Wright ND (2019) Global Strategy amidst the globe’s cultures: cultures in individual cognition, states and the global system (v1) Intelligent Biology
Wright ND (Ed. 2019) Artificial Intelligence, China, Russia and the Global Order, Air University Press
Kim D, Wright ND, Lee K (2019) The United States Needs a Gray-Zone Strategy Against North Korea, Foreign Policy
Vogel A, Wright ND (2019), Alexa, What Is a Conflict of Interest?, Slate
Wright ND (2019) 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
Ed. Wright ND (2018) AI, China, Russia, and the Global Order: Technological, Political, Global, and Creative Perspectives U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff
AI, China, Russia and the Global Order. Joint Staff Whitepaper. 24 leading contributors, opening comments Sir Lawrence Freedman and Brig Gen Grynkewich
Wright ND (2018) How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape the Global Order, Foreign AffairsForeign Affairs Top Ten Article of 2018 on the Web, translated into German and Spanish
Foreign Affairs Top Ten Article of 2018 on the Web, translated into German and Spanish
Wright, ND (2018) Getting Messages Through: The cognition of influence with North Korea and East Asia, Intelligent Biology, London
Application to the North Korean challenge.
Wright ND (2018) Mindspace: Cognition and space operations, Intelligent Biology, London. [Version 2 with updates, published 2019*]
Outer space - examines cognitive strategy and Grey Zone competition in space
Wright ND (2018) (Ed.) Outer Space; Earthly Escalation? Chinese Perspectives on Space Operations and Escalation, U.S. Dept. of Defense Joint Staff
Examined Grey Zone, China and outer space.
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
Tested individuals in Iran, China and the UK - and modelled their behaviour.
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 cognition. Scientific Reports
Tested Chinese and UK participants - modelled with hierarchical gaussian filter.
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.) [Version 3 with updates, published 2019]
Principles of influence in the Grey Zone, based in evidence.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Coverage in Nature as a most viewed paper in science Download
For general coverage see Media
A most downloaded article in Proceedings of 2012 Link
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
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
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