Kristy A Nielson

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Affiliation: Marquette University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medial temporal lobe activity for recognition of recent and remote famous names: an event-related fMRI study
    Kelli Douville
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:693-703. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Reduction of the misinformation effect by arousal induced after learning
    Shaun M English
    Department of Psychology and Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Cognition 117:237-42. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative sources of emotional arousal enhance long-term word-list retention when induced as long as 30 min after learning
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 88:40-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Enhanced post-learning memory consolidation is influenced by arousal predisposition and emotion regulation but not by stimulus valence or arousal
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 92:70-9. 2009
  5. pmc Prediction of cognitive decline in healthy older adults using fMRI
    John L Woodard
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 21:871-85. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Muscle tension induced after learning enhances long-term narrative and visual memory in healthy older adults
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA Electronic address
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 109:144-50. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Memory modulation in the classroom: selective enhancement of college examination performance by arousal induced after lecture
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 98:12-6. 2012
  8. pmc Common neural systems associated with the recognition of famous faces and names: an event-related fMRI study
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, United States
    Brain Cogn 72:491-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Modulation of long-term memory by arousal in alexithymia: the role of interpretation
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Conscious Cogn 18:786-93. 2009
  10. pmc Age-related functional recruitment for famous name recognition: an event-related fMRI study
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1494-504. 2006

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Medial temporal lobe activity for recognition of recent and remote famous names: an event-related fMRI study
    Kelli Douville
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:693-703. 2005
    ..However, the finding of a temporal gradient in the right MTL also provides support for the HC model, given the greater MTL response associated with recently famous names relative to remotely famous names...
  2. doi request reprint Reduction of the misinformation effect by arousal induced after learning
    Shaun M English
    Department of Psychology and Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Cognition 117:237-42. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that arousal induced after learning reduced source confusion, allowing participants to better retrieve accurate details and to better reject misinformation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative sources of emotional arousal enhance long-term word-list retention when induced as long as 30 min after learning
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 88:40-7. 2007
    ..Important implications for developing memory intervention strategies and for preserving and validating witness testimony are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Enhanced post-learning memory consolidation is influenced by arousal predisposition and emotion regulation but not by stimulus valence or arousal
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 92:70-9. 2009
    ..Thus, individual differences that influence arousal responding can contribute to or interfere with memory modulation...
  5. pmc Prediction of cognitive decline in healthy older adults using fMRI
    John L Woodard
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 21:871-85. 2010
    ..These results have implications for enriching prevention clinical trials designed to slow AD progression...
  6. doi request reprint Muscle tension induced after learning enhances long-term narrative and visual memory in healthy older adults
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA Electronic address
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 109:144-50. 2014
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  7. doi request reprint Memory modulation in the classroom: selective enhancement of college examination performance by arousal induced after lecture
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 98:12-6. 2012
    ..The results reinforce the role of post-learning arousal on memory consolidation processes, expanding the literature to include a real-world learning context...
  8. pmc Common neural systems associated with the recognition of famous faces and names: an event-related fMRI study
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, United States
    Brain Cogn 72:491-8. 2010
    ..Findings are discussed within the framework of recent proposals concerning the neural network of person identification...
  9. doi request reprint Modulation of long-term memory by arousal in alexithymia: the role of interpretation
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Conscious Cogn 18:786-93. 2009
    ..Yet, delayed word recognition was enhanced by arousal regardless of alexithymia status. Thus, subjective response to arousal, i.e., cognitive appraisal, was not necessary for memory modulation to occur...
  10. pmc Age-related functional recruitment for famous name recognition: an event-related fMRI study
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1494-504. 2006
    ..The results support and extend the existing literature to semantic memory tasks, indicating that older adult brains use functional recruitment to support task performance, even when task performance accuracy is high...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effects of non-contingent extrinsic and intrinsic rewards on memory consolidation
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 84:42-8. 2005
    ..These types of treatments might be useful for the development of new memory intervention strategies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differences in the functional neuroanatomy of inhibitory control across the adult life span
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53201, USA
    Psychol Aging 17:56-71. 2002
    ..The results are consistent with a compensatory interpretation and extend the aging neuroimaging literature into the cognitive domain of inhibition...
  13. pmc Comparability of functional MRI response in young and old during inhibition
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology, Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, PO Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neuroreport 15:129-33. 2004
    ..We conclude that activation during cognitive inhibition, which was predominantly increased in elders, was not due to vascular confounds or specific changes in hemodynamic coupling...
  14. ncbi request reprint Memory enhancement by a semantically unrelated emotional arousal source induced after learning
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 84:49-56. 2005
    ..Potential reasons for contradictory findings in some previous studies, such as the timing of "delayed" memory tests, are discussed...
  15. pmc Does physical activity influence semantic memory activation in amnestic mild cognitive impairment?
    J Carson Smith
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Psychiatry Res 193:60-2. 2011
    ..Significantly greater semantic memory activation occurred in the left caudate of High- versus Low-PA patients, (P=0.03), suggesting PA may enhance memory-related caudate activation in aMCI...
  16. pmc Comparison of semantic and episodic memory BOLD fMRI activation in predicting cognitive decline in older adults
    Nathan Hantke
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:11-21. 2013
    ..These results have implications for use of fMRI in prevention clinical trials involving the identification of persons at-risk for age-associated memory loss and Alzheimer's disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint fMRI of healthy older adults during Stroop interference
    Scott A Langenecker
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Neuroimage 21:192-200. 2004
    ..The results support the recruitment construct and suggest, along with previous research, that the inferior frontal gyrus is important for successful inhibition...
  18. pmc Recognition of famous names predicts cognitive decline in healthy elders
    Michael Seidenberg
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Neuropsychology 27:333-42. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the TG pattern on a famous name recognition task (FNRT) would predict future cognitive decline, and also show a significant correlation with hippocampal volume...
  19. pmc Functional magnetic resonance imaging of semantic memory as a presymptomatic biomarker of Alzheimer's disease risk
    Michael A Sugarman
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1822:442-56. 2012
    ..Future directions for research and potential clinical uses of semantic memory paradigms are also discussed. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Imaging Brain Aging and Neurodegenerative disease...
  20. doi request reprint Memory for emotionally provocative words in alexithymia: a role for stimulus relevance
    Mitchell A Meltzer
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Conscious Cogn 19:1062-8. 2010
    ..The results suggest that personal relevance can shape cognitive processing of stimuli, even to enhance retention of a subclass of stimuli whose retention is generally impaired in alexithymia...
  21. pmc Interactive effects of physical activity and APOE-ε4 on BOLD semantic memory activation in healthy elders
    J Carson Smith
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Neuroimage 54:635-44. 2011
    ..Longitudinal studies are required to determine whether increased semantic memory processing in physically active at-risk individuals is protective against future cognitive decline...
  22. pmc An evaluation of distinct volumetric and functional MRI contributions toward understanding age and task performance: a study in the basal ganglia
    Scott A Langenecker
    Department of Psychology and the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee WI, USA
    Brain Res 1135:58-68. 2007
    ..Importantly, fMRI activation and volumes from each ROI were not significantly inter-correlated. These findings suggest that structural and functional MRI make unique contributions to the study of performance changes in aging...
  23. doi request reprint Semantic memory functional MRI and cognitive function after exercise intervention in mild cognitive impairment
    J Carson Smith
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 37:197-215. 2013
    ..Clinical trials are needed to determine if exercise is effective to delay conversion to AD. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Frontal recruitment during response inhibition in older adults replicated with fMRI
    Scott A Langenecker
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 48109, USA
    Neuroimage 20:1384-92. 2003
    ..This study adds to existing research suggesting that bilateral frontal activation is a predominant finding in the aging literature, and not specific to certain tasks in age group comparisons...
  25. ncbi request reprint A task to manipulate attentional load, set-shifting, and inhibitory control: convergent validity and test-retest reliability of the Parametric Go/No-Go Test
    Scott A Langenecker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:842-53. 2007
    ..Learning effects were significantly less than those for the Trail Making Test. The present results provide solid initial support for the validity and reliability of the PGNG...
  26. pmc Temporally graded activation of neocortical regions in response to memories of different ages
    John L Woodard
    Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1113-24. 2007
    ..Theoretical implications of these findings for the two dominant models of remote memory functioning (Consolidation Theory and Multiple Trace Theory) are discussed...