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Laurel Sophia Morris

Departments and Institutes

PhD Student

Key Publications


Morris LS, Kundu P, Dowell N, Mechelmans D, Favre P, Irvine MA, Robbins TW, Daw ND, Bullmore ET, Harrison NA, Voon V (2015), “Fronto-striatal organization: defining functional and microstructural substrates of behavioural flexibility” Cortex

Banca P, Morris LS, Mitchell S, Harrison NA, Potenza MN, Voon V (2015), “Novelty, conditioning and attentional bias to sexual rewards” J Psych Res

Voon V, Baek K, Enander J, Worbe Y, Morris LS, Harrison NA, Robbins TW, Ruck C, Daw N (2015), “Motivation and value influences in the relative balance of goal-directed and habitual behaviours in obsessive-compulsive disorder” Transl Psych

Morris LS, Baek K, Kundu P, Harrison NA, Frank MJ, Voon V (2015), “Biases in the explore-exploit tradeoff in addictions: the role of avoidance of uncertainty” Neuropsychopharm

Morris LS, Kundu P, Baek K, Irvine M, Mechelmans D, Wood J, Harrison NA, Robbins TW, Bullmore ET, Voon V (2015), “Jumping the gun: mapping neural correlates of waiting impulsivity and relevance across alcohol misuse” Biol Psychiatry

Voon V, Chang-Webb YC, Morris LS, Cooper E, Sethi A, Baek K, Grant J, Robbins TW, Harrison NA (2015), “Waiting impulsivity : the influence of acute methylphenidate and feedback.” Int J Neuropsychopharmacol Details


Morris LS (2014), “Notes of Importance” Science 345(6197): 630 

Roeser RW, Vago DR, Pinela, C, Morris, LS, Taylor, C, Harrison, J (2014), “Contemplative Education: Cultivating Ethical Development through Mindfulness Training” Handbook of Moral and Character Education. 2nd ed.

Vago, DR, Wallenstein GV, Morris LS (2014), “Hippocampus” Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences, 2e, Academic Press

Voon V, Mole TB, Banca P, Porter L, Morris L, Mitchell S, Lapa TR, Karr J, Harrison NA, Potenza MN, Irvine M (2014), “Neural Correlates of Sexual Cue Reactivity in Individuals with and without Compulsive Sexual Behaviours” PLoS One 9(7):e102419

Voon V, Morris LS, Irvine MA, Ruck C, Worbe Y, Derbyshire K, Rankov V, Schreiber LR, Odlaug BL, Harrison NA, Wood J, Robbins TW, Bullmore ET, Grant JE (2014), “Risk Taking in Disorders of Natural and Drug Rewards: Neural Correlates and Effects of Probability, Valence and Magnitude.” Neuropsychopharmacology Details


Wright ND, Morris LS, Guitart-Masip M, Dolan RJ (2013), “Manipulating the contribution of approach-avoidance to the perturbation of economic choice by valence.” Front Neurosci 7:228 Details

Wright ND, Symmonds M, Morris LS, Dolan RJ (2013), “Dissociable Influences of Skewness and Valence on Economic Choice and Neural Activity” PLoS ONE 8(12): e83454