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Mackey. S.C., Gilam, G., Darnall, B.D., Goldin, P.R., Kong J.T., Law, C.S.W., Heirich, M., Karayannis, N.V., Kao, M.C., Tian, L., Manber, R., & Gross, J.J. Mechanisms Underlying Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Acupuncture in Chronic Low Back Pain: The Stanford Center for Chronic Low Back Pain Study Protocol.


Shany, O., Gurevitch, G., Gilam, G., Dunsky, N., Balter, S., Greental, A., Nutkevitch, N., Eldar, E., & Hendler, T. (in press). A corticostriatal pathway mediating self-efficacy enhancement. NJP Mental Health Research

Shany, O., Dunsky, N., G., Gilam, G., Greental, A., Gilboa-Schechtman, E., & Hendler, T. (in press). Self-evaluation of social rank in socially anxious individuals associates with enhanced striatal reward function. Psychological Medicine

Ekhtiari, H., Ghobadi-Azbari, P., ... Gilam, G.,  ... & Bikson, M. A Checklist for Assessing the Methodological Quality of Concurrent tES-fMRI Studies (ContES Checklist): A Consensus Study and Statement. Nature Protocols, 17, 596-617


Mercer Lindsay, N., Chen, C., Gilam, G., Mackey, S.C., & Scherrer, G. Brain Circuits for pain and its treatment. Science Translational Medicine, 13(619), eabj7360.

Shany*, O., Greental*, A., Gilam, G., Perry, D., Bleich-Cohen, M., Ovadia, M., Cohen, A., Hendler*, T., & Raz*, G. Somatic engagement alters subsequent neurobehavioral correlates of affective mentalizing. Human Brain Mapping, 42(18), 5846-5861.  

Gilam, G., Cramer, E. M., Weber, K. A., Ziadni, M. S., Kao, M. C., & Mackey, S.C. Classifying chronic pain using multidimensional pain-agnostic symptom assessments and clustering analysis. Science Advances, 7(37), eabj0320.

Zhang, J., ten Brink, M., Kreibig, S.D., Gilam, G., Manber, R., Mackey, S.C., & Gross, J.J. Individual differences in perceived sleep quality does not predict negative affect reactivity or regulation. Biological Psychology, 164, 108149.


Beames, J.R., Gilam, G., Schofield, T.P., Schira, M.M., & Denson, T.F. The impact of self-control training on neural responses following anger provocation. Social Neuroscience.

Gilam, G., Horing, B., Sivan, R. Weinman, N., & Mackey, S.C. The decline in task performance after witnessing rudeness is moderated by emotional empathy - a pilot study. Frontiers in Psychology - Personality and Social Psychology.  Materials and data available at:

Gilam, G., Gross, J.J., Wager, T.D., Keefe, F.J., Mackey, S.C. What is the relationship between pain and emotion? Bridging constructs and communities. Neuron.

Alia-Klein, N., Gan, G., Gilam, G., Bezek, J., Bruno, A., Denson, T., Hendler, T., Lowe, L., Mariotti, V., Muscatello, M.R.A., Palumbo, S., Pellegrini, S., Pietrini, P., Rizzo, A. The feeling of anger: From brain networks to linguistic expressions. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 108, 480-497.


You, D.S., Ziadni, M., Gilam, G., Darnall, B.D., & Mackey, S.C. Evaluation of candidate items for severe PTSD screening for patients with chronic pain: Pilot data analysis with IRT approach. Pain Practice, 20(3), 262-268.

Gilam, G., Sturgeon, J.A., You, D.S., Wasan, A.D., Darnall, B.D., & Mackey, S.C. Negative affect has the strongest association with prescription opioid misuse in a cross-sectional cohort of patients with chronic pain. Pain Medicine, 21(2), e127-e138.


Gilam*, G., Abend*, R., Gurevitch, G., Erdman, A., Baker, H., Ben-Zion, Z., & Hendler, T. Attenuating anger and aggression with neuromodulation of the vmPFC – a simultaneous tDCS-fMRI study. Cortex, 109, 156-170; *equal contribution.

Jacob, Y., Gilam, G., Lin, T., Raz, G., & Hendler, T. Anger modulates influence hierarchies within and between emotional reactivity and regulation networks. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience – Anger and Interpersonal Aggression Research Topic.

Gilam*, G., Abend*, R., Shani, Ben-Zion, Z., & Hendler, T. The anger-infused Ultimatum Game: a reliable and valid paradigm to induce and assess anger. Emotion, 19, 84-96; *equal contribution.


Gilam*, G., Maron-Katz*, A., Kliper, E., Lin, T., Shamir, R. & Hendler, T. Tracing the neural carryover effects of interpersonal anger on resting-state fMRI in men and their relation to traumatic stress symptoms in a subsample of soldiers. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience – Anger and Interpersonal Aggression Research Topic; *equal contribution.

Raz, G., Svanera, M., Singer, N., Gilam, G., Bleich-Cohen, M., Lin, T., Admon, R., Gonen, T., Thaler, A., Granot, R.Y., Goebel, R., Benini, S., Valente, G. Robust inter-subject audiovisual decoding in functional magnetic resonance imaging using high-dimensional regression. Neuroimage, 163, 244-263.

Geffen, T., Thaler, A., Gilam, G., Ben-Simon, E., Sarid, N., Gurevich, T., Giladi, N., Shabtai, H., Zitser, J., Schilman, E., Sharon, H. Reduced mind wandering in patients with Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 44, 38-42.

Abraham, E., Gilam, G., Kanat-Maymon, Y., Jacob, Y., Zagoory-Sharon, O., Hendler, T., & Feldman, R. The human coparental bond implicates distinct corticostriatal pathways; Longitudinal impact on family formation and child well-being. Neuropsychopharmacology, 42(12), 2301-2313.

Gilam, G., Ne'eman, Y.J., Raz, G., Lin, T., Fruchter, E., & Hendler, T. Stoic regulation: The influence of military combat-training on neurobehavioral indices of anger. Published by Nova Science Publishers in Anxiety and Anger: Predictors, Coping Strategies and Health Effects, Cruz, J.F. & Sofia, R. Eds.

Lin*, T., Gilam*, G., Raz, G., Or-Borichev, A., Bar-Haim, Y., Fruchter, E., & Hendler, T. Accessible neurobehavioral anger-related markers for vulnerability to post-traumatic stress symptoms in a population of male soldiers. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience; *equal contribution.

Gilam, G., Lin, T., Fruchter, E., & Hendler, T. Neural indicators of interpersonal anger as cause and consequence of combat-training stress symptoms. Psychological Medicine, 47(9), 1561-1572.

Cohen, D., Perry, A., Gilam, G., Mayseless, N., Gonen, T., Hendler, T., & Shamay-Tsoory, S. The role of oxytocin in modulating interpersonal space: a pharmacological fMRI study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 76, 77-83.


Singer, N., Jacobi, N., Lin, T., Raz G., Shpigelman, L., Gilam G., Granot, R.Y., & Hendler T. (2016). Common modulation of limbic network activation underlies the unfolding of musical emotions and its temporal attributes. Neuroimage, 141, 517-529.

Gilam, G., & Hendler, T. (2016). With love, from me to you: Embedding social interactions in affective neuroscience. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 68, 590-601.

Raz*, G., Touroutoglou*, A., Wilson-Mendenhall, C., Gilam, G., Lin, T., Gonen, T., Jacob, Y., Atzil, S., Admon, R., Bleich-Cohen, M., Maron-Katz, A., Hendler, T., & Barrett, L.F. (2016). Functional connectivity dynamics during film viewing reveal common networks for different emotional experiences. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 16(4), 709-723; *equal contribution.

Keynan, J.N., Meir-Hasson, Y., Gilam, G., Cohen, A., Jakont, G., Kinreich, S., Ikar, L., Or-Borichev, A., Etkin, A., Gyurak, A., Klovatch, I., Intrator, N., & Hendler, T. (2016). Limbic activity modulation guided by fMRI-Inspired EEG improves implicit emotion regulation. Biological Psychiatry, 80(6), 490-496.


Gilam, G., & Hendler, T. Deconstructing anger in the human brain. Published in Social Behavior from Rodents to Humans: Neural Foundations and Clinical Implications, by Springer in the series Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, Wӧhr, M. & Krach, S. Eds.

Gilam, G., Lin, T., Raz, G., Azrielant, S., Fruchter, E., Ariely, D. & Hendler, T. Neural substrates underlaying the tendency to accept anger-infused ultimatum offers during dynamic social interactions. Neuroimage, 120, 400-411.

Vainapel, S., Shamir, O.Y., Tenenbaum, Y., & Gilam, G. The dark side of gendered language: The masculine-generic form as a cause for self-report bias. Psychological Assessment, 27(4), 1513-1519.

Before 2015

Raz G., Weintraub Y., Jacob Y., Kinreich S., Maron-Katz A., Shaham G., Podlipsky I., Gilam G., Soreq E. & Hendler T. (2012). Portraying emotions at their unfolding: a multilayered approach for probing dynamics of neural networks. Neuroimage, 60(2), 1448-1461.

Dvash, J., Gilam, G., Ben-Zeev, A., Hendler, T. & Shamay-Tsoory, SG. (2010). The envious brain: the neural basis of social comparison. Human Brain Mapping, 31(11), 1741-1750.


Gilam, G. (2016). A prospective neurobehavioral investigation of anger experience and its regulation in humans - A prelude to PTSD symptoms. Ph.D. Thesis.

Gilam, G. (2009). Doors into Consciousness. Galileo Magazine, 128, 36-45 (Hebrew; non peer-reviewed).

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