Please see PubMed for most recent publications
Li, W.(2014). Learning to smell danger: Acquired associative representation of threat in the olfactory cortex. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.
*Krusemark, E.A., *Novak, L., Gitelman, D., & Li, W.(2013). When the Sense of Smell Meets Emotion: Anxiety-State-Dependent Olfactory Processing and Neural Circuitry Adaptation. Journal of Neuroscience,33,15324-15332.
*Krusemark, E.A. & Li, W.(2013). From Early sensory specialization to later perceptual generalization: Dynamic temporal progression in perceiving individual threats. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 587-94.
*Forscher, E.C., & Li, W.(2012). Hemispheric asymmetry and visuo-olfactory integration in perceiving subthreshold(micro) fearful expressions. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 2159-2165.
*Krusemark, E.A., & Li, W.(2012). Enhanced olfactory sensory perception of threat in anxiety: An event-related fMRI study.Chemosensory Perception 5, 37-45.
Baskin-Sommers, A., Curtin, J.J., Li, W.,& Newman, J.P. (2012). Psychopathy-related differences in selections in selective attention are captured by an early event related potential. Persoanlity Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 3,370-378.
Lake, A.J., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Li, W., Curtin, J.J., & Newman, J.P. (2011) Evidence for unique threat-processing mechanisms in psychopathic and anxious individuals. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, 451-462
*Krusemark, E.A., & Li, W. (2011). Do all threats work the same way? Divergent effects of fear and disgust on sensoryperception and attention. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 3429-34.
Li, W.,Howard, J. D., & Gottfried, J.A. (2010). Disruption of odor quality coding in piriform cortex mediates olfactory deficits in Alzheimer’s disease. Brain, 133, 2714-26. PMID: 20724290.
Li, W., Lopez, L., Osher, J., Howard, J. D., Parrish, T., & Gottfried, J.A. (2010). Right Orbitofrontal Cortex Mediates Conscious Olfactory Perception. Psychological Science, 21, 1454-63. PMID: 20817780.
Chen, J.C.C., Li, W., Liu, M., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Brain potentials and conceptual implicit memory for subliminally presented words. Brain Research, 12845, 135-47. PMID: 19505447.
Li, W., Howard, J. D., Parrish, T., & Gottfried, J.A. (2008). Aversive learning enhances perceptual and cortical discrimination of indiscriminable odor cues. Science, 319, 1842-1845.
Li, W., Zinbarg, R.E., Boehm, S.G., & Paller, K.A. (2008). Neural and behavioral evidence for affective priming from unconsciously perceived emotional facial expressions and the influence of trait anxiety. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2095-107.
Li, W., Paller, K.A., & Zinbarg, R.E. (2008). Unconscious priming of threat words varies with trait anxiety. Cognition and Emotion, 22,44-62.
Li, W., Moallem, I., Paller, K.A., & Gottfried, J.A. (2007). Subliminal smells can guide social preferences. Psychological Science, 18,1044-1049.
Li, W.,Zinbarg, R.E., & Paller, K.A. (2007). Trait anxiety modulates both supraliminal and subliminal threat: Brain potential evidence for both early and late processing. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, 25-36.
Li, W., & Zinbarg, R.E. (2007). Anxiety sensitivity and panic—A one-year longitudinal study. Behavior Modification, 31, 145-161.
Li, W., Luxenberg, E., Parrish, T., & Gottfried, J.A. (2006). Learning to smell the roses: experience-dependent plasticity in human piriform and orbitofrontal cortices. Neuron, 52,1097-1108.
*denotes trainee of CANLab