Ruchika Shaurya Prakash

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Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and attentional control in the aging brain
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:229. 2011
  2. pmc Examining neural correlates of skill acquisition in a complex videogame training program
    Ruchika S Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:115. 2012
  3. pmc Mindfulness disposition and default-mode network connectivity in older adults
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:112-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Age-related differences in cortical recruitment and suppression: implications for cognitive performance
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States
    Behav Brain Res 230:192-200. 2012
  5. pmc Aerobic fitness is associated with gray matter volume and white matter integrity in multiple sclerosis
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, USA
    Brain Res 1341:41-51. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Physical activity associated with increased resting-state functional connectivity in multiple sclerosis
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:986-97. 2011
  7. pmc Age-related differences in the involvement of the prefrontal cortex in attentional control
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, USA
    Brain Cogn 71:328-35. 2009
  8. pmc Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory
    Kirk I Erickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3017-22. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Videogame training strategy-induced change in brain function during a complex visuomotor task
    Hyunkyu Lee
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Behav Brain Res 232:348-57. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Effects of training strategies implemented in a complex videogame on functional connectivity of attentional networks
    Michelle W Voss
    University of Illinois, Department of Psychology, Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Neuroimage 59:138-48. 2012

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Publications16

  1. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and attentional control in the aging brain
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:229. 2011
    ..This study provides novel evidence of a differential association of fitness with anterior and posterior brain regions, shedding further light onto the neural changes accompanying cardiorespiratory fitness...
  2. pmc Examining neural correlates of skill acquisition in a complex videogame training program
    Ruchika S Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:115. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that training, specifically one that emphasizes cognitive flexibility can reduce the attentional demands of a complex cognitive task, along with reduced reliance on the motor network...
  3. pmc Mindfulness disposition and default-mode network connectivity in older adults
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:112-7. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Age-related differences in cortical recruitment and suppression: implications for cognitive performance
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States
    Behav Brain Res 230:192-200. 2012
    ..This study adds to the existing gamut of aging literature, providing evidence that DMN function is critical to cognitive functioning in older adults...
  5. pmc Aerobic fitness is associated with gray matter volume and white matter integrity in multiple sclerosis
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, USA
    Brain Res 1341:41-51. 2010
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that fitness exerts a prophylactic influence on the structural decline observed early on, preserving neuronal integrity in multiple sclerosis, thereby reducing long-term disability...
  6. doi request reprint Physical activity associated with increased resting-state functional connectivity in multiple sclerosis
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:986-97. 2011
    ..Results of the study are interpreted in light of the challenge of disentangling effects of physical activity from effects of disease severity and its neuropathological correlates...
  7. pmc Age-related differences in the involvement of the prefrontal cortex in attentional control
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, USA
    Brain Cogn 71:328-35. 2009
    ..These results suggest a limitation in older adults' capabilities for flexibly recruiting the attentional network in response to increasing attentional demands...
  8. pmc Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory
    Kirk I Erickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3017-22. 2011
    ..These theoretically important findings indicate that aerobic exercise training is effective at reversing hippocampal volume loss in late adulthood, which is accompanied by improved memory function...
  9. doi request reprint Videogame training strategy-induced change in brain function during a complex visuomotor task
    Hyunkyu Lee
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Behav Brain Res 232:348-57. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Effects of training strategies implemented in a complex videogame on functional connectivity of attentional networks
    Michelle W Voss
    University of Illinois, Department of Psychology, Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Neuroimage 59:138-48. 2012
    ..Our approach and findings also provide a foundation for exploring the brain plasticity involved in transfer of trained abilities to novel real-world tasks such as driving, sport, or neurorehabilitation...
  11. pmc Neurobiological markers of exercise-related brain plasticity in older adults
    Michelle W Voss
    The University of Iowa, Department of Psychology, IA 52242, United States
    Brain Behav Immun 28:90-9. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Resting-state functional connectivity in multiple sclerosis: an examination of group differences and individual differences
    Alisha L Janssen
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    Neuropsychologia 51:2918-29. 2013
    ..Our findings underscore the importance of examining resting-state oscillations in this population, both as a biomarker of disease progression and a potential target for therapeutic intervention. ..
  13. pmc Basal ganglia volume is associated with aerobic fitness in preadolescent children
    Laura Chaddock
    Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Dev Neurosci 32:249-56. 2010
    ..Because children are becoming increasingly overweight, unhealthy and unfit, understanding the neurocognitive benefits of an active lifestyle during childhood has important public health and educational implications...
  14. pmc Resting hippocampal blood flow, spatial memory and aging
    Susie Heo
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Brain Res 1315:119-27. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate a region-specific CBF-cognition relationship and thereby offer new insight into the complex connection between the aging brain and behavior...
  15. pmc Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is associated with age-related decline in hippocampal volume
    Kirk I Erickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Neurosci 30:5368-75. 2010
    ..Caudate nucleus volume was unrelated to BDNF levels or spatial memory performance. Our results identify serum BDNF as a significant factor related to hippocampal shrinkage and memory decline in late adulthood...
  16. pmc Caudate Nucleus Volume Mediates the Link between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cognitive Flexibility in Older Adults
    Timothy D Verstynen
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Aging Res 2012:939285. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that higher cardiorespiratory fitness predicts better cognitive flexibility in older adults through greater grey matter volume in the dorsal striatum...