. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9(8), 1134-1142. doi:10.1093/scan/nst096.


Bradford, D.E., Shapiro, B.L., Curtin, J.J. (2013). How bad could it be? Alcohol dampens stress responses to threat of uncertain intensity. Psychological Science, 24(12), 2541-2549. doi:10.1177/0956797613499923. PDF


Lissek, S., Rabin S., McDowell D., Dvir S., Bradford, D.E., Geraci, M., Pine, S., Grillon, C., (2009). Impaired discriminative fear-conditioning resulting from elevated fear-responding to learned safety cues among individuals with panic disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47(2), 111–118. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2008.10.017