Schaefer Publications

Selected Recent Publications

Zhang, F., Chang, H., Schaefer, S. M., & Gou, J. (2023). Biological age and brain age in midlife: relationship to multimorbidity and mental health. Neurobiology of aging, 132, 145–153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2023.09.003
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Abercrombie, H. C., Barnes, A. L., Nord, E. C., Finley, A. J., Higgins, E. T., Grupe, D. W., Rosenkranz, M. A., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2023). Inverse association between stress induced cortisol elevations and negative emotional reactivity to stress in humans. Stress, 26(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/10253890.2023.2174780 PMCID: PMC9930177
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Finley, A. J., Angus, D. J., van Reekum, C. M., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2022). Periodic and aperiodic contributions to theta-beta ratios across adulthood. Psychophysiology, 59(11), e14113. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.14113 PMCID: PMC9532351
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Grupe, D. W., Barnes, A. L., Gresham, L., Kirvin-Quamme, A., Nord, E., Alexander, A. L., Abercrombie, H. C., Schaefer, S. M., & Davidson, R. J. (2022). Perceived stress associations with hippocampal-dependent behavior and hippocampal subfield volume. Neurobiology of Stress, 19, 100469. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ynstr.2022.100469 PMCID: PMC9289864
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Pedersen, W. S., Dean III, D. C., Adluru, N., Gresham, L. K., Lee, S. D., Kelly, M. P., Mumford, J. A., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2022). Individual Variation in White Matter Microstructure is Related to Better Recovery from Negative Stimuli. Emotion, 22(2), 244-257. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000996 PMCID:PMC8881294
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Urban-Wojcik, E. J., Mumford, J. A., Almeida, D. M., Lachman, M. E., Ryff, C. D., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2022). Emodiversity, health, and well-being in the MIDUS daily diary study. Emotion, 22(4), 603-615. http://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000753 PMCID:PMC7544683
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Urban-Wojcik, E.J., Lee, S., Grupe, D.W., Quinlan, L., Gresham, L., Hammond, A., Charles, S.T., Lachman, M.E., Almeida, D.M., Davidson, R.J., & Schaefer, S.M., (2022). Diversity of daily activities is associated with greater hippocampal volume. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 22(1), 75-87. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-021-00942-5 PMCID: PMC8792192
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Goldberg, S. B., Flook, L., Hirshberg, M. J., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. M. (2021). Brief breath awareness training yields poorer working memory performance in the context of acute stress. Cognition and Emotion, 35(5), 1009-1017. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2021.1878113 PMCID: PMC8319214
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Puccetti, N., Schaefer, S., van Reekum, C., Ong, A., Almeida, D., Ryff, C., Davidson, R. J., & Heller, A. (2021). Linking amygdala persistence to real-world emotional experience and psychological well-being. The Journal of Neuroscience, 41(16), 3721-3730. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1637-20.2021 PMCID: PMC8055079
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Yu, Q., King, A. P., Yoon, C., Liberzon, I., Schaefer, S. M., Davidson, R. J., & Kitayama, S. (2021). Interdependent Self-Construal Predicts Increased Gray Matter Volume of Scene Processing Regions in the Brain. Biological Psychology, 161, 108050. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2021.108050 PMCID: PMC8375393
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Pedersen, W. S., Schaefer, S. M., Gresham, L. K., Lee, S. D., Kelly, M. P., Mumford, J. A., Oler, J. A., Davidson, R. J. (2020). Higher resting-state BNST-CeA connectivity is associated with greater corrugator supercilii reactivity to negatively valenced images. NeuroImage, 207, 116428. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116428 PMCID: PMC7058151
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Sommerfeldt, S., Schaefer, S., Mumford, J., Grupe, D., Abercrombie, H., Davidson, R. J. (2020). Neural Correlates of Heart Rate-Subjective Stress Coherence. Biological Psychiatry, 87(9), p. S312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.02.803 PMCID: Policy Exempt.
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Urban-Wojcik, E., Lee, S., Charles, S., Almeida, D., Davidson, R. J., & Schaefer, S. (2020). The Relationship Between Hippocampal Volume and Activity Diversity. Innovation in Aging, 4, Issue Supplement_1, 652-653. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igaa057.2249 PMCID: PMC7742556
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Guerrero, J. M., Adluru, N., Bendlin, B. B., Goldsmith, H. H., Schaefer, S. M., Davidson, R. J., Kecskemeti, S. R., Zhang, H., & Alexander, A. L. (2019). Optimizing the intrinsic parallel diffusivity in NODDI: An extensive empirical evaluation. PLOS One, 14(9), e0217118. https://doi.org/10.1101/630541 PMCID: PMC6760776
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Sommerfeldt, S. L., Schaefer, S. M., Brauer, M., Ryff, C. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Individual differences in the association between subjective stress and heart rate are related to psychological and physical well-being. Psychological Science, 30(7), 1016-1029. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797619849555 PMCID: PMC6657151
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Golland, Y., Hakim, A., Aloni, T., Schaefer, S., & Levit-Binnun, N. (2018). Affect dynamics of facial EMG during continuous emotional experiences. Biological Psychology, 139, 47-58.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.10.003
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Grupe, D. W., Schaefer, S. M., Lapate, R. C., Schoen, A. J., Gresham, L. K., Mumford, J. A., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). Behavioral and neural indices of affective coloring for neutral social stimuli. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(3), 310-20.  https://doi.org/10.1101/178384 PMCID: PMC5836278
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Schaefer, S. M., van Reekum, C. M., Lapate, R. C., Heller, A. S., Grupe, D. W., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). The Temporal Dynamics of Emotional Responding: Implications for Well-Being and Health From the MIDUS Neuroscience Project. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Integrative Health Science. Oxford University Press.  https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190676384.013.27 PMCID: Policy Exempt.
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van Reekum, C. M., Schaefer, S. M., Lapate, R. C., Norris, C. J., Tun, P. A., Lachman, M. E., Ryff, C. A., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). Aging is associated with a prefrontal lateral-medial shift during picture-induced negative affect. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(2), 156-63.  https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsx144 PMCID: PMC5827343
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Ryff, C. D., Heller, A. S., Schaefer, S. M., van Reekum, C., & Davidson, R. J. (2016). Purposeful engagement, healthy aging, and the brain. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 3(4), 318–327.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40473-016-0096-z PMCID: PMC5438094
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Hanson, J. L., Nacewicz, B. M., Sutterer, M. J., Cayo, A. A., Schaefer, S. M., Rudolph, K. D., Shirtcliff, E. A., Pollak, S. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2015). Behavior problems after early life stress: Contributions of the hippocampus and amygdala. Biological Psychiatry, 77(4), 314–323.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.04.020 PMCID: PMC4241384
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Hosseinbor, A. P., Chung, M. K., Koay, C. G., Schaefer, S. M., van Reekum, C. M., Schmitz, L. P., Sutterer, M., Alexander, A. L., & Davidson, R. J. (2015). 4D hyperspherical harmonic (HyperSPHARM) representation of surface anatomy: A holistic treatment of multiple disconnected anatomical structures. Medical Image Analysis, 22(1), 89–101.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2015.02.004 PMCID: PMC4405486
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Lapate, R. C., van Reekum, C. M., Schaefer, S. M., Greischar, L. L., Norris, C. J., Bachhuber, D. R. W., Ryff, C. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2014). Prolonged marital stress is associated with short-lived responses to positive stimuli. Psychophysiology, 51(6), 499–509.  https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12203 PMCID: PMC4008713
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Heller, A. S., van Reekum, C. M., Schaefer, S. M., Lapate, R. C., Radler, B. T., Ryff, C. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2013). Sustained striatal activity predicts eudaimonic well-being and cortisol output. Psychological Science, 24(11), 2191–2200.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797613490744 PMCID: PMC3866962
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Schaefer, S. M., Boylan J. M., van Reekum C. M., Lapate R. C., Norris C. J., Ryff C. D., & Davidson R. J. (2013). Purpose in life predicts better emotional recovery from negative stimuli. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e80329.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0080329 PMCID: PMC3827458
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