Jaime Castrellon

Jaime Castrellon



Jaime is a graduate student in the Cognitive Neuroscience area of the Psychology & Neuroscience Department working with Gregory Samanez-Larkin. After completing his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Political Science from the University of Southern California, he spent time at Vanderbilt University as a research analyst and at UCLA as a lab manager. His research interests are in decision neuroscience and how neuroscience research can inform public policy and law.

Seaman, Kendra L., et al. “Differential regional decline in dopamine receptor availability across adulthood: Linear and nonlinear effects of age..” Human Brain Mapping, vol. 40, no. 10, July 2019, pp. 3125–38. Epmc, doi:10.1002/hbm.24585. Full Text

Castrellon, Jaime J., et al. “Individual Differences in Dopamine Are Associated with Reward Discounting in Clinical Groups But Not in Healthy Adults..” The Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience, vol. 39, no. 2, Jan. 2019, pp. 321–32. Epmc, doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1984-18.2018. Full Text

Dang, Linh C., et al. “Individual differences in dopamine D2 receptor availability correlate with reward valuation..” Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 18, no. 4, Aug. 2018, pp. 739–47. Epmc, doi:10.3758/s13415-018-0601-9. Full Text

Dang, Linh C., et al. “FTO affects food cravings and interacts with age to influence age-related decline in food cravings..” Physiology & Behavior, vol. 192, Aug. 2018, pp. 188–93. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.12.013. Full Text

Seaman, Kendra L., et al. “Subjective value representations during effort, probability and time discounting across adulthood..” Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, vol. 13, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 449–59. Epmc, doi:10.1093/scan/nsy021. Full Text

Dang, Linh C., et al. “Spontaneous Eye Blink Rate (EBR) Is Uncorrelated with Dopamine D2 Receptor Availability and Unmodulated by Dopamine Agonism in Healthy Adults..” Eneuro, vol. 4, no. 5, Sept. 2017. Epmc, doi:10.1523/ENEURO.0211-17.2017. Full Text

Barber, Sarah J., et al. “Younger and older adults' collaborative recall of shared and unshared emotional pictures..” Memory & Cognition, vol. 45, no. 5, July 2017, pp. 716–30. Epmc, doi:10.3758/s13421-017-0694-3. Full Text


Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Graduate Research Fellowship awarded by National Science Foundation (2017)