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 Brain Prefrontal Cortex Recognition (Psychology) Parietal Lobe Hippocampus Psychology Recognition Visual Cortex Semantics Psychological Inhibition Inhibition (Psychology) Encoding Healthy Aging Individuality Learning Cognitive Reserve Multivariate Analysis Parahippocampal Gyrus Episodic Memory Paradigm Activation Age Groups

Most Recent Papers

Age-related differences in encoding-retrieval similarity and their relationship to false memory

Jordan D. Chamberlain, Caitlin R. Bowman, Nancy A. Dennis, 2022, Neurobiology of Aging on p. 15-27

Understanding associative false memories in aging using multivariate analyses

Nancy A. Dennis, Amy A. Overman, Catherine M. Carpenter, Courtney R. Gerver, 2022, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition on p. 500-525

Introduction to the special issue

Nancy Dennis, Joshua Koen, 2022, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition on p. 367-374

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

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

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

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, Central Nervous System Trauma 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

The cognitive control of memory

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

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

What's the gist? The influence of schemas on the neural correlates underlying true and false memories

Christina E. Webb, Indira C. Turney, Nancy A. Dennis, 2016, Neuropsychologia on p. 61-75