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Dennis, N.A., Gutchess, A.H., & Thomas, A.K. (in press). Overview of Models of Cognitive Aging. Handbook of Cognitive Aging. Cambridge University Press.


Gerver, C. R., Overman, A. A., Babu, H. J., Hultman, C. E., & Dennis, N. A.(2020). Examining the neural basis of congruent and incongruent configural contexts during associate retrieval. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Bulgarelli, F., Weiss, D., & Dennis, N.A. (2020). Cross-situational statistical learning in younger and older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, & Cognition. DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2020.1759502

Gertel, V.H., Karimi, H., Dennis, N.A., Neely, K.A., & Diaz, M.T. (2020). Lexical frequency affects functional activation and accuracy in word naming among older and younger adults. Psychology & Aging. 34(4). 536-552.


Gerver, C. R., Neely, K. A., Kurkela, K. A., Diaz, M. T., Goodman, J. T., Blouch, S. L., Samimy, S., & Dennis, N. A. (2019). Shared neural recruitment across working memory and motor control tasks as a function of task difficulty and ageAging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition.

Dennis, N. A., & Overman, A. A., Gerver, C. R., McGraw, K., Rowley, M. A., & Salerno, J. M. (2019). Different types of associative encoding evoke differential processing in both younger and older adults: evidence from univariate and multivariate analyses. Neuropsychologia, 135.

Webb, C.E. & Dennis, N.A. (2019). Memory for the usual: the influence of schemas on memory for non-schematic information in younger and older adults. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 1-17.

Bowman, C. R., Chamberlain, J. D., & Dennis, N. A. (2019). Sensory representations supporting memory specificity: Age effects on behavioral and neural discriminability. Journal of Neuroscience, 39(12), 2265-2275.


Ross, L. A., Webb, C. E., Whitaker, C., Hicks, J. M., Schmidt, E. L., Samimy, S., ... & Visscher, K. M. (2018). The effect of useful field of view training on brain activity and connectivity. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 74(7): 1152-1162.

Webb, C. E. & Dennis, N. A. (2018). Differentiating true and false schematic memories in older adults. Journals of Gerontology: Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 74(7):1111-1120.

Dennis, N.A. & Turney, I.C. (2018). The influence of perceptual similarity and individual differences on false memories in agingNeurobiology of Aging. 62, 221-230.

Dennis, N.A. & McCormick-Huhn, J.M. (2018). Item and associative memory decline in healthy aging. Phelps & Davachi (Eds.), The Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience: Learning & Memory. Wiley-Blackwell.

Overman, A.A., McCormick-Huhn, J.M., Dennis, N.A., Salerno, J.M., Giglio, A.P. (2018). Older adults’ associative memory is modified by manner of presentation at encoding and retrieval. Psychology and Aging. 33(1), 82-92.

McCormick-Huhn, J.M., Chen, H., Wyble, B.A., Dennis, N.A. (2018). Using attribute amnesia to test the limits of hyper-binding and associative deficits in working memoryPsychology and Aging. 33(1), 165-175


Overman, A.A., Dennis, N.A., McCormick-Huhn, J.M., Steinsiek, A., Cesar, L. (2017). Same face, same place, different memory: Manner of presentation modulates the associative deficit in older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition.

McCormick-Huhn, J.M., Bowman, C., Dennis, N.A. (2017). Repeated study of items with and without repeated context: aging effects on recollection and familiarity. Memory.

Bowman, C.R., Sine, S. & Dennis, N.A. (2017). Modulation of target recollection and recollection rejection networks due to retrieval facilitation and interference. Learning & Memory, 24, 607-611.

Neeley, K. A., Samimy, S., Blouch, S. L., Wang, P., Chennavasin, A., Diaz, M. T., Dennis, N. A. (2017). Memory-guided force control in healthy younger and older adults. Experimental Brain Research, 235, 2473-2482.

Grant, A. & Dennis, N.A. (2017). Increased processing speed in young adult bilinguals: evidence from source memory judgments. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 20(2), 327-336.

Turney, I.C., Dennis, N.A, Maillet, D., & Rajah, M.N. (2017). Exploring the influence of encoding format on subsequent memory. Memory. 25(5), 686-696.

Geib, B.R., Stanley, M.L., Dennis, N.A., Woldorff, M. & Cabeza, R. (2017). From hippocampus to whole-brain: The role of integrative processing in episodic memory retrieval. Human Brain Mapping.

Turney, I.C. & Dennis, N.A. (2017). Elucidating the neural correlates of related false memories using a systematic measure of perceptual relatedness. NeuroImage, 146: 940-950.


Webb, C.E., Turney, I.C., & Dennis, N.A. (2016). What's the Gist? The influence of schemas on the neural correlates underlying true and false memories. Neuropsychologia, 93: 61-75.

Bowman, C.R. & Dennis, N.A. (2016). The neural basis of recollection rejection: increases in hippocampal-prefrontal connectivity in the absence of a shared recall-to-reject and target recollection network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28: 1194-1209.

Rizio, A. & Dennis, N.A. (2016). Recollection after inhibition: The effects of intentional forgetting on the neural correlates of retrieval. Cognitive Neuroscience.

Kurkela, K.A. & Dennis, N.A. (2016). Event-related fMRI studies of false memory: An Activation Likelihood Estimation meta-analysis. Neuropsychologia, 81: 149-167.


Dennis, N.A., Turney, I.C., Webb, C.E., & Overman, A.A. (2015). The effects of item familiarity on the neural correlates of successful associative memory encoding. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 15, 889-900.

Wilkinson, K.M., Dennis, N.A., Webb, C.E., Therrien, M., Stadtman, M., Farmer, J., Leach, R., Warrenfeltz, M., Zeuner, C. (2015). Neural Actvitiy Associated with Visual Search for Line Drawings on ACC Displays: An Exploration of the Use of fMRI. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 31(4): 310-324.

Bowman, C.R. & Dennis, N.A. (2015). Age differences in the neural correlates of novelty processing: The effects of item-relatedness. Brain Research, 1612: 2-15.

Bowman, C.R. & Dennis, N.A. (2015). The neural correlates of correctly rejecting lures during memory retrieval: The role of item-relatedness. Experimental Brain Research, 233: 1963-1975.

Venkatesan, U.M., Dennis, N. A ., & Hillary, F. (2015). Chronology and chronicity of altered resting-state functional connectivity after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 32: 252-264.

Dennis, N.A., Bowman, C.R., & Turney, I.C. (2015). Neural correlates of false memories. In Audrey Duarte, Donna Rose Addis, & Morgan Barense (Eds.), The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Memory. pp 150-171. Wiley-Blackwell.


Grant, A., Dennis, N.A., Li, P. (2014). Cognitive control, cognitive reserve, and memory in the aging bilingual brain. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 1401.

Dennis, N.A, Johnson, C.E., Peterson, K.P. (2014). Neural correlates underlying true and false associative memories. Brain and Cognition, 88: 65-72.

Rizio, A.A. & Dennis, N.A. (2014). The cognitive control of memory: Age differences in the neural correlates of successful remembering and intentional forgetting. PLoS One, 9(1): 1-12.

Dennis, N.A., Bowman, C.R., & Peterson, K.P. (2014). Age-related differences in the neural correlates mediating false recollection. Neurobiology of Aging, 35(2): 395-407.


Rizio, A.A., Dennis, N.A. (2013). The neural correlates of cognitive control: Successful remembering and intentional forgetting. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(2): 297-312.


Dennis, N.A. & Peterson, K.P. (2012). Neural correlates mediating age differences in episodic memories: evidence from BOLD contrasts and connectivity analyses. Psychologia, 55: 112-130.

Butler, A.C., Dennis, N.A., Marsh, E.J. (2012). Inferring facts from fiction: Reading correct and incorrect information affects memory for related information. Memory, 20(5): 487-498.

Dennis, N.A., Bowman, C.R., & Vandekar, S.N. (2012). True and phantom recollection: An fMRI investigation of similar and distinct neural correlates and connectivity. NeuroImage, 59: 2982-2993.

Cabeza, R. & Dennis, N.A. (2012). Frontal lobes and aging: Deterioration and Compensation. In Stuss, D.T., & Knight, R.T. (Eds.). Principles of Frontal Lobe Function, 2nd Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.


Dennis, N.A. & Cabeza, R. (2011). Age-related dedifferentiation of learning systems: an fMRI study of implicit and explicit learning. Neurobiology of Aging, 32(12): 2318.e17-2318.e30.

Dennis, N.A., Cabeza, R., Need, A., Waters-Metenier, S., Goldstein, D., & LaBar, K.S. (2011). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and hippocampal activation during episodic encoding and retrieval tasks. Hippocampus, 21(9): 980-989.


Dennis, N.A., Browndyke, J.N., Stokes, J., Need, A., Burke, J.R., Welsh-Bohmer, K., & Cabeza, R. (2010). Temporal lobe functional activity and connectivity in young adult APOE e4 carriers. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 6(4): 303-311.

Dennis, N.A., Need, A.C., LaBar, K.S., Waters-Metenier, S, Cirulli, E.T., Kragel, J, Goldstein, D.B. & Cabeza, R. (2010). COMT Val108/158Met genotype affects neural but not cognitive processing in healthy individuals. Cerebral Cortex, 20(3): 672-683.

Madden, D.J., Costello, M.C., Dennis, N.A., Davis, S.W., Shepler, A.N., Spaniol, J., Bucur, B., Cabeza, R. (2010). Adult Age Differences in Functional Connectivity during Executive Control. NeuroImage. 52: 643–657.


Daselaar, S.M., Prince, S.E., Dennis, N.A., Hayes, S.M., Kim, H., & Cabeza, R. (2009). Posterior midline and ventral parietal activity is associated with retrieval success and encoding failure. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3(13): 1-10.

Prince, S.E., Dennis, N.A., & Cabeza, R. (2009). Encoding and retrieving of faces and places: Distinguishing process- and stimulus-specific differences in brain activity. Neuropsychologia, 47: 2282–2289.

Davis, S.W., Dennis, N.A., Buchler, N., White, L.E., Madden, D.J., & Cabeza, R. (2009). Assessing the effects of aging on long white matter tracts using diffusion tensor tractography. NeuroImage, 46(2): 530-41.


Madden, D.J., Spaniol, J., Costello, M., Bucur, B., White, L., Cabeza, R., Davis, S.W., Dennis, N.A., Provenzale, & Huettel, S.A. (2008). Cerebral white matter integrity mediates adult age differences in cognitive performance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(2): 289–302.

Dennis, N.A., Hayes, S.M., Prince, S.E., Madden, D.J., Huettel, S.A., & Cabeza, R. (2008). Effects of aging on the neural correlates of successful item and source memory encoding. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 34(4): 791-808.

Davis, S.W., Dennis, N.A., Fleck, M., Daselaar, S.M., & Cabeza, R. (2008). Que PASA?: the posterior-anterior shift in aging. Cerebral Cortex,18(5): 1201-1209.

Dennis, N.A., Kim, H., & Cabeza, R. (2008). Age-related differences in brain activity during true and false memory retrieval. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20(8): 1390-1402.

Howard, J.H., Jr., Howard, D.V., Dennis, N.A., & Kelly, A.J. (2008). Implicit learning of predictive relationships in three-event visual sequences by young and old adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 34(5): 1139-57.

Howard, D.V., Howard, J.H., Jr., Dennis, N.A., LaVine, S., & Valentino, K. (2008). Aging and implicit learning of a simple association. Journal of Gerontology B: Psychological Sciences, 63(2): 100-105.

Dennis, N.A. & Cabeza, R. (2008). Neuroimaging of Healthy Cognitive Aging. In F.E.M. Craik & T. Salthouse (Eds.). Handbook of Cognitive Aging, 3rd Edition. pp. 1-54. New York: Psychological Press.


Dennis, N.A., Kim, H., & Cabeza, R. (2007). Effects of aging on true and false memory formation: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 45(14): 3157-3166.

Howard, J.H., Jr., Howard, D.V., Dennis, N.A., & Yankovich, H. (2007). Event timing and age-deficits in higher-order sequence learning. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 14(6): 647-668.

Dennis, N.A., Daselaar, S., & Cabeza, R. (2007). Effects of aging on transient and sustained successful memory encoding activity. Neurobiology of Aging, 28(11): 1749-1758.

Daselaar, S., Dennis, N.A., & Cabeza, R. (2007). Ageing: age-related changes in episodic and working memory. In S. Rombouts, F. Barkhof, and P. Scheltens (Eds.). Clinical Applications of Functional Brain MRI. Oxford University Press.


Dennis, N.A., Howard, J.H., Jr., & Howard, D.V. (2006). Implicit sequence learning without motor sequencing in young and old adults. Experimental Brain Research,175(1): 153-64.


Howard, J.H., Jr., Howard, D.V., Dennis, N.A., Yankovich, H., & Vaidya, C.J. (2004). Implicit spatial contextual learning in healthy aging. Neuropsychology, 18(1): 124-134.


Dennis, N.A., Howard, J.H., Jr., & Howard, D.V. (2003). Age-related deficits in learning sequences of spoken words. Journal of Gerontology B: Psychological Sciences, 58: 224-227.

Carlin, M.T., Soraci, S.A., Strawbridge, C.P., Dennis, N.A., Loiselle, R., Chechile, N.A. (2003). Detection of changes in naturalistic scenes: Evidence of intelligence-related differences. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 108(3): 181-193.


Mackay, H.A., Soraci, S.A., Carlin, M.T., Dennis, N.A., & Strawbridge, C.P. (2002). Guiding visual attention during acquisition of matching to sample. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 107(6): 445-454.

Carlin, M.T., Soraci, S.A., Dennis, N.A., Strawbridge, C., & Chechile, N.A. (2002). Guided visual search in individuals with mental retardation. American Journal on Mental Retardation,107(4): 237-251.


Carlin, M.T., Soraci, S.A., Dennis, N.A., Chechile, N.A., & Loiselle, R.C. (2001). Enhancing free recall rates of individuals with mental retardation. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 106(4): 314-326.

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