Lempert, K.M., Wolk, D.A., Kable, J.W. (under review). Declarative memory, but not executive function, is associated with temporal discounting in older adults. PsyArXiv.

Peer-reviewed publications

Lempert, K.M.*, Steinglass, J.E.*, Pinto, A., Kable, J.W., Simpson, H.B. (2018). Can delay discounting deliver on the promise of RDoC? Review. Psychological Medicine.

DiMenichi, B.C., Lempert, K.M., Bejjani, C., Tricomi, E. (2018). Writing about past failures attenuates cortisol     responses and sustained attention deficits following psychosocial stress. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12:45.

Lempert, K.M., McGuire, J.T., Hazeltine, D.B., Phelps, E.A., Kable, J.W. (2018). The effects of acute stress on the calibration of persistence. Neurobiology of Stress, 8, 1-9.

Lempert, K.M., Lackovic, S. F., Tobe, R.H., Glimcher, P.W., Phelps, E.A. (2017). Propranolol reduces reference-dependence in intertemporal choice. Social, Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience,  12, 1394-1401.

Lempert, K.M., Speer, M.E., Delgado, M.R., Phelps, E.A. (2017). Positive autobiographical memory retrieval reduces temporal discounting. Social, Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 12,  1584-1593

Steinglass, J.E.*, Lempert, K.M.*, Choo, T., Wall, M., Walsh, B.T., Fyer, A., Schneier, F., Simpson, H.B. (2017). Temporal discounting across three psychiatric disorders: Anorexia Nervosa,  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder. Depression & Anxiety, 34, 463-470.

Lempert, K.M. & Phelps, E.A. (2016). The malleability of intertemporal choice. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20, 64-74.

Lempert, K.M., Johnson, E., Phelps, E.A. (2016). Emotional arousal predicts intertemporal choice. Emotion, 16, 647-56. 

Lempert, K.M. & Tricomi, E. (2016). The value of being wrong: Intermittent feedback delivery alters the striatal response to negative feedback. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 6, 1-14.

Reppert, T.R.*, Lempert, K.M.*, Glimcher, P.W., Shadmehr, R. (2015). Modulation of saccade vigor during value-based decision-making. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 15369-78.

Lempert, K.M., Chen, Y., Fleming, S.M. (2015). Relating pupil dilation and metacognitive  confidence during auditory decision-making. PLoS One, 10: e0126588

Lempert, K.M., Glimcher, P.W., Phelps, E.A. (2015). Emotional arousal and discount rate in intertemporal choice are reference dependent. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144,  366-73.

Tricomi, E. & Lempert, K.M. (2015). Value and probability coding in a feedback-based learning task utilizing food rewards. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113, 4-13.

Lempert, K.M., Porcelli, A.J., Delgado, M.R., Tricomi, E. (2012).  Individual differences in delay discounting under acute stress: the role of trait perceived stress. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 251.

Lempert, K.M. & Pizzagalli, D.A. (2010). Delay discounting and future-directed thinking in anhedonic individuals. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 41, 258-264.

*indicates equal contribution


Commentaries & book chapters

Diehl, M.M., Lempert, K.M., Parr, A.C., Ballard, I., Steele, V.R., Smith, D.V. (2018). Toward an integrative perspective on the neural mechanisms underlying persistent maladaptive behaviors. Meeting Commentary. European Journal of Neuroscience.

Lempert, K.M. & Kable, J.W. (2017). Separating Identity and Value in the Identity-Value Model. Psychological Inquiry.

Raio, C.M., Goldfarb, E.V., Lempert, K.M., Sokol-Hessner P. (2016). Classifying emotion  regulation strategies. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 17, 532.

Lempert, K.M. & Phelps, E.A. (2016). Affect in economic decision-making in Barrett, L.F., Lewis,  M., Haviland-Jones, J.M. (eds.) Handbook of Emotions, Fourth Edition. New York: Guilford  Publications, Inc. 

Phelps, E.A., Lempert, K.M., Sokol-Hessner, P. (2014). Emotion and decision-making: Multiple modulatory neural circuits. Annual Reviews of Neuroscience, 37, 263-87.

Lempert, K.M. & Phelps, E.A. (2014). Neuroeconomics of Emotion and Decision-Making in Glimcher, P.W. & Fehr, E. (eds.) Neuroeconomics: Decision making and the Brain, 2nd edition.  London:  Elsevier, Inc.