Blakey, R., Morgan, C., Gayer-Anderson, C., Davis, S., Beards, S., Harding, S., … & Viding, E. (2021). Prevalence of conduct problems and social risk factors in ethnically diverse inner-city schools. BMC public health, 21(1), 1-13.

De Brito, S. A., Forth, A. E., Baskin-Sommers, A. R., Brazil, I. A., Kimonis, E. R., Pardini, D., … & Viding, E. (2021). Psychopathy. Nature Reviews Disease Primers, 7(1), 1-21.

Gidziela, A., Rimfeld, K., Malanchini, M., Allegrini, A. G., McMillan, A., Selzam, S., … & Plomin, R. (2021). Using DNA to predict behaviour problems from preschool to adulthood. medRxiv.

Goemans, A., Viding, E., & McCrory, E. (2021). Child maltreatment, peer victimization, and mental health: neurocognitive perspectives on the cycle of victimization. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 15248380211036393.

Liu, C. Y., Asherson, P., Viding, E., Greven, C. U., & Pingault, J. B. (2021). Early Predictors of De Novo and Subthreshold Late-Onset ADHD in a Child and Adolescent Cohort. Journal of attention disorders, 25(9), 1240-1250.

Neil, L., Viding, E., Armbruster‐Genc, D., Lisi, M., Mareshal, I., Rankin, G., … & McCrory, E. (2021). Trust and childhood maltreatment: evidence of bias in appraisal of unfamiliar faces. Journal of child psychology and psychiatry.

O’Nions, E., Happé, F., Segers, J., Viding, E., & Noens, I. (2021). Parenting Goals: Links with Parenting Strategies in Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 5(1), 21-34.

O’Nions, E., Happé, F., Viding, E., & Noens, I. (2021). Extreme Demand Avoidance in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Refinement of a Caregiver-Report Measure. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 1-13.

Roubtsova, N., Parsons, M., Binetti, N., Mareschal, I., Viding, E., & Cosker, D. (2021). EmoGen: Quantifiable Emotion Generation and Analysis for Experimental Psychology. arXiv preprint arXiv:2107.00480.

Saarinen, A., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Viding, E., Dobewall, H., Kaseva, K., Lehtimäki, T., … & Hintsanen, M. (2021). Compassion protects against vital exhaustion and negative emotionality. Motivation and Emotion, 1-12.

Sebastian, C. L., Stafford, J., McCrory, E. J., Sethi, A., De Brito, S. A., Lockwood, P. L., & Viding, E. (2021). Modulation of amygdala response by cognitive conflict in adolescents with conduct problems and varying levels of CU traits. Research on child and adolescent psychopathology, 1-12.

Takahashi, Y., Pease, C. R., Pingault, J. B., & Viding, E. (2021). Genetic and environmental influences on the developmental trajectory of callous‐unemotional traits from childhood to adolescence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 62(4), 414-423.

Vasconcelos, M., Viding, E., Sebastian, C. L., Faria, S., Almeida, P. R., Gonçalves, Ó. F., … & Seara-Cardoso, A. (2021). Callous-unemotional traits moderate anticipated guilt and wrongness judgments to everyday moral transgressions in adolescents. Frontiers in psychiatry, 12, 231.

Werbeloff, N., Hilge Thygesen, J., Hayes, J. F., Viding, E. M., Johnson, S., & Osborn, D. P. (2021). Childhood sexual abuse in patients with severe mental Illness: Demographic, clinical and functional correlates. Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica, 143(6), 495-502.

Yoon, Y., Deighton, J., Wickersham, A., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Osborn, D., Viding, E., & Downs, J. (2021). The role of mental health symptomology and quality of life in predicting referrals to special child and adolescent mental health services. BMC psychiatry, 21(1), 1-8.


Barnoux, M., Alexander, R., Bhaumik, S., Devapriam, J., Duggan, C., Shepstone, L., … & Langdon, P. E. (2020). The face validity of an initial sub-typology of people with autism spectrum disorders detained in psychiatric hospitals. Autism, 24(7), 1885-1897.

Bland, A. R., Schei, T., Roiser, J. P., Mehta, M. A., Zahn, R., Seara-Cardoso, A., … & Elliott, R. (2020). Agency and intentionality-dependent experiences of moral emotions. Personality and Individual Differences, 164, 110125.

Bunderson, M., Armstrong, K., Mayes, L. C., McCrory, E. J., Thompson-Booth, C., & Rutherford, H. J. (2020). Facial recognition during early motherhood: Investigating the persistence of age and affect biases. Acta Psychologica, 210, 103136.

Carlisi, C. O., Moffitt, T. E., Knodt, A. R., Harrington, H., Ireland, D., Melzer, T. R., … & Viding, E. (2020). Associations between life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour and brain structure in a population-representative longitudinal birth cohort. The Lancet Psychiatry, 7(3), 245-253.

Carlisi, C., Reed, K., Helmink, F. G., Lachlan, R., Cosker, D. P., & Viding, E. (2020). Using evolutionary algorithms to uncover individual differences in how humans represent facial emotion.

Karwatowska, L., Russell, S., Solmi, F., De Stavola, B. L., Jaffee, S., Pingault, J. B., & Viding, E. (2020). Risk factors for disruptive behaviours: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of quasi-experimental evidence. BMJ open, 10(9), e038258.

Pluess, M., De Brito, S. A., Bartoli, A. J., McCrory, E., & Viding, E. (2020). Individual differences in sensitivity to the early environment as a function of amygdala and hippocampus volumes: An exploratory analysis in 12-year-old boys. Development and Psychopathology, 1-10.

Puetz, V. B., Viding, E., Gerin, M. I., Pingault, J. B., Sethi, A., Knodt, A. R., … & McCrory, E. (2020). Investigating patterns of neural response associated with childhood abuse v. childhood neglect. Psychological medicine, 50(8), 1398-1407.

Puetz, V. B., Viding, E., Hoffmann, F., Gerin, M. I., Sharp, M., Rankin, G., … & McCrory, E. J. (2020). Autobiographical memory as a latent vulnerability mechanism following childhood maltreatment: Association with future depression symptoms and prosocial behavior. Development and psychopathology, 1-8.

Roberts, R., McCrory, E., Bird, G., Sharp, M., Roberts, L., & Viding, E. (2020). Thinking about others’ minds: mental state inference in boys with conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits. Journal of abnormal child psychology, 48(10), 1279-1290.

Steinbeis, N., & McCrory, E. (2020). Editorial to the Special Issue on” On mechanisms of cognitive training and transfer in development”. Developmental science.

Viding, E. (2020). 11 Development of psychopathology: how can neurocognitive and genetically informative research improve our understanding of environmental risk?. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 91(8), e5-e5.

Viding, E., & McCrory, E. (2020). Disruptive behavior disorders: the challenge of delineating mechanisms in the face of heterogeneity. American Journal of Psychiatry, 177(9), 811-817.

Viding, E., McCrory, E., & Roberts, R. (2020). 19 Developmental Origins of Psychopathy. The Social Brain: A Developmental Perspective.

Werbeloff, N., Thygesen, J. H., Hayes, J., Viding, E., & Osborn, D. (2020). M128. THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE AND OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 46(Suppl 1), S184.

Westhoff, B., Molleman, L., Viding, E., van den Bos, W., & van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. (2020). Developmental asymmetries in learning to adjust to cooperative and uncooperative environments. Scientific reports, 10(1), 1-14.


Gerin, M. I., Hanson, E., Viding, E., & McCrory, E. J. (2019). A review of childhood maltreatment, latent vulnerability and the brain: implications for clinical practice and prevention. Adoption & Fostering, 43(3), 310-328. doi: 10.11770308575919865356

Gerin, M. I., Viding, E., Pingault, J. B., Puetz, V. B., Knodt, A. R., Radtke, S. R., … & McCrory, E. J. (2019). Heightened amygdala reactivity and increased stress generation predict internalizing symptoms in adults following childhood maltreatment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60(7), 752-761. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13041.

Liu, C. Y., Asherson, P., Viding, E., Greven, C. U., & Pingault, J. B. (2019). Early Predictors of De Novo and Subthreshold Late-Onset ADHD in a Child and Adolescent Cohort. Journal of Attention Disorders. doi: 10.1177/1087054719892888.

McCrory, E., Ogle, J. R., Gerin, M. I., & Viding, E. (2019). Neurocognitive adaptation and mental health vulnerability following maltreatment: the role of social functioning. Child Maltreatment, 24(4), 435-451. doi: 10.1177/1077559519830524.

Puetz, V. B., Viding, E., Gerin, M. I., Pingault, J. B., Sethi, A., Knodt, A. R., … & McCrory, E. (2019). Investigating patterns of neural response associated with childhood abuse v. childhood neglect. Psychological Medicine, 1-10.

Steinbeis, N., & McCrory, E. (2019). Editorial to the Special Issue on “On mechanisms of cognitive training and transfer in development”. Developmental Science, 23(4), e12932. doi: 10.1111/desc.12932

Viding, E. (2019). We need diversity to accelerate scientific discovery. EBioMedicine, 50, 13.

Viding, E. (2019). We need to talk about development and victims. Journal of Personality Disorders, 33(5), 640-644.

Viding, E., & McCrory, E. (2019). Towards understanding atypical social affiliation in psychopathy. The Lancet Psychiatry, 6(5), 437-444.


Cecil, C. A., Walton, E., Pingault, J. B., Provençal, N., Pappa, I., Vitaro, F., … & Viding, E. (2018). DRD4 methylation as a potential biomarker for physical aggression: An epigenome‐wide, cross‐tissue investigation. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 177(8), 746-764. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32689.

Henry, J., Dionne, G., Viding, E., Petitclerc, A., Feng, B., Vitaro, F., … & Boivin, M. (2018). A longitudinal twin study of callous-unemotional traits during childhood. Journal of Abnormal Psychology127(4), 374.

Henry, J., Dionne, G., Viding, E., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Tremblay, R. E., & Boivin, M. (2018). Early warm‐rewarding parenting moderates the genetic contributions to callous–unemotional traits in childhood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatrydoi:10.1111/jcpp.12918.

Hoffmann, F., Puetz, V. B., Viding, E., Sethi, A., Palmer, A., & McCrory, E. J. (2018). Risk-taking, peer-influence and child maltreatment: a neurocognitive investigation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience13(1), 124-134. doi:10.1093/scan/nsx124.

Hoffmann, F., Viding, E., Puetz, V. B., Gerin, M. I., Sethi, A., Rankin, G., & McCrory, E. J. (2018). Evidence for depressogenic spontaneous thoughts and altered resting-state connectivity in adolescents with a maltreatment history. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 57(9), 687-695.

Sethi, A., McCrory, E., Puetz, V., Hoffmann, F., Knodt, A. R., Radtke, S. R., … & Viding, E. (2018). Primary and Secondary Variants of Psychopathy in a Volunteer Sample Are Associated With Different Neurocognitive Mechanisms. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.

Sethi, A., O’Nions, E., McCrory, E., Bird, G., & Viding, E. (2018). An fMRI investigation of empathic processing in boys with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. NeuroImage: Clinical18, 298-304.

Thompson-Booth, C., Viding, E., Puetz, V. B., Rutherford, H. J., Mayes, L. C., & McCrory, E. J. (2018). Ghosts in the nursery: An experimental investigation of a parent’s own maltreatment experience, attention to infant faces, and dyadic reciprocity. Emotion.


Cecil, C. A., Viding, E., Fearon, P., Glaser, D., & McCrory, E. J. (2017). Disentangling the mental health impact of childhood abuse and neglect. Child Abuse & Neglect, 63, 106-119.

Cecil, C. A., McCrory, E. J., Barker, E. D., Guiney, J., & Viding, E. (2017). Characterising youth with callous–unemotional traits and concurrent anxiety: evidence for a high-risk clinical group. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1-14. doi:10.1007/s00787-017-1086-8

Coll, M. P., Viding, E., Rütgen, M., Silani, G., Lamm, C., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2017). Are we really measuring empathy? Proposal for a new measurement framework. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 83, 132-139. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.10.009

Denis, D., Akhtar, R., Holding, B.C., Murray, C., Panatti, J., Claridge, G.,…Gregory, A. M. (2017). Externalizing Behaviors and Callous-Unemotional Traits: Different Associations with Sleep Quality. Sleep, 40(8). doi:10.1093/sleep/zsx070

Foulkes, L., Neumann, C. S., Roberts, R., McCrory, E., Viding, E. (2017). Social Reward Questionnaire – Adolescent Version and its association with callous-unemotional traits. Royal Society Open Science, 4, 160991. doi: 10.1098/rsos.160991

Gerin, M. I., Puetz, V. B., Blair, R. J. R., White, S., Sethi, A., Hoffmann, F.,…McCrory, E. J. (2017). A neurocomputational investigation of reinforcement-based decision making as a candidate latent vulnerability mechanism in maltreated children. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 1689-1705. doi:10.1017/S095457941700133X

McCrory, E. J., Gerin M. I, & Viding, E. (2017). Annual Research Review: Childhood maltreatment, latent vulnerability and the shift to preventative psychiatry – the contribution of functional brain imaging. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58(4), 338-357. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12713

McCrory, E. J., Puetz, V., Maguire, E. A., Mechelli, A., Palmer, A., Gerin, M. I.,…Viding, E. (2017). Autobiographical memory: a candidate latent vulnerability mechanism for psychiatric disorder following childhood maltreatment. The British Journal of Psychiatry. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.117.201798 

O’Nions, E., Lima, C. F., Scott, S. K., Roberts, R., McCrory, E. J., Viding, E. (2017). Reduced Laughter Contagion in Boys at Risk for Psychopathy. Current Biology, 27(9), 3049-3055.

Roberts, R., McCrory, E., Joffe, H., De Lima, N., Viding, E. (2017). Living with conduct problem youth: family functioning and parental perceptions of their child. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. doi: 10.1007/s00787-017-1088-6

Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J., De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2017). Modulation of amygdala response to task-irrelevant emotion. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 643-650. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsw174

Singham, T., Viding E., Schoeler, T., Arseneault, L., Ronald, A., Cecil, C. M.,…Pingault, J. B. (2017). Concurrent and Longitudinal Contribution of Exposure to Bullying in Childhood to Mental Health: The Role of Vulnerability and Resilience. JAMA Psychiatry. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.2678

Tielbeek, J. J., Johansson, A., Polderman, T. J. C., Rautiainen, M., Jansen, P., Taylor, M.,…Posthuma, D. (2017). Genome-Wide Association Studies of a Broad Spectrum of Antisocial Behavior. JAMA Psychiatry. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.3069

Viding, E., & McCrory, E. J. (2017). Understanding the Development of Psychopathy:  Progress and Challenges. Psychological Medicine, 1-12. doi:10.1017/s0033291717002847


Bland, A.R., Roiser, J.P., Mehta, M.A., Schei, T., Boland, H., Campbell-Meiklejohn, D.K.,…Elliott, R. (2016). EMOTICOM: A Neuropsychological Test Battery to Evaluate Emotion, Motivation, Impulsivity, and Social Cognition. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10 (25). doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00025

Buon, M., Seara-Cardoso, A. & Viding, E. (2016).  Why (and how) should we study the interplay between emotional arousal, Theory of Mind, and inhibitory control to understand moral cognition? Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1042-5

Capusan, A.J., Kuja-Halkola, R., Bendtsen, P., Viding, E., McCrory, E., Marteinsdottir, I. & Larsson, H. (2016). Childhood maltreatment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms in adults: a large twin study. Psychological Medicine, 1-10. doi: 10.1017/S0033291716001021

Cecil, C. A., Smith, R. G., Walton, E., Mill, J., McCrory, E. J., & Viding, E. (2016). Epigenetic signatures of childhood abuse and neglect: Implications for psychiatric vulnerability. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 83, 184-194.

Cecil, C. A. M., Walton, E., Smith, R. G., Viding, E., McCrory, E. J., Relton, C. L., … & Mill, J. (2016). DNA methylation and substance-use risk: a prospective, genome-wide study spanning gestation to adolescence. Translational Psychiatry, 6(12), e976-e985. doi:10.1038/tp.2016.247

Cecil, C. A., Walton, E., & Viding, E. (2016). Epigenetics of addiction: current knowledge, challenges, and future directions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77(5), 688-691.

Cohn, M.D., Viding, E., McCrory, E., Pape, L., van de Brink, W., Doreleijers, T.A., Veltman, D.J., & Popma, A. (2016). Regional grey matter volume and concentration in at-risk adolescents: Untangling associations with callous-unemotional traits and conduct disorder symptoms. Psychiatry Research, 254, 180-187. doi: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2016.07.003

Fontaine, N.M.G., Hanscombe, K.B., Berg, M.T., McCrory, E J., & Viding, E. (2016). Trajectories of Callous-Unemotional Traits in Childhood Predict Different Forms of Peer Victimization in Adolescence. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 1-9.  doi: 10.1080/15374416.2015.1105139

Henry, J., Pingault, J. B., Boivin, M., Rijsdijk, F., & Viding, E. (2016). Genetic and environmental aetiology of the dimensions of Callous-Unemotional traits. Psychological Medicine, 46 (2), 405-414. doi:10.1017/S0033291715001919

Kelly, P.A., Viding, E., Puetz, V.B., Palmer, A.L., Samuel, S., & McCrory, E.J. (2016).  The sexually dimorphic impact of maltreatment on cortical thickness, surface area and gyrification. Journal of Neural Transmission, 123 (9), 1069-1083. doi: 10.1007/s00702-016-1523-8

Lockwood, P.L., Apps, M.A., Valton, V., Viding, E., & Roiser, J.P. (2016). Neurocomputational mechanisms of prosocial learning and links to empathy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (35), 9763-9768. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603198113

Lockwood, P.L. & Viding, E. (2016). Commentary: Conduct disorder and perceiving harm to others – a reflection on Michalska et al. (2016). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57 (4), 520-522.  doi:10.1111/jcpp.12528

Puetz, V. B., Viding, E., Palmer, A., Kelly, P. A., Lickley, R., Koutoufa, I., … & McCrory, E. J. (2016). Altered neural response to rejection‐related words in children exposed to maltreatment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57(10), 1165-1173. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12595

Seara-Cardoso, A., Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E., Foulkes, L., Buon, M., Roiser, J. P., & Viding, E. (2016). Anticipation of guilt for everyday moral transgressions: The role of the anterior insula and the influence of interpersonal psychopathic traits. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-10. doi:10.1038/srep36273

Seara-Cardoso, A., Sebastian, C.L., Viding, E., & Roiser, J.P. (2016). Affective resonance in response to others’ emotional faces varies with affective ratings and psychopathic traits in amygdala and anterior insula. Social Neuroscience, 11 (2), 140-152. doi: 10.1080/17470919.2015.1044672

Viding, E., & Pingault, J. B. (2016). Can Positive Parental Reinforcement Counter Genetic Risk for Callous-Unemotional Behavior?American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(9), 862–863.


Carré, J. M., Ortiz, T. L., Labine, B., Moreau, B. J. P., Viding, E., Neumann, C. S. & Goldfarb, B. (2015). Digit ratio (2D:4D) and psychopathic traits moderate the effect of exogenous testosterone on socio-cognitive processes in men. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 62, 319-326.

Cecil, C. A., Viding, E., McCrory, E. J., & Gregory, A. M. (2015). Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Associations Between Forms of Childhood Maltreatment and Disruptive Nocturnal Behaviors. Developmental Neuropsychology, 40 (3), 181-199. doi:10.1080/87565641.2014.983636

Cecil, C.A., McCrory E.J., Viding, E., Holden, G.W., & Barker, E.D. (2015). Initial Validation of a Brief Pictorial Measure of Caregiver Aggression: The Family Aggression Screening Tool. Assessment, 23 (3), 307-320.

Foulkes, L., Bird, G., Gökçen, E., McCrory, E. J.  & Viding, E. (2015). Common and distinct impacts of autistic traits and alexithymia on social reward. PLOS ONE, 10 (4), e0121018.

Kelly, P. A., Viding, E., Puetz, V. B., Palmer, A. L., Mechelli, A., Pingault, J. B., Samuel, S., & McCrory, E. J. (2015). Sex differences in socioemotional functioning, attentional bias, and gray matter volume in maltreated children: A multilevel investigation. Development and Psychopathology, 4 (2)1591-1609. doi: 10.1017/S0954579415000966.

Lockwood, P. L., Apps, M. A., Roiser, J.P., & Viding E. (2015). Encoding of vicarious reward prediction in anterior cingulate cortex and relationship with trait empathyJournal of Neuroscience, 35 (40), 13720-7. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1703-15.2015.

McCrory, E.J. & Viding, E. (2015). The theory of latent vulnerability: Reconceptualizing the link between childhood maltreatment and psychiatric disorder. Development and Psychopathology, 27 (2), 493-505.

O’Nions, E.*, Tick, B.*, Rijsdijk, F., Happé F., Plomin, R., Ronald, A. & Viding, E. (2015). Examining the Genetic and Environmental Associations Between Autistic Social and Communication Deficits and Psychopathic Callous-unemotional Traits. PLoS One, 10 (9):e0134331. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0134331

O’Nions, E., Gould, J., Christie, P., Gillberg, C., Viding, E., & Happé, F. (2015). Identifying features of ‘Pathological Demand Avoidance’ using the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (‘DISCO’). European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. doi:10.1007/s00787-015-0740-2.

Pingault, J. -. B., Rijsdijk, F., Zheng, Y., Plomin, R., & Viding, E. (2015). Developmentally dynamic genome: Evidence of genetic influences on increases and decreases in conduct problems from early childhood to adolescence. Scientific Reports, 5. doi:10.1038/srep10053

Pingault, J. -. B., Viding, E., Galéra, C., Greven, C. U., Zheng, Y., Plomin, R., & Rijsdijk, F. (2015). Genetic and environmental influences on the developmental course of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms from childhood to adolescence. JAMA Psychiatry, 72 (7), 651-658. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.0469

Seara-Cardoso, A., Viding, E., Lickley, R. A., Sebastian, C. L. (2015). Neural responses to others’ pain vary with psychopathic traits in healthy adult males. Cognitive Affective and Behavioural Neuroscience, 15 (3), 578-588. doi: 10.3758/s13415-015-0346-7

Sebastian, C. L., De Brito, S. A., McCrory, E. J., Hyde, Z., Lockwood, P. L., Cecil, C. A. M., & Viding, E. (2015). Grey matter volumes in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 1-11. DOI 10.1007/s10802-015-0073-0

Viding, E., & Jaffee, S.R. (2015). Genetic influences on antisocial behaviour in youth. Science in the Courtroom, 1 (2).


Bird, G., & Viding, E. (2014). The self to other model of empathy: Providing a new framework for understanding empathy impairments in psychopathy, autism, and alexithymia. Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews, 47, 520-532.

Cecil, C. A., Viding, E., Barker, E. D., Guiney, J., & McCrory, E. J. (2014). Double disadvantage: The influence of childhood maltreatment and community violence exposure on adolescent mental health. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55 (7), 839-848.

Dadds, M. R., Allen, J. L., McGregor, K., Woolgar, M., Viding, E., & Scott, S. (2014). Callous-unemotional traits in children and mechanisms of impaired eye contact during expressions of love: A treatment target?. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55 (7), 771-780. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12155

Fearon, P., Shmueli-Goetz, Y., Viding, E., Fonagy, P. and Plomin, R. (2014). Genetic and environmental influences on adolescent attachment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55: 1033–1041. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12171

Foulkes, L., McCrory, E. J., Neumann, C. S., & Viding, E. (2014). Inverted social reward: Association between psychopathic traits and self-report and experimental measures of social reward. PLoS One, 9 (8): e106000.

Foulkes, L., Viding, E., McCrory, E., & Neumann, C. S. (2014). Social Reward Questionnaire (SRQ): Development and validation. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (201) 1-8.

Foulkes, L., Seara-Cardoso, A., Neumann, C. S., Rogers, J. S. C., & Viding, E. (2014). Looking after number one: Associations between psychopathic traits and measures of social motivation and functioning in a community sample of males. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 36 (1), 22-29.

Hodsoll, S., Lavie, N., & Viding, E. (2014). Emotional attentional capture in children with conduct problems: The role of callous-unemotional traits. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8 (570) 1-7.

Humayun, S., Kahn, R.E., Frick, P.J., & Viding, E. (2014). Callous-unemotional traits and anxiety in a community sample of 7-year-olds. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 43 (1), 36-42.

Lockwood, P. L., Seara-Cardoso, A., & Viding, E. (2014). Emotion regulation moderates the association between empathy and prosocial behavior. PLoS One, 9 (5) e96555.

O’Nions, E., Christie, P., Gould, J., Viding, E., & Happé, F. (2014). Development of the ‘Extreme Demand Avoidance Questionnaire’ (EDA-Q): Preliminary observations on a trait measure for Pathological Demand Avoidance. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55 (7), 758-768.

O’Nions, E., Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E., Chantiluke, K., Happé, F., & Viding, E. (2014). Neural bases of Theory of Mind in children with autism spectrum disorders and children with conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits. Developmental Science, 17 (5), 786-796.

Seara-Cardoso, A., & Viding, E. (2014). Functional Neuroscience of Psychopathic Personality in Adults. Journal of Personality, 83 (6), 723-737. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12113

Sebastian, C.L., McCrory, E.J., Dadds, M., Cecil, C.A.M., Lockwood, P.L., Hyde, Z., De Brito, S.A., & Viding, E. (2014). Neural responses to fearful eyes in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Psychological Medicine, 44 (1), 99-109.

Thompson-Booth, C., Viding, E., Mayes, L. C., Rutherford, H. J. V., Hodsoll, S., & McCrory, E. (2014). Here’s looking at you, kid: Attention to infant emotional faces in mothers and non-mothers. Developmental Science, 17 (1), 35-46.

Thompson-Booth, C., Viding, E., Mayes, L. C., Rutherford, H. J., Hodsoll, S., & McCrory, E. (2014). I Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You: Attentional allocation to infant, child, adolescent and adult faces in mothers and non-mothers. PLoS One, 9 (10), e109362.

Viding, E., McCrory, E., & Seara-Cardoso, A. (2014). Psychopathy. Current Biology, 24 (18), R871-R874.

Viding, E., Seara-Cardoso, A., & McCrory, E. J. (2014). Antisocial and callous behaviour in children. Current Topics in Behavioural Neuroscience, 17, 395-419.

Waller, R., Gardner, F., Viding, E., Shaw, D. S., Dishion, T. J., Wilson, M. N., & Hyde, L. W. (2014). Bidirectional associations between parental warmth, callous unemotional behavior, and behavior problems in high-risk preschoolers. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42 (8), 1275-1285. doi:10.1007/s10802-014-9871-z


Carre, J., Hyde, L., Neumann, C., Viding, E., Hariri, A. R. (2013). The Neural Signatures of Distinct Psychopathic Traits. Social Neuroscience, 8 (2), 122-135.

De Brito, S. A., Viding, E., Kumari, V., Blackwood, N., & Hodgins, S. (2013). Cool and Hot Executive Function Impairments in Violent Offenders with Antisocial Personality Disorder with and without Psychopathy. PLoS One, 8 (6):e65566.

De Brito, S. A., Viding, E., Sebastian, C. L., Kelly, P. A., Mechelli, A., Mechelli, A., Maris, H. & McCrory, E. J. (2013). Reduced Orbitofrontal and Temporal Grey Matter in a Community Sample of Maltreated Children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54 (1), 105-112.

Kelly, P. A., Viding, E., Wallace, G. L., Schaer, M., De Brito, S. A., Robustelli, B., & McCrory, E. J. (2013).  Cortical Thickness, Surface Area, and Gyrification Abnormalities in Children Exposed to Maltreatment: Neural Markers of Vulnerability? Biological Psychiatry. 74 (11), 845-852.

Lockwood, P. L., Bird, G., Bridge, M., & Viding, E. (2013). Dissecting empathy: High psychopathic and autistic traits are characterized by difficulties in different social information processing domains. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7 (760),1-6.

Lockwood, P.L., Sebastian, C.L., McCrory, E.J., Hyde, Z.H., Gu, X., De Brito, S.A., & Viding, E. (2013). Association of callous traits with reduced neural responses to others pain in children with conduct problems. Current Biology, 23, 901-905.

McCrory, E. J., De Brito, S., Kelly, P.A., Bird, G., Sebastian, C. & Viding, E. (2013). Amygdala activation in maltreated children during pre-attentive emotional processing. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 202 (4), 269-276.

O’Nions, E., Viding., E, Greven C.U., Ronald, A. & Happé, F. (2013). Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA): Exploring the behavioural profile. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice. 8, 538-544.

Rogers, J., Viding, E., & Chamorro-Premuzic, T. (2013). Instrumental and disinhibited financial risk taking: Personality and behavioural correlates. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 645-649.

Seara-Cardoso, A., Dolber, H., Neumann, C., Roiser, J. P., & Viding, E. (2013). Empathy, morality and psychopathic traits in women. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 328-333.

Viding, E. (2013). Commentary Study of gene–environment interplay–a lesson in how to keep oneself busy for the foreseeable future. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54 (10), 1144-1146.

Viding, E., Price, T.S., Jaffee, S.R., Trzaskowski, M., Davis, O.S., Meaburn, E.L., Haworth, C.M., & Plomin R. (2013). Genetics of callous-unemotional behavior in children. PLoS One, 8 (7):e65789.

Viding, E., Seara-Cardoso, A. (2013). Why Do Children With Disruptive Behavior Disorders Keep Making Bad Choices? The American Journal of Psychiatry. 170, 253-255.

Viding, E., Thompson-Booth, C., Rogers, J. S. C., Kuntsi, J., & Happe, F. G. E. (2013). Disruptive behaviours at school: Information processing differentiators of callous-unemotional traits, conduct problems and ADHD. British Journal of Educational Psychology Monograph Series II, 9, 53-73.


Cecil, C. A. M., Barker, E. D., Jaffee, S. R., Viding, E. (2012). Association between maladaptive parenting and child self-control over time: Cross-lagged study using a monozygotic twin difference design. British Journal of Psychiatry. 201 (4), 291-298.

Lau, J. Y., Hilbert, K., Goodman, R., Gregory, A. M., Pine, D. S., Viding, E., Eley, T. (2012). Investigating the genetic and environmental bases of biases in threat recognition and avoidance in children with anxiety problems. Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders, 2 (1), 12. doi: 10.1186/2045-5380-2-12.

McCrory, E., De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2012). The link between child abuse and psychopathology: A review of neurobiological and genetic research. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 105 (4), 151-156.

Rusconi, E., McCrory, E., & Viding, E. (2012). Self-rated attention to detail predicts threat detection performance in security X-ray images. Security Journal. 25, 356-371.

Seara-Cardoso, A., Neumann, C., Roiser, J., McCrory, E., Viding, E. (2012). Investigating associations between empathy, morality and psychopathic personality traits in the general population. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 67-71

Sebastian, C. L., Fontaine, N. M. G., Bird, G., Blakemore, S-J., DeBrito, S. A., McCrory, E. J., & Viding, E. (2012). Neural processing associated with cognitive and affective Theory of Mind in adolescents and adults. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience, 7, 53-63.

Sebastian, C.L., McCrory, E.J.P, Cecil, C.A.M., Lockwood, P.L., De Brito, S.A., Fontaine, N.M.G., & Viding, E. (2012). Neural responses to affective and cognitive Theory of Mind in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69 (8), 814 – 822.

Viding, E., Fontaine, N. M. G., & McCrory, E. J. (2012). Antisocial behaviour in children with and without callous-unemotional traits: A targeted review. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 105 (5), 195-200.

Viding, E., & McCrory, E. J. (2012). Genetic and neurocognitive contributions to the development of psychopathy. Development and Psychopathology, 24 (03), 969-983.

Viding, E., & McCrory, E. J. (2012). Why should we care about measuring callous−unemotional traits in children? British Journal of Psychiatry, 200, 177-178.

Viding, E., Sebastian, C. L., Dadds, M. R., Lockwood, P. L., Cecil, C. A. M., DeBrito, S., McCrory, E. J. (2012). Amygdala response to pre-attentive masked fear is associated with callous-unemotional traits in children with conduct problems. American Journal of Psychiatry, 169, 1109–1116.


Barker, E. D., Oliver, B. R., Viding, E., Salekin, R. T., & Maughan, B. (2011). The impact of prenatal maternal risk, fearless temperament and early parenting on adolescent callous-unemotional traits: A 14-year longitudinal investigation. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 878-888.

Curry, O., Jones-Chesters, M., & Viding, E. (2011). The psychopath’s dilemma: The effects of psychopathic personality traits in one-shot games. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 804-809.

De Brito, S. A., Mccrory, E. J., Mechelli, A., Wilke, M., Jones, A. P., Hodgins, S., & Viding, E. (2010). Small, but not perfectly formed- decreased white matter concentration in boys with psychopathic tendencies. Molecular Psychiatry, 16, 476-477.

Fontaine, N. M. G., McCrory, E. P., Boivin, M., Moffitt, T. E., & Viding, E.  (2011). Predictors and Outcomes of Joint Trajectories of Callous–Unemotional Traits and Conduct Problems in Childhood. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 730-742.

Hodsoll, S., Viding, E., & Lavie, N. (2011). Attentional Capture by Irrelevant Emotional Distractor Faces. Emotion, 11, 346-353.

McCrory, E, De Brito, S. A., Sebastian, C. L., Mechelli, A., Bird, G., Kelly, P. & Viding, E. (2011). Heightened neural reactivity to threat in child victims of family violence. Current Biology, 21, R947-948.

McCrory, E., De Brito, S. A., Viding, E. (2011). The impact of childhood maltreatment: A review of neurobiological and genetic factors. Front Psychiatry, 2 (48), 1-14.

Sebastian, C. L., Tan, G.C., Roiser, J. P., Viding, E., Dumontheil, I., & Blakemore, S. J. (2010). Developmental influences on the neural bases of responses to social rejection: Implications of social neuroscience for education. Neuroimage, 57, 686-694.

Tognin, S., Viding, E., McCrory, E.J.,  Taylor, L., O’Donovan, M.C., Mcguire, P., Mechelli, A. (2011). Effects of DTNBP1 genotype on brain development in children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 1287-1294.

Viding, E., McCrory, E.J., Blakemore, S-J., Frederickson, N. (2011). Behavioural problems and bullying at school: Can cognitive neuroscience shed new light on an old problem? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15 (7), 289-291.


Fontaine, N. M., Rijsdijk, F. V., McCrory, E. J., & Viding, E. (2010). Etiology of Different Developmental Trajectories of Callous-Unemotional Traits. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent psychiatry, 49, 656-664.

Hippler, K., Viding, E., Klicpera, C., & Happé, F. (2010). Brief Report: No increase in criminal convictions in Hans Asperger’s original cohort. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 774-780.

Jones, A. P., Happé, F. G., Gilbert, F., Burnett, S., & Viding, E. (2010). Feeling, caring, knowing: Different types of empathy deficit in boys with psychopathic tendencies and autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 1188-1197.

McCrory, E., DeBrito, S.A., & Viding, E. (2010). Research Review: The neurobiology and genetics of maltreatment and adversity Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 1079-1095.

McCrory, E., & Viding, E. (2010). The neurobiology of maltreatment and adolescent violence. Lancet, 375, 1856-1857.

Mechelli, A., Viding, E., Kumar, A., Pettersson-Yeo, W., Fusar-Poli, P., Tognin, S.,O’Donovan, M. C.,  & McGuire, P. (2010). Dysbindin Modulates Brain Function During Visual Processing in Children. Neuroimage 49, 817-822.

Mechelli, A., Viding, E., Kumar, A., Tognin, S., Kane, F.,& McGuire, P. (2010). Influence of Neuregulin1 Genotype on Neural Substrate of Perceptual Matching in Children. Behavior Genetics, 40, 157-166.

Rijsdijk,F.V., Viding, E.,* DeBrito,S., Forgiarini,M., Mechelli,A., Jones,A.P., & McCrory,E. J. P. (2010). Heritable Variations in Gray Matter Concentration as a Potential Endophenotype for Psychopathic Traits. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67, 406-413. * Joint first author; corresponding author

Sebastian, C. L., Roiser, J. P., Tan, G. C., Viding, E., Wood, N. W., Blakemore, S. J. (2010). Effects of age and MAOA genotype on the neural processing of social rejection. Genes Brain Behav, 9 (6), 628-637.

Sebastian, C., Viding, E., Williams, K. D., & Blakemore, S. J. (2010). Social brain development and the affective consequences of ostracism in adolescence. Brain and Cognition, 72 (1), 134-145.

Viding, E., Hanscombe, K., Curtis, C. J. C., Davis, O. S. P., Meaburn, E. L., & Plomin,R. (2010). In search of genes associated with risk for psychopathic tendencies in children: A two-stage genome-wide association study of pooled DNA. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 51, 780-788.

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