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August 2018 Featured Manuscript


Featured Published Manuscript of the Month: August 2018


Chosen and summarized by: Monika Dargis


Dadds, M. R., Kimonis, E. R., Schollar-Root, O., Moul, C., & Hawes, D. J. (2018). Are impairments in emotion recognition a core feature of callous–unemotional traits? Testing the primary versus secondary variants model in children. Development and Psychopathology, 30(1), 67-77.



Corresponding Author:  Mark R. Dadds, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia; [email protected]

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July 2018 Featured Manuscript

Featured Published Manuscript of the Month: July, 2018


Chosen and summarized by:  Molly A. Miller, University of New Orleans


Meffert, H., Thornton, L. C., Tyler, P. M., Botkin, M. L., Erway, A. K., Kolli, V., ... & Blair, R. J. R. (2018). Moderation of prior exposure to trauma on the inverse relationship between callous-unemotional traits and amygdala responses to fearful expressions: an exploratory study. Psychological medicine, 1-9.


Corresponding Author:  Harma Meffert ([email protected]) Boys Town National Research Hospital

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June 2018 Featured Manuscript


Chosen and summarized by Nathalie Y. Gauthier


Drayton, L. A., Santos, L. R., & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2018). Psychopaths fail to automatically

 take the perspective of others. PNAS, 115, 3302-3307.


Corresponding author: Arielle Baskin-Sommers ([email protected]), Yale University

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May 2018 Featured Manuscript

Featured Published Manuscript of the Month:     May 2018


Chosen and summarized by:                                             Emily R. Perkins


Fanti, K. A., Kyranides, M. N., Lordos, A., Colins, O. F., & Andershed, H. (2018). Unique and interactive associations of callous-unemotional traits, impulsivity and grandiosity with child and adolescent conduct disorder symptoms. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment [advance electronic publication].


Corresponding Author:  Kostas A. Fanti ([email protected]), University of Cyprus

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April 2018 Featured Manuscript

Featured Published Manuscript of the Month: April, 2018

Chosen and summarized by: Scott Tillem


Verschuere, B., van Ghesel Grothe, S., Waldorp, L., Watts, A. L., Lilienfeld, S. O., Edens, J. F., ... &

Noordhof, A. (2018). What features of psychopathy might be central? A network analysis of the

Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) in three large samples. Journal of Abnormal

Psychology, 127(1), 51-65.

Corresponding Author: Bruno Verschuere ([email protected]), University of Amsterdam

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March 2018 Featured Manuscript

Featured Published Manuscript of the Month: March, 2018


Chosen and summarized by: Karina Borja


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: Clinical, 18, 298-304.


Corresponding Author: Arjun Sethi, ([email protected] ), University College London.

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February 2018 Featured Manuscript

Featured Published Manuscript of the Month:February, 2018

Chosen and summarized by: Daniel T. Burley

Esteller, À., Poy, R., & Moltó, J. (2016). Deficient aversive-potentiated startle and the Triarchic model of psychopathy: the role of boldness. Biol Psychol, 117, 131-140.

Corresponding Author:  Javier Moltó Brotons ([email protected]), Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain

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SSSP Featured Manuscript of the Month: December 2017

Chosen and summarized by: Bethany G. Edwards, University of New Mexico & The Mind Research Network

Dargis, M., Wolf, R.C., & Koenigs, M. (2017). Reversal learning deficits in criminal offenders: Effects of psychopathy, substance use, and childhood maltreatment history. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 39(2), 189-197.

Corresponding Author:  Monika Dargis ([email protected]) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Featured Manuscript - November 2017

Featured Published Manuscript of the Month:    November, 2017

Chosen and summarized by:    Kimberly P. Mularczyk, Department of Psychology, Carleton University

Hawes, S. W., Byrd, A. L., Waller, R., Lynam, D. R., & Pardini, D. A. (2017). Late childhood interpersonal callousness and conduct problem trajectories interact to predict adult psychopathy. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58(1), 55-63. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12598

Corresponding Author:  Dr. Samuel W. Hawes ([email protected]), Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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Featured Manuscript - October 2017

Featured Published Manuscript of the Month:    October 2017

Chosen and summarized by:                                       William J. Denomme

Hosking, J.G., Kastman, E.K., Dorfman, H.M., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., Baskin-Sommers, A., Kiehl, K.A … Buckholtz, J.W. (2017). Disrupted prefrontal regulation of striatal subjective value signals in psychopathy. Neuron, 95, 221-231. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.06.030

Corresponding Authors: Jay G. Hosking ([email protected]), Department of Psychology, Harvard University;  Joshua W. Buckholtz ([email protected]), Department of Psychology and Center for Brain Science, Harvard University

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