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 Hippocampus Prefrontal Cortex Recognition (Psychology) Genotype Episodic Memory Individuality Parahippocampal Gyrus Semantics Executive Function Remembering Age Groups Gyrus Cinguli Learning Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Chronology Forgetting Neural Correlates Multivariate Analysis Cues Catechol Traumatic Brain Injury

Most Recent Papers

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

C Gerver, A Overman, H Babu, C Hultman, Nancy 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.

V Gertel, H Karimi, Nancy Dennis, Kristina Neely, Michele Diaz, 2020, Psychology and Aging on p. 536-552

Cross-situational statistical learning in younger and older adults.

F Bulgarelli, Daniel Weiss, Nancy Dennis, 2020, Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition on p. 1-21

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

C Gerver, Kristina Neely, K Kurkela, Michele Diaz, J Goodman, S Blouch, S Samimy, Nancy Dennis, 2020, Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition on p. 1-16

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

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

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

Sensory representations supporting memory specificity: Age effects on behavioral and neural discriminability

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: The influence of schemas on memory for non-schematic information in younger and older adults

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

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