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    Adam Aron

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentPsychology
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0109
    CA La Jolla 92093
    Phone858-822-1096
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      How stopping movement affects working memory
      NIH/NINDS R21NS085543Sep 30, 2013 - Aug 31, 2015
      Role: Principal Investigator
      HOW INHIBITORY CONTROL MODIFIES STIMULUS VALUE AND MOTIVATION
      NIH/NIDA R01DA026452Apr 1, 2009 - May 31, 2019
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Wagner J, Wessel JR, Ghahremani A, Aron A. Establishing a Right Frontal Beta Signature for Stopping Action in Scalp Electroencephalography: Implications for Testing Inhibitory Control in Other Task Contexts. J Cogn Neurosci. 2017 Sep 07; 1-12. PMID: 28880766.
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      2. Fife KH, Gutierrez-Reed NA, Zell V, Bailly J, Lewis CM, Aron A, Hnasko TS. Causal role for the subthalamic nucleus in interrupting behavior. Elife. 2017 Jul 25; 6. PMID: 28742497.
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      3. Marini F, Scott J, Aron A, Ester EF. Task-irrelevant distractors in the delay period interfere selectively with visual short-term memory for spatial locations. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2017 Jul; 79(5):1384-1392. PMID: 28439791.
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      4. Finzi RD, Postle BR, Brady TF, Aron A. Unexpected events disrupt visuomotor working memory and increase guessing. Psychon Bull Rev. 2017 Jun 02. PMID: 28577274.
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      5. Wessel JR, Aron A. On the Globality of Motor Suppression: Unexpected Events and Their Influence on Behavior and Cognition. Neuron. 2017 Jan 18; 93(2):259-280. PMID: 28103476.
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      6. Aron A, Herz DM, Brown P, Forstmann BU, Zaghloul K. Frontosubthalamic Circuits for Control of Action and Cognition. J Neurosci. 2016 Nov 09; 36(45):11489-11495. PMID: 27911752.
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      7. Wessel JR, Ghahremani A, Udupa K, Saha U, Kalia SK, Hodaie M, Lozano AM, Aron A, Chen R. Stop-related subthalamic beta activity indexes global motor suppression in Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2016 Dec; 31(12):1846-1853. PMID: 27474845.
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      8. Freeman SM, Itthipuripat S, Aron A. High Working Memory Load Increases Intracortical Inhibition in Primary Motor Cortex and Diminishes the Motor Affordance Effect. J Neurosci. 2016 May 18; 36(20):5544-55. PMID: 27194334.
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      9. Wessel JR, Jenkinson N, Brittain JS, Voets SH, Aziz TZ, Aron A. Surprise disrupts cognition via a fronto-basal ganglia suppressive mechanism. Nat Commun. 2016; 7:11195. PMID: 27088156.
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      10. Wessel JR, Tonnesen AL, Aron A. Stimulus devaluation induced by action stopping is greater for explicit value representations. Front Psychol. 2015; 6:1640. PMID: 26579025.
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      11. Aron A, Cai W, Badre D, Robbins TW. Evidence Supports Specific Braking Function for Inferior PFC. Trends Cogn Sci. 2015 Dec; 19(12):711-2. PMID: 26482801.
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      12. Freeman SM, Aron A. Withholding a Reward-driven Action: Studies of the Rise and Fall of Motor Activation and the Effect of Cognitive Depletion. J Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Feb; 28(2):237-51. PMID: 26469745.
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      13. Swann NC, de Hemptinne C, Aron A, Ostrem JL, Knight RT, Starr PA. Elevated synchrony in Parkinson disease detected with electroencephalography. Ann Neurol. 2015 Nov; 78(5):742-50. PMID: 26290353.
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      14. Majid DS, Lewis C, Aron A. Training voluntary motor suppression with real-time feedback of motor evoked potentials. J Neurophysiol. 2015 May; 113(9):3446-52. PMID: 25744889.
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      15. Freeman SM, Alvernaz D, Tonnesen A, Linderman D, Aron A. Suppressing a motivationally-triggered action tendency engages a response control mechanism that prevents future provocation. Neuropsychologia. 2015 Feb; 68:218-31. PMID: 25592370.
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      16. Aron A, Robbins TW, Poldrack RA. Right inferior frontal cortex: addressing the rebuttals. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014; 8:905. PMID: 25426053.
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      17. Wessel JR, Aron A. It's not too late: The onset of the frontocentral P3 indexes successful response inhibition in the stop-signal paradigm. Psychophysiology. 2015 Apr; 52(4):472-80. PMID: 25348645.
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      18. Wessel JR, O'Doherty JP, Berkebile MM, Linderman D, Aron A. Stimulus devaluation induced by stopping action. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2014 Dec; 143(6):2316-29. PMID: 25313953; NIHMSID: NIHMS629015 [Available on 12/01/15].
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      19. Wessel JR, Aron A. Inhibitory motor control based on complex stopping goals relies on the same brain network as simple stopping. Neuroimage. 2014 Dec; 103:225-34. PMID: 25270603.
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      20. Chiu YC, Cools R, Aron A. Opposing effects of appetitive and aversive cues on go/no-go behavior and motor excitability. J Cogn Neurosci. 2014 Aug; 26(8):1851-60. PMID: 24564469.
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      21. Aron A, Robbins TW, Poldrack RA. Inhibition and the right inferior frontal cortex: one decade on. Trends Cogn Sci. 2014 Apr; 18(4):177-85. PMID: 24440116.
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      22. Freeman SM, Razhas I, Aron A. Top-down response suppression mitigates action tendencies triggered by a motivating stimulus. Curr Biol. 2014 Jan 20; 24(2):212-6. PMID: 24412209.
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      23. Wessel JR, Conner CR, Aron A, Tandon N. Chronometric electrical stimulation of right inferior frontal cortex increases motor braking. J Neurosci. 2013 Dec 11; 33(50):19611-9. PMID: 24336725; PMCID: PMC3858630.
      24. Wessel JR, Aron A. Unexpected events induce motor slowing via a brain mechanism for action-stopping with global suppressive effects. J Neurosci. 2013 Nov 20; 33(47):18481-91. PMID: 24259571; PMCID: PMC3834054.
      25. Majid DS, Cai W, Corey-Bloom J, Aron A. Proactive selective response suppression is implemented via the basal ganglia. J Neurosci. 2013 Aug 14; 33(33):13259-69. PMID: 23946385.
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      26. George JS, Strunk J, Mak-McCully R, Houser M, Poizner H, Aron A. Dopaminergic therapy in Parkinson's disease decreases cortical beta band coherence in the resting state and increases cortical beta band power during executive control. Neuroimage Clin. 2013; 3:261-70. PMID: 24273711; PMCID: PMC3814961.
      27. Wessel JR, Reynoso HS, Aron A. Saccade suppression exerts global effects on the motor system. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Aug; 110(4):883-90. PMID: 23699058; PMCID: PMC3742979.
      28. Greenhouse I, Gould S, Houser M, Aron A. Stimulation of contacts in ventral but not dorsal subthalamic nucleus normalizes response switching in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia. 2013 Jun; 51(7):1302-9. PMID: 23562963; NIHMSID: NIHMS463424.
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      29. Chiu YC, Aron A. Unconsciously triggered response inhibition requires an executive setting. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2014 Feb; 143(1):56-61. PMID: 23317085; NIHMSID: NIHMS456465 [Available on 02/01/15].
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      30. Itthipuripat S, Wessel JR, Aron A. Frontal theta is a signature of successful working memory manipulation. Exp Brain Res. 2013 Jan; 224(2):255-62. PMID: 23109082; NIHMSID: NIHMS418293.
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      31. Swann NC, Tandon N, Pieters TA, Aron A. Intracranial electroencephalography reveals different temporal profiles for dorsal- and ventro-lateral prefrontal cortex in preparing to stop action. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Oct; 23(10):2479-88. PMID: 22879352; PMCID: PMC3767964.
      32. Chiu YC, Aron A, Verbruggen F. Response suppression by automatic retrieval of stimulus-stop association: evidence from transcranial magnetic stimulation. J Cogn Neurosci. 2012 Sep; 24(9):1908-18. PMID: 22624606.
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      33. Ghahremani DG, Lee B, Robertson CL, Tabibnia G, Morgan AT, De Shetler N, Brown AK, Monterosso JR, Aron A, Mandelkern MA, Poldrack RA, London ED. Striatal dopamine D2/D3 receptors mediate response inhibition and related activity in frontostriatal neural circuitry in humans. J Neurosci. 2012 May 23; 32(21):7316-24. PMID: 22623677; NIHMSID: NIHMS379872.
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      34. Cai W, George JS, Verbruggen F, Chambers CD, Aron A. The role of the right presupplementary motor area in stopping action: two studies with event-related transcranial magnetic stimulation. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Jul; 108(2):380-9. PMID: 22514296; PMCID: PMC3404792.
      35. Aron A, Obeso J. Is executive control used to compensate for involuntary movements in levodopa-induced dyskinesia? Mov Disord. 2012 Mar; 27(3):339-40. PMID: 22411844.
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      36. Cai W, Oldenkamp CL, Aron A. Stopping speech suppresses the task-irrelevant hand. Brain Lang. 2012 Mar; 120(3):412-5. PMID: 22206872; NIHMSID: NIHMS344402.
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      37. Cai W, George JS, Chambers CD, Stokes MG, Verbruggen F, Aron A. Stimulating deep cortical structures with the batwing coil: how to determine the intensity for transcranial magnetic stimulation using coil-cortex distance. J Neurosci Methods. 2012 Mar 15; 204(2):238-41. PMID: 22138632; NIHMSID: NIHMS347998.
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      38. Greenhouse I, Oldenkamp CL, Aron A. Stopping a response has global or nonglobal effects on the motor system depending on preparation. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Jan; 107(1):384-92. PMID: 22013239; PMCID: PMC3349702.
      39. Swann NC, Cai W, Conner CR, Pieters TA, Claffey MP, George JS, Aron A, Tandon N. Roles for the pre-supplementary motor area and the right inferior frontal gyrus in stopping action: electrophysiological responses and functional and structural connectivity. Neuroimage. 2012 Feb 1; 59(3):2860-70. PMID: 21979383; NIHMSID: NIHMS334845.
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      40. Majid DS, Aron A, Thompson W, Sheldon S, Hamza S, Stoffers D, Holland D, Goldstein J, Corey-Bloom J, Dale AM. Basal ganglia atrophy in prodromal Huntington's disease is detectable over one year using automated segmentation. Mov Disord. 2011 Dec; 26(14):2544-51. PMID: 21932302.
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      41. Seibert TM, Majid DS, Aron A, Corey-Bloom J, Brewer JB. Stability of resting fMRI interregional correlations analyzed in subject-native space: a one-year longitudinal study in healthy adults and premanifest Huntington's disease. Neuroimage. 2012 Feb 1; 59(3):2452-63. PMID: 21945695.
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      42. Majid DS, Cai W, George JS, Verbruggen F, Aron A. Transcranial magnetic stimulation reveals dissociable mechanisms for global versus selective corticomotor suppression underlying the stopping of action. Cereb Cortex. 2012 Feb; 22(2):363-71. PMID: 21666129; PMCID: PMC3256406.
      43. Cai W, Oldenkamp CL, Aron A. A proactive mechanism for selective suppression of response tendencies. J Neurosci. 2011 Apr 20; 31(16):5965-9. PMID: 21508221; NIHMSID: NIHMS289903.
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      44. Swann N, Poizner H, Houser M, Gould S, Greenhouse I, Cai W, Strunk J, George J, Aron A. Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus alters the cortical profile of response inhibition in the beta frequency band: a scalp EEG study in Parkinson's disease. J Neurosci. 2011 Apr 13; 31(15):5721-9. PMID: 21490213; NIHMSID: NIHMS288115.
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      45. Majid DS, Stoffers D, Sheldon S, Hamza S, Thompson WK, Goldstein J, Corey-Bloom J, Aron A. Automated structural imaging analysis detects premanifest Huntington's disease neurodegeneration within 1 year. Mov Disord. 2011 Jul; 26(8):1481-8. PMID: 21484871.
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      46. Tabibnia G, Monterosso JR, Baicy K, Aron A, Poldrack RA, Chakrapani S, Lee B, London ED. Different forms of self-control share a neurocognitive substrate. J Neurosci. 2011 Mar 30; 31(13):4805-10. PMID: 21451018; NIHMSID: NIHMS284830.
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      47. Greenhouse I, Gould S, Houser M, Hicks G, Gross J, Aron A. Stimulation at dorsal and ventral electrode contacts targeted at the subthalamic nucleus has different effects on motor and emotion functions in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia. 2011 Feb; 49(3):528-34. PMID: 21184765.
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      48. Gupta N, Aron A. Urges for food and money spill over into motor system excitability before action is taken. Eur J Neurosci. 2011 Jan; 33(1):183-8. PMID: 21091805.
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      49. Aron A. From reactive to proactive and selective control: developing a richer model for stopping inappropriate responses. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Jun 15; 69(12):e55-68. PMID: 20932513; NIHMSID: NIHMS243856.
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      50. Verbruggen F, Aron A, Stevens MA, Chambers CD. Theta burst stimulation dissociates attention and action updating in human inferior frontal cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Aug 3; 107(31):13966-71. PMID: 20631303; PMCID: PMC2922216.
      51. Jahfari S, Stinear CM, Claffey M, Verbruggen F, Aron A. Responding with restraint: what are the neurocognitive mechanisms? J Cogn Neurosci. 2010 Jul; 22(7):1479-92. PMID: 19583473; NIHMSID: NIHMS198255.
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      52. Congdon E, Mumford JA, Cohen JR, Galvan A, Aron A, Xue G, Miller E, Poldrack RA. Engagement of large-scale networks is related to individual differences in inhibitory control. Neuroimage. 2010 Nov 1; 53(2):653-63. PMID: 20600962; NIHMSID: NIHMS219824.
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      53. Rizk-Jackson A, Stoffers D, Sheldon S, Kuperman J, Dale A, Goldstein J, Corey-Bloom J, Poldrack RA, Aron A. Evaluating imaging biomarkers for neurodegeneration in pre-symptomatic Huntington's disease using machine learning techniques. Neuroimage. 2011 May 15; 56(2):788-96. PMID: 20451620.
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      54. Stoffers D, Sheldon S, Kuperman JM, Goldstein J, Corey-Bloom J, Aron A. Contrasting gray and white matter changes in preclinical Huntington disease: an MRI study. Neurology. 2010 Apr 13; 74(15):1208-16. PMID: 20385893.
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      55. Claffey MP, Sheldon S, Stinear CM, Verbruggen F, Aron A. Having a goal to stop action is associated with advance control of specific motor representations. Neuropsychologia. 2010 Jan; 48(2):541-8. PMID: 19879283; NIHMSID: NIHMS156566.
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      56. Swann N, Tandon N, Canolty R, Ellmore TM, McEvoy LK, Dreyer S, DiSano M, Aron A. Intracranial EEG reveals a time- and frequency-specific role for the right inferior frontal gyrus and primary motor cortex in stopping initiated responses. J Neurosci. 2009 Oct 7; 29(40):12675-85. PMID: 19812342.
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      57. Aron A, Verbruggen F. Stop the presses: dissociating a selective from a global mechanism for stopping. Psychol Sci. 2008 Nov; 19(11):1146-53. PMID: 19076487.
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      58. Aron A. Introducing a special issue on stopping action and cognition. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2009 May; 33(5):611-2. PMID: 18977244.
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      59. Huddy VC, Aron A, Harrison M, Barnes TR, Robbins TW, Joyce EM. Impaired conscious and preserved unconscious inhibitory processing in recent onset schizophrenia. Psychol Med. 2009 Jun; 39(6):907-16. PMID: 18796175; PMCID: PMC2682611.
      60. Xue G, Aron A, Poldrack RA. Common neural substrates for inhibition of spoken and manual responses. Cereb Cortex. 2008 Aug; 18(8):1923-32. PMID: 18245044.
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      61. Aron A, Durston S, Eagle DM, Logan GD, Stinear CM, Stuphorn V. Converging evidence for a fronto-basal-ganglia network for inhibitory control of action and cognition. J Neurosci. 2007 Oct 31; 27(44):11860-4. PMID: 17978025.
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      62. Tohka J, Foerde K, Aron A, Tom SM, Toga AW, Poldrack RA. Automatic independent component labeling for artifact removal in fMRI. Neuroimage. 2008 Feb 1; 39(3):1227-45. PMID: 18042495; NIHMSID: NIHMS39340.
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      63. Aron A. The neural basis of inhibition in cognitive control. Neuroscientist. 2007 Jun; 13(3):214-28. PMID: 17519365.
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      64. Aron A, Behrens TE, Smith S, Frank MJ, Poldrack RA. Triangulating a cognitive control network using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and functional MRI. J Neurosci. 2007 Apr 4; 27(14):3743-52. PMID: 17409238.
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      65. Clark L, Blackwell AD, Aron A, Turner DC, Dowson J, Robbins TW, Sahakian BJ. Association between response inhibition and working memory in adult ADHD: a link to right frontal cortex pathology? Biol Psychiatry. 2007 Jun 15; 61(12):1395-401. PMID: 17046725.
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      66. Rodriguez PF, Aron A, Poldrack RA. Ventral-striatal/nucleus-accumbens sensitivity to prediction errors during classification learning. Hum Brain Mapp. 2006 Apr; 27(4):306-13. PMID: 16092133.
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      67. Aron A, Poldrack RA. Cortical and subcortical contributions to Stop signal response inhibition: role of the subthalamic nucleus. J Neurosci. 2006 Mar 1; 26(9):2424-33. PMID: 16510720.
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      68. McGovern MM, Aron A, Brodie SE, Desnick RJ, Wasserstein MP. Natural history of Type A Niemann-Pick disease: possible endpoints for therapeutic trials. Neurology. 2006 Jan 24; 66(2):228-32. PMID: 16434659.
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      69. Aron A, Gluck MA, Poldrack RA. Long-term test-retest reliability of functional MRI in a classification learning task. Neuroimage. 2006 Feb 1; 29(3):1000-6. PMID: 16139527; NIHMSID: NIHMS13029.
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      70. Monterosso JR, Aron A, Cordova X, Xu J, London ED. Deficits in response inhibition associated with chronic methamphetamine abuse. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 Aug 1; 79(2):273-7. PMID: 15967595.
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      71. Aron A, Poldrack RA. The cognitive neuroscience of response inhibition: relevance for genetic research in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2005 Jun 1; 57(11):1285-92. PMID: 15950000.
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      72. Aron A, Monsell S, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW. A componential analysis of task-switching deficits associated with lesions of left and right frontal cortex. Brain. 2004 Jul; 127(Pt 7):1561-73. PMID: 15090477.
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      73. Aron A, Robbins TW, Poldrack RA. Inhibition and the right inferior frontal cortex. Trends Cogn Sci. 2004 Apr; 8(4):170-7. PMID: 15050513.
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      74. Aron A, Shohamy D, Clark J, Myers C, Gluck MA, Poldrack RA. Human midbrain sensitivity to cognitive feedback and uncertainty during classification learning. J Neurophysiol. 2004 Aug; 92(2):1144-52. PMID: 15014103.
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      75. Aron A, Dowson JH, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW. Methylphenidate improves response inhibition in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2003 Dec 15; 54(12):1465-8. PMID: 14675812.
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      76. Aron A, Watkins L, Sahakian BJ, Monsell S, Barker RA, Robbins TW. Task-set switching deficits in early-stage Huntington's disease: implications for basal ganglia function. J Cogn Neurosci. 2003 Jul 1; 15(5):629-42. PMID: 12965037.
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      77. Turner DC, Robbins TW, Clark L, Aron A, Dowson J, Sahakian BJ. Relative lack of cognitive effects of methylphenidate in elderly male volunteers. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2003 Aug; 168(4):455-64. PMID: 12734634.
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      78. Aron A, Schlaghecken F, Fletcher PC, Bullmore ET, Eimer M, Barker R, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW. Inhibition of subliminally primed responses is mediated by the caudate and thalamus: evidence from functional MRI and Huntington's disease. Brain. 2003 Mar; 126(Pt 3):713-23. PMID: 12566291.
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      79. Aron A, Fletcher PC, Bullmore ET, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW. Stop-signal inhibition disrupted by damage to right inferior frontal gyrus in humans. Nat Neurosci. 2003 Feb; 6(2):115-6. PMID: 12536210.
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      80. Aron A, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW. Distractibility during selection-for-action: differential deficits in Huntington's disease and following frontal lobe damage. Neuropsychologia. 2003; 41(9):1137-47. PMID: 12753954.
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      81. Turner DC, Robbins TW, Clark L, Aron A, Dowson J, Sahakian BJ. Cognitive enhancing effects of modafinil in healthy volunteers. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2003 Jan; 165(3):260-9. PMID: 12417966.
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      82. George J, Aron A, Levy Y, Gilburd B, Ben-David A, Renaudineau Y, Zonana-Nachach A, Youinou P, Harats D, Shoenfeld Y. Anti-cardiolipin, anti-endothelial-cell and anti-malondialdehyde-LDL antibodies in uremic patients undergoing hemodialysis: relationship with vascular access thrombosis and thromboembolic events. Hum Antibodies. 1999; 9(2):125-31. PMID: 10405833.
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      83. Aron EN, Aron A. Sensory-processing sensitivity and its relation to introversion and emotionality. J Pers Soc Psychol. 1997 Aug; 73(2):345-68. PMID: 9248053.
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      84. Aron A, Aron EN. The transcendental meditation program's effect on addictive behavior. Addict Behav. 1980; 5(1):3-12. PMID: 6994433.
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      85. Russo LS, Aron A, Anderson PJ. Alexander's disease: a report and reappraisal. Neurology. 1976 Jul; 26(7):607-14. PMID: 180453.
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