IDRIS Lab

Investigating Decision-making and Reward In Schizophrenia 

Publications
 
- James A. Waltz -

 

 

Articles: 

 

2014 (& in press)

 

Doll, B.B., Waltz, J.A., Cockburn, J., Brown, J.K., Frank, M.J., Gold, J.M. (In Press). Reduced susceptibility to confirmation bias in schizophrenia. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience. Epub 2014 Jan 31. PMID: 24481852. PDF

 

Strauss, G.P., Waltz, J.A., Gold, J.M. (In Press). A review of reward processing and motivational impairment in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, S107-16. Epub 2013 Dec 27. PMID: 24375459. PMCID: PMC3934394. PDF

 

Rose, E.J., Salmeron, B.J., Ross, T.J., Waltz, J., Schweitzer, J.B., McClure, S.M., Stein, E.A. (In Press). Temporal Difference Error Prediction Signal Dysregulation in Cocaine Dependence. Neuropsychopharmacology. Epub 2014 Jan 29. PMID: 24569319. PDF

 

2013

 

Waltz, J.A., Kasanova, Z., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., McMahon, R.P., Gold, J.M., Stein, E.A. (2013). The roles of reward, default, and executive control networks in set-shifting impairments in schizophrenia. PLoS-ONE, 8, e57257. PDF

 

Brown, J.K., Waltz, J.A., Strauss, G.P., McMahon, R.P., Frank, M.J., Gold, J.M. (2013). Hypothetical decision making in schizophrenia: The role of expected value computation and "irrational" biases. Psychiatry Research, 202, 142-149. PDF

 

Gold, J.M., Strauss, G.P., Waltz, J.A., Robinson, B.M., Brown, J.K., Frank, M.J. (2013). Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia Are Associated with Abnormal Effort-Cost Computations. Biological Psychiatry, 74, 130-136. PDF

 

2012

 

Gold, J.M. Waltz, J.A., Matveeva, T.M., Kasanova, Z., Strauss, G.P., Herbener, E.S., Collins, A.G.E., Frank, M.J. (2012). Negative symptoms in schizophrenia result from a failure to represent the expected value of rewards: Behavioral and computational modeling evidence. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69, 129-138. PDF

 

Strauss, G.P., Lee, B.G., Waltz, J.A., Robinson, B.M., Brown, J.K., Gold, J.M. (2012). Cognition-emotion interactions are modulated by working memory capacity in individuals with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 141, 257-261. PDF

 

Simpson, E.H., Waltz, J.A., Kellendonk, C., Balsam, P.D. (2012). Schizophrenia in Translation: Dissecting Motivation in Schizophrenia and Rodents. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 1111-1117. PDF

 

2011

 

Waltz, J.A., Frank, M.J., Wiecki, T.V., Gold, J.M. (2011). Altered probabilistic learning and response biases in schizophrenia: Behavioral evidence and neurocomputational modeling. Neuropsychology, 25, 86-97. PDF

 

Strauss, G.P., Robinson, B.M., Waltz, J.A., Frank, M.J., Kasanova, Z., Herbener, E.S., Gold, J.M. (2011). Patients with schizophrenia demonstrate inconsistent preference judgments for affective and non-affective stimuli. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 37, 1295-1304. PDF

 

Kasanova, Z., Waltz, J.A., Strauss, G.P., Frank, M.J., Gold, J.M. (2011). Optimizing vs. Matching: Response Strategy in a Probabilistic Learning Task is associated with Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 127, 215-222. PDF

 

Strauss, G.P.*, Frank, M.F.*, Waltz, J.A., Kasanova, Z., Herbener, E.S., Gold, J.M. (2011). Deficits in Positive Reinforcement Learning and Uncertainty-Driven Exploration are Associated with Distinct Aspects of Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, 69, 424-431. (*authors contributed equally to this work). PDF

 

Boggs, D.L., Kelly, D.L., McMahon, R.P., Gold, J.M., Gorelick, D.A., Linthicum, J., Conley, R.R., Liu, F., Waltz, J., Huestis, M.A., Buchanan, R.W. (2011). Rimonabant for neurocognition in schizophrenia: a 16-week double blind randomized placebo controlled trial. Schizophrenia Research, 134, 207-210. PDF

 

2010

 

Waltz, J.A., Schweitzer, J.B., Ross, T.J., Kurup, P.K., Salmeron, B.J., Rose, E.J., Gold, J.M., Stein, E.A. (2010). Abnormal responses to monetary outcomes in cortex, but not in the basal ganglia, in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology, 35, 2427-39. PDF

 

2009

 

Gold, J.M., Hahn, B., Strauss, G.P., Waltz, J.A. (2009). Turning it upside down: areas of preserved cognitive function in schizophrenia. Neuropsychology Review, 19, 294-311. PDF

 

Haenschel, C., Bittner, R., Waltz, J.A., Haertling, F., Wibral, M., Singer, W., Linden, D.E.J., and Rodriguez, E. (2009). Cortical oscillatory activity is critical for working memory as revealed by deficits in early onset schizophrenia. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 9481-89. PDF

 

Pipa, G., Städtler, E.S., Rodriguez, E.F., Waltz, J.A., Muckli, L.F., Singer, W., Goebel, R., Munk, M.H. (2009). Performance- and stimulus-dependent oscillations in monkey prefrontal cortex during short-term memory. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 3, 25. PDF

 

2008

 

Gold, J.M., Waltz, J.A., Prentice, K.J., Morris, S.E., Heerey, E.A. (2008). Reward Processing in Schizophrenia: A Deficit in the Representation of Value. Schizophrenia Bulletin 34, 835-847. PDF

 

2007

 

Lu, H., Zuo, Y., Gu, H., Waltz, J.A., Zhan, W., Scholl, C.A., Rea, W., Yang, Y., and Stein, E.A. (2007). Synchronized Delta Oscillations Correlate with the Resting-state fMRI Signal. Proc. Natl. Academy Sciences, 104, 18265-18269. PDF

 

Waltz, J.A., Frank, M.J., Robinson, B.M., and Gold, J.M. (2007). Selective reinforcement learning deficits in schizophrenia support predictions from computational models of striato-cortical dysfunction. Biological Psychiatry 62, 756-764. PDF

 

Waltz, J.A., and Gold, J.M. (2007). Probabilistic reversal learning impairments in schizophrenia: further evidence of orbitofrontal dysfunction. Schizophrenia Research 93, 296-303. PDF

 

pre-2007

 

Waltz, J.A., Knowlton, B.J., Holyoak, K.J., Boone, K.B., Back, C., McPherson, S., Masterman, D., Chow, T., Cummings, J.L., and Miller, B.L. (2004). Relational integration and executive function in Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychology 18, 296-305. PDF

 

Linden, D.E.J., Bittner, R.A., Muckli, L., Waltz, J.A., Kriegeskorte, N., Goebel, R., Singer, W., and Munk, M.H.J. (2003). Cortical capacity constraints for visual working memory: Dissociation of fMRI load effects in a fronto-parietal network. NeuroImage, 20, 1518-1530. PDF

 

Waltz, J.A., Lau, A., Grewal, S., and Holyoak, K.J. (2000). The role of working memory in analogical reasoning. Memory & Cognition, 28, 1205-1212. PDF

 

Waltz, J.A., Knowlton, B.J., Holyoak, K.J., Boone, K.B., Mishkin, F.S., de Menezes Santos, M., Thomas, C.R., and Miller, B.L. (1999). A system for relational reasoning in human prefrontal cortex. Psychological Science, 10, 119-125. PDF

 

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

Waltz, J.A. (2005). Impairments of Memory and Reasoning in Patients with Neuropsychiatric Illness: Disruptions of Dynamic Cognitive Binding? In R. W. Engle, G. Sedek, U. von Hecker, D. N. McIntosh (Eds.), Cognitive Limitations in Aging and Psychopathology: Attention, Working Memory, and Executive Functions. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

 

Waltz, J.A. (2003). Working memory. In M.J. Aminoff and R.B. Daroff (Eds.), Encyclopedia for Neurological Sciences. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

 

 

 

Other Brief Communications:

 

Waltz, J.A., Knowlton, B.J., and Holyoak, K.J. (1998). Relational reasoning, the central executive, and prefrontal cortex. Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 21, 846-847.

 

 

 

First-author Abstracts/Proceedings:

 

Waltz, J.A., Brown, J.K., Frank, M.J., Strauss, G.P., Gold, J.M. (2012). Erratic Decision Making in Schizophrenia: The Roles of Normative Biases and Expected Value Computation. Biological Psychiatry 67, S89. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Brown, J.K., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., Gold, J.M., Stein, E.A. (2012). Sensory-specific satiety in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology, 37. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Frank, M.J., Kasanova, Z., Strauss, G.P., Gold, J.M. (2011). Selective deficits in reward-driven probabilistic learning in schizophrenia point to dopamine D1 receptor dysfunction. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 37, S232. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Kasanova, Z., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., Gold, J.M., Stein, E.A. (2011). Investigating the Neural Substrates of Negative Symptoms: Results from fMRI Studies of Outcome Processing in Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 37, S232. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Kasanova, Z., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., Kurup, P.K., Gold, J.M., Stein, E.A. (2010). Abnormal neural responses associated with feedback-driven switching in schizophrenia. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 36. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Kasanova, Z., Frank, M.J., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., Kurup, P.K., Gold, J.M., Stein, E.A. (2010). Neural correlates of model-based reinforcement learning parameters in healthy volunteers and patients with schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology, 35.

 

Waltz, J.A., Schweitzer, J.B., Gold, J.M., Rose, E.J., Kurup, P.K., Salmeron, B.J., Ross, T.J., McClure, S.M., Stein, E.A. (2009). Neural correlates of the subjective experience of reward in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35, S548. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Gold, J.M., Kasanova, Z., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., Kurup, P.K., Stein, E.A. (2009). Neural correlates of probabilistic reversal learning performance in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology, 34.

 

Waltz, J.A., Wonodi, I., Elliot, A., Lin, P., Hong, L.E., Gold, J.M., Thaker, G. Genetic Influences on Reinforcement Learning Performance in Schizophrenia (2008). Brain Responses to Temporal Difference Errors in a Passive Learning Task in Patients with Schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry 63, 267S.

 

Waltz, J.A., Schweitzer, J.B., Gold, J.M., Rose, E.J., Kurup, P.K., Salmeron, B.J., Ross, T.J., Stein, E.A. (2008). Neural responses to monetary outcomes in patients with schizophrenia. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 34. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Frank, M.J., Gold, J.M. (2007). Patients with schizophrenia show impaired reward-driven learning, despite an increased rate of responding, in a novel Go-NoGo learning task. Schizophrenia Bulletin 33, S548. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Schweitzer, J.B., Gold, J.M., Kurup, P.K., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., Rose, E.J., Warren, K.R.B., McClure, S.M., Stein, E.A. (2007). Brain Responses to Temporal Difference Errors in a Passive Learning Task in Patients with Schizophrenia. NeuroImage 36, S66. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Schweitzer, J.B., Gold, J.M., Kurup, P.K., Ross, T.J., Salmeron, B.J., Rose, E.J., Warren, K.R.B., McClure, S.M., Stein, E.A. (2007). Functional MRI correlates of abnormal prediction error signalling in schizophrenia. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 33. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Frank, M.J., Robinson, B.M., Gold, J.M. (2006). Impairments in Probabilistic Learning in Schizophrenia: The Role of Reinforcement. Biological Psychiatry 59, 113S. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Haenschel, C., Bittner, R. A., Haertling, F., Rotarska-Jagiela, A., Maurer, K., Singer, W., Linden, D. E. (2005). Reduced P100 amplitude in schizophrenics is associated with abnormal evoked and induced gamma-band activity and intertrial phase-locking values. Schizophrenia Bulletin 31, S466. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Rodriguez, E.F., Fries, P., Staedtler, E.S., Muckli, L.F., Goebel, R., Pipa, G., Singer, W., Munk, M.H.J. (2003). Enhanced spike-field coherence in macaque prefrontal cortex associated with better performance on delayed-response task. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 29. 

 

Waltz J., Linden D., Bittner R., Muckli L., Singer W., Goebel R., and Munk, M. (2002). Correspondence between EEG Gamma Band Activity and fMRI Bold Activity in Humans Performing Visual Short Term Memory Tasks. 3rd Forum of the Federation of European Neuoscience Societies, Book of Abstracts. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Linden, D.E.J., Bittner, R., Muckli, L., Goebel, R., Singer, W., and Munk, M.H.J. (2002). Working memory load-dependent changes in the power of evoked and induced oscillations in the EEG. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 28. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Linden, D.E.J., Prvulovic, D., Singer, W., and Munk, M.H.J. Joint time-frequency analysis of EEG activity in humans performing a delayed discrimination task: The effect of short-term memory load (2001). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 13, S88. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Knowlton, B.J., Holyoak, K.J., Boone, K.B., Masterman, D., Chow, T., Reback, E., Barclay, T., Carr, L., O'Connor, S., Mishkin, F.S., and Miller, B.L. (1999). Performance on the N-back task dissociates DAT patients with prefrontal cortical impairment from those without. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 11, S34. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Knowlton, B.J., Holyoak, K.J., Boone, K.B., and Miller, B.L. (1998). A Double Dissociation between Declarative Memory and Relational Reasoning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, S48. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Knowlton, B.J., Holyoak, K.J., Masterman, D., Tom, T., Boone, K.B., and Miller, B.L. (1998). Performance of Patients with Dementia of Alzheimer's Type on Relational Reasoning Tasks Sensitive to Prefrontal Cortical Damage. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24, 258. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Knowlton, B.J., Holyoak, K.J., Boone, K.B., and Miller, B.L. (1997). Relational Reasoning in Fronto-temporal Dementia. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 23, 258. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Holyoak, K.J., and Halford, G.S. (1996). The Role of Working Memory in Schema Induction. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 18, 863.

 

 

 

Major Invited Speeches:

 

Waltz, J.A., Motivational Deficits and the Physiology of Reward Processing. Colloquium given to the Department of Psychology, UMBC, January 2013.

 

Waltz, J.A., Do’s and don’ts of being an independent researcher. Participant in symposium, "Transitioning to Independence", sponsored by Research Career Development Program, UMSOM, Baltimore, MD, July 2013. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Functional MRI correlates of positive and negative symptoms in schizophrenia. Participant in study group, "NIMH Research Domain Criteria Project: How will the criteria work for studies of diagnosis and new drug development?" at 51st Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, December 2012, Hollywood, Florida.

 

Waltz, J.A., Neuroimaging of Reward Processing in Schizophrenia. Presented in the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry/New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY. Feb. 2011. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Selective deficits in reward-driven probabilistic learning in schizophrenia point to dopamine D1 receptor dysfunction. Participant in oral symposium, " Probabilistic feedback learning in schizophrenia: Mechanisms, etiology, and treatment", at 13th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, April 2011, Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Investigating the neural substrates of negative symptoms: Results from fMRI studies of outcome processing in schizophrenia. Participant in poster symposium, " Reward, Learning, and Motivational Drive in Schizophrenia: The Role of Prefrontal-Striatal Interactions", at 13th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, April 2011, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

 

Waltz, J.A., Deficits in Reward Processing and Reinforcement Learning In Schizophrenia. Presented in Center for Cognitive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, June 2007. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Neural Substrates of Reinforcement Learning and Their Relevance to Schizophrenic Psychopathology. Presented in Neuroscience Division, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt a.M., Germany. August 2007. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Electrophysiological Studies of Short-term Memory in Humans and Nonhuman Primates. Seminar presented in Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD, March 2004. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Representations of Symbols in Nonhuman Primates. Presented in Lecture Series "Cognitive Neurophysiology," Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Frankfurt a.M., Germany, May 2003. Waltz, J.A., Short-term Memory and Oscillatory Neuronal Activity in Macaque Prefrontal Cortex. Seminar presented in Laboratory for Neuropsychology, NIH, Bethesda, MD, November 2003.

 

Waltz, J.A., Studies of Working Memory and Reasoning in Patients with Schizophrenia and Dementia. Presented at symposium, "Cognitive Processes in Psychological States Potentially Impairing Adaptive Functioning," Kazimierz Dolny, Poland September 2002. 

 

Waltz, J.A., Working Memory Load-Dependent Changes in the Power of Evoked and Induced Oscillations in the EEG. presented at the Annual Institute Symposium of the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt a.M., Germany, December 2002.

 

Waltz, J.A., Time Course of EEG Gamma Band Power in Humans and Macaques Performing Short-term Memory Tasks. Presented in Symposium "Visual Perception," 5th Annual Meeting of the German Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Leipzig, Germany, September 2001. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated April 2014