Ahmad Hariri

Ahmad Hariri

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles 2000

  • M.S., University of Maryland, College Park 1997

  • B.S., University of Maryland, College Park 1994


Integrating psychology, neuroimaging, pharmacology and molecular genetics in the search for biological pathways mediating individual differences in behavior and related risk for psychopathology.


Neuroscience, genetics, psychopathology risk, individual differences

Davis, FC, Knodt, AR, Sporns, O, Lahey, BB, Zald, DH, Brigidi, BD, and Hariri, AR. "Impulsivity and the Modular Organization of Resting-State Neural Networks." Cerebral cortex (2012). (Academic Article) Full Text

Terburg, D, Morgan, BE, Montoya, ER, Hooge, IT, Thornton, HB, Hariri, AR, Panksepp, J, Stein, DJ, and Honk, JV. "Hypervigilance for fear after basolateral amygdala damage in humans." Translational Psychiatry 2 (2012). Full Text

Lahey, BB, McNealy, K, Knodt, A, Zald, DH, Sporns, O, Manuck, SB, Flory, JD, Applegate, B, Rathouz, PJ, and Hariri, AR. "Using confirmatory factor analysis to measure contemporaneous activation of defined neuronal networks in functional magnetic resonance imaging." NeuroImage 60.4 (2012): 1982-1991. Full Text

Drabant, EM, Ramel, W, Edge, MD, Hyde, LW, Kuo, JR, Goldin, PR, Hariri, AR, and Gross, JJ. "Neural mechanisms underlying 5-HTTLPR-related sensitivity to acute stress." American Journal of Psychiatry 169.4 (2012): 397-405. Full Text

Lahey, BB, Applegate, B, Hakes, JK, Zald, DH, Hariri, AR, and Rathouz, PJ. "Is there a general factor of prevalent psychopathology during adulthood?." Journal of abnormal psychology 121.4 (2012): 971-977. (Academic Article) Full Text

Joeyen-Waldorf, J, Nikolova, YS, Edgar, N, Walsh, C, Kota, R, Lewis, DA, Ferrell, R, Manuck, SB, Hariri, AR, and Sibille, E. "Adenylate cyclase 7 is implicated in the biology of depression and modulation of affective neural circuitry." Biological Psychiatry 71.7 (2012): 627-632. Full Text

Nikolova, YS, Bogdan, R, Brigidi, BD, and Hariri, AR. "Ventral striatum reactivity to reward and recent life stress interact to predict positive affect." Biological Psychiatry 72.2 (2012): 157-163. Full Text

Brown, AA, Jensen, J, Nikolova, YS, Djurovic, S, Agartz, I, Server, A, Ferrell, RE, Manuck, SB, Mattingsdal, M, Melle, I, Hariri, AR, Frigessi, A, and Andreassen, OA. "Genetic variants affecting the neural processing of human facial expressions: Evidence using a genome-wide functional imaging approach." Translational Psychiatry 2 (2012). Full Text

Josephs, RA, Telch, MJ, Hixon, JG, Evans, JJ, Lee, H, Knopik, VS, McGeary, JE, Hariri, AR, and Beevers, CG. "Genetic and hormonal sensitivity to threat: Testing a serotonin transporter genotype×testosterone interaction." Psychoneuroendocrinology 37.6 (2012): 752-761. Full Text