last updated: 1/27/2022

For the most up-to-date and accurate information about our publications, please check out Dr. Smith’s Google Scholar profile.

* = co-authors; † = trainee under my supervision/co-supervision; ^co-senior authors

Preprints Under Review

Helion C, Smith DV, Jarcho J. When thinking you are better leads to feeling worse: Self-other asymmetries in prosocial behavior and increased anxiety during the Covid-19 pandemic. Preprint available on medRxiv.

Dennison JB†*, Sazhin D†*, Smith DV. Decision Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics: Recent Progress and Ongoing Challenges. Preprint available on PsyArXiv. [Invited Advanced Review submission for Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science]

O’Shea IM, Popal H, Olson IR, Murty VP^, Smith DV^. Distinct Alterations in Cerebellar Connectivity with Substantia Nigra and Ventral Tegmental Area in Parkinson’s Disease. Preprint available on bioRxiv.

Fareri DS, Hackett K, Tepfer LJ†, Kelly V†, Henninger N, Reeck C, Giovannetti T, Smith DV. Age-Related Differences in Ventral Striatal and Default Mode Network Function During Reciprocated Trust. Preprint available on bioRxiv. [NeuroVault] [Open Materials] [Open Data] [PreRegistration]

Dobryakova E & Smith DV. Reward Enhances Connectivity between the Ventral Striatum and the Default Mode Network. Preprint available on bioRxiv. [Open Materials]


Tepfer LJ†, Alloy LB, Smith DV. Family History of Depression is Associated with Alterations in Task-Dependent Connectivity between the Cerebellum and Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex. Preprint available on bioRxiv.

Martins D, Rademacher L, Gabay AS, Taylor R, Richey JA, Smith DV, Gorlich KS, Nawijn L, Cremers HR, Wilson R, Bhattacharyya S, Paloyelis Y (2021). Mapping the brain areas underpinning social reward and punishment processing in the human brain: A voxel-based meta-analysis of neuroimaging findings using the Social Incentive Delay task. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. URL


Wang S†*, Tepfer LJ†*, Taren AA*, Smith DV (2020). Functional Parcellation of the Default Mode Network: A Large-Scale Meta-Analysis. Scientific Reports. URL.

Chen EY, Eickhoff S, Giovannetti T, Smith DV (2020). Reduced gray matter volume in the orbitofrontal cortex is associated with greater body mass index: a coordinate-based meta-analysis. Neuroimage: Clinical. URL.

Sazhin D†, Frazier A, Haynes CR†, Johnston C, Chat KY, Dennison JB†, Bart CP, McCloskey M, Chein J, Fareri DS, Alloy LB, Jarcho JM, Smith DV (2020). The Role of Social Reward and Corticostriatal Connectivity in Substance Use. Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Science. URL.

Botvinik-Nezer R, Holzmeister F, Camerer CF, Dreber A, Huber J, Johannesson M, Kirchler M, Iwanir R, Mumford JA, Adcock A, Avesani P, Baczkowski B, Bajracharya A, Bakst L, Ball S, Barilari M, Bault N, Beaton D, Beitner J, Benoit R, Berkers R, Bhanji J, Biswal B, Bobadilla-Suarez S, Bortolini T, Bottenhorn K, Bowring A, Braem S, Brooks H, Emily Brudner E, Calderon C, Camilleri J, Castrellon J, Cecchetti L, Cieslik E, Cole Z, Collignon O, Cox R, Cunningham W, Czoschke S, Dadi K, Davis C, De Luca A, Delgado MR, Demetriou L, Dennison JB†, Di X, Dickie E, Dobryakova E, Donnat C, Dukart J, Duncan NW, Durnez J, Eed A, Eickhoff S, Erhart A, Fontanesi L, Fricke GM, Galvan A, Gau R, Genon S, Glatard T, Glerean E, Goeman J, Golowin S, González-García S, Gorgolewski K, Grady C, Green M, Guassi Moreira J, Guest O, Hakimi S, Hamilton JP, Hancock R, Handjaras G, Harry B, Hawco C, Herholz P, Herman G, Heunis S, Hoffstaedter F, Hogeveen J, Holmes S, Hu C, Huettel SA, Hughes M, Iacovella V, Iordan A, Isager P, Isik AI, Jahn A, Johnson M, Johnstone T, Joseph M, Juliano A, Kable J, Kassinopoulos M, Koba C, Kong X, Koscik T, Kucukboyaci NE, Kuhl B, Kupek S, Laird A, Lamm C, Langner R, Lauharatanahirun N, Lee H, Lee S, Leemans A, Leo A, Lesage E, Li F, Li M, Lim PC, Lintz E, Liphardt S, Losecaat Vermeer A, Love B, Mack M, Malpica N, Marins T, Maumet C, McDonald K, McGuire J, Melero H, Méndez Leal A, Meyer B, Meyer K, Mihai P, Mitsis G, Moll J, Nielson D, Nilsonne G, Notter M, Olivetti E, Onicas A, Papale P, Patil K, Peelle JE, Pérez A, Pischedda D, Poline JB, Prystauka Y, Ray S, Reuter-Lorenz P, Reynolds R, Ricciardi E, Rieck J, Rodriguez-Thompson A, Romyn A, Salo T, Samanez-Larkin GR, Sanz-Morales E, Schlichting M, Schultz D, Shen Q, Sheridan M, Shiguang F, Silvers J, Skagerlund K, Smith A, Smith DV, Sokol-Hessner P, Steinkamp S, Tashjian S, Thirion B, Thorp J, Tinghög G, Tisdall L, Tompson S, Toro-Serey C, Torre J, Tozzi L, Truong V, Turella L, van’t Veer AE, Verguts T, Vettel J, Vijayarajah S, Vo K, Wall M, Weeda WD, Weis S, White D, Wisniewski D, Xifra-Porxas A, Yearling E, Yoon S, Yuan R, Yuen K, Zhang L, Zhang X, Zosky J, Nichols TE, Poldrack RA, Schonberg T (2020). Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams. Nature, 582, 84-88. URL

Fareri DS, Smith DV, Delgado MR (2020). The role of relationship closeness on network connectivity during trust-based interactions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 15(3), 261-271. URL

Wang Y*, Metoki A*, Smith DV, Medaglia JD, Zang Y, Benear S, Popal H, Lin Y, Olson IR (2020). Multimodal Mapping of the Face Connectome. Nature Human Behaviour, 4, 397-411. URL

Butler PD, Hoptman MJ, Smith DV, Ermel JA, Calderone DC, Lee SH, Barch DM (2020). Grant Report on Social Reward Learning in Schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Science, 5:e200004. URL


Ng TH, Alloy LB, Smith DV (2019). Meta-analysis of Reward Processing in Major Depressive Disorder: Distinct Abnormalities within the Reward Circuit? Translational Psychiatry. Abstract PDF


Diehl MM, Lempert KM, Parr AC, Ballard I, Steele VR, Smith DV (2018). Toward an integrative perspective on the neural mechanisms underlying persistent maladaptive behaviors. European Journal of Neuroscience. Abstract PDF


Utevsky AVSmith DVYoung JS, Huettel SA (2017). Large-Scale Network Coupling with the Fusiform Cortex Facilitates Future Social Motivation. eNeuro. Abstract PDF

Li R*, Smith DV*, Clithero JA, Venkatraman V, Carter RM, Huettel SA (2017, in press). Reason’s Enemy is Not Emotion: Engagement of Cognitive Control Networks Explain Biases in Gain/Loss Framing. Journal of NeuroscienceAbstract PDF Neurovault

Smith DV & Delgado MR (2017). Meta-Analysis of Psychophysiological Interactions: Revisiting Cluster-Level Thresholding and Sample Sizes. Human Brain Mapping, 38(1), 588-591. Abstract PDF


Bhanji JP, Smith DV, Delgado MR (2016). A Brief Anatomical Sketch of Human Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex. [Supplementary Note 1 for Delgado et al. (2016). Nature Neuroscience, 19(12), 1545-1552]. Full Article  PDF of Note

Wang KS, Smith DV, Delgado MR (2016). Using fMRI to Study Reward Processing in Humans: Past, Present, and Future. Journal of Neurophysiology, 115, 1664-1678. Abstract PDF

Cho C, Smith DV, Delgado MR (2016). Reward Sensitivity Enhances Ventrolateral Prefrontal Cortex Activation During Free Choice. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10:529. Abstract PDF Neurovault

Smith DV, Gseir M, Speer ME, Delgado MR (2016). Toward a Cumulative Science of Functional Integration: a Meta-Analysis of Psychophysiological Interactions. Human Brain Mapping, 37(8), 2904-17. Abstract PDF Neurovault

Smith DV, Rigney AE, Delgado MR (2016). Distinct Reward Properties are Encoded via Corticostriatal Interactions. Scientific Reports, 6, 20093. Abstract PDF Neurovault


Smith DV*, Sip KE*, Delgado MR (2015). Functional Connectivity with Distinct Neural Networks Tracks Fluctuations in Gain/Loss Framing Susceptibility. Human Brain Mapping, 36(7), 2743- 55. Abstract PDF

Smith DV & Delgado MR (2015). Reward Processing. In A. W. Toga (Ed.), Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference (1st ed., pp. 361-366). Waltham, MA: Academic Press. PDF

Young JS*, Smith DV*, Coutlee CG, Huettel SA (2015). Synchrony Between Sensory and Cognitive Networks is Associated with Subclinical Variation in Autistic Traits. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:146. Abstract PDF

Sip KE, Smith DV, Porcelli AJ, Kar K, Delgado MR (2015). Social Closeness and Feedback Modulate Susceptibility to the Framing Effect. Social Neuroscience, 10(1), 35-45. Abstract PDF

Smith DV & Delgado MR (2015). Social Nudges: Utility Conferred from Others. Nature Neuroscience, 18(6), 791-792. Abstract PDF


Murty VP, Shermohammed M, Smith DV, Carter RM, Huettel SA, Adcock RA (2014). Resting State Networks Distinguish Human Ventral Tegmental Area from Substantia Nigra. NeuroImage, 100(1), 580-589. Abstract PDF

Smith DV, Utevsky AV, Bland AR, Clement NJ, Clithero JA, Harsch AE, Carter RM, Huettel SA (2014). Characterizing Individual Differences in Functional Connectivity Using Dual-Regression and Seed-Based Approaches. NeuroImage, 95(1), 1-12. Abstract PDF

Smith DV, Clithero JA, Boltuck SE, Huettel SA (2014). Functional Connectivity with Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Reflects Subjective Value for Social Rewards. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9(12), 2017-2025. Abstract PDF

Utevsky AV, Smith DV, Huettel SA (2014). Precuneus is a Functional Core of the Default-Mode Network. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(3), 932-940. Abstract PDF

Karnath H-O & Smith DV (2014). The Next Step in Modern Brain Lesion Analysis: Multivariate Pattern Analysis. Brain, 137(9), 2405-2407. PDF


Strauman TJ, Detloff AM, Sestokas R, Smith DV, Goetz EL, Rivera C, Kwapil L (2013). What Shall I Be, What Must I Be: Neural Correlates of Personal Goal Activation. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6:123. Abstract PDF

Smith DV, Clithero JA, Rorden C, Karnath H-O (2013). Decoding the Anatomical Network of Spatial Attention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 110(4), 1518-1523. Abstract PDF


Jelsone-Swain L, Smith DV, Baylis GC (2012). The Effect of Stimulus Duration and Motor Response in Hemispatial Neglect During a Visual Search Task. PLoS ONE, 7(5), e37369. Abstract PDF


Libedinsky C, Smith DV, Teng CS, Namburi P, Chen V, Huettel SA, Chee MLW (2011). Sleep Deprivation Alters Valuation Signals in the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 5:70. Abstract PDF

Clithero JA, Reeck CC, Carter RM, Smith DV, Huettel SA (2011). Nucleus Accumbens Mediates Relative Motivation for Rewards in the Absence of Choice. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:87. Abstract PDF

Appelbaum LG, Smith DV, Boehler CN, Wen C, Woldorff MG (2011). Rapid Modulation of Sensory Processing Induced by Stimulus Conflict. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(9), 2620-2628. Abstract PDF

Clithero JA, Smith DV, Carter RM, Huettel SA (2011). Within- and Cross-Participant Classifiers Reveal Different Neural Coding of Information. NeuroImage, 56(2), 699-708. Abstract PDF

Bland AR, Mushtaq F, Smith DV (2011). Exploiting Trial-to-Trial Variability in Multimodal Experiments. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:80. PDF


Hayden BY, Smith DV, Platt ML (2010). Cognitive Control Signals in Posterior Cingulate Cortex. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 4:223. Abstract PDF

Smith DV, Davis B, Niu K, Healy E, Bonilha L, Fridriksson J, Morgan P, Rorden C (2010). Spatial Attention Evokes Similar Activation Patterns for Visual and Auditory Stimuli. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(2), 347-361. Abstract PDF

Smith DV, Hayden BY, Truong T-K, Song AW, Platt ML, Huettel SA (2010). Distinct Value Signals in Anterior and Posterior Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(7), 2490- 2495. Abstract PDF

Smith DV & Huettel SA (2010). Decision Neuroscience: Neuroeconomics. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 1(6), 854-871. Abstract PDF

2009 & Earlier

Hayden BY, Smith DV, Platt ML (2009). Electrophysiological Correlates of Default-Mode Processing in Macaque Posterior Cingulate Cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 106(14), 5948-5953. Abstract PDF

Smith DV & Clithero JA (2009). Manipulating Executive Function with Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 3:26. PDF

Clithero JA & Smith DV (2009). Reference and Preference: How Does the Brain Scale Subjective Value? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3:11. PDF

Almor A, Smith DV, Bonilha L, Fridriksson J, Rorden C (2007). What is in a Name? Spatial Brain Circuits are Used to Track Discourse References. Neuroreport, 18(12), 1215-1219. Abstract PDF