Scientific Papers

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Sharot, T., Kanai, R., Marston, D., Korn, C., Rees, G. & Dolan, R.J. (2012) Selectively Altering Belief Formation in the Human Brain. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences (in press).

Sharot, T. Fleming S. M., Koster R. Yu, X., Dolan R.J. Is choice-induced preference change long lasting? Psychological Science (in press).

Sharot T., Guitart-Masip M., Korn C.W, Chowdhury R., Dolan R.J. (2012) How Dopamine Enhances an Optimism Bias in Humans. Current Biology, Vol 22 (16).]

Guitart-Masip M., Chowdhury R., Sharot T., Dayan P., Duzel E., & Dolan R. J. (2012) Action controls dopaminergic enhancement of reward representations. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences , 109 (19), 7511–751
Sharot, T. The Optimism Bias (2011). Current Biology. 21 (23).

Sharot, T. Korn, C. Dolan, R. J. (2011) How unrealistic optimism is maintained in the face of reality. Nature Neuroscience. 14(11):1475-9.

Edelson, M.  Sharot, T. Dolan, R. J. Dudai, Y.  (2011) Following the crowd: Brain Substrates of Long-Term Memory Conformity. Science .333(6038):108-11

Sharot, T. C.M. Velasquez, Dolan, R. J. (2010) Do decisions shape preference? Evidence from blind choice. Psychological Science 9, 1231-5.

Sharot, T. Shiner, T. Dolan, R. J. (2010) Experience and Choice Shape Expected Aversive Outcome. Journal of Neuroscience 30 (27), 9209 -15.

Sharot, T. Shiner, T. Brown, A.C. Fan, J. Dolan, R. J. (2009) Dopamine Enhances Expectation of Pleasure in Humans. Current Biology 24 (19), 2077-1080.

Sharot, T. De Martino, B. Dolan, R (2009) How Choice Reveals and Shapes Expected Hedonic Reaction. Journal of Neuroscience. 29 (12), 3760-5.

Phelps, E.A. Sharot, T. (2008) How (and Why) Emotion Enhances the Subjective Sense of Recollection. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 17 (2), 147-152.

Sharot, T. Yonelinas A.P. (2008). Differential time-dependent effects of emotion on the recollective experience and memory for contextual information. Cognition. 106 (1), 538 - 547.

Sharot, T. Matthew L. Davidson, Meredith M. Carson, Phelps, E.A. (2008) Eye Movements Predict Recollective Experience. Public Library of Science, One. 3(8):e2884.

Sharot, T. Riccardi, M.A. Raio, C. M. Phelps, E.A. (2007) Neural Mechanisms Mediating Optimism Bias. Nature. 450 (7166), 102 - 105

Sharot, T. Verfaellie, M. Yonelinas A.P. (2007). How Emotion Strengthens the Recollective Experience: A Time-Dependent Hippocampal. Process. Public Library of Science, One. 2 (10), e1068.

Sharot, T. Martorella, E.A. Delgado, M.R. Phelps, E.A. (2007). How personal experience modulates the neural circuitry of memories of September 11. Proceedings of the National Academyof Sciences: USA. 1 (104), 389-394.

Sharot, T. Delgado, M.R. Phelps, E.A. (2004). How emotion enhances the feeling of remembering. Nature Neuroscience. 7 (12), 1376 – 1380.

Sharot, T. Phelps, E.A. (2004). How Emotional Arousal Modulates Memory: Disentangling the Effects of Attention and Retention. Cognitive Affective Behavioral Neuroscience. 4 (3), 294-306