2011/In press


Berman, M. G., Nee, D. E., Casement, M., Kim, H. S., Deldin, P., Kross, E., Gonzalez, R., Demiralp, E., Gotlib, I. H., Hamilton, P., Joormann, J., Waugh, C.,  Jonides, J. (in press). Neural and behavioral effects of interference resolution in depression and rumination. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience.


Sherdell, L. A., Waugh, C. E., & Gotlib, I. H. (in press). Anticipatory Pleasure Predicts Motivation for Reward in Major Depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology.


Thompson, R. J., Parker, K. J., Hallmayer, J. F., Waugh, C. E., & Gotlib, I. H. (2011). Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphism (rs2254298) interacts with familial risk for psychopathology to predict symptoms of depression and anxiety in adolescent girls. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 144-147.


Waugh, C. E., Muhtadie, L., Thompson, R.J., Joormann, J., & Gotlib, I.H. (in press). Affective and physiological responses to stress in girls at elevated risk for depression. Development and Psychopathology.


Waugh, C.E., Schirillo, J. A. (in press). Timing is a missing key ingredient in fMRI studies of emotion: A commentary on Lindquist et al. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.


Waugh, C. E., Thompson, R. J., & Gotlib, I. H. (in press). Flexible emotional responsiveness in trait resilience. Emotion.




Johnson, K. J., Waugh, C. E., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2010). Smile to see the forest: Facially expressed positive emotions broaden cognition. Cognition & Emotion, 24(2), 299-321.


Thomason, M.E., Dougherty, R.F., Colich, N.L., Perry, L.M., Rykhlevskaia, E.I., Louro, H.M., Hallmayer, J.F., Waugh, C.E., Bammer, R., Glover, G.H., Gotlib, I.H. (2010). COMT genotype affects prefrontal white matter pathways in children and adolescents. Neuroimage, 53(3), 926-934.


Waugh, C. E., Hamilton, J. P., & Gotlib, I. H. (2010). The neural temporal dynamics of the intensity of emotional experience. Neuroimage, 49, 1699-1707.


Waugh, C. E., Panage, S., Mendes, W., & Gotlib, I. H. (2010). Cardiovascular and affective recovery from anticipatory threat. Biological Psychology, 84, 169-175.




Stanton, S. J., Wirth, M. M., Waugh, C. E., & Schultheiss, O. C. (2009). Endogenous testosterone levels are associated with amygdala and ventromedial prefrontal cortex responses to anger faces in men but not women. Biological Psychology, 81, 118-122.


Thomason, M.E., Waugh, C.E., Glover, G. H., & Gotlib, I.H. (2009). COMT genotype and resting brain perfusion in children Neuroimage, 48 (1), 217-222.


Wager, T. D., Waugh, C.E., Lindquist, M., Fredrickson, B.L., Taylor, S. F., & Noll, D. C. (2009). Brain mediators of cardiovascular responses to social threat, Part I: Reciprocal dorsal and ventral sub-regions of the medial prefrontal cortex and heart-rate reactivity. Neuroimage, 47, 821-835.


Waugh, C. E., Dearing, K. F., Joormann, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2009). Association between the Catechol-o-methyltransferase val158met polymorphism and self-perceived social acceptance in adolescent girls. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 19(4), 395-401.




Schultheiss, O. C., Wirth M. M., Waugh, C. E., Stanton, S. J., & Reuter-Lorenz, P. A. (2008). Brain activation in response to facial signals of dominance and submission: The role of implicit power motivation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 3, 333-343.

Waugh, C.E. & Gotlib, I.H. (2008). Motivation for reward as a function of required effort: Dissociating the 'liking' from the 'wanting' system in humans. Motivation and Emotion, 32, 323-330.


Waugh, C. E., Taylor, S. F., & Fredrickson, B. L., (2008). Adapting to life’s slings and arrows: Individual differences in resilience when recovering from an anticipated threat. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1031-1046.


Waugh, C. E., Tugade, M. M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2008). Psychophysiology of stress and resilience. In: Lukey, B. & Tepe, V. (Eds.), Biobehavioral Resilience to Stress (pp. 117-138). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press


Waugh, C. E., Wager, T. D., Fredrickson, B. L., Noll, D. N., & Taylor, S. F. (2008). The neural correlates of trait resilience when anticipating and recovering from threat.  Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 3, 322-332.



Lindquist, M. A., Waugh, C., & Wager, T. D. (2007). Modeling state-related fMRI activity using change-point theory. Neuroimage, 35, 1125-1141.


Waugh, C. E., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2006). Nice to know you: Positive emotions, self-other overlap, and complex understanding in the formation of a new relationship. Journal of Positive Psychology, 1(2), 93-106.




Fredrickson, B. L., Tugade, M. M, Waugh, C. E., & Larkin, G. (2003). What Good Are Positive Emotions in Crises? A Prospective Study of Resilience and Emotions following the Terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11th, 2001. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(2), 365-376.




Kirkpatrick, L. A., Waugh, C. E., Valencia, A., & Webster, G. D. (2002). The functional domain-specificity of self-esteem and the differential prediction of aggression. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82(5), 756-767