Publications (for citations see: google scolar profile)

 

  • Van Holst RJ, Van der Cruijsen L, Van Mierlo P, Lammers GJ, Cools R, Overeem S, Aarts E (in press). Aberrant food choices after satiation in human orexin-deficient narcolepsy type-1. SLEEP.
  • Bloemendaal M, Zandbelt B, Wegman J, Van de Rest O, Cools R, Aarts E (2016). Contrasting neural effects of aging on proactive and reactive response inhibition. Neurobiology of Aging. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.06.007. link
  • Van Rijn I , Wegman J, Aarts E, De Graaf C, Smeets PAM (in press). Health interest is associated with a greater reward response to receipt of a perceived low-caloric beverage. Health Psychology.
  • Dirkx MF, den Ouden H, Aarts E, Timmer M, Bloem BR, Toni I, Helmich RC (2016). The cerebral network of Parkinson's tremor - an effective connectivity fMRI study. Journal of Neuroscience 36(19): 5362-72. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3634-15.2016. (link)
  • Smith CT, Wallace DL, Dang LC, Aarts E, Jagust WJ, D'Esposito M, Boettiger CA (2016). Modulation of impulsivity and reward sensitivity in intertemporal choice by striatal and midbrain dopamine synthesis in healthy adults. J Neurophysiol. 115(3):1146-56. doi: 10.1152/jn.00261.2015. (link)
  • Wallace DL, Aarts E, d’Oleire Uquillas F, Dang LC, Greer SM, Jagust WJ, D’Esposito M (2015). Genotype status of the dopamine-related catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene corresponds with desirability of “unhealthy” foods. Appetite 92:74-80. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.05.004. (link)
  • Val-Laillet D, Aarts E, Weber B, Ferrari M, Quaresima V, Stoeckel L, Alonso-Alonso M, Audette M, Malbert CH, Stice E (2015). Neuroimaging and neuromodulation approaches to study eating behavior, prevent and treat eating disorders and obesity. NeuroImage: Clinical 8:1-31. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2015.03.016. (link)

  • Aarts E & Van Holstein M (shared first author), Hoogman M, Onnink M, Kan C, Franke B, Buitelaar J, Cools R (2015). Reward modulation of cognitive function in adult ADHD: a pilot study on the role of striatal dopamine. Behavioural Pharmacology 26(1-2): 227-240. (special issue In Memory of Lex Cools) (link)

  • Bahlmann J, Aarts E, D’Esposito M (2015). The influence of motivation on control hierarchy in the human frontal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 35(7): 3207-3217. (link)

  • Bloemendaal M, van Schouwenburg MR, Miyakawa A, Aarts E, D'Esposito M, Cools R. (2015). Dopaminergic modulation of distracter-resistance and prefrontal delay period signal. Psychopharmacology 232(6): 1061-1070. (link)

  • Aarts E, Nusselein AAM, Smittenaar P, Helmich RC, Bloem BR, Cools, R (2014). Greater striatal responses to medication in Parkinson's disease are associated with better task-switching but worse reward performance. Neuropsychologia 62: 390-397. (link) (blog)

  • Wallace DL, Aarts E, Dang LC, Greer SM, Jagust WJ, D’Esposito M (2014). Dorsal striatal dopamine, food preference and health perception in humans. PLoS One 9(5): e96319. (link)

  • Aarts E, Wallace DL, Dang LC, Jagust W, Cools R, D'Esposito M (2014). Dopamine and the cognitive downside of a promised bonus. Psychological Science 25(4): 1003-1009. (link) (blog) TICS spotlight

  • 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)