2018

Wright ND (2018) How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape the Global Order, Foreign Affairs

Wright ND (2018) Mindspace: Cognition and space operations, Intelligent Biology, London.

Wright ND (2018) (Ed.) Outer Space; Earthly Escalation? Chinese Perspectives on Space Operations and Escalation, U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff

Wright ND (submitted) Different minds, different strategy? Cross-cultural cognition and Chinese strategic choice

Wright ND (submitted) Beyond expectation and surprise: neural prediction error in inadvertent escalation

Li L*, Kumano S*, Keshmirian A, Bahrami B, Li J and Wright ND (2018), Parsing cultural impacts on regret and risk in Iran, China and the United Kingdom. Scientific Reports

Wright ND and Kong Y (submitted) First things first: a systematic review of value-based choice experiments comparing East Asia and the West.

Wright ND (forthcoming) The Neurobiology of Deterrence: Lessons for U.S. and Chinese Doctrine in Eds. Knopf J and Harrington A "Behavioral Economics and Nuclear Weapons", University of Georgia Press

Wright ND (2018) The neuroscience, psychology and practice of target audience self-report, in White Paper: What Do Others Think and How Do We Know What They Are Thinking?, U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff

Wright ND*, Grohn J*, Song C, Rees G, Lawson RP (2018) Cultural computations: temporal and spatial context in East Asian and Western cognitionScientific Reports

2017

Vlaev, I., Wallace, B., Wright, ND, Nicolle, A., Dolan, P., & Dolan, R. (2017). Other people's money: The role of reciprocity and social uncertainty in decisions for others. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics.

Wright ND (2017) From Control to Influence: Cognition in the Grey Zone, Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security Report for the US DoD Joint Staff (159 pp.)

Eassa C, Sitterle V, Toguchi R, Wright ND (2017) “Chapter 5: Rethinking Control and Influence in the Age of Complex Geopolitical Systems” in White Paper on Influence in an Age of Rising Connectedness, U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff

Wright ND (2017) “Chapter 9: Rethinking Control and Influence in the Age of Complex Geopolitical Systems” in White Paper on Influence in an Age of Rising Connectedness, U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff

Wright ND (2017) “Chapter 10: Evidence-based Principles of Influence” in White Paper on Influence in an Age of Rising Connectedness U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff

Multiple contributions (2017) in “Proceedings of the 10th Annual Strategic Multi-Layer Assessment (SMA) Conference, From Control to Influence? A View of—and Vision for—the Future”, U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff

2016

Wright ND Entrepreneurs of fear (2016) in Giordano J (Ed.), White Paper on Assessing and Anticipating Threats to US Security Interests: A Bio-Psycho-Social Approach for Understanding the Emergence of and Mitigating Violence and Terrorism, US DoD Joint Staff

Hertz U, Rutledge R, Winston J, Wright ND, Dolan RJ, Bahrmai B (2016) Oxytocin Effect on Collective Decision Making: A Randomized Placebo Controlled Study, Plos One

2015

Wright ND (2015) Neuro-cognitive Mechanisms of Motivation and Decision-Making in Giordano J and DiEuliis D (Eds.), White Paper on Social and Cognitive Neuroscience Underpinnings of ISIL Behavior and Implications for Strategic Communication, Messaging, and Influence, US DoD Joint Staff

Wright ND and Astorino-Courtois A (Eds.; 2015) Strategic Multilayer Assessment White Paper: The Science of Decision Making across the Span of Human Activity, US DoD Joint Staff

Wright ND (2015) Neurobiological and Emotional Influences: a realistic organic account of human decision making, in Wright ND and Astorino-Courtois A (Eds.) Strategic Multilayer Assessment White Paper: The Science of Decision Making across the Span of Human Activity, US DoD Joint Staff

Wright ND (2015) Helping the United States Security Coordinator for Israel and the Palestinian Authority understand the minds of others, in Wilkenfeld J (Ed.) Strategic Multilayer Assessment White Paper: A Geopolitical and Cognitive Assessment of the Israeli-Palestinian Security Conundrum, US DoD Joint Staff

Wright ND, Hewstone M, Lolliot S, Savage S, Ditlmann R, Bruneau E, Packer D, Castano E, Bock J (2015) Helping the United States Security Coordinator for Israel and the Palestinian Authority understand the minds of others, Report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for the US DoD Joint Staff

2014

Wright ND and Schoff J (2014) China and Japan's real problem: enter the Fairness Dilemma, The National Interest

Eds. DiEuliis D, Casebeer W, Giordano J, Wright ND, Cabayan H (2014) White paper on Leveraging Neuroscientific and Neurotechnological (NeuroS&T) Developments with Focus on Influence and Deterrence in a Networked World, U.S. DoD Joint Staff

Wright ND, The biology of cooperative decision-making: neurobiology to international relations (2014) Handbook of international negotiation: Interpersonal, intercultural and diplomatic perspectives, Ed. Galluccio M, Springer

Eds. Cabayan H, Wright ND (2014) A multi-disciplinary, multi-method approach to leader assessment at a distance: The case of Bashar Al-Assad, U.S. DoD Joint Staff

Proceedings from Joint Staff Strategic Multilayer Assessment conference (Nov 2013) at which Wright presented.

Proceedings from DARPA-organised meeting on deterrence and influence (Oct 2013) at which Wright presented.

Wright ND and Sadjadpour K (2014) The neuroscience guide to negotiations with Iran, The Atlantic

2013

Wright ND, Symmonds M, Morris LS, Dolan RJ (2013) Dissociable influences of skewness and valence on economic choice and neural activity, Plos One

Wright ND, Morris LS, Guitart-Masip M, Dolan RJ (2013) Manipulating the contribution of approach-avoidance to the perturbation of economic choice by valence, Frontiers in Neuroscience

Smittenaar P, FitzGerald THB, Romei V, Wright ND, Dolan RJ (2013) Disruption of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex decreases model-based in favor of model-free control in humans, Neuron

Wright ND, Symmonds M, Dolan RJ (2013) Distinct encoding of risk and value in economic choice between multiple risky options, Neuroimage

Symmonds M, Moran RJ, Wright ND, Bossaerts P, Barnes G, Dolan RJ (2013) The chronometry of risk processing in the human cortex, Frontiers in Neuroscience

Wolf LK*, Wright ND*, Kilford EJ, Dolan RJ, Blakemore SJ (2013) Developmental changes in effects of risk and valence on adolescent decision-making, Cognitive Development

*Joint first author

Symmonds M, Fagan E, Wright ND, Dolan RJ (2013) Assaying the effect of Levodopa on the evaluation of risk in healthy humans, PLoS One

2012

Wright ND, Hodgson K, Fleming SM, Symmonds M, Guitart-Masip M, Dolan RJ (2012) Human responses to unfairness with primary rewards and their biological limits, Scientific Reports

Wright ND, Edwards T, Fleming SM, Dolan RJ (2012) Testosterone induces off-line perceptual learning, Psychopharmacology

Wright ND, Symmonds M, Hodgson K, Fitzgerald THB, Crawford B, Dolan RJ (2012) Approach-avoidance processes contribute to dissociable impacts of risk and loss on choice, Journal of Neuroscience

Vlaev I, Seymour B, Chater N, Winston J, Yoshida W, Wright ND, Symmonds M, Dolan RJ (2012) Prices Need No Preferences: Social Trends Determine Decisions in Experimental Markets for Pain Relief, Health Psychology

Wright ND, Bahrami B, Johnson E, Di Malta G, Rees G, Frith CD, Dolan RJ (2012) Testosterone disrupts human collaboration by increasing egocentric choices. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

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2011

Symmonds M, Wright ND, Bach DR, Dolan RJ (2011) Deconstructing risk: separable encoding of variance and skewness in the brain, Neuroimage 58(4): 1139-49

Wright ND, Symmonds M, Fleming SF, Dolan RJ (2011) Neural segregation of objective and contextual aspects of fairness, Journal of Neuroscience 31:5244-5252

2008

Wright ND, Mechelli A, Noppeney U, Veltman D, Rombouts S, Glensman J, Haynes J-D, Price CJ (2008) Selective activation around the left occipito-temporal sulcus for words relative to pictures: individual variability or false positives? Human Brain Mapping 29:986–1000