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Christine Larson PhD

Christine Larson PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Department: Psychology

Member of the Neuroscience Research Center


Research Experience

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Electroencephalography
  • Emotions
  • Event-Related Potentials, P300
  • Galvanic Skin Response
  • Limbic System
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Electromyography
  • Event-Related Potentials, P300
  • Galvanic Skin Response
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • MCW Program / Core Facilities

  • Center for Imaging Research
  • Publications

  • State rumination enhances elaborative processing of negative material as evidenced by the late positive potential. (Lewis KL, Taubitz LE, Duke MW, Steuer EL, Larson CL) Emotion 2015 Dec;15(6):687-93 PMID: 26147861 PMCID: PMC5827937 07/07/2015       4 Citations
  • Imbalance of default mode and regulatory networks during externally focused processing in depression. (Belleau EL, Taubitz LE, Larson CL) Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2015 May;10(5):744-51 PMID: 25274576 PMCID: PMC4420753 10/03/2014       22 Citations
  • Worry is associated with impaired gating of threat from working memory. (Stout DM, Shackman AJ, Johnson JS, Larson CL) Emotion 2015 Feb;15(1):6-11 PMID: 25151519 PMCID: PMC4324005 08/26/2014       32 Citations
  • Brain, body, and cognition: neural, physiological and self-report correlates of phobic and normative fear. (Schaefer HS, Larson CL, Davidson RJ, Coan JA) Biol Psychol 2014 Apr;98:59-69 PMID: 24561099 PMCID: PMC4251669 02/25/2014       9 Citations
  • The interplay of attention and emotion: top-down attention modulates amygdala activation in psychopathy. (Larson CL, Baskin-Sommers AR, Stout DM, Balderston NL, Curtin JJ, Schultz DH, Kiehl KA, Newman JP) Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 2013 Dec;13(4):757-70 PMID: 23712665 PMCID: PMC3806893 05/29/2013       45 Citations
  • Failure to filter: anxious individuals show inefficient gating of threat from working memory. (Stout DM, Shackman AJ, Larson CL) Front Hum Neurosci 2013;7:58 PMID: 23459454 PMCID: PMC3586709 03/06/2013    
  • Modulation of the startle reflex across time by unpleasant pictures distinguishes dysphoric from non-dysphoric women. (Taubitz LE, Robinson JS, Larson CL) Int J Psychophysiol 2013 Feb;87(2):124-9 PMID: 23147394 PMCID: PMC5828007 11/14/2012       7 Citations
  • Characterizing the anomalous cognition-emotion interactions in externalizing. (Baskin-Sommers AR, Curtin JJ, Larson CL, Stout D, Kiehl KA, Newman JP) Biol Psychol 2012 Sep;91(1):48-58 PMID: 22579718 PMCID: PMC3407296 05/15/2012       19 Citations
  • MAOA T941G polymorphism and the time course of emotional recovery following unpleasant pictures. (Larson CL, Taubitz LE, Robinson JS) Psychophysiology 2010 Sep;47(5):857-62 PMID: 20374544 04/09/2010       7 Citations
  • Do aggression and rule-breaking have different interpersonal correlates? A study of antisocial behavior subtypes, negative affect, and hostile perceptions of others. (Burt SA, Mikolajewski AJ, Larson CL) Aggress Behav 2009 Nov-Dec;35(6):453-61 PMID: 19780037 09/26/2009       27 Citations
  • The possible influence of impulsivity and dietary restraint on associations between serotonin genes and binge eating. (Racine SE, Culbert KM, Larson CL, Klump KL) J Psychiatr Res 2009 Dec;43(16):1278-86 PMID: 19493540 PMCID: PMC2870529 06/06/2009       39 Citations
  • Recognizing threat: a simple geometric shape activates neural circuitry for threat detection. (Larson CL, Aronoff J, Sarinopoulos IC, Zhu DC) J Cogn Neurosci 2009 Aug;21(8):1523-35 PMID: 18823242 10/01/2008       55 Citations
  • The shape of threat: simple geometric forms evoke rapid and sustained capture of attention. (Larson CL, Aronoff J, Stearns JJ) Emotion 2007 Aug;7(3):526-34 PMID: 17683209 08/09/2007       62 Citations
  • Full scenes produce more activation than close-up scenes and scene-diagnostic objects in parahippocampal and retrosplenial cortex: an fMRI study. (Henderson JM, Larson CL, Zhu DC) Brain Cogn 2008 Feb;66(1):40-9 PMID: 17606317 07/04/2007       43 Citations
  • Common and distinct patterns of affective response in dimensions of anxiety and depression. (Larson CL, Nitschke JB, Davidson RJ) Emotion 2007 Feb;7(1):182-91 PMID: 17352573 03/14/2007       57 Citations
  • Cortical activation to indoor versus outdoor scenes: an fMRI study. (Henderson JM, Larson CL, Zhu DC) Exp Brain Res 2007 May;179(1):75-84 PMID: 17123070 11/24/2006       25 Citations
  • Fear is fast in phobic individuals: amygdala activation in response to fear-relevant stimuli. (Larson CL, Schaefer HS, Siegle GJ, Jackson CA, Anderle MJ, Davidson RJ) Biol Psychiatry 2006 Aug 15;60(4):410-7 PMID: 16919528 08/22/2006       108 Citations
  • Stability of emotion-modulated startle during short and long picture presentation. (Larson CL, Ruffalo D, Nietert JY, Davidson RJ) Psychophysiology 2005 Sep;42(5):604-10 PMID: 16176383 09/24/2005       32 Citations
  • Functional coupling of simultaneous electrical and metabolic activity in the human brain. (Oakes TR, Pizzagalli DA, Hendrick AM, Horras KA, Larson CL, Abercrombie HC, Schaefer SM, Koger JV, Davidson RJ) Hum Brain Mapp 2004 Apr;21(4):257-70 PMID: 15038007 03/24/2004       139 Citations
  • Functional but not structural subgenual prefrontal cortex abnormalities in melancholia. (Pizzagalli DA, Oakes TR, Fox AS, Chung MK, Larson CL, Abercrombie HC, Schaefer SM, Benca RM, Davidson RJ) Mol Psychiatry 2004 Apr;9(4):325, 393-405 PMID: 14699431 12/31/2003       61 Citations
  • Last update: 09/25/2015
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