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Publications

 

2015

 

Weisman, O., … Lu, Y., Chong, A., Chen, Y., Monakhov, M., Chew, S.H., & Ebstein, R. The association between 2D:4D ratio and cognitive empathy is contingent on a common polymorphism in the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR rs53576). Psychoneuroendocrinology 58, 23-32 (2015).

Uzefovsky, F., … Oxytocin receptor and vasopressin receptor 1a genes are respectively associated with emotional and cognitive empathy. Horm Behav 67, 60-5 (2015).

Li, M. et al. Identification of new susceptibility loci for IgA nephropathy in Han Chinese. Nat Commun 6, 7270 (2015).

Krola, K.M., Monakhov, M., Lai, P.S., Ebstein, R.P. & Grossmann, T. Genetic variation in CD38 and breastfeeding experience interact to impact infants’ attention to social eye cues. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA in press(2015).

Feldman, R., Monakhov, M., Pratt, M. & Ebstein, R.P. Oxytocin Pathway Genes; Evolutionary Ancient System Impacting on Human Affiliation, Sociality, and Psychopathology. Biological Psychiatry IN PRESS(2015).

Ebstein, R.P. et al. Association between the dopamine D4 receptor gene exon III variable number of tandem repeats and political attitudes in female Han Chinese. Proc Biol Sci 282(2015).

Ben-Israel, S., Uzefovsky, F., Ebstein, R.P. & Knafo-Noam, A. Dopamine D4 receptor polymorphism and sex interact to predict children's affective knowledge. Front Psychol 6, 846 (2015).

 

2014

 

Uzefovsky, F.,… & Ebstein, R.P The Dopamine D4 Receptor Gene Shows a Gender-Sensitive Association With Cognitive Empathy: Evidence From Two Independent Samples. Emotion (2014).

Set, E.,… Zhong, S.F, Ebstein, R.P., Chew, S.H & Hsu, M. Dissociable contribution of prefrontal and striatal dopaminergic genes to learning in economic games. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, 9615-9620 (2014).

Schneiderman, I., Kanat-Maymon, Y., Ebstein, R.P. & Feldman, R. Cumulative risk on the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) underpins empathic communication difficulties at the first stages of romantic love. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 9, 1524-1529 (2014).

Feldman, R., Vengrober, A. & Ebstein, R.P. Affiliation buffers stress: cumulative genetic risk in oxytocin-vasopressin genes combines with early caregiving to predict PTSD in war-exposed young children. Transl Psychiatry 4, e370 (2014).

Ebstein, R.P., Monakhov, M., Lai, P.S. & Chew, S.H. CD38 Gene Expression and Human Personality Traits: Inverse Association with Novelty Seeking. Messenger 3, 72-77 (2014).

De Dreu, C.K. et al. Oxytonergic circuitry sustains and enables creative cognition in humans. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9, 1159-65 (2014).

Dadds, M.R. et al. Polymorphisms in the oxytocin receptor gene are associated with the development of psychopathy. Development and psychopathology 26, 21-31 (2014).

Dadds, M.R. et al. Methylation of the oxytocin receptor gene and oxytocin blood levels in the development of psychopathy. Dev Psychopathol 26, 33-40 (2014).

Bachner-Melman, R. & Ebstein, R.P. The role of oxytocin and vasopressin in emotional and social behaviors. Handb Clin Neurol 124, 53-68 (2014).

Treister, R., Pud, D., Ebstein, R.P. & Eisenberg, E. Dopamine Transporter Genotype Dependent Effects of Apomorphine on Cold Pain Tolerance in Healthy Volunteers. PloS one 8, e63808 (2013).

Shalev, I. & Ebstein, R.P. Frontiers in oxytocin science: from basic to practice. Front Neurosci 7, 250 (2013).

Pener-Tessler, R. et al. Boys' serotonin transporter genotype affects maternal behavior through self-control: A case of evocative gene–environment correlation. Development and Psychopathology 25, 151-162 (2013).

Mayseless, N., Uzefovsky, F., Shalev, I., Ebstein, R.P. & Shamay-Tsoory, S.G. The association between creativity and 7R polymorphism in the dopamine receptor D4 gene (DRD4). Front Hum Neurosci 7, 502 (2013).

Jiang, Y., Chew, S.H. & Ebstein, R.P. The role of D4 receptor gene exon III polymorphisms in shaping human altruism and prosocial behavior. Front Hum Neurosci 7, 195 (2013).

Feldman, R., Gordon, I., Influs, M., Gutbir, T. & Ebstein, R.P. Parental oxytocin and early caregiving jointly shape children's oxytocin response and social reciprocity. Neuropsychopharmacology 38, 1154-62 (2013).

Eisenegger, C. et al. DAT1 polymorphism determines L-DOPA effects on learning about others' prosociality. PLoS One 8, e67820 (2013).

Ebstein, R.P. et al. Oxytocin and vasopressin in human sociality and social psychopathologies. Oxytocin, Vasopressin and Related Peptides in the Regulation of Behavior, 343 (2013).

Ebstein, R.P., Melman, R.-B., Lai, P.S., Monakhov, M. & Chew, S.H. Genetics of Human Social Behaviour. in eLS (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2013).

Ebstein, R.P., Jiang, Y., Zhang, X. & Chew, S.H. Personality and Health. in Behavioral Genetics of Temperament and Personality (eds. Saudino, K.J. & Ganiban, J.M.) (Springer, 2013).

De Dreu, C.K. et al. Oxytonergic circuitry sustains and enables creative cognition in humans. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci (2013).

Chew, S.H., Ebstein, R.P. & Zhong, S. Sex-hormone genes and gender difference in ultimatum game: Experimental evidence from China and Israel. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 90, 28-42 (2013).

Camperio Ciani, A.S., Edelman, S. & Ebstein, R.P. The Dopamine D4 Receptor (DRD4) Exon 3 VNTR Contributes to Adaptive Personality Differences in an Italian Small Island Population. European Journal of personality (2013).

 

2013

 

Chew, S.H., Ebstein, R.P., & Zhong, S. Sex-hormone genes and gender difference in ultimatum game: Experimental evidence from china and israel. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,2013, 90, 28-42.

De Dreu, C. K., Baas, M., Roskes, M., Sligte, D. J., Ebstein, R. P., Chew, S. H, Tong, T., Jiang, J., Mayseless, N. and Shamay-Tsoory, S.G., Oxytonergic circuitry sustains and enables creative cognition in humans. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience,2013, nst094.

Ebstein, R.P., Bachner-Melman, R., Lai, P.S., Monakhov, M., and Chew, S.H., Genetics of Human Social Behaviour. In: eLS,2013, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Jiang, Y., Chew, S.H., and Ebstein, R.P., The role of D4 receptor gene exon III polymorphisms in shaping human altruism and prosocial behavior. Front Hum Neurosci, 2013, 7:195.

 

2012

 

Chew, S.H. and Sagi, J.S., An Inequality Measure for Stochastic Allocations. Journal of Economic Theory, 2012, 147 (4) :1517-1544. (view pdf)

Chew, S.H. and Ebstein, R.P. and Zhong, S., Ambiguity aversion and familiarity bias: Evidence from behavioral and gene association studies. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2012 (view pdf)

Zhong, S. and Chark, R. and Ebstein, R.P. and Chew, S.H., Imaging genetics for utility of risks over gains and losses. Neuroimage, 2012, 59 (1) :540--546. (view pdf)
 
Zhong, S. and Monakhov, M. and Mok, H.P. and Tong, T. and San Lai, P. and Chew, S.H. and Ebstein, R.P., U-Shaped Relation between Plasma Oxytocin Levels and Behavior in the Trust Game. PloS one, 2012, 7 (12) :e51095. (view pdf)

 

2011

 

Ebstein, R.P. and Knafo, A. and Mankuta, D. and Chew, S.H. and Lai, P.S., The contributions of oxytocin and vasopressin pathway genes to human behavior. Hormones and behavior, 2011 (view pdf)

Knafo, A. and Israel, S. and Ebstein, R.P., Heritability of children's prosocial behavior and differential susceptibility to parenting by variation in the dopamine receptor D4 gene. Development and psychopathology, 2011, 23 (1) :53. (view pdf)

Riebold, M. and Mankuta, D. and Lerer, E. and Israel, S. and Zhong, S. and Nemanov, L. and Monakhov, M.V. and Levi, S. and Yirmiya, N. and Yaari, M. and others, All-trans retinoic acid upregulates reduced CD38 transcription in lymphoblastoid cell lines from autism spectrum disorder. Molecular Medicine, 2011, 17 (7-8) :799. (view pdf)

Shalev, I. and Israel, S. and Uzefovsky, F. and Gritsenko, I. and Kaitz, M. and Ebstein, R.P., Vasopressin needs an audience: Neuropeptide elicited stress responses are contingent upon perceived social evaluative threats. Hormones and behavior, 2011, 60 (1) :121--127. (view pdf)

 

2010

 

Zhong, S. and Israel, S. and Shalev, I. and Xue, H. and Ebstein, R.P. and Chew, S.H., Dopamine D4 receptor gene associated with fairness preference in ultimatum game. PloS one, 2010, 5 (11) :e13765. (view pdf)

Eisenegger, C. and Knoch, D. and Ebstein, R.P. and Gianotti, L.R.R. and Sándor, P.S. and Fehr, E., Dopamine receptor D4 polymorphism predicts the effect of L-DOPA on gambling behavior. Biological psychiatry, 2010, 67 (8) :702--706. (view pdf)

Ebstein, R.P. and Israel, S. and Chew, S.H. and Zhong, S. and Knafo, A., Genetics of human social behavior. Neuron, 2010, 65 (6) :831--844. (view pdf)

 

2009

 
Zhong, S. and Israel, S. and Xue, H. and Ebstein, R.P. and Chew, S.H., Monoamine oxidase A gene (MAOA) associated with attitude towards longshot risks. PLoS One, 2009, 4 (12) :e8516. (view pdf)

Zhong, S. and Israel, S. and Xue, H. and Sham, P.C. and Ebstein, R.P. and Chew, S.H., A neurochemical approach to valuation sensitivity over gains and losses. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2009, 276 (1676) :4181--4188. (view pdf)

Zhong, S. and Chew, S.H. and Set, E. and Zhang, J. and Xue, H. and Sham, P.C. and Ebstein, R.P. and Israel, S., The heritability of attitude toward economic risk. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 2009, 12 (01) :103--107. (view pdf)

Israel, S. and Lerer, E. and Shalev, I. and Uzefovsky, F. and Riebold, M. and Laiba, E. and Bachner-Melman, R. and Maril, A. and Bornstein, G. and Knafo, A. and others, The oxytocin receptor (OXTR) contributes to prosocial fund allocations in the dictator game and the social value orientations task. PLoS One, 2009, 4 (5) :e5535. (view pdf)

 

 

2008

 
Chew, S.H. and Sagi, J.S., Small worlds: Modeling attitudes toward sources of uncertainty. Journal of Economic Theory, 2008, 139 (1) :1--24. (view pdf)

Chew, S.H. and Li, K.K. and Chark, R. and Zhong, S., Source preference and ambiguity aversion: models and evidence from behavioral and neuroimaging experiments. 2008, :179-201. (view pdf)

Israel, S. and Lerer, E. and Shalev, I. and Uzefovsky, F. and Reibold, M. and Bachner-Melman, R. and Granot, R. and Bornstein, G. and Knafo, A. and Yirmiya, N. and others, Molecular genetic studies of the arginine vasopressin 1a receptor (AVPR1a) and the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) in human behaviour: from autism to altruism with some notes in between. Prog Brain Res, 2008, 170 :435--449. (view pdf)
 
 
 

2007

 
 
Knafo, A. and Israel, S. and Darvasi, A. and Bachner-Melman, R. and Uzefovsky, F. and Cohen, L. and Feldman, E. and Lerer, E. and Laiba, E. and Raz, Y. and others, Individual differences in allocation of funds in the dictator game associated with length of the arginine vasopressin 1a receptor RS3 promoter region and correlation between RS3 length and hippocampal mRNA. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 2007, 7 (3) :266--275. (view pdf)

Lerer, E. and Levi, S. and Salomon, S. and Darvasi, A. and Yirmiya, N. and Ebstein, RP, Association between the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene and autism: relationship to Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales and cognition. Molecular psychiatry, 2007, 13 (10) :980--988. (view pdf)