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

Memory Young Adult Temporal Lobe Magnetic Resonance Imaging Prefrontal Cortex Brain Hippocampus Psychology Recognition Activation Recognition (Psychology) Parietal Lobe Associative Neural Correlates Encoding Gyrus Cinguli Psychological Inhibition Inhibition (Psychology) Individuality Paradigm Visual Cortex Semantics Deficit Multivariate Analysis Learning Cognitive Reserve

Most Recent Papers

The influence of item familiarization on neural discriminability during associative memory encoding and retrieval

Daniel B. Elbich, Christina E. Webb, Nancy A. Dennis, 2021, Brain and Cognition

Fornix white matter microstructure differentially predicts false recollection rates in older and younger adults

Jordan D. Chamberlain, Indira C. Turney, Jordan T. Goodman, Jonathan G. Hakun, Nancy A. Dennis, 2021, Neuropsychologia

The effect of memory cue duration on performance in the directed forgetting task in healthy aging

Kyle A. Kurkela, Catherine M. Carpenter, Harini Babu, Jordan D. Chamberlain, Courtney Allen, Nancy A. Dennis, 2021, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition

Shared neural recruitment across working memory and motor control tasks as a function of task difficulty and age

Courtney R. Gerver, Kristina A. Neely, Kyle A. Kurkela, Michele T. Diaz, Jordan T. Goodman, Samantha Blouch, Shaadee Samimy, Nancy A. Dennis, 2020, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition on p. 864-879

Overview of Models of Cognitive Aging

Nancy Dennis, Angela Gutchess, A Thomas, 2020, on p. 5-31

Cross-situational statistical learning in younger and older adults

Federica Bulgarelli, Daniel J. Weiss, Nancy A. Dennis, 2020, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition

Examining the neural basis of congruent and incongruent configural contexts during associative retrieval

Courtney R. Gerver, Amy A. Overman, Harini J. Babu, Chloe E. Hultman, Nancy A. Dennis, 2020, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience on p. 1796-1812

Lexical frequency affects functional activation and accuracy in picture naming among older and younger adults.

Victoria H. Gertel, Hossein Karimi, Nancy A. Dennis, Kristina A. Neely, Michele T. Diaz, 2020, Psychology and Aging

Different types of associative encoding evoke differential processing in both younger and older adults: Evidence from univariate and multivariate analyses

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, Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences on p. 1111-1120

Most-Cited Papers

The neural correlates of cognitive control

Avery A. Rizio, Nancy A. Dennis, 2013, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience on p. 297-312

True and phantom recollection

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

Cognitive control, cognitive reserve, and memory in the aging bilingual brain

Angela Grant, Nancy A. Dennis, Ping Li, 2014, Frontiers in Psychology

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

Umesh M. Venkatesan, Nancy A. Dennis, Frank G. Hillary, 2015, Central Nervous System Trauma on p. 252-264

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

Event-related fMRI studies of false memory: An Activation Likelihood Estimation meta-analysis

Kyle A. Kurkela, Nancy A. Dennis, 2016, Neuropsychologia on p. 149-167

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

The cognitive control of memory

Avery A. Rizio, Nancy A. Dennis, 2014, PLoS One

Age differences in the neural correlates of novelty processing

Caitlin R. Bowman, Nancy A. Dennis, 2015, Brain Research on p. 2-15

Neural correlates underlying true and false associative memories

Nancy A. Dennis, Christina E. Johnson, Kristina M. Peterson, 2014, Brain and Cognition on p. 65-72