Vincent Costa

Assistant Professor

  • 830 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
20072019

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 830 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 24 Article
  • 1 Short survey
  • 1 Review article
2019

Cross-species convergence in pupillary response: understanding human anxiety via non-human primate amygdala lesion

Pagliaccio, D., Pine, D. S., Leibenluft, E., Monte, O. D., Averbeck, B. B. & Costa, V., Aug 7 2019, In : Social cognitive and affective neuroscience. 14, 6, p. 591-599 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Directional interconnectivity of the human amygdala, fusiform gyrus, and orbitofrontal cortex in emotional scene perception

Frank, D. W., Costa, V. D., Averbeck, B. B. & Sabatinelli, D., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 122, 4, p. 1530-1537 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Ventral striatum’s role in learning from gains and losses

Taswell, C. A., Costa, V., Murray, E. A. & Averbeck, B. B., Dec 26 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 52, p. E12398-E12406

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Effects of ventral striatum lesions on stimulus-based versus action-based reinforcement learning

Rothenhoefe, K. M., Costa, V., Bartolo, R., Vicario-Feliciano, R., Murray, E. A. & Averbeck, B. B., Jul 19 2017, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 37, 29, p. 6902-6914 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

Learned Value Shapes Responses to Objects in Frontal and Ventral Stream Networks in Macaque Monkeys

Kaskan, P. M., Costa, V., Eaton, H. P., Zemskova, J. A., Mitz, A. R., Leopold, D. A., Ungerleider, L. G. & Murray, E. A., May 1 2017, In : Cerebral Cortex. 27, 5, p. 2739-2757 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Motivational neural circuits underlying reinforcement learning

Averbeck, B. B. & Costa, V., Mar 29 2017, In : Nature Neuroscience. 20, 4, p. 505-512 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

35 Scopus citations
2016

Amygdala and Ventral Striatum Make Distinct Contributions to Reinforcement Learning

Costa, V., Dal Monte, O., Lucas, D. R., Murray, E. A. & Averbeck, B. B., Oct 19 2016, In : Neuron. 92, 2, p. 505-517 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Scopus citations

Blocking serotonin but not dopamine reuptake alters neural processing during perceptual decision making

Costa, V., Kakalios, L. C. & Averbeck, B. B., Oct 1 2016, In : Behavioral Neuroscience. 130, 5, p. 461-468 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

More than Meets the Eye: The Relationship between Pupil Size and Locus Coeruleus Activity

Costa, V. & Rudebeck, P. H., Jan 6 2016, In : Neuron. 89, 1, p. 8-10 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access
29 Scopus citations
2015

Amygdala lesions in rhesus macaques decrease attention to threat

Dal Monte, O., Costa, V. D., Noble, P. L., Murray, E. A. & Averbeck, B. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Nature communications. 6, 10161.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Scopus citations

From threat to safety: Instructed reversal of defensive reactions

Costa, V. D., Bradley, M. M. & Lang, P. J., Mar 1 2015, In : Psychophysiology. 52, 3, p. 325-332 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Frontal-parietal and limbic-striatal activity underlies information sampling in the best choice problem

Costa, V. D. & Averbeck, B. B., Apr 1 2015, In : Cerebral Cortex. 25, 4, p. 972-982 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Imaging distributed and massed repetitions of natural scenes: Spontaneous retrieval and maintenance

Bradley, M. M., Costa, V. D., Ferrari, V., Codispoti, M., Fitzsimmons, J. R. & Lang, P. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Human Brain Mapping. 36, 4, p. 1381-1392 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Reversal learning and dopamine: A Bayesian perspective

Costa, V. D., Tran, V. L., Turchi, J. & Averbeck, B. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 35, 6, p. 2407-2416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
42 Scopus citations

Selective looking at natural scenes: Hedonic content and gender

Bradley, M. M., Costa, V. D. & Lang, P. J., Oct 1 2015, In : International Journal of Psychophysiology. 98, 1, p. 54-58 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

The role of frontal cortical and medial-temporal lobe brain areas in learning a Bayesian prior belief on reversals

Jang, A. I., Costa, V. D., Rudebeck, P. H., Chudasama, Y., Murray, E. A. & Averbeck, B. B., Aug 19 2015, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 35, 33, p. 11751-11760 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Scopus citations
2014

Dopamine modulates novelty seeking behavior during decision making

Costa, V. D., Tran, V. L., Turchi, J. & Averbeck, B. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Behavioral Neuroscience. 128, 5, p. 556-566 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations
Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Oxytocin enhances attention to the eye region in rhesus monkeys

Dal Monte, O., Noble, P. L., Costa, V. D. & Averbeck, B. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 8 MAR, 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
38 Scopus citations
2012

Tagging cortical networks in emotion: A topographical analysis

Keil, A., Costa, V., Smith, J. C., Sabatinelli, D., Mcginnis, E. M., Bradley, M. M. & Lang, P. J., Dec 1 2012, In : Human Brain Mapping. 33, 12, p. 2920-2931 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2011

Do brain responses to emotional images and cigarette cues differ? An fMRI study in smokers

Versace, F., Engelmann, J. M., Jackson, E. F., Costa, V. D., Robinson, J. D., Lam, C. Y., Minnix, J. A., Brown, V. L., Wetter, D. W. & Cinciripini, P. M., Dec 1 2011, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 34, 12, p. 2054-2063 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Scan patterns when viewing natural scenes: Emotion, complexity, and repetition

Bradley, M. M., Houbova, P., Miccoli, L., Costa, V. D. & Lang, P. J., Nov 2011, In : Psychophysiology. 48, 11, p. 1544-1553 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Threat of suffocation and defensive reflex activation

Lang, P. J., Wangelin, B. C., Bradley, M. M., Versace, F., Davenport, P. W. & Costa, V. D., Mar 1 2011, In : Psychophysiology. 48, 3, p. 393-396 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2010

Emotional imagery: Assessing pleasure and arousal in the brain's reward circuitry

Costa, V. D., Lang, P. J., Sabatinelli, D., Versace, F. & Bradley, M. M., Sep 1 2010, In : Human Brain Mapping. 31, 9, p. 1446-1457 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

101 Scopus citations
2009

The timing of emotional discrimination in human amygdala and ventral visual cortex

Sabatinelli, D., Lang, P. J., Bradley, M. M., Costa, V. D. & Keil, A., Nov 25 2009, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 29, 47, p. 14864-14868 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
105 Scopus citations
2007

Pleasure rather than salience activates human nucleus accumbens and medial prefrontal cortex

Sabatinelli, D., Bradley, M. M., Lang, P. J., Costa, V. D. & Versace, F., Sep 1 2007, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 98, 3, p. 1374-1379 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations