Silton, R.L., Kahrilas, I.J., Skymba, H.V., Smith, J., Bryant, F.B., & Heller, W. (in press). Regulating positive emotions: Implications for promoting well-being in individuals with depression. Emotion.

Stockdale, L., Morrison, R.G., & Silton, R.L. (in press). The influence of stimulus valence on perceptual processing of facial expressions and subsequent response inhibition. Psychophysiology.

Egbert, A. H., Bohnert, A. M., Bates, C. R., Loren, D. M., Creber, C., Rosania, K. A., Ward, A.K., Dugas, L. & Silton, R.L. (2019). The heat is on: A mixed-method examination of eating behavior and executive functions among low income minority girls during summertime. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 39, 625-641.


Papadakis, J.L., Fuller, A.K., Brewer, S. K., Silton, R.L., & Santiago, C.D. (2018). A daily diary study of executive functions, coping, and mood among low-income Latino adolescents. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 38, 824-848. read on ResearchGate

Popov, T., Westner, B.U., Silton, R.L., Sass, S.M., Spielberg, J.M., Rockstroh, B., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2018). Time course of brain network reconfiguration supporting inhibitory control. Journal of Neuroscience, 2639-17.

Zuckerman, R., Silton, R.L., Tu, F.F., Eng, J.S., & Hellman, K.M. (2018). Somatic symptoms in women with dysmenorrhea and non-cylic pelvic pain. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 1 - 9.


Bohnert, A., Bates, C., Heard, A., Burdette, K., Ward, A., Silton, R.L., & Dugas, L. (2017). Improving urban minority girls' health via community summer programming. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 4, 1237-1245.

Stockdale, L., Morrison, R.G., Polumbo, R., Garbarino, J., & Silton, R.L. (2017). Cool, callous and in control: Chronic violent video game play facilities response inhibition in the context of emotional distractors. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 1869–1880. read here (open access)

Szekely, A., Silton, R.L., Heller, W., Miller, G.A., & Mohanty, A. (2017). Differential functional connectivity of rostral anterior cingulate cortex during emotional inference. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 476 – 486. read on PubMed


Bates, C., Bohnert, A., Ward, A., Burdette, K., Kliethermes, S., Welch, S.B., Silton, R.L., & Dugas, L. (2016) Sleep is in for summer: Patterns of sleep and physical activity in urban minority girls. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsw009 read on ResearchGate


Stockdale, L.A., Morrison, R.G., Kmeick, M.J., Garbarino, J. & Silton, R.L. (2015). Emotionally anesthetized: Media violence exposure induces changes during emotional face processing. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 10 (10): 1373-1382. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsv025 read here (open access)


Bohnert, A., Ward, A., Burdette, K., Silton, R.L., & Dugas, L (2014). An interdisciplinary evaluation of a community-based summertime program targeting obesogenic behaviors of low-income, ethnic minority girls. New Directions for Youth Development, 143, 133 – 150. doi: : 10.1002/yd.20107 read on ResearchGate

Fisher, J.E., Miller, G.A., Sass, S.M., Silton, R.L., Edgar, J.C., Stewart, J.L., Zhou, J., & Heller, W. (2014). Neural correlates of suspiciousness and interactions with anxiety during emotional and neutral word processing. Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology5:596. doi: : 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00596

Rainey, V. R., Flores, V., Morrison, R. G., David, E. J. R., & Silton, R. L. (2014). Mental health risk factors associated with childhood language brokering. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 35, 463 – 478. read on ResearchGate

Sass, S.M., Heller, W., Fisher, J.E., Silton, R.L., Stewart, J.L., Crocker, L.D., J. Christopher Edgar, Mimnaugh, K.J., & Miller, G.A. (2014). Electrophysiological evidence of the time course of attentional bias in nonpatients reporting symptoms of depression with and without co-occurring anxiety. Frontiers in Psychology, Personality Science and Individual Differences,5:301. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00301 read on ResearchGate


Spielberg, J. M., Heller, W., Silton, R. L., Stewart, J. L., & Miller, G. A. (2011). Approach and avoidance profiles distinguish dimensions of anxiety and depression. Cognitive Research and Therapy, 35, 359-371. read on ResearchGate

Silton, R.L., Heller, W., Towers, D.N., Engels, A.S., Edgar, J.C., Spielberg, J.M., Sass, S.M., Stewart, J.L., Sutton, B.P., Banich, M.T., & Miller, G.A. (2011). Depression and anxiety distinguish frontocingulate cortical activity during top-down attentional control. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 2, 272-285. read on ResearchGate


Warren, S.L., Bost, K.K., Roisman, G.I., Silton, R.L., Spielberg, J.M., Engels, A.S., Choi, E., Sutton, B.P., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2010). Effects of adult attachment and emotional distractors on brain mechanisms of cognitive control. Psychological Science, 21, 1818-1826. read on ResearchGate

Bredemeier, K., Spielberg, J.M., Silton, R.L., Berenbaum, H., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Screening for depressive disorders using the Mood and Anxiety Symptoms Questionnaire Anhedonic Depression Scale: A receiver-operating characteristic analysis. Psychological Assessment, 22, 702-710. read on ResearchGate

Fisher, J.E., Sass, S.M., Heller, W., Silton, R.L., Edgar, J.C., Stewart, J.L., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Time course of processing emotional stimuli as a function of perceived emotional intelligence, anxiety, and depression. Emotion, 10, 486 – 497. read on ResearchGate

Sass, S. M., Heller, W., Stewart, J.L., Silton, R.L., Edgar, J.C., Fisher, J.E., and Miller,  G.A. (2010). Time course of attentional bias in anxiety: Emotion and gender specificity. Psychophysiology, 47, 247-259. read on ResearchGate

Silton, R.L., Miller, G.A., Towers, D.N., Engels, A.S., Edgar, J.C., Spielberg, J.M., Sass, S.M., Stewart, J.L., Sutton, B.P., Banich, M.T., & Heller, W. (2010). The time course of anterior cingulate and prefrontal cortical activity during top-down attentional control. NeuroImage, 50, 1292 – 1302. read on ResearchGate

Stewart, J.L., Silton, R.L., Sass, S.M., Fisher, J.E., Edgar, J.C., Heller, W., & Miller, G.A. (2010). Attentional bias to negative emotion as a function of approach and withdrawal anger styles: An ERP investigation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 76, 9 -18. read on ResearchGate

Before 2010

Stewart, J.L., Silton, R.L., Heller, W., Sass, S.M., & Miller, G.A. (2008) Anger style, psychopathology, and regional brain activity. Emotion, 8, 701-713. read on ResarchGate

Spielberg, J.M., Stewart, J.L., Levin (Silton), R.L., Miller, G.A., & Heller, W. (2008). Prefrontal cortex, emotion, and approach/withdrawal motivation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2, 1335-153.

Levin (Silton), R.L., Heller, W., Mohanty, A., Herrington, J.D., & Miller, G.A. (2007). Cognitive deficits in depression and functional specificity of regional brain activity. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 31, 211-233. read on ResearchGate

Heller, W., Levin (Silton), R.L., Mukherjee, D., and Panko Reis, J. (2006). Characters in contexts: Identity and personality processes that influence individual and family adjustment to brain injury. Journal of Rehabilitation, 72, 44-49. 

Mukherjee, D., Levin (Silton), R.L., & Heller, W. (2006). The cognitive, emotional and social sequelae of stroke: psychological and ethical concerns in post-stroke adaptation. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 13, 26-35. read on ResearchGate