In Press

 
  • MacCormack, J.K. & Muscatell, K.A. (in press). The metabolic mind: A role for leptin and ghrelin in affect and social cognition. PDF

  • Muscatell, K. A., Brosso, S. M., & Humphreys, K. L. (in press). Socioeconomic status and inflammation: A meta-analysis. Molecular Psychiatry. PDF and Supplemental Materials

  • Muscatell, K. A. (in press). Socioeconomic influences on brain function: Implications for health. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. PDF

  • Muscatell, K. A., McCormick, E., & Telzer, E. H. (in press). Subjective social status and neural processing of race in Mexican American adolescents. Development & Psychopathology. PDF

  • Parrish, M. P., Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Haltom, K. E. B., Leary, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (in press). Self-compassion and responses to negative social feedback: The role of fronto-amygdala circuit connectivity. Self and Identity. PDF

2019

 
  • Moieni, M., Muscatell, K. A., Jevtic, I., Breen, E. C., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2019). Sex differences in the effect of inflammation on subjective social status: a randomized controlled trial of endotoxin in healthy young adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 2167. PDF

  • Gaudier-Diaz, M.M., Sinisterra, M., & Muscatell, K.A. (2019) Motivation, belongingness, and anxiety in neuroscience undergraduates: Emphasizing first-generation college students. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 17(2), A145-A152. PDF

  • Armstrong-Carter, E., Ivory, S., Lin, L.C., Muscatell, K.A., & Telzer, E.H. (2019). Role fulfillment mediates the association between daily family assistance and cortisol awakening response in adolescents. Child Development, 00, 1-15. PDF

2017

 
  • Eisenberger, N. I., Moieni, M., Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., & Irwin, M. R. (2017). In sickness and in health: The co-regulation of inflammation and social behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews, 42, 242-253. PDF

2016

 
  • Muscatell, K. A., Moeini, M., Inagaki, T. K., Dutcher, J. D., Jevtic, I., Breen, E. C., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Exposure to an inflammatory challenge enhances neural sensitivity to negative and positive social feedback. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. PDF

  • Dedovic, K., Slavich, G. M., Muscatell, K. A., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex responses to repeated social evaluative feedback in young women with and without past history of major depressive disorder. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. PDF

  • Dutcher, J., Creswell, J. D., Pacilio, L. E., Harris, P. R., Klein, W. M. P., Levine, J. M., Bower, J. E., Muscatell, K. A., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Self-affirmation activates the ventral striatum: A possible reward-related mechanism for self-affirmation. Psychological Science. PDF

  • Muscatell, K.A., Dedovic, K., Slavich, G. M., Jarcho, M. R., Breen, E. C., Bower, J. E., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Neural mechanisms linking social status and inflammatory responses to social stress. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. PDF

  • Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Moieni, M., Dutcher, J. D., Jevtic, I., Breen, E. C., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Yearning for connection? Loneliness is associated with increased ventral striatum activity to close others. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. PDF

  • Muscatell, K. A., Eisenberger, N. I., Dutcher, J. D., Cole, S. W., & Bower, J E. (2016). Links between inflammation, amygdala reactivity, and social support in breast cancer survivors. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 53, 34-38. PDF

  • Miklowitz, D. J., Portnoff, L. C., Armstrong, C. C., Keenan-Miller, D., Breen, E. C., Muscatell, K. A., Eisenberger, N. I., & Irwin, M. R. (2016). Inflammatory cytokines and nuclear factor-kappa B activation in adolescents with bipolar and major depressive disorder. Psychiatry Research, 241, 315-322. PDF

2015

 
  • Muscatell, K.A., Dedovic, K., Slavich, G. M., Jarcho, M. R., Breen, E. C., Bower, J. E., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2015). Greater amygdala activity and dorsomedial prefrontal-amygdala coupling are associated with enhanced inflammatory responses to stress. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 43, 46-53. PDF

  • Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Moieni, M., Dutcher, J. D., Jevtic, I., Breen, E. C., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2015). The role of the ventral striatum in inflammatory-induced approach toward support figures. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 44, 247-252. PDF

2012

 
  • Muscatell, K. A., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2012). A social neuroscience perspective on stress and health. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 890-904. PDF

  • Muscatell, K. A., Morelli, S. A., Falk, E. B., Way, B. M., Pfeifer, J. H., Galinsky, A. D., Lieberman, M. D., Dapretto, M., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2012). Social status modulates neural activity in the mentalizing network. NeuroImage, 60, 1771-1777. PDF

  • Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Cole, S. W., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2012). Inflammation selectively enhances amygdala activity to socially threatening images. NeuroImage, 59, 3222-3226. PDF

2011

 
  • Eisenberger, N. I., Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Haltom, K. E. B., & Leary, M. R. (2011). The neural sociometer: Brain mechanisms underlying state self-esteem. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3448-3445. PDF

  • Murray, B. D., Muscatell, K. A., & Kensinger, E. A. (2011). Effects of emotion and age on performance during a think/no-think memory task. Psychology & Aging, 26, 940-955. PDF

2010

 
  • Muscatell, K. A., Addis, D. R., & Kensinger, E. A. (2010). Self-involvement modulates the effective connectivity of the autobiographical memory network. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 68-76. PDF

  • Mickley, K. R., Muscatell, K. A., & Kensinger, E. A. (2010). The effect of valence on young and older adults’ attention in a rapid serial visual presentation task. Psychology and Aging, 25, 239-245. PDF

  • Addis, D. R., Leclerc, C. M., Muscatell, K. A., & Kensinger, E. A. (2010). There are age-related changes in neural connectivity during the successful encoding of positive, but not negative, information. Cortex, 46, 425-433. PDF

2009

 
  • Muscatell, K. A., Slavich, G. M., Monroe, S. M., & Gotlib, I. H. (2009). Stressful life events, chronic difficulties, and symptoms of clinical depression. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197, 154-160. PDF