I'm an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Psychology at Columbia University in New York City. My lab studies the neural processes that support human emotion and social behavior. If are interested in joining my lab please email me (dmobbs at gmail.com). More details can be found here www.mobbslab.com.
*Mobbs, D., *Hassabis, D. Yu, R., Chu, C., Rushworth, M., Boorman, E., Dalgleish, T. (In press). Foraging under competition: The neural basis of input matching in humans. Journal of Neuroscience. *Equal Authors
Schweizer, S., Grahn, J., Hampshire, A., Mobbs, D & Dalgleish, T. (In press). The neural substrates underlying cognitive gains in working memory and transfer effects onto the cognitive control of emotions. Journal of Neuroscience.
FeldmanHall, O., Dalgleish, T. Thompson, R., Evans, D., Schweizer, S., Mobbs, D. (2012). Differential Neural Circuitry and Self-Interest in Real versus Hypothetical Moral Decisions. Social, Cognitive and Affect Neuroscience.
Mobbs, D., Yu, R. Rowe, J.B., Eich, H., FeldmanHall, O.,
Dalgleish, T. (2010) Neural activity associated with monitoring the
oscillating threat value of a Tarantula. Proc Natl Acad Sci. USA. link Discover, Discovery Channel The Economist USA Today Cambridge News. Top Ten PNAS stories of 2010
Mobbs, D., Yu, R., Meyer, M., Passamonti, L., Seymour, B., Calder, A.J., Schweizer, S.,Frith, C.D., Dalgleish, T. (2009). A key role for similarity in vicarious reward. 324, 900, Science .pdf nrn2680.pdf Sott.com Science podcast
Mobbs, D., Marchant,
J., Hassabis, D., Seymour, B., Gray, M., Tan, G., Petrovic, P., Dolan,
R.J., and Frith, C.D., (2009). From threat to fear: The neural
organization of defensive fear systems in the human brain. 39,
12236-12243. Journal of Neuroscience. pdf Discover magazine
Takahashi, H., Kato, M., Matsuura, M., Mobbs, D.,
Suhara, T., Okubo, Y. (2009). When Your Gain Is My Pain and Your Pain is My
Gain: Neural Correlates of Envy and Schandenfreude. Science. pdf Press: Hidi video, ABC News, Wall Street Journal
Mobbs, D., Petrovic, P., Marchant, J., Hassabis, D., Weiskopf, N., Seymour, B.,Dolan, R.J., Frith, C.D. (2007). When fear is near: threat imminence elicits prefrontal-periaqueductal gray shifts in humans. Science. 24;317(5841):1079-83. pdf BBC News, Scientific American, Daily Mail, Guardian, Commentary by Stephan Meran. Science Podcast (24/08/07).
Mobbs, D., Lau, H.C., Jones, O.D., Frith, C.D. (2007). Law, Responsibility and the Brain. PLoS-Biology. 5; E103 Pdf
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