In Press and 2019

Inagaki, T. K., Hazlett, L. I., & Andreescu, C. (in press). Opioids and social bonding: effect of naltrexone on feelings of social connection and ventral striatum activity to close others. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Inagaki, T. K., & Meyer, M. L. (in press). Individual differences in resting state connectivity and giving social support: implications for health. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Inagaki, T. K., & Human, L. J. (in press). Physical and social warmth: warmer daily body temperature is associated with greater feelings of social connection. Emotion.

Moieni, M., Tan, K. M., Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Dutcher, J. M., Jevtic, I., Breen, E. C., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (in press). Sex differences in the relationship between inflammation and reward sensitivity: a randomized controlled trial of endotoxin. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.

Hornstein, E.A., Inagaki, T.K., & Eisenberger, N.I.  (in press).  More than just friends: An exploration of the neurobiological mechanisms underlying the link between social support and health.  To appear in: M.Gazzaniga, The Cognitive Neurosciences.

Inagaki, T. K., Hazlett, L. I., & Andreescu, C. (2019). Naltrexone alters responses to social and physical warmth: implications for social bonding. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14, 471-479.

2018

Inagaki, T. K., Jennings, J. R., Eisenberger, N. I., & Gianaros, P. J. (2018). Taking rejection to heart: associations between blood pressure and sensitivity to social pain. Biological Psychology, 139, 87-95.

Inagaki, T. K., & Ross, L. P. (2018). Neural correlates of giving social support: differences between giving targeted versus untargeted support. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80, 724-732.

Parrish, M., Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Haltom, K. E. B., Leary, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2018). Self-compassion and responses to negative social feedback: the role of fronto-amygdala circuit connectivity. Self and Identity, 17, 723-738.

Inagaki, T. K. (2018). Neural mechanisms of the link between giving social support and health. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1428, 33-50.

Inagaki, T. K. (2018). Opioids and Social Connection. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 27, 85-90.

2017

Inagaki, T. K., & Orehek, E. (2017). On the benefits of giving social support: when, why, and how support providers gain by caring for others. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26, 109-113.

Eisenberger, N. I., Moieni, M., Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., & Irwin, M. R. (2017). In sickness and in health: the co-regulation of inflammation and social behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews, 42, 242-253.

2016

Inagaki, T. K., Irwin, M. R., Moieni, M., Jevtic, I., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). A pilot study examining physical and social warmth: Higher (non-febrile) oral temperature is associated with greater feelings of social connection. PLoS One, 11, e0156873.

Muscatell, K. A., Moieni, M., Inagaki, T. K., Dutcher, J. D., Jevtic, I., Breen, E. C., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Exposure to an inflammatory challenge enhances neural sensitivity to negative and positive social feedback. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 57, 21-9.

Inagaki, T. K., Ray, L. A., Irwin, M. R., Way, B. M., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Opioids and social bonding: Naltrexone reduces feelings of social connection. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 728-35.

Inagaki, T. K., Byrne Haltom, K. E., Suzuki, S., Jevtic, I., Hornstein, E., Bower, J. E., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). The neurobiology of giving versus receiving support: The role of stress-related and social reward-related neural activity. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78, 443-53.

Inagaki, T. K., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Giving support to others reduces sympathetic nervous system-related responses to stress. Psychophysiology, 53, 427-35.

Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Moieni, M., Dutcher, J. M., Jevtic, I., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Yearning for connection? Loneliness is associated with increased ventral striatum activity to close others. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 1096-1101.

2015

Inagaki, T. K., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2015). Blocking opioids attenuates physical warmth-induced feelings of social connection. Emotion, 15, 494-500.

Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Irwin, M. R., Moieni, M., Dutcher, J. M., Jevtic, I., Breen, E. C., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2015). The role of the ventral striatum in sickness-induced approach toward support figures. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 44, 247-252

2013 

Inagaki, T. K., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2013). Shared neural mechanisms underlying “social warmth” and physical warmth. Psychological Science, 24, 2272-2280.

2012

Poore, J. C., Pfeifer, J. H., Berkman, E., Inagaki, T. K., Welborne, B. L., & Lieberman, M. D. (2012). Prediction-error in the context of real social relationships modulates reward system activity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 1-11.

Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Irwin, M. R., Cole, S. W., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2012). Inflammation selectively enhances amygdala activity to socially threatening images. Neuroimage, 15, 3222-6.

Inagaki, T. K., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2012). Neural correlates of giving support to a loved one. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74, 3-7.

2011

Eisenberger, N. I., Master, S. L., Inagaki, T. K., Taylor, S. E., Lieberman, M. D., Shirinyan, D., & Naliboff, B. (2011). Attachment figures activate safety signal-related neural regions and reduce pain experience. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 11721-6.

Eisenberger, N. I., Inagaki, T. K., Muscatell, K. A., Haltom, K. E. B. & Leary, M. R. (2011). The neural sociometer: brain mechanisms underlying state self-esteem. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3448-55.

Lieberman, M .D., Inagaki, T. K., Tabibnia, G., & Crockett, M. J. (2011). Subjective responses to emotional stimuli during labeling, reappraisal, and distraction. Emotion, 11, 468-80.

2010

Eisenberger, N.I., Berkman, E.T., Inagaki, T.K., Rameson, L., Mashal, N., & Irwin, M.R. (2010). Inflammation-induced anhedonia: Endotoxin reduces ventral striatum responses to reward. Biological Psychiatry, 68, 748-754.

Eisenberger, N.I., Inagaki, T.K., Mashal, N.M. & Irwin, M.R. (2010). Inflammation and social experience: An inflammatory challenge induces feelings of social disconnection in addition to depressed mood. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 24, 558-563.

2009

Falk, E., Rameson, L., Berkman, E., Kang, Y., Inagaki, T. K., Lieberman, M. D. (2009). The neural correlates of persuasion: a common network across cultures and media. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 1-13.

Eisenberger, N.I., Inagaki, T.K., Rameson, L. T., Mashal, N.M., & Irwin, M.R. (2009). An fMRI study of cytokine-induced depressed mood and social pain: The role of sex differences. Neuroimage, 47, 881-90.