Blankenstein, N. E., van Hoorn, J., Dekkers, T. J., Popma, A., Jansen, B., Weber, E., Pollak, Y., Figner, B., Crone, E. A., Huizenga, H. M., & van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K. (2021). Risk taking, perceived risks, and perceived benefits across adolescence: A domain-specific risk-return approach. PsyArXiv. [PDF]

Pedroni, A., Rieskamp, J., Pachur, T., Frey, R., Westfall, J. E., & Figner, B. (2018). A Prospect Theory account of the “Hot” Columbia Card Task. PsyArXiv. [PDF]

Spronken, M., Holland, R., Figner, B., & Dijksterhuis, A. (2019). Experimental research in the field of subjective well-being. PsyArXiv. [PDF]



Dijkstra, N. F. S., Tiemeier, H., Figner, B., & Groenen, P. J. F. (2022). A censored mixture model for modeling risk taking. Psychometrika. [PDF]



Algermissen, J., Swart, J. C., Scheeringa, R., Cools, R., & den Ouden, H. E. M. (2021). Striatal BOLD and midfrontal theta power express motivation for action. Cerebral Cortex, 1-17. [PDF]

Chen, Z., Holland, R. W., Quandt, J., Dijksterhuis, A. J., & Veling, H. P. (2021). How preference change induced by mere action versus inaction persists over time. Judgement and Decision Making, 16(1). [PDF]

Dapprich, A. L., Lange, W.-G., von Borries, A. K. L. Volman, I., Figner, B., & Roelofs, K. (2021). The role of psychopathic traits, social anxiety and cortisol in social approach avoidance tendencies. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 128, Article 105207. [PDF]

Healthy Brain Study Consortium (Aarts, E., . . . Figner, B., . . . Willemsen, A.) (2021). Protocol of the Healthy Brain Study: An accessible resource for understanding the human brain and how it dynamically and individually operates in its bio-social context. PLoS ONE, 16(12), Article e0260952. [PDF]

Hashemi, M. M., Zhang, W., Kaldewaij, R., Koch, S., Smit, A., Figner, B., Jonker. R., Klumpers, F., & Roelofs, K. (2021). Human defensive freezing: associations with hair cortisol and trait anxiety. Psychoneuroendocrinology, Article 105417. [PDF]

Hulsman, A. M., Kaldewaij, R., Hashemi, M. M., Zhang, W., Koch, S. B. J., Figner, B., Roelofs, K., & Klumpers, F. (2021). Individual differences in costly fearful avoidance and the relation to psychophysiology. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 137, Article 103788. [PDF]

Klaassen, F. H., Held, L., Figner, B., O’Reilly, J. X., Klumpers, F., de Voogd, L. D., & Roelofs, K. (2021). Defensive freezing and its relation to approach-avoidance decision-making under threat. Scientific Reports, 11, Article 12030. [PDF]

Livermore, J. J. A., Klaassen, F. H., Bramson, B., Hulsman, A. M., Meijer, S. W., Held, L., Klumpers, F., de Voogd, L. D., & Roelofs, K. (2021). Approach-avoidance decisions under threat: The role of autonomic psychophysiological states. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 15, Article 621517. [PDF]

Quandt, J., Figner, B., Holland. R. W., & Veling, H. (2021). Confidence in evaluations and value-based decisions reflects variation in experienced values. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. [PDF]

Reeck, C., Figner, B., Weber, E. U., Steffener, J., Krosch, A. R., Wager, T. D., & Johnson, E. J. (2021). Framing the future first: Medial temporal lobe activation discriminates delay and acceleration framing in intertemporal choice. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 14(2), 71–80. [PDF]

Rodriguez-Moreno, D. V., Cycowicz, Y. M., Figner, B., Wang, Z., He, X., Geronazzo-Alman, L., Sun, X., Cheslack-Postava, K., Bisaga, A., Hoven, C. W., & Amsel, L. V. (2021). Delay discounting and neurocognitive correlates among inner city adolescents with and without family history of substance use disorder. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 48, Article 100942. [PDF]



Burghoorn, F., Dingemanse, M., van Lier, R., & van Leeuwen, T. M. (2020). The relation between autistic traits, the degree of synaesthesia, and local/global visual perception. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 50, 12-29. [PDF]

Fenneman, J., & Frankenhuis, W. E. (2020). Is impulsive behavior adaptive in harsh and unpredictable environments? A formal model. Evolution and Human Behavior, 41, 261-273. [PDF] 

Gladwin, T., Banic, M., Figner, B., & Vink, M. (2020). Predictive cues and spatial attentional bias: Manipulations of cue-outcome mapping. Addictive Behaviors, 103, 106247. [PDF]

Rozendaal, E., & Figner, B. (2020). Effectiveness of a school-based intervention to empower children to cope with advertising. Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 32, 107-118. [PDF]

Van Baar, J. M., Klaassen, F. H., Ricci, F., Chang, L. J., & Sanfey, A. G. (2020). Stable distribution of reciprocity motives in a population. Scientific Reports, 10, 18164. [PDF]

Veling, H., Chen, Z., Huaiyu, L., Quandt, J., & Holland, R. W. (2020). Updating the p-curve analysis of Carbine & Larson with results from preregistered experiments. Health Psychology Review, 14(2), 215-219. [PDF] 



Algermissen, J., Bijleveld, E., Jostmann, N. B., & Holland, R. W. (2019). Explore or reset? Pupil diameter transiently increases in self-chosen switches between cognitive labor and leisure in either direction. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 1-16. [PDF]

Chen, Z., Holland, R. W., Quandt, J., Dijksterhuis, A., & Veling, H. (2019). When mere action versus inaction leads to robust preference change. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology117(4), 721-740. [PDF]

Figner, B., Murphy, R. O., & Siegel, P. (2019). Measuring electrodermal activity and its application in judgment and decision making research. In M. Schulte-Mecklenbeck, A. Kuehberger, & J. Johnson (Eds.), A Handbook of Process Tracing Methods (2nd ed., pp. 161-183). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. [PDF] 

Gladwin, T. E., & Figner, B. (2019). Trial-to-trial carryover effects on spatial attentional bias. Acta Psychologica196, 51-55. [PDF]

Gladwin, T. E., Figner, B., & Vink, M. (2019). Anticipation-specific reliability and trial-to-trial carryover of anticipatory attentional bias for threat. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 31(7), 750-759. [PDF]

Ikink, I., Engelmann, J. B., van den Bos, W., Roelofs, K., & Figner, B. (2019). Time ambiguity during intertemporal decision-making is aversive, impacting choice and neural value coding. NeuroImage185, 236-244. [PDF]

Niermann, H. C., Tyborowska, A., Cillessen, A. H., van Donkelaar, M. M., Lammertink, F., Gunnar, M. R., …, Figner, B., & Roelofs, K. (2019). The relation between infant freezing and the development of internalizing symptoms in adolescence: A prospective longitudinal study. Developmental Science22(3), e12763. [PDF]

Quandt, J., Holland, R. W., Chen, Z., & Veling, H. (2019). The role of attention in explaining the no-go devaluation effect: Effects on appetitive food items. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance45(8), 1119-1133. [PDF]

Van Leeuwen, T. M., van Petersen, E., Burghoorn, F., Dingemanse, M., & van Lier, R. (2019). Autistic traits in synaesthesia: atypical sensory sensitivity and enhanced perception of details. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 374(1787), 20190024. [PDF]


Algermissen, J., & Mehler, D. M. (2018). May the power be with you: are there highly powered studies in neuroscience, and how can we get more of them? Journal of Neurophysiology119(6), 2114-2117. [PDF]

Maes, J. H., Woyke, I. C., & Brazil, I. A. (2018). Psychopathy-related traits and decision-making under risk and ambiguity: An exploratory study. Personality and Individual Differences122, 190-194. [PDF]

Meijs, E. L., Klaassen, F. H., Bokeria, L., van Gaal, S., & de Lange, F. P. (2018). Cue predictability does not modulate bottom-up attentional capture. Royal Society Open Science, 5:180524. [PDF]

Niermann, H., Figner, B., Tyborowska, A., Cillessen, A. H. N., & Roelofs, K. (2018). Investigation of the stability of human freezing-like responses to social threat from mid to late adolescence. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience12, 97. [PDF]

Somerville, L. H., Haddara, N., Sasse, S. F., Skwara, A. C., Moran, J. M., & Figner, B. (2018). Dissecting “peer presence” and “decisions” to deepen understanding of peer influence on adolescent risky choice. Child Development. [PDF]

Vandenbroucke, L., Weeda, W., Lee, N., Baeyens, D., Westfall, J., Figner, B., & Huizinga, M. (2018). Heterogeneity in cognitive and socio-emotional functioning in adolescents with on-track and delayed school progression. Frontiers in Psychology9. [PDF]



de Water, E., Mies, G. W., Figner, B., Yoncheva, Y., van den Bos, W., Castellanos, F. X., Cillessen, A. H. N, & Scheres, A. (2017). Neural mechanisms of individual differences in temporal discounting of monetary and primary rewards in adolescents. NeuroImage, 153, 198-210. [PDF]

Koranyi, N., Grigutsch, L. A., Algermissen, J., & Rothermund, K. (2017). Dissociating implicit wanting from implicit liking: Development and validation of the Wanting Implicit Association Test (W-IAT). Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 54, 165-169. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.08.008  [PDF]

Niermann, H. C., Figner, B., & Roelofs, K. (2017). Individual differences in defensive stress-responses: the potential relevance for psychopathology. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 14, 94-101. [PDF]

Niermann, H. C. M., Figner, B., Tyborowska, A., van Peer, J. M., Cillessen, A. H. N., & Roelofs, K. (2017). Defensive freezing links Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal-axis activity and internalizing symptoms in humans. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 82, 83-90. [PDF]

Niermann, H. C. M., Figner, B., & Roelofs, K. (2017). Individual differences in defensive stress-responses: The potential relevance for psychopathology. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 14, 94-101. [PDF]

van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., Blankenstein, N. E., Crone, E. A., & Figner, B. (2017). Towards a better understanding of adolescent risk taking: Contextual moderators and model-based analysis. M. A. Toplak, & J. A. Weller (Eds.), Individual differences in judgment and decision-making: A developmental perspective (pp. 8-27). New York, NY: Routledge. [PDF]



Foerde, K.*, Figner, B.*, Doll, B., B., Woyke, I., Braun, E. K., Weber, E. U., & Shohamy, D. (2016). Dopamine modulation of intertemporal decision-making: Evidence from Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28, 657-667. *shared first authorship [PDF] 

Spronken, M, Holland, R. W., Figner, B., & Dijksterhuis, A. (2016). Temporal focus, temporal distance, and mind-wandering valence: Results from an experience sampling and an experimental study, Consciousness and Cognition, 41, 104-118. [PDF]

van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., Figner, B., Weeda, W. D., Jansen, B. R. J., Van der Molen, M. W., & Huizenga, H. M. (2016). Neural mechanisms underlying compensatory and non-compensatory strategies in risky choice. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28, 1358-1373. [PDF]



Defoe, I. N., Dubas, J. J. S., Figner, B., & van Aken, M. A. G. (2015). A meta-analysis on age differences in risky decision making: Adolescents versus children and adults. Psychological Bulletin, 141, 48-84. [PDF]

Figner, B., & Weber, E. U. (2015). Personality and risk-taking. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd edition) (pp. 809-813)Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. [PDF]

Niermann, H. C. M., Ly, V., Smeekens, S., Figner, B., Riksen-Walraven, J. M., & Roelofs, K. (2015). Infant attachment predicts bodily freezing in adolescence: Evidence from a prospective longitudinal study. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 263. [PDF]

van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., Huizenga, H. M., Somerville, L. H., Delgado, M., Powers, A., Weeda, W. D., Casey, B. J., Weber, E. U., & Figner, B. (2015). Neural correlates of expected risks and returns in risky choice across development. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 1549-1560. [PDF]



Gladwin, T. E., & Figner, B. (2014). “Hot” cognition and dual systems: Introduction, criticisms, and ways forward. In V. F. Reyna, & E. Wilhelms (Eds.), Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology: Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making (pp. 157-180). New York, NY: Psychology Press. [PDF]

Mayer, L., Figner, B., Carlsson, B., Leibel, R. L., & Walsh, B. T. (2014). Can a weight loss medication impact ability to delay reward in the obese? Biological Psychiatry, 75, 298S.

Steinglass, J. E., Decker, H., Figner, B., Casey, BJ, & Walsh, B. T. (2014). Is delay of gratification a stable trait of anorexia nervosa? Biological Psychiatry, 75, 297S.



Panno, A., Lauriola, M., & Figner, B. (2013). Emotion regulation and risk taking: Predicting risky choice in deliberative decision making. Cognition & Emotion, 27, 326-334. [PDF]



Di Rago, V., Panno, A., Lauriola, M., & Figner, B. (2012). All negative affects are not equal: Anxiety but not depression predicts risk-taking in behavioral tasks, Psychology & Health, 27:sup1, 195.

Gianotti, L. R. R.*, Figner, B.*, Ebstein, R. P., & Knoch, D. (2012). Why some people discount more than others: Baseline activation in the dorsal PFC mediates the link between COMT genotype and impatient choice. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 6, Article 54. *shared first authorship [PDF]

Krosch, A. R., Figner, B., & Weber, E. U. (2012). Choice processes and their consequences in morally conflicting decisions. Judgment and Decision Making, 7, 224-234. [PDF]

Steinglass, J., Figner, B., Berkowitz, S., Weber, E. U., & Walsh, B. T. (2012). Increased capacity to delay reward in anorexia nervosa. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18, 1-8. [PDF]



Figner, B., & Murphy, R. O. (2011). Using skin conductance in judgment and decision making research. In M. Schulte-Mecklenbeck, A. Kuehberger, & R. Ranyard (Eds.), A handbook of process tracing methods for decision research (pp. 163-184). New York, NY: Psychology Press. [PDF]

Figner, B., & Weber, E. U. (2011). Who takes risk when and why? Determinants of risk-taking. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 211-216. [PDF]

Gladwin, T. E., Figner, B., Crone, E. A. M., & Wiers, R. W. (2011). Addiction, adolescence, and the integration of motivation and control. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1, 364-376. [PDF]


2010 and earlier

Figner, B., Knoch, D., Johnson, E. J., Krosch, A. R., Lisanby, S. H., Fehr, E., & Weber, E. U. (2010). Lateral prefrontal cortex and self-control in intertemporal choice. Nature Neuroscience, 13, 538-539. [PDF]

Figner, B., Mackinlay, R. J., Wilkening, F., & Weber, E. U. (2009). Affective and deliberative processes in risky choice: Age differences in risk taking in the Columbia Card Task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 35, 709-730. [PDF]

Eich, D., & Figner, B. (2005). Having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder: A review of the literature. In R. Stohler & W. Rössler (Eds.). Special Issue: Dual diagnosis. The evolving conceptual framework. Bibliotheca Psychiatrica (pp. 92-104). Basel, Switzerland: Karger. [PDF]

Waldvogel, D., Figner, B., & Eich, D. (2005). Illicit methadone injecting during methadone maintenance treatment in a specialised out-patient clinic. Swiss Medical Weekly, 135, 644-646. [PDF]

Figner, B., & Voelki, N. (2004). Risky decision making in a computer card game: An information integration experiment. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 35, 135-139. [PDF]

Caflisch, C., Figner, B., & Eich, D. (2003). Biperiden for excessive sweating from methadone. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 386-387. [PDF]

Gnam, G., Figner, B., & Eich, D. (2002). Patient satisfaction in a Zurich drop-in clinic, an outpatient site for treatment of dependency diseases. Schweizer Archiv für Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 153, 289-291.