Angela H Gutchess

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Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The neural correlates of gist-based true and false recognition
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Neuroimage 59:3418-26. 2012
  2. pmc Neural differences in the processing of semantic relationships across cultures
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:254-63. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Cultural influences on memory
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Prog Brain Res 178:137-50. 2009
  4. pmc Functional neuroimaging of self-referential encoding with age
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:211-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Ageing and the self-reference effect in memory
    Angela H Gutchess
    Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    Memory 15:822-37. 2007
  6. pmc Valence-based age differences in medial prefrontal activity during impression formation
    Brittany S Cassidy
    a Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Soc Neurosci 8:462-73. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Aging, self-referencing, and medial prefrontal cortex
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Soc Neurosci 2:117-33. 2007
  8. pmc False memory in aging resulting from self-referential processing
    Nicole M Rosa
    Correspondence should be addressed to Nicole M Rosa, MSW, Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, MS 062, Waltham, MA 02454 9110 E mail
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:882-92. 2013
  9. pmc Age-related neural differences in affiliation and isolation
    Janelle N Beadle
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Program, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 12:269-79. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Categorical organization in free recall across culture and age
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Gerontology 52:314-23. 2006

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Publications28

  1. pmc The neural correlates of gist-based true and false recognition
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Neuroimage 59:3418-26. 2012
    ..The results also reveal that these regions respond to the degree of relatedness among similar items, and implicate perceptual and constructive processes in gist-based false memory...
  2. pmc Neural differences in the processing of semantic relationships across cultures
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:254-63. 2010
    ..The results suggest that cultures differ in the strategies employed to resolve conflict between competing semantic judgments...
  3. doi request reprint Cultural influences on memory
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Prog Brain Res 178:137-50. 2009
    ..By reviewing the extant data on the role of various neural regions in memory and considering unifying frameworks such as a memory specificity approach, we identify some promising directions for future research...
  4. pmc Functional neuroimaging of self-referential encoding with age
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:211-9. 2010
    ..We suggest that older adults may encode information about the self in a more normative manner, whereas young adults focus on encoding the unique aspects of the self and distinguishing the self from others...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ageing and the self-reference effect in memory
    Angela H Gutchess
    Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    Memory 15:822-37. 2007
    ..Self-referencing improves older adults' memory, but its benefits are circumscribed despite the social and personally relevant nature of the task...
  6. pmc Valence-based age differences in medial prefrontal activity during impression formation
    Brittany S Cassidy
    a Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Soc Neurosci 8:462-73. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Aging, self-referencing, and medial prefrontal cortex
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Soc Neurosci 2:117-33. 2007
    ..Elderly (but not young) showed increased activity in the dorsal prefrontal cortex for positive relative to negative items, which could reflect an increase in controlled processing of positive information for elderly adults...
  8. pmc False memory in aging resulting from self-referential processing
    Nicole M Rosa
    Correspondence should be addressed to Nicole M Rosa, MSW, Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, MS 062, Waltham, MA 02454 9110 E mail
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:882-92. 2013
    ..Because older adults are more prone to false memories, we tested whether self-referencing increased false memories with age...
  9. pmc Age-related neural differences in affiliation and isolation
    Janelle N Beadle
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Program, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 12:269-79. 2012
    ..Moreover, older adults' greater recruitment of the precuneus for affiliation versus isolation suggests that the positivity bias for emotional information may extend to social information involving affiliation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Categorical organization in free recall across culture and age
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Gerontology 52:314-23. 2006
    ..Cross-cultural differences in cognition suggest that Westerners use categories more than Easterners, but these differences have only been investigated in young adults...
  11. pmc Appearance-based inferences bias source memory
    Brittany S Cassidy
    Brandeis University, MS 062, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mem Cognit 40:1214-24. 2012
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  12. pmc Age-related changes to the neural correlates of social evaluation
    Brittany S Cassidy
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Soc Neurosci 7:552-64. 2012
    ..The findings demonstrate the age-related preservation of the neural correlates underlying social evaluation, and suggest that functioning in these regions might be mediated by age-related changes in socioemotional goals...
  13. pmc Remembering first impressions: effects of intentionality and diagnosticity on subsequent memory
    Roee Gilron
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, MS 062, P O Box 549110, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 12:85-98. 2012
    ..The results also suggest a distinction between a social memory system and other explicit memory systems governed by the medial temporal lobes...
  14. pmc Memory for details with self-referencing
    Sarah J Serbun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Memory 19:1004-14. 2011
    ..We conclude that self-referencing not only enhances specific memory for both visual and verbal information, but can also disproportionately improve memory for specific internal source details...
  15. pmc Self-referencing enhances memory specificity with age
    Ayala Hamami
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:636-46. 2011
    ..We conclude that the mnemonic benefits of referencing the self extend to specific memory for visual and verbal information across the lifespan...
  16. doi request reprint Effects of aging and encoding instructions on emotion-induced memory trade-offs
    Elizabeth A Kensinger
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:781-95. 2007
    ..These results suggest that aging impairs the ability to flexibly disengage attention from the negative arousing elements of scenes, preventing the successful encoding of nonemotional aspects of the environment...
  17. pmc Social relevance enhances memory for impressions in older adults
    Brittany S Cassidy
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Memory 20:332-45. 2012
    ..The results provide evidence that increasing social relevance ameliorates age differences in memory for impressions, and enhances older adults' ability to successfully retrieve contextual information...
  18. pmc Source memory for action in young and older adults: self vs. close or unknown others
    Nicole M Rosa
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:625-30. 2011
    ..Results suggest an advantage in source memory for actions performed by the self compared to others, possibly associated with sensorimotor cues that are relatively preserved in aging...
  19. ncbi request reprint Aging and the neural correlates of successful picture encoding: frontal activations compensate for decreased medial-temporal activity
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:84-96. 2005
    ..Because the analyses included only the unique activations associated with remembered items, these data suggest that prefrontal regions could serve a compensatory role for declines in medial-temporal activations with age...
  20. pmc Structural Variation within the Amygdala and Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Predicts Memory for Impressions in Older Adults
    Brittany S Cassidy
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University Waltham, MA, USA
    Front Psychol 3:319. 2012
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  21. pmc fMRI environment can impair memory performance in young and elderly adults
    Angela H Gutchess
    The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1099:133-40. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that performance may be changed by the scanning environment and that, in some circumstances, the fMRI environment may have a disproportionate effect on cognitive performance of older adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint Working memory for complex scenes: age differences in frontal and hippocampal activations
    Denise C Park
    The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:1122-34. 2003
    ..Thus, we demonstrate qualitatively different engagement of both frontal and hippocampal structures in older adults in a working memory task, despite behavioral equivalence...
  23. pmc Contextual interference in recognition memory with age
    Angela H Gutchess
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Neuroimage 35:1338-47. 2007
    ..This suggests that high-performing elderly may compensate for the disruption of the cognitive control network by recruiting additional frontal resources to overcome cognitive control deficits that affect recognition memory...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pictorial naming specificity across ages and cultures: a latent class analysis of picture norms for younger and older Americans and Chinese
    Carolyn Yoon
    University of Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 1234, USA
    Gerontology 52:295-305. 2006
    ..Cognitive aging research, as well as cross-cultural research, often relies on pictorial stimuli to address how perceptions of common objects vary by population group...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age and culture modulate object processing and object-scene binding in the ventral visual area
    Joshua O Goh
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 7:44-52. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate the malleability of perceptual processes as a result of differences in cohort-specific experiences or in cultural exposure over time...
  26. pmc Event-related potentials reveal age differences in the encoding and recognition of scenes
    Angela H Gutchess
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1089-103. 2007
    ..We speculate that memory processes with different time signatures contribute to the apparent differences across encoding and retrieval stages, and across methods...
  27. ncbi request reprint Aging, cognition, and culture: a neuroscientific perspective
    Denise C Park
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 405 N Matthews, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 26:859-67. 2002
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Research Grants1

  1. Age-related Prefrontal Compensation in Long-term Memory
    Angela Gutchess; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For successful self-referential encoding, age-related compensation should be achieved by increasing medial RFC activation in the elderly. ..