Michael A Yassa

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Functional MRI of the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis during conditions of uncertainty in generalized anxiety disorder
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1045-52. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Searching for novel biomarkers using high resolution diffusion tensor imaging
    Michael A Yassa
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 26:297-305. 2011
  3. pmc Pattern separation in the hippocampus
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Trends Neurosci 34:515-25. 2011
  4. pmc Age-related memory deficits linked to circuit-specific disruptions in the hippocampus
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8873-8. 2011
  5. pmc Effect of handedness on fMRI activation in the medial temporal lobe during an auditory verbal memory task
    Jennifer L Cuzzocreo
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1271-8. 2009
  6. pmc Familial risk for Alzheimer's disease alters fMRI activation patterns
    Susan Spear Bassett
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Brain 129:1229-39. 2006
  7. pmc Reduction of hippocampal hyperactivity improves cognition in amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Arnold Bakker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neuron 74:467-74. 2012
  8. pmc Gray matter in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: voxel-based morphometry
    David Bonekamp
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neuroreport 21:259-63. 2010
  9. pmc Altered fMRI activation during mental rotation in those at genetic risk for Alzheimer disease
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Phipps 300, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurology 70:1898-904. 2008
  10. pmc Perturbations of neural circuitry in aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease
    Stephanie L Leal
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Ageing Res Rev 12:823-31. 2013

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Publications14

  1. pmc Functional MRI of the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis during conditions of uncertainty in generalized anxiety disorder
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1045-52. 2012
    ..Future studies are needed to investigate the temporal dynamics of activation and deactivation in these regions...
  2. doi request reprint Searching for novel biomarkers using high resolution diffusion tensor imaging
    Michael A Yassa
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 26:297-305. 2011
    ..Although these methods are still in their infancy and many challenges have to be overcome before they can be used in a clinical fashion, results so far have been promising. Challenges and future directions are discussed in detail...
  3. pmc Pattern separation in the hippocampus
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Trends Neurosci 34:515-25. 2011
    ..We discuss the impact of aging and adult neurogenesis on pattern separation, and also highlight several challenges to linking across species and approaches, and suggest future directions for investigation...
  4. pmc Age-related memory deficits linked to circuit-specific disruptions in the hippocampus
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8873-8. 2011
    ..These results highlight structural and functional alterations in the hippocampal network that predict age-related changes in memory function and present potential targets for intervention...
  5. pmc Effect of handedness on fMRI activation in the medial temporal lobe during an auditory verbal memory task
    Jennifer L Cuzzocreo
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1271-8. 2009
    ..This provides evidence of functional differences between left-handers and right-handers, which extends to declarative memory processes...
  6. pmc Familial risk for Alzheimer's disease alters fMRI activation patterns
    Susan Spear Bassett
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Brain 129:1229-39. 2006
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  7. pmc Reduction of hippocampal hyperactivity improves cognition in amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Arnold Bakker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neuron 74:467-74. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Gray matter in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: voxel-based morphometry
    David Bonekamp
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neuroreport 21:259-63. 2010
    ..Voxel-based morphometry provides an operator-unbiased means to investigate volumetric differences, which may be related to impaired neuropsychological functioning...
  9. pmc Altered fMRI activation during mental rotation in those at genetic risk for Alzheimer disease
    Michael A Yassa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Phipps 300, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurology 70:1898-904. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to examine differential functional MRI patterns in those at genetic risk for Alzheimer disease (AD), specifically investigating parietal lobe activation, a brain region with changes noted in the early stages of AD...
  10. pmc Perturbations of neural circuitry in aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease
    Stephanie L Leal
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Ageing Res Rev 12:823-31. 2013
    ..We believe that testing this model explicitly is an important direction for future research, particularly in the context of biomarker discovery and clinical trial design. ..
  11. doi request reprint Perceptual versus conceptual interference and pattern separation of verbal stimuli in young and older adults
    Maria Ly
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Hippocampus 23:425-30. 2013
    ..e. gist) is impaired in older adults, and suggests that the impairment observed in pictorial tasks may be driven mostly by failure in perceptual and not conceptual pattern separation...
  12. doi request reprint Spatial discrimination deficits as a function of mnemonic interference in aged adults with and without memory impairment
    Zachariah M Reagh
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Hippocampus 24:303-14. 2014
    ..2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  13. doi request reprint Post-study caffeine administration enhances memory consolidation in humans
    Daniel Borota
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Nat Neurosci 17:201-3. 2014
    ..We conclude that caffeine enhanced consolidation of long-term memories in humans. ..
  14. pmc Brain activation in offspring of AD cases corresponds to 10q linkage
    Susan Spear Bassett
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Neurol 58:142-6. 2005
    ..These results suggest the possibility that activation patterns may prove useful as a preclinical quantitative trait related to the putative familial late-onset AD gene in this chromosome 10 region...