Plate, R., Ham, H., & Jenkins, A.C. (in press). When uncertainty in social contexts increases exploration and decreases obtained rewards. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
Berkay, D. & Jenkins, A.C. (in press). Semantic distance in word embeddings predicts neural responses during inferences about people and objects. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.
Ham, H. & Jenkins, A.C. (in press). A computational model of lexical false memory based on semantic distance from word embeddings. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.
Xia, A.*, Solomon, S.H.*, Thompson-Schill, S.L., & Jenkins, A.C. (2023). Constructing complex social categories under uncertainty. Cognition, 234, 105363. open access link data
Berkay, D. & Jenkins, A.C. (2023). A role for uncertainty in the neural distinction between social and nonsocial thought. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 18(2), 491-502. link
Defendini, A. & Jenkins, A.C. (2023). Dissociating neural sensitivity to target identity and mental state content type during inferences about other minds: an fMRI meta-analysis. Social Neuroscience, 18(2), 103-121. link
Flanagan-Cato, L., Plate, R.*, Steele, C.*, & Jenkins, A.C. (2023). Effects of a service-learning neuroscience course on mood and intergroup anxiety. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 21(2), A159-A165. link
Plate, R., Ham, H., & Jenkins, A.C. (2022). Exploration is higher in social contexts at the cost of rewards. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 44, 2716-2723. open access link
Kobayashi, K., Kable, J.W., Hsu, M. & Jenkins, A.C. (2022). Neural representations of others’ traits predict social decisions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 119(22), e2116944119. link
Plate, R.C. & Jenkins, A.C. (2022). Anticipating greater impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on social life is associated with reduced adherence to disease-mitigating guidelines. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 756549. open access link
Karmarkar, U. & Jenkins, A.C. (2020). Neural and behavioral insights into online trust and uncertainty. In Martineau, J.T. & Racine, E. (Eds.) Organizational Neuroethics. New York: Springer Publishing.
Jenkins, A.C. (2019). Empathy affects tradeoffs between life's quality and duration. PLoS ONE, 14(10), e0221652. open access link
Jenkins, A.C. (2019). Rethinking cognitive load: A default-mode network perspective. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(7), 531-533. open access link
Jenkins, A.C., Karashchuk, P., Zhu, L., & Hsu, M. (2018). Predicting human behavior toward members of different social groups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 115(39), 9596-9701.
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Jenkins, A.C. & Hsu, M. (2017). Dissociable contributions of imagination and willpower to the malleability of human patience. Psychological Science, 28(7), 894-906. pdf data and materials
Jenkins, A.C., Zhu, L., & Hsu, M. (2016). Cognitive neuroscience of honesty and deception: a signaling framework. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 11, 130-137. pdf
Hsu, M. & Jenkins, A.C. (2015). Character studies. Nature Neuroscience, 18, 1198-1199. pdf
Jenkins, A. C., Dodell-Feder, D., Saxe, R., & Knobe, J. (2014). The neural bases of directed and spontaneous mental state attributions to group agents. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e105341. pdf
Zhu, L., Jenkins, A.C., Set, E., Scabini, D., Knight, R., Chiu, P., King-Casas, B., & Hsu, M. (2014). Damage to dorsolateral prefrontal cortex affects tradeoffs between honesty and self-interest. Nature Neuroscience, 17(10), 1319-1321. pdf
Cikara, M., Jenkins, A.C., Dufour, N., & Saxe, R. (2014). Reduced self-referential neural response during intergroup competition predicts competitor harm. NeuroImage, 96, 36-43. pdf
Jenkins, A.C. & Mitchell, J.P. (2011). Medial prefrontal cortex subserves diverse forms of self-reflection. Social Neuroscience, 6(3), 211-218. pdf
Gray, K., Jenkins, A.C., Heberlein, A.S. & Wegner, D.M. (2011). Distortions of mind perception in psychopathology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 108(2), 477-479. pdf
Jenkins, A.C. & Mitchell, J.P. (2011). How has cognitive neuroscience contributed to social psychological theory? In Todorov, A., Fiske, S., & Prentice, D. (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: Towards Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Jenkins, A.C. & Mitchell, J.P. (2010). Mentalizing under uncertainty: Dissociated neural responses to ambiguous and unambiguous mental state inferences. Cerebral Cortex, 20(2), 404-410. pdf
Quadflieg, S., Turk, D. J., Waiter, G. D., Mitchell, J. P., Jenkins, A. C., & Macrae, C. N. (2009). Exploring the neural correlates of social stereotyping. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(8), 1560-1570.
Mitchell, J.P., Ames, D.L., Jenkins, A.C., & Banaji, M.R. (2009). Neural correlates of stereotype application. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(3), 594-604. pdf
Schulz, L.E., Goodman, N.D., Tenenbaum, J.D., & Jenkins, A.C. (2008). Going beyond the evidence: Abstract laws and preschoolers’ responses to anomalous data. Cognition, 109(2), 211-223. pdf
Ames, D.L., Jenkins, A.C., Banaji, M.R., & Mitchell, J.P. (2008). Taking another person’s perspective increases self-referential neural processing. Psychological Science, 19(7), 642-644. pdf
Schulz, L.E., Hooppell, C., & Jenkins, A.C. (2008). Judicious imitation: Preschoolers differentially imitate deterministically and probabilistically effective actions. Child Development, 79(2), 395-410. pdf
Jenkins, A.C., Macrae, C.N., & Mitchell, J.P. (2008). Repetition suppression of ventromedial prefrontal activity during judgments of self and others. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 105(11), 4507-4512. pdf
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