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

Ahmad Hariri
Contact Info:
Office Location:  417 Chapel Drive, 317 Soc/psyc, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 681-8408
Email Address:   send me a message
Web Page:   http://www.haririlab.com/

Teaching (Spring 2018):


Ph.D.University of California at Los Angeles2000
M.S.University of Maryland, College Park1997
B.S.University of Maryland, College Park1994

Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Systems and Integrative Neuroscience
Clinical Psychology
Research Interests:

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


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Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Scult, MA; Hariri, AR (2018). A brief introduction to the neurogenetics of cognition-emotion interactions. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 19, 50-54. [doi]
  2. Swartz, JR; Knodt, AR; Radtke, SR; Hariri, AR (2018). Post-secondary maternal education buffers against neural risk for psychological vulnerability to future life stress. Neuropsychologia, 109, 134-139. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Dotterer, HL; Waller, R; Neumann, CS; Shaw, DS; Forbes, EE; Hariri, AR; Hyde, LW (2017). Examining the Factor Structure of the Self-Report of Psychopathy Short-Form Across Four Young Adult Samples. Assessment, 24(8), 1062-1079. [doi]
  4. Kim, MJ; Avinun, R; Knodt, AR; Radtke, SR; Hariri, AR (2017). Neurogenetic plasticity and sex influence the link between corticolimbic structural connectivity and trait anxiety. Scientific Reports, 7(1). [doi]
  5. Schaefer, JD; Scult, MA; Caspi, A; Arseneault, L; Belsky, DW; Hariri, AR; Harrington, H; Houts, R; Ramrakha, S; Poulton, R; Moffitt, TE (2017). Is low cognitive functioning a predictor or consequence of major depressive disorder? A test in two longitudinal birth cohorts.. Development and Psychopathology, 1-15. [doi]  [abs]