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Ahmad Hariri, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Affiliate of Center for Child and Family Policy and Member of the Center for Brain Imaging and Analysis

Ahmad Hariri

Research Summary:
Integrating psychology, neuroimaging, pharmacology and molecular genetics in the search for biological pathways mediating individual differences in behavior and related risk for psychopathology.


Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Systems and Integrative Neuroscience
Clinical Psychology

Representative Publications:   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. JL Hanson, AR Hariri and DE Williamson (2015). Blunted Ventral Striatum Development in Adolescence Reflects Emotional Neglect and Predicts Depressive Symptoms. Biological Psychiatry, 78(9), 598-605. [doi]
  2. AR Hariri and A Holmes (2015). Finding translation in stress research. Nature Neuroscience, 18(10), 1347-1352. [doi]
  3. NS Corral-Frías, YS Nikolova, LJ Michalski, DA Baranger, AR Hariri and R Bogdan (2015). Stress-related anhedonia is associated with ventral striatum reactivity to reward and transdiagnostic psychiatric symptomatology.. Psychological medicine, 45(12), 2605-2617. [doi]  [abs]
  4. MA Scult, JW Trampush, F Zheng, ED Conley, T Lencz, AK Malhotra, D Dickinson, DR Weinberger and AR Hariri (2015). A Common Polymorphism in SCN2A Predicts General Cognitive Ability through Effects on PFC Physiology. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(9), 1766-1774. [doi]
  5. EC Nelson, A Agrawal, AC Heath, R Bogdan, R Sherva, B Zhang, R Al-Hasani, MR Bruchas, YL Chou, CH Demers, CE Carey, ED Conley, AK Fakira, LA Farrer, A Goate, S Gordon, AK Henders, V Hesselbrock, M Kapoor, MT Lynskey, PA Madden, JA Moron, JP Rice, NL Saccone, SG Schwab, FL Shand, AA Todorov, L Wallace, T Wang, NR Wray, X Zhou, L Degenhardt, NG Martin, AR Hariri, HR Kranzler, J Gelernter, LJ Bierut, DJ Clark and GW Montgomery (2015). Evidence of CNIH3 involvement in opioid dependence.. Molecular psychiatry. [doi]  [abs]

Courses (Fall 2015):

  • Psy 277.01, Inside the disordered brain Synopsis
    Soc/psych 130, WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Psy 990.02, Special readings Synopsis
    Tba, WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
Postdocs Mentored

  • Johnna Swartz (2013/12-present)  
  • F Caroline Davis (2012-2013)  
  • Fredrik Ahs (2010-2013)  
  • Ryan Bogdan (2010 - 2012)  
  • Justin Carre (2010 - 2011)  
  • Jared Minkel (2010 - 2011)  
  • Kristin McNealy (2009 - 2011)  

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