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Ambady, N. (in press). Culture, Brain, and Behavior. To appear in Advances in Cultural Psychology, 2.

Ambady, N., Freeman, J. B., Rule, N. O. (in press). Culture and the neural substrates of behavior, perception, and cognition. In J. Decety & J. Cacioppo (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Neuroscience. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Freeman, J.B., Ambady, N., Midgley, K.J., & Holcomb, P.J. (2011). The real-time link between person perception and action: Brain potential evidence for dynamic continuity. Social Neuroscience, 6, 139-155. [pdf]

Ambady, N. & Adams, R. B. Jr. (2011). Us versus them: The social neuroscience of perceiving outgroups. In A. Todorov, S. T. Fiske, & D. Prentice (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind, (pp.135-143). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Freeman, J. B., & Ambady, N. (2011). When two become one: Temporally dynamic integration of the face and voice. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47(1), 259-263. [pdf] [supplementary materials]

Freeman, J. B., & Ambady, N. (2011). A dynamic interactive theory of person construal. Psychological Review. doi:10.1037/a0022327 [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Freeman, J. B., & Ambady, N. (2011). Brain and behavior in cultural context: Insights from cognition, perception, and emotion. In S. Han & E. Poeppel (Edís.), Culture and identity: Neural frames of social cognition (pp. 109-122). New York: Springer.

Adams, R. B. Jr., Rule, N. O., Franklin, R. G. Jr., Rule, N. O. , Freeman, J. B., Kestutis , K., Hadkikani, N., Yoshikawa, S., Ambady, N. (2010). Culture influences the role of gaze in the neural processing of fear expressions: An fMRI Investigation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 340-348. [pdf]

Adams, R. B. Jr., Rule, N. O., Franklin, R. G. Jr., Wang, E., Stevenson, M. T., Yoshikawa, S., Nomura, M., Soto, W, Kveraga, K., & Ambady, N. (2009). Cross-cultural reading the mind in the eyes: An fMRI Investigation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (1), 97-108. [pdf]

Ambady, N. & Bharucha, J. (2009). Culture and the brain. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 342-345. [HTML]

Freeman, J. B., Rule, N. O., Adams, R. B., & Ambady, N. (2009). Culture shapes a mesolimbic response to signals of dominance and subordination that associates with behavior. NeuroImage, 47, 353-359. [pdf]

Freeman, J. B., Rule, N. O., & Ambady, N. (2009). The cultural neuroscience of person perception. Progress in Brain Research, 178, 191-201. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Freeman, J. B., Moran, J. M., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Adams, R. B. Jr., & Ambady, N. (2009). Voting behavior is reflected in amygdala response across cultures. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 1-7. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsp046 [HTML] [pdf]

Chiao, J. Y., Iidaka, T., Gordon, H. L., Nogawa, J., Bar, M., Aminoff, E., Sadato, N., & Ambady, N. (2008). Cultural specificity in amygdala response to fear faces. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 2167-2174. [pdf]

Rule, N. & Ambady, N. (2008). First impressions: Peeking at the neural underpinnings. In N. Ambady & J. Skowronski (Eds.) First Impressions. NY: Guilford.

Chiao, J., & Ambady, N. (2007). Cultural neuroscience: Parsing universality and diversity across levels of analysis. In S. Kitayama & D. Cohen (Eds), The Handbook of Cultural Psychology (pp 237-254). New York: Guilford Press. [pdf]

Chiu, P., Ambady, N., & Deldin, P. (2004). CNV in response to emotional in- and out-group stimuli differentiates high- and low-prejudiced individuals. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 1830-1839. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A.*, Mandal, M. K., Ambady, N., Harizuka, S., & Kumar, S. (2004).
Hemifacial differences in the in-group advantage in emotion recognition. Cognition & Emotion, 18, 613-629.

Gray, H. M., Ambady, N., Lowenthal, W. T., & Deldin, P. (2004). P300 as an index of attention to self-relevant stimuli. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 216-224. [pdf]

Mandal, M. K., & Ambady, N. (2004). Laterality of facial expressions of emotion: Universal and culture-specific influences. Behavioural Neurology, 15, 23-34.

Adams, R. B., Jr., Gordon, H. L., Baird, A. A., Ambady, N., & Kleck, R. E. (2003). Effects of gaze on amygdala sensitivity to anger and fear faces. Science, 300, 1536. [pdf ]