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.

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Memory Young Adult Temporal Lobe Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Hippocampus Prefrontal Cortex Recognition (Psychology) Neural Correlates Learning Parietal Lobe Inhibition (Psychology) Episodic Memory Visual Cortex Paradigm Rejection Semantics Multivariate Analysis Individuality Rejection (Psychology) Parahippocampal Gyrus Short Term Memory Remembering Aptitude False Memory

Most Recent Papers

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

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

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

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

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, Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences on p. 1152-1162

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: Manner of presentation modulates the associative deficit in older adults

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

Age-related dedifferentiation of learning systems

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

True and phantom recollection

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

The neural correlates of cognitive control

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

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

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

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 Anne Coulter Dennis, 2014, PLoS One

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

The neural basis of recollection rejection

Caitlin R. Bowman, Nancy A. Dennis, 2016, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience on p. 1194-1209