Publications

Errors lead to transient impairments in memory formation (2020)

Making an error triggers a host of cognitive and behavioral adjustments theorized to boost task engagement and facilitate learning. Yet …

Children’s family income is associated with cognitive function and volume of anterior not posterior hippocampus (2020)

Children from lower income backgrounds tend to have poorer memory and language abilities than their wealthier peers. It has been …

Acetylcholine and the complex interdependence of memory and attention (2020)

Long-standing theories propose that acetylcholine biases memory by slowly shifting hippocampal dynamics to favor encoding or retrieval. …

Development of short-range white matter in healthy children and adolescents (2018)

Neural communication is facilitated by intricate networks of white matter (WM) comprised of both long and short range connections. The …

Smaller hippocampal subfield volumes predict verbal associative memory in pediatric brain tumor survivors (2017)

The developing hippocampus is highly sensitive to chemotherapy and cranial radiation treatments for pediatric cancers, yet little is …