2018 and in press

Jarcho, Johanna M. “The Neural Mechanisms of Behavioral Inhibition.” Behavioral Inhibition: Integrating Theory, Research, and Clinical Perspectives, by Pérez-Edgar Koraly and Nathan A Fox, Springer International Publishing, 2018, pp. 59–90.

Guyer, A. E., & Jarcho, J. M. (2018). Neuroscience and peer relations. In W. M. Bukowski, B. Laursen, & K. H. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups (pp. 177-199). New York, NY, US: Guilford Press.

Shechner T, Fox NA, Mash JA, Jarcho JM, Chen G, Leibenluft E, Pine DS, Britton JC (In Press).  Differences in neural response to extinction recall in young adults with or without history of behavioral inhibition. Development and Psychopathology.

Distefano, A., Jackson, F., Levinson, A. R., Infantolino, Z. P., Jarcho, J. M., & Nelson, B. D. (2018). A comparison of the electrocortical response to monetary and social reward. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience13(3), 247-255.

Smith, A. R., Nelson, E. E., Rappaport, B. I., Pine, D. S., Leibenluft, E., & Jarcho, J. M. (2018). I Like Them… Will They Like Me? Evidence for the Role of the Ventrolateral Prefrontal Cortex During Mismatched Social Appraisals in Anxious Youth. Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology.


Rappaport, B., Pine, D. S., Klein, D. N., Jarcho, J. M. (2017). Discriminant validity, diagnostic utility, and parent-child agreement on the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) in treatment- and non-treatment-seeking youth. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 51, 22-31.doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.08.006


Beer, J. C., Smith, A. R., Jarcho, J. M., Chen, G., Reynolds, R. C., Pine, D. S. and Nelson, E. E. (2016). Anxiously elaborating the social percept: Anxiety and age differences in functional connectivity of the fusiform face area in a peer evaluation paradigm. Aust J Psychol. 68:154–165.

Jarcho JM, Davis MM, Shechner T, Degnan KA, Henderson HA, Fox NA, Leibenluft E, Pine DS, Nelson EE (2016). Early childhood social reticence predicts brain function in preadolescent youths during distinct forms of peer evaluation. Psychological Science. 27: 821-835.

Nelson EE, Jarcho JM, Guyer AE (2016).  Social re-orientation and brain development: an expanded and updated view. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 17:118-127.

Jarcho JM, Feier NA, Labus JS, Naliboff B, Smith SR, Hong J, Colloca L, Tillisch K, Mandelkern MA, Mayer EA, London ED (2016). Placebo analgesia: Self-report measures and preliminary evidence of cortical dopamine release associated with placebo response. NeuroImage: Clincal. 10:107-114.


Shechner T, Jarcho JM, Wong W, Leibenluft E, Pine DS, Nelson EE (2015). Threats, rewards, and attention deployment in anxious youth and adults: An eye tracking study. Biological Psychology. 122: 121-129.

Gold AL, Jarcho JM, Rosen DK, Pine DS, Ernst M (2015). Emotional and Non-Emotional Conflict Processing in Pediatric and Adult Anxiety Disorders. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.  25: 754-763.

Spielberg JM, Jarcho JM, Dahl RE, Pine DS, Ernst M, Nelson EE (2015). Anticipation of peer evaluation in anxious adolescents: divergence in neural activation and maturation. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience. 10: 1084-1091.

Guyer AE, Jarcho JM, Perez-Edgar K, Degnan KA, Pine DS, Fox NA, Nelson EE (2015). Temperament and Parenting Styles in Early Childhood Differentially Influence Neural Response to Peer Evaluation in Adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 43: 863-874.

Jarcho JM, Romer AL, Shechner T, Galva A, Guyer AE, Leibenluft E, Pine DS, Nelson EE (2015). Forgetting the best when predicting the worst: Preliminary observations on neural circuit function in adolescent social anxiety. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 13: 21-31.

Jarcho JM*, Tanofsky M*, Nelson EE, Engel S, Vannucci A, Field SE, Romer A, Hannallah L, Brady SM, Demidowich AP, Shomaker LB, Courville A, Pine DS, Yanovski J, (2015). Neural activation during anticipated peer evaluation and laboratory meal intake in overweight girls with and without loss of control eating. NeuroImage 108: 343-353.


Shechner T, Britton JC, Ronkin E, Jarcho JM, Mash J, Michalska K, Leibenluft E, Pine DS, Nelson EE (2014). Fear conditioning and extinction in anxious and non-anxious youth and adults: Examining a novel developmentally-appropriate fear conditioning task. Depression and Anxiety 31: 53-62.

Guyer EA, Benson B, Choate V, Bar-Haim Y, Perez-Edgar K, Jarcho JM, Pine DS, Ernst M, Fox NA, Nelson EE (2014). Lasting associations between early-childhood temperament and late-adolescent reward-circuitry response to peer feedback. Development and Psychopathology 26: 229-243.

Nelson EE, Lau JYF, Jarcho JM (2014). Growing pains and pleasures: how emotional learning guides development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 18: 99-108.

Jarcho JM, Fox NA, Pine DS, Leibenluft E, Degnan KA, Shechner T, Perez-Edgar K, Ernst M (2014). Enduring influence of early temperament on neural mechanisms mediating attention-emotion conflict in adults. Depression and Anxiety 31: 53-62.


Jarcho, J. M., Feier, N. A., Bert, A., Labus, J. A., Lee, M., Stains, J., … Mayer, E. A. (2013). Diminished neurokinin-1 receptor availability in patients with two forms of chronic visceral pain. Pain, 154(7), 987–996.

Jarcho JM, Leibenluft E, Walker OL, Fox NA, Pine DS, Nelson EE (2013). Neuroimaging studies of pediatric social anxiety: Paradigms, pitfalls and a new direction for investigating the neural mechanisms of childhood social anxiety. Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 3:14.

Labus JS, Gupta A, Coveleskie K, Tillish K, Kilpatrick L, Jarcho JM, Feier N, Bueller J, Stains J, Smith S, Suyenobu B, Naliboff B, Mayer EA (2013). Sex differences in emotion-related cognitive processes in irritable bowel syndrome and healthy control subjects. Pain 154: 2088-2099.

Shechner T, Wakschlag N, Britton JC, Jarcho JM, Ernst M, Pine DS (2013). Empirical Examination of the Potential Adverse Psychological Effects Associated with Pediatric fMRI studies.  Journal of Child Psychiatry 23: 357-362.

Jarcho JM, Feier NA, Bert A, Labus JA, Lee M, Stains J, Ebrat B, Groman SM, Tillisch K, Brody AL, London ED, Mandelkern MA, PhD; Mayer EA (2013). Diminished neurokinin-1 receptor availability in patients with two forms of chronic visceral pain. Pain 154: 987-996.

Jarcho JM, Fox NA, Pine DS, Etkin A, Leibenluft E, Shechner T, Ernst M (2013). The neural correlates of emotion-based cognitive control in adults with early childhood behavioral inhibition. Biological Psychology 2: 306-314.

Shechner T, Jarcho JM, Britton JC, Leibenluft E, Pine DS, Nelson EE (2013). Attention bias of anxious youth during extended exposure of emotional face pairs: An eye-tracking study. Depression and Anxiety 30: 14-21.

2012 - 2004

Jarcho JM, Benson BE, Plate RC, Guyer AE, Detloff AM, Leibenluft E, Pine DS, Ernst M (2012). Developmental effects of decision-making on sensitivity to reward: An fMRI study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 2: 437-447. 

Jarcho JM, Mayer EA, Jiang ZK, Feier NA, London ED (2012). Pain, affective symptoms and cognitive deficits in patients with cerebral dopamine dysfunction. Pain 153: 744-754.

Labus JS, Mayer EA, Jarcho JM, Kilpatrick LA, Kilkens TO, Evers EA, Backes WH, Brummer RJ, van Nieuwenhoven (2011). Acute tryptophan depletion alters the effective connectivity of emotional arousal circuitry during visceral stimuli in healthy women. Gut 60:1196-1203.

Kilpatrick LA, Labus JS, Suyenobu B, Jarcho JM, McRoberts J, Biesler B, Mayer EA (2011). The HTR3A Polymorphism c. -42C>T is Associated with Amygdala Responsiveness in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gastroenterology 140: 1943-1951.

Jarcho JM, Berkman ET, Lieberman MD (2010). The neural basis of rationalization: cognitive dissonance reduction during decision-making. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 4: 460-467.

Jarcho JM, Mayer EA, London ED (2009). Neuroimaging placebo effects: new tools generate new questions. Clinical Pharmacology Therapeutics 86: 352-354.

Jarcho JM, Chang L, Berman SM, Suyenobu B, Naliboff BD, Lieberman MD et al (2008). Neural and psychological predictors of treatment response in irritable bowel syndrome patients with a 5-HT(3) receptor antagonist - a pilot study. Alimentary PharmacologyTherapeutics 28: 344-352.

Berman SM, Naliboff BD, Suyenobu B, Labus JS, Stains J, Ohning G, Kilpatrick L, Bueller JA, Ruby K, Jarcho JM, Mayer EA (2008). Reduced Brainstem Inhibition during Anticipated Pelvic Visceral Pain Correlates with Enhanced Brain Response to the Visceral Stimulus in Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Journal of Neuroscience 28: 349-359.

Jarcho JM, Mayer EA (2007). Stress and irritable bowel syndrome. Primary Psychiatry 14: 74-78.

Frederick DA, Forbes GB, Grigorian KE, Jarcho JM (2007). The UCLA Body Project I: Gender and Ethnic Differences in Self-Objectification and Body Satisfaction Among 2,206 Undergraduates. Sex Roles 57: 317-327.

Eisenberger NI, Jarcho JM, Lieberman MD, Naliboff BD (2006). An experimental study of shared sensitivity to physical pain and social rejection. Pain 126: 132-138.

Lieberman MD, Jarcho JM, Obayashi J (2005). Attributional Inference Across Cultures: Similar Automatic Attributions and Different Controlled Corrections. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 31: 889-901.

Lieberman MD, Hariri A, Jarcho JM, Eisenberger NI, Bookheimer SY (2005). An fMRI investigation of race-related amygdala activity in African-American and Caucasian-American individuals. Nature Neuroscience 8: 720-722.

Lieberman MD, Jarcho JM, Berman S, Naliboff BD, Suyenobu BY, Mandelkern M et al (2004). The neural correlates of placebo effects: a disruption account. NeuroImage 22: 447-455.

Taylor SE, Sherman DK, Kim HS, Jarcho JM, Takagi K, Dunagan MS (2004). Culture and Social Support: Who Seeks it and Why? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 87: 354-362.

Lieberman MD, Jarcho JM, Satpute AB (2004). Evidence-Based and Intuition-Based Self-Knowledge: an FMRI study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 87: 421-435.