Clem, R. L., & Schiller, D. (2016). New Learning and Unlearning: Strangers or Accomplices in Threat Memory Attenuation? Trends in neurosciences, 39(5), 340-351.


Schiller, D., Eichenbaum, H., Buffalo, E. A., Davachi, L., Foster, D. J., Leutgeb, S., & Ranganath, C. (2015). Memory and space: towards an understanding of the cognitive map. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(41), 13904-13911.
  Kroes, M. C., Schiller, D., LeDoux, J. E., & Phelps, E. A. (2015). Translational Approaches Targeting Reconsolidation.
  Zhang, Z., Mendelsohn, A., Manson, K. F., Schiller, D., & Levy, I. (2015). Dissociating value representation and inhibition of inappropriate affective response during reversal learning in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. eneuro, 2(6), ENEURO-0072.
  Hildebrandt T, Grotzinger A, Reddan M, Greif R, Levy I, Goodman W, and Schiller D (2015) Testing the disgust conditioning theory of food-avoidance in adolescents with recent onset anorexia nervosa. Behaviour Research and Therapy 71, 131-138
WIRES Bentz D and Schiller D (2015) Threat processing: models and mechanisms WIREs: Cognitive Science, in press
Tavares R, William C, Grossman Y, Mendelsohn A, Shapiro M, Trope Y, and Schiller D (2015) A map for social navigation in the human brain. Neuron 87, 231-243 *Commentary by Howard Eichenbaum, The hippocampus as a cognitive map…of social space. Neuron 87, 9-11


Mendelsohn A, Pine A, and Schiller D (2014) Between Thoughts and Actions: Motivationally salient cues invigorate mental action in the human brain. Neuron 81, 207-217. [article]

J Neuro Collins K, Mendelsohn A, Cain CK, and Schiller D. (2014) Taking action in the face of threat – Neural synchronization predicts adaptive coping The Journal of Neuroscience 34, 14733-14738
  Zhang Z, Manson K, Schiller D, and Levy I (2014) Impaired associative learning with food rewards in obese women. Current Biology 24, 1731-1736.
  Apergis-Schoute AM, Schiller D, LeDoux JE, and Phelps EA (2014) Extinction resistant changes in the human auditory association cortex following threat learning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 113, 109-114.

Mungee A, Kazzer P, Feeser M, Nitsche MA, Schiller D, and Bajbouj M (2014) Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) of the prefrontal cortex: a means to modulate fear memories. NeuroReport, in press. article


Schiller D, Kanen JW, LeDoux JE, Monfils MH, and Phelps EA (2013) Extinction during reconsolidation of threat memory diminishes prefrontal cortex involvement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100, 20040-20045. [article]

Brosch T, Schiller D, Mojdehbakhsh R, Uleman J, and Phelps EA (2013) Neural mechanisms underlying the integration of situational information into attribution outcomes. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience 8, 640-646. [article]

Collins KA and Schiller D (2013) What can fear and reward learning teach us about depression? Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences 14, 223-242. [article]



Schiller D, Raio CM, and Phelps EA (2012) Extinction training during the reconsolidation window prevents recovery of fear. Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) 66, e3893. [article]


Nature Neuroscience Li J, Schiller D, Schoenbaum G, Phelps EA, Daw ND (2011) Differential roles of human striatum and amygdala in associative learning. Nature Neuroscience, 14:1250-1252. [PDF]
Front Behav Neuro Schiller D and Phelps EA (2011) Does reconsolidation occur in humans? Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 5:24. [article]


TICS Schiller D and Delgado MR (2010) Overlapping neural systems mediating extinction reversal and regulation of fear. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14:268-276. [PDF]

Schiller D, Monfils M, Raio CM, Johnson D, LeDoux JE, Phelps EA (2010) Blocking the return of fear in humans using reconsolidation update mechanisms. Nature, 463:49-53. [PDF]

See commentary in Nature News & Views:

HBM Freeman JB, Schiller D, Rule NO, Ambady N (2010) The neural origins of superficial and individuated social judgments about ingroup and outgroup members. Human Brain Mapping, 31:150-159. [PDF]


Nature Neuroscience Schiller D, Freeman JB, Mitchell JP, Uleman JS, Phelps EA (2009) A neural mechanism of first impressions. Nature Neuroscience, 12:508-514. [press] [PDF]
J Neuro Schiller D, Johansen J (2009) Prelimbic prefrontal neurons drive fear expression: A clue for extinction-reconsolidation interactions. The Journal of Neuroscience, 29:13432-13434. [PDF]


J Neuro

Schiller D, Levy I, Niv Y, LeDoux JE, Phelps EA (2008) From fear to safety and back—reversal of fear in the human brain. The Journal of Neuroscience, 28:11517-11525. [PDF]

Phil B Delgado MR, Li J, Schiller D, Phelps EA (2008) Review: The role of striatum in aversive learning and aversive prediction errors. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 363:3787-3800. [PDF]
Learning & Memory

Schiller D, Cain CK, Curley NG, Schwartz J, Stern SA, LeDoux JE, Phelps E (2008) Evidence for recovery of fear following immediate extinction in rats and humans. Learning & Memory, 15:394-402. [PDF]


J Psychiatric Schiller D, Zuckerman L, Weiner I (2006) Abnormally persistent latent inhibition induced by lesions to the nucleus accumbens core, basolateral amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex is reversed by clozapine but not by haloperidol. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 40:167-177. [PDF]


BBR Schiller D and Weiner I (2005) Basolateral amygdala lesions in the rat produce an abnormally persistent latent inhibition with weak preexposure but not with context shift. Behavioural Brain Research, 163:115-121. [PDF]


Neuroscience Schiller D and Weiner I (2004) Lesions to the basolateral amygdala and the orbitofrontal cortex but not to the medial prefrontal cortex produce an abnormally persistent latent inhibition in rats. Neuroscience, 128:15-25. [PDF]