Rebecca M. Jones   Assistant Professor of Neuroscience in Psychiatry

My research is based at the Sackler Institute in Manhattan, NY as well as the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain in White Plains, NY. I study the development of the social brain and how and why this differs in those with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing individuals. I use a variety of technologies in my research including functional MRI, wearable devices and eye tracking in order to examine the neural systems in the brain that drive social behavior and how these systems change across age.

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  • Increased global transcription activity as a mechanism of replication stress in cancer.  Nature communications. 2016 In Process GET IT
    Times cited: 0
  • How interview questions are placed in time influences caregiver description of social communication symptoms on the ADI-R.  Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines2015 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 2
  • Cancer therapy and replication stress: forks on the road to perdition.  Advances in clinical chemistry. 2015 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 5
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  • Adolescent-specific patterns of behavior and neural activity during social reinforcement learning.  Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience2014 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 19
  • Use of tissue swabbing as an alternative to tissue dissection and lysis prior to nucleic acid extraction and real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of Bovine viral diarrhea virus and Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus.  Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 2014 In Process GET IT
    Times cited: 1
  • New strategies and findings for behavioral interventions in autism spectrum disorders.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences2013 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 4
  • Diagnosing autism in neurobiological research studies.  Behavioural brain research. 2013 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 12
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  • The medial prefrontal cortex and the emergence of self-conscious emotion in adolescence.  Psychological science2013 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 43
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  • Evaluation of a method to detect Mycobacterium bovis in air samples from infected Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) and their setts.  Letters in applied microbiology2013 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 0
  • Diminished origin-licensing capacity specifically sensitizes tumor cells to replication stress.  Molecular cancer research : MCR2013 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 8
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  • Detecting symmetry and faces: separating the tasks and identifying their interactions.  Attention, perception & psychophysics2012 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 6
  • Annual research review: re-thinking the classification of autism spectrum disorders.  Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines. 2012 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 87
  • Replication fork dynamics and the DNA damage response.  The Biochemical journal. 2012 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 55
  • Brief report: female-to-male transsexual people and autistic traits.  Journal of autism and developmental disorders2012 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 21
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  • Behavioral and neural properties of social reinforcement learning.  The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience2011 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 51
  • Braking and Accelerating of the Adolescent Brain.  Journal of research on adolescence : the official journal of the Society for Research on Adolescence. 2011 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 141
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  • Neurobiology of the adolescent brain and behavior: implications for substance use disorders.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2010 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 184
  • Detection of IBV QX in commercial broiler flocks in the UK.  The Veterinary record. 2010 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 7
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  • The storm and stress of adolescence: insights from human imaging and mouse genetics.  Developmental psychobiology. 2010 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 115
  • A genetic variant BDNF polymorphism alters extinction learning in both mouse and human.  Science (New York, N.Y.)2010 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 283
  • A time of change: behavioral and neural correlates of adolescent sensitivity to appetitive and aversive environmental cues.  Brain and cognition. 2010 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 282
  • Brain-derived neurotrophic factor as a model system for examining gene by environment interactions across development.  Neuroscience. 2009 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 79
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  • The adolescent brain.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2008 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 517
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  • A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of second generation antipsychotics in the treatment of mania.  European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists. 2006 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 9
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  • CommentaryAdvances in Psychiatric Treatment. 2001 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 1
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  • Management of tuberculosis of the spine with neurological complications.  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 1994 Information Resource GET IT
    Times cited: 0
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Contact

Primary Email

  • rej2004@med.cornell.edu

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Primary Affiliation

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University