University of Wisconsin–Madison

Posters & Presentations

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2018

Kaye JT, Fronk GE, Williams HW, Zgierska AE, Cruz MR, Rabago DP, Curtin JJ (2018). Effects of Acute Prazosin Administration on Startle Potentiation During Unpredictable Versus Predictable Stressors in Humans. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec. PDFPowerpoint

Magruder KP, Kaye JT, Fleming MN, Kayser AD, Schneck SE, Curtin JJ (2018). The NPU Task: Evaluating a Surrogate Endpoint for Stress Mechanisms in Research on Smoking Cessation Interventions. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec. PDFPowerpoint

Sant’Ana DJ, Bradford DE, Starr MJ, Curtin JJ (2018). Risky or rational? Alcohol increases the subjective value of uncertain rewards in a reward decision-making task. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec. PDFPowerpoint

Fronk GE, Gloria R, Hefner K, Curtin JJ (2018). Stress neuroadaptations following heavy marijuana use: phenomenology and individual differences risk. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec. PDFPowerpoint

Hur J, Kaplan CM, Bradford DE, Curtin JJ, Smith JF, Shackman AJ (2018). Acute alcohol administration dampens threat-related activation in the central extended amygdala. Poster accepted for presentation at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (AADA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

2017

Bradford DE, Shireman JM, Kittleson SJ, Fleming MN, & Curtin JJ (2017). Drinking with the devil you don’t know and the one you can’t control: Alcohol’s effects during unpredictable and uncontrollable stressors in the laboratory. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Psychophysiology (SRP) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. PDF

Goodwin MG, Shireman JM, Fronk GE, Schneck SE, Kayser AD, Bradford DE, Curtin JJ (2017, June). Alcohol stress response dampening occurs during unpredictable but not uncontrollable shock stressors. Poster presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO.

Magruder K, & Curtin JJ (2017). The NPU Stressor Task: Evaluating a Surrogate Endpoint for Research on Stress Mechanisms in Substance Use Disorders. Poster presented at the 23rd annual Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion, Madison, WI.

2016

Kaye JT, Bradford DE, Curtin JJ (2016). Psychometric properties and inter-task/measure relationships of startle and corrugator response in NPU, Affective Picture Viewing, and Resting State tasks. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. PDFPowerpoint

Bradford DE, Kaye JT, Curtin JJ (2016). The relationships among multiple psychophysiological and self-report measures of negative affect indexed across multiple tasks within the same sample. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. PDF

Kaye JT, Bradford DE, Curtin JJ (2016). Psychometric properties of psychophysiological paradigms in the NIMH RDoC: startle and corrugator response in NPU, affective picture viewing, and resting state tasks. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science annual convention, Chicago, IL. PDF

Kaye JT, Schneck SE, Kayser AD, Bradford DE, Curtin JJ (2016). Affective picture viewing task: Psychometric properties of startle and corrugator potentiation. Poster presented at the Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion, Madison, WI. PDF

Kaye JT, Kayser AD, Schneck SE, Bradford DE, Curtin JJ (2016). No shock, predictable shock, unpredictable shock (NPU) task: Psychometric properties of startle and corrugator potentiation. Poster presented at the Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion, Madison, WI. PDF

Kaye JT, Bradford DE, Curtin JJ (2016). Psychometric properties of startle response modulation in three tasks from the NIMH RDoC Negative Valence System. Poster presented at the Society for Affective Science Conference, Chicago, IL.

Magruder, K., Curtin, J. J. (2016). Alcohol and prepotent response inhibition: ERP evidence of impaired cognitive control. Poster presented at the 56th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Minneapolis, MN. PDF

2015

Magruder, K., Bradford, D. E., Starr, M. J., Motschman, C. A., & Curtin. J. J. (2015). Alcohol stress response dampening on startle potentiation, self-report, and ERPs during threat of uncertain location. Poster presented at the 21st annual Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion, Madison, WI. PPT

Bradford DE, Schneck SE, Coe MA, Curtin JJ (2015). Alcohol dampens stress reactivity but not perception to visually uncertain stressors in a stimulus generalization paradigm. SPR Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. PDF

Kaye JT, Bradford DE, Rohrer CT, Hamilton RK, Kayser AD, Curtin JJ (2015). Psychometric properties of startle response modulation during threat-of-shock, affective picture viewing, and resting state tasks. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Seattle, WA. PDF

Hefner K, Starr, M, Curtin J (2015). Altered subjective reward valuation among drug-deprived marijuana users: Aversion to uncertainty. APS Annual Convention, New York, NY.

2014

Kaye JT, Curtin JJ (2014). Repurposing norepinephrine antagonists for drug addiction treatment: A novel translational laboratory biomarker approach. Poster presented at Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion annual meeting, Madison, WI. PDF

Bradford DE, Magruder KP, Subramani OS, Marek NM, Curtin JJ, Piper ME (2014). Smoking anticipation and actual smoking both lower physiological and psychological reactivity to stress for smokers in withdrawal. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco annual meeting, Seattle, WA. PDF

Kaye JT, Curtin JJ (2014). Repurposing norepinephrine antagonists for drug addiction treatment: A novel translational laboratory biomarker approach. Poster presented at the Symposium on Therapeutics Discovery & Development, UW Institute of Clinical and Translational Research, Madison, WI. PDF

Magruder KP, Bradford DE, Starr MJ, Motschman CA, Korhumel RA, Curtin JJ (2014). Alcohol stress response dampening of startle response, self-report, and ERPs during threat of uncertain location. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual meeting, Bellevue, WA.

Moberg CA, Curtin JJ (2014). Stress neuroadaptation in alcoholism. Poster presented at Association for Psychological Science annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Bradford DE, Korhumel RA, Makhiboroda A, Grabinski KM, Raupp GJ, Curtin JJ, Piper ME (2014). Anticipation of smoking attenuates stress response measured with startle potentiation and self-report in nicotine deprived smokers. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Atlanta, GA. PDF

2013

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Curtin, J.J., & Newman, J.P. (2013). From Mechanism to Treatment: Using cognitive remediation as a treatment for psychopathic and externalizing offenders. Symposium talk presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy, Washington DC.

Kaye JT, Shi FY, Baker TB, Curtin JJ (2013). Nicotine deprivation induces negative affect to actual cigarettes but not pictures of cigarettes. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Florence, Italy. PDF

2012

Baskin-Sommers AR, Curtin JJ, Newman JP (2012). Emotion-modulated startle in psychopathy: Clarifying familiar effects. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Psychopathology annual meeting, Ann Arbor, MI.

Bencic R, Baskin-Sommers A, Curtin, J, Newman J (2012). Exploring attentional abnormalities in psychopathy with a modified Stroop task. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Psychopathology annual meeting, Ann Arbor, MI.

Bradford DE, Shapiro BL, Curtin JJ (2012). How bad could it be? Alcohol’s effect on startle to uncertain intensity threat varies by dose and baseline startle. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, New Orleans, LA. PDF

Moberg CA, Curtin JJ (2012). Stressing the importance of anxiety in alcoholism. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual meeting, San Francisco, CA. PDF

Starr MJ, Bradford DE, Motschman C, Korhumel R, Curtin JJ (2012). Dose-dependent Effects of Alcohol on Attention to Certain and Uncertain Threat. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, New Orleans, LA. PDF

2011

Baskin-Sommers AR, Newman JP, Larson C, Curtin JJ (2011). Attention moderates the fearlessness and amygdala activation deficits of psychopathic offenders. Paper presented at Society for Research in Psychopathology meeting, Boston, MA.

Bradford DE, Kaye JT, Curtin JJ (2011). Not Just Noise: Individual Differences in Baseline Startle are Anxiety Revelant. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Boston, MA. PDF

Hefner KR, Moberg CA, Hachiya LY, Curtin JJ (2011). Alcohol effects of startle potentiation to variable and fixed duration threat. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Boston, MA. PDF

Kaye, JT, Williams, WC, Hachiya, LY, Bradford, DE, Curtin, JJ (2011). Affective response to differential threat probabilities is unaffected by nicotine deprivation. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Boston, MA. PDF

Starr MJ, Bradford DE, Shackman AJ, Curtin JJ (2011). An Empirical Comparison of Commonly Used Methods of Quantifying Startle Potentiation. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Boston, MA. PDF

2010

Baskin-Sommers AR, Curtin JJ, Newman JP (2010). Differentiating the Fear Responses of Psychopathic and Externalizing Incarcerated Male Offenders. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Portland, OR.

Baskin-Sommers AR, Curtin JJ, Newman JP (2010). Fear Potentiated Startle Differentiates Emotion Processing in Psychopathic and Externalizing Incarcerated Male Offenders. Poster presented at the Society of Biological Psychiatry, New Orleans, LA.

Hachiya LY, Moberg CA, Curtin JJ (2010). Alcohol effects on affective response during variable and fixed duration threat. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual meeting, San Antonio, TX. PDF

Hefner KR, Verona E, Curtin JJ (2010). Attentional and affective consequences of safety signals in the presence and absence of threat. Poster presented at the Society of Psychophysiology Research annual meeting, Portland, OR. PDF

Moberg CA, Hachiya LY, Curtin JJ (2010). Alcohol effects on affective response during variable and fixed duration threat. Poster presented at the Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

Taylor K, Contrada R, Curtin J, Panzarino C, Cohen L, Shah, S, Wilson GT (2010). Body Image and the Acoustic Startle Reflex: A Preliminary Investigation. Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Salzburg, Austria.

Schlam TR, Japuntich SJ, Piper ME, Gloria R, Baker TB, Curtin JJ (2010). Cognitive conflict following appetitive versus negative cues predicts smoking cessation failure. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.

2009

Baskin-Sommers AR, Curtin JJ, Newman JP (2009). Negative Slow Wave Activity Reflects Attentional Problems Associated with Psychopathy. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Baskin-Sommers AR, Curtin JJ, Bertsch J, Newman JP (2009). Psychopathic traits moderate electrophysiological activity and fear response. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy annual meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Hefner, K, Jaber J, Grant A, Curtin J (2009). Alcohol intoxication: Selective reduction of anxiety in the face of uncertain threat. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Berlin, Germany. PDF

Hefner K, Jaber J, Grant A, Curtin J (2009). Alcohol intoxication: Selective reduction of anxiety in the face of uncertain threat. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual meeting, San Diego, CA. PDF

Moberg CA, Weber SM, Jaber JN, Grant AM, Curtin JJ (2009). Alcohol dose effects on fear conditioning with varying levels of threat intensity. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Berlin, Germany. PDF

Moberg CA, Weber SM, Jaber JN, Grant AM, Curtin JJ (2009). Alcohol dose effects on fear conditioning with varying levels of threat intensity. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual meeting, San Diego, CA. PDF

2008

Moberg CA, Jaber JN, Curtin JJ (2008). Alcohol selectively affects anxiety but not fear. Poster presented at College for the Prevention of Drug Dependence annual meeting, San Juan, PR. PDF

Tolley-Schell SA, Curtin JJ, Grant AM (2008). Better Attend Here–Not There: Individual Differences in Orienting Predict Anxious Attention Bias and Defensive Driving. Poster presented at Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL. PDF

2007

Bannon K, Betensky J, Contrada R, Curtin J, Wilson GT (2007). Body Image and the Acoustic Startle Reflex: A Preliminary Investigation. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Bardeen J, Read J, Curtin J, Bytschkow, J (2007). Using a Modified Stroop to Examine Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress, and Alcohol Cognitions: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Curtin JJ, Hogle JM, Kaye JT (2007). Negative affect during nicotine withdrawal. Neurobiology of Addiction conference. Santa Fe, NM. PDF

Gloria R, Rothwell P, Curtin, J (2007). The Effect of Alcohol Intoxication and Expectancy on Cognitive Control. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual meeting, New York City, NY.

Hogle JM, Curtin JJ, Kaye JT (2007). Negative Affect During Nicotine Withdrawal: Insights from Explicit-cue and Contextual Fear Conditioning Models. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco annual meeting. PDF

Moberg CA, Jaber JN, Curtin JJ (2007). Alcohol selectively affects anxiety but not fear. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Savannah, GA. PDF

2006

Kerr DL, Sarinopoulos I, Schaus A, Green D, Curtin JJ, Nitschke JB (2006). Neural correlates of anticipation and uncontrollability in snake phobia. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, Atlanta, GA. PDF

Kerr DL, Sarinopoulos I, Schaefer HS, Schaus AS, Green DE, Ollinger J, Herrington JD, Curtin JJ, Nitschke JB (2006). Impact of Uncontrollability on Brain Areas Activated by the Anticipation of Disgust and Phobogenic Snake Videos. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual meeting, San Francisco, CA. PDF

Merrill JE, Jaanimägi U, Curtin JJ, Read JP (2006). Cue, mood, and personality effects on alcohol expectancies. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting. Baltimore, MD. PDF

Nusslock R, Coan JA, Harmon-Jones E, Abramson L, Curtin JJ (2006). Pre-frontal brain asymmetry moderates laboratory induced human helplessness. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

2004

Hogle JM, Curtin JJ (2004). Affective Reactivity during smoking withdrawal: Evidence for sex differences in smoking motivation. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Santa Fe, NM. PDF

Rothwell PE, Curtin JJ (2004). Alcohol effect on ERP correlates of cognitive control. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Santa Fe, NM. PDF

Rothwell PE, Curtin JJ (2004). Alcohol expectancy & pharmacology: Cognitive mechanisms underlying behavior regulation effects. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, Vancouver, Canada. PDF

Themanson JA, Hillman CH, Curtin, JJ (2004). Differential influences of age and physical activity on ERN. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

2003

Amodio DM, Harmon-Jones E, Devine PG, Curtin JJ, Hartley SL, Covert AE (2003). Neural signals for the detection of unintended race bias. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology meeting. PDF

Curtin JJ, Rothwell PE (2003). Cognitive control of behavior: ERP correlates of prepotent response inhibition in Stroop Task. Poster presented that the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Chicago, IL. PDF

Hogle JM, Curtin JJ (2003). Smoking and Stress: Disentangling nicotine effects on exogenous and withdrawal stress. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco annual meeting, New Orleans, LA.

2002

Casbon TS, Lang AR, Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ (2002). Alcohol induced commission errors: Premature responding or interference in context processing. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, San Francisco, CA. PDF

Curtin JJ, Fairchild BA (2002). Alcohol & the Stroop task: Examining the role of cognitive control. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Washington, DC. PDF

Curtin JJ, Fairchild BA, Green DA (2002). Alcohol and Error Related Negativity: A test of the Response Conflict Resolution theory. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Washington, DC. PDF

Curtin JJ, Green DA, Fairchild BF (2002). Alcohol and behavioral dysregulation: Event related potential evidence of failures in cognitive control. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, San Francisco, CA. PDF

2001

Casbon T, Lang AR, Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ (2001). Alcohol-facilitated disinhibition of behavior: The role of working memory load. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Curtin JJ, Green DA (2001). Error related negativity (ERN): Error vs. conflict generated (2001). Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Montreal, Canada. PDF

Curtin JJ, Fairchild BA (2001). Alcohol’s impact on cognitive control of behavioral inhibition. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, Montreal, Canada. PDF

Curtin JJ, Lang AR, Patrick CJ, Cacioppo JT, Birbaumer N (2001). Alcohol affects emotion and behavior through cognition. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, Montreal, Canada. PDF

2000

Casbon T, Lang AR, Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ (2000). Alcohol-facilitated disinhibition of behavior: The role of working memory load. Poster presented at the AABT annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

1999 and earlier

Curtin JJ, Lang AR, Patrick CJ, Cacioppo J, Birbaumer N (1999). Emotional and behavioral consequences of alcohol-impaired cognitive processing. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Granada, Spain.

Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ, Daughtrey EW (1998). Convergence and divergence between two inventories of personality and temperament. Poster presented at the American Psychological Society annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Breiner M, Curtin JJ, Lang AR (1998). Level of restraint moderates self-reported approach reactivity to substance cues. Poster presented at the American Psychological Society annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Casbon T, Lyons MY, Lang AR, Patrick CJ, Curtin JJ (1998). Predicting substance use disorders in criminals: Psychopathy, family history, and motivational variables. Poster presented at the American Psychological Society annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Daughtrey EW, Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ (1998). Behind the mask of psychopathy: Self- and other-ratings of temperament. Poster presented at the American Psychological Society annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Lyons MY, Casbon T, Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ, Lang AR (1998). Prediction and mediation of alcohol and drug abuse in criminals. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, Hilton Head, SC.

Stritzke, WGK, Lang AR, Patrick CJ, Curtin JJ, Breiner MJ (1997). Toward a topography of craving. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual scientific meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Verona E, Curtin JJ, Levenston GK, Bradley MM, Lang PJ, Patrick CJ (1997). Psychopathy and physiological response to emotionally evocative sounds. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Cape Cod, MA.

Bridges C, Frank D, Curtin JJ (1996). Employer attitudes toward breastfeeding in the workplace in a Southwest Georgia community. Poster presented at the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Washington, D.C.

Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ (1996). Estimation of missing data in psychophysiological research: Habituation should not be ignored. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

Fite S, Frank D, Curtin JJ (1996). Women’s perception of social support and obtaining mammography screening. Poster presented at the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Washington, DC.

Hults D, Frank D, Curtin JJ (1996). Job satisfaction of advance practice nurses. Poster presented at the Florida Nurses Association Annual Meeting, Orlando FL.

Kirkland A Frank D, Curtin JJ (1996). The perceptions of self-esteem in female victims of sexual assaults. Poster presented at the Florida Nurses Association Annual Meeting, Orlando FL.

Miller MW, Curtin JJ, Patrick CJ (1995). Startle reflex potentiation during active coping: Implications for motivational theory. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting, Toronto, Canada.