Publications (for citations see: google scolar profile)

 

  • Aarts E, Wallace DL, Dang LC, Jagust W, Cools R, D'Esposito M (in press). Dopamine and the cognitive downside of a promised bonus. Psychological Science.
  • Hoogman M, Onnink M, Cools R, Aarts E, Kan C, Arias Vasquez A, Buitelaar J, Franke B (2013). The dopamine transporter haplotype and reward-related striatal responses in adult ADHD. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 23(6):469-478. (link)
  • Smittenaar P, Chase HW, Aarts E, Nusselein B, Bloem BR, Cools R (2012). Decomposing effects of dopaminergic medication in Parkinson’s disease on probabilistic action selection: learning or performance? European Journal of Neuroscience 35(7): 1144-1151. (link)
  • Aarts E., Helmich R.C., Janssen M., Oyen W.J., Bloem B.R., Cools R. (2012). Aberrant reward processing in Parkinson's disease is associated with dopamine cell loss. NeuroImage 59(4): 3339-3346. (link)
  • Van Holstein M. & Aarts E.*, Van der Schaaf M., Geurts D.E.M., Verkes R.J. Franke B., Van Schouwenburg M., Cools R. (2011). Human cognitive flexibility depends on dopamine D2 receptor signaling. Psychopharmacology 218(3):567-578 (link)
    * shared first author
  • Hoogman M., Aarts E., Zwiers M., Slaats-Willemse D., Naber M., Cools R., Kan C., Buitelaar J.K., Franke B. (2011). Nitric Oxide Synthase genotype modulates impulsivity and activity of the striatum in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. The American Journal of Psychiatry 168(10):1099-1106 (link)
  • Aarts E., Roelofs A., Franke B., Rijpkema M., Fernandez G., Helmich R.C., Cools R. (2010). Striatal dopamine mediates the interface between motivation and cognition in humans: Evidence from genetic imaging. Neuropsychopharmacology 35(9): 1943-1951. (.pdf; suppl.)
  • Van Schouwenburg M., Aarts E., Cools R. (2010). Dopaminergic modulation of cognitive control: Distinct roles for the prefrontal cortex and the basal ganglia. Current Pharmaceutical Design 16(18): 2026-2032. (.pdf)
  • Aarts E. & Roelofs A. (2010). Attentional control in anterior cingulate cortex based on probabilistic cueing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 23(3): 716-727. (.pdf)
  • Aarts E., Roelofs A., & Van Turennout M. (2009). Attentional Control of Task and Response in Lateral and Medial Frontal Cortex: Brain Activity and Reaction Time Distributions. Neuropsychologia 47(10):2089-2099. (.pdf)
  • Helmich R.C., Aarts E., De Lange F., Bloem B., Toni I. (2009). Increased dependence of action selection on recent motor history in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neuroscience 29(19):6105-6113. (.pdf)
  • Aarts E., Roelofs A., & Van Turennout M. (2008). Anticipatory activity in anterior cingulate cortex can be independent of conflict and error likelihood. Journal of Neuroscience 28(18):4671– 4678. (.pdf)
 
Books
  • Cools R., Aarts E., & Mehta M.A. (2011). Paradoxical effects of drugs on cognitive function: The neuropsychopharmacology of the dopamine and other neurotransmitter systems. In: Kapur N, editor. The Paradoxical Brain: Cambridge University Press
  • Aarts E. (2009). Resisting temptation - The role of the anterior cingulate cortex in adjusting cognitive control. Doctoral Thesis, Donders series, ISBN 978-90-9024314-6 (cover; .pdf; book, see contact)
 
 

Conferences & Talks

2012 Invitational symposium on mindfulness research (symposium)
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Slides: Breaking the habit - the neural correlates of mindful eating
2012 Studium Generale (link) (invited, lecture)
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Slides: Mindfulness and the brain
2011 "Cerebral compensation in neurological disease" (link) (invited, symposium)
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Slides: Compensation by motivation: how anticipating reward reduces cognitive rigidity in Parkinson’s disease
2010 Society for Neuroscience meeting (SfN) (invited, nanosymposium)
San Diego, USA
Slides: Striatal dopamine mediates the interface between motivational and cognitive control in humans: Evidence from Parkinson’s disease
2010 FENS forum of European Neuroscience (FENS)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Poster: Striatal dopamine mediates the interface between motivational and cognitive control in humans: Evidence from Parkinson's disease (.pdf)
2010 Motivational & Cognitive Control workshop
Oxford, UK
Poster: Striatal dopamine mediates the interface between motivational and cognitive control in humans: Evidence from Parkinson's disease (.pdf)
2010

Invited @ Leiden University, The Netherlands
Course: Neuromodulation of Cognition
Slides: Dopamine and cognitive control: evidence from ADHD and Parkinson's disease

2009

Human Brain Mapping meeting (HBM) (travel award)
San Francisco , USA
Slides: Parsing the role of dopamine in human reward and its cognitive consequences using genetic imaging
Poster: Parsing the role of dopamine in human reward and its cognitive consequences using genetic imaging (.pdf)

2009

Endo Neuro Pyscho meeting (ENP) (invited, symposium)
Doorwerth, The Netherlands
Slides: Parsing the role of dopamine in human reward and its cognitive consequences using genetic imaging

2008

Donders Discussions (organizer)
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Slides: Role of the anterior cingulate cortex in cue-based adjustments in control

2008

The Attentive Speaker: Neuroimaging, Eyetracking, Genetics, Deficits, and Modeling (organizer)
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Poster: Adjustments in attentional control by congruent information in anterior cingulate cortex (.pdf)

2008

Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting (CNS)
San Francisco, USA
Poster: Adjustments in attentional control by congruent information in anterior cingulate cortex (.pdf)

2008

D'Esposito lab, University of California at Berkeley (lab)
Berkeley, USA
Slides: Cue-based adjustments in cognitive control

2007

Dutch Psychonomics Society (NVP) winter conference
Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
Slides: Adjustments in attentional control by congruent information in anterior cingulate cortex

2007

Invited @ ACACia (Richard Ridderinkhof)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Slides: Cue-based adjustments in cognitive control

2007

Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting (CNS)
New York, USA
Poster: Symbolically driven preparatory adjustments in cognitive control by anterior cingulate cortex (.pdf)

2007

Endo Neuro Pyscho meeting (ENP meeting)
Doorwerth, The Netherlands
Poster: Symbolically driven preparatory adjustments in cognitive control by anterior cingulate cortex (.pdf)

2006

Medial Frontal Cortex workshop: Errors, Conflicts, and Rewards (MFC workshop)
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Poster: Role of medial frontal cortex in endogenous and exogenous control in task switching (.pdf)

2006

Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting (CNS meeting)
San Francisco, USA
Poster: Neural correlates of endogenous and exogenous control in task switching (.pdf)

2005

Dutch Psychonomics Society (NVP) winter conference
Egmond aan Zee, the Netherlands
Slides: Response and task conflicts in medial and lateral prefrontal areas

2005

European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP) conference
Leiden, the Netherlands
Poster: The reverse Stroop effect in switching between color naming and word reading (.pdf)