MARK D'ESPOSITO

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortical contributions to working memory: evidence from event-related fMRI studies
    M D'ESPOSITO
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1650, USA
    Exp Brain Res 133:3-11. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Alterations in the BOLD fMRI signal with ageing and disease: a challenge for neuroimaging
    MARK D'ESPOSITO
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 3210 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 4:863-72. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A functional MRI study of the effects of bromocriptine, a dopamine receptor agonist, on component processes of working memory
    Sasha E B Gibbs
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 132 Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 180:644-53. 2005
  4. pmc The functional anatomy of a perceptual decision in the human brain
    Andrew S Kayser
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, 132 Barker Hall, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:1179-94. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Top-down suppression deficit underlies working memory impairment in normal aging
    Adam Gazzaley
    Henry H Wheeler, Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Neurosci 8:1298-300. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissecting contributions of prefrontal cortex and fusiform face area to face working memory
    T Jason Druzgal
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:771-84. 2003
  7. pmc Age-related top-down suppression deficit in the early stages of cortical visual memory processing
    Adam Gazzaley
    Department of Neurology and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13122-6. 2008
  8. pmc The effect of non-visual working memory load on top-down modulation of visual processing
    Jesse Rissman
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:1637-46. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring functional connectivity during distinct stages of a cognitive task
    Jesse Rissman
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Neuroimage 23:752-63. 2004
  10. doi request reprint The prefrontal cortex modulates category selectivity in human extrastriate cortex
    Brian T Miller
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1-10. 2011

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortical contributions to working memory: evidence from event-related fMRI studies
    M D'ESPOSITO
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1650, USA
    Exp Brain Res 133:3-11. 2000
    ..Thus, lateral PFC activity cannot be ascribed to the function of a single, unitary cognitive operation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Alterations in the BOLD fMRI signal with ageing and disease: a challenge for neuroimaging
    MARK D'ESPOSITO
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 3210 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 4:863-72. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A functional MRI study of the effects of bromocriptine, a dopamine receptor agonist, on component processes of working memory
    Sasha E B Gibbs
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 132 Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 180:644-53. 2005
    ....
  4. pmc The functional anatomy of a perceptual decision in the human brain
    Andrew S Kayser
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, 132 Barker Hall, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:1179-94. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Top-down suppression deficit underlies working memory impairment in normal aging
    Adam Gazzaley
    Henry H Wheeler, Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Neurosci 8:1298-300. 2005
    ..Moreover, this suppression-specific attention deficit correlated with impaired working memory performance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissecting contributions of prefrontal cortex and fusiform face area to face working memory
    T Jason Druzgal
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:771-84. 2003
    ..These results support existing neurophysiological models of visual working memory developed in the nonhuman primate...
  7. pmc Age-related top-down suppression deficit in the early stages of cortical visual memory processing
    Adam Gazzaley
    Department of Neurology and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13122-6. 2008
    ..Thus, these data reconcile two cognitive aging hypotheses by revealing that an interaction of deficits in inhibition and processing speed contributes to age-related cognitive impairment...
  8. pmc The effect of non-visual working memory load on top-down modulation of visual processing
    Jesse Rissman
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:1637-46. 2009
    ..Cooney, J. W., Rissman, J., & D'Esposito, M. (2005). Top-down suppression deficit underlies working memory impairment in normal aging. Nature Neuroscience 8, 1298-1300], suggesting the possibility of a common underlying mechanism...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring functional connectivity during distinct stages of a cognitive task
    Jesse Rissman
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Neuroimage 23:752-63. 2004
    ..Distinct functional connectivity maps were generated during the component stages of this task, illustrating how important and novel observations of neural networks within the isolated stages of a cognitive task can be obtained...
  10. doi request reprint The prefrontal cortex modulates category selectivity in human extrastriate cortex
    Brian T Miller
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1-10. 2011
    ..These two experiments provide convergent evidence highlighting a direct role of PFC in the top-down modulation of bottom-up visual signals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reducing vascular variability of fMRI data across aging populations using a breathholding task
    Daniel A Handwerker
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:846-59. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Reward modulation of prefrontal and visual association cortex during an incentive working memory task
    Daniel C Krawczyk
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Brain Res 1141:168-77. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of distraction during working memory on delay-period activity in the prefrontal cortex and the visual association cortex
    Jong H Yoon
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, 132 Barker Hall, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Neuroimage 29:1117-26. 2006
    ..Furthermore, persistent coactivation between the PFC and sensory areas may be a mechanism by which information is actively maintained...
  14. pmc Attention selectively modifies the representation of individual faces in the human brain
    Caterina Gratton
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720
    J Neurosci 33:6979-89. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that attention may act via a unitary principle of selective enhancement of responses to both simple and complex stimuli across multiple stages of the visual hierarchy...
  15. pmc Modulation of inhibition of return by the dopamine D2 receptor agonist bromocriptine depends on individual DAT1 genotype
    Ariel Rokem
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:1133-8. 2012
    ..This inverted U-shaped pattern resembles previously described relationships between DA levels and performance on cognitive tasks and suggests an involvement of striatal DA in IOR that does not include a role in involuntary attention...
  16. pmc Top-down flow of visual spatial attention signals from parietal to occipital cortex
    Thomas Z Lauritzen
    Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3220, USA
    J Vis 9:18.1-14. 2009
    ..These results are consistent with transmission of top-down spatial attention signals from IPS1 and IPS2 to early visual cortex...
  17. ncbi request reprint Functional interactions between prefrontal and visual association cortex contribute to top-down modulation of visual processing
    Adam Gazzaley
    Department of Neurology and Physiology, Keck Center of Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 2522, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:i125-35. 2007
    ..Although our correlation analyses do not permit assessment of directionality, these findings suggest that PFC biases activity levels in VAC by adjusting the strength of functional coupling in accordance with stimulus relevance...
  18. pmc Regional specificity and practice: dynamic changes in object and spatial working memory
    Susan M Landau
    Henry H Wheeler Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3192, USA
    Brain Res 1180:78-89. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Distinct mechanisms in visual category learning
    Joe DeGutis
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 7:251-9. 2007
    ..These dissociable effects suggest that there are several distinct neural mechanisms involved in categorization, and provide a framework for understanding the contribution of each of these brain regions in categorization...
  20. doi request reprint Spatio-temporal dynamics of neural mechanisms underlying component operations in working memory
    Brian T Miller
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Brain Res 1206:61-75. 2008
    ....
  21. pmc Estrogen shapes dopamine-dependent cognitive processes: implications for women's health
    Emily Jacobs
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 31:5286-93. 2011
    ..Given the clinical prevalence of dopaminergic drugs, understanding the relationship between estrogen and DA is essential for advancing women's health...
  22. pmc Dynamic adjustments in prefrontal, hippocampal, and inferior temporal interactions with increasing visual working memory load
    Jesse Rissman
    Henry H Wheeler, Jr Brain Imaging Center, Department of Psychology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1618-29. 2008
    ....
  23. pmc The dynamic nature of top-down signals originating from prefrontal cortex: a combined fMRI-TMS study
    Taraz G Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94110, USA
    J Neurosci 32:15458-66. 2012
    ..These findings provide evidence for a compensatory mechanism following insults to the brain, and insight into the dynamic nature of top-down signals originating from the PFC...
  24. ncbi request reprint Functional interactions between oculomotor regions during prosaccades and antisaccades
    Lee M Miller
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 26:119-27. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the pre-SMA coordinates with FEF to maintain a controlled, preparatory set for task-appropriate oculomotor execution...
  25. pmc Cholinergic enhancement reduces spatial spread of visual responses in human early visual cortex
    Michael A Silver
    School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Neuron 60:904-14. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate that acetylcholine regulates spatial integration in human visual cortex...
  26. pmc A comparison of Granger causality and coherency in fMRI-based analysis of the motor system
    Andrew S Kayser
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3475-94. 2009
    ..Ultimately, the ideal approach to fMRI data analysis is likely to involve a complementary combination of methods, possibly including both Granger causality and coherency...
  27. ncbi request reprint Top-down enhancement and suppression of the magnitude and speed of neural activity
    Adam Gazzaley
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:507-17. 2005
    ..We further document capacity limitations in top-down enhancement corresponding with working memory performance deficits...
  28. ncbi request reprint Measuring temporal dynamics of functional networks using phase spectrum of fMRI data
    Felice T Sun
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Neuroimage 28:227-37. 2005
    ..These temporal measurements are important in determining how regions within a network interact and provide valuable information about the sequence of cognitive processes within a network...
  29. ncbi request reprint Age-related deficits in component processes of working memory
    Adam Gazzaley
    Department of Neurology, University of California, CA 94143 2522, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:532-9. 2007
    ..These results suggest that when working memory maintenance systems are taxed, faulty recognition processes may underlie cognitive aging deficits in healthy older individuals...
  30. ncbi request reprint Individual capacity differences predict working memory performance and prefrontal activity following dopamine receptor stimulation
    Sasha E B Gibbs
    University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:212-21. 2005
    ..Individual differences in PFC dopamine receptor concentration may thus underlie the behavioral effects of dopamine stimulation on working memory function...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impulsive responding in alcoholics
    Jennifer M Mitchell
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94608, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:2158-69. 2005
    ..In DD paradigms subjects choose between a small, immediate reward and a larger, delayed reward...
  32. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging evidence for a hierarchical organization of the prefrontal cortex
    David Badre
    University of California, Berkeley
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:2082-99. 2007
    ..In addition to providing further support for a representational hierarchy account of the rostro-caudal gradient in the PFC, these data provide important empirical constraints on current theorizing about control hierarchies and the PFC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Functional connectivity of cortical networks involved in bimanual motor sequence learning
    Felice T Sun
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:1227-34. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that the functional connectivity of the cortical motor network is modulated with practice and suggest that early skill learning is mediated by enhanced interregional coupling...
  34. ncbi request reprint Spatio-temporal information analysis of event-related BOLD responses
    Galit Fuhrmann Alpert
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Neuroimage 34:1545-61. 2007
    ..Brain areas found to be associated with reduced activity during motor learning, predominantly in prefrontal brain regions, are informative about the task typically at significantly later times...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impulsive personality predicts dopamine-dependent changes in frontostriatal activity during component processes of working memory
    Roshan Cools
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 3190, USA
    J Neurosci 27:5506-14. 2007
    ..The present results provide a key link between dopamine D2 receptor function, impulsivity, and frontostriatal activity during component processes of working memory...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal and parietal contributions to refreshing: an rTMS study
    Brian T Miller
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, 132 Barker Hall, MC 3190, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Neuroimage 39:436-40. 2008
    ..In contrast, SMG stimulation slowed participants in both refreshing and repeating words, indicating a more general role of SMG in verbal processing...
  37. pmc Abstract rule learning: the differential effects of lesions in frontal cortex
    Andrew S Kayser
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cereb Cortex 23:230-40. 2013
    ..These findings support the theory that activity within lateral frontal cortex shapes the search for relevant stimulus-response mappings, while emphasizing that the behavioral correlate of impairments depends critically on task structure...
  38. doi request reprint Working memory capacity predicts dopamine synthesis capacity in the human striatum
    Roshan Cools
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3190, USA
    J Neurosci 28:1208-12. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Functional connectivity during working memory maintenance
    Adam Gazzaley
    University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:580-99. 2004
    ..These findings support the notion that the coordinated functional interaction between nodes of a widely distributed network underlies the active maintenance of a perceptual representation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Functional plasticity in ventral temporal cortex following cognitive rehabilitation of a congenital prosopagnosic
    Joseph M Degutis
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1790-802. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Sequence learning in pianists and nonpianists: an fMRI study of motor expertise
    Susan M Landau
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, 132 Barker Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 6:246-59. 2006
    ..These findings provide evidence that different neural systems subserve slow and fast phases of learning...
  42. ncbi request reprint Neural implementation of response selection in humans as revealed by localized effects of stimulus-response compatibility on brain activation
    Eric H Schumacher
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 17:193-201. 2002
    ..Anterior cingulate and lateral premotor cortices may also be involved in response selection, or these regions may mediate other response processes...
  43. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of prefrontal cortical function: implications for cognitive rehabilitation
    MARK D'ESPOSITO
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Prog Brain Res 157:123-139. 2006
    ..Thus, the aim of this chapter is to review current hypotheses and knowledge about the neural mechanisms underlying the normal function of the PFC in cognition that could guide the development of therapeutic interventions...
  44. pmc A method for event-related phase/amplitude coupling
    Bradley Voytek
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Neuroimage 64:416-24. 2013
    ....
  45. pmc Focal brain lesions to critical locations cause widespread disruption of the modular organization of the brain
    Caterina Gratton
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1275-85. 2012
    ..These findings fundamentally revise our understanding of the remote effects of focal brain damage and may explain numerous puzzling cases of functional deficits that are observed following brain injury...
  46. pmc Neural representations of relevant and irrelevant features in perceptual decision making
    Andrew S Kayser
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    J Neurosci 30:15778-89. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint A functional MRI study of the influence of practice on component processes of working memory
    Susan M Landau
    Henry H Wheeler Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, and Department of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley, 3210 Tolman Hall 1650, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Neuroimage 22:211-21. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that practice influences particular component processes of WM differently, and that the efficiency of these processes may not be captured by performance measures alone...
  48. ncbi request reprint Top-down modulation and normal aging
    Adam Gazzaley
    Department of Neurology and Physiology, Keck Center of Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 2522, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1097:67-83. 2007
    ..We are now further characterizing the basis of these age-related alterations in top-down modulation and investigating interventions to remedy them...
  49. ncbi request reprint Is the prefrontal cortex necessary for delay task performance? Evidence from lesion and FMRI data
    MARK D'ESPOSITO
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California Berkeley, 132 Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:248-60. 2006
    ....
  50. doi request reprint The search for the phonological store: from loop to convolution
    Bradley R Buchsbaum
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:762-78. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Region-specific changes in prefrontal function with age: a review of PET and fMRI studies on working and episodic memory
    M Natasha Rajah
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Brain 128:1964-83. 2005
    ..As a result of these changes, functional compensation in left dorsal and anterior PFC may occur. We hope that future studies will be conducted to either confirm or counter these hypotheses...
  52. ncbi request reprint Perceptual fusion and stimulus coincidence in the cross-modal integration of speech
    Lee M Miller
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Neurosci 25:5884-93. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate how elements of the cross-modal speech integration network differ in their sensitivity to physical reality versus perceptual experience...
  53. ncbi request reprint Controlling the integration of emotion and cognition: the role of frontal cortex in distinguishing helpful from hurtful emotional information
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:448-53. 2006
    ..Together, the two studies suggest that activity in lateral orbitofrontal cortex is associated with evaluating the contextual relevance of emotional information for decision making...
  54. pmc From cognitive to neural models of working memory
    MARK D'ESPOSITO
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, 132 Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:761-72. 2007
    ..Thus, working memory is not localized to a single brain region but probably is an emergent property of the functional interactions between the PFC and the rest of the brain...
  55. pmc Repetition suppression and reactivation in auditory-verbal short-term recognition memory
    Bradley R Buchsbaum
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:1474-85. 2009
    ..We interpret these results in light of recent theories of the functional specialization along the anterior and posterior axes of the superior temporal lobe...
  56. pmc Double dissociation of two cognitive control networks in patients with focal brain lesions
    Emi M Nomura
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12017-22. 2010
    ..Together this evidence suggests that networks defined by their role in cognitive control processes exhibit independence in resting data...
  57. ncbi request reprint The contribution of functional brain imaging to our understanding of cognitive aging
    Adam Gazzaley
    Henry H Wheeler, Jr Brain Imaging Center at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2003:PE2. 2003
    ..New methods in functional brain imaging are beginning to provide possible answers to questions regarding age-related cognitive decline...
  58. pmc The salience network causally influences default mode network activity during moral reasoning
    Winston Chiong
    1 Memory and Ageing Centre, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Brain 136:1929-41. 2013
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Alpha-band phase synchrony is related to activity in the fronto-parietal adaptive control network
    Sepideh Sadaghiani
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 32:14305-10. 2012
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Modulation of inferotemporal cortex activation during verbal working memory maintenance
    Christian J Fiebach
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 132 Barker Hall, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Neuron 51:251-61. 2006
    ..More generally, they suggest that verbal working memory should be conceptualized as the frontally guided, sustained activation of pre-existing cortical language representations...
  61. ncbi request reprint Amygdala response to facial expressions reflects emotional learning
    Christine I Hooker
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 3190, USA
    J Neurosci 26:8915-22. 2006
    ..The results provide evidence that the amygdala uses social signals to rapidly and flexibly learn threatening and rewarding associations that ultimately serve to enhance survival...
  62. ncbi request reprint Searching for "the top" in top-down control
    Brian T Miller
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Neuron 48:535-8. 2005
    ..However, we discuss several promising approaches that could further our understanding of the role of the PFC in goal-directed behavior...
  63. ncbi request reprint Frontal networks for learning and executing arbitrary stimulus-response associations
    Charlotte A Boettiger
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    J Neurosci 25:2723-32. 2005
    ..Our results show that distinct components of the dorsolateral, ventrolateral, and anterior PFC, lateral premotor cortex, supplementary motor area, and the striatum are involved in learning versus executing categorical S-R rules...
  64. pmc Lateral Prefrontal Cortex is Organized into Parallel Dorsal and Ventral Streams Along the Rostro-Caudal Axis
    Robert S Blumenfeld
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Cereb Cortex 23:2457-66. 2013
    ..Our results provide evidence for a novel framework for the intrinsic organization of the frontal cortex that incorporates connections between medio-lateral, dorso-ventral, and rostro-caudal axes. ..
  65. pmc Longitudinal evidence for functional specialization of the neural circuit supporting working memory in the human brain
    Amy S Finn
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    J Neurosci 30:11062-7. 2010
    ..The diminishing contribution of the hippocampus in working memory function with age is an important observation that informs questions about how children and adults learn differently...
  66. doi request reprint A functional role for the motor system in language understanding: evidence from theta-burst transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Roel M Willems
    1Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:849-54. 2011
    ..These results suggest that premotor cortex has a functional role in action-language understanding...
  67. ncbi request reprint Functional reintegration of prefrontal neural networks for enhancing recovery after brain injury
    Anthony J W Chen
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 21:107-18. 2006
    ..This neural network-level approach may guide cognitive rehabilitation and facilitate development of adjunctive biologic treatments to enhance the effects of training...
  68. pmc Spatial and temporal dynamics of cortical networks engaged in memory encoding and retrieval
    Brian T Miller
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley CA, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:109. 2012
    ..Together, these findings contribute to the growing literature exploring the spatio-temporal dynamics of basic memory operations...
  69. ncbi request reprint Variation of BOLD hemodynamic responses across subjects and brain regions and their effects on statistical analyses
    Daniel A Handwerker
    Henry H Wheeler Jr Brain Imaging Center, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Neuroimage 21:1639-51. 2004
    ..These results highlight the benefits of determining the best possible HRF estimate and potential negative consequences of assuming HRF consistency across subjects or brain regions...