Dr. Kiehl has authored over 140 peer-reviewed manuscripts and he currently directs five major National Institute of Health projects in the areas of adolescent psychopathy, adult psychopathy, substance abuse, and early stage psychosis.

According to google scholar Dr. Kiehl’s peer-reviewed papers have been cited over 10,000 times and he maintains an h-index of 53.

A complete list of Dr. Kiehl’s papers can be found here: curriculum vitae

Some examples include:

Psychopathy Research

Kiehl, K.A., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (Editors; 2013). Handbook on Psychopathy and Law, Oxford Press.   New York.

Kiehl, K.A. & Lushing, J. (2013).  Psychopathy.  Scholarpedia:  A peer-reviewed encyclopedia.

Decety, J., Skelly, L.R., & Kiehl, K.A. (2013). Brain response to empathy-eliciting scenarios in incarcerated psychopaths.  Archives of General Psychiatry, 70, 638-645.

Ermer, E. Cope, L.M., Nyalakanti, P.K., Calhoun, V.D., & Kiehl, K.A. (2013). Aberrant paralimbic gray matter in incarcerated male adolescents with psychopathic traits. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52, 94-103.

Ermer, E., Cope, L.M., Nyalakanti, P.K., Calhoun, V.D., & Kiehl, K.A. (2012).  Aberrant paralimbic gray matter in criminal psychopathy. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121 (3), 649-658.

Kiehl, K.A., & Hoffman, M.B. (2011). The criminal psychopath: History, neuroscience and economics. Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Summer 2011, 355-397.

Harenski, C.L., Harenski, K.A., Shane, M.S., & Kiehl, K.A. (2010). Aberrant neural processing of moral violations in criminal psychopaths. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 863-874.

Kiehl, K.A. (2006). A cognitive neuroscience perspective on psychopathy: Evidence for paralimbic system dysfunction. Psychiatry Research, 142, 107-128.

Kiehl, K.A., Smith, A.M., Hare, R.D., Forster, B.B., & Liddle, P.F. (2001). Limbic abnormalities in affective processing in criminal psychopaths as revealed by functional magnetic resonance imaging. Biological Psychiatry, 50, 677-684.

Levenson, M.R., Kiehl, K.A., & Fitzpatrick, C. (1995). Assessing psychopathic attributes in a noninstitutionalized population. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 68, 151-158.

Schizophrenia Research

Du, W., Li, H., Calhoun, V.D., Ma, S., Eichele, T., Kiehl, K.A., Pearlson, G.D., & Adali, T. (2012). High classification accuracy for schizophrenia with rest and task fMRI data. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 145, 1-12.

Calhoun, V.D., Wu, L., Kiehl, K.A., Eichele, T., & Pearlson, G.D. (2010). Aberrant processing of deviant stimuli in schizophrenia revealed by fusion of fMRI and EEG data. Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 22, 127-138.

Calhoun, V.D., Maciejewski, P.K., Pearlson, G.D., & Kiehl, K.A. (2008). Temporal lobe and ‘default’ hemodynamic brain modes discriminate between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Human Brain Mapping, 29, 1265-1275.

Kiehl, K. A., Stevens, M.C., Celone, K., Kurtz, M. & Krystal, J.H. (2005). Abnormal hemodynamics in schizophrenia during an auditory oddball task. Biological Psychiatry,57, 1029-1040.  

Calhoun, V.D., Kiehl, K. A., Liddle, P. F. & Pearlson, G. D. (2004). Aberrant localization of synchronous hemodynamic activity in auditory cortex reliably characterizes schizophrenia.  Biological Psychiatry, 55, 842-849.

Kiehl, K.A. & Liddle, P.F. (2001).  An event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study of an auditory oddball task in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 48, 159-171.

Substance abuse

Motzkin, J.C., Baskin-Sommers, A., Curtin, J., Newman, J.P., Kiehl, K.A. & Koenigs, M. (in press). Neural correlates of substance abuse: Reduced functional connectivity between areas underlying reward and cognitive control. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN).

Cope, L.M., Shane, M.S., Segall, J.M., Nyalakanti, P.K., Stevens, M.S., Pearlson, G.D., Calhoun, V.D., & Kiehl, K.A. ( 2012).  Examining the effect of psychopathic traits on gray matter volume in a community substance abuse sample.  Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 204, 91-100.

Bolla, K.I., Ernst, M., Kiehl, K.A., Mouratidis, M., Eldreth, D.A., Contereggi, C., Matochik, J., Kurian, M.S., Cadet, J.L., Kimes, A.S., Funderburk, F. & London, E.D. (2004). Prefrontal cortical dysfunction in abstinent cocaine abusers. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 16, 456-464.

Bolla, K.I., Eldreth, D.A., London, E.D., Kiehl, K.A., Mouratidis, M., Contoreggi, C., Kurian, V., Cadet, J-L., Kimes, A.S., Funderburk, F.R., & Ernst, M. (2003). Orbitofrontal cortex dysfunction in abstinent cocaine abusers performing a decision-making task. Neuroimage, 19, 1085-94.

Brain imaging methods

Calhoun, V.D., Pearlson, G.D., & Kiehl, K.A. (2006). Neuronal chronometry of target detection: Fusion of hemodynamic and event-related potential data. NeuroImage, 30, 544-553.

Calhoun, V.D., Adali, T., Giuliani, N.R., Pekar, J.J., Kiehl, K.A., & Pearlson, G.D. (2006). Method for multimodal analysis of independent source differences in schizophrenia: Combining gray matter structural and auditory oddball functional data.  Human Brain Mapping, 27, 47-62.

Calhoun, V.D., Adali, T., Stevens, M. C., Kiehl, K.A. & Pekar, J.J. (2005). Semi-blind ICA of fMRI: A method for utilizing hypothesis-derived time courses in a spatial ICA analysis. NeuroImage, 25, 527-538.

Kiehl, K.A., Stevens, M.C., Laurens, K.R., Pearlson, G.P., Calhoun, V.D., & Liddle, P F. (2005). An adaptive reflexive processing model of neurocognitive function:  Supporting evidence from a large scale (n=100) fMRI study of an auditory oddball task. NeuroImage, 25, 899-915.  

Calhoun, V. D., Stevens, M. C., Pearlson, G. D., & Kiehl, K.A. (2004). fMRI analysis with the General Linear Model: Removal of latency-bias by incorporation of hemodynamic derivative terms.  NeuroImage, 22, 252-257.

Desjardins, A., Kiehl, K.A., & Liddle, P.F. (2001). Removal of confounding effects of global signal in functional MRI analyses. NeuroImage, 13, 751-758.

Cetacean Research

Szymanski, M.D., Bain, D., Kiehl, K.A., Henry, K., Pennington, S., & Wong, S. (1999). Killer whale (Orcinas orcas) hearing: Auditory brainstem response (ABR) and behavioral audiograms. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America, 106, 1134-1141.