Preprints and Submitted Manuscripts

Kruse, E., Saxena, A., Shovestul, B., Dudek, E., Reda, S., Dong, X., Venkataraman, A., Lamberti, J. S., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2024). Training individuals with schizophrenia to gain volitional control of the theory of mind network with real-time fMRI: A pilot study. PsyArXiv.

Przysinda, E., Shovestul, B., Saxena, A., Dong, X., Reda, S., Dudek, E., Lamberti, J. S., Lalor, E., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2023). Altered neural response to social awkwardness in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. PsyArXiv.

Dong, X., Shovestul, B., Saxena, A., Dudek, E., Reda, S., Lamberti, J. S., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2023). Decision-making under risk and its correlates in schizophrenia. PsyArXiv.

Saxena, A., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2023). Environmental Risk Factors for Childhood Psychotic-Like Experiences in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Dataset. PsyArXiv.


Saxena, A., Liu, S., Handley, E. D., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2024). Social Victimization, default mode network connectivity, and psychotic-like experiences in adolescents. Schizophrenia Research. | PDF


Shovestul, B., Scharf, M., Liu, G., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2023). Social defeat and psychosis-related outcomes: Associative and experimental tests related to the nature of defeat, specificity of outcomes, and psychosis-proneness. Psychiatry Research Communications. | PDF

Saxena, A., Shovestul, B., Dudek, E., Reda, S., Venkataraman, A., Lamberti, J. S., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2023). Training volitional control of the theory of mind network with real-time fMRI neurofeedback. NeuroImage279, 120334. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., Liu, G., Amormino, P., Handley, E., & Tamir, D. (2023). The impact of fiction reading on social outcomes: A four-week randomized controlled study. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. | PDF

Lin, L., Feldman, M. J., Tudder, A., Gresham, A. M., Peters, B. & Dodell-Feder, D. (2023). Friends in sync? Examining the relationship between the degree of nonverbal synchrony, friendship satisfaction and support. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 47, 361–384. | PDF


Shovestul, B., Saxena, A., Reda, S., Dudek, E., Wu, C., Lamberti, J. S., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2022). Social affective forecasting and social anhedonia in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders: A daily diary study. Schizophrenia. | PDF

Patel, S. E., Haut, K. M., Guty, E., Dodell-Feder, D., Nahum, M., Saxena, A., & Hooker, C. I. (2022). Social cognition training improves recognition of distinct facial emotions and decreases misattribution errors in healthy individuals. Frontiers in Psychiatry. | PDF

Saxena, A., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2022). Explaining the association between urbanicity and psychotic-like experiences in pre-adolescence: The indirect effect of urban-related exposures. Frontiers in Psychiatry. | PDF


Lincoln, S. H., Mukerji, C. M., Dodell-Feder, D., Ricco, A., & Hooker, C. I. (2021). The neural basis of social cognition in typically developing children and its relationship to social functioning. Frontiers in Psychology. | PDF

Black, J. E., Barnes, J. L., Oatley, K., Richter, T., Tamir, D. I., Dodell-Feder, D., Richter, T., & Mar, R. (2021). Stories and their role in social cognition. In D. Kuiken and A. M. Jacobs (Eds.), Handbook of Empirical Literary Studies (pp. 229-250). De Gruyter. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., Tully, L., Dudek, D., & Hooker, C. (2021). The representation of mental state information in schizophrenia and first-degree relatives: A multivariate pattern analysis of fMRI data. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. | PDF

Dudek, E., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2021). The efficacy of real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging neurofeedback for psychiatric illness: A meta-analysis of brain and behavioral outcomes. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. | PDF


Li, L. Y., Cicero, D. C., Dodell-Feder, D., Germine, L., & Martin, E. A. (2020). Comparability of social anhedonia across epidemiological dimensions: A multinational study of measurement invariance of the Revised Social Anhedonia Scale. Psychological Assessment. Advance online publication. | PDF

Anderson, A., McDermott, K., Rooks, B., Heffner, K., Dodell-Feder, D., & Lin, F. (2020). Decoding individual identity from brain activity elicited in imagining common experiences. Nature Communications. | PDF

Shovestul, B., Han, J., Germine, L., & Dodell-Feder, D. (2020). Risk factors for loneliness: The high relative importance of age versus other factors. PLoS ONE, 15(2), e0229087.  | PDF

Richardson, H., Gweon, H., Dodell-Feder, D., Malloy, C., Pelton, H., Keil, B., Kanwisher, N., & Saxe, R. (2020). Response patterns in the developing social brain are organized by social and emotion features and disrupted in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Cortex, 125, 12-29. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., Shovestul, B., Woodyatt, J., Popov, V., & Germine, L. (2020). Social anhedonia, social networks, and psychotic-like experiences: A test of social deafferentation. Psychiatry Research, 284, 112682. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., Ressler, K. J., & Germine, L. (2020). Social cognition or social class and culture? On the interpretation of differences in social cognitive performance. Psychological Medicine, 50(1), 133-145. | PDF


Haut, K. M., Dodell-Feder, D., Guty, E., Nahum, M., & Hooker, C. I. (2019). Change in objective measure of empathic accuracy following social cognitive training. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 894. | PDF

Bowman LC, Dodell-Feder D, Saxe R, Sabbagh MA, (2019). Continuity in the neural system supporting children’s theory of mind development: Longitudinal links between task-independent EEG and task-dependent fMRI. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 40.  | PDF

Mukerji, C. E., Lincoln, S. H., Dodell-Feder, D., Nelson, C. A., & Hooker, C. I. (2019). Neural correlates of theory-of-mind are associated with variation in children’s everyday social cognition. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(6), 579–589. | PDF

Rutter, L. A., Dodell-Feder, D., Vahia, I. V., Forester, B. P., Ressler, K. J., Wilmer, J. B., & Germine, L. T. (2019). Emotion sensitivity across the lifespan: Mapping clinical risk periods to sensitivity to facial emotion intensity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(11), 1993-2005.  | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., Saxena, A., Rutter, L., & Germine, L. (2019). The network structure of schizotypal personality traits in a population-based sample. Schizophrenia Research, 208, 258-267. | PDF


Dodell-Feder, D., & Germine, L. T. (2018). Common social cognitive impairments do not mean common causes: A commentary on Cotter et al (2018). Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 92, 150-151. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., & Germine, L. T. (2018). Epidemiological dimensions of social anhedonia. Clinical Psychological Science, 6(5), 735-743. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., & Tamir, D. (2018). Fiction reading has a small positive impact on social cognition: A meta-analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(11), 1713-1727. | PDF

Nook, E. C., Dodell-Feder, D., Germine, L.T., Hooley, J. M., DeLisi, L. E., & Hooker, C. I. (2018).Weak dorsolateral prefrontal response to social criticism predicts worsened mood and symptoms following social conflict in people at familial risk for schizophrenia. NeuroImage: Clinical, 18, 40-50. | PDF

Mukerji, C. E., Lincoln, S. H., Tully, L. M., Dodell-Feder, D., Hooker, C. I. (2018). Neural simulation and social-emotional functioning in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 271, 34- 42. | PDF


Dodell-Feder, D., Gates, A., Anthony, D., & Agarkar, S. (2017). Yoga for schizophrenia: A review of efficacy and neurobiology. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 4(3), 209-220. | PDF


Dodell-Feder, D., Felix, S., Yung, M., & Hooker, C. I. (2016). Theory-of-mind-related neural activity for one’s romantic partner predicts partner well-being. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(4), 593-603. | PDF

Tamir, D. I., Bricker, A. B., Dodell-Feder, D., & Mitchell, J. P. (2016). Reading fiction and reading minds: The role of simulation in the default network. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,11(2), 215-224. | PDF


Dodell-Feder, D., Tully, L. M., & Hooker, C. I. (2015). Social impairment in schizophrenia: New approaches for treating a persistent problem. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 28(3), 236-242. | 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

Hooker, C. I., Carol, E., Eisenstein, T. J., Yin, H., Lincoln, S. H., Tully, L. M., Dodell-Feder, D., Nahum, M., Keshavan, M., & Seidman, L. (2014). A pilot study of cognitive training in clinical high risk for psychosis: Initial evidence of cognitive benefit. Schizophrenia Research, 157(1-3), 314-316. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., DeLisi, L. E., & Hooker, C. I. (2014). The relationship between default mode network connectivity and social functioning in individuals at familial high-risk for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 156(1), 87-95. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., DeLisi, L. E., & Hooker, C. I. (2014). Neural disruption to theory of mind predicts daily social functioning in individuals at familial high-risk for schizophrenia. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9(12), 1914-1925. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., Tully, L. M., Lincoln, S. H., & Hooker, C. I. (2014). The neural basis of theory of mind and its relationship to social functioning and social anhedonia in individuals with schizophrenia. NeuroImage: Clinical, 4, 154-163. | PDF


Dodell-Feder, D., Lincoln, S. H., Coulson, J. P., & Hooker, C. I. (2013). Using fiction to assess mental state understanding: A new task for assessing theory of mind in adults. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e81279. | PDF

Redcay, E., Dodell-Feder, D., Mavros, P. L., Kleiner, M., Pearrow, M. J., Gabrieli, J. D. E., & Saxe, R. (2013). Atypical brain activation patterns during a face-to-face joint attention game in adults with autism spectrum disorders. Human Brain Mapping, 34(10), 2511-2523. | PDF


Gweon, H., Dodell-Feder, D., Bedny, M., & Saxe, R. (2012). Theory of mind performance in children correlates with functional specialization of brain regions recruited for thinking about thoughts. Child Development, 86(3), 1853-1868. | PDF


Bedny, M., Pascual-Leone, A., Dodell-Feder, D., Fedorenko, E. A., & Saxe, R. (2011). Language processing in the occipital cortex of congenitally blind adults. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(11), 4429-4434. | PDF

Dodell-Feder, D., Koster-Hale, J., Bedny, M., & Saxe, R. (2011). fMRI item analysis in a theory of mind task. NeuroImage, 55(2), 705-712. | PDF


Young, L., Dodell-Feder, D., & Saxe, R. (2010). What gets the attention of the temporo-parietal junction? An fMRI investigation of attention and theory of mind. Neuropsychologia, 48(9), 2658- 2664. | PDF

Redcay, E., Dodell-Feder, D., Pearrow, M. J., Mavros, P. L., Kleiner, M., Gabrieli, J. D. E., & Saxe, R. (2010). Live face-to-face interaction during fMRI: A new tool for social cognitive neuroscience. NeuroImage, 50(4), 1639-1647. | PDF