M J Kahana

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Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Associative symmetry and memory theory
    Michael J Kahana
    Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Mem Cognit 30:823-40. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Theta returns
    M J Kahana
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254 9110, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 11:739-44. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Recognizing spatial patterns: a noisy exemplar approach
    Michael J Kahana
    Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Vision Res 42:2177-192. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Associative asymmetry in probed recall of serial lists
    Michael J Kahana
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 0013, USA
    Mem Cognit 30:841-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Age dissociates recency and lag recency effects in free recall
    Michael J Kahana
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 28:530-40. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint A functional relation between learning and organization in free recall
    M J Kahana
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 7:516-21. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Human theta oscillations exhibit task dependence during virtual maze navigation
    M J Kahana
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Nature 399:781-4. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Gating of human theta oscillations by a working memory task
    S Raghavachari
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    J Neurosci 21:3175-83. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Adult age differences in the temporal characteristics of category free recall
    A Wingtield
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02254 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 13:256-66. 1998
  10. pmc Reset of human neocortical oscillations during a working memory task
    D S Rizzuto
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:7931-6. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Associative symmetry and memory theory
    Michael J Kahana
    Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Mem Cognit 30:823-40. 2002
    ..Both this correlation and the correlation between recall of pairs tested in the same direction were near unity. These results provide new evidence favoring the ASH over the IAH...
  2. ncbi request reprint Theta returns
    M J Kahana
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254 9110, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 11:739-44. 2001
    ..Although its specific role is largely unknown, the observation of human theta has begun to reveal an intriguing connection between brain oscillations and cognitive processes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recognizing spatial patterns: a noisy exemplar approach
    Michael J Kahana
    Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Vision Res 42:2177-192. 2002
    ..This represents a major departure from existing recognition models that assume subjects' judgments depend exclusively on the summed similarity of the probe to the study items...
  4. ncbi request reprint Associative asymmetry in probed recall of serial lists
    Michael J Kahana
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 0013, USA
    Mem Cognit 30:841-9. 2002
    ..These findings suggest a discontinuity between the associative processes supporting memory for pairs and those supporting memory for sequences of three or more items...
  5. ncbi request reprint Age dissociates recency and lag recency effects in free recall
    Michael J Kahana
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 28:530-40. 2002
    ..This finding suggests that an associative deficit may be an important contributor to older adults' well-known impairment in free recall...
  6. ncbi request reprint A functional relation between learning and organization in free recall
    M J Kahana
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 7:516-21. 2000
    ..This finding suggests that the organization-learning relation remains invariant in the face of significant differences in participants' mnemonic abilities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Human theta oscillations exhibit task dependence during virtual maze navigation
    M J Kahana
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Nature 399:781-4. 1999
    ..Theta oscillations occur more frequently in more complex mazes; they are also more frequent during recall trials than during learning trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gating of human theta oscillations by a working memory task
    S Raghavachari
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    J Neurosci 21:3175-83. 2001
    ..These results suggest that theta oscillations could have an important role in organizing multi-item working memory...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adult age differences in the temporal characteristics of category free recall
    A Wingtield
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02254 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 13:256-66. 1998
    ..Results are interpreted in terms of combined effects of an age-compromised episodic memory system (between-category IRTs) accompanied by a comparatively preserved semantic system (within-category IRTs) in healthy aging...
  10. pmc Reset of human neocortical oscillations during a working memory task
    D S Rizzuto
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:7931-6. 2003
    ..These findings implicate the reset of brain oscillations in human working memory...
  11. ncbi request reprint Distinct patterns of brain oscillations underlie two basic parameters of human maze learning
    J B Caplan
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254-9110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 86:368-80. 2001
    ..Finally, different patterns of oscillations may reflect distinct underlying aspects of memory function...
  12. ncbi request reprint An autoassociative neural network model of paired-associate learning
    D S Rizzuto
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Neural Comput 13:2075-92. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Associative retrieval processes in free recall
    M J Kahana
    Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254 9110, USA
    Mem Cognit 24:103-9. 1996
    ..An attempt is made to fit the search of associative memory model (Raaijmakers & Shiffrin, 1980, 1981) with and without symmetric interitem associations to these data. Other models of free recall are also discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Interresponse times in serial recall: effects of intraserial repetition
    M J Kahana
    Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 26:1188-97. 2000
    ..A Ranschburg pattern was also found in participants' learning rates. These results both generalize the Ranschburg phenomenon and present further challenges to theories of serial order memory...
  15. pmc Aging and contextual binding: modeling recency and lag recency effects with the temporal context model
    Marc W Howard
    Syracuse University, Department of Psychology, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:439-45. 2006
    ..Modeling results suggested that the effect of aging was restricted to a decrement in the ability of items to recover the temporal contexts in which they were presented, a function that has been hypothesized to depend on the hippocampus...
  16. pmc Short-term visual recognition and temporal order memory are both well-preserved in aging
    Robert Sekuler
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:632-7. 2006
    ..Our results show that short-term visual temporal order memory is well-preserved in normal aging, and when temporal order errors do occur, they arise from similar causes for young and older people...
  17. ncbi request reprint EEG oscillations and recognition memory: theta correlates of memory retrieval and decision making
    Joshua Jacobs
    Neuroscience Graduate Group, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroimage 32:978-87. 2006
    ..We also studied how these oscillatory dynamics complemented event-related potentials. These findings are the first to demonstrate that distinct patterns of theta oscillations can simultaneously relate to different aspects of behavior...
  18. ncbi request reprint Temporal associations and prior-list intrusions in free recall
    Franklin M Zaromb
    Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:792-804. 2006
    ..Although contextual information helps to focus recall on words in the target list, it does not form an impermeable boundary between current- and prior-list experiences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Human neocortical oscillations exhibit theta phase differences between encoding and retrieval
    Daniel S Rizzuto
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Neuroimage 31:1352-8. 2006
    ..14 793-817.; Judge, S.J., Hasselmo, M.E., 2004. Theta rhythmic stimulation of stratum lacunosum-moleculare in rat hippocampus contributes to associative LTP at a phase offset in stratum radiatum. J. Neurophys. 92 1516-1624.]...
  20. pmc Auditory short-term memory behaves like visual short-term memory
    Kristina M Visscher
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e56. 2007
    ..These data imply that auditory and visual representations undergo very similar transformations while they are encoded and retrieved from memory...
  21. pmc Associative processes in immediate recency
    Marc W Howard
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1700-11. 2007
    ..These results have strong implications for models of the immediate recency effect in free recall...
  22. pmc A context-based theory of recency and contiguity in free recall
    Per B Sederberg
    Department of Psychology and Center for the Study of Brain, Mind, and Behavior, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Psychol Rev 115:893-912. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint Recognition and position information in working memory for visual textures
    Yuko Yotsumforo
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Mem Cognit 36:282-94. 2008
    ..Misidentifications of item position arose from two sources--structural similarity and positional similarity-which combined in an approximately additive fashion...
  24. pmc Characterizing the ERP Old-New effect in a short-term memory task
    Jared F Danker
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Psychophysiology 45:784-93. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with the way that these same ERP components have been characterized in long-term memory, supporting the idea that some of the same processes underlie long- and short-term item recognition...
  25. pmc Techniques and devices to restore cognition
    Mijail Demian Serruya
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Gates 3 HUP, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, United States
    Behav Brain Res 192:149-65. 2008
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  26. pmc Temporal associative processes revealed by intrusions in paired-associate recall
    Orin C Davis
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:64-9. 2008
    ..This across-pair contiguity effect was graded, spanning noncontiguously studied word pairs. The existence of such long-range temporally defined associations lends further support to contextual-retrieval models of episodic association...
  27. pmc Effects of adult aging on utilization of temporal and semantic associations during free and serial recall
    Julie D Golomb
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Mem Cognit 36:947-56. 2008
    ..The differential age decrement for serial versus free recall was accompanied by a persistent influence of latent semantic associations in the older adults, even when maladaptive for serial recall...
  28. ncbi request reprint Going beyond a single list: modeling the effects of prior experience on episodic free recall
    Yevgeniy B Sirotin
    Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:787-805. 2005
    ..These features enabled the model to successfully account for the effects of prior semantic knowledge and prior episodic learning on the pattern of correct recalls and intrusions observed in free recall experiments...
  29. ncbi request reprint Decomposing serial learning: what is missing from the learning curve?
    Kelly M Addis
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:118-24. 2004
    ..Applying this analysis to two large data sets on serial list learning allows us to discern among hypotheses that are indistinguishable solely on the basis of the learning curve...
  30. ncbi request reprint Short-term episodic memory for visual textures: a roving probe gathers some memory
    Feng Zhou
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:112-8. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Theta and gamma oscillations during encoding predict subsequent recall
    Per B Sederberg
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    J Neurosci 23:10809-14. 2003
    ..These findings implicate theta and gamma oscillatory activity, across a widespread network of cortical regions, in the formation of new episodic memories...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intrusions in episodic recall: age differences in editing of overt responses
    Michael J Kahana
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P92-7. 2005
    ..Results suggest that an editing deficit may be a contributor to age differences in episodic recall and that externalized free recall may be a useful tool for testing computationally explicit models of episodic recall...
  33. ncbi request reprint Preservation of episodic visual recognition memory in aging
    Robert Sekuler
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254 9110, USA
    Exp Aging Res 31:1-13. 2005
    ..Overall, neither accuracy of recognition nor speed of response differed significantly between groups, or with probe delay, which strengthens recent claims that visual memory tends to be spared during the course of normal aging...
  34. ncbi request reprint Spacing and lag effects in free recall of pure lists
    Michael J Kahana
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:159-64. 2005
    ..We further report the first demonstration of a lag effect in pure lists, with significantly better recall for lists with widely spaced repetitions than for those with moderately spaced repetitions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Human hippocampal theta activity during virtual navigation
    Arne D Ekstrom
    Division of Brain Mapping and Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Hippocampus 15:881-9. 2005
    ..Our findings demonstrate the existence of movement-related theta oscillations in human hippocampus, and suggest that both cortical and hippocampal oscillations play a role in attention and sensorimotor integration...
  36. ncbi request reprint Theoretical correlations and measured correlations: relating recognition and recall in four distributed memory models
    Michael J Kahana
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 31:933-53. 2005
    ..This model-based analysis provides a general theoretical framework for interpreting contingencies between successive memory tests...
  37. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of memory retrieval in older adulthood
    Arthur Wingfield
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, MS 013, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Can J Exp Psychol 56:187-99. 2002
    ..We argue that the locus of the age deficit in free recall lies at the level of temporal coding of items and the use of temporal associations to guide recall...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cellular networks underlying human spatial navigation
    Arne D Ekstrom
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Nature 425:184-8. 2003
    ..The former are present primarily in the hippocampus, and the latter in the parahippocampal region. Cells throughout the frontal and temporal lobes responded to the subjects' navigational goals and to conjunctions of place, goal and view...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gamma oscillations correlate with working memory load in humans
    Marc W Howard
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:1369-74. 2003
    ..This constitutes the first evidence that gamma oscillations, widely implicated in perceptual processes, support the maintenance of multiple items in working memory...
  40. ncbi request reprint Human theta oscillations related to sensorimotor integration and spatial learning
    Jeremy B Caplan
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    J Neurosci 23:4726-36. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that human cortical oscillations act to coordinate sensory and motor brain activity in various brain regions to facilitate exploratory learning and navigational planning...
  41. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of serial and free recall
    Krystal A Klein
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Mem Cognit 33:833-9. 2005
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  42. pmc Lure similarity affects visual episodic recognition: detailed tests of a noisy exemplar model
    Michael J Kahana
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1222-32. 2007
    ..Fitting each of four summed-similarity models to the individual subjects' data demonstrated a clear superiority for models that take account of interitem similarity on a trialwise basis...
  43. pmc Gamma oscillations distinguish true from false memories
    Per B Sederberg
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:927-32. 2007
    ..Thus, retrieval of true, as compared with false, memories induces a distinct pattern of gamma oscillations, possibly reflecting recollection of contextual information associated with past experience...
  44. pmc Recognition memory for realistic synthetic faces
    Yuko Yotsumoto
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1233-44. 2007
    ..Experiment 2 confirmed the importance of within-list homogeneity directly, without mediation of a model. We discuss the affinities and differences between visual memory for synthetic faces and memory for simpler stimuli...
  45. pmc Lexico-semantic structure and the word-frequency effect in recognition memory
    Joseph D Monaco
    Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Kolb Research Annex, New York, New York 10032 2695, USA
    Learn Mem 14:204-13. 2007
    ..Our modeling results suggest that word frequency is encoded in the semantic structure of language, and that this encoding contributes to the WFE observed in item-recognition experiments...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal and neocortical gamma oscillations predict memory formation in humans
    Per B Sederberg
    Department of Neuroscience PBS and Department of Psychology MST and MJK University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:1190-6. 2007
    ..These findings identify a role for gamma oscillations in verbal memory formation with the hippocampus and the left temporal and frontal cortices, the same regions implicated using noninvasive fMRI recording methods...
  47. ncbi request reprint Oscillatory correlates of the primacy effect in episodic memory
    Per B Sederberg
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroimage 32:1422-31. 2006
    ..Later in the list, as memory load increases, encoding is divided between multiple items...
  48. pmc Shadows of the past: temporal retrieval effects in recognition memory
    Greg Schwartz
    Princeton University, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:898-904. 2005
    ..Further analyses showed that this associative effect was almost entirely due to cases in which the preceding test item received a highest-confidence recognition judgment...
  49. pmc Memory search and the neural representation of context
    Sean M Polyn
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:24-30. 2008
    ..The proposed framework is broadly consistent with neurobiological studies of temporal integration and with studies of memory deficits in individuals with prefrontal damage...