Publications

Van Dam, N. T., Mole, T. B., Davis, J. H., Britton, W. B. and Brewer, J. A. “Development and Validation of the Behavioral Tendencies Questionnaire.” (under review).

Garrison, K. M. and Brewer, J. A. “Quieting the mind: meditation leads to decreased activation in self-referential nodes of the default mode network beyond general task-based deactivation.” (under review).

Garrison, K. M., Scheinost, D., Constable, R. T., Brewer, J. A. “Neural activity and functional connectivity of loving kindness meditation.” (in press). Brain and Behavior. PMC: open access journal

Brewer, J. A. Garrison, K. M., and Whitfield-Gabrieli, S. (2013) "What about the 'self' is processed in the posterior cingulate cortex?" Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7: 647

Garrison, K. M., Santoyo, J. F., Davis, J. H., Thornhill IV, T. A., Thompson, Kerr, C. E., Brewer, J. A. (2013) "Effortless awareness: using real-time neurofeedback to probe correlates of posterior cingulate cortex activity in meditators’ self-report." Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7: 440.

Schuman-Olivier, Z., Hoeppner, B., Evins, A. E., Brewer, J. A. (2013) "Finding the right match: Mindfulness training may potentiate the therapeutic effect of non-judgment of inner experience on smoking cessation." Substance Use and Misuse (in press).

Brewer, J. A. and Garrison, K. M. (2013) "The posterior cingulate cortex as a plausible mechanistic target of meditation: Findings from neuroimaging." Annals of NYAS (in press).

Garrison, K. M., Scheinost, D., Worhunsky, P. D., Elwafi, H. M., Thornhill IV, T. A., Thompson, E., Saron, C., Desbordes, G., Kober, H., Hampson, M., Gray, J. R., Constable, R. T., Papademetris, X., J. A. Brewer. (2013) "Real-time fMRI links subjective experience with brain activity during focused attention." NeuroImage 81:110-118.

Elwafi, H. M., Witkiewitz, K., Mallik, S., Thornhill, T. A., Brewer, J. A., “Mechanisms of mindfulness training in smoking cessation: moderation of the relationship between craving and cigarette use.Drug and Alcohol Dependence 130(1-3): 222-29.

Brewer, J. A., Davis, J. H., Goldstein, J. (2012) "Why is it so hard to pay attention, or is it? Mindfulness, the factors of awakening and reward-based learning." Mindfulness 4: 75-80.

Brewer, J. A., Elwafi, H. M., Davis, J. H. “Craving to Quit: psychological models and neurobiological mechanisms of mindfulness training as treatment for addictions.Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (in press). 

Libby, D. J., Worhunsky, P. D., Pilver, C. E., J. A. Brewer.  (2012) “Meditation-induced changes in high-frequency heart rate variability predict smoking outcomes.Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 6:54.

Brewer, J. A., P. D. Worhunsky, J. R. Gray, YY Tang, J. Weber, H. Kober. (2011) "Meditation experience is associated with differences in default mode network activity and connectivity." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Brewer, J. A., S. Mallik, T. A. Babuscio, C. Nich, H. E. Johnson, C. M. Deleone, C. A. Minnix-Cotton, S. Byrne, H. Kober, A. Weinstein, K. M. Carroll, B. J. Rounsaville. (2011) “Mindfulness Training for smoking cessation: results from a randomized controlled trial.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Brewer, J. A., Smith, J. T., S. Bowen, G. A. Marlatt, M. N. Potenza, (2010) "Applying Mindfulness-Based Treatments to Co-Occurring Disorders: What Can We Learn From the Brain?" Addiction (in Press).

Brewer, J. A., R. Sinha, J. A. Chen, R. N. Michalsen, T. A. Babuscio, C. Nich, A. Grier, K. L. Bergquist, D. L. Reis, M. N. Potenza, K. M. Carroll, B. J. Rounsaville (2009), "Mindfulness Training and Stress Reactivity in Substance Abuse: Results from A Randomized, Controlled Stage I Pilot Study." Substance Abuse 30 (4): 306-17.

Brewer, J. A., J. E. Grant, and M. N. Potenza. (2008) "The Treatment of Pathologic Gambling." Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment 7(1): 1-13.

Brewer, J. A. and M. N. Potenza. (2008) "The neurobiology and genetics of impulse control disorders: Relationships to drug addictions." Biochemical Pharmacology 75: 63-75.

Brewer, J. A., P. D. Worhunsky, K. M. Carroll, B. J. Rounsaville, M. N. Potenza (2008) “Pre-Treatment Brain Activation During Stroop Task is Associated with Treatment Outcomes in Cocaine Dependent Patients.”  Biological Psychiatry (11): 998-1004.

Grant, J., E., J. A. Brewer, M. N. Potenza, (2006) “Neurobiology of Substance and Behavioral Addictions.” CNS Spectrums 11(12):924-30.