Journal Articles:

O’Connor, D. A., Meade, B., Carter, O., Rossiter, S., & Hester, R. (in press). Behavioral sensitivity to reward is reduced for far objects. Psychological Science.

Hester, R., Luitjen, M., (2013). Neural correlates of attentional bias in addiction. CNS Spectrums. August, p1-8.

Luijten, M., O’Connor, D. A., Rossiter, S., Franken, I. H. A., & Hester, R. (2013). Effects of reward and punishment on brain activations associated with inhibitory control in cigarette smokers. Addiction.

Nandam, L.S., Hester, R., Wagner, J., Dean, A.J., Messer, C., Honeysett, A., Nathan, P.J., & Bellgrove, M.A. (2013). Dopamine D2 modulation of human action inhibition and error awareness. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(4), 649-656.

Hester, R., Bell, R., Foxe, J.J., Garavan, H. (2013). The influence of monetary punishment on cognitive control in abstinent cocaine users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Luitjen, M., Veltman, D.J., Hester, R., Smits, M., Nijs, I., Pepplinkhuizen, L., Franken, I. (In Press). The role of dopamine in inhibitory control in smokers and non-smokers: a pharmacological fMRI study. European Neuropsychopharmacology,

Luitjen, M., Veltman, D.J., Hester, R., Smits, M., Pepplinkhuizen, L., Franken, I. (2012). Brain activation associated with attentional bias in smokers is modulated by a dopamine antagonist. Neuropsychopharmacology, 37(13), 2772-2779.

Orr, C., & Hester, R. (2013). Error-related anterior cingulate cortex activity and the prediction of conscious error awareness. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

O’Connor, D., Rossiter, S., Yucel, M., Lubman, D. I., & Hester, R. (2013). Successful inhibitory control over an immediate reward is associated with attentional disengagement in visual processing areas. NeuroImage, 62, 1841-47.

Lee, N., Pennay, A., Hester, R., McKetin, R., Nielsen, S., & Ferris, J. (2013). A pilot randomised controlled trial of modafinil during acute methamphetamine withdrawal: Feasibility, tolerability and clinical outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Review.

Rossiter, S., Thompson, J., & Hester, R. (2012). Improving control over the impulse for reward: Sensitivity of harmful alcohol drinkers to delayed reward but not immediate punishment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Murphy, P. R., Robertson, I. H., Allen, D., Hester, R., & O’Connell, R. G. (2012). An electrophysiological signal that precisely tracks the emergence of error awareness. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 65.

Hester, R., Nandam, L. S., O’Connell, R. G., Wagner, J., Strudwick, M., Nathan, P. J., et al. (2012). Neurochemical enhancement of conscious error awareness. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(8), 2619-2627.

O’Connell, R. G., Schneider, D., Hester, R., Mattingley, J. B., & Bellgrove, M. A. (2011). Attentional load asymmetrically affects early electrophysiological indices of visual orienting. Cerebral Cortex, 21(5), 1056-1065.

Nandam, L. S., Hester, R., Wagner, J., Cummins, T. D., Garner, K., Dean, A. J., et al. (2011). Methylphenidate but not atomoxetine or citalopram modulates inhibitory control and response time variability. Biological Psychiatry, 69(9), 902-904.

Luijten, M., Veltman, D. J., van den Brink, W., Hester, R., Field, M., Smits, M., et al. (2011). Neurobiological substrate of smoking-related attentional bias. NeuroImage, 54(3), 2374-2381.

Cummins, T. D., Hawi, Z., Hocking, J., Strudwick, M., Hester, R., Garavan, H., et al. (2011). Dopamine transporter genotype predicts behavioural and neural measures of response inhibition. Molecular Psychiatry.

Simoes-Franklin, C., Hester, R., Shpaner, M., Foxe, J. J., & Garavan, H. (2010). Executive function and error detection: The effect of motivation on cingulate and ventral striatum activity. Human Brain Mapping, 31(3), 458-469.

Nestor, L., Hester, R., & Garavan, H. (2010). Increased ventral striatal BOLD activity during non-drug reward anticipation in cannabis users. NeuroImage, 49(1), 1133-1143.

Hester, R., Murphy, K., Brown, F. L., & Skilleter, A. J. (2010). Punishing an error improves learning: the influence of punishment magnitude on error-related neural activity and subsequent learning. The Journal of Neuroscience, 30(46), 15600-15607.

Hester, R., Lubman, D. I., & Yucel, M. (2010). The role of executive control in human drug addiction. Current topics in behavioral neurosciences, 3, 301-318.

Hester, R., Lee, N., Pennay, A., Nielsen, S., & Ferris, J. (2010). The effects of modafinil treatment on neuropsychological and attentional bias performance during 7-day inpatient withdrawal from methamphetamine dependence. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 18(6), 489-497.

O’Connell, R. G., Bellgrove, M. A., Dockree, P. M., Lau, A., Hester, R., Garavan, H., et al. (2009). The neural correlates of deficient error awareness in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Neuropsychologia, 47(4), 1149-1159.

Hester, R., Nestor, L., & Garavan, H. (2009). Impaired error awareness and anterior cingulate cortex hypoactivity in chronic cannabis users. Neuropsychopharmacology, 34(11), 2450-2458.

Hester, R., Madeley, J., Murphy, K., & Mattingley, J. B. (2009). Learning from errors: error-related neural activity predicts improvements in future inhibitory control performance. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(22), 7158-7165.

Hester, R., & Garavan, H. (2009). Neural mechanisms underlying drug-related cue distraction in active cocaine users. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 93(3), 270-277.

Fassbender, C., Hester, R., Murphy, K., Foxe, J. J., Foxe, D. M., & Garavan, H. (2009). Prefrontal and midline interactions mediating behavioural control. The European Journal of Neuroscience, 29(1), 181-187.

Chan, E., Mattingley, J. B., Huang-Pollock, C., English, T., Hester, R., Vance, A., et al. (2009). Abnormal spatial asymmetry of selective attention in ADHD. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50(9), 1064-1072.

Nestor, L., Roberts, G., Garavan, H., & Hester, R. (2008). Deficits in learning and memory: parahippocampal hyperactivity and frontocortical hypoactivity in cannabis users. NeuroImage, 40(3), 1328-1339.

Garavan, H., Kaufman, J. N., & Hester, R. (2008). Acute effects of cocaine on the neurobiology of cognitive control. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 363(1507), 3267-3276.

Hester, R., Barre, N., Murphy, K., Silk, T. J., & Mattingley, J. B. (2007). Human medial frontal cortex activity predicts learning from errors. Cerebral Cortex, 18(8), 1933-1940.

O’Connell, R. G., Dockree, P. M., Bellgrove, M. A., Kelly, S. P., Hester, R., Garavan, H., et al. (2007). The role of cingulate cortex in the detection of errors with and without awareness: a high-density electrical mapping study. European Journal of Neuroscience, 25(8), 2571-2579.

Kinsella, G. J., Ong, B., Storey, E., Wallace, J., & Hester, R. (2007). Elaborated spaced-retrieval and prospective memory in mild Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 17(6), 688-706.

Hester, R., Simoes-Franklin, C., & Garavan, H. (2007). Post-error behavior in active cocaine users: poor awareness of errors in the presence of intact performance adjustments. Neuropsychopharmacology, 32(9), 1974-1984.

Hester, R., D’Esposito, M., Cole, M. W., & Garavan, H. (2007). Neural mechanisms for response selection: comparing selection of responses and items from working memory. NeuroImage, 34(1), 446-454.

Hester, R., Barre, N., Mattingley, J. B., Foxe, J. J., & Garavan, H. (2007). Avoiding another mistake: error and posterror neural activity associated with adaptive posterror behavior change. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 7(4), 317-326.

Garavan, H., & Hester, R. (2007). The role of cognitive control in cocaine dependence. Neuropsychology Review, 17(3), 337-345.

Kelly, A. M., Hester, R., Foxe, J. J., Shpaner, M., & Garavan, H. (2006). Flexible cognitive control: effects of individual differences and brief practice on a complex cognitive task. NeuroImage, 31(2), 866-886.

Hester, R., Dixon, V., & Garavan, H. (2006). A consistent attentional bias for drug-related material in active cocaine users across word and picture versions of the emotional Stroop task. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 81(3), 251-257.

Garavan, H., Hester, R., Murphy, K., Fassbender, C., & Kelly, C. (2006). Individual differences in the functional neuroanatomy of inhibitory control. Brain Research, 1105(1), 130-142.

Fassbender, C., Simoes-Franklin, C., Murphy, K., Hester, R., Meaneay, J., Robertson, I. H., et al. (2006). The role of a right fronto-parietal network in cognitive control. Journal of Psychophysiology, 20(4), 286-296.

Hester, R. L., Kinsella, G. J., Ong, B., & McGregor, J. (2005). Demographic influences on baseline and derived scores from the trail making test in healthy older Australian adults. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 19(1), 45-54.

Hester, R., & Garavan, H. (2005). Working memory and executive function: the influence of content and load on the control of attention. Memory & Cognition, 33(2), 221-233.

Hester, R., Foxe, J. J., Molholm, S., Shpaner, M., & Garavan, H. (2005). Neural mechanisms involved in error processing: a comparison of errors made with and without awareness. NeuroImage, 27(3), 602-608.

Storey, E., Tuck, K., Hester, R., Hughes, A., & Churchyard, A. (2004). Inter-rater reliability of the International Cooperative Ataxia Rating Scale (ICARS). Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 19(2), 190-192.

Kelly, A. M., Hester, R., Murphy, K., Javitt, D. C., Foxe, J. J., & Garavan, H. (2004). Prefrontal-subcortical dissociations underlying inhibitory control revealed by event-related fMRI. European Journal of Neuroscience, 19(11), 3105-3112.

Hester, R. L., Murphy, K., Foxe, J. J., Foxe, D. M., Javitt, D. C., & Garavan, H. (2004). Predicting success: patterns of cortical activation and deactivation prior to response inhibition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16(5), 776-785.

Hester, R. L., Kinsella, G. J., & Ong, B. (2004). Effect of age on forward and backward span tasks. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 10(4), 475-481.

Hester, R., Murphy, K., & Garavan, H. (2004). Beyond common resources: the cortical basis for resolving task interference. NeuroImage, 23(1), 202-212.

Hester, R., Kinsella, G. J., Ong, B., & Turner, M. (2004). The Hopkins Verbal Learning Test: Normative data for older Australian adults. Australian Psychologist, 39(3), 251-255.

Hester, R., & Garavan, H. (2004). Executive dysfunction in cocaine addiction: evidence for discordant frontal, cingulate, and cerebellar activity. Journal of Neuroscience, 24(49), 11017-11022.

Hester, R., Fassbender, C., & Garavan, H. (2004). Individual differences in error processing: a review and reanalysis of three event-related fMRI studies using the GO/NOGO task. Cerebral Cortex, 14(9), 986-994.

Bellgrove, M. A., Hester, R., & Garavan, H. (2004). The functional neuroanatomical correlates of response variability: evidence from a response inhibition task. Neuropsychologia, 42(14), 1910-1916.


Book Chapters:

Hester, R., Lubman, D.I., Yucel, M. (2010). The role of cognitive control in human drug addiction. In J.Staley & D.Self (eds.) Behavioral Neuroscience of Drug Addiction. Springer.

Garavan, H., Kaufman, J.N., & Hester, R. (2010). Acute effects of Cocaine on the Neurobiology of Cognitive Control. In “The Neurobiology of Addiction: New Vistas.” T.W. Robbins, B.J. Everitt & D.J. Nutt (Eds). Oxford University Press.

Garavan, H., Hester, R., & Fassbender, C. (2003). The Impact of Individual Differences and Prefrontal Control on Action Monitoring revealed through fMRI. In M.Ullsperger & M. Falkenstein (eds.) Errors, Conflicts, and the Brain. Current Opinions on Performance Monitoring. Leipzig: MPI of Cognitive Neuroscience.