Nancy Dennis

Associate Professor of Psychology

Nancy Dennis

Research Summary

The cognitive and neural mechanisms that support learning and memory in young and older adults.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Young Adult Temporal Lobe Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Recognition (Psychology) Individuality Hippocampus Prefrontal Cortex Age Groups Genotype Episodic Memory Encoding Parahippocampal Gyrus Research Executive Function Semantics Remembering Short Term Memory Gyrus Cinguli Cognitive Control Amnesia Learning Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Traumatic Brain Injury Forgetting

Most Recent Papers

Different types of associative encoding evoke differential processing in both younger and older adults

Nancy A. Dennis, Amy A. Overman, Courtney R. Gerver, Kayla E. McGraw, M. Andrew Rowley, Joanna M. Salerno, 2019, Neuropsychologia

Differentiating True and False Schematic Memories in Older Adults

Christina E. Webb, Nancy A. Dennis, 2019, The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences on p. 1111-1120

The Effects of Useful Field of View Training on Brain Activity and Connectivity

Lesley A. Ross, Christina E. Webb, Christine Whitaker, Jarrod M. Hicks, Erica L. Schmidt, Shaadee Samimy, Nancy A. Dennis, Kristina M. Visscher, 2019, The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences on p. 1152-1162

Sensory representations supporting memory specificity

Caitlin R. Bowman, Jordan D. Chamberlain, Nancy A. Dennis, 2019, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 2265-2275

Same face, same place, different memory

Amy A. Overman, Nancy A. Dennis, John M. McCormick-Huhn, Abigail B. Steinsiek, Luisa B. Cesar, 2019, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition on p. 44-57

Memory for the usual

Christina E. Webb, Nancy A. Dennis, 2019, Cognitive Neuropsychology

Repeated study of items with and without repeated context

John M. McCormick-Huhn, Caitlin R. Bowman, Nancy A. Dennis, 2018, Memory on p. 603-609

Older adults' associative memory is modified by manner of presentation at encoding and retrieval

Amy A. Overman, John M. McCormick-Huhn, Nancy Anne Coulter Dennis, Joanna M. Salerno, Alexandra P. Giglio, 2018, Psychology and aging on p. 82-92

Using attribute amnesia to test the limits of hyper-binding and associative deficits in working memory

John M. McCormick-Huhn, Hui Chen, Bradley Paul Wyble, Nancy Anne Coulter Dennis, 2018, Psychology and aging on p. 165-175

The influence of perceptual similarity and individual differences on false memories in aging

Nancy Anne Coulter Dennis, Indira C. Turney, 2018, Neurobiology of Aging on p. 221-230

Most-Cited Papers

Temporal lobe functional activity and connectivity in young adult APOE ε4 carriers

Nancy A. Dennis, Jeffrey N. Browndyke, Jared Stokes, Anna Need, James R. Burke, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer, Roberto Cabeza, 2010, Alzheimer's and Dementia on p. 303-311

Age-related dedifferentiation of learning systems

Nancy Anne Coulter Dennis, Roberto Cabeza, 2011, Neurobiology of Aging on p. 2318.e17-2318.e30

Adult age differences in functional connectivity during executive control

David J. Madden, Matthew C. Costello, Nancy A. Dennis, Simon W. Davis, Anne M. Shepler, Julia Spaniol, Barbara Bucur, Roberto Cabeza, 2010, NeuroImage on p. 643-657

True and phantom recollection

Nancy A. Dennis, Caitlin R. Bowman, Simon N. Vandekar, 2012, NeuroImage on p. 2982-2993

COMT val<sup>108/158</sup> met genotype affects neural but not cognitive processing in healthy individuals

Nancy A. Dennis, Anna C. Need, Kevin S. Labar, Sheena Waters-Metenier, Elizabeth T. Cirulli, James Kragel, David B. Goldstein, Roberto Cabeza, 2010, Cerebral Cortex on p. 672-683

The neural correlates of cognitive control

Avery A. Rizio, Nancy A. Dennis, 2013, Journal of cognitive neuroscience on p. 297-312

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor val66met polymorphism and hippocampal activation during episodic encoding and retrieval tasks

Nancy Anne Coulter Dennis, Roberto Cabeza, Anna C. Need, Sheena Waters-Metenier, David B. Goldstein, Kevin S. Labar, 2011, Hippocampus on p. 980-989

Age-related differences in the neural correlates mediating false recollection

Nancy A. Dennis, Caitlin R. Bowman, Kristina M. Peterson, 2014, Neurobiology of Aging on p. 395-407

Chronology and chronicity of altered resting-state functional connectivity after traumatic brain injury

Umesh M. Venkatesan, Nancy A. Dennis, Frank G. Hillary, 2015, Journal of Neurotrauma on p. 252-264

From hippocampus to whole-brain

Benjamin R. Geib, Matthew L. Stanley, Nancy A. Dennis, Marty G. Woldorff, Roberto Cabeza, 2017, Human Brain Mapping on p. 2242-2259