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2015 - In Press

van den Bos, W. Rodriguez, C.A., Schweitzer, J. & McClure, S.M. (In press) Adolescent inpatience decreases with increased frontostriatal connectivity. PNAS

Klapwijk, E.T, van den Bos, W., & Berna Güroğlu, B., (forthcoming) Neural mechanisms of criminal decision making in adolescence: The roles of executive functioning and empathy. in Oxford handbook of offender decision making

van Wingerden, M. & van den Bos, W. (forthcoming) Can You Trust a Rat? Social Cognition


van den Bos, W. Rodriguez, C.A., Schweitzer, J. & McClure, S.M. (2014) Connectivity strength of dissociable striatal tracts predict individual differences in temporal discountingJournal of Neuroscience, 34(31), 10298–10310

Kuypers, K.P.C., de la Torre, R. , Farre M., Dziobek, I., Sirigu, A., van den Bos, W., Kus, A., & Ramaekers, J.G. (2014) No evidence that MDMA-induced enhancement emotional empathy is related to peripheral oxytocin levels or 5HT1a receptor activation. PLoS One, 9(6), e100719

van den Bos, W. Jenny, M. & Wulff, D. (in press) Open Minded Psychology. In Introduction to Open Research Data (Moore, S. ed.) Ubiquity Press.

Güroğlu, B., van den Bos, W. & Crone, E.A. (2014) Sharing and giving across adolescence: An experimental study examining the development of prosocial behaviorFrontiers in Psychology, 5, 291.

van den Bos, W., Vahl, P., Güroğlu, B., Nunspeet, F., Colins, O., Markus, M. Rombouts, S.A.R.B., van der Wee, N., Vermeiren, R., MD & Crone, E.A. (2014) Neural correlates of social decision-making in severely antisocial adolescentsSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.


van den Bos, W., Golka, P., Effelsberg., D., McClure, S.M. (2013) Pyrrhic Victories: The Need for Social Status Drives Costly Competitive BehaviorFrontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 189.
     [in Special Topics: Neural basis of social learning, social deciding, and other-regarding preferences]

McClain, A., van den Bos, W., Matheson, D., Desai, M., McClure, S.M., & Robinson, T. (2013) Visual illusions and plate design: The effects of plate rim widths and rim coloring on perceived food portion sizeInternational Journal of Obesity 38(5), 657–662.

van den Bos, W. (2013) Neural mechanisms of social re-orientation across adolescence. Journal of Neuroscience. 33(34): 13581–13582

Will, G.J., Crone, E.A., van den Bos, W., & Güroğlu, B. (2013) Acting on Observed Social  Exclusion: Developmental Perspectives on Punishment of Excluders and  Compensation of Victims. Developmental Psychology, 49(12), 2236–2244

van den Bos, W., Talwar, A., & McClure, S.M. (2013). Neural correlates of reinforcement learning and social preferences in competitive bidding. Journal of Neuroscience. 33(5): 2137-2146.
van den Bos, W.  & McClure, S.M. (2012) Towards a General Model of Temporal Discounting. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 99(1): 58-73

Rutledge, K.J. van den Bos, W., McClure S.M., & Schweitzer J.B. (2012).  Training Cognition in ADHD: Current Findings, Borrowed Concepts, and Future Directions. Neurotherapeutics.9(3): 542-558

Bohl, V. & van den Bos, W. (2012).  Towards an integrative account of social cognition: marrying theory of mind and interactionism to study the interplay of Type 1 and Type 2 processes. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
                        Reply: de Jaegher H., Di Paolo EA. (2013) Enactivism is not                                                                                  interactionismFrontiers in Human Neuroscience.
                     [in Special Topics: Towards a neuroscience of social interaction]

van den Bos, W., van Dijk, E. & Crone, E. A. (2012). Learning whom to trust in repeated social interactions: A developmental perspective. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. 15(2): 243-256  

van den Bos, W.*, Crone, E. A.* & Güroğlu, B. (2012). Brain function during feedback-based learning in relation to IQ and level of education. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.2(1):78-89
                    * W.B. and E.A.C. contributed equally to this work


Tang G.S.M., van den Bos W.,  Andrade E., McClure S.M. (in press). Social anxiety modulates risk sensitivity through activity in the anterior insula. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience.

van den Bos, W., & Crone, E.A. (2011) The Neuroscience of Social Decision-Making: A Developmental Perspective. In ‘Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control’ (R. Mars, J. Sallet, M. Rushworth, & N. Yeung, eds.) MIT Press

van den Bos, W., Cohen, M.X., Kahnt, T. & Crone, E. A. (2011). Striatum-medial prefrontal cortex connectivity predicts developmental changes in reinforcement learning. Cerebral Cortex. [supplement]

Güroğlu, B.*, van den Bos, W.*, Rombouts, S.A.R.B. & Crone, E. A. (2011) Dissociable brain networks involved in development of fairness considerations: Understanding intentionality behind unfairness. NeuroImage, 57(2), 634-641.                  
                      * B.G and W.B. contributed equally to this work

van den Bos, W., Van Dijk, E., Westenberg, P. M., Rombouts, S. A. R. B. & Crone, E. A. (2011). Changing Brains, Changing Perspectives: The Neurocognitive Development of Reciprocity. Psychological Science, 22(1), 60-70.
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van den Bos W., The Neurocognitive Development of Social Decision-Making. (Thesis)



McClure, S.M. & van den Bos, W. (2010) The psychology of common value auctions. In Attention and Performance XXIII: Decision Making (E. Phelps, T. Robbins, & M. Delgado, eds.) Oxford University Press.

Güroğlu, B., van den Bos, W., Rombouts, S.A.R.B. & Crone, E. A. (2010) Unfair? It depends: Neural correlates of fairness in social context. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5 (4), 414-423.

van den Bos, W., Westenberg, P. M., van Dijk, E. & Crone, E. A. (2010) Development of Trust and Reciprocity in Adolescence. Cognitive Development, 25 (1), 90-102. 


van den Bos, W., Güroğlu, B., van der Bulk, B. G., Rombouts, S.A.R.B. & Crone, E. A. (2009) Better than expected or as bad as you thought? The neurocognitive development of probabilistic feedback processing. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 3:52       
                   [in Special Topics: The Developing Human Brain]

Güroğlu, B., van den Bos, W. & Crone, E. A. (2009) Fairness considerations: Increasing understanding of intentionality in adolescence. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 104,  398–409.

van den Bos, W. & Güroğlu, B. (2009) The Role of the Ventral Medial Prefrontal Cortex in Social Decision Making. Journal of Neuroscience. 29(24), 7631-7632.

Güroğlu, B., van den Bos, W. & Crone, E. A. (2009). Neural Correlates of Social Decision Making and Relationships: A Developmental Perspective. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1167, 197-206.

van den Bos, W., van Dijk, E.,  Westenberg, P. M., Rombouts, S.A.R B. & Crone, E. A. (2009) What motivates repayment? Neural correlates of reciprocity in the Trust Game. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 4(3), 294-304. 


van den Bos, W., Li, J., Lau, T., Maskin, E., Montague, P.R., Cohen, J.D. & McClure, S.M. (2008) The value of victory: Social influences on bidding in common value auctions. Journal of Judgment and Decision Making, 7(3), 483-492.
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van den Bos, W., McClure, S.M., Harris, L.T., Fiske, S.T. & Cohen, J.D. (2007) Dissociating affective evaulation and social cognitive processes in ventral medial prefrontal cortex. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 7(4), 337-346.

Harris, L.T., McClure, S.M., van den Bos, W., Fiske, S.T. & Cohen, J.D. (2007) MPFC as an affective region especially tuned to social stimuli. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 7(4), 309-316.

Bloemen S.L., van Velzen T., van den Bos W., ter Burg, J. Bubic, T., Sweijs T., Leeman, M., Petrasova, K., Chiercha, G. (2012)  Constructing Utopias: European Vistas. (Danube Foundation)