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Ph.D., Harvard University 2012

Psychology: Experimental Psychopathology



B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Molecular and Cell Biology: Neurobiology


Germine, L., Robinson, E., Smoller, J.W., Calkins, M.E., Moore, T.M., Hakonarson, H., Daly, M., Lee, P.H., Holmes, A.J., Buckner, R.L., Gur, R.C., & Gur, R.E. (in press).  Association between polygenic risk for schizophrenia, neurocognition, and social cognition across development.  Translational Psychiatry.

Germine, L., Russell, R., Bronstad, P.M., Blokland, G.A.M., Smoller, J.W., Kwok, H., Anthony, S.E., Nakayama, K., Rhodes, G., & Wilmer, J.B. (2015). Individual aesthetic preferences for faces are shaped mostly by environments, not genes. Current Biology, 25(20): 2684-2689. pdf

Fortenbaugh, F.C., DeGutis, J., Germine, L., Wilmer, J., Grosso, M., Russo, K., & Esterman, M. (2015). Sustained attention across the lifespan in a sample of 10,000: Dissociating ability and strategy. Psychological Science, 26(9): 1497-1510.  pdf

Germine, L., Dunn, E.C., McLaughlin, K., & Smoller, J.W. (2015). Childhood adversity is associated with adult theory of mind and social affiliation, but not face processing. PLoS ONE, 10(6): e0129612. link

Hartshorne, J., & Germine, L. (2015) When does cognitive functioning peak? The asynchronous rise and fall of different cognitive abilities across the lifespan. Psychological Science, 26(4): 433-443. pdf

Wilmer, J., Nakayama, K., & Germine, L. (2014) Face recognition: a model specific ability. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8. pdf

Tosto, M.G., Petrill, S.A., Halberda, J., Trzaskowski, M., Tikhomirova, T.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., Ly, R., Wilmer, J.B., Naiman, D.Q.,Germine, L., Plomin, R., & Kovas, Y. (2014) Why do we differ in Number Sense? Evidence from a genetically sensitive investigation. Intelligence, 43: 35-46. pdf

Susilo, T., Germine, L., & Duchaine, B. (2013) Face recognition ability matures late: Evidence from individual differences in young adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance., 39(5): 1212-1217. pdf

Germine, L., Benson, T., Cohen, F., & Hooker, C. (2013) Psychosis-proneness and the rubber hand illusion of body ownership.Psychiatry Research, 207(1-2):45-52. pdf

Wilmer, J., Germine, L., Chabris, C., Chatterjee, G., Gerbasi, M., & Nakayama, K. (2012) Capturing specific abilities as a window into human individuality: the example of face recognition. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 29(5-6):360-392. pdf

Germine, L., Nakayama, K., Duchaine, B., Chabris, C., Chatterjee, G., & Wilmer, J. (2012) Is the web as good as the lab? Comparable performance from web and lab in cognitive/perceptual experiments. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19(5): 847-857.pdf

Halberda, J., Ly, R., Wilmer, J., Naiman, D., & Germine, L. (2012) Number sense across the lifespan as revealed by a massive internet-based sample. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(28): 11116-11120. pdf

Germine, L., Garrido, L., Bruce, L., & Hooker, C. (2011) Social anhedonia is associated with neural abnormalities during face emotion processing. Neuroimage, 58(3): 935-945. pdf

Germine, L., Duchaine, B., & Nakayama, K. (2011) Where cognitive development and aging meet: Face learning ability peaks after age 30. Cognition, 118(2): 201-210. pdf

Germine, L. & Hooker, C. (2011) Face emotion recognition is related to individual differences in psychosis-proneness.Psychological Medicine, 41(5): 937-948. pdf

Germine, L., Cashdollar, N., Duzel, E., & Duchaine, B. (2011) A new selective developmental deficit: Impaired object recognition with normal face recognition. Cortex, 47: 598-607. pdf

Wilmer, J., Germine, L., Loken, E., Guo, X., Chatterjee, G., Nakayama, K., Williams, M., Chabris, C., & Duchaine, B. (2010) Response to Thomas: Is human face recognition ability entirely genetic? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(24): E101. pdf

Wilmer, J., Germine, L., Chabris, C., Chatterjee, G., Williams., M., Loken, E., Nakayama, K., & Duchaine, B. (2010) Human face recognition ability is specific and highly heritable. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(11): 5238-5241. pdf

Hooker, C., Verosky, S., Germine, L., Knight, R.T., & D’Esposito, M. (2010) Neural activity during social signal perception correlates with self-reported empathy. Brain Research, 1308: 100-113. pdf

Duchaine, B., Jenkins, R., Germine, L., & Calder, A. (2009) Normal gaze discrimination and adaptation in seven prosopagnosics.Neuropsychologia, 47(10): 2029-2036. pdf

Hooker, C., Verosky, S., Germine, L., Knight, R.T., & D’Esposito, M. (2008) Mentalizing about emotion and its relationship to empathy. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience, 3: 204-217. pdf

Duchaine, B., Germine L., & Nakayama, K. (2007). Family Resemblance: Ten Family Members with Prosopagnosia and Within-Class Object Agnosia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 24: 419-430. pdf

Hooker, C., Germine, L., Knight, R.T., & D’Esposito, M. (2006). Amygdala response to facial expressions reflects emotional learning. Journal of Neuroscience, 26(35): 8915-8922 pdf